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World News Police make multiple arrests for school threats following Florida school shooting
Author: 0 Police make multiple arrests for school threats following Florida school shooting

Pennsylvania, New York, Florida and IL round out the top five. Last week, two days after the Florida shooting, a school security officer overheard a student threatening to open fire at El Camino High School in Whittier, Calif. Violent threats aimed at schools all across central Indiana. "I guarantee you the school will be shot up in three weeks", the 17-year-old student was heard telling a classmate, reported The Los Angeles Times .

World News It's time to rethink the Second Amendment
Author: 0 It's time to rethink the Second Amendment

A 19-year-old former student has confessed to the shooting . Nikolas Cruz, 19, charged with the murders at the Broward school, legally bought the AR-15 rifle used in the shooting. And it doesn't happen in Asian countries like Israel where the legal age to own guns is 20 or 21 for those who served in military, 27 otherwise, and 45 for non-citizens who have lived in Irael three consecutive years, gun owners must pass a shooting course every three years, undergo psychological assessment at ...

World News Jack Sock, John Isner, Milos Raonic, upsets abound at Delray Beach Open
Author: 0 Jack Sock, John Isner, Milos Raonic, upsets abound at Delray Beach Open

Frances Tiafoe turned the tables on Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday, toppling the second-seeded former champion 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament at Delray Beach, Florida. Playing doubles together professionally "was something we always talked about when we were younger, and to live that dream out and play with Jack is just incredible for me", Withrow said in an interview with the ATP staff after the match.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says she comes to Korea to reaffirm 'commitment'

However, South Korean officials say there will be no formal meeting between North Korea and the US. The line was closed during the presidency of Lee Myung-bak, and the potential changes reflect the ongoing inter-Korea rapprochement that began with a North Korea's decision to attend the Winter Games.

World News India's statements ignore facts, ground realities: Maldives govt
Author: 0 India's statements ignore facts, ground realities: Maldives govt

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen extended a draconian state of emergency by another month on February 20, ignoring a growing chorus of worldwide concern and calls for democracy to be restored in the honeymoon islands. On Tuesday, Yameen had got the Parliament contentiously extend the state of Emergency by another 30 days. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has rejected an offer of mediation by Secretary General Antonio Guterres, a United Nations spokesperson said today.

World News FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing
Author: 0 FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing

The US is now seeking to reverse the decision on the watch list by gathering support at a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a private worldwide organisation that monitors countries' efforts to combat money-laundering and the financing of terror, in Paris yesterday.

World News Police officer catches child falling out of third-story window
Author: 0 Police officer catches child falling out of third-story window

With the child holding on for his dear life and just about falling, two policemen quickly grabbed what looked a like a carpet to use as a "cushion" for him to fall on. The mother added that no one at the party noticed. The mother was surprised when they went up and said that a child had fallen from the floor. Ammar's dad said this harrowing incident was not the first time their son - who they said suffers a brain condition - had been narrowly saved from injury in a fall or near-fall.

World News Trump open to arming teachers after Florida high school shooting
Author: 0 Trump open to arming teachers after Florida high school shooting

President Donald Trump endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons - a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association. Mark Barden - whose son Daniel was killed in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT - said more guns was not the answer. Donald Trump doubled down on his proposal to address school shootings by giving some teachers guns on Thursday, tweeting that it would be a "great deterrent" to killers.

World News HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions
Author: 0 HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions

Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned amid controversy over his contact with Russian officials within a month of taking the job. Still, McMaster could have a tough time back in uniform full time. Officials could not yet confirm what job McMaster might be nominated for if he were to leave the White House.

World News German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars
Author: 0 German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars

Local courts ordered cities to ban non-conforming diesel auto but this was contested and now the highest federal court in Leipzig will rule on whether they're legal or not. In other countries of Europe follow the same processes. Among German carmakers, Daimler's global fleet exposure to diesel was around 38 percent, BMW's 35 percent and VW's 26 percent, Bernstein said in a report from 2016.

Author: 0 Kim Sends SOUTH KOREAN KILLER to Olympic Games — KIM'S CHILLING MESSAGE

According to Fox News , 72-year old Kim Yong Chol will lead the eight-member delegation to visit South Korea for the final three days of the global competition. Ivanka Trump is scheduled to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday, another salvo in that diplomatic back-and-forth. "And we will keep standing strong until North Korea stops threatening our country, our allies, or until they abandon their nuclear and ballistic missiles once and for all".

World News Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill
Author: 0 Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

Their goal is to eliminate the Second Amendment and our firearms freedom so they can eradicate all individual freedoms". "As usual, the opportunists wasted not one second to exploit tragedy for political gain". "It is not our job to make sure that states are reporting to the background system", Loesch said. "I hear a lot of quiet in this room, and I sense your anxiety", LaPierre said .

World News Area Students Protesting Gun Laws Could Be Suspended
Author: 0 Area Students Protesting Gun Laws Could Be Suspended

Rallying in solidarity and inspired on social media by the activism of their peers, students staged walkouts from other high schools in Florida and elsewhere vowing to make the tragedy a turning point in America's deadlocked debate on gun control.

Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin completes her Olympics with a silver in the combined

The American made her Olympic debut aged 17 in Salt Lake City in 2002, competed in Turin in 2006, won Olympic gold in the downhill and super-G bronze at the 2010 Games, but missed Sochi through injury. "I took one warmup run going to the slalom inspection in Lenzerheide", Vonn said, alluding to her fourth-place finish at the World Cup stop in Switzerland in the combined last month.

World News Tiffany Haddish to Host 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Author: 0 Tiffany Haddish to Host 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

She follows in the footsteps of recent hosts, including Kevin Hart, who emceed with Dwayne Johnson; Amy Schumer; Conan O'Brien; and last year's host, Adam Devine . It hasn't even been a year since her breakout performance in Girls Trip , and comedienne Tiffany Haddish has already accomplished more career milestones than most do in an entire lifetime.

World News Policeman dies after night of violence in Bilbao
Author: 0 Policeman dies after night of violence in Bilbao

Police were escorting some Spartak fans into the stadium but a stray group allegedly started igniting fireworks and throwing flares and objects toward Athletic supporters and police officers. Some lit and threw smoke bombs and garbage cans before police charged at them. Five people were arrested for public disorder, three of whom, were Russian supporters.

World News Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'
Author: 0 Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

While Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's survivors mourned their former classmates, spoke out at rallies and in meetings with politicians, and demanded action on gun violence, some far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists swooped in.

World News David Wise defends title, US gets third gold halfpipe gold
Author: 0 David Wise defends title, US gets third gold halfpipe gold

Ferreira stormed past Porteous on his second run. Fellow American Alex Ferreira won silver, coming in just behind Wise in his last run at 96.40. Each Canadian nailed his first run, with Bowman posting an 89.40 and Riddle grabbing 85.40. The 27-year-old gold medalist in snowboard slopestyle in Pyeongchang and four years earlier in Sochi on Thursday added silver medal in big air. In Seoul a few weeks ago, Wise and Ferreira huddled up and chose to get matching tattoos of the logo for the ...

World News Rohingya crisis outcome of social hate: Amnesty
Author: 0 Rohingya crisis outcome of social hate: Amnesty

The report dubbed " The State of the World's Human Rights " covers 159 countries and says there are no global leaders in the modern world who could become passionate proponents of human rights protection. The regressive approach to human rights adopted by a number of world leaders has, however, inspired new waves of social activism and protest, Amnesty said, highlighting the example of the Women's March in January a year ago, which began in the U.S.

World News Larger bench to hear land sale case today
Author: 0 Larger bench to hear land sale case today

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. On Wednesday, Justice Joseph observed it was his "painful concern" that "if this court is to remain as one, it should be one and you have to make it one".

World News Kuwait invites Philippines leader to visit amid tensions
Author: 0 Kuwait invites Philippines leader to visit amid tensions

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Cayetano said Kuwait had vowed to resolve the Filipino maid's death and agreed to discuss measures for Filipinos to complain about abuse and labour concerns to the government. Labour officials are due to conduct negotiations with Kuwait next week with the intention of finalising an agreement to protect the rights of Filipino workers in the country.

World News Barnaby Joyce harassment allegation 'very serious'
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce harassment allegation 'very serious'

Mr O'Dowd openly praised the leadership skills of Veterans' Affairs Minister and potential challenger Michael McCormack on the weekend, telling The Observer Mr McCormack was "very statesmanlike" and "would make a good leader in his own right".

World News Students across South Florida stage walk-outs to protest gun laws
Author: 0 Students across South Florida stage walk-outs to protest gun laws

They told the 500 students and parents waiting for them that they were fighting to protect all students. What we need is action because people are losing their lives. Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, died in last week's attack - the second-deadliest shooting at a U.S. public school - said: "We, as a country, failed our children".

World News Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe
Author: 0 Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe

It was alleged staff used prostitutes while working in the country in the aftermath of the January 2010 quake. The minister said Oxfam Great Britain had "deliberately omitted" to alert Haitian authorities about the alleged misconduct, thereby allowing perpetrators to escape justice.

World News The Netherlands recognizes Armenian Genocide
Author: 0 The Netherlands recognizes Armenian Genocide

According to her, the cabinet wants to be cautious about applying the concept of genocide to the past. Kaag said the cabinet would "continue to exercise restraint" with respect to the politically sensitive issue. It also agreed to send a cabinet representative to Yerevan in April for the commemorations of the killings and every five years afterwards. Dozens of countries have recognized the mass killings as genocide, including almost half of the member states of the European Union.

World News High school shooting survivors descend on state's capital
Author: 0 High school shooting survivors descend on state's capital

She said that these lawmakers are at fault for the next person who is killed by an automatic weapon, like the one that the shooter used at her school. Those young people urged the President and Congress to work together to find a solution to the epidemic of gun violence in America. A politician sits.

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