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This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Michael Wayne Eggers. Eggers, 50, was convicted of killing his employer and is set to be executed by the state of Alabama after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Eggers is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at a southwest Alabama prison. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his former boss at a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago was executed Thursday night after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Michael Wayne Eggers, 50, died at 7:29 p.m. CDT after receiving a lethal injection at a southwest...
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This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Michael Wayne Eggers. Eggers, 50, was convicted of killing his employer and is set to be executed by the state of Alabama after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Eggers is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at a southwest Alabama prison. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 6:11 pm
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing the woman who hired him to work with a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago is set to be executed Thursday night after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Michael Wayne Eggers, 50, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p...
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This undated image released by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Carlton Gary in Georgia. Lawyers for Gary set for execution March 15, 2018, are asking Georgia's parole board to spare his life, arguing that newly discovered evidence raises doubts about their client's guilt. He was convicted in 1986 on three counts each of malice murder, rape and burglary for crimes committed in 1977. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)
March 14, 2018 - 11:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the "stocking strangler" says newly discovered evidence proves his client's innocence, and his planned execution this week would be a "stain on the State of Georgia." Carlton Gary, 67, is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening at the...
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March 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mining industry groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon. The petitions filed Friday by the National Mining Association and the American Exploration and Mining Association comes as President Donald Trump...
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March 09, 2018 - 12:15 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court on Friday turned down a request from a jailed Catalan separatist leader to attend the northeastern region's parliament, where lawmakers are due to vote on whether to make him president of Catalonia. Judge Pablo Llarena wrote in a ruling that there was a risk that...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:35 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has turned down a request from a jailed Catalan separatist leader to attend the northeastern region's parliament, where lawmakers are due to vote on whether to make him president of Catalonia. Judge Pablo LLarena wrote in a ruling Friday that there was a risk...
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March 09, 2018 - 5:27 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Supreme Court has denied bail for an opposition leader charged with treason who is seeking to be released for medical treatment abroad. The court ruled Friday that Kem Sokha must remain in pretrial detention for his own safety and because the investigation...
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March 09, 2018 - 4:10 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Supreme Court has rejected an application for bail for an opposition leader charged with treason who is seeking to be released for medical treatment abroad. The court ruled Friday that Kem Sokha must be kept in pretrial detention for his own safety and because...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what would be the nation's most restrictive abortion law, making the procedure illegal in most cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The state's only abortion provider pledged to sue, and the attorney general said he expected a tough legal...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 08, 2018 - 1:58 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what is likely to be the nation's most restrictive abortion law. The House voted 75-34 in favor of the measure, which would make most abortions illegal after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said he'll sign the...
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