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YouTube promoted Florida shooting video that fueled conspiracy

Now, though, some posts on social media claim their actions speaking to the media aren't what they seem, and the focus is on one student in particular. Hogg's video of the dispute went viral. On Wednesday, a trending video on YouTube , titled " DAVID HOGG THE ACTOR." fed the conspiracy theory before the video was removed from the social media platform for "violating YouTube's policy on... [Full Article...]

Aerial look at Ohio River floodwaters

Aerial look at Ohio River floodwaters Here were the Ohio River levels, here in Louisville. The stage was 45.2 feet at Meldahl Dam at 10 a.m. Saturday; flood stage is 51 feet. At 16.5 feet major flooding occurs in and around Stryker. It's expected to reach 44.5 feet on March 1. The Maumee River at Fort Wayne from Tuesday evening until further notice. The river at Paducah was at 38.9 feet Monday. [Full Article...]

See Pics: Bollywood stars meets Canadian PM Justin

See Pics: Bollywood stars meets Canadian PM Justin Singh had refused to meet Canada's defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan during his visit to India in April. The Punjab Chief Minister felt Sajjan was advocating for the formation of Khalistan. "We will always stand against violent extremism, but we understand that diversity of views is one of the great strengths of Canada", Trudeau said. But, none of the senior Ministers of Modi cabinet gree... [Full Article...]

India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party

India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was joining him for the launch of his new party in Madurai . Mr. Haasan's political leanings are to the Left of the ideological divide and the BJP has been at the receiving end of some of his political rhetoric in the past. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers weigh in on Trump's proposal to ban 'bump stocks'

Lawmakers weigh in on Trump's proposal to ban 'bump stocks' But White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said in a statement on Monday that Trump spoke with Sen. Trump's announcement came nearly a week after the shooting deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school. Prior to being elected, Trump earned the support of the National Rifle Association. Trump has faced widespread calls for some kind of action following the deadly shooting at the M... [Full Article...]

Situation in Syria's east Ghouta 'spiraling out of control'

Situation in Syria's east Ghouta 'spiraling out of control' The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 106 civilians, including 19 children, were killed in the violence on Tuesday. A truce should also allow the evacuation of an estimated 700 people who need urgent treatment outside of the besieged enclave, he said. [Full Article...]

Northwest High School receives second threat this week, police take precautions

Northwest High School receives second threat this week, police take precautions Wednesday morning after Montgomery County police searched the Potomac school and found nothing, according to school officials. Another student, 17-year-old Launte Ahmadre Holmes of Lancaster, was arrested and charged on February 19 with disturbing schools in relation to the threat, police say. [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at accusers, denying alleged Trump Tower sexual harassment incident

Trump lashes out at accusers, denying alleged Trump Tower sexual harassment incident Crooks, one of 19 women who have publicly accused Trump of sexual misconduct, has repeatedly spoken out about her experience, but says she feels forgotten because of how little of an impact her story has had. Trump sometimes did business with Bayrock, and Crooks made a decision to introduce herself to him, "not as a fan or as a secretary but as a business partner", Saslow writes. [Full Article...]

Singapore to raise GST to 9% between 2021 and 2025

Singapore to raise GST to 9% between 2021 and 2025 Are Malaysians still whining about the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST) these days? Singapore raised the stamp duty on residential property purchases and flagged future tax increases as it prepared to meet increasing healthcare, infrastructure and security and education needs over the next decade. [Full Article...]

Venezuela launches its controversial oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro

Venezuela launches its controversial oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro So they created a new one. While it might make sense for a cash-strapped country to try and bring in new funding via such a token sale, the petro has been controversial from the get-go. While Venezuelans largely blame the ruling socialist's stewardship of the economy for quadruple-digit inflation and chronic food shortages, Maduro's top rivals are now barred from holding office. [Full Article...]

Brexit will not create 'Mad Max' dystopia, says Davis

Brexit will not create 'Mad Max' dystopia, says Davis In his speech in Vienna the Brexit secretary will acknowledge that any future system of mutual recognition of regulations will require mutual trust in the institutions that enforce them. "Evidence, not ideology should guide the UK's thinking on a close future relationship with the EU". " David Davis's promise. isn't worth the paper it's written on", said shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starm... [Full Article...]

Manchester United ready for Sevilla test in Champions League

Manchester United ready for Sevilla test in Champions League I don't think they have any chance. "So we arrive at this crucial moment with some problems, but I think mentality is very important". We have strong team ethics, strong team mentality. "United fans will be relieved to hear that Mino Raiola isn't the most popular man at the Bernabeu, and club president Florentino Perez has never bought a player from the super agent". [Full Article...]

Wreckage Of Iran Plane Crash Found

Wreckage Of Iran Plane Crash Found In a message on his website, President Hassan Rouhani said he has assigned officials to investigate the case and apply measures to avoid similar incidents in future. The plane that crashed on Sunday had been built in 1993, Aseman Airlines CEO Ali Abedzadeh told state TV. Mount Dena is 1,440ft (440 metres) tall. [Full Article...]

Woman Destroys Her Gun in Wake of Florida High School Shooting

Woman Destroys Her Gun in Wake of Florida High School Shooting A common argument against allowing people to own automatic weapons is that the only objective it holds is to kill. However, since the five years have passed, hundreds of other kids have been killed in school shootings and Pappalardo said his proclamation was just "empty words in the spur of the moment". [Full Article...]

The Great Debate: Is it Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday?

The Great Debate: Is it Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday? This is because while most states have adopted Washington's Birthday , some states officially celebrate Presidents' Day. February 22, the date of Washington's birth in 1732, became a federal holiday in 1879. Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. If not, why? It's Presidents Day. Today, we celebrate Washington's Birthday on the third Monday of February each year-the result o... [Full Article...]

President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Senate Bid

President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Senate Bid Some of that tension appeared to wane after reports that Trump was considering Romney to be his secretary of state , but the president has reportedly remained wary of Romney's allegiances and lobbied heavily for Hatch to run for re-election rather than retire. [Full Article...]

Syrian regime intensifies bombing of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Syrian regime intensifies bombing of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta Syrian forces are poised to enter two contested enclaves, Afrin - where Kurdish militiamen are battling the Turkish army and its Syrian surrogates - and Eastern Ghouta , next to Damascus , where jihadis continue to fight the army. How bad is the situation in Eastern Ghouta? Under siege by the regime since late 2012, Eastern Ghouta falls within a network of de-escalation zones - endorsed... [Full Article...]

US, SKorea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills

US, SKorea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills The report, however, did not mention the Foal Eagle drills, which are a series of joint and combined ground, air, naval and special operations field exercises, or the exact schedule for the Key Resolve and Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, according to Yonhap. [Full Article...]

Biggest Earthquake In The UK In 10 Years

Biggest Earthquake In The UK In 10 Years The Welsh League match between Port Talbot was temporarily delayed after the tremor just after 14:30 GMT on 17 February. Play had to be stopped, with the club's Twitter account reporting: 'Temporary stop in play. A magnitude 4.4 natural disaster felt in parts of Britain Saturday was its strongest in a decade. "My desk was moving independently of itself and there was a low rumble. [Full Article...]

United States' First Lady Shuns Cameras In Alleged Trump Affair

United States' First Lady Shuns Cameras In Alleged Trump Affair The latest woman who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump is a native of Southwest Michigan. Reporters travelling with Mr. Trump were prevented from seeing the First Lady arrive on the plane, but she did exit the plane at West Palm Beach with him. [Full Article...]


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