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U.S. students plan protests to demand tighter gun laws

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Mr Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital and later the local sheriff's office, thanking them for their response to the tragedy. Trump has not called for gun restrictions in the wake of the latest school shooting . "We truly regret any additional pain this has caused", Lasky said. On Thursday, Lori Alhadeff , the mother of 14-year-old shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff, spoke on CNN . Read More »

Heavy storm hits New Zealand

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While the cyclone has since been downgraded to a storm, experts suggest it still has the potential to wreak havoc, as it traverses the centre of New Zealand on Tuesday evening. "The next 24 hours is critical and we are ready to provide timely and effective support if required". Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said troops had fanned out to areas likely to be the hardest hit and the national civil defence office in Wellington was on standby to help. Read More »

7th-grader shoots himself at Jackson Memorial Middle School in Stark County

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Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said middle school officials will decide later whether classes will be held Wednesday, WKYC reported. Students are in the process of being released to their parents. The shooting happened about 7:51 a.m. and the student is now hospitalized, WKYC reports . The woman, Lisa Oswald, told WJW she's scared and sad for her son, who is in the sixth grade. Read More »

Russia's foreign minister slams Iranian threats to destroy Israel

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The Minister said that "We do not have a base in Syria". She hailed the role of Russian Federation and Iran in finding a solution to the Syrian conflict, saying the U.S. "We believe that the anxiety of our Turkish neighbors about the USA designs in the region are understandable, but this is not the way to address those anxiety..." Earlier in February, an Iranian drone piloted by an Iranian operator entered northern Israeli airspace near the Jordanian border, prompting a series of Israeli ... Read More »

'It's guns like this that takes away lives'

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In a video she posted on Facebook with the hashtag #onelessgun, Meyer said, "I'm not going to let the Second Amendment anymore be used as an excuse for considering children as collateral damage". "This weapon will never be able to take a life". "I'm not saying that this is for everyone", Pappalardo said. But Scott said his attitude began to change after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting , when 20 elementary school kids were murdered by the weapon. Read More »

Pixel 2 users with camera errors and crashes offered replacements from Google

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The severity seems to vary from user to user, but most people are complaining that the phones, while still usable, are running a lot warmer than they should be, even when performing non-intensive tasks. There's also an exchange scheme worth Rs 18000, an additional 5% off with Axis Bank Buzz credit cards, and a 1-year Buyback Guarantee upon paying Rs 149. Read More »

Tripura Election 2018: BJP State Chief Casts his Vote

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It will be held on March 12. A total of 297 candidates are contesting the Tripura polls, an increase from the 249 candidates in the 2013 polls. The Congress' campaign was somewhat subdued with party president Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally at Kailashahar in Unakoti district, about 180 kms from Agartala , on the last day of campaigning. Read More »

PNB scam: 3 bank officers sent to police custody

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The Gem Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has condemned the Rs. 11,400-crore bank fraud allegedly involving diamond czar Nirav Modi and hoped the scam will not have any adverse impact on the export industry. Jaitley also singled out bank managements for being unable to "utilize authority effectively and in the right manner". Among those arrested on Monday are Bechhu Tiwari, chief manager incharge of the bank's forex department, who was responsible for supervising Shetty's work ... Read More »

Merkel to tap rumored successor for top party role

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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been tipped as a possible successor to Merkel as leader of the Christian Democratic Union. If the SPD's almost half a million members reject the deal, a new election or a minority government in Europe's biggest economy are likely. Read More »

Arunachal Pradesh: Five-year-old allegedly raped and killed at Wakro

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The police had arrested the two on Sunday and had produced them in court - which sent them to police custody. A mob of almost 1,000 people attacked the police lockup and took away the two accused. "A mob consisting of at least 1000 people dragged the duo out of the lock up and dragged them to the local market", added the officer. The crowd then stripped the men, dragged them through the streets and beat them to death, the police said. Read More »

Thousands gather to pay tribute to Morgan Tsvangirai

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged that his government will meet hospital and funeral expenses for Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week in neighboring South Africa . "He loved everyone", said 59-year-old grandmother Chioniso Mazivanhanga, who said she had known Tsvangirai as a mining union leader since 1976. Zimbabwe is gearing up for its elections, which are expected before July. Read More »

98 dead after assault on rebel-held Damascus suburbs, activists say

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The UN Humanitarian Aid Co-ordinator in Syria , Panos Moumtsis, said that "the humanitarian situation of civilians in Eastern Ghouta is out of control". It already waged a ferocious five-day air assault on Eastern Ghouta earlier this month that left around 250 civilians dead and hundreds wounded. The rescue service, which operates in rebel territory, said strikes killed 20 people and wounded dozens in the town of Hammouriyeh alone on Monday. Read More »

Trump approves of improved background checks

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The statement, from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, came as people across the USA spoke out about the frequency of mass shootings after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school where Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 students and teachers with an AR-15 assault rifle. Read More »

Plane crashes in Iran's Zagros Mountains with 65 on board

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ATR-72 planes were developed and produced in France and Italy. It had been barred from buying necessary airplane parts due to sanctions over its contested nuclear program. our dear passengers had lost their lives", Tabatabai informed. A rescue personnel told IRIB that there were "scattered bodies around the plane". The organization specialized in flights to remote airfields across the country as well as internationally. Read More »

Scholars Poll Ranks Donald Trump As 'Worst President Of All

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First, George W. Bush has risen 5 places (40.42), moving to 30th in this ranking. James Buchanan , who was at the helm as the United States careened into civil war, was dislodged from his position as our nation's worst president by our current president, Trump . Read More »

China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb

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The 10 statues now on display in the United States are just part of an army of 8,000 life-sized clay warriors, that date back to 210 BCE. The FBI traced the item back to Rohana after the Philadelphia museum noticed it was missing on January 8. Read More »

Facebook To Use Postcards To Verify Ad Buyers To Prevent Election Meddling

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Trump wrote on Twitter. He made those complaints to members who stopped by his table Saturday as he dined with his two adult sons and TV personality Geraldo Rivera. Mueller had convened a grand jury as part of his ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as any possible connections between Moscow and President Donald Trump's campaign associates. Read More »

Trump Jr. to promote family real estate, make policy speech in India

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Trump Jr., the executive vice president of the Trump Organization will meet investors and business leaders where his family has real estate projects, namely Kolkata, Mumbai , Pune, and Gurugram. Government transparency campaign group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Crew) said in a report released last month that President Trump was profiting from his businesses as a result of being president. Read More »

US, SKorea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills

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He (President Moon) thinks he can manage it - find a balance between several powers. However President Moon's ability to offer North Korea significant economic incentives to encourage compromise and cooperation is constrained by global sanctions, and the USA maximum pressure approach. Read More »

Google AI can Predict Cardiovascular Problems

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Advancement of new technologies such as AI and machine learning can play a major role in bringing these numbers down. The new algorithms Google has introduced that involves human eye scanning are able to detect whether the person is suffering a condition of high blood pressure or at the risk of stroke or heart attack , according to the statement released by a team of Google researchers on Monday. Read More »

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate

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Jim Risch, who got to know Romney when both served as governors and when he co-chaired Romney's presidential campaigns in Idaho. Mr Romney was very critical of Mr Trump during his 2016 presidential run, saying then that Mr Trump was not qualified to be president. Read More »

Oxfam: witnesses physically threatened by accused men

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The report - with most of the names and identifying characteristics redacted - said that the sexual misconduct included hiring prostitutes and bringing them to the accommodations funded by the British charity, as well as downloading pornographic and illegal material on the company's computers. Read More »

Quiz: Why we celebrate Presidents Day

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Presidents Day is a federal holiday observed each year on the third Monday in February. Day, signed into law in 1983, would be the second. Monday is Presidents Day - or " Washington's Birthday ", depending on where you are. By the mid-1980s Washington's Birthday was known to many Americans as Presidents' Day. This is because while most states have adopted Washington's Birthday, some states officially celebrate Presidents' Day. Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

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This is all part of the money laundering charges against Manafort, and Gates may not have any inside dope to offer beyond that. Gates will admit to fraud-related charges in the next few days and agree to testify against Manafort, who worked for several months as Donald Trump's campaign chairman in the 2016 presidential election, the paper reported, citing people familiar with the case whom it didn't identify. Read More »

Winter weather advisory in effect until 4 am Sunday

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Tuesday. Travel will be impacted. Less is expected east of Billings, and higher amounts from Billings to the west. High temperatures near 50 are expected for the Harrisburg area on Sunday and Monday, followed by a high near 70 on Tuesday. Read More »

George Christensen breaks his silence on 'inappropriate' Facebook gun post

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In the comments section below the photo, Christensen posted a second photo of himself aiming a handgun, along with the caption " you gotta ask yourself, do you feel lucky, greenie punks? ". Mr Christensen says he is not concerned with the photo being sent to police, and says it was purely a joke. The uproar is the latest headache for the ruling Liberal-National coalition, with Turnbull last week publicly criticising Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce for his affair with a younger former staffer ... Read More »

Family Who Housed Florida School Shooter Describes the Days Before the Attack

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They declined to provide their son's first name or age. Inside the safe, were other various guns as well as knives. He owned several, and they were unsecured. Cruz was often withdrawn, and when pressed about why, he would say he was thinking about his mother. Cruz claimed the family friend was taking money from him, but the Sneads told the Sun Sentinel they think the woman was innocent and Cruz was a victim of identity theft. Read More »

Rain moves in to start the work week in West Michigan

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Patchy fog is also likely to develop overnight, so watch out for that early Monday morning. Otherwise, clouds will remain in place, but we may see a few peaks of sunshine. Rain chances continue through the remainder of the week and portions of the weekend with some breaks. Rain chances will continue for the rest of the week, so we'll have to keep an eye on creeks, streams and rivers, due to already saturated ground. Read More »

Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

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The second video showed people yelling, crying, throwing punches and a crew member repeatedly kicking a guest on the floor. In a statement to USA TODAY, the cruise line said it is investigating. "There are people walking around with cut heads and hands", she told Melbourne radio station 3AW. "The ship's highly trained security staff have engaged with a small group of disruptive guests and ensured that they are fully aware of and are compliant with our zero tolerance policy". Read More »

Time Not Right For Koreas Summit Meeting, South's Moon Says

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Then there were the juicy play-by-plays of Mike Pence's passive-aggressive behavior toward the North - which included shaking everyone's hands but Kim Yong Nam's at a dinner and carefully angling photos so that his head covered Kim Yo Jong's at the opening ceremony. Read More »

Severe Weather Watches issued for Cyclone Gita

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Wellington, the Nelson Tasman region and the West Coast are being warned to get ready for Cyclone Gita, which is expected to pack a punch when it hits the country tomorrow. Of that, 9,186 claims totalling $108.7 million were from Cyclones Debbie and Cook last April, which caused the evacuation of Edgcumbe residents and were the most damaging storms since the lower North Island was hit in February 2004. Read More »

John Kelly Got Into A Physical Fight With Chinese Guards In November

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According to the report, the brawl began when the USA officials entered the Great Hall of the People carrying the nuclear football and were stopped by Chinese officials. According to the report, the brawl "was over in a flash, and the USA officials told about the incident were asked to keep quiet about it". Another official told the White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly , what had occurred and he tried to intervene, Axios said, saying its report was based on five unnamed sources ... Read More »

Canadian PM visits Taj Mehal, Mathura wildlife sanctuary

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Trudeau and his family took time to take a picture infront of the Mughal creation. The Khalistan radicals have always been a matter of contention between India and Canada, and the trip of PM Justin Trudeau to India, in which he will be conducting a series of meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to improve relations between the two countries. Read More »

Turkey overrules accusation of chemical attack in Syria's Afrin region

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The White House said it was aware of the reports but could not confirm them. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights within global law, U.N. Syrian state news agency SANA , citing a doctor in an Afrin hospital mentioned Turkish shelling of the village has led to choking in six people in the village. Read More »

Florida school shooting survivors plan march on Washington

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Our entire Nation, w/one heavy heart, continues to pray for the victims & their families in Parkland, FL. Those who knew him, as well as people in law enforcement, appear to have responded inadequately to signs of danger. "But a lot of us are just other students who figured there's strength in numbers". " President trump , you say what can you do? And us kids seem to be the only ones who notice", she yelled. Read More »

Former Trump Campaign Adviser Gates Close To Plea Deal With Mueller

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Gates was the longtime deputy to Paul Manafort , who served as Donald Trump's campaign chairman . As of Friday evening, no new charges had been filed against Manafort or Gates on the public docket. Since the indictment , the case has been tied up in fights over Manafort and Gates' conditions of release. The new accusation, related to a property Manafort owns in the Washington suburb of Fairfax, Virginia, comes on top of the indictment against Manafort last October for money laundering and ... Read More »

PTI confirms rumours of Imran's marriage not greatly exaggerated

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Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time , his party said on Sunday, confirming his marriage to a woman local media call a "faith healer". Party sources told the Press Trust of India that Imran Khan was under pressure from his party to disclose his marriage after the defeat in Punjab's Lodhran district. Read More »

PM Modi Meets Manohar Parrikar As Hospital Rubbishes Rumours About His Health

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Government officials and sources in the BJP have raised doubts over whether Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will attend the budget session of the Legislative Assembly scheduled to begin on Monday. "He is on a liquid diet", a source was quoted as saying by the PTI later. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Mumbai to meet Parrikar at Lilavati hospital. Read More »

Omarosa hints someone in the White House is 'sleeping around with everyone.'

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On the latest episode of " Celebrity Big Brother " cast member Brandi Glanville flat out asks Omarosa Manigault-Newman if she ever had relations with the Commander-In-Chief. "But you never heard my name did you?" "The White House is an old building, you can't change the structure, so you're basically changing the mattress, the curtains and sheets", Omarosa said . Read More »

Latvia's European Central Bank rate-setter Ilmars Rimsevics detained by anti-corruption authorities

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Aseradens believes that if Rimsevics is indeed implicated in organized corruption, the best solution for him would be to resign, especially because being under arrest, he is unable to perform his duties as head of the central bank . HERE is the statement by the financial regulator on communications with the European Central Bank ( Latvian only at the moment). Rimsevics will be replaced by the deputy governor, Zoja Razmusa, for the duration of his detention. Read More »

Death toll climbs to 14 in copter crash at Mexico quake zone

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Aftershocks had caused people to flee their homes for fear they would collapse. The department said the victims had been waiting for the helicopter, but did not provide more details. The military helicopter apparently flipped and fell on top of the townspeople as it attempted to land. The tragedy struck Friday night as a military helicopter flew the interior minister and other officials to an area near the epicentre of a 7.2-magnitude natural disaster that shook Mexico earlier that evening. Read More »

At least five killed in Russian Federation church shooting

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The local Interior Ministry, however, said the gunman had acted on his own, according to the Interfax news agency . Two officers are said to be among the injured. Russian news outlets also posted photos on social media of the alleged weapon used in the attack, in addition to a body in front of the church covered by a tarp. Read More »

Eubank Jr: there is nothing George Groves can do to stop me

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I think his weakness is his stamina issues whereas Eubank's strength is his stamina. The 28-year-old Eubank Jr. makes little secret of the fact he does not work with a traditional trainer or training setup and, similarly to Groves before he fought Froch, has regularly promoted himself on social media. Read More »

Gus Kenworthy just threw some epic shade at Mike Pence…

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His comments appear to reference claims that Vice President Pence supported "gay conversion therapy ", which Pence's office has denied. Rippon initially refused, although he later reconsidered and said he was open to speaking with Pence after the Olympics . Read More »

Trump blames Federal Bureau of Investigation for Florida massacre

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any collusion with anyone connected to the Trump campaign. Scott noted, however, that he was hopeful Congress would "get something done this year" with regard to bringing bipartisan gun legislation to the Senate floor. Read More »

Polling underway for 59 of total 60 seats in Tripura

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Around 2.5 million voters will decide the fate of 292 candidates in Sunday's polling. The high-decibel campaign on Friday ended in Tripura where the Bharatiya Janata Party , an "also-ran" till now in the north-eastern state, is making a determined bid to demolish the red bastion of 25 years, with stalwarts like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah leading the charge. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence 2018

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Chief Minister of Maharastra, Devendra Fadnavis , said that the summit is a convergence of ideas of business leaders, political leaders and thought leaders. Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra group announced an investment of Rs 1700 crore for the development of an entertainment tourism hub at Kandivali. Read More »

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) Sellers Increased By 7.61% Their Shorts

Raymond James has "Strong Buy" rating and $48 target. The stock of Exchange Income Corporation (TSE:EIF) earned "Outperform" rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, August 14. As for the shares, it has gone below the 20 days moving average and is now hovering within a distance of -0.79%. Moreover, Harber Asset Ltd has 2.22% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 74,567 shares. Read More »