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Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you'

Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you'

Besides pleas inside the White House , hundreds of protesters gathered outside it Wednesday afternoon to call for restrictions on guns . Claiming that allowing airline pilots to carry and hide gun...

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Bjoergen, American women make history at Winter Games

Bjoergen, American women make history at Winter Games

She finished sixth in the Super-G Saturday and is not expected to medal Thursday in the combined, her last individual event of the Games. "She needed to go for it a little bit more, " he said. Vonn ...

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Indian police arrest six as inquiry widens into bank fraud

Indian police arrest six as inquiry widens into bank fraud

The recapitalisation amount set for Punjab National Bank (PNB ) is likely to increase as the Rs 11,400 crore fraud case unfolds, reports The Business Standard . Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directora...

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Callum Smith Now Faces Nieky Holzken In WBSS Semfinals

Callum Smith Now Faces Nieky Holzken In WBSS Semfinals

Braehmer is suffering with the flu and said in a statement: "Unfortunately, a fight in this state is out of the question". I study everyone in my weight division. While he accepts his opponent the WBC...

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Congress party has taken people of Meghalaya for granted: PM Modi

Congress party has taken people of Meghalaya for granted: PM Modi

During PM's scheduled visit to Tuensang on February 22, Rijiju said Modi himself would announce what he could offer the Eastern Naga people. The BJP leader-in-charge of Meghalaya mocked the Congres...

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Winter Olympics: What is big air snowboarding?

Meanwhile, though the figure skater Nathan Chen headed into the games as a gold-medal favorite at just 18, falls in the team event and his first run of singles competition quickly sent his Olympic ...

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Hadiya case: Courts can not annul marriage between two consenting adults, says SC

Hadiya case: Courts can not annul marriage between two consenting adults, says SC

Justice DY Chandrachud then observed that while the government could regulate a person's right to travel overseas, the question here was still on whether a court can annul a marriage. The Chief Justic...

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Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet

Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Avani Chaturvedi has become the first-ever Indian woman to fly solo in a supersonic fighter as flew a 20-minute solo sortie in a MiG-21 "Bison" fighter at the Jamnagar ...

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Miranda Otto Cast As Zelda Spellman In Netflix's 'Sabrina' Series

Miranda Otto Cast As Zelda Spellman In Netflix's 'Sabrina' Series

TV. Your thoughts on the latest addition to the Spellman family tree? We were thrilled to hear that Sabrina The Teenage Witch was going to be rebooted by the CW. Her official description is as...

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Centrica raises cost savings target, to cut 4000 jobs by 2020

Centrica raises cost savings target, to cut 4000 jobs by 2020

Britain's largest energy supplier Centrica, which issued a profit warning in November, raised its cost savings target by 500 million pounds ($694.00 million) and said it would cut about 4,000 jobs by ...

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Australia deserved winners of T20 tri-series

Australia deserved winners of T20 tri-series

Australia's undefeated run in the trans-Tasman T20I series helped them draw level with Pakistan at the top of the ICC T20I rankings . Australia are heavy favourites after comfortably winning a...

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Indian politician vacates 'haunted' government house allotted to him

Indian politician vacates 'haunted' government house allotted to him

It is to be noted that despite the fact that Tej Pratap retained the bungalow, he stays with his mother, Rabri Devi and uses the bungalow for party meeting objective. Tej Pratap Yadav was among thos...

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Transportation board approves Greyhound route cuts in Northeast BC

Transportation board approves Greyhound route cuts in Northeast BC

In its ruling, the Passenger Transportation Board explained that Greyhound's routes in the Peace Region and along Highway 16 have extremely low ridership and very large operating losses that impair th...

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South Africa hikes sales tax in 'tough' post-Zuma budget

South Africa hikes sales tax in 'tough' post-Zuma budget

Let us make no mistake, most South Africans hope fervently that Ramaphosa and his merry men (and women) will succeed in bringing us back from the precipice - but it is critical to explore what will be...

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North Korean Sanctions Evasion? Japan Reports Violation To United Nations

North Korean Sanctions Evasion? Japan Reports Violation To United Nations

Photos of the transfer released by Japan show a North Korean-flagged tanker alongside a smaller ship that appears to be Chinese, with what appear to be hoses running between them, AP reported. Securit...

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UK Media Warned 'Change Is Coming' By Jeremy Corbyn

UK Media Warned 'Change Is Coming' By Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn continues to face scrutiny about his meetings with Soviet-backed Czech spy Jan Sarkocy 30 years ago, and the saga has reawakened calls for the Labour leader to allow the publication of a file c...

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'Gun free' schools are magnets for 'bad people', says Trump

'Gun free' schools are magnets for 'bad people', says Trump

Trump said that the background checks are going to be very strong. While there's no indication the suspected Parkland Florida shooter used a bump stock, it's where President Trump chose to start ...

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KKK members drop, but white nationalist groups increase

KKK members drop, but white nationalist groups increase

Beirich said the law centre can't accurately estimate how many people are active members of Klan groups. Anti-Muslim groups increased for a third year in a row, to 114 from 101 in 2016, the report sa...

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Police warn of social media hoax

Police warn of social media hoax

There will be an audio message delivered to parents this evening. He says that the likely location the threat was aimed at was Springfield High School in Ohio. "This social media post has been deter...

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Wales must set out reduction plan rules High Court

Wales must set out reduction plan rules High Court

The UK Government has lost its third court case on tackling air pollution when a High Court judge today ruled its current plans as "seriously flawed" and "unlawful". Government lawyers lobbied for t...

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DG ISPR excited for PSL, Karachi final

DG ISPR excited for PSL, Karachi final

The tournament will get under way on Thursday with an opening ceremony to be followed by the first match between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and newcomers Multan Sultans . The addition of We...

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Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modification

Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modification

The regulations will be finalized "very soon", he said . Speaking at the White House on Tuesday, Trump said he has directed the Justice Department to propose a law to make the accessories illeg...

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Trump Lashes Out At Sessions Over Russia Probe - Again

Trump Lashes Out At Sessions Over Russia Probe - Again

This time, it was over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Desperate to say or do anything to get the heat of the Russian Federation investigation removed, ...

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Out from hospital, Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget

Out from hospital, Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget

Parrikar, who had been admitted to the hospital since February 15 for a pancreas-related ailment, was discharged today at 11 AM. BJP MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo told the legislative assembly...

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'Most Admired' Billy Graham Praised by Pro-Life Leaders

'Most Admired' Billy Graham Praised by Pro-Life Leaders

Bush earned him the nickname "America's Pastor ". His first overtures to a president were rebuffed. On Sept. 7, 1959 - less than a week before the start of Graham's Little Rock crusade - anti-int...

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University of Sussex staff to walk out in pensions row

University of Sussex staff to walk out in pensions row

Staff fear pension changes could cost an average lecturer £200,000 over the course of their retirement. "The university does not support industrial action and will be taking all necessary steps to e...

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Cheney High School students organize walkout

Cheney High School students organize walkout

The position of the Needville school district, about 40 miles southwest of Houston, contrasts with other schools that have encouraged student action. The post has since been deleted. The protest comes...

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Gitanjali Gems down 10% on report of closure of company

Gitanjali Gems down 10% on report of closure of company

Meanwhile, the Government on Friday announced that the passport of the fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi , the prime accused in the Rs. 11,292-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case, and his busines...

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Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu

Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu

Australian government has extended its gratitude to Israel for aborting plans by terrorists to blow up an Etihad flight in July. The Times of Israel cited a senior officer as saying Unit 8200 attach...

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High schoolers walk in protest

High schoolers walk in protest

MCPS Communications Director Hatton Littman said normal attendance procedures are followed when students leave class, so parents will be notified if their kids were absent. School districts around the...

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Audience Savages NRA Rep During CNN School Shooting Town Hall

Audience Savages NRA Rep During CNN School Shooting Town Hall

Marco Rubio, a Republican, and Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., started by answering parents and students at the event in Sunrise. In the wake of criticism the NRA has receiv...

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Jama Masjid with family

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Jama Masjid with family

Trudeau was accompanied by his cabinet ministers Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains, Bardish Chagger, Kirsty Duncan, and Amarjeet Sohi. Photographs of Atwal with Canadian PM Trudeau's wife Sophie Trudeau ...

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Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices

But Trump has been under pressure to act. Teenagers from at least a dozen South Florida schools walked out of class in a similar protest and to commemorate the shooting victims, some of which ...

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The Trump Administration Will Look Into Banning Bump Stocks

The Trump Administration Will Look Into Banning Bump Stocks

After listening to stories from around the room, he asked a question. He told the students "I hear you", but seeing as he needed to write that down to do not forget to say it, it's a bit doubtfu...

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Trump pushes ban on bump stocks as debate on gun rights continues

Trump pushes ban on bump stocks as debate on gun rights continues

The Feb. 14 massacre, the latest in a long series of deadly USA school shootings, stirred the nation's long-running debate about gun rights and public safety, prompting officials from state lawmakers ...

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Attorney general in hot seat again after new Trump tweet

Attorney general in hot seat again after new Trump tweet

US President Donald Trump accused today his predecessor, Barack Obama , for his attitude towards the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections. Trump has not been seen in public since he a...

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Father of Florida shooting victim confronts Marco Rubio over gun control

Father of Florida shooting victim confronts Marco Rubio over gun control

Deitsch, who survived the shooting that left 17 people dead last week at his Parkland, Florida , high school, told Rubio he has grown up in a world with drills in schools and possible active shooters...

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Sarah Sanders Takes Questions On Russia Charges, Florida Shooting

Sarah Sanders Takes Questions On Russia Charges, Florida Shooting

A special counsel is now investigating Russia's election meddling and possible collusion with Trump associates, in addition to whether the president obstructed the investigation. Meanwhile, Trump's ow...

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River receding; flood warning set to expire

River receding; flood warning set to expire

Some showers will be possible Monday though widespread rain is expected to develop Tuesday in the state's northwest, according to the National Weather Service . The work week begin Monday with a ...

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Vipul Ambani, a senior official in Nirav Modi firm, arrested by CBI

Vipul Ambani, a senior official in Nirav Modi firm, arrested by CBI

Five bank executives and another employee of Modi's company Firestar group were arrested over the past three days for allegedly conspiring to cheat the state-owned Punjab National Bank , bringing the...

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