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Parkland shooter's caretakers: 'We had a monster living under our roof'

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They declined to provide their son's first name or age. The Sneads' son had asked if he could move in, and they agreed, knowing he was extremely depressed about his mother's death. Still, the Sneads thought Cruz was doing better. Investigators continue to search for answers as new surveillance video of suspected Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz was released of him walking to a McDonalds after the high school shooting. Read More »

Sth Korea region eyes Asian bid with North

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A high-level North Korean delegation, which for the first time included a member of the ruling Kim family, also met with South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Saturday. nothing will change until the day comes that North Korea permanently abandons its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs and ceases to threaten the United States of America and our allies in the region", he said. Read More »

Activist refers MP to police over gun post

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The MP defended his post as "a joke". "Are they really standards that you are willing, as Prime Minister, to walk by?" she asked of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has lodged her own complaint over a death threat she received from an alleged supporter of Mr Christensen. It's not the first time Mr Christensen has used a quote from gun-slinging movie to target left learning activists. Read More »

Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday?

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In a state named after a president, a day off for Presidents Day is a natural fit. Presidents' Day always falls on the third Monday in February. But it was not until the late 1870s that this became a federal holiday . Today, Presidents' Day is considered a day to celebrate all American presidents, past and present. U.S. Postal Service - U.S. Post offices are closed on Monday . Read More »

Central AL Forecast- Isolated Showers Sunday, Warm Start to Week

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We may even hear a few rumbles of thunder. The record high for Wednesday is 75 degrees. This will bump up our rain chances. SUNDAY: Partly to mostly sunny and mild. Despite the rain threat, temperatures will be quite mild for this time of year - topping out in the middle 60s across the region. Temperatures will stay in the low to mid 50s Thursday before warming back around 60 Friday and into the weekend. Read More »

US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing

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During the visit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, local security guards tried to keep a military official carrying what is known as the "nuclear football" from accompanying Trump. At no time, according to Axios , did the Chinese control the "nuclear football", and USA officials were asked to keep quiet about the November 9 incident, which may have been a misunderstanding. Read More »

Kurds Confirm Deal for Syrian Army to Join Afrin Battle Against Turkey

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Sunday's deal underscores the increasingly tangled battlefield in northern Syria, driven by a web of rivalries and alliances among Kurdish forces, the Syrian government, rebel factions, Turkey, the United States and Russian Federation. On January 20, Turkey launched an offensive on Afrin, codenamed "Olive Branch", targeting the Kurdish YPG, allegedly affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which Ankara regards as a terrorist organization. Read More »

Trudeau begins India trip with Taj Mahal visit

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He is scheduled to visit Akshardham temple in Gujarat and the Golden Temple in Amritsar. On Sunday, Trudeau and family had visited the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra and a wildlife sanctuary in Mathura. Modi will hold bilateral talks with Trudeau on February 23 following which a number of agreements are expected to be signed. Approximately 1.4 million Canadians are of Indian heritage and India is Canada's second largest source of immigrants. Read More »

Cyclone Gita: Where in New Zealand will be hit hardest

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Heavy rain in Fiordland had also eased. Civil Defence director Sarah Stuart Black said it was unclear at this stage how likely it would be for a state of emergency to be declared. Items which could be blown around by wind should be tied down and secured, including items like trampolines. And there's a strong wind warning from 4pm Tuesday to 4am Wednesday for severe gale southeasterlies gusting 130 km/h in exposed places. Read More »

PM Modi visits ailing Manohar Parrikar at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

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The chief minister is undergoing tests at the hospital and a decision on his discharge will be taken later in the day, the source added. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . "He is on a liquid diet", the source said. Earlier on Sunday, News18 too had reported the deterioration in Parrikar's health. The Goa chief minister's office was not immediately reachable for a comment. Read More »

PTI confirms Imran Khan's marriage with Bushra Bibi

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Mufti Saeed who was also nikah khawan of that marriage had not commented when asked about the ceremony of November 2015. He first tied the knot with Jemima Khan on May 16, 1995 that ended in divorce after nine years on June 22, 2004. Following this, PTI had denied the reports of party supremo's third marriage. She was formerly married to Khawar Farid Maneka, a senior customs official in Islamabad, with whom she has three daughters and two sons. Read More »

Anti-corruption force arrests Latvian central bank's manager

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LTV cameras spotted Rimšēvičs arriving at the KNAB HQ along with his lawyer. A slight air of absurdity and surreality to some aspects of the proceedings was not diminished when one of the cars entering and leaving the compound displayed less than expert parking skills. Read More »

Video shows buildings swaying violently during a massive quake in Mexico

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Officials say a dust cloud caused the pilot to lose control, keel over and crash into an open field where local residents had set up camp for the night because they feared aftershocks could cause their homes to collapse. The magnitude of the natural disaster in Oaxaca ranged between 7.2 and 7.5 on Friday afternoon, at a depth of about 15.3 miles, according to the US Geological Survey . Read More »

Florida school shooting: Sessions orders 'immediate' review of Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Trump's tweet was condemned by members of both parties on Sunday. He added that the school district will soon announce when the rest of the campus will open, and how it intends to accommodate the some 900 students who used the building. Democratic State Senator Linda Stewart, who represents Orange County, where 49 people were massacred at the Pulse nightclub in 2016, said she needs to gain support from three Republicans, who control the state legislature, to win passage of her measure but ... Read More »

Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday

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The National Weather Service is predicting a major winter storm with heavy snow and strong winds to hammer northwest Montana, which will also affect the Missoula area. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Up to a half-inch of rain is possible. Frank said there's even a small chance thermometers could hit 70 at some point. Read More »

Olympic skier shades Mike Pence after breaking thumb

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Kenworthy and Rippon are the first openly gay U.S. Winter Olympians to compete in the games. Instead, he did a very Christian thing, tweeting to Rippon: "I want you to know we are FOR YOU". What Pence did do was get elected alongside Donald Trump on a ticket that modernized the Republican Party in part by confronting real threats to American society like economic decay, political correctness and foreign adversaries. Read More »

Four killed, four wounded by unidentified shooter in Dagestan's Kizlyar

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The one features a square in the city of Kizlyar, where the incident occurred, with a female voice-over, narrating that the shooting has taken place near the local church. "The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church considers this bad crime, committed on the eve of the Great Lent, a provocation aimed at instigating confrontation between [the] Orthodox and Muslims, who have been coexisting peacefully for ages in the Caucasus", his spokesman said, RT reported . Read More »

Manhunt for Akron native accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old

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Investigators said they saw a 2008 Dodge Avenger with four girls inside the vehicle with their grandmother. Darnell Bitting, 31, was arrested after detectives issued warrants against him. According to authorities, a man came out of the residence armed with a rifle and fired a shot that hit the vehicle. Police in Akron say they were able to track the suspect down Saturday. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence 2018

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Modi underscored that in the last three years a lot of efforts have been taken by the Maharashtra government in facilitating the ease of doing business, resulting in a better global ranking. Prime Minister said that Technology opens entirely new spheres and sectors for growth. There is a sharp increase in the number of people flying. Addressing the Global Investors' Summit - "Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018", Prime Minister said that India believes in potential, policy, planning and ... Read More »

Corbyn slams claims about Czech spy 'ridiculous'

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There's clearly a contradiction between the accounts of Corbyn and the Czechoslovakian diplomat-and the Labour leader is entitled to the presumption of innocence on this point. Brazil or Germany". Czech diplomat Jan Sarkocy, who was a communist spy during the Cold War , has said that the Islington MP, using the name Agent Cob , met with him in parliament and warned him about British operations against communist agents in 1987. Read More »

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over school shooting, says preoccupied with Russian Federation probe

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Trump is staunchly opposed to additional restrictions on guns or gun ownership, but Vice-President Mike Pence said at an event in Dallas the president would make school safety "a top priority" when he meets with governors of U.S. The FBI admitted Friday it received a chilling warning in January from a tipster who said Cruz could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow up. Read More »

Out of patience, ready for any sacrifice for Andhra's interest: Naidu

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He wished that unrest like that prevailed in Assam and Punjab should not arise in Andhra , where people are upset and angry. "Even in the last budget, they did injustice to Andhra Pradesh ", said Naidu in Guntur on Saturday. "Ours is an agrarian State, without a big urban centre, and we fall short by Rs 30,000 to the average per capita income in the rest of the country". After the Union Budget was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the TDP showed its unhappiness and mounted ... Read More »

Thousands say goodbye, pay their respects to Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer

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Bauer. Legghette had evaded the pursuing officers when Bauer spotted him on the street running south on Clark toward the Thompson Center and City Hall, police said . The 31-year police veteran had approached Legghette because he was acting suspiciously. Of all of Commander Paul Bauer's responsibilities, the ones that mattered the most to him were being a good husband to his wife, Erin, and good father to his daughter, Grace, several speakers said during his open casket funeral at the ... Read More »

Mohammed Haris Nalapad expelled from Congress for assaulting a youth

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They are believed to be associates of Nalapad, who were part of the alleged brutal attack against the victim Vidvat at Farzi Café in UB City mall on Saturday night. However, using the assault as an "example" of Congress government misrule, the BJP has begun making it an election issue, with Haris being targetted in specific. Read More »

'Do not test Israel's resolve', Netanyahu warns Iran

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European powers including Britain, France, Germany and Russian Federation who were party to the accord have argued that Iran is complying with the agreement and are against tearing it up, something US President Donald Trump has said he favours. Read More »

Polar Plunge supports Special Olympic athletes

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Although that's downright warm compared to some previous years, many participants still shivered in the 37-degree air as they waited - some in animal costumes, tutus or bow ties - to leap off the dock. "So it's a lot of fun for people who have that adventurous spirit". Giving them the 2nd place at the event for most money earned. On Feb. 8, the group gave the honor to Ella Swanson, a sixth-grader at Southwest Middle School, according to a news release from Wiley Cress. Read More »

Donald Trump blames FBI for Florida school shooting

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She's been speaking out with her friends about the tragic day and is determined to do what she can for better gun control laws. The rally gave a political outlet to the growing feelings of rage and mourning sparked by the carnage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the town of Parkland on Wednesday. Read More »

Democracy is BJP's core value: Modi

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Unlike the spartan facilities of the left parties-CPI (M) and CPI-the two national parties, which have their own party offices, the BJP office will have the feel of a corporate building. Vajpayee was successful in taking allies along while navigating regional aspirations and sparking a new hope in the country, Modi said, adding, "The root cause for this is that democracy is in our blood ('rag rag mein hain')". Read More »

It Took 100 Years for Liberals to Grasp That Russians Interfere

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On Friday , shortly after the indictment was announced , President Trump conceded in a tweet that Russian Federation did carry out an "anti-US campaign ", but he said it began well before he launched his presidential run. McMaster's remarks came in sharp contrast to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , who spoke minutes earlier from the same stage, and brushed off the indictment , calling it through an interpreter "just blabber". Read More »

Merkel Sees No Threat In New Gas Pipe To Russia, Poland Disagrees

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We also support the diversification of energy sources. The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russian Federation poses no threat to Europe's energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart, Reuters reported. Read More »

Tom Campbell endorses Kevin Cramer

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On Tuesday, former state Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth dropped his short-lived bid for Senate because he expected Cramer to join the race. Cramer announced in January that he was passing up the Senate race and would run for another House term instead. Read More »

Don't Ride Through X-Ray Machines

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The woman's weird actions startled security officers at the Dongguan Railway Station in China's southern Guangdong province on Sunday, according to Chinese media. The woman presumably received a blast of radiation on her trip inside the X-ray machine, but other than that, she emerged unharmed on the other end of the conveyor. Read More »