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Nigeria sentences 12 soldiers to death for mutiny in northeast

Source: Reuters, September 16, 2014

ABUJA – Nigeria’s military authorities have sentenced 12 soldiers to death by firing squad for mutiny in the northeastern region where a Boko Haram Islamist insurgency is raging, they said on Tuesday. 285 more words

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BREAKING NEWS! TWELVE NIGERIAN SOLDIERS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MUTINY

If my memory serves me right, the Nigerian military had denied widespread reports of a mutiny back in May but reports just reaching us this morning say that a dozen soldiers have been found guilty of mutiny and sentenced to death by a military court in Abuja for shooting at their commanding officer in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri  after a convoy was ambushed on a road frequently targeted by Boko Haram militants. 204 more words

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Shooting and stabbing sends a north Iowa man to prison

MASON CITY, Iowa – It’s five years behind bars for a Mason City man after shooting two people with an air soft gun and stabbing one of them. 69 more words

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Man Sentenced To 50 Years For Kidnapping North Texas Girl

FORT WORTH (AP) — A 27-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from North Texas.

The Tarrant County District Attorney’s office says Stephan Cox was also sentenced to 25 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and was fined $10,000. 187 more words

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O.C. Man Gets 15 To Life For Killing Roommate, An Iraq War Veteran

SANTA ANA (AP) — A Southern California man who killed his roommate, an Iraq War veteran, has been given 15 years to life in prison. 178 more words

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Stiff sentences handed down in drug ring case

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Being part of a north Iowa meth ring is sending three people to federal prison.

42-year-old George Lynn Perry and 42-year-old Angelita Lynn Gutierrez pled guilty in April to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  121 more words

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