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Egypt: Gunmen attack Coptic Christians, at least 23 dead

Egyptian fighter jets struck militant bases in eastern Libya late Friday in retaliation for an attack by masked gunmen on a caravan of Coptic Christians that left 28 people dead.<p>In a televised address, President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said his forces were hitting what he called "training bases" for …

Extremism

Russian President Vladimir Putin promises fans World Cup at highest level

Russia's preparations for hosting the soccer World Cup next year are on track, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the head of world soccer's …

Flynn To Take The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel

<b>Updated at 6 p.m. ET</b><p>Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn is invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday, refusing to hand over documents subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee.<p>The panel wants to see documents relating to Flynn's interactions with …

Donald Trump

Xavi ushered into coaching in Qatar

The former Barcelona midfielder has made his intention to be a coach known and is taking baby steps towards the same…<p>Xavi has a firsthand experience of life in Qatar having spent last two seasons with Al Sadd. Unlike the general opinion that the country will not be able to pull off the 2022 World …

Soccer

We, your child's school, regret banning fidget spinners after seeing what toy came next

Dear parents,<p>As you all know, fidget spinners are the extremely popular new toy built to ease anxiety in children and increase their focus. You also …

8-Year-Old's Suicide Leads Cincinnati School to Release Video Showing Bully Attack

Cincinnati Public School officials released a disturbing surveillance video on Friday of an attack on an 8-year-old boy in a school bathroom by another student — an incident that took place two days before the boy took his life.<p>In the grainy 24-minute video, taken at the entrance of a bathroom at …

Crime

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, sweeping away the man who is responsible for the bureau's investigation into whether members of his campaign team colluded with Russia in its interference in last year's election.<p>The bombshell announcement that …

Donald Trump

Trump's letter firing FBI Director James Comey

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017. Here are White House press secretary Sean Spicer's announcement, the letter to Comey from Trump, the letter from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the memo from the deputy attorney general.

Donald Trump

Classes, passes & the right socks - What it takes to be a Man City youngster

The club's young players are given everything they could possibly need to succeed, but the pressure is relentless<p><b>COMMENT</b><p>You won’t see any Manchester City youngsters with their socks rolled up over their knees when they take on Chelsea in the FA Youth Cup final on Wednesday night - it’s against the …

Soccer

US 'deeply concerned' after Turkey bombs allies in Iraq and Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US officials said they were "deeply concerned" after Turkey carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday against US allies fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq.<p>A senior US defense official told CNN that the US was given about one hour's advance notice of the strikes by the Turkish …

Middle East

Adrian Peterson signs deal with Saints, will share backfield duties with Mark Ingram

All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson has signed a deal with the New Orleans Saints after spending the first 10 years of his career with the Minnesota …

Football (U.S.)

Uber’s C.E.O. Plays With Fire

SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, visited Apple’s headquarters in early 2015 to meet with Timothy D. Cook, who runs the iPhone maker. It was a session that Mr. Kalanick was dreading.<p>For months, Mr. Kalanick had pulled a fast one on Apple by directing his employees to …

San Francisco

Aaron Hernandez Hanged Himself in Prison, Officials Say

Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end with the New England Patriots who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, hanged himself in prison on Wednesday, the authorities said.<p>He was discovered in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., …

Crime

Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens kills himself after pursuit

<b>Erie, Pennsylvania (CNN) —</b> Steve Stephens, the Cleveland killer who posted video of the slaying on Facebook, killed himself in Pennsylvania after a police chase, officers said Tuesday.<p>An employee spotted Stephens' white Ford Fusion in the drive-thru of a McDonald's near Erie and called …

Crime

Spicer reads to kids at the Easter Egg Roll - CNN Video

Press secretary Sean Spicer read the book "How To Catch The Easter Bunny" to a group of kids at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

Easter Bunny

Dortmund explosions: 'Islamist' suspect held over team bus attack

<b>German police have detained a suspect with "Islamist links" following a bomb attack on the bus of the Borussia Dortmund football team.</b><p>Prosecutors also said the three explosive devices contained metal pieces.<p>Two letters claiming the attack on Tuesday evening were being investigated, they …

Extremism

Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings

<b>Tanta, Egypt (CNN) —</b> A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt's Cabinet announced a three-month state of emergency, a measure designed to help authorities root out the terror network.<p>A stunned nation watched funerals for victims of the …

Extremism

Manchester City's sister club Melbourne City appoint former England boss Roy Hodgson as a 'football consultant'

The former England manager Roy Hodgson has accepted a job with Manchester City’s sister club in Australia, Melbourne City.<p>The City Football Group has …

Celtic rewards Rodgers with new 4-year deal

It would appear that dominating the Scottish top flight has its perks.<p>Just ask Brendan Rodgers, who on Friday was handed a new four-year contract by …

Soccer - Spain's Koke robbed of luxury watch by gunman in Madrid | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain midfielder Koke was robbed at gunpoint in Madrid on Thursday by an attacker who took his luxury watch but did not harm him physically, a spokesman for the Atletico Madrid player said.<p>Football Soccer - Spain national soccer team news conference - Stade de France, Saint-Denis …

Soccer

U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces 'aggression'

UNITED NATIONS/MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have "extremely serious" consequences, as President Donald Trump's first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.<p>The warships USS …

Middle East

Spicer: Syrian chemical attack a 'consequence' of Obama 'weakness'

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday that a gas attack in a rebel-controlled area of Syria was perpetrated by the forces tied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and are a "consequence of the past administration's weakness and irresolution."<p>Multiple activist groups …

Middle East

Euro papers: Pepe to Man City?

We are less than three months from the summer transfer window and the rumour mill is in full operation.

Soccer

Pep Guardiola, and the art of overthinking

There are lots of managers who favor exciting, attacking soccer. There are even lots of managers who favor pass-first, possession-oriented, exciting, …

Soccer

Man City get pre-Easter boost as Jesus returns to training | Reuters

(Reuters) - Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus could play a part in the final weeks of his team’s Premier League campaign after recovering from a broken bone in his foot, manager Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday.<p>Britain Soccer Football - Manchester City v Swansea City - Premier League - Etihad …

Soccer

Ronaldo Refuses To Touch Confederations Cup As He Eyes To Win It With Portugal

Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo has revealed that he does not touch any trophies until and unless he wins it because he is superstitious that it brings …

Today in Trump tweets, March 4, 2017: Obama wiretapping Trump Tower?

Donald Trump offered up some of the most explosive allegations of his young presidency, taking to Twitter on Saturday morning to accuse his …

John Oliver on Trump: How did we elect a 'pathological liar'?

John Oliver dedicated his first <i>Last Week Tonight</i> of 2017 to President Donald Trump, asking viewers four questions: “How did we get a pathological …