New questions in execution that was delayed at the last minute

New questions in execution that was delayed at the last minute

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Execution team members stuck an inmate repeatedly in the lower legs, ankles and groin in effort to find a usable vein before the state called off the lethal injection, according to a Friday court filing by the inmate’s lawyer. Prison offiicals said at 11:30 p.m. that they halting the execution because medical staff did not think they could obtain “the appropriate venous access” before a midnight deadline.  Doyle Lee Hamm, who has…

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Donald Trump Jr. calls Indian media “mild and nice”

Donald Trump Jr. calls Indian media “mild and nice”

NEW DELHI — The U.S. president’s son heaped praise on the Indian media and complained of coverage at home, as he neared the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate. Donald Trump Jr. said at an Indian business summit Friday that life since his father’s election “has been difficult from a family standpoint,” but that he’d enjoyed the coverage he’d received during this trip. “I love the Indian media. They are…

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Teachers return to Parkland high school

Teachers return to Parkland high school

PARKLAND, Fla. — Teachers and faculty returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, the first time they were back at the school since the Feb. 14 shooting that killed 17 and wounded 15 others. Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said teachers returning to the school on Friday are doing their best to be strong.  Runcie told reporters outside the Parkland school that he did not want to see teachers in his district…

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“I can’t take kids who constantly cry”: Woman charged with suffocating three babies in 1980s

“I can’t take kids who constantly cry”: Woman charged with suffocating three babies in 1980s

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin woman has been charged with suffocating three babies more than 30 years ago – cases that investigators initially attributed to sudden infant death syndrome, prosecutors said Friday. The cases were reopened in March 2015 after Nancy Moronez’s daughter told police her mother confessed to suffocating Moronez’s son with a garbage bag in 1980, prosecutors say. The two other infants died in 1984 and 1985 while Moronez was their baby-sitter. Moronez, 60,…

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Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA’s Red Gerard returns

Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA’s Red Gerard returns

Silver medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States is congratulated by Lindsey Vonn of the United States during the Ladies’ Alpine Combined on day thirteen of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on February 22, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. Andreas Rentz / Getty Images 9:00 p.m.: Lindsey Vonn has said repeatedly that the Pyeongchang Olympics will be the last Winter Games of her career. But her U.S. teammate and heir…

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Winter Olympics 2018: American Kyle Mack takes silver in men’s Big Air

Winter Olympics 2018: American Kyle Mack takes silver in men’s Big Air

CBS/AP February 23, 2018, 8:10 PM Last Updated Feb 23, 2018 10:19 PM EST The Olympics will come to an end this weekend, but not before the winner of the first gold medal for the U.S., Red Gerard, returns to the slopes. And American speed skating star Shani Davis returns to the Olympics to compete in his best event. Gold medalist in Mens’ Snowboard Slopestyle Redmond Gerard of the United States poses for a portrait…

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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka adds another gold

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka adds another gold

Ester Ledecka adds another gold in snowboarding Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic celebrates winning gold in the Ladies’ Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom Big Final on day fifteen of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 24, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. Cameron Spencer / Getty Images 1:05 a.m.: Ester Ledecka, who shocked the world with a gold medal in the Alpine super-G, took the gold in parallel giant slalom….

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Reports: Nanette Fabray, Tony and Emmy Award winner, dead at 97

Reports: Nanette Fabray, Tony and Emmy Award winner, dead at 97

Nanette Fabray, the Tony Award winning actress and three-time Emmy winner, has died, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times report. She was 97. Fabray died of natural causes Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes, California, her son Dr. Jamie MacDougall told reporters. When Fabray was 28 years old, she won her first Tony award for her performance in 1949’s “Love Life.” In 1956, she also took home three Emmy awards for her…

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White House alerted to issues with Kushner’s security clearance: Report

White House alerted to issues with Kushner’s security clearance: Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein informed White House counsel Don McGahn two weeks ago that significant information will require further investigation and delay the security clearance process for Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to The Washington Post.  The Post, citing three sources familiar with a call Rosenstein made to McGahn Feb. 9, did not detail what that significant information might be.  The reported call came a week before White House chief of…

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Ex-NFL player detained after threatening Instagram post

Ex-NFL player detained after threatening Instagram post

A chilling post on social media forced a Los Angeles-area school to close Friday. It was on the Instagram account of 28-year-old former NFL player Jonathan Martin, who was involved in another controversy back in 2013 when he accused teammates of bullying. Westlake High School learned about the post Thursday night, according to a spokesperson, who said “the safety of our students, faculty, and staff is always our top priority, so we made the decision…

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