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Ex-US House Speaker can't be alone with children, judge rules

Added: 13.12.2017 20:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert is banned from having contact with anyone under 18 unless an adult is present who's aware that he pleaded guilty in a hush money case related to the sexual abuse of teen boys, according to new restrictions imposed by a federal judge.

Tags: FED, Children, Sex

Trump admin. aims to carve road through wilderness refuge in US first

Added: 10.12.2017 21:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Far down the Alaskan peninsula, where it curves into the Bering Sea, lies the remote Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The federally protected, 492-square-mile wilderness area is home to brown bears, caribou, wolves, and, once a year, the entire world population of black brant geese.

Tags: FED, Alaska

'Making a Murderer' confession upheld

Added: 09.12.2017 9:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the confession given by Brendan Dassey, a key figure in the Netflix "Making a Murderer" series, should not be thrown out.


Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 60 years on child porn charges

Added: 07.12.2017 18:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor who admitted to sexually abusing underage girls, has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on child pornography charges, a court official said Thursday.

Tags: FED, Sex, USA, Prison, Girls

Costly: Russia probe cost $7 million over 5 months

Added: 05.12.2017 18:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

The federal government spent nearly $7 million investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election between May and September, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.

Green groups sue over monument changes

Added: 05.12.2017 2:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

A group of environmental and conservation groups sued President Donald Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in federal court on Monday, alleging that Trump did not have the authority to dramatically shrink Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.


FBI agent removed from probe over anti-Trump messages

Added: 03.12.2017 3:30 | 5 views | 0 comments

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed one of the FBI's top Russian counterintelligence experts from his team of investigators after an internal investigation found messages he sent that could be interpreted as showing political bias for Hillary Clinton and against President Donald Trump, according to US officials briefed on the matter.

Pending FCC Action on Net Neutrality Raises Unfounded Fears, WarningsPending FCC Action on Net Neutrality Raises Unfounded Fears, Warnings

Added: 27.11.2017 14:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

NEWS ANALYSIS: Depending on who you listen to, a Federal Communications commission decision to end the reclassification of the internet under Title II regulations might or might not be the end of the world.

Tags: FED, EU

Confusion as Trump and outgoing director pick different leaders for consumer agency

Added: 25.11.2017 9:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump named an interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shortly after the outgoing director appointed his own successor, signaling a potential showdown over who's in charge of the federal agency.


Want to make a good living in sport?...Take up golf

Added: 20.11.2017 23:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

With Roger Federer and his rivals competing for a $2.6 million winners' check at this week's season-ending ATP Finals in London, tennis is certainly a lucrative sport.


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