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Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - A former lawyer with the American Bankers Association is being considered by the White House as a possible nominee to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to sources familiar with the efforts

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Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

WASHINGTON - Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Several have been linked to al Qaeda.

Russia, Afghanistan, Yemen 23 Apr 2014
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Vote delayed on loan guarantee for World Trade Center developer

NEW YORK - The board of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Wednesday delayed a scheduled vote on whether to provide $1.2 billion in loan guarantees to World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein, the latest holdup for the project.

U.S. 23 Apr 2014
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Georgia governor signs gun carry rights expansion into law

ATLANTA - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a broad expansion of gun carry rights into law on Wednesday, allowing legal gun owners to take weapons into bars, churches and government buildings under certain conditions.

23 Apr 2014
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U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department laid out new clemency guidelines on Wednesday that are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences they are currently serving.

U.S. 23 Apr 2014