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Does US need a new crime crackdown? Prosecutors see generational divide
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Does US need a new crime crackdown? Prosecutors see generational divide

Yahoo News At the core of the debate over the role of prosecutors in keeping America safe, some experts and prosecutors believe, is a generational divide. Attorney General Jeff Sessions represents

Why California prosecutors charged anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood
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Why California prosecutors charged anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Yahoo News Two anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed conversations with Planned Parenthood staff now face felony charges. On Tuesday, California prosecutors charged David Daleiden of Davis,

Venezuela prosecutors raid Odebrecht offices in bribe probe
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Venezuela prosecutors raid Odebrecht offices in bribe probe

Yahoo News Venezuelan authorities raided the Caracas offices of Odebrecht on Tuesday, as prosecutors deepened a probe into the Brazilian construction firm that has admitted paying some $98 million in

Dutch prosecutors demand 20 years for alleged gun runner
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Dutch prosecutors demand 20 years for alleged gun runner

Yahoo News AMSTERDAM (AP) — Prosecutors have demanded a 20-year sentence for a Dutch businessman accused of illegally funneling arms to former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor and involvement in war

Colombia's Santos linked to Odebrecht bribe: prosecutors
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Colombia's Santos linked to Odebrecht bribe: prosecutors

Yahoo News Colombian prosecutors say they suspect President Juan Manuel Santos, winner of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, received a bribe from scandal-plagued Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht for

S Korea prosecutors expect to question impeached leader soon
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S Korea prosecutors expect to question impeached leader soon

Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they expect to interview President Park Geun-hye this week over her alleged involvement in a political scandal that toppled her from

South Korea president's office block prosecutors' searches
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South Korea president's office block prosecutors' searches

Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials Friday turned away prosecutors trying to search the president's mountainside compound, a confrontation that highlights the high stakes at

German stock exchange operator cooperating with prosecutors
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German stock exchange operator cooperating with prosecutors

Yahoo News FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse says it and CEO Carsten Kengeter are cooperating with prosecutors investigating purchases by Kengeter of the

German prosecutors probing ex-VW chief Winterkorn for fraud
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German prosecutors probing ex-VW chief Winterkorn for fraud

Yahoo News German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating Volkswagen's former chief executive Martin Winterkorn on suspicion of fraud over the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, dealing

Prosecutors seek to question Rome mayor of problem hires
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Prosecutors seek to question Rome mayor of problem hires

Yahoo News ROME (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking to question Rome's embattled mayor over one of several problematic appointments that have tarnished her young administration and Italy's populist 5-Star

Nearly 40 traffickers jailed in southern India in rare success for prosecutors
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Nearly 40 traffickers jailed in southern India in rare success for prosecutors

Yahoo News By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian court has sentenced 39 people to 10 years in prison each for buying and selling girls in Karnataka state,

S. Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir
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S. Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Yahoo News Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, is already reeling from the international debacle over its Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled after some devices caught fire. Prosecutors

Prosecutors charge man in Saudi college student's death
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Prosecutors charge man in Saudi college student's death

Yahoo News MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota man in the death of a Saudi Arabian college student during a street fight in northwestern Wisconsin last year.

German prosecutors close Germanwings crash investigation
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German prosecutors close Germanwings crash investigation

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have closed their investigation into the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps almost two years ago.

Alexa a witness to murder? Prosecutors seek Amazon Echo data
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Alexa a witness to murder? Prosecutors seek Amazon Echo data

Yahoo News - Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man whose body was found in a hot tub want to expand the probe to include a new kind of evidence: any comments overheard by the

Prosecutors to appeal Dutch populist Wilders' sentence
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Prosecutors to appeal Dutch populist Wilders' sentence

Dutch prosecutors said Friday they would appeal a local court verdict earlier this month which found anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders guilty of discrimination but did not give him a prison

Turkish prosecutors probing why Russian envoy's killer not taken alive: state media
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Turkish prosecutors probing why Russian envoy's killer not taken alive: state media

By Ece Toksabay ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors are investigating why the off-duty policeman who shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey was not captured alive, state media said on

Odebrecht tells prosecutors Brazil's Temer sought donation: report
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Odebrecht tells prosecutors Brazil's Temer sought donation: report

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

UN prosecutors urge life term for 'Butcher of Bosnia'
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UN prosecutors urge life term for 'Butcher of Bosnia'

The Hague (AFP) - Prosecutors urged UN judges on Wednesday to jail Ratko Mladic for life, accusing the former Serb commander of a ruthless campaign of ethnic cleansing to create a Greater Serbia in

UN prosecutors begin closing statements at Mladic trial
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UN prosecutors begin closing statements at Mladic trial

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Gen. Ratko Mladic "called the shots" as his troops murdered and expelled thousands of civilians to carve out an ethnically pure Serb mini-state in Bosnia during the

Ferrero, prosecutors investigate Kinder egg child labor allegations
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Ferrero, prosecutors investigate Kinder egg child labor allegations

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Italian confectionery group Ferrero said on Wednesday it has launched an investigation into allegations that Romanian children as young as six

Prosecutors seek 2-year prison term for Neymar over transfer
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Prosecutors seek 2-year prison term for Neymar over transfer

MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison sentence and a $10.6 million fine for Neymar on corruption charges because of alleged irregularities during his transfer from Brazilian

South Korea prosecutors: President conspired with her friend
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South Korea prosecutors: President conspired with her friend

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Sunday that they believe President Park Geun-hye conspired in criminal activities of a confidante who allegedly exploited her presidential ties

S. Korea's Park had collusive role in corruption scandal: prosecutors
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S. Korea's Park had collusive role in corruption scandal: prosecutors

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye had a collusive role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal engulfing her government, prosecutors said Sunday, as they formally laid out charges against

NYC, Paris prosecutors to join forces on some investigations
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NYC, Paris prosecutors to join forces on some investigations

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York City and Paris are teaming up to investigate crimes that span both cities.