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Olympic men's hockey tournament was a half-measure

Olympic men's hockey tournament was a half-measure The 66-1 outsiders at the start of the competition are now assured their best ever Olympic ice hockey result, their only previous medal being bronze in 1932, plus a bronze for West Germany in 1976. Knight gave the US a 1-0 lead with 25.4 seconds left in the first, redirecting a shot from Sidney Morin through Szabados' pads to give the Americans a jolt of energy. [Full Article...]

Two student-athletes arrested in Southeastern Louisiana University shooting

Two student-athletes arrested in Southeastern Louisiana University shooting University police told WDSU that the shooting took place on North Campus and involved a group of individuals. No classes are held on Fridays on Southeastern's Hammond campus, according to school officials, but students do live on the campus in residence halls. [Full Article...]

NRA chief slams 'shameful politicisation' of Florida tragedy

NRA chief slams 'shameful politicisation' of Florida tragedy Once someone has been identified though due process removing their right to own a gun. MARTIN: So he got big picture. Every American, regardless of age, race, religion, income, political affiliation or any other descriptor, should feel distraught about last week's horrific shootings in Parkland, Florida . [Full Article...]

Crews searching Grand River after woman pulled out of water

Joseph is the Maumee's northerly fork at Fort Wayne. On Friday, the Ohio National Guard activated some 40 soldiers from the 1191st Engineering Company to raise floodgates along the Ohio River in Portsmouth to help the city's flood division and Scioto County emergency management. [Full Article...]

Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits

Mr Joyce will remain in Parliament as a backbencher. The prime minister had accused Mr Joyce, 50, of a "shocking error of judgment" after the affair with Vikki Campion, 33, became public. Mr Joyce has previously called her allegation "spurious and defamatory" - and has called for the matter to be referred to the police so he can mount his defence. [Full Article...]

Rick Gates Pleads Guilty on Two Counts in Russian Interference Investigation

Rick Gates Pleads Guilty on Two Counts in Russian Interference Investigation On Friday, Gates pleaded guilty to two counts related to conspiracy against the United States and lying to federal investigators. Michael Zeldin , who has worked very closely with special counsel Robert Mueller , spoke perhaps a bit more confidently than is typical of a legal analyst about the allegations against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . [Full Article...]

Indian forces kill civilian in unprovoked cross-border firing

Indian forces kill civilian in unprovoked cross-border firing A 19-year old boy was martyred in Indian shelling from across the Line of Control on Friday, military said on Friday. Pakistan on Thursday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. The defence attaches interacted with ceasefire violations victims and gained first-hand knowledge about their sufferings. However, the attack was repulsed, the Army said. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation caller said suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz "is going to explode"

Federal Bureau of Investigation caller said suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz In 2013, Linda told police Nikolas threw her against a wall because she confiscated his Xbox games console. He told the officer he punched Cruz back in "self-defense" and attempted to restrain him before Cruz bolted from the residence, the report says. [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Tenney Says Many Mass Murderers Are Democrats

Congresswoman Tenney Says Many Mass Murderers Are Democrats Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman Evan Lukaske issued a statement against Tenney as well. Tenney was being interviewed on WGDJ in upstate NY, and said that because of the push to address gun violence in the wake of a shooting that left 17 dead, a lot of "legal gun owners are going to be targeted now". [Full Article...]

White House alerted 2 weeks ago to issues in Jared Kushner's clearance

White House alerted 2 weeks ago to issues in Jared Kushner's clearance Both the White House and Kushner's lawyer have insisted that, regardless of any action taken by Kelly, Kushner's work will be unaffected by the change. But Trump said Friday that he would leave that decision to Kelly. At one time his portfolio expanded to include the US relationships with China and Japan and a host of domestic priorities, including infrastructure, trade and economic developmen... [Full Article...]

#BoycottNRA: US bank, car rental company cut ties with NRA

#BoycottNRA: US bank, car rental company cut ties with NRA Mr Pence also praised the President's meeting with the survivors and parents of shooting victims at the White House on Wednesday. Limiting the size of gun magazines and raising the age limit on buying rifles, including guns like AR-15 style rifles, are both positions that the NRA opposes. [Full Article...]

Pakistan will be on terror finance watchlist from June 2018

Pakistan will be on terror finance watchlist from June 2018 Soon after the watchdog's statements were issued, Geo News quoted Alexandra Wijmenga-Daniel, manager communications for the FATF, as confirming that Pakistan was not added to the so-called grey list and that the FATF was not responsible for any reports making claims to the contrary. [Full Article...]

South Sudan sentences South African to hang over aid to rebel chief

South Sudan sentences South African to hang over aid to rebel chief Only a portion of the information in the 58,000 documents and 230 witness statements collected is reflected in the public report but the Commission has already identified eight Lieutenant Generals, seventeen Major Generals, eight Brigadier Generals, five Colonels and three State Governors who may bear individual responsibility for serious violations of human rights and global crimes. [Full Article...]

No, Medical-Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Make Teens Smoke More Pot

No, Medical-Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Make Teens Smoke More Pot Medical marijuana laws have had little impact on recreational pot use among US teens, according to a meta-analysis of 11 studies dating back to 1991. That bill also set up a Medical Cannabis Advisory Board and directed the Department of Health and Human Resources' Bureau for Public Health to oversee implementation of the system. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Raises $735 Million On Commodity-Backed Cryptocurrency If all the initial coins offered for sale are grabbed by investors, it could potentially bring several billion dollars into a government mired by cash shortfalls and skyrocketing inflation. The total scale of the petro could exceed six billion in USA dollars with one barrel of oil priced at around 60 US dollars. "Our biggest strength is that we have 5 billion barrels of oil worth $300 billion,... [Full Article...]

Four dead after missing plane from Alberta found in US

Four dead after missing plane from Alberta found in US The plane is registered to a farm in Alberta, Canada called Kaupp Family Farms. KDVR in Denver reports the Piper Lance was carrying four people: 28-year-old Klint Kaupp, 28-year-old Tim Mueller, Ron McKenzie and Bill Kaupp-who was piloting the aircraft. [Full Article...]

Special counsel files 32-count indictment against former Trump campaign officials

Special counsel files 32-count indictment against former Trump campaign officials In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges February 22, 2018, against Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates . Since that time , it's been unclear whether Gates would cooperate with Mueller in helping to uncover exactly what happened between Trump and Russian Federation during the 2016 election, or whether he w... [Full Article...]

Europe 'Beast From the East' Weather to Bring Cold, Snow

Europe 'Beast From the East' Weather to Bring Cold, Snow The freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia, dubbed the "Beast from the East", will bring "exceptionally cold" weather to Ireland, with mostly dry conditions at first with wintry showers becoming widespread next week. He said: "The cold weather will make itself known through the weekend". Tomorrow will be dry, largely sunny, but also very cold. "We expect the very first snowfall on Sunday ... [Full Article...]

NRA's Wayne LaPierre Criticizes 'Growing Socialist State' In US At CPAC

NRA's Wayne LaPierre Criticizes 'Growing Socialist State' In US At CPAC Kicking off CPAC with Loesch and LaPierre sent an undeniable message. Guns don't kill people, people kill people, right? President Donald Trump says he wants to see action on a series of gun control measures, saying "Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue - I hope!" Trump listened intently Wednesday to the raw emotion as students and parents appealed to the president t... [Full Article...]

Armed Deputy Who 'Never Went In' at Florida School Shooting Has Resigned

Armed Deputy Who 'Never Went In' at Florida School Shooting Has Resigned President Donald Trump on Friday doubled down on his proposal to arm certain teachers so they can defend students against active shooters, arguing that merely placing armed officers in schools won't work because they don't "love the children". [Full Article...]


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