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Holder: Rethink mandatory minimums for drug crimes

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder announced a major shift Monday in federal sentencing policies, targeting long mandatory terms that he said have flooded the nation’s prisons with low-level drug offenders and diverted crime-fighting dollars that could be far better ...

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American Airlines parent AMR says creditors approve reorganization plan

FORT WORTH, Texas — Creditors overwhelmingly approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan for American Airlines parent AMR Corp., which includes a merger with US Airways that would create the world’s biggest airline. AMR said Thursday that preliminary results show that at ...

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