• Janitor risks his life to save students from gunman's wrath in Florida

    Janitor risks his life to save students from gunman's wrath in Florida

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    Seventeen people, including students, were killed and over a dozen injured at a Florida school on Wednesday after a 19-year-old former student opened fire. The shooting that happened this Valentine's Day was the latest outbreak of gun violence in the United States. Investigators believe the suspect pulled the school's fire alarm to draw people out and get a higher death toll, according to a law enforcement source.
  • Bank of America Corporation (BAC), General Electric Company (GE)

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    This repurchase authorization authorizes the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. The institutional investor held 62,580 shares of the programming company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.95 million, up from 17,409 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Special Elections Suggest Democrats' Momentum Might Be Slowing

    Special Elections Suggest Democrats' Momentum Might Be Slowing

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    The state House seat for District 175, a southern district at the Florida border, stayed red in a special election to replace a legislator who resigned to take a job with the Technical College System of Georgia . It gave Democrats more hope that a " blue wave " was building for the midterm elections later this year. Based on recent polling and misguided Democratic messaging, Republicans have seen an uptick in their political fortunes ahead of the 2018 midterm.
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns amid political crisis

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns amid political crisis

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    Ethiopia's government has always been accused of arresting journalists and opposition leaders. "The EPRDF has decided they'd rather lose him now than lose the whole country". He said he had submitted his resignation as prime minister and the chairman of the ruling coalition which has been accused of suppressing dissent through arrest and torture of opposition members and protesters.
  • Jacob Zuma resigns: What next for South Africa?

    Jacob Zuma resigns: What next for South Africa?

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    His second five-year term, which began in May 2014, was meant to run until 2019 when the country elects its next president. The speed of Mr Zuma's downfall after two weeks of dithering by the ANC has stunned South Africa. "This decision provides certainty to the people of South Africa at a time when economic and social challenges to the country require an urgent and resolute response", said the ANC's deputy secretary general, Jessie Duarte.
  • Trump finally releases statement condemning domestic violence

    Trump finally releases statement condemning domestic violence

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    Porter resigned from his position as White House staff secretary shortly after the Daily Mail broke a story alleging that Porter abused two of his ex-wives. House Speaker Paul Ryan was asked Wednesday about how the White House has handled the Porter allegations. But the biggest issue for Trump and Kelly, Stone told LifeZette on Tuesday night, is who will replace Kelly.
  • 17 people dead in Florida high school shooting; suspect in custody

    17 people dead in Florida high school shooting; suspect in custody

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    Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT - a prominent voice in the fight for gun control - took to the Senate floor late this afternoon to address the Florida school shooting . President Donald Trump is postponing a campaign rally next week in Pennsylvania because of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida . Sen Nelson said the attacker "set off the fire alarm so the kids would come pouring out of the classrooms into the hall".
  • Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better

    Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better

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    NBC's deep dive into the security clearance statuses of White House officials was prompted by the resignation of Rob Porter , the White House staff secretary accused of domestic violence by two ex-wives. Wray's testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday, indicating that the FBI raised concerns about Porter in March, directly rebutted what Trump's aides have said publicly about when the bureau informed White House officials about Porter's security-clearance ...
  • Florida school shooting GoFundMe page receives outpouring of donations

    Florida school shooting GoFundMe page receives outpouring of donations

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    Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem. The president offered sympathy in another tweet Wednesday and said he spoke with Florida's governor, but he has not addressed the nation. Another 14 people who sustained injuries in the shooting were being treated at hospitals. Several names have emerged in the hours since the shooting, including Aaron Feis , a football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School.
  • Donald Trump doesn't apologize: A reflex, not a strategy

    Donald Trump doesn't apologize: A reflex, not a strategy

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    The House Oversight Committee , led by Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, has opened an investigation into the Rob Porter matter that will also look into how security clearance applications are processed. Porter, President Donald Trump's former staff secretary, assisted Chief of Staff John Kelly in overseeing the flow of documents that passed the president's desk.
  • Fannie Mae needs taxpayer money again after $6.5 billion loss

    Fannie Mae needs taxpayer money again after $6.5 billion loss

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    Fannie Mae (FNMA) reported that its net loss attributable to common stockholders for fiscal year 2017 was $6.48 billion or $1.12 per share, compared to net income of $77 million or $0.01 per share in the prior year. Freddie Mac paid $11 billion to the exchequer in 2017. Fannie Mae had warned in its third-quarter 10-Q that "if legislation significantly lowering the USA corporate income tax rate is enacted, we expect to incur a significant net loss and net worth deficit".
  • Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna

    Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna

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    The High Court yesterday declared the decision by government to deport him to Canada unconstitutional. Miguna said on Thursday, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) was fully committed to adhering to the rule of law. Miguna Miguna was deported to Canada last week after spending three days in detention following his arrest and charges of "being present and consenting to the administration of an oath to commit a capital offence, namely treason".
  • Winter Olympics: Wind forces evacuation and cancels events

    Winter Olympics: Wind forces evacuation and cancels events

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    Women's hockey preliminary round: United States vs. And if Bailey does become the first American biathlete to capture an Olympic medal, he'll do so by becoming the oldest Olympic biathlete to claim their first Olympic medal. With a handful of snowboard events left in Pyeongchang, Team USA is hoping to add a bit more hardware to their medal list. Chris Mazdzer won silver in the men's singles luge .
  • Tillerson Says US Mideast 'Peace Plan' Fairly Well Advanced

    Tillerson Says US Mideast 'Peace Plan' Fairly Well Advanced

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    Tillerson called the package "a signal to the rest of the world that the U.S. -Jordan partnership has never been stronger". Jordan will receive $1.275 billion per year under the deal, which is a $275 million annual increase over the value entailed in previous memorandum of understanding.
  • Aide Of Former Presidential Hopeful Sami Anan Arrested

    Aide Of Former Presidential Hopeful Sami Anan Arrested

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    Hisham Genena was Egypt's anti-corruption chief until he was sacked and prosecuted in 2016 for exposing widespread government fraud and became a prominent government critic. Over a dozen worldwide and regional rights groups issued a joint statement on Tuesday, saying that the upcoming election does not meet the "minimum requirements" for a fair and free vote and called on Cairo's Western allies to denounce the "farcical" election.
  • Shaun White Takes Gold in Men's Halfpipe

    Shaun White Takes Gold in Men's Halfpipe

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    Coming off an impressive qualifying run where White was just short of a flawless score, the four-time Olympian secured his third gold medal in the halfpipe in impressive fashion. Other harrowing details from the August 2016 Shaun White legal complaint can be found in the 76-page legal document on Deadspin . During his run in yesterday's competition, details from the old lawsuit resurfaced on social media which prompted reporters to ask if the allegations might tarnish his ...
  • Bannon scheduled to testify in Russian Federation investigation

    Bannon scheduled to testify in Russian Federation investigation

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    Schiff said that Burck's dual-role shows that Bannon's refusal to answer questions is part of "a coordinated White House strategy to stonewall this committee". He joined the Trump campaign in August 2016 and left the White House nearly exactly one year later. He wouldn't discuss his time on Trump's transition team or as a White House adviser.
  • Football clubs are accountable for Barry Bennell abuse, says victim

    Football clubs are accountable for Barry Bennell abuse, says victim

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    Bennell's trial is part of wider allegations of sexual and physical abuse of boys at football clubs in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s by the very people who were supposed to nurture their budding careers. They were abused at Bennell's home - described by one complainant as a "paradise" for young boys with a pool table, fruit machine, big televisions, and unusual pets - as well as on the way to matches and in changing rooms.