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  1. No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

    07.24 / 18:19 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WASHINGTON – Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump’s White House bid and declared he has “nothing to hide.” Behind closed doors, Kushner spoke to staff members of the House intelligence committee for nearly three hours at the Capitol, then made a The post No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  2. Highway Patrol: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Dakota crash

    07.24 / 18:19 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    ALCESTER, S.D. – Authorities say two people are dead and eight others are injured after a vehicle slammed into a group of people outside a rehabilitation centre in southeast South Dakota. State Highway Patrol spokesman Tony Mangan says the accident occurred Monday morning outside the Alcester Care and Rehab Center. Alcester is a city of The post Highway Patrol: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Dakota crash appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  3. Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

    07.24 / 17:56 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. At an emotional court hearing, a lawyer for the baby’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, said The post Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  4. Teenage driver livestreams part of deadly crash on Instagram

    07.24 / 17:56 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    MERCED, Calif. – A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that killed her younger sister in California. After a gap in the livestream, the driver is seen standing over the body of the dead girl, saying she was sorry and it was The post Teenage driver livestreams part of deadly crash on Instagram appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  5. Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

    07.24 / 17:34 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    KABUL – A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighbourhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government’s ability to protect Afghanistan’s capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students The post Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24 appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald -…
  6. Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss city

    07.24 / 16:51 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    BERLIN – A man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people at a health insurer’s office Monday in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen, police said, triggering a manhunt for a suspect described as aggressive and psychologically unstable. Suspect Franz Wrousis, 51, has two previous convictions for weapons offences and no fixed residence, authorities said. The post Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss city appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  7. UK parents halt fight over experimental treatment for son

    07.24 / 16:51 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard wept as they dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Charlie’s mother, Connie Yates, hugged her husband Chris Gard as they described their decision The post UK parents halt fight over experimental treatment for son appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  8. Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute

    07.24 / 16:29 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Turkey’s president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a brief statement that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced his support for mediation efforts being led The post Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  9. Driver charged in smuggling-related deaths of 10 immigrants

    07.24 / 16:29 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    SAN ANTONIO – The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, awaited an appearance in federal court later in the day to The post Driver charged in smuggling-related deaths of 10 immigrants appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  10. UK parents halt court battle over their sick baby Charlie

    07.24 / 15:46 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard wept as they dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Charlie’s mother, Connie Yates, hugged her husband Chris Gard as they described their decision The post UK parents halt court battle over their sick baby Charlie appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  11. Spanish islands approve booze-free and bloodless bullfights

    07.24 / 15:46 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    MADRID – Lawmakers in Spain’s Balearic Islands have banned spectators under age 18, alcohol and the killing or harming of animals at regional bullfights. A majority of left-wing deputies in the regional parliament passed a “Balearic-style bullfighting” bill on Monday. The law also requires anti-doping tests for both matadors and bulls and limits the time The post Spanish islands approve booze-free and bloodless bullfights appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald -…
  12. IMF warms to eurozone economy amid lower political risks

    07.24 / 15:46 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The International Monetary is more optimistic about the economy of the 19-country eurozone after a run of elections saw populist politicians defeated and risks to its outlook abated. In an update to its April projections published Monday, the IMF revised up its growth forecasts for many eurozone countries, including the big four of The post IMF warms to eurozone economy amid lower political risks appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  13. Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeup

    07.24 / 15:46 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WARSAW, Poland – Peaceful protesters who spent over a week marching by candlelight celebrated a significant victory Monday when President Andrzej Duda unexpectedly announced that he will veto two of three contentious bills they had opposed which would have sharply curtailed the independence of the judiciary. The bills were criticized as assaults on the democratic The post Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeup appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  14. Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

    07.24 / 15:01 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LAHORE, Pakistan – A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official said. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police guarding a demolition site at Kot The post Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54 appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  15. Duterte vows to continue drug war, end communist rebel talks

    07.24 / 15:01 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in “jail or hell.” In his second state of the nation speech, Duterte also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of The post Duterte vows to continue drug war, end communist rebel talks appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports…
  16. Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

    07.24 / 15:01 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    SAN ANTONIO – The death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance. Federal prosecutors said they planned to bring charges against James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida. They would not The post Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  17. Transgender candidate takes on culture warrior in Virginia

    07.24 / 14:40 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    MANASSAS, Va. – She’s a transgender woman and an experienced journalist who sings in a metal band in her spare time. He has sponsored some of the most socially conservative legislation in Virginia in the past 25 years, including a measure this year that would have restricted the bathrooms transgender people can use. Democrat Danica The post Transgender candidate takes on culture warrior in Virginia appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  18. UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

    07.24 / 14:40 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Chris Gard and Connie Yates wept as they withdrew their appeal during a London The post UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  19. Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying

    07.24 / 14:40 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WASHINGTON – Democrats and environmental groups are criticizing President Donald Trump’s nominee for the No. 2 position at the Interior Department, arguing that David Bernhardt has continued to advise a California water district even after he withdrew his formal registration as a lobbyist last year. His nomination flies in the face of Trump’s pledge to The post Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  20. AP Explains: India and China face off in border standoff

    07.24 / 14:40 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    NEW DELHI – It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India’s border – in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades. India responded to the call by sending troops last month The post AP Explains: India and China face off in border standoff appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…