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Police commissioner apologises to court and pays locksmith’s costs after he locked up offender and threw away key

hanging's too good for him‘I realise now that I was acting like an idiotic one man kangaroo court, and would like to apologise to the bench,’ said Commissioner John Jenkins, after he admitted to locking up Vince Hilaire, for a minor offence, and throwing away the key.

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Posted: Sep 20th, 2015
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Texas celebrates traditional values after reaching 500th execution

‘The data shows we are by far the nationwide leader in terms of killing our own citizens, and that’s something every true Texan can be proud of.’

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2013
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Saudi women’s beach volleyball team set to ruin it for everyone

well, the sand does get everywhereThe Saudi Arabia women’s beach volleyball team has refused to wear the official uniform of 12-inch heels, crotchless micro-thongs and nipple-baring bikini tops at the Olympics this summer. Instead they’ll be covered head-to-toe in baggy black burqas which show off absolutely no flesh at all.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2012
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Amnesty calls for ‘fighting chance’ executions

straps are just about undoable‘Nations must promise to use slower and less effective methods of execution in order to give prisoners at least a last chance of escape.’

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2009
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