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US Announces $1.2B Settlement With Toyota; Says Company Made Misleading Statements On Safety

The U.S. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. and filed a criminal charge alleging the Japanese automaker defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.

03/19/2014

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Attorney General Eric Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice Department

Holder was headline speaker at the 13th annual Human Rights Campaign’s “Greater New York Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria.

02/08/2014

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Memorial Held To Mark 25th Anniversary Of Lockerbie Bombing

Saturday marked the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Two hundred and seventy people were killed in the terror attack.

12/21/2013

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U.S. Sues To Block American Airlines, US Airways Merger; ‘Harms Consumers’

The government’s action threatens to quash a deal that would create the world’s largest airline by passenger miles.

08/13/2013

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White House Launches Review Of DOJ Over Accusations Of Spying On Journalists

Under fire for spying on journalists, the White House has ordered an unusual review of what the Department of Justice is doing — and why.

05/24/2013

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Acting IRS Commissioner Out After ‘Rogue’ Agents’ Plot To Target Conservative Groups

Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, amid a probe into a plot by the agency to target conservative groups.

05/15/2013

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Brooklyn Firefighter To Be Awarded Medal Of Valor

Ladder 132’s Peter Demontreux is one of 18 police officers, firefighters and public safety officers who will be awarded the Medal of Valor on Wednesday.

02/20/2013

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

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Thousands Attend Funeral On Long Island For Slain ATF Agent John Capano

Capano was a federal agent killed in a “friendly fire” shooting while trying to stop a pharmacy robbery on Long Island New Year’s Eve.

01/06/2012

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Bloomberg Offers Little On Attorney General Holder, ‘Fast And Furious’ Debacle

“If he resigns, it’s a decision he makes. I can’t make decisions for him,” Bloomberg told CBS 2’s Tony Aiello on Thursday.

12/08/2011

A man confronts New York Police Department officers as demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' mark the two month anniversary of the protest November 17, 2011. (credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadler Wants Federal Probe Of NYPD’s ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Response

In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Nadler expressed his concern about “troubling reports” involving alleged “excessive force used by NYPD officers against OWS protestors.”

12/06/2011

Rupert Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee  on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House  in central London Tuesday July 19 2011. (AP Photo/ PA)

9/11 Families Meeting With Eric Holder In Washington About Murdoch Phone Hacking Allegations

The families are meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder about the FBI inquiry into the allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s media empire may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims.

08/24/2011

Rupert Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee  on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House  in central London Tuesday July 19 2011. (AP Photo/ PA)

Rupert Murdoch Denies Wrongdoing In Phone Hacking Scandal During Tense Hearing

During his testimony Tuesday, 80-year-old Murdoch told British lawmakers that he has seen no evidence that 9/11 victims were targeted by his newspapers in a phone hacking scandal.

07/19/2011

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo/File)

Sen. Graham Doubts Civilian Trials For 9/11 Suspects

The Justice Department probably will never receive congressional approval to put the alleged Sept. 11 conspirators on trial in a civilian court, a key senator on the issue of terrorism trials said Sunday.

11/28/2010