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Judge revokes bond for Nashville shooting suspect after public outcry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee judge on Tuesday revoked a $2 million bond set for the man accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House restaurant, killing four people, while new details emerged of the suspect's struggles with paranoia and delusions.<p>Davidson County Judge …

Heroism

Toronto van rampage suspect Alek Minassian charged in court

<b>TORONTO --</b> A judge in Canada has ordered the 25-year-old man suspected of plowing a van into pedestrians in north Toronto detained on 10 counts of …

Justice Ginsburg Urges New Citizens to Make America Better

Bedecked in a multicolored collar that reflected the diversity of the 201 new citizens before her, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday at the New-York Historical Society, treating her rapt audience to a history lesson, one crackling with life …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Alaska Airlines is shrinking the size of carry-on luggage

Travelers flying Alaska Airlines within the next few months might want to break out the measuring tape, as the carrier is officially shrinking the size requirements for carry-on luggage.<p>As of June 4, carry-on items must measure 22 by 14 by 9 inches, including wheels and handles, a drop from its …

Sudan’s President Orders Release of Political Prisoners

The president of Sudan has ordered the release of dozens of political prisoners, the state-run news agency Suna reported on Tuesday, an action that appeared intended to mollify human-rights critics.<p>The decision seemed to be a concession by the president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who came to power in …

Video shows Israeli sniper shooting Palestinian as soldiers celebrate

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> With international criticism of Israel's response to the Gaza protests growing, video emerged on Monday appearing to show an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) sniper shooting a Palestinian man standing near the border fence.<p>After the Palestinian man falls to the ground, soldiers are …

Israel

Linda Brown, student in 1954 ruling ending school segregation, dies

TOPEKA, Kan. — Linda Brown, the Kansas girl at the center of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down racial segregation in schools, has died at age 76.<p>Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel of Topeka confirmed that Brown died Sunday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are pending.<p>Topeka's former …

Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rate

Testing for hepatitis C, a major cause of liver cancer, is lagging behind among the group of Americans with the highest rate of infection: baby boomers.<p>A study published Tuesday showed that only about 13 percent of baby boomers were tested in 2015, up just slightly from 12 percent in 2013. U.S. …

California to sue Trump admin over citizenship question in 2020 census

California on Monday promised to sue the Trump administration over its decision to ask the 2020 census respondents if they are citizens of the United States.<p>California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the suit against the administration late Monday on Twitter, saying the measure would be …

Cambridge Analytica scandal: Whistleblower questions Brexit result

Members of the official Brexit campaign "Vote Leave" may have committed criminal offences relating to overspending and collusion during the EU referendum.<p>Lawyers advising whistleblowers who worked inside the organisation say the campaign spent over the £7m legal limit and colluded with BeLeave, a …

Japan cult members could be hanged any day for subway attack

TOKYO (AP) — Thirteen Japanese cult members may be sent to the gallows any day now for a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subway system and other …

Death Row

The Wild Pizzas of Southern Italy Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

A restaurant critic and two chefs go on a pie-in-the-sky adventure to find exactly how far you can stretch the idea of pizza.<p>When do dough, tomato …

Italy

Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

ESSEN, Germany — Jörg Sartor does not like to turn newcomers away from his food bank, especially single mothers like the young Syrian woman with her 5-year-old son who had waited outside since before dawn.<p>But rules are rules. And for the moment, it is Germans only.<p>“Come here,” said Mr. Sartor, …

6 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico pleads for help

COROZAL, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in this plantain farming town high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, …

Caribbean

Besieged enclave of Ghouta on brink of falling to Syrian regime

About 15,000 people flee opposition area seven years since protests that led to war<p>The Syrian opposition enclave of Ghouta is on the brink of falling to regime forces, three weeks into a relentless air blitz and seven years to the day since the first stirrings of anti-regime protests, which went on …

Middle East

Collapse of bridge built with innovative system kills 4

MIAMI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing at least four people, authorities said.<p>Search-and-rescue crews worked into the night, using dogs, search …

Pope warns against 'fake news' and likens it to 'crafty serpent' in Genesis

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> Pope Francis released a message condemning "fake news," saying that it's a "sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred."<p>The Vatican says the message is part of the Pope's World Communications Day, but some at St. Peter's Square …

Shutdown watch: What Trump's DACA moves mean

<b>(CNN) —</b> Put Thursday in the proper perspective: President Donald Trump, who said definitively he would sign what Congress sends him, flatly rejected the lone (serious) bipartisan effort to reach a resolution on the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>And he did it by:<p>A. …

Immigration

Argentina's ex-president is going down for treason for covering up a threat to the entire western hemisphere

An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of the country's former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on charges of treason. When she is finally in custody it will not only be a victory for Argentina, but a victory for the security of the entire western hemisphere.<p>To understand why you have to …

Trump Administration

Japan’s Dennis Rodman? An Ex-Wrestler, Politician and 32-Time Guest of North Korea

TOKYO — Forty-one years ago, Antonio Inoki, one of Japan’s most popular professional wrestlers, faced off against Muhammad Ali in a bout that critics called a farcical publicity stunt.<p>This week, some commentators leveled similar criticism at Mr. Inoki, now a 74-year-old member of Japan’s …

Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

Philippine police are under pressure to explain the killing of a 17-year-old high school student, who has become the latest victim of President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs.<p>Kian Loyd Delos Santos died on Thursday night in the capital Manila amid allegations that he was framed by three …

Correction: Argentina-Dictatorship Children story

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a story June 7 about men who committed abuses during Argentina's dictatorship, The Associated Press erroneously reported that some of their children were seeking forgiveness for their fathers' acts. The "Disobedient Stories" groups formed by the men's children are …

The Supreme Court’s Options in the Travel Ban Case

The fight over President Trump’s travel ban reached the Supreme Court late Thursday night, in the form of three urgent requests from the Justice Department.<p>Here is a look at where things stand, and the justices’ options.<p><b>What is happening in the Supreme Court?</b><p>The Justice Department filed a petition …

What to expect from James Comey's testimony on Thursday

It’s been nearly a month since<p>President Trump fired former FBI DirectorJames B. Comey. In the weeks since, the FBI has intensified its investigation into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election and the possibility that it coordinated with people in Trump’s campaign. Public interest has been …

London attack: How are UK extremists radicalised?

<b>Police have identified the three attackers who killed seven people and injured 48 in London on Saturday. What do we know of how UK extremists become radicalised?</b><p>In her statement following the attack at London Bridge, Prime Minister Theresa May once again highlighted the role of the internet as a …

Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, …

Afghanistan

Schapelle Corby: 'Ganja Queen' trafficker deported from Bali

<b>Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby has returned to Brisbane after nine years in prison and three years on parole in Indonesia.</b><p>The former beauty therapist was arrested in 2004 at Bali airport with 4.2kg of marijuana hidden in surfing gear, and sentenced the next year.<p>Her case …

Mental Disorders

Portland deaths: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse

<b>Two men have died in the US trying to stop a man abusing two women of Muslim appearance, Oregon police say.</b><p>The abusive man turned on the two men and fatally stabbed them in the city of Portland, police said.<p>The incident happened on a commuter train. Another passenger was wounded before the attacker …

Donald Trump

G7 communique acknowledges split with U.S. on climate

TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - In an unusual admission, Group of Seven (G7) leaders said in their final communique on Saturday that they had failed to bridge differences over climate change, with the United States unable to join other countries in committing to the Paris Agreement.<p>U.S. President …

World Leaders

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