• Donald Trump endorses giving teachers concealed guns to stop shooters
Donald Trump endorses giving teachers concealed guns to stop shooters

US President Donald Trump takes part in a " listening session " on gun violence with teachers and students in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 21, 2018. The White House meeting was attended by students, their parents and also the parents of victims of other U.S. school shootings. But the NRA restated its opposition Thu...

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  • Myanmar Apparently Razing Remains Of Rohingya Villages
Myanmar Apparently Razing Remains Of Rohingya Villages

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said in a statement earlier this week that the settlement of Rohingya Muslims on the island would be a "temporary arrangement" to reduce the dense population at the refugee camps in the Bangladeshi border city of Cox's Bazar, where almost 700,000 members of the ethnic minority group now live in deteriora...

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  • Eastern Ghouta: Macron and Merkel urge Putin to back ceasefire
Eastern Ghouta: Macron and Merkel urge Putin to back ceasefire

In what is termed as one of the heaviest bombardments in the seven years of Syrian civil war , more than 60 children have reportedly lost their lives, according to BBC . He called on humanitarian aid to be delivered to the needy and for all parties to the conflict to allow the evacuation of an estimated 700 people that need urgent medical treat...

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  • Air raids in Syria ahead of United Nations ceasefire vote
Air raids in Syria ahead of United Nations ceasefire vote

Moscow, which distributed on Thursday a new version of the draft resolution, said it could back the measure if it did not apply to ISIS and al-Nusra Front. United Nations spokesperson Alessandra Vellucci said in a statement read at news briefing in Geneva Friday that "the ceasefire needs to be followed by immediate, unhindered humanitarian access ...

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  • Toronto police update expected on investigation into accused serial killer Bruce McArthur
Toronto police update expected on investigation into accused serial killer Bruce McArthur

The latest charge is for the death of Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40, who was last seen September 6, 2010, according to Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga. Kayhan was a 58-year-old Afghan immigrant who was reported missing by his son in 2012, and Dead Lisowick was a homeless prostitute in his mid-40s. McArthur, 66, has been charged with first-degree ...

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  • Turkey eliminate USA terrorists in Syria
Turkey eliminate USA terrorists in Syria

The Turkish president also vowed to take what he has called "the war" to the town of Manbij and east of the River Euphrates, areas where U.S. special forces have served alongside the YPG since the liberation of those areas from the Islamic State (IS) group.

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  • NCAA declares Arizona SG Allonzo Trier ineligible
NCAA declares Arizona SG Allonzo Trier ineligible

Below is a statement from the school detailing the circumstances of Thursday's decision. However, this recent failed test may still be a product of the first. He also said that the school has already been in contact with USC officials in order to address this issue immediately. "Rawle made some really big plays", said Arizona coach Sean Mille...

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  • US Embassy will move to Jerusalem in May
US Embassy will move to Jerusalem in May

Both Israelis and Palestinians consider Jerusalem to be their capital city. The new US embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 in celebration of Israel's 70th anniversary , according to Israeli newspaper the Jerusalem Post . The announcement comes a day after Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, told a crowd at the Universi...

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  • Governor's Lawyer: Greitens is
Governor's Lawyer: Greitens is "Absolutely Innocent"

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is facing a felony charge of invasion of privacy. He has admitted the affair, but denied allegations that he tied the woman up, photographed her and then threatened to release the image if she told others about their relationship.

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  • Mike Pence: Kim Jong Un Sister's 'Fawning' by Media Ripped
Mike Pence: Kim Jong Un Sister's 'Fawning' by Media Ripped

There has already been a high-profile meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean delegation, during which Kim Jong Un's sister passed on his invitation for Moon to visit Pyongyang for a summit. This month, the Unification Ministry said it approved a record budget of about $2.6 million to host the 418 North Korean de...

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  • Threats again force Central York School District to cancel classes
Threats again force Central York School District to cancel classes

The district said it is working with the Dubuque Police Department to investigate the alleged threat. Though there is increased security at the school Friday, Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said investigators believe the credibility of the threat is very low.

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  • President Trump says 'we've proved I'm a conservative'
President Trump says 'we've proved I'm a conservative'

In theory, the two should be on the same side: A pair of telegenic, thoughtful, successful-in-Washington conservatives whose wives, Deputy White House Communications Director Mercedes Schlapp, and Jessica Gavora, a speechwriter for U.N. Kelli Ward, a hardline conservative US Senate candidate from Arizona looking to fill the seat of retiring Senat...

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  • Donald Trump blames gun violence on movies and video games
Donald Trump blames gun violence on movies and video games

He also laid part of the blame on Hollywood for producing ultra-violent fare for the silver screen that also winds up in people's living rooms - suggesting a ratings system, although one already exists. "That's just a really pathetic excuse on behalf of the president", he told CNN . "I grew up playing video games , 'Call of Duty, ' those first-pe...

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  • Mayor Declares State Of Emergency In Waterlogged Lansing
Mayor Declares State Of Emergency In Waterlogged Lansing

Mayor Andy Schor made the declaration Wednesday in anticipation that flooding will hit residential areas. Cities and towns opened shelters for people forced from their homes by flooding in IN and MI on Thursday, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continued to rise in the Midwest.

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  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre Warns CPAC Attendees of 'Socialist Agenda' After Florida Shooting
NRA's Wayne LaPierre Warns CPAC Attendees of 'Socialist Agenda' After Florida Shooting

In an interview with NPR's David Greene this morning, Schlapp said that inviting LaPierre to speak was "the appropriate thing to do, even at a really tragic time". "Socialism is a movement that loves a smear", he said. But the president also proposed other measures, such as raising the minimum age to 21 for the purchase of assault weapons, a pl...

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  • Immigrants sue Trump over end of temporary residency program
Immigrants sue Trump over end of temporary residency program

Roughly 60,000 Haitians and 200,000 Salvadorans, majority illegal immigrants , are now living in the USA under TPS. "The Administration's decision to terminate TPS for El Salvador and Haiti manifests these discriminatory views", said Espinoza-Madrigal in a prepared statement .

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  • Students Stage Walkout Demanding Action From Congress On Gun Violence
Students Stage Walkout Demanding Action From Congress On Gun Violence

On Wednesday evening, some of them staged a sit-in in the offices of Republican lawmakers, the AP reported . "I was only 10 when it happened", says Lane Murdock, a 15-year-old Year 10 student from Ridgefield, Connecticut. The rifles will be locked in patrol cars when not in use until the agency secures gun lockers and lockers, he said. The wal...

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  • Donald Trump poised to announce 'largest package' of North Korean sanctions
Donald Trump poised to announce 'largest package' of North Korean sanctions

North Korea argued that the United States was at fault for the crisis on the Korean peninsula and that Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests were a legitimate form of self-defence. Kim now heads the United Front Department, the North's office responsible for inter-Korean affairs. "However, what's important are efforts to create actual peace on t...

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  • 5 arrested following threat against southern IN school
5 arrested following threat against southern IN school

Just in the past six days, there have been at least 14 threats made at various schools around the state. The organization says California leads the list of schools that have had an increase in threats. Meanwhile, in Brevard County, Florida (not far from Parkland, where the shooting occurred), a 15-year-old girl was arrested after posting the ph...

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  • Edwards' career night propels Purdue past IL in home finale
Edwards' career night propels Purdue past IL in home finale

Sophomore guard Te'Jon Lucas was inserted into starting lineup and ended the game with 12 points. Both teams started hot and the lead changed hands 10 times throughout the game. Purdue would go on a run midway through the first half to take a 40-28 lead before IL closed the half with a run of their own to make it 43-38 at the break.

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  • Tech3 and Yamaha Ending MotoGP Partnership
Tech3 and Yamaha Ending MotoGP Partnership

Hafizh, who has been involved with motor racing since he was nine, had been racing with the Petronas Raceline team in Moto2 for the last four years. Meanwhile, Tech3 have announced Hafizh Syahrin will replace Jonas Folger in their rider line-up this season.

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Displaying items by tag: Mike Pence

Under the proposal , which is expected to be completed by March 2019, a launch and re-entry, regardless of vehicle type, will require only one license from the Department of Transportation . Susan Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, said those two countries could have the "operational capability in the next few years" to h...

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  • Five-day death toll in Syria rebel enclave tops 400: Monitor
Five-day death toll in Syria rebel enclave tops 400: Monitor

Russian Federation has tested over 200 new types of arms in Syria during its campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a senior lawmaker said on Thursday, as Moscow was accused of taking part in air strikes against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta .

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  • US women top Canada for hockey gold
US women top Canada for hockey gold

Shiffrin skied serviceably on the top of the slalom course before ripping the bottom to take the lead. In downhill, the immortals measure themselves not exclusively by Olympic golds , but by World Cup wins. "I take a lot of great memories with me". So those are my last two slalom runs. "Today", she said, " bronze , to me, feels like gold ...

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  • Bound gas pipeline breaks ground on Afghan section
Bound gas pipeline breaks ground on Afghan section

Turkmenistan holds the world's fourth largest natural gas reserves, but in recent years has been strongly dependent on gas exports to China after Russian Federation reduced their gas imports. Alongside TAPI, another project named the "Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan 500 kilovolts Line" (TAP-500) will transfer Turkmenistan's electricity to Pakist...

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