The state of Texas executed a death row inmate convicted of fatally shooting a man in 1998, after robbing his victim of eight dollars. Juan Garcia, 35, was pronounced dead at 6:26 pm local time (2326 GMT), a prison system spokeswoman told AFP. US states using the death penalty have faced obstacles over shortages of lethal injection drugs after European suppliers stopped supplying pentobarbital for use in executions.
Uruguay scored their first World Cup tries for 12 years but could not stop Nemani Nadolo leading Fiji to a rampaging 47-15 victory to end their campaign. Carlos Arboleya claimed Uruguay's first try in the tournament since Pablo Lemoine, now team coach, crossed the whitewash against England at the 2003 World Cup. Agustin Ormaechea scored a second, sparking more wild celebrations by the South American underdogs.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives from 20th Century Fox are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico ranch.