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People Watch men's curling gold medal U.S. vs
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Koe's hammer throw took out that USA stone, but was too hard and went left the house, forcing Canada to settle for just one point and 4-3 deficit. Curling hasn't gotten a lot of attention these Games, but it's getting it now. Another shock is that the Canadian women aren't playing anymore, either. "It's overplayed that Canada is a favorite", the Canadian curler Marc Kennedy told reporters after the team's loss to the Americans in Thursday's semifinals.

People Local reaction to Trump's idea of arming teachers with guns
Author: 0 Local reaction to Trump's idea of arming teachers with guns

Trump said he was open to looking "at the possibility of giving concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or special training experience". Gun store owner Jake Belemjian supports Trump's idea but says not every teacher needs to hide and carry to stop a mass shooting .

People President Trump tweets support for NRA, weighs gun limits
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US President Donald Trump takes part in a " listening session " on gun violence with teachers and students in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 21, 2018. A "gun free" school is nothing but a "magnet" for criminals, President Donald Trump said Thursday, a day after proposing to train and arm some teachers to keep USA schools safe.

People West Virginia Teachers Say Strike Will Continue Next Week
Author: 0 West Virginia Teachers Say Strike Will Continue Next Week

West Virginia's public schools were closed Thursday, as teachers across the state walked out and protested for better pay and benefits from state lawmakers. "There's rumor out there that anybody who takes this action is going to be fired", West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee told the Gazette-Mail .

People Trump announces 'largest ever' sanctions against North Korea
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He called Kim Jo Yong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is "a central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet". Although South Korea is a close USA ally, animosity between Washington and Pyongyang still runs high and there's no sign of the adversaries starting negotiations on the nuclear issue.

Author: 0 Flood threat heightened with another round of rain

The City of Grand Rapids and the Michigan Department of Transportation are closing ramps and parks along the Grand River ahead of Saturday's crest of flood waters. Flooding swamped more roadways and basements Friday along the Ohio River. The water depth may be deeper than it appears. After exhaustive search efforts on Wednesday, her son was not located.

People European Union leaders push for ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 European Union leaders push for ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta has been under constant shelling, airstrikes, and rocket fire from Assad forces and their allies since February 18; at least 403 have been killed and 2,116 wounded in the offensive, according to the London-based human rights group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights .

People Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll
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Briefing reporters at Bargarh , inspector general of police (northern range) Sushanta Nath said three persons, including Basudeb Naik who had unsuccessfully contested the last zila parishad election in Bargarh district, had been arrested.

People US Women's Hockey team, including WNY native, wins against Canada
Author: 0 US Women's Hockey team, including WNY native, wins against Canada

But for all their skills, achievements, and accolades, like many women athletes, the women of the US national hockey team had long seen their efforts as undervalued by the governing body for the sport. Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta on her second try of Thursday's shootout to clinch it. Rooney stopped 29 shots in regulation and the 20-minute overtime.

Author: 0 Attorney pleads guilty to lying about interactions with Trump campaign aide

The two former aides have been charged with conspiracy to launder money and failure to register as foreign agents in connection with work for a pro-Russia Ukrainian party. The plea deal indicates Rick Gates may co-operate with special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into alleged Russian political meddling in the US.

People Jerome police: 'No actual, serious threat' to Jerome High student
Author: 0 Jerome police: 'No actual, serious threat' to Jerome High student

Police and school leaders questioned everyone involved. Bliemeister said the threat came in an overheard conversation regarding the use of a firearm at the school. Investigators determined the boy had created a fake account and made the false threat himself. "However the most productive course of action is to report any concerns to a trusted adult at school or to law enforcement to immediately address".

People At least 18 killed after twin blasts and gunfire in Somali capital
Author: 0 At least 18 killed after twin blasts and gunfire in Somali capital

Twin vehicle bombs were used in the attack near the Somali capital's presidential palace, which was followed by a fierce gun battle between the attackers and the security forces. The Al-Shabaab group, that had sworn allegiance to the al-Qaeda terror group, is staging numerous attacks across Somalia with an ultimate goal of imposing a radical version of Sharia law in the country.

People Parkland shooting dominates discussion on 'This Week in South Florida'
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In an on-air appearance, Jack Kingston, a former USA representative from Georgia and a regular CNN commentator, asked, "Do we really think - and I say this sincerely - do we really think 17-year-olds on their own are going to plan a nationwide rally?" "Unlike the people who are tweeting that stuff about me and my dad, I haven't lost hope in America and my dad hasn't either", the teenager admits.

People Media sharks smell blood from Florida school - and ratings
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Rubio said the country has not been able to make progress on the issue of gun control "but you do have a chance to change it". "It wouldn't have prevented the attack but it made it less lethal", Rubio said. "I agree with you, yes ma'am", Rubio said. Unlike how Rubio was awarded an A+ rating by the NRA , Wikipedia editors ultimately deemed the late-night revision unsatisfactory and rejected it.

People 'Good for Britain' if I was prime minister: EU's Jean Claude Juncker
Author: 0 'Good for Britain' if I was prime minister: EU's Jean Claude Juncker

The long-term budget of the union after the United Kingdom leaves will also be discussed at today's "informal summit". Several countries agree in principle to boosting to the seven-year spending plan, to finance the EU's growing ambitions in areas like migration, security and defense, but as Europe slowly makes its way out of the economic crisis some strongly object to paying more.

People Turnbull leading mega-delegation to US
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But there will be no discussion about gun control following the latest USA school shooting, or the Obama-era refugee swap deal that angered Mr Trump when he spoke to Mr Turnbull in 2017. Turnbull and his wife Lucy arrived on Friday afternoon at lunchtime and remained on the property for almost four hours. An awkward silence befell the couples, though, as reporters poured in to watch them deliver brief remarks before a longer meeting with their aides aides.

People We Immediately Noticed This About Michy Batshuayi - Dortmund Coach
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German side Dortmund grabbed a 1-1 second-leg draw with a late equaliser from Marcel Schmelzer to progress to the last 16 with a 4-3 aggregate victory, after the 24-year-old Batshuayi had scored twice in the opening game. "Hope you have fun watching the rest of [the] Europa League on TV while we are through". Batshuayi played a further 25 times under Antonio Conte this season but was allowed to join Dortmund on loan until the end of the campaign after Olivier Giroud made the move to ...

People Court records reveal Kathleen West murder weapon
Author: 0 Court records reveal Kathleen West murder weapon

She was seen purchasing a bottle of absinthe at a liquor store hours before her body was found on January 13. William West is an officer with the campus police department at Birmingham Southern College. It was here that she stay-at-home mum posted hundreds of explicit photographs and videos, reported the Mail Online. She had a private Instagram account with more than 50,000 followers that linked to a paid site featuring adult content and "naughty fun".

People Vehicle hits security barrier near White House
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The US White House has been placed in lockdown after a driver rammed a vehicle into a concrete security barrier. Because of the visit of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House, security has been elevated around the White House.

People Dozens dead amid Syrian bombardment of eastern Ghouta
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The UN Security Council is set to vote later today on a draft motion for a ceasefire for Syria . A man digs a shelter under the house of Bilal Issa in the besieged eastern Ghouta town of Hamouriyeh near Damascus , Syria, February 21, 2018.

People No bail for father in murder of 2-year-old son
Author: 0 No bail for father in murder of 2-year-old son

According to the authorities, the man got out of bed, grabbed the two-year-old, dragged him to the kitchen where he took a knife and slashed his throat so deep, that he almost decapitated the child. He called a witness - identified by police as his wife's sister - and admitted to her that he killed his son, telling her that the boy "was with God now", Santini said.

People Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate
Author: 0 Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate

He also talked of the "growing socialist state", expressing concern over the state of traditional morals in American schools and a perceived lack of First Amendment rights on college campuses, like Berkeley. This official said the shooter was able to purchase them all legally and passed all background checks - but unable to purchase handguns because he was not yet 21.

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