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North Korea to Pardon Prisoners to Mark Kims’ Birthdays

Posted January 10th, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea plans to pardon an unspecified number of convicts next month to mark the upcoming milestone birthdays of its two late leaders, Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung. The official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the amnesty would begin on February 1, by order of a parliamentary decree. But it did not […]

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US Governor Pardons Irishman Hanged in 1845

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island has pardoned an Irish immigrant who was hanged more than 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted a murder trial. Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the order Wednesday pardoning John Gordon, who was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and […]

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US Governor Pardons Irishman Hanged in 1845

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island has pardoned an Irish immigrant who was hanged more than 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted a murder trial. Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the order Wednesday pardoning John Gordon, who was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and […]

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Irishman To Be Pardoned 150-Years After Execution

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island is set to pardon John Gordon, an Irish immigrant, who was hanged 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted murder trial. Gordon was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and hanged in 1845. Historians and law professors believe the […]

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Irishman To Be Pardoned 150-Years After Execution

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island is set to pardon John Gordon, an Irish immigran, who was hanged 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted murder trial. Gordon was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and hanged in 1845. Historians and law professors believe the […]

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