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  • Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants

    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sought on Monday to overturn President Obama's executive action protecting up to 5 million immigrants without documentation from being deported. Arpaio and his attorney, Larry Klayman, argued in front of U.S....
  • Frankfort expects near full recovery of defrauded investment

    Frankfort expects near full recovery of defrauded investment
    Frankfort's village administrator expects the town will recover nearly all of the $140,000 it has tied up in a short-term investment fund that's been defrauded of $50.4 million. Village administrator Jerry Ducay also is board chairman of the Illinois...
  • Despite Controversy, Malloy Sticks With Schriro As Public Safety Commissioner

    Despite Controversy, Malloy Sticks With Schriro As Public Safety Commissioner
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that he'll reappoint Dora Schriro, whose first year as commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) was clouded by controversy over problems in her previous job as head of New York...
  • Georgia prosecutor is Obama's choice for U.S. deputy attorney general

    President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Sally Q. Yates, the U.S. attorney in Atlanta, to be deputy attorney general, the person in day-to-day charge of the Justice Department. If the Senate confirms Yates and Loretta Lynch of New York,...
  • U.S. Justice Dept to review fatal shooting by Milwaukee police officer

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would review a case involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a police officer in Milwaukee after the local prosecutor chose not to pursue criminal charges. The federal review of the April 30...
  • Alstom to pay record $772 million to settle bribery charges with U.S.

    The French firm Alstom SA has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle charges with the U.S. Justice Department alleging the company bribed government officials to win business around the world. The settlement announced by...
  • What were Heisman voters thinking when they picked Jameis this season?

      Somebody get Eric Holder on the line immediately. A blatant case of voter fraud evolved over the weekend and the U.S. Department of Justice needs to investigate. With 100 percent of Heisman precincts reporting, Jameis Winston received four first-...
  • Settling US business, property claims against Cuba poses challenges

    MIAMI If the devil is in the details, one hellish issue along the road to normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba will be finding a way to settle claims by U.S. companies and individuals who lost property in the Cuban revolution more than half a...
  • Gloucester student challenges new transgender policy

    Gloucester student challenges new transgender policy
    The Gloucester High School sophomore whose request to use boys' bathrooms led to a policy limiting the facilities available to transgender students is challenging the restriction with a federal civil rights complaint. The American Civil Liberties...
  • Sony 'made a mistake' in canceling release of 'Interview,' Obama says

    Sony 'made a mistake' in canceling release of 'Interview,' Obama says
    President Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures “made a mistake” in canceling the release of the satirical film “The Interview” after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a corporate...
  • 'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions
    In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — "gang-related" — can have varying meanings....