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Lecturers keep students in dark on strikes to increase disruption

More than a million students are expected to miss out on around 565,000 hours of teaching as a result of the walkout, says the Evening Standard , which began ...


Trump Lashes Out At Sessions Over Russia Probe - Again

Why? Russian President Vladimir Putin (seen in the accompanying photograph) has ridiculed suggestions his country attempted to influence the 2016 USA presiden...


Drugs smuggled into Goa, Manohar Parrikar says in written reply to Assembly

The CM is likely to go to the state assembly at around 2 pm and present the state budget . "All the prayers have been heard". "He left the hospital for eme...


America's Pastor Billy Graham Passes Away

It was 1987. The Ira-Contra Hearings were underway in Washington. Singer Pat Boone remembered his late friend, the Rev. Billy Graham, Wednesday on "The Story"...


NY Times Ad Names Lawmakers Who Have Accepted NRA Donations

Catastrophes on this level are nearly typical at this point. The number of Florida children killed in gun-related incidents has increased by 40 percent. The t...


Cheney HS students walk-out in protest against current gun laws

In his letter, Rhodes also said life is all about choices we make, stressing on the point that "every choice has a effect whether it be positive or negative"....


Australia Thanks Israel, Confirms Shared Intel Foiled Plane Terror Attack

Four men were arrested over the conspiracy in July, which allegedly involved smuggling a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder onto an Abu Dhabi-bound flight. A thi...


Mueller files new charges in Manafort case, but target is a mystery

Its inclusion in a binder in the court clerk's office that is routinely updated with new criminal charges signals that Mueller's office may have filed a superse...


Stepmother of missing Wichita boy arrested for child endangerment

Deputy police chief Gavin Seiler told reporters Wednesday that the case of the missing Lucas Hernandez is now a criminal investigation, but police are using all...


WCSD monitoring the possibility of school walkouts

Students said they're sending a message to legislators that change needs to happen. "They had been making signs, ready to go". Students also pledged to marc...


Diplo, John Legend and Others Enter the Gun Debate — CNN's Town Hall

The NRA's participation is somewhat of a surprise since the group generally shies away from commenting immediately after mass shootings like last week's massa...


Trudeau Event Invite To Pro-Khalistani Convict Jaspal Atwal Cancelled Last Minute

One of the celebs to meet the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was our very own charming Maddy. Trudeau was accompanied by his five cabinet ministers Harjit Sing...


OnPolitics Today: Trump dumps bump stocks

That bill passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives in December , but it has stalled in the Senate because it is paired with another measure th...


Marco Rubio Repeatedly Booed at Guns Town Hall

Book says she spent the night with the students in Tallahassee's civic center. Rubio responded that the problems laid bare by the shooting rampage "cannot be ...


Trump directs Justice Dept. to ban gun modifications like bump stocks

The move comes as a Florida community grieving over the deaths of 17 people in a high school shooting last week demanded tougher gun control. There have...


Trump Demands Probe of Obama Response to Russia Election Meddling

He spent his time largely at his Mar-a-Lago estate as White House aides advised him against golfing too soon after a deadly school shooting in a nearby commun...


Trump attacks Obama over Russian election meddling

Trump's blistering Twitter tirade came after special counsel Robert Mueller announced another fresh round of indictments charging 13 Russians and three Russian ...


Flood warning advised for Red Cedar River, EL area

A hazardous weather outlook was issued for central IN a little after 4 a.m. Monday , warning of this rainy weather that could extend through Sunday . "It ma...


94 percent of women in Hollywood say they have been harassed

USA TODAY partnered with The Creative Coalition , Women in Film and Television , and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center to conduct the survey , ...


India's finance minister slams oversight lapses in huge bank fraud

In the latest development of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) 11,400 crore scam, Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) has arrested Vipul Ambani, President ...


Bill Cutting Unemployment Benefits Passes MO House

The focus this week was ensuring we were passing as many good pieces of legislation as possible, something we excelled at with 19 bills being heard on the Sen...


Donald Trump moves to ban rifle bump stocks following Florida shooting

On October 1, 2017, a gunman had killed 59 people at a concert using bump fire stocks . "It's mainly just a hobby, just going to the range and having some ...


USA embassy in Montenegro rocked by blasts, attacker reported dead

Earlier, media in Montenegro had said the attack occurred minutes before midnight. "At this time , embassy officials are working closely with police to ide...


Trump's first year sparks surge in hate groups

The SPLC defines a hate group as "an organization that - based on its official statements or principles, the statements of its leaders, or its activities - has...


Ferry explosion 'fireball' injures 18 people in Mexico

The explosion took place on the Barcos Caribe ferry in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo at around 1 p.m., Mexico's Excelsior newspaper reported. The munici...


Trump blames Sessions for not probing Obama over election meddling

Trump has become far more amenable to the idea that Russia may have attempted to interfere in the election following the indictment of 13 Russian nationals b...


Ivanka Trump to lead USA delegation at Winter Olympics closing ceremony

The venue is used to receive foreign dignitaries and is where Moon and Trump had tea when the US president visited South Korea last November. Of course, that do...


17 injured as passenger bus catches fire in Central Sri Lanka

Army Brig. Sumith Atapattu said that the explosion occurred near Diyatalawa about 190 kilometers from the capital, Colombo. Seven Army and five Air Force pers...


Tweetstorm: Trump takes on the FBI, Russia probe and 2016 election

Obama has defended his response to Russian meddling, saying he had told the Russian president to "cut it out". Trump pointed at the Obama administration for n...


Heavy Rain, Melting Snow Cause Flooding In Parts Of Michigan

With heaviest rain now East of the Quad Cities we have been removed from the Flood Watch! The National Weather Service said up to 8 inches of rain have fall...


North Korea cancelled meeting with USA vice-president during Winter Olympics

Pence's office, acknowledging the scrapped meeting on Tuesday, said North Korea had "dangled a meeting" in hopes that doing so would entice the vice preside...


Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

The timeline was so compressed, they say, that it "ensured that the court would get to draw the map it wanted, instead of being crafted through the legislative ...


Singapore moves up 1 spot, claims 6th place among least corrupt countries

More than two-thirds of countries received a poor corruption score in study released on Wednesday, leaving most of the world's population living in a country ch...


Students Across US Stage Walkouts To Protest Gun Violence

At the Florida Department of Children and Families workshop, experts went deeper into mental health issues. The devastating shooting has brought the topic o...


A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn

Italy's Sofia Goggia, who won the downhill gold on Wednesday, and Swiss Wendy Holdener, who grabbed silver in the slalom, could also threaten the podium. "I kep...


44 dead after double-decker bus tumbles from mountain road

The head of civilian defense in the regional government, Jacqueline Choque, said at least 20 people were injured. But the numbers don't match as the number of d...


Christian Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died At 99

Graham, known as a friend of US presidents from Truman to Nixon and Obama, preached his final revival meeting in NY in 2005 at the age of 86. The Billy Graha...


New BC health payroll tax bad news for restaurateurs

Despite some of the welcome advances for individual British Columbians through targeted funding on issues impacting determinants of health, the 2018 budget fa...


UN Calls for more Dialogue to Resolve Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Our negotiators are sitting right behind me, ready to talk. Trump's move undercut long-held understandings regarding Jerusalem's status, which had been consid...


SEAN HANNITY: President Obama was warned about Russian meddling - and did nothing

When asked about the president's position on concealed carry reciprocity or an assault rifle ban, she declined to answer. But Trump's three days of Twitter...


Mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain return late Wednesday night

The low will be around 26 with an east northeast wind of 9 to 11 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday, there is a 40 percent chance of pre...


Trump tells Sessions to propose rules to ban bump stocks

On Wednesday, he will host parents, teachers and students at the White House for a "listening session" that will include people impacted by mass shootings in ...


TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

Grace Bay was up from the number two ranking previous year and reclaimed the top spot it held in 2016. TripAdvisor's annual travelers' choice awards always ...


Bump Stock Prices Soar After Trump Declares He Will Seek a Ban

A " bump stock " is an addition to semi-automatic weaponry that enables them to fire up to 800 rounds per minute, thus mimicking an automatic weapon. "The pr...


Atul Gupta Challenges Court Order to Freeze Assets in South Africa

The South African Police Service's Directorate Of priority Crime Investigations (DPCI) also known as HAWKS declared Mr Ajay Gupta of Saxonworld, Johannesburg ...


Trump pushes for ban on modified guns

In most states, the minimum age for purchasing the AR-15 is 18, while some states set the minimum age for handguns at 21. The mass shooting is one i...


Police face legal battles over 'seriously defective' investigations after Worboys appeal

On Wednesday, five justices unanimously dismissed the appeal. Speaking after the ruling, DSD said it was it was an "emotional" day after fifteen years. The Me...


Prince George's police officer shot and killed; investigation closes MD-210

Ramazziddin was a former marine and served with the PGPD for 14 years. The suspect has been identified as 37-year-old Glenn Tyndell. May Cpl. Mujahid Ramzzi...


Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders

President Donald Trump is once again going after Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter , demanding to know why the Justice Department has not done more ...


North Korea 'Canceled' Planned Meeting With US VP Pence In South Korea

Analysts say the North's Olympic diplomatic drive sought to loosen worldwide sanctions against it and undermine the alliance between Seoul and Washington . K...