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Talk of Trump 2024 run builds as legal pressure intensifies

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was calling into yet another friendly radio show when he was asked, as he often is, whether he’s planning a comeback bid for the White House. “We need you,” conservative commentator Dan Bongino told the former ...

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Military leaders wary of changes in sexual assault policy

An aerial view of the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., on April 14, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Nick Kirkpatrick

WASHINGTON — Military service leaders are privately expressing reservations about removing sexual assault cases from the chain of command, The Associated Press has learned, striking a note of caution as momentum builds toward changing a military justice system that has ...

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State AG wants Kodak boss to testify about stock buy

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New York state Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday petitioned the court to force Eastman Kodak Co. CEO Jim Continenza to publicly testify about his stock purchase last year ahead of the federal government’s announcement that Kodak was in line to receive ...

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Even after Madoff’s death, work to unwind epic fraud goes on

FILE - Bernard Madoff exits Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in New York. The epic Ponzi scheme mastermind  is dead. But the effort to untangle his web of deceit lives on. More than 12 years after Madoff confessed to running the biggest financial fraud in Wall Street history, a team of lawyers is still at work on a sprawling effort to recover money for the thousands of victims of his scam.(AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)

NEW YORK — Epic Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff is dead. But the effort to untangle his web of deceit lives on. More than 12 years after Madoff confessed to running one of the biggest financial frauds in Wall Street ...

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Kentucky AG sues CVS Health over state’s opioid problems

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s attorney general on Wednesday sued CVS Health, accusing its pharmacy chain of flooding the state with prescription opioids that contributed to the state’s addiction woes. Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed the lawsuit in Franklin County Circuit ...

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Trial to determine if GEO must pay detainees minimum wage

SEATTLE — After nearly four years of litigation and pandemic-related delays, a trial is underway to determine whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage to detainees who perform cooking, cleaning and other tasks at its immigration detention center in ...

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Justices reject Johnson & Johnson appeal of $2B talc verdict

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk, Thursday, May 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talc products. The justices did not comment Tuesday in rejecting Johnson ...

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Study suggests more loopholes in Chicago’s sanctuary law

CHICAGO — A study released Tuesday suggests lingering loopholes allow Chicago police to share information with federal immigration authorities, despite activists’ hard-fought victory to strengthen the city’s sanctuary protections this year. The 19-page report produced by a University of Chicago ...

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