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Arkansas execution drugs intended for surgery, heart issues

Arkansas execution drugs intended for surgery, heart issues

The State had initially planned to execute eight inmates over eleven days just two weeks before its supply of midazolam, a lethal injection drug, is set to expire. Lawyers were already scrambling to r...

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Alabama governor moves up election for Sessions' Senate seat

Alabama governor moves up election for Sessions' Senate seat

Kay Ivey (R) came just a week after she took office following the scandal-driven resignation of Gov. Robert Bentley , who appointed odd, then-Alabama's attorney general, to fill Sessions' Senate seat...

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Trump downplays demands for personal tax details

Trump downplays demands for personal tax details

The election is over!" "Grab him by his taxes", protestors reportedly chanted in New York City. The demonstrations were timed to coincide with "Tax Day", April 15, which is traditionally the dea...

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Boy wounded in San Bernardino school shooting released from hospital

San Bernardino County fire spokesman Eric Sherwin says the shooting happened Monday morning at the North Park School in San Bernardino . Some six weeks earlier, 53-year-old Cedric Anderson was a n...

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Arkansas races against the clock to begin executions

After the Arkansas Supreme Court stayed the execution of two inmates, the state's attorney general asked the US Supreme Court to overturn the ruling so the execution of one could proceed. Earlier Mo...

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Bernie Sanders explains opposition to Syria strike

The tour will take them from ME to eight other states, including Florida, Arizona, Montana and Nevada. The Vermont senator and National Committee Chairman Tom Perez will appear together on Monday ...

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Easter egg hunts, holiday events — Focus on

Easter egg hunts, holiday events — Focus on

Besides that there was an egg dipper and several small tissue sheets of Easter decals. In fact all of these symbols were adopted and incorporated into the celebration of Easter simply because of t...

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Kelly says critical lawmakers should changes laws or shut up

Kelly says critical lawmakers should changes laws or shut up

Kelly told host Todd. The solution, said Kelly, won't come from arrests over drug use. "If lawmakers do not the laws that we enforce, that we are charged to enforce, that we are sworn to enforce...

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Chelsea Handler, Barbra Streisand and More Slam Spicer's Holocaust Flub

Instead, people were left wondering how Spicer could "not know that Hitler marched his own people ... to concentration camps and turned on chemical gas". His gaffe came on the first day of Passover, w...

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Trump barred from using his private helicopter

Trump played a few rounds at the Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida on April 9, the Daily Mail reported . Although Trump is expected to temporarily halt his Mar-a-Lago visi...

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Riz Ahmed Creates Another Murder Scene In Rap Battle With James Corden

Riz Ahmed Creates Another Murder Scene In Rap Battle With James Corden

James Corden's not impressed by the "Night Of" star and "Girls" actor's resume, however. It all happened last night (April 17) on The Late Late Show with James Corden , when Riz took part in the ...

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Trump has first big win with Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

Trump has first big win with Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

President who was a Democrat". This set up a showdown over Senate cloture rules that resulted Thursday in Republicans invoking the "constitutional option" and abolishing the filibuster for Supreme Cou...

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SNL: Jimmy Fallon plays Trump's 'cute little twink' Jared Kushner

SNL: Jimmy Fallon plays Trump's 'cute little twink' Jared Kushner

The sketch opened with Baldwin sitting at a desk going over his list of accomplishments as president to date with Vice President Mike Pence, played by Beck Bennett. Pineiro ]One of the reported reas...

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Three Life Sentences For Woman Who Abused Granddaughter

Three Life Sentences For Woman Who Abused Granddaughter

The girl told a Department of Human Services worker that Robinson wore a green mask, took her to the garage, bound her wrists at night and made her sleep on a pair of trousers because "she was in trou...

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Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

Trump's refusal to release his tax returns has become a unifying issue on the left, with rowdy town hall crowds routinely chanting "Tax returns!" whenever the issue is brought up. In New York, Chica...

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5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

And even if his loophole was legal, his only-fools-pay-taxes attitude still resonates with some like fingers on a chalkboard - compounded by his refusal to release his tax returns, which only feeds su...

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Facebook shooting victim Robert Godwin was grandfather to 14 who loved fishing

OH police are stepping up efforts to capture the suspect, Steve W. Stephens, who they said fled the area immediately after the shooting and may have also killed others. "We work hard to keep a safe ...

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Melania Trump elbows her husband to save him from embarrassing gaffe

And during the day, President Trump stopped briefly to sign some autographs, with hats a particularly popular request. " We will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before", Trump...

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Cairo Residents Host Event Celebrating Jackie Robinson's Legacy

Cairo Residents Host Event Celebrating Jackie Robinson's Legacy

Jackie Robinson was the first player of color to cross the lines of segregation in Major League Baseball on April 15, 1947 . Players across Major League Baseball don Robinson's No. Robinson is...

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Supreme Court refuses to allow Arkansas execution

Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in almost 12 years with a ruling sparing an inmate just minutes before his death warrant was set ...

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Trump Bashes 'Super Liberal' Leading Georgia House Race On Eve Of Election

Trump Bashes 'Super Liberal' Leading Georgia House Race On Eve Of Election

Ossoff, though, needs to collect 50 percent of the vote to win the seat outright Tuesday. Facing a slew of GOP candidates, Ossoff is registering the most support of any of the 18 candidates in t...

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Crews search for hikers swept away in Grand Canyon creek

Crews search for hikers swept away in Grand Canyon creek

Family members say two hikers swept away while crossing a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park are the wife of a founder of Merrell Boot Co. and her stepgrandson. They are sending in drones at 7...

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

Kiplagat finished in 2:21:52 to win her Boston debut, adding the victory to two world championships and wins in London, New York and Los Angeles. "It's just a really exciting time and awesome to see A...

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Federal Judge Halts Executions in Arkansas

Federal Judge Halts Executions in Arkansas

The Arkansas attorney general's office is asking a federal appeals court in St. Louis to vacate a federal judge's Saturday order that put a series of back-to-back executions on hold. Griffen's order e...

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Arkansas judge barred from execution cases after protest

Arkansas judge barred from execution cases after protest

Earlier Monday afternoon, the state Supreme Court issued a 4-3 decision granting stays for Don Davis and Bruce Ward. The legal fighting had centered on a series of planned lethal injections that, ...

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Trump breaks silence on North Korea, defends reversal on China

It also said that the U.S. remained poised to act if China did start to meddle with its currency, as it did in the not-too-distant past. Japan and the USA have outlined a path forward for economic...

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Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

On the eve of the special election in Georgia's 6th district, news of President Trump's approval hitting 50% on Rasmussen's Presidential Tracking Poll is being blasted from the rafters by Drudge ...

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2nd judge stays executions; filings fly

2nd judge stays executions; filings fly

The Arkansas attorney general's office said the decision strayed from previous cases before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Since then, two of the inmates received co...

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Burr, Tillis, Walker heap praise upon Gorsuch after confirmation

Burr, Tillis, Walker heap praise upon Gorsuch after confirmation

Eastern. Joining the Republicans in supporting cloture and Gorsuch's confirmation were three Democrats: Sens. One Republican senator, Johnny Isakson of Georgia, did not vote. After changing the rule...

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Trump Says Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

However, senior national security officials can request the identities of the Americans if that helps understand the intelligence better. NBC News reported there was no way Rice could've "orde...

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Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice

All the current justices were in attendance, along with most of their spouses. -Gorsuch joins the ranks of justices who are millionaires. That will be followed by a public White House ceremony, wh...

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Arkansas still faces legal hurdles in execution plan

KATV, citing anonymous officials, reports that death row inmate Don Davis has been transferred to the unit where the state's Department of Correction was preparing to carry out executions. A judge who...

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Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

Canada has laid out its plan to legalise the sale of recreational marijuana by June 2018. However, crossing the border into the United States, where marijuana has only been legalized in eight states, ...

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Rihanna's sparkling Gucci bodysuit among most expensive Coachella looks

Rihanna's sparkling Gucci bodysuit among most expensive Coachella looks

Rihanna may not have performed at this year's Coachella Music Festival, but she definitely rocked one of the most standout looks of the weekend. Turning heads come with little effort for Rihanna a...

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SCOTUS: Don Davis' Stay of Execution Stands

The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted the execution of Ward, one of two inmates facing lethal injection Monday under the state's multiple execution plan. "It went wrong in every way it could have pote...

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