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Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman On Plane Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison

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| Prabhu Ramamoorthy cried after the sentencing in Detroit on Thursday. His lawyers had called for leniency from the judge arguing, "He will suffer long after this sentence is done."

Head of sheriff oversight panel wants to know about secret cliques

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The head of the civilian commission that oversees the L.A. County Sheriff's Department says in 2019 the panel will focus on use of force, discipline, deputy behavior in the jails and investigations into reports that some deputies are still participating in secret cliques identified by tattoos.

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Judges Ask ICE to Make Courts Off Limits To Immigration Arrests

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Courts should be added to the list of "sensitive locations" that ICE officials are to avoid, judges say, arguing the justice system depends on safe and equal access to the court system.

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.

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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.