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U.S. judge strikes Fed’s cap on debit ‘swipe’ fees

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has struck down a rule setting a cap on the fees that banks can charge merchants for handling debit card purchases, saying the Federal Reserve didn’t have the authority to set the limit in 2011. ...

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Manning faces up to 136 years in prison after espionage convictions

Bradley Manning

FORT MEADE — U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of espionage, theft and other charges Tuesday, more than three years after he spilled secrets ...

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