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Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promoting a casino at an undisclosed location over which he’d have incredible power. The bidding process to choose a vendor would be sealed, and records would be exempt from the Freedom of Information Act until after the vendor...
Members of the Tinley Park Term Limits Commission continued to explore the issue at the group's third meeting, where more information was presented to the group. The commission, appointed by Mayor Ed Zabrocki after voters overwhelmingly voted in favor...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana politician indicted on federal corruption charges says he has done nothing wrong. Lake County Surveyor George Van Til pleaded not guilty to six felony counts of wire fraud and two counts of obstruction of...
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BEIJING — Exports of elegant Swiss watches to China have plunged. Sales of Mercedes-Benz and other premium sedans are slowing. And high-end restaurants, coming off their worst Chinese New Year festival in years, are starting to change their menus to...
Reuters* Defendants were working on improving MRI technology * Federal prosecutors charge researchers with bribery By Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities brought criminal charges against three New York University...
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Will the IRS scandal negatively affect President Barack Obama's second term? Washington correspondent Colby Itkowitz asks political analysts in Pennsylvania and Washington. YES Lara Brown Villanova University political science professor Q: Will...
In the 1964 U.S. Supreme Court case Jacobellis v. Ohio, Justice Potter Stewart wrote a concurring opinion he hoped would establish a legal standard that protected every American's right to free speech yet guarded “community standards” against “hard core...
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
The Hartford CourantThe corruption trial of a top aide to former state House Speaker Christopher Donovan opened in federal court Monday with the jury listening to secretly made recordings of businessmen and political operatives scheming about how to pay bribes to kill...
REYHANLI, Turkey — On the second floor of a nursery school in a Turkish border town, artist Nader Haj Kadour preferred talking about painting butterflies than painting Syrian President Bashar Assad. The classically trained Syrian artist pointed to...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Primary care doctors should ask adults how much and how often they drink alcohol and counsel those with risky and dangerous drinking habits, a government-backed panel said today. Based on a review of studies conducted since...
The first grand jury report described Orange County as being a "hotbed of corruption, conflict of interest and abuse of authority" while the next blamed political leaders for the "implosion" of the county's health plan for the poor. This week, jurors...
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