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Toyota To Pay $22M To Settle Discrimination AllegationsA settlement resolving allegations that Torrance-based Toyota Motor Credit Corp. discriminated against black and Asian/Pacific Islander borrowers in auto lending was announced Tuesday.
Justice Department Sues Volkswagen Over Emissions-Cheating SoftwareThe Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations.
Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal Weapons A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.
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.
CBS News Tracks Developments, Updates On GM RecallGM is recalling more than one and a half million cars.
Sen. Boxer Wants Probe On Troubled San Onofre Power Plant U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The AP reported.
Senators: 'Highly Unusual Set Of Events' Behind Gas Price SpikeSen. Barbara Boxer and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are among six Senate Democrats calling for an investigation after last month's record jump in gasoline prices.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Lawyer, 33, Admits To Exposing Himself To 2 Women On Flight Leaving LAA 33-year-old lawyer who exposed himself multiple times aboard a Los Angeles-to-Houston airline flight has pleaded guilty to two counts of making lewd acts.
Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy ObamaWednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

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