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Trump touts armed teacher proposal at CPAC

Trump touts armed teacher proposal at CPAC

Trump warned conservative activists in the crowd that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is eager to reclaim control of the gavel as Speaker of the House. Opening his speech Friday , Trump touted accomplishments, despite what he said was skepticism about his conservative bona fides. Trump was told to use the speech as an opportunity to announce new sanctions on North Korea , but who could blame him for wanting to talk about his gorgeous hair instead? National Rifle ... Read More

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Snap stock plummets after Kylie Jenner declares Snapchat dead

Snap stock plummets after Kylie Jenner declares Snapchat dead

Whether Jenner's snip at Snapchat was a factor in the stock drop is a subject of debate, but Bloomberg notes that Maybelline New York followed her tweet by asking its followers whether it should stay on the platform. The company did not stop there and even hinted of a new feature that will soon be coming to Android and iOS users. The company added that this is just the beginning, as there will be other updates created to make the messaging service even better. Read More

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Teen Zagitova glides to women's figure skating gold

Teen Zagitova glides to women's figure skating gold

Lipinski on Medvedeva: "She delivered". The Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation had something to celebrate in Pyeongchang after 15-year-old Alina Zagitova delivered gold in the ladies' free skating. Her free dance calling card is backloading all her jumps into the second half of her programme. Russian athletes locked up the top women's figure skating medals, though not in the expected order, while the American flag-bearer for the closing ceremony was chosen. Read More

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I never said I wanted to arm teachers

I never said I wanted to arm teachers

President Trump's listening session included students, parents and teachers from Columbine, Newtown and Parkland. During a meeting with state and local officials at the White House , Trump reiterated his philosophy that allowing "highly adept people, people who understand weaponry, guns" to have a concealed carry permit at school would make students safer and would likely deter attacks. Read More

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Saudi authority to invest $64bn in entertainment

Saudi authority to invest $64bn in entertainment

The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council said on its website that fashion week would be held in Riyadh from March 26 to March 31, with a second edition already scheduled for October. In December, the Arab Fashion Council announced the opening of a regional office in Riyadh and named Saudi Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al Saud as its honorary president. Read More

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Irfan, Sangakkara fashion Multan win on PSL debut

Irfan, Sangakkara fashion Multan win on PSL debut

Hosted by film star Hareem Farooq and Bilal Ashraf, Pakistani heart-throb Ali Zarfar performed on a song of his upcoming Pakistani film Teefa. Earlier, PSL kicked off with a glitzy opening ceremony. Busy schedules mean top foreign players such as England's Eoin Morgan , Alex Hales and Jason Roy are only available for part of the tournament as are Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmuddullah Riyadh. Read More

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Pro-Syrian government militiamen enter Afrin

Pro-Syrian government militiamen enter Afrin

Turkey plans to manufacture next generation unmanned tanks, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said February 21, according to Turkish media. Amid a complicated military situation in northern Syrian areas, where Turkish and U.S. "They will pay a heavy price for this". For more than a month, Turkey has been launching attacks on the YPG in Afrin . Images were aired of "popular forces" loyal to President Bashar Assad moving toward Afrin city in pick-up trucks equipped with anti-aircraft guns ... Read More

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Tyra: Appeal to NCAA fell on 'deaf ears'

Tyra: Appeal to NCAA fell on 'deaf ears'

Louisville was forced to vacate all wins in which ineligible players participated from December 2010 to July 2014, and must return all money received from NCAA tournament appearances in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. "From Day 1, the university has admitted that the actions of the former operations director and any others involved under previous leadership were offensive and inexcusable ", Postel said in his statement. Read More

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Some officers acting at behest of BJP to destabilise govt: AAP

Some officers acting at behest of BJP to destabilise govt: AAP

Officials and staff of the Delhi government raised slogans and prevented Hussain from taking the elevator to his 6th floor office at the secretariat this afternoon. The Congress meanwhile has jumped in to comment on the controversy, and is supporting Prakash. "All the three associations have chose to boycott meetings called by all Delhi ministers in protest against the attack on the chief secretary by MLAs at the CM's residence", said divisional commissioner Manisha Saxena, who is the ... Read More

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Heavy storm hits New Zealand

Heavy storm hits New Zealand

However, the storm has downgraded significantly, though residents have been told to brace for floods and winds of up to 150km/h. "The full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning", said Christchurch Mayor, Lianne Dalziel. Read More

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Using large sticks, not carrot, to convince N Korea to talk: Tillerson

Using large sticks, not carrot, to convince N Korea to talk: Tillerson

A little over one week later, Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of mercurial North Korean leader Kim Jong-un , stepped off a private jet and onto the tarmac at a South Korean airport to what could only be described as a rock star's welcome. "In the past, North Korea has also asked the South to revive the cross-border tour programme to Kumkangsan in exchange for the reunion of the separated families", added Koh. Read More

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Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Run for Utah Senate Seat

Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Run for Utah Senate Seat

Ted Cruz (R-Texas). That same month, Romney said he would have never accepted Trump's 2012 presidential campaign endorsement had he made similar disparaging comments about Muslims, Mexicans and the disabled. " Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion", Romney said. After Trump's victory, Romney was rumored to be a contender to be secretary of state. Read More

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Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury

Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore was stretchered off the court after he suffered a gruesome injury to his foot or ankle during the Tigers' SEC clash at SC on Saturday. "We still guarded them in the second half, but we wouldn't get a rebound". "We were down big on the boards in the first half, and we wound up winning by six", Pearl said. Read More

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Germany welcomes release of journalist in Turkey

Germany welcomes release of journalist in Turkey

Yücel, Die Welt's Istanbul correspondent who was arrested on February 14, was accused of spreading terror propaganda for the PKK and inciting hatred. "Finally! Best news ever". There are now five other German citizens who are being held in Turkish custody over alleged security offences. A spokesperson for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ulrike Demmer, said Yucel's liberation was an essential step in improving relations between Germany and Turkey . Read More

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Real Madrid come from behind to beat PSG 3-1

Real Madrid come from behind to beat PSG 3-1

PSG dominated on certain phases of the game against Madrid and even took the lead with Rabiot's goal. But he was flawless from the penalty spot just before halftime after Toni Kroos was gently pulled inside the area by Giovani Lo Celso , the young midfielder who was a surprise addition to the starting lineup in place of Lassana Diarra. Read More

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