U.S Sanctions Chinese, Russian Companies Doing Business with N. Korea, Missouri Man Has Execution Stayed, and George Clooney Donates to Fight Hate: P.M. Links

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    The U.S. has sanctioned a dozen Russian and Chinese companies it accuses of aiding North Korea's nuclear program.

  • Missouri governor Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, a man convicted of killing a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter in her home. New DNA evidence has cast doubt on Williams conviction, leading to calls for his execution to be halted.
  • Black lawmakers launch a 'root out racism' campaign, which is reportedly designed to hold the Trump administration accountable for his controversial actions and rhetoric on race.
  • George Clooney donates a million dollars to combat hate groups.
  • The Oregon coast's short-lived eclipse bubble pops.

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