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Politics Mar 11Now-fired Preet Bharara proud of ‘absolute independence’
Preet Bharara, an outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption, announced he was fired Saturday after he refused a request a day earlier to resign.
Nation Apr 23Feds unlock iPhone in NY drug case, drop fight with Apple
The U.S. Justice Department said it has withdrawn a request to force Apple to reveal data from a cellphone linked to a New York drug case after someone provided federal investigators with the phone's passcode.
Politics Dec 30After guilty plea, N.Y. congressman to resign
NEW YORK — After pleading guilty to tax evasion last week, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm vowed to stay in Congress as long as he could. The New York Republican now plans to resign, saying he cannot give the job his…
World Apr 21Feds must release targeted killing program documents, court rules
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled in a Freedom of Information Act case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and two reporters for The New York Times. In 2011, they sought any documents in…