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  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger debated at California PUC

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger debated at California PUC
    California Public Utilities Commission members are scheduled to receive public comment on Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable at a hearing this afternoon in Los Angeles. The hearing is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Junipero...
  • Blackwater verdicts lift 'the fog of war'

     Blackwater verdicts lift 'the fog of war'
    In imposing lengthy prison terms on four former employees of the security firm once known as Blackwater, a federal judge has reinforced the message that the American legal system can mete out justice even when crimes are committed in wartime in another...
  • The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program

    The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program
    State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to...
  • US to tell certain travelers if on no-fly list

    Under legal pressure, the Obama administration will begin telling some suspected terrorists if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States. The new policy allows for an American...
  • Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage

    Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage
    Guam on Wednesday became the first U.S. territory  to allow gay marriage after its attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications, according to a memo obtained by the Los Angeles Times. Atty. Gen....
  • NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer

    NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer
    Federal regulators have denied a request from a PPL Corp. retiree to hold a hearing on the licenses transfer for the Susquehanna nuclear power plant. On Monday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission formally approved PPL's request to transfer the operating...
  • After prosecutors drop charges, man tells police he intends to sue

    After prosecutors drop charges, man tells police he intends to sue
    It's the latest fallout from the Fort Lauderdale cops ousted over racist conduct: the threat of a lawsuit from a man whose charges were dropped after he was arrested by two of the now-fired officers. Alex Pierre, of Lauderhill, who was taken into custody...
  • L.A. County supervisors call for Sheriff's Department hiring plan

    L.A. County supervisors call for Sheriff's Department hiring plan
    As the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department launches a major hiring push, county officials are concerned that it will have a hard time filling hundreds of positions without compromising hiring standards. During discussions about the budget for the...
  • US Justice Department to review California city's police

    The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that it will review hiring, training and oversight in a wide-ranging review of the Calexico Police Department, a step city officials said would help restore public confidence. City and federal officials outlined...
  • Palm Beach County deputy indicted on federal charges of excessive force

    Palm Beach County deputy indicted on federal charges of excessive force
    A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted a Palm Beach County deputy on two charges, including excessive force, which stem from an October 2013 assault at a corrections center, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. Deputy William D....
  • Groups rally against Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger ahead of PUC hearing

    Groups rally against Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger ahead of PUC hearing
    A handful of consumers, advocacy groups and content creators banded together in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday to protest the proposed Comcast Corp.-Time Warner Cable merger. Holding signs with slogans such as "Comcast Mega Merger = worst customer...