• Gov. Scott proposes $500 million plan for safer schools
Gov. Scott proposes $500 million plan for safer schools

Democrats were quick to point out that the amendment would still allow gym instructors, guidance counselors, librarians and other education personnel to carry concealed weapons. The new version of the bill also renames the program after a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School staff member who died in the shooting . "We're told these studen...

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  • Amelia Earhart's Bones Very Likely Found 78 Years Ago
Amelia Earhart's Bones Very Likely Found 78 Years Ago

Back in 2016 when we first covered this research - forensic anthropologists Richard Jantz and Karen Burns found " the morphology of the recovered bones, insofar as we can tell by applying contemporary forensic methods to measurements taken at the time , appears consistent with a female of Earhart's height and ethnic origin".

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  • There's No Reason to Play Nice with Sam Nunberg
There's No Reason to Play Nice with Sam Nunberg

By the end of the day, Nunberg signaled that he will continue cooperating with Mueller, after all. Mueller's investigation arose in part from the findings of US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation had meddled in the election and that its goals eventually included aiding Trump who won a surprise victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton...

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  • United States high school shooter indicted, face death penalty
United States high school shooter indicted, face death penalty

No date was set for an arraignment, at which Cruz will be allowed to enter a plea, said Constance Simmons, a spokeswoman for the Broward County state attorney's office. "Appeared to break out in laughter both during and immediately following his professional visit at 1848 hours and later at 1910 hours", a deputy wrote.

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  • Mexico Economy Minister: NAFTA Must Remain Trilateral Accord
Mexico Economy Minister: NAFTA Must Remain Trilateral Accord

He added NAFTA has created a strong trade bloc between the three countries which benefits each country. Lighthizer, speaking to journalists Monday, said USA negotiators are talking with the auto sector "to work out something that's in everyone's interests".

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  • Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero to be saint
Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero to be saint

NCR: What do you think the canonization of Archbishop Romero signifies or says to the global church? Pope Francis remarked that any clergyman who stood up for the poorest of the poor in the face of right-wing oppression should be a model for Catholics.

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  • Several people injured in horror knife attack in Vienna
Several people injured in horror knife attack in Vienna

The victims have been sent to hospital but the attacker who has yet to be confirmed by police fled the scene. The fourth victim was injured in the second attack at Praterstern, a major city square, the spokesman said. "I saw how someone in the middle of the street was screaming and shouting - I thought he was beating his dog judging from his hand...

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  • 'Accidental shooting' at Alabama high school reportedly leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
'Accidental shooting' at Alabama high school reportedly leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

According to our sister station WIAT, two students were shot at Huffman High School in Birmingham on Wednesday. Harold Watson said two students were critically injured during the shooting at Huffman High School and taken for medical attention.

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  • Lawyers for mystery Powerball victor will claim windfall, announce donation
Lawyers for mystery Powerball victor will claim windfall, announce donation

She is donating $150,000 to Girls Inc ., an organization that provides "thousands of girls with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face", and $33,000 each to three chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger , a not-for profit group that battles hunger students experience outside the free meals provided during school.

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  • N may back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif
N may back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif

In the Senate polls on Saturday, PML-N-backed independent candidates emerged as the largest party in the upper house of parliament. To a question General (Retd), Abdul Qayyum said that there was no rift in the PML-N, adding that the party was fullyunited under the flag of PML-N.

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  • Here's how Sam Nunberg is connected to the Russian Federation investigation
Here's how Sam Nunberg is connected to the Russian Federation investigation

Then, in an interview with the Associated Press , Nunberg, who was sacked twice from the campaign, acknowledged he was angry over Mueller's subpoena and having to hand in thousands of emails and communications with former campaign officials, but in the end he'd end up complying.

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  • Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around
Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around

The Official Time Act states that daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and runs until the first Sunday in November. A bill to let Florida remain on Daylight Saving Time year-round passed the Florida Senate on Tuesday.

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  • Trump firm on tariff plan, advisers state
Trump firm on tariff plan, advisers state

Still, concerns over a trade war were far from dispelled, with Trump describing them as "easy to win", repeating his earlier comments. "Tariffs on steel and aluminum are a tax hike the American people don't need and can't afford", Sen. But Navarro , the director of the White House National Trade Council, made remarks less than an hour after the ...

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  • North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons
North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons

Similarly, during a seminar in Washington last month, Moon Chung-in, a special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said that he is "aware the drills will begin in the first week of April", Yonhap reported. India today imposed fresh restrictions on trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations, Directo...

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  • US Trade Deficit Hits Nine-Year High on Falling Exports
US Trade Deficit Hits Nine-Year High on Falling Exports

According to latest figure released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, the USA trade deficit rose to more than nine-year high in January. $400 billion? How would you even know if it had gone down by a quarter of a percent? The trade gap with Canada was the highest since 2015.

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  • PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit
PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit

His reported comments reflect Saudi Arabia's deep suspicion of President Tayyip Erdogan, whose ruling AK Party has its roots in Islamist politics and who has allied his country with Qatar in its dispute with Saudi Arabia and some other Gulf states.

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  • Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup
Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup

Speaking following the collapse of former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, Johnson told MPs that it would be hard for England's participation at the World Cup to "go ahead in the normal way" and said the United Kingdom would respond "robustly" if any evidence of Russian involvement in the Skripal affair was found.

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  • Cautious Bank of Canada warns on trade uncertainty, borrowing slowdown
Cautious Bank of Canada warns on trade uncertainty, borrowing slowdown

The central bank noted that USA government spending and tax cuts are anticipated to boost growth in the United States - Canada's largest trading partner - this year and in 2019. In its announcement, the bank noted that the Canadian economy is operating at near capacity but slowed after posting relatively strong 3.0 percent growth in 2017.

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  • OJ Simpson 'confession' to air on TV
OJ Simpson 'confession' to air on TV

Fox originally made a decision to pull the plug on the shocking interview, now titled "O.J". Simpson: The Lost Confession? The book was also scrapped amid public outrage. "This is hypothetical. I remember I grabbed the knife, I do remember that portion". The next thing the killer knew, wrote Simpson, he was standing with his shirt covered in blood...

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  • Australia's First Same-Sex Marriage Ends in Heartbreak
Australia's First Same-Sex Marriage Ends in Heartbreak

The first same-sex marriage under Australia's new marriage equality laws tragically ended last week. The couple were married in the garden of their home, a week after Australia became the 26th country to recognise same-sex unions, and a month before services in Melbourne and Sydney that had previously been believed to be the first same-sex ma...

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  • Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman
Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman

He added that Al-Azhar's role has been very important in conveying this peace message in cooperation with Saudi Arabia , describing the institution and the Arab country as the " the heart of Islam in the Arab world". He also praised the crown prince's reform measures, saying: "The engagement of women in business and government makes a real differe...

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  • Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo
Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo

Animal activists condemned the visitor's actions, and said it underlined the poor state of Indonesia's zoos. Bandung Zoo has previously come under fire for negligent treatment of animals, with a January 2017 video showing bears in the complex begging for food from visitors.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation paid Best Buy Geek Squad techs to be informants, documents show
Federal Bureau of Investigation paid Best Buy Geek Squad techs to be informants, documents show

Authorities could then seek a warrant to search the device if anything suspicious was found. Nevertheless, it raises concerning questions about potential violations of the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable searches and seizures.

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  • 8 interesting facts about newly elected chief minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma
8 interesting facts about newly elected chief minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma

Sources said the Chief Minister and 11 Ministers would be sworn in at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. UDP general secretary Jemino Mawthoh said his party, too, has made it clear during the meeting that it favours a non-Congress Government in the State.

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  • Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum
Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum

O'Rourke raised $2.3 million in the first six weeks of 2018, or almost triple the $800,000 raised by Cruz over that period, according to the Texas Tribune. His pro-immigrant anti-gun stance may be a stretch in Texas, but Cruz's previous comments about keeping Texas red suggest he is spooked by the widespread Democrat support that has emerged in...

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