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Bill Cosby says trial was a setup and he “won’t have remorse”

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For the first time since beginning his sentence at a maximum-security prison near Philadelphia, Bill Cosby has gone on the record about his trial and life in prison. In an interview with the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s BlackPressUSA.com, the disgraced comedian said he won’t tell the parole board that he...
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College admissions scam: Martin Fox pleads guilty in connection with scandal today

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Lawyer: Admissions scandal is a wake-up call The former president of a private tennis academy in Texas pleaded guilty on Friday in connection with the college admissions scandal, authorities said. Martin Fox facilitated bribes to two other individuals involved in the scheme, collecting $245,000 in the process, the U.S. Attorney’s Office...
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College admissions scandal: Ex-insurance executive Toby MacFarlane sentenced to 6 months

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A judge on Wednesday sentenced Toby MacFarlane, a former executive at WFG National Title Insurance Company, to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his two children into the University of Southern California as athletic recruits. It’s a longer sentence than the 12 other parents who have already...
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Bobby Paul Edwards: White restaurant manager sentenced to 10 years in prison for enslaving and torturing black employee with disabilities

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A white restaurant manager in South Carolina was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week after pleading guilty in 2018 to enslaving a black employee with an intellectual disability.  Prosecutors said Bobby Paul Edwards admitted to using violence, threats, isolation and intimidation to force employee John Christopher Smith to...
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“The Hollywood Ripper”: Jury recommends death penalty for Michael Gargiulo today

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A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed “The Hollywood Ripper” after he was found guilty of two murders and attempted murder. The victims of Michael Gargiulo, 43, included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001 when she had plans with...
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Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin 14-day sentence today in college admissions scandal

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College admission scandal lawyer speaks out “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman, who was given a 14-day sentence last month for her role in the college admissions cheating scandal, reported to prison Tuesday, her representative said in a statement. Huffman reported to the federal prison in Dublin, California, and “is prepared to...
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Michael Drejka sentencing: Florida man who killed unarmed black man gets 20 years today in Stand Your Ground case

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A white Florida man who told detectives he was irritated by people who illegally park in handicapped spots was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store. Circuit Judge Joseph Bulone called 49-year-old Michael Drejka...
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Climate change: Greenland’s ice faces melting ‘death sentence’

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Greenland’s massive ice sheet may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists have warned. During this year alone, it lost enough ice to raise the average global sea level by more than a millimetre. Researchers say they’re “astounded” by the acceleration in melting and fear for the future...
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Dr. Joel Smithers, Martinsville, Virginia, doctor who prescribed more than 500,000 doses of opioids, sentenced to 40 years in prison

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A doctor who prosecutors said ran a medical practice in Virginia like an interstate drug distribution ring was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison for illegally prescribing opioids. Dr. Joel Smithers was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Abingdon. Judge James Jones sentenced Smithers to 40 years. He faced...
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Amber Guyger sentence: Former Dallas officer who killed neighbor Botham Jean in his own home gets 10 years in prison

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A jury has sentenced a former Dallas police officer to 10 years in the shooting death of her unarmed neighbor last year. Amber Guyger was convicted of murder yesterday by the same jury in the death of Botham Jean.  Guyger testified she mistook Jean’s apartment for her own and opened fire...

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