Larry King: Second Amendment Was Created to 'Ward Off Slave Uprisings'

The former justice, who retired in 2010, declared the amendment a "relic of the 18th century". Stevens' contention is that states no longer consider a takeover by the national government an imminent threat, thus the amendment is no longer necessary.

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  • Russian Ambassador: US-Russia Relations in 'Bad Shape'
Russian Ambassador: US-Russia Relations in 'Bad Shape'

The identity of the expelled Norwegian diplomat was not revealed. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned by the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok that British officials say was left on the door of their home in England. Russian Federation rejects Britain's accusation it stood behind the attack and has cast the allegations as part of an...

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  • Declan Donnelly admits to sleepless night over Saturday Night Takeaway
Declan Donnelly admits to sleepless night over Saturday Night Takeaway

If you would like to take part yourself or by setting up a friend or family member to be surprised by Ant and Dec live on the telly, you can nominate them behind their backs. Social media was flooded with messages of support and congratulations. Reid wrote: "He's really easing into it and getting more comfortable as he realises how much the audie...

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  • Tyronn Lue Rejoining The Cleveland Cavaliers
Tyronn Lue Rejoining The Cleveland Cavaliers

However, the Mexico, Missouri native was in attendance for Friday night's 107-102 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans , though he was not calling the plays. Jrue Holiday led the Pelicans (43-33) with 25 points and Nikola Mirotic, who was shooting 29 percent from the field in his previous 10 games, had 20 points and seven rebounds.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions names prosecutor investigating claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct
AG Jeff Sessions names prosecutor investigating claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct

Republicans have been fuming about they see as bias within the FBI, while Democrats say the surveillance abuse allegations are created to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's sprawling investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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  • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt secures second term of presidency
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt secures second term of presidency

The number of eligible voters who cast their ballots stood at 95,486, with 86,112 valid votes registered, it said.Alexandria governorate has more than 3.8 million eligible voters. President Sisi is being criticized for not letting other opponents run in the presidential election except for Mousa Mostafa Mousa.The Media in Egypt accuse that Mousa Mo...

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  • US Steps Up Protection for Coalition Forces in Northern Syria's Manbij
US Steps Up Protection for Coalition Forces in Northern Syria's Manbij

Mr Macron's offer came after he met a delegation of Syrian and Arab fighters in Paris on Thursday. The YPG is the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK. "We have our initial assessment and thoughts on that but we won't provide until the investigation is complete", he said. "We are deeply sadde...

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  • On Good Friday, an NPR report mangles the definition of Easter
On Good Friday, an NPR report mangles the definition of Easter

Help us spend time in the shadow of the cross", said Pastor Laurie Krieg of the Colebrook and Windsor United Methodist churches. "Some people observe fast for three days". He was heard telling the clergy that he had to "come down to pay homage to our saviour Jesus Christ". "It's an opportunity to take the faith outside the four walls of the churc...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot at $502M for winning numbers drawing tonight
Mega Millions jackpot at $502M for winning numbers drawing tonight

It follows a March 27 Mega Millions drawing that was the 23rd in a row without a jackpot-winning ticket. The winning numbers were 11, 28, 31, 46 and 59, with the gold Mega Ball being 1. They appear on a single ticket sold at a Lukoil gas station in Riverdale, New Jersey, the New Jersey Lottery said on Twitter . The woman's ticket matched all s...

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  • He is right: Siddaramaiah on Amit Shah's gaffe
He is right: Siddaramaiah on Amit Shah's gaffe

The date of scrutiny for nomination will be April 25. In the 225-member state assembly, including one nominated, there are now 122 members from the ruling Congress, 43 from the Bharatiya Janata Party, 30 from the Janata Dal-Secular, eight Independents, 14 vacant seats, with few others from regional parties.

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  • When the rain today changes to the snow Friday
When the rain today changes to the snow Friday

A WXChart map shows the United Kingdom will be battered by more snow this Bank Holiday weekend with parts of the county suffering from up to 25cm of snow on Easter Monday . Showers or some longer spells of rain and hill snow. Thursday: A chance of morning snow showers or a rain/snow mix before noon. Sheep near Waldringfield in the recent sno...

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  • The APC Tenure Elongation Saga
The APC Tenure Elongation Saga

Frank, however declared that he will resign his position as the deputy national publicity secretary of APC at the expiration of his tenure to pave way for new leaders, saying " I will not be part of illegal tenure extension ". If the tenure of our party executives can be legally faulted, then it means that any nominations and primary elections th...

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  • French police seek driver who tried to run down soldiers in Alps
French police seek driver who tried to run down soldiers in Alps

The driver attempted to ram his vehicle into troops jogging outside their base in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, near Grenoble, who threw themselves in a ditch to escape the auto. He later killed two more persons at a supermarket and sought the release of a suspect of the 2015 Paris terror attack in lieu of a hostage. At least six security force memb...

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  • 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed a step closer to a new trial
'Serial' subject Adnan Syed a step closer to a new trial

He was 17 at the time. Syed maintained his innocence, and in 2014 his case attracted worldwide attention when it was featured on the " Serial " podcast, which was downloaded millions of times and prompted legions of listeners to scrutinize the case online.

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  • Donalda Diary: A big turn out for the Easter egg hunt
Donalda Diary: A big turn out for the Easter egg hunt

Jennifer "J.J." Johnson, family service coordinator for Home Ties Strengthening Families Center, said while the organization works to provide free activities for children and families throughout the year, representatives felt it was important to have an event to celebrate Easter as well.

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  • Leaders Of North, South Korea To Meet April 27th
Leaders Of North, South Korea To Meet April 27th

Delegations from North and South Korea met on the northern side of the demilitarized zone to discuss upcoming talks between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . The talks follow a surprise meeting this week between Kim and Chinese President Xi Jinping which appeared to be aimed at improving both countries'...

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  • Air India employees may get ESOPs; here is what government is planning
Air India employees may get ESOPs; here is what government is planning

The information memorandum said the transaction will involve Air India, its low cost arm Air India Express and Air India SATS Airport Services Pvt Ltd. With its biggest hubs in Dehli and Mumbai, the combined Air India/Air India Express group operated 138 aircraft at the end of 2017, split evenly between Boeing and Airbus Types.

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  • Iceland announces its leaders won't attend World Cup in Russian Federation
Iceland announces its leaders won't attend World Cup in Russian Federation

However, comments by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, raised again the spectre of a sporting boycott as she told reporters yesterday that: "There are a whole range of further options of action that could be taken". Iceland, which will compete for the first time at the global showpiece after its surprise qualification, has followed suit. ...

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  • Calif. county votes to join fight against state's sanctuary law
Calif. county votes to join fight against state's sanctuary law

Last week, the Los Alamitos City Council voted in favor of an ordinance declaring that SB 54 is contrary to the United States Constitution and stating that the city will comply with federal laws instead. During public comment, Fullerton resident Bethany Anderson said immigrants, statistically, commit less crimes than citizens. Hutchens announce...

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  • WH Dodges Questions On VA Secretary: No Announcements 'At This Time'
WH Dodges Questions On VA Secretary: No Announcements 'At This Time'

Richard Tubb, who trained Jackson, said in a letter read at Jackson's briefing that the members of the White House medical team have been "figuratively Velcro-ed" to Trump since the day after his election. Jackson, MD, as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs". A White House official said Trump warmed to Jackson and had been aware that Shulkin ...

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