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Texas Executes Mexican National Despite International Pressure

A Mexican national has been executed in Texas, despite appeals from the Mexican government and Secretary of State John Kerry. Edgar Tamayo was put to death late Wednesday night by lethal injection, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to stay his execution. Tamayo was convicted for the 1994 fatal shooting of a Houston police officer shortly after his arrest on suspicion of robbery, using a gun he had hidden in his pants. His lawyers said Tamayo was not informed that...

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