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by | February 21, 2018 | 15:45

In the poll conducted after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last week , more than three-quarters, 77 percent, said they think more effective mental-health screening and treatment could have prevented the shooting. Another favored solution from conservatives, supported by almost 60% of Republicans, is allowing school teachers to carry guns. Cruz passed a background check and bought his AR-15 shortly after he was kicked out of the school past year, and later stocked up on ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:45

The headline rate rose by 0.1 percentage points to 4.4 per cent, up from 4.3 per cent, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although unemployment has actually been rising over the past three months if measured to a higher degree of precision.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:39

Kistner said current projections only show the river getting down to about 45 feet before the next rainfall hits the area on Wednesday . Rainfall totals of 20-30 mm have been received across the watershed over the last 24 hours, with an additional 20-25 mm forecast for the next 24 hours.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:33

Boseman responded with his own tribute to Nyong'o. "Give me one, please". "[She] really pays attention to detail, loves the smaller things of life, not just on screen", he added. Not to mention, the film has completely shattered numerous records. The film directed by Ryan Coogler earns Rs 1240 cr in its opening weekend worldwide.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:24

They proposed approaching the Alameda Police Department to do a gun buyback or hold a gun safety workshop for Alameda residents. "I am bringing local and state leaders together to find solutions on how to prevent violence in our schools and keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill individuals", he said ".

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:18

Turkey launched its operation on January 20 to clear Afrin of Syrian Kurdish fighters who it regards as "terrorists" due to their links to a Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey. On January 20, the Turkish General Staff announced launching Operation Olive Branch against the Kurdish People's Protection Units and the Democratic Union Party in Syria's Afrin, home to 1.5 mln Kurds and refugees from other Syrian regions.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:33

Kothari's Kanpur office has been locked for the past week. He said Kothari, his wife and his son are being examined by the CBI , which is conducting the searches. Kothari, however, denied those reports , saying, "I am a resident of Kanpur and I will stay in the city". According to CBI sources, the case against Kanpur-based Rotomac Global Pvt Limited, its director Vikram Kothari , his wife Sadhana Kothari, and son Rahul Kothari and unidentified bank officials was filed on a complaint ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:19

The agency has admitted it failed to investigate a tip it received about Nikolas Cruz last month. On Friday the agency said its agents failed to investigate the reports . The president even called him out for that comment, saying "General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impact or changed by the Russians ".

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:14

Qatar Airways yesterday celebrated the delivery of the world's first Airbus A350-1000 as the aircraft's global launch customer before an audience of worldwide media at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France. "With greater capacity than the A350-900, the newest widebody will play a major role on the carrier's busiest long-haul routes and will contribute to strengthening their position at the forefront of the aviation industry".

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:56

Australian sailor Lewis Bennett has been charged with the second-degree honeymoon murder of his wife, with USA authorities alleging he intentionally sank a catamaran when sailing from Cuba to Florida . Federal agents said there were tubes of coins in his life raft. Bennett, 41, of Poole, United Kingdom, will have to report to immigration officials upon his release from jail.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:45

The last video game franchise with a Hollywood film was Assassin's Creed in 2016, and that ended up not doing so well . Based on Alicia Vikander's version of the character from the upcoming movie, the collectible launches in March just ahead of the new movie, according to IGN .

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:39

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders were on Monday night forced to spend the night at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) as they were blocked from travelling out of the country. They pleaded with the court to force the government to reinstate their passports and desist from interfering with their freedom of movement. Diplomats also condemned Odinga's mock inauguration.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:32

Police charged an expelled former student, Nikolas Cruz , 19, with 17 counts of premeditated murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . "In addition, after the deadly shooting in Las Vegas, I directed (the) Attorney General to clarify whether certain bump stock devices like the one used in Las Vegas, are illegal under current law".

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:32

Oxfam has battled to contain the fall-out from the scandal , and senior officials from the charity apologised over and again for the scandal and how it was handled during a hearing with lawmakers that lasted almost two hours. Goldring, who took up his post in 2013, said Oxfam's director in Haiti, Roland van Hauwermeiren, should not have been allowed to resign when his role in the scandal was revealed and that the charity should have done more to warn future employers rather than merely ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:27

The BJP president, who began his campaign from Kukke Subramanya temple in Dakshina Kannada, addressed youths from a college run by an RSS leader, booth-level party workers from various constituencies, a gathering of fishermen, and visited the home of Deepak Rao (25), who was stabbed to death in January, allegedly by Popular Front of India activists.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:16

Critics for the BC Liberals said the government isn't collecting enough money to pay for its spending promises and that it's adding too many taxes onto businesses. Building 2,500 new Supportive Homes for People Struggling with Homelessness: Within this total, the province is promising an additional 2,500 new homes with 24/7 support for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:33

Speaking to the media, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that Naranaswamy must be arrested. Two days after Mohammed Haris Nalapad and his henchmen assaulted a Bengaluru man, gravely injuring him, another Congress leader has been accused of misusing his power.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:17

Congress-ruled Meghalaya goes to polls on February 27. Nirav Modi's 22,000 Cr. Targeting the government, Tiwari said Nirav Modi wrote a letter to the PNB that smacks of arrogance and can be written only by a person who has full confidence in his seniors who are sitting at top positions in the government.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:08

President Trump said on Tuesday that he had signed a memo ordering the Department of Justice to propose regulations on bump stocks , instruments that enable the modification of semi-automatic rifles into full-on machine guns. "Whether we are Republican or Democrat, we must now focus on strengthening Background Checks!" he added later on Twitter. In most U.S. 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 ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:08

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. Netanyahu said Zarif "lies with eloquence" and warned the conference participants saying that Zarif will "brazenly deny Iran's nefarious involvement in Syria ". "What has happened in the past several days is the so-called invincibility (of Israel ) has crumbled", he said of the February 10 downing of an Israeli jet.