Category Archives: Breaking News

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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Breaking News: Charlotte police dash cam shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot

#breaking #Charlotte police release dash cam video, here clip shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot. pic.twitter.com/ocLhPCzb5u — Michael Downey (@mgdowney) September 24, 2016

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Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest” – Dead at the Age of 74

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.   Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74 by JON SCHUPPE Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Hacker ‘Guccifer’: I Got Inside Hillary Clinton’s Server

The Romanian hacker who first exposed Hillary Clinton’s private email address is making a bombshell new claim — that he also gained access to the former Secretary of State’s “completely unsecured” server. “It was like an open orchid on the … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Announces his Nominee for United States Supreme Court Justice

Today, March 16, 2016, President Obama will make his announcement for Supreme Court Jusitce in the Rose Garden at 11:00am EDT/10:00 CDT. UPDATED with video E-MAIL FROM POTUS: Today, I will announce the person whom I believe is eminently qualified … Continue reading

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