Home | News

News

Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days

0SHARESShare FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the death of a former ...

Read More »

Arkansas moves forward with 4th lethal injection in 8 days

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Williams’ scheduled execution on April 27, 2017 won’t move forward, according to a spokesman for Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Rutledge said the state will not appeal a federal judge’s order staying the execution. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP) VARNER, Ark. (AP) ...

Read More »

The Latest: Inmate lurches 20 times during execution

0SHARESShare This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel) VARNER, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas’ ...

Read More »

Next battleground: An aging Great Lakes pipeline stirs new protest

0SHARESShare FILE PHOTO: Swans paddle near the Mackinac Bridge, spanning the Straits of Mackinac which connect two of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, in Mackinaw, Michigan, U.S. in June 2006. Tim Burke/Michigan Department of Transportation/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo 0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

Read More »

Falcons draft pick drops f-bomb in passionate tribute to his late grandmother, tells NFL 'Fine me later!'

NFL Network The Atlanta Falcons selected Takkarist McKinley with the 26th pick of the NFL Draft, and afterwards, the defensive end from UCLA gave a passionate interview for the ages. McKinley went on stage with a large photo of his late grandmother, repeatedly yelling “this is who I do it for!” After posing for photographs on stage with commissioner Roger Goodell, Deion ...

Read More »

Senate Democrats block quick vote on short-term spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Mark Wilson/Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats late Thursday blocked a quick vote on a short-term spending bill to keep the government open, roiling Washington with brinkmanship less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown and President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed for an ...

Read More »

South Korea rebuffs Trump's $1 billion use-charge for a US missile-defense system

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump hinted at stipulations for the US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system that is being activated in South Korea. Trump said that he wanted South Korea to pay for the anti-missile defense system, which he estimates to cost $1 billion, and also intended to renegotiate ...

Read More »

Elizabeth Warren: I'm 'troubled' by Obama's $400,000 speech

Elizabeth Warren. AP Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she is “troubled” by news that former president Barack Obama is getting a lucrative paycheck for an upcoming speech to a Wall Street firm. Obama is set to earn $400,000 for a speech in September to investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald, according to a recent report. “I was troubled by that,” Warren said ...

Read More »

A Heineken commercial puts Pepsi's 'protest' ad to shame

A pair discuss feminism in the new Heineken ad Youtube screenshot via Heineken Heineken released a new ad targeting social awareness issues that puts Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner “protest” ad to shame. The ad, titled “World’s Apart,” pairs people who hold opposing views on hot-button social issues like feminism, climate change, and transgender rights. The pairs, who aren’t privy to each ...

Read More »