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Waffle House shooting in Nashville Suspect in custody
News ImageThe mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle of the night was arrested not far from his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack that killed four people, authorities said.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:25:46 -0400
Van plows down multiple pedestrians in Toronto
News ImageToronto Fire says numerous casualties have been reported after a van ran into people on Monday afternoon.Stephan Powell, district chief at Toronto Fire, is urging people to stay away from the area near the North York Civic Centre as first responders are working at the scene.Toronto Police Services Const. Jennifferjit Sidhu told Yahoo Canada police received a report of a collision at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue at 1:27 p.m. ET. Sidhu confirmed the van has since been located and the driver is in custody. Police are not looking for any other suspects at this time. (Yahoo News Canada)See more updates byJonathan Rumley/Yahoo News Canada &>&>&>_____See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:30:22 -0400
In Donald Trump, Israelis hear echoes of an ancient emperor
News ImageIsraelis cheered when President Trump said the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israels capital. Now prominent Israelis are comparing the American president to the ancient Persian emperor Cyrus the Great, a hero to Jews who authorized building the Second Temple raising the possibility of building the Third Temple in Jerusalem.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:58:59 -0400
Rural districts are the new frontier for women running for office
News ImageEsther Roberts stands in her friends field in Somers, Wis., which sits directly across the road from the massive Foxconn development site in Pleasant Prarie, WIs. At the moment when Esther Roberts decided to run for elected office, she was standing far from her home in Somers, Wisc., amid a sea of pink hats at the March for Women in Washington, D.C., in January 2017. Roberts is typical of the thousands of women who have entered the political arena in the past 18 months in the wake of Donald Trumps election.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:16:57 -0400
PHOTOS: Islamic State lays claim to suicide bombing in Kabul killing dozens at voter registration center
News ImageAP reports: A large explosion echoed across the city, shattering windows miles away from the attack site and damaging several nearby vehicles. Five small children and 21 women are among the dead. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Afghanistan will hold parliamentary elections in October.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:59:08 -0400
Trump: U.S.-North Korea summit 'should have been done a long time ago'
News ImagePresident Trump pushed back against criticisms that North Korea has had to meet few preconditions before a planned summit between the president and Kim Jong Un. Trump said he may or may not be successful but that hes taking an important step that previous presidents should have taken long ago.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:39:43 -0400
Police investigating possible hate crime in New York City subway assault
News ImageAn incident on the New York subway system Friday night, where a Hispanic man was reportedly berated for taking jobs from Americans, is being investigated by police as a possible hate crime.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:30:52 -0400
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump and the curse of loyalty
News ImageA number of analysts have been wondering aloud whether the loyalty of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer, will pass the acid test of a federal indictment.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:07:34 -0400
Mourning Barbara Bush
Mourning Barbara BushSeveral former U.S. presidents were among the 1,500 mourners expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:04:35 -0400
Trump: Michael Cohen will never flip on me
News ImageIn a series of early-morning tweets, President Trump attacks an article in the New York Times suggesting that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, whose offices were raided last week by the FBI, might cooperate with investigators.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:35:16 -0400
Trump told Comey he never slept in Moscow. But he did.
News ImageAccording to memos by former FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump disputed allegations about cavorting with prostitutes in Moscow by insisting that he didnt spend the night in Moscow during his 2013 trip. But the record clearly shows he did.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:55:35 -0400
Students protest gun violence nationwide on Columbine anniversary
News ImageThousands of students walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School with a show of unity aimed at pressuring politicians to enact tighter gun restrictions.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:29:14 -0400
Ex-sanctions czar bashes Obama administration's 'weak' response to Russian interference
News ImageDan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was extremely frustrated when the Obama administration issued weak and frankly inadequate sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:29:44 -0400
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti follows in Obama's footsteps to Iowa
News ImageL.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti tests the political waters in visit to Iowa.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:57:08 -0400
Ted Cruz shrugs off past feud and lauds Trump in Time essay
News ImageTed Cruz wrote an essay for Time magazines 100 Most Influential People of 2018 issue, praising President Trump, who the Texas senator once described as a "bully," "narcissist" and "serial philanderer."
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:29:20 -0400
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