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St. Petersburg Metro Attack ‘Carried Out By Suicide Bomber’:

The St. Petersburg metro attack was carried out by a suicide bomber, the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister has said.

Kyrgyz authorities had earlier identified Akbarjon Djalilov as the suspect involved in Monday’s attack that left 14 people dead. It was unclear whether the number of dead, provided by the Russian Health Ministry, included the attacker.
Djalilov, in his 20s, is a Russian national born in Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz authorities said.
Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abyldaev said that the bomber’s motives were unclear. “Regarding the link with Islamic radicalism, we have to wait to know more until the investigation yields its full results,” Abyldaev said at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

UNC HOLDS OFF GONZAGA 71-65 TO WIN 6TH NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP:

North Carolina lost last year’s national title game to Villanova on Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater. But the Tar Heels were the ones dancing as the confetti fell this year.

Basketball royalty reigned supreme Monday, as North Carolina added to its illustrious history with a 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the 2017 national championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

President Trump Signs A Resolution Related To Financial Reform

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Trump Is Donating His Paycheck To The National Park Service:

President Donald Trump is donating the $78,333.32 salary he has earned so far to the National Park Service.

“It’s straight up. Every penny that the president received from the first quarter,” Press Secretary Sean Spicer told journalists at a White House press briefing Monday.

Spicer handed a check to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Tyrone Brandyburg, the superintendent of Harper’s Ferry historical site.

“The president is personally proud to contribute the first quarter of his salary to the important mission of the Park Service, which is preserving our country’s national security,” Spicer said.

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UPS Unveils Saturday Delivery — And 6,000 New Jobs:

Online shoppers, rejoice: UPS will finally deliver packages on Saturdays.

The expanded drop-off schedule, announced Monday, means UPS (UPS) to go head-to-head with FedEx (FDX) and the United States Postal Service. Both of those companies already deliver packages to people’s homes on the weekend.

The change is “one of the largest in the company’s 109-year-history,” a UPS statement said.

It will also generate jobs. Saturday delivery is expected to create 6,000 new U.S. positions by the end of 2018, boosting the company’s domestic operations by 1.7%.

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Melania Trump Gets Glamorous New Official Portrait:

The White House released Monday the official portrait of first lady Melania Trump.

Her new press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted the news, along with a link and later the official FLOTUS Twitter account sent out the photo.

The photograph was taken in the West Sitting Hall of the White House private residence, CNN confirmed. The photographer, Regine Mahaux, is well-known for her celebrity portraiture and has taken several pictures of Trump in the past, including high-glamour editorial images.

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