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HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal Service

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.

08/01/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Obama Administratrion Permits California, Other States To Manage Marijuana

In a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.

08/29/2013

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Google Asks To Publish More U.S. Government Information

Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for emails and other information that people transmit online.

06/11/2013

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Federal Judge Hearing Claims In Apple e-Book Price Fixing Suit

The Justice Department sued Apple and other publishers last year. The five other publishers named in the lawsuit have settled. The judge has urged Apple to do the same.

06/03/2013

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Justice Department Drops Investigation Into Petraeus’ Mistress Over Online Stalking

The Justice Department is dropping its investigation into whether David Petraeus’ mistress, Paula Broadwell, stalked a romantic rival online.

12/18/2012

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Government Sues eBay Over Noncompetition Agreement

The Justice Department is suing eBay Inc., accusing the company of eliminating a significant form of competition by agreeing with Intuit Inc. not to hire each other’s employees.

11/16/2012

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Contra Costa County Receives Federal Grant To Keep Inmates From Returning

Contra Costa County has received a $750,000 federal grant to help paroled low-level offenders successfully re-enter the community and avoid returning to jail or prison.

08/30/2012

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Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

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Hayward Police Get $3.6M In Federal Grant Money

The U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.

06/26/2012

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