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Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities


Porter has been out for almost the entire season as he recovers from back surgery that initially came with a three-to-four month recovery period. Michael Porter Jr .'s return to the lineup for the Missouri Tigers could be imminent. Although he's reportedly been cleared for all basketball activities, it's unclear how soon Porter will be able to play in a game. If Porter does return for the stretch run, the Tigers would certainly be an interesting postseason matchup. Read More »

Locals beat mentally unstable man to death in Kerala, click selfies


The local people allegedly handed him over to the Agali police around 6.30 p.m. after beating him up severely using sticks. Although the police took him to the hospital, he succumbed to the injuries. The relatives of Madhu has already stated that they will not cremate the body till those responsible for the death are arrested and brought to book. Read More »

NRA's Wayne LaPierre says gun control advocates 'hate individual freedom'


While it's not unusual for keynoters to use inflammatory - even seditious - language during CPAC keynotes (last year, former White House official Steve Bannon said the Trump Administration's goal was the "deconstruction of the administrative state"), LaPierre went out of his way to imply that the NRA , collectively, is a formidable armed force. Read More »

Trump to announce 'largest ever' North Korea sanctions


China's exports to North Korea totalled $168.88 million in January compared with $257.73 million in December, while imports from North Korea were $47.09 million versus $54.68 million in December. China is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate United Nations sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the foreign ministry said yesterday. Read More »

Carroll County Plane Crash Kills Everyone Onboard Cessna, Police Say


They do not know where the flight originated or for where it was destined. No word on what caused the plane to go down, or if there are any survivors. Shortly after, multiple people called 911 in Carroll County, reporting a plane down. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to investigate Friday. Read More »

United States president backs "arming teachers" in schools

There are not enough childhood mental health services across the state, they said . Despite opposition to the idea, dozens of schools across the country, many of them in OH, say they have successfully started programs in which select teachers are trained and armed. Read More »

More Schools Canceled Thursday Due To Threats


Rendle declined to say more, citing privacy restrictions. Although school will resume at normal time on Friday morning, the district said they support the decision of family who wish to keep their students home for the day. "Our students did a really good job of getting this information to adults so we could make the necessary decisions", said Rendle. "Law enforcement has been notified and is in the process of an investigation", the district said in a Facebook post. Read More »

Russian Federation accuses media of disinformation on Ghouta


Iran , Turkey, Russia , the U.S., the militant group Hezbollah and Persian Gulf nations are among the entities on the ground, either with their own forces or through proxies. As NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports , the forces supporting President Bashar Assad's regime are "pummeling the area from the air before troops, which are believed to be amassing on the edges, then try to move in". Read More »

Pence rallies conservatives with call to fight hard in 2018


As part of the government's new posture on further commercializing space, the Commerce Department will devise a new Under Secretary of Space Commerce role and move the Office of Space Commerce from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the department itself. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn's avalanche of injuries


Holdener was almost 1+ second off Gisin's pace, turning in the fastest slalom after standing 10th after the downhill. She was the first American woman to win gold in the downhill, romping past the field in Vancouver eight years and what seems like an eternity ago. Read More »

Duke, UNC, NC State named in federal NCAA investigation


They include North Carolina , Kentucky , Duke , Michigan State , USC , and Alabama among many others. Forde and Thamel reported that they were able to look over " hundreds of pages of documents " including bank records, balance sheets and expense reports involving ASM, Andy Miller and Christian Dawkins, the key players in the middle of the controversy that erupted with Federal Bureau of Investigation indictments before the current season began. Read More »

U.S. immigration agency removes "Nation of Immigrants" from mission statement


The lead US agency tasked with granting citizenship to would-be Americans is making a major change to its mission statement , removing a passage that describes the United States as a nation of immigrants. "All applicants and petitioners should, of course, always be treated with the greatest respect and courtesy, but we can't forget that we serve the American people", he wrote. Read More »

Ivanka Trump is headed to 2018 Winter Olympics


U.S. officials say they were due to meet during the Games, but North Korea pulled out at the last moment. North Korea condemned Thursday an alleged USA plan to deploy a dozen advanced drones capable of conducting deadly precision strikes across the border at a time of relative calm on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers today; heavy rain Sunday

Clearer and warmer weather then ahead for Sunday , Monday and Tuesday of next week. Sunday looks dry and mild with highs in the low 50s. Showers continue through Saturday . The forecast low is 30. The heaviest rain may be farther south Saturday , but we should get a good amount here as well. Another cold front looks to bring more rain and storms on Thursday and some slightly cooler temperatures back to the area by the end of next week. Read More »

White House: Trump Would Square Off With NRA on School Safety


Because these people are cowards. "I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools, and - you have to - and on military bases", Trump said , to scattered cheers. Loesch says many in the media "love mass shootings", adding, "crying white mothers are ratings gold". Two other deputies were placed on restricted duty during an investigation to determine if "they could have done more or should have done more " ahead of the shooting, Israel said. Read More »

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies from injuries


He wrote on a JustGiving page: "It is with a very heavy heart that I must type this". "Our good friend Jon Udall has succumbed to his injuries". 'He was strong, courageous and I will never forget him. "That hug I will remember for the rest of my life". In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Read More »

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

The President also said he would be in favor of raising the minimum age for buying certain guns to 21, and expressed hope Congress would act on the issue. President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested school security should be akin to that of banks. "I mean, they're very close to me, I'm very close to them, they're very, very great people". Read More »

Fee for appearing in RRB exams not increased, asserts Rail Minister


Candidates notified soon on the official website for the latest changes. Now Class 10 is the minimum qualification needed for a candidate to fill RRB Group D forms. To enable refund of this amount, candidates will be required to submit details of their bank accounts online. Question papers to candidates will be provided in 15 languages Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu. Read More »

Trump again attacks his attorney general


Trump in a tweet yesterday questioned why the Obama administration did not do more to counter Russian meddling in the presidential elections. The Colorado secretary of state's office said Tuesday that the 13 Russians and three companies indicted Friday for interfering in the 2016 presidential election don't appear to have operated in the state, at least according to public records. Read More »

Pakistan, India to attend TAPI groundbreaking ceremony


He was received by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani upon arrival at Maulana Jalaluddin Balkhi Complex at Herat. Pakistan and India will attend a groundbreaking ceremony of the Turkmenistan section of the Dollars 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project that will help ease energy shortages in South Asia, Pakistan Foreign Office said. Read More »

Students stage walkouts to protest gun violence


The girls, along with schoolmates and peers from Enochs High, are organizing local participation in the National School Walkout planned for April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting. Students are staging walkouts, urging lawmakers to take action and not just send prayers. Erin Stanfield, a Beyer receptionist and parent of a student at the Sylvan Avenue school, said she's still forming her opinion on the planned walkout. Read More »

Imran Khan dated Bushra when I was his wife: Reham Khan


The wedding that took place in Lahore grabbed eyeballs when PTI released a photograph showing Imran's third wife Bushra Manika in a burqa. Imran Khan said on Wednesday that a corruption man can not head political party, adding that the honour of court would have been hurt had the Election Act of 2017 not been dismissed. Read More »

Rights group: Turkey not avoiding civilians in Syria strikes


Erdoğan was referring to the statements of Pentagon Spokesperson Adrian Galloway on February 21, who said that the concerned with the effects of the operation on civilian population, and USA authorities will do their best in their contacts with their Turkish counterparts to reduce tensions and civilians. Read More »

US students protest against gun violence


But he said so numerous school's students had mobilized because they are angry. You are so strong. At a White House listening session on gun violence Wednesday, Trump raised the idea of arming some teachers with concealed weapons. It's unclear what role he played in the shooting. Students converged on Florida's Capitol to take their concerns to state lawmakers Wednesday. On Wednesday, Trump heard from students and parents impacted by the Parkland shooting, as well as past mass ... Read More »

No decision yet on including Pakistan in FATF grey-list


The US was supported in its attempt to put Pakistan on the watch list by major allies including the UK, France, and Germany, which are all part of the 35 nations and two regional organisations that make up the FATF membership. It is for the U.S. to rebuild the trust.The spokesperson said that Pakistan has categorically conveyed to the USA that this relationship can move forward in an environment of mutual trust and respect. Read More »

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Winter Olympics closing ceremony

A North Korean delegation will also attend the closing ceremony, but the South Korean government said it's unlikely that Ivanka Trump will meet the North Koreans or defectors from North Korea . The White House has emphasized that the goal of her visit is to celebrate athletes' achievements, highlighting that she is a winter sports enthusiast herself. Read More »

President Trump Comments on Video Game Violence


In 2011, the Supreme Court ruled against the state of California over its attempt to ban sales of video games to minors, saying that there was not enough evidence to show any connection between violent video games and aggression in young people. Read More »

Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED


Holder leads Arizona State in scoring with 19.4 points per game while White leads the Sun Devils on the glass with 7.4 rebounds per game and Evans II leads ASU in assists with 3.8 assists per game this season. "We had large segments in that game where we didn't play exceptionally well", Miller said. The timeline on this is unknown, as are the details of how Trier wound up in this position again. Read More »