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911 calls released in Florida school shooting

911 calls released in Florida school shooting Seventeen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , on 14 February. Bill Nelson (D), Mr. Scott is feeling the same pressure that was brought to bear on the legislature. "And if anyone's voting against it in there, they have a different agenda than what their community has, which is protecting our kids and making them safe", said Pollack, who lost his 18... [Full Article...]

Shelling puts aid delivery in Ghouta at risk

Shelling puts aid delivery in Ghouta at risk Eastern Ghouta is so close to Damascus that it is possible for rebels to fire mortars into the heart of the capital, which has led to scores of civilian deaths. The Britain-based Observatory, which monitors the Syria war through a network of activists on the ground, also reported that dozens of people from the town of Hammouriyeh in eastern Ghouta staged a demonstration holding Syrian flags and ca... [Full Article...]

Trump says he's working with Australia on tariff exemption

Trump says he's working with Australia on tariff exemption President Donald Trump said Friday that he was working on a security agreement with Australia that would exempt that country from planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The announcement sparked talk of a trade war and fears the Australian mining industry would be placed under even more pressure as it attempts to compete with some of the world's biggest exporters. [Full Article...]

Immigration arrest of mother of 3 in National City raises concerns

Immigration arrest of mother of 3 in National City raises concerns Her daughter, who was transported to a detention center in Chicago, has yet to be released. They also said that Luna had been arrested previously. Video of the woman being pulled from her daughters on March 3 in National City, a San Diego suburb, drew almost 10 million views on Facebook by Friday afternoon. [Full Article...]

ESPN's Predictions For Thursday's ACC Tournament Games

ESPN's Predictions For Thursday's ACC Tournament Games Devon Hall had 14 points as Virginia methodically dismantled a Louisville team desperate for a big upset to augment its NCAA Tournament credentials. It was at that point, however, that the Eagles finally appeared to hit the wall as Clemson ran off 11 of the next 13 points to rebuild a double-digit lead. [Full Article...]

BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets

BAE Systems announces Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets The UK government is responsible for the many children who have been killed and injured as a result of Saudi Arabia's deadly war on Yemen , the Labor Party has said. She is herself a senior figure in the Saudi Sport Authority. "The fact that you can rape, murder, kidnap, bomb schools , bomb clinics with no outcome, speaks I think to the heart of the deeper challenge that we are addressing to... [Full Article...]

China to oppose United States tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

China to oppose United States tariffs on steel, aluminum imports The Chinese commerce ministry criticised Trump for taking unilateral action instead of working through the World Trade Organisation. It has filed a challenge in the WTO against Washington's latest trade measures. "The cost of a trade war will be tremendous and it will make everyone unhappy", Junichi Makino, chief economist at SMBC Nikko Securities in Tokyo, said in a report on Friday. [Full Article...]

Celebrating Oak Bay women on International Women's Day

Celebrating Oak Bay women on International Women's Day Ubah who affirmed that the importance of the existence of women must be recognised at all times, said, "Every year we celebrate women's day with a lot of enthusiasm, joy and fanfare". In observance of International Women's Day (IWD) at UNESCO, two Liberian artists were selected among several others to represent the Contingent of Africa at programs marking the day at the UNESCO headquarters in P... [Full Article...]

Parkland shooting victim plans to sue county, school

Parkland shooting victim plans to sue county, school Talking about the Parkland shooting, she said: "My school children were murdered in their classrooms". "I just can't imagine that Nikolas Cruz can commit such a heinous crime and then as a result we tell, potentially, a 20-year-old single mother living alone that she cannot purchase a firearm to defend herself", Fant said. [Full Article...]

Boucher pleads guilty to federal charge in Paul attack

Boucher pleads guilty to federal charge in Paul attack Rand Paul's attacker has pleaded guilty to assaulting the Senator on the front lawn of his Kentucky home. Paul - who was mowing the lawn at his Bowling Green home at the time of the attack - sustained six broken ribs and later suffered fluid buildup around his lungs. [Full Article...]

Texas Waffle House worker rewarded for act of kindness toward elderly customer

Texas Waffle House worker rewarded for act of kindness toward elderly customer She added that the gentleman had required help because his hands were "not functioning too well". The picture was taken by Laura Wolf , another patron sitting nearby, and then posted on Facebook . On Thursday, the City of La Marque awarded Williams with her own day, and she also received a $16,000 scholarship donated by Texas Southern University - a life-changing gift for a girl who still sa... [Full Article...]

IDF shoots, kills Palestinian preparing to throw Molotov cocktail at troops

IDF shoots, kills Palestinian preparing to throw Molotov cocktail at troops According to al-Jabari's friends, he was shot in the chest despite having "physical and mental limitations". The Israeli army spokesperson told AFP that "A riot had broken out in Hebron and troops fired live rounds towards a main instigator who held a firebomb", adding an investigation had been launched. [Full Article...]

Reports of active shooter at California veterans home

Reports of active shooter at California veterans home Earlier, it emerged the veterans home was on lockdown after reports of shots fired. A shot was reportedly fired. "Law enforcement is at the Yountville Veteran's Home right now following reports of gunfire". California Highway Patrol is on scene. The home is 600 acres (0.9 square miles) in size and is the largest veterans home in California, according to their official website . [Full Article...]

Confused about Labour and Tory policy on Brexit? You're not alone

Confused about Labour and Tory policy on Brexit? You're not alone Labour MEP Catherine Stihler who has backed Scottish Labour for the Single Market group alongside Ms Dugdale and Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray said it would be "disappointing" if delegates were not given their say and said:"We are a democratic party and should be having a debate". [Full Article...]

WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time

WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time Teachers at Chamberlain Elementary School in the Charleston suburb of Kanawha City stood in front of their school and greeted arriving students while holding signs, reading, "We missed you" and "Nice to be together again". The governor also sent a letter to Steven Paine, the state superintendent of schools, asking for "flexibility" in the 180-day school requirement so that students and teachers wo... [Full Article...]

White North Carolina Officer Charged After Beating Black Man In Jaywalking Stop

White North Carolina Officer Charged After Beating Black Man In Jaywalking Stop The FBI has launched an investigation into the incident. In particular, it was the investigation into Hickman, who's white, that was brought up the most. "I beat the s- out of his head". "I can't breathe, I can't breathe", Rush says. Rush was arrested on suspicion of trespassing, impeding traffic and resisting a public officer. [Full Article...]

Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed

Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed After the twelve week limit, abortions will be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, or where there's a risk to the life, health or mental health of the mother. The government approved the referendum bill in Dublin on Thursday , coinciding with International Woman's Day. The standard European approach to the lawfulness of abortion is to make access to abortion legal, at least in early ... [Full Article...]

How Kim Jong Un shifted from ruthless leader to potential peacemaker

How Kim Jong Un shifted from ruthless leader to potential peacemaker The stunning announcement was just made just outside the White House by top officials from South Korea , who came to Washington with the message from the North. "We welcome this positive signal by the United States and North Korea in having direct dialogue", foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump slaps tariffs on metals but open to relief for allies

Trump slaps tariffs on metals but open to relief for allies Malmstroem said the real cause of the problem is an oversupply on global markets, and she rejected Trump's assertion that the tariffs are needed to protect US national security , especially when most European Union countries are members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. [Full Article...]

South Korean actor Jo Min-ki found dead after sexual assault accusations

South Korean actor Jo Min-ki found dead after sexual assault accusations The actor initially denied the claims, but later issued an apology. Allegations of sexual assault against a rising star in the ruling Democratic Party , leveled by an aide in a dramatic television interview earlier this week marked a new high for the #MeToo movement in South Korea . [Full Article...]


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