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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows John David Battaglia who is scheduled for execution Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Huntsville, Texas, for the May 2001 slayings of his two daughters. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 10:17 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone lost last-ditch appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court to spare his life on Thursday night. John David Battaglia, 62, is set for execution for...
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Maldivian opposition protestors shout slogans demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians.(AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 01, 2018 - 9:40 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Opponents of the Maldives government clashed with police on the streets of the capital Friday as they demanded the release of imprisoned politicians whose convictions were overturned by the Supreme Court. The court late Thursday had ordered the release of politicians including...
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Maldivian opposition protestors shout slogans demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians.(AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 01, 2018 - 9:25 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Opponents of the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital as they demanded the release of imprisoned politicians whose convictions were overturned by the Supreme Court. The court late Thursday had ordered the release of a jailed former vice...
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February 01, 2018 - 9:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from deporting dozens of Christian Indonesians who fear persecution if returned home, until they're given a chance to fight their removal. U.S. District Judge Patti Saris in Boston said 50 Indonesians living illegally in New Hampshire...
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows John David Battaglia who is scheduled for execution Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Huntsville, Texas, for the May 2001 slayings of his two daughters. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:12 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone is looking to the U.S. Supreme Court to spare his life. John David Battaglia, 62, is set for execution Thursday evening for the May 2001...
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Maldivian police officers detain an opposition protestor demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 01, 2018 - 7:52 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Political opponents of the Maldives government clashed with police on the streets of the capital early Friday after the Supreme Court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians, including an ex-president living in exile in Britain. Hundreds of people celebrated in Male by...
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February 01, 2018 - 7:21 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from deporting dozens of Christian Indonesians who fear persecution if returned home, until they're given a chance to fight their removal. U.S. District Judge Patti Saris in Boston said 50 Indonesians living illegally in New Hampshire...
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February 01, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says an April date for a retrial of New York's former assembly speaker will proceed on schedule after his "Hail Mary" appeal to the Supreme Court failed. Manhattan federal court Judge Valerie Caproni refused Thursday to delay the April 16 trial for Sheldon Silver. Silver...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:51 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a 2015 decision that blocked Endangered Species Act protections for iconic bison herds in Yellowstone National Park. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper said in a ruling late Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, June 19, 2017, forensic officers move the van which struck pedestrians near a Mosque at Finsbury Park in north London. A Crown Court on Thursday Feb. 1, 2018, found Darren Osborne guilty of murder and attempted murder in the June 2017 attack in the city's Finsbury Park neighborhood. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
February 01, 2018 - 11:30 am
LONDON (AP) — A man who drove a van into a crowd of worshippers near a north London mosque after expressing far-right and anti-Muslim opinions was convicted Thursday of murder and attempted murder. A jury at London's Woolwich Crown Court deliberated for about an hour before finding 48-year-old...
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