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Judge blocks Ohio's lethal injection plan, three executions delayed

Ohio executions delayed- A federal judge determined that Ohio's three-drug lethal injection protocol is unconstitutional, putting three executions on hold.

U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Michael Merz wrote in Thursday's 119-page decision that the use of the sedative drug midazolam is not sufficiently humane.

The "use of midazolam as the first drug in Ohio's present three-drug protocol will create a 'substantial risk of serious harm' or an 'objectively intolerable risk of harm,'" he wrote.

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State Dept. senior management team resigns: report

State Dept. officials resignThe State Department's entire senior level of management officials resigned Wednesday, The Washington Post reported.

Patrick Kennedy, the agency's undersecretary for management who had served in the role for nine years, resigned unexpectedly along with three of his top officials

Assistant Secretary of State for Administration Joyce Anne Barr, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Bond and Ambassador Gentry O. Smith, director of the Office of Foreign Missions, resigned as well, the report said.

All of them served under both Democratic and Republican administrations.

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Mary Tyler Moore dead at age of 80

Mary Tyler MooreActress Mary Tyler Moore passed away Wednesday, her publicist said.

The iconic actress, 80, has long battled diabetes, and her condition has deteriorated to the point family members are rushing to a hospital to say goodbye, TMZ.com reported.

Once source told the outlet she’s been on a respirator for more than a week.

Moore was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 33, around the start of her beloved run on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” a show about an independent young woman working in a Minneapolis TV newsroom.

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U.S. downgraded to flawed democracy for the first time

US falls from full to flawed democracyThe United States of America is now a more imperfect union.

The Democracy Index has downgraded the U.S. from a full democracy to a flawed one, marking the first time the nation has fallen into the lower ranking.

Other flawed democracies include Botswana, India, Japan and Ghana, while much of Western Europe stayed in the full democracy category.

Americans’ growing distrust in their government, elected officials and the media prompted the demotion, the Economist Intelligence Unit — the UK-based economic firm that produces the annual index — wrote in a Wednesday report.

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Minnesota Governor Dayton, 69, collapses during speech

Gov. Dayton collapsesGov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat was helped into a back room and appeared to be conscious, and two colleagues said he appeared to be OK.

House Speaker Kurt Daudt said minutes after the incident that Dayton was "up and about" and that the governor would be all right. Sen. Dan Schoen, who is also a paramedic, was among those who went to Dayton's aid; he said Dayton was acting normally within 20 minutes of the collapse and poking fun at himself.

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Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal on Voter ID Law

SC rejects Texas appeal on voter ID'sThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state's strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a discriminatory effect on black and Hispanic people.

The justices let stand a July 2016 decision by a lower court that found that the 2011 Texas statute ran afoul of a federal law that bars racial discrimination in elections and directed a lower court to find a way to fix the law's discriminatory effects against minorities.

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Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Killed in Car Crash

Royals pitcher Ventura dies in crashRoyals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. The tragic news was confirmed by his agency, ISE Baseball, and the Royals. Ventura was 25 years old.

"Our prayers right now are with Yordano's family as we mourn this young man's passing," said Royals general manager Dayton Moore. "He was so young and so talented, full of youthful exuberance and always brought a smile to everyone he interacted with. We will get through this as an organization, but right now is a time to mourn and celebrate the life of Yordano."

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