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Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok CAIRO — An Egyptian court has overturned the sentences of two young women who were convicted and imprisoned last year on charges of “violating family values” and “inciting debauchery” after they gained fame on TikTok, according …

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Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s highest court ordered Jimmy Lai, the pro-democracy publishing tycoon, back to jail on Thursday, just days after he was freed on bail, the latest twist in the continuing, flip-flopping legal battle over one …

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Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man

Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man

Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man Clearview AI is a facial recognition tool that uses billions of photos scraped from the public web, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Clearview AI’s founder, Hoan Ton-That, said officers affiliated with the state agencies where information …

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Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas

Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas

Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas “Your dad is awake,” the person said. “We need you at the hospital as soon as possible.” After hanging up, I felt numb. I had cried after learning about my father’s coma, and I had cried when I made the decision to …

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Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan authorities on Friday charged an opposition leader and presidential contender with breaching coronavirus rules and then released him from jail, two days after his arrest sparked protests nationwide that led to the deaths of at least 28 people and almost …

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Thai Hotel That Put American in Jail Gets New Label on Tripadvisor

Thai Hotel That Put American in Jail Gets New Label on Tripadvisor

Thai Hotel That Put American in Jail Gets New Label on Tripadvisor Thai Hotel That Put American in Jail Gets New Label on Tripadvisor BANGKOK — The resort hotel in Thailand got its public apology. The unhappy American guest who spent two nights in jail for criticizing the hotel online got his criminal charges dropped. But it was Tripadvisor, the …

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In Portland, a Prosecutor Must Decide: Which Protesters Should Go to Jail?

In Portland, a Prosecutor Must Decide: Which Protesters Should Go to Jail?

In Portland, a Prosecutor Must Decide: Which Protesters Should Go to Jail? In Portland, a Prosecutor Must Decide: Which Protesters Should Go to Jail? The sheriff, Mike Reese, warned Mr. Schmidt in an email that some protesters were bent on “starting fires, damaging property and assaulting police, community members,” adding, “They may feel even more emboldened if there is a …

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Amer Fakhoury, Released From Jail in Lebanon After U.S. Pressure, Dies at 57

Amer Fakhoury, Released From Jail in Lebanon After U.S. Pressure, Dies at 57

Amer Fakhoury, Released From Jail in Lebanon After U.S. Pressure, Dies at 57 Amer Fakhoury, Released From Jail in Lebanon After U.S. Pressure, Dies at 57 Amer Fakhoury, a Lebanese-born naturalized American citizen who was detained for months in Beirut on charges of torturing Lebanese prisoners decades ago during the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon, died on Monday. He was …

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Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Headed Back to Jail

Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Headed Back to Jail

Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Headed Back to Jail Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Headed Back to Jail Jack Abramoff, the disgraced lobbyist whose corruption became a symbol of the excesses of Washington influence peddling, is set to return to jail for violating the law that was amended in response to his earlier crimes, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. Prosecutors said …

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A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel

A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel

A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel A young woman’s reaction on social media to a terrorist act seals her fate in “A Burning,” by Megha Majumdar, a novel set in Kolkata that examines the effects of power on …

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