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by | February 16, 2018 | 07:44

Eve Muirhead , who steered the team to bronze in Sochi four years ago, guided the women to a 10-3 triumph against Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. After an extra-end victor helped GB edge past Switzerland 6-5 earlier on Wednesday, the team - led by skip Kyle Smith - put in a valiant display against Canada, who have won the past three men's Olympic titles.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:57

Israel said Cruz entered the school on Wednesday afternoon with one AR-15 rifle and multiple magazines. "We don't think of school shootings ", Townsend said. The president was silent on the issue of gun control. He was able to leave the school after the shooting by blending in with other students who were trying to escape, but he was apprehended shortly thereafter.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:17

Officials sent out a link to their safety protocols (https://www.graniteschools.org/blog/2016/08/16/granite-school-district-will-begin-using-these-security-terms/) in their e-mail. The police department and school districts have not received any information that is a cause for alarm or concern. Atlanta Public Schools officials said school safety is a top priority for the district.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:43

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally, said in a statement that consultations were underway about what the government can do to "accord the late departed befitting honor". The MDC described Tsvangirai as a hero who had "left his footprints on the sands of history", in large part through his tussles - both literal and figurative - with Mugabe.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:18

Vanessa Trump was one of three people hospitalized as a precaution to the incident. The official says the letter said Trump Jr. was getting what he "deserved". Thankful that Vanessa & my children are safe and unharmed after the incredibly scary situation that occurred this morning. The U.S. president's son tweeted Monday about the development saying it was "Truly disgusting that certain individuals choose to express their opposing views with such disturbing behavior".

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:19

Tutu was also saddened that the allegations would tarnish the good work achieved by many thousands of people working for Oxfam, it added. The charity is under threat of losing its British government funding over sexual misconduct accusations.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

Yesterday brought with it the fascinating news that the upcoming re-release of the Mega Man X series will likely be split between two separate collections, echoing the predecessor collection for the classic Mega Man series. Somehow, Capcom has managed to find a way to weaponize concentrated nostalgia, and set us all in their cross-hairs. While not as impressive as the first iteration in terms of quality and amount of content, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, is still worth a purchase ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:08

Chad Williams, 18, a senior at Stoneman Douglas, described Cruz as "kind of an outcast" who was known for unruly behavior at school, including a penchant for pulling false fire alarms, and was "crazy about guns". Meanwhile, grief counselors are being made available to students and staff after the mass shooting at their school took the lives of 17 people and left 14 others hospitalized with injuries.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:59

Jacob Zuma has formally tendered his resignation, and SA could have a new president by midafternoon on Thursday. "As the ANC, we agreed we will nominate the President of the ANC to be president of the republic, Comrade Cyril Ramaphosa", ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:48

A student, who was in the classroom at the time of the shooting, told a local media outlet that the man fired more than 10 shots from the window because the door was locked. The high school is closed Thursday and Friday. Nikolas Cruz was taken into custody off-campus about an hour after the shooting . "It's awful", said parent Iris Diaz.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:10

As if that wasn't enough, Kim's win produced the 99th gold medal all-time for the U.S.at the Winter Olympics . "When I couldn't make the team in Sochi due to my age - it felt like such a long journey", she said after Monday's qualifying runs, according to a transcript from the Olympics' news service.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

Police arrested the suspect after a short manhunt, and have identified him as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz . "Today, I speak to a nation in grief", Mr. "If a solution was simple for these things, we would have found one already", she said. Cruz was charged early Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:50

Dominion Energy, the utility monopoly in Virginia, suffered a rare loss on the floor of the state House of Delegates late Monday night, when their ability to double-charge ratepayers for infrastructure improvements was stripped out of a controversial bill.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:40

But if enough Republicans confirm they're against it to sink it, some Democrats might want to oppose the bill, especially from the left. Jeff Flake is sponsoring a bill that mirrors what President Donald Trump is backing, without cutting legal immigration levels in half.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:56

A number of harrowing accounts of what occurred at the school have been shared by various students. They report any time a firearm is discharged within a school building or on campus, whether accidentally or intentionally and whether or not anyone has been harmed.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:17

Yang, who is the head of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a non-profit legal aid and civil rights organization which works towards advancing civil and human rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, said , "We can not have every Chinese student or scientist assumed guilty until proven innocent of a national security threat".

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:19

Taylor Asset Management Inc bought 256,400 shares as the company's stock declined 30.13% while stock markets rallied. 500,983 are held by Epoch Invest Partners. Therefore 50% are positive. Credit Suisse Group cut Compass Minerals International from a neutral rating to a sell rating and set a $60.00 price objective for the company.in a research report on Wednesday.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:20

The overall death toll differs by how such shootings are defined, but Everytown For Gun Safety has tallied 291 school shootings in America since 2013, and this attack makes 18 so far this year. In a proclamation, Trump ordered all flags to fly at half-staff "as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the awful act". Shortly after reports broke, the president tweeted , "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the bad Florida shooting".

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:22

The picture was taken at Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday. Despite his alarming behavior over the years, Cruz was able to purchase a.223-caliber rifle from a Broward gun shop in February 2017 after instantly clearing an Federal Bureau of Investigation background check, according to the Miami Herald , citing an unnamed law-enforcement source.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:26

During previous trade 1.37 Million shares of Bill Barrett Corp (NYSE: BBG ) exchanged hands whereas on average nearly 2.82 Million shares has been traded. BBG has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Its up 0.13, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold Bill Barrett Corporation shares while 37 reduced holdings.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:41

He will arrive in the city from Tehran on February 15 and leave for Delhi on Saturday, after the Friday congregational prayers. The Indian Parsis follow the Zoroastrianism faith and their forefathers - who hailed from Iran - had migrated to India several centuries ago.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:09

It was in a yellowed envelope: Several strands of gray or whitening hair, neatly tied together by a single thread, were in a yellow envelope that had been placed between pages in the old almanac. And if you're wondering about value, the locks of hair are only estimated to be around $2,000-$3,000. The Schuyler Mansion in Albany also has a lock of Washington's hair.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:16

Mr Joyce said the comments caused "further harm" to his family. Barnaby Joyce at his incendiary press conference today. "I'm very confident we can continue to deliver good government here in Australia", Mr Chester told reporters on Friday.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:27

Trump says the entire nation "with one heavy heart" is praying for the victims and their families. " And so always, but especially today, let us hold our loved ones close, let us pray for healing and for peace, and let us come together as one nation to wipe away the tears and strive for a much better tomorrow ".

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:26

A total of 3,213,577 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 2.63M shares, while its relative volume stands at 1.22. Swing traders and investors have a little more leeway and therefore may trade stocks with lower volume, around 500,000 and 100,000 shares or more per day, respectively.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:49

In August, the Trump administration said it was cutting short the batch of grants, angering big-city health department chiefs who said they will no longer be able to figure out what's working to cut pregnancy rates. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the federal agency that administers the program, now funds 76 TPP Program grantees consisting of states, non-profit organizations, school districts, universities, and others.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:40

Worldwide travel tours operator Thomas Cook Starting its flights to Tunisia again for its United Kingdom customers. The FCO advised against all but essential visits following the June 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed, but this guidance was withdrawn for the majority of the North African country previous year.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:52

However, Nisha came to know that Krishna was not a man, but she was lured by her to keep silent, by promising the former of monetary gains. She reportedly tortured the woman, she married, for extracting dowry. As per reports, Sen had been a tomboy all through her life. The woman also cut her hair to look like a man and used to drive a motorcycle and smoke cigarettes.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:07

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by | February 16, 2018 | 04:29

Seagate Technology Plc now has $14.61B valuation. Seagate Technology PLC ( STX ) traded up $1.74 on Thursday, reaching $51.37. About 857,548 shares traded. The stock has weekly volatility of 0.36% and monthly volatility of 1.53%. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $214,600.00.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:31

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 50.4 Percent. Its opening price on the last trading day was $33.55. Also, insider John G. Finley sold 800 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. Apg Asset Nv holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Blackstone Group L.P.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:28

Tyler Toro has also been arrested in relation to the case. Law enforcement was alerted, and they went to Christian Toro's Bronx apartment to interview him on February 8; there, he and Tyler and another female relative told the agents that he hasn't meant to download the explosives manual to the laptop.

by | February 16, 2018 | 03:50

Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, that the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 "would reduce sentences for a highly risky cohort of criminals, including repeat unsafe drug traffickers and those who use firearms, and would apply retroactively to many unsafe felons, regardless of citizenship or immigration status".

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:11

However, the government has failed to get the expected amount of revenues from the tax in the current financial year, which is going to be challenging for Siddaramaiah, who might find it hard to mobilize resources to implement the proposals made in the budget.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:26

It comes as a full inquiry has been launched into the scandal by the Charity Commission . "It is now clear that these allegations - involving the use of prostitutes and which related to behavior of both the Country Director and members of his team in Chad - were raised before he moved to Haiti ".