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People Some Vegas students walk out in gun-debate protest
Author: 0 Some Vegas students walk out in gun-debate protest

At noon Wednesday, students in Aurora, Oswego, St. Charles and Batavia walked out of class, seeking to remember those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on February 14 and to advocate for changes to gun laws. The Houston Chronicle reports that the Needville ISD superintendent sent a letter to families and published on schools' social media Tuesday saying students would face a three-day, out-of-school suspension if they joined in growing protests nationwide over last ...

People Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida Shooting
Author: 0 Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida Shooting

School threats are becoming a daily occurrence. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, who heads the nation's largest sheriff's department, says there is a "need to take every potential threat seriously". "I think police and school authorities are trying to send a very clear message; we're not going to tolerate using social media to send threats to schools or fellow students", said criminal defense attorney Jack Crawford.

People The three gun control myths that are killing American kids
Author: 0 The three gun control myths that are killing American kids

If the objective of the Second Amendment was for citizens to be able to protect itself from government, then should it not logically follow that they should all be permitted to own a tank, a fighter jet and a nuclear weapon? Many people see the American gun control debate as a helpless stalemate dominated by the intransigence of the National Rifle Association ( NRA ).

People Arrest made in murder of USPS mail truck driver
Author: 0 Arrest made in murder of USPS mail truck driver

Mosby was driving a postal truck on I-30, near downtown, about 2:10 a.m. February 19 when he was shot. The driver, 58-year-old Tony Mosby, was dead from an apparent gunshot wound and slumped over in the cab. The four left together. Authorities say two witnesses came forward Wednesday. The two said that Ferrell had texted them to try to persuade them not to say anything about the shooting.

People Late-Night Hosts Tease Marco Rubio for Performance at CNN's Town Hall
Author: 0 Late-Night Hosts Tease Marco Rubio for Performance at CNN's Town Hall

The speech at CPAC was LaPierre's first public remarks since the shooting on February 14, where 14 students and three teachers were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . At Wednesday's town hall , she confronted NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch . In the days after the massacre , the surviving classmates have rallied legislators for tougher firearms regulations, hoping this most recent school shooting will be the one to finally spark a movement for gun control .

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony

While Trump told waiting reporters in Seoul she was looking forward to cheering on US Olympians at the Games, analysts said her chief task will be shoring up diplomatic relations with South Korea. -North Korea talks during the dinner with Ivanka Trump and other members of a US delegation. An official described Ivanka Trump as well suited to lead the delegation because of her experience on the world stage, and because she is "something of a winter sports enthusiast".

People Egyptian cop catches 5-year-old who fell from the third floor
Author: 0 Egyptian cop catches 5-year-old who fell from the third floor

They look up and apparently see the child dangling from the balcony before rushing to catch him as he falls. Geed than catches the boy and lightly falls to the ground. A few seconds later, the boy, identified by CBS News as Ammar Motaz Abd El-Salam, lands into the arms of Kameel Fathy Geed, 45. "I was surprised when they came up and said a child fell from this apartment", the mother told Dream TV.

People Trump denies supporting armed teachers, says guns for 'adept' ones
Author: 0 Trump denies supporting armed teachers, says guns for 'adept' ones

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to speak at 2 p.m. ET. Mark Barden, whose son was killed at Sandy Hook, and whose wife continues to work as a schoolteacher in the Bronx, told Trump "schoolteachers have enough responsibility", and noted that several school shooters had suicidal tendencies and would not fear the prospect of being shot by a teacher.

People HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions
Author: 0 HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions

He spoke after Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed indictments against 13 Russians for conspiring to influence the election, partly to favor Trump over Hillary Clinton. This is not the first time McMaster has faced speculation that his job may be in jeopardy and sources with knowledge of McMaster's standing in the White House have repeatedly said that he has been on thin ice for months.

People German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars
Author: 0 German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars

The German federal court will today rule on an appeal by the states of Baden-Wurttemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia over the legality of a diesel auto ban in their respective capitals. A small group of protesters from Greenpeace gathered outside the Leipzig court, with images of lungs painted on their chests and holding up signs reading "Clean Air Now".

Author: 0 North delegation to attend Olympic closing ceremony, meet with Moon

This content is restricted to site members. The South Koreans were challenging for the lead with China when Lim crashed, taking down the nation's hopes with him and dulling the raucous atmosphere at Gangneung Ice Arena. A confidential report from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the U.N. Security Council, dated September 8, 2016, obtained by The Associated Press, is a stark list of the ways South Sudan's government has obstructed the U.N.

People Florida school shooting: NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch grilled by students
Author: 0 Florida school shooting: NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch grilled by students

LaPierre railed against "the shameful politicization" of the recent mass shooting at a Florida high school by "a poisonous movement" that seeks to exploit gun violence for political gain. "To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun", said Lapierre. It was not clear what Trump meant when he said that LaPierre and Cox "will do the right thing", but the NRA on Wednesday said it is opposed to Trump's proposal to increase the minimum age to purchase a rifle.

People Can Schools Discipline Students for Protesting?
Author: 0 Can Schools Discipline Students for Protesting?

Should students choose to do so, they will be suspended from school for three days and face all the consequences that come along with an out-of-school suspension. Hundreds of students descended on city hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota , and marched in other cities , including Chicago, the midwestern metropolis wracked by gun violence.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Vonn's gold hopes go downhill

Skiers' times will be combined after one downhill run and one slalom run. In an odd way, there is more pressure on Shiffrin in this event. "Coming out here today, I did everything that I needed to do to have a shot for a medal, and it's really cool to have that work out", she said.

People Tiffany Haddish To Host The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Author: 0 Tiffany Haddish To Host The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

The gala, which hands out popcorn box-shaped prize statuettes in a free-wheeling televised gala, will take place on June 18 in Los Angeles. It hasn't even been a year since her breakout performance in Girls Trip , and comedienne Tiffany Haddish has already accomplished more career milestones than most do in an entire lifetime.

People Police officer dies as fans clash before Europa League game
Author: 0 Police officer dies as fans clash before Europa League game

But it failed to stop disorder breaking out, with footage emerging of fireworks being shot in the streets. Videos of fireworks and flares being let off were widely shared on social media ahead of the fixture at San Mames, as pre-match calls for calm were ignored.

People Right-Wing Groups Target Florida School Survivors For Criticizing NRA
Author: 0 Right-Wing Groups Target Florida School Survivors For Criticizing NRA

Despite how insane it sounds, these theories have been promoted by the likes of Facebook , YouTube and members of Donald Trump's own family. Unfortunately, there are apparently thousands of people out there ready to smear school shooting survivors with fake conspiracy theories in an effort to hold onto their automatic weapons.

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