Missouri governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams

Missouri governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams

Missouri inmate Marcellus Williams was granted a stay on his execution after new DNA evidence cast doubts on his guilt. Williams was scheduled to be executed Tuesday night for the 1998 death of Felicia Gayle. However, new technology not available during Williams trial showed that DNA on the murder knife belonged to an unknown male. 6 hours ago
University of Texas removes Confederate statues

University of Texas removes Confederate statues

The University of Texas in Austin (UT-Austin) has removed its four remaining statues honoring Confederate figures overnight.The removal of the statues depicting General Robert E. Lee  Albert Sidney Johnston, John Reagan and James Stephen Hogg began just before midnight local time, reported KSAT 12. 1 day ago
Barceona suspect shot dead: Who was Younes Abouyaaqoub?

Barceona suspect shot dead: Who was Younes Abouyaaqoub?

Younes Abouyaaqoub, the main suspect in Thursdays (17 August) deadly vehicle-ramming attack in the city centre of Barcelona, was shot dead on Monday in a police operation. Police confirmed they had killed a man who appeared to be wearing an explosive belt in the town of Subirats, west of Barcelona. 1 day ago