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Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in prison

It is being reported on August 25, 2015 that a Ukrainian filmmaker, Oleg Sentsov, who was opposed Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.  “The 39-year-old Crimean native was tried along with Crimean activist Alexander Kolchenko, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison.”

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Two men in France sentenced for threatening a ‘Charlie Hebdo 2’ attack on train

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August 25, 2015 – Just two days after a terrorist attack on a Paris bound train which was heroically thwarted by young Americans, another group of passengers were terrorized.  Two young men, 22 and 23, aboard a train headed to Mantes-la-Jolie, told passengers that they had a bomb and would blow everyone up.

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Defense for Boston Marathon murderer wants to look at jurors social media accounts

August 24, 2015: Judge O’Toole has denied requests by the lawyers for Boston bomber, DzhokharTsarnaev,  for the names of the jurors who sentenced him to death three months ago.  The Boston Globe also requested the identities of the jury.

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Guman shoots 3 people with AK-47 on Paris bound train

An unidentified 26-year-old Moroccan man shot three people, American, British and French nationals on a Paris bound train.  The gunman was subdued by off-duty U.S. soldiers.  The high-speed train originated in Amsterdam and was en route to Paris. Continue reading →

Survivor of Charlie Hebdo attack sues French TV

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Le Parisien reported on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 that a man who escaped death when Islamic terrorists broke into his workplace, is now suing French media stations.

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Boston marathon murderer demands new trial

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Lawyers for Boston Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said in court on Monday, August 17, 2015 that “he deserves a new trial in a different location where jurors will be impartial.”  The bomber’s defense claims that there was so much support for the victims of the Boston marathon bombing that, in the defense’s opinion, it denied him a fair trial.

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