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Cruz, Kasich team up to stop Trump

by Katie Glueck and Kyle Cheney

April 26, 2016

Filed under National News

Ted Cruz and John Kasich have begun coordinating their campaign strategy to stop Donald Trump, an abrupt alliance announced Sunday night that includes Kasich quitting his efforts in Indiana and Cruz clearing a path for the Ohio...

France’s Champs-Elysees to be car-free once a month to reduce smog

by Allen Cone, UPI

April 26, 2016

Filed under National News

Champs-Elysees, the most famous avenue in Paris, will be car-free on the first Sunday of every month in an effort to reduce smog levels. The plan, which is scheduled to start on May 8, will exclude cars from the 1.2-mile boulevard,...

Senior Editor at Bangladesh’s First LGBT Magazine ‘hacked to death’ in Attack

by Damien Marcus, Grasswire

April 26, 2016

Filed under National News

An unnamed senior editor at Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine has been killed after being hacked to death in an attack. The editor worked for “Roopban,” according to local media and officials. According to friends of the deceased, he al...

Violent tornadoes target central U.S. Tuesday

by Doyle Rice, USA Today

April 25, 2016

Filed under National News

The central U.S. is bracing for a big severe weather outbreak on Tuesday, with violent, destructive tornadoes possible in and around cities such as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas and Wichita, Kan. The Storm Prediction Center...

Obama to deploy forces to Syria to ‘keep up momentum’ on Islamic State

by Tribune

April 25, 2016

Filed under National News

President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment to Syria of an additional 250 U.S. special operations forces to assist local troops who are trying to dislodge Islamic State extremists from their war-torn country, significantly broadening the American presence there. Obama, touting recent ...

U.S. suicide rates up, especially among women, but down for black males

by Carina Storrs, CNN

April 22, 2016

Filed under National News

The number of suicides in the United States has been on the rise since 1999 in everyone between the ages of 10 and 74, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers at the CDC...

Prince dead at 57

by Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune

April 22, 2016

Filed under National News

Prince, a quintuple threat instrumentalist-singer-songwriter-producer-performer who became one of the towering figures in music the last four decades, has died at 57. He was found dead Thursday morning at his Paisley Park estate...

Ecuador raising taxes to fund earthquake recovery

by Damien Marcus, Grasswire

April 21, 2016

Filed under National News

On Wednesday, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said that he is raising sales taxes and putting a one-time levy on millionaires to help pay for reconstruction after Saturday’s magnitude-7.8 earthquake. In a nationally televised address on Wednesday night, Preside...

Thousands gather for informal pot celebration in Denver

by Allison Sylte, KUSA-TV

April 21, 2016

Filed under National News

Thousands of people filled a park here Wednesday afternoon for the annual observance of the cannabis holiday 4/20, but it was a smaller crowd than in years past. A formal rally originally scheduled for Saturday was postponed...

Service dogs assist in rescue efforts after Ecuador earthquake

by Julia Jacobo, ABC News

April 21, 2016

Filed under National News

Lenox, a service dog in Ecuador specially trained to search for survivors, signaled to its handler this morning that he may have found someone alive beneath the rubble. Amid the destruction in Ecuador following the 7.8-magnitude...

U.N.: Up to 500 feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck last week

by Associated Press

April 20, 2016

Filed under National News

Up to 500 people are feared dead after a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea last week, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, citing the accounts of survivors. The disaster happened in waters between Italy and Libya, based...

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