Records exemption approved for mass shooting, school shootings

Kevin Rader and Lauren Book were among only three Democrats who voted for it. "Arming teachers is a nonstarter", said state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando. The Democrat says anyone convicted of a domestic violence crime would have to su... More..

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Water-saving campaign helps drought-hit Cape Town push back
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Water-saving campaign helps drought-hit Cape Town push back "Day Zero"

Cape Town will not have to turn off water supplies after all if current consumption levels are maintained, the region's governing party has said. In January, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille was stripped ...More..

Texas Standard Primary Election Night Special For March 6, 2018
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Texas Standard Primary Election Night Special For March 6, 2018

Hundreds of students with books and backpacks, some eating and others with laptops open, waited Tuesday evening to cast their ballots in the nation's first primary election in 2018. Rep. District 3. Texans ha...More..

PM Modi terms BJP's performance in Tripura an ideological victory
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

PM Modi terms BJP's performance in Tripura an ideological victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the BJP's performance in Tripura an "ideological victory" and said the message should be spread across the country. CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, wh...More..

Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico

Kushner's Mexico trip is the first true indication that he will continue to play an integral role in the administration's foreign policy, even though his downgrade has barred him from accessing classified inf...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Chanda Kocchar summoned in PNB fraud case

The penal action is not meant to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers, RBI added. "We would like to question both of them". Meanwhile, the Cent...More..

Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey says more than 1,400 flights had been canceled as of 8 a.m.at its three major New York-area airports. JFK International Airport reported 449 cancellations, and LaGuardia ...More..

Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Mississippi's Thad Cochran Resigning From Senate in April

Senate", Cochran added. He also said there is "something nefarious" about a governor appointing himself to the Senate. Cochran, 80, made the announcement Monday afternoon following months of speculation regar...More..

DE high school students will stand with Parkland on March 14
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

DE high school students will stand with Parkland on March 14

Principals at the city's three middle and two high schools are working with student councils to determine how each school will support their students, a news release from the division said. "We try not to c...More..

Brexit deal on citizens' rights close: EU's Verhofstadt
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Brexit deal on citizens' rights close: EU's Verhofstadt

The chancellor, who is being strongly lobbied by the City to secure access to the European Union after Brexit , will say that bespoke agreements have already been agreed between Brussels and Turkey, Canada, Si...More..

Supreme court to rule on unborn case
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Supreme court to rule on unborn case

Had the High Court findings been upheld, even if the amendment were to be repealed later this year, it was considered conceivable legal challenges aiming at safeguarding the unborn could be mounted. He said: ...More..

USA to Allow Elephant Trophy Imports Despite Trump's Condemnation
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

USA to Allow Elephant Trophy Imports Despite Trump's Condemnation

The practice was banned under Barack Obama's administration in 2014 but the US Fish and Wildlife Service considered lifting that ban late previous year. But the move was quickly praised by groups that champion ...More..

Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'

While Mr. Trump called the statements out of North and South Korea "positive", he said "one way or the other we have to do something, we cannot let that situation fester". Not highly complex computers. The U....More..

Defeat of Congress was our aim in Meghalaya, says Kannanthanam
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Defeat of Congress was our aim in Meghalaya, says Kannanthanam

Congratulating the new CM, Rajnath Singh said that there was a perception that only Congress can thrive in the north-east but the BJP has changed that forever. The NPP, which won 19 assembly seats in the just c...More..

Bharatiya Jana Sangh Founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Statue Blackened in Kolkata
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Bharatiya Jana Sangh Founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Statue Blackened in Kolkata

They raised slogans demanding answer from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on why the statues of Periyar and Lenin have been damaged. A day after reports of couple of Lenin's statues were desecrate...More..

Art show in London showcases Saudi Arabia's cultural capital
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Art show in London showcases Saudi Arabia's cultural capital

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Coptic Pope Tawadros II at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral on Monday in what state media said was an unprecedented visit by an official from the kingdom...More..

Karnataka lokayukta stabbed inside Bengaluru office; attacker nabbed by police
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Karnataka lokayukta stabbed inside Bengaluru office; attacker nabbed by police

Reports suggest that Justice Shetty was stabbed multiple times in the Chest and stomach now in a critical condition was taken to Mallya hospital. Reports also said the metal detectors placed at the entrance...More..

U.S. embassy in Ankara to open on March 7
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

U.S. embassy in Ankara to open on March 7

The operation came a day after the local US embassy was closed for what it said were unspecified security reasons. Only limited services were provided on Tuesday, but spokesman David Gainer says the embassy "...More..

Russian Spy and his Daughter Found Unconscious
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Russian Spy and his Daughter Found Unconscious

The two are being being treated at Salisbury District Hospital's intensive care unit, where their condition remains critical. "And what I will say to the house is, if those suspicions prove to be well found...More..

West is responding to Putin's 'more assertive Russia': NATO chief
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

West is responding to Putin's 'more assertive Russia': NATO chief

But otherwise Russian Federation should be fine, he said . "Now the portfolio of foreign orders for Russian arms and military equipment is more than 45 billion USA dollars", Putin said at a meeting of the co...More..

Syria war: Aid convoy leaves Eastern Ghouta amid shelling
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Syria war: Aid convoy leaves Eastern Ghouta amid shelling

A boy stands on the rubble of a damaged building at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta , Damascus, Syria March 5, 2018. Over the weekend, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that regim...More..

China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs

Li Datong, a former editor for the state-run China Youth Daily, wrote that lifting term limits would "sow the seeds of chaos". Speaking ahead of Monday's release of China's national budget by parliament, Vi...More..

Trump's Justice Department sues California over immigration enforcement
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump's Justice Department sues California over immigration enforcement

Federal officials would not say whether other states were at risk of similar lawsuits over their alleged non-compliance with immigration laws. Supporters of the California laws and "sanctuary" policies in gen...More..

Parlt adjourned amid uproar over PNB scam, other issues
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Parlt adjourned amid uproar over PNB scam, other issues

As soon as the House assembled for the fourth time during the day at 3:30 PM, the opposition members again trooped into the Well raising slogans. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourns the House as MP...More..

CBI arrests 'mastermind' behind Rs 12k-cr PNB fraud
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

CBI arrests 'mastermind' behind Rs 12k-cr PNB fraud

According to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI, the government-run PNB official Gokulnath Shetty would return these documents to top company officials after issuing the letters that enabled Nirav Modi...More..

25 million child marriages prevented in last decade: Unicef report
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

25 million child marriages prevented in last decade: Unicef report

UNICEF says progress in India helped reduced the risk of a girl in South Asia marrying before her 18th birthday to about 30 percent from almost 50 percent. Without further acceleration, more than 150 million...More..

Black Caps v England ODI
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Black Caps v England ODI

Morgan's ambitious pull-shot was a fundamental part of England's collapse, while his promotion of Jos Buttler seemed right at the time, only Isa Sodhi was brought back with his legbreaks to snare Buttler - as...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Backed Syria force to redeploy 1700 from IS fight…

The Turkish military launched "Operation Olive Branch" on January 20 with the aim of clearing Afrin of YPG militants. "We regret this but today we made a painful decision to relocate our fighters from the regio...More..

'Extremely unfortunate', says Amit Shah on vandalism of statues
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

'Extremely unfortunate', says Amit Shah on vandalism of statues

If the Tamil Nadu government was really keen on maintaining law and order in the State, then it should take action against Mr. Raja, who keeps on making communal statements, at least now, the DK leader demanded...More..

They killed Sumatra's tiger and hung her body from the ceiling
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

They killed Sumatra's tiger and hung her body from the ceiling

Multiple media outlets are reporting that villagers in the village of Hatorangan on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia brutally attacked an endangered tiger earlier this week. The Jakarta Post reports that th...More..

Secret YouTube Videos Filmed By 'House Of Horrors' Teenager Emerge
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Secret YouTube Videos Filmed By 'House Of Horrors' Teenager Emerge

One video shows clothes piled to the floor and dirt on floors; another shows the girl interacting with two Maltese-mix breed dogs. A police vehicle parks in front of 160 Muir Woods Road from where authorities...More..

CNN's Erin Burnett To Sam Nunberg: I Smell Alcohol On Your Breath
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

CNN's Erin Burnett To Sam Nunberg: I Smell Alcohol On Your Breath

The Washington Post, whom he did not contact, wrote that this was either an elaborate Roger Stone-designed stunt to take the attention off other woes, he was trying to signal Trump the special counsel had ev...More..

Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Injured in Shooting in Missouri
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Injured in Shooting in Missouri

Orchard and W. Ohio Street around 9:20 p.m.to serve civil process paperwork Tuesday night when the three officers were shot. "The other two were injured and are being treated", the Missouri State Highway Patr...More..

Man pleads guilty in deadly Kansas bar shooting
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Man pleads guilty in deadly Kansas bar shooting

According to previously filed court documents, Purinton was asked to leave when he made derogatory comments and returned a short time later with a gun and shot Kuchibhotla and Madasani. Kansas City Star newspa...More..

Australia, East Timor sign maritime border treaty
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Australia, East Timor sign maritime border treaty

It believed its more powerful neighbour had an unfairly large share of access to oil and gas fields that are estimated to be worth tens of billions of dollars. Australia and Timor-Leste on Tuesday signed a mari...More..

Aid finally arriving in quake devastated PNG villages
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Aid finally arriving in quake devastated PNG villages

Mr Powi said 39 people had died in his province after families had been crushed by their collapsing homes or buried by landslides during last week's natural disaster. Local MP James Marape told The National new...More..

The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms

Early voter turnout is the highest in history for any non-presidential election year in Texas, with almost 1 million ballots cast ahead of Tuesday. Democrats have outvoted Republicans at the polls during e...More..

International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

International Women's Day 2018: #PressforProgress

International Women's Day has been celebrated in the United States for more than 100 years. The day also seeks to honor the voices that go unheard, tears that go unnoticed and, the rights that are dominated. Th...More..

Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down

But you do have a problem and I know the problem will slowly disappear, hopefully rapidly disappear, but as far as our relationship with Sweden it's going to be only stronger, only better, ' the American presid...More..

Winds of trade war spook Wall St as Trump adviser quits
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Winds of trade war spook Wall St as Trump adviser quits

I am grateful to the President for giving me this opportunity and wish him and the Administration great success in the future", the 57-year-old Cohn said in a statement, Efe reported . Meanwhile, Trump refer...More..

Top Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Leaving the White House
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Top Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Leaving the White House

Republicans on Capitol Hill are not happy with President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Cohn, 57, who served in the White House for a little more than a year, achie...More..

Severe Weather Awareness Week - Be Informed
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Severe Weather Awareness Week - Be Informed

A test tornado warning will be issued for all IL counties and will be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio with a tone alarm. West Virginians are no strangers to severe weather. Severe Weather Awareness Week is an...More..

Florida bill for year-round Daylight Saving Time headed for governor's desk
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Florida bill for year-round Daylight Saving Time headed for governor's desk

A bill aimed at keeping Florida in daylight saving time year-round cleared the Florida Legislature on Tuesday and heads to Gov. Rick Scott for approval. So he filed the bill and the idea has "turned into some...More..

Top intel official insists White House 'engaged' on Russian threat to midterms
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Top intel official insists White House 'engaged' on Russian threat to midterms

Coats said he hasn't seen evidence of a "robust effort" so far but says he thinks it's " highly likely " Russian Federation will try something. US intelligence agencies determined that Russian Federation soug...More..

Sessions to make 'major sanctuary' announcement at event Becerra speaking at
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Sessions to make 'major sanctuary' announcement at event Becerra speaking at

The Trump administration and the Justice Department have been waging an increasingly acrimonious battle with sanctuary jurisdictions, although the latest lawsuit is perhaps the most consequential step yet. "J...More..

Bethlehem police investigate threat against Northeast Middle School
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Bethlehem police investigate threat against Northeast Middle School

They found an AR-15 rifle in his auto. A heightened awareness of ways to help prevent shootings on public school grounds includes a heightened response to threats made against schools. Police plan to interv...More..

How I would change the NCAA Tournament
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

How I would change the NCAA Tournament

However, when this question was posed, Huggins recalled one of his finest teams to show that extra rest is not always necessary to determine a long NCAA Tournament run. "And in all fairness, the regular seaso...More..

More than 100 stakeholders press Senate for action on driverless vehicle bill
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

More than 100 stakeholders press Senate for action on driverless vehicle bill

But when Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, the Judiciary Chair, decided last week not to call the bill for a vote, the story drew national attention and widespread condemnation on social media. "We supp...More..

Pushback on Trump tariffs gathers steam
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Pushback on Trump tariffs gathers steam

The threats of a trade war come as the US, Canada and Mexico continue their efforts to renegotiate the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In the wake of the President's announcement, ...More..

China Announced 1.11 Trillion Yuan For Military Budget
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

China Announced 1.11 Trillion Yuan For Military Budget

According to a budget report to be submitted to the National People's Congress ( NPC ), the 2018 defence budget will be 1.11 trillion yuan (USD 175 billion). About investments , Li said this year China will...More..