Daily Archive: November 8, 2017

Nov
08

Texas and Florida carry out executions on same day

Texas and Florida carry out executions on same dayRuben Cardenas, 47, the Mexican national, died by lethal injection at the Texas death chamber in Huntsville at 10:26 p.m. local time, Jason Clark, deputy chief of staff for the state Department of Criminal Justice, said by phone. “This is my statement: My final words.


Nov
08

Mexican citizen executed in Texas for cousin's 1997 slaying

Mexican citizen executed in Texas for cousin's 1997 slayingHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin who was abducted from her family's apartment and fatally beaten.


Nov
08

Real-Life Iron Man Sets Record For Fastest Time In Jet Suit

Real-Life Iron Man Sets Record For Fastest Time In Jet SuitTalk about putting the pedal to the metal: A real-life Iron Man has just set a world record for fastest speed in a jet suit.


Nov
08

Syrian troops break into last IS-held town

Syrian troops break into last IS-held townSyrian troops and allied militiamen entered the jihadist-held town of Albu Kamal on Wednesday, state media said, edging closer to ousting the Islamic State group from its last urban stronghold in the country. Entry to Albu Kamal follows a series of stunningly quick defeats for IS in the province as well as the jihadists’ loss of their de facto capital Raqa further north. “Army troops and allied forces broke through Daesh (IS) defences and entered Albu Kamal, waging fierce battles inside the town,” state news agency SANA reported.


Nov
08

This Bride Included Her Stepson — And His Mom — In Her Wedding Vows

This Bride Included Her Stepson -- And His Mom -- In Her Wedding VowsWhen you marry someone with kids, it’s a package deal, and that package includes their other parent.


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