Former spokesman for Florida’s child welfare agency gets more than 24 years for child porn

Ex-Fla. official gets 24 years for child porn

TAMPA, Fla. — A former spokesman for Florida’s child welfare agency was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison Friday for taking nude photos of teenage boys, including a 16-year-old under the agency’s care.

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Bush administration attorneys who wrote terror memos face calls for dismissal, prosecution

Bush attorneys who wrote terror memo face backlash

SAN FRANCISCO — Pressure is mounting against two former Bush administration attorneys who wrote the legal memos used to support harsh interrogation techniques that critics say constituted torture.

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Source: Draft Justice report says no charges should be filed in terrorist interrogation memos

Source: No charges seen over interrogation memos

WASHINGTON — Justice Department investigators say Bush administration lawyers who approved harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects should not face criminal charges, according to a draft report that also recommends two of the three attorneys face possible professional sanctions.

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Source: Draft Justice report says no charges should be filed in terrorist interrogation memos

Source: No charges seen for terror memo writers

WASHINGTON — Justice Department investigators say Bush administration lawyers who approved harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects should not face criminal charges, according to a draft report that also recommends two of the three attorneys face possible professional sanctions.

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House Democrats ask attorney general to analyze Indian tribes’ treatment of ‘freedmen’

Dems ask Justice to probe treatment of ‘freedmen’

WASHINGTON — A small group of powerful House Democrats has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether American Indian tribes are engaging in modern-day racial segregation against black “freedmen” who are descendants of former tribal slaves.

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Justice Dept’s probe of lawyers who wrote interrogation memos nears end

Probe wrapping up for interrogation memo lawyers

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is nearing the end of its probe into Bush administration lawyers who wrote secret memos approving harsh interrogation techniques.

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House Democrats ask attorney general to investigate Indian tribes’ treatment of black freedmen

Dems ask DOJ to probe treatment of Indian freedmen

WASHINGTON — A small group of powerful House Democrats has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether American Indian tribes are engaging in modern-day racial segregation against black “freedmen” who are descendants of former tribal slaves.

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Several Muslim groups say FBI oversteps bounds; others say relationship works well

Some Muslims rethink close ties to law enforcement

NEWARK, N.J. — Mohammad Qatanani’s mosque was full of FBI agents the night before he was to find out if he would be deported.

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Legal analysts question legality of targeting US lawyers in torture inquiry

WASHINGTON - With President Barack Obama reopening the possibility of investigating and even prosecuting Bush Administration lawyers on the so-called “torture memos”, the legal analysts have questioned question the US Justice Department move.

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American Airlines files lawsuit against Yahoo for trademark infringement

In a reminder to the previous year lawsuit between the American Airlines and Google last year. the same airlines has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Yahoo. American Airlines has charged Yahoo diverting business to the airline’s competitors by allowing them to purchase ads that appear next to American Airlines-related search results.

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