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10th Parent convicted in college admission scandal to a month in jail

For more information, see CNN's Special Report "Scheme and Scandal: Inside the College Admissions Crisis" on Sunday at 9:00 pm. ET. Robert Flaxman, a real estate developer and the tenth parent convicted under the program, has been charged with conspiracy for email fraud and e-mail fraud with honest services. He pleaded guilty in May.

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New York lawmakers vote for closure of Rikers Island Jail Complex: NPR

The Rikers Island prison complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York legislators voted Thursday to close the notorious prison complex. Seth Wenig / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Seth Wenig / AP The Rikers Island prison complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York legislators voted Thursday to close …

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He served 10 days in jail for missing jury duty. Now the judge has cleared his file.

When Deandre Somerville overslept in August and missed the jury's duty, Judge John S. Kastrenakes was unimpressed. He despised Mr. Somerville, took him to court and beat him with a 10-day jail sentence and a one-year probation – Mr. Somerville's first offense. On Friday, Judge Kastrenakes, of the 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida in West Palm Beach, reduced the probationary …

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Australian-British blogger released from Iran jail

Image Rights Jolie King Caption British-Australian Jolie King and Australian Mark Firkin were released from Iranian jail A British-Australian woman and her Australian friend were released from an Iranian jail, according to the Australian government. Jolie King and Mark Firkin were arrested in Tehran earlier this year for allegedly flying a drone without permission. A second British-Australian university lecturer, Kylie …

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