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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

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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 »

Trump acknowledges Russia's meddling in US elections - White House

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Quite the opposite, the indictment shows evidence of a lack of collusion. He went on to say, " Most of the coverage of Russian meddling involves their attempt to effect the outcome of the 2016 United States election". Trump had been visiting with their father at the time of the tweet , and had encouraged him to not let up on his criticism of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Can we hit 'reset' on the gun debate?

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The lack of legislative response in light of our many school shootings is utterly unacceptable. President Donald Trump followed the now normal guidelines for responding to mass school shootings verbatim on Twitter, saying, "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the bad Florida shooting". Read More »

Varadkar: UK needs to give "real detail" over its future European Union relationship

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The government is hoping to wrap up in the next couple of months an agreement on the transition, whereby the country maintains the free movement of labor for a period after Brexit as part of the bargain of retaining tariff-free trade. Also, the relative attraction of Britain financially has diminished, indirectly because of the Brexit vote. Talks with the European Union in Brussels are due to turn to the future trading relationship after a summit on March 22. Read More »

Cyril in a headscratcher over new Cabinet

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The Cape Town and Western Cape's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency (Wesgro) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that he will be organising an investment conference in the next three months to target both domestic and worldwide investors. Read More »

Billy Graham to lie in honour at Capitol, House speaker says

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Billy Graham , his life, his messages, his goodness and his deep and unwavering belief in God should be celebrated for the positive and lasting effects they have had and will continue to have upon this earth. "They are more than welcome if they want to post up in the parking lot or what not". Graham had later said he regretted the comment. According to Graham spokesperson Mark DeMoss, though, the pastor passed away in his slee. Read More »

United Nations chief 'deeply alarmed' by Eastern Ghouta violence

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The draft resolution says that 5.6 million people are in "acute need" of aid. Russian Federation expressed its objections Thursday to a draft United Nations resolution meant to implement a 30-day pause in fighting across Syria and lift the siege on the town of eastern Ghouta . Read More »

Sweden, US to compete for gold in PyeongChang Games men's curling

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In 2006, Shuster won bronze for the USA - a lone U.S. medal in this Olympic sport. "It's as disappointing as it gets right there", said Canadian defenceman Mat Robinson. Team Canada did, however, win gold in the inaugural mixed doubles Olympic game. Perhaps, but that's not prime reason curling teams skipped by Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan are going home without a medal, according to Koe third Marc Kennedy. Read More »

Trump Reiterates Call for Teachers to be Armed

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For the second consecutive day, the president pitched the notion of giving firearms and specialized training to some teachers and school staffers so they could combat individuals who enter schools with the intent of killing people. "Nobody's going to be shooting bullets in the other direction". Trump's call to ban bump stocks isn't related to the Parkland massacre, but ties back to the worst shooting in modern USA history in Las Vegas past year. Read More »

Winter Olympics: USA's Jamie Anderson takes silver in women's snowboarding Big Air

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Vonn was two places behind her, and just couldn't match the pace. Both are not planning to participate in the team event on Saturday to close out the Alpine skiing program. PyeongChang was to be her swan song, a lovely conclusion to a prodigious ski career that included winning America's first-ever women's gold medal in downhill (Vancouver 2010), two Olympic bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, three World Cup silver medals, two World Cup bronze medals and 81 ... Read More »

Dismal showing for US female figure skaters

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The 2018 Winter Olympics are well underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea , but excitement about the games is continuing to grow here in Canada (thanks hockey!). Before Pyeongchang, the USA earned a total of 67 Olympic long track speedskating medals , 29 of them gold. "We were going for gold", Larocque said. Read More »

Active weather Thursday includes ice, snow and plenty of rain

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ADDITIONAL DETAILS.The ice will result in hard travel conditions. Be prepared for slippery conditions at any time during the day today and through the night. East winds will become south winds overnight keeping temperatures in the 40s through morning. There may also be some freezing drizzle mixed in with the snow, especially in Northwestern Wisconsin. Read More »

President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'

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Trump says he bets the lines of people waiting to enter the Capitol next week to pay respects to Graham "are going to be long and handsome, because he deserves it". Pence promised that Trump and he would keep fighting, especially on illegal immigration and security enhancements along the U.S. -Mexico border. President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to review the USA military's policy of having bases be gun-free zones, noting that some soldiers killed in a shooting spree several ... Read More »

Head of NRA Isn't Backing Down on Guns

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He was less concerned about LaPierre attacking him and other Democratic leaders and more anxious about what he is "doing to this country" and how NRA leaders are endangering individuals-especially children. "Passing a law that makes it illegal for a 20-year-old to purchase a shotgun for hunting or adult single mother from purchasing the most effective self-defense rifle on the market punishes law-abiding citizens for the evil acts of criminals", she said . Read More »

Lindsey Vonn's Olympic downhill farewell is a lovely shade of bronze

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Vonn made her Olympic debut as a 17-year-old in Salt Lake City in 2002 and, after finishing sixth, was lauded as a new American heroine of the sport. In fact, no American was. Myhrer's victory came after Austria's Marcel Hirscher-who had already won gold in Pyeongchang in the giant slalom and combined-missed a gate in the first run, and giant slalom silver medalist Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway did the same in the second run. Read More »

Massacre survivor's mom says he's getting death threats from conspiracy theorists

Survivors of the shooting have spoken out in multiple interviews against gun violence. It circulated at a time when social media sites are faced with increased pressure to crack down on propaganda, fake reports and wild rumors. A search on the name of the student - David Hogg - also revealed a long list of similar videos promoting what has become a common conspiracy in right-wing circles: that critics of specific policies are paid "crisis actors ". Read More »