Tag: U.S. Department of Justice

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American businesses,...

More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue

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More than a dozen states have dropped their longstanding objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its...

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American...

Hunt for Capitol attackers still on 6 months after Jan. 6

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The first waves of arrests in the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol focused on the easy targets. Dozens in the pro-Trump mob openly...

Black lawmakers seek DOJ review of Louisiana State Police

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's Black state lawmakers said Tuesday they are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the patterns and practices...

Man who stormed Capitol with Oath Keepers pleads guilty

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An Alabama man who stormed the U.S. Capitol with members of the Oath Keepers extremist group pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy and is cooperating...

Immigration judges union moves toward regaining authority

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department has dropped its opposition to reviving a union for immigration judges that had been stripped of authority during...

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police

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MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Friday in George Floyd's death. ...

As passengers return to air travel, bad behavior skyrockets

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Air travel can be difficult in the best of times, with cramped planes, screaming babies, flight delays and short tempers. ...

Turkish businessman arrested in scheme with Utah polygamists

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SALT LAKE CITY — A Turkish businessman has been arrested by the U.S. Justice Department in connection with what authorities say was a biodiesel...