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Texas executes Mexican after court stay rejected

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Texas executed a Mexican citizen Thursday for the rape-slaying of a teenager after he and the White House pleaded in vain for a Supreme Court stay, saying he was denied help from his home country that could have helped him avoid the death penalty.

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In his last minutes, Humberto Leal repeatedly said he was sorry and accepted responsibility.

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