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  • With Wisconsin casino nixed, tribe considers growing marijuana

    With Wisconsin casino nixed, tribe considers growing marijuana
    If the Menominee tribe can't open a casino in Kenosha, maybe it'll grow marijuana instead. Tribal legislator Craig Corn opened the door Friday to growing marijuana on tribe's impoverished reservation near Shawano. He tells the Milwaukee Journal...
  • Takata to Be Fined $14,000 a Day by NHTSA in Airbag Investigation

    c.2015 New York Times News Service In an escalating standoff with Takata, federal regulators said Friday that they would begin to fine the Japanese auto supplier $14,000 a day, saying it had not fully cooperated in an investigation into defective...
  • With casino nixed, tribe considers growing marijuana

    If the Menominee tribe can't open a casino in Kenosha, maybe it'll grow marijuana instead. Tribal legislator Craig Corn opened the door Friday to growing marijuana on tribe's impoverished reservation near Shawano. He tells the Milwaukee Journal...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Judge who wrote 'torture memos' speaks at University of Utah

    More than 10 years after he authored documents now known as torture memos, federal appeals Judge Jay Bybee heard from some of his critics at the University of Utah Thursday. In Salt Lake City to give an approximately 35-minute talk to law school students...
  • New Sri Lanka gov't ends US lobbying contracts

    In a sign of improving relations with the U.S., Sri Lanka has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that the previous government had signed to help it win friends in Washington amid war crimes allegations, the nation's...
  • US to seek stay of ruling on Obama immigration action

    The government will seek a stay of a judge's decision that has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's action to protect millions of immigrants from deportation, the White House said Friday. The Justice Department paperwork will be filed with a...
  • Justice Department to seek stay of ruling on Obama immigration action

    The government will seek a stay of a judge's decision that has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's action to protect millions of immigrants from deportation, the White House said Friday. The Justice Department paperwork will be filed with a...
  • Baltimore police want to pair officers with mental health professionals

    Baltimore police want to pair officers with mental health professionals
    Baltimore's police commissioner wants to team mental health professionals with police officers and deploy them on emergency calls involving disturbed individuals to calm tense situations and decrease the need to use force. "Having an officer and a...
  • Ferguson officials: No word on federal investigations

    Ferguson leaders said Thursday they haven't heard from the U.S. Department of Justice regarding two federal investigations, one into the shooting death of Michael Brown in August and the other into the practices of the city's police department. Earlier...
  • UCLA superbug: Maker of scopes in deadly outbreak under federal probe

    UCLA superbug: Maker of scopes in deadly outbreak under federal probe
    The manufacturer of the medical scopes at the center of a deadly bacterial outbreakĀ at UCLA Medical Center is under investigation by federal officials for possible violations of laws that ban improper payments to doctors and other customers. Olympus...