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White House Disputes Report Trump Is Backing Off Gun Age Restriction

Trump was Macron's special guest at a Bastille Day celebration last year that coincided with the 100th anniversary of the USA entry into World War I. Trump spoke on "Fox and Friends" Monday. He called himself a "big Second Amendment person", but suggested support for raising the age limit to buy certain weapons and strengthening background checks. Read More »

Who benefits from guns-for-teachers?

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President Donald Trump said he would have gone into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the school shooting earlier this month even if he didn't have a gun. It's too long now; we've got to do something.' And we are going to do very strong background checks, very strong. He said the armed school resource officer "choked", following comments last week when he said Mr Peterson "didn't have the courage". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard telling Spurs teammates his season is not over

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Barack Obama reportedly told Sarah Martinez of the San Antonio Current that he wouldn't mind meeting with the Spurs about the possibility of being a free agent for their team, because he believes in the team and what they are doing. Leonard, who has missed all but nine games of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season with an injury to his right quad, has been conspicuously absent from the Spurs' team activities. Read More »

Serena Williams' Husband Welcomes Her Back To Tennis With Billboards

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Serena Williams' husband is making her return to work after maternity leave, a little easier on her. In an Instagram post, Ohanian said that he and their daughter wanted to welcome Williams back to the sport. Williams was bowled over by the gesture. A day later, the tennis star responded on her own Instagram page with stunning drone footage of the billboards. Read More »

Atlas V rocket launches new NOAA weather satellite

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It joins its sibling 22,300 miles above the Earth, arming forecasters with high-definition data from nearly the entire Western Hemisphere. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) has a new weather satellite which is scheduled to launch March 1st at 5:02PM EST. Read More »

Stowaways fall from New-York bound flight

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Police did not reveal the nationality or identities of the two men, but local media said it is believed they are Peruvian. The injured teen died minutes later - and both of them appeared to have crawled into the plane's landing gear, said Gen. Read More »

General Mills (GIS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 24 by Standpoint Research. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of GKOS in report on Tuesday, February 9 with "Overweight" rating. Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. About 2.53 million shares traded. Mckinley Carter Wealth has 0.09% invested in General Mills, Inc. Read More »

Pitt returned to the frontbench by new Nationals leader

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HINKLER MP Keith Pitt has been returned to the Turnbull government frontbench in the wake of Michael McCormack's rise as Nationals leader. Victorian Darren Chester will take over the veterans affairs portfolio, which Mr McCormack is vacating to take up infrastructure and transport. Read More »

Viktoria Nasyrova accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecake

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The New York authorities recently arrested a 42-year-old Russian femme fatale believed to have orchestrated the death of her close friend in an attempt to steal her identity and valuables. After being released from the hospital, she returned home and "realized that her passport and employment authorization card were missing, along with a gold ring and cash". Read More »

Georgia lawmakers pass tax bill without Delta break

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Republicans competing to become Georgia's next governor united Tuesday behind a charge to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association , while the state's term-limited GOP governor and others refrained from commenting publicly as officials worked behind the scenes to resolve the feud. Read More »

Hope Hicks's White Lies and Smizing Eyes

CNN reported on Wednesday that Trump had " berated " his communications director for the remark, calling her "stupid". Now Scaramucci is at it again, but this time the target is Kelly - making him one of Kelly's most high-profile critics at a time when some other Trump loyalists are questioning whether the president is being ill-served by the chief of staff, who has limited Trump's access to some of his closest allies from the campaign. Read More »

New Zealand teen gunman's shocking plot to ASSASSINATE Queen revealed

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Lewis confessed the crime to police who found a.22 rifle and used cartridge in the building where he shot the gun. Questions have been raised as to why he was not charged with attempted murder or treason. It states it is "highly likely although it may not have been aimed directly at the Queen or the Royal Party". Another 17-year-old threatened the Queen's security in 1981, just four months before Lewis' attempt, when Marcus Sarjeant fired six blanks at her during the trooping the color ... Read More »

Powerball rolls upward to $321 million for Saturday

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There were no Match 5 winners of $1 million nationally. The jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be $321 million ($189 million cash). Classic Lotto draws at 7:05 p.m. Virgin Islands. The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Mar. 2 with an estimated jackpot of $243 million and cash option of $143 million. The official Ohio Lottery site offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games. Read More »

Snowball fight! Rare snowfall leads to fun, frenzy in Rome

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In England, where heavy snow was dumped on London Tuesday, tabloids have dubbed the snap " the Beast from the East ", while the Dutch are calling it the " Siberian bear " and Swedes the " snow cannon". Monday in the mountainous Gorski Kotar area that has been worst-affected by a spell of harsh winter weather in the country. Schools were closed in Bucharest and ten Romanian counties as well as across western and central Croatia . Read More »

World's 'oldest tattoos' found on ancient Egyptian mummies

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The tattooed lady is known as Gebelein Woman and was found in Northern Egypt near the modern city of Luxor. Daniel Antoine, one of the lead authors of the research paper and the British Museum's Curator of Physical Anthropology, said that the discovery had "transformed" our understanding of how people lived in this era. Read More »

Befuddled By Trump, Senate Will Not Vote On Gun Measures Next Week

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It is not just Republicans who are pushing back on changing gun laws . As lawmakers brainstormed ideas around the table, Trump encouraged many of them to be added to the background check bill . During the meeting, Democratic Sen. It would then fall to the House to choose whether to accept the background-check Bill only. Other Senate Republicans have come out firmly against a hike. Read More »

Prince William to visit Israel, Palestinian Territories

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in response to the news, "We welcome the announcement of Prince William's impending arrival in Israel. This is a historic visit, the first of its kind, and it will be greeted here with great affection", Netanyahu said. Read More »

Rassie Erasmus confirmed as Springboks coach

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The country that won the World Cup in 1995 and 2007 also lost to Italy, at home to Ireland and away to Argentina for the first times. The worst-kept secret in South African rugby could be revealed Wednesday with the official naming of Johan "Rassie" Erasmus as Springboks coach. Read More »

Kelly: I Left DHS (For White House) Because 'God Punished Me'

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Trump has reportedly complained to friends about Kelly in recent weeks over his top aide's handling of an abuse scandal involving former White House staff secretary Rob Porter. Kelly made the comment while on stage during a 15th-anniversary event for the DHS, saying that he still missed "every one" of the employees "every day". Read More »

West Virginia Teachers continue protests for third day

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We have thought about our aunts, uncles, and cousins who grew up in West Virginia, many of whom have left and never came back. " Many asked whether the state was planning to pursue legal action in this matter". "We will be on the picket lines and be back at the Capitol tomorrow". Justice wanted teachers and school service personnel to return to work today so there will not be court action with "injunctions and everything" to stop the strike. Read More »

Kushner's family business got loans after White House meetings with executives

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It also came after Harris met with White House officials, including Kushner, to discuss financial and trade policy. Kushner lost access to the most valued U.S. Mueller's investigators have, according to the former aide, been looking into whether Hicks' statement was inaccurate in the wake of media reports that several members of the Trump campaign were, in fact, in contact with Russian officials, including Don Trump Jr. Read More »

Taylor ruled out, Williamson to return for NZ

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The England batting line-up in this series has accumulated 37 ODI centuries, barely more than Virat Kohli has scored off his own bat; the New Zealand line-up in the first one-dayer had accumulated 42. For all Stokes' brilliance on Wednesday, when his unbeaten 63, two wickets and a couple of run-outs in just his second game back in five months inspired England to a series-levelling win, the fact is his problems this winter have not been resolved, only parked. Read More »

HUD Secretary Ben Carson to cancel order for $31K dining room set

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The agency charged with creating affordable housing for Americans is under fire for spending lavishly on dining furniture. Carson quickly came under a lot of scrutiny for spending so lavishly on his office redecoration since HUD has been slashing its budget for programs aimed at helping the poor and homeless. Read More »

United Kingdom government should pay Australia child migrants

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Australia received 7000 children, more than half in the wake of the war. A damning inquiry has called for Australians who previously suffered abuse after arriving as child migrants from Britain should be compensated, and called for the United Kingdom government to issue apologies to them. Read More »

Senate Intel Says House Panel Leaked Private Russia Texts

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Mark Warner's (D-VA) text messages to Fox News in February, the New York Times reported Thursday, citing two congressional officials briefed on the matter. Mark Warner and a USA lawyer with ties to Russia, The New York Times disclosed Thursday. Instead, Nunes spokesman Jack Langer attacked the Times for writing about it in the first place. Read More »