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World News Koreans wipe each other out in skating shocker
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Men's 1,000-meter champion Kjeld Nuis celebrates on the podium following Friday's race in Gangneung, South Korea . Kim was involved in a national scandal when she and another skater left their team pursuit teammate well behind in a qualifier earlier this week.

World News Assistant coach Dwayne Stephens linked to Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
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Dawkins was one of 10 men the FBI charged in an investigation that uncovered bribery, fraud, and corruption in college hoops back in September. "Trying to do a trade deal for (Spartans) Gary Harris, Miles Bridges , etc". Per Forde and Thamel, Dawkins' expense accounts show he provided Bridges' mother with "hundreds of dollars in advances". According to Dawkins' expense reports, Blossomgame, Sumner and Morris received impermissible benefits from him.

World News TrueCar to cut ties with NRA in wake of Florida school shooting
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Tom Rooney, a Republican from Florida. After Juniper and other banks declined NRA links in the early 2000s, First National Bank of Omaha agreed to begin selling the cards. "At Juniper, we had the chance to get the NRA affinity relationship, and we passed", Vague said. The airline previously advertised discounts of two to 10 percent for NRA members.

World News United Drops Discount For NRA Members
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A gunman wielding an AR-15 rifle killed 17 people and wounded at least 14 others, drawing anguished calls for a ban on assault weapons from students and families. -FedEx. The NRA Business Alliance says on its website that has "teamed up" with FedEx "to offer BIG savings" on the shipment giant's services. 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, AT&T, Amazon, Alphabet's Google and ...

World News White House agrees to release Schiff memo with redactions
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The 10-page report is a response to a memo released by majority Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee earlier this month that accused Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ officials of misleading the special court by declining to identify the political nature of the dossier's origins.

World News Trump hits N.Korea with tougher sanctions
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Trump then mocked the one-man protest, saying the media would exaggerate the number. Members of Team Trump packed the agenda at the four-day conference in National Harbor, Md . Rather than having armed guards stationed around schools, Trump said teachers, coaches and other staff who are adept with a gun are the best form of protection because they love their students.

World News Armed School Officer Remained Outside During Florida Massacre
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Florida's governor is proposing a three-point plan to prevent gun violence that includes banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. There's news trucks, caution tape and hundreds of flowers, signs and balloons outside the school. Students from California to Washington D.C.

World News Three more cases of banking fraud reported
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On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case against diamond jewellery exporter Dwarka Das Seth International for an alleged bank loan fraud to the tune of Rs 389.85 crore towards the Oriental Bank of Commerce. Sabhya Seth claimed they defaulted on repayments because their buyers didn't pay them. Reportedly, the firm availed various credit facilities from the OBC's GK-II branch since 2007 by getting Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs), foreign documentary bill purchase and ...

World News Watch Out! - Its The 'Beast From The East'!
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The Met Office said initial patchy cloud would soon disperse leading to a clear but cold day, with a brisk southeasterly wind, which produce a noticeable windchill. Sky News weather presenter Joanna Robinson warned that while spring should be approaching, winter was "far from over" for the UK. Met Office spokesman Alex Burkill said the extent of the chill will be comparable to March 2013, when SSW caused the second coldest March in more than 100 years.

World News Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing
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This Joint Press Corps photo shows Ivanka Trump , the US president's daughter, waving after arriving at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on February 23, 2018. The eight-member delegation from North Korea is expected to stay for three days. Officials in Washington said Trump "eagerly accepted" the opportunity to head to South Korea when her father suggested it.

World News PM Modi addresses ET Global Business Summit in New Delhi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government will take stringent action against financial irregularities and not tolerate loot of public money, breaking his silence more than a week after India's second largest bank PNBsaid it had been defrauded of over Rs 11,400 crore.

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L'amministrazione sta monitorando costantemente la situazione al fine di limitare eventuali disagi. Dalla mattinata di domani sono invece attese precipitazioni diffuse, localmente anche molto intense e accompagnate da fulmini e forti raffiche di vento , su Sicilia , Calabria , Lazio e settori occidentali di Abruzzo e Molise .

World News Florida Governor's School Safety Plan Announced
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US President Donald Trump on Friday cast doubt on the character of an armed deputy who failed to intervene during last week's school shooting in Florida , saying he froze or was a "coward". I have, unfortunately, had many opportunities since 9/11 to reflect on best practices for teaching students who may be traumatized by violence. "They've used them as ways to enact what they always like to do, which is a gun control agenda".

World News Percent Of Hollywood Women Say They've Been Harassed Or Assaulted
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One thing's for sure, though: Whether in a tony Hollywood studio, on isolated farm fields, or on Capitol Hill, in no way, shape, or form should sexual harassment continue to be defined as an " occupational hazard " for working women . "Like, I had a friend who was on an HBO show and the producers called her the night before she's supposed to start shooting and tell her that if she didn't do full frontal nudity (which they didn't state that they expected at her audition), they would demote ...

World News Broward County Sheriff: Resource officer failed to act during shooting
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Governor Scott also pledged to make it "virtually impossible for anyone who has mental health issues to use guns". "Anyone who wants guns in schools has no understanding of what goes on inside them - or worse, doesn't care", she said . - Enhanced criminal penalties should be created for threats to schools, including "social media threats of shootings or bombings". Convicted felons, fugitives and people with a record of drug addiction also are banned from owning guns.

World News 11 arrested for Kerala tribal youth's murder
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The post-mortem report of the youth, Madhu, showed that he was brutally beaten up and two of his ribs were broken in the attack. "Police would also explore the possibility of registering cases under the I.T Act against them for circulating his photo on social media", the IG said.

World News Orioles to wear branded caps to honor victims of Florida school shooting
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It also opposes many Democratic proposals to restrict gun ownership, including limits on the size of magazines or a ban on semiautomatic rifles of the sort Cruz used in his attack. But Scott said he would be working with state legislators to change that. The announcement comes the same morning that some staff members returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, nine days after the shooting.

World News Aruna Budda Reddy creates history by winning bronze at Gymnastics World Cup
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Following this, at the Commonwealth Games four year later, Dipa Karmakar won a bronze medal in women's vault becoming the first Indian female gymnast to win a medal. Karmakar contributed a great deal for the popularity of the sport in the country after she narrowly missed a bronze medal in her Olympic debut at Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

World News Bomb blasts injure 2 in Myanmar's Rakhine state
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The blasts took place near a court, a residential compound of secretary of township administration department, district land records department, as well as on Strand road, according to the agency. Recall that tensions in Rakhine increased from the time when it was launched large-scale military operation in Myanmar, which caused a massive influx of refugees into Bangladesh.

World News Russian mercenary boss 'spoke to Kremlin' before attacking U.S. allies in Syria
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The Russian Air Force has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria , a US Army official confirmed on Saturday. " Russia has deployed pretty much everything in its arsenal in Syria , whether they're prototypes or heavy strategic bombers in absurdly inefficient strike paths all around Western Europe and through the Mediterranean" to strike targets in Syria , Bronk said .

World News Sheriff's Deputies Didn't Enter Fla. School During Attack
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In a deadly massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida that resulted in the loss of at least 17 lives, new reports are surfacing that not just one Sheriff's deputy, but four deputies waited for minutes outside the school during Nikolas Cruz's rampage.

World News BJP leader's vehicle hits crowd in Bihar; 9 children killed, many injured
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Talking about the incident, local Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Muna Yadav citing witnesses said, "The Bolero driver was drunk and lost control over the vehicle and crushed the children badly". Following the incident, the injured children were admitted to the SKMC hospital for immediate treatment. Parents of the injured students gather outside the hospital in Bihar on Saturday.

Author: 0 Kaetlyn Osmond finishes third in Olympic Games women's singles skating

For me having a gold and a silver and being part of a really strong performance on the women's side, and Lindsey [Vonn]'s performance yesterday after having eight years since her last Olympics , is incredible. Reigning U.S. national champion finished ninth in her Olympic debut. Bronze: Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford , Canada - Inspired by the team victory, they rededicated themselves to chasing an individual medal.

World News Many mass murderers are Democrats, NY lawmaker says
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During an interview with Fred Dicker on his Talk 1300 Radio show "Focus on the State Capitol", Tenney and the host discussed calls for stricter gun control, the New York Times reported . Now this. This toxic rhetoric is shameful and a new low even for Ms. Tenney. "This is not the type of attention that we want in our area, when we have a mass shooting like this which is a tragedy to politicize it and to blame one side and make those comments is just disgusting in my opinion", Brindisi ...

World News Rubio considers raising age limit to buy AR-15s
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Moments before at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida , Rubio had argued with Democrat Congressman Ted Deutsch about access to assault rifles. Stoneman Douglas High School junior Sarah Chadwick tweeted this excellent burn of Marco Rubio , who after receiving $3 million from the National Rifle Association , stands firmly on the side of the guns over the children.

World News Virat Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after Newlands T20I
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In Twenty20 cricket, it is really important to start well in the first six overs. "We haven't played Junior Dala and Dale Paterson much earlier, but we have done well against them in this series so far", he said. We have one more game tomorrow. The top ten players are - 1) Glenn Maxwell of Australia, 2) Sunil Narine of West Indies, 3) Chris Morris of South Africa, 4) Kieron Pollard of West Indies, 5) David Warner of Australia, 6) Dwayne Bravo of West Indies, 7) AB de Villiers of South ...

World News 19 hurt after explosion rocks bus near former Sri Lanka garrison town
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A minor explosion and a fire destroyed the passenger bus travelling from Jaffna to Diyatalawa injuring 19 passengers this morning around 5.45 am while it was plying in the general area of Kahagolla, Diyatalawa. It was reported that the condition of two military personnel is serious. 12 of the injured persons were security forces personnel and the injured were admitted to Diyathalawa Hospital.

World News Russell Wilson Jokes About Winning World Series After Yankees Trade
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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Thursday that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will spend "multiple days" with the team in spring training, according to ESPN .com's Coley Harvey . We'll have some fun, baby. He'll dress up like a Yankees player, workout with them, but he'll just sit in the dugout during games and not play. Texas had claimed his rights in the Rule 5 Free Agent draft after Wilson had spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons playing in Class A leagues with the ...