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Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader.

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

The last US state to execute two convicts in one night was Texas in August 2000.

Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years

The US Supreme Court cleared the way on Thursday for Arkansas to conduct its first execution in 12 years by removing holds on the lethal injection of a death row inmate, just 30 minutes before the state`s death warrant expired.

US Supreme Court blocks execution

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state of Arkansas' request to execute the first prisoner in a tight schedule of eight death sentences before the end of the month, the media reported.

Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch was on Monday sworn in as the new judge of the US Supreme Court, capping a grueling confirmation process and filling the seat once held by the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia.

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

The Senate, which last year refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nominee to the court, voted 54-45 to approve Republican Trump's pick, Colorado-based federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch.

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

Republicans have a 52-48 Senate majority and all of them support Gorsuch, as do a handful of Democrats. The vote is expected at around 11:30 a.m. (1530 GMT) on Friday.

US Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee

Republicans were expected to fall short of being able to halt the filibuster, but have said they have the votes needed to change long-standing Senate rules.

US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

US Supreme Court nominee stakes out independence from Donald Trump

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.

Donald Trump announces Supreme Court nominee on Facebook Live

Donald Trump announces Supreme Court nominee on Facebook Live

The US President Donald Trump took to Facebook Live to name Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court spot.

Democrats to rally against Trump immigration ban

Democrats to rally against Trump immigration ban

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will lead the protest, which is slated to start at 6 p.m. 

US Supreme Court hears case on Muslims rounded up after 9/11

US Supreme Court hears case on Muslims rounded up after 9/11

The men were among 750 Muslims rounded up after the terror attacks, many on grounds that they did not have legal US immigration papers.

US Supreme Court takes up death penalty and mental disability

On Tuesday, the justices seemed unconvinced by the Texas method, which critics say is too subjective.

On Halloween US top court hears major costume case

The dispute is more substantive than it appears, pitting Star Athletica against Varsity Brands, both manufacturers of clothing for young athletes -- or in this case cheerleaders.

US Supreme Court's tie blocks Obama's immigration plan

US Supreme Court's tie blocks Obama's immigration plan

NALEO, one of the most important Hispanic organisations in the US, is holding a conference in Washington from today to June 25.

Supreme Court tie blocks Obama`s immigration plan

President Barack Obama`s efforts to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation suffered a major setback at the US Supreme Court on Thursday.

Orlando massacre: US Supreme Court may take action on state assault weapon bans

The US Supreme Court may weigh in this week on gun control, an issue smoldering again following the June 12 Orlando massacre, with the justices due to decide whether to hear a challenge by gun rights advocates to assault weapon bans in two states.

Senate obligated to vote on Supreme Court nominee: Barack Obama

Senate obligated to vote on Supreme Court nominee: Barack Obama

Obama made the claim today in an online video interview about his stalled nomination of US Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland.

US top court divided on major immigration case

President Barack Obama`s plan to delay deportation for nearly half of the nation`s 11 million undocumented immigrants was fraught with uncertainty Monday, as the US Supreme Court appeared closely divided on the issue.

Race and the death penalty in US spotlight

Advocates for two African Americans on death row for murder are seeking a reprieve for both men on the grounds their trials were tainted by racial bias, taking their campaigns all the way to the US Supreme Court.