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NY businessman gets 34-month prison term for ‘Rebecca’ Broadway scam

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former New York businessman was sentenced to nearly three years in prison Friday after admitting to defrauding the producers of Broadway production “Rebecca – The Musical” through an elaborate scheme involving nonexistent foreign investors. Reuters: … Continue reading

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‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ couple get prison in fraud case

NEWARK N.J. (Reuters) – Teresa Giudice, star of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” was sentenced on Thursday to 15 months in prison and her reality television co-star husband to 41 months behind bars in their federal fraud case. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Rapper Gucci Mane gets three years in prison for assault in Atlanta

ATLANTA (Reuters) – The rapper known as Gucci Mane received a three-year prison sentence on Monday after pleading guilty to hitting a fan in the head with a vodka bottle at an Atlanta nightclub. Reuters: Entertainment News

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US criticizes prison terms against 3 Vietnamese democracy activists on ‘bogus … – Fox News

Voice of America US criticizes prison terms against 3 Vietnamese democracy activists on 'bogus …Fox NewsHANOI, Vietnam – The United States has expressed alarm over prison terms handed down against three Vietnamese democracy activists for obstructing traffic. Human rights groups … Continue reading

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Rapper Gucci Mane gets three years and three months prison sentence on firearms charges

ATLANTA (Reuters) – The rapper known as Gucci Mane was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal court judge in Georgia to three years and three months in prison on firearms charges. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Drone crashes while smuggling weed into maximum security prison

The wreckage of a drone has been found outside of a maximum security prison in South Carolina, according to Reuters. It is believed to have been used in an attempt to smuggle phones, marijuana, and tobacco into the Lee Correctional Institution. … Continue reading

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Fake N.Y. concert promoter who promised Bieber sentenced to prison

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York man was sentenced to between five and 10 years in prison for stealing more than $ 1 million from concert promoters and party planners by pretending he was a booking agent for Justin … Continue reading

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Sudanese woman Meriam Ibrahim walks free from prison – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Sudanese woman Meriam Ibrahim walks free from prisonTelegraph.co.ukMeriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy, has finally walked out of prison – after six months behind bars. "Meriam was released just about an hour ago," said Mohanad … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam’s former manager sentenced to prison for theft, paper reports

(Reuters) – Pearl Jam’s former financial manager, who used his position with the rock band to steal $ 380,000, was sentenced on Friday to 14 months in prison at a court hearing in Washington state, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Tortured in Vietnam’s worst prison, 11 US soldiers were unbreakable – New York Post

Tortured in Vietnam's worst prison, 11 US soldiers were unbreakableNew York PostTogether, these men were regarded by the Vietnamese as the most dangerous, subversive and indestructible Americans they had ever encountered. Their plan: By isolating them from the other POWs … Continue reading

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