Ivory Coast, chocolate giants team up to make cocoa production more sustainable

Ivory Coast is the world’s biggest cocoa producer, but agriculture of the plant has led to mass deforestation. In order to prevent losing all its forest cover by 2034, the country is exploring new ways of tracking cocoa production and developing agroforests. Full Story Here CS Monitor April 22, 2018 1:37 pm Support Us

As Another Pence Runs for Congress, His Business Record Raises Questions

Greg Pence, the brother of Vice President Mike Pence, attended a rally in Indianapolis where President Trump spoke about tax reform in September. Jenna Watson/IndyStar COLUMBUS, Ind. — When you have the best known name in your congressional district and your younger brother is a heartbeat away from the presidency, it is difficult to run… Read More

Trump Rejects Notion He Has Made Too Many Concessions to North Korea

President Trump incorrectly claimed on Twitter on Sunday that North Korea had “agreed to denuclearization.” Doug Mills/The New York Times WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — As negotiations over a summit meeting with the ruler of North Korea accelerate, President Trump on Sunday disputed any suggestion that he had made too many concessions at the outset… Read More

The Victories and Tragedy of King Solomon the Wise

Solomon’s legacy is quite full of contrary themes. King Solomon worshiped God almighty and established the temple, yet Solomon was later turned to foreign gods. Full Story Here Christian Post April 22, 2018 1:37 pm Support Us

How the Bible Defines Worship

Many of the “worship wars” today are fueled by, I believe, differing views of the nature of worship itself. I believe that a fundamental step toward resolving these debates is to seek to understand how the Bible itself defines worship. Full Story Here Christian Post April 22, 2018 1:37 pm Support Us

Pride Fuels Ingratitude

Entitlement always rises as pride rises. It is impossible to be filled with humility and a sense of entitlement at the same time. Whenever we feel we are owed something it is because we have forgotten that God is the One who gives all good things. Full Story Here Christian Post April 22, 2018 1:37… Read More

Bruno Tonioli recalls his holidays of a lifetime 

The Strictly Come Dancing judge recounts some incredible holidays, including jetting off to the Maldives where he goes to recharge his batteries. But he’d rather forget that one time in Mexico… Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

How to explore Chicago in just 48 hours 

The Mail on Sunday’s Qin Xie takes a whistlestop tour of Chicago. From spectacular skyscrapers to innovative design – Chicago has a lot to brag about, she writes. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Leeds woman suffers six-inch wound caused by tight weave

WARNING: Graphic content. Helzie Amnell-Connor, 24, from Leeds, fears a six inch wound left by a weave sewn in too tightly will leave her scarred for life, and can’t bear to leave the house. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Florida shooter is denied bond at his first court appearance

Suspect Florida gunman Sky Bouche, 19, made his first court appearance Saturday and was denied bail due to the nature of his charges that span terrorism and aggravated assault with a firearm. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Sarah Palin is trolled for promoting ‘skinny tea’ on Instagram

The 54-year-old former governor of Alaska took to her Instagram and Twitter accounts to share a photo of herself drinking Teami Blends ‘skinny tea’ while offering her followers a 15 per cent off order code. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

ISIS suicide bomber kills 31 at Afghan voter centre 

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 31 people and wounding more than 50. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

GHI reveal the three mistakes everyone makes with their bra

The Good Housekeeping Institute has revealed the big mistakes we are making when it comes to our lingerie from storage to washing them – and the simple solutions to the problems. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Tourists evacuated from Mont-Saint-Michel in France

Tourist have been evacuated from Mont-Saint-Michel in France after a visitor said he ‘wanted to kill police officers’. The suspect made threats at 7.45am and is still on the run. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Police: 3 dead, 4 wounded in Waffle House shooting

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us A person of interest has been identified in a shooting at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee that killed three people and injured four others. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us

Macron taps into U.S. Marines lore with tree sapling gift to Trump

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us French President Emmanuel Macron, who starts a three-day state visit to the United States on Monday, will seek to please his host Donald Trump with a gift that taps into U.S. Marines lore. Macron will offer an oak sapling taken from the scene… Read More

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50 years after authorities discovered he was ordering the Mexican food to the Darrel B Hester Juvenile… Read More

Myanmar evicts kin of officer who told of reporters' setup

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:25 pm Support Us NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of a police officer who had testified a day earlier that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters news agency reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14… Read More

U.S. students walk out again to protest gun violence

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us By Keith Coffman LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) – Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November’s… Read More

AP PHOTOS: Prince Charles' life as a man and future monarch

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us LONDON (AP) — It may not be his crowning achievement yet, but Prince Charles received recognition for his future role as Britain’s king when leaders of the 53-nation Commonwealth confirmed Friday that Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son would succeed her as the group’s… Read More

No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has spent a lifetime waiting to be king. On Friday the 69-year-old heir to the British throne got another position to wait for — he was approved as the next head of the Commonwealth made up of the… Read More

Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us

Palestinians want independent probe of Israeli Gaza killings

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians said Friday they want the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a commission to carry out an independent investigation of the Israeli military’s killing and wounding of Palestinians during protests in Gaza. Full Story Here Yahoo News… Read More

Engine maker urges rapid inspections after Southwest failure

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us The maker of a jet engine that ruptured during a recent Southwest Airlines flight, leaving one passenger dead, called Friday for rapid inspections of all of its engines powering Boeing 737 aircraft. About 680 engines are concerned, according to CFM, which noted that… Read More

Another crude video surfaces after Syracuse fraternity’s expulsion

Syracuse University expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that members say was intended as satire, but the controversy is continuing with the emergence of more video simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person. Chancellor Kent Syverud called the latest video clip of crude behavior… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 22, 2018 1:24… Read More

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn’t.

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with the U.S. and… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 22, 2018 1:24… Read More

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest and murder

What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly. A young woman named Katie married her birth father, had a baby with him and, after she decided to leave him, lost her life to him along with that of their child… Read More

Churches face obstacles under high Utah real estate costs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Churches looking to expand are struggling to find affordable land under Utah’s high real estate prices. Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church in Salt Lake City is among the congregations facing obstacles caused by the high cost of land, The Salt Lake Tribune reported last week. The parish has… Read More

Police say driver jailed after Ohio officer hit by truck

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio police officer is sore but not seriously injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while investigating highway crashes. The accident involving a Miami Township police officer happened on Interstate 75 Saturday night near Dayton. The state highway patrol says the driver alleged to have struck… Read More

Sen. Warren lauds opioid bill at forum

HARWICH, Mass. (AP) — Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren is promoting a federal bill that could alter the devastation of the opioid crisis in her home state of Massachusetts. The Cape Cod Times reports Warren, a co-sponsor of the $100 billion spending bill, spoke Saturday to a crowd of more than 200 people at Cape Cod… Read More

‘Real bad:’ 18 dogs removed from Indiana home

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — Eighteen dogs have been surrendered by an owner in Madison County. One dog was later euthanized. Two sheriff’s deputies were checked by doctors after being exposed to awful odors Saturday at the home in Alexandria, about 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The dogs were described as Shih Tzus and rat terrier… Read More

Idaho Supreme Court rules on slip-and-fall lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart. The Idaho Statesman reports Diane Brooks sued the retail giant for negligence in November 2014 after slipping and falling in a puddle of water. The accident occurred near a Rug Doctor kiosk… Read More

New Jersey police officer killed in one-car crash

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer was killed when his police cruiser hit a parked vehicle. The Passaic County prosecutor’s office says the on-duty Paterson officer taken to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center after the crash shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday. The prosecutor’s office said the officer died of his… Read More

Judge denies removal of ex-senator’s name from ballot

BALTIMORE (AP) — An attorney seeking to remove a former state senator’s name from the primary ballot after his guilty plea in a federal bribery case is asking the disgraced lawmaker to remove his name from Maryland’s voter registration list. In a letter Sunday to Nathaniel Oaks’ public defender, attorney H. Mark Stichel says that… Read More

Albuquerque police ID 20-year-old victim of a fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque have identified the victim in a fatal shooting incident. They say 20-year-old Clifford Patterson III died Friday following a deadly altercation inside a vehicle in a southwest Albuquerque neighborhood. Police say another person is hospitalized in stable condition following the shooting. They’re still searching for suspects in the… Read More

President Trump Says North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize. It Hasn’t.

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with the U.S. and South Korea. Kim also… Read More

President Trump Says North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize. It Hasn’t.

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with the U.S. and South Korea. Kim also… Read More

Husband of former Senate leader to face judge

BOSTON (AP) — More details about the case against the estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg could emerge when Bryon Hefner makes his first court appearance. Hefner is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of sexual assault, distributing nude photos without consent and criminal lewdness. He was… Read More

Head of EBRD hopes to expand into sub-Saharan Africa

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development keen to work with countries committed to market economics A bank originally set up to help countries of the former Soviet bloc is poised to extend its operations into sub-Saharan Africa in order to speed up progress in meeting ambitious development goals set by the United Nations. Sir… Read More

Nashville Waffle House shooting: four dead after gunman flees in nude

Customer James Shaw Jr wrestled assault rifle from gunmanSuspect Travis Reinking dropped coat before evading capture A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville before dawn on Sunday and shot four people to death, according to police, who credited a customer with saving… Read More

Is Beyoncé the greatest performer…ever? We took an informal poll

After Beyoncé’s historic and instantly iconic Coachella performance last weekend, an intense debate emerged over social media. Is Beyoncé the greatest performer ever? While some believe she is the greatest performer alive, others made a bolder claim — that with her Coachella debut, Beyoncé dethroned… Full Story Here LA Times April 22, 2018 1:24 pm… Read More

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four Britons on a pilgrimage died and 12 more were hurt when their coach crashed, a travel firm says. Full Story Here BBC Front Page April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us

Is marathon running bad for you?

Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm? Full Story Here BBC Front Page April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us

Century Arms Announces the Return of Red Army Standard 7.62×39 FMJBT Ammunition

Red Army Standard 7.62×39 FMJBT Ammunition Delray Beach, Fla. –  -(Ammoland.com)- Century Arms, North America’s premier AK manufacturer, has announced the anticipated return of Red Army Standard premium, boat tail 7.62x39mm ammunition. The new version, featuring a boat tail bullet and sealed neck and primer, was introduced to the market last year and is being… Read More

M&P M2.0 Compact Series Goes Green

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today, it is now offering versions of the company’s M&P M2.0 Compact pistol with a pre-installed Crimson Trace Green Laserguard. The new M&P M2.0 Compact pistol packages are chambered in both 9mm and .40 S&W, and feature a bright green Crimson Trace laser sight.  “The M&P M2.0 Compact Series with… Read More

Review: Daniel Defense Ambush 300

The Daniel Defense Ambush 300 Photos by Thomas Carlson Hunting at night is kind of like ice climbing. They are both gear-­intensive activities that require a good assemblage for a successful and safe outing. There’s always a sense of accomplishment waiting to be had at the end, but there is often a certain level of… Read More

Review: Savage Arms MSR10 Long Range 6.5 Creedmoor

Savage Arms MSR10 Long Range 6.5 Creedmoor We were initially skeptical about Savage Arms’ decision to start making AR-­type rifles. There are already so many available that we hardly see the need for more. But, we quickly became a believer after testing both AR-15 and AR-10 styles and considering the performance they offered for the… Read More

Surefire MasterFire Rapid Deploy Holster

The open-­top design of the MasterFire RDH is compatible with all slide-mounted mini red dot sights and suppressor-­height sights. This unique OWB duty rig will also secure pistols with compensators and sound suppressors attached. $170. Long-­known for its engineering prowess in laser targeting, illumination and noise suppression products, Surefire is now blending those technologies by… Read More

Guns of the Union – ‘Gun Stories’

A little more than 150 years ago, the guns of the Union and Confederate forces finally fell silent, after five years of what would be described by both sides, as hell on earth. The Civil War fundamentally changed America, and the arms of the Civil War fundamentally changed warfare. I’ll be taking a look at… Read More

Switchology 101: The Right Light for Your Firearm

Switchology: The sweet science of knowing your equipment well enough to exploit the darkness during a gunfight. Serious students understand that a gunfight isn’t going to happen on flat, even ground with great lighting and a stationary bad guy. Real fights usually happen in the dark or in diminished light, they’re usually close, they’re usually… Read More

Accurize Your AR-15

Here are four steps to increase precision for the AR-15 AR-15s can be obscenely accurate. The design lends itself to consistency, making it an anomaly in the semiautomatic rifle world. Perhaps the primary reason is that unlike other semiauto rifles, the standard gas-impingement AR-15 doesn’t have a bunch of moving piston parts hanging off its… Read More

Gatling Gun 2.0

GAU-8/A Avenger on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Richard Gatling’s venerable multi-barreled gun was initially slow to find an audience, but once it did, it projected its influence on a global scale. From the American West to Africa, Europe and Asia, the expeditious and rhythmic… Read More

Inland MFG. .30 Carbine M1 Family

Eric Poole talks with Ron Norton of Inland Manufacturing about the M1 Carbine rifle family. The post Inland MFG. .30 Carbine M1 Family appeared first on Guns & Ammo. Full Story Here Guns and Ammo April 22, 2018 1:24 pm Support Us

The Minimalism of the MG Arms Taranis2

MG Arms Taranis2 Minimalist. Whether referring to hunting or everyday carry (EDC), the word evokes visions of light, svelte and maneuverable platforms. Nowadays, many ARs have gone the minimalist route. But how far is too far? And how does this affect performance? Located in Spring, Texas, MG Arms is a custom firearm manufacturer known for… Read More

Alamo Precision Rifles

APR Ranger I certainly understand the desire to have a custom rifle. The ability to pick everything from the stock to barrel length to the cartridge means the customer gets exactly what they want in one high-­quality package. The good news is that I finally found a custom rifle company that builds guns offering much… Read More

S&W Announces Addition to M&P Bodyguard 38 Revolver Series

Non-laser M&P Bodyguard 38 Revolver Smith & Wesson Corp. announced an expansion of its small-frame revolvers line with the new, non-laser M&P Bodyguard 38 revolver. The new M&P Bodyguard 38 revolver features updated styling, and a gray, polymer grip.    “For 2018, we’ve introduced a new, non-laser version of the M&P Bodyguard 38 revolver.  With a new, gray polymer grip and updated styling, the… Read More

SIG SAUER Introduces 6.5 Creedmoor SIG HT Hunting Ammunition

SIG SAUER, Inc. is adding a 6.5 Creedmoor round to its line of SIG HT™ premium-grade, copper hunting ammunition.  Like all SIG HT Elite Performance Ammunition offerings, the 6.5 Creedmoor features an all-copper bullet that delivers deep penetration and consistent 1.8x diameter expansion.  The 120gr 6.5 Creedmoor bullet has a muzzle velocity of 2,825 fps… Read More

History of Silencers – ‘Gun Stories’

Imagine an inexpensive and well tested device that can make shooting any guns safer, reduce recoil by as much as half, and eliminate the single biggest problem in all of shooting: the flinch. Now, imagine that you can’t buy this amazing device without the permission of the federal government. Today we’re talking very quietly about… Read More

George S. Patton: Guns That Made Him Great

August 1971 Issue of Guns & Ammo This article originally appeared in the August 1971 issue of Guns & Ammo. Former G&A Senior Staff Editor Whit Collins wrote, “Patton: Guns That Made Him Great.” The revolvers and accoutrements of Gen. George S. Patton were on loan from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. … Read More

Protecting Your Ears With Suppressors

Suppressor magazine is focused on bringing you the latest and greatest in suppressor manufacturing, and to that end, we also care about your health. Yes, suppressing gunfire may increase accuracy and help maintain cover in a hunting or tactical situation, but it’s also protective of your hearing. Quality of life has many layers. No one… Read More

The BCM Recce 16 KMR-A .300 Blackout is Solid

BCM Recce 16 KMR-A .300 Blackout Bravo Company Manufacturing (BCM) is known for their firearms and the gunfighters they work with. Founded in Wisconsin by a U.S. Marine Corps veteran in 2005, BCM builds rifles and parts to meet the unforgiving needs of law enforcement, military and civilian shooters. Their BCM Recce 16 KMR-A in… Read More

The Remington Model 8- ‘Gun Stories’

I think this may be the most famous gun advertisement in the world. “Do or Die,” as a huge grizzly bears down on a cowboy, armed with not with a lever-action carbine, but a semi-auto rifle, the Remington Model 8. As you might gather for “Do or Die,” the Remington Model 8 was the first… Read More

On Outdoor Channel: Tribute to the 60th Anniversary of Guns & Ammo

Shooting Gallery pays tribute to the 60th Anniversary of Guns and Ammo. This insightful retrospective highlights the hard work and talent that have shaped this successful print icon and showcases where the magazine has been and where it aims to go. Featured guests are G&A Editor Eric R. Poole, G&A Senior Editor Garry James, Author Stephen… Read More

Top 5 Most Useful AR-15 Cartridges

In addition to being arguably the most influential rifle design of its 52 years, the AR-15 is also the most controversial. According to many shooters, its alleged weaknesses stem from the cartridge it chambers. For the better part of its life, the M16/AR-15 digested only one kind of ammunition: the twin cartridges labeled 5.56 NATO… Read More

Our G&A May 2018 Issue

Our G&A April issue will be on Newsstands from April 3rd with new interesting reports and findings from the gun world . Managing Editor Chris Mudgett has been at the range with SIG Sauer’s new subcompact pistol and Tom Beckstrand has been doing some long range shooting with the .224 Valkyrie. Is the SIG P365 the ultimate… Read More

Gerber Short Stack AR Multi-Tool

Securely held together by a series of magnets, Gerber’s Short Stack can ride discreetly in your range bag until you need it. Sized to fit inside Magpul’s MOE or MIAD pistol grip, Gerber’s Short Stack ensures that when Murphy shows up, you’ll have the tools necessary for cleaning and maintaining your AR in the field.… Read More

Organize the Campaign Staffs

Among the most exploited workers in the United States are campaign staffers. They work incredibly long hours and are expected to sacrifice for the greater good like no other workers in the U.S., except perhaps another, ironically, exploited group of workers–union organizers. This exploitation leads to other forms of harassment and exploitation, including beratings and… Read More

ESPN’s Bryant: Statistical Analysis in Baseball ‘Equivalent of Racism’

<p>Major League Baseball just observed the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the race barrier, but little has changed since 1947 when he endured appalling racism. ESPN’s Howard Bryant claims that if Robinson was still alive today, “He would be facing the same sort of vitriol that Colin Kaepernick is facing today.” Bryant made these… Read More

Where Is the Body of This Man Tortured to Death by the CIA?

Jessica Corbett, staff writerAs the Senate prepares to reexamine the CIA’s dark history of torture amid mounting opposition to Gina Haspel’s nomination to run the agency, the family of an Afghan man who was tortured to death at a black site near Kabul, Afghanistan is demanding answers about what happened to his body. Full Story Here Common Dreams.org April 22, 2018… Read More

Kremlin cyberpower? How fight over messaging app is showing its limits.

The Russian government is trying to block popular messaging app Telegram from domestic users. But its creator, Pavel Durov, is easily winning the fight, ensuring Telegram stays up even as the Kremlin clumsily causes collateral damage online. Full Story Here CS Monitor April 22, 2018 1:22 pm Support Us

Where maple syrup meets global economics

The recent upheaval in Western democracies has several causes, but perhaps the greatest is this: How are they coming to terms with their shifting role in the global economy? Full Story Here CS Monitor April 22, 2018 1:22 pm Support Us

Korean Air boss apologises as hot-tempered daughters resign

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the “immature” behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies. Cho Hyun-min, the younger daughter who is marketing executive at the South Korean… Read More

S.Africa riots force new president to leave London summit

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us South African police on Friday fired rubber bullets at protesters after President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short a foreign trip to deal with violent riots over alleged government corruption and poor public services. Shops were looted, roads were blocked and vehicles set alight in… Read More

Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us A deaf and partially blind dog that kept a lost three-year-old girl safe in Australian bushland overnight was awarded police honours Saturday after leading rescuers to the child. Emergency services began a search on foot and from the air for Aurora Friday after… Read More

U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim – source

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us The U.S. has opened a probe into alleged coordination by AT&T Inc , Verizon Communications and a telecommunications standards organisation to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday. Verizon and AT&T acknowledged the government… Read More

FAA orders emergency jet engine inspections after US plane failure

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered emergency inspections of jet engines like the one that ruptured during a recent Southwest Airlines flight, leaving one passenger dead. In line with recommendations made earlier by engine maker CFM, the FAA ordered that all CFM56-7B… Read More

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 22,… Read More

Yu Darvish’s fifth-inning struggles continue in Cubs’ 5-2 loss to Rockies

Yu Darvish believes he’s found the solution to overcoming his fifth-inning blues, and a cure couldn’t come sooner as the Cubs seek consistency from their prized free-agent signee. “Every game it’s the (fifth) inning I get out of rhythm,” Darvish said through an interpreter after allowing five two-out… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 22,… Read More

Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing Masks – HuffPost

HuffPostMilitarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing MasksHuffPostNEWNAN, Ga. — A heavily militarized police force of some 400 officers aggressively patrolled a small neo-Nazi rally in this city 40 miles southwest of Atlanta on Saturday and arrested about 10 counterprotesters, many for the crime of wearing a mask …Neo-Nazi rally conflict… Read More

Jay Feely’s prom/gun pic: harmless joke or inappropriate? – Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsJay Feely’s prom/gun pic: harmless joke or inappropriate?Yahoo SportsIt’s prom season, when high school couples dress up for a once-in-a-lifetime evening. Parents of said high school students flood Facebook with pre-prom photos of their lovely children … and then spend the next eight hours sitting in dread of what …CBS announcer Jay Feely says… Read More

City fans celebrate title, Wenger’s farewell starts with win

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s jubilant fans ran onto the field in their thousands, singing and dancing as the Premier League champions’ title celebrations exploded into life at Etihad Stadium. The mood was more muted at Emirates Stadium at the start of Arsene Wenger’s long goodbye to Arsenal. City and Arsenal enjoyed big home… Read More

5 arrested on murder charges stemming from Texas arson case

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — Authorities have arrested five people on murder charges stemming from an arson investigation in Grand Prairie, Texas, about 13 miles west of Dallas. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that 25-year-old Elizabeth Delude, 40-year-old Claire Harrington, 34-year-old Clayton Miller, 33-year-old Christopher Cornell and 41-year-old Paul Rogers were arrested Friday. Harrington was… Read More

Crash near northern Minnesota resort kills 2, injures 2

PONSFORD, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash near a northern Minnesota resort. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office say the crash happened about 1:50 a.m. Friday on a county highway just west of Ice Cracking Lodge. Authorities say 56-year-old Philip Edward Warren of Mahnomen and 55-year-old Lorraine… Read More

A difficult journey to safe harbor

The reason the word “granted” brought me to my knees in impromptu prayer and gratitude was the fact that even in the face of an immigration system that has become increasingly draconian and unforgiving of human pain, I saw a window of opportunity for the future. Full Story Here Seattle Times Front Page April 22,… Read More

Reining in tech giants such as Facebook is long overdue

The internet was supposed to usher in an era of democracy and personal empowerment. It has morphed into a system that knows where you drive your car and what’s in your refrigerator to your web of relationships and the details of your deepest personal preferences. Full Story Here Seattle Times Front Page April 22, 2018… Read More

Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Israel’s Justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia’s Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia. Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue in Addis Ababa on Sunday. “These programs that will eventually reunite Ethiopian Jews with their families in Israel are not generally easy,” said Shaked… Read More

Report: Colorado has steady job growth, wage gains

DENVER (AP) — Officials say Colorado’s economy is growing at a steady rate. The Denver Post reports a monthly update Friday from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado employers added 5,400 nonfarm jobs in March from February, down from the 9,200 jobs added in February from January. But department senior economist Ryan… Read More

Libyan navy rescues 263 migrants, recovers 11 bodies

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy says it has recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 263 others in two separate operations off Libya’s western coast. Navy spokesman Ayoub Jassem says the migrants, who were found on Sunday, were taken to a navy base in the capital, Tripoli, and a refugee camp in the town… Read More

2 people die in when fire damages Iowa rental home

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities are investigating a weekend fire that killed a woman and child in Waterloo. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. Sunday by a newspaper carrier. Waterloo Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Mike Moore says firefighters found the victims on the second floor of the home.… Read More

Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox News interview

French leader set for state visit to Washington from MondayMacron seeks to stop US withdrawals from Syria and Iran deal Touting “a very strong personal relation” with Donald Trump, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, on Sunday began an ambitious charm offensive intended to strengthen US commitments in Syria and Iran while heading off threats of… Read More

Steep rise in abuse claims to Charity Commission after Oxfam scandal

Reports of serious safeguarding incidents to the watchdog in February and March were three times figures for last year The number of sexual abuse and harassment allegations reported to the Charity Commission has tripled since the Oxfam scandal. The commission said it had received 532 new reports of serious safeguarding incidents across the sector in… Read More

Florida detectives used dead man’s finger in attempt to unlock phone

Linus Phillips, 30, was shot dead by a Largo police officerFiancée says she feels violated but experts say process was legal Florida detectives investigating a fatal police shooting went to a funeral home and used the dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone. Linus Phillip, 30, was killed by a Largo police officer… Read More

4 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

A man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the gunman’s weapon away. The gunman shot people… Full Story Here LA Times April… Read More

World Bank Edges Near Capital Boost as U.S. Drops Objection

The World Bank won support from its member countries for a $13 billion capital increase, with the U.S. dropping its objection as the lender imposes measures that would potentially reduce loans to China. Full Story Here Bloomberg- Politics April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us

Best of London Marathon 2018

Relive the inspirational stories, record breakers and marriage proposals at another eventful London Marathon. Full Story Here BBC Front Page April 22, 2018 1:09 pm Support Us

Creedmoor Sports Adds Five New Product Lines

Edgewood Shooting Bags, Grayboe, Markron Custom Products, BarrelCool and the TRACE 10 GEN2 Training Analysis System are latest brands and products to become available through Creedmoor® Sports. Edgewood Shooting Bags, now carried by Creedmoor Sports Anniston, Ala. (Ammoland.com) – Creedmoor Sports, the leader in precision rifle equipment and gear, is pleased to announce five new… Read More

Ammo Survey: Gun Owners on Calibers And What Makes Them Popular

I do love skulking around and asking people questions about guns and ammo. In fact, talking about calibers is one of my favorite pastimes. There’s just so much knowledge and insight that can be tapped into when you allow a person to express their true, and often unsubstantiated beliefs. For my latest little survey, I… Read More

NBC Finally Mentions McCabe Criminal Referral, Only Gives 9 Seconds

<p>After news broke Thursday afternoon that the FBI Inspector General was recommending the Justice Department file criminal charges against the Bureau’s fired deputy director, Andrew McCabe, NBC Nightly News completely ignored the major development. On Friday, NBC’s <em>Today</em> show wasn’t much better, only managing nine seconds of coverage to the story, just a single sentence.</p>… Read More

The Free Market and CO₂ Reduction: Not Incompatible

Guest columnist Nick Lindquist writes today at RedState on Carbon and Capitalism. FOR DECADES, conservatives have been lectured by the environmental Left on how we must reduce energy consumption in order to “save the world.” Obama, Pelosi, Schumer, and many others have attempted everything from placing overbearing regulations on the auto industry through a recession… Read More

Will Congress Write the President a Blank Check for War?

On Monday, April 23, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to review a bill that would virtually give President Donald J. Trump a blank check to wage war anywhere in the world any time he pleases. The Constitution places the power to declare war exclusively in the hands of the Congress. However, for the… Read More

Earth Day: Conflict Over the Future of the Planet

On this Earth Day, it is difficult to look at the state of the planet and the current political leadership and see much hope. In “Junk Planet”, Robert Burrowes writes a comprehensive description of the degradation of the atmosphere, oceans, waterways, groundwater, and soil as well as the modern pollution of antibiotic waste, genetic engineering, nanowaste, space… Read More

Shooting at Nashville Waffle House

A man stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee April 22, 2018, and shot four people to death, according to police. Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 22, 2018 12:54 pm Support Us

Bears have a golden opportunity to get defensive with the No. 8 pick

Certainly Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks is in the minority in Chicago, a football-minded grinder in a football-crazed city with little to no interest in the upcoming NFL draft. Asked Tuesday whether he at least takes a glance at the ubiquitous prognostications of whom the Bears might select with… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April… Read More

Aurora groups band together for Earth Day cleanup

Two groups with a common purpose to bring out the best in Aurora teamed up to help clean up city parks in honor of Earth Day. Volunteers from several of the city’s 23 neighborhood support groups and the newly formed Aurora Youth Council spent their Saturday cleaning up litter from four neighborhood… Full Story Here… Read More

Neo-Nazi rally conflict anticipated in Newnan, Ga. – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNeo-Nazi rally conflict anticipated in Newnan, Ga.USA TODAYCounter protesters march and chant by Greenville Street Park, in Newnan, Ga., on April 21, 2018, during the first major face off between neo-Nazis, white supremacist groups and anti-fascist forces since last year’s deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Va … and more » Full Story Here Google News April… Read More

Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, 4 injured in Tennessee: police – CBS News

CBS NewsWaffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, 4 injured in Tennessee: policeCBS NewsNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Four people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee early Sunday, authorities said. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said they were drafting an arrest warrant for Travis …Manhunt underway after shooter… Read More

Germany’s Social Democrats elect first female leader

Combative former labour minister Andrea Nahles is first woman to lead party in 155 years Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats have elected Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour minister, as the first female leader of the 155-year-old party. Known for her lectern-thumping speeches and occasional outbursts of child-like humour, the 47-year-old single mother joins… Read More

Saudi Arabia: four Britons killed after coach hits fuel tanker

Eighteen British pilgrims were on bus at time of crash between Mecca and Medina Four Britons have been killed in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia after their bus collided with a petrol tanker, their travel agent has confirmed. The crash happened on Saturday morning on the road between the holy cities of Mecca and… Read More

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US Paris climate commitment

Former NYC mayor criticises Trump for pulling out of dealEPA chief Pruitt did meet lobbyist linked to condo, despite denials The former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover this year’s US commitment to the Paris climate agreement. Related: Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox… Read More

The monks, the Dachau survivors and the concert that heralded freedom

On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, the forgotten story of escaped prisoners who set up a Jewish hospital in a Bavarian monastery has been championed by one Benedictine monk The monastery of St Ottilien rises above the green Bavarian pastures of southern Germany. It is an unlikely setting for the story of an extraordinary… Read More

Fragile and under pressure, but Kim Jong-un won’t give up

North Korean leader’s surprise freeze should be seen more as diplomatic manoeuvre than step towards giving up warheads Rockets, satellites, missiles and atoms pepper the landscape in Pyongyang. They are the anchors of funfair rides, feature in extravagant floral tributes to the country’s “dear” and “supreme” leaders from the Kim dynasty, and appear on stamps,… Read More

Dodgers’ Walker Buehler to make first major league start Monday

Walker Buehler, the Dodgers’ top prospect, will make his first major league start Monday against the Miami Marlins. The Dodgers selected Buehler to fill a temporary vacancy in their starting rotation. The team put Rich Hill on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday because of a cracked fingernail;… Full Story Here LA Times April 22,… Read More

The holiday village run by spies

An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission. Full Story Here BBC Front Page April 22, 2018 12:54 pm Support Us

Tisas Regent BR9 from LKCI – A New Production Browning High Power?

YouTube personality, Graham Baates, gives us a video breakdown and review of the Regent BR9 from LKCI, LLC. Tisas Regent BR9 from LKCI: A New Production Browning High Power? U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- The Browning High Power is one of those classics that I’ve always wanted to try.  Regarded as one of Browning’s last designs, the pistol… Read More