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    New Zealand Falls Silent for Muslim Call to Prayer

    New Zealand Falls Silent for Muslim Call to Prayer


    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center, waves as she leaves Friday prayers at Hagley Park in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 22,...

    New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain —an act that an imam told the crowd of thousands had left the country broken-hearted but not broken. In a day without precedent, people...
    American Figure Skater in Bizarre Controversy

    American Figure Skater in Bizarre Controversy


    Mariah Bell, of the United States, skates during the women's short program at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Anaheim,...

    American figure skater Mariah Bell has been cleared of wrongdoing after a bizarre incident during warm-ups for the world championship in Japan on Wednesday. The agency that represents 16-year-old South Korean skater Lim Eun-Soo accused the 22-year-old Bell of deliberately kicking her with her skate, cutting her calf, the Washington...
    Mom Gives Horrific Details of Daughter's Murder

    Mom Gives Horrific Details of Daughter's Murder


    In this Jan. 8, 2017 photo, Sara Packer, center, handcuffed, the adoptive mother of Grace Packer, is led out of District Court in Newtown, Pa., by Pennsylvania Constables and taken into...

    Pennsylvania woman Sara Packer shared horrific details of the rape, murder, and dismemberment of her adopted daughter in a courtroom Wednesday—and the AP reports that she "appeared to smirk at times." Packer admitted that she hated 14-year-old Grace Packer and "wanted her to go away," reports the Philadelphia Inquirer...
    Country Singer Killed While Filming Music Video

    Country Singer Killed While Filming Music Video


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    Country singer Justin Carter was killed in an accidental shooting just as his career was starting to take off. The 35-year-old died after a gun being used as a prop in a music video went off, according to Mark Atherton at Triple Threat Management. The gun "went off and caught...
    Missouri Declares State of Emergency

    Missouri Declares State of Emergency


    Water Patrol Troopers assist utility company employees in shutting off natural gas lines in flood waters at Craig,...

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states. Parson's action will allow state agencies to work directly with local officials responding to flooding. Parson, along with the state's Emergency...
    2 US Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

    2 US Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan


    UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters carrying US and Afghan trainees take off at Kandahar Air Field,...

    Two American service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, US and NATO forces said, providing no other details on the combat deaths. The fatalities, which bring to four the number of US soldiers killed so far this year in Afghanistan, underscore the difficulties in bringing peace...
    Disgraced Aide Re-Emerges, and His Ex-Wife Is Troubled

    Disgraced Aide Re-Emerges, and His Ex-Wife Is Troubled


    In this 2018 file photo, then White House staff secretary Rob Porter, front, walks with then White House chief of staff John...

    Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed about President Trump's trade policy that was routine in everything but the byline: Robert Porter. That would be the same Rob Porter who lost his job as a White House official last year when allegations of physical abuse surfaced from two...
    ACLU Asks Why Police Handcuffed Man Moving Into His New House

    ACLU Asks Why Police Handcuffed Man Moving Into His New House


    Karle Robinson says police handcuffed him as he was moving into his...

    The Kansas ACLU wants to know why a black man was detained by police while he was moving into his new house late at night. Police stopped Karle Robinson, 61, as he was carrying a large-screen television into the house. He was handcuffed outside for 8 minutes last August, the...
    Brexit Will Not Happen Next Week After All

    Brexit Will Not Happen Next Week After All


    British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, left, during a roundtable meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21,...

    After a big Brexit development Thursday, only one thing is clear: Brexit will not happen on March 29, as has long been scheduled. Beyond that, things get a little confusing. The European Union agreed to postpone the UK's exit from the union next Friday because UK lawmakers have not been...