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Arkansas carries out first execution in 12 years

Ledell Lee, 51, executed after US Supreme Court denies petitions to halt a series of death sentences in Arkansas.

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Julian Assange's arrest a 'priority': Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions remarks come amid reports that his office is preparing charges against Julian Assange.

Julian Assange

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Arkansas execution of Ledell Lee temporarily stayed

Appeals court considers request for DNA testing after US Supreme Court denies petitions to halt killing of prisoner.

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Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

carbon dioxide

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Venezuelan opposition renews protests against Maduro

New wave of protests seeks to pressure president to resign, but government dismisses rallies as lawless unrest.

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Asylum seekers from US surge into Canada

Canada is on track to see the highest number of asylum claims in six years following the election of US President Trump.

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Arkansas suffers more setbacks to execution plan

Ruling that one drug in the US state's lethal injection mix cannot be used upends controversial execution schedule.

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Rex Tillerson accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations'

US secretary of state says Tehran's behaviour undermines US interests in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.

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Caracas: Bloodshed at 'mother of all marches'

Opposition protesters flood capital Caracas and other cities as President Maduro urges supporters to also rally.

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Does Atlantic storm hint at early hurricane season?

A rare sub-tropical depression has formed over open water.

Atlantic

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