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Supreme Court issues official stay of execution

Supreme Court issues official stay of execution

Chief Justice John Roberts wrote Thursday that he did not think the case merited a stay, but voted to grant it as a courtesy to the four justices who wanted to "more fully consider the suitability of this case for review". She later testified that she promised Arthur $10,000 to kill her husband. Earlier Thursday, Arthur's attorneys filed two requests for a stay with the U.S. Read More

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Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State

Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State

Kadzik is being allowed to participate in decisions about what information on these matters will be disclosed to Congressional oversight committees", Grassley wrote to Horowitz. The FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the DNC thefts, but US intelligence agencies are firmly pointing to the Russian government. For example, in January, Kadzik and his wife emailed to wish Podesta a happy birthday and invite him to dinner next time he was in town. Read More

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Germany: Russian pause in Syria not enough

Germany: Russian pause in Syria not enough

Syrian rebels captured several residential blocks in regime-held west Aleppo on Thursday, backed by tanks, vehicle bombs and suicide fighters in the sixth day of a campaign to break the encirclement of the city's east. and 7 p.m. local time on Friday. Senator Frants Klintsevich, who carries little political weight, told the Interfax news agencies on Thursday that a "purge will begin" if "there are no results" once the pause ends. Read More

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No motive yet known for double stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

No motive yet known for double stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Jeff Stephen, who waited in the rain for more than three hours for his 14-year-old son to be released after the lockout, said parents were told early on that the parents of the victims had been notified and were already at the hospital. Pound said: "The selfless actions by the Abbotsford Senior Secondary staff should be acknowledged and commended, as well as the efficient work by the Abbotsford Police Department for their quick response and containment of the scene". Read More

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Steven Seagal granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin

Steven Seagal granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin

Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu was given a Russian passport in 2013 after the star became a tax exile in ire over rate hikes in his native country. "The first time I went to his home, I walked in and saw a life-sized statue of Kano Jigoro, who is the founder of judo, so I was immediately taken and impressed and really wanting to get to know this man deeper and deeper", he said. Read More

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Five days out, almost 5 million have voted; GOP clings to lead

Five days out, almost 5 million have voted; GOP clings to lead

At this point in 2012, when President Barack Obama narrowly won re-election in Florida , Democrats led by about 60,000 votes, but the turnout at this point in 2012 was much smaller. In Staunton, they had received 302 of 1006 mailed absentee ballots and 433 votes in-person, as of October 28, and in Waynesboro they had received 126 of 202 mailed absentee ballots and 142 votes in person, as of October 21. Read More

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Firefighters Save Dog From Earthquake Rubble

Cemeteries were heavily damaged in the stricken mountain villages, with images showing coffins spilling out of the built structures that are typical in Italy. 31, 2016. Italian authorities say the number of people living in shelters after a series of powerful earthquakes in central Italy has risen to around 22,000. Read More

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Lebanese parliament elects new president, ending vacuum

Lebanese parliament elects new president, ending vacuum

He also wished for the Lebanese president's success and the Lebanese nation's pride, saying: "The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to develop ties with friend country of Lebanon in all political, economic and cultural fields". A statement from the State Department said Lebanese parties must also uphold global obligations, including U.N. Security Council resolutions which say there must be no authority in Lebanon other than that of the government - a reference to Hezbollah. Read More

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Korea agree to step up pressure on N. Korea

The deputy foreign ministers who held talks in Tokyo made clear that North Korea now poses a new level of threat and requires broader global pressure and tougher sanctions. "I think we need different measures that can deal with it accordingly". South Korea has chose to restart talks with Japan on signing a bilateral agreement on sharing sensitive military information, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said Thursday. Read More

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