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Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'

Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers' Reform to gun laws is heavily opposed by the powerful gun lobby, the National Rifle Association (NRA), which has spent millions in funding presidential and congressional campaigns. While speaking to students, parents, and teachers this week, Donald Trump vowed to take action to better protect country's children from gun violence. [Full Article...]

US Embassy In Montenegro Attacked With Two Bomb Explosions, 1 Attacker Dead

US Embassy In Montenegro Attacked With Two Bomb Explosions, 1 Attacker Dead Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein said the grenade appeared to have gone off as it was thrown into the air, and the man was found dead 100 feet from the embassy's wall. State Department said embassy officials were working with police to identify the assailant and was working internally to confirm all staff are safe. According to witnesses on the scene, the authorities quickly reported to t... [Full Article...]

Officer shot, killed in Prince George's County, sources confirm

Officer shot, killed in Prince George's County, sources confirm Two officers involved in the confrontation with that suspect, the police chief said. When officers responded, the woman gave the description of the auto her husband was driving, which led police on a chase. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said his sadness over Ramzziddin's death is mixed with pride for his willingness to help a member of the community. [Full Article...]

Survivors of Florida school massacre rally for gun ban in state capital

Trump also expressed a desire to strengthen background checks and is reportedly considering raising the age limit to buy certain types of guns. President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to cover "every aspect" of school safety - showing support for arming "adept" teachers or former military officers to prevent or shorten school shootings . [Full Article...]

Trump on redrawn Pennsylvania districts: 'Don't let Dems take elections away'

Trump on redrawn Pennsylvania districts: 'Don't let Dems take elections away' Turzai said that in addition to the legal questions about the court's move to craft its own maps, Republicans also plan to raise the issue of whether Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht should have recused himself from the case because he had campaigned for his seat on the bench by suggesting he would crack down on gerrymandering. [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Unimpressed by Palestinian Temper Tantrum at UN

Trump Admin Unimpressed by Palestinian Temper Tantrum at UN Halley seems to repeat verbatim the Israeli and pro-Israeli lines of people like Daniel Pipes, who has been calling on Palestinians to surrender in order for peace to prevail! In the interim, there should be an end to settlement activities by Israel and the U.S. [Full Article...]

US F-16 dumped 2 fuel tanks near fishermen at Japan lake

US F-16 dumped 2 fuel tanks near fishermen at Japan lake Following the report, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters, "It's a basic rule of flight that aircraft should be operated after safety is thoroughly secured". that they had spotted the fallen objects about 300 meters away from them. Japan's Defense Ministry says external fuel tanks are usually attached underneath the main wing. [Full Article...]

Australia slips in corruption index, ranks as 13th least-corrupt nation

Australia slips in corruption index, ranks as 13th least-corrupt nation While the country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 but with a rank of No. 148 out of 180 countries surveyed - a significant 12 places below where it was the previous year. It explained that majority of countries are moving too slowly in their anti-corruption efforts, saying that many countries have made little to no progress in the last six years. [Full Article...]

Trend of ignoring mother languages by terming them dialect: NCERT prof

Trend of ignoring mother languages by terming them dialect: NCERT prof Keeping this in mind, the United Nations agency introduced International Mother Language Day in 1999, a world-wide annual observance held on February 21 to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism. There will also be a presentation of the Global Education Monitoring Report on Language of instruction and literacy in multilingual contexts. The Awami Nation... [Full Article...]

Florida rejects gun bill after massacre

Florida rejects gun bill after massacre Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and other students from Broward County , Fla., high schools listen to Sen. A large crowd of students could be seen gathering outside the school around 12:15 p.m. WAMU public radio reporter Mikaela Lefrak followed along as organizers read the names of the Florida shooting victims. According to the Miami Herald , first baseman Justin ... [Full Article...]

At least 36 killed after bus veers off cliff in Peru

At least 36 killed after bus veers off cliff in Peru Six people survived the fall, including Maximo Jimenez Vilcayaure, who leaped out of a window just before the bus plunged off the cliff. The bus fell about 80 meters onto a river bank. The cause of the accident has yet to be verified. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the governor of Arequipa , Yamila Osorio, broadcast Internet messages in which they lamented the tragedy and expressed condole... [Full Article...]

Met Police lose John Worboys' victims compensation case

Met Police lose John Worboys' victims compensation case Referring to the police, she said: "Had you done your job properly, there wouldn't be 105 victims, there would be one". Mr Petherbridge said: "I do accept that in times of cutbacks police can not do anything they want to do but a lot of the cases I'm instructed in money isn't the whole picture". [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent USA residents

Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent USA residents Those questions grew sharper last month, when the president proposed ending the decades-long ability of U.S. citizens to sponsor their parents and siblings for legal residency in the United States . The Knavses are now awaiting scheduling for their swearing-in ceremony, according to a person with knowledge of the parents' immigration filings. Trump's new proposal would only allow immigrants to ... [Full Article...]

Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos tops best beach list

Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos tops best beach list Beaches were ranked according to the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings on TripAdvisor over the past year. ITALY, Spain, Greece, France. So if you're still stick for some holiday inspiration this year - read on to find out where Europe's top ten beaches are. "The Caribbean and Florida stake claims as the most decorated on the world and US lists respectively". [Full Article...]

Freezing rain, snow coming to Sioux City Thursday

Freezing rain, snow coming to Sioux City Thursday The heaviest amounts will likely be over the Coast Range, where 1 to 3 inches appears likely, while in the Lower Columbia and Willamette Valleys the best guess is for around 1 inch accumulations. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Up to 1 inch of new snow is possible. East southeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

No Russian-Trump collusion

No Russian-Trump collusion As the indictment by Robert Mueller states, the interference by the Kremlin was aimed at the creation of discord in the American political system which means offering support for the Trump presidential bid as a way of disorienting every aspect of the U.S. [Full Article...]

School Shooting Survivors To Meet At White House

Trump directed the Justice Department to draft a ban on devices known as “bump stocks, ” molded pieces of plastic or metal that can attach to a legal semiautomatic gun and allow it to fire up to 100 rounds in seven seconds, similar to an illegal machine gun. [Full Article...]

Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events President Rodrigo Duterte was listed as a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia in the 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. He noted other cause-oriented groups use the same media platform to advance their agenda. "This latest intelligence assessment is a classic case in point", Roque said. [Full Article...]

North Korea pulls out meeting with Mike Pence

North Korea pulls out meeting with Mike Pence The Washington Post first reported that Pence had fully meant to sit down with the North Koreans at the Olympics , including Kim Yo Jong , the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam , the regime's nominal head of state. [Full Article...]

Trump is reportedly mulling raising the age limit for purchasing guns

Trump is reportedly mulling raising the age limit for purchasing guns The Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead at Majority Stoneman Douglas High School has placed on pressure on NRA-supporting Republicans to finally get tough on assault-style guns. Their " March for Our Lives" is planned March 24 in Washington. "I'm never going to see my kid again", Mr Pollack said. That effort failed in the face of Republican opposition; whether Trump would be on... [Full Article...]


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