Sentencing

December 10, 2019 - 8:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it is not opposing a sentence of probation for a former Trump campaign official who provided “extraordinary assistance" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum that Rick Gates met with...
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December 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it is not opposing a sentence of probation for a former Trump campaign official who provided “extraordinary assistance" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum that Rick Gates met with...
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December 10, 2019 - 4:48 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Two former Algerian prime ministers have been convicted of corruption-related charges in a landmark trial. An Algerian court pronounced the verdict Tuesday against Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal. Ouyahia was sentenced to 15 years in prison and $16,000 in fines. Sellal...
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Suriname's President Desi Bouterse, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Florence Lo/Pool Photo via AP)
November 29, 2019 - 5:58 pm
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — A court in the South American country of Suriname has convicted President Desi Bouterse in the 1982 killings of 15 prominent political opponents and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. The decision marks the end of a historic trial that began in 2007, the same year that...
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November 27, 2019 - 10:07 am
LONDON (AP) — A U.K. judge has sentenced an extremist who stabbed commuters at random in Manchester’s Victoria Train station on New Year’s Eve to at least 11 years in prison. Judge Jeremy Stuart-Smith sentenced Mahdi Mohamud on Wednesday and ordered that his sentence begin in a high-security...
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Police escort a member of a banned militant group after he was sentenced to death for an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Judge Mojibur Rahman found seven men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. An eighth defendant was acquitted. Five militants took hostages and opened fire on a Dhaka cafe on July 1, 2016. Twenty hostages were killed, including 17 from Japan, Italy and India. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu)
November 27, 2019 - 2:47 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, candles and flowers, offered in memory of victims of the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery, are reflected in a rainwater puddle in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that more than 20 people. (AP Photo, File)
November 27, 2019 - 2:28 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, candles and flowers, offered in memory of victims of the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery, are reflected in a rainwater puddle in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that more than 20 people. (AP Photo, File)
November 27, 2019 - 2:01 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen...
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November 27, 2019 - 1:53 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that more than 20 people. Judge Mojibur Rahman on Wednesday found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen...
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Lydell Grant, second from left, smiles in court after he was ordered to be released on bond on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Houston. Prosecutors and defense attorneys with the Innocence Project of Texas agreed that Grant should be released while the case is investigated further in the light of new DNA evidence. Grant had been convicted of capital murder in the 2010 stabbing death of Aaron Scheerhoorn outside of a Montrose bar. ( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
November 26, 2019 - 5:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man serving a life sentence for a 2010 fatal stabbing can go free on bond while authorities reinvestigate the case, including new DNA evidence that his lawyers say exonerates him, a judge ruled Tuesday. Lydell Grant has been in prison for seven years for the killing of 28-...
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