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Mexico: Drug lord's son among those abducted at resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant …

WhatsApp now supports end-to-end encryption on all its apps

WhatsApp just got a whole lot more secure.<p>All of the messages and calls made through the app are now fully encrypted on all its platforms, WhatsApp's …

Privacy

Exclusive: Cruz about even with Trump in Republican presidential race - poll | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s support among Republicans is about even at a national level with party front-runner Donald Trump, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling, as the U.S. senator picked up a victory in Wisconsin’s primary.<p>Cruz’s gains in the polling mark the first …

Microsoft’s mobile problem may not be a problem at all

When Microsoft announced its Windows 10 strategy last year, the thinking was that the unified platform would drive Windows Mobile and finally bring the Windows phone out of the doldrums where it’s been virtually forever.<p>The idea was you could develop once for Windows 10 desktop and easily share …

Nest-owned Revolv is shutting down May 15

Revolv is shutting down. The Google-owned (by way of Nest) smart home hub will no longer work as of May 15 — as in, it will actually be a useless pile of plastic.<p>Not only is the API shutting off, the actual app and hub will both be disabled. Here’s the letter to users, from the Revolv Website:<p>We’re …

A 19th-century disease is on the rise in the UK—and nobody knows why

Scarlet fever struck fear in the hearts of Victorian-era Americans and Europeans. In the late 19th century, it was a leading cause of death in children—killing as many as a third of those who caught the infection.<p>Look at the data from Boston (1840 to 1910) and the rest of the US (1900 to …

Public Health

Trump calls on Kasich to quit race: 'He's taking my votes'

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday called for John Kasich to drop out of the Republican presidential race, arguing that the Ohio governor …

Kasich won't say who should be punished for abortions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants abortion outlawed -- but he wouldn't say Sunday who should be punished for the procedure.<p>In the wake of Donald Trump's controversial remark that women who undergo abortions should face punishment -- which Trump quickly reversed -- Kasich wouldn't call for …

Argentine forensic experts question new report on missing Mexico students | Fox News

Argentine forensic experts who have studied a dump in southern Mexico where government officials claim the bodies of 43 missing students were burned said Saturday that results from a new investigation of the site are incomplete and inconclusive.<p>The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team released a …

Women’s rights activists infuriated by plans to tighten regulations to bring them into line with Catholic church’s teachings<p>Thousands of people have attended a pro-choice rally outside parliament in Warsaw after the leader of Poland’s ruling party backed a call from Catholic bishops for a full ban …

Europe

Passenger describes moment of Amtrak derailment - CNN Video

A passenger who was aboard an Amtrak train when it derailed outside of Philadelphia recounts the incident.

The Artist Who Planted a Trump Tombstone in Central Park Explained Why He Did It

The epitaph read, "Made America Hate Again"<p>A performance artist has claimed credit for putting a Donald Trump tombstone in Central Park on Easter Sunday. The artist, whom we will refer to as X, wishes to remain anonymous.<p>The headstone was purchased and commissioned by X for the prank.<p>"I was trying …

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Abby Wambach Arrested For DUI

"I promise that I will do whatever it takes to ensure that my horrible mistake is never repeated."<p>Retired U.S. soccer star Mary Abigail "Abby" Wambach was arrested Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, a misdemeanor.<p>Portland Police Bureau …

Marijuana extract reduced seizures in kids with epilepsy: Lurie study

A marijuana extract significantly reduced seizures in severely epileptic children, according to a landmark study conducted in part at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.<p>Supporters said the results greatly improve the chances for the drug, called Epidiolex, to win eventual approval by federal …

Cannabis

LAPD officers fire at attack suspect, search continues

Los Angeles police are searching for a man who may have been wounded by officers after allegedly attacking a woman inside a car early Sunday morning.<p>Police fired at the man when they came to investigate a report of a woman screaming in the 1300 block of Ingraham Street about 3:35 a.m., said Officer …

Hillary Clinton says the FBI hasn't asked to interview her about email server

Hillary Clintonsaid Sunday that theFBIhas not asked to question her about her use of a private email server when she was secretary of State, a controversy that has dogged her presidential bid.<p>FBI agents looking into possible mishandling of classified information have begun to set up formal …

Cruz allies prevail in North Dakota delegate race

<b>Fargo, North Dakota (CNN) —</b> Ted Cruz claimed a majority of delegates in North Dakota on Sunday -- though the delegates are not bound to him, so their loyalty remains uncertain.<p>North Dakota Republicans selected 25 national delegates and, of those, 18 were on a list of preferred delegates that Cruz …

Brazil's Rousseff prepares for impeachment vote

Brazilis gearing up for a fraught fortnight as the case for impeaching president Dilma Rousseff heads towards a crucial vote.<p>Congress members are preparing to sit all hours to determine Ms Rousseff’s political fate over allegations of manipulating public accounts during her first term.<p>The …

Brazil

Sen. Graham to Arab world: US hasn't changed despite Trump

CAIRO (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham sought to reassure the Arab world Sunday over the prospect of Donald Trump becoming president, saying in …

ISIS member responsible for rocket attack on U.S. Marines killed in strike

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An ISIS member believed responsible for an attack last month resulting in the death of a U.S. Marine and wounding others has been killed in a U.S. strike.<p>"Several hours ago we killed an ISIL member believed responsible for the rocket attack that resulted in the death of (Staff …

To End Cycle Of Crime, Italian Judge Breaks Up Big-Time Mafia Families

The city of Reggio Calabria in southern Italy is home of one of the most powerful criminal syndicates in the world.<p>'Ndrangheta, as it's known, is a brutal mob funded largely by drug trafficking and it's been tied to corrupt local officials. For the past four years, Judge Roberto Di Bella has taken …

They were freed from Boko Haram’s rape camps. But their nightmare isn’t over.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — For months, they were kept in tiny thatched huts in the middle of the forest, waiting with dread each evening for their rapists to return. During the almost intolerable violence, the young women’s minds drifted to escape or death. The victims were as young as 8.<p>At the heart of …

Africa

Inside the Freedom Caucus' growth plans

The alliance of conservative House Republicans is targeting open-seat races and looking to protect its most vulnerable members.<p>Five months after it helped lead the charge to oust Speaker John Boehner, the House Freedom Caucus is looking to cement its influence by expanding its ranks in November.<p>The …

NH school angers parents after staying mum on dean’s arrest on drug charges

Parents of students at a New Hampshire high school are furious over officials’ refusal to reveal that a dean of students was arrested in February on charges she possessed heroin and steroids.<p>Rekha Luther served as Pembroke Academy’s dean of students until her resignation on March 22, in the wake of …

American veteran who escaped Nazi prison camp gets medal

Edwin Shifrin's family knew he successfully escaped from a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War, but it wasn't until one of his children started digging into his wartime past that they learned the details of the clever escape.<p>Mr Shifrin, 93, seldom discussed his time at war, but he received …

Global study lays groundwork for daily statin usage to prevent heart disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an effort to reduce cardiovascular disease, which causes 18 million deaths globally per year and affects more than 1 billion adults worldwide, researchers are suggesting the daily usage of cholesterol lowering drugs, called statins, according to a study released in the New England …

Motion to impeach Jacob Zuma to be debated by South African parliament

South Africa’s parliament will this week debate a motion to impeach president Jacob Zuma, after a top court ruled the president had violated the constitution.<p>South Africa’s constitutional court ruled on Thursday that Zuma had failed to uphold the constitution by ignoring orders from the public …

South Africa

Native American chief Joe Medicine Crow dies aged 102

<b>The historian, World War Two veteran and chief of Montana's Crow tribe Joe Medicine Crow has died aged 102.</b><p>His grandfather was a scout for US military commander George Custer, who lost his life in the Battle of Little Big Horn fighting Native Americans.<p>Medicine Crow earned the title of war chief in …