Convicted killer spared lethal injection hour before execution – New York Post

New York Post Convicted killer spared lethal injection hour before executionNew York PostHUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother. In sparing the life of Thomas “Bart” Whitaker …Texas grants clemency Read More …

Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death – ABC News

ABC News Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to deathABC NewsThe family of Susan Morris makes a statement after the execution of Eric Scott Branch in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The governor's office said Branch, 47, was pronounced dead Thursday after receiving a lethal injection at Florida State …'Murderers!' Man Yells Read More …

Snap stock falls as Kylie tweets, but banker ratings are in the mix too – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Snap stock falls as Kylie tweets, but banker ratings are in the mix tooTechCrunchAt this point, if you haven't accepted the celebrity influence of the Kardashian/Jenner machine, you probably haven't been paying attention to pop culture at large. Snap is definitely paying attention. Yesterday, Kylie Jenner tweeted a pretty brutal …Snapchat stock drops on Read More …

"Inexcusably insensitive": Black History Month menu at NYU leads to firings – CBS News

CBS News "Inexcusably insensitive": Black History Month menu at NYU leads to firingsCBS NewsNEW YORK — A racially insensitive menu for a Black History Month meal at New York University has led to a company apology and workers being fired. According to The New York Times, NYU President Andrew Hamilton said it was "inexcusably insensitive" Read More …

Michelle Wolf Is This Year's White House Correspondents Dinner Host. Here's Everything You Need to Know About Her. – TIME

TIME Michelle Wolf Is This Year's White House Correspondents Dinner Host. Here's Everything You Need to Know About Her.TIMEOn Thursday, the White House Correspondents' Association announced their host for the annual WHCA Dinner: Michelle Wolf, a stand-up comedian and Daily Show with Trevor Noah correspondent who is about to become much more well-known. “Our dinner Read More …

The Latest: Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral carefully – ABC News

ABC News The Latest: Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral carefullyABC NewsFILE – In this March 12, 2006 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham, right, and his son Franklin Graham wait for the start of a service in New Orleans. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor …Aurora pianist Read More …

US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shot Thriller – NPR

NPR US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shot ThrillerNPRAmerican women's hockey players celebrate winning gold medals in the women's final ice hockey game against Canada at the Gangneung Hockey Center, in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Valery Sharifulin/Valery Sharifulin/TASS hide caption. toggle caption …Team USA women's hockey beats Canada to bring home Olympic Read More …

Hand Grenade Thrown At US Embassy In Montenegro, Attacker Killed – NPR

NPR Hand Grenade Thrown At US Embassy In Montenegro, Attacker KilledNPRPolice block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. An unknown assailant hurled a hand grenade toward the embassy at around midnight local time on Thursday and then killed himself with another explosive device. Risto …Man tosses grenade at US Embassy Read More …

Critic's Notebook: CNN's Town Hall on Guns Proves that Young People — Not Politicians — Are Our Only Hope – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook: CNN's Town Hall on Guns Proves that Young People — Not Politicians — Are Our Only HopeHollywood ReporterSurvivors and grieving friends and family members held Marco Rubio and NRA national spokeswoman Dana Loesch to account in a profoundly moving and powerful televised event. The opening moments of CNN's town hall event Read More …