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Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of United States gun violence

Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of United States gun violence The 7,000 pairs represent all child victims since 20 kindergartners and first-graders died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012. "We want to bring the tragedy that's been felt in communities across the country right to Congress' doorstep". "When students protest at schools, our school staff will respond appropriately and allow our students to be heard", said Robe... [Full Article...]

Nepal votes in presidential election

Nepal votes in presidential election Incumbent President Bidya Devi Bhandari has emerged victorious with an overwhelming majority and been re-elected to new term of office, as per the voting result made public following today's presidential election. However, the vote weightage of the lawmakers from the adjacent parliaments is different. In today's voting, a total of 330 lawmakers from the Federal Parliament and 550 lawmakers from ... [Full Article...]

Kerala govt issues fresh cyclone alert as depression likely to intensify

Kerala govt issues fresh cyclone alert as depression likely to intensify The depression, which is forecast to develop into a deep depression in the next 48 hours, is likely to generate winds with speeds of up to 60 kmph in the state along with thundershowers. Control rooms in coastal taluks will function till Thursday. With the sea likely to be very rough from Comorin to Maldives and over Lakshadweep and adjoining southeast Arabian sea, fishermen have been advised no... [Full Article...]

Probation for student who rubbed tampon blood on Jamaican's bag

Probation for student who rubbed tampon blood on Jamaican's bag Brochu is also required to have no contact with Rowe and undergo a mental health evaluation. State NAACP President Scot X. Esdaile called it 'blatant racism, ' but Hartford State's Attorney Gail Hardy said there was no evidence of hate crimes. [Full Article...]

Kerala bans trekking to Kurangani hills till clearing of fire lines

Kerala bans trekking to Kurangani hills till clearing of fire lines The people who suffered serious burn injuries will be provided Rs one lakh, while those with mild injuries will get Rs 50,000 as compensation. Palaniswami said soon after he came to know of the fire on Sunday, he directed steps for their safe rescue. [Full Article...]

We're negotiating release of Dapchi schoolgirls, says Buhari

We're negotiating release of Dapchi schoolgirls, says Buhari With the visit, Tillerson becomes the highest ranking official in the Trump administration to visit Nigeria. He said "We are trying to be careful. We will also support opportunities to expand the economy, commercial investments, and peaceful polls in 2019". [Full Article...]

Flexion Therapeutics reports 4Q loss

John Khoury increased its stake in D R Horton Inc (DHI) by 97.21% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisor Partners holds 2,424 shares. stands at 1.45. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.43, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.65% and 6.04% respectively. [Full Article...]

Iraqi PM says will lift ban on worldwide flights to Kurdistan Region

Iraqi PM says will lift ban on worldwide flights to Kurdistan Region The airports are due to open "within a few days" government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told The Associated Press. Kurdish authorities have agreed that the airports should come under federal control and report to Baghdad's interior ministry, the decree said. [Full Article...]

Percoco found guilty on some counts

Percoco found guilty on some counts The other two defendants, Cor Development executives Steven Aiello and Joseph Gerardi, were separately accused of paying Percoco $35,000 in bribes. Even before the verdicts were announced, good government groups were using the revelations from the trial to press for ethics reforms that have so far eluded Cuomo, who was elected governor in 2010 on a promise to renew trust in state government. [Full Article...]

Milbank: GOP shrugged at Trump's trespasses - until tariffs

Milbank: GOP shrugged at Trump's trespasses - until tariffs The news of Flake's bill comes just one week after President Trump announced he would place 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from all countries that send metal to the U.S. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), have argued that they are at risk of becoming "normalized". President Donald Trump says his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports fulfills a... [Full Article...]

Death penalty sought for former student charged in Parkland, Florida school shooting

Death penalty sought for former student charged in Parkland, Florida school shooting A Broward grand jury last week indicted Cruz with an additional 17 counts of attempted murder. Cruz, who is 19, is scheduled for formal arraignment Wednesday on a 34-count indictment, including 17 charges of first-degree murder. Attorneys for Cruz do not contest his guilt, and they have offered to have him plead guilty if prosecutors did not seek the death penalty and instead agreed to a life se... [Full Article...]

UK cannot be third country and retain EU benefits - EU's Barnier

UK cannot be third country and retain EU benefits - EU's Barnier But British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said last week that a hard Brexit and trade with the European Union on WTO terms "doesn't hold terrors for me". Mr Juncker today said the draft proposals should not come as a surprise or shock, suggesting it "translates faithfully" the agreement reached between British and European officials late a year ago to avoid a hard border. [Full Article...]

Local ICE spokesman resigns over Jeff Sessions comments

Local ICE spokesman resigns over Jeff Sessions comments And so, operation "Keep Safe" was more successful than the agency had hoped, Schwab said. "To say that 100 percent are unsafe criminals on the street, or that those people weren't picked up because of the misguided actions of the mayor, is just wrong", he told the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday (March 12). [Full Article...]

Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness

Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness The video then shows a deputy US Marshal, identified in court documents as Jane Doe , pull her gun from its holster and rapidly fire four shots at Angilau. Faces of the judge, attorneys and jurors are blurred out and the agency declined comment about the release of the video. He also noted that the defendant was already on the ground when the Marshall fired the final three shots, CBS News also re... [Full Article...]

Russian exile Glushkov in mystery death in London

Russian exile Glushkov in mystery death in London They added there is no evidence to suggest the death is linked to the incident in Salisbury, where a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with nerve agent which the United Kingdom government believes came from Russia. [Full Article...]

China Merges Banking, Insurance Regulators

China Merges Banking, Insurance Regulators The reform plan will be submitted to the ongoing first session of the National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberations, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. "It focuses on the needs of development and meets the people's expectations", Wang said, adding that the restructuring forms part of a broader plan by the Communist Party of China to deepen the reform of the Party and state institutions. [Full Article...]

Senator Jeff Flake calls for Trump to face 2020 primary challenge

Senator Jeff Flake calls for Trump to face 2020 primary challenge Flake, one of the GOP's most outspoken Trump critics, is stoking speculation about his 2020 plans with a Friday appearance in New Hampshire as part of the "Politics & Eggs" speaker series, which draws presidential hopefuls to the first-in-the-nation primary state. [Full Article...]

Opposition Protests In Parliament Stall Proceedings For 7th Consecutive Day

Opposition Protests In Parliament Stall Proceedings For 7th Consecutive Day Parliament remained deadlocked for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday as the opposition parties , NDA constituent TDP and some others stuck to their various demands even as the ruling BJP and main opposition Congress traded charges, accusing each other for the logjam. [Full Article...]

Defence Minister Nimala Sitharaman To Visit China Next Month

Defence Minister Nimala Sitharaman To Visit China Next Month The visit was confirmed by Sitharaman herself on the sidelines of a conference in New Delhi . Replying to a question on her China visit, Sitharaman told reporters "Yes, (the visit is) probably sometime in late April". The standoff had strained ties considerably between the two countries. In December a year ago, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wa... [Full Article...]

Alabama bus crash: 1 dead after bus carrying students plunges down ravine

Alabama bus crash: 1 dead after bus carrying students plunges down ravine Channelview Independent School District spokesman Mark Kramer confirmed that the charter bus was carrying Channelview High School band members. First responders used ropes to rappel down a 50-foot ravine in the middle of Interstate 10 to reach them, and then use equipment to cut out the victims, said Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, who confirmed the fatality. [Full Article...]


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