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Austin Bomber Mark Conditt Recorded 25-Min 'Confession' Before Killing Self


As authorities waited for tactical teams to arrive, the suspect started to drive away. The medical examiner has not finalised the cause of death, but the bomb caused "significant" injuries, he said. A friend of Conditt described him as smart, opinionated and often intimidating. Austin was hit with four bombings starting on March 2. His 41-year-old mother is injured in the explosion. Read More »

Midwest: Kansas sees huge lead shrink but holds off Clemson


A dejected Shelton Mitchell walks off the court at the CenturyLink Center Friday night in Omaha. From up 20 and rolling two minutes into the second half to clinging to a four-point lead with 14.5 seconds to play, the Jayhawks were everything in Friday's final 18 minutes that they have been all season long - dangerous, dizzying, dramatic and victorious. Read More »

Senate passes bill to avert third U.S. govt shutdown this year


US President Donald Trump has abandoned a threat to shut down the country's government by signing off on a budget despite being "unhappy" with many of its provisions. "This is no way to operate the federal government", Pearce said. Eleventh-hour snags on multiple issues, including immigration enforcement, border security, infrastructure and health care payments, had bogged down the release of the monster measure. Read More »

Track & field: Area athletes seek titles at Illinois Top Times


For the first meet of the season, the coaches were extremely pleased with the performances of all of the athletes. The girls have 30. "We're all going through this for the first time in our first year together", Ketelsen said. Where the Bobcats might see the most success for field events is the long jump, where Bacon said both Gabe Wyant and Noah DeVenny return after seeing some good distances past year. Read More »

Future teacher shares her outlook on Oklahoma education crisis, proposed walkout


Every Christmas, she would decorate the schoolhouse with probably about 250 of them. Batie said if there is no walkout in April, the food kits will be distributed anyway to students. "It was more appropriate to just leave it to the students". At the beginning of the school year, students vote for their first, second and third picks based on their interests and is based on seniority. Read More »

Britain says Facebook must go further in data scandal


Zuckerberg said . Then Kogan sold the same data to a company called Cambridge Analytica , which a voter profiling company in US. How would the company's reaction to one of its most devastating public disasters to date affect their access going forward? On Wednesday, they got their first trace of an answer. Read More »

Freed Dapchi schoolgirls arrive presidential villa


It's been four years since the abduction of the 276 schoolgirls from Chibok. Five girls are said to have died in the initial stages of the kidnapping, while one girl - the only Christian - is still being held, with Buhari on Friday promising to free her. Read More »

Hunt Easter eggs in Tama Today


First Lady Laurie McInnis, wife of Parish President Guy McInnis, hosted the Third Annual First Lady Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 18. There will even be an adult egg hunt for a participation fee of $3 per person ages 16 and up. The Easter egg hunt is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. today. Community member Paula Mackenzie also donated wine for the day which was sold to raise money for future upgrades, primarily fencing in the park. Read More »

World stock markets sink as Trump stokes fears of trade war


The Swiss franc, another currency bought in times of market uncertainty, rose 0.2 percent versus the dollar, although it fell against the euro. The Dow tumbled to a almost four-month closing low, while the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 fell to their lowest closing levels in well over a month. Read More »

No go for medical cannabis this year


March 23, 2018 ( Newswire) A spending bill passed by Congress early Friday contains language that renews restrictions on the use of federal funds to interfere with state medical marijuana programs . Almost 7,000 have gotten their medical marijuana identification cards and obtained products from dispensaries. Erica Johnston, an operations services branch manager for the health department, said they are working on a set of emergency rules that will reduce the allotted grow ... Read More »

China strikes back at Trump, threatens tariffs on U.S. products


Trump's government has also hindered the WTO in practice by delaying the appointment of new members to the seven-strong appellate body that rules on disputes. Such shares defied a global market rout caused by the escalating tensions and which dragged Shanghai's main index 3.39 percent lower at the close, while Shenzhen's index fell 4.49 percent. Read More »

Nearly 3100 militants and their families leave Eastern Ghouta in one day


The evacuation of rebels from Harasta could empty the smallest of these pockets and pile pressure on those controlling the two other to accept similar deals. More than 1,500 people have been killed in the government attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the last month alone. A military source said hundreds more were expected to follow on Friday. Read More »

Landmine kills Syrian photographer in northwestern Syria


As Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's military offensive in Afrin against the People's Protection Unit (YPG), a Kurdish militia, has peaked, the neighbouring Manbij is in the crossfire of Turkish-US debates. Forces led by Turkey launched an offensive on January 20 to retake the enclave of Afrin from the YPG, which Ankara considers to be a " terrorist " offshoot of its own outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ). Read More »

Local sports briefs: Baseball and Softball signups at Shaffer Park


The Cavemen slugged three home runs in spectacular fashion, stringing all three together in an exciting bottom half of the sixth inning, as an always enthusiastic team dugout went a bit nuts, as a result. Barren County finished with four hits while South Warren ended its night with six. "We've still got a lot of work to do defensively, but I saw some really good things from our guys against some great teams this week". Read More »

Australia turns it around as South Africa crashes to 266-8

If I am honest I thought we played at about 40 per cent in PE. "A brilliant final session". Australia looked bereft of ideas early in the last session, with Elgar in good touch and de Villiers playing a typically stylish knock. Du Plessis, Bavuma, and de Kock all followed quickly, trapped on their crease by Cummins and edging behind to the slips or wicketkeeper Tim Paine. "We spoke the whole day that if we got one wicket we felt if we got that opportunity we could get two or three pretty ... Read More »

Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict


Following close worldwide scrutiny, the judge ordered closed-door hearings last month. Denied bail, she was tried behind closed doors in a military court. The army said the soldier "acted professionally" by showing restraint but right-wing politicians described his behavior as humiliating. On February 26, the same Karake stated: "We also have a matriculation program for prisoners within the prisons of the Israeli occupation, which is being run for a fourth consecutive year". Read More »

Footage Released Of Self-Driving Uber Car Hitting Cyclist


Though the vehicle was in self-driving mode, a driver (44-year old Rafaela Vasquez) was present in the front seat that Sunday night. "I think the sensors on the vehicles should have seen the pedestrian well in advance", he said . Other academics have also laid the blame on Uber's self-driving auto. "It seems unlikely that a human driver would have done better". "Did they jump the gun?" he said. Read More »

Playboy model claims Trump tried to pay her following 'intimate relationship'


McDougal became emotional when CNN's Anderson Cooper asked her whether Trump ever spoke about his wife Melania . 'We passed a room, and he said it's Melania's room, ' McDougal recalled. 'I tried to go as far away as I could, just because I felt guilty'. The White House officially said Trump denies the alleged affair. "When you're in a relationship, do you count how many times you have sex? As I told you, it was a good relationship while it happened". Read More »

College roundup: MI leaves no doubt in Sweet 16 game


Head coach Leonard Hamilton is known for going deep into his bench. The game against Gonzaga was simply Florida State flexing their depth. As of Friday afternoon, the Wolverines are now the betting favorite to win the national championship. Read More »

Palestinians slam Trump security advisor pick Bolton


McMaster who has done an outstanding job & will always remain my friend", Trump said in a tweet announcing the departure. Bolton , who was a Fox News contributor before Trump offered him the top level position, is a controversial pick with a long history of divisive policies. Read More »

Britain's post-Brexit blue passport to be made by European Union firm


The announcement was greeted by pro-Brexit supporters as an important symbol - and derided as a pointless gesture by campaigners who had fought and lost the 2016 referendum to keep Britain in the 28-nation European Union. Mrs May is hoping the deal will be signed off at a meeting of EU leaders for the European Council summit in Brussels this week, clearing the way for talks on post-Brexit trade. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us Founder Charles Lazarus Dies At Age 94


The liquidation sales apply to the chain's brick and mortar stores only. 3. And if you have things that require specific Toys R Us parts or accessories, definitely nab those items now. What are return policies at closing stores? Toys "R" Us is also likely to liquidate its businesses in Australia, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Read More »

Gun Advocates Fail At Mocking Gun Control With 'Bomb Control' Parallel


Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University. They are too immature to buy a rifle yet old enough to go to war. Harsanyi asks coyly, "How dare Second Amendment advocates expect that those passionately arguing to limit their constitutional rights have some rudimentary knowledge of the devices they want to ban?" The list of artists who have appeared as NRA ... Read More »

How to stop third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data


The big concern for Facebook investors is that Congress will impart stricter regulations on the social giant. But if you decide to take the leap and untangle yourself completely from Zuckerberg's web, follow this link and click on the option to "permanently delete my account". Read More »

Storm forecast to bring up to 9 inches of snow to IL


That was indeed the case, it just set up farther south than expected . Snow intensifies as it reaches the Lower Lakes and continues through Saturday as it heads to the East coast. There will be a sharp gradient in snowfall amounts on the southern and northern edges of the swath of accumulating snow. Dunten said the changing forecast ultimately came down to the dry air in the atmosphere that "ate away at the storm". Read More »

Central Texans to participate in 'March for Our Lives'


Our sister station WUSA in also providing extensive coverage of the event. "Hear their words that they might teach you, march with them that they might reach you". They said they needed to take part in this movement in Washington D.C. because simply - they just want to feel safe in school. Their fear that they're more at risk from being in a classroom than being at home from the danger's in society. Read More »

First Alert Forecast: some chilly rain this weekend, milder next week


There will be plenty of moisture with the system. If you're caught with studded tires on April 16, you could face a $136 fine. Unfortunately in some places that precip will come in the form of snow. This will bring a slight drop in daytime temperatures but highs will continue to run well above normal. Total accumulation amounts of 3 to 7 inches will be possible. Read More »

House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill

A portion of those monies were directed to the CDC to help state prescription drug monitoring programs communicate better with each other, Politico reported . The Senate must still vote on the measure. But heck, children love toys, and the military hardware and marching soldiers will put a big smirk on the face of the child we have for president. Read More »

China 'must strike back' after United States official visits Taiwan

He also promised to open up the Chinese economy, especially the manufacturing sector. China must "strike back" against US interference over Taiwan and prepare for a "direct military clash", Beijing state media has said. "Apart from officially protesting pro forma nearly, I don't think Beijing will make a big fuss", Lin said. "We don't want a trade war. but we are not afraid of it", said China's ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai. Read More »

Metal tariffs suspended for key USA trade partners

In fact, it's more likely that they will create two new problems by hurting both consumers and businesses. -China relations. It followed a seven-month investigation by USTR into allegations China violates USA intellectual property, under the seldom-used section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. Read More »

Huawei P20 Pro to Feature Crazy 40-Megapixel Camera


While Huawei is gearing up for the launch of the P20 lineup next week, including the 40MP triple-camera touting P20 Pro , some new information has originated from China regarding the company's plans for future devices. We have seen a trickle of leaks about Huawei's new phone over the past few weeks. Nove 3E is packing 4GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal memory. Read More »

Differences on North Korea key to Trump's Tillerson decision


Tillerson's abrupt firing - he learned of his firing when Donald Trump announced it on Twitter - drew controversy given Trump's reluctance to speak out against Russian Federation and his decision not to enforce sanctions that had been passed with nearly unanimous support in Congress. Read More »