- Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments Updated: Aug-30-15 3:36 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador in Cairo on Sunday to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison each for reporting "false news."
- Delaware panel rejects commutation request from 2 killers Updated: Aug-28-15 4:17 am
DOVER, Delaware - The Delaware Board of Pardons has rejected a commutation request from a former death row inmate now serving life in prison for raping and strangling a 92-year-old woman in the home she shared with her invalid husband.
- Roundup of Oklahoma editorials Updated: Aug-25-15 9:05 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
- Party spokesman: Maldives ex-president taken back to prison Updated: Aug-24-15 10:01 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Maldives police have taken former President Mohamed Nasheed back to jail even though his 13-year sentence was commuted to house arrest last month, a party spokesman said Monday.
- Board OKs new rules for sentence commutation applications Updated: Aug-18-15 2:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Revamped eligibility requirements approved by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board likely would allow more nonviolent inmates to apply for sentence commutations.
- Commutation recommended in '93 Benton County killing Updated: Aug-18-15 1:43 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending a life sentence be commuted for a 44-year-old man convicted of murder in northwest Arkansas more than 20 years ago.
- South Korea president pardons business tycoon Updated: Aug-13-15 2:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's President Park Geun-hye on Thursday pardoned a tycoon convicted of embezzlement who heads the country's third-largest business group.
- Branstad denies 3 inmates' requests to change life sentences Updated: Aug-12-15 1:09 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has denied three Iowa inmates' requests to change their life sentences.
- Arkansas governor announces intent to pardon 7 Updated: Aug-04-15 6:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he intends to grant pardons to seven people.