Two more US federal executions planned before Trump leaves office

Washington (AFP) – US federal authorities were planning two more executions before Donald Trump’s departure from the White House, including one Thursday of a former drug trafficker sentenced to death for a series of murders.  Corey Johnson was part of a gang implicated in 10 murders in 1992 in the US state of Virginia. He was convicted in federal court for his involvement in seven of them.  The 52-year-old is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday night at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, unless the Supreme Court grants him a last-minute stay.  The next day, authorit…

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