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Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack

Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths of 14 unarmed Iraqis, the Justice Department announ...

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack

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Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
04:52 2019-09-07

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a traffic stop, a case that outraged Iraqis, the New York Times reported....
15:13 2019-09-06

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending in...
10:13 2019-08-06

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
05:52 2019-08-15

Three Ex-Blackwater Guards Are Resentenced in Iraq War Massacre The men will serve about half of their original 30-year sentences for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq, which an appeals court vacated....
01:52 2019-09-06

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.        ...
06:39 2019-07-19

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
18:39 2019-05-26

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed....
14:52 2019-05-26

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were among 13 French citizens handed over to Iraq in January by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces....
14:52 2019-05-26

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in televised remarks Monday that police are negotiating...
15:26 2019-05-27

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
22:52 2019-08-09

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
19:39 2019-06-12

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
15:13 2019-06-11

Meek Mill eyes prison reform after misdemeanor plea in 2007 gun, drug charge case Rapper Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge Tuesday in a deal that resolves a 2007 arrest that has kept him on probation or in prison for most of his adult life....
17:13 2019-08-28

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
10:13 2019-06-12

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure."...
21:52 2019-06-13

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
21:00 2019-08-16

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
20:13 2019-06-21

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
19:26 2019-08-14

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry LONDON (AP) — A U.K. judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institution. Judge Rebecca Poulet lambasted student Michal Szewczuk, 19, for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his...
16:39 2019-06-18

Former inmates protest brutal beating of Florida woman by prison guards Several women spoke out Saturday against what they say is a history of physical and sexual abuse and mistreatment at the largest women's prison in Florida....
04:26 2019-09-08

Muslim prison guards claim they were suspended for refusing to shave beards Two Muslim men are suing the State of New York and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for discrimination, claiming they were suspended by higher-ups at the Fishkill Correctional Facility for refusing to shave their beards on religious grounds. Brian Sughrim and David Felicia...
11:39 2019-08-27

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
19:00 2019-06-19

Iraqi militia says new drone attack kills 2 Two unidentified drones on Sunday targeted a position to an Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary force in Iraq near the border with Syria Sunday, killing two fighters, the force said in a statement...
21:00 2019-08-25

Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for ‘94 Hasina attack A court in Bangladesh has sentenced nine opposition activists to death and 25 others to life in prison for an attack on a train carrying political leader Sheikh Hasina 24 years ago...
06:26 2019-07-04

Bangladesh sentences nine to death for 1994 attack on PM Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a government lawyer said....
12:00 2019-07-03

Jeffrey Epstein's prison guards: 1 not a regular officer and both were working overtime, report says In the hours before accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide early Saturday morning, the two corrections officers assigned to watch over the disgraced financier in a special unit of New York City's federal lockup were reportedly in the midst of working overtime shifts -- and one of ...
00:26 2019-08-13

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Bahrain’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi chargé d’affaires in the kingdom over the previous evening’s attack on its embassy in Baghdad. The agency reported on Friday that an official told the Iraqi diplomat that the attack by I...
13:13 2019-06-28

Iraqi militia says new drone attack kills commander Two members of an Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary force say that a new drone attack has killed one commander and wounded another near the border with Syria...
19:52 2019-08-25

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at least 148 dead....
01:13 2019-07-04

Former Epstein cellmate requests prison transfer, claiming 'deplorable' conditions, threats from guards An ex-cop facing the death penalty who briefly shared a cell with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein asked a judge Tuesday to move him to a new facility, claiming guards threatened him inside a New York federal lockup.  ...
12:39 2019-08-21

Epstein’s prison guards worked extreme overtime shifts morning of his death: Source Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person familiar with the jail's operations told The Associated Press....
03:26 2019-08-12

College admissions scandal: Parents' sentences at stake as judge presses prosecution Prosecutors say universities and testing companies suffered losses in the college admissions scandal. It could determine whether parents go to prison.        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties...
12:13 2019-06-15

The prison guards watching over Jeffrey Epstein were working extreme overtime shifts on the morning of his death Corbis via Getty Images Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person familiar with the jail's operations told The Associated Press. The person said that the Metropolitan Correctional Center's Sp...
02:13 2019-08-14

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide, multiple sources told The New York Times. They are alleged to have falsified records to hide the m...
20:39 2019-08-14

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
00:39 2019-05-23

America does not dare attack Iran: Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
17:13 2019-05-22

Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with Saudi, Iraqi leaders about attack on Saudi oil supply "The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that is being undermined by Iran," Esper tweeted....
22:00 2019-09-16

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
06:52 2019-05-23

Judge: 1 year of prison for suspect in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston. A judge on Monday ordered a man nicknamed “Bone” to one ye...
05:00 2019-06-18

Judge threatens to keep Texas prison officials in hot cells over 'oppressive' conditions A federal judge in Houston threatened to subject Texas prison officials to the same “oppressive” conditions as inmates Friday, openly musing about keeping them in cells subject to high heat....
07:13 2019-09-07

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she calle...
16:52 2019-06-12

Red Cross says more than 100 killed in attack on Yemen prison A Saudi-led coalition air strike on a prison in southwest Yemen killed at least 100 people, an official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday....
17:26 2019-09-01

Mom of Slain Sex Trafficked Teen Cries Out for Justice—and Gets It; Judge Slaps Pimp With 32 Years in Prison The pimp who tricked out a 16-year-old girl before she was strangled, her throat slashed and her body discarded in a garage allegedly by a man he set her up with, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in prison....
15:00 2019-06-05

Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said sparked the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad....
20:13 2019-08-14

Driver in deadly car attack at Charlottesville rally sentenced to life in prison NBC NEWS – The driver who plowed his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, killing one and injuring dozens, was sentenced Friday to life in prison on federal hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr. pleaded guilty to 29 of 30...
05:39 2019-06-29

Murderous White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Prison for Charlottesville Attack The terrorist convicted in the deadly attack during the 2017 “Unite the Right” March in Charlottesville, Va. has been sentenced to life in prison....
23:39 2019-06-28

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

R Kelly moved from restrictive unit to general prison population despite fear of attack R Kelly has been moved from a restrictive unit to the general prison population of a Chicago jail despite concerns other inmates could hurt him, US prosecutors have said....
02:52 2019-09-04

New York judge dies after having a heart attack on the bench James Reitz, a 57-year-old judge from Mahopac, New York, died after suffering a heart attack in Putnam County Court.        ...
19:13 2019-06-16

White supremacist apologizes before being sentenced to life in prison for deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White supremacist apologizes before being sentenced to life in prison for deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. The post White supremacist apologizes before being sentenced to life in prison for deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia appeared first on LE...
20:52 2019-06-28

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
02:13 2019-05-24

Hawaii man wears blackface, goes on strange rant before sentenced to life in prison for road rage attack A sentencing hearing for a man in Hawaii convicted of a road rage attack where three people were stabbed took a shocking turn on Monday when he showed up to court in blackface and went on a bizarre rant that drew scorn from a judge. ...
18:52 2019-07-03

Judge in face-biting attack denies insanity rules challenge STUART, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a constitutional challenge to Florida’s insanity defense law made by the attorneys for a man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s face. The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer ruled Mond...
02:52 2019-06-21

Upstate New York judge suffers fatal heart attack in court An upstate New York judge died after having a heart attack on the bench. Putman County Court Judge James Reitz, 57, was in his courtroom Friday morning when he was stricken. Court officers performed CPR and used a defibrillator to try to resuscitate him before he was taken to a hospital, the Associa...
15:39 2019-06-15

Trump Promoted Immigration Judge Who Allegedly Threatened to Sic Attack Dog on a Toddler In August, President Donald Trump promoted six judges to the Justice Department’s Board of Immigration Appeals. One of them allegedly threatened to sic a dog on a two-year-old boy for making noise in his courtroom, Mother Jones reported today....
02:13 2019-09-11

Michael Flynn’s Lawyer Mounts Aggressive Attack on Mueller Probe as Judge Sets Sentencing Date (WASHINGTON) — A lawyer for Michael Flynn accused federal prosecutors of misconduct on Tuesday as a judge set a December sentencing hearing for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. The arguments from Flynn attorney Sidney Powell were the latest in a series of aggres...
00:39 2019-09-11

For $13,499, Could This 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser Have You Saying ‘Ooh Baby?’ The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe FJ Cruiser calls the truck Baby. That’s kind of weird but doesn’t mean we can’t decide what name to call this updated truck’s asking price....
16:00 2019-08-27

Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007 Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 10th goal of the season in the 86th minute and Los Angeles beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Wednesday night for the Galaxy's first road victory in the series since 2007....
14:52 2019-05-30

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country....
00:39 2019-06-06

Show Us the 2007 Mid-Engine Corvette Prototypes, GM When a car company comes out with a long-anticipated debut, it tends to show all the cards it was holding close to the chest during development. It happened when Toyota showed off the Supra and told us how it did the deed with BMW, and now it’s happening again with GM and the mid-engine Corvette....
02:13 2019-07-20

Here's How Hybrid Technology in Formula One Has Evolved Since 2007 Formula One has spent the last ten years pushing the boundaries of hybrid technology to make their cars faster and more efficient. Sure, we know that tech has pretty rapidly evolved—but what does that actually look like?...
19:52 2019-08-08

RIP, iPhone as status symbol: 2007 - 2019 Since June 29, 2007, few items have inspired more considerable envy than the latest iPhone. The touchscreen, the retina display, the selfie camera, the 6.9 mm thickness, the portrait mode, or whatever new feature Apple offered, caused owners of the old model to lament their phone's obsolescence and ...
06:00 2019-09-13

Rhode Island sees first EEE death since 2007, officials say Officials with the Rhode Island Department of Health on Monday announced a person in the state died from the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. ...
16:13 2019-09-10

At $4,800, Could This Rebuilt-Titled 2007 Dodge Magnum 5.7 Salvage a Win? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dodge is a fine example of the maxim “they don’t build ‘em like they used to.” Could however, that old school attitude and cool Chrysler front clip be enough to outweigh its tainted title and its price?...
20:39 2019-07-01

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks....
19:39 2019-09-19

As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years....
19:39 2019-09-15

Meek Mill seeks end to 2007 drug, gun case in Philadelphia Rapper Meek Mill is due in court Tuesday to learn if Philadelphia prosecutors will drop a 2007 case that’s kept him under court supervision for more than a decade....
17:13 2019-08-27

UPDATE 9-As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years....
21:13 2019-09-15

Number in US illegally dropped in 2017 to lowest level since 2007 The number of unauthorized immigrants illegally residing in the United States decreased in 2017 to the lowest level in roughly 15 years, largely due to the departure of millions of Mexican citizens over the past decade, according to a newly released Pew Research Center study....
21:52 2019-06-12

Migrant arrests by US border patrol hit highest level since 2007 Agents detain 132,887 people at Mexico border in MaySurge boosted by Central American families and childrenThe US border patrol’s arrests of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they lack money and resources to care for the surg...
02:52 2019-06-06

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an......
07:39 2019-09-16

Treasury yield curve inverts to lowest level since 2007 The yield curve between 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted to its deepest level in more than a decade Tuesday, further deepening experts' fears of a recession....
23:13 2019-08-27

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday....
14:00 2019-09-16

Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 1: Marta in 2007 The Brazilian scored a stunning World Cup goal against the USA, and was applauded off by the Chinese fans in Hangzhou“Marta. Amazing. A goal by a genius!” screamed Luciano do Valle – one of Brazil’s most respected football commentators – in September 2007. “There are no words to describe Marta’s goa...
12:39 2019-06-11

Long Island Bloods member pleads guilty to drive-by shooting from 2007 A reputed member of the Bloods gang from Long Island who goes by “Live Wire” and “Debo” has pleaded guilty to the 2007 drive-by shooting death of a 15-year-old as the boy was leaving an anti-crime rally. Trendell Walker, 31, has copped to killing Alvin Brothers while the boy was at a “Night Out Agai...
13:26 2019-09-04

In 2007 George R.R. Martin Visited Second Life And Talked About The Future Of Game Of Thrones Game Of Thrones recently ended and while not everyone loved the final episodes, no one can deny how huge and popular the show has become. Millions of people around the world watched each episode. But back in 2007, the TV show didn’t exist, George R.R. Martin was still working to release the latest b...
22:00 2019-05-27

Sarah Silverman reveals she was recently fired from a movie over her 2007 blackface character Sarah Silverman revealed she was recently fired from a movie over a 2007 episode of "The Sarah Silverman Show" in which she wore blackface.        ...
18:26 2019-08-12

Sarah Silverman reveals she was just recently fired from a movie over 2007 blackface sketch Sarah Silverman’s never hesitated to speak openly and empathetically about the heated debates swirling around some of her closest pals, namely Al Franken and Louis C.K. She’s also confronted her own controversies head-on, having publicly condemned a 2007 episode of The Sarah Silverman Program in whi...
20:13 2019-08-12

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries...
16:00 2019-05-21

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Jared Lorenzen tried to give his friends edge on prop bet during 2007 Super Bowl vs. Patriots Former NY Giants and Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen died last week, and a friend shared story of Lorenzen trying to help buddies with Super Bowl prop bet.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
23:13 2019-09-15

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the two are Murad Mohammed Mustafa , 41, and Bilal Ab...
13:26 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
17:39 2019-06-03

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
19:52 2019-07-18

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
21:13 2019-05-27

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
18:00 2019-06-03

The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs’ family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped her and killed her paren...
21:00 2019-05-24

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
04:00 2019-05-27

A far-right party just made big gains in eastern Germany days after reports one of its leaders marched with neo-Nazis in 2007 Markus Schreiber/AP Images Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party made big gains in the eastern states of Brandenburg and Saxony in elections Sunday, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's party and its coalition partner just clung on to diminishing pluralities. The AfD's surge cements ...
23:13 2019-09-02

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
12:52 2019-06-20

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year....
20:26 2019-05-31

| Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old case that spotlighted so-called "honour killings"....
01:26 2019-09-06

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement....
23:13 2019-08-29

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
14:39 2019-05-21

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:26 2019-06-20

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an airport in the tourist island of Lombok with methyl...
15:00 2019-05-21

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
21:13 2019-06-20

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, state media reported on Tuesday, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran's nuclear program....
12:39 2019-07-02

Czech court sentences 3 men for trading in tiger products PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech court has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products. They were arrested last year after police discovered the body of a recently killed tiger, a large number of skins of big cats and the bodies of 20 other protected anim...
20:13 2019-06-04

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
18:00 2019-05-30

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was butchered by his mother and her partner. Bolsonaro c...
21:00 2019-06-18

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
15:39 2019-05-22

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. According to Thursday’s decision by an appeals...
12:52 2019-06-20

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric hold sit-ins against war BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of an Iraqi populist Shiite cleric held sit-ins around Iraq saying their country should not be a battlefield between the United States and Iran. The sit-ins Friday come days after a rocket slammed into Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, landing less than a m...
21:52 2019-05-24

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
23:13 2019-07-18

Officials: 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during holiday Officials: At least 31 pilgrims died in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala when part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people were celebrating Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shiite sect...
18:13 2019-09-10

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ago, and issued a new European arrest warrant to try to press Ireland to extradite him....
23:13 2019-05-31

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at former Merced Police Officer Ryan Rasmussen durin...
06:26 2019-08-21

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
23:52 2019-05-26

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
06:13 2019-05-27

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes in the midst of peace talks between the government and separatists....
04:39 2019-08-21

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
03:13 2019-07-09

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
20:00 2019-05-29

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran’s Intelligence Ministry on Monday said it uncovered a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spy ring, arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death, according to a report from the country’s semi-official news agency said....
09:39 2019-07-22

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrations which their lawyers argued “severely curtails the right to protest”.The trio were convicted afte...
00:52 2019-09-04

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for organizing a 2015 coup attempt against a transitional government....
19:13 2019-09-03

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
02:00 2019-06-11

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
12:52 2019-06-20

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
19:26 2019-06-20

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
02:13 2019-09-17

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
17:13 2019-07-14

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
13:26 2019-06-02

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
23:52 2019-07-17

Degrading conditions in Iraqi jails 'could radicalise prisoners' Photos show overcrowding at Isis detention centres as concern grows over legal processPhotos have surfaced of overcrowded and “degrading” conditions in Iraqi detention centres used to hold thousands of men, women and children with suspected links to Islamic State.Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thu...
19:13 2019-07-05

Iraqi party calls for U.S. withdrawal after Israeli airstrikes Iraq's second largest political party on Tuesday called for a total withdrawal of U.S. forces after Israel carried out attacks on Iraqi military bases, which killed one military commander....
23:13 2019-08-27

Germany: Far-right murder suspect linked to stabbing Iraqi Authorities said the main suspect in the murder of Walter Lübcke had likely stabbed an Iraqi refugee two years prior. Prosecutors said the far-right militant had tried to kill the refugee in a "sneak attack."...
17:13 2019-09-19

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
04:13 2019-07-19

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
04:00 2019-06-22

Judge who was shot with another judge is charged in fight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge who was shot outside a restaurant with another judge has been charged with battery. Prosecutors announced grand jury indictments Friday against three people, including Clark County Judge Andrew Adams, about two months after an argument turned into a violent fight...
20:52 2019-06-28

Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
18:39 2019-08-30

Delhi Court Sentences Official To 4 Years In Jail For Demanding Bribe A Delhi court has sentenced an official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to four years in jail for demanding bribe from his colleague to grant him the promotion....
18:52 2019-06-27

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
14:00 2019-07-08

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president admitted border guards were forcing migrants back over the border....
10:00 2019-07-15

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A female former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the city. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Jane Doe due to the nature of the allegations, says she was sent to the Rose M. Singer Center o...
00:39 2019-07-02

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
17:26 2019-07-20

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and the United States....
23:13 2019-05-24

Turkish Diplomat Killed by Gunman in Iraqi Kurdish Region A Turkish diplomat was killed in the capital city of Iraq’s semiautonomous Kurdish region Wednesday when at least one gunman opened fire inside a restaurant where the consular official was having lunch...
20:26 2019-07-17

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acres of wheat and barley fields in both countries ha...
11:26 2019-05-30

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers....
08:52 2019-05-22

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say Attack on restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil leaves at least one deadGunmen have killed at least one Turkish diplomat in the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in an attack on consulate staff gathered in a restaurant, Turkey’s foreign ministry said.The state-run Iraqi news agency identified the d...
16:13 2019-07-17

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose their purchasing power since President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between...
09:26 2019-05-26

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West....
20:00 2019-08-04

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an operation aimed at eliminating the terror group in areas around Baghdad. It was the second phase of an operation dubbed “Will to Victory,” which started ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official IRNA news agency reported....
20:00 2019-08-04

The Latest: Iraqi general testifies in SEAL court-martial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:30 p.m. An Iraqi general whose forces were partnered with U.S. troops in Iraq testified that he handed over a wounded Islamic State militant to Navy SEAL...
22:39 2019-06-27

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil....
14:39 2019-07-19

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:13 2019-06-23

Blasts from Iraqi militia weapons depot kill one, injure 29 A large fire broke out on Monday at a weapons depot run by an Iraqi militia group, causing explosions heard across Baghdad, killing one person and injuring 29 others, authorities said....
11:13 2019-08-13

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
22:39 2019-06-17

Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command Baghdad has ordered militias to join the army and their leaders to choose between paramilitary or political activity. The move comes amid concern that Iraq could become a battleground as US-Iran tensions spike....
11:00 2019-07-02

Iraqi Shi'ite cleric warns politicians to form government within 10 days Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr urged political blocs on Monday to pressure the prime minister to form a complete cabinet within 10 days, warning that his supporters would take a "new stance" if they failed to do so....
01:13 2019-06-18

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraqi capital Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against a conference held in the gulf nation. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the protesters stayed in the garden Thursday and d...
22:39 2019-06-27

Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. There was no immediate word on casualties. The late Monday attack on camp Taji, about 27 kilometers (17 miles) north of Baghdad, is the se...
23:00 2019-06-17

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swift trials and shadowy evidence has many internation...
22:39 2019-06-07

Down two guards, the Mystics survived by going big. Can that work in the playoffs? Washington beat Dallas, 91-85, on Saturday with Emma Meesseman, Elena Delle Donne and LaToya Sanders in the starting lineup. The victory broke the franchise record for wins in a season....
06:39 2019-09-03

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said on Thursday....
10:26 2019-06-20

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be tried by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoughi, a French citizen of Tunisian origin, left France for Syria in 2015, he hoped to start afresh in the so-called Islamic State and leave behind a life p...
17:52 2019-06-02

Fire put out at Iraqi pipeline linking Kirkuk to Turkey: security source Firefighters have successfully put out a fire at a strategic oil pipeline in northern Iraq that links oil-rich Kirkuk to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, a security source told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
17:13 2019-05-21

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
02:39 2019-06-19

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed: security sources An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi'ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said....
17:13 2019-07-19

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
12:26 2019-07-10

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
01:26 2019-06-19

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Security Media Cell, affiliated with the country’s security forces, says the incident happened Tues...
14:52 2019-06-04

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
11:00 2019-05-22

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
19:13 2019-06-22

Iran hits Iraqi Kurdish fighters with cross-border shelling Iranian state TV is reporting that the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, using missiles and cannons...
15:39 2019-07-12

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
04:00 2019-06-23

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
00:26 2019-06-13

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
03:00 2019-06-22

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
18:26 2019-07-20

Pentagon spokesman denies US involvement in air strike on Iraqi weapons depot Iraq President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Monday condemned air strikes on Sunday that hit bases and weapons depots belonging to Iraqi paramilitary groups, which the factions had blamed on Israel....
04:26 2019-08-27

Iraqi general, U.S. Marine dispute murder charge against Navy SEAL An Iraqi general and a U.S. Marine testifying in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL said on Thursday they never saw the platoon leader stab a wounded detainee in the neck, disputing the central allegation in the prosecution's war crimes case....
07:26 2019-06-28

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ever, an achievement not to be underestimated in a...
21:52 2019-08-21

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
15:39 2019-07-11

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
04:39 2019-08-14

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
14:13 2019-08-23

Jacksonville Beach life guards prepare for Dorian With a lot of people from out of town for the holiday weekend lifeguards on Jacksonville Beach are preparing as Dorian moves towards Florida. (Sept. 1)        ...
04:52 2019-09-02

Fugitive couple who overpowered guards captured in Arizona A fugitive husband-and-wife team wanted for murder and arson have been captured in Arizona, police said on Thursday, nearly three weeks after they overpowered guards and escaped custody in Utah last month....
14:00 2019-09-12

Mandatory Neck Guards "Not Far Away" After Smith Felled By Archer Steve Smith, who collapsed to the ground face first after the vicious ball from Jofra Archer smacked into the side of his neck, was not wearing a neck guard....
14:52 2019-08-19

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
02:26 2019-07-14

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
17:39 2019-05-21

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a crushing response, Fars news agency reported. ...
13:26 2019-05-23

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday, according to semi-official Mehr news agency....
01:00 2019-05-29

US briefing: Epstein guards, Stacey Abrams and CEO-employee pay gap Wednesday’s top story: Two Epstein jail guards placed on leave and warden reassigned. Plus, Iceland mourns the loss of its ‘eternal’ glaciers Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-08-14

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday’s draft, part of a rapid rise from solid freshman contributor to Associated Press All-American. He co...
03:26 2019-06-17

Revolutionary Guards in Iran Vow ‘Full Destruction of Any Aggressor’ Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack, the head of the Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Saturday....
03:13 2019-09-22

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
13:26 2019-08-14

An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad. The post An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:39 2019-06-27

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
00:39 2019-07-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of killing wounded Iraqi captive In a tweet, the president said he was glad to have previously helped Edward Gallagher by intervening before trial to move him to less restrictive confinement....
19:39 2019-07-03

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex....
16:26 2019-07-10

Iraqi Kurdish energy minister Hawrami moved to advisory role in new cabinet Long-serving Iraqi Kurdish natural resources minister, Ashti Hawrami, will take up an advisory role of Assistant Prime Minister for Energy Affairs in Prime Minister Masrour Barazani's newly-formed cabinet, Kurdish lawmakers said on Sunday....
17:52 2019-07-21

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism suspects and their children....
19:13 2019-07-04

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
18:26 2019-06-22

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
14:13 2019-06-22

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught Iraqi Chaldean immigrant Rani Yousuf with a small amount of marijuana. He completed probation, paid fines, ...
08:52 2019-07-17

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volume. The 944.5 million contracts traded surpassed t...
14:13 2019-05-22

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
08:52 2019-08-23

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
12:39 2019-08-21

CFE's MARCH VOLUME UP 86% OVER YEAR AGO; Volume in VIX Futures Rises 82% Over 2007 CHICAGO, April 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that trading volume during March 2008 totaled 108,812 contracts, an average daily volume of 5,441 contracts. This was an increase of 86% over March 2007 and 34% over February 2008 volume. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
16:52 2019-05-21

Murder-Accused US Couple, In 50s, Overpower Guards, Flee During Transport A couple wanted for murder in Arizona escaped from custody when they overpowered guards who were transporting them through Utah, officials said on Tuesday, adding that the man and woman are considered......
12:00 2019-08-28

UK coast guards rescuing people from small boats in Channel British coast guards say they are conducting a search-and-rescue mission after small boats believed to contain migrants were spotted in the English Channel...
15:39 2019-08-09

The world knows Iran is not pursuing nuclear weapon: Guards chief The world knows that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Monday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
20:52 2019-07-08

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
11:13 2019-09-04

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
21:52 2019-05-25

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared dead at 3:45 pm on June 7, according to the Departme...
04:52 2019-06-16

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
06:39 2019-09-05

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq....
11:52 2019-09-20

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
00:39 2019-07-03

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an "anti-revolutionary terrorist" group in a security operation in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-02

UK warship tried to prevent Iran from stopping tanker: Revolutionary Guards A British warship escorting the detained UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero tried to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from stopping the ship, Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif, a Guards spokesman, said on Saturday, according to the Fars news agency....
18:26 2019-07-20

Epstein’s guards were working ‘extreme’ OT at short-staffed lockup The two Manhattan jail guards who allegedly failed to monitor Jeffrey Epstein before he died had been working “extreme” overtime shifts amid a severe staffing shortage at the facility, reports said Sunday. The unidentified jailers at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center violated procedure by...
12:26 2019-08-12

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economic conflict, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
11:39 2019-07-03

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
23:13 2019-05-24

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of the investigation....
23:00 2019-08-14

Jail guards assigned to watch Epstein were sleeping before his death The two Manhattan jail guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein before he died fell asleep on the job and fudged the log entries to show they checked on him and other inmates when they actually didn’t, according to reports. Surveillance video reviewed after Epstein’s death showed th...
09:00 2019-08-14

Iran Guards say U.S. sanctioning of foreign minister Zarif 'ridiculous' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards condemned on Thursday the sanctioning of the Iranian foreign minister by the United States as "ridiculous, illegal and unwise", the semi-official news agency Fars reported....
12:52 2019-08-01

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week’s NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a one-and-done talent driving North Carolina’s fast-p...
20:39 2019-06-14

Couple wanted for murder in Arizona escape from guards during transport A couple wanted for murder in Arizona escaped from custody when they overpowered guards who were transporting them through Utah, officials said on Tuesday, adding that the man and woman are considered armed and dangerous....
13:13 2019-08-28

Iran Guards commander says U.S. bases are in range of its missiles: Tasnim A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, the Tasnim news agency reported, amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington....
03:39 2019-07-10

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center....
14:00 2019-07-04

Fugitive couple on way to Tucson, faked emergency to get guards to pull over The search for two escapees still on the run, now is in its fifth day. And now there are new revelations on how the couple, wanted in connection to a murder Tucson, escaped. Investigators now say Blane and Susan Barksdale faked an emergency, overpowered two guards, tied them up and then got away. Da...
00:13 2019-08-31

Iraqi general testifies Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS detainee The Iraqi general at the scene of an alleged murder of an ISIS prisoner in Iraq in 2017 testified in a deposition video played in court Thursday that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher never stabbed the teenage detainee. The recording was made earlier this month....
03:52 2019-06-28

In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted by Iraq for years in the holy city of Kerbala, complete with an opening ceremony of music and dance....
19:13 2019-08-09

Jail guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein were sleeping before his death The two Manhattan jail guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein before he died fell asleep on the job and fudged the log entries to show they checked on him and other inmates when they actually didn’t, according to reports. Surveillance video reviewed after Epstein’s death showed th...
17:52 2019-08-14

Epstein guards suspected of falsifying logs to show they were checking on him: report Guards at the New York City jail facility where Jeffrey Epstein is said to have killed himself are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on the alleged sex trafficker and other inmates with greater regularity than was the case, according to a Tuesday report....
11:26 2019-08-14

Jail guards threatening former Epstein cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein’s former Manhattan cellmate says guards at the lockup have been threatening him since the financier’s death, according to a legal filing by his attorneys Tuesday asking a judge to move him to a new prison. Hulking ex-cop Nicholas Tartaglione — who briefly bunked with Epstein at the M...
11:00 2019-08-21

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars......
09:39 2019-07-11

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
10:26 2019-05-26

#ProposingWhileBlack: Couple Says They Had Proposal Interrupted by Security Guards Who Accused Them of Stealing If this New York couple’s story is true (it’s totally true because you already know we can’t have anything nice) then add proposing in a scenic location to the list of things we can’t do while black....
16:26 2019-07-23

No one can secure Gulf other than Iran and countries of the region: Guards deputy commander No one can secure the Gulf other than Iran and countries of the region, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, a deputy commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards, said on Wednesday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
14:39 2019-08-21

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
03:26 2019-07-14

Revolutionary Guards commander denies Iranian targets hit in Syria air strikes A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied on Sunday that Iranian targets had been hit in Israeli air strikes in Syria, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported....
12:13 2019-08-25

Celtics’ busy NBA draft night: Lots of trades, two interesting guards Danny Ainge had another busy draft night. The Celtics general manager continued his near-annual tradition of stockpiling picks, while making a pair of trades, and three of the first 33 selections. With the 14th pick — acquired in the infamous 2017 heist of Philadelphia, in which Boston dealt No. 1 o...
08:13 2019-06-21

Birthday Cake, Balloons For Convict In Bihar Jail, 7 Guards Suspended A grand party was organised recently in Bihar's Sitamarhi jail to celebrate the birthday of a gangster convicted of killing two engineers in 2015. Seven prison guards have been suspended after visuals......
17:26 2019-09-01

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employees who oversee the vast network of concentration camps that have been described by independent observers as “torture facilities” at the U.S.-Mexico bo...
15:52 2019-07-02

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher acquitted of killing ISIS teen, shooting Iraqi civilians A Navy SEAL accused of several war crimes, including stabbing a wounded prisoner to death in Iraq in 2017 — was found not guilty of murder on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-07-03

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency....
16:00 2019-07-11

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
19:26 2019-05-29

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
05:26 2019-07-12

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
15:13 2019-07-05

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero and troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelling to its deck from a helicopter....
18:26 2019-07-20

Britain and U.S. will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards deputy commander Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
12:39 2019-07-11

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim Williams, 26, of Brooklyn, was first reported in No...
12:26 2019-07-20

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel The unusually long stay by Nahro al-Kasnazan, who served as a paid CIA informant during the Iraq War, shows how the hotel attracts foreigners who have an agenda to pursue with the Trump administration....
19:13 2019-06-06

Marine and Iraqi general testify accused Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS fighter A Marine and an Iraqi general testified that they did not see Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher stab an injured teenaged ISIS fighter in 2017, contradicting accusations from some of Gallagher's fellow Navy SEALs....
00:52 2019-06-29

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the quarter were up 43 percent to $93.0 million, from $...
14:13 2019-05-22

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
10:00 2019-08-24

White supremacist gang leader may have fled Arkansas jail a day before guards noticed, officials say The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to a $15,000 reward for tips leading to the capture of two inmates – one of which authorities say is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang – who possibly fled from an Arkansas jail this week more than a day before authorities noticed. ...
22:26 2019-08-01

Jeffrey Epstein guards placed on leave and warden removed as authorities investigate his death in cell Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed as federal authorities investigate the financier's death, the Justice Department said....
12:13 2019-08-14

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
23:00 2019-07-19

Guards in Jeffrey Epstein's jail unit were working substantial overtime shifts before his death, reports say Correctional officers who worked in a special unit inside the New York City jail that housed Jeffrey Epstein -- before his apparent suicide -- had worked extreme overtime shifts to compensate for staffing shortages, according to reports Sunday. ...
04:13 2019-08-12

Wizards agree to deals with guards Isaiah Thomas, Ish Smith, sign-and-trade of Tomas Satoransky Thomas, a two-time all-star who has been slowed by injury, is expected to join the Wizards on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of approximately $2.3 million. Smith, a nine-year veteran, is expected to sign a guaranteed two-year deal for $12 million....
10:52 2019-07-02

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
14:13 2019-05-22

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
16:52 2019-07-18

Husband-wife Arizona murder suspects nabbed after three-week manhunt; had 'overpowered' guards in Utah: report A married couple wanted for murder in Arizona and on the run for three weeks after allegedly overpowering guards in Utah during their extradition, were captured Wednesday, authorities said....
09:39 2019-09-12

America and Britain's presence in Gulf region brings insecurity: Iran revolutionary guards navy chief The presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency....
10:39 2019-08-18

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
13:26 2019-05-22

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 contracts, compared to 1,043,652 contracts through ...
13:26 2019-05-22

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
21:00 2019-06-30

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
02:52 2019-08-09

The Americans will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of the Saudi oil industry....
20:52 2019-09-15

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded, compared to the 356,997 contracts traded through...
14:13 2019-05-22

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:52 2019-06-20

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday....
22:13 2019-07-19

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts per day during September 2007 and 64 percent above the 4,343 contracts per day during August 2008. T...
13:26 2019-05-22

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
13:26 2019-05-22

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
11:26 2019-07-02

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts per day during October 2007. Trading volume during October totaled 124,289 contracts, an increase of ...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
10:26 2019-05-22

The prison where Huffman wants to go Now that Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a massive college admissions scam, attention has turned to where she'll spend her time behind bars....
10:00 2019-09-17

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
20:13 2019-05-24

Man who let son, 12, drive car that hit boy sentenced to prison Before he was sentenced last Friday to seven years in prison, an Iowa man admitted in court to letting his 12-year-old son drive a car that ran over and seriously injured a 4-year-old boy on a bicycle....
22:26 2019-09-16

El Chapo is already on his way to supermax prison Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Shorty. The feds wasted no time in getting rid of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — tossing the Mexican druglord into a helicopter to start his journey to the supermax prison in Colorado almost immediately after he was sentenced to life pl...
06:26 2019-07-18

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
01:26 2019-06-14

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation for her role in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
19:52 2019-05-22

Prison experts reveal exactly what they would have done with Epstein Even before his first suspected suicide attempt last month, Jeffrey Epstein was perhaps the most vulnerable man in the federal jail system: a wealthy and well-known financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
16:39 2019-08-11

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
19:52 2019-05-27

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison TUCSON –A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for murdering a man his girlfriend was visiting. A jury found David Turner guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In 2018, police found 24-year-old Javier Quiroz dead inside a midtow...
04:26 2019-09-18

Man who cut up wife sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who was found at a Kansas storage unit with his dismembered wife’s remains and two of their children has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old Justin Rey was sentenced Friday for child endangerment, contributing to a child’s miscondu...
20:52 2019-06-28

Out of prison after 23 years, thanks to his mother and a documentary Kevin Ott released after getting a life sentence under Oklahoma’s three strikes law for non-violent drug-related convictions, which was partially repealedIt’s a Tuesday morning in August, but Betty Chism wraps 23 Christmas presents on her day off. Her son, Kevin Ott, is set to be released from the O...
22:39 2019-08-07

Ex-OK State coach gets 3 months in prison A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers....
21:13 2019-06-07

The Latest: Lawyers disappointed for ex-cop sent to prison MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Lawyers for a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman say they’re disappointed that a judge sentenced him to 12½ years in prison. Attorne...
23:01 2019-06-07

Nobody Cares About Your FICO Score in Prison Cyber-incompetence isn’t a crime, and identity thieves rarely get caught. But now a least one senior executive, former Equifax U.S. Information Solutions Chief Information Officer Jun Ying, will do some hard time....
18:26 2019-07-01

6 injured in San Diego prison riot SAN DIEGO — Authorities now say at least six inmates have been injured, two seriously, in a riot at a state prison in San Diego. Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Thomas Shoots says the riot erupted shortly after 8 p.m. in a yard at Richard J. Donovan Correction Facility. Shoots tells the San Diego Union-Tri...
21:26 2019-08-24

Cyntoia Brown released from prison Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency in January by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections....
11:00 2019-08-08

At least 60 killed by Saudi led airstrikes at rebel run prison The attack was the deadliest so far this year by the coalition, which has faced international criticism for airstrikes that have Dhamar killed civilians and hit non-military targets....
15:52 2019-09-01

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
16:52 2019-06-16

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
17:39 2019-06-01

Physician assistant gets prison for prescription kickbacks CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former physician assistant has been sentenced to four years in prison for receiving more than $49,000 from a drug manufacturer in exchange for writing more than 700 fentanyl spray prescriptions. Christopher Clough, of Dover, New Hampshire, was convicted in December on charges ...
16:52 2019-06-04

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor says jurors on Thurs...
20:39 2019-06-14

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an opposition newspaper was released hours later. Kadri Gursel tweeted Wednesday evening that he was released from an Istanbul prison. He had turned hims...
21:13 2019-05-29

Over 100 Killed In Air Strike On Yemen Prison: Report More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday....
23:52 2019-09-01

DDoS Attacker Will Spend Two Years In Prison One of the men behind a series of 2013 attacks on games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and must pay $95,000 in restitution to another of his victims....
09:00 2019-07-04

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
23:26 2019-06-12

Ex-Kentucky Officer Gets Prison For Trying To Entice Minor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him. The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender and undergo...
15:00 2019-05-29

| More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: Red Cross More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)....
00:39 2019-09-02

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational possession of less than an ounce (28 grams) of cannabi...
08:26 2019-06-13

Mexico’s El Chapo sentenced to life in prison NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-17

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met with Nadler (D-N.Y.) and several other top Democrats ...
08:52 2019-06-06

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galvanizing force to overhaul laws....
16:39 2019-07-14

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.40pm BST The Los Angeles Times tallied some votes and found that House Democrats do not have a majority supportive of impeachment proceedi...
16:52 2019-06-06

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued in a new filing. The recommendation that Vincent Esposito serve somewhere between 24 and 30 months b...
17:00 2019-07-16

Ex-officer gets prison for breaking arrested man’s nose SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for elbowing a man he had arrested in the face and breaking his nose. Former Hadley officer Christopher Roeder was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Springfield to a year and two mon...
16:39 2019-06-21

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
13:39 2019-07-17

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
04:13 2019-07-13

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also was sentenced Friday to 11 years and eight months o...
23:13 2019-06-21

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald Trump "in prison" but not impeached and......
04:52 2019-06-07

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to possession ...
14:00 2019-06-06

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
00:39 2019-06-06

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
19:26 2019-06-05

Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ Matt Bozeat on the lessons Kid Galahad has learned from the Ingle gym The post Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-10

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still a virgin. My whole adult life I have masturbated ...
10:52 2019-07-08

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced Friday in federal court. Stanton had pleaded guilt...
11:26 2019-05-30

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life behind bars at sentencing following his February conviction on various drug trafficking charges — inc...
05:13 2019-07-11

Man who served 36 years in prison for stealing $50 to be released An Alabama man who spent 36 years behind bars for stealing $50.75 from a bakery will soon be a free man — and apologized to a judge this week for his crime, according to a new report. “I’m sorry for what I did,” Alvin Kennard told Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Circuit Judge David Carpenter ...
19:52 2019-08-30

Trump says he may commute Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence The former Illinois governor was convicted of trying to sell then-President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat, as well as other campaign finance violations....
20:39 2019-08-08

Former El Chapo associate sentenced to 28 years in prison CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago sentenced a former lieutenant to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo ” Guzman to 28 years in prison on Tuesday, imposing the long sentence even after rejecting claims by prosecutors that the trafficker offered street gang members $25,000 to hurt a sta...
11:13 2019-08-07

| 'El Chapo' enters US supermax prison in Colorado Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was locked at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days....
13:01 2019-07-20

The Prison Holding Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Even Trying, Huh With every piece of new information that seeps out about Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal New York City prison this past weekend, the prison’s operations more closely resemble something straight out of Mr. Bean....
20:13 2019-08-14

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut....
17:39 2019-05-21

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight restrictions that reflected government fears he still harbors radical views. Lindh, 38, left ...
21:26 2019-05-23

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man killed a sheep...
14:13 2019-05-28

Man gets prison for killing veteran in Maryland carjacking CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A Washington, D.C., man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing and carjacking a Marine veteran at a Maryland gas station. The Washington Post reports 23-year-old Demarko Wheeler was sentenced Tuesday for first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of 68-year-o...
11:00 2019-07-25

4 more inmates die in Brazil following deadly prison clash Brazilian authorities say four inmates allegedly involved in deadly clash between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer lockup...
21:52 2019-07-31

Man faces prison in wife's disappearance on honeymoon A man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea is facing a prison sentence after pleading guilty in Florida to a federal involuntary manslaughter charge....
14:52 2019-05-28

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
18:01 2019-07-31

'American Taliban' to be released from U.S. prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S. lawmakers fear he remains a security risk....
14:13 2019-05-23

Man went to prison posing as his dead brother. Here's what happens next When he was arrested, Kevin Lee Gray told authorities he was Sammie Lee Gray. The discrepancy was discovered as he was about to be released on parole.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. Investigators say Hale repeatedly punched and stran...
16:52 2019-05-21

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive. “Nobody has any clue why,” says Crosby, who’ll t...
02:13 2019-07-19

Why Brazil has been so prone to deadly prison riots Monday’s prison riot in Brazil that killed at least 57 people was only the latest spasm of horrific violence there, and experts fear it is part of a trend that will not end soon....
18:39 2019-07-31

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft granted a prosecution motion to vacate his conviction ...
23:26 2019-05-22

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were killed by a rival gang....
11:52 2019-08-01

Commutation of Blagojevich prison sentence on hold The potential commutation of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal prison sentence has been put on hold amid White House officials' fears of public pushback, sources say. ...
01:13 2019-08-13

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he was imprisoned for a fatal shooting in Detroit in 1...
17:13 2019-05-22

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
18:00 2019-08-07

His Victim’s Sisters Said He Should Be Released From Prison. Now He’s a Free Man. With the support of prosecutors and relatives of his victim, Angelo Robinson, who was serving a life sentence for murder, was freed early from an Ohio prison....
06:13 2019-08-02

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
00:26 2019-05-23

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
04:52 2019-08-02

Prison date set for former UA assistant coach Book Richardson TUCSON – A prison date for former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has been set in the college basketball corruption case. According to documents, Richardson must report to the Otisville’s minimum security satellite camp in Otisville, N.Y. by 2 p.m. on July 18. Richardson was senten...
01:00 2019-07-03

Jayme Closs’s Kidnapper Gets Life in Prison Without Parole “I was smarter,” Jayme said in a statement at the sentencing hearing for Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to abducting her and killing her parents....
00:00 2019-05-25

Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
08:00 2019-08-13

Cyntoia Brown scheduled to leave prison after clemency The woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is leaving prison after Tennessee’s former governor spared her from a life sentence...
02:13 2019-08-07

The Post-Prison Situation: What Celebrities Have Really Done When Their Time Behind Bars Is Over Mike Sorrentino's prison situation is finally over. The Jersey Shore star is a free man again after serving an eight-month sentence for tax evasion, more than ready to resume his life......
22:52 2019-09-12

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolina that they plan to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown...
03:13 2019-05-25

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security officials have said....
08:13 2019-08-01

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
18:13 2019-05-21

Red Cross says more than 100 people killed in airstrike on Yemen prison Saudi-led coalition claimed it targeted a military storage facility run by Houthi rebelsMore than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).The coali...
20:39 2019-09-01

Saudi Coalition Strikes Prison in Yemen, Killing About 100 The Saudi-led coalition fighting a rebel group in Yemen launched airstrikes that killed an estimated 100 people at a prison holding detainees captured by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
20:13 2019-09-01

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
21:13 2019-07-23

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
06:39 2019-07-23

Ex-billionaire Raj Rajaratnam spotted leaving $17.5M pad after prison release Raj who? Eight years after his $70 million insider trading trial shook Wall Street, former Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam is back in town — and trying his best to go unnoticed. “Oh no, not me,” Rajaratnam, 62, told a photographer who spotted the fallen hedgie escaping his $17.5 million Sutton ...
08:52 2019-09-13

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
00:13 2019-06-02

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the body of Mark Garrity was found near Country Club and Glenn roads. After further investigation, police arrested Vincent Detwiler in San Bernardino, Cali...
06:26 2019-07-23

Nazanin returns to prison after psychiatric ward 'torture' A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran was chained to a bed and kept in solitary confinement during her stay in a psychiatric ward, according to her husband....
03:26 2019-07-23

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice Steven Statsinger handed down the sentence that had...
23:01 2019-07-10

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
00:26 2019-06-16

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Robert F. Kennedy assassin stabbed in prison: reports The man who killed John F. Kennedy's younger brother Bobby was found "with stab wound injuries," according to reports. The 75-year-old Palestinian is serving life for assassinating the late New York senator in 1968....
19:26 2019-08-31

Teen convicted of decapitating classmate gets life in prison SALEM, Mass. — A Massachusetts teenager convicted of fatally stabbing and then decapitating a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison. Eighteen-year-old Mathew Borges, of Lawrence, will be eligible for parole in 30 years under the maximum allowable sentence handed down on Tuesday ...
10:00 2019-07-10

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
18:01 2019-07-31

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s government headquarters after his release from pr...
07:00 2019-06-17

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay his victim €20,000 in “moral d...
20:13 2019-06-03

Robert F. Kennedy assassin stabbed in prison — reports The man who killed John F. Kennedy's younger brother Bobby was found "with stab wound injuries," according to reports. The 75-year-old Palestinian is serving life for assassinating the late New York senator in 1968....
01:00 2019-09-01

Bernie Madoff wants Trump to commute his prison sentence Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison sentence....
08:39 2019-07-25

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for murder of Texas man, 21 Rapper Taymore “Tay-K” McIntyre was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for his role in the 2016 shooting death of a Texas man during a robbery gone wrong. ...
22:13 2019-07-24

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
05:13 2019-07-09

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
05:26 2019-07-11

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Repeatedly Raping His Student A Delhi court has sentenced a 29-year-old tuition teacher to 20-year rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping his student, saying the crime was the "gravest of its kind" and needed to be dealt with......
17:13 2019-08-02

Banker drowns himself in pool amid fears of going to prison A British banking bigwig who feared that he was about to be swept up in a finance probe and end up behind bars drowned himself in his swimming pool, according to a report. Adrian Hill, 60, the former head of the HFC Bank, told his wife that he was going downstairs to make a cup......
18:39 2019-08-08

Ex-Marine sentenced to 4 years in prison over charity scam A Florida man who promised to send military families to Disney World is now on a trip of his own — a four-year jaunt to federal prison. John Shannon Simpson, 44, pocketed $391,000 he raised for “Marines and Mickey,” a charity he founded in 2014 presumably to send US Marines and the...
23:26 2019-08-06

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was sentenced Friday after she copped to having oral se...
22:13 2019-08-06

Satanic Panic Freezes Sale of Witches' Prison Once a prison for people (mostly women) accused of witchcraft, what is held to be Britain’s most haunted house is up for sale - again. ...
03:00 2019-06-07

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
18:39 2019-06-19

Bisbee bank robber sentenced to nine years in prison TUCSON – Gilbert Salaz, 52, was sentenced to prison this week for robbing a bank in downtown Bisbee, Ariz. in April 2017. U.S. District Judge Jennifer G. Zipps sentenced Salaz to 105 months in jail, followed by five years of supervised released. Salaz, originally from Benson, Ariz., previously...
10:00 2019-09-21

Former Queens teacher behind $71M ticket scam gets 2 years in prison A Ponzi schemer who admitted to looting over $70 million from clients in an attempt to keep his ticket-selling business afloat was spared major prison time and sentenced to just two years behind bars Friday. Manhattan federal court Judge Paul Engelmeyer said he felt that Jason Nissen showed true rem...
03:39 2019-09-07

Cardinal Pell back in prison while judges consider appeal Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s....
16:52 2019-06-06

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
10:39 2019-05-23

As a prison doctor, Amanda Brown knows compassion is the best medicine A mid-life career leap into the prison service opened this GP’s eyes and heartFor Dr Amanda Brown, a village GP in Buckinghamshire, the idea of working in a prison was so off the radar that when the offer came, her first reaction was surprise that such jobs existed. “It had never occurred to me that...
16:26 2019-06-08

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising — despite protests from prison rights advocates ov...
04:52 2019-06-20

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and doxxed t...
06:52 2019-06-20

‘Psychopathic’ rapist treated to KFC meal during prison transfer A hulking “psychopathic” rapist and kidnapper was treated to a meal at KFC as officials transferred him between prisons in the UK, according to a new report. Ashley Wright, 60, who is accused of raping three women and kidnapping one, enjoyed the feast at the fried chicken mecca as he was transferred...
18:52 2019-09-09

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
11:26 2019-08-08

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for Lamont Evans, 41, who admitted that, during his time...
02:52 2019-06-08

Whitey Bulger’s family to sue DOJ over gangster’s prison murder The family of James “Whitey” Bulger says they will sue the Department of Justice after the notorious mobster was murdered in prison at the age of 89, ABC News reported. “We believe that James Bulger was deliberately placed in harm’s way,” family attorney Hank Brennan to...
02:26 2019-09-22

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
17:52 2019-08-20

Trump Sat Down With Time Magazine and Then Threatened a Reporter With Prison Time magazine was supposed to have an innocent little sit down with President Trump, but of course nothing involving the overlord of the White House can be innocent or easy or not involve the president threatening a Time reporter with prison....
20:52 2019-06-21

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
05:13 2019-08-09

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison cells....
07:13 2019-06-20

RPT-Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
06:52 2019-06-24

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
18:39 2019-06-27

Pelosi's Trump 'in prison' comment no issue for Dem Rep. Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., is defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after comments that she wanted to see President Trump in prison rather than impeached....
19:13 2019-06-09

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
05:13 2019-06-05

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gu...
10:13 2019-06-18

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says 21-year-old Nolan Brewer of Eminence was sentenced Monday evening for conspiring to...
02:39 2019-05-22

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States....
22:52 2019-07-01

Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself with prison bedsheet: source The convicted pedophile apparently, who was 6 feet tall, killed himself by kneeling toward the floor and strangling himself with the makeshift noose, a law enforcement source said Monday....
00:52 2019-08-13

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
21:39 2019-05-21

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that was captured on video at the Darrington Unit in R...
21:01 2019-05-21

Couple’s Trek Across Continents Ended in an Iranian Prison Jolie King and Mark Firkin were on a once-in-a-lifetime journey from Australia to Britain. They documented it all on social media and a website, but then the posts suddenly stopped....
14:52 2019-09-12

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
10:26 2019-06-29

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
14:26 2019-06-18

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
15:13 2019-06-18

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line would be dotted with picturesque lighthouses....
17:26 2019-08-06

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing concerns he may still be a security risk.Lindh, photogr...
14:52 2019-05-23

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
12:26 2019-06-06