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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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A Crown Office spokesman said: "The Lord Advocate and the US Attorney General have recently agreed that there is a proper basis in law in Scotland and the United States to entitle Scottish and US investigators to treat two Libyans as suspects in the continuing investigation into the bombing of flight Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces the indictment against nine Fifa <Bofficials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption
The EU has written to the US attorney general demanding swift answers about a huge American Internet spy programme and warning of "grave adverse consequences" for the rights of foreign nationals, officials said Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Attorney General Eric Holder will address local leaders during a meeting of the California Cities Gang Prevention Network in Sacramento, Calif.