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Arkansas kills inmate in latest of several planned executions

The southern US state of Arkansas, rushing to execute several inmates before a lethal drug expires at the end of the month, has carried out the first of two executions scheduled for Monday, the attorney general said. Jack Jones was executed after the US Supreme Court rejected an 11th-hour request from his attorneys asking the justices to reconsider a procedural…

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Lawyer for Philippines hit-man files complaint against Duterte at ICC

By Clare Baldwin and Stephanie van den Berg HONG KONG/THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials, accusing them of mass murder in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown. Attorney Jude Sabio said in the 77-page complaint that Duterte “repeatedly, unchangingly and continuously” committed crimes…

Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in Phoenix – Ars Technica

Ars Technica Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in PhoenixArs TechnicaWaymo—Alphabet’s self-driving car division—is launching a “trial” of a self-driving taxi service in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area. The Google spinoff’s fleet of self-driving cars is descending on Phoenix and offering free rides to anyone in …Waymo started a war with Uber, and it could be Uber’s downfallBusiness InsiderSelf-driving cars…

Google's 'Project Owl' — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content – Search Engine Land

Search Engine Land Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic contentSearch Engine LandGoogle hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedback about suggested searches and Featured Snippets answers. Danny Sullivan on April 25, 2017 at 10:00 am. More. Google knows it has a search quality problem. It’s been …Google takes steps to limit…

Behold: This Galaxy Note 8 blows the Galaxy S8 out of the water – BGR

BGR Behold: This Galaxy Note 8 blows the Galaxy S8 out of the waterBGRSamsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were finally released this past Friday, and it seems like the phones are already well on their way to becoming a smash hit. The South Korean electronics giant announced Monday morning that combined Galaxy S8 and …Production of Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ said…

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite Gets a Release Date (And a Raccoon) – Kotaku

Kotaku Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite Gets a Release Date (And a Raccoon)KotakuSeptember 19: That’s when you’ll be playing Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, the next entry in the on-again-off-again will-they-or-won’t-they fighting game crossover series, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and/or PC. Advertisement. Besides announcing the game’s …Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite arrives in SeptemberPolygonMarvel vs. Capcom Infinite Collector’s Edition Includes Statues and Infinity…