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April 21, 2015 8:54 PM Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio in court over profiling case

PHOENIX (AP) — A hearing began Tuesday to decide whether an Arizona sheriff should be held in contempt of court for violating a judge's orders in a racial profiling lawsuit that stemmed from his aggressive immigration patrols in Hispanic neighborhoods in metro Phoenix. The four-day civil proceedings got underway in a packed courtroom that included many immigrant 8

April 21, 2015 8:42 PM In Latest Outbreak Of Bipartisanship, Senate Compromises On Trafficking Bill

A logjam over an anti-human trafficking bill has finally broken in the Senate. Senate negotiators reached a deal after a long impasse over language on abortion funding. The compromise clears the path to a confirmation vote for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch — a vote Republicans had delayed until after the trafficking bill gets resolved. It took about 108

April 21, 2015 8:32 PM Posh Beverly Hills considers empty pools, $1,000 fines amid drought

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beverly Hills, the southern California city whose name evokes Hollywood-tinged glamour and luxury, is considering banning the refilling of swimming pools and fining residents $1,000 for water violations. Faced with an order from the governor to cut water use dramatically as the state reels from a three-year drought, city council 28

April 21, 2015 7:39 PM Raisin farmer challenging USDA’s $700G fine

California raisin farmer Marvin Horne will argue before the US Supreme Court Wednesday that the government is violating his 5th Amendment rights because it is forcing him to hand over his dried fruit — almost half of it — without “just compensation.” According to the USDA, “handlers” of raisins, who package the crop, must hand over a portion of their 101

April 21, 2015 7:27 PM Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend. Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game after throwing behind Lawrie. Ventura was ejected from Saturday's game when he hit Lawrie 3

April 21, 2015 6:29 PM Ujiri puts money where his mouth is

Two words showed Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri's passion for his team and the exact monetary price he's willing to pay for it. When Ujiri yelled "F--- Brooklyn!" at a rally before last year's playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets -- and doubled down this year by telling the Toronto crowd that "we don't give a s---" about whether they had the "it" Paul Pierce 12

April 21, 2015 5:38 PM Uber complies with German ban on unlicensed cab drivers

BERLIN (Reuters) - Online taxi firm Uber will comply with a German ban on its services using unlicensed cab drivers by lowering its fees so it becomes more like a ride sharing service. The Frankfurt regional court last month set stiff fines for any violations of local transport laws by Uber in a case brought by German taxi operator group Taxi Deutschland 11

April 21, 2015 5:17 PM Waka Flocka Flame Says He's Running For President

Date: Twice in 2007, once in 2008, once more in 2009. Charges: Marijuana, criminal possession of a weapon. Sentence: 1 year in prison for the weapons charge. Fact: His sentencing was postponed once for emergency dental work, and a second time after a fire broke out in the courthouse. Date: December 1993. Charges: Sexual abuse. Sentence: 1 & 1/2 years 27

April 21, 2015 3:37 PM Senate Reaches Deal on Abortion Language in Trafficking Bill

The compromise will also clear the way for a vote on President Obama's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch. After weeks of wrangling over anti-abortion language, Senate leadership announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a bill to stem human trafficking that otherwise had bipartisan support. The resolution of the impasse also makes it likely 9

April 21, 2015 3:17 PM U.S., UK aim for Deutsche Bank Libor settlement on Thursday: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. and British officials are preparing to announce a settlement with Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) as soon as Thursday over allegations it tried to rig benchmark interest rates such as Libor, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Deutsche Bank said it was working with the relevant authorities but declined comment further 63