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Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

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Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 23, 1968, student protesters began occupying buildings on the campus of Columbia University in New York; police put down the protests a week later. The...


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Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushed the value of the dollar higher against other major currencies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent in morning trading to 22,236.53, helped by the weaker yen. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200...


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Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said. Police and federal agents had mounted a massive manhunt...


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Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

Waffle House Shooting

Travis Reinking exhibited multiple warning signs that he was mentally unstable: He talked openly about delusions that he was being stalked by Taylor Swift. He insisted unknown people were making barking noises outside his home. He even went to the White House on a mission to talk to the president....


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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Canada Van Hits Pedestrians

A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing nine people and injuring 16 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.


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The Latest: 4 homicide charges in Waffle House shooting

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A man accused of killing four people with an AR-15 rifle at a Tennessee Waffle House has been formally charged with four counts of criminal homicide and is being held on a $2...


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FIFA subjects 2026 Morocco World Cup bid to fresh scrutiny

Morocco Soccer 2026 World Cup Bid

Morocco’s World Cup bid is facing fresh scrutiny this week with the arrival of another delegation from FIFA after an initial task force found deficiencies in the proposals for the 2026 tournament. In a downbeat conclusion to the visit by the inspectors last week, Morocco’s bid leader acknowledged...


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The Latest: Toronto police report 10th death in van incident

APTOPIX Canada Van Hits Pedestrians

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Toronto’s police chief says a 10th person has died after a rented van plowed into pedestrians along a sidewalk in Toronto. Fifteen people are reported in the hospital. Toronto Police Chief Mark...


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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Canada Van Hits Pedestrians

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. VEHICLE PLOWS INTO PEDESTRIANS A van veers onto a sidewalk at a busy intersection in Toronto and strikes down passers-by, killing 10 and injuring more a dozen others. The driver was in...


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Jury: Atlanta attorney who shot wife guilty of murder

Business Executive Shot

ATLANTA (AP) — After telling the judge Monday morning that they were stuck and couldn’t reach a verdict, jurors deliberated a few more hours before deciding that a well-connected Atlanta attorney intentionally shot his wife, causing her death. Jurors found 75-year-old Claud “Tex” McIver guilty of...


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