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Suspect in Florida Shooting Member of White Nationalist Group Suspect in Florida Shooting Member of White Nationalist Group
- February 17, 2018

Cruz left the school after the shooting but was captured about an hour later. Jereb hinted that the suspected shooter may have had "trouble with a girl" and pointed to the fact that the horrific act was committed on Valentine's Day. "All he would talk about is guns, knives and hunting", a former classmate told the paper. One student alleged Cruz had been in an altercation with the new boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend. (more...)
Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to protect consumers, European Union warns Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to protect consumers, European Union warns
- February 17, 2018

While Google's latest proposals appear to be in line with the requests made by European Union consumer regulators, Facebook and, more significantly, Twitter , have only partially addressed important issues about their liability and about how users are informed of possible content removal or contract termination, the Commission said. (more...)
Muse announce special request show in Paris Muse announce special request show in Paris
- February 17, 2018

Titled " Thought Contagion ", it's exactly what you'd expect from Matt Bellamy's crew in 2018. The clip was directed by Lance Drake - who also did Muse's " Dig Down " video - and it's described as "an '80s infectious neon love story", complete with a bunch of cyberpunks. (more...)
Eubank Jr says win against Groves would silence doubters Eubank Jr says win against Groves would silence doubters
- February 17, 2018

Chris senior - a two-weight world champion in the 1990s - still craves attention and is never far from his son's side. "Martin's too long in the tooth for all that, he's been there, done that, he's a gentleman" Saunders added ahead of his own bout, which has seen both fighters praise there opponent. (more...)
Powerful 7.5 natural disaster strikes Mexico Powerful 7.5 natural disaster strikes Mexico
- February 17, 2018

Hawaii time. A 7.5 magnitude quake shook southern Mexico on Friday, a prolonged rumble that rocked buildings across the capital Mexico City . "Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this natural disaster", said officials from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Oahu. (more...)
Florida school shooting reignites divisive US gun control debate Florida school shooting reignites divisive US gun control debate
- February 17, 2018

Police say Cruz's social media posts are "very, very disturbing". On "The Story", Bennight said he reported the comment to the local Federal Bureau of Investigation field office after it "caught his attention", and agents were sent out to interview him. (more...)
Sen. Marco Rubio Trolled Over Gun Control ... 'Three Billboards'-Style Sen. Marco Rubio Trolled Over Gun Control ... 'Three Billboards'-Style
- February 17, 2018

Bill Nelson (D-FL) says "enough is enough". The categorization of certain guns as "assault weapons" has come under criticism for relying on cosmetic features , and Feinstein's bill is considered highly unlikely to pass or even come to a vote . (more...)
Trump Reportedly Still Doesn't Believe That Russia Interfered In The 2016 Election Trump Reportedly Still Doesn't Believe That Russia Interfered In The 2016 Election
- February 17, 2018

These words from Trump, along with other alleged dirty tactics, seem to have changed the course of the presidential race. "We realize that we have to answer for the American people: What did Russian Federation do to mess with the 2016 elections? " he said . (more...)
Timeline: After school shooting, suspect went to Subway, McDonalds Timeline: After school shooting, suspect went to Subway, McDonalds
- February 17, 2018

Police said a 19-year-old wielding an assault rifle opened fire , killing at least 17 and sending over a dozen others to the hospital. Cruz was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder . "Let's give the families time to grieve and law enforcement the time to do their job and gather all the facts, then we can sit down and have an intelligent discussion on what, if anything can be done to curb this evil, senseless violence", he said in an email. (more...)
Sells 425 Shares of Deere & Company (DE) Sells 425 Shares of Deere & Company (DE)
- February 17, 2018

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, March 24 by RBC Capital Markets. Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of Deere & from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $145.00 price target on the stock .in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. (more...)
Burglar knocks accomplice unconscious during failed break Burglar knocks accomplice unconscious during failed break
- February 17, 2018

While one of the partners manages to make an aim, his second partner, unfortunately, comes in his way of the mark. He hits his accomplice in the face who then falls unconscious into the ground. Shared just a day ago, the surveillance footage has already clocked over 12 million views. At first, I thought the rock was going to bounce off the glass and smack one of them in the face. (more...)
Kelly Orders Overhaul to White House Security Clearance After Abuse Claims Kelly Orders Overhaul to White House Security Clearance After Abuse Claims
- February 17, 2018

Kelly has come under fire for his response to the Porter scandal, which raised questions about when Kelly and the White House found about the allegations against Porter . The American people deserve a White House staff that meets the highest standards and that has been carefully vetted - especially those who work closely with the President or handle sensitive national security information, ' he said. (more...)
Health Department offers free flu shots Health Department offers free flu shots
- February 17, 2018

What's more? The state has started to see a shift from the H3N2 strain of the flu that was making people so sick to the circulation of the swine flu and the B strain. "As you can see, we're trending down from the beginning of the flu season", said Infection Control Specialist Sue Lakey. "(We) don't feel we are out of the woods until May", he said. (more...)
Turkish court sentences six journalists to life Turkish court sentences six journalists to life
- February 17, 2018

FETO and its USA -based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the defeated coup of July 15, 2016 that martyred 250 people and injured almost 2,200 others. Prosecutors charged that the comments were coded messages to followers of the cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for orchestrating the coup. (more...)
Russians Indicted for 2016 Election Interference Russians Indicted for 2016 Election Interference
- February 17, 2018

The charges shed light on the extent to which Russians manipulated social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. "The results of the election were not impacted". The defendants allegedly claimed to be partaking in an "information warfare against the United States", with the stated goal of "spread [ing] distrust towards the candidates and the political system in general". (more...)
Did FBI Miss A Warning Before Florida High School Shooting?
- February 17, 2018

He was detained about 40 minutes later. "They were bolt-action shotguns and single-shot rifles and things really people bought for hunting or sport shooting ", said Robyn Thomas, executive director of the Giffords Law Centre to Prevent Gun Violence. (more...)
Long Island native died saving students in Florida school massacre
- February 17, 2018

According to the report , he told interrogating officers that he "began shooting students that he saw in the hallways and on school grounds" on Wednesday afternoon. The two who had been listed in critical condition and had surgery were upgraded to fair condition. Nikolas Cruz is suspected of killing more than a dozen people at his former Florida high school. (more...)
German journalist freed in Turkey German journalist freed in Turkey
- February 17, 2018

It all depends on the court, but I think there will be development soon, Yildirim said. Yucels official indictment comes after his one-year incarceration without charge badly affected Turkey's ties with Germany. The prosecutors accused the 44-year-old Yucel of "making terror propaganda " and "inciting public hatred and hostility", state-run news agency Anadolu said. (more...)
UP budget: Yogi Adityanath's govt lays major focus on agriculture, infrastructure development UP budget: Yogi Adityanath's govt lays major focus on agriculture, infrastructure development
- February 17, 2018

Questioning the chairman's direction issued two days ago, Yogi said the Central agency did not come under the jurisdiction of the state government. While fertiliser production target has been placed at 60,000 metric ton, oilseed production target is kept at 11, 28,000 metric ton. (more...)
Myanmar offers to take back all Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh Myanmar offers to take back all Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh
- February 17, 2018

He did not explain how the names had been chosen. The refugees are fleeing a military operation in which security forces and Buddhist mobs have killed men, women and children, looted homes and torched Rohingya villages. Presidential spokesman Joynal Abedin said Friday that Myanmars Home Minister Kyaw Swe told President Abdul Hamid in Dhaka that Myanmar was ready to take back Rohingya under a deal signed by the countries late previous year. (more...)
Highline College in Washington state in lockdown after reports of gunfire Highline College in Washington state in lockdown after reports of gunfire
- February 16, 2018

Students were told to shelter in place as police searched the campus. The Des Moines, Washington college went into lockdown just before 9 a.m. Students took to Twitter saying they heard what sounded like six to eight gunshots on campus. Highline College has about 17,000 students. Police are following up with a secondary sweep of the campus, and they expect to be able to give an all clear very soon. (more...)
UK Sikhs keenly watching Trudeau's India visit UK Sikhs keenly watching Trudeau's India visit
- February 16, 2018

The itinerary If you wish to have more of the PM, know that on February 24, Trudeau will address young students and entrepreneurs at the Social Impact & Innovation: Agenda 3030 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi . Trade between Canada and India has doubled in the last 10 years to about $8 billion in 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the issue with Trudeau during their meetings. (more...)
Ontario PCs boot Patrick Brown from caucus Ontario PCs boot Patrick Brown from caucus
- February 16, 2018

Leadership contender Doug Ford , however, suggested he does not have enough facts yet to make a decision about Brown's future. In that interview, Brown contended that a resignation letter was sent out on his behalf "without" his permission and that he didn't know what he "would have done the next day". (more...)
Is Kinder Chocolate more risky than gun?
- February 16, 2018

Democrats in Florida's Republican-controlled legislature previous year introduced bills that would prohibit the sale of so-called assault weapons and or large-capacity magazines and require registration of those now owned, but the measure died in committee. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra seeks legal opinion on Nirav Modi contract Priyanka Chopra seeks legal opinion on Nirav Modi contract
- February 16, 2018

Priyanka is the global brand ambassador for Nirav Modi designs and now that the jeweller has been accused of committing a major banking fraud, she has made a decision to end all her agreements with him, her spokesperson said on Thursday. We are both fiercely proud of our heritage and are united by the idea of bringing a modern India to the global forefront. Malhotra told ET in a text message: "My contract was for just one day and that expired long ago". (more...)
'New dawn' for South Africa, says new president Ramaphosa 'New dawn' for South Africa, says new president Ramaphosa
- February 16, 2018

He said the cabinet must be resized, with only a few ministers retained. "Tough decisions have to be made to close our fiscal gap, stabilise our debt and restore our state-owned enterprises to health", said Ramaphosa in his speech, adding that the creation of jobs was a priority in his agenda for 2018. (more...)
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments
- February 16, 2018

Being #ThrowbackThursday and all, eNCA takes you down memory lane and gives you the highlights (and lowlights) of former president Jacob Zuma's turbulent appearances in Parliament and elsewhere. "There shouldn't be an election of the president, there must be a discussion on the dissolution ..." The ANC is proposing that its president, Cyril Ramaphosa, be elected president, the office of its Chief Whip confirmed. (more...)
Officials detail indictments against Russian nationals accused of 2016 election interference Officials detail indictments against Russian nationals accused of 2016 election interference
- February 16, 2018

Using social security numbers and birth dates belonging to genuine Americans, the defendants fraudulently opened Paypal accounts and obtained fake driver's licenses. Some of the computer equipment was based partly in the U.S.to attempt to hide the Russian origin of the organizations and defendants. After the election, the group allegedly used many of its false accounts to "organize and coordinate US political rallies in support of president-elect rump, while simultaneously using other false ... (more...)
Congress communalising Meghalaya elections, says BJP Congress communalising Meghalaya elections, says BJP
- February 16, 2018

The BJP is contesting in 47 of the 60 seats in the 27 February Assembly elections in Meghalaya. BJP, which is looking to unseat the Congress which is in power for nearly 15 years, is contesting in 47 seats. On BJP's vision document, he said, "They (BJP) have promised the sun, the moon and the stars, but we have no quarrel. they can promise more because they are nationally known now for selling dreams, making false promises and betraying the mandate and people". (more...)
Merkel welcomes release of Turkish-German journalist Yucel Merkel welcomes release of Turkish-German journalist Yucel
- February 16, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling today to Berlin to meet with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and to give a speech in Munich tomorrow on the Brexit negotiations, official sources said. A spokesman for the German chancellor said on Wednesday that the United Kingdom needed to come forward with better, more-concrete proposals, and that " time is running out ". (more...)

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