Here are the stories making headlines today.
At least 13 people were killed by an explosion at a Coptic Christian church in northern Egypt during a service to celebrate Palm Sunday, state media reported.
Two days after the US launched military strikes on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack widely blamed on the Assad regime, Haley said the departure of Assad was inevitable. Before Tuesday’s attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun, which killed 89 people, Haley had said toppling Assad was not a priority.
Police Capt. Osman Mohamed said the attack was an assassination attempt against the new Somali military chief, Ahmed Mohamed Irfid. The attack happened on a busy street between the military academy and the ministry of defense headquarters. The bomber tried to drive into a convoy carrying Irfid, but missed and rammed into a minibus carrying passengers.
She told the audience about the details — three people had died and two were injured when an SUV and truck collided in Pithaura.
“We all love Trump, don’t we? We do. We do,” Baldwin’s commander-in-chief said. “I just had an amazing week, folks. I met with leaders from China, Egypt, and Jordan. Gorsuch was confirmed, the media is saying nice things and nobody is talking about Russia. Wow, what a difference 59 Tomahawk missiles can make.”
The space rock, known by the very dull name of 2014 JO25 will safely fly by Earth on April 19, according to NASA. The chances of it pounding our planet and leaving us for the dead? Zero, experts say.
Dozens of people gathered on the cliffs of Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz to watch the 8-foot shark trapped in the shallow reef. Video from CNN affiliate KSBW then captured the still-alive shark rolling in the incoming tide — bruised and bloodied.
The mile-long, 118-feet-wide tunnel will pass through the narrowest part of the Stad peninsula in western Norway, allowing freight and passenger ships to bypass the stormy, exposed Stadhavet Sea and avoid a highly treacherous part of the Scandinavian nation’s coastline.
The Trump administration appears divided on whether the U.S. is pursuing a policy of regime change in Syria, days after the first direct American military attack against the Syrian government. Thursday’s strike “was related solely to the most recent horrific use of chemical weapons,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on Sunday.
“Saturday Night Live” took on Kendall Jenner’s yanked Pepsi commercial with a reimagined behind-the-scenes look at some golden boy director who’s convinced he’s got a killer diversity ad. The director, played by Beck Bennet, gets a call from his sister, and he waxes rhapsodic about the ad as a “kind of a homage to the resistance.”
Just 11 weeks into office, President Donald Trump has bombed Syria. The president announced Thursday that he had launched a missile strike on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a deadly chemical weapon attack perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. The chemical attack, carried out earlier this week, left at least 70 dead.
WASHINGTON ― On Thursday night, President Donald Trump authorized the military to launch several dozen cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at a Syrian airfield. The strike was meant to punish Syria’s President Bashar Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons to attack his own citizens.
Half of Americans support President Donald Trump’s airstrikes against Syria in retaliation for the Syrian government’s reported use of chemicals weapons on its citizens, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey. The poll also found some Americans concerned about Trump’s preparation for the attack and his failure to seek congressional authorization.
VATICAN CITY, April 9 (Reuters) – Pope Francis condemned a deadly blast at a church in Egypt and said at a Palm Sunday Mass that the world was suffering from wars, terrorism and “interests that are armed and ready to strike.”
Real estate developers use a lot of clever techniques to sell apartments, but this is a new one: stomach-churning fear, with a splash of luxury. Situated 40 stories above the city of Houston, with a glass bottom view of the street below, the sky pool at the Market Square Tower probably seemed like a good idea when the developers of this high rise came up with it.
“And then Kendall Jenner comes up to a police officer and gives him a Pepsi, everybody celebrates, and … no? Are you sure that’s tone-deaf?” Yeah. We’re sure. We’re all very sure.
The checklist for college freshmen in 2017? Textbooks, mini-fridges, and Netflix. A new study reports that a whopping 92 percent of college students have access to Netflix. In that same survey by LendEDU, only 8 percent of college students said that they didn’t have an account.
Taking a risk on college applications isn’t always advised, but for high school senior Ziad Ahmed, the answer to “What matters to you, and why?” wasn’t necessarily a risk. The American-Muslim teenager answered that Stanford University application question with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter over and over again until the word limit was reached.
The Easter Bunny has a gift for Tesla owners: a simple way to find Easter eggs hidden in the electric car’s interface. That’s at least what Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at with a tweet Friday.