Legitimacy of Turkish vote questioned by European observers

That would be true had Erdogan not done so much to widen his powers during 11 years as prime minister and the last three as president. Although the margin fell short of the sweeping victory Mr Erdogan had sought in the landmark referendum, it could nevertheless cement his hold on power in Turkey.

Arkansas governor appeals for halted executions to proceed Monday night

Those included replacing midazolam with a barbituate more likely to render the inmates unconscious; using an inhaled anesthetic at such a high dose that it is the sole drug necessary; pumping nitrogen through a gas mask to deprive an inmate of oxygen; and deploying a firing squad.

Cleveland shooter's family publicly disowns him on Twitter

The gunman was identified as Steve Stephens, 37, who shot and killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin on his way back from visiting his son. "This individual is armed and unsafe and, quite frankly, at this point he could be a lot of places". Stephens "could be nearby, he could be far away, anywhere in between,"said Stephen D. Anthony, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Cleveland ".

Protesters Across Long Island & Country Demand Trump Release His Tax Returns

A man wearing a Jets cap held a poster with a clever pun implying: "Why are you PUTIN off releasing your taxes?" What would his tax returns say about his belief in personal civic responsibility and a fair economy? The demonstrations came on the date taxpayers traditionally have to file their returns by and just days before this year's filing deadline Tuesday.

Kenyan Runners Sweep 121st Boston Marathon17:10

Kenyan Runners Sweep 121st Boston Marathon17:10

Kirui repeatedly tested Rupp in the closing kilometres, with the American Olympic bronze medallist eventually unable to match the Kenyan's pace. The first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon is back this year, 50 years later. He will be hoping to convert his championship pedigree into a fast time after a year in which he has battled plantar fasciitis injury. And nine-year-old Wendy and 13-year-old Carlos, Kiplagat's two children, were waiting just feet beyond the line to receive ...