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School shooting in Florida reignites gun control debate among politicians School shooting in Florida reignites gun control debate among politicians
- February 16, 2018

On Wednesday, after the shooting, Cruz was able to leave the school after the shooting by blending in with other students who were trying to escape, but he was apprehended shortly thereafter. He said he heard gunshots and saw bodies on his way out - both inside and outside the school. Social media use from students in the middle of school shootings is a growing phenomenon. (more...)
Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better
- February 16, 2018

As of last November, more than 130 administration appointees lacked permanent security clearances, according to documents obtained by CNN and NBC News . Intelligence Agencies testified that we are under a Russian cyber attack, zeroing in on the 2018 elections. Porter resigned from the White House last week following reports that his two ex-wives had accused him of emotional and physical abuse, with Holderness providing a photo of a black eye she said Porter gave her. (more...)
Nation prays with 'heavy heart' after school shooting Nation prays with 'heavy heart' after school shooting
- February 16, 2018

Trump also announced a visit to Parkland to meet with families and local officials. A teacher at the school said Cruz had been identified previously as a potential threat to his classmates. "Donations raised here will be used to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the horrific shooting", the page stated. (more...)
White House briefs reporters following newest explanation on Rob Porter White House briefs reporters following newest explanation on Rob Porter
- February 16, 2018

This week, after National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said that Porter and other staffers with interim clearance should not have access to highly classified information, U.S. By the time The Mail published its article last week, only one of those officials had made a determination, the two people said, although it is not clear what the official had concluded. (more...)
Food co-workers had sex before fatal stabbing, suspect says Food co-workers had sex before fatal stabbing, suspect says
- February 16, 2018

Daniel Gross said he reacted in self-defense but would not elaborate on how his friend Lizette Cuesta ended up stabbed multiple times near a road in Livermore. Gross said he was not aware until told by KTVU that Cuesta had managed to crawl 100 yards and clung to life for two hours, but not before allegedly telling first responders and motorists that the couple had attacked her. (more...)
Analysis finds GOP skew in Pennsylvania plan Analysis finds GOP skew in Pennsylvania plan
- February 16, 2018

Commonwealth case face a February 15 deadline to submit their preferred maps to the court to consider what cartography meets their definition of constitutional favorability. Hewing to the court's words while subverting their spirit, Republican state lawmakers set to redrawing the map with no input from Democrats. "The governor should have accepted it". (more...)
Fans advised to seek shelter from strong winds at Olympic Park Fans advised to seek shelter from strong winds at Olympic Park
- February 16, 2018

Choose from the top sports betting sites in Australia that are reliable and regulated to offer such services. If Bailey finds himself with the gold medal , which is highly unexpected considering Fourcade is in the event , he would become the first non-European to win a men's biathlon contest. (more...)
Zuma's resignation now final, parliament says Zuma's resignation now final, parliament says
- February 15, 2018

He says he will outline his policies in a state of the nation address on Friday evening. Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as South Africa's new president by ruling party legislators after the resignation of Jacob Zuma . He was an activist lawyer who grew up in Soweto, an impoverished township in Johannesburg , and his anti-apartheid activities saw him detained twice in the 1970s. (more...)
Bannon ordered back on Capitol Hill for Russian Federation probe interview Bannon ordered back on Capitol Hill for Russian Federation probe interview
- February 15, 2018

CNN senior congressional correspondent Manu Raju tweeted that Mr Bannon had been advised by President Trump to invoke executive privilege, a prerogative allowing him to withhold information. It is unclear whether the ex-strategist will appear in front of the House Intelligence Committee after he stood up the panel last week and rescheduled his appearances. (more...)
Reported shooting being investigated at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Reported shooting being investigated at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland
- February 15, 2018

He identified the suspect as Nikolas Cruz , 19, and said investigators were looking into Cruz's online profiles. Twitter user Aiden, who said he was a freshman at the school , also used his social media to post a message of defiance in the midst of the terror: "Long live Marjory Stoneman Douglas High". (more...)
GOP ahead of Democrats heading into midterm elections, Trump more popular
- February 15, 2018

Now, Democratic leaders are calling for party candidates to focus their campaigns on the economy and forget about the day-to-day White House controversies, the news network said. Drawing support from across the state and nationally, she raised more money than Buchanan. "This win shows us that Floridians are rejecting the same exhausted rhetoric we saw with Donald Trump's campaign, which was the same rhetoric Buchanan used to try and win", the Florida Democratic Party said in a ... (more...)
Trump endorses 25 cents/gal gasoline tax increase Trump endorses 25 cents/gal gasoline tax increase
- February 15, 2018

Infrastructure legislation also should rely on "smart investments, consistent with the fundamental federal role", as well as empower "states and local governments", and promote and develop "integrated transportation systems". Raising the gas tax by a quarter could generate $36 billion a year, said Benjamin Salisbury, an analyst with B. Riley FBR Inc., in a research note to clients. (more...)
Porto vs Liverpool 14 February 2018: UCL Preview and Predictions Porto vs Liverpool 14 February 2018: UCL Preview and Predictions
- February 15, 2018

Then it all came to an abrupt, unexpected end. This is where Liverpool need to be every year. Aboubakar, who has returned to Porto after spending last season on loan at Besiktas, has scored 26 goals in all competitions this season, including 15 in the league and five in the Champions League group stage. (more...)
Australia bans sex between govt ministers and staff Australia bans sex between govt ministers and staff
- February 15, 2018

All week, the government has been under fire for the use of taxpayer funds relating to the employment of Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce's now-pregnant partner and former staffer Vikki Campion. Turnbull said the break would allow Joyce to "consider his own position". Mr Turnbull denounced the affair at a press conference in Canberra after a week in which the scandal threw his centre-right government into turmoil and strained the alliance between his Liberal Party and Mr Joyce's National ... (more...)
Murderer of Salomon Family Members Gets Four Life Terms Murderer of Salomon Family Members Gets Four Life Terms
- February 15, 2018

In the majority opinion, the judges wrote that "we considered the death penalty for this case". Volunteers from the ZAKA search and rescue organization remove blood from the scene of a Palestinian terror attack in the West Bank settlement of Halamish on July 21 that killed three members of one family as they sat at their Shabbat table. (more...)
Josh Gad mourns death of friend's young son in Florida school shooting Josh Gad mourns death of friend's young son in Florida school shooting
- February 15, 2018

Students who knew the shooter, identified as Nikolas Cruz , described a volatile teenager whose odd behavior had caused others to end friendships with him, particularly after the fight that led to his expulsion. Broward County, Florida , Sheriff Scott Israel said Wednesday evening that "if you see something, say something". The investigation of the high school massacre on Valentine's Day stretches throughout the state, including one city in Palm Beach County. (more...)
Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017 - UN Mission Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017 - UN Mission
- February 15, 2018

The Taliban extended the invitation after the senator opposed the war in Afghanistan and told Fox News that the United States spends some 50 billion dollars on Afghanistan every year, and that the money is wasted. administration, however. Talks with the Taliban , Sullivan said this month, would "happen over time when conditions warrant and it's appropriate". Progress has been blocked by the deep mistrust between the government and the Taliban , as well as uncertainty about the role of ... (more...)
Shaun White Called Out By Accuser's Lawyer For Minimizing Sexual Harassment Shaun White Called Out By Accuser's Lawyer For Minimizing Sexual Harassment
- February 15, 2018

In a lawsuit that Ms. Zawaideh filed in August 2016, White was accused of sending "sexually explicit and graphic images to Ms Zawaideh of engorged and erect penises , forced her to watch sexually disturbing videos, including videos sexualising human faecal matter, and made vulgar sexual remarks to her ". (more...)
US Senate begins debate on immigration US Senate begins debate on immigration
- February 15, 2018

Schumer initially offered border wall funding as part of a deal, even more than Trump had requested for this year , per Politico . The debate on immigration is scheduled to last for a week, and both sides of the aisle are scrambling to come up with a proposal that will garner the necessary 60 votes in order to pass the Senate . (more...)
GoFundMe for Florida shooting victims skyrockets in minutes GoFundMe for Florida shooting victims skyrockets in minutes
- February 15, 2018

A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing "numerous" people, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before authorities took him into custody. "We have already begun to dissect his websites and things on social media that he was on, and some of the things that have come to mind are very, very disturbing", Israel said. (more...)
Flower Mound student brought gun to school Flower Mound student brought gun to school
- February 15, 2018

Lake Nona High School assistant principal Adele Salazar said in a message to the campus community that another student saw the boy on the bus with what appeared to be a gun and alerted staff. The police department said it has tip lines at both high schools Flower Mound so that students can report suspicious activity. A media staging area was set up during the lockdown. (more...)
Like Zuma, Ethiopian prime minister steps down Like Zuma, Ethiopian prime minister steps down
- February 15, 2018

Hailemariam said the proposed reforms, which he did not specify, come at a time of unrest "where many lives have been lost, people have been displaced and property damaged, and there are efforts to harm investments". "Other officials also need to follow this and transfer the power to the public", he said. Hailemariam Desalegn's announcement that he was stepping down was, on the face of it, a highly unusual moment in Africa. (more...)
US Intelligence Chief: Decision Time on N. Korea is Near US Intelligence Chief: Decision Time on N. Korea is Near
- February 15, 2018

The heads of the lead U.S. intelligence agencies warned that Russian Federation intends to use cyberattacks, more propaganda, and other tactics to try and influence upcoming elections for the U.S. Chinese companies linked to the government in Beijing are a major security threat to the United States by stealing and buying sensitive American technology, intelligence leaders warned Congress, The Washington Free Beacon has reported . (more...)
Polls open for Kelowna-West byelection to fill Christy Clark's former seat Polls open for Kelowna-West byelection to fill Christy Clark's former seat
- February 15, 2018

Wilkinson is optimistic for front-runner candidate Ben Stewart, who gave up the seat to Christy Clark after she lost her riding in 2013, and is optimistic for his party. Horgan called for the byelection last month. The New Democrats have 41 seats along with the Greens who hold three. Now the New Democrats and Liberals each hold 41 seats, the Greens have three seats and there is one independent along with the Kelowna West vacancy in the 87 seat house. (more...)
YouTuber: I tipped Federal Bureau of Investigation about alleged Florida shooter previous year YouTuber: I tipped Federal Bureau of Investigation about alleged Florida shooter previous year
- February 15, 2018

Bennight told Pegues he spoke with the FBI Wednesday night again for about 20 minutes. They wanted to know if he knew anything more after first reporting the YouTube video previous year. they may have been able to find out who this person was and put him on their radar". "I didn't. I don't", Bennight said. Cruz was expelled from Douglas past year, and was known to others as a "loner" who talked about his love of guns in person and online, according to BuzzFeed . (more...)
Trump suggests Florida school shooting suspect is mentally ill Trump suggests Florida school shooting suspect is mentally ill
- February 15, 2018

Victims included students and staff. After the call that came in around 2 p.m., the school was placed on lockdown for a few hours, but students were slowly coming out of the school with their hands in the air and tears in their eyes. He heard police enter the hall and knock on the door before they led the students out of the classroom. "'Be safe, Mom, stay away'". She wrote: "I don't want your condolences you f****** price [sic] of s***, my friends and teachers were shot". (more...)
Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders
- February 15, 2018

The South and North Exchange and Cooperation Promotion Council will meet Wednesday, according to Yonhap News Agency, to discuss using South Korean government funds to bankroll North Korea's participation. Pence harshly criticized the North Korean regime and avoided meeting with the North Korean delegation during his stay in South Korea. The North Korean pair originally qualified for the Winter Olympics in September, but North Korea's National Olympic Committee (NOC) missed the deadline ... (more...)
U.S. lifts Jordan aid despite strain U.S. lifts Jordan aid despite strain
- February 15, 2018

Hariri stressed "the need to take a firm global position on the Syrian regime's repeated use of chemical weapons and the need to put an end to the growing Iranian influence in Syria". President Donald Trump has vowed to cut aid to nations that oppose the US, yet rhetoric appears to have hit reality with Jordan, a critical American partner in the volatile Middle East that has opposed the administration's Mideast approach. (more...)
Florida school shooting: Accused charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Florida school shooting: Accused charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder
- February 15, 2018

Sheriff Israel said Cruz was arrested without incident after he was located off the school grounds. Israel said he was uncertain about the exact number of people injured, but at least 14 were taken to hospital and two had died there of their wounds. (more...)
Unexploded Second World War bomb to be detonated when weather improves Unexploded Second World War bomb to be detonated when weather improves
- February 15, 2018

London City airport itself is built between former harbor basins. Royal Navy divers assist in preparations to float the bomb down the River Thames and out to sea. The area where the airport stands used to be an industrial center, and it came under heavy bombardment from German planes during the war. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts return after detonating the device. (more...)

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