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MOSCOW | Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

MOSCOW — A human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB. Oleg Yelanchik told the Interfax news agency that five people were arrested outside the building, while another three were arrested after … Continue reading MOSCOW | Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Genard Alonzo Toney, Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing, Distributing Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court Friday for producing and distributing child pornography. Genard Alonzo Toney, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 30 years in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Toney to a lifetime of supervised release following incarceration. On May … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Genard Alonzo Toney, Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing, Distributing Child Pornography

HOUSTON | Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson’s abduction

HOUSTON— A federal judge has sentenced a Brazilian couple to minimal prison sentences for helping their daughter kidnap their grandson, who has been living in Brazil for the last five years after being taken from Texas. Carlos Guimaraes was sentenced to three months in prison while his wife Jemima received a one-month term during a … Continue reading HOUSTON | Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson’s abduction

Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

St. Louis, MO – Dr. Philip Dean, 62, a resident of Warren County, Missouri, was sentenced today to 40 months of imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution to the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the amount of $312,377.  Dr. Dean previously pled guilty to two felony charges, illegally distributing opiate medications and making a false … Continue reading Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

TEHRAN, Iran | Report: Iran sentences rights lawyers to 6 years in prison

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian media are reporting that two human rights lawyers have been sentenced to six years in prison. The Arman daily reported Tuesday that Ghasem Sholeh-Saadi and Arash Keikhosravi were sentenced to five years in prison for taking part in an “illegal gathering” and one year for “propaganda” against the ruling system. It … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Report: Iran sentences rights lawyers to 6 years in prison

HONOLULU | Soldier set to be sentenced for trying to help Islamic State

HONOLULU— A soldier based in Hawaii is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for trying to help the Islamic State group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang pleaded guilty in August to four counts of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. He said he provided classified military documents, a drone and other help. … Continue reading HONOLULU | Soldier set to be sentenced for trying to help Islamic State

CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges

CHARLOTTE, Mich.— The former president of Michigan State University is making her first appearance in court since being charged with lying to investigators about her knowledge of sexual assault allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lou Anna Simon’s attorney says the allegations have no merit. But authorities say she specifically knew in 2014 that … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges