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The Maldives government has rejected U.S. criticism of its judiciary after it sacked the country's top election officials amid a political crisis.
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Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who guided the state through a period of school busing to achieve integration in the 1970s, died early Thursday.
Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday will endorse proposed reductions to federal sentencing guidelines for non-violent drug offenders, which would cut average prison sentences by 11 months.
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This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Bruce Davis.
A former Swiss banker pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a fraud scheme that prosecutors say helped U.S. taxpayers hide as much as $3 billion in assets from the IRS.
Three Mexican citizens pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to bribe a federal judge who was hearing a case on how the Zetas drug cartel laundered money by trading in American racehorses.
This photo provided by the Buckeye Police Department shows Andrew J. Rael. The ex-convict, paroled from a Colorado prison in October, engaged in a gun battle with law enforcement on a Phoenix-area freeway Monday, March 10, 2014 and died in the ensuing shootout that snarled morning traffic.
President Barack Obama has threatened to withdraw all American forces from Afghanistan if a new security agreement is not signed by the end of the year, but there is no legal reason the U.S. has to resort to the "zero option," as administration officials have repeatedly claimed.
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept.
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As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Private prison company Corrections Corporation of America is asking a federal judge to put an Idaho lawsuit on hold while an FBI investigation into the company is underway.
The trial of an Army general accused of sexual assault moved into uncharted legal territory Tuesday when the judge dismissed the jury to allow the defense time to hammer out a new plea deal with the military.
The pro-Russian government of Ukraine's southeastern Crimea region declared independence Tuesday ahead of a scheduled referendum on whether to join Russia, ignoring international warnings that the vote won't be recognized.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.
On Monday, one Saudi man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for using Twitter to encourage protests and undermine the country's leadership, according to Saudi Arabian state news agency SPA.