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Crime

Experimental execution: Oklahoma legalizes nitrogen-gassing of death-row inmates
Oklahoma has become the first US state to legalize the gassing of death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are not available. The rushed decision was made without any proper clinical trials, Robert Dunham, Head of Death Penalty Info Center told RT.

18.04.2015 23:25

Heirs of Holocaust victims sue French train company over death camp deportations
Holocaust descendants have launched a class-action suit in a US federal court in Chicago against France’s biggest national rail company SNCF, to get compensation for confiscated and sold personal property of those deported to death camps.

18.04.2015 13:43

Polish general ‘calls back support’ of Ukraine over nationalist glorification
Retired General Waldemar Skrzypczak, an influential figure in the Polish military, says he withdraws all words of support for Ukraine due to the country’s sliding towards nationalism. Earlier he advocated supplying heavy weapons to Kiev.

18.04.2015 14:13

Denmark police on alert over leaflets warning of new terror attack
Leaflets have surfaced in Copenhagen threatening a new and bigger terror attack in the same district where filmmaker Finn Norgaard was gunned down in February, as he was participating in a free speech event, local media reported.

18.04.2015 09:30

​Israeli confiscation of ‘absentee’ Palestinian properties upheld by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has upheld a controversial law which allows Israel to confiscate the property of so-called “absentee” Palestinian owners, residing in territories not under full Israeli control. Judges hope the state won’t abuse the legislation.

17.04.2015 19:54

White dwarf has Napoleon Complex, destroys passing planet
Perhaps the former planet dared give a white dwarf the raspberry. Perhaps the white dwarf was auditioning for the new Star Wars film by doing its best Death Star impression. Either way, the white dwarf obliterated a whole planet that ventured nearby.

17.04.2015 22:26

High seas: Coast Guard shows off 14 tons of captured cocaine
A US Coast Guard cutter docked in San Diego with a 14-ton cargo of cocaine seized off the coast of Central and South America. It is the biggest haul in years, with the wholesale value of the drugs estimated at $424 million.

17.04.2015 20:39

Ohio jail bans underwear delivery to stop drug smuggling
Citing a crackdown on contraband, a county jail in Columbus, Ohio is banning outside deliveries of underwear and socks. A contractor will be selling the items at the jail store, and inmates who can’t afford to buy their “whites” will have to go without.

17.04.2015 18:47

Personal details of murdered journalist & ex-MP found posted on Ukrainian 'enemies of state' database
The journalist and ex-MP who were gunned down in Kiev this week were on an ‘enemies of the state’ database – a social media website supported by the aide to Ukraine's interior minister. The bloggers also have a Twitter account to share ‘successes.’

17.04.2015 09:32

​Gnome bandit: UK police hunt ‘elderly woman’ suspected of thieving ornaments
Police in the UK are looking for an “elderly woman” in relation to a string of garden gnome and ornament thefts from private residences, and a cemetery in Derbyshire.

17.04.2015 16:03

Most Russians still support return of capital punishment, poll shows
The percentage of Russians who support the return of the death penalty has slightly reduced, but it’s still a majority at about 60 percent, according to the latest sociological research.

17.04.2015 14:19

​ Journalists’ killings: Western media blind spot on what’s happening in Kiev
The recent killings in Ukraine are reported in Western media in a completely distorted way says investigative journalist Tony Gosling. It’s a dangerous situation that may provoke further killings and less reporting of certain points of view, he told RT.

17.04.2015 08:35