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Russian Punk Rockers Found Guilty of ”Hooliganism”

August 17, 2012

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(REUTERS) – Three women from the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in jail on Friday for their protest in a church against President Vladimir Putin, an outcome supporters described as the Kremlin leader’s “personal revenge”. The group’s backers burst into chants of “Shame” outside the Moscow courthouse and said the […]

Oregon Man Gets 30 Days in Jail for Collecting Rainwater

July 27, 2012

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(CNS NEWS) – A rural Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reservoirs on his property to collect and use rainwater. Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Ore., says he plans to appeal his conviction in Jackson County (Ore.) Circuit Court on nine misdemeanor […]

One of Five Anarchist Occupy Freaks Pleads Guilty in Ohio Bridge Bomb Plot

July 26, 2012

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(AP NEWS) — One of five men charged with plotting to bomb an Ohio highway bridge pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against his co-defendants. Anthony Hayne, 35, of Cleveland, pleaded to all three counts against him in U.S. District Court. His attorney, Michael O’Shea, said Hayne hopes to get leniency in return for […]