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|What You Need To Know About The Special Election In Arizona
Tuesday is Election Day in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, where
POSTED APRIL 24, 2018 9:02 AM
|Police Arrest Waffle House Shooting Suspect, Ending Manhunt
Travis Reinking, the 29-year-old suspected of killing four people Sunday in a
POSTED APRIL 23, 2018 2:16 PM
|Husband of Southwest incident victim speaks out
The husband of the passenger killed in the mid-air engine explosion aboard a Southwest Airlines plane tells NBC News that his late wife was constantly sending inspirational text messages to friends, spreading love and kindness.
POSTED APRIL 24, 2018 11:40 AM
|13 semi truck drivers line up under bridge to stop man from committing suicide
The Michigan State Police, along with the help of 13 semi truck drivers,
POSTED APRIL 24, 2018 4:08 PM
|French President Emmanuel Macron visits Trump in 3-day trip to Washington
French President Emmanuel Macron makes a state visit to Washington with his wife Brigitte Macron.
POSTED APRIL 25, 2018 11:00 AM
|Young mother killed 'after drunk driver speeds down Texas interstate in wrong direction'
A man faces intoxicated manslaughter charges after he allegedly drove the wrong way on an interstate before crashing into several vehicles, leaving a young mother dead. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office told local media that 31-year-old Guillermo Suarez was driving the vehicle before it sideswiped a vehicle, which caused it to spin out of control and hit another car. Mr Suarez’s vehicle then hit another car head-on, ramming it into a large truck, which then hit a wall.
POSTED APRIL 25, 2018 10:14 AM
|George H.W. Bush said to be doing ‘much better’ after hospitalization
At 93, the longest-living president, according to a family spokesman, is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering.
POSTED APRIL 24, 2018 11:38 AM
|Mummified body of the Shah of Iran 'found in Tehran' construction site
A construction worker in southern Tehran may have stumbled across the mummified body of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the Iranian ruler whose son was overthrown in the revolution of 1979. Builders were carrying out construction work at a Shia shrine in Tehran when they found the body amid a pile of rubble. Pahlavi was buried in a mausoleum nearby after his death in 1944 but the tomb was blown up by Iranian revolutionaries as they tried to erase all traces of the previous regime. The shah’s body was never found in the ruins and has been missing for nearly 40 years. Hassan Khalilabadi, the head of Tehran’s heritage committee, said it was “a possibility” that the corpse may be that of the former Iranian leader. “This will be examined by responsible bodies," he said. The body was reportedly found by construction workers Pahlavi was a military officer who overthrew the ruling Persian dynasty in 1921 and seized power for himself, first becoming the country’s prime minister and then its monarch. He introduced widespread reforms and is credited by some as the founder of modern Iran. But he was forced from power in 1941 by British and Russian troops and abdicated in favour of his son. Pahlavi went into exile and died in South Africa in 1944. His son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was overthrown during the Iranian revolution in 1979. Reza Shah's body as it was buried in 1944 Pahlavi’s legacy is a taboo subject for Iran’s government. While his son is still deeply controversial, some Iranians think fondly of the older Pahlavi because of his modernisation programme and his expansion of some freedoms for women. During the widespread protests in Iran in late 2017 and early 2018, many protesters shouted out Pahlavi’s name as a way of defying Iran’s revolutionary regime. “Reza Shah, bless your soul,” people cried. If the body found in Tehran is indeed that of Reza Shah Pahlavi, Iran’s current rulers may have a delicate task figuring out what to do with it. Islamic custom demands that all bodies be treated with respect but Iranian authorities will also be wary of allowing it to become a rallying point for opposition groups. A spokesman for the Shah Abdol Azim shrine said the body was not Pahlavi’s. "All the rumours on the social media that claim this mummified body belongs to Reza Shah are false and void of any truth,” he said. Reza Shah Pahlavi took power in 1921 but was forced to abdicate in 1941 by the UK and the Soviet Union Pahlavi’s grandson, Reza Pahlavi, said in a statement that he was “closely following” the reports that his grandfather’s body had been found. He warned Iran’s government “against any secrecy or lack of transparency” in its handling of the body. Iranian authorities said the body had been reburied. It was not immediately clear what steps Iran planned to take to verify if the body did belong to Pahlavi. A widely-shared photograph on social media appeared to show an Iranian construction work taking a selfie with the body after discovering it at the foot of his bulldozer.
POSTED APRIL 24, 2018 9:05 AM
|Man who shot 2 police officers, 1 civilian in Dallas arrested
Authorities arrested the man accused of shooting two police officers and a security guard, and leading officers on a massive manhunt. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
POSTED APRIL 25, 2018 5:41 AM
|Mick Mulvaney Admits He Spoke Only To Lobbyists Who Paid Him
Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's budget director and the acting head of
POSTED APRIL 25, 2018 12:37 AM