Justice Department

Fraternity members suspended over Emmett Till photo
CNN
July 26, 2019 - 10:11 am
By Nicole Chavez and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) — Three white University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity after a photo showing them posing with guns in front of a sign memorializing Emmett Till surfaced earlier this week. The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
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In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003.
John Bazemore/AP Photo
July 25, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Michael Balsamo and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thursday, bringing back a seldom-used punishment pushed by President Donald Trump and escalating another...
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From left: Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., hold a news conference after the back-to-back hearings with former special counsel Robert Mueller.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
July 25, 2019 - 8:27 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of anticipation, Congress finally heard testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller . So what now? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mueller's appearance was "a crossing of a threshold," raising public awareness of what...
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President Donald Trump
Carolyn Kaster/AP
July 24, 2019 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Believing a two-year shadow over the White House at last has been lifted, President Donald Trump seized on Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday as a clear-cut victory, mocking the former special counsel's findings and performance. After claiming in advance that...
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Robert Mueller
Andrew Harnik/AP
July 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump's claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the president of obstructing his investigation. The former special counsel...
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Robert Mueller will have a prepared opening statement for his much-anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday that has not been seen by the Justice Department.
Bloomberg via Getty Images via CNN
July 22, 2019 - 7:35 pm
By David Shortell, Jessica Schneider, Manu Raju and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department wrote a letter to Robert Mueller on Monday about his upcoming congressional hearing, telling the former special counsel his testimony must adhere to the 448-page report he issued earlier this year...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo, File
July 12, 2019 - 6:03 pm
(AP) — The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar with the matter. Facebook and the FTC declined to comment. The Journal said the 3-2 vote broke along party lines...
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In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
July 10, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department can't replace nine lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census without explaining why it's doing so, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman, who earlier this year...
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In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, center, sits with attorneys Martin Weinberg, left, and Marc Fernich during his arraignment in New York federal court, Monday, July 8, 2019.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
July 09, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — There is only one Justice Department, but two of its largest U.S. attorneys' offices came to vastly different conclusions about what to do with financier Jeffrey Epstein over allegations he sexually molested dozens of underage...
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Former White House counsel for the Nixon administration John Dean is sworn in before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller Report on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 10, 2019.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
June 11, 2019 - 8:29 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller's report soon, after a sudden shift by the Justice Department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump...
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