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Should kids who cut class for gun protests face punishment? Should kids who cut class for gun protests face punishment?
- February 24, 2018

He says school officials are also increasing supervision and security at sporting events held within the school. The Women's March Youth EMPOWER organization is calling for students , teachers and other supports to take part in a nationwide school walkout for 17 minutes on March 14 at 10 a.m. (more...)
Schools ask middle, high school students to leave backpacks home Schools ask middle, high school students to leave backpacks home
- February 24, 2018

These protocols are reviewed routinely to promote coordination and consistency. "Members of the school board inquired about the needs of the district as well as individual school needs and discussed options for how those needs could be met. (more...)
Monitoring for storms early Sunday morning Monitoring for storms early Sunday morning
- February 24, 2018

In addition to the severe weather threat we will see a high likelihood of flash flooding due to our heavy rainfall throughout the week. We may see a few showers and isolated thunderstorms during this time frame, but the severe weather threat is low through early Saturday morning. (more...)
MWC 2018: What smartphones to expect from Samsung, Nokia, Xiaomi and more MWC 2018: What smartphones to expect from Samsung, Nokia, Xiaomi and more
- February 24, 2018

The report does point out that the device might not make its way to China as the number is considered unlucky. The HMD Global launched Android-powered Nokia smartphones , offering pure Android experience without any customized UI on top. (more...)
Top Programs Implicated in Federal Investigation Top Programs Implicated in Federal Investigation
- February 24, 2018

According to emails from July of 2016 obtained by Yahoo from Christian Dawkins , an associate at sports agency ASM, Dawkins reached out to Martin about encouraging OG Anunoby and Thomas Bryant to sign with the agency when they left IU for the National Basketball Association. (more...)
IL governor demonstrates diversity by drinking chocolate milk IL governor demonstrates diversity by drinking chocolate milk
- February 24, 2018

Stoudemire continued, before squeezing a generous amount of chocolate syrup into the milk. During a presentation about diversity in the workplace during a Black History Month event, Rauner was joined by Tyronne Stoudemire , Hyatt Hotel's vice president of global diversity, on the stage at Chicago's James R. (more...)
Late-Night Hosts Tease Marco Rubio for Performance at CNN's Town Hall Late-Night Hosts Tease Marco Rubio for Performance at CNN's Town Hall
- February 24, 2018

The president did not immediately offer more details . They wanted a clear directive that guarantees children won't ever fear being murdered in their school's halls. Before responding , Loesch commended González for being so outspoken about gun control . "I am angry", said Douglas freshman Haleigh Gross. "Think of how far you all could go as a result of voicing your beliefs". (more...)
MS town bans pride parade despite overwhelming support MS town bans pride parade despite overwhelming support
- February 24, 2018

But two members of the public spoke against the parade, imploring the aldermen not to allow sin to be celebrated in Starkville's streets. "It sends a message that we are not the inclusive community that I believe us to be". However, the university plans to evaluate any requests with the same criteria as all organization requests. Mayor Lynn Spruill, who has expressed sympathy for Starkville Pride's cause, also spoke in favor of the parade. (more...)
AGs refile challenge to net neutrality repeal AGs refile challenge to net neutrality repeal
- February 24, 2018

Today, the FCC's so-called " Restoring Internet Freedom Order ", which repealed the net neutrality protections the FCC had previously created with the 2015 Open Internet Order, has been officially published. As it now stands net neutrality ensures that internet providers won't be able to block or limit access to content by offering paid workarounds. Customers of streaming services like Netflix could see their subscription fees rise if the company chooses to pay more . (more...)
Woman molestation: Man arrested for forcibly kissing girl at Mumbai station Woman molestation: Man arrested for forcibly kissing girl at Mumbai station
- February 24, 2018

The incident took place on a railway station platform. When the team saw the accused suspiciously hanging around the station premises after molesting the woman, constables were rushed to the spot. The Ghansoli resident was subsequently handed over to Vashi GRP for further action. Meanwhile, RPF staff earned praise from higher-ups for their quick action. (more...)
Armed Florida School Cop 'Never Went In' During Shooting Rampage: Sheriff Armed Florida School Cop 'Never Went In' During Shooting Rampage: Sheriff
- February 24, 2018

But Bell added that as first responders they're trained to go into active shooting situations so if they don't, it should be viewed as a failure. Trump made the comments before speaking to the Conservative Political Action Committee in National Harbor, Md., where he reiterated his proposal to arm teachers , coaches and staff members who have experience with firearms either through military or law enforcement experience. (more...)
US medal total at Olympics well short of USOC projections US medal total at Olympics well short of USOC projections
- February 24, 2018

Osmond, 22, who nearly quit skating after breaking her leg in a training accident in 2014, nailed her long program, landing seven triples jumps. "I'm just honored to be with her". She complained of boot problems on Instagram before her free skate, where she fell on a triple loop among five jumping passes that received negative grades of execution. (more...)
Teen girl arrested in Cullman Co. for making terroristic threats against school Teen girl arrested in Cullman Co. for making terroristic threats against school
- February 24, 2018

Wilson's arrest comes after several threats made against central Alabama schools were investigated by authorities. And I talked to him and his family this morning and he thought-he'd seen other stuff like it on Facebook and other places; and he thought he'd go on there and try to be amusing. (more...)
Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea
- February 24, 2018

Her visit coincides with that of a sanctioned North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol , blamed for the deadly 2010 sinking of a South Korean Navy ship that killed 46 sailors. The Treasury Department published photos of a US -designated North Korean vessel, Kum Un San 3 , which it said used false identifying information and conducted an illicit ship-to-ship transfer, possibly of oil, with a Panama-flagged vessel that was among the ships sanctioned Friday. (more...)
Met Eireann say cold weather warnings could be upgraded to Status Red
- February 24, 2018

The weather cheifs say that "exceptionally cold weather is forecast" for next week with a significant wind chill and severe frosts. The alert is in effect from Friday February 23rd until Friday March 2nd. The full force of the Scandinavian-Siberian front will take a firm frigid grip from tomorrow before the mercury plummets on Tuesday with overnight temperatures possibly dropping to as low as -4°c. (more...)
Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state
- February 24, 2018

The blasts occurred around 4am local time (5.30am Malaysian time), the officer said. Three others unexploded bombs were also detected in the area. "A police officer was injured but not seriously", a senior officer said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
The US imposed stringent sanctions against the DPRK The US imposed stringent sanctions against the DPRK
- February 24, 2018

The US has been building sanctions against the regime since 2008 and the latest restrictions could come on top of sanctions announced in November - directed at North Korean shipping operations, as well as Chinese companies trading with Pyongyang . (more...)
United Nations committee: Abortion laws in North violate women's rights United Nations committee: Abortion laws in North violate women's rights
- February 24, 2018

Northern Irish women who have been raped, are victims of incest or have fatal foetal abnormalities are not allowed abortions. In its report, the Committee concludes that a restriction affecting only women from exercising reproductive choice, and resulting in women being forced to carry nearly every pregnancy to full term, involves mental and physical suffering constituting violence against women. (more...)
Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghanistan army base Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghanistan army base
- February 24, 2018

At least one person was killed and six more wounded in a suicide blast in Kabul's Shashdarak area near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters. The six wounded were transferred to a nearby hospital and two of them are in critical condition, Danish said. Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley, reporting from Kabul , said that the Kabul attack "particularly shows that ISIL is still active and capable of launching attacks". (more...)
American International Group Inc. Has $14.55 Million Stake in PTC Inc (PTC)
- February 24, 2018

Mirae Asset Global Investments who had been investing in Cemex Sab De Cv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.61B market cap company. Wright Serv owns 10,897 shares. Prudential Fincl accumulated 51,227 shares. The Minnesota-based Ameriprise Financial Inc has invested 0% in the stock. (more...)
Boston's bench, 3-point firepower overwhelm Pistons in return from All-Star break Boston's bench, 3-point firepower overwhelm Pistons in return from All-Star break
- February 24, 2018

Ish Smith led the Pistons with 20 points and six assists. Boston made 17 of 39 3-point tries, while Detroit knocked down just 10 of 33. Daniel Theis had a tremendous game off the bench, dropping a team-high 19 points as one of six Celtics in double figures. (more...)
Washington: neither Israel nor Palestinians will 'love' US Mideast peace plan Washington: neither Israel nor Palestinians will 'love' US Mideast peace plan
- February 24, 2018

The US plan "won't be loved by either side, and it won't be hated by either side", she added. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley , center, Jared Kushner, left, and Jason Greenblatt, listen as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. (more...)
Olympic Team Event: By the Numbers Olympic Team Event: By the Numbers
- February 24, 2018

Austria led 1-0 when Katharina Liensberger beat Denise Feierabend, but the Swiss were back level when Ramon Zenhaeusern (slalom silver medallist in Pyeong chang) bested Michael Matt (bronze silver medallist). "I think it's a really fun event". The American team will consist of David Chodounsky, Mark Engel, and Nolan Kasper for the men and Megan McJames, Tricia Mangan, and Alice Merryweather for the women. (more...)
South Korean women looking to make more curling history in semifinals South Korean women looking to make more curling history in semifinals
- February 24, 2018

She was blamed for the team's poor performance, with Kim saying in a live interview: "The last skater couldn't keep up and we had a disappointing score". The national team went just 3-6 at the 2014 Olympics, the first time the country had competed in in curling . "I wasn't interested in either curling or the Olympics but after watching curling games at home, I've started to like them, they're so cool", said the 31-year-old. (more...)
Third body found in search of downtown Ironwood fire Third body found in search of downtown Ironwood fire
- February 24, 2018

Investigators say those injuries are not life threatening. "When you have a big fire, they are all treated suspiciously until we get to the bottom of it", said Ironwood Public Safety Director Gregory Klecker on Thursday. One of the victims was pulled from the flames on Wednesday and died at a hospital, officials said. Fire Marshals from Ironwood and the Michigan State Police, along with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are continuing the investigation. (more...)

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