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British Prime Minister David Cameron has been re-elected. He and his Conservative Party have won a majority in yesterday’s general election.
Officers, loved ones pay respects to NYPD officer shot —More than 30,000 police officers from across the United States are expected to pay their respects to Brian Moore, the NYPD officer who died Monday after being shot while on duty over the weekend. He’s funeral is today in Seaford, N.Y. The 25-year-old and his partner had stopped a man suspected of carrying a handgun when the man opened fire on them. Officers arrived in packs for a wake Thursday, remembering Moore as a good guy eager to join the police force.
Experts predict rebound in April jobs report –When the government reports Friday on job growth during April, it could help clarify an increasingly nagging question: Just how strong is the U.S. economy? The picture has grown hazier of late. Employers added only 126,000 jobs in March, ending a yearlong streak of monthly gains above 200,000.
A Lacey Elementary School kindergartner is safe at home despite leaving school on his own after walking a mile to get there. His parents are thankful he’s okay, but really upset about what happened. His name is River, and his mom says he’s a very active kindergartner who earlier this week decided he wanted to go back home after arriving at school. His family says he always gives his mom a goodbye kiss and hug. But on that day she was asleep with his baby sister, so he decided to leave the school and go back home. ‘Because I was tired and I didn’t get to give momma a kiss and hug,’ he said.
Timothy Keller – The basic purpose of prayer is not to bend God’s will to mine, but to mold my will into his