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The Supreme Court paves the way for the execution of a federal prisoner

The Supreme Court cleared the way for the first federal executions since 2003, an early morning filed Tuesday, after a lower court suspended an execution hours earlier. Daniel Lewis Lee was scheduled to receive a lethal dose of the potent sedative pentobarbital on Monday at 4:00 p.m. ET at Terre Haute, Indiana federal prison. However, a court order that prevented …

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German prisoner identified as prime suspect in Madeleine McCann case

Police have reportedly identified a new prime suspect in the case of Madeleine McCann, the British girl who disappeared from bed at a Portuguese resort 13 years ago. The suspect, who is currently under separate charges in a German prison, was not named. British police officers believe he was traveling through Portugal in the area where the little girl, then …

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The Afghan Taliban are talking about the collapse of the prisoner exchange and threaten to disrupt the US peace agreement

Taliban and Afghan government officials negotiated the release of more than 100 prisoners. The US-Taliban peace agreement provided for thousands of prisoners to be released within a few days of their signature. However, the Afghan government quickly rejected this schedule and referred to logistical restrictions. The publication was weeks behind schedule, and when the two sides finally met in Kabul, …

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Free American and Australian hostages in Afghan prisoner exchange

US citizen Kevin King and Australian citizen Timothy Weeks were forcibly removed from a vehicle in Kabul in August 2016, according to the FBI. Their release was announced Tuesday by the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), where both men were teaching. In a statement on Tuesday, the Taliban said that Anas Haqqani – the brother of Sirajuddin Haqqani, the group's …

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Taliban released two kidnapped American university professors in prisoner exchange

Kabul, Afghanistan – Afghanistan and the Taliban have reached an agreement to release two American university teachers, including one US citizen, in exchange for three Taliban members, the Afghan president said Tuesday morning. The American Kevin King was kidnapped in August 2016 by the insurgents in Afghanistan. El-EMARA Taliban over AP file President Ashraf Ghani told national television on Tuesday …

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"Remarkable" Wisconsin Prisoner Tells The Documentary Crew That He Was In Charge Of Murdering A Murderer (Report)

A documentary filmmaker alleged that a "notable" convicted murderer in Wisconsin had killed Teresa Halbach, whose death had garnered nationwide attention in 2016's Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer". "We have not confirmed the legitimacy of the confession," filmmaker Shawn Rech said in an interview with Newsweek's teams. " In a follow-up interview with USA Today, Rech said he does not …

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Russia and Ukraine dismiss 70 at large prisoner exchange, Trump calls it a "first big step to peace"

Some of the most prominent prisoners in a bitter dispute between Ukraine and Russia were released in a large prisoner exchange. The 70 people – 35 from each country – came to their respective countries on Saturday after their overnight stay. This publication marks an agreement that could help further relations between the two countries and end the five-year fighting …

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Prisoner found dead after recent attempt at disguise: NPR

Clauvino da Silva was caught trying to escape disguised as a woman from a prison complex in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro State Secretary of Prison Administration via Reuters Hide caption Caption switch Rio de Janeiro State Secretary of Prison Administration via Reuters Clauvino da Silva was caught trying to escape disguised as a woman from a prison complex …

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Exclusive: Iran's release of the Lebanese prisoner has failed.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The release of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese resident businessman in the US, following a four-year detention last month, was the opening address for US-Iran talks, according to three well-respected Western sources , The liberated Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka, who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2015, makes a gesture when he arrives on June 11, 2019 at …

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