GOP Sen. Rubio calls Durham report potentially one ‘greatest political scandals in American history’

Opinion 02/16/22, 10:22

A Republican from Florida compared a federal investigation into alleged political espionage to a national embarrassment. Sen. Marco Rubio believes more Americans should feel outraged about Special Counsel John Durham's finding that Hillary Clinton's campaign counsel paid contractor Fusion GPS to "infiltrate" Donald Trump's computer servers and monitor his cellphone data. "If ...

William Barr defends police, speeds legislation against mass shooters

Politics 08/13/19, 07:22

Attorney General William Barr at the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans, on Monday, Aug. 12, defended law enforcement officers and promised to speed up new legislation against convicted mass murderers in response to the two shootings earlier this month that left scores dead in Texas and Ohio. In ...

Death penalty and execution information 1976-Present

U.S. 07/26/19, 12:10

Criminal executions have been on the decline for decades in the United States, but the U.S. has not abolished executions. Currently, there are 57 countries that retain the death penalty for ordinary crimes. And there are 105 countries have abolished executions.  Death Penalty Information Center Yesterday, Attorney General William Barr reinstated the ...

Attorney general reinstates the death penalty

U.S. 07/25/19, 23:38

In a statement from the Justice Department, Attorney General William Barr reinstated the death penalty for the most horrific crimes. After nearly a 20-year postponement, the Department of Justice has reinstated the death penalty. Barr also directed acting Director of Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Hugh Hurwitz to schedule executions for ...

Death penalty trial set for dad charged with killing 5 kids

U.S. 04/29/19, 00:50

A father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home and then drove their bodies around for more than a week is about to stand trial for his life. Jury selection is set to begin Monday in Lexington County in the death penalty case of Timothy ...

Trump not ‘thrilled’ with California plan to halt executions

California 03/13/19, 08:14

President Donald Trump says he's not "thrilled" with California's plan to halt death penalty executions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom planned to sign an executive order Wednesday giving a reprieve to the 737 inmates on his state's death row. Trump tweeted Wednesday that voters don't support Newsom's decision on behalf of the "737 ...

High court won’t hear anti-death penalty Arkansas judge suit

Politics 02/19/19, 11:25

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision dismissing a lawsuit filed by a judge in Arkansas who was barred from overseeing execution-related cases after he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration. The justices said Tuesday that they wouldn't get involved in the lawsuit filed by Pulaski County Circuit Judge ...

EU states mixed on Trump demand to take back IS fighters

Europe 02/18/19, 06:41

U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back their citizens fighting in Syria is receiving a mixed reaction, as nations pondered how to bring home-grown Islamic State extremists to trial. The question of such foreign fighters has been a conundrum for the Europeans for several years. Islamic State prisoners ...

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