Sentencing

A composite of four undated images issued Wednesday Aug.2, 2017, by Britain's West-Midlands Police, showing left to right: Tahir Aziz, Naweed Ali, Mohibur Rahman and Khobaib Hussain who have been found guilty of preparing terrorist acts, following a partly-secret trial at the Old Bailey in London Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. As the men, who dubbed themselves the "Three Musketeers", planned an attack, they were under surveillance by Britain’s domestic intelligence service, MI5. The four men are expected to be sentenced on Thursday. (West Midlands Police via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 9:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Three British men convicted of planning a knife and bomb attack on troops or police inspired by Islamic extremism were sentenced Thursday to at least 20 years in prison. An accomplice received a minimum 15-year-term. Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz were...
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A composite of four undated images issued Wednesday Aug.2, 2017, by Britain's West-Midlands Police, showing left to right: Tahir Aziz, Naweed Ali, Mohibur Rahman and Khobaib Hussain who have been found guilty of preparing terrorist acts, following a partly-secret trial at the Old Bailey in London Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. As the men, who dubbed themselves the "Three Musketeers", planned an attack, they were under surveillance by Britain’s domestic intelligence service, MI5. The four men are expected to be sentenced on Thursday. (West Midlands Police via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 7:31 am
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has sentenced three men to life in prison and a fourth to at least 15 years for planning a knife and bomb attack inspired by Islamic extremism. Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz were convicted of preparing terrorist acts after a trial that was...
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FILE- In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Mass. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz will sentence Carter on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Glenn C.Silva/Fairhaven Neighborhood News, Pool, File)
August 03, 2017 - 12:19 am
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas faces up to 20 years in prison when a judge sentences her on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter was...
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August 02, 2017 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The former CEO of a once-popular male escort service website who pleaded guilty last year to promoting prostitution has been sentenced to six months in prison by a judge who said it was necessary to send a deterrent message even though she knows the business did good things for...
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August 02, 2017 - 10:57 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's top court has handed a businessman a 7-year prison sentence over a real estate scam, after he illegally obtained land where he built the capital's best-known mall. The High Court for Cassation and Justice on Wednesday sentenced Gabriel Popoviciu to jail for...
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An anti-government demonstrator waves a flag against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a vigil in honor of those who have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 31, 2017. Many analysts believe Sunday's vote for a newly elected assembly that will rewrite Venezuela’s constitution will catalyze yet more disturbances in a country that has seen four months of street protests in which at least 125 people have died. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political situation in Venezuela (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The White House is condemning what it calls "the Maduro dictatorship" over the arrests of two top opposition leaders in Venezuela before dawn Tuesday. Opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and...
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August 01, 2017 - 8:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 93-year-old pain management doctor was sentenced Tuesday in Las Vegas to 10 years in prison for illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers. Dr. Henri Wetselaar, who was also fined $2.5 million, was...
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August 01, 2017 - 3:40 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Public defenders are pleading for leniency for a 78-year-old, lifelong criminal who admitted robbing a Reno bank with a steak knife so he could return to prison instead of spending his last years homeless, cold and sick. Tommy Ray McAdoo faces 25 years in prison or more when he's...
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July 30, 2017 - 3:40 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte will work off his sentence for assaulting a reporter by volunteering for an organization that builds custom wheelchairs for children. The Republican was ordered to perform 40 hours of community service as part of his sentence for attacking...
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July 30, 2017 - 11:40 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that an appeals court has approved the jail sentences for 10 people charged with attacking Saudi diplomatic missions. The Sunday report says that a lawyer associated with the case said the prison sentences for the 10 attackers,...
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