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Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park

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More than 25,000 eggs were airdropped from a helicopter Saturday at Destiny World Outreach Center's fourth annual egg hunt, as more than 2,000 children eagerly watched while waiting to take part in Easter festivities. On Mama Johnson field, organizers hid over 30,000 candy-filled eggs for two scheduled hunts. The egg hunt is hosted by the Evansville Association for the Blind, Evansville Police, the Local FOP and 911 Gives Hope. Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

Over the years, polls have indicated that Barghouti is the most popular choice among Palestinians to succeed the 82-year-old Abbas who has failed to groom a political heir. Top Israeli officials have vowed not to negotiate with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, adding that the death penalty would "prevent" imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti from staging the nationwide protest. Read More »

Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

Having fought sexism when she ran Boston the first time, she said she already knows the next boundary she has to break through: ageism. "If all of this happened in 50 years, imagine what is going to happen in the next 50 years". Badgered and almost battered in the process, Switzer persisted to complete the race in 1967. "We could take the data and statistics from all of these events, took it to the International Olympic Committee, and we got the women's marathon included in the Olympic games". Read More »

NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

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Jacksonville last hosted NCAA basketball tournament games in March 2015. It's obviously huge news for North Carolina's revenue, which took a serious beating when the ACC, NBA, and NCAA all pulled big events out of the state. Earlier this month, the North Carolina House voted to repeal the law, and Gov. Roy Cooper later signed it. The team that hosts the tournament games is not allowed to play at their location, but Gonzaga has avoided this problem. Read More »

Trump's 1st Easter Egg Roll Gets Underway

US President Donald Trump hailed the strength of America as thousands of children enjoyed the time-honoured tradition of rolling hard-boiled eggs across the manicured lawn in his back garden. The episode, which was the first time in 42 seasons the NBC series aired live across the USA, garnered its best ratings since February, when Alec Baldwin hosted. Read More »

Facebook killing suspect dead after police chase

Shortly afterward, he took his own life. The auto Stephens was thought to be driving, a white Ford Fusion, did not contain Global Positioning System tracking devices, authorities said . Stephens kept posting on Facebook hours before his account was eventually shut down. The video was on Facebook for three hours before it was taken down. Read More »

Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

Muhammad had posted anti-government comments on social media and said that he disliked white people, police said. Police had been looking for Muhammad in the Williams killing, and Muhammad said seeing his own name and picture in a press release Tuesday morning helped spur the rampage. Read More »

Race For 6th District Heads To Runoff Between Ossoff, Handel

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Associated Press reporter Catherine Lucey in Washington and Kathleen Foody in Alpharetta, Ga., contributed. Trump did not perform as well as other Republicans last November in the Georgia district, an affluent, well-educated swath filled with the kind of voters Democrats need if they hope to reclaim a House majority next year. Read More »

Missouri Attorney General: Church lawsuit should proceed

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The states say they're necessary to keep the government from meddling in religious affairs. Missouri is one of 38 states with such an amendment, and since about two-thirds of schools participating in voucher programs across the country are religious - according to research from Professor Wolf - Blaine amendments have for decades been an obstacle to implementing voucher programs around the country. Read More »

Gunman kills 3 in Fresno; suspect wanted in other case

Muhammad fired 16 rounds in one minute and reloaded at one point, the chief told reporters Tuesday afternoon. A wanted gunman with a history of making terrorist threats is in custody after a shooting spree that left three people dead Tuesday near a Catholic Charities building in downtown Fresno, according to Fresno police. Read More »

Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal, Trump Administration Says

The move resulted in speculation President Donald Trump's administration is trying to distance itself from Trump's hostile campaign-trail rhetoric on the deal. Those commitments include reducing the number of its centrifuges by two-thirds, capping its level of uranium enrichment well below the level needed for bomb-grade material, reducing its enriched uranium stockpile from around 10,000 kg to 300 kg for 15 years, and submitting to global inspections to verify its compliance. Read More »

Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town

Muhammad was also wanted in connection to a fatal shooting of an unarmed motel security guard last week. The gunman had previously been accused of killing a security guard at a motel. The police chief said without that system, even more people might have died. He was apprehended and while being arrested, yelled, " Allahu Akbar " again. Read More »

Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants DE artist's 'Fearless Girl' moved

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When the girl was first positioned in front of the bull, it was accompanied by a plaque stating "Know the power of women in leadership". His lawyers say " Fearless Girl " exploits the bull for commercial purposes. Di Modica, aged 76, appeared fragile as he spoke at the news conference reiterating that he agrees with gender equality and questioning why people were attacking him. Read More »

Three killed in California shooting spree

The shooting began around 10:45 a.m., Fresno police chief Jerry Dyer said . Muhammad will face four counts of murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, officials said. He wrote that his "kill rate increases tremendously on the other side" and also posted about "white devils". The Fresno shooting left three men dead, CNN reported. Read More »

Missing Orofino teen found safe

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Highway 12. According to the release, Imel may also be facing criminal charges for allegedly sequestering the teen and providing assistance in his runaway. His mother told police he had left the Orofino High School prom at just after 9:30 p.m. and had not been heard from since. It is believed Kristian may have gotten into a vehicle there. Read More »

White Nationalist Speaks at Auburn University

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Boosinger, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Taffye Benson Clayton, associate provost and vice president for inclusion and diversity. Spencer won a restraining order in federal court in Montgomery, allowing him to speak on the campus as planned. Protests against his racially divisive rhetoric and mere presence on the school's campus were quickly planned, and Auburn ultimately cancelled the event on Friday, citing safety concerns. Read More »

Trump's whiplash reversal on Syria

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Haley said the airstrikes destroyed an airfield from which the United States believes the chemical attacks on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun were launched. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged its continuing support for Damascus in the ongoing crisis in the Arab country. The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on Friday from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched earlier in the week, escalating the USA role in ... Read More »

Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Shoots Himself Following Police Chase

Stephens' vehicle sustained minor damage after a trooper couldn't stop in time and hit the auto, but no injuries to law enforcement were reported . After a brief chase, he took his own life, authorities said. "Mr. Stephens, we forgive you, but we're asking you to turn yourself in", said one of Godwin's daughters . It took the social network almost two hours to remove the content, which was soon ubiquitous on other platforms such as YouTube. Read More »

Cleveland Facebook murder suspect shot, killed himself after pursuit

On several occasions, the company has suggested that Facebook users should report videos showing violence, bullying, sexual content to moderators who will review them and take necessary actions to have it removed. Before murdering Godwin, Stephens had written on his Facebook page that he wanted to kill someone out of rage toward his ex-girlfriend. Gail Wheeler, of Erie, said she was stopped at a light at the McDonald's when Stephens came "whipping out" of the parking lot, almost hitting her. Read More »

All options open, but will work with allies for peace: Pence

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He attributed the failures to malware implanted by the U.S.as part of its cyber warfare against the North. The North Korean diplomat accused Washington of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out at any time" and that Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary". Read More »

More Details Emerge About San Bernardino Victims, Shooter

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The community also hosted a prayer vigil at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in San Bernardino Monday evening. As the investigation continues, the school will remain closed until next Monday. "Unlike disorders that can make connecting with your child hard, children with Williams syndrome tend to be social, friendly and endearing", Superintendent Dale Marsden said, apparently reading from a description on the Williams Syndrome Association website . Read More »

Trump, top officials take aim at brutal MS-13 street gang

The U.S. attorney said MS-13 is still recruiting across Charlotte, mostly targeting Latino neighborhoods and young children. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that the DOJ will not sign consent decrees for political expediency that will cost more lives by in his words, "handcuffing the police instead of the criminals". Read More »

Prosecutors toss thousands of tainted drug cases

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Dookhan was released on parole previous year after serving less time than numerous people she helped victimize. He said, "If there had been evidence that any of these defendants was actually innocent, we would not have hesitated to dismiss the case outright and exonerate the defendant immediately". Read More »

Alabama Governor Scores Court Delay In Affair-Turned-Impeachment Trial

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He's been fighting in court to avoid facing embarrassing charges that he misused his office to cover up an alleged affair. The Alabama Supreme Court on Saturday allowed the impeachment of Governor Robert Bentley to start next week, staying a temporary restraining order from a lower court that had blocked hearings, court documents showed. Read More »

Man killed 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

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It's too soon to say whether Muhammad, who was homeless, had ties to any militant groups or causes, Dyer said. Kori Ali Muhammad shot 16 rounds in 90 seconds in the shooting spree on Tuesday, said Police Chief Jerry Dyer. Stephen Hughes, 66, said he and his wife rushed home Tuesday after receiving a frantic call from a neighbor. Three people in downtown Fresno are dead in an apparent murder spree Tuesday morning. Read More »

Inmate slated to die Thursday due at hearing

Read Wednesday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details. Lee, who is also black, was sentenced to death in 1993 for the murder of his neighbor, a white woman. The move put a pin in the state's efforts to resume capital punishment after 12 years and an aggressive plan to carry out four double executions before its lethal injection drug expires. Read More »

Former President George HW Bush hospitalized in Houston

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Bush, 92, is being treated at Methodist Hospital but spokesman Jim McGrath says the former president is doing fine. He later was moved to intensive care when doctors inserted a breathing tube. Bush served as USA commander-in-chief from 1989 to 1993, and is the oldest of the five living former United States presidents. The couple marked their 72nd wedding anniversary on January 6. Read More »

First DREAMer To Be Deported Sues Trump Administration

But the luckless Montes had left his wallet in a pal's auto, so he couldn't produce an ID or proof his DACA status and was told by agents he couldn't go get them, the paper reported . But the lawsuit alleges that the incident described by Border Patrol happened days after his initial deportation. "To me, it's one of the most hard subjects I have because you have these incredible kids". Read More »

San Bernardino Community Remembers Victims Of School Shooting

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The family has asked for privacy during this time, but wants the public to know that Martinez was a happy child. She said he pushed her onto the bed and left the apartment with a "a large butcher knife in his hand". The school will remain closed until Monday, April 17, Marsden said. Corrales said when she heard about the shooting at her daughter's school, she felt like the oxygen had been ripped from her lungs. Read More »

Manhunt for Cleveland Facebook Killing Suspect Ends When He Fatally Shoots Himself

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture and prosecution. "After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself", police said in a tweet yesterday. "He was the sweetest person I ever met in my life. It was always good things", Lee said. "He was always just so happy and cool, calm, collected, like, that's why it's so shocking". Read More »

McDonald's employee recognized Steve Stephens as he was ordering at drive-thru

Stephens, a 37-year-old job counselor, was wanted on murder charges in the killing of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, a father of 10 who was picking up aluminum cans on Sunday when he was shot. Prior to the chase Tuesday, Cleveland Police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens and offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to his capture. Read More »