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Author: 0 'Beast from the East' set to bring -7°C feel to Huddersfield

The conditions will be caused by a sudden stratospheric warming, caused by a rise in air temperature around the North Pole. It is possible that the weather front that will keep weather settled until the weekend could end up pushing very cold Siberian weather east.

World News Western New York students call for tougher gun rules
Author: 0 Western New York students call for tougher gun rules

Gov. Scott also said he wants to require all individuals purchasing firearms to be 21 or older, with exceptions for active and reserve military and their spouses, National Guard members and law enforcement. "I do know that some are going to accuse me of unfairly stigmatizing those who struggle with mental illness". The president has also floated the idea of arming teachers as a way to deter would-be attackers, a plan that Scott has said he does not endorse.

World News Florida school shooting: armed deputy 'failed to confront killer'
Author: 0 Florida school shooting: armed deputy 'failed to confront killer'

Broward County sheriff's deputies will now carry AR-15 rifles while on school campuses following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week, Sheriff Scott Israel announced today. The NRA is one of the biggest spenders in elections, ranking ninth among all outside groups, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The Republican insisted he is willing to rethink his past opposition on gun proposals if there is information the policies would ...

World News Josh Duhamel defends Fergie
Author: 0 Josh Duhamel defends Fergie

The actor opened up about how his former wife is holding up after she sang a widely panned version of the "Star-Spangled Banner" at the recent NBA All-Stars Game in L.A. "We really do. She's a great mother". It is hard to see somebody you care about getting beat up like that. You're in this business. "Sometimes you win and sometimes you don't".

World News Stoneman Douglas School Cop Who 'Never Went In' During Shooting Has Resigned
Author: 0 Stoneman Douglas School Cop Who 'Never Went In' During Shooting Has Resigned

The extraordinary public exchange with the president gave voice to an intensely emotional debate over how to respond to the latest gun massacre in a US school. 21, 2018. Scott, who has been endorsed by the National Rifle Association and has received its highest rating for supporting gun rights, called for a mandatory law enforcement officer in every public school and for mandatory "active shooter training" for students and faculty.

World News Trump's Claims That He's Been Tougher on Russia Than Obama Is Baseless
Author: 0 Trump's Claims That He's Been Tougher on Russia Than Obama Is Baseless

Since then, his administration has drawn criticism for failing to implement the sanctions. It's arduous. It's not pretty. Democracy means nothing without a fair election by the people, and right now I do not feel we have that in America. He actually claims he's been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama was. Trump has also repeatedly downplayed and has publicly doubted Russian efforts to influence the 2016 contest.

Author: 0 Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

They were charged in October a year ago with money laundering, conspiracy and other offences in federal court in Washington . The new indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Va. Manafort issued a statement Friday in response to Gates' guilty plea. Update: An AP alert states that Rick Gates also is expected to plead guilty today (Friday).

World News Northern senators remove proBuhari colleague as forum chair
Author: 0 Northern senators remove proBuhari colleague as forum chair

We announce his immediate replacement with Senator Aliyu Wamakko. Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, made the announcement of the leadership change at the close of plenary on Wednesday. "I think this country is becoming a huge joke, first of all it was the rodent that drove away the president and we now have snakes consuming about N36 million, and now you have monkeys", he said.

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

Winds become light and variable. Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Forecasters are calling for periods of rain during the day and the overnight across most of the state, when temps dip into the 30s. The clouds return on Thursday with the chance for rain in the afternoon. When temperatures drop below freezing, we could see some of the light rain change over to more of a freezing rain.

World News Russia Parades Advanced Military Fighters in Syria
Author: 0 Russia Parades Advanced Military Fighters in Syria

Moscow sent four other fighter jets of the same model, a number of Sukhoi 25 attack aircraft, and a long-range A-50 surveillance and control aircraft, military sources told the Russian RBK military group. The Pentagon, in statements since the attack, has repeatedly said it is still investigating and has reached no conclusion on the identities of the attackers.

World News Hero dog shot protecting teen during home invasion
Author: 0 Hero dog shot protecting teen during home invasion

They eventually came to the room where the teenage boy was hiding in the closet. 'My nephew was protected by his eternal friend, ' Mercado's aunt Susy Cadena wrote on the GoFundMe page , set up to seek donations for Rex's medical procedures and recovery.

World News The Crown Star Claire Foy & Husband Stephen Campbell Moore Have SPLIT!
Author: 0 The Crown Star Claire Foy & Husband Stephen Campbell Moore Have SPLIT!

So heartbreaking! There won't be a happy ending for 'The Crown's Claire Foy , as she and husband Stephen Campbell Moore are splitting after just four years of marriage. After the brain surgery past year, he told The Telegraph , "I have quite a thick skin in lots of ways". Stephen said in an interview his recent life had been "eventful".

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Earlier this week, the US government said Pence had been set to meet North Korean officials during his visit to South Korea, but that the North Korean side canceled at the last minute. The line was closed during the presidency of Lee Myung-bak, and the potential changes reflect the ongoing inter-Korea rapprochement that began with a North Korea's decision to attend the Winter Games.

World News Nikolas Cruz: Family who took him in on 'Good Morning America'
Author: 0 Nikolas Cruz: Family who took him in on 'Good Morning America'

It's still unclear which students and teachers will be at that meeting. By the time he was apprehended by police, Cruz had killed 17 people and injured many others. The family that was housing suspected Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz say they took the teen in because it was the right thing to do after his mother died.

World News Takata faulty airbag manufacturer reaches settlement in US
Author: 0 Takata faulty airbag manufacturer reaches settlement in US

The states and D.C., however, have agreed not to accept the money and instead will have the funds placed into an account so that plaintiffs pursuing private claims can receive larger settlements. More than 50 million airbags in more than 37 million vehicles have been recalled so far. Also under the deal, Takata agreed not to represent its airbags as safe unless supported by scientific evidence, not to falsify any testing data and to keep cooperating with automakers to make sure replacement ...

World News Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe
Author: 0 Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe

Manafort is charged with laundering and concealing $30 million that was obtained from offshore accounts, while Gates is charged with receiving and concealing $3 million from offshore accounts. and Jared Kushner met with a team of Russians in Trump Tower in June 2016. They have pleaded not guilty. "I had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to continue the battle to prove our innocence", Manafort said.

World News Father defends son accused in slaying of exhibitionist wife
Author: 0 Father defends son accused in slaying of exhibitionist wife

A warrant was obtained and Jeffrey West was arrested at his home Thursday morning. Kat West's body was found by a motorist near the curb across the street from her Calera home. " We know exactly what happened that night ", Lemley said, without elaborating. " And we do have evidence to support that ". The chief credited neighboring Shelby County law enforcement agencies, state agencies and the FBI with assisting in the investigation.

World News US curlers to play for first Olympic gold after upsetting Canada
Author: 0 US curlers to play for first Olympic gold after upsetting Canada

The Americans secured their worst showing in modern-era Olympic women's figure skating with Mirai Nagasu failing to get any lift on her triple Axel and popping a triple Lutz. As "Garlic Girls" mania swept the arena a high quality semi-final on another sheet between Sweden and Britain played out nearly unnoticed. Countries with smaller curling populations are still at a disadvantage to Canada, Koe insisted.

World News Trump proposes arming up to 40% of U.S. teachers
Author: 0 Trump proposes arming up to 40% of U.S. teachers

President Donald Trump says he thinks teachers who bring guns to school should get cash bonuses for their efforts to protect students. Gun store owner Jake Belemjian supports Trump's idea but says not every teacher needs to hide and carry to stop a mass shooting.

World News Donald Trump seeks to arm teachers
Author: 0 Donald Trump seeks to arm teachers

He said: "I want certain highly adept people, people who understand weaponry, guns ". Basking in the glow of the cheering crowd of friendly conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland, Mr Trump urged activists to help Republicans in the autumn mid-term elections and heed his recent calls to address American gun violence.

World News West Virginia teacher strike to continue next week
Author: 0 West Virginia teacher strike to continue next week

He added that he expects all 55 county superintendents to support the continued strike by canceling school Monday, as a number of county boards and superintendents have given support to the strike. Ted Cheatham, director of that agency, has said that because of medical inflation, about $50 million to $70 million would be needed annually to keep the program functioning as it now does.

World News Trump administration to announce new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump administration to announce new sanctions on North Korea

And frankly, hopefully something positive can happen. Beijing is now examining a Japanese report that a suspected Chinese vessel may have carried out a cargo transfer with a North Korean ship in violation of the UN Security Council's (UNSC) sanctions, Geng Shuang, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman, said.

World News Florida legislators reject motion on bill to ban assault rifles
Author: 0 Florida legislators reject motion on bill to ban assault rifles

Israel said that there was an armed police officer in the school at the time of last week's shooting. Asked what the deputy should have done, Israel replied, "Went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer ". Trump told reporters earlier on Friday that Peterson "certainly did a poor job" and was a "coward". "The governor's plan doesn't do one thing to ensure comprehensive criminal background checks or ban assault rifles, like the AR-15", Nelson said in a statement .

World News Rain expected to push Ohio River to highest level since '97
Author: 0 Rain expected to push Ohio River to highest level since '97

Michigan State Police say a 1-year-old girl has been found dead in standing water in her backyard. "We handled it well in '97, and we'll handle it well now", Bingham said. Normally, he said, the water is about three or four feet deep and easily manageable wearing hip-waders. We're facing backwater from the Green River and the Ohio River, and we could see headwater now, too.

World News Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll
Author: 0 Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll

The miscreants, sources said thrashed them and fired several rounds when the minister's brother and others tried to escape from the spot. According to VIMSAR Director Ashwini Pujahari, none of the four injured persons has sustained bullet injury and they are undergoing treatment.

World News Ice Hockey: USA's Rooney earns brief 'Secretary of Defense' title on Wikipedia
Author: 0 Ice Hockey: USA's Rooney earns brief 'Secretary of Defense' title on Wikipedia

Hillary Knight opened the scoring for United States of America but Haley Irwin and Marie-Philip Poulin put Canada ahead before Monique Lamoureux-Morando took the match into overtime in Pyeongchang . Mleczko went on to explain that it took her a long time to even appreciate her silver medal. "Every year, the silver medal winning team has tears in their eyes", Mleczko said.

World News Hertz cuts ties with NRA
Author: 0 Hertz cuts ties with NRA

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and killed at a CT school in 2012, sent letters to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc, Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google and Roku Inc on Friday, asking them to drop NRATV from their platforms.

World News UN Security Council weighs vote on 30-day Syria truce resolution
Author: 0 UN Security Council weighs vote on 30-day Syria truce resolution

Russian Federation is willing to consider a UN Security Council resolution for a 30-day truce so long as it leaves "out of any ceasefire the terrorist formations like Islamic State, Jabhat Al-Nusra (JaN) or other related ones that collaborate with them", Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in Belgrade on Thursday.

World News Catalan separatist Anna Gabriel flees Spain to seek exile in Geneva
Author: 0 Catalan separatist Anna Gabriel flees Spain to seek exile in Geneva

Gabriel's party, known by its Spanish acronym CUP, said Gabriel has traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to prepare her legal defense, raising doubts she would comply with the court summons. Gabriel denounced the situation in Catalonia, which has seen almost 900 people placed under investigation or indicted following the failed independence drive.

World News Police assigned to DeLand High after social media threat
Author: 0 Police assigned to DeLand High after social media threat

The student will not be allowed to attend school until the criminal investigation is complete. During the week, police responded to four separate incidents at Floyd C. "However the most productive course of action is to report any concerns to a trusted adult at school or to law enforcement to immediately address".