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2 sentenced in fatal apartment complex shooting

Two teens have received lengthy prison terms for their roles in a fatal shooting at a southern New Jersey apartment complex. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Egypt arrests Sunni scholar sentenced to death

Egyptian police arrested Saturday a fugitive Sunni scholar who had been sentenced to death in absentia in a trial involving the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, state media reported. Abdallah Hassan Barakat, a former senior academic at the prestigious Al-Azhar University, was arrested at a checkpoint in Cairo, the official MENA news agency reported. Barakat […]

Leading anti-Mubarak activist sentenced to 15 years -lawyer

By Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court sentenced leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to 15 years in jail on Wednesday for violating a protest law and on other charges, his lawyer said, a move likely to outrage human rights groups. Abdel Fattah, 33, became a symbol of the 2011 uprising against President Hosni […]

Utah’s ‘mountain man’ survivalist sentenced to prison after guilty pleas

Troy James Knapp, 46, was captured in April 2013 after a shoot-out and six-hour standoff in deep snow at an isolated cabin on Ferron Mountain, about 125 miles (200 km) south of Salt Lake City. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart sentenced Knapp to the minimum mandatory punishment of 10-1/2 years in federal prison, also to […]

5 sentenced, 2 to life, in Politikovskaya killing

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison and three others to terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for the 2006 killing of renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Ventnor woman sentenced in fatal boyfriend stabbing

A woman who stabbed her boyfriend to death outside her South Jersey home during a violent argument over a key two years ago has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Former lawmakers in Kuwait sentenced over insult

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait’s top court on Sunday sentenced three former opposition lawmakers to 20 months in prison for insulting the Western-backed country’s ruler, though they will be allowed to remain free on bail, their lawyer said. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

10 Islamists sentenced to death in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced 10 Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood movement to death in absentia Saturday on charges of inciting violence and blocking a road last July. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Chinese man sentenced for smuggling rhino horns

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — A Chinese man who helped run an international smuggling ring that specialized in rhinoceros horns has been sentenced in New Jersey to nearly six years in federal prison. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Son of senior Shi’ite cleric sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi court on Monday sentenced to death the son of a senior Shi’ite Muslim cleric after he was convicted of shooting at security forces in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, local media said, in the first such ruling in three years. Minority Shi’ites have staged sporadic protests in the province for years. The www.rasid.net news […]