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Jailhouse shock – Taiwan prison aims to jump-start island's solar power dream

PINGTUNG, Taiwan: On Pingtung jail’s sunlit roof, prisoner no. 24 has a view of a brighter future. Ex-cop Chen, serving time for bribery, is learning how to install solar panels in a program that’s part of Taiwan’s shimmering vision of a future without nuclear power. The 48-year-old is working on a project that has seen… Read More »

Former Fox News commentator sentenced to prison for faking CIA ties

WASHINGTON – A man who has appeared on Fox News as a guest “terrorism analyst” was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Friday on charges that he fraudulently claimed to have been a CIA agent for decades, U.S. prosecutors said. Wayne Simmons, 62, of Annapolis, Maryland, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Alexandria,… Read More »