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Florida Student: 'Just Disgusting' That Armed Deputy Didn't Enter School During Massacre

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Andrew Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter, Meadow, died in the February 14 school shooting , ripped into the school resource officer who stayed outside during the slaughter of 17 victims. When asked what Peterson should have done, Israel said the deputy should have "went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer". Delta and United Airlines are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association , the latest in major companies to do so following the deadly shooting at a Florida high ... Read More »

Olympians rush toward gold in games' last weekend

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It spends more than $60 million every four years, delivered from several different revenue streams into a variety of different programs, to fund Winter sports. The AP received internal documents that revealed the USOC had a target goal of 37 medals, 25 at the very least. Speaking of curling , the U.S. Read More »

Trump backs raising age for buying assault rifles

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Those include measures to expand federal background checks, allow authorities to issue emergency orders to take guns from people identified as a threat to themselves or others, and raise the minimum age for rifle purchases to 21. "They hate the NRA . We want to be very powerful on background checks", he said. Even Republican leaders fretted about the prospects for progress in Congress, which failed to pass gun control or background check legislation after the CT shooting and has long ground ... Read More »

Rick Gates, former Trump campaign aide, expected to plead guilty

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As part of his plea deal , Gates agreed to cooperate with the Mueller investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections and possible collusion by the campaign of President Donald Trump . HuffPost has identified that member as Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), a loudly pro-Russia lawmaker who has drawn the attention of Mueller and congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Bollywood actor Sridevi dies at 54

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Think of Sridevi and so many of her different avatars pop in your head and one finds it hard to decide which is the best. One of Bollywood's leading actors, Akshay Kumar , too expressed his shock at the "untimely demise". "May her soul rest in peace", the PMO tweeted. "I am in shock...can't stop crying..." I've lost a dear friend and the industry has lost a true legend. Read More »

FBI warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

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The children's movies "Despicable Me 3" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" were to have been shown as an outdoor double feature on Friday evening at Pine Trails Park. Neighbors said that police cruisers were a frequent presence at his house. This is madness. Look at those grieving parents in Parkland . It's that there are no plausible options that offer more than the faintest prospect of preventing a massacre in the next year or the next decade. Read More »

Met Office issues yellow warning for snow in Lincolnshire

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The Met Office chart looks at the weather hitting Britain on Monday and Tuesday and shows what regions of Britain will see snow. The Met Office is predicting highly disruptive snowfall across the country beginning in the South East. What is the Beast from the East? After a mild spell of weather over recent days, the weather is set to turn cold this week according to Met Eireann . Read More »

North Korean Olympics delegation includes diplomats specialising in nuclear issues

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Analysts say it is seeking to loosen the sanctions imposed against it over its banned nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programmes, and trying to weaken the alliance between Seoul and Washington. Maybe it's due to the fact that I hail from East Texas - where the closest we get to winter sports is that one day every decade when an inch or two of snow falls and we throw out our backs trying to luge down the driveway while destroying our complete inventory of Rubbermaid storage container lids. Read More »

NRA says left exploiting Florida school shooting

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Earlier Friday, top auto rental companies announced they would end their discount programs for National Rifle Association ( NRA ) members, while on Thursday the largest privately held bank in the United States, the First National Bank of Omaha, announced it would end its business relationship with the NRA . Read More »

WV teachers go on strike, all public schools closed

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Teachers said these proposed pay raises do not make up for the possible cost of insurance. "We're not really pleased with that plan". "We barely get by now [with PEIA]". Ihlenfeld said he has had many teachers in his life- starting with his mother, Diana, a former language arts teacher at Triadelphia Junior High; and his sister, Caroline Ihlenfeld-Dillon, a visual arts educator at Wheeling Park High School. Read More »

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

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In a speech on Thursday, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that the penalties are having an impact because North Korea now has less money to spend on its ballistic missile tests. "And this Olympic Games brings us like a sign of peace in the Korean Peninsula", Yoon said. After building a 3-1 lead after four ends, Sweden responded to a two-shot fourth from Great Britain with five unanswered points in the next two ends, putting the game out of reach and moving closer to ... Read More »

FL GOV: purchasing guns must be 21 years old

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President Donald Trump suggested that teachers who carry concealed weapons in schools should receive bonuses during a meeting on school safety on Thursday. But White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said in a statement on Monday that Trump spoke with Sen. "They're putting the gun manufacturers profits over the value of the lives of our children, which is wrong", he said . Read More »

Previewing Mobile World Congress in Spain

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Sony Xperia XZ2: Not much is known about the Sony Xperia XZ2 but it is expected to be a phone that brings Sony back in the game. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be Samsung's response to the iPhone X . Moto G5 is expected to be priced at Rs 15,000. There was a rumour started by My Drivers that the Nokia 9 would launch on 19 January 2018 along side the Nokia 6 (2018 ). Read More »

Teen survivors of Parkland shooting plan national walk out

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In the Saturday video published to the school's website, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High principal Ty Thompson spoke directly to students of the Parkland, Fla ., school. "The kids in Newtown were too young to understand what happened and were too young to have their own voice", Grady said, referring to the 20 first-graders killed in the 2012 CT school shooting . Read More »

Olympics-Curling-Sweden take gold to end Korean fairytale run

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Kim Eun-jung's foursome became the first Korean rink to reach the Olympic semi-finals after Tuesday's 9-6 win over the United States. Park said she "didn't know Noh was left behind because it was too loud". So when she was banned, according to reports, she declared she was no longer proud to represent her country. Later, in a TV interview, Kim Bo-reum blamed Noh for the team's poor performance. Read More »

Donald Trump backtracks over background checks for gun owners

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John Cornyn, about a bipartisan bill created to strengthen the Federal Bureau of Investigation database of prohibited gun buyers, according to the Associated Press . "Congress must take meaningful action to keep us safe and pass federal gun reform legislation that address the public health crisis of gun violence", The Women's March Youth EMPOWER said in a statement. Read More »

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 »