Sentencing

FILE - This undated file photo shows Basit Sheikh. Sheikh, who the government sought to prosecute as an example to others considering joining militant fighters in Syria, was sentenced Thursday, Nov. 29, to spend another two years in federal prison. (The News & Observer via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 4:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man among the first Americans arrested in an FBI effort to find those eager to join militant fighters in Syria was sentenced Thursday to another two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle sentenced Basit Sheikh to the maximum term under a...
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Jaber al Lamki, Executive Director of Media and Strategic Communications of the UAE, talks about the Matthew Hedges case during a press conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. The United Arab Emirates has pardoned and will free the British academic Hedges sentenced to life in prison for spying after showing journalists a video of him purportedly saying he was a captain in British intelligence. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 26, 2018 - 6:23 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the British academic Matthew Hedges convicted of spying in the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Britain's foreign secretary has thanked the United Arab Emirates for pardoning Matthew Hedges while still challenging charges that...
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FILE - In this undated family photo, showing Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada. The United Arab Emirates has pardoned British academic researcher Matthew Hedges who was arrested May 5, 2018, at Dubai Airport and subsequently convicted and sentenced to life in prison for alleged espionage. (Daniela Tejada via AP, FILE)
November 26, 2018 - 5:27 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic sentenced to life in prison on charges of spying in the Gulf Arab country, showing videos of him purportedly acknowledging that he worked for MI-6, the British intelligence. The announcement on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A judge has rejected an effort by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday, Nov. 26, as scheduled. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 25, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos (pah-puh-DAHP'-uh-luhs) to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday as scheduled. Papadopoulos sought the delay until an appeals court rules in a...
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FILE - In this undated family photo, showing Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada. The 31-year-old British academic Matthew Hedges was arrested May 5, 2018, at Dubai Airport and subsequently convicted and sentenced to life in prison for espionage. The United Arab Emirates Ambassador in London Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui said Friday Nov. 23, 2018, that his government is studying whether to grant clemency to Hedges. (Daniela Tejada via AP, FILE)
November 23, 2018 - 9:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in London said Friday his government is studying whether to grant clemency to a convicted British academic sentenced to life in prison for espionage. Ambassador Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui said that academic Matthew Hedges' family has requested...
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In this photo taken by Alexey Avanesyan, Alexander Kuznetsov, Russian rapper also known as Husky gestures as he waits for a court hearing in Krasnodar, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The Russian rapper is facing two weeks in jail for performing on a car after prosecutors banned his gig for going against the government. (Alexander Avanesyan via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 3:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A popular Russian rapper was sentenced Thursday to 12 days in jail for performing on a car after prosecutors banned his gig. Husky, who has a wide following among young Russians with his videos scoring up to 6 million views on YouTube, was arrested Wednesday. A court in the southern...
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Jill Henderson reacts next to her husband phill outside the court house in Patras, Greece , on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Greek court on Thursday convicted and sentenced six of nine suspects in the fatal beating of an American tourist in an island resort last year, handing down sentences of five to 15 years on reduced charges of deliberate bodily harm. Bakari Henderson, a 22-year-old of Austin, Texas, died after being beaten in the street following an argument in a bar in the popular Laganas resort area of Zakynthos island in July 2017. (AP Photo/Giannis Androutsopoulos)
November 22, 2018 - 9:23 am
PATRAS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Thursday convicted and sentenced six of the nine suspects in the fatal beating of an American tourist at an island resort last year, finding them guilty of reduced charges in a move that angered the victim's parents. The six were handed sentences ranging from...
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November 21, 2018 - 7:53 am
LONDON (AP) — A British academic was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in the United Arab Emirates on charges he was spying for the U.K. — a verdict that Britain described as shocking as it urged the Middle East country to reconsider its decision. Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old PhD student in...
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Christopher Watts sits in court for his sentencing hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Greeley, Colo. Watts received three consecutive life sentences without a chance at parole on Monday, nearly two weeks after pleading guilty to avoid the death penalty. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)
November 19, 2018 - 2:08 pm
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole as part of a plea deal that kept the killer from facing the death...
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November 18, 2018 - 4:29 pm
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas, authorities said. Hidalgo County prosecutors said in a news release Friday that 35-year-old Oscar Davila Rodriguez was returned to the U.S. Wednesday. The...
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