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  • Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures more than a dozen others

    CINCINNATI — They came for a night of music and dancing. They left by fleeing past wounded clubgoers lying on a bloody floor. Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday at the packed Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, a DJ called for security over and over, one man recalled later. Four off-duty police officers were outside in the parking lot. To get in, clubgoers had been searched with an electronic wand to detect hidden weapons. Still, the witness told CNN affiliate WLWT that […]

  • Police: ‘No apparent reason’ for shooting on Vegas Strip bus; man faces murder charges

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada — A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday. Gary Breitling, 57, of Sidney, Montana, was shot and killed Saturday before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle, shutting down the Strip for hours, the Clark County coroner’s office said. He died at a hospital. Rolando Cardenas, 55, […]

  • South Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon, North Carolina: 2017 Final Four is set

    PHOENIX, Arizona — The North Carolina Tarheels punched their ticket to the Final Four in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, knocking off the Kentucky Wildcats 75-73 in the NCAA South Regional Final. UNC’s Luke Maye sealed the deal with a long jumper that swished through the net with only a third of a second remaining. The Tarheels will play Oregon, the No. 3 seed in the Midwest, on Saturday for a shot to play in the Finals on April 3. On […]

  • All eyes on President Trump, Speaker Ryan relationship after health care defeat

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Not long after President Donald Trump told his Twitter followers to watch Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro’s show Saturday night, March 25th, the host and President Trump ally took to the screen to deliver a harsh rebuke of House Speaker Paul Ryan. “Paul Ryan needs to step down as speaker of the House,” Pirro said. “The reason? He failed to deliver the votes on his health care bill. The one trumpeted to repeal and replace Obamacare. […]

  • 14 of 29 inmates at large after tunnel prison break in Mexico

    MEXICO — Fourteen of 29 inmates are still on the run after they made an audacious escape by tunneling underneath a Mexican prison wall, authorities said Sunday, March 26th. The inmates escaped Thursday, March 23rd from a prison in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas state secretariat of security said Saturday Following the escape, security officials destroyed unauthorized shelters constructed by inmates on prison grounds and searched cells. In reaction to those efforts, a riot broke out in the prison Friday night. Three […]

  • United Airlines in Twitter trouble over dress code rules; “girls in leggings” unable to board

    DENVER, Colorado — An obscure dress code requirement that is part of a United Airlines employee perk caused a stir on Twitter on Sunday, March 26th. The dust-up over United’s rules came after Shannon Watts, the founder of the anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action, tweeted about seeing a United gate agent refuse to allow “girls in leggings” board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis “because spandex is not allowed.” “I guess @united not letting women wear athletic wear?” Watts […]

  • US: Airstrikes hit ISIS in area where civilian deaths are alleged

    The US military conducted airstrikes at a location in western Mosul more than a week ago where there were allegations of civilian casualties, US Central Command said Saturday. The military said it determined that warplanes struck ISIS fighters and equipment March 17 in an area of west Mosul where there are allegations of civilian casualties. The coalition is now investigating whether those casualties occurred, how they occurred and how many civilians may have been killed, according to a US defense […]

  • Upstate NY couple accused of killing adopted son before fire

    Foul play was suspected from the first moments the disabled boy’s body was discovered in the ashes of an upstate New York home. Jeffrey Franklin, a 16-year-old adopted child with special needs, did not perish in an early-morning blaze that appeared to have started in the wood stove that heated the house in the town of Guilford, about an hour and half southeast of Syracuse, investigators said. “Early on, almost immediately at the scene that night, some red flags went […]

  • Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds celebrated at public memorial

    The lives of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher continue to be celebrated. More than a thousand people paid tribute to the mother-daughter duo at a public memorial on Saturday, held near their burial sites at Forest Lawn cemetery in Los Angeles. The event, organized by Todd Fisher, Reynolds’ son and brother of Carrie, befit the Hollywood screen legends with singing, dancing and a cameo by a “Star Wars” character. Fisher spoke lovingly about his sister and mother, who died in […]

  • North Carolina dog gets new prosthetic paws

    NORTH CAROLINA — A rescued puppy born with no feet received a life-changing gift — a new pair of paws! According to WTVD, Boston Terrier, “Teddy,” had stubs for feet and no pads on his front paws. While he has plenty of energy, his front paws are starting to callous and cause him pain. His owner decided to have two prosthetic front paws made for him, which cost her $2,900. “I don’t think an animal is just an animal. I think […]

  • Mindy Kaling disses Sen. Cory Booker and gets a dinner date

    It’s like a modern romcom featuring a television star and a politician — complete with a social media twist. What started out as a diss on Hulu series “The Mindy Project” may lead to a dinner date between the show’s actress Mindy Kaling and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. A recent episode of the show featured Kaling’s character, Mindy Lahiri, puzzled that the senator attended a friend’s event. “Cory Booker? I can’t believe he came,” Kaling’s character said on the […]

  • GameStop to close 100+ stores

    NEW YORK — It’s game over for more than 100 GameStop retail locations. The company announced earlier this week that it’s shutting down 2% to 3% of its stores. That means as many as 190 stores could be on the chopping block. GameStop currently operates more than 6,600 stores globally, including 4,400 in the United States. It’s unclear how many domestic stores the Texas-based company plans to close. The retailer of new and used video games has been on shaky […]