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But, the bigger picture tells a very different story. This marks the second straight year that Landry's effort to end the death penalty failed. In Iran , recorded executions reduced by 11% and drug-related executions reduced to 40%. On top of that, Landry said, the state runs the risk of killing innocent people. "When we take the death penalty off the table, that doesn't recognize how important life is", he said.
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    Dutch police shoot suspect after chase crossing Belgian border

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    The chase, on April 7 about 4.20am, traversed State Highway 45, from New Plymouth to Opunake, and only ended after police laid down road spikes which disabled the offending vehicle. The female victim told police that a black man with a tan coat and dark trousers threatened her with a pair of scissors and told her, "If you say anything to me, I'll stab you".
  • Golf course advisory committee will explore alternatives for site

    Golf course advisory committee will explore alternatives for site

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    Golf skills will be a focus, namely with the short game where Tietz explains, "as they say in golf, "you drive for show and putt for dough.'" But the biggest emphasis is the goings-on in the players" heads. "We had other guys who were medalists or co-medalists at several meets so we got contributions from everyone, which is what a team is all about". On day one, he shot 71 and a 73 on day two.
  • Detroit Tigers pitcher hit in jaw says previous surgery helped minimize damage

    Detroit Tigers pitcher hit in jaw says previous surgery helped minimize damage

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    According to Baseball Savant, the exit velocity on Kipnis' hit was 106 miles per hour. The ball appeared to strike him in the face, and he instantly went down in pain. An update provided by the Tigers in the fifth inning confirmed that Zimmermann had passed Major League Baseball concussion protocol and was on his way to receive X-rays of his injured jaw.
  • SYRIA SHOWDOWN: Russia Blames AIR ATTACK on Israel, Trump SLAMS 'Animal Assad'

    SYRIA SHOWDOWN: Russia Blames AIR ATTACK on Israel, Trump SLAMS 'Animal Assad'

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    Israel gave the United States advance warning of its early Monday morning strike on a military base in Syria, according to initial reports, while the Kremlin charged that it failed to inform Russian Federation. Nick Heras, an analyst at the Center for a New American Security, said Israel appeared to have seized on a moment of worldwide outrage over Douma to strike Syria.
  • Divided UN falters in response to alleged Syria chemical attack

    Divided UN falters in response to alleged Syria chemical attack

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    More than 100 buses entered Douma on Monday to take the fighters and their families to Jarablus, which is under the shared control of Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces, Syrian state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV said. Mrs May sidestepped questions about whether Britain would be involved in military action during a visit to Cambridge earlier on Tuesday. Lord Hague, who was foreign secretary when then prime minister David Cameron lost a Commons vote he wanted to back action in Syria, ...
  • U.S. homeland security adviser resigns

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    McMaster, took over in January for Dina Powell . Bolton reportedly asked for Bossert's resignation on Tuesday but White House press secretary Sarah Sanders did not elaborate on that detail. The NSC's chief spokesperson Michael Anton also resigned under pressure on Sunday evening, after learning he would be fired. Bolt on a bureaucratic operator, have been expected to place his own stamp onto the National Security Council staff.
  • President taunts Russian Federation, says U.S. military response coming in Syria

    President taunts Russian Federation, says U.S. military response coming in Syria

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    US President Donald Trump and Western allies are discussing possible military action to punish Assad for a suspected poison gas attack on Saturday on a rebel-held town that long had held out against government forces. The guided-missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, which were used a year ago after an alleged sarin gas attack on Syrian civilians .
  • France's Macron defends arms sales, to hold Yemen conference

    France's Macron defends arms sales, to hold Yemen conference

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    When requested about civilian casualties, Prince Mohammed stated the coalition was doing every thing to keep away from civilian casualties in Yemen, however that errors had been inevitable in conflicts. The struggle has pushed the nation to the brink of starvation. As the 32-year-old crown prince continues an worldwide charm offensive that has included stops in the US, Britain and Egypt, rights groups urged Macron to pressure his guest on human rights violations.
  • Carpenter homers in 11th to lift Cardinals over Brewers

    Carpenter homers in 11th to lift Cardinals over Brewers

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    St. Louis newcomer Marcell Ozuna singled in the sixth inning to extend his hitting streak to nine games. "I try to do my job, I feel good". Junior Guerra (1-0) allowed one run and four hits in five-and-a-third innings in his first start of the season for Milwaukee.
  • Theresa May Won't Blame Assad for Chemical Attack, Not 'Confirmed'

    Theresa May Won't Blame Assad for Chemical Attack, Not 'Confirmed'

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    Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are due to visit the Damascus suburb of Douma, where between 40 and 70 people were reported to have been killed in a chlorine attack over the weekend. However, former PM Tony Blair told BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this morning that it was "probably not necessary" for May to seek parliamentary backing for United Kingdom air strikes, arguing that there is a distinction to be made between such strikes and ground ...
  • Weeks After Mission That Failed, ISRO Readies Another Satellite Launch

    Weeks After Mission That Failed, ISRO Readies Another Satellite Launch

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    The 43rd mission of the PSLV taking place on Thursday was declared a success by ISRO after the IRNSS-1I was placed into a precise orbit. Then, last week, the space agency found itself in the unenviable position of explaining how it managed to lose contact with its latest communication satellite GSAT-6A, two days after its textbook launch.
  • DEADLINE FOR DOCS: Nunes Threatens To impeach Rosenstein And Wray

    DEADLINE FOR DOCS: Nunes Threatens To impeach Rosenstein And Wray

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    Nunes set April 11 as the deadline for the document production. "We're not messing around here", said Nunes. -- Nunes Statement on Access to FBI Electronic Communication Washington, D.C. Nunes and other Republicans have argued the unverified dossier was the spark that eventually led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, whose investigation has resulted in the indictment of several of Trump's close aides and former officials.
  • Trump Signs Bill Targeting Online Sex Trafficking Facilitators

    Trump Signs Bill Targeting Online Sex Trafficking Facilitators

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    Law enforcement has lobbied for such legislation for years, and the bill had drawn support from Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a White House adviser. Last week, Backpage.com was seized by the Department of Justice even before the bill was signed into law. Rob Portman (R-OH), the chairman of the U.S.