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Armed SRO stopped Md. school shooting, 2 students shot

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Thousands of students are expected to descend on the nation's capital to rally for gun control and safer schools in the wake of the deadly February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. "He told me he's not okay, and he needs to talk to someone about it", Mason said. "And I think while it's still tragic, he may have saved other people's lives". Read More »

Armed robbery at Scottburgh Mall, guards held up

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As the auto entered Paradise Road the male passenger produced a syringe, threatening the driver and demanding cash. Police said witnesses told them a man ran into the store from a black truck parked behind the building, then ran back to the truck a short time later. Read More »

Sixth reported explosion in Texas unrelated to bombings

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Even before the report of Tuesday evening's explosion, it had already been a busy day for authorities. Earlier on Tuesday, a FedEx worker was injured as a package containing nails and shrapnel blew up at a distribution centre in the San Antonio town of Schertz in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Read More »

Afghanistan: 'Dozens killed' in explosion near Kabul University

According to police, the attacker used a vehicle bomb. A report said that bodies were lying on the ground soon after the explosion, which is believed to have been a auto bomb. No group has yet accepted responsibility for the incident but the Taliban has rejected their involvement in the attack. The latest explosion to hit Kabul underlined the threat to the city from militant attacks despite government promises to tighten security in the wake of an attack in January that killed around 100 ... Read More »

Bermuda bar owner says United States student wasn't drunk before disappearance

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St. Joe's released a statement on Dombroski's death, saying "We extend our deepest sympathies to the Dombroski family along with Mark's teammates, classmates and friends.The circumstances of Mark's death are still under investigation by BPS [Bermuda Police Services.] During this hard time, we ask for your understanding and that you respect the privacy of Mark's family and friends". Read More »

Flake: I'd back impeaching Trump if he fired Mueller 'without cause'

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He called the Russian Federation probe a politically motivated witch hunt. Trump, a Republican, has renewed his Twitter attacks on both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Mueller's probe since the firing on Friday of the bureau's former deputy director, Andrew McCabe, days before he was eligible to retire with a full pension. Read More »

Bid to split 'China is doomed to fail,' warns empowered Xi

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This year's session has been dominated by the rubber-stamp body's historic move on March 11 to scrap a constitutional two-term limit on the presidency dating from 1982, enabling Xi to rule indefinitely. Now that he has made it possible to be president-for-life, Xi seems determined to bring Taiwan under Beijing's control during his time in office, something that would place him in the history books alongside Mao Zedong, said Willy Lam, an expert in Chinese politics at the Chinese University ... Read More »

Inslee Statement on New Pennsylvania Congressional Map

They've already made unsuccessful attempts to prevent redrawing the map, including a stay request to the U.S. Supreme Court and a claim that two justices' alleged biases should render case rulings moot . "Hope Republicans in the Great State of Pennsylvania challenge the new "pushed" Congressional Map, all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary", Mr. Read More »

Raj Babbar Resigns as UP Congress Chief, Party Yet to Accept Resignation

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Talking to the media, Babbar said new arrangements were being worked out in the Congress and whatever new role that he will be given by the party chief, he will take them up and work towards 2019 General Elections. Naik sent his resignation to the All India Congress Committee, ending his stint as Goa Pradesh congress committee president since July 8, 2017, when he had replaced senior party leader Luizinho Faleiro. Read More »

PSEB Class 12th Maths exam cancelled after the paper leaked

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Candidates who are appearing for the Class 12th board examination must make a check on the official website to get all the details regarding the Maths examination. The exams began on February 28 and will continue till March 24. Today the examination was cancelled by the board after hearing the rumors. The process started after the board came across the reports of taking money to pass students under Open School Scheme. Read More »

Third Time Lucky? Imran Khan Marries His 'Spiritual Adviser' Bushra Maneka

Pictures of Khan's marriage have gone viral on the social media. PTI workers distributed candies and did the bhangra after hearing news of the former cricket captain's marriage with Bushra Bibi. "The PTI leadership was of the view that strong rumours about his third marriage had played a role in the defeat of the partys strong man Jahangir Tareens son at the hands of a candidate of ruling PML-N", he said. Read More »

Twitter is brutal! Imran Khan trolled over 3rd marriage to Bushra Maneka

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Last month, he made headlines after asking his supporters in a tweet to pray he finds "personal happiness which, except for a few years, I have been deprived of", following still unverified claims he had married his spiritual advisor. Imran Khan has previously referred to Watto, a mother of five, as his "spiritual adviser" and someone whose guidance he valued. Khan has two sons from her. Read More »

Telugu to be a mandatory subject in all Telangana schools: Chandrasekhar Rao

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The Chief Minister said to implement this policy, an Act would be passed in the current Legislature sessions. "It has become a necessity for everyone these days to study in English medium with the changing circumstances". "We decided to make Telugu a compulsory subject as it is our responsibility to respect our mother tongue and our culture". The Deputy chief minister Kadiyam Srihari, ministers KT Rama Rao, Jupally Krishna Rao, Padma Rao, government instructor Rajiv Sharma, cultural ... Read More »

Former Tennessee Coach Butch Jones Joining Alabama Staff as 'Intern'

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There's no longer much of a discussion about where he sits in the pantheon of college coaches - the only debate is when his reign of dominance will come to an end. Alabama will open its 2018 season against Louisville on September 1. Alabama quarterback and College Football Playoff hero Tua Tagovailoa reportedly injured his thumb during a spring practice and will undergo an evaluation to determine the extent of the setback. Read More »

Moon indicates possibility of 3-way summit with U.S., N. Korea

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The South will soon propose the meeting to the North through the Unification Ministry, Presidential Spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said Wednesday. Since floating the idea for a summit with the US, "the North has been carefully watching how the situation is developing, including the US-South Korea joint military drills, before making it public to the people", Professor Kim Yong-hyun at Dongguk University said. Read More »

President Xi warns Taiwan against seeking formal independence

Some media outlets , like the Guardian , seized on an additional reference to fighting "bloody battles" as a more militaristic threat from Xi to Taiwan, but Bill Bishop of Sinocism notes (paywall) that this appears to be a translation error: The two such references were in the past tense, not the future. Read More »

Rating Roundup: Cemex SAB De CV Sponsored (CX)

About 7.10 million shares traded. Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that indicates the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.08/share and a low EPS of $0.04/share. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the past year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. Read More »

Message on dollar bill could be tied to 1999 cold case

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Police investigator Adam Streubel, of Neenah, Wisconsin, doesn't believe the message on the bill is genuine. A possibly faked message on a dollar bill seen in Wisconsin mentions an Arizona girl who disappeared in 1999. "There was a little spring of hope for a second, and then reality set in", he said. "There is nothing you can do with it, which is rather frustrating". Read More »

Wanna One apologizes for remarks made during live broadcast

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They made the remarks before a female staff of the show asked them to get into their positions for the broadcast. Kang even mentioned in vulgar terms about using the bathroom that morning. They also promised to work hard on their manners and be cautious of their actions. We are reflecting deeply and we will try to always be careful and modest about all of our actions, as well as mature. Read More »

Modi calls up Chinese president Xi, congratulates him on re-election

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before the welcoming banquet for the BRICS Summit, in Xiamen, China September 4, 2017. On 11 March, China's National People's Congress voted in favour of removing the two five-year term limits imposed on the President of China and elevated his most trusted man to vice-Presidency thus granting Xi indefinite control over the leadership of Communist Party of China. Read More »

Donald Trump warns of dire consequences if Democrats take House

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It enjoys bipartisan support among key Appropriations panel negotiators on the omnibus measure who want to get the expensive project on track while their coffers are flush with money. The Democrats' counteroffer was rejected, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. We figured out how to deal with them by talking about pocketbook issues. Read More »

Trump Criticized For Congratulating Putin On Sunday's Election Win

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She also cited a preliminary report by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe that said Russia's election took place in an overly controlled environment that lacked an even playing field for all contenders. "An American president does not lead the free world by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections", he said in a statement. Putin received calls from a number of other foreign leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping, ... Read More »

March 20 is National Ag Day in America

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Today is National Agriculture Day and an event to celebrate it took place at the Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. "I join the President in recognizing the dedication and commitment of our agricultural producers within our state's largest industry", said Governor Hutchinson at the ceremony. Read More »

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw steps down

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In 2016, Htin Kyaw was sworn in as President and this landmark elections ended decades of military leadership. The statement said he wished to take a rest, and follows reports that he suffered ill health that forced him to take at least two trips overseas for medical care in the past year. Read More »

IShares MSCI Saudi Arabia Capped (KSA) Rises 0.35% for Mar 20

Tufton Capital Management now owns 17,105 shares of the company's stock valued at $767,000 after purchasing an additional 1,250 shares during the last quarter. The RSI is considered to be an internal strength indicator, not to be confused with relative strength which is compared to other stocks and indices. RPTC Inc. Read More »

Barack Obama arrives in New Zealand

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The court has yet to respond to the application and its response could come after Obama's departure. Justice Venning agreed, saying that while Mr Obama is no longer a head of state, the request pertains to actions taken while he was. As Reuters reports, Kim Dotcom has requested that Obama appear in court for his damages claim against New Zealand. Kim Dotcom's legal bid to bring former US President Obama before court over his 2012 arrest has been thrown out. Read More »

Trump made senior White House staff sign NDAs

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE on Monday following reports that he made White House staffers sign nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) forbidding them from discussing their time in the administration. Read More »

Republicans unveil $1.3 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2018

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Charlie Dent, R-Pa., a member of the House Appropriations Committee. "Everything that was significant is a work in progress". Ryan said as part of the spending bill, GOP lawmakers want to fully fund the national defense at levels requested by the Pentagon in what the speaker described would be the "biggest increase in defense spending in 15 years". Read More »

Rockets vs. Trail Blazers

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What they wrote: We've seen speculation in the past on whether the Trail Blazers should keep Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum together. Sign up for RG Newsletters and get the news delivered directly to your inbox. The Blazers led by six at the half and 10 at the end of three quarters, never allowing Los Angeles to cut the deficit to less than eight in the final quarter. Read More »

Rajinikanth rebuffs reports of connection with BJP

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We should stop anything that disturbs it. Actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday said the State government should ensure that communal harmony is not disturbed in the State due to the "Rath Yatra ". Queried about meeting some Bharatiya Janata Party leaders during his spiritual tour and the view that he is backed by that party, Rajinikanth denied that the BJP was supporting him, saying it was "only God and people were behind him". Read More »