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Sgt. Killed By Friendly Fire At Borderline Shooting

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| The bullet that killed Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus was fired by a California Highway Patrol officer who responded with him.

Supreme Court Declines Key Planned Parenthood Case

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The case means women can continue to use Medicaid money to pay for non-abortion, pregnancy-related health care services at Planned Parenthood. Two states tried to block that.

No New Trial For Border Agent Acquitted Of Killing Mexican Teen, U.S. Prosecutors Say

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Two separate juries deadlocked on charges stemming from an October 2012 cross-border shooting by a border agent.

Prosecutors File First U.S. Charges Stemming From 2016 Panama Papers Leak

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U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman says the defendants "had a playbook to repatriate un-taxed money into the U.S. banking system."

This Supreme Court Case Could Impact The Mueller Probe And Boost Trump's Pardon Power

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A case of a man tried twice for the same gun charge by the federal government and the state of Alabama could have ramifications for the Mueller investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia.

Georgia Charges Iranians In Ransomware Attack On Atlanta

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U.S. Attorney Byung Pak says Faramarz Savandi and Mohammed Mansouri were behind the cyber extortion scheme that crippled many of the city's computer systems in March, causing millions in damages.

Border Patrol Supervisor Indicted After Allegedly Confessing To Killing 4 Women

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A Texas prosecutor says the suspect targeted sex workers in an effort to clean the streets of Laredo. If convicted, Juan David Ortiz could face execution.

Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Settles Defamation Suit, Silencing Women's Testimony

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Epstein took a plea deal that was negotiated by now-Labor Secretary Alex Acosta in 2008 for two cases. Other alleged victims, however, have not had their accusations heard in court.

Massachusetts State Judge Suspected Of Aiding An Immigrant To Flee ICE

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An unauthorized immigrant and a state judge are in the middle of a controversy surrounding the presence of federal immigration agents in courthouses.