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US convict granted stay of execution after new DNA evidence

US convict granted stay of execution after new DNA evidenceWith only hours to spare, the governor of the US state of Missouri on Tuesday halted the execution of a man whose lawyers argued new DNA evidence exonerated him of a 1998 murder. Governor Eric Greitens stayed the execution of Marcellus Williams, 48, who was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman more than 40 times during a robbery at her home in the Midwestern state. Williams was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection Tuesday, but the governor ordered the formation of an investigative panel to reconsider the facts of the case.


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Democrats Nix Idea Of Trading Dreamersapos Protections For Border Wall More Deportations

Democrats Nix Idea Of Trading Dreamers' Protections For Border Wall, More DeportationsWASHINGTON ― Democrats on Capitol Hill said Tuesday they won’t allow President Donald Trump to use undocumented young people as leverage to get support from the lawmakers for building a border wall, locking up more immigrants and cutting legal immigration.


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