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Source: Fox News

Mike Pompeo wins support from key Democrats, despite facing rocky committee vote

Today 11:48 GMT

Cracks are beginning to show in the wall of Democratic opposition to secretary of state pick Mike Pompeo, even as the CIA director contends with rare turbulence on the key Senate panel considering his nomination.

Given that Republicans have only a one-seat majority on the panel, this means the committee could either narrowly recommend against Pompeo or not issue a recommendation at all to the full Senate – which is expected to consider his nomination later this week regardless of the committee decision.

Source: CTV

Suspect in deadly Toronto van attack to appear in court

Today 11:47 GMT

The man suspected of running down numerous pedestrians on a bustling stretch of Yonge Street north of downtown Toronto is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.

Police tweeted that similar road closures may be in effect for the Toronto Raptors NBA playoff game on Wednesday night.

Source: Fox News

Van plows into crowd in Toronto, nine dead, driver in custody, cops say

Today 11:49 GMT

Toronto cops nabbed the suspected driver who plowed into a group of people on a crowded city street Monday afternoon, leaving nine people dead.

"The van involved in multiple pedestrians stuck in the Yonge and Finch area of Toronto has been located and the driver arrested," Toronto police tweeted. Police confirmed to Fox News the arrest of the suspect, which came just minutes after news of the incident broke.

Source: BBC

Waffle House suspect arrested in Nashville

Today 11:48 GMT

About 160 law enforcement officials were involved in the search for the suspect, who was added to the list of the top ten most-wanted fugitives in the state.

Local police were supported in their search for the suspect by the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI); Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF); and Swat officers. Mr Reinking was already known to the authorities, having been arrested last year after entering a restricted area near the White House.

Source: Global News

Nuclear attack warning in Winnipeg was a prank: Here’s how to spot fake alerts

Today 11:48 GMT

A loudspeaker blaring a warning of an imminent nuclear attack against Canadians startled many Winnipeg residents Sunday evening.

WATCH: Most LTE mobile devices in Canada now able to receive wireless emergency alerts. Although the alert turned out to be a hoax, residents were visibly shaken, not knowing if nuclear weapons were indeed barrelling towards Canada. “This is obviously a very serious thing … It was a very troublesome message and we would like to find out who did this.”

Source: Washington Post

‘There was so much left for him’: Mourning for victims of Waffle House shooting, who were all in their 20s

Today 11:49 GMT

The shooting unleashed a nearly 34-hour manhunt for Reinking, who was arrested in a wooded area about a mile from the Waffle House on Monday afternoon.

When he ran out of the bathroom where he had been hiding from gunfire that broke out at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville early Sunday, he was looking for Akilah.

Source: ABC News

Waffle House shooting suspect captured after 4 slain

Today 11:48 GMT

The suspected gunman in the Waffle House shooting near Nashville, Tennessee, that left four dead was captured Monday afternoon, police said.

It’s unclear whether Reinking managed to get that far after the shooting or whether the laptop case was left there before the shooting, Aaron said. He also said that several hours after the Waffle House massacre Sunday, a laptop case containing a card with Reinking's name written on it was found at a truck stop at Interstate 24 and Old Hickory Boulevard, about 20 miles from area Reinking was last spotted.

Source: New York Times

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

Today 11:49 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.

Source: Reuters

Facebook releases long-secret rules on how it polices the service

Today 11:47 GMT

Facebook has faced fierce criticism from governments and rights groups in many countries for failing to do enough to stem hate speech and prevent the service from being used to promote terrorism, stir sectarian violence and broadcast acts including murder and suicide.

Facebook is planning a series of public forums in May and June in different countries to get more feedback on its rules, said Mary deBree, Facebook’s head of content policy.

Source: The Guradian

Alabama police leave black woman topless after violent arrest, video shows

Today 11:48 GMT

Police in Alabama wrestled a black woman to the ground, leaving her topless, and threatened to break her arm after they were called to a Waffle House for what her mother said was a dispute over paying for plastic utensils.

Video shows Chikesia Clemons being forced to the ground and handcuffed by two officers while a third leans over her during the incident in the early hours of Sunday in the Mobile suburb of Saraland.

Source: New York Times

Prince’s Family Sues Hospital That Treated His First Opioid Overdose

Today 11:49 GMT

Days after the authorities in Minnesota announced that no one would be criminally charged in the 2016 overdose death of Prince, his next of kin are suing an Illinois hospital that treated the singer for an opioid overdose the week before his fatal incident, according to a suit filed on Monday.

Prince’s family, under the name of a trustee, Michael A. Zimmer, charge in the suit that the singer received improper medical care in the early morning hours of April 15, 2016, after Prince’s private plane made an emergency landing in Moline, Ill., following a show in Atlanta.

Source: Washington Post

The first state dinner can set a tone for a presidency. How will Trump’s fare?

Today 11:49 GMT

At their first state dinner, honoring Indian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, the Obama White House went big.

While hosting is fun (and apparently Mrs. Trump’s favorite part of the gig), a bar will be set for parties to come.

Source: Fox News

Iran spreads lies claiming America supports terrorists after US-led attack on Syria

Today 11:48 GMT

Iran has been filling the airwaves and the Internet with anti-American lies, slander and ridiculous conspiracy theories since the U.S., Britain and France launched missile strikes on Syria April 14 in response to dictator Bashar Assad’s use of chemical weapons to kill his own citizens. Approximately one hour after the multinational military campaign began to punish the Assad regime for chemical weapons use, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis issued a warning about an impeding deception operation by Iran.

Source: New York Times

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google

Today 11:49 GMT

Yonatan Zunger, a former Google privacy engineer now working at human resources start-up Humu, said Europe was holding Google and Facebook to “a much higher bar” when it came to gaining consent from users.

That could begin playing out next month, when Europe enacts sweeping new regulations that prioritize people’s data privacy. The new laws, which require tech companies to ask for users’ consent for their data, are likely to hand Google and Facebook an advantage.

Source: Washington Post

Pompeo likely to fail committee vote, but is all but assured Senate confirmation

Today 11:48 GMT

Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo will likely fail to earn the support of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday.

He has all but clinched a full Senate confirmation vote, when it comes up later this week, after Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III announced his support. “Mike Pompeo will bring a unique perspective to the State Department and is the right person to lead the department,” Manchin (W.Va.) said in a statement, adding that Pompeo “will represent our interests well across the world and provide wise counsel to President Trump on our foreign policy.”

Source: Global News

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

Saturday 14:32 GMT
Source: Fox News

North Korea announces end to missile testing as Trump cites 'big progress'

Saturday 14:32 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘Viva Verdi,’ Say Fans With Very Verdian Names

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Kalidou Koulibaly’s late header seals victory for Napoli over Juventus

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: New York Times

Review: Anna Netrebko Emerges as a Powerful New Tosca at the Met

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: NBC News

‘One Tree Hill’ fans will instantly recognize this charming house — it's for sale!

Monday 13:38 GMT
Source: Common Domain

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

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: BBC

The words that change what colours we see

Monday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: BBC

Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Need STEM Teachers Look to Older Adults

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Matt Smith on The Crown pay gap: 'We should be paid equally'

Today 08:06 GMT

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