Obama shortens sentence of drug convict from Aberdeen

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Though this wouldn’t be the first time President Obama commuted a wave of prison sentences. Her sentence will now expire in December 2016. 67 of those given clemency on Wednesday were serving life sentences for nonviolent drug crimes or firearms charges in relation to their “drug activities”, reports the Associated Press.Singh had been in prison since 2006 for distribution of meth and being a felon in possession of a gun. Included in that number are two men from Youngstown and one from Warren who are now scheduled to be released on December 1. Olympics men’s road cycling results: Greg Van Avermaet wins gold
Riders must sign in before races, but Froome had forgotten until BBC reporter Natalie Pirks shouted over the barrier. The peloton, under Spain’s direction, had been reduced to a swift 40 riders out of an initial start list of 144. Sixty seven individuals who were commuted were serving life sentences – nearly half for nonviolent drug crimes. According to the White House, this is more than the past nine presidents combined.- Darnell Crookshank of West Covina, who was sentenced in 1996 to life in prison for drug conspiracy and manufacturing.”Our work is far from finished”, Neil Eggleston, the White House counsel, said about the commutations. And in most cases, they’re serving sentences that are much harsher than they would be under today’s drug laws. Foiled Coup Has Cost Turkey £76bn – Minister
He said Turkey had previously also handed Germany a list of over 4,000 wanted militants without having any response. On Tuesday, the Turkish Football federation said it had sacked 94 people, including a number of referees. Michael Goldsby of Cleveland, serving time for possession with intent to distribute 5.88 grams of cocaine base. It is part of a larger effort by President Obama and the Department of Justice to reverse years of imprisoning people for even minor offenses in the name of cracking down on crime.The president has used his constitutional clemency power to reduce the sentences of 562 people since he has been in office, according to the White House.President Barack Obama is led on a tour by correctional officer Ronald Warlick during a visit to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. Prison sentence commuted to expire on August 3, 2017. Glass was originally sentenced to 240 months imprisonment; 10 years supervised release. He called on Congress to finally pass a criminal justice overhaul to bring about “lasting change to the federal system”. Many players to watch outside US in Olympic men’s basketball
Veteran guard Krunoslav Simon is hoping they can reach the medal round but they still need to focus first on Spain. The two European powerhouse teams will collide on Sunday at Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro. Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates said in a statement that the administration is not yet done and expects that “many more men and women will be given a second chance through the Clemency Initiative”.

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