• Fla. School Shooter Was on FBI's Radar Last Fall
Fla. School Shooter Was on FBI's Radar Last Fall

In a statement , the agency acknowledged that the tip should have been shared with the FBI's Miami office and investigated, but it was not. It was one of at least two alleged threat reports about the suspected shooter that the Federal Bureau of Investigation received, according to a law enforcement official.

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  • Trump Praises 'Incredible Job' of Doctors, First Responders in Florida Hospital Visit
Trump Praises 'Incredible Job' of Doctors, First Responders in Florida Hospital Visit

Before leaving Washington on Friday, Mr Trump said on Twitter he planned to meet with "some of the bravest people on earth - but people whose lives have been totally shattered". United States authorities have come under mounting scrutiny for failing to act on a series of warning signs. Trump told reporters he spoke to the victims of the inc...

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  • Trump to meet with Florida high school students
Trump to meet with Florida high school students

A representative of the bureau was not immediately available for comment. He went on to say the "FBI apparently made a awful mistake, and people should be held accountable". President Donald Trump has said he will focus efforts on mental health services in the wake of the shooting, but one is left to wonder if he means it.

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  • 1000 students expelled for cheating in Class 12 exams in Bihar
1000 students expelled for cheating in Class 12 exams in Bihar

The exam starts on February 21 and will conclude on February 28. Around 17.70 lakh students will write their matriculation examination in 1426 centres across the state this year. "We do not find anything objectionable with the step given the (large) scale of the examination". Cheating has been rampant in Bihar during board exams and competitive...

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  • BJP announces candidates for bypolls in UP, Bihar
BJP announces candidates for bypolls in UP, Bihar

The Congress has already named its nominees for both the constituencies. The Gorakhpur seat was vacated previous year with the resignation of Yogi Adityanath , while Keshav Maurya's resignation has led to the byelection in Phulpur. Akhilesh feels that the two parties will give Samajwadi Party an edge over the BJP in Gorakhpur seat. "There are ...

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  • Hillary Clinton coming to NZ
Hillary Clinton coming to NZ

The Growth Faculty has just announced it has secured one of the biggest speakers on the worldwide circuit, Hillary Rodham Clinton. In an election marked by rage, sexism, misogyny, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules, Secretary Clinton gives a candid ...

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  • Africa's new leader vows to crack down on corruption
Africa's new leader vows to crack down on corruption

During Sona, Ramaphosa said government will initiate a process to review the configuration, number and size of national government departments. On a personal level, Mr Ramaphosa faces a mammoth task of cleansing his image which was tainted by his involvement in the Marikana Massacre of 2012 when 34 striking miners were shot dead by the police.

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  • Nebraska basketball suffers crippling loss to IL
Nebraska basketball suffers crippling loss to IL

But it doesn't change anything. "He's a highly rated kid out of high school who is just growing into his own", Nebraska coach Tim Miles said. "You might be disappointed, but at the same time, nobody's going to feel sorry for you. "We just want to play for each other and play for the staff". The Huskers ended up starting the second half on a 1...

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  • Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening
Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

Mrs May, announcing the year-long review of student finance and university funding, will warn that the current system has failed to deliver sufficient competition on price - with nearly all courses being charged at the maximum £9,250 per year.

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  • FM Khawaja Asif to leave for official visit to Russian Federation today
FM Khawaja Asif to leave for official visit to Russian Federation today

Lavrov pointed to USA officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, who have said no outside countries influenced the United States election. McMaster also noted that special counsel Robert Mueller's team had shown that the USA was becoming "more and more adept at tracing the origins of this espionage and subversion".

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  • Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday?
Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday?

Martin Luther King Jr . While it's still officially called "Washington's Birthday" nearly every state now refers to the holiday as "Presidents Day", and so it's now used as a day to observe all of the nation's presidents. But the historical record reveals that Lincoln wasn't exactly the "most compassionate" of presidents. The day is now commo...

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  • Oxfam reports staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti scandal
Oxfam reports staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti scandal

The Times had said that Oxfam's country director for Haiti, Roland van Hauwermeiren, allegedly had prostitutes over at a villa that the charity had rented for him. The UK government has demanded Oxfam hand over any information concerning staff members' involvement in the scandals to their respective governments, as none of the aid workers found gu...

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  • Israel Successfully Accomplished Postponed Arrow 3 Test
Israel Successfully Accomplished Postponed Arrow 3 Test

This was followed by a malfunction in the target missiles, in both January and then again in December , which called for the tests to be aborted due to what appeared to be an inability to meet the required safety standards. "In the course of the test the interceptor simulated a full operational scenario", Levy said. Arrow-3 constitutes the four...

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  • Rain moves in to start the work week in West Michigan
Rain moves in to start the work week in West Michigan

By the afternoon, the steady rain shield should retreat to the north - but scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible throughout the afternoon and evening. The weekend brings a chance of rain both days, but for now neither day appears to be a washout. We'll get a chance to dry out Tuesday with even a little sunshine and highs in...

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  • George Christensen refuses to apologise for 'greenie punks' gun photo
George Christensen refuses to apologise for 'greenie punks' gun photo

Ben Pennings also asked Queensland Police to investigate the matter, however they dismissed the referral. Queensland Police said on Twitter it was aware of the photograph, as well as the circumstances behind it. The uproar is the latest headache for the ruling Liberal-National coalition, with Turnbull last week publicly criticising Nationals ...

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  • Accused Florida shooter was 'a monster living under our roof'
Accused Florida shooter was 'a monster living under our roof'

The Snead couple have now revealed that they failed to see the dark side of Cruz , who gunned down 17 innocent individuals in a Valentine's Day rage. James said he directed him to walk to a nearby Walmart. Cruz texted with the Sneads' teenage son later that day and even asked him what classroom at Stoneman Douglas he was in.

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  • Kurds Confirm Deal for Syrian Army to Join Afrin Battle Against Turkey
Kurds Confirm Deal for Syrian Army to Join Afrin Battle Against Turkey

Jandairis lies in a south-western pocket of the Afrin enclave which is the target of a Turkish-led assault against Kurdish forces. There was no immediate comment from the Syrian military. Even if a deal came into force it would still rest on shaky foundations, Jia Kurd admitted. The Damascus government and Kurdish forces each hold more territor...

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  • Trudeaus at the Taj
Trudeaus at the Taj

Trudeau became nostalgic and remembered the first time he visited the magnetic architecture. For decades Sikh separatists have been agitating for an independent state, and previous year Punjab´s chief minister accused Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan - who joins Trudeau on this trip - of being sympathetic to their cause.

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  • South Korea official floats idea of co-hosting Asian Games with North
South Korea official floats idea of co-hosting Asian Games with North

South Korea and North Korea have technically remained at war since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, as the war ended only with an armistice, not a peace treaty. The pointed US and Japanese diplomatic coolness has clear origins in national interest, with simple short-term stability on the Korean Peninsula - in the face of steadily rising North K...

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  • Vigil held in Toronto for Florida school shooting victims
Vigil held in Toronto for Florida school shooting victims

The FBI admitted Friday it received a chilling warning in January from a tipster who said Cruz could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow up. "To every politician who is taking donations from the NRA - shame on you". Ms Gonzalez urged the Government to take action and listen to the demands of people directly affected by...

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  • Dalit activist's death: Mevani held at rally site
Dalit activist's death: Mevani held at rally site

Police detained independent legislator Jignesh Mevani and others in Ahmedabad as protests flared up in various parts of Gujarat on the issue of Dalit land rights, presenting a major cause of worry for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.

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  • United States and China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' during Trump's Beijing visit
United States and China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' during Trump's Beijing visit

The aide carrying it is required to remain close to the president at all times. Kelly then came over and told the officials to continue walking in, after which a Chinese security official grabbed at Kelly, and the chief of staff pushed him off, according to Axios .

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  • Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual assault allegations
Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual assault allegations

Cox admitted to the newspaper that his behavior in the past had caused hurt and offence, but he denied claims, reported to police for inappropriate touching in the US that he assault a woman while he was attending a course at Harvard University in 2015.

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  • Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon Ban
Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon Ban

Hoffman emailed six GOP stalwarts, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush , according to the Times . "All I want to do is to restore sanity and adopt this assault weapon ban so that our children can get back in school and be safe and not get shot", he added.

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  • BJP legislator clears clogged school toilet
BJP legislator clears clogged school toilet

Mishra, who represents the Rewa seat in Lok Sabha, was asked by a government school children in his constituency to ensure the toilet is unclogged as it has turned unusable. He was later seen using a stick to penetrate through the dirt till the water started flowing. In another video shared on Twitter, he could be seen clipping the nails of the s...

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