Rapper Bun B opens fire on an armed masked intruder

Rapper Bun B shot at the armed masked intruder when he knocked on the door of his Houston, Texas home on Tuesday night and started demanding valuables. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

Trump threatens AGAIN to close part of the border

President Trump once again threatened to close part of the southern border if Mexico doesn’t apprehend the remainder of a migrant caravan. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un meet for the first time

Kim and Putin (pictured) met for their summit in Vladivostok. The pair said they have had ‘fruitful talks’ about how to defuse the standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear program following their first ever meeting. Full Story Here Daily Mail April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

How terror detonated with precision across Sri Lanka

A series of coordinated bombings — and the fear of more to come — has convulsed Sri Lanka since Sunday morning. This is how the attacks unfolded. Full Story Here Washington Post April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

'Marsquake' detected for first time, Nasa says

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us Nasa has detected a probable “Marsquake” for the first time. The suspected seismic event on the Red Planet was recorded using silicon sensors developed in the UK. A dome-shaped apparatus known as Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure [SEIS] landed on Mars last year… Read More

Sony's latest TVs range in price from $650 to $70,000

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us On Monday, Sony announced the pricing of the flagship Master Series televisions as well as that of its new LCD and OLED models originally revealed at CES earlier this year. While the smaller three televisions of the Master segment, the A9G TVs, measure… Read More

Islamic State Says Its Fighters Carried Out Sri Lanka Attacks

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us “Those who carried out the attack that targeted citizens belonging to the alliance countries and Christians in Sri Lanka are fighters with the Islamic State,” according to a statement on IS news agency Amaq carried by SITE, which tracks jihadist groups. ‘Alliance countries’… Read More

Brand new OnePlus 7 specs leak includes an exciting surprise

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us The OnePlus 7 launch is almost upon us, as OnePlus just announced earlier on Tuesday morning. We’re reportedly going to have three different OnePlus 7 versions in stores starting in mid-May, according to trusted leakers, and OnePlus has started sharing some details about… Read More

Ukraine defies anti-Semitic past with Zelensky victory

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky’s election will see Ukraine led for the first time by a president of Jewish descent, in a landmark for a country with a long history of anti-Semitism. The 41-year-old actor won a landslide victory against incumbent Petro Poroshenko on Sunday.… Read More

House Dems Schedule First Ever ‘Medicare for All’ Hearing

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us House Democrats have scheduled the first ever hearing for Medicare for All legislation for next week, as the proposal is becoming a litmus test for Democratic 2020 presidential candidates.The “Medicare for All Act” will be considered by the House Rules Committee next Tuesday and… Read More

Kushner Backs CIA Finding of Saudi Blame for Khashoggi Death

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us “Look, I’m not going to dispute American intelligence services’ recommendations. Trump has played down the role of the crown prince in Khashoggi’s murder at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul last year. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to vote on holding White House ex-official in contempt

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us A U.S. House committee will vote on holding a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations the Trump administration inappropriately granted clearances to some of the president’s advisers, the panel’s chairman said on Tuesday. “We… Read More

Hillary Clinton: Russian interference 'certainly had an impact' on the 2016 election

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us Amid efforts by President Trump and the White House to downplay the effectiveness of Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election, Clinton said it’s clear that Moscow’s efforts affected the outcome. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us

Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:43 am Support Us COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the possibility of an… Read More

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says ‘All the rules were followed’ in wake of report that feds are looking into removal of toilets in Gold Coast mansion for property tax break

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s removal of toilets from an Astor Street mansion to gain a property tax break, a move that gained notoriety during his recent election campaign, is under review by federal prosecutors, WBEZ-FM 91.5 reported Wednesday. The report, attributed to an unnamed “law enforcement… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 25, 2019 4:43… Read More

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas – The New York Times

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas  The New York TimesTrump digs in against Democrats but there may yet be consequences  CNNTrump says subpoenas issued by Democrats a tactic to win 2020  Daily MailHillary Clinton op-ed: Don’t rush to impeachment, it could backfire  Fox NewsTrump just declared himself immune to congressional oversight  Los Angeles TimesView full coverage on Google News… Read More

Parkland Shooter Will Get Big Inheritance, Public Defenders Ask To Withdraw – NPR

Parkland Shooter Will Get Big Inheritance, Public Defenders Ask To Withdraw  NPRParkland Shooting Suspect Is Getting $430000 From Life Insurance and May Lose His Lawyers  The New York TimesParkland shooter has inheritance money coming and his public defenders say he should get new attorneys  CNNNikolas Cruz to inherit fortune. Public defenders drop him  Bradenton HeraldParkland suspect Nikolas Cruz will… Read More

NBA Playoffs: Six takeaways from Clippers’ gutty win over Warriors, who continue to do themselves no favors – CBS Sports

NBA Playoffs: Six takeaways from Clippers’ gutty win over Warriors, who continue to do themselves no favors  CBS SportsKawhi and KD on the Clippers would unseat the Warriors as favorites – Max Kellerman | First Take  ESPNKerr rips Warriors after Clippers loss  Yahoo SportsWhat Adjustments Can the Clippers Make for Game 5?  Clips NationRockets Drop Jazz & Advance |… Read More

PSA: There’s no Avengers: Endgame post-credits scene, but here’s why you should stay ‘til the end anyway – GamesRadar

PSA: There’s no Avengers: Endgame post-credits scene, but here’s why you should stay ‘til the end anyway  GamesRadarAvengers: Endgame Doesn’t Have End-Credits Scenes, But There Is Something At The End  GameSpotWill Avengers: Endgame Decimate All Opening Box Office Records This Weekend?  MovieWebSpoiler-free ‘Avengers: Endgame’ review: An epic, thrilling conclusion to an 11-year journey  BGR‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review: A Story of… Read More

Sri Lanka suicide bomber was previously arrested and then released, government says – CNN

Sri Lanka suicide bomber was previously arrested and then released, government says  CNNChilling moment one of the Sri Lanka bomber brothers shuffles from foot to foot before bombing  Daily MailTwo Sri Lanka bombers were sons of Colombo spice tycoon, sources say  CNNSri Lanka suicide bomber was wealthy businessman ‘brainwashed’ by his younger brother  Telegraph.co.ukISIS suicide bomber pictured with proud… Read More

iPhone XR continues to dominate US smartphone sales, says CIRP – 9to5Mac

iPhone XR continues to dominate US smartphone sales, says CIRP  9to5MacPermanently delete iPhone zombie apps once and for all  CNETHow to protect yourself against calls from fake Apple support  AppleInsideriPhone XR completely dominates Apple’s US sales  Cult of MaciPhone Xr dominates the US and UK smartphone markets  PocketNowView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News April 25,… Read More

49ers target Nick Bosa says he will keep opinions to himself [report] – KNBR

49ers target Nick Bosa says he will keep opinions to himself [report]  KNBRMark’s NFL Mock Draft – First Round Prediction  Daily Norseman2019 NFL draft preview: How we got here with Kyler Murray, the story of Quinnen Williams, more | NFL  ESPNOpinion: The 2019 NFL draft could be epic with so many top-notch defensive players  USA TODAYQuarterback Danger Rankings  Dynasty League… Read More

Why no one expected an ISIS attack in Sri Lanka – The Washington Post

Why no one expected an ISIS attack in Sri Lanka  The Washington PostSri Lanka Easter bombing suspect caught on camera | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishSri Lanka’s leader calls for officials’ firings as Easter suicide bombers revealed to be ‘well-educated peo…  Fox NewsFrank Gaffney: We must hold persecutors of Christians accountable  Fox NewsIn Sri Lanka, who knew what,… Read More

Trump’s sanctions could knock out Venezuela oil production indefinitely – Washington Examiner

Trump’s sanctions could knock out Venezuela oil production indefinitely  Washington ExaminerIran’s FM Javad Zarif: I don’t think Donald Trump wants war  Aljazeera.comLarry Fink isn’t concerned about Iran sanctions’ impact on the price of oil  CNBCReturn of Iran sanctions work against Trump’s oil objectives | TheHill  The HillIran sanctions aren’t a realistic path to peace | TheHill  The HillView full coverage… Read More

The Emergency Launch Abort Systems of SpaceX and Boeing Explained – Space.com

The Emergency Launch Abort Systems of SpaceX and Boeing Explained  Space.comSpaceX shifts Falcon 9 booster from landing pad to drone ship after anomaly  TeslaratiPublic deserves less secrecy and more information about SpaceX capsule ‘anomaly’ | Editorial  Orlando SentinelNASA has ‘full confidence’ in SpaceX after Saturday’s ‘mishap’  Chron.com“Anomaly” may set back SpaceX manned mission timetable  New AtlasView full coverage on Google… Read More

‘Empire’ Cast Pens Open Letter Asking Jussie Smollett Be Brought Back For Season Six – But Will It Happen?? – PerezHilton.com

‘Empire’ Cast Pens Open Letter Asking Jussie Smollett Be Brought Back For Season Six – But Will It Happen??  PerezHilton.comJussie Smollett Makes Television History in What Could Be His Final Appearance on ‘Empire’  TooFabJussie Smollett Should Be “Brought Back” For ‘Empire’s Next Season, Taraji P Henson & Terrence Howard Tell Disney, Fox  DeadlineLawyers: No ‘celebrity justice’ for Smollett,… Read More

[Update: Release details] Galaxy View 2 renders showcase massive 17.3-inch display and hinged kickstand – Android Police

[Update: Release details] Galaxy View 2 renders showcase massive 17.3-inch display and hinged kickstand  Android Police$1980 Samsung Galaxy Fold Review  Tech InsiderThe Samsung Galaxy Fold Is a Flawed Start to Something Amazing  GizmodoiFixit’s Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals how the phone is dying  Ars TechnicaGalaxy Fold review: What works and doesn’t work  CNETView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

Ground Beef Recalled on E. coli Fears – ConsumerReports.org

Ground Beef Recalled on E. coli Fears  ConsumerReports.orgE. coli outbreak from ground beef reported in 10 states, including Ohio  NBC4i.comE. coli outbreak linked to ground beef spreads to 10 states, sickens 156, CDC reports  Fox NewsE. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to Florida  ABC Action News – Tampa BayMore than 56 tons of ground beef recalled in… Read More

After release of Mueller report, newsrooms claim vindication. But can they? – Washington Examiner

After release of Mueller report, newsrooms claim vindication. But can they?  Washington ExaminerGiuliani: Hillary’s remarks on Trump and Russia are hypocritical  Fox NewsTrump World ramps up campaign to turn tables in Russia case, target Dems who ‘colluded’  Fox NewsMueller report discusses extent of Russian meddling efforts  CBS NewsThe real threat contained inside the Mueller report | Trudy Rubin  Philly.comView full… Read More

Grab A Lovely Switch Stylus When You Pre-Order Super Mario Maker 2, Even With Digital Copies – Nintendo Life

Grab A Lovely Switch Stylus When You Pre-Order Super Mario Maker 2, Even With Digital Copies  Nintendo LifeNintendo Switch passes the N64 in lifetime sales  EngadgetMuse Dash – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch  NintendoBloomberg: Nintendo Plans to Release ‘Cheaper’ Switch by End of June  Anime News NetworkNintendo’s Rally on China Prospects Hasn’t Scared Off Shorts  BloombergView full coverage on Google… Read More

Handcuffing of 9-year-old prompts probe of police practices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a Washington, D.C., police officer chasing and handcuffing a 9-year-old boy on Monday has prompted a review of police practices. Attorney General Karl A. Racine told news outlets Wednesday about the review into how the department deals with children. He says those practices will then be compared to other departments.… Read More

Ukraine’s parliament adopts controversial language bill

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has approved a language law that seeks to increase the use of Ukrainian in a country where Russian is also widely used. The Supreme Rada on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to support the bill which will force increased use of Ukrainian in the media and in public administration. The issue… Read More

WVa police officer accused of stalking is released from jail

BETHLEHEM, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police officer accused of stalking an underage girl has posted bail and been released from custody. News outlets report 29-year-old Bethlehem police Officer Daniel Eastham was arrested last week and released from custody Tuesday. He’s not allowed near the school or girl. A police report says the mother… Read More

Barclays may cut costs in ‘challenging’ economy

LONDON (AP) — London-based Barclays bank says it may cut costs if “challenging” economic conditions persists throughout the year. The warning came as the bank said Thursday that revenue dropped 2% to 5.25 billion pounds ($6.77 billion) in the first quarter of 2019. Pre-tax profit from Barclays’ corporate and investment banking business fell 30%. Barclays… Read More

Aid groups sue France to stop boat donation to Libya’s navy

PARIS (AP) — Aid groups are suing the French government to stop the donation of six boats to Libya’s navy, saying the watercraft will be used to take migrants to detention centers notorious for horrific conditions. Europe has relied heavily on the Libyan coast guard, which is part of the navy, to intercept migrants bound… Read More

Germany’s Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank halt merger talks

BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank said Thursday it is halting talks on a possible merger that would have created Germany’s biggest financial institution but faced questions about costs and job losses. Deutsche Bank said in a statement that “after careful analysis” its management board has concluded that a combination with its rival “would… Read More

At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreading

TOKYO (AP) — The ambiance was friendly. Nice, comfy seats. An exchange of polite welcomes. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un even managed to match Russian President Vladimir Putin’s manspreading — the two sat with knees spread wide apart as they chatted before the start of their first summit, which began Thursday in the Far… Read More

Papuans challenge Indonesian rule at country’s highest court

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Lawyers are challenging Indonesia’s incorporation of the volatile Papua region into its territory in 1969 with a judicial review at the country’s highest court. A spokesman for a group of 15 Papuan lawyers, Agus Sumule, said Thursday the “Act of Free Choice” referendum violated Indonesia’s constitution because it was conducted in… Read More

Moon rocks to be studied at University of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville will help analyze moon rocks collected decades ago and never before opened. NASA calls the project the Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis Program, and it’s part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969. UT Professor… Read More

Rwanda court says defaming the president remains a crime

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda’s Supreme Court has upheld a law that says defaming the president is illegal, but it says drawing cartoons or producing writing that “humiliates” a government official is no longer a crime. The Rwanda Journalists Association had challenged parts of the penal code that criminalized the publishing of such cartoons with… Read More

‘Death by a thousand cuts’: vast expanse of rainforest lost in 2018

Pristine forests are vital for climate and wildlife but trend of losses is rising, data shows Millions of hectares of pristine tropical rainforest were destroyed in 2018, according to satellite analysis, with beef, chocolate and palm oil among the main causes. The forests store huge amounts of carbon and are teeming with wildlife, making their… Read More

Trump repeats unproven claims of GCHQ spying

GCHQ says US president’s claim that it spied on his election campaign is ‘utterly ridiculous’ Donald Trump has repeated unproven and unverified accusations that British intelligence agencies spied on his election campaign, just a day after the UK confirmed he had been invited to London on a state visit to meet the Queen. The tweet… Read More

‘The need was there’: Berlin’s first vegan canteen for students opens

Veggie 2.0 hopes to cater for growing appetite for plant-based food in Germany’s capital Berlin’s first vegan canteen for students has opened its doors, reflecting a growing interest in eating only plant-based food in Germany. Veggie 2.0 is an experimental initiative of the Studierendenwerk Berlin, the state-run organisation governing student affairs. Its backers say they… Read More

Rotten eggs: e-waste from Europe poisons Ghana’s food chain

Toxins from old computers, fridges and other electronic goods are polluting chicken eggs in an area where 80,000 people live Some of the most hazardous chemicals on Earth are entering the food chain in Ghana from illegally disposed electronic waste coming from Europe. According to a new report by two environmental groups tracking the disposal… Read More

‘It’s not just a wolf whistle’: how catcalls became anti-harassment street art

With teenage girls a particular target of street harassment, Farah Benis is on a mission to document incidents and raise awareness CatcallsofLdn is an Instagram account that raises awareness about street harassment using chalk art. Inspired by and working with @catcallsofnyc, founder Farah Benis collects submissions from the public then chalks them onto the pavement… Read More

Quiz: Can you guess the city from the vintage travel poster?

Think you know Chicago from Saint-Tropez? It’s harder than it looks Which city is this? Chicago Saint-Tropez Malaga Gold Coast Which city is this? Milan Barcelona Coventry Cologne Which city is this? Istanbul Cairo Manchester Marrakech Which city is this? Genoa Athens Hong Kong Palermo Which city is this? Venice Atlantic City Blackpool Nice Which… Read More

Ending the Iranian sanctions waiver could be own goal for Trump

Preventing Iran’s oil from reaching the market will raise oil prices and US business costs The past two and a bit years have shown that it is naive to expect Donald Trump’s strategic and economic policies to demonstrate coherence. Even so, the lack of joined-up thinking in the decision to end the waiver against sanctions… Read More

Dark web blamed for rise in drugs sent by post from Netherlands

Amount of ecstasy found in post has more than tripled since 2016, say officials The rise of the dark web has led to huge increase in the amount of illegal drugs being sent from the Netherlands, one of the world’s largest drug producers, via letters and packages in the post. The Dutch customs authority has… Read More

Essential California: Why is the ousted USC president still on campus?

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, April 25, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES No exit: Despite being ousted from the head post at USC and blamed by many for creating a culture of scandal at the school, former university President… Full Story Here LA Times April 25,… Read More

Dallas TV star Ken Kercheval dies aged 83

‘Supremely talented’ Kercheval was best known for playing oil tycoon Cliff Barnes on the popular soap opera. Full Story Here BBC Front Page April 25, 2019 4:42 am Support Us

Mueller Investigation Was Driven by Pious Hypocrisy

Mueller’s team went down every blind alley relating to its investigation — except where Obama-era officials were likely culpable for relevant unethical or illegal behavior. Full Story Here National Review April 25, 2019 4:42 am Support Us

Even GOP Politicians Borrow from the Future

Under a Republican president and, until four months ago, Republican control of both houses of Congress, the nation is about to run trillion-dollar budget deficits. Full Story Here National Review April 25, 2019 4:42 am Support Us

Awakening From Nihilism

Vulgar relativism so undermines the culture of liberty that free institutions may not survive the 21st century. Full Story Here National Review April 25, 2019 4:42 am Support Us

Why Zombie Politics Resonate

Both Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead are obliged by the nature of their dramatic structures to consider the fundamental questions of politics, and both invite deeply conservative interpretations. Full Story Here National Review April 25, 2019 4:42 am Support Us

CBS Fears ‘Conservative Justices’ Allowing Citizenship Question onto Census

For hundreds of years, some form of question about citizenship has been included in the United States census form. But now that Donald Trump was president it’s suddenly a problem of epic proportions, that’s according to the liberal media. During Tuesday’s CBS Evening News, anchor Jeff Glor stoked fear of the question and the “conservative… Read More

We Don’t Need To Ban Pesticides To Save Bees

The irony is that if passed, the Saving America’s Pollinators Act would actually be detrimental to bees and other pollinating species, while harming America’s farmers. Full Story Here The Federalist April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Why Thanos Is A Fitting Son Of Adam

In the Marvel cinematic universe, the evolution of Thanos tracks with the devolution of western culture and the glorification of death. Full Story Here The Federalist April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Why The United States Needs To Encourage Americans To Hold Gold

Discouraging Americans is deeply misguided at a time the dollar bears no fixed relation to gold and other nations, most notably China, are encouraging their citizens to accumulate gold. Full Story Here The Federalist April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Mother Of Baby Who Caught Measles Begs Other Parents To Vaccinate

The measles vaccine is far, far safer than actually getting measles, despite what you may have heard from skeptics. And it’s unkind to expose babies to a horrific illness by not getting yourself and your kids vaccinated. Full Story Here The Federalist April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Dossier Not What ‘Started All of This’ – FactCheck.org

Dossier Not What ‘Started All of This’  FactCheck.org In an interview about the special counsel’s report, Rep. John Ratcliffe said that what “started all of this” was “a fake, phony dossier.” But a House Republican … Full Story Here Google Fact Check April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Fact check: Did Obama start the family separation policy? – CNN

Fact check: Did Obama start the family separation policy?  CNN CNN’s Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at President Trump’s claims that was a family separation border policy under President Obama. Full Story Here Google Fact Check April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

Trump’s Numbers, April 2019 Update – FactCheck.org

Trump’s Numbers, April 2019 Update  FactCheck.org Since President Donald Trump took office: Attempted unauthorized crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border soared to the highest levels in over a decade. The trade … Full Story Here Google Fact Check April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

FACT CHECK: Was Malia Obama Indicted for Food Stamp Fraud? – Snopes.com

FACT CHECK: Was Malia Obama Indicted for Food Stamp Fraud?  Snopes.com “Obama has trained the youth of America to be so dependent on the government that even his own daughter thought she was entitled to free stuff.” Full Story Here Google Fact Check April 25, 2019 4:41 am Support Us

The word ‘manifesto’ implies logic and consistency

There are many words to describe different types of angry discourse. What’s the best one, then, to describe the words published by the Christchurch shooter? Full Story Here CS Monitor April 25, 2019 4:40 am Support Us

Ukraine’s bold choice of a wit to restore trust

The election of a TV comedian as president shows not only a mass rejection of a political elite but a deep demand for clean governance in a nation low on trust. Full Story Here CS Monitor April 25, 2019 4:40 am Support Us

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks

Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising Full Story Here New Scientist.com April 25, 2019 4:40 am Support Us

News Analysis: Victor or Victim? Trump’s Changing Response to Mueller Report

WASHINGTON — The day after the special counsel delivered his report to the Justice Department, President Trump was ecstatic. He claimed vindication. When he walked into the dining room of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to someone there, guests rose to their feet to give him a standing ovation. A month later, the president’s… Read More

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated its defiance of Congress on Wednesday, as the Justice Department refused to let an official testify on Capitol Hill and President Trump vowed to fight what he called a “ridiculous” subpoena ordering a former top aide to appear before lawmakers. “We’re fighting all the subpoenas,” Mr. Trump told reporters… Read More

Joe Biden jumps into crowded 2020 race

The former vice president, who is making his third bid for the Democratic nomination, built his career as a politician on his connection to working-class voters and has been one of the leaders in early polling. Full Story Here Washington Post April 25, 2019 4:28 am Support Us

13-year-old girl dies after being jumped by classmates in Texas

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us A 13-year-old Texas girl has died after slipping into a coma following a fight with two teens who jumped her as she walked home from school – including one assailant who kicked her in the head, the girl’s mother said. Full Story Here… Read More

AT&T CEO confirms that 5G subscription plans won’t come cheap

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us In a mobile world where carriers are seemingly obsessed with squeezing every spare cent they can from subscribers, it was a pleasant surprise to see T-Mobile CTO Neville a few weeks back promise that T-Mobile’s 5G data plans won’t be more expensive than… Read More

US STOCKS-S&P 500 hovers below record highs on mixed earnings

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us U.S. stocks hovered below their all-time highs on Wednesday, as investors digested a mixed batch of earnings reports and losses in energy stocks limited gains on the indexes. The S&P 500 is 0.3% below its record high of 2,940.91 hit in late September.… Read More

Tesla hit with big loss as car deliveries sputter

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us Electric carmaker Tesla on Wednesday announced a heavy loss in the first quarter as car deliveries sputtered overseas and a US tax credit that made its prices more attractive was reduced. Tesla produced about 63,000 Model 3 vehicles in the period, an increase… Read More

Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border left its post in the New Mexico desert Tuesday amid pressure from law enforcement following videos that showed militia members stopping migrants who had illegally crossed into the… Read More

Twitter shares lift off as profits soar; Trump weighs in

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us Twitter shares flew higher Tuesday after a surprisingly robust quarterly report, which sparked a fresh tirade from President Donald Trump over his claims of unfair treatment by social media. The first-quarter report showed a profit of $191 million, compared with $61 million a… Read More

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka Terrorist Attack

Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us The terrorist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed at least 321 people on Easter Sunday. Full Story Here Yahoo News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us

The search for Andrew “AJ” Freund

JoAnn Cunningham and Andrew Freund have been charged in the death of their 5-year-old son, Andrew “AJ” Freund, who was reported missing from his family’s Crystal Lake home on April 17, 2019. A vigil was held outside the boy’s home in his memory.  Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us

Cubs’ Javier Baez is among the best players Joe Maddon has managed

Cubs manager Joe Maddon paused for a few seconds before answering if Javier Baez was the best player he’s ever managed. “Back then (in 2015), he was a mental mistake waiting to happen, just based on energy and youth,” Maddon said Wednesday. “He’s under control a bit.” As of now, Maddon said Baez… Full Story… Read More

Mayor Emanuel offers to help negotiations in CSO musicians’ strike

As the Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike stretched into its seventh week, musicians held a press conference in front of Symphony Center on Wednesday morning asking management to return to the bargaining table. And later in the day Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered to assist. “For more than 125 years,… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune April 25,… Read More

Jussie Smollett ‘Empire’ Wedding Sends Him Off To A Honeymoon And An Uncertain Real-Life Future – Deadline

Jussie Smollett ‘Empire’ Wedding Sends Him Off To A Honeymoon And An Uncertain Real-Life Future  Deadline‘Empire’ Cast Pens Open Letter Asking Jussie Smollett Be Brought Back For Season Six – But Will It Happen??  PerezHilton.comJussie Smollett’s ‘Empire’ Character Ties the Knot as Actor’s Future on Show Is Unclear  VarietyLawyers: No ‘celebrity justice’ for Smollett, actor was treated ‘far… Read More

Tesla, Inc (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha

Tesla, Inc (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript  Seeking AlphaRainn Wilson called Elon Musk out after Tesla ‘stole’ his leaf blower idea  MashableElon Musk Was Right: Cheap Cameras Could Replace Lidar on Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Find  GizmodoTesla’s road to autonomy is full of danger  Financial TimesTesla Model Y might be made in California… Read More

Nintendo opens beta signups for Mario Kart Tour – The Verge

Nintendo opens beta signups for Mario Kart Tour  The VergeNintendo Announces Mario Kart Tour Closed Beta Test For Android Devices  Nintendo LifeMario Kart Tour hosting closed beta next month, applications open now  Nintendo WireMario Kart Tour Android closed beta test set for May 22 to June 4  Gematsu‘Mario Kart Tour’ beta will arrive on phones next month  EngadgetView full coverage… Read More

Mueller report shows Trump campaign left itself wide open to Russians, officials say – NBC News

Mueller report shows Trump campaign left itself wide open to Russians, officials say  NBC NewsPerspective | ‘No collusion’? I managed Russia operations at the CIA. Read between the lines.  The Washington PostMueller report discusses extent of Russian meddling efforts  CBS NewsThe real threat contained inside the Mueller report | Trudy Rubin  Philly.com21 questions for Robert Mueller | TheHill  The HillView… Read More

Carlos Ghosn, ex-Nissan chief, granted bail in Japan. Again. – CNN

Carlos Ghosn, ex-Nissan chief, granted bail in Japan. Again.  CNNGhosn: Tokyo court grants $4.5m bail to former Nissan boss  BBC NewsNissan Cries Foul As Ghosn Rearrested For Fourth Time On Most Serious Charge Yet  ForbesNissan Warns Investors of a 45 Percent Drop in Profit  The New York TimesCarlos Ghosn Is Granted Bail by Tokyo Court Again  The Wall Street JournalView… Read More

Trump’s Stonewalling Takes Clash Between Branches to a New Level – The New York Times

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How Trump Took the Shine Off Washington’s Glitziest Night – POLITICO

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Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger talks collapse – CNBC

Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger talks collapse  CNBC Merger talks between Germany’s top two lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, have ended in failure. The banks cited the need for extra capital, … View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News April 25, 2019 4:27 am Support Us