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After Florida Shooting, Trump Calls For New Regulations On Bump Stocks

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Over the weekend, the White House said he had spoken to Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill created to strengthen the Federal Bureau of Investigation database of prohibited gun buyers. Following the shooting in Sutherland Springs a year ago, the president said, "We have a lot of mental health problems in our country, as do other countries, but this isn't a guns situation". Read More »

Students and parents demand action from Trump on gun control

Andrew Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter Meadow was among the victims, told Trump that it was far too easy for people such as Cruz to acquire weapons. "The process on sanctions is long; it's arduous; it's not pretty, but when the evidence is there and we're ready, we go ahead with the sanctions", one official said. Read More »

Trump humiliates himself after tweet calling for investigation of Obama, Dems Video

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United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should investigate former president Barack Obama as the Russian meddling in the 2016 election took place during his administration. Trump's comments came in the aftermath of Mueller filing charges last week against 13 Russian individuals and three Russian entities for allegedly conducting an "information warfare" campaign against the US with fake stories and commentary about divisive USA issues in an ... Read More »

Trump Drags Sessions Into His Meltdown Over Russian Meddling

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While Trump and even some Democrats have criticized the Obama administration for not speaking up enough on Russia's actions before the election, Obama did take some steps to reprimand the country. "The Russian "hoax" was that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia - it never did!" "We regret [the North Koreans'] failure to seize this opportunity", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. Read More »

Flood watch in effect; sleet, freezing rain later

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This graph, provided by the National Weather Service, shows the Fox River in Burlington cresting at 11.27 feet, slightly above flood stage for the area. ELKHART, Ind. (AP ) - Crews are using boats to help northern IN residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest. Read More »

Tiger Snake Visits Melbourne CBD

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It is thought the scaly creature crawled into the gutter on the corner of Spencer and Collins streets about midday after falling to the tarmac during the course of a joyride beneath a vehicle. "They do show up occasionally". Interestingly, he doesn't mention the possibility of the snake catching a V/Line from Castlemaine. Tiger snakes are highly venomous and typically aggressive. Read More »

UN Uncovers Iran Supplying Weapons to Houthis

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The 15-member council is negotiating a resolution, drafted by Britain in consultation with the United States and France, that would condemn Iran for violating an arms embargo on Houthi leaders and include a council commitment to take action over it. Read More »

Hunter, a Church Pastor, Killed in Case of Mistaken Identity

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Police say Michael Marsh had an electronic coyote call that Dunn heard. A Taylorsville man has been charged following a shooting that occurred on Monday, according to an Alexander County Sheriff's Office press release. EMS rendered aid on the scene and Rev. Marsh was transported by ambulance to Wake Forest Baptist Health - Wilkes Medical Center. Marsh died at about 8 p.m. Read More »

US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

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The embassy released a notice warning American citizens to avoid the complex, which is located in the country's capital, Podgorica, and to monitor local media for updates . During the late 1990s, that rump Yugoslavia, consisting of Serbia and Montenegro, was repeatedly bombed by the US -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition over the civil war and ethnic cleansing in neighboring Kosovo. Read More »

Cricket legend 'cheated on me with his new wife'

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Also, according to the reports in Express Tribune, Reham had tweeted about the same accusing Imran of meeting Bushra even when she was married to him. The claims came as Imran Khan-led party was preparing to contest the general election to be held in July this year.The PTI chief was previously married to British socialite Jemima Goldsmith in 1995. Read More »

Restrictive gun laws not the answer

They can keep this fight going a long time. In the week since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 people dead, students at the Parkland school have unleashed what they hope will become a movement . "Background checks, extensive background checks that can delve into and find people that have a mental illness that should not have any weapon in their hand", Gillespie said. Read More »

Trump Attacks Sessions, Obama over Russian Election Interference

We do see it, and you need to stop. A second official said that "a couple of big countries" were reconsidering their purchases as a result of the global diplomatic "demarche". " Barack Obama - It was his job, it was on his watch". In a tweet today , Trump defended his response to the Kremlin's attack on the U.S. electoral system by saying, "I have been much tougher on Russian Federation than Obama, just look at the facts ". Read More »

Israel says it thwarted an Islamic State plan to bomb Australian flight

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However, Australian officials did not provide details about how they had gathered intelligence about the planned attack or if the Israeli military was involved. For that plot, the New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team charged 49-year-old Khaled Mahmoud Khayat and 32-year-old Mahmoud Khayat with two counts each of acts in preparation for a terrorist act. Read More »

Pence was Ready to Meet N. Korean Delegation, N. Korea Cancelled

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The Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea have seen North Korea engage in a charm offensive, sending athletes, cheerleaders and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un to attend the Games and meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The report comes after months of escalating rhetoric between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump , as Pyongyang refuses to slow progress in developing a nuclear warhead and ballistic missile system capable of hitting the US mainland. Read More »

Trump pushes for ban on modified guns

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He referred to the memorandum while detailing meetings he'll hold this week and next to discuss ways to keep students safe after a mass shooting at a Florida high school. And in December , The New York Times reported that ATF officials were telling various federal and local officials that the agency would not be able to restrict the devices without new legislation, despite a regulatory review the Justice Department had already announced. Read More »

Marco Rubio Jeered at Town Hall on Banning Assault Weapons

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If you look at the law and its definition, it basically bans 200 models of gun [s] in this - about 220 specific models of gun [s], okay? "I just listened to your opening, and thank you". "Sen. Rubio and I have a good relationship", he said. "But I want to explain to you why it would not". One of the first parents to take the state was Fred Guttenberg , whose daughter was shot in the back as she ran away from the shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, on Valentines day. Read More »

Previewing Parkland shooting survivors' rally at State Capitol

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He became emotional at times during his speech . The guns have changed but our laws have not. A student from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School headed to the rally told WUSA9's Mike Valerio that she hopes "we can change something in our society and make schools a safe place again". Read More »

Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

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The river would have to rise another foot to the 13 feet threshold for water to begin backing up through the village's storm drains, the weather service said. - The Rock River at Joslin was at 11 feet and rising; flood stage is 12 feet. "We just got to wait for it to go down", Terry Teeter, who installed pumps to keep water away from his house, told WOOD-TV. Read More »

Ferry explosion injures 25 in Mexico

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Images from the resort show the damage done to the side of the ferry, and people with injuries to their arms and legs. At least 18 passengers were injured in a Wednesday morning ferry explosion at Mexican spring break hot spot Playa del Carmen . Read More »

United States govt.: N.Korea cancelled meeting with Pence

The Washington Post named the Rocket Man's sister, Kim Yo-jong and Kim Jong Nam, North Korea's head of state as the envoys. "At the last minute, DPRK officials decided not to go forward with the meeting". Earlier, the US Vice President warned that Washington was planning to impose the " toughest and most aggressive " sanctions against Pyongyang . But after Pence condemned North Korea's human rights abuses and announced a plan for new US sanctions over the North's nuclear and missile ... Read More »

USA evangelist Billy Graham dies aged 99

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Dwight Eisenhower to George W. Bush. Among Graham's most remarkable accomplishments, he's counseled every U.S. President from Harry S Truman to Barack Obama. But his stamp on American religious life was and will remain enormous. While attending Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, Jerry Drace and a classmate of his traveled to Chicago to attend one of Graham's "crusades" in 1971. Read More »

Army awards medals to three students killed in Florida shooting

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The USMA believed he would have earned his place at West Point as well, showing all of the qualities one hopes for in a leader, a soldier, a human being. The Medal of Heroism recognizes individuals whose performance "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities", the Army told TheDCNF. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Vonn sets record but settles for bronze

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I have had a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs, in that time. But for Vonn , it was another heart-breaking performance after finishing sixth in the Super G on Saturday. She won the Olympic downhill in Vancouver, along with a bronze in Super-G. Her body has been beaten down by so many crashes, so many spills, and so much stress that the next World Cup season could be her last. Read More »

19 people injured in bomb explosion

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According to Military spokesman of the injured 7 from Army, 5 from Sri Lanka Air force and 7 civilian. The condition of two Army personnel was critical, the Army said. However, Daily Mirror newspaper quoting the spokesman said "the explosion can not be ruled out as an act of terrorism as of yet. The cause can be ruled out after the government analyst inspects the scene". Read More »

Chase suspect dies of apparent poisoning on 101 Freeway in Ventura

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The vehicle came to a stop in the center median, though CHP officers told KABC it's unclear if the suspect crashed of stopped the vehicle on his own. They found the vehicle on northbound Highway 101 north of Oxnard Boulevard and attempted to pull the auto over. Investigators found a dead man, 35, inside the auto. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation to closing of PyeongChang Olympics

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When asked if North Korea would be on the agenda for any potential talks during Ivanka Trump's visit, Noh said, according to Yonhap: "Issues of mutual interest could naturally be on the table during the process of the visit". Traveling with her as part of the US delegation will be White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A senior White House official described the visit by Ms. Read More »

Columbus pastors remember Billy Graham as inspiration

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The Reverend Billy Graham died Wednesday at his home in the American state of North Carolina, a spokesman said . His ministry spanned decades, reaching world leaders and common people around the world , including some local pastors who shared their thoughts on Graham's legacy . Read More »

Manohar Parrikar Stable, Condition Improving Says Goa BJP

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While the Chief Minister's Office and Lilavati Hospital have insisted that Parrikar, a former Defence Minister, is responding well to treatment, he failed to attend the ongoing Assembly Budget Session, giving rise to speculation on the severity of his ailment. Read More »

Chicago bank executive investigated as part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe

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In January 2017 Federal Savings Bank lent Manafort and his wife mortgage loans of $5.3 million and $1.2 million for a another property at 377 Union St.in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn. In court documents filed Friday, Mueller's office said investigators have uncovered new evidence of bank fraud. Mueller indicted Manafort and his business associate, Richard Gates, late past year. Read More »

Trump tries to shift blame to Obama for not countering Russian meddling

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Facebook's vice-president of adverts has been criticised for tweeting that Russian-bought ads had not been created to sway the U.S. election. They are part of an organization known as the Internet Research Agency, which the indictment alleges was designed with the intent to influence the 2016 presidential election through social media activity and grassroots organizing. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisories Call for More Lowland Snow Through Friday

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On Friday, there's a slight chance of a rain and snow mix during the daytime. Despite dumping enough to detour and cancel bus lines and shut down schools and offices, Bishop says February remains drier than normal. The low will be 31 with an east wind of 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. High near 35. Northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Less than a tenth of an inch is possible. Read More »