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2017-01-17 Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence Washington
C. 2016-09-10 Reagan's would-be assassin, released after 35 years Washington
D. 2016-08-12 Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned
E. 2015-11-19 US set to free Israel spy Jonathan Pollard North Carolina
F. 2015-11-12 Vincent Asaro cleared over 'Goodfellas' heist Brooklyn, New York
G. 2015-10-30 Nearly 6,000 drug inmates to go free USA
7. 2015-09-08 Kim Davis released from jail in dispute over gay marriage Kentucky
I. 2015-07-28 Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US USA

Reagan's would-be assassin, released after 35 years  Washington: John Hinckley Jr, the man who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan, has been released from a psychiatric hospital after 35 years Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned   Wisconsin: A US federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, whose case was examined in Netflix's popular documentary US set to free Israel spy Jonathan Pollard. North Carolina Vincent Asaro cleared over 'Goodfellas' heist. New York Nearly 6,000 drug inmates to go free Cecil the lion: No charges for Walter Palmer. Zimbabwe Kim Davis released from jail in dispute over gay marriage. Kentucky Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US  An American jailed for 30 years for spying for Israel is to be freed in November after the US granted his parole, according to his lawyers 'Angola Three' inmate to be freed after 43 years. Louisiana Cleveland policeman Brelo cleared over shooting deaths. Ohio Alabama death row inmate freed after 30 years Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito
  Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence
  Washington: President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010

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  Rome: Italy's top appeals court has overturned the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher

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  Missouri: A grand jury has decided not to charge a Missouri policeman over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown
 State prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the jury exhaustively examined evidence. Brown's family said they were 'profoundly disappointed'
Sep.2 DNA evidence overturns 30-year convictions. North Carolina Mar.11 US death row man free after 25 years. Louisiana Feb.12 Prisoners in US-Afghan row freed   Kabul: Sixty-five detainees have been released from Afghanistan's Bagram detention centre, local officials say, despite strong protests by the US Jan.27 Pentagon fumes as Afghanistan frees Taliban fighters

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Nov.21 Alabama pardons 'Scottsboro Boys'
Oct.2  Jackson promoters AEG Live cleared Aug.9 DEA agent's alleged killer ordered released in Mexico   Rafael Caro Quintero, wanted in the U.S. for the torture and killing of Enrique Camarena, has been ordered released because of procedural er... Jul.14   Obama urges calm after Florida trial   Washington: US President has called for 'calm reflection' after neighbourhood watchman George Zimmerman was cleared of murdering black teenager Trayvon ... Critics' dismay at Zimmerman verdict   Civil rights groups in the US have expressed dismay after neighbourhood watchman George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering black te... Jul.13 George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder Map of Sanford Florida
  Florida: George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty
 Lawyers for Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force
Apr.5 Italy pardons US colonel in CIA case  Rome: Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has pardoned Joseph Romano convicted in absentia over the rendition of an Egyptian imam in 2003

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Jan.24 Haditha marine 'should serve no time'
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Nov.24 3 American students freed in Egypt
. Cairo Oct.3 Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
   Italy: An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested.    An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Itali...
Aug.23   Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed
  New York: A New York judge has dismissed the sexual assault case against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Jul.1   Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
  New York: A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid

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Nov.17 Terror suspect acquitted of most charges
  New York: Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was acquitted of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges in a landmark civilian trial Mar.8 Haiti frees missionary; leader still held
Jan.1 Iraq 'regrets' US Blackwater move'. Baghdad

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Aug.15 Burma to free Suu Kyi US 'guest'
. Myanmar Jun.12 Uyghurs grateful after release from Gitmo. Bermuda

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Oct.7 Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo
  Guantanamo: A federal judge has ordered the immediate release into the U.S. of 17 Chinese Muslims who have been held for several years in the facility Jun.17 Senior officer cleared in Haditha deaths  A Marine Lt. Col. Jeffrey Chessani became the seventh person cleared of charges related to the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians in Iraq

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Dec.7 UK Guantanamo four to be released
Jun.4 Charges dropped for two detainees   Guantanamo: Military judges dismissed charges against a detainee who chauffeured Osama bin Laden and another who allegedly killed a U.S. soldier

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Jun.2 Troops cleared of wrongdoing   Iraq: A US military investigation: There was no misconduct by US troops over Iraqi civilian deaths in the town of Ishaqi

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Jun.13   Michael Jackson cleared on all counts
  Southern California: A jury deliberated about 32 hours and acquit pop star of the child molestation, conspiracy and alcohol charges Apr.22 U.S. Army clears top brass in Abu Ghraib
. Washington Jan.11 5 Gitmo detainees to be freed. England

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Sep.1  Kobe Bryant rape case collapses Apr.7 Court frees 9/11 suspect   Hamburg: El Motassadeq, the only suspect convicted in the 9/11 attacks, has been released from a jail, pending a retrial Mar.15 Two dozen freed from Guantanamo
Mar.10 UK releases all Gitmo returnees. England

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Dec.11 Court frees 9/11 suspect
. Germany Jul.18 Guantanamo detainees return home. Afghanistan

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