• 'Laws have failed,' say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales
'Laws have failed,' say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales

Trump said that the background checks are going to be very strong. He explained that he wants to give "concealed guns" to teachers with "military or special training experience". Wednesday afternoon in the White House the president met with students and parents of those affected by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting .

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  • Number of US hate groups jumps 20 percent since 2014: watchdog
Number of US hate groups jumps 20 percent since 2014: watchdog

The fourth was a racist skinhead group known as Be Active Front USA. The law centre counted more than 600 groups that "adhere to some form of white supremacist ideology". In the Philadelphia region, the Shoebat Foundation in Newtown, Bucks County and Micetrap Distribution in Maple Shade, Burlington County also remained active in 2017.

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  • Shorewood High School on alert after social media threat
Shorewood High School on alert after social media threat

They said Sapulpa Police found no credible threat to the school, and noted that the post spread to schools across the USA with SHS initials. The Sterlington Police Department has notified the public a threat towards SHS. It's unclear if any arrests have been made in connection with the threat. "This social media post has been determined to be a...

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  • High court rules United Kingdom air pollution plans 'unlawful'
High court rules United Kingdom air pollution plans 'unlawful'

ClientEarth lawyer Anna Heslop said: "The Judge has effectively allowed us to bring this matter straight back to court without delay if the government continues to fall short of its duties". Environment secretary Michael Gove has also pledged to completely phase out petrol and diesel vehicles, which are the main producers of toxic nitrogen dioxide...

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  • DG ISPR excited for PSL, Karachi final
DG ISPR excited for PSL, Karachi final

PSL starts today with defending champions Peshawar Zalmi taking on newcomers Multan Sultans at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, with the final to be held on March 25. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan will also miss the tournament due to injury. 'I feel that the PSL has been wonderful in developing talent. "He is also a great fie...

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  • Trump holds listening session with students on mass shootings
Trump holds listening session with students on mass shootings

These are the parents and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that will attend the listening session with the president today. Scores of them have descended upon their state capital in Tallahassee to demand changes in the law, while hundreds of others around the state staged walkouts on Wednesday in solidarity.

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  • Russia Opposes US Bid To 'Condemn' Iran Over Supply Of Yemeni Arms
Russia Opposes US Bid To 'Condemn' Iran Over Supply Of Yemeni Arms

The draft resolution, backed by France and the United States, calls for unspecified measures in response to the UN report about Iran's alleged role in Yemen, stressing that the UNSC will take "additional measures to address these violations", and that "any activity related to the use of ballistic missiles in Yemen" is a criterion for sanctions.

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  • President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks
President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks

Mr Trump said the regulations would be finalised "very soon". Today's memo directed the DOJ "to dedicate all available resources to complete the review of the comments received, and, as expeditiously as possible, to propose for notice and comment a rule banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns".

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  • Donald Trump asks: 'Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?'
Donald Trump asks: 'Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?'

Trump has also armed the Ukrainians and closed three Russian diplomatic properties in the United States during his first year in the Oval Office. On Tuesday, the State Department said Russian interference in the election was part of the reason for those steps.

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  • Hours After Discharge, Goa CM Parrikar Presents Budget In State Assembly
Hours After Discharge, Goa CM Parrikar Presents Budget In State Assembly

He reached Goa aboard a special flight and headed to the assembly to present the budget . "All the prayers have been heard. He has strong will power so he may present budget also", Michael Lobo, Deputy speaker said outside the Assembly. "This is to bring to your kind notice, that some people are circulating false news about our Chief Minister's ...

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  • Reverend Phil McClendon Shares His Personal Connection With Reverend Billy Graham
Reverend Phil McClendon Shares His Personal Connection With Reverend Billy Graham

It was 1975, the year Poling would become pastor of Albuquerque's First Presbyterian Church. Over the next decade, his massive crusades in England and NY catapulted him to global celebrity. More than 3.2 million did so across the decades, according to his association, with countless others responding to his TV broadcasts and other media outreach...

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  • Queen's and Ulster universities disrupted by strike action
Queen's and Ulster universities disrupted by strike action

The University and College Union (UCU) is taking the action over a dispute over changes to staff pensions, which they claim would leave a typical lecturer nearly £10,000 a year worse off in retirement than under the current set-up. The action, described as "very disappointing" by university bosses, is beginning on Thursday with union members effe...

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  • Texas district to suspend students protesting gun laws
Texas district to suspend students protesting gun laws

The Houston Chronicle reports a group on Twitter named Student Walkout Against Gun Violence said a walkout was planned for Wednesday and called on students to stand in solidarity with those in Parkland, Florida. 21, 2018. The action comes one week after 17 teachers and students were gunned down at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parklan...

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  • Investors in Gitanjali Gems stuck! Stock hits fresh all-time low
Investors in Gitanjali Gems stuck! Stock hits fresh all-time low

The Central Bureau of Investigation had on Friday sought the Interpol's help to locate Modi, his wife Ami Modi, brother Nishal Modi and uncle Choksi while the Ministry of External Affairs suspended the validity of the passports Modi and Choksi for four weeks.

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  • Missoula Students March For Stronger Gun Regulations
Missoula Students March For Stronger Gun Regulations

Students at Simon Kenton High School said they haven't felt safe at school since the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida . "I want to get a conversation started, I guess", Croteau said. Students said this is just the beginning, with more demonstrations planned for the near future. "We've kind of inherited this world of binary choices where we...

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  • NRA to Join CNN Town Hall With Fla. School Shooting Survivors
NRA to Join CNN Town Hall With Fla. School Shooting Survivors

Loesch said if someone was old enough to vote or serve in the military, they should be able to purchase a gun, with the caveat that you're not a risky person. Emma Gonzalez , one of the most vocal survivors of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, asked Loesch whether she believes it should be more hard for people t...

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  • Sushma Swaraj to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of PM Modi-Trudeau talks
Sushma Swaraj to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of PM Modi-Trudeau talks

Trudeau was accompanied by his cabinet ministers Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains, Bardish Chagger, Kirsty Duncan, and Amarjeet Sohi. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday is likely to boost bilateral trade, a leading economist said in a recent interview.

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  • President Trump Considers More Gun Control Steps
President Trump Considers More Gun Control Steps

Trump , who was backed by the NRA during the 2016 election, has expressed support for the Second Amendment and said he's against reflexive gun control measures that wouldn't stop tragedies. In addition to the potential of expanded background checks, a ban on " bump stocks " and other firearm modifications that increase the rate of fire, the ...

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  • Trump signs directive calling for ban on bump stocks
Trump signs directive calling for ban on bump stocks

There were no reports of a bump stock being used in the Florida school shooting . He was shot and killed after jumping in front of teenagers to protect them. "I expect that these critical regulations will be finalized. very soon", Trump said during an event at the White House honoring first responders.

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  • Trump Directs Justice Dept. to Propose Regulations Banning Bump Stocks
Trump Directs Justice Dept. to Propose Regulations Banning Bump Stocks

He has spoken to Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill he helped introduce, a statement said . Although the former student who shot dead 17 people in Florida last week did not use bump stocks, there has been a renewed focus on the devices because outlawing them is a rare point of agreement between Democrats, some Republica...

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  • Trump questions why Obama administration is not subject of Russian Federation investigation
Trump questions why Obama administration is not subject of Russian Federation investigation

A day after those comments, Trump fired off a series of tweets criticizing Sessions. Trump also raged against law enforcement over an Obama-era payment to Iran. The President spent much of the summer attacking Sessions for failure to open investigations into former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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  • Florida Student Grills Marco Rubio About Accepting NRA Donations
Florida Student Grills Marco Rubio About Accepting NRA Donations

When I'm pissed at you, you know it. Guttenberg told Rubio that his comments about the shooting "and those of your president this week have been pathetically weak". "I'm supposed to go back to school in the upcoming week", said Schachter. A group of students from neighboring schools have formed a group, Make Us Safe, and are pushing for active ...

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  • Trump Administration Maintains It Is Tough on Russian Federation
Trump Administration Maintains It Is Tough on Russian Federation

In recent days, Trump has repeatedly tried to shift attention to how President Obama handled Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election . Trump has previously criticized Obama for not doing more to prevent meddling. A week ago, Trump's national intelligence director, Dan Coats, told senators Russian Federation took "sophisticated adv...

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  • Record warmth and some flooding possible through midweek
Record warmth and some flooding possible through midweek

Major flood stage for the Yellow River is 14 feet and the river is expected to crest at 15.1 feet at 7 p.m. Saturday , according to the NWS. More high waters could be in store this weekend. ELKHART, Ind. (AP ) - Crews are using boats to help northern IN residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest.

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  • India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case
India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

The CBI has arrested a dozen bank officials and employees linked to the high-profile jewellers since the PNB announced last week it had detected fraud of nearly $1.8 billion at the Mumbai branch. The agency has so far seized gems and jewellery valued at around Rs5,671 crore. Modi is understood to have left India last month and is now incognito,...

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