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9 States Back Utah Ruling Tossing Federal Prairie Dog Rules

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. 513 more words

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Former Speaker Hastert Indicted: Structuring a Costly Cover-Up

Yesterday, the Department of Justice charged former House Speaker Dennis Hastert in an indictment stemming from his alleged agreement to pay an unknown individual $3.5 million “to compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct” against that unknown person. 457 more words

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Team America brings the hammer down on the FIFA House

If FIFA President Sepp Blatter had watched more vintage U.S. war films, or The Two Towers, he’d have known what to expect: the cavalry always arrive eventually. 1,770 more words

The Oft-annoyed Cule

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges

The Justice Department charged the Illinois Republican Thursday for evading reporting requirements and lying to the FBI as part of a scheme to pay off victims of “prior bad acts.” 268 more words

FIFA Starts Annual Conference After Indictments on Corruption

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The 65th FIFA Congress started on Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland, a day after the United States Department of Justice indicted 14 persons with charges on corruption. 602 more words

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NewsOne Now Exclusive: Mayor Frank Jackson On The Justice Department, Cleveland Police Settlement

Mayor Frank Jackson joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the settlement that was reached between the Cleveland Police Department and the Department of Justice as well as the verdict in the Michael Brelo trial. 446 more words

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Taking a Kick at Soccer

We know little about soccer, having grown up on wholesome American games that allow the use of hands, as God and Abner Doubleday intended, but even we knew that the sport’s international governing body is corrupt. 1,013 more words

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