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Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a third-party "donation" of potassium chloride...


Do controversial figures have a right to speak at public universities?

Later Wednesday she appeared on Fox News and told Tucker Carlson, "I'm definitely giving the speech", adding on Twitter that she would speak next Thursday. "I...


Sanders appears at Frankfort bookstore; RPK makes statement on Louisville event

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: It's a Wednesday night in Miami, and things are going pretty well for Democrats. "I think we're all really exhausted of divided politi...


Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

The school responded Friday and said they tried to accommodate the 27th for the event, but no longer had any available spaces that were both large enough and ...


Judge won't block Arkansas executions

The court's four liberal justices each voted to grant at least one of the requests to halt the executions. Hikma Pharmaceuticals also sent letters to confirm Ar...


French Policeman Killed in Paris Attack Claimed by ISIL

Belgian security officials had warned French counterparts before the attack that El Osri was a "very risky individual en route to France" aboard the Thalys hi...


Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Perez, who came to Utah earlier this year to meet with local Democrats, tried to fire up the crowd before Sanders took the stage by calling Trump the "most unsa...


Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns

The announcement by UC Berkeley officials came after days of violent riots and protests in the area. After Coulter announced her intention to visit on April...


Trump Certain China to Help Deal With North Korean Threat

North Korea dubbed the move an act of aggression, threatening a nuclear strike if provoked and warning that it was capable of quickly striking US military insta...


Sanders promoting new blood in Democrats but impact unclear

Sanders drew cheers as he spoke about a bill he is sponsoring to make public colleges and universities tuition free, called for universal health care and rais...


Detroit Lions Schedule 2017

Asked about the schedule before it was released Thursday, Lions general manager Bob Quinn said he thought fans would be "pleasantly surprised". In Weeks 8-9, ...


UC Berkeley Reinvites Ann Coulter To Speak On Campus

Further, the attorney's letter argues "The illegitimate time , place and manner restrictions imposed by the University will prejudicially limit, if not evisc...


Murder Suspect From Baltimore Arrested in Vernon

When officers arrived, they found an adult male, 33 year-old William Lee Lesane, with a gunshot wound to his chest, Baltimore police said. Both, Vernon and ...


Clashes as tens of thousands protest over Venezuela crisis

Two protesters were killed , according to human rights groups, including 17-year-old Carlos Moreno. The opposition coalition Democratic Unity Table (MUD), h...


US President Trump set to launch another effort to roll back Obamacare

Any concessions the GOP makes to the Democrats to fund the government may create a backlash from the Republican Freedom Caucus. Normally we'd stop there. That...


North Korean propaganda video threatens U.S. with missiles

The White House praised China on Wednesday for making efforts to rein in North Korea after Beijing's Foreign Ministry warned the North not to make provocativ...


Celtics' Coaches Wanted To Trade For Carmelo Anthony At Deadline

Or could they contact teams on NBA Draft night in June? LaLa Anthony , Carmelo Anthony and son Kiyan Anthony. Since Anthony is owed a hefty US$26.24 millio...


Ann Coulter Vows to Move Forward with Speech Despite UC Berkeley Cancellation

The planned Coulter speech was to be hosted by three campus conservative groups: the Young America's Foundation, BridgeCal, and Berkeley College Republicans. "W...


Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas reunited with family

Once Cummins is extradited to Tennessee, he will be charged with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping, authorities said. The cabin's careta...


Wisconsin Supreme Court justices throw out petition seeking new recusal rules

Circuit court judges would step aside if they had received at least $1,000; Appellate judges would step aside if they had received at least $2,500 and supreme c...


Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

According to The Washington Post , which first reported the story, Trump sent his deputy national security adviser and a military aide to Egypt to bring Hijaz...


Dispute over release of Hernandez's brain

The death of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was a suicide, state police announced Thursday. "The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is c...


Seattle officers shot, 1 critically; a suspect on the run

The four Seattle police officers who were hurt responding to a robbery and subsequent gunfight in downtown Seattle have been identified. One male officer wa...


Cavaliers erase 26-point deficit, stun Pacers

The incredible rally ruined Paul George's big night. Despite pushing defending champion Cleveland to the edge in three straight playoff games, in now find...


Russia questions chemical weapons watchdog

Israel, along with the United States and much of the worldwide community, has accused Assad's forces of carrying out the attack, which killed at least 90 people...


Arkansas Executes 1st Inmate Since 2005

Another issue is Arkansas' use of midazolam, a sedative administered as part of a three-drug execution cocktail. Arkansas also plans a single execution for Thur...


Possible US options on table with N. Korea

On April 9 North Korea attempted to launch a new test missile. After employing a tough posture toward China on the campaign trail, President Trump is taking ...


Arkansas overcomes legal hurdles, carries out execution

An assistant attorney general in Arkansas said in a court proceeding in 2015 that the third-party supplier of the state's midazolam agreed to the sale in return...


New details on teacher's arrest, teen student's rescue at remote cabin

Police say the gunman walked up to the two workers for Laclede Gas Co. and began shooting, then turned the gun on himself. "Tad Cummins is under arrest and E...


Pence Says Trump Will End Decades Of Failed North Korea Policy

Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that US plans to deploy a missile defense system in S...


Marine amputee runs Boston Marathon with American flag

These days, women march for gender equality. He completed the race as a charity member for the Semper Fi Fund , which supports wounded veterans, Runner's World...


Standoff: 'Charging Bull' artist wants 'Fearless Girl' out of the way

To resolve the issue, Di Modica wants some sort of "amicable" agreement. These tweets about the "Charging Bull" artist opposing the "Fearless Girl" statue pro...


Prosecutors toss thousands of tainted drug cases

The state Supreme Judicial Court had ordered district attorneys in eastern MA to produce lists by the end of Tuesday indicating how numerous approximately 24,00...


Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal

Trump's comments came a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" that he said undermined US interests in the...


Arkansas executes death row inmate Ledell Lee

At the last minute, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, put Lee's execution on hold for 75 minutes. VARNER, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas overcame a flurry of cou...