Federal appeals court grants delay until 8:15 p.m. Central time to consider request to block Arkansas inmate's executionApril 21, 2017 12:02am

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal appeals court grants delay until 8:15 p.m. Central time to consider request to block Arkansas inmate's execution.

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