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Federal Executions

A federal judge blocked planned executions of five federal inmates late Wednesday – the first scheduled federal executions in nearly two decades – amid concerns and lawsuits about the legality of the lethal injection protocol.

WASHINGTON – A federal judge blocked planned executions of five federal inmates late Wednesday – the first scheduled federal executions in nearly two decades – amid concerns and lawsuits about the legality of the lethal injection protocol.

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