• Trump directs DOJ to ban 'bump stock' gun accessories
Trump directs DOJ to ban 'bump stock' gun accessories

Trump spoke during a White House ceremony Tuesday recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers. Trump said "We have to do more to protect our children". The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had concluded in 2010 that bump stocks weren't regulated by existing law . Sen. "Today we begin the process of ...

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  • Number of United States anti-Muslim groups growing under Trump, watchdog says
Number of United States anti-Muslim groups growing under Trump, watchdog says

Since 2014, the number has jumped 20 percent, it said. According to the study, there were 233 black nationalist hate groups in the U.S.in 2017, up from 193 in the previous year. In a call with reporters, Heidi Beirich, head of the SPLC's Intelligence Project, likened the men's rights groups' rhetoric about women to the way the white nationalist o...

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  • Trump directs USA justice department to ban gun modifications
Trump directs USA justice department to ban gun modifications

Past efforts to address gun violence in Congress have failed. Survivors from the Parkland, Fla., high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting on February 14, walk past the house legislative committee room on Wednesday, to talk to legislators at the state Capitol, regarding gun control legislation, in Tallahassee, Fla.

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  • Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys compensation ruling
Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys compensation ruling

But a panel of five justices at the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal today. Responding to the judgement, Sir Craig said: "There is no doubt that it will have implications for how we resource and prioritise our investigations".

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  • Florida dominates TripAdvisor's 2018 'best beaches' in the country awards
Florida dominates TripAdvisor's 2018 'best beaches' in the country awards

Located on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos' commercial and tourism hub, Grace Bay boasts a long stretch of soft sand round a attractive clear bay. Interesting to note, Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica also ranked in the top ten on the listing. Winners are determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratin...

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  • Glencore to pay bumper dividend
Glencore to pay bumper dividend

The company saw its income and earnings soar previous year, benefitting from a recovery in resource prices. Under the dividend policy, Glencore distributes a 1 billion United States dollars payment, supplemented by at least another 25% of the cash generated by industrial assets.

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  • Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders
Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders

That is the responsibility of the shooter, certainly not the responsibility of anybody else". Sanders insisted that was not what Trump thought. "I think he's making the point that we would like our Federal Bureau of Investigation agencies to not be focused on something that is clearly a hoax in terms of investigating the Trump campaign and its ...

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  • American women win cross-country skiing gold
American women win cross-country skiing gold

She can take over sole possession of the lead with a medal in either the final two women's events - the team sprint relay or the 50-kilometer mass start. "In the individual races you are skiing for yourself". Former Norwegian alpine skiing champion Kjetil André Aamodt, now a commentator for TV Norge during the Olympics, said Mowinckel's victory "...

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  • Ivanka Trump to meet South Korea's Moon on Olympics trip
Ivanka Trump to meet South Korea's Moon on Olympics trip

U.S and North Korean relations were at an all-time low over the past year with leaders of both countries taking personal jabs at one another. The vice president invited slain American college student Otto Warmbier's father to join him in South Korea and met with several courageous North Korean defectors on his trip.

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  • Anthony Davis addresses future trade possibilities
Anthony Davis addresses future trade possibilities

Davis, who was a starter, wore Cousins' No. 0 jersey to honor his fallen teammate at the beginning of the game. "I know what it takes to win championships; we've got it'". During the same interview, Davis reflected on the possibility of spending his best playing years on a non-contender rather than requesting a trade.

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  • Palace rejects U.S. intel report tagging Duterte as threat to democracy
Palace rejects U.S. intel report tagging Duterte as threat to democracy

He wants to uphold the rule of law. The government statement also suggested that the Philippines takes the report more seriously because it came from the intelligence community and not the State Department, and hinted that the Asian nation's top leadership is concerned the us may decide to meddle in the country's internal affairs.

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  • Florida House Rejects a Motion to Consider a Bill Banning Assault Rifles
Florida House Rejects a Motion to Consider a Bill Banning Assault Rifles

The students on the seven-hour bus ride checked their phones, watching videos and reading comments on social media about the shooting, some of which accused them of being liberal pawns. President Trump will hold a listening session today on school safety. The Senate is also considering boosting spending on mental health programs for schools...

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  • Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial performance at #BRITs
Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial performance at #BRITs

A source tells the Daily Mirror: 'Ariana fell ill and was going to come in spite of that, but was ordered by her doctor to not fly'. Ariana Grande was scheduled to attend and perform a special tribute at the 2018 Brit Awards later tonight, dedicated to the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.

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  • President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban
President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban

Most automatic rifles have been illegal to own in the USA since 1986, so bump stocks create a loophole in the law. Trump said the point of these meetings is to "develop concrete steps that we can take to secure our schools, safeguard our students and protect our communities".

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  • Lindsey Vonn Retiring: Will 2018 Be Skier's Last Olympics?
Lindsey Vonn Retiring: Will 2018 Be Skier's Last Olympics?

Norway took the silver and Italy bronze in a thrilling sprint finish that saw the Germans missing the podium despite dominating much of the race. Meanwhile, Vonn competed a day ago in downhill, where she won the bronze medal ( she won gold in Vancouver).

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  • Billy Graham, Evangelist Known as 'America's Pastor,' Dead at 99
Billy Graham, Evangelist Known as 'America's Pastor,' Dead at 99

But Jerushah Armfield, Billy Graham's granddaughter, criticized the president and said she disagreed with her uncle , noting, "I just don't want [Trump] to be held up as the poster boy for Christian evangelicals because he doesn't represent most of us".

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  • No Evidence that Russia Meddled in 2016 US Election
No Evidence that Russia Meddled in 2016 US Election

The Kremlin has repeatedly denied it tried to influence the 2016 election, casting such allegations as part of an anti-Russian campaign in the United States which it says is primarily created to hurt Trump politically. "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election". "I'm not sure why they continued to sit on that information", he said. ...

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  • Ryan Coogler 'moved to tears' by Black Panther fans
Ryan Coogler 'moved to tears' by Black Panther fans

The film has taken $426.6 million (around £305 million) worldwide in a week, and broken United States box office records . Black Panther not only sets itself apart from your typical superhero film, it finally gives Marvel a hero with talking about Erik "Killmonger" Stevens.

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  • FALLEN OFFICER: Mujahid Ramzziddin identified as Prince George's County officer shot, killed
FALLEN OFFICER: Mujahid Ramzziddin identified as Prince George's County officer shot, killed

Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said "We are asking for patience and respect at this time". A witness near the scene said they heard more than 10 shots fired. Officials said that Ramzziddin was a Marine Corps veteran, a father of four and his mother's only child. Gov. Larry Hogan ordered state flags flown at half-staff upon rec...

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  • May to meet DUP and Sinn Féin at Westminster
May to meet DUP and Sinn Féin at Westminster

Northern Ireland Secretary of State is to provide budget clarity for public services. She declined to immediately reimpose direct rule from Westminster and raised the prospect of calling another Assembly election. Britain must take steps towards setting a budget for Northern Ireland while it explores whether agreement can be reached to restore th...

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  • Japan wins gold in women's team pursuit skating
Japan wins gold in women's team pursuit skating

Lorentzen broke the Olympic record in a time of 34.41 seconds, only 0.01 second faster than the silver medalist Cha Min Kyu of South Korea. The Dutch team won silver (2:55.48), while the U.S. Women's short track skaters will have one more opportunity to compete at the 2018 games, in a new event - the mass start on Saturday, Feb. 24. Attention t...

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  • No coordination with Trump Jr. on India speech: US State Department
No coordination with Trump Jr. on India speech: US State Department

Trump Jr, the executive vice president of the Trump Organization, is now on a week-long visit to India to sell a range of ultra-luxury properties, including one in Gurgaon and another in Kolkata . Donald Trump Junior, the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, is on a week-long visit to India to push sales of the upcoming Trump Towers in the co...

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  • Attorney for prominent law firm charged with lying in US Russia probe
Attorney for prominent law firm charged with lying in US Russia probe

Alex Van Der Zwaan is expected to plead guilty Tuesday afternoon. The false statements van der Zwaan admitted to making involved the timing of his last communication with Gates and a person, described as "Person A", who was a longtime business associate of Manafort and Gates in Ukraine.

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  • School shooting videos could scar kids or galvanize them
School shooting videos could scar kids or galvanize them

News of the event spread quickly online, with more than 700 people from around the region expressing interest. The Syrian Civil Defense, or White Helmets, have been looking for survivors among the rubble and using makeshift hospitals to attend to the medical needs of the wounded.

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  • United States issues indictment against 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference
United States issues indictment against 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

Trump also questioned on Monday why Obama didn't do more to prevent Moscow from interfering in USA elections, tweeting: " Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election . Trump wrote just after 3 pm ET on Monday after returning from a round of golf at his course, said a CNN report . The indictment charged all of the Russi...

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