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Govt sues US Bank over Peregrine Financial fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against U.S. Bank, accusing the bank of illegally handling customer funds from a failed brokerage firm.…
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Judge accused of making racial comments in speech

A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech…
IRS

IRS disciplines 2 workers for free food at party

A congressional aide tells The Associated Press that two Internal Revenue Service workers are being placed on administrative leave for accepting $1,100 worth of free food and other items at a 2010 conference.…
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Obama-Xi meeting in Calif sets low-key tone

A sprawling California desert estate built by billionaire philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg is a place where political powerbrokers once discussed critical issues of the day and where royalty…
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Vet recommends medical marijuana for pets in pain

Until she introduced “magic cheese” to her sick and aging bulldog, Laura Bugni-Daniel watched him suffer for two years. He’d spend his days lying down or throwing up.…