Friday, April 21, 2017

Arkansas executes first prisoner as legal challenge fails

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First prisoner is executed after legal challenge fails
Arkansas / First prisoner is executed after legal challenge fails
Ledell Lee, who maintained he was not guilty of murdering a neighbour in 1993, becomes the first to die in batch of executions
Paris shooting / Police search property as Isis claims responsibility
CIA liaison is first casualty of conflict between intelligence agency and Trump
Italy / Court rules mobile phone use caused brain tumor
Dortmund bus attack / Suspect arrested as police allege share dealing plot
Julian Assange / Arrest is a priority, says Trump's attorney general
spotlight
The American families hit by Trump's immigration crackdown
Torn apart / The American families hit by Trump's immigration crackdown
The president promised to target 'bad hombres' such as drug traffickers and killers for deportation but many affected have no or minimal criminal records
Samsung Galaxy S8 review / The future of smartphones
Hillbillies who code / The former miners out to put Kentucky on the tech map
The glitz and the grit / Las Vegas homeless stake claim on the Strip
Subject of Scientology film / Louis Theroux used 'morally bankrupt tactics'
Venezuela / Anger is on the streets. But change remains at the ballot box
opinion
Rivers vanishing into thin air / This is what the climate crisis looks like
David Suzuki
This is what the climate crisis looks like
Bill O'Reilly is vile. His departure from Fox is long overdue
Moustafa Bayoumi
Fear, anxiety and sleepless nights. The cold war terrors have returned
Van Badham
sports
Champions League / Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid and Monaco v Juventus in semi-finals
Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid and Monaco v Juventus in semi-finals
NBA / James scores 41 to lead Cavaliers to record-breaking comeback win
Premier League, FA Cup and more / Ten things to look out for this weekend
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