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Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

The executions went forward after the US Supreme Court denied the inmates' emergency petitions for stays Monday night. Marcel Williams was sent to death row...


Arkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of night

Four are on hold pending appeal. His death warrant expires at midnight. Baker issued her stay for Williams upon learning this account, but ultimately, her a...


Grizzlies snap playoff skid against Spurs with Game 3 win

Before the game, Fisdale said that he thinks Kawhi Leonard is a robot. Though he didn't start at Memphis Thursday, Selden played 28 minutes off the bench an...


Arkansas puts Ledell Lee to death, first in series of planned executions

Hutchinson said that it was not his preference, but that it is necessary because one of the state's lethal-injection drugs will expire at the end of the month. ...


Arkansas Becomes First US State to Carry Out Double Execution Since 2000

A federal appeals panel has rejected another legal challenge for an Arkansas inmate set for lethal injection as the state presses forward with its plan to condu...


San Bernardino shooting: Wife left gunman after he showed 'other side'

With the tragedy barely 24 hours old there are still many raw emotions. I mean, no married or divorced person today would tell you that their relationship was w...


Why Would North Korea Launch a Nuclear Missile?

The tensions between North Korea and the US have been escalating since the East Asian country ramped up its nuclear program, conducting numerous missile tests o...


Aaron Hernandez's lawyer: Medical examiner has not released his brain as promised

Hernandez family lawyer Jose Baez said earlier Thursday the medical examiner was "illegally" holding the brain after releasing the body to a funeral home. "...


Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote

Initial results expected in the evening. Almost 47 million people were eligible to vote in the eurozone's second biggest economy. Populist politicians have ...


Six-alarm fire displaces 17 on Meetinghouse Hill

That home was under renovation, according to fire officials. Several residents from 10 Marie St. and 6 Marie St. were displaced. "The house next door was on fir...


Elizabeth Thomas Headed Home to TN

In her letter, Love said the girl being in his classroom was a violation of the principal's order to him. Thomas is in federal custody and could possibly be r...


'Peace-loving' North Korea: 'We do not fear war'

But this week the aircraft carrier and its destroyers turned North and is now due to arrive this week in the Sea of Japan. Pence said three times during a pre...


Trump signs executive orders on financial services

Mnuchin told reporters Friday that senior administration officials have been working with House and Senate leaders on tax reform. The American Made Coalition,...


Parks & Rec egg hunt an Easter weekend tradition

Hundreds of kids gathered at Canyon Creek Park for a big community Easter Egg Dash, "The kids just run and go like insane to grab as many eggs as they can we go...


Air marshal's gun found by passenger in plane's bathroom

The incident happened aboard Delta flight 221, which was traveling from Manchester, United Kingdom, to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Ap...


Trump says media won't give him credit for his accomplishments

Ironically, this was a conversation that Trump himself had started before he even won the presidency. He might not have a reputation for being the most tech...


Kansas Outcome Eyed by GOP as Georgia Contest Nears

Part of the magic brew in creating the impression that Republicans got a "scare" was achieved by cutting off the reporting before all results were in, as seen a...


Trump brags about GOP barely avoiding disaster in Georgia race

While Jon Ossoff did not get the more than 50 percent of the vote to win the election outright on Tuesday, the young Democrat is headed to a June 2 runoff aga...


Family of Aaron Hernandez victim issues 'friendly challenge' to Patriots: Pay up

Raporport explained he'd built a relationship with Hernandez, as the former New England Patriots tight end made himself available to media members in a locker r...


Flood Warning for Illinois River issued

The Meteorological Service has now issued a flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas in nine parishes. In southern West Virginia, McDowell and Wy...


'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

Asked about the Syrian air defenses, prior to the American strike against the Shayrat air base in Homs two weeks ago, Assad said the rebels' main target was the...


Trump Signs Executive Actions on Tax Rules, Dodd-Frank Powers

SIFIs face added regulatory oversight and must hold more capital as a buffer against losses to safeguard against risk to the financial system. "The tax code...


Ivanka Trump Brand Reportedly Wins Chinese Trademarks

More than half of American voters say it is not appropriate for First Daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, former real estate developer Jared Kushner to pla...


Health Care Compromise Circulates As Congress Prepares to Return

Next Saturday, April 29th, is President Trump's hundredth day in office, a historical marker used by the press to assess a new President's progress since the fi...


Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

A leader of the college Republican group that invited Coulter also said his group planned to reject the new terms and alleged that the university is placing str...


Korea apparently slams China for stepped-up sanctions

The actions form part of a Chinese plan to "reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency" the defence official said . "We are closely watching the s...


Killer of ex-Saints star Smith sentenced to 25 years jail

My family and I are extremely disappointed with today's sentencing and the leniency showed by Judge Buras for the defendant. Hayes is to be sentenced Thursday a...


A body recovered, another missing after boats collide on Lake Murray

McCullough also confirmed that there is an ongoing recovery mission for a second victim. The two boats involved were a a 32-footer and a 16-foot bass boat, McCu...


Aaron Hernandez's Family Intends To Donate His Brain For Scientific Research!

Baez said arrangements were made with the university to pick up Hernandez's brain Thursday morning, but Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Henry Nields blocke...


Portland Metro Thursday Weather: Cloudy and cool with showers and possible thunderstorms

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54 and a slight chance of showers. Overnight, lows will be in the lower 60's. This map released by U.S. Chanc...


DOJ threatens "sanctuary cities" with loss of grant money over immigration enforcement

DOJ addressed letters to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as well as officials in Las Vegas , Nev.; New Orleans, Philadelphia , M...


Armenian peacekeepers not hurt in Taliban attack

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the assailants had been led inside the base by four soldiers who had always been working for the militants. The mi...


Paris cop killed, another injured in apparent terror attack

Police shot and killed the gunman after he opened fire on a police van on Paris' most famous boulevard on Thursday night. The Islamic State group's claim ...


Thousands Turn Out to March for Science in Washington

The March for Science - marches, actually - is happening in more than 600 cities worldwide, with organizers dismissing partisanship and calling for what the Ma...


Republicans skipping town halls because they're sick of being told they suck

David Lynch, a Democrat in Coffman's district, was one of those voters who has voted for him and showed up at the town hall Wednesday. Lawmakers push back on pu...