• European Union divided over Western Balkan enlargement
European Union divided over Western Balkan enlargement

The European Commission has earmarked six states to join the bloc within the next seven years: Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. Austria's foreign minister also spoke in favour of a swift integration of the region. "It is obvious the USA has a Western Balkans strategy, Russian Federation has a Western Balk...

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  • Teacher Hailed As A Hero After Quick Thinking During Shooting Saved Lives
Teacher Hailed As A Hero After Quick Thinking During Shooting Saved Lives

Jarboe continued: "She said, 'Knock it down or open it with a key". Her quick thinking was credited with saving their lives while 17 students and faculty members were killed. Rospierski is a social sciences teacher at Stoneman Douglas High School in south Florida. Authorities say Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the school, legally purchased the...

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  • Sanders rebuffs WaPo on Trump focusing on shooting responders: 'Very misleading'
Sanders rebuffs WaPo on Trump focusing on shooting responders: 'Very misleading'

The FBI, the top U.S. law enforcement agency, admitted it had received a chilling warning in January from a tipster who said the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz, could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow up . Discussing the school shooting, police said the 19-year-old suspect in Florida, Nikolas Cruz, opened fire with an...

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  • There are still bodies at the school, Broward sheriff says
There are still bodies at the school, Broward sheriff says

As investigators tried to establish the motive for Wednesday's shooting rampage, students and neighbors portrayed Cruz as an often odd and hostile figure who threatened others, talked about killing animals, and posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media.

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  • North Korean skaters don't have Olympic medal, but they won the crowd
North Korean skaters don't have Olympic medal, but they won the crowd

The North and South squads were combined to symbolize the hopes of political discussions toward a unified Korea, or at least a de-escalation of tensions between South Korea and North Korea, which has aggressively ramped up its nuclear program and rhetoric against the United States .

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  • Abe and Trump united in demanding nuclear-free North Korea
Abe and Trump united in demanding nuclear-free North Korea

Security Council resolutions. "I haven't given any thought to reunification". Last January, the U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted her along with six other North Korean officials for "severe human rights abuses" and censorship that concealed the regime's "inhumane and oppressive behavior".

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  • 4-year-old Akron girl fatally shot during apparent domestic dispute
4-year-old Akron girl fatally shot during apparent domestic dispute

Warrants for murder and weapons under disability have been issued for Bitting, who is considered armed and risky. Police said around 10:30 p.m. on February 16 officers responded to a shooting on the 900 block of Mercer Avenue. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notification. The child, who has not been identif...

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  • Central AL Forecast: Warm and Rainy This Weekend
Central AL Forecast: Warm and Rainy This Weekend

Chance of precipitation is 20%. Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. The entire day will not be a washout. Rain chances will start to decrease by late afternoon. Temperatures are in the upper 50s to lower 60s! Clouds return overnight with a 30% chance of rain late. Sunday was mild and overcast. High temperatures Tuesday are...

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  • Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse
Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse

Scicluna and Cruz will meet on Saturday morning in a church in NY, the Chilean victim told Radio Cooperativa. Francis is facing the most urgent crisis of his papacy over his support for Barros, whom he made a bishop in 2015 in face of protests from Catholics.

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  • US, Russian Officials Respond To Mueller's Indictment
US, Russian Officials Respond To Mueller's Indictment

The indictment accuses 13 Russians and three Russian companies of mounting " interference operations" to sway the presidential election away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump . Of the national's charges , three are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud and five were charged with aggravated identity theft...

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  • Man and teen killed in Horsham level crossing crash
Man and teen killed in Horsham level crossing crash

The tragedy happened just before 9am today in Horsham, West Sussex. Officers from the British Transport Police attended the scene with paramedics and Sussex police officers. 'People should expect some disruption to services in the area while we investigate'. There are no reports of other fatalities or injuries. National Rail said the collis...

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  • German and French spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation
German and French spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation

She said Germany had not fundamentally changed its position on Brexit . With other parts of the exit negotiations mired in uncertainty, London hopes a security treaty would entrench mutual co-operation under common goal of protecting European population against threats that do not recognise global borders.

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  • Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno
Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno

Two of the bombers attacked the Tashan Kifi fish market. "There were a lot of people doing last minute shopping when the suicide bombers hit the market", he added. He added that Nigeria was not actually fighting an external war but it is nearly like brothers fighting against brothers, which makes it a bit hard even for the armed forces to curtail...

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  • Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday
Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday

Madison could see some snow on Saturday as well. Heavy snow is possible with snow accumulations of four to seven inches. This system holds nearly a whole range of scenarios, so stay tuned as things develop, but also be prepared to see pretty much every kind of precipitation.

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  • Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders
Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders

Top row from left, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un; right, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Television visuals from the North Korean state broadcaster suggested that Hwang Pyong-so, who held the rank of Vice Marshal, attended the commemorative events of the 76th anniversary of the birth of the former leader Kim...

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  • President Trump Addresses Florida Shooting
President Trump Addresses Florida Shooting

If you need help, turn to a teacher, a family member, a local police officer or a faith leader. Answer hate with love; answer cruelty with kindness. "Answer cruelty with kindness", he said . Trump has had some missteps in this area since becoming President, which the official attributed to his personality. "It's an incredible thing", Trump said.

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  • President Trump Visits Florida Hospital In Wake Of Deadly School Shooting
President Trump Visits Florida Hospital In Wake Of Deadly School Shooting

When Mr Trump tweeted his "prayers and condolences", 16-year-old Sarah Chadwick responded by writing : "I don't want your condolences you f***ing price [piece] of s***, my friends and teachers were shot". "My job is to protect my children, and I sent my kid to school". But he extended few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning, ...

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  • Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges on 2016 US vote tampering
Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges on 2016 US vote tampering

The detailed document presented the most compelling public evidence to date that the Russian operation was elaborate, expensive and real. “The United States' position, it is my understanding, is to strongly oppose that pipeline, ” Francis Fannon, who has been nominated Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, said during his U.S.

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  • U.S. spy agencies to brief state officials on election threats
U.S. spy agencies to brief state officials on election threats

Former Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak was equally dismissive when he took to the stage at the top security gathering in Munich. "The Trump campaign did nothing wrong - no collusion!" "Our American colleagues launched some kind of hunting spree throughout the world on Russian computer wizards", Sergey Kislyak said at the Munich Security...

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  • Quake tremors felt in Wiltshire
Quake tremors felt in Wiltshire

The initial quake, initially thought to be 4.7 on the Richter scale but later reduced, hit at around 2.31pm around 20km from Swansea. "The whole building just shook?" Meanwhile, others took to social media to make slightly more sarcastic comments.

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  • 11yo girl arrested for threatening to kill Florida middle school classmates
11yo girl arrested for threatening to kill Florida middle school classmates

The student also provided a written confession, according to Local 10, in which she explained that another student ordered her to put the note under the assistant principal office's door or she would get her friend to fight her. A teen girl from Nova Middle School wrote a disturbing note that reads, "I will bring a gun to school to kill all of yo...

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  • Serial killer sentenced to death for child murders in Pakistan
Serial killer sentenced to death for child murders in Pakistan

Imran had reportedly even confessed to other crimes on further investigations. According to the Dawn news, Imran now has 15 days to appeal against the verdict. Zainab Ansari was raped and murdered. On January 9, a police constable recovered her body from a heap of rubbish. The victim's father expressed satisfaction over the court verdict, s...

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  • Israeli warplanes bomb locations across Gaza
Israeli warplanes bomb locations across Gaza

All four were evacuated for medical treatment. Israeli warplanes and battle tanks have targeted the southern part of the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime goes ahead with its acts of aggression against the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver.

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  • Chants of 'no more guns' break out at Florida school shooting vigil
Chants of 'no more guns' break out at Florida school shooting vigil

In a statement, the Milwaukee-based pro-gun-control group WAVE Educational Fund said: "Florida, like Wisconsin, has relatively weak gun laws". What's more , the rule Trump rescinded was opposed by both the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Rifle Association , so it wasn't exactly universally hailed.

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  • Russian deaths in Syria hinted
Russian deaths in Syria hinted

The bogus stories about hundreds of Russians allegedly killed in Syria in an air raid by the US-led anti-terrorist coalition was launched by anti-government rebels, ARMENPRESS reports , citing TASS , Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told during a news briefing on Thursday.

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