Americas Argentine appeals court throws out case against president

Prosecutors accuse President Cristina Fernandez of helping coordinate a major cover-up deal with Iran. The case gained international attention after one was found shot dead four days after he leveled the allegations. 

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A federal appeals court in Argentina on Thursday threw out a case accusing President Cristina Fernandez and other top officials of a major cover-up deal with Iran, giving a victory of sorts to an administration that has been rocked by the mysterious death of the prosecutor who made the allegation.