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  • Senate's inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides

    WASHINGTON A soon-to-be released Senate report on the CIA doesn't assess the responsibility of former President George W. Bush or his top aides for any of the abuses of the agency's detention and interrogation program, avoiding a full public accounting of...
  • Ex-Glencoe man stepping down as No. 2 at Justice Department

    Ex-Glencoe man stepping down as No. 2 at Justice Department
    Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole, who grew up in Chicago’s North Shore, said in an interview Thursday that, like his boss, he will soon leave the Justice Department. The coming departure of Cole, who for four years has been the day-to-day...
  • DOJ official: California should strengthen medical marijuana oversight

    DOJ official: California should strengthen medical marijuana oversight
    California should strengthen its regulation of the medical marijuana industry if the state wants to avoid federal intervention, Deputy Atty. Gen. James M. Cole said Thursday in an interview with The Times. Cole, who announced Thursday that he is leaving...
  • Deputy Atty. Gen. James Cole to resign

    Deputy Atty. Gen. James M. Cole said in an interview Thursday that, like his boss, he will soon leave the Justice Department. The coming departure of Cole, who for four years has been the day-to-day boss of the department, adds to a growing leadership...
  • Justice asks judge to delay release of Guantanamo force-feeding videos

    MIAMI The Justice Department late Wednesday asked a federal judge to delay the release of dozens of videos of a Guantanamo captive being tackled, shackled and forced-fed at the prison camps in Cuba, saying it may move to block the judge's order to make...
  • Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support

    Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support
    A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....
  • Suspect indicted in Benghazi attack that killed U.S. ambassador

    Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is suspected of helping direct the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, was indicted Tuesday as the "leader of an extremist military group" who conspired to carry out the fiery ambush that killed...
  • Studies confirm: death penalties deter many murders at far less cost

    WASHINGTON On September 17, Texas executed Lisa Coleman for murdering a 9-year-old child. Death penalty opponents argue that, even in the most heinous cases, executions are just too costly, and that society would do better to substitute life-without-...
  • No. 2 U.S. Justice Department official to step down, source says

    No. 2 U.S. Justice Department official to step down, source says
    The No. 2 official at the U.S. Justice Department, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, is planning to step down, a person familiar with his plans said on Thursday. Cole's departure is the latest in a series from top officials at the agency, including...
  • U.S. Justice Department's No. 2 official to step down

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The No. 2 official at the U.S. Department of Justice, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, plans to step down, the latest in a series of departures from top officials at the agency. Cole's exit, which the Justice Department...
  • DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray

    DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray
    DRB Capital plans to hire 75 employees and double its employment in Delray Beach in exchange for $450,000 in state and local incentives, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County said this week. Through DRB, people who have structured...