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Hernandez's body brought to CT funeral home

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Hernandez's fiancée and the couple's 4-year-old daughter also would have legal claims to his estate. Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez was not present at the hearing. The report also alleges that Hernandez left a large chunk of his fortune to the mystery boyfriend before he was arrested for murdering Lloyd. "We wonder that ourselves". Read More »

Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday

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The break came when a vehicle belonging to Cummins was found in Siskiyou County, California, the county's sheriff's office said Thursday . He also said Cummins did all the talking and said they had been at the Black Bear Ranch commune, but left because they didn't like it. Read More »

NYC joins cities around the world marching to defend science

Despite organizers claims that they are not targeting Trump, critics note that numerous issues driving the march - cuts to Environmental Protection Agency funding, the roll-back of environmental regulations and reductions to research programs - are all administration proposals. Read More »

BJP seeks probe into Shunglu report allegations

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They alleged that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had "looted" public money for his party. The committee also questioned a cabinet decision of allotting government-owned 206, Rouse Avenue bungalow to the AAP as its office. "It may be noted that, in Delhi, no MLA but only Ministers are eligible for government accommodation", said Maken. The report also notes that AAP approval rating is down and its favourability is declining. Read More »

Ready to respond to US aggression: North Korea

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North Korea said on Friday the state of affairs on the Korean peninsula was "extremely perilous" because of "madcap American nuclear war maneuvers aimed at trampling on our sovereignty and right to survival". Trump gave no indication of what the moves might be. And you know, you're talking about thousands of years and many wars. "We're already seeing our allies in South Korea and Japan and the wider world standing behind us, but China is taking unprecedented steps to economically isolate ... Read More »

North Korea warns Australia to stop 'zealously toeing the U.S. line'

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US Defense officials now say the Vinson group's deployment has been extended 30 days, and the it will be in place, near Korea, next week. But soon after the Pacific Command statement, United States military officials clarified to CNN that the strike group would first complete a previously scheduled military exercise with the Australian navy. Read More »

Russian Federation to Demand Explanations From UK on Samples Examination From Syria's Idlib

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Johnson said the defence was "absurd and mendacious" and described the premier as an "arch-terrorist" and "literally and metaphorically toxic". Before the April 4 chemical attack, the West was "on the verge of a grim consensus", which had now changed, said Johnson. The consensus had been that it would be more sensible to concentrate on the fight against the Islamic State group and to accept reluctantly that removing Assad, "though ultimately essential - ... Read More »

Turkey Minister Rejects EU Call for Probe into Vote

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But the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), along with individuals and civil society groups, have challenged the result - amid concerns over unstamped ballots in particular - and called for it to be annulled. "This is not a system belonging to Tayyip Erdogan". The final results of the referendum are expected to be known within 10-11 days. Then the opposition can appeal to the constitutional court. Read More »

Serena Williams is pregnant with her 1st child

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Serena Williams has been championing the world tennis from 2002 and six years in total duration of her career. Tennis icon Serena Williams and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, are expecting their first baby! She has not played since then, citing a knee injury. Read More »

Islamic State loses three quarters of territory it once controlled in Iraq

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The extremist group has also lost ground in Syria, and is now fighting US-backed forces near Raqqa, the de facto capital of its self-styled "Caliphate". The federal police said in a statement on Tuesday they have been reinforcing their positions in Western Mosul in preparation for a push on the al-Nuri Mosque where Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the "Caliphate" in 2014. Read More »

EPA Denies Plans to Close Chicago Office

But he also wishes leaders like Holcomb and Pruitt will spend more time speaking with residents directly. They called for more thorough cleanup, additional testing and long-term support of residents. But other stories have said the agency has been instructed to eliminate two of its regional offices . The head of the Environmental Protection Agency was expected Wednesday to tour an IN public-housing complex where roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated because of lead contamination, a ... Read More »

Trump congratulates Erdogan after Turkey referendum win

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Under the emergency powers, Turkey has arrested some 40,000 Erdogan critics, including a record number of journalists, and fired at least 100,000 more Turks. The Kremlin said that Putin phoned Erdogan and congratulated him on the "successful conduct" the referendum . Alfano said Italy takes note of the referendum outcome and is awaiting the "final evaluation of the observers" by global monitoring bodies. Read More »

United Kingdom early elections 'dangerous': Tony Blair

Labour Party leader Corbyn said he welcomed May's decision "to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first". While fellow South East MEP, the Green Party's Keith Taylor said the vote was the equivalent to a second referendum on Brexit. Corbyn denied a report published in The Times newspaper on Thursday which said his party could promise a public vote to approve the terms of Britain's European Union exit. Read More »

Labour MP calls snap general election a 'vanity project'

Johnson, who had planned to retire after 2020 when the election was initially scheduled to take place, said in a statement it made sense for him to step down from Westminster politics ahead of the June vote. Mr Cairns said the United Kingdom government now had a small majority , something European Union leaders could "exploit". The dividing lines in this election could not be clearer from the outset. Read More »

EU threatens Hungary with court cases over Orban policies

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There was a serious question whether that was compatible with European Union law, Mr Timmermans said at a news conference . The European Commission is reported to be launching a probe into amendments to the law on higher education the Hungarian government submitted and had passed by Parliament in a fast-track procedure on April 4, sparking demonstrations and condemnation as the move is seen targeting the Central European University in particular, and academic freedom in general. Read More »

G7 foreign ministers, allies discuss Syria

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Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano says Europe's broad support for the USA military strikes contributed to a "renewed harmony" between the United States and its partners. Kishida said that "Japan supports the USA commitment in trying to take responsibility to prevent spread and use of chemical weapons and we confirmed Japan and the USA will continue to work together (in that effort)". Read More »

What Australians really think of Donald Trump

The White House has reluctantly accepted the terms of the deal in the months since Trump's call with Turnbull, though the administration has insisted the refugees arriving from Australian undergo "extreme vetting". In a joint press conference following Thursday's talks, President Joko Widodo said his country had secured commitments from the United States to improve the two countries' strategic partnership, adding that the focus would be on trade and investment in the future. Read More »

Syria has dispersed its warplanes in recent days

The Assad regime seems anxious about renewed United States airstrikes, after the cruise missile attack earlier in April. Assad has strongly denied that he was behind the attack in the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's northern Idlib province, and he has accused the opposition of trying to frame his government. Read More »

N Korea tension: Volleyball spotted in nuclear test site

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A report Friday from 38 North , a Web project of the institute devoted to analysis of North Korean developments, said the site appeared capable of conducting a nuclear test at any time the order was received from Pyongyang. INSKEEP: It could be a head fake for all we know, but Bermudez never expected to see this. What do workers at North Korea's nuclear testing site do in their downtime? Or it could be the North Koreans were effectively waving hello to the satellite. Read More »

Sharks' approach won't change for Game 2 vs. Oilers

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By the end of the second period fans were chanting "Kass-ee-ann!" The Blues were less than a minute from winning in regulation, but Wild left winger Zach Parise's goal with 22.7 seconds left forged a tie after Minnesota's first 43 shots had been turned aside by Allen. Read More »

High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

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The order specifically asks the secretary to review waivers of these rules that exist in free-trade agreements. A new executive order was signed by Trump on Tuesday during his trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin. However, Washington immigration attorney Dustin O'Quinn believes that would take congressional legislation, since the visa program is grounded in statute. Read More »

Another View: Strike raises question - what's next in Syria?

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Early on Friday the USA fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at Shayrat Air Base in retaliation for the chemical attack. Syria's government has denied carrying out any chemical attack, and Russia's Defence Ministry said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal and munitions factory. Read More »

Australia urges China to rein in 'reckless' North Korea

Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of the "iron-clad" alliance with the United States. He added: "We appreciate the challenging time in which the people of Japan live, with increasing provocation across the Sea of Japan". Read More »

French police officer killed by gunman in 'targeted' Paris attack

The man who shot dead a policeman on Paris's Champs Elysees Thursday was the focus of an anti-terror probe with a history of attempting to kill officers, sources close to the investigation said . Daesh quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Reuters, quoting French police sources, said he had been convicted of previous armed assaults on law enforcement officers going back 16 years. Read More »

Trump expresses support for French candidate Le Pen

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US presidents typically avoid weighing in on specific candidates running in overseas election. Although the Islamic State very quickly claimed responsibility, it wrongly identified the attacker, raising questions about its links to the incident, or at the very least to the shooter. Read More »

Disguised Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base

The militants managed to pass two security gates in two army vehicles, pretending to be carrying army wounded for treatment inside the base, he said. According to Tolo News, a number of fighters made their way to the onsite mosque where Friday prayers were underway. Read More »

Chinese Bombers 'On High Alert' For Possible 'North Korea Contingency'

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US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something both the USA and China have warned against. The US and Pyongyang have ratcheted up their rhetoric, with the latter's state media warning Thursday that a pre-emptive strike by North Korea would result in the US and South Korea being "completely destroyed in an instant". Read More »

Ferne McCann urges wanted boyfriend to contact police over nightclub acid attack

Arthur Collins , boyfriend of The Only Way Is Essex star Ferne McCann, is wanted by United Kingdom police over an incident that took place Easter Monday at Mangle E8 nightclub in London, England. Australian sisters Isobella and Prue Fraser, both aged in their 20s, were among those who suffered chemical burns when a male suspect splashed a substance into the crowd at the club. Read More »

Flower Power: Fleury thriving in familiar spot for Penguins

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One of the reasons the Penguins advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a clinching Game 5 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night was that their opponents lost more key players to injury during the series than they did. Read More »

North Korea issues nuclear warning to Australia

The spokesman concluded with a stern warning to Bishop: "The Australian foreign minister had better think twice about the consequences entailed by her reckless tongue-lashing before flattering the USA", he said . An unidentified rocket is displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. Read More »