Arkansas inmates set to die Thursday say they're innocent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for Arkansas inmates condemned to die Thursday in a planned double execution insist they are innocent and one of them says advanced DNA techniques could show he didn't kill a woman in 1993.

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White House cancels meeting to decide stance on climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House meeting Tuesday where President Donald Trump's aides were to hash out whether to keep the U.S. as part of an international agreement to reduce climate-warming carbon emissions has been postponed.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press

Walter Cronkite journalism award going to Woodruff, Ifill

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for 2017 to Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, co-anchors and managing editors of the "PBS NewsHour."

 

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign on Tuesday, signing an order in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY and SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press