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Turpin captivity case: Children forgive parents for torture
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The Turpin children tell the court they still love their parents as they are imprisoned for life.

Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Democrat Jerry Nadler says the redacted version "leaves most of Congress in the dark".

Ukraine presidential rivals trade barbs in stadium debate
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and President Petro Poroshenko clash in Kiev's Olympic stadium.

Ex-Peru president's daughter reads suicide note at funeral
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A suicide note left by the ex-Peru president stated that he did not want to suffer "injustices"

South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

At least 13 worshippers are killed when a wall collapses at the start of an Easter service.

The Turpins are sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after their children testify about years of torture
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

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Hear Turpin children recount their childhood
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

David and Louise Turpin hear impact statements from two of their children during their sentencing. The Turpins pleaded guilty to holding captive and torturing their children for years in their California home.

Turpin parents plead guilty to multiple charges, including torture
Posted on Saturday February 23, 2019

The parents who held their 13 children captive inside their California home pleaded guilty Friday to multiple charges, including torture, prosecutors said.

Surveillance shows Turpin siblings' escape
Posted on Saturday January 27, 2018

A neighbor's security camera appears to show the Turpin siblings escaping their California home after authorities arrest their parents.

'I've never been out': Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family
Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her allegedly abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor.

US government can be sued for Flint water crisis, judge says
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A judge says the federal government can be sued by Flint residents who blame the Environmental Protection Agency for waiting too long to intervene in the city's water crisis

Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures

NYC Ballet must rehire 2 dancers fired over nude photos
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

An arbitrator has ordered New York City Ballet to reinstate two male dancers who were fired for sharing nude photos of women and sexually explicit texts

Feds seek 180 years for Iowa coach who exploited 400 boys
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Federal prosecutors seek life sentence for former elite youth basketball coach in Iowa who sexually abused, exploited 400 boys over a decade

Man indicted after pretending to be missing 14-year-old
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Brian Michael Rini said he escaped kidnappers who sexually abused him.

Chip Gaines surprises Joanna with breakfast in bed for her birthday
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Joanna Gaines had an adorable surprise visitor with her birthday breakfast in bed on Friday morning.

Congo court annuls sentence for exiled opposition leader
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A lawyer for Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi says a court has annulled his three-year prison sentence, enabling him to return from exile in Belgium.

Alabama teen once charged with killing his parents claims sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

An Alabama teenager who was charged in the 2016 murder of his parents only to have those charges dropped last year says he believes the town sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail.

Nicaraguans use Good Friday processions to protest
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua's capital have taken a decidedly political tone as people have seized on a rare opportunity to renew protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega.

How 'Assassin's Creed' could help rebuilding efforts at Notre Dame
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Some experts say the detailed digital model of Notre Dame in 'Assassin's Creed Unity' could represent the best chance for architects to study the cathedral's original construction.

A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

President Trump leaving the East Room of the White House on Thursday.

The Mueller Report Is 448 Pages Long. You Need to Know These 7 Key Things.
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Television reporters in front of the Justice Department on Thursday.

House Democrats Subpoena Full Mueller Report, and the Underlying Evidence
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York, gave the Justice Department a May 1 deadline to turn over the material.

Americans Agree on One Thing About the Mueller Report: Disgust With the Country’s Leaders
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

President Trump arrived in Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday, the day the Mueller report was released.

Mueller Report Updates: Sarah Sanders Defends ‘Slip of the Tongue’ F.B.I. Remarks
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

President Trump and Melania Trump, the first lady, departing the White House on Thursday for a trip to their Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Emma Thompson, weeping teenagers join peaceful climate protest in London
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in a central London shopping district on Friday to read poetry praising Earth's bounties, part of five days of protests which clogged the British capital with transport snarl-ups.

Putin ally to Ukraine's probable new leader: Reconcile with Moscow and get territory back
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Ukraine's new president could regain control over the separatist-controlled east of his country within months and get cheap gas and major investment from Russia if he repairs ties with Moscow, the Kremlin's closest ally in Ukraine said.

Barr releases Mueller's report - and feels the heat
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution.

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with an eye to using the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.

'House of horrors': California couple sentenced to life in prison for torturing their 13 children
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

David and Louise Turpin, who pleaded guilty in February to torture and false imprisonment, are eligible for parole after 25 years.

     
 
 

After months clamoring for Mueller's findings, Congress weighs what's next. First, a subpoena for everything
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Congress is wrestling with how to respond to revelations in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, but will start by seeking more information.

     
 
 

South Carolina fifth grader in school fight died of natural causes; no charges will be filed
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Officials said the 10-year-old died from a preexisting condition called arteriovenous malformation, and there was no evidence trauma led to her death.

     
 
 

Massive Notre Dame Cathedral donations draw high-profile backlash
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A common position among critics: The mega-donations prove social problems could be quickly addressed if the wealthy were motivated to do so.

     
 
 

Flyers cut Kate Smith recordings, cover her statue after 'offensive lyrics' come to light
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The Flyers are removing Kate Smith's recordings of "God Bless America" and covering her statue after racist lyrics from the 1930s came to light.

     
 
 

Lawmakers' next steps after Mueller report
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report says Congress has the authority to apply obstruction of justice statutes to the president. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN AM to talk about Congress's potential next steps.

"48 Hours" preview: "In Jason's Name"
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A new episode of "48 Hours" investigates the case of a victim's sister fighting to clear her brother's name after his death. Correspondent Maureen Maher joined CBSN with more on "In Jason's Name." Watch it on CBS Saturday night at 10/9c.

Deadly storm flattens homes in the South
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Nearly 45 million Americans are in the path of a deadly storm that's been tearing through the southern Plains for three days. The destructive system is blamed for at least two deaths. It spawned multiple tornadoes while dumping heavy rain and uprooting trees. Omar Villafranca reports from Morton, Mississippi.

Eye Opener: Trump claims victory, Dems dig in
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Congress considers what to do with the Mueller report that says President Trump repeatedly tried to limit the Russia investigation, but was blocked by his aides. Also, more than 40 million Americans are in the path of a vicious storm system that already killed two people in the South. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

Other investigations involving Trump
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The Mueller investigation may be over, but there are still a number of other investigations involving President Trump. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall, CBS News legal analyst Jonathan Turley and CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett join CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss.

Mueller report: House issues subpoena for full unredacted version
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Jerry Nadler issues subpoena for Robert Mueller’s full report and the underlying documents ‘to make informed decisions’

The House judiciary chairman, Jerry Nadler, on Friday issued a subpoena for the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian interference in the 2016 US election and the Trump campaign.

Related: 'No new information': Russia shrugs off Mueller report

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Police hunt killer of Lyra McKee as leaders unite in condemnation
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Northern Ireland’s six main parties say they reject those responsible for journalist’s death

A police hunt is under way in Derry for the dissident republican gunman who killed journalist Lyra McKee in an attack that immediately prompted warnings that political violence must not be allowed to take hold in Northern Ireland again.

As family, friends and supporters gathered on Friday at a vigil to mourn the 29-year-old investigative journalist and activist, police said dissident republicans from a group known as the New IRA were likely to be responsible for the killing and launched a murder investigation.

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Climate group reports influx of support as Extinction Rebellion protests continue
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Police seize Extinction Rebellion boat as organisers plan to extend London action

Extinction Rebellion activists reported an influx of supporters on Friday, as the Easter holiday, balmy weather and promises of support from school strike leader Greta Thunberg injected new momentum into the weeklong climate protest.

Despite more than 100 arrests on Friday, taking the total to 682 by early evening, the demonstration which has blocked four major London landmarks looked set to continue beyond the weekend, with organisers preparing to extend their disruption on Monday to “picnics on the motorway.”

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Three mountaineers killed in avalanche in Canada
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Parks service says no chance of finding David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley alive

Three of the world’s most accomplished and well known mountaineers have been killed after an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies.

The two Austrian climbers, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer, and the American Jess Roskelley, had been missing since going to attempt a climb on a remote face of Mount Howse in Alberta’s Banff national park earlier this week.

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Ukraine's presidential rivals trade insults in raucous stadium debate
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Polls suggest comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is due to score an overwhelming victory in Sunday’s vote

A noisy, boisterous standoff in a cavernous stadium. A police cordon separating the two rival fan sections, rock music pumping and insults flying. It had the feeling of a boxing grudge match, but instead it was the final act of Ukraine’s chaotic, unpredictable election campaign.

Polls suggest that despite a complete lack of political experience, the 41-year-old comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy is due to score an overwhelming victory over the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, in Sunday’s vote.

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The Mueller Report Is Free To Read, But It's Also A Bestseller
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The Mueller report on the 22-month probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election is now a bestselling book, even though its contents are free and widely available.

Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

After 53 health care workers were indicted for illegally prescribing opioids in Appalachia, local health agencies are trying to make sure chronic pain patients don't fall through the cracks.

Anti-Tobacco Advocates Question McConnell Plan To Raise Minimum Purchasing Age
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Citing an "unprecedented spike" in teens vaping, Sen. Mitch McConnell said the bill would raise the minimum age for people to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Tobacco companies back the proposal.

How Effective Are School Lockdown Drills?
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Since the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, a generation of American children has learned how to hide from a potential shooter. But there's little data on what kinds of drills work best.

3 Top Climbers Presumed Dead After Avalanche In Canada
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Jess Roskelley, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer had been attempting a route in Canada's Banff National Park. The park said that all three are "presumed to be deceased."

Impeachment talk among Democrats heats up after Mueller report
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

One 2020 hopeful, Sen. Kamala Harris, said she wanted to hear from the special counsel before discussing the idea.

Mueller didn't charge Trump — but his report is a brutal indictment
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Analysis: The special counsel's findings reveal three years of actions by the president that critics say rattle the very foundations of the American system of governance.

Mueller report reveals how often Trump must be saved from himself
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The report clearly details how Trump would have obstructed the conduct of justice but for his savvier aides and advisors.

Turpin parents sentenced to life in prison for torturing children
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Police were alerted to the abuse when their 17-year-old daughter escaped the Perris, California, home and called 911 to say her siblings were being held captive.

Columbine school shooting 20 years later: Parents of victims say it changed everything and nothing
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

“I never imagined we would be where we’re at right now, where there are so many mass shootings we can’t keep up," the daughter of a slain teacher said.

Lyra McKee embodied the patient promises of the Belfast Agreement - Slugger O'Toole
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

  1. Lyra McKee embodied the patient promises of the Belfast Agreement  Slugger O'Toole
  2. Lyra McKee: 29-year-old journalist shot and killed in Derry  Guardian News
  3. Lyra McKee murder: Journalist shot dead during Derry rioting  BBC News
  4. Journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Londonderry, Northern Ireland  NBC News
  5. The Guardian view on Lyra McKee’s murder: she should have been the future  The Guardian
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Notre Dame Cathedral bees survive devastating fire: ‘Our Lady’s bees are still alive’ - Fox News
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

  1. Notre Dame Cathedral bees survive devastating fire: ‘Our Lady’s bees are still alive’  Fox News
  2. Notre Dame rector says 'computer glitch' likely started cathedral fire  New York Post
  3. French interior minister warns of yellow-vest riots on Saturday  Reuters
  4. How to restore Notre Dame — without falsifying history  Washington Post
  5. What France Has Money For  The New York Times
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Bangladesh Protesters Seek Justice for Girl Burned to Death - TIME
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

  1. Bangladesh Protesters Seek Justice for Girl Burned to Death  TIME
  2. Nusrat Jahan Rafi video: Woman in Bangladesh burned to death after refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against principal  CBS News
  3. Bangladeshi student burned to death by fellow students for reporting sexual harassment by head teacher  Fox News
  4. Nusrat Rafi burned to death for reporting sexual abuse: Police  Aljazeera.com
  5. She made an assault allegation against a teacher. Then she was burned alive.  The Washington Post
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Three world-class climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche - AOL
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

  1. Three world-class climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche  AOL
  2. Three Top Climbers Presumed Dead After Avalanche In Canada  NPR
  3. Alpinist David Lama seen before avalanche in Canada  Daily Mail
  4. North Face climbers likely killed in Banff National Park avalanche  CNN
  5. Trio of North Face climbers presumed dead in avalanche at Canada's Banff park  USA TODAY
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Pompeo: 'I'm still in charge of' North Korea negotiation team | TheHill - The Hill
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

  1. Pompeo: 'I'm still in charge of' North Korea negotiation team | TheHill  The Hill
  2. Secretary Of State Pompeo Says Lifting Sanctions On North Korea Would Mean Success | TIME  TIME
  3. Vox Sentences: Decoding the Mueller report  Vox.com
  4. What must the leaders of Russia, China, North Korea be thinking? | TheHill  The Hill
  5. On China and North Korea, let Trump be Trump | TheHill  The Hill
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Californian parents who tortured and abused children given life sentences
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A Californian couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life, with parole possible after 25 years.

Pope to lead Good Friday procession at the Colosseum in Rome
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Pilgrims and tourists have flocked to the Colosseum for the Way of the Cross procession to join Pope Francis for a Good Friday night ritual in Rome.

Notre Dame Cathedral stabilised as firefighters leave site
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Architects and construction workers have now stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame Cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the Paris building.

Yellow vest protests to resume despite Notre Dame fire
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A founding leader of the yellow vest movement in France has accused president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the Notre Dame Cathedral fire for political gain.

Moves like Jagger: Rocker makes appearance as partner presents her first ballet
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Recovering rocker Mick Jagger has made a stealthy appearance at the ballet to support his partner, Melanie Hamrick.

Ramsey hoping to return before end of season – Emery
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Unai Emery has revealed Aaron Ramsey is hoping to play again within three weeks after he suffered an injury against Napoli on Thursday night.

Guardiola wants to turn Champions League heartache to motivation
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Pep Guardiola has urged his Manchester City players to use their Champions League heartache as motivation when they face Tottenham again on Saturday.

5 Premier League talking points
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Manchester City and Tottenham provided a spectacle for the ages in their midweek Champions League clash and the two teams will meet again at the Etihad Stadium – this time with both needing Premier League points.

Palace are committed to educating Hennessey about horrors of Nazism, says boss Hodgson
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson insists Wayne Hennessey is desperate to improve his knowledge of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany following the revelation that he did not know what a Nazi salute was.

Mueller report and underlying materials subpoenaed by House Committee
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The chairman of the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the underlying materials.

Moscow warplanes scrambled to intercept Nato 'trespasser' - before major blunder revealed
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



MOSCOW scrambled warplanes to force down a small aircraft believed to have flouted its airspace from a NATO country - only to find the “trespasser” was Russian.

South Africa church COLLAPSES - At least 13 dead after disaster at Easter weekend service
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



TRAGEDY has struck at an Easter service being held at a Pentecostal church in South Africa, with 13 people killed and many injured after a wall collapsed in South Africa.

Notre Dame fire’s billionaire donors attacked - ‘The PUBLIC will pay!’
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



FRENCH billionaires came under attack after pledging to donate millions for the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was ravaged by a massive fire on Monday evening.

Macron SOARS in polls as he wins PRAISE for handling of Notre Dame fire
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



EMMANUEL Macron’s approval ratings have risen to never-before-seen levels as the French President is praised for his handling of the Notre Dame inferno.

World War 3: Macron sends French troops and tanks to Russian border
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



EMMANUEL Macron is deploying tanks and hundreds of troops to Estonia to boost NATO’s defences along the Russian border in a move which is certain to raise already heightened tensions with Moscow.

Thailand knife terror: Australian stabbed 12 times after defending woman
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



AN AUSTRALIAN man was stabbed 12 times after trying to defend a woman from a man who attacked her in a bar in Thailand where he was drinking with friends.

REVEALED: Moment Italian police find cocaine haul and gun stuffed in TOMB in Rome
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



ITALIAN police uncovered more than 100,000 doses of cocaine and a gun during a drugs raid on a cemetery in Rome.

Silvio Berlusconi RETURNS: Ex-Prime Minister preparing to run in European elections in May
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



ITALY’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced he will run for the upcoming European elections to fight populism and “profoundly reform” the European Union.

India suspends trade with Pakistan and blames Islamabad for 'funnelling illegal weapons'
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



INDIA has suspended trade across its disputed Kashmir border with Pakistan claiming weapons and drugs are being smuggled across the route.

Notre Dame fire: Was Notre Dame insured? How much has been raised for Notre Dame rebuild?
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019



NOTRE DAME Cathedral lies in ruins as authorities clean up the aftermath of a devastating fire. Was Notre Dame insured and how much has been raised for the rebuild?

Couple who tortured 12 kids in California 'house of horrors' sentenced
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Some of David and Louise Turpin's children made their first public statements and alternately spoke of love for their parents, and of what they had suffered despite it.

Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy', Democrats subpoena unredacted version
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Congressional Democrats have taken legal action to see all of US special counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference.

Teenager in Bangladesh burnt alive for reporting sex attack
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The shocking case of a teenager burnt alive after accusing her headmaster of sexual assault has sparked protests in Bangladesh.

Why season's greetings aren't for everyone
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

There are large swathes of the globe where people not only endure four distinct seasons but come to relish the experience.

Charred, scarred, but still standing, Notre-Dame's reconstruction has experts divided
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

It has been called the nation’s soul, Paris’ heart, its mother. Now, architects and engineers will begin pondering how it can be brought back to life.

Prabowo warns of protests, but real test for Jokowi is his promises
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Indonesia's election has delivered a strong win for incumbent Joko Widodo. Now the president has to deliver lasting reform.

In Quebec, new bill targets religious Canadians in the public sector
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

"How am I supposed to teach tolerance and diversity to my students, many of whom are immigrant kids, when the government is asking me to give up who I am?"

Australian divers given royal honours for Thailand cave rescue
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Australians of the Year Richard Harris and Craig Challen were given the award at a ceremony presided over by Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Gallery: The best photos from around the world
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

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Journalist shot dead in 'terrorist incident' in Northern Ireland
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A 29-year-old woman has died after shots were fired in Londonderry, with police in Northern Ireland treating the death as a "terrorist incident".