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Trevor Noah Slams Russia Over Brittney Griner Sentence, 'This Is Bulls***'

TMZ.com Friday, 5 August 2022
Hours after Brittney Griner was sentenced by a Russian judge to 9 years in prison ... Trevor Noah went IN on the foreign country -- dragging Vladimir Putin, while calling Thursday's ruling complete "bulls***." Noah held nothing back on "The Daily…
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News video: Brittney Griner Found Guilty, Sentenced to 9 Years by Russian Court

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Brittney Griner Found Guilty, , Sentenced to 9 Years by Russian Court. Brittney Griner Found Guilty, , Sentenced to 9 Years by Russian Court. The WNBA star was sentenced by the Russian court on Aug. 4. In addition to the nine-year sentence, Griner was fined $16,300. Before her sentencing, Griner...

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Biden to Meet With Families of Russian Detainees Griner and Whelan [Video]

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Biden to Meet With , Families of Russian Detainees , Griner and Whelan. On September 16, President Joe Biden will meet with the families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan at the White House. . CNN reports that this is the first time Biden has met with the families in person. . CNN reports that this is the first time Biden has met with the families in person. . According to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, Biden will meet with Griner's wife and Whelan's sister. According to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, Biden will meet with Griner's wife and Whelan's sister. Jean-Pierre says that Biden hopes to assure the families that the release of their loved ones remains "front of mind" for his administration. One of the things that the president wanted to make clear is, and one of the reasons he's meeting with the families, is that he wanted to let them know that they remain front of mind and that his team is working on this every day, on making sure that Brittney and Paul return home safely, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary, via CNN. In February, Griner was detained after vape cartridges containing cannabis oil were found in her luggage. She was then sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of about $16,400. Paul Whelan has been imprisoned in Russia for over three years after being convicted of espionage charges which he has vehemently denied. Paul Whelan has been imprisoned in Russia for over three years after being convicted of espionage charges which he has vehemently denied. In June of 2020, he was sentenced to 16 years in prison following a trial denounced as unfair. CNN reports that the Biden administration has offered to exchange convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout as part of a trade for Griner and Whelan. CNN reports that the Biden administration has offered to exchange convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout as part of a trade for Griner and Whelan. While I would love to say that the purpose of this meeting is to inform the families that the Russians have accepted our offer and we are bringing their loved ones home, that is not what we're seeing in these negotiations at this time, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary, via CNN. While I would love to say that the purpose of this meeting is to inform the families that the Russians have accepted our offer and we are bringing their loved ones home, that is not what we're seeing in these negotiations at this time, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary, via CNN

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Dennis Rodman Is No Longer Going to Russia to Help Brittney Griner [Video]

Dennis Rodman Is No Longer Going to Russia to Help Brittney Griner

Dennis Rodman Is No Longer Going , to Russia to Help Brittney Griner. Dennis Rodman Is No Longer Going , to Russia to Help Brittney Griner. WNBA star Brittney Griner was recently sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison on drug charges. She was arrested at a Russian airport in February for having cannabis vape cartridges in her luggage. . 'ET' reports that last week, Rodman told NBC News that he "got permission to go to Russia to help that girl.". I know Putin too well, Dennis Rodman, to NBC News. He also said he was "trying to go this week.". On Aug. 22, Ned Price, State Department spokesperson, issued a statement. He would not be traveling on behalf of the U.S. government. We believe that anything other than negotiating further through the established channel is likely to complicate and hinder those release efforts, Ned Price, State Department spokesperson, via statement. 'ET' reports that after that statement was issued, Rodman backpedaled on his decision to make the trip. This isn't the first time Rodman has gotten involved with controversial world leaders. He once called Kim Jong-un a "personal friend" and claimed to have been responsible for the release of American prisoner Kenneth Bae who was being held in North Korea. He once called Kim Jong-un a "personal friend" and claimed to have been responsible for the release of American prisoner Kenneth Bae who was being held in North Korea. The U.S. government is reportedly still in negotiations for a potential prisoner swap to bring Griner home

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US basketball star Brittney Griner appeals nine-year Russian prison sentence [Video]

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Trevor Noah Is , Leaving ‘The Daily Show’. CNN reports that Noah made the announcement via Twitter on Sept. 29. It’s been absolutely amazing. It’s something that I never expected. I found myself thinking throughout the time of everything we’ve gone through. , Trevor Noah, via Twitter Video. The Trump presidency, the pandemic, just the journey, more pandemic and I realize that after the seven years, my time is up, Trevor Noah, via Twitter Video. Noah took over for Jon Stewart as host of 'The Daily Show' in 2015 but hinted that he'd like to return to standup. I spent two years in my apartment, not on the road, and when I got back out there, I realized there’s another part of my life out there that I want to carry on exploring. , Trevor Noah, via Twitter Video. I miss learning other languages. I miss going to other countries and putting on shows, Trevor Noah, via Twitter Video. He then went on to thank his viewers and everyone “who believed in this random comedian nobody knew on this side of the world.”. I’ve loved hosting this show, it’s been one of my greatest challenges and one of my greatest joys. I’ve loved trying to find a way to make people laugh, even when the stories are particularly s***y, even on the worst days. We’ve laughed together, we’ve cried together, Trevor Noah, via Twitter Video. Noah did not reveal when his final show would be

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