Saturday, 1st April 2017

World News

White House seems to be losing control of intrigue over Russia and allegations of campaign-Kremlin links (CNN)

Opinion: Don't count President Trump out just yet (CNN)

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Made the Ultimate Dad Joke on April Fools' Day (Time Magazine)

Russian government offers "election interference" in April Fools prank (CBS News)

Venezuelan Court Revises Ruling That Nullified Legislature (New York Times - Paywall)

London terror attack: All 12 arrested are released (Daily Mail)

Texas bus crash: Video shows truck swerving before impact (Daily Mail)

Why we love our yellow cars (BBC)

Trump Aide Lashes Out, Calls for 'Defeat' of GOP Lawmaker (NBC News)

ISIS Second-in-Command Killed in Airstrike: Iraqi Military (NBC News)

S Korean cargo ship Stellar Daisy vanishes in South Atlantic (BBC)

FBI investigating Trump associates Russia ties from as early as March 2016 (CBS News)

Behind the controversy surrounding House Intel chair, Russia probe (CBS News)

Trump Goes Back to the Schoolyard With Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd Insult (Newsweek Magazine)

WWE's Nikki Bella posts topless video from bed before WrestleMania 33 (Daily Star)

South Africa's Government in Turmoil After Zuma Ousts Finance Chief (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Venezuela's top court reverses its decision to strip congress' power (Los Angeles Times)

Whats next in the House, Senate Intel Committees Russia probe? (CBS News)

More Than Half of All Americans Want an Independent Probe Into Trump's Ties to Russia (Time Magazine)

'Let's stop Brussels' Hungary revolts against EU for 'forcing illegal immigration' (Daily Express)

Siri Knows It's April Fools' Day (Time Magazine)

April Fools' Day round-up: Funny or foolish? (CNN)

Not An April Fools Joke: The UConn Womens Historic 111-Game Win Streak is Over (Newsweek Magazine)

Venezuela: Supreme court backtracks on powers bid (BBC)

Eye Opener: Trump backs Flynn after immunity bombshell (CBS News)

Russia Jokes About Election Interference' on April Fools' Day (Time Magazine)

Under Pressure, Venezuela Court Reverses Decision to Abolish Congress (Newsweek Magazine)

Brexit negotiations: Security will NOT be a bargaining chip' warns Boris Johnson (Daily Express)

Venezuelan court reverses move to strip congress of power (CNN)

Venezuela high court reverses move to strip congress' power (Fox News)

EU Rules Out U.K. Trade Deal Before Brexit Is Finalized (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

ISIS facing doom as second in command of jihadi group wiped out in Iraq airstrike (Daily Star)

How everything may be wrecking your gut health (Daily Mail)

Bomb found in River Thames day before Boat Race (Daily Star)

New South Africa finance minister Gigaba calls for radical reform (BBC)

London attack: All 12 people arrested let go (CNN)

Russia Investigates Online Calls for a New Moscow Protest (Newsweek Magazine)

Thousands Take to Streets of South Korea in Support of Embattled Former President Park Geun-hye (Time Magazine)

All 12 Arrested in Parliament Attack Released Without Charge (Newsweek Magazine)

The Latest: Venezuela's supreme court reverses ruling (Fox News)

All Arrested Following London Terror Attack Released (NBC News)

Trump walks out before signing executive orders (CNN)

'Come here I want to slap you' Duterte blasts EU as he invites Brussels 'sons of b*****s' (Daily Express)

This Is Why Alaska Belongs to America Not Russia (Time Magazine)

Kushner, Ivanka Trump May be Worth More Than $700 Million (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump 'will back UK on Gibraltar' as Spanish defence chief holds ISIS Pentagon talks (Daily Express)

Leeds mother-of-three spared jail after sharing ISIS audio (Daily Mail)

Gibraltar is not going to be a political pawn in Brexit (Daily Mail)

April the giraffe: Fans in panic as live stream goes down - is April giving birth now? (Daily Express)

Michael Phelps Rocks Twitter With Epic April Fools' Day Prank (NBC News)

British expat is arrested after she is crushed to death (Daily Mail)

Maths professor pulls off a funny April Fool's Day prank (Daily Mail)

12 protestors arrested as EDL members and anti-fascists clash in Trafalgar Square (Daily Express)

3 Arrested in Connection With Atlanta Highway Fire (NBC News)

Caller Warned Pickup 'All Over the Road' Before Deadly Church Bus Crash (NBC News)

Spain branded 'Europe's most corrupt country' amid Brexit power struggle over Gibraltar (Daily Express)

International Court’s Top Official Says Violence in Congo May Amount to War Crimes (New York Times - Paywall)

WWE legend coming back for Wrestlemania 33 in 11th hour shock deal (Daily Star)

REVEALED: ISIS bomb-makers create laptop bombs to fool airport security checks (Daily Express)

Eurovision 2017: Why Ukraine and Russia are facing off (BBC)

Quora: How Russia and Putin Benefit From a Trump Presidency (Newsweek Magazine)

Donald Trump Walks Out Of Executive Order Signing Without Signing Anything (Huffington Post)

April Fool's Day 2017: The best and worst joke ideas (Daily Star)

April Fool's Day pranks 2017: The FUNNIEST fake news stories on April Fool's Day 2017 (Daily Express)

Business Interests Trump the Publics With Rollback of Internet Privacy Rules (Newsweek Magazine)

Teen throws leaving party for his LEG before amputation (Daily Mail)

'Not a DONE deal' EU's plan to hit UK with MASSIVE Brexit bill could be toppled, IDS says (Daily Express)

How Brexit could still rip the Tory party in two (Daily Mail)

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A welcome end to EU sabre rattling (Daily Mail)

South Africa's new finance minister notes 'mutual suspicion' (Fox News)

You May Not Live Long Enough to Ride a Driverless Car (Newsweek Magazine)

April Fool's Day pranks 2017: The BEST jokes on April Fool's Day 2017 (Daily Express)

Porn before a first date is key for success (Daily Mail)

UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks (Fox News)

April Fool's Day 2017: The Ultimate Round-up Of The Best Pranks (Huffington Post)

How North Korea Got Its People Back in Kim Jong Nam Standoff (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Why Trump is in for a Long Fight on Climate Science Regulations (Newsweek Magazine)

South Sudan's civil war creates a new lost generation (Fox News)

White Muslim convert who fought for ISIS back in Belgium (Daily Mail)

Trump walks out before signing executive orders (Daily Mail)

Juncker is 'complete & total idiot' and EU has lost all credibility, Nigel Farage blasts (Daily Express)

Iraq: Airstrikes kill over 100 ISIS militants near Syria border (Fox News)

April the giraffe looks set to have April Fools baby as signs of contractions continue' (Daily Express)

April Fool's Day: 10 stories that look like pranks but aren't (BBC)

Swexit is COMING' Swedish MEP says his country is ready to follow Britain and quit the EU (Daily Express)

Irish MEP warns UK will end up as ROADKILL' as EU ready to Brit bash' in negotiations (Daily Express)

New laptop bombs may evade security, Intel sources say (CNN)

Trump and Russia: Four things you need to know (CNN)

Google Launched' Some Apps for Your Pets on April Fools' Day (Time Magazine)

SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul (Fox News)

Ship carrying 16 Filipinos, 8 South Koreans missing near Uruguay (Fox News)

As Criticism Mounts, Venezuela Asks High Court to Revisit Power Grab (New York Times - Paywall)

3/31: Trump wants Flynn to testify on Russia investigation; After naming worst place to live in America, reporter makes a correction, of sorts (CBS News)

Spain handed right to BLOCK Gibraltar from any Brexit deal (Daily Mail)

U.S. believes terrorists testing bomb that may evade airport security (CBS News)

3 arrested in connection to Atlanta I-85 overpass fire (CBS News)

Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress (Fox News)

Texting while driving may be cause of deadly bus crash (CBS News)

EU citizen bemoans OLDER GENERATION' for causing Brexit & claims 'the young will suffer' (Daily Express)

BREXIT BORDERS: Michael Gove claims Britain will have FREE MOVEMENT but with a catch (Daily Express)

Brexit: Gibraltar angered by Spain's EU 'veto' (BBC)

Teachers fake "spelling test" is April Fools gold (CBS News)

Mexico Welcomes Possible U.S. Shift on Nafta, but Mistrust of Trump Persists (New York Times - Paywall)

Sanders: Trump didn't win, the Democrats lost (CNN)

Bitter eurocrat Donald Tusk tells May to agree to 'divorce bill' or Brexit WILL stall (Daily Express)

South Korean supporters of arrested ex-president to protest (Fox News)

White House Accepts ‘Political Reality’ of Assad’s Grip on Power in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

San Francisco District Attorney Fires Back Over Courthouse Arrests (Time Magazine)

The bloc WILL obey' Marion Le Pen claims EU will be forced to give France a better deal (Daily Express)

Judge approves Trump University settlement deal (CBS News)

Trump backs Flynn's immunity request (CNN)

Kremlin says US-Russian relationship is even WORSE than the Cold War under Trump (Daily Express)

US state to kill 8 people in 10 days (CNN)

Cold War fake news: Why Russia lied over Aids and JFK (BBC)

Videos of Force-Feeding at Guantánamo Will Stay Secret, Court Rules (New York Times - Paywall)

Why the NHS is getting patients boxing and drumming (BBC)

Firing of South Africa’s Finance Minister Widens a Political Rift (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump University Lawsuit Approved by Judge for $25 Million (NBC News)

Chief U.S. diplomat weighs in on sanctions against Russia (CBS News)

2 Sue Trump and U.S. Officials, Claiming They Are on ‘Kill List’ (New York Times - Paywall)

Fired Trump aide Michael Flynn's immunity bid 'momentous' (BBC)

April Fool's Day Quiz 2017: How Good Is Your Bullsh*t Detector? (Huffington Post)

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: EU to demand EVERY British number plate is RECALLED by 2019 (Daily Express)

Trump is a Good Samaritan' sticking up for the helpless', says former Archbishop (Daily Express)

EU can BACK OFF: Gibraltar chief says rock will be MORE BRITISH' after Brexit (Daily Express)

Pound ROCKETS as investors turn attention from Brexit to Frexit amid ECB rates nod (Daily Express)

National Price Hike Day: Prices set to STING Brits tomorrow on April Fools' Day (Daily Star)

Manal Omar: The not-so-secret ISIS weapon (CNN)

Trump Orders Review of Trade Abuses, Import Duty Evasion (Newsweek Magazine)

News Analysis: Trump Talks Tough on Trade but Delays Real Action (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump backers: not worried about Russia (CNN)

FBI: Laptop bombs may be able to get past security (CNN)

Pruitts Comments on Carbon May Have Violated EPA Policy (Newsweek Magazine)

Here Are the Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2017 (Time Magazine)

15 big changes to your finances in April (BBC)

Trump leaves room before signing orders (BBC)

Connecticut Could Be First State to Allow Armed Police Drones (Newsweek Magazine)

EU rules out early trade talks with UK in Brexit process (BBC)

Sen. Claire McCaskill Announces She Will Oppose Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Nomination (Time Magazine)

Israel Will Limit West Bank Settlement Construction in a Nod to President Trump (Time Magazine)

Trump backs Flynn's call for immunity in Russia probes (Financial Times - Paywall)

Brexit Makes Gibraltar's Future Uncertain As EU Negotiating Position Gives Spain Veto (Huffington Post)

In Major Shift, Trump Taking Egypt’s Human Rights Issues Private (New York Times - Paywall)

Father reveals ISIS fighter's heartless response in Mosul (Daily Mail)

Amnesty Calls on Russia to Free Prisoners of Conscience' After Alexei Navalnys Anti-Corruption Protest (Newsweek Magazine)

Parcel posted through window before landing in toilet (BBC)

Gibraltar outraged that Spain has veto power over its future (Fox News)

Mexico court orders drug lord Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo freed (Fox News)

Sign O the Times at 30: Miguel on Why Princes Masterpiece Lives On (Newsweek Magazine)

Venezuela's top prosecutor rebukes Supreme Court power grab as protests continue (Los Angeles Times)

Trump Not as Popular as Obama: Voters Give President F Grade, Call Him Embarrassing, Poll Says (Newsweek Magazine)

Clinton Raps Trump Foreign Aid, Diplomacy Budget Cuts (Newsweek Magazine)

Is Trump and Rice's Meeting a Thaw to a Previously Icy Relationship? (NBC News)

As Mosul fighting rages, a family tries to come back home (Fox News)

Why the CIA Is Increasingly Worried About Chinas Moles (Newsweek Magazine)

Maduro's power grab incites scuffles in Caracas (Financial Times - Paywall)

As Trump proposes cutting the NIH budget, a new study highlights its value (Newsweek Magazine)

2 ex-legislators arrested for money laundering in Guatemala (Fox News)

Nigel Farage Bonds With Donald Trump (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Obama Officials Made List of Russia Documents to Keep Them Safe (NBC News)

Laura Roush: Why Mexicans are drawn to Saint Death (CNN)

Indian State Is Expanding Penalty for Killing a Cow to Life in Prison (New York Times - Paywall)

Great White Shark swallows seal off coast of South Africa (Daily Mail)

German lawmakers hit at May's EU security stance (Financial Times - Paywall)

The Saturday Profile: A Pioneering German Feminist Looks Back in Anguish (New York Times - Paywall)

Seven Signs That Your 'Baby Brain' May Be Permanent (Huffington Post)

Britain will take back powers to deport foreign criminals (Daily Mail)

Fallon and Mattis strike hawkish tone on Russia (Financial Times - Paywall)

South Africa leader fires finance minister in late-night purge, sparking currency plunge (Los Angeles Times)

Donald tusk lists Brexit demands before trade talks start (Daily Mail)

'We WON'T be bullied' Fury as Spain looks to exploit Brexit to SEIZE Gibraltar from the UK (Daily Express)

Sturgeon trolling May with referendum pic? (CNN)

Airdrops providing desperately needed food in South Sudan (CBS News)

Dems look south to test anti-Trump strategy (CNN)

Brexit brings Irish reunification back into the spotlight (Financial Times - Paywall)

Nunes, Flynn Fallout Grows Ominous for Trump White House (NBC News)

EU: Brexit is punishment enough (CNN)

What it's like to meet a former ISIS soldier (CNN)

With nowhere to turn, refugees crowd makeshift camps as they flee the Islamic State in Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Fears for Gibraltar's future as Spain secures VETO over its EU access (Daily Express)

Man arrested over Merseyside hit-and-run of four-year-old (Daily Mail)

What gifts has Theresa May been given? (BBC)

The Interpreter: India, Long at Odds With Pakistan, May Be Rethinking Nuclear First Strikes (New York Times - Paywall)

Airdrops feeding thousands in South Sudan, but some in need still lose out (CBS News)

Why Japan scraps new homes (CNN)

Former NSA chief: Russia interfered in 2016 election (CBS News)

ISIS propaganda chief killed in airstrike (CBS News)

How ISIS is evolving (CNN)

Information warfare: Is Russia really interfering in European states? (BBC)

Iraqi forces close in on historic mosque where Islamic State declared its 'caliphate' (Los Angeles Times)

Mexican official arrested for drug trafficking said his state would never be home to narcos (Los Angeles Times)

Why ISIS offered to kill a 4-year-old girl (CNN)

Amid Trump tensions, Mexico and UC schools announce new collaboration on research (Los Angeles Times)

In what the opposition calls a 'coup,' Venezuela's high court seizes power from National Assembly (Los Angeles Times)

Trump administration stops disclosing troop deployments in Iraq and Syria (Los Angeles Times)

Tillerson and Turks fail to agree on next moves in fight against Islamic State in Syria (Los Angeles Times)

South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-hye is arrested in connection with bribery scheme (Los Angeles Times)

Nina Schick: Despite Brexit and Trump, Merkel isn't running scared (CNN)

Van Jones: Trump may have signed Earth's death warrant (CNN)

Grinning Ronaldo bust artist hits back (CNN)

These camps take those fleeing 'that hell' of Mosul. First, prove you're not Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

Why you can't get a table at this restaurant (CNN)

ISIS and the art of creating lone wolves (CNN)

Why your world map is probably wrong (CNN)

Raped 43,000 times, but fighting back (CNN)