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Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue after U.N. ceasefire call

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there after a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country. Rebels said they clashed...Show More Summary

Mother-daughter duo shoot would-be robber in their liquor store

A mother and daughter took matters into their own hands and shot a would-be robber at their liquor store in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her family told PTI Sunday. The shock death of the beloved Indian star aged 54, who reportedly passed away...Show More Summary

NRA hits back at 'cowardice' of companies cutting ties with gun lobby as backlash grows

The NRA has lashed out at companies which have severed ties with the gun lobby, branding it as "political and civic cowardice". Delta and United airlines joined a wave of companies ending their association with the National Rifle Association as the backlash against the powerful gun lobby group spreads in the wake of the Florida school massacre. Show More Summary

Why MLB teams go to Arizona, Florida for spring training

As the start of the Major League Baseball regular season approaches, teams have headed to Florida and Arizona for spring training.

Former RNC Chair Fires Back At Claim He Was Only Hired Because He Was Black

Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele blasted Friday a leading conservative’s speech that claimed that he had only been hired because he is black as “painfully stupid.”

Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday killing 38 civilians, as world powers struggled to reach a UN deal to stop the carnage. More than 460 civilians,...Show More Summary

Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'

President Trump signaled Thursday that he does not believe that active shooter drills at the nation's schools are a good way to address the rash of gun violence plaguing them. 

David and Louise Turpin facing additional charges over California 'house of horrors'

A couple facing trial over the torture and false imprisonment of their 13 children had four more charges filed against them on Friday in a California court. The Riverside County district attorney filed three further charges of child abuse against David and Louise Turpin, and one count of felony assault by Mrs Turpin against one of her children. Show More Summary

Fuel-Saving Innovations: Features That Work and Some That Still Need Tweaking

Not every fuel-saving technology is a complete reinvention of the traditional internal combustion engine. Hybrid, electric, and fuel-cell cars have the potential to change the way we power vehicl...

Pro-Russia GOP Congressman Features Prominently In Trump Aide's Plea Document

WASHINGTON ? The criminal information document released by special counsel Robert Mueller ahead of Trump campaign aide Rick Gates’ guilty plea on Friday contains prominent references to “a member of Congress” who met in 2013 with future Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another lobbyist.

Two top White House advisers may leave over tensions with Trump: sources

By John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or both might quit soon, four senior administration officials said. Show More Summary

New execution date set for Georgia's 'stocking strangler'

ATLANTA (AP) — A man known as the "stocking strangler," who was convicted of raping and choking to death three elderly women four decades ago in Georgia is set for execution next month.

How a Little Boy in Illinois Restored Power at a School in Puerto Rico

For his 7th birthday, a boy in Illinois collected school supplies for kids in Puerto Rico instead of asking for gifts for himself. His kindness led to a bigger surprise than anyone imagined.

Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues took on the question of health care on Friday.

Brands are cutting ties with the NRA after student-led campaign

Companies are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association after Parkland students and gun control activists called for an end to their support.  In the past 24 hours, these companies have ended their relationship with the @NRA:Best...Show More Summary

Dems see big Texas turnout early for first primary of 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats in Texas are early voting in large numbers ahead of the first primary elections before the 2018 midterms, stoking party optimism that backlash to President Donald Trump won't escape the biggest conservative state in the country.

This Martian Crater Has a Weirdly Earth-Like Secret

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity was exploring an uncharted Martian valley last month when it encountered a shockingly familiar sight: Streams of rocks and gravel stretched down the hillside of Perseverance Valley — a roughly 600-foot (183 meters) drop down the inner slope of a crater — in seemingly organized rows. Show More Summary

Ventura chase suspect dies after apparent poisoning, California Highway Patrol says

A suspect who led police on a chase that ended on the 101 Freeway in Ventura has died after he apparently poisoned himself, the California Highway Patrol said.

Trump says he wants to review U.S. military policy of gun-free zones on bases

President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to review the U.S. military's policy of having bases be gun-free zones, noting that some soldiers killed in a shooting spree several years ago at one facility had been expert marksmen who were unarmed. Show More Summary

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