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Op-Ed: No leniency for Marine A convicted of killing injured insurgent?

London - The trial of a British military marine accused of killing an injured insurgent ended late last week. The man was found guilty and is awaiting sentence. Two other soldiers in the Dock were found not guilty. Should this man be shown leniency?

South Africa: Johannes Kana gets life for rape and murder

Cape Town - 21-year-old Johannes Kana has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for the brutal rape and murder of 17-year-old Anene Booysen.

Chinese court allows Bo Xilai to appeal life sentence

Jinan - A Chinese court has agreed to consider an appeal by former Chongqing party leader, a one time rising star in China's political world, Bo Xilai.

Chinese politician Bo Xilai gets life sentence

Jinan - Chinese politician Bo Xilai was sentenced to life in prison Sunday on charges of corruption, putting an end to the career one of China's most up-and-coming politicians and a finale to a major scandal that rocked the country.

Op-Ed: Severed penis trial results in sentence being handed down

Garden Grove - Isn't it bad enough she cut her ex-husband's penis off? Did she really have to toss it in the garbage disposal too? Sentencing for her crime was today.

Supremacist gets 26 to life for bloody murder of child molester

Sacramento - A white supremacist who killed a convicted child molester by repeatedly hitting him in the head with a brick was sentenced in a California courtroom Friday morning to 26 years to life in prison.

Brit Mick Philpott sentenced to life for killing 6 of his 17 kids

Derby - Mick Philpott, was sentenced to life in jail today at Nottingham Crown Court for killing six of his children in a house fire in Derby, England. Philpott will serve a minimum of 15 years in prison.

Polygamist Warren Jeffs sentenced to life

San Angelo - After deliberating for less than one hour, jurors have sentenced Warren Jeffs, 55, to life in prison Tuesday. The polygamist sect leader was found guilty last week of having sex with underage girls.

13-year-old is youngest in the world to face life without parole

Pittsburgh - Jordan Brown, a 13-year-old Pennsylvania resident, allegedly shot and killed a pregnant woman when he was 11, and is the world's youngest person to face life in prison without parole.

Faisal Shahzad sentenced to life for Times Square would-be bomber

On Tuesday accused terrorist Faisal Shahzad was sentenced to life in prison for an attempt to detonate a bomb May 1 in Times Square.

3rd strike by sex molester of young girls gets him life sentence

A California judge, so repulsed by evidence found in the case of a sex molester obsessed with babies and very young children, sentenced him to life in prison using the state’s Three Strikes law.

New York Couple Receives Life for Sex Crimes Against Children

Syracuse - A Watertown couple were sentenced to life in prison yesterday for their roles in transporting children across state lines in order to have sex with them two years ago. The children's ages at that time were 13, 8, 5, and 3 years old.

Washington man faces life in prison under 'Three Strikes Law'

A 23-year-old man from Olympia, Washington has been sentenced to life in prison under Washington's "Three Strikes Law." The law requires judges to sentence criminals to life in prison if they are convicted three times for serious offenses.

Follow-up: Samantha Orobator Sentenced To Life In Laos

Samantha Orobator, the Briton who got pregnant while in a Laos prison avoided the death penalty on Wednesday when the court sentenced her to life in prison for heroin trafficking.

Patrick Kelly of Texas Gets Life Sentence For Child Sex Ring In Swinger's Club

41-year-old Patrick Kelly of Tyler, Texas has been given a life sentence for his part of grooming children as young as five to perform in sex shows at a small-town swingers club. Kelly was also fined $10,000.

Man Agrees To Guilty Plea For A Food Break

Tremayne Durham, 33, has spared the Oregon legal system the expense of a trial with an unusual plea agreement. He plead guilty in exchange for a change of pace food wise.

Life sentence given to "Cold-blooded” killer

Edmonton's “Cold-blooded” killer Richard Gordon was handed a life sentence with no chance of parole for 17 years Tuesday, but at least he has the prayers of his victim’s father.

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In October 2010  Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al Saud was sentenced for life in UK due to killing his m...
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