Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying rifles

Rubio took the brunt of the audience anger for his pro-gun stance and even got reamed by Douglas high junior Cameron Kasky , who asked him repeatedly to pledge that he wouldn't take money from the NRA , which he refused to do. "So we'll have to get... More..

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by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump's running commentary on Russian Federation probe

President Donald Trump began his Wednesday by continuing his days-long Twitter rant centered on the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, this time questioning why Attorney General Jeff Sessions was...More..

White House denies being weak on Russian Federation, says more sanctions to come
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

White House denies being weak on Russian Federation, says more sanctions to come

Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? Carter noted Obama took his harshest actions only after the 2016 election was well concluded, and just before Trump took office. On Tuesday , President Trump twee...More..

Flooding possible this week in Denton County
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Flooding possible this week in Denton County

While the North Branch of the Chicago River was not expected to rise beyond flood stage, the National Weather Service was continuing a flood advisory for the river through Wednesday evening. It's the ice on t...More..

Is supervisory system adequate? Govt, RBI in talks after PNB fraud
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Is supervisory system adequate? Govt, RBI in talks after PNB fraud

The CBI has arrested a dozen officials from Punjab National Bank (PNB) and employees linked to the high-profile jeweller since PNB announced last week it had detected fraud of almost US$1.8 billion (S$2.4 b...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump Orders Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

He vowed to take steps to improve background checks for gun buyers. A Florida school shooting victim's father thanked the White House on Wednesday for holding a listening session with victims and th...More..

US Embassy In Montenegro Attacked With Two Bomb Explosions, 1 Attacker Dead
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

US Embassy In Montenegro Attacked With Two Bomb Explosions, 1 Attacker Dead

The embassy said in its statement to " avoid the embassy until further notice ". The U.S. Embassy in Montenegro was hit by a grenade-wielding suicide attacker late Wednesday, causing the facility to tell ...More..

Canadians among 25 injured in Mexico ferry explosion
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Canadians among 25 injured in Mexico ferry explosion

Emergency services took 14 people to the hospital to be treated for their injuries, but no fatalities were reported, the mayor said, adding "tourists and residents.at the beach close to the site of the accident...More..

Florida House refuses to debate guns, but declares porn unsafe
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Florida House refuses to debate guns, but declares porn unsafe

Tuesday's session opened with state Representative Kionne McGhee asking for a procedural change to allow the House to consider the bill banning assault weapons, which was assigned to three committees but had no...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump Attacks Sessions, Obama over Russian Election Interference

Last month, the White House decided against implementing the sanctions and instead published a list of already known Russian oligarchs. Trump - in his haste to instruct the Justice Department to target his ...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ivanka Trump to attend Olympics Closing Ceremony with USA delegation

Trump will watch some of the Olympic competition on Saturday and Sunday in Pyeongchang, the official said. Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean top leader Kim Jong Un, also delivered a letter of Ki...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump attacks Obama over Russian election meddling

He said: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation?" The president also took a swipe at his attorney general , Jeff Sessions , initially misspelling his name. The site conservativefighters said that Dana...More..

Flash flood warning issued
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Flash flood warning issued

The National Weather Service says the river crested Tuesday evening at 55.3 feet (16.9 meters) in the Cincinnati region, 3 feet above flood stage. A Flood Watch is in effect for most of in until 7am. "While...More..

Republicans Mount Legal Challenges To Pennsylvania's New Congressional Map
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Republicans Mount Legal Challenges To Pennsylvania's New Congressional Map

He wrote, "Your Original was correct! Don't let the Dems take elections away from you so that they can raise taxes & waste money!" Keep in mind that a three-judge federal court panel in the Agre case upheld t...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

North Korea cancelled secret talks with Mike Pence

Pence's office has since said that the cancellation of the meeting was an indication of the success of the Vice President's effort to combat North Korea's plan to use the Winter Games for propaganda purposes. B...More..

Malaysia falls seven spots to 62 in 2017 global graft index
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Malaysia falls seven spots to 62 in 2017 global graft index

In the 2016 rankings released last year Latvia was in the 44th place in the Anti-Corruption Index, in the 2017 rankings this year it was in joint 40th place along with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and just ...More..

Students Stage Walkouts To Remember, Protest After Florida School Shooting
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Students Stage Walkouts To Remember, Protest After Florida School Shooting

The Clooneys say they're donating the money in the names of their 8-month-old twins. The students in NY and other states will echo their demands and others during the planned walkouts. The young adults were s...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lindsey Vonn earns bronze in downhill, Italy's Sofia Goggia takes gold

Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second, nine hundredths of a second behind Goggia. The downhill is typically one of the premier events on the Olympic slate, and this year's was shaping up to be especial...More..

Peru bus crash kills at least 35
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Peru bus crash kills at least 35

Peruvian radio, RPP, updated the death count from 30 to 35 then to 44, while another 34 people were injured. Authorities have seen a passenger list that reveals that 45 people had signed up to be in the bus. ...More..

Abbas meets UN Secretary General to discuss peace process, UNRWA
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Abbas meets UN Secretary General to discuss peace process, UNRWA

Nonetheless, Haley explained that the US was determined to push forward with the peace process. The U.S. delegation, led by Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Trump's son-in-law Jared Kus...More..

Maui Beaches Named to TripAdvisor's 2018 Best in US Awards
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Maui Beaches Named to TripAdvisor's 2018 Best in US Awards

Some 355 beaches made the big list in destinations as far flung as Brazil, Indonesia and Spain. Grace Bay in the Turks and Caicos topped the TripAdvisor list of the best beaches in the world. The bay also b...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Facebook to use postcards in anti-election meddling effort

Unless Putin is put on notice now, USA voters can expect similar attempts by the Russians to influence the outcome of the midterm elections later this year. A more appropriate response: Congress should pursue...More..

Mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain return late Wednesday night
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain return late Wednesday night

A low temperature of 26 degrees is forecast for Centralia on Wednesday night. One to two inches of snow and ice are expected to accumulate. Thursday's high temperature is expected to be 38 degrees. There is ano...More..

by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

What would Trump's bump-stock ban look like?

US President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate, although reporters have not seen him since Friday when he visited injured victims of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high sc...More..

Donald Trump orders ban on Las Vegas-style bump stock gun modifications
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Donald Trump orders ban on Las Vegas-style bump stock gun modifications

Yet, no legislation was passed. The weapon used in the Florida school shooting was an AR-15 - this weapon has been present in numerous mass shootings in the USA in the past few decades. "Accordingly, we f...More..

United States intel agencies declare SE Asian leaders 'regional threats'
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

United States intel agencies declare SE Asian leaders 'regional threats'

This is very true especially in the case of the US. "The Philippines still wants to be friends with the US but with declarations such as this, it is very hard to be friendly with the United States". The Pre...More..

Trump orders ban on 'bump stock' gun modifications
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump orders ban on 'bump stock' gun modifications

Seeking to show action days after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Mr Trump spoke during a White House ceremony recognising bravery by the country's public safety officers. What are bump stocks:...More..

North Korea cancelled meeting with Pence at the Olympics, says White House
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

North Korea cancelled meeting with Pence at the Olympics, says White House

The two sides were scheduled to meet the Saturday after the opening ceremony , but North Korea changed its mind at the last minute, presumably because North Korea was displeased with Pence's efforts to "tarn...More..

Trump mysteriously threatened Russian Federation
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trump mysteriously threatened Russian Federation

President Trump called out Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the entire Department of Justice (DOJ) for failing to investigate Obama and his administration role in the Russian election meddling scandal via ...More..

Marit Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Marit Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

A team of Russians took silver while the French won bronze . "Give me a bit of time here", she told reporters gathering around her, "I haven't managed to take this in yet". It mined the young Klæbo's third ...More..

Ariana Grande cancels Manchester tribute
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ariana Grande cancels Manchester tribute

Liam Gallagher , 45, delivered one of the most stirring performances of his career at the 2018 BRIT Awards on February 21 in honor of those who died in the Manchester attack past year. It's a ideal choice. ...More..

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices

The move was in response to the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida , which has sparked renewed calls from many for more restrictions on gun ownership in the US. But there's a wrinkle in Trump's di...More..

Florida Lawmakers Reject Bill to Ban Assault Weapons
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Florida Lawmakers Reject Bill to Ban Assault Weapons

With signs that read , "Blood on your hands NRA ", and "Love your KIDS not your GUNS", the student protesters are ringing alarm bells loud and clear: It's time for gun reform , today, in the United Stat...More..

Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Wednesday, Feb
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Wednesday, Feb

Ryan Donato, son of 1992 U.S. Olympic hockey player Ted Donato, has been on fire this Olympics scoring Team USA's first and last goal in the last game. This is my last [Olympic] downhill. "I love what I do, b...More..

Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Support National Guard Members Attending College
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Support National Guard Members Attending College

The focus this week was ensuring we were passing as many good pieces of legislation as possible, something we excelled at with 19 bills being heard on the Senate floor. Gov. Holcomb has said he will sign it i...More..