Florida Gov. Rick Scott mum on if he'll sign gun-control bill

The lawsuit asks a federal judge to bar the new law from taking effect, the AP reported. It would also create a so-called guardian program that would let school employees and many teachers carry handguns if they go through law enforcement training ... More..

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International Women's Day feels the effects of #TimesUp
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

International Women's Day feels the effects of #TimesUp

According to Onyema, the Exchange took steps to address the lack of female representation on our National Council by electing three eminent female members at the last AGM. Currently, International Women's Day...More..

USA to Impose New Steel, Aluminum Tariffs 'Very Quickly' - Treasury Secretary
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

USA to Impose New Steel, Aluminum Tariffs 'Very Quickly' - Treasury Secretary

They are projected to reach $59 billion by 2025. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded by noting in a phone call with Trump his "serious concerns" about the tariffs and noting that such measu...More..

Trump talks about violent video games with industry leaders
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Trump talks about violent video games with industry leaders

Just in case you didn't know about violent video games the White House helpfully uploaded a video. Trump demonstrated genuine concern about the problem, Bozell said, and asked many questions. "It's sh...More..

China accuses Donald Trump of damaging global trade
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

China accuses Donald Trump of damaging global trade

US Trade representative Robert Lighthizer will deal with countries seeking exemptions. Trump's decision caught Republicans off guard, shook up the stock market, and had many countries, including Uni...More..

by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Rafael (Ted) Cruz justifies mocking Robert (Beto) O'Rourke's name

The Texas primary results were closely watched around the country. Ted Cruz slayed the Texas Republican establishment in 2012 with his Senate win, took Washington by storm as its leading conservative flam...More..

Trump signs proclamations that impose tariff on steel, aluminium
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Trump signs proclamations that impose tariff on steel, aluminium

If a deal were made then there would be no tariffs imposed on them. Trump was flanked in the Roosevelt Room by workers from those metals industries, some with hard hats in hand, as he signed the documents. Un...More..

Democratic Senate Looking Like a Reach - Again
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Democratic Senate Looking Like a Reach - Again

In November that year, the Democrats running for statewide office were all beaten, just as they have been since 1994. A whopping eight are running in the seat being vacated by Orange County Republican Ed Royc...More..

Top South Korean officials Head to the US with Message to Trump
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Top South Korean officials Head to the US with Message to Trump

The meeting would be a first between a sitting United States president and a North Korean leader, offering a potential breakthrough in relations between the two adversaries. If Trump were able to pull off a mee...More..

Anthony Davis (ankle) officially ruled out for Pelicans on Friday evening
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Anthony Davis (ankle) officially ruled out for Pelicans on Friday evening

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says he is "optimistic" about Davis' prospects for returning Sunday afternoon against Utah. New Orleans was lights out from beyond the arc (11-26; 42.3 percent). While Holiday has...More..

US State Department Issues Travel Alert To Playa Del Carmen
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

US State Department Issues Travel Alert To Playa Del Carmen

The alert comes just before many Americans plan to flock to Playa del Carmen for spring break, which typically takes places from mid-March to mid-April. Olsen says 2017 was the country's deadliest year on recor...More..

After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury

In a series of freakish interviews Monday, Nunberg said he believed that Mueller's request was too burdensome. According to reports , Special counsel Robert S. He also said he believes the only reason he's bei...More..

Salisbury spy investigation: Army called in
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Salisbury spy investigation: Army called in

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the head of counter-terrorism policing, revealed on Wednesday that Sunday's incident in Salisbury, Wiltshire, was being treated as attempted murder and the pair had been "tar...More..

School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk

The release of the detailed timeline of law enforcement operations comes days after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered an investigation into the response to the deadly shooting at the Parkland school. Several ...More..

Obamas in Talks With Netflix for 'Inspirational' TV Series
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Obamas in Talks With Netflix for 'Inspirational' TV Series

People familiar with the Netflix discussions say that executives from Apple and Amazon have also expressed interest in courting the Obamas for content deals on their respective platforms. Following mold...More..

Veteran's Day Military Parade in Washington to Exclude Tanks
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Veteran's Day Military Parade in Washington to Exclude Tanks

In addition to military equipment, the parade will include pageantry, with veterans dressed in period uniforms. The memo also noted that the parade should honor veterans service organizations, including the ...More..

by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

European Union hopes that it can get U.S. tariff exemption

Brussels has already drawn up a hit list of flagship American products to target for countermeasures if its exports are affected by the tariffs including peanut butter, bourbon whiskey and orange juice. The EU...More..

Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Former student pleads guilty in drunk driving, manslaughter case from 2016

The auto Elliott was driving hit a vehicle driven by Bryan resident Kristian Nicole Guerrero - who was five months pregnant - head on near San Marcos. Fabian Guerrero-Moreno, right, was killed and his wife Kr...More..

France's Emanuel Macron Arrives In India, Gets PM Modi's Hug: 10 Points
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

France's Emanuel Macron Arrives In India, Gets PM Modi's Hug: 10 Points

Travelling with his wife Brigitte and delegation of businessmen and ministry officials, Macron will tour India from March 9 to March 12. Greater cooperation in the defence and space sector is also on the table....More..

Pakistan, India agree to exchange elderly and women prisoners
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Pakistan, India agree to exchange elderly and women prisoners

The Indian statement indicated that Islamabad's suggestion about the release and repatriation of children has been accepted by India. "The Foreign Minister, after consulting with all stakeholders, has approve...More..

Racist Florida Teacher Gets Only Suspension for Racial Slurs
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Racist Florida Teacher Gets Only Suspension for Racial Slurs

Duval County math teacher David Swinyar was suspended without pay from Kernan Middle School after the district found "credible evidence" that he had "engaged in inappropriate communication" with student...More..

A bill to slash retirement funds prompts teacher 'walk-ins' across Kentucky
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

A bill to slash retirement funds prompts teacher 'walk-ins' across Kentucky

The most controversial measure, and the part of the bill that saves the state the most money, would cut cost of living adjustments for teachers from 1.5 percent to 1 percent until the plan is 90 percent funded....More..

Idaho move on health plans is illegal
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Idaho move on health plans is illegal

They argued that CMS had numerous obligations - both under the ACA and under the Constitution - to prevent the state and any health insurers from so openly subverting Obamacare while it remains the law of the l...More..

by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Republicans in Congress, businesses brace for tariffs

Republicans on Capitol Hill reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he is going forward with new tariffs on steel and aluminum, arguing that the move will harm the economy and tha...More..

Ben Te'o promises England will bounce back against France in Six Nations
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Ben Te'o promises England will bounce back against France in Six Nations

Ireland now top the standings having won all three of their matches so far, and another victory against Scotland on Saturday would set up a showdown with fellow championship hopefuls England at Twickenha...More..

Hundreds of thousands without power in NJ following storm
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Hundreds of thousands without power in NJ following storm

The company positioned personnel and equipment ahead of the storm "to ensure that adequate resources are in place to restore power outages that might occur", it said in a press release . Thursday , The Asso...More..

Accused Parkland shooter sent texts moments before opening fire, attorney says
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Accused Parkland shooter sent texts moments before opening fire, attorney says

State lawmakers debated the bill for about eight hours on Wednesday before voting 67-50 in favour. During the March 14 demonstration, students plan on walking out of school at 10 a.m. New gun control measures...More..

Aid convoy delivers food in Ghouta despite bombardment
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Aid convoy delivers food in Ghouta despite bombardment

Taking advantage of the relative quiet, 13 trucks loaded with 2,400 food parcels entered Eastern Ghouta on Friday morning, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The military gains have caused wide-...More..

Steel exemption only a 'partial victory'
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Steel exemption only a 'partial victory'

According to the report, Australian Ambassador to Washington Joe Hockey, called Norman on behalf of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , to give Turnbull Trump's personal cell phone number. "While we h...More..

Mother Ripped Away from Children On The Street By Border Patrol
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Mother Ripped Away from Children On The Street By Border Patrol

Customs and Border Protection vehicle has sparked criticism of the way federal agents are enforcing immigration laws. "No more separation from families!" It is seeking to deport her for being in the country il...More..

Virginia advances in tournament play
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Virginia advances in tournament play

No. 1 Virginia vs. Wednesday noon victor (ESPN/ACC Network), noon. Instead, the ninth-seeded Cardinals (20-13) will sweat out Selection Sunday hoping for an at-large bid. The Cardinals will be looking for...More..

Records exemption approved for mass shooting, school shootings
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Records exemption approved for mass shooting, school shootings

Let's make these schools safe and once every school is safe in America, do what you have to with the gun laws". "Our founding fathers weren't talking about hunting, and they weren't talking about protecting t...More..

Saudi deal for Typhoon fighter jets moves step closer
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Saudi deal for Typhoon fighter jets moves step closer

This included talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and an audience with the Queen. That has provided a controversial backdrop to the warm diplomatic welcome for Prince Mohammed...More..

Not walking away, USA expresses willingness to address concerns of Pakistan
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Not walking away, USA expresses willingness to address concerns of Pakistan

Islamabad's counterinsurgency operations have had "some success in reducing violence" in Pakistan , a report by the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) stated. have been in troubled waters too - the biggest...More..

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli set to be sentenced for defrauding investors
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli set to be sentenced for defrauding investors

The self-promoting "Pharma Bro" vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been sentenced to prison for securities fraud. Shkreli himself has asked U.S. One thing to be said of Shkreli is that...More..