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Texas church shooter identified

Gunman Opens Fire In Texas Church, Killing At Least 20 People, Several More Injured

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being "taken down," authorities said. Authorities said...

NFL Protests: More Than 200 Players Choose to Not Stand for National Anthem (Photos)

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their...
LeBron James

Trump Withdraws White House Invitation from Steph Curry; LeBron James Comes Through with the...

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime soon. Trump tweeted Saturday that Curry is no longer...
Italian refugees

Italian Police Use Water Cannons to Force Migrants from Rome Piazza

ROME (AP) — Migrants in a Rome piazza threw rocks, bottles and gas cans at riot police using water cannons to clear out about 100 mostly Ethiopian and Eritrean asylum-seekers early Thursday as part...

Minneapolis Mayor, Others Speak Highly of New African-American Police Chief: ‘He Knows the Community,...

People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and...

Michele Bachmann Calls Minneapolis Cop An ‘Affirmative-Action Hire,’ Adding to Unwanted Attention Brought to...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find...

Beyoncé Shares First Photo of Twins Sir and Rumi Carter

Ever the queen of well-planned surprises, Beyoncé unveiled a photo her twins Sir and Rumi Carter on their one-month birthday. The mother of three and husband Jay-Z welcomed their twins under a cloud of...

Migos Were Kicked Off a Delta Flight But the Reactions to Their Treatment Left...

https://twitter.com/PopCrave/status/883491580329545728 It seems Migos' growing reputation for making comments perceived to be homophobic is earning them continued backlash. The Atlanta-based group and their manager were kicked off a Delta Air Lines flight heading to Des...

Draymond Green, Others Listen Intently As LeBron James Recalls He and His Family’s Reaction...

https://twitter.com/JordanHeckFF/status/873236215306342400 As LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors gear up for Game 5 in Oakland on Monday night, NBA fans were treated to a 30-minute barbershop conversation...

Bill Maher’s Reaction to Ice Cube’s Critique Does Not Fly with Viewers

https://twitter.com/billmaher/status/873407026126245890 Bill Maher was the center of attention on the Friday night broadcast of "Real Time with Bill Maher." The political commentator and comedian could not avoid addressing his reference to a being a "house...

UK Police: 19 Confirmed Dead In Explosion at Ariana Grande concert

LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater...

Texas Police Officer Faces Murder Charge in Shooting Death of Jordan Edwards

DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The warrant...

Thousands of Venezuelans March In Memory of Those Killed In Unrest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in recent weeks. Protests have been roiling...
UN Sexual Abuse

A Look At UN Peacekeeping Missions As US Seeks Cuts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. The U.N....

Obamas Spotted on Caribbean Vacation Looking Unbothered 

https://twitter.com/ronaldo129/status/826596713771188224 After eight long years as the leader of the free world, Barack Obama has been enjoying some well-earned down time. After handing over the Presidential reins to Donald Trump, Obama, 55, and his family flew...

AU Accuses ICC of Unfairly Targeting Africans, Urges Mass Withdrawal of Member States

The African Union has called for the mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC). However, the resolution is nonbinding, with Nigeria and Senegal opposing a withdrawal. South Africa and Burundi have already...

Virgin Islands Offering $300 Credits as Part of Its Centennial Celebration

Tourists are being paid to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands this year, as the region celebrates 100 years of being part of the United States. The U.S. territory is giving visitors $300 in spending credit,...

Descendants of Herero and Namaqua Genocide Victims Sue Germany for Reparations In U.S. Court

Germany is facing a court case in the U.S. and demands for reparations over a forgotten genocide in Africa that is seen as a precursor to the Holocaust. Representatives of the Herero and Nama peoples...

Expert: China’s New Ivory Ban Will Go a Long Way Toward Protecting Elephants in...

Nakuru — Since the 1970s, poaching has been a major threat to the survival of elephants in Kenya, with some critics in recent years blaming the Chinese market for fueling the demand. Now, a new...

Citizenship-by-Investment Practice In Caribbean Nations Coming Under Scrutiny

The controversial practice in some Caribbean nations of "Citizenship by Investment" was in the global spotlight Sunday as CBS’ "60 Minutes" put the focus on what it called simply: "Passports for Sale." Steve Kroft, along...

North Carolina Congressman Just Said Black Protesters in Charlotte ‘Hate White People’ and You...

https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight/status/779074944881741824 Following push back from the video, congressman Robert Pittenger stated he responded to reporter's question in a way he regrets. Pittenger has since apologized while appearing on CNN with Don Lemon.

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