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World Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral

Chyna Thomas, 22, was killed in a one-car accident early Saturday morning in their home state of Washington. Added Stevens: "It's really tough when he's sitting there, and some of his family's back in Seattle, and some of them came here to mourn with him".

World 8-year-old killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery
Author: 0 8-year-old killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

Mary Fields, a fellow teacher, said Smith loved kids. Police are looking for clues behind a murder-suicide that killed an 8-year-old and two adults at an elementary school. Police say Anderson, 53, did have a criminal history. He says Anderson wasn't employed but previously had work as a maintenance worker and a pastor.

Author: 0 Israel Slams Le Pen's Remarks Denying French Role in Holocaust

Former President Jacques Chirac and current leader Francois Hollande have both apologised for the role French police played in the round-up which was ordered by Nazi officers in 1942. Israel condemned Le Pen's words as "contrary to historical truths". Le Pen used her speech in Bordeaux to attack "savage globalisation", which she blamed for ruining French industry and the ongoing struggle to reduce youth unemployment, which reached a record high of 25.6 per cent in November 2012.

World Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead
Author: 0 Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

The accident occurred in a residential area near Lisbon . The deceased truck driver was offloading goods at the supermarket's cargo bay when the plane crashed near him, setting his truck ablaze. The injured were shopping inside the supermarket, which is located in a residential neighbourhood, and were treated for shock and smoke inhalation.

Author: 0 Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

The repeal of President Obama's family planning protection law, which went into effect January 18, was approved by CRA with a very narrow majority that required Vice President Mike Pence to act as the tie-breaking 51 vote. Using the Congressional Review Act , which allows lawmakers to repeal recently minted regulations, senators killed a rule meant to keep federal grants flowing to clinics that provide contraception and other services in states that want to block the funding.

World Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ
Author: 0 Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

He said US President Donald Trump has made clear he won't talk about specific military tactics. 'Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan. The official said that had it been a nuclear test, "other actions would have been taken by the U.S". "And so we're working together with our allies and partners, and with the Chinese leadership, to develop a range of options", McMaster said.

World Anti-Defamation League offers to host Holocaust course for Spicer
Author: 0 Anti-Defamation League offers to host Holocaust course for Spicer

His words fell on the Jewish holiday of Passover and as Christians prepare for Easter. Spicer called his high-profile gaffe "inexcusable" and "reprehensible", reported New York Daily News. Holocaust Remembrance Day officially arrives on April 23, but Spicer should brush up on his world history. In the U.S., Democrats and Jewish organizations condemned the comments.

World Detroit officers injured while responding to burglary; 1 critical
Author: 0 Detroit officers injured while responding to burglary; 1 critical

The second officer has been with Detroit Police Department for at least 18 months. Two Detroit officers are in the hospital, and one is fighting for their life. Sunday. Craig said there had been a burglary at the home on Thursday, and at some point after that, the grandfather gave the family a shotgun. Craig said both are expected to recover.

World Israel Seizes 7000 Palestinian prisoners in Jails
Author: 0 Israel Seizes 7000 Palestinian prisoners in Jails

The strike, if sustained, could present a challenge to Israel and raise tensions between the two sides as the 50th anniversary of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip approaches in June. Librati estimated that 1,100 prisoners were participating in the strike, a number lower than that reported by the Palestinian Authority. Qaraq said more prisoners may join the hunger strike later today, which was planned to coincide with Palestinian Prisoners' Day .

Author: 0 South African unions demand President Zuma resign

The move had disastrous consequences for the country's already struggling economy, sending the rand into freefall and causing rating agency Standard and Poor's to downgrade the country's sovereign credit ranking to junk status. The DA is also seeking an emergency session of parliament to handle a no-confidence motion against Zuma and has called for nationwide protests against the president on Friday.

World Canadian Def Minister arrives; to explore boosting def ties
Author: 0 Canadian Def Minister arrives; to explore boosting def ties

Even as he lashed out at critics, within India, of his "Khalistani sympathizer" remarks against the Canadian Defence Minister, Capt Amarinder reiterated that Sajjan, and several other ministers and top leaders in Canada, were sympathizing with those indulging in anti-India activities, notwithstanding Canada's claims to the contrary.

World More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll
Author: 0 More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

More than 35,000 people showed up to last year's White House Easter Egg Roll , while an estimated 21,000 guests will be at this year's event. It will be a smaller event than a year ago, when about 35,000 people attended. Senior White House staff argued that they'd intentionally aimed for a smaller crowd than in previous years. He wore the outfit himself in 2008 during the George W Bush administration.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy Returns to 'SNL' as an Aggressive, Ill-Informed Sean Spicer

The press secretary didn't have a mobile lectern this time , but don't worry though, because this time , she had a motorized Easter egg vehicle to demolish the White House Easter Egg Roll. Saturday Night Live's ratings success this season has sometimes felt like it's come at the expense of the show's able ensemble cast, as big name guest stars keep taking up airtime and getting all the morning-after press.

World Border wall bids feature monorail and nuclear trench
Author: 0 Border wall bids feature monorail and nuclear trench

The DHS chief said that each border sector will have to submit a request regarding the length of the wall or fencing it needs, and at the same time he acknowledged that there are places where the construction can not be accomplished due to the topography or because the zones are specially administered, such as Indian reservations.

Author: 0 On Asia Trip, Pence May Fill Details on North Korea Policy

President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch of a North Korean missile from the country's east coast. This would allow North Korea to prevent its limited number of ICBM-capable TELs from being damaged during launch and also make the missiles harder to detect after they're fired, he said.

Author: 0 Former South Korean president facing possible life sentence

In another blow to Lotte Group, whose family members are already standing trial for their involvement in embezzlement, tax evasion and fraud, its chief Shin was indicted for seeking a favor from Park to secure a business license for its duty-free shop by contributing 7 billion won to the K-Sports foundations.

Author: 0 Rouhani's main rival registers to run in Iranian presidential election

However, Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that the Supreme Leader never barred him from rerunning for the presidency. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Iran's upcoming presidential election likely will pit incumbent President Hassan Rouhani against a variety of contenders, but first all must be vetted by a panel as part of the Islamic Republic's one-of-a-kind government.

World The Key To Cracking Easter Feasts? It's All In The Eggs
Author: 0 The Key To Cracking Easter Feasts? It's All In The Eggs

No entertainers are scheduled to perform. The pizza chena , or "full pie" in a Neapolitan dialect, requires a full dozen eggs, eight of which are beaten for the filling, while the other four are hard-boiled. Of course, we graduated to plastic eggs with candy treats inside of them for obvious practical reasons. Thousands of eggs at several Easter egg hunts were all picked up in seconds around Billings Saturday.

World North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC
Author: 0 North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

Pence's visit came amid heightened tensions that have included North Korea attempting - and failing - to launch a missile in a test Saturday, and the U.S. Even though coal imports from North Korea appear to have been cut, and Air China cancelled some direct flights from Beijing to Pyongyang from this week, overall imports and exports between the two countries were up sharply in the first quarter of this year, data released by Chinese customs showed.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte takes blame after Chelsea FC fall at Old Trafford

Add in Conte's reminder of how this season should be seen in the context of Chelsea's poor campaign previous year and the impression is left of a manager trying to lower expectations just when they are at their highest. I'm really happy with the boys. We have to react in the right way. "We were tactically very good and the players did an fantastic job", Mourinho, who pointed to the United badge as he walked off the pitch, told Sky Sports .

Author: 0 Multi-state search targets suspect in Facebook video murder

Stephens is driving a white Ford Fusion with temporary license plates, according to Cleveland police. No information about the victim has been released. "We work hard to keep a safe environment on Facebook, and are in touch with law enforcement in emergencies when there are direct threats to physical safety".

World YO Surfer Dies After Being Attacked By Shark Off WA Coast
Author: 0 YO Surfer Dies After Being Attacked By Shark Off WA Coast

This is a developing story. Police later confirmed she had died from her injuries, tweeting their condolences and describing the attack as "devastating". It was reported that two great white sharks were involved in that incident. A year ago there were four fatal shark attacks worldwide , two of which occurred in Western Australia , according to the university's records.

World Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch
Author: 0 Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

In recent months, North Korea has conducted several ballistic-missile tests -- five in 2017, including a failed launch Saturday. Trump has backed away from a campaign promise to label China in that way. So there were dioramas of Kim Il Sung's birthplace, photos of him meeting foreign leaders, paintings of new housing developments - and models of missiles.

World Russia Reports Arrest of Suspected Subway Bomb Organizer
Author: 0 Russia Reports Arrest of Suspected Subway Bomb Organizer

Russian news agency RIA cites FSB security officials as saying, Jalilov is believed to have been trained by Azimov. Two suspects in the bombing have already been detained in the same Moscow suburb where the latest arrest was made. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack but investigators say they are probing possible links to Islamic State jihadists. Jalilov is said to have detonated his device after a metro train left St Petersburg's Sennaya Ploshchad station, heading ...

Author: 0 High-tech war kit can not prevent civilian deaths in Iraq

US -led coalition airstrikes have accounted for at least 229 civilian deaths in the fight against ISIS since the operation began in 2014, the Pentagon said Saturday. Russian Federation is stepping up its criticism of U.S. military action in Iraq - calling Pentagon comments about civilian casualties in Mosul "absurd".