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42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast


As many as 42 million people living in southern and central Mexico felt the 7.2-magnitude natural disaster that hit the region late Friday afternoon, Mexico's National Autonomous University (UNAM) said on Saturday, reported. The defence department said the Blackhawk helicopter crashed as it was preparing to land in a vacant lot. Navarrete and the defence department said they regretted the loss of life. Read More »

How a heroic math teacher saved students from school shooter


When officers arrived, Viswanathan took no chances, in case it was a trick by the gunman . Dawn Jarboe, the mother of one of the students, said the teacher's quick actions saved many lives. and still have to have so many casualties ... it's very emotional", she said, per the New York Daily News. He carried on running and it was the last time he saw him alive. Read More »

Take note of 'public anger', Chandrababu Naidu tells Centre


Speaking at a meeting in Narsaraopet of Guntur district, the chief minister said the Centre failed to do justice to the state despite repeated requests. The TDP is the second-largest partner in the NDA government. While TDP MPs have continuously stalled the budget session, its two central ministers too have criticised their own government. Read More »

Congress MLA's son attacks man at a pub in Bengaluru, FIR registered


Police sources said that Nalapad Haris' associates Balakrishna, Manjunath, Abhishek, Arun and a minor boy were picked up for questioning. When the victim was hospitalised, few friends of Mohammad Nalpad came again to the hospital where the victim was admitted in the ICU, and started abusing and threatening the victim. Read More »

Trump must listen to families of Florida shooting victims


According to Everytown for Gun Safety , there have been an astonishing 300 school shootings in the U.S since 2013, with an average of one occurring a week. "We're a close-knit family", said Melissa Miller, owner and head coach of the club. "While the United States has a long tradition of firearms ownership-and many see it as a fundamental constitutional right-many want to know why it is easier to get such weaponry than to get a driver's license", Mahaffee said. Read More »

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Navi Mumbai International Airport


Modi also interacted with several global and Indian corporate chiefs there along with Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who said that his state aims to sign around 5,000 MoUs and invest Rs. State government officials said the probable key participants from India Inc include Ajay Piramal of Piramal Enterprises Ltd, Anand Mahindra of Mahindra Group, Chanda Kochar of ICICI Bank Ltd, Mukesh Ambani of Reliance industries Ltd among others. Read More »

Frigid water, temperature doesn't stop Polar Plunge Saturday in Mt. Pleasant


In years past, the weather has not been so cold during the event, but this year, the temperature was in the mid-forties with the water being 48 degrees. Friday night, law enforcement officers broke the ice on this year's dip into Lake Monona. If you would like to participate in the next Polar Plunge in the area, there will be one at Lambeau Field next Saturday. Read More »

Family grieves maid found dead in Kuwait By


Friday in Manila. Jessica Demafelis, Joanna's sister, broke down upon seeing the crate bearing her sister's remains at the cargo terminal of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Aside from the family of the deceased, ranking government officials were on hand at the airport, headed by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano. Duterte said last week he did not want a quarrel with Kuwait, but he warned he may resort to drastic steps, such as a complete ban on the deployment of Filipino ... Read More »

Duminy decides to bowl against India in 1st T20

Earlier, fast bowler Shabnim Ismail took her maiden five-wicket haul in T20Is as she finished with figures of 5-30 in four overs as India were bowled out for 133 in 17.5 overs. For India , Suresh Raina, who is making a come back in the global cricket after a long time , will be the man to watch for.While South Africa , on the other hand, would be boosted by six changes in the 14-man squad. Read More »

Trump says Russians are 'laughing their asses off' at United States discord


The top United States intelligence agencies have concluded that was Russia's goal, and that the Kremlin interfered with the election - by hacking, weaponizing social media, and waging a disinformation campaign - to support Trump's victory. "Get smart America!" Trump tweeted Sunday morning. "Get back to the basics and make us all proud!" he tweeted. The FBI received a tip last month that the man now charged in the school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting ... Read More »

Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital


He said a year ago he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms. Several student survivors of this week's deadly attack in the town of Parkland were among those attending Saturday's rally in Fort Lauderdale, only 40km from the school that came under attack. Read More »

Do not test Israel, Netanyahu warns Iran, brandishing drone piece


Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Mr Netanyahu held up what he said was a piece from an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace. "What has happened in the past several days is the so-called invincibility (of Israel) has crumbled", Zarif said of Netanyahu's remarks, which followed the February 10 downing of an Israeli F-16 jet. Read More »

US election: Russia's Lavrov dismisses FBI charges


Asked about the indictments , Lavrov said: "I don't have a reaction because anything and everything can be published ". "I don't really know what the Republicans are celebrating", he said . and British intelligence agencies, that stories of covert Russian meddling were "fake news" has been exposed as false. This "real US person" vouchsafed the deep political secret that the Russians "should focus their activities on 'purple states like Colorado, Virginia & Florida.'" Sure enough, ... Read More »

Vonn struggles late, fails to medal in super-G


Ester Ledecka took gold by the finest of margins. Just simply couldn't be. Sure enough, after NBC went to Rippon, Czech Republic skier/snowboarder Ester Ledecka put together a gold medal run. This is Vonn's last Olympic games. She is here to compete in the parallel giant slalom on one plank, not two. Then it was Veith who took over first place, by 0.10 seconds. Read More »

Woman Climbs Into X-Ray Machine To Guard Her Handbag


An online video shared by the China media site PearVideo showed images of a skeleton wearing high heels on all fours riding a conveyer belt. A video showing the woman's silhouette as she passed through the X-ray machine at a railway station Sunday has gone viral on the Chinese internet. Read More »

Has $8.20 Million Stake in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)'s article titled: "Liberty Interactive Completes Acquisition of HSN, Inc." and published on December 29, 2017 is yet another important article. Therefore 45% are positive. (NYSE:PFE) on Thursday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. Wells Fargo initiated Juniper Networks, Inc. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Thursday, August 18 report. Read More »

Simons Celebrates Pastor and Church Anniversary


Glendale Road Church of Christ: Dr. Steven Hunter will speak at the 9 a.m. worship service on "A Call to Disarm", with scripture from John 8:1-11. St. Hosted by Faith By Works Outreach Ministry, Inc. Everyone is invited to attend. Sunday, Feb. 25 - Black history program . Sponsored by: President Chief Executive Chairman of the Board Elder Ellis Washington and Chief Apostle Paula Washington. Read More »

Russia Wanted Trump to Win. And It Wanted to Get Caught


Mark Warner, (D-VA), one of the most vocal critics of the social media companies for failing to make clear the extent of the Russian operators' presence on their platforms, on Saturday criticized the Facebook exec's comments, saying focusing on "ad spend" missed the big picture. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg


Shah also added that the sacrifices of the slain party workers in Tripura, Kerala, and Karnataka would not go in vain. Upadhyaya was a leading member of the Jana Sangh, the forerunner of BJP. Veteran BJP leaders, LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari also attended the inauguration ceremony apart from BJP national president Amit Shah and PM Modi. Read More »

ED team raids Nirav Modi's showroom in Udhampur, seizes jewellery worth crores


It observed that the problem has become more grave with the banking sector adapting to new technologies which can prove both boon and bane, depending on how effectively they are implemented. "Fraudulent transactions worth Rs 11,300 crore should act as a strong trigger for the government for reducing its stake to less than 50 percent in the banks", the ASSOCHAM said on Sunday. Read More »

ICE Arrests Nearly 200 Convicted Criminal Illegal Immigrants


A statement from the agency said that 88 per cent of the 212 people arrested in the sweep were convicted criminals. During the operation, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) also served notices to more than 100 L.A. Notices of inspection went to a variety of businesses. Police were called and a dispersal order was given, but there were no arrests. That same study also found that in 2017, "Immigrants with past criminal convictions accounted for 74% of all arrests made by U.S. Read More »

Trump says he would be agreeable to raising gas tax 25 cents


Conservative groups warned against the calls for a tax increase. Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, who was also at the White House meeting on Wednesday, told CNN that the president was not advocating for a fuel tax. Other funding options that appear in the president's infrastructure plan include allowing more interstates to be turned into toll roads, or charging fees at rest stops. Read More »

ME man recounts being in Florida high school during shooting


Los Angeles, Feb 16 Popular TV show host Jimmy Kimmel has criticised US President Donald Trump for doing "worse than nothing" to stop gun violence in the country. We need it now! Not always a natural in the role of national comforter, Trump spoke deliberately Thursday, at one point directly addressing children who may feel "lost, alone, confused or even scared". Read More »

We must work for sensible gun control -- Joyce Anderson

That seems where we are headed with the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The issue is whether the right to own guns is absolute or whether we should place limits on gun ownership. "Miller" said, as we have explained, that the sorts of weapons protected were those 'in common use at the time.' 307 USA, at 179, 59 S.Ct. 816. And so a citizens' militia made sense. Read More »

Manchester City sell out Wembley allocation for Carabao Cup final against Arsenal


Meanwhile, it looks like Gabriel Jesus could be back sooner than it was initially reported with the Brazilian taking awesome strides towards his recovery. The first stage of what could be a historic quadruple trophy-winning season (Carabao Cup, FA Cup , Premier League and Champions League), takes place on 25 February (4.30pm kick-off) when City face Arsenal for the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. Read More »

Hundreds gather at gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale


I know what you're thinking: "They should count, too!" Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association , in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in Florida . Read More »

Iran's passenger plane crashes with 66 people on board


The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near the remote mountain town of Semirom, some 620 kilometres south of the capital, Tehran . Mehrabad is located in western Tehran and mainly functions as a domestic airport, although it also serves some global routes. The Iranian Red Crescent sent crews to the region, which was experiencing foggy weather at the time of the crash. Read More »

German and Polish leaders clash over Nord Stream 2 pipeline


The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russian Federation poses no threat to Europe's energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart, Reuters reported. The country has long objected to the use of phrases like " Polish death camps ", which suggest the Polish state in some way shared responsibility for camps such as Auschwitz. Read More »

Florida Gov. Scott calls on FBI director to resign


After being read his legal rights, "Cruz stated that he was the gunman who entered the school campus armed with a AR-15 and began shooting students that he saw in the hallways and on the school grounds", court documents showed. The members did not identify themselves on or off the record to CNN , and it is unclear how they knew Cruz or became connected with him on Instagram. Read More »

SCHOOL SHOOTING | Sheriff's report: Suspect confessed to Florida school attack

CNN legal analyst Carrie Cordero said the FBI's inability to link the comment to the eventual suspected shooter was reason enough to ask questions about what might have gone wrong. Federal law allows people 18 and older to legally purchase long guns, including this kind of assault weapon. Authorities say the gunman, identified as a former student at Stoneman Douglas High who had been expelled for disciplinary problems, walked into the school shortly before dismissal time, pulled a fire ... Read More »