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What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect
- February 16, 2018

Former student named Nikolas Cruz , 19, was to appear before a magistrate later Thursday charged with the premeditated murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland . Alex Azar also said he remembered Cruz . "I didn't. They took a copy of the screenshot and that was the last I heard from them". He was arrested in the neighboring community of Coral Springs later in the day, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
Police presence at UE School District Thursday Police presence at UE School District Thursday
- February 16, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, Forsyth County Schools issued a news release reiterating that the district has "extensive school safety plans" in place and works closely with the local sheriff's office to conduct active shooter drills. A rally co-sponsored by groups including Black Lives Matter and the LAUSD teachers' union, United Teachers Los Angeles, is scheduled for February 24 in downtown Los Angeles, with organizers calling for an end to random student searches and the use of metal detectors at ... (more...)
South Korea Approves Record $2.64 Million Budget for North Koreans' Olympic Visit South Korea Approves Record $2.64 Million Budget for North Koreans' Olympic Visit
- February 16, 2018

In North Korea , anyone impersonating a member of the ruling Kim family would be considered blasphemous. The Games are now taking place in the wake of long-running tension over North Korea's nuclear programme. "It shows you we're human after all", he said of the cheerleaders . The IOC, for example, agreed to provide Samsung smartphones to all athletes but asked the North Koreans not to take theirs home with them. (more...)
No. 22 MI handles Iowa, 74-59 No. 22 MI handles Iowa, 74-59
- February 16, 2018

Robinson made six of the Wolverines' 12 3-pointers. MI fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson said on Tuesday that the Wolverines needed to focus on defending their home court this week, starting Wednesday against Iowa. "If we want to do something this year and leave a mark, it falls on us, the captains and the older guys, to shoulder that responsibility". MI had four players reach double figures with Robinson and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman leading the way with 18 points apiece. (more...)
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz 'member of white nationalist group' Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz 'member of white nationalist group'
- February 16, 2018

The sheriff said 12 bodies were found inside the building, two others outside and another a short distance away from the school. Several people are in a critical condition. President Donald Trump also spoke out about the shooting. "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behaviour", US President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday. (more...)
Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings
- February 16, 2018

Meanwhile, Nigeria's World Cup group opponents, Iceland were the biggest movers, amassing a total of 1017 points to move up two spots from 20th to 18th. World Cup hosts Russian Federation, who have been playing only friendlies for the last two years, are 61st. The top 10 countries in the world are unchanged as World Cup champions Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium retained their spots. (more...)
Toronto Maple Leafs trade Soshnikov to Blues for 2019 fourth round pick Toronto Maple Leafs trade Soshnikov to Blues for 2019 fourth round pick
- February 16, 2018

Nick Foligno had a goal and two assists, and Joonas Korpisalo made 22 saves. The line of Kadri, Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner combined for five goals and five assists. From a standing position behind the Leaf net, rookie defenceman Travis Dermott spotted Patrick Marleau at centre and flicked a laser on his stick, with Marleau sending Nazem Kadri and Mitch Marner away on a flawless 2-on-1. (more...)
Seoul to Pay $2.6Mln for Pyongyang's Participation in Olympics Seoul to Pay $2.6Mln for Pyongyang's Participation in Olympics
- February 16, 2018

During the reception hosted by Moon, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe briefly conversed with Kim Yong Nam, the head of the North Korean Olympic delegation who also serves as president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. At the united Korea vs Japan womens' hockey game , an apparent Kim Jong-un impersonator starts dancing in front of North Korean cheerleaders . U.S. (more...)
Who Is Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz? Who Is Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz?
- February 16, 2018

There really are no words", Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters. Twelve of the dead were killed inside the school, two others just outside, one more on the street and two other victims died of their injuries at a hospital, Israel said . (more...)
U.S. and Turkey on the brink of direct military confrontation in Syria U.S. and Turkey on the brink of direct military confrontation in Syria
- February 16, 2018

Islamic State fighters were driven past year from all the population centers they occupied in both Syria and Iraq , but Washington still considers them a threat, capable of carrying out an insurgency and plotting attacks elsewhere. While Washington has for years relied on the group as a go-to proxy ground force against Islamic State, Turkey sees the YPG as a terrorist organization with deep links to the Turkish Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has been waging an often violent ... (more...)
Canada started in the Olympic hockey tournament with victory over Switzerland
- February 16, 2018

The United States men's hockey team got off to a rocky start at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, falling to Slovenia 3-2 in overtime. In her first start of the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , Lacasse proved to be the difference as she turned away all but one-Kendall Coyne's wrister in the opening minute of the third period-of the Americans' 45 shots on goal. (more...)
Trump orders flags at half staff to honor Florida massacre victims Trump orders flags at half staff to honor Florida massacre victims
- February 16, 2018

The 19-year-old was charged Thursday morning. "We've got to invest resources to make sure that we minimise the occurrence of this ever happening again, because if we don't it's not a matter of if, it's going to be when", Runcie told a news conference. (more...)
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 2017 Annual Results
- February 16, 2018

CT Real Estate Investment Trust has a 52 week low of C$12.50 and a 52 week high of C$15.60. It has underperformed by 64.43% the S&P500. Jcsd Capital Llc decreased Fcb Financial Holdings Inc Cl A (FCB) stake by 11.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect
- February 16, 2018

A SWAT truck at the scene of the attack. I think it's important to know all of that before you jump to conclusions that there's some law we could have passed that could have prevented it. Both students and adults were among the victims, he said. With the Parkland shooting, three of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern USA history have come in the last five months. (more...)
Joyce accuses Turnbull of Joyce accuses Turnbull of "reinvesting in the hurt" as Coalition tensions escalate
- February 16, 2018

One source pointed out Mr Joyce had been rock solid in his defence of Mr Turnbull against criticism within the government, and implied he felt betrayed. "Quite simply because that is not a decision of my colleagues and the right of the leader of the National Party is to reflect on where my colleagues are and my colleagues support me", he said. (more...)
Mattis: US, Turkey finding 'common ground' on Syria Mattis: US, Turkey finding 'common ground' on Syria
- February 16, 2018

Erdogan has been infuriated by us support for the YPG against Islamic State . "Then they will understand that it is better for them to not to stand alongside the terrorists", the Turkish president told the parliament. The US denounces the arrests and convictions of many USA citizens in Turkey, with the most recent example that of NASA's Serkan Golge , who was sentenced last week to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly having affiliations with Gulen's network. (more...)
Trump administration wary about bipartisan Senate immigration plan Trump administration wary about bipartisan Senate immigration plan
- February 16, 2018

Michael Bennet, a Democrat, to push for a permanent solution for Dreamers. The amendments' failure leaves the chamber no closer to enshrining legal protections for up to 1.8 million immigrants either protected by an Obama-era program or eligible for it. (more...)
Before FL Shooting, NRA Posted Valentine Featuring Guns And Bullets Before FL Shooting, NRA Posted Valentine Featuring Guns And Bullets
- February 16, 2018

The president said "making our schools and our children safer will be our top priority". "No parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss them goodbye in the morning", Trump said. Officials said they're dissecting the suspect's disturbing social media posts, without elaboration. "I just couldn't believe it because there were so many shots that I heard and I was so scared and I was so anxious because I didn't know what was going on", Harrison, who was ... (more...)
Dutch Foreign Minister resigns for lying about meeting with Putin Dutch Foreign Minister resigns for lying about meeting with Putin
- February 16, 2018

Opposition MPs said they did not believe Rutte had so under-estimated the situation and said they could not imagine that the prime minister had not discussed such an explosive situation with others. Zijlstra claimed that he had been hiding in a back room of Russian President Vladimir Putin's dacha when Putin told somebody else he meant to take over Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and all the Baltic states to form a "Greater Russia ". (more...)
Pakistan Court Issues Warrant for Former Envoy to Washington Pakistan Court Issues Warrant for Former Envoy to Washington
- February 16, 2018

Furthermore, he said that the FIA had approached Interpol and formally asked them to issue a red warrant. "This is an attempt to harass me", ANI quoted him as saying after the court issued arrest warrants against him over the " Memogate " scandal. (more...)
The Synchrony Financial (SYF) Given News Impact Score of 0.12
- February 16, 2018

About 223,719 shares traded. Synchrony Financial (SYF ) has an annual dividend of $0.6, while its annual dividend yield is 1.63%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, August 7 by Cowen & Co. Frontier Capital Management Co Llc increased Cavium Inc. (NYSE:KBR) rating on Wednesday, August 5. (more...)
Indian Air Force's microlight aircraft crashes in Assam, 2 pilots killed Indian Air Force's microlight aircraft crashes in Assam, 2 pilots killed
- February 16, 2018

The aircraft was burnt completely. In New Delhi the officials said that the debris of the two-seater aircraft has been detected and an Inquiry has been ordered. "A police team has reached the spot and investigations are on", Hindustan Times quoted Majuli deputy commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha. The chopper was heading towards Arunachal Pradesh, report claimed. (more...)
Panchkula: Woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart Panchkula: Woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart
- February 16, 2018

She is said to be a resident of Rampura Phul in Bhatinda. The 28-year-old woman , Puneet Kaur, was on holiday with her family at the time of the accident. Police said they got a call at around 5.30 pm from the Panchkula hospital. A case of causing death due to negligence has been registered against Sushil Malik, the contractor of the amusement park Aqua village, the police said on Thursday. (more...)
Bill English resigns from NZ parliament Bill English resigns from NZ parliament
- February 16, 2018

He would leave parliament altogether following his valedictory speech on March 1 - after 27 years in the house - to "embark on new personal and professional challenges". Between now and then, National's 56-member caucus will elect a new leader. "He has had a stellar parliamentary career that saw him rise up the ranks from young-gun backbench MP, to Leader of the Opposition, to one of the greatest finance ministers we've ever seen, to the pinnacle of prime minister". (more...)
Shoppers in Norwich give their views on Oxfam sex scandal Shoppers in Norwich give their views on Oxfam sex scandal
- February 16, 2018

It was enough to put her off from trying again. According to Mr Van Hauwermeiren, he and two colleagues in Liberia were dismissed after mixing with two women who "turned out to be prostitutes ". "They should be shut down and the funding should be given to the smaller charities who can be trusted". Ms Evans said that staff had been accused of rape and that sexual abuse by shop managers in United Kingdom stores against young volunteers was covered up. (more...)
'Lies and exaggerations' says Oxfam official accused of hosting sex parties 'Lies and exaggerations' says Oxfam official accused of hosting sex parties
- February 16, 2018

Penny Mordaunt said the charity had "betrayed" the people it was meant to help when it covered up wrongdoing, including allegations of staff's use of underage prostitutes following the Haitian quake in 2010. Adams now serves as the Vice President of Missions for Cross Catholic Outreach (CCO). In a statement Mr Tutu said he was "deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality and possible criminality involving humanitarian workers linked to" the charity. (more...)
Who Is Nikolas Cruz? Parkland, Florida, High School Shooting Suspect Identified Who Is Nikolas Cruz? Parkland, Florida, High School Shooting Suspect Identified
- February 16, 2018

The dead include students and adults . "I'm going to be a professional school shooter", the comment read, attached to the username Nikolas Cruz . Trump says the entire nation "with one heavy heart" is praying for the victims and their families. (more...)
Duterte bans deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait Duterte bans deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait
- February 16, 2018

Demafelis was a domestic worker who was allegedly tortured and murdered by her employers over a year ago. "We condemn the statements of the Philippine president, especially since we are in contact with the Philippines at the highest level to fully explain the state of the Filipino workforce in Kuwait". (more...)
Investors Sell Shares of Amazon.com (AMZN) on Strength
- February 16, 2018

The stock increased 1.26% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $49.17. About 690,903 shares traded. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. (NYSE:V) rating on Wednesday, December 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, November 28. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $1,200.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. (more...)
Bob Corker reconsidering leaving Senate Bob Corker reconsidering leaving Senate
- February 16, 2018

If Corker does decide to run, the primary that was already all-but-over could turn into the nastiest fight in Tennessee since Chickamauga, with the victor emerging wounded for the general election. Her primary rival, Representative Stephen Fincher, Republican from Tennessee, raised about $1.5 million last quarter. She ended December with $4.6 million cash on hand. (more...)

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