• Washington college on lockdown after reports of shots fired
Washington college on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Friday morning telling students and staff to lock down classrooms and offices. About an hour after the initial report, the South King Fire agency tweeted it knew of "no known" victims. It is located in Des Moines, Washington, about halfway between Seattle and Tacoma. Armed police officers were seen patrolling the campus where several ambulanc...

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  • Pakistan to send military training mission to Saudi Arabia
Pakistan to send military training mission to Saudi Arabia

The Pakistan Army has been finally deployed to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has been demanding deployment of Pakistani troops since the start of the Yemen conflict in 2015, but Pakistan has been struggling to evade the demand despite a unanimously adopted parliamentary resolution affirming the country's "neutrality" in the conflict.

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  • 2 firms paid $50 million by Trump inaugural committee
2 firms paid $50 million by Trump inaugural committee

The largest single payment - $26 million - went to WIS Media Partners of Marina del Rey, Calif., a one-shot entity created in December 2016 by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a socialite known for planning Manhattan galas and associate of Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

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  • What would you like to hear from the President's SONA?
What would you like to hear from the President's SONA?

Zuma resigned Wednesday, opening the way for Ramaphosa to become South Africa's fifth president since the end of white minority rule in 1994. Heckles erupted from the opposition benches. He has served as country's deputy president since 2014. "We have to build further on the collaboration with business and labour to restore confidence and preve...

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  • Mattis: US, Turkey find 'common ground' in dialogue on Syria
Mattis: US, Turkey find 'common ground' in dialogue on Syria

The meeting came on the eve of a visit to Turkey by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . "We have to be sure the YPG will withdraw to the east of the Euphrates [River]". The United States recognizes Ankara's right to secure its borders, but calls on Turkey to show restraint in its operation in Syria's Afrin and not to escalate tensions, Re...

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  • Mamata Banerjee Asks Ford to Build Manufacturing Plant in West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee Asks Ford to Build Manufacturing Plant in West Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the state will not invest 40 per cent of the fund in a scheme that is not a need of the hour. While Niti Ayog has captured the centre's health plan to cost Rs 5500-6000 crore a year, it has provisionally allocated 2000 crore only from the central government's budgetary allocation.

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  • Zuma resignation the 'direct result of EFF' activism - Malema
Zuma resignation the 'direct result of EFF' activism - Malema

So caucus is confident that everybody will be here‚ except those who‚ for very good reasons‚ can't be here. "In the eyes of the worldwide world, South Africa fell from being the world's darling to a polecat state as a result of Jacob Zuma's foreign policy".

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  • Mueller charges 13 Russians, three entities for interfering in USA elections
Mueller charges 13 Russians, three entities for interfering in USA elections

Trump". "Defendants, posing as USA persons and creating false U.S. personas, operated social media pages and groups designed to attract United States audiences", the indictment reads. The 13 employees of the organisation named travelled to the United States under false pretences in order to collect intelligence for their interference operations, ...

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  • Merkel says she is 'curious' and 'not frustrated' by UK's Brexit plans
Merkel says she is 'curious' and 'not frustrated' by UK's Brexit plans

The City's plan proposed that Britain and the European Union would allow cross border trade in financial services on the condition that each side preserve regulatory standards in line with the best global standards. A dispute resolution mechanism would be part of the plan, the FT said. The original " punishment clause " sparked angry reaction...

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  • Turkish PM Yildirim to meet Merkel amid spat over jailed German reporter
Turkish PM Yildirim to meet Merkel amid spat over jailed German reporter

Yildirim had repeatedly expressed "hope" this week that Yucel would soon be freed, while insisting that Turkish courts are independent. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told reporters in Munich he expected Yucel would shortly be able to leave Turkey .

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  • Murder suspect admits he 'snapped' after sex with victim
Murder suspect admits he 'snapped' after sex with victim

I feel like s. "I f--ing hate myself, you know?" "I wake up with nightmares thinking of what that girl went through", she said, crying. Cuesta, 19, was found on laying in the middle of the Tesla Road in Livermore with multiple stab wounds.

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  • Passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi suspended in ₹11300 crore bank scam
Passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi suspended in ₹11300 crore bank scam

PNBs first complaint was filed on January 29 with the CBI mentioning it as an Rs 280 crore fraud . Meanwhile, both Modi and Choksi are summoned under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and asked to depose within a week's time.

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  • Four life sentences for Palestinian who killed three Israelis in their home
Four life sentences for Palestinian who killed three Israelis in their home

An Israeli military court has sentenced a Palestinian resistance fighter to four life sentences after three settlers were killed in an illegal outpost a year ago, according to Ynet News. "The truth is, I really thought it would happen, really had a thought that this murder would shock the country", Salomon told Channel 2 . The Salomon family criti...

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  • Huge sinkhole swallows cars, prompts evacuations in Rome
Huge sinkhole swallows cars, prompts evacuations in Rome

The very big ground collapse happened about 5.30pm local time. At least six cars fell into the 30ft hole in Rome when the ground collapsed beneath them at around 5.30pm. However, the sinkhole is near a construction site, where workers are building residential structures, according to public broadcaster RAI News . The view of a large sinkhole t...

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  • Morning fog gives way to rain chances late — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Morning fog gives way to rain chances late — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Tuesday night, the low will be around 18, with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. A cold front will move across our region Friday afternoon and it will bring a chance for a few showers. Thursday will give way to variable cloudy skies along with a 50% chance of rain. "Although the snow could mix with sleet south of the turn...

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  • Who were the victims of the Parkland school shooting?
Who were the victims of the Parkland school shooting?

We're children. You guys are the adults . Jereb said he understood that Cruz had had "trouble with a girl" and he believed the timing of the attack, carried out on Valentine's Day, wasn't a coincidence. Vows to prevent such bloody episodes in the future abounded. According to the family's lawyer, who did not identify them, they knew that Cruz ow...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in poll-bound Tripura today
Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in poll-bound Tripura today

Manik Sarkar is the longest serving Chief Minister of any state followed by late Jyoti Basu, who was at the helm in West Bengal. The election in Charilam Assembly constituency (in western Tripura's Sepahijala district), reserved for the tribals, was earlier scheduled to be held on February 18 along with 59 other Assembly constituencies across t...

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  • Obama on Florida shooting: We are grieving, 'but we are not powerless'
Obama on Florida shooting: We are grieving, 'but we are not powerless'

Florida Senator Bill Nelson asked CNN , "Are we coming to expect these mass shootings as a kind of routine matter?" "Let me just note once again for my colleagues that this happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter, this scourge of school shooting after school shooting ", Murphy said .

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  • White nationalist leader says Florida school shooting suspect belonged to group
White nationalist leader says Florida school shooting suspect belonged to group

Another student told ABC News that before Cruz was expelled from the school he was barred from carrying a backpack on campus. When cops arrived, he ditched his bullet-proof vest and his AR-15 to blend in with the crowd. Even so, Hunter's father, Jason Frybergh, says he thinks it is too late for new gun restrictions to work. He is also believe...

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  • Olympic gestures open door for US, North Korea talks
Olympic gestures open door for US, North Korea talks

Kim Jong Un met the delegation on Monday after it returned to Pyongyang , the official KCNA news agency reported . His remarks follow widespread criticism of his failure to engage with a high-level North Korean delegation at the opening of South Korea's Winter Olympics at the weekend.

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  • Senate Rejects All Immigration Proposals
Senate Rejects All Immigration Proposals

Although the protections under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are due to start expiring on March 5, federal judges have blocked that from taking effect amid litigation. The Senate on Thursday killed a bipartisan bill that would have cracked down on sanctuary cities, as the long-awaited immigration floor fight tu...

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  • Pariksha Pe Charcha: PM Modi's tips to students, parents ahead of exams
Pariksha Pe Charcha: PM Modi's tips to students, parents ahead of exams

In his last Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi had asked students to share their thoughts and worries related to examination on MyGov app. Students were asked to share their queries using the hashtag #ExamWarriors. He also said students usually worship Goddess Saraswati, who is considered to be the goddess of knowledge. PM Modi suggested Yoga as a means of re...

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  • Stocks to Watch For: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Wells Fargo & Company
Stocks to Watch For: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Co now has $292.64B valuation. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $59.825. About 13,210 shares traded. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System stated it has 74,277 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 482,500 shares or 0.46% ...

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  • South Africa Declares Gupta Brother
South Africa Declares Gupta Brother "Fugitive From Justice"

He said the issue of corruption and mismanagement is on "our radar screen" and that one of his first aims is to meet rival party leaders so that "we can try and find a way of working together". So we will wait and see. In a day of high drama, police on Wednesday morning raided the Johannesburg home of the Gupta business family , which ...

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  • Heavily Jewish Parkland Was Florida's 'Safest City' - Until School Gunman Struck
Heavily Jewish Parkland Was Florida's 'Safest City' - Until School Gunman Struck

It has shocked the local community in Parkland. Three of them, including this horrific Florida one, have occurred in the last five months. Trump said in his speech Thursday that his administration was investigating the shooting, adding that state and local leaders are helping to "secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health"...

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