• Child welfare agency investigated Florida school shooting suspect

    Child welfare agency investigated Florida school shooting suspect

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    On Friday , President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital, where he saw two victims and praised the doctors and nurses for their "incredible" job. The agency said earlier Thursday in a statement that it received a call in January from a person close to Cruz through its Public Access Line tipline to express concerns about Cruz's erratic behavior and disturbing social media posts.
  • Deputy FM: Polish PM must apologize for 'outrageous' remark on Jews

    Deputy FM: Polish PM must apologize for 'outrageous' remark on Jews

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    Morawiecki was to lay flowers at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe before traveling on to the Munich Security Conference. The reporter, Ronen Bergman, told of his mother whose family narrowly escaped arrest by the Nazis after learning their Polish neighbors planned to turn them in.
  • Trump Will Back 25-Cent Increase in Gas Tax, Congressional Aide Says

    Trump Will Back 25-Cent Increase in Gas Tax, Congressional Aide Says

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    The administration plans to do this through a three-prong approach that would: create a new, expedited structure for environmental reviews; delegate more decision-making to states and enhance coordination between state and federal reviews; and authorize pilot programs through which agencies may experiment with innovative approaches to environmental reviews while enhancing environmental protections.
  • 10:35Iranian Plane With 60 Passengers Onboard Crashes Near Semirom

    10:35Iranian Plane With 60 Passengers Onboard Crashes Near Semirom

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    The plane crash took place near the city of Semirom, Isfahan Province, Pir-Hossein Kolivand, head of Iran's Emergency Medical Services told the agencies. Bad weather prevented an emergency helicopter reaching the site. The plane carried 60 passengers, including one child, and six crew members. He also said it was not possible to send ambulances to the mountainous area, but choppers are being deployed.
  • Russia's Lavrov dismisses USA election claims as 'blabber'

    Russia's Lavrov dismisses USA election claims as 'blabber'

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    Greg Sargent of the Washington Post explains what this means for the broader Russian Federation investigation. He also said that after the election , the group worked to sow discord by staging rallies both in favor of President-elect Trump and in opposition to him.
  • Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016

    Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016

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    The FBI had been warned that a YouTube user with the name Nikolas Cruz had posted a comment on a video saying, "Im going to be a professional school shooter ", according to a report from BuzzFeed News . Cruz was formerly a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas who was expelled for undisclosed disciplinary reasons, though one student told the Miami Herald that he was found to have brought bullets to school in his backpack.
  • Australian PM Turnbull meets deputy to fix sex-scandal split

    Australian PM Turnbull meets deputy to fix sex-scandal split

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    This is despite Mr Pitt earlier dodging questions from the NewsMail about whether the controversy surrounding Mr Joyce and his affair should be cause enough for the leader to step down from his position and whether he ever confronted Mr Joyce about his infidelity.
  • Every constituency will be turned into Lodhran in 2018: Nawaz Sharif

    Every constituency will be turned into Lodhran in 2018: Nawaz Sharif

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    Addressing the convention, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said the present government has fulfilled its promise by ending power load shedding in the country. Imran said that his party will bring forward corruption cases of federal and Punjab government, adding that the PTI under its leader Shafqat Mehmood has formed an anti-corruption committee.
  • West Virginia to host EKU in 2020, moves ECU to 2026

    West Virginia to host EKU in 2020, moves ECU to 2026

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    Junior F Esa Ahmad (9.9 ppg, 4.3 rpg) has started five of 10 games played this season, while freshman F Teddy Allen (7.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg) comes off the bench. However, he also committed four turnovers , and one of those was a crucial point in waning moments. The Kansas Jayhawks are seeking to win their 14th straight Big 12 title.
  • School shooting survivor criticises Trump at anti-gun rally in Florida

    School shooting survivor criticises Trump at anti-gun rally in Florida

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    It hasn't hit me yet". President Barack Obama set up a federal task force with Biden at the helm in the wake of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in CT. We need security now for all these children. What we really need is action. Every day in this country, seven children die from gun violence. He also tweeted Friday that he was "working with Congress on many fronts", though he offered no details.
  • Russian women rout Swiss, will play Canada in semifinals

    Russian women rout Swiss, will play Canada in semifinals

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    Left open on the rush as the USA was slow to backcheck, Prokhorkin scored his second goal 2:14 into the second, using a Jonathan Blum screen on Zapolski to make it 2-0. "We also know [Russia] is probably the No. 1 seed in the tournament from everybody's prediction and looking at what their lineup is", Granato said. I think the girls are a lot more prepared.
  • West Brom boss Alan Pardew feels by his Spanish four

    West Brom boss Alan Pardew feels by his Spanish four

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    Liverpool have confirmed their striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a hamstring injury during the player's spell on loan at West Brom . The Dutchman subsequently tapped the ball home for his first goal for the Saints. Both teams' main focus is on Premier League survival, but both managers Alan Pardew and Mauricio Pellegrino are making the right noises about wanting to win this tie.
  • Magnitude 7.2 quake jolts southeastern Mexico

    Magnitude 7.2 quake jolts southeastern Mexico

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    A helicopter trying to assess damage from Friday's natural disaster in Oaxaca state in Mexico crashed while landing, killing at least 13 people , including three children, Mexican officials reported. Oaxaca state felt the worst of the 7.2 magnitude quake. Emergency management authorities said there were no reports of major damage so far. "We thought everything was going to collapse again".
  • Henry Bolton ousted as UKIP leader

    Henry Bolton ousted as UKIP leader

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    Of the almost 1,400 people who took part in the vote at the party's emergency meeting in Birmingham, 63 percent wanted Bolton to leave the position he only took up in September. "There's probably been nothing like that since the Profumo affair or Diana and Dodi". The former soldier was hoping he could win the support of Ukip members at the meeting in Birmingham, but alienated much of the crowd with a threat to sue the party if he lost during his final speech on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jury Awards $37 Million To Family Of Woman Killed By Baltimore Police

    Jury Awards $37 Million To Family Of Woman Killed By Baltimore Police

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    Kenneth Ravenell, the attorney for Kodi's father Corey Cunningham, argued that Kodi didn't deserve to be shot and watch his mother die, calling Ruby's decision reckless. The county defense attorney, Assistant County Attorney James S. Ruckle Jr., argued that Ruby acted to save his life and the lives of other officers.
  • Mueller Indictment Says Russians Used PayPal to Buy Facebook Ads

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    By indicting Russian nationals and entities for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election , FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller seeks to drag the probe out for his own gain, Virginia State Senator Richard Black told RT. Earlier this week, CNN reported that even amid several intelligence officials expressing to a Senate panel that Russian Federation had interfered in 2016 and had plans for 2018, Trump was still not convinced on the matter, according to three sources familiar with the ...
  • 13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes touring quake area

    13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes touring quake area

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    Other people in Mexico City and southern Oaxaca state, where the quake's epicenter was located, flooded the streets as the ground seethed, memories of collapsed buildings still fresh. Mexico sits at a spot where five tectonic plates come together, making it particularly vulnerable to earthquakes . In fact, Mexico City Red Cross tweeted that the facade of a building collapsed in Mexico City's Condesa neighborhood, which was hit hard in the September quake.
  • Trump's national security adviser acknowledges Russian Federation interfered in 2016 election

    Trump's national security adviser acknowledges Russian Federation interfered in 2016 election

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    We still don't know whether Trump campaign officials or any other Americans conspired with this alleged effort to influence the election . A White House statement said the President was glad to see the Special Counsel's investigation further indicates - that there was NO COLLUSION between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation and that the outcome of the election was not changed or affected.
  • Patrick Brown booted from Ontario PC caucus: Fedeli

    Patrick Brown booted from Ontario PC caucus: Fedeli

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    Brown, who won the leadership race in 2015 and steered the party in a different direction, is accused of sexual misconduct by two women dating back to when he was a federal MP in the Barrie, Ont., area. "Shortly after becoming interim leader, I asked Patrick Brown to step aside from the PC caucus", Fedeli said. He is expected to sit as an independent when Ontario legislature resumes on Tuesday.
  • Chile abuse victim: story is finally heard

    Chile abuse victim: story is finally heard

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    Its first 3-year mandate concluded in December 2017 and was awaiting the pope's confirmation of new and old members. Its experts come from the United States, Britain, Australia, the Netherlands, Ethiopia, India, Italy, Tonga, Germany, Brazil, Poland, South Africa, the Philippines, and Zambia.
  • United Kingdom Seeking A New Security Deal With The European Union

    United Kingdom Seeking A New Security Deal With The European Union

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    The transition would last until 31 December 2020, during which the United Kingdom would have to comply with European Union laws and policies, without having a say on them. RUSI said that this real-time access is possible because of the unique nature of the union, security cooperation between members goes "far beyond" existing arrangements with so-called third countries like the U.S.
  • Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury

    Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury

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    McLemore injured his left ankle with 1:23 to play in the first half and could be heard screaming on the floor in pain as team trainers rushed over to him. McLemore has gone back to the Auburn locker room with a leg injury, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. According to Laura Schute of SEC Country , McLemore had to be stretchered off the floor following the injury.
  • Russians, US bounce back before Olympic hockey showdown

    Russians, US bounce back before Olympic hockey showdown

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    The Russian team and Finland have set up a pair of rematches for the women's hockey semifinals with a couple of big wins. The Russians will next play the United States on Saturday in a game likely to determine who finishes at the top of the Group B standings.
  • 22 killed, 28 wounded in multiple bomb blast in Borno

    22 killed, 28 wounded in multiple bomb blast in Borno

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    Babakura Kolo and Musa Ari, from the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) assisting Nigeria's military against the Islamists, said the bombers were all men. The blasts happened shortly after another bomber killed four and injured 44 at a displaced persons' camp in Dalori, 22 kilometres away on the same road to Maiduguri.
  • Olympic Roundup: Slovenia stuns Team USA, Slovakia upsets Russia, Schelling sets record

    Olympic Roundup: Slovenia stuns Team USA, Slovakia upsets Russia, Schelling sets record

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    Coaches did a good job of pointing out what we need to be better at, and then the team came out and had probably our best, most upbeat, quick-paced practice that we've had since we've been here". Their young star, Eeli Tolvanen, scored both goes for Finland, including the go-ahead goal after he beat the Norwegian keeper in a one-on-one midway through the second period.
  • Russian Nationals Indicted For Meddling In 2016 Presidential Elections

    Russian Nationals Indicted For Meddling In 2016 Presidential Elections

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    The indictments come as part of Mueller's larger investigation looking into possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation. election meddling. It is time for Congress and the White House to put their country before their party. For the White House, that revelation was a victory, as Mueller has spent nine months probing for potential direct collusion between campaign aides and Russian entities.
  • Nathan Chen lands historic 6 quads in figure skating free skate

    Nathan Chen lands historic 6 quads in figure skating free skate

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    Kristi Yamaguchi , the gold-medal victor of the women's figure skating event at the 1992 Albertville Games, tweeted her astonishment of Chen's feat. "I think honestly putting down a rough short program, and being so low in the placement just took the pressure away from me". He landed two quads, including a lutz that was the second in Olympic competition; American Vincent Zhou did it earlier .
  • Rain in today's forecast

    Rain in today's forecast

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    Another three inches of new snow accumulation is possible Sunday night . Snow is expected to start falling in the region between 1-4 p.m. Saturday before changing to a wintry mix. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 miles per hour in the morning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation, the localized forecast continues, is 100%.
  • UWF community holds candlelight vigil for victims of school shooting

    UWF community holds candlelight vigil for victims of school shooting

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    Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the immediate lowering of the flags across the state until Monday as a result of the school shooting in Parkland. In an update on the investigation, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that threats had been received and authorities were treating them seriously.
  • Under fire, Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

    Under fire, Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

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    The Washington Post reports that Kushner, whose portfolio encompasses issues ranging from the Middle East peace process to modernizing the federal government's use of technology, has put in more requests for USA intelligence information than any White House staffer not working for the National Security Council.
  • Trump visits Florida hospital to pay respects after shooting

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    To the children at the vigil , Guttenberg said , "When you look at us parents like we are insane, like we are trying too hard to protect you, like we are trying too hard to tell you what not to do ... Marco Rubio, Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi were also at Trump's meeting with the officers. Fourteen others were injured. Authorities believe Cruz used an AR-15-style rifle, which is frequently used in American mass shootings.
  • Small earthquake felt in Wales, southern England

    Small earthquake felt in Wales, southern England

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    Dyfed Powys Police force said it had received "an extremely high volume" of calls relating to tremors. An quake shook homes and buildings across parts of Britain today. You can let us know by popping your comments into the link below. Although small earthquakes in the United Kingdom are not uncommon, the British Geological Survey said historically quakes above a 5-point magnitude on the Richter scale occur about every decade.
  • Family demands public execution of Zainab's murderer

    Family demands public execution of Zainab's murderer

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    The four death penalties were for kidnapping, raping and murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism under Section 7 of the Anti Terrorism Act. The victim's father expressed satisfaction over the court verdict, saying it would help bring some closure to such grisly incidents in the country.
  • Israeli troops injured by explosive device near Gaza

    Israeli troops injured by explosive device near Gaza

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    These included a Hamas attack tunnel reaching from Gaza into Israeli territory and two military compounds according Israeli claims. At least four Israeli soldiers were injured when a patrol was hit in an IED explosion in the Gaza Strip.
  • Manoj-Sidharth's AIYAARY is fair; PAD MAN Akshay good to decent!

    Manoj-Sidharth's AIYAARY is fair; PAD MAN Akshay good to decent!

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    Aiyaary , latest bollywood film with a patriotic undertone, has been barred from release in Pakistan. "The films premise which is set against the backdrop of Indian Army has proved to be a bone of contention for the neighbouring country". "Only one body should have any say in the film's release, and that's CBFC". Apparently, the film deals with Adarsh scam. As the rogue officer, Siddharth Malhotra manages to impress, To match up to the vast talent of an actor like Manoj Bajpayee is no easy ...
  • Watch that massive battle with Russian mercenaries in Syria

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    Reports have suggested more than 100 fighters supporting the regime led by Syrian President Bashar Assad were killed in the February 7 clash in Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province. Reports increasingly indicate that Russian Federation has taken to using military contractors as a means of concealing their combat losses as they look to bolster Syrian President Bashar Assad's flagging forces.
  • Watch that massive battle with Russian mercenaries in Syria

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    Reports have suggested more than 100 fighters supporting the regime led by Syrian President Bashar Assad were killed in the February 7 clash in Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province. Reports increasingly indicate that Russian Federation has taken to using military contractors as a means of concealing their combat losses as they look to bolster Syrian President Bashar Assad's flagging forces.
  • Foggy and rainy evening will turn to thunderstorms chances Thursday

    Foggy and rainy evening will turn to thunderstorms chances Thursday

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    During the afternoon, we may see some sunshine. It will be in the mid-40s with a chance of rain on Wednesday and in the mid-30s and mostly sunny on Thursday . Rain chances on Sunday will be around 20 percent. Friday - Rain to snow, turning colder. Expect widespread rain Friday night and at least through the first half of Saturday .
  • Michel Temer signs security decree to stem Rio violence

    Michel Temer signs security decree to stem Rio violence

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    Brazil's President Michel Temer has signed an emergency decree authorising the country's armed forces to take over policing duties in Rio de Janeiro. Indeed, Lower House Speaker Rodrigo Maia said the decree that would be put to a vote in both houses of Congress over the next few days would make a vote on pension reform more hard.