By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's ban on federally registered lobbyists serving on government advisory boards.
The lawsuit was filed by six lobbyists who wanted to serve on Industry Trade
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines says if pilots don't end actions that are disrupting flights, it will take their union to court.
A senior American Airlines executive told union leaders that some pilots were conducting "an unlawful, concerted effort to
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Michigan's former state budget director told jurors Thursday that she was "angry" when she learned that public grants approved in 2000 at the urging of Kwame Kilpatrick ended up in the hands of the former mayor's wife.
Kilpatrick is on trial
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The accidental disposal of a viable kidney by an experienced nurse during a transplant was a "baffling" act, said a surgeon hired by the University of Toledo Medical Center to review its kidney transplant program following the botched procedure.
The report found no problems with
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union said Thursday it is asking the World Trade Organization to impose up to $12 billion per year in sanctions on the U.S. as part of a long-running dispute involving government subsidies to plane-makers Airbus and Boeing.
The EU said
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for a teenager accused of fatally shooting three students and wounding three others at a northeastern Ohio high school are asking a judge to allow him to visit with mental health experts in jail.
The (Willoughby) News-Herald (http://bit.ly/PZHFNK ) reports that T.J.
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A former Credit Suisse executive facing extradition to the U.S. on fraud charges for his handling of mortgage-based securities during the financial crisis was freed on bail after an appearance Thursday before a British court.
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) - A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn.
Police Chief Ernest "Chris" Armijo decided to step down Wednesday after news stories reported that he wasn't
By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
BRIDGEPORT, Ohio (AP) - To look at Ohio is to glimpse America in a nutshell - a state full of places where laborers, truck drivers, cooks, store clerks and business owners form the backbone of small-town life. Places where the deli cashes checks, cars and
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain and Greece outlined plans Thursday to reduce government spending and raise taxes to convince international lenders and financial markets they are on track to cut their deficits.
The latest round of belt-tightening comes as economies across