The Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday allowed the first federal executions in 17 years to proceed, overturning a lower court order delaying them.Four federal executions were scheduled but a district court judge had suspended them to allow for legal challenges to the lethal injection that was to be used.The district court decision had come just hours before the first execution, of former white supremacist Daniel Lewis Lee, who was convicted with another man of murdering a family of…

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