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The surge of Democratic voters included some former Republicans switching this cycle, including 61-year-old Sarah Chiodo of Dallas, who said she changed parties after Trump was elected. Will Hurd for District 23, which spans along the U.S. -Mexico border between San Antonio and El Paso. A closely watched matchup is set between U.S.
  • Florida lawmakers pass gun legislation in response to Parkland shooting

    Florida lawmakers pass gun legislation in response to Parkland shooting

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    This was enacted in hopes of forcing potential mass shooters to rethink their actions, rather than providing them with deadly weaponry in the heat of the moment. "Do we allow the children to tell us that we should pass a law that says "no homework"?" "This legislation is not an NRA legislation", he said. "I think the concept is for those schools and those communities that opt to do this.to have people who are expert in being able to defend and having lots and lots of training in order to do ...
  • Karnataka to have first all-women railway station

    Karnataka to have first all-women railway station

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    Women commercial clerks, enquiry cum reservation clerks, women Railway Protection Force personnel/Home Guards and women cleaning staff have been deployed at the station to issue general tickets round the clock, issue of reservation tickets in two shifts, and for ticket checking activities, security and cleanliness of the station.
  • Surrey teen was

    Surrey teen was "trained to kill" by Islamic State

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    A London evening newspaper poster outside Paddington tube station in London , after a terrorist incident was declared at Parsons Green in September. Mr Hassan was arrested at the port of Dover the day after the explosion. Ms Morgan said the device was made from the volatile chemical explosive TATP and contained a large amount of shrapnel to cause "maximum harm and carnage".
  • Northeast braces for another nor'easter, heavy snow

    Northeast braces for another nor'easter, heavy snow

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    A full list of those counties can be found below. Two low-pressure systems - one blowing east from the Midwest and another bringing wet weather up along the eastern seaboard - are expected to produce mixed precipitation along the coast that will change to snow as temperatures drop during the night Wednesday .
  • (AAPL) Shares Sold by Brown Advisory Securities LLC

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    The stock decreased 0.98% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $174.93. 30,984,697 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 45,370,000. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, thirty-two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company.
  • Footage of smoking orangutan at zoo criticized

    Footage of smoking orangutan at zoo criticized

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    Indonesia has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and a bad record of animal protection. On Wednesday, activist Marison Guciano claimed that the smoking great ape is just additional evidence of the many crimes committed against animals at Bandung Zoo, which is about 75 miles southwest of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta .
  • Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz Indicted on 34 Counts

    Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz Indicted on 34 Counts

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    His public defender has informed the Broward County Grand Jury that Cruz is willing to enter a guilty plea if prosecutors choose not to push for the death penalty, which is still used in Florida . During the February 14 shooting, the gunman slaughtered 14 students and three school workers at the school in Parkland, Fl., with an AR-15 assault rifle.
  • China Aims For Economic Growth Of Around 6.5% In 2018

    China Aims For Economic Growth Of Around 6.5% In 2018

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    According to a budget report to be submitted to the National People's Congress , China's parliament, the defence budget in 2018 will be 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 bn). Under Mr. Xi, who is also the General Secretary of the CPC and head of the apex Central Military Commission (CMC), the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has already transformed itself into a strong, world-class military force that has proven its mettle in safeguarding China's maritime rights, combating terrorism and ensuring ...
  • Roxana High School plans student walkout

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    In Union, School District Superintendent Steve Weinhold said so far, only a few students have expressed interest in the walkout. Most schools have safety procedures, such as a single point of entry, but students outside could be vulnerable to any kind of aggression, such as guns or auto bombs, he said.
  • A look at Duke's potential path to the ACC championship game

    A look at Duke's potential path to the ACC championship game

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    After missing nearly two months of action, most expected there to be some rust in Colson's game as he worked back into the flow. And the victor of that game would play Duke in the semifinals, if Duke makes it that far. The Wolfpack are the fifth seed in the ACC Tournament . And it's no different as we ready for the 2018 ACC Tournament at the Barclays Center . The Cardinals not only would have to beat eighth-seeded Florida State in the second round but probably would have to ...
  • Researcher: Bones found on remote island likely those of Amelia Earhart

    Researcher: Bones found on remote island likely those of Amelia Earhart

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    Nikumaroro lies roughly along Earhart's flight path, and the only other people likely to have perished there were crewmembers of the SS Norwich City, a freighter that ran aground on the island's reef killing all 11 men. "There are many examples of erroneous assessments by anthropologists of the period". Now, Jantz has used those measurements to compare them with the remains found on the Pacific island to come to his conclusion.
  • Oil prices edge up as US dollar weakens

    Oil prices edge up as US dollar weakens

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    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation can produce crude oil at around US$20 a barrel, but there are plans to bring this even lower, to US$15 a barrel, the company's group managing director Maikanti Baru told media. Growth of more than one million barrels per day (Mbd) in 2017, followed by increases of 2.5 Mbd this year and next , could cut into OPEC's market share near term.
  • PM Modi condemns vandalism of statues in WB, Tripura, TN

    PM Modi condemns vandalism of statues in WB, Tripura, TN

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    The statue of Periyar, who was a rationalist and social activist , was vandalised after BJP politician H Raja said on Facebook that his statues would be "removed" from the southern state of Tamil Nadu. "Intensification of patrolling in sensitive locations, community policing for peace and harmony, check on anti-social elements and preventive measures wherever required are the main elements of the advisory", an official statement on the second advisory issued in the afternoon said.
  • Florida Senate discusses landmark gun legislation

    Florida Senate discusses landmark gun legislation

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    That's who he was, running towards danger, while others were correctly running away from danger. One parent, Andrew Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter, Meadow, was one of the victims, has been outspoken supporter of the marshal program. I hear and want action for what the children are saying! But, it's certainly appropriate to have administrators and others with security responsibilities.