• Priebus Opens Up About White House Chaos
Priebus Opens Up About White House Chaos

However, Priebus ultimately relented, saying it wasn't worth "going to go to war over" with Trump. "I responded, 'What?' And he said, 'Well, we just got a special counsel, and [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions just resigned.' I said, 'What!?" Other topics touched on in the wide-ranging interview: Anthony Scaramucci, preventing Jeff Sessions from r...

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  • Huge fire breaks out near holiest site in Tibetan Buddhism, Jokhang Temple
Huge fire breaks out near holiest site in Tibetan Buddhism, Jokhang Temple

The fire started at 6.40 pm yesterday but was soon brought under control, it said. State media said there was no damage to cultural relics. The Barkhor, a bustling market street in the heart of Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, was reopened to the public Sunday after a temporary closure following a fire.

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  • Florida shooter willing to plead guilty to avoid death penalty, attorney says
Florida shooter willing to plead guilty to avoid death penalty, attorney says

An FBI agent confirmed a field officer in Jackson, Mississippi, received the tip and interviewed the person who shared it. Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, was expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2017 for what the Broward County sheriff called "disciplinary reasons".

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  • Killed After Military Helicopter Crashes While Surveying Mexico Earthquake Damage
Killed After Military Helicopter Crashes While Surveying Mexico Earthquake Damage

Geological Survey. A strong quake cut power to nearly a million homes and businesses across Mexico , the head of the country's Federal Electricity Commission said Friday. The epicenter of the quake, whose initial magnitude was reported at seven.five, was 50 kilometers northeast of Pinotepa, in (wah-HAW-kah) Oaxaca State.

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  • GoFundMe to support Florida school shooting victims
GoFundMe to support Florida school shooting victims

On CNN Wednesday night, Don Lemon said that after yet another mass shooting at school - this one in Parkland, Florida , with 17 dead - "everyone agrees" that "we need to keep guns out of the hands of risky people", America can make "mental health a priority" at the same time as it enacts new gun laws, and "I know we are better than this".

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  • Cyclone Gita to bring severe weather
Cyclone Gita to bring severe weather

Cyclone Gita was updated as a Category 2 as it moved towards Niue on Saturday 10 February. "Now is the ideal time to plan ahead", says the Ministry's Director, Sarah Stuart-Black. A Watch for heavy rain is in force for Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington, and the South Island as far south as North Otago. Gita will approach the western coa...

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  • Floridians Tell Politicians Who Do The NRA's Bidding Their Time Is Up
Floridians Tell Politicians Who Do The NRA's Bidding Their Time Is Up

The NRA spent $30.3 million supporting Trump and opposing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and McClatchy DC . "Because we earned it just like how you earned the right to protect Barron ". So one way to look at the total NRA impact on these races is calculate the total benefit to the Republic...

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  • How to talk to your kids about school shootings
How to talk to your kids about school shootings

Fear of tougher gun laws after deadly shootings may drive people to stockpile weapons. A chant started up among those gathered: "Shame on you!" She also said the state would be covering counseling for survivors and encouraged donations to the official GoFundMe account for victims and families.

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  • California man pleads guilty in special counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe
California man pleads guilty in special counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe

The plea agreement was announced on the U.S. Department of Justice's website under Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The plea deal is the third in special counsel Robert Mueller's continuing Russian Federation probe.

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  • Trump's top security adviser says Russian meddling is 'incontrovertible'
Trump's top security adviser says Russian meddling is 'incontrovertible'

In addition to the actual charges announced Friday, McCarthy says it is significant that Mueller and Rosenstein conclude that no Americans knowingly collaborated with Russian attempts to cause mischief in the campaign . In an exclusive interview with NBC News earlier this month, Manfra said the Russians successfully penetrated the voter r...

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  • Russians indictment reveals odd 'meddling' efforts
Russians indictment reveals odd 'meddling' efforts

The indictment on Friday, complete with an on-camera announcement by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , took away much of Trump's room to maneuver. Members of the group posed as Americans, and opened bank accounts under their identities, and spent thousands of dollars buying political advertising, the indictment says.

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  • Sessions orders review of FBI after failure to investigate Florida shooter tip
Sessions orders review of FBI after failure to investigate Florida shooter tip

Speaking at the White House, President Donald Trump pledged that his administration would help "tackle the hard issue of mental health" but made no mention of gun control. The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. "It was no surprise to anyone who kn...

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  • State investigated after Florida school shooting suspect cut himself
State investigated after Florida school shooting suspect cut himself

David Hogg, a senior and news director at the high school, recorded video of Wednesday's massacre as he huddled in a room with fellow students. "This is why people need to be politically active". It's also not clear - and perhaps unlikely - that the man accused of terrorizing the high school in Parkland and killing 17 people there would have met ei...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago
Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago

BuzzFeed writes that vlogger Ben Bennight emailed the agency in September of past year, saying someone had left a comment claiming they were "going to be a professional school shooter". Robert Lasky, FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Division, confirmed Thursday that the FBI received information a year ago about a YouTube comment.

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  • How do different groups define school shootings?
How do different groups define school shootings?

It certainly seems like we need to find better ways to address the stunning commonality in all these mass shootings , which is that the men who perpetrate them are sick - Las Vegas, Pulse nightclub, Newtown, Columbine, Charleston, Virginia Tech, Tucson, Aurora - on and on, these killers were mentally ill and in nearly every case, someone knew ...

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  • India opt to bowl in sixth ODI
India opt to bowl in sixth ODI

The two teams will now head into the three-match T20I series, which starts in Johannesburg on Sunday, February 18. It was a blessing in disguise, and they kept bowling short. Leg-spinner Imran Tahir has also been rested in a bid to give more opportunities to young spinners in Tabraiz Shamsi and Aaron Phangiso. SOUTH AFRICA: Aiden Markram (capt)...

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  • Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences
Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences

Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. "It was a fair trial in which the suspect was given a chance to defend himself", Qadir said, adding the ATC has awarded the sentence to the accused only in the case of the seven-year-old girl.

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  • Olympics-Ice hockey-Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US
Olympics-Ice hockey-Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US

Joy overflowed again when Donato scored his second of the game that turned out to be the victor as he and his fellow college players led the way in an important 2-1 victory that put the US atop its group heading into weekend play. The Bruins are going to have to keep this in their back pocket when they are making possible moves at the deadline. "Th...

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  • Aussie PM in crisis talks with deputy amid feud
Aussie PM in crisis talks with deputy amid feud

Since the scandal became public last week, Turnbull had avoided commenting for the sake of Joyce's estranged wife and four daughters. Commentators questioned Mr Turnbull's decision to publicly chastise his deputy, a move apparently meant to force Mr Joyce to resign but which instead led to the feud.

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  • Trump visits Florida school shooting survivors
Trump visits Florida school shooting survivors

The information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life, it added. The state's governor has called on its director to resign. President Donald Trump . US President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting , meeting privately with victims and chee...

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  • Dutchwoman ter Mors breaks Olympic record to win women's 1000m speed skating
Dutchwoman ter Mors breaks Olympic record to win women's 1000m speed skating

Japanese sprinter Nao Kodaira failed to live up to her billing as the headline act and had to make do with a runner-up finish as the Netherlands' Jorien ter Mors zoomed off with the women's 1,000 meters speed skating gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday night.

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  • Alpine skiing: Last-placed North Korean skier comes first for cheer squad
Alpine skiing: Last-placed North Korean skier comes first for cheer squad

This image shows the US and North Korean flags against the backdrop of South Korea's presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae. Kim's younger sister , Yo-jong, was sent to South Korea last week to attend the opening ceremony of the Games and extend an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang.

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  • UK party leader sacked after racist texts
UK party leader sacked after racist texts

The UKIP leader has been ousted after party members backed a motion of no confidence in him. The party's chairman, Paul Oakden, announced shortly before 17:00 (GMT) today that members had voted to support the UKIP National Executive Committee's no-confidence vote against Bolton.

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  • Stylish Star Allu Arjun in awe of Priya Prakash Varrier
Stylish Star Allu Arjun in awe of Priya Prakash Varrier

The academy also held a protest here in front of the Minara Mosque, where they held placards with messages like, "Stop misuse of sacred personalities". Now when she's become an internet sensation making guys insane, everyone is keen to know everything and anything about Priya Prakash Varier. "The song will not be withdrawn for the time being".

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  • New Zealand aim to iron out bowling chinks
New Zealand aim to iron out bowling chinks

David Warner and D'Arcy Short set the ball rolling and their aggression set the sight easy for the middle order batsmen Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell and Aaron Finch. On their return to the ground where worldwide T20 cricket begun, Australia not only replicated their initial success but took part in a game that highlighted how stiffer the competition ...

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