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Trump said that more must be done to "tackle" the issue of mental illness in the us, but he made no mention of the prevalence of guns or gun violence. "You have people who care about you, who love you, and who will do anything at all to protect you". I grew up in Switzerland, where gun control legislation is very strict, and I can assure to you that the system is working.
  • Florida school shooting prompts gun-control rallies

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    The documents provide further evidence that Cruz was a troubled teen before being charged with 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "I don't want any more innocent kids dying", said student Nia Jean. In an emotional rally Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, politicians and Marjory Stoneman Douglas students called for a ban on weapons like the one used at the high school, and urged voters to kick out lawmakers who oppose the move or who take money ...
  • Huskers get back on track with win over Indiana

    Huskers get back on track with win over Indiana

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    Senior co-captain Evan Taylor said much of the focus over the following 48 hours was on defense. "I don't see how Nebraska gets in." "Today was a big game for us to win, and then we have to make some noise in the tournament, too". IN was led by Robert Johnson and Justin Smith. The 10 early second half points from Smith helped IN take a 41-37 lead with 13:50 to play IN the game.
  • LHC disposes of petition seeking public hanging of Zainab's rapist

    LHC disposes of petition seeking public hanging of Zainab's rapist

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    The Lahore High Court disposed on Wednesday a petition seeking public hanging of the main accused in the rape and murder case of Kasur's Zainab. The Offender faces further charges in the cases of at least seven other children he attacked and raped, five of those seven were murdered.
  • Full text of CPTPP released

    Full text of CPTPP released

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    Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said the landmark agreement would eliminate more than 98 percent of tariffs in a trade zone with a combined GDP of some $13 trillion (€10.5 trillion). He was confident that legislation required to bring the agreement into force would have a parliamentary majority because the National Party had indicated it would support it.
  • OPEC Deal Closer Than Ever To Meeting Market Rebalancing Goals

    OPEC Deal Closer Than Ever To Meeting Market Rebalancing Goals

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    He added "we are now set to initiate innovative efforts to deliver the future and build on the Declaration of Cooperation reached by OPEC member- and non-member states a year ago to secure the sustainable development goals". Oil stocks in developed Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) economies, which were 340 million barrels above the five-year average in January 2017, were just 74 million barrels above that level last month, Ayed Al Qahtani, Opec's head of ...
  • Turkey reveals number of terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch

    Turkey reveals number of terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch

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    The forces later resumed their progress and were in Afrin, media quoted regime sources as saying. The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Turkish planes bombed a town in Afrin on Wednesday, as Ankara pressed its month-long assault. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. Turkey's operation in northern Syria's Afrin is the blatant violation of Syria's sovereignty, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad told reporters ...
  • Bipartisan gun legislation introduced following school shooting

    Bipartisan gun legislation introduced following school shooting

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    After earlier mass shootings , Mr Trump has said little about guns, focusing instead on the mental health of shooters. While there have been no reports that the shooter in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last week that killed 17 people used such a device, a shooter last October in Las Vegas who massacred 59 people and wounded hundreds others did use bump stocks.
  • 'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin Dies in Dublin

    'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin Dies in Dublin

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    In a 2012 episode of TV3's 24 Hours to Kill, Britain's top profiler, Professor David Wilson, analysed the woman dubbed The Black Widow. She was released last September and had been undergoing treatment for cancer since then while also being supervised by the Probation Service.
  • 'Solo' Books Will Tell the Story of Your Favorite 'Star Wars' Scoundrel

    'Solo' Books Will Tell the Story of Your Favorite 'Star Wars' Scoundrel

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    A crime lord comes looking for the owner of the Millennium Falcon , but mistakenly thinks it was Han Solo at the time, but it was really Lando - which gets Lando mixed up in something else Han did that was Han's fault. The rest of the creative team has not been announced at this time, but the series will debut the Wednesday after Solo: A Star Wars Story is released in theaters: May 30, 2018.
  • Fla. Shooting Survivor Rips Trump Jr. for 'Liking' Conspiracy Tweets

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    Anyone who has been following the news could tell you that many in the FBI have been working against the president from the start, with the most notable case involving collusion between the FBI, Obama Administration, and the Clinton campaign to push the false "verification" of the junk Steele Dossier .
  • Barbie goes tomb raiding with new movie tie

    Barbie goes tomb raiding with new movie tie

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    The Tomb Raider Barbie is now available for pre-order from the official website for $29.99. She's self-bandaged at the thigh and bicep, and brandishes a climbing axe/weapon in her non-gloved hand. The Tomb Raider movie comes out in North America on March 16th, 2018. Some have likened the tone of the newer games to other games such as The Last of Us and Uncharted.
  • Petroleum Summit: NANS Lauds Kachikwu

    Petroleum Summit: NANS Lauds Kachikwu

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    He said, "We will get to a point where Nigeria, definitely, will be a major supplier of refined petroleum products". He said President Muhammadu Buhari was pleased with the new feats being achieved in the petroleum sector, noting that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was expected to declare the summit open next Monday 19th February, 2018.
  • North Korea Proposes Co-Hosting 2021 Asian Winter Games with South Korea

    North Korea Proposes Co-Hosting 2021 Asian Winter Games with South Korea

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    South Korea is set to press ahead with joint military exercises with the USA in a move likely to aggravate North Korea amid a period of inter-Korean detente. and its allies and North Korea would be brief, but cause destruction of "biblical proportions". However, the North Koreans scrapped the February 10 meeting two hours before it was set to start, the vice president's office confirmed.
  • Trump tells Cornyn he's open to tweaking gun background check system

    Trump tells Cornyn he's open to tweaking gun background check system

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    Trump's tweet comes amid a renewed call on lawmakers for legislation surrounding guns after 17 people were killed last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Other Florida high school students also walked out in solidarity with the Parkland students on Tuesday to call for gun reforms. Asked on Tuesday whether the President would support steps that would raise the federal age limit for military-style weapons, such as the AR-15, Sanders did not rule it out.
  • USA fighter jet dumps fuel tanks into Aomori lake after engine fire

    USA fighter jet dumps fuel tanks into Aomori lake after engine fire

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    Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighting Wing commander. "We will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the root cause of this incident", the statement said. While the full details of fuel leakage in the lake are being confirmed, the Lake Ogawara fishery association made a decision to completely halt fishing in the lake until the fuel oil is retrieved.
  • Trump backs limited effort on gun control

    Trump backs limited effort on gun control

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    It must be noted, however, alleged Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz did not use a bump stock and killed 17 people with a standard issue AR-15. The debate will continue to play out at the White House this week. That included one about the Academy Awards Best Picture snafu the previous week, of which he said, "We haven't seen that many shocked Hollywood liberals since November 8th".
  • Couple Who Took in Alleged Fla. School Shooter Speaks Out

    Couple Who Took in Alleged Fla. School Shooter Speaks Out

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    The FBI admitted Friday that the agency had failed to follow protocol after receiving a tip from a caller in January who claimed Cruz had a "desire to kill people" and "the potential of him conducting a school shooting". It crushed everybody's world in our community". Cruz reportedly showed an obsession with violence, as well as racist and anti-Semitic beliefs in a private Instagram group chat.
  • Karnataka: Case filed against Congress leader who sprinkled petrol inside ward office

    Karnataka: Case filed against Congress leader who sprinkled petrol inside ward office

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    A case was filed on Tuesday against a local Congress leader in Bengaluru after a video showed him sprinkling petrol inside a ward office of the city's municipal body and threatening to set it on fire, ANI reported. He was angry after denial of a fake khata by official Chengal Rayappa. Rayappa said he can not issue the Khata as the matter was before the court. Speaking to TNM, Ramamurthy Nagar Police Inspector Chandradhar said that no one had registered a complaint and that the police ...
  • Uganda: UK Parliamentary Committee Grills Oxfam's Winnie Byanyima

    Uganda: UK Parliamentary Committee Grills Oxfam's Winnie Byanyima

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    She confirmed that people have already begun to respond to these measures, with new reports of abuse and exploitation being brought to our attention in the past ten days. It said safeguards had been put in place following the 2011 probe, but admitted they had not gone far enough. Last week, Oxfam unveiled an action plan to tackle sexual harassment and abuse, including creating a new vetting system for staff.
  • Domestic violence protestors crashed the BAFTAs red carpet to support Time's Up

    Domestic violence protestors crashed the BAFTAs red carpet to support Time's Up

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    This year's BAFTAs red carpet was dominated by the Time's Up and #MeToo movements, numerous actors wearing all black in solidarity with those standing against abuse in the industry. This is set to worsen if the government proceeds with plans to remove housing benefit funding from refuges . One of the protesters Ana Kaur said: 'We are in solidarity with the Time's Up campaign .
  • PM Modi lauds farmers over increase in pulses production

    PM Modi lauds farmers over increase in pulses production

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    Each day, details about Nirav Modi's businesses and shady dealings are coming out in the open in the press. "With the Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi scandals, we know that the government not only can not remove corruption, but it is also actively participating in it, " he said.
  • Trump's response to Florida massacre differs from Obama and Sandy Hook

    Trump's response to Florida massacre differs from Obama and Sandy Hook

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    Breitbart, the far-right news site formerly headed by once-White House strategist Steve Bannon, ran with the story on Friday morning. You haven't taken a single bill for mental healthcare or gun control and passed it. Photo President Trump addressed the nation from the White House on Thursday . Mr Trump also spent time ranting on Twitter . "I never said Russia did not meddle in the election, I said 'it may be Russia, or China or another country or group, or it may be a 400 pound genius ...
  • Men's basketball crushes IL, wins Big Ten title on senior night

    Men's basketball crushes IL, wins Big Ten title on senior night

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    They outscored the Wildcats 38-11 in the second half to complete the largest comeback in Big Ten history. After a disappointing performance against the Iowa, in which the potent Hawkeye offense shot a season-best 57.9 percent from the field, the University of Wisconsin women's basketball team takes the road one last time as it travels up to East Lansing, Mi.to square off against the Michigan State Spartans in the Breslin Center.
  • Senate Rules Committee changes pay raise bill

    Senate Rules Committee changes pay raise bill

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    The version sent to the Senate from the House gave teachers a 2 percent raise then four 1 percent raises. The action is not likely to quell the rising frustration of the state's teachers, who are planning a statewide walkout Thursday, Feb.
  • Israel's Netanyahu, Iran's Zarif trade barbs

    Israel's Netanyahu, Iran's Zarif trade barbs

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    He added that Tehran would not "give Netanyahu any opportunity to flee". Netanyahu said " Mr. Zarif do you recognize this? ". You should, it's yours. "So the time is now, we think, to act against Iran ", McMaster said. "The US and Israeli leaders don't know Iran and don't understand the power of resistance and, therefore, they continuously face defeat", Rezaei concluded.
  • Data from NSPCC shows increase in child sex offences recorded in Hampshire

    Data from NSPCC shows increase in child sex offences recorded in Hampshire

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    Police recorded more than 660 child sex offences in Lincolnshire previous year, while many more life-shattering crimes are feared unreported. New figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request to police found officers recorded crimes including rape, sexual assault and grooming - with 193 offences recorded throughout the United Kingdom against babies younger than aged one.
  • Winter Olympics women's downhill skiing: Lindsey Vonn wins bronze

    Winter Olympics women's downhill skiing: Lindsey Vonn wins bronze

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    None of us work tirelessly for years on end to compete in the Olympics on behalf of Democrats or Republicans. Vonn noted her friend Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has offered to have her shadow him on set. I wish he could have watched me. He won silver in the individual sprint event in Pyeongchang , but is looking to win his first Olympic gold . The 33-year-old bobsledder is coming off a great season - she won the 2017 world championships in the same discipline.
  • Mass shooting in Florida

    Mass shooting in Florida

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    Rebeca Rojas, 14, a freshman at West Boca, said, "We have a right to protest". "I am bringing local and state leaders together to find solutions on how to prevent violence in our schools and keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill individuals.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Briton over wife's yacht disappearance

    Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Briton over wife's yacht disappearance

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    Authorities revealed a Coast Guard expert determined the catamaran had suffered intentional damage, not from a collision, but "from inside the vessel" in both hulls. He said he activated the autopilot and left Hellman above to keep watch. When he looked for Isabella she was gone, he said. He then contacted a friend in Australia and asked that they contact the U.S.
  • Syria: Death toll crosses over 200 in pro govt bombing

    Syria: Death toll crosses over 200 in pro govt bombing

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    The de-escalation zones include- Idlib province, some parts of Latakia province, Hama and Aleppo provinces, Homs, Eastern Ghouta, Daraa and al-Quneitra provinces in southern Syria . So civilians in eastern Ghouta are frightened. Over 700 individuals require immediate medical evacuation. "We call on all parties to commit to the unconditional deescalation of violence".
  • Trump to host school shooting victims for listening session

    Trump to host school shooting victims for listening session

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    President Trump - under pressure from angry, grieving students from a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week - ordered the Justice Department on Tuesday to issue regulations banning bump stocks , which convert semiautomatic guns into automatic weapons like those used a year ago in the massacre of concertgoers in Las Vegas .
  • Jeremy Corbyn threatens legal action against Conservative MP

    Jeremy Corbyn threatens legal action against Conservative MP

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    Others in his party have gone further, accusing some right-leaning media of mounting a smear campaign against Corbyn. He said that "we've got news for them - change is coming". Mr Corbyn strenously denied these claims at the time , calling them a "ridiculous smear and entirely false". Their readers, you, all of us, deserve so much better.
  • Montgomery County teenager allegedly set her dad up to be carjacked

    Montgomery County teenager allegedly set her dad up to be carjacked

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    Deputies said the victim told the teens that he had more money at inside his home and they drove him to his residence. Deputies said Mize never called 911 to report what was happening to her friend. According to her Instagram page , Mize is an aspiring model and is represented by Explosion Model Management. According to KPRC , after tying the victim up, the suspects drove Mize home.
  • Early voting begins for first election of 2018

    Early voting begins for first election of 2018

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    Election locations in Smith County include: R.B. Hubbard Center-Smith County Elections Office (304 East Ferguson St., Tyler); Heritage Building (1900 Bellwood Rd., Tyler); Whitehouse Municipal Court (311 E. "I think it's going to be higher this time". Early voting for the March 6 Primary Election begins Tuesday, and runs through March 2. "In a primary election, the Republican turnout is usually higher than the Democratic turnout".
  • Brazel Moves Up As Luiten Takes Oman Title

    Brazel Moves Up As Luiten Takes Oman Title

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    Guerrier slipped out of contention with bogeys at the ninth and 10th, and even three birdies over the rest of his round would only mean a distant third, three shots behind Luiten. The 32-year-old Guerrier started his round with a monster 48-foot birdie putt and had an eagle, six birdies and two bogeys. "It's always tough to win out here, all these guys are so good and keep putting pressure on you".
  • Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill

    Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill

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    On Wednesday, he will be back to try to win his third Olympic gold in the team sprint freestyle event.Expected to challenge Norway for the first-place finish is Italy, led by Federico Pellegrino. If Vonn does end up hanging up her skis, what does life look like after skiing? "And you know, I just take it for what it is". Earlier yesterday, French officials said Shiffrin's partner, skier Mathieu Faivre, had been sent home for disciplinary reasons after an outburst following Sunday's men's giant ...
  • BC unveils housing plan that raises foreign buyers levy and taxes speculators

    BC unveils housing plan that raises foreign buyers levy and taxes speculators

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    Critics were concerned the new taxes would not help affordability, and noted there was little promised to speed up the development of new housing. Business groups, however, pushed back against the plan to replace the revenue lost by eliminating the MSP premiums with a new employer payroll tax that takes effect January 1, 2019.
  • We Just Learned A Ton More Details About Meghan And Harry's Wedding

    We Just Learned A Ton More Details About Meghan And Harry's Wedding

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    Local authorities are being asked to waive charges for road closures on May 19 - to make it cheaper for people to hold royal wedding street parties . Following the ceremony, Markle and Prince Harry will ride the carriage and go on tour around Windsor at 1 p.m. (8 a.m. EST). Following the service, there will be a reception at St George's Hall for the couple and the guests from the congregation.