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by | February 22, 2018 | 17:15

Amnesty International called for his immediate release, labelling the sentence "a slap in the face to justice". Rajab, 53, is now serving a two-year sentence for giving an interview in which he criticized Bahrain. Brian Dooley also said the US Government needs to "take punitive action over this verdict" by sending "the American ambassador to visit Rajab in prison to tell him that the US is on his side and against this reckless repression".

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:59

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) declared today that the white-supremacy movement continues to expand in the USA - as does violence by white-nationalist groups. Meanwhile, KKK chapters declined drastically, decreasing from 130 in 2016 to 72 previous year. The president thrilled white supremacists with his policy initiatives, such as revving up the country's deportation machinery and curtailing civil rights enforcement .

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:36

Colorado's Lauren Gibbs will also be looking get into medal contention. For the first time at the highest level of global sport, the Koreans have played not against each other, but on the same team. She then won three golds again in 2014, taking the crown in the 15k skiathlon, the 30k and the team ski sprint . Sweden's Charlotte Kalla and Stina Nilsson took the silver, finishing 19 hundredths of a second adrift.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:36

He said arming teachers and other school staff could help prevent future mass shootings , voicing support for an idea backed by the National Rifle Association gun lobby. "We are going to be very strong on background checks , and put a very strong emphasis on the mental health of somebody". He tweeted: "I never said "give teachers guns" like was stated on Fake News @ CNN & @ NBC ".

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:29

In a robocall Thursday morning, Madison County Superintenent Matt Massey said the "SHS" in question had been identified and was not Sparkman High School. Our director of security, along with district and school administrators, met with police officials overnight. The increased police presence is a precaution, he said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:13

She allegedly took a shower and then nap at around 3 p.m., while Lucas also napped, but when she woke up, the back door of the home was open and the little boy was nowhere in sight. CrimeOnline spoke exclusively with the boy's father on Wednesday morning, prior to Glass' arrest, who said he is holding out hope that his child will come home safely.

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:10

That attack was thwarted in cooperation with the Defense Division of the Telecommunications Department, the IDF said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the country's intelligence services" help in thwarting a terrorist attack on an Australian aircraft prevented "an unimaginable slaughter" and "a major disruption in global air transport'.

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:07

She added: "He has been tougher on Russian Federation in the first year than Obama was in eight years combined". Mueller's indictment charged 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies in a plot to interfere in the 2016 presidential election through a social media propaganda effort that included online ad purchases using US aliases and politicking on USA soil.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:29

She says she was "floored" by how respectful and serious her students were about it. The Miami Monster called the Levy County School Board for comment but no one was available to speak to us in an official capacity. The Springfield district has been at the center of a mass shooting before. The event is being organized and led by students. More nationwide school walk outs are planned for March 14 and April 20.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:21

Parrikar was rushed to Lilavati Hospital on 15 February for treatment of "mild pancreatitis". Mr Parrikar has arrived in Goa. "All prayers have been heard". He is also scheduled to address a press conference in the evening. The hospital administration refuted rumours that the Goa chief minister had to undergo surgery and said that he is responding well to treatment.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:18

As I walked to the stadium, I was amazed that there were people who were outside the stadium in opposition of Graham speaking. He brought the gospel to millions of Americans and people across the world. "And it was always about coming to the cross and coming to Christ", Vogler said. Held in a tent dubbed the "Canvas Cathedral", Mr Graham had been drawing adequate, but not spectacular crowds until one night when reporters and photographers descended.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:43

Catastrophes on this level are nearly typical at this point. However, Grassley was the lead Senate sponsor of a bill that lifted Obama-era mental-health gun restrictions introduced after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. "It doesn't mean, and it is about the wildest weapon you can use". After most other terrorist attacks, there was immediate action, yet we have suffered mass shooting after mass shooting without an honest attempt at change.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:58

Minor flood is already occurring in the Maumee River, and is expected to continue, especially near Defiance. Earlier in the day, meteorologist Tim Gross of the National Weather Service, Davenport, said there was not a lot of confidence that river would have reached the 15-foot mark.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:31

Nevada saw increases of 6.6 percent over the past three years and 8.2 percent over the past five years of students earning a 3 or higher on their AP Exams. "Massachusetts wins the prize", College Board CEO David Coleman said. More than 32 percent of public high school Class of 2017 graduates in MA participated in AP and scored a 3 or higher on at least one exam.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:33

The new charges could be a superseding indictment or additional charges, or they could add new defendants to the charges filed previous year. The filing in Washington federal court doesn't specify the nature of the charges, or whether it expanded the case against both men or added others, Bloomberg said .

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:33

U.S. President Donald Trump hosted a discussion at the White House on Wednesday with a group of over 40 people who were connected to U.S. school shootings. "I feel like arming teachers is just like fighting fire with fire", she said. "I have my own personal opinions but I don't share them publicly because (the issues are) so volatile", he said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:05

Amarinder Singh also gave the Canada PM a list of 9 Category "A" Canada-based operatives that are allegedly involved in hate crimes, terrorist activities and radicalisation of youth, CM's media advisor Raveen Thukral said. When a journalist of news agency ANI posed the question to Trudeau during his visit to Jama Masjid in the national capital with his family, the Canadian PM refused to even acknowledge the question and continued posing for shutterbugs.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:43

Senator Marco Rubio was slammed as "pathetically weak" Wednesday night as parents and victims of the massacre in Parkland, Florida , took the stage to confront him in a Town Hall meeting. It is too easy to get. "The fact that you can't stand with everybody in this building and say that, I'm sorry". He added that he supported a gun violence restraining order.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:35

But as Trump hosted a listening session at the White House with survivors and family members of victims of school shootings , he floated the possibility of arming more teachers in schools. Advocates called for a ban on bump stocks after Stephen Paddock , a 64-year-old former accountant, used them to fire rapidly into a crowd of 22,000 concert-goers in Las Vegas in October, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:18

He added that if a teacher is adept at firearms, the attack could be ended very quickly. He said: "Whether we are Republican or Democrat, we must now focus on strengthening Background Checks!" "Just a few moments ago, I signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns".