(May 16): Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho was ordered to turn over his US$250 million ($336 million) yacht "Equanimity" to the US authorities who plan to sail it from Indonesia and sell it in the US.

US District Judge Dale Fischer in Los Angeles said Tuesday that her ruling doesn’t impede on the sovereignty of Indonesia where a court last month returned the 300ft vessel to Low after finding that local police had improperly seized it at the behest of the FBI.

"This is not a matter of the United States government forcibly seizing property within a foreign country without the proper authority from that country’s government," Fischer said.

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