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Florida leaders propose gun laws Florida leaders propose gun laws
- February 24, 2018

The network reported that "Minneapolis City Council members are working on language to vote on the city taking an official position favoring a statewide assault weapon ban". "Unfortunately, none of the plans I'm announcing today will bring any of them back, but it's important to remember them". The 19-year-old had amassed multiple guns following his mother's death in November, and had posted on social media that "he wants to kill people", the caller said, describing a history of disruptive ... (more...)
NEET: Foreign course rule is not valid for the current students NEET: Foreign course rule is not valid for the current students
- February 24, 2018

After all these concerns, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had given rest to all confusion by declaring that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is mandatory for only Indian students who are willing to study in overseas for getting the medical degrees (MBBS/BDS) on or after May 2018. (more...)
Aruna Budda Reddy clinches bronze at 2018 Gymnastics World Cup Aruna Budda Reddy clinches bronze at 2018 Gymnastics World Cup
- February 24, 2018

Reddy scored 13.649 to win a bronze medal in the women's vault. Aruna Reddy finished behind gold medallist Tjasa Kysslef of Slovania and Australia's Emily Whitehead, who bagged silver. This was Aruna's first global medal through she has taken part at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2014 Asian Games and the 2017 Asian Championships. (more...)
Dominant Norway proud but humble amid gold rush
- February 24, 2018

Part of their time in South Korea has included getting matching tattoos while in Seoul earlier in the Olympic stretch. The Olympics are all about high-stakes, high-drama competition, and it's been no different with the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang . (more...)
In Odisha, newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes In Odisha, newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes
- February 24, 2018

The groom died in the hospital while his grandmother died on the spot. The Police has begun an investigation into the matter. According to reports by Odishatv.in, the injured were taken to Patnagarh hospital initially. Police said the pair from the Bolangir district of the state got the gift from an unidentified person at their marriage reception on 21 February. Soumya Ranjan Sahoo of Patnagarh married Reema Sahoo on February 18. (more...)
Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe
- February 24, 2018

It is not clear if the Jets would be used for actual combat operations. The Russian mercenaries who carried out the siege - which was repelled by US airstrikes - were reportedly working for oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin , a close ally of Vladimir Putin and the same man accused of running a troll factory that targeted American voters. (more...)
Serbian FM grateful to Russian Federation for support on world stage Serbian FM grateful to Russian Federation for support on world stage
- February 24, 2018

Lavrov landed at the Belgrade Airport on Wednesday afternoon to attend the ceremony of the 180th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. "If not, Serbia is an independent and free country". In a February 19 interview with Serbia's Beta news agency, Lavrov claimed that "anti-Russia" nations were pressuring Balkan countries to choose between the West and Russian Federation. (more...)
Speeding Vehicle Knocks Down Students in India Killing 9, Injuring 24 Speeding Vehicle Knocks Down Students in India Killing 9, Injuring 24
- February 24, 2018

SSP Vivek Kumar has said the police has started its investigation and the Bolero driver who ran away after the incident is being searched by the police and would be arrested soon. In a tragic incident, nine children were killed and 24 others injured after being hit by a speeding vehicle in Bihar's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday. (more...)
Kerala tribal man died of trauma, was beaten up, confirms autopsy report Kerala tribal man died of trauma, was beaten up, confirms autopsy report
- February 24, 2018

Two of Madhu's ribs were broken in the attack, the report said. As the arrested persons' statements support this allegation, action against these officials are nearly sure. "Our ministry has sought a report from the chief secretary about the incident and the action taken by the state government", Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram told a television channel. (more...)
Olympic roundup: Counting down to the closing ceremony at Pyeongchang Olympic roundup: Counting down to the closing ceremony at Pyeongchang
- February 24, 2018

US women also broke ground by winning their nation's first-ever medal in cross-country skiing - and the first-ever gold in cross-country for men or women. The U.S. then went out and won the world title. "If someone had told me back in 2002 (at the Salt Lake City Games) that I would still be standing here I would have told them that is not possible", Bjoergen said. (more...)
Left Begins Boycott Campaign Against NRA, Starts With Car Rental Companies Left Begins Boycott Campaign Against NRA, Starts With Car Rental Companies
- February 24, 2018

The "Once Upon a Time in America" actor vented at the car-rental giant in response to a tweet from Enterprise. The announcements came after the progressive news website ThinkProgress listed them as companies that support the NRA. None of the companies gave details about why or when they chose to cut ties with the NRA, but the news comes as the hashtag #BoycottNRA has taken social media by storm. (more...)
Charge dismissed against hunter who shot, killed woman walking dogs Charge dismissed against hunter who shot, killed woman walking dogs
- February 24, 2018

Swanson said he has the option of appealing Judge David Foley's decision or presenting the case again to a grand jury. He's leaning toward the latter because the appeal process could take months and it would be more efficient to revisit the grand jury. (more...)
On a comeback trail, Suresh Raina eyes 2019 World Cup On a comeback trail, Suresh Raina eyes 2019 World Cup
- February 24, 2018

When you come to the middle order, MS is there and Manish is also doing a good job. "We played well in the first two games and I hope we are going to do really well in the decider", he said. Yes, Federation of International Cricketers' Associations or FICA released the T20 Player Performance Index for the first time to evaluate players' performance in both domestic and international cricket and Kohli could not make a cut in the list of top-10 players. (more...)
Children Bear Brunt of Air Assaults on Eastern Ghouta, Toll Reaches 500 Children Bear Brunt of Air Assaults on Eastern Ghouta, Toll Reaches 500
- February 24, 2018

How bad is the situation in the Eastern Ghouta? The facility, with just 17 beds, received 82 patients on Tuesday night alone, he said. He said the bodies of two women and two children killed in Wednesday's shelling were also brought to the hospital. (more...)
Teen Burnt To Death Outside Her Village Teen Burnt To Death Outside Her Village
- February 24, 2018

On her way back, she was mobbed by unidentified persons who sprinkled petrol on her and burnt her alive. Inspector General of Police Sujeet Pandey visited the spot and asked the Superintendent of Police, Pushpanjali, to probe the matter. The mother of the victim was working in a nearby mustard field at the time of the crime. The victim's family has ruled out any case of enmity. It is not yet clear if she committed suicide or was murdered, said reports. (more...)
Ivanka Trump to lead United States delegation at Olympics closing ceremony Ivanka Trump to lead United States delegation at Olympics closing ceremony
- February 24, 2018

The differences in how the USA and South Korea hope to achieve denuclearization were also apparent during the banquet. The US Treasury Department on Friday imposed the new economic sanctions on 27 companies and 28 vessels located or registered in numerous countries, trading with North Korea, reports Efe news. (more...)
Here is how local school districts are handling student walkouts Here is how local school districts are handling student walkouts
- February 24, 2018

Students left classrooms around 10:17 a.m. and gathered in the school's courtyard for about 20 minutes. Police say hundreds of students protested outside the city's high schools. "We want a safe place that we can come to every day". "There's so many kids at school, and we're just scared that this could happen to us, that it could happen to our friends, our sisters and brothers, and there's not much we can do about it". (more...)
First Alert Weather Day for Saturday, strong to severe storms likely First Alert Weather Day for Saturday, strong to severe storms likely
- February 24, 2018

Friday night into Saturday morning temperatures will likely remain in the 60s and 70s as a warm and unstable airmass is in place. As part of the National Weather Service's Severe Weather Awareness Week, WAFB wants you to know more about the dangers of flashing flooding. (more...)
MWC 2018: What smartphones to expect from Samsung, Nokia, Xiaomi and more MWC 2018: What smartphones to expect from Samsung, Nokia, Xiaomi and more
- February 24, 2018

Samsung's flagship smartphone is no secret as almost everything has been leaked on its specs and design. The Finnish company launched a number of smartphones at the event, but its reboot of the 3310 - the indestructible phone from our childhood that came with Snake installed - ended up hogging all the limelight. (more...)
Report links United Kingdom basketball players to possible NCAA violations Report links United Kingdom basketball players to possible NCAA violations
- February 24, 2018

Emmert later said that he and the newly formed Commission on College Basketball - chaired by Condoleezza Rice - were committed to "making transformational changes to the game". 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz , former Kentucky player Bam Adebayo , Michigan State's Miles Bridges and Duke's Wendell Carter . San Diego State has suspended senior Malik Pope after he was alleged to have received a $14,000 payment. (more...)
Father Of Slain Jewish Teen Eviscerates Marco Rubio On CNN Father Of Slain Jewish Teen Eviscerates Marco Rubio On CNN
- February 24, 2018

But it was him. Watch the town hall and LaPierre's address below. The teacher said the SWAT team that rescued her students immediately asked if anyone was armed - and that the situation could have ended badly if she was carrying a weapon. (more...)
This Mississippi Town Just Banned A Pride Parade This Mississippi Town Just Banned A Pride Parade
- February 24, 2018

According to WCBI in Columbus , Starkville Pride, a Mississippi State University campus organization representing members of the LGBTQ Community, had applied for a permit for a Pride Parade in Starkville. However, the university plans to evaluate any requests with the same criteria as all organization requests. Mayor Lynn Spruill had seemed cautiously optimistic a special permit would be approved, highlighting the diversity of the town of some 25,000. (more...)
When Does Net Neutrality End? Order Published, April Effective Date When Does Net Neutrality End? Order Published, April Effective Date
- February 24, 2018

With Orwellian rhetorical flourish, the Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) today published the " Restoring Internet Freedom " rule, which rolled back Net Neutrality in a party line vote previous year. As such, they only need one Republican to rebel to bring down the plan. The rollback of net neutrality might not make much of a different to some states, however. (more...)
Sheriff: Deputy never entered Florida school in shooting Sheriff: Deputy never entered Florida school in shooting
- February 24, 2018

Scot Peterson , the Florida sheriff's deputy who has been branded a "coward" by President Trump for his behavior at the Parkland school shooting has resigned and is now under police protection. The Sun-Sentinel newspaper said he had worked for the sheriff's office since 1985 and office records showed his salary for 2016 was $75,673 (£54,137). (more...)
Should Farsighted Investors Pay Attention to Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV)?
- February 24, 2018

The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 26. As per Thursday, April 13, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. 19,612 were accumulated by Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Kbc Grp Inc Nv invested in 17,336 shares. (NYSE:VEEV) for 295,438 shares. Some investors are only interested in buy and hold strategies, while others will opt to try and capitalize on short-term market movements. (more...)
Aminu Records Most Rebounds In 40th NBA Game For Trail Blazers Aminu Records Most Rebounds In 40th NBA Game For Trail Blazers
- February 24, 2018

Portland looked in sync, while the Jazz looked like they still were enjoying the All-Star break. Got to the free throw line area, which is more of a sweet spot for me, a comfort shot. "Our guys were really locked in". The Trail Blazers maintained an edge throughout the second quarter, leading at the break by a 53-47 count. That lack of activity was certainly apparent as the Jazz allowed 14 second-chance points and fell behind by as many as 19. (more...)
Christie's boyfriend makes history for Hungary Christie's boyfriend makes history for Hungary
- February 24, 2018

The U.S.is barreling toward its worst showing in women's figure skating at the Olympics . US women also broke ground by winning their nation's first-ever medal in cross-country skiing - and the first-ever gold in cross-country for men or women. (more...)
Vinemont senior charged with making terrorist threats Vinemont senior charged with making terrorist threats
- February 24, 2018

The alleged threat by Wilson comes amid an ongoing crisis in the USA, where everyone is coping up with the aftermath of deadly Florida school massacre that killed at least 17 people. "We've got his attention". Because of the student's age, his name is not being released but he is no longer at school. "If he decides to come back to our school system, there'll be punishment from the school system's standpoint; but right now, we're letting the authorities handle that". (more...)
Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions' on North Korea as he threatens 'phase two' Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions' on North Korea as he threatens 'phase two'
- February 24, 2018

North Korea past year conducted dozens of missile launches and its sixth and largest nuclear test in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions. Kim said he wants to boost the "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue" with South Korea, which hosts 28,500 U.S. (more...)
Met Eireann say cold weather warnings could be upgraded to Status Red
- February 24, 2018

The forecasters said that there was going to be "exceptionally cold weather" on the cards for next week, with "significant wind chill and severe frost". It says it will be very cold on Monday night with a severe frost and the risk of snow showers along northern and eastern coasts in moderate northeasterly winds. (more...)

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