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Texas executes man who beat baby boy to death


March 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A Texas man was executed on late Wednesday for using a flashlight to fatally beat a 10-month-old boy whom he was babysitting in Dallas in April 2001, ... Read more...

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Man wanting to fight demons, demands death on camera


March 15th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man took a woman hostage and demanded a lethal injection to die in front of TV cameras in a bid "to fight dark ... Read more...

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China executes South African woman for drug smuggling


December 12th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese authorities on Monday executed a South African woman after she was earlier convicted of drug smuggling, the South African government confirmed. The woman had repeatedly claimed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan-origin man smuggled birds to cheer him up


December 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Pakistan-origin man, who was caught at a British airport while trying to smuggle three live partridges into the country, said he required the birds to ... Read more...

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Abolish death penalty, say rights groups


September 5th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the wake of a court stay on the execution of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and the ongoing debate over the ... Read more...

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US serial killer gets death penalty


August 13th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A man who killed 11 women and dumped their remains around his house in the US state of Ohio was Friday sentenced to death, BBC reported.Anthony ... Read more...

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Majority of Britons want return of death penalty


August 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A majority of British people support the return of death penalty, a survey has found. The last hangings in Britain were in 1964.The study showed ... Read more...

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Wrongly jailed for 18 years, US man gets $1.4 mn (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A US man who spent 18 years in jail after being wrongly charged of killing six people has received $1.4 million in compensation, Xinhua reported.Anthony Graves ... Read more...

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US man wrongly jailed for 18 years gets $1.4 mn


July 1st, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A US man who spent 18 years in jail for slaying six people he did not commit Thursday received $1.4 million in compensation, Xinhua reported.Anthony Graves ... Read more...

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China, US among top countries when it comes to execution of prisoners


March 28th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 28 (ANI): China and the United States still remain among top countries to execute prisoners, resisting the global trend of abolishing death penalty, an Amnesty International report has revealed.The ... Read more...

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Govt. examining whether fresh legislation required for passive euthanasia: Moily


March 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Against the backdrop of the Supreme Court verdict, which rejected the petition filed by author Pinki Virani for the mercy killing of comatose nurse Aruna Shanbaug, Union ... Read more...

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Supreme Court clarifies on active, passive euthanasia


March 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Aruna Shanbaug will live and would not be put to passive euthanasia, the question regarding active and ... Read more...

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Euthanasia illegal in many countries


March 7th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Euthanasia, a process which painlessly helps a terminally ill person to die, is illegal in many countries across the world. However, a few countries have ... Read more...

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Moily wants a serious debate on euthanasia


March 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): After the Supreme Court rejected the petition filed by author Pinki Virani for the mercy killing of comatose nurse Aruna Shanbaug, Union Law and Justice Minister M. ... Read more...

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Joy in KEM Hospital after Aruna Shanbaug ruling (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital erupted with joy Monday as the Supreme Court rejected a petition seeking the mercy killing of nurse Aruna Shanbaug, in a coma for ... Read more...

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Rebirth for Aruna, say joyous Mumbai hospital staff


March 7th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital erupted with joy Monday morning as the Supreme Court rejected a petition seeking the mercy killing of nurse Aruna Shanbaug, who has been ... Read more...

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Aruna Shanbaug to live: Supreme Court (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, who has been in a "persistent vegetative state" for the past ... Read more...

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Aruna Shanbaug to live, says Supreme Court (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, who has been in a "persistent vegitative state" for the past ... Read more...

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Texas execution set for Timothy Wayne Adams


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last minute attempt by the attorneys’ of Timothy Wayne Adams to get a stay of execution for their client has failed.The 42-year-old was found guilty of ... Read more...

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Arizona shooter studied assassins on internet before attack


January 27th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) The 22-year-old man, accused of shooting US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffordsm, studied about several assassins and legal consequences on internet before opening fire at a supermarket in Arizona, ... Read more...

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Lid on final words by death row prisoners after Ohio inmate’s 17-minute speech!


November 20th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20(ANI): The final words of death row prisoners in Ohio, the United States, could be shortened, edited or stopped under new state prison rules.According to the New York ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Landrigan Executed After 20 Years On Death Row


October 28th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jeffrey Landrigan, the convicted killer of 1989 has been executed on Tuesday night after an unnamed British company supplied one of the chemicals of lethal injection. ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Landrigan Executed By Lethal Injection In Arizona


October 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The State of Arizona executed Jeffrey Landrigan last night after getting the legal nod from the Supreme Court. He was executed by applying lethal injection after ... Read more...

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Drug shortage delays executions in US


September 28th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Authorities in the US are forced to put on hold a series of executions because of a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections, a ... Read more...

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Albert Greenwood Brown To Be Executed By Lethal Injection


September 25th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plea to stop the execution of Albert Greenwood Brown Jr. was canceled by the federal judge on Friday evening. Albert Greenwood Brown Jr, who was ... Read more...

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Clemency Denied To Teresa Lewis


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to go ahead with the execution of Teresa Lewis. She is scheduled to be given the lethal injection on ... Read more...

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Teresa Lewis Denied Appeal


September 21st, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Governor Bob McDonnel of Virginia has denied the appeal of Teresa Lewis, and announced on Friday that he has decided not to issue a stay of execution for ... Read more...

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Growing resentment as Virginia to execute ‘borderline mentally ill’ woman


September 13th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The scheduled execution of a 41-year-old "borderline mentally sick" woman is creating a controversy in the United States. The woman in question is Teresa Lewis and she ... Read more...

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Virginia to execute a woman for the first time in almost a century


September 12th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virginia is set to execute a female prisoner for the first time in 98 years.The woman in question is Teresa Lewis, who is classified as borderline mentally retarded ... Read more...

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Holly Washa’s Murderer Cal Brown Executed


September 11th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say justice can be delayed, but it can never be denied. Cal Brown was convicted in 1993 for the 1991 kidnapping, rape and murder of ... Read more...

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Gang Leader Peter Anthony Cantu Executed 13 Years After Murdering Two Teenagers


August 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Huntsville, Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Texas state executed a criminal sentenced to death for the rape and murder of two teenage girl thirteen years ago. Peter Anthony Cantu, ... Read more...

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Jennifer Ertman And Elizabeth Pena’s Killer Peter Cantu Executed


August 18th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night marked the end of painful chapter in Houston's history with Peter Anthony Cantu's execution. Peter Cantu was the leader of the gang that attacked, ... Read more...

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French citizen gets death for drug trade in China


August 9th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A French citizen and one of his accomplices were sentenced to death for manufacturing large quantities of crystal methamphetamine also known as "ice" in southern China, a media ... Read more...

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Texas Man Gets Death Penalty For Killing His Children


July 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from south Texas has been given the death penalty after it was reported that he was involved in the killing of his three ... Read more...

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Ronnie Lee Gardner Facing Execution By Firing Squad


June 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Utah, June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The preparations for the disputed execution of a convicted killer named Ronnie Lee Gardner have started in USA which is drawing a lot of media ... Read more...

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