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US House speaker says focused on gun background checks, not bans

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Democrats hailed the students as an inspiration. Trump and his fellow Republicans are under pressure to act following the massacre, but they also must avoid angering Republican voters who broadly support gun rights as well as interest groups like the NRA, which spent $55 million in the 2016 election. Read More »

ORD $8.5B Expansion

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The deal is expected to be officially unveiled and introduced to council members this week. The two airlines declined to comment on the plan, citing ongoing negotiations with the city. The plan calls for major renovations to Terminal 1, 3, and 5 and the demolition of Terminal 2, which would be replaced with a new worldwide terminal to supplement the existing global facility and be able to accommodate larger aircraft. Read More »

'Clueless' actress Stacey Dash is running for Congress in California

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Dash also has not issued a statement, though she floated the idea of launching a campaign in a February 9 tweet . After that, Dash was hired by Fox News to host a talk show called "Outnumbered". In 2016 she called the #OscarsSoWhite boycott "ludicrous" and also said she felt there was no need for Black History Month . One of the comments referenced Dash , similar to the Melania Trump, wife of President Donald Trump , posing nude early in her career. Read More »

USA said to find China dumping aluminum foil, selling too cheaply

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Such actions also increase the chances of a tit-for-tat trade war, analysts said. In the anti-subsidy investigation process, the Department of Commerce identified Chinese suppliers of raw materials and financial institutions as public institutions, which Wang said let to the department "mistakenly" imposing a high anti-subsidy rate without evidence. Read More »

Unsolved The Murders Of Tupac & Notorious BIG Red Carpet Premiere

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The series is directed by Emmy victor Anthony Hemingway , one of the brains behind The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story . Greg Kading , a former LAPD Detective from the 2006 investigation into the murders, and author of the book Murder Rap , also serves as co-executive producer. Read More »

Ivanka Trump watches Olympic event

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North Korea plans to send athletes to compete in next month's Paralympic Games in South Korea , following its high profile participation in the Olympic games that wrapped up on Sunday, Yonhap news agency said. North Korea has frequently said it is prepared to conduct negotiations with Washington without preconditions, though the United States says Pyongyang must first undertake concrete actions toward denuclearization. Read More »

Erbil airport faces closure due to flight ban

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As for the three-month extension of the ban of worldwide flights, Hadithi said "specifying a period of time is not problem, as once the negotiating teams between the federal government and the region reach to a final solution to the security administration of the two airports, the global flights will return as usual". Read More »

Microsoft to Supreme Court over privacy

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The Supreme Court took the case to provide clarity-for the government and tech companies that get served with SCA orders-around varying standards that federal trial courts have been applying to cross-border law enforcement requests relating to criminal allegations, David A. Read More »

Graduation Rates Show Gap for Minority Students is Narrowing

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Under the state's new accountability plan that was recently approved by the federal government, expectations are for 90 percent of Minnesota students to graduate on time by 2020, with no single student group's rate below 85 percent. The state's commitment to ensuring its students are ready for postsecondary education after high school is vital. These rates reflect changes in the calculation of graduation rates. Read More »

NHL Predictions: Will Golden Knights take down Kings? 2/27/18

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According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Golden Knights are listed as a -170 favorite to win on the moneyline . The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 21.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Quick also stopped a late three-on-one rush, and his left leg stop on James Neal's wide-open chance right at the start of the game was equally crucial. Read More »

9-foot gator makes unannounced visit to Florida home

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Patrol officers immediately contacted the state requesting a gator trapper. After approximately 20-minutes, the trapper arrived. John Picheco and Officer Samir Paulino, were able to trap the alligator and remove it from the complex. Wildlife officers say it's not uncommon for gators to roam around in search of water during warm weather. If a gator is seen outside its normal habitat, experts advise not to feed it or attempt to go near it. Read More »

Students Walk Out in Protest After Teacher Suspended for School Safety Comment

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Cherry Hill High School East teacher Timothy Locke was placed on leave on Thursday after a student told the administration that Locke had complained in class about the lack of security at the school. "I didn't have an issue with Mr. Locke, but I felt obliged to go there because this girl was a friend of mine", Ritter said. A school district in Wisconsin issued a statement saying participating in the walkout would be considered political activity, which isn't protected under district ... Read More »

Davis being sued for mocking Chick-fil-A worker

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The alleged incident happened in December at the Chick-fil-A in Cranberry Township where the teenager was working, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Mr. Davis denies all of the unfounded claims file against him and is prepared to defend this meritless lawsuit to the fullest extent under the law", Randy Fisher, MBK Sports general counsel, said in the news release. Read More »

Lions rescued from Iraq, Syria wars head to South Africa

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Both lions were traumatized when they arrived at the Al-Ma'wa Animal Sanctuary in Jordan, Four Paws said. Simba and Saeed lived in the animal sanctuary Al Ma'wa in Jordan‚ but Four Paws chose to move them to South Africa due to their good health. Read More »

Rhode Island Governor Signs Executive Order on Guns

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Gov. Gina Raimondo, among a crowd of gun control advocates, signed an executive order this week focusing on removing guns from some in so-called "red flag" cases. That action would require a court order, and a change in state law. Others are now considering them. California, Washington, Oregon, Indiana and CT already have red flag statutes in place. Read More »

Agencies verifying IS claim of policeman's killing, MHA sceptical

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A statement on the group's propaganda channel, Al-Amaq reportedly said, "Assassinated an element of police in firing near city of Srinagar in Kashmir yesterday (Sunday)". "I am sure that with the people's cooperation, we will not allow another Syria or Iraq in Kashmir", he said. Claimed in its entirety by both India and Pakistan, the Indian side of Kashmir - called Jammu and Kashmir state - has been grappling with a separatist insurgency that has claimed more than 70,000 lives since the late ... Read More »

Turkish president Ergodan tells girl she'd be honored if martyred

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Erdogan thanked the volunteers but said the Turkish Army had professional soldiers to do the job. "Girl, what are you doing there?" The schools are linked to the US-based businessman and congregation leader, Fetullah Gulen, who Turkey says heads FETO and orchestrated the defeated coup in Turkey in 2016. Read More »

Defence, Trade To Top Agenda During Vietnamese Prez Visit: Envoy

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The three-day visit starting on Friday comes at a time when India is warily watching China make inroads into its neighbourhood with an increased naval presence as well as a stepped up infrastructure profile in countries like the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka as part of its multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative. Read More »

California man arrested for attempting to join ISIS

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The online videos of Al-Awlaki have been cited in several US cases as being a unsafe influence on self-radicalized terrorists. Augustine was to appear Tuesday at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, NY. The online videos of Al-Awlaki have been cited in several USA cases as being a risky influence on self-radicalized terrorists. Court records show that he told U.S. Read More »

KHP: One dead in officer involved shooting

Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday, law enforcement officers responded to the report of an armed carjacking at the Kreem Kup Drive In, 601 W. Baker confirmed that officer was with the Wamego Police Department and "he is doing fine". Following the exchange, emergency medical crews responded and pronounced the suspect dead at the scene, KBI said. Read More »

Trump's takeover of conservatism is complete and total

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She stressed that this "must be done, again and again, by those of us who refuse to be absorbed into this brainless, sinister, clownish thing called Trumpism, by those of us who refuse to overlook the fools, frauds and fascists attempting to glide along in his slipstream into respectability". Read More »

VMware, Inc. (VMW) Position Raised by ARP Americas LP

The stock increased 2.60% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $59.5. 1,207,732 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,349,611. (NYSE:VMW). Moreover, Winslow Evans Crocker has 0.2% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 1,134 shares. Ledyard Bancorporation has 5,844 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Read More »

Lenny Sells 4520 Shares of Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Stock

Service Corp Intl now has $7.06B valuation. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.1699 during the last trading session, reaching $38.1801. About 845,016 shares traded. Discover Financial Services presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $85.61. FBR Capital maintained Scientific Digital Imaging plc (LON:SDI) on Tuesday, January 24 with "Corporate" rating. Read More »

Ryanair to axe 20 routes and Glasgow Airport base

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It will fly to Dublin, Rostov and Krakov and close its base at the airport - with approximately 100 jobs at the airport under threat. However, it will increase the number of flights operating from Edinburgh airport. And they have called for action to be taken on the ADT. The budget airline said it had run out of patience with the Scottish Government while waiting to reduce Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) Stake Lowered by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 17 million shares now valued at 189.99 million whilst Fidelity Management and Research Company has 12 million shares valued at 134.09 million. The Cambrian Capital Limited Partnership holds 52,277 shares with $588,000 value, down from 100,000 last quarter. Sg Capital Management Llc owns 179,212 shares or 0.99% of their U.S. Read More »

Greek minister quits after wife caught in benefit row

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Papadimitriou, whose remit involved promoting Greece overseas for investment projects, submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras late on February 26 "for reasons of political sensitivity", an economy ministry official told Reuters. Read More »

Davis Cup set to undergo revamp to become World Cup-style finale

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The ITF said it was already liasing with potential hosts over launching the tournament in November 2019. The ITF announced a 25-year, $3 billion dollar partnership with investment firm Kosmos , which is founded by FC Barcelona's Gerard Pique , who serves as the President of Kosmos too. Read More »

Frozen seed vault reaches one million mark

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The goal is to maintain the genetic variation within the world's food plants, ensuring that agricultural and industrial crops are not eradicated in local or global disasters, such as war, terrorism and natural disasters. The seeds were grown and re-deposited at the Svalbard vault a year ago. An unexpected thaw of permafrost meant some water flowed into the entrance of the tunnel to the vault in late 2016. Read More »

Queen's shock comment on scandalous royal affair

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Though she had many prospective suitors and famous romances, Margaret was married once, to Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1 Earl of Snowdon. As reported in the Daily Mail , in a new documentary called Elizabeth: Our Queen , Lady Anne Glenconner says that the Queen approached her after Margaret's funeral and thanked her for introducing her sister to Llewellyn. Read More »