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At least one dead in Kabul City bombing

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The place of incident is also not far from the US Embassy. Razia Baluch, a provincial council member from Helmand said the explosion rattled the windows of her house and she heard the sirens of ambulances heading towards the site. The Islamic State group in a statement on its website claimed responsibility. Meanwhile, an Afghan official said at least three security personnel were killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province. Read More »

South Koreans want their poor sport speedskaters kicked out of the Olympics

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Another said that it was, "truly a shame to see the athletes bully one another, and they represent the Republic of Korea ". Underlining their growing sense of self-belief, that run of victories included a 7-6 thriller against the Scandinavian heavyweights in which the Korean rink showcased pinpoint shots, strong teamwork and tactical prowess. Read More »

'Rested' Imran Tahir Arrives to Play in Pakistan Super League

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In previous PSL editions held in 2016 and 2017, Peshawar Zalmi played 21 T20s - the highest number of matches among all teams - and out of which they won 12 while lost 8, recording their winning percentage of 60%. Multan Sultans already have one win under their belt after beating defending champions Peshawar Salmi by seven wickets in the opening match . The new Multan Sultans and the confirmation of a slew of worldwide greats such as Shane Watson and Brendon McCullum has given ... Read More »

Florida school shooting survivors are not 'crisis actors'

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At a funeral for slain football coach Aaron Feis, retired school groundskeeper Dave Tagliavia said he thinks the students mean what they say and won't back down. On Wednesday , Trump held an emotional, hour-long meeting with students who survived the shooting and a parent whose child did not. Yet he legally purchased a semi-automatic rifle. Read More »

People assassinated in last 5 days: SYRIA

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Aid workers and residents said helicopters of the Syrian Army had been dropping "barrel bombs" - oil drums packed with explosives and shrapnel - on markets and medical centers, Reuters reported . How come, Security Council? Russian Federation is ready to vote for the UNSC draft, but for the proposal to yield real results, it needs "a formula allowing the ceasefire to be made real, and based on the guarantees of everyone in Eastern Ghouta [province in Syria] and beyond." . Read More »

Your view: Soft targets are at risk of gun violence

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The lack of legislative response in light of our many school shootings is utterly unacceptable. In his February 18 letter to the editor, Ron Waddell of Forest said that because Prohibition did not work, we should not bother with gun laws because the results, in his opinion, would be the same. Read More »

Students stage walkouts Wednesday to call for gun reform

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Tracey Kinney, LCSD1 assistant superintendent of instruction, said, "Violence doesn't support social progress". "We can't wait any longer". President Donald Trump said repeatedly Friday that he favored arming teachers to protect students, an idea many educators rejected out of hand. Read More »

Suspect in Filipina's Kuwait freezer death arrested

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Cayetano said he expects Kuwaiti authorities to request the extradition of Assaf so he could face trial in Kuwait . But on Friday the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs announced that Nader Essam Assaf had been arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of murder. Read More »

High voltage campaign ends for bypolls in MP

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The high-voltage campaign for crucial by-elections to Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh came to an end on Thursday, with top leaders from the BJP and the Congress taking part. Chouhan has served as the state's CM since 2005, with his party holding power since 2003. The EC has made a decision to take "all steps" to rectify the electoral rolls ahead of the state assembly elections, due later this year. Read More »

Analysts See $0.42 EPS for The Trade Desk, Inc. (TTD)

To view Vetr's full report, visit Vetr's official website . A number of research firms have commented on TTD . Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Trade Desk from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Read More »

I shouldn't have removed my silver medal: Canadian hockey star

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Germain, who has many more athletic feats in his future plans. Let us know your thoughts below! For the first time since 1998 , the us women's hockey team has captured Olympic gold. The weight was good and we're in the top button. We're blocking shots. The guys are helping me, too. "He made some huge saves tonight". It was in the sixth round of the shootout when Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson unleashed an unbelievable move - faking a shot, deking to her backhand, going back to her forehand ... Read More »

Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate

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Republicans are more interested in getting rid of gun-free zones, including schools. Students from Stoneman Douglas High School hug survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Parkland, Florida . Vague at first wanted the deal, but "morally resolute" colleagues brought the team "to a firm "no" because of the assault-weapons issue", Vague said. Read More »

NAN Issues Statement on Tina Fontaine Verdict

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Tina had left her Sagkeeng home to visit her mother in Winnipeg. It was there that the girl became an exploited youth. Tina's body, wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down with rocks, was pulled from the Red River in Winnipeg eight days after she was reported missing in August 2014. Read More »

New indictment accuses Manafort of paying European politicians

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The plea, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington , D.C., is unusual because it indicates that Gates lied to Mueller's team and the Federal Bureau of Investigation as recently as February 1, when he already was negotiating with prosecutors about the raft of criminal charges he was facing. Read More »

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

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It has outperformed by 72.29% the S&P500. Glaxis Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Autodesk Inc (ADSK) by 53.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Tuesday, December 19 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Tuesday, May 30. Read More »

Two years of Nikolas Cruz warning signs — TIMELINE

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During an emotional meeting with survivors and their families on Wednesday, the president flagged the idea of arming teachers in schools. These tips are among at least 18 calls the sheriff's office received from 2008 to 2017 about Cruz's violent behavior, mental health issues, and possession of weapons and hate-related symbols. Read More »

Australian deputy prime minister resigns from Cabinet, remains in parliament

The final straw for the deputy prime minister was a West Australian woman's 2011 sexual harassment allegation, which will be referred to police and is the subject of a Nationals investigation. "I don't believe any of them have been sustained", Mr Joyce said. "I will continue to fight for the people in the weatherboard and iron, for the people on the peripheral and the small regional towns", Joyce wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly

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Example, the Trump and Kushner families' massive debts they owe to banks run by Russian oligarchs, controlled by Vladimir Putin. Trump went on to describe the system for granting security clearances as "broken". "As I told Jared days ago, I have full confidence in his ability to continue performing his duties in his foreign policy portfolio including overseeing our Israeli-Palestinian peace effort and serving as an integral part of our relationship with Mexico. Read More »

NRA's Wayne LaPierre hits left in defense of guns at CPAC

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He put the blame on the NRA and noted law enforcement leaders share the same point of view. President Donald Trump , visiting victims with his wife Melania Trump, received US $30 million from the NRA during his election campaign. The Democratic Mayor of Parkland, Florida, Christine Hunschofsky, will also participate. LaPierre has been a deeply polarizing figure as an outspoken and consistent advocate for gun rights , who has previously been among the public figures to voice the NRA's ... Read More »

'Black History Month' meal at school has collard greens, watermelon

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But she added that, while she was glad they had been fired, it should not have been her responsibility to point out the problem - one that she said went far beyond a single incident. The main event at 6 p.m. will showcase cultural music, poetry, break dancing, a cultural skit, fashion show, cultural food sampling and guest speakers from the black community. Read More »

President Trump says he supports raising minimum age for gun purchases

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LaPierre said the "elites don't care not one whit about school children". The head of the biggest gun lobby in the U.S. has accused Democrats of pushing a "socialist" agenda to deprive gun owners of their weapons, in an uncompromising speech just a week after 17 people died in the Florida school shooting . Read More »

FATF puts Pak on terror financing watch list

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THE inter-governmental organisation responsible for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism has added Pakistan to its terror-financing watch list that could cripple the country's economy, media reports said. The FATF session was being held to review proposals that included, among other things, putting Pakistan back on a list of countries which have failed to prevent terrorist financing. Read More »

Rajya Sabha elections on March 23

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The Election Commission released the schedule for the biennial polls to be held for 58 Rajya Sabha seats, which will fall vacant in April-May. The members, whose terms are ending, include Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dharmendra Pradhan, J.P. Read More »

Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates

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Manafort and Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday in the Eastern District of Virginia on 32 counts: 16 counts related to false income tax returns, seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts, five counts of bank fraud conspiracy, and four counts of bank fraud. Read More »

Former S.African soldier sentenced to death in S

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These incidents include the killing of two people, arbitrary arrest and detention of 58 others, 16 people who have been dismissed from their jobs, the closure or suspension of media houses, censorship of newspaper articles and blocking of websites. Read More »

#ArmMeWith: Teachers tell Trump what they really need instead of guns

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The Feb 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the second-deadliest shooting at a USA public school and has spurred unprecedented youth-led protests in cities across the country. "Of the 6,000 young people the president acknowledges were caught with a gun at school during the past two years, we believe all of them should have been prosecuted", LaPierre said. Read More »

Northeast Students To Join National School Walkout

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Senior Demitri Hoth has been one of the most vocal students fighting to ban assault weapons.He said his activism won't stop just because he'll have homework to do. The students were armed with signs begging politicians to take action against gun violence. "I want to make it virtually impossible for anyone who is a danger to themselves or others to use a gun". Read More »

Trump accidentally insulted Ivanka and the internet strongly agreed

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Ivanka now serves as a special adviser to her father. Trump met privately with the South Korean President to brief him on economic sanctions against North Korea that the White House released Friday. Moon said. "And look, North Korea won the Olympics", said Vinograd, who served on Obama's National Security Council in multiple high-level roles. Kim, who is the propaganda chief in North Korea, was an object of mystery and fascination for many South Koreans, given how little is known about ... Read More »

How California's economy may change because of legal marijuana

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There is good news or bad news about medical marijuana, perhaps depending on which side you stand on. Deborah Hasin, the senior author of the study and professor of epidemiology at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, said in a statement, "There appears to be no basis for the argument that legalizing medical marijuana has increased teens' use of the drug". Read More »

Leaders of NRA accuse gun control supporters of exploiting school shooting

Rather than gun restrictions, he called for armed security at every school in the country-something President Trump echoed in an early morning series of tweets . LaPierre also made a populist appeal by painting people who want common-sense gun control as either out-of-touch elites or socialists. In November 2015, following a series of terrorist attacks in and near Paris that left 130 people dead, Trump criticized the city for having "the toughest gun laws in the world". Read More »

WEATHER WARNING: Bitterly cold Russian air to blast NI

It will result in cold air sweeping in from Siberia, forecasters say. The Met Office said while the week had started milder, with temperatures as high as 14C in some parts of the United Kingdom, conditions would be short-lived with with cold air set to flow in from Eastern Europe over the weekend. Read More »

Donald Trump moves to ban rifle bump stocks following Florida shooting

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The president's statement comes as shooting survivors and other young people press for more gun control in a rising chorus of grief and activism. "How is it that easy to buy this type of weapon?" In most USA states, the legal age to buy a hand gun from a licensed dealer is 21, however you only have to be 18 to purchase a rifle or shotgun. Read More »

Answers to Trump's tweets on Russian Federation probe

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The president also took a swipe at his attorney general , misspelling his name. The U.S. Treasury started its investigation of the Latvian bank, for example, in 2016, a third administration official said. "But if you look at the detail and the operation that they set up, much of it occurring in St. Petersburg [Russia], certainly Mueller's investigators and prosecutors unwound something that had some complications", he said. Read More »