Arkansas execution: Judge orders post-mortem

A judge has ordered a post-mortem exam on the body of a man executed by lethal injection who was reportedly in pain during his final moments. District Judge Kristine Baker’s order came hours after Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson dismissed calls for an in-depth review. Kenneth Williams, the fourth prisoner executed in eight days, convulsed and groaned, witnesses said. His lawyers described his death on Thursday as “horrifying”. In addition to the examination, Judge Baker also ordered the preservation blood and tissue samples from Williams’s body. Her decision came after Jason ...

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If Trump wants a new NAFTA, here's what he has to do

NAFTA explained President Trump has agreed to renegotiate NAFTA, the free trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada. But he’s warning everyone: If a new deal isn’t good, he’ll pull the US out. For its part, Mexico has said the same: It needs a win-win deal too or it will withdraw. Canada is also demanding a good deal. Before he gets a new deal, Trump has a long list of things to do and to worry about. Here is Trump’s NAFTA to-do list: 1. Get Lighthizer confirmed: Rober Lighthizer ...

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Jags look past red flags, select WR Westbrook

3:00 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said the team thoroughly investigated wide receiver Dede Westbrook before selecting him in the fourth round of the NFL draft and believes the former Oklahoma standout’s troubles are behind him. But Caldwell also said he made it very clear to Westbrook that he has no margin for error after a pair of domestic violence arrests in 2012 and 2013. Rds. 4-7: Saturday, noon, ESPN/ESPN App Draftcast: Follow the picks live »NFL draft home page » • By round: ...

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All The Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Characters Confirmed (So Far)

There are a lot of characters appearing in the upcoming crossover fighting game Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite. With so many to keep track of, we’ve compiled all the fighters that have been confirmed so far. Click ahead to see all the confirmed Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite characters. Be sure to check back often as we update this article with more characters as they get announced. Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite is set to launch on September 19 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Capcom previously discussed how the game is ...

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General Election 2017: May urges Scots to 'strengthen Union'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has urged Scots to vote for her to “strengthen the Union”, the economy and her hand in Brexit talks. The call came as she was making her first campaign visit to Scotland ahead of June’s snap general election. In London, Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn talked to young people, while the Lib Dem’s Tim Farron said he wanted to become the leader of the UK opposition. In Glasgow, Nicola Sturgeon said the SNP “will not let the Tories drag Scotland backwards”. The UK ...

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Week in tech: Bullied robots, 'flying cars' and apps for addicts

This app wants to reprogram your addiction Some weeks you just want to unwind with a few cocktails and beat up a robot. Since that can land you in jail, try decompressing with a look back on some tech news you may have missed. Technology for good Let’s start with the good. These startups are tackling addiction in an effort to destigmatize it and pioneer new ways of prevention and treatment. They’re using machine learning, apps, and online support networks to offer modern alternatives to AA. Meanwhile, Monday was Holocaust ...

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Thiem shocks Murray in Barcelona Open semis

11:54 AM ET Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain — World No. 1 Andy Murray lost to Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in the Barcelona Open semifinals on Saturday. Murray’s defeat came a week after he exited the third round at Monte Carlo. That loss prompted Murray to enter Barcelona to whip up some form for the French Open following a right elbow injury. Murray fell for the first time in three meetings with Thiem. World No. 1 Andy Murray failed to reach the final of a clay-court event for ...

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This Week in Space: Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks

NASA finally unfurled the James Webb Space Telescope! The JWST has been undergoing acoustic and vibration testing for months, but it’s been fully opened because now it’s time for the next phase of testing. That will take place at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. There, mission techs and scientists will test and calibrate the telescope’s instruments. The James Webb Space Telescope is the scientific successor to the Hubble telescope. Behold here the completely opened telescope mirror in all its glossy, high-tech beauty: Bears a certain resemblance to an ...

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Watch Hideo Kojima And Ken Levine's Tribeca Keynotes Live Here Today

Today marks the first day of the Tribeca Games Festival, and it brings with it panels featuring some big names that you’ll be able to watch live. Perhaps most notably, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima will deliver a keynote at 2:30 PM PT / 5:30 PM ET / 10:30 PM BST. There are virtually no details regarding what this will entail. His upcoming game, Death Stranding, is likely to come up, but the official description says only that it will be a “conversation” with journalist Geoff Keighley. That chat will ...

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Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

European Union leaders have unanimously agreed the negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK. European Council President Donald Tusk, chairing the talks in Brussels, tweeted that the “firm and fair political mandate” for the talks was ready. The 27 leaders – UK PM Theresa May was not present – approved within a minute the guidelines first issued on 31 March by Mr Tusk. Talks with the UK will begin after the general election there on 8 June. The deadline for completing the negotiations is 29 March 2019. EU officials said ...

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