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“Swedish prosecutor drops case against Julian Assange”

“Sweden has dropped its rape investigation against Julian Assange and will revoke its arrest warrant, the Swedish Prosecution Authority has announced on its website. The decision was made by Sweden’s director of public prosecution, who confirmed that she decided to discontinue … Continue reading

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“[Supreme Court] limits use of repeat offender law”

“The Supreme Court is making it tougher for federal prosecutors to seek longer prison terms for people convicted of repeated violent crimes. The justices ruled 6-3 Thursday that lower courts are limited in how they can consider prior state crimes … Continue reading

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“Brazil prosecutor wants arrests of Senate boss, ex-president: reports”

“Brazil’s political crisis heated up Tuesday, as authorities reportedly sought the arrests of senior figures behind the push to impeach suspended president Dilma Rousseff, accusing them of obstructing a corruption probe…. Globo newspaper reported that Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot asked … Continue reading

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“Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused 4 teens”

“According to a court filing by prosecutors, the sexual abuse took place decades ago when Hastert was a wrestling coach and teacher at Yorkville High School before being elected to Congress. Prosecutors detailed sexual encounters with teenage boys, which included … Continue reading

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