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BB gun confiscated from Mojave High School

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While school districts and principals across Virginia are debating whether to let students participate on the 14th, Richmond Community Principal J. Austin Brown says his decision was not hard. On Monday, Ed Tyll, host of the Ed Tyll Show from Noon to 3 p.m. on DE 105.9, received several calls from parents concerned over the prospective protests, listen here . Read More »

Italy lurches to the Right as country goes to the polls

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Being an outsider is a core part of the movement's identity, but if 31-year-old leader Luigi Di Maio wants to become Italy's next premier he's going to have to seek support from others. In 2016, Manlio Di Stefano , one of the party's foreign policy experts, gave a speech before a conference of Putin's United Russia party in which he not only called for an end to European Union sanctions, but said it was evident that the "Ukraine crisis" was a result of meddling by the European Union and ... Read More »

China to boost military spending by 8 percent

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The 2018 defence spending increase comes as China's economy expanded at 6.9 per cent past year, the first acceleration in annual growth since 2010. A more sensible approach towards GDP targets is also being taken by local governments. The country has kept is goal unchanged as it continues its efforts to reduce risks in the financial system. Read More »

Apple may finally debut a cheaper MacBook Air this spring

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If the information is accurate then we may not have to wait for long before the company's cheaper MacBook Air hits the market. The MacBook Air laptops are now available in the market between a price bracket of $999 or $1,199 depending upon the configuration of the machine. Read More »

Waves surging, fights cancelled, power out as windstorm hits US East Coast

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State officials the snow could fall at a rate of as much as 1-2 inches per hour at the peak of the storm late Wednesday into Wednesday night. It also snarled transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport cancelled, tracking service FlightAware .com reported. Read More »

Kim Jong Un suggests Korean summit to pursue reunification

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North Korea is believed to have provided chemical defensive equipment and technology to Syria and Libya in the past, and an upcoming report by a United Nations panel that monitors sanctions against the North says that in August 2016, the North transferred special resistance valves and thermometers known for use in chemical-weapons programs in Syria. Read More »

Lives Hang In Legal Limbo, Even As The DACA Deadline Dissipates

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Because of the heartless and short-sighted actions of President Trump and his allies in Congress, DREAMers in New Mexico and across the country are being forced to live every day in limbo and fear. "At the end the end of the day, DACA has to go through Congress, one way or the other", says Patricia Gannon, partner in the immigration practice group at Greenspoon Marder in NY. Read More »

China boosts defense spending amid military modernisation

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The country's national legislature, a supreme organ of state power in China, will continue its meeting till March 20 and elect major government officials. China's defence budget will rise 8.1 per cent to 1.1 trillion yuan (NZ$239.5 billion) this year as the country prepares to launch its second aircraft carrier, integrate stealth fighters into its air force and field an array of advanced missiles able to attack air and sea targets at vast distances. Read More »

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1%

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The target, which is the same as previous year, was presented by Premier Li Keqiang in a report for Monday's opening session of the annual National People's Congress , the rubber-stamp parliament. In his speech, Li Keqiang also said that over the last few years the world has witnessed an anemic recovery in the global economy, the volatility of global financial markets, and the sharp rise of protectionism. Read More »

Long Island weather: Coastal flooding expected to continue

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Thanks to a clear sky and (finally) calmer winds , temperatures will vary from the mid-20s in the Pine Barrens to around freezing at the Jersey Shore. So while there is still uncertainty, strong consideration should be given to contingency plans should a warning be issued for snow amounts exceeding 5 inches. Read More »

Pays cherche majorité — Législatives en Italie

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C'est l'immigration qui a occulté tout le reste. Si cette solution devait être rejetée, alors il n'y aurait plus qu'à revenir devant les électeurs. L'ancien Premier ministre, Berlusconi, entend installer comme une évidence l'idée qu'il est bien de retour. Read More »

China's $175 billion defence budget three times higher than India's

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In a almost two-hour speech to the legislature, Premier Li Keqiang did not mention the scrapping of term limits but emphasized the primacy of Xi and the ruling Communist Party he leads in all aspects of Chinese life. But a reliance on borrowing to fuel this growth has led to pressing political concerns about debt risk. The McKinsey Global Institute said in a report past year that while globalization has been a powerful force for economic growth, policy makers now face the challenge of ... Read More »

Thousands Of Flights Canceled, Delayed On East Coast

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At least five people were killed by falling trees or branches. Doppler radar image showing the storm move into the greater Boston area early Friday morning. In Washington, D.C., federal workers got the day off Friday , as winds gusting up to 70 miles per hour hit the region. A bus is covered by a tree that collapsed onto power lines due to a storm last Friday in Bryan Mawr, Pa., Sunday , March 4, 2018. Read More »

Will Trump's tariffs help or hurt American jobs?

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President Donald Trump announced recently that stiff tariffs will be implemented on steel and aluminum imports into the US. Edward Alden, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, says the world hasn't endured a full-blown trade war since the 1930s. Read More »

The European Union supporters were defeated in Italian elections

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The head of the anti-migrant, euroskeptic League , which emerged from Italy's elections as the largest party in the centre right, said Monday the grouping would be able to govern and markets have no reason to fear. Nadia Urbinati, a political scientist and the author of the forthcoming book "The Age of Populism", said the country had been "split in two" between traditional establishment voters on the right and left, and everyone else. Read More »

Won't sit idle if USA harms economic interests: China

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Some were critical of the move to do away with presidential term limits. The proposal has sparked off concern and speculation at home and overseas that the 64-year-old Xi, who heads the CPC and military besides the presidency and recently began his second five-year term, would continue for an unprecedented third term and beyond, wielding unquestionable power exercised by the party founder Mao Zedong in the heyday of China's revolution. Read More »

GUN CONTROL: Trump wants 'to have it both ways', Democratic senator says

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It's the basis for the defiant bumper-sticker slogan the NRA popularized: "I'll give you my gun when you pry it from my cold, dead hands". Mr. Trump on Wednesday also dashed conservative hopes that he would support a "reciprocity" rule, which would allow gun owners who legally carry concealed firearms in one state to carry them in the other 49 states, a goal of the NRA. Read More »

Taoiseach remains concerned about UK Brexit position

Shadow Brexit minister Jenny Chapman told MPs the border between Canada and America was not an example of the "soft frictionless border" that the prime minister has said she wants. Prof Frank Costello and Ciaran White said it would be a way of maintaining democratic representation for European Union citizens in Northern Ireland after Brexit. Read More »

What to know about the major nor'easter heading to Massachusetts

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Forecasters said the storm had mostly headed out to sea by Saturday afternoon, but noted its impact likely would still be felt on Sunday . Most areas will see at least 3 inches of rain and up to 9 inches of snow could fall. With coastal flooding the primary concern, authorities are warning about the dangers of driving through standing water. But the storm looks even more massive from space. Read More »

Atletico Madrid's Gimenez: Barcelona's Lionel Messi is from another planet

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Barca had drawn three of their last five league games, allowing Atletico to cut their advantage from 11 points to just five. This time past year, Lionel Messi cuts inside against Iran at the #WorldCup ... In-form Griezmann will be key to second-placed Atletico's chances of getting a result against Barcelona , who are five points clear at the top of La Liga . Read More »

Florida Senate to consider landmark guns legislation Monday

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Senator Bill Galvano is sponsoring the measure, which he calls a good compromise. He said he would have preferred raising the legal age to purchase guns with exceptions for people who had completed gun safety classes, but would probably support a bill even without them. Read More »

Tripura poll defeat a temporary setback: Pinarayi

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After the NPP struck a deal with supporting parties regarding the alliance, Conrad, along with BJP strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma and all supporting MLAs met with governor Ganga Prasad to stake claim to form the new government with the support of 34 legislators. Read More »

Winter Storm Watch Wednesday, Thursday For Framingham

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Snow covered roads and hazardous travel conditions are possible into Thursday. The high will be near 37°, east wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. The storm will be producing all snow by after midnight into the early morning hours Wednesday , the forecast said. Read More »

Trump may attend opening of Jerusalem embassy

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But he added that because of Iran, it is also important to "exploit the opportunities for peace" with the Palestinians . The Trump administration has repeatedly shifted its timeline for moving the U.S. "That is our common challenge". Netanyahu arrived in the United States over the weekend as Washington was gearing up for the annual conference of AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israel lobby. Read More »

Heung-min Son insists Tottenham are 'not scared' of Juventus

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The Lilywhites certainly appeared to be in trouble when they fell 2-0 behind in the opening 10 minutes of their first-leg clash in Turin last month. Tottenham supporters will now hope that the influential midfielder will be fit for their Champions League game in midweek, with their side having every chance of qualifying having drawn 2-2 in the first leg in Turin. Read More »

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

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The Nagaland Congress unit has been on record claiming that they were left to fend for themselves as the party merely put up candidates in 18 of the 60 constituencies. In Tripura, the Congress leader said, BJP has aligned with the IPFT, a party with division of the state as its election plank which is now demanding a tribal chief minister. Read More »

Italian bond yields jump as anti-establishment parties surge in election

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Addressing supporters, he said the 5-Stars only would hold such talks if those parties use the Movement's "methods" of "transparency and correctness". At the other end of the spectrum, a populist coalition of 5-Star, the League and the Brothers of Italy would send shivers through the spines of many European Union leaders. Read More »

Italy far-right leader says has 'right and duty' to form government

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Populist parties have been on the rise across Europe since the 2008 financial crisis. In a surprise result, the right-wing, anti-immigrant and eurosceptic League party of Matteo Salvini surpassed the establishment Forza Italia party, capturing around 18%, while Forza Italia had less than 14%. Read More »

We can't exclude Canada from tariffs — White House official

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John Deng, Taiwan's top trade negotiator, says talks will be sought with the U.S. In a few minutes, we'll hear from someone whose company relies on American steel. Trump often looks at trade relationships as a zero-sum game, complaining if the United States buys more goods and services from other countries than it sells to them. Read More »

Governments clash again on post-Brexit border

Mrs May will also set out five tests, which will guide her in the UK's negotiations with the European Union over a future trade deal. But when it comes to the substance of a future trade deal, she is asking for an terrible lot of Brussels. During the interview, Theresa May defended her Brexit vision laid out in her speech on Friday . Meanwhile, Labour former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson dismissed Mrs May's Brexit plan. Read More »

Samsung Launches Galaxy A8 and Galaxy S9 Enterprise Edition Models

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The two major players in the smartphone scene are Apple and Samsung , with the two companies neck and neck as they compete for the attention of an increasingly fickle smartphone market. Although many say that the Samsung Galaxy S9 for 2018 is nothing but a bunch of incremental upgrades on the Galaxy S8 from a year ago, that might not be entirely true. Read More »