James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. A gunman stormed the Waffle House restaurant and shot several people to death before dawn, according to police, who credited Shaw, a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn... More >>

FILE - This combination of two file photos shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, speaking in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington on Feb. 26, 2018, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending in the party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2016. Trump is claiming Sunday, April 22, 2018, that North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim, but that's not the case. The North says it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches before summits with the U.S. and South Korea. The North stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of abandoning its nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Wong Maye-E, File)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that... More >>

In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nominee to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation. He’s still expected to have enough votes in the full Senate to replace Rex Tillerson, who was fired by Trump. But his confirmation may come down to a handful of senators.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations... More >>

FILE - In this Saturday, May 20, 2000 file photo, two Russian soldiers make a routine check of metal containers with toxic agents at a chemical weapons storage site in the town of Gorny, 124 miles (200 kms) south of the Volga River city of Saratov, Russia. The facility in Shikhany led the efforts to develop Soviet chemical weapons, including Novichok-class nerve agents. (AP Photo, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. More than four decades later, the... More >>

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, young children visit the headquarters for Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com during "Singles Day" in Beijing, China. Executives from five major brands told AP that after they refused exclusive deals with Alibaba and instead participated in big promotions with its archrival JD.com, traffic to their products on Alibaba's Tmall fell, hurting sales. Alibaba says it has never punished anyone. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba’s Tmall, thanks to... More >>
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The Keefer Park Doughboy has been standing in St. Anthony since 1922. Lisa Dayley Smith / Rexburg Standard Journal

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San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills, right, drives against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-90. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

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In this March 24, 2018 photo, Jan Rose Kasmir holds a sign with a photo of her offering a flower to soldiers in a 1967 protest against the Vietnam War, during a rally for gun safety laws in Bluffton, S.C. Kasmir gave up protesting when public opposition failed to stop the Iraq War in 2003. But after the 2017 Women's March, she returned to the lines this spring to rally for gun control near her home in Hilton Head, South Carolina, joining a series of recent protests by millions of Americans demanding change. "I think we've reached a tipping point," Kasmir said. (Courtesy Jan Rose Kasmir via AP)

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This April 9, 2018, photo shows roasted radishes with green goddess dressing, in Bethesda, Md. The recipe tops plain roasted radishes with a quick green goddess dressing made from Greek yogurt, lemon juice, dill and parsley. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

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After checking for danger, a white-tailed antelope squirrel takes a break and stretches out on the sandstone of Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Terry Thomas / news@postregister.com

Like many people, cute animals find a real soft spot with me. It really isn’t...



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