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Author: 0 Citing 'Cruel and Unusual Punishment,' Judge Blocks Scheduled Arkansas Executions

The executions in Arkansas were scheduled to begin Monday evening with two back-to-back lethal injections, with double executions following on three other nights. The Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday granted an emergency stay of execution for one of two inmates scheduled to die on Monday by lethal injection, a setback to the state as it prepares an unprecedented series of executions, court documents showed.

Author: 0 Rebel group decries Syria blast, seeks probe

It warned that the death toll was likely to rise given the "several dozen wounded" at the blast site. "I can't find them", said a woman who appeared on al-Ikhbariya, weeping outside the state hospital in Aleppo where the wounded were transported.

Global Media Trump officials say no new US focus on ousting Syria's Assad
Author: 0 Trump officials say no new US focus on ousting Syria's Assad

Eighty-nine people, including 33 children and 18 women, died in the suspected nerve agent attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday. Russian Federation has warned of a "real war" with the USA if they attempt to issue them with an ultimatum over their support for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

The beverage is a lower alcohol version of the brewery's flagship brew, Hopsecutioner, and a nod to the Braves famous "Tomahawk Chop" gesture performed by fans. Padres: RHP Luis Perdomo (right shoulder inflammation) threw from 120 feet and is expected to soon throw off a mound. (AP Photo/John Bazemore).

Author: 0 North Korea launches failed missile test

It has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them a year ago - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw several rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. Chronically high animosity has risen on the Korean Peninsula in recent months, as the US and South Korea conduct annual war games that North Korea claims are invasion preparation, and the North prepared for Saturday's anniversary celebrations.

Author: 0 India Cancels Maritime Talks with Pakistan over Jadhav Row

It also claimed that he was "a serving officer in the Indian Navy". The military said in a statement that Jadhav posing as Hussein Mubarak Patel, originally a naval commander, had confessed to spying for Indian intelligence agency - Research and Analysis Wing.

Global Media Hunting for some family fun this Easter weekend?
Author: 0 Hunting for some family fun this Easter weekend?

Sophie Dauncey finds an egg hiding in the bushes at the Davisburg Community Hall's first ever Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 . Ever wondered why there are some many bunnies, lambs and eggs around during Easter? Over in Madison, there will be a kite festival and an egg hunt in Dublin Park starting Saturday at 10 a.m.

Author: 0 North Korea features prototype ICBMs at parade

Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have. North Korea has another big military holiday on April 25, when its army marks its anniversary. Speaking before the launch attempt, Mr Johnson said: "We have been here before but continue to monitor the situation carefully". Japan's Nikkei business daily said the government had discussed how to rescue an estimated 57,000 Japanese citizens in South Korea as well as how to cope with a possible flood of North Korean refugees coming to ...

Global Media Assad: Chemical Weapons Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication'
Author: 0 Assad: Chemical Weapons Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication'

The strike came in response to what Washington claims was Damascus' use of chemical weapons in the Idlib province. The attack, which US officials believe took place with the knowledge of high-ranking Syrian government officials, prompted Trump to launch the USA military's first direct assault on an Assad-linked target since Syria's war began six years ago.

Global Media Jeff Sessions picked alleged Russian agent Carter Page for Trump's team
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions picked alleged Russian agent Carter Page for Trump's team

Five days later, Trump met with the Washington Post editorial board and was asked to discuss the results of those meetings. "Is it fair to assume from that, that you have now talked to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and you are just declining to comment because now the facts have changed?" This was part of the investigation into the possibility of connection between the campaign and Russian Federation, the law enforcement as well as what other US officials said.

Global Media Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails
Author: 0 Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails

Baglay also said it is clear Pakistan has no concrete evidence against him because their government had itself asked for evidence from India in December a year ago. Pakistan claims that its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Baluchistan province on March 3 a year ago after he reportedly entered from Iran.

Author: 0 Arrests made as protesters clash at political rally in Berkeley

Saturday. A bleeding right-wing protester records video of himself at the corner of Center and Milvia Streets in Berkeley, Calif. on Saturday, Apr. 15, 2017. And a petition demanding that Trump release his returns has garnered more than 1 million signatures. Trump is the first major party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns, saying it was because he was under audit.

Author: 0 Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against launching new strikes on Syria

On April 7, the United States launched 59 cruise missiles against a Syrian military airfield in response to the Assad's regime's chemical weapons attack that killed at least 89 people in Syria's Idlib province. The statement says "the two leaders agreed that the attack in question be investigated by the OPCW, which is an independent organization whose legitimacy is recognized".

Author: 0 On 'SNL,' Trump settles advisor dispute and Spicer ruins Passover, Easter

Some even called for Spicer to be fired as press secretary. In actuality, Passover commemorates when the Jews' ancestors, the Israelites, were freed by God from slavery in Egypt. "Steve, you may be smart, but I once walked in on you eating a live pig in the Roosevelt Room", Baldwin says. The faux president told Kushner that he takes lovely photos and Bannon that he takes "the worst photos I've ever seen in my life".

Author: 0 Govt sets ball rolling to act upon highway liquor ban

The Court, however, exempted Sikkim, Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh and also areas with a population of up to 22,000 people from the ban. Owners of liquor shops can heave a sigh of relief as Supreme Court has set a deadline till September 30, 2017 to relocate their shops from State and National Highways.

Author: 0 Toke Up, Eh! Canada Poised for Historic Marijuana-Legalization Law

Federal ministers said Thursday that the pricing and taxation of recreational pot remain to be worked out with the provinces and producers. In Niagara Falls, Ontario, smokeshop owner Amaan Panjwani is waiting patiently to see how the Ontario government crafts its regulations.

Author: 0 Bombing of Syrian bus convoy kills dozens outside Aleppo

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. The area controlled by rebels was hit by a auto bomb as buses carrying thousands of evacuees from pro-government areas were stuck after a population transfer deal stalled.

Global Media Man Killed After Dublin Hit And Run
Author: 0 Man Killed After Dublin Hit And Run

The man, who was in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing the movements of two cars believed to be involved. Superintendent Peter Duff is from Tallaght Garda Station. The Ford Focus was discovered at the scene of the murder, while the Volkswagen Polo was found abandoned in Crumlin.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran, And Syria Issue Warning To US

The U.S. accuses the Syrian government of deliberately launching the deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem said the meeting sent a "strong message" to Washington. The polarised positions were evident at the UN Security Council Wednesday, when Russian Federation vetoed a Western-drafted resolution that would have required Syrian cooperation in an investigation into the suspected chemical attack.

Author: 0 Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

A much-changed Madrid side snatched victory at El Molinon thanks to Isco's two goals , which included a 90th-minute victor, to stretch their lead over Barcelona before the Catalans closed the gap back down to three points at the Nou Camp.

Author: 0 India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan over Kulbhushan Jadhav row

To a question, Nafees Zakariya said the United Nations and the USA have expressed their desire to play a role for resolution of all disputes between the two countries including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir. Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad with a request for consular access to Jadhav and also sought a copy of the chargesheet against him.

Author: 0 Tax March: Protesters demand Trump's tax returns

A pro-Trump rally was scheduled for Saturday in Colorado Springs. The demonstrators left Bryant Park at about 2:30 p.m.to march to Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, chanting, "No more secrets, no more lies". However, multiple polls have found that the majority of Americans want Trump to release his tax returns. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, of NY, has said Trump's refusal to release his returns could hinder Republicans' prospects for a rewrite of the tax code.

Global Media Hope fades for Sri Lanka missing, garbage toll hits 23
Author: 0 Hope fades for Sri Lanka missing, garbage toll hits 23

The 91-metre high dump came crashing down on neighbouring homes as the country marked the traditional new year on Friday. People walk past damaged houses during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo , Sri Lanka.

Global Media Putin speaks on relations with Trump
Author: 0 Putin speaks on relations with Trump

The Russian diplomat claimed some progress was made on the crisis in the war-ravaged country and a working group would be set up to examine the poor state of US-Russia relations. "Putin is the leader of Russian Federation". Rex Tillerson , Secretary of State: the current state of U.S. Russian Federation is at a low point.

Global Media NY becomes only state with free four-year college tuition
Author: 0 NY becomes only state with free four-year college tuition

Damian Cuellar is a senior at SUNY Canton and a NY state resident. "It's not black and white like Cuomo says it is". "‶Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an option even if you can't afford it", Democratic Gov. The program does come with some strings attached. But tuition-free plan is receiving criticism from some private college leaders. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures , about a dozen other states have seen legislation proposed that ...

Global Media United Airlines changes boarding rules
Author: 0 United Airlines changes boarding rules

U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) joins demonstrators speaking out against police brutality outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. He also sent a reassuring letter to his employees, which appeared to blame Dao, saying he "refused" to cooperate after he was "politely asked" to leave, prompting crews to call for help.

Author: 0 North Korea Fires Missile As Vice President Pence Heads To Asia

The test came after North Korea displayed almost 60 missiles - including what is suspected to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile - at a parade on Saturday to mark the 105th birthday of its founder Kim Il-Sung. "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack", Choe said. The timing of the test, coinciding with Pence's trip and a day after the military parade, would suggest deliberate defiance.

Author: 0 Blast kills over 100 during Syrian population transfer

It was not immediately clear if rebels at the transit point were among the dead. Their passage had been blocked by rebel forces who say the terms of the evacuation deal brokered by Iran and Qatar late last month were not observed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Global Media Russia Vetoes Resolution Condemning Gas Attack in Syria
Author: 0 Russia Vetoes Resolution Condemning Gas Attack in Syria

In a letter to Trump, two Republican lawmakers Senator Marco Rubio and Congressman Peter Roskam urged him to suspend aircraft sales to Iran arguing that Tehran is using commercial passenger aircraft to supply its worldwide network of terror proxies, including the Assad regime in Syria.

Author: 0 Troops kill six protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police had also detained hundreds of young people and separatist activists in the run-up to the poll, sources said. Figures show only 6.5 percent of voters turned out to cast their ballot, the lowest ever participation recorded in any election in the disputed territory.

Author: 0 Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against further strikes

Syria has denied any use of chemical weapons and Moscow said the deaths were the result of a conventional strike hitting a rebel arms depot containing "toxic substances". He said his forces had not been diminished by the United States strike. He added that Syria after the USA strike will not be the same as before the strike, with Trump administration sending a message that the US will have a say in how could the crisis be resolved in Syria.

Global Media Fresh terror attacks in Egypt lead to State of Emergency
Author: 0 Fresh terror attacks in Egypt lead to State of Emergency

Future attacks on police and the courts were also being plotted. Two of those officers, a man and a woman, were killed , along with civilians and other police staff. Sunday's bombings came almost four months after a suicide bomber killed 23 people in a Coptic Orthodox cathedral in Cairo . "The security was right at the door, but the attacker managed to get in anyway".

Author: 0 Trump signs bill to let states defund Planned Parenthood

The effect of the legislation also existed in Trump's failed rollback of the Affordable Care Act, which would have blocked federal funding for Planned Parenthood for as long as a year. Trump officially approved the measure out of sight from the media, a sign of how controversial a flashpoint the issue is - not just among Americans in general, but, perhaps, within the White House as well.

Author: 0 South African president holds firm despite challenges

Paranoid Jacob Zuma and his securocrats have assembled a private army called MKVA to intimidate and instill fear into anyone who wants to voice opposition against his misrule. The Guptas are also accused of influencing the way President Zuma runs his state affairs. "When I look at the beauty and the tapestry of our people, i am always reminded that it will always be the people for democracy and for the people and no one can defeat us", Maimane told a crowd of protesters.

Global Media White Helmets say over 100 killed in Syria blast
Author: 0 White Helmets say over 100 killed in Syria blast

The blast was apparently caused by a suicide attacker who detonated an explosive device. The Syrian Red Crescent, who was delivering food and water, said there were 3,700 civilians among the bus passengers. He added it was not clear how many rebels were killed because they were evacuated to their areas. It said the remainder of the dead were aid workers and rebels tasked with guarding the buses.

Author: 0 North Korean Missile Test Fails

U.S. Pacific Command said it tracked a missile launched at 5:21 p.m. The attempted launch came one day after North Korea showed off new missiles at a two-hour military parade on the 105th birthday of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of North Korea's present leader.

Global Media Libyan coast guard report 97 migrants missing on sunken boat
Author: 0 Libyan coast guard report 97 migrants missing on sunken boat

The Italian Coast Guard, MSF boats, Maltese organization Moas, German NGO Sea Eye and German Jugend's Iuventa all contributed to Friday's rescue efforts. Fifteen missions were still underway as night fell on Saturday, with 1,000 migrants believed to still be stranded in rubber dinghies and other crafts awaiting rescue.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy Returns as Press Secretary Sean Spicer

Stern later observed Spicer-who the radio personality called "bottom of the barrel"-"always looks scared" while delivering his press briefings and interviews. I was trying to draw a distinction of the tactic of using airplanes to drop chemical weapons on population centers. The 63-year-old shock jock said Spicer managed to achieve a hard goal: Make Syrian president Bashar Assad "look good" by comparison.

Global Media Thousands protest in South Africa against President Zouma
Author: 0 Thousands protest in South Africa against President Zouma

South African President Jacob Zuma attends a commemoration for anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani in Boksburg, South Africa, Monday, April 10, 2017. All backgrounds In Cape Town city centre alone, more than 30,000 people from all backgrounds marched peacefully to parliament, calling for an end to government corruption and Mr Zuma's presidency.

Global Media President Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'
Author: 0 President Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

The agenda for the meeting wasn't announced. In an interview with Fox News aired Wednesday, Trump said he broke the news of the USA missile strike on Syria during a dinner with Xi and that the Chinese leader "was OK with it" because it was in response to the use of "gases" and victims had included young children and babies.

Author: 0 North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, South says

South Korean and USA intelligence officials are trying to determine what type of missile was used Sunday. North Korea fired an unidentified missile on Sunday morning, but the test failed - blowing up nearly immediately, a United States military spokesman says .

Author: 0 We won't sever diplomatic ties, says Najib

The exchange has brought to an end a bitter dispute between the two countries which has raged since Mr Kim's death on February 13. Malaysia also expelled the North Korean ambassador for being "diplomatically rude", though Najib later said that ties with Pyongyang would not be severed in a bid to calm relations.

Author: 0 FBI Obtained Secret Court Order to Monitor Trump Adviser

A spokesman for Rosneft told Politico in September that the notion that Page met with Sechin was "absurd". Page, the managing partner of Global Energy Partners, an energy consulting firm, would join the campaign as an adviser several months later.

Author: 0 French presidential election could see far left, far right matchup

The request was made at the end of last month after Le Pen, who is a member of the European Parliament, invoked her parliamentary immunity in refusing to attend questioning by investigating magistrates. Fillon was revealed in January to have given his wife an allegedly fake job as a parliamentary assistant for which she was paid a total €680,000 ($725,000).

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