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A motorist passes through the tiny community of Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The state scheduled the execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varney for Thursday night. It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmateThe last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prompted calls for an investigation after the inmate lurched and convulsed while strapped to the gurney
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
A police officer helps an injured protester during clashes in front of the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. (AP Photo/Dragan Perkovski)
Macedonia's head seeks emergency talks after parliament riotMacedonia's president has called an emergency meeting of political leaders Friday, hours after supporters of the country's dominant conservative party invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, a resident in a rural South Korean town shouts slogans to protest a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in their neighborhood, in Seoul, South Korea. America’s top Pacific commander is confident in the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system soon to operate in South Korea to shoot down North Korean missiles. The letters read "Desperately oppose, Deployment THAAD." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limitsAmerica's top Pacific commander is confident in the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system soon to operate in South Korea to shoot down North Korean missiles.
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
File-In this Oct. 3, 2016, file photo, Kyle Palmer, left, of Idaho waits as his son Lance Palmer of San Francisco, takes a photograph of the scene looking south from Beetle Rock at Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, Calif. President Donald Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his predecessors, continuing the Republican's assault on Democratic President Barack Obama's environmental legacy. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee vi AP, File)
Trump seeks to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceansPresident Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order that could lead to the expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Labor secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate is poised to confirm Acosta as President Donald Trump’s secretary of labor. The vote expected Thursday, April 27, 2017, would make Acosta the only Hispanic in the Cabinet and complete Trump’s Cabinet as he approaches the 100-day mark of his presidency. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Senate confirms Alex Acosta as labor secretaryA former federal prosecutor and civil rights chief at the Justice Department, Alex Acosta, has been confirmed as President Donald Trump's labor secretary
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
People walk out from the headquarters of Sony Corp., in Tokyo Friday, April 28, 2017. Sony Corp. has reported a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Sony returns to black on healthy chip, game, battery salesSony Corp. is reporting January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Rebel Wilson sues Australian publisher for defamationActress Rebel Wilson is suing an Australian publisher for defamation over a series of magazine articles the actress says cost her movie roles by painting her as a serial liar
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Mike O'Donnell, of Wellington, Co., with Burris Optics, polishes a scope ahead of the NRA convention, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center with President Donald Trump slated to speak Friday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiantAdvocates for gun control say they aren't being cowed by a pro-gun White House and Congress
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin takes a question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where he discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold upAn AP Fact Check finds that some of the White House claims about President Donald Trump's tax plan don't hold water
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
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