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Romanian prosecutors say at risk from new work requirements

Bucharest - Romanian prosecutors said they feared for their jobs and the rule of law after a new government ordinance increasing the years of professional experience required of them was published Tuesday.

2018 'final battle' in Brazil corruption probe: prosecutors

Rio De Janeiro - A top Brazilian prosecutor says general elections in 2018 will be the climax of the country's biggest ever corruption probe, known as Operation Car Wash.

Belgium charges new suspect over 2016 Brussels suicide attacks

Brussels - Belgian authorities have arrested and charged a man with terrorism offences over the March 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels, the latest in the ongoing case, prosecutors said Wednesday.The 39-year-old man named as Brahim T.

Op-Ed: America's overcrowded prisons won't be going away any time soon

Washington - President Barack Obama has recently taken steps to address the problem of prison overpopulation in the U.S. He has told us something many people probably don't want to hear — there isn't much he can really do about it.

Ex-peanut company CEO sentenced to 28 years in salmonella coverup

Albany - Stewart Parnell, the former CEO of the now-defunct Peanut Company of America, was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds between 2008 and 2009.

Arrested ex-Toyota exec Julie Hamp to be released without charges

Kyodo - Prosecutors in Tokyo plan to release Julie Hamp, a former Toyota Motor Corp. executive, from custody on Wednesday. Hamp was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally importing Oxycodone, a painkiller, into Japan.

Russia probes journalist over Crimea joke

Moscow - Russian prosecutors on Thursday were investigating a journalist who jokingly appealed to President Vladimir Putin to send troops to his region of Vologda to liberate its population from corrupt officials.In a witty appeal posted on Facebook this month,...

Construction halted at 2014 World Cup venue after worker dies

Citing alleged noncompliance with safety regulations and the recent deaths of construction workers on the 2014 World Cup stadiums, Brazilian prosecutors have requested that work be halted at the Arena de la Amazonia stadium in Manaus.

Missed 'foolproof suffocation' may have convicted Casey Anthony

Orlando - Florida prosecutors and investigators have admitted they missed crucial computer evidence in the Casey Anthony murder case.

Lindsay Lohan will not be charged in theft case

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles District Attorney's office has decided not to lay charges against actress Lindsay Lohan, or her assistant, in connection with the theft from a friend's home over a week ago. The DA says there is not enough evidence in the case.

Op-Ed: For Hosni Mubarak, a time for reckoning

"Be careful what you wish for," the saying goes. When prosecutors ordered the death penalty for former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak for complicity in killing over 800 protesters, would he find out it was a prediction he made long ago?

Op-Ed: How to Feel Better About the Casey Anthony Verdict

Orlando - Many justice-loving Americans were shocked when Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murder, manslaughter or aggravated child abuse.

Gov’t releases P238M for state prosecutors’ allowances Special

MANILA – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has released P238 million (US$50) from the 2009 General Appropriations Act for the payment of the allowances of state prosecutors in all levels.

Op-Ed: Canada’s Judiciary Continues Its Slide Into Meaningless Incompetence

Canadian taxpayers should be upset at the continuing abuse they are being subjected to by both their judicial, and immigration systems.

Prosecutors Tell Defense Attorney: No Crying in the Courtroom

If prosecutors in Hamilton, Ohio have their way, there will be no more Perry Mason-type theatrics in the courtroom, at least, none that involve tears.

Prosecutors seek to keep woman's tape from being played aloud

She was kidnapped, murdered and the whole time had a recorder in her pocket turned on. Should the recording be made public?

Prosecutors: Long Island Man Posed as Cop With Fake Badge, Made Bogus Arrests

A cunning con duped a Long Island neighborhood by posing as a friendly cop — while shaking down hookers, drug dealers and speeders for payoffs, authorities said Wednesday.

Mexican Man who tried to commit Suicide beaten to Death by Police

Mexican Prosecutors say a Mexican man who tried to commit suicide failed in his attempt but was beaten to death by the arresting cops.

U.S. Attorneys quit; senator blames Bush

Alleged political pressure pushing federal prosecutors out of their jobs.

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Pacaembu stadium. Home of local soccer powerhouse Corintians  and site of the Museu do Futebol (Braz...
Pacaembu stadium. Home of local soccer powerhouse Corintians, and site of the Museu do Futebol (Brazilian soccer museum). Sao Paulo
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