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New Jersey Mandates Severance Pay For Workers Facing Mass Layoffs

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| "Workers' performance and workers' dedication to the company were secondary. Now, they'll be moved more to the forefront," state Sen. Joe Cryan, a co-sponsor of the bill, said.

District Of Columbia Sues Inaugural Committee For 'Grossly Overpaying' At Trump Hotel

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President Trump's inaugural committee spent more than a million dollars renting event space at the hotel in January 2017, a cost that D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine says is far above market rate.

Supreme Court Allows Flint Water Lawsuits To Move Forward, Officials Not 'Immune'

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In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.

After A Fall At Baylor, Ken Starr Became A Fox Regular, And Then, A Trump Defender

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Ken Starr was stripped of his presidency at Baylor University in 2016, accused of overseeing an administration that ignored a campus sexual assault scandal.

3 Alleged Members Of Hate Group 'The Base' Arrested In Georgia

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This is the second trio of suspected members of The Base to be arrested this week. The group is trying to bring about the downfall of the U.S. government, according to law enforcement.

FBI Seizes Website Suspected Of Selling Access To Billions Of Pieces Of Stolen Data

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The site weleakinfo.com is now down. The Justice Department says that for a fee, users could access stolen personal data names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses. Two people were arrested in Europe.

Chief Justice Roberts: Is 'OK, Boomer' Evidence Of Age Discrimination?

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The text of a federal law requires all federal government personnel decisions to be made "free from age discrimination." But just what does that mean?

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When Is Abuse Of Power A Crime? Supreme Court Answer May Come In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

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The closure in 2013 of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge infuriated motorists and jeopardized public safety. When it turned out it was a political vendetta, it became a criminal case.

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At Supreme Court, Another Potential Loss For Prosecutors Fighting Public Corruption

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The "Bridgegate" scandal infuriated motorists and endangered public safety, but if the past is prologue, the high court could treat it as much ado about nothing.

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