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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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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; Industry On Record Pace

General Motors recalled more vehicles Thursday. It’s 2.7 million more to be exact.

05/15/2014

Romano Pisciotti was extradited to the U.S. to face charges in an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy. (Source: BSO)

Fmr. Executive Extradited To S.Fla. In Price-Fixing Case

An Italian former executive was extradited to the U.S. to face charges in an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy.

04/06/2014

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Comcast Seeks To Buy Time Warner Cable For $45 Billion

Comcast Corporation announced plans Wednesday to purchase Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal that would create a cable industry goliath.

CBS Miami–02/13/2014

A customer signs a credit card statement next to a scanner in a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Government To Track Down Thieves In Target Breach

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down those responsible for stealing information from millions of Target customers.

01/29/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Leonys Martin #2 of the Texas Rangers holds up the ball after making an out on Delmon Young #15 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning during the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Court Docs: Rangers’ Martin Victim In Ransom Plot

Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his family members were kept under surveillance in South Florida.

12/21/2013

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