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  • French forces kill 20 jihadists on Mali-Burkina Faso border
    April 30, 2017
    French forces fighting extremism in Africa's Sahel region say they have killed at least 20 jihadists in a forest on the border between Mali and Burkina Faso...
  • Journalists honor press freedom at a dinner without Trump
    April 30, 2017
    Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States...
  • Kyle Allen walks his parents' property in Canton, Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017, looking for personal items. Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing several people, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday.
    9 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest
    April 30, 2017
    At least nine people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas on Sunday ...
  • Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American in Congress, to retire
    April 30, 2017
    U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office...
  • Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes
    April 30, 2017
    Investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a Pentagon statement released Sunday...
  • Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war
    April 30, 2017
    Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday ...
  • Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal detectors
    April 30, 2017
    Amusement park visitors to the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" can expect slightly longer wait times to pass through new metal detectors. The parent firm of Cedar Point added...
  • Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach
    April 30, 2017
    A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday...
  • Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests
    April 30, 2017
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hiked wages and handed out hundreds of free homes Sunday amid his efforts to counter a strengthening protest movement seeking his removal...
  • British boxer Anthony Joshua, centre, celebrates with with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after winning against Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko following their fight for Joshua's IBF and the vacant WBA Super World and IBO heavyweight titles, at Wembley Stadium, in London, Saturday, April 29, 2017.
    Joshua, with heavyweight title, may make boxing must-see TV
    April 30, 2017
    Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone he knew...
  • 3 stabbed outside Las Vegas nightclub
    April 30, 2017
    Three men were stabbed Sunday morning in the street in front of Embassy Night Club, according to Metro Police. About 6 a.m. police received a call from a woman ...
  • President Donald Trump speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, April 29, 2017, on the 100th day of his presidency.
    At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider
    April 30, 2017
    President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals. "We are not going to let other countries take advantage of us anymore," he said ...
  • FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims
    April 30, 2017
    FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said in a statement he will ...
  • Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
    April 30, 2017
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups "must come to an end." The U.S. moved troops and ...
  • Pope to Venezuela: avoid more violence, respect human rights
    April 30, 2017
    Pope Francis has appealed to leaders of Venezuela's government and society to avoid any more violence as he cited the mounting number of dead, injured and prisoners. Francis told faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square that ...
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