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US lethal injection drug controversy

Lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system tells federal judge he felt pressure from governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure executions happened on time - @AP

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says the state does not have the drugs on hand or the medical staff prepared needed to carry out a Nov. 13 execution, and is requesting a delay until January - @AP

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Oklahoma Department of Corrections releases new execution protocol after botched execution in April - @NewsOK

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Review blames IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes; more training recommended - @AP

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Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says it has completed investigation into execution of inmate Clayton Lockett; news conference to be held at 11 am CT on Thursday - @NBCNews

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Report: Lethal injection killed Oklahoma inmate in problematic execution - @AP

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ACLU and 2 news organizations file federal lawsuit to force Oklahoma prison officials to let witnesses watch executions from start to end, after blinds were drawn during botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett - @NBCNews

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Judge extends moratorium of Ohio executions as debate over new 2-drug combination continues - @AP

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Missouri inmate executed for 1995 killing; 1st US execution since Arizona one went awry - @AP

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US Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Missouri inmate scheduled to be 1st lethal injection since botched Arizona execution - @AP

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Arizona Department of Corrections: Inmate Joseph Wood was given 15 separate doses of lethal drugs during 2-hour execution - @troyhaydenfox10

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.: Botched Arizona execution was 'torture' - @politico

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Arizona Department of Corrections director says state attorney general's office won't seek new death warrants while they complete review following Joseph Wood's execution - @AP

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Arizona Department of Corrections: Review underway after execution of inmate Joseph Wood; media reports 'reached the premature and erroneous conclusion that this execution was "botched"' - statement via @NBCNews

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State officials assured a judge during the nearly 2-hour execution of an Arizona inmate that he was comatose and not feeling pain at any point, transcript of emergency court hearing reveals - @AP

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More: Arizona Department of Corrections says executed man was 'snoring,' 'did not grimace' or otherwise move during execution - @cnnbrk

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Arizona Department of Corrections director says protocol was followed in execution of inmate Joseph Wood; will conduct a full review, await autopsy results from Pima County Medical Examiner - statement via @NBCNews

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Editor's note: An Associated Press reporter who witnessed Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's execution said he watched Wood gasp and snort for more than an hour and a half before he stopped breathing. The report matches how Wood's lawyers described the execution. - Stephanie

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Relative of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's victims on execution: 'I don't believe he was suffering. It sounded to me like was snoring' - @cnnbrk

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Director of the ACLU's Capital Punishment Project Cassandra Stubbs after Joseph Wood execution: 'It's time for Arizona and the other states still using lethal injection to admit that this experiment with unreliable drugs is a failure. Instead of hiding lethal injection under layers of foolish secrecy, these states need to show us where the drugs are coming from. Until they can give assurances that the drugs will work as intended, they must stop future executions' - statement

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