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Orono schools are on lockdown following threats made over social media Orono schools are on lockdown following threats made over social media
- February 21, 2018

Officials say all students are now safe, and it's a new threat that's being investigated. Orono public schools are on lockdown Wednesday after a threat of gun violence at the school was posted on social media, police said. Orono Public Schools said on Twitter that there is a threat, but no intruder, and that the threat is specific to one school in the district. Students at the Discovery Center have been dismissed. (more...)
Cameroon stop Nigeria from qualifying for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 Women's World Cup Cameroon stop Nigeria from qualifying for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 Women's World Cup
- February 22, 2018

Their opponents are the Les Jeunes Lionnes of Cameroon and the venue is the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. "It's now left to us to do what is needed and come out with something better in this return leg". Though the Flamingos tried hard by forcing the Cameroon Ladies to a 1-1 draw in Sunday's second leg tie, it was not enough for them to get the World Cup ticket as they were edged out on the away goals' rule. (more...)
Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform
- February 21, 2018

So here's the time we're going to talk about gun control: March 24th we have the March for Our Lives , which you can find at marchforourlives.com , and expect to see use a lot. "The politicians sit on their hands as our children and their teachers are murdered in their schools", Diane Ravitch, the group's president, and Carol Burris, its executive director, said in an online post . (more...)
Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors
- February 21, 2018

After rants on Twitter about the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Russia , Trump then made a decision to mention something about the shootings . As reported by The Hollywood Reporter , a lot of celebrities as well expressed their disappointment in the president, stating that his tweet is a blatant display of forwarding his own personal interests by taking advantage of a tragic situation. (more...)
Korea scrapped talks with Pence 'at last minute', US says Korea scrapped talks with Pence 'at last minute', US says
- February 21, 2018

According to the Post, citing White House officials, President Donald Trump and Pence had agreed beforehand that the goal of any meeting would not be to open any negotiations with Kim's regime, but to deliver the administration's tough stance against North Korea face-to-face. (more...)
Hockey tradition changes at Winter Olympics after James Wisniewski's dad contracts norovirus Hockey tradition changes at Winter Olympics after James Wisniewski's dad contracts norovirus
- February 21, 2018

Donato got his second goal of the game, and now leads all USA scorers, late in the third period on a power-play, firing a wrist shot that beat Laco just inside the near post to complete the scoring. Zapolski is among the best goaltenders in the Kontinental Hockey League but conceded "maybe things weren't going the way I had hoped the first few games" when he allowed a few soft goals. (more...)
Parkland students: We are trying to succeed where the adults have failed Parkland students: We are trying to succeed where the adults have failed
- February 21, 2018

While the shooter was still raging around the school with an assault weapon, one student, an aspiring journalist, decided he would spend what could have been his last moments documenting his classmates' fear. Meanwhile, Trump has directed the Justice Department to review the regulation of bump stocks like those used in the deadly Las Vegas shooting. (more...)
John Oliver roasts 'hypocritical' Barnaby Joyce over affair with former staffer John Oliver roasts 'hypocritical' Barnaby Joyce over affair with former staffer
- February 21, 2018

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce must leave his position, according to majority of voters. When the Nationals leader threatened to euthanise Johnny Depp's pet dogs Pistol and Boo when he snuck them into Australia in breach of strict quarantine laws, Oliver said: "I've got to say that's pretty ballsy". (more...)
India has been an important global market for us: Donald Trump Junior India has been an important global market for us: Donald Trump Junior
- February 21, 2018

Atul Chordia, Chairman, Panchshil Realty said, "Our experience working with the Trump Organization has been one of great satisfaction". Trump Jr., who along with his brother Eric now runs the Trump Organization, told Indian television channel CNBC-TV18 on Tuesday that when critics talk about them "profiteering from the presidency and all this nonsense" they forget about "the opportunity cost of the deals that we were not able to do". (more...)
Twitter roasts Trump after he berates 'Jeff Session' Twitter roasts Trump after he berates 'Jeff Session'
- February 21, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called-out ABC News' Jonathan Karl during her daily press briefing Tuesday; reminding the reporter that "everybody wants to blame Trump " for Russian interference but it actually occurred "under the Obama administration". (more...)
Lindsey Vonn visibly frustrated after not medaling in Super-G Lindsey Vonn visibly frustrated after not medaling in Super-G
- February 21, 2018

She just raced her damn heart out & Trump supporters gloat/cheer/celebrate her inability to medal. Vonn was 0.47 seconds off Goggia's pace. Vonn , 33, is now the oldest woman to win an Alpine skiing medal. Usually I'm pretty chaotic (but) I focused on all the tiny things I had to perform to do my downhill. I moved like a Samurai. "And I want to give back, I want to see the next generation of ski racers raise the level of our sport". (more...)
America snubbed as North Korea cancelled planned meeting with VP Pence
- February 21, 2018

The encounter would have been the first scheduled between senior officials from the Trump administration and Pyongyang, which are in a standoff over the North's development of nuclear weapons capable of hitting the United States. North Korea's ruling family may soon be welcoming a new member, according to sources in Seoul . Pence's office, acknowledging the scrapped meeting on Tuesday, said North Korea had "dangled a meeting" in hopes that doing so would entice the vice-president to ease up ... (more...)
North Korea hacker group expands scope to include Japan, Vietnam targets: FireEye North Korea hacker group expands scope to include Japan, Vietnam targets: FireEye
- February 21, 2018

South Korea is reportedly preparing a lavish reception for Ivanka Trump's visit late February 2018, the kind that would usually be reserved for a first lady or head of state . It drew little attention as it discreetly spied on South Korea's government , military, defense and media sectors. But, they have started targeting major companies in key industries, such as electronics, aerospace, healthcare, chemicals, automotive, and manufacturing. (more...)
Claudio Ranieri: I'll Quit Nantes If Offered Italy Job Claudio Ranieri: I'll Quit Nantes If Offered Italy Job
- February 21, 2018

Italy have been in search of a new manager since sacking Gian Piero Ventura back in November after the Azzuri failed to qualify for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation - for the first time since 1958. And Ranieri has once again thrown his hand up to fill the void within the national team, despite only joining Ligue 1 outfit Nantes this season. Nantes would not stand in Claudio Ranieri's way should he be offered the chance to manage Italy , according to club president ... (more...)
Van swept into Grand River; 3-year-old boy missing Van swept into Grand River; 3-year-old boy missing
- February 21, 2018

The female driver of the auto managed to escape uninjured, police said. A woman was taken to hospital as a safety precaution after the vehicle she was in left the road into the Grand River west of Orangeville, but there are reports of a child missing from the vehicle. (more...)
Magnetic Maharashtra summit to kick off from tomorrow Magnetic Maharashtra summit to kick off from tomorrow
- February 21, 2018

Some of the big investments include an agreement between the Italian sports auto major Lamborghini and Kinetic to manufacture e-cars, and the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council's Rs 14,000-crore investment to develop a gems & jewellery park near Mumbai , Fadnavis said. (more...)
What is 'petro'? 10 things to know about Venezuela's new official cryptocurrency What is 'petro'? 10 things to know about Venezuela's new official cryptocurrency
- February 21, 2018

However, the president's statement has not been backed up with evidence, suggesting that he is simply trying to drum up business by making the Petro look like a must-have investment whilst the opportunity remains. The token's price will be based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan oil from the previous day, according to the website . The petro will go public next month. (more...)
Top Bahraini activist jailed for Yemen war criticism Top Bahraini activist jailed for Yemen war criticism
- February 21, 2018

In July, Rajab was sentenced to two years on charges of spreading false information during interviews he gave to regional television channels, in which Rajab discussed the country's internal situation in 2015 and 2016. "Instead of rewarding Nabeel Rajab for his courageous and commendable exposure of human rights abuses and advocacy for peace, the authorities have chosen to punish the messenger". (more...)
Devin McCourty | Pats knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't start Devin McCourty | Pats knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't start
- February 21, 2018

The guy played 98 percent of the plays", said McCourty, referencing the amount of defensive snaps Butler played during the season. We also go through the rumor that Beckham could join the Patriots in free agency next offseason. "That's really all I can say about it". "To me, the worst part was to see all that (anonymous) stuff come out after". The Pro Bowl corner said he was with his family during the week and after the game he told Mike Reiss of ESPN the team "gave up" on him. (more...)
Iranian President Concludes Visit to India Iranian President Concludes Visit to India
- February 21, 2018

The port, which was inaugurated in December, has been touted as a way for India to establish trade routes that bypass its rival Pakistan. "It reflects that both the sides wish to foster bilateral financial support and connectivity, to increase partnership in the field of energy, and to strengthen our centuries-long cultural relations", Prime Minister Modi said in the joint statement with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani , here, reports ANI. (more...)

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