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Clear Bags Among Security Measures At School Where 17 Died

Clear Bags Among Security Measures At School Where 17 Died Lauren Hogg took to Twitter Monday with a photo of her wearing her new school-issued backpack saying she appreciates "the effort" but there should be more of a focus on stricter gun laws. Some Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students say going to school in the morning now feels more like going to an airport, or even worse, going into a prison. [Full Article...]

Police called to 'active shooting' at YouTube HQ in California

Police called to 'active shooting' at YouTube HQ in California A female suspect was found dead and four others were wounded after a shooting at YouTube's headquarters outside San Francisco Tuesday, prompting a massive police response. Police asked people to avoid the area as a large police presence is there. Google said it was "coordinating with authorities" and would provide information as it becomes available. [Full Article...]

Trump Vows to Use Military Power to Protect Country's Border With Mexico

Trump Vows to Use Military Power to Protect Country's Border With Mexico Also - not that this is likely to disturb the White House in the current political climate - there were worries that the perception of a militarised border could damage relations with Mexico . "The United States is not going to militarize the southern border". Under current law, unaccompanied children from countries that don't border the US are turned over to the Department of Health and Human ... [Full Article...]

California can beat EPA in emissions battle: Judge Napolitano

California can beat EPA in emissions battle: Judge Napolitano He has rolled back or begun the process of repealing multiple major Obama-era regulations, including limits on power plant emissions and water pollution. "And our focus should be on making cars that people purchase actually more efficient", he said. About a dozen other states follow California's rules, and together they account for more than one-third of the vehicles sold in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Erdogan, Putin Mark Start of Work on Turkey's First Nuclear Power Plant

Erdogan, Putin Mark Start of Work on Turkey's First Nuclear Power Plant But Ankara-Moscow relations were also tested by a severe crisis from November 2015 when Turkey shot down a Russian war plane over Syria , a confrontation both sides are trying to put behind each other. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that his country's plan to purchase Russia's long-range missile defense system is a "done deal", brushing aside concerns from some North Atla... [Full Article...]

Over 17000 Members Quit UK Labour Party Amid Antisemitism Scandal

Over 17000 Members Quit UK Labour Party Amid Antisemitism Scandal This comes after the Enough is Enough rally organised by the Board of Deputies and Jewish Leadership Council , where more then 1,500 people took to Westminster to protest against Labour anti-Semitism . The Labour leader deleted a personal Facebook account at the weekend, but party officials would not say whether it was connected to reports Mr Corbyn's profile had been added to groups sharing ... [Full Article...]

French rail workers begin nationwide strike

French rail workers begin nationwide strike Macron has already faced down the unions over easing labour laws. In an IFOP poll published Sunday in the Journal du Dimanche newspaper , 53% of the almost 1,000 people surveyed said the strike was unjustified. No trains were set to run between France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain. Macron's plan to turn the state-owned SNCF into a profit-making business has raised particular concerns among ... [Full Article...]

Egypt's president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote

Egypt's president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote The turnout was 41.05 percent, as 24,254,152 voters inside and outside Egypt cast their ballots, head of Egypt's National Elections Authority, Lashin Ibrahim, told a press conference in Cairo . The only contender other than Sisi was a supporter of the president. "These are momentous moments for this nation.which will be written in letters of light, under the title: battle for the love of Egypt"... [Full Article...]

Connecticut Lawmaker Won't Seek Re-election After Mishandling Harassment Complaint

Connecticut Lawmaker Won't Seek Re-election After Mishandling Harassment Complaint By early July Kain obtained a protective order from Washington , D.C., police. The move by Esty to not seek reelection comes after various CT politicians called on her to resign. But for Republicans, the sudden drama could create a rare, if still long-shot, opportunity to offset this year's likely House losses with an even rarer blue-state pickup. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Pauses New Migrant Deal Hours After Announcing It

Netanyahu Pauses New Migrant Deal Hours After Announcing It Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu officially cancelled an agreement made with the United Nations that would have relocated thousands of African asylum seekers to Western countries. The previous deportation plan was announced in January. The agreement with the UNHCR had been an attempt to address criticism of an even earlier plan, in which migrants would be offered $3,500 and an... [Full Article...]

First person sentenced in Mueller probe gets 30 days in prison

First person sentenced in Mueller probe gets 30 days in prison Gates and Manafort were indicted by Mueller in October on a series of money laundering and fraud charges related to their Ukraine work. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson also ordered van der Zwaan to pay a $20,000 fine. He helped put together a dubious report clearing Yanukovych for jailing his political rival in 2011, then lied to Mueller's investigators about conversations he later ... [Full Article...]

French First Lady Brigitte Macron targeted in VIP identity fraud

French First Lady Brigitte Macron targeted in VIP identity fraud The four main rail unions plan to strike for two days out of every five for the next three months - a total of 36 days of disruption - to fight a shake-up of the SNCF before its monopoly is ended in line with European Union rules. Three-quarters of Eurostar trains to London and Brussels will run Monday and Thalys trains towards Belgium and the Netherlands will operate nearly normally, but there ... [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Security clampdown, strike after deadly clashes

Kashmir: Security clampdown, strike after deadly clashes Police opened fire with live rounds and pellet guns on mourners attending the funerals of slain militants and on crowds who threw stones and chanted slogans against Indian rule. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Faisal had said that "this mindless killing spree had exposed, yet again, the ugly, inhuman face of the state-terrorism that India had been perpetrating against the Kashmiris for decades". [Full Article...]

Russian spy: Source of nerve agent 'not identified'

Russian spy: Source of nerve agent 'not identified' Testing had shown that it was military grade nerve agent but it could not be shown to have come from Russian Federation, said Gary Aitkenhead, the chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down. The United Kingdom was requested to reduce the number of its diplomatic staff in Russia so that it would match the number of Russian diplomats in Great Britain. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma teacher walkout moves into second day

Oklahoma teacher walkout moves into second day They have asked for a $10,000 raise, as well as additional funding for local schools and raises for support staff such as bus drivers and custodians. A student's chair inside the classroom of Oklahoma teacher Sarah Jane Scarberry, an English teacher at Heavener High School in Heavener, Oklahoma. [Full Article...]

Risk for severe weather Tuesday

Risk for severe weather Tuesday While widespread severe weather is not likely, there is the threat of severe damaging wind gusts with this squall line. Straight line winds of 40+mph are possible with these thunderstorms. With the front to the east and southeast at sunrise, temperatures will dip into the mid 50s for mourning lows in and around the Red Stick. Temperatures have warmed into the lower 80s this afternoon. [Full Article...]

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu Israel will deport 16,000 refugees to West , while grant 16,000 temporary residency status. The deportations were meant to begin on Sunday but it was blocked by Israel's Supreme. Teklit Michael, who came to Israel from Eritrea a decade ago, said he was delighted by the new deal. Asylum seekers previously deported to Uganda and Rwanda have told the Times of Israel they faced serious dange... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Gaza clashes

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Gaza clashes Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman issued a scornful rejection of demands for a probe. "Israeli soldiers did what was necessary". "I think that all of our troops deserve a commendation". "But you are not concerned about terrorists because you are a terror state", Erdoğan said. A medic works at the scene of clashes at the Israel-Gaza border on April 1, 2018. [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin to portray Kellyanne Conway on 'The President Show'

Kathy Griffin to portray Kellyanne Conway on 'The President Show' But during a Monday interview with Abby Huntsman on Fox News, Conway strongly denied she has been leaking information from the White House. The White House did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. "I really keep my counsel while I'm here", Mrs. Conway, counselor to the president, said on Fox News. He added that Conway's leaks are sometimes the result of absent mindedness rat... [Full Article...]

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp SLAMMED for behaviour after win at Crystal Palace

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp SLAMMED for behaviour after win at Crystal Palace The manager's half-time team talk was still ringing in the ears of the players when Sadio Mane restored parity just four minutes from the restart, completing a lovely passage of play with a front post tap-in. Referee Neil Swarbrick awarded it to the hosts, which should have meant that Mane received his marching orders due to an intentional handball. Liverpool's Adam Lallana is substituted of... [Full Article...]


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