department of justice

Eric Garner
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July 16, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Mark Morales, David Shortell and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department is not bringing federal charges against a New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, the New York man whose last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry in the Black Lives...
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Google
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June 01, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Justice Department is laying the foundation for a potential antitrust investigation of Google, three people familiar with the matter say — zeroing in on one of the world's wealthiest and most powerful tech companies as policymakers worldwide are calling for...
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DA Larry Krasner and authorities have announced that there are no more backlogged rape kits, thanks to grant money and investigative efforts.
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Kristen Johanson
May 02, 2019 - 2:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Top Philadelphia authorities have announced that there are no more backlogged rape kits, thanks to grant money and investigative efforts. They are now working to identify and arrest rape suspects. Since about 2015, forensic scientists and lab technicians have been...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein attends a signing ceremony by President Donald Trump as he signs bills intended to lower prescription drug prices during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 10, 2018.
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John McDevitt
February 21, 2019 - 8:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The outgoing deputy attorney general of the United States returned to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania - his alma mater - to lecture on law and business ethics, among other things. "35 years ago - when I was sitting in your chairs – if I had used...
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William Barr
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February 14, 2019 - 3:27 pm
By David Shortell (CNN) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general. The vote was 54-45, primarily on a party-line basis with most Republicans backing President Donald Trump's nominee and most Democrats opposed. This will be Barr's second tour as attorney general; he led the...
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A woman using an internet gambling website to play online roulette.
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 12:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There could be another legal fight that may pit federal authorities against several states over gambling — this time on the web. The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to redefine the rules by going back in time. Local attorney Steve Schrier, an adjunct professor...
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In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 06, 2019 - 11:40 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the panel's first act since Democrats took the majority, the House intelligence committee is expected to vote Wednesday to send more than 50 interview transcripts from its now-closed Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller...
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Prison
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2018 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The ALCU of Pennsylvania and other legal nonprofits have filed two lawsuits against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections over its new policies dealing with lawyer mail. The group is seeking an immediate injunction. The lawsuits challenge policies implemented by...
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Aetna headquarters
AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File
October 10, 2018 - 1:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a greenlight from the Department of Justice, with some conditions. The Justice Department on Wednesday approved the deal on the condition that Aetna moves ahead with its plan to sell its Medicare Part D...
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The building of a U.S. laboratory in Georgia is shown in a picture released by the Russian Defense Ministry during a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, via AP
October 04, 2018 - 3:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday that the United States appeared to be running a clandestine biological weapons lab in the country of Georgia, allegedly flouting international conventions and posing a direct security threat to Russia — allegations the Pentagon angrily rejected...
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