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Preet Bharara

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, during a news conference in New York.

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File: In this December 5, 2013 file photo, US Attorney addresses a news conference. Unfazed by the outrage over the arrest and subsequent treatment of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, the India-born US prosecutor Preet Bharara defended the action against her and confirmed that her maid's family has been "evacuated" from India.

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