Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

Koreas discuss communication issues ahead of summit

North and South Korea have held talks over establishing a telephone hotline between their leaders and other communication issues ahead of a rare summit between the rivals later this month. Continue reading

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Bus carrying Humboldt Broncos hockey team involved in crash; fatalities reported

A bus carrying a Canadian junior hockey team was involved in a crash Friday in Saskatchewan, with an unspecified number of fatalities and injuries reported. Continue reading

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South Carolina Rep. Ralph Norman draws gun, says ‘I’m not going to be a Gabby Giffords’

To make a point that guns are dangerous only in the hands of criminals, a South Carolina congressman on Friday pulled out a loaded handgun during a meeting with constituents. Continue reading

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Brazil’s Lula creates standoff with defiance of prison order

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s defiance of a judge’s deadline to turn himself in and start serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption has created a tense standoff with the ex-leader holed up with supporters in a union head… Continue reading

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Canada police say truck collided with hockey bus, fatalities

Canadian police say they are at the scene of a fatal collision involving a transport truck and a bus carrying a hockey team in the province of Saskatchewan. Continue reading

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Denver Post flubs Coors Field photo, runs shot of Phillies park instead of Rockies home

If there’s really no place like home, somebody might need to tell the Denver Post. In an embarrassing mix-up Friday, the newspaper’s special section about Denver’s Coors Field, home of baseball’s Colorado Rockies, mistakenly carried a photo of Philadel… Continue reading

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Man charged in connection to California Sam’s Club blasts

Authorities in California said Friday that they have arrested and charged a man suspected of setting off two explosives at a Sam’s Club store on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading

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Police: Man acted alone to set off explosives in store

A man suspected of setting off two explosive devices in a California Sam’s Club store has been booked on suspicion of igniting a destructive device. Continue reading

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In Kashmir, 2 killings come amid tangles of fear and loyalty

The first man disappeared Monday night, when gunmen stormed his in-law’s home in small-town Kashmir. Continue reading

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ICE arrests 97 suspected illegal immigrants at Tennessee meat processing plant

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 97 people after raiding a Tennessee meat processing plant, in what civil rights activists say was the largest crackdown at a single place in almost a decade. Continue reading

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Man gets longer prison term for sexually assaulting toddler

A California man convicted of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl got a new sentence Friday of 25 years to life in prison after an appeals court found the trial judge handed down a 10-year sentence that was too lenient. Continue reading

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Backpage.com, website known for sex-related classified ads, reportedly seized by FBI

Backpage.com, the website known for its sex and prostitution-related classified advertisements, was shut down and seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday, according to reports and a large notice displayed on the site’s homepage. Continue reading

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Arizona mother indicted in deaths of children found in car

A grand jury has indicted an Arizona mother on two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of child abuse in the deaths of her two small children. Continue reading

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Mexican evidence suggests Marines’ fire killed 3 civilians

A report by a prosecution ballistics expert suggests that gunfire from a helicopter supporting Mexican Marines in a confused series of pre-dawn gun battles killed a female passerby and her two children. Continue reading

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Arizona, Texas announce plans to send National Guard members to border

Officials in Arizona and Texas announced on Friday their plans to send National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border. The governor of Arizona said he planned to send about 150 members, while the Texas National Guard said it would send 250. Continue reading

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Arizona governor announces plans to send 150 National Guard members to border

The Governor of Arizona announced his plans Friday to send about 150 members of the state’s National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border next week. Continue reading

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Pennsylvania couple beat toddler to death over spilled cereal, police say

A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with first degree murder for allegedly beating to death a 4-year-old child for spilling his cereal. Continue reading

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Ethics first

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Democrats, Republicans battle for Ohio’s governor seat

At the end of last year, former Congressman Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, surveyed the field of Democrats hoping to succeed Gov. John Kasich next year, and started thinking about jumping in the race. Continue reading

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After Team USA’s Olympic win, curling sees spike in popularity

The once-fringe sport has seen an explosion in popularity in the United States since the country’s Men’s Olympic team bested rival Sweden in a surprising upset in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Continue reading

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