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Albuquerque to pay $5M to settle lawsuit in police shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The city has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by Albuquerque officers last year in a…

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U.S. probe sees no links among black church fires in South

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal law enforcement officials have found no links among any of several recent fires at African American churches in the U.S. South & have determined that two…

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Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights & made it difficult to hold officers accountable,…

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Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court

By Nate Raymond & Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices,…

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DaVita Healthcare Partners to pay $450 million for violating False Claims Act: Justice Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc, the largest provider of dialysis services in the United States, has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve claims that it violated the…

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Authorities unlikely to stop 2016 election fundraising free-for-all

By Michelle Conlin & Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) – White House hopefuls raking in record amounts of money in the 2016 presidential race are already being accused by watchdog…

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No charges in death of man who told cops he couldn't breathe

SCOTT, La. (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict Louisiana police officers who held a man down, with officers at on top of him, while he said, "I…

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U.S. judge grills lawyer defending Obama's healthcare law changes

By Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday blasted the Obama administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives over…

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Cleveland, U.S. Justice Department reach settlement over police: New York Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over what federal authorities said was a pattern of unconstitutional policing & excessive use of force, the…

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Bankers from major institutions still haven't been held responsible for financial crash

Three months ago, then-Attorney General Eric Holder gave his prosecutors 90 days to determine whether they could charge individual Wall Street executives with crimes related to the 2008 financial crisis. “I’ve…

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