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  • Putin's 'Peter the Great' moment & Angela Merkel breaks her silence

    06/13/2022 12:53:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Two foreign fighters for Ukraine captured, sentenced to death.
  • Conservative Leader O’Toole Warns Canadians Not Safe in China After Court Upholds Death Sentence in Drug Smuggling Case

    08/10/2021 10:21:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    OTTAWA—Federal Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole accused Beijing of using the death penalty for political purposes on Tuesday after a Chinese court upheld the sentence of a Canadian sentenced to death in a drug case.O’Toole also reopened the door to a Canadian boycott of next year’s Winter Olympics in China, warning the Chinese government’s recent actions show Canadians are not safe in the country.“I know how hard our athletes are training for Beijing,” the Conservative leader said during a news conference in Oakville, Ont. “But we are approaching a point where it won’t be safe for Canadians, including Olympic athletes, to...
  • There's Another Area Where Biden is Failing His Faith, and His Party

    06/20/2021 8:40:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | June 20, 2021 | Rebecca Downs
    For how "devout" President Joe Biden supposedly is in his Catholic faith, there's another area where he could do better in living up to it. In this case it's his lack of action on preventing the death penalty from being carried out. Unlike his pro-abortion stance, though, Biden is angering members of his own party. Robert Dunham, the executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, spoke to the Washington Examiner, saying that Biden's failure to act on the death penalty is "frustrating" to liberal Democrats. Such inaction on the death penalty is not merely hypothetical. As Spencer reported, Biden's...
  • VIDEO: Knife-Wielding Sex-Offender Attempts To Kidnap 11-Year-Old Florida Girl At Bus Stop – It Didn’t Go Well For The Attacker

    05/19/2021 6:24:30 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 52 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 05.19.2021 | Mark Van der Veen
    A man was arrested Tuesday after he attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl at a bus stop in Escambia County, according to the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Chip Simmons said Jared Stanga, 30, faces charges of attempted kidnapping and aggravated assault with a knife. Simmons said Stanga has a criminal history, including sexual offenses with a child. Below is the moment where the 11-year-old Florida girl fought off a knife-wielding pedophile who had leaped from his van to try to abduct her. Surveillance footage captures the suspect pull up in a white Dodge Journey beside a bus stop on Old Corry...
  • China Sentences Former Bank Chief to Death in Rare Move

    01/05/2021 9:39:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/05/2021 | Alexandra Stevenson
    A former chief of a big Chinese state lender was sentenced to death on Tuesday for bribery, corruption and bigamy, in a rare and dramatic example of Beijing’s use of capital punishment for economic crimes. Lai Xiaomin, the former chairman of Huarong Asset Management, was found guilty by a court in the coastal city of Tianjin of receiving some $277 million in bribes between 2008 and 2018. The government will confiscate his personal assets, it said. Mr. Lai was “lawless and extremely greedy,” the Secondary Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin said Tuesday in a statement, which added that his actions...
  • Former Head of China’s Largest Financial Asset Management Company Sentenced to Death

    01/05/2021 10:04:06 AM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies ^ | January 5, 2021 Updated: January 5, 2021 | By Gabriel Crossley, Stella Qiu, and Cheng Leng & Staff
    BEIJING—The former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co. has been sentenced to death, a court in the northern city of Tianjin said on Jan. 5, in one of the country’s highest-profile corruption cases. Lai Xiaomin was convicted of receiving or seeking bribes totaling 1.788 billion yuan ($276.72 million) from 2008 to 2018, when he was also a senior banking regulator, according to the Secondary Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin. Lai, who was expelled from the ruling Communist Party in 2018, was also convicted on a charge of bigamy. Chinese authorities alleged that Lai extorted bribes, colluded with others to...
  • Fire bomb hits Iranian court where wrestler was sentenced to death

    09/29/2020 12:09:36 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 3 replies
    jpost ^ | 9/29/20 | Benjamin Weinthal
    In apparent retaliation for the execution of the reportedly innocent Iranian champion wrestler Navid Afkari, assailants on Sunday fire bombed the entrance of the revolutionary court in the city of Shiraz that sentenced him to death. Video footage of the reported explosion was posted on social media on Sunday. The Iranian regime-controlled news outlet IRNA confirmed the attack on Sunday. “According to a report received by IRNA on Monday, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Shiraz announced the firing of incendiary materials in front of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Shiraz. The complex is in good health and...
  • Canada-China Committee Reconvenes as Fourth Canadian Citizen Sentenced to Death in China

    08/08/2020 8:43:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/08/2020 | Justina Wheale
    The recently formed Special Committee on Canada-China Relations convened this week for the first time since COVID-19 put Canada on lockdown, just as a fourth Canadian citizen was sentenced to death in China. Escalating tensions between the two countries and how the Canadian government has handled them was the subject of a hearing at the committee on Aug.6. Earlier that day, China sentenced Canadian citizen Xu Weihong to death on drug charges. Ye Jianhui was sentenced on Aug. 7—the fourth Canadian to be given the death penalty on drug charges in China since Canada detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in...
  • Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes’ Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

    04/27/2020 1:48:07 PM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/27/2020 | Joel B. Pollak
    Cuomo has come under increasing criticism for a March 25 directive requiring nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients. The directive read, in part (original emphasis): “No resident shall be denied re-admission or admission to the NH [nursing home] solely based on a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of COVID-19. NHs are prohibited from requiring a hospitalized resident who is determined medically stable to be tested for COVID-19 prior to admission or readmission.” The policy is being scrutinized more closely as some 25% of the state’s fatalities from coronavirus have occurred in nursing homes. Critics argue that the state should not have...
  • Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran

    03/12/2020 11:01:41 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 9 replies ^ | 3/12/20 | President Donald J Trump
    On March 15, 1995, by Executive Order 12957, the President declared a national emergency with respect to Iran to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of the Government of Iran.  On May 6, 1995, the President issued Executive Order 12959, imposing more comprehensive sanctions on Iran to further respond to this threat.  On August 19, 1997, the President issued Executive Order 13059, consolidating and clarifying those previous orders.  The President took additional steps pursuant to this national emergency in Executive Order 13553...
  • Police: 6-Year-Old Dies After Father Rapes Him with Stick While Camping

    02/29/2020 7:03:01 PM PST · by blueyon · 80 replies
    breitbart ^ | Feb 28,20 | Nate Church
    Maurice ‘Isaiah’ Torres died of septic shock in an Arkansas hospital after his father violated him with a stick for eating a piece of cake. Mauricio Alejandro Torres was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in 2016, but it was overturned due to a technicality. State law dictates that capital murder offences that carry the death penalty must be tried in the same state as where they are being prosecuted. And while Isaiah died in his home state of Arkansas, the assault that killed him happened in Missouri. The disturbing details of his short life and protracted death...
  • Pervez Musharraf, former president of Pakistan, sentenced to death for treason

    12/17/2019 3:46:53 AM PST · by nuconvert · 51 replies
    Fox ^ | Dec. 17, 2019
    Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former president who has been living outside the country, was sentenced to death in absentia Tuesday on charges of high treason stemming from his decision to suspend the constitution and detain judges in 2007.
  • With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official

    08/19/2012 11:37:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 20, 2012 | Jeremy Page
    Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Communist Party official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence on Monday for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood in the southwestern city of Chongqing last year, according to observers in the courtroom. They said the Intermediate People's Court in the eastern city of Hefei gave Ms. Gu a death sentence with a two-year reprieve—a penalty that had been widely expected and is normally commuted to a life sentence in prison after two years of good behavior. Zhang Xiaojun, a Bo family aide, was also found guilty but given...
  • Fake News: Media Still Paints Judge Who Ordered Terri Schiavo’s Death as the Victim

    07/10/2019 6:16:24 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | July 9, 2019 | Bobby Schindler
    Long before President Donald Trump exposed media corruption by popularizing the term “fake news,” my family was subjected to a battle of deceptive reporting about my sister, Terri Schiavo. One-sided “journalism” continues today, as demonstrated by a recent Tampa Bay Times article titled, “Inside the Terri Schiavo case: Pinellas judge who decided her fate opens up,” by Leonora LaPeter Anton. Ms. Anton writes about Judge George Greer of Pinellas County Florida Circuit Court, who ruled that Terri’s estranged husband and legal guardian, Michael Schiavo, could remove her food and water (via feeding tube). Greer’s decision was enforced on March 18,...
  • Danielle van Dam case: California Supreme Court upholds David Westerfield death sentence

    02/04/2019 1:39:09 PM PST · by onyx · 87 replies
    ABC/10 NEWS SAN DIEGO ^ | 11:42 AM, Feb 04, 2019 | Jermaine Ong
    (KGTV) - The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the conviction and death sentence for David Westerfield, the man found guilty of killing 7-year-old Danielle van Dam in 2002. Young Danielle was reported missing from her Sabre Springs home on Feb. 2, 2002, and her disappearance led to a search that spanned all of San Diego County. Investigators gathered enough evidence to arrest Westerfield, a neighbor of Danielle and her family, for her disappearance and death on Feb. 22. Five days later, Danielle’s badly decomposed body was found along Dehesa Road in Harbison Canyon. In August 2002, Westerfield was found guilty...
  • Egypt sentences 75 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death

    07/28/2018 11:39:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/7/18
    A court in Egypt sentenced 75 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death for their involvement in a protest against the military coup in 2013. The sentencing of 660 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood will be announced...
  • Portable toilets converted into homes for homeless (CA)

    04/08/2017 2:49:52 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 107 replies
    KBZK News ^ | Apr 08, 2017 6:19 AM PDT By CBS News
    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles man says he’s found a solution to the city’s housing crisis in the most unlikeliest of places. T.K. Devine wants to help solve L.A.’s homeless problem with portable toilets. “Folks who are living it rough and living on the streets and are trying to make a better life for themselves, they need consistency,” Devine told CBS Los Angeles. “They need a good night’s rest.” The 35-year-old founder of Porta-Home is converting portable toilets into portable homes out of a downtown Los Angeles warehouse, including one built for himself....The system rests on a trailer that...
  • Kuwait Hangs 7 Prisoners, Including Royal, in Mass Execution

    01/25/2017 10:51:10 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 7 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan 25, 2017, 7:53 AM ET | By hussain al-qatari
    Kuwait hanged seven prisoners in a mass execution on Wednesday, including a royal family member and a woman convicted of killing 58 women and children when she set fire to a wedding tent — the first death sentences carried out in several years in the oil-rich emirate. Those executed included a Bangladeshi, a Filipina, an Ethiopian, two Kuwaitis and two Egyptians, according to a statement carried on the state-run KUNA news agency. KUNA said that all had been convicted of murder except the Bangladeshi man, who was convicted of rape, kidnapping and theft. Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al...
  • David Gregory (NBC News) - wife Beth Wilkinson (former Clinton Administration attorney)

    07/21/2005 9:58:31 PM PDT · by kcvl · 45 replies · 9,187+ views
    Beth Wilkinson (NBC, David Gregory's wife) is a partner at Latham & Watkins in Washington. A top counter-terrorism official in the Justice Department during the Clinton administration.
  • First Muslim Miss USA Rima Fakih converts to Christianity: ‘Religion doesn’t define me’

    05/07/2016 5:06:12 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 42 replies
    zap2it ^ | May 6, 2016
    Rima Fakih, the 2010 Miss USA who made headlines by becoming the beauty pageant’s first Muslim winner, is converting to Christianity. Fakih, who is from Michigan and is now 30, will marry Maronite Christian music producer Wassim Salibi later this month, according to Christian Today.