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Ex-N.Y. state university official gets prison for bid rigging

The former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was sentenced to three and a half years in prison on Tuesday for helping to rig the bidding process for a billion-dollar, state-funded development project.

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Argentina Convicts Former Ford Execs in Torture Case

An Argentine court on Tuesday convicted two former executives of a local Ford plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's dictatorship in the 1970s, victims' lawyers said, adding they may sue Ford in U.S. federal court. It is the first time former executives of a multinational company working in Argentina during the ...

Baby dolls stir emotions in Alzheimer's patients

The gift of a baby doll "revives a part of their memory from when they were parents ... a lot of them just start crying," said one organizer of the ...

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Virginia jury wants life sentence for neo-Nazi who killed protester

A Virginia jury on Tuesday sentenced to life in prison a self-described neo-Nazi who killed a woman when he rammed his car into a crowd protesting ...

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Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary debuts January 18th

Fyre Festival was billed as "the cultural experience of the decade," but as we all know, it actually turned out to be a massive ...

Utah teen gets five years to life for helping friend hang herself

A Utah teenager who helped a girl hang herself last year was sentenced Friday to between five years and life in prison as part of a plea deal.

Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos released from federal prison after 12 days

Papadopoulos was released from an Oxford, Wisconsin, federal prison Friday morning around 9 a.m. local time. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised release, and must pay a $9,500 fine.

Former FIFA official sentenced to time served in bribery scandal

The ex-FIFA official told prosecutors that a wealthy person in Italy wanted to pay him "hundreds of thousands of dollars" to vote for a certain country to host the 2018 World Cup.

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Chris Watts' In-Laws Speak Out in First Interview Since Daughter's Tragic Murder

Shan'ann Watts' parents want the world to know the good side of their daughter. Less than a month after Chris Watts was sentenced to life in prison ...

Australian archbishop cleared of child sex abuse cover-up

Archbishop Philip Wilson was the most senior Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse when he was sentenced earlier this ...

Killer sentenced in slaying of party guest at NYC apartment

James Rackover, the surrogate son of a so-called "Jeweler to the Stars," received the max sentence in the 2016 killing

Brit academic jailed in UAE says captors threatened to imprison him overseas

Matthew Hedges, the British academic who was sentenced to life in prison for spying in the United Arab Emirates, says his forced confession came amid threats he'd be imprisoned in an overseas military base and tortured.

International Gymnastics Federation launches $2 million safeguarding project

BAKU, Azerbaijan -- The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has approved a $2 million project to safeguard athletes as a response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse cases. The sport's governing body says the Gymnastics Ethics Foundation will have a help desk for athletes, judicial panels to prosecute and judge cases, and a compliance ...

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Ex-Michigan State DE Robertson sentenced in assault case

Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to sexually assaulting a female student.

Zachary Koehn sentenced to life in prison for son's diaper rash death

A jury sentenced an Iowa man to life in prison for the death of his 4-month-old son who died while sitting in a mechanical swing and infested with ...

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Ex-Michigan State player sentenced in sexual assault case

Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson will spend up to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female student in her off-campus ...

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Egyptian court hands Muslim Brotherhood leaders life sentences: sources

An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and his deputy Khairat al-Shater to life in prison, judicial sources said, in a retrial over violence during the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in 2013.

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Brandon Browner, original member of ‘Legion of Boom’ defense, sentenced to eight years in prison

The defensive back entered a no contest plea to attempted murder and misdemeanor counts of cruelty to a child.

U.S. soldier Ikaika Erik Kang, who swore allegiance to Islamic State, sentenced to 25 years in prison

A U.S. Army first class sergeant was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for attempting to aid the Islamic State, including plans to attack his own base.

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Ex-NFL player Brandon Browner sentenced in attempted murder case

Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to kill his ...

Former NFLer Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in prison for attempted murder

Prosecutors say former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been sentenced to eight years in prison ...

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Economic Chill Dulls Chinese Appetite for Some Luxury Brands

The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other ...

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U.S. 'model soldier' gets 25 years in prison for Islamic State support

A U.S. Army sergeant described by former colleagues as a one-time "model soldier" was sentenced to 25 years in prison at a federal court in Hawaii ...

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U.S. 'model soldier' to be sentenced for Islamic State support

A U.S. Army sergeant described by former colleagues as a one-time "model soldier" is due to be sentenced in a Hawaii federal court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to providing material support to the Islamic State militant group.

Man who killed pregnant wife, kids moved to prison out of state

Chris Watts was sentenced this month to life without parole.

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Model responds to Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show by organizing 'Real Catwalk' featuring plus-size models

"A lot of people feel unattractive after watching it,” said the organizer of Sunday's "Real Catwalk."

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