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prosecutor asks court to schedule 2nd attempt to execute man


columbus, ohio — a prosecutor has asked the ohio supreme court to set a new execution date for a murder convict who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009.cuyahoga (ky-uh-hoh'-guh) county prosecutor michael o'malley said in a monday filing death row inmate romell broom has stalled his execution for seven years with appeals.the state stopped broom's execution after two hours in september 2009 when executioners failed to find a usable vein following 18 attempts to insert needles.last year, the u.s. supreme court turned away broom's arguments a second attempt would amount to cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy.broom has denied abducting, raping and killing 14-year-old tryna middleton in cleveland in 1984. he was convicted by a jury and was sentenced to death. his attorney h






turkey coup: 136 diplomats and relatives seek germany asylum


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption president erdogan is pursuing alleged opponents both in turkey and abroad germany says it has received 136 asylum requests from turks holding diplomatic passports since the july coup attempt against the turkish president.the figure is a total for the period august 2016 to january 2017, german media report.turkey has urged germany not to grant asylum to any military officers. some posted to nato bases in germany are thought to be among the group.in greece, two more turkish soldiers have requested asylum. the pair - reported to be commandos - are believed to have taken part in the failed coup against president recep tayyip erdogan.they are in greek police custody, having applied for asylum last week in orestiada, a small border town near turkey. last






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the california bar exam flunks too many law school graduates


i still remember opening the envelope with my california bar exam results. it’s one of those flashbulb memories. i passed, with more relief than joy. much has changed since then. graduates no longer open envelopes; they check scores on a computer. i was a professor then, and now i am the dean. but the basic experience has not changed. thousands of graduates continue to hold their breath each fall as they check their scores. a lot depends on those results.graduates who fail face losing jobs already started, not getting jobs that were promised, debt, embarrassment and more debt. simply taking the exam again costs more than $700, and add to that the cost of further bar review classes, living expenses in the meantime and income lost. all told, thousands more dollars may be piled onto law schoo






the california bar exam flunks too many law school graduates


i still remember opening the envelope with my california bar exam results. it’s one of those flashbulb memories. i passed, with more relief than joy. much has changed since then. graduates no longer open envelopes; they check scores on a computer. i was a professor then, and now i am the dean. but the basic experience has not changed. thousands of graduates continue to hold their breath each fall as they check their scores. a lot depends on those results.graduates who fail face losing jobs already started, not getting jobs that were promised, debt, embarrassment and more debt. simply taking the exam again costs more than $700, and add to that the cost of further bar review classes, living expenses in the meantime and income lost. all told, thousands more dollars may be piled onto law schoo






the california bar exam flunks too many law school graduates


i still remember opening the envelope with my california bar exam results. it’s one of those flashbulb memories. i passed, with more relief than joy. much has changed since then. graduates no longer open envelopes; they check scores on a computer. i was a professor then, and now i am the dean. but the basic experience has not changed. thousands of graduates continue to hold their breath each fall as they check their scores. a lot depends on those results.graduates who fail face losing jobs already started, not getting jobs that were promised, debt, embarrassment and more debt. simply taking the exam again costs more than $700, and add to that the cost of further bar review classes, living expenses in the meantime and income lost. all told, thousands more dollars may be piled onto law schoo






the california bar exam flunks too many law school graduates


i still remember opening the envelope with my california bar exam results. it’s one of those flashbulb memories. i passed, with more relief than joy. much has changed since then. graduates no longer open envelopes; they check scores on a computer. i was a professor then, and now i am the dean. but the basic experience has not changed. thousands of graduates continue to hold their breath each fall as they check their scores. a lot depends on those results.graduates who fail face losing jobs already started, not getting jobs that were promised, debt, embarrassment and more debt. simply taking the exam again costs more than $700, and add to that the cost of further bar review classes, living expenses in the meantime and income lost. all told, thousands more dollars may be piled onto law schoo






spacex’s dragon cargo spacecraft successfully attaches to the iss


spacex’s dragon spacecraft, which launched on sunday and is filled with 5,500 pounds of supplies and experiment materials for the crew of the international space station has successfully docked. the dragon craft had missed its first attempt at meeting up with the station, due to a gps error.it’s the first time since 2012 that spacex has had to abort an attempt to dock one of its supply ships with the iss, but the second try on thursday morning seems to have proceeded without any issues. the dragon craft was captured by the iss’s robotic arm, which then brought the capsule and its large cargo attachment in to dock with the station itself.the capsule’s equipment will be transferred over the course of the dragon’s one month stay at the iss, after which it’ll make the return trip to earth with






nepal to strap everest climbers with gps device


kathmandu, nepal — some climbers attempting to scale mount everest over the next two months will be strapped with a gps device for their safety and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit.the chief of nepal's tourism department, durga dutta dhakal, said monday that climbers would be hooked with a gps device during the spring climbing season to track their movement as they attempt to scale the 8,850-meter-high (29,035-foot-high) summit.hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt to climb the world's highest peak in april and may, but only a few will be fitted with the devices as an experiment.last year, an indian couple claimed they scaled the peak and received a certificate from mountaineering authorities, but it was later determined that they had altered their photo on the summit.






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spacex may launch echostar 23 satellite early thursday: watch it live


this story was updated at 2 a.m. est tuesday (march 14) after spacex scrubbed that day's launch attempt due to bad weather. spacex may launch a commercial communications satellite in the wee hours of thursday morning (march 16), and, if it does, you can watch the liftoff live. a spacex falcon 9 rocket carrying the echostar 23 satellite  was scheduled to lift off from nasa's kennedy space center (ksc) in florida tuesday at 1:34 a.m. edt (0534 gmt), but high winds scrubbed that attempt. the next opportunity will come at 1:35 a.m. est (0535 gmt) on thursday (march 16), spacex representatives have said. if the company does indeed launch on that day, you can watch the spaceflight action live at http://www.spacex.com/webcast. you can also view the launch here at space.com, courtesy of spacex. [i






nepal to strap everest climbers with gps device


kathmandu, nepal (ap) — some climbers attempting to scale mount everest over the next two months will be strapped with a gps device for their safety and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit.the chief of nepal’s tourism department, durga dutta dhakal, said monday that climbers would be hooked with a gps device during the spring climbing season to track their movement as they attempt to scale the 8,850-meter-high (29,035-foot-high) summit.hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt to climb the world’s highest peak in april and may, but only a few will be fitted with the devices as an experiment.last year, an indian couple claimed they scaled the peak and received a certificate from mountaineering authorities, but it was later determined that they had altered their photo on the su






spacex dragon capsule aborts attempt to dock at international space station


a spacex capsule carrying more than 5,000 pounds of cargo aborted its attempt to dock at the international space station early wednesday because of an “easily correctable” gps error, officials said. it is scheduled to try again thursday.this was not the mission’s first small delay. hawthorne-based spacex scuttled its planned launch saturday because of a potential issue with the falcon 9 rocket meant to propel the dragon capsule into space.the dragon spacecraft, which launched sunday from kennedy space center in florida, was en route to the space station to deliver supplies and research materials, including biological materials to be grown in crystals in space and an instrument that would survey earth’s upper atmosphere, according to a nasa blog post.the dragon was about seven-tenths of a m






montenegro leader: russia wants to destroy eu


podgorica, montenegro — montenegro's former prime minister has called on the european union to stop russia's "destructive" influence in the balkans following what the country says was a thwarted attempt to overthrow its pro-western government.milo djukanovic, who stepped down after the alleged pro-russian plot in october to prevent the small balkan country from joining nato, said in an interview with the associated press on tuesday that moscow "is waging a kind of war against europe" and is threatening "the very existence of the european union."montenegro's prosecutors have accused russia and its secret service operatives of plotting the election-day coup attempt that included plans to kill djukanovic.the kremlin has denied involvement in the alleged plot. but it has openly supported and f






the starting xi: these are the sounders who will attempt to defend seattle’s fir


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president swings and misses twice in attempt to spell 'hereby'


a screenshot of president trump's second attempt to spell "hereby." (photo: screen grab via twitter)president trump sent two tweets friday with two different spellings of the word "hereby." but he nailed it the third time.trump, who spent part of the day at an orlando, fla., school, sent the tweet to demand an investigation into house minority leader nancy pelosi's ties to russia.strike one: "i hear by demand a second investigation, after schumer, of pelosi for her close ties to russia, and lying about it."strike two: "i hearby demand a second investigation, after schumer, of pelosi for her close ties to russia, and lying about it."then, on the third hack, trump hit it out of the park:the mockery on twitter was swift:read or share this story: http://usat.ly/2lneorl






amnesty: turkey among countries with worst rights practices


istanbul — the international human rights group amnesty international says turkey was among countries with the worst practices for human rights in 2016.in its annual report released wednesday, the group said freedom of expression had deteriorated sharply during the year, noting that 118 journalists were arrested and 184 news outlets were closed after the government declared a state of emergency following a failed coup attempt.the group also reported an increase in cases of torture and ill-treatment under police detention, in areas placed under curfew while security forces battled kurdish militants, and in the immediate aftermath of the coup attempt.presenting the group's findings on turkey, researcher andrew gardner told reporters in istanbul: "in terms of the trends ... we looked to turke






spacex to make 2nd attempt to launch satellite early thursday: watch live


spacex plans to launch a commercial communications satellite early thursday morning (march 16), and you can watch the liftoff live.the echostar 23 satellite is scheduled to lift off atop a spacex falcon 9 rocket from historic pad 39a at nasa's kennedy space center (ksc) in florida thursday at 1:35 a.m. edt (0535 gmt). you can watch the spaceflight action live at http://www.spacex.com/webcast. you can also watch the launch here, courtesy of spacex. the webcast will begin at 1:15 a.m. edt (0515 gmt). the echostar 23 launch was originally supposed to occur tuesday (march 14), but spacex scrubbed that attempt because of strong winds. there's a 90 percent chance that the weather will be good enough to allow a liftoff on this next try, which features a 2.5-hour-long launch window, spacex represe






spacex to make 2nd attempt to launch satellite early thursday: watch live


spacex plans to launch a commercial communications satellite early thursday morning (march 16), and you can watch the liftoff live.the echostar 23 satellite is scheduled to lift off atop a spacex falcon 9 rocket from historic pad 39a at nasa's kennedy space center (ksc) in florida thursday at 1:35 a.m. edt (0535 gmt). you can watch the spaceflight action live at http://www.spacex.com/webcast. you can also watch the launch here, courtesy of spacex. the echostar 23 launch was originally supposed to occur tuesday (march 14), but spacex scrubbed that attempt because of strong winds. there's a 90 percent chance that the weather will be good enough to allow a liftoff on this next try, which features a 2.5-hour-long launch window, spacex representatives said.  thursday's launch will be the first






erdogan 'assassination plot' trial begins in mugla | turkey news


a court hearing on the alleged assassination attempt against president recep tayyip erdogan during last year's failed coup attempt started in turkey's southwestern mugla province.monday's hearing, which was held in mugla chamber of commerce and industry's conference hall due to the large number of suspects, began amid tight security.the "assassination team" accused of targeting erdogan was among 47 suspects appearing at the hearing.they had all been jailed pending trial."according to what the chief prosecutor says, this trial is historically important," said al jazeera's sinem koseoglu, reporting from istanbul."because it is the only coup related case where president erdogan is the direct plaintiff. so the result of this trial is going to be important and the trial is expected to continue






erdogan 'assassination plot' trial begins in mugla | turkey news


a court hearing on the alleged assassination attempt against president recep tayyip erdogan during last year's failed coup attempt started in turkey's southwestern mugla province.monday's hearing, which was held in mugla chamber of commerce and industry's conference hall due to the large number of suspects, began amid tight security.the "assassination team" accused of targeting erdogan was among 47 suspects appearing at the hearing.they had all been jailed pending trial."according to what the chief prosecutor says, this trial is historically important," said al jazeera's sinem koseoglu, reporting from istanbul."because it is the only coup-related case where president erdogan is the direct plaintiff. so, the result of this trial is going to be important and the trial is expected to continue






haiti police dispute there was attempt on aristide's life


port-au-prince, haiti — haitian police on tuesday rejected claims by ex-president jean-bertrand aristide's lawyers and associates that the twice-elected, twice-ousted former leader was the target of an assassination attempt.shots were fired at the former president's motorcade monday as it passed through an intersection in downtown port-au-prince. aristide ally yvon feuille and lawyers have described the incident as an "assassination attempt" and allege the shooters were police.but in an interview with the associated press, deputy commissioner jean alix pierre-louissaid tuesday that the chaos was caused by partisans of two political factions who hurled rocks and fired guns when aristide's motorcade passed by following his testimony at a court hearing.a cellphone video made public by aristid






windows-targeted malware, harmless to android users, spotted in 132 play store a


why it matters to you it's important to stay mindful of mobile malware, especially as attackers migrate from legacy platforms like pc onto modern mobile operating systems.while many users are more aware of the threat of mobile malware today than in years past, and google has made significant strides in protecting phones from those toxic apps, the risk never completely goes away. vulnerabilities can present in the unlikeliest of ways, as this report from security firm palo alto networks explains.the company cites 132 apps on the google play store that feature malware — though not the kind that could actually do any harm to your smartphone. the reason being, these apps attempt to install a windows executable file, which android devices do not support.more: this is how google ensures the play






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turkey protests against norway giving officers asylum | norway news


the norwegian ambassador to ankara has been summoned to turkey’s foreign ministry after norway granted political asylum to five former turkish military officers allegedly involved in a july coup attempt, a ministry spokesperson said.the asylum seekers, who had been ordered to return to turkey, include a former military attache and four military officers who worked at a nato education centre in norway, state-run anadolu agency said on wednesday."it is saddening and unacceptable to see an allied country supporting the efforts of individuals who were recalled from their state duty and who abused the political, social, and economic resources of their country of residence instead of returning to turkey," said a statement by foreign ministry spokesman huseyin muftuoglu.newspaper verdens gang sai






fouling flubs mark first 2 days of ncaa tournament


coaches across the country can use the first two days of the ncaa tournament as examples when they're teaching the importance of knowing when and how to foul in late-game situations.one day after northwestern sank the winning free throws in a 68-66 victory over vanderbilt after an ill-timed foul, arkansas clinched its 77-71 triumph over seton hall after the pirates got called for a flagrant foul in the final minute.arkansas was clinging to a 72-71 lead over seton hall with 18.3 seconds remaining friday when seton hall's desi rodriguez fouled arkansas' jaylen barford in an attempt to stop the clock and get the razorbacks to the foul line.but instead of merely calling a common foul on the play, officials determined rodriguez had committed a flagrant foul after they looked at replays showing






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prosecutor asks court to schedule 2nd attempt to execute man


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attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt


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alleged erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in turkey


ankara, turkey — a trial opened in southern turkey on monday for 47 people charged with attempting to kill president recep tayyip erdogan on the night of the failed coup, while he was vacationing with his family.the suspects — 37 of them former military personnel — face possible life sentences on charges that include attempted assassination, overthrow of the constitutional order and other crimes against the state during the july 15 coup attempt.the defendants are accused of attacking the hotel in the resort of marmaris where erdogan was staying, killing two policemen. erdogan had left the hotel shortly before it was stormed.turkey has blamed the coup on the movement led by u.s.-based cleric fethullah gulen, whose followers are accused of infiltrating the military and other state institutio






freeport kidnap attempt foiled by p ing motorist, police say


a honking horn sounded by a p ing motorist disrupted the kidnapping attempt of a 12-year-old tuesday evening in freeport, police said.the male victim was walking north on north brookside avenue about 5:04 p.m. when a man e up behind him and put his hand over his mouth, police said.as the victim struggled, a p ing driver honked the horn and the attacker fled south, police said.the attacker was described as being in his 30s and wearing a green jacket and jeans.advertisement | advertise on newsdaypolice said they did not know if the youth was targeted and that area schools have been notified.crimerecent li mug s sdetectives asked anyone with information on the case to call n au county crime stoppers at 800-244-8477.






univision website will cover competitive video gaming – the denver post


by gerry smith,bloomberg newsunivision’s fusion media group introduced a website dedicated to covering e-sports, its first new media property since buying bankrupt gawker media last year.editors of the sports website deadspin and gaming-themed kotaku will run the new publication, called compete, starting with two full-time writers who will cover the news and culture of competitive video gaming. gillette, the razor maker owned by procter & gamble co., will be the sole advertiser for the first six months.univision holdings, owner of fusion media group, will attempt to make money from branded content, or advertising that resembles articles, and live events, including possibly hosting its own video-game tournament. while univision is best known for its spanish-language broadcast network, fusio






cubs' joe maddon: 'we're not going to steal bases, everybody knows that'


the cubs stole only 66 bases last season, and manager joe maddon doesn't expect that to change in 2017."we’re not going to steal bases," maddon said sunday in a blunt tone. "everybody knows that. if you’re going to advance scout us, why would you even try? we don’t have those guys in the lineup."since-departed dexter fowler led the cubs with 13 stolen bases, followed by javier baez (12) and jason heyward (11). kyle schwarber will bat leadoff for most of this season, but he's known more for his power than his speed."i don’t like trying to put the round peg in the square hole," maddon said. "it just doesn’t make any sense. i think we can be situational. there are certain guys you can force to attempt it with. for me, if the guy is a really good pitcher you’re facing, and you’re just not goin






washington’s john ross sets nfl combine record in 40-yard dash


washington receiver john ross set a record in the 40-yard dash at the nfl combine saturday.friday, john ross smiled and said he was “going to try” to break a nine-year old record for the 40-yard dash at the nfl combine.read morejohn ross taking aim at nfl combine 40-yard dash recordsaturday morning, ross’s try turned into combine history as he recorded an unofficial time of 4.22, breaking the mark of 4.24 set by running back chris johnson in 2008. ross set the record on his first attempt and told the nfl network he was cramping before his run and ross did not make his second attempt apparently due to the camps.ross already was regarded as a likely first-rounder, with his speed one of his main attributes, and the record-setting time will obviously only enhance his status.“i’m going to try,”






alleged erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in turkey


ankara, turkey — a trial opened monday in southern turkey for 47 people charged with attempting to kill president recep tayyip erdogan on the night of the failed coup while he was vacationing with his family.the suspects — 37 of them former military personnel — face possible life sentences on charges that include attempted assassination, overthrow of the constitutional order and other crimes against the state during the july 15 coup attempt.the defendants are accused of attacking the hotel in the resort of marmaris where erdogan was staying, killing two policemen. erdogan had left the hotel shortly before it was stormed. three of the suspects are still at large and are being tried in absentia.turkey has blamed the coup on a movement led by u.s.-based cleric fethullah gulen, whose followers






u.s. navy, iran ships have close encounter in middle east


isis drones disrupt u.s.-backed iraqis' fight for mosul u.s. advisers are operating closer to the front lines in an attempt to help the iraqis better coordinate their attacks






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critics: downtown st. paul skyways are unsafe, unsightly, mismanaged


thomas dunne and his wife moved to downtown st. paul 12 years ago to take a ntage of the amenities connected to their home via a series of skyways.but at a packed and heated public meeting friday morning, dunne said those amenities have become increasingly more difficult to access as people loiter in the skyways, which is a complex system of private and public space patrolled by both private security and st. paul police.“you’re not going to get killed, you’re not going to get robbed, but you’re going to be bothered,” said dunne. “the fact that no one knows who runs the skyway is pathetic.”several of the approximately 60 people at the skyway governance advisory committee meeting clapped, eager to share stories about getting locked out of the skyway on cold winter nights because different bu