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The death row inmates have alleged that Arkansas' lethal injection protocol does not ensure that those Eighth Amendment rights would not be violated. A federal magistrate judge in OH blocked executions in that state over concerns about midazolam, and the decision was upheld by the 6th U.S.
  • Boston awarded Frozen Four for 2022

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    The news comes after LCA, the Detroit Sports Commission and state universities submitted bids in August to host postseason events in either 2019, 2020, 2021 or 2022. Detroit is a proven success story in hosting global sporting events and there is no question the city will rise to the occasion once again. Michigan State and the Greater Lansing Sports Authority will host the 2019 Division I women's golf championship at Forest Akers Golf Courses and the 2020 Division I men's golf championship ...
  • Kevin Spacey to host the 71st Annual Tony Awards

    Kevin Spacey to host the 71st Annual Tony Awards

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    He has also starred in productions of The Iceman Cometh , Speed-the-Plow and Richard III. "His spirit and passion for live theatre makes him the flawless host", read a press release from the show team. Spacey follows British actor and talk show host James Corden , who helmed the 2016 Tonys and went on to host the Grammy Awards show in February. He was announced as host by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing ahead of the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall.
  • Creative Artists Agency Partners With China's CMC Capital

    Creative Artists Agency Partners With China's CMC Capital

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    CMC, which invests in media, entertainment and Internet businesses, will take an undisclosed minority stake in CAA. Creative Artists Agency was one of the first marquee Hollywood names to make a splash in China - and as the country's movie market has grown, CAA has expanded that presence.
  • US, Canada and Mexico Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup

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    More details will be forth-coming on the 2026 World Cup bid, as we still don't know what the potential host cities would be, but Gullati said that 60 cites would host in the USA and 10 each in both Mexico and Canada . In December 2010, the governing body announced that Russian Federation and Qatar, respectively, will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups . The U.S. hosted the 1994 World Cup , setting records for total and average attendance that still stand to this day, despite subsequent ...
  • Trump blames Obama for MS-13 gang forming

    Trump blames Obama for MS-13 gang forming

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    By the time Obama was elected, the gang spread to 42 states and Washington, D.C. "So many towns and cities are thanking me because we have gotten rid of a burden that you would not believe", he said . "I'm talking about illegal immigrants that were here that caused tremendous crime, that have murdered people, raped people. terrible things have happened", Trump said.
  • Ivanka Trump's Brand Responds to Criticism Over China Trademarks

    Ivanka Trump's Brand Responds to Criticism Over China Trademarks

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    Imports and distribution are up. That same day, China grants her company preliminary approval for three trademarks that confer monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world's second-largest economy. The actual corporate structure of Trump's retail business remains opaque. Data from Lyst, a massive fashion e-commerce platform, indicates some of this growth coincided with specific political events.
  • Mexico's latest captured ex-governor once his party's future

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    Investigators "identified many homes, telephone numbers and vehicles related to people who helped Javier Duarte from Mexico City in the logistics of his stay and movement in Guatemala", Omar Garcia Harfuch, head of the Criminal Investigation Agency in Mexico's Attorney General's Office, told a press conference in Guatemala City.
  • North Korean official vows frequent missile tests as tensions escalate

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    Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defence system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China. But at the same time, McMaster said on "This Week" on ABC that "it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully".
  • Oklahoma State to Host Six NCAA Championships

    Oklahoma State to Host Six NCAA Championships

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    Karsten Creek will be the site of the 2018 men's and women's golf championships, along with a men's regional in 2021 and a women's regional in 2022. US Bank Stadium will become the largest venue to ever host NCAA wrestling when the event comes to Minnesota in 2020. The regionals will mark the fifth time, the University of Arkansas has hosted an NCAA Cross Country regional at AGRI Park with the previous events coming in 2007, 2012, 2014 and 2016.