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Courtney said teachers also marched with the students "because they don't feel safe either because of the lack of gun laws". The high school students are also calling for anti-gun violence demonstrations on March 24 in Washington, D.C.
  • Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency

    Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency

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    On the Petro , Mr Harris said , that if all goes ahead as planned and the Venezuelan government manages to raise a considerable amount from investors, this could bring more global scrutiny from regulators. The president predicts the petro will be a roaring success. There are lots of skeptics who are confident that this cryptocurrency will not get through the next presidential elections in Venezuela .
  • Trump signs directive calling for ban on bump stocks

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    The mass shooting has once again reignited the national debate surrounding gun control. Ten days later, on March 24, students from Parkland , Florida, where the shooting occurred, are planning their own " March for Our Lives " rally in Washington , D.C.
  • Students across South Florida begin walkouts to push for gun law changes

    Students across South Florida begin walkouts to push for gun law changes

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    The students , many wearing burgundy T-shirts in their school colors, carried sleeping bags, pillows and luggage and hugged their parents as they departed. "We need to at least open the dialogue", said Turner, who noted that over the weekend he heard from constituents who did not want to see any gun law changes.
  • Pres. Trump to meet with high school students

    Pres. Trump to meet with high school students

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    Mr Trump previous year he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms - a long-running and contested debate within the US. The Parkland massacre was the deadliest school shooting since 20 children and six adults were killed in the rampage at Sandy Hook.
  • Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

    Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

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    Ready to check it out? What's interesting is that you don't have to save the screenshot first so as to edit, you just press capture and carry on with the edits right within the app. Next, you can either take a picture of your card or manually type in your account number. The Home tab provides helpful information including recent purchases and nearby stores that support Google Pay .
  • A Neighbor's 911 Call: Another Unheeded Tip in Florida School Shooting

    A Neighbor's 911 Call: Another Unheeded Tip in Florida School Shooting

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    The attack happened just moments before their 2:40 p.m. dismissal time . It will also be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. CNN reports that the students will be targeting the NRA and any politician who are in alliance with them. "We feel neglected. At this point, you're either with us or you're against us". "We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around", Cameron Kasky, a junior from Marjory Douglas High, said.
  • Cold temperatures sticking around in the north valley

    Cold temperatures sticking around in the north valley

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    High temperatures on Thursday aren't expected to exceed 40 degrees and may be accompanied by rain . Colder weather will really be felt across much of Britain by next weekend as the raw wind tears across the country bringing a risk of snow flurries in the east.
  • Gritty USA-Canada rivalry explodes again in women's hockey final

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    This time, the league balked at interrupting its schedule to send players to the Games without any financial return, but hasn't ruled out going to China . "For the two teams to be able to combine and have such good chemistry, in such a short amount of time, with all the pressure from the media and the governments, it's pretty remarkable that our players were able to make it work".
  • Sox land JD Martinez at club's price

    Sox land JD Martinez at club's price

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    After the report that Eric Hosmer had agreed to a $144 million eight-year deal with San Diego, the opinion was Martinez would soon sign. And if they sign him to a deal well below what many thought the market price was going to be, they are off the charts happy! And ESPN reporter Pedro Gomez confirms from a strong source, that the deal is official.
  • Craig Overton gets ODI call up for England

    Craig Overton gets ODI call up for England

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    The team simply can't do without him. Morgan, who had missed England's last two games in the series due to a groin strain, proved he had not lost any form while sitting on the sidelines with a composed innings. He has never yet played in England's limited-overs set-up. The incident which took place in Bristol, September past year, after England were playing a 50 over one-day match against the West Indies.
  • Surviving Stoneman Douglas students call for action from Trump on gun control

    Surviving Stoneman Douglas students call for action from Trump on gun control

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    According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a person close to Nikolas Cruz called in with concerns about him on January 5, 2018 - more than a month before Wednesday's massacre . There's no question about whether he committed this act . "The school system failed". In a statement , department secretary, Mike Carroll, said the records showed Cruz was receiving mental health services before, during and after the assessment.
  • Students stage 'lie-in' at the White House to call for gun reform

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    It seems to be the only gun-related legislation now gaining traction. The planned walkout will last for 17 minutes, symbolizing the 14 students and three teachers who were killed in Parkland. During an appearance on CNN Sunday morning, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) - who held an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) during his 2016 presidential campaign - called for " commonsense gun control " and questioned the need for semi-automatic weapons.
  • Shame on you! student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

    Shame on you! student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

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    Seven seniors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - Jack Haimowitz, Ronnie Froetschel, Vincent Frettoloso, Matthew Horowitz, Cole Sumner, Cain DeLima and Joey Mondelli - say they hope the tragedy spurs change. media reports. No police reports were immediately available for those calls so it was not possible to determine whether Cruz was involved. "No special interest group, no political agenda is more critical than timely passage of legislation to effectively address the gun violence ...
  • Ice dancing, women's hockey semifinals on tap at Olympics

    Ice dancing, women's hockey semifinals on tap at Olympics

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    Four years ago in Sochi, the US led Canada 2-0 with under four minutes left in regulation, but the Canadians rallied to tie the score in regulation and win 3-2 in overtime. Until about a year ago, Greenway probably didn't think he would be playing in the Olympics. "Just trying to enjoy it". Dalton was outstanding at the other end, making 17 first-period stops and 45 overall for winless Korea, which was outscored 14-1 in the preliminary round.
  • Parkland, FL shooter reignites debate on gun control

    Parkland, FL shooter reignites debate on gun control

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    They are inspiring young people nationwide - many who can't yet vote - to act. There is much that can be done to decrease gun violence . We are all reeling from the news of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead and 14 injured.
  • Pyeonchang Games 2018: Russian Curler faces Anti-Doping Case

    Pyeonchang Games 2018: Russian Curler faces Anti-Doping Case

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    CAS made no mention of two tests nor did it specify the nature of the banned substance. As we reported earlier , Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitsky, the Olympic bronze victor is suspected of meldonium use. The CAS has said that it has not yet scheduled a hearing for Krushelnitsky's case. We will update this story when an update on the B sample is released on Monday in Pyeongchang .
  • SnapChat Threat Has Hundreds Stay Home At Durfee High

    SnapChat Threat Has Hundreds Stay Home At Durfee High

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    The student later told police he was just talking with other students about the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida . According to a statement, the 15-year-old mentioned shooting a particular student "and Mexicans". Authorities in Pennsylvania say a teenager has been arrested after an alleged threat of violence toward a Pennsylvania high school. Police allege that a 17-year-old Stoystown youth said "he was going to shoot up the school and the people in it".
  • Parkland shooting survivors push for gun reform

    Parkland shooting survivors push for gun reform

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    A website for the upcoming march notes that the goal is to have a comprehensive piece of legislation brought before Congress "immediately" to address gun issues in the country. She vowed Stoneman Douglas school would be "the last mass shooting". In a statement, department secretary Mike Carroll said the records showed Cruz was getting mental health services before, during and after the assessment.
  • Turkey will lay siege to Syria's Afrin in coming days: Erdogan

    Turkey will lay siege to Syria's Afrin in coming days: Erdogan

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    However, the deal was denied a day after by a YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud, saying there was only a call from the terrorist group for the Syrian army "to come in and protect the borders". The complex relationship between the Damascus government and the Syrian Kurds , which each holds more territory than any other side in the war, will be pivotal in how the war unfolds.
  • Olympics - Women's combined moved forward because of wind

    Olympics - Women's combined moved forward because of wind

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    It didn't help that the Koreans also played much better. They work extremely hard and they're very passionate in what they do. "I'm not ruling it out but at the moment I'm not thinking about it". Raselli padded the margin with her slap shot from the slot through traffic at 18:52 that Shin had no chance to stop. Murray said her players would like another shot at Japan because beating the world No.
  • NCAA Predictions: Can Ohio State, Purdue bounce back? 2/18/18

    NCAA Predictions: Can Ohio State, Purdue bounce back? 2/18/18

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    Ohio State relying on Bates-Diop to have success won't change. While the Ramblers are a solid mid-major this season, they're still not even in the at-large field. Crawled up into us, really pressured us, extended us. and we handled it well at times but not as well other times . Purdue , which shot only 35 percent, battled on the glass, losing there 45-43, but Ohio State got a few too many second-chances late.
  • 'Shame on you,' student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

    'Shame on you,' student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

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    The students are vowing to make the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a turning point in America's deadlocked debate on gun control. "But Gun control will prevent it from happening again". Another incident, at a Los Angeles middle school February 1, was called an accidental shooting by police. Mr Cruz had been expelled from the school he has confessed to attacking and some students said they had previously joked he would one day "shoot up the school".
  • Anti-Corruption Police Arrest Latvian Central Bank Chief

    Anti-Corruption Police Arrest Latvian Central Bank Chief

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    The cabinet also discussed the separate plight of ABLV, Latvia's third-biggest bank, which the ECB ordered to stop all payments due to the deterioration of its "liquidity position" following money laundering claims and threats of United States sanctions.
  • No more doubt about Russian meddling in election

    No more doubt about Russian meddling in election

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    It was reported last September , the Mueller team had obtained a search warrant to investigate whether "foreign individuals committed a crime by making a "contribution" in connection with an election and that evidence of that crime existed on Facebook ".
  • Sergio Aguero appears to strike fan as City supporters damage Wigan's ground

    Sergio Aguero appears to strike fan as City supporters damage Wigan's ground

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    Manchester City started the game at the DW Stadium strongly, trying to force their domination over the League One side who defended deep in their own half. " Wigan won congratulations to them and now we rest to prepare for the League Cup final". Delph looked stunned, his angry team mates swarming around the official, while Guardiola seethed on the touchline.
  • Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game: USA vs. Canada

    Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game: USA vs. Canada

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    Just like that, their practice paid off. Meanwhile, the Americans are back in the title game for a third straight Olympics after shutting out Finland 5-0 in the other semifinal on Monday. Finland remains winless in eight games against the Americans at the Olympics. Sure, 22-year-old Dani Cameranesi scored a pair of goals, giving her a team-high three in these Olympics.
  • Westbrook shines late and George hits big shots in Team LeBron win

    Westbrook shines late and George hits big shots in Team LeBron win

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    LeBron James led his team with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists en route to his third All-Star Game MVP. "On a scale of one to 10, it was definitely a hundred ..." Team LeBron is widely considered to be the superior collection of players , though a rash of injuries to the favorites has prevented Team Stephen from becoming heavy betting underdogs.
  • No 'hit-list' or gun found after 'vague' threats made to school

    No 'hit-list' or gun found after 'vague' threats made to school

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    Schools in Jackson County continue to deal with online threats since last week's Valentine's Day mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Hackett School District superintendent Edward Ray said the student implied that he might bring a gun to school and shoot but didn't name any other students.
  • Michigan Basketball gets closer to double bye in Big Ten Tournament

    Michigan Basketball gets closer to double bye in Big Ten Tournament

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    He was, however, the only player on the team capable of slowing Purdue center Isaac Haas in a win this month. Trailing by 22 points at halftime and by 18 points with 14 minutes left, the comeback for the Spartans was slow and methodical at first, as Michigan State's defense slowly suffocated the Wildcat offense.
  • Indian billionaire accused of massive fraud

    Indian billionaire accused of massive fraud

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    On February 14, the CBI received complaints from PNB, which detected a Rs 11,292 crore fraud involving Modi. "PSU banks continue to grapple with weak systems, raising questions on why the processes are not centralised, unlike most private banks where bypassing CBS is not easy", Edelweiss report added.
  • Trump rebukes FBI for bungling tip on Florida school shooting

    Trump rebukes FBI for bungling tip on Florida school shooting

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    At Broward Health North Hospital, where Trump met with survivors of the shooting , the president thanked the doctors, nurses and first responders for their "incredible" work, and described the carnage as "very sad". She said she hopes the April 20 protest turns into a broader movement for change. "We are not going to come to him". We're drowning here in needless gun-driven rivers of blood.
  • Obama calls for 'long overdue' gun safety laws after Florida shooting

    Obama calls for 'long overdue' gun safety laws after Florida shooting

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    Here's how Trump spent his time before departing for his Mar-a-Lago club. He thanked the thousands of people around the world that have reached out to the school in emails and on social media . Trump writes that he'll meet with "people whose lives have been totally shattered". On Friday, the FBI acknowledged it fumbled a tip about the gunman accused of killing 17 people in a Florida high school, prompting Attorney General Jeff Sessions to order a review of the bureau and Justice ...
  • Survivors of Florida shooting slam Trump FBI tweets

    Survivors of Florida shooting slam Trump FBI tweets

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    Mr Trump was at his Florida estate on Sunday but did not mention the attack in a series of morning tweets . "We are going to be marching together as students begging for our lives", she added. One was a January 5 call to a tip line from someone close to him - one that the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it failed to act on . As his school copes with the loss of 17 students and faculty members, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal Ty Thompson is pledging to help students ...
  • Time Not Right For Koreas Summit Meeting, South's Moon Says

    Time Not Right For Koreas Summit Meeting, South's Moon Says

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    More than an appearance by his smiling sibling is needed from Kim Jong-un before the world should see North Korea in an entirely new light. Bottom row left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, far right, Pence. As workers and peasants in the north carried through a social and political revolution, the USA military crushed a popular movement in the south, killing tens of thousands.
  • Updated forecast - Tri-City snow likely as temperatures drop

    Updated forecast - Tri-City snow likely as temperatures drop

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    A strong cold front will dive into the area Tuesday night , setting the stage for a cold and rainy Wednesday . It is more of a snow event north and west of town. We have been on a seemingly everlasting roller coaster ride which is destined to gyrate into March. Air temperature: 28 to 32 degrees. This is still a good 10 degrees or so above normal for this time of the year.
  • Broward schools to tear down building where mass shooting happened

    Broward schools to tear down building where mass shooting happened

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    Former Democratic president Barack Obama issued a new appeal for action on Thursday, insisting " we have to change " and calling for "long overdue, common-sense gun safety laws that most Americans want". Nutley Public Schools closed Friday because of a threat in a video posted to Instagram , police said. "I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public".
  • Florida school shooting survivors plan march on Washington

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    It was Friday's acknowledgement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that it failed to act on the second tip that angered Scott. President Donald Trump and some congressional Republicans have seized on what they see as signs of anti-Trump bias.