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Three Oklahoma inmates say they face the risk of extreme suffering, which would violate the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
Joseph Sledge, now 70, spent 37 years in prison for a crime that a three-judge panel said Friday he did not commit.
It’s the latest twist in a story that, to some, exemplifies the overhyped talking points that often get blown out of proportion during the two-week wait for the Super Bowl.
The rebels are reported to have seized control of the Donetsk Airport days after the Kiev government had declared it had taken the destroyed facility.
King Salman, 79, presided over the transformation of the Saudi capital, with a record of good governance, but he isn’t known as a reformer and is unlikely to shift the course of Saudi politics.
The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company’s Chapter 11 filing.
Alberto Nisman, who accused the Argentine leader of covering up Iran’s role in a 1994 terrorist attack, was found shot dead in his apartment on Sunday.
Grenades and blades were also found. In most cases, people forgot they had them. Our favorite discovery: a knife in an enchilada. The TSA said “the passenger’s intent was delicious, not malicious.”
The Houthis, who control the capital, Sanaa, are apparently hoping to exploit a power vacuum left by the resignation of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government.
Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was removed from office in a military coup in May, has been accused of criminal negligence related to a failed program to prop up the price of rice.