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2006-07-20 13:22:41

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Prosecutors said on Thursday they would not seek indictments immediately, including a possible one involving San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, in their probe into steroids use by professional athletes. "Much has been accomplished to date, and we will continue to move forward actively in this investigation -- including continuing to seek the truthful testimony of witnesses whose testimony the grand jury is entitled to hear," the U.S. Attorney's Office...

2006-07-20 13:10:22

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Prosecutors said on Thursday they would not seek indictments immediately, including a possible one involving San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, in their probe into steroids use by professional athletes. "Much has been accomplished to date, and we will continue to move forward actively in this investigation -- including continuing to seek the truthful testimony of witnesses whose testimony the grand jury is entitled to hear," the U.S. Attorney's Office...

2006-07-20 13:08:27

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday they would not seek indictments immediately, including a possible one involving San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, in their probe into steroids use by professional athletes. "Much has been accomplished to date, and we will continue to move forward actively in this investigation -- including continuing to seek the truthful testimony of witnesses whose testimony the grand jury is entitled to hear," the U.S. Attorney's...

2006-07-19 19:16:07

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Baseball superstar Barry Bonds could face a criminal indictment on Thursday on charges he lied to a federal grand jury about steroids, his lawyer said in an interview on Wednesday. "I think something could happen tomorrow," Mike Rains told Reuters. "What I see happening tomorrow is maybe the U.S. attorney will tell the public what has happened in this case." "Theoretically if the grand jury is convened tomorrow for their last day, there could...

2006-06-22 20:43:03

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In parts of a court filing blacked out for the public, prosecutors say Victor Conte, the convicted head of the BALCO lab at the center of U.S. sports doping scandal, was a source of secret grand jury information for two journalists covering the story. The blacked-out passages in the electronic filing were obtained on Thursday by Reuters and reveal that prosecutors tracked e-mails between Conte and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Mark...

2005-10-28 11:41:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday handed up what appeared to be the first charges in a two-year investigation into the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity. At a brief court hearing, the head of the grand jury delivered to a federal magistrate judge what appeared to be the first indictment in the investigation. No details were immediately released about the charges or who was charged.

2005-10-28 08:15:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury weighing criminal charges over the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity began meeting on Friday with special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald, accompanied by other lawyers, had no comment as he arrived at the courthouse and entered the grand jury chambers. Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Lewis Libby, and other White House officials were bracing for indictments in the case.

2005-10-26 08:36:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald arrived at the courthouse on Wednesday as a federal grand jury considers whether to bring criminal charges over the leak of a covert CIA operative's identity. Fitzgerald, accompanied by other prosecutors, had no comment as he entered the courthouse. Lawyers involved in the case said Fitzgerald appeared close to asking the grand jury to approve indictments, with an announcement expected as early as Wednesday, after the grand...

2005-10-03 21:58:46

By Hilary Hylton AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas grand jury on Monday indicted U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay on two new felony charges including money laundering, following a conspiracy indictment last week which forced him to step aside as the second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. The new indictment accuses DeLay of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering in a campaign finance scheme and greatly raises the legal stakes for the once-powerful...

2005-10-03 18:05:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Texas grand jury has indicted U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay on a charge of money laundering, the second indictment against the Texan who stepped aside last week as the second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. Delay's office confirmed the indictment on Monday. It released a statement in which DeLay accused Travis County, Texas, District Attorney Ronnie Earle of "prosecutorial abuse" and denied all charges. "He is trying to pull the legal...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.