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  1. Ap Photos: Pakistan religious schools in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... militancy and terrorism. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed 20 measures including reintroducing the death penalty for terrorism-related cases, freezing funding for militants, ending religious extremism and protecting minorities. The action plan ...

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  2. Ap Photos: Pakistan religious schools in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... militancy and terrorism. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed 20 measures including reintroducing the death penalty for terrorism-related cases, freezing funding for militants, ending religious extremism and protecting minorities. The action plan ...

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  3. Indonesia to press ahead with executions, rules out prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Indonesia's security minister said Thursday that Jakarta would press ahead with the execution of two Australian drug smugglers and other foreign convicts, ruling out an offer of a prisoner swap put forward by Canberra. Indonesian police escort death row prisoner, Australian Myuran Sukumaran, in Cilacap in central Java on March 4, 2015 to a maximum security prison where he is expected to be executed "In accordance with the president's order, the death penalty handed to the convicts will still be conducted," Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno told reporters in Jakarta.

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  4. Indonesia dismisses eleventh-hour attempt to save Bali 9 smugglersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... bid to smuggle more than 8 kilograms of heroin from Bali to Australia. "We abhor drug crime, but we abhor the death penalty. We think that these two Australians deserve to be punished, but they certainly don't deserve to be executed," he said. The ...

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  5. Indonesia rejects prisoner swap to save death row AustraliansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... also insisted the executions would go ahead. President Joko Widodo has been a vocal supporter of the death penalty for drug traffickers, saying that Indonesia is facing an "emergency" due to the rising use of narcotics. - Global implications - The ...

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  6. Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penaltyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A statewide coalition working to eliminate the use of capital punishment is helping establish a conservative group also against the death penalty. Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is working with Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, a national network of political and social conservatives questioning the alignment of capital punishment with conservative principles and values.

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  7. Jurors in Jodi Arias case to resume deliberations ThursdayRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Alexander. That jury deadlocked on her punishment. If the case's current jury can't decide on a sentence, the death penalty would be removed as an option and the judge would decide if Arias serves life in prison or gets a chance for release after 25 ...

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  8. Prisoner swap deal considered for lives of Chan and SukumaranRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... PHILIP RUDDOCK: Whatever happens, our determination will in no way be dented. We want to see the use of the death penalty, state sanctioned killing, brought to an end around the world and we are going to continue to campaign for that. JAMES GLENDAY: ...

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  9. Meet the woman who is defending Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    The lawyer who is defending Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court has a well-known track record of getting her clients life sentences instead of the death penalty. Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke previously defended Susan Smith, who drowned her two children, Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski, Atlanta Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph, and Tucson shooter Jared Loughner.

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  10. Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... statements in front of U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr., right rear, on the first day of the federal death penalty tria... (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File). FILE - This undated file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013, by the ...

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  11. Indonesia to press ahead with Australia executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Indonesian police armored vehicles carrying Australians on death row Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran leave the maximum security prison in Nusa Kambangan Indonesia's security minister has said that Jakarta will press ahead with the execution of two Australian drug smugglers and other foreign convicts, ruling out an offer of a prisoner swap put forward by Canberra. "In accordance with the president's order, the death penalty handed to the convicts will still be conducted," Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno told reporters in Jakarta.

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  12. Indonesia minister says it rejects Australia's prisoner swop proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... of Mr Sukumaran and Mr Chan so that we could have officials explore these ideas." Australia does not have the death penalty and a recent survey by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute think tank showed nearly two-thirds of the public disapproved of the ...

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  13. Governor's suspension of death penalty to go to state Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Wolf announced in February that he had suspended the death penalty in the state until he can review an impending report on the subject. "This moratorium is in no way an expression of sympathy for the guilty on death row," Wolf said in a statement on Feb. 13. "This decision is based on a flawed system that has been proven to be an endless cycle of court proceedings, Wolf's moratorium on capital punishment might not last long.

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  14. Indonesia says to press ahead with executions, rules out Australian offerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    Indonesia's security minister said Thursday that Jakarta would press ahead with the execution of two Australian drug smugglers and other foreign convicts, ruling out an offer of a prisoner swap put forward by Canberra. "In accordance with the president's order, the death penalty handed to the convicts will still be conducted," Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno told reporters in Jakarta.

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  15. Moral argument for lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, not a political oneRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Age

    ... our hearts if the executions proceed. It is still not too late for Indonesia to reconsider. Some say that the death penalty is no deterrent to drug trafficking. However, given all the political pressure and the media and public outcry over Andrew ...

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  16. Federal police deny they have Bali nine blood on their handsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Federal Court judge Paul Finn found in 2006 that the AFP only had the power to refuse assistance in overseas death penalty cases if charges had already been laid. He ruled that the AFP's conduct "fell squarely within the lawful functions of the AFP. ...

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  17. Australian man faces execution for murdering a Philippines teenager ...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    An Australian businessman could now face the death penalty in the Philippines after being accused of killing a child and orchestrating an international paedophile ring. Last month Peter Gerard Scully from Melbourne was arrested after the body of a teenage girl was found buried under a house he rented in in Malaybalay, Bukidnon.

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  18. McGovern: Prosecutors hammer theme of heartless jihadiRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The jurors got their first glimpse at the horrific carnage that defense attorneys admit was caused by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line, and prosecutors will keep hitting them hard with it as evidence of his guilt while they pursue their real agenda - the death penalty. Yesterday's testimony and brutally graphic exhibits made it clear that prosecutors intend to override the defense argument that Tsarnaev was a young, innocent dupe, hopelessly following his older brother Tamerlan's lead.

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  19. Lawyers: Georgia Waffles on Execution with Cloudy DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    ... 24 and it was set to expire March 26, Hogan, the department spokeswoman, said Wednesday. Georgia and other death penalty states have bought execution drugs from compounding pharmacies in recent years after pharmaceutical companies stopped selling to ...

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  20. PERTH: Capital punishment - Jokowi's twin policy positionsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    As Indonesia moves into the final phase of its preparations for the execution of 10 convicted drug offenders, it's worth pausing for a moment to ponder some disturbing statistics. These figures, not widely broadcast but readily available, should certainly be a cause for concern for president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who has crafted an image around his response to the twin challenges of Indonesia's alleged "drug emergency" and the escalating number of Indonesian nationals facing the death penalty in other countries.

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