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  1. Vermont man gets 5 years for role in drug networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a New York-to-Rutland drug network. Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested Billings in July 2012 on suspicion of selling heroin to a man later convicted of being a heroin supplier.

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  2. Iran nuke talks creep towards finish as negotiators wrestle with sticking pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday, July 3 as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran's past atomic research, according to Reuters. Iran is in talks with the United States and five other powers - Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia - on an agreement to curtail its nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.

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  3. Retired Miami police officer gets 25 years in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    A retired Miami police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Senior U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King on Thursday also ordered 57-year-old Juan Roman to register as a sex offender and serve lifetime probation if he is released from prison.

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  4. Woman in Nigerian mystery shopper scam gets 6 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    A judge said Thursday 61-year-old Linda Walker must also pay $6,395 in restitution.

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  5. Ex-Miami cop gets 25 years in prison for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A retired Miami police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Senior U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King on Thursday also ordered 57-year-old Juan Roman to register as a sex offender and serve lifetime probation if he is released from prison.

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  6. Russia in talks to supply Armenia with Iskander-M missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia is holding talks on supplies to Armenia of Iskander-M tactical missile systems, the contract has not been signed yet, a military source told TASS on Thursday, July 2. Earlier, Konstruktorskoye Byuro Mashinostroyeniya, or KBM , which is the key manufacturer of Iskanders, said that the systems will not be exported until 2016. Nevertheless, they have been put on a list of products allowed to be sold abroad.

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  7. Syrian rebels launch massive attack to take full control of AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Syrian rebels led by Islamist groups have begun a massive assault that aims to take full control of the northern city of Aleppo , monitors report, according to BBC News. Rebels fired hundreds of rockets and missiles into government-held areas in a multi-district attack, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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  8. EBRD to invest around $1 billion in Ukraine if reforms implementedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said it plans to invest up to around $1 billion in Ukraine this year, including in the gas sector, provided real reforms are implemented, Reuters reports. Kiev has met long-standing requests from the International Monetary Fund and other organizations to raise energy tariffs and prune the crowded banking sector, but has moved slowly on issues such as overhauling debt-laden Naftogaz and cleaning up the judiciary and law enforcement.

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  9. Indian Posse founder killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Daniel Richard Wolfe, a co-founder of the Indian Posse street gang, died after a brawl erupted involving at least 10 other inmates inside Saskatchewan Penitentiary, near Prince Albert, Sask., Monday afternoon. Wolfe, 33, was just sentenced last November to life in prison after being convicted of killing two people and injuring three others during a Saskatchewan home invasion.

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  10. Photo: David Kidwell/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2009:02:12 22:57:11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    FILE PHOTO Disgraced former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. is serving a 28-year prison sentence for his role in the kids-for-cash scandal. Disgraced former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. on Thursday requested a hearing to determine whether he should get a new trial, saying his trial lawyers were ineffective.

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  11. Paris approves construction of 1st new skyscraper in nearly 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Paris will see its first new skyscraper in nearly 40 years after the city approved controversial construction plans which have divided Parisians since plans were unveiled in 2008, The Independent reports. The Tour Triangle or Triangle Tower has sparked debate across the low-rise French capital since Swiss architect agency Herzog & de Meuron published designs for the 42-story tower block ahead of Paris raising the height limit on new buildings.

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  12. For Illegals, Snitching Will Set You FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Smoking Gun

    JUNE 11--There seems to be one surefire way for an illegal immigrant--even if they are a convicted narcotics trafficker fresh from prison--to be allowed to remain in the United States: Think of it as the DEA's version of the DREAM Act or an H1-B visa for a foreigner who excels in the highly specialized field of snitching. In a recent U.S. District Court filing , federal prosecutors disclosed the sweet deal that one such criminal struck with investigators.

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  13. Retired Miami police officer gets 25 years for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A retired Miami police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Senior U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King on Thursday also ordered 57-year-old Juan Roman to register as a sex offender and serve lifetime probation if he is released from prison.

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  14. Former federal employee to serve more than 15 years for transporting minor for sexRead the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    A former Transportation Security Administration employee has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. This sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the Puerto Rico Crimes Against Children Task Force .

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  15. Former New Orleans motel owner pleads guilty to role in sex trafficking ringRead the original story

    Yesterday | Las Vegas Newstrip

    The former owner of the Riviera Motel in New Orleans pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to felony charges of financially benefiting from human trafficking as part of a scheme in which he allowed pimps to seize identity documents and compel women into prostitution on the premises. The guilty plea follows a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the FBI.

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  16. Gunman gets 14 years in prison for Vegas armoured-car heistRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    A gunman accused of wearing a disguise to rob an armoured vehicle guard outside a Las Vegas casino has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison and ordered to repay $36,320. United States Attorney Daniel Bogden says 31-year-old Arquarius Robertson also was sentenced Tuesday to five years' supervised release after prison for his role in the December 2009 heist outside the Palace Station hotel-casino.

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  17. Rajat Gupta's appeal to quash insider trading conviction failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    The judge rejected his plea that there was 'insufficient' evidence of him receiving 'personal benefit' in exchange for providing tips. District Judge Jed Rakoff said in a 9-page ruling issued on Thursday in the Southern District Court that Gupta's argument that the evidence of personal benefits presented at the trial was insufficient to sustain his conviction calling it 'both too late and too little'.

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  18. Waco man sentenced for stealing more than $110k of electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Waco man was sentenced Thursday to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $110,000 in restitution to TXU Energy for using stolen social security numbers to set up fraudulent utility accounts. According to court documents, in 2012 and 2013 Gant used more than 200 stolen IDs to set up more than 600 new fraudulent accounts.

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  19. Major rallies due in Greece ahead of debt crisis voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Rival camps in Greece are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday, July 5 crucial referendum on an international bailout terms, BBC News reports. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to be at one rally to support the "No" vote, opposing the terms.

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  20. Turkey deploys additional troops to reinforce Syria borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey has deployed additional troops and equipment along part of its border with Syria as fighting north of the city of Aleppo intensifies, security sources said, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were no immediate plans for any incursion, Reuters reports. Security sources and officials in the capital, Ankara, said the Turkish army had stepped up security, also sending in special forces, due to the heavy fighting.

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