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Kamal Haasan will launch his party tomorrow, Kejriwal to attend Kamal Haasan will launch his party tomorrow, Kejriwal to attend
- February 21, 2018

As per the itinerary released, the actor will unveil his party flag, announce the party name and will hoist the party flag in Madurai . With confidence in his endeavour, Haasan is assured of his success with his Dravidian politics. The political tour has been christened as " Naalai Namadhe " which means "tomorrow is ours" and is the title yesteryear actor and late chief minister of Tamil Nadu , M G Ramachadnran, popularly called as MGR. (more...)
Trump moves to relax rules on cheaper health insurance Trump moves to relax rules on cheaper health insurance
- February 21, 2018

Now these cheaper, less comprehensive plans are only available to consumers for periods of less than 3 months under the ACA, but a draft rule released by the departments of Health and Human Services (HSS), Labor, and Treasury would make the legal duration up to, but not including, 12 months. (more...)
Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government
- February 21, 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke by phone after the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Féin clashed over the prospect of direct rule being imposed on Northern Ireland. Labour MP Conor McGinn asked Ms Bradley if she would bring forward legislative proposals on equal marriage for same-sex couples in the region. "If this issue were to be raised in Westminster, the Government's policy is to allow a free vote on matters of conscience such as equal marriage". (more...)
India companies to invest millions into Canada, creating 5800 jobs: Justin Trudeau India companies to invest millions into Canada, creating 5800 jobs: Justin Trudeau
- February 21, 2018

Missing from the picture at any of these locations, as well as during the family's initial arrival in Delhi, is Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Trudeau will be visiting the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest of Sikh shrines, and state chief minister Amarinder Singh said he looked forward to meeting him there. (more...)
Youth baseball team in Missouri raffling off AR-15 to raise money Youth baseball team in Missouri raffling off AR-15 to raise money
- February 21, 2018

Third-graders in Missouri have sparked a firestorm by selling AR-15 raffle tickets in order to fund their baseball team. But he added that gun raffles "have been going on for years". At the time of this reporting, the AR-15 giveaway has more than 4,000 entries and remains in a top promotional spot on his website . The victor of the rifle will be required to pass a background check. (more...)
European Union court adviser tells Poland to stop logging in Białowieska protected forest European Union court adviser tells Poland to stop logging in Białowieska protected forest
- February 21, 2018

The advocate general said Poland's decision is "liable to result in a deterioration of the breeding sites of the protected species" and proposed that the court "should rule that Poland has failed to fulfill its obligations under" the EU's Habitats and Birds directives . (more...)
Couple who took in Florida massacre gunman speak out Couple who took in Florida massacre gunman speak out
- February 20, 2018

This certainly is the type of case the death penalty was designed for. Cruz will next appear before a court on Monday, where a judge will hear a defense motion unrelated to a possible plea. James and Kimberly Snead of Parkland, Fla ., said they allowed Cruz to keep his guns-an AR-15, two other assault rifles, BB guns and pellet guns-as long as he stored them in a locked safe, the couple revealed in an exclusive interview with the Sun-Sentinel published on Saturday. (more...)
Trump supports improved background checks for gun purchases after Florida school shooting Trump supports improved background checks for gun purchases after Florida school shooting
- February 20, 2018

One side of that debate was represented outside the White House as dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement to symbolize the dead and call for stronger gun controls , a precursor to a march in Washington planned next month by survivors of the Parkland school shooting and supporters of their cause. (more...)
Texas pulls away to beat No. 23 Oklahoma Texas pulls away to beat No. 23 Oklahoma
- February 20, 2018

In the past 20 years, only one Wooden Award victor has come from a team with double-digit losses - Texas was 25-10 when Kevin Durant won it in 2007. The freshman connected on 7 of 21 shots and went 9 for 9 from the free-throw line. The Sooners (16-10, 6-8) shot just 30.8 percent overall and posted their lowest-scoring game of the season. (more...)
Killed in New Regime Attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta Killed in New Regime Attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta
- February 20, 2018

At least 20 children were among those killed by Syrian regime shelling and airstrikes on the besieged Damascus suburb, which rights activists and residents described as being under "constant bombardment". About two weeks ago, members of the Syrian opposition reported that some 230 people, including dozens of children, had been killed in a similar attack . (more...)
Petition demands military funeral for hero JROTC cadet Petition demands military funeral for hero JROTC cadet
- February 20, 2018

However, over 21,000 people believe Wang's bravery earned full military honors and have taken their request to the United States government. Wang was seen holding the door open for students to pass through while wearing his gray JROTC shirt. (more...)
BJP wins majority of Gujarat municipalities but share comes down BJP wins majority of Gujarat municipalities but share comes down
- February 20, 2018

Among the 75 municipalities spread across 28 districts of the state, the total number of seats that went for polls were 2,116, while the total number of wards in these municipalities were 529. BJP has been able to retain majority hold on municipalities since early 1990s. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) won 28 seats and bagged the Ranavav municipality, while Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) won 15 seats, nine of which are in Chhota Udepur. (more...)
Sylvester Stallone dismisses rumours of his death, second time in two years Sylvester Stallone dismisses rumours of his death, second time in two years
- February 20, 2018

Interestingly, this is not the first time that Stallone has fallen prey to a death hoax. Two years ago, a fake news report purporting to be from CNN was doing the rounds on social media, leading to plenty of fans getting anxious they'd never see him again. (more...)
Dharmendra Pradhan corners Odisha CM over basic facilities in Bijepur Dharmendra Pradhan corners Odisha CM over basic facilities in Bijepur
- February 20, 2018

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram also campaigned in the assembly constituency seeking votes for party candidate Ashok Panigrahi. He alleged that the Chief Minister did not provide basic amenities in villages during his 18-year-rule. (more...)
Gun violence response we should be hearing Gun violence response we should be hearing
- February 20, 2018

The most recent slaughter occurred at a high school in Parkland, Florida on Valentine's Day. "It's broke. Let me write up an updated statement for you, and I'll run it past you". Or how about this one? I am a sportsman and gun owner and former NRA member and marksmanship competitor. It was also revealed that that AR-15 rifles and their different modifications have become the weapon of choice for mass shooters because of their accuracy and efficiency. (more...)
Analysts See $0.39 EPS for Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP)
- February 20, 2018

Samson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.20 billion market cap company. Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.87 million activity. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Sunday, October 22. (more...)
Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption
- February 20, 2018

While Scottish students are effectively exempt from tuition fees at home universities, thousands studying in Scotland both from south of the Border and outside the European Union of course have to pay fees which in some cases amount to more than £16,000-a-year. (more...)
2 juveniles detained amid threat to Willoughby South High School 2 juveniles detained amid threat to Willoughby South High School
- February 20, 2018

The student who overheard this comment took proper action and reported it to School staff who immediately notified our police department. The national conversation should also involve a discussion about the need to report concerns to authorities rather than spread them verbally or on social media, potentially sparking unfounded rumors. (more...)
Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent
- February 20, 2018

She repeatedly said that Trump cornered her near the elevator bank on the 24th floor of Trump Tower, kissed her cheeks and "kissed me directly on the mouth". While the Hill's story has faced criticism from newsroom staffers at The Hill, the story was quickly picked up by numerous pro-Trump websites such as Breitbart, Fox News, and others. (more...)
Brexit puts food 'at heart of government', Gove claims Brexit puts food 'at heart of government', Gove claims
- February 20, 2018

The review, to be led by Dame Glenys Stacey, will look at opportunities for improving regulation and enforcement pre and post EU Exit, seek out ways to reduce duplication and allow farmers to concentrate on upholding key environmental and animal welfare standards as they produce fantastic British food. (more...)
Ohio Gov. John Kasich's gun stance now seeks 'common sense' Ohio Gov. John Kasich's gun stance now seeks 'common sense'
- February 20, 2018

Still, he tried to make the case that even ardent supporters of the Second Amendment should be open to some kind of change in policy. Kasich recommends the expansion of background checks on gun sales, and limiting the sale of assault weapons that are often used in mass killings. (more...)
Polish Jews: 'We Do Not Feel Safe in Poland' Amid Holocaust Row Polish Jews: 'We Do Not Feel Safe in Poland' Amid Holocaust Row
- February 20, 2018

Replying to an Israeli journalist when questioned about whether a person could be imprisoned for claiming there were Polish collaborators in the Holocaust, Reuters reported Morawiecki as saying, "Of course it's not going to be punishable, not going to be seen as criminal, to say that there were Polish perpetrators, as there were Jewish perpetrators, as there were Russian perpetrators, as there were Ukrainian, not only German perpetrators". (more...)
Oxfam bosses face grilling by British MPs Oxfam bosses face grilling by British MPs
- February 20, 2018

Goldring apologised for the actions of the Haiti workers, and for comments he made belittling the seriousness of their actions. Goldring was speaking alongside Caroline Thomson, the charity's chair, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International. (more...)
Turkey Denies Reports Syria Will Help YPG In Afrin Turkey Denies Reports Syria Will Help YPG In Afrin
- February 20, 2018

Turkey's deputy prime minister has dismissed as "false" media reports that Syrian government forces were poised to enter a Kurdish enclave in Syria's Afrin. Operation Olive Branch in Afrin region is Turkey's second major military intervention in Syria during the unprecedented foreign-backed militancy that broke out in 2011. (more...)
USA vows investigation into Syria attack involving Russians USA vows investigation into Syria attack involving Russians
- February 20, 2018

But on February 7, the pro-regime forces crossed the river and launched an "unprovoked" attack on the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is backed the United States. But according to people familiar with the deployment, Russian Federation is using large numbers of the contractors in Syria because that allows Moscow to put more boots on the ground without risking regular soldiers whose deaths have to be accounted for. (more...)
Abbas calls for Middle East peace conference by middle of year Abbas calls for Middle East peace conference by middle of year
- February 20, 2018

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday called for a Middle East peace conference by the middle of this year as he spoke before the UN Security Council for the first time since 2009. United Nations envoy Nickolay Mladenov said the worldwide community must continue advocating for "substantial Israeli policy changes" on settlements and stressed that "these are not negotiations between equals". (more...)
Justice Thomas delivers pro-gun rant just days after the Parkland shooting Justice Thomas delivers pro-gun rant just days after the Parkland shooting
- February 20, 2018

The justices did not comment on leaving in place two rulings by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up two gun-related cases out of California, maintaining its reluctance to dive back into the debate concerning the scope of the 2nd Amendment. (more...)
Greensboro Couple Are Faces of Dating Website for Trump Supporters Greensboro Couple Are Faces of Dating Website for Trump Supporters
- February 20, 2018

The Wisconsin Gazette reported that Trump Dating previously hawked its intent to "deport liberals from your love life", although that boast has since been taken off the front page. and make Mexico pay for it!". It asks about your eye and hair colour, and your body type. Friends Worldwide's regular site also has options for LGBT individuals. (more...)
Career day for Black propels IL past Nebraska Career day for Black propels IL past Nebraska
- February 20, 2018

The Spartans beat IL 87-74 in Champaign on January 22 when Miles Bridges scored 31 points and Jaren Jackson, Jr. added 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Indiana Hoosiers (16-12, 9-7) travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-9, 11-5). (more...)
Dallas official asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention Dallas official asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention
- February 20, 2018

Caraway on Monday also mentioned the ambush murder of five Dallas police officers in July 2016 and invoked the 1963 John F. Kennedy assassination in Dallas, according to Fox 4 News . "We should not allow people to possess assault rifles and weapons". "While we are anxious about terrorists", Caraway said, "we are living in a terrorist society". (more...)

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