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Eau Claire school police working to ensure student's safety during national walkout

Eau Claire school police working to ensure student's safety during national walkout The suspect was taken into custody and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a weapon in a school safety zone, and terroristic threatening. "We also recognize that some students may not want to participate in a walkout or related activities and may prefer to stay in class". The goal of the walkout is to "demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence ... [Full Article...]

Bihar too: JD(U) renews special status demand

Bihar too: JD(U) renews special status demand JD (U) leader KC Tyagi backed Andhra Pradesh's demand and said even Bihar can not grow without special status. Chief minister Nitish Kumar is aware of the problem, as evidenced by him admonishing police and excise officials over organised liquor syndicates. [Full Article...]

M6.8 quake strikes off the coast of Papua New Guinea

M6.8 quake strikes off the coast of Papua New Guinea The magnitude 7.5 quake on February 26 destroyed homes and triggered landslides in a remote region and information has filtered out slowly. The National Disaster Centre says its current estimate ranges between 55 and 75. The agency also expressed its sympathies to Papua New Guinea officials and residents after more fatalities were reported when a powerful aftershock hit its mountainous southern ... [Full Article...]

Racist chants caught on camera at university

Racist chants caught on camera at university Rufaro Chisango , who studies at Nottingham Trent University, posted the footage to her Twitter account on Wednesday though she said the incident took place two days earlier. Nottingham Trent responded to the video on Thursday morning, stating they had opened an investigation into the incident and that the suspected offenders had been suspended immediately. [Full Article...]

Christina Morris' family faces hard day

Christina Morris' family faces hard day Nick Bristow of the Collin County Sheriff's Office said CCSO, Anna PD and Plano PD officers will continue to secure the area while Plano detectives and crime scene investigators process the scene and collect evidence until it gets dark. "I just want everyone to know to please respect our privacy", she said. "I feel their grief", she said. I know she's proud of us for not giving up. [Full Article...]

Mississippi Senate approves 15-week abortion ban

Mississippi Senate approves 15-week abortion ban She says the "real agenda" of lawmakers is to ban abortion altogether, and that the measure will "seriously harm low-income women, women of color, and young women". MS state Rep. Andy Gipson, a Republican from Braxton, said lawmakers in Texas, Georgia, and "some Midwestern states" are exploring the idea. Travis Holdman, R-Markle, passed out of the Senate 37-9. [Full Article...]

Bots don't spread fake news on Twitter, people do, say MIT researchers

Bots don't spread fake news on Twitter, people do, say MIT researchers Another route would be to change the economic incentives that social media offer, Aral says. "Deceptive bots create the impression that there is a grassroots, positive, sustained human support for a certain candidate, cause, policy or idea", the New Democrat Network said . [Full Article...]

Catholic Church 'an empire of misogyny' - McAleese

Catholic Church 'an empire of misogyny' - McAleese Ms McAleese was speaking ahead of a conference to mark International Women's Day yesterday. The conference, marking International Women's Day, had taken place at the Vatican over the past four years but moved venue this year when Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, barred Ms McAleese from taking part. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi: Northern California ICE Raids Are 'Unjust and Cruel'

Nancy Pelosi: Northern California ICE Raids Are 'Unjust and Cruel' But the report, " Assumption of Risk: Legal Liabilities for Local Governments that Choose to Enforce Federal Immigration Laws ", argued that police departments violate an individual's Fourth Amendment rights when they hold immigrants past their criminal custody release date. [Full Article...]

Two Florida SWAT officers suspended for responding to Parkland shooting

Two Florida SWAT officers suspended for responding to Parkland shooting Two SWAT officers in Southern Florida have been suspended from the tactical team for responding to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month. While the Miramar officers were desperate to head to Stoneman Douglas, the first BSO deputies to arrive didn't rush in to confront the shooter, leading to questions about how well the agency handled its response. [Full Article...]

Judge suggests Trump mute rather than block his Twitter critics

Judge suggests Trump mute rather than block his Twitter critics The federal judge hearing a constitutional challenge to President Donald Trump's exclusion of unfriendly users from his Twitter feed urged a settlement on Thursday allowing him to "mute" but not "block" commenters he doesn't like. These Twitter users maintain that "because of opinions they expressed in replies to the President's tweets", they "have been prevented or impeded from viewing the Pres... [Full Article...]

Manchester City advances in Champions League despite loss to FC Basel

Manchester City advances in Champions League despite loss to FC Basel Although the Citizens ended up on the losing end of the spectrum, the did manage to comfortably qualify for the quarter-finals as they won 5-2 on aggregate over the two-leg tie. If you are able to win the league quite early, you can lose that seriousness for the Champions League , maybe. "If we have to play one day against them, we want to be ready". [Full Article...]

Summit tra le due Coree ad aprile

Summit tra le due Coree ad aprile Pyongyang ha espresso il desiderio di avere "colloqui franchi" con gli Usa nel percorso diretto alla denuclearizzazione della penisola e alla normalizzazione dei rapporti bilaterali: nel periodo negoziale ci sarebbe la relativa sospensione di tutte le attività. [Full Article...]

JUST IN: CCT adjourns Saraki's trial indefinitely

JUST IN: CCT adjourns Saraki's trial indefinitely In December, the court of appeal affirmed the conclusion of the tribunal on all but the three counts. "To be on the safer side, the tribunal has made a decision to tarry for a while so that the integrity of the court will not be tampered with". [Full Article...]

Spanish women give up work for a day in first 'feminist strike'

Spanish women give up work for a day in first 'feminist strike' There will be 120 street demonstrations around the country. In Spain , women are taking part in an unprecedented nationwide strike backed by the major unions. "I would like to go out when I want, and dressed how I want - and not feel like a piece of meat", she said. Major trade unions and global organisations such as the United Nations have backed the feminist strike and called for limited s... [Full Article...]

Trump holds meeting on video game violence

Trump holds meeting on video game violence Kotaku also reports that outspoken video game critic and disbarred attorney Jack Thompson was pushing to attend the meeting, telling the site "I need to be in that meeting, and I'm working on it, trust me". The president has voiced his concerns regarding video game violence translating into reality. Thursday's session, set for 2 p.m. ET (1900 GMT), will include executives from Take-Two Inter... [Full Article...]

Storm Moving Out, Leaves Behind HUGE Snowfall Differences

Storm Moving Out, Leaves Behind HUGE Snowfall Differences The Boston area is forecast to receive 6 to 8 inches of snow by Thursday morning, and Mayor Marty Walsh announced public schools will be closed that day. "Additionally, we are working with tree removal companies to proactively remove limbs and branches that are close to the right of way". "It looks cool as long as they don't fall down on you and you don't lose power", he said. [Full Article...]

Coleman Returns To The Irish Squad

Coleman Returns To The Irish Squad He never mentioned these points. I wish he had done, privately. "So they came as a bit of a surprise". I had a conversation with him since. "It was a surprise, but I've had a conversation with him since and he has admitted that I have not taken a senior player from him". [Full Article...]

Wolves end winless streak as Leeds falter

Wolves end winless streak as Leeds falter The Molineux outfit started the game well and opened the scoring midway through the first half when Wolves star Romain Saiss managed to head the ball home. Leeds United's defence look set for a major overhaul during the summer transfer window after Paul Heckingbottom's admission that he does not have the players available to play his type of football. [Full Article...]

6N: Ringrose, Furlong recalled by Ireland for Scotland test

6N: Ringrose, Furlong recalled by Ireland for Scotland test The defending Six Nations champions are second in the table after their shock 25-13 defeat against Scotland , with Grand Slam-chasing Ireland favourites to win the tournament. At the same time sometimes you don't always have the luxury of a plethora of options. " I think Garry Ringrose has been extraordinary when he has played for us and done an incredible job ". [Full Article...]


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