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Sonny Perdue coops up Obama-era poultry regulations | Political Insider blog

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Records: Suspect in Harford Co., Delaware shootings has criminal record, history of workplace violence

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Man accused of plotting to bomb bank in downtown Oklahoma City indicted

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Jury deliberates in trial of Liberian accused of war crimes

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Taiwan ministry expresses 'deep concern' about Qualcomm's antitrust fine

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Chinese nationals indicted on fentanyl and other illegal drug manufacturing

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Trump names Washington insiders to head antitrust, consumer protection agency
WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The White House formally announced on Thursday the president will nominate Washington antitrust lawyer Joseph Simons to the Federal Trade Commission, along with Rohit Chopra, a former official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Once the two are confirmed by the Senate, Simons will be named to chair the agency, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law and investigates allegations of deceptive behavior by companies   Read More ...
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Trump Picks Joseph Simons, Corporate Antitrust Lawyer, to Lead F.T.C
Photo WASHINGTON — President Trump has picked Joseph J. Simons, a veteran antitrust lawyer who has represented tech giants like Microsoft, to lead the Federal Trade Commission at a time of broad bipartisan concern over corporate consolidation and big deals in the waiting, the White House said Thursday. Mr. Trump has also named Noah Phillips, chief counsel for Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, and Rohit Chopra, a fellow at a consumer advocacy group, to fill the remaining two seats at the agency, said Natalie M   Read More ...
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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify
Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House’s top cyber security official testify. White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce did not appear before the Senate Armed Services on Thursday to discuss cyber threats facing the United States. His vacant seat drew frustration from lawmakers in both parties   Read More ...
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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House’s top cyber security official testify. White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce did not appear before the Senate Armed Services on Thursday to discuss cyber threats facing the United States. His vacant seat drew frustration from lawmakers in both parties   Read More ...
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Physician is latest indicted in pharmacy fraud schemes
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast physician is the latest person indicted on health care fraud charges as part of a series of schemes that federal officials allege cost hundreds of millions. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst says Dr. Albert Diaz of Gulfport was indicted Wednesday in federal court. Hurst says the 16-count indictment accuses Diaz of defrauding Tricare, a federal military health insurance program, by prescribing $2   Read More ...
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Convicted killer of 2 set to die next week gets reprieve
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The state's top criminal court has stopped next week's scheduled execution of an East Texas man convicted of killing two men during a 450-mile (724.17-kilometer) crime trek across the state nearly 16 years ago. Clinton Lee Young, from Ore City in Upshur County, was set for lethal injection Oct. 25 but the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has sent his case back to his trial court in Midland for review   Read More ...
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Waitress accused of stealing $480K from 84-year-old restaurant patron
A New York City waitress stands accused of swindling nearly half a million dollars from an elderly patron who considered her a friend. Alicia Legall, 46, was arraigned on Tuesday on charges of grand larceny, identity theft and criminal possession of a forged instrument, with prosecutors saying she stole nearly $480,000 from an 84-year-old widow who frequented Legall’s diner in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn   Read More ...
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Woman accused of killing homeless man, wounding his brother
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has been charged with fatally shooting a homeless man and wounding his brother in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that 30-year-old Stephanie Sandstrom was charged Wednesday with one count each of second-degree murder, first-degree assault, unlawful possession of a firearm and two counts of armed criminal action. A warrant for Sandstrom's arrest was issued shortly after she was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. A lawyer for the 67-year-old Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar, attended Thursday’s hearing at the Accountability Court and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Waitress accused of stealing $480K from 82-year-old restaurant patron
A New York City waitress stands accused of swindling nearly half a million dollars from an elderly patron who considered her a friend. Alicia Legall, 46, was arraigned on Tuesday on charges of grand larceny, identity theft and criminal possession of a forged instrument, with prosecutors saying she stole nearly $480,000 from an 84-year-old widow who frequented Legall’s diner in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Sonny Perdue coops up Obama-era poultry regulations | Political Insider blog
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue moved to kill a set of Obama-era regulations on Wednesday that was designed to level the legal playing field between poultry farmers and the large processing companies that ultimately deliver that chicken to America’s dinner plates. His decision will have major implications for Georgia, which leads the nation in broiler chicken production, and the ability of small farmers to take legal action against the powerful poultry and food corporations that pay them to raise the young birds to full size…   Read More ...
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South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019. Farmers lobby AgriSA had said earlier that the High Court had issued an order quashing regulations governing proposed shale gas fracking in the Eastern Cape, one of the main areas where proposed shale gas exploration could take place   Read More ...
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We failed Robert Pruett from childhood on. Then Texas executed him.
Our cruel system failed ruett on every level, from his His case is an indictment of the criminal The case is an indictment of our cruel indifference Last week, Texas executed Robert Pruett, who was already serving a for murder when he was convicted of stabbing a correctional officer with a makeshift weapon. Pruett maintained to his death that he had not killed the officer, and there was no physical evidence connecting him to the crime   Read More ...
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Prosecutors: Felony cases not affected by deadlines missed during Harvey
Nearly 60 felony suspects who spent Hurricane Harvey in jail after prosecutors missed the statutory deadline to indict them because of the storm will remain behind bars, the Harris County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday. "Not one single person has gotten out because of flood delay," said David Mitcham, the trial bureau chief for the DA's office. "There have been a couple who have pressed the issue and they've been rebuffed by the district courts   Read More ...
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More details released about Chris Tapp arrest
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
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South African court revokes shale gas regulations: AgriSA
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s High Court has quashed regulations governing proposed shale gas fracking, farmers lobby AgriSA said on Thursday after taking the government to court to stop fracking in Eastern Cape province. The ruling marks the latest setback to South Africa’s shale gas ambitions after a scientific study published last month suggested its Karoo Basin probably has a fraction of estimated deposits, deflating expectations of an energy bonanza   Read More ...
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South African court revokes shale gas regulations -AgriSA
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Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: How a DEA whistleblower can impact legislation on the Hill
By KEVIN LANDRIGAN President Donald Trump’s choice for drug czar reveals the vagaries of congressional parliamentary rules and how no one other than sponsors for legislation become accountable once a measure is fast-tracked. Republican Congressman co-sponsored the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act that weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to crack down on the shipments of drug companies to the drug distributors that then identify unscrupulous pharmacies and doctor’s offices that will accept large amounts of opioids   Read More ...
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Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago. The former actress said Cosby defamed her in a letter that his lawyer sent to the New York Daily News demanding a retraction of a 2014 story about McKee’s rape allegations. The judge who dismissed McKee’s case said the letter was protected by the First Amendment   Read More ...
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Caldwell lawmaker faces criminal investigation
Rep. Brandon Hixon, R-Caldwell, is the subject of a criminal investigation, the Caldwell Police Department has confirmed. The investigation began Oct. 5, according to police spokesman Lt. Joey Hoadley. Hoadley would not describe what the investigation pertains to, but simply confirmed it was active. Hixon, who is in his third term, told the Statesman on Wednesday afternoon he has not been charged with anything and he has not resigned from the Idaho Legislature   Read More ...
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Utah-based VidAngel files for bankruptcy amid court battle against Disney and other studios
VidAngel, a Provo-based streaming platform that edits content out of films and TV shows, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, its CEO announced Wednesday. The Chapter 11 reorganization automatically puts on hold a federal lawsuit against VidAngel, confirmed Salt Lake City-based Brian Rothschild, an attorney for the company. For more than a year, the company has been locked in a legal battle with movie studios that said VidAngel sold altered versions of original content without paying royalties   Read More ...
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Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine McKee's lawsuit against Cosby. The former actress said Cosby defamed her in a letter that his lawyer sent to the New York Daily News demanding a retraction of a 2014 story about McKee's rape allegations   Read More ...
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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension releases documents detailing Dai Thao investigation
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released hundreds of pages of interviews, text messages and reports Wednesday detailing the investigation of St. Paul City Council member and mayoral candidate Dai Thao. Lobbyist Sarah Clarke accused Thao of attempting to solicit a bribe earlier this year and her concerns were leaked to the news media, sparking the BCA investigation. The Scott County Attorney’s Office reviewed the materials and found there was insufficient information to prosecute   Read More ...
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Drugs suspected after U.S. Navy submariners found dead four days apart in same Georgia home
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA – Investigators suspect drug overdoses killed two Navy submarine sailors whose bodies were found in the same coastal Georgia house four days apart, a U.S. Navy spokeswoman said Wednesday. Navy criminal investigators and civilian police are awaiting results of toxicology tests following the strange back-to-back deaths at an off-base home near Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, said Cmdr. Sarah Self-Kyler, a spokeswoman for the Navy’s Submarine Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia   Read More ...
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Nippon Chemi-Con indicted over price-fixing -U.S. Justice Dept
WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury indicted Japan’s Nippon Chemi-Con Corp for its role in a wide-ranging and long-running conspiracy to fix prices for electrolytic capacitors sold to customers in the United States and elsewhere, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. The felony charge, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, charges that Nippon Chemi-Con conspired to suppress and eliminate competition for electrolytic capacitors from as early as September 1997 until January 2014, the department said in a statement   Read More ...
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Records: Suspect in Harford Co., Delaware shootings has criminal record, history of workplace violence
Radee L. Prince, the 37-year-old man who allegedly killed three co-workers and wounded two others at his Harford County workplace before driving to Delaware and shooting a sixth victim Wednesday, has a long criminal history in both states and a record of workplace violence, according to court records and law enforcement officials. By sundown Wednesday, Prince, who has addresses in Elkton, in Cecil County, and Wilmington, Del   Read More ...
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Nippon Chemi-Con indicted over price-fixing -U.S. Justice Dept
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Court documents reveal disturbing details of toddler's murder - | WBTV Charlotte
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Disturbing new details about the New Orleans father who police say confessed to killing his 18-month-old daughter. We want to warn you the information you're about to read is extremely disturbing and graphic. According to the arrest warrant, Mark Hambrick told police he stabbed his little girl in the heart 4 times using a serrated kitchen knife   Read More ...
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ICE says officers didn't racially profile Latino man they mistook as a suspect
Two plainclothes immigration officers didn't racially profile a Latino man when they mistook him for a criminal suspect last month near the Washington County Courthouse, an ICE official says. The officers identified themselves as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during the encounter and never tried to detain the man, said ICE Acting Field Office Director Elizabeth Godfrey of Portland. The confrontation between the officers and Isidro Andrade-Tafolla, a longtime Washington County road maintenance worker who was at the courthouse with his wife, was caught on video and prompted two members of Oregon's congressional delegation to demand that ICE apologize and investigate what happened   Read More ...
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Romano’s Macaroni Grill owner files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
The owner of casual Italian dining chain Romano’s Macaroni Grill filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with a plan to slash its debt and reorganize around its top restaurants. The chain’s parent company and a handful of affiliates, including investment vehicle Mac Acquisition LLC, filed for chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del. In court papers, Chief Executive Nishant Machado blamed the chain’s financial woes on the downturn in the casual dining industry as customers have shifted to cheaper, faster alternatives   Read More ...
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Grand jury hands up watered-down indictment of ex-UTA board member Terry Diehl
A federal grand jury has handed up a new indictment of former Utah Transit Authority board member Terry Diehl that slashes the number of criminal charges the developer faces from 14 felonies to three. The new indictment strips out 11 counts alleging false declarations and concealment of assets from the bankruptcy fraud case filed in April and leaves Diehl facing three tax-related charges — counts of false declaration, tax evasion and filing a false return   Read More ...
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Reno Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony Welfare Fraud
The Nevada Attorney General's Office says a Reno woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The AG's Office says 35-year-old Nichole Ferrel pleaded guilty to welfare fraud, which is a felony. They say she was issued more than $20,000 in overpayments of SNAP benefits even though she lied about living with the father of two of her children, and she also had a job   Read More ...
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How a convicted murderer (and others) slipped past group home background checks
TRENTON -- Nearly eight percent of workers hired to take care of people with developmental disabilities have evaded a state law requiring they undergo a criminal background check, according to a report Tuesday by the Office of the State Auditor. Even some who complied and were flagged for having a criminal record sometimes got hired anyway, the audit found. State law leaves the hiring decisions up to the 570 group home and supervised housing providers in New Jersey, who could decide an individual "has affirmatively demonstrated clear and convincing evidence of   Read More ...
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Man charged in June triple homicide may have been at wrong house, indictment says
BRUNSWICK, GA. | A man arrested on murder charges in the June shooting deaths of a Brunswick couple and their adult grandson intended to burglarize the nearby home of a rival gang associate, according to an indictment returned Wednesday. Roger Lee Owens, 22, was originally charged with three counts of malice murder in the deaths of Carson Holliman, 64, his wife, Vondell Holliman, 63, and their grandson Christopher Holliman, 24, who were found dead June 18 inside their home at 220 Wolfe Street   Read More ...
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Man accused of plotting to bomb bank in downtown Oklahoma City indicted
OKLAHOMA CITY – The man accused of plotting to bomb a downtown Oklahoma City bank has been indicted. Back on August 12 around 1 a.m., the FBI arrested Jerry Drake Varnell, 23, after he allegedly attempted to detonate what he believed to be an explosives-laden van he had parked in an alley next to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City. This week, an Oklahoma City federal grand jury formally charged Varnell with one count of Attempted Use of an Explosive Device   Read More ...
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Suspect in fatal shootings of 4, including boy, is indicted
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected in the deadly Ohio shootings of a 7-year-old boy and three other relatives and a related non-fatal stabbing has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and attempted murder. Twenty-three-year-old Arron Lawson was arrested Oct. 13 after a manhunt near Ironton, just south of where authorities found the bodies in a house trailer. A Lawrence County grand jury on Wednesday also indicted Lawson on charges of felonious assault, rape, kidnapping, corpse abuse, aggravated burglary, vehicle theft, tampering with evidence and failing to comply with a police officer's order   Read More ...
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UPDATE 1-Brazil antitrust watchdog blocks JBJ-Mataboi deal
(Adds comments from Mataboi) By Bruno Federowski BRASILIA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Brazil’s antitrust watchdog Cade on Wednesday unanimously voted to block the purchase of meatpacker Mataboi Alimentos SA by JBJ Agropecuária Ltda, a further blow to the billionaire Batista family. Mataboi, Brazil’s No. 4 meatpacker by sales volume, said it would appeal the ruling. JBJ is owned by José Batista Jr   Read More ...
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