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Massachusetts prosecutors to toss 6,000 cases tied to drug chemist

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts prosecutors on Thursday said they would dismiss more than 6,000 convictions linked to a former forensic chemist who authorities said for eight years stole drug evidence and worked in a state lab under the influence.

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Mueller’s Prosecutors Are Said to Have Interviewed Jared Kushner on Russia Meeting

The brief interview focused on a meeting attended by a Russian ambassador and the incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a person briefed on the investigation.

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Panama says Odebrecht paid ex-presidents sons $49 million

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Two son's of former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli were paid $49 million by Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht through a network of shell companies, Panama's prosecutors office said on Thursday.

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Swiss drop rape inquiry against director Polanski

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have dropped an investigation of film director Roman Polanski after finding the statute of limitations did not allow pursuing allegations by a former German actress and model that he raped her in 1972 when she was 15 years old.

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Brother of Toulouse jihadist faces appeal against murder acquittal

PARIS (Reuters) - The brother of a French Islamist who shot dead seven people in 2012 will face an appeal against his acquittal on charges of conspiracy to murder, Paris prosecutors said on Friday.

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Exclusive: Swiss prosecutors seek widening of secrecy law to bankers abroad

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are seeking a court ruling that would make it easier to convict whistleblowers for breaking the country's bank secrecy law wherever they are in the world, legal documents show.

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Louisiana prosecutor creates 'culture of fear' for witnesses: lawsuit

(Reuters) - New Orleans prosecutors used forged subpoenas, false evidence and the threat of jail to create "a culture of fear" to compel crime victims and witnesses to cooperate with investigators, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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Why a New York Court Case Has Rattled Turkey’s President

The Turkish government has dismissed telephone recordings as fabrications concocted by treasonous adversaries. But United States prosecutors have taken a different view.

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Soccer: Valcke denies receiving 'undue advantages' from Al-Khelaifi

PARIS (Reuters) - Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has denied receiving "undue advantages" from Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media and president of Paris St Germain, after Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation.

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Swiss open World Cup criminal probe into ex-FIFA official Valcke and Qatar businessman

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Jerome Valcke, the banned former FIFA secretary general, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media, over World Cup broadcasting deals.

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Swiss open World Cup criminal probe into former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had opened a criminal investigation into former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media, focused on corruption linked to World Cup broadcasting rights.

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Swiss open criminal case against former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal proceeding against former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Qatar's beIN Media Chief Executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the latest escalation in their ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer.

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Security officer reveals horror of Benghazi attack

Donning gray pants, an untucked white button-down shirt and long gray beard, Ahmed Abu Khatallah silently took notes and sipped water inside a packed Washington courtroom on Monday as prosecutors outlined a case that will attempt to paint him as the ringleader of the 2012 terrorist attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

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Man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers: prosecutors

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A man was shot in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, Brussels prosecutors said.

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Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee fights back tears as prosecutors seek 12-year jail term

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing on Monday as prosecutors sought a 12-year jail term on charges that include bribing the former president to help cement control of the South Korean tech giant.

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Texas prosecutors seek to revoke bond for 'affluenza' mother

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas prosecutors are seeking to revoke the bond for the mother of the Texas "affluenza" youth, saying she violated bail terms ahead of her trial on charges of aiding her son escape to Mexico, according to court documents filed on Tuesday.

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Cosby trial nearing end as prosecutors use his words against him

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Prosecutors were expected on Friday to continue using comedian Bill Cosby's own words against him at his sexual assault trial, as they appeared close to completing their case.

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Nurse indicted in second child's death

The crime Texas prosecutors proved three decades ago was horrifying: A nurse entrusted with caring for young children killed a 15-month-old girl by injecting her with powerful drugs, they said.

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Jury selection for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial could be completed Wednesday

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The jury that will decide whether to convict or acquit comedian Bill Cosby at his upcoming sexual assault trial in the Philadelphia area is likely to be chosen on Wednesday, even as the defense says prosecutors are trying to exclude black people from the panel.

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Sessions tells prosecutors to pursue most serious charges they can prove

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has a new directive for federal prosecutors across the country: charge suspects with the most serious offense you can prove.

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Blatter did not speak to U.S. investigators, lawyer says

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has not spoken to United States prosecutors in Switzerland, his U.S.-based lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Justice Department Weighs Charges Against Julian Assange

A debate among United States prosecutors is being led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said that arresting Mr. Assange was a priority.

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Brussels prosecutors investigate Congolese passport deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brussels prosecutors are investigating a deal between Belgian company Semlex and the Democratic Republic of Congo to supply biometric passports, a spokesman for the prosecutors' office said on Thursday.

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N. Korea suspected of cyberheist

US prosecutors are investigating whether or not North Korea played a role in a 81 million dollar cyberheist. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Swiss investigate protest sign calling for Erdogan's killing

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether a protest sign calling for the killing of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan violated laws against inciting violence, police said on Monday.

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Beckenbauer questioned by Swiss prosecutors over World Cup bid

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer was questioned by Swiss prosecutors on Thursday as part of their investigation into his country's successful bid for the 2006 World Cup.

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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Boerse says prosecutors investigating CEO's 2015 share purchase

* Deutsche Boerse says cooperating with investigation (Adds details on share purchases, background)

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Deutsche Boerse says prosecutors investigate CEO's share purchase

FRANKFURT, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse said on Wednesday the Frankfurt public prosecutor's office was investigating a share purchase made by its chief executive on Dec. 14, 2015.

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Rapper Soulja Boy charged with possessing assault rifle, stolen property

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Soulja Boy was charged on Monday with possessing an assault weapon and receiving stolen property following a December raid at his Hollywood home by police, Los Angeles prosecutors said.

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South Korea crisis escalates as prosecutors to decide Samsung chief's fate

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors will decide on Monday whether the head of Samsung Group, the country's biggest conglomerate, should be arrested as an influence-peddling scandal engulfing impeached President Park Geun-hye's government gained momentum.

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3 Takata Executives Face Criminal Charges Over Exploding Airbags

U.S prosecutors charged the executives in a case that involved 11 deaths and instigated the largest automotive recall in American history.

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UPDATE 2-Renault emissions being investigated by Paris prosecutors -source

* Three judges looking into matter (Adds analyst comment, further details and background)

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'The Jinx' finale motivated quick arrest of murder suspect Durst: prosecutors

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Authorities moved quickly to arrest wealthy real estate scion Robert Durst last year because they feared he would flee after his confession to multiple killings was aired in the chilling HBO documentary "The Jinx," Los Angeles prosecutors said.

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U.S. charges Platinum Partners founder, others with $1 billion fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The founder of New York-based hedge fund Platinum Partners was arrested on Monday as prosecutors unveiled an indictment charging him and six others with an approximately $1...

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Odebrecht tells prosecutors Brazil's Temer sought donation - report

SAO PAULO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Odebrecht SA's former chief executive Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht has told prosecutors that Brazilian President Michel Temer asked for a 10 million-real ($3 million) political contribution from the company, Folha de S. Paulo reported on Wednesday.

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Cosby hearing to continue as prosecutors cite multiple accusations

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania prosecutors and defense lawyers for Bill Cosby will resume a crucial legal battle on Wednesday, as a judge considers whether to allow more than a dozen female accusers to testify at his criminal trial next year.

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Cosby in court as prosecutors aim to call 13 accusers as witnesses

(Reuters) - Bill Cosby returns to a Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday, where his lawyers are expected to renew their battle with prosecutors over whether more than a dozen female accusers can testify at his criminal sexual trial next year.

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Brazil's Federal Police asks prosecutors to charge Lula for more crimes: media

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Federal Police asked prosecutors to charge former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for more crimes in the country's widest-ever corruption probe, Globo's G1 news site reported on Monday.

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Brazil's Federal Police asks prosecutors to charge Lula for more crimes- media

SAO PAULO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Brazil's Federal Police asked prosecutors to charge former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for more crimes in the country's widest-ever corruption probe, Globo's G1...

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Swiss seize evidence from AMAG group in VW emissions case

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened criminal proceedings and seized evidence from the AMAG dealership network after an appellate court ruled Swiss investigators must conduct their own investigation of an emissions scandal at German carmaker Volkswagen AG , they said on Friday.

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South Korea's Park 'can't be questioned by Tuesday' as prosecutors have requested

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye cannot be questioned by Tuesday as prosecutors have requested, her lawyer said, as she resists growing calls to resign over an influence scandal that has engulfed her administration.

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UPDATE 2-S.Korea's Park "can't be questioned by Tuesday" as prosecutors have requested

* Prosecutors sought to question president by Tuesday (Adds details, background)

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S.Korea's NPS says prosecutors raid its headquarters

SEOUL, Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors have raided the headquarters of the country's National Pension Service (NPS), the world's third-largest pension fund, the NPS said on Wednesday.

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Swiss open investigation of Trafigura employee in Petrobras case

ZURICH/LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal probe into an employee of commodities group Trafigura as part of a wider investigation into suspected corruption at Brazil's state oil company Petrobras, the Office of the Attorney General said on Monday.

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Park Geun-hye Was Accomplice in Extortion, South Korean Prosecutors Say

The president faced a nationwide call to step down as prosecutors said she had acted as a criminal accomplice for a friend in extorting tens of millions of dollars.

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UPDATE 3-VW emissions scandal deepens as prosecutors probe chairman

* Says Audi stopped using the software in May 2016 (Adds comments by VW shareholders Porsche SE, Lower Saxony)

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Volkswagen emissions scandal deepens as prosecutors probe chairman

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors have widened a probe into suspected market manipulation by managers at Volkswagen to include the carmaker's supervisory board Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, VW said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-VW emissions scandal deepens as prosecutors probe chairman

* Says Audi stopped using the software in May 2016 (Adds report on cheating software at Audi, further details)

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Bulgarian prosecutors charge two former executives over nuclear project

SOFIA, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Bulgaria's prosecutors have charged two former directors of state electricity firm NEK with causing financial damage by signing a nuclear deal that cost the business more than 77 million euros ($86 million).

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UPDATE 1-Lula charged over Odebrecht Angola work in Brazil graft probe

SAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Corruption charges against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva piled up on Monday as prosecutors accused him and Marcelo Odebrecht, ex-CEO of engineering group Odebrecht SA, in an alleged bribery scheme related to contracts in Angola.

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UPDATE 2-Swiss prosecutors probe suspected $800 mln misappropriation from Malaysia's 1MDB

ZURICH/SINGAPORE, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether the country's banks were used to misappropriate $800 million belonging to a former subsidiary of Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB.

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UPDATE 1-Swiss seek Malaysia's help to probe new allegations in 1MDB case

ZURICH, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether the country's financial industry was used in the alleged misappropriation of $800 million from a former subsidiary of Malaysian state fund 1MDB.

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Georgia boy's death in hot car was accident, not dad's intent: lawyer

(Reuters) - A Georgia man accidentally left his toddler son to die in a hot car in 2014 but did not kill him intentionally in order to pursue online sex as prosecutors contend, his defense lawyer argued on Tuesday.

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Taiwan prosecutors say question ex-finmin as witness in Mega Financial probe

TAIPEI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Taiwan's prosecutors said they are questioning ex-finance minister Chang Sheng-ford as a witness in connection with an investigation into Mega Financial Holding whose unit was fined $180 million by U.S. authorities for violating anti-money laundering regulations.

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Pistorius prosecutors lose appeal for harsher sentence

A South African judge on Friday rejected a request by prosecutors seeking to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Taiwan says investigating Mega Financial if it broke local laws, after U.S. fine

TAIPEI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Taiwanese authorities are investigating whether Mega Financial Holding Co and its banking unit violated local laws after it was fined $180 million by New York authorities for anti-money laundering violations, the island's prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Friend to name ex-NFL star Hernandez as gunman in double murder: prosecutor

(Reuters) - A former friend of convicted murderer and ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez will identify him as the man who fatally shot two Cape Verdean nationals after a dispute at a Boston nightclub in July 2012, Massachusetts prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Jury Trials Vanish, and Justice Is Served Behind Closed Doors

Far fewer cases in recent decades are going to jury trials, as prosecutors are increasingly negotiating plea deals, a trend that some say disrupts a foundation of the American justice system.

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Swiss prosecutors help American authorities in 1MDB corruption probe

ZURICH, July 20 (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors on Wednesday said they were helping their counterparts in the United States in an investigation into cash allegedly stolen from the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB.

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3 Plead Not Guilty in New York Police Corruption Case

Two former police leaders and a businessman were arrested last month on charges prosecutors say stem from gifts made in return for favors.

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Fourth Baltimore officer opts for bench trial in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - The fourth Baltimore police officer facing charges in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray opted for a bench trial on Tuesday as prosecutors seek their first conviction in the high-profile case.

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Aaron Hernandez pal takes plea deal

The last co-defendant of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Monday for his role in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd, Massachusetts prosecutors said.

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German watchdog urges prosecutors to probe entire former Volkswagen board

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's financial watchdog has called on prosecutors to investigate Volkswagen's entire former management board over the time it took to disclose the carmaker's emissions test cheating, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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UPDATE 2-German watchdog urges prosecutors to probe entire former VW board

* Prosecutors probing time taken to disclose emissions cheat (Adds analyst comment, detail and background)

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Judge Presses Prosecutors on ‘Rough Ride’ in Death of Freddie Gray

The judge’s pointed questioning underscored the difficulties for a prosecution team that has already tried two other officers without getting a conviction.

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VW says prosecutors' new probe offers no fresh facts on former CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - The new probe by German prosecutors against former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn and another senior executive does not provide fresh facts that indicate a possible severe neglect of duty by the accused managers, VW said.

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Wall Street scion Caspersen to appear in NY court in fraud case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andrew Caspersen, the Wall Street executive accused of scheming to defraud investors out of as much as $95 million, is expected to appear in federal court on Tuesday as prosecutors file papers that often indicate a plea may follow later.

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French prosecutors open probe into fatal drug trial

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris prosecutors said on Tuesday they have begun an involuntary manslaughter investigation into a failed drug trial that left one dead and five hospitalized in January.

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Sentencing phase opens in 'Grim Sleeper' serial murder trial

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The former Los Angeles sanitation worker convicted of murdering nine women and a teenage girl in the "Grim Sleeper" killings returned to court on Thursday for the penalty phase of his trial as prosecutors began making a case that he deserves to be executed.

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Brazil's prosecutors hit Vale, BHP with $44 billion civil lawsuit for dam collapse

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Mining companies Vale SA and BHP Billiton were hit with a 155 billion-real ($43.5 billion) civil lawsuit for the collapse of a dam at a mine last year that killed 19 people and caused damage that prosecutors said was comparable to BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Sheldon Silver Apologizes as Prosecutors Seek a Sentence of More Than 14 Years

The government said the former Assembly speaker’s sentence should be “greater than any sentence imposed on other New York State legislators convicted of public corruption offenses.”

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Oklahoma deputy thought he had Tased unarmed man he killed: lawyer

TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) - The reserve deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man was justified in his intended use of force, a defense attorney said in opening statements in his trial on Wednesday, as prosecutors said his actions warranted a conviction on manslaughter charges.

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U.S. court upholds prosecutors' role in deferred prosecution deals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld the ability of federal prosecutors to broker deals allowing corporate defendants to avoid criminal convictions in a case involving a Dutch company accused of illegally shipping aircraft parts to Iran and other countries.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. court upholds prosecutors' role in deferred prosecution deals

WASHINGTON, April 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld the ability of federal prosecutors to broker deals allowing corporate defendants to avoid criminal convictions in a case involving a Dutch company accused of illegally shipping aircraft parts to Iran and other countries.

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Belgian police search area near border after suspected militant arrested in Paris

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian investigators searched a plot of land near the French border on Thursday in connection with the arrest of a man Paris prosecutors say was planning an imminent attack in France.

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Brussels prosecutors charge three more people with terrorist activity

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brussels prosecutors on Monday said they had charged three more people with participating in a terrorist group after a series of raids following bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a metro train last week.

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UPDATE 1-Prosecutors charge K+S CEO and chairman in waste water case

* Prosecutors charge 14 K+S staff and mining body employees (Adds prosecutors' argument, court statement, background)

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UPDATE 1-Belgium charges UBS with money laundering, tax fraud

BRUSSELS, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A Belgian judge has charged Swiss bank UBS with money laundering and serious and organised tax fraud, Brussels prosecutors said in a statement on Friday.

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Brussels judge charges UBS with money laundering and tax fraud

BRUSSELS, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A Belgian judge has charged Swiss bank UBS with money laundering and serious and organised fiscal fraud, Brussels prosecutors said in a statement on Friday.

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L.A. prosecutors file criminal charges in methane leak near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors filed criminal charges against the Southern California Gas company on Tuesday over a huge methane leak near the city that has forced thousands of residents from their homes since October.

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UPDATE 4-L.A. prosecutors file criminal charges in methane leak near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors filed criminal charges against the Southern California Gas company on Tuesday over a huge methane leak near the city that has forced thousands...

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L.A. prosecutors file criminal charges against SoCalGas in huge methane leak

LOS ANGELES, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday filed criminal charges against the Southern California Gas company over a huge methane leak near the city sparked by an underground pipeline rupture that has forced thousands of residents from their homes since October.

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Hearing set to move case of Texas 'affluenza' teen to adult court

FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - Texas prosecutors are expected to ask a judge on Tuesday to move to adult court the case of a teenager given probation in juvenile court for killing four people while driving drunk, a sentence critics say was too lenient and influenced by the family's wealth.

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Archdiocese of St. Paul Settles Civil Complaint on Child Sexual Abuse

The agreement in the Minnesota case allows prosecutors and courts to monitor the church’s progress for three years.

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No charges for California officer in beating of black woman

(Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file criminal charges against a former California Highway Patrol officer who was caught in a cell phone video beating a black, mentally ill, homeless woman beside a freeway last year, officials said.

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Brazil top court keeps BTG Pactual's Esteves jailed indefinitely, G1 says

SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Federal Court agreed to keep billionaire financier André Esteves jailed indefinitely, as prosecutors prepare to file charges against him, the news website G1 said on Sunday, without saying how it obtained the information.

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Four men held in connection with shooting of Minnesota demonstrators

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Four men were being held on Wednesday by Minneapolis police as prosecutors weighed charges against them in connection with the shooting this week of five people protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man.

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Judge presses prosecutors to help U.S. citizen in Colombian prison

Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge on Friday berated U.S. prosecutors for opposing the efforts of a U.S. citizen to leave the Colombian prison where he is currently incarcerated and return immediately to New York to face securities fraud charges.

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Massachusetts teenager faces trial for murdering high school teacher

SALEM, Mass. (Reuters) - Massachusetts prosecutors on Monday are set to open their case against a 16-year-old charged with raping and murdering a popular teacher at his suburban high school two years ago.

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U.S. top court wrestles with black death row inmate's jury claim

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court struggled on Monday over how to resolve an appeal by a black Georgia death row inmate convicted of murdering an elderly white woman in a 1987 trial in which he contends prosecutors unlawfully excluded black jury candidates.

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UPDATE 4-Film-maker Polanski relieved after court rejects U.S. extradition request in child sex case

* Sex case victim says prosecutors should halt their efforts (Adds comment from the Los Angeles District Attorney.)

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Queens Prosecutors Indict 17 in Internet Gambling Ring

The ring had more than 2,000 bettors and moved millions of dollars through banks and credit card companies, the Queens district attorney said.

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U.S. to prosecute high-speed trader in first criminal spoofing trial

Oct 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. government will square off in a Chicago courtroom on Monday against a high-frequency trader accused of using computer algorithms to move market prices, as prosecutors test their ability to enforce a new "anti-spoofing" law.

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Wisconsin Governor Walker signs bill restricting secret investigations

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed a bill into law that prohibits prosecutors from using the state's secret investigation law to probe political crimes - a measure used to convict four of his aides and investigate his campaign.

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Romania's ex-president Iliescu faces prosecutors over killings at 1990 rally

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's former President Ion Iliescu faced Supreme Court prosecutors at a criminal investigation on Wednesday into the storming of peaceful demonstrations in Bucharest in 1990 by tens of thousands of miners.

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Valeant subpoenaed by US prosecutors; shares slump

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, already under fire over steep price hikes for two heart drugs, said it had been subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors seeking details on its patient assistance programs, drug pricing and distribution practices.

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UPDATE 3-Valeant subpoenaed by US prosecutors; shares slump

Oct 15 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, already under fire over steep price hikes for two heart drugs, said it had been subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors seeking details on its...

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Valeant subpoenaed by US prosecutors over drug pricing

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc , under fire for price increases of its two heart drugs, said it was subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors on its pricing, drug distribution and patient assistance programs.

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UPDATE 2-Valeant subpoenaed by US prosecutors over drug pricing

* Shares down 9 pct premarket (Adds details, updates share movement)

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UPDATE 1-Valeant subpoenaed by US prosecutors over drug pricing

Oct 15 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc , under fire for price increases of its two heart drugs, said it was subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors on its pricing, drug distribution and patient assistance programs.