by | February 23, 2018 | 18:55

Students and parents reported the threat to the district. The district says if it is determined the threat is false, it will "pursue further action on the individuals responsible". The incidents follow a district-wide lockdown this week in Orono. All schools in Blaine School District closed Friday after the district received a threat to those on the Blaine Campus via email Thursday night, according to the district's website .

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:48

On Thursday afternoon, the federal administrative court in Leipzig is expected to announce whether Stuttgart and Düsseldorf are allowed to use vehicle bans to try to improve air quality. Carmakers have sought to avert a total ban with an agreement to overhaul engine management software on 5.3 million diesel cars as a way to clean up German cities.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:48

In the aftermath of a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead, President Donald Trump is urging the country and Congress to act. Ambassador Nikki Haley, work for the same president. "At the end of the day, you don't want insane people carrying guns". This year, he'll be making his second appearance there as president.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:44

During a meeting on school safety today, President Donald Trump pointed to mature content in video games and movies as a potential cause of youth violence. But in most cases, you have to know exactly what you're looking for and where to look, and then be able to read it very quickly as it flashes by before a movie trailer.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:43

It later restarted at limited capacity. City officials recommend anyone living in possible flood areas to temporarily evacuate and leave their home by noon Thursday. In southwestern MI, more than 40 people and their pets were rescued, the Coast Guard said, adding that it was assisting local authorities in house-to-house rescues and evacuations along the St.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:37

And school children. Their goal is to eliminate the Second Amendment and our firearms freedom so they can eradicate all individual freedoms". LaPierre earned more than $5 million from his role at the NRA in 2015, according to tax records.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:39

Cruz went on a rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday just before the end of the school day, wielding a high-powered rifle that left 17 people dead and wounded another 23 including students and staff. "Just know, I love you", Matthew wrote. Marla Kilfoyle - a high school teacher on Long Island, New York and the executive director of the Badass Teachers Association, an activist group - has been inundated this week with messages from teachers saying, "I'm sick of ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:25

A senior USA administration official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, called the new penalties "the largest package of new sanctions against the North Korea regime", without giving details. Although South Korea is a close US ally, animosity between Washington and Pyongyang is still running high. During a visit to South Korea this month, Guterres met briefly with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam and urged dialogue to address the crisis.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:55

The United States also calls upon Russian Federation and its partners to live up to their obligations with respect to de-escalation zones, particularly those in Eastern Ghouta , and to end further attacks against civilians in Syria . Instead they claim they say rebels hold civilians as human shields. "This is a hospital that treats the sick and civilians, why target it?" At least 310 people have been killed in the district since Sunday night and more than 1,550 injured, the United ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:46

Vice President Mike Pence will lead the meeting, which is titled "Moon, Mars and Worlds Beyond: Winning the Next Frontier". The Department of Commerce would take an active role in working with U.S. Blue Origin chief executive Bob Smith joined Vice President Pence in the factory, where he signed a guest book and saw the company's flown New Shepard booster, veteran of five suborbital launches and landings.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:20

Gisin's victory, with her combined time of two minutes, 20.90 almost a second ahead of pre-race favorite Shiffrin, completed a rare Olympic double for her family after elder sister Dominique won the downhill in Sochi four years ago. But this here is the end for Lindsey Vonn , at least in the Olympics. She will run the slalom portion on Thursday at 1:00 a.m. ET. "Really, are you asking me to commentate [on] the greatest skier?" said Wednesday's gold medalist, Sofia Goggia of Italy.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:09

The quartet aims to complete the 1,840-km (1,143-mile) pipeline and begin pumping natural gas from Turkmenistan's giant Galkynysh gas fields by the beginning of 2020. "There were pessimistic voices, but now we are witnessing the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline", said Mr. Ghani, using the acronym for the conduit which takes its name from the four countries.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:38

Rain showers are blanketing radar again this morning . FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy, afternoon rain. SATURDAY NIGHT: Lingering rain showers and thunderstorms continue, as a cold front moves across the region. A trough of low pressure is forecast to approach from the southwest to spread light snow or ice pellets across P.E.I. Expect the heaviest rain late Saturday afternoon and evening.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:32

According to a Washington Post analysis , arming 20% of teachers would cost a minimum of $251 million and exceed $1 billion at most . Maintaining schools as "gun-free zones" makes those facilities like "going in for the ice cream" for mass shooters, he added.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:13

As CNN pointed out, in that same legislature meeting, lawmakers dubbed pornography a public health risk. Hundreds of students across a variety of schools walked out of their campuses to protest current gun laws after 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:06

However, his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi, who sat next to his boss, was adamant Gigaba would deliver the budget on Wednesday. According to Bloomberg the ANC's national executive committee is set to meet on Sunday for the first time since since Jacob Zuma resigned as president on February 14.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:09

Alina Zagitova beat out fellow Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation competitor Evgenia Medvedeva by just 1.31 points for the gold medal in ladies' figure skating . The Russians have one gold, five silver and eight bronze medals at the Pyeongchang Games as of Friday, putting them behind Belarus and Italy on gold medals (the key measure used in Russia), and behind France on total medals.

by | February 23, 2018 | 14:57

So Hogg - who, again, just recently survived a mass shooting - went on CNN to refute the claims publicly. David Hogg , the student, addressed the conspiracy theories on CNN's "AC360" on Tuesday, saying "I'm not a crisis actor ".

by | February 23, 2018 | 14:54

People kill people. They forget that guns make it a lot easier to kill people and certainly the assault weapons, which kill people at a large scale. One of the steps in this extensive process is visiting a mental-health professional who evaluates whether or not you are fit to be in possession of such a risky weapon.

by | February 23, 2018 | 14:14

The walkout included remarks from students, a moment of silence and was created to be 17 minutes long, one minute for each victim in Florida's shooting. Gardner and Duffy spoke first, and then listened as several other students shared their thoughts. The event is being organized and led by students.