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'Mother of all bombs' kills 90 ISIS militants in Afghanistan

Afghan officials claim 36 IS fighters were killed in the explosion. It was the first time the U.S. military had unleashed the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, its largest non-nuclear bomb, in combat. Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan's ambassador to the United States, said the colossal MOAB was dropped after fighting had intensified over the last week. Read More »

Ricketts Said To Withdraw as Trump Deputy Commerce Nominee


Ricketts, 47, was tapped for the post by President Donald Trump late previous year, but the brother of Cubs chairman and fellow owner Tom Ricketts couldn't resolve the complicated and sticky ethics quagmire caused by his financial investments, the report added. Read More »

Fresno shooting: three killed by gunman in central California


Before surrendering to police, Zori Muhammad allegedly shouted "Allahu akbar" - "God is greater" in Arabic - and expressed hatred toward white people and the government, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. The driver sped to the police department for help, but Randalls could not be saved. Muhammad also has a criminal history in Sacramento dating back to 1997 when he was arrested for making criminal threats. Read More »

Syrian Govt.'s allies denounce United States strikes

They're saying by covering for Assad that they knew that it was there, or they were incompetent by having chemical weapons there in the first place. Thousands of US troops are already in Syria and Iraq to help regional forces in the fight to defeat ISIS. Read More »

In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed


His death was "a shocking and sad end to a very tragic series of events that has negatively impacted a number of families", said Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, who prosecuted Hernandez in the Lloyd case. Simpson. The onetime tight end was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later. There may have been nothing in the news that would lead him to be excited about his future, but there was also no additional incentive for him to want to commit suicide now, as ... Read More »

France's Mélenchon uses hologram to rally in seven places


They were arrested on Tuesday morning at a flat they had been renting for less than three weeks in Marseille, where the Uzi, two handguns, ammunition, a hunting knife, a map of the city, a balaclava and a GoPro camera were found . "Our democracy, voting operations and election campaigns are threatened". Opponents of Le Pen and her anti-immigration National Front party also skirmished with police outside a Paris rally this week. Read More »

RCMP stopped 887 people trying to illegally enter Canada last month


While the number of times RCMP officers intercepted illegal border crossings by asylum seekers increased again last month, the rate of that increase appears to have slowed significantly since the start of the year. The number of people stopped by the RCMP after illegally entering Manitoba rose in March. Others had Canada in their sights all along as their final destination, obtaining USA visas exclusively for the goal of coming here. Read More »

Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly is a bad man, and that's if you only count the things he's said on The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News , rather than the truly terrible things that have recently come to light about his history with sexual harassment. Fox News has chose to part ways with its star host following allegations of sexual harassment. For all intents and purposes, Fox News belonged to the boys, with argumentative hosts O'Reilly, Sean Hannity , and Tucker Carlson at the helm. Read More »

School Gunman's Threats Taken as 'Cry for Attention'


Ron Maass said at a news conference. Karen Elaine Smith, 53, was instantly killed when a man, armed with a.357 revolver, came into the North Park Elementary School classroom at around 10:30 a.m. The 9-year-old student who was also wounded has not been named. Smith and Anderson had been married for just two months when she moved out of her house in Riverside, spurred by his accusations that she had been unfaithful to him, Burguan said. Read More »

NCAA Awards FSU 2022 Golf Regional Championships


Avery Aquatic Center has previously played host to eight water polo championships since opening in its current form in 2001. "We are thrilled MSUB and the city of Billings have been chosen to host this premier NCAA D2 event again", said MSUB athletic director Krista Montague. Read More »

City's Action Records in tune for Record Store Day


Since 2009, an artist has served as Record Store Day's official ambassador. This year's Record Store Day is April 22. According to the official Record Store Day website, " Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding almost 1400 independently owned record stores in the USA and thousands of similar stores internationally". Read More »

Closing arguments scheduled in trooper ambush trial


The outcome of Eric Frein's trial is not in doubt. Frein shot Dickson in the chest and through the shoulders and spine from a distance of 87 yards, waited almost 90 seconds until Trooper Alex Douglass came to Dickson's aid and then shot him, too, Tonkin said. Read More »

Arkansas execution delayed as Supreme Court refuses to overrule state court

However, the State Supreme Court went a different direction and ruled that the execution of Don Davis and Bruce Ward could not proceed based upon the potential of some future direction of the U.S. "I am disappointed in this delay for the victim's family.While this has been an exhausting day for all involved, tomorrow we will continue to fight back on last-minute appeals and efforts to block justice for the victims' families", Gov. Read More »

Jon Ossoff advances to runoff in highly watched Georgia election


Vote tallies for the incredibly close race ran into the night as Ossoff told supporters the fight would go on if he did not secure the 50 percent+1 vote majority needed to win outright. It's not the Cloud Nine scenario some Democrats had hoped for in this uber-hyped special election. Stop Donald Trump , a man who encourages racial and religious discrimination and sexism. Read More »

Investigation continues after plane crash kills 2 in East Windsor


The names of the two people who died have not been released. The initial report is the plane stalled in the air and crashed, according to East Windsor Police detective Sgt. The airport is located on Wells Road in East Windsor and typically handles small, private aircraft. Broad Brook Fire Chief Tom Arcari said he's been with the department about 40 years and recalls about four plane crashes in the area. Read More »

Fresno victims were targeted at random by killer

He also yelled "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) when he was arrested, officials said. Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said the press release likely inspired Muhammad to continue his alleged attacks on Tuesday, targeting victims multiple locations within walking distance of a Catholic Charities on Fulton St. Read More »

Trump pushes 'Buy American, Hire American' policy in Wisconsin


At the signing of the executive order, Trump said his administration will enforce "Hire American" rules to protect the jobs and wages of American workers. "We believe the American strength is rooted in the ability to make things and fix things", he explained. Additionally, the Surface Transportation Act of 1978 requires that American-made iron, steel and other manufactured goods be used when federal dollars pay for highway, aviation, rail and other transportation projects. Read More »

New negotiations over health care reform stall

The New York Times and The Washington Post between them identified about 50 House Republicans who were opposed to or had concerns about the AHCA just before it was due to be voted on in March. But conservatives still see the ability for states to opt out of the regulations as key to winning their support for the bill. As a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, U.S. Read More »

Body of missing 20-year-old found in submerged car


On January 15th, Anderson left work at 4:11 a.m., and was adamant about going to a gas station, according to WDAF. Toni Anderson's vehicle pulled from a lake last Friday (Source: 41 Action News). On Friday police confirmed that they vehicle belonged to the 20-year-old who had been missing for almost two months but could not confirm if it was her body. Read More »

Essential Air Service on chopping block


Kristi Noem all indicated their support of the federal Essential Air Service program in emails to the Public Opinion. Rounds and Noem were even more adamant in their support of the subsidies. She called the program "vital for rural America". He says local governments have a lot of scrutiny now and that includes the funding for EAS. "This isn't the first time Essential Air Service has been on the chopping block or looked at for cuts", he said. Read More »

Auntie Fee, YouTube Cooking Sensation, Dead at 59


O'Dell's son, Tavis Hunter , confirmed her tragic passing in an announcement on Facebook . "She can finally be happy". One of Auntie Fee's biggest fans and supporters, Martha and Snoop's Pot Luck Dinner Party star Snoop Dogg took to social media calling for prayers on Auntie Fee's behalf when news broke that she was hospitalized. Read More »

DC Eagle Cam Shows Eaglet Ready To Hatch


National Arboretum. These will have been the fourth and fifth eaglets raised by these parents at this idyllic location. In 2015, the American Eagle Foundation installed the eagle cam. The first egg was laid February 19 and the second on February 23. In several weeks, the general public will have the opportunity to help come up with official names for these eaglets. Read More »

Concealed carry bill signed into law in ND


Armstrong said the bill is based off the "school sentinels" program in South Dakota's Tri-Valley School District. The statement also said the governor "encouraged anyone considering carrying a concealed weapon to enroll in one of North Dakota's many certified gun safety courses". Read More »

Fixer Upper Is Officially Getting a Spinoff, So Cancel All Your Plans


We want more. We need more. "And you get a more inside scoop of how we came up with a lot of the decisions and the design elements that we got to incorporate". The married couple of nearly 14 years are in NY for the SNI Upfronts where the first clip from Behind The Design will be revealed. The final episode of season four will air Tuesday, with season five already being announced by the network. Read More »

Woman says she saw missing daughter assaulted on Facebook Live

Detectives were conducting interviews, Guglielmi added. She was last seen wearing a pink sweatshirt and a green jacket, according to a news release. "It's disgusting. Police did not immediately have details on the video. Police said a missing person's report was filed at Austin in November 2016, but she was found a short time later. Read More »

How many times has President Donald Trump played golf while in office?


The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. Since taking office on January 20, 2017, Mr. Trump has reportedly been on the grounds of his golf courses 11 times since becoming President, and that's as of March 19. Read More »

Why? Randall Coffland and his St Charles twin daughters shot dead


Charles, but it's unclear what sparked Friday's violence. The girls' mother, Anjum Coffland , was also shot but survived the incident, which police are calling a domestic disturbance. "This is a very hard scene for the first responders to work with", Deputy police Chief David Kintz said in a news release. ''It's kind of unnerving to realize that someone you were so close with, and could see in a day, and could be gone in a matter of hours" ,  Ally Siebrasse , a friend of the twins, told ... Read More »

Photos of female United States marines shared on Facebook without consent


The women say they were victimized on the "Marine's United" page, which is now under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service . "I love the Marine Corps", she said, "but after seeing that, I wouldn't re-enlist". The Facebook group reportedly had almost 30,000 followers, mostly active-duty U.S. Marines, Marine Corps veterans and British Royal Marines. Despite the social media group being shut down, the investigation and Congress' interest in the case, some of the group's old ... Read More »

Medical Marijuana Bill Dies in House Subcommittee


But most importantly, the statement addresses the evolution of socio-political change occurring stating, "the formation of this caucus is a testament to how far our country has come on the issue of cannabis policy". While many cannabis opponents feared that legalization would increase use among teens, it would appear that it's senior citizens whose use has dramatically increased. Read More »

Late Oklahoma Green Beret Arrives Stateside For Interment At Arlington


Filming the incident, Williams recorded the moment Tara greeted her husband's coffin. The video of the intimate, tragic moment was backed by the soundtrack of sobs coming from inside the airplane cabin. He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan seven times, earning two Bronze stars, four Good Conduct Medals and was posthumously awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal for his work in central Africa, the Army Times reported . Read More »

Teen's body found after snowmobile falls through icy lake


Authorities said a father and his teenage son also fell through the ice on the lake in nearby Alton. He was hospitalized with hypothermia. Saturday evening, dive teams were still searching for at least one person in Alton, hurrying to find clues before darkness set in. Read More »