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Prosecutions highlight bid to clean up defense supply chain

...Kong for use in U.S. Navy submarines, the U.S. Justice Department says, he knew their failure could have "catastrophic...military parts. Among other efforts since then, U.S. Justice Department officials say, there has been an increased focus...
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State, feds won't pursue $92M more in '89 Exxon Valdez spill

...lingering oil and other restoration work, the filing states.John Cruden, an assistant attorney general with the U.S. Justice Department, said the reopener clause set a high bar for recovery of additional damages."Together with our partners in...
VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...affected models, as well as provide free oil changes and tuneups.Also in 1998, EPA referred cases to the U.S. Justice Department against seven major manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines used in big trucks and earth-moving equipment...
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California's invasive 'contraband watch' often yields little a decision authored by Appellate Judge Jay Bybee. Critics note that Bybee previously was a high-ranking U.S. Justice Department lawyer who helped write memos authorizing CIA interrogators to use waterboarding and other harsh tactics on terrorism...
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Mexican gov't reticent to make changes after Chapo escape

...Guzman would prompt them to begin favoring extradition."I don't think so," said Juan Masini, a former U.S. Justice Department official at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City. "They don't want to be seen as a country that succumbs to...
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Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner amid homicide rise

...reluctance to fire the commissioner."We have people who died because they delayed," he said Wednesday.The U.S. Justice Department is conducting a civil rights review of the department, and on Tuesday, Batts announced that an outside organization...
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People questioned in shooting released

...for several months.He says he hopes for the full and speedy recovery of the Ferguson officer, and said the U.S. Justice Department stands ready to assist in the investigation.11 A.M.Police have converged on a home in Ferguson and taken...
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Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them.
Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...who added an amendment that will give Alaska and other states the power to pursue interstate cases when the U.S. Justice Department won't.The sex trafficking bill is surprisingly wide-ranging for a piece of legislation passed by a unanimous...
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...relationships. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's bribery case is an extreme example of what's really broken. The U.S. Justice Department charged the New Jersey Democrat with accepting expensive gifts from Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist...
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