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Supreme Court orders temporary stay of Nathaniel Woods’ execution in Alabama

In a stunning last-minute move, the Supreme Court ordered a temporary stay in the execution of Nathaniel Woods, who was set to die at 6 p.m. local time Thursday in an Alabama prison. The order, signed from Justice Clarence Thomas, comes as Woods’ supporters contended that he did not directly take part in the slayings […]

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Iran releases American scholar held since 2016 in prisoner exchange

Wang was exchanged for Massoud Soleimani, a stem cell researcher arrested last year on charges of sanctions violations. He was scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 11, but the Justice Department dropped all charges against him, paving the way for his release. After the exchange was made in Switzerland, Wang was flown to a […]

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