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LCS superintendent optimistic about Rick Scott's school safety plan LCS superintendent optimistic about Rick Scott's school safety plan
- February 26, 2018

The measures Scott announced Friday fall short of what survivors of the shooting have advocated . "We don't care about gun control right now, that's a big issue in the country and you are not going to get everyone together... "I want our teachers to teach". In a statement Wednesday, the group's leaders said the carriage of firearms on school campuses should be limited "to highly professional law enforcement personnel". (more...)
United Kingdom police declare 'major incident' after Leicester blast United Kingdom police declare 'major incident' after Leicester blast
- February 26, 2018

Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road have been closed please avoid the area '. Another local said: 'Hearing there has been a gas explosion around the Hinckley Road area of #Leicester hope everyone is ok'. "There has been a major incident on Hinckley Road, Leicester". Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said a two-floor building suffered a "pancake collapse", and said it was unknown if anyone was injured or trapped inside. (more...)
Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea
- February 26, 2018

South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, was joined by the Blue House national security adviser, Chung Eui-yong, and the director of South Korea's National Intelligence Service, Suh Hoon, the president's office said. A North Korean general blamed for killing 46 South Korean seamen is attending the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Earlier, about 100 conservative South Korean lawmakers and activists staged a sit-in near the border with North Korea , to protest Kim's ... (more...)
British police responding to 'major incident' in city of Leicester British police responding to 'major incident' in city of Leicester
- February 25, 2018

An explosion levelled a building in the city of Leicester in central England, Sunday, in what local authorities have called a "major incident". All the emergency services are in attendance. The Daily Mail reports the explosion occurred in a Londis convenience store with a bus stop in front of it . The cause of the incident is not yet known, although locals have speculated that it could be a gas explosion. (more...)
Emergency center open for flooding in Meigs County Emergency center open for flooding in Meigs County
- February 25, 2018

Light rains Saturday seemed to be just the start of expected heavy rains overnight into today, which is keeping emergency agencies on alert for flooding. "There's potential that we could see, especially between midnight and 3 a.m., is when they're projecting the heaviest rain, anywhere in the county". Local streams and rivers overflowing their banks have caused road closings throughout central and southern Ohio. (more...)
One By One, Companies Cut Ties With NRA One By One, Companies Cut Ties With NRA
- February 25, 2018

Chubb Ltd said it would stop underwriting a NRA-branded insurance policy for gun owners that covers legal costs in self-defence shootings. Both airlines will end their discount programs for members of the NRA . Chubb said in a statement that it "provided notice of our intent to discontinue participation in the NRA Carry Guard insurance program" three months ago. (more...)
American tourist arrested on suspicion of beheading Japanese woman American tourist arrested on suspicion of beheading Japanese woman
- February 25, 2018

The police believe the head, found in a suitcase, belongs to a 27-year-old woman from Sanda, Hyogo Prefecture. Japanese police are questioning a USA man in custody after a decapitated head was found in an Osaka apartment he was renting, local media reported on February 25. (more...)
Ancient necropolis uncovered in Egypt containing over 1000 statues Ancient necropolis uncovered in Egypt containing over 1000 statues
- February 25, 2018

One tomb includes more than 1,000 statues and four well preserved alabaster jars created to hold the mummified internal organs of their owner. Mr Waziri said: "They are in a very good state of conservation". Earlier this month, a 4,400-year-old tomb was discovered near the famed Giza Pyramids south of Cairo. Several other discoveries have been celebrated in the past couple of months. (more...)
Met Éireann issue Weather Advisory for Louth ahead of Met Éireann issue Weather Advisory for Louth ahead of "exceptionally cold weather"
- February 25, 2018

Brace yourselves! The weather in Tipperary is about to take a cold turn with Met Eireann issuing a Status Yellow cold weather warning for a full week! Winds sweeping across Siberia from the North Pole will bring sub-zero temperatures and biting winds. (more...)
Quetta Gladiators restrict Lahore Qalandars to 119-9 Quetta Gladiators restrict Lahore Qalandars to 119-9
- February 25, 2018

Initially, Irfan Jr must have felt fairly comfortable with his timing and connection he had made but it quickly became evident he had ended up getting more height than distance. Nawaz revealed his thought process during that incredible spell. Shahid Afridi is an unbelievable all round talent who's been so good for Pakistan throughout his career. (more...)
Controversial Polish Holocaust law frozen at current stage Controversial Polish Holocaust law frozen at current stage
- February 25, 2018

The bill has been wildly criticized by Israel and the USA for Poland attempting to 'rewrite history'. Together with Israel, the Polish team will try to find a mutually acceptable amendment of the text of the law. Violators of the law, whether Polish citizens or foreigners, are subject to fines or imprisonment of up to three years. A report Sunday morning walked back claims on Motzoei Shabbos that Poland was suspending its law on Holocaust-era defamation. (more...)
UhuRuto proud after Dickson Chumba reigns supreme at Tokyo Marathon UhuRuto proud after Dickson Chumba reigns supreme at Tokyo Marathon
- February 25, 2018

The prize was given based on a project by the Japan Industrial Track and Field Association aimed at bolstering athletes in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by rewarding a runner who sets a new Japanese record. Kipruto (2:06:33) and Kipketer (2:06:47) took third and fourth, while Inoue ran a brilliant race behind him for fifth in 2:06:57 - a PR by 1:25 and #4 on the all-time Japanese list. (more...)
Penn State softball drops final game of the Green and Gold Classic Penn State softball drops final game of the Green and Gold Classic
- February 25, 2018

Tip-off in Lincoln is set for 5:15 p.m. ET and will air live on the Big Ten Network. Even though Penn State rallied to tie the game at one the James Madison was too much for the Lions, defeating them 4-1 and Penn State is now 1-10 this season. (more...)
Pedirán Pedirán "aborto legal, seguro y gratuito" a través de diferentes actividades
- February 25, 2018

La convocatoria pactada a las 18 horas ya había superado las expectativas minutos antes de que comenzara. "Son once años de cajoneo en el Congreso ", indicó. Sin embargo, el feminismo viene dando una dura pelea en la sociedad en la que cada año el movimiento de mujeres es más inmenso y las generaciones más jóvenes se van sumando a un movimiento diverso en edad y en sectores sociales . (more...)
Federal Govt delegation arrives Yobe over missing schoolgirls Federal Govt delegation arrives Yobe over missing schoolgirls
- February 25, 2018

There is confusion over the number missing after Monday's attack, with estimates ranging from around 50 to more than 100. The fate of the girls is not yet known, though many fear they have abducted as brides for the Boko Haram extremists, who in 2014 kidnapped 276 girls from a boarding school in Chibok and forced them to marry their captors. (more...)
Comcast Corp (CMCSA) Holder Calamos Advisors LLC Has Decreased Its Stake
- February 25, 2018

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 659,163 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $25,654,000 after acquiring an additional 16,809 shares in the last quarter. Polaris Greystone Fincl Grp Llc invested 0.4% in Apple Inc. United Fire owns 0.05% invested in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on April, 26. (more...)
Friedrich's German ease to four-man gold Friedrich's German ease to four-man gold
- February 25, 2018

Germany also won Pyeongchang 2018 gold in the two-man event as Friedrich and Thorsten Margis shared the top of the podium with Canada's Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz. Won and Walther celebrated with each other afterward as well. "Normally I don't like to share anything but the Koreans were too good". They are so strong. (more...)
Labour Brexit chief says party wants new customs union with EU Labour Brexit chief says party wants new customs union with EU
- February 25, 2018

In a letter to the Observer newspaper, more than 80 senior figures in the party called on Corbyn to commit to remaining in the EU's single market. But Labour also remains divided over Brexit. Mr Fox said the Government wanted to sign new worldwide trade deals during the transition period that could be implemented afterwards, with work underway in partnership with 21 countries. (more...)
Norway breaks U.S. record of most medals won at Winter Olympics Norway breaks U.S. record of most medals won at Winter Olympics
- February 25, 2018

Going up against a highly-favored, stacked Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team, Germany has nothing to lose. The first week was significantly overshadowed by the visit of Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Turkey starts efforts to extradite Syrian Kurd leader arrested in Prague Turkey starts efforts to extradite Syrian Kurd leader arrested in Prague
- February 25, 2018

Turkey has started efforts to have Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim extradited to Ankara, the Turkish justice ministry said on Sunday, after the main Kurdish-led coalition party said Muslim had been arrested in Prague. On Jan. 20, Turkey announced the military operation meant to drive out the YPG, its Women's Protection Units (YPJ), and the ruling party Democratic Union Party (PYD) from Afrin. (more...)

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