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Death row inmate chooses electric chair over 'inhumane' lethal injection

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over 'inhumane' lethal injection Haslam said in a one-sentence statement Thursday that he's declining to intervene in 61-year-old David Earl Miller's planned execution Thursday evening after "careful consideration" of the death row inmate's clemency request. Supreme Court has been asked to weigh in. In Tennessee, inmates whose crimes were committed before 1999 can chose electrocution over lethal injection. [Full Article...]

Luxembourg to make public transport free for all

Luxembourg to make public transport free for all The plan is part of a fresh environmental drive under the administration of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel after his liberal-led coalition secured a narrow victory in an election in October. Apart from providing free public transport, Bettel's coalition government also intends to legalise cannabis and introduce two new public holidays. Drivers spent an average of 33 hours in traffic jam... [Full Article...]

Small Christmas tree sellers say big retailers cut into their bottom line

Small Christmas tree sellers say big retailers cut into their bottom line If you buy a real Christmas tree, you've probably noticed the price going up every year. "There's a lot of stress, because it's like, 'Are we gonna sell trees?" This year, the Jeckers got their trees from North Carolina and Wisconsin. "They're asking so much more money for them". "It affected the amount of people that bought trees because what's burnt is like a little caterpillar, a little... [Full Article...]

Iran Hits Back at USA over Arbitrary Interpretation of UNSC Resolution

Iran Hits Back at USA over Arbitrary Interpretation of UNSC Resolution In a public statement before the closed-door talks, Netanyahu thanked Pompeo for the administration's "strong" stance on Iran , and said he looked forward to discussing joint Israeli-US efforts to "curb Iran's aggression in the region, in Syria, in Iraq, in Lebanon and elsewhere". [Full Article...]

Résurgence des tensions à la frontière entre le Liban et Israël

Résurgence des tensions à la frontière entre le Liban et Israël L'opération "Bouclier du nord", annoncée de manière inattendue au lendemain d'un entretien entre le Premier ministre israélien , Benyamin Nétanyahou, et le secrétaire d'Etat américain, Mike Pompeo, à Bruxelles, est le dernier épisode en date de la confrontation entre l'Etat hébreu et le mouvement soutenu par l'Iran. [Full Article...]

Le message d’Ali Bongo après la visite du roi Mohammed VI — Maroc

Le message d’Ali Bongo après la visite du roi Mohammed VI — Maroc Le Souverain s'est informé, lors de cette visite, de l'état de santé de S.E.M. Ali Bongo Ondimba qui effectue un séjour médical au Maroc, aux fins de rééducation et de convalescence. En début d'après-midi, le ministre d'Etat en charge de l'Intérieur, Lambert Noël Matha a, au cours d'une rencontre convoqué par ses propres soins, des ressortissants du Haut Ogooué à la Chambre de commerce, demandé ... [Full Article...]

Fortnite Creative mode is launching alongside season 7

Fortnite Creative mode is launching alongside season 7 Not everyone will get access to a private island though. They'll be able to build islands from scratch, create custom games, and more. There's a lobby too. Are you a techie who knows how to write? Sweeney was discussing Tuesday's announcement of the Epic Games Store , when he was asked what impact development of the store and the continued growth and support of " Fortnite " is having on older p... [Full Article...]

Extradition de François Compaoré: " Une victoire d'étape ", selon Me Prosper Farama

Extradition de François Compaoré: Ouagadougou l'accuse d'avoir été l'instigateur de l'assassinat en décembre 1998 du journaliste Norbert Zongo, très critique à l'encontre du pouvoir de l'époque dans son pays. Trois ex-soldats du Régiment de sécurité présidentielle (RSP), l'ancienne garde prétorienne de Blaise Compaoré , ont été inculpés dans cette enquête. [Full Article...]

Cette petite phrase "culottée" d’un proche du président — Emmanuel Macron

Cette petite phrase A peine quelques heures après les annonces d'Édouard Philippe destinées à "apaiser" le mouvement des gilets jaunes , Emmanuel Macron s'est fait huer par quelques manifestants, lors d'une visite surprise à la préfecture incendiée du Puy-en-Velay. [Full Article...]

One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan The Marine Corps tweeted that the incident occurred at about 02:00 on Thursday (17:00 GMT Wednesday). Two aviators were on the F/A-18 Hornet, while five Marines were on the KC-130. The Oct. 23 incident resulted in the West Coast Marine Corps training squadron launching an investigation into the flight pattern of a T-34C aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101. [Full Article...]

Mueller Says Flynn’s Been Cooperative with Russian Investigation, Asks for Light Sentence

Mueller Says Flynn’s Been Cooperative with Russian Investigation, Asks for Light Sentence While the court filing confirms that Flynn provided extensive information to aid Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation, an addendum attached details of the information Flynn supplied. Mueller, III, respectfully submits this memorandum in aid of sentencing defendant Michael T. Flynn", the court document said on Tuesday. He agreed to cooperate with Mueller under a plea agreement in wh... [Full Article...]

Teacher's Pet podcast Chris Dawson arrested over death of his wife Lyn

Teacher's Pet podcast Chris Dawson arrested over death of his wife Lyn Dawson, a Newtown rugby league player in the early 1970s, has always been a suspect in the case but denies any involvement in his wife's disappearance. He had his head in his hands as the magistrate read out the police case, including allegations of domestic violence against his wife. Since Lynette's disappearance, Dawson claimed she had run away to life with a religious cult in a remote area of... [Full Article...]

Facebook emails say it collected call records, knowing it was 'high-risk'

Facebook emails say it collected call records, knowing it was 'high-risk' This information was used to suss out potential companies to acquire. In 2013, such information showed that messaging program WhatsApp was more popular than Facebook's Messenger app and a year later Facebook purchased WhatsApp. Collins obtained the documents from Six4Three, an app developer that is now engaged in a legal battle with Facebook. Facebook knew collecting call records and text mess... [Full Article...]

SMSA: 'We failed our patrons at Global Citizen Festival'

SMSA: 'We failed our patrons at Global Citizen Festival' American pop-star Beyoncé on Sunday led an all-star line-up including Ed Sheeran , Jay-Z, Oprah, and Usher in Johannesburg at a concert to honor the life and legacy of late South African icon Nelson Mandela . He said there was a stampede when someone pulled out a gun. Security outside the festival became a massive issue once people began leaving the venue waiting for their Uber and Taxify ... [Full Article...]

Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington It features a photograph of Sully laying down in front of Bush and Bill Clinton, the man who defeated him in the 1992 presidential race. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq U.S. Rest In Peace, 41. Shortly before leaving the service, he married his 19-year-old sweetheart, Barbara Pierce, and forged a 73-year union that was the longest presidential marriage in USA history until her death. [Full Article...]

Yikes: Republicans Suffered Major Cyber Hack During 2018 Election

Yikes: Republicans Suffered Major Cyber Hack During 2018 Election CrowdStrike did, however, make RAM and hard drive images of the servers, which were then handed over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Let's say they had access to four active accounts". "To protect the integrity of that investigation, the NRCC will offer no further comment on the incident", the statement read. House Republicans suffered a major defeat in last month's midterm elections,... [Full Article...]

Brexit: May's government loses vote on contempt of parliament

Brexit: May's government loses vote on contempt of parliament In dramatic scenes at Westminster, the Government bowed to pressure to publish the "final and full" legal advice to Cabinet on the deal after MPs voted by 311 to 293 that its failure to do so amounted to contempt . The humiliating division came shortly before Prime Minister Theresa May was due to open a five-day debate on her deal, amid widespread expectation that her proposals are set for re... [Full Article...]

Theresa May affaiblie au parlement britannique — Brexit

Theresa May affaiblie au parlement britannique — Brexit L'expression désigne tout acte de nature à ou gêner le travail parlementaire. Les députés britanniques entament mardi cinq jours de débats sur les termes du retrait du Royaume-Uni de l'Union européenne marqués par un premier contretemps provoqué par le refus du governement de publier l'intégralité de l'avis juridique émis sur le texte. [Full Article...]

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS The three migrants were then taken into custody. McAleenan said that migrants are also illegally crossing the border in Yuma, Arizona, where video shows parents literally dropping their children over the fence. McAleenan, the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on Fox News Tuesday morning. Karen Mayeni, a 29-year-old Honduran mother with three children aged between 6 and 12, ... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria, denounced by scholars, journalists

Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria, denounced by scholars, journalists Pompeo's statement of U.S. support for the Kingdom comes after he wrote on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia remained a "powerful force for stability in the Middle East" and warned against any attempts to harm U.S. The US Treasury Department has sanctioned 17 individuals it said were involved in Khashoggi's death, including Qahtani, Mutreb and the Saudi consul general in Turkey, Mohammad al-Otaibi. [Full Article...]


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