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- 2017-04-28 23:25:54Z
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Latest on the final execution in Arkansas before the state's supply of a lethal injection drug expires at the end of the month (all times local):
Yes, it seems scary. But it's all in the name of science.
TILLER, Ore. (AP) - In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it.
The 35-year-old tennis icon is due to have her baby in the fall.
Turkey's talks with Russia about the purchase of the S-400 air missile defense system have reached a "final stage", although this does not mean a deal will be signed immediately, Defense Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday. Isik also told a news conference that NATO countries have not presented a "financially effective" offer on an alternative defense system. NATO member Turkey in 2015 canceled a $3.4 billion tender for a long-range missile defense system that had been provisionally awarded to China.
A new study demonstrates just how far the weed pendulum has swung in recent years.
Several dozen Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces Thursday outside a prison where detainees are on a hunger strike, while a group of Israeli hardliners nearby taunted prisoners by barbecuing. Some 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have joined a hunger strike against conditions that began Monday, according to the Palestinian Authority's detainees' affairs department. The hunger strike has been led by prominent prisoner and popular Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences over his role in the second Palestinian intifada, or uprising.
By Jessica Toonkel and Tim Baysinger NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has parted ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel," the conservative network's parent said in a statement. The decision ends a more than 20-year career at Fox News for O'Reilly, who is a best-selling author as well as one of the most popular commentators on U.S. television.
Hillary Clinton apologized to the former president, according to a new book documenting her 2016 presidential bid called "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign."
CLEVELAND (AP) - A man who has spent 23 years in an Ohio prison for his girlfriend's slaying but maintains his innocence could be released soon after the new county prosecutor in Cleveland asked a court to void his conviction.
The movement toward an apparently more traditional approach suggests the greater influence of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, who was recently named a regular employee of the White House, and her husband Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to the president.
Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen says video of the United passenger being dragged from the plane spotlights a "widespread problem" - and that Congress must act.
Gustavo Falcon was one of the most notorious at-large traffickers from the days of the Miami Drug Wars and was dubbed a "Cocaine Cowboy."
GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) - The 911 call from a distraught Oregon mother came in shortly after midnight.
Asian communities stand up for Dao and boycott United Airlines.
Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin gave us the Red Wedding, beheadings, and hordes of killer ice zombies. But even he can't stomach United Airlines. SEE ALSO: People are trolling United Airlines with these brutal new slogans "I don't often comment on current events, but the story about the passenger that United Airlines beat bloody and dragged off a flight - for no reason but to accomodate some of their own deadheading employees, and despite the fact that he had a ticket that he'd bought and paid for and was doing nothing but sitting peacefully in his assigned seat - has me seeing red," the author wrote Tuesday on his LiveJournal blog. Usually, Martin sticks to...
CEO Oscar Munoz called the passenger "disruptive and belligerent" and said he left crew "no choice but to call officers to assist in removing" him.
President Donald Trump's son Eric Trump said his sister can influence their father.
Riot police fired tear gas at protesters who threw Molotov cocktail at law enforcement officials and burned tires on the fifth day of violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A man charged with setting a fire that killed a girl he was accused of raping and her grandparents jumped to his death from a fourth-floor courthouse balcony on Monday, the day before jury selection in his death penalty trial.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
Dozens of child and teen protesters -- mostly youths whose parents are in the United States illegally -- departed Florida for Washington Monday to urge President Donald Trump to end his policy of ramped-up deportations. "We are going to Washington on a bus. This caravan is about how us, youth, are going to stand up to President Trump's bullying," said Jasmine, a 10-year old, said at a news conference.
Tesla Motors overtook General Motors to become the biggest US automaker by market capitalization Monday, a sign of how Silicon Valley has captured investor excitement at Detroit's expense. Tesla shares were up 3.0 percent to $311.74 near 1720 GMT, for a market capitalization of $51.43 billion, more than $1 billion above GM, a 109-year-old company that sold almost 120 times as many cars as Tesla last year. Tesla's latest share price surge followed an upgrade by Piper Jaffray, which set a $368 target on shares and described the electric carmaker's messianic-like captivation of Wall Street.
States are legalizing, decriminalizing, or allowing for the medicinal use of marijuana. The trouble with looking for marijuana stocks to buy. GW Pharmaceuticals (ticker: GWPH) is the closest thing to a legitimate U.S.-based marijuana stock.
The main suspect in the Stockholm truck attack is an Uzbek construction worker and father-of-four believed to have IS sympathies, who went underground to avoid deportation from Sweden, police and reports said on Sunday. Swedish dailies Expressen and Aftonbladet meanwhile named the man as Rakhmat Akilov and published his picture on Sunday. Swedish police have only identified the suspect as a 39-year-old Uzbek national.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A top national security adviser to President Donald Trump is the latest official heading out in an ongoing shuffle within the National Security Council.
BERLIN (AP) - Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal doesn't get much sleep these days, but says it's well worth it. The community rabbi and head of the Jewish outreach group Chabad in Berlin has been campaigning relentlessly to turn his dream of creating a Jewish campus in Germany into a reality.
Dallas' 156 sirens, normally used to warn of tornadoes and other dangerous weather, were triggered at 11:42 p.m. CDT on Friday. The wailing did not end until 1:17 a.m. CDT on Saturday when engineers manually shut down the sirens' radio system and repeaters, city Emergency Management Director Rocky Vaz said. "At this point, we can tell you with a good deal of confidence that this was somebody outside of our system that got in there and activated our sirens," he told reporters.
North Korea has said the US missile strikes on Syria were an "intolerable act of aggression" that "proves a million times over" that strengthening its nuclear programme was the right choice, state media reported Saturday. The comments were Pyongyang's first since US President Donald Trump ordered the strikes on an air base in the war-wracked country Thursday in retaliation for an apparent chemical attack. "The US missile attack against Syria is a clear and intolerable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn it," KCNA news agency quoted an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry as saying.
U.S. first lady Melania trump and Chinese president's wife Peng Liyuan visited Bak Middle School of the Arts to meet the students and talk about the value of fine arts education.
Although they also say the National Front (FN) leader cannot win in the decisive May 7 runoff whoever she faces, a great many pundits were wrong about Brexit and Donald Trump after failing to feel the populist pulse. Predictions of a "nightmare" Le Pen presidency abound in bookstores and the media. Dozens of actors, singers and other artists put their names to an op-ed in the Liberation daily last Sunday warning: "The National Front is on the threshold of power.