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Parkland school shooting survivor released from hospital, tells her story


Maddy's doctors explained during the press conference that it's possible she might not have made it if they took her to the hospital further away. "I just love the fact that we're sticking together". Nichiporenko, the trauma surgeon, said the teenager was in shock from losing so much blood when she arrived at the ER. "I looked at her and gave her a sternal rub, no response", Ojeda said, rubbing his hand over the middle of his chest to show what he did. Read More »

Spokesman of Adamawa PDP shot dead


Speaking on the incident, a youth leader in the area, Paul Turaki, said Zadock was killed with four others travelling in the same vehicle in an ambush around Barre village in Demsa local government area. However, the case of the killings is still unfolding, as community members have continued to decry the failure of governments and security operatives to forestall lasting solution on the attacks. Read More »

Punjab CM's son-in-law among 13 booked for bank fraud in Simbhaoli Sugars


CBI registered the case on a complaint from Oriental Bank of Commerce against Simbhaoli sugar limited for causing loss of 109 crore rupees to the Bank. "In the circumstances, and given these facts, the political attack on my son-in-law was ludicrous". Claiming that his son-in-law had done nothing wrong, he said, "All the vital and true facts would emerge before the judicial courts when the CBI case is taken up by them". Read More »

EHS seizes 500 animals from pet store in West Edmonton Mall


After checking the store, the society said the concerns were warranted and the group applied for a seizure execution. Bodnarchuk would not confirm exactly what conditions the animals were in but she did say they were seized under the Animal Protection Act, which describes abandonment as "not being provided adequate food or water for over 24 hours or being left in a premise after a tenancy agreement has ended or being left in a vet clinic or boarding facility for five days after expected pick ... Read More »

Enhancements coming for the 2018 Crop Insurance Program


Moe said the $109 million spent over five years on that initiative is "essentially for carbon cops, to look at jurisdictions that are not implementing this ill-conceived carbon tax, and Saskatchewan will be one of those jurisdictions". " Risk management is more important than ever for Saskatchewan producers ", Stewart said in a written release. But the Saskatchewan NDP say the government didn't do its homework before bringing in the PST hike in the last budget and is still standing by tax ... Read More »

11-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough


The driver who struck the child remained on scene following the incident, according to Stibbe. "We are now conducting a collision reconstruction", he said. The schools in the vicinity of the crash site are Kennedy Public School and Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School. Authorities closed the intersection of Canongate Trail and Purcell Square for about three hours to investigate the incident, Stibbe said. Read More »

Family ate adopted potbellied pig


Animal lovers are outraged after learning a beloved pig that was nursed back to health and later adopted in Canada was killed and eaten by its new owners. 'Rest in peace attractive Molly'. The BC SPCA was informed on February 16 that Molly was killed and eaten by her new owners. So far no incident like this has happened in Richmond and since the Richmond SPCA is not a full-scale shelter, it has not adopted out farm animals like potbellied pigs to the community here. Read More »

Peterborough players help shovel snow to stop match being abandoned


The Winter Olympics may be over but Steven Taylor showed off some sweeping skills that would not have looked out of place on a curling rink on Tuesday night. The Saddlers took the lead in the ninth minute through Julien Ngoy's strike from outside the box. However, Omar Bogle equalised for managerless Posh six minutes before half-time. Read More »

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Grows Stake in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

The stock had a trading volume of 3,815,727 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,440,000. Mastercard (NYSE:MA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. Shares for $712,540 were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard on Monday, October 2. In related news, insider Edward Grunde Mclaughlin sold 17,167 shares of Mastercard stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. Read More »

Striking teachers defy the law in the US


Q: Why are West Virginia teachers taking up their fight with Republican Gov. Jim Justice and the state Legislature? Teachers are focusing the protest on salaries that were ranked 48th in the 2016, as out-of-pocket costs for health care continue to rise. Read More »

Metallica comes to Tulsa, final 10 for 10 announcement

Visit for details. Also, Citi card members may purchase tickets beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Spotify will have pre-sale tickets available starting Wednesday, Feb. Sign up now . JUST ANNOUNCED: @ metallica is returning to North America on the WorldWired Tour 2018 and they're coming to #rocktheBOK on January 18, 2019! The clues got more obvious Sunday, as the post included the "Worldwired Tour", which is the name of their tour for their latest album. Read More »

Missing Marathi translation of his speech leaves Maha Guv upset


Opposition parties have raised the pitch for Marathi following a goof-up in translating the Maharashtra Governor's address to the state legislature on Tuesday. "Even though this is in the legislature's domain, on behalf of the government, I apologise", he said. Later in the day, the governor wrote a letter to Legislative Council chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar and Legislative Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade, asking them to take "serious cognisance" of the non-availability of Marathi ... Read More »

Pedestrian dies after being hit by unmarked police vehicle in Markham: watchdog


The SIU says London police officers were not present at the time when Christina Smith was struck and killed on February 8. The pedestrian was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information or video is asked to contact the SIU's lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The SIU is an independent agency that investigates incidents involving police that have resulted in death, serious injury or alleged sexual assault. Read More »

Billionaire Offers to Pay for Jerusalem Embassy


President Donald Trump for "fulfilling your promise to bring the U.S. embassy home to Jerusalem, the eternal, united capital of the Jewish people". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on 22 February that Ambassador David Friedman and a small group of staff will work in an existing USA consulate building in Jerusalem's Arnona neighbourhood. Read More »

Shehbaz Sharif elected as acting president of PML-N


A PML-N insider said that Nawaz Sharif had finalised his younger brother's nomination for the slot of party president after consulting his wife Kulsoom, daughter Maryam Nawaz, former finance minister Ishaq Dar, former information minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid and a few others. Read More »

Bijepur Bypoll: BJD leads over BJP; Congress Distant Third


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had spent a night in the constituency during his hectic two-day schedule of rallies. "I would like to express my gratitude to public for showering their blessings on BJD ". It would be a major loss of face for Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan who campaigned extensively and highlighted the failures of the ruling party vociferously. Read More »

Who Was Jayendra Saraswathi


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also expressed grief and tweeted, " Deeply saddened by the demise of Jayendra Saraswati ji, the Shankaracharya of the Kanchipuram Kamakoti Peetam math. But he was acquitted in 2013 along with 22 others. Palaniswami on Wednesday condoled the death of Jayendra Saraswati, the 69th pontiff of the Sankara Mutt in Kanchipuram, around 75 km from here. Read More »

Dolly Parton donates 100 millionth book from Imagination Library charity


For six months, from March through August, the Library's Young Readers Center will host story time on the last Friday of each month at 10:30 the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building, located at 10 First St. Country music star Dolly Parton has been called a lot of things over the course of her five-decade career: singer, songwriter, actress and cartoon character (her words). Read More »

Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics


Moon met Sunday with a North Korean delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, a former general whom South Korea has accused of being behind two attacks on the South that killed 50 people in 2010. Russian athletes who had proved they were clean were allowed to compete as Olympic Athletes from Russia under the neutral Olympic flag, but the Russian flag and Russian anthem were banned from the Games. Read More »

CDC scientist goes missing, with auto and pet dog still at home


The dog, officially named Mister Bojangles Cunningham but known as Bo, had twice accompanied Cunningham to Harvard where he went for his master's and doctoral degrees. They say at this point, they have no evidence of foul play. As they continue to hang missing posters throughout Cunningham's neighborhood and try to get the word out, the mystery surrounding their son's death is overwhelming. Read More »

Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president


Prosecutors asked a Seoul court to sentence Park to 30 years in prison and fine her 118.5 billion won (110.5 million US dollars) for corruptions, which they said left an ineffaceable stain in the country's history of constitution. A verdict in Park's trial is expected before April this year. The 66-year-old former president did not show up for the session. The prosecution proved that Choi abused friendly ties with Pak to force the South Korean companies, including Samsung, to ... Read More »

Crude Prices Fall Amid Rising Oil & Gasoline Inventories (USO)


While crude oil inventories built for the week, USA crude oil production for week ending February 16 was largely unchanged this week, coming in at 10.270 million bpd, down just a hair from last week's 10.271 million bpd. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation have agreed to cap output by about 1.8 million bpd in a deal running from January previous year until the end of 2018. Read More »

Meghalaya, Nagaland gear up for elections tomorrow


There is dissatisfaction in Nagaland for the party and it has put up the candidate in just 17 out of 60 seats. In Nagaland, NDPP chief Neiphiu Rio has been declared elected unopposed from the Northern Angami-II constituency. However, now that it has lost BJP as an ally and many party leaders have jumped ship to join the NDPP, the battle is unlikely to be that simple this time. Read More »

Four days of snow warnings for Cornwall


There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. The Met Office says: "As it comes into contact with the very cold air resident over the United Kingdom, it has potential to produce widespread snow, accompanied by strong to gale force winds". Read More »

Rome awakes to first snowfall in six years

The "Beast from the East" , as the phenomenon has been dubbed by the British media, is expected to bring cold air from Russian Federation over the next few days that will make it feel even chillier than thermometers indicate. Snow and freezing temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a record cold for this winter of minus 27C on the Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. Read More »

US top court rules immigrants can be held indefinitely


But Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben, arguing for the government, said the case does not involve reaching across borders because Microsoft has access to the data in the United States. judges issue warrants while giving companies an avenue to object if the request conflicts with foreign law. As Justice Stephen Breyer noted , the majority's conclusion was at odds with the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the British Magna Carta-which influenced those founding ... Read More »

The Justice Department Has A New Angle In Fighting The Opioid Crisis


Mr Trump and Republicans had also been encouraging Mr Sessions to look further into the surveillance abuse allegations. Trump wrote on Twitter: "Why is A.G. Sessions also said that the DOJ will do all it can to support local law enforcement agencies- the front line of defense against the opioid epidemic. Read More »

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Plant Approved in Berryville


The companies have seven days to pay a $100,000 licensing fee and post a $500,000 performance bond in order to receive the licenses. Applications for cultivation facilities cost $15,000. "I think it has been a fair process", Alex Grey, an attorney from the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, said. Medical marijuana foes in Arizona take aim at prescribing doctors, a MI judge strikes down Detroit's medical marijuana initiative, Ohio's medical marijuana roll-out hits a bump, and more. Read More »

Actor Brendan Fraser alleges Hollywood heavyweight groped him


In its statement , the HFPA says that it "stands firmly against sexual harassment and the type of behavior described, and that "(over) the years we've continued a positive working relationship with Brendan, which includes announcing Golden Globe nominees, attending the ceremony and participating in press conferences. Read More »

King of Jordan to visit India for three days from February 27


According to an External Affairs Ministry statement, King Abdullah will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra during the course of which the two sides will discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations as well as regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest. Read More »

"Hell on earth" in Syria's eastern Ghouta must end - Guterres


The Observatory said another civilian was killed by regime rocket fire in Harasta, an area of Eastern Ghouta which is directly adjacent to the capital's eastern neighbourhoods. Fourteen people were killed on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) had said more than 500 civilians were killed since the aerial bombardment campaign began on February 18. Read More »

Accused White House crasher plans on marrying President Trump

A woman charged with ramming her van into security barriers outside of the White House made a freaky claim. Jessica Ford, 35, from Tennessee, has had three other alleged past "encounters" with authorities near the White House , including attempting to climb over a fence, according to the Secret Service. Read More »