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Source: NBC News

Bail "disrupters" aim to free 160,000 people from U.S. jails

Friday 20:01 GMT

Over the next five years the nonprofit's bail 'disrupters' plan to use a revolving fund to post bail for over 160,000 low-income, pretrial defendants.

Last week, criminal justice reformers backed by $30 million in donations from the wealthy and influential announced the launch of The Bail Project — a bold effort to disrupt the bail system by using charitable dollars to bail people like Marshall out of jail.

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Source: The Guradian

Liverpool’s calamitous defending lets slip three-goal lead at Sevilla

Wednesday 13:37 GMT

Liverpool owed Sevilla for the 2016 Europa League final defeat, their manager had admitted beforehand, but they were transported back to Basel by another second-half collapse, another night to forget for Alberto Moreno and another three-goal fightback.

Pizarro, pouncing from close range after Joaquín Correa’s corner flicked off Ragnar Klavan, sealed the remarkable recovery.

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Source: ABC News

The Note: In defending Moore, Trump misses #MeToo moment

Thursday 10:53 GMT

It's a major moment that has the president of the United States standing with someone facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct – and against the word of eight separate women who alleged inappropriate contact – because Trump says Roy Moore didn't do anything wrong.

The deluge of accusers and accusations, of powerful men being exposed and humbled, gave Trump the room he craved to stand by his endorsement of Moore who, according to a Washington Post report, allegedly made sexual advances on a 14-year-old in the late 1970s.


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