U.S. Department of Justice

The Trump Administration Is Appealing a Ruling That Blocked Its Plan to End DACA Protections

(SAN FRANCISCO) — The Trump administration on Tuesday appealed a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for hundreds of …

U.S. Politics

More clarity needed on deals involving Russian news network, Tory MP says

The Conservative Party's foreign affairs critic is calling for greater transparency around the deals struck by RT – a Kremlin-controlled news channel that has been identified by U.S. intelligence authorities as part of Russia's "propaganda machine" – to pay Canadian TV providers for guaranteed …

Veterans Affairs (Canada)

LASD deputy arrested, allegedly agreed to provide drug trafficking security

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly agreeing to provide security during the delivery of narcotics in exchange for …

Crime

Cruel and Unusual: Deadly Abuse in Florida's prisons

Mentally ill inmates at Dade Correctional Institution have been tormented and abused for years, according to three former employees at the …

Prison

DOJ 'Stonewalls' Food Truck Explosion Evidence, U-Haul Claims in Lawsuit | The Legal Intelligencer

<i>U-Haul food truck. Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>Federal investigators are refusing to turn over evidence related to a fatal food truck explosion in …

Law

Little Rock police get federal grant to reduce gun crimes

Little Rock police are using a federal grant to buy technology that will cut the time it takes officers to link shell casings found at different …

Crime

Longtime Mobile news anchor Bob Grip announces retirement

Bob Grip, an iconic figure in Mobile-area television news, announced his retirement to his co-workers Friday afternoon. After working as an anchor at …

John Paul II

Essential oils company sponsors Race to Sky after settling rosewood trafficking case

Montana’s venerable sled dog race has a new name and a sponsor with a checkered recent past.<p>The 33rd version of the Race to the Sky, which starts in …

Montana

Why BlackBerry Stock Should Be on Your Buy List in 2018

BlackBerry has a lot going for it in the new year.<p><b>BlackBerry</b> (NYSE:BB) investors were a happy lot last year as the stock delivered impressive gains …

Stocks

Prosecutors in states that are pot-friendly to decide on crackdown

Associated Press<p>DENVER<p>Whether to crack down on marijuana in states where it is legal is a decision that will now rest with those states’ top federal …

Cannabis

Nearly 70 Congress members push spending bill amendment to protect state-legal marijuana

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 3:47 pm • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 3:50 pm<p>Members of Congress have proposed a spending bill amendment that would ensure …

Cannabis

Morocco 2026 World Cup bid hires international consultants

The Morocco 2026 World Cup bid, which has presented scarce details with six months until the vote, has hired international strategy …

FIFA

Presumption of Declination with Voluntary Disclosure, Cooperation, and Remediation of FCPA Violations

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein recently announced a revision to the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) policy on corporate enforcement of …

Law

Russian parliament approves 1st reading of bill to curb "foreign agent" media

Russian parliament approves 1st reading of bill to curb "foreign agent" media<p>This file photo taken on November 01, 2017 shows a man trying on a VR …

News (China)

First-year Baltimore consent decree plan requires city to submit youth assessment

Baltimore officials are required to submit a report detailing the city’s efforts to decrease the number of youth in the criminal justice system in …

Justice

Hack Education Weekly News

Education in the Courts (and in the AGs’ Offices)<p>Via The Verge: “James Damore sues <b>Google</b> for allegedly discriminating against conservative white …

Education

Trump’s War on Pot Could Split Republicans in 2018

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to leave the issue of marijuana legalization to the states. Then he chose Jeff Sessions as his …

Cannabis

Despite Diversity Initiatives, Black CEOs Are Nearly Extinct Among Fortune 500 companies

A greater emphasis must be placed on developing a pipeline for blacks to ascend to high-ranking corporate positions.<p>Corporate America has a continued diversity problem. It’s a problem that has always existed and one that has become a buzzword as of late across several industries. Industries …

Diversity

The comeback kid: Circuit City will rise again

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Thursday, January 11 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-01-11 16:49:23 GMT<p>The U.S. Department of Justice …

Crime

U.S. vs. AT&T: A Court Fight Over Future of TV

AT&T Inc., a company that has had virtually nothing to do with show business for most of its history, now faces a court battle that’s all about it.<p>Early signs suggest the antitrust fight over AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc. will focus heavily on the small screen, with much of its …

Business

Good Morning, News: Portland Sex Scandals, Parking Wars, and Lies in the Voters' Pamphlet

by Doug BrownGood morning, Portland. Here are some links for you. Levi HastingsFirst up is this week's feature by writer Heather Arndt Anderson about …

Portland, OR

US Creates New Team to Probe Hezbollah Finances, Drug Activities

The U.S. Department of Justice has assembled a team of leading prosecutors to investigate the finances and drug trafficking activities of the …

Middle East

Hopkins study finds disbanded Baltimore Police plainclothes unit provided most effective violence strategy, despite problems

A new study of Baltimore policing strategies to combat gun violence from 2003 to 2017 has concluded the most effective was the so-called “hot spots” …

Justice

Ex-Louisville commit Bowen headed to South Carolina, seeking reinstatement

Brian Bowen - the former Louisville commit who became a central figure in the school's ongoing corruption scandal - has been admitted to South …

Sports

Marijuana users not a priority for Maine U.S. Attorney

In a statement Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Halsey Frank says his office will instead focus on traffickers of "hard drugs" such as opiates, cocaine and …

Cannabis

Study: 55-Year Cycle May Drive Spikes In Murder Rates

<b>DALLAS (CBSNewYork)</b> — Despite efforts by police and city leaders to fight crime, fluctuations in murder rates may follow a 55-year cycle against …

Bill de Blasio

Many states no longer see marijuana simply as a cash cow, and it puts black markets in trouble

• <b>Many states have adopted a more friendly tax-rate structure on marijuana sales.</b>• <b><br>This is primarily for two reasons: high taxes promote black market sales and create incentives for people to travel out of state just to buy marijuana.</b><p>The move toward legalized marijuana has gained momentum in recent …

Cannabis

What Happened to Crime in Camden?

Often ranked as one of the deadliest cities in America, Camden, New Jersey, ended 2017 with its lowest homicide rate since the 1980s.<p>When Camden, New Jersey’s Chief of Police J. Scott Thomson joined the Camden police force as an officer 25 years ago, there were 175 open-air drug markets lining just …

Law Enforcement

The Controversial Question DOJ Wants to Add to the U.S. Census

The Department of Justice requested that the bureau inquire about citizenship in the upcoming questionnaire, a move that experts argue could have a crippling effect on participation.<p>A recent request by the Department of Justice to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census could threaten …

Immigration

Spyware creator arrested for allegedly creeping on thousands for 13 years

The culprit behind the creepy spyware Fruitfly was nabbed finally — after 13 years.<p>A 28-year-old Ohio man was accused Wednesday of running the …

Security