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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix. A Nevada judge halted the use of a drug in the execution of Dozier hours before he was scheduled to die Wednesday, July 11, 2018, by a first-of-its-kind lethal injection mixture. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the execution of twice-convicted killer in Nevada (all times local): 11:24 a.m. A Nevada judge is halting the use of a drug in the execution of a twice-convicted killer hours before he was scheduled to die by a first-of-its-kind lethal injection mixture. Clark County...
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FILE - This Nov. 10, 2016, file photo released by the Nevada Department of Corrections shows the newly completed execution chamber at Ely State Prison in Ely, Nev. Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix, is slated to die at the prison by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before tried in any state. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:01 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution. Pharmaceutical companies have resisted the use...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix. A Nevada judge halted the use of a drug in the execution of Dozier hours before he was scheduled to die Wednesday, July 11, 2018, by a first-of-its-kind lethal injection mixture. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
July 10, 2018 - 8:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care if it's painful. But a last-minute lawsuit filed by a drug company that doesn't want its product used...
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July 10, 2018 - 8:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more." Trump is tweeting that he and Health Secretary Alex Azar discussed the issue Tuesday with Pfizer CEO Ian Read. Pfizer has issued a statement saying Read...
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Medical marijuana supporters hold signs outside of an Oklahoma Board of Health meeting in an overflow room in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The board said the state won't allow the sale of smokable cannabis and that dispensaries must have a pharmacist on staff. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
July 10, 2018 - 6:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma pushed ahead with emergency rules Tuesday aimed at fast-tracking operations of the medical marijuana industry, but not before concerned health officials tacked on requirements that cannabis advocates say will only slow things down. The state Board of Health narrowly...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Nevada prison officials plan to substitute one sedative for another, and use two other drugs never before used in executions when the state conducts its first execution in 12 years.. A death penalty protocol released Tuesday calls for using midazolam to sedate inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, then fentanyl — a powerful synthetic opioid — followed by the muscle paralyzing drug cisatracurium. The lethal injection is set for July 11. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File)
July 10, 2018 - 12:54 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada death-row inmate due to die on Wednesday by a lethal combination of drugs never before used in the U.S. has said over and over that he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care if it's painful. Scott Raymond Dozier's execution was postponed last November over...
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Sarah Elaine Mitchell, right, and Travis Lee Mitchell, the parents of a twin girl who struggled to breath after a home birth, appear in court in Oregon City, Ore., Monday, July 9, 2018. The couple, members of the Followers of Christ Church, that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils, have pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of their premature daughter. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 8:27 pm
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils pleaded guilty Monday to negligent homicide and criminal mistreatment in the death of their newborn daughter, who struggled to breathe for hours as family and...
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July 09, 2018 - 7:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A settlement has been reached between Colgate-Palmolive and a Southern California man who claimed in a lawsuit that he developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder. City News Service reports no terms were divulged in the deal announced Monday as the two sides...
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July 09, 2018 - 6:10 pm
News organizations are pushing for the public release of data detailing the distribution of prescription opioids throughout the U.S. The records could give insight into how drug manufacturers and distributors contributed to the addiction and overdose crisis. The federal government provided the...
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July 09, 2018 - 3:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. opposed a World Health Assembly resolution to encourage breastfeeding because it called for limits on the promotion of infant formula, not because of objections to breastfeeding, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday. Trump criticized The New York Times for reporting that...
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