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Batavia student to dive into Polar Plunge benefit

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The 2018 Polar Plunge and Polar Strut had another solid turnout at Mouse Lake on Saturday. Previous year plungers across the state raised more than $1.7 million for the state's Special Olympics athletes. many participants had costumes including characters from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", farmers, t-shirts with emoji on them and more. "He claims he won't be cold at all". Read More »

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However, the main focus will be on Raina, as he is returning to the squad after he last played in the shortest format for India in February previous year. South Africa is fielding a relatively new side with several veterans such as Hashim Amla being rested and the side will be captained by J.P. Duminy. Read More »

Trump says Russians are 'laughing their asses off' at U.S. discord

If it was the GOAL of Russian Federation to create discord, disruption and chaos within the USA then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. "He is finally right about something. I am speechless", Tommy Vietor, who served as a spokesman for former President Obama's National Security Council, tweeted. Read More »

Manhunt for Akron native accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old

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Officers responded to the scene on a report of a shooting and found a 2008 Dodge Avenue with four girls, ages 3, 4, 6 and 7, inside of the auto with their grandmother, police said. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Rick Edward said a man then stepped outside with a rifle and fired a single shot at the auto, which struck the four-year-old who was sitting in the back seat. Read More »

Florida school shooting survivors call for tougher gun laws

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United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the victims of the Parkland , Florida mass shooting Friday night, immediately after his arrival in Florida. Families are in tatters, children are begging the adults to do something and make a change and yet, I expect nothing will be done. Discussing the school shooting , police said the 19-year-old suspect in Florida, Nikolas Cruz , opened fire with an AR-15 rifle. Read More »

Don't test us: Netanyahu threatens to act against Iran

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Still holding the Iranian drone fragment, he addressed the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was due to speak later at the conference. "As far as I'm concerned, Iran is the greatest threat to the entire world, not just to Israel", Netanyahu said. The episode marked the first time Israel had publicly acknowledged hitting Iranian targets in Syria since the start of the war there in 2011. Read More »

Calif. man pleads guilty in Russia probe

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The online payment company PayPal has been unexpectedly drawn into the Russian Federation probe. It was revealed the same day prosecutors charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies with an extensive scheme to meddle in the US elections. Read More »

Russian Federation says indictments 'absurd', but that's modern American politics

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There was no collusion with the Trump Campaign . When asked to comment on the charges at the security gathering in Germany, Lavrov said: "I don't have a reaction because anything and everything can be published ". The Russians were charged with conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Three were also charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, and five were charged with aggravated identity theft. Read More »

Olympics-Alpine skiing-Czech shredder Ledecka takes shock super-G gold

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In Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Center, Norway won the women's 4x5-kilometer relay, which is the country's seventh gold medal in PyeongChang . With stars such as three-time U.S. "But today she did". "I'm really looking forward to the snowboard and I think I should already switch on "snowboard girl" now". Having missed out on the podium after making a costly mistake on the last turn of Saturday's women's super-G competition, Vonn once again found herself on the receiving end of a stream ... Read More »

Press Statement by PM Modi during State visit of President of Iran

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Speaking at the inauguration function of the new BJP headquarters here, he said, "In thought, in action and in implementation, the BJP's core is truly democratic". The new building has two portions: the first one is three storeys in size and the second part is a seven-storey complex, which will house offices of the party leaders, auditoriums, meeting rooms and a studio for leaders to link with TV studios for discussions. Read More »

Parkland Survivor Goes Viral by Calling Out Trump, NRA

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The shooter, "wouldn't have harmed that many students with a knife!" said , Gonzalez, who challenged politicians to stop taking donations from the National Rifle Association . The president had effusive praise for doctors, nurses and first responders who treated the survivors of Wednesday's attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 students and faculty dead . Read More »

Trump endorses 25-cent gas tax hike

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A proposal President Donald Trump unveiled February 12 calls for accessing $200 billion to leverage nonfederal investments totaling $1.3 trillion over 10 years. The administration laid out an infrastructure plan on Monday that aims to turn $200 billion in federal money into $1.5 trillion by leveraging local and state tax dollars and private investment. Read More »

Iran Passenger Plane With Over 50 On Board Crashes

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There is no official word yet on casualties. Semirom lies in the mountainous southwestern region of Iran , around 480 kilometres (300 miles) south of the capital. The plane, which was an ATR 72 , was operated by Iran Aseman Airlines. Following the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, Iran signed deals with both Airbus and Boeing to buy scores of passenger planes. Read More »

Related incident part of Russian Federation indictment

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The indictment says those involved systematically monitored the success of their internet posts. The indictment also notes that the defendants' efforts to influence the election "included supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Read More »

Buddhist Jokhang Temple in Tibet's Capital Catches Fire

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The fire started at around 6:40 p.m. and has now been extinguished. It was soon put out and no casualties have been reported . The extent of the damage to the building is not known, but there are no reports of injuries. News of major incidents in Tibet, a restive and politically sensitive region, are often tightly controlled in China. The fire comes as Tibetans celebrate Losar, their traditional new year, which began on Friday. Read More »

Florida school shooting: Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over attack

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The caller provided information about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting . FBI Director Christopher Wray at a Senate hearing on "Threats to the Homeland" in Washington, D.C., on September 27, 2017. "The FBI's failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable", Scott said in a statement Friday. Read More »

European Union ministers disagree over expansion into Western Balkans

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Kosovo on Saturday celebrates 10 years since it declared independence, a moment of pride for its ethnic Albanian majority, although sovereignty remains fiercely contested by Serbia. The 148 kilometre (92-mile) railway line, which Pristina aims to finish by 2021, will cost around 200 million euros in total and will link Kosovo with Macedonia to the south and Serbia to the north. Read More »

Trump Visits Emergency Workers Who Responded to School Shooting

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Investigators described him as a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media and had been expelled from the high school for "disciplinary reasons ", Broward County, Florida, Sheriff Scott Israel said. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem. "The gunman, a insane person, just walks into the school, breaks down the window of my child's door and starts shooting, shooting her, and killing her", Alhadeff said. Read More »

Mexico rattled by powerful earthquake

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A strong quake cut power to nearly a million homes and businesses across Mexico , the head of the country's Federal Electricity Commission said Friday. Three children are among thirteen people who were killed in Mexico when a helicopter carrying officials surveying the damage caused by an quake, crashed. Read More »

People with mental illness should not touch a gun - Florida governor

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Those 18 and older can buy rifles from licensed dealers in either state. In a similarly emotional appeal to elected officials, Melissa Falkowski, a teacher at the school, called out Gov. The disparity in age requirements between handguns and long guns exists largely because of the popularity of hunting in the U.S. Hunting deer, ducks, geese, varmints and various other animals is a way of life for youth in many states, and the laws are generally written to accommodate purchases of rifles ... Read More »

Trump visits victims of Florida shooting

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I encourage you to continue to come to us when there are concerns that relate to student safety. The Trumps were joined at the headquarters by Florida's Sen. "To the people back in Parkland, Florida, know that we as Douglas alumni here in the nation's capital are standing with you and, most importantly, standing up for you". Read More »

7.2-magnitude quake shakes southern Mexico, capital

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Geological Survey expert says Friday's magnitude 7.2 natural disaster in southern Mexico was not in the aftershock zone from an even more powerful 8.2 quake last September 8. A magnitude 7.1 quake in central Mexico on September 19 left 228 people dead in the capital and 369 across the region. Initial reports claimed it to be of 7.5 magnitude and later it was reduced to 7.2 by the U.S. Read More »

Ukip members vote to sack party leader

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Remarkably, it means Ukip will be looking for its sixth leader since Nigel Farage resigned in 2016. He also advised Mr Bolton to "get on with the rest of your life" - but Mr Bolton raised the possibility that he might stand again for the leadership, or even sue the party, saying: 'You can not keep a good man down - I am not finished with politics'. Read More »

Priya Prakash Varrier's cute wink in communist party's campaign poster

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The first song of Malayalam movie " Oru Adaar Love " became viral on social media within few hours of its release because of Varrier's cute articulations and wink . Oru Adaar Love , directed by Omar Lulu, is scheduled to release on March 3. Apart from being known for chocolates and flowers, in the digital world we live in today, it's also a chance for people to engage in online conversations about what they think February 14 is all about. Read More »

Jury Rules For Gaines Family In Case Against Baltimore Co

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The Gaines's family sued Baltimore County and the officer who fired the shot that killed Gaines and wounder he 5-year-old son, Kodi , according to the Baltimore Sun . Mr. Ravenell said he believed more money had been sought for Ms. Gaines's estate than was ultimately awarded. "This win is for all of my sisters in the movement who have lost their children to police violence", said Gaines' mother, Rhanda Dormeus , to reporters after the verdict. Read More »

Mexico Minister Survives Helicopter Crash That Kills Two On Ground

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The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at the hospital. The quake was 15 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It's unclear if any damage or injuries were reported. The National Seismological Service said 59 aftershocks had been detected before 6:30 p.m. Read More »

Russians accused of plotting to influence 2016 election indicted

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The charges say that Russians also communicated with " unwitting individuals " associated with the Trump campaign and other political activists to coordinate activities. HORSLEY: Well, White House officials are really highlighting the fact that the charges against the Russian nationals in this indictment stem from conduct that allegedly began in 2014, a year before Donald Trump announced he was running for president. Read More »

Florida students quit class to protest shootings

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Yesterday in Florida, the 18th school shooting of 2018 claimed 17 lives, a lot of them young teens and tweens who attended the school. "Within days they had just thousands of pages of poems and letters and wishes and drawings", she said. Read More »

Brown Says He Never Wrote His Resignation Letter

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January 24: Patrick Brown calls a last-minute news conference to deny a pending news report about sexual misconduct, and decry them as "categorically untrue". "And I've asked her to figure out at what point tomorrow that is set and she has drafted a statement while you guys were on the call and she can read it to you if you want to hear what we've put together so far". Read More »

Auburn's Anfernee McLemore suffers gruesome dislocated ankle

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Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore suffered a gruesome injury during the first half of Saturday's loss at SC. Auburn has not provided any update on McLemore's status. Chuma Okeke added 11 points and a team-high nine rebounds off the bench. Brown, the Tigers' leading scorer this season, was held to 10 points (six fewer than his average) on 3-of-16 shooting. Read More »

North Korean Cheerleaders Were Not Impressed by Kim Jong Un Impersonator

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But as a Korean, I feel compelled to follow up on something I wrote earlier this semester. It is important for Japan, the United States and South Korea to continue to share policies and maintain their cooperation. "We will start the process (for a feasibility review) soon after the PyeongChang Winter Games", Gov. Choi Moon-soon said at a press conference in Gangneung, a sub-host city of the PyeongChang Winter Games. Read More »