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March For Our Lives Greenville Draws Thousands

March For Our Lives Greenville Draws Thousands Another Parkland survivor, David Hogg, said it was a new day. She remembered her fallen classmates. Ellen Gozansky Malka, a Montrealer now living in Parkland, told the crowd that two of her children were at the school during the shooting and saw things no child should see. [Full Article...]

Packed Crowds, Loud Noises: Parkland Students Confront Emotional Stress Of March

Packed Crowds, Loud Noises: Parkland Students Confront Emotional Stress Of March Fired-up students, fed up with gun violence in their schools, led the crowd in chants of "Enough is enough!" and "Hey-hey, ho-ho, the NRA has got to go!" "This is what we can do", he said, "so I'm here to do it". Demonstrators at Saturday's rally held cheered as they marched down Market Street. Not all gun owners present at the event agreed with the view that restricting gun access is the best... [Full Article...]

Canada's exclusion from steel, aluminum tariffs could expire May 1

The two issued a joint statement Wednesday saying the US and European Union have agreed to work on a resolution to the trade dispute "as rapidly as possible". "We can't have a $375 billion trade deficit and not do anything to defend ourselves", Lighthizer said. "It seems to me highly impossible to cover all the issues we have to discuss with our American partners from now to May 1 and we are ask... [Full Article...]

Veteran gets emotional explaining why he joined gun march with his daughter

Veteran gets emotional explaining why he joined gun march with his daughter Pop star Paul McCartney was among the marchers, telling CNN that he had a personal stake in gun control. While motorists honked their horns in support, as can be viewed here, March Organizer Debi Baron revealed to Clarke Broadcasting that on the eve of the rally they received a graphic and threatening email calling for the group to "stay away from our guns", to which she retorts, "We're not tryi... [Full Article...]

Government to launch new Fintech taskforce and links with Australia

Government to launch new Fintech taskforce and links with Australia He will reveal the cryptoassets task force , which will include the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority in addition to the Treasury. " We are determined to make Britain the best place to start and grow a digital business while giving consumers more choice when it comes to managing their money ", said Matt Hancock, digital and culture secretary. [Full Article...]

Boris Compares Russian President World Cup to Adolf Hilter's Olympics

Boris Compares Russian President World Cup to Adolf Hilter's Olympics Russian Federation is hosting the World Cup this Summer and opposition Member of Parliament Ian Austin said Putin would use the tournament to improve Russia's image, comparing it to when Hitler's Germany hosted Olympics. Speaking at a Foreign Affairs committee meeting in London, Johnson raised the issue of safety for 24,000 British soccer fans who have purchased tickets to the World Cup . [Full Article...]

Alabama, Notre Dame negotiating future home-and-home series, per report

Alabama, Notre Dame negotiating future home-and-home series, per report Now, one thing to understand is that nothing has been finalized. However, Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne confirmed the Crimson Tide are in discussions with another Power 5 school to begin a home-and-home series. The same could be true for Notre Dame and Alabama if the two historic programs come to an agreement. It will host Vanderbilt in 2018, visit Georgia in 2019, host Arkansas i... [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan President heads home after successful tour in Pakistan

Sri Lankan President heads home after successful tour in Pakistan Sirisena even said upon landing at Karachi airport that his country was pleased with the progress Pakistan was making because of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Three MoUs were signed during the visit to further strengthen Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral cooperation for capacity building of diplomats, Public Policy research and training of civil servants. [Full Article...]

Explosion rocks Afghan city, 10 killed and 37 wounded

Explosion rocks Afghan city, 10 killed and 37 wounded Aminuallah Abed, chief of the provincial public health department, said that 40 people who were wounded were receiving treatment at a local hospital. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. President Ashraf Ghani, whose government has been lambasted for its inability to protect ordinary Afghans, condemned the attack against "innocent people", according to a statement. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney for exclusive event

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney for exclusive event Mr Obama attended a dinner last night at the Art Gallery of NSW, hosted by the New Zealand United States Council, where he spoke to an audience of around 200 people on topics ranging from leadership to young people and the spread of information. [Full Article...]

Former US Ambassador John Bolton Tapped As National Security Adviser

Former US Ambassador John Bolton Tapped As National Security Adviser Donald Trump has repeatedly said the United States war in Iraq was a mistake. "I think the Iraqi people would be unique in history if they didn't welcome the overthrow of this dictatorial regime", Bolton bloviated in a breathtakingly embarrassing 2002 interview. [Full Article...]

Child porn found during robbery investigation, police say

Child porn found during robbery investigation, police say He'll be sentenced in July. "Unfortunately, we can not identify them all", said Kelly Burrell, of the state Attorney General's office. "Mr. Speights did what most predators do", said Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela D. The court was told police searched Blackburn's home after information came to light about an IP address there using peer-to-peer file-sharing software. [Full Article...]

Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed

Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed Trump sought to block the legal action, but New York Supreme Court Judge Jennifer Schecter, citing court precedent that led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1998, said "a sitting president is not immune from being sued in federal court for unofficial acts". [Full Article...]

2 killed in school bus crash near Wounded Knee

2 killed in school bus crash near Wounded Knee The department is asking the public's assistance in locating the Wedgefield man. A work truck struck a Lamar County school bus around 7 a.m. Wednesday on Hwy. Nelson, of 135 Apollo St., Wedgefield, faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury; driving under suspension, seventh offense; and habitual traffic offender. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Farewell to 'mean-spirited' Washington

Tillerson: Farewell to 'mean-spirited' Washington If the Senate agrees, he will soon be replaced by current Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo , who frequently bumped heads with Tillerson over Iran and other issues. Trump sacked the 65-year-old former oilman in a tweet last week, the latest humiliation in a bruising 414-day term as chief diplomat for an administration with no time for traditional diplomacy. [Full Article...]

This is the hero school officer who shot the Maryland school shooter

This is the hero school officer who shot the Maryland school shooter The 14-year-old boy who was allegedly shot by a classmate at his Maryland high school has been released from the hospital, MedStar St. Mary's Hospital said Wednesday. Rollins reportedly pulled a handgun in the hallways of his high school at about 7:55 a.m., according to a report by CNN . Gaskill contained the situation within one minute of the initial shot being fired, Cameron said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom information watchdog assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica offices

United Kingdom information watchdog assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica offices The officials concluded the search around 0300 GMT on Saturday. "We will now need to assess and consider the evidence before deciding the next steps and coming to any conclusions". Emails viewed by the Times suggest that former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon had some role in setting up contacts between Bolton and Cambridge Analytica, as an email from a Cambridge Analytica employee sen... [Full Article...]

Winter chill hangs around this weekend, but staying mostly dry

Winter chill hangs around this weekend, but staying mostly dry At this point, 2-4 inches should be expected in Stokes, Rockingham and Caswell and possibly over to Person County with a few pockets possibly getting more. The freezing point is 32 degrees. Still, he advises people to use caution while traveling due to the likelihood that at least some will become risky. [Full Article...]

Kemba Walker scores 46 in 28 minutes as Hornets win by 61

Kemba Walker scores 46 in 28 minutes as Hornets win by 61 The 61-point victory margin was the largest in any National Basketball Association game since 1998 and marked only the sixth time in league history a team won by 60 or more points. These two Michael Jordan fans made a big commitment tonight by dedicating three hours of their lives to watch the lottery-bound Grizzlies and Hornets play each other. [Full Article...]

Still unclear what Trump wants from Europe — EU trade chief

Still unclear what Trump wants from Europe — EU trade chief The White House says other USA security allies are welcome to discuss the possibility of an exemption. "If these tariffs stick and there's no help for us as a downstream business with imported or low-priced kegs coming in, we'll be in deep trouble", American Keg CEO Paul Czachor told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo during an interview on Friday. [Full Article...]


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