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Author: 0 Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offenses by murder" by driving a hijacked truck into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four people and wounding 15 others. Bystrom would not confirm or deny media reports that police had found a bag containing explosives in the truck. Ten of the injured - nine adults and one child - are still being treated in three different hospitals in the city, the Stockholm County Council said Saturday.

Author: 0 Alabama Governor facing impeachment after affair

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's lawyers headed back to court after a new judge was assigned to hear his request to block impeachment proceedings. Bentley has steadfastly refused to resign despite calls from legislative leaders for him to step aside.

Author: 0 Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

Since Scalia's death, the court had been ideologically deadlocked, with four liberal justices and four conservatives. "Not only does he possess unquestionably impressive credentials, but he has also demonstrated a deep and abiding understanding of the proper role of a judge under the Constitution", the seven-term senator said in a statement after the vote.

Author: 0 Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote

Do you support the filibuster, or do you want Gorsuch to get a vote from the Senate? A Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

Author: 0 Brady's BAT Battle; Trump Takes on Tax Reform

Trump's financial interests overseas. But many economists view a VAT as a tax that disproportionately hurts lower-income workers, who typically benefit from a progressive income-tax system. When you're making a major foreign policy decision that involves military action, whether it's a missile strike or any other action, I think that needs to be vetted by the Congress.

U.S. 'Armed and dangerous' man sent 161-page manifesto to Trump
Author: 0 'Armed and dangerous' man sent 161-page manifesto to Trump

A vehicle found burned a short distance from the gun shop is registered to Jakubowski. "Based on advice and information provided this morning by local law enforcement agencies, all School District of Janesville schools have been placed into soft lockdown as a precautionary measure", the message said.

U.S. North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title
Author: 0 North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title

There's a very strong possibility that the first two were won with ineligible players and the NCAA has a history of punishing programs rather than individuals. But as Few said in regard to the missed call, "that's just the way it goes". "That's the biggest thing that we wanted to take care of, because they're a great defensive team", said UNC senior Kennedy Meeks.

U.S. 2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison
Author: 0 2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison

Coroner Gary Watts confirmed he was investigating four deaths at the prison, but wouldn't give any details about how the inmates died. In statement, South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said: "I have asked the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to lead this investigation".

U.S. Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria
Author: 0 Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

US officials said the two sides agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea's to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China acknowledged the need for more balanced trade with the U.S. While it's unclear what the details of the discussion Thursday were, Trump and Xi are scheduled to sit down together again Friday for a working lunch.

U.S. Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live
Author: 0 Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live

The video, which has been removed from Facebook, was also viewed in real time by dozens of people, but no one called authorities, police said. Accompanied by his mom, a second teenager surrendered to police and was arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whose attack was recorded and streamed on Facebook Live, a Chicago police spokesman said Monday.

U.S. GOING NUCLEAR: Republicans Sweep Aside Filibuster To Confirm Gorsuch
Author: 0 GOING NUCLEAR: Republicans Sweep Aside Filibuster To Confirm Gorsuch

Four Democrats broke ranks in the earlier vote: Sens. The dramatic action was approved by a party-line vote, clearing the way for Republicans to end the Democrats' filibuster of Gorsuch's nomination. Republicans needed 60 votes - at least eight Democrats and independents joining the 52-seat majority - to end debate on the nomination and proceed to a final vote.

Author: 0 Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police

Sessions had previously said he hadn't read the Justice Department's pattern-or-practice investigations into widespread police misconduct in places like Ferguson, Missouri, and Chicago, but said he believed they were "anecdotal" based on summaries he had reviewed.

U.S. Twitter challenges USA order for anti-Trump user records
Author: 0 Twitter challenges USA order for anti-Trump user records

The account in question is @ ALT_uscis , a reference to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. She noted that the government's summons to Twitter had boilerplate language but lacked a specific reason for wanting to know the identities.

U.S. Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus
Author: 0 Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

Conservatives might be willing to support that because they would avoid voting for a bill that creates something new, Paul said . Another Caucus member, Rep. The outing came hours after Trump tweeted that talks to rework the nation's healthcare law were still under way. Now, it will be in one form or another.

Author: 0 Wisconsin, New York officials step into milk trade dispute

The post also pointed to Canada's population - less than the state of California - as a reason that USA dairy companies should not blame the new regulation, saying, "No matter how one views the situation, exports to a comparatively small Canadian market - one that's already filled with Canadian milk - are a drop in the bucket that will not solve the problems now impacting the US dairy industry".

U.S. France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI
Author: 0 France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI

Had the United States been fully armed in 1914 (or again in 1939) and ready to help its allies, Germany might not have invaded Western Europe, or at least not have achieved such initial successes. The three years of neutrality had enabled the U.S.to produce and sell the vast quantity of materiel that the first World War relied upon, at an unimaginable scale.

U.S. Marquette girl charged for alleged role in prank that led to death
Author: 0 Marquette girl charged for alleged role in prank that led to death

A spokesman for the prosecutor's office told CBS News they could not provide any further comments on the case at this time. Tysen was removed from life support on Tuesday - exactly three weeks after hanging himself following what his mother insists was a cruel online prank.

U.S. OH quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities
Author: 0 OH quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities

The Wade quadruplets , Aaron, Zachary, Nigel and Nick, seniors at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio, are getting widespread attention for their academic achievements, particularly for gaining entrance into Harvard , Yale and other top Ivy League and prestigious colleges.

Author: 0 USA strike in Syria not enough, further steps needed: Erdogan

US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Syria from the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. The military had been preparing options for a strike against President Bashar Assad since well before 2013, when the Syrian dictator killed more than 1,000 of his own people in a devastating nerve agent attack.

U.S. Janesville gun shop steps up security
Author: 0 Janesville gun shop steps up security

The FBI in Milwaukee said it's offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Jakubowski. "Mr. Jakubowski is known well to officers of the Janesville Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff's Office", said Janesville Police Chief David Moore.