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Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees

SEATTLE (AP) — A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ...

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Split appeals court affirms murder conviction


In a split decision, a state appeals court has affirmed arson and murder convictions in an Onondaga County case. Shaun Bowen was convicted in December 2017 in Onondaga County Court of second-degree murder, first-degree arson and third-degree criminal mischief. In ...

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Eastman Kodak execs told to testify in insider trading probe

Eastman Kodak Co. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. are being sued by a retiree’s widow who claims her annuity payments were improperly ended. (Bennett Loudon)

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO and general counsel of Eastman Kodak must both testify under oath as part of an investigation from New York’s attorney general into possible insider trading, a judge ordered Tuesday. Attorney General Letitia James is ...

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US military guns keep vanishing, some used in street crimes

In this April 2, 2015, photo made available by the U.S. Air Force, a senior airman from the 49th Security Forces Squadron in charge of the armory,  returns an M4 carbine to a rack at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The Pentagon used to share annual updates about missing weapons with Congress, but that requirement ended and, with it, public accountability has slipped. The Army and Air Force couldn’t readily tell AP how many weapons they were missing from 2010 through 2019. (Airman 1st Class Aaron Montoya/U.S. Air Force via AP)

In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. And that’s certainly an ...

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Jack Weinstein, legal maverick on federal bench, dead at 99

NEW YORK — Jack B. Weinstein, a former federal judge who earned a reputation as a tireless legal maverick while overseeing a series of landmark class-action lawsuits and sensational mob cases in New York City like that of the “Mafia ...

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‘You stabbed me,’ boy tells father at double-murder trial

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Acting as his own lawyer, a double-murder defendant opened his death penalty trial by shouting at jurors that he did not attack his girlfriend and disabled daughter. Now he’s cross-examined his son, forcing the 11-year-old to ...

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