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School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida's lawmakers

Students chanted "Hey hey NRA you can't beat the PTA!" and waved signs that said, "Make Our Classrooms Safe" and "Fear Has No Place in School". "I'm not gonna let my daughter's death go in vain", he told CNN affiliate WSVN . Geography teacher Ernie Rospierski tried to shield students from the gunfire. The year before, Florida's Department of Children and Families had opened an inquiry into Cruz after he was reported to have been cutting himself, but the case was closed in November of ... Read More »

Donald Trump Publicly Challenged Oprah To Run For President


Of the interview, Trump said: "Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey , who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes ". This comes after Oprah has repeatedly stated that she has no interest in running for president and has handled the tribulations of the Trump presidency with a quiet dignity. Read More »

Orono Schools on Lockdown After Social Media Threat


Orono Schools enacted lockdown procedures at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday under the advisement of the Orono Police Department. This is the second threat Orono Schools has encountered in the last 24 hours. Authorities have also requested mutual aid from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Offfice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Old Crystal Bay Road, where the school is located, has been closed. Read More »

India has been an important global market for us: Donald Trump Junior


President Donald Trump's eldest son is in India to meet business leaders and discuss real estate projects. He told Indian television channel CNBC-TV18 that when critics talk about the Trump Organization "profiteering from the presidency and all this nonsense" they forget about "the opportunity cost of the deals that we were not able to do", the Associated Press reported. Read More »

Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants


The bottom line is that Trump needs to acknowledge Russian Federation is attempting to take our democracy from us, and he benefited from it. Right before the election - when most of the country, including Trump and his team , thought he would lose - Trump was trying to tweet a pre-emptive excuse, saying the media and the Clinton campaign were the ones rigging the elections. Read More »

Trump security adviser: Russian interference shown in Federal Bureau of Investigation charges


But in his speech minutes earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed the indictments brought by Moscow special counsel Robert Mueller as "just blabber", according to remarks through an interpreter. In a subsequent panel at the conference, Sergei Kislyak, who served as Russian ambassador to Washington at the time of the alleged election meddling, denied that he or his staff had carried out any such activities during his time there. Read More »

South Korean Olympic skaters face backlash for shaming teammate


A bullying scandal has hit the Winter Olympics and rocked the South Korean team and its followers, with reports of two female speed skaters allegedly picking on a teammate. "I became greedy and focused. only when I reached the finish line I realized she was behind". A petition was signed on the president's website demanding Kim and Park's removal from the national team, saying it was "a clear national disgrace that such people with a personality problem are representing a country in the ... Read More »

Florida school shooting survivors rally at capital


But within hours, the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any possibility in the near future of banning assault-style rifles like the one used in the school attack. "We are supporting a cause". Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, held a roundtable on school safety Tuesday. Are you Kidding me??? Kelly later tweeted that he'd been terminated and said it was a mistake to make the claim in an email to Tampa Bay Times reporter Alex Leary. Read More »

$0.37 EPS Expected for Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (WHLR)


The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, October 8 with "Buy". On Monday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy". This company shares are 126.82% off its target price of $11.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $42.74M. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate animal feed ingredients primarily under ... Read More »

Japan reports suspected North Korea sanctions breach

South Korean officials had said in 2015 that she could have given birth to either a niece or nephew for the North Korean leader. According to Pence's office, the last minute cancellation shows US attempts to apply pressure on North Korea are working and there is always a chance a similar meeting will take place in the future. Read More »

North Korean Hackers 'Expanding in Scope and Sophistication'

This is quite opposite to actions taken by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, considering they all welcomed inter-Korea talks at the PyeongChang Olympics. Read More »

Struggling Venezuela To Start Selling 'Petro' Cryptocurrency


State officials are claiming a 5x increase in traffic to the website , but some critics, including Venezuelan product designer and cryptocurrency writer Alejandro Machado , are skeptical . The price of one Petro will be about 60 Dollars, as is now worth a barrel of Venezuelan oil. According to Petro's website, the only thing required to make a purchase is to open a digital petro wallet. Read More »

Officer shot, killed intervening in domestic dispute


Police will address the media at some point this afternoon at Chadds Ford Road and Gillmore Greens Court. The suspect, Robert Hollie, also died. "With broken hearts we are announcing that one of our officers was shot and killed today", the departments said in a Tweet shortly after noon. Read More »

Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election


The tweets are from the time of the 2016 presidential election. Trump also claimed on Tuesday he's "been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama". This continued throughout the election and after Trump won. "He has been tougher on Russian Federation in the first year than Obama was in eight years combined", Sanders replied. Read More »

Zuma and Ramaphosa all smiles at farewell party


Hain described Ramaphosa as a skilled political leader. The relationship between former South African President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family is under the judicial scanner for an inquiry into high state-level corruption. "I said "This is a big moment in our history Mr Ramaphosa" and he smiled and nodded". Zuma was supposed to give the speech on Thursday, but it was postponed because of the leadership crisis that fueled uncertainty and anxiety in the country of 57 million people. Read More »

Jeff Bezos shares video of new 10000-year clock project


The makers say , ' Ten thousand years is about the age of civilization, so a 10K-year Clock would measure out a future of civilization equal to its past. There will be five room-size anniversary chambers carved into the mountain for the one-year, 10-year, 100-year, 1,000-year and 10,000-year anniversaries. Read More »

Trump Orders Ban of AR-15 'Bump Stocks' After Florida Shooting


On Wednesday, Trump will host parents, teachers and students at the White House for a " listening session " that will include people impacted by mass shootings in Parkland, Columbine, Colorado and Newtown. But over the weekend, President Trump drew outrage by mixing the tragedy in Parkland with politics , suggesting the FBI missed tips on the Florida school shooter because it was too busy with the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner


The annual dinner typically includes both journalists and politicians and features jokes about both sides of the aisle. However, the president will partake in the Gridiron Club dinner early next month. He denied that Trump's war with "fake news" was over. "Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" he tweeted . Instead, he chose to hold a campaign rally where he mocked everyone attending the dinner , saying they were still coming to grips with his election to the presidency. Read More »

Students 'lie-in' to take a stand against gun violence


The Sept. 20, 2016, recording shows a student identified as Cruz scuffle with several classmates at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla. The aftermath of last's week school shooting in Parkland, Florida - in which 14 students and three adults were killed - feels different. "Politicians who sit in their gilded House and Senate seats funded by the NRA telling us nothing could have been done to prevent this, we call BS". Read More »

Wendy Williams reveals she has Graves' disease, will take three weeks off


Wendy Williams shocked viewers on February 21 when she revealed her show will go on hiatus for 3 weeks. "What the hell is going on with Wendy?" "But you know, I feel very bad". She shared an Instagram video last Wednesday of herself sipping orange juice and relaxing at home in a bathrobe and head wrap. "It's not a five on a scale of one to five, it's not even a four, I do go to the doctor's today to find out exactly what it is", she explained with a dramatic sniffle. Read More »

White House defends response to Russian meddling amid Mueller probe


But Karl asked Sanders if President Donald Trump really thought-as he tweeted over the weekend-that the FBI failed to stop a school shooting in Florida because it was preoccupied with the investigation of the Trump campaign's potential collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 election . Read More »

Tucson couple arrested in shocking child abuse case


The parents Benito Gutierrez, 69, and Carol Gutierrez, 64, have been arrested on charges of child abuse. . Two adoptive parents in Tucson, Arizona face charges of child abuse after authorities said they kept children locked in rooms with little food or water. Read More »

Siberian blast to bring snow to United Kingdom next week

Temperatures are set to remain in the low single figures throughout next week and well into March, according to some forecasters. Snow is expected to return to Britain next week as the country braces itself for a "prolonged" cold snap that will bring a sub-zero chill. Read More »

North Korea Canceled Meeting With Pence at Last Minute


Pence's guest for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies was Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, the USA student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention. Pence's trip came after President Donald Trump days earlier hosted a group of North Korean defectors in the Oval Office, including Ji Seong-ho, whom the president had referenced in his State of the Union address. Read More »

White House scare after neighbouring government building evacuated over 'suspicious vehicle' fears


At least a dozen emergency vehicles were called to the scene. The White House is the official residence of President Donald Trump. Explosive Ordnance Detection later cleared the suspicious vehicle, and any road closures were lifted. Attendees will include people from the Florida high school massacre last week, as well as others touched by the Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings. Read More »

Death penalty was 'designed' for cases like Florida school shooting


And while everyone agrees mentally ill people shouldn't be allowed to buy guns, how do we determine that someone is mentally ill until he does something that really proves it? The shooting is at least the seventh at United States middle and high schools this year, and has reignited a debate over gun control. Read More »