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January 11, 2019 9:17 PM Florida posthumously pardons 4 black men accused of sensational 1949 rape

In this undated image released by the State Library and Archives of Florida, Lake County Sheriff Willis McCall, far left, and an unidentified man stand next to Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd and Charles Greenlee, from left, in Florida. The three men along with a fourth were charged with rape in 1949. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a Cabinet granted posthumous 121

January 5, 2019 12:57 AM Washington governor to pardon pot crimes, six years after legalization

(Reuters) - Washington state will create a streamlined system to pardon people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession before the drug was legal, under an initiative launched on Friday by Governor Jay Inslee, who is considering a run for U.S. president. Voters in Washington state and Colorado in 2012 made their two states the first in the United 154

November 26, 2018 8:38 AM 'Fantastic news': Britain welcomes UAE pardon for jailed academic

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it was grateful to the United Arab Emirates on Monday after it pardoned a British academic jailed on spying charges. The UAE said it had pardoned Matthew Hedges just minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of Britain’s intelligence agency MI6. Britain has denied he was a spy. “Fantastic 72

November 15, 2018 1:15 PM Amish farmer seeks pardon by Trump for mislabeling products

LEXINGTON, Ky. – An Amish farmer in Kentucky is asking President Donald Trump for a pardon after he was sentenced to six years in federal prison for mislabeling homemade herbal products. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday that 58-year-old Samuel Girod filed his petition with the U.S. Department of Justice pardon attorney. Girod is currently 56

November 7, 2018 2:20 PM Dead Republican brothel owner wins election in Nevada

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican candidate who died last month won his race for the Nevada state legislature late on Tuesday, according to state election officials. Dennis Hof, 72, defeated Democratic candidate and educator Lesia Romanov in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, earning about 68 percent of the vote. County 78

September 15, 2018 8:10 AM Mueller's Trump card: Why Manafort's cooperation with the special counsel matters

“A good man” and “a brave man,” who’s “refused to ‘break,’ ” in the estimation of the President who hired him, just cracked wide open with a pact to tell only the truth to the fullest possible degree and share every scrap of paper he has with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. While Donald Trump tweets, his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort isn’t messing 69

August 27, 2018 8:00 PM President Trump is so eager to pardon Paul Manafort he's reportedly considering hiring a new White House counsel

President Trump is so adamant about possibly pardoning Paul Manafort that he’s mulling hiring a new White House counsel since the current one is strongly opposed to the idea, according to a report Monday. Two people familiar with the matter told Vanity Fair that Trump has been feuding with Donald McGahn over drafting a pardon for Manafort, the President’s 27

August 23, 2018 3:53 AM Trump says he's considering pardon for Manafort: Fox News reporter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would consider pardoning his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted on Tuesday of bank and tax fraud, according to a Fox News reporter who interviewed Trump. Fox News reporter Ainsley Earhardt said Trump told her in an interview on Wednesday that “he would consider” pardoning 86

August 22, 2018 8:10 PM Trump praises Manafort as Republicans warn President against pardoning convicted former campaign chairman

President Trump labeled Paul Manafort “a brave man” on Wednesday, fueling speculation he may pardon the convicted felon who served as his campaign chairman. Trump applauded Manafort in a tweet for not breaking under the “tremendous pressure” from prosecutors and compared him to his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty a day earlier 57

July 9, 2018 11:25 AM Kim Kardashian visits inmates at California women's prison: report

Reality star Kim Kardashian visits with Jared Kushner to reportedly ask for a presidential pardon for a grandmother serving a life sentence for a drug offense. Kim Kardashian reportedly visited a California women’s prison Friday and met with more than a dozen women to learn about their experiences behind bars. Kardashian went to the California Institution 78