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Justice Dept: We Caught Russians Meddling in Midterms

October 19, 2018 |

The FBI has been warning for a while that the Russians would try to interfere in the midterms, and the Justice Department has just brought a criminal case alleging just that. The feds charged a 44-year-old Russian woman, Elena Khusyaynova, with conspiracy to defraud the US, reports the Washington Post…
Newser

Gregg Jarrett: Jeff Sessions and Rod Rosenstein should leave their top Justice Department jobs soon

October 12, 2018 |

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Rod Rosenstein should lose their jobs because of enormous harm they’ve caused.
FOX News

Justice Department approves $69-billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna

October 10, 2018 |

CVS Health Corp.’s plan to buy Aetna Inc. for $ 69 billion was cleared by U.S. antitrust regulators Wednesday, paving the way for the nation’s largest pharmacy chain to acquire one of the largest healthcare insurers.

The deal was approved because Aetna has agreed to sell its Medicare prescription-drug…


L.A. Times – Business

Retired Supreme Court Justice Changes Mind on Kavanaugh

October 5, 2018 |

One of the longest-serving justices in Supreme Court history thinks it would be a mistake to put Brett Kavanaugh on the court. John Paul Stevens, a Republican who served on the court from 1975 to 2010, told a gathering in Florida on Thursday that he had changed his mind about…
Newser

CNN

Justice Dept. indicts 7 Russian intelligence officers in international hacking scheme

October 5, 2018 |

The Justice Department on Thursday announced criminal charges against seven Russian intelligence officers, accusing them in a sprawling indictment of hacking, wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering as part of an effort to distract from Russia’s state-sponsored doping program.
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CNN

She was raped at 15. Two years on she’s still fighting for justice.

September 21, 2018 |

It was meant to be a quick run to the local village shop. Instead, it marked the beginning of a terrifying ordeal.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Trump Wants Justice Department to Unmask Op-Ed Writer

September 7, 2018 |

President Trump has demanded that the New York Times reveal the name of the person who penned a scathing anonymous op-ed against him this week, and a Washington Post report noted that “startled” White House aides are even scrutinizing the opinion piece’s language patterns to see if they could tie…
Newser

Justice Department Creates ‘Religious Liberty Task Force’

July 30, 2018 |

Last year, President Trump signed an executive order on religious freedom , and now the Department of Justice is creating a “religious liberty task force” to implement the guidance that was issued as a result of that order. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the task force Monday during the DoJ’s religious…
Newser

Rare victory: Ringleaders of ‘sickening’ IRS call scam are brought to justice

July 27, 2018 |

It seems like telemarketers and phone fraudsters operate with impunity, unconcerned about getting caught, particularly if they’re based overseas. That, I’m pleased to report, may be changing.

U.S. authorities recently announced that 21 ringleaders in California and seven other states have been…


L.A. Times – Business