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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets death threats ‘every day,’ blames ‘right-wing media’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that she receives death threats “every day,” and blamed the “right-wing media” for it. The New York Democrat and socialist star made the comments in an interview with the New York Daily News, [...]

John Hickenlooper would suspend federal death penalty as president

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he would suspend the federal death penalty if elected president. Hickenlooper, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, made the pledge during a CNN town hall Wednesday night. As [...]

Newsom takes his case against death penalty to national stage

Newsom’s executive order comes after California voters in the last two presidential elections rejected attempts to repeal the death penalty. In 2016, not only did voters block the repeal, but they fast-tracked death penalty appeals [...]

Gavin Newsom’s death penalty moratorium: Perfectly legal, but wrong

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued a moratorium on the death penalty in his state, granting a reprieve to more than 700 inmates on death row. “The death penalty is unevenly and unfairly applied to people of color,” the governor said [...]

A First Date for Two Rare Tigers Ends in Death at London Zoo

LONDON — The courtship went on for 10 whole days. They were kept apart, but tantalizingly close so that each could see, hear and smell the other. When the matchmakers believed that the time and the place were right — Friday at London [...]

‘Death to America’ Means ‘Death to Trump,’ Iran’s Supreme Leader Says

TEHRAN — When Iran uses the slogan “Death to America,” the country’s supreme leader said on Friday, it is specifically wishing death on President Trump and two of his senior officials. “ ‘Death to America’ means death [...]

Pakistan orders probe into death of activist during clashes

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistan has ordered an investigation into the death of a prominent Pashtun rights activist following a weekend sit-in that dissolved into clashes with police. Friends and family of Arman Loni accuse the police [...]

Teen’s death spurs federal, state safe gun storage bills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The death of a Connecticut teenager who accidentally shot himself with his friend’s father’s gun has spurred his parents to advocate for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage. Fifteen-year-old Ethan [...]

China Sentences a Canadian, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, to Death

Before his arrest in 2014, he had been an adventurous traveler who used earnings from working in Alberta’s oil fields to pay for his travels in Asia, Ms. Nelson-Jones said by telephone. He kept in irregular contact with his family, [...]

Medical checks ordered after 2nd child migrant death

HOUSTON (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency’s care this month. The [...]