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Trump goes on clemency spree – and the list is long (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting what he called a “ridiculous” 14-year prison sentence for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former New York Police Department commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list ...

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Delaware judge refuses to delay Jan. 20 execution

WILMINGTON, Del. — A judge on Wednesday refused to delay this month’s execution of a convicted killer whose attorneys are looking to commute his sentence, arguing the courts have never properly considered the abuse the man suffered as a child ...

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