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President Trump: 'A Gun-Free School Is A Magnet For Bad People'

President Donald Trump doubled down Thursday on his statement calling for teachers and school administrators who are "adept" at handling guns to be armed. The president also outlined some of his obj...

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Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages after 'cleansing' campaign - group

Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages after 'cleansing' campaign - group

Over 100 parliamentarians have signed a letter urging the government to back a UN Security Council referral of the head of the Myanmar army General Min Aung Hlaing for crimes committed against the Ro...

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Russia casts doubt on UN Syria truce deal

Russia casts doubt on UN Syria truce deal

The British-based war monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said numerous planes over Ghouta appeared to be Russian. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday described...

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Sixth murder charge laid against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Sixth murder charge laid against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Navaratnam the first of the five to go missing, was last seen on September 16, 2010, after leaving a bar in the Church and Wellesley area with another man. Edward Royle, a lawyer for McArthur, has dec...

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SNP calls on Theresa May to step up response to Syria bombardment

SNP calls on Theresa May to step up response to Syria bombardment

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he was "deeply saddened by the awful suffering of the civilian population in Eastern Ghouta ". Syrian government headed by President Bashar al-...

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Erdogan: Turkey to clear Manbij and area west of Euphrates from terrorists

Erdogan: Turkey to clear Manbij and area west of Euphrates from terrorists

Hundreds of those fighters have deployed on front lines in Afrin battling Turkish forces, Mahmoud said. While Russia is Assad's strongest ally in the war, it is also working with Turkey , which...

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Arizona's Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible for failed PED test

Arizona's Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible for failed PED test

Junior guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA for a failed performance-enhancing drugs test that was administered in late January as part of the NCAA's student-athlete drug screen...

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Senior Palestinian negotiator: USA embassy move date a 'provocation'

Senior Palestinian negotiator: USA embassy move date a 'provocation'

The Trump administration is considering accepting donations from a GOP casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to help fund a new US embassy in Jerusalem, The Associated Press reports. Both Israelis and Pa...

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens cancels plans to attend governors meeting after indictment

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens cancels plans to attend governors meeting after indictment

Greitens has repeatedly denied blackmailing the woman, but has repeatedly refused to answer questions about whether he took a photo. Louis' News 4 reported that Greitens, who was married in 2011 and...

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Trustcore Financial Services LLC Takes Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

Trustcore Financial Services LLC Takes Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

It has outperformed by 1.08% the S&P500. Marco Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 7.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Diluted earning...

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White House Says Ivanka Trump Won't Meet With North Koreans In Pyeongchang

White House Says Ivanka Trump Won't Meet With North Koreans In Pyeongchang

A potential meeting between Pence and the North Koreans had been the most highly anticipated moment of the vice president's visit to Pyeongchang , South Korea , where he led the U.S delegation to ...

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Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat

Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat

St. Francis Area Schools closed all of its buildings Friday and asked students and staff to stay home as police investigate a threat. In a Twitter posting, officials at Bremerton High said the unve...

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Pence Touts Tax Cuts, Border Wall at CPAC

Pence Touts Tax Cuts, Border Wall at CPAC

Pence praised the tax cuts passed by Congress and supported by President Donald Trump that, among other things, slashed corporate rates and went into effect January 1. On Friday , however, Trump ...

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Railway exam fees will be refunded: Goyal

Railway exam fees will be refunded: Goyal

Earlier on February 16, Railway job aspirants had staged dharna in front of Rail Sadan in Bhubaneswar protesting changes in the eligibility criteria for several Group D posts. Till a year ago, the min...

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Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

In a statement, Schor notes the rain has stopped, but significant flooding will occur. Flooding at Michigan State University in East Lansing prompted organizers of Sunday's state VEX Robotics Champi...

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New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day

New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day

Unlike big air, which takes the best two of a finalist's three runs, ski halfpipe takes the best single run out of the three that finalists lay down. "For a lot of kids that are really creative, don...

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NRA spokesperson faces questions from FL shooting students, families

NRA spokesperson faces questions from FL shooting students, families

LaPierre paused during his speech to play a video message, in which he outlined several proposals for preventing school shootings: putting armed security in every school, fixing the mental hea...

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NRA rep to face survivors of Parkland, Fla. high school shooting

NRA rep to face survivors of Parkland, Fla. high school shooting

Many protesters complained that lawmakers were not serious about reform, and they said they would oppose in future elections any legislator who accepts campaign contributions from the National Rif...

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Trump announces 'largest-ever' sanctions on North Korea

Trump announces 'largest-ever' sanctions on North Korea

It is the biggest package of sanctions yet against North Korea . President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being ...

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Petr Cech Reveals Whether He Thinks He Will Be Dropped For Sunday

Petr Cech Reveals Whether He Thinks He Will Be Dropped For Sunday

Arsenal have a great cup final record at Wembley Stadium, beating Manchester City there twice in the two occasions they've met in recent seasons. "He's doing well and I think he'll be ahead of re...

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Carsen Edwards Dominates, And Purdue Gets The Road Win

Carsen Edwards Dominates, And Purdue Gets The Road Win

However, Black is not looking at this loss as a moral victory, given the way the Illini played against the Boilermakers. Gary Clark helped the Bearcats snap out of their funk, scoring a game-high 17...

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MotoGP: Tech3 team to split with Yamaha at end of season

MotoGP: Tech3 team to split with Yamaha at end of season

We've been offered a deal, that includes something we've been waiting for nearly since we started with Tech3 and I couldn't say no", said Poncharal. The 23-year-old Malaysian signed a one-year contr...

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Pence KSC visit continues with meeting focused on commercial space

Pence KSC visit continues with meeting focused on commercial space

The Users Advisory Group will offer testimony and input to the council's deliberations, and the 29 selectees come from industry, government and multiple spaceflight advocacy organizations. "With names...

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Donald Trump, a genius, thinks movies should have age ratings

Donald Trump, a genius, thinks movies should have age ratings

Trump also spoke against violent movies, and called for a rating system although a film rating system already exists, run by the Classification and Rating Administration, which is part of the Motion ...

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Syrian Barrage Buries Civilian Areas: 'What Have We Done To Deserve This?'

Syrian Barrage Buries Civilian Areas: 'What Have We Done To Deserve This?'

Russian Federation has tested over 200 new types of arms in Syria during its campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a senior lawmaker said on Thursday, as Moscow was accused of taking ...

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Vonn straddles gate, Shiffrin takes silver in women's Alpine combined

Vonn straddles gate, Shiffrin takes silver in women's Alpine combined

Now, it switches to Shiffrin's forte - the slalom. Both times are combined to determine the victor. Shiffrin's signature event is the slalom. "Everyone is capable. She's won four season slalom title...

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Freezing Rain Returns Friday Morning

Freezing Rain Returns Friday Morning

While we can't rule out a stray gusty storm the odds of severe weather is low. High temperatures will return to the low 80s this afternoon under a partly sunny sky. This may not amount to much, but ...

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Lawsuit Looks to Preserve Protections for Immigrants From Haiti, El Salvador

Lawsuit Looks to Preserve Protections for Immigrants From Haiti, El Salvador

The plaintiffs live in MA and have TPS status. People from Haiti will see their statuses expire in June of 2019, with TPS set to end for Salvadorans in September of 2019. Bush's administration subsequ...

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Donald Trump seeks to arm teachers

The mass shooting , one of the worst in modern US history, prompted more than 100 students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland to rally to the state capitol on Wednesday, to urg...

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South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins

South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba warned in his speech to parliament in Cape Town that "this is a tough but hopeful budget " as he announced Value Added Tax (VAT) on sales would rise by 1 percenta...

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Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

It suggested that the child of a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation agent was being "used as a pawn for anti-Trump rhetoric". Some have suggested that Hogg's father, a former Federal Bureau o...

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Trump, attacks Obama, Sessions over Russian Federation probe

Trump, attacks Obama, Sessions over Russian Federation probe

Trump's Wednesday remark was the latest in a series where the President has faulted Obama for not doing enough to stop Russian meddling. Why aren't Dem (Democratic) crimes under investigation? Trump t...

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Construction of Afghan section of TAPI pipeline launched

Construction of Afghan section of TAPI pipeline launched

Pakistan and India will attend a groundbreaking ceremony of the Turkmenistan section of the United States dollars 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project that will help ease energy shortages in South A...

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Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout

Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout

The students chanted, "No more school shootings!" That day will mark one month since the shooting in Parkland. "When you are talking about this with friends don't debate that we should have stricter...

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Florida Copycat Shooting Threats Sweep Nation, Leading To Lockdowns And Arrests

Florida Copycat Shooting Threats Sweep Nation, Leading To Lockdowns And Arrests

Violent incidents or threats have occurred in 48 of the 50 states so far this school year, according to the network, with 10 states accounting for 48 percent of all the threats and incidents that have...

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Why the answer to America's gun problem lies due north

Why the answer to America's gun problem lies due north

Gun-free zones need to be eradicated. Lastly comes the usual discourse over more gun legislation. The National Rifle Association is in the business of selling weapons of all sizes, shapes, fir...

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'Pathetically weak': Parkland shooting survivors, parents confront Senator Marco Rubio

'Pathetically weak': Parkland shooting survivors, parents confront Senator Marco Rubio

Scott was going to be at the town hall meeting like Sen". Dana Loesch , a radio and television personality and vocal supporter of the Second Amendment , took questions during a kind of dialogue...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony

Ms Trump will have dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday night, South Korean media reported. South Korean officials arranged a later meeting between the two, American officials said...

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Assertion by India over emergency extension a distortion of facts: Maldives

Assertion by India over emergency extension a distortion of facts: Maldives

Kumar further said that it is India's honest desire to see democracy in The Maldives is restored and situation returns to normal. The Supreme Court of the Maldives Wednesday evening issued a tempo...

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FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing

FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to include Pakistan in its "grey list" of nations not doing enough to counter terror financing and money laundering after the Gulf Cooperation Council (GC...

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