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Supreme Court blocks execution of Texas man

In Texas, jurors must, when deciding punishment, weigh whether the defendant would pose a danger in the future. Buck had tried for years to get federal courts to look at his claim that his rights were violated when jurors were told by a defense expert witness that Buck was more likely to be risky in the future because he is black.

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Here's Why You'll See Red Xs All Over Facebook Tomorrow

It's not because photos won't load but a way to spread awareness of modern-day slavery and human trafficking. It includes sex trafficking, domestic servitude, forced labor and child labor. You may be seeing red "x"-s throughout your Facebook news feed today". There, you can find downloadable resources, including red Xs. Part of why the human catastrophe of 21st century enslavement remains largely unknown is the type of slavery most people are trapped in - sex trafficking.

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Alt-right leader Richard Spencer expelled at CPAC conference

Then Schneider launched into a laundry list of ways the alt-right is not the conservative movement: "They are anti-Semites, they are racists, they are sexists". "He made people feel from the beginning you were part of this movement", Conway said. While some have called those who push the envelope on free speech by adopting offensive language "heroic", others have noted that using the First Amendment for the objective of shocking the masses and stoking controversy isn't the best way to show ...

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2 $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold in MA

Kansas Lottery spokeswoman Sally Lunsford said in an e-mail that the winning ticket in Kansas was purchased in the northeast part of the state. The game's website says the winning ticket was sold in Indiana. According to news reports Thursday morning, the winning ticket was sold at a store in Lafayette, Ind. His ticket matched four white ball numbers and the Powerball number to win the $50,000 prize.

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Jimmy Fallon envisions a news network with President Trump at the helm

Zingers about Trump's Swedish confusion that were amusing the day before were less so Tuesday, as news broke of rioting in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb. He also patted himself on the back for finding a candidate to replace his former national security adviser, who resigned amid allegations of collusion with Russian officials.

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Governor vetoes bill he feared would take money from Planned Parenthood

The Virginia Department of Health now has a contract with Planned Parenthood to provide testing for sexually transmitted infections, according to the Richmond-Times Dispatch. Planned Parenthood Votes donated nearly $1.2 million to McAuliffe's 2013 campaign for governor. The Virginia Bureau of Watchdog.org reported that Planned Parenthood contributed more than $1.7 million to McAuliffe's gubernatorial campaign in 2013.