• Legal rulings halt Arkansas 'assembly line' executions

    Legal rulings halt Arkansas 'assembly line' executions

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    Amid all this, Arkansas had scheduled a series of executions starting Monday that would include the first double executions since the one in Texas in 2000. Two pharmaceuticals companies have asked a federal court to block Arkansas from using their drugs for upcoming executions, claiming that doing so would violate contractual controls and create a public health risk, court documents showed.
  • Clippers-Jazz playoff series is matchup of different styles

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    The Spurs finished with the second best record in the National Basketball Association but they went just 2-2 in four meetings with the Grizzlies.Coach Greg Popovich has adapted his team to the post Tim Duncan era as Kawhi Leonard has developed into a legitimate MVP candidate.
  • US Treasury declines to label China a currency manipulator

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    Japan, South Korea, Taiwan (Taiwan OTC: 6549.TWO - news ) and Switzerland also were again included on Treasury's monitoring list. In a statement, the Treasury department said the findings and recommendations of the report are meant to combat "potentially unfair currency practices" and support the growth of free and fair trade.
  • The Kansas special election was a test for party leadership. Everyone failed

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    Thompson opposed Kansas State Treasurer, (R) Ron Estes , for the Kansas 4th Congressional district. "Estes underperformed Trump's margin by 20.3 points", wrote FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver on Twitter . that it was a chance for the Democrats". A group that formed following Sanders candidacy, Our Revolution, supported Thompson during the campaign through social media and recruited volunteers to make phone calls on his behalf.
  • Arkansas wants to kill inmates with drugs for the living

    Arkansas wants to kill inmates with drugs for the living

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    Judge Wendell Griffen issued his order after the Arkansas Supreme Court issued a stay that blocked the execution of Bruce Ward who was to be put to death on Monday, and Arkansas Online reports that the state Attorney General's office said it would seek to have Griffen's order overturned by Arkansas' high court.
  • Man Accused of Writing 161-Page Trump Manifesto Arrested

    Man Accused of Writing 161-Page Trump Manifesto Arrested

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    The office said in a statement that tactical officers surrounded Jakubowski and arrested him around 6 a.m. Friday without incident. " Life can get back to normal ", said the sheriff's office, according to WMTV-TV . "We need to spill their blood!" the document reads, going on to say priests and churches control USA presidents and banks. He also made threats against religious institutions, officials say, causing places of worship and schools to increase their security during the search.