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No drugs, no alcohol in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

No drugs, no alcohol in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutorU.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics or alcohol in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday. Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, was 61. “No trace of narcotics, no trace of any toxic products, no trace of medicines, no trace of alcohol,” prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told Reuters.



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Dutch prosecutor: Man who drove into concert-goers turned himself in

Dutch prosecutor: Man who drove into concert-goers turned himself inAMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A 34-year-old Dutchman turned himself in to police hours after driving a delivery van into concert-goers, killing one and critically injuring three others, prosecutors said on Monday. Prosecutor Daniela Weymar told journalists the man, who had driven away from the scene of the incident, had turned himself in to police in the capital, Amsterdam, and was taken into custody. Police said earlier that it was not clear whether the van driver had hit the group at the Pinkpop event intentionally or by accident. (Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Catherine Evans)



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Prosecutor: No evidence of any foul play in Bourdain death

Prosecutor: No evidence of any foul play in Bourdain deathPARIS (AP) — There's no evidence of foul play or violence in celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's death in a French hotel room, a French prosecutor said Saturday.



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Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of force

Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of forceMESA, Ariz. (AP) — The beating of a 33-year-old man and the rough treatment of teenager prompted the chief of a suburban Arizona police department to enlist a former prosecutor Friday to investigate the videotaped encounters and report directly to him.



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Prosecutor: 3 bodies at home of man facing kidnapping charge

Prosecutor: 3 bodies at home of man facing kidnapping chargeSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Three dead bodies have been found at the home of a man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and torturing a woman, a prosecutor said on Thursday.



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Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove

Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to proveNEW YORK (AP) — At least in the court of public opinion, the prosecutor leading a rape case against Harvey Weinstein may have more to prove than the charges alone.



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Prosecutor: Children tortured "for sadistic purposes"

Prosecutor: Children tortured "for sadistic purposes"FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Children removed from a squalid California home described acts of intentional abuse that resulted in puncture wounds, burns, bruising and injuries consistent with being shot with a pellet gun, authorities said Monday.



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Manhattan DA fires back at Cuomo after special prosecutor appointed in Schneiderman probe

Manhattan DA fires back at Cuomo after special prosecutor appointed in Schneiderman probeGovernor Andrew Cuomo's decision to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the abuse case against former attorney general Eric Schneiderman is being criticized by some, including the Manhattan District Attorney.



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Fmr. Fed. Prosecutor: House’s Russia investigation was ‘superficial’

Fmr. Fed. Prosecutor: House’s Russia investigation was ‘superficial’While House Republicans said conclusively that no collusion occurred, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee said the investigation did not go far enough.



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Spanish prosecutor to appeal verdict in gang rape case, protests persist

Spanish prosecutor to appeal verdict in gang rape case, protests persistBy Sonya Dowsett MADRID (Reuters) – State prosecutors said on Friday they would appeal a ruling that cleared five men of the gang rape of a teenager at a bull-running festival two years ago, a verdict that has prompted anguished soul-searching and angry protests across Spain. The men, who had recorded video of the attack on their mobile phones and laughed about the incident afterwards on a Whatsapp group, were convicted with the lesser crime of sexual abuse and sentenced to nine years in jail. Shaken by the scale of protests against the court ruling, the Spanish government said on Friday it would consider revamping the criminal code to ensure that sex crimes were punished more harshly.



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