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It's time to discuss gun violence

Many Republican voters read and consume media and promotional materials created and distributed by the National Rifle Association ( NRA ), which pushes for fewer regulations on guns and promotes anxiety about the government taking citizens' guns away, and vote according to grades the NRA gives to politicians. [Full Article...]

LHS students take walk in support of Parkland

LHS students take walk in support of Parkland MCPS Communications Director Hatton Littman said normal attendance procedures are followed when students leave class, so parents will be notified if their kids were absent. That's why she and some of her peers on Wednesday night asked the Chico Unified School District board to approve a mandate to take part in the #enough National School Walk Out on March 14th. [Full Article...]

Audience Savages NRA Rep During CNN School Shooting Town Hall

Audience Savages NRA Rep During CNN School Shooting Town Hall Emma Gonzalez , one of the most vocal survivors of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, asked Loesch whether she believes it should be more hard for people to obtain semi-automatic weapons and modifications like bump stocks that can mimic fully automatic weapons. [Full Article...]

Trudeau's visit to India to enhance economic ties, says economist

Trudeau's visit to India to enhance economic ties, says economist The Canadian High Commission said, "We have rescinded Jaspal Atwal's invitation (for dinner reception with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in Delhi)". Wearing an off-white kurta-pyjama and head covered with a "kesari" (saffron) pattka, Justin Trudeau entered the Darbar Sahib complex with his wife Sophie, who was wearing a turquoise kurta, and their children, who were also wearing traditional Punjab... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks

Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks At the meeting on Wednesday, Trump met with students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as well as students from other school shooting sites Newtown and Columbine. Additionally, the White House has announced age restrictions for buying AR-15 rifles are "on the table". "The laws of the country have failed". If accurate, it would represent the latest in a flurry of gun control mea... [Full Article...]

Gov. Rick Scott calls on Federal Bureau of Investigation director to resign

Gov. Rick Scott calls on Federal Bureau of Investigation director to resign Amy Berdos, superintendent of Foxboro schools, said the town's five schools only had one call and that was from a parent wanting to know if they conduct safety drills. Mourners including students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida attend a candlelight vigil at the Parkland Amphitheatre on Thursday 2/15/2018. [Full Article...]

UK Labour chief says Communist spy claims 'ridiculous smear'

UK Labour chief says Communist spy claims 'ridiculous smear' He accused newspapers of running the stories because they are anxious about the second phase of the Leveson Inquiry being triggered either by a Lords amendment to the Data Protection Bill or a Labour government. He later said that the Labour leader had a paper record of the meeting, which lasted for about an hour, in the House of Commons. Ministers have said Mr Corbyn's meetings with the Soviet ... [Full Article...]

Teens stage 'lie-in' outside White House for gun reform

Teens stage 'lie-in' outside White House for gun reform He told the students "I hear you", but seeing as he needed to write that down to do not forget to say it, it's a bit doubtful that he did. The session is just one of several events the White House has pitched in an effort to formulate a response to mass shootings , particularly at schools. [Full Article...]

USA protesters rally outside White House for gun control

USA protesters rally outside White House for gun control Lawmakers in Tallahassee said they would consider raising the age limit to 21, the same standard for handguns and alcohol, though the state Senate on Wednesday opted not to take up a gun control measure. Their " March for Our Lives" is planned March 24 in Washington. Sister rallies are set to take place around the country. The youth-led protest movement has attracted prominent celebrity suppo... [Full Article...]

Trump wonders why Obama didn't do anything to stop Russian meddling

Trump wonders why Obama didn't do anything to stop Russian meddling In another tweet , Trump said, "I have been much tougher on Russian Federation than Obama , just look at the facts". Trump tweeted. "Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?" President Trump just can't quit trying to link his predecessor Barack Obama to the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Marco Rubio Asked About Accepting NRA Donations

Marco Rubio Asked About Accepting NRA Donations One that was the highlight of the entire event occurred between Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Fred Guttenberg , the father of Jamie , a student who was one of the 17 people killed last week in the high school massacre. Rubio decried polarization in America which he said goes far beyond politics. "The fact that you can't stand with everyone else in this room to say that, I'm sorry", in to... [Full Article...]

Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russian Federation

Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russian Federation President Donald Trump says he's been "much tougher" on Russian Federation than his predecessor - but his evidence remains scant at best. President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Flood Watch remains in effect until Wednesday

Flood Watch remains in effect until Wednesday That was the first round of what will likely be plenty more rounds of showers and storms over the next 24 to 36 hours. Widespread rain will develop across the region today through Wednesday . The rain will continue through late Wednesday , when a cold front will push through, ushering in lower temperatures for Thursday . Significant icing is not likely, but some slick spots are possible. [Full Article...]

More arrests made over Punjab National Bank scam

More arrests made over Punjab National Bank scam The CBI has also sealed a farmhouse of Nirav Modi spread across 1.5 acres which has a palatial bungalow measuring 12,000 square metres at Alibaug, 100 km from Mumbai . He further asserted that the actual amount is below Rs 5,000 crore. The ED also seized several important documents related to the Punjab National Bank. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation balks at United Nations bid to condemn Iran over missiles to Yemen

Russian Federation balks at United Nations bid to condemn Iran over missiles to Yemen The U.N. Security Council first assembled arms experts to investigate the rocket debris in mid- November, just two weeks after the attack, and while initial reports supported the idea that Iran was behind the attacks, the U.N. The recently released United Nations report states that the "identified missile remnants, related military equipment and military unmanned aerial vehicles [are] of Iranian o... [Full Article...]

United States embassy in Montenegro warns of 'active security situation'

United States embassy in Montenegro warns of 'active security situation' The police blocked Revolution Boulevard where the country's National Security Agency and the U.S. embassy are located. Two unknown individuals attacked the embassy complex late Wednesday night with explosives, Reuters reports , citing local media. [Full Article...]

Pastor fatally wounded in local hunting accident

Pastor fatally wounded in local hunting accident They say he then got a rifle and fired two shots at the "brown and gray movement" he saw near a tree. Michael Seth Marsh, 26, of Taylorsville, was shot in the chest and died at the hospital in Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical at 8 p.m. [Full Article...]

Bahrain sentences jailed activist to 5 more years for tweets

Bahrain sentences jailed activist to 5 more years for tweets In January, a Bahraini court also affirmed a separate two-year sentence against Rajab for "spreading rumours and untruthful information" against the government in television interviews. A U.S. embassy representative attended an earlier hearing for Rajab, the state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday, adding that Washington was disappointed his earlier verdict had been upheld. [Full Article...]

Virginia Students Again Among Top AP Achievers

Virginia Students Again Among Top AP Achievers Montana Office of Public Instruction Director of Communications Dylan Klapmeier says Montana saw an increase in the number of students taking an AP exam and an increase in students who scored a 3 or higher. Across the country, about 1.2 million students took AP exams past year, up from 1.1 million in 2016. It's also 0.2 percent higher than it was in 2016. [Full Article...]

School shooter's past includes mental illness

School shooter's past includes mental illness The Sneads said that while Cruz seemed to be depressed about the death of his mother, they didn't see any signs that he was capable of committing mass violence. "If he was willing to do that, there's no telling what he would have done to us", said Snead. Broward Circuit Judge Charles Greene on Monday ordered that the agency release parts of Cruz's mental-health assessment. [Full Article...]


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