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South Korea's Moon puts brakes on hopes for quick talks with North South Korea's Moon puts brakes on hopes for quick talks with North
- February 18, 2018

It took a North Carolinian to score Korea's first-ever Winter Olympics ice hockey goal. Tensions have long simmered between the two countries following Japan's colonization of the Korean peninsula between 1910 and 1945. South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong (C) as they watch a concert of Pyongyang's Samjiyon Orchestra at a national theatre in Seoul on February 11, 2018. (more...)
Oregon Ducks Look To Right The Ship vs UCLA Bruins Oregon Ducks Look To Right The Ship vs UCLA Bruins
- February 18, 2018

Colorado 76, Washington 56: Alexis Robinson scored 18 points, Kennedy Leonard added 14 points and matched a career-high with 13 assists, and the Buffaloes jumped out with a 12-point first-quarter lead and cruised to a victory over the Huskies. (more...)
Donald Trump Called Out Over Florida Shooting Comments for Not Mentioning Guns Donald Trump Called Out Over Florida Shooting Comments for Not Mentioning Guns
- February 18, 2018

And let's also protect all these other kids". I am advocating for a system where we can keep military-grade weapons off our streets and out of the hands of children. I think that we can always have that debate but if you're going to have the debate about this particular incident, you should know the facts of that incident before you run out and prescribe some law you claim could have prevented it", Rubio said. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation ignored tip informing of Florida shooter's… Federal Bureau of Investigation ignored tip informing of Florida shooter's…
- February 18, 2018

During a funeral Friday for 18-year-old Meadow Pollack, her father looked down at his daughter's plain pine coffin and screamed in anguish as Gov. Rick Scott and 1,000 others sat in Temple K'ol Tikvah. In light of this discovery that FBI failed to act, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that an investigation into FBI procedure will take place, "It is now clear that the warning signs were there and tips to the FBI were missed". (more...)
Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes South and Central Mexico Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes South and Central Mexico
- February 18, 2018

Geological Survey. The officials were surveying the aftermath of the quake that rocked the rural state and Mexico City on Friday evening. Patients and staff remain outside the regional hospital during a powerful natural disaster in Veracruz, Mexico on February 16, 2018. (more...)
Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery, but Chinese authorities provide few details Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery, but Chinese authorities provide few details
- February 18, 2018

Firefighters doused the fire and the relics are intact, the State-run China Daily reported , without providing details. A fire has broken out at a Tibetan Buddhist temple in inland China. Foreign journalists are banned from visiting Tibet except on state-sponsored tours, as Beijing seeks to strictly control the narrative about the region, ranked the second least free territory in the world after Syria by USA think tank Freedom House. (more...)
Florida Gov On Tightening Gun Laws: 'Everything Is On The Table' Florida Gov On Tightening Gun Laws: 'Everything Is On The Table'
- February 18, 2018

It is the deadliest school shooting since 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut in 2012. The state of Florida plans to cover funeral costs for victims of the school shooting , one of several in 2018 alone. (more...)
Survivors of Florida school shooting call for strict gun laws Survivors of Florida school shooting call for strict gun laws
- February 18, 2018

That includes looking at gun control policy in his state, Scott said, which has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation. The officer who detained him, Michael Leonard of the Coconut Creek Police Department, said in an earlier press conference Thursday that he spotted someone matching the description of the shooting suspect in a residential neighborhood in Coral Springs, near the school. (more...)
Florida Gov. Scott: 'We Cannot Continue to Have This Violence'
- February 18, 2018

Offer your prayers, President Trump and U.S. Sen. More: Emma Gonzalez survived the Florida shooting. A chant started up among those gathered: "Shame on you!" It just took time , and counseling. David Hogg, a senior at the school , has been particularly vocal. "You can stop the guns from getting into these children's hands!" You talk to those people down in Florida who lost their loved ones. (more...)
Russian meddling in U.S. election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser Russian meddling in U.S. election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser
- February 18, 2018

In a tweet today, president Trump stated that there was a lack of allegations in today's indictment of any impact on the 2016 presidential election and highlighted his campaign's lack of involvement. President Donald Trump seized on Rosenstein's comments to declare that the indictments provided evidence that his campaign did not collude with the Kremlin. (more...)
Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election
- February 18, 2018

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, and advocating for Sen. Prosecutors say some Russian employees of the troll farm were chastised in September 2016 when they had a "low number of posts dedicated to criticizing Hillary Clinton " and were told it was "imperative to intensify criticizing" the Democratic nominee in future posts. (more...)
Cyclone Gita expected to hit NZ on Tuesday Cyclone Gita expected to hit NZ on Tuesday
- February 18, 2018

The full details of these Severe Weather Watches can be found here. For more information on how to prepare for Cyclone Gita visit here . While it has been downgraded to a category two cyclone, a "huge amount" of wind and rain will be coming, WeatherWatch's Philip Duncan said on Saturday. (more...)
Fla. governor demands Federal Bureau of Investigation director to resign after bungling tip on shooter Fla. governor demands Federal Bureau of Investigation director to resign after bungling tip on shooter
- February 18, 2018

He encouraged the reporter to contact a third person who, they said , was both a former schoolmate of Cruz and a fellow ROF member. "An apology will never bring these 17 Floridians back to life or comfort the families who are in pain". Sheriff Israel said: "If a person is predisposed to commit such a horrific event by going to a school and shooting people... there's not anybody or not a lot law enforcement can do about it". (more...)
Florida school shooting: Trump visits victims in hospital, thanks medical staff Florida school shooting: Trump visits victims in hospital, thanks medical staff
- February 18, 2018

A person who was close to Cruz called the FBI's public tip line on January 5 and provided information about Cruz's guns and his erratic behavior, including his expressed desire to kill people and his disturbing social media posts. "He's sad, he's mournful, he's remorseful". Another student from the high school, David Hogg, urged the crowd, "Get out there and vote!" They had no reason to suspect he was planning to carry out an attack, he said. (more...)
FBI Were Warned About Florida High School Shooter Months Before Tragedy FBI Were Warned About Florida High School Shooter Months Before Tragedy
- February 18, 2018

Police say Cruz opened fire with a semi-automatic weapon at Florida high school Wednesday, killing 17 people, injuring 15 and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets. "They asked me if I knew who he was". Robert Lasky, FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Division, confirmed Thursday that the FBI received information a year ago about a YouTube comment. (more...)
What the Numbers Say About Catalent, Inc. (CTLT) and Mylan NV (MYL)
- February 18, 2018

It has underperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Washington Trust Bank decreased its stake in Mylan Nv (MYL) by 98.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Several other research firms have also recently commented on MYL. As per Tuesday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Theresa May says European Union should sign new security treaty with UK Theresa May says European Union should sign new security treaty with UK
- February 18, 2018

Mrs May will tell the security conference the proposed new treaty must be drawn up to allow the partnership to respond swiftly to the world of rapidly evolving threats. The European Commission , led by President Jean-Claude Juncker , and chief negotiator Michel Barnier wanted Britain to agree to a sanctions mechanism throughout the so-called "transition" period which will - assuming a deal is made - run for roughly two years after Britain's formal exit from the EU in 2019. (more...)
Virat Kohli 'very close' to being the greatest ODI batsman: Sourav Ganguly Virat Kohli 'very close' to being the greatest ODI batsman: Sourav Ganguly
- February 18, 2018

India will have quite a few options to choose from as they have a solid bench strength for the shortest format of the game. All eyes will be on Suresh Raina as the seasoned campaigner makes a comeback after a year's absence from the senior team. (more...)
Court gives death sentence to Zainab's killer Court gives death sentence to Zainab's killer
- February 18, 2018

Ali was arrested in January, two weeks after the body of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari was found in a garbage dump in Kasur, about 340 kilometers (210 miles) south of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad . In addition to the verdict, Zainab's family will receive one million Pakistani rupees in compensation by the attacker. Zainab's murder last month sparked outrage across Pakistan , with riots erupting in Kasur as thousands swarmed police stations and set fire to politicians' homes, while ... (more...)
Freak eye injury forces Goffin out in Rotterdam Freak eye injury forces Goffin out in Rotterdam
- February 18, 2018

In an hour and one minute, Dimitrov reached his first final of the year in a manner that was largely clouded by a shocked audience at the stadium. It was an entertaining battle in the first 10 games, Grigor fends off all six break points he faced and he won the opening set with a break in game four. (more...)
Vehicle shot up, rolls over on Hwy. 401 Vehicle shot up, rolls over on Hwy. 401
- February 18, 2018

Schmidt says they have reason to believe the missing vehicle is red, and based on investigation, may have major damage to its front and side, as well as a possible flat tire. The other - possibly a red vehicle that left the area - had significant damage to the front and sides, as it hit the barriers on both sides of the highway. (more...)
Fatherly advice leads to breakout game for Team USA's Ryan Donato Fatherly advice leads to breakout game for Team USA's Ryan Donato
- February 18, 2018

But Granato said he felt good about his team's mood and, after a scoreless second period, he liked the way his players finished the game. GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk were dominating the NHL before Ryan Donato, Troy Terry and Jordan Greenway started playing organized hockey. (more...)
212 arrests made during Los Angeles ICE raids 212 arrests made during Los Angeles ICE raids
- February 18, 2018

The operation was in conjunction with the Pacific Enforcement Response Center (PERC), which helped ICE develop leads. This does not mean that any class of illegal aliens are exempt from enforcement actions. In January, the state's attorney general, Xavier Becerra, warned that businesses could face a $10,000 fine if they violated the new law. This is in addition to notices of inspection issued to 77 businesses in northern California just weeks ago. (more...)
Australian PM bans sex between ministers, staff Australian PM bans sex between ministers, staff
- February 18, 2018

Until we get this issue off the front pages the government's just going to bleed. 'The minister can be the most eligible bachelor or young woman in the country and be absolutely free in terms of who they can have relations with - but if they're a minister in my government they cannot have sexual relations with their staff, ' Mr Turnbull said, according to the publication. (more...)
Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting
- February 18, 2018

On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had received a warning last month that the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz , could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow it up. "We are going to remain focused on bringing renewed energy to making our schools safe and taking a renewed look at giving law enforcement and local authorities the tools they need to deal with individuals struggling with risky mental illness ", Pence said. (more...)

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