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  • Feds: Police misconduct rampant in Newark, N.J., city OKs monitor

    NEWARK N.J. (Reuters) - Federal investigators found police repeatedly violated civil rights in Newark, New Jersey's largest city, and recommended an independent monitor to oversee changes, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. The city has...
  • White House says health care tax credits to continue for now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
  • Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations

    Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations
    New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
  • Former Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading

    (Reuters) - A former president of Qualcomm Inc's global business operations pleaded guilty on Monday to insider trading in shares of the mobile phone chipmaker and a company it bought in 2011, as well as to a related money laundering charge. Jing Wang,...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...
  • Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes is hospitalized, criminal case on hold

    PHILADELPHIA An 89-year-old Philadelphia man facing extradition to Germany to face Nazi war crimes charges was hospitalized over the weekend, throwing into doubt the future of U.S. efforts to quickly remove him. Johann Breyer, a retired tool and die...
  • GrayRobinson adds group to advise on medical marijuana

    Doctors, growers, sellers and investors eager to do business in medical marijuana likely will need to figure out what will be legal, and lawyers are ready to offer advice. The Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson, one of Florida's largest, announced...
  • Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M

    Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M
    Putting an end to a five-year whistle-blower lawsuit, Halifax Health Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to settle the second part of its case for $5.5 million. The U.S. Department of Justice filed the notice of settlement Tuesday, which...
  • Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse...
  • That's all? Citigroup eludes real punishment on securities

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 21: Last Monday, the Department of Justice announced a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup, the nation's third-largest bank, over a federal investigation into the bank's...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...