• Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School

    Seventh grader shoots self at Stark County's Jackson Memorial Middle School

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    Parents are waiting to pick up their kids after a 7th grader shot himself in the school's restroom. All four elementary schools in the small district will remain closed for the day. School officials said all extracurricular activities are cancelled for today and students are being released early. Police and school officials took extra caution and safety measures following the shooting by initially placing the middle school on lockdown.
  • Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency

    Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency

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    Maldives President Abdulla Yameen earlier on Monday requested the Parliament to extend the emergency, which was first declared on February 5 for 15 days. Mr Yameen ordered the country's chief justice and another Supreme Court judge arrested on allegations of bribery. The MEA also referred to the February 1 order of the Maldivian Supreme Court, which overturned the convictions of political prisoners, including that of its exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed , and reinstated 12 MPs ...
  • Struggling Venezuela to start selling 'petro' cryptocurrency

    Struggling Venezuela to start selling 'petro' cryptocurrency

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    Falling oil prices - in a country reliant on its exports of the commodity - and economic mismanagement have led to a shortage of food, medicine, and dollars to pay its bills. Russian President Vladimir Putin is also considering introducing a "cryptorouble" to get around global sanctions. At the same time, many analysts comment that the Petro may quickly become "a shitcoin" - digital currencies that become worthless over time or are considered scams, despite the claims it is backed by ...
  • Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

    Rape-accused dragged out of Arunachal Pradesh police station by mob, lynched

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    Sources said hundreds of angry locals broke into Tezu police station, took the culprits to the nearby traffic point, which is hardly 200m from the police station, and lynched them. A case had been registered but no one has been arrested so far, he added. Later, the police arrested Sobar and Lohar on suspicion of rape and murder of the girl.
  • Warm, Rainy, With Flooding Possible

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    Tuesday rain will be rather persistently heavy over NE TX, SE OK, and SW AR. A Flood watch is in effect for counties across mid-Michigan until Wednesday afternoon. That's where the most snow is on the ground, and also where the heaviest rain is expected to fall. Drier air will start to return to the area Wednesday afternoon.
  • Who is Alex Van Der Zwaan, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's New Defendant?

    Who is Alex Van Der Zwaan, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's New Defendant?

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    The filing is further evidence of Mueller's investigation of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Gates and their work for Russian-allied clients. Skadden released a statement Tuesday morning saying that the "firm terminated its employment of Alex van der Zwaan in 2017 and has been cooperating with authorities in connection with this matter".
  • Syria: Over 90 people killed outside Damascus

    Syria: Over 90 people killed outside Damascus

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    Smoke mushrooms skyward amid the bombardment Monday on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta. An onslaught by the Syrian government and its allies has killed about 100 civilians since Sunday in the suburbs of the country's capital, Damascus , according to a United Kingdom -based monitoring group and a consortium of aid groups .
  • Woman arrested over abusive 'move your van' note on ambulance

    Woman arrested over abusive 'move your van' note on ambulance

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    She admitted writing the note , which she said she "couldn't give a sh*t" if the whole street collapsed, and verbally abusing paramedics . Katie Tudor, a paramedic, tweeted an image of the note and said she was very upset about it. "Social media users had reacted with disbelief and anger at the note, with one official ambulance service Twitter account commenting "#sadtimes". "Our staff will only block roads or park in front of drives if absolutely necessary in the interests of patient ...
  • Chris Evans may have just accidentally revealed the next Marvel film

    Chris Evans may have just accidentally revealed the next Marvel film

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    He took his family to go see it Monday afternoon to avoid the crowd. Black Panther now has an 86.02 ComicBook.com Composite Score, which is the sixth-highest ComicBook.com Composite Score for a comic book movie . Marvel established the Black Panther character in the 1960s and the film features a majority African American cast and many strong female characters.
  • S.Korea to Move Ahead with War Exercises Despite Korean Peace Process

    S.Korea to Move Ahead with War Exercises Despite Korean Peace Process

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    CNN, The Washington Post , ABC proclaimed that Kim Yo-Jong ( Kim Jong Un's sister and high ranking official of the totalitarian dictatorship) and the North Korean cheer squad had "stolen the show" and "grabbed the spotlight". Meanwhile, a shared understanding to have talks between the United States and North Korea is growing. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sat down with CBS' " 60 Minutes " Sunday to reassure the American people he is doing everything he can to avoid a war with ...
  • The congressional map merry-go-round continues

    The congressional map merry-go-round continues

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    Murphy has advocated for Berks to be unified in one district. The numbering of the districts are changed. Clinton would have won these districts by around 28 percentage points and 9 percentage points respectively under the new lines. "Implementation of this map would create a constitutional crisis where the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is usurping the authority of the legislative and executive branches.
  • Hamas denies U.S. accusations on Gaza misery

    Hamas denies U.S. accusations on Gaza misery

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    Two of the men were severely wounded but their lives were not in danger, the army said . According to the army in January, the 180-meter (590-feet) portion of the tunnel that entered Israel appeared to be created to be used for Hamas attacks on Israeli civilians and soldiers.
  • Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

    Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

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    Those who purchase an apartment before Tuesday in a tower block the company is developing with local partners in Gurgaon, about an hour south of Delhi, will be invited to dine with Trump Jr. Residents will have a clubhouse, an infinity edged temperature-controlled indoor pool, a spa, fitness centre, a fine-dining restaurant, business centre, and in-residence catering.
  • Kvitova back in top 10 after win

    Kvitova back in top 10 after win

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    The Czech star, a two-time Wimbledon champion and once ranked No. 2, took an extended break after being stabbed by a knife-wielding burglar at her home in December 2016. She had disposed of Agnieszka Radwanska in another comeback in the round of 32 after dropping the first set. Asked about keeping her place at the top of the world rankings, she replied: "It feels good, but honestly I'm just happy to have won today".
  • Military Helicopter on Earthquake Mission Flips in Mexico, Kills 13 on Ground

    Military Helicopter on Earthquake Mission Flips in Mexico, Kills 13 on Ground

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    Jorge Morales, a local reporter who was aboard the helicopter when it crashed, described harrowing moments as the pilot lost control and the helicopter attempted to touch down in a swirl of dust. Aftershocks had caused people to flee their homes for fear they would collapse. It had a depth of 15 miles (24 kilometers). Authorities have activated emergency plans responding to the quake, confirmed Miguel Angel Mancera, Mayor of the Mexico City .
  • Trump motorcade driver stopped after gun found in his possession

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    The driver, an unnamed man who is an outside contractor, was caught during a routine security sweep in a parking lot across the street from the club about an hour before press vans joined the presidential motorcade that was scheduled to enter Trump's private golf course nearby, according to The Hill .