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Miss North Dakota is crowned Miss America 2018

Miss North Dakota is crowned Miss America 2018

Miss Massachusetts Jillian Zucco chalked up her first win during the 2018 Miss America pageant preliminaries on Thursday night when she was awarded a $5,000 science scholarship. The model won Friday's swimsuit prelim and has promised to be a part of the post-Irma cleanup and recovery effort, regardless of whether she wins Miss America 2017.


Eli Gold previews Alabama's home opener with Fresno State

Eli Gold previews Alabama's home opener with Fresno State

We need to build off this and carry it into the rest of the season. Bulldogs quarterback Chason Virgil eventually found the end zone, but not until Alabama emptied its bench, connecting with Derrion Grim for a 26-yard touchdown to pull within 34-10 with 6:06 remaining.


Marriage equality rally in Sydney draws tens of thousands

Marriage equality rally in Sydney draws tens of thousands

At a rally in Sydney, Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister, said that gay marriage had been embraced by much of the world and urged Australians to back the change. 'This postal survey is an opportunity for Australians to show our nation the type of country we want to be - one built on commitment, responsibility, and treating all Australians with a fair go, ' gay Liberal MP Tim Wilson told supporters.


8 killed, others wounded after shooting in Plano home

8 killed, others wounded after shooting in Plano home

Plano police initially responded to a weapons call when officers heard shots when they approached the home. An officer shot and killed the suspect, the media outlets reported. All of those killed and injured are believed to be adults. Police have yet to determine a motive for the attack. Additional details were not immediately available.


Georgia governor sticks with coastal evacuation

Georgia governor sticks with coastal evacuation

Governor Nathan Deal has chose to expand the state of emergency to include all 159 counties in the state of Georgia , according to a press release. As happened a year ago with Hurricane Matthew, 25 nursing home patients from Fraser Health Care in Hilton Head were evacuated Friday to a facility associated with University Hospital in Augusta, this time to University Extended Care Amara.


Germany's Merkel points to Iran talks as model for N. Korea

Germany's Merkel points to Iran talks as model for N. Korea

Earlier Sunday, the Telegraph reported senior British officials had told it that it was not credible that North Korean scientists alone brought about the recent nuclear technological leaps forward. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer arrives for a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, April 12, 2017.