DOJ unlikely to prosecute Wilson . . . Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no civil rights charges be brought against the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., after an F.B.I. investigation found no evidence to support charges, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and his civil rights chief, Vanita Gupta, will have the final say on whether the Justice Department will close the case against the officer, Darren Wilson. But it would be unusual for them to overrule the prosecutors on the case, who are still working on a legal memo explaining their recommendation. New York Times
Domino’s to Obama: Calorie rule unworkable . . . The final Obamacare regulation forcing restaurant chains to display calorie information is causing headaches for companies that say it is “impossible to comply” with the new rule. Washington Free Beacon
Government rehires Obamacare website geniuses . . . Seven months after federal officials fired CGI Federal for its botched work on the Obamacare website, the IRS awarded the same company a $4.5 million IT contract for its new Obamacare tax program. Daily Caller
SOTU ratings worst in 15 years . . . Nearly 32 million Americans watched President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address on television, the lowest turnout since President Bill Clinton’s final State of the Union address in 2000, according to newly released Nielsen ratings. Politico
Obama goal not to eliminate Iran nukes . . . A senior official in the State Department admitted on Wednesday that the Obama administration’s goal during negotiations with Iran is delaying the regime’s development of nuclear weapons rather than shutting down the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear program. Washington Free Beacon
Obama mum as Yemen strategy implodes . . . With Shiite rebels eroding Yemen’s government, President Obama’s anti-terror strategy — which included using Yemen as a model for action against Islamic terrorists and even opening a terrorist halfway house in the troubled gulf country — is in free fall. But the White House is declining to say whether the administration plans to go ahead with its plans to open a rehabilitation center for Guantanamo Bay detainees in Yemen. Washington Examiner