ATLANTA (Reuters) – Alabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car, prison officials said. Torrey McNabb, 40, was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. (0238 GMT) at the Hollman Correctional Facility in Atmore. He was convicted of killing Montgomery police officer
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Protesters shouted “Go home Nazis” as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence. Richard Spencer’s event at the university in Gainesville, which prompted the governor to declare a state
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(Reuters) – The New York Yankees, traditionally one of the most reviled teams in Major League Baseball due to its long history of success, are adjusting to a new label – likeable underdogs. The team, which few predicted would make the playoffs in a rebuilding year, now find themselves one win away from the World
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LONDON (Reuters) – Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study. Almost all pollution-related deaths – around 92 percent – are in poor or middle-income countries, the research found. And in rapidly industrializing countries such as India,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The LAPD robbery and homicide division interviewed a potential sexual assault victim, spokesman Kevin Maiberger told Reuters. No further information was given on who made the allegations or where the
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