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In Southwest Florida, walkouts were planned at Cape Coral High School, Ida Baker High School, Island Coast High, and Challenger Middle School, all in Cape Coral, at noon Wednesday. Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer issued a statement claiming the NRA is "spewing pathetic, out-of-touch ideas" and blaming "everything but guns".
  • Cauvery Delta Farmers Association stage protest in State Secretariat

    Cauvery Delta Farmers Association stage protest in State Secretariat

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    All party meeting was held by Tamil Nadu government today on Cauvery verdict. But DMK later cancelled its own meeting after the AIADMK announced one. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami requested help from all parties to "ensure justice" for Tamil Nadu in the matter, said sources. The government also chose to agree on the total demands that had been made by all parties and consult with legal experts to take appropriate action on the reduction of the state water share.
  • German court delays ruling on diesel bans to next week

    German court delays ruling on diesel bans to next week

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    German automaker Volkswagen was found three years ago to have used in-car software to cheat on USA emissions tests, resulting in large fines. Local courts ordered them to bar diesel cars which did not conform to the latest standards on days when pollution is heavy, startling German carmakers because an outright ban could trigger a fall in vehicle resale prices, and a rise in the cost of leasing contracts, which are priced on assumed residual values.
  • Ivanka Trump is South Korea-bound

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    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - South Korea won a leading six medals in the nation's favorite Winter Olympic sport of short-track speedskating, although it was denied gold on a historic, collision-filled final night of competition.
  • McMaster may be out as Trump's national security adviser

    McMaster may be out as Trump's national security adviser

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    Folks in our area also know General McMaster from his stint as the commander of Fort Benning. 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.
  • Superintendent threatens suspension for students who walk out to protest gun laws

    Superintendent threatens suspension for students who walk out to protest gun laws

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    As seen in a graphic shared by an account for the Student Walkout Against Gun Violence, the protest was planned for Tuesday, Feb. 21, at noon. But some students in Texas face suspension if they heed the call to action. "The students were really enthused about making the connection between what happened in Florida, other school shootings, and the gun violence that they experience on a day-to-day basis here in Chicago", Kofi Ademola, who works at the Youth Connection Leadership Academy in ...
  • Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin Face Off

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    Switzerland's Michelle Gisin held off the might of American Alpine skiing to win the women's combined at the Pyeongchang Games on Thursday, claiming victory ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin while her fellow Swiss Wendy Holdener won bronze .
  • Tiffany Haddish Tapped to Host MTV Movie and TV Awards

    Tiffany Haddish Tapped to Host MTV Movie and TV Awards

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    The host role cements the growing stature of Haddish, who enjoyed a breakthrough previous year with the success of " Girls Trip ", a comedy in which she plays a loud-mouthed but endearing friend. ET/PT. The 2018 Oscar nominations are in, but surprisingly, it wasn't only the nominees that captured the attention of viewers this morning. The comedian recently revealed in an interview with Vulture that although she's worked incredibly hard to get to where she was, sometimes it's still ...
  • Fireworks Used In Violent Scenes Between Bilbao & Spartak Ultras

    Fireworks Used In Violent Scenes Between Bilbao & Spartak Ultras

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    It is not known what provoked the officer, who has been named as 51-year-old Inocendio Alonso García, to suffer a heart attack, early reports claiming it was caused by a blow to the head could not be substantiated. Russian hooligans had descended on the Basque city for the knockout-round match. "Our condolences to colleagues, friends and relatives of the Ertzainza [force officer] who died in an act of service", Bilbao police wrote on Twitter.
  • How the Far Right Is Smearing School-Shooting Survivors

    How the Far Right Is Smearing School-Shooting Survivors

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    Survivors like David Hogg (right) have become targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left. Hogg and his fellow students have called on the U.S. government to introduce tighter gun controls in the United States following the shootings - with Hogg saying that Americans should have the right to own weapons, as long as they are "not going to go out and commit these atrocities".
  • Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defends his gold medal

    Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defends his gold medal

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    With little margin for error, American David Wise was able to put together his first clean run of the day to vault past the Canadians and into first place. I said 'OK, if God wants me to do well in this event, then I'm going to be able to land this run. Porteous didn't even bother trying to top it in Run 3, cruising through the halfpipe without a trick and waiting at the bottom for the other competitors.
  • Cinemark's ban on large bags begins today

    Cinemark's ban on large bags begins today

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    Martinez said he, overall, supported the rule change. Nearly 6 years later, Cinemark is banning large bags,"in an effort to enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees". "But at the same time, you can't be too careful". "In an effort to enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees: "Any bags or packages measuring larger than 12" x 12" x 6" will not be permitted into the theatre.
  • TRACKING: Wintry Mix Thursday and Thursday Night

    TRACKING: Wintry Mix Thursday and Thursday Night

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    Forecasters expect another round of light snow and freezing drizzle to develop Thursday afternoon and Thursday evening. A NEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued 3PM this afternoon until 10AM tomorrow. Friday and Saturday will feature rounds of heavy rain and thunder. Cloudy, with a high at 33. Those cool temperatures could make for some mixed precipitation Thursday morning, so stay weather aware for the Thursday morning commute.
  • Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…

    Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…

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    During the hearing, Justice Mishra's bench had overruled a 2013 verdict of a different three-judge bench headed by former CJI R.M. Lodha in a land acquisition matter related to the Pune Municipal Corporation . At the centre of the dispute is the question whether a three-judge Bench can overrule the judgment of another three-judge Bench. Subsequently, the Court passed an order yesterday directing High Courts not to take up cases relating to Section 24 of the Land Acquisition Act, 2013.
  • Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee

    Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee

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    They found U.S. Postal Service worker Tony Mosby, 58, who was pronounced dead at the scene. They also didn't say how many shots were fired at his vehicle. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has placed a hold on Ferrell's case, jail records show. Since Mosby was working at the time of his death, the crime is considered a federal offense.