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Czechmate: Ebbett lifts Canada to Olympic hockey bronze

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On day 14, Canada broke its record for most medals won at an Olympic Winter Games, now with 27 medals in Pyeongchang. Despite a few high-profile disappointments, Canada was in second in the overall medal count heading into the final weekend of the Games with 10 gold, eight silver and nine bronze. Read More »

Trump endorsees raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

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The recent attack at the Florida high school resulted in 17 deaths after a 19-year-old gunman with an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle entered the premises and went on a shooting spree. Parents of children in the La Grande School District and other community members have mixed emotions about potentially arming teachers. "This is a very complex problem and we need serious solutions", he said. Read More »

DC Student talks to Trump about school violence

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During the White House press briefing, Shah was pressed as to where the money for a "bonus" for more than 700,000 teachers would come from, with some reporters suggesting the bill could be hundreds of millions of dollars. Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he was skeptical the president would follow though. Trump proposed measures preventing the mentally ill from obtaining weapons and to " really strengthen up background checks" for gun buyers. Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Leaked In Product Renders

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Attendees of Samsung's forthcoming Unpacked 2018 launch event will get a chance to see the Samsung Galaxy S9 via a special augmented reality presentation. And according to recent teasers and reports , this is indeed going to be the biggest differentiator from last year's phones . As the video shows, the Galaxy S9's overall design hasn't changed but there are notable improvements to the camera. Read More »

Winter Olympics: S. Korea take team silver in men's speed skating

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Sweden, gold medal winners in 2006 and 2010 and silver medalists in 2014, took a 2-0 lead in the second end and battled Britain to a 3-3 draw after five. Park claimed that she did not realize Noh was not with them until they had already crossed the finish line, something many fans find hard to believe, given the nature of the event. Read More »

Syria: Ghouta death toll hits 500 after United Nations truce bid fails

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File photo of a man carries an injured boy as he walks on rubble of damaged buildings in the rebel held besieged town of Hamouriyeh, eastern Ghouta, near Damascus , Syria , February 21, 2018. ambassador to the United Nations , and her Russian counterpart, Vassily Nebenzia , over the timing of a ceasefire. Russian Federation has previously voiced opposition to the resolution, saying it is unrealistic and that it ignores the fact that many Islamic State (IS) fighters remain in the region. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9: Don't miss the Unpacked event livestream

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The smartphone came out with Android Marshmallow based Samsung's custom UI on top, but now has been bumped up to Android 7.0 Nougat and is expected to receive the Android Oreo update in the coming months as well. The S9 may stick with a single-lens on the back, but the S9+ will get a dual-lens setup. The picture displaying the Galaxy S9 placed on the DeX Pad also claims that the smartphone to features a 3.5mm headphone jack. Read More »

Australian leader touts country's strict gun laws ahead of Trump meeting

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As Australia's law stands, migrant workers wishing to emigrate are tested on "skills, attributes, and suitability for employment". The nation cut back on guns more than two decades ago after a mass shooting left 35 people dead. Turnbull, speaking for the first time, noted how important Australia's relationship with the U.S.is. Asked about Trump's inflammatory rhetoric on North Korea he defended his "very cut-through style" and said he had been able to achieve "very strong sanctions " on ... Read More »

Deputy on duty at Florida school shooting never entered the building

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Especially having to do with people with mental problems. Allowing courts to prohibit a mentally ill person from buying or possessing a gun. "I want to encourage people to keep listening to each other". I've been to the vigils. It's just - there are no words."Peterson was yet to publicly comment on what happened". President Donald Trump said repeatedly Friday that he favored arming teachers to protect students, an idea many educators rejected out of hand. Read More »

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky stripped of Winter Olympics bronze medal for doping

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The updating of a system of doping institutionalized had resulted in the 5 December suspension of the (ROC), prohibiting de facto participation in the Games Russian athletes. "Curling, in theory, is not the kind of sport in which dishonest athletes dope", he added. "Knowing that we may have been robbed and having to wait to see what happens is obviously emotional, and very stressful", said Nedregotten, whose medal hopes were dashed after an 8-4 defeat by the Olympic Athletes from Russia ... Read More »

Scotland's weather: Snow warning as 'beast from the East' hits

A yellow weather warning for snow in Lincolnshire has been issued by the Met Office . Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said: "From next week, nowhere is immune". "1 March is the start of meteorological Spring , but this year the first week of march is likely to feel distinctly wintry". The front will stall over Ireland and the United Kingdom for nearly a week and postpone milder spring weather conditions until early March. Read More »

USA seeks further sanctions to targeting North Korea

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It may be very, very unfortunate for the world . And if the sanctions do not work? The actions block assets held by the firms in the United States and prohibit US citizens from dealing with them. Christopher Ford, assistant secretary of state for global security and non-proliferation, told reporters sanctions already had affected North Koreas weapons programs and this was shown by the lengths North Korea was going to try to evade sanctions. Read More »

Twitter Bans Bulk Tweeting, Duplicate Accounts in Bot Crackdown

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Twitter suspected that Russain accounts have linked with the hashtags about the gun control debate which soon take over negative turn, as reported by Washington Post . On the other hand, some people who complained about losing followers say they've gotten them back, presumably as real users verified their phone numbers after being flagged. Read More »

Oregon Ducks Look To Rewrite History At Arizona State

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And shine she has. Arizona State was 16 of 18 from the foul line but only attempted 9 free throws in the second half as the Ducks committed just 9 fouls after halftime. UA and OR are the only programs with winning conference road records during that span. The Wildcats wrap up their regular season Sunday against No. Read More »

U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem in May, State Department says

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The spokesman said the embassy would be located in a southern Jerusalem neighborhood on the side that Israel held before 1967 but running along the seam of what was then the border. At least 10 other countries are conferring with Israel on potentially moving their embassies to Jerusalem, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely revealed Thursday. Read More »

Winter weather expected to continue into Friday

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Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Disturbances moving along a front stalled to our south will keep us cool, damp and unsettled Saturday and Saturday night . Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. The overnight will be 57. North northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Read More »

What's Mobile World Congress and what to expect from it

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Other leaks about the Nokia 8 Pro also spill some information about a circular emboss that houses camera lens alongside an LED flash and a black dot that could be a sensor. "If you look at the features of smartphones that are unwrapped at the MWC, you can predict the main features and functions of smartphones this year", an industry observer said. Read More »

USA imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'

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Additionally, the department designated a Taiwanese citizen, Tsang Yung Yuan, and two companies he owns or controls. "We are determined through these efforts to increase the pressure on the North Korean regime and show Kim Jong Un that there's no other path for him to take but denuclearization", said a senior USA official. Read More »

Winter Olympics officially Canada's most successful Winter Games ever

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As well she should, because the other end of spectrum is so heart-wrenching. About 37,000 US troops were killed during the war, which ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty, technically leaving the Korean Peninsula in a state of war. Kelly Clark: I've grown up a lot. They finished 1-2 in the men's competition, and two-time gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu and this year's runner-up, Shoma Uno, are young enough to keep going. Read More »

Ivanka Trump confirmed as leading USA delegation at Pyeongchang 2018 Closing Ceremony

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Trump took a black vehicle, which was on standby outside the airport, to head to the presidential office, where President Moon Jae-in is set to host a dinner for the U.S. "We must keep alive this hard-won momentum for dialogue so that the narrow window of opportunity provided by this newly created momentum will be able to lead to a more meaningful and genuine dialogue process of reconciliation, peace and ultimate denuclearization of North Korea", Ban said. Read More »

Are you encouraged by the students rallying for gun control?

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Friday's release said the changes to be unveiled follow emergency meetings organized by the senator with law enforcement, school administrators, mental-health experts and with students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. They want to feel safe and secure at school and their safety and security is our number one priority. "They've been there. I can verify that", Runcie told the newspaper. Read More »

Clarence students demand gun reform

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Students say this is one way to make sure their voices are heard since some of them aren't old enough to vote. Students walked out of class at two schools in Alameda Wednesday morning in solidarity with the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. Read More »

Florida Insiders: Don't count on gun restrictions from Tallahassee

The NRA has a vast political war chest and a president who views it as a loyal ally. As a teacher I think this idea is not thought out and misinformed by those who have no idea what goes on in a school on a daily basis. Trump also reiterated his calls for arming more teachers and other adults working in the nations' schools, something LaPierre also called for. Further complicating the first three obstacles is the fact that the entire House of Representatives and a third of the Senate is up ... Read More »

Constantly-disruptive Nikolas Cruz was never expelled from schools

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A 911 call has been released from a domestic disturbance that Florida cops say involved suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz . Roxcanne and her son Rock called police on multiple occasions while Cruz was living with them. The Deschamps declined to comment to CNN . According to James Snead, whose family took Cruz in last November, the teen didn't appear disturbed and showed no warning signs of what was to come. Read More »

We are sorry, Buhari tells families of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

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Some witnesses, however, recalled seeing girls being taken by the armed militants of the group that abducted 276 girls from the school in Chibok in April 2014. And it is unclear how many are missing. It said more than 2,295 teachers hade been killed and nearly 1,400 schools destroyed since the jihadist insurgency began in 2009. Read More »

Gun control groups 'exploit' U.S. tragedy

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Also addressing the issue was Vice President Mike Pence , who vowed President Donald Trump will "make the safety of our nation's schools and our students our top national priority" when he meets with USA governors next week in Washington. Read More »

Another NJ school shooting threat leads to charges against teen

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He said the matter remained under investigation. The school says about 500 students were pulled out of school early. Classes were canceled at Whitmer, Jefferson Junior High and Washington Junior High school. The La Palma Police Department and Anaheim Union High School District place a high priority on student safety; therefore, out of an abundance of caution the Police Department has increased patrols of the campus. Read More »

Sheriff: Deputy never entered school in shooting

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Earlier this week President Trump said arming school teachers could prevent school shootings. "I mean these families lost their children". An officer assigned to protect a school during the age of school shootings stayed outside, leaving it to teachers and coaches to try to protect students from a merciless spray of bullets. Read More »

Former Trump Campaign Associate to Plead Guilty in Russia Probe

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This month's indictment says Manafort and Gates passed the money they received from Ukraine through foreign bank accounts to hide it from the Internal Revenue Service. Trump in 2016. The special counsel has been leading the investigation into potential Trump campaign collusion with the Russian government during the 2016 USA presidential election. Read More »

Northeast Students To Join National School Walkout

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Runcie added that counseling and support systems will be provided for students, teachers and staff. Last week, two days after the Florida shooting, a school security officer overheard a student threatening to open fire at El Camino High School in Whittier, Calif. Read More »

Students, Parents in Parkland voice concerns at town hall

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Marco Rubio , a Republican, and Bill Nelson , a Democrat, as well as Rep. Ted Deutch , D-Fla. However, one key figure that was noticeably absent was Gov. You won't know when, or how, but you will know that it will be time to get off and start anew. "My best friend was killed in front of me". Let me be honest with you about that one. Read More »