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World News Pence says 'America is leading in space, once again'
Author: 0 Pence says 'America is leading in space, once again'

Pence made the remarks from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Also in the 2020s, the administration wants to put American boots back on the moon, this time establishing a long-term presence. These goals were also previously highlighted as part of the directive Trump signed in December 2017. He also toured the facility at KSC where Boeing is building a fleet of CST-100 Starliner space capsules created to carry NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

World News UN Security Council to vote on Syria ceasefire
Author: 0 UN Security Council to vote on Syria ceasefire

President Bashar al-Assad's veto-wielding ally Russian Federation says a ceasefire would be hard to achieve. Horrific reports have emerged of civilians dying under the Syrian regime's siege of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

World News Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday
Author: 0 Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday

Holdener produced the fastest slalom run of the day with 40.23 and held on to bronze with Norwegian Ragnhild Mowinckel struggling in the technical element and then Vonn skiing out early in her effort. "She's so young and she approaches ski racing much different than pretty much anyone else". Italy's Sofia Goggia, who took the gold on Wednesday, told ESPN that , "She is the greatest.

World News Work On Afghanistan Section Of TAPI Project Launched
Author: 0 Work On Afghanistan Section Of TAPI Project Launched

President Ashraf Ghani, his Turkmen counterpart Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India's Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar attended the opening ceremony. However, security concerns over the project remain high as the Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off the Taliban and other militant groups since the withdrawal of most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in 2014.

Author: 0 FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers today; heavy rain Sunday

The front will create a line of showers expected to pass in the morning and afternoon. Temperatures warm to change the mix over to all rain late morning and into the afternoon. Tomorrow: Temperatures will reach a high in the mid-40's tomorrow , and we will have rain chances in the morning. Additional waves of low pressure will keep riding along this boundary keeping our forecast unsettled with plenty of clouds.

World News Trump considers arming teachers
Author: 0 Trump considers arming teachers

Nicole Hockley, whose six-year-old son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting , took the microphone and told Trump she would rather arm teachers with ways to prevent shootings in the first place rather than with a firearm.

World News South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins
Author: 0 South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins

We will not allow " smash and grab " interventions. Minister Gigaba "has this tainted history and the problem with him delivering the budget is that people know that he has been involved so intimately with the state capture project" and "cannot signal to global markets a credible turnaround", said Georg.

World News Fla. shooting survivor's mother: We have received death threats
Author: 0 Fla. shooting survivor's mother: We have received death threats

One tweet sharing a video relating to the view with the text: "Outspoken Trump-Hating School Shooting Survivor is Son of FBI Agent; MSM Helps Prop Up Incompetent Bureau" was liked by Donald Trump Junior. As soon as we became aware of the video, we removed it from Trending and from YouTube for violating our policies. Hogg has also been called a " crisis actor " which he denied Tuesday (Feb.

World News Stuart Smith: Trump should lead USA to full-scale gun control
Author: 0 Stuart Smith: Trump should lead USA to full-scale gun control

Seventeen precious lives were lost on Valentine's Day. "But we can not protect our guns before we protect our children". It is a good start toward making our nation safer. I am exhausted of seeing innocent people killed because our government can not seem to act in any impactful way to help people. These weapons of war are meant exclusively to kill lots of people in a short amount of time.

World News Westlake High School students hold walkout to protest recent gun violence
Author: 0 Westlake High School students hold walkout to protest recent gun violence

A walkout was also planned at Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers, Estero High School, East Lee County High in Lehigh Acres, and many other schools. "I'm extremely proud", said Michele Panzer, whose 17-year-old son, Jacob, was among the protesters in Clarence as well as the larger movement of youth fighting gun violence in their schools.

World News Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway
Author: 0 Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway

The man charged with the murder of a U.S. Postal Service employee fired the deadly shots over a road rage incident, according to a statement released Thursday afternoon from the Department of Justice. Investigators say two witnesses came to the FBI's Fort Worth field office Wednesday saying that they were in the auto with Ferrell when he fired the shots at the truck.

World News Grieving Jewish Parents And Students Lead Emotional Anti-Gun Fight
Author: 0 Grieving Jewish Parents And Students Lead Emotional Anti-Gun Fight

The senator added: "I would say it's more than a 5K run. You're not standing up for them until you say, 'I want less weapons, '" Sheriff Scott Israel said . Some students seem to realize how hard a challenge it might be to see a ban on most or all semi-automatic weapons in the near future. When his remarks were met with thunderous applause, Rubio said, "Fair enough".

World News Hyeon through to Delray Beach quarter-final
Author: 0 Hyeon through to Delray Beach quarter-final

Isner came out on the wrong end of three consecutive tiebreaks against German Peter Gojowczyk, who prevailed 7-6 (3) 6-7 (4) 7-6 (5). Gojowczyk will contest his third quarter-final of the year, having already reached the last eight in Doha and Auckland.

World News Saudi, China, Turkey block USA move against Pak on terror watch list
Author: 0 Saudi, China, Turkey block USA move against Pak on terror watch list

Saudi Arabia, Turkey and China this week formed a trio to block a US-led move to place Pakistan on an worldwide terror-financing watch list, a report by the Wall Street Journal has revealed. "Grateful to friends who helped", the minister added. That seems to have changed today with the three countries (Saudi Arabia was reported to be acting on behalf of the GCC) did not speak up during the final round of negotiations.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Arrives in South Korea for Games and Diplomacy

While Trump told waiting reporters in Seoul she was looking forward to cheering on US Olympians at the Games, analysts said her chief task will be shoring up diplomatic relations with South Korea. For now, there are no signs that Ivanka Trump will meet Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, who is to attend the closing ceremony.

World News India ignored facts and realities says Maldives on extension of emergency
Author: 0 India ignored facts and realities says Maldives on extension of emergency

His reaction came within hours of India's External Affairs Ministry saying that India desires to see democracy in Maldives is restored and situation returns to normal. It was revealed in a letter she sent to the Maldives Police Service , that her office believes that the state of emergency, announced for a period of 15 days in early February, has ended.

World News McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near
Author: 0 McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near

Only in the steel cage of Donald Trump's White House would a feud between the president and his national security adviser constitute a reprieve for the chief of staff. "He said that he liked the general's answer, but just thought that little addendum would be helpful to add". CNN previously reported that McMaster has been at odds with the President and other cabinet officials over the past year.

World News Sonia Gandhi planned to be Prime Minister: Sharad Pawar sensation
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi planned to be Prime Minister: Sharad Pawar sensation

It took 50 years for some people to understand.It has once again proved that what the Sena chief had been advocating for 50 years in his public life was not wrong after all". If you want to run the country, you need a strong team. Bullet train project is required on Mumbai-Delhi route or Mumbai-Chandrapur route. He narrated an incident when the Gandhi scion had visited Pune's Vasantdada Sugar Institute and made an effort to understand in depth how sugar is manufactured, the different varieties ...

World News Driver's gun found in Mar-a-Lago security incident
Author: 0 Driver's gun found in Mar-a-Lago security incident

He returned to the White House on Monday night after the Presidents Day holiday. Cruz, 19, is suspected of opening fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , where he was a former student, killing 17 people and injuring more than a dozen others.

World News Cardi B: Donald Trump
Author: 0 Cardi B: Donald Trump "Out His Mind" For Suggesting Teachers Have Guns

National Rifle Association vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre echoed calls for schools to amp up security during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Several student survivors from Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke, as well as parents who had lost children there. "I don't feel that any guns in the school buildings are warranted unless they are by sheriff's deputies like we have in Jefferson Parish", said Cathy Johnson, President of the ...

World News NRA's Wayne LaPierre Calls For Firearms In Schools At CPAC
Author: 0 NRA's Wayne LaPierre Calls For Firearms In Schools At CPAC

He has floated the idea of arming teachers as a possible deterrent. "This would only be obviously for people who are very adept at handling a gun", said Mr Trump. The notion of arming teachers at US public schools, which are largely governed by states, local councils and school boards, has been raised by some politicians in the past but has been dismissed by many critics as fraught with danger.

World News Blacklisted North Korean to attend closing ceremony alongside Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 Blacklisted North Korean to attend closing ceremony alongside Ivanka Trump

Kim's visit, the latest in a series of diplomatic efforts to fix relations between Pyongyang and Seoul , was met by strong protests from opposition parties in South Korea . A senior Blue House official also said Thursday that the South will not mediate talks between the US and North Korean delegations this time. Meanwhile, International Olympic Committee members will discuss whether Russian athletes can march under their flag at the Games closing ceremony at the IOC Session ...

World News Students walk out to remember Florida school shooting victims, protest gun violence
Author: 0 Students walk out to remember Florida school shooting victims, protest gun violence

Comments on social media criticized the superintendent for stifling students' freedom of speech. Needville High School issued a statement claiming "all will be suspended for three days" regardless of how many students protested. "I love you.' I understand what it's like to fear for your life". The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said one of them was a junior high student in Needville, 50 miles southwest of Houston, who posted a photo of a shotgun on Snapchat with the message, "Dont ...

World News 'Daily Show' Contributor Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner
Author: 0 'Daily Show' Contributor Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

Earlier in February, Wolf signed a deal to host a late-night show on Netflix . 'Our dinner honors the First Amendment and strong, independent journalism. The choice of Wolf comes at a time when the April 28 dinner in Washington is under an increasingly intense spotlight. This booking should make for a fun and topical show, though with that being said it feels as though the odds of Trump actually attending this are pretty darn low.

World News Gisin denies Shiffrin gold in alpine combined
Author: 0 Gisin denies Shiffrin gold in alpine combined

This is what took place after that race: a surprising fourth in the slalom , an event in which Shiffrin had won seven of nine races this World Cup season. "I got here nine days before the Games, got some training in". Still, two medals is a two-week run most would love to have. "It was like someone was playing a game of ping-pong in my brain".

World News Philippines' Duterte Says May Expand Ban on Outbound Workers
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte Says May Expand Ban on Outbound Workers

The latest batch brought to 1,796 the total number of Filipino workers who have asked to be repatriated after availing themselves of an nearly month-long amnesty program declared by the Kuwaiti government. "Both Kuwait and the Philippines have an opportunity to work together to increase protections for domestic workers and fix the gaps that are leaving workers vulnerable to extreme abuse".

World News Police officer dies after clashes with Spartak Moscow fans in Bilbao
Author: 0 Police officer dies after clashes with Spartak Moscow fans in Bilbao

The identity of the officer was not immediately disclosed. There were at least five arrests after rival fans began to hurl glasses and flares at each other. Fears of trouble had existed prior to the game, with more Russians expected to travel than there were tickets. Local media said he was a 50-year-old man.

World News 'Crisis Actors' YouTube Video Boy Says
Author: 0 'Crisis Actors' YouTube Video Boy Says "I'm Not A Crisis Actor"

In written posts and YouTube videos - one of which had more than 100,000 views as of Tuesday night - Gateway Pundit has argued that Hogg had been coached on what to say during his interviews . Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran (R) later tweeted that he fired Kelly. I have spoken to him and placed him on leave until we determine an appropriate course of action.

World News Olympic skiers win medals in men's halfpipe
Author: 0 Olympic skiers win medals in men's halfpipe

After two falls, Wise got it right at the third time of asking, scoring 97.20 in the final round to push compatriot Alex Ferreira (96.40) into second place. "I certainly felt like I needed to do something epic to commemorate this journey, because it's been a really hard struggle the last couple years", Wise said.

World News Amnesty International criticise world leaders in Annual Report
Author: 0 Amnesty International criticise world leaders in Annual Report

Shetty described his move to ban people from several Muslim-majority countries in January past year as "transparently hateful". "We saw the ultimate effect of a society encouraged to hate, scapegoat and fear minorities laid bare in the horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar".

World News Oxfam's licence to operate in Haiti is temporarily suspended
Author: 0 Oxfam's licence to operate in Haiti is temporarily suspended

The aid group said senior members of staff met officials from the Haiti government on Thursday and pledged their commitment to cooperating with the probe. Goldring also had to apologise for having played down the accusations of sexual abuse in Haiti by Oxfam staff when he said at least they had not "murdered babies" .

World News Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff
Author: 0 Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff

The 2014 case - Pune Municipal Corporation & Anr. v. Harakchand Misirimal Solanki & Ors- primarily involved the interpretation of Section 24 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.

World News UP Investors Summit 2018: Kovind hopes for annual holding of the event
Author: 0 UP Investors Summit 2018: Kovind hopes for annual holding of the event

On February 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region to bring development in one of the most backward regions of Uttar Pradesh. "A leader is one who has the capability to take decisions... investors see Yogi Adityanath has the capability to take strict and bitter decisions...", said Jaitley, adding investors also see the speed in which decisions are taken.