Treatment of prisoners

FILE - This Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, Martin Joseph MacNeill enters the courtroom before his sentencing, in Provo, Utah. Authorities said Sunday, April 9, 2017, that MacNeill, a doctor in prison for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub has passed away. Correctional officers say they found MacNeill, 60, unresponsive Sunday near the greenhouse of the Olympus Facility at the Utah State Prison. The officers tried to revive MacNeill, but he was declared dead at the facility. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 10, 2017 - 8:49 am
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A doctor in prison for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub has died, authorities said. Correctional officers found Martin Joseph MacNeill, 60, unresponsive Sunday morning near the greenhouse of the Olympus Facility at the Utah State Prison. The...
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April 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is preparing to execute seven death row inmates in 11 days because it wants to carry out the sentences before its supply of an execution drug expires May 1. Judge Kristine Baker, who was appointed to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas by...
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April 09, 2017 - 9:58 pm
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A doctor in prison for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub has passed away, authorities said. Correctional officers say they found Martin Joseph MacNeill, 60, unresponsive Sunday morning near the greenhouse of the Olympus Facility at the Utah State...
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March 31, 2017 - 10:18 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ten women say in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii's female prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated. The employees — a female guard, three male guards and a male janitorial work-line supervisor — subjected the women inmates to emotional...
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March 31, 2017 - 5:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ten women say in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii's female prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated. The employees — a female guard, three male guards and a male janitorial work-line supervisor — subjected the women inmates to emotional...
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March 31, 2017 - 5:29 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ten women say in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii's female prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated. The employees — a female guard, three male guards and a male janitorial work-line supervisor — subjected the women inmates to emotional...
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March 31, 2017 - 5:01 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ten women say in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii's female prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated. The employees — a female guard, three male guards and a male janitorial work-line supervisor — subjected the women inmates to emotional...
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FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, Turkish co-chairman of pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party, or HDP, Selahattin Demirtas speaks with journalists after his meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in Athens. The jailed leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party says he is embarking on a hunger strike to protest prison conditions, he said in a statement released by his party on Friday, March, 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
March 31, 2017 - 10:26 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The jailed leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party said Friday he has begun a hunger strike to protest prison conditions. Selahattin Demirtas said in a statement released by his People's Democratic Party, or HDP, that he would refuse food to denounce what he described as "...
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March 31, 2017 - 9:26 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The jailed leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party said Friday he has begun a hunger strike to protest prison conditions. Selahattin Demirtas said in a statement released by his People's Democratic Party, or HDP, that he would refuse food to denounce what he described as "...
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March 29, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the state's lethal injection procedure, a decision that potentially clears the way for a pharmacist to compound a hard-to-obtain execution drug. The state's highest court has ruled that any execution using pentobarbital — a...
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