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    Eric Holder Sues NYC Over Rikers Island Jail Violence

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex and address what a Justice Department investigation found was a "deep-seated culture of violence" against young inmates. The move comes a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio ... Read More

    Sandy Hook Lawsuit Against Bushmaster Will Test Federal Law

    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally applied to car accident cases. The lawsuit by f ... Read More

    Michelle changes story to make it fit the race card

    US President Barack Obama says he has been treated as a valet in the past because he is black. He told People magazine black professional men of his age still experience racial prejudice. "There's no black male my age who's a professional who hasn't come out of a restaurant and is waiting for their ... Read More

    Activists file lawsuit over illegal alien license data

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Immigrant advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver's license databases to track down people for deportation. The National Immigration Law Center sued the Department of Homeland Security demanding documents detailing ... Read More

    North Korea Linked Sony Hack Likely to be Costliest Ever

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week escalated to threats of terro ... Read More

    As aliens flood in, cops required to learn Spanish

    Three McMinnville police officers faced off with Juventino Bermudez-Arenas as he held the large blade he'd just used to kill a 20-year-old Linfield College student. Officers pulled their guns. One, who spoke Spanish, reached for her Taser but dropped it and grabbed her pistol as Bermudez-Arenas lowe ... Read More

    Cleveland Police Officer's Past Will Be Part of Investigation

    DENVER (AP) — The discovery that a Cleveland officer who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy last month had washed out at another police force highlights what some experts call an unnerving truth about policing: Departments don't always dig deeply enough into recruits' pasts. Cleveland police official ... Read More

    NYC Pushes for Settlement in Garner Death

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The city said Wednesday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement with Eric Garner's family as scores of defense attorneys protested the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins. Officials in Comptroller Sco ... Read More

    Republicans pick up another House seat as Martha McSally wins in Arizona

    Republican Martha McSally was declared the winner Wednesday in Arizona's second congressional district, the last contested race of the 2014 midterm elections. The victory, with a 167-vote margin, gives the party 247 seats in the new Congress. Democrats hold 188. Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper ... Read More

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