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Fla. high school shooting survivor thanks responders Fla. high school shooting survivor thanks responders
- March 01, 2018

She told me she was 17", Ojeda recounted through tears at an earlier news conference. Because first responders thought she was younger, Ojeda was told to take her to the Level 1 trauma center at Broward Health Medical Center-where pediatric gunshot wounds would normally go-nearly 30 miles away. (more...)
Workers shut down West Virginia schools Workers shut down West Virginia schools
- March 01, 2018

The teacher shortage is a worry to many , as the younger generations of teachers are fleeing to other states for higher pay due to student loans in the ten thousands. "We are taking this deal in good faith". In particular, they complain that the cost of getting health care through the public employees insurance program, which covers all state employees, is too high. (more...)
Palestinians Condemn US Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on Nakba Day Palestinians Condemn US Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on Nakba Day
- March 01, 2018

The talks come as Washington prepares to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to a scaled-down, temporary facility that will open in Jerusalem in May. She said the two blocs also "see eye to eye" that there can only be a two-state solution to the conflict, with Israel and the Palestinians living side by side in peace. (more...)
USA trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan, says Miftah USA trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan, says Miftah
- March 01, 2018

Answering a question about the recent developments at FATF, he maintained that in recent years, Pakistan has made important progress in actively strengthening financial regulations to combat terror financing. Asked about China's stand at the Paris meeting, China's Lu Kang said Pakistan's efforts (on counter terrorism) also reflected in the financial areas. (more...)
Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief
- March 01, 2018

Therefore, the relatively easy and undisruptive task of managing to complete the quorum of the CWC (which is between 90 to 100 members) will be held on Tuesday to elect the interim president for the PML-N. Acording to Geo News, Shehbaz Sharif , who is said to be a consensus choice for the top party position, will become permanent president after intra-party elections are held within 45 days. (more...)
SCHOOL SHOOTING | FBI admits it failed to investicate Cruz complaint SCHOOL SHOOTING | FBI admits it failed to investicate Cruz complaint
- March 01, 2018

During the interrogation, Cruz revealed that he "entered the school campus armed with an AR-15 and began shooting students that he saw in the hallway and on the school grounds", according to CNN ."Cruz stated that he brought additional loaded magazines to the school campus and kept them hidden in a backpack until he got on campus to begin his assault", a probable cause report on the attack stated.According to CNN , the Florida shooter also went to Walmart, bought a drink at a Subway in the ... (more...)
Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik
- March 01, 2018

As soon as trends indicated Rita Sahu's thumping victory, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik thanked Bijepur voters for the support. BJP office BJD leaders and workers were also seen making a beeline to Naveen Nivas, Naveen Patnaik's residence here, to congratulate the conch party chief. (more...)
Who is Vijayendra Saraswathi? Next head of Kanchipuram mutt Who is Vijayendra Saraswathi? Next head of Kanchipuram mutt
- March 01, 2018

He assumed charge as the Peetadhipathi of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham on March 22, 1994 after the demise of the then Peetadhipathi, Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarawathi Swamigal. The acharya had been in jail till January 5, 2005 when he was released on bail. "Swamiji had contributed to the development of the village where he was born in both social and spiritual spheres", says S. (more...)
The two best diets for heart disease prevention The two best diets for heart disease prevention
- March 01, 2018

For body mass index and fat mass, the results were similar. The study found that the diets had different strengths - suggesting a combination may be even more effective - but that overall they were equally beneficial to the heart. Researchers from Cambridge University have created a supplement known as "Ateronon Heart", which combines the heart-health benefits of a key component in tomatoes with milk; making the compound easier to absorb. (more...)
Dolly Parton Donates 100 Millionth Book To Children Dolly Parton Donates 100 Millionth Book To Children
- March 01, 2018

Each month, the program now mails a specially selected, high-quality, age appropriate book to over 1 million registered children from birth until they start Kindergarten in participating communities. "Not only for myself but also for my dad and all the little kids out there that are benefiting [from the nonprofit]". She said her mother read it and told stories from it to her and her 11 siblings. (more...)
N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics N.Korea to send athletes to PyeongChang Paralympics
- March 01, 2018

President Moon Jae-in, in a meeting with Kim Yong Chol on Sunday, urged Pyongyang to open dialogue with the USA as soon as possible - to which Kim responded by saying the North was "very willing" to hold talks. Trump responded by pushing for joint efforts by the US and South Korea to apply maximum pressure on North Korea, Yoon said. Pyongyang denounced his comments Sunday, with the official Korean Central News Agency carrying a statement from the North's Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee ... (more...)
Steelers player's mean Snapchat sicced school bullies on my son: suit Steelers player's mean Snapchat sicced school bullies on my son: suit
- March 01, 2018

Now the family of the teen, who is not identified in the lawsuit, are suing the Steelers safety for unspecified amount in damages, claiming his video caused their son to be bullied, according to WPXI . It says the teen has suffered from headaches, depression, sleeplessness and anxiety. "From our perspective, it was a commentary on a billion-dollar corporation", Randy Fisher, general counsel for MBK Sports Management Group, told the Post-Gazette. (more...)
NY Federal Appeals Court rules in favor of LGBT workers rights NY Federal Appeals Court rules in favor of LGBT workers rights
- March 01, 2018

Title VII clearly prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, race, color, national origin, or religion, but whether it applies to sexual orientation is a question that has been met with differing answers. The 2nd Circuit agreed on Monday in its 10-3 decision. Usually, the appeals court issues rules through three-judge panels. It also sets up a circuit split with the Eleventh Circuit and others that have reached the opposite conclusion. (more...)
India is on the way of de-licensing drive: Modi India is on the way of de-licensing drive: Modi
- March 01, 2018

Referring to his recent conversation with PM Modi, he mocked Modi as a "fantastic man" informed him that India has reduced tariffs on imported motorcycles, but the U.S. Listing democracy, demography and demand as the three important factors for any thriving economy, PM Modi said that India is a combination of all three. (more...)
S.Korea wants N.Korea, US to start dialogue S.Korea wants N.Korea, US to start dialogue
- March 01, 2018

But experts say arranging an inter-Korean summit would be hard after a year in which North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test and flight-tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could, when perfected, target the US mainland. (more...)
Trump Taps Brad Parscale As Campaign Manager For 2020 Re-election Bid Trump Taps Brad Parscale As Campaign Manager For 2020 Re-election Bid
- March 01, 2018

Trump's campaign remains based in NY, with its headquarters just floors below the president's penthouse in Trump Tower, and Lara Trump has become, in many ways, the face of the early days of the president's re-election campaign. Another potential hurdle for Parscale: He has had a tense relationship with the president's top backers - billionaires Bob and Rebekah Mercer. In addition to focusing on Trump's bid for reelection in 2020, Parscale will also be engaged in the 2018 midterm elections ... (more...)
Cruise ship passengers had 95kg cocaine in their cabins Cruise ship passengers had 95kg cocaine in their cabins
- March 01, 2018

This follows a four-and-a-half-year prison sentence handed down in November for one of her accomplices, a 29-year-old ex-pornographic actress named Isabelle Lagace. She told court she agreed to the smuggling trip to repay a $20,000 debt to someone in Canada, local media reported. Roberge had previously claimed that she didn't know how the 200 pounds of cocaine had appeared in her possession. (more...)
CDC researcher missing for two weeks after leaving work sick CDC researcher missing for two weeks after leaving work sick
- March 01, 2018

But the researcher, who studies disease patterns, was not feeling well on February 12 and left work around midday. Cunningham's parents also made some worrisome discoveries inside Timothy's home and found that his dog was unattended. The CDC said, "Our thoughts are with his friends and family during this hard time". The mother said she saw the message later as her phone was on silent mode. (more...)
Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from Trinamool Congress Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from Trinamool Congress
- March 01, 2018

Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday announced his resignation from primary membership of Trinamool Congress (TMC ). However, he has now disconnected himself from the party, and the reasons behind this exit are unknown yet. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors demand 30 years for ex-president Park South Korean prosecutors demand 30 years for ex-president Park
- February 28, 2018

Prosecutors are also seeking a 118.5 billion won (S$145 million) fine. The Liberty Korea Party, which emerged from the ruins of the conservative party that Park led, called the request " more cruel than capital punishment" because it would force the former president to live out the rest of her life in shame. (more...)
Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January
- February 28, 2018

Both contracts earlier rose to their highest since February 7. Al-Falih's implication that the market could easily go south again is timely given surprising news out of the United Kingdom that for all the talk about aging oil fields, that nation is about to become a net crude oil exporter for the first time in 14 years. (more...)
Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK
- February 28, 2018

The unusual weather could continue as Storm Emma, packing more snow and ice, approaches western England from Portugal and France. "Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur". (more...)
High Court Grapples With Case of Emails Stored Abroad High Court Grapples With Case of Emails Stored Abroad
- February 28, 2018

The case started with a 2013 warrant obtained by U.S. prosecutors for emails of a suspect in a drug-trafficking investigation that were stored on Microsoft computer servers in Dublin. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sotomayor both asked why they shouldn't just let the lower court opinion (in Microsoft's favor) stand and allow the case to be decided by congressional action. (more...)
Dutch skater Kjeld Nuis wins second gold with 1000 meter victory Dutch skater Kjeld Nuis wins second gold with 1000 meter victory
- February 26, 2018

Kjeld Nuis was the man who did it - first dressed in orange and now covered in gold. Nuis said he was glad he could cope with the pressure again on such a big stage. Nuis held the medal tight after he received it on the stand - the first time medals were handed over in the oval - and sang the Wilhelmus anthem. After winning the 1,500, Nuis also posted this video on Instagram, which shows what his Olympic gold medal looks like up super close, including the engraving of the event on it. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46 TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46
- February 26, 2018

A hazardous weather outlook warns of potentially slick roads in mountainous areas. Roughly 1.52 inches of rain fell in Allentown from late Thursday night into early Sunday morning, weather service data shows. "It's a quick shot for the mountains getting some snow potentially", Sullivan said of Wednesday's forecast. However, a slight change in the track could bring too much warm air to the region for any significant snowfall, and rain would be the predominant precipitation type. (more...)
Pak Film Stars Pay Condolences To Bollywood Icon Sridevi Pak Film Stars Pay Condolences To Bollywood Icon Sridevi
- February 26, 2018

Sajal Ali and I were the ones from Pakistan who knew her and the family well. The untimely demise of Sridevi has left Bollywood grief-stricken and its shockwaves can be felt in the hearts of her fans throughout the Subcontinent. Her elder daughter Janhvi, who is due to make her Bollywood debut, was in Mumbai . When I woke up and read about it, it is really sad. Not just Adnan but Pakistani actress Saba Qamar Ramzan who starred in Hindi Medium also expressed grief at the loss of the ... (more...)
Is Ivanka Trump flying on Air Force One for the Olympics? Is Ivanka Trump flying on Air Force One for the Olympics?
- February 26, 2018

The South's presidential office said on Sunday that members of the North Korean delegation had expressed the North's openness to talks with the United States. "The two Koreas have cooperated together and the Olympics were held successfully", KCNA cited the North Korean Foreign Ministry as saying. President Moon was keen to stress that improvements in relations between the USA and North Korea should run alongside a developing relationship between his country and his neighbors North Korea. (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Downgraded to Hold at Canaccord Genuity
- February 26, 2018

About 926,239 shares traded. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN ) has risen 17.40% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 97.08% the S&P500. Therefore 67% are positive. WPX Energy had 112 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. (more...)
Timberwolves Announce Jimmy Butler Has 'Meniscal Injury' Timberwolves Announce Jimmy Butler Has 'Meniscal Injury'
- February 26, 2018

But this comes at a bad time for the T-Wolves. Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau declined to offer specifics of the injury, but did not shut the door on the possibility of Butler returning before the end of the season. But the Wolves need more. Conventional wisdom in the aftermath of Butler's injury Friday against Houston suggested that neither margin will hold without him. (more...)
Two New Polls Show Widespread Support for Stricter Gun Laws Two New Polls Show Widespread Support for Stricter Gun Laws
- February 26, 2018

The findings suggest, as CNN puts it, that "the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has shifted public opinion on gun laws in a way other recent mass shootings have not". 76 percent believe people who have received treatment for a mental illness should be banned from owning guns. Despite Trump's expressed support to toughen up background checks for gun purchases, he and Congress a year ago rolled back stricter checks on people with mental illnesses who purchase guns. (more...)

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