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U.S. Justice Department, AT&T settlement talks failed: court filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice and AT&T Inc have held unsuccessful settlement talks over the wireless and pay-TV company's bid to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc , the two sides said in a court filing on Friday.

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Iraq hangs 38 Sunni militants in mass execution: justice ministry

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq hanged 38 Sunni Muslim militants on Thursday after they were sentenced to death on terrorism charges, the justice ministry said in a statement.

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Trump 'dossier' firm: Republicans leaked bank records in retaliation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A firm that commissioned a "dossier" detailing links between then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign and Russia said in a court filing that Republicans leaked the company's banking data to the media for partisan political purposes.

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Senior justice official dismisses Republican charges of bias in Trump probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday dismissed Republican lawmakers' charges that attorneys and agents investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election are biased against President Donald Trump.

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Justice official downplays Republican criticism of Mueller

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday downplayed Republican lawmakers' concerns that attorneys and agents investigating Russian alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election might be biased against President Donald Trump.

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Text Messages in Hand, Republicans Plan to Accuse Justice Department of Bias

A chorus of Republicans, including some party mainstays, are questioning the impartiality of the Justice Department and F.B.I. to discredit the Trump investigation.

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Donald Trump Jr. wants 'leak' probe, as Congress' Russia probes press on

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son asked a House of Representatives committee on Tuesday to investigate possible leaks of information about his Dec. 6 interview with lawmakers, as congressional probes of Russia and the 2016 election picked up steam ahead of the New Year.

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Trump Jr. asks House panel to investigate leaks

Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney, on behalf of the eldest Trump son, sent a letter on Tuesday to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence requesting an investigation into leaks from his client's interview with the committee earlier this month.

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Tillerson seeks to ease skepticism about U.S. State Department reorganization

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, dogged by media speculation about how long he will last as top U.S. diplomat, tried to ease skepticism among staff about his leadership and planned State Department reorganization on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Emergent Biosolutions Awarded Department Of National Defence Contract

* EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS AWARDED DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE CONTRACT TO SUPPLY ANTHRASIL TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT

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Op-Ed Contributors: Iranian Terror. Argentinian Cover Up. Justice at Last?

Our friend Alberto Nisman was killed for trying to expose the truth behind a Buenos Aires bombing. His work is finally being vindicated.

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CNN corrects story on email to Trumps about WikiLeaks

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Justice Dept. Investigating Fetal Tissue Transfers by Planned Parenthood and Others

In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department requested documents indicating it is picking up the fetal tissue issue that Congress started last year.

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CVS expects Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp expects the U.S. Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman for the drugstore chain operator said.

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UPDATE 1-CVS expects U.S. Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp expects the U.S. Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman for the drugstore chain operator said.

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CVS expects U.S. Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp expects the Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman said.

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U.S. Department of Justice investigating fetal tissue transfers

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice asked on Thursday for documents related to a Senate committee's report on the transfer of fetal tissue by abortion provider Planned Parenthood, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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U.S. Department of Justice seeks documents on fetal tissue transfers

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter on Thursday, seen by Reuters, seeking documents related to a Senate committee's report on the transfer of fetal tissue by abortion provider Planned Parenthood.

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Justice Dept. investigating use of fetal tissue

The Justice Department is looking into Planned Parenthood's practices related to human fetal tissue, according to a letter obtained by CNN.

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Tillerson to meet Lebanon's Hariri in Paris on Friday: U.S. State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in Paris on Friday, the State Department said in a statement on Thursday.

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Partial justice for Walter Scott isn't nearly enough

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U.S. Justice Department taps prosecutor to oversee asset forfeiture program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has tapped a North Carolina-based prosecutor for a new role designed to provide more checks and balances to its civil asset forfeiture program, following criticism of its abuse by the police.

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WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.

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U.S. Interior Department wants more oil drilling, expedite ANWR permits

(Reuters) - The Department of the Interior, the U.S. government's second largest revenue generator behind the IRS, is trying to be a better business partner to oil companies to curb falling revenues, Vincent DeVito, energy advisory to the Secretary of the Interior, said on Thursday.

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Map: Trump continues to leave key State Department posts empty

Nearly 11 months into the Trump administration, and ten months since Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took office, the State Department continues to grapple with vacancies across its senior ranks.

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Patagonia, Interior Department trade Twitter barbs

Outdoor retailer Patagonia and the Interior Department continued their public spat over US national monuments Tuesday on Twitter, trading barbs over each others' ties to "special interests."

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Justice Department seeks warrant to seize ancient ring trafficked by ISIS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it is seeking a warrant so it can seize an ancient ring believed to be trafficked by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the militant organization also known as "ISIS."

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Analysis: If Trump is in legal peril, it's the obstruction of justice charge that matters

How much legal peril is President Donald Trump actually in? That's the $1 million question as special counsel Robert Mueller continues to probe Russia's involvement in the 2016 campaign and potential collusion between the foreign power and Trump's presidential team. Trump lawyer John Dowd threw a grenade into that thicket of legal issues earlier this week when he asserted that the President simply cannot obstruct justice.

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California Department of Insurance seeks to suspend Wells Fargo's licenses

(Reuters) - The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo & Co's licenses for alleged improper insurance sales practices related to the company's online insurance referral program.

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Justice seems torn on wedding cake case

Justice Kennedy could be the swing vote in the Supreme Court case taking up the dispute of a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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Justice Kennedy's legacy at play again

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, poised to cast the deciding vote in a case involving a Christian baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, wants to preserve the gains of his 2015 decision establishing a right to same-sex marriage.

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U.S. Justice Department considers possible 'bump stocks' ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it is considering a possible ban on certain bump stocks, the attachments that make semiautomatic rifles fire faster and were used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in Las Vegas in October.

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Minnesota's two-year budget springs a leak in latest forecast

(Reuters) - Minnesota's biennial budget faces a deficit for the first time since 2013 as state revenue is expected to fall while expenditures climb, according to a forecast released on Tuesday.

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U.S. Justice Department, ATF to decide if bump stocks are prohibited

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said on Tuesday they are considering a possible ban on certain bump stocks, used in Las Vegas in October in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Pivotal Justice Kennedy poses tough questions in gay wedding case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided with likely pivotal vote Justice Anthony Kennedy posing tough questions about a Christian baker's refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple but also questioning whether a Colorado civil rights commission that ruled on the issue was unduly biased against religion.

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U.S. justices pose tough questions about baker's refusal to make gay wedding cake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices including pivotal jurist Anthony Kennedy on Tuesday posed tough questions to lawyers representing a conservative Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, but also raised concerns about religious liberty implications in the closely watched case.

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CVS likely wants FTC antitrust review, not Justice Department, of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is uncertain who in the U.S. government will carry out an antitrust review of CVS Health Corp's deal to buy health insurer Aetna Inc , but the drugstore company is likely hoping the potentially more lenient Federal Trade Commission gets the nod, antitrust experts say.

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CVS likely wants FTC antitrust review, not Justice Dept, of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - It is uncertain who in the U.S. government will carry out an antitrust review of CVS Health Corp's deal to buy health insurer Aetna Inc, but the drugstore company is likely hoping the potentially more lenient Federal Trade Commission gets the nod, antitrust experts say.

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Tillerson defends record at State Department

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended his handling of America's foreign service on Tuesday during a visit to Brussels, seeking to reassure U.S. diplomats of American support under President Donald Trump.

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Justices Return to Culture Wars in Wedding Cake Case

A Colorado baker’s refusal to serve a gay couple on religious grounds has led to a major Supreme Court showdown.

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Senator: 'Credible case' for obstruction of justice against Trump

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that President Donald Trump's tweet over the weekend saying he fired former national security adviser Michael Flynn because he lied to the FBI is "very powerful evidence of obstruction of justice."

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Editorial: Yes, the President Can Obstruct Justice

Also: Why lie if you’ve done nothing wrong?

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Justices Skeptical of Sports Gambling Ban

A federal law barring states from authorizing commercial wagering on sports seemed to be in trouble at the Supreme Court.

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Trump lawyer says a president can't obstruct justice. Can that be true?

The new assertion of Donald Trump's lawyer that a president can never be guilty of obstructing justice because he is the country's top law enforcement officer recalls Richard Nixon's remark that "when the president does it, that means it is not illegal," and intensifies debate over whether a sitting president can be indicted.

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U.S. justices lean toward allowing sports betting in New Jersey case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday signaled a willingness to let New Jersey legalize sports betting in a case that could pave the way for other states similarly interested in allowing such gambling as a way to fill their coffers to do the same thing.

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Can Presidents Obstruct Justice? The Latest Trump Fight, Explained

President Trump’s tweet that he knew his former national security adviser had lied to the F.B.I. is seen by some as evidence that he obstructed justice. But his lawyer says a president cannot violate such laws.

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Conservative U.S. justices lean toward New Jersey in sports betting case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated they may be willing to allow New Jersey to legalize sports betting in a case that could pave the way for other states to do the same thing.

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Trump's lawyer says President can't be guilty of obstructing justice under the Constitution

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, claims the President cannot be guilty of obstructing justice, according to an interview with Axios.

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Top Dem: Building case of obstruction of justice

On NBC's Meet the Press, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said it looks like the FBI and others are beginning to build an obstruction of justice case against President Trump. CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reports.

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Some politicians and analysts are saying the President just admitted to obstructing justice

President Donald Trump's tweet on Saturday about firing Michael Flynn from his position as national security adviser is garnering a lot of attention from critics -- with some calling it a possible admission of obstruction of justice.

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State Department plans for protests after Jerusalem embassy announcement

The State Department's security arm has been told to plan for potentially violent protests at US embassies and consulates once the Trump administration announces it is moving the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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'Improper' for officials to slam justice system after Kate Steinle verdict, attorney says

It's "horribly improper" for politicians to attack the American criminal justice system, a top defense attorney told CNN after President Donald Trump slammed the not-guilty verdict in the case of an undocumented immigrant accused in the shooting death of a California woman.

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UK bans Kaspersky software from departments responsible for national security: FT

(Reuters) - The British government has banned its departments responsible for national security from using software made by Russia's Kaspersky Labs, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing a letter sent to government officials. http://on.ft.com/2BuuWPU

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U.S. remains committed to Libyan political agreement: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States remains committed to the Libyan Political Agreement, the State Department said in a statement following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Friday.

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Vice fires three employees amid investigations into sexual harassment

Vice Media fired three employees on Thursday amid a probe into sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct, according to a memo obtained by CNNMoney.

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CIA chief Mike Pompeo is the leading candidate to take over at the State Department, government sources say

The White House is contemplating a scenario to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo within the next few months, multiple government officials tell CNN.

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BRIEF-Sbm Offshore Reaches Resolution With The U.S. Department Of Justice

* SBM OFFSHORE REACHES RESOLUTION WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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New York radio personality was Roger Stone's WikiLeaks contact, source says

President Trump's longtime associate Roger Stone was in contact with a New York radio personality who had conversations with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during the 2016 campaign season, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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Supreme Court justices raise privacy concerns in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices raised concerns on Wednesday about the ability of police to obtain information on the past locations of criminal suspects using cellphone data from wireless providers without a warrant in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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Trilobites: Things Looked Bleak Until These Birds Rapidly Evolved Bigger Beaks

Scientists thought that invasive large snails spelled doom for endangered North American snail kites, until some of the birds started eating them.

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Russian media law poses threat to free press: U.S. State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that a new law allowing Russia's Justice Ministry to list foreign media outlets as "foreign agents" posed a threat to free press and it urged Moscow not to use the measure to tighten control over the media.

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U.S. State Department criticizes Cuban municipal vote as 'flawed'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that municipal elections in Cuba over the weekend were flawed because authorities used "intimidation, arcane technicalities and false charges" to keep independent candidates off of the ballot.

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Tillerson 'offended' by claims of State Department's hollowing out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday he was offended by claims that the State Department is being hollowed out, saying his agency is functioning well, contrary to scathing criticism from former diplomats.

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After drama at CFPB, what happens to open investigations?

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Official in charge of State Department reorganization steps down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. official overseeing a reorganization of the State Department that has been criticized by current and former U.S. diplomats has stepped down after less than four months on the job, U.S. officials said on Monday.

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U.S. Labor Department delays final part of fiduciary rule

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor issued an 18-month-delay on Monday for key parts of its retirement rule, including one that would require brokers to ask clients if they feel that...

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TransCanada excavates damaged part of leaked pipeline: South Dakota official

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is making progress on cleaning up a 5,000-barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, where a state official said on Monday the company has excavated the damaged section of pipeline.

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TransCanada excavates damaged part of leaked pipeline -S. Dakota official

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 27 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is making progress on cleaning up a 5,000-barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, where a state official said on Monday the company has excavated the damaged section of pipeline.

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What this police department doesn't want you telling their officers

Sometimes it's easy to forget that without the uniform and badge, cops are regular people.

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Box Office: 'Coco' Beats 'Justice League' Over Holiday Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Pixar's "Coco" handily won the Thanksgiving holiday box office over the second weekend of Warner Bros.-DC Entertainment's "Justice League," with $71.2 million at 3,987 North American sites during the Wednesday-Sunday period.

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Op-Ed Columnist: AT&T’s C.E.O. Meets Trump’s Justice

Economic policy driven by presidential pique.

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State Department won't send a high-level delegation to support Ivanka Trump's global summit trip, officials say

Days ahead of what should be a major moment for Ivanka Trump on the world stage, CNN has learned Secretary of State Rex Tillerson isn't sending a high-level delegation to support her amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the White House.

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Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers

Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Flawed Justice for the Butcher of Bosnia

After 22 years, Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide. Why did it take so long? And what about the rest of his fellow perpetrators?

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South African Mo-99 plant shut after suspected hydrogen leak

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's NTP Radioisotopes, one of the world's leading producers of Molybdenum-99 used in medical diagnostic imaging, has been ordered to halt production at its Pelindaba facility after a suspected hydrogen leak, it said on Wednesday

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Trump Justice Dept. puts Corporate America on notice

Blocking AT&T's purchase of Time Warner is a seemingly odd assault on business from the CEO president.

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Economic Scene: Patent ‘Trolls’ Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?

Created to keep invalid claims from hurting companies, consumers and the economy, a government panel faces an existential threat in a case before the Supreme Court.

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U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.

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Justice Department pushes Harvard on admissions policies

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

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UPDATE 1-Justice Department pushes Harvard on admissions policies

BOSTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

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Justice Dept. looks into school's use of race in admissions after complaint involving Asian-Americans

The Justice Department is actively investigating Harvard University's use of race in its admissions policies and has concluded the school is "out of compliance" with federal law, according to documents obtained by CNN.

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BRIEF-Novelion Therapeutics provides update on agreement between Aegerion Pharma and U.S. Department of Justice

* Novelion Therapeutics provides update on agreement between Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Department of Justice

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How the Pentagon Papers changed the "information leak" game

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Editorial: Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?

The Supreme Court has narrowed the use of life sentences without parole for juveniles. Now it can end it for good.

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TransCanada starts excavation work after South Dakota pipeline leak

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Canada Corp has started initial excavation work at the site of an oil spill on its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota but has not yet pinpointed where the leak came from, a state official said on Monday.

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AT&T ready for trial on Justice Dept lawsuit -lead counsel

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is prepared to go to trial as soon as possible, ideally within 60 days, after the U.S. Department of Justice sued the company to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the lead trial counsel representing the company said on Monday.

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Justice Department set to sue to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

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Tillerson defends his management of State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended his management of the State Department Monday, following a host of recent criticisms from members of congress, a diplomatic union, and -- most recently -- The New York Times Editorial Board.

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Box Office: 'Justice League' opens with gloomy $96 million in North America

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros.-DC's costly "Justice League" has dominated the North American box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million opening weekend at 4,051 locations.

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Three dead after suspected gas leak at PetroChina refinery: media

BEIJING (Reuters) - Three workers were killed and six others injured during a suspected gas leak at a PetroChina-operated refinery in Dalian on Saturday evening, state media said on Monday.

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'Justice League' stumbles at the box office

"Justice League" was hit with some Kryptonite at the box office this weekend.

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China military sets up website to report leaks, fake news

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military on Sunday launched a website inviting the public to report leaks and fake news, as well as illegal online activities by military personnel, the latest step in a push to ensure Communist Party control over the internet.

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Kushner testified he did not recall any campaign WikiLeaks contact, source says

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner told congressional Russia investigators that he did not communicate with WikiLeaks and did not recall anyone on the Trump campaign who had, a source with knowledge of his testimony told CNN.

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German justice ministry urges ban on Kuwait Airways over Israel issue

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government should revoke landing rights for Kuwait Airways given its ban on Israeli passengers, a senior Justice Department official said on Friday, saying such discrimination was intolerable.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Jay-Z: Meek Mill and the Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System

He’s being stalked by the probation system, which considers the smallest misstep a reason to lock people back up.

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Al Franken, Tesla, ‘Justice League’: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Tillerson under fire for turmoil at State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is facing a wave of withering bipartisan criticism that his effort to reform the State Department is instead spurring an exodus of talent that undermines American diplomacy and endangers the nation. CNN's Elise Labott reports.

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UPDATE 2-Keystone oil pipeline leaks in S.Dakota, as Nebraska weighs XL

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 16 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp shut part of its Keystone oil pipeline system after a 5,000-barrel leak in South Dakota, the company said on Thursday, four days before neighboring Nebraska was set to decide on the company's long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.

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Keystone Pipeline Leaks More Than 5,000 Barrels of Oil

The spill in South Dakota comes just days before Nebraska regulators will decide on a permit needed for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in SD

A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and officials are investigating the cause of the leak.

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Meek Mill case shows vengeful aspect of justice system

Imagine being a father, excited to surprise your son with the ultimate gift: a weekend at Disneyland. But before you can buy tickets, pack your bags, or even begin to imagine the ear-to-ear grin on his face when you tell him, you -- a grown man -- have to ask permission from your probation officer. That's exactly the type of everyday experience that Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, whose full name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has struggled with for the last 10 years after coming home from prison.

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BRIEF-U.S. Department of Energy approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Hydroelectric Transmission Project​

* ‍U.S. Department of Energy approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Hydroelectric Transmission Project​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-TransCanada responds to oil leak in Amherst, South Dakota

* Safely shut down keystone pipeline at about 6 a.m. CST after drop in pressure was detected in operating system resulting from an oil leak

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Zimbabwe military says calm transition is underway

Down the road from a fast-food joint serving peri-peri burgers and fries, three soldiers perch themselves on top of an armored personnel carrier to watch traffic.

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James Foley's parents: Justice for our son

The UN estimates that over the last decade, more than 900 journalists, including our son, James W. Foley, have been killed for bringing news to the public. Sadly, only one in 10 of these cases has led to a conviction.

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U.S. House members join growing congressional concern about State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A chorus of concern in the U.S. Congress over the potential national security threat of State Department staff cuts grew on Thursday when every Democrat on the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee signed a letter asking for a briefing.

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'Justice League' races to catch up with Marvel

The success of "Wonder Woman" provided a golden ray of hope that Warner Bros. and DC had finally mastered this whole comic-book-movie thing. "Justice League," by contrast, reflects the haste with which the parties rushed to create their cinematic universe and catch up with Marvel, leaping several intermediate steps in a single bound.

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Washington state AG's office confirms Justice Department circulating AT&T Time Warner complaint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington state attorney general's office acknowledged on Wednesday that it was reviewing a draft complaint being circulated by the U.S. Justice Department regarding AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner , confirming that the Justice Department has drawn up a complaint.

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More worries in Congress over cuts at U.S. State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. senators asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to explain "questionable management practices" at his department that they believe are weakening the country's diplomatic power, adding to a chorus of concern in Congress.

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BRIEF-The California Department Of Managed Health Care fines Anthem Blue Cross $5 mln

Nov 15 (Reuters) - The California Department Of Managed Health Care:

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U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation erred when it announced it was reopening its investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept. approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal -source

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general to try to win their support for a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Justice Department approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general in a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept. approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal -source

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general in a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc , a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Review: ‘Justice League,’ Better Than the Last One!

In this superhero jamboree, the Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg sign on with the DC Comics team leaders Batman and Wonder Woman. (Psst … where’s Superman?)

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As 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' Denzel Washington explores social injustice

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For his latest role, as an attorney who defends young people of color imprisoned without trial, Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington weighed how family dynamics played into the lives of young criminals.

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Grassley calls WikiLeaks exchanges with Donald Trump Jr. 'innocuous'

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Tuesday that he considers the Twitter messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks to be "very innocuous," and the exchanges don't make him any more likely to bring in the President's eldest son for a public hearing.

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Justice Department has 27 leak investigations underway

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Memorial T-Shirts Create a Little Justice, a Tiny Peace

On the South Side of Chicago and around the U.S., memorial T-shirts are a way to remember, to celebrate — and to indict.

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Senators blast State Department over cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee blasted the U.S. State Department on Tuesday for cuts in staff and what they described as a failure to have a plan for a proposed reorganization.

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Analysis: What his conversations with WikiLeaks prove

On Monday night, the Atlantic's Julia Ioffe reported that Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the President and a senior adviser to his campaign, had exchanged direct messages on Twitter with WikiLeaks during the course of the 2016 race.

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Trump was for leaks before he was president

Trump was enthusiastic about WikiLeaks' hacks during the 2016 campaign. After taking office, his administration has been less complimentary about leaks.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign

Congressional investigators are examining Twitter conversations between the president’s son and the organization that released Democratic emails during 2016 campaign.

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Donald Trump Jr. releases exchanges with WikiLeaks

Donald Trump Jr. has released exchanges he had with the WikiLeaks Twitter account via direct messages during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Sessions, Jefferson B III nytimes.com

Justice Department to Consider Special Counsel for Uranium One Deal

In a letter to Congress, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he planned to pursue the possibility of appointing a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One Deal.

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Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

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The Atlantic: Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) reacts to the latest report on correspondence between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks' Twitter account during the 2016 presidential election.

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NYT: NSA struggling following major leaks

The National Security Agency's cyberweapons are being used against them following a series of leaks by an unknown group, according to a published report.

Freedom of Speech and Expression nytimes.com

Justices Take Cases on Free Speech at Pregnancy Centers and Polling Places

One case asks whether centers operated by abortion opponents must provide information on the procedure. The other is on political apparel at polling places.

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A year after Trump's election, coal's future remains bleak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever.

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INSIGHT-A year after Trump's election, coal's future remains bleak

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Department commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Dept commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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BRIEF-Justice Dept staff recommended AT&T divest Turner or DirecTV - gov't official

Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Justice department's main concern over at&t acquisition of time warner is merged firm will raise costs of time warner content to rivals - source

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U.S. Justice Department mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to prevent multiple law enforcement agencies from slapping companies with corporate penalties over the same underlying misconduct, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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U.S. Justice Dept. mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to scale back the size of corporate penalties involving companies facing punishments from multiple law enforcement agencies over the same underlying misconduct, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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U.S. Justice Department unseals charges in Rolls-Royce Holdings foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials to benefit Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and help secure a contract to provide services for a major gas pipeline from Central Asia to China.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept unseals charges in Rolls-Royce Holdings foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials to benefit Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and help secure a contract to provide services for a major gas pipeline from Central Asia to China.

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U.S. Justice Department unseals charges in Rolls-Royce foreign bribery case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unsealed charges on Tuesday against five individuals for their alleged role in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials in order to help win business for Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc.

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UPDATE 1-Dutch tax breaks under fire after "Paradise Papers" leaks

AMSTERDAM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Dutch tax breaks to large international companies came under renewed fire on Tuesday after newly leaked documents revealed errors in the drafting of a tax ruling for U.S. consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble.

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A Trump Defense Department nominee: 'Insane' that civilians can buy assault rifles

President Donald Trump's nominee for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. Dean Winslow, said Tuesday it is "insane" that a civilian can buy a semi-automatic weapon like the gun that Devin Kelley used in the Texas church shooting.

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'Justice League' must battle film critics as well as villains

LONDON (Reuters) - Saving Metropolis and Gotham City from the clutches of super-villains might be enough pressure for the average caped crusader but the cast of the forthcoming "Justice League" film also face another equally-terrifying foe: film critics.

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U.S. department stores tap brakes on stocking for holiday season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - This holiday season, retailers are making a list, checking it twice, and then ordering less for U.S. shoppers. With foot traffic at their stores in decline, department stores that would have stocked up for the biggest shopping season of the year months ago are still in the process of placing new orders, according to nearly a dozen sources including company officials, vendors who work with the retailers and consultants who advise such chains.

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EU to discuss tax havens blacklist after 'Paradise Papers' leaks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states will on Tuesday bring forward a discussion on plans for a tax havens' blacklists after newly leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe, officials said.

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Colombian president says he left firm listed in leaked tax haven papers

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, in response to his name appearing in a trove of leaked documents about offshore investments, said he left a company registered in tax haven Barbados before taking a ministerial post with a previous government.

Capital Punishment nytimes.com

Justices Allow Execution of Inmate Who Cannot Recall His Crime

The Supreme Court said cases barring execution of mentally ill inmates do not apply to sane ones who cannot recall what they did.

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India orders investigation after Paradise Papers leak

NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - India on Monday formed a panel of government officials to investigate cases that figure in the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of leaked documents about offshore investments of wealthy individuals and institutions.

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Lebanon president says stability is 'red line' after PM quit - justice minister

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president stressed that stability is "a red line" after the prime minister's shock resignation, Justice Minister Salim Jreissati said on Monday after meeting the president.

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Leaked documents purport to show Russian ties with Trump cabinet member

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: Millions of Leaked Files Shine Light on Where the Elite Hide Their Money

The leak, called the Paradise Papers, centers on an offshore law firm that has helped obscure the wealth of multinational companies and the superrich.

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U.S. State Department says certain immigrants no longer need protected status: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of Central Americans and Haitians living in the United States under special status no longer need to be shielded from deportation, the U.S. Department of State told Homeland Security officials this week, according to the Washington Post.

Veterans nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: An Injustice in the Bergdahl Sentence

His dishonorable discharge would strip him of almost all the benefits that he will need to heal and to reconcile with society.

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Argentine survivor of New York attack pleads for justice, love

(Reuters) - "What has the world turned in to?" a friend of the five Argentines killed in the New York attack this week asked at a news conference on Friday, alongside three other surviving members of a group of former classmates.

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Bergen: Justice served in Bergdahl's case

The case of Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his US military outpost in eastern Afghanistan in 2009 and was then captured by the Taliban, stirs strong emotions.

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GOP's Corker blasts Trump for pressuring Justice Department

Republican Sen. Bob Corker continued his criticism of President Donald Trump on Friday, saying Trump is pressuring the Justice Department to "pursue cases against his adversaries and calling for punishment before trials take place."

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Justice Department says it was misled by pregnant immigrant teen's lawyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for a pregnant immigrant teenager, who successfully fought a legal battle to have an abortion, misled the Justice Department over the timing of the procedure, the government alleged in a court filing Friday.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Trump Says Justice Dept. and F.B.I. Must ‘Do What Is Right’ and Investigate Democrats

“Everybody is asking” why the agencies are not investigating “the dishonesty” tied to the 2016 election, the president says on Twitter.

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U.S. Justice Dept ends probe of Chesapeake mineral royalty practices

Nov 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice ended a three-year probe of Chesapeake Energy Corp's royalty payment and land purchase practices without taking action, the natural gas producer said in a securities filing on Thursday.

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Trump Nominee Sam Clovis Withdraws From Consideration for Agriculture Department Post

Mr. Clovis’s name was tied to a former Trump campaign adviser who had pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. over his contacts with Russian officials.

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U.S. top diplomat to visit Asia as part of Trump trip: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Myanmar as part of President Donald Trump's trip to Asia starting on Friday, the Department of State said on Thursday.

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Russia probe could derail Sam Clovis' bid to be the Department of Agriculture's chief scientist

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the Department of Agriculture's chief scientist is imperiled over his connections to the ongoing Russia probe, sources tell CNN.

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Leaked data from massive Malaysian breach 'likely available online for long time'

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, according to the founder of an online portal who revealed the massive data breach this week.

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Islamic State atrocities in Mosul need international justice: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamic State atrocities committed during the battle for Mosul are "international crimes" that Iraqi courts do not currently have jurisdiction over, the U.N. human rights office said in a report published on Thursday.

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Trump: US justice system is a laughingstock

President Trump called for "quick" and "strong" justice for terror suspects in the wake of the deadly New York City truck attack, adding that the way the US punishes terrorists is "a laughingstock." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

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U.S. Agriculture Department proposes lifting mining ban near Grand Canyon

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday proposed lifting a mining ban on land near Grand Canyon National Park as part of the Trump administration's broader effort to sweep away regulations impeding development.

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Trump says justice system is a laughing stock

President Donald Trump called for "quick justice" and "strong justice" for terror suspects in the wake of the deadly New York City attack.

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Crashes involving U.S. destroyers were avoidable: Navy investigations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two crashes in the Asia Pacific region involving U.S. Navy warships and commercial vessels this year were caused by preventable errors by the sailors on board the ships, according to the results of Navy investigations released on Wednesday.

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Crashes involving U.S. destroyers were preventable: Navy investigations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two crashes in the Asia Pacific region involving U.S. Navy destroyers and commercial vessels earlier this year were avoidable and caused by a number of preventable errors by the sailors on board the ships, according to the results of Navy investigations released on Wednesday.

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Malaysia investigating reported leak of 46 million mobile users data

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online after a major data breach, Communications and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak said on Wednesday.

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California Department of Insurance says wildfires losses at $3.3 billion and rising

(Reuters) - The California Department of Insurance said on Tuesday that insured losses for deadly wildfires in the state are $3.3 billion, based on claims reported by 15 insurers.

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Airbus Says It Misled State Department on Arms Sales

The aircraft manufacturer’s disclosure suggests that a bribery scandal in Europe could spread to the United States.

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Kelly reacts to indictments: 'Let the legal justice system work'

White House chief of staff John Kelly said the reaction of the Trump administration to the news of Monday's indictments is to "let the legal justice system work."

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Chemed to pay $75 million over false claims lawsuit: Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chemed Corp and subsidiaries including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corp have agreed to pay $75 million to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging false claims for hospice services to Medicare, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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Chemed to pay $75 mln over false claims lawsuit -Justice Dept

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Chemed Corp and subsidiaries including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corp have agreed to pay $75 million to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging false claims for hospice services to Medicare, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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Christie: Russia charges leak could be criminal

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) discusses CNN's report that a federal grand jury has approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Vietnam War nytimes.com

Vietnam '67: The War of Leaks

The Marigold Affair, full of Cold War intrigue, is a lesson in why peace was so hard to achieve in Vietnam.

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U.S. State Department names Russian defense, intel firms under sanctions law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Friday named 39 Russian defense- and intelligence-related entities under a new sanctions law, belatedly taking a step to enforce legislation passed overwhelmingly by Congress.

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Trump. Cambridge Analytica. WikiLeaks. The links, explained.

There is a web of connections between the Trump campaign, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks and the public disclosures it injected into the presidential campaign. Federal investigators are examining some of these relationships and whether any of them were part of an effort to coordinate with Russia's election-meddling campaign.

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Anchor presses Kellyanne Conway on Wikileaks request

Kellyanne Conway responds to reports that the Trump campaign asked Wikileaks for access to Clinton campaign emails.

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Top Trump immigration staffer leaving Homeland Security for Justice Dept.

One of the Trump administration's top immigration policy staffers is leaving the Department of Homeland Security to join the attorney general's office at the Department of Justice -- reuniting him with Jeff Sessions.

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Justice Department settles with conservative groups over IRS scrutiny

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement with dozens of conservative groups that claimed the Internal Revenue Service unfairly scrutinized them based on their political leanings when they sought a tax-exempt status, court documents showed.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Assange Says WikiLeaks Rejected Request by Data Firm Tied to Trump

On Twitter, Mr. Assange said he had been approached before the 2016 election by the chief executive of Cambridge Analytica, but he did not disclose what help was being sought.

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Justice Department weighs changes to Obama-era financial task force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is weighing whether a financial enforcement task force created during the Obama administration in the wake of the housing crisis is still relevant, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Integrum gets order from US Department of Defense

* GETS FIRST ORDER FROM THE US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, ORDER VALUE ABOUT SEK 2 MLN‍​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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Kenya chief justice: Supreme Court can't hear petition to delay election

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya Chief Justice David Maraga said on Wednesday that the Supreme Court could not hear a case to delay elections because there are not enough judges present to make a quorum.

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Amid visa row, Turkey's Justice Ministry cancels U.S. visit

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Justice Ministry said on Tuesday it had canceled a planned study visit to the United States due to the widening diplomatic row between the countries over the issuing of visas.

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Analysis: Republicans, desperate for distraction, open investigations

For months, Congressional Republicans have watched in a combination of wonderment and terror as President Donald Trump has swerved all over the political world -- picking fights, fueling controversies and, generally speaking, making a mess of things.

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House panels probing Justice Department actions in 2016 campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairmen of two U.S. House of Representative panels on Tuesday said they are probing various Department of Justice actions during the 2016 presidential campaign, including FBI decisions surrounding the investigation into former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails.

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U.S. House panels probing Justice Department actions in 2016 campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairmen of two U.S. House of Representative panels on Tuesday said they are probing various Department of Justice actions during the 2016 presidential campaign, including FBI decisions surrounding the investigation into former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails.

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U.S. House panels open probe into Justice Department action during 2016 campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairmen of two U.S. House of Representative panels on Tuesday said they are investigating various Department of Justice actions from last year, including FBI decisions regarding former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Italy's biggest bank accidentally leaks earnings

Italy's biggest bank just had a major "oops" moment.

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Catalan leader can't solve crisis by calling elections: Justice Minister

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont cannot solve its political crisis with Madrid just by calling regional elections, Spain's Justice Minister said on Tuesday.

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Catalonia crisis cannot be solved by elections alone: justice minister

MADRID (Reuters) - The political crisis in Catalonia cannot by solved simply by calling regional elections, the Spanish Justice Minister said during a radio interview on Tuesday.

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Trader pleads guilty in fraudulent fuel credits scheme - U.S. Justice Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The owner of a company that buys and sells renewable fuel and fuel credits pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a scheme that generated more than $47 million in fraudulent renewable fuels credits from the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - A new United Nations-backed mission to support Haiti's justice system has had a mixed reaction from local politicians and civil society groups after long-standing criticism of its predecessor.