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Trump motorcade driver detained by Secret Service after gun discovered
- February 20, 2018

The man, who was not identified, told authorities that he forgot to leave the personal firearm in his personal vehicle before entering the van that was to be part of Mr. He and the other drivers were not allowed to drive the vans on to the club grounds. According to reporters at the scene, the incident took place about one hour before the President's motorcade left the Mar-a-Lago resort for Trump International Golf Club at 8:55 a.m. (more...)
Trump debuts in last place in political scientists' Trump debuts in last place in political scientists' "Presidential Greatness Rankings"
- February 20, 2018

In their last survey in 2014, Obama was rated 18th, meaning he moved up 10 spots in four years. " James Buchanan , who was in charge of the country when the United States slid into civil war, lost its position of worst President the current President Trump ", - says the publication. (more...)
Volcano in Indonesia shoots 5km tower of ash into the sky Volcano in Indonesia shoots 5km tower of ash into the sky
- February 20, 2018

The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin, Australia, has issued a "red notice" - the highest warning - to airline companies. School children look up at the Mount Sinabung ash plume. Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra spewed huge plums of smoke after it erupted on Wednesday afternoon. So far, no casualty has been reported. (more...)
Read: 37-Page Indictment of Russians Interfering with US Elections Read: 37-Page Indictment of Russians Interfering with US Elections
- February 20, 2018

Despite the unanimous verdict of his intelligence chiefs that Russian Federation is still at it, President Trump continues to refuse to provide any guidance or over-all leadership on safeguarding our elections. Asked about the indictments Saturday at the Munich Security Conference, Sergey Lavrov replied: "I have no response". Harbath did not disclose when the Facebook will start using the postcards, but said they would be in use before thie year's mid-term congressional elections in ... (more...)
Players embrace more competitive NBA All-Star Game Players embrace more competitive NBA All-Star Game
- February 20, 2018

Despite their very messy separation in Cleveland over the summer, James and Irving were teammates Sunday in the All-Star Game (by LeBron's choice) and were acting real chummy in the lead-up to their first night on the same squad since the 2017 NBA Finals. (more...)
Israeli police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge
- February 20, 2018

The case against Sara Netanyahu, known as the PM Residency Case, dealt with unauthorized actions taken by her in regard to using public funds meant for the maintenance of the PM home for her own advantage. Police alleged that Netanyahu worked with Arnon Milchan, a well-known Israeli-born Hollywood producer to arrange a USA visa, lessen the billionaire's tax burden, assist with business ventures, and intervene in the media market on Milchan's behalf. (more...)
Trooper wounded in DPS-involved shooting East of SA Trooper wounded in DPS-involved shooting East of SA
- February 20, 2018

The state trooper was able to stop Montelongo. Shortly after, the Trooper discovered several large cardboard boxes containing marijuana in the rear of the vehicle and 17 grams of hashish in luggage. The suspect gave a fake name, prompting the trooper to arrest him. "The suspect was then shot by another trooper". A DPS helicopter was able to locate Montelongo in Bexar County near Graytown Road and Interstate 10. (more...)
Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record
- February 20, 2018

However that time was not ratified because the meet was not using electronic starting blocks. "I just wanted to be the first to get to the finish line". Coleman's time was 0.05sec lesser than the existing world indoor record that was set by Maurice Greene in Madrid, Spain in 1998. Another World Record could be on the cards there too. (more...)
Lucky Charms joins unicorn craze with first new marshmallow in 10 years Lucky Charms joins unicorn craze with first new marshmallow in 10 years
- February 20, 2018

The emoji of choice? General Mills has introduced a new and permanent marshmallow to its Lucky Charms cereals - magical unicorns. The new unicorn charms have already begun to appear in boxes of original and chocolate Lucky Charms cereals and will be available more widely at major U.S. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Big pattern change means a big opportunity for rain NBC5 Forecast: Big pattern change means a big opportunity for rain
- February 20, 2018

Winds NW 10-20, gusting up to 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy. Another round of rain and storms is on tap for Tuesday and could have a significant impact on the Tuesday morning commute! Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. (more...)
Vijay Hazare 50-over Tournament schedule for quarter-final Vijay Hazare 50-over Tournament schedule for quarter-final
- February 20, 2018

The 36-year-old's return will not only bolster Delhi's batting, but it will also aptly complement the plethora of young batsmen in their line-up such as Unmukt Chand, Hiten Dalal, Rishabh Pant and Nitish Rana. Mumbai will be fortified by the inclusion of Shreyas Iyer , fresh off the One-Day International series against South Africa. Rahul Tripathi (C), Ankit Bawne, Satyajeet Bachhav, Pradeep Dadhe, Nikit Dhumal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Divyang Himganekar, Atharva Kale, Shamshuzama Kazi, ... (more...)
Maharashtra man strangulates Facebook friend for refusing sex Maharashtra man strangulates Facebook friend for refusing sex
- February 20, 2018

The victim, who has been identified as Ankita More, met Nirgude on Facebook a few months ago. The accused, Haridas Nirgude, confessed to strangling her because she refused to have sex with him in his apartment in the city's Nalasopara locality on Sunday, according to The Times of India . (more...)
1/4Ranbir Kapoor rides a scooty in Bhendi Bazar street, goes unnoticed 1/4Ranbir Kapoor rides a scooty in Bhendi Bazar street, goes unnoticed
- February 20, 2018

Meanwhile, actor Hussain Dalal who is also a part of Brahmastra too shared a photo on Instagram which dates back to the time when he and Ranbir visited Bhendi Bazaar for the film's recce. Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra is much in the news . Helmed by Ayan Mukerji, the fantasy adventure is produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions. (more...)
After US Indictments, Russia Denies Election Meddling After US Indictments, Russia Denies Election Meddling
- February 20, 2018

Trump was also critical of H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser, who said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of Russian interference in the election. "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election". On Sunday, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam, Schiff, told CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union " that the Obama administration "should have done more " when it learned of Russian meddling. (more...)
Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner
- February 20, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who was the featured Democratic speaker at last year's clambake, sang "Don't Take My Medicare Away" in a skit, and noted Trump "has appointed so many people from Goldman Sachs to his Cabinet that there's no one left there to listen to Hillary's speeches". (more...)
Baby found dead inside trash can in Queens Baby found dead inside trash can in Queens
- February 20, 2018

A woman passing by who smelled a foul odor found the baby's corpse in a trash can on a basketball court in Dutch Kills Playground near 36th Ave. and Crescent St.in Astoria about 10:45 a.m., cops said. Medics rushed the child to NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead. New York's medical examiner will conduct an autopsy find out the exact reason the baby died. (more...)
Police investigate threat at St. Joseph High School Police investigate threat at St. Joseph High School
- February 20, 2018

Western Heights Public Schools said it received a threat involving its middle school Thursday from a student not at the campus. Woods said Steven Goss, Keys High School principal, brought the student into the office after the threat was reported. (more...)
Imran Khan weds healer Bushra Wattoo and sparks row over his character Imran Khan weds healer Bushra Wattoo and sparks row over his character
- February 20, 2018

Opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed and other PTI legislators Dr Murad Rass, Nabila Hakim Ali Khan and others also reacted strongly to the minister's answer saying that he was clearly targeting their party chief Imran Khan , who had recently entered wedlock for the third time. (more...)
Students stage 'lie-in' outside White House to demand gun control
- February 20, 2018

The 17 students who laid on the ground - arms crossed on their chests and American flags across their bodies - were joined by what appeared to be almost 100 other young people and supporters on the ground with them. "This man is a distraction". A 16-year-old girl from River Bend High School in Virginia said, "The shooting offended me because it just keeps happening, and Donald Trump and Congress aren't doing anything about it". (more...)
Woman arrested in United Kingdom after 'abusive note' left on ambulance Woman arrested in United Kingdom after 'abusive note' left on ambulance
- February 20, 2018

Among a string of subsequent posts from Twitter users criticising the note-writer was one which said: 'They probably had to write van because they were unable to spell ambulance'. We chose to take action after seeing details reported on Twitter. She went on to tweet to a number of police accounts asking them, "Is there anything that can be done about this?" "We don't block roads for the sake of it". (more...)
Rubbish dump collapse kills 17 people, bury homes in Mozambique Rubbish dump collapse kills 17 people, bury homes in Mozambique
- February 20, 2018

Families living close to the site have fled their homes fearing another collapse. A search for additional victims continued at the Hulene garbage dump on the outskirts of Maputo , and authorities feared they'd find more bodies. Leonilde Pelembe, the spokesperson of Mozambique National Service of Public Safety, said emergency workers in the city were combing through the garbage in search of missing people. (more...)
Florida governor after school shooting: 'The violence has to stop' Florida governor after school shooting: 'The violence has to stop'
- February 20, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Rob Lasky says the FBI investigated a 2017 YouTube comment that said "I'm going to be a professional school shooter"; but the agency couldn't identify the person making the comment. It's not one thing. The accused 19-year-old shooter, Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., had a history of mental health treatment . (more...)
Gun owners destroy rifles after Florida massacre as #OneLess campaign goes viral Gun owners destroy rifles after Florida massacre as #OneLess campaign goes viral
- February 20, 2018

Pappalardo recalls that, after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that killed 20 young children and six adults, he told his wife, "I'd gladly give this gun up if it would save the life of just one child". "I guess my words were just empty words in the spur of the moment", he said. But ultimately it's a gun like this one that takes away peoples' lives. (more...)
German Social Democrats Launch Make-Or-Break Vote On Coalition Deal German Social Democrats Launch Make-Or-Break Vote On Coalition Deal
- February 20, 2018

Still, Merkel's fourth term is widely seen as her last, and generally "Mutti", or "mother", as she is popularly known is well-regarded. She had to make painful concessions to the SPD to break months of political deadlock after an inconclusive election on September 24. (more...)
Maldives emergency setback to India Maldives emergency setback to India
- February 20, 2018

Opposition lawmakers boycotted the "special" sitting. On February 2, the Maldivian Supreme Court acquitted former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed , former Maldivian Vice President Ahmed Adeeb and ordered the reinstatement of the 12 other parliamentary members. (more...)

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