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WNBA star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russian court


Basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty today to drug charges in a Moscow court. Russian authorities allege they found vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage four months ago. Griner says she unintentionally brought them to Russia. The two-time Olympian faces a possible 10-year prison sentence. Meanwhile in the U.S., calls are growing louder for President Biden to do more to bring Griner home.

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