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USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Vigils planned for 8 victims of Indianapolis FedEx shootings; police say 19-year-old gunman who died by suicide was a former employee
Indianapolis police were seeking a motive for the shooting that killed at least eight people at a FedEx facility.      

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Activists call for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's resignation after fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo - CBS News (Top Stories - Google News)

USATODAY National NewsApr 17, 2021
Harry and William walk together after Philip funeral
Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry, were seen walking together through the grounds of Windsor Castle following the funeral of their grandfather, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, on Saturday. (April 17)      

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The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral was a muted affair by royal standards. Here are some stand out moments from today's events. (CNN Top Stories)
Meghan Markle watched funeral on TV, sent handwritten card with wreath (NY Post National News)

USATODAY National NewsApr 17, 2021
Highlights of funeral procession for Prince Philip
Prince Philip was laid to rest on Saturday in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the UK, the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II. (April 17)      

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Queen and royal family at funeral of Prince Philip (USATODAY National News)

LA Times National NewsApr 17, 2021
Photos of the funeral of Prince Philip at England's Windsor Castle
Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99, was laid to rest in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle after a funeral service steeped in tradition.



Washington Post NationApr 17, 2021
Vigils underway to honor 8 victims in FedEx shooting as Indianapolis mourns latest massacre in U.S.
Indianapolis is mourning eight people killed at a FedEx sorting facility by a gunman who police identified as Brandon Hole, a 19-year-old former employee who had had a shotgun seized by authorities last year.

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Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 17, 2021
Positivity rate falls again with 3,194 latest Illinois COVID-19 cases
As big tech companies gain enormous clout, which straddles multiple domains of economic and social life, regulators need to get their act together if they are serious about protecting users and preventing corporate abuse of power.

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Illinois COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 87,143 additional people fully vaccinated for a total of 3,269,153 — 25.66% of the state's population including 63.1% of those over 65. 160,014 doses administered yesterday. (Chicago Tribune)
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: State reports 160,014 vaccine doses administered, 3,194 new COVID-19 cases and 23 additional deaths (Chicago Tribune)

CNN Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
White House tells refugee advocates Biden likely to raise cap quickly
White House officials signaled in a conference call with refugee resettlement advocates late Friday that President Joe Biden is likely to raise the current refugee cap of 15,000 quickly, well ahead of the May 15 deadline set Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Congressional Democrats blast 'unconscionable' Biden decision capping refugee admittance (Yahoo News)

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 17, 2021
Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber queen sits alone
As big tech companies gain enormous clout, which straddles multiple domains of economic and social life, regulators need to get their act together if they are serious about protecting users and preventing corporate abuse of power.

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Kate Middleton honors Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana with pearls (NY Post National News)

CNN Most RecentApr 17, 2021
J-Lo, H.E.R. and Selena Gomez will headline a streamed concert to support Covid-19 vaccine distribution
Pop and rock stars are planning a global broadcast and streaming special to support equal vaccine distribution.

Yahoo NewsApr 17, 2021
'You will be just fine,' says surgeon general of Johnson & Johnson vaccine, though pause continues


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U.S. pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be felt hardest in poor countries (LA Times National News)
Scientists exploring possible link between Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca vaccine blood clot issues - ABC News (Top Stories - Google News)

CNN Most RecentApr 17, 2021
Indianapolis was already seeing a spike in homicides when a gunman killed 8 at a FedEx facility
When a gunman killed eight people and wounded several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday night, the city was already experiencing a plague of rising homicides.

Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
Five people killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh - Reuters
Five people killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh  Reuters

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Nearly half of US adults have gotten at least 1 vaccine dose; global death toll tops 3 million: Latest COVID-19 updates
The U.S. has reported 30% of adults are fully vaccinated and nearly 50% of the U.S. adult population has received at least one vaccine dose.      

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
Motive unknown after 8 killed at Indianapolis FedEx facility - CBS News
Motive unknown after 8 killed at Indianapolis FedEx facility  CBS NewsAt least 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility  CNNFedEx's Limits on Phones in Spotlight After Indianapolis Shooting  The Wall Street JournalBriggs: No one is serious about stopping the next FedEx shooting  The Indianapolis StarAmerican carnage: Another day, another mass shooting  New York Daily News

Chicago TribuneApr 17, 2021
Black Lives Matter Chicago leader says 20-year-old son was one of 2 arrested during Adam Toledo protest in Logan Square
A Tribune reporter at the scene observed a cop struggling with a person on the ground just north of Logan Square Park around that time, prompting dozens of remaining protesters to sprint over.

Chicago TribuneApr 17, 2021
Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 23 new deaths, 3,194 new confirmed and probable cases and 88,185 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 4.1%.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago TribuneApr 17, 2021
Cook County prosecutor blamed for errant in-court description of Adam Toledo shooting is placed on leave
A day after Cook County prosecutors partially disavowed statements they made in court about the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, the office declined to elaborate on what exactly went wrong and why.

Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
India's capital Delhi faces hospital beds shortage as coronavirus cases surge - Reuters India
India's capital Delhi faces hospital beds shortage as coronavirus cases surge  Reuters India

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Royal reunion: Will and Harry leave Prince Philip's funeral together, Meghan watches at home
Prince Harry and Will met for the first time in over a year at Prince Philip's funeral, after Harry expressed hope of healing a strained relationship.      

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Police in Minnesota round up journalists covering protest, force them on the ground and take pictures of their faces
Demonstrators gathered Friday evening to protest the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, and police confronted journalists.     

CNN Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Princes William and Harry walk together after grandfather's funeral
Prince William and his brother Prince Harry set recent family frictions aside to walk together after attending the funeral service of their grandfather Prince Philip at Windsor Castle Saturday.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 17, 2021
Prosecutor who detailed Toledo shooting video put on leave because he ‘failed to fully present the facts,' Foxx's office says
As big tech companies gain enormous clout, which straddles multiple domains of economic and social life, regulators need to get their act together if they are serious about protecting users and preventing corporate abuse of power.

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
Law enforcement response swift on sixth night of Brooklyn Center protests - Minnesota Public Radio News
Law enforcement response swift on sixth night of Brooklyn Center protests  Minnesota Public Radio NewsKimberly Potter, the Cop Who Killed Daunte Wright, Had Her First Court Appearance, Was Released on Bond  Yahoo LifestyleBam Adebayo comments on the police shooting of Daunte Wright near Minneapolis  Miami HeraldQuieter night in Brooklyn Center; Wright family says charge won't bring justice  Minnesota Public Radio News

NY Post National NewsApr 17, 2021
Prince Charles fights back tears during Philip's funeral service
Prince Charles was fighting back tears Saturday as he participated in the scaled-back pageantry of the funeral of his father, Prince Philip, on Saturday.

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This is why the Queen sat on her own during Philip's funeral (CNN Top Stories)

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
Minnesota COVID-19 deaths top 7000 as cases, vaccinations rise - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota COVID-19 deaths top 7000 as cases, vaccinations rise  Minneapolis Star TribuneCoronavirus: Death of woman "likely" linked to vaccine | 9 News Australia  9 News Australia1,962 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths reported in Mass.  WCVB BostonMinnesotans test positive for COVID-19 variant after Cancun vacation  FOX 9NJ Spotlight News: April 16, 2021  NJ Spotlight NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

Yahoo NewsApr 17, 2021
The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents


CNN Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Peloton Tread owners told to stop using the treadmill in 'urgent warning'
A US government agency issued an "urgent warning" for users of Peloton's Tread following multiple dangerous incidents with the machine, including a child's death.

Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
Canadian police refuse provincial order to make random stops amid COVID-19 surge - Reuters
Canadian police refuse provincial order to make random stops amid COVID-19 surge  Reuters

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
CPSC urges people with children at home to stop using Peloton Tread Plus treadmill ‘immediately' - The Verge
CPSC urges people with children at home to stop using Peloton Tread Plus treadmill ‘immediately'  The VergePeloton Tread Treadmill Safety Incident  U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionPeloton Tread owners told to stop using the treadmill in 'urgent warning'  CNN US regulators warn Peloton users to stop using treadmill after child death  The GuardianPelo

Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
Queen Elizabeth stands alone as her 'strength' Philip is laid to rest - Reuters UK
Queen Elizabeth stands alone as her 'strength' Philip is laid to rest  Reuters UK

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Queen Elizabeth II sits alone at Prince Philip's funeral, family says farewell at St. George's Chapel (USATODAY.com News - Top Stories)

Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
US regulators warn consumers on dangers of Peloton's treadmill - Reuters
US regulators warn consumers on dangers of Peloton's treadmill  Reuters

Yahoo NewsApr 17, 2021
Republican lawmakers condemned pro-Trump caucus emphasizing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions,' said GOP is not about 'nativism'


Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
LIVE UPDATES: Protests continue across US in wake of police shootings - Fox News
LIVE UPDATES: Protests continue across US in wake of police shootings  Fox NewsKimberly Potter, the Cop Who Killed Daunte Wright, Had Her First Court Appearance, Was Released on Bond  Yahoo LifestyleDaunte Wright and the Grammar of Kim Potter's Resignation  The New YorkerOverall, a better response to protests  Minneapolis Star Tribune‘Not again': residents stunned by police killing of Daunte Wright  Financial Times

New York Times - Front PageApr 17, 2021
After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Says He'll Step Back From Broadway
The powerful producer of "Hello, Dolly!" and "The Book of Mormon" regrets "the pain my behavior caused" and says others will directly run his shows.

CNN Top StoriesApr 17, 2021
Portland police disperse crowd with pepper spray after officer fatally shoots suspect
Police in Portland, Oregon, said they used pepper spray and smoke canisters to break up a crowd that gathered on Friday as they investigated the fatal shooting of a suspect by police in Lents Park.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 17, 2021
Indianapolis Sikh community mourns victims of FedEx warehouse shooting that killed 8
As big tech companies gain enormous clout, which straddles multiple domains of economic and social life, regulators need to get their act together if they are serious about protecting users and preventing corporate abuse of power.

New York Times - Front PageApr 17, 2021
Debating Exit From Afghanistan, Biden Rejected Generals' Views
Over two decades of war, the Pentagon had fended off the political instincts of elected leaders frustrated with the grind of Afghanistan. But President Biden refused to be persuaded.

Yahoo NewsApr 17, 2021
Breonna Taylor's mother blasts Black Lives Matter movement


Reuters Top NewsApr 17, 2021
Italy reports 310 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 15,370 new cases - Reuters
Italy reports 310 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 15,370 new cases  Reuters

NYT > OpinionApr 17, 2021
Fear of Contagion Won't Depress Our Sex Lives Forever
As we creep back toward normal, what should we do about the rise of sexually transmitted infections?

NY Post National NewsApr 17, 2021
Feds urge parents to stop using Peloton treadmill after child death
The US government issued an urgent warning Saturday, telling consumers to stop using the Peloton Tread after "dozens of incidents of children being sucked beneath" the treadmill. The warning came a month after the New York-based exercise equipment company with a near-cultish customer base acknowledged that a child died in an incident involving the treadmill....

New York Times - Front PageApr 17, 2021
On Afghanistan, Biden Ditches the Generals
Another casualty in the graveyard of empires.

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
Riot declared in Portland after protesters cause damage following police shootings - Fox News
Riot declared in Portland after protesters cause damage following police shootings  Fox NewsPortland police disperse crowd with pepper spray following fatal officer-involved shooting  CNN Police shoot, kill man at Portland park, sparking protest  KGW NewsPolice: Two separate marches block traffic in Downtown Portland, one declared riot  KPTV.comPortland police shooting at Lents Park  OregonLive

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 17, 2021
Another Mainer with COVID-19 has died as state reports 414 additional cases - WMTW Portland
Another Mainer with COVID-19 has died as state reports 414 additional cases  WMTW PortlandMaine CDC Director Dr Nirav Shah speaks after COVID vaccine clinic visit PT2  NEWS CENTER MaineMaine CDC reports another death and 414 coronavirus cases statewide  Bangor Daily NewsMaine now leads the nation in COVID-19 vaccination rate  Press HeraldMaine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah tours mass vaccination clinic at Portland Expo  WGME

CNN Top StoriesApr 16, 2021
Police ID gunman who killed 8 people at an Indianapolis FedEx facility as 19-year-old former employee
Police arrived "to a very chaotic scene, with victims and witnesses running everywhere" at a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport late Thursday night, where a former employee shot and killed eight people and wounded several others, an Indianapolis police official told CNN.

Washington Post NationApr 16, 2021
Live updates: Gunman kills 8 at Indianapolis FedEx facility before shooting himself, police say
Indianapolis police said eight victims were pronounced dead at the FedEx warehouse. Multiple people were transferred to the hospital.

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 16, 2021
White House announces $1.7B for genomic sequencing; US reports 30% of adults fully vaccinated: Latest COVID-19 updates
The Florida Department of Education reviewed state data, not finding a correlation between mask mandates and COVID-19 in schools. Latest COVID news.      
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