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Brittney Griner appears in Moscow court for detention hearing

MOSCOW (AP) — WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared in a Moscow court on Friday for a hearing on extending her detention.

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was arrested at Moscow airport after vape cartridges containing cannabis-derived oil were allegedly found in her luggage, which could carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. prison.

The Biden administration says Griner, 31, is being wrongfully detained. The WNBA and US officials worked on his release, with no visible progress.

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