NRA’s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ‘domestic threats’ are political, academic and media elites

NRA’s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ‘domestic threats’ are political, academic and media elitesNational Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to “academic elites, political elites and media elites” at the annual convention.



Pope Francis pleads for 'holy' peace during Egypt visit

Pope Francis pleads for 'holy' peace during Egypt visitPope Francis pleaded for peace in a visit to Egypt on Friday as he attended a service in solidarity with the embattled Coptic minority at a church bombed by the Islamic State group. Last December, the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church was itself targeted by a suicide bomber in an attack that killed 29 people. Francis had earlier met President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of the Al-Azhar institution, one of Muslim world's leading authorities, to push for dialogue between the two faiths.



Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board

Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on boardA military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside Havana, and crashed into the Loma de la Pimienta mountain some 80 km (50 miles) westwards. "The eight military personnel on board, including the crew, died," the ministry said in a statement published by state-run media.



Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shop

Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shopLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A man armed with a machete asked about the political affiliations of people at a university coffee shop Friday morning before injuring two females in central Kentucky, a witness said.



Here's What Trump Has Done In 100 Days

Here's What Trump Has Done In 100 DaysMany will point critically to the dearth of bills coming across Trump's desk, but focusing solely on legislation overlooks a thriving aspect of the new presidency.





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