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Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day

Saudi Arabia has executed 81 people convicted of a variety of crimes, including killings and belonging to militant groups, in the largest mass execution...

Smallville actress begins three-year jail term in sex slaves cult case

TV actress Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cult-like group NXIVM, has surrendered to a California prison to serve her sentence...

Court orders shorter sentence for ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

A federal appeals court has ruled that “Tiger King” Joe Exotic should get a shorter prison sentence for his role in a murder-for-hire plot...

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma handed prison term

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a...

China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms

A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists who sought to flee Hong Kong by speedboat to between seven months and three years...

Violence in UK prisons continues to soar as self-harming hits new high

Attacks on prison staff in the UK rose 15% in a year, while self-harm incidents in jails reached a new record level, official figures...

Dozens of inmates found dead at Brazil prisons

Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state on Monday, authorities reported. The deaths came a day...

Carles Puigdemont brings books to German prison where he was detained

The former president of Spain’s Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to...

California governor Newsom to halt death row executions

The 737 inmates on the largest death row in the United States are getting a reprieve from the California governor, who plans to sign...

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been found dead in his prison cell, Massachusetts officials say. An official with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said...

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