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Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

Today 06:07 GMT

Three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities said Monday.

In 2014, the case of the 43 missing student teachers in the southern state of Guerrero gained national attention after a group of nearly 100 students from the Ayotzinapa Teacher’s College were ambushed by local police on September 26 of that year — leaving six dead and 43 missing.

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Source: CBS News

Iran nuclear deal tops agenda for Macron's U.S. visit

Today 07:03 GMT

President Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House and at the top of their agenda is the future of the Iran nuclear deal, which Mr. Trump has threatened to scrap.

It's a tough issue for Mr. Macron who's trying to persuade Mr. Trump to stay in the deal, arguing there is no "plan b" for stopping Iran from getting nuclear weapons. After meeting with Mr. Macron, Mr. Trump seemed open to a possible compromise being worked out by European allies.

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Source: Common Domain

Why the U.S. Bond Milestone Will Ripple Across Global Markets

Today 06:06 GMT

The market for U.S. government debt isn’t just larger, but more international than other major bond markets, leaving global investors more directly exposed to the Treasury market than U.S. investors are to conditions elsewhere in the world.

In globally connected markets, what U.S. consumers and businesses pay for their mortgages and loans can affect financial assets from Beijing to Buenos Aires.

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Source: Washington Post

Arizona voters to pick new member of Congress to replace Trent Franks

Today 07:03 GMT

Polls closed in Arizona where voters were electing a new member of Congress Tuesday, with Republicans cautiously optimistic that they’ll hold on to a conservative seat vacated last year by former congressman Trent Franks.

Randy Bryce, a Democrat running to replace Ryan, asked his donors to help in Arizona and “beat Paul Ryan’s handpicked candidate.”

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Source: The Guradian

Mexico: dismembered corpse dumped after presidential candidate says 'cut off hands'

Today 06:07 GMT

When a Mexican presidential candidate proposed in a televised debate that public servants who steal should have their hands cut off, his comments were initially greeted with disbelief, and then mockery.

Jaime Rodríguez, a cowboy-turned-state-governor who is pursuing the presidency as an independent candidate drew gasps during Sunday’s first presidential debate when he suggested – in apparent earnest – that Mexico could fight corruption by cutting off the hands of those who steal from the public purse.

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Source: Common Domain

How much financial responsibility does a child have for a parent?

Today 07:03 GMT

It really all depends on the closeness of the relationship of this father-daughter, your daughter’s financial health and the terms of the deal or, to put it more politely, written agreement.

“Texas should join the other 28 states that already have a filial responsibility statute,” according to this opinion piece by Katherine Pearson, a professor of law at Penn State. “With the number of indigent elderly quickly rising, long-term care costs are likely affecting many families.”

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Source: New York Times

Police Defend Violent Arrest of Black Woman at Alabama Waffle House

Today 07:03 GMT

An Alabama police department said Monday that three white police officers who threw a black woman onto the floor of a Waffle House during an arrest on Sunday, threatened to break her arm, placed a hand on her throat and exposed her breasts, had acted appropriately.

Within hours of the video being posted online, members of the local N.A.A.C.P. chapter and others began protesting at the Waffle House, which is just north of Mobile, Ala., comparing the episode to the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks in Philadelphia this month.

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Source: Global News

George H.W. Bush hospitalized two days after wife Barbara’s funeral

Today 00:10 GMT

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday.

Barbara Bush remembered as ‘first lady of the Greatest Generation’ in Houston funeral. Barbara Bush was laid to rest Saturday in a ceremony attended by her husband and former presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and their wives, along with current first lady Melania Trump.

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Source: New York Times

Nashville Shooting Suspect Once Had His Guns Taken Away. He Got Them Back.

Today 00:40 GMT

He was once reported to the police in Illinois for stashing an AR-15 in the trunk of his car and then diving into a public pool wearing a women’s pink housecoat.

Jeffrey Reinking has indicated to the police that he gave his son’s guns back to him, but it is not clear how and when he did so, said Mr. Aaron, the spokesman for the Nashville police.

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Source: BBC

How did Waffle House suspect get guns?

Tuesday 17:18 GMT

A suspect with mental health issues who allegedly killed four people in a Tennessee fast-food outlet on Sunday had been previously stripped of his right to own firearms and left a trail of red flags.

They confiscated four legally owned guns, including the AR-15 that was used in the Waffle House attack, police said on Sunday. But authorities said the guns were returned to the suspect's father, Jeffrey Reinking, after he asked to keep them.

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Source: ABC News

Princess Kate gives birth to a boy

Tuesday 17:18 GMT

He departed the hospital a few hours after the baby's birth was announced, and later returned with the baby's older siblings, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, who turns 3 on May 2.. William and Kate posed for the assembled media and fans outside St. Mary's Hospital with their newborn later in the day.

History was made with the birth of William and Kate's third child as Charlotte became the first female to retain her claim to the throne, regardless of the baby’s gender.

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Source: New York Times

Royal Baby Watch at the Lindo Wing: A Modern Tradition

Tuesday 12:43 GMT

They have become some of the most stared-at doors in the world: the entrance to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in London.

He follows in a growing tradition: His brother, George, in 2013, and his sister, Charlotte, in 2015, were also born at the Lindo Wing, emerging from the hospital to be greeted by a phalanx of reporters from around the world. William himself, cradled by his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, and his father, Prince Charles, made the same journey in 1982, as did his brother, Harry, two years later.

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Source: DW

Toronto van carnage suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

Today 06:07 GMT

A man killed 10 people on a Toronto sidewalk with a van has been charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Toronto authorities on Tuesday charged a van driver who plowed into a crowd of people on a busy sidewalk with murder. Police said the suspect, 25-year-old Alek M. was not known to them before Monday's carnage in Canada's most populous city, which left 10 people dead and 15 more injured.

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Source: New York Times

Fear and Hope in South Korea on Eve of Summit With Kim Jong-un

Today 06:06 GMT

As South Koreans prepare for their president to meet Kim Jong-un on Friday, many are left scratching their heads about the motives of a North Korean leader who has abruptly pivoted from threats of nuclear annihilation to offering warm peace overtures.

“The North Koreans are cheating again, putting up this show so they can buy time and ease sanctions, never intending to abandon their nuclear weapons,” said Kim Chang-guk, 73, who joined other older citizens in downtown Seoul on a recent weekend to protest the inter-Korean summit meeting. “I would rather believe a woman who has given birth to a baby and still insists that she is a virgin than Kim Jong-un.”

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Source: Fox News

Trump says embattled VA pick Ronny Jackson 'making a decision' on future: 'I wouldn't do it'

Today 06:07 GMT

President Trump said Tuesday that his embattled nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary will be “making a decision” soon about whether to continue to seek the position, saying he stands by Dr. Ronny Jackson no matter what but, “If I were him … I wouldn’t do it.”

The president addressed the controversy over his VA pick in response to a question from Fox News’ John Roberts at Tuesday’s press conference with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Source: Common Domain

Tencent Music: Tune In, But Don’t Turn On Yet

Tuesday 11:48 GMT
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$110 Million Malibu Beach Home Sets Los Angeles Price Record

Today 07:03 GMT
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Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
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Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Today 07:03 GMT
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‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism

Tuesday 13:38 GMT
Source: BBC

Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Today 00:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Need STEM Teachers Look to Older Adults

Tuesday 13:39 GMT
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Trump to Send Mnuchin to China for Trade Talks Next Week

Today 07:03 GMT
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Trump defends Michael Flynn after release of Comey memos

Saturday 08:06 GMT
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Source: The Guradian

US and Russian nuclear arsenals set to be unchecked for first time since 1972

Wednesday 12:44 GMT
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Sunday: Cotton, Feinstein, Zarif, Bloomberg, Dickerson

Saturday 21:52 GMT
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Mitt Romney faces Senate runoff in Utah after state GOP convention setback

Monday 02:25 GMT
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Facebook talks nice but takes action as European privacy rules loom

Saturday 19:06 GMT
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North Korea announces end to missile testing as Trump cites 'big progress'

Saturday 14:32 GMT
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Source: Washington Post

Starbucks, LA Fitness and the long, racist history of America’s loitering laws

Saturday 11:46 GMT

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