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Arkansas nears fourth execution in about a week

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Arkansas plans to end its series of April executions by putting to death on Thursday an inmate convicted of murdering a cheerleader and who escaped from prison and killed two other people … Continue reading

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Missing Toddler Found Dead After She Vanished While Playing in Yard

An Illinois toddler whose disappearance sparked a desperate search this week has been found dead. The body of 16-month-old Semaj Crosby was discovered in a Joliet Township home early Thursday, more than two days since she’d been last seen playing … Continue reading

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Apple is working on a service that could compete with Venmo

Apple’s plan to build its own cash transfer service in the vein of Venmo appears to be back on track. According to a report from Recode, Apple has recently held discussions with partners in the payments industry about a service … Continue reading

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Le Pen fishes for worker support as polls narrow in French presidential vote

By Brian Love and Jean-Paul PELISSIER PARIS/LE GRAU DU ROI (Reuters) – Marine Le Pen took to the sea on Thursday, promising to protect fishing jobs if she beats Emmanuel Macron, her pro-EU, centrist rival whose commanding poll lead has … Continue reading

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The Latest: Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 5 p.m. Russia has denounced what it called “aggression” against Syria in the wake of an apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport. Foreign … Continue reading

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Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast: authorities

FILE PHOTO: Russian Navy’s reconnaissance ship Liman of the Black Sea fleet sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey, October 21, 2016. A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey’s … Continue reading

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Boy, 17, Arrested In Shooting Death Of His 13-Year-Old Sister: Cops

A Florida teen has been arrested after his 13-year-old sister was found dead with a gunshot to the head this week. Martaevious Santiago was celebrating his 17th birthday Tuesday before the death of his sister, Tedra King. Read: Teen Accidentally Shoots, … Continue reading

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Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (AFP) – Nine democracy protesters were arrested in Hong Kong Thursday over an anti-Beijing rally in the latest swoop by police as activists say they are being persecuted. Concerns are growing that the semi-autonomous city’s freedoms are under … Continue reading

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Democrats Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ agenda to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour is finally being backed by the Democrats with the party introducing a bill to facilitate it Wednesday. In the past, the Democrats have been wary … Continue reading

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Utah Rep. Chaffetz needs surgery, will be away for weeks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz (CHAY’-fits) of Utah says he needs immediate foot surgery and will be out of Washington for three to four weeks, missing a key vote on a spending bill to keep the government open. … Continue reading

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