Prosecutor

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Prosecutor on way to ID man killed in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France— The Latest on the attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France (all times local): 10:20 p.m. France’s interior minister says the prosecutor in charge of terror-related investigations is heading to the scene of a police shootout in Strasbourg to confirm if a man killed by officers is the suspect in the attack … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Prosecutor on way to ID man killed in Strasbourg

LOS ANGELES | Foie gras off Amazon’s offerings in California in settlement

LOS ANGELES — Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in California from birds that have been force-fed and will pay civil penalties, investigative costs and restitution as part of a lawsuit settlement, a prosecutor said Friday. The suit filed by prosecutors in Los Angeles, Monterey and Santa Clara counties accused the giant retailer … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Foie gras off Amazon’s offerings in California in settlement

LAREDO, Texas | Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

LAREDO, Texas  — A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged with capital murder after telling investigators he killed four female sex workers because he considered them worthless and that he thought he was doing something good for his Texas border city, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said he will … Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey blames US-based cleric for Russian envoy’s killing

ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey’s state-run news agency says a prosecutor has concluded that a network led by a U.S.-based Muslim cleric is behind the 2016 killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey and is seeking prison terms for the preacher and 27 others. Anadolu Agency said Friday that the prosecutor’s indictment accuses Fethullah Gulen and others of … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey blames US-based cleric for Russian envoy’s killing

MIAMI | FIFA boss says he doesn’t know why prosecutor was suspended

MIAMI — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he doesn’t know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role. Infantino was a childhood friend of the prosecutor, Olivier Thormann. The FIFA president said he had no contact with Thormann that might have led to the suspension by the Swiss prosecutor’s … Continue reading MIAMI | FIFA boss says he doesn’t know why prosecutor was suspended

WASHINGTON | Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON  — Matthew Whitaker has warned that Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation risks “going too far” and supported limits on the prosecutor’s power. President Donald Trump couldn’t agree more. So the loyalty-loving Trump on Wednesday dumped Jeff Sessions from the helm of the Justice Department and replaced him, for now, with the onetime college football player … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller’s Russia probe