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People Florida Gov. Scott calls on Federal Bureau of Investigation director to resign
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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. Scott called the FBI's inaction concerning the tip "unnacceptable". (Scroll down to see the full statement ). But the agency said Friday that agents failed to investigate.

People School shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws
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More than 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night near the school, and at one point some began chanting, "No more gun!" Some went so far as to accuse President Trump of suffering from mental illness as they tried to understand why he would smile about something as devastating as the school shooting.

People Wind Chaos Injures 16 At Weather-Hit Pyeongchang Winter Games
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While Veith was one of the favorites, the 22-year-old Ledecka was a low-ranked competitor who was considered a better contender for a medal in snowboarding. "But I haven't come this far just to get that title". Firstly, the small toy is named Soohorang, a white tiger that represents the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang .

People Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"

The comments came Sunday after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country had shot down an Iranian drone in its airspace, and would "act if necessary" against Iran and its proxies, such as the Lebanese militia Hezbollah.

People Modi lays foundation stone for Navi Mumbai airport
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He performed the ground-breaking ceremony and the inauguration electronically in the presence of Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Ramdas Athawale and state ministers.

People Cool School Plunge Held Today
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Adam Cunico of Southern Illinois University Police, one of the organizers of the event. A student at Murray Middle School, he serves as an assistant coach for the Murray Rockets, a Special Olympics basketball team. The largest fundraising team was the Rockets, whose 20 members raised $11,169. Hagemann said the Yorkville event will have a few officers from the Batavia Police Department, as well as law enforcement personnel from across the area.

People These Brave Florida Shooting Survivors Are Calling For Gun Control
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Asked by reporters if he met with some of the recovering gunshot victims, Mr. Trump said , "I did indeed". His nationally televised address on Thursday made no mention of guns , or of previous mass shootings . Vice President Mike Pence says the Justice Department and other agencies are working to "study the intersection of mental health and criminality". Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old youth who killed 15 students and two staff members with an AR-15 automatic rifle in Florida, ...

People Moscow calls United States vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'
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Russian Federation was hell bent on wreaking all kinds of havoc on the 2016 presidential elections , which featured Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton . Three companies were also indicted . They allegedly used social-media names including Facebook group "Being Patriotic" and Twitter handle @March_for_Trump.

People Vonn struggles late, fails to medal in super-G
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She knew that mistake probably would be fatal to her medal hopes. "All the other girls didn't risk a lot". Soon thereafter, she shielded them once more , and when a press officer asked her to remove them in front of an worldwide media corps that was eager to brand her a "sensation", Ledecka demurred.

People European Union divided over Western Balkan enlargement
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The rest of this news item is available to subscribers. Serbia has rejected Kosovo's statehood, but is pressed by the West to compromise with ethnic Albanians on "good neighborly relations" or jeopardize Serbia's prospects of joining the EU.

People Never without my handbag, woman jumps on X-ray machine
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The security video shows her leaving the screen and then emerging from the device. The photos were reportedly from a security video captured on Sunday at the Dongguan Railway Station. Chinese media site Pearl Video , posted a video of the weird incident onto its Facebook page saying, "A woman climbed into security inspection machine with her handbag, to prevent theft".

People Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment

The prime minister described the project as "superfluous and separating". Premier Mateusz Morawiecki has said the dispute is mainly about "semantics" as Polish court reforms resemble those in western European Union states and seek to dismantle a system he says is marred by corrupt jurists appointed during communism.

People Trump's Gas Levy to Take Back 60% of Tax Cut for Individuals
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Proponents of this type of privatization insist that the government is less efficient and less competent than the private sector but somehow want us to believe that government officials are geniuses working for the public good when they evaluate and negotiate, say, a 75-year lease of a highway in Indiana.

People Fire hits sacred monastery in Tibet
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Chinese authorities in Tibet moved quickly to shut down news and images of the blaze circulating online, warning that anyone caught spreading news of the fire would be jailed, sources said. There were no casualties, Xinhua reported . The Jokhang monastery is more than 1,000 years old and is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Tibetans said damage to the cluster of buildings dating back almost 1400 years would be a harsh blow.

People Plane with 65 Passengers on Board Crashes in Central Iran
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Semirom lies in the mountainous southwestern region of Iran, around 480 kilometres (300 miles) south of the capital. Mr Tabatabai said the plane crashed into Mount Dena, which is about 440-metres (1,440-feet) tall. Reports say those on board were 60 passengers, two security guards, two flight attendants and the pilot and co-pilot. An official spokeswoman stated that an emergency helicopter is now being deployed to the region; due to the mountainous terrain of the area, it is not possible ...

People Mueller calls Trump's Russia bluff
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This week President Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was interviewed by Mr Mueller. " Russia started their anti-U.S. campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for President". Special Counsel Robert Mueller . The indictment said Russians adopted false online personas to push divisive messages; travelled to the U.S.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida shooting suspect

Cruz has fresh cuts on both his arms". "Mr. Cruz stated he plans to go out and buy a gun". Democrats in the US House of Representatives criticized the Republican leadership for refusing to take up legislation on tightening background checks for prospective gun buyers.

People Clumsy burglar accidentally knocks down his partner in failed robbery
Author: 0 Clumsy burglar accidentally knocks down his partner in failed robbery

His accomplice chunks his brick, hitting him squarely in the head and knocking him out cold. Unfortunately, his aim is not true and instead he hits his friend in the head. Several burglaries are reported across the world every year and there have also been portrayals of robberies in pop culture. The two only made off with coins, a phone charger and a stethoscope.

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