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2 years 9 months ago

Iran frees actress, waives lashing sentence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Amnesty International says an Iranian appeals court has overturned the lashing sentence against an actress who appeared in a film critical of the Islamic republic's hard-line policies. Amnesty's website says Marzieh Vafamehr was released from prison earlier this week after her sentence of one...

4 years 10 months ago

Appeals court upholds dismissal of vaccine suit

A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the military can be required to be vaccinated against anthrax. The U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court's decision dismissing a case brought by eight service members who challenged the Food and Drug Administration's determination that the vaccine...

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