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by | February 23, 2018 | 01:59

The attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were slain on February 14 by a gunman with an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle in the second-deadliest shooting at a US public school, has revived the long-running USA debate over gun rights.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:41

Police are increasing their presence at a high school outside Albuquerque after a shooting threat was made against the school. "But this kid just made a decision to jump on the momentum and make a joke out of it". The juvenile was initially transported to the Marion County Jail and later transferred to the Franklin County Juvenile detention facility pending a first appearance in court.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:40

The letter, spearheaded by Sen. International Trade Minister David Parker confirmed similar side letters are being sought with an unspecified number of the other CPTPP signatories: Japan, Canada, Mexico, Singapore, Brunei, Chile, Peru, Viet Nam, and Malaysia.

by | February 21, 2018 | 07:16

In Tuesday's Washington Post story, she offered as evidence of the encounter in the form of an email she sent her mom later that day on January 11, 2006. The hostess shook her head and then reached for Crooks's hand. Trump denied the incident Tuesday after a Washington Post feature about Crooks detailed her efforts to draw attention to serial accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Trump.

by | February 21, 2018 | 07:16

The PKK which is based in Turkey, Iraq and parts of Syria has been involved in an armed conflict with Turkey for the past few years. Jia Kurd noted that the agreement between the YPG and the Syrian government was "purely military" and does not include any political or administrative arrangements yet.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:19

Romney says he doesn't intend to run for president again but says he'd be interested in running for re-election if he wins Utah's Senate seat this November. " Donald Trump is a phony , a fraud", Mr. Romney said in a speech in Salt Lake City. Later, Romney dropped by a campaign volunteer booth set up at Utah Valley University in Orem, where he shook hands and posed for pictures with a mob of excited college students he asked to sign his candidate nominating petition.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:15

Overnight, there's a slight chance of drizzle after 4 a.m., patchy fog after 5 a.m., otherwise partly cloudy skies, a low around 32 and south winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour decreasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour after midnight. North, northeast wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. After a brief warm up, temperatures will drop and the melting snow will turn to ice. Cloudy, with a low around 30.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:11

South Korean defense chief Song Young-moo said that he would join U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to announce the drills' schedule sometime between the conclusion of the Winter Paralympics on March 18 and the start of April, according to the Yonhap news agency.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:05

Clouds will increase through the day on Saturday and the snow is expected to arrive after sunset and snow until Sunday morning. The snow could be wet enough, especially closer to Interstate 95, potentially resulting in some power outages.

by | February 17, 2018 | 23:12

The issue of Indian politicians fearing there is a rise in Sikh separatist extremism behaviour coming out of Canada is also going to hang over this visit. In Amritsar, Mr Trudeau will be visiting the Golden Temple , the holiest of Sikh shrines. Trudeau will also visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar which carries a political message to a huge constituency back home in Canada with a big Punjabi, especially Sikh, population settled there.

by | February 17, 2018 | 23:12

But they did not include any of the best-known Gupta brothers - Ajay, Atul and Rajesh. Zuma and the Guptas have always denied wrongdoing. He said the issue of corruption and mismanagement is on "our radar screen" and that one of his first aims is to meet rival party leaders so that "we can try and find a way of working together".

by | February 17, 2018 | 23:11

In the first case, dubbed by the police "case 1000", Netanyahu allegedly accepted bribery from an Israeli businessman and Hollywood tycoon Arnon Milchan and an Australian businessman, James Packer. Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, a bitter rival of Netanyahu, called on him to suspend himself and for the coalition to appoint a replacement on Wednesday morning.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:10

Trump said on Monday that he would soon announce a "reciprocal tax"-a tax on imports from other countries at the same rates those countries impose on US products". "232 is a little like old-fashioned chemotherapy", House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, a Texas Republican, told Trump. Other Republican lawmakers at the meeting in Washington on Tuesday described Trump's protectionist approach to trade as out-of-date.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:11

He acknowledged that French intelligence services don't have the necessary proof to this day that "chemical weapons banned by the treaties have been used against civilian populations". He added that is such proof is found, France will strike the places from where the shipments of chemical weapons are originating. The Syrian government strongly denies using chemical weapons and says it does not target civilians.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:07

Police say his reasons from bringing the gun and knife to school are under investigation. The letter did not identify the student. Montgomery County police are investigating this incident and we will provide additional details when they become available.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:18

It finished its primary mission with the Pluto flyby in 2015 and is now on an extended mission to explore the Kuiper Belt , helping the USA to complete its reconnaissance of our solar system. " New Horizons just couldn't be better...we're bearing down on our flyby target", said lead scientist Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:58

Indeed, a quick look at the map shows that, if successful, Iran would have influence over of a big chunk of the Middle East, allowing Shiite, Persian Iran to threaten more Sunni Arab states and almost encircle American ally, Israel . It mounts air strikes in Syria on a regular basis, striking suspected weapons shipments to Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group. The Syrians were effective in blocking these Iranian attempts.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:55

Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE minister of state for foreign affairs, announced the United Arab Emirates would pledge $500 million. Donors and investors have gathered in Kuwait this week to discuss efforts to rebuild Iraq's economy and infrastructure as it emerges from a conflict with Islamic State militants who seized nearly a third of the country.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:51

President Trump's 2019 budget request would prevent food-stamp recipients from using the program to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, requiring them to receive a box of processed foods instead. Other advocates said that the food box proposal was more of a distraction from other cuts and changes in the proposed budgets , like support for additional work requirements that could make it harder for some people to be eligible for benefits .

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:53

Simplicity is as elusive as stability at West Ham, where conspiracy theories flourish, fade and die like the bubbles pumped out in a transparent attempt to maintain at least one club tradition. And we've had a few too many downs and not enough ups. While the sack of Tony Henry - former director of player recruitment - following claims he told agents the club do not want to sign any more African players due to their troubles, also highlighted what a window it was for the Hammers .

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:44

She joined core of lawyers of Supreme Court in 1982 and since then she devoted her life for human rights and supremacy of Constitution. Outside of Pakistan , Jahangir served as UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran. Her daughter Munizae Jahangir confirmed the news of her death. An outspoken critic of Pakistan's powerful military establishment, she was placed under house arrest in 1983 and later jailed for campaigning for the restoration of democracy.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:09

President Trump sent thoughts and prayers to the officers, their families, and the police department in a tweet . Officer Morelli along with two other officers helped raise $580 for Special Olympics. "Both officers gave their life in protection of others". The City of Westerville first announced on Saturday afternoon that one officer had been killed while on duty.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:12

Last summer on Twitter, Trump called Sessions "beleaguered" and "very weak, and at a news conference in the Rose Garden said he was "disappointed in Sessions". The department is also facing a major backlog on leadership positions that still need confirmation by the US Senate. A 2016 Justice Department memo outlines the order of succession in overseeing the investigation if Rosenstein is recused or removed before Brand is replaced, according to Buzzfeed .

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:01

According to a report by The Guardian Wednesday night, Soros, who has backed progressive-left candidates and causes both in the USA and overseas, has given more than $562,000 to the "Best for Britain" campaign, which aims to negate the results of the Brexit referendum and maintain Britain's membership in the EU.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:01

South Korean tours to the resort were closed after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean guard there in 2008. Mr Pence has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the United States would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime.