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FBI Probes Mishandling of Remains at Arlington Cemetery

The FBI and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command are now looking into the mishandling of remains and mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery. The probe is part of a broad investigation run by the Justice Department that also includes a federal grand jury, sources tell The Washington Post. The criminal inquiry is seeking evidence of contracting […]

‘Whitey’ Bulger, Accused Mobster, Seeks Court-Appointed Lawyer

James “Whitey” Bulger, the accused Boston mobster arrested in California with $800,000, was given three days to show why a lawyer should be appointed to represent him at taxpayer expense. Bulger, 81, and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, 60, made initial appearances in federal court in Boston Friday after a trip from California. Bulger, who was […]

Hackers Break into Arizona Police Computers

* Arizona DPS confirms “computer issues” * Group says it hacked computer to protest immigration law WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Computer hackers who previously broke into a U.S. Senate server and brought down the CIA web site struck an Arizona police web site on Thursday. Lulz Security, saying it opposed a tough anti-immigration law in Arizona, […]

US Hits Iran Air, Port Company with Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration hit two pillars of the Iranian economy with sanctions Thursday, targeting the Islamic republic’s national airline carrier and a major port company on charges that they facilitate illegal weapons trade and help the mighty Revolutionary Guard corps in destabilizing activity in Iran and nearby countries. The Treasury Department’s action […]

AP Analysis: Edwards Mixed Personal with Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal case against two-time presidential candidate John Edwards focuses on where to draw the line between the public and private in a politician’s life, a divide he riskily straddled throughout his entire career and family life. Edwards isn’t alone. The private activities and concerns of public officials increasingly seem to be […]

Art Exhibit Offers ‘Urban Therapy’ for NYers

NEW YORK  — Noise never sleeps in the city. Streets are choked with vehicles that produce a near constant din of rumbling engines. Parks are often full of chattering crowds on sunny days. The clamor is enough to make even the hardiest New Yorkers brainsick, thirsting for a spot of tranquility in the swirl of […]

Philly Mob, Once Written Off, Has Bounced Back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just a few years ago, federal authorities thought they had the Philadelphia-area mob close to sleeping with the fishes: One boss had turned government informant, his successor was convicted of racketeering and the underworld organization seemed in disarray. But a federal grand jury report unsealed Monday, announcing charges against the top two […]

FBI Wants Unabomber’s DNA for 1982 Tylenol Poisoning Probe

May 19 (Bloomberg) — The FBI is seeking DNA from Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski, who’s serving a life sentence for killing three people with homemade bombs, in connection with the 1982 Tylenol poisonings Seven people in the Chicago area died, and thousands of bottles of the over-the-counter painkiller were withdrawn. The case was never solved. Kaczynski […]

Somethings Make Your Day: This is One of Them…

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Bruce Fein, a former Reagan administration official in the Department of Justice and chairman of American Freedom Agenda writes in his 15-page argument of Obama’s course that “Barack Hussein Obama has mocked the rule of law, endangered the very existence of the Republic and the liberties of the people, and perpetrated an impeachable high crime […]

Canada holds Somalia ‘terror’ man

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab has been linked to al-Qaeda Canadian authorities have arrested a man accused of seeking to travel to Somalia to join a militant group. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was stopped at Toronto Pearson airport on Tuesday, Canadian police said in a statement. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said […]