Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist militant group, stormed the home of Carmeroon's vice prime minister, killed three and kidnapped two people. The group has stepped up cross-border attacks into Cameroon in recent weeks.
Some jails and prisons are pushing to sign up exiting inmates for Medicaid, courtesy of Obamacare. The idea is that if ex-prisoners receive regular health care on the outside, fewer will reoffend. Not all experts are believers, however.
Senator John McCain said Wednesday's execution of Joseph Wood, which took more than 90 minutes and left him gasping for air throughout, was a 'bollocks-upped situation.' McCain supports capital punishment for certain crimes.
While Sen. John McCain called the prolonged Arizona execution 'torture,' a US judge who had granted a stay, later overruled, said if Americans cannot stomach a firing squad, 'then we shouldn't be carrying out executions at all.'
District Judge G. Todd Baugh, of Billings, appeared before the court in Helena, where Chief Justice Mike McGrath read the prepared censure statement. A censure is a rarely used public declaration by the high court that a judge is guilty of misconduct.