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Cooler weather Friday in Oklahoma, then warm again by Monday Cooler weather Friday in Oklahoma, then warm again by Monday
- February 18, 2018

Morning clouds on Thursday will once again thin out. Each day next week will likely feature partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered showers possible each day. The high on Friday and Saturday will be in the mid 30s, and the low both days will be in the 20s. A quick moving storm passing to our south will bring a shot of snow to the area Saturday evening into Sunday morning. (more...)
Now we know for sure: The Russia story is not a 'hoax' Now we know for sure: The Russia story is not a 'hoax'
- February 18, 2018

The Justice Department on Friday indicted three Russian companies and 13 individuals for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election , and the man who should be most upset is Donald J. The campaign began in 2014, according to the prosecutors, when three of the Russian conspirators visited 10 states to collect intelligence about U.S. (more...)
Manhunt for Akron native accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old Manhunt for Akron native accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old
- February 18, 2018

According to Akron police, officers were called to a home in the 900 block of Mercer Avenue at around 10:30 p.m. Police have not identified the girl but have said that the shooting occurred late Friday night when the children's mother pulled in front of a home to obtain belongings and then proceeded to break windows when nobody answered the door. (more...)
Boy and grandfather die after train hits their auto at level crossing Boy and grandfather die after train hits their auto at level crossing
- February 18, 2018

A 15-year-old boy and 72-year-old man sadly died in the collision, the spokesman said. The tragedy happened just before 9am today in Horsham, West Sussex. Officers are now working to identify them and inform their family. "I would like to thank the community in Barns Green for their support and patience". (more...)
Scandal-scarred Oxfam scratched from list of charities receiving UK funding Scandal-scarred Oxfam scratched from list of charities receiving UK funding
- February 18, 2018

She added that the Government "reserves the right to take whatever decisions about present or future funding to Oxfam, and any other organisation, that we deem necessary". "I struggle to understand it". "You think: 'My God, there's something going on there'". She added: "In light of these allegations, we will be reviewing our association with Oxfam as a participant volunteering provider". (more...)
City lobbies for mutual access deal after Brexit City lobbies for mutual access deal after Brexit
- February 18, 2018

Mrs May spoke to the European security forum a day after she met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to discuss the future economic ties between Britain and the EU. Indeed, without such cooperation, criminals and terrorists would benefit, she implied. These countries are concerned about the threat of a No Deal Brexit , which will cause a huge black hole in the European Union budget and disrupt their trade. (more...)
Students in our area memorialize victims of Florida school shooting
- February 18, 2018

But as Trump arrived in Florida, some of the parents, survivors and others affected by the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School said they were more interested in firm action to prevent future assaults than a presidential visit. (more...)
Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Panel Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Panel
- February 18, 2018

But days later, he appointed the Church's most experienced sexual abuse investigator to look into the accusations that Bishop Juan Barros had covered up crimes against minors. "For the first time I felt that someone is listening", Cruz said after the meeting at the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Manhattan. Francis has been under fire for remarks he made last month in Chile. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation under scrutiny after failing to investigate tips on Florida shooter Federal Bureau of Investigation under scrutiny after failing to investigate tips on Florida shooter
- February 18, 2018

However, these protocols were not followed. Earlier this week, Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 people at a South Florida high school with a legally purchased AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. At a later funeral for 18-year-old Meadow Pollack, her father's angered boiled over. "Please pray that this horrific tragedy never happens to another family". (more...)
Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market
- February 18, 2018

The Tashan Kifi is an informal market which serves as an eatery, market and also hang-out for residents". He added that those who lost their lives and people in critical condition have been moved to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and Maiduguri General hospital. (more...)
Heavy Snow Possible Saturday Night, Weather Service Says Heavy Snow Possible Saturday Night, Weather Service Says
- February 18, 2018

Southern Ocean County, parkway west to a line from Egg Harbor City to Maurice River to Downe Township: Rain/snow or snow will go to all rain by midnight. Similarly, Philadelphia has only managed 0.7 inches of snow since January 4, spread among three separate days. Some areas will see accumulation. With temperatures at times hovering around freezing on Monday and Tuesday , all sorts of precipitation could come, including freezing rain, sleet or snow, so residents are advised to keep up ... (more...)
Sth Korea region eyes Asian bid with North Sth Korea region eyes Asian bid with North
- February 18, 2018

The war games are scheduled to begin in April, but South Korean daily Hankyoreh reported the government is considering proposing to reduce their scale and duration. As seen from harsh remarks such as that it is "a waste of time trying to negotiate with North Korea", to such a flexible stance as expressing his willingness to hold talks with North Korea "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances", the wavering in his stance is conspicuous. (more...)
President Trump to meet in Florida with 'bravest people' President Trump to meet in Florida with 'bravest people'
- February 18, 2018

I'll take all the criticism and attacks from everyone because you know what? "What a great job you've done, and we appreciate it very much", Trump said. A weeping 19-year-old Tyra Hemans held posters Thursday of her dead friends, along with one that said "ENOUGH NO GUNS #GunReformNow". He was forced to surrender his guns for a year. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up During Emotional Speech About Parkland School Shooting Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up During Emotional Speech About Parkland School Shooting
- February 18, 2018

Trump is still planning a separate trip to Florida to meet with families and local officials in Parkland. I sat there and watched my friend's face get blown off.' Her friend said that she was underneath someone else who bled out, who died on top of her. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting
- February 18, 2018

In September, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was alerted to a message posted on YouTube, in which a user named Nikolas Cruz vowed: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, 14, was shot during Wednesday's school shooting. Cruz was ordered held without bond Thursday. Among the speakers at the evening event were Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who attended Stoneman Douglas High School and graduated in 2007. (more...)
Korea edged out by Czech Republic in Olympic men's hockey debut
- February 18, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in's patient personality and leadership style may make him the ideal intermediary between the United States and North Korea after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the March Paralympics, a South Korean author and psychiatrist told UPI. (more...)
Russian Ex-Ambassador in US Kislyak Calls Allegations of Meddling 'Fantasies' Russian Ex-Ambassador in US Kislyak Calls Allegations of Meddling 'Fantasies'
- February 18, 2018

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Munich attendees about the United States charges: "So as long as we don't see facts, everything else is blabber". The indictment marks the first criminal charges against Russians believed to have secretly worked to influence the outcome. Russia's former ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, similarly dismissed the detailed allegations contained in the indictment as " simply fantasies ". (more...)
Russian foreign minister dismisses US election indictment Russian foreign minister dismisses US election indictment
- February 18, 2018

Russian Federation has dismissed the indictments of 13 of its citizens in the USA for allegedly interfering in last year's American presidential election as "blabber". "So whatever allegations are being mounted against us are simply fantasies that are being used for political reasons inside the United States in the fight between different sides of the political divide". (more...)
What does a united Korea in Olympics mean? What does a united Korea in Olympics mean?
- February 18, 2018

The first show took place at the Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, on February 9, as part of a pre-opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics . Salerno seemed a little more doubtful about any real impact from the merging. "First night in the Olympics". "I think they would have been surprised by facilities themselves", says Incheon resident Yang Yu-jin, 22. (more...)
Tremors felt across United Kingdom after 4.4 earthquakes hits Tremors felt across United Kingdom after 4.4 earthquakes hits
- February 18, 2018

It is the biggest natural disaster to hit the United Kingdom in 10 years after a 5.2 quake was recorded in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire on February 27, 2008. I lived in Greece and experienced loads there but never expected one in the southwest of England". PEOPLE across Wiltshire have felt the aftershocks of an quake which hit a welsh town this afternoon. (more...)
Florida sixth-grader arrested for threatening to shoot up school in note Florida sixth-grader arrested for threatening to shoot up school in note
- February 18, 2018

I will bring the gun Feb, 16, 18. "Be prepared ****!" the note warned. She claimed in a written confession that she was made to put the note under the door by another girl, who said she would get her friend to fight her if she did not. Davie, Fla., police haven't released the video. Cruz, who attended the high school before being expelled previous year, is being held without bond at Broward County Jail . (more...)
Family demands public execution of Zainab's murderer Family demands public execution of Zainab's murderer
- February 18, 2018

Ehtesham Qadir, the public prosecutor, said while Imran has the right to appeal, the verdict can not be challenged since Imran confessed to eight similar attacks, including Zainab's. The trial was conducted in the prison for security reasons. The court also took DNA and polygraph tests into consideration before handing out the judgment. (more...)
Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border
- February 18, 2018

All four were evacuated for medical treatment. In response, he said, the military struck six targets in Gaza including a weapons manufacturing site and an underground tunnel for militants being built in the direction of Israel . Saturday's incident comes amid rising warnings of a brewing humanitarian disaster in Gaza that Israel fears could spill over into violence. Israel, however, has begun to soften its line of late, appealing for global aid, and may be less inclined to strike hard ... (more...)
Roseville Native Hailed A Hero For Helping Kids Escape Florida School Shooter Roseville Native Hailed A Hero For Helping Kids Escape Florida School Shooter
- February 18, 2018

An Indian origin teacher used a basic technique to block the way of the assailant who opened indiscriminate fire at the students trapped inside the Florida school where 17 people were reported dead. Hours later, he elaborated: "Andrea left her phone in her classroom and cannot get to it but she is safe and with me at home". But a parent of one of Viswanathan's students told The Sun Sentinel that she did everything she could to make sure that her classroom remained safe. (more...)
U.S. shooting survivors advocate new gun law U.S. shooting survivors advocate new gun law
- February 18, 2018

This visceral record of the horrifying events of February 14 is helping motivate a new conversation about gun control. In the coming days and weeks, we'll learn why this one slipped through the cracks. Safety. Peace of mind. But he offered an effective and sometimes moving homily, seeking to bring people together - even if he could not make sense of the carnage. (more...)

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