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04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Sri Lanka on Thursday lowered the death toll from the Easter suicide bombings by nearly one-third, to 253, as authorities hunted urgently for a least five more suspects and braced … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
It was the pelican jump seen around the social media world, recorded and posted on Facebook by the very man who did the deed. Now, William Hunter Hardesty, the Maryland … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Cyclone Kenneth slammed into northeastern Mozambique on Thursday, only six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the African nation.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Crabs are already among the freakiest-looking animals we encounter, so it's no surprise their ancestors were bizarre, too.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
"The main U.S. envoy sent to retrieve Warmbier signed an agreement to pay the medical bill," the Washington Post said.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Police in Cyprus investigating the disappearance of women from the Philippines discovered a third body on Thursday in a suspected serial murder case which has shocked the Mediterranean island.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
The United Nations evacuated on Thursday more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The former vice president has stayed on the sidelines while his record has been scrutinized. His entry is sure to reshape the Democratic primary contest.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November 2015 that it struggled to sell for nearly two years.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro on Thursday on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while world equities slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3M Co renewed concerns about global growth.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Jonathan Kraft suffered multiple wounds when Bowie, an 11-year-old Bengal tiger, clamped its jaws on him during a storm, according to Keepers of the Wild statement.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
A former Florida police officer was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting a black motorist who was awaiting a tow truck in October 2015.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes on Thursday and said the French would have to work longer as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have shaken his authority.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Tri-Cities earned a failing grade for its increasing problems with ozone after recent hot summers and wildfire smoke have taken their toll, a new report said. In the American … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
The Ecole Nationale d'Administration has for decades churned out presidents, ambassadors and industry leaders but on Thursday, President Emmanuel Macron said he would abolish what has become a symbol of inequality in his drive for a fairer society.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Pacific lamprey, an eel-like species, will be released into the Yakima River by the Yakama Nation Fisheries at a public event in Prosser on Sunday. Lamprey, which are older than … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The president dismissed oversight investigations by House Democrats as partisan and illegitimate, signaling a new phase of confrontation.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
An investigation found that Facebook did not protect user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and has ignored recommendations since.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Gallup's 2019 Global Emotions Report shows the world's often-gloomy emotional state. And Americans are really stressed out.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
The S&P 500 was clinging to a small gain on Thursday as concerns about slowing global growth and a dive in industrials stocks overshadowed gains in Facebook and Microsoft.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with sustained winds of up to 220 km per hour (137 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of Comoros overnight.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Kennewick police said they caught a trio of drive-by shooting suspects after they returned to the scene of the crime Wednesday evening. The shooting happened near the corner of Clearwater … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
A month after losing the last of its territory in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is believed to have pulled off one of its deadliest attacks. It may be the way of the future.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Hours after former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded presidential contest Thursday, he waved off the press while also shaking hands with friends and supporters outside a Wilmington, Del. pizza shop. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
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04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Charlotte man is accused of turning a North Carolina teen runaway into a sex slave in Charlotte and Miami after meeting her on Facebook, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Beto O’Rourke was nearing the end of his stump speech when he turned to an unexpected subject in the 2020 primary: pragmatism. The former Texas congressman was outlining a health … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
There’s a divide between older moderates and a growing group of progressive and diverse voters.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
It may be risky politically, but Congress has a responsibility to act.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. The Vikings thought it was a road to the Gods, but we now know exactly what those beautiful lights actually are.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
A system devised to empower parents and integrate schools has not worked as intended, offering a cautionary tale to districts across the country.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
The British and Irish governments will on Friday announce a resumption of talks to restore devolved regional government in Northern Ireland after a hiatus in dialogue of more than a year, Irish state broadcaster RTE reported.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he wanted people to feel more involved in the democratic process by simplifying rules for referendums and decentralizing more government functions.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Momentum is growing in Washington to approve an increase in the fee airline passengers pay to help improve the nation’s airports – with an unusual mix of Democratic House leaders … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
FBI and IRS agents executed search warrants at the homes of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh in the scandal over sale of her children's books.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
The FBI and the IRS’s criminal division are searching the homes and the City Hall office of embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The Chinese tech giant wants to put to rest concerns that it is susceptible to influence by the country’s government. That has been no easy task.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
More than 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, officials said on Thursday, and rescuers were still recovering bodies.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
In a video posted on Twitter, former Vice President Joe Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A flash flood warning Monday during an Arizona thunderstorm had Jonathan Kraft worried about the tigers at his Keepers of the Wild animal sanctuary, The Arizona Republic reported. Kraft, founder … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Plumes of a toxic gas that leaked in a northern Chicago suburb Thursday morning sent dozens of people to hospitals and prompted an order for residents to stay locked inside their homes with windows shut tight, officials said. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
Police mounted a massive manhunt and locked down much of Colombo, while health officials admitted overestimating the death toll in the Easter Sunday bombings.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accelerating a plan to cut up to half of the workforce at the U.S. embassy in Kabul starting at the end of next month, sparking concern it will undermine the fragile Afghan peace process, U.S. officials and congressional aides said.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The dress code, which bans satin caps, bonnets, hair rollers, pajamas and revealing and sagging clothing, has been criticized as racist and elitist.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength on Thursday in the city of Varanasi, one of the most sacred places for India's majority Hindu population, as the country's 39-day staggered general election neared its mid-point.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that U.S. security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear program.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that U.S. security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear program.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Violent storms unleashed floods and tornadoes across Texas and Louisiana late Wednesday and early Thursday, leaving at least five people dead.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
A cadre of writers making fierce, fearless theater that plays by its own rules.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Eastern Libya commander Khalifa Haftar has thrown much of his military forces into attacking Tripoli, but the outcome of the offensive could be determined by a separate battle -- to keep open the parallel finance system that funds his soldiers.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
The United Nations' top official in Afghanistan met the Taiban's chief negotiator in Qatar on Thursday, the movement's chief spokesman said, as moves continue to try to start full peace negotiations to end more than 17 years of war.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Two men flew a plane from North Carolina to Kentucky before crashing near an airport, police said. Neither were trained pilots, and the plane may have been stolen, according to … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
NFL draft prospects helped volunteers pack thousands of bags full of food for needy families, but the experience of hunger was familiar for two players. (April 24)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Six staff of Turkey's opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper were sent to jail on Thursday to serve out the remainder of their sentences from a trial on terrorism charges, two of their lawyers said.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
The death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter Day attack is around 100 fewer than the 359 originally thought, a two top government officials told Reuters on Thursday.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
The death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter Day attack is around 100 fewer than the 359 originally thought, a two top government officials told Reuters on Thursday.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
A huge crowd massed outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand civilian rule, a Reuters witness said, challenging the Transitional Military Council that removed President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month to cede power.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, keen to build parliamentary support, said on Thursday the election commission was preventing him from calling a snap parliamentary election by delaying the announcement of his election victory.
04/25/2019   Reuters World News
Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, keen to build parliamentary support, said on Thursday the election commission was preventing him from calling a snap parliamentary election by delaying the announcement of his election victory.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The kingdom this week executed 37 “terrorists” after torture and sham trials. Corporations and governments should demand an end to the kingdom’s egregious violations of human rights.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
When someone who is living paycheck to paycheck falls victim to an online fraud or a breach, the cascade of repercussions can be devastating.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history has been executed in Texas for the dragging death of a black man. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A North Carolina woman landed in jail after telling a flight attendant about vomit near her airplane seat. Rosetta Swinney was boarding a Frontier Airlines plane bound for Raleigh-Durham International … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
The Election Commission of India runs the elections. A former head of the federal body explains how it is done.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Hours after former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden launched his presidential bid he briefly spoke to reporters at Wilmington's Amtrak station. (April 25)
      
 
 
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Britain said terrorists were likely to try to carry out further attacks in Sri Lanka and warned its nationals to avoid the country unless it was absolutely necessary following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359 people.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese jail for a second time late on Thursday, freed on $4.5 million bail after agreeing to curbs on contacting his wife as he awaits trial on financial misconduct charges.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
Sri Lankan PM issues warning after Easter bombings
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
She recounts her evolution to feminist in her new memoir.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
Beijing is reshaping its plans for building a network of ports, rails and roads that enhance the country’s geopolitical ambitions. But it isn’t retreating.
04/25/2019   USA Today - Nation
      
 
 
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia undercut President Trump’s position on disarmament, saying North Korea needs stronger security guarantees.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was released on bail from a Tokyo jail on Thursday, said he was grateful bail had been granted but denounced conditions limiting contact with his wife.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A two-year Food and Drug Administration study of ice cream production plants found 21.3 percent had listeria and 50.6 percent had “objectionable conditions or practices,” the agency announced this week. … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
We skimp on the students who need the most help.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Chinese President Xi Jinping has elevated his country's missile forces to a level where they pose an unprecedented challenge to the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of American military primacy in Asia, a Reuters special report reveals today.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
China's powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions. But there is no secret about how it plans to destroy American aircraft carriers if rivalry becomes war.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion glued themselves to the British Treasury on Thursday on the final day of protests that have caused mass disruption in the British capital.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
A capital raise for Tesla Inc will not come cheap and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk must finally prove to investors that he can produce and deliver Model 3s and higher margin electric cars on time, Wall Street analysts said on Thursday.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bomb attacks.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday there was "every indication" that Sunday's bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 359 people were inspired by Islamic State.
04/25/2019   New York Times Top News
An annual, global Gallup poll, released Thursday, reported that feelings of stress and worry are particularly high in the United States.
04/25/2019   Reuters Top News
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who was indicted this week on fresh charges of financial misconduct, was released from a Japanese jail on Thursday after posting $4.5 million bail and agreeing to conditions including limits on contact with his wife.
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Illinois-based Grant Park Packing recalled 53,200 pounds of raw ground beef products that might be contaminated with E. coli as the multi-agency investigation into the current 10-state outbreak continues. The … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
In a domino recall after Torrent Pharmaceuticals pulled 104 lots of losartan for NMBA presence, Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging added one lot to its recall of the heart and blood pressure … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Fort Bragg in North Carolina says the Army base had a “blackout” for more than 12 hours overnight Wednesday as part of a cyber-attack military exercise that came as a … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
President Donald Trump’s reelection strategy will cast the entire Democratic primary field as an “unprecedented lurch to the left,” with every candidate captive to the party’s extreme wing, two senior … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The next phase of the 2020 Democratic primary is about to begin. While a minor candidate or two may still jump in, the field is now largely set with Joe … Click to Continue »
04/25/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Joe Biden has built a career as a back-slapping, old-school politician who prides himself on working with Republicans. He’s about to find out just how much bipartisanship Democratic voters are … Click to Continue »
04/24/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a girl in Delaware was bitten by a “kissing bug,” ABC News reported. It is the first time a kissing bug has … Click to Continue »
04/24/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Pennsylvania hospital is out $450,000 in medical supplies after thieves stole “numerous” colonoscopes, according to local authorities. Lower Merion Township police released surveillance video Wednesday showing the three people … Click to Continue »