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Here's how we handled Nikolas Cruz-like alerts — Ex-FBI agent

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At least five people have life-threatening injuries. The owners of Sunrise Tactical Supply in Coral Springs, Florida , closed the shop due to fears for both themselves and the area, their lawyer told the Miami Herald . A student in SC, for example, posted a picture of himself with a gun on SnapChat, threatening an imminent "round 2" at his school, Time reported . Read More »

Turkey reveals number of terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch

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Turkey launched the air and ground offensive to drive out the YPG, which it considers a security threat along its border. The official said that Ankara and Damascus are not engaged in direct talks, but some messages are being conveyed indirectly via Russian Federation and Iran, which alongside Turkey are the guarantors of the Syrian peace process. Read More »

Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin has died, aged 67

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Nevin received a life sentence in 2000 for orchestrating the 1996 killing of her husband Tom at Jack White's Inn in Brittas Bay, which the couple owned. Now dead, he was also suspected of the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin four months later. But local gardaí, headed by Det Sgt Fergus O'Brien and a Dublin-based team led by Jim McHugh, who later became an assistant commissioner, painstakingly put together a case that led to her conviction. Read More »

Egyptian Court Puts Former Presidential Candidate on Terrorism Blacklist

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The Interior Ministry said at the time that Abol Fotouh held secret meetings with leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood while in London to implement a plot to stir unrest and instability in the country, accusations he denied. The coup was led by Morsi's then-defence minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who was later elected as president of Egypt. Huzeifa, the son of Abul Fotouh said that the authorities arrested his father and the party members Ahmed Abdel-Jawad, Ahmed Salem, Mohamed Osman, Abdel ... Read More »

BJP MLA Lokendra Singh killed in road accident

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The accident occurred on National Highway 24 on Wednesday early morning. Lokendra Singh was an MLA from the Noorpur (Bijnore) constituency. The impact of the accident was so intense that along with the death of his two security guards and driver, the truck driver also passed away. Read More »

Uber is reportedly preparing to sell its Southeast Asia business

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The objective would be to help Uber reel in its costs in preparation for an IPO as soon as next year, said the sources, who asked not to be named because the discussions are confidential. The Japanese group also owns shares in Grab, Didi, India's Ola and Brazil's 99. However, Uber lost US$1.1 billion in the final quarter of 2017 as compared with US$1.46 billion in the preceding quarter as revenue rose. Read More »

Gov. Rick Scott: FBI Director needs to resign

Nikolas Cruz appears in a police booking photo after being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Wednesday's shooting was the 17th incident of gunfire at a US school this year. Funerals for the 17 victims of a school shooting rampage have begun in Southern Florida . Meadow Pollack and Alyssa Alhadeff will be buried in the Garden of Aaron at Star of David Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale after separate funerals on Friday. Read More »

Bring back other 'Modi' when on next foreign trip, Rahul tells PM

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Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) chief B. S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi and called him a "kid". Recounting attacks on Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and on a priest in Madhya Pradesh, he said, "There is a tremendous increase in the instances of discrimination and humiliation with the people from Meghalaya and other north-eastern states in the country". Read More »

US, South Korea rescheduling joint military exercises

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The poll has shown a significant increase (by 35 percent) in the number of people, who consider North Korea as a threat to the United States, compared to 2016, while the Russian rating remained nearly unchanged (15 percent in 2016). The two sides agreed to meet at South Korea's Blue House early that Saturday afternoon, the official said. But they pulled out less than two hours before the scheduled meeting after Pence spoke in favor of sharp sanctions and denounced the North Korean leadership ... Read More »

Man, woman clash in apparent case of road rage

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Seconds after the man opens the driver's side door, he is seen using two hands to forcefully shove the woman, who immediately falls on her back onto the snowy median. 'He got out and shoved me so hard I lost my balance, ' she added. "What was I supposed to do?" The woman, who was not identified, told WCVB via email that Montanez backed into her vehicle and that she went to his auto to tell him not to leave the scene. Read More »

'One Less Gun' Movement Sees Gun Owners Destroying Their Weapons

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That shooter, a 19-year-old man, wielded a semi-automatic rifle, but did not have a bump stock equipped. "I expect that these critical regulations, Jeff, very soon". Asked if Trump would support renewing a federal assault weapons ban that expired more than a decade ago, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said at a briefing that "we haven't closed the door on any front". Read More »

Charlottesville Anti-Gun Violence Group Activates After Parkland

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I have been an educator for six years, first as a teacher and now as a school counselor. I remember the fear of children when we were practicing for this type of emergency. Mental health professionals welcome more resources and attention, but they say the administration is ignoring what they call the real problem - easy access to guns, particularly the kind of high-powered weapons used in numerous most recent mass shootings. Read More »

Under fire, Trump gives a nod for background checks on gun buys

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Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders qualified the support, stressing that talks continue and "revisions are being considered", but said "the president is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system". John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, who introduced a bill with Democrat Chris Murphy of CT, who became one of the most visible advocates for gun control after the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Conn. Read More »

LHC moved to order public hanging of convict in Zainab case

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On February 17, ATC handed over four counts of death penalty to Imran while he was also given four separate death sentences after being convicted of the rape and murder of Zainab, as well as terrorism charges, prosecutor general of Punjab province Ihtesham Qadir said after a special anti-terrorism court passed its judgement. Read More »

Uber Airlifts Trophy of Pakistan's Biggest Cricket Gala

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Recalling his worthy experience of playing with Indian cricketers after so many years, Afridi reckoned how lack of worldwide cricket has left the cricketers of the two countries playing outside their homes. and Sarfraz Ahmed. Teammates at Peshawar Zalmi during first two editions of the tournament, Afridi and Sammy exchanged a light hearted banter when Sammy said: "Lala (Afridi) it looks odd to see you in blues". Read More »

Wink girl gets relief from Supreme Court

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Priya Prakash Varrier might be flooded with offers from all quarters, but the young actor has said that she will not do any other films until her first, Oru Aadar Love is done. Hence, she added that it doesn't make sense as the Muslim community has often hailed this song on Prophet's love in Kerala. The petition also says that the case violates their freedom of speech and expression and right to life and liberty. Read More »

Anti-Harassment Message Takes Center Stage — BAFTA Awards

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As I look beyond the barrier that I'm holding to steady my nerves, a human traffic jam of celebrities and security guards has developed on the red carpet of The Bafta Awards . Like the Alianza Nacional De Campesinas , we recognise that gender-based violence happens everywhere, and that to disclose abuse requires support. "As well as calling Time's Up on individual perpetrators, we have to call Time's Up on our government for failing to provide us with real options and support". Read More »

How to Help the Victims of the Parkland Shooting

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We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health. The grim numbers from Parkland meant that it ranked as one of the deadliest school shootings on American soil, behind only the massacres at Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary. Read More »

Cougar spotted on Brookfield porch, wandering southeastern Wisconsin

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Agents returned to the home later for another attempt to capture it, but the animal was no longer there. The animal was estimated to be approximately 50 pounds and about a year-and-a-half. A homeowner in Southeastern Wisconsin spotted a cougar, also known as a mountain lion, on Saturday, making it the second sighting of the big cat in one month, according to police. Read More »

Pay raise bill heads to governor

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The simultaneous cuts to insurance and low pay raise mean that premiums continue to outpace wage increases resulting in even less money in the pockets of our already strapped hard working teachers and other public sector employees. "I am sick and exhausted of us using teachers as a political ploy", said Del. However, a teachers' representative said teachers are still standing fast at asking for a 5 percent salary increase the first year, raising the likelihood state teachers will go through ... Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. likes Parkland shooting conspiracy theories on Twitter

After Trump Jr. liked two of these tweets , Hogg called Trump Jr.'s peddling of conspiracy theories "immature, rude, and inhuman", according to BuzzFeed News . "Get back to the basics and make us all proud!" "I don't know how they believe that there is such a thing" he said about critics accusing him of using his son to defraud the public. Read More »

Students Killed in Fla. School Shooting Being Honored by Army

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Friends and family say Wang was holding a door open to help other students escape the gunfire when he was shot. The Medal of Heroism is a US military decoration awarded to JROTC cadets whose actions "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities, exemplifying praiseworthy fortitude and courage", according to the Army . Read More »

New Zealand releases text of revised Pacific trade deal

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Once the overall impact of the deal is fully realised, it will add between $1.2 billion and $4 billion to annual GDP growth - that's between 0.3% and 1% extra growth a year. The NIA says the ISDS mechanism has the "reciprocal potential outcome of an increased exposure of the New Zealand Government to ISDS claims". "The suspensions mean that prior expensive changes to New Zealand's intellectual property law and our medicine-buying agency Pharmac no longer apply", Mr Parker says. Read More »

Get Back Nirav Modi While Returning from Abroad: Rahul Tells PM

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To a question on the Prime Minister's Office receiving a complaint against Nirav Modi, Shah said, "in January or February, I dont remember.an FIR was registered against Nirav Modi by the bank and this is the factual position". But now in their arrogance they think they can buy God. On behalf of the Congress, I assure you of this.... "Under the Congress government, we have seen the emergence of Meghalaya as the most literate state of India , with the highest rate of female enrollment in ... Read More »

Trump says he wants 'bump stock' regulations for guns

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Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed the Parkland shooting during their talks on Sunday afternoon, the White House said . The National Governors Association is chaired by Nevada Gov. "We want to make sure that we're addressing the problem and we want to make sure that we're meeting and talking with as many people that are not only affected but play a role in this process as possible", Sanders said. Read More »

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

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He said 26 claims of sexual misconduct had been made since the scandal broke. Goldring has faced personal criticism after he was quoted in Saturday's Guardian newspaper as saying: "The intensity and ferocity of the attacks makes you wonder, what did we do? We murdered babies in their cots?" Mark Goldring, Oxfam's chief executive, stated he thought the criticism of Oxfam was "out of proportion" and that no one had "murdered babies in their cots". Read More »

WA's north braces for destructive cyclone Kelvin

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He estimates the damage to be about $150,000. The category two cyclone was crossing the far west Kimberley coast near Anna Plains, moving east at 9km/h. Communities in the inland east Pilbara, including Telfer and the far western inland Kimberley were being told to listen for the next advice expected at 9am. Read More »