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Texas Man to Be Executed for 9/11 Revenge Killings

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. man who carried out a fatal shooting spree in retaliation for the 2001 terrorist attacks is scheduled to be executed in the southern state of Texas Wednesday. Mark Stroman has a request before the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his execution. But if it fails to go through, by the end of the […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Death Sentence Delay for Mexican National

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected calls from around the world — and from the U.S. president — to delay the execution of a Mexican man convicted of a brutal 1994 rape and murder. Justices Thursday voted 5-to-4 against delaying the execution, which was carried out just hours later in Texas. International diplomats and Mexican […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Death Sentence Delay for Mexican National

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected calls from around the world — and from the U.S. president — to delay the execution of a Mexican man convicted of a brutal 1994 rape and murder. Justices Thursday voted 5-to-4 against delaying the execution, which was carried just hours later in Texas. International diplomats and Mexican authorities […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Death Sentence Delay for Mexican National

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected calls from around the world — and from the U.S. president — to delay the execution of a Mexican man convicted of a brutal 1994 rape and murder. Justices Thursday voted 5-to-4 against delaying the execution, which was carried just hours later in Texas. International diplomats and Mexican authorities […]

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Mexican National Set to Be Executed in Texas on Thursday

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to issue a last minute delay of the execution of a Mexican national who is scheduled to be put death on Thursday in the state of Texas. The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court last week to stay the execution of Humberto Leal Garcia until the end of […]

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US Government Asks Texas to Halt Mexican’s Death Sentence

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. government has called on the state of Texas to stay the execution of a Mexican national, saying he was not told at the appropriate time of his right to consular assistance from Mexican authorities. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters Tuesday that the federal government filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme […]

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Obama Administration Calls for Halt to Texas Execution

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from executing a Mexican citizen convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old girl. U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli made the request Friday involving Humberto Leal Garcia, who is scheduled to be executed on July 7. Earlier this week, Leal’s lawyers asked the U.S. […]

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US Governor Pardons Irishman Hanged in 1845

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island has pardoned an Irish immigrant who was hanged more than 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted a murder trial. Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the order Wednesday pardoning John Gordon, who was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and […]

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US Governor Pardons Irishman Hanged in 1845

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island has pardoned an Irish immigrant who was hanged more than 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted a murder trial. Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the order Wednesday pardoning John Gordon, who was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and […]

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Irishman To Be Pardoned 150-Years After Execution

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island is set to pardon John Gordon, an Irish immigrant, who was hanged 150 years ago following what is believed to be a tainted murder trial. Gordon was convicted of killing the brother of a U.S. senator and hanged in 1845. Historians and law professors believe the […]

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