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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...)
Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father
- February 20, 2018

In 2014, Shigeta, who is unmarried, was at the centrt of an worldwide scandal after a luxury apartment in Bangkok was raided and found to contain nine children and their seven 24-hour nannies. His lawyer, Kong Suriyamontol, said he would contact the ministry to discuss the next steps to transfer the children from state custody, but this could be delayed depending on the "readiness" of the youngsters, most of whom are aged about four. (more...)
Nigeria Ranks 11th In Global Death Of Newborns Nigeria Ranks 11th In Global Death Of Newborns
- February 20, 2018

Japan's figure is more than 50 times lower than neonatal mortality rates in Pakistan , reflecting the widening disparity in life expectancy around the world . Fore said. One in 16 pregnancies in the region results in stillbirth or death within a month - mostly preventable deaths caused by premature birth, labour complications or infection, Unicef said. (more...)
Government withdraws Philip Lane's nomination for European Central Bank post Government withdraws Philip Lane's nomination for European Central Bank post
- February 20, 2018

Ireland's finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, said on February 19 that he would withdraw the candidacy of Irish central bank governor Philip Lane from the race for the position of European Central Bank vice president. ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet's mandate runs until May 31, 2019, while ECB President Mario Draghi is due to leave office on October 31, 2019. The minister's political profile for a central banker job was however criticised. (more...)
Three Indian civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in North Kashmir Three Indian civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in North Kashmir
- February 20, 2018

Subsequent search and sanitisation operations resulted in the discovery of a man's body, clad in combat fatigues. The body of the slain intruder was recovered by the Indian army on this side of the LoC on Monday morning. So far, there has been no official response from the Indian Army officials regarding the incident. During the clash, a woman is said to have sustained injuries and have been hospitalised. (more...)
Authentication of orders in LG's name must by officers: Chief Secy Authentication of orders in LG's name must by officers: Chief Secy
- February 20, 2018

According to police sources, the complaint has been registered under sections that include assault on public servant, voluntarily causing hurt, obstructing a public servant from performing his duty and others. However, the CM office has denied any such assault and said the incident never took place. As a Delhi Congress leader put it, "We are not surprised that AAP has created this spectacle for itself because that is what it likes". (more...)
Garbage mound collapse at dump in Mozambique kills at least 17 people Garbage mound collapse at dump in Mozambique kills at least 17 people
- February 20, 2018

The waste in the poor, densely populated area where the disaster happened rose to the height of a three-storey building, according to the Portuguese news agency Lusa. People regularly visit the dump, the largest of its kind in Maputo , in search of food or items to sell. Maria Huo, a resident, told reporters that authorities had failed to manage rubbish levels at the dump safely. (more...)
Defiant Barnaby Joyce: 'I'm not going anywhere' Defiant Barnaby Joyce: 'I'm not going anywhere'
- February 20, 2018

He also missed five opportunities to rule out a challenge at next Monday's Nationals party room meeting in Canberra. "People are starting to see this as a witch hunt", Mr Joyce said. Joyce would typically be acting prime minister but Finance Minister Mathias Cormann will be acting leader instead. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday said he could not say if the deputy prime minister would survive as Nationals leader after his affair with ex-staffer and now pregnant partner Vikki ... (more...)
To protect CPEC interests, China wooing Baloch militants for five years To protect CPEC interests, China wooing Baloch militants for five years
- February 20, 2018

Pakistani officials have welcomed the talks between Baloch rebels and Chinese envoys, saying: "Ultimately, if there's peace in Balochistan that will benefit both of us". China is pouring an estimated $60 billion into Pakistan as part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), but financial experts CNBC spoke to were uncertain how this would impact Islamabad's profile as an investment destination. (more...)
Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts
- February 20, 2018

It was previously reported that the special counsel's team was looking at Kushner's contacts with Russians, but the new report from CNN indicates that Mueller is now looking at Kushner's contacts with other foreign individuals as well. (more...)
Dutch, Japan top women's team pursuit qualifying at Olympics Dutch, Japan top women's team pursuit qualifying at Olympics
- February 20, 2018

If anyone is going to break the goose-egg against the overwhelmingly favored Canadians, it could very well be forward Brock Radunske; the 34-year-old Kitchener, Ontario native was a third-round pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2002, and leads South Korea with eight shots on goal through two games. (more...)
IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27
- February 20, 2018

Iraqi security forces were pursuing the IS militants who disguised themselves in police uniforms to carry out the attack. The fighting lasted for at least two hours and some of the militants were killed while others fled the area, it said. (more...)
Slovenian ice hockey player tests positive for doping at Pyeongchang Olympics Slovenian ice hockey player tests positive for doping at Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 20, 2018

A member of the Slovenian ice hockey squad has been expelled from the 2018 PyeongChang Games. Norway now play the tournament's highest-scoring team, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, on Wednesday. "Ziga's a great guy, big part of that team, great team guy, so I'm sure whatever the problem is, it's going to get fixed and Ziga's going to be fine". (more...)
Craig Kuligowski Leaving Miami, Expected to Become Alabama's DL Coach Craig Kuligowski Leaving Miami, Expected to Become Alabama's DL Coach
- February 20, 2018

I'm hearing there's a good chance Craig Kuligowski who is leaving #Miami will end up as #Alabama 's new DL coach for Nick Saban. He announced his decision to leave the Miami program earlier on Monday. "If I had a D-coordinator that didn't want him, I figured I probably don't have the right D-coordinator". Since, Miami has lost seven defensive linemen, some - like Chad Thomas and Anthony Moten - graduating, others transferring, and two - Kendrick Norton and RJ McIntosh - declaring for ... (more...)
Near record high temperatures today and tomorrow, rainy end to the week Near record high temperatures today and tomorrow, rainy end to the week
- February 20, 2018

However, as that fog erodes, a warm weather setup will take over. Right along the coast, temperatures will be slightly cooler with highs in the mid 70s thanks to the cooler waters but inland counties will experience highs in the low 80s. Most of the day remains dry, but an approaching cold front from the west will bring some late day clouds and perhaps some showers encroaching upon our area by late afternoon or early evening. (more...)

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