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U.S. Attorney General

The head of the Department of Justice. The attorney general is responsible for the prosecution of federal crimes and also serves as counsel for the government. He/she also supervises law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The attorney general is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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The Lord Advocate and the US Attorney General are seeking the assistance of the Libyan judicial authorities for Scottish police officers and the FBI to interview the two.
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When Bobby Kennedy became US Attorney General, he was regarded by many who knew him as racist and not interested in civil rights.
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US Attorney General John Ashcroft is expected to decide on the trial location.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that "almost every day" for five years from 2007, currency traders used a private electronic chat room to manipulate exchange rates.
US Attorney General Holder had told the Pakistani ambassador that if there is any evidence that Aafia had been grabbed from a Karachi street and kept in illegal confinement for five years then some evidence should be presented to prove that claim.
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Afia he said he had written a letter to US attorney general for her release.
Siddiqui family said "it is being said that interior ministry has sent a letter to US Attorney General and Siddiqui family has not cleared it so far.