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Ohio Executes First Inmate In Three Years Using Lethal Injection

Ohio executed a man on Wednesday in the first execution after a three-year delay, signaling a possible resumption of capital punishment in the state, according to ABC News. Ronald Phillips was executed by lethal injection without any of the complications that had caused concern of the state’s last execution and prompted the governor to pause any scheduled executions. Phillips was sentenced to death for the 1993 rape and murder of Sheila Marie Evans, his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. His final statement including an apology to the family of his victim, saying “I’m sorry you had to live so long with my …read more

Foxconn Expected To Announce Plan To Build New Factory In Southeastern Wisconsin

The Washington Post reported one of the world’s largest electronics developers Foxconn will announce plans Wednesday to build a new factory in southeastern Wisconsin which is a much-needed win for President Donald Trump and Gov. Scott Walker, according to four officials with knowledge of the plan. The facility located in Southeast Wisconsin in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional district, will create flat-screen displays. It is unknown how many jobs would be generated, the report said. After Trump was elected president, Foxconn’s chairman Terry Gou said his company would supply $7 billion to the U.S. and generate between 30,000 and 50,000 …read more

Supporters Stand Up For Attorney General Sessions As Trump Increases Attacks

The one-sided battle from President Donald Trump targeting his attorney general continued on Wednesday with the President issuing another tweet complaining about the lack of a Clinton investigation, according to CNN. Less than an hour after Jeff Sessions arrived at the White House for several meetings in the West Wing with figures other than the president, Trump warned that he was still unhappy with the attorney general. “Why didn’t A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation but got big dollars ($700,000) for his wife’s political run from Hillary Clinton …read more

Thousands Evacuated As Wildfires Threaten French Riviera

French authorities had to evacuate around 12,000 people near Cote d’Azur as wildfires continued their third day of threatening the French Mediterranean coast on Wednesday, according to The Los Angeles Times. A wildfire began late Tuesday in the dry forests around La Londe-Les-Maures before it was pushed further south by mistral winds to Bormes, a popular tourist spot at the height of the summer season that is surrounded by dense forests. The local Var Matin newspaper said that 12,000 people, including thousands of camping vacationers, were forced to take refuge in gymnasiums and local beaches. Col. Eric Martin of the …read more

Sena worker arrested in Mumbai building collapse; death toll rises to 17

Mumbai: A Shiv Sena worker was on Wednesday arrested in connection with the building collapse in suburban Ghatkopar which left 17 people dead. According to residents of the Siddhi-Sai Cooperative Housing Society, the pillars of the building got weakened due to renovation work of a nursing home on the ground floor owned by… …read more