• Trump 'supportive' of bolstering background checks on gun purchases
Trump 'supportive' of bolstering background checks on gun purchases

Trump spoke to Sen. Several students from the school have criticised Mr Trump , whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association and who ran on a platform opposing gun control. February 19, 2018. Florida politicians have been scrambling to produce legislation in response to the attack. He adds: "The time for " t...

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  • Six US Companies Cut Ties With NRA
Six US Companies Cut Ties With NRA

Over 20 businesses offer some type of incentive to NRA members in the USA, according to reports . "Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA", said bank spokesperson Kevin Langin. Six major American companies have cut ties with the NRA. Before the corporate defections, almost two dozen companies nationwide had ...

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  • Parkland's teachers return to work with heavy hearts
Parkland's teachers return to work with heavy hearts

Scott also urged amending state law so that anyone involuntarily hospitalized as dangerously mentally ill be stripped of all access to firearms, with a court hearing required before their gun rights could be restored. As he left the White House Friday morning, the commander in chief said 54-year-old Scot Peterson "certainly did a poor job" a...

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  • Messi meets Fabregas after Chelsea vs Barcelona Champions League Match
Messi meets Fabregas after Chelsea vs Barcelona Champions League Match

Barca appeared to have restored order early in the second period, but failed to learn their lesson of Willian's danger from the edge of the box.A short corner was worked into the Brazilian's path and he arrowed a low shot past the rooted Ter Stegen.

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  • School Safety After The Parkland High School Shooting — Intersection
School Safety After The Parkland High School Shooting — Intersection

Peterson worked for more than 30 years in law enforcement, starting with the Broward Sheriff's Office in July 1985. "No one who has mental issues should have access to a gun", Scott said at a press conference Friday. It is unclear if he will face charges. What was Deputy Peterson's role? Gov. Rick Scott held workshops on improving scho...

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  • Woman stabbed to death at MA library
Woman stabbed to death at MA library

A 22-year-old woman was stabbed to death while she was sitting in a MA library Saturday. The man, who has been identified as Jeffrey Yao of Winchester, also stabbed a 77-year-old man after he attempted to save the woman. Both victims were transported to area hospitals. Yao faces a murder charge and an assault with intent to murder charge, WCVB...

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  • A look at the guilty pleas so far in Mueller's probe
A look at the guilty pleas so far in Mueller's probe

They were among the first to be charged, as part of Mueller's ongoing investigation into whether the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election. Mueller's investigation of Manafort and Gates has largely focused on the lobbying they did for a Russian-aligned Ukrainian political party, as well as vario...

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  • Taliban Kills at Least 18 Afghani Soldiers during Assault on Military Base
Taliban Kills at Least 18 Afghani Soldiers during Assault on Military Base

Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army post overnight on Friday, killing at least 18 soldiers, Afghanistan's defense ministry confirmed Saturday. He said two other soldiers were wounded in the attack in the Bala Buluk district. The area lies close to the NATO's headquarters and not far from the American Embassy. The attack was later claimed by t...

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  • Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller
Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller

According to the indictment, acting on behalf of then-Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and his Party of Regions, Manafort in 2012 retained the so-called Hapsburg group to "take positions favorable to Ukraine, including by lobbying the United States ".

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  • U.S. schools need 'offensive capability'
U.S. schools need 'offensive capability'

Among them were students from Parkland along with their parents. "But that's a case where somebody was outside, they're trained, they didn't react properly under pressure or they were coward", Trump added. But we do have to strengthen up, really strengthen up, background checks. The gun issue dominated a rambling, wide-ranging speech in which...

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  • Thousands flock to see Rev. Billy Graham's procession from mountains to Charlotte
Thousands flock to see Rev. Billy Graham's procession from mountains to Charlotte

Graham often shopped in Black Mountain, next to the community of Montreat where he maintained his home. Graham, an evangelist and one of the most influential preachers of the 20th century, died Wednesday at the age of 99. "It's about the Lord, '" Ford said. "And I believe because of his service to humanity, that he's truly gonna be great in the...

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  • Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman
Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman

He added that designating schools as "gun-free zones" puts students in "far more danger". "A teacher is an educator, and we don't want to take steps to bring guns into our schools". Some prominent USA educators also said they oppose arming teachers. It's not "do you love guns, do you hate guns". "Crying white mothers are ratings gold to you".

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  • Yemen: Deadly vehicle bomb attack hits Aden anti-terror camp
Yemen: Deadly vehicle bomb attack hits Aden anti-terror camp

Those killed were, mainly civilians. They said that the casualties were taken to hospitals for treatment. An Aden-based government source said that the first suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle and targeted the main gate of a compound held by the counter-terrorism forces backed by the United Arab Emirates in Aden's neighborhood ...

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  • Liquor store owner recounts robbery that led to shooting
Liquor store owner recounts robbery that led to shooting

A Tulsa liquor store clerk brandishes a gun at robbery suspect Tyrone Lee as he confronts her mother in surveillance footage of the attack on Thurs., Feb 22, 2018. 'All I was thinking was "just give him the money and go" and the next thing I know I see him back in my face. Had my mom not made sure that the pistol she shot was empty.

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  • Businesses Are Fleeing The NRA In Wake Of Parkland School Shooting
Businesses Are Fleeing The NRA In Wake Of Parkland School Shooting

Those defections arrived after vehicle rental company Enterprise Holdings , which also owns Alamo and National, said it was cutting off discounts for NRA members. In his speech to CPAC, Trump indicated he does not intend to battle the powerful organization . Hammer said the NRA "conceptually" supports the idea of restricting gun access to the m...

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  • These major companies are cutting ties with the NRA
These major companies are cutting ties with the NRA

One of the first companies that said it would cut ties with the lobbying group was First National Bank of Omaha , which announced Thursday that it would not renew a co-branded Visa credit card with the NRA. The NRA lashed out at companies that caved to public pressure. Also, not every company has yielded to the boycott effort. According to ...

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  • Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions
Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions

She might, however, want to avoid him for one special reason. Gen Kim's agency was accused of masterminding attacks on South Korea, including the sinking of the Cheonan navy ship which killed 46 South Korean sailors in 2010. Moon in that meeting may stress the importance of U.S. Both South Korean and U.S. officials have been firm in saying ther...

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  • Congress releases redacted Democratic memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance in Russian Federation probe
Congress releases redacted Democratic memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance in Russian Federation probe

The top Democrat on the intelligence panel, California Rep. Adam Schiff, had criticized Trump for treating the two documents differently. They argued that the reliance on Mr Steele's material amounted to an improper politicisation of the government's surveillance powers.

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  • France, Germany ask Putin's support on Syria
France, Germany ask Putin's support on Syria

The Britain-based observatory said government warplanes and artillery hit Douma , Zamalka , and other towns across the enclave in the early hours of this morning. The bombing of Eastern Ghouta since Sunday night has been among the fiercest of the war, which is now entering its eighth year. The vote was important due to the increasing deat...

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  • Ireland Beat Wales 37-27 To Boost Six Nations Title Hopes
Ireland Beat Wales 37-27 To Boost Six Nations Title Hopes

Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray, taking over kicking duties from a limping Sexton, appeared to have settled it again with a penalty five minutes from time but another try from Steff Evans frayed some Irish nerves, settled by Stockdale's interception.

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  • Trump says arm U.S. teachers; they love kids as others don't
Trump says arm U.S. teachers; they love kids as others don't

Trump didn't mention McCain by name, but it was clear his criticism - along with boos from the crowd - was directed toward the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer. "They will take away your Second Amendment , which we will never allow to happen". Trump has not yet formally proposed any legislative plan and he sp...

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  • Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties
Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties

We welcome tips and feedback. Those comments, however, did not sit well with people who later took to Twitter urging companies to halt partnerships with the organization. Insurance giant MetLife said Friday that it's ending its discounts on home and auto insurance for NRA members. I can hear the debate now ... we need more mental health ser...

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  • Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015
Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

More charities have revealed cases of sexual misconduct among staff and associates in the wake of the Oxfam scandal. The ICRC, which has more than 17,000 staff worldwide, bans its staff from paying for sexual services even in countries where prostitution is legal, it said .

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  • Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools
Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools

The caller was "concerned (Cruz) will kill himself one day and believes he could be a school shooter in the making", according to call details released by the Sheriff's Office. A school administrator from my high school lost his life. Saying he wished lawmakers had talked to them beforehand, he said "we aren't even completely for" an assault weap...

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  • After, PNB and BoB, Oriental Bank hit by Rs390-cr loan fraud
After, PNB and BoB, Oriental Bank hit by Rs390-cr loan fraud

Although the bank complained to the CBI in August past year, the First Information Report (FIR) was filed two days ago. The company has availed various credit facilities from OBC between 2007-12, which swelled to Rs 389 crore during the period.

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