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Indigenous women’s group raided by illegal miners, says federal prosecutor

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"If something happens to our people, we blame the Brazilian state," wrote a group of indigenous leaders to Brazil's federal government two weeks ago. They were writing from the vast green state of Para, where they s...

DOJ refers former Capitol riot prosecutor for internal investigation after ’60 Minutes’ interview

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The Justice Department has referred former acting Washington US Attorney Michael Sherwin's unapproved interview with "60 Minutes" on Sunday about the Capitol riot cases to its Office of Professional Responsibility, ...

Former top Capitol riot prosecutor says ‘maybe the President is culpable’ when asked about Trump

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The former top prosecutor for the US Capitol riot said former President Donald Trump might be "culpable" for the January 6 insurrection and federal investigators are "looking at everything," according to an intervie...

Murder suspect in New Jersey admitted to killing 15 people in New Mexico, prosecutor says

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A murder suspect in New Jersey told police during questioning that he killed 15 people in New Mexico, including his estranged wife, according to a prosecutor in court on Friday. The suspect, Sean Lannon, is accused ...

Prosecutor demoted for moonlighting as DoorDash driver during work hours

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A prosecutor in Pennsylvania has been demoted after staff members in the district attorney's office learned he was working as a DoorDash food delivery driver during office work hours, according to Buck's County Dist...

Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump hires new evidence expert

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The Atlanta-area district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump, Fani Willis, is beefing up her office with a new evidence expert, according to a source familiar with the situation. Michael Carlson, k...

ICC prosecutor to launch formal investigation into alleged war crimes in Palestinian territories

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Jerusalem The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced plans for a formal investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel in the Palestinian territories, prompting an angry response fr...

Atlanta DA requests an alternative prosecutor for two high-profile cases, including the police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

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The new district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia has asked that the state's attorney general to appoint an alternative prosecutor for two high-profile police use-of-force cases. District Attorney Fani T. Willis ...

Kentucky board denies request from Breonna Taylor’s family for special prosecutor

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The Kentucky Prosecutors Advisory Council declined to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of Breonna Taylor's March death in a botched police raid, according to a report by CNN affiliate WDRB. Taylor's mother,...

Ivory Coast opposition leaders face prison for forming rival government — prosecutor

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Opposition candidates in Ivory Coast's election face charges of terrorism and up to life in prison for denouncing the vote and creating a rival government after President Alassane Ouattara's victory, a public prosec...

Man decapitated in Paris suburb, France’s anti-terror prosecutor says

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Paris France's anti-terror prosecutor said on Friday it was investigating the decapitation of a man in a suburb of Paris. The man was found decapitated in Éragny-sur-Oise, north-west of the French capital, and a susp...

Prosecutor resigns from Trump law enforcement commission, calls it ‘intent on providing cover for a predetermined agenda’

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One of the four leading prosecutors chosen to be on President Donald Trump's law enforcement commission resigned last week after expressing "serious" concerns that the intention of the commission was not to bridge t...

Nora Dannehy, top prosecutor on John Durham team, resigns

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Nora Dannehy, a top prosecutor working for US Attorney John Durham, who is conducting the probe of the Russia investigation for Attorney General William Barr, has resigned, according to a spokesman for the US Attorn...