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Global News Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres
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David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida school shooting , declined to attend the session with Trump. And I don't understand why I can still go in a store and buy a weapon of war - an AR. Trump reiterated the point Thursday, saying that he did not call for arming all teachers, before pushing the idea that "highly trained teachers" could stop school shootings .

Global News Florida school shooting town hall: Rubio on defensive at CNN event
Author: 0 Florida school shooting town hall: Rubio on defensive at CNN event

But Rubio also sought to explain which gun control proposals he would be willing to support, indicating a softening in the wake of the latest high-profile slaying. It is a weapon of war. "The fact that you can't stand with everyone in this building and say that?" "I believe that someone like this individual and anyone like him shouldn't have any gun", Rubio said.

Global News Down to the wire for golden Goggia
Author: 0 Down to the wire for golden Goggia

Hirscher, favorite to win a third gold in the men's slalom on Thursday, had said competing in the team event would allow him insufficient time to get to Slovenia for the resumption of the World Cup next week. This season she has moved up the ranks in downhill racing, while continuing to dominate in her specialist slalom event. Vonn now has 81 World Cup triumphs and to get the six more she needs to become the most successful skier of all-time could well take her more than a single season.

Global News Over 100 Nigerian school girls still missing after Boko Haram's attack
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They were shooting guns and everyone was confused; then we started running helter skelter but they were able to. Mohammed said, "Mr. President has directed military and other security agencies to take immediate charge and control of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, after he was informed of the development".

Global News Pakistan eyes enhanced ties with Russian Federation in balancing USA influence
Author: 0 Pakistan eyes enhanced ties with Russian Federation in balancing USA influence

Pakistan has been working hard to avoid being added to the "gray list" of the countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the FATF . Reports claimed earlier this month that the United States had tabled a motion to add Pakistan to the FATF watchlist, as ties fray over accusations that Islamabad gives safe haven to militants who launch attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan .

Global News Trump Tells Sessions to Draft 'Bump Stocks' Ban
Author: 0 Trump Tells Sessions to Draft 'Bump Stocks' Ban

Bump stocks can be used to allow semi-automatic guns to fire at speeds similar to automatic guns. Millions of gun owners, who support the National Rifle Association and other organizations that fight against restrictions on such weapons, believe that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees unfettered access to guns.

Global News Miami Dolphins: Franchising Jarvis Landry has NFL Draft implications
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins: Franchising Jarvis Landry has NFL Draft implications

By placing the tag on a receiver - who wouldn't qualify as a true No. 1 receiver in the eyes of some and who does his damage in small increments, by and large - it reinforces the player's sense of his value. Landry had a franchise-record 112 catches and a career-high nine touchdowns in 2017, the final season of the contract he signed before his rookie season.

Global News Final Version of Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Published, Omits United States Provisions
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Australia says the agreement would eliminate more than 98 percent of tariffs in a trade zone with a combined GDP of some US$13 trillion. It is expected to be signed in Chile on March 8. Trump told CNBC in late January that he would be open to TPP if he was able to make a better deal. The countries, which include Japan, Canada and Australia, intend to sign the deal in March.

Global News Syria sends reenforcements to Kurdish-controlled Afrin
Author: 0 Syria sends reenforcements to Kurdish-controlled Afrin

Ankara's month-old offensive is reportedly aimed at driving the US-backed People's Protection Units (YPG), which it sees as a big security threat on its border, from Afrin . Precisely, 65 members of Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), People's Protection Units (YPG) and Daesh terrorist organization were killed in Afrin on February 20.

Global News Kamal Haasan launches his political party, names it Makkal Needhi Maiam
Author: 0 Kamal Haasan launches his political party, names it Makkal Needhi Maiam

It is learnt that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal , who Haasan had hosted for lunch at his Chennai residence a few months ago, is likely to attend the launch event. "Be proud and happy to talk in Tamil. The people who have gathered here are people who have enraged by the corruption prevalent in the state". He called him an inspiration and mentioned him as his hero.

Global News Team GB's James Woods narrowly misses out on bronze in slopestyle final
Author: 0 Team GB's James Woods narrowly misses out on bronze in slopestyle final

The event was a high quality one, the best ever according to Goepper, with eight riders scoring more than 90 points just to qualify for the 12-rider final. "There were some really good guys still to drop, so it was a nail-biting moment waiting at the bottom". The win by Goepper is not only important in his representation of the United States, but it also makes him the first person in history to hold two medals in the slopestyle event of the Winter Olympics, since he was able to snag a ...

Global News Primary election early voting opens tomorrow
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House District 17, State Senate District 5, State House District 12, State House District 14, Brazos County Commissioner Precinct 4, Brazos County District Clerk and Justice of the Peace Precincts 1, 2 and 4. Wallace , Bob Daiber and his running mate Jonathan W. Todd , Tio Hardiman and his running mate Patricia Avery , and Robert Marshall and his running mate Dennis Cole .

Global News Army destroys Indian post after minor killed in cross-border LoC firing
Author: 0 Army destroys Indian post after minor killed in cross-border LoC firing

Pakistani repeated provocations have came after Indian army thwarted Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) strike killing one intruder and injuring two others on the LoC in Gulpur area of Poonch sector of Jammu division on Sunday. However, Pakistani troops are targeting Indian positions on LoC and International Border (IB) nearly daily in Jammu region. "We spoke with them [the counterparts in New Delhi] but they don't seem serious in [the] peace efforts", he added.

Global News Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif banned from leading his party
Author: 0 Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif banned from leading his party

A three-member bench of the apex court led by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ruled that any person who has been disqualified for the parliament, can not serve as the party president as well. PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry, reacting to the verdict, told Geo News that the recent developments were "against democratic principles". With the judgement, the court has ruled out tickets issued by Sharif for the Senate elections to be null and void.

Global News Venezuela claims to have generated $735m on first day of Petro cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Venezuela claims to have generated $735m on first day of Petro cryptocurrency

Hugbel Roa, the Minister of Popular Power for University Education, Science and Technology, said that each Petro will be equivalent to one barrel of oil, according to the fixed price of the Venezuelan basket in the worldwide market. The white paper doesn't do a great job of defining the difference between pre-sale and actual tokens, but says 82,400,000 will be sold. Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight a year ago and nearly 90 percent now live in ...

Global News Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father
Author: 0 Thai court hands surrogate kids to Japanese father

A court in Thailand on Tuesday named a wealthy Japanese man the legal parent and sole guardian of 13 surrogate children he fathered, Reuters reported . In all he hired 11 Thai surrogate mothers to carry his children. She described him in an interview with The Associated Press as tall, with shaggy, shoulder-length hair, and dressed casually in jeans and a wrinkled, button-down shirt he left untucked.

Global News Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board
Author: 0 Plane Crashes in Iran With About 60 on Board

Initial figures showed there were 66 passengers and crew on board, but later reports said one passenger had missed the flight. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani expressed their condolences to the victims and their families, ordering officials to spare no efforts in their rescue operation, the state-run Islamic News Agency reported.

Global News Uber Eats driver accused of killing customer during delivery
Author: 0 Uber Eats driver accused of killing customer during delivery

Uber has announced plans to roll out surge pricing to its food delivery service, UberEats, in certain U.S. cities. Drivers for the company pick up the food and deliver it to the customer. Bivines, who was employed for the food delivery service for about a week, was arrested on February 19 on charges stemming from the murder . Patterson said Bivines then saw Thornton turn around and reach into his jacket pocket.

Global News George Christensen refuses to apologise for 'greenie punks' gun photo
Author: 0 George Christensen refuses to apologise for 'greenie punks' gun photo

Writing on Twitter, Queensland Police said that they are aware of the photograph as well as the circumstances behind it. " Preliminary enquiries would indicate that no offence has been committed ", the statement read. "The concern here is that George Christensen has given licence to people to behave in a way that is violent towards other people who may have a different view", he said.

Global News Man Pitching Anti-Gay Pro-Trump Dating Site is Convicted Child Molester
Author: 0 Man Pitching Anti-Gay Pro-Trump Dating Site is Convicted Child Molester

According to Raleigh, North Carolina NBC-affiliate WRAL , Riddleberger has no serious charges on his record since then. Last week we reported on a website called Trump.Dating , where people can find their " America first partner". The dating site, which aims to match fellow Trump supporters, states, "We're wrecking the dating game and giving like-minded Americans a chance to meet without the awkwardness that comes with the first conversation about politics".

Global News Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed 'Petro' Cryptocurrency Amid US Sanctions
Author: 0 Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed 'Petro' Cryptocurrency Amid US Sanctions

The Petro is largely a bid to try and counter the country's economic distress that it has been enduring for some time now, with effects such as hyperinflation. Nevertheless, it is expected that USA cryptocurrency enthusiasts will participate in the sale, despite the legal and investment risks. However, OVCS notes “an uptick in lootings and attempted lootings” as well as “scattered and spontaneous protests”, unlike the concentrated protests called by tradition opposition parties in a ...

Global News More record-breaking temperatures expected Wednesday
Author: 0 More record-breaking temperatures expected Wednesday

Temperatures will start in the 50s right out of the gate. Areas of dense fog will develop again tonight and stick around through early Wednesday morning. Overall we are not seeing any big-chill develop in the near average temperatures for the rest of the week. The cause is what the weather service describes as a very cold air mass is over Northern California.

Global News Trump responds to Mueller indictment news
Author: 0 Trump responds to Mueller indictment news

When on Friday Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the USA elections of 2016, published reams of evidence of just that, the president interpreted it as an attempt on his own probity and legitimacy. In a subsequent panel at the conference, Sergei Kislyak, who served as Russian ambassador to Washington at the time of the alleged election meddling, denied that he or his staff had carried out any such activities during his time there.

Global News NCAA Rules Louisville Must Vacate 2013 National Championship
Author: 0 NCAA Rules Louisville Must Vacate 2013 National Championship

The biggest charge in that finding was former coach Rick Pitino was slapped with failure to monitor staff, which the university chose to fight in January of 2017. Louisville may have presented a strong case, but the NCAA had its own convictions. Louisville went 35-5 in 2012-13, winning the school's third national title.

Global News USA vows to probe Syria attack involving Russians
Author: 0 USA vows to probe Syria attack involving Russians

The U.S. military responded by striking the pro-regime forces. The ministry denied the relation of the killed and the wounded with the regular Russian armed forces. "But they took directions from someone. Don't ask me. I don't know". "But I doubt that 257 people all just decided on their individual own selves to suddenly cross the river into enemy territory and start shelling a location and maneuvering tanks against it".

Global News Tripura votes for 59 seats
Author: 0 Tripura votes for 59 seats

Voting for the 59 out of 60 seats will be held at 3,214 polling stations. The BJP had bagged just 5.70 per cent votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and 1.5 per cent votes in the 2013 Assembly polls. It is contesting 59 seats and had not fielded candidate for Kakrabon constituency. Results will be announced on March 3. But the fight is not going to be easy for Mr Sarkar, election analysts say, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), propelled by the heft of the centre's backing, has been ...

Global News Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge
Author: 0 Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge

Case 4000 is looking into whether the prime minister enacted policies that would be financially beneficial to his friend Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of the telecommunications company Bezeq, in exchange for positive coverage on Elovitch's Walla! news site.

Global News Palestinian head Abbas calls for worldwide peace summit
Author: 0 Palestinian head Abbas calls for worldwide peace summit

Mladenov urged the worldwide community "not to give up on support for the moderate Palestinian leadership" and said Palestinian unity is crucial for a Palestinian state. Following the veto, a almost identical text was adopted at the General Assembly with 128 votes in favour, nine votes against, 35 abstentions and 21 absences.

Global News Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio
Author: 0 Schools on lockdown after student shot himself in Ohio

Police believe the young boy shot himself inside a boy's bathroom shortly before 8 a.m.in Jackson Memorial Middle School in Stark County. According to school officials, they are now working on an orderly dismissal. "He said come get me in like an hour", according to mom. Khawaja was late to school Tuesday, but when he arrived, he learned something was happening.

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