Qatar sentences American couple charged with starving daughter to death to 3 years in prison

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Matthew, left, and Grace Huang, an American couple charged with starving to death their 8-year-old adopted daughter, speak to the press outside the a courthouse before their trial in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, March 27, 2014. The couple was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison, leaving the family “confused” and “shocked” according to defense lawyers who say the judge did not specify what they were guilty of. Judge Abdullah El-Emedy ordered the Huangs deported from Qatar after serving their three-year sentence. He also imposed a fine of 15,000 Qatari Rials, which is about $4,100. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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He said the prosecutor's case has "zero evidence" and that it was not clear if the Huangs will be imprisoned pending appeal.

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