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Miami Federal Judge Rules On Prisons Serving Kosher Meals

Inmates of Florida’s prisons who request kosher meals will now get them because it’s the law.

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Joaquin Badias said he couldn't live any longer with the flooring that covered the stairs of his house, along with the floor of his bedroom and den. (Source: CBS4)

US Seeks Criminal Charges Against Lumber Liquidators

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to file charges against Lumber Liquidator amid an investigation into imported products.

04/29/2015

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Zimmerman Will Not Face Federal Charges In Trayvon Martin’s Death

George Zimmerman will not face federal charges in the death of Trayvon Martin.

02/24/2015

Ikram Khan (R), one of the sons of imam Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, walks into the Miami Mosque, also known as the Flagler Mosque, for prayer after his father and two of his brothers were arrested, May 14, 2011 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Mosque imam, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, along with two sons, Ishar Khan and Irfan Khan, and three other suspects in Pakistan, have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to a conspiracy to murder, maim and kidnap people abroad, as well as providing support to the Pakistani Taliban. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Terror-Related Suit Delayed Over Secret Material

Classified material, which has been disputed, has delayed the trial of a Pakistani-American man’s lawsuit accusing the U.S. of malicious prosecution in a terror financing case.

12/15/2014

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Jury Acquits Ex-UBS Exec In IRS Probe

A federal jury acquitted a former top Swiss banking executive of U.S. charges that he conspired with wealthy Americans to hide $20 billion in secret accounts from the Internal Revenue Service.

11/03/2014

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Feds To Monitor Florida Election Changes; Scott Pushes Back

Gov. Rick Scott’s office and campaign are attacking as “blatantly political” a letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida’s election laws.

08/01/2014

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Court Throws Out Chiquita Terror Payment Claims

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

07/24/2014

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State Not Backing Down In Fight Over Kosher Meals

Florida corrections officials and the federal government fired the latest salvos this week in a drawn-out battle over whether the state is required to serve kosher meals to inmates.

05/21/2014

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Government Fines GM Maximum $35M In Safety Case

The government fined General Motors $35 million for the company’s delay in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.

05/16/2014

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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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