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California Poised To Spend $500 For County Jail Construction

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A California board with $500 million available to award the construction of county jails is set on Wednesday to begin a two-month process under which counties can apply for the money. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has before ...

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Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Former Egyptian President Morsi

Cairo, Egypt – The former president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, was finally sentenced by an Egyptian court to a 20 year prison term. Morsi was thrown out of office by a revolution, led by angered protestors. He was finally linked ...

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Why Do Guys Sag Their Pants? — ‘The Why’

why do guys sag their pants

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why do guys sag their pants?” you ask?  Good question. (Better question would be: “Why don’t gals sag their pants?” Seriously, need we say more?) First, for those who don’t get out ...

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Ex-NFL Star Hernandez Convicted Of Murder, Sentenced To Life

Aaron Hernandez / Photo : Twitter

Former New England Patriots Football Star, Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout ...

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Boycott, Expose and Sanction Corporations That Feed Off Prisons

Mass incarceration has turned into a huge revenue stream for corporations as the for-profit prison industry is worth about $70 billion. Attempts to reform the industry are useless at a political level. So how can we fix it?

All attempts to reform mass incarceration through the traditional mechanisms of electoral politics, the courts and state and federal legislatures are useless. Corporations, which have turned mass incarceration into a huge revenue stream and which have unchecked political and economic ...

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Soccer Player Agrees To Plea Deal In Punching Death

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A recreational soccer player charged in a one-punch death of a referee during a game has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors in which he will serve 8 to 15 years in prison, a defense lawyer said Friday. Cyril ...

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$130 Million To Renovate NYC Jails For Mentally Ill

Rikers Island Prison/ Flickr

The New York City mayor wants to spend $130 million over four years to overhaul how the nation’s most populous city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects, diverting many to treatment instead of the city’s troubled Rikers Island jail ...

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