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Student Arrested After Threatening Violence at Tyrone Middle School


While searching his auto, police found an AR-15-type firearm. A heightened awareness of ways to help prevent shootings on public school grounds includes a heightened response to threats made against schools. The Candler County Sheriff's Office arrested a Metter Middle School student Tuesday for making threats to harm other students. The students were scared and went to the entrance to the school. Read More »

Marriage age of consent laws by state


The West Virginia Senate has offered the House of Delegates a compromise of a pay raise bill affecting State Police, public school teachers and school service personnel, according to Senate Majority Leader Ryan Ferns, R-Ohio. To get married, 17-year-olds would need consent from their parents or guardians and could not marry anybody who is more than two years older. He said the group was offended by the headline in particular. Read More »

U.S. says time running short for NAFTA talks, floats bilateral deals


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after the Senate Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., March 6, 2018. The tariffs on steel and aluminum announced by U.S. President Donald Trump last week are uncalled for. Maximize political impact: Responsive tariffs might focus on products and services from states and regions that are strongly pro-Trump. Read More »

Putin plays football with Infantino to mark World Cup countdown


Football stars, including Wayne Rooney, Carles Puyol, Ronaldo, Diego Maradona, Miroslav Klose Diego Forlan, Peter Schmeichel and others, participated in the promo video. Fan violence that made Russians infamous at the Euro 2016 in France returned last month during a Europa League match in Spain between Spartak Moscow and Athletic Bilbao. Read More »

Dad Makes Son Run To School In Rain As Punishment For Bullying


Although many social media users said they supported Thornhill's parenting methods, some were concerned that the punishment was too much for the young boy. "Ironically since he has been running to school this week his behavior has been a lot better", Thornhill said. The Epoch Times reported that his video gained more than 1.6 million views and more than 37,000 shares. Read More »

Brexit: Irish Sea border would be economic catastrophe, says Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster has been meeting with Europe's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels today. Barnier conceded, however, in a press conference last week that there may need to be checks on goods coming from Northern Ireland at ports and airports in the rest of the United Kingdom should the proposal for "full alignment" be implemented. Read More »

Global oil supply 'will match demand until 2020'


Last year, ExxonMobil Corp. and Saudi partner Saudi Basic Industries Corp. agreed to develop a world-class ethane steam cracker near Corpus, which if given final approval would be able to produce 1.8 million metric tons/year of ethylene. All comments are subject to editorial review. Strong global demand for oil and gas will shift in the next 5 years towards petrochemicals, IEA says. Read More »

Admit doping or risk expulsion — IAAF tell Russian Federation


Bedford called Coe in August 2014 to tell him that the Russian athlete Liliya Shobukhova had been forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to cover up a failed drug test that would have kept her out of the 2012 London Olympics. "Unless dramatic progress is made and we genuinely hope it is being made, we will have to review in our Council meeting in July, the status of the neutral competitors and the potential for the Congress to decide upon the ultimate sanction, which is expulsion". Read More »

House to take up school security bill in response to Florida shooting


The 20-18 Senate vote Monday evening followed three hours of often-emotional debate. The Senate amended the bill to put limits on which teachers could participate in a proposed program to carry guns in schools. "It's not just guns in schools - it's guns in classrooms", he said. The amendment was approved on a voice vote. Do I think that this bill goes far enough? While crafted by Republicans, some GOP senators still opposed it because they don't agree with raising the minimum age to guy ... Read More »

Gun activists alarmed despite Trump cave-in on gun control


Since we're stuck with a regime that's historically incompetent, malevolent, corrupt, and security-challenged, we've got to get our laughs whenever we can. Amid the shifting debate, the president convened yet another meeting on school safety, this time with school shooting survivors and family members of victims, and the White House considered releasing the president's list of legislative priorities. Read More »

Muhammad Ali Jinnah Didn't Want a Separate Country: Abdullah


Farroq Abdullah also stoked controversy by saying that the leaders of independence movement were also not in favour of minority status of Muslim and Sikhs. "He will take time to grow in the organization". Taking serious exception to the NC president's statement, state BJP spokesperson Anil Gupta said through selective quoting from history, Mr Abdullah was not only trying to please his vote bank but also triggering communal passions. Read More »

Arlene Foster: EU Brexit text not 'faithful' to December deal

The EU has yet to respond to May's Mansion House speech, but has made clear that a partial approach to the single market isn't acceptable. The only way to avoid this post-Brexit is for regulations on both sides to remain more or less the same in key areas including food, animal welfare, medicines and product safety. Read More »

Ex-Trump aide Nunberg says will not comply with Russian Federation probe subpoena


CNN's Erin Burnett's interview with ex-Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg ended with a bang. In various appearances, he called POTUS "the most disloyal person you're ever going to meet" and said, "I think it would be really, really amusing if they wanted to arrest me because I don't want to spend 80 hours going over emails I had with Steve Bannon and Roger Stone ". Read More »

Italian Populists Gain, But Not Enough to Govern

Both leaders of the two anti-establishment parties now claim they have the right to govern Italy . "We are a political force that represents the whole country", Di Maio said. As they digest Sunday's results, Italy's European Union partners will have some soul-searching to do about having left Italy on its own to handle an influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants, and imposing draconian austerity measures that stymied the country's economic growth. Read More »

White House Trade Adviser: No Country Exemptions for New Tariffs


The immediate reaction of major global traders with the USA was to declare their intention to retaliate against the USA by imposing their own tariffs on imports from the US. Trump is expected to sign a formal order for the tariffs in the coming week, or the week after that at the latest, after all legalities are finalized, Navarro said. Read More »

Ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas continues in Myanmar, says top United Nations official


While the majority of those refugees fled Myanmar previous year, Rohingya are still streaming across the border by the hundreds every week. The soldiers killed my wife and son. "They must keep United Nations peacekeeping forces ready in Arakan for our security before we return". In this regard, UNHCR continues to request to the Government of Myanmar to allow humanitarian access to UNHCR and partners throughout Rakhine State. Read More »

Dalai Lama events in Delhi cancelled


Tibetan activists have conveyed to authorities that this was a sign of "personal humiliation" for the Dalai Lama . The events to be attended by Dalai Lama, whom the China calls a splittist and a unsafe separatist, have now been scaled down and moved comfortably away from the political capital of India to Dharamshala, some 500 km away. Read More »

Nashville Mayor Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft


Nine of the trips were only attended by Barry and Forrest. Last month, authorities charged in court documents that newly discovered nude cell phone photos may be evidence that Barry and Forrest were having an affair while he was being paid to be her bodyguard. Read More »

The Diamondbacks are bringing back the bullpen cart, and it looks awesome


The last known use of a motorized vehicle in MLB was in 1995, three years before Arizona's first season in the league, according to The Arizona Republic. The Indians were the first to use a bullpen auto - a "Little Red Wagon" in 1950 - and by the mid-1960s, much of the league had some sort of transportation for relievers to ride in on. Read More »

Powerball, Mega Millions total jackpots top $600 million


Who purchased the ticket is not yet known. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery's headquarters in Lansing. The winning numbers were 13-17-25-36-40 for the white balls and 5 for the red Powerball. There was no jackpot victor, so Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing boasts a $265 million grand prize; while Wednesday night's Powerball drawing puts at least $348 million on the table. Read More »

PM urges Saarc states to explore its true potential


The visit is a part of Pakistan's "pro-active and outreach efforts" to engage with regional countries, it said yesterday. The two sides agreed that the friendly ties between Pakistan and Nepal had vast potential to be further explored and strengthened. Read More »

United States dollars to Play SDSU for Summit League Womens Tournament Title


The Jackrabbits, 25-6, had four players score in double figures. Madison Guebert had a game-high 20 points while Macy Miller added 16 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season. Dollars (25-5): Liveringhouse 5-9 5-6 19, A. Arens 2-6 5-5 9, Bradley 1-4 0-0 2, McKeever 4-8 5-5 15, Duffy 1-4 0-0 2, Trimboli 1-7 0-0 2, M. Arens 1-2 0-0 3, Frederick 1-2 0-0 2, Lamb 5-10 0-0 11. Read More »

Barnier: open-ended Brexit transition 'not possible'


Though Monaco and the British territories of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey are not EU members, they are part of the customs union through their links to full member states. The West Bromwich East MP continued that Labour has "always said" it wants a customs union , as well as the benefits of the single market in order to protect jobs. Read More »