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Governor to lawmakers: Get answers before action (access required)

(AP) Gov. Bob McDonnell told state legislators Tuesday that Virginia policymakers need more answers from President Barack Obama’s administration about Medicaid before they respond to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health care reform law. In a letter ...

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Black Keys sue Pizza Hut, Home Depot over song use

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Black Keys are not shilling power tools or pizza, the band said in copyright infringement lawsuits against The Home Depot and Pizza Hut. The “Lonely Boy” band filed the federal lawsuits Thursday, claiming Home Depot did ...

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Drones in America raises fear of surveillance society

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of drones patrolling U.S. skies? Predictions that multitudes of unmanned aircraft could be flying here within a decade are raising the specter of a “surveillance society” in which no home or backyard would be off limits ...

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Lawyer gets longest-ever insider trading sentence

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former attorney who admitted feeding privileged information to two confederates over the course of a 17-year insider stock trading scheme was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison, the longest sentence ever handed out for ...

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