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New Zealand Sentences Woman Caught With Cacti Tied to Her Body

New Zealand Sentences Woman Caught With Cacti Tied to Her Body

New Zealand Sentences Woman Caught With Cacti Tied to Her Body New Zealand Sentences Woman Caught With Cacti Tied to Her Body A woman who tied nearly 1,000 cacti and succulent plants to her body in an attempt to smuggle them into New Zealand in 2019 has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service and 12 months of intensive …

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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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China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death

China Sentences Huarong's Lai Xiaomin to Death

China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death The former chief of a big Chinese state lender was sentenced to death on Tuesday for bribery, corruption and bigamy, in a rare and dramatic example of Beijing’s use of capital punishment for economic crimes. Lai Xiaomin, the former chairman of Huarong Asset Management, was found …

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted a former student at an elite university of sexual misconduct charges and sentenced him to three years in prison, the first conviction in a case that has fueled the #MeToo movement …

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Israeli Settler Gets 3 Life Sentences for Firebomb Attack on Family

Israeli Settler Gets 3 Life Sentences for Firebomb Attack on Family

Israeli Settler Gets 3 Life Sentences for Firebomb Attack on Family Israeli Settler Gets 3 Life Sentences for Firebomb Attack on Family LOD, Israel — An Israeli settler was sentenced Monday to three life terms in prison plus 20 years for killing a Palestinian couple and their young son in a firebomb attack on their home in July 2015. The …

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Russia Sentences Trevor Reed, Former U.S. Marine, to 9 Years

Russia Sentences Trevor Reed, Former U.S. Marine, to 9 Years

Russia Sentences Trevor Reed, Former U.S. Marine, to 9 Years Russia Sentences Trevor Reed, Former U.S. Marine, to 9 Years “It all looks like a provocation designed to obtain a certain resource that can be used later in international negotiations,” said Ivan Pavlov, a prominent Russian lawyer, when presented with the details of Mr. Reed’s case. “This can be a …

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Egypt Sentences Women to 2 Years in Prison for TikTok Videos

Egypt Sentences Women to 2 Years in Prison for TikTok Videos

Egypt Sentences Women to 2 Years in Prison for TikTok Videos Egypt Sentences Women to 2 Years in Prison for TikTok Videos The two women convicted on Monday — Haneen Hossam, 20, and Mawada el-Adham, 22 — gained millions of followers for lighthearted videos they posted to TikTok and other platforms that show them dancing, singing and clowning about. The …

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Russian Court Sentences American, Paul Whelan, to 16 Years on Spy Charges

Russian Court Sentences American, Paul Whelan, to 16 Years on Spy Charges

Russian Court Sentences American, Paul Whelan, to 16 Years on Spy Charges Russian Court Sentences American, Paul Whelan, to 16 Years on Spy Charges MOSCOW — A court in Moscow on Monday sentenced an American who claims he was framed by Russian agents to 16 years in a high-security prison for espionage, delivering another blow to President Trump’s already faltering …

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Turkey Court Sentences U.S. Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison

Turkey Court Sentences U.S. Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison

Turkey Court Sentences U.S. Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison Turkey Court Sentences U.S. Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison ISTANBUL — An Istanbul court sentenced on Thursday a U.S. Consulate employee to more than eight years in prison on charges of aiding an armed terror group, a ruling likely to exacerbate a long-running dispute between …

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Iran Sentences French-Iranian Academic to 6 Years in Prison

Iran Sentences French-Iranian Academic to 6 Years in Prison

Iran Sentences French-Iranian Academic to 6 Years in Prison Iran Sentences French-Iranian Academic to 6 Years in Prison PARIS — A French-Iranian academic who has been detained in Iran for almost a year was sentenced on Saturday to six years in prison on national security charges, according to her lawyer. The academic, Fariba Adelkhah, was sentenced “to five years jail …

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