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President Trump says arming teachers in schools is 'up to states'

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For him it comes down to student safety. "He would have shot and that would be the end of it", Trump said , according to the Washington Post . "Evil walks among us and God help us if we don't harden our schools and protect our kids", said executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre . Read More »

Rabblecast 521 - Black Panther Review/Reactions

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The Avengers needed 14 days to log the same achievement. Disney and Marvel's Black Panther easily retained its hold on the top spot at the box office during the film's second weekend in theatrical release . Marvel's Black Panther will go down in history for more than it's huge first weekend at the box office . And it's that way exactly because it isn't the sort of thing that can be repackaged and mass-produced. Read More »

Kanye West, Kardashians battle in Family Feud

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Perhaps she can take part in the inevitable rematch? It was Kim and Kanye , along with her best friend Jonathan Cheban for "Team West " and Kris , Khloé, Kendall and M.J. "The audience doesn't know who the family is today on Family Feud! " she said. Reality TV stars Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have some " Family Feud " smoke for Kris Jenner and Khloé Kardashian . Read More »

South Korea bid for historic curling medal on closing day

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It was a great Olympics for women athletes. A low-key Games on a far more human scale. "Curler Bethany Hamilton posted a pic with her brother, gold medalist Matt Hamilton, and figure skaters Maia and Alex Shibutani (affectionately known as the "#ShibSibs"). Read More »

Trump Pulls No Punches in Comments Delivered at CPAC

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Florida college student Sarah Gibson renewed her National Rifle Association membership with a credit card swipe at a conservative conference on Thursday, days after a deadly school shooting in her state triggered soul-searching about America's gun violence. Read More »

Biggest Rumors Heading Into WWE Elimination Chamber 2018

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WWE Elimination Chamber 2018 will see two historic matches. Right now, Seth Rollins appears to be the guy WWE is going to make shine but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll win. Seth Rollins is projected to face the victor of the Wrestlemania's clash. On the men's side, you can expect to see heavyweight favourites Roman Reigns , Seth Rollins , Braun Strowman , Intercontinental Champion The Miz , Finn Bálor and Elias mix it up. Read More »

Florida Shooting Survivors Plan March On Washington

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An armed officer failed to confront the Florida school shooter despite being at the scene, officials have claimed. Several students took centre stage at an emotionally charged rally in Fort Lauderdale, with high school student Emma Gonzalez attacking President Trump and other politicians for accepting political donations from the National Rifle Association . Read More »

Kamal Haasan's heartfelt tribute to Sridevi

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Haasan was honored with a National Award for one such movie: Moondram Pirai . "Sridevi's astounding talent was not luck". Although she played a child artiste in Hindi in Julie (1975), Bharathiraja said he introduced her in Hindi, opposite Amol Palekar in Solva Sawan (1979) a remake of 16 Vayathinile . Read More »

Ryan Coogler 'moved to tears' by Black Panther fans

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After beating the opening day collections of Deadpool (Rs 3.72 crore) and Wonder Woman (Rs 2.07 crore); Black Panther (Rs 5.60) is the highest box office opener for a debut standalone superhero film in India. The women in this film are powerful not in spite of but in addition to the strong male characters. We quickly realize how T'Challa would be nothing without his loyal warriors and Queen Mother. Read More »

Superheroes come to the Barclays Center this weekend

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From theater to theater those of African descent arrived in their version of black pride. Marvel concept artist Ryan Meinerding shared an unused design for Killmonger's costume in Black Panther . Black Panther was first introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America Civil War and will next be seen in the upcoming Avengers film. Read More »

Winter Olympics: What happened while you were sleeping

For defenceman Mat Robinson, the message was: "This is forever". "I know everyone is going to remember this moment and how much it sucks and use it for motivation for four years from now". "Obviously it's a little tougher for Canadians". In Round 6, US player Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (sister of third period game-tying goal-scorer Monique Lamoureux-Davidson) scored a lovely goal past Canadian goalie Szabados to give a 1-0 advantage to the Americans. Read More »

Flood watch continues for our region

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Emergency officials are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best these next few days when the Ohio River is forecast to flood for the second time in 10 days. While common in the winter and spring, flash flooding is a year-round threat across Louisiana. There will be gradually decreasing clouds through the night and chilly with temperatures falling into the lower 30s. Read More »

Cardi B Slams Donald Trump's Proposal to Arm Teachers

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A poll released this week by ABC News/Washington post says 42 percent of Americans believe teachers with guns could have prevented the Florida shooting. Sydow said one reason why the district felt it would be a good idea to arm teachers is because of the rural location of the school in Howell County. Read More »

Brother of Nikolas Cruz 'has been sectioned against will'

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Snead said he believed that he had the only key to that gun cabinet, but suggested Cruz had one for himself. After James Snead and his son figured out that Nikolas Cruz was the shooter, Snead said, he contacted the police worrying for his wife's safety. Read More »

Donald Trump says 'active shooter drills' terrify schoolchildren

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Donald Trump responded with a proposal to give guns to teachers. They need to show you, and all students in schools across America, that they understand your plea and that they are not afraid to enter school, as I am sure you are. "We need offensive as well as defensive", he said. "They live for gun-free zones". His biggest beef against active-shooter drills is how they're described. Read More »

Florida teacher says sheriff's deputy is a 'scapegoat' in school shooting

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An estimated 400 to 500 students walked out of Grimsley High School on Friday morning to protest current gun laws and to remember the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla ., on February 14. She didn't make it a class assignment but a suggestion. "It's great to see your smiling faces", she said, leaning into the driver's window of an arriving employee. Read More »

Trump calls out Parkland deputy, says he 'didn't have the courage'

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In the immediate aftermath of the Parkland shooting, I wrote a piece arguing that this mass murder would follow the same blueprint of the dozens like it since Columbine in the 1990s. "We're going to be very strong on background checks, we're doing very strong background checks, very strong emphasis on the mental health". "We're going to do something about this terrible situation that's going on, and we're going to all figure it out together", Trump said during a listening session with ... Read More »

Kylie Jenner tweet sends Snapchat share price tumbling

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Kylie Jenner , the reality TV star and socialite, gave Snapchat's stock price another black eye after revealing she doesn't use the app anymore. "Sooo doe anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" Jenner's social media reach on twitter is a whopping 24.5 million followers. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Debuts Stormi-Inspired Makeup Kollection

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Even in that photo, only Stormi's hand holding her mother's is visible. Kylie Jenner may have kept hush about her pregnancy, but now that Stormi has joined the world, her mom is acknowledging her in a very public way. Another added: "So sweet!" "I'm sorry for keeping you in the dark through all the assumptions", she wrote . "Take your time and enjoy being a new momma". Read More »

Why Joss Whedon Just Dropped Out of Directing 'Batgirl'

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There's no word yet on how many, if any, of the women being suggested for the role are actually interested in taking it, but we can dream. A few also recommended A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay to take over directorial duties for the project. Read More »

Florida students rally for gun control

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The Florida state legislature voted down a motion that would ban assault weapons and increase background checks. Later on in the discussion, Zeif spoke up again when Trump asked the group to provide suggestions for ways to prevent school shootings and argued that the country could look to states like Maryland, which have stricter, and more effective, gun laws. Read More »

Rachel McAdams & Jason Bateman star in new Game Night clips

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Max and Annie share game night with good friends ( Billy Magnussen , Lamorne Morris and Sharon Horgan among them) - but the fly in the ointment is their neighbour Gary. It probably didn't-and it certainly didn't need three, along with several fight scenes, which take time away from the characters. "And for them to work and appeal to a broader audience than fanboys, I think it has to be about character", Goldstein adds. Read More »

President Trump Meets With State, Local Officials on School Safety

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President Donald Trump declared "gun free" schools a " magnet" for mass shooters Thursday, as he doubled down on a deeply controversial proposal to arm teachers in U.S. "We'll solve it together", Trump said. And of course, he couldn't let the moment pass without ragging on a familiar right-wing boogeyman: "I'm hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people's thoughts", he said, adding, "and then you go the further step, and ... Read More »

NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. has Buffalo Bills passing on quarterback

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If the Browns don't feel strongly enough about any of the quarterbacks to take one No. 1 overall, they should just take the best player available since they'd still have another shot at picking a QB a few picks later. "None of them are ideal", Kiper said. "He's got great lower body strength", Kiper said. "Nothing is etched in stone". "They all have some red flags". Read More »

Florida shooting survivors head to state capital

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Florida lawmakers have voted down a motion to take up a bill that would ban assault rifles like the one used to murder 17 people at a high school last week. Lawmakers are under pressure to act on gun-control measures, and President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he meant to ban "bump stock" devices for semiautomatic firearms. Read More »

Sulking at silver: Canadian hockey player refused to wear medal

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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson pulled off an incredible deke in the sixth round, while Maddie Rooney closed the door on Meghan Agosta as the US won gold for the first time since the '98 Nagano Games. "I say, 'Why not?" "I am just so thankful for the outcome". U.S.A. Hockey provided the athletes with only a thousand dollars each month during the team's six-month Olympic-residency period-many élite players, but not all, also receive stipends from the U.S. Read More »

The 'Black Panther Challenge' Comes To Newport

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The message that I got from the movie Black Panther is just a message of empowerment, especially for the Black community . Wrong Answer will be Coogler and Jordan's fourth joint work, following Fruitvale Station , Creed , and Black Panther . Read More »

No miracle on snow for Lindsey Vonn -- and no tears either

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She needed a ideal run in her off-event of slalom , but missed an early gate and skied off course to miss the podium. Vonn had dedicated these Olympics races to her grandfather, Don Kildow, who passed away in November. Perhaps more to the point would be whether Shiffrin has to make up two seconds. Asked after the downhill run how much she had trained slalom , Vonn made a circle with her fingers - essentially saying "zero". Read More »

7-month-old strikes gold at Winter Olympics!

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I believed in myself. Bjoergen's bronze was her fourth medal at PyeongChang , after she won gold in the 4x5-kilometre relay, silver in the 15-kilometre skiathlon and bronze in the 10-kilometre freestyle. Vonn, the most accomplished female skier in the sport's history, praised her team mates after the race. They took home a disappointing bronze from Turin in 2006 and silver from the past two finals - no loss more crushing than in 2014 in Sochi when Canada rallied from an 0-2 ... Read More »

Winter Olympics: Korean ice hockey team may stay united

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There's also the fact that the US has won eight of the last 10 world championships. What the men's Olympic tournament has lacked in elite game play, it's made up for it with unpredictability. "I think we have lots of experienced guys that have played in big games throughout their careers", Canadian captain Chris Kelly said prior to the game "Those experiences you can reflect on and learn from and hopefully it helps you in the long run". Read More »

Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

Just as quickly, Hogg attracted the disdain of right-wing provocateurs like The Gateway Pundit , a fringe website that gained prominence in 2016 for pushing conspiracies about voter fraud and Hillary Clinton . Over the past few days, conspiracy theories have popped up online, claiming that Hogg and other Marjory Stoneman students are actually actors paid by gun control advocates. Read More »

Here are some of the walkouts in solidarity with Parkland

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One read: "We want education without fear of annihilation". "To really bring about change, what we really want to talk about are small steps", he said . "It's raw and it's there". Principals for both St. Charles high schools anticipated the walkouts and sent a note to staff urging them to not discourage students' participation. Read More »