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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 10, 2017)

International affairs dominated this week as tensions rose throughout the world. The U.S. dropped the “mother of all bombs” on ISIS caves in Afghanistan and North Korea continued to test its missiles. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared relations with Russia “at a low point,” while …

Patriots might owe Hernandez's family $3.5M

Due to Aaron Hernandez's suicide on Wednesday, his former employer, the New England Patriots, might have to honor a $3.5-million bonus in the former …

North Korea threatens ‘super mighty pre-emptive strike’ against US

The U.S. is taking steps to prepare for a possible nuclear test or missile launch by North Korea amid growing tensions with the regime. This comes as North Korean media reportedly threatened a “super mighty pre-emptive strike” to reduce the U.S. to ashes. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports for TODAY …

15,000 Afghans Applied For Interpreter Visas. There Are Only 1,500 Visas Left.

Senators from both parties are pushing for more visas to help interpreters who aided the US military and are now at risk. 15,000 Afghans have applied, but fewer than 1,500 visas remain.<p>WASHINGTON — Fifteen thousand Afghans have applied to a special visa program for those who worked as interpreters …

Air Force mom surprises son at minor league ballgame

Air Force Staff Sgt. Georgina Walton, who was home from deployment, surprised her son Brody at the Charleston RiverDogs game April 20.

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Galaxy S8 owners can upload 100,000 songs to Google Play Music

Samsung has historically been guilty of loading up its smartphones with apps that duplicate features already found in Android. The company's software game has definitely improved over the years, though, and Samsung appears to be focusing more on what it does best and leaving the software to others. …

Google Play Music

US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the …

Trump administration may change rules that allow terror victims to immigrate to U.S.

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Raj, a Sri Lankan fisherman, sought refuge in the United States in 2005, he had precisely the kind of fear of returning home that U.S. asylum laws require.<p>In 2004, he was kidnapped by the separatist rebel group the Tamil Tigers and had to pay $500 to secure his …

Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

PARIS (AP) — A gunman opened fire on police on Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit just three days before a tense …

Keep evidence from ex-NFLer Hernandez's prison suicide: judge | Reuters

(Reuters) - A Massachusetts state judge on Friday ordered prison officials to preserve any evidence collected from the cell of former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez, according to court documents, two days after he was found dead of an apparent suicide.<p>Aaron Hernandez looks at the …