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The Texas Appeal Court is delaying the execution of Rodney Reed, whose murder case has drawn attention to new evidence

The court's indefinite stay is another dramatic development in one of Texas' most famous death sentences in recent history, where more people are killed than in any other state. Reed has won bipartisan and famous supporters, and the court's ruling is a victory for advocates who have fought to end the execution of prisoners. "There is another reason for the …

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Steven M. Sipple: Ruud prefers execution for emotion; Frost's work is getting harder; and QB question | pillar

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – Things I Know and Things I Believe to Know: When Purdue's offense against Nebraska triggered one game after another in the late stages of Saturday's game, I wrote something meaningful in my notebook, which I thought was right , The comments by Ben Stille and Barrett Ruud suggest that it was not particularly meaningful. In any …

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Texas execution today: Larry Swearingen gets a lethal injection for 1998 when he killed college student Melissa Trotter

This undated photo of the Texas Department of Justice shows Larry Swearingen. Texas Dept. criminal justice A Texas inmate who argued his conviction was based on junk science was executed on Wednesday for abducting, rape and killing a college student from a suburb of Houston more than 20 years ago. Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at Huntsville State …

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The inmate from Georgia says before the execution: "I've never taken a life."

A Georgia man convicted of murdering a shotgun in 1996 claimed he "never took a life" before being killed by a lethal injection on Thursday. Marion Wilson Jr., 42, and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death for killing 24-year-old Donovan Corey Parks at Milledgeville, about 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. FILE: Marion Wilson Jr. …

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Tennessee Preacher Policeman Calls for the Execution of LGBTQ People

"They are worthy of death," Grayson Fritts said in a sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church, a small church in Knoxville he heads The Washington Post. The video was taken by Tennessee Holler an independent liberal news agency, and edited in a six-minute clip. "God has used the power of the civil government to send the police to LGBT geeks …

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Microsoft prompts Windows users to install a patch for the BlueKeep Remote Code Execution vulnerability

Two weeks after warning about a critical Remote Desktop Services vulnerability, Microsoft is concerned that about one million computers connected to the Internet are unpatched and vulnerable to attacks. There is a danger that CVE-2019-0708 or BlueKeep will become the next WannaCry if no steps are taken to secure systems. Although there is still no sign of a worm exploiting …

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Execution in Alabama: death row inmate Christopher Lee Price is executed

The execution of Christopher Lee Price was at 20:12. ET. Atmore William C. Holman Prison in Atmore reported to a spokesman for the Department of Justice, Bob Horton, in an e-mail to CNN. The prize was declared dead at 20:31. ET to Horton. "Tonight, Pastor Bill Lynn's family, who was brutally murdered almost 30 years ago, finally brought Lynn's killer …

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