• Judge Halts Arkansas' Plan to Execute Seven Inmates

    Judge Halts Arkansas' Plan to Execute Seven Inmates

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    She said the issue about midazolam has been addressed in prior court cases. In addition to the stays granted two men, an Arkansas circuit court judge, Wendell Griffen of Pulaski County, on Friday issued a temporary restraining order barring authorities from using vecuronium bromide, part of a lethal three-drug cocktail the state meant to use.
  • Border wall would be small hit on federal budget

    Border wall would be small hit on federal budget

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    A new wrinkle emerged as Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, threatened to withhold votes for the spending bill if Republicans tried to push for a vote this week on a revived health care repeal. Still unclear was whether Republicans' demand for a US$30 billion (NZ$45 billion) increase in defence spending for the rest of this fiscal year will be met.
  • House Oversight Committee Leaders: 'No Evidence' Flynn Complied With Law

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    Tensions have escalated between the White House and US Congress as the likelihood of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's violation of law by receiving money from foreign governments heightens . Flynn's contact with Kislyak and other foreign nationals is being investigated by the House Intelligence Committee, which Chaffetz said would take the lead on examining whether those contacts themselves were inappropriate.
  • George Miller still planning two 'Mad Max' sequels

    George Miller still planning two 'Mad Max' sequels

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    He's gone on record saying he'd like to do something "quick and small just to reboot the brain", but he has yet to reveal what exactly his post-"Fury Road" plans are. But most importantly, Miller confirmed the possible return of the fan-favorite Fury Road character known as the Coma-Doof Warrior (played by iOTA).
  • Former 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested after deadly crash

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    August 4, 2001: Once again, the still 19-year-old Soules was found guilty of possession of alcohol while underage, as well as having an open container of alcohol and running a stop sign. Both vehicles were towed from the site and the accident is still under investigation. This is a developing story. The details of the situation are still being updated , but as far as we know right now, Chris "slammed" into a tractor, killed the driver, and then drove away without calling for help - likely ...
  • Princes William and Harry 'haven't talked enough' about Diana since her death

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    Although Prince William and Prince Harry are clear and distinct, the minute Kate Middleton starts talking , it's hard to discern what she's trying to say - hence, the subtitles. As for Middleton, her experience as a social worker exposed her to a number of mental health issues, which in turn led to forming Heads Together with William and Harry.
  • Top Movies Directed by Jonathan Demme

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    But Demme also had an extensive list of musical collaborations over this 30-plus year career behind the camera, including landmark efforts for Talking Heads and visually arresting videos and documentaries for everyone from Justin Timberlake and Neil Young to New Order, Robyn Hitchcock and Bruce Springsteen.
  • Most Active mover Update on Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)

    Most Active mover Update on Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)

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    Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wynn Resorts , Limited from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. The correct version of this story can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/04/27/wynn-resorts-limited-wynn-receives-112-88-consensus-price-target-from-brokerages-updated.html.
  • Caitlyn Jenner defends Kendall's Pepsi commercial

    Caitlyn Jenner defends Kendall's Pepsi commercial

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    The company released the ad, titled "Worlds Apart" in response to the UK's post-Brexit problems as well as the U.S.'s post-Trump protests. " Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding", the brand said in a statement on April 5.
  • 'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets May 2019 release date: Disney

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    If the untitled Han Solo film sticks to May 25, 2018, then right now it shakes out that we get Star Wars: The Last Jedi this December, Han Solo five months later, and then Episode IX one year after that. Joining Ford as a constant of the series is Steven Spielberg , who will be returning to direct the film. The live-action Lion King remake directed by Jon Favreau is set for July 19 that same year.