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Oklahoma Announces New Execution Rules

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Oklahoma's Corrections Department now has new rules for lethal injections. The policy announced Tuesday updates the capital punishment procedures the state used in April when the execution of Clayton Lockett lasted almost 45 minutes and led to an investigation that resulted in the new rules. The revised procedures include using five times as…

Hops Compound Found To Boost Brains

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Researchers say a compound found in a basic ingredient of beer can be good for the brain. An Oregon State University study shows a flavonoid found in hops could slow down memory degradation in humans and animals. The study suggests the compound could be used to treat cognitive problems, but it won't be…

Seven More Bodies Found On Japanese Volcano

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Rescue and recovery teams are searching for more survivors on a Japanese volcano that erupted without warning last weekend. They found 12 more bodies near the peak of Mount Ontake today. That brings the total number of hikers killed in the eruption to 48. More than 40 people are still missing and 69…

Atlantic City Fire Burning Blocks From Boardwalk

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Crews in Atlantic City remain on the scene of a multi-alarm fire that burned through the night, engulfed four buildings and destroyed several businesses.   Atlantic City Fire Chief Dennis Brooks says firefighters are still dealing with hot spots. The blaze broke out last night in the AC Alterations business on…

Coalition Targets ISIS Near Turkish Border

Posted On October 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Coalition jets are continuing to pound ISIS strongholds today. Another round of morning strikes targeted militant-controlled areas near Syria's border with Turkey. Kurdish sources and a humanitarian monitoring group report the daylight air raid struck a Kurdish town a couple miles from Kobani. Hundreds of thousands of Kurds have fled into Turkey from…