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    Separate ways for One Direction

    (CNN) — That sound you just heard was the crash of hearts breaking all over the world. Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction. “After five incredible years Zayn Malik has decided to leave One Direction,” the band said on its Facebook page and tweeted out to its 22.9 million Twitter followers. “Niall, Harry, Liam and Louis will continue as a four-piece and look forward to the forthcoming concerts of their world tour and recording their fifth album, due to be […]

  • Michael Price was killed Tuesday 24, 2015. He was delivery pizza to  a home in the Lower 9th Ward. Price, 36, leaves behind a wife and three kids.

    Murdered pizza delivery driver leaves behind wife & 3 kids

    For the second time in 6 months, another pizza delivery driver is shot and killed. The NOPD is looking for the suspect(s) responsible for gunning down a Domino's employee in the Lower Ninth Ward.

  • New call to arm TSA agents

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — In the wake of a violent machete attack at a airport security checkpoint, the union that represents Transportation Security Administration officers is calling for a new elite force that would be armed and authorized to use deadly force at airports across the U.S. Currently, the union says, those powers are relegated to a patchwork of local police forces who don’t report to the TSA. J. David Cox, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, said […]

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    Sen. Ted Cruz announces 2016 candidacy

    (CNN) – Ted Cruz is first out the gate. The first-term senator from Texas announced early Monday he is running for president. Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in a 30-second video message in a tweet shortly after midnight Monday. Later in the day, he will appear at Virginia’s Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the world, where he will make his in-person declaration. I'm running for President and I hope to earn your support! pic.twitter.com/0UTqaIoytP […]

  • A UVA student's arrest has sparked an uproar and allegations of police brutality.

    Uproar over UVA student’s arrest

    (CNN) — “Hey! His head is bleeding! Yo, his head is bleeding!” a bystander screams. Martese Johnson is lying face-down on the pavement, blood flowing from his forehead. He was injured when agents from Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control took him to the ground, trying to arrest him for public intoxication and obstruction of justice. As he’s pinned to the ground, video captures him yelling: “I go to UVA! … You f****** racists! What the f***? How did this happen?” An […]

  • Pres. Obama and Israeli PM Netanyahu

    Netanyahu sets up potential new rift with U.S.

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out the creation of a Palestinian state Monday, setting off another potential showdown with the Obama administration should the Israeli leader prevail at the ballot box the following day. In the campaign’s waning hours, an embattled Netanyahu tried to make the case that he deserved a third term in office because he best can handle threats to Israel and that a Palestinian state won’t be formed because of the danger it […]

  • Pastor Creflo Dollar, taken from his verified Twitter account.

    Pastor’s request for new plane taken offline

    (CNN) — Creflo Dollar was hoping a few folks would see fit to bless him, but got a ton of backlash instead. The minister, known for being a prosperity preacher at his Atlanta-area World Changers Church International, is seeking “200,000 people committed to sow $300 or more (to) help achieve our goal to purchase the G650 airplane.” The figures were presented Friday in a nearly six-minute video on the Creflo Dollar Ministries website, totaling more than $60 million needed to […]

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    Why are these NFLers retiring early?

    By Roxanne Jones Editor’s note: Roxanne Jones, a founding editor of ESPN Magazine and former vice president at ESPN, has worked as a producer and as a reporter at the New York Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She was named a 2010 Woman of the Year by Women in Sports and Events. Jones is a co-author of “Say It Loud: An Illustrated History of the Black Athlete” and CEO of the Push Marketing Group. The opinions expressed in this […]


    Marines, soldiers missing in FL after crash

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (ABC NEWS)– Seven Marines and four soldiers were reported missing early this morning after a helicopter crashed during a night training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, base officials said. The soldiers were from a Hammond-based National Guard unit. Eglin Air Force Base spokesman Andy Bourland told ABC News that it’s unknown if weather played a factor. “There was fog. I do not know at this time if it was a contributing factor, but when our […]

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    Gov. Jindal co-signs Senate letter to Iran

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Hillary Clinton lambasted Senate Republicans who penned a letter aimed at undermining President Barack Obama’s nuclear negotiations with Iran, calling the move “out of step with the best traditions of American leadership.” The Democratic frontrunner for the 2016 presidential campaign told reporters at the United Nations on Tuesday that “one has to ask, what was the purpose of this letter?” I support the letter sent by @SenTomCotton & his colleagues to Iran warning them that Congress will […]


    ‘Eco-terrorism’ threat to poison infant formula in New Zealand

    (CNN) — New Zealand police have revealed a threat to contaminate infant formula and other dairy formula with poison, in an apparent attempt to blackmail the government over its pest control policies. Police appealed for public help to find the alleged blackmailer, at a press conference in Wellington Tuesday. They revealed an investigation had been underway since November, when anonymous letters were sent to giant dairy cooperative Fonterra and a farmers’ lobby group. The letters were accompanied by small packages […]

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    Obama, Biden, Iranians slam GOP senators’ letter

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama slammed Republican senators who penned a letter attempting to warn Iran that any pending nuclear agreement will face their scrutiny, claiming they were aligning themselves with Iranian “hard-liners.” “I think it’s somewhat ironic to see some members for Congress wanting to make common cause with the hard-liners in Iran. It’s an unusual coalition,” Obama said Monday ahead of a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk. READ SEN. COTTON’S LETTER: CLICK HERE. “I think […]