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Stories with subject: Pardons and commutations
  • Missouri governor commutes sentence for condemned man story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 7:19 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant consideration" of the circumstances but without explaining further.

  • A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial story has photos
    Updated: Sep-24-15 2:00 am

    CAIRO - Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:

  • 2 Al-Jazeera journalists pardoned, released in Egypt story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 7:19 pm

    CAIRO - President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pardoned and released two Al-Jazeera English journalists Wednesday, ending a case that was widely condemned by human rights groups and had raised questions about Egypt's commitment to democracy and free speech.

  • Oklahoma parole board to rethink commutation policy 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 10:50 am

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has withdrawn new eligibility requirements for inmates applying for a shorter sentence.