Joseph Garcia, 47, is scheduled to die by lethal injection in the state's death chamber in Huntsville at 6 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a series of petitions to stay the execution shortly before it was scheduled to begin. Garcia was serving a 50-year sentence for murder when he and six
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(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a series of petitions to stay the execution of a man who was convicted of killing a police officer on Christmas Eve of 2000 along six other inmates after they escaped prison, court documents showed.
Medtronic Plc said on Tuesday it would pay $50.9 million to resolve U.S. Justice Department probes into how companies it later acquired marketed medical devices, including one meant to treat a vascular defect in the brain. As part of the accord, ev3 Inc, which Medtronic now owns, will pay $17.9 million
Assault with firearms accounted for more than three years of the drop among black Americans, while the rest reflected suicides by gun, according to the report in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine. The study used data gathered from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention to examine race-specific life
Three of the four people have already been arrested, prosecutors said, in the first criminal case brought by U.S. authorities in connection with Mossack Fonseca & Co, the Panamanian law firm at the center of the leak. The fourth defendant, Ramses Owens, was a lawyer at Mossack Fonseca and remains at