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Friday, December 11, 1998

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  • Analysis of Impeachment Hearings

    In a somber silence, the House Judiciary Committee weighed final arguments yesterday over alleged "high crimes and misdemeanors" by President Clinton. Speaker Newt Gingrich notified the full House to prepare for a historic impeachment vote next week.

  • Texas Postpones Canadian Execution

    The U.S. Supreme Court postponed last night’s scheduled lethal injection of a Canadian citizen just 30 minutes before he was to be strapped to a table in the Texas death chamber. The court said the delay was necessary to determine whether Joseph Stanley Faulder’s international rights were violated. Faulder’s attorneys say Canadian authorities should have been told of his murder arrest and detention under terms of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.