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British Attorney General moves toward re-opening investigation into mysterious death of Iraq weapons inspector

The United Kingdom’s top law enforcement official has taken possession of secret files surrounding the death of a prominent WMD researcher who was found dead in the months after the invasion of Iraq. David Kelly, once employed by the British Defense Ministry, was a former UN weapons inspector who had…

Black Caucus Foundation to probe its scholarships

Attorney says Congressional Black Caucus Foundation to investigate its scholarship program The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will investigate its scholarship program following the admission by a House member that she wrongly steered scholarships to her relatives and the children of a staff member, the longtime attorney for the tax-exempt group…

Some jurors glad Blagojevich will be tried again

Despite expense, at least some jurors glad Rod Blagojevich will face another trial Federal prosecutors aren’t alone in wanting a retrial after the jury deadlocked on all but one count at former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s corruption trial. Some jurors also want to see the impeached Democratic governor back in…

Federal judge refuses to dismiss Virginia health care reform lawsuit

Federal judge refuses to dismiss Virginia lawsuit challenging national health care reform law Virginia’s lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s health care reform law cleared its first legal hurdle Monday as a federal judge ruled the law raises a host of complex constitutional issues. U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson’s decision stemmed…

Six more NOLA police officers charged in post-Katrina shootings

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the indictment of six current or former New Orleans Police Department officers in connection to the Danziger Bridge shootings, which occurred during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The new indictments stem from the shooting of six civilians on Sept. 4, 2005 by…

Obama US Attorney expected to stand behind federal gay marriage ban, plaintiffs say

White House declines comment; Political implications could be enormous The gay rights law group that convinced a federal district court judge Thursday to strike down a federal ban on gay marriage has told the New York Times they “fully expect” the Justice Department to appeal the decision — a move…

Judges order 2 Pa. newspapers to delete stories

Two newspapers want a state judge to overturn an order requiring them to delete archived stories and other information about two defendants, cases that touch on the potential for media censorship. The Centre Daily Times and The Daily Collegian student newspaper at Penn State were ordered to expunge records of…

Holder: World Bank estimates corruption serves as 20 percent tax

US Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday reaffirmed his country’s commitment to fight corruption, which he described as “one of the great struggles of our time.” “Put simply, corruption undermines the promise of democracy. It imperils development, stability, and faith in our markets,” he said at the Paris headquarters of…

Holder: World Bank estimates corruption serves as 20 percent tax

US Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday reaffirmed his country’s commitment to fight corruption, which he described as “one of the great struggles of our time.” “Put simply, corruption undermines the promise of democracy. It imperils development, stability, and faith in our markets,” he said at the Paris headquarters of…

Seized marijuana legalization petitions missing

Task force allegedly held gun to 14-year-old boy’s head The campaign director for Washington state’s marijuana legalization effort is unable to account for eight petitions allegedly seized from a medical marijuana dispensary by a drug task force during a raid two weeks ago. “WestNET says it only seized two petitions,”…

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