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World News Grandmother Reports Grandson For School Shooting Plot
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O'Connor attended Kamiak High School a year ago before transferring to ACES Alternative School this fall. "I need to make this count", he wrote. Catherine Katsel-O'Connor called 911 on Tuesday after reading her grandson Joshua Alexander O'Connor's journal the night before, finding disturbing entries that appeared to see the teen planning a school shooting.

World News India to bowl in final one-day worldwide against Proteas
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Ind vs SA Live Cricket: The 6th and the final One Day International cricket match between India and South Africa will be played today at Centurion, South Africa . This is the lowest ever bowling average for a visiting bowler in a bilateral ODI series in South Africa . 33 - The number of runs MS Dhoni needs to complete 10,000 ODI Runs and become the 4th Indian to achieve the milestone.

World News Pakistan court hands down four death sentences in child murder case
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Imran Ali , 24, was today sentenced to death on four counts by an anti-terrorism court. Under Pakistani law, crimes that are considered to have spread terror in society can be charged as acts of terrorism. Advocate Mehar Shakeel Multani, the private counsel for the suspect, had withdrawn his power of attorney after the suspect made confession before the trial court.

World News Florida Shooting Suspect Took Part in Training Program That Received NRA Grant
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Lauderdale Federal Courthouse before reading the president's February 15 Twitter post that stressed people should've reported "bad and erratic behavior" to authorities. Funeral services are being scheduled for victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The agency said the information from the caller should have been "assessed as a potential threat to life" and should have been forwarded to its Miami field office, "where appropriate investigative steps ...

World News Bullet-riddled vehicle in rollover crash on Hwy 401
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OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt speaks to media at a crash scene on Hwy. Police were called to the scene at around 4:15 a.m. where they found a auto on its side, covered in bullet holes. The eastbound lanes were closed at Winston Churchill for most of Saturday afternoon before reopening just before 4 p.m. Officers from the Port Credit detachment, forensic identification unit, highway safety division crime unit and traffic support were on scene assisting with the investigation.

World News Russians, USA bounce back before Olympic hockey showdown
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Ryan Donato , Troy Terry and Jordan Greenway are still in college. "The first game was big for me just to get a couple shifts and realize that I belong here", Terry explained. "Against US, we just worked hard and played as team and it was enough, but here the players were a lot more skilled", he said. They could continue to have a big impact against the Russians, four years after these two countries met in an epic showdown that culminated in an eight-round shootout won by T.J.

World News Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair
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Without attributing judgment to anyone, it's just got to end. 'The minister can be the most eligible bachelor or young woman in the country and be absolutely free in terms of who they can have relations with - but if they're a minister in my government they cannot have sexual relations with their staff, ' Mr Turnbull said, according to the publication.

World News President Trump to visit families of Florida massacre victims
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President Trump is accompanied by trauma surgeon Dr. Igor Nichiporenko and his wife Melania Trump during a visit to the victims of the Parkland school shooting , at the Broward Health North medical center in Pompano Beach, Florida. He added that the young victims were in "really great shape" considering what they have been through. Alhadeff cried out. Later in her speech , she demanded action.

World News Kodaira takes silver, Takagi bronze
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Ter Mors raced the distance to win the gold in 1 minute 13.56 seconds beating the previous Olympic record of 1 minute 13.83 seconds set by USA speed skater Chris Witty at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. "I'm very pleased with this medal", said Kodaira. "We still have room to improve and we can challenge them". "Johan de Wit, the Dutch trainer working with Japan who has draw a large part of the credit for the team's marked improvement over the past few years, said his skaters ...

World News North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power
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After the South Korean government approved conditions for the largest ever North Korean delegation in the country, the International Olympic Committee quickly followed suit. Without specifying any preconditions, he expressed a positive attitude toward direct talks with North Korea. Small groups of South Koreans attempted more chaotic, improvised versions of the North Koreans' meticulously choreographed cheering routines - efforts that would occasionally dissolve into giggles.

World News In the Churches, 2-17-18
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Lassen Ave.: Mass; 5 p.m. Rev. R. Francis Stevenson. St. James Baptist Church: Christian Home Life Revival will be held February 25-28 at the church, 608 Dr. Tuesday at Panera Bread in Bentonville, and "What We Pray", a look at traditional Jewish prayer and liturgy, meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 13 at Panera Bread.

World News UKIP Leader Henry Bolton Has Just Been Ousted By Party Members
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Of the almost 1,400 people who took part in the vote at the party's emergency meeting in Birmingham, 63 percent wanted Bolton to leave the position he only took up in September. "I think it's going to be hard to unite the party, what we have effectively had today is a rejection of a new draft constitution, a reorganisation and indeed a new way of doing politics", he said.

World News History created! Australia defeated New Zealand by chasing the highest T20 score
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But after the T20I slogathon at Eden Park , where Australia set a world record for easily chasing down New Zealand's massive target of 244, someone needs to get out the tape measure. On the other hand, another opening batsman Colin Munro's brilliant knock of 76 runs in 33 balls by hitting 6 sixes and 6 fours made New Zealand team 243 runs in 20 overs by losing 6 wickets.

World News US hockey outmatched by Russians
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With the loss, U.S. is forced to play Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Qualification round where they will try and win their way to the quarterfinals. By bouncing back after that opening-game loss, the Russian squad won Group B with a total of six points and earned an automatic bye into the quarterfinal round.

World News Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, May tells EU
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The Prime Minister, speaking alongside the German leader following talks in Berlin, said she wanted a "bold and ambitious partnership", but it was not a "one-way street" as European Union firms also stood to benefit. Brexit supporters have long argued against any continued jurisdiction of the European court of justice, arguing that it would mean Britain had surrendered its sovereignty by accepting the rulings of a higher court.

World News Men's Hockey: two surprises in the opening
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The Americans, who play the Russians on Saturday, took a 1-0 lead 17:44 into the game on a goal by KHL Helsinki Jokerit forward Brian O'Neill, who assisted on Greenway's goal 12:57 into the second period for a 2-0 lead. Oshie won it in the shootout. 'We have a lot of young players. "We scored the first goal then our goalie made some great saves". The U.S. rarely generated the kind of quality scoring chances against Vasily Koshechkin that the Russians did around Zapolski, who played all ...

World News Magnitude 7.2 quake jolts southeastern Mexico
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In the case of this magnitude 7.2 Mexico quake, while the epicenter is firmly within the parametric trigger zone and at 24 kilometres deep it meets the depth parameter easily, it looks like it is not a high enough magnitude to trigger the notes at this specific location.

World News Ex-leader Patrick Brown expelled from Ontario PC caucus
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Raison stressed he was not speaking on behalf of the riding association, but as an individual, because he is a supporter of another leadership candidate, Caroline Mulroney . On Tuesday, the timeline of one of the women's allegations, first reported by CTV News on January 24, was changed. Elections Ontario has listed him as one of five candidates vying for the party's top post months ahead of a June provincial election.

World News Moon Won't Discuss Possible Summit With NKorea's Kim
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Since the Korean War entered a stalemate in 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been divided, with Kim's family ruling the North and turning it into one of the most isolated and repressive regimes in the history of mankind. The rest of the world has certainly taken note of North Korea's presence in Pyeongchang. When you look at the Olympic truce, it's about bringing countries together during a time of peace and friendly competition.

World News Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters
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Department of Justice believes there were thirteen of them", Zakharova wrote. Meanwhile, RIA news agency cited the Russian presidential envoy as saying there is no evidence behind the USA indictments and said Moscow has given multiple explanations on what Washington called " Russian meddling efforts ".

World News Reynders: Future of all Western Balkan countries is in EU
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The rest of this news item is available to subscribers. "The modernisation of transport infrastructure is one of the EBRD's key priorities in the Western Balkans, helping to improve trade routes within the region, build well-integrated economies and develop stronger cross-border cooperation as well as improve people's lives in Kosovo by offering better connectivity with the region and wider Europe", Charlotte Ruhe, EBRD Managing Director, Central and South-Eastern Europe, said in the ...

World News Melissa Falkowski Hid 19 Students in Closet During Shooting
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But a parent of one of Viswanathan's students told The Sun Sentinel that she did everything she could to make sure that her classroom remained safe. An Indian-American teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during a shooting rampage at Florida High School that left 17 people dead.

World News May: 'Ideology' must not impede Brexit security deal
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While the government has made leaving the EU single market and current customs union a core part of its Brexit strategy, that focus has detracted from a debate over a new agreement in which the United Kingdom could ultimately remain a part of some form of customs union with the EU, the report said.

World News West Brom players apologise for 'incident' during club trip to Spain
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Yet within hours, four senior players - in West Brom's own words - were completely disregarding a curfew imposed by their manager. Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. They eventually returned it to their hotel and we got a call from the receptionist saying they had parked outside the hotel. "As much as you want information and stuff, I think the club is clear it wants to investigate it properly, and I think that's right, and we just ...

World News Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders
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The president and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMeghan McCain: Melania is "my favorite Trump, by far" White House announces 140th annual Easter Egg Roll Listen: Tumbling stocks wipe out market gains this year MORE later visited the sheriff's office in Parkland, Fla ., which responded to the shooting on Wednesday.

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Fourteen victims were taken to area hospitals, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Of the injured, three are in critical condition, according to Dr. Runcie said it's a very dark day for the district. The FBI sets up a website for students and others who were inside the school to upload videos and photos of the shooting.

World News Japanese women notch 1st Olympic victory 4-1 over Korea
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Hanae Kubo and Shoko Ono scored for the Japanese, but Randi Griffin stole the spotlight with the first goal in Korean Olympic hockey history. The squad's formation initially triggered a serious backlash in South Korea , with a dozen North Korean athletes being added to South Korea's 23-person team.

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American audiences were captivated when Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, attended the Opening Ceremony alongside South Korean president Moon Jae-in, the country's most dovish president in more than a decade when it comes to relations with the North.

World News Rain ending tonight, drier weather in store Sunday
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This developing system will deliver rain showers Saturday , along with more strong winds. Some setbacks Wednesday and Thursday , as temps fall to the 40s - but still well above average for this time of year. A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain or drizzle after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Shower chances likely linger into Tuesday .

World News Pope reactivates Vatican panel on child sex abuse
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Francis tasked Archbishop Charles Scicluna with the fact-finding mission into Bishop Juan Barros after he came under blistering criticism in Chile for defending Barros and calling the victims' cover-up accusations against him slander. "But there is not one single piece of evidence". Cruz and two others have said Barros witnessed the abuse Karadima inflicted on them and ignored it.

World News Trump responds to indictment of 13 Russians:
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Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics . "According to the indictment , the Americans did not know that they were communicating with Russians ". Investigators say that after the election , American citizens were unwittingly duped into participating in rallies that were set up by the Russians .