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Teens charged in carjacking of Baltimore County teacher
Baltimore County Police say four teenage girls attacked a pregnant teacher at an elementary school, stealing the teacher's purse and car. The Baltimore Sun reports the girls showed up at a Parkville elementary school on Friday under the guise of enrolling a child, then approached the teacher in the parking lot. Police say they knocked a cellphone out of her hand, and the teacher turned to run but fell.
Armenian prime minister resigns amid protests
The official website of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan says he has resigned. ___ 3:55 p.m. Thousands of anti-government protesters are continuing to rally on the streets of the Armenian capital as the demonstrations enter their second week. The protests began earlier this month against the appointment of former President Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister, part of Armenia's transition to a governmental system that reduces the powers of the presidency and bolsters those of the premier.
Houston police: Woman sets car on fire with children inside
Authorities in Houston have taken a woman into custody after witnesses reported she set her car on fire as she sat inside with her three children. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the woman was at a car wash Sunday evening when she began repeatedly revving the engine to the point that it caught fire. Witnesses told investigators that at one point she said, We're going to see Jesus.
Ainsley Earhardt: 'God put me here for a reason' -- Read an excerpt from 'The Light Within Me'
I don't know the complete answer to this question except to say that God put me here for a reason and that reason has nothing to do with me becoming famous. For me, the reason was simple: I wanted to be there so badly that I burst into tears. Instead of a speaking part I ended up in the background wearing a red dress and eating cotton candy.
Shark Tank loser's invention now worth millions
If the world's richest man thinks this invention is worth buying, then there's probably something to it. Shark Tank investors are probably kicking themselves after passing on an invention that was later snapped up. We're guessing some of the Shark Tank stars might be privately shedding some tears of their own. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool's board of directors.
7 in 10 Americans could miss out on this $8.7 trillion opportunity
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Where does the new prince fit in the line for the throne
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Duchess Kate of Cambridge gave birth Monday in London to a new little prince of Cambridge. The baby is the third for former Kate Middleton, 36, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, 35, and is the sixth great-grandchild for Queen Elizabeth II. The new prince becomes fifth in line to the throne.
Connecticut university closes because of student illness
A Connecticut university is shutting down for the day after about 100 students fell ill. John Clark, the president of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, says he consulted with state, local and university health officials before deciding to close the school for Monday. He says the decision was made to protect our university community from infection and spread of the disease. About 100 students have come down with stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhea.
Bloomberg donates $4.5M to U.N. climate body after U.S. cuts
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vowed to write a $4.5 million check to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations to make up the shortfall in the agency's budget caused by US funding cuts. President Donald Trump last year formally announced the US would pull out of the Paris climate accord deal, stating that it was not fair. Congress also cut funding for the Bonn, Germany-based UNFCCC from $7.5 million in previous years to $3 million this year.
Golf host encounters alligator eating a turtle
Lauren Thompson, co-host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive, was just hitting the links in Orlando at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes when she stumbled on a creature near the cart path. It was an alligator, which apparently also had a turtle in its mouth. MORE: Cubs coach threw a drink at umpire after Kris Bryant took pitch to the head. Penguins players were visibly disgusted as Flyers fans threw trash on the ice. Javier Baez's antics turned into a game-stopping argument about sign stealing.
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At first, Mr Shaw said Monday, he thought a dishwasher had knocked over some plates. Mr Shaw and his friend raced to the hallway outside the restrooms, taking cover behind a swinging door. As the gunman entered the Waffle House to continue shooting, Mr Shaw recounted on Monday, he looked for a moment to fight back. Mr Shaw went to the hospital to treat a burned hand - he had grabbed the rifle's hot barrel - and other injuries.
Waffle House shooter thinks Taylor Swift was stalking him
The Nashville Waffle House gunman, who is still on the run after police say he killed four and injuring several others with an AR-15 rifle, was apparently suffering from delusions of pop star Taylor Swift harassing and stalking him. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita.
Four presidents, first ladies strike pose for history in iconic photo
CLOSE Melania Trump, the Obamas and Clintons sit together at Barbara Bush's funeral. Barbara Bush died Tuesday, April 17. In the shot are first lady Melania Trump along with Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama. President Trump did not join the 1,500 mourners, a fairly common tradition for serving presidents when former first ladies pass.
In Tuesday's Arizona election, keep an eye on the margin
In the eight major contests of 2017 and 2018, Democrats have outperformed Hillary Clinton's margin in these same districts/states by, on average, about 12 points. More importantly, the Cook Political Report's David Wasserman says the margin could offer clues about Arizona's key Senate race in November. On Meet the Press yesterday, top White House legislative aide Marc Short said that denuclearization means no longer possessing nuclear weapons. E views having deliverable nuclear weapons as his ticket to dying as an old man in his bed.
Here's the line of succession to the British throne
The succession to the British throne is regulated not only through descent but also by Parliamentary statute, according to the Royal Family's website. Princess William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, having their third child, the line of succession has changed. Here's a look at who currently is in line for the throne after Queen Elizabeth II, who is 92. At only 4 years old, Prince George of Cambridge is third in line of succession to the British throne.
Pakistani man arrested for burning Christian woman to death
A Pakistani official says police have arrested a Muslim man on charges of burning a minority Christian woman to death for refusing his marriage offer. Police official Ijaz Shahid in eastern Punjab province says the suspect, identified as Rizwan Gujar, last week hurled gasoline at Asma Yaqub outside her home in the city of Sialkot and set her on fire before fleeing the scene. The official says Yaqub was taken to a hospital in the city of Lahore where she died on Sunday night.
Royal baby: It's a boy! Duchess Kate gives birth to third royal baby, palace says
She was admitted to St Mary's early Monday in the early stages of labor, Kensington Palace said in a statement. One minute after 11 a.m. local time, she gave birth to her third royal baby, who weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, the palace said in a statement. The baby, whose name the palace has not yet announced, was born on St George's Day, marking England's patron saint.
South Korea stops blasting K-pop at North Korea across the DMZ ahead of nuclear talks
Seoul had been blasting propaganda messages and K-pop songs from border loudspeakers since the North's fourth nuclear test in early 2016. The North quickly matched the South's action with its own border broadcasts and launches of balloons carrying anti-South Korea leaflets across the border. South Korea turned off its broadcasts on Monday to ease military tensions and establish an environment for peaceful talks, Seoul's Defense Ministry said in a statement.
The best European museum exhibits for spring 2018
Museums throughout the continent typically open some of the year's best exhibits at this popular time of year. Through June 3, 2018 Get up-close-and-personal with royals, aristocrats and wealthy citizens of Europe through grand, full-length portraits at the Dutch national museum this spring. Jews, an Italian Story: The First Thousand Years at The National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara, Italy.
U.S. mass shooting survivors pay it forward with two short films
Tim McGrath emerged from the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, physically unscathed, but his heart breaks whenever another person with a gun makes headlines in the United States. All the experiences are true, ranging from flashbacks, crass comments, guilt and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as coping mechanisms learned at the Aurora Resilience Center. I was going to therapists and reading tomes about psychology and PTSD and ways to get through it.

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