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US man ‘in no pain’ during two-hour execution

Arizona officials assured a judge during a nearly two-hour execution of a US inmate that he was comatose and did not feel pain at any point, according to a transcript of an emergency court hearing.

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Probe after #Arizona execution takes two hours

A condemned Arizona inmate has died nearly two hours after being administered with a lethal injection in what his defence lawyer described as a botched execution that should have taken 10 minutes.

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Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader opens

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has gone on trial on charges of inciting violence during anti-government protests that ultimately left 43 people dead.

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US Nazi suspect dies day before extradition

A Philadelphia man suspected of being an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp has died a day before the US government was set to approve his extradition to Germany.

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Kerry: #Russia complicit in downing of MH17

John Kerry has said the US has "overwhelming evidence" of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine.

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#Mexico children rescued from abusive shelter

Children rescued from a squalid shelter home in western Mexico have told horror stories after police raided it over allegations of kidnappings, sexual assaults, beatings and other abuses.

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US sentences Britons for supporting Taliban

A US judge has sentenced two British nationals to far shorter prison sentences than prosecutors were seeking after the men pleaded guilty in December to supporting armed groups through print and online publications.

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Judge rules against California death penalty

A federal judge has ruled that the death penalty in California is unconstitutional, citing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment system.

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Report: #Russia to reopen spy base in #Cuba

Russia has provisionally agreed to reopen a major Cold War listening post in Cuba that was used to spy on the United States, a Russian daily reported after President Vladimir Putin visited the island-nation last week.

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#Mexico rescues hundreds of 'abused' children

Mexicon authorities have rescued 458 children from a vermin-infested refuge for abandoned boys and girls, some of whom they believe were sexually abused.

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