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  1. Con: Terrorists have long known the CIA employed torture after 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    The Senate Intelligence Committee's release of its report on CIA torture is a welcome step toward transparency. The methods used to wage the "war on terror" are of more than a little public interest.

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  2. Beaumont doctor sentenced for health care fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A 75-year-old Beaumont doctor was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Thursday for health care fraud violations.Webb, who owned and operated Beaumont Medical Clinic on U.S. 69, conspired with his office manager from January 2008 to December 2011 to have unlicensed individuals treat patients and then bill health care providers as if Webb had ... (more)

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  3. Former Birmingham youth services director sentenced to federal prison for mortgage fraud...Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Alabama Live

    A former Birmingham youth services director, who pleaded guilty in a mortgage fraud case that also led to theft charges against the former director of the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity, has been sentenced to serve 25 months in a federal prison. Robert Paul Hollman was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Karon O. Bowdre based on a binding plea agreement Hollman has with the U.S. District Attorney's Office.

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  4. California man indicted on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    Armondo Medina Gomez, 29, of North Hollywood, Calif. was stopped in a 2004 Ford on Interstate 70, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom.

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  5. Former Beaumont physician sentenced for health care fraud violationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KYTX-TV News

    BEAUMONT - A 75-year-old Beaumont doctor has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. John Q. A. Webb, Jr., now living in Houston, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2014 to conspiracy to commit health care fraud and was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.

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  6. Indictment: 26 pounds of meth found in ca...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Great Bend Tribune

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. A California man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of transporting approximately 26 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

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  7. Convicted felon sentenced to 481 months in prisonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Columbia Magazine

    Convicted felon sentenced to 481 months in prison Sentence stems from string of Louisville area armed robberies. Prosecution Part of Project Recoil. Defendant receives 481 months in federal prison.

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  8. Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLBRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers and threats from kidnappers, it's hard to see the downside. Just don't expect too much, too soon.

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  9. Wichita Man Pleads Guilty in Armed RobberyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A Wichita man pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing a drug store in east Wichita, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Ryan B. Schmidt, 34, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of commercial robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during the robbery.

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  10. Holden woman gets 18 months for stealing from in-laws to cover gambling lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Holden mother of two was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a half in federal prison for stealing nearly $1 million from her in-laws in an attempt to win back money she gambled away online. Chiao Fang Ku, 46, of Holden, who already pleaded guilty to a charge of wire fraud in U.S. District Court, now faces inevitable deportation back to Taiwan, according to her lawyer.

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  11. Let This Show How CorruptRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

    In United States Federal Court in Mobile, in an article posted today, a man was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. The man, Carlos Albert Garcia, was sentenced to 30 months for being involved in a scheme to smuggle weapons from Mobile Alabama to a Mexican drug cartel.

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  12. Pass Christian surgeon sentenced to federal prison for failing to pay more than $800,000 in taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    A Pass Christian orthopaedic surgeon was sentenced to more than 6 years in federal prison for failing to pay nearly $807,000 in federal taxes. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Timothy Dale Jackson, 50, was sentenced in U.S. District Court Wednesday to 75 months in federal prison, fined $12,500 and ordered to pay back taxes totaling $806,982.90, plus interest.

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  13. Man sentenced in plot to provide weapons to cartelRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A man has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison in a scheme to smuggle military weapons from Mobile to a Mexican drug cartel. AL.com reports Carlos Albert Garcia was sentenced to 30 months Wednesday and may be deported to Mexico after his sentence.

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  14. The Spy Who Stayed in the ClinkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | In From the Cold

    As part of the Obama Administration's "deal" with Cuba, the Castro brothers not only gets normalized diplomatic relations, an American embassy in Havana, and billions in trade to prop up their fading dictatorship, they also get three of their spies back. Under terms announced yesterday, the U.S. will release three Cuban intelligence operatives who were convicted of espionage in 2001 .

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  15. Sherman bank robber sentenced to federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman

    A 47-year-old McKinney man has been sentenced Wednesday to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas. Elijah El-Jihad pleaded guilty on May 29 to bank robbery and was sentenced to 96 months in federal prison.

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  16. Keep politics and judicial fundraising out of courtrooms: Timothy J. McGintyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The judges of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and their bailiffs have steered $100 million of work to the private attorneys of their choice over the past two decades. The only control over this huge expenditure of tax dollars is a rule that limits a judge's "assignment privileges" to two out of every 68 weeks.

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  17. Don Siegelman denied motion for release from prisonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Don Siegelman denied motion for release from prison Judge says former Ala. governor unlikely to prevail in motion for new trial Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1AL0RFd A federal judge Thursday denied former Gov. Don Siegelman release from prison while an appeal of his 2006 conviction on corruption charges goes forward.

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  18. Former school board president sentenced for embeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WXYZ

    Former school board president, Robert Davis, is going to federal prison for embezzling money from the Highland Park School District. Davis pleaded guilty in September to stealing $197,983 in school money and to a tax crime.

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  19. Released from federal prison, black market kidney broker in N.J. sting avoids deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Levy Itzhak Rosenbaum, in court to plead guilty in 2011, was released from the federal correctional facility in Ft. Dix this week and will not face deportation for his role in the brokering of black market kidney transplants.

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  20. Ex-director of Gallup Housing Authority sentenced in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The former executive director of the Gallup Housing Authority has been sentenced to federal prison for defrauding the government of $100,000. Danny Garcia, 39, will spend 20 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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