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Broward County Sheriff Releases Video Of Deputy's Inaction during Parkland Shooting

Broward County Sheriff Releases Video Of Deputy's Inaction during Parkland Shooting The 17-minute program ended with a moment of silence to remember those killed by school shootings and a call to action by Sved. Brenna Levitan, a 17-year-old who goes to high school in Silver Spring, Maryland, attended the White House protest with her mother. [Full Article...]

United Nations urges support for Palestinian refugee agency

United Nations urges support for Palestinian refugee agency Founded in 1949 to provide help to Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, UNRWA now supports some 5.3 million people. A dozen countries announced new funding during the emergency donor conference called as the UN Relief and Works Agency experiences the worst funding crisis in its 68-year history. [Full Article...]

Named the happiest country according to the UN

Named the happiest country according to the UN Denmark was third, followed by Iceland and Switzerland. SA ranked 105 out of 156 countries in the 2018 World Happiness Report released on Wednesday. "Those who move to happier countries gain, while those who move to less happy countries lose". "The US happiness ranking is falling, in part because of the ongoing epidemics of obesity, substance abuse and untreated depression". [Full Article...]

AAP Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann resigns

AAP Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann resigns Kejriwal had on Thursday apologised to former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia for accusing him of being involved in the drug trade , saying he had learnt that his allegations were unfounded. Drugs have emerged as one of the most emotive issues in Punjab, reeling under a crippling addiction epidemic that is said to have hit the youth particularly hard. [Full Article...]

Toys 'R' Us gift cards good for only next 30 days

Toys 'R' Us gift cards good for only next 30 days I kept the photos for years; in retrospect each image, showing endless aisles of play sets stocked to the brim, climbing into the rafters of a starkly lighted warehouse, looked like unwitting rip-offs of Andreas Gursky, the celebrated photographer renowned for his big panoramic consumerist landscapes. [Full Article...]

US Says Russia Hacks Energy Grid, Critical Infrastructure

US Says Russia Hacks Energy Grid, Critical Infrastructure Separately Thursday, the USA sanctioned a St. Petersburg-based "troll farm", two Russian intelligence services, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian citizens and businesses indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of meddling with the 2016 US presidential election. [Full Article...]

Putin calls on Russians to cast their votes for country's future

Putin calls on Russians to cast their votes for country's future Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there would be additional sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs "for their destabilising activities". But Mr. Trump's comments came a full day after his United Nations ambassador, Nikki Haley, took the lead with a more powerful statement at the Security Council. [Full Article...]

Two militants killed in overnight Srinagar encounter after attack on BJP leader

Two militants killed in overnight Srinagar encounter after attack on BJP leader The policeman identified as Bilal Ahmad suffered injuries in the attack. They also said that the CRPF trooper who was injured during the gunfight is stable. In the meantime, the suspected militants fled away from the spot, the officer said adding that one of the policemen sustained bullet wounds in the incident. [Full Article...]

'Likely Fatalities' After US Military Helicopter Crashes In Iraq

'Likely Fatalities' After US Military Helicopter Crashes In Iraq Rescue teams are responding to the crash site in Iraq, officials told Task & Purpose on Thursday. The aircraft is thought to be a HH-60 helicopter, which crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian border, according to a USA official citing initial reports . [Full Article...]

Firefighters battle INFERNO after huge blast at Texas chemical plant

Firefighters battle INFERNO after huge blast at Texas chemical plant The Forth Worth Fire Department was sending units to the plant near Cresson, located at the corner of three counties. The fire was reported at around 10 a.m. The Hood County Sheriff, Rogers Deeds , told reporters that one employee was rushed to hospital after suffering third-degree burns while another employee is still missing. [Full Article...]

Duterte: Philippines withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty

Duterte: Philippines withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty He denounced what he described as efforts to label him a heartless violator of human rights, and alleged that the court, the United Nations and non-governmental organizations were biased against him in particular and the Philippines in general. [Full Article...]

Thousands Of Students Expected To Participate In National School Walkout

Thousands Of Students Expected To Participate In National School Walkout But the students at Pascagoula High School had the full support of their teachers and administrators. A group of Houghton High School, students organized the 17-minute walkout at Houghton, which drew about 100 students from seventh through 12th grades. [Full Article...]

Ronald Gasser sentenced to 30 years in Joe McKnight road rage killing

Ronald Gasser sentenced to 30 years in Joe McKnight road rage killing Prosecutors Seth Shute and Shannon Swaim argued during trial that Gasser was the hot-headed aggressor in a tit-for-tat pursuit that began on the Crescent City Connection, where McKnight had been driving like a "jerk". Gasser stayed at the scene of the shooting. "It's going to be my life's mission to make sure that Jaiden does not grow up with hate in his heart for you", Quick said. [Full Article...]

Crimea is Ukraine, - State Department on Putin's visit to occupied peninsula

Crimea is Ukraine, - State Department on Putin's visit to occupied peninsula Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine drew worldwide condemnation and sanctions, but many Russians saw it as restoring Moscow's rule over a region they regard as being historically Russian. "What you've done already is impressive", Putin told workers in high-visibility jackets. Asked directly if the Russian President was "a friend or a foe", Sanders dodged. [Full Article...]

Trump decides to remove National Security Advisor McMaster: WaPo

Trump decides to remove National Security Advisor McMaster: WaPo The White House on Thursday night denied reports that President Donald Trump was set to replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster. According to the report, the president is actively discussing potential replacements for McMaster. The newspaper said possible candidates to fill the post include former USA ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton , and National Security Council Chief... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr and wife Vanessa separating after 12 years of marriage

Donald Trump Jr and wife Vanessa separating after 12 years of marriage According to a US Weekly source , Vanessa Trump's split from Donald Trump Jr . was a long time coming. The president's eldest son has been married to Vanessa for 13 years. The website's multiple sources are claiming that Vanessa , a psychology graduate, can't stand the constant focus put on the Trump family . Don Jr. [Full Article...]

4 killed in Miami pedestrian bridge collapse

4 killed in Miami pedestrian bridge collapse Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department personel and other rescue units work at the scene on March 15, 2018 . Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Division chief Paul Estopinan has confirmed that emergency workers made some "surface rescues."The Miami TV station reported that the police had requested television helicopters to leave the area so rescuers could hear any sounds of people from beneath the collapsed ... [Full Article...]

UK To Build New Chemical Defence Centre Following Salisbury Spy Poisoning

UK To Build New Chemical Defence Centre Following Salisbury Spy Poisoning He said: "Let's face it relations ain't good are they". The United Kingdom has plans to set up a chemical weapons research facility citing threats from Russian Federation and North Korea. This allows British troops to be deployed to areas where the risk of this type of attack exists. Anthrax is a spore-producing bacterium and is often used as a weapon in a powder, spray or as an aerosol - with... [Full Article...]

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization, demands documents about Russian Federation

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization, demands documents about Russian Federation The breadth of the subpoena was not clear, nor was it clear why Mr. Mueller issued it instead of simply asking for the documents from the company, an umbrella organization that oversees Mr. The Times reported that witnesses who have been interviewed by the special counsel were asked about a "possible real estate deal in Moscow". In a July 2016 interview with CBS he said he had "nothing to do w... [Full Article...]

Georgia's "stocking strangler" rejects last meal; to be executed Thursday

Georgia's Gary's attorneys argued that the convicted murderer and rapist's execution date was "prematurely set", leaving him without time for a review by the US Supreme Court, which earlier set an April 16 deadline. She also noted that four decades have passed since the killings and that the US Supreme Court has previously held that crime victims "have an important interest in the timely enforcement" of a s... [Full Article...]


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