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Arkansas kills inmate in latest of several planned executions

Intravenous lines are placed before witnesses are allowed access to the death chamber. Williams' lawyers filed a last-minute appeal with Baker claiming that Jones was still moving more than five minutes after he received a sedative, midazolam, that is supposed to render inmates unconscious. Read More »

GMA 'Surprising' Trump Still Polls Higher Than Hillary

A weekly tracking poll of the president's performance by Gallup published Sunday gives Trump an approval rating of 40 percent and a 54 percent disapproval rating. The 100-days measure has been a focus of the media since former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who signed 15 major pieces of legislation early in his presidency. Read More »

Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

On Wednesday, the company said a state circuit court judge issued a verbal order prohibiting Arkansas from using this drug in executions , and a written order followed on Thursday morning. Hutchinson said that it was not his preference, but that it is necessary because one of the state's lethal-injection drugs will expire at the end of the month. Read More »

North Korea Threatens To Blow US Aircraft Carrier

As the US has directed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and submarine at the same time for joint drills near South Korea, it is interpreted as a stern warning against any provocations by the North. US President Donald Trump hit the phones Monday to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with North Korea dominating the conversation. Read More »

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

Last week, on Thursday, Ledell Lee was put to death in the state's first execution in more than a decade. VARNER, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane". Read More »

Nouvelles manifestations contre le gouvernement — Venezuela

La crise que traverse le pays depuis la victoire de la Table de l'unité démocratique (MUD), la coalition de l'opposition, aux législatives de 2015, connaît aujourd'hui un nouveau pic. Une vingtaine de stations de métro et de nombreux commerces de Caracas ont été fermés. Mais le président dénonce pour sa part "un coup d'Etat" organisé par les Etats-Unis. Read More »

Présidentielle : le carton de Marine Le Pen dans l'Yssingelais

Dans un pays qui traverse une crise d'identité sur fond de chômage et de menace terroriste, chacun se revendique "patriote". La candidate du FN veut rétablir les frontières nationales et sortir de l'espace Schengen. Les marchés financiers, à commencer par la Bourse de Paris qui évoluait au plus haut depuis janvier 2008, ont salué par de très fortes hausses sa performance au premier tour en pariant sur cette victoire. Read More »

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (RUSHA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

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The New Braunfels, Texas-based company said it had net income of 36 cents per share. Rush Enterprises shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Rush Enterprises by 1.3% in the third quarter. At its Rush Truck Centers, the Company offers third party financing to assist customers in purchasing new and used commercial vehicles. Read More »

US, Iran Trade Barbs Over 2015 Nuclear Deal

An expanded version of this report appears on WSJ.com . In an ominous warning, Tillerson linked Iran's behavior to that of North Korea and said that with both countries, the US would no longer engage in "strategic patience". This week's reaffirmations of the status quo came via Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's certification of Iran upholding its nuclear deal obligations and the administration delaying a decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. Read More »

"Kiki" et front républicain "pourri", Le Pen la joue populaire — Présidentielle

A chaque jour de l'entre-deux tours, sa petite expression familière signée Marine Le Pen. D'autant qu'au premier tour, le FN a fait un carton dans les catégories populaires avec près de 40% des voix chez les ouvriers, note Les Echos . Bien voire très bien accueillie jusque-là, Marine Le Pen est sifflée aux fruits. "Emmanuel Macron est pour la dérégulation totale, l'ouverture totale, le libre-échange total". Read More »

Nantes: les éboueurs mettent fin à la grève

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La situation s'apaise. Des négociations dés demain sont prévues entre Nantes Métropole et les éboueurs. Les éboueurs craignaient avec sa disparition une augmentation du tonnage par agent, ainsi qu'une modification des horaires de travail. Read More »

François Hollande votera Macron face au "risque" de l'extrême droite

Il n'a pas manqué de critiquer le choix de ceux, à l'instar de Jean-Luc Mélenchon, qui n'ont pas donné de consigne de vote: "Face à un tel risque, il ne faut pas se taire. Le pouvoir d'achat des Français serait directement amputé si Marine Le Pen devait l'emporter et si la France sortait de la zone euro; si les restrictions aux échanges commerciaux se multipliaient à travers des mesures protectionnistes, ce seraient des milliers d'emplois qui seraient supprimés dans les industries de notre ... Read More »

Bill Nye: CNN 'Doing a Disservice' by Booking Climate Skeptic

Happer was, honestly, an embarrassment. When asked to respond to Happer's claims, Nye said that the high rate at which carbon dioxide is being released is what's responsible for climate change and argued that it was in the United States' best interest to invest in efforts to minimize the effects of the phenomenon. Read More »

'Every country protects, for good reason'; Trudeau defends Canada's trade practices

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He attached a February 17 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that he said showed the American industry's woes were the result of "U.S. and global overproduction" of milk. It said the USA has "raised serious concerns with Class 7". "It has very little to do with the supply management system". While critics have argued this system is unnecessarily protectionist and leads to inefficiencies and lack of choice in the market, Alberta Milk says the system helps keeps prices stable and ... Read More »

Neymar ne jouera pas le Clasico — Officiel

Le buteur auriverde a encore une infime chance d'affronter les Merengues, les dirigeants catalans ayant présenté un autre recours devant le Tribunal arbitral du sport espagnol. Etant donné l'enjeu de la rencontre, qui s'annonce décisive dans la course à la Liga, les Blaugrana ne pouvaient pas se permettre de prendre des risques. Read More »

Hollande votera Macron face au "danger" du Front national — Présidentielle

Benoît Hamon, 6,35% des voix. Le président sortant, qui a renoncé à briguer un second mandat de cinq ans après un exercice du pouvoir marqué par une impopularité record, a en particulier mis en garde contre "un danger de rupture avec l'Union européenne" en cas de victoire de Marine Le Pen qui prône une sortie de l'euro et un referendum sur l'appartenance de la France à l'UE. Read More »

Présidentielle: à J-13 du second tour

La candidate n'a pas hésité à critiquer le programme de son adversaire qu'elle considère en faveur de " la mondialisation sauvage, la dérégulation, l'immigration massive, le communautarisme ". Mais le commissaire européen aux Affaires économiques et financières, le Français Pierre Moscovici, se refuse à pavoiser trop vite. Evoquant son ascension, François Hollande avait ainsi estimé une dizaine de jours plus tôt dans un entretien au Point qu'elle n'était que le fruit d'un "concours de ... Read More »

Présidentielle. Hollande appelle à voter Macron

La présence du Front national fait une nouvelle fois courir un risque au pays. "Face à la menace terroriste", a-t-il renchéri, l'extrême droite "stigmatiserait une partie de nos concitoyens au regard de leurs origines ou de leur religion" et "mettrait en cause les libertés et les principes qui fondent la République". Read More »

Nuclear sub USS Michigan heads to South Korea as "show of force"

Envoys from the US, South Korea and Japan are also due to meet in Japan on Tuesday to discuss the current crisis. South Korea's Defense Ministry has said North Korea appears ready to conduct such "strategic provocations" at any time. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will join Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Gen. Joseph Dunford in briefing the Senate on North Korea. Read More »

Corbyn urges Scots to back Labour against 'vicious' Tories

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He added: "This could spell bad news for the Brexit-hit pound; the prospect of losing further ground to the euro may be heightened by uncertainty surrounding June's General Election, with sterling volatility far from over". Tory party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin said the country would be at greater risk of terrorist attack if governed by the Labour leader as he is "not suitable" to make "uncomfortable decisions" relating to terrorism and security. Read More »

California: Teens rush Oakland regional train, rob riders

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One purse and a duffel bag were seized along with five phones. "We've been authorizing overtime for key stations, specifically Oakland", she said. The teens reportedly all fled into the surrounding East Oakland neighborhood before officers could arrive, reported SFGate .com. Read More »

Syria chemical attack undeniable, says OPCW chief

On Wednesday (local time), France said it would soon provide proof of the Syrian regime's involvement in the latest attack as well. "Definitely, 100 percent for us, it's fabrication", he said. The draft had also called for investigators to visit the Shayrat airbase - bombed by the United States after the attack - to "verify allegations concerning the storage of chemical weapons" there. Read More »