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UAE- KT partners with Peshawar Zalmi UAE- KT partners with Peshawar Zalmi
- February 22, 2018

DG ISPR took to the official twitter handle and wished good luck to PCB and the teams participating in third edition of this league which commences today. Should the PSL be as successful as one hopes, that ambition may soon be realised. 'Of course, it is and that is the benefit of me coaching the Karachi Kings . (more...)
Trump moves to ban bump stocks Trump moves to ban bump stocks
- February 22, 2018

Trump , speaking at the start of a Medal of Valor ceremony at the White House , said he expected the "critical" new regulations to be finalized soon. Trump plans to meet Wednesday with students, teachers and parents from Parkland, local school districts and those affected by past school shootings in Columbine , Colorado, and Newtown, Connecticut. (more...)
Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation
- February 22, 2018

He said: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation?" Trump later reissued his tweet with "Sessions" spelled correctly. President Donald Trump "has done a number of things to put pressure on Russia and be tough on Russia", Sanders said at the Tuesday briefing. (more...)
There is no Drug Mafia in Goa: Manohar Parrikar There is no Drug Mafia in Goa: Manohar Parrikar
- February 22, 2018

Parrikar has arrived in Goa. The Goa CM had been in the hospital since February 15 for a pancreas-related ailment. Soon after he was discharged from Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai , Parrikar reached Goa to present the budget . The support of these two parties is crucial, as the BJP needs at least 21 MLAs to remain in power. CM Parrikar continues to lead our government. Our commitment to him is steadfast, " agriculture minister Sardesai said. (more...)
Procession planned for 'America's Pastor,' Rev. Billy Graham Procession planned for 'America's Pastor,' Rev. Billy Graham
- February 22, 2018

Koury is a teacher at Southside Christian in Simpsonville and said her life was changed when she listened to Billy Graham preach in person in New Mexico. More than 200 million people in 185 countries attended his crusades, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and he reached that many or more via books, radio and television. (more...)
Student solidarity: over 60% of students support striking university staff Student solidarity: over 60% of students support striking university staff
- February 22, 2018

The protest surrounds changes to pensions. Staff at Durham and Newcastle universities are believed to be taking part, but Sunderland, Northumbria and Teesside are not. "The universities' refusal to negotiate with us has caused this mess and they owe it to students to start negotiating properly". The spokesman said: "The changes proposed will make USS secure and sustainable". (more...)
Cheney High School students organize walkout Cheney High School students organize walkout
- February 22, 2018

There is a "movement" attempting to stage walkouts/disruptions of the school through social media and/or other media outlets. Students plan to walk out and demand congress pass legislation to keep students safe from gun violence at school, streets and places of worship. (more...)
17 injured as passenger bus catches fire in Central Sri Lanka 17 injured as passenger bus catches fire in Central Sri Lanka
- February 22, 2018

The injured, include seven army personnel, five Air Force personnel and seven civilians. Nineteen people who were injured were admitted to the Diyatalawa Base Hospital. Brig. Sumith Atapattu said the explosion occurred near Diyatalawa, a former garrison town about 190 kilometers (120 miles) from the capital, Colombo . (more...)
Netanyahu says Israeli intelligence foiled ISIS plot to attack Australian plane Netanyahu says Israeli intelligence foiled ISIS plot to attack Australian plane
- February 22, 2018

Previous year two brothers were arrested in Sydney - Khaled Khayat and Mahmoud Khayat - and charged with plotting to bring down an Etihad Airways passenger jet destined to fly to Abu Dhabi from Sydney. The Israeli soldiers, along with the country's intelligence community, provided the Australian authorities with the information that they gathered on the planned attack. (more...)
5 year jail term for Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab 5 year jail term for Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab
- February 22, 2018

Rajab, a leading figure in 2011 protests against the Gulf state's Sunni minority monarchy, is already serving a two-year sentence handed down last July for "disseminating rumours and false information" in television interviews critical of the government. (more...)
Stepmom arrested in connection with disappearance of 5-year-old boy Stepmom arrested in connection with disappearance of 5-year-old boy
- February 22, 2018

When officers arrived, Lucas' stepmother said he was last seen at about 3 p.m. Saturday in his bedroom before she showered and fell asleep. The great-aunt of Lucas Hernandez said that she noticed signs indicating abuse before the boy disappeared Wichita, Kansas on Saturday, Feb. (more...)
Local school districts start planning for National School Walkout Day Local school districts start planning for National School Walkout Day
- February 22, 2018

Garcia said she envisions protest that includes chants - the National School Walkout logo includes the words "We are victims, we are students, we are change" - and speakers from the community and school clubs. Mike Barton, the district's chief academic officer, said officials respect the students' views but want to ensure they express their opinions safely. (more...)
NRA Will Attend CNN Town Hall With Survivors Of Florida School Shooting NRA Will Attend CNN Town Hall With Survivors Of Florida School Shooting
- February 22, 2018

The National Rifle Association will be there too. Loesch repeatedly invoked "red flags" and the need for more committed vigilance against potential shooters, from the gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to other high-profile mass shootings in Charleston, SC, and at Virginia Tech. (more...)
Trudeau, family visits 'Langar Hall', perform 'sewa' at Golden Temple Trudeau, family visits 'Langar Hall', perform 'sewa' at Golden Temple
- February 22, 2018

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold a strategic-level dialogue with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday ahead of Friday's bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau . (more...)
Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you' Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you'
- February 22, 2018

Our students need more books, art and music programs, nurses and school counselors; they do not need more guns in their classrooms. The briefing is Sanders' first in a week, after the White House cancelled a Valentine's Day briefing, citing the school shooting in Parkland , Florida . (more...)
Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying rifles Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying rifles
- February 22, 2018

Kasky went on to clarify that he was asking about NRA money, but Rubio veered off track yet again. None of the politicians at the town hall were sympathetic to the thought. Democratic Sen. Lauren Book of Broward County helped organize the busloads of students who came to the Florida Capitol to push for gun legislation after last week's deadly shooting at a high school. (more...)
Trump's Genius Idea To Stop School Shootings Is To Give Teachers Guns Trump's Genius Idea To Stop School Shootings Is To Give Teachers Guns
- February 22, 2018

President Donald Trump's listening session at the White House on Wednesday reached an emotional high point when Samuel Zeif , one of the survivors of the Stoneman Douglas School Shooting from Parkland, Florida on February 14, was handed the microphone. (more...)
Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders
- February 22, 2018

Sanders tried to clarify when asked if the tweet Trump sent late Saturday night from his private Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida was a "mistweet". "Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?" Sanders then defended Trump, saying he has been tougher on Russian Federation than President Obama was during his eight years in office. (more...)
White House defends response to Russian meddling amid Mueller probe White House defends response to Russian meddling amid Mueller probe
- February 22, 2018

President Trump just can't quit trying to link his predecessor Barack Obama to the Russian Federation investigation. President Donald Trump , after being criticized for his response to Russia's election meddling, challenged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the Obama administration for failing to do enough to stop the 2016 election foreign interference. (more...)
Area under flood watch until Wednesday Area under flood watch until Wednesday
- February 22, 2018

Major flood stage for the Yellow River is 14 feet and the river is expected to crest at 15.1 feet at 7 p.m. Saturday , according to the NWS. Freezing rain and ice are predicted in much of Northwest Arkansas starting Tuesday night, the National Weather Service said . (more...)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort case Mueller files new charges in Manafort case
- February 22, 2018

CNBC has reached out to the Calk's bank for comment. Investigators now are looking into three different loans totaling $16 million made by Federal Savings Bank (FSB) in Chicago to Manafort in December 2016 and January 2017, NBC reports. It was not immediately clear who the charge is against or whether it is part of a plea deal. Manafort was pushed out in August, 2016. "The Federal Savings Bank is aware of recent press reports attributed to unnamed "sources" implying that Paul Manafort ... (more...)
Percent Of Hollywood Women Say They've Been Harassed Or Assaulted Percent Of Hollywood Women Say They've Been Harassed Or Assaulted
- February 22, 2018

This three-part series will also focus on the experience of the accusers, micro-aggression within the workplace, changes that need to be made by those at the top, and how to create a safer work environment for those who work in the entertainment industry. (more...)
PNB Going Public On Money Owed Has Jeopardised Its Recovery: Nirav Modi PNB Going Public On Money Owed Has Jeopardised Its Recovery: Nirav Modi
- February 22, 2018

Among those arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was Rajesh Jindal, now a general manager with the bank, who between August 2009 and May 2011 ran the Mumbai branch at the centre of the biggest fraud in Indian banking history. (more...)
At least 25 injured after explosion on ferry in Mexico At least 25 injured after explosion on ferry in Mexico
- February 22, 2018

Video taken after the blast and posted online showed at least two ambulances on the dock attending to some of the injured. Passengers were disembarking from the ferry, operated by Barcos Caribe, when the blast occurred around 1 p.m. Authorities in Quintana Roo are now investigating the shocking incident. Witnesses said the blast caused a fireball to shoot across the deck of the ferry and sent debris flying in several directions. (more...)
Senate tax panel opens hearing on House-passed tax cut plan Senate tax panel opens hearing on House-passed tax cut plan
- February 22, 2018

The Senate's original version called for a 5 percent pay raise for teachers over five years and a 2 percent raise for other employees. "I think we should dig in our heels and press on". The Unclaimed Property Fund is a depository for unclaimed property. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City. The federal government pulled the funding after determining that for almost 15 years, Oklahoma has been spending matching federal health care dollars on the training programs without required federal authority. (more...)
Donald Trump orders ban on Las Vegas-style bump stock gun modifications
- February 22, 2018

FILE - A little-known device called a " bump stock " is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range, in South Jordan, Utah, Oct. Trump banning bump stocks devices , as he insisted the new regulation sent with the directive to the US Justice Department on Tuesday. The suspect in the attack, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , is alleged to have used a an AR-15-style rifle that he had purchased legally. (more...)
The US Embassy In Montenegro Has Been Attacked With Explosives The US Embassy In Montenegro Has Been Attacked With Explosives
- February 22, 2018

The embassy's statement comes amid reports of a grenade attack on Wednesday night. "Most probably, the device was a hand grenade". Further advice was also offered to USA citizens in Motenegro. The area was sealed off by police, and the embassy warned Americans to avoid the area because of "an active security situation". Montenegro became independent in 2006 and a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member past year, but public sentiment against North Atlantic Treaty Organisation remains ... (more...)
Trumps asks why Russian Federation probe doesn't include Obama administration
- February 22, 2018

Trump has so far declined to impose sanctions on Russia for its election interference that were overwhelmingly approved by Congress and sought to improve relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has not condemned Moscow for its 2016 election interference and, according to his intelligence chiefs' congressional testimony last week, has not directed them to take any action to thwart Russian interference in the US congressional elections set for November. (more...)
Alpine skiing: Goggia holds lead in women's downhill after top 20 Alpine skiing: Goggia holds lead in women's downhill after top 20
- February 22, 2018

Goggia's time of 1:39.22 was 0.47 seconds better than Vonn's effort, and 0.09 seconds faster than Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel, who took her second silver of the Games at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. MILLER TIME: Miller's had a rough Olympics, but he's capable of insights you can only get from a recent, serious competitor. I've had a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs, in that time ... (more...)
Pennsylvania GOP leaders ask Supreme Court to block district map Pennsylvania GOP leaders ask Supreme Court to block district map
- February 22, 2018

The Supreme Court rejected a similar petition from the state's Republican legislative leaders earlier this month, paving the way for a new map for the state's us congressional districts. "They wanted to see what the Pennsylvania Supreme Court actually did", said Turzai. "I am hoping the change will be for the better", Court said. Republicans have held 13 of the state's 18 U.S. (more...)

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