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A photo taken on June 24, 2014 in Lille, northern France shows the logo of the French bank BNP Paribas. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

French Bank Agrees To Pay Billions For Violating Trade Sanctions By Processing Transactions For Clients In Iran, Cuba

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, has agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations that it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced Monday.

07/01/2014

File photo of Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rogers: ‘We’d Better Start Building Prisons By The Dozens’ If We Treat Terrorists As Criminal Defendants

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Leaning Toward Allowing Obama’s Executive Privilege Claim In Fast And Furious

A federal judge says she is leaning toward allowing President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege in Operation Fast and Furious, the failed law enforcement operation at the center of a congressional investigation and subpoena fight between the Justice Department and House Republicans.

05/15/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan speak during a visit J.O. Wilson Elementry School on March 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Issues New Guidance Reminding Schools To Enroll Children Brought In US Illegally

Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.

05/09/2014

File photo of police. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. to Collect Data on Stops, Arrests

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department plans to collect data on police stops, searches and arrests in an effort to study racial bias in law enforcement.

04/28/2014

File photo of United States Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AG Holder Urges Young People to Pursue Justice Department Careers

Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on diversity and inclusion, and urged young people to “consider careers here at the United States Department of Justice,” according to CNSNews.com.

04/24/2014

Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Introduces ‘Contempt’ Bill To Withhold Holder’s Salary

Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Tex., has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.

04/16/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz: Holder Should Be Impeached For ‘Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law’ In IRS Scandal

Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.

04/11/2014

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.” (Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American ‘Would Be In Jail’

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.”

04/10/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama greets Rev Al Sharpton as he arrives to speak at the 20th anniversary National Action Network Gala on April 6, 2011 at a hotel in New York City. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Attend NYC Sharpton Conference

The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding his annual civil rights conference amid a backdrop of questions about his cooperation with the FBI in the 1980s.

04/09/2014

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