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  • AG: Don't fall for pet ransom

    AG: Don't fall for pet ransom

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:22:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:57:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is urging pet owners to beware of ransom scams.

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is urging pet owners to beware of ransom scams.

  • Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

    Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:25:29 GMT
    Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)

    An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme...

    An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme...

  • Ruling: No evidence that execution was torture

    Ruling: No evidence that execution was torture

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-26 19:06:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that witnesses describing a condemned killer opening and closing his mouth during his lethal injection wasn't enough evidence to find that his execution amounted to inhumane torture. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker allowed Monday night's e...

    A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that witnesses describing a condemned killer opening and closing his mouth during his lethal injection wasn't enough evidence to find that his execution amounted to inhumane torture. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker allowed Monday night's e...

  • Commutation requests by Arkansas killers 'without merit'

    Commutation requests by Arkansas killers 'without merit'

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:00:38 GMT
    Bobby Fretwell (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Bobby Fretwell (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending denial of commutation requests by three men convicted of capital murder, including one who was once on death row and less than two weeks from execution.

    The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending denial of commutation requests by three men convicted of capital murder, including one who was once on death row and less than two weeks from execution.

  • Arkansas won't pursue McGehee execution

    Arkansas won't pursue McGehee execution

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:59:26 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. earlier this month put the execution on hold after the state Parole Board recommended that Gov. Asa Hutchinson grant him clemency.

    U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. earlier this month put the execution on hold after the state Parole Board recommended that Gov. Asa Hutchinson grant him clemency.

  • AG's mobile office to stop in NEA

    AG's mobile office to stop in NEA

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:01:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:41:22 GMT
    Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office will soon make two stops in Region 8.

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office will soon make two stops in Region 8.

  • Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 08:26:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 08:26:19 GMT

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

  • North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

    North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-04-25 05:48:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-04-25 05:48:37 GMT

    South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that North Korea may carry out its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

    South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that North Korea may carry out its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

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    Arkansas executes Marcel Williams

    Arkansas executes Marcel Williams

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:37:39 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:41:12 GMT
    Marcel Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Marcel Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    According to the Associated Press, Arkansas has put to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000.

    According to the Associated Press, Arkansas has put to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000.

  • The Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarism

    The Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarism

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:20:54 GMT
    The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000: (all times local):
    The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):
  • Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:24 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:24 GMT
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
  • Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

    Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:46:45 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:46:45 GMT

    Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this coming week juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall.

    Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this coming week juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall.

  • Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

    Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:58:01 GMT

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft.

  • Republicans in position to reshape federal bench

    Republicans in position to reshape federal bench

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:27:52 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:29:00 GMT
    Republicans are in position to fill dozens of federal judgeships and in doing so reshape U.S. courts.
    Republicans are in position to fill dozens of federal judgeships and in doing so reshape U.S. courts.
  • Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

    Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:07:15 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:07:15 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore.".

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore.".

  • French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

    French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:16 AM EDT2017-04-24 08:16:46 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 4:16 AM EDT2017-04-24 08:16:46 GMT

    French voters have begun casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world.

    French voters have begun casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world.

  • Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

    Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:37:41 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:37:41 GMT

    President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline.

    President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline.

  • California moves - slowly - toward resuming executions

    California moves - slowly - toward resuming executions

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:42 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:25:42 GMT
    California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits.
    California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits.
  • Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:43:26 GMT

    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

    President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

  • Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

    Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:52:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:52:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump says young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy.".
    President Donald Trump says young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy.".
  • Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

    Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:12:47 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:12:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump waded into France's upcoming elections Thursday, saying he believes an attack on police officers this week will help Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate.
    President Donald Trump waded into France's upcoming elections Thursday, saying he believes an attack on police officers this week will help Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate.
  • The Latest: Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

    The Latest: Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:54:21 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:58 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:58:36 GMT
    Trump says the latest Islamic State group attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on France's upcoming presidential election.
    Trump says the latest Islamic State group attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on France's upcoming presidential election.
  • Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

    Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:42:39 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:42:39 GMT
    President Donald Trump has assailed Iran as failing to live up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal struck in 2015, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the U.S. out of the...
    President Donald Trump has assailed Iran as failing to live up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal struck in 2015, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the U.S. out of the landmark agreement.
  • Former Arkansas US Rep. Jay Dickey dies at 77

    Former Arkansas US Rep. Jay Dickey dies at 77

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:53:53 GMT

    Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey has died at the age of 77.

    Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey has died at the age of 77.

  • Bill would block porn on new phones, computers unless consumers pay a tax

    Bill would block porn on new phones, computers unless consumers pay a tax

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:57 AM EDT2017-04-20 05:57:15 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:12:14 GMT
    Backers plan to introduce a bill on the federal level to tax pornography. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Backers plan to introduce a bill on the federal level to tax pornography. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Lawmakers in about a dozen states are considering a bill that would block pornography from all new phones and computers unless consumers pay a tax. Backers plan to introduce the measure on the federal level this month.

    Lawmakers in about a dozen states are considering a bill that would block pornography from all new phones and computers unless consumers pay a tax. Backers plan to introduce the measure on the federal level this month.

  • A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years

    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:09:17 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:09:17 GMT
    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years.
    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years.
  • Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

    Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:18:23 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:18:23 GMT

    Indonesia is the latest stop on an Asian tour by Pence that is reinforcing traditional U.S. alliances at a time when Donald Trump's presidency has raised questions about the strength of the U.S. commitment to the region.

    Indonesia is the latest stop on an Asian tour by Pence that is reinforcing traditional U.S. alliances at a time when Donald Trump's presidency has raised questions about the strength of the U.S. commitment to the region.

  • The Latest: Appeals panel rejects inmate's stay request

    The Latest: Appeals panel rejects inmate's stay request

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:10:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to execute a pair of prisoners Thursday night (all times local):

    The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to carry out executions before the end of April (all times local):

  • State Parks & Recreation takes tour around Delta

    State Parks & Recreation takes tour around Delta

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:44:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:39:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Arkansas State Parks and Recreation and Travel Commission held a meeting this week in Northeast Arkansas to learn about tourism and hospitality in the region.

    The Arkansas State Parks and Recreation and Travel Commission held a meeting this week in Northeast Arkansas to learn about tourism and hospitality in the region.

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  • Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

    Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 08:57:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 08:57:40 GMT
    On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.
    On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.
  • Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

    Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:47:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:47:08 GMT
    The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give the impression that his group is being funded by foreign spy agencies for attacks in Pakistan.
    The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give the impression that his group is being funded by foreign spy agencies for attacks in Pakistan.
  • 14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

    14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:07:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:07:42 GMT
    The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in...
    The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.
  • PoliticalMore>>

  • Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit Court

    Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit Court

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:02 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's considered breaking up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which has stopped implementation of his travel ban.
    President Donald Trump says he's considered breaking up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which has stopped implementation of his travel ban.
  • White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown

    White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:50 GMT
    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline _ and President Trump's 100th day in office.
    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline _ and President Trump's 100th day in office.
  • White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

    White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump has told leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not immediately bolt the North American Free Trade Agreement.
    President Donald Trump has told leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not immediately bolt the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • President Donald TrumpPresident Donald TrumpMore>>

  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

  • NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

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  • National PoliticsMore>>

  • D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

    D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:05 GMT
    "The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.
    "The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.
  • As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

    As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:57 GMT
    As President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office with renewed calls for a wall along the Mexican border, a look at some of the world's oldest, longest and most divisive barriers.
    As President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office with renewed calls for a wall along the Mexican border, a look at some of the world's oldest, longest and most divisive barriers.
  • White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown

    White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:57:53 GMT

    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline - and President Trump's 100th day in office.

    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline - and President Trump's 100th day in office.

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