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Manafort sentence a rebuke to Democrats, Mueller

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In what is being seen as a slap to special counsel Robert Mueller and the entire investigation against President Trump, a federal judged sentenced Paul Manafort to just four years in prison. ...

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Bill would ban drones over state prisons

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As drones become more common and of greater use to both criminals and terrorists, state legislators are considering bills to ban their use in certain places like prisons. Since 2016, the Missouri ...

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Imprisoned Iranian Christians refuse to renounce faith

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Two Iranian Christians at their final appeal hearing were ordered by a court to renounce their Christian faith to gain their freedom but they refused to do so. Christian Solidarity Worldwide said the ...

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American arrested for selling property to Jews released from prison

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An American man who was sentenced to life in a Palestinian prison for selling property to Jews has been released, according to a report by Israel’s public news channel Kan 11. Isaam Akel, ...

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American sentenced to life in prison for selling his home to Jews

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He broke the law but it wasn’t murder, rape or a terrorist act. Nevertheless, he is going to prison for life. A Palestinian-American man was given the severe punishment on New Year’s ...

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore makes holiday visits to Kansas inmates

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Kansas City Royals General Manager Moore stopped December 19 at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility, according to the Kansas City Star and other reports. Moore talked about his Christian faith, his family and ...

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Historic prison reform bill passes with bi-partisan support

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In an example of rare bi-partisan support, a historic and sweeping bill that reforms the criminal justice system has cleared the Senate. It is a victory for the Trump administration and Congress ...

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Historic prison reform could start next week

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With a new Congress coming in just a few weeks, criminal justice reform is viewed by some as now or never proposition. Last week, it appeared all but dead, but now it’s ...

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Indonesian Christian governor to leave prison

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Jakarta’s former governor, known as “Ahok”, who was sentenced last year to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam, is to be released from prison next month, four months ahead of schedule. The ...

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Iowa inmates sue to keep prison porn

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A band of Iowa inmates is suing “religious tyrants” for preventing them from accessing unfiltered, free porn. The lawsuit alleges the new law, which blocks access to porn in all the state’s ...

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Chinese judge shares horrific witness to executions, organ harvesting

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In this narrative essay, Zhong Jinhua, a former judge and lawyer in Wenzhou, southeastern China, shares his harrowing experiences as a witness to mass executions, as well as organ harvesting from death ...

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Prison inmates run their election campaigns from behind bars

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Two lawmakers, currently in jail, are hoping to be elected while in prison. For one, it is likely he will begin his term in office from behind bars. Texas lawmaker Ron Reynolds, ...

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Trump, Pompeo & Brownback convince Turkey to release Pastor Brunson

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – An evangelical American pastor held in Turkey on terrorism charges will be sent back to the U.S. following a hearing Friday in which a judge lifted his house arrest, ...

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Bill Cosby gets 3 to 10 years in prison for sex assault

His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first ...

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Moved from Turkish prison, American pastor may be near release

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Behind the scenes negotiations by President Trump with his Turkish counterpart may have payed off as American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been moved out of prison and put under house arrest in ...

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Released from prison by Trump, woman thanks Jesus

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The woman whose prison sentence President Trump commuted this week at the petition of Kim Kardashian West is praising God for her release. In video footage that has rocketed around the Internet, Alice ...

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Man free after wrongfully imprisoned for two decades

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He was imprisoned nearly 18 years for a murder he didn’t commit. Now, David Robinson of Sikeston is a free man after being released Monday night from prison just hours after Missouri ...

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You Visited Me In Prison

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Faith groups partnering with states to help make released convicts productive citizens.   Jesus’ words in Matthew 25:36 are among the most quoted from the New Testament: “I was in prison and ...

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