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04/29/2017 08:05 PM
Peoples Climate March hits D.C. with new goals for the Trump era

Peoples Climate March hits D.C. with new goals for the Trump eraAlthough these are dark days for environmentalists, the Peoples Climate March had a cheerful air Saturday afternoon as it took over the streets surrounding the federal government in Washington, D.C.



04/30/2017 02:43 AM
Trump Plan Could Lower Taxes, But Spending Cuts Would Hurt His Voters

Trump Plan Could Lower Taxes, But Spending Cuts Would Hurt His VotersData Download: Counties that voted for President Trump could benefit from the White House's tax reform, but the reform would also lead to spending cuts.



04/29/2017 04:49 PM
Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board

Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on boardA military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside Havana, and crashed into the Loma de la Pimienta mountain some 80 km (50 miles) westwards. "The eight military personnel on board, including the crew, died," the ministry said in a statement published by state-run media.



04/29/2017 10:41 AM
Pope tells Egypt mass that dialogue can battle extremism

Pope tells Egypt mass that dialogue can battle extremismPope Francis appealed for dialogue to battle extremism as he addressed thousands of faithful on Saturday during a visit to Egypt to promote reconciliation with Muslims and support its embattled Christians. "The only fanaticism believers can have is that of charity," the pope said at a mass for Egypt's Catholics. The mass came on the second and last day of Francis's visit, which saw him plead for tolerance and peace on Friday as he visited a Coptic church bombed by IS in December.



04/29/2017 11:43 PM
Delta Airlines Pilot Hits Passenger

Delta Airlines Pilot Hits Passenger“We became aware of this incident and a video last week and immediately removed the pilot from duty while we completed a thorough investigation,” a spokesperson said.



04/28/2017 08:00 PM
Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probeLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection that involved a controversial sedative.



04/30/2017 10:49 AM
Fox News accused of running 'misleading' graphic on Donald Trump's unemployment record

Fox News accused of running 'misleading' graphic on Donald Trump's unemployment recordFox News has attracted controversy after it posted a graphic on Twitter about unemployment rates which users have pointed out is "misleading". On the surface, it seems uncomplicated, comparing the rate of US unemployment under four presidents on the 100th day of their first administration: Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton. The graphic appears to present the Republicans - Mr Trump and Mr Bush - favourably, showing the jobless rate after the first three months of their presidencies stood at 4.5 per cent and 4.4 per cent respectively.



04/29/2017 12:47 PM
Body Believed to Be Teen Hiker Found, Grandmother Still Missing

Body Believed to Be Teen Hiker Found, Grandmother Still MissingHe was found Friday, according to reports.



04/28/2017 07:22 PM
Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seen

Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seenA strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck off the coast of Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, and the country's seismology agency advised people to stay away from coastal areas but expected no major damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was a risk big waves could spread 300 km (190 miles) away from the epicenter, reaching as far away as Indonesia. The Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) said no tsunami warning was issued after a quake it had measured at 7.2.



04/29/2017 11:57 AM
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claims

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claimsTurkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users. Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said it had implemented the ban against Wikipedia.org, without making clear the reason for the move. Turkish state media said the ban was imposed because Wikipedia had failed to remove content promoting terror and accusing Turkey of cooperation with various terror groups.




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