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Bound by red tape: Italian prosecutors struggle to imprison 5 ISIS-linked terrorist suspects

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 03:11 Italian prosecutors in the city of Turin have failed to jail five suspected members of an ISIS-linked cell, “ready to commit a terrorist attack” on Italian soil, citing a law that grants them the right to appeal a custody warrant. The efforts to capture the suspected jihadists have been dragging on for at least ...

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US federal prosecutors to 'evaluate' Clinton's alleged corruption role in Russian uranium deal

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:55 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 15:02 Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to “evaluate certain issues” involving Hillary Clinton’s alleged corruption in a deal which gave Russian company Rosatom control over 20 percent of America’s uranium supply. Read more In a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Assistant Attorney ...

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UK prosecutors destroyed crucial emails in Assange case

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 14:25 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) admitted to deleting potentially crucial emails relating to attempts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains cooped up in the Ecuadorian embassy. An email exchange between the CPS and their Swedish counterparts, who were pursuing rape charges against Assange, was deleted in 2014 after a lawyer from the ...

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Hamburg knife attacker wanted to kill Christians to avenge Muslim injustices – prosecutors

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 10:32 A Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, in July wanted to kill as many Christians as possible to avenge what he believes are injustices against Muslims worldwide, prosecutors say. According to prosecutors cited by AP, the suspect – identified only as Ahmad A. ...

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Woman crowdfunding case to bring ‘rapist’ to justice as prosecutors refuse to press charges

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 10:08 A woman who says she was raped by a stranger has set up a crowdfunding campaign to bring her alleged attacker to justice. Prosecutors refused to press charges, despite claims from Emily Hunt that she woke up “naked and terrified” in a London hotel room. Hunt, who has waived her right to anonymity, says ...

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Prosecutors urge judge to pull Shkreli’s bail over Clinton post

The Pharma Bro may have talked himself into a jail cell. Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to yank convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli’s bail after his Monday Facebook post offering a $ 5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. In a letter to Judge Kiyo Matsumoto filed Thursday, the three assistant U.S. Attorneys who prosecuted Shkreli called his ...

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Kidnapper trio ran underage brothel in Bk. apartment: prosecutors

A Brooklyn couple and a man were indicted on Wednesday for turning an apartment into a brothel where two 16-year-old girls were held hostage and forced into prostitution. Antwan Green, 27, Denina Roman, 20, and Taymel Harris, 21, could face life in prison for luring the teens and a woman into a Lincoln Place apartment and threatened them if they ...

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U.S. prosecutors subpoena Kushner Companies over financing pitch

Federal prosecutors are probing how the real estate firm owned by White House adviser Jared Kushner’s family used a controversial financing program that trades green cards for investments, according to a report. The U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn has subpoenaed Kushner Companies, specifically looking for information about its One Journal Square project in Jersey City, the Wall Street Journal reported. ...

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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' IS fit to serve jail sentence, German prosecutors say

Authorities have been reluctant to enforce the jail sentence for Oskar Groening because of his advanced age of 96. The punishment was imposed in 2015 for his role in the murders of 300,000 Jews at the Nazi’s premier extermination centre in occupied Poland. But now the public prosecutor of Hanover has rejected his legal pleas for a further delay, saying: ...

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Prosecutors paid massive amount to expert in Etan Patz case

It’s an insane amount of money. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office paid a forensic psychiatrist $ 536,940 for his work as an expert witness in the two trials of Etan Patz’s killer. Dr. Michael Welner — a controversial figure in his field who has gained notoriety for his work on trying to measure evil — was hired to assess the ...

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