• Students calling out Trump, Congress on gun violence
Students calling out Trump, Congress on gun violence

If Google searches are a fair indicator, there has been much more interest in gun control than gun rights since the shooting last Wednesday. In a 2000 book, published well before he ran for president, Trump said he has generally opposed gun control, but at that time did back a "ban on assault weapons" and "a slightly longer waiting period to pu...

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  • Virat Kohli achieves rare double in latest ICC rankings
Virat Kohli achieves rare double in latest ICC rankings

Indian skipper Virat Kohli , who is enjoying a sensational run in cricket, achieved another unique feat on Tuesday when he became the second batsman in the world to touch the 900-point mark in Both Test and ODI cricket in the brand new ICC rankings.

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  • Price Target Summary: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
Price Target Summary: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

About 736,484 shares traded. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV ) has risen 10.63% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. (NYSE:ABBV). Indiana Trust & Invest Management Com reported 17,957 shares. Cibc Asset has invested 0.12% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 33 ...

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  • Florida shooting: Republican aide fired after saying Parkland survivors were 'actors'
Florida shooting: Republican aide fired after saying Parkland survivors were 'actors'

Asked to back up his claim, Kelly emailed back with a YouTube conspiracy video containing a news clip showing 17-year-old student David Hogg in California last summer. "I was just made aware that my aide made an insensitive and inappropriate allegation about Parkland students today", he said. "Theyve been there. I can verify that", Broward Coun...

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  • Trump's order to ban bump stocks is an empty gesture
Trump's order to ban bump stocks is an empty gesture

The motion was defeated by a vote of 36-71 as students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School watched on in disbelief. Cornyn is taking the lead among Senate Republicans on legislation that would increase government accountability for the background check system and address " bump stocks ", mechanisms that can essen...

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  • Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk
Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk

The warning comes in a major observational study, which involved more than a million adults diagnosed with dementia between 2008-2013. Scientists who looked at 57,000 cases of dementia diagnosed before the age of 65 found that 39 per cent could be attributed to alcohol-related brain damage .

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  • We won't allow INEC, APC manipulate elections - Wike
We won't allow INEC, APC manipulate elections - Wike

The governor said, however, that come 2019 elections, Nigerians would resist every plot to manipulate results of polls by INEC across the country. Professor Sheka reiterated KANSIEC's stand that the elections, which were supervised by independent monitors and Civil Society Organisations (CSO) were adjudged "most peaceful" in the history of Kano S...

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  • ICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli attains rare landmark, surpasses Brian Lara
ICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli attains rare landmark, surpasses Brian Lara

He smashed 558 runs - a new record - in the six games, scoring at an astounding average of 186 a piece. He is now seventh in the ODI list of all-time rankings that is led by Vivian Richards with 935 points and the India captain is now a good 22 points clear of Sachin Tendulkar , whose ODI career high of 887 points came against Zimbabwe in Janu...

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  • Army to award three school shooting victims with Medals for Heroism
Army to award three school shooting victims with Medals for Heroism

An Army spokesperson told the Daily Beast and Fox News that the Medal of Heroism was presented to the family of Alaina Petty during a memorial service on Monday. To earn a JROTC Medal of Heroism, one of the highest honors a cadet can earn, "the achievement must be an accomplishment so exceptional and outstanding that it clearly sets the indiv...

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  • Trump, Congress not doing enough to prevent mass shootings
Trump, Congress not doing enough to prevent mass shootings

Trump, who signed a measure past year to make it easier for the mentally ill to buy guns, has said that he is open to changes to background checks for gun purchases. But Americans are roughly split on this proposal, with 50 percent in support and 46 percent opposed, a stark contrast from the 80 percent support for the ban in 1994, the year it was e...

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  • New poll finds 97 percent support gun background checks
New poll finds 97 percent support gun background checks

Eighty-three percent of voters believe a mandatory waiting period for all gun purchases is necessary. On other questions concerning gun control, the poll also found its highest levels of support since it began focusing on the issue following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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  • Woman Booted Off Emirates Fly After She Complained of Menstrual Pains
Woman Booted Off Emirates Fly After She Complained of Menstrual Pains

While Beth described the pain as "one out of 10" and was happy to make the seven-hour flight, the cabin crew thought otherwise. Mr Moran, a barber, told The Sun: 'To be kicked off for period pains, it was madness. The crew decided, however, that because there was no doctor on board, the couple had to get off the plane and reschedule their f...

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  • Devin McCourty claims Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't starting
Devin McCourty claims Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't starting

That wasn't a secret to the guys on the team. Butler played 98 percent of the defensive snaps in the regular season. "It's just not true", he continued. Whatever the reason for Butler being available to play but not playing , his absence became more and more conspicuous because the defense struggled to stop the Philadelphia passing game.

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  • Fergie apologizes for rendition of national anthem at NBA All-Star Game
Fergie apologizes for rendition of national anthem at NBA All-Star Game

I've always been honoured and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA . CNN has reached out to reps for Fergie for additional comment. "I think mine was better lowkey", she tweeted on Monday. It was different. It was sexy. While the sitcom star's rendition was purposefully terrible,...

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  • West Boca High students walk off campus in school shooting protest
West Boca High students walk off campus in school shooting protest

There have been numerous mass shootings, not just in schools, since then in the United States, and students in this age group have grown up in an environment where they regularly train for the possibility of being targeted by a shooter on the loose in school.

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  • Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing repatriation of Rohingyas on no-man's land
Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing repatriation of Rohingyas on no-man's land

Rakhine state officials said the action of the refugees at zero line are politically motivated to create global pressure. During the meeting with Lisa Curtis, they discussed bilateral, regional and global security issues. Myanmar has handed over to Dhaka a list of 508 Hindus and 750 Muslims, verified as its residents in the first batch of refug...

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  • A New Sheep-Human Hybrid Embryo Could Help Boost Organ Supplies
A New Sheep-Human Hybrid Embryo Could Help Boost Organ Supplies

Scientists have discovered a way to grow human organs in the body of a sheep, a major breakthrough in the medical community. . Since this was prohibited in Japan, he moved to the Stanford University in the US. They can be easily produced by in vitro fertilization (IVF) and require fewer embryos to be transplanted into an adult than pigs. As of ...

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  • Karnataka needs government with 'mission', not for 'commission': Modi
Karnataka needs government with 'mission', not for 'commission': Modi

The PM participated in various public functions on Monday. Launching the Nasscom's Futureskills initiative at the opening day of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) via a video link, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his inaugural address , said, India is on the cusp of digital revolution and skilling youth will make the na...

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  • Pope Francis makes historic retreat by accepting Nigerian Bishop's resignation
Pope Francis makes historic retreat by accepting Nigerian Bishop's resignation

A latter dated February 19, 2018, in which the Vatican accepted Okpaleke's resignation, also stated that he had been replaced by the Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, the Most Rev. Because of this, many had hoped that one of their own would fill the two-year episcopal vacancy in the Ahiara diocese. Meanwhile, the news of the resignation of the bishop ...

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  • School girls escape Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
School girls escape Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

On whether the students were abducted, he said, "We can not say, because the insurgents went into the students hostel, and many of these students scaled fence to the bushes". A total of 205 suspects have so far been convicted in the mass trial launched by Federal Government some months ago. Barely over two weeks after the Boko Haram terrorists ...

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  • Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All
Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All

Gardner and colleagues now want to investigate the microbiome, epigenetics, or a different gene expression pattern they've yet to figure out for clues that might explain the drastic variability. "We wanted them to choose a low-fat or low-carb diet plan that they could potentially follow forever, rather than a diet that they'd drop when the study en...

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  • Kratom linked to dozens of illnesses from salmonella, health officials warn
Kratom linked to dozens of illnesses from salmonella, health officials warn

It is also known by the street names Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketom and Biak. More than one-third of the poison center calls reported use of kratom in combination with other substances, such as illicit drugs, prescription opioids or over-the-counter medications, the CDC said.

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  • Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO
Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO

Many speculate he will opt to leave the Nationals for a massive payday from one of baseball's blue bloods like the Dodgers, Yankees or Cubs. They beat us and that's it, " he said. I just want to stay healthy. "We're expected to possibly win a pennant and we're expected to possibly win a World Series, " Harper said of perhaps his last Nats chanc...

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  • Pennsylvania reports drop in flu cases, 28 deaths
Pennsylvania reports drop in flu cases, 28 deaths

The vaccine offers the best protection from the flu and reduces severe outcomes should an individual become ill with the flu. The lower numbers reflect a similar pattern reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in recent weeks.

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  • Russian delegation at Olympics confirms doping case, reports say
Russian delegation at Olympics confirms doping case, reports say

But she said she still had no reservations about playing against the Russian athletes on Monday. A decision would be made soon after that. "I'm sure we'll see them again later in the tournament, and I think the outcome will be a lot different".

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