Louisiana man who allegedly killed toddler, shot self was distraught over elder son’s murder, police say

Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a man who was distraught over the recent slaying of his 18-year-old son shot his 3-year-old son to death and then shot himself. Kenner Police Chief Keith Conley said the child was dead when police officers arrived at the house where the shooting occurred Wednesday night. The father…

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Haitian leader heads to Kenya in hopes of reviving anti-gang police force plans

Embattled Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry traveled to Kenya on Thursday in hopes of salvaging a plan to deploy 1,000 police officers to combat the Caribbean nation’s gang epidemic. Henry met with Kenyan counterpart William Ruto to “finalize modalities” for a potential agreement, though it is unclear how a ruling against the proposal by the…

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Missouri police officer and civil processor fatally shot, 2 others wounded

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account – free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. A police officer and a court worker were killed, and two other officers were injured in Independence, Missouri, on Thursday, after gunfire erupted while…

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Odd thrift store donation prompts evacuations, plus gator charges at Florida couple

A 911 caller from a thrift store told police on Monday that there was an apparent explosive device that was discovered by staff. (Abbotsford Police Department / Google Maps) Welcome to the Fox News Lifestyle Newsletter. If this newsletter is not already delivered to your email, please subscribe here. RARE DONATION – A citizen dialed…

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Elon Musk’s X asks judge to penalize researchers tracking hate speech on platform

Attorneys for X Corp. and a research organization that studies online hate speech traded arguments in court Thursday after the social media platform sued the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate for documenting the increase in hate speech on the site since it was purchased by Elon Musk. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer appeared…

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Georgia’s GOP-led Senate passes funding ban on ‘Marxist and socialist’ American Library Association

Georgia’s Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban libraries from spending public or private funds on services offered by the American Library Association, which a Republican member of the chamber called a “Marxist and socialist” group. The measure, Senate Bill 390, passed by a vote of 33 to 20. Democrats opposed it, saying the…

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‘Dune’ star Javier Bardem praises Brad Pitt, ‘cannot believe’ actor is 60

If Brad Pitt has a fan in this world, it’s fellow actor and Hollywood hunk Javier Bardem. In a recent interview to promote his upcoming film, “Dune: Part Two,” Bardem also touched on his other projects, including the untitled Formula 1 movie he’s still filming with Pitt. The film, which Pitt is producing, was an…

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Biden admin punts major power plant crackdown until after 2024 election

The Biden administration is punting on finalizing the bulk of proposed environmental regulations targeting existing fossil fuel-fired power plants until after the upcoming election. In an unexpected announcement Thursday evening, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled its “new” approach to regulating emissions from fossil fuel plants, which generate more than 60% of the nation’s electricity….

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Special Counsel Jack Smith proposes new date for Trump classified records trial

Special Counsel Jack Smith and attorneys for former President Trump proposed start dates for the trial stemming from the investigation into Trump’s alleged improper retention of classified records.  The special counsel, in a filing Thursday evening, proposed the trial begin on July 8. The trial was initially set to begin on May 20, ahead of…

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Alabama House, Senate pass protections for IVF after court ruling

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account – free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. The Alabama state House and Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday granting civil and criminal immunity to in vitro fertilization (IVF) patients and medical professionals….

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