• ‘Robbery of the century’: Brazen heist erupts into gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil
  • French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says
  • Fresno hate crime suspect describes anger toward white men
  • San Antonio Mayor: Atheists Are ‘Broken People’ Who Cause Poverty
  • Happy Earth Day! Here Are All The Terrible Things Donald Trump Has Done So Far.

‘Robbery of the century’: Brazen heist erupts into gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

(CNN)More than 50 people took part in a multi-million dollar heist in Paraguay that authorities were calling the “robbery of the century.” The group made off with money from several vaults inside Prosegur, a private security firm in Ciudad del Este, police said. Ciudad del Este is Paraguay’s second-largest city and is along the border with Brazil and Argentina. A police officer was killed during Monday’s shootout that started around…

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French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says

(CNN)French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign was targeted in recent weeks by hackers using methods similar to the hacks in the United States targeting the Democratic National Committee last year, according to a new report by cybersecurity researchers. Tokyo-based cybersecurity firm Trend Micro says it discovered four phony Web domain names that were very similar to the domain names of the Macron campaign — presumably to try to trick careless…

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Fresno hate crime suspect describes anger toward white men

(CNN)A black man accused of fatally shooting three white men in what police are calling a hate crime said that he “snapped” after thinking “about all the injustice and the atrocities that my people go through.” Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, allegedly shot at the men at random in downtown Fresno, California on April 18. At the time, Muhammad was already wanted by police in the fatal shooting of Carl Williams,…

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San Antonio Mayor: Atheists Are ‘Broken People’ Who Cause Poverty

Speaking at a candidates forum early this month, Mayor Ivy Taylor was asked what she thought were the deepest systemic causes of generational poverty in the city.In a video posted online by NOWCastSA,she said: Taylor said thats not something I work on as mayor, apparently referring to the religious elements of her answer, but added that from a policy angle she attempted to solve the issue through education. Taylor also…

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Happy Earth Day! Here Are All The Terrible Things Donald Trump Has Done So Far.

Almost 100 days into Trumps tenure, the fears of environmentalists, scientists, public health advocates have been confirmed and then some. On the day Trump took office, a page devoted to climate change action on the White House website disappeared. Four days later, Trump signed executive orders reviving the controversialKeystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, a move that set the tone for a series of swift and sweeping changes to the…

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Head to head: How Le Pen and Macron compare

(CNN)The French electorate gave the country’s political establishment a wake-up call Sunday as it voted for two outsider presidential candidates: one who has never held elected office and the other the leader of France’s far-right party. Fed up of the parties that have dominated French politics for decades, voters opted for the two politicians that promised the biggest shakeup — Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, early results indicated. They…

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Macron and Le Pen: How two outsiders defeated France’s political elite

(CNN)A political novice who has never before stood for elected office is facing off against a far-right nationalist from the fringes of French politics — it’s safe to say France’s presidential election is one for the history books. Voters collectively turned up their noses at the political establishment Sunday, in the first round of the French presidential election. With 97% of polling stations declared, the stage is set for a…

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Nafisah Baba wins BBC Young Dancer 2017 prize – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNafisah Baba performs “Inescapable” in the grand final Nafisah Baba has won the BBC’s Young Dancer 2017 prize, beating four other finalists. Baba, 20, a contemporary dancer from London, was crowned at Sadler’s Wells theatre in the capital by ex-Royal Ballet star Darcey Bussell. Baba – who started ballet aged three – is a company member with post-graduate dance company Chrysalis London….

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Seven ways it helps to have rich parents – BBC News

The upshot is that today’s young adults are the first generation since at least World War Two not to start their working lives with higher incomes than those born before them. By their early thirties, the 1980s generation had accumulated wealth of about 27,000 each, on average. By the time they had reached the same age, the 1970s generation had twice as much wealth on average – 53,000 each. A…

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To Ray Davies, America is a ‘beautiful but dangerous’ place – BBC News

“Then it turned out to be a pop hit.” Somewhat disingenuously, he tells the BBC You Really Got Me was supposed to be The Kinks’ only song (even though it was their third single). “I wanted that to be a hit and then I was going to get out of town,” he says. “Unfortunately they asked me to write another one, and another one.” Image caption The Kinks’ hits included…

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The seats that could decide the election – BBC News

There are 650 constituencies in the United Kingdom. But the election campaign over the coming weeks will be concentrated in the marginal battleground seats – the ones with small majorities that are most likely to change hands. There’s no official definition of a marginal seat but people often look at constituencies where the majority – the gap between the first and second placed parties – is under 10%. Most marginal…

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Happy Days Star Erin Moran Dies

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Bill Nye Slams CNN For Putting Climate Change Skeptic On Earth Day Panel

The celebrity scientist slammedCNNs New Dayon Saturday for including William Happera physicist who thinks carbon pollution is a mythand once compared carbon dioxide to the suffering of Jewish people during the Holocaustin anEarth Daypanel on the March for Science protests. I will say, as much as I love the CNN, youre doing a disservice by having one climate change skeptic, and not 97 or 98 scientists or engineers concerned about…

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Why Staffordshire oatcakes are being eaten in Arizona – BBC News

The local “superfans” Image copyright PA Image caption Oatcakes were produced in the “traditional way” at Hanley’s Hole in the Wall Michael even got his neighbours hooked, such is his love of them. Another superfan, Jan Lacey, from Kidsgrove, says she takes oatcakes on holidays to Cornwall – including for family members living in the South West. She passed on her love of the “Tunstall tortilla” by weaning her now…

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The icing on the cake – BBC News

“I provided the props and made the cake. The photos I received are amazing and the total cost to me was about 20.” Image copyright Family photo Image caption Twins Amara and Maya “enjoyed the sugar rush” Twins Amara and Maya were treated to their own pink cake smash by their proud father Bhav. “Needless to say, they enjoyed the sugar rush although the clean-up afterwards was hard work,” he…

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91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

(CNN)Thousands of homes have been evacuated as firefighters continue to battle 91 wildfires across Florida, the state’s forest service said. Since Thursday, more than 25,000 acres have burned in the state, Florida Forest Service spokesman Joe Zwierzchowski told CNN. “The state is really dry. Thank God we have the firefighters we have all around the state,” Florida Governor Rick Scott told reporters. Out of the 91 wildfires, two fires caused…

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How US, Indonesia can both win from strengthening ties

(CNN)The penultimate stop on US Vice President Mike Pence’s tour to Asia was to Indonesia, a strategic move that should send positive signs about the Trump administration’s engagement to trade in the region. The largest country in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is important to the US as it is a vibrant democracy with a young and productive population and strong growth potential. It also has the world’s largest Muslim population and…

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Free hacking tools ‘help young into cyber-crime’ – BBC News

It also draws on information resulting from many more “cease and desist” visits to people the NCA identified as being on the periphery of malicious hacking. Many of the people interviewed and charged were teenagers “unlikely” to be involved in theft, fraud, sex or harassment crimes. The average age of those interviewed and arrested was 17, far lower than for those the NCA picks up for drugs offences (37) or…

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Sarah Palin Reacts To Bill O’Reilly’s Exit By Victim Blaming

During an interview with Jake Tapper on CNNs The Lead, Palin hinted that she wasnt happy during her time as a Fox News contributor but would not divulge details even when asked about Fox News corporate culture in the age of Bill OReilly. Then Palin turned her focus on the women who made accusations of sexual harassment, telling them that its their responsibility to quit their jobs and change the…

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Trump Is Even Less Popular Than United Airlines

United made headlines earlier this month aftera passenger was violently dragged off a flight to make room for an employee. Now a new poll from the left-leaning Public Policy Polling found that the airline had a slightly higher approval rating than the president. Thats pretty much the only bright spot for United; the poll also found that 40 percent believed it was the worst airline in the country. American was…

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French presidential candidates halt campaigns in wake of Paris attack

Paris (CNN)French police are hunting a man identified by Belgian security services in connection with an attack on police officers in Paris Thursday, a French interior ministry spokesman said. A gunman, who shot three police officers on the Champs-Elysee, killing one, was later claimed by ISIS through its media wing Amaq as an Islamic State “fighter” they dubbed “the Belgian.” French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told France’s Europe 1…

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UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

United Nations (CNN)The UN Security Council has formally condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch, demanding that it “immediately” cease further actions that violate resolutions. “The members of the Security Council expressed their utmost concern over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic missile launch in violation of its international obligations,” a statement read. It called…

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How the Paris police shooting could shape the French election

Paris (CNN)In a country riven by increasing divisions, Thursday’s shooting on Paris’ Champs Elysees, which left one police officer dead, has the potential to upend an already contentious and unpredictable election. With a record number of voters still undecided, analysts say the shooting, by a suspect said to be known to French security services for radical Islamist activities, could play into the narrative pushed by the far-right. “This recasts the…

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Arkansas Judge Blocks State From Using Drug For Lethal Injections

lethal injections, due to the drug supplier objecting that the state misleadingly obtained its product. Wednesdays court order effectively blocks the state from carrying out any executions for as long as its in place.The state is trying to execute eight prisoners in 11 daysbefore its supply of midazolam, the first lethal injection drug, expires by months end. The state has already been thwarted in its attempt to carry out what…

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