NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 10:13 2019-06-12

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....

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

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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

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
05:39 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

| 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
11:13 2019-07-12

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

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
14:00 2019-05-23

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
15:00 2019-05-23

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

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

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
04:39 2019-05-23

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest....
11:26 2019-06-17

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong on the day he was released from prison—and one day after massive protests forced an abject climb down from the government over highly contentious...
10:00 2019-06-17

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That includes telling “hard truths” to loved ones about the chances for rescue and clarifying the government’s position on ransom payments to c...
06:26 2019-06-24

Rapper RZA says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a “hostage situation” for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assault in Sweden...
18:26 2019-07-31

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they’ve been scammed by the door-to-door service — which allegedly has gone AWOL with their dirty clothes. Jess Goodman, 25, was among the custo...
02:00 2019-08-10

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
22:52 2019-06-08

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
13:52 2019-05-31

2nd person dies after suburban Chicago hostage situation JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died following a shootout when police responded to a hostage situation at a burning home in suburban Chicago. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports that the woman died after suffering injuries from a fire and a gunshot wound in an in...
22:52 2019-05-28

Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian police say a private circus owner has released a bear from a cage after a standoff with police trying to take the animal away. Authorities wanted the bear confiscated for many violations, most recently because it was kept in temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximately 10,000 government computers. The hackers respon...
01:52 2019-05-23

American ex-hostage mom said husband Joshua Boyle was a Taliban sympathizer American ex-hostage mom Caitlan Coleman confessed in a new interview that her husband Joshua Boyle not only routinely abused her — but he was also a Taliban sympathizer, according to a new report. Coleman claimed that Boyle gave her “no choice” but to accompany him to Afghanistan, where he abu...
22:13 2019-05-29

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers claimed the price would go up every day after four day...
19:13 2019-05-22

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” over international rules, a former head of the World Trade O...
22:00 2019-06-08

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
22:00 2019-07-15

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles. Military commander Brig. Gen. Divino Pabayo Jr. says Dutch birdwatcher Ewold Horn was fatally shot...
08:52 2019-05-31

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
15:13 2019-05-23

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after targeting its police department with ransomware.Read more......
20:13 2019-06-20

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:52 2019-05-31

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
17:39 2019-05-21

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
17:52 2019-05-31

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
15:52 2019-05-21

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
22:52 2019-06-06

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, it’s unclear how the standoff can be resolved. Here’s a look at what’s behind the mounting tension and what’s at stake for both...
23:52 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Police: Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff ERLANGER, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police say one man is arrested after SWAT teams had to respond to a home in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says Derek Gibson was wanted in relation to a domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend. Police say they received a report on Satur...
03:00 2019-06-10

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he’s convicted, send him to prison for life. A Collin County grand jury returned a seven-count indictment Tuesday against 42-y...
02:00 2019-05-31

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
03:00 2019-05-31

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line....
17:13 2019-07-23

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. Dozens of police officers swarmed the residential neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. and closed off surrounding streets, with video from news choppers showi...
23:52 2019-08-14

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut down, jamming traffic for miles. KABC-TV says the sit...
07:00 2019-06-07

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 8:30 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a house in Philly’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood when a male...
03:00 2019-08-15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
06:52 2019-07-06

Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage tiff.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

U.N. Nuclear Chief Set to Leave Amid Iran Standoff The head of the United Nations’ atomic agency is preparing to step down early, potentially kicking off a fight for control of the agency which has oversight of Iran’s nuclear program, diplomats said....
20:26 2019-07-17

Report: Raiders WR Brown sitting in helmet standoff Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told the Raiders he won't be coming back....
09:52 2019-08-10

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:52 2019-08-17

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
12:39 2019-08-16

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody soon after midnight after the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighbo...
08:39 2019-08-15

The Latest: Captain awaits end of Italy standoff on migrants MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship says Italian law enforcement officials said a resolution is near for 42 migrants she and her crew rescued at sea and who Italy’s populist government has so fa...
19:52 2019-06-27

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued......
20:39 2019-06-18

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support terrorism and Syrian dictator Bashar Assad....
08:39 2019-08-17

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
13:26 2019-08-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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

‘Bridgegate’ defendant wants to be freed during appeal TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to former Gov. Chris Christie wants to be released from prison following a major development in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case. Bill Baroni’s lawyer filed a motion Monday seeking to have him released on bail. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Frid...
16:52 2019-07-01

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
02:52 2019-07-14

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
07:39 2019-07-05

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
19:52 2019-05-31

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
21:52 2019-06-06

Man suspected of shooting two Missouri law enforcement officers surrenders after standoff The man who authorities think shot a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy Friday morning surrendered after a long standoff at a home in rural Missouri, the highway patrol said....
15:52 2019-08-17

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose out on U.S.-made F-35s – and possibly more....
21:26 2019-06-17

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
22:26 2019-05-21

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. Just after 4 a.m., Lexington police responded to th...
14:52 2019-05-26

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
12:13 2019-07-07

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
11:39 2019-07-10

Man and woman dead after standoff sparked by dispute over fireworks noise _____ A Michigan man and woman are dead following a long standoff with police sparked by a dispute between neighbors over noise from Fourth of July fireworks, according to authorities. The man had barricaded himself in his home after shooting into a crowd, injuring a 12-year-old girl and a woman in ...
22:26 2019-07-06

Melvin Gordon is the latest NFL running back in a standoff with his team. He won’t be the last. Gordon wants a new contract or a trade from the Los Angeles Chargers. Other young star runners could follow suit, and Cowboys and Saints fans are among those who should take notice....
00:13 2019-07-12

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Monday, TPD responded to a home near Pantano and Stella roads in reference to a domestic violence incid...
18:52 2019-06-27

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year....
05:52 2019-07-16

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
23:13 2019-06-04

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
17:00 2019-05-22

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making threats against the Kentucky Republican at his home....
21:13 2019-08-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snellgrove in 2001. Gissendanner was originally convic...
17:00 2019-06-18

Cambodian man freed after being trapped between rocks for four days A man collecting bat droppings in the Cambodian jungle fell in between two large rocks and stayed wedged there for four days before rescue teams wrested him free, authorities said. Sum Bora, 28, fell into the small space while trying to retrieve his flashlight in the Chakry mountain jungle in the no...
11:26 2019-08-08

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread international condemnation. Oyub Titiyev was released from jail Friday after a court in Chechnya ruled earlier this month to grant him parole. Titiyev,...
19:13 2019-06-21

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward....
11:00 2019-06-13

Canadian man held in Syria is freed in Beirut A Canadian citizen held by the Syrian government since last year was released in Lebanon on Friday and broke down in tears at a news conference, saying he thought he would be held forever....
14:52 2019-08-09

Cyntoia Brown, who was 16 when she killed a man, freed after clemency Brown says she was forced into prostitution before 2004 killingCelebrities, including Rihanna, had called for her releaseCyntoia Brown has been released early from the Tennessee prison for women, where she was serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16 years old after being allegedly ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashkiyeh told The Associated Press Monday that Nizar Zakka’s expected release comes after mediations by top Lebanese officials including President Mi...
21:52 2019-06-03

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
15:52 2019-08-16

Who is Amit Mehta, the judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
16:13 2019-05-21

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to suggest meeting the Chinese leader....
03:52 2019-08-15

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly nude man desperately tried to escape captivity, acc...
00:39 2019-06-22

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
14:33 2019-05-21

Iran says it's ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal in standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail....
20:39 2019-08-01

New Zealand’s Māori standoff against child separations and encroachment of preserved lands New Zealand’s Māori people took to the streets Tuesday over concerns of child separations from families and infringement of promised ancestral lands, straining relations with the central government. During their protests, they accused New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of being a “part-time p...
19:39 2019-08-01

UPDATE 4-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation on Tuesday after months of restrictions imposed because of clashes with India, which forced long detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
19:00 2019-07-16

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
23:26 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
09:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
06:39 2019-07-16

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear deal....
23:52 2019-07-03

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:26 2019-07-10

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and Sandy Alcantara....
02:01 2019-05-23

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military....
15:13 2019-06-17

UPDATE 3-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
11:13 2019-07-16

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
22:00 2019-07-13

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and personal criticism from the country's far right interior minister on Friday, saying her main priority was the safety of 40 rescued Africans....
18:52 2019-06-28

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told ...
07:39 2019-08-10

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

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

Newly freed man sent back to jail for trying to steal car from parking lot A Florida inmate was busted as soon as he left a jail dubbed the LOL detention center for trying to steal a ride home from the parking lot — even trying to break into sheriff’s department vehicles, according to authorities. Dennis Libonati, 68 — who is originally from White Plains — had just b...
00:39 2019-07-04

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returning to the minds and spirits of the dozens of Nationals fans in the DC-metro area. The reason for this is because of Washington finally getting rid of t...
23:39 2019-06-23

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
15:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
17:52 2019-06-11

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She established V-Day in 1998, ...
15:26 2019-06-22

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
17:52 2019-06-11

| US sex trafficking victim freed from life sentence for murder A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole, following a celebrity-backed viral campaign for her freedom....
20:13 2019-08-08

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and Western countries to “please get back your hostages.” In an interview with The Associated Press, Nizar Zakka says he was subjected to ...
16:52 2019-06-12

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
09:52 2019-05-28

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, where his three sons reside. Nizar Zakka’s office says the 52-year old information technology expert is travelling to the U.S. on Tuesday. Zakka ...
10:13 2019-06-18

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
00:39 2019-06-13

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate liberation. Colombia’...
02:00 2019-05-31

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country’s capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity. Libya’s Alahrar TV station said commander Khalifa Hifter’...
13:01 2019-05-26

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:13 2019-07-06

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity....
12:52 2019-05-26

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

Kentucky State Police Involved In Standoff With Suicidal Person In Garrard County GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A number of authorities are on scene of an all-day standoff in Garrard County with a person who is reportedly suicidal. Kentucky State Police confirmed they’ve been at a home on US 52 near Paint Lick Elementary since Sunday morning. LEX 18 viewers have cont...
02:00 2019-07-01

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
10:01 2019-05-30

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
21:52 2019-06-29

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
23:13 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and batons....
13:52 2019-06-12

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded protes...
03:26 2019-07-03

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-09

European stock markets rise as US-China standoff eases – business live Markets cheered by US assurances, despite weaker yuanGerman industrial slump raises recession fearsThree central banks cut interest ratesHalifax: UK House prices fall for second month 1.24pm BST Britain’s food and drinks industry body has called on the government to suspend competition law in the ev...
14:52 2019-08-07

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
04:00 2019-07-17

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing's maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian nation's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a Reuters witness said....
08:13 2019-08-06

Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail....
01:52 2019-08-02

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

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

Goose avoids getting cooked, freed from pizza driver’s car grille BURLINGTON, Vt. — Authorities say a goose that got stuck in a pizza delivery driver’s car grille in Vermont is expected to make a full recovery. Driver Ryan Harrington tells WCAX-TV he saw a goose waddling across the road in Burlington on Saturday. He slammed his brakes, but heard a thud and knew he...
18:00 2019-07-23

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
08:39 2019-05-31

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, his family and an official said....
13:39 2019-06-30

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
22:00 2019-07-05

Lawyer: Kazakh activist freed after signing guilt admission A Kazakh activist who was on trial for inciting ethnic tensions has been freed after signing an admission of his guilt under pressure, an attorney said Friday...
23:26 2019-08-16

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
19:52 2019-07-06

US Sex Trafficking Victim Freed From Life Sentence After Viral Campaign A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole Wednesday, following a celebrity-backed viral campaign for her......
05:26 2019-08-08

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case dismissed after their client was unexpectedly freed from custody. A military judge in San Diego released Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher on T...
08:52 2019-05-31

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, beat her unconscious and then drenched her body with sulfuric acid. Felicia Robinson’s medical care since last year’s acid attack has cost ne...
16:39 2019-06-21

Creams, Massage And Police Escort: How Russian Whales Were Freed Whales were massaged and lathered in special balm as they rode toward the ocean in a motorcade as part of their release from a "jail" in the Russian far east, the institute overseeing the operation......
00:52 2019-07-05

A$AP Rocky Freed From Swedish Jail After Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was freed Friday after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper will also be allowed to leave the country for the first time since his July 3 arrest while he awaits the decision if the judge in the case. A verdict is sched...
00:00 2019-08-03

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
00:26 2019-06-12

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
09:26 2019-05-25

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits that can be used to gain an earlier release....
19:00 2019-07-13

Raccoon freed from storm grate by 10 first responders in 2-hour ordeal A raccoon got his head stuck in a storm grate in Massachusetts — and it took a team of 10 first responders more than two hours to free him from the situation, according to reports. Photos posted by the Newton Fire Department show the furry critter’s head poking through a small square hole in t...
06:26 2019-08-05

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
20:39 2019-07-06

Vietnam confirms China ship leaves its waters, ending month-long standoff A Chinese survey ship embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has left Vietnam's continental shelf, the Southeast Asian nation's foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday....
11:52 2019-08-08

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
17:39 2019-07-01

Jay Gruden optimistic, but Redskins' murky standoff with Trent Williams looms over camp Perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is digging in on his holdout, leaving plenty of uncertainty for a Redskins team in a tough spot.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Trump cheers as rapper A$AP Rocky freed in Swedish assault case U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his friends were released from custody in Sweden on Friday three days into their highly publicised assault trial, a development hailed by President Donald Trump who had tried to intervene in the case....
22:52 2019-08-02

‘This isn’t true’: Uighur families angered by China claim relatives freed China’s claim it has freed 90% of people in Xinjiang detention camps has been met with anger and scepticismWhen news broke that senior officials in China were saying 90% of Uighurs detained in Xinjiang’s notorious detention centres had been released, Nurgul Sawut’s phone started going crazy.“My What...
08:26 2019-08-02

A$AP Rocky freed from Swedish jail pending assault trial verdict US rapper had been in detention since 3 July over alleged brawl in Swedish capitalA Swedish court has freed A$AP Rocky and two co-defendants until 14 August, when the verdicts in their trial for assault will be announced.The platinum-selling US rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two member...
09:39 2019-08-04

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defense lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
20:26 2019-07-05

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defence lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
20:52 2019-07-05

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersFor 40 years, Janine Phillips Africa had a technique for coping with being cooped up in a prison cell for a crime she says she did not commit. She would avoid birthdays, Christmas, New Ye...
06:01 2019-05-26

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters....
04:13 2019-05-27

Ex-officer charged with negligence in Florida school shooting freed on bail A former sheriff's deputy charged with child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance....
00:39 2019-06-07

Cyprus Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a false accusation....
20:52 2019-07-31

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:52 2019-07-06

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
03:39 2019-07-10

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance....
04:13 2019-06-07

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
03:00 2019-06-11

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal......
18:26 2019-07-13

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered 30-year-old Priya Sawhney to stay away from the La...
12:26 2019-06-11

Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown marries Christian rapper J. Long Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown — who spent 15 years in prison for killing a John when she was a teenage sex trafficking victim — has married Christian rapper J. Long, her rep confirmed on Monday. A series of photos posted on the musician’s Instagram show the newlyweds canoodling, with Brown, 31, w...
04:26 2019-08-13

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was one of the members who voted for the decision....
06:39 2019-06-19

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was released by a military judge from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, less than two weeks before he is due to go on trial....
03:26 2019-05-31

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago....
19:00 2019-06-19

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been detained....
11:00 2019-07-04

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
17:39 2019-07-09

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

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
04:13 2019-08-10

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
19:00 2019-06-29

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women....
18:00 2019-08-07

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-07-10

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
12:52 2019-06-17

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the city’s fight for political freedom. Just the day before, a huge demonstration in the heart of the city forced Hong Kong’s leader, Chief E...
10:39 2019-06-17

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
05:13 2019-07-03

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
09:52 2019-06-17

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
18:52 2019-07-12

A$AP Rocky to be freed from jail as judge mulls case, Trump tweets rapper is 'on his way home' A Swedish court has ruled that rapper A$AP Rocky and two other suspects will be released from jail and remain free until Aug. 14, when an assault verdict will be announced....
20:39 2019-08-02

'Bridgegate' defendant Bill Baroni ordered freed as appeal heads to high court A former top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convicted for his role in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal was ordered released from federal prison Monday....
00:26 2019-07-02

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
20:01 2019-06-27

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
05:52 2019-06-17

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defense attorney accused prosecutors of attempting to tr...
10:26 2019-05-31

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

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
06:39 2019-07-16

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Chief Executive Leader Carrie Lam....
07:00 2019-06-17

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

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
08:39 2019-06-07

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite deaths....
15:39 2019-05-21

Vietnam, China Embroiled In South China Sea Standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two......
14:26 2019-07-17

Freed after 25 years for murder: Evidence showed man was 'likely innocent' the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson 'to stop criminals being freed after serving half their sentence' Boris Johnson has vowed to "come down hard" on crime as he announced an extension of police stop-and-search powers and tougher sentences for violent criminals....
09:52 2019-08-11

Arizona standoff: car vs. cactus and cactus wins Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson. (July 10)        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meanwhile, Not in France ... It’s the summer of the Women’s World Cup, and for once it’s the men’s soccer tournaments that have been overshadowed. Here’s what you might have missed....
22:26 2019-07-01

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classified government documents over two decades and keeping them at his home in Maryland....
01:00 2019-07-20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teacher convicted of classroom sex with teen sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previously taught math at Miamisburg Middle School, was rel...
20:00 2019-05-30

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

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

Craig Carton says ‘I believe in redemption’ before starting prison term Disgraced radio host Craig Carton released a statement on Friday — just days before he heads to the slammer — saying he believes in “redemption and earning second chances.” “I made mistakes,” the statement says. “Mistakes in judgments, decisions and how I was living my ...
21:52 2019-06-14

“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

US: Two sentenced to prison for foiled terrorist plot on Muslims The defendants showed remorse as the judge declared them a "threat to everyone in our democratic society." The two men planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist plot on a Muslim community in upstate New York....
07:52 2019-08-17

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

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

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

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

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

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware's maximum-security prison in 2017....
21:52 2019-06-12

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

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

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

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in a corruption case. Sharif is currently serving a seven-year sentence at a prison in the eastern city of Lahore after being co...
20:26 2019-06-20

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

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Man gets life in prison for Indiana deputy’s shooting death LEBANON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Anthony Baumgardt of Lebanon agreed in April to plead guilty to murder in the March 2018 killing of Boone County Deputy Jacob Picket...
19:52 2019-05-29

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars. St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomery says 53-year-old Dale Boudreaux Jr. of Covington was sentenced Mond...
00:39 2019-06-11

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

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

| '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

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
08:00 2019-05-30

Paul Manafort in solitary confinement in Manhattan prison Paul Manafort is holed up in solitary confinement at a Manhattan prison — and he’s expected to remain at the lockup as his mortgage-fraud case plays out, his lawyer and the Department of Justice said Tuesday. The president’s former campaign manager was recently transferred to the Metropo...
00:39 2019-06-19

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

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing of tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington....
00:13 2019-05-30

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

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

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

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

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

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

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

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

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
17:26 2019-07-17

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

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

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

Hungary should move children from 'prison-like' transit zones: U.N. A senior U.N. human rights official urged Hungary on Wednesday to move asylum-seeking families held in "prison-like" transit zones on the Serbian border to other facilities in Hungary that he said are almost empty....
20:26 2019-07-17

| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
21:26 2019-07-17

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

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal....
22:26 2019-07-17

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

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

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

Former UAW Official Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Illegal Payments A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison by a U.S. district judge in Detroit Monday for accepting illegal payments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV....
01:13 2019-08-06

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

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — 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. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about 4 a.m. Saturday to the privately run Tacoma North...
04:26 2019-07-14

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Joseph Michael Vosberg, 59, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the filing of false federal tax returns. According t...
18:00 2019-08-02

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

UPDATE 1-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....
00:13 2019-07-14

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

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East Side before she was famous was freed from jail Monday after completing a 20-year sentence for second...
01:26 2019-07-17

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
21:39 2019-07-12

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man was sentenced Friday morning to natural life in the killing of his girlfriend in 2017. The family of María Dolores Escobedo is outside Superior Court Friday morning. Mario Jesus Dorame was sentenced to natural life in the killing of Escobedo in 2017. @KVOA pic.twitter.com/GYuiwtnsrN ...
19:52 2019-07-12

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making it illegal to pilot a drone while intoxicated. If ...
19:39 2019-06-13

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

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy’s death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decision filed Wednesday notes “mitigating factor...
17:13 2019-06-13

Teen gets life in prison for killing sister over Wi-Fi password A Georgia teen who choked his sister to death during a squabble over the family’s Wi-Fi password has been sentenced to life behind bars, a judge ruled. Kevon Lamar Watkins, who was just 16 at the time of the fatal February 2018 attack on his 19-year-old sister Alexus Breanna Watkins, was found guilt...
21:01 2019-08-05

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Sentenced to Life in U.S. Prison Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious leader of a Mexican drug cartel who spent decades on the run from authorities, was sentenced by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in an American prison....
16:39 2019-07-17

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

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

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

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks probe....
23:52 2019-05-31

El Chapo seen for last time before heading to Colorado supermax prison Adios, El Chapo! Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman took in the sights of New York City one last time early Friday before he was loaded onto an NYPD helicopter and shipped off to supermax prison. The Post exclusively captured shots of the ruthless former leader of the Sinaloa cartel under he...
17:13 2019-07-19

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

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
07:01 2019-05-22

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

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison 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....
17:13 2019-07-19

Special prosecutors to review prison riot where 7 killed BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two retired prosecutors have been hired to review the criminal investigation into the April 2018 prison riot where seven inmates were killed. Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling said Friday that former prosecutor and judge Knox McMahon and former Richland County p...
21:00 2019-05-31

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
01:13 2019-06-01

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
18:39 2019-05-31

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

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

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that’s not granted, they’re seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Mohamed Noo...
18:13 2019-05-31

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

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

Man gets 8 years in prison for wife’s disappearance during honeymoon trip at sea A man whose wife disappeared on their honeymoon at sea was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison. Lewis Bennett, 41, was ordered to prison Tuesday in Miami federal court after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a deal with prosecutors. The Delray Beach, Florida, couple were married ...
18:39 2019-05-28

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
14:52 2019-05-29

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

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

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball       ...
00:52 2019-07-18

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

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flick, 77, guilty in the 2018 murder of......
02:39 2019-07-19

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

Auschwitz protestors get prison time for naked stunt WARSAW, Poland — On a cold day in March 2017, a group of young adults stripped naked at the former Auschwitz death camp and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man plunged a knife into a sheep’s body over and over again. The two organizers of the stun...
23:39 2019-05-28

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
18:00 2019-06-18

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
15:52 2019-06-18

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’s release from the Lai Chi Kok Correctional Facility on Monday came as student demonstrators and police faced of downtown following a massive protest o...
07:00 2019-06-17

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
23:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced 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 gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
06:13 2019-06-18

'Building over history': the prison graveyard buried under a Texas suburb The graveyard’s discovery was vindication for historian Reginald Moore, but it prompted a battle against those who prefer Sugar Land’s past remain buriedBehind a supermarket and across a highway from an airport catering to the private jet set, an education centre is rising in Texan fields bookended ...
15:26 2019-06-22