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Ohio governor commutes death sentence after ex-juror sought reprieve

“Clemency has been granted in 288 cases since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976 with the bulk coming from states that eventually repealed the death penalty, according to the non-profit Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors U.S. capital punishment” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Tibbetts’ death sentence was fundamentally unreliable,” he said in a statement.Geiger said Tibbetts deserves to be in prison but based on what he knows today, “I would not have recommended the death penalty.”. (Reuters) – Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday…

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EU’s Vestager to brief Google CEO ahead of record Android fine: source

“The Android penalty is likely to exceed the 2017 fine because of the broader scope of the Android case, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Her ruling comes just over a year after she slapped a landmark 2.4-billion-euro ($2.80 billion) penalty on Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, for promoting its shopping service over those of competitors. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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CFTC seeks to impose monetary penalty of $56m on binary options marketers

“They used email marketing firms to send SPAM with misrepresentations about the trading systems to millions of people, paid video producers to make elaborate misleading video testimonials promoting the trading systems” reports financefeeds.com. The defendants acted as marketers for the following binary options websites: LBinary, Global Trader 365, Vault Options, TraderXP, Trade Rush, Banc de Binary, Citrades, OptionMint, OptionRally, RBOptions, Bloombex Options, Redwood Options, BeeOptions, Amber Options, OptionsXO, and SpotFN. None of these websites or their operators are or ever have been registered to offer binary options contracts to the…

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Scott Raymond Dozier’s execution was temporarily halted after a judge sided with pharmaceutical manufacturer Alvogen.

“In the past, states with the death penalty typically used a cocktail of drugs that included sodium thiopental for lethal injection” writes Ryan Grenoble for huffingtonpost.com. New Jersey-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Alvogen filed an emergency lawsuit Tuesday, stating in court filings it doesn’t want its sedative midazolam used in “botched” executions.A Nevada judge has temporarily halted an execution, siding with a pharmaceutical company that filed suit over the state’s plan to use an experimental three-drug cocktail for the lethal injection.Even if, as has happened before with these experimental injections, the drug combination…

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Watch the moment firefighters alarm goes off during penalty shootout

“Just as Rakitic makes his way towards the penalty area, the alarm goes off to send them into immediate organised chaos” writes Jack De Menezes for independent.co.uk. The Zagreb Fire Department has released a video showing the moment they were called out to an emergency, just seconds before Ivan Rakitic’s match-winning penalty that sent Croatia through to the World Cup semi-finals against England. Follow the Independent Sport on Instagram here, for all of the best images, videos and stories from around the sporting world. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Rakitic spot on again for Croatia

“An entertaining game between the two sides finished 2-2 after extra-time which meant a penalty shoot-out” writes Jul Cest for barcablaugranes.com. Rakitic took the decisive penalty in the last round against Denmark and was also handed the responsibility against Russia as the Barcelona star booked a semi-final date with England. Source: barcablaugranes.com Share This:

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England to play Croatia in World Cup semi-final after hosts’ run ends

“Ivan Rakitic stroked home the winning penalty to send Croatia into a semi-final against England after a night of unremitting tension in Sochi, ending the remarkable campaign of a team ranked 70th in the world” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. Follow the Independent Sport on Instagram here, for all of the best images, videos and stories from around the sporting world. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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World Cup 2018: Croatia defeats Russia in penalties to set up England…

“Croatia reached the World Cup semifinals for the second time in their history with Ivan Rakitic again the hero in a 4-3 penalty shootout victory over Russia” reports sportingnews.com. The decisive penalty once again fell to Rakitic, though, and he confidently rolled the ball into the bottom-left corner to keep Croatia’s dreams of a first World Cup final alive.However, it was not to be for the resilient hosts, with goalkeeper Danijel Subasic saving Fedor Smolov’s penalty and Fernandes firing wide before Rakitic kept his composure to send Croatia through. Source: sportingnews.com…

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John Stones brands Colombia ‘dirtiest team I’ve ever played’ and blasts their behaviour during penalty shoot-out

“John Stones has branded Colombia “the dirtiest team I’ve ever come up against” and revealed the South Americans attempted to distract England’s penalty takers during their dramatic shoot-out victory” writes Cesc Fabregas for telegraph.co.uk. Among the worst examples of misconduct were Wilmar Barrios’ headbutt on Jordan Henderson, which was leniently punished with one of six Colombian cautions, Johan Mojica’s attempt to rake the penalty spot with his studs before Harry Kane’s second-half spot-kick and the shoulder barge on Raheem Sterling by fitness coach Eduardo Julio Urtasun. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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