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'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler pens emotional thank-you to fans


This would put the film on part to be within the all-time top-10 grossing superhero releases at the North American box office . Her superiority to the other two tech geniuses in the marvel Cinematic Universe , Tony Stark aka Iron Man and Bruce Banner/The Incredible Hulk, has got audiences and reviewers excited , as a much needed addition to the Avengers when they take on super villain Thanos in the upcoming Infinity War . Read More »

Next stop for school shooting survivors: the Florida Capitol


Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are welcomed as they arrive at Leon High School, prior to their meetings the next day with Florida state legislators, following last week's mass shooting on their campus, in Tallahassee , Florida , U.S., February 20, 2018 . Read More »

Ghouta: "We are waiting for our turn to die"


The SNP have demanded action from the UK Government over the bombardment of civilians in Syria , where observers say nearly 200 people have been killed in East Ghouta over the past 48 hours. Eastern Ghouta, which houses around 400,000 residents, has remained under a crippling regime siege for the last five years, the Anadolu news agency reported. Read More »

Action needed for American gun control

While it's true that guns don't pick themselves up and kill, they're still an integral part of today's violence epidemic. Even Sandy Hook was unable inspire significant discussion. In my State the Governor approved guns to be carried on college campuses. Year after year, like milquetoast wallflowers, we simply accept the lack of money as reasoning for not doing everything necessary to keep our children safe while they are learning. Read More »

After Florida shooting, students spurred to act against guns


The five-point action plan includes pledging to vote according to candidates' positions on gun safety, letting leaders know the money they've taken from the National Rifle Association will determine one's vote, registering friends to vote, getting candidates to state their conditions on the record, and finally, running for office to become a champion for sensible gun laws. Read More »

Record breaking high temperatures in Bradford


Scattered light showers are expected on some areas during the night, said the Palestinian Meteorological Department (PMD). The temperature at Hancock International Airport had dropped to 61 degrees by 6 a.m., but is forecast to keep climbing after the sun rises. Read More »

Students to participate in walkout honoring victims in Florida school shooting


The vote in the Republican-dominated body was 36-71. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and those supporting them react, February 20, 2018. He also said it was considering a waiting period for gun purchases, creation of gun violence restraining orders, and banning bump stocks. Known as the SAFE Act, it was passed shortly after the Sandy Hook school shooting in CT at the request of Gov. Read More »

FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida school shooter


Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke in front of the Senate shortly after the shooting , saying Congress is "responsible for the level of mass atrocity that happens to this country with zero parallel anywhere else". Florida governor Rick Scott has demanded that Wray resign as a result of the error. "Seventeen innocent people are dead and acknowledging a mistake isn't going to cut it", Scott said in a statement. Read More »

Details emerge of Florida shooter's violent state of mind

Steube made his decision after several top senators said they were opposed to considering the bill. At funerals and in the streets of Parkland , anger bubbled over at the senselessness of the shooting and at the widespread availability of guns. Read More »

Iranian official: If Israel attacks, 'we will level Tel Aviv'


Israel then targeted an Iranian command-and-control center in Syria as well as air defense batteries, Netanyahu said . Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif described the Israeli Prime Minister's demonstration as a circus that does not even deserve an answer. Read More »

West Boca High students walk off campus in school shooting protest


Students, staff and parents are being urged to quit schools for 17 minutes at 10am. David Hogg added, "Our elected officials need to get together, overcome their political differences and get some things done because they need to save the future of our country and the future of our country are those children that are now dying because politicians refuse to take action and continue to take money from these special-interest groups". Read More »

Mueller Charges Russians With Meddling In 2016 Race


Rather than dialing down the criticism, the tweets seem to have made things worse because the message from the tweets was considered to be in support of President Trump and that it was rubbishing the work carried out by the investigating committee. Read More »

Venezuela launches cryptocurrency called Petro


The website is hosted by the country's Ministerio del Poder Popular para Educacion Universitaria Ciencia, Tecnologia (MPPEUCT). Despite having more oil reserves than any other country in the world, the Venezuela , and its estimated 30 million residents, is nearing financial ruin. Read More »

Kremlin Denies Meddling In 2016 Election After Russians' Indictments


Trump tweeted on President's Day, just an hour or so after returning from his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida. This is according to reports by a British special counsel Robert S. Here are photos of Donald Trump and Barack Obama . "These Russians engaged in a sinister and systematic attack on our political system". That was preposterous, Democrats said. Read More »

Olympics: Stars Cheer on Nathan Chen During Historic Performance


Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu dominates the men's singles short program of the figure skating at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Friday. I trained so hard over the past four years, to an extent I nearly couldn't bear. But the performance of the night belonged to American Nathan Chen , who landed not only the few quads he had planned, but landed a phenomenal six quads with breathtaking accuracy and grace, only touching down on one. Read More »

Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens goal


And Americans are once again angry and scared and venting their frustrations on social media, just as they did after Orlando and Las Vegas and Sandy Hook . The Feb. 14 attack seemed to overcome the resistance of some in the states leadership, which has rebuffed gun restrictions since Republicans took control of both the governors office and the Legislature in 1999. Read More »

President to hold 'listening session' with students and teachers of Stoneman Douglas


Late Friday, he tweeted about the school shooting: "Our entire Nation, w/one heavy heart, continues to pray for the victims & their families in Parkland, FL". "Thirty million dollars", the 18-year-old said, referring to donations during Mr Trump's presidential campaign. The information bolsters an emerging portrait of a disturbed young man who had repeatedly shown warning signs of wanting to unleash violence. Read More »

S Korea wins gold in 3000-meter short track

The not full of particularly skilled shooters, it's last in the tournament in shooting, and Shuster is last among skips. Tonight, three strong American teams, including Maia and Alex Shibutani , are in podium contention as medals are awarded in the Ice Dance competition, and Maddie Bowman looks to defend her gold in ski halfpipe. Read More »

England win but Kiwis reach tri-series final


He scored 105 runs by facing only 54 balls. New Zealand lost, but they won the bigger prize. But at the moment, just by looking at the numbers, this list gets narrowed down even further to two favourites - India and England - with South Africa and New Zealand not far behind. Read More »

After Parkland, Students Launch Historic Youth-Led Movement to End Mass Shootings


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, also called for the House and Senate to conduct investigations into how the FBI reviews public tips in similar instances. It has also come out that the local police department also received several tips about Cruz and his potentially risky behavior. "This is an important milestone for this patient and our care team", said Igor Nichiporenko, medical director of trauma services at Broward Health North Hospital. Read More »

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Sunday Night


Luge isn't the first event most watch in the Olympic Games, when presented with the breathtaking feats of the snowboard halfpipe or figure skating rink. Jamie Anderson, a medalist at the 2014 Sochi games, earned her second straight women's slopestyle gold with a score of 83.00. The women lost all five games, but proved to be quick learners. Read More »

Almost 100 killed in regime airstrikes in Syria's eastern Ghouta, says observatory


Reports said a massive convoy of troops, trucks, tanks, self-propelled artillery and infantry fighting vehicles - stretching four kilometers in length - were arriving in the Syrian capital. Assad's most powerful ally, Russia , has been pushing a diplomatic track at the same time as the increase in fighting, resulting in the establishment of several " de-escalation zones". Read More »

What the state's new congressional map means to you


Or, he said, Republicans could challenge the map under the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution, which empowers state legislatures to set the rules for congressional elections. A seat based in the Lehigh Valley, where Rep. Charlie Dent, a Republican, is retiring, shifts from a GOP-leaning district to one more balanced. Read More »

WH: President Open To Improving Background Checks

They came together after a gunman killed 26 people at a Texas church in November. "This is to call attention to school safety and ask lawmakers to enact gun control, " Sanders said. "The Republicans walk to NRA line and refuse even limited restrictions", he wrote. It would also authorize a study on crimes involving bump stocks , an accessory that make semi-automatic weapons fire more like automatic ones. Read More »

Fla. shooting sparks pro-gun, anti-gun donations


I have seen many people with mental illnesses of virtually all diagnoses become productive citizens, accessing mutually supportive friendships, with education funded largely by scholarships. Contrary to popular mythology, While we can argue over the kinds of weapons we own and how any weapon should or should not be allowed or controlled, both sides need to stop using the Second Amendment to support their respective positions on weapons' ownership and control. Read More »

Florida high school massacre — Sunday's letters


Indeed, as Nate Cohn of The New York Times pointed out , few issues were more predictive of vote choice in the 2016 election than gun ownership. But his colleagues, many of whom welcome donations from the NRA, disagree - and he doesn't see them changing their minds anytime soon. While Congress debates endlessly on the issue, at least 15 states and other municipalities began to consider their own bump-stock restrictions, and New Jersey and MA have already enacted new laws banning bump ... Read More »

Arlington Teens Arrested For Making School Shooting Threats


Police say they have identified a person of interest. In the nearby city of Moore, police announced they had arrested one junior high school student and taken a 16-year-old to a treatment facility. Investigators say the teenager did not have any firearms to carry out his threats. Two more threats at Oklahoma City Public Schools are also under investigation. Read More »

Hoosiers at Huskers: What the Nebraska Media is Saying


Nebraska holds the tiebreaker over MI to determine seeding in the conference tournament, as the Huskers defeated the Wolverines in January. The furrowing of the brow grows more pronounced. Frazier made both free throws and Smith, who had his biggest impact in a Big Ten game this season, added two more to seal the victory. The Indiana Hoosiers (16-12, 9-7) travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-9, 11-5). Read More »

Rep. Schiff: Russian Indictment Does Not Vindicate Trump in Probe


Kislyak's comments came as top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs over Friday's indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election . But the president suggested the source of that discord is the ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in the elections and possible collusion between his campaign and Russia, which Trump flatly denies. Read More »