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Washington state ends ‘racially biased’ death penalty

Execution was already extremely rare in Washington, with five prisoners put to death in recent decades.

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Palmieri scores 2, Kinkaid stops 21, Devils rout Caps 6-0

Kyle Palmieri scored twice and Keith Kinkaid made 21 saves as the New Jersey Devils celebrated their home opener with a 6-0 victory over the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals         

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The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to bury him out of concern the site would draw anti-gay protests. The National Cathedral will inter Shepard's remains in its crypt on Oct. 26.

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Death knell for capital punishment? Washington becomes 20th state to ban executions

Washington becomes the 20th state to ban the death penalty, building on a growing trend.         

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New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals: LIVE score updates and chat (10/11/18)

Taylor Hall, Nico Hischier, Keith Kinkaid, Kyle Palmieri and the New Jersey Devils will play their first home game of the 2018-19 season when they host Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Prudential Center in Newark. Watch video Taylor Hall, Nico Hischier, Keith...

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Opening statements in Jersey City murder trial stopped due to juror's illness

Opening statements in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man where adjourned after a juror took ill today. JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution began presenting its opening statement today in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man but the sudden illness of a juror caused an...

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Washington high court strikes down death penalty

"The death penalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner," the justices wrote. "While this particular case provides an opportunity to specifically address racial disproportionality, the underlying issues that underpin our holding are rooted in the arbitrary...

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Inside the looming crisis of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi knew Saudi Arabia wanted him dead. The dissident journalist had fled the kingdom for the US last year fearing for his freedom and had since been lobbing bombs at his country’s new leadership via columns for The Washington Post with inflammatory headlines such as “Saudi Arabia’s...

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New York City just became the next location to add a third gender option to birth certificates, marking a huge victory for the LGBTQ community. NYC joins the ranks of similar passings in Oregon, Washington, D.C., Maine, Washington and California. Mayor Bill De Blasio signed a bill Tuesday adding the...

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Tal y como lo comentó al anunciar su divorcio la tarde del miércoles, a Pablo Montero se le seguirá viendo junto a su ex esposa Carolina Van Wielink. Según fuentes cercanas a la ex pareja, el cantante lleva una excelente relación con la madre de sus hijas Carolina de 6 años y Daniela de 4,...

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Una enfermedad parecida a la poliomielitis que causa parálisis ha afectado a niños en varios estados, incluidos Pennsylvania, Colorado, Illinois y Minnesota. Son 38 los casos confirmados de mielitis flácida aguda (MFA),Una enfermedad que se asemeja a la poliomielitis que ataca el sistema...

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Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi tortured, dismembered in Saudi consulate, report says

Turkish officials have told the U.S. that they have proof that a missing Washington Post columnist was tortured, murdered and dismembered by Saudis         

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Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi tortured, dismembered in Saudi consulate, report says

Turkish officials have told the U.S. that they have proof that a missing Washington Post columnist was tortured, murdered and dismembered by Saudis        

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Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the United States and is now feared dead.

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Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia today despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the United States and is now feared dead.

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Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

WASHINGTON (AP) - Live from the Oval Office, it's Kanye West with a jaw-dropping performance.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump nominated U.S. District Judge Joseph Bianco, who has overseen many murder cases against MS-13 gang members on Long Island, to serve on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the White House said Wednesday.

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Higher interest rates a sign of U.S. economic might — and risk to it

WASHINGTON >> This week’s dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultra-low interest rates to fuel growth.

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