U.S. Justice Department

In this March 17, 2003 file photo, guard towers and razor wire ring the compound at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., the site of the last federal execution.
Michael Conroy/AP Photo
July 26, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Will Weissert, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The question to Michael Dukakis, the Democratic presidential candidate in 1988, was brutally personal. "If Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?" Bernard Shaw, a CNN anchor, asked,...
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The Grand Jury Indictment against Julian Assange, released by the U.S. Department of Justice, Thursday, April 11, 2019, is photographed in Washington.
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April 11, 2019 - 1:35 pm
By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a far cry from "I love WikiLeaks!" President Donald Trump declared on Thursday that "I know nothing about WikiLeaks" after its disheveled founder Julian Assange was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to face...
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Actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018.
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March 22, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say. Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into top universities may get short stints behind bars, if convicted, to send a message that the...
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In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.
AP Photo/J. David Ake, File
December 06, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. Several justices expressed concern about upsetting the long-standing rule that provides...
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Steve Tawa
October 19, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While U.S. Justice Department follows up on subpoenas it issued to eight Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania in the priest sex abuse scandal, seeking private files and records, victim advocates point to what they call a culture of silence and coverup. There is some...
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Chris Christie pauses during a Town Hall meeting at Gilchrist Metal Company during his 2016 presidential campaign.
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August 29, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz, and others with ties to the Republican Party were paid by Malaysian fugitive Jho Low with laundered funds. Low is a...
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In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Eberlene King poses with a photograph of her brother William Roy Prather when he was about 15-years-old at her home in Doraville, Ga.
AP Photo/John Bazemore
August 21, 2018 - 1:31 pm
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. "His eyes ... were hanging out," King...
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