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Catholics Heartened by Stay on Arkansas Executions

According to the report, Arkansas was set to carry out a string of executions in a short period of time - eight over 11 days - a number unseen in the modern era. April 18 US drug wholesaler McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc sued Arkansas a second time on Tuesday, saying the state acted fraudulently in obtaining a drug it intends to administer in a record number of executions this month and demanding it not use the batch to kill people.



Labour MP calls snap general election a 'vanity project'

The Prime Minister said she was committed to regaining control of Britain's borders but refused to be drawn on whether free movement of labour would end as soon as the United Kingdom withdrew from the EU. "I will be knocking on doors in Edmonton in the coming weeks to get Labour's key policies across and convey Labour's message of hope". And Tom Blenkinsop, who has been MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland since 2010, said he would not be standing for re-election, citing ...


Uma Bharti dismisses the Congress demand for her resignation

Uma Bharti dismisses the Congress demand for her resignation

The Supreme Court restored criminal conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case on Wednesday. "I am ready to make any sacrifice for cow, Ram temple, Ganga and Tricolour", declared Bharati, whose espousal to the temple's cause had catapulted her to national fame.



Indian entrepreneur Vijay Mallya bailed after extradition arrest

Fugitive industrialist Vijay Mallya was granted bail after being taken into custody today by the Metropolitan Police's Extradition Unit at a central London police station. "Usual Indian media hype". The tycoon was arrested on Tuesday (18 April) by the Metropolitan Police on behalf of the Indian authorities over fraud accusations.



Maple Leafs rally to win in OT

Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian, bottom center, celebrates after scoring against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 16, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. The 19-year-old sped through the neutral zone, fired a shot that ricocheted off some players and then batted a rebound behind Holtby. The Capitals scored two early goals in the first period.


French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron (center), poses for a selfie with employees of the meat pavilion at the Rungis wholesale food market south of Paris , April 18, 2017. The top two candidates will meet in a runoff on May 7. Sarkozy said in a video posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts that Fillon "has the experience, the will, the project that will enable France to ensure a political change after the five disastrous years we have known".