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6 Killed in Tornadoes in Texas

As many as 6 people have reportedly been killed and dozens of others have been injured as tornadoes ripped through Texas Saturday.  The National Weather Service said at least three tornadoes struck Eustace, Caney City and Canton

Arkansas Executes 4th In a Week

Arkansas executed its fourth prisoner by lethal injection in just over a week on Thursday night. Earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a motion for a stay of execution. Arkansas executes 4th inmate in a week Via

Ann Coulter Cancels Berkeley Event

After insisting she was going to speak at Berkeley regardless of the mounting protests, conservative commentator Ann Coulter has cancelled. Ann Coulter cancels Berkeley event amid protests Via feeds.foxnews.com 04/26/2017 1:02 PM   Image credit: Christopher Halloran

United Airlines Newest PR Nightmare

United Airlines , who has been in spotlight lately for all the wrong reasons, has been involved with an entirely new PR disaster after a ‘fit and healthy’ giant rabbit expected to become the world’s biggest died

Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates in One Night

Marcel Williams and Jack Jones were put to death by lethal injection Monday evening in Arkansas.  It was Arkansas’ first double execution since 1999, according to the Department of Corrections, and the first in the United States

Missing Tenn. Student Found, Teacher Arrested

Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins was arrested and is facing charges after officials found him in a cabin in Northern California where he was staying with Elizabeth Thomas, his 15-year-old student he allegedly kidnapped.  Missing Tennessee student found

Arkansas Executes First Since 2005

Arkansas executed Ledell Lee Thursday night.  This was the first time in more than 11 years that the state executed a death-row. Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005 Via feeds.foxnews.com 04/21/2017 3:00 AM  

Holiday Inn Hacked

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), which is the company behind Holiday Inn, reports that certain franchisees operating locations in America were alerted to fraudulent charges being made on cards that were previously used at their locations. Holiday Inn

Bill O’Reilly Fired From Fox News

Bill O’Reilly’s tenure at Fox News is over.  In a  statement, 21st Century Fox announced, “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, … Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel.”  Fox

Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison overnight, authorities said Wednesday morning.  Hernandez was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013. Aaron Hernandez, former NFL player, found dead in prison

$50k Reward for Facebook Video Killer

The search for murder suspect Steve Stephens put authorities in surrounding states on the lookout. By afternoon, authorities were offering up to $50,000 for information leading to his arrest.  Police announce $50,000 reward for arrest of Facebook

VP Pence Visits South Korea

Vice President Mike Pence says all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea.  Pence made the remarks during a surprise visit Monday morning to the Korean Demilitarized Zone.   Pence visits Korean demilitarised zone Via www.bbc.co.uk

Canada Moves to Legalize Marijuana

Canada officially moved to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday when the government introduced legislation allowing the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The new law also sets regulations for the sale, growth, and purchase of the plant. Canada unveils plans to

Nintendo is Discontinues the NES Classic

Remember the NES Classic?  Most likely not, because you could never seem to find one in a store anywhere.  Well, Nintendo for some reason is now cancelling the ultra-popular device. Nintendo Discontinues NES Classic Edition Via www.pcmag.com

Trump Now Approves of NATO

President Trump reversed his campaign statements about NATO, stating during a joint press conference with chairman Jens Stoltenberg that it is “no longer obsolete.” Trump changes mind over Nato Via www.bbc.co.uk 04/12/2017 4:28 PM  

Comedian Charlie Murphy Dies at 57

Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died at the age of 57. He died from an ongoing battle with leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital. US comedian Charlie Murphy dies of leukaemia aged

Sean Spicer Apologizes for Hitler Comparison

Spicer created a tremendous backlash when he suggested that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had committed atrocities worse than Hitler’s. “I mistakenly used an inappropriate, insensitive reference to the Holocaust,” Spice said. “I apologize. It was a mistake