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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas executed a man on Tuesday for murdering a store owner during a robbery in 2004, despite calls from some relatives of the victim that his life be spared. Death Row inmate Christopher Young is shown in this undated handout photo provided July 16, 2018. Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify before Congress to discuss Russia next week, the Republican chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters on Tuesday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at Camp Alvarado in Kabul, Afghanistan July 9, 2018. Andrew Harnik/Pool via Reuters U.S. Senator Bob Corker
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(Reuters) – Reviving supersonic passenger flights will harm the environment as the jets will not likely be able to comply with existing fuel efficiency, pollution and noise standards for subsonic aircraft, according to a study released on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The Aerion AS2, the world’s first supersonic business jet, being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Republican congressman filmed for Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical television series who appeared to back a fictitious scheme to train toddlers to use guns said on Monday that he was the victim of “a sick fraud.” U.S. Representative Dana Rohrabacher speaks with fellow attendees before President Donald Trump’s remarks at a
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday postponed the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman by two months, to Nov. 5, after Guzman’s lawyer said he needed more time to review evidence recently received from prosecutors. FILE PHOTO: Recaptured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When it became clear that President Donald Trump was seriously considering nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservative judge’s former law clerks swung into action as among his most energetic public cheerleaders. FILE PHOTO: With the U.S. Supreme Court building in the background, Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump. The indictment, which alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy involving sophisticated hacking and staged releases of documents,
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