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Cuban Demonstrators Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A Cuban man who took part in nationwide protests in July has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, his family and a rights group said Saturday. The sentence was the harshest ever given to demonstrators against the communist government. The verdict against Roberto Perez Fonseca, 38, was handed down …

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Help ISIS, US Students Face the Threat of 20 Years in Prison

A former Chicago student was sentenced Monday for trying to provide beneficial support for the Islamic State group. Thomas Osadzinski, age 22, devised a computer code that helped ISIS evade programs designed to block the group’s propaganda, prosecutors said. The former DePaul University student, born in a Chicago suburb, lived …

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Death toll in prison riots in Ecuador rises to 30

A scuffle between gangs inside a prison in the coastal city of Guayaquil, killed at least 30 inmates and injured 47 others. Ecuador’s National Police shared footage of several weapons and drug packages seized in an attempt to regain control of the prison. Police Commander Fausto Buenano told reporters that …

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