• Senate scales back armed-teacher plan; passes school security bill
Senate scales back armed-teacher plan; passes school security bill

Additionally, classroom teachers who don't teach exclusively - such as teachers who also coach sports - would be allowed to carry. "But what I disagree with more is letting the great be the enemy of the good", said state Sen. A person in Florida already has to be 21 to buy a handgun but that restriction, if the laws are also accepted by the state...

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  • Hamilton leads Olivier Awards nominations with record-breaking 13 nods
Hamilton leads Olivier Awards nominations with record-breaking 13 nods

The nominees for Best Actor include Bryan Cranston (Network), Andrew Scott ( Hamlet ), Paddy Considine ( The Ferryman ) and Andrew Garfield (Angels in America), whilst the nominees for Best Actress are Laura Donnelly ( The Ferryman ), Imelda Staunton (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), Lesley Manville (Long Day's Journey into Night) and Audra McDona...

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  • Munroe Bergdorf resigns as Labour LGBT adviser
Munroe Bergdorf resigns as Labour LGBT adviser

As reported by Pink News, instances of Bergdorf using the words "poof" and "dyke", and a post making fun of a "hairy lesbian" with a "barren womb", quickly came to light, prompting further calls for Bergdorf to resign. In a string of Twitter posts last week, Ms Bergdorf said: "On gay male Conservatives, whereas the language that I used was st...

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  • White House trade adviser says 'no country exemptions' on steel tariffs
White House trade adviser says 'no country exemptions' on steel tariffs

Republicans in Congress, who are happy neither about the possible end of NAFTA or the new tariffs , have the power to rein the president in on both matters. Congress has the power to stop the president from starting a trade war . The EU claimed it would tax iconic American goods such as Levi's jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon w...

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  • B. Riley Cuts Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Price Target to $30.50
B. Riley Cuts Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Price Target to $30.50

The stock increased 3.05% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $28.37. About 2.02M shares traded. (NASDAQ: AAOI ). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has 0.01% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, September 13. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was mainta...

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  • Blizzard warning continues Tuesday in South Dakota
Blizzard warning continues Tuesday in South Dakota

Many school districts including Sioux Falls have canceled classes. Many elementary and secondary schools are opening late. Winter weather warnings and advisories are in place for other areas of the state. Witnesses say winds were blowing snow so substantially across the highway that white-out conditions occurred. The National Weather Service expect...

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  • PSL 2018: Here's where the teams stand after phase one concludes
PSL 2018: Here's where the teams stand after phase one concludes

Though, Karachi Kings have also managed to garner same amount of points, but better Net Run Rate (NRR) places Sultans above Kings. Peshawar Zalmi squad: Darren Sammy ( captain ), Tamim Iqbal, Kamran Akmal, Andre Fletcher, Riki Wessels, Hammad Azam, Haris Sohail, Dwayne Bravo, Khushdil Shah, Umaid Asif, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Shakib Al Hasan...

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  • Italian centre-right expected to win elections
Italian centre-right expected to win elections

League leader Matteo Salvini said that he had "the right and the duty" to form a government after its surprise success at the heart of a right-wing coalition. Jane Foley, head of foreign exchange strategy at Rabobank, said there could be still be negative implications for the eurozone as "at the very least, the political environment suggests tha...

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  • PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi's firm moves Delhi HC against ED case
PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi's firm moves Delhi HC against ED case

Talking to media persons here, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and Deputy leader of the Congress Anand Sharma said, 'Congress members had given notice under Rule 267 to discuss the issue of bank scam by setting aside all other business in the house.

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  • Watchdog agency: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act
Watchdog agency: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act

Conway's statements during the Fox & Friends and New Day interviews impermissibly mixed official government business with political views about candidates in the Alabama special election for U.S. " Kellyanne Conway did not advocate for or against the election of any particular candidate. She simply expressed the President's obvious position that h...

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  • Who Will Replace Mississippi's Republican Senator Thad Cochran?
Who Will Replace Mississippi's Republican Senator Thad Cochran?

I assumed we would serve out our time together here", said Sen. "Cochran - a person I admire and respect, and who has done so much for MS over his tenure", Espy said in a statement , according to The Clarion-Ledger newspaper in Jackson, Miss.

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  • Nayanthara and Vignesh having gala time
Nayanthara and Vignesh having gala time

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivn look adorable together and in one of the pictures, they can be seen twinning in black t-shirts and blue denims. The alleged lovebirds Shivan and Nayanthara look lovely as they pose for a flawless picture. It is written and directed by Nelson and Lyca Productions is funding the project. Presently she has Siva's directo...

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  • 5-year-old girl dangles from chairlift at ski resort
5-year-old girl dangles from chairlift at ski resort

According to KTTV-TV , the girl's young sister was seated next to her during the ordeal and both the ski instructor and witnesses were unable to immediately identify exactly how the girl managed to wriggle out of the safety bar and slip off the chair.

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  • Companies, industry groups target Congress to derail Trump tariffs
Companies, industry groups target Congress to derail Trump tariffs

One of his first acts was to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed free-trade zone incorporating 12 countries with about 40 percent of the world's economic output. The president spoke after a spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said the speaker was "extremely worried" about the consequences of a trade war and...

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  • Sharp decline in child marriages in India
Sharp decline in child marriages in India

A UNICEF release Tuesday attributed the progress in India to increasing rates of girls' education, government investments and public messaging around the illegality of child marriage. There has been significant drop globally in the practice as well, and 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade worldwide, the UN Children's F...

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  • Renault India celebrates the International Women's Day
Renault India celebrates the International Women's Day

Why do we celebrate International Women's Day? In 1913 finally, March 8 was finally selected and ever since this day is celebrated as IWD. On this day we express our love and gratitude to the women who make difference in our lives. The aim of the celebration of the day was to get equal rights and pay and the same is an issue today as well. In li...

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  • Mah: We'll respond with 'might and tact' if European Union curbs palm oil
Mah: We'll respond with 'might and tact' if European Union curbs palm oil

This effective was seen nearly immediately as the Malaysian palm oil futures slumped up to 3.2 per cent just one day (March 2) after the announcement of the raised import duties. They will attack us and find the weaknesses of palm oil, no matter any good reason you give to defend the industry. The higher duties are estimated to lift palm oil pric...

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  • Dating app Bumble is scrubbing profiles of anything gun-related
Dating app Bumble is scrubbing profiles of anything gun-related

Dating app Bumble has banned images of guns from users' pictures after the latest mass shooting rocked the country. The app's user base has expanded to include a wide range of users, including gun control advocates as well as people who use firearms for recreation and hunting .

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  • PPL Corporation (PPL) and Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Go Head-to-head
PPL Corporation (PPL) and Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Go Head-to-head

The stock increased 0.69% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $208.51. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,565,127 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,029,270. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, August 27 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 14 with "Buy"...

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  • Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked
Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said any US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports would be "absolutely unacceptable" and vowed to continue to engage with USA officials on the issue. But Morneau declined to say whether he thinks the situation could escalate into a trade war. He said a 10 percent tariff on aluminum would add one cent...

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  • Tory Candidate Caroline Mulroney To Visit Blyth
Tory Candidate Caroline Mulroney To Visit Blyth

Mulroney is competing for the leadership against former Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford , former MPP Christine Elliott , and conservative activist Tanya Granic Allen. "Short of going in and ripping them out of the ground myself, I plan on scrapping the Green Energy Act and looking at all the contracts and see what we can do to get out of t...

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  • Red Cross Says Violence Halts Aid Delivery To Syria's Ghouta
Red Cross Says Violence Halts Aid Delivery To Syria's Ghouta

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said strikes targeted front lines near the town of Harasta and the villages of Beit Sawa and Hosh al-Ashari. Capturing the town has enabled the Syrian army to cut off supply routes and communication between the rebels in Eastern Ghouta, said SANA, adding that the rebels in that area are sufferin...

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  • CBSE UGC NET 2018 online registration starts today, how to apply
CBSE UGC NET 2018 online registration starts today, how to apply

As per the notice, the exam will be conducted on July 8 (Sunday). The last date to apply for the exam is 05 April 2018. The last date for filling out application forms is 5 April and the fee for UGC NET can be deposited by 6 April. Visit the official website to get all the important information related to UGC NET 2018 . To avoid the last mi...

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  • Shopian firing: Strike called by separatists hits normal life in Kashmir
Shopian firing: Strike called by separatists hits normal life in Kashmir

Army has not suffered any casualty in the attack. Local residents and family members of those killed have maintained that the victims were civilians. A fourth civilian's body was recovered from a nearby auto, officials said, and the body of another rebel was found a few kilometers (miles) away.

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  • Man shot dead, girlfriend raped in Thane
Man shot dead, girlfriend raped in Thane

As per the information, the couple went for a long drive near Ambernath. An unidentified man attacked a couple on Monday, shooting the man to death and fleeing with his bike in Titwala, Kalyan. Search for the accused man, who is absconding, is on. The robber also took their mobile phone and a two-wheeler with him. The police were alerted by nearby ...

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