Category Archives: Breaking News

BREAKING: Special Counsel Robert Mueller ends investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday wrapped up his nearly two-year investigation into Donald Trump and Russia and sent his report to Attorney General William Barr. No details of Mueller’s findings have been released, but Barr said he may be … Continue reading

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Breaking: Mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand

What we know so far….. A gunman has entered the crowded Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand at about 1.45pm local time. A second shooting has been confirmed at Linwood Masjid in Linwood, Christchurch. Multiple fatalities have been confirmed. … Continue reading

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Breaking: Rock and Roll legend Fats Domino dies at age 89

The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain’t That A Shame and Blueberry Hill. The New Orleans singer sold more than 65 million records, outselling every 1950s rock and roll act except Elvis Presley. His … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Active Shooter at #MandalayBay Concert in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have shut down part of the Las Vegas Strip after receiving reports of an active shooter. Officer Aden Ocampo-Gomez says deputies are heading to the scene Sunday near Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. University Medical … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Chuck Berry, Key Pioneer of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies at 90

(CNN) — Chuck Berry, a music pioneer often called “the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” was found dead Saturday at a residence outside St. Louis, police in St. Charles County said. Berry, 90, wrote and recorded the rock standards “Johnny … Continue reading

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Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Boko Haram releases 21 #ChibokGirls to Nigerian government

I have tears. 21 girls released, y’all. I’m so happy for them and their families. (CNN) — Boko Haram militants handed over 21 Chibok schoolgirls to Nigerian authorities Thursday after a series of negotiations, Nigeria’s government said, in the first … Continue reading

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