• Addressing 'a nation in grief,' Trump says he will visit Parkland

    Addressing 'a nation in grief,' Trump says he will visit Parkland

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    Following a 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that left 20 children and six adults dead, Obama announced that then-Vice President Joe Biden would lead an effort to develop a policy toward reducing gun violence. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem. "We ought to say enough is enough", he said on CNN . The President said he will discuss policies to make schools safer in a meeting with United States governors and attorneys general later this month, but said ...
  • Florida's GOP Governor on Gun Laws: 'Everything's on the Table'

    Florida's GOP Governor on Gun Laws: 'Everything's on the Table'

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    He said he was impressed with the speed with which first responders reacted, calling it "record-setting" and "in one case 20 minutes". Several speakers took to an elevated stage to pray for those who died, the injured who are recovering in the hospital and the first responders and school staff who worked valiantly to keep them safe.
  • Top Russian Official Dismisses Mueller Indictments as 'Just Blabber'

    Top Russian Official Dismisses Mueller Indictments as 'Just Blabber'

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    On Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that supporting Donald Trump has never been an official Russian policy, even if some Russians did express their backing of the new USA leader. The indictments made no judgement however on whether the alleged Russian efforts had altered the outcome of the election. The agency's funding came through a catering company owned by Evgeny Prigozhin, who is among those charged in the indictment and is widely considered to be close to Russian ...
  • Russian foreign minister dismisses U.S. election indictments

    Russian foreign minister dismisses U.S. election indictments

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    McMaster also scoffed at the suggestion that the USA would work with Russian Federation on cyber security issues. He also stressed that United States officials include Vice-President Mike Pence had "denied that any country influenced results of the election".
  • Olympics-Ice hockey-South Korean goalie upset about image ban

    Olympics-Ice hockey-South Korean goalie upset about image ban

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    Moon responded to the invitation by suggesting the two countries "should accomplish this by creating the right conditions", adding that talks between North Korea and the United States were also needed, and requested that North Korea be more active in talking with the US, according to Kim Eui-kyeom.
  • 'Strong earthquake' shakes Britain from Cornwall to Blackpool

    'Strong earthquake' shakes Britain from Cornwall to Blackpool

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    Dyfed-Powys Police said they had received an "extremely high call volume". Brits as far as Cornwall and Liverpool reported feeling the heavy tremor, which struck at around 2.31pm. "I lived in Greece and experienced loads there but never expected one in the southwest of England ". After a minor quake hit South Wales on Saturday afternoon, Twitter users took their moment to shine.
  • Florida 6th grader arrested for note threatening school shooting

    Florida 6th grader arrested for note threatening school shooting

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    The note reads: 'I will bring a gun to school to kill all you ugly a** kids and teachers b****. I will bring the gun Feb, 16, 18. Powell, from Hollywood, was arrested for writing threats that could result in bodily injuries or even kill someone, police officials stated.
  • Serial killer sentenced to death over girl's murder

    Serial killer sentenced to death over girl's murder

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    Seven-year-old Zainab Ansari went missing on January 4; on January 8, her body was found in a garbage dump in the city of Kasur. Zainab's father, Haji Muhammad Amin, had arrived in Kot Lakhpat to witness the verdict early on Saturday morning.
  • Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

    Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

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    Meanwhile, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Israeli army vehicle, which wounded three Israeli soldiers. The attacks came after a rocket fired from Gaza fell near a house after rocket sirens sounded in several Israeli settlement near the border with the Strip.
  • Trump visits Florida hospital to thank medical personnel

    Trump visits Florida hospital to thank medical personnel

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    So many people have bought into that crap that even events like we saw at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School don't penetrate deep enough to say, hey, maybe it's not a good idea for an 18-year-old with multiple behavioral red flags to legally buy an AR-15 weapon.
  • Is the West interfering in Russia's election?

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    Igor Girkin, the former defense minister for the self-declared Donetsk Peoples Republic, a separatist region backed by Russia in eastern Ukraine, said last week that Russian mercenaries operating in Syria who died in combat were cremated on sight to hide the true cost of Russia's involvement.
  • Watch that massive battle with Russian mercenaries in Syria

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    Russian officials said five citizens may have been killed but they had no relation to Russia's armed forces. Most are Russian citizens, though some have Ukrainian and Serbian passports. However, information about Russian casualties is only starting to trickle out via Russian news organizations and social media. The U.S. -led coalition is illegal and should be disbanded altogether, the ministry stressed.
  • Mostly cloudy, high near 51 — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Mostly cloudy, high near 51 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    The precipitation should end by sunrise on Sunday , which looks to be otherwise dry. Highs will run almost 15 degrees above normal today . Reasonable worst case scenario: 4"-8", reasonable best case scenario, snow showers with little/no accumulation.
  • Aiyaary promotions: Sidharth Malhotra moves towards Bengaluru in dapper look

    Aiyaary promotions: Sidharth Malhotra moves towards Bengaluru in dapper look

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    Written and directed by Neeraj Pandey, "Aiyaary" released on Friday. Nashiruddin Shah and Anupam Kher have not been utilized properly according to the analysts. Aiyaary may have managed to convey its intended message to the viewers had it managed to gain some amount of pace. The film has three songs, of which the romantic number "Lae dooba" sung by Sunidhi Chauhan has been liked by the music lovers.
  • Brazil to use army in shock tactic to tame Rio violence

    Brazil to use army in shock tactic to tame Rio violence

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    Temer's order for "federal intervention" places command in Netto, who will report directly to the president and not to authorities in Rio , the country's most populous state with around 16 million inhabitants - 6.5 million of them living in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Michigan State walk-on investigated for criminal sexual conduct

    Michigan State walk-on investigated for criminal sexual conduct

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    A female student has accused the player of forcibly groping her without permission in August, and police forwarded the investigatory findings to the county prosecutor in December, according to ESPN . The day the story was published, Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio refuted an allegation within that report that he had personally handled a sexual assault allegation made against one of his players and not reported it to police or school authorities.
  • GOP Rep. Changes Mind, Will Run For Senate Against Heitkamp

    GOP Rep. Changes Mind, Will Run For Senate Against Heitkamp

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    Cramer told The Associated Press that Trump had personally encouraged him three times to run for the seat, including twice after he said he wouldn't. With signs that the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill is growing in popularity, Cramer predicted that Heitkamp's vote against it could prove "fatal" for her, and he said he'd probably be making it a focus of his campaign.
  • Shares in Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) Purchased by RMR Advisors LLC

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    Apple Inc. (AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.77% the S&P500. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. Timber Hill Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma holds 43 shares.
  • Former Trump adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

    Former Trump adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

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    Gates's plea deal could be announced within the next week. As CNN noted, each time another former Trump confidant flips on their former boss and starts cooperating with Mueller, the special counsel gets another "building block" in its growing case against Trump.
  • India to invest in Iran in Rupees

    India to invest in Iran in Rupees

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    President Rouhani will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind . But in the April-December period, the first nine months of India's fiscal year to March 2018, imports from Iran dropped by 18 percent compared to the same period of the previous year, to average 437,000 bpd, as Indian state refiners were said to be reducing imports from Iran over Tehran's snub of Indian companies for the development of the Farzad B gas field.
  • Mexico's Pemex says no immediate reports of quake damage at its plants

    Mexico's Pemex says no immediate reports of quake damage at its plants

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    A magnitude 5.8 aftershock in southern Mexico caused tall buildings in Mexico City to briefly shutter, about an hour after a 7.2 quake sent people running into the streets. It was said to have had a depth of 26.7 miles (43km). No buildings collapsed, according to early reports. A powerful quake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck Mexico this afternoon, but no Pacific-wide tsunami is expected.
  • Trump heading to Palm Beach, making plans to visit Parkland

    Trump heading to Palm Beach, making plans to visit Parkland

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    The figure of 18 school shootings in 2018 originated with Everytown for Gun Safety , a nonprofit group, co-founded by Michael Bloomberg, that works to prevent gun violence and is most famous for its running tally of school shootings. Maybe more armed school officers? Kurth said: "Please stop making it a mental illness issue and acknowledge the fact that it is both a gun and mental illness issue".
  • New Colts Head Coach Announces Coaching Hires

    New Colts Head Coach Announces Coaching Hires

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    Jones has been out of the league since 2013 working as a sports performance consultant for various professional and college teams, but the Colts have convinced him to come back to the NFL to work in Indianapolis . When asked whether or not Reich knew anything about franchise quarterback Andrew Lucks' health status, he simply replied with: "I got the same update that everyone else got".
  • Daytona 500: When is green flag time on Sunday?

    Daytona 500: When is green flag time on Sunday?

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    Even though this race is an opener rather than a finale, fans refer to the Daytona 500 as the Super Bowl of NASCAR racing. I would first of all like to thank NASCAR Integrated Media Communications for inviting me to take part in this one of a kind experience covering Speedweeks from a media perspective.
  • 18 school shootings in U.S. in 2018

    18 school shootings in U.S. in 2018

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    Mr Trump was immediately criticised for focusing particularly on mental health almost a year to the day since he signed a law revoking an Obama-era initiative that made it harder for people with mental illness to buy a gun . "Let's protect Baron. And let's also protect all these other kids". "This", the organization tweeted at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, "is the 18th school shooting in the U.S.in 2018".
  • White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

    White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

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    Indiana's governor is directing that flags be lowered to half-staff across the state in honor of the Florida school shooting victims. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California criticized the lack of action on a measure she introduced after the mass shooting in Las Vegas a year ago to ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly.
  • German reporter detained in Turkey freed, says newspaper

    German reporter detained in Turkey freed, says newspaper

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    Germany, home to a three-million-strong ethnic Turkish minority, has strongly criticised Erdogan's rights record, especially during his government's mass crackdown following the failed 2016 coup. A balloon featuring the likeness of Deniz Yucel in Berlin. Yucel was kept in prison for a year without formal charges, leading many to argue he was a political prisoner.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo voices support for Rohingya children

    Cristiano Ronaldo voices support for Rohingya children

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    The Myanmar crisis resulted in thousands of people fleeing their homes and entering Bangladesh. The repatriation was scheduled to begin in January but Bangladesh said it needed more time to prepare and the security situation was a concern.
  • Kylie Jenner shows leg in mirror selfie after daughter's birth

    Kylie Jenner shows leg in mirror selfie after daughter's birth

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    The photo appeared on the rapper's Snapchat and featured the couple leaning in for the photo while wearing medical masks. To make things worse, her baby daddy, Travis Scott , is apparently slacking on his duties and not holding up his end of the bargain, despite what he claims .
  • Top intelligence officials see signs of Russian meddling in United States midterm elections

    Top intelligence officials see signs of Russian meddling in United States midterm elections

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    But Coats, together with the heads of the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency, among other agency leaders, all testified that they have seen no cessation in Russian influence operations. But more than a year after Russian interference became widely known, the intelligence community (IC) chiefs were unable to detail how the United States was countering it or punishing Moscow.
  • Our Opinion: More gun deaths and more evasions

    Our Opinion: More gun deaths and more evasions

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    Kimmel seemingly got choked up once again while talking about a school shooting on Thursday night - the eighth to happen just this year - and delivered a takedown of Trump's speech following the tragedy that killed 17 people and injured more than a dozen others.
  • Pennsylvania, South Jersey ties emerge as Florida shooting victims are named

    Pennsylvania, South Jersey ties emerge as Florida shooting victims are named

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    Students gather during a vigil at Pine Trails Park for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , in Parkland, Fla ., Thursday, Feb. According to a Fox News report, Cruz's arrest affidavit said he confessed he used an AR-15 rifle to shoot the "students that he saw in the hallways" and "on school grounds".
  • Westland student makes 'bad joke' about Florida school shooting, no threat found

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    He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence. Cruz , a 19-year-old orphan whose mother died last year , was charged with murder Thursday in the assault that devastated this sleepy community on the edge of the Everglades. Cruz was found with multiple ammunition magazines and an AR-15-style rifle, Israel said. Trump and Republican lawmakers have repeatedly pushed back against calls to tighten gun laws after previous mass shootings.
  • Punjab Chief Minister To Receive Justin Trudeau At Amritsar

    Punjab Chief Minister To Receive Justin Trudeau At Amritsar

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    The Canadian Prime Minister is starting his visit from Sunday with a visit to the famous Taj Mahal, following which he will be travelling to Ahmedabad to visit the Sabarmati Ashram the next day. Canada's official line is that it supports a unified India, will not support any forms of extremism but will also not override the freedom of Indian Canadians to speak out in favour of a separate Sikh state if they wish, said the Canadian official.
  • Police say no active shooter at Highline College Friday morning

    Police say no active shooter at Highline College Friday morning

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    Highline College in Des Moines, south of Seattle, sent out a notice around 9 a.m. Friday morning telling students and staff to lock down classrooms and offices. Very few details are available at this point, but from what we know, a community college in Washington state, Highline College, is now on lockdown, according to a local CBS affiliate .
  • Pakistan to station troops in Saudi Arabia

    Pakistan to station troops in Saudi Arabia

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    In a major policy shift, Pakistan has chose to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under bilateral security cooperation with the kingdom which is involved in the ongoing civil war in neighbouring Yemen. It also quoted army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor that the new deployment would be much lesser than a division, and that he would give details later.