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Olympic gold had always eluded him but on a flawless day in Pyeongchang after a week of high wind and delays, Svindal edged Sochi super-G champion Jansrud by 0.12 seconds with Feuz 0.18 secs back. He also won world championship gold medals in downhill in 2007 and 2013, and two season-long World Cup downhill titles. Jansrud appeared set to edge his compatriot, only to fall just short as Svindal's time proved to be enough.
  • Gun found in backpack of Talladega High School student

    Gun found in backpack of Talladega High School student

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    The officer then approached the student with the weapon but lost sight of the student, according to the Baltimore Sun. The student was taken into custody and charges are pending, police said. No injuries were reported in the incident, Baltimore County police officials confirmed on an official Twitter account. The situation was resolved in about 45 minutes and the lockdown was lifted a short time later, police say.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

    Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

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    According to Bennight, agents from the FBI's field office in MS contacted him and came to his office to conduct an in-person interview the next morning. The comment, made by a user named Nikolas Cruz , stated: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter ". Noting that he doesn't know exactly what it takes for the FBI to investigate these sorts of tips, Bennight acknowledged that "had more time and effort been put into finding out who the username belongs to, .
  • Trump to address nation about Florida school shooting

    Trump to address nation about Florida school shooting

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    Her grandparents now live in metro Atlanta, and her mother is a 1991 graduate of Marietta High School. Following a 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that left 20 children and six adults dead, Obama announced that then-Vice President Joe Biden would lead an effort to develop a policy toward reducing gun violence.
  • Billionaire Trump supporter Peter Thiel leaving Silicon Valley

    Billionaire Trump supporter Peter Thiel leaving Silicon Valley

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    Thiel has also considered resigning from the board of Facebook , but is unlikely to do so soon, The Journal reported . Thiel was the only prominent tech executive to support President Donald Trump's election campaign, and he's remained a close adviser during Trump's time in the Oval Office.
  • 'A child of God is dead'

    'A child of God is dead'

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    Mudd then excused himself from the interview. 'I can't do it, Wolf. "I'm so sorry. We can't do it". "If you turn on your television right now, you're going to see scenes of children running for their lives". Baldwin, Nelson for reelection Dems press Trump for "Buy American" proposals in infrastructure plan Chuck Schumer's deal with the devil MORE (D-Conn.), a vocal advocate for gun legislation, condemned the shooting on the Senate floor , saying that these kinds of incidents only ...
  • Duterte warns of closure of 'cesspool' Boracay

    Duterte warns of closure of 'cesspool' Boracay

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    Another resident said the President's hardline stance could move other officials to take action. He said he had ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to clean up Boracay or else. Cimatu previously instructed the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) field offices which hold jurisdiction over Boracay to inspect the sewer facilities of the island businesses, after reports that many of them were not connected to Boracay's sewer system.
  • Pak Army destroys Indian post targeting innocent civilians along LoC

    Pak Army destroys Indian post targeting innocent civilians along LoC

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    Indian soldiers targeted a school van along the Line of Control (LoC) and martyred its driver in the Battal sector on Thursday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). A total of 66 civilians were killed and 228 sustained injuries due to Cease Fire Violations (CFVs) committed by Indian forces in last five years (Jan 1, 2013 to date).
  • Trump's military parade would cost between $10M and $30M, Mulvaney says

    Trump's military parade would cost between $10M and $30M, Mulvaney says

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    Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO. "The Trump budget proposal makes clear his desire to enact massive cuts to health care, anti-poverty programs, and investments in economic growth to blunt the deficit-exploding impact of his tax cuts for millionaires and corporations", said Democratic Representative John Yarmuth.
  • Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts

    Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts

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    Trudeau said it will not, however, require reopening the Constitution, where Section 35 already recognizes these rights. "And that is a very important development for First Nations". "This is a historic moment, one for which Indigenous Peoples have been advocating for generations". Indigenous activists argue that the white farmer got away with the murder because under the current Canadian justice system, legal teams are allowed to weed out potentially hostile jurors with a "peremptory ...
  • What direct rule in Northern Ireland means for the UK

    What direct rule in Northern Ireland means for the UK

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    She said the deal resolved the thorny language issue at the heart of the Stormont impasse with three separate pieces of legislation - an Irish Language Act, an Ulster Scots Act and an overarching Respecting Language and Diversity Act. She added "challenging decisions" will now need to be taken in London. The parties are also at loggerheads on how Northern Ireland should be governed if talks ultimately fail.
  • Pakistan Bans Charities Linked To UN-Designated 'Terrorist'

    Pakistan Bans Charities Linked To UN-Designated 'Terrorist'

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    The changes in the law ended the difference between the United Nations sanctions list and the national listing of terrorist groups and individuals. "We have received the interior ministry directions and, according to that, Hafiz Saeed and his charities, like JuD and FIF, have been banned from operating in Pakistan", Sanaullah told media.
  • Tillerson says USA never gave 'heavy arms' to Syrian Kurdish YPG

    Tillerson says USA never gave 'heavy arms' to Syrian Kurdish YPG

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    He said Lebanon was sticking by its internationally recognised borders, and rejected Israeli claims over a disputed maritime zone. Tillerson's visit comes in the wake of Lebanon signing its first offshore oil and gas exploration agreements with an global consortium of energy companies, comprising France's Total, Italy's Eni and Russia's Novatek.
  • Sunjuwan Attack: Pak Will Pay For This Misadventure, Says India

    Sunjuwan Attack: Pak Will Pay For This Misadventure, Says India

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    Any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response, the defence minister had said in a statement. Her appeal for dialogue comes in the wake of increasing border clashes along the Line of Control (LoC) between the two countries, as well as militant attacks on Indian armed forces installations in the region, and the increased number of killings of civilian ...
  • Turkey looks to ease Aegean tensions

    Turkey looks to ease Aegean tensions

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    Following the warning, the Greek boat left Turkey's territorial waters. A decades-long dispute between Turkey and Greece over the uninhabited Aegean islets of Kardak brought the two countries to the brink of armed conflict in 1996. He said that to avoid such incidents, Greece and Turkey should be more careful. The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed hope that all interested states will act in accordance with worldwide law as regards the situation in Cyprus's EEZ.
  • Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai, longtime Mugabe foe, dies at age 65

    Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai, longtime Mugabe foe, dies at age 65

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    His death leaves the opposition's chances in question ahead of new elections promised by Zanu-PF leader Emmerson Mnangagwa after Mugabe was ousted in a coup past year. The 65-year old, often times was jailed and beaten by pro-regime thugs in his pursuits to liberate the country from the decades of autocratic rule by former president Robert Mugabe and his acolytes.
  • Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan

    Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan

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    Indiscriminate assaults by Taliban and the Islamic State group in populated areas caused "the higest levels of civilian casualties", the study added, with a total of 1,831 people killed and wounded in Kabul in 2017 alone. Despite the decline in overall figures, Danielle Bell, UNAMA's human right director, said, "Much more needs to be done". Overall, more than 10,000 civilian casualties - 3,438 people killed and 7,015 injured - were documented in 2017, one of the deadliest years in the ...
  • Trump's daughter-in-law taken to hospital after 'suspicious' mail

    Trump's daughter-in-law taken to hospital after 'suspicious' mail

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    Specialist officers that deal with hazardous materials were sent to the apartment on East 54th Street, although a police spokesman said a preliminary test indicated the powder was not risky. A 911 call was placed, and Trump, Haydon, and an unidentified third person were taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital as a precautionary measure. Since 2001 when envelopes laced with anthrax were sent to media outlets and USA lawmakers, claiming five lives, the authorities have been on alert.
  • Why Weren't F-35s Used in Israel's Raids in Syria?

    Why Weren't F-35s Used in Israel's Raids in Syria?

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    The Zionist regime retaliated by sending at least eight jets to attack Syrian and alleged Iranian military bases . "The Assad regime has become a front for Iran , Hezbollah, and their allies to advance the irresponsible and unsafe agenda for the Middle East ", Haley said.