After a year of meetings and hearings, California's working group on marijuana and banking issued its final report Tuesday. It's overarching conclusion? California can only do so much to entice banks and credit unions to open accounts for marijuana-related businesses.
In its case against the man accused of the Oct. 31 truck attack in Lower Manhattan that left eight people dead, prosecutors are drawing strong links between the defendant and the so-called Islamic State and bringing charges against him that are more often seen in cases involving domestic criminal enterprises.
A federal judicial body plans to look into rules changes concerning disclosure of third-party financing of litigation—a move praised by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce—but the breadth of that probe could be limited.
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