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Global Media Alabama death row inmate files flurry of last minute appeals
Author: 0 Alabama death row inmate files flurry of last minute appeals

CDT (2300 GMT) in Atmore, Alabama. In the telephone interview with The Associated Press , Arthur appeared less optimistic as his next and potentially final execution date draws near. Arthur's attorneys filed court papers Wednesday with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, calling the lethal injection procedure cruel and unusual punishment.

Author: 0 Rouhani urges US to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

However, while Rouhani's greatest political achievement to date has perhaps been the 2015 agreement with six major powers, including the United States , to curbing Iran's nuclear program, the Iranian president insisted that ballistic missile tests would continue "if technically necessary".

Global Media Europe can't rely on US: Merkel
Author: 0 Europe can't rely on US: Merkel

In the U.S., President Trump's election cast doubt the future on the country's continued participation in the Paris climate accord. Mrs Merkel has just returned from a G7 summit which wound up on Saturday without a deal between the U.S.

Author: 0 Manuel Noriega, Panamanian strongman toppled in USA invasion, dies at 83

Manuel Noriega, Panama's former ruler, has died aged 83, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela announced on Twitter. He spent the first two decades after his removal in United States and French jails and the final years of his life in a Panamanian prison for murder of political opponents during his 1983-89 regime.

Author: 0 Japan urges China to do more to pressure North Korea

North Korean news agency KCNA said the latest missile "correctly hit a planned target point with deviation of seven metres". The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450 km (280 miles), South Korean officials said.

Global Media How Coloradans across the state observed Memorial Day
Author: 0 How Coloradans across the state observed Memorial Day

Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in action during World War II. Jane Horton, who has been a tireless advocate for gold star families over the years since Chris' death, echoed his sentiments. He told the stories of two soldiers who died in Afghanistan, Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard.

Global Media Rolf Harris walks free as prosecutors rule out further sex attack retrial
Author: 0 Rolf Harris walks free as prosecutors rule out further sex attack retrial

But they were discharged by Judge Deborah Taylor on Tuesday after failing to reach a unanimous or majority verdict on any of the charges. Harris pleaded not guilty to the charges and didn't give evidence, according to ABC . "I'm 87 years old, my wife is in ill health and we simply want to spend our remaining time together in peace". Harris himself left court amid a media frenzy and went to his vehicle without saying a word to the press himself, after Judge Deborah Taylor had found him not ...

Global Media Panda hit by stone
Author: 0 Panda hit by stone

He told ANI, "I have always ensured they are invited". Mr Panda and his group were attacked with stones and eggs after he launched a drinking water project in his constituency. Panda also tweeted "Same had happened in different part of my constituency a year ago". "These are not good signs". Panda had faced stiff opposition from some BJD workers at the meeting.

Global Media Teen Killed Hours After High School Graduation
Author: 0 Teen Killed Hours After High School Graduation

Police say they received 911 calls regarding the incident at around 1:45 a.m. Sunday. Cox , who was voted most popular and set to play college football, tried to come to the girl's defense, but an argument ensued and the group Cox was with made a decision to leave, Dallas News says.

Global Media Egypt's Authorities Apprehend Suspects in Probe Into Attack on Coptic Christians
Author: 0 Egypt's Authorities Apprehend Suspects in Probe Into Attack on Coptic Christians

The detentions took place during raids in the desert terrain of the Minya governorate where the attack took place, and other regions of Egypt's south, the Al-Ahram newspaper said Sunday, citing sources in the security services. Relatives of killed Coptic Christians grieve during the funeral at Abu Garnous Cathedral in the north Minya town of Maghagha, Egypt on May 26, 2017.

Global Media Trump's back and ready for combat
Author: 0 Trump's back and ready for combat

Kelly rejected the idea that such a back channel of communication with Russian officials would be damaging to USA security interests. Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late a year ago with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov.

Global Media FIBA Asia Cup 2017: Gilas Pilipinas grouped with China, Iraq
Author: 0 FIBA Asia Cup 2017: Gilas Pilipinas grouped with China, Iraq

Group D is comprised of Japan, Hong Kong, Taipei and Australia. Kazakhstan also has yet to clinch its spot in the Central Asia qualification. Interestingly, China and Gilas were the top two teams at the end of the last Fiba Asia Championship in 2015 in Changsa, China, where the hosts beat the Philippines, 78-67, in the finals.

Author: 0 China's United Nations envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N Korea

According to Yonhap News , South Korea's military also said that the missile would not be able to reach Guam, which serves as a refueling hub for USA military operations located in East Asia. Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi enters a Security Council meeting about North Korea at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Global Media Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'
Author: 0 Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Anti-Muslim incidents increased more than 50 percent in the United States a year ago, it said. Rick Best was a veteran who lived in a Portland suburb with his family. "Our city is in mourning, our community's anger is real, and the timing and subject of these events can only exacerbate an already hard situation", Wheeler said in statement released on Twitter .

Author: 0 Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Jays rout Reds 17-2

As for Stroman he had a good run there for a while with two earned over three starts, but coughed up four earned in 5.2 innings in Milwaukee his last time out. Travis hit his ML-best 18th double. By any reasonable standard, Scott Schebler earned an extra-base hit when he sent a fastball 400 feet to straight-away centre field in the second inning.

Author: 0 Former Panama dictator dead at 83

Military commander, drug trafficker, Central Intelligence Agency informant, dictator, convicted murderer: The strongman Gen. Manuel Noriega wore many labels during his tortuous path to - and fall from - the heights of power in Panama. Longtime critic Hugo Spadafora was seized by a death squad and his decapitated and tortured body was found later wrapped in a U.S. Postal Service mail bag.

Global Media Memorial Day: Pres. Trump hails heroes during ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery
Author: 0 Memorial Day: Pres. Trump hails heroes during ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

World War II veteran Everett Coleman attended that ceremony the day before a special anniversary in his life. Of Army Spc. Etienne J. Murphy, who died in a vehicle rollover in northern Syria on Friday. "They were people who stood for something larger than themselves, people who understood what we have in our country is worth fighting for", Dunford said before introducing James Mattis to speak.

Author: 0 Trump says he favors more money for health care

The White House should thus be settling in for a long siege. Jared Kushner reportedly has been encouraged to take a leave of absence from his White House adviser position because of Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny of his contacts with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will step down from Congress later this year, Politico reported Thursday . Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz - who earlier announced he would not seek re-election in 2018 - has chose to end his tenure in the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump still 'wide open' on climate change, Pentagon chief says

It comes after a meeting of G7 countries when they failed to unanimously agree on climate change . US President Donald Trump is "wide open" on whether to continue US support for the Paris climate accord, Defence Secretary James Mattis says.

Global Media Stricter Gun-Sentencing Bill Passes Illinois House
Author: 0 Stricter Gun-Sentencing Bill Passes Illinois House

The Senate passed the bill on May 5. The bill's sponsors and supporters went back to work, reached out and received additional input and made changes to the AVR bill. In 2016, AVR legislation was approved by West Virginia, Vermont and the District of Columbia. The Just Democracy Coalition advocated strongly for the legislation, which also had the support of several local election officials including Cook County Clerk David Orr, along with the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

Last week reports claimed Mr Kushner had discussed setting up private back channels to the Kremlin with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak . He was then pressed on whether the president's son-in-law should immediately lose his clearance, and stopped short of calling for it to be revoked.

Author: 0 Devout Catholic Sean Spicer Excluded From Trump's Vatican Trip

According to the Economist , the Vatican described the meeting between the two as "cordial" and noted the Pope hopes to work with the Trump administration on "healthcare, education and assistance to immigrants". Hope Hicks , another White House communications aide and non-Catholic, did go, however, along with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino .

Author: 0 DHS Secretary: A Backchannel Between Trump And Russia 'Not A Bad Thing'

An administration plagued with leaks is now trying to determine whether recent damaging claims may have been fanned from within the West Wing. The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials.

Global Media Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit
Author: 0 Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour - the. While both Mr Netanyahu and Mr Abbas have made positive noises about their readiness to negotiate, both also face domestic constraints on their freedom to manoeuvre and strike a deal.

Author: 0 Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

Macron also brought up LGBT rights in Chechnya , saying he would be "constantly vigilant on these issues". Putin emphasized the need for Russian Federation and France to develop closer cooperation and strongly rejected accusations of meddling in the recent French presidential vote.

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan admits England may have to temper batting approach

Despite losing Amla and de Kock in quick succession, the Proteas had enough in reserve to secure the victory with JP Duminy hitting the winning runs as they finished on 156-3. Opener Jason Roy, who has reached double figures just once in his past five worldwide innings, was the first to fall as he edged Rabada to slip - and England's top order followed suit.

Author: 0 Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) proposed suspending pet pork projects for one year to help the state meet its funding needs for this upcoming fiscal year. The amendment, added by the House in a last-ditch effort to save those state agencies and avoid the need for a special session, was necessary because the House failed to pass a standalone bill to extend those agencies' lives.

Author: 0 Pakistan beat Bangladesh in build-up to opening tie against India

The 23-year-old, yet to make his global debut, walked in at No. 9 with Pakistan in deep trouble at 249 for eight, chasing Bangladesh's 341 for nine. At 249 for the loss of 8 wickets after losing Imad Wasim, the chase could have been impossible for Pakistan if Fahim Ashraf hadn't played the way he played to stun all and sundry.

Author: 0 Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police briefly halt information sharing

But it wasn't clear USA officials were the source of the images, which the Times defended as "neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims" and consistent with basic reporting "on weapons used in horrific crimes". May said she would talk to Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit later on Thursday about the leaks, which included the publication of photographs of the bomb site by the New York Times .

Author: 0 Philippine military chief says at least 4 foreign extremists killed

Army Colonel Alex Aduca said Iligan city, where Marawi's some 200,000 residents have evacuated, is also on lockdown on Monday over fears that militants from Marawi city might also sneak in. Government troops on board their Armored Personnel Carrier, pass a convoy of displaced residents to continue their offensive against Muslim militants, in Marawi, southern Philippines Monday, May 29, 2017.

Author: 0 Macron takes tough line on 'propaganda' in meeting with Putin

But when the two men finally did emerge to speak with members of the media, Macron and Putin expressed optimism that their two countries could work together on the daunting list of issues. Leading up to the election, Putin had expressly backed Macron's opponent, Marine Le Pen, leader of the staunchly anti-immigrant National Front. He is looking to "underline his new status as one of the leaders of a united Europe", Tatyana Stanovaya, a France-based analyst with the Center for Political ...

Author: 0 Senate laying groundwork for own health care replacement bill

That's essentially what happened in North Carolina on Thursday, where Blue Cross Blue Shield said it was requesting a 22.9-percent rate hike on its Obamacare plans next year. Those in poor health left in comprehensive plans could face premiums that keep rising until they become unaffordable, because there would be fewer healthy people in those plans to share the cost.

Global Media Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack
Author: 0 Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack

However, Brandenburg police said they had not yet found evidence that the suspect, who was arrested in the Uckermark region north-east of Berlin, was planning an attack. Germany's Bild newspaper said that the suspect had entered the country in 2015 and registered as an asylum seeker. Berlin is still recovering from a terrorist attack in December 2016, as a truck was deliberately driven into a Christmas market killing 12 people and injuring several others.

Author: 0 UK's Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote if elected

The student, studying British politics and legislative studies at Hull University, booked himself into a local hairdresser after he made a decision to go ahead. The manifesto , out Wednesday, also pledged to "unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union nationals in the U.K." and to "overhaul" the process by which European Union nationals can attain British citizenship.

Global Media Parachutist Dies in Crash at New Jersey Fleet Week
Author: 0 Parachutist Dies in Crash at New Jersey Fleet Week

The man who died, whose name was not immediately released, was a member of the Leap Frogs, the United States Navy parachute team that travels across the country giving demonstrations, reports The New York Times. The parachutists completed the demonstration safely, touching down in the Liberty State Park. The Navy Region Mid-Atlantic commander, Rear Adm. Jack Scorby, asked for prayers "for the Navy SEAL community".

Author: 0 G7 deadlocks on climate after USA declines to confirm Paris deal

President Trump has told multiple people, including EPA head Scott Pruitt, that he intends to pull the us out of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change , according to a new Axios report based on information from three anonymous sources with direct knowledge of the conversations.

Global Media Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost
Author: 0 Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Brennan is discussing the extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and possible ties to the campaign of President Donald Trump . In response, the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday sent a letter narrowing its request for documents. Among the possibilities, the senators acknowledged, was to hold Flynn in contempt of Congress, a criminal charge, if he continued down the path of refusing compliance.

Global Media Germany's Merkel is a
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel is a "deeply convinced Atlanticist" -spokesman

Merkel said Sunday at a campaign event in Bavaria that "the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days". Berlin fears the British government still has unrealistic expectations about Brexit. "Europe is the answer, and stronger cooperation between the European countries at all levels is the answer to Donald Trump", Schulz said on ARD public television.

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