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Like many of Hernandez's Douglas classmates, he declared mixed feelings after the event, in which students, parents and teachers were among those who came face-to-face with policy-makers. "And that infuriated me". I think many of us look at her and wonder what the teenage versions of us would have done in the same position? And let me tell you, our students are ready for this moment.
  • Air raids in Syria ahead of UN ceasefire vote

    Air raids in Syria ahead of UN ceasefire vote

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    The German leader's comments came on the eve of the UN Security Council's expected meeting in NY to vote on a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire, the delivery of aid, and the evacuation of the wounded. "One has to ask where is Russian Federation, where is Iran, which had pledged in Astana to guarantee a ceasefire also in Eastern Ghouta ", said Steffen Seibert, spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel, referring to peace talks in the Kazakh capital.
  • Teachers use #ArmMeWith hashtag to reject guns in schools

    Teachers use #ArmMeWith hashtag to reject guns in schools

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    Yes, because nothing calms an active shooter situation like another person pulling out a gun. "We got in this profession to teach, and that's what we want to do", said Betty Weller of the Maryland State Education Association. Opposition to arming teachers was a common refrain among teachers and parents across the county. MNEA is committed to safe schools for every student.
  • Students stage walkouts Wednesday to call for gun reform

    Students stage walkouts Wednesday to call for gun reform

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    But once the horror of the Parkland, Florida shootings fades-just as it did with previous mass shooting from Columbine to Sandy Hook, from Virginia Tech to Las Vegas-the US will recede back into its self-denial that the country has a problem with guns.
  • US Plans To Open Jerusalem Embassy In May

    US Plans To Open Jerusalem Embassy In May

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    Don't do it. Don't do it". Mr Erekat said the USA move "reflects their total insensitivities to what goes on in this region". " Jerusalem was the right thing to do". "Any steps inconsistent with global legality would impede any effort to achieve any settlement in the region and create negative and harmful climates", added Abu Rudeineh.
  • Manafort Associate Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe

    Manafort Associate Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe

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    Gates, bearded and wearing a blue suit, tie and cuff links, listened as Judge Amy Berman Jackson read the offenses he is agreeing to plead guilty to. Now Rick Gates has become the third member of Donald Trump 's presidential campaign or transition team to plead guilty. After being forced out of the campaign alongside Manafort, he joined the Republican National Committee to work in fundraising.
  • FBI caller said suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz

    FBI caller said suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz "is going to explode"

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    Rock Deschamps tossed Cruz out the house shortly thereafter. "Hitting the walls, throwing everything in the room, and then my son got in there", Deschamps told Palm Beach County dispatchers. Cruz's mother died in November after being diagnosed with pneumonia. "That nearly upset him more than her death". While the Miami Herald was unable to obtain Cruz's complete school records, the paper was able to gather documents that detailed Cruz had been transferred six times in three years.
  • First National Bank to cease issuing NRA credit cards

    First National Bank to cease issuing NRA credit cards

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    The murders of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, eight days ago - and the subsequent pop-up activism of their surviving classmates - has, at least in the near-term, changed the all-too-predictable blueprint of how the country reacts in the wake of a mass shooting.
  • Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

    Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

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    The president also called for the banning of bump stocks and is now pushing hard for comprehensive background checks "with an emphasis on mental health". "You should be anxious and you should be frightened" about the potential of another Democratic takeover of the House, Senate and White House", he said .
  • Twitter Updates Developer Rules to Stop Bots

    Twitter Updates Developer Rules to Stop Bots

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    The company said on Wednesday said it would also not permit people to use software that allows users to perform various other actions such as liking or retweeting from multiple accounts simultaneously. Twitter's bots are thought to have played a major role in spreading divisive content in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. election. Another major change covers TweetDeck's support for multiple accounts.
  • NRA says Democrats exploiting Florida school shooting

    NRA says Democrats exploiting Florida school shooting

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    Limiting the size of gun magazines and raising the age limit on buying rifles, including guns like AR-15 style rifles, are both positions that the NRA opposes. However, those decisions were made prior to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week. The subsequent backlash and campaign for change, led largely by student survivors of the mass shooting, has focused, in part, squarely on the gun lobby as a roadblock to substantive reforms.
  • Parents on edge after shooting threat at Lincoln Northeast

    Parents on edge after shooting threat at Lincoln Northeast

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    St. Francis Area Schools closed all of its buildings Friday and asked students and staff to stay home as police investigate a threat. Both districts are southeast of Columbus. "The student was cooperative and said the threat was a hoax", Hartman said. Ward added that school officials did their "due diligence" in determining there was no danger to students or employees at the school.
  • Sheriff: Deputy on duty during school shooting never went inside

    Sheriff: Deputy on duty during school shooting never went inside

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    Authorities have said Cruz, who was expelled from Stoneman Douglas High a year ago for unspecified disciplinary problems, made his getaway moments after the shooting by blending in with students fleeing the school for safety. Most Americans had laid the blame on the association for perpetuating the unwillingness by USA legislators to pass laws on gun control in the United States while at the same time upholding the second amendment.
  • Trump urges Justice Department to ban bump stocks

    Trump urges Justice Department to ban bump stocks

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    US President Donald Trump was at his Florida golf club, some 40 miles from the site of the school shooting. Asked at a press briefing Tuesday if Trump was open to reinstating a ban on assault-type weapons, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said White House officials "haven't closed the door on any front".
  • Boko Haram attack school to embarrass govt -Lai Mohammed

    Boko Haram attack school to embarrass govt -Lai Mohammed

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    He said the actual number of the missing schoolgirls would be known when parents come forward with complaint of their wards. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari claimed in December 2016 he had technically defeated Boko Haram , weakening the group so much that it would only be able to carry out isolated suicide bombings.
  • Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation

    Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation

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    Both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, which almost unanimously passed a new sanctions bill against Russia last summer, criticized President Donald Trump for not punishing Moscow and accused him of being soft on his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin .
  • Florida lawmakers explain why they voted

    Florida lawmakers explain why they voted "yes" or "no" on gun debate

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    More typical of the way the political winds have blown is the rapid expansion into all 50 states of concealed-carry laws, which the U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to expand by making reciprocal recognition of licenses mandatory (i.e., licenses granted by the least restrictive states are good everywhere).
  • Rick Gates Pleads Guilty, Asks Judge For Spring Break Trip To Boston

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    They were previously charged with 12 counts of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering on October 30, and they pleaded not guilty. The plea bargain by Gates comes a week after a federal grand jury indicted a group of Russians, as the feds set out the details of a well-financed operation that used social media to mainly support the candidacy of President Trump, and raise questions about the bid of Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton.
  • Fog and a weekend storm to track

    Fog and a weekend storm to track

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    Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Looking ahead, after a cloudy start on Friday , more rain moves in for Friday night and Saturday morning. Temperatures are above freezing and will remain above freezing for this entire event so no wintry precipitation is anticipated. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
  • How Brexit Has Put Citizen Safety in Play

    How Brexit Has Put Citizen Safety in Play

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    The health secretary was not at the meeting of senior ministers at Chequers on Thursday but said a broad agreement had been reached ahead of a discussion by the whole cabinet and the prime minister's speech next week. Among the others in attendance were the leaders of The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Bulgaria and Ireland. The Telegraph , another British print media, said that the agreement among the 11-strong Cabinet Brexit sub-committee will mean that Britain would be free to ...
  • Trump recognizes that Russian Federation intervened in the American elections

    Trump recognizes that Russian Federation intervened in the American elections

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    Trump has repeatedly criticized the Justice Department and the FBI for their handling of the investigation into Russian interference. They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Senior White House officials say the Trump administration is looking at additional sanctions against Russian Federation and is on guard for possible meddling in November's congressional elections.
  • New fraud charges against former trump aides

    New fraud charges against former trump aides

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    Gates, a longtime protege of Manafort, was actively involved in a campaign to boost the image and fortunes of Viktor Yanukovych, the pro-Kremlin former president of Ukraine. The second is making false statements. Not every attempt at fraud worked, according to the indictment. The indictment says the group was managed by a former European chancellor.
  • Barnaby Joyce, Australia's deputy PM, resigns over sex scandal

    Barnaby Joyce, Australia's deputy PM, resigns over sex scandal

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    A sexual harassment allegation is the newest black mark on Joyce's career. But every day brought a new story, mostly in the Daily Telegraph tabloid - where Ms Campion had previously been a reporter. "I don't deserve the support you've given me". During the political sage over Joyce's personal life he was accused of hypocritical as he asked the public and the media to keep details of his personal life and relationships private.
  • Robert Mueller files new fraud charges against Paul Manafort

    Robert Mueller files new fraud charges against Paul Manafort

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    Gates served as Manafort's deputy on the campaign and went on to work for Trump's transition team. A plea hearing was scheduled for 2 p.m. ET Friday. But for The Bird, and people who like to toast the downfalls of the President's associates, Gates's plea brings another occasion to trot out the popular "Moscow Mueller" special, which is added to the menu whenever Mueller files charges or gets a guilty plea in his investigation.
  • Switzerland beats Canada for bronze in men's curling

    Switzerland beats Canada for bronze in men's curling

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    The men's team is led by John Shuster of Superior, and features Matt Hamilton of McFarland, who curls at the Madison Curling Club. The Iron Range has continued its strong support for Drobnick, skip John Shuster (a Chisholm native) and the entire squad.
  • Ohio River forecast to reach moderate flood stage

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    SVCA staff also monitored the McGowan Falls Dam in Durham as high flows brought flood debris which collected at the dam and had to be removed. On Friday, Emergency Management Coordinator Jack Stewart warned residents to be responsible around fast-moving water.
  • Italy Wins Women's Downhill Skiing Gold

    Italy Wins Women's Downhill Skiing Gold

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    One day after making history as the oldest alpine skier to ever win an Olympic medal, Lindsey Vonn is already setting her sights on breaking her own record. "I was on top of the world then", Lindsey said, as reported by Sports Illustrated . "I'm really looking forward to coming home". But Vonn doesn't listen to "most observers".
  • Statewide walkout called for school staff

    Statewide walkout called for school staff

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    The first rumblings began late previous year, when a group of teachers formed a secret Facebook page and started planning a "lobby day" at the state capital on Martin Luther King Day, when they knew the legislature would be in session. The Legislature on Tuesday night approved a 2 percent raise next year for teachers followed by 1 percent raises the following two years. It was supported in the Senate and not supported by Democrats in the House, he said.
  • Town Hall gets emotional; Sen. Marco Rubio put in the hot seat

    Town Hall gets emotional; Sen. Marco Rubio put in the hot seat

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    Conspiracy theories have them running cover for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Just wondering. Just connecting some dots". The Democratic congressmen showed more agreement with the audience. "As a matter of fact, I bet we can get people in here to give you as much money as the NRA would have". Another pivotal moment came when Cameron Kansky, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , asked Rubio if he would stop taking money from the National Rifle Association .
  • Syria war: Russia says no agreement on ceasefire resolution

    Syria war: Russia says no agreement on ceasefire resolution

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    Sir, - Your coverage of the latest events in Syria's Eastern Ghouta puts the blame for the hard humanitarian situation in the area on the Syrian government. The IUMS condemned the "massacre of Assad Regime backed by Russian Federation with weapons against which the [Syrian] people can not counter". At the White House , U.S.
  • Trump consults NRA and Congress as he ponders gun policy

    Trump consults NRA and Congress as he ponders gun policy

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    President said, if you could find 20% of maybe retired law enforcement officers, or a teacher who could go through discreet training to carry a firearm around his waist, it could've been a very different situation", Hunter Pollack, one of Meadow Pollack's brothers, said.
  • Snow and ice pave way for treacherous commutes

    Snow and ice pave way for treacherous commutes

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    Friday morning starts with showers similar to Thursday , but temperatures will be quite a bit warmer. Snow and mixed precipitation expected, with 4 to 6 inches of snow possible along with freezing drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low at 32. East wind around 5 miles per hour. Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Daytime highs will be in the mid to upper 70s with a mostly cloudy sky.
  • President Trump delivers speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference

    President Trump delivers speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference

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    He asked the crowd what they would pick between tax cuts and the Second Amendment, with gun rights getting the bigger response. He also touted what the Trump administration has done in the past year, including passing the tax reform bill, removing the United States from the Paris climate accord and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
  • Lavrov: Russia will consider ceasefire in Syria

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    Voting on the draft is expected to take place later today. More than 2,100 have been wounded during the assault led by Syria's military, though the Syrian government said those numbers are exaggerated. "We have appealed to the Security Council to make a principled evaluation of these unacceptable terror attacks, but each time our American and European partners have dodged this reaction".
  • NRA not backing down on guns

    NRA not backing down on guns

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    Online backlash heightened this week after NRA leaders attacked the Democratic Party and gun control activists, saying they were exploiting the Florida shooting. Terre Kroeger, a Republican and NRA member from Maumee, Ohio, said she supported raising the federal age limit for gun purchases to 20 from 18 years old.
  • What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 12 of the Olympics

    What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 12 of the Olympics

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    Here are some highlights to watch from the Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday. Which one is your favorite? Team Canada has won an Olympic bronze medal in the men's 5000 metre short track speed skating relay event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang .
  • More Nokia 7 Plus press renders leak before MWC 2018

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    The Barcelona platform, where the Mobile World Congress 2018 would get underway, is set to have a Nokia event. Network providers, networking specialists, infrastructure firms, security companies and more will also be flocking to Barcelona to show off the latest advancements that keep all those shiny smartphones ticking along.