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Putin Issues Pardon For Woman Sentenced To Seven Years in Penal Colony Over Text Messaging

On Tuesday, Russian Prresident Vladimir Putin officially pardoned a 46-year old woman who was originally sentenced to serve seven years in a penal colony over a text sent to a friend in Georgia about movement of military equipment, according to Reuters. The order will take effect in five days for Oksana Sevastidi to be relieved from completing her sentence over ...

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Freight Train Hits Charter Bus In Biloxi, 3 Dead

A freight train hit then dragged a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi on Tuesday for more than 300 feet down the tracks before three passengers were left dead, according to The Associated Press. Rescuers had to cut through the bus’s damaged frame in order to remove the remaining passengers who had to wait over an hour after the accident. The ...

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Black Americans More Likely To Be Wrongfully Convicted, Study Finds

A new study found that African-Americans are far more likely to be wrongfully convicted of serious crimes more so than whites after a 2,000 case review that crossed over three decades, according to Al Jazeera. The 1,900 defendants convicted and later exonerated were 47 percent African-Americans, at three times their representation in the general population according to the National Registry ...

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Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

Borut Pahor, who is known as “Barbie” and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia’s other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across. He started releasing his photos on Instagram, including one of him riding on a garbage truck in red overalls, ahead of the 2012 presidential election, which he surprisingly ...

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WikiLeaks Releases Thousands Of CIA Cyber Intelligence Files

WikiLeaks released more than 8,700 documents Tuesday ostensibly from the Central Intelligence Agency, reported the Associated Press. WikiLeaks claimed the information was from “an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virginia.” It was unclear how WikiLeaks acquired the documents but if legitimized they can further damage the public’s trust in cyber security for ...

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George Michael Died Of Natural Causes According To Coroner

A coroner’s report Monday revealed award-winning singer George Michael died of natural causes, with the coroner’s report saying the 53-year-old singer had suffered from heart and liver conditions, CNN reported. “Inquiries into the death of George Michael have been concluded and the final post mortem report received. As there is a confirmed natural cause of death, being dilated cardiomyopathy with ...

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