• Florida Senate scales back provision on teachers carrying guns
Florida Senate scales back provision on teachers carrying guns

Schenone said Scott "still has concerns that the bill includes a three-day waiting period". But the plan doesn't ban assault-style weapons, something most Stoneman Douglas students have demanded. Petty's 14-year-old daughter, Alaina, was killed in the February 14 shooting, along with 13 schoolmates and three staff members. "The mentality th...

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  • Putin confirms Russian Federation can use nuclear weapons
Putin confirms Russian Federation can use nuclear weapons

Putin did not have the same admiration for the U.S. political system, however, which he said has "demonstrated its ineffciency and is eating itself up". "If we achieve this. then, without a doubt, Russian Federation will retain its status a great power, including the defense capability of the state", Putin said in the documentary film "World Orde...

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  • Rahul Gandhi back in Delhi, comments on Northeast elections
Rahul Gandhi back in Delhi, comments on Northeast elections

A former minister of Meghalaya, Conrod Sangma is the son of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma. Ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) is eyeing the deputy chief ministers' post. Union Minister and BJP Karnataka poll in-charge Prakash Javadekar has said that the impact of the BJP victory in the north-east will be felt in the upcomi...

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  • Canada chasing trade deal with South American block after signing new TPP
Canada chasing trade deal with South American block after signing new TPP

Even without the United States, the deal will span a market of almost 500 million people, making it one of the globe's three largest trade agreements, according to Chilean and Canadian trade statistics. He also explained the CPTPP will enter into force once ratified by at least six of the 11 countries. Minister of International Trade Francois-P...

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  • Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around
Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around

March 11 begins Daylight Saving Time Don't forget that this Sunday begins Daylight Saving Time , which means "time" will jump forward one hour at 2 a.m. Parts of Canada: There are a handful of small exceptions, and one large one. They stay on standard time throughout the year. Daylight saving time was also supposed to improve traffic sa...

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  • Trump administration sues California over immigration, sanctuary state policies
Trump administration sues California over immigration, sanctuary state policies

He says his department is simply asking California to allow ICE agents to do their job. "Here's my message to Mayor Schaaf-how dare you". Sessions criticized Mayor Libby Schaaf in a speech Wednesday to law enforcement officials after he sued California over laws that restrict cooperation with USA immigration authorities.

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  • Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'
Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'

He also said he's not concerned about Russian Federation interfering with the 2018 midterm elections because his administration will push back on any attempts to do so. "They transship all through other countries and you'll see that a country that doesn't even have a steel mill is sending us 3 per cent steel, for our country", he said.

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  • EU plan to avoid hard Irish border 'unacceptable'
EU plan to avoid hard Irish border 'unacceptable'

Following the meeting party leader Mary Lou McDonald said Mr Barnier "clearly understands the challenges that Brexit presents to the Good Friday Agreement". "The December agreement needs to be translated fully and not some elements of it dismissed in order to fulfil one particular outcome". Describing her talk with Mr Barnier as "good and very ...

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  • Punjab National Bank head Sunil Mehta likely to appear before SFIO today
Punjab National Bank head Sunil Mehta likely to appear before SFIO today

The SFIO has summoned ICICI Bank Chief Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma for interrogation in connection with the big bank scam. We have not issued any Letter of Undertaking (LOU) nor do we have any purchaser's acknowledge introduction against LOUs for regard to the Nirav Modi gathering of organizations and in addition the Gitanjal...

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  • France to present first statutory rape law
France to present first statutory rape law

The new plans are to change the legal age of sexual consent to 15-years-old, meaning that any sex between an adult and a child of under 15 will be considered rape. The current age of consent in France is 15. Schiappa told AFP news agency that she was "very glad" that the higher age was chosen. If the child is under 15 years of age, the new la...

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  • Woman arrested for trying to open cabin door of in-flight plane
Woman arrested for trying to open cabin door of in-flight plane

Smith , the passenger who was seated behind the women, told the Idaho Statesman . According to SkyWest , the "unruly passenger" was questioned by law enforcement after the flight landed, but no arrests have been reported. After the woman tried to step out of the plane, the flight staff was able to restrain her until the aircraft landed. Cops ...

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  • Sri Lanka declares state of emergency, sending troops to riot areas
Sri Lanka declares state of emergency, sending troops to riot areas

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tweeted Monday that the government would not hesitate to take action against the violence. The latest unrest began on Sunday in Sri Lanka's central district of Kandy, after the funeral of a Buddhist truck driver, who died days after he was involved in an altercation with four Muslims, a governme...

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  • Auto giants defend diesel as Geneva motor show opens
Auto giants defend diesel as Geneva motor show opens

Mueller spoke Monday at a Volkswagen event ahead of the Geneva International Motor Show. Toyota's distributors in Ireland registered 4,768 diesel cars previous year. A particular success has been the compact SUV - the Toyota C-HR - introduced at the end of 2016. An all-new 2.0-litre hybrid offers greater power and more dynamic driving charact...

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  • Trump Says He May Attend Jerusalem Embassy Opening
Trump Says He May Attend Jerusalem Embassy Opening

Such a visit would risk pouring gasoline on an already enflamed situation and curb the U.S. claims to be an independent broker in the peace process. US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold talks on Monday that offer a chance to project a common front against Iran but are expected to do little to advan...

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  • Florida teacher removed from classroom after being linked to white supremacist podcast
Florida teacher removed from classroom after being linked to white supremacist podcast

In her latest podcast , she bragged about being called out by parents for teaching White supremacy and convincing her superior that the students were lying. "It's not almost as bloody as a battlefield, but it's pretty darn close", she says. Volitich has since said that the podcast was "satire". "I am pretty aware, hyper-aware that they will be w...

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  • Al-Qaeda affiliate claims deadly Burkina Faso attacks
Al-Qaeda affiliate claims deadly Burkina Faso attacks

Gunfire and explosions resounded for hours but had subsided by midday. It shares a northern border with Mali, which has long battled Islamic extremists. Security forces struggled to contain the attacks. At least 80 people were injured. In 2016, an attack on a cafe and hotel killed 29 in the city. The agency often carries claims of responsibility ...

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  • Committed to win back North-East people's trust: Rahul Gandhi
Committed to win back North-East people's trust: Rahul Gandhi

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) was in power in Tripura since 1993 and the BJP's win sees the end of Manik Sarkar's nearly 20-year reign as chief minister, during which time he has been called "the poorest chief minister of India".

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  • Putin: Russia will never extradite its citizens to US
Putin: Russia will never extradite its citizens to US

He also called upon the U.S. to provide some reliable evidence of the alleged wrong-doings by the Russians. He showed off a bunch of new or recent nuclear weapons systems, created to defeat U.S. White didn't say whether Russian and Chinese threats would be mentioned in the new policy. "This is a very strong argument for those who want to develo...

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  • As BJP celebrates Tripura victory, cracks appear in alliance with IPFT
As BJP celebrates Tripura victory, cracks appear in alliance with IPFT

An official announcement is expected tomorrow after a meeting of the BJP's newly elected legislators, which union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Jual Oram will oversee as central observer. Mounting pressure on its electoral ally BJP, the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) today said that it would support the new government from outside if ...

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  • Secret Service: Male shot himself to death near White House
Secret Service: Male shot himself to death near White House

No suicide note was found, but incoherent sentences were found in a book recovered on the scene, CNN reported. The incident occurred just before noon, putting the White House on a lockdown while reporters were temporarily sent down to the basement.

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  • China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018
China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018

He said China has increased its defence expenditure in recent years mostly to update arms and equipment, improve soldiers' living conditions and training environment. Navy and other forces far from China's shores. By the end of the two-week session, the new line-up of top government leaders will be endorsed by the NPC delegates, with former anti-...

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  • Trump jokes about Melania leaving him at Gridiron Club Dinner
Trump jokes about Melania leaving him at Gridiron Club Dinner

The Trumps have not been very active on the DC social scene, with the exception of a handful of dinners at the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, the June wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and the Ford's Theater Annual Gala previous year.

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  • Egypt, Saudi join hands to face divisive regional interventions
Egypt, Saudi join hands to face divisive regional interventions

Mohammed bin Salman's visit also comes at a crucial time as Egyptian presidential elections are just weeks away where Sisi is seeking a second term. On Nov. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi reached a deal on Sunday with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on joint efforts to face divisive regional interventions.

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  • Secret Service Respond to Man Who Shot Himself Outside White House
Secret Service Respond to Man Who Shot Himself Outside White House

The Secret Service confirmed that no member of the First Family was at the White House when the incident occurred. The incident happened along the North White House fence line, the Secret Service said in a statement . Authorities have identified the man but are withholding his name pending communication with his next of kin. Outside the Wh...

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  • India, Vietnam to work for open Indo-Pacific region
India, Vietnam to work for open Indo-Pacific region

On his part, Quang said that both countries will work together for regional security, including maritime and cyber security. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the Vietnamese president. Stating that all aspects of the bilateral relationship were discussed in detail in Saturday's talks, Modi said that both nati...

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  • Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif
Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif

A candidate in FATA having support of just three lawmakers can surely land in the upper house of Pakistan. Pakistan's ruling party gained control of parliament's upper house in a secret ballot on Saturday (March 3), local media said, in a boost for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party ahead of a general election due in summer.

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  • Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded during clash in Syria
Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded during clash in Syria

Turkish soldiers along with Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces backed by Special Forces teams of Turkish national police and gendarmerie captured on Saturday the town center of Raju, a strategic location in Syria's Afrin district from PKK affiliated People's Protection Forces (YPG) terrorists.

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  • PM Narendra Modi: Fight against terrorism not against any religion
PM Narendra Modi: Fight against terrorism not against any religion

He stressed that Indian democracy is celebrations of our age-old plurality. Later in the day, India and Jordan signed 12 agreements including a framework pact on defence cooperation that defines the "scope of such cooperation and making provisions for implementation of the cooperation in some of the recognized areas like training; defence industr...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutinizing Ivanka Trump global business deal
Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutinizing Ivanka Trump global business deal

Among the reevaluations was that Robert Mueller's legal team is scrutinizing business deals involving the president and Kushner, who is the husband of Ivanka Trump . But the flow of foreign money from the developer or worldwide condo buyers could also the cause of the scrutiny. It was revealed in a report by the Washington Post that since Kush...

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  • Ban on females in Iranian stadiums to be lifted soon
Ban on females in Iranian stadiums to be lifted soon

Seyyed Salman Samani, an Iranian interior ministry spokesman, said that these women were not arrested, but transferred to a "proper place" by police, temporarily held, and released after the match. Women's rights activist Masih Alinejad on Wednesday called on women to attend Thursday's match . Another user said it was a "basic right" for women ...

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  • Central Michigan Student Killed Parents At Dorm On Eve Of Spring Break
Central Michigan Student Killed Parents At Dorm On Eve Of Spring Break

Police said in a press conference at 4:00 p.m. that they have not had any sightings of Davis, nor have they received any reports of sightings. A Central Michigan University student suspected of fatally shooting his parents in a dormitory has been charged with murder.

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  • With eye on 2019 Polls, PM Modi to meet BJP Chief Ministers
With eye on 2019 Polls, PM Modi to meet BJP Chief Ministers

In the meeting, government's pro-poor policies will be reviewed and ways to help the weaker sections of the society deliberated upon. The Congress party never cared for the poor and the farmers, Modi remarked, while hailing Yeddyurappa as the "farmers' friend".

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  • US, Russia trade accusations over Syria ceasefire
US, Russia trade accusations over Syria ceasefire

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the circumstances in Eastern Ghouta as hell on Earth . The European Union´s top diplomat has written to the foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey urging them to uphold a ceasefire in eastern Ghouta and allow aid into besieged areas.

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  • Satellite Images Reveal Iran Establishing Missile Base Near Damascus
Satellite Images Reveal Iran Establishing Missile Base Near Damascus

Israeli defence minister Avigdor Liberman downplayed the report - telling Israel radio there is "nothing new here" and assuring "we have the full picture of what's going on". Maps published by the Institute for the Study of War, a US-based think tank, show Iran has dozens of long-term military facilities across Syria, ranging from headquarters ...

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  • Algeria's Sonatrach agrees to build petrochemical facility in Turkey -Erdogan
Algeria's Sonatrach agrees to build petrochemical facility in Turkey -Erdogan

Russian TV network RT called Erdogan's remarks "a weird act of patriotism". She did, although the attention apparently made her uncomfortable, judging by her sobbing. After beckoning her onstage, he kissed both cheeks of the girl, who wore military fatigues and a maroon beret. The stronger ties were also felt in air travel, as national flag car...

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  • Drenched central United States braces for more river flooding
Drenched central United States braces for more river flooding

Kohler said the Rock River at Afton was forecasted to reach minor flooding levels by Sunday . Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a disaster emergency for 11 counties because of damage from widespread flooding, especially from the Kankakee River in northern Indiana.

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  • In Blow to Dianne Feinstein, Democrats Won't Endorse Her Senate Run
In Blow to Dianne Feinstein, Democrats Won't Endorse Her Senate Run

But the party's refusal to back Feinstein is seen as an "embarrassing rebuke" to a long-time party stalwart. Behind in the polls by an average of twenty-five points with nine months to go, de Leon milked Feinstein's defeat for all it was worth.

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  • New Zealand prime minister barraged with sexist comments during 'creepy' interview
New Zealand prime minister barraged with sexist comments during 'creepy' interview

Australian journalist Charles Wooley opened the segment by noting how attractive Ardern is, and later pressed on with a freakish line of questioning about her pregnancy, and the exact timing of the conception of her baby. Ardern announced her deputy Winston Peters would take up the ministerial role. Wooley defended his questions to Newstalk ZB...

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  • Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for joining IS
Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for joining IS

Iraq's central criminal court issued the sentences "after it was proven they belong to the Daesh terrorist group and after they confessed to marrying Daesh elements or providing members of the group with logistical aid or helping them carry out terrorist attacks ", Judge Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar said, using the Arabic acronym for ISIS .

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  • UN Security Council unanimously backs 30-Day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria
UN Security Council unanimously backs 30-Day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria

But activists said that Damascus , Syria's capital, and the embattled suburb eastern Ghouta appeared relatively calm. Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , has characterised the latest intensive bombardment of Syria's Eastern Ghouta as a "crime against humanity".

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  • The body of Rev. Billy Graham arrives to hometown
The body of Rev. Billy Graham arrives to hometown

The spiritual leader, who died at the age of 99 Wednesday at his North Carolina home, led his evangelical crusades in more than 185 countries and territories. He passed away from natural causes just before 8 a.m. Wednesday at his home in Montreat just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. She was out in the lobby of the hotel and she sat down next ...

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  • Trump Says Without ICE, California Would Be a 'Crime Mess'
Trump Says Without ICE, California Would Be a 'Crime Mess'

Also saying California would become a "crime nest" if ICE agents were removed. If the administration were to remove Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials from California, the state would be "begging" for them to come back, he said.

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  • Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder
Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder

She got killed, I'll make you a bet. On Thursday, a jury found Tina's accused killer, Raymond Cormier , not guilty of second-degree murder. In a joint statement, The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), and the Assembly of First Nations Manitoba Regional Chief's Office (AFN MB RCO) were united in what t...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday

WHEN.For the Winter Storm Watch , from Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night . 6 to 9 inches of snow is possible. Quieter weather is forecast through the afternoon Wednesday, although there will be a chance of a few snow or rain showers Tuesday afternoon.

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  • GOP group says Missouri governor stepping back
GOP group says Missouri governor stepping back

According to Greitens' indictment, the governor has been charged with violating Missouri State Statute 565.252, which prohibits individuals from from photographing or taping someone "in a state of full or partial nudity" without their consent and carries a special three-year statute of limitations, according to the circuit attorney's office.

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  • 'I'm trying like hell to hide that bald spot', Trump says
'I'm trying like hell to hide that bald spot', Trump says

Trump fired up the crowd throughout the speech, including early on when he referenced the right to bear arms. At one point, Trump read The Snake , a poem he often read during the 2016 campaign which he used as a metaphor, saying immigrants are deadly snakes who will hurt you if you let them into the country.

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  • Donald Trump says launching 'largest-ever' package of North Korea sanctions
Donald Trump says launching 'largest-ever' package of North Korea sanctions

Treasury Department. North Korea already faces the most severe sanctions imposed by the U.S. The additional sanctions follow a year of escalating tensions between the U.S. North Korea's Mission asked Guterres "to refrain from his behavior acts like somnambulist" and understand that the nuclear threat is from the U. The United States on Friday u...

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  • East Africa countries ranked most corrupt
East Africa countries ranked most corrupt

Indi's latest score is 40 which has remained unchanged since previous year, in 2015 the score was 38. According to the index, not many countries have been successful in their efforts of curbing terrorism despite numerous efforts in the last six years or so.

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  • US Embassy Moving To Jerusalem In May For Israel's 70th Independence Day
US Embassy Moving To Jerusalem In May For Israel's 70th Independence Day

The May 14 date - the date Israel originally declared independence - significantly accelerates the schedule for transferring the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv , where it always existed along with the rest of the world's diplomatic missions, to the disputed holy city of Jerusalem.

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  • HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions
HR McMaster may leave White House if Pentagon offers promotion amid tensions

Both H.R. McMaster and John Kelly are military men considered by USA political observers as moderating influences on the president by imposing a routine on the White House. "Remember the Dirty Dossier, Uranium, Speeches, Emails and the Podesta Company!" The memo reportedly said Trump wants Mattis to brief him on "concepts of operation for this ev...

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