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Man suspected of killing Kentucky officer killed by police

Man suspected of killing Kentucky officer killed by police He was pronounced dead at the scene. Austin said at a Thursday night news conference that 38-year-old Hopkinsville officer Phillip Meacham was shot that afternoon and taken to a hospital, where he died. The suspect fled on foot and stole a 1997 white Chevrolet pick-up truck, license plate number 2070GH. Officers from Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Larry King claims 2nd Amendment was meant to control slaves

Larry King claims 2nd Amendment was meant to control slaves The former CNN anchor told TMZ on Wednesday that the "poorly written" Second Amendment should definitely be repealed. With deep respect for and gratitude to former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens for a lifetime of distinguished service to our nation, the Second Amendment is not the problem. [Full Article...]

Attorney: Houston pastor accused of swindling investors '100 percent innocent'

Attorney: Houston pastor accused of swindling investors '100 percent innocent' Caldwell is the pastor at Windsor Village United Methodist Church , a 14,000-member megachurch in Windsor Village in Houston. According to the complaint against Harper, at Caldwell's direction, "Harper drafted participation agreements in the bonds that were sent to investors", and she also "controlled the bank account to which most investors sent their funds to invest in this investment oppor... [Full Article...]

EPA Is Reportedly Set To Roll Back Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards

EPA Is Reportedly Set To Roll Back Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards Pruitt, as an agency chief and former Oklahoma attorney general, might be able to bypass Senate confirmation to take over for Sessions, who has fallen out of favor with Trump since stepping away from overseeing the Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]

First Warning Forecast: Much cooler, but plenty of sunshine

First Warning Forecast: Much cooler, but plenty of sunshine Although temperatures are to drop below zero later in the weekend , temperatures will remain rather cool today , ranging between 6 and 9 degrees Celsius, with north-easterly breezes. Highs still peak in the mid-60s. Dry weather is back in the forecast to start our Easter Weekend . We will start off with some early morning low clouds, but this should gradually give way to clearing into the aft... [Full Article...]

Russia conducts second test fire of intercontinental ballistic missile

Russia conducts second test fire of intercontinental ballistic missile The Russian Defense Ministry has issued a statement Friday reporting that they've conducted a second test of the Sarmat system, a super-heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that is meant to counter growing Western investment in missile defenses. [Full Article...]

Alton Sterling case: Baton Rouge officer fired in shooting death

Alton Sterling case: Baton Rouge officer fired in shooting death During Friday's announcement , Paul discussed interviews with both officers and said that Salamoni did not answer any questions about his conduct. McMillan doesn't think she will ever get justice for Sterling's death, but said she would be more at peace if the officers were fired. [Full Article...]

36 referees, 63 assistant referees to officiate in World Cup

36 referees, 63 assistant referees to officiate in World Cup Geiger, who has been on the FIFA International Referees List since 2008, refereed at the 2012 Olympics, 2013 and 2015 Concacaf Gold Cups as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup . There have been preparatory seminars that stressed on fair play, protecting players and the image of the attractive game. At the 2014 World Cup , Geiger became the first US referee to officiate a knockout match in the hist... [Full Article...]

Starbucks coffee must carry cancer warning in California, judge rules

Starbucks coffee must carry cancer warning in California, judge rules Under California's Proposition 65 , residents can, on the state's behalf, sue companies that "knowingly" expose customers to carcinogens , then collect a portion of any damages. A state judge in California has decided a beloved drink should be marked among products like electrical wires and jewelry for containing chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or birth defects or other repr... [Full Article...]

#MarchForOurLives: Ohio Students Join Thousands in Washington Rally

#MarchForOurLives: Ohio Students Join Thousands in Washington Rally This issue of gun violence is one that intimately affects anyone who attends a school, and I think people are realizing that. "We had quite a few people come up to us and say, 'Hey I was across the street from Pulse when the shooting happened.' 'I was in Las Vegas when that shooting happened.' 'I graduated from Stoneman Douglas.' There were so many instances when the people standing in front o... [Full Article...]

Farmer outfits appeal for unity on Cauvery issue

Farmer outfits appeal for unity on Cauvery issue The 6-week deadline by the Supreme Court for setting up the Cauvery Water Management Board ended on Thursday, March 29. "The government has chose to approach the Supreme Court as the Central government has failed to set up the CWMB within the six weeks time given by the Supreme Court", he said. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince holds first-ever meeting with Jewish leaders

Saudi Crown Prince holds first-ever meeting with Jewish leaders However, the Saudi Embassy in Washington explained that the 32-year-old crown prince wants to push the kingdom toward "moderate Islam, open to the world and all religions", according to Bloomberg . Iran and Saudi Arabia are now supporting opposing sides in the Syrian conflict. Tehran has been effectively helping the Syrian government in its fight against those terrorists. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant ejected before halftime vs

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant ejected before halftime vs The Golden State Warriors are going to be healthy by the second round of the playoffs, and they have wonderful odds of making it to the Western Conference Finals and facing the Houston Rockets there. However, they've run out of gas in both games as they simply don't have enough firepower to close out games. The Kings simply don't have the pieces in place to take down Golden State at this point... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $521 million as drawing nears

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $521 million as drawing nears The jackpot-winning ticket sold in Manheim, Lancaster County, was the state's 18 Powerball jackpot win as well as the largest prize won in state history. A single ticket in IN won a $536 million prize, Mega Millions officials said in a news release . The drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. and will be televised on WABC-7 and Fox 29 in New York City and Philadelphia, respectively. [Full Article...]

Tarrant County Woman Gets 5 Years In Prison for Illegal Voting

Tarrant County Woman Gets 5 Years In Prison for Illegal Voting They can vote once they have completely finished their sentence, which includes probation, parole, and supervised release. "I would never do that again", she said. Furthermore, voting rights can only be restored after the sentence - even under supervised release - has been completed. I took accountability for that. [Full Article...]

RPM and Mondelez launch the 2018 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

RPM and Mondelez launch the 2018 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt It didn't work well. Every year since 1878, children push hard-boiled eggs across the White House lawn on the Monday after Easter. The Easter Bunny made a reconnaissance trip to Copeman's Christmas Tree Farm last Saturday and delighted hundreds of children, and adults as well, with a trove of Easter eggs he hid around the property. [Full Article...]

Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team

Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team As a press assistant, she provides clerical, administrative and operational support for the entire White House communications department. Indications are that ex-White House attorney John Dowd was concerned about what the former Trump advisers might say to Robert Mueller , and that Dowd talked to his colleagues about having Trump extend pardon offers. [Full Article...]

Met Office issues SNOW ALERT as Britain faces Easter washout

Met Office issues SNOW ALERT as Britain faces Easter washout A further yellow warning for heavy snow has been issued for southern Scotland between 12.15am and 11.45pm on Easter Monday . There is a slight chance some rural communities could become cut off. Across the weekened, temperatures in parts of the south could just about reach double figures while some parts of Scotland will struggle to get above 5C. [Full Article...]

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since assassination bid

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since assassination bid I hope we can all join hands in this mission for the betterment of Pakistan , so that our future generation can receive the right education and women can become empowered, do jobs, stand on their own two feet and earn for themselves. The reception included senior government functionaries, leading social activists, lawmakers and guests from her home region of Swat who came to welcome the young wom... [Full Article...]

Driver tries to ram group of French soldiers

Driver tries to ram group of French soldiers French Army spokesman Colonel Benoît Brulon said the man had "verbally threatened" the troops as they left their barracks, before trying to ram them as they returned. Radouane Lakdim , a Moroccan-born French national, fired at a group of policemen returning from a jog before storming the Super U store and shooting dead two people. [Full Article...]


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