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Trump faces 'corporate death penalty' after fraud ruling

After a Manhattan judge ruled that Donald Trump committed fraud at the Trump Organization, experts …

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A Republican House member spoke in support of a Ugandan law that doles out a death penalty for 'aggravated homosexuality'

Rep. Tim Walberg traveled to Uganda to voice his support for the country's law that sentences peopl…

Madison Hall   


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These haunting photos show how the death penalty has evolved in America

A group of newsmen looking at the chair in which Gary Gilmore sat when facing the firing squad on J…

Katie Balevic   


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Florida teen's death in cement mixer was his employer's fault, investigators say

A 19-year-old died in March 2023 after a cement mixer he was cleaning powered on.

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Idaho murders: State seeks the death penalty against Bryan Kohberger

Idaho murders suspect Bryan Kohberger could face the death penalty at trial. The state sought capit…

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South Carolina becomes the latest GOP-led state with a bill to make the death penalty a punishment for abortion

The bill, which is still in the legislature, aims to define a fetus as a living person and equate t…

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Ron DeSantis styles himself a culture warrior for God. But his push to expand the death penalty is 'deeply concerning' to the Catholic Church.

The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops told Insider that the proposals to make it easier to imp…

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A spate of swatting incidents has plagued Republican politicians this holiday season. Lawmakers want stronger penalties.

This holiday season, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, and multiple Georgia l…

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A man was given the death penalty after footage of him being roasted in jail by Comedy Central's Jeff Ross was used in his sentencing

Lawyers for a Texas death-row inmate say Comedy Central roast footage of him and Ross was improperl…

Mia Jankowicz   


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These are the reasons the Parkland shooter's life may have been spared during his death penalty trial

The jury's recommendation may represent a growing apprehension toward the use of capital punishment.

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The US is almost out of options to make Russia pay for Navalny's death

President Joe Biden said in 2021 that Russia would suffer "devastating" consequences if Navalny die…

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A Vietnamese real-estate exec embezzled so much money it equalled 3% of the country's GDP. Her punishment is death.

In Vietnam's largest-ever fraud trial, a tycoon was sentenced to death. Prosecutors said she embezz…

Joshua Zitser   


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Russia frees 2 Americans who were captured while fighting for Ukraine and threatened with the death penalty

Family members told CNN that the two military veterans were released Wednesday as part of a Ukraine…

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An infamous Stalin-era military unit called SMERSH is being re-created by Putin as he steps up his search for spies: UK intel

The infamous counterintelligence unit was formed by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to counter Nazi su…

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Ron DeSantis said it's a 'miscarriage of justice' that the Parkland shooter got a life sentence instead of the death penalty

"I just don't think anything else is appropriate except a capital sentence in this case," DeSantis …

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Families of Parkland massacre victims rip jury for rejecting death penalty: 'You set a precedent for the next mass killing'

"This animal deserves to die, he hunted all these people," Michael Schulman, the father of victim S…

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DGCA fines Air India ₹30 lakh after elderly passenger's death at Mumbai airport

Aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a penalty of Rs 30 lakh …

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South Carolina has finished renovating a correctional facility and says death row inmates now have the option of being executed by firing squad

The electric chair is the state's main form of execution and will still be an available option, sho…

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Saudi Arabia executes a record 81 people in a single day

The 81 men killed committed a range of "multiple heinous crimes," said Saudi Arabia, and included "…

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