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Companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA gains steam

Companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA gains steam

The NRA is the gun-rights group that lobbies against firearm regulations nationwide. Multiple auto rental companies, including National vehicle Rental, Enterprise and Alamo, announced this week th...

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White House Reacts To Release Of Democratic Memo - And It Isn't Pretty

White House Reacts To Release Of Democratic Memo - And It Isn't Pretty

The memo defends the FBI's obtaining of warrants to conduct temporary surveillance of Carter Page , an associate of President Donald Trump's election campaign, whom the Democrats say "the Federal Bur...

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Students walk out of Rock Island High School

Students walk out of Rock Island High School

In a letter to families, the principal of Bethesda-Chevy Chase said Wednesday was scheduled as a normal school day and that attendance will be taken in each class. "It will be done safely - only dep...

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Russian Federation probe: Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty

Russian Federation probe: Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty

A court filing shows Gates has agreed to plea to charges accusing him of conspiring against the US government related to fraud and unregistered foreign lobbying as well as lying to federal authorities...

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Archaeologists may have just found Prophet Isaiah's 'signature' on an artifact

Archaeologists may have just found Prophet Isaiah's 'signature' on an artifact

The evidence itself comes in the form of a small piece of clay (an impression left by a seal), a mere 0.4 inches long, which appears to bear the inscription "Isaiah the prophet". Dr. Eilat Mazar, who ...

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Florida Governor's School Safety Plan Announced

Florida Governor's School Safety Plan Announced

The age 21 or over requirement for gun purchases would allow those younger to have a weapon - a provision created to still allow for younger hunters and sport-shooters. "I think you need to have indiv...

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21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases — International Red Cross

21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases — International Red Cross

The revelations come as the aid sector has been hit by numerous allegations of sex abuse and exploitation by workers. I must also accept that this is a moment of deep humility for us, as we endeavou...

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Broward County Sheriff's office investigating other deputies' actions during school shooting

Broward County Sheriff's office investigating other deputies' actions during school shooting

On Friday, Sheriff Scott Israel told the South Florida Sun Sentinel his office is investigating the new claims from Coral Springs Police officers. Israel said two other deputies were placed on...

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Advice for frail and elderly in cold weather

Advice for frail and elderly in cold weather

Between 5-10cm of snow is due to hit the United Kingdom on Monday before spreading to nearly the entire country by Wednesday, with the exception of Wales, the Outer Hebrides, and parts of the South We...

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Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing

In her remarks, Trump said she was in South Korea to celebrate the Olympics and to reaffirm the US commitment to a "maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized". M...

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Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Stake Lowered by Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC

Sankaty Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Travelport Worldwide Ltd (TVPT) by 99.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fjarde Ap-Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund b...

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A serial robber meets his match in a mom-and-daughter team

A serial robber meets his match in a mom-and-daughter team

Despite being shot, Lee is able to fight with the women, attempting to get the gun from one of them. The suspect remains in critical condition at the hospital. He lunges at her and the pair become l...

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United Kingdom violating rights of women in North on abortion access, says UN

United Kingdom violating rights of women in North on abortion access, says UN

The report added: "The Committee assesses the gravity of the violations in Northern Ireland in light of the suffering experienced by women and girls who carry pregnancies to full term against their wi...

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Stock performance Watch: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)

Putting the focus on shares of Oil Search Ltd (PNG) (OSH.AX), we have noted that the SuperTrend indicator is now above the stock price. About 21.13 million shares traded or 11.33% up from the average....

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Donald Trump to hold 'listening session' with students after Florida school shooting

Donald Trump to hold 'listening session' with students after Florida school shooting

Cruz, 19, is now charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Cruz allegedly killed 17 students and staff members and injured more than a dozen others Wednesday in an attack on Marjory Stonema...

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Trump Calls Deputy a 'Coward' for Not Engaging Florida Shooter

Trump Calls Deputy a 'Coward' for Not Engaging Florida Shooter

When asked by a reporter what Peterson should have done, Israel said the deputy should have "went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer". "We will also provide sheriff's departments the auth...

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Emma Chambers Dead - 'Notting Hill' Actress Dies at 53

Emma Chambers Dead - 'Notting Hill' Actress Dies at 53

A statement from her agency said the actress died from natural causes, adding: Emma created a wealth of characters and an vast body of work. While she may be best known for her loveable comic timi...

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Kerala Adivasi man's death: 16 arrested, booked for muder

Kerala Adivasi man's death: 16 arrested, booked for muder

Madhu was beaten to death by a group of persons for allegedly stealing food articles from some shops in the forest-fringe Agali town. Earlier, reports of the tribal man's death sent shockwaves acros...

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Add another item to Trump's list of frustrations: his bald spot

Add another item to Trump's list of frustrations: his bald spot

Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveils plans Friday in Tallahassee to raise the legal age for purchasing a gun in his state from 18 to 21. "I don't want to get into that battle". Turning to this year's elect...

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Strong to severe storms possible both Saturday and Sunday

Strong to severe storms possible both Saturday and Sunday

The good news is that the National Weather Service thinks that the storms will be slowly weakening as they move into Alabama. A low risk of severe weather will be in place for areas along and north ...

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Rain likely to persist through Saturday in east Oklahoma

Rain likely to persist through Saturday in east Oklahoma

Rain is in the forecast through the weekend. An inch of rain will be possible during this time alone. Winter Weather Advisories and Flood Alerts are in effect from Texas to MI to Pennsylvania. "Thos...

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Florida governor calls for police officer in every…

Florida governor calls for police officer in every…

Kai Koerber, a student at Stoneman Douglas who was there the day of the shooting, called the plan "a step in the right direction". "I think that's the easy way out and I'm not surprised he took it b...

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SC rejects petitions on age limit, students told to approach HC

SC rejects petitions on age limit, students told to approach HC

The ruling implies that the general category candidates older than 25 years, and those from the reserved category above 30 will not be able to appear in NEET entrance test this year. The students ta...

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Aruna Budda Reddy creates history, clinches bronze in women's vault

Aruna Budda Reddy creates history, clinches bronze in women's vault

She scored an average of 13.649 for two vaults. The 2018 Gymnastics World Cup is now being held in Melbourne . Dipa Karmakar , who finished fourth in the 2016 Rio Olympics in women's vault event...

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Norway's 'PyeongChangnam Style' parody even more proof of Winter Olympics domination

The U.S.is 9th in the list of medal bonuses by amount, according to moneyunder30 . Heading into the final 48 hours of action, the United States had 21. The U.S. squad even managed to hold off Italy...

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Newly Wednesday man killed and wife critically injured as wedding gifts explodes

Newly Wednesday man killed and wife critically injured as wedding gifts explodes

Soumya's father, a college teacher, was away in Delhi when the incident occurred. His grandmother Jemamani also lost her life. According to reports by Odishatv.in, the injured were taken to Patnagar...

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WaPo: Indicted Russian Contacted Assad Before Attack on US Troops

WaPo: Indicted Russian Contacted Assad Before Attack on US Troops

Russian Federation first deployed forces and aircraft to Syria in 2015, changing the dynamic as US and coalition troops began their air campaign against ISIS. He was in close touch with Kremlin an...

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Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding vehicle

Muzaffarpur: 9 children crushed to death by a speeding vehicle

The driver of the SUV, however, fled from the scene after abandoning the vehicle. According to eyewitnesses, the children were going home after their school got over when the accident took place. Th...

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Companies distance themselves from NRA

Companies distance themselves from NRA

In a statement Friday, insurer Chubb said it told the NRA three months ago that it would "discontinue participation in the NRA Carry Guard insurance program under the terms of our contract". Still, G...

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The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

The Germans, largely written off before the tournament began, upset Sweden in the quarter-finals then shocked Canada 4-3 in the semis to reach the gold-medal game. Then there are the novice and junior...

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Charges dropped against NY hunter who shot neighbor

Rosemary Billquist , a hospital worker and hospice volunteer, was shot November 22 while walking her dogs in a field behind her home. Foley had an issue with how the prosecutor instructed grand jury...

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India will be aggressive — Suresh Raina

India will be aggressive — Suresh Raina

India and South Africa will battle it out in the series-deciding third and final Twenty20 global at the Newlands Stadium here February 23. India had lost the Test series 1-2 but came back well ...

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Russia's concerns on UNSC Syria resolution 'realistic'

Russia's concerns on UNSC Syria resolution 'realistic'

After hours of negotiations, Kuwait's UN Ambassador Mansour Ayyad al-Otaibi announced on Friday that the UNSC had delayed a vote on the truce to 1700 GMT Saturday. The U.N. draft resolution demands th...

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18-year-old Dalit girl burnt to death in Unnao

18-year-old Dalit girl burnt to death in Unnao

According to reports, she received 100 percent burnt injuries. "Later they poured petrol over her and burnt her to death", the victim's mother, a resident of Sathni Balakheda village in Barasagwar are...

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South Korea welcomes new USA sanctions on North Korea

South Korea welcomes new USA sanctions on North Korea

She was chatting with members of the delegation including South Korea First Lady Kim Jung-suk, while watching from the box. In Pyeongchang on Saturday morning, Ivanka Trump watched snowboarders go o...

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Manatee County schools ban backpacks on Friday

Manatee County schools ban backpacks on Friday

Nonetheless, following the February 14 Parkland, Florida, tragedy in which 17 were killed by a gunman at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School, local districts are taking another look at what they can ...

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Norcross students walk out of class in latest protest against gun violence

Norcross students walk out of class in latest protest against gun violence

School district officials said all demonstrations this week have been peaceful. Police say they investigated threats February 15 that ultimately led them to bring additional officers to the Madiso...

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Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC

Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC

On the other hand, the Nokia 6 (2018 ) features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1080×1920 and a pixel density of 403ppi. The leak shows us a phone, believed to be the Nokia ...

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Gov. Rauner drinks

Gov. Rauner drinks "diversity" milk

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner participated in a questionable display of diversity and celebration of Black History Month Wednesday when he slugged down a tall glass of chocolate milk. He pointed o...

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Has Marco Rubio, Political Invertebrate, Finally Grown a Spine?

Has Marco Rubio, Political Invertebrate, Finally Grown a Spine?

In one moment, he maintained his composure while explaining his refusal to back an assault weapons ban while face-to-face with the grieving father of a teenager killed in last week's shooting. One o...

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