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US Supreme Court won't block Arkansas execution

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won't stop Arkansas from executing Kenneth Williams, rejecting claims that the inmate is intellectually disabled and ineligible for the death penalty.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT

Off-duty border patrol agent may have started Arizona fire

An off-duty Border Patrol agent is being investigated for possibly starting a large wildfire in southern Arizona while target shooting last weekend, authorities said Thursday.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT

Berkeley protests: Hundreds rally after Coulter talk canceled, at least 6 arrested

Hundreds of people gathered Thursday near the University of California, Berkeley campus to protest a canceled appearance by conservative speaker Ann Coulter, with at least 6 arrests reported so far.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT

Woman reported man was abused at home for mentally disabled

The former guardian for a central Missouri man who police believe was recently found dead in a concrete-encased container said she once called an abuse hotline because she believed he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:03:01 GMT

Inmates put to death in Arkansas during the past week

Arkansas planned Thursday to execute a fourth inmate in eight days.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:49:49 GMT

Coast Guard suspends use of injured animals to train medics

U.S. Coast Guard medics have stopped using military contractors who intentionally injure sedated animals so that medics can practice treating combat wounds.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:23:07 GMT
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