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Gun Issue About More Than Guns

Gun Issue About More Than Guns Children of America told their parents what has become understood as a basic truth in almost every other country in the world: guns don't kill people, people with easy access to guns kill people. Almost 30 states now have similar laws, and OR passed a similar bill last month. The NRA needs more sales to offset waning donations. "The NRA is not getting permitless-carry and campus-carry laws ena... [Full Article...]

National Security Adviser HR McMaster's job is in jeopardy

National Security Adviser HR McMaster's job is in jeopardy Reports in recent days have named Ford Motor Company's Stephen Biegun , a former aide to Condi Rice when she was National Security Adviser, and Israeli-born Oracle CEO Safra Catz named as the leading choices, and ultrahawk John Bolton mentioned as a long-shot. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Special Envoys to Travel to DPRK

South Korea's Special Envoys to Travel to DPRK The delegation, announced by Moon's office on Sunday, is the latest chapter in a remarkable Olympics-driven detente between the two Koreas. Last Saturday, an unidentified spokesperson for North Korea's Foreign Affairs Ministry rebuffed any preconditions for talks with the United States, saying through the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) that the North will "neither beg for dialogue... [Full Article...]

Italians line up to vote in election seen ending in political gridlock

Italians line up to vote in election seen ending in political gridlock Some Italian polling stations faced ballot delivery problems and all had new time-consuming anti-fraud measures in place that created bottlenecks at many stations. Berlusconi, who can not now take up office himself due to a tax fraud conviction, has backed European Parliament President Antonio Tajani to lead the country. [Full Article...]

Winter storm pounds USA east coast

Winter storm pounds USA east coast The storm morphed Friday into a " bomb cyclone " after undergoing a rapid pressure drop known as bombogenesis. Trains already en route between the U.S. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said it was securing cranes at a LaGuardia Airport construction project and it is making plans to use buses if airport trains at JFK or Newark airports are stopped because of the wind. [Full Article...]

England pip New Zealand in absolute thriller despite Williamson's ton — Twitter Reactions

England pip New Zealand in absolute thriller despite Williamson's ton — Twitter Reactions Speaking to BBC Test Match Special, former England spinner Swann said: 'Mitchell Santner almost won that game for New Zealand - he's got the power, Kane Williamson's more of a nudger and nurdler. Williamson, who had struggled for runs in recent innings and missed the second ODI, which England won, because of a hamstring strain, returned to the arena with an imperious performance for his ... [Full Article...]

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes US President Donald Trump has threatened to tear up a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers unless more is done to curb Iran's missile programme. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the US and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs. [Full Article...]

Setting out Brexit vision, Britain's May appeals to European Union to show flexibility

Downing Street said on Friday that Theresa May and Ms Sturgeon agreed to work to break the deadlock around the Bill in a phone call after the Prime Minister's most recent Brexit speech . The crucial intervention ahead of the next round of talks with Brussels, appeared to unite warring Remain and Leave factions of the Conservative Party. [Full Article...]

US Intelligence: North Korea Continues to Make Progress on Missile Program

US Intelligence: North Korea Continues to Make Progress on Missile Program The ICAPP secretariat is now most active in Seoul and headed by Secretary General Park Ro-byug, an experienced South Korean diplomat, and by my co-chairman, now South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong. Washington on Friday said the North Korean government had used chemical weapons in violation of worldwide laws in a notice posted on the USA government's Federal Register. [Full Article...]

'LIFE & DEATH' warning issued as nor'easter poses 'bomb cyclone' threat

'LIFE & DEATH' warning issued as nor'easter poses 'bomb cyclone' threat Over the past 48 hours a deadly nor'easter turned a thousand-mile stretch of the East Coast into a wind tunnel, leaving millions without power , paralyzing flooded cities and towns and claiming the lives of at least six people - many of whom had tried in vain to take shelter from hurricane-force winds. [Full Article...]

Three arrested following looting in west Dublin

Three arrested following looting in west Dublin While the men related to the incident are being persecuted, the lasting damage incurred to vehicles surrounding the Lidl has had devastating consequences. They are also investigating other incidents in the area. Judge John O'Connor was sitting at a special sitting of Dublin District Court where six men were charged over the incident in Lidl on Fortunestown Lane in Citywest, with another three me... [Full Article...]

At Billy Graham's funeral, evangelist's children say they'll carry on crusade

At Billy Graham's funeral, evangelist's children say they'll carry on crusade TV preacher Joel Osteen was among the invited guests and says Graham helped create the idea of the modern public preacher. Graham's ministry launched under "The Canvas Cathedral "-a white canvas tent during a 1949 Crusade in downtown Los Angeles, where 350,000 people heard him share the Gospel over a period of eight weeks", his website stated ". [Full Article...]

Missing snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley

Missing snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Three individuals were partially buried in the avalanche and were able to free themselves. One had a broken leg, he said. The resort used explosives and other tools to knock down snow to prevent avalanches throughout the day but the snowfall was heavy, she said. [Full Article...]

East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits

East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker activated 200 National Guard members to help deal with the storm. "If you live in an area that is told to evacuate, we strongly encourage you do so first thing Friday AM", Baker tweeted Thursday night. People across the region skipped work Friday to hunker down. In the federal capital Washington and surrounding suburbs, public schools were closed because ... [Full Article...]

Student Who Allegedly Killed His Parents in College Dorm Arrested, Family Shocked

Student Who Allegedly Killed His Parents in College Dorm Arrested, Family Shocked Yeagley declined to comment on whether Davis Sr. brought the firearm with him to campus, though security footage does show Davis Jr.in the dorm's parking lot with the weapon before entering the building where his parents were gunned down. Video indicates Davis, Jr. and the accused were laughing in the elevator together. Davis, who was enrolled at the school, somehow got the weapon off his father... [Full Article...]

First male Gymnast files sexual abuse lawsuit against Larry Nassar

First male Gymnast files sexual abuse lawsuit against Larry Nassar A male gymnast, Jacob Moore, joined a federal lawsuit against the USOC and USA Gymnastics earlier this week, saying Nassar used acupuncture needles near his genitals to address a shoulder injury. Moore is a current member of the University's men's gymnastics team and a former member of the US men's junior national team. The gymnast, who is now a freshman at the University of MI and is on t... [Full Article...]

John Kelly Defends Himself, Sees No Reason to Resign Over Porter Scandal

John Kelly Defends Himself, Sees No Reason to Resign Over Porter Scandal White House chief of staff John Kelly tried to once again defend his response to allegations of abuse against former staff secretary Rob Porter this week by further complicating an already tangled narrative. On Friday, Kelly doubled down on claims he did not know the extreme extent of the allegations. Kelly said he first learned of "serious" accusations against Porter through the media. [Full Article...]

Girl killed as large explosion rocks Kabul

Girl killed as large explosion rocks Kabul At least 22 people have been wounded in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul close to foreign embassies . Speaking to Voice of America, Wells said the second round of a regional peace conference in Kabul, which began on Wednesday, was aimed at making clear that there was the potential for dialogue. [Full Article...]

Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China

Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China The Taiwan Travel Act aims to expand the scope of official U.S. -Taiwan exchanges, long a sensitive issue in the U.S. Washington's ties with Taiwan are a constant source of friction in its relations with Beijing , and a visit by then-Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui to the USA in 1996 prompted China to launch missiles into waters near the island in an attempt to intimidate its leaders. [Full Article...]

Neymar Surgery a Success, PSG Confirm

Neymar Surgery a Success, PSG Confirm Brazil are scheduled to play their first match against Switzerland on June 17. "I am certain (he will be ready)", Fabio Mahseredjian told TV Globo. "The surgery will mean he has a physical deconditioning, he will have lost some of the physiological effects that he gained during the season with PSG". [Full Article...]


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