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  1. New York move to ban fracking heartens criticsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Federal prosecutors are giving up their long pursuit of the death penalty against a woman convicted of helping kill five people in Iowa in 1993. Federal prosecutors are giving up their long pursuit of the death penalty against a woman convicted of helping kill five people in Iowa in 1993.

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  2. US backs off death penalty in Iowa slayingsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Federal prosecutors are giving up their long pursuit of the death penalty against a woman convicted of helping kill five people in Iowa in 1993. The government said in a court filing Wednesday that it will no longer seek to execute Angela Johnson in the drug-related killings.

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  3. Ohio House to consider lethal injection drug billRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... have created a de facto moratorium on executions in Ohio, which a decade ago was one of the country's busiest death penalty states. Ohio executed just one inmate this year: Dennis McGuire, who snorted and gasped during much of the 26-minute ...

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  4. Executions, new death sentences continue to fallRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report. The Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit organization that opposes executions and tracks the issue, said 35 inmates were executed this year and 71 have so far been given death sentences.

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  5. State to seek death penalty of sex predator charged in fatal...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Donald Hugh Davidson in the Dec. 1 stabbing death of a woman at her Middleburg home and abduction of a child, according to the State Attorney's Office. The Clay County grand jury indicted the 34-year-old registered sexual predator Wednesday morning on charges of first-degree murder, attempted sexual battery, four counts of sexual battery, lewd or lascivious molestation, kidnapping and grand theft auto, according to the State Attorney's Office.

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  6. Stocks gain most in more than a year on Fed, oilRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... the flow of money and people across the narrow... Federal prosecutors are giving up their long pursuit of the death penalty against a woman convicted of helping kill five people in Iowa in 1993. Federal prosecutors are giving up their long pursuit ...

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  7. State seeks death penalty for Middleburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTLV

    GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. - The Clay County Grand Jury indicted Donald Hugh Davidson, Jr., 34, Wednesday morning for the December 2014 murder of State seeks death penalty for Middleburg man GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla.

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  8. Taliban storm Pakistan school: Pictures emerge of Taliban suicide squadRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ries of images shows them lined up with assault rifles and rocket launchers. The massacre led to calls for the death penalty to be restored. 'It was decided that this moratorium

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  9. Nawaz removes moratorium on death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday approved the removal of moratorium on death penalty after the carnage in Peshawar killed 141 people. Addressing an All Parties Conference in Peshawar, the premier announced that the moratorium on death penalty, which was imposed under international pressure, has been lifted.

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  10. New York bans fracking after health report concludes the 'risks are too great'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... y the most emotionally charged issue I have ever experienced," more than gay marriage, gun control or the death penalty. Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, technology, and more.

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  11. Matthew T. Mangino: The future of the death penalty in question?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Texas, Missouri and Florida - were responsible for 28 of the 35 executions. There are 32 states that have the death penalty on the books - so to speak. Governors in Oregon, Colorado and Washington have imposed moratoriums on executions. In Ohio, a ...

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  12. Texas killer who targeted prosecutors given death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... former Texas justice of the peace that killed the wife of the prosecutor that tried him for theft received the death penalty Wednesday. A Jury sentenced Eric Williams, 47, to death Wednesday and Judge Mike Snipes compared his actions to notorious ...

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  13. Jonah Goldberg: Thinking about tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... Killing is worse than torture. Life in prison might be called torture for some people, and yet we consider the death penalty a more severe punishment. Most people would prefer to be waterboarded than killed. All sane and decent people would rather ...

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  14. Terrorists to die in wake of slaughterRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Standard

    Pakistan will end its moratorium on the death penalty in terror- related cases, the prime minister's office announced, a day after Taleban militants killed 141 people in an attack on a school. The assault on the army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, the deadliest terror attack in Pakistan's history, has triggered widespread revulsion.

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  15. Many facing execution in Pakistan are not terrorists, says ReprieveRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... anti-terrorism courts have been criticised as falling short of international standards. Maya Foa, head of the death penalty team at Reprieve, said: "Today's announcement puts thousands of lives at risk. The prospect of executions in the next 48 ...

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  16. Pakistan: Resuming executions 'not the answer' to Peshawar school tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

    ... that those responsible for this unimaginable tragedy are brought to justice. However, resorting to the death penalty is not the answer - it is never the answer," said David Griffiths, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Asia-Pacific. ...

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  17. The Death Penalty In South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Repealing the death penalty in South Dakota was considered last year and lawmakers are weighing their options when it comes to bringing a new proposal this year. Last year, the bill fell one vote short of being debated on the House floor in Pierre.

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  18. Pakistan mourns 144 deaths, vows to defeat terrorists as parents bury childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... and staff members, shooting most of them in the head. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a moratorium on the death penalty for terrorism cases, paving the way for inmates to be executed by hanging. An estimated 8,000 Pakistani prisoners are on death ...

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  19. Truth And RetributionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Prime Minister on Wednesday approved the removal of the moratorium on the death penalty in terrorism cases, in the wake of the horror in Peshawar. The announcement has been met with roars of approval by a grieving nation.

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  20. Sadiq&AmeenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... people sitting on death row for blasphemy, for crimes they never committed. Ameen: Did you not read? It's the death penalty for terrorists specifically. Sadiq: But that's the problem, isn't it Ameen? There is nothing specific about it. Go read this ...

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