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  • Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

    An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.


  • Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

    An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.


  • ** FILE ** Attorney General Eric Holder pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, before the Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Justice Department. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Bipartisan calls increase for Holder to investigate 'level of criminality' in VA scandal

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican, called on Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to investigate accusations that the VA submitted fake waiting list times in order to bolster its numbers while keeping secret lists of the actual wait times for patients.


  • Rep. Mica wants action against housing agency

    Florida Rep. John Mica said Friday that he is outraged by the Department of Justice's decision not to prosecute former leaders of Sanford's Housing Authority after a 2011 audit found mismanagement.


  • Ohio, feds settle over youth prison seclusion

    Ohio will reduce the seclusion of boys with mental health issues in its youth prisons and work to improve services for those teens, under a settlement reached with the federal government.


  • AP sources: Justice Dept. to reveal drone memo

    On the eve of a critical Senate vote and under court order, the Obama administration signaled it will publicly reveal a secret memo describing its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.


  • Feds don't want irrigation water used to grow pot

    The U.S. Interior Department said Tuesday it doesn't want federal irrigation water being used to grow marijuana in Washington, Colorado or anywhere else.


  • Lawmakers may rein in bank regulations hurting gun dealers

    Republican lawmakers accused the Obama administration Monday of overreach in its stringent scrutiny of industries it considers "high risk," saying legislation may be needed to rein in a regulation regime that has targeted gun retailers, who complain that federal action is limiting their access to banks and squeezing them out of business.


  • Press materials are displayed on a table of the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. Holder was announcing that a U.S. grand jury has charged five Chinese hackers with economic espionage and trade secret theft, the first-of-its-kind criminal charges against Chinese military officials in an international cyber-espionage case. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    US charges Chinese officials in cyberspying case

    Accusing China of vast business spying, the United States charged five military officials on Monday with hacking into U.S. companies to steal vital trade secrets in a case intensifying already-rising tensions between the international economic giants.


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