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January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to run African swine fever virus tests for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly 116

December 5, 2018 5:38 PM Death-row inmate chooses fried chicken, awaits court rulings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee death row inmate has selected a last meal of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, biscuits and coffee as he awaits word on his execution from the U.S. Supreme Court. The Tennessee Department of Correction says David Earl Miller will be served the meal on Thursday afternoon. The 61-year-old inmate is scheduled to die in the electric 65

November 23, 2018 3:39 AM 4 players ejected from Ole Miss-Mississippi State game after fight

OXFORD, Miss. -- Four players were ejected from the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and Mississippi State after a fight at the end of the third quarter. Ole Miss appeared to score a touchdown on the final play of the quarter Thursday night, when A.J. Brown crossed the goal line. Players started shoving immediately after the play, and the fight spilled across 60

November 19, 2018 8:19 PM Four people found dead in execution-style killings in Philadelphia basement: reports

Four people were reportedly found fatally shot, execution-style, in the basement of a home in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Wednesday afternoon. Two men and two women were each found with one gunshot wound to their heads, Fox 29 reported. The victims have only been identified as a 31-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman. The male victims are cousins 93

October 30, 2018 2:19 AM South Dakota executes inmate who killed prison guard

(Reuters) - A South Dakota prisoner was executed on Monday for killing a prison guard in a botched escape attempt seven years ago, marking the first state-mandated killing in South Dakota since 2012, a state corrections official said. Rodney Berget, 56, was put to death by lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request by attorney Juliet 66

October 29, 2018 7:10 PM Belarusians commemorate victims of mass execution under Stalin

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusians gathered in Minsk on Monday to commemorate more than 100 people, including 22 writers and poets, who were executed by the NKVD secret service on Oct. 29, 1937 during Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s Great Purge. The 100 victims, many of them from the Belarusian intelligentsia, were among between 600,000 and 1.5 million people 74

October 20, 2018 12:43 PM Amnesty urges U.N. investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

LONDON (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared to be a whitewash of “an appalling assassination”. “The investigation findings by the Saudi authorities claiming that Khashoggi died as a result of a ‘fist-fight’ inside the consulate 67

September 7, 2018 11:44 PM Ex-Super Bowl Champ Jameel Cook Allegedly Stole $100K From NFL Player Trust

Jameel Cook -- a FB on the '02 Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Bucs -- has been charged with allegedly stealing more than $100K meant for injured NFL players and is facing 10 years in prison. According to the Harris County D.A.'s Office in Texas -- 39-year-old Cook filed 30 bogus claims between March 2016 and September 2017. The account Cook allegedly stole 88

September 6, 2018 5:49 PM West Side bike path attacker Sayfullo Saipov argues he can't be executed due to Trump 'SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY' tweet

President Trump’s tweet last year that the accused West Side bike path attacker “SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY” means that Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t make a fair, independent decision on whether to seek his execution, the accused terrorist argued in new papers Thursday. Sayfullo Saipov is charged with killing eight people with a rented pickup truck 64

August 5, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia to admit Iranian diplomat: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to admit an Iranian diplomat to head an office representing Iranian interests in the kingdom, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a rare move after the rivals broke off relations in 2016. “An informed diplomatic source said Sunday that Saudi Arabia had agreed to grant a visa to the head ... of Iran’s 49