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Governors in other states have taken that step in order to reconsider their state's death penalty or ask for a comprehensive review of the process. The governor said he saw no need for an independent investigation into the matter. A sedative, it was added to execution drug protocols after drug manufacturers of the "traditional" execution drugs forbid their use . Citing media reports, the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide said a man previously convicted of drug offenses was ...
  • For the Eagles, picking Barnett was safe as well as smart

    For the Eagles, picking Barnett was safe as well as smart

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    The Philadelphia Eagles have quietly had a solid 2017 NFL Draft. That group includes VFL legends such as Frank Emanuel, Reggie White, Antone Davis and Charlie Garner. Jones was projected as a high first-round talent until he ripped his left Achilles' during his final pro day drill, March 11. Barnett's 52.0 career tackles for loss rank second in Tennessee history only to Leonard Little's program-record 53.0.
  • VIDEO Donald Trump Mocks Media At Pennsylvania Rally

    VIDEO Donald Trump Mocks Media At Pennsylvania Rally

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    Nancy Rewick wears a homemade shirt in support of President Donald Trump as she waits in line to attend a rally featuring Trump in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, April 29, 2017. Despite historic Democrat obstructionism, President Trump and Congress have passed more legislation in the first 100 days than any President since Truman by enacting 28 laws.
  • New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

    New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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    The order accords with Trump's campaign promise to review visa programs so as to prioritize American workers. Senior administration officials say that the order will also strengthen rules that bar foreign contractors from bidding on federal government projects.
  • Trump Finally Has A Full Cabinet

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    Now that Alexander Acosta is confirmed as secretary of labor, President Trump has a better ability to reign in the bureaucracy. Acosta will have a profound impact on labor policy in America at a time when the Labor Department is wrestling with a handful of Obama-era regulations.
  • USA service members killed in Afghanistan amid ISIS fight

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    Operation Mansouri - named after the group's former leader who was killed in a United States drone strike in May 2016 - will use strategies from " conventional attack to guerrilla operations ", the statement said . Gen. H.R. McMaster, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The US has around 8,400 troops in the country with about another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.
  • Six Tigers Taken in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Six Tigers Taken in the 2017 NFL Draft

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    Overall, six Clemson players were drafted this weekend. Before the draft, there was mutual interest between Blount and the Giants. Gallman has every down ability and is effective both in the receiving game as a flats receiver or a screen player and also as a blocker.
  • Trump celebrates first 100 days as president, blasts media

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    Asked while he was in Pennsylvania what his message was for the climate protesters back in D.C., the president responded, "Enjoy the day". You've been to a lot of rallies. "We were preparing for a different dinner either way". With Trump out, organizers put the focus on the First Amendment and the role of the press in democracy.
  • Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

    Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

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    Experts say lost revenue to USA farms is estimated at $150 million. "Our focus has been on the farms being impacted", he said. "The farmers want us to continue services them". "Last Monday, it became apparent that Canada intends to effectively cut off the last dairy products being exported from the United States". Trump also lobbed criticism at Canada for what he characterized as unfair trading practices in the lumber and energy sectors.
  • 100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

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    Trump hammered the media, saying he is "thrilled" to be more than 100 miles away from the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which he referred to as "Washington's swamp". Trump said some of his achievements during this phase of his term were the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and ending offshoring to "bring back American jobs".
  • Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

    Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

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    ETMC Regional Heathcare Systems hospitals in the area received at least 47 patients following the storm. She said a handful of other patients were en route Saturday night, though none with life-threatening injuries. . National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Fox says at least one tornado was confirmed in Canton, about 50 miles east of Dallas . Areas from IL to Texas and Louisiana will not only be hit hard by severe weather, but also flooding rainfall.
  • Key moments before, during, after the Rodney King riot

    Key moments before, during, after the Rodney King riot

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    King's question became a meme nearly instantly, before most of us knew that word. Perhaps this time, they'd believe us. King, then 25, was battered by a squad of white officers after a traffic stop in March 1991, an incident caught in graphic detail on a bystander's video.