- 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.
- India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts Updated: Jul-30-15 11:11 am
NEW DELHI - Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the country's worst terrorist attack.
- Myanmar pardons China loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners Updated: Jul-30-15 6:56 am
YANGON, Myanmar - More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that included nearly 7,000 prisoners.