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But on Tuesday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Herb Wright rejected that request, noting that Lee's conviction has been reviewed multiple times. Wright wrote that he won't substitute his own judgment "for that of the jurors two decades removed".
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    NOPD consent decree monitor, others react to AG Sessions call fo

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    She told FRONTLINE that combating crime requires trust between a police department and the community it serves. "This raises the question of whether, under the current attorney general, the Department of Justice is going to walk away from its obligation to ensure that law enforcement across the country is following the Constitution".
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    Mr Corbyn said he welcomed the prime minister's decision, saying it would "give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first", saying that this would include dealing with "the crisis" in housing, education funding and the NHS and pushing for an " economy that works for all".
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    The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it was working on the assumption that Britain and the European Union would reach a deal "that avoids a very large increase in economic barriers". May in contrast has scored consistently well in terms of personal popularity and polls have shown approval of her handling of the run-up to Brexit negotiations.
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    An Afghan ministry of defence official had said the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. According to Indian intelligence officials, Murshid Mohammed, in his 20s, who hailed from Kasaragode in Kerala, was among the IS militants killed after the United States military struck the IS' position in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border, on Thursday with a massive 10-tonne missile-powered bomb.
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    Behind the visa program targeted by Trump

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    He campaigned past year on promises to overhaul USA trade and regulatory policy, but his executive orders on those issues reflect the administration bowing somewhat to the limits of presidential power. But critics say the program has been hijacked by staffing companies that use the visas to import foreigners - often from India - who will work for less than Americans.
  • Elizabeth Warren says she isn't running for president in 2020

    Elizabeth Warren says she isn't running for president in 2020

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    The Massachusetts Democrat, along with fellow Democratic Senators Al Franken of Minnesota and Tammy Duckworth of IL, is calling for the Government Accountability Office to look into refund anticipation checks , or RACs, which have become popular in recent years.
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    The 8 inmates Arkansas was set to execute starting Monday

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    Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Executions in the United States have fallen steadily for years, hitting their lowest level in 2016 - partly because the drugs used in lethal injection have become so hard to obtain.
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    The 46-year-old, hostess of the 139th annual White House Easter Egg Roll took their venue on the White House South Lawn, reported on Hollywood Life . "We're right on track", Trump said according to a report by the NBC News. There was, however, some speculation about whether the Trumps would be able to pull off a successful "egg-stravaganza".
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    Got $35 Mil? Post Your Bail For Murder

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    Tiffany Li, 31, is accused of directing her boyfriend and another man to kill the father of two of her children, Keith Green, 27, a year ago because she feared losing custody of the children to Green, The Associated Press reported . She must remain on round-the-clock electronic monitoring. " That's plenty enough incentive to flee back to her native China ". Li's attorney said she had reached a child custody settlement with Green just days before his death.
  • Child, 8, Dies from Flu Complications in Dallas County

    Child, 8, Dies from Flu Complications in Dallas County

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    A state survey of clinics, hospitals and health departments found that about 4 percent of visits were for flu-like illnesses last week, down from a peak of almost 8 percent of visits in late February. Thirteen deaths were reported in Oklahoma County. Two children age 4 or younger have died as a result of the flu, one child age 5-17, eight adults aged 18-49, and 17 adults aged 50-64.
  • Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

    Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

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    The executions of Davis and Bruce Ward were supposed to be the first two, but Ward received a stay from the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday and the state did not appeal the decision. A federal judge has also stayed the executions on different grounds, and the state has appealed that ruling. At a federal court hearing last week, prison officials testified they must conduct the executions with their current batch of midazolam, a sedative that is meant to mask the effects of drugs that will ...