Blackwater Guards Vow to Appeal Convictions for Iraq ShootingUPDATED

Former Blackwater security guards convicted Wednesday of killing unarmed Iraqi civilians will challenge the verdict, according to defense lawyers. The case, they said, isn't over.

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  • Jenner's Paul Smith Joins Chelsea Manning’s Legal Team

    By Zoe Tillman

    Paul Smith, a longtime appellate advocate at Jenner & Block, has joined the legal team representing Chelsea Manning in her fight for medical treatment in prison.

  • Secret Service Faulted For 'Serious Lapse in Judgment'

    By Jenna Greene

    Faulting the U.S. Secret Service for "a serious lapse in judgment," the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's inspector general in a memo released Wednesday said there was "no legal or procedural justification" for deploying of a team of agents to monitor a fellow employee’s neighborhood dispute.

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  • Feds Fine Company That Hired Trebek for Ad Campaign

    By Jenna Greene

    A San Diego company that hired "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek to tout its educational products settled Federal Trade Commission charges of deceptive advertising and telemarketing violations on Thursday.

  • AT&T to Pay $105M to Settle Cramming Charges

    By Jenna Greene

    AT&T Mobility LLC agreed Wednesday to pay $105 million to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and attorneys general from 50 states and the District of Columbia that it placed unauthorized charges on mobile phone bills.

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