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Paul Ryan doesn't think Congress should decide on arming teachers

Paul Ryan doesn't think Congress should decide on arming teachers Instead, the speaker focused on narrow legislation to address gaps in the database used to process guns sales that he noted the House already approved . In that instance, the gunman's violent history would have precluded him from buying a gun, but authorities failed to report it to the federal background check system. [Full Article...]

United Nations report links North Korea to Syria's chemical weapons program

United Nations report links North Korea to Syria's chemical weapons program After fresh accusations surfaced this weekend of the Syrian government using chemical weapons against its own people, the United Nations reports that North Korea may be providing the means to make these chemical weapons. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is further investigating the attacks. That North Korea continues to do brisk business with other rogue stat... [Full Article...]

Stars walk the "blue carpet" for "A Wrinkle in Time" LA premiere

Stars walk the The stars came out Monday night in Hollywood for the world premiere of the highly-anticipated blockbuster, " A Wrinkle in Time ". Thor: Ragnarok had the biggest box office success of any film in the franchise when it opened previous year and last weekend Black Panther had one of the biggest openings in movie history. [Full Article...]

Italian mafia may have links to reporter's killing

Italian mafia may have links to reporter's killing At the time of Kuciak's murder, reporters were still collecting information about the possible connections between Vadala, Troskova, and Fico's office, OCCRP writes. Slovak police chief Tibor Gaspar said Wednesday that Kuciak and Kusnirova were most likely killed because of Kuciak's work as an investigative journalist. [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence to visit Detroit to tout tax reform

Vice President Pence to visit Detroit to tout tax reform Anthony List & Life Institute, a pro-life organization, Pence brought greetings from President Trump and emphasized that under his administration, "life is winning in America". Senate after pro-abortion Democrats and two pro-abortion Republicans rejected the moderate abortion limit. Speaking directly to the crowd in front of him, Pence said, "Life is winning in America, ultimately, because of ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election

Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election The article, again citing the unnamed officials, said some states were compromised worse than others, with activity ranging "from entry into state websites to penetration of actual voter registration databases". According to NBC, the DHS told 21 states in September that they had been targeted, and officials acknowledged that some of those attempts were successful. [Full Article...]

USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds

USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds The North American plan would see 60 games played in the United States, 10 in Canada and 10 in Mexico. Both Morocco and the competing three joint North American bidders (Mexico, Canada, and the United States) will have to submit their formal a proposals to Federation Internationale de Football Association on March 16th. [Full Article...]

Basketball Comes Up Short at SC in OT

Basketball Comes Up Short at SC in OT After two timeouts, Waters went one-on-one and swished a 3-pointer with five seconds remaining to tie the score at 72. After LSU closed the first half with eight straight points to pull even 31-31 at halftime, the Tigers stayed even until a flurry of turnovers led SC taking a 15-point lead with 10:28 left. [Full Article...]

Windy, mostly cloudy Thursday in Oklahoma City

Windy, mostly cloudy Thursday in Oklahoma City Chance for precipitation 10 percent. Mainly cloudy. Highs 74 to 79. The wind chill will be a factor with readings as low as 10° possible at times. Prevailing south winds 15 to 30 miles per hour with gusts to around 55 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind around 10 miles per hour. After two lovely, sunny days, get ready for less sun and more rain. [Full Article...]

Train crash leaves at least 15 dead and 40 injured

Train crash leaves at least 15 dead and 40 injured According to latest figures by the states statistics agency, 1,249 train accidents took place past year, the highest since 2009 when the number reached 1,577. Train accidents have killed hundreds of people over the years. The last major train collision in Egypt took place in August 2017 in Alexandria, where 41 were killed and 179 were injured. [Full Article...]

Egyptian Singer Sherine Sentenced To Prison Over Nile Joke

Egyptian Singer Sherine Sentenced To Prison Over Nile Joke In January, an Egyptian appeals court gave a one-year prison term to another pop singer on charges of inciting debauchery over a video clip deemed too racy in the conservative country. While some Egyptian people criticized Sherine and vowed to stop listening to her songs, others supported and defended her.The video became a sensational subject, and the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate banned Sherine... [Full Article...]

Tokyo 2020 Reveals Teleporting and Telekinetic Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots

Tokyo 2020 Reveals Teleporting and Telekinetic Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots Three final sets of mascots were available, with the winning entry being a pair of anime space rabbits. "I'm just so spaced out at the moment", he said when the decision was announced. 2016 Rio Olympics mascot "Vinicius", named after music great Vinicius de Moraes, was a yellow feline animal representing Brazil's fauna and wildlife. [Full Article...]

Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses

Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses Moreover, Lee said the PyeongChang Winter Olympics was meaningful as it provided an opportunity for the two Koreas to seek reconciliation. While worldwide messaging included the sister of a dictator and the daughter of America's president, in Korea, the conversation is now of renewed talks between the North and South - an agenda advanced in part by the timing of these Games. [Full Article...]

UM ranked in world top 50 for 7 subjects

UM ranked in world top 50 for 7 subjects Irish higher education is home to two of the world's top nursing courses, according to the latest world university ranking. New Zealand's most-ranked universities were the University of Auckland and the University of Otago . The result is "an accolade for our academics, who are carrying out groundbreaking research" he said. "It also acknowledges our innovative approach to education, and the... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty, faces September trial

Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty, faces September trial Mueller's focus on flipping Gates has led to speculation that prosecutors hope to force Manafort to turn against President Trump, perhaps to share secrets about activities on the campaign. But it can't happen again, she said, or she could hold him in contempt. His lawyer says that he intends to file a motion asking Judge Jackson to clarify her order on public statements. [Full Article...]

Education Department opens investigation into MSU over Nassar scandal

Education Department opens investigation into MSU over Nassar scandal Despite the review of the complaint, Nassar remained employed at MSU until 2016. Along with DenHollander and Thomashow, several women who say Nassar abused them were at the press conference to explain why they think the package of bills is so important. [Full Article...]

Fire and Fury author and Tony Blair accuse each other of lying

Fire and Fury author and Tony Blair accuse each other of lying As you see from the tweet, Fordham's claim is that Wolff could hear him loud and clear. "I repeat, you said you were absolutely sure", Fordham clarified as he questioned Wolff. While promoting his book, Wolff said on several talk shows, including " Real Time With Bill Maher ", " The Daily Show With Trevor Noah ", and MSNBC's "Morning Joe", that he knew the president was having an affair. [Full Article...]

Iran: Vetoed resolution another failure for US

Iran: Vetoed resolution another failure for US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, vowing to take action outside the UN against Iran. The British-drafted resolution received 11 votes for, two against - including Russia's veto - and two abstentions. A group of United Nations experts monitoring the sanctions on Yemen reported to the Security Council in January that it had "identified missile remnants, related military equipment and military u... [Full Article...]

Democratic Governor Confronts Trump: 'Less Tweeting ... More Listening'

Democratic Governor Confronts Trump: 'Less Tweeting ... More Listening' Stoneman Douglas teacher Ashley Kurth, who said she was a Republican and a Trump voter, also dismissed the notion. "I have listened to the biology teachers, and they don't want to do that at any percentage", Governor Inslee continued. The president says there is "no bigger fan of the Second Amendment than me", but there's a need to boost background checks and ensure that a "sicko" is unable to g... [Full Article...]

Help rough sleepers connect with local services via the StreetLink charity

Help rough sleepers connect with local services via the StreetLink charity As temperatures in the city dropped to -5 degrees the centre being run by the Fr Peter McVerry Trust was a hive of activity this morning as breakfast was being served. Organisations like the Peter McVerry Trust have emergency accommodations in place. Focus Ireland's Director of Advocacy Mike Allen said: "We are deeply concerned by the government's continued emphasis on the delivery of Hubs to ... [Full Article...]


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