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Arkansas executes 2 men in one night

Arkansas executes 2 men in one night

Jones was administered the lethal injection at 7:06 p.m. Monday (8:06 p.m. ET) and pronounced dead 14 minutes later. On the morning of November 20, 1994 in Jacksonville, Ark., Williams forced motorist Stacy Errickson, 22, at gunpoint into the passenger seat of her auto at a gas station and forced her to withdraw money from 18 automatic teller machines for a sum totaling $350.


Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo

Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo

Shares were higher in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes in Sunday's vote, and many investors expect him to win a runoff election against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 255.13 points, or 1.37 percent, from Friday at 18,875.88, its highest close since April 3. The Nikkei index opened with gains of over 1.0%, but was unable to extend the gains drifted lower into the session break.



Police officer accused of sexually assaulting 2 teen girls

He did not enter a plea for the alleged crimes. He will be released after being served with the restraining orders at the jail. "Hopefully he'll be doing a lot better when he gets out", Waldman said. Guzman is accused of engaging in acts of sexual penetration with the two on various dates in 2014 and 2015. "It is further alleged that Mr. Guzman provided both females alcohol and prescription medication".


Ohio Governor John Kasich Publishes Book

Ohio Governor John Kasich Publishes Book

John Kasich said Monday he will likely never seek public office again. "'I voted for him". He also says OH is more united because, "I'm not playing that stupid political game", Kasich said. "If I see something I need to do to help my country, that I really believe that I have to do, then I would think I would probably do it". The book reflects on Kasich's career, his run for the presidency and his views on a wide range of issues, from media coverage of politics to voting rights.



Francois Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk' for France

Hamon got only a third of the 19.5 percent secured by the maverick former Trotskyist Jean-Luc Melenchon, emphasising the disarray of the French Left after five years of Hollande. Chirac refused to debate Jean-Marie Le Pen on principle. Last night, rival politicians, including Fillon, the nominee of the conservative Republican Party, began to rally around Macron to prevent Le Pen from taking the presidency.