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Sheriff: Armed deputy during Florida HS shooting 'never went in'

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Florida's governor meanwhile called for law enforcement officers to be placed in every public school in the state. Though he has been a supporter of the NRA's legislative efforts in the past, Galvano said Thursday that the group's opposition to raising the age for semiautomatic rifle purchases would not change his focus. Read More »

NPFL Clubs Progress To Group Stage — CAF

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For the first time in recent participation, all the three Nigerian representatives in all the continental club competitions scaled through to the next stage of the both CAF Champions League and the Confederation Cup respectively. The keenly contested game initially looked to be heading for a second successive draw, following a 1-1 in Mali 10 days ago. "It is possible for us to get to the group stage". Read More »

School Resource Officer Resigns for Doing Nothing During Parkland Shooting

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Julie Kessel, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, called Scott's proposals "very small, incremental changes". According to Reuters , Deputy Scot Peterson was the school's assigned resource officer and the only armed official present when former-student, Nikolas Cruz , began to unload his AR-15-style assault rifle. Read More »

Madhu's death: Accused give statement against forest officials

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The post-mortem report of the youth, Madhu, showed that he was brutally beaten up and two of his ribs were broken in the attack. Sixteen persons have been arrested in connection with the lynching to death of a tribal man for allegedly stealing articles from some shops in Palakkad district even as the Centre sought a report from the state over the incident. Read More »

Friday forecast: Foggy, high of 41, possible rain at night

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The high temperature is forecast at just below 50 degrees. It appears as though the heaviest of the rainfall will affect our southernmost counties, while the northern ¾ of the viewing area will see and inch or less. Isolated damaging winds and flooding will be the main threat tonight . Our flooding potential grows, as severe weather threat rolls in later this evening. Read More »

Legislators' plan would allow armed teachers

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Sheriff Scott Israel is to be commended for his immediate and unambiguous announcement about what he and his organization discovered about one of their own personnel. Pustizzi said the confusion didn't put anyone in danger. Trump has argued that officers outside the school don't care about the students the same way teachers do. Read More »

Aruna Budda Reddy creates history by winning bronze at Gymnastics World Cup

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In the qualification round, Aruna was second after registering a score of 13.566 to reach the finals while Pranati was fourth with an average score of 13.483 after her two attempts. The first Indian women who created the road map for the gymnast at the world level was Dipa Karmakar when she qualified for the Olympics in 2016. Read More »

Five things to watch Saturday and Sunday at Winter Games

For Ferreira, in his first Olympics , it was a chance to prove that he's a talent to reckon with. They are now on 13 gold medals in Pyeongchang , one fewer than the record held by Canada from 2010. "We have created a show that looks towards the future", he says . Krushelnitsky, who won the bronze medal with his wife, had accepted a provisional suspension beyond the period of the Games had "reserved his rights to seek the elimination or reduction of any period of ineligibility" following ... Read More »

Wedding gift explodes, two including groom killed

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It happened five days after the marriage ceremony in Odisha's Bolangir district. They had received the gift at their reception on February 18, NDTV reported. As per the family members, the explosives were kept inside the gift packet which triggered the explosion. The wife of the man who was also severely injured in the explosion at their residence is still undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Burla. Read More »

Russian Federation sends 2 stealth fighter jets to Syria

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The Russian government has strenuously denied involvement. Several Russian media outlets have reported that two other jets were sent to Syria as well. In intercepted communications in late January, Prigozhin told a senior Syrian official that he had "secured permission" from an unspecified Russian minister to move forward with a "fast and strong" initiative that would take place in early February. Read More »

Dead, 20 Injured After Speeding SUV Runs Over School Children In Bihar

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Talking about the incident, local Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Muna Yadav citing witnesses said, "The Bolero driver was drunk and lost control over the vehicle and crushed the children badly". In a tragic incident, nine children were killed and 24 others injured after being hit by a speeding auto in Bihar's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday. Read More »

Olympics Closing Ceremony 2018: Date, Schedule, Performers and Flag Bearers

The Germans, largely written off before the tournament began, upset Sweden in the quarter-finals then shocked Canada 4-3 in the semis to reach the gold-medal game. "I think when I've stopped skiing I can think about what I have done", she reflected. The U.S. then went out and won the world title. We're also seeing more equity in how national governing bodies fund women's and men's sports. Read More »

Suresh Raina wants to use T20 for ODI comeback

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The third and final T20I will not only be the decider of the series which is now level at 1-1, but will also decide which team has more reasons to celebrate as where Proteas won the Test series 2-1, India thumped the home team in ODIs 5-1. Read More »

Myanmar: three explosions strike Sittwe

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Three unexploded devices targeting government offices and other places were seized at other locations in Sittwe. Conflict-torn Rakhine state experienced a spike in violence a year ago when a rebel group of the Rohingya Muslim minority staged attacks on government posts which spurred a heavy Myanmar military response and saw over 600,000 Rohingyas flee across the border into Bangladesh. Read More »

(Olympics) First lady Kim, Ivanka watch snowboarding final

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A high-level North Korean delegation will also attend Sunday's Olympic closing ceremony, but the South Korean government said it's unlikely that Ivanka Trump will meet the North Koreans. While the games appear to have paved the way for possible rapprochement between the Koreas, US and North Korean officials have yet to make direct contact. Read More »

Racially insensitive NYU menu leads apology, firings

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After seeing the food and drinks, the Times reports that NYU sophomore Nia Harris talked to the dining hall's head chef, who said, among other things, that the menu had been planned by black employees. It issued an apology to the entire NYU community and "communities everywhere" for the employees' "insensitive and offensive actions". Cultural clubs at NYU, which include the Governance Council of Minority and Marginalized Students, Black Student Union and the Black and Brown Coalition, ... Read More »

Confrontation between US Legislators and the NRA on Arms Control

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Rubio responded by saying that he did not believe that a ban on assault weapons would have prevented the shooting. Microphone in hand, Fred Guttenberg-whose daughter Jaime was murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week-began by calling Rubio's response to the tragedy " pathetically weak ", and he went on to ask if the senator would finally back an assault weapons ban . Read More »

Cricketer Virat Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after Newlands T20I

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The thinking in the Indian camp is pretty clear, they want to make the most of the fielding restrictions, get the team off to a flying start in the power play to ensure they have a platform for a big total. This new T20 Player Performance Index is created over a period of 18-long months along with leading cricket statisticians, data scientists and in consultation with player representatives and players to create a meaningful, evidence-based approach to determine a world standing for every ... Read More »

ISIS plans to attack South Africa - UK

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They were allegedly taken in the KwaZulu-Natal province near a popular tourist area on February 12. However, they said the two suspects, Sayfydeen Aslam Del Vecchio, 38, and Fatima Patel, 27, faced a charge of kidnapping as well as offenses that fall under an anti-terrorism act. Read More »

23 state AGs refile lawsuit challenging net neutrality repeal

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The attorneys general who are suing argue that the FCC can not make "arbitrary and capricious" changes to existing policies. The FCC had originally adopted specific laws to preserve the notion of net neutrality in February 2015; overturning them will stop the government from regulating internet service like a utility, similar to landline phone services. Read More »

Met Éireann warn of 'exceptionally cold weather' next week

The bitterly cold conditions will be a shock to the system for many, especially as the start of this week was mild, with temperatures reaching 14.2C (57.6F) in Cardiff - the highest temperature of the month. In fact it is likely to be the coldest spell - and possibly the longest - since the start of this winter, as the cold easterly winds are likely to persist. Read More »

NewsAlert: Kim Boutin named Canada's flag bearer for Olympics closing ceremony

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Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall pulled off a shock win in the women's team sprint free, becoming the first Americans to win an Olympic cross-country event. "I came here to enjoy the experience, soak it all up and put out two good, strong programs", she said . "It is the cherry on top of what has been the most wonderful Olympic campaign and I am so proud to lead out this group of Australian athletes who have all been both an inspiration to me and the entire country throughout the Games". Read More »

The US imposed stringent sanctions against the DPRK

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The penalties, the latest of multiple rounds of Trump administration sanctions , signal US officials' concern that an under-the-radar fossil fuel trade undermines their ability to use economic pain as a means for making the Kim regime rethink its nuclear program. Read More »

Florida school shooting armed cop stood outside massacre and did NOTHING

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Scot Peterson , the Florida sheriff's deputy who has been branded a "coward" by President Trump for his behavior at the Parkland school shooting has resigned and is now under police protection. An off-duty police officer who was on a Florida high school campus during a mass shooting says a wounded student provided "spot on" detail about the shooter. Read More »

Militants attack Afghan army post killing 18 soldiers

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In the first incident, terrorists used a Humvee to attack an army base in Nad Ali district but the vehicle was destroyed when soldiers identified it and hit it with a rocket propelled grenade, provincial spokesman Omar Zawak said. The NDS compound is located near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters and the United States embassy. So far, no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack . Read More »

Social media threat directed toward 'SHS' in OH, not Spokane

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Several other people brought their concerns to the Kennewick School District, according to a district statement. Kennewick district officials said they encourage parents, students and other residents to contact schools and police with their concerns - even if it looks like a joke or a hoax. Read More »

Legal Medical Marijuana Does NOT Lead To More Teen Potheads

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They published a 2016 study in JAMA Pediatrics that found teen use jumped in Washington following recreational pot legalization, but not in Colorado. "The $8 billion cannabis industry is looking to triple by 2025, and commercialization may have impacts on both adults and teens". Overall, teens' usage of the drug did not change after medical-marijuana laws were passed in their state. Read More »

Rajya Sabha polls for 4 seats on March 23

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The notification will be issued on March 5 and the nominations have to be filed by March 12. The term of the members representing these seats is going to expire in April-May this year. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan, JP Nadda, Thaawarchand Gehlot and Ramdas Athawale, all Union Ministers, have their term ending too. Almost a third of the members of the 245-seat Rajya Sabha retire every two years, and the changed numbers would determine the complexion of the House until April 2020. Read More »

Kapil Sharma in another controversy, performed in Pakistan Super League at Dubai

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Islamabad arguably have the best bowling attack in PSL 2018 with Mohammad Sami, Shadab Khan , Rumman Raees and Russell, and they will be confident of keeping this economical and taking wickets, so they will be key to their hopes. Defending champion Peshawar Zalmi opened its PSL title defence with a seven-wicket defeat to newcomer Multan Sultans at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday night. Read More »