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Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill
- February 23, 2018

You fearless students have spoken clearly in demanding action. The contradiction presents no solution to these repetitive mass shootings . Angry that, in the United States, there is a school shooting every 2.5 days. When watching interviews of a lot of the students at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, a lot of them weren't surprised with the occurrence, and that's heartbreaking. (more...)
Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge
- February 23, 2018

A news release from Gardner says it is a felony if a person transmits an image "in a manner that allows access to that image via a computer". He was taken into custody and released Thursday by a judge without bail and allowed to travel throughout the US, according to a spokeswoman for St. (more...)
Investigation of senator finds misconduct likely Investigation of senator finds misconduct likely
- February 23, 2018

The investigation cleared him of allegations he fired three staff members who reported his behavior toward the Senate fellow last fall. Tony Mendoza resigned suddenly Thursday - shortly before his own colleagues were set to vote on a resolution to remove him from office - days after an outside investigation found the Los Angeles County Democrat had engaged in a pattern of unwanted "sexually suggestive" behavior toward women during his decade at the Capitol. (more...)
LeBron James on new Playoff seeding format: LeBron James on new Playoff seeding format: "Let's not get too crazy"
- February 23, 2018

Anyway, the more defense-minded approach fired up LeBron who gathered the most impressive stat line of the night with 29 points, eight assists, 10 rebounds and had 50% success rate of the three-point line with four made threes. Plus, by staying in the East, James would avoid the Warriors until the Finals. The Cavaliers also made a major shakeup in its roster after the trade deadline. (more...)
UP Investors Summit 2018: Modi Announces Rs 20000 crore Defence Corridor UP Investors Summit 2018: Modi Announces Rs 20000 crore Defence Corridor
- February 23, 2018

He added that the state "comprises one of the largest workforces as well as consumer markets not only in India but anywhere in the world". In the last three years, there has been a sharp rise in FDI from $ 36 billion in 2012-14 to $ 60 billion in 2016-17, he added. (more...)
Britain wants extension of the transition period after Brexit Britain wants extension of the transition period after Brexit
- February 23, 2018

The leaders are likely to agree with a European Parliament proposal to cut the number of seats in the legislature to 705 from 751 after 73 British deputies leave the parliament and some of their seats are re-distributed among other EU members to account for demographic changes. (more...)
Embu Governor Martin Wambora Loses His Seat Embu Governor Martin Wambora Loses His Seat
- February 23, 2018

On January 2018, the court ordered a recount of votes in the Embu election due to inflation, swapping, doctoring, and stealing. Lenny Kivuti, got 96,775 votes against Wambora's 97,760, in the August 8, 2017, election. "There is no doubt that the errors affected the final outcome of the election". The judge said there wasn't sufficient evidence to warrant scrutiny of the KIEMS as Kivuti had requested. (more...)
Haiti suspends Oxfam GB amid sexual misconduct probe Haiti suspends Oxfam GB amid sexual misconduct probe
- February 23, 2018

The Caribbean nation's government announced the United Kingdom arm of the charity has had its authorisation to work in Haiti revoked for at least two months over "serious failings" between 2010 and 2011. The charity helps 750,000 people in Haiti. The UK Government is also deciding whether to end Oxfam's multi-million pound yearly funding, while the charity has said it will not bid for any new Government contracts at present. (more...)
Most Active Stock: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)
- February 22, 2018

The company has market cap of $191.44 million. The company had a trading volume of 5,046,199 shares, compared to its average volume of 29,457,789. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group downgraded Southwestern Energy from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. (more...)
Students stage walkouts to protest gun violence Students stage walkouts to protest gun violence
- February 22, 2018

At noon Wednesday, students in Aurora, Oswego, St. Charles and Batavia walked out of class, seeking to remember those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on February 14 and to advocate for changes to gun laws. Needville Independent School District in Needville, Texas, is telling students they will be suspended for three days if they choose to demonstrate. As of Tuesday, the website actionnetwork.org showed walkout events happening at three local high schools. (more...)
Delcambre High teen charged with terrorism for making campus threats Delcambre High teen charged with terrorism for making campus threats
- February 22, 2018

The threat made was to " shoot up OHS ". Opelika police said the investigation into the threats did not reveal a credible plan for the teenager's threat. Newman said police have been working closely with faculty, school administrators and a school resource officer. Police said felony charges are possible in the case. (more...)
Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics
- February 22, 2018

In the women's 1-thousand meters, (Kim Ah-rang), (Choi Min-jeong), (Sim Suk-hee) have also passed the quarterfinals. Arielle Gold won bronze in the women's snowboard halfpipe . 4 Canada was penalized, too. Most have trained for months on end hoping for a podium finish. Here's a look at the total medals rounded up by CBS Sports. (more...)
Early Israel election increasingly likely as Netanyahu's troubles deepen Early Israel election increasingly likely as Netanyahu's troubles deepen
- February 22, 2018

Shlomo Filber, director-general of the Communications Ministry, arrives for extension of his remand in Case 4000 at the Magistrate's Court in Rishon Letzion, February 18, 2018. Hefetz and the middleman are being held in police custody. Hefetz also told the court he was being allowed only few hours of sleep a night and was "exhausted", according to Hadashot news. (more...)
Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner
- February 22, 2018

Michelle Wolf has been chosen to host this year's more-than-likely-Trumpless event. The 32-year-old worked at Bear Sterns and J.P. Morgan before making the leap into comedy. Trump skipped last year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner. . President Trump famously declined his invitation to the dinner last year and has not yet revealed his plans for attending this year's event. (more...)
Florida students quit class to protest shootings
- February 22, 2018

Nikolas Cruz , who was a former student and was expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. He said his group holds "spontaneous random demonstrations" and tries not to participate in the modern world. "The police were in the driveway a lot", one neighbor said. (more...)
Patrick Brown Urged To Quit PC Leadership Race Patrick Brown Urged To Quit PC Leadership Race
- February 22, 2018

Meanwhile, Fedeli said he wrote to the party executive before Brown joined the leadership race, raising concerns about his suitability as a Tory candidate. Since joining the leadership contest on Friday, Brown has been dogged by allegations of mismanagement and corruption, which have led one Tory legislator to file a complaint with Ontario's integrity commissioner. (more...)
African asylum seekers in Israel go on hunger strike to protest imprisonment African asylum seekers in Israel go on hunger strike to protest imprisonment
- February 22, 2018

Hundreds of asylum seekers, most of whom Africans, protested on Thursday outside the Holot migrant detention camp in central Israel . "We are not criminals, we are refugees!" Most asylum seekers travel overland to Israel via the border with Egypt and claim they can not return because of the threat of persecution by their home countries' authoritarian governments. (more...)
Media Alert: 'Signature' of Biblical Prophet Discovered, Spokesperson & Image Available Media Alert: 'Signature' of Biblical Prophet Discovered, Spokesperson & Image Available
- February 22, 2018

A 2,700-year-old clay seal found in Jerusalem may bear the "signature" of the biblical prophet Isaiah. Isaiah, according to the Hebrew Bible , encouraged Hezekiah, king of Judah, to fight against the Assyrian army that laid siege to Jerusalem in 701 B.C. (more...)
Trump Suggests Pulling Immigration Officers Out of California Trump Suggests Pulling Immigration Officers Out of California
- February 22, 2018

ICE said a majority of the people arrested during the operation already had criminal records: indecency with a child, assault, deadly conduct, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, drug possession, drug trafficking, burglary, resisting arrest, firearms' offense, alien smuggling, illegally entering the US and driving under the influence. (more...)
Trump Tells DOJ to Write New Regulation Effectively Outlawing Bump-Fire Stocks Trump Tells DOJ to Write New Regulation Effectively Outlawing Bump-Fire Stocks
- February 22, 2018

In December , the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) started reviewing whether bump stocks are legal. "The NRA cannot comment until an actual rule is published with specifics that we can review", Jennifer Baker, a spokesperson for the NRA's lobbying arm, told the Washington Free Beacon . (more...)
Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare' Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare'
- February 22, 2018

Students trickled out of Lumberton High School about 11:30 a.m., shortly after an announcement from Principal Larry Obeda. MA public schools are on February break, but students are organizing for the next planned walkout, scheduled for March 14. (more...)
Deputy Head Of UNICEF Resigns Amid Claims Of Inappropriate Behaviour Deputy Head Of UNICEF Resigns Amid Claims Of Inappropriate Behaviour
- February 22, 2018

Justin Forsyth has resigned as deputy chief executive at the charity Unicef after admitting to making inappropriate comments to female members of staff in his previous job . "Two organizations I truly love and cherish". "I can't let this happen". "There have been no such complaints concerning Mr Forsyth at Unicef", he added. (more...)
Donald Trump backs arming teachers to stop school shootings Donald Trump backs arming teachers to stop school shootings
- February 22, 2018

In addition, he said that having former military people on campuses would help protect the students as well. He continued, "Thank you for pouring out your hearts because the world is watching and we're going to come up with a solution". His friend was killed in last week's shootout. "It should have been one school shooting and we should have fixed it". "How have we not stopped this after Columbine?" At the meeting, Trump sat in the middle of a semi-circle and heard tales from students ... (more...)
Stocks under Discussion: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT), CubeSmart (CUBE) Stocks under Discussion: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT), CubeSmart (CUBE)
- February 22, 2018

It has a 24.58 P/E ratio. This company shares tumbled -12.95% from their most recent record high of $89.09 and now hold $84.36 billion in market value of equity. Utd Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd owns 14,766 shares for 0% of their portfolio. BidaskClub upgraded Goodyear Tire & Rubber from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. (more...)
Jury reaches verdict in Sen. Carlos Uresti's fraud trial Jury reaches verdict in Sen. Carlos Uresti's fraud trial
- February 22, 2018

Uresti and his co-defendant, Gary Cain, have been found guilty on several counts of wire fraud and money laundering. Sentencing is scheduled for June 25. Sen. Carlos Uresti was found guilty Thursday of criminal fraud charges that could cost him millions of dollars in fines and send him to prison for years. (more...)
School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim
- February 22, 2018

Hogg's video of the dispute went viral. But CBS News confirmed he is a Stoneman Douglas High School student. "Unlike the people who are tweeting that stuff about me and my dad, I haven't lost hope in America and my dad hasn't either", the teenager admits . (more...)
More Schools Canceled Thursday Due To Threats More Schools Canceled Thursday Due To Threats
- February 22, 2018

The threats related to an incident that took place last week involving another student, Rendel said. Rendle declined to say more, citing privacy restrictions. A student was arrested and classes resumed Thursday. "We decided by canceling school, parents would feel safer, kids would feel safer and. that would allow law enforcement to focus on where this was coming from and the validity of the threat", Rendle said. (more...)
Flash Flood Watch in effect until Wednesday afternoon Flash Flood Watch in effect until Wednesday afternoon
- February 22, 2018

Widespread flash flooding is not anticipated at this time, but the usual trouble spots and low lying areas could become flooded under areas that see storms. Near Lafayette, Indiana, police say the wake from a passing vehicle pushed a school bus off a county road. No students were injured in either accident. (more...)
Rep. Tenney facing backlash over Florida shooting comments Rep. Tenney facing backlash over Florida shooting comments
- February 22, 2018

Rep. Claudia Tenney alleged in a radio interview with Albany, New York, radio station WGDJ-AM. "It's interesting that so many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats". "The media typically doesn't report the political leanings of any shooter unless it's relevant", CNN politics reporter Tal Kopan said in response to Tenney's statement. (more...)
Pence blasts media for 'fawning' North Korean coverage Pence blasts media for 'fawning' North Korean coverage
- February 22, 2018

It coincides with a visit by US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, to the South, fanning speculation about them possibly meeting here. Meanwhile, South Korea began lengthening its news broadcasts from two to five minutes, to deliver news that's less threatening to North Korea , reported Korea Times . (more...)

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