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Solomon Graves, right, explains to members of the media the ground rules for selecting media witnesses for the scheduled execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner, Ark., Thursday, April 27, 2017. Three media witnesses are allowed. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
The Latest: Attorney: Reports of execution 'horrifying'An attorney for the fourth Arkansas inmate executed in eight days says accounts of the lethal injection are "horrifying."
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Asia-based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption chargesAn Asia-based FIFA official has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to charges relating to bribery and corruption in elections for soccer's world governing body
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San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol, right, talks with forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 6 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-96 Thursday night to take the series 4-2
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for the death of a former deputy warden killed after Williams escaped from prison in 1999. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurneyArkansas has executed its fourth inmate in eight days, wrapping up an accelerated schedule with a lethal injection that left the prisoner lurching and convulsing 20 times before he died
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People waiting for the green light to cross the street are reflected on the electronic stock board showing global stock index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Japan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low. The data released Friday generally were slightly weaker than analysts had forecast, though the outlook for the world’s third-largest economy remained upbeat. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Japan economy's vital signs dull in March, but views upbeatJapan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low of 2.8 percent
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Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for a dinner after she participated in the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool)
Fox host takes vacation after Ivanka Trump microphone quipTwo days after he was criticized for saying he enjoys Ivanka Trump's voice, Fox News host Jesse Watters says he's taking a family vacation until Monday
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A South Korean protester holds up a placard opposing a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 27, 2017. In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
South Korea: No plan to fix US trade deal or pay for THAADSouth Korea says it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S. or pay for the U.S. missile defense system
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Judge to sentence former head of Chicago Public SchoolsFederal judge in Chicago to sentence former head of the nation's third-largest school district for steering $23 million in city contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in bribes and kickbacks
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, Rep. Cecil Bell Jr., R-Magnolia works at his desk in the House Chamber at the Texas State Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Republicans control Congress and President Donald Trump has promised to drastically cut federal regulations, but for fiercely conservative Texas it may not be enough. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal lawsEven as Republicans control the federal government and President Donald promises to roll back regulations, Texas wants more autonomy to decide its own laws
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