United States top court snubs challenge to California gun waiting period

While a lower court sided against the firearm owners, the 9th US Circuit of Appeals upheld the state law, and Tuesday's Supreme Court action means it will remain in effect. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in CNH Industrial N.V. v. Reese . Thom... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Black leads IL past Huskers
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Black leads IL past Huskers

Indiana's last win was a bit closer, as they won by just four against Iowa. "That's everything, everything, everything we have to be about", he said. Leron Black's 28 points led IL (13-15) to one of their be...More..

Dallas Leader Calls On NRA To Scrap Meeting There
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dallas Leader Calls On NRA To Scrap Meeting There

He followed up his written comments with a news conference outside City Hall in which he decried high-powered civilian-owned weapons and gun violence in Dallas, referencing both the 1963 Kennedy assassination...More..

UNICEF initiates 'Every Child Alive' campaign
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

UNICEF initiates 'Every Child Alive' campaign

Issuing a statement, UNICEF Nepal said in low-income countries, the average newborn mortality rate is 27 deaths per 1,000 births. "To lower neonatal deaths, we need to strengthen mother and newborn health ser...More..

Eurogroup backs Spain's Luis de Guindos to be next European Central Bank vice president
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Eurogroup backs Spain's Luis de Guindos to be next European Central Bank vice president

Lane had originally won the backing of a key European Parliament committee but will now not contest for the position, with Spain's economy minister Luis De Guindos set to take the role. De Guindos had fir...More..

Kashmiri Uri ceasefire violation: Villagers moved to safer location
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kashmiri Uri ceasefire violation: Villagers moved to safer location

The alert troops deployed along LOC detected the movement and engaged with effective automatic fire. A senior army officer said that Pakistani Army has deployed several battalions of the "Mujahid Force Regime...More..

Delhi Chief Secy row: Cong demands legal action
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Delhi Chief Secy row: Cong demands legal action

Among the two MLAs who assaulted the bureaucrat was close allies to CM Kejriwal aide Amanatullah Khan. Congress leader Ajay Maken said that it will be a very unsafe situation if Delhi goes towards administr...More..

17 killed in Mozambique garbage dump collapse
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

17 killed in Mozambique garbage dump collapse

The collapse happened at around 3 am (0100 GMT) in the impoverished Hulene neighbourhood, which is around 10 km (6 miles) from the centre of Maputo . The mound reportedly destroyed five homes. Local authoritie...More..

Natalie Joyce wants Barnaby to keep his job
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Natalie Joyce wants Barnaby to keep his job

The embattled deputy prime minister and leader of the National Party is dealing with a personal crisis made public in recent weeks stemming from the collapse of his marriage as a result of an affair with fo...More..

Russian Federation says indictments 'absurd', but that's modern American politics
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Russian Federation says indictments 'absurd', but that's modern American politics

He also said that after the election, the group worked to sow discord by staging rallies both in favor of President-elect Trump and in opposition to him. These charges aren't the final word from Mueller, wh...More..

China Secretly Holding Talks With Baloch Rebels in Pakistan to Protect CPEC
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

China Secretly Holding Talks With Baloch Rebels in Pakistan to Protect CPEC

The project, when completed, would enable China to pump its oil supplies from the Middle East through pipelines to Xinjiang cutting considerable distance for Chinese ships to travel to China. Pakistan, which is...More..

Mueller reportedly crossing Trump 'red line,' investigating Kushner's business dealings
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mueller reportedly crossing Trump 'red line,' investigating Kushner's business dealings

There have been reports that Mueller was already investigating Kushner's contact with Russian Federation but this is the first indication that his team is looking at Kushner's financial relationships with oth...More..

United States showing well at 2018 Winter Olympics
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

United States showing well at 2018 Winter Olympics

It's the third time the top two sleds have finished tied in an Olympic two-man race. After finding themselves in fourth place following Monday's short dance, American brother-and-sister team Maia Shibut...More..

ISIL Claims Attack On Pro-Government Militia In Iraq
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

ISIL Claims Attack On Pro-Government Militia In Iraq

However, the group continues to carry out attacks and bombings in Baghdad and different parts of the country. PMF soldiers were conducting security operations around Hawija at the time of the attack, the ...More..

Slovenian ice hockey player expelled from PyeongChang after positive doping test
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Slovenian ice hockey player expelled from PyeongChang after positive doping test

The 29-year-old player, who netted the shootout victor against Slovakia in the preliminary round, admitted committing the doping violation and was ordered to leave the Olympic village within 24 hours. The Slove...More..

Thick fog early; Near-record warmth Tuesday afternoon
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Thick fog early; Near-record warmth Tuesday afternoon

Tuesday for the entire region. Temperatures will start in the upper 50s and low 60s this morning. The warm weather will carry over into Wednesday , with an expected high of 73. There will be a chance of a s...More..

ESPN's Prediction For Today's Ohio State-Michigan Game
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

ESPN's Prediction For Today's Ohio State-Michigan Game

This team still has the same core of players from last season when they did make the tournament. They were at 15-10 and 6-6 in Big Ten play. Then another good thing happened to MI basketball Sunday, as IL g...More..

Record warmth this week
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Record warmth this week

If the mercury does reach that peak, it will break February 21's record high of 68 degrees, which was set in 1930, according to Morrone. Temperatures could top 70 degrees, and a scattered shower or two cannot...More..

Israel strikes RM58 billion natural gas deal with Egypt
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Israel strikes RM58 billion natural gas deal with Egypt

Under the agreement, Delek and Noble Energy, which control the gas fields, will provide Egypt's Dolphinus Holdings Ltd. with about 64 billion cubic meters of natural gas from the two fields over a period of...More..

Gun enthusiast makes powerful statement with his AR-15
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Gun enthusiast makes powerful statement with his AR-15

A Second Amendment supporter has posted a video in which he destroys his AR-15 rifle in response to the Florida school shooting . Scott Pappalardo posted video on Saturday of him destroying the weapon. 'Look...More..

'Only one to blame is the killer': Sheriff on Florida school shooting
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

'Only one to blame is the killer': Sheriff on Florida school shooting

In a statement , the FBI said Friday that "protocols were not followed" after someone contacted the bureau's Public Access Line on January 5 with concerns about Cruz, who authorities say confessed to carry...More..

7th grader shoots self at Ohio middle school
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

7th grader shoots self at Ohio middle school

His condition wasn't immediately known. The middle school and high school in Jackson Township are in lockdown as a precaution, according to the school district. Many concerned parents gathered outside the sc...More..

Expect Maldives won't extend Emergency beyond today
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Expect Maldives won't extend Emergency beyond today

The Chairman of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians has written to Maldives Speaker raising concerns over the current political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation urging it to immediately take...More..

Iceland Poised to Ban Circumcision of Boys
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Iceland Poised to Ban Circumcision of Boys

One in three men globally is thought to be circumcised, the vast majority for religious or cultural reasons. Cardinal Reinhard Marx, a German member of the Catholic Church , also sees this bill as a clear a...More..

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Nikolas Jacob Cruz, 19, arrived on campus at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday in an Uber auto, shortly before dismissal time. Lauderdale, Florida , on Saturday, Gonzalez delivered a passionate and incensed speech directed ...More..

Patrick Brown launches new campaign
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Patrick Brown launches new campaign

Brown reiterated that he plans to sue CTV News, though the network has not been served with any lawsuit. A crowd of supporters heard that Brown is the PC party's rightful leader, and the only one that can def...More..

Rainfall warning is in effect
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rainfall warning is in effect

This is below Environment Canada's criterion for rainfall warning when the ground is frozen. "Several rounds of rain are forecast beginning this evening", Environment Canada said in a special weather statemen...More..

Ex-Cyclone Gita: New Zealand districts declare state of emergency
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Ex-Cyclone Gita: New Zealand districts declare state of emergency

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has declared a state of emergency for the area, which includes Banks Peninsula. 'We are expecting homes to be flooded'. "With the recent, severe storm damage West Coast res...More..

David Davis: No sweeping deregulation after Brexit
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

David Davis: No sweeping deregulation after Brexit

Also, of utmost importance is Brexit Minister David Davis' speech, due later today, where he will supposedly set out his thoughts against the backdrop of continuing negotiations over a transition deal, where ...More..

#MeToo lawmaker 'had sex with colleagues to get information'
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

#MeToo lawmaker 'had sex with colleagues to get information'

Ms Garcia has denied previous allegations against her. "It was definitely uncomfortable", Kernick told Politico , and the people in the room ignored it. They also allege Garcia drank alcohol while doing o...More..

Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: party sources
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Head of Merkel's conservative CDU to step down: party sources

She would take over from outgoing secretary general Peter Tauber, who is stepping down from the role after a period of illness. The chancellor praised Kramp-Karrenbauer, known as AKK, as someone "who has expe...More..

Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

On February 12 the duo attacked the five-year-old girl and her body was found five days later. According to the report, witnesses said the mob gathered outside the police station around 11:30am and demanded t...More..

Snow melt, rain forecast leads to flood watch
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Snow melt, rain forecast leads to flood watch

The latest local NWS forecast calls for rainfall of.25-2.25 inches of rain from Monday through Tuesday night. Additional Strong Storm Threats: Isolated stronger storms may produce up to 1 inch sized hail ...More..

Attorney for prominent law firm charged with lying in US Russia probe
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Attorney for prominent law firm charged with lying in US Russia probe

Van der Zwaan is expected to plead guilty in federal court in Washington , D.C., Tuesday afternoon. Ukrainian prosecutors investigating the case told the Kyiv Post in November 2017 that as a fluent Russian s...More..

Venezuela Set To Launch The Petro, Its New Cryptocurrency
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Venezuela Set To Launch The Petro, Its New Cryptocurrency

It is worth remembering that, according to OVCS, there were 165 killed in demonstrations in 2017, a year in which there were 9,787 protests, a record since OVCS started measuring such events in 2011. According ...More..

Chris Evans may have just accidentally revealed the next Marvel film
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Chris Evans may have just accidentally revealed the next Marvel film

The film's estimated three-day gross of $192 million is the highest debut ever for a February film and the fifth highest of all time. As if raking in more than $200 million on its opening weekend w...More..

Bad weather hampers search for missing Iranian plane
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Bad weather hampers search for missing Iranian plane

ATR-72 planes were developed and produced in France and Italy. The flight was to land in Yasuj so was very near to its destination when it went down. The crashed plane, a French-Italian-made ATR 72-500, was 2...More..

Using large sticks, not carrot, to convince N Korea to talk: Tillerson
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Using large sticks, not carrot, to convince N Korea to talk: Tillerson

The U.S.is indicating a new willingness to talk with North Korea , but it is still hard to see a peaceful resolution to the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula in the near future. The South Korean and US mi...More..

Franklin still with Blair & Bedford counties in court's redistricting
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Franklin still with Blair & Bedford counties in court's redistricting

Butler has previously all been included under the 3 Congressional District, which is now represented by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, a Republican, of Butler. While that ruling had nothing to do with the separate chall...More..

Qatari envoy says both Israel and Gaza militants want calm
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Qatari envoy says both Israel and Gaza militants want calm

Two Palestinians were injured in Israeli multiple airstrikes on facilities belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, local sources said . They are demanding payment from t...More..

Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

A volunteer for the civil defence, an organisation known as the White Helmets, awkwardly looked for something to tell the bereaved father and eventually said: "May God reward you". The factions often fire rocke...More..

Trump Jr. to woo luxury flat buyers in India over dinner
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Jr. to woo luxury flat buyers in India over dinner

But he's also planning to deliver a foreign policy speech on Indo-Pacific relations at an event with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Trump Jr will meet with Indian investors and business leaders in...More..

Kvitova comeback adds new chapter with top 10 return
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kvitova comeback adds new chapter with top 10 return

Kvitova overcame an very bad start which saw her lose the first five games to triumph 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Asked how she managed to turn the contest around, Kvitova said: "I have no idea". But Kvitova forced a tie-...More..

OH sheriff offers free concealed-carry classes for teachers
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

OH sheriff offers free concealed-carry classes for teachers

The initiative comes in the wake of the fatal shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. "Other teachers come from different backgrounds and aren't so comfortable with it", he said...More..

Ice Hockey - Women's tournament to grow by two for Beijing Games
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Ice Hockey - Women's tournament to grow by two for Beijing Games

I mean, I obviously love ice hockey, but it wasn't until months after that I realized how much I love it. Sure, 22-year-old Dani Cameranesi scored a pair of goals, giving her a team-high three in these Olympi...More..

by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Survivors of Florida shooting slam Trump FBI tweets

On Wednesday, a teenager armed with an AR-15 opened fire targeting students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , killing 17 people and injuring over a dozen more . After the Texas ch...More..

42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast

Alejandro Murat , who was also aboard the helicopter, survived the crash unharmed. Oaxaca prosecutor's office stated that fourteen people including a six-month-old baby were killed in the crash. The quake kil...More..

by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump motorcade driver stopped after gun found in his possession

But according to the Secret Service, the firearm was prohibited outside the Secret Service security screening checkpoint at the president's luxury club. The gun was discovered during a routine security sweep, d...More..

Historians rank Trump last in 'presidential greatness' survey
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Historians rank Trump last in 'presidential greatness' survey

Since our previous survey in 2014, some presidential legacies have soared ( Barack Obama's stock has climbed into the top 10), while others have fallen (Andrew Jackson toppled to 15, out of the top 10). Bear...More..

No Disruption to Garuda Indonesia's North Sumatra Flights Despite Mount Sinabung Eruption
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

No Disruption to Garuda Indonesia's North Sumatra Flights Despite Mount Sinabung Eruption

Indonesia's Disaster Agency spokesperson, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the eruption began on Monday morning, followed by several earthquakes, causing small rocks to rain down on small villages surrounding it. Mou...More..