Law enforcement agencies

A protester wearing electric lights attached to his clothing attends a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye's arrest in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 10, 2017. The Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 10, 2017 - 11:01 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police on Saturday braced for more violence between opponents and supporters of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who was stripped of her powers by the Constitutional Court over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into a political turmoil. Three...
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FILE--In this June 22, 2016, file photo, a Border Patrol agent walks along a border structure in San Diego, Calif. The U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency may exempt many veterans and law enforcement officers from a requirement that new hires take a lie-detector test. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file)
March 08, 2017 - 5:02 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Border Patrol's parent agency would exempt many veterans and law enforcement officers from a hiring requirement to take a lie-detector test under a proposal to satisfy President Donald Trump's order to add 5,000 agents, according to a memo released by the agents' union. The...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:01 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police entered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence on Monday to question him for a fourth time in corruption investigations concerning his ties with top executives in media, international business and Hollywood, according to media reports. Local media reported...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, an evidence marker sits next to a human skull as Davis County search and rescue members and crime scene investigators search a hillside, for more evidence in Fruit Heights, Utah. More police departments are amassing their own DNA databases, a move critics say is a way around stringent regulations governing state crime labs and the national DNA database.. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News via AP, File)
March 04, 2017 - 1:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of police departments around the U.S. are amassing their own DNA databases to track criminals, a move critics say is a way around regulations governing state and national databases that restrict who can provide genetic samples and how long that information is held. The...
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NAACP President Cornell William Brooks speaks outside the Justice Department in Washington, Friday, March 3, 2017, following a meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Brooks said he met with Sessions over concerns that recent policy changes "signal a threatening decline" in the Justice Department's commitment to civil rights. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 04, 2017 - 3:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been on the job less than a month but has already made some civil rights groups nervous by indicating the Justice Department will likely soften its focus on protecting voter rights and monitoring troubled police departments. The head of the NAACP...
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March 02, 2017 - 5:04 pm
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on federal law enforcement raids at Caterpillar facilities in central Illinois (all times local): 4 p.m. Caterpillar says it believes that a search warrant executed by federal authorities on Thursday at its facilities concerns "export filings" related to its...
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March 02, 2017 - 2:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials executed a search warrant Thursday at three central Illinois facilities of Caterpillar, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world. Caterpillar spokeswoman Corrie Heck Scott said in an email that the company is cooperating...
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March 02, 2017 - 2:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials executed a search warrant Thursday at three central Illinois facilities of Caterpillar, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world. Caterpillar spokeswoman Corrie Heck Scott said in an email that the company is cooperating...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:00 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA UPDATE: Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — There are calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down and to step aside from the Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election. Sessions had two...
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March 01, 2017 - 7:54 pm
WALL STREET Surge carries Dow above 21,000 NEW YORK (AP) — Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index since November. Energy companies...
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