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Student found with gun at Hubert Middle School

Student found with gun at Hubert Middle School However, with not much detail to go off of, parents like Ybarra anxious the lockdown might have been related to the aforementioned video threat. Josh Bickerton, whose child is in Grade 8, said students had posted on social media that someone saw a man in a mask with a gun. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Administration Working On 'Very Very Strong' Policies To Combat Opioids

Trump Says Administration Working On 'Very Very Strong' Policies To Combat Opioids And by the way, they have much less of a drug problem than we do". Trump also said Thursday that the USA needs to get tough with drug dealers. The summit served as the public debut of President Trump's new drug czar, Jim Carroll, who's been named acting secretary of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and featured a who's who of Cabinet officials, including Health and Human Service... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government should pay Australia child migrants

United Kingdom government should pay Australia child migrants British children arrive in Australia in 1956. The report criticises the Government for its child migration policy and recommends that it compensate all child migrants financially through a redress scheme. Ultimately, the inquiry blamed a focus on politics at the time, saying: "We concluded that the main reason for HMG's failure to act was the politics of the day, which were consistently prioriti... [Full Article...]

Warner and Bancroft in heart-to-heart after opener's weird exit

Warner and Bancroft in heart-to-heart after opener's weird exit Back home, Matt Renshaw, who Bancroft deposed as Warner's offsider for the Ashes, is back in form, with hundreds in each of his last two Sheffield Shield matches for Queensland after struggling for runs before Christmas. "Kingsmead is a wicket where if you stop the scoring something will happen", he said. "It's the most competitive series that you play. He doesn't want people talking about him n... [Full Article...]

Senate panel leaders suspect House panel members responsible for leaks

Senate panel leaders suspect House panel members responsible for leaks Both the timing of the Fox News report and markings on the documents they published indicated to the Senate committee that Republicans on the House committee were behind the leak, the sources told the Times . President Donald Trump and other Republicans loyal to him quickly jumped on the report to try to discredit Warner, suggesting that the senator was acting surreptitiously to try to talk wit... [Full Article...]

Meghalaya Records 84.86% Turnout, Lesser Than 2013 Election

Meghalaya Records 84.86% Turnout, Lesser Than 2013 Election The other major parties contesting the polls are the National People's Party, the Nationalist Congress Party and the People's Democratic Front, a new entrant. Sangma said. I believe they have full confidence in the Congress. Mr Kharkongor said there is a possibility of re-polling at Kyndong Tuber polling station under Raliang Assembly constituency due to a failure of VVPAT machine and subsequent... [Full Article...]

White House denies security adviser McMaster is on way out

White House denies security adviser McMaster is on way out NBC reported that a senior executive at United States automaker Ford, Stephen Biegun , was a possible replacement. Prior to joining Ford, Biegun was the executive secretary of the National Security Council from 2001 to 2003 and served as a senior staffer to former national security adviser Condoleezza Rice . [Full Article...]

Putin Claims Russia Has Nuclear Tipped Underwater Drones and New Supersonic Weapon

Putin Claims Russia Has Nuclear Tipped Underwater Drones and New Supersonic Weapon A US official tells ABC News that the USA has been monitoring Russia's work on a the new missile for a while. Washington has consistently argued that missile defense systems in Europe aren't aimed at Moscow but designed instead to defend against threats from Iran, North Korea and rogue threats. [Full Article...]

Japan mulls additional sanctions on N. Korea

Japan mulls additional sanctions on N. Korea May said she completely agreed with Abe's views and showed a readiness to cooperate with Japan in addressing North Korea , the ministry said. Yun's departure comes just as North Korea signals it's ready to talk to the US, but Nauert says it's wrong to read too much into this. [Full Article...]

Students, school administrators weigh options, outcomes for student protests

Students, school administrators weigh options, outcomes for student protests Any student who walks off campus during a protest will get an unexcused absence. The school walkouts are not without controversy. Cape students may choose to participate in this action, and various staff members and administrators will be with the students throughout the duration of the walkout. [Full Article...]

Wall Street sinks as Trump's tariff 'bombshell' raises spectre of trade wars

Wall Street sinks as Trump's tariff 'bombshell' raises spectre of trade wars The announcement led to gains in metal prices, as well as in shares of Alcoa Corp., Century Aluminum Co. and United States Steel Corp. -Tariffs of 53 percent on steel imports from 12 countries, including Brazil, China and Russia, and tariffs of 23.6 percent on aluminum imports from China, Hong Kong, Russia, Venezuela and Vietnam. [Full Article...]

Google Slapped With Another Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against White And Asian Men

Google Slapped With Another Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against White And Asian Men Plaintiff [Lee] had never spoken to that co-worker before". " Google's failure to take appropriate remedial action is consistent with its pattern and practice of ignoring sexual harassment in the workplace, making no significant efforts to take corrective action and punishing the victim", the complaint reads. [Full Article...]

Evangelist talks encounters with Rev. Billy Graham, Graham Organization

Capitol Rotunda. "Today we give thanks for this extraordinary life, and it's very fitting that we do so right here in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, where the memory of the American people is enshrined", Trump said. Since his death last week, Graham has been praised for how he dealt with racism over the years, but as with many men of his generation, it's not without nuances. [Full Article...]

Trump administration considered Sixers co-owner Josh Harris for a White House job

Trump administration considered Sixers co-owner Josh Harris for a White House job The security clearance of White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner has been downgraded , significantly reducing his access to classified information. After a 2011 refinancing, Kushner and his company devised a redevelopment plan that would double the building's size, and they began trying to empty the tower, which further hurt revenue. [Full Article...]

Egyptian officers killed in Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian officers killed in Sinai Peninsula The 1979 Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty places strict limits on the numbers of Egyptian and Israeli troops that can be stationed on either side of the Sinai desert border, but it does allow troop increases by one country if the other agrees. [Full Article...]

States Calling Obamacare Unconstitutional After GOP Removed Mandate's Tax Penalty

States Calling Obamacare Unconstitutional After GOP Removed Mandate's Tax Penalty The high court narrowly decided in 2012 that because the individual mandate was enforced through a tax penalty, it was allowed. The Republican-led Congress eliminated the requirement that individuals have health insurance or pay a tax penalty as part of the tax overhaul it passed in December on a strictly party line vote. [Full Article...]

First Ever Transgender Recruit Joins Military After Courts Rule Against Trump's Ban

First Ever Transgender Recruit Joins Military After Courts Rule Against Trump's Ban The recommendations were requested by President Trump after his August tweets stating that the U.S. Government would not allow transgender individuals to serve "in any capacity" in the military. The first openly transgender recruit has signed a contract with the US military, according to a Pentagon spokesman. Col. Manning said Mr. Mattis' recommendations, which were sent Friday to the White Hous... [Full Article...]

China Dissatisfied With Aluminum Duties

China Dissatisfied With Aluminum Duties The ruling by Commerce adds to tensions between the USA and China, which has rejected the claim that it gives its aluminum producers an unfair advantage. The US says it will slap tougher tariffs on Chinese aluminium alloy after an investigation into the trade. USA aluminum foil producers have been exerting pressure for protections over what they say is unfair foreign competition. [Full Article...]

Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday

Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday Residents can expect winds to increase tonight into Friday from the northern Mid-Atlantic into the Northeast with gusts of 40-50 miles per hour possible. A high wind warning has been issued across Northern Virginia from 3 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday . If possible, move vehicles away from trees. Stock cupboards with canned or packaged foods, beverages, powdered milk and dry cereal as well as disp... [Full Article...]

Pakistan says ready for mediation between Afghan govt and Taliban

Pakistan says ready for mediation between Afghan govt and Taliban They discussed U.S. and Indian civilian assistance to Afghanistan, "as well as regional issues of mutual interest to the three countries", said the USA official. "These are positive indicators", he said, adding that "however, ongoing national counter-terrorism efforts against anti-Pakistan militants throughout the country have not yet translated into the definitive actions we require Pakistan to... [Full Article...]


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