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U.S. wins first Olympic gold medal in women's cross-country skiing U.S. wins first Olympic gold medal in women's cross-country skiing
- February 23, 2018

The 37-year-old previously took gold in the women's 4×5-kilometer relay, silver in the 15-kilometer skiathlon and bronze in the 10-kilometer freestyle at Pyeongchang. Norway's Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo won the men's title by 1.71sec ahead of the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, with France finishing third. (more...)
'I'm Pissed,' Dad Of School Shooting Victim Meadow Pollack Tells Trump
- February 23, 2018

The live feed can be seen below. Trump also addressed the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla., that killed 17 students and faculty last week, saying he plans to hold a meeting with students, local leaders and law enforcement. (more...)
Watch President Trump Hold Listening Session With Victims of School Shootings Watch President Trump Hold Listening Session With Victims of School Shootings
- February 23, 2018

How is it that easy to buy this type of weapon? Paloma Mallan, 16, said she was angry that it was students who had to take actions instead of adults. She added that Trump "doesn't support use of those accessories". "We were greatly moved by their strength, their resilience - and we are heart-broken for the families whose loved ones were so cruelly torn from them forever", Trump said. (more...)
Teachers Carrying Concealed Guns Could Prevent Future Attacks Teachers Carrying Concealed Guns Could Prevent Future Attacks
- February 23, 2018

According to the Federal Reserve, the long-term growth rate of the USA economy is around 1.8 per cent, due to aging population and slower growth of productivity. Mark Barden, whose son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in CT, said his wife, Jackie, a teacher, "will tell you that school teachers have more than enough responsibilities right now than to have to have the awesome responsibility of lethal force to take a life". (more...)
Husband charged with murder in Calera mom's death Husband charged with murder in Calera mom's death
- February 23, 2018

AL.com reported that Jeff West, at the time of the gruesome discovery, asked what was going on and showed little emotion when told his wife had died. Jeff West is reportedly in custody at the Shelby County Jail. The chief said they received their final piece of evidence from the state forensic department on Tuesday and handed over their findings to the district attorney. (more...)
Trump Renews Call for Arming Select, Trained Teachers to Deter 'Sicko' Shooters Trump Renews Call for Arming Select, Trained Teachers to Deter 'Sicko' Shooters
- February 23, 2018

Asked whether he'd provide federal funding for the armed teachers program, he said he would be opening to considering such funding for training. "If we don't have offensive measures within these schools, you're just kidding yourselves folks", Trump said . (more...)
Cinemark Begins New Bag and Package Policy Cinemark Begins New Bag and Package Policy
- February 23, 2018

A new bag policy is kicking off on Thursday at all Cinemark movie theaters nationwide. Nearly five years ago, A Cinemark-owned theater in Aurora, Colorado, became the site of a horrific attack that killed 12 and injured 70 more. "It has been way too long, it is definitely time to start making some changes", Hindman said. However "we aren't going to dig through your bags", Braun said. (more...)
Virginia House passes state budget bill Virginia House passes state budget bill
- February 23, 2018

So far, House leaders have struggled more with getting its own members on board, even though the GOP members control the chamber and the makeup of all the House committees. Virginia estimates that almost 400,000 low-income adults who don't qualify for other types of public health assistance would be newly eligible for Medicaid if it were to be expanded. (more...)
Heavy rain moving in today; watch for street flooding — FIRST ALERT FORECAST Heavy rain moving in today; watch for street flooding — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
- February 23, 2018

A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued 3PM this afternoon until 10AM tomorrow. Actually driving conditions could become slick area-wide should the rain change over to a significant amount of sleet/freezing rain/wet snow elsewhere. (more...)
Gov't Starts Negotiations to Keep GM in Korea Gov't Starts Negotiations to Keep GM in Korea
- February 23, 2018

GM revealed last week it would shut its plant in the city of Gunsan, located in southwest South Korea, by May and decide the future of the remaining three plants in the nation within weeks. Kim said the automaker should play "a responsible role" in normalizing its South Korean operations and should come up with a sustainable development plan. (more...)
Minneapolis man accused of torturing mentally disabled daughters Minneapolis man accused of torturing mentally disabled daughters
- February 23, 2018

The women are considered vulnerable adults and are now 21 years old. The twins' mother is also mentally handicapped, according to the landlord who rented Curry the house, who described the mother as "really nice". The other twin daughter was found at a Minneapolis homeless shelter. In October, she gave birth to a child, and investigators said the DNA results pointed to Curry being the father. (more...)
Westport, Fall River residents dead in Upstate NY crash Westport, Fall River residents dead in Upstate NY crash
- February 23, 2018

Troopers said the vehicle rolled over in the roadway. According to police, passengers Maria Braga, 81, of Fall River, David Botelho, 73, of Westport, and Isabel Botelho, 72, of Westport, were pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
Fourth victim in Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies Fourth victim in Grand Canyon helicopter crash dies
- February 23, 2018

The victims were identified as Scott Booth, who was the pilot, 42, Ellie Milward, 29, and Jennifer Barham, 39. Friends of Jon Udall, 32, said he had succumbed to his injuries after going on the trip with his wife Ellie Milward. The National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report doesn't say what caused the February 10 crash, but aviation expert Jerry Kidrick said the report's description of the helicopter's movements as recounted by witnesses indicates its tail rotor wasn't working ... (more...)
Navy base at Bangor resumes normal operations after bomb threat Navy base at Bangor resumes normal operations after bomb threat
- February 23, 2018

According to their post, the incident began at 9 a.m. when a black SUV attempted to enter the naval base. The driver was apprehended and is in Kitsap County Sheriff custody. "The size of the package in the vehicle was estimated to potentially have a large blast radius", Washington State Patrol Lt. People near Trident gate and within a 3,200-foot perimeter of the base were asked to take safety precautions. (more...)
South Florida Eye Doctor Gets 17 Years for Medicare Fraud South Florida Eye Doctor Gets 17 Years for Medicare Fraud
- February 23, 2018

Melgen was convicted on 67 charges related to defrauding the government program in April 2017, but his sentencing was delayed due to the corruption trial against Menendez last fall. Menendez's defense argued that the senator was simply good friends with Melgen and the gifts and flights he received were part of their years-long friendship. (more...)
ABC flooded with 25000 complaints after Joy Behar mocks Mike Pence's Christianity ABC flooded with 25000 complaints after Joy Behar mocks Mike Pence's Christianity
- February 23, 2018

Speaking to "Fox & Friends" co-host Ainsley Earhardt from the Texas-Mexico border on Friday, the Vice President said the comment showed how out of touch Behar was with the American people. Brent Bozell, founder of the Media Research Center published an open letter to ABC calling the comments "unacceptable". "These characterizations of the Vice President's faith are insulting not just to him, but to all Christians". (more...)
More Threats Against Schools Since Florida Massacre
- February 23, 2018

Though some turned out to be hoaxes, they prompted lockdowns and led classes to be canceled as a precaution. "Of the 81 threats and incidents that have occurred in Florida this school year, 29 have happened in January and the first half of February alone". (more...)
Hecla Mining (HL) Stake Increased by KBC Group NV
- February 23, 2018

It dropped, as 23 investors sold HL shares while 53 reduced holdings. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 34,608 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $177,000 after purchasing an additional 1,643 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
WoodTrust Financial Corp Acquires New Holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)
- February 23, 2018

The stock increased 1.28% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $106.53. About 1.97 million shares traded. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has risen 51.30% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Police officer saves life of child who fell from balcony Police officer saves life of child who fell from balcony
- February 23, 2018

Fortunately, the officer was on regular patrol a bank at street level. Police officers caught a five-year-old boy as he fell from the third-floor balcony of a building in Assiut, Egypt, on Saturday, February 17, according to Egypt's interior ministry . (more...)

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