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A former US military pilot has been placed under “extreme” restrictions inside an Australian prison while fighting a secretive extradition battle with the Department of Justice in Washington, his lawyer says Drew Angerer Text size A former US military pilot has been placed under “extreme” restrictions inside an Australian prison while fighting a secretive extradition […]

By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press Tennessee death row inmate Henry Hodges’ fellow prisoner Jon Hall warned long ago that he was at risk due to severe neglect by prison authorities, having spent three decades in solitary confinement with very little human contact or interaction. In a federal lawsuit Hall filed in 2019 complaining that he […]

CINCINNATI – The first Chinese government intelligence officer ever to be extradited to the United States to stand trial was sentenced today in federal court in Cincinnati.   Yanjun Xu was sentenced to 20 years in prison.   Xu targeted American aviation companies, recruited employees to travel to China, and solicited their proprietary information, all […]

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court in Cincinnati sentenced a Chinese national to 20 years in prison on Wednesday after he was convicted last year of plotting to steal trade secrets from several U.S. aviation and aerospace companies, the Justice Department said. Xu Yanjun, the first Chinese spy extradited to the United […]

Maurice Hastings: US man in prison for 38 years freed by new DNA evidence  BBC Source link

HOUSTON, United States A Black man who spent nearly four decades in prison for a murder he did not commit was released in the state of California on Friday after DNA tests showed he was not the killer. Maurice Hastings, 69, had his murder conviction overturned by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office after […]

Comment on this story Comment The Saudi government has sentenced a 72-year-old U.S. citizen to 16 years in prison for tweets he posted while inside the United States, some of which were critical of the Saudi regime. His son, speaking publicly for the first time, alleges that the Saudi government has tortured his father in […]

A Florida jury on Thursday recommended life in prison for a former student who murdered 17 people in the nation’s deadliest high school shooting. Nikolas Cruz, 24, killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland on Valentine’s Day 2018, shooting into numerous classrooms with an AR-15 style assault […]

CHICAGO — When Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh were captured by Russians in Ukraine over the summer and later held in a “black site” for a month, where the two Alabama men said they endured daily torture and lived on spoiled bread and dirty water, they expected death at any moment. “I am going to […]

CHICAGO — When Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh were captured by Russians in Ukraine over the summer and later held in a “black site” for a month, where the two Alabama men said they endured daily torture and lived on spoiled bread and dirty water, they expected death at any moment. “I am going to […]


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