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4 recent Halifax homicides added to major unsolved crimes rewards list

Four of Halifax’s most recent homicides have been added to the Major Unsolved Crimes rewards list in what the province is calling a “highly unusual step.” 343 more words

Crime

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: Businesses Should Hire Former Inmates

As a federal prisoner, Clarence Aaron worked at every level of a prison-run manufacturing facility in Alabama. But when his life sentence was commuted by President Obama in 2014, he found those skills couldn’t get him a job. 2,390 more words

Attorney General Says Bathroom Bills Show 'Change Is Difficult'

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said this week that North Carolina’s controversial new law governing transgender bathroom access shows how difficult it can be to accept social change. 264 more words

Obama backs smart gun technology in new policy blueprint

On Friday, the Obama Administration unfurled its progress report on the gun control policy the president first presented in January. A key pillar of that report is “smart gun” tech. 246 more words

General

Dole Foods under criminal investigation for deadly listeria outbreak

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a criminal investigation against Dole Foods Co. for a listeria outbreak earlier this year linked to four deaths and dozens of illnesses. 307 more words

Canada

Army Contractor Settles False Claims Act Allegations For $2 Million

Bering Straits Technical Services LLC (BSTS) and its parent company, Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC), have paid $2 million in damages to resolve numerous alleged violations of the False Claims Act.   199 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse