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Protesters calling for an end to the death penalty unfurl a banner before police arrest them outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in this January 17, 2007 file photo. It's not official, but a "creeping moratorium" on the death penalty in the United States is taking hold as the U.S. Supreme Court readies to hear a challenge to the method of lethal injection. To match feature USA-EXECUTIONS/ REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files (UNITED STATES)