• Florida shooting triggers demand for 'common-sense' gun control
Florida shooting triggers demand for 'common-sense' gun control

In response, gun rights advocates are sounding out. And lawmakers got to change the way they do things. Similar guns have been used in many mass shootings , including in Las Vegas past year and Orlando in 2016. Construction's underway at Windsor Middle School in Imperial to make the entrance more secure. Children participate in drills on how...

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  • Korea Underwent Appropriate Process for N. Korea's Olympics Participation
Korea Underwent Appropriate Process for N. Korea's Olympics Participation

Griffin was one of several foreign-born players who joined the South Korean national team after naturalization a year ago. The games led to a remarkable moment of reconciliation between the rivals but their decades-long animosities could easily erupt again after the Olympics.

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  • Russian skier killed, others rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg
Russian skier killed, others rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg

The official said the skiers had also signed an indemnity bond that they would not venture into the backcountry where avalanches occur on regular basis. Tragedy struck the recreation area when the five men were skiing in the upper reaches of Gulmarg. Nestled in the mountain range that encircles the Indian-controlled Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg is a s...

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  • Inmates who clapped for cop death suspect may face reprisals
Inmates who clapped for cop death suspect may face reprisals

As officers escort Legghette past the holding cell, some of the inmates can be seen clapping. Cara Smith, chief policy officer for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, told NBC that "certainly engaging in such despicable behavior goes toward the character of the person".

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  • Afton's Jessie Diggins takes fifth in Winter Olympics 10-kilometer freestyle
Afton's Jessie Diggins takes fifth in Winter Olympics 10-kilometer freestyle

One surprise best-seller has been a $90 Team USA one piece pyjama. Because the Winter Olympics involves far fewer categories than the Summer Olympics, the IOC is able to hold a ceremony at the end of each day to award all medals to athletes.

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  • CM Siddaramaiah presents populist budget prior to 2018 Assembly polls
CM Siddaramaiah presents populist budget prior to 2018 Assembly polls

While Modi has assured doubling of farmers income by 2022 and declined to waive farm loans, Siddaramaiah has announced "Raitha Belaku" a direct income assistance scheme a first of its kind in the country to give direct income assistance of Rs 5000 per hectare subject to a maximum of Rs 10,000 crore for each farmer growing rain fed crops.

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  • Andhra Pradesh: 7 die after inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning septic tank
Andhra Pradesh: 7 die after inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning septic tank

According to police, four workers entered the underground tank where the waste water is stored. The supervisor is undergoing treatment. Locals alleged the workers entered the drain without taking precautions or wearing a proper gear after management ordered them to clean the drain.

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  • FIR against JNU students for 'laying siege' to admin block
FIR against JNU students for 'laying siege' to admin block

However, the students continued their strike against the new attendance rule, as per which they would be forfeited of their hostel accommodation and scholarship/fellowship in case they do not achieve 75 per cent attendance. Let us raise our voice against such unwelcome behaviour. The protesters led by the JNU Students' Union - which has opposed t...

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  • ICE Raids Across Southern California Prompt Protests
ICE Raids Across Southern California Prompt Protests

The action comes on the heels of raids in Northern California targeting undocumented immigrant workers. Raphael Sanchez, a member of ICE's Office of the Principal Legal Advisor, concocted the scheme to obtain loans, lines of credit, and make purchases using the aliens' identities from October 2013 to October 2017.

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  • Ronaldo makes Champions League history with 100th Real Madrid goal
Ronaldo makes Champions League history with 100th Real Madrid goal

Just when you thought you'd seen everything from the five-time Ballon d'Or victor, BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand , who enjoyed six illustrious years with Ronaldo at Manchester United, said this: " He used to do that in training, you know ".

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  • ACLU challenges Ohio's law criminalizing abortions based on Down syndrome
ACLU challenges Ohio's law criminalizing abortions based on Down syndrome

The lawsuit was filed Thursday against the state Health Department, state medical board and county prosecutors on behalf of Planned Parenthood and several individual abortion providers. Noting that Governor Kasich had signed 18 other abortion restrictions into law, ACLU of Ohio Legal Director Freda Levenson called the Down syndrome law "another t...

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  • Tripura Polls: Rahul lashes out at PM Modi, calls his promises fake
Tripura Polls: Rahul lashes out at PM Modi, calls his promises fake

He claimed the Congress would form the government at the Centre in 2019 and said his party alone could deliver good governance. Rahul, during his rally in Tripura, lashed out at the ruling Communist party and its rival from the centre competing in the state, BJP.

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  • Woman follows handbag into x-ray machine
Woman follows handbag into x-ray machine

The woman's weird actions startled security officers at the Dongguan Railway Station in China's southern Guangdong province on Sunday, according to Chinese media. Her solution was to join her lugguge on the conveyor belt. The woman was one of an estimated 390 million people expected to travel by train for the Chinese New Year holiday, which falls...

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  • Trump cites mental health - not guns - in speech on shooting
Trump cites mental health - not guns - in speech on shooting

The neighborhood surrounding the school was peppered with mobile command centers and mass triage units on cordoned-off streets, Moskowitz said. "I know he was 19 and an adult". On the House floor, Democrats cheered when Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) asked the chair, "can you tell us when the House may muster the courage to take up the gun violence?" ...

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  • Mueller Flips Gates - One More Cooperating Witness in the Trump-Russia Probe
Mueller Flips Gates - One More Cooperating Witness in the Trump-Russia Probe

They are accused of laundering tens of millions of dollars from the work through US and foreign companies and bank accounts. Nonetheless, lawyers for each defendant met with Jackson behind closed doors for long stretches on Wednesday. She expressed frustration that the early court dates in the case have been largely focused on other matters, such...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shooting: 'You've literally done nothing'
Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shooting: 'You've literally done nothing'

Alhadeff didn't buy Trump's argument. Trump on Thursday had said that he planned to meet with families and local officials and "continue coordinating the federal response ". While Kimmel agreed with some points in the President's speech , the television personality began to differentiate between the actions that the President recommended to...

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  • Trump points to missed signs in Parkland shooting
Trump points to missed signs in Parkland shooting

Ashley Kurth said of politicians who do little more than offer condolences after mass shootings: "We're exhausted of the 'We're sorry for your loss.' 'We're praying for you, '" Kurth said according to the Daily Beast . An AR-15 style rifle was used in Wednesday's shooting . The shooting took place around 2:30 p.m. (0730 GMT) Wednesday ...

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  • New details released in South Florida shooting
New details released in South Florida shooting

The 14-year-old's family lived in Woodcliff Lake, which is about 30 miles outside New York City, from 2010 to 2014, when they moved to Florida . Broward County Mayor Beam Furr told CNN Cruz had a history of mental issues . The video comes amid ongoing revelations about Cruz's troubled past. Rich and Rachel Castleberry visit one of se...

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  • Veterans Affairs chief of staff resigns over doctored emails
Veterans Affairs chief of staff resigns over doctored emails

Shulkin met Thursday with White House chief of staff John Kelly, according to a White House official familiar with the situation, who said Friday that Shulkin was not fired. She had been with the VA for 32 years as a career federal employee. When Obama was President, any whiff of scandal at the VA was made into months long drama for cable TV- rig...

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  • Rape slur on Kerala priest
Rape slur on Kerala priest

The incident occurred last month when Thomas was serving as vicar of the church at Perumthururth near Kaduthuruthy. The Pala diocese of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church issued a release on Thursday stating that Thomas had been dismissed from pastoral service and "all stages of priesthood".

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  • Al via le Olimpiadi invernali 2018 di Pyeongchang
Al via le Olimpiadi invernali 2018 di Pyeongchang

Saranno tre gli azzurri che si cimenteranno con le prime competizioni: Matteo Rizzo e la coppia composta da Nicole Della Monica e Matteo Guarise si esibiranno nei propri programmi corti validi per il team event di pattinaggio artistico .

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  • Teen suspect in Marshall County school shooting indicted by Grand Jury
Teen suspect in Marshall County school shooting indicted by Grand Jury

The name of Gabriel R. Parker, 15, was released Friday. There were 14 other students shot and seven others injured while trying to leave the school. A grand jury returned an indictment on Tuesday, charging Parker with two counts of murder and 14 counts of 1st degree assault.

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  • Maryam says Lodhran by-polls exonerated Nawaz Sharif
Maryam says Lodhran by-polls exonerated Nawaz Sharif

Gulalai spoke to the media outside the Parliament House on Thursday, saying that she was made the offer but she refused the Senate ticket because this did not sit well with her morals and patriotism. "Gulalai should first raise herself to a level in politics that would merit the PML-N offering her a ticket", he said. In a statement, PML-N's spoke...

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  • Trump omits gun control from address on school shooting
Trump omits gun control from address on school shooting

UPDATE: According to the Los Angeles Times , Jereb now says he was mistaken and Cruz was not a member of the Republic of Florida militia group. The group has previously called for Floridians to pick up arms against the government, fight for secession and revive a white "ethno-state".

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  • EU Tells Tech Companies to Do More for Users' Safety
EU Tells Tech Companies to Do More for Users' Safety

And, while they have made some beneficial policy changes, the EU Commission said they still need to do more. The executive arm of the European Union is exhausted of waiting for social media companies to comply with the EU's consumer protection rules, saying today that industry giants such as Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc.

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