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In July 2016, McKesson claimed that ADC "leveraged" its medical license to purchase the vecuronium bromide. The company said that ADC placed the order for the drug over the phone and never disclosed that the drug was to be used for executions.
  • Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

    Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

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    Anti-death penalty supporters Abraham Bonowitz, left, and Randy Gardner wait near their taped off "protest corral" outside the Varner Unit late Monday, April 17, 2017 near Varner, Ark. McKesson's suit marks the first time in United States legal history that a private company has brought direct legal action to prevent the misuse of medicines in executions.
  • Donald Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council

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    Flynn, who is seeking immunity from prosecution, was sacked by President Cheeto Face for not disclosing to the president of Vice Sith Lord Mike Pence the extent of conversations he had with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergy Kislyak , before Trump's inauguration.
  • Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime

    Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime

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    He rose to the rank of lieutenant within the Nation and attended the Million Man March in 1995, when he would have been 17. Muhammad has a criminal history that includes arrests on weapons, drugs and false imprisonment charges and making terrorist threats.
  • Christians urged to emulate Jesus Christ who forgives

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    Privott said the historical events that lie behind Easter give meaning to the life of a Christian. Easter is celebrating Jesus' victory over death and mankind's hope for eternal life. "According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead". It is celebrated on Sunday (this year Easter Sunday is today, April 16), and marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, ...
  • Democrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory

    Democrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory

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    If any one candidate received 50 percent of the vote, they would win the seat outright; however, if no one reached that threshold, the top two vote getters would be moved to a runoff election scheduled for June 20. A first place finish for Ossoff was expected as Democrats in the traditionally red suburban Atlanta district heavily favored the 30-year-old first-time candidate, while Republicans spread their votes across 11 choices.
  • Arkansas can not use drug needed for any scheduled executions, judge rules

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    An attorney for Stacey Eugene Johnson, sitting on death row since 1993 for the murder of 25-year-old mom Carol Heath, insists that today's "more precise" DNA testing would clear his client's name. Four of the eight inmates originally on Hutchinson's schedule have now received stays of execution, leaving four remaining who still could be put to death.
  • California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet

    California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet

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    A substitute teacher has been assigned to Maischak's five American history classes. Maischak's Twitter account has since been deleted. "To re-state the obvious: I do not intend to harm Mr. Although Maischak will not be teaching any classes during his leave of absence, the school's statement did assert that he "will be conducting research off campus" until the situation is resolved.
  • US Man killed three on street, says he 'hates white people'

    US Man killed three on street, says he 'hates white people'

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    Police say Muhammad shot three white men he didn't know on Tuesday morning, firing 16 rounds in 60 to 90 seconds within a block and a half downtown. "And the black people think that the white people put the crack cocaine out on the streets".
  • Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday

    Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday

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    The court's decision was the second time Don Davis has been granted a reprieve shortly before execution - he came within hours of death in 2010. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Lawyers for the inmates were not immediately available after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling. A state circuit judge issued the temporary restraining order on Wednesday after the USA pharmaceutical firm McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc accused the state of obtaining the muscle relaxant pancuronium bromide under false pretences.
  • Baylor Hires 1st Female President Amid Sex Assault Scandal

    Baylor Hires 1st Female President Amid Sex Assault Scandal

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    A native of Perkins, Dr. Livingstone began her academic career at her alma mater, Oklahoma State University, where she earned her bachelor of science degree in economics and management, master of business administration, and doctorate in management and organizational behavior.
  • TN House votes to raise gasoline tax, now onto Senate

    TN House votes to raise gasoline tax, now onto Senate

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    The Tennessee House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by House Majority Assistant Leader David Hawk, R-5th, of Greeneville, created to enhance transportation safety for Tennessee students, according to a news release. (Norris jokingly criticized Gresham after her remarks, saying, "I don't think there's any district getting more projects than hers.") The three were joined by Sen.