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Marco Rubio Jeered at Town Hall on Banning Assault Weapons

Marco Rubio Jeered at Town Hall on Banning Assault Weapons Rubio would not agree to refuse NRA donations in the Town Hall that featured a packed room of survivors from the Florida school shooting that left 17 students and staff members dead. "And I do support any law that would keep guns out of the hands of a deranged killer". "I want you to know that I told him before we came out here tonight that he had guts coming here ..." This law, which is a... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children

Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children The 19-year-old suspect in the high school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida , had used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that was purchased legally, USA Today has reported . Students from the Florida high school where a former student is accused of murdering 17 people last week using an assault-style rifle are planning a "March For Our Lives" in Washington on 24 March to call atte... [Full Article...]

Chinese warships entered Indian Ocean amid Maldives crisis

Chinese warships entered Indian Ocean amid Maldives crisis Sources say, a Chinese Navy task force entered the Indian Ocean from Sunda strait for exercises in global waters 15 days ago, which is closer to Australia, and has since left via Lombok strait that lies between the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok. [Full Article...]

Prince George's police officer shot and killed; investigation closes MD-210

Prince George's police officer shot and killed; investigation closes MD-210 Two officers involved in the confrontation with that suspect, the police chief said. The officer earned a Medal of Valor in 2006. Sources told WRC that officers fatally shot the suspect as he attempted to run into the woods. He was recently assigned to the National Harbor Team through Special Operations. He worked in the Prince George's County Police Department for 14 years. [Full Article...]

Grenade hurled at USA embassy in Montenegro

Grenade hurled at USA embassy in Montenegro There has been an explosion at the US Embassy in Montenegro, the government says. It said the device was most probably a hand grenade but didn't say whether it was the same device which killed the person. The embassy canceled all services on February 22 and warned US citizens to stay away until further notice. The building will be closed Thursday as a further precaution. [Full Article...]

Trump to discuss school safety with students from Parkland, Newtown, Columbine

The screenshots of the texts went viral on Twitter and Sam mentioned them during the White House listening session . Trump signaled possible approval for raising the age to buy assault rifles, tougher screenings for gun sales and concealed firearms for teachers. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map But he didn't question the court's right to rule the old map unconstitutional. The state senator supports legislation that would give an independent commission the power to devise legislative boundaries after the next census in 2020. The new district includes the counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron, Venango, Forest, Warren, Jefferson, Indiana and Armstrong, and parts of Cambria, Butler and Centre c... [Full Article...]

Abbas, at United Nations, calls for ME peace conference

Abbas, at United Nations, calls for ME peace conference A clarified version of the story is below. Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas has presented a three-point peace plan centred on convening an global peace conference by mid-year to resolve the intractable conflict with Israel and reiterated his readiness for negotiations. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr speech will send mistaken message: Democratic Senator

Trump Jr speech will send mistaken message: Democratic Senator Donald Trump Junior, the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, is on a week-long visit to India to push sales of the upcoming Trump Towers in the country. The information requested by Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, includes whether personnel at the U.S. Embassy briefed Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

US Fighter Jet Dumps Fuel Tanks Near Fishermen In Japan Lake

US Fighter Jet Dumps Fuel Tanks Near Fishermen In Japan Lake Local fisherman Takao Ebina said his colleagues saw huge columns of water rising from the lake's surface about 100 meters (330 feet) from where they were catching clams. Onodera said the supersonic aircraft experienced an engine fire immediately after leaving the base. In October of previous year, a USA military helicopter went up in flames after making an emergency landing in Okinawa. [Full Article...]

More than 6bn people live in corrupt countries, study shows

More than 6bn people live in corrupt countries, study shows TI's table is compiled by awarding countries a score of between one and 100, based on data from 12 worldwide organisations including the World Bank, African Development Bank and the World Economic Forum. "As indicated above, the real spiral in the country began at the end of 2016, the year in which the survey was completed, when there was a marked escalation in revealing corruption, primarily thro... [Full Article...]

February 21 marks International Mother Language Day

February 21 marks International Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day was chosen by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in 1999 to commemorate the killing of four students in Dhaka on February 21, 1952. Africa is one of, if not the continent, with the highest linguistic diversity in the world. "There is a trend of ignoring the various mother languages just by terming them a dialect", said Profess... [Full Article...]

Florida shooting survivors in Capitol, demand action on guns

Florida shooting survivors in Capitol, demand action on guns Following the end of speeches Brandon Wolf, a survivor of the Pulse night club shooting in Orlando praised the teenagers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , calling them an "inspiration" and urging the world to not underestimate them. [Full Article...]

Intel makes Spectre fixes for Intel Kaby and Coffee Lake available

Intel makes Spectre fixes for Intel Kaby and Coffee Lake available Slowly but steadily Intel has have been able to plug more processors and protect them against the Spectre vulnerabilities , patches for Kaby Lake (Core ix 7000) and Coffee Lake (Core ix 8000) now have been made available as well. As for Intel, the company is now facing almost three dozen lawsuits [PDF] regarding its handling of the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. [Full Article...]

Second poster of Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani starrer Baaghi 2 releases

Second poster of Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani starrer Baaghi 2 releases The Baaghi 2 trailer is finally out. Disha Patani doesn't get a lot to do, but is pleasant to look at from the snippets in the trailer. Dialogues like, " Jo tera torture hai, woh mera warm-up hai " will surely gather whistles from the fans. [Full Article...]

35 killed as bus veers off mountain in Peru

35 killed as bus veers off mountain in Peru Local media said the coach had fallen from a height that was variously described to be between 80m (260ft) and 200m (650ft). A passenger list suggests at least 45 people had signed up for the journey but more could have joined on the way. [Full Article...]

Met Police Lose Appeal Against John Worboys Victims - Here's Why It's Important

Met Police Lose Appeal Against John Worboys Victims - Here's Why It's Important His relatives, along those of Anthony Walgate, 23, Gabriel Kovari, 22, Daniel Whitworth, 21, accuse investigators of breaching the same article of the Human Rights Act used in the successful Worboys case. "This appeal did not seek to recover the compensation and costs awarded to the claimants". Responding to the judgment, Scotland Yard Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey said: 'There is no doub... [Full Article...]

Lawyer says Melania Trump's parents are legally U.S. permanent residents

Lawyer says Melania Trump's parents are legally U.S. permanent residents Trump's parents are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents", their attorney, Michael Wildes , told The Washington Post . Viktor Knavs , 73, is a former member of the Yugoslav Communist Party who worked as a chauffeur and auto salesman in Slovenia. The White House declined to comment on the immigration history of Melania Trump's parents. [Full Article...]

Qatar Airways plans to start airline in India, says Al Baker

Qatar Airways plans to start airline in India, says Al Baker Qatar Airways is the world's largest A350 XWB family customer, with 76 aircraft on order, and the largest A350-1000 customer. Hexcel's composite materials make a significant contribution to the weight savings, performance and fuel efficiency of both aircraft in the family, the A350-900 and the A350-1000. [Full Article...]

Early Texas Primary voting begins Tuesday

Early Texas Primary voting begins Tuesday Early voting runs through March 2nd; Election Day is March 6th. Collin County officials would only say that 3,138 voters total cast ballots on Monday, with no party breakdown available. 2, are Vickers Cunningham, J.J. Koch and Stephen Stanley in the Republican Primary and Democratic candidate Wini Cannon. Termed the "Vacancy of Bradford", the ballot line will allow winning write-in candidates fr... [Full Article...]


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