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Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
Dutch authorities on Thursday arrested the director of a meat-processing and wholesale company whose business is at the center of an investigation into undeclared mixing of horse meat with beef.
President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to address some of the thornier aspects of national security policy, including drone strikes, the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the dire threats Americans continue to face _ even from fellow citizens.
Japan's nuclear watchdog has endorsed a panel's conclusion that a seismic fault running underneath an atomic plant in western Japan is active, making the plant's restart virtually impossible.
Experts commissioned by the operator of a Japanese nuclear plant that faces possible closure because of a suspected active seismic fault say a decision should wait, citing insufficient data.
FILE - This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia turned down an appeal Tuesday from Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, which had filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the images. (AP Photo, File)
A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups.
The Internal Revenue Service is feeling the sort of heat that targeted taxpayers feel from the tax agency. It's the sense that a powerful someone is breathing down your neck.
The government has allowed terrorists into America's witness protection program and has failed to provide the names of some of them for the watch list that's used to keep dangerous people off airline flights, the Justice Department's inspector general says.
Launching his namesake company's news division in the 1990s, Michael Bloomberg largely rejected long-held rules of the journalism trade that insist on keeping thick firewalls between reporters and the profit-making workings of their companies.
Japan's nuclear watchdog has decided that the nation's trouble-plagued next-generation prototype reactor won't be allowed to restart due to safety violations.
Hong Kong's corruption watchdog is launching a criminal investigation of its former chief who spent tens of thousands of dollars on gifts for mainland Chinese officials.
An Ethiopian court ruled Tuesday that prosecutors have two weeks to finalize corruption charges against two dozen people who have been arrested, including a senior Cabinet minister.
The European Union says Visa has agreed to reduce some credit card payment fees significantly to address concerns raised by the bloc's antitrust authority.
Fred Akers, 63, of Buena Vista Township, is an environmental advocate and watchdog through his administrative role at the Great Egg Harbor Watershed Association, a nonprofit that receives federal funding. For more than a decade, he’s been involved in issues related to development, infrastructure and natural resource management in South Jersey. Akers, who was paid $48,000 in 2011 (last tax record available), has also served on various state environmental committees and focus groups and is a current member of both the Atlantic County Utilities Authority and the Buena Vista Township Planning Board.
Fred Akers, 63, of Buena Vista Township, is an environmental advocate and watchdog through his administrative role at the Great Egg Harbor Watershed Association, a nonprofit that receives federal funding. For more than a decade, he's been involved in issues related to development, infrastructure and natural resource management in South Jersey. Akers, who was paid $48,000 in 2011 (last tax record available), has also served on various state environmental committees and focus groups and is a current member of both the Atlantic County Utilities Authority and the Buena Vista Township Planning Board.
An angry mob stoned to death a 17-year-old soldier in Central African Republic who had been freed from a rebel group and moved to the capital for his own safety only to be re-recruited by armed fighters, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
Federal inspectors have assessed at least 26 companies with a total of $110,000 in fines for unsafe workplaces in New Jersey shore towns while cleaning up and repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy, an analysis of U.S. Department of Labor records shows.
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has approved almost $157 million in Atlantic City projects over the past three years. They range from widening streets and renovating piers to building parks and major casino additions.
OCEAN CITY — City Council eliminated its local ethics board Thursday night after finding it too costly and not effective in its six-year existence.
Well, this is refreshing.
The former head of the SJEDD fraudulently concealed the financial position of the district and took unauthorized raises he knew the agency could not afford, according to a counterclaim filed this week in New Jersey Superior Court.
NEW YORK - Joe Scarborough must be doing something right to be attacked by both Paul Krugman and Mark Levin in the same month.
NEPTUNE — The Sandy relief fund chaired by New Jersey first lady Mary Pat Christie has raised more than $32 million so far. But four months after the superstorm, none of that aid has reached storm victims yet.
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