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Top NY federal prosecutor says he was fired

Bharara had agreed to stay on after talking to Trump in November

Preet Bharara, one of the most high-profile federal prosecutors in the country, said he was fired Saturday after refusing to submit a letter of resignation as part of an ouster of the remaining U.S. attorneys who were holdovers from the Obama administration, according to people familiar with the matter. Bharara's dismissal was an about-face from President ...