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China demands US stop unilateral sanctions on North Korea China demands US stop unilateral sanctions on North Korea
- February 25, 2018

Specifically, Mnuchin said , the sanctions target 27 entities, 28 vessels, and 1 individual for evading existing sanctions. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a statement the sanctions against the ships would help prevent Kim's government from conducting 'evasive maritime activities that facilitate illicit coal and fuel transports and erode its abilities to ship goods through worldwide waters. (more...)
MP Ben Bradley to apologise for Corbyn tweet MP Ben Bradley to apologise for Corbyn tweet
- February 25, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has won an apology and payout from a Tory MP who tweeted the Labour leader had "sold secrets to Communist spies". I have since deleted the defamatory tweet. Sir Richard Dearlove said the Labour leader should have "taken care to avoid" meeting a Czechoslovakian agent and can not just "laugh off" the claims. (more...)
Former Trump campaign manager charged for paying former European politicians Former Trump campaign manager charged for paying former European politicians
- February 25, 2018

Congress who "had Ukraine within his subcommittee's purview", according to the special counsel's office. Gates' agreement to plead guilty to some of the charges indicates he could be willing to cooperate with the investigation into his former business associate. (more...)
Candlelight vigils held across Florida to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting victims Candlelight vigils held across Florida to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting victims
- February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump said he will have a "listening session" in Broward County on Wednesday night to hear concerns, but it wasn't yet clear who would be invited to speak. Soon after the shooting , several legislative leaders were taken on a tour of the school to see the damage firsthand and appeared shaken afterward. (more...)
School shooting: Join me in drafting a state initiative School shooting: Join me in drafting a state initiative
- February 25, 2018

How many kids have come home from school and asked, "Daddy, is someone going to come to my school and try to shoot me?" Shouting loudly over each other, blasting someone on Facebook and calling teens who witnessed this life-altering tragedy mindless robots for the left gets us nowhere. (more...)
Modi runs 90% commission govt, says Karnataka CM Modi runs 90% commission govt, says Karnataka CM
- February 25, 2018

State BJP president B S Yeddyurappa, on Thursday, accused the government of utilising Rs 929.41 crore meant for the welfare of Scheduled Castes (SC) to fund farm loan waiver. What was the central government doing?" he questioned. He called upon the BJP cadre to launch an agitation against the state government. "If my government is non performing, how is it that the growth rate of the state stands at 8.5 %", Siddaramaiah asked. (more...)
United Drops Discount For NRA Members United Drops Discount For NRA Members
- February 25, 2018

Some of the backlash has centered on the National Rifle Association (NRA), an organisation that promotes gun rights in the United States. Langin, a spokesman for the First National Bank of Omaha , said in a statement on Thursday that customer feedback had prompted a review of its contract with the N.R.A. (more...)
Florida Governor to raise age limit for buying guns, ban bump stocks Florida Governor to raise age limit for buying guns, ban bump stocks
- February 25, 2018

School officials said students will never again set foot in the structure where freshmen took classes. Nationwide, a branch of the Women's March called Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers and school administrators to participate in a walkout March 14 and a separate walkout is planned for April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting in Colorado. (more...)
Freezing rain expected tonight Freezing rain expected tonight
- February 25, 2018

Snowfall warnings are in effect for regions around Lake Superior and may be extended as the event approaches. Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for all of Grey County, including Owen Sound, Dundalk, Hanover and Blue Mountains. (more...)
Conte defends selection policy, wants a bit of credit for picking Willian Conte defends selection policy, wants a bit of credit for picking Willian
- February 25, 2018

Conte justified his formation following the match as he said: "Playing Alvaro Morata from the start, with him and Eden Hazard , without Willian or Pedro , would've lost our balance". The first leg confounded the status of the teams: Barcelona are unbeaten Spanish leaders, while Chelsea have tumbled to fourth in the Premier League. (more...)
Coward cop hid while kids were killed in Florida mass shooting Coward cop hid while kids were killed in Florida mass shooting
- February 25, 2018

Peterson resigned from the $75,000 a year job after being informed he was suspended without pay pending an investigation by internal affairs investigators, Israel said . What is Florida's governor proposing? " We will require all individuals purchasing firearms to be 21 or older ", Scott said in a statement on Friday. (more...)
1 arrested, 2 injured in Winchester Public Library stabbing 1 arrested, 2 injured in Winchester Public Library stabbing
- February 25, 2018

People at the library were able to of the library were able to keep the man in the library until police responded and took him into custody. The woman suffered numerous slash and stab wounds to her head and upper torso, Ryan said. WCVB will have more information when it is made available. The district attorney said authorities are working to determine a possible motive and whether Yao and the woman knew each other. (more...)
Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in probe
- February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump's ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates are facing added pressure after US Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges that include bank and tax fraud, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started previous year. (more...)
Taliban militants attack Afghan army post in Farah killing 18 soldiers Taliban militants attack Afghan army post in Farah killing 18 soldiers
- February 25, 2018

In a statement, Gen. Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, said an Afghan National Army's (ANA) check post in the Shak Wasat area of the Bala Balook district was attacked Friday night, leaving 18 soldiers dead. Embassy and other diplomatic missions. Kabul has been on high alert since that attack. In the first incident, militants used a Humvee to attack an army base in Nad Ali district but the vehicle was destroyed when soldiers identified it and hit it with a rocket ... (more...)
Trump aide flips, pleads guilty to conspiracy in Russian Federation probe
- February 25, 2018

According to the 32-count indictment , prosecutors alleged that Manafort and Gates laundered $30 million, failed to pay taxes for almost 10 years and used their real estate to fraudulently secure over $20 million. Gates and Manafort were charged with a dozen counts of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering in October, and they pleaded not guilty to those charges. (more...)
Group chat messages reveal school shooter was obsessed with race and guns Group chat messages reveal school shooter was obsessed with race and guns
- February 25, 2018

The shooter's obsession with guns and assault weapons was another hot topic of discussion in the group chat, according to CNN . The outlet reports that most of the people in the chat appear to be younger than 18 and refused to reveal their identities. (more...)
Arm teachers with resources, not guns, say Northwest Indiana educators Arm teachers with resources, not guns, say Northwest Indiana educators
- February 25, 2018

And he said he was committed to improving background checks and working on mental health. In speaking with law enforcement who have training in mass shooting incidents, Nettles said he doesn't see how "a teacher or principal could be trained in a way they could emotionally handle a situation like that". (more...)
Trump says school guards don't 'love the children' as much as teachers Trump says school guards don't 'love the children' as much as teachers
- February 25, 2018

That has to happen now. "We have to harden our schools , not soften them up". "I think that if we find the policy solutions that make the most sense that we can get buy in for, we'll figure out the rest of the pieces that you outlined", he said. (more...)
Backlash against NRA, gun industry spreads in wake of Florida shooting Backlash against NRA, gun industry spreads in wake of Florida shooting
- February 25, 2018

Friday, insurer MetLife ended its discount program with NRA. The move comes after the most recent mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The NRA, which has long used campaign donations and effective lobbying to hold outsized political influence, argues that stricter gun control would erode individual rights. (more...)
United Nations to vote on 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria United Nations to vote on 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria
- February 25, 2018

These guarantees should be supported by those who can influence " extremist groups " in Eastern Ghouta , Lavrov stressed, apparently referring to the US-led coalition. Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia called a 30-day ceasefire unrealistic and said it couldn't be enforced. The UN is due to vote on a resolution at 1600 GMT on Friday which would order a temporary cessation of hostilities and immediate access for aid convoys to millions across the country. (more...)
More firms end ties with NRA More firms end ties with NRA
- February 25, 2018

The students have used social media to increase public pressure on companies who have business relationships with the NRA. Auto rental firms Enterprise, Hertz , Avis and Budget are among them, along with the insurance giant MetLife, software firm Symantec, and home security company SimpliSafe. (more...)
Rev. Billy Graham's body begins journey to Charlotte Rev. Billy Graham's body begins journey to Charlotte
- February 25, 2018

Saturday at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville. Here is what people are saying about the procession on social media. At least eight black SUVs and a hearse are a part of the transport. He will be laid to rest March 2 at the foot of a cross-shaped walkway at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, buried in a simple prison-made plywood coffin next to his wife, Ruth, who died in 2007. (more...)
'Vegetarian' dinner planned for Ivanka Trump in South Korea 'Vegetarian' dinner planned for Ivanka Trump in South Korea
- February 25, 2018

She made the remarks upon arriving at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, to attend the upcoming closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics to be held on Sunday. Kim, who is the propaganda chief in North Korea, was an object of mystery and fascination for many South Koreans, given how little is known about the leadership in Pyongyang. (more...)
Bombs rain down on Syria ahead of UN truce vote Bombs rain down on Syria ahead of UN truce vote
- February 25, 2018

At least a dozen hospitals have been hit, medical charities reported , making it almost impossible to treat the wounded. The Britain-based observatory said government warplanes and artillery hit Douma , Zamalka , and other towns across the enclave in the early hours of this morning. (more...)
President Trump addresses gun control at CPAC President Trump addresses gun control at CPAC
- February 25, 2018

Trump then surveyed the audience of conservatives on which issue was more important to them, and listened as the crowd cheered loudly in support of the Second Amendment right to bear arms. Trump didn't mention McCain by name, but it was clear his criticism - along with boos from the crowd - was directed toward the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer. (more...)
Delta and United end NRA partnerships Delta and United end NRA partnerships
- February 25, 2018

The NRA also did not make a statement regarding companies distancing themselves from the organization. Those defections arrived after auto rental company Enterprise Holdings , which also owns Alamo and National, said it was cutting off discounts for NRA members. (more...)
Prepare to defend Nawaz on social media, Maryam rallies crowd Prepare to defend Nawaz on social media, Maryam rallies crowd
- February 25, 2018

She made the statement while addressing a convention at Sargodha on Saturday. He is not Nawaz because of his party presidency or because of his premiership. She said Nawaz Sharif as the prime minister had completed a number of mega development projects including motorways, roads, bridges and metro bus service not only in cities but in far-off villages also. (more...)
Democratic intelligence memo released but with redactions Democratic intelligence memo released but with redactions
- February 25, 2018

Congress approved the release of the memo Saturday, which is in response to another memo from that GOP regarding an investigation into possible Russian election interference. "The FBI had ample reason to believe that Carter Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power based on his history, including the fact that he had previously been a target of Russian recruitment, his travel to Russia and other information", Schiff said in a statement. (more...)
Armed guard 'did not confront' Florida school shooter Armed guard 'did not confront' Florida school shooter
- February 25, 2018

Broward County Sheriff's Office Deputy Scot Peterson was first suspended without pay pending the investigation, but chose to turn in his resignation, according to WSVN . Students from Parkland and other cities in Florida are putting pressure on Florida lawmakers to ban military-style assault rifles and to implement extensive background checks for gun purchases. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russian Federation probe Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russian Federation probe
- February 25, 2018

In this November 6, 2017 photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington . Gates' plea comes on the heels of the indictment last week that laid out a broad operation of election meddling by Russian Federation, which began in 2014 and employed fake social media accounts and on-the-ground politicking to promote Trump's campaign, disparage Hillary Clinton and sow division and discord widely among the US electorate. (more...)

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