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Bernie Sanders rallies Utah Democrats

Sanders addressed numerous same platforms, rattling through a slew of topics that formed the basis of his presidential campaign: supporting climate change research, protecting the environment, reducing student debt, raising the minimum wage, eliminating tax breaks for the wealthy and championing women's reproductive rights.



Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

Hernandez, 27, the former tight end for the New England Patriots was found hanged in his cell early Wednesday morning. Also on Monday, a Massachusetts Superior Court Justice ordered Hernandez's purported suicide notes released to this family in time for the private funeral service in Hernandez's hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.


Spurs look to rebound in Game 4 versus Memphis

Spurs look to rebound in Game 4 versus Memphis

The Spurs are favored by 10 points, with the over/under at 186.5 points, according to Westgate Superbook. The Grizzlies also put themselves in a 10-point hole in the first quarter and Conley said defensively they were not as engaged as they needed to be at game's start.


Judge blocks second Arkansas execution as lawyers say he faces 'tortuous death'

Judge blocks second Arkansas execution as lawyers say he faces 'tortuous death'

The typical dose is up to.1 mg/kg intravenously, or 8.5 mg for the typical inmate set to die this month. Williams's attorneys reported that 40 minutes were spent trying to insert the IV into Jones's arm. On April 20, Arkansas executed Ledell Lee , who was convicted in 1995 of murdering a woman in her home two years earlier. Jones was convicted in 1996 of raping and murdering Phillips in the accounting office where she worked as a bookkeeper.


North Carolina governor follows veto with judge appointment

North Carolina governor follows veto with judge appointment

In a choreographed sequence Monday, Court of Appeals Judge Douglas McCullough resigned and minutes later the governor filled the vacancy with former appeals court judge John Arrowood - leading state Democratic Party officials to cheer the selection.


Arkansas conducts controversial execution after Ledell Lee's appeal was denied

Arkansas conducts controversial execution after Ledell Lee's appeal was denied

Ledell Lee's execution was the first in the state since 2005. Dozens of death penalty opponents are gathered outside Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's mansion as the state prepared to conduct the execution. They would be the second and third inmates executed by Arkansas this month. The state had planned to execute eight inmates over 10 days starting April 1, but four of the men have received stays for various reasons.