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Oklahoma teen gets probation for raping three boys at group home and trying to assault another

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An Oklahoma teen accused of raping three other boys and attempting to assault a fourth will avoid prison as part of a plea agreement.

Cato James Mashburn pleaded no contest Monday to four counts of first-degree rape and attempted first-degree rape and given lengthy but suspended sentences and place on probation, reported The Ada News.

The 17-year-old, who case was bound over to adult court last year, was sentenced to 25 years on three of the rape charges and 20 years on the fourth, in addition to 22.5 years for attempted rape — but all of those sentences were suspended.

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Mashburn must complete a youthful offender program with sex offender treatment while he remains in custody of juvenile affairs, and then he will be released on two years of supervised probation.

He will then be placed on unsupervised probation for the remainder of the 25-year sentence.

Mashburn, then 16, was arrested last year after a 14-year-old boy accused him in June 2015 of attempting to sexually assault him at the Cypress Group Home.

The victim said Mashburn inappropriately touched him, and the boy ran away fearful that the older teen would punch or knock him out.

Investigators found three other teens who accused Mashburn of raping them at the group home between fall 2014 and June 2015.

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Police responded to dozens of calls at the Cypress Group Home, which closed this summer, since it opened in June 2014.

A 14-year-old girl who lived at the facility was charged in December 2014 with raping another female resident and sentenced in June to a 15-year suspended prison term.

Adriana Wilson, now 17, is currently being held at a juvenile facility, but she will be released, like Mashburn, when she is 18 years old and placed on probation.

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‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms

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On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.

The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.

https://twitter.com/SpaceForceDoD/status/1218335200964464650

However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/PostCultRev/status/1218351691021484032

Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?

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BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women

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The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.

"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.

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Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’

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Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.

It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.

Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.

Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.

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