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    The upholding of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone into a Mississippi county jail cell is being slammed as a brutal example of racial injustice

    The upholding of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone into a Mississippi county jail cell is being slammed as a brutal example of racial injustice


    One of the Supreme Court justices who heard the case says the prosecutor and trial judge could have avoided punishing the man entirely - but, while the sentence is harsh - it is legal.

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     Today's News

    Politics:
    Telstra to buy Pacific arm of telecommunications giant Digicel with Canberra's support amid China's rising influence 14:24

    Health & Safety:
    Waikato residents are being urged to take advantage of the holiday break to get vaccinated 14:14

    Business:
    Only time will tell if plant-based milk is here to stay for good 14:14

    Law and Order:
    Police are seeking help to find out how a Hamilton father died nearly two years ago 14:04

    Rugby League:
    The South Sydney Rabbitohs have handed Keaon Kolomatangi a contract extension, keeping the 23-year-old at the club until at least the end of 2024 13:14

    Education:
    Not all parents are keen for their children to do exams in person 12:24

    Golf:
    Kiwi golfer Amelia Garvey has fallen short of a place in the final round of qualifying for the LPGA tour 12:24

    Health & Safety:
    The latest Covid-19 case numbers are about to be released 12:14

    International:
    James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on Friends dies of prostate cancer aged 59 12:04

    Business:
    Classic whole-milk is still dominating the New Zealand market 11:54


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