Archive for May 23rd, 2014

Tennessee brings back electric chair

May 23, 2014
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has decided how it will respond to a nationwide scarcity of lethal injection drugs for death-row inmates: with the electric chair.
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Mortar hits Assad rally in Syria, killing scores

May 23, 2014
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BEIRUT (AP) — A mortar shell struck an election rally in southern Syria for President Bashar Assad, killing a number of people, state media and opposition activists reported Friday.
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Go-Ahead surges to outperform weaker UK stock market

May 23, 2014
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By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top equity index slipped on Friday with uncertainty over European Union elections weighing on the market, although transport company Go-Ahead surged after winning a new contract.
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Thai stocks sink on coup, other world markets gain

May 23, 2014
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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s stock market sank Friday, a day after the country’s military seized power in a nonviolent coup. Other world stock markets were mostly higher but Europe’s gains were tempered as a polarized Ukraine braced for weekend elections.
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