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Brussels metro station to reopen following Brussels attacks

Brussels metro station to reopen following Brussels attacks

For the first time since the attacks which took place in the city in March, the metro station at Maelbeek in the city has reopened. According to the spokesman of the League of Intercommunaux Transport of Brussels (STIB), Francoise Ledune, all Brussels metro stations are functional and subway runs at usual time before the attacks. Read More »

Teen shoots two outside prom before cop kills him

Teen shoots two outside prom before cop kills him

An 18-year-old gunman who injured two students at a high school prom in northern Wisconsin Saturday night died after he was shot by police, officials said. According to a Facebook post by the Unified School District of Antigo, classes at Antigo High School will resume on Monday. Several agencies conducted a thorough search of Antigo High School and the on-site ... Read More »

Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea found off Bermuda coast

Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea found off Bermuda coast

A boat that carried two Florida teenagers, who were lost at sea in the summer of 2015, was located about 100 miles off the coast of Bermuda, according to reports. On March 18, a Norwegian ship found the boat used by Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen. Officials told the boys’ parents they could release the information whenever they were ready. ... Read More »

Gavin Grimm: ‘Transgender teen’ wins key legal appeal

Gavin Grimm: Trans teen wins key legal appeal

Gavin Grimm appeals ruling threatens key provision of North Carolina law. A transgender student who challenged Gloucester High School after he was denied access to the boys’ bathroom won his appeal in the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Gavin Grimm was born a female, but has the gender identity of a male. The appeals court decision reverses the prior ... Read More »

Canadian death toll in Ecuador earthquake rises to four

Canadian death toll in Ecuador earthquake rises to four

International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says that four Canadians are confirmed dead as a result of Saturday’s earthquake in Ecuador. Jennifer Mawn and her son, Arthur Laflamme, were reportedly killed when the roof of their residence caved in as the 7.8-magnitude quake struck Saturday night. While the assessment team is typically sent as a precursor to Canada’s Disaster Assistance Response ... Read More »

Ben and Jerry Arrested: ‘Ice Cream Co-Founders’ Busted During in Democracy Spring protest

Ben and Jerry Arrested: Ice Cream Co-Founders Busted During in Democracy Spring protest

The two founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream were arrested Monday at a protest at the U.S. Capitol. The protests began early this month with a 140-mile march from Philadelphia to D.C. and continued with a week-long sit-in to demand Congressional action on voting rights and campaign finance. Cohen and Greenfield were among some 1,300 peaceful protesters who were ... Read More »

World’s oldest dog dies aged 30; in her sleep

World's oldest dog dies aged 30, in her sleep

A dog believed to be the oldest in the world has died at the grand old age of 30 on a farm in Australia. Maggie the Kelpie lived on a dairy farm in Australia, and had a wonderful life pottering around in the sunshine, sleeping in the shade and sniffing around the yard. She didn’t have a birth certificate but ... Read More »

Yosef Haim Ben-David: ‘Israeli killer of Palestinian teen’ convicted of murder

Yosef Haim Ben-David: Israeli killer of Palestinian teen convicted of murder

Yosef Haim Ben-David, 30, convicted for gruesome July 2014 murder of east Jerusalem Arab teenager ‎Muhammad Abu Khdeir‎ that helped spark Gaza war later that summer. Prosecutors said Yosef Haim Ben-David was the mastermind behind the killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khudair, who was bludgeoned, strangled and burned alive in a gruesome killing the shocked the world. Read More »

Five Dead in ‘Unprecedented’ Houston Floods

Five Dead in 'Unprecedented' Houston Floods

Drenching rain, which brought flash floods to much of eastern and southern Texas on Sunday and Monday, deluged Houston, killing at least five and leading to scores of water rescues. Two bodies were found in a vehicle which was spotted on traffic cameras driving around barricades as the driver attempted to navigate a flooded underpass in the city. Another person, ... Read More »