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U.S. says reports of chemical attack in Syria 'horrifying' if confirmed, calls for response

U.S. says reports of chemical attack in Syria 'horrifying' if confirmed, calls for responseThe U.S. State Department said on Saturday reports of mass casualties from an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, were “horrifying” and would demand an international response if confirmed. “These reports, if confirmed, are horrifying and demand an immediate response by the international community,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement.



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'Horrifying' execution of US inmate: lawyer

'Horrifying' execution of US inmate: lawyerThe last of four US prisoners rushed to death by the state of Arkansas after intense legal battles, jerked and convulsed in a “horrifying” end to his life, his lawyer said Friday, as the UN and EU renewed their opposition to the death penalty. Kenneth Williams, a 38-year-old convicted multiple murderer, was the last of four inmates put to death over the space of a week — the first such executions by the conservative southern state since 2005. “Press reports state that within three minutes into the execution, our client began coughing, convulsing, jerking and lurching with sound that was audible even with the microphone turned off,” lawyer Shawn Nolan said in a statement.



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