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Britain Sentences 2 Men for Black Teen’s Murder

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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A British judge has sentenced two men to minimum prison terms of 14 and 15 years for the murder of a black teenager in 1993. Judge Colman Treacy told a London court Wednesday the murder of 18-year-old Stephen Lawrence was an “evil crime” motivated by racial hatred. He sentenced Gary Dobson to 15 years and […]

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Tajik Police Arrest 3 in Murder of Man Dressed as ‘Santa Claus’

Posted January 3rd, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Tajikistan have arrested three suspects in the murder of a young man dressed as Father Frost, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, who by tradition brings children presents at New Year. The Interior Ministry said Tuesday the three detainees are students at Tajik National University and that religious motives were behind the murder […]

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Taiwan Court Jails Ex-Soldier in Wrongful Execution Case

Posted December 12th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A Taiwan court has sentenced a retired soldier to jail for 18 years for the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl, more than a decade after another soldier was wrongfully executed for the crime. Taipei’s District Court said Monday it would have imposed a stiffer sentence for 35-year-old defendant Hsu Rong-chou, but said evidence […]

Taiwan Court Jails Ex-Soldier in Wrongful Execution Case

Posted December 12th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A Taiwan court has sentenced a retired soldier to jail for 18 years for the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl, more than a decade after another soldier was wrongfully executed for the crime. Taipei’s District Court said Monday it would have imposed a stiffer sentence for 35-year-old defendant Hsu Rong-chou, but said evidence […]

Taiwan Court Jails Ex-Soldier in Wrongful Execution Case

Posted December 12th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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A Taiwan court has sentenced a retired soldier to jail for 18 years for the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl, more than a decade after another soldier was wrongfully executed for the crime. Taipei’s District Court said Monday it would have imposed a stiffer sentence for 35-year-old defendant Hsu Rong-chou, but said evidence […]

Rio de Janeiro Police Commander and Officers Arrested in Judge’s Death

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 2:11 am (UTC-5)
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Brazilian officials say arrest orders have been issued for a police commander and seven fellow officers in connection with the murder of a Brazilian judge. Judge Patricia Acioli was shot to death on August 12 by masked assailants. The judge was known to be a crime fighter who pursued rogue police officers. The suspects include […]

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British Sailor Sentenced for Submarine Muder

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A British court has sentenced a Royal Navy sailor to 25 years in jail for shooting an officer to death and firing at three other crewmen on a British nuclear submarine. Able Seaman Ryan Donovan admitted Monday that he killed Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux on the HMS Astute, while the submarine was docked in the […]

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British Sailor Pleads Guilty to Murder on Nuclear Submarine

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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A Royal Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to shooting an officer to death and firing at three other crewmen on a British nuclear submarine. Able Seaman Ryan Donovan admitted Monday that he killed Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux on the HMS Astute, while the submarine was docked in the port city of Southampton in April. Donovan […]

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Former Russian Police Official Arrested in Journalist’s 2006 Murder

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian newspaper says the suspected organizer of the 2006 murder of prominent Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya has been arrested. Politkovskaya’s editors at the Novaya Gazeta announced the arrest of former Moscow police lieutenant colonel Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov. The paper reported the police officer had previously been interviewed in connection with a 2009 trial related to […]

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Reports: Pyongyang Assassination Plot Targets South Korean Defense Minister

Posted August 10th, 2011 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean news outlets say North Korea is plotting to kill South Korea’s defense minister because of his hardline stance against the communist regime. The outlets quote government sources as saying South Korean intelligence has received reports that a team has been sent to assassinate Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin. They say military and intelligence officials […]

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