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People District cancels classes at Senior High School Friday due to threat
Author: 0 District cancels classes at Senior High School Friday due to threat

The note was scribbled on a bathroom wall and mentioned Friday's date. "In this case, because we are unable to completely rule out any threat, we believe canceling classes Friday is the most appropriate course of action". Bremerton police later said the threat originated in New Mexico and a student was taken into custody. Licking Heights Central Middle School will be closed as Pataskala Police investigate a shooting threat made by a seventh-grader, the Dispatch reports.

People NRA's LaPierre: Why Are NBA Stars Better Protected than Our Children?
Author: 0 NRA's LaPierre: Why Are NBA Stars Better Protected than Our Children?

Trump is expected to hold a listening session Wednesday with high school students and teachers who have been affected by school shootings. He speaks at CPAC Friday. Trump repeated his support for tightening background checks for gun buyers, with an emphasis on mental health, and lifting the age limit to buy some kinds of guns.

People Water Rescues Reported as Rain, Melting Snow Flood Parts of Indiana
Author: 0 Water Rescues Reported as Rain, Melting Snow Flood Parts of Indiana

A local disaster emergency has been declared for South Bend by Mayor Pete Buttigieg after flooding along the St. Joseph River has caused damage to homes, businesses and bridges. Joseph River. No students were injured in either accident. State police said a 1-year-old girl was found dead Wednesday in standing water from rains and snowmelt in her backyard in central Michigan's Fairplain Township.

People Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday
Author: 0 Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday

North Korea has accused United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres of "picking a quarrel" with Pyongyang after he praised worldwide sanctions for putting pressure on the country over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The US has been imposing sanctions on North Korea on a regular basis over the a year ago in an attempt to put pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

People Militants disrupt talks on settlement in Eastern Ghouta, says Russia UN ambassador
Author: 0 Militants disrupt talks on settlement in Eastern Ghouta, says Russia UN ambassador

But Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the text was "absolutely unrealistic", adding that implementing a ceasefire was a "complex process" that "cannot be imposed by a Security Council resolution". The Russian military is again supporting Assad's forces as it did in the all-out assault on the rebel-held half of Syria's largest city, Aleppo, in late 2016, which drove the rebels from their enclave there.

People VP Mike Pence Released The National Space Council's Users Advisory Group List
Author: 0 VP Mike Pence Released The National Space Council's Users Advisory Group List

Vice President Mike Pence will lead the meeting, which is titled "Moon, Mars and Worlds Beyond: Winning the Next Frontier". A roster of representatives from the commercial space industry, astronauts, retired military officers and politicians will advise the National Space Council as the top-level government panel seeks to reshape USA space policy, regulations and exploration strategies.

People Sofia Goggia Beats Lindsey Vonn To Become Italy's First Female Downhill Champion
Author: 0 Sofia Goggia Beats Lindsey Vonn To Become Italy's First Female Downhill Champion

My body just probably can't take another four years, but I'm just proud. "It's incredible to be on the podium with two such awesome skiers", Gisin said. Her last World Cup slalom was in 2012 and she did not finish. In a pic of her at the starting gate she wrote "Tomorrow I will push out of the starting gate in what will most likely be my last Olympic Downhill race.

People I'm a disciple of Trump, says Marion Maréchal-Le Pen
Author: 0 I'm a disciple of Trump, says Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Le Pen addressed the criticism in her speech. More recently, Maréchal-Le Pen's aunt, Marine Le Pen, came in second in a bid as the National Front's candidate for the French presidency. On one hand you could claim that CPAC organizer Matt Schlapp can't be blamed for not knowing about all of these details, because apart from a subtitled speech on abortion that she tweeted out herself and a few rare interviews, you have to actually speak French to know what Marion believes.

People Taliban promise stout support for gas pipeline project
Author: 0 Taliban promise stout support for gas pipeline project

The head of state noted that the pipeline will become the most important link in modern Turkmen gas infrastructure that is being developed in accordance with the evergrowing demands of various spheres of the national economy and worldwide demand on energy supply.

Author: 0 Trump suggests teachers who carry guns could receive bonuses

Mr Trump also said he was open to looking at age limits , among other measures, and lamented the closure of many mental institutions that helped assess violent people. "It takes five to eight minutes for first responders". He later clarified that only "school resource officers" or trained teachers should be the ones carrying guns.

People Hear from local students on Wednesday's walkouts
Author: 0 Hear from local students on Wednesday's walkouts

Each student has a unique idea of what change may look like. "To let these victims' lives be taken without any change in return is an act of treason to our great country". "Some form of action needs to be definitively taken, and we're going to fight for that until we ensure that every school can be safe...and every kid, whether it be in Richmond or Florida or Columbine, can finally be in a school environment that they can know they won't be shot at", said Nardi, with a crowd of students ...

People Florida Shooting Survivors Stage Protest in Tallahassee
Author: 0 Florida Shooting Survivors Stage Protest in Tallahassee

Inside the capitol, students met with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and reminded them they will soon be old enough to vote. "We're not walking out to further a specific partisan agenda, or to miss class", Nathaniel Burke, one of the student organizers, explained during Washington High's morning announcements on Wednesday.

People South Africa hikes sales tax in 'tough' post-Zuma budget
Author: 0 South Africa hikes sales tax in 'tough' post-Zuma budget

President Cyril Ramaphosa took over last week from the scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma, raising hope for a turnaround in the economy that slid into recession in 2016 and has grown sluggishly since. "While we have made progress in addressing racial disparities ... we still have a long way to go", he said. Speaking about the redistribution of land in his country, Ramaphosa said that " in dealing with this complex matter " South Africa would not " make the mistakes that others have made ".

People 15-year-old makes history with figure skating gold
Author: 0 15-year-old makes history with figure skating gold

Following the short program, Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond , 22, was in third place. Zagitova and Medvedeva were in first and second place, respectively, after the women's short program, where they had the highest scores ever. Zagitova and Medvedeva share coaches Eteri Tutberidze and Sergei Dudakov, and also have a choreographer in common, Daniil Gleichengauz. With Friday's figure skating medals, the OAR now have one gold, five silver and eight bronze medals and are currently 15th in the ...

People Shooting survivors endure new assault
Author: 0 Shooting survivors endure new assault

YouTube's has unwittingly promoted conspiracy theory videos claiming that survivors of last week's Florida school shooting are " crisis actors ", raising further concerns about the platform's ability to prevent fake news and misinformation from spreading.

People Editorial February 20, 2018: Parkland and Gun Control
Author: 0 Editorial February 20, 2018: Parkland and Gun Control

Yet, when asked about gun control and a ban on assault weapons, Gov. Scott chose to point a finger and place blame squarely on the shoulders of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do not need a permit to carry a concealed rifle or shotgun. Their elders clearly can not address the issue of guns and gun violence reasonably, nor are they willing to turn their backs on, or close their purses to, one of the most powerful group of lobbyists in America.

People Arrest made in murder of USPS mail truck driver
Author: 0 Arrest made in murder of USPS mail truck driver

Police said they responded after 2 a.m.to shots being fired and found the 11-ton (10-metric ton) postal rig crashed into a guardrail on Interstate 30 outside of downtown Dallas . Monday night the U.S. Postal Service said it was offering up to a $50,000 reward regarding this case. Allegedly, after leaving the pool hall, the individual went inside Ferrell's vehicle, who drove erratically around the city, as if he was searching for something or someone.

People Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support
Author: 0 Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support

One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas' history teachers took the opportunity to challenge the pro-gun lobby on the oft-cited consitutional amendment: "I'd like you to define something for me, because I've wondered about it and I want to know: what's your definition of a well-regulated militia, as stated in the second amendment? ".

People Jeremy Corbyn warns press critics of 'change' in response to spy speculation
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn warns press critics of 'change' in response to spy speculation

However, Labour has insisted the allegations are a "ridiculous smear", while the Labour leader has warned newspaper owners that he will launch a crack down on their industry if he becomes Prime Minister. When Mr Corbyn asked Mrs May to spell out the Government's desired outcome from Brexit negotiations, the PM simply replied: "A bespoke economic partnership".

People Pakistan back on terrorism list
Author: 0 Pakistan back on terrorism list

Pakistan has been asked to submit intense financial scrutiny on terror financing. Exasperated with Pakistan's ways, the Trump administration, which has already frozen almost $2 billion in security aid to Islamabad until it takes decisive action against terrorist sanctuaries on its soil, is reportedly working on its otherwise close ally Saudi Arabia to change its stand vis-à-vis Pakistan.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in S. Korea, to meet with Moon

Ms Trump will have dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday night, South Korean media reported. A press official at the White House reportedly confirmed on Thursday that Ivanka has no plan to meet with the North's chief delegate, Kim Yong-chol, when asked by Radio Free Asia (RFA).

People Maldives warns India against interfering as ties fray
Author: 0 Maldives warns India against interfering as ties fray

One of Australia's leading academic experts on strategy and security in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region and others have said that ongoing political crisis in The Maldives could provoke an even larger crisis in the immediate future, possibly resulting in the involvement of both India and China.

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

Because the president is reportedly unhappy with his national security adviser and wants to "ease" him out of the White House, as opposed to outright firing him. Still, McMaster could have a tough time back in uniform full time. In his nomination hearings, McMaster needed a waiver from the Senate to continue on active duty in the White House post.

People US president backs
Author: 0 US president backs "arming teachers" in schools

A close-up photo reveals a list of responses or talking points to say to survivors and others who were impacted by the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland Florida . We give them a little bit of a bonus ". "We as a country failed our children..." "If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, they could very well end the attack very quickly", Trump said , suggesting that 20 percent of a school's teachers could be trained to carry concealed weapons .

People Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School Shooting
Author: 0 Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School Shooting

Emma Gonzalez , a survivor of the horrific shooting, criticized Trump at a gun control rally for accepting millions of dollars from the National Rifle Association (NRA). But Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, who has been a vocal advocate for stricter gun control, said she's writing legislation to make it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase a rifle.

People Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from UNICEF
Author: 0 Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from UNICEF

In a statement on Thursday he said: "With heavy heart, I am today tendering my resignation to Unicef as Deputy Executive Director". Meanwhile, Haiti has suspended Oxfam GB operations in the country, as it investigates claims of sexual misconduct by staff in the aftermath of the 2010 quake.

People NRA's Wayne LaPierre Says 'Schools Must Be The Most Hardened Targets'
Author: 0 NRA's Wayne LaPierre Says 'Schools Must Be The Most Hardened Targets'

Speaking to reporters Thursday at the state Capitol on unrelated transportation issues, Malloy said , "Don't be surprised that he has reopened the NRA emergency book to understand how you deflect a serious discussion about making Americans safer by limiting access to deadly weapons to people with mental illness ".

Author: 0 Pence slams North Korean leader's 'tyrannical' sister after near meet

It was led by President of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) Kim Yong Nam, who was accompanied by first vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Kim Yo Jong . It is the third time this year that Tokyo has reported a cargo transfer by a North Korean vessel in violation of United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's banned nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

People Texas district to suspend students protesting gun laws
Author: 0 Texas district to suspend students protesting gun laws

In the letter, Rhodes wrote: "Please be advised that the Needville ISD will not allow a student demonstration during school hours for any type of protest or awareness". Glenwood Springs High School students take part in a walkout and demonstration during their lunch break in front of the high school in support of the Parkland.

People Shiffrin claims silver after Vonn's fairytale ending misses its gate
Author: 0 Shiffrin claims silver after Vonn's fairytale ending misses its gate

Then it was postponed. "The most hard part of the day was to overcome myself and overcome the fear that always comes to you and creeps in if you have a crash". " Slalom is frustrating for me". None was forthcoming. Even so, as she also said, "I am enjoying every second of being here". She described the location as "right by the men's downhill start".

People White House Correspondents' Dinner 2018: Michelle Wolf to perform
Author: 0 White House Correspondents' Dinner 2018: Michelle Wolf to perform

Wolf, who recently inked a deal with Netflix for a weekly show, is a former contributor and writer for Comedy Central's " The Daily Show ". 'Our dinner honors the First Amendment and strong, independent journalism. Around the time of the financial collapse, she began improv classes and eventually found a job with flexible hours to throw herself into stand-up. This booking should make for a fun and topical show, though with that being said it feels as though the odds of Trump actually ...

People Police officer dies as fans clash before Europa League game
Author: 0 Police officer dies as fans clash before Europa League game

Another four people were also taken to the Basurto University hospital in Bilbao on a night of tension. Around 2,500 Russian fans were expected to travel to Spain for the game with Bilbao said to be enforcing the biggest security operation the city has ever seen in the build-up.

People Hundreds of Filipino workers leave Kuwait amid diplomatic row
Author: 0 Hundreds of Filipino workers leave Kuwait amid diplomatic row

It expects 2,000 more OFWs to be repatriated in the next few days after the Kuwaiti government made a decision to extend its amnesty program by two months. Many who returned were Filipinos who took Kuwait's amnesty programme for undocumented and overstaying workers. Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello III told a Senate hearing Wednesday that he has recalled three Filipino labour officers from Kuwait to face an investigation.