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  • Senators call for Takata probe

    WASHINGTON Two U.S. senators urged the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into media reports that air bag supplier Takata conducted secret tests on ruptures a decade ago. The request by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Ed...
  • U.S. lawmakers want criminal probe of Takata as air bag concerns grow

    U.S. lawmakers want criminal probe of Takata as air bag concerns grow
      WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic lawmakers on Friday called for the U.S. Justice Department to examine whether air bag-maker Takata broke the law, as authorities study the dangers of the safety device that is now part of a sweeping recall. The...
  • U.S. regulators to join UK in forex fines for banks

    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators plan to join their UK peers in a multi-billion-dollar settlement with a group of the biggest global banks accused of manipulating the foreign exchange market, sources familiar with the matter said, adding...
  • A Democratic Waterloo

    The Duke of Wellington said of his close-run victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo that the French "came on in the same old way, and we sent them back in the same old way." Something like that happened to the Democrats in Tuesday's midterm...
  • Takata air bag problem grows with more Nissans recalled, new lawsuit

    Takata air bag problem grows with more Nissans recalled, new lawsuit
    The Takata exploding air bags controversy continues to grow with Nissan reporting to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it will recall 52,000 more vehicles to fix the problem. Meanwhile, a group of senators is asking the Justice...
  • Hampton's top prosecutor challenges image of convicted killer

    Hampton's top prosecutor challenges image of convicted killer
    Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney Anton Bell told a judge last week that there were two different pictures of Traer Tisdale painted during his sentencing hearing — one of a cold-blooded killer and the other of a man with a good heart who made a...
  • L.A. County Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell has his work cut out for him

    L.A. County Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell has his work cut out for him
    Surrounded by some of Los Angeles County's most powerful politicians, Jim McDonnell gave a victory speech that marveled at how far he had come from a working-class Boston neighborhood to lead the nation's largest sheriff's department. But the prized...
  • Plea deal in works in California prison inmate killing

    WASHINGTON A proposed plea deal could spare the life of a former U.S. Penitentiary Atwater prisoner accused of killing his cellmate in 2003. Now, the fate of the prisoner, Samuel R. Stone, is in the hands of Attorney General Eric Holder. This week,...
  • Bank of America receives downgraded rating for community lending

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In a setback for Bank of America, a federal regulator has lowered its rating for community lending and investing. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency gave the Charlotte bank a "satisfactory" grade, the second-highest of four...
  • In leak crackdown, ex-cop indicted for coaching to beat polygraphs

    WASHINGTON A former Oklahoma City police officer has been indicted on charges of training people to lie about crimes during polygraph tests as part of the Obama administration's unprecedented crackdown on security violators and leakers. Douglas Williams,...
  • Chandra Levy hearing also hints at shadowy Fresno, Calif., crime figure

    WASHINGTON Subject 1 is a dangerous man, officials believe; maybe, one of Fresno, Calif.'s worst. His name remains secret, closely held by prosecutors and investigators. But over three days this week, during hearings related to the revived Chandra Levy...