• Time is now to address gun violence problem

    Time is now to address gun violence problem

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    Also participating are Caitlyn Caruso and Cecelia Gonzalez, two UNLV students and gun violence prevention advocates from Las Vegas. The national day of action will center on calling for lawmakers to pass "common-sense" gun safety legislation.
  • Philippine police say 13 killed in one day of drug busts

    Philippine police say 13 killed in one day of drug busts

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    Police in Bulacan ran about 60 drugs "buy-bust", or sting, operations in nine towns, the police chief said on Thursday. More than 4,000 Filipinos have been killed by police during President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial 20-month-old war on drugs, and thousands more by unidentified armed men.
  • China plans to hit USA with tariffs following Trump trade sanctions

    China plans to hit USA with tariffs following Trump trade sanctions

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    Trump's announcement was "typical unilateralism and protectionism", China's Commerce Ministry said in a statement , and it had set a "very bad precedent". The two countries have, however, said they are in talks. In the first stage, the 15-per cent tariff will be imposed if the two countries could not reach an agreement on trade issues within scheduled time.
  • US, South Korea May Cut Exercises Short for Trump-Kim Summit

    US, South Korea May Cut Exercises Short for Trump-Kim Summit

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    During inter-Korean talks on Tuesday, the two Koreas agreed to hold South Korean cultural performances in the North Korean capital featuring cross-generational stars, including veteran pop legend Cho Yong-pil, the five-member girl band Red Velvet and Seohyun, a former member of the girl group Girls' Generation.
  • Colonel Gaddafi's son announces run for Libyan presidency

    Colonel Gaddafi's son announces run for Libyan presidency

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    The man in charge of the potential candidate's political reform programme, Ayman Boras, will announce Gaddafi's presidential bid, said Al-Sol. He said that Mr Gaddafi would run as the candidate for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Libya, a Libyan political party formed a year ago in Tunisia.
  • U.S. officer charged with Justine Damond murder appears in court

    U.S. officer charged with Justine Damond murder appears in court

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    Jaylani Hussein is executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "No charges can bring our Justine back". "Instead, Officer Noor recklessly and intentionally fired his handgun", Freeman said. The second-degree manslaughter charge alleges he acted with "culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk".
  • Dakshina Kannada Shows Support For Rahul Gandhi

    Dakshina Kannada Shows Support For Rahul Gandhi

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    Later in the afternoon, he will address two public meetings. He even raised the issue of Doklam and said, "China is building helipads and airports at our borders in Doklam but Prime Minister Modi is silent". Surjewala told media persons that "CA's linked website shows that in 2010 its services were used by BJP-JD (U)". Gandhi made the statement at a campaign rally in Chikmaglur district in poll-bound Karnataka.
  • France's Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Gaddafi funds case

    France's Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Gaddafi funds case

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    A lawyer for the 63-year-old Sarkozy did not immediately respond to a message from the AP seeking comment. Mr Sarkozy denies wrongdoing and claims... Fillon's own campaign was destroyed by corruption allegations. Sources close to the inquiry say it was expanded in January to include suspected "illegal campaign financing", after police issued a report indicating large amounts of cash spending by Sarkozy's team during the 2007 campaign.
  • Peru's president resigns under cloud of scandal

    Peru's president resigns under cloud of scandal

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    If he and the country's second vice president resign in solidarity with Kuczynski, as they vowed during a previous impeachment attempt in December, power would transfer to the head of congress , who would be required by the Constitution to call new elections - for both president and congress - within a year.
  • A Judge Just Blocked the Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

    A Judge Just Blocked the Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

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    The state's only abortion clinic quickly sued. Lawyer Rob McDuff says the clinic wants a federal judge to impose a temporary restraining order by Tuesday. In a lawsuit handled by the Center of Reproductive Rights, the Jackson Women's Health Organization says the measure is unconstitutional and should immediately be struck down.
  • South Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

    South Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

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    The Unification Ministry said Wednesday that it set up a six-member advance team to inspect facilities and accommodations in Pyongyang ahead of planned concerts by South Korean artists. Conductor Chung Myung-whun and pianist Son Yeol-eum along with an indie band and a couple of idol groups are also expected to perform in Pyongyang.
  • Dapchi schoolgirls home but recalled profiling, medicals

    Dapchi schoolgirls home but recalled profiling, medicals

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    When asked how a boy came to be among the released girls as the school they were abducted from was a female school, the Minister said, "I can tell you that is authentic". Mr Amharic M-grah, whose daughters were among those abducted, told TheCable that his children were brought back on Wednesday morning. " Reports say that 5 of them may have passed on, and 1 is still held back".
  • Countries weigh diplomatic snub of Russia's World Cup

    Countries weigh diplomatic snub of Russia's World Cup

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    Giving evidence to the Commons foreign affairs committee, Mr Johnson said that whilst it would be wrong to "punish" English footballers by boycotting the tournament, the prospect of fans travelling to Russian Federation was not certain. "It is an emetic prospect to think of Putin glorifying in this sporting event". The Russian foreign ministry had invited foreign ambassadors in Moscow to brief them about the allegations, but the British and the USA missions shunned the meeting and sent ...
  • Teacher Who Called Military 'Lowest of the Low' Is Fired

    Teacher Who Called Military 'Lowest of the Low' Is Fired

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    In the video, which Quinonez surreptitiously recorded while the camera was mostly pointed at his shirt, Salcido repeatedly called US service members "dumbsh-s". Salcido has 30 days to appeal the decision, it added. "I just hope he enjoys the liberties and the lifestyle that we have fought for". "But I'd hate to see him keep his credentials and go somewhere else, and bully other kids and preach his way of life".
  • Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

    Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

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    Cameron said Rollins fired a Glock 9-mm gun at a 16-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy. Rollins and the officer fired shots "almost simultaneously", although it is unclear how he died. In July 2016, Gaskill was responding to a complaint at a Great Mills home when a man - identified as Pekka Robert Heinonen, 59 - pointed a gun at him, according to Maryland newspaper The Enterprise .
  • Winter Weather Advisories for first day of Spring

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    The end of the week will be quiet, weather-wise, Wilmoth said. Forecasters said showers and a low in the low 40s are likely Friday night. The warmer temperatures accompanying the recent storms have enhanced the city's road salt's capacity to keep the roads clear of ice and snow.