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Florida man ends up in jail after asking police to test ‘low quality’ meth & bust his drug dealer

In a reckless attempt to take revenge on his drug dealer for selling him methamphetamine of unsatisfactory quality, a 49-year-old man in Florida contacted the police to have the substance tested and to press formal charges. Unhappy with the quality of the drugs sold to him by his dealer, and having suffered an allergic reaction to the substance, Douglas Kelly, ...

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Get out of jail card: Russia plans penal work option for prisoners with non-felony convictions

The Russian government is considering legislation which will allow those convicted of offences which do not constitute a felony to work instead of serving out their sentence in prison. The bill, that has been introduced in the State Duma, seeks to reduce the minimal term after which inmates can be let out early to do penal work. Under the current ...

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US teacher faces 6 months in jail for feeding live puppy to turtle in front of students

A science teacher in Idaho, who fed a sick puppy to a turtle in front of his students, has been accused of animal cruelty and faces a possible six-month prison sentence, as well as a fine of $ 5,000, if found guilty of misdemeanor. Robert Crosland of Preston Junior High School was charged on Friday, after an investigation by the ...

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Satirist faces 3 years in jail for calling Poland ‘stupid, backward country’ in anti-govt piece

A prominent Polish satirist is under investigation for defamation and faces up to three years in jail for a critical piece in which he called his home country “stupid,” and compared the president to a TV show character. Antoni Szpak is a veteran critic of the Polish government who started his comedy career in 1975, co-founding a student comedy show. ...

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Aussie archbishop faces 2 years in jail after being convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

A court has found Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of hushing up the sex abuse of two former altar boys by a priest, to avoid tarnishing the church’s reputation. Wilson now faces up to two years behind bars. Wilson has become the most senior Catholic clergyman to be charged and found guilty of covering up allegations of abuse, which two ...

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‘Bomb Putin bridge’ journo thinks he’s trolling Moscow with jail comments… but there’s a catch

A US political commentator, who gained notoriety in Russia this week by suggesting Ukraine should bomb the freshly-opened Crimean bridge, has felt the wrath of Russia’s most devastating weapon: the phone prank. The name Tom Rogan would have meant nothing to most Russians until this week. He is one of dozens of lesser-known Washington DC media figures, a contributor for ...

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Russian MPs draft bill allowing jail terms for anyone facilitating foreign sanctions

Russian MPs have drafted a bill which means any action or inaction that helps to implement anti-Russian sanctions from foreign states should carry criminal responsibility with punishments of up to four years in prison. The joint document has been prepared by representatives of all four parliamentary caucuses headed by Upper House Speaker Valentina Matviyenko and Lower House Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. ...

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IDF soldier filmed ‘executing’ Palestinian attacker freed after 9 months in jail

An Israeli soldier filmed executing an injured Palestinian man has been released from prison early after serving half of his originally 18-month sentence in a military prison. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in January 2017 of manslaughter for shooting dead alleged assailant Abdel Fattah al-Sharif in the West Bank. During his trial, the court heard Azaria fired the fatal ...

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Israel border guard gets 9 months in jail for shooting dead Palestinian teen

An Israeli border guard has been jailed for nine months after being found guilty of shooting dead a teenage Palestinian protester in the West Bank in 2014. READ MORE: Price of safety? IDF snipers ordered to shoot at any ‘threat,’ even if it is child – ex-general The prosecution reached a plea bargain with the accused, Ben Deri, after a ...

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Kadyrov vows to jail Trump & Merkel if they ever go to Chechnya

If Angela Merkel or Donald Trump ever visit the Russian Republic of Chechnya, they will be arrested and all their accounts on Chechen territory frozen, local leader Ramzan Kadyrov has mocked. Kadyrov, known for his controversial statements, made the apparent joke during an in-depth interview he gave to the Rossiya 24 news channel. When asked about the possibility of being ...

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