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Liberty University files lawsuit against former president Jerry Falwell Jr.

Liberty University has filed a lawsuit against former school president Jerry Falwell Jr. that alleges he breached his employment contract and conspired to withhold damaging information from the university’s board of trustees. The university’s lawsuit alleges Falwell was dishonest with the executive committee when negotiating an exceptionally generous severance package, when he knew a brewing…MORE

2 transgender women killed in shootings at separate Charlotte hotels

2 transgender women killed in shootings at separate Charlotte hotels

Authorities have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings of two transgender women in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dontarius Long, 21, and Joel Brewer, 33, were charged in the deaths of Jaida Peterson, 29, and Remy Fennell, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said at a news conference on Friday. Peterson, 29, was found dead by…MORE

Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate to get new sentence

Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate to get new sentence

A court in Texas has thrown out the death sentence of convicted killer Raymond Riles, who has spent more than 40 years on the state’s death row. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled on Wednesday that Riles’ death sentence “can no longer stand” because the jury that sentenced him was not given instructions to…MORE

This is what we know about the shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility

This is what we know about the shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility

Authorities are on the scene of yet another mass shooting Friday, this time at a FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis. Deputy Chief Craig McCartt of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police said in a news conference Friday morning the investigation “is still very much in its infancy,” and there are still questions investigators are working to answer.…MORE

Family of Tamir Rice asks Justice Department to reopen investigation into his death

The family of Tamir Rice sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland Friday asking him to reopen the investigation into the boy’s 2014 shooting death and to convene a grand jury to consider charges against the Cleveland police officers who killed him. Former AG William Barr announced in December that the Justice Department would not…MORE

After Indianapolis FedEx shooting, employees are still waiting to reunite with family because FedEx restricts cell phone use at its facilities, police say

After Indianapolis FedEx shooting, employees are still waiting to reunite with family because FedEx restricts cell phone use at its facilities, police say

Hours after a gunman opened fire in an Indianapolis FedEx facility, family members of employees at the facility were still corralled at a nearby Holiday Inn, waiting to hear from their loved ones. Some families were still trying to contact employees as recently as 9 a.m. ET, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department told CNN on…MORE

Country News

Lee Brice Stops By Today To Talk with Hoda & Jenna

Lee Brice Stops By Today To Talk with Hoda & Jenna

Lee Brice woke up early Wednesday to stop by Today with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager. He talked about how his life has changed since the early days of his career, his ACM Award Nominations with Carly Pearce for “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” and of course his new song “Memory I Don’t Mess…

Kane Brown Wins the ACM Award for Video of the Year for “Worldwide Beautiful”

Kane Brown Wins the ACM Award for Video of the Year for “Worldwide Beautiful”

Congrats to Kane Brown on his ACM Video of the Year Award win! During his appearance on CBS This Morning with Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil, and Anthony Mason, Kane was informed by Anthony that his video “Worldwide Beautiful” was an ACM winner. See the moment right here… Country music star @KaneBrown is up for two #ACMAwards…

Eric Church’s Album, Heart, Arrives Friday, April 16th

Eric Church’s Album, Heart, Arrives Friday, April 16th

For his Heart, &, Soul projects, Eric Church wanted to mix up the recording process when it came to making the albums. So, he packed up everything from producer Jay Joyce‘s studio — including Jay, songwriters, studio assistants, and musicians, and headed out of Nashville to North Carolina. Eric says, “I think that by going to…

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