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Dutch Reaffirms Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

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Some three dozen countries, hundreds of local government bodies and worldwide organizations have so far recognized the killings of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as Genocide. The genocide proposal was put forward by the conservative Christian Union (CU) party, a junior coalition partner in Prime Minister Mark Rutte's four-party coalition government. Read More »

Terrorist Trying to Attack Israeli Soldiers Dies After Being Shot by IDF

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Abbas outlined the Palestinian vision for peace and told the council: "We are ready to begin negotiations immediately in order to achieve the freedom and independence of our people". The Palestinian Authority leader in recent years has angered Israelis and Americans by noting only Muslim and Christian roots in the Holy Land. Your negotiating partners? Are we the secular liberal democratic movement that you want to empower as an inclusive movement? The PPS said 213 Palestinians, including ... Read More »

Barnaby Joyce to address future as resignation speculation mounts

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Victorian MP Andrew Broad became the first Nationals federal MP to call for the leader to quit, vowing to bring the matter to a head at a party room meeting in Canberra on Monday. The Deputy Prime Minister has announced he will hold a news conference at 2pm today. "As leader of the National Party of Australia in a Coalition government, he is my Deputy Prime Minister", Mr Turnbull said. Read More »

Second Amendment isn't under threat

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But as students of the post-Columbine generation, this shooting was not as much of an anomaly. They're going to put a lot more money into mental health counseling in the schools. In the USA, there have been 1,843 shooting deaths in 2018 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive . However, you would never know that if you talk with most of the people in the 21-century gun culture in America. Read More »

South Korea Today: The Locks at North Tower in Seoul

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The meeting was set to go ahead February 10, 2018, but the North Koreans pulled out less than two hours before. The claim comes after Yo-jong attracted a huge amount of attention at the games, where she was photographed sitting behind U.S. Read More »

Pro-gun Florida legislature considers gun-reform bill

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We want a better age limit. The protests came closer to Mr Trump too, with hundreds of students from suburban Maryland attending a rally at the Capitol and then marching to the White House . "So, you make a good point". "If ATF tries to ban these devices after admitting repeatedly that it lacks the authority to do so, that process could be tied up in court for years, and that would mean bump stocks would continue to be sold", said Ms Feinstein, of California, calling legislation the ... Read More »

NRA: Do a better job investigating 'red flags' to prevent school shootings

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Both Trump and Florida Gov. Rick Scott , a fellow Republican and gun control opponent, declined CNN's invitation to appear at the town hall event . "More NRA money?" Cameron interrupted. "We have to have better protocol to follow up on those red flags", Loesch said. Victoria Alvarez, a 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School freshman who was in room 1216, one of the first rooms that Cruz shot into, said she wanted to see if Rubio and Nelson will "do something". Read More »

Students said 'wake up' and America is finally listening

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The Florida senator also said it is not the NRA's money that has a large impact on gun policy. Ryan Schachter, whose brother Alex, was fatally gunned down at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, was among those questioning the lawmakers. Read More »

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

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Authorities consider it a "serious crime" for an adult to have sex with anyone under 18, Mr Fleurant said. Goldring publicly apologised for the actions of charity staff who sexually exploited female victims of the 2010 natural disaster in Haiti. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif seeks confrontation in judiciary, Parliament: Bilawal

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PML (N) which holds majority in the Parliament bulldozed a legislation previous year following Mr. Sharif's disqualification as the Prime Minister. The court deemed the sections of the Election Act, 2017 concerning the powers of the party head to be subject to the qualifications and disqualifications under Articles 62 and 63. Read More »

Lawmakers Blocking Gun Control Laws As Bodies Pile Up

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When a shooting occurs, it is not a surprise; we have been locked into a routine of mass shootings since April 1999. In fact, our current president is fighting hard to repeal the few laws we have. The contradiction presents no solution to these repetitive mass shootings. We can all be there for one another and have each other's backs. For one thing, America's obsession with owning guns, and the absurd loopholes in gun laws, nearly certainly play a key role in the plague of gun-related ... Read More »

Gov. Greitens' attorney says indictment is 'baseless and unfounded'

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He was elected governor in November 2016. Greitens, who admitted to an extramarital affair, was previously accused of taking a compromising picture of a woman he allegedly had an affair with in order to use "as blackmail ". The woman's ex-husband provided an audio recording to KMOV of the woman confessing to the affair and claiming that Greitens threatened to blackmail her. Read More »

Texas superintendent threatens to suspend students who protest gun violence

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The Facebook post has since been deleted as public outcry reached a fever-pitch, though the Needville Independent School District hasn't said whether or not that means that the policy still stands. There's a spirit of solidarity in the air right now, with area high school students considering a school walkout to show support for students in Florida demanding new gun control laws. Read More »

Tony Mendoza, California Lawmaker, Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Claims

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On Tuesday, the Senate released a report conducted by outside investigators that found Mendoza "more likely than not" engaged in "unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior" with the women. The resolution was authored by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles). Dianne Feinstein. De Leon and Mendoza shared a house in Sacramento, where Mendoza invited the young Senate fellow to visit and, according to the investigation, move in. Read More »

Four Democratic Governors Band Together Against Gun Violence

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New Jersey, and Governor Gina Raimondo , (D) Rhode Island say their states will work together to put in place common sense gun controls where they feel the federal government has failed to. One thing remains clear: we would be better off if every state and the federal government enacted sensible gun safety rules. In New York, for example, people who are the subject of protection orders are barred from purchasing firearms. Read More »

UP Investors Summit 2018: Kovind hopes for annual holding of the event

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Calling the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax as a "milestone", the President said it has "broken down barriers between states" and taxes has become smoother. "I see a change in the agenda of the state". Among few other top industrialists, Torrent group chariman emeritus Sudhir Mehta, ReNew Power CEO Sumant Sinha, ITC CEO Sanjeev Puri, World Bank's Rashmi Shankar and Tarun Sahni of Triveni Group also attended the dinner at 5 Kalidas Marg, the official residence of CM Yogi ... Read More »

Scots Tory MPs sign letter calling for 'clean break' Brexit

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The number of MPs is enough to challenge May's leadership, whose government has no parliamentary majority. Theresa May will be hosting some of her most senior ministers including foreign secretary Boris Johnson , chancellor Philip Hammond , Cabinet Office minister David Lidington, Brexit secretary David Davis and environment secretary Michael Gove . Read More »

'Daily Show' Comic Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

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Talev added: "Our dinner honors the First Amendment and strong, independent journalism. Her embrace of these values and her truth-to-power style make her a great friend to the WHCA", said Talev. The 32-year-old comic also worked on Late Night With Seth Meyers . Wolf has made several anti-Trump jokes on Twitter in the past. "Even PornHub thinks we are more than that". Read More »

India is ignoring facts, says Maldives

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The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), which had earlier called the situation in Maldives as "disturbing", reiterated its disapproval on Wednesday, claiming that the extension of emergency "is in contravention with the Constitution" of the nation. Read More »

Rep. Claudia Tenney: Many mass murderers 'end up being Democrats'

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The interviewer claimed that most gun crimes occur "in what's euphemistically called the inner cities involving minorities, and they're the ones that Democrats generally are going to bend over backwards to protect". Tenney has had a recent run of controversial remarks , saying the domestic abuse allegations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter were not "crimes of character". Read More »

Driver crashes auto into hospital before set self on fire

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The bomb squad and state and federal authorities were called in to help. A Life Star helicopter transferred the driver to the Bridgeport Hospital's burn unit where he is in critical condition. Multiple jars of gas were found inside the man's auto, which was being sought by police. The driver crashed a Chevy into the building before setting himself on fire, witnesses said, News 8 reported. Read More »

Students across Washington State hold walkout in honor of Florida victims

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It too has not yet heard of students planning to participate. They're demanding that Congress take legislative action on gun control. Students in Florida have already take part in walkouts, with student activists from Parkland calling for a national school walkout on March 14, and a " March for Our Lives " planned on Washington D.C. Read More »

Pentagon Mulling Options To Move McMaster Out Of WH, Back Into Military

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Though far from certain, his exit from the White House would require the appointment of a third national security adviser in a little over a year. Mr. The Pentagon is considering whether there are any four-star general positions available as a way for Mr. McMaster to leave the White House without creating issues. Read More »

Teen, 16, arrested for making online shooting threat towards Opelika High

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The Kentucky resident informed his father who then called the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Opelika police said the investigation into the threats did not reveal a credible plan for the teenager's threat. Opelika High Principal Farrell Seymore said at the press conference that student attendance was normal. Police suspended the investigation at John Stark Regional High School due to a "lack of evidence needed for prosecution". Read More »

Melania Trump Boards Air Force One Without Trump After New Affair Allegations

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The affair ended in part after McDougal started feeling guilty about it and after Trump made an offensive comment about her mother's age as well as a vulgar remark about the anatomy of black men, the magazine reported . Melania and Donald Trump have a famously prickly relationship, with the pair frequently spotted shunning each other's touch. The first lady also largely disappeared from public engagements with her husband after The Wall Street Journal reported in January that Michael ... Read More »

Racing for Gold in PyeongChang -- Photodesk

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Watching at the bottom of the hill, Kildow broke into wry grin moments after Vonn crossed the finish line.09 seconds behind Italy's Sofia Goggia , who won the gold . While the event will see Vonn bid farewell to the Olympics , she will return to the World Cup circuit after the games to chase down Ingemar Stenmark's record of 86 race wins. Read More »

The Heat: Israeli Prime Minister faces corruption scandal

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Netanyahu has denied all wrongdoing and accuses the media of orchestrating a campaign aimed at ousting him from office. Netanyahu said the latest suspicions were a continuation of a wider media witch hunt against him and his family. Meanwhile, Shlomo Filber, the former director of the Communication Ministry, agreed overnight to become a state witness and testify that he was instructed by Netanyahu to give financial and regulatory benefits to Bezeq, Israel's giant communication company. Read More »

Lawsuit says race motivated Trump to end immigrant protections

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Their lawsuit cites media reports that Trump said Haitians who received visas to enter the USA a year ago "all have AIDS" and that Haiti and African countries are "shitholes". The Department of Homeland Security has said that conditions in Haiti have improved significantly and the country is now able to "safely receive traditional levels of returned citizens". Read More »