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US state says it will use nitrogen gas for executions

WASHINGTON: The US state of Oklahoma plans to become the first in the country to use nitrogen gas to execute condemned prisoners, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday.  The state intends to adopt the new execution method as prison officials are unable to acquire the necessary drugs for lethal injections -- the method currently employed by all American states that carry out the death penalty. States have struggled to obtain lethal injection drugs as manufacturers and suppliers increasingly have shunned them…

VIDEO: Here’s what happened when a man tried to mess with buffalo

OKLAHOMA: A tourist captured a video at a wildlife refuge in Oklahoma when a man unwisely approaching a buffalo in a and getting charged by the animal when he came too close. The video, recorded by Danelia Zyks, shows a man sitting very close to a buffalo at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, located near Lawton. Zyks can be heard discussing with other witnesses that the man does not appear to know the area's wildlife rules and is risking injury or worse. The predictions prove prophetic when the buffalo charges…