U.S. Department of Justice

Oregon Democrats Ask DOJ To Not Withhold Law Enforcement Money

The six Democrats in Oregon’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to not withhold roughly $3 million in grants to law …

Oregon

Judge orders New Orleans to refund three years of red-light traffic camera fines; bill estimated at $28 million

Every driver who paid the fine on a New Orleans traffic camera ticket in the early years of the controversial enforcement program is owed a full …

Baton Rouge

Missouri seeks input on how to spend $41M from Volkswagen

The state of Missouri is looking for input on how to spend $41 million from a national settlement with Volkswagen over the automaker's emissions …

Business

After she warned others of a man fondling himself, he laughed and fractured her face, she says

As she was leaving the grocery store with dinner for her three kids Monday night, a man pulled up to her in his car, asking for directions.<p>But when …

Crime

Autism Wandering Bill Advances In Senate

Federal legislation aimed at providing tracking devices and resources to those with autism and other developmental disabilities who are at risk of …

Autism

The Kremlin’s New Crackdown on the International Press

Moscow says it’s retaliating because the U.S. Justice Department declared RT America (Russia Today) a “foreign agent.”<p>PRAGUE—The Russian Parliament …

Russia

Menendez: Hung jury sent 'a powerful message to the government’

WEST NEW YORK, N.J. — In his first public appearance after his federal corruption case ended in a mistrial, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said Friday the deadlocked jury sent a “powerful message to the government."<p>“I think it sends a powerful message to the government if, after years of preparation of …

Politics

Departing IRS Chief Dismisses Tea Party Claims in Targeting 'Scandal'

Still not a scandal!<p>John Koskinen gave an interview to Politico this week to mark his retirement from serving as commissioner of the Internal Revenue …

Tea Party

Justice Department Won't Release National Monument Documents

Documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Donald Trump to shrink national monuments don’t have to be provided to an Idaho …

Oregon

Anti-smoking ads -- paid for by tobacco companies -- are coming to Massachusetts

Beginning later this month, full-page ads in the Boston Globe and stark advertisements on prime time network television will lay out in bold terms …

Western Massachusetts

Washington state potato company settles discrimination claim

Washington Potato Co. has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle a discrimination claim involving Freeze Pack, its Pasco vegetable …

News (U.S.)

Diversity Is Under Fire in Charged Political Climate

​A ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military. Legislation that would favor English-speaking immigrants who are financially stable. …

Human Resources

Billionaire Insys Founder to Plead Not Guilty in Opioid Bribery Case

The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc was expected to appear in federal court in Boston on Thursday to plead not guilty to charges that …

Corruption

Foster City man charged with molesting child in Jamaica

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal grand jury has indicted a 43-year-old Foster City man prosecutors say molested a 6-year-old child at a resort in Jamaica …

Crime

Manhattan jury convicts Kansas City payday lender in $220 million fraud scheme

<b>NEW YORK</b> • A federal jury in Manhattan on Wednesday found a Kansas City, Mo., businessman guilty of fraud for running a $220 million payday lending …

St. Louis

Peruvian president denies receiving corporate funds in presidential campaigns - Xinhua

LIMA, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski denied on Wednesday having received money from Brazilian construction giant, …

News (China)

Delaware woman sentenced to 4 years in $6 million fraud case

A Delaware woman charged with transferring more than $6 million from the operating account of the financial services company where she was vice …

Corruption

Russia's Duma passes media bill amid "foreign agent" spat with U.S.

Russia's Duma passes media bill amid "foreign agent" spat with U.S.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the headquarters of the Rossiya Segodnya …

Russia

Department of Justice approaches state AGs to block AT&T-Time Warner deal: source

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has approached state attorneys general to block AT&T (NYSE:T) Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner …

Wells Fargo repays another $5.4 million to military service members whose cars were illegally repossessed

• <b>Wells Fargo has paid another $5.4 million to military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the US Dpeartment of Justice says.</b>• <b><br>In total, the bank has repaid $10.2 million to about 860 military service members.</b><p>(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about …

Business

Taken by a money-wiring scam? The FTC may have money for you.

CLOSE<p>Take these steps to make sure opportunists don't get the best of you when hiring someone to provide a service.<p>Every week, it seems, we hear …

Fraud

Can You Imagine Spending 23 Hours A Day In A Cell The Size Of A Parking Space?

The overuse of solitary confinement is a terrible problem with a common-sense solution, writes Bonita Tenneriello.

Prison

Ethics commission to fine former Oregon governor $1,000

Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has agreed with the state's ethics commission to pay a $1,000 fine for allegedly violating ethics codes by failing …

Business

Sessions' dubious promise to be apolitical

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday frustrated questioners on both ends of the political …

James B. Comey

Review of old court cases continues in Ferguson

Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, are still poring over old municipal court cases trying to determine which should be dismissed as part of an …

Business

KHNL

State fires execs at OCCC as jail's care for mentally ill inmates declines<p>Posted: 07/07/2017 3:40 AM<p>KALIHI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Oahu Community …

Hawaii

Russia moves to label foreign media as ‘foreign agents’

Foreign media operating in Russia will be classified as “foreign agents” under new rules passed at second reading by the country’s lower house of …

European News

Bombshell Letter From Trump's DOJ Reveals What AG Sessions Is Planning for Hillary Clinton, Uranium One

The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly open to appointing a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One deal and alleged wrongdoing by the …

Government

Uber sued by female passengers alleging driver rape, violence

SAN FRANCISCO — Two unnamed women filed a proposed class action suit against Uber Tuesday, accusing the ride-sharing company of poor driver vetting that has led to thousands of female passengers enduring a range of sexual harassment, including rape.<p>The plaintiffs allege that to keep profits up, …

Uber

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Amazon to Sell Part of Its Cloud Business in China<p>Amazon.com said it would sell computing equipment used for its cloud services in China to its local partner, Beijing Sinnet Technology.<p>Airbnb Aims to Placate Paris Regulators With Rental Cap<p>Airbnb will start automatically capping the number days a …

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