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Professor who called Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist’ won’t be disciplined

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(FRESNO, Calif.) — The Fresno State University professor who described the late Barbara Bush as an “amazing racist” on Twitter last week won’t be punished, the university’s president, Joseph Castro, announced Tuesday. Jarrar then hit back at those who criticized her comments and called for her ousting, saying that she “will never be …

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Officer who stopped suspect in Toronto van attack does not want to be called a hero

Cole Burston/Getty Images(TORONTO) — The police officer who stopped the man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Toronto on Monday does not want to be called a hero. Officer Kenny Lam apprehended the suspect, 25-year-old Alek Minassian, without firing a single shot. Minassian is accused of killing 10 people and injuring 14 when he plowed …

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Waffle House where 4 people were slain reopens for business

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, that a gunman turned into a bullet-riddled scene of carnage Sunday reopened for business Wednesday morning. Customers, grief counselors and clergy members filled the restaurant in the Nashville suburb of Antioch, as the familiar sights and sounds of the sizzling griddle and waitresses pouring …

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Waffle House where 4 people were slain reopens for business

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, that a gunman turned into a bullet-riddled scene of carnage Sunday reopened for business Wednesday morning. Customers, grief counselors and clergy members filled the restaurant in the Nashville suburb of Antioch, as the familiar sights and sounds of the sizzling griddle and waitresses pouring …

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Soybeans up on commercial support, higher meal

  Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. Beans saw a bounce off the recent lows, with help from bean meal, but they remain concerned about Chinese demand. China bought significantly more soybeans from Brazil than the U.S. during the first quarter of 2018, with the lowest March number for the U.S. in a …

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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: April 25, 2018

May corn closed at $3.86 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents May soybeans closed at $10.27 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents May soybean meal closed at $376.20, up $4.10 May soybean oil closed at 30.79, down 22 points May wheat closed at $4.86 and 1/4, up 13 and 3/4 cents Apr. live cattle closed at $121.92, up 82 cents Jun. lean hogs closed at $75.35, up 52 …

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March poultry production down 4% on year

The USDA says March 2018 poultry production was 4.021 billion pounds, a decline of 4% from the year ago total of 4.170 billion pounds. The preliminary live weight of all poultry was 5.313 billion pounds, also 4% lower than last year. There was one fewer work day in March 2018 than in March 2017 and …

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USDA says Trump to send team to China

President Trump is sending his Treasury Secretary and U.S. Trade Representative on a trip to China over trade tariffs, “We’re having Secretary Mnuchin, Bob Lighthizer, heading over to China at the request of China and we’re having very substantive discussions on trade.” USDA’s Jason Hafemeister told farm broadcasters President Trump’s strong position with China has …

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Ethanol production down on week, stocks up

  U.S. ethanol production last week averaged less than a million barrels a day for just the second time this year. The last time below that mark was the first week of 2018. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 985,000 barrels a day, 24,000 lower than the previous week, with some plants off …

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Pope invites Chilean sex abuse victims to Vatican for private meetings

Franco Origlia/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis had invited three Chilean victims of clerical sexual abuse to visit him at his residence in the Vatican this weekend and meet with him in private. The pope thanked the men — Juan Carlos Cruz, James Hamilton and Jose Andres Murillo — for …

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Russia cries foul after US inspectors enter shuttered Seattle consulate

iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — U.S. inspectors have swept the Russian consulate in Seattle after the Trump administration ordered Russia to vacate the property in a dramatic response to Russia’s alleged poisoning of an ex-spy in the United Kingdom. The security sweep took place Wednesday after the U.S. gave Russia extra time to hand over control of the …

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Museum and memorial for lynching victims set to open

iStock/Thinkstock(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, also referred to as the lynching museum, opens in Montgomery, Alabama, on Thursday. The memorial and museum are a project of the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), a legal advocacy group that hopes to create a site for reflection on America’s history of racial inequality. …

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State Dept team investigating alleged atrocities against Rohingya as US weighs new sanctions

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A team of U.S. investigators has been on the ground with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, conducting interviews and gathering evidence for a possible criminal case against Myanmar’s government for allegedly committing atrocities against the Rohingya. The inquiry is the latest sign the U.S. is considering doing more, including possible new sanctions, to …

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Former police officer, 72, arrested in decades-old ‘Golden State Killer’ case

Sacramento Police Department(LOS ANGELES) — A 72-year-old former police officer has been arrested in the decades-old “Golden State Killer” case in California, according to officials in Sacramento. The “Golden State Killer” is believed to have killed at least 12 people, raped at least 45 people and committed multiple home burglaries in the 1970s and 1980s …

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Former police officer, 72, arrested in decades-old ‘Golden State Killer’ case

Sacramento Police Department(LOS ANGELES) — A 72-year-old former police officer has been arrested in the decades-old “Golden State Killer” case in California, according to officials in Sacramento. The “Golden State Killer” is believed to have killed at least 12 people, raped at least 45 people and committed multiple home burglaries in the 1970s and 1980s …

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Suspect, 72, arrested in decades-old ‘Golden State Killer’ case: District attorney

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A 72-year-old man has been arrested in the decades-old “Golden State Killer” case in California, according to officials in Sacramento. The “Golden State Killer” is believed to have killed at least 12 people, raped at least 45 people and committed multiple home burglaries in the 1970s and 1980s in crime sprees throughout …

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Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby trial

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — Bill Cosby’s fate is in the hands of a Pennsylvania jury that began deliberating this morning after hearing evidence over the past two weeks in which prosecutors portrayed the comedian as a serial sex predator and defense attorneys countered he’s being framed by a victim they’ve slammed as a “pathological …

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Toronto van attack suspect declared ‘Incel Rebellion’ in chilling Facebook post

Linkedin(TORONTO) — Alek Minassian apparently wrote a chilling post on Facebook about an “incel rebellion,” an abbreviated term for “involuntary celibate,” minutes before he allegedly mowed down mostly female pedestrians with a rented van in northern Toronto Monday, according to police. The 25-year-old Canadian appears to have a limited presence on social media, including the …

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Woman kills husband’s mistress then turns gun on herself in ‘calculated, planned attack’: Police

University of Delaware(NEWARK, Del.) — A Delaware woman broke into the Pennsylvania home of her husband’s mistress and shot her in the head before turning the gun on herself, according to police. The suspect, 47-year-old Jennair Gerardot of Wilmington, knew about her husband’s affair with 33-year-old Meredith Chapman and carried out a “calculated, planned attack” …

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Transit official’s videotaped berating of police ends with her resignation

WABC(NEW YORK) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioner has resigned after she is seen berating two police officers during a traffic stop involving her daughter, newly released police video shows. Caren Turner, a lobbyist who headed the agency’s Government and Ethics committee and sat on its operations committee, can be …

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