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Russia says if Google down-ranks Sputnik and RT it would be censorship.

Russia's foreign ministry said on Thursday that moves by Alphabet Inc's Google to place articles from Russian news outlets Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results would amount to censorship. Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, speaking on stage at an international forum la...

- The Raw Story - US

GoPro camera captures swarm of angry hornets attacking Louisiana exterminator.

Jude Verrett captured the harrowing episode as he destroyed the insect's nest.

- ABC News - US

New Orleans ramps up new surveillance system to monitor public.

Under the guise of public safety, the city of New Orleans is amassing a surveillance grid of video cameras, microphones, facial recognition technology, and license-plate…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Louisiana missionary home after being detained in Guatemala.

A Louisiana man detained by Guatemalan authorities since March while on a church mission trip has returned to the United States.

- FOX News - US

Bush's 1991 disavowal of David Duke.

President George H. W. Bush disavowed former KKK leader David Duke during the 1991 Louisiana gubernatorial election.

- Washington Post - US

U.S. LNG a message to Putin, Louisiana senator says.

Sending liquefied natural gas drawn from U.S. reservoirs to Poland sends a strong message to the Russian president about influence, a Louisiana senator said.

- UPI - US

Brickbats: The Wheels of Justice.

Kevin Smith spent almost eight years in a New Orleans jail awaiting trial for possession of crack cocaine. He never did get a hearing on that charge. But the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal earlier this year ruled that the multiple delays had violated his right to a speedy trial.

- Reason.com - US

Ashley Hamilton To Helm 'Gothic Harvest'; UTA Inks Jason Kohn; Comedy Dynamics Nabs Two Titles - Film Briefs.

Ashley Hamilton is attached to direct and star in the horror film Gothic Harvest. It follows the aristocratic, wealthy France-born Boudine family, who move to New Orleans in the mid-1800s to make their way in America, only to have their beautiful youngest daughter cross paths with the fiancé of the legendary Queen of ...

- Deadline.com - US

Gulf of Mexico producers to become Talos Energy Inc.

Talos Energy LLC, Houston, and Stone Energy Corp., Lafayette, La., have agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction creating a Gulf of Mexico producer named Talos Energy Inc. Both companies recently have reported discoveries in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. And Talos this year reported an oil strike in shallow water off ...

- OGJ - US

Turtles & Technology Advance Understanding of Lung Abnormality.

A study of an unusual snapping turtle with one lung found shared characteristics with humans born with one lung who survive beyond infancy. Digital 3D anatomical models created by Emma Schachner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, made the detailed research ...

- ENN - US

Venezuela Arrests Top Citgo Executives.

Venezuelan authorities arrested the acting president of Citgo, the U.S. subsidiary of state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA , along with five other senior executives Tuesday for alleged corruption. Attorney General Tarek William Saab told a press conference that interim president Jose Pereira and other managers allegedly ...

- Voice of America - US

Louisiana man accused of killing ex-wife with an ax indicted

A grand jury has indicted a man accused of attacking his ex-wife in front of her home with an ax as she was leaving for work, killing her.

- FOX News - US

Man freed from death row blames conviction on racial bias

A man freed from Louisiana's death row says his case was corrupted by a biased autopsy and a prosecutor's racism and religious fervor.

- FOX News - US

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was elected as the city's first female mayor this weekend in a runoff that pitted her against another woman. LaToya Cantrell, 45, on Saturday defeated former Municipa...

- The Raw Story - US

Israeli designer clothes Serena Williams' bridal party

Galia Lahav's Tel Aviv studio custom-made six cream-colored gowns and shipped them to New Orleans for the wedding of the tennis star.

- Israel21c - IL

City Of New Orleans Elects Its First Female Mayor

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat Mitch ...

- TPM News - US

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

- A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was elected as the city's first female mayor this weekend in a runoff that pitted her against another woman.

- Reuters - US

Latoya Cantrell: New Orleans Elects First Female Mayor

Voters in New Orleans have elected 45-year-old Latoya Cantrell as the city's first female mayor in its nearly 300-year history.

- NPR - US

LaToya Cantrell to Become New Orleans' First Female Mayor

Cantrell gained a political following for her work after Hurricane Katrina

- Yahoo! News - US

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary | Reuters

REUTERS - A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was elected as the city’s first female mayor this weekend in a runoff that pitted her against another woman. The post New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th ...

- Firstpost - IN

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

It's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the Vietnamese community to serve on the City Council

- ABC News - US

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

- Townhall.com - US

LaToya Cantrell elected New Orleans' first female mayor

LaToya Cantrell was elected New Orleans' first-ever female mayor in Saturday's election, capturing 60 percent of the vote.

- UPI - US

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

LaToya Cantrell, 45, on Saturday defeated former Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet in a special runoff election to replace Mitch Landrieu. Cantrell will take office as the 51st mayor of New Orleans in May 2018 as the Louisiana city celebrates the 300th anniversary of its founding by the French in 1718.

- Yahoo! News - US

Purdue professor receives $5M grant for grain research

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor has received a $5 million grant to help develop hybrid grain seeds that will resist parasite weeds.

- Billings Gazette - US

LaToya Cantrell will become first woman mayor in New Orleans' history

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Cantrell wins race for mayor in New Orleans

The Latest on Saturday's mayoral election in New Orleans : 10:55 p.m. It's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

- Townhall.com - US

New Orleans Elects Its First Woman Mayor

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.   The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat Mitch Landrieu as the ...

- Voice of America - US

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Cantrell declares victory in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — The Latest on Saturday's mayoral election in New Orleans :

- Billings Gazette - US

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor…

- Billings Gazette - US

Latoya Cantrell will become first woman mayor in New Orleans' history

Latoya Cantrell, a City Council member who gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, was the victor Saturday night in an election that will make her the first woman mayor in New Orleans' history. A Democrat, she'll succeed term-limited...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Cantrell declares victory in New Orleans

- Townhall.com - US

Latoya Cantrell will become New Orleans' 1st female mayor

- Townhall.com - US

Zoo throwing farewell party for beloved gorilla

BOSTON — A Boston zoo is holding a farewell party for a beloved gorilla that's heading to another zoo in New Orleans to start his own family.

- Billings Gazette - US

New Orleans abuzz over Serena Williams wedding

Despite the media frenzy, the happy couple released few details of their ceremony

- Daily Monitor - UG

Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian marry in New Orleans

Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tied the knot at a star-studded wedding.

- UPI - US

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

- Townhall.com - US

Stars descend on New Orleans as Serena weds Alexis Ohanian

Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Anna Wintour and Eva Longoria on guest list

- The Hindu - IN

Stars descend on New Orleansas Serena weds Alexis Ohanian

Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Anna Wintour and Eva Longoria on guest list

- The Hindu - IN

Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian in star-studded bash

Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria were among the A-list guests in New Orleans.

- BBC - UK

Louisiana Man Arrested After Trying to Cross into North Korea for 'Political Purposes'

The 58-year-old man, identified only as 'A', was detained by police early Monday morning

- Yahoo! News - US

Louisiana Man Arrested After Trying to Cross into North Korea for 'Political Purposes'

The 58-year-old man, identified only as 'A', was detained by police early Monday morning

- TIME Magazine - US

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