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  • Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

    Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airportSyria accused Israel of triggering a huge explosion near Damascus airport on Thursday by firing several missiles at a military position. Israel has carried out multiple air strikes in Syria since the country's civil war erupted in 2011, most of which it has said targeted arms convoys or warehouses of its Lebanese arch-foe Hezbollah, which is a close ally of the Syrian regime. In line with its usual practice, Israel's military declined to comment on the latest blast.




  • Arkansas plans fourth execution in about a week

    Arkansas plans fourth execution in about a week(Reuters) - Arkansas plans to end its series of April executions by putting to death on Thursday an inmate convicted of murdering a cheerleader and who escaped from prison and killed two other people before being captured again. Arkansas, which had not held an execution in 12 years until this month, has put three inmates to death since April 20. It plans to execute Kenneth Williams, 38, by lethal injection at 7 p.m. CDT at its death chamber in its Cummins Unit prison.




  • Campus free speech battle erupts in Berkeley

    Campus free speech battle erupts in BerkeleyABC's Maggie Rulli reports on Ann Coulter and UC Berkeley engaging in the latest battle over free speech on U.S. college campuses.




  • Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health billWASHINGTON (AP) — The moribund Republican health care bill received a jolt of life when the conservative House Freedom Caucus endorsed a revised version of the measure. But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear.




  • Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

    Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penaltyAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.




  • Venezuela snubs regional powers as more die in unrest

    Venezuela snubs regional powers as more die in unrestVenezuela says it is quitting the Organization of American States in anger at pressure from the bloc over the government's handling of a deadly political crisis. The announcement late Wednesday raised international tension over Venezuela, where unrest has left 28 people dead this month. Echoed by the United States and European Union, the OAS has led an international chorus of concern over the economic and political chaos in the major oil-exporting country.




  • Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter cancels UC Berkeley talk

    Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter cancels UC Berkeley talkConservative firebrand Ann Coulter on Wednesday canceled a planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, saying she had lost the backing of the groups that had sponsored her talk. "It's a sad day for free speech," Coulter told the New York Times. The right-wing commentator had insisted she would show up at Berkeley, a famously progressive campus, on Thursday even though the university said it could not provide a suitable venue because of security threats.




  • Slain friend of Robert Durst once posed as his missing wife: testimony

    Slain friend of Robert Durst once posed as his missing wife: testimonyReal estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in HBO series "The Jinx," had his close friend Susan Berman make a phone call pretending to be his missing wife, a former acquaintance of Berman testified on Wednesday. Durst, 74, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with Berman's 2000 death in Los Angeles. Prosecutors allege Durst killed Berman, a writer and the daughter of an organized crime figure, because of what she knew about his wife's unsolved disappearance.




  • Protester, three soldiers killed in Indian Kashmir

    Protester, three soldiers killed in Indian KashmirTroops in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday opened fire on a crowd of demonstrators outside an army garrison where militants earlier killed three soldiers, hitting one civilian who later died. Police said the soldiers fired on a crowd of protesters who threw rocks at an army jeep as it emerged from the barracks, hitting a 40-year-old man. Police had earlier fired tear gas and live bullets into the air to try to break up demonstrations after what one officer called "intense clashes".




  • Forget the AirPods: These Wireless Earbuds Are Now $24

    Forget the AirPods: These Wireless Earbuds Are Now $24The AirPods are Apple's first foray into the wireless headphones industry offering a no-fuss, near-instantaneous way to wirelessly connect to your iOS device. However, at $159, they're far from cheap and their cable-free design makes them easy to misplace.




  • US test launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

    US test launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missileVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from California early Wednesday in a test of the weapon system that is part of the U.S. nuclear force.




  • The Latest: Police say woman in pit had reported harassment

    The Latest: Police say woman in pit had reported harassmentBLANCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a woman found in a pit in her neighbor's shed (all times local):




  • Amazon's New Echo Look Makes Alexa the Fashion Police

    Amazon's New Echo Look Makes Alexa the Fashion PoliceAlexa, do these pants make me look fat? Amazon's newest voice-powered device, the Echo Look, is a $199 Wi-Fi connected camera that you can use to check out how you look in your favorite outfits. When you say "Alexa, take a picture" or "Alexa, take a video," the Echo Look will snap a shot of you, and then upload it to the Echo Look app, where you can review what you're wearing and what you've worn in the past.




  • Battling ISIS in Hatra, Iraq, and more: April 26 in photos

    Battling ISIS in Hatra, Iraq, and more: April 26 in photosIraqi paramilitary troops fire toward Islamic State militants during a battle on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, near Mosul, Iraq; the robes of Pope Francis are blown over his head by a gust of wind as he delivers his homily during the weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City; and demonstrators in Minsk, Belarus, mark the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster.




  • Police Confirm Active Shooter In Washington Middle School

    Police Confirm Active Shooter In Washington Middle SchoolPolice were responding to Hawkins Middle School in Mason County following reports of an active shooter.




  • U.S. Probes Into Trump’s Russia Links, Kremlin Meddling Gain Two Heavyweights

    U.S. Probes Into Trump’s Russia Links, Kremlin Meddling Gain Two HeavyweightsThe Senate investigation gains a former NSA lawyer. The FBI probe gets a veteran prosecutor.




  • 'All on me:' US admiral takes blame in carrier to N.Korea fiasco

    'All on me:' US admiral takes blame in carrier to N.Korea fiascoThe US admiral who ordered an aircraft carrier and other warships toward the Korean Peninsula in a much-hyped deployment took responsibility Wednesday for any "confusion" after the ships sailed in the opposite direction. Amid soaring tensions ahead of North Korea's apparent ramping up for a sixth nuclear test, the US Navy on April 8 said it was directing a naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson carrier to "sail north" from the waters off Singapore, as a "prudent measure" to deter Pyongyang.




  • Brother Dresses Up as Prince Charming in Adorable Photo Shoot With Little Sister, 5, as Snow White

    Brother Dresses Up as Prince Charming in Adorable Photo Shoot With Little Sister, 5, as Snow WhiteHe wanted to surprise his little sister.




  • Kellyanne Conway on President Trump’s first 100 days

    Kellyanne Conway on President Trump’s first 100 daysYahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke with Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, about the administration’s first 100 days. When Couric asked Conway about the investigation into Michael Flynn’s failure to disclose payments from Russia, Conway told Couric, “It’s not for me to comment on personnel or active investigations in the Congress."




  • AP Photos: Chernobyl's ghost town draws daring visitors

    AP Photos: Chernobyl's ghost town draws daring visitorsPRIPYAT, Ukraine (AP) — A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world's most baleful ghost towns.