• YouTube Removes Conspiracy Video Smearing Parkland Student As Paid Actor
YouTube Removes Conspiracy Video Smearing Parkland Student As Paid Actor

Donald Trump, Jr . (AP Photo/Matt York, File). They dealt in Hogg-related conspiracy theories . The problems may also fuel more calls for regulation of social media . Hogg, 17, has become the focus of a growing number of conspiracy theories in response to his media appearances following an attack at his Parkland, Florida , school that ...

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  • Amnesty slams Trump over rights abuses
Amnesty slams Trump over rights abuses

He named "the horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar " as a glaring example of the consequences of this rhetoric. Shetty described his move to ban people from several Muslim-majority countries in January past year as "transparently hateful". Millions were having their rights "callously undermined" b...

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  • Flash Flood Watch issued for Houston area until 3 pm Wednesday
Flash Flood Watch issued for Houston area until 3 pm Wednesday

The Grand River in Lansing is forecast to crest at 14.6 feet - its second-highest crest, and within a foot of its 1975 flood record, the NWS said. As of Thursday morning, flood warnings were in effect for several rivers in Arkansas, including the Saline River at Benton, Petit Jean River at Danville, White River at Augusta and Black River at Black...

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  • Kim Yong Chol to lead North Korean delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony
Kim Yong Chol to lead North Korean delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

United States officials said later that Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the Games, but that Pyongyang scrapped the talks at the last minute after he criticized the "murderous regime". North Korea uses the loudspeakers to blare propaganda, and over the years, South Korea has broadcasted news, weather, K-pop mus...

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  • CNN Uses Human High School Shield
CNN Uses Human High School Shield

Colton Haab claims that he declined an invitation to attend CNN's town hall to talk about the Parkland shooting because he was given scripted questions by CNN. No other students said that CNN provided them with questions. However, the high school said the mainstream media outlet rejected his prepared remarks and provided him with scripted ques...

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  • Hotel Pods That Float in Space Could Be Open by 2021
Hotel Pods That Float in Space Could Be Open by 2021

On April 8, 2016, a SpaceX CRS-8 launch took the Dragon cargo vessel to the International Space Station where it docked on April 10. "With larger commercial platforms on the horizon, BSO recognizes the importance of gaining experience on the ISS", BSO representatives said in a statement.

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  • Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests

If found guilty, Navalny faces up to 30 days in jail. The legal manoeuvring was widely interpreted as a precautionary measure, meant to ensure that Navalny could be safely tucked away, if need be, in the prelude to the Russian presidential election March 18.

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  • Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary; AAP MLAs, sent to jail
Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary; AAP MLAs, sent to jail

The AAP hit back by accusing the Chief Secretary of making false allegations and said he was working at the "behest of the BJP". Heavy security was deployed outside Singh's residence to control the enraged workers of AAP. "Arvind Kejriwal will be questioned", he said. Why didn't the Chief Secretary do so? Meanwhile police released the report of a m...

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  • Bemidji school chief cancels planned school violence protest
Bemidji school chief cancels planned school violence protest

A Gregori High senior, Maci Ferreira, said a teacher's comment about students and staff being "sitting ducks" got her thinking. Gustafson invited parents to a School Safety Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Each student has a unique idea of what change may look like. The student was taken to the Dane County Juvenile Reception Center. She keeps her ey...

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  • Winning Bid Thrown Out In Pa. Mini-Casino License Auction
Winning Bid Thrown Out In Pa. Mini-Casino License Auction

Under Pennsylvania Act 42, category 4 casinos can only be situated in "a specific geographic point established by geographic coordinates in this Commonwealth with a 15-linear mile radius". The latest location for a proposed mini-casino in Pennsylvania is 250 miles from Mercer County, where officials first learned that they were the chosen site, onl...

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  • Weapons Cache at Home of MD Teen Who Brought Gun to School
Weapons Cache at Home of MD Teen Who Brought Gun to School

When the officer approached Chen about the gun, Chen replied he had a handgun in his bookbag and also had a knife in the front pocket of his shirt, the document states. "They were found in someone else's room", he said. "Someone who is, we believe, authorized to have all these things". The defense team attempted to appeal to the judge by pointing...

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Krushelnitckii stripped of bronze medal after admitting doping offence
Winter Olympics 2018: Krushelnitckii stripped of bronze medal after admitting doping offence

The International Olympic Committee suspended the Russian Olympic Committee previous year in connection with a massive doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Games but allowed 168 athletes to compete in neutral uniforms and without the national flag.

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  • Saudi Arabia to invest $64bn in entertainment in next decade
Saudi Arabia to invest $64bn in entertainment in next decade

Since April 2017 to February 2018, more than 1,060,000 suspected cases of cholera and 2,250 deaths have been reported in Yemen, WHO said, making it the biggest cholera outbreak in recent history. Earlier this month, a senior Saudi cleric said Saudi women should not be "forced to wear abayas". Women were recently granted the right to drive and atten...

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  • Team USA at the Olympics: US adds to medal total in Pyeongchang
Team USA at the Olympics: US adds to medal total in Pyeongchang

Seo Yi-ra added a bronze in the 1,000m, with Lim taking a fall in the final. South Korea's skip Kim Eunjung has become known for her game face. It was a crushing finish to an otherwise strong Olympic campaign for South Korea , as three male skaters reached the podium.

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  • Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?
Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

A "gun free" school is nothing but a "magnet" for mass shooters, President Donald Trump said on Thursday, doubling down on a proposal to train and arm some teachers to keep U.S. Samuel Zeif , who lost a close friend at Stoneman Douglas last Wednesday, said it was important to "be strong for the fallen who don't have a voice to speak anymore".

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  • The NRA's Wayne LaPierre to speak at CPAC on Thursday
The NRA's Wayne LaPierre to speak at CPAC on Thursday

They want to sweep right under the carpet the failure of school security, the failure of family, the failure of America's mental health system and even the unbelievable failure of the Federal Bureau of Investigation", he added. Speaking on behalf of the NRA , Loesch said, "We will not be gaslighted into thinking we're responsible for a tragedy w...

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  • Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children
Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children

The act would give states incentives to upload information about people who are prohibited from buying a gun, such as convicted criminals and people who have been dishonorably discharged from the military, into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System or NICS.

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  • Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal
Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal

Iran has stayed within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential quarterly report by the United Nations atomic watchdog seen by Reuters showed on Thursday. Although the U.S. administration and Trump are talking about [a] "sunset clause" and that JCPOA is just for 10 years, that is not t...

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  • Trump says arming teachers is solution to school shootings
Trump says arming teachers is solution to school shootings

As the march took place, a 17-year-old student from Godby High School was arrested after writing on Instagram that he was going to "shoot up" the school. Others, including parents who lost their children in the Parkland massacre, shared their heart-wrenching stories with the president, insisting something must be done to fix the country's ongoing i...

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  • Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018
Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018

The 33-year-old Vonn still managed to break the record for the oldest female medallist in Alpine skiing at the Winter Games, previously set by Michaela Dorfmeister at 32 years and 332 days when she won the women's super-G in 2006. "Maybe I was a bit too clean, too precise, maybe I should've let the skis run more". "My first gold individual, in V...

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  • PNB says it has enough assets to meet fraud liabilities
PNB says it has enough assets to meet fraud liabilities

The PNB fraud came to light on January 16 when officials of Nirav Modi companies approached the bank for buyers' credit without collateral saying they had been getting such facility for years. The CBI and the ED have registered two FIRs each to probe the case. The CBI has also sealed a farmhouse of Nirav Modi spread across 1.5 acres which has a...

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  • Virus rules German Jurgen Braehmer out of Callum Smith bout
Virus rules German Jurgen Braehmer out of Callum Smith bout

Callum Smith has banished all thoughts of a potential summer fight with George Groves from his mind. It is the first time in either of the eight-man World Boxing Super Series tournaments, taking place at super-middleweight and cruiserweight this season, has suffered from a pre-fight pull out.

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  • PM to campaign in Meghalaya, Nagaland on Thursday
PM to campaign in Meghalaya, Nagaland on Thursday

Modi asked voters to give BJP a chance to serve the state, promising that they will ensure good governance guided by the philosophy of sabka saath, sabka vikas. "Under National Health Mission, Nagaland has been provided Rs 400 crore and the government will spend around Rs. 1800 crore for making Nagaland's capital Kohima a Smart City", he promised...

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  • United States gets third gold in the halfpipe
United States gets third gold in the halfpipe

When White finally did find out he won, tears of happiness ran down his face, and it was a moment he won't forget, and neither will I. White is one of my favorite athletes, so I'm hoping he doesn't hang it up just yet, but if he does, I understand, and this is sure a great way to leave his legacy, winning the U.S.'s 100th winter Olympic gold medal...

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  • Hadiya case; SC to continue hearing
Hadiya case; SC to continue hearing

Justice Chandrachud further added that the Court should not look into the reasons for the marriage , and whether the person getting married was good or bad. The Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, asked: "Can there be a roving inquiry into the matrimonial relationship between two consenting adults to find if there was no consent".

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