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Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter Click Here to Open in a New Window

Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letterAt an impromptu memorial in Times Square, the father of the young woman who was killed there last week has placed a letter of thanks to the city.



ISIS Supporters Cheer Ariana Grande Concert Bombing Click Here to Open in a New Window

ISIS Supporters Cheer Ariana Grande Concert BombingAlthough the Islamic State (IS) group has not taken responsibility for the attack, Twitter accounts affiliated with the terrorist organization sent out celebratory messages.



Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation' Click Here to Open in a New Window

Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation'The wife of Jakarta's Christian governor told a tearful press conference Tuesday her husband had withdrawn his appeal against a blasphemy conviction and two-year jail term for the good of Indonesia. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama was jailed this month for insulting the Koran while campaigning for re-election, a shock decision that stoked concern about rising religious intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation. The blasphemy allegations against Purnama, Jakarta's first non-Muslim governor for half a century and first ethnic Chinese leader, sparked mass protests spearheaded by radicals.



American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount Everest Click Here to Open in a New Window

American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount EverestTwo years ago, Dr. Roland Yearwood from Alabama, survived an avalanche while climbing Everest.



Mississippi lawmaker 'sorry' he urged lynching for statue removal Click Here to Open in a New Window

Mississippi lawmaker 'sorry' he urged lynching for statue removalA Mississippi state lawmaker who called for the lynching of Louisiana officials for removing pro-slavery era monuments apologized on Monday after his comments sparked a firestorm of criticism. Republican Representative Karl Oliver had taken to Facebook on Saturday to criticize the removal of monuments in New Orleans that city leaders deemed racially offensive. The last of the four statues, of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, was taken down on Friday.



Betsy DeVos Elaborates On School Choice Click Here to Open in a New Window

Betsy DeVos Elaborates On School ChoiceEven though Education Secretary Betsy DeVos did not give away any specifics, she did stress on the importance of holding states accountable when it comes to education and making them answerable to parents, not the government.



'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation Click Here to Open in a New Window

'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontationA leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi.



Breathtaking photography series showcases beauty of night sky in areas with no light pollution Click Here to Open in a New Window

Breathtaking photography series showcases beauty of night sky in areas with no light pollutionTwo photographers have made a set of images exploring the magnificent night skies still found in North American and the grave threat of light pollution.



Sanders and Schumer say Trump’s budget takes a ‘sledgehammer to the middle class’ Click Here to Open in a New Window

Sanders and Schumer say Trump’s budget takes a ‘sledgehammer to the middle class’Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticized President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal for cuts to domestic programs. Schumer said, “The Trump budget takes a sledgehammer to the middle class and to working-class Americans.”



China gasps at airy speech by grad student in US Click Here to Open in a New Window

China gasps at airy speech by grad student in USA young Chinese woman has drawn criticism on social media after unfavourably comparing her homeland's air and politics to those in the US during her graduation speech at an American university. Speaking at the University of Maryland, Yang Shuping said that coming to the United States had been a breath of "fresh air" after growing up in China. "The moment I inhaled and exhaled outside the airport, I felt free," she continued, drawing a parallel between China's notorious air pollution and its similarly choking restrictions on political speech.



Manchester United: Royal Family, Celebrities Show Support for City After Attack Click Here to Open in a New Window

Manchester United: Royal Family, Celebrities Show Support for City After AttackISIS is taking credit for the attack, which claimed the lives of 22 people.



Neo-Nazi Connected To Double Murder Arrested After FBI Finds Explosive Materials Click Here to Open in a New Window

Neo-Nazi Connected To Double Murder Arrested After FBI Finds Explosive MaterialsFBI agents found chemicals used to make explosives, Nazi propaganda and a framed picture of the Oklahoma City bomber.





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