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  1. 'Outrageous': Australia notified Thailand about refugee footballer's travel plansRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Age

    ... there. He was convicted in absentia of vandalising a police station in Bahrain and sentenced to ten years in prison. He was given refugee status here because of what he was doing in Bahrain and the AFP have undermined that by notifying Thai ...

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  2. Former Malaysian PM Najib, 1MDB ex-CEO face fresh corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Reuters

    Malaysian prosecutors on Wednesday filed new graft charges against former prime minister Najib Razak and the former chief executive of scandal-linked state fund 1MDB, in the latest cases over alleged theft of billions of dollars from the fund. FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak leaves a court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia October 4, 2018.

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  3. Norfolk man faces prison for Stockholm safe heistRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A Norfolk man who failed to successfully complete the county court's drug program now faces 12 years in prison on charges of grand larceny and burglary. Shawn L. McGregor, 41, of 55 West Main St., Norfolk, failed to successfully complete the St. Lawrence County Court's Judicial Diversion Program after his Feb. 13 guilty plea, as a persistent-felony offender, to a charge of felony third-degree grand larceny, in a plea deal with the district attorney's office.

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  4. A look at where the investigations related to President Trump standRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Lawyers for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an "uncharacteristic error in judgment." ...

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  5. Flynn argues against prison time in Russia investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an "uncharacteristic error in judgment." The arguments to the judge echoed those of special counsel Robert Mueller's office, which last week said that Flynn's cooperation - including 19 meetings with investigators - was so extensive that he was entitled to avoid prison when he is sentenced next week.

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  6. Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Concord Monitor

    Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border. Trump's comments came as he opened a contentious meeting with Democratic Senate and House leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, with partial shutdown looming on Dec. 21 when funding for some agencies will expire.

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  7. PHOTO: Huawei Global Headquarters in Shenzhen, China is pictured from the air on Nov. 29, 2018.Read the original story

    32 min ago | ABC News

    American and Chinese leaders are now in an international showdown over the U.S.-orchestrated arrest of a top executive at Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecom giant that has become the world's biggest supplier of network equipment for phone and internet services. The executive, Meng Wanzhou, was being detained in Canada after a court there delayed a decision Monday on a U.S. request that she be extradited.

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  8. Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.

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  9. Senate to take up criminal justice bill this month: McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Reuters

    ... until now, despite broad bipartisan support and backing by President Donald Trump. The proposed overhaul of America's prison policies and criminal sentencing standards was reworked on Monday as supporters sought to pass it before the end of the ...

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  10. More court dates for several accused of feloniesRead the original story

    42 min ago | The Reporter

    ... a standard peremptory challenge and the trial proceeded. He was later sentenced for nearly 60 years to life in state prison for the crimes. Escalera was, for a time, incarcerated in Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga. He faces five counts of ...

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  11. Jury trial under way for SCC professor accused of brandishing fake firearmRead the original story

    45 min ago | The Reporter

    ... in Fairfield. If found guilty of the criminal threat, Bundenthal faces up to one year in Solano County Jail or state prison; and if found guilty of brandishing a replica gun, Bundenthal, who earned a master's degree from the University of Alabama, ...

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  12. Reporter Nate Hegyi helps butcher an elk during a hunting workshop in McCall, Idaho.Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    Nate Hegyi is a reporter for the Mountain West News Bureau , based at KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He focuses on federal land management agencies, indigenous issues, and the environment.

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  13. Acting U.S. Attorney General pushes immigration agenda in Austin visitRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    In front of an audience of local, state, and federal law enforcement, Acting United States Attorney General Matthew Whitaker affirmed his commitment to advance the mission of his predecessor, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and President Donald Trump. "That's the size of a small city every single month," Whitaker said, noting that more than 23,000 of those people were in family units.

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  14. Pair charged with trafficking meth/heroin from Mexico to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Pacifica Tribune

    Two Bay Area residents are facing 20 years in federal prison for allegedly trafficking meth and heroin they were acquiring from a source in Mexico, according to court records. Dennis Magana and Vanessa Cabrerra were charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

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  15. Sex work criminalization linked to incidences of violence finds studyRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Medical News

    A large new study has shown that sex work criminalization is associated with increased incidences of violence against them. Since most of the sex workers are unable to screen their potential clients and resort to obscure and hidden places, they are more vulnerable to crimes against them, finds the study.

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  16. University of Texas student found not guilty of fatal stabbing by reason of insanityRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... to be found not guilty by reason of insanity and to be confined to a mental hospital rather than sentenced to jail or prison. In the next month or so, White will transition from the Travis County Correctional Complex to the maximum security North ...

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  17. Portage Co. district attorney makes Gov. electa s criminal justice counselRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WAOW

    Portage County District Attorney Louis Molepske is one of the 30 different people named to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Counsel. "We need to make sure that people who are going into the criminal justice have a positive experience for the victims and for the defendants, and that their rehabilitation is key so they don't come back," said Molepske.

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  18. Third suspect arrested in Millbrook residence shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to Millbrook Police Chief P.K. Johnson, 25-year-old Millbrook resident Mia Zeigler was arrested at the Elmore County Courthouse Tuesday and charged. Zeigler was arrested for her alleged role in a Dec. 4 incident where she and two of her relatives allegedly opened fire from a vehicle onto a crowd of bystanders outside a Millbrook residence.

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  19. Netflix unveils latest true crime offering with series on US killer Ted BundyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evening Times

    Netflix has unveiled its latest offering in the true crime genre with a four-part series investigating the life of US serial killer Ted Bundy. The streaming giant will premiere Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes in January, 30 years after the murderer was executed.

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  20. Beauty Meets Despair in Racial Injustice Movie 'Beale Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    KiKi Layne, left, and director Barry Jenkins arrive at a special screening of "If Beale Street Could Talk" at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles, Dec. 4, 2018. Some films about race in America are angry, many are passionate, or terrifying or heartbreaking, and a few are funny.

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