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Judge: The Fed's Obligations to Goldman Sachs Not as Important as Public's Right to Know

Judge: The Fed's Obligations to Goldman Sachs Not as Important as Public's Right to Know
A federal judge rejected the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s plea to seal documents in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a former bank examiner who claims she was fired for doing her job. “I am not convinced that anything will be accomplished to seal or redact a complaint that is publicly available,” U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams said.
origin Author: 
Jake Bernstein
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Bin Laden Raid Records Shipped to CIA, Purged from Defense Computers

Bin Laden Raid Records Shipped to CIA, Purged from Defense Computers
The top U.S. special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public. The secret move set off no alarms within the Obama administration even though it appears to have sidestepped federal rules.
origin Author: 
Richard Lardner
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