‘Grief is camped over this village’ Egypt mourns the lost

The EgyptAir crash has left one settlement on the banks of the Nile in shock at the loss of four people from their community In Mit Badr Halawa, red-eyed women in black huddle on street corners, and alleys that would normally echo with tinny music, the sounds of childrens games and the shouts of friendly […]

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Texas judge orders DOJ lawyers to take ethics course

(CNN)The federal judge who sided with Texas and 25 other states to block President Barack Obama’s controversial immigration programs back in 2015 issued a scathing order on Thursday reprimanding Justice Department lawyers for their behavior in the case. In an unusual opinion, replete with a reference to “Miracle on 34th Street,” Judge Andrew Hanen of […]

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Taiwan’s first female president walks tightrope as she takes office

Taipei, Taiwan (CNN)When Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female president, takes office Friday, she will have to balance two very different sets of expectations — from those who voted for her and a Chinese leadership that wants the island on a tight leash. JUST WATCHED Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH

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San Francisco police chief resigns in wake of fatal shootings and scandals

SFPD boss Greg Suhr resigns just hours after officers fatally shot a 27-year-old black woman and as the police department faces a bigotry scandal San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr resigned on Thursday, at the request of mayor Ed Lee and just hours after police officers death of Freddie Gray in police custody and ensuing […]

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Oregon militia standoff member pleads guilty to conspiring against government

Corey Lequieu pleaded to using force, intimidation and threats to impede federal officers during the armed occupation of the Malheur national wildlife refuge A participant in the Oregon militia standoff at a wildlife refuge pleaded guilty to conspiring against the federal government on Thursday, making him the first of 26 jailed protesters to accept a […]

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‘He’s not eating Oreos any more’: Donald Trump weighs in for Chris Christie

Republican presumptive nominee helps New Jersey governor pay down debt from his own failed presidential bid at fundraiser mixing jibes with jingo Chris Christies Christies unsuccessful presidential bid. The presumptive nominee boasted as he took the stage: Chris paid off his entire debt tonight. The whole debt! Thursday marked one of the first fundraising events […]

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Oklahoma officials backed use of wrong drug in botched execution grand jury

Governors top counsel urged prison to go forward with planned death despite receiving the wrong drug, telling deputy attorney general to Google it The top lawyer for Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin urged prison officials to go forward with a planned execution even though they received the wrong drug, telling a deputy attorney general to Google […]

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Elderly Florida man kills ailing wife because medication wasnt affordable

86-year-old William Hager is in jail after admiting he shot his wife because her medications were no longer affordable and she was in pain An elderly man has been charged with murder in Florida after he told police that he had shot and killed his ailing wife because her medications were no longer affordable and […]

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Cavaliers stay perfect in NBA playoffs as they dominate Raptors

LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in Game 2 of the Eastern […]

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John McCain chides Trump over Nato: ‘We ought to show appreciation’

Speaking in Washington, the former Republican presidential nominee pushed back at Trumps criticism of Nato by praising the alliances response to 9/11 Senator John McCain, the former Republican presidential nominee, has taken a swipe at Donald Trumps hostility to Nato by praising the alliances response to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. McCain also pleaded […]

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