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Gunman arrested after 'racially motivated' shooting in Italian town of Macerata

Gunman arrested after 'racially motivated' shooting in Italian town of Macerata Police arrest man wearing Italian flag around his neck after he is believed have open fired on African migrants . Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti said Traini had acted alone on Saturday but planned the attack in advance. Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni condemned the shooting spree, saying, "hatred and violence will not succeed in dividing us". Italian news reports said the man di... [Full Article...]

White House pulls environmental advisor nominee who doubted climate change

White House pulls environmental advisor nominee who doubted climate change When Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley pressed her on her past comments at the confirmation hearing, Hartnett White responded, "I believe those words, senator, with all due respect, have been taken out of context". "White", Carper said in a Saturday statement. Hartnett White's designation terminated a year ago after Democratic restriction slowed down her affirmation. [Full Article...]

Amtrak's Silver Star Derailed in SC

Amtrak's Silver Star Derailed in SC Henry McMaster said in a press conference Sunday morning. More than 70 people were injured and taken to hospitals when the Amtrak train collided with a CSX freight train near Cayce on Sunday morning. They said they are trying to figure out why the switch was lined that way. "It's a awful thing to see, to understand what force was involved", South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told r... [Full Article...]

Deputy attorney general's job may be in jeopardy

Deputy attorney general's job may be in jeopardy President Trump offered a cryptic response when asked about Rosenstein's fate on Friday. According to CNN , President Donald Trump asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Department of Justice official in the Russian Federation investigation, if he was "on my team". [Full Article...]

Man accused of selling armor-piercing ammo to Las Vegas killer arrested

Man accused of selling armor-piercing ammo to Las Vegas killer arrested Haig made an initial court appearance before a federal magistrate in Phoenix and was freed under conditional release pending a February 15 status conference set for the case, prosecutors said. Fifty-eight people were killed and hundreds injured in the shooting . Haig's identity emerged by mistake after his name was not redacted in court documents. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria

Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria President Donald Trump has not ruled out additional military action to deter attacks or punish Assad, administration officials said, although they did not suggest any action was imminent. Unconfirmed intel has recently reported to the Pentagon that Syrian forces have weaponized chlorine and sarin gas. Mattis also said on Friday that the USA government was concerned about the Syrian government's... [Full Article...]

Shooting at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles

Shooting at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles A 15-year-old boy was also shot in the head. She's is in fair but stable condition, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott. Doctors say the most seriously injured victim of a Los Angeles middle school shooting has a good medical prognosis. Television footage showed a girl with dark hair wearing a sweatshirt being led out of the school in handcuffs a short time after ... [Full Article...]

Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter

Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter Out of the 18 times the groundhog has predicted an early Spring, or not seen his shadow , 13 of them have occurred since 1970. Punxsutawney Phil is set to come out of his burrow at 7:25 a.m.at Gobbler's Knob . From that date onwards, people have gathered at the spot every day since, which is silly , because a groundhog has zero clue what is going on at the best of times. [Full Article...]

United States warns countries against aiding terrorists eyeing nuclear weapons

United States warns countries against aiding terrorists eyeing nuclear weapons In words of Secretary of Defense James Mattis, "America can afford survival". He said the Trump review marked a dramatic change in direction taken by the Obama administration. The review clarifies the USA will use nuclear weapons only in "extreme circumstances", but those circumstances could include "significant non-nuclear strategic attacks". [Full Article...]

Kasganj violence : Police arrests the main accused Saleem

Kasganj violence : Police arrests the main accused Saleem Salim's brothers, Wasim and Nasim, have also been named as the main accused in the killing of Chandan Gupta. As many as 112 people were arrested and security forces personnel intensified vigil in the strife-torn Kasganj in western UP. Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Sadar, Devendra Pratap Singh informed that so far 38 persons arrested for violating prohibitory orders have been granted bail. [Full Article...]

Cheshire doctors urge 'time to talk' on mental health awareness day

Cheshire doctors urge 'time to talk' on mental health awareness day Peer support involves First Responders trained in the delivery of mental health intervention, who provide support to their peers towards the promotion of mental health, resiliency and posttraumatic growth. "Whether that's talking to somebody, whether it's going out and connecting with nature, or reading a book, whatever it is that makes you feel at peace". [Full Article...]

Weather Authority: Snow showers on Saturday

Weather Authority: Snow showers on Saturday A chance of flurries after 9 a.m. today . Wednesday , the high will be near 34 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. Wind chill values will be below zero for much of Friday evening. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. At this time, little to no snow accumulation is expected through Saturday night . Gusty winds and blowing snow will be present in many areas as the low moves... [Full Article...]

Australian govt's 'secret papers' found in junk shop

Australian govt's 'secret papers' found in junk shop The documents were then passed onto the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC ) that ran a string of stories, embarrassing former prime ministers and several lawmakers who still occupy prominent positions inside Australia's center-right government. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation in face-off with Trump on move to release secret memo

Democrats paint the memo, crafted by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee, as misleading and meant to discredit the criminal probe into potential collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow, but What Does Competition Say?

Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow, but What Does Competition Say? In reality, Phil's prediction is decided ahead of time by the group on Gobbler's Knob , a tiny hill just outside of Punxsutawney . The Groundhog Day celebration started when Germans - Pennsylvania's earliest settlers - introduced Candlemas Day, a Christian holiday celebrated on february 2, to the state. [Full Article...]

Palestinian president coming to United Nations to answer Trump

Palestinian president coming to United Nations to answer Trump Danon's comments come after the Palestinian leader announced Thursday that he would seek an audience with the Security Council on February 20, during the United Nations body's monthly meeting on the situation in the Middle East, amid strained relations with the USA administration. [Full Article...]

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits campus, speaks to students

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits campus, speaks to students Secretary of State said. After visiting Buenos Aires and the Argentine mountain resort town of Bariloche, Tillerson is scheduled to meet in Lima with Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on various issues, including the eighth annual Summit of the Americas, which is to be held April 13-14 in Lima, Peru. [Full Article...]

USA concerned sarin gas used in Syria: Jim Mattis

USA concerned sarin gas used in Syria: Jim Mattis Officials said the purported use of chemical weapons was an attempt to compensate for dwindling military resources as the Assad government seeks to retake the large swaths of territory it has lost in its prolonged civil war and grows more reliant on backers in Moscow and Tehran. [Full Article...]

Feds drop corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez D

Feds drop corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez D Justice officials also Wednesday cited limitations placed by the judge on the evidence that would be admissible at a retrial. The first trial, which lasted 11 weeks, ended in a hung jury in November. Jurors later told reporters as many as 10 members of the panel were in favour of acquittal on all counts, leading many to speculate the government wouldn't pursue a retrial. [Full Article...]

US 'Kremlin List' means nothing to Russia - PM

US 'Kremlin List' means nothing to Russia - PM Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, testifying before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, came under fire from Democrats for failing to impose any sanctions in the report Treasury released. "It's a lottery", said Sofia Prosvirnova, one of seven Russian short track speed skaters headed to South Korea, ahead of a meeting of "Olympic Athletes from Russia" with President Vladimir Putin . [Full Article...]


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