A man who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

Boyle told CNN on Friday that he is working with the Louisiana Department of Corrections on Harris’ release and hoped to have him out soon. He said the Harris would be moving to be closer to family in Kentucky and that he was looking forward to spending time with his brother, Antoine, and his family.

‘Drug smuggler’ cat caught with heroin and SIM cards escapes high-security prison

Police believe the cat was trained by the same drug traffickers linked to a recent case involving an eagle that was found transporting drugs in a suburb of Sri Lanka’s capital city, Colombo.

Kalashnikov ‘Shield’ for Crowd Control Riles Russian Opposition

“I’ve never seen images of such monsters in any other countries,” Pivovarov said, adding that the vehicle puts Russian security personnel in the global vanguard of militarized civilian police forces. “Even in countries where there is quite serious unrest — Venezuela, for example — police have individual shields. But this? This is a work of […]

Russian Investigative Journalists Take on Intimidation, Threats

“The first surge of this genre was during the years of democratic development of Russia, but then it seemed to us to be something taken for granted,” Zakharov told VOA. “And now there is a second wave of investigations, and they are being conducted by many young journalists who write about economic crimes, about corruption, […]

Policeman tracks down man who shot him in the stomach – 46 years after his escape from prison

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US State Department Says Behind Russian, Iranian Text Campaign

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States launched the Rewards for Justice program, which offers rewards for up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of malign actors who interfere in US elections.

Twitter Is Labeling Chinese, Russian, Other Government Media Accounts As ‘State-Affiliated Media’

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US Accuses Russian VK Social Network of Piracy – Report

“Reports that VK is taking steps to address piracy are encouraging… Despite these positive signals, VK reportedly continues to be a hub of infringing activity and the U.S. motion picture industry reports that they find thousands of infringing files on the site each month,” the report dubbed 2017 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets said on Friday.

Turkey sentences 74 to life in prison over attempted coup

Rights groups and Turkey’s Western allies have voiced concern about the scope of the purges, saying Erdogan had used the coup as a pretext to quash dissent.

Belarus: This is not the election that strongman president Alexander Lukashenko had planned

But they know too that something in the stagnant politics of the last two decades has shifted, thanks to three brave women who refuse to let an old school autocrat break their families or their country.