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Attorney-General cancels meeting with MACC panels

PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has cancelled his meeting with two Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)'s independent oversight bodies, say sources.

Indonesia to use chemical castration to punish paedophiles - Attorney General

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president will soon sign a decree authorising the use of chemical castration to punish paedophiles, the attorney general said, following a string of headline-grabbing child sex crimes.

NGOs lodge reports against Attorney-General over Bible issue

SHAH ALAM: About 100 Muslim non-governmental organisations (NGOs) lodged reports against Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail at the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) on Monday.

Factbox - Can the new U.S. attorney general shut down the Mueller probe?

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

U.S. Attorney General Gonzales leaves under pressure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned on Monday under pressure after months of controversy and political turmoil that President George W. Bush angrily blamed on his administration's critics in Congress.

Trump's attorney general appointment challenged at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fight over President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general has reached the U.S. Supreme Court, with lawyers in a pending gun rights case asking the justices on Friday to decide if the action was lawful.

Maryland goes to court to challenge Trump's attorney general pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general, saying the president overstepped his constitutional authority and broke federal law.

Defying Congress, U.S. Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler, accusing Barr of being afraid to testify.

Trump's pick for U.S. attorney general says he will not 'be bullied' by anybody

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. attorney general, William Barr, told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure, stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration.

New York state attorney general resigns after report he abused women

(Reuters) - New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned on Monday after allegations of physical abuse by four women were reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.