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Karnataka Congress MLA's son suspended from party for assaulting youth Karnataka Congress MLA's son suspended from party for assaulting youth
- February 18, 2018

As per the primary information, Vidvat was having dinner with his friends around 10 pm. The victim's friend, Praveen, who was with him at the pub , said, "Nalapad walked into the pub and took offence to the way Vidwath was sitting with his leg stretched out". (more...)
Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital
- February 18, 2018

He was one of 17 people killed by former student and confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz, 19. States including Maine, Minnesota and Vermont allow teens 14 or 16 years old to buy or purchase long guns without parental consent, with some exceptions. (more...)
PM to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka PM to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka
- February 18, 2018

Stressing on the need of building a better infrastructure, he said: "Globalisation is a reality of our times and to keep pace with globalisation, we need top quality infrastructure", he said. The NMIAL, a greenfield airport, will be constructed in the PPP mode on 1,160 hectares on the mainland in Navi Mumbai , across the Mumbai harbour, with the advantage of the upcoming Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, a special economic zone and other major infrastructure developments coming up. (more...)
More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge
- February 18, 2018

SIU was the first location to add the Donut Dash, according to information from Special Olympics Illinois. "I love what I do", Hamilton said after he'd emerged from the lake and changed into dry clothes. The school has Special Olympics basketball and track athletes and who participate in the Summer Games. "I couldn't remember because I do so many", she said. (more...)
India to take on South Africa in first T20 today
- February 18, 2018

India take on South Africa in Johannesburg. Virat Kohli and JP Duminy. India is seeking to continue its momentum in the limited-overs games after winning the ODI series 5-1. The bowling department, led by Andile Phehlukwayo , Morris along with chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi will have to come out with something special in order to get rid of the flamboyant Indian batsmen. (more...)
Trump claims he never dismissed Russian meddling, blames Obama Trump claims he never dismissed Russian meddling, blames Obama
- February 18, 2018

In a tweet , the president suggested Russian Federation accomplished its "goal" by prompting FBI investigations and hearings in Congress. "They are laughing their asses off in Moscow". He then implied that the Russian effort had absolutely nothing to do with Trump's win: "Even if they weren't successful..." "It could also be lots of other people. (more...)
President Trump to visit families of Florida massacre victims President Trump to visit families of Florida massacre victims
- February 18, 2018

Thousands of people - including students who survived a deranged killer's rampage in their high school - demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday in Florida, as they blasted the politicians who they said merely pay lip service to their grief. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"
- February 18, 2018

Holding it aloft he asked, "Foreign Minister Zarif, do you recognize this?", drawing laughter from the audience. But Israel responded with a raid on what it said was the craft's Syria-based Iranian control system. The episode marked the first time Israel had publicly acknowledged hitting Iranian targets in Syria since the start of the war there in 2011. During the strikes, one of Israel's F-16 fighter jets was shot down, believed to be the first loss of an Israeli plane in combat since 1982. (more...)
Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections
- February 18, 2018

Answering a question from a Russian delegate, McMaster said "with the Federal Bureau of Investigation indictment , the evidence is now incontrovertible" of Russian cyber-meddling. The fake Facebook group "United Muslims of America" was used to take out a rally in support of Clinton where a participant was carrying a placard inscribed with "I think Sharia Law will be a powerful new direction of freedom". (more...)
Lindsey Vonn's opener, super-G, delayed because of wind Lindsey Vonn's opener, super-G, delayed because of wind
- February 18, 2018

The 33-year-old was competing at her first Olympics since 2010 having missed out on Sochi 2014 due to injury. Ledecka, favourite in the snowboard parallel slalom in a week's time, clocked 1min 21.11sec to edge defending champion Anna Veith of Austria by one-hundredth of a second. (more...)
Trump Insists No Collusion With Russia As FBI Charges 13 Trump Insists No Collusion With Russia As FBI Charges 13
- February 18, 2018

Three of the people named have also been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. A couple of political parties too have used social media to intimidate critics or spread misinformation . (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates BJP new headquarters at Delhi's PM Modi inaugurates BJP new headquarters at Delhi's
- February 18, 2018

Modi and Shah had laid the foundation stone of the new headquarters in August past year and a Mumbai-based architecture company had designed it. He said that the Jan Sangh and BJP leaders have been at the forefront of all leading mass movements after Independence. (more...)
Indian investigators arrest three in bank fraud Indian investigators arrest three in bank fraud
- February 18, 2018

Speaking at an event in Chennai on Saturday, Subramaniam said while the government was going for recapitalisation of public sector banks, the scrutiny, monitoring and disciplined deployment must be ensured only through greater private participation in banks. (more...)
Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax
- February 18, 2018

Legislation that would address growing funding demands for infrastructure projects should reduce regulations, and connect agencies with private investors, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee indicated in a pronouncement members easily adopted February 14. (more...)
Florida shooting survivor calls out Trump, NRA in emotional speech Florida shooting survivor calls out Trump, NRA in emotional speech
- February 18, 2018

Mental health advocates are warning President Trump's comments perpetuate stigma against people with mental illness , who are more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators of violence. "I would have said without me, they never would have found him". Authorities said 15 victims were being treated in the hospital. The Network for Public Education and the American Federation of Teachers has called on students, teachers and administrators to organise sit-ins, walkouts and other acts ... (more...)
Tougher gun restrictions would not violate Second Amendment Tougher gun restrictions would not violate Second Amendment
- February 18, 2018

Family members hunt. None of them feel it's necessary to hunt with an assault weapon. Obviously background checks won't detect every troubled person, but if one person is stopped, it's worth the law. But as we have said, the conception of the militia at the time of the Second Amendment's ratification was the body of all citizens capable of military service, who would bring the sorts of lawful weapons that they possessed at home to militia duty. (more...)
Recent Jordan Pickford comments will be of interest to Pep Guardiola Recent Jordan Pickford comments will be of interest to Pep Guardiola
- February 18, 2018

Meanwhile, it looks like Gabriel Jesus could be back sooner than it was initially reported with the Brazilian taking incredible strides towards his recovery. The two sides meet at Wembley in the League Cup final next Sunday, with City chasing the first trophy in a possible quadruple. 'They can recover in two or three days, you have to look at the conditions but if the players feel well, we'll see '. (more...)
Trump Visits Florida Victims After School Shooting, Praises Officers and Medical Staff Trump Visits Florida Victims After School Shooting, Praises Officers and Medical Staff
- February 18, 2018

The strong message of a student who survived the mass shooting at a Florida high school this week reverberated across social media Saturday after a passionate speech at an anti-gun rally. An online video purportedly threatening gun violence towards schools prompted more than 4,000 students to be released from school in Nutley, New Jersey. (more...)
66 people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran 66 people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran
- February 18, 2018

Semirom lies in the southwestern region of Iran , around 480 kilometers south of the capital. The ATR 72 plane disappeared from flight-tracking radar just 20 minutes after it took off at 5am (1.30am GMT) local time. "The plane had 50 to 60 passengers", Pir Hossein Koolivand, the head of the emergency services told the Fars news agency. He also said it was not possible to send ambulances to the mountainous area, but choppers are being deployed. (more...)
Florida school shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation admits tip failure, governor calls for Federal Bureau of Investigation resignation Florida school shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation admits tip failure, governor calls for Federal Bureau of Investigation resignation
- February 18, 2018

Cruz has been charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, north of Miami, on Wednesday. Cruz, who was a member of his school's NRA-sponsored shooting club, also discussed different rifles with his friends and shared his plans to buy body armor. (more...)
FBI Reportedly Warned in September About School Shooting Threats From Nikolas Cruz
- February 18, 2018

According to BuzzFeed , a YouTuber noticed disturbing comments posted on his videos from a user named Nikolas Cruz and reported them to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, though at this time it is still unconfirmed whether the user was the same Cruz in question. (more...)
Ex-Russian diplomat calls United States charges 'fantasies' Ex-Russian diplomat calls United States charges 'fantasies'
- February 18, 2018

McMaster has expressed his confidence in the Russian election-meddling allegations before, and his new comments on Saturday were once again at odds with the views of his boss. " The American administration seems to be taking a very relaxed position as to the conditions of the use and the first use of nuclear weapons", said Kislyak. (more...)
U.S. charges Russians with 2016 election tampering U.S. charges Russians with 2016 election tampering
- February 18, 2018

H.R. McMaster was answering a question from a Russian delegate, shortly after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov left the same stage at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. The indictments - following months of revelations about Russia's proven attempts to disrupt US elections - also brought back former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's assertion in a 2010 book that Russian Federation is the U.S.'s biggest geo-political threat. (more...)
World Heritage Buddhist Jokhang temple in flames World Heritage Buddhist Jokhang temple in flames
- February 18, 2018

Beijing has also made a great show of the amount of money it has spent to preserve and protect traditional Tibetan culture, including the many temples and monasteries that dot Tibet. The cause and extent of damage is still under investigation. The Tibetan New Year was celebrated last Friday, coinciding with the Spring Festival this year. (more...)
Trump must listen to families of Florida shooting victims Trump must listen to families of Florida shooting victims
- February 18, 2018

Victoria Olvera, a 17-year-old at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, says Cruz was expelled last school year after a fight with his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. A spokeswoman said the change was due to scheduling. Hundreds of students, teachers and residents have filled the terrace of a United States federal courthouse, three days after a 19-year-old gunman wielding an AR-15 left 17 students and educators dead and scores more injured at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. (more...)
DFA: No Pinoys hurt in Mexico quake DFA: No Pinoys hurt in Mexico quake
- February 18, 2018

A strong quake cut power to nearly a million homes and businesses across Mexico , the head of the country's Federal Electricity Commission said Friday. An natural disaster measuring 7.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale struck south and central Mexico on Friday evening.The quake's epicentre was 33 miles northeast of Pinotepa, in Oaxaca State. (more...)
D'Iberville bail bondsman alerts Federal Bureau of Investigation about school shooting comment D'Iberville bail bondsman alerts Federal Bureau of Investigation about school shooting comment
- February 18, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence has called the mass shooting at a Florida high school "every parent's nightmare" and says the nation is praying for the victims and their families. He spoke only two words - "Yes ma'am" - when a judge asked him to confirm his name. He makes his initial court appearance Thursday, February 15, 2018 morning. (more...)
FBI charges 13 Russians charges with US election meddling FBI charges 13 Russians charges with US election meddling
- February 18, 2018

Given Trump's track record of regurgitating segments from Kilmeade's show, there's even a chance Americans could hear the "payback" message in one of the president's tweets soon. "I'm surprised there are any Russian cyber experts available based on how active a lot of them have been undermining our democracies in the West", he said to laughter. (more...)
McMaster: FBI indictments prove Russian Federation meddled in United States elections McMaster: FBI indictments prove Russian Federation meddled in United States elections
- February 18, 2018

Charges include conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. "There is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal activity", said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . (more...)
GUN CONTROL DEBATE: Senator inspired by outspoken students GUN CONTROL DEBATE: Senator inspired by outspoken students
- February 18, 2018

Laurie Woodward Garcia, the mother of a 14-year-old girl, echoed many in the crowd, who said they believed that this shooting would lead to change, though so many others had not. To be found "mentally defective" - defined as "marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness. a danger to himself or herself or to others or lacks the mental capacity to contract or manage his or her own affairs" - a judge has to find that person not competent to stand trial, or the person must be ... (more...)

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