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Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

And since the rule went into effect on Monday - nearly two months after a former student sneaked an AR-15 onto campus in a rifle bag and used it to kill 17 people - students have complained that the policy is unnecessary and intrusive. "I feel like t...

Putin, Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference

Erdogan said standing next to Putin at the presidential palace in Ankara as he ordered through a video link the launch of the $20 billion dollar Akkuyu nuclear power plant project. In addition, government calculations expect the power plant to cove...

First Person Sentenced In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Last month, the lawyer pleaded guilty and told prosecutors he lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about his past links with Rick Gates - a Manafort protege who held a senior position in the Trump campaign. Gates, 45, who was deputy...

Trump Tweets "DACA Is Dead"

The president ended the DACA program previous year and gave Congress six months to pass a new law to replace it. Trump had said he was open to a deal with congressional Democrats to receive funds for the border wall in exchange for protecti...

Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela, says Africa lost a courageous woman

Together with her former husband, Nelson Mandela , South Africa's first black president , Madikizela-Mandela became a symbol for the struggle for a new South Africa free from its racist baggage. This is where she nailed her colours to the mast ab...

Winter weather returns with two separate storms over Easter weekend

Travel will be slow at best, to hard in locations that pick up more than 4 inches of snow. The city's Emergency Management Department also issued a travel advisory for Monday cautioning commuters about slippery roads, and asking vehicles to drive s...

Robbery suspect appears in court, bond set

Around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, SPD received a report of a robbery at the US Bank in the 400 block of Riverside in downtown Spokane. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash in a silver four-door auto that appears to be a Lexus E30...

Sessions spurns GOP request for second special counsel

The attorney general asked U.S. Attorney John Huber to investigate Republicans' allegations that the DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation abused a surveillance program against a former Trump campaign aide. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a specia...

South Korea, DPRK select date for Kim and Moon meeting

Kim is also set to hold a summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump sometime before the end of May. Kim's father and predecessor, Kim Jong Il , met with South Korean Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007, respectively...

Finally India, Pak agree to resolve diplomatic row

It had also called back its High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood to Islamabad for "urgent consultations" as the row over the treatment of officials escalated. His visit to Ajmer Sharif for attending the Urs of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti became possibl...

Baton Rouge Officer Fired, 1 Suspended in Deadly 2016 Shooting

Salamoni's attorney, John McLindon, had said Tuesday that he expected the officer to be fired. "Our police officers are held to a higher standard, fear can not be a driver for an officer's response to every incident". It was also the first time Ste...

Ex-boyfriend charged with murder of woman found in trash can

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered the remains of a Medieval woman who appeared to give a coffin birth . (Actually, many women could use a version or two of the spray bottle.) Reid has had to deal with family wanting to touch her bump without...

Rain and Snow Showers Continue 3-28-18

Power cuts are also possible in rural areas. Wednesday will start dry before rain develops for Denver and the Front Range in the afternoon. Forecasters indicate a 40 percent chance of precipitation, with little or no snow accumulation . A WXChart ...

French police seek driver who tried to run down soldiers in Alps

Thursday's suspect drove around the military barracks in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, in the southeastern Isere region, shouting at groups of soldiers from the 27th Mountain Infantry Brigade, Col. At least six security force members have been killed du...

Malala Returns to Pakistan for First Time Since Being Shot by Taliban

While no one said whether she or Abbasi initiated her brief return , the government touted it as a sign the violent militancy has been defeated in the Islamic nation. She is here on a four-day visit, Dawn online reported . Malala , now 20, was s...

Mitch McConnell Wants to Take Hemp Off the Controlled Substance List

Sen. Mitch McConnell introduced a bill to legalize industrial hemp. The family connection sidelined hemp production for decades. A provision pushed by McConnell allowed state agriculture departments to designate hemp research and development pr...

TMC, BJP take out Ram Navami rallies across West Bengal

Refusing the Centre's offer to send paramilitary forces to the violence hit Asansol , Chatterjee said state police was well equipped to control the situation. "The police will take legal action against it", Sharma said. Officer in-charge Pramit Ga...

WH: No Talk of Pardons for Flynn or Manafort in Russia Probe

The lawyer, John Dowd, who abruptly resigned from his role last week, broached the topic past year with lawyers for Flynn and Manafort, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Flynn pleaded guilty in December to lying to the FBI about his discussi...

Number of injured in Kemerovo shopping mall fire grows to 76

Wednesday was declared a day of national mourning and vigils were held across Russia , Tass news agency reported. The latter has frequently been a venue for anti-government protests, and Tuesday's demonstration, attended by several thousand-peop...

ICC congratulates Afghanistan and West Indies for qualifying for World Cup 2019

Leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan became the fastest bowler ever to reach 100 one-day worldwide wickets as the West Indies were bowled out for 204, before big-hitting opener Shahzad smashed 84 as Afghanistan knocked off the runs with 9.2 overs to sp...

China, US in talks to avert trade war

The newspaper reported that Mnuchin was considering a visit to Beijing to pursue negotiations. "Less than 3% of the USA imports of steel came from China , so it really baffles us how such a low rate of imports constitutes a threat to United States...

Moldova joins global response to spy poisoning, expels 3 Russian diplomats

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday, March 27, the alliance was expelling 7 Russian diplomats and denying accreditation to 3 more as part of worldwide measures over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain.

Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit

As leader of North Korea, Kim has never met with another head of state, and even purged his own uncle in a brutal execution, allegedly over his ties to China. China's support of worldwide sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program has str...

Iran expresses deep sorrow over ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Jordan on Monday strongly condemned Yemeni Houthi militias' attempt to target the Saudi Arabia territories, by launching a number of ballistic missiles late Sunday, that were intercepted by the Royal Saudi Air Defence Forces. The Yemen war began ...

US has violated trade laws: China

China said Friday that it planned to raise tariffs on a $3 billion list of US goods, including pork, apples and steel pipes in response to the steel and aluminum duties earlier announced by Trump. The state-run Global Times said China was only just b...

My husband doesn't pray, is irresponsible, woman tells court

Stone later confirmed to police that she did attack her husband because he forgot the special day. She can be heard screaming in agony following each hit. When she returned home, there was already a meeting among village elders to decide what punishm...

Vietnam Halts Oil Project In South China Sea

The US has been pushing its allies to carry out freedom of navigation operations as well. Previously, Beijing had termed such moves as "provocative", but neither China's foreign nor defense ministries have responded to it now. China's navy will car...

Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Prince Mohammed capped his rapid rise to power last June by replacing his elder cousin Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who had close relationships with US intelligence and defence circles, as crown prince. Riyadh will gain nothing in extending enmity wit...

Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives

Stopped by CNN while he was with a crowd in NY for comment, the living Beatles legend paid tribute to the late John Lennon . McCartney's bandmate, John Lennon , was murdered in New York City in 1980. On stage and in song, on social media and ...

Meghan Markle Just Dropped a Hint About Her Royal Baby Plans

Prince Harry and his fiancée will later be travelling to the Belfast campus of Northern Ireland's next generation science park, Catalyst Inc. "As soon as he saw the bum bump (which stops the baby slipping down) he understood immediately.

Trump Moves To Ban Most Transgender Individuals From Military Service

Trump announced yet another effort to ban certain trans servicemembers from the military . In February, the Pentagon established a policy that dismisses troops if they can not deploy for a period of one year. "This policy is not based on an evalu...

Trump, Saudi Arabia prince bond over arms deals, hostility to Iran

Trump displayed the charts relating to the deals to show the depth of Saudi purchases of U.S. military hardware, which includes apart from other things, purchase of ships, missile defense, planes and fighting vehicles. Mohammed, in response, describe...

Crude Prices Jump Amid Saudi-Iran Tensions

WTI Crude Oil at 63.75 may test resistance 64 and come off to 62.50 by the end of this week. Futures rose 0.1 percent after climbing to the highest level in more than three weeks on Tuesday. The U.S.' increasing arms sales to Saudi Arabia als...

Schertz, TX police give updates on explosion at FedEx package facility

Austin police say they've responded to 1,257 calls in the last two weeks from people anxious that suspicious packages could be bombs. The blast was reported Tuesday just before 12:30 a.m.at the FedEx Ground distribution center in Schertz, just no...

Zachary Cruz ordered to stay away from Stoneman Douglas, undergo evaluation

A family friend who cared for Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz said she forbid him to bring his guns into her home and warned police several times because she suspected he had a weapon and she felt he might harm himself or others. Assistant State Att...

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Trump Admin Steps Up Threats to Shut Down Mexico Border

Dairy Export Council, said in a statement that closing the border "would be a gut punch that could set the industry back by a decade or two". It's something that would impact nea...

Whistleblower: Trump White House reversed security clearance denials

We had already seen outrage over President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner getting a security clearance despite concerns, but Newbold said that there were actually at l...

Welch: Trump health care turnaround blindsided GOP

Trump made the surprise decision to talk up health legislation last week immediately after the release of a summary of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, and is encouragin...

Early election talk grows as Brexit supporters accuse British MPs of betrayal

Ms. May had been hoping that her decision to hold a vote only on the 600-page withdrawal agreement, which is one part of her overall Brexit deal, would have been enough to sway c...

Two Palestinian teenagers killed in clashes, but Israel praises Hamas 'restraint'

Amid a festive atmosphere, tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in Gaza along the boundary fence with Israel on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the Great Mar...

Boeing yet to agree to cancelation of 737 MAX 8 order: Garuda

Investigators into the Boeing 737 crash which killed 157 people have reached an early conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the passenger plane hit the group....

Border wall emergency: US House fails to override Trump's veto

Lawmakers voted 248-181 to overturn Trump's veto, but that fell 38 votes shy of the required two-thirds margin. But their veto override attempt seems certain to fall short of t...

GOP climate change strategy: Attack those looking for solutions

Senate Republicans on Tuesday defeated the "Green New Deal" resolution that called for tackling climate change by moving the United States off fossil fuels, while Democra...

Boeing Max Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida Over ‘Performance Issue’

It would cost $1.8 billion and take 10,000 new employees for the USA aviation regulator to handle all aircraft certification internally, the agency's chief told a Senate panel o...

Mueller finds Trump campaign officials did not knowingly conspire with Russian Federation

Special counsel Robert Mueller III did not find that Donald Trump's campaign or any of his associates conspired with Russian Federation in its efforts to interfere in the 2016...

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Alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

Alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

President Donald Trump . Sayoc, who has been referred to as the MAGA bomber in tabloids , pleaded guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to 65 counts, including use of a weapon of...

Guaido’s top aide detained on suspicion of plotting terror attack - interior minister

Guaido’s top aide detained on suspicion of plotting terror attack - interior minister

Mnuchin. Today's action designating BANDES and its subsidiaries follows a determination by Secretary of the Treasury, Steven T. Mnuchin, in consultation with Secretary of Sta...

N Korea quits liaison office with S Korea

N Korea quits liaison office with S Korea

South Korea regrets the decision and urged a swift normalisation of the arrangement, Chun said , adding the South would continue to staff the office, set up as a regular channel o...

Trump Delivers Nearly 200-Word Diatribe About Mueller Investigation, Says Nothing Much

Trump Delivers Nearly 200-Word Diatribe About Mueller Investigation, Says Nothing Much

Mueller's report, still confidential, sets the stage for big public fights to come. In a letter to lawmakers, Mr Barr said Mr Mueller had concluded the probe, that he is review...

Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public

Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public

President Donald Trump said he wouldn't mind having the upcoming Mueller report publicly released. Barr already is coming under pressure from lawmakers to make the entire docume...