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Holder says criminal investigation launched into American journalist’s execution


Published August 21, 2014


Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that his Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation into the brutal execution by Islamic State militants of American journalist James Foley, in the latest move by the administration to use the criminal justice system to pursue terrorists.  430 more words


Justice Department Opens Criminal Investigation Into American Journalist's Beheading By ISIS

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into beheading of American journalist James Foley by extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. 946 more words


A Black President’s Burden

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The National Memo

It was shortly before 1 a.m. when President Barack Obama arrived at the White House for his vacation break — that is, his break from his vacation. 771 more words

President Barack Obama

Bank Of America Agrees To Nearly $17B Settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. 639 more words


Ferguson Protester: 'Go Kill ISIS And Leave Us Alone'

ST. LOUIS (CBS St. Louis/AP) — Some protesters returned to the streets of Ferguson Wednesday evening but in diminished numbers.

They marched around a single block as a thunderstorm filled the sky with lightning and dumped rain. 855 more words


Holder: I Understand Why Many Black Americans Don't Trust Police

ST. LOUIS (CBSDC/AP) — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race. 808 more words