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Baylor defeats Notre Dame in classic NCAA women’s basketball final

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Baylor guard Chloe Jackson (24) scoring the go-ahead basket in Sunday's championship game. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) Chloe Jackson made a driving layup to break an 80-80 tie with 3.9 seconds remaining as Baylor recovered from blowing a 17-point first-half...

US to designate Iran Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Iran's Revolutionary Guard troops march in a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. The Trump administration is preparing...

Suspected rhino poacher killed by elephant, eaten by lions in Kruger National Park, South Africa

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A suspected rhino poacher in South Africa was killed by an elephant before his body was apparently devoured by lions, authorities said. A search team in Kruger National Park was only able to recover a skull and a pair of pants. South African National Parks said Friday that the victim and...

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation letter

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned Sunday. Read the letter she submitted to President Trump below.Mr. President,I hereby resign from the position of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), effective April 7th 2019. It has been my great honor to lead the men and women of the Department as its sixth Secretary. I could not...

‘Just Fall, That’s All’: Sudan Protests Seeking Al-Bashir Ouster Gain Ground

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Protests in Sudan reached a new stage over the weekend, with tens of thousands of people demonstrating in front of army headquarters in Khartoum to demand the departure of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who has wielded authoritarian power for three decades.In what may signal a significant development, some soldiers appeared to be throwing their support...

Kevin McAleenan, new acting DHS boss, has long record in border security

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Kevin K. McAleenan was sworn in as commissioner to U.S. Customs and Border Protection by then-Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in March 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Jennifer Gabris, File)President Trump revealed in a tweet Sunday...

‘Unplanned’ Advances the Abortion Debate

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Ashley Bratcher in Unplanned (Pure Flix Entertainment) Despite a media blackout, the pro-life film is a surprise hit. It’s been two generations since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing many abortions was supposed to put the issue of abortion to rest. Instead, the debate rages on. In January, New York expanded abortion rights, allowing non-doctors to perform abortions until the...

Nielsen leaving DHS after White House meeting with Trump

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President Trump announced Sunday afternoon that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "will be leaving her position" after 16 months in the job.Trump also announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will replace Nielsen, tweeting: "I have confidence that Kevin will do a great job!"Nielsen met with Trump at the White House Sunday amid an ongoing...

Brexit: Deal or No Deal

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A pro-Brexit, yellow-vest protester in London, March 30, 2019 (Henry Nicholls/Reuters) The U.K. needs those European goods, and the Europeans are of course keen to sell them. When the politicians talk about international trade, they always talk about what the businesses in their country can sell. But British businesses, faced with the possibility of an interruption with their trade relations with...