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GOP congresswoman says most mass murderers are 'Democrats' GOP congresswoman says most mass murderers are 'Democrats'
- February 23, 2018

Tenney was first elected in 2016, and her district covers a large area of central NY, including Binghamton, Utica and Rome. Democrats immediately condemned her remarks, which came a week after 17 people were killed at a high school in Parkland, Fla., and called on her to apologize for politicizing gun tragedies. (more...)
Cinemark Theaters Banning Large Bags for 'Safety and Security' Cinemark Theaters Banning Large Bags for 'Safety and Security'
- February 23, 2018

The new bag policy comes six years after a gunman opened fire at a Cinemark Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado killing 12 people and injuring 70. "I think it should have been done sooner, a long time ago", Martinez said. Exceptions will be made for bags carrying medical equipment or diapers. The theaters do not provide a general area to check bags or other personal belongings that aren't allowed inside, and theater employees reserve the right to check all bags before entering. (more...)
Another round of freezing rain to move in Thursday morning throughout Oklahoma Another round of freezing rain to move in Thursday morning throughout Oklahoma
- February 23, 2018

The National Weather Service Hanford office reports Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for the Sierra Foothills and the Kern County Mountains for this evening through Friday morning. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Ice accumulations of two tenths of an inch or less is expected, with minor sleet accumulations. We'll hang on to a chance of showers both Thursday and Friday afternoon. (more...)
Kinder Morgan (KMI) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.05
- February 23, 2018

About 33,378 shares traded. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. First Allied Advisory Services Inc increased Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) stake by 10.3% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 18 to "Overweight". RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMI in report on Sunday, August 27 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
US Jewish Group Withdraws US Jewish Group Withdraws "Polish Holocaust" Video Deemed Offensive To Poles
- February 23, 2018

A prominent Jewish-American foundation removed a video from YouTube which had sparked outrage in Poland and beyond on Wednesday with its provocative use of the historically inaccurate term " Polish Holocaust" to protest a controversial new Polish law criminalizing some comments about the Holocaust. (more...)
Larger bench to hear land sale case today Larger bench to hear land sale case today
- February 23, 2018

Both Benches of Justices Mishra and Goel ordered the cases referred by them to be posted before an "appropriate" Bench on February 23 itself, as per the orders of the Chief Justice. It gets curiouser. The bench that the other day criticised the Justice Arun Mishra bench, made up Justices Lokur and Joseph. Can a three-judge bench over rule a three-judge bench verdict?. (more...)
Police operation in Brussels, terrorism ruled out Police operation in Brussels, terrorism ruled out
- February 23, 2018

Specialist armed units have surrounded the building in the Belgian capital with the man inside, and a siege is underway. However, residents have been warned to stay inside their homes. Earlier in the day, a man claimed a murder had taken place in the area, according to a spokesperson of Brussels police. A police helicopter could be heard overhead in the Forest district of the Belgian capital, while images from the scene show armed officers taking cover and staking out a building rooftop. (more...)
Video shows police officer catching boy who fell from third-story building Video shows police officer catching boy who fell from third-story building
- February 23, 2018

In the footage three uniformed officers can be seen looking upwards as the five-year-old hangs from an above balcony. With his arms open, the officer waits for the child to fall. Five-year-old Ammar Motaz Abd El-Salam was attending an engagement party with family on February 17 in the town of Asyut, south of Cairo, when the incident occurred. (more...)
Colts QB Luck 'extremely optimistic' about shoulder rehab Colts QB Luck 'extremely optimistic' about shoulder rehab
- February 23, 2018

Andrew Luck said he feels great and hopes to be ready for the start of the 2018 season. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport went as far as to say Luck's shoulder is "fine", and that the problems now involve "parts around Luck's shoulder", which to us just confirms Luck's throwing arm remains problematic. (more...)
Texas school district threatens to suspend students who stage protest walkout Texas school district threatens to suspend students who stage protest walkout
- February 23, 2018

The junior high is in Rhode's school district, according to the district's website. "Life is about choices, and every choice has a effect whether it be positive or negative", Rhodes went on. "A school is a place to learn and grow educationally, emotionally and morally", he wrote. "A disruption of the school will not be tolerated", said Superintendent Curtis Rhodes via a Facebook post , which drew outrage from several people in the comments section. (more...)
Dutch Parliament Reaffirms Recognition of Armenian Genocide Dutch Parliament Reaffirms Recognition of Armenian Genocide
- February 23, 2018

Meanwhile acting Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag quickly tempered the motion, saying even though the ruling four-party coalition voted for the motion, the government will "restrain" itself. She was quick to point out, however, that the visit should not be construed as the cabinet's affirmation that the events of 1915 constitute genocide. (more...)
Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce expected to resign Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce expected to resign
- February 23, 2018

Speaking in Washington DC, Turnbull declined to publicly back Joyce, saying "leadership of the National party is a matter for the National party". Barnaby Joyce and staffer Vikki Campion lived in the Tamworth flat rent free. "Until I have clarification regarding some of the issues about Barnaby, I won't be able to back him but I'm also not in a position to back any challenger", Mr Gee said in a statement on Friday. (more...)
Palestine calls for Middle East peace conference Palestine calls for Middle East peace conference
- February 23, 2018

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed that "there is no Plan B" to a two-state solution. A Palestinian man has been killed by Israeli security forces following a confrontation in the occupied West Bank on Thursday. "The choice, Mr. president, is yours". The United States is a leading member of the Quartet and the Security Council, signaling Abbas was again ready to defer to US leadership on the peace process. (more...)
UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior
- February 23, 2018

Mr Forsyth was reportedly accused of sending inappropriate texts and commenting on the outfits of young female staff. Forsyth states that he "apologized unreservedly" to the three workers at time. The former Save the Children chief executive said he did not want to "damage" the charity organisations, BBC reported. If they still did not respond, he would ask someone to send them to him for a "quick word". (more...)
Florida shooting survivors in Capitol, demand action on guns Florida shooting survivors in Capitol, demand action on guns
- February 23, 2018

Meanwhile, at a special "listening session" held with President Trump, the president made several commitments, including taking a serious look at arming teachers and other school staff. At Needville High School outside Houston, administrators threatened to impose a three-day suspension on any student who protested. "I know there are members of the minority party in the House that had no idea that was going on and certainly were horrified that happened". (more...)
It's time to rethink the Second Amendment It's time to rethink the Second Amendment
- February 23, 2018

Don Beyer in a prepared statement released February 15. Many have had enough and they are standing up in protest. The gunman, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , was a former student with a history of violence . That may seem like an impossible dream, considering the exaggerated impression so many of us have been taught to have about the NRA's power. The whole idea behind the Second Amendment was to put ordinary, everyday citizens on equal footing to that of the government when it came to ... (more...)
Cauvery row: Edappadi K. Palaniswami-led team to meet Narendra Modi Cauvery row: Edappadi K. Palaniswami-led team to meet Narendra Modi
- February 23, 2018

The parties and associations will decide whether to file a review petition against the apex court's verdict. As part of the protest, the farmers blocked the State Secretariat and restricted the movement of Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam. (more...)
Indonesia's Massive Volcano Eruption Closes Nearby Airport, Cancelled Flights Indonesia's Massive Volcano Eruption Closes Nearby Airport, Cancelled Flights
- February 23, 2018

He described the rumours as " mischievous and wholly unfounded" allegations that volcanic ashes from the Sinabung eruption was responsible for the spread of flu here in Malaysia. According to rescuers, victims and survivors in the eruption there. The 8,071-feet tall mountain is among Indonesia's most active and unsafe volcanoes. (more...)
North Korea to send delegation to closing of Pyeongchang Olympics North Korea to send delegation to closing of Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 23, 2018

Moon previously tried, but failed, to broker a meeting between the North Korean delegation and Pence. USA officials said the North Koreans later cancelled a meeting that had been scheduled for the following day. Literally. North Korea has used giant speakers to blast propagandist martial speeches across the DMZ-the stretch of land separating it from South Korea-on a loop for years. (more...)
CNN to hold town hall with students and Florida's politicians CNN to hold town hall with students and Florida's politicians
- February 23, 2018

Mark Barden , whose son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in CT, said his wife, Jackie, a teacher, "will tell you that school teachers have more than enough responsibilities right now than to have to have the awesome responsibility of lethal force to take a life". (more...)
The Factor Everyone Ignores: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), ANGI Homeservices Inc. (ANGI)
- February 23, 2018

The hedge fund run by Morris Mark held 76,986 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.35M, up from 56,551 at the end of the previous reported quarter. portfolio. Mark Asset Management Corp who had been investing in Jp Morgan Chase & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $397.33 billion market cap company. (more...)
6 things Rubio said that made news in the gun debate 6 things Rubio said that made news in the gun debate
- February 23, 2018

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel interrupted Loesch, saying he knew she was standing up for the NRA. Trump held a listening session Wednesday at the White House with those affected by some of the nation's highest-profile deadly school shootings, from Columbine High School to Marjory Stoneman Douglas. (more...)
Russian claims curling competitor was secretly doped Russian claims curling competitor was secretly doped
- February 23, 2018

There are 168 athletes competing in the OAR team , who have so far won 13 medals , four silvers and nine bronzes - but that tally includes the bronze won by Krushelnitsky and Bryzgalova in the first Olympic mixed doubles curling tournament. (more...)
Sen. Rubio Says He Would Support Raising Age to Buy Rifles Sen. Rubio Says He Would Support Raising Age to Buy Rifles
- February 23, 2018

Rubio is backed by the influential National Rifle Association , which has awarded him an A-plus rating and endorsed his Senate candidacy in the past. At the end of the evening, the high school's drama club performed an original song titled "Shine" that appeared to be directed at the shooter: "You may have hurt us, but I promise we are not going to let you in". (more...)
Man lobs grenade at USA embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up Man lobs grenade at USA embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up
- February 23, 2018

On its Facebook page, the embassy said visa services were cancelled on Thursday, and that "American Citizen Services will be available today on an emergency basis". The man who hurled a bomb into the US embassy compound in the capital Podgorica and then killed himself was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999. (more...)
Allahabad High Court dismisses petition in Gorakhpur riot case of 2007 Allahabad High Court dismisses petition in Gorakhpur riot case of 2007
- February 23, 2018

The court said it did not find any procedural irregularity in the order of refusal to grant sanction to prosecute the accused in the case. The state government had made a decision to withdraw cases against Yogi after BJP came to power in the state a year ago. (more...)
Rotomac owner, son arrested in Rs 3700 crore cheating case Rotomac owner, son arrested in Rs 3700 crore cheating case
- February 23, 2018

Did banks know about Kothari's fake firms? The CBI has initiated the action on the complaint of Bank of Baroda , which was a member of the consortium led by Bank of India, which had approached the agency fearing that Kothari may flee the country like Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi. (more...)
Haiti suspends Oxfam GB amid sexual misconduct probe Haiti suspends Oxfam GB amid sexual misconduct probe
- February 23, 2018

Fleurant said Oxfam had made a "serious error" by failing to inform Haitian authorities of the actions by their staff at the time they occurred. The scandal broke out when the Times, earlier this month, published allegations that Oxfam aid workers in Haiti had used prostitutes. (more...)
Two Tulsa Schools Locked Down After Snapchat Threat Two Tulsa Schools Locked Down After Snapchat Threat
- February 23, 2018

A 14-year-old Tulsa Junior High School student faces a felony charge after police said he made a school threat on Snapchat. "But, state and federal laws already in place also provide a relatively simple but nearly completely unused way for school administrators to pick and choose which registered permit-holders (a subset of the people who are already screened) can be allowed to simply extend the protection they choose for themselves to the students around them", said Gerhart, in a letter he ... (more...)
Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president
- February 23, 2018

The ECP meeting today also refused to accept the PML-N tickets to the Senate candidates issued by the party's chairman Raja Zafarul Haq. Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified as the head of his party by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, has said that the recent decisions of the apex court are "person-specific". (more...)

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