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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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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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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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Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...interstate cases when the U.S. Justice Department won't.The sex trafficking...2010.At that time, the U.S. Justice Department announced it would not prosecute...amendment would allow the U.S. Justice Department to hand such cases off to...
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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Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

...Freddie's killers," that listed the names of the six officers suspended with pay while local authorities and the U.S. Justice Department investigate the death. Jackson, who is black, said she wants Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to know that...
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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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Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...That's what marijuana can do for us," he said.Tribes have been wrestling with the idea since the U.S. Justice Department announced that it wouldn't stand in their way if they want to approve pot for medical or recreational use...
What places that legalized pot need to know

...Washington and Colorado flouted federal drug law, which considers pot illegal for any purpose. But last summer, the U.S. Justice Department said it wouldn't interfere with state marijuana laws as long as the states tightly regulate the drug and make...
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...pot on reservations.Liquor board spokesman Brian Smith said the state will revisit the issue in light of the U.S. Justice Department's new policy.North of Seattle, the Tulalip Tribe has voted to pursue discussions on allowing medical marijuana...


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