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Aung San Suu Kyi given 4 years in prison

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to another four years in prison on Monday, the second round of verdicts against the Nobel prize winner.

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Opinion: What Jussie Smollett's guilty verdicts tell us

It's hard for me to think of Jussie Smollett without thinking of Amy Cooper. They each did something horrifically stupid and dangerous, echoing the worst of this country's racial history for their own selfish reasons.

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Opinion: It shouldn't have taken all this to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers

Watching Judge Timothy Walmsley on Wednesday read the verdicts declaring Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 reminded me of how I felt the day openly bigoted Donald Trump was finally declared the loser of the 2020 presidential election. I exhaled while wondering how in the world we were still having to deal with such things in 21st century America and scared as hell that months or years from now I'd look back to what is good news today only to discover it was just a temporary reprieve from an ongoing backlash to racial progress.

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Opinion: Jurors saw through the preposterous defense by Ahmaud Arbery's killers

As Americans digest the guilty verdicts in the case of the three men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, we can look to the powerful video evidence and the stellar work of prosecutor Linda Dunikoski and her team in managing that evidence as significant factors in an outcome 180 degrees different from the verdict in George Zimmerman's killing of Trayvon Martin.

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Watch as judge reads guilty verdicts in court

A jury has found Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020.

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Opinion: Is this the dawn of a vigilante era?

Verdicts in criminal courts should make communities safer and our streets less dangerous. But the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager accused of killing two people and shooting another during a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020 will almost certainly do the reverse.

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Saudi court sentences suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia has issued "final verdicts" against eight suspects in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October 2018 -- sentencing five of the defendants to 20 years in prison -- the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has reported, citing a public prosecutor spokesman.

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Supreme Court adds to its public debate over precedent ahead of major rulings

For seven long months, the Supreme Court mulled a case concerning non-unanimous jury verdicts in state courts, but when the justices finally issued a fractured and fiery set of opinions on Monday, the outcome said as much about the current temperature of the court as it did about the final disposition of the case.

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