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NRA suggests Trump may retreat from gun control

NRA suggests Trump may retreat from gun control Trump shocked fellow Republicans on Wednesday when he threw his support behind a broad set of restrictions on gun sales in response to the February 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida , that killed 17 people. After each of the mass shootings that have occurred since his unsuccessful push to expand gun background checks, Republican U.S. Sen. At a minimum, it put the Pennsyl... [Full Article...]

Deputies on scene of avalanche at Squaw Valley

Deputies on scene of avalanche at Squaw Valley Snow at the Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows resort on the morning of November 14. An avalanche swept up five people, including one who was seriously injured, at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort on Friday. At that point, a search and rescue effort with Placer County Sheriff's Office, Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows was resumed. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Unveils 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons

Vladimir Putin Unveils 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons Fully operational? Apparently. Putin said the system - called Kinzhal, or Dagger - had successfully completed testing and had been deployed operationally beginning on December 1 at the airfields of Russia's Southern Military District. Thomas Karako, a missile defence expert at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, said Putin's statements were consistent with a larger pattern of... [Full Article...]

USA makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent

USA makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent The investigation into the sonic attacks is ongoing, but there are no definitive answers at present as to the attacks' source or cause, the State Department said. So the State Department is setting a new, permanent staffing plan that maintains the lower staffing level. The person, who was not authorized to talk to reporters, was the first victim to speak publicly about the attacks since they began... [Full Article...]

Bumpy Airline Ride: 'Pretty Much Every One Threw Up'

Bumpy Airline Ride: 'Pretty Much Every One Threw Up' Fortunately, there were no significant incidents, severe sickness or injuries that occurred on the flight and the plane was able to land safely at Dulles, according to a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said . The storm pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal fl... [Full Article...]

England coach Jones to avoid public transport

England coach Jones to avoid public transport Yet, Sunday was an eye-opening experience as he traveled standard class to Manchester to watch United take on Chelsea at Old Trafford . It is claimed Jones faced both physical and verbal abuse from others on the train and the Australian says he will review his future transport arrangements. [Full Article...]

PM Trudeau stands by official's theory that Indian factions sabotaged his trip

PM Trudeau stands by official's theory that Indian factions sabotaged his trip But he insisted the government wouldn't increase taxes on consumers by making them pay more for online service. Opposition parties and editorialists heaped scorn on the prime minister and his Liberal government over the "fiasco" that dogged Trudeau during his first official visit to India to drum up trade and investment. [Full Article...]

Rutgers beats Minnesota 65-54 to advance in Big Ten at MSG

Rutgers beats Minnesota 65-54 to advance in Big Ten at MSG Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop is The Associated Press player of the year in the Big Ten Conference and the Buckeyes' Chris Holtmann is its coach of the year. They narrowed the margin back to just two points with less than 11 minutes to go in the game. -Bench Production -The Penn State bench outscored the IL bench 19-3. [Full Article...]

Car that killed nine children in India belonged to BJP leader

Car that killed nine children in India belonged to BJP leader The accident occurred near Dharampur school on National Highway-77 in Minapur block when a Balero jeep hit the children while they were crossing the road. Talking to ANI , Yadav said, "It's unfortunate". "The vehicle has a BJP board attached to it and the driver was drunk at the time of incident", he said. [Full Article...]

Kevin Smith Almost Died Trying to Hide His Small Dick

Kevin Smith Almost Died Trying to Hide His Small Dick A scan through Pratt's timeline also shows some people that equated his words with those of various United States politicians who sent prayers and thoughts to the survivors of the recent high school shootings. "And apparently some people were like, 'Fuck your prayers" and attacked him". Prayers alone will not change the world. After taking us through his harrowing journey of having a heart at... [Full Article...]

Massive storm forces hundreds of flights to be canceled

Massive storm forces hundreds of flights to be canceled This nor'easter, like the one in January, could reach bombogenesis - or become a " bomb cyclone " - by dropping at least 24 millibars of atmospheric pressure in 24 hours. That "bomb cyclone" created a record high tide of 15.16 feet - besting the tides of the Blizzard of '78 and sending heavy, car-swamping floods through the North End and Seaport - and today's storm is expected to create even highe... [Full Article...]

Toys R Us enters administration - Broughton & Sealand stores at risk

Toys R Us enters administration - Broughton & Sealand stores at risk Kirkland restructuring partners Kon Asimacopoulos and Elaine Nolan are advising Moorfields' joint administrators Simon Thomas and Arron Kendall. The administration of the two large-scale United Kingdom retailers , a form of creditor protection, highlights the grim state of the United Kingdom retail sector, with other well-known brands also trying to restructure. [Full Article...]

Canada and Brazil - not China - seen hit hardest by US steel tariffs

Canada and Brazil - not China - seen hit hardest by US steel tariffs It's easy!" the president wrote . The president made good on that promise on Thursday, invoking a rarely used 1962 law that allows trade sanctions to protect industries critical to national security. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah.), a Trump ally, called the decision a "tax hike the American people don't need and can't afford". Seoul's trade minister is already in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Tennessee bus driver convicted in crash that killed six children

Tennessee bus driver convicted in crash that killed six children He was acquitted of six counts of assault. Sentencing is scheduled for April 24. "It all could have been avoided if Johnthony Walker had slowed down, and gone the speed limit and stayed off his phone", said prosecutor Crystle Carrion, according to WTVC . [Full Article...]

Last male northern white rhino in the world is sick

Last male northern white rhino in the world is sick Sudan is one of the world's last three northern white rhinos , and the only male. The only remaining male northern-white Rhino on the planet, "sudan" is seen on May 23, 2015 at the ol-Pejeta sanctuary in Kenya's Mt. This has never been before attempted in rhinos. Even before this health setback, the chances of Sudan fathering new northern white rhinoceroses in his lifetime were basically ni... [Full Article...]

Washington governor vetoes legislative exemption bill

Washington governor vetoes legislative exemption bill Inslee's office said more than 5,500 phone calls and 11,500 emails were sent to the governor about the bill , with a lot of them asking him to veto it. Because the bill was retroactive, it sought to prohibit the release of records being sought by the coalition of news organizations, led by The Associated Press, that prevailed in the court ruling in Thurston County. [Full Article...]

Read, read, read! Local kids celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday

Read, read, read! Local kids celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday Seuss' 114th birthday, but here are some things you may not have known about him. "We want to keep that up". Programming includes teaming up with the library for Mother Goose on the Loose, which offers fun-filled 30-minute sessions that incorporate music, movement, nursery rhymes, book reading and more. [Full Article...]

High Wind Watch In Effect Until Saturday Morning

High Wind Watch In Effect Until Saturday Morning The strongest winds will be Friday afternoon through Friday evening, NWS said. Rain showers return to the area with cooler highs near 50. NWS officials are projecting sustained winds to be above 40 miles per hour with gust up to near 60 mph. [Full Article...]

Five Kenyan Police Officers Killed In Suspected Islamist Attack

Five Kenyan Police Officers Killed In Suspected Islamist Attack Police said the militants attacked two police camps in the Fino area of Mandera County and lso, damaging communication towers as they terrorized area residents. The killing comes on the heels of a February 16 al-Shabaab attack on a school close to the town of Mandera, killing three teachers and causing a mass exodus of teachers from the area. [Full Article...]

Babu Owino, two other MPs shown the door

Babu Owino, two other MPs shown the door The petition was filed by Jubilee candidate Francis Mureithi at the Milimani Law Court. "In an election, it is not just about who got more number of votes, an election is a process", he said. Mureithi who was represented by Ham Lagat, told the court how forms were not legible, making it hard to determine whether the results in Forms 35A matched with those in Form 35B. [Full Article...]


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