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Arkansas contends it must act quickly because one of the drugs in its lethal injection mix, the valium-like sedative midazolam, expires at the end of April. The court noted that the inmates "have a long history of filing and dismissing claims to manipulate the judicial process and prevent Arkansas from carrying out their executions".
  • USA to renegotiate South Korea trade pact

    USA to renegotiate South Korea trade pact

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    North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused the United States of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary".
  • Suspect in Facebook video murder dead

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    The daughter of Robert Godwin Sr ., the man Stephens allegedly killed, released the following statement in reaction to the death of Stephens. Local, state and federal authorities were involved in the hunt for Stephens, who was said to be driving a white Ford Fusion with a temporary tag.
  • Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt

    Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt

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    The free event featured Easter egg hunts for different age groups, as well as arts and crafts and a photo op with the Easter bunny. Don't forget your Easter basket! "I love it. - St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church will have one after their service. "We have the Easter Bunny flying in on a helicopter", Scarberry said. In addition, each child will receive a ticket for prize drawings along with a gift bag with candy and other items so no child leaves without something.
  • Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

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    Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti (C) is accompanied by Israeli prison guards after a deliberation at Jerusalem Magistrate's court January 25, 2012. Israel says this method is carried out to avoid exposing confidential material during trials. Unsurprisingly, Barghouti makes no reference to his role in organizing the second intifada , in which Palestinian militants killed nearly 1,000 Israeli citizens despite the generous peace deal offered to Yasser Arafat.
  • First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

    First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

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    Kathrine Switzer was among many inspirational runners at the 2017 race. Semple later disqualified Switzer for, among other things, running with the men. "We have come a light year, really", she said. After his injury, he competed in multiple marathons including Boston , New York, Chicago and Detroit all using a hand-bike.
  • Trump's daughter meets Chinese president, receives Chinese trademarks

    Trump's daughter meets Chinese president, receives Chinese trademarks

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    Lyst saw its largest February sales gains for Ivanka-branded products in states won by Donald Trump in the general election. February 9, 2017: Speaking on the morning show "Fox and Friends", White House counselor Kellyanne Conway encourages viewers to, " go buy Ivanka's stuff ", boasting about giving the brand "a free commercial".
  • NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

    NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

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    St. Louis will be the site of first- and second-round games in the men's NCAA Tournament in 2020 and the Division I wrestling championships in 2021 but was not selected to host the Frozen Four or women's basketball regionals, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
  • Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll in Pink

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    President Donald Trump waves to guests after delivering remarks from the Truman Balcony with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 .Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesOn Monday, the White House hosted the 139th annual Easter Egg Roll, which was expected to include some 18,000 (wooden) eggs and at least 21,000 guests on the South Lawn.
  • Fresno triple killer motivated by hate, not terrorism

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    Mr Dyer told reporters the shooting spree on Tuesday morning was a "random act of violence". Fresno Police chief Jerry Dyer reviews notes on the triple fatal shooting before addressing the media Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. All four victims were white men, and one of them was shot sitting in a auto. When Muhammad surrendered to police he said "I did it". He said the shootings, which took place at around 10:45 am at four different locations in the downtown area of the city, ...
  • US Republicans shaken by electoral setback in Georgia

    US Republicans shaken by electoral setback in Georgia

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    If the race heads to a runoff, Gingrich continued, Republicans will band together, Trump will campaign in Georgia for the Republican candidate, and Ossoff "loses, at which point the media will have to once again be disappointed". Republican groups ran a blitz of ads trying to tie Ossoff to Pelosi; a political action committee backed by House Speaker Paul Ryan has spent more than $2 million on those and other attacks.