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Drought Ends: American Women Beat Canada 3-2 In Shootout For Gold

Drought Ends: American Women Beat Canada 3-2 In Shootout For Gold Henrik Kristoffersen has taken advantage of rival Marcel Hirscher skiing out to lead the first run of the Olympic men's slalom. Back in Sochi , the Canadians won an upset match against the Americans. Led by skip Eve Muirhead, who won bronze at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Great Britain has registered a 6-3 record so far in Olympic play, including victories over Canada and Japan. [Full Article...]

United States to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

United States to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions The actions block assets held by the firms and individuals in the United States and prohibit U.S. citizens from dealing with them. Despite the ongoing efforts by the US administration, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has insisted his country will never give up the nuclear program and has been making rapid advances over the past year. [Full Article...]

Ben Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over spy claims tweet

Ben Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over spy claims tweet The US spy agency noted that Mr Corbyn attended a conference of the El Salvadorian trade union Fenastras in 1986, which was described as being connected to Marxist guerillas and the World Federation of Trade Unions, considered a Soviet front. [Full Article...]

President Trump to hold 'listening session' with survivors of Stoneman Douglas shooting

President Trump to hold 'listening session' with survivors of Stoneman Douglas shooting The White House did not say which school would be involved. Support continued to grow over the weekend for a planned March 14 National School Walkout protest in the aftermath of the Valentine's Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , that left 17 people dead . [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande pulls out of surprise Brit Awards performance

Ariana Grande pulls out of surprise Brit Awards performance Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert saw Liam Gallagher sing Live Forever with Coldplay's Chris Martin for accompaniment. Ariana Grande was expected to be a moving rendition in honor of the 22 victims killed in the attack that occurred during one of his concerts in Manchester, on may 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

NRA lobbyist takes issue with Florida gun plans

NRA lobbyist takes issue with Florida gun plans The Governor's plan is divided into three sections. He called for the institution of what he termed a "violent threat restraining order" - similar versions of which are in place in some states. President Trump and others denounced Peterson. And with that, Harrison raced inside the Marlins' clubhouse to find a bat to give the high school player. [Full Article...]

Delta, United Latest To Cut Ties With NRA

Delta, United Latest To Cut Ties With NRA First National Bank of Omaha announced on Thursday that it would not renew its NRA-branded Visa card after a review of its relationship with the gun lobby, while other brands such as Hertz , MetLife and insurer Chubb also cut ties to the NRA. [Full Article...]

Police Standing Guard at Ex-Florida School Deputy's Home

Police Standing Guard at Ex-Florida School Deputy's Home After the Parkland school shooting , students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school are leading a cry of never again. Peterson isn't the only BSO deputy accused of dropping the ball as the school shooter caused chaos. Scott worked with a variety of experts in preparing his school safety plan, including educators . That failure was compounded by confusion about what was being shown ... [Full Article...]

Eden Hazard warns Conte over his position after Barcelona draw

Eden Hazard warns Conte over his position after Barcelona draw Yet even during the 2011/12 season, when Messi scored 73 goals for Barcelona , he failed to find the net in the two games he played against the Londoners. "Nigeria has good goalkeepers waiting for this opportunity; if anyone deserves it let him play and let's support him so that we can have a formidable team for the World Cup and come back with good results". [Full Article...]

Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library

Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library One of the two victims was a 22-year-old woman who was fatally wounded. According to police she was stabbed multiple times in the head and upper torso area, the Boston Globe reported. this morning Winchester Police responded to the Winchester Public Library for a report that two people had been stabbed. The female victim subsequently died from her injuries. [Full Article...]

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

Taliban Kills at Least 18 Afghani Soldiers during Assault on Military Base Around 18 soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack; the radical movement targeted a military base in the province of Farah in the west of Afghanistan , according to Tolo News, citing the representative of the provincial council Dadullu Kani, Sputnik reported. [Full Article...]

Former Trump adviser agrees to co-operate with Mueller investigation

Recently, Rick Gates, a former adviser for Donald Trump , chose to plead guilty and help the investigation. But his plea requires him to cooperate with Mueller in the prosecution of Manafort. The two men illegally moved $75 million through offshore accounts, and Gates trasferred $3 million between accounts in order to evade taxes. In response to Gates' plea, Manafort has vowed to fight the ch... [Full Article...]

Settlement reached with Takata over defective airbags

Settlement reached with Takata over defective airbags South Carolina, which led the states, will get just over $139,000 to cover costs of the investigation. At least 20 people have died worldwide and hundreds more were injured as a result of the defective airbags. The settlement follows the recall of almost 70 million Takata air bags, which is the largest automotive safety recall in USA history. The multistate alleged that the company knew about ... [Full Article...]

Manafort secretly paid ex-EU politicians for lobbying Yanukovych's interests

Manafort secretly paid ex-EU politicians for lobbying Yanukovych's interests Also Friday, Mueller's team unsealed a new indictment exclusively against Manafort that included an allegation that he, with Gates's assistance, secretly paid former European politicians to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. Mueller is reportedly trying to pressure Manafort to cooperate as well. Paul Manafort says in a statement that the plea by Rick Gates on Friday does not change his commitment... [Full Article...]

Trump challenges Sessions to probe Obama on Russian Federation

Trump challenges Sessions to probe Obama on Russian Federation But from here on out, there will be ironies, paradoxes and unintended consequences with just about everything Mueller does. Clearly, Trump has refused to commence the sanctions against Russian Federation, imposed by Congress in a 517-5 vote, because his overlord, Putin, will not allow for it. [Full Article...]

Teachers' groups reject President Trump's suggestion to arm educators

Teachers' groups reject President Trump's suggestion to arm educators President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying "there's nothing more important than protecting our children", amid a public outcry for action after the Florida school shooting . [Full Article...]

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent In the wake of last week's school shooting, some victims and gun rights activists have called for a ban on semiautomatic rifles, such as the AR-15, which was used in the Florida shooting. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 3.6 million elementary and secondary school full-time teachers in 2015. The US president also endorsed a proposal long championed by the Na... [Full Article...]

Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, no one held

Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, no one held The girl, up in flames, collapsed after running for about 100 metres to save herself and died on the spot. It is not yet clear if she committed suicide or was murdered, said reports. The police said her post mortem report has ruled out sexual assault, more than one individual are involved in the case. Station House Officer Uttam Singh said, "We are treating it as a case of homicide for now". [Full Article...]

Latvian financial supervisor says no 'panic' from ABLV bank

Latvian financial supervisor says no 'panic' from ABLV bank The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail , and the bank - along with a branch in Luxembourg - will be wound up under its home country's law. The finance minister, however, played down such concerns. The bank failed to duly implement the tasks imposed on it by the European Central Bank to stabilize the activities of the... [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in 2 vehicle bombings in Yemen's Aden

Dozens killed in 2 vehicle bombings in Yemen's Aden They said that the casualties were taken to hospitals for treatment. They said the attacks appeared to have targeted a camp used by anti-terrorism forces in south-western Aden. Since March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition consisting largely of the Arab states, backed by the United States and the United Kingdom, among others, has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request. [Full Article...]


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