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DOJ's China Initiative aims to counter theft of U.S. secrets and technology

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Critics say the initiative has created a climate of fear among Chinese Americans, and has had a chilling effect on scientific research.

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Families of Charleston church massacre victims reach $88 million settlement with DOJ

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The Justice Department has reached an $88 million settlement with the victims of the racist church massacre in Charleston S.C. over the flawed background check which allowed the shooter to buy a gun.

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The FBI is still looking for a trove of nuclear sub secrets in an espionage case

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The bureau has not recovered the vast majority of secret documents related to nuclear submarines that a U.S. naval engineer is accused of trying to sell to a foreign power, an FBI agent testified.

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The FBI searched properties in Washington and New York linked to a Russian oligarch

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

FBI agents executed search warrants at properties that are tied to metals tycoon Oleg Deripaska, who is sanctioned by the U.S. government.

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Trump files lawsuit to stop the release of documents related to the Capitol riot

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Former President Donald Trump is suing the the National Archives and the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol to try to block the release of documents.

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DOJ will ask the Supreme Court to halt the Texas abortion ban

Saturday, October 16, 2021

A high-stakes legal back-and-forth is playing out over Texas' restrictive new abortion law.

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DOJ to ask the Supreme Court to halt enforcement of Texas' abortion law

Friday, October 15, 2021

The Justice Department says it will ask the Supreme Court to step in and block enforcement of Texas' restrictive abortion law. This is the latest move in the legal battle over the law.

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Ex-Navy nuclear engineer and his wife are charged in an espionage plot

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

A former U.S. Navy engineer and his wife are due in federal court Tuesday. The Justice Department accuses them of trying to share secrets about nuclear submarine technology with another country.

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Senate report details Trump's efforts to use DOJ to overturn election results

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The report from the panel's Democratic majority documents the chaotic final weeks of Trump's presidency following his loss to Joe Biden.

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A U.S. judge blocks enforcement of Texas' controversial new abortion law

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Known as SB 8, the law bans almost all abortions in the state after about six weeks of pregnancy, even in cases of rape, sexual abuse and incest.

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Texas' abortion law is back in court

Friday, October 01, 2021

A federal judge will decide whether to block Texas' new restrictive abortion law after hearing from Justice Department attorneys and lawyers for the state. He offered no timetable for a decision.

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During The Pandemic, The FBI Says Murders Surged In The U.S.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Numbers released by the FBI show an unprecedented 30% spike in murders last year. The murder rate is below its historic peaks reached in the 1990s, but the figures show the problem is more widespread.

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FBI Data Shows An Unprecedented Spike In Murders Nationwide In 2020

Monday, September 27, 2021

The number of murders in the U.S. rose nearly 30% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to FBI statistics. It is the largest single-year increase since the record-keeping began.

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The Trump-Russia Probe's Special Counsel Has Charged A Lawyer With Lying To The FBI

Thursday, September 16, 2021

A cybersecurity lawyer who worked at a law firm tied to the Democratic Party is the second person charged in John Durham's investigation into the origins of the FBI's Trump-Russia probe.

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Justice Department Wants Texas To Immediately Halt Enforcement Of Its Abortion Ban

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Justice Department is seeking to temporarily stop enforcement of the new Texas law that effectively bans most abortions in the state. The department is already suing to block the law altogether.

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6 More People Connected To The Capitol Riot Plead Guilty

Friday, September 10, 2021

They include one man who told a family member he wanted to attend an event where he could shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on live television.

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The World Has Changed Since 9/11, And So Has America's Fight Against Terrorism

Friday, September 10, 2021

In 2001, as the nation mourned those killed on 9/11, the government tried to find its footing to prevent more terrorist attacks. In the 20 years since, the nature of those threats has evolved.

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Gun Rights Groups Threatened To Sink Biden's ATF Nominee. He's Withdrawing The Pick

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The White House has pulled David Chipman's nomination to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, dealing a blow to the president's effort to address gun violence.

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A Generation After The 9/11 Attacks, A Look Back On The War On Terror

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The 9/11 attacks spurred the so-called war on terror. The campaign changed the country, with the federal government pouring money into protecting the homeland. The nature of threats has also evolved.

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Notes Show Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Declare The 2020 Election Corrupt

Friday, July 30, 2021

New documents released by the House Oversight Committee log a telephone conversation between Justice Department leaders and then-President Donald Trump in December 2020.

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