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Militants Kill 3 In Raid On Pakistan Tribal Elder – Salon

KHAR, Pakistan (AP) — A government official says over 30 militants armed with rockets and machine guns attacked a prominent pro-government tribal elder’s house in northwest Pakistan, killing his two sons and a daughter-in-law. Jawed Khan …

Feds: Gang membership up as crime alliances grow – msnbc.com

The gang member estimate of 1.4 million was up from 1 million two years ago, a 40 percent increase, but the report attributed the rise in part to improved reporting by law enforcement agencies. White-collar crime is an increasing focus … Continue reading

Missouri repeals controversial teacher-student Internet restrictions – News-Leader.com

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Friday repealing a contentious law that had limited online discussions between teachers and students and caused a judge to raise concerns that it infringed on free-speech rights.

State Report Shows Dip In Violent Crime – msnbc.com

That brings Florida’s total crime rate down by 2 percent. “I commend Florida’s law enforcement agencies as well as our citizens for their commitment and dedication to keeping Floridians and visitors to our state safe,” Governor Rick Scott …

Unfinished Business – Wall Street Journal

One of our colleagues at Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review, Jacqueline Palank, gets to the heart of this question in a very interesting story about what’s been happening since San Francisco law firm Heller Ehrman dissolved three years ago.

Crime in Dundee Decreasing During Past Three Years – The Ledger

DUNDEE | Three years after the Polk County Sheriff’s Office began providing law enforcement services to Dundee, the town is experiencing a reduction in crime. Sgt. Bart Davis, who oversees the Sheriff’s Office Dundee Station, told the Town …

Denver may pursue law cracking down on homeless on 16th Street Mall – Denver Post

“We have to stand up for our businesses downtown and our women and children who are afraid to go downtown. Are we supposed to just give in?” Denver in 2005 passed laws to curtail panhandling in downtown Denver, including one … Continue reading

Foundation Offering Elder Law Seminar – WMFD

The Richland County Foundation is offering an Elder Law continuing education seminar for professional advisors. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28 at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center on West Fourth Street in …

3 trade pacts become law – Politico.com

President Obama signed into law free-trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia on Friday. The signing began at 9:40 a.m. and lasted roughly 15 minutes, a White House official told the pooler. The president was originally scheduled to deliver … Continue reading

No mandatory antitrust review for ACOs – FierceHealthcare

However, the FTC and DoJ still plan to enforce antitrust laws, protecting market competition. “The Department of Justice and the FTC will continue to enforce vigorously the antitrust laws, consistent with the policy statement and with the goals …