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Police fatally shoot teen outside Arkansas youth shelter.

MARION, Ark. — Police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old boy outside an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas and a criminal investigation is underway, state police said.

- Billings Gazette - US

WATCH: Passengers get stuck on roller coaster.

Passengers on a roller coaster at a theme park in Arkansas were stranded after the ride stalled. No injuries were reported.

- ABC News - US

Suspect faces felony charge in Ten Commandments' destruction.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of destroying a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.

- Billings Gazette - US

Sanders brings sardonic wit, southern drawl to White House podium.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders – a pugnacious Arkansas native from a political family – took to the podium as the new White House press secretary Friday, stepping into perhaps the most difficult job in the world: speaking for Donald Trump. The post Sanders brings sardonic wit, southern drawl to White House podium appeared first ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

The rise of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a Trump administration star who just became the new White House press secretary.

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersSarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House deputy press secretary, has gained prominence in recent months as she's taken on more public-facing duties on President Donald Trump's communications team. And with White House press secretary Sean Spicer's resignation on Friday, she could be next in line for his ...

- Business Insider - US

For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas.

- Townhall.com - US

For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas.

WASHINGTON — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

- Billings Gazette - US

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers.

— Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency. The department will be required to pay ...

- SFGate - US

WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Everything you need to know.

The Arkansas native is the newly appointed White House press secretary.

- ABC News - US

Sanders Steps Into Role As New Face Of White House.

WASHINGTON — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Her way with a zinger — and her unshakable loyalty to an often unpredictable boss — are big reasons ...

- TPM News - US

Sarah Sanders steps into role as new face of WH.

New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics - and down-home rhetoric - from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

- Times Of India - IN

The rise of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the new star of the Trump administration who's now a contender for Spicer's job

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersSarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House deputy press secretary, has gained prominence in recent months as she's taken on more public-facing duties onPresident Donald Trump's communications team. And with White House press secretary Sean Spicer's resignation on Friday, she could be next in line for his ...

- Business Insider - US

In a First, Drowned Toddler's Brain Damage Is Reversed

When a 2-year-old girl in Arkansas managed to make her way through a baby gate and fall into the family swimming pool, she was submerged in 41-degree water for as many as 15 minutes before she was found. Having technically drowned and suffered a heart attack, Eden Carlson was resuscitated...

- Newser - US

Walmart built giant towers to solve the most annoying thing about online ordering — and they could be coming to your store

Field AgentWalmart is ramping up its rollout of self-service kiosks that retrieve customers' online orders, the company told Business Insider. The first kiosk appeared in a Walmart store in Bentonville, Arkansas, last year. Walmart now has the machines in 20 stores, and plans to add them to 80 more stores across the country ...

- Business Insider - US

Big Bang Theory fans freak out over Kaley Cuoco's 'lovestruck' pic with Karl: 'Lucky son of a b***h'

Actress was spotted with her boyfriend, rafting in the Royal Gorge region on the Arkansas River.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

CNN Defends ObamaCare, Baits Guests to Attack Republicans

CNN has gone all out in defense of ObamaCare and has attacked any Republican measure to amend it. On Wednesday's New Day, virtually the entirety of the show was spent trashing Republicans. Co-host Alisyn Camerota asked these questions to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson: Great to have you. From where you sit, how do you ...

- NewsBusters - US

Arkansas Battling Medical Supply Company to Use Covertly Obtained Execution Drug

In a hearing last April, Arkansas Department of Correction Deputy Director Rory Griffin admitted he deliberately avoided a paper trail when he ordered vecuronium bromide -- one of three drugs in the state's lethal injection cocktail -- from McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. That could be because he knew McKesson didn't ...

- FindLaw - US

Shipping movements

These ships are expected in Malta: The Contship Max from Bejaia to Sousse, the Lady Massa from Tobruk to Tobruk, the CMA CGM Herodote from Skikda to Annaba , the MV Eurocargo Venezia from Genoa to Genoa and the Swansea from Antwerp to Piraeus today. The Evridiki G from Algeciras to Salerno, the Cerinthus from Alexandria to ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

U.S. Senator Cotton: Enough pressure needed to make Russia leave Ukraine, Georgia

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas says that enough pressure needed to make Russia eastern Ukraine, Crimea and Georgia.

- UNIAN - UA

Governors Also Have A Stake In Health Care Overhaul

Steve Inskeep talks to Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement for Obamacare.

- NPR - US

MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune

REUTERS/Rick WilkingThe Waltons are the richest family in America, but they're pretty discreet about it. The Walmart heirs have a combined wealth of $130 billion, which is more than both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. In fact, they are worth $48 billion more than the second richest family in the US – the ...

- Business Insider - US

Arkansas school test scores improve in 2nd year

- Education Week - US

Bodyguard's gun linked to shooting at rapper's Arkansas show

A bodyguard was charged Tuesday with illegally providing a firearm to the rapper who was performing when gunfire broke out at an Arkansas nightclub this month, and federal officials say … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Weed killer turns neighbor against neighbor in farm country

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. " A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thought of his neighbors as a community and always was willing to lend a hand if they faced any hardships with their crops."Mike would do anything for any...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Arkansas is turning into a modern day Handmaid's Tale

Arkansas won't stop passing laws that make getting an abortion more difficult.https://medium.com/media/7c1160e959d9d4883e768b93c598a0da/hrefSo far this year, Arkansas has passed more anti-abortion legislation than any other state in the country. Its most recent legislative success found a way to take the choice out of the ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Tennessee restricts use of Monsanto pesticide as problems spread

By Karl Plume CHICAGO - Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Dicamba is sprayed by farmers on crops genetically ...

- Yahoo! News - US

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