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Students, Community Deal With Aftermath of Westlake District Middle School Shooting

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An 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl were treated at the hospital and released while a 30-year-old woman who is a school staff member had only minor injuries, Los Angeles city police said in a statement. "On Thursday evening, the girl was booked into Juvenile Hall on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm", AP reported. Investigators believe the trajectory of the bullet traveled through the wrist of the female student and then struck the head of the male student. Read More »

Judge: Process to restore voting rights is unconstitutional

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With the help of attorneys, advocates challenged the process with a lawsuit filed to force Florida to automatically restore voting rights to felons who've completed their sentences. Florida is one of four states that require former felons to petition for restoring their voting rights. In the 7 years of the Scott administration, less than 3,000 former felons regained the right to vote. Read More »

Restrictions imposed, roads closed to foil JRL call 'Shopian Chalo'

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A police officer said they will take action if Malik comes out of the mosque to breach the restrictions. "Partial restrictions within the territorial jurisdictions of Maisuma in the Civil Lines and Kralkhud in the old city police stations of the district have also been imposed since this morning, " they added. Read More »

CHAN 2018: Morocco coach reflects on Libya win in semis

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Morocco fixed an overwhelming execution when Walid El Karti scored a punishment to put the outcome past Libya. Nigerian Gabriel, who scored the extra-time victor against Angola in the quarter-finals, finished a route-one move by darting through to fire a low shot past Sudan captain Akram Elhadi. Read More »

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Wong, Law and Alex Chow on Friday said they were honored to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a group of United States lawmakers at a time when the city's freedoms are "under serious attack by China". The Nobel Prize for 2018 will be officially awarded on December 10. Law told local radio station RTHK on Friday that the nomination is "more about the world's recognition of Hong Kong's struggle for democracy, and hopefully it will refresh the public's memory of the movement and lead ... Read More »

Centre to contribute 12% of wages to new employees under EPF: FM

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He further said that the government had earlier chose to make provident fund contributions optional for employees in apparel and made-ups sector under a policy but it could not be implemented because the Act was not amended for the goal. The employers' contribution will remain at the existing 12%. The Union government is already implementing the Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) scheme under which it pays the employers' contribution of 8.33% of wages under the Employees' Pension ... Read More »

(ADP), Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII)?

In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are -0.90% away from the 20-day moving average and 1.57% off of the 50-day average. Stewart & Patten Ltd Liability Corp holds 160,753 shares. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing by 671.9% in the second quarter. Read More »

World's longest zip line opens in UAE

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The length of the zip-line at Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE has broken the record and is 1.7 miles (2.8km) long - the equivalent of more than 28 football pitches. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line in Ras al-Khaimah on the same day the attraction opened to the public. Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority , said: "The Jebel Jais Flight will become Ras Al Khaimah's flagship tourism product and will cement Jebel Jais as the adventure ... Read More »

How to Watch Puppy Bowl XIV

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The network also worked with 48 different animal shelters and rescue organizations from across 26 USA states and territories, to fill the rosters of #TeamRuff and #TeamFluff with 89 adoptable players for this puppy pile up - the most puppies and shelters in PUPPY BOWL history. Read More »

Trump's first State of the Union draws 46 million viewers

Scalise noted that Republicans took "weeks and weeks" to craft tax legislation previous year. Democratic Representative Steny Hoyer called Trump's proposal "draconian". President Trump's first official State of the Union address drew a smaller audience than those of his two predecessors, and that of his first address to Congress past year. Read More »

Mr. Bezos, Welcome to the Health-Care Jungle

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American health care could benefit from creative destruction, though this would be Amazon's toughest fixer upper to date. What is surprising is the collection of odd bedfellows that are uniting to stop unbridled health-care costs: Amazon .com ( AMZN , $1,450.89), Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.B, $214.38) and mega-bank JPMorgan Chase ( JPM , $115.67). Read More »

U.S. extends residency protection for 7000 Syrians

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This 18-month extension of Syria's designation for TPS permits current Syrian TPS beneficiaries to re-register for TPS and remain in the United States with work authorization through September 30, 2019. "I'm happy this decision came out now and I don't have to worry about this for another 18 months, at least". When announcing the renewal late on Wednesday, Homeland Security officials didn't explain why some Syrians were eligible and others were not. Read More »

Missoula Police Prep for Super Bowl DUIs With Extra Patrols

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Drivers are considered impaired if they have a blood alcohol content at.08 or higher, although even small amounts of alcohol can impair judgment, according to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration (NTHSA). "There is no excuse for driving while you are impaired by alcohol or drugs". Of course, there is also Uber and Lyft to help football partiers land a sober driver, and both of those typically offer discounts if it's your first ride. Read More »

Nehal Hashmi arrested, disqualified for five years

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The apex court in its suo motu notification taken the next day mentioned the quotes by the senator and stated: "That by the way of the aforesaid speech you threatened judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan their families and children and members of the [Panama case] JIT and their families and children". Read More »

Civilian killed by rocket fire in Turkey

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The Hatay governor's office said at least six rockets targeted the town of Reyhanli in Hatay province - damaging a home, a workplace and a road close to the marketplace - and wounding 18 people, two of whom later died in hospital. Meanwhile, the independent Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ( SOHR ) has shared video footage of these forces with the mutilated body of a female fighter who was resisting the invasion. Read More »

May: Ties with China on upswing despite Brexit

A Downing Street spokesman said: "My understanding of what the European Union has set out is that these talks on the future relationship will be at a technical level looking at the process and structure of how the talks on the future relationship proceed". Read More »

Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor

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Two.45-caliber pistols and a grenade were recovered from the duo. Baylosis was the first ranking rebel leader to be captured since the government ended peace talks with the CPP-NPA late a year ago. Philippine presidential spokesman Harry Roque speaks during the opening of the Flower Festival in Baguio City, north of Manila , Feb. 1, 2018. Baylosis was arrested in Quezon City last Wednesday. Read More »

James Comey helps Federal Bureau of Investigation in Twitter rant

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Devin Nunes (R-Calif.). Trump's own Justice Department and Democrats furiously lobbied Trump to stop the release, saying it could harm national security and mislead the public. In other words, he is the opposite of Donald Trump who is dishonest and avoids the right thing like the plague. "You could about hold the both of them up to a lamp and they would look identical", he said. Read More »

Steep rise in white supremacist propaganda on campuses

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Campuses in Texas and California were most severely impacted, experiencing 61 and 43 incidents respectively in 2017. They also hope that by focusing "on the "threat" of multiculturalism, diversity, and liberalism. White supremacist campus activism extends beyond posters and includes requests by speakers such as Richard Spencer to appear on campus, the organization said. Read More »

US bans export of weapons, defense services to South Sudan

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The war has been marked by brutal attacks against civilians, which has sparked the region's biggest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide. South Sudan government spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny had no immediate comment, telling The Associated Press that the Cabinet was meeting to come up with "an appropriate response". Read More »

London mosque attacker jailed for 43 years

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Mohammed Mahmoud, the imam of the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park, protected Osborne in the immediate aftermath of the attack from the angry crowd. Her father was taken from them "in a cruel way by a very narrow-minded, heartless being", she said in a statement read to the court by the prosecutor, Jonathan Rees QC. Read More »

Te'o returns to England side for Italy opener

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After featuring for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand last summer, the hard-running Te'o played only a handful of games for his club Worcester before suffering the injury in October that required the insertion of a plate. Elsewhere, both Mike Brown and Chris Robshaw have been passed fit to start, while Sam Simmonds is given the nod at No. 8. Ben Te'o partners Owen Farrell in the centres after almost a year's absence from the England side, while Sam Simmonds ... Read More »

Sonia calls for common strategy to take on Modi govt

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Sonia Gandhi may have relinquished the post of Congress president, but if the meeting of opposition parties chaired by her on Friday is any indication, she is expected to continue playing a crucial role in bringing the opposition together to take on the Narendra Modi government. Read More »

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France

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According to reports, around 200 Eritreans fought with about 30 Afghan migrants and police tried to break up two brawls, one of which is understood to have gone on for two hours. 'I will meet our security forces and emergency services in particularly hard times'. Annie Gavrilescu, France regional manager for charity Help Refugees, said: "Yesterday's clashes tragically show the true extent of the suffering these criminal gangs can cause, pitting communities against each other for gain, while ... Read More »

Ninety, Mostly Pakistanis, Feared Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes off Libya

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Past year saw the European Union agree a controversial deal that will provide assistance to Libyan coastguard in order to tackle the influx of vessels bringing migrants and refugees to Italy. The Missing Migrants Project has recorded more than 3,000 migrant deaths in the Mediterranean every year since 2014. Survivors told aid workers that most of the migrants on board were Pakistanis, who make up a growing number of those attempting the hazardous voyage across the Mediterranean to Italy from ... Read More »

With Battaglia's execution, time finally ran out on a master manipulator

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She stood close to the window and at one point turned and walked towards the back of the room and said, "I have seen enough of him". Scheduled for 6 p.m. She had been trying to have him arrested for violating probation for assaulting her. Then the mother heard gunshots and screams. Moments later, he said to his wife 'Merry fucking Christmas'. Read More »

Greg Monroe, Celtics agree on one-year, $5M deal

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The addition of Monroe will further bolster the Celtics' chances of reaching the NBA Finals, although his role is not yet known. The Celtics have made a move before the trade deadline, as Boston will sign center Greg Monroe to a one-year deal worth $5.5 million, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Read More »

Shanghai minivan crash was accident

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He added that the driver seemed unconscious while two other people in the van were badly burned. Video taken by bystanders captures the vehicle up in flames. A terror attack was speculated because terrorists have resorted to driving vehicles into crowds of people. The attack was blamed on separatist extremists from the Turkic Muslim Uighur ethnic group native to northwestern China . Read More »

Israel strikes Gaza in latest cross-border exchange

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Mohammed Abu Jarad, a local resident, told AFP how he and his family had been forced to flee their home after two missiles hit. The last several weeks have been quiet in terms of rocket strikes from Gaza, although in December, after US President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, about 28 rockets were fired in nine different attacks. Read More »