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People Florida cop resigns after failing to act during school shooting
Author: 0 Florida cop resigns after failing to act during school shooting

The Parkland, Fla., high school was the site of a mass shooting that killed 17 people last week, and teens at neighboring schools walked out of class as a call to action. It was a markedly different tone than that deployed on stage minutes earlier by NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, who delivered an unbowed defense of gun ownership and lashed out at Democrats - saying they are using the tragedy for "political gain".

People Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday
Author: 0 Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday

The official says Trump will call Friday's designations "the largest-ever set of new sanctions " on the North. Months of tension were marked by Mr Trump and Mr Kim exchanging insults, fuelling fears of war, until this month when the relationship between North Korea and US ally South Korea showed signs of thawing.

People Recap of School Threats in Indiana Since Parkland Shooting
Author: 0 Recap of School Threats in Indiana Since Parkland Shooting

Meanwhile, in Brevard County, Florida (not far from Parkland, where the shooting occurred), a 15-year-old girl was arrested after posting the phrase "I'm coming space coast watch out", from an account named "brevardshooter". Arrests over similar threats also occurred in Texas, Maryland, and Missouri. Educators School Safety Network says it recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed.

People Purdue Battles Past the Illini 93-86
Author: 0 Purdue Battles Past the Illini 93-86

We've had a lot of fight in us this past week and I thought we came out with a lot of fight tonight. IL shot 50 percent (33-66) from the field, and shot much better from long-range, making 12-of-28 (43 percent), but IL only managed to make it to the free-throw line 10 times - making eight of those attempts.

People MotoGP: Tech3 and Yamaha to part ways after 2018 season
Author: 0 MotoGP: Tech3 and Yamaha to part ways after 2018 season

Hafizh, who comes from Ampang, was previously slated to compete in Moto 2 with SIC Racing Team, but left suddenly, only to land the position vacated by Folger, who pulled out of the 2018 MotoGP season due to injury. Yamaha are now in the process of deciding whether they will run a satellite team next season, and if so, what form of collaboration that will be. "We are very grateful for Hervé's loyalty and support to the Yamaha brand and for the excellent results obtained throughout that ...

People Pence calls for more NASA-commercial partnerships, less red tape from US
Author: 0 Pence calls for more NASA-commercial partnerships, less red tape from US

By July, the department should complete a legislative proposal for an under secretary of space commerce - a so-called "space czar" - who would take responsibility for all commercial space regulatory functions. "With these reforms, American private enterprise will usher in a new era of space leadership that will propel our economy, strengthen our national security and rekindle our belief that America can, and will, continue to accomplish anything we put our minds to", Pence said.

People Alpine skiing: No regrets despite no title for irrepressible Kristoffersen
Author: 0 Alpine skiing: No regrets despite no title for irrepressible Kristoffersen

She skipped the Super-G, then also took a pass on the downhill, leaving only Thursday's Alpine combined, the final event on the women's schedule. The last was Vonn , but her early exit ended the drama quickly. After an extended delay for a crash by Kim Vanreusel of Belgium, the downhill concluded, and Lindsey Vonn led, 0.74 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.

People Work starts on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India
Author: 0 Work starts on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India

Regional leaders launched construction work on the Afghan section of an $8 billion natural gas pipeline that will link the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India . Turkmenistan now supplies neighboring Afghanistan with electricity. PM Abbasi termed the materialization of TAPI as success of the vision and commitment of Turkmenistan President Berdimuhamedov and appreciated his personal commitment in realization of the project.

People Rain pulls out of the area this morning
Author: 0 Rain pulls out of the area this morning

It's a 60% rain chance Friday with rain chances going up late morning into the afternoon. Clearer and warmer weather then ahead for Sunday , Monday and Tuesday of next week. COLDER TONIGHT WITH WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE: As the colder air moves through, we'll have a chance for sleet and freezing rain into the early hours of Thursday .

People Trump prefers 'hardened school' approach to safety
Author: 0 Trump prefers 'hardened school' approach to safety

He also said that he would work to raise the minimum age of buyers to 21, to create tougher background checks that screen for mental health , and to end the sale of bump stocks . "I wouldn't rule anything out", he said , adding that making existing background checks more comprehensive is the "immediate thing under consideration".

People South Africa's New Budget Aims to Repair Zuma's Economic Damage
Author: 0 South Africa's New Budget Aims to Repair Zuma's Economic Damage

According to Bloomberg the ANC's national executive committee is set to meet on Sunday for the first time since since Jacob Zuma resigned as president on February 14. It is, therefore, a matter of urgency that we all do our bit to bring about the South Africa envisaged by our president. "For the poor its an issue", said University of Cape Town professor Co-Pierre Georg.

People Florida school shooting survivor's mother says her family is getting death threats
Author: 0 Florida school shooting survivor's mother says her family is getting death threats

The clips were shared on social media sites and even Donald Trump Jr , the president's eldest son, had reportdely liked a couple of tweets promoting the conspiracy theory against the surviving students . The video was of a CBS 2 Los Angeles news report on a viral video Hogg posted previous year showing one his friends in an altercation with a lifeguard, which you can see below.

People What would actually help prevent USA school shootings?
Author: 0 What would actually help prevent USA school shootings?

Catastrophes on this level are nearly typical at this point. The FBI receives an unprecedented amount of threats of gun violence daily, some of which are serious and some that are not. Unlike Florida and most other states, NY makes it hard to obtain and carry a firearm. At this point, I struggle to understand why anyone needs easy access to assault rifles anyway.

People Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout
Author: 0 Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout

There is also a walkout planned for April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. One week after 17 people were killed at a south Florida high school, students at schools across the country walked out of their classrooms at noon to express their desire for action.

People Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee
Author: 0 Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee

According to police, 25-year-old Donnie Ferrell was arrested Wednesday night. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has placed a hold on Ferrell's case, jail records show. The two said they had met up with Ferrell and another person for dinner at a Dallas restaurant before drinking alcohol together at a pool hall. They said they had seen sparks flying and the truck swerve and asked Ferrell why he had shot.

People Stoneman Douglas town hall: 'We're not a generation to stay silent'
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She maintained that a "deranged" person like Cruz should have never gotten a gun if everyone did what they were supposed to do and if "good guys with guns" were there to protect the students. "The reality is we have a public-safety issue, but certainly school-safety issue". Rubio's face really says it all. "Look at me and tell me you accept it and you will work with us to do something about guns ".

People Marion Le Pen says French conservatives inspired by Trump
Author: 0 Marion Le Pen says French conservatives inspired by Trump

Mike Pence is a darling of the conservative movement, but the appearance of Le Pen has made waves throughout the Republican establishment. Speaking to a crowd of conservative activists that booed every time she mentioned the European Union, Le Pen combined condemnation of the trans-national bloc with attacks on Muslim immigration and old fashioned social conservatism in an effort to link her political efforts against "the domination of the liberals and the socialists" with the election of ...

People Terror funding: Pakistan placed on Grey List by FATF
Author: 0 Terror funding: Pakistan placed on Grey List by FATF

This was decided in a meeting in Paris that was held in order to review the matter. Pakistan will be included in the list from June 2018. An official statement is expected later on Friday. On Wednesday morning, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja M. Asif, who was in Moscow at the time, tweeted that Pakistan had won a reprieve of three months in which to convince the worldwide body not to put it on a "greylist" of countries where terror financing and black money laundering needed scrutiny.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics

Ivanka Trump and other officials in the US delegation are scheduled to attend a dinner hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae In at the presidential office in Seoul later Friday. For the opening ceremony, North Korea sent a high-level delegation that included leader Kim Jong Un's sister and close aide, Kim Yo Jong, and ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam.

People Maldives counters India's criticism, says facts ignored by New Delhi
Author: 0 Maldives counters India's criticism, says facts ignored by New Delhi

The statement issued by Maldives Foreign Ministry appealed all friendly nations, including India, to "refrain from any actions that could hinder resolving the situation facing the country". "The Supreme Court had cleared the validity of the Emergency in its ruling on 21 February, 2018", said the statement. President Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency on February 5 after the Supreme Court ruling, which was, however, rescinded shortly after the declaration of the state of emergency.

People Who is HR McMaster?
Author: 0 Who is HR McMaster?

So far, there is no public acknowledgement. Whereas Trump and Flynn shared a conspiratorial view of the world (not to mention rabid Islamophobia ), McMaster's punctuated, self-serious style has reportedly irritated the president. "He said that he liked the general's answer, but just thought that little addendum would be helpful to add". "Several sources told CNN that the push for a replacement comes after months of personal tension between McMaster and Trump", the report said.

People Egyptian policemen catch child falling off third floor
Author: 0 Egyptian policemen catch child falling off third floor

The video, posted online by Egypt's Ministry of Interior , shows Geed fall backwards under the force of Ammar's landing, but both walked away without any serious injuries. Officers began scrambling to find something to catch the boy with before he fell, grabbing a carpet as the boy is falling. The mother was surprised when they went up and said that a child had fallen from the floor.

People Trump moves to ban gun modifications like bump stocks
Author: 0 Trump moves to ban gun modifications like bump stocks

Florida lawmakers in Tallahassee said they would consider raising the age limit to 21, the same standard for handguns and alcohol, though the state Senate on Wednesday opted not to take up a gun control measure. 'We didn't see this side of him'. On Friday , Trump met with medical staff and some victims at Broward Health North Hospital and also stopped at the Broward sheriff's office.

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