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Judge formally sentences James Holmes to life in prison

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes was an angry quitter who gave up on life and turned his hatred into murder and mayhem against innocent victims in a Colorado movie theater, the judge Wednesday before formally sentencing him to life in prison. 639 more words

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Pakistan to hang disable convict from his wheelchair

A paraplegic man is facing the prospect of being hanged by prison officials in Pakistan from his wheelchair as he is unable to mount the scaffold. 528 more words


Vietnam Court Sentences NIgerian To Death

A Vietnam court has commuted a death sentence previously handed to 33 years old Nigerian, Ejiogu Benjamin Ikechukwu, for bringing methamphetamine into Vietnam, to life imprisonment. 174 more words


Morsi appeals death sentence in Egyptian court

The defence for ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has filed an appeal against a death sentence and life-in-prison term for the former leader, a lawyer says. 346 more words


Mohamed Morsi's death sentence appealed

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The defense team of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi have appealed against a death sentence and a prison term handed down to the Islamist former leader.  56 more words

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Six Militants Linked to Peshawar School Massacre Have Been Sentenced to Death

Six Taliban militants linked to last year’s attack on a school in Pakistan’s northern city of Peshawar were sentenced to death on Thursday, for their role in the December 2014 massacre that claimed the lives of more than 140 people, most of them children. 121 more words