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Arkansas judges put hurdles in way of execution spree

One execution stayed and use of a lethal injection drug blocked in planned killings of six other inmates.

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Passenger dragged off United flight plans legal action

David Dao suffered a broken nose and concussion as he was violently removed from a flight in Chicago, lawyer says.

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Pompeo: WikiLeaks is a 'hostile intelligence service'

Mike Pompeo lashes out at leakers of classified information in his first speech as spy agency chief.

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Fifth person dies in protests against Nicolas Maduro

Amid shortages of food and medicine, thousands take to Caracas streets as campaign to topple the president turns deadly.

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam: New Yorkers mourn judge's death

Tributes flow in for first black woman to serve as a judge on New York's highest court after unexplained death.

Sheila Abdus-Salaam

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UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.

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'Charging Bull' sculptor wants 'Fearless Girl' removed

Sculptor of bull statue says 'Fearless Girl' is attacking the bull and distorting the message of his art.

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Trump says US-Russia ties 'may be at an all-time low'

As tensions rise over Syria, US president seems to walk away from campaign promise to improve ties with Moscow.

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Ministers, top aides probed over Odebrecht scandal

Almost one third of embattled President Temer's cabinet under investigation for involvement in 'Cash Wash' scheme.

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United apologises for violent removal of passenger

Airline practice of overbooking flights in focus after video of man dragged off plane goes viral.

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