Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.
A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.
Overthrown Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed after six years in detention under heavy guard, his lawyer has said.
The Norwegian state is trying to overturn a ruling that it has violated his human rights by keeping him in isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.
Mass murderer Charles Manson is reportedly seriously ill in hospital.