UAE Pardons, Releases British Academic Convicted of Spying

The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it pardoned and released a British academic sentenced to life in prison on charges of spying in the Gulf Arab country, after showing videos of him purportedly acknowledging that he worked for MI6, the overseas arm of British intelligence.

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Special Prosecutor Appointed to Defend Arpaio Case Ruling

A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record from his conviction for disobeying a 2011 court order to halt traffic patrols targeting immigrants.

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