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Fla. Shooting Survivor Says CNN Scripted Questions For Its Town Hall

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The 17-year-old junior knew a gunman was on his high school campus Wednesday afternoon so he ushered 60 to 70 people to shelter in an open Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps room. Following the report on Haab's experience, a CNN spokesperson provided a statement insisting they didn't try to make him read a scripted question. Read More »

Russian Curling Medalist Guilty of Doping Violation, Says CAS

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Krushelnitsky finished third in the event with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova, but now the International Olympic Committee will reallocate the medal. The positive test will ignite further debate about the involvement of Russian athletes at the Games and the prospect of the IOC lifting, or partially lifting, the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee before the Pyeongchang Olympics close on Sunday. Read More »

PM congratulates Hafizh Sharin on being first Malaysian MotoGP rider

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It is not clear which manufacturer will replace Yamaha at Tech3, however it is common knowledge that both KTM and Suzuki are keen on having at least two bikes available for a satellite team in 2019. Syahrin impressed the Yamaha outfit during a three-day testing session in Thailand last week, and will line up alongside Frenchman Johann Zarco at the season opener in Qatar on March 18. Read More »

Trump hears wrenching tales at school violence meeting

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The president is supporting stronger background checks and a ban on bump stocks, but some gun rights advocates say that goes too far. The president had invited the teen survivors of school violence and parents of murdered children in a show of his resolve against gun violence in the wake of last week's shootings in Florida and in past years at schools in CT and Colorado. Read More »

This is how Saudi Arabia will celebrate Women's Day

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The opening up of new entertainment options in the conservative kingdom is part of a programme of reforms dubbed "Vision 2030" - a move championed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "The bridge is being reversed", he said, adding that Bahraini nationals were now coming to Saudi Arabia for events - accounting for 10 percent of ticket sales in recent months. Read More »

Trump Urges Ban On Gun Devices Like Bump Stocks

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It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots. Trump promised to be "very strong on background checks ", adding that "we're going to do plenty of other things". "We look forward to the results of that process as soon as it is duly completed". A day earlier, Trump sent another signal he had been swayed by the Parkland shooting and the dramatic calls for action in its aftermath. Read More »

Don't politicize ongoing Russian Federation investigation

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Politics", reports that Donald Trump's "admirers and detractors" both agree with him that "the Russians meant to sow chaos" and "have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams". When Trump was getting started in his real estate business in Manhattan, he colluded with that Russian Mafia, which doubled as a spy operation for the Soviets in the US, and its control over contractors and workers. Read More »

Nikolas Cruz Threatened Others With Gun, First Host Family Told Police

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Cruz's 68-year-old adoptive mother, Lynda Cruz, died unexpectedly on November 1 after contracting pneumonia, according to documents filed in the Broward County Probate Court and obtained by ABC News. According to the New York Daily News and the Sun-Sentinel, Lynda Cruz's former neighbor and friend Rocxanna Deschamps - who is also now caring for Zachary Cruz, 18 - filed to take over the her estate the day after the Valentine's Day massacre. Read More »

Sikh Man's Turban Ripped Off In A 'Racist Attack' Outside UK Parliament

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Right before we got to the entryway he came near me and assaulted me. He was pulling at my turban strongly. "Before he could do anything else I shouted at him and he ran" Both the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president as well as Akal Takht Jathedar has condemned the incident and have urged the United Kingdom government to take strict action against the person responsible for the incident. Read More »

Temple: High school students observe Black History Month

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The theme of this year's program is "Rise Up to Celebrate Black History", said Cleveland Shy, Scott drama teacher. Happy black history month!' Black History Month goes back to 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment ended slavery in the United States. Read More »

Jonny Evans given West Brom captaincy back

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At a press conference, the 56-year-old told reporters: "The disciplinary side of things is finished with, as far as I am concerned". It's tempered with us being in a results business and the incident magnified that situation. "This club was on a hard run before I arrived and it hasn't improved since I've been here and that's at my door and I need to put that right", said Pardew. Read More »

Bangladeshi ex-PM Khaleda's bail hearing deferred to February 25

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The court also sentenced Zia's son, Tarique Rahman, and four others to 10 years in prison for involvement in the case. Zia was convicted on February 8 of misusing power in embezzling some $250,000 in donations meant for an orphanage trust established when she first became prime minister in 1991. Read More »

Police close down street amid reports of gunman on run

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Photos show armed police officers in face masks crouched behind walls and buildings in the Forest neighbourhood of the capital. Calie said "we can rule out terrorism". local time and people were warned to stay in their homes. In 2016, the district was the scene of a shootout with police involving Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam that led to his capture three days later. Read More »

Iran May Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if Gets no Benefits: Araqchi

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Iran may withdraw from the deal that restricts its nuclear program if it leads to economic struggles and continued difficulty in securing investments from major banks, Reuters reported Thursday . Iran warned that the collapse of the deal would thrust the world into another nuclear crisis. Abdullah Sameri, a member of the Iranian Parliament's Energy Commission, says German companies can make good investments in Khuzestan given the province's great potential in energy, agricultural, and ... Read More »

PNB scam: As fraud prompts arrests, India forms panel to avoid scams

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Since PNB disclosed the fraud last week, the bank, auditors and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have been under the spotlight over how they could have failed to detect a scam in which employees are suspected to have sent fraudulent loan guarantees through the Swift interbank messaging platform to lenders overseas. Read More »

U.S. says DPRK cancels meeting with Pence at Winter Olympics

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It said the Liberal Korea Party (LKP) of South Korea blamed the government of President Moon Jae-in for cooperating with the DPRK on the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and taking measures to ease tensions on the peninsula. No, they won the gold. As the top qualifier heading into the men's snowboarding halfpipe competition, he was already the favorite to win. Gerard wasn't the only American to get things done in the snowboarding department though. Read More »

I did not see the interview: Uddhav Thackeray

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He also took an indirect barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi , saying that irrespective of differences in political ideologies, "elders must be accorded respect always" and said that the recent attack on India's first PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru "was not proper". Read More »

IAF flying officer Avani creates history, flies fighter jet

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Turkey, which became the first country to have a woman fighter pilot in 1936, and the only country to have never had a restriction on women joining the air force. Avani had been commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF after her basic training in June 2016 but still has more than a year before she can be deployed for live combat missions with the 23 "Panthers" Squadron. Read More »

Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…

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The three-judge bench had yesterday observed that if "judicial discipline" and propriety were not maintained, the institution will "go forever" while referring to the February 8 verdict passed by another three-judge bench which had held that compensation not availed within a stipulated five year period would not be a ground for cancellation of land acquisition. Read More »

Ivanka Trump is headed to 2018 Winter Olympics

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Kim's visit, the latest in a series of diplomatic efforts to fix relations between Pyongyang and Seoul, was met by strong protests from opposition parties in South Korea . Kim is also blacklisted by both the US and South Korea. James Risch, a Republican from Idaho, General Vincent K. Brooks, Marc Knapper, the official now in charge of the USA embassy in Seoul, and Shauna Rohbock, a soldier in the National Guard, who's an Olympic bobsled coach. Read More »

MFM beat Real Bamako to keep CAF Champions League campaign alive

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Nigerian champions, Plateau United and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) football clubs have qualified for the second round of the CAF Champions League. Auneto Chijoke scored MFM victor today five minutes from time after they struggled to put away several other chances for most of this contest watched by a fair crowd. Read More »

Wanaka teen wins bronze at Winter Games

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Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, 16, said she couldn't believe she was standing next to some of her idols on the podium. She delivered. After a disappointing 13th-place finish in slopestyle, she had a week to regroup for big air. Unlike big air, which takes the best two of a finalist's three runs, ski halfpipe takes the best single run out of the three that finalists lay down. Read More »

Black Panther shows Hollywood that black movies travel well

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Black Panther , which opened in Malaysia on February 15, is being lauded a "game-changer" by Hollywood critics who are celebrating the Marvel classic for its highly-diverse cast. Across the vast Multiverse lies an empire founded in T'Challa's name. Black Panther , however, was unique behind the screen for its inclusion of women and persons of colour in leadership roles. Read More »

Duterte: Labor ban to Kuwait stays, may be expanded

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A Philippine labor delegation left for Kuwait on Thursday to seek better protection for Filipino workers that may prompt the Duterte administration to lift its ban, officials said. Another domestic worker named Michelle Obedencio, 34, said she too had suffered abuse from her employers, but even so, she would return to Kuwait if there were no job available for her in the Philippines. Read More »

Net migration from Europe falls below 100000 for first time since 2013

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The "Brexodus" is gathering pace with the number of European Union workers coming to Britain falling to its lowest level for nearly five years, new figures have indicated. However, the total is still far short of Theresa May's long-standing pledge to reduce the figure below 100,000. This means an immigration system that attracts and retains people who come to work and bring significant benefits to the United Kingdom but does not offer an open door to those who don't, she said. Read More »

Leaked paper says Britain may want longer Brexit transition

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May's spokesman said the statement did not mean Britain wanted to extend what May calls an "implementation phase", but rather that the government wanted to question the EU's position that the end of the transition should coincide with the end of the bloc's current seven-year budget period. Read More »

Amnesty says Rohingya crisis consequence of society "encouraged to hate"

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Last week, the United States urged the UN Security Council to hold Myanmar's military accountable for what it said was the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Amnesty International is ripping President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE, accusing him of creating a year of "hate-filled rhetoric" through ... Read More »