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Seventh grader reportedly shoots self at OH middle school Seventh grader reportedly shoots self at OH middle school
- Февраля 21, 2018

Extracurricular activities for the day were canceled by the school district. A school official says the student is being treated at a hospital. Police and school officials took extra caution and safety measures following the shooting by initially placing the middle school on lockdown. (more...)
US Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals US Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals
- Февраля 21, 2018

California is among nine states and Washington , D.C., that have waiting periods for gun purchases, and California's is the second-longest in the country, Thomas said in his dissent . Demonstrations calling on Congress to enact stricter gun control laws have been led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (more...)
Australia MP George Christensen criticised over gun photo Australia MP George Christensen criticised over gun photo
- Февраля 21, 2018

Earlier on Monday Mr Turnbull told Melbourne's 3AW radio station: "It was clearly inappropriate". It was unclear whether Mr Christensen's caption was specifically aimed at the Greens or at environmental activists who are campaigning against a proposed coalmine - which is supported by the MP - in his seat. (more...)
Targeting of civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta 'must stop' Targeting of civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta 'must stop'
- Февраля 20, 2018

How bad is the situation in Eastern Ghouta? We need much more such convoys. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it was the deadliest day in three years in the area known as Eastern Ghouta . Attacks in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks have provoked an global outcry. The conflict in Syria has seen more than 300,000 people killed and millions more displaced since it began in early 2011. (more...)
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh confirms he will meet Justin Trudeau on Wednesday Punjab CM Amarinder Singh confirms he will meet Justin Trudeau on Wednesday
- Февраля 20, 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrived in New Delhi on Saturday evening for a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing ties between the two countries . Trudeau's youngest son, Hadrien, captured the attention of the local media, as he ran into the arms of his father who affectionately threw him into the air and caught him. (more...)
Bergsma finishes 11th in latest Olympic race Bergsma finishes 11th in latest Olympic race
- Февраля 20, 2018

Bergsma came in 8th in her first two races, the 1,500 and 1,000-meter, earlier this week. Kodaira's gold raised Japan's medal total here to 10, matching the nation's previous record set at home in the 1998 Nagano Olympics. Lee originally aimed to become the second speed skater to win three straight Olympic gold medals in the women's 500 meters. Will Heather Bergsma be able to salvage her Games? Her passion for skating was influenced by her brother. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 smartphones available at up to Rs 10000 discount Google Pixel 2 smartphones available at up to Rs 10000 discount
- Февраля 20, 2018

To avail this deal from Best Buy and enjoy the Friday Phonedays promo, you just have to sign up for the standard 24-month installment plan of Verizon. With a sleek and premium design, clean and fluid software, powerful hardware and stellar cameras, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are arguably the best Android smartphones out there. (more...)
Polling underway for 59 out of 60 assembly seats in Tripura Polling underway for 59 out of 60 assembly seats in Tripura
- Февраля 20, 2018

The BJP's offensive in Tripura was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who addressed four rallies in the Left-ruled state in the north-east. Voting for the 59 out of 60 seats will be held at 3,214 polling stations. The Congress has fielded candidates in 56 seats. An impressive 89.8% of the over 25.73 lakh electors came out to vote in Sunday's Tripura assembly elections, the Election Commission said on Monday. (more...)
Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: Party sources Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: Party sources
- Февраля 20, 2018

Sometimes dubbed "mini Merkel" by German media , Kramp-Karrenbauer, 55, is a close Merkel ally and highly regarded in her party for winning an election in her region past year that helped the CDU's national standing. Mrs Kramp-Karrenbauer said: "We are experiencing one of the most hard periods in the Federal Republic of Germany". Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc remained the strongest political force with 32 percent support. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM's silence on Nirav case Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM's silence on Nirav case
- Февраля 20, 2018

It is now known that arrested PNB deputy manager foreign exchange department Gokulnath Shetty who has since retired, illegally accessed Level-5 SWIFT password with Nirav's firm. Meanwhile, the CBI is quizzing the Chief Financial Officer Vipul Ambani of #nirav modi's company, and the Brady Road branch of Punjab National Bank is also being searched. (more...)
Freezing rain expected to make Monday morning hard Freezing rain expected to make Monday morning hard
- Февраля 20, 2018

The temperature at 7 a.m. was 31 degrees in Wyandotte County. The precipitation will wind down altogether Tuesday afternoon. Strong to Severe Thunderstorms: Isolated storms may produce up to 1 inch hail and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. (more...)
Trump ranked as worst U.S. president according to political scientist survey Trump ranked as worst U.S. president according to political scientist survey
- Февраля 20, 2018

A group of more than 170 scholars from the American Political Science Association released a survey today (on Presidents' Day , the national holiday celebrating those who have held the office), which aims to calculate the "greatness" of every USA president. (more...)
Two lynched for raping minor in Arunachal Two lynched for raping minor in Arunachal
- Февраля 20, 2018

Later, the police arrested Sobar and Lohar on suspicion of rape and murder of the girl. In a tragic incident, a five-year-old girl who had been missing since 12 February was found raped and murdered at at Namgo Mismi village in Wakro circle. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments
- Февраля 20, 2018

The newspaper ads promise that buyers who order apartments in the development by Thursday will get "a conversation and dinner" with Trump Jr. a day later. And even though President Trump is still a beneficial owner of the family business, he is not subject to conflict of interest laws, as the president is exempt. (more...)
66 'killed' in Iran plane crash 66 'killed' in Iran plane crash
- Февраля 20, 2018

Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. Officials said 60 helicopter sorties had flown on Monday to no avail. Iran Aseman Airlines, a semi-private carrier owned by an Iranian civil service pension foundation, however, is banned from European skies . However, it doesn't fly to Europe, as it was banned for safety concerns. (more...)
Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe
- Февраля 20, 2018

Manafort, a former campaign chair for the Trump campaign, has been already been charged with conspiracy and money laundering. Prosecutors say van der Zwaan also misled them about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates . (more...)
Top US officials tell the world to ignore Trump's tweets Top US officials tell the world to ignore Trump's tweets
- Февраля 20, 2018

Schiff agreed that the Obama administration should have done more when it learned of the Russian meddling. President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter , asking why he didn't do more to prevent Russian election meddling. (more...)
Mexico quake: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14 Mexico quake: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14
- Февраля 19, 2018

In a macabre twist of fate, residents of nearby town Santiago Jamiltepec had set up camp for the night in the field as they feared aftershocks could collapse their homes. Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca requested federal emergency funds on Sunday to supply food, shelter and health services in more than 30 municipalities battered by last week's powerful quake in a region still reeling from temblors in September. (more...)
Tripura Election 2018: Polling begins for 59 out of 60 seats Tripura Election 2018: Polling begins for 59 out of 60 seats
- Февраля 19, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the people of Tripura to turnout in record numbers and cast their vote. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) and the ruling Left Front have left no stone unturned to woo the voters. Twenty seats are reserved for the scheduled tribes. Polling is taking place for 59 seats, out of a total of 60 constituencies. Accompanied by his wife Panchali Bhattacharjee, Chief Minister and CPI-M politburo member Manik Sarkar cast his vote here and expressed ... (more...)
CBI arrests three people in $1.8 billion PNB fraud case CBI arrests three people in $1.8 billion PNB fraud case
- Февраля 19, 2018

The Defence Minister while holding a number of documents, said that the Congress President Rahul Gandhi had benefited from the scam in which billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi and his partner Mehul Choksi are the prime suspects. TV Station NDTV on Friday reported he was at a suite in a hotel in NY, citing household staff who answered the door. The foreign affairs ministry suspended their passports and warned these will be cancelled if they do not return to India in four weeks. (more...)
PM inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Delhi, party committed to 'Rashtra Bhakti' PM inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Delhi, party committed to 'Rashtra Bhakti'
- Февраля 19, 2018

Addressing the audience, Modi said: "Is this the BJP office or my office?" Speaking at the inauguration function of the new BJP headquarters here, he said, "In thought, in action and in implementation, the BJP's core is truly democratic". (more...)
Fire breaks out at Tibetan Buddhist temple Fire breaks out at Tibetan Buddhist temple
- Февраля 19, 2018

Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua said that the fire was put out soon and that there were no casualties. No casualties have been reported so far and local authorities said that the relics remained intact. But Beijing says its rule has brought economic growth to Tibet and that Tibetans still have extensive freedoms. The fire comes as Tibetans celebrate Losar, their traditional new year, which began on Friday. (more...)
US, Turkey agree to ease row over Syria US, Turkey agree to ease row over Syria
- Февраля 19, 2018

Turkey launched an air and ground offensive last month on the Afrin region, opening a new front in the multi-sided Syrian war, to target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria . A State Department spokesperson refused to confirm whether Tillerson declined to use an American translator, or if so, why. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly said that Afrin should be cleared of "terrorists", and demanded the deployment of Turkish troops there during a speech back in ... (more...)
Former Playboy model opens up about alleged affair with Donald Trump Former Playboy model opens up about alleged affair with Donald Trump
- Февраля 19, 2018

In the handwritten account of McDougal's story, obtained by The New Yorker , she wrote that Trump "immediately took a liking to me" after their meeting at Hugh Hefner's mansion, following a taping of Trump TV show The Apprentice . Ms McDougal told the New Yorker of the alleged payment: "I'm the one who took it, so it's my fault, too". A former Playmate, who says she has been emboldened by the #MeToo movement and declining health, has confirmed to The New Yorker that she authored an ... (more...)
Dog food shipments pulled after euthanasia drug found in some brands Dog food shipments pulled after euthanasia drug found in some brands
- Февраля 19, 2018

The company said it does not use meat from euthanized animals in its pet food. The drug is used to euthanize animals. "We sincerely apologize for the concern this has caused", the company said online, explaining its recall of specific shipments of certain brands sprung "out of an abundance of caution". (more...)

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