AUSTIN, Texas, Sept 20 – Texas on Tuesday evening is scheduled to execute a man for the rape and murder of a young woman he met in a bar in Fort Worth, one of two executions the state has scheduled this week.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will push corporations and non-profit groups at his philanthropic summit this week to create jobs as the U.S. unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent and poor nations worry that the economic crisis will stall their labor growth.
RENO, Nevada (Reuters) – Federal investigators trying to determine why a World War II-era fighter crashed at a Nevada air race, killing nine people, said on Saturday they would focus in part on the plane’s tail assembly.
RENO, Nevada (Reuters) – A vintage World War Two fighter plane crashed near the grandstand at a Nevada air race on Friday, killing at least three people including the elderly pilot and injuring more than 50 others, officials said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – Art Schlichter, a former Ohio State star whose professional football career was cut short by gambling problems, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a sports ticket scam, officials said on Friday.
MUSCAT (Reuters) – The Gulf state of Oman has sent a plane to Iran for the expected release of two U.S. citizens convicted of spying, and they could be freed within 24 hours, an Omani Foreign Ministry official said on Friday.