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Everything you need to know about NRA head Wayne LaPierre

Everything you need to know about NRA head Wayne LaPierre The Democratic governors for northeastern states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island said they would co-operate to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent risky people from making legal purchases. "For them it's not a safety issue, it's a political issue". The NRA wants to do the right thing. "The whole idea from some of our opponents that armed security makes us less safe i... [Full Article...]

Muguruza sees off Garcia to reach Dubai semi-finals

Muguruza sees off Garcia to reach Dubai semi-finals I was thinking about going straight to breakfast after I finished last night's match! There's nothing to do about that", Muguruza said. "For me, this was the first match here after couple days of practice". 5 Caroline Garcia of France won by an identical score over Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. Kerber secured her 15th win of the season and reached her third semifinal in four to... [Full Article...]

Texas school warns against anti-gun protests

Texas school warns against anti-gun protests It continued, "Life is about choices and adding that every choice has a outcome whether positive or negative". A Texas school district is threatening to suspend students who protest gun violence during school hours as "walkouts" among young activists take place nationwide. [Full Article...]

Freezing drizzle in York Region could make for slippery commute Friday

Freezing drizzle in York Region could make for slippery commute Friday Afternoon highs will warm into the 30s and 40s with some hints of sunshine later in the day. WHERE.Portions of southern, central and northern Iowa. WHEN.From 9 AM Thursday to midnight CST Thursday night . East wind around 5 miles per hour. However, with a high of 10 C, the freezing drizzle will give way to drizzle throughout the rest of the day. Snow and mixed precipitation expected, wi... [Full Article...]

Arrested After 14-Month-Long Probe Into Russian Embassy Cocaine Smuggling

Arrested After 14-Month-Long Probe Into Russian Embassy Cocaine Smuggling Once authorities confirmed that there were drugs inside the 16 pieces of luggage, they devised a plan to catch the criminals. The report said that Viktor Koronelli, the Russian ambassador to Argentina , along with three other members of the Russia's Federal Security Service informed Bullrich on December 13, 2016 regarding 16 luggage pieces which they thought contained drugs. [Full Article...]

Immigration Agency Takes 'Nation Of Immigrants' From Mission Statement

Immigration Agency Takes 'Nation Of Immigrants' From Mission Statement The USCIS' Chief of Media Relations, JOhn Withington, told the online news site Intercept , that the mission statement is "effective immediately". Use of the term leads to the erroneous belief that applicants and petitioners, rather than the American people, are whom we ultimately serve. However, the Trump administration has pushed forward a number of policies that have concerned immigrat... [Full Article...]

Condolence book remembering Billy Graham set in old Capitol in Raleigh

Condolence book remembering Billy Graham set in old Capitol in Raleigh Billy Graham's "painful legacy" in the wake of the renowned evangelist's death. The practice changed in 1998 when Congress voted to recognize two Capitol Police officers who died in the line of duty. For more than half of the 20th century and into the 21st, Graham served as an adviser to the nation's top leaders, including 12 consecutive presidents. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday With periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain, this may cause some travel difficulties. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. The forecast calls for clear skies on Friday but another chance of snow for the weekend and into next week. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, NRA double down on arming teachers following Florida school shooting

Donald Trump, NRA double down on arming teachers following Florida school shooting Tom VanHoose of Highwood Creek Outfitters said people turn to bump stocks because they are significantly cheaper than fully automatic weapons. "If they really have that aptitude, because not everybody has an aptitude for a gun, but if they have the aptitude, I think a concealed permit for having teachers, and letting people know there are people in the building with guns, you won't have in my ... [Full Article...]

Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages, says human rights group

Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages, says human rights group Officials say their activities in Rakhine state are related to rebuilding efforts, conducted partly with the intention of repatriating the Rohingya refugees who escaped to Bangladesh. She recently told the UK's Channel 4 News that there were grounds for bringing Myanmar's de facto leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, before an global tribunal for failing to intervene in the "clearance operation" the mi... [Full Article...]

United Nations pleads for truce to avert Syria 'massacre'

United Nations pleads for truce to avert Syria 'massacre' In the first month of this year, almost 60 children were killed across Syria in violence in eastern Ghouta and other rebel-held enclaves, according to the U.N. Swedish UN Ambassador Olof Skoog said on Thursday that he hoped the Council could vote on the resolution, while Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he proposed to amend the text for "it to be realistic". [Full Article...]

Teacher Walkout will see Mineral County Schools Closed Thursday and Friday

Teacher Walkout will see Mineral County Schools Closed Thursday and Friday While teachers our directly impacted, some West Virginia residents are showing support for teachers. Educators gathered at the capitol grounds on Thursday. Boyd said the bill should go up for a vote by the middle of next week. "I think we are trusting our unions to make the best decision for us, so if they decide we're going to go one way with this, we'll follow them". [Full Article...]

U.S. blasts Russian Federation over Ghouta strikes; Security Council to vote on ceasefire

U.S. blasts Russian Federation over Ghouta strikes; Security Council to vote on ceasefire After hinting it would use its veto power at a UN Security Council session, Russian Federation demanded on Thursday the amendment of main clauses in a draft resolution proposed by Kuwait and Sweden for a 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria . [Full Article...]

McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains

McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains Authorities have charged McArthur with the murder of Skandaraj Navaratnam, a 40-year-old man who went missing in 2010 from a neighborhood in downtown Toronto that is known as the city's gay village, according to Toronto detective Hank Idsinga. [Full Article...]

Philippine to extend workers' ban to Kuwait

Philippine to extend workers' ban to Kuwait Senator Win Gatchalian earlier said he is considering proposing the expansion of the total deployment ban to other countries that are partially-compliant with worldwide and local labor laws. The Philippine labour ministry wants Kuwait to be able to assure safety of Filipinos before the ban can be lifted. In all, there are more than two million Filipinos working in the region, whose remittances a... [Full Article...]

Olympics: Second OAR athlete tests positive for doping

Olympics: Second OAR athlete tests positive for doping Sergeeva failed a test on February 18, the federation said on its Facebook page. Sergeyeva says she took no such medication and the team says she was not issued any medication, according to Zubkov. The drug was banned by WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency) in 2014. There are 168 athletes competing in the OAR team, who won their first gold of the Games on Friday through 15-year-old Alina Zagito... [Full Article...]

Turkish armed forces liberate 100 settlements from terrorists in Afrin

Turkish armed forces liberate 100 settlements from terrorists in Afrin President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan slammed Friday recent comments by a spokesperson of the U.S. Department of Defense claiming civilian casualties in Turkey's Operation Olive Branch to clear PKK-affiliated People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria's northwestern Afrin region. [Full Article...]

President Trump Responds to Florida Shooting

President Trump Responds to Florida Shooting The president said that violent video games and movies (and also the internet) are affecting young people's minds and suggested that there should be a rating system for movies. Also, how long has it been since Trump watched a movie?? "Maybe they have to put a ratings system for that". "I'm hearing more and more people say the level of violence in video games is shaping more and more people's t... [Full Article...]

Police officer dies after clashes with Spartak Moscow fans in Bilbao

Police officer dies after clashes with Spartak Moscow fans in Bilbao Police had made a number of arrests earlier in the evening after Spartak fans clashed with the authorities as well as rival supporters, with fireworks and other projectiles thrown. Spartak won the second leg 2-1 but Bilbao held on for a 4-3 aggregate win to reach the last 16. He was taken to the hospital, where he was later reported to have died, Spanish news agency Efe reports. [Full Article...]

No. 14 Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED

No. 14 Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED Arizona announced on Thursday that star guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible after traces of a banned substance were found in his system during a January drug test. The school says the amount detected was minuscule by scientific standards and appeared to be a remnant of the undisclosed performance-enhancing drug Trier said he unknowingly ingested last season. [Full Article...]


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