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The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

Court won’t stop judges from getting raises

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t stop some federal judges from getting cost-of-living increases promised to them by Congress but never paid, a move that could end up increasing the salaries of all federal judges.


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President signs whistle-blower law for US workers

President Barack Obama signed legislation Tuesday that affords greater protection to federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse in government operations.