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Government, states try to block proposed airline merger

WASHINGTON — The federal government is trying to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause “substantial harm” to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees. The U.S. Justice Department, joined by the ...

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Judge tells NYPD to halt stop-and-frisk practice

NEW YORK — The nation’s largest police department illegally and systematically singled out large numbers of blacks and Hispanics under its controversial stop-and-frisk policy, a federal judge ruled Monday while appointing an independent monitor to oversee major changes, including body ...

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N.Y. attorney general sues HSBC over foreclosures

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general is suing HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Mortgage Corp., claiming they’re failing to set timely foreclosure settlement conferences required by state law. The law says mortgage lenders who sue to foreclose on residential ...

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