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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose deaths.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has said he wants courts to hand out eye-for-an-eye-style sentences for all murder convicts, to help stem soaring violent crime that claimed the life of his nephew last week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their own plans and proposals to curtail gun violence.
MANILA (Reuters) - If he gets his way, Filipino senator and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao would have drug criminals executed by firing squad.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Congress returns from its August recess on Monday, Democratic leaders in Congress are stepping up calls for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, to take action to pass legislation to prevent gun violence.
Peer pressure is still the top reason why people become drug addicts in Malaysia. With plans to decriminalise drug addiction on the cards, society can do their part by being more supportive of repentant addicts.
PETALING JAYA: The Government will be forming a special taskforce to study the alternative forms of punishment to the mandatory death penalty, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
SHANNON, Ireland (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder, a White House official said on Monday.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Charles Leclerc claimed a bittersweet first Formula One win on Sunday, the Monegasque’s joy at fulfilling a long-held dream tempered by the death of French racer Anthoine Hubert.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sirhan Sirhan, the Palestinian refugee found guilty of shooting U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy to death in 1968, was wounded in a stabbing at a California prison on Friday, according to media reports.