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Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as ground shifts in gun debate

Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as ground shifts in gun debate

Insurance giant MetLife said Friday that it's ending its discounts on home and auto insurance for NRA members. If you are not a member of the National Rifle Association, you may be surprised to l...

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TrueCar to cut ties with NRA in wake of Florida school shooting

TrueCar to cut ties with NRA in wake of Florida school shooting

First National Bank will cease issuing NRA-branded Visa cards to its customers as well, citing "customer feedback" as the reason for scrapping the offering. Twitter accounts for Enterprise and its tw...

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As pressure mounts, more companies end ties with NRA

As pressure mounts, more companies end ties with NRA

In a statement to the liberal outlet ThinkProgress , the spokesman had called the contract "routine" for large groups, adding that it "has more than 2,000 such contracts in place". North American Van...

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Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea

Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence was also present for the start of the Games, and sat only a few seats away from Kim Yo Jong, without exchanging words with her - having earlier visited a memorial to the...

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Red Cross and Plan International admit cases of sexual misconduct

Red Cross and Plan International admit cases of sexual misconduct

Three of Oxfam's senior leaders have apologised for the charity's handling of an internal investigation into the hiring of prostitutes by staff in Haiti following the devastating 2010 quake. The l...

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White House, Schiff spar over Dems' surveillance memo

White House, Schiff spar over Dems' surveillance memo

In the so-called "Nunes memo", Republicans claimed that prosecutors sought wiretapping authority in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court system without presenting evidence of potenti...

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Trump speaks at CPAC

Trump speaks at CPAC

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday , the president said , "maybe 10 percent or 20 percent of the population of teachers, etc" should have concealed weapons. Trump vow...

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Clayton-Based Enterprise Drops NRA Discount For Rental Cars After Parkland Shooting

Clayton-Based Enterprise Drops NRA Discount For Rental Cars After Parkland Shooting

The Democratic governors for northeastern states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island said they would co-operate to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent unsafe people from making ...

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Bill Kelly: Sadly, we know how this gun debate will end

Bill Kelly: Sadly, we know how this gun debate will end

Florida school shooting survivor Alfonso Calderon said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's suggestion of arming teachers and school staff with weapons to enhance school safety was a "terrible id...

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Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under Investigation For Inaction

Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under Investigation For Inaction

The Coral Springs Police Department alleges at least three other deputies waited outside instead of rushing into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.as Nickolas Cruz, 19, gunned ...

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Brrrrr: 'Beast from the East' set to plunge temperatures below freezing

Brrrrr: 'Beast from the East' set to plunge temperatures below freezing

Snowy scenes are seen across the United Kingdom, after the coldest night in two years. There certainly is no doubt we're in for a week - or longer - of very cold weather across the United Kingdom an...

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Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

Rappler had ran a story carrying a headline that said Duterte's closest aide Christopher Go had "intervened" in a navy frigate procurement, and leaked documents from what it said were reliable and kn...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for closing ceremonies

Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for closing ceremonies

CNN wrote of Kim Yo Jong on February 10: "With a smile, a handshake and a warm message in South Korea's presidential guest book, Kim Yo Jong has struck a chord with the public just one day into the...

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Suspect shot multiple times while trying to rob liquor store

Suspect shot multiple times while trying to rob liquor store

Despite being shot, Lee is able to fight with the women, attempting to get the gun from one of them. At first the mother and daughter appear to be co-operating but as soon as the man turns his back ...

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Miracurl on Ice: USA wins first curling gold at Winter Olympics

Miracurl on Ice: USA wins first curling gold at Winter Olympics

But when they looked at the medals, they noticed that the back said "women's". During the medal ceremony, the team did receive gold medals, but the medals read "women's curling" on the back side . ...

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Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Shares Gap Up to $13.16

It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Earnings per share is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. - Petrobras, many traders will place their orde...

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'Furious and heartbroken' Family that took in Florida shooting suspect speaks out

'Furious and heartbroken' Family that took in Florida shooting suspect speaks out

Gun rights groups argued that ownership restrictions would be ineffective, saying future incidents could be averted or the harm from them minimized by letting teachers carry guns and fortifying classr...

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CAF: NPFL Clubs Progress To Group Stage

CAF: NPFL Clubs Progress To Group Stage

The match which had in attendance the 1st and 2nd vice-presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, saw both teams playing cautiously but the home side...

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Woman attacked by shark at Sydney beach

Woman attacked by shark at Sydney beach

The woman was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for lacerations to her leg and taken to St George Hospital in a stable condition. Some beaches in the area remain closed as authorities search for t...

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Florida's largest teacher union backs Rick Scott school safety plan

Florida's largest teacher union backs Rick Scott school safety plan

They included students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , who traveled from Parkland to Tallahassee Tuesday night. In the other report from November 30, 2017, the caller said Cruz was coll...

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Actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

Actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

As well as her role in the classic sitcom, she played memorable parts in Notting Hill and the TV adaptation of Martin Chuzzlewit . Emma is also well known across the pond for starring in the Br...

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Govt announces Rs 10 lakh financial aid to Madhu's family

Govt announces Rs 10 lakh financial aid to Madhu's family

The post-mortem report of the youth, Madhu, showed that he was brutally beaten up and two of his ribs were broken in the attack. A case under the IT Act for circulating his photo on social media can ...

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President Donald Trump admits to trying to hide his bald spot

President Donald Trump admits to trying to hide his bald spot

Trump, who is said to have a preoccupation with his hair , is likely to have felt embarrassed by the exposure, but hid it about as well as he hides the back of his skull on the CPAC stage on Frid...

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A First Alert Severe Weather Day issued for Saturday

A First Alert Severe Weather Day issued for Saturday

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed part of north and west Alabama under a slight risk of severe weather on Saturday, suggesting scattered severe storms will be possible ahead of the front. The ...

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Rain and thunderstorms continue into the weekend

Rain and thunderstorms continue into the weekend

An additional 1"-4" of rain may fall through Sunday morning. Another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected on Saturday into Saturday night, with more heavy rainfall possible keeping t...

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Orioles to wear branded caps to honor victims of Florida school shooting

Orioles to wear branded caps to honor victims of Florida school shooting

In addition to age limits, Scott said he wanted to change state laws to make it "virtually impossible for anyone who has mental issues to use a gun", echoing similar calls by US President Donald Tr...

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NEET to be mandatory for medical studies overseas after May 2018

NEET to be mandatory for medical studies overseas after May 2018

The ruling implies that the general category candidates older than 25 years, and those from the reserved category above 30 will not be able to appear in NEET entrance test this year. The last date f...

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Gymnastics World Cup 2018, Aruna Budda Reddy Wins the Bronze medal

Gymnastics World Cup 2018, Aruna Budda Reddy Wins the Bronze medal

Tjasa Kysslef of Slovania won the gold with a score of 13.800 while Emily Whitehead of Australia took the silver with 13.699. She could not repeat the same in her second attempt as her execution was n...

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Russians take gold, silver in women's figure skating, Americans shut out

Considering the women's hockey loss and awful curling failures, these Olympics have shown a stronger Canadian team than ever, Steve Simmons writes. The Coloradan dedicated the 2018 Winter Games...

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Newly Wednesday couples gift explodes; husband dead, wife critically injured

Newly Wednesday couples gift explodes; husband dead, wife critically injured

The wife of the deceased, Reena Sahu, is battling for her life at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla. The police have collected evidence and a probe is un...

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Russian Federation deploys fifth-generation Su-57 fighters in Syria

Russian Federation deploys fifth-generation Su-57 fighters in Syria

And among his various enterprises, USA intelligence believes Prigozhin also "almost certainly" controls Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad, the Post report...

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Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding auto

Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding auto

While nine children died on the spot, 24 sustained injuries. A police officer said that of the injured, three are stated to be in a critical condition. This is the second major accident in Bihar thi...

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Companies that have cut ties with the NRA, at a glance

Companies that have cut ties with the NRA, at a glance

Think Progress, which published a list of the 22 companies that had partnerships with the NRA Tuesday, first reported Avis Budget Groups decision, which will go into effect March 26. -Avis: Avis pro...

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Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Saturday, Feb

Their five gold medals tie their previous record set in 1992 and 2002. Kelsey Serwa and Brittany Phelan took home gold and silver in the women's ski-cross event . The whole system (fully automatic ...

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Manslaughter charge dismissed in Sherman shooting

Manslaughter charge dismissed in Sherman shooting

However, that doesn't mean the criminal case is over. "This is an issue that we think is a non-issue, but it's the court's ruling and we have to move forward", Swanson told The Buffalo News . Swans...

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After T20, Suresh Raina wants ODI return

After T20, Suresh Raina wants ODI return

The Mace was produced by the then British Crown Jeweller, Asprey & Garrard, in 2001, which was commissioned to make a distinctive prize created to stand out from other cricket trophies. After smashing...

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Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed dismay as the negotiations dragged out for another day on the pause that would allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. "I think that without ...

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Another passenger in Grand Canyon crash dies

Another passenger in Grand Canyon crash dies

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirmed in a statement that 31-year-old Neil Udall died Thursday at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. A message yesterday read: "It is with a very hea...

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Woman burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, dies

Woman burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, dies

According to the victim's mother, she had gone to a nearby market on her bicycle. The body has been sent for postmortem, while police are investigating the matter. Monitoring the investigation persona...

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South Korea says USA sanctions on North Korea will bolster United Nations resolutions

South Korea says USA sanctions on North Korea will bolster United Nations resolutions

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, however, stressed how the Olympics have helped lower tensions between the two Koreas. James Risch (R-Idaho) held an open press gaggle at USA House in the Yongpyong ...

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