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No one expected snowboarder to win ski race, not even the winner

No one expected snowboarder to win ski race, not even the winner Not only did Ledecka deprive Veith of what looked like a rare double, she pushed Vonn further down the leaderboard after the American paid the price for an error at the bottom of the course. Ledecka's run shocked even her. Earlier in the week, Canadian short track speed skater Kim Boutin turned her social media accounts to private after receiving online abuse - including death threats - after a ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May warns 'lives at risk' without Brexit security deal

Theresa May warns 'lives at risk' without Brexit security deal May also called on her country's European Union partners not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security partnership. And, she added, "We can not delay discussions on this". It would also allow Britain to strike trade deals with countries beyond the European Union, one of the main benefits of leaving the bloc, according to Brexit supporters. [Full Article...]

Russians Staged Rallies For and Against Trump to Promote Discord, Indictment Says

Russians Staged Rallies For and Against Trump to Promote Discord, Indictment Says Facebook and other social media platforms, like Twitter and Instagram , have come under intense scrutiny in past weeks, as more information has surfaced about how Russian actors used those platforms to spread misinformation online. The 13 are charged with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Mr Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. [Full Article...]

Users angry at Google 'peace deal' with Getty images

Users angry at Google 'peace deal' with Getty images And all because Google has always been complaining about the photographers and publishers who claim that the search engine allowed users to upload more images for free. The deal is meant to put that accusation to rest, but Google also agreed to clearly show copyright information next to images and "improve attribution" specifically for Getty's images. [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg

PM Modi inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg The swanky headquarters is located at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, outside Lutyens' Bungalow Zone in the national capital. That is why the BJP is "dyed in the colour of patriotism" and is always willing to struggle and sacrifice for the cause of the nation, Modi said. [Full Article...]

Trump Visits Florida Hospital That Treated Victims of Parkland School Shooting

Trump Visits Florida Hospital That Treated Victims of Parkland School Shooting It's an incredible thing. Thank you to those who reported information about the situation as it allowed us to address this quickly and efficiently. Wednesday's shooting comes a year and half after a mass shooting in gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, also in Florida, that had killed 49. He has focused on treatment of mental illness . [Full Article...]

Abe, Trump affirm need to pressure North Korea

Abe, Trump affirm need to pressure North Korea They also said that dialogue must not be held with North Korea until it takes concrete steps toward denuclearisation. The proverb translates to rushing into something without fully understanding the consequences. In talks with reporters at his hotel later, Mr Abe said: "I told (Mr Kim) about our thoughts and positions, although I can't elaborate". "We want to make sure North Korea understands ... [Full Article...]

Gabriel Jesus could make Manchester City comeback vs. Wigan

Gabriel Jesus could make Manchester City comeback vs. Wigan Guardiola is one of modern football's most successful managers, but he only retired from playing in 2006, a decade after Wenger had taken the reigns at Arsenal . "Vincent came back; Delph came back... a lot of players are back from injury". All eyes will turn to Wembley next weekend when Arsenal meet runaway Premier League leaders Man City in the EFL Cup final. [Full Article...]

America will continue to be plagued by mass shootings

America will continue to be plagued by mass shootings In 2015, 19.8 percent of 18 and 19 year olds in America were enrolled in high school. "Please pray that this horrific tragedy never happens to another family". Gonzales said, referring to President Donald Trump's tweet that " neighbors and classmates knew" the shooter, a former student at the high school, "was a big problem". [Full Article...]

Lawmakers: President Trump open to 25-cent hike in gas tax

Lawmakers: President Trump open to 25-cent hike in gas tax Eight Republicans joined most Democrats in backing that plan, but it fell short after the White House threatened a veto and GOP leaders opposed it. But Tom Carper of DE, the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said Trump offered his support at the meeting. [Full Article...]

Demonstrators gather for Gun control rally

Demonstrators gather for Gun control rally Later that evening, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said that "there's a time " to talk about changes in the wake of awful events but did not say specifically when that time was. Pence is traveling in Texas for fundraising and to inspect the U.S. "This epidemic of mass slaughter - this scourge of school shooting after school shooting". [Full Article...]

Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board

Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board According to reports, the plane is identified as an ATR-72 . "An ATR aircraft of Aseman Airlines with 60 passengers and about six crew disappeared from radar this morning", Aladin Borujerdi, head of parliament's national security and foreign policy commission, told the semi-official ISNA news agency. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act On Friday the agency acknowledged that the tip-off should have been shared with the FBI's Miami office and investigated, but it was not. The Justice Department will review not just how the Cruz tip was missed but how authorities respond to similar situations, Sessions said . [Full Article...]

U.S. indicts 13 Russians for election interference

U.S. indicts 13 Russians for election interference Russian Federation would try to interfere in the 2018 US midterm elections by using social media to spread propaganda and misleading reports, much as it did in the 2016 campaign , intelligence chiefs said at the hearing. If they want to see a devil, let them", he said . Trump's comments come after McMaster, speaking at the Munich Security Conference , said "with the Federal Bureau of I... [Full Article...]

YouTube user reported disturbing comment by 'Nikolas Cruz' to Federal Bureau of Investigation

YouTube user reported disturbing comment by 'Nikolas Cruz' to Federal Bureau of Investigation Nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the Wednesday afternoon shooting in Parkland, Florida . "Everything he posts [on social media] is about weapons. I didn't. I don't", Bennight said. "I'm going to be a professional school shooter ", a commenter wrote previous year on YouTube under the name " Nikolas Cruz ". [Full Article...]

Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery, but Chinese authorities provide few details

Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery, but Chinese authorities provide few details Chinese state media said the blaze started late on Saturday and was soon put out. "There are no casualties and order is normal in the area", said the state-run Tibet Daily, adding that Tibet's top Communist party official Wu Ying-jie had rushed immediately to the scene. [Full Article...]

Gun show comes to South Florida days after Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting

Gun show comes to South Florida days after Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting She also said adults who knew that the shooter was mentally ill should have done more to prevent him from having a weapon. Another post on the page is a view down the barrel of a gun with a holographic sight out a window onto the street. The FBI received a specific report last month that Nikolas Cruz had a "desire to kill " and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed t... [Full Article...]

13 dead in Mexico plane crash near natural disaster epicentre

13 dead in Mexico plane crash near natural disaster epicentre According to the US Geological Survey , the epicenter was roughly 145km from Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca. Footage of the massive natural disaster that hit a southern state in Mexico on Friday showed the terrifying scene from inside several buildings. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Gita expected to hit NZ on Tuesday

Cyclone Gita expected to hit NZ on Tuesday The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management is advising people to prepare for the possibility of power cuts, water outages and road closures. The wet weather was set to ease in the South Island tomorrow. The activated front would produce heavy rainfall. On Sunday afternoon MetService said Gita was expected to approach New Zealand from the northwest during Monday and early on Tuesd... [Full Article...]

Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issues

Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issues None, perhaps, more so than Emma Gonzalez. "My child is dead, I can't help her", she continued. Lawmakers cited studies showing it had little effect on shooting deaths because the weapons were seldom used in crimes and spree shootings were relatively rare. [Full Article...]


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