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People Putin meets FIFA president Infantino to debate World Cup
Author: 0 Putin meets FIFA president Infantino to debate World Cup

Vladimir Shamanov, head of the defense committee in the lower house of Russia's parliament, said the government needs to oversee private military contractors. Mukto was sports minister when Russian Federation hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics and had been beset with allegations of widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs among top athletes in that country.

People Ex-teacher from the Bronx, brother accused of making bombs in apartment
Author: 0 Ex-teacher from the Bronx, brother accused of making bombs in apartment

Christian and Tyler Torro, both 28, were arrested Thursday, sources said. Christian Toro, a 27-year-old Bronx resident, appeared in Manhattan federal court for the alleged offenses, which include unlawfully making an explosive. However, authorities questioned students at the teacher's former school Wednesday and found "at least two students" went to the pair's home to break down fireworks and then store the explosive powder in containers.

People Football coach steps between shooter and students in the US
Author: 0 Football coach steps between shooter and students in the US

Cruz was armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and had multiple ammunition magazines when he surrendered to officers in a nearby residential area, police said. "No child, no teacher, should ever be in danger in an American school", he said. "Once again we find ourselves as a nation and as communities faced with a tragic loss of life and incomprehensible sorrow following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida", the church statement said.

People Trump addresses Florida school shooting
Author: 0 Trump addresses Florida school shooting

On Wednesday, he offered his "prayers and condolences" to the families of the victims. Towards the end of his speech, Trump called for substantive action, and said his primary focus was on securing schools and tackling the "difficult issue of mental health".

People Kim Jong Un Lookalike Riles Up North Korean Cheerleaders At The Olympics
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un Lookalike Riles Up North Korean Cheerleaders At The Olympics

Trump has at times questioned the goal of further talks with the North after years of negotiations by previous USA administrations failed to halt the North's weapons programs. Evans Revere, a former senior State Department official for East Asia, voiced surprise over Pence's remarks, noting that as recently as December the White House pulled the plug on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's public advocacy of unconditional talks to test the water with North Korea .

People Florida shooter charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder
Author: 0 Florida shooter charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

Nikolas Cruz, 19, killed 17 adults and children when he opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday (14 February). Cruz was armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and had multiple ammunition magazines when he surrendered to officers in a nearby residential area, police said.

People North Korean pair skaters disappointed in finish but 'proud to have participated'
Author: 0 North Korean pair skaters disappointed in finish but 'proud to have participated'

The bill for 22 North Korean athletes attending the Games will be paid separately by the International Olympic Committee, officials said . The only North Korean athletes to formally qualify for the Games, Ryom and Kim embraced their coaches after performing their free skate in front of a jubilant crowd, recording a personal best score of 124.23 points.

Author: 0 Gunman Kills At Least 17 at Florida High School

Cruz , who had been expelled from the school for reasons that have not been made public, was found with multiple ammunition magazines and one AR-15-style rifle , Israel said . The high school is closed Thursday and Friday. He heard the fire alarm; he saw school security guards running with their guns drawn. According to WTVJ, someone pulled the fire alarm at the high school before opening fire on students.

People United States never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson
Author: 0 United States never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson

Most of these sites are controlled by Iranian soldiers or members of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps led by general Qassem Soleimani. The U.S. policy in Syria has always been vague and often inconsistent. Israel has recently escalated its threats over Lebanon's invitation for offshore gas exploration bids along the countries' maritime border.

People Utility bill passes House, but with major amendment
Author: 0 Utility bill passes House, but with major amendment

It remains to be seen whether the grassroots organizing that led to Dominion's historic loss on the amendment will be able to overcome support for the entire bill. First, West Virginia casinos licensed to handle table gaming should be required to share data and cooperate with the sports leagues in the event of an internal investigation, Ward told senators.

People Joyce says PM's criticism is
Author: 0 Joyce says PM's criticism is "inept" and "unnecessary"

Mr Turnbull also announced plans to change the Ministerial Code of Conduct to forbid Ministers from having sexual relations with staff. On Thursday, Mr Turnbull admonished Mr Joyce for making a "shocking error" over his affair with a former staffer - saying it had set off a " world of woe ".

People Local parents react to deadly Florida school shooting
Author: 0 Local parents react to deadly Florida school shooting

In an address to the nation from the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump steered clear of any discussion of gun laws, but shared that he plans to discuss policies to make schools safer in a meeting with governors and attorneys general later this month.

People Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Suffolk County
Author: 0 Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Suffolk County

Lonidell Skinner, 19, of Bellport, died, after being thrown from the stolen auto, police said and his distraught mother later arrived at the scene of the crash. He was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and authorities said he was not able to be arraigned Thursday due to his injuries.

People U.S. defense chief says talks with Turkey on Syria 'open and honest'
Author: 0 U.S. defense chief says talks with Turkey on Syria 'open and honest'

The meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who translated, was highly unusual because Tillerson reportedly wasn't accompanied by an American translator, any aides or a note-taker. Canikli made clear that Turkey's demand from its ally is to "end its cooperation with the YPG and to stand with Turkey against its existentialist terror threats".

People Senate to Vote on a Bipartisan Bill for Dreamers
Author: 0 Senate to Vote on a Bipartisan Bill for Dreamers

A growing sense of diminishing urgency also set in as top leaders signaled that ongoing court challenges may give Congress more time than Trump's deadline of March 5 to replace an Obama-era program shielding hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

People Iran raises rates to shore up rial
Author: 0 Iran raises rates to shore up rial

News of the crackdown helped to bolster the value of the rial, at least temporarily, and it rebounded to around 48,220 to the dollar on Wednesday. Tehran Deputy Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi said police forces are maintaining a permanent presence in the foreign currency business district in Tehran and will not allow profiteers to capitalize on the situation.

People Air-Force plane crashes in Assam; 2 pilots killed
Author: 0 Air-Force plane crashes in Assam; 2 pilots killed

The IAF's Microlight Virus SW-80 crashed around 1pm, after getting airborne from Jorhat Air Force Station around 11.30am for a routine sortie. A full inquiry has been ordered by the Majuli officials to look out at the exact cause of the accident.

People Woman Dies After Hair Gets Stuck In Go-Kart Wheel In India
Author: 0 Woman Dies After Hair Gets Stuck In Go-Kart Wheel In India

Besides go-kart, the amusement park caters to others activities like bull riding, etc. and other joy rides. While Puneet and her husband were seated in a go-kart, their son was seated in another with his grandmother. Puneet's post-mortem reports are yet to come. Police officials have taken cognizance of the incident and would soon initiate an investigation. Hindustan Times quoted Neeraj Gupta, manager of Yadavindra Gardens, as saying that one person is tasked with ensuring that all the ...

People Shots fired at Florida high school; 17 confirmed dead
Author: 0 Shots fired at Florida high school; 17 confirmed dead

He added:"This is a really good school, and now it's like a war zone". "He would do anything insane for a laugh, but he was trouble.". And a math teacher at the school Jim Gard , told ABC News he believes Cruz had been banned from bringing a backpack to school when he was a student there.

People OSCR reminds trustees of legal duties in wake of Oxfam scandal
Author: 0 OSCR reminds trustees of legal duties in wake of Oxfam scandal

Mr Tutu's office has written to the charity "to inform them of his retirement as a global ambassador", the statement added. Last week, the British newspaper The Times reported that in 2011 Oxfam tried to cover up claims that a guesthouse was used as a "whorehouse" by male aid workers in Haiti, which had been devastated the previous year by an natural disaster that killed 220,000 people and left 1.5 million homeless.

People Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal

Mr Van Hauwermeiren said there had been "a lot of lies and exaggerations" about his time in Haiti . "A lot of people, including the worldwide media, will be blushing when they hear my version of the facts", the 68-year-old told the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad , which visited him at his apartment on the Belgian coast.

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