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Drug Offense No Longer Considered Violent Crime

Drug Offense No Longer Considered Violent Crime

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It’s easier for felons to regain their voting rights. Governor McAuliffe is reducing the waiting period for violent felons to apply for reinstatement from five years to three years. Also, drug offenses will be considered non-violent. A list of violent crimes that would affect voting rights will be published later. The changes build on former governor McDonnell’s effort to streamline the process.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.