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How to help victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

How to help victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting In more evidence that there had been signs of trouble with Cruz, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said his office had received more than 20 calls about him in the past few years. Referring to gun-control advocates, he said: "Sometimes I wish they were right, that this would fix it, but it won't ..." It is one of many student-led protests amassing support on social media in the wake of W... [Full Article...]

Ex-Cyclone Gita: New Zealand districts declare state of emergency

Ex-Cyclone Gita: New Zealand districts declare state of emergency Ex-cyclone Gita has been downgraded to a storm but still causing damage. The maximum winds gusts have been recorded over the Buller and Taranaki region with gusts of 118km/h recorded in Westport and 130km/h over Hawera. Schools in the Buller district would be closed today and tomorrow. State Highway 1, north of Kaikōura, from Mangamaunu to Clarence, has been closed by heavy rain, as is the sec... [Full Article...]

Trump Back to Denying Russia Interfered in US Election

Trump Back to Denying Russia Interfered in US Election Goldman's tweets add to the pressure and backlash Facebook is already facing over its role in the spread of misinformation that, according to growing evidence, affected the outcome of the election. Obama began his presidency in 2009 by having his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton at the time, press a "reset" button with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. [Full Article...]

Venezuela launches cryptocurrency called Petro

Venezuela launches cryptocurrency called Petro They will not, however, be able to use Venezuela's currency, the bolivar. In the case of the former, U.S. financial institutions have been banned from lending the South American country any more money, making refinancing Venezuela's existing debt, and acquiring new debt, almost impossible. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India Trump Jr's marketing campaign for Gurugram Trump Towers has drawn criticism from many. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who will also be present, will speak at the summit on the topic of "Preparing India for the Future". Its interiors are designed by HBA Studios, which has been described as "one of the biggest names in luxury interiors."> In Pune, two towers of 23 stories each are being constructed... [Full Article...]

OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom

OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom The student was rushed to the hospital, but his condition is unknown at this time. Police have not said if the shooting is accidental or intentional. Police in OH say a seventh grader apparently brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a bathroom. "I just pulled in waiting to hear further information", said Larkins. [Full Article...]

Apple fixes 'text bomb' which crashes iPhone with one 'Telugu' letter

Apple fixes 'text bomb' which crashes iPhone with one 'Telugu' letter The bug, which Apple is urgently trying to fix, came as part of its latest software update and crashes applications that display a certain character from the south Indian language Telugu. iOS 11.2.6 is the eleventh update to the iOS 11. The update weighs 163.2MB, but the update size depends on the iPhone which you're using. It has been barely three days since a Telugu Unicode character w... [Full Article...]

Tripura will sound the first bell of defeat for BJP: Pinarayi

Tripura will sound the first bell of defeat for BJP: Pinarayi On Sunday, based on details made available by local poll authorities, the commission had put the figure at 76%. Out of the total 60 assembly elections, voting is in-progress in 59 constituencies. and to those voters who were at the booths. Sarkar, known for leading a frugal life and the considered the "poorest" of chief ministers in the country, nearly single-handedly tried to defend his "Red fo... [Full Article...]

Germany's AfD Populists Second Most Popular Party for First Time

Germany's AfD Populists Second Most Popular Party for First Time The hard-fought coalition deal struck with Social Democrats must still be approved by the SPD's 460,000 members. Newspaper Bild am Sonntag polled the mayors of the 35 biggest towns and cities ruled by the SPD and found that 26 of them said they would back the so-called grand coalition - a re-run of the ruling alliance in power since 2013. [Full Article...]

WH: President Open To Improving Background Checks

Yet, no legislation was passed. Ella Fesler, a 16-year-old high school student in Alexandria, Virginia told the Associated Press: "It's really important to express our anger and the importance of finally trying to make a change and having gun control in America". [Full Article...]

Gun owner destroys AR-15 in viral video

Gun owner destroys AR-15 in viral video She also believes people don't need automatic weapons. However, since the five years have passed, hundreds of other kids have been killed in school shootings and Pappalardo said his proclamation was just "empty words in the spur of the moment". [Full Article...]

Celebrate - or Not - It's Presidents Day

Celebrate - or Not - It's Presidents Day Other days were added along and along. It's a federal holiday , but what does this mean for mail, and will schools and banks be open? Federal, state and local government offices are closed today. the contemporary "Presidents' Day". But, that's only for some states. The US celebrates an annual holiday every third Monday of February to pay tribute to the country's most revered presidents ... [Full Article...]

Trump Supports Romney's Candidacy to Become Senator From Utah

Trump Supports Romney's Candidacy to Become Senator From Utah That came as a surprise to many, as the former MA governor has been a frequent and harsh critic of Trump, and the now-president has called Romney "a total joke". Romney made the remarks at a speech Friday night before core members of Utah's Republican Party at a party fundraising dinner in Provo. During the 2016 Republican primaries, Romney called Trump a " phony " and joined efforts to bloc... [Full Article...]

Swype Keyboard now discontinued

Swype Keyboard now discontinued As Xda points out, Nuance has been concentrating on its b2b business using its speech recognition tech to enable speech to text utility - such as a dedicated version of its dictation product which is targeted at healthcare workers . It appears that Nuance, the company that bought the app seven years ago has made a decision to discontinue both the Android and iOS apps. The iOS app was conf... [Full Article...]

Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday

Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday An icy commute will be possible Tuesday morning. In addition, heavy rainfall of almost 2 inches is possible in far southeast Wisconsin Monday into Tuesday . A little light sleet and snow is possible in the metro too with higher amounts north and west of the city. The worst of the storm is expected from now until about 3 p.m. [Full Article...]

Syria War: 20 children among 77 killed in heavy bombardment

Syria War: 20 children among 77 killed in heavy bombardment Neither the Syrian military nor Russian Federation commented on the renewed bombardment in eastern Ghouta , but they have often said they do not target civilians . Since Monday there have been air strikes, rocket fire and artillery slammed into several towns across Eastern Ghouta freeing almost three villages Ikidam, Shaltah, and Marsawiyah. [Full Article...]

Samsung PM1643 SSD stacks chips on chips for 30.72 TB of NAND

Samsung PM1643 SSD stacks chips on chips for 30.72 TB of NAND Spinny metal hard drive capacities top out in the mid-teens these days. Though the new drive is aimed squarely at enterprise users, the storage capacity and performance improvements are likely to trickle down to consumers in the near future. [Full Article...]

Russia: Gunman Kills Churchgoers at Folk Festival in Muslim-majority Dagestan

Russia: Gunman Kills Churchgoers at Folk Festival in Muslim-majority Dagestan Russian news outlet RBC quoted a local priest as saying that the attacker opened fire as worshippers were leaving an afternoon service. Police have not commented on the possible motive for the attack. Five others, including a police officer and a national guardsman, were injured, Russian officials said. The attacker was shot and killed at the scene. [Full Article...]

Google app testing built-in screenshot-editing feature

Google app testing built-in screenshot-editing feature Upon checkout, you'll be given the option to use said cards to avail discounts. Regardless, as Google puts the final polish on the feature, you can jump ahead of the line by agreeing to the beta , and then grabbing the beta version of app at either Google Play or Apple's App Store . [Full Article...]

Trump ranks last in 'Presidential Greatness Survey'

Trump ranks last in 'Presidential Greatness Survey' The top seven slots remained unchanged from when the survey was conducted last in 2014. Mr Trump averaged a score of 12.34, bumping James Buchanan - the president who saw the U.S. He was graded on the subjects: his presidency overall, legislative accomplishments, foreign policy leadership, embodying institutional norms, and communicating with the public. [Full Article...]


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