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World News Teachers use #ArmMeWith hashtag to reject guns in schools
Author: 0 Teachers use #ArmMeWith hashtag to reject guns in schools

Donald Trump has responded in part, by suggesting that teachers be armed with concealed weapons, an idea that has drawn intense criticism, including from rapper Cardi B . Villalba told the American-Statesman this week he wants to expand the program. Bordeaux, in Austin, Texas, is comfortable with guns. A sign warning visitors that some school staff are armed stands in front of a school entrance.

World News Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding vehicle
Author: 0 Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding vehicle

Police have registered a case and ordered investigations to ascertain the actual reason behind the accident.Deputy inspector general of police (DIG), Muzaffarpur range, Anil Kumar Singh, who was headed to Patna for a crime meeting, returned to Muzafffarpur midway to supervise the rescue operation.

World News Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23
Author: 0 Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23

The notification will be issued on 5th of March and if necessary, polling will take place on 23rd of next month. In January this year, for the first time, the BJP became the single largest party in the Rajya Sabha, pushing the Congress to the second position by one seat: 58 seats as against Congress's 57.

World News Employer of Filipina maid 'found dead in freezer' arrested
Author: 0 Employer of Filipina maid 'found dead in freezer' arrested

But on Friday the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs announced that Nader Essam Assaf had been arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of murder. The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait reported the arrest of Assaf to Manila the same day the chief executive visited the wake of Demefelis and assured her family that the goverment will seek justice for her and other OFWs abused by their employers overseas.

World News Man tied up, thrashed while locals click selfies in Kerala
Author: 0 Man tied up, thrashed while locals click selfies in Kerala

The youth was also publicly tried by the people, who took selfies with him. Police said that further action will be taken after receiving the post-mortem report. "On Thursday night, the mob went to the forest and beat him up". In photographs being shared on social media, Madhu's arms are seen as tied up with what appears to be a lungi he was wearing.

World News An open letter to protesting high-school students
Author: 0 An open letter to protesting high-school students

The CNN town hall, moderated by host Jake Tapper, took place a week after a deadly shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , claimed the lives of 17 students and three staff members. Ted Deutch were present to have what hoped to be a fluid conversation with students and residents of Broward County. A day after the town hall confrontation, Rubio said he is now open to raising age requirements for long gun purchases .

World News NRA honors FCC chair with rifle for repealing 'net neutrality'
Author: 0 NRA honors FCC chair with rifle for repealing 'net neutrality'

For example, San Francisco is now looking for proposals to build an open-access network that would require net neutrality guarantees from any ISP looking to offer services over the city-owned infrastructure. While the filing may feel like the final nail in the coffin, so to speak, the fight for a free and open internet is far from over. "It's now time for Republicans and Democrats, internet service providers, edge providers, and the internet community as a whole to come together and work ...

World News Winter Olympics: S. Korea take team silver in men's speed skating
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: S. Korea take team silver in men's speed skating

In the pursuit, the clock only stops when the final skater has crossed the line and teams usually finish with all three skaters bunched together. Kim and Park also made matters worse in a series of interviews and non-apology apologies. Noh is also the older sister of late short track speed skater Noh Jin-kyu. Christie displayed real grit just to make the race after completing a remarkable return from injury following a weekend smash in the 1,500m semi-finals.

World News Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Are Coming in 'Weeks'
Author: 0 Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Are Coming in 'Weeks'

Mnuchin went on to say that the Treasury Department and the U.S. Coast Guard are "aggressively targeting all illicit avenues used by North Korea to evade sanctions, including taking decisive action to block vessels, shipping companies, and entities across the globe that work on North Korea's behalf".

World News The Second Amendment is archaic, should be repealed
Author: 0 The Second Amendment is archaic, should be repealed

The shall not be infringed part of the Second Amendment was created to prevent anyone from denying the right to bear arms as a part of forming the militias. With or without a well-regulated militia, using the language of the framers to justify individual ownership of weapons that fire not one but hundreds of rounds per minute is a leap too far.

World News New H-1B Visa Rules: TCS, Infosys To Be Hit
Author: 0 New H-1B Visa Rules: TCS, Infosys To Be Hit

To obtain an H-1B visa just got more hard. A substantial variety of American banking, travel and industrial services depend upon on-site IT employees from India to obtain their task done. When H-1B beneficiaries are placed at third-party worksites, the companies must demonstrate that they have specific and non-speculative qualifying assignments in a speciality occupation for that beneficiary for the entire time requested on the petition.

World News Watch it: HBO releases full trailer for 'Paterno'
Author: 0 Watch it: HBO releases full trailer for 'Paterno'

What looks especially promising is that the story dramatizes scenes that news reports didn't provide much information about, such as Paterno's meeting with university officials about the pressure on him to resign and the eventual decision to fire him.

World News PSL's two champions clash in Dubai
Author: 0 PSL's two champions clash in Dubai

With Prime TV as PSL's United Kingdom partner, their official website will be providing full match coverage , regular match highlights and interviews. The Pakistan Super League is being broadcast on Prime TV for Sky subscribers. The word Zalmi is a Pashto language word meaning youth. West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has said he can not wait to return to action for Islamabad United in the third edition of PSL having missed a lot of cricket in the past 12 months.

World News Florida Shooting Town Hall Yields Just One 'Solution' Media Finds Acceptable
Author: 0 Florida Shooting Town Hall Yields Just One 'Solution' Media Finds Acceptable

Whenever a mass shooting occurs, for example, the NRA goes quiet. Marco Rubio anxious aloud that the national debate about gun control might trail off into yet another deadlock. I don't know anybody in the media who likes mass shootings. "Now, there are two Florida statutes", Loesch continued. The gun lobby's outsized influence also was evident in the halls of Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, the massive complex that has hosted CPAC in recent years and where ...

World News Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says
Author: 0 Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says

No classes are held on Fridays on Southeastern's Hammond campus, according to school officials, although students do live on campus in dorms. Gunshots were fired and two people were injured during the confrontation. School officials confirmed that there has not been an incident like this in the past ten years, but they could also not recall ever having a shooting on campus in the school's history.

World News Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman
Author: 0 Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

The school resource officer on duty when a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school found a safe spot outside the building - and did absolutely nothing, officials said Thursday . "What I saw was a deputy arrive at the west side of building 12, take up a position", Israel said of the video . And in Washington D.C., more students are demanding change.

World News Stage set for MP bypolls
Author: 0 Stage set for MP bypolls

The results will be announced on 28 February. The bypolls were necessitated by the death of Congress MLAs Mahendra Singh Kalukheda (Mungaoli) and Ram Singh Yadav (Kolaras). Both Chouhan and Scindia have led hectic campaigns for their parties in these bypolls. Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure free and fair polling with VVPAT (voter verifiable paper audit trail) machines being set up along with EVMs (electronic voting machines).

World News Ivanka Trump Arrives In South Korea For Olympics
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Arrives In South Korea For Olympics

Despite South Korean expectations that Kim Yo-jong and Pence would use the Games as an opportunity for their own diplomacy, the two ignored each other. Like many senior North Korean officials, he is sanctioned by Seoul and Washington over his links to the North's banned nuclear weapons program. But a senior administration official ruled out any possible meeting between Ms Trump and officials from North Korea .

World News Florida town hall: Legislators call for 'common sense' gun solutions
Author: 0 Florida town hall: Legislators call for 'common sense' gun solutions

On The Late Show , Stephen Colbert called Rubio "the real star of the evening", pointing out a clip in which Rubio, attempting to explain why fixing loopholes in the laws of who can purchase assault rifles were hard, said, "once you start looking at how easy it is to get get around it, you would literally have to ban every semi-automatic that's sold in America".

Author: 0 Evacuation order lifted in Brantford

You know, we're not going to order evacuations because people don't normally heed those anyways. Grand River Avenue and other streets could be closed in the future based on momentary conditions, the city warned, while all trails near the river were likely to remain closed for the foreseeable future.

Author: 0 Democrats take gun control demands to suburban House races

Someone painted "Kill the NRA , not our kids" on a billboard after the Florida school shooting and the NRA propaganda machine immediately declared that the government was coming after everyone's guns in clear violation of the 2nd Amendment.

World News Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely acquires $9.2 billion stake in Daimler
Author: 0 Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely acquires $9.2 billion stake in Daimler

Geely has already shown an interest in Western automakers. Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund owned about 6.8 percent of Daimler's shares as September 30, according to Thomson Reuters data. Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans as well as Daimler Trucks & Buses, joins a litany of German luxury automakers getting anchored by big billionaire investors.

World News Iran's c-bank warns of cryptocurrencies, may issue local coin
Author: 0 Iran's c-bank warns of cryptocurrencies, may issue local coin

The announcement comes on the heels of Venezuela's oil-backed " petro " cryptocurrency launch earlier this week . "Our biggest strength is that we have 5 billion barrels of oil worth $300 billion, and the government is ready to answer to obligations at any time", Vargas said .

World News Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel's Russia Probe
Author: 0 Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel's Russia Probe

Gates pleaded guilty to conspiring against the United States and making false statements to the special counsel's office and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Manafort has said he tried to influence Yanukovych to ally with Europe and the West. Gates served on the Trump campaign at the same time that Manafort, Donald Trump Jr.

World News South Sudan children 'forced to watch rape'
Author: 0 South Sudan children 'forced to watch rape'

But the problem is South Sudan's government is unlikely to ever set up the court because its own military allies are thought to be some of the main culprits, reports the BBC's Will Ross. Only a portion of the information in the 58,000 documents and 230 witness statements collected is reflected in the public report but the Commission has already identified eight Lieutenant Generals, seventeen Major Generals, eight Brigadier Generals, five Colonels and three State Governors who may bear ...

World News Trump Says Kelly Will Decide on Kushner's Security Clearance
Author: 0 Trump Says Kelly Will Decide on Kushner's Security Clearance

Trump is looking at firing John Kelly and not filling the job of chief of staff because he likely thinks that he can be his own chief of staff. Its a system where taken months to get security clearance even for people who that do not have the complex financial system.

World News Trump suggests
Author: 0 Trump suggests "bonus" for gun-trained teachers and praises NRA

If Obama further polarized Republicans on the gun issue, Trump - who once said he could back an assault weapons ban in a 2000 book titled "The America We Deserve" - has the conservative credentials that could make him uniquely situated to tackle reforms that were once seen as a unsafe infringement of Second Amendment rights.

World News Perris couple charged with torture of 13 children due in court
Author: 0 Perris couple charged with torture of 13 children due in court

Jack Osborn and Caleb Mason, the two attorneys for the seven adult Turpin children, gave a positive update regarding the status of the 13 children who were enslaved by their parents David and Louise Turpin , reported CBS News . "Our clients need time, space, and privacy while they receive services and begin the hard process of rebuilding their lives", Caleb Mason, an attorney for the siblings, said in a recent statement.