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Cardell Hayes sentenced in Will Smith's death

Racquel Smith , center, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith , enters the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse with supporters, for a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes , who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith , in New Orleans , Wednesday, April 19, 2017. [Full Article...]

Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's bid to reschedule speech

Amid backlash from voices across the political spectrum, the liberal-leaning University of California at Berkeley on Thursday reversed its decision to cancel a speech by right-wing agitator Ann Coulter scheduled for later this month, instead opting to postpone the event. [Full Article...]

Paris shooting: Islamic State claims responsibility after policeman is killed

Paris shooting: Islamic State claims responsibility after policeman is killed The attack prompted far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to say on Friday that France should reinstate border checks and expel foreigners who are on the watch lists of intelligence services. "This concert's to celebrate life". She went on to say that the French government has been weak in its effort to confront terrorism. The so-called " Islamic State " (IS) jihadi group claimed resp... [Full Article...]

Clashes break out at Trump rally in Berkeley, California

In Washington, several thousand protesters of all ages gathered in front of the Capitol building housing Congress, holding signs such as "What is he hiding?" and "Real men pay their taxes". One Proud Boy, who called himself Nick Money, said he was a Bernie Sanders supporter until he had "an awakening" a year ago. Berkeley officials said 9 of the 10 people who were arrested at the March 4 rallies... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation accuses United States of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Russian Federation accuses United States of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits Joint Investigative Mechanism and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons have told us many times that Assad will not provide access to investigate", Haley explained. The document demands that Damascus hand over all information on flights on the day of the incident to the Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Wea... [Full Article...]

Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

In August, the province of British Columbia became the first in Canada to impose a 15% tax on foreigners buying houses in metro Vancouver. "The non-resident speculation tax has nothing to do new Canadians and people who want to make Ontario their home". [Full Article...]

ISIS Fighters, 1 Commander Killed In 'Mother Of All Bombs' US Attack

The US military has released footage showing the moment the "Mother Of All Bombs" was dropped in Afghanistan. Trump described the Afghanistan bombing as "another very, very successful mission". The U.S. has concentrated on fighting them while also supporting Afghan forces against the Taliban. "The whole house was shaking", said Mufti Khan of Achin district in Nangarhar. [Full Article...]

MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat, told CNN's Jake Tapper he was "all for going after ISIS". The GBU-43 bomb known as "Mother Of All Bombs" was dropped in Afghanistan targeting an IS complex. The US commander in Afghanistan said on Friday that the decision to use one of the biggest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical. [Full Article...]

President Trump says Tax Day protesters were paid

President Donald Trump reminded left wing activists nationwide that he won the election in a series of tweets Sunday morning. "Now tax returns are brought up again?" he added, highlighting the issue to his 28 million followers. But 71-year-old Ilene Singh says he's wrong. Trump suggested that rallies in Florida, New York and Washington , among other U.S. cities, were an extension of the battl... [Full Article...]

As seas turn calm, Italy rescues more than 6000 migrants

Carlotta Sami, the United Nations refugee agency's spokesperson, said seven people died, including one pregnant woman, over three days. The private search and rescue company said in a statement that the people were rescued from nine vessels, including seven rubber boats and two wooden ones. [Full Article...]

Pence: US Won't Rest Until North Korea Gives Up Nuclear Weapons

Pence: US Won't Rest Until North Korea Gives Up Nuclear Weapons Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the U.S. and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. "It's a clear fact acknowledged by the worldwide community that, for thousands of years in history, Korea has never been part of China", foreign ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck said at a briefing in Seoul on T... [Full Article...]

During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan Reclusive North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its belligerence after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles at a parade in Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Confessed killer Muhammad to make his first court appearance Friday

The black gunman suspected of killing three white men in a racially motivated attack in Fresno was proud of what he had done and laughed many times as he explained his actions in interviews with police, authorities said Wednesday. Muhammad replied that he respected Fresno police officers and did not want to force them to shoot him or put them in the spotlight. The three men killed Tuesday ha. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over'

North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over' But officials at Pentagon are believed to be unsure how North Korea would respond if USA the shoots down a test missile. US Vice President Mike Pence (L) talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. In the same press conference, spokesman Lu Kang praised recent U.S. statements on the North Korean issue. "The Kim Jong Un regime wants to make clear that the USA and other powers have to deal wit... [Full Article...]

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France Le Pen, reacting to the attacks this morning, said that France needs to tighten its borders and deport all foreigners on the terror watchlist. Conservative candidate Francois Fillon and Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, both talked up their tough law-and-order stances while centrist front-runner Emmanuel Macron stressed he was also up to the challenge. [Full Article...]

Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

Pope Francis urged an end to "horror and death" in Syria on Sunday as he celebrated the traditional Easter Day mass in Rome. Security has been tight for all of the pope's Holy Week activities following recent truck attacks against pedestrians in London and Stockholm. [Full Article...]

Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer

Handel will face Democrat Jon Ossoff in a runoff on June 20, after he fell slightly below the 50 percent threshold on Tuesday to avoid a runoff election for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's seat. Another congressional battle will play out late next month in conservative-leaning Montana, where voters will pick a replacement for Republican Ryan Zinke, who has become Trump's USA interi... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests

After nearly three weeks of anti-government protests on the streets of Venezuela and coupled with Wednesday's figure, the current death toll has increased to eight, including one police officer. At least 1.2 million people filled 20 kilometers (12 miles) of streets and highways, he said. But Venezuela's political unrest remains mostly confined to middle-class enclaves, underscoring the struggle th... [Full Article...]

Is It Legal for DREAMers To Be Deported? They're Not Completely Protected

Is It Legal for DREAMers To Be Deported? They're Not Completely Protected The first immigrant deported under Trump with legal protections against deportation-known as a "DREAMer"-has launched legal action against the US government". What is the Montes case? But Mr Montes - who has a cognitive disability from a brain injury - says he was deported to Mexico anyway. The Department of Homeland Security claimed Wednesday Montes no longer qualified for DACA protection. [Full Article...]

No US Role in Libya Beyond Combating Islamic State

No US Role in Libya Beyond Combating Islamic State The US president said it was a "great honour" to meet the Italian leader and that their two countries had "a deep link and a strong friendship". "We're building our military rapidly", said Trump. He conceded that "nothing is easy" regarding the tense situation with Pyongyang. While Renzi had a close relationship with President Barack Obama - and openly backed Democrat Hillary Clinton's candidacy... [Full Article...]


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