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Arkansas man accused of stalking, killing high school student ordered held without bail

Arkansas man accused of stalking, killing high school student ordered held without bail

A Sheridan man accused of stalking and killing a 17-year-old teenager who had been in a relationship with his son's ex-girlfriend has been ordered held without bail.
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Tornado warnings canceled; watch continues

The tornado warning for Van Buren and Faulkner counties has been canceled.

State police: Pickup hit by train; Arkansas woman killed

A 33-year-old Arkansas woman was killed when the pickup she was riding in was hit by a train, state police said.

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Forecast of storms in Arkansas includes chance for tornadoes

Another round of storms forecast for the state this afternoon through Thursday has the potential for damaging winds, severe thunderstorms and hail, meteorologists at the National Weather Service in North Little Rock said.

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U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities.

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It's easy enough to be in favor of the death penalty for abstract reasons. There's revenge, for one, which goes under the alias of justice. There's obedience to the letter of the law rather than its spirit. There are at least as many reasons to favor the death penalty in legalistic debate as there are prisoners waiting to be lined up and killed, all of whom have names, families, friends and a grave waiting to receive their lifeless bodies once they're put to death:

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UN: Military operations escalate in Yemen as famine looms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen says military operations are escalating and the humanitarian and economic situations are rapidly deteriorating in the Arab world's poorest nation, which is on the brink of famine.

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

LENS, France (AP) — France's efforts to combat homegrown terrorism are in turmoil: A group home intended to turn young people away from Islamic extremism sits empty. A move to segregate prison inmates suspected of jihadi sympathies has been abandoned. And the head of a program to prevent radicalization has been convicted of misusing funds.

Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projects

Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S.

Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday.

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