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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence advocacy group has called on Congress to make it easier for police to temporarily take away weapons from people deemed to be unsafe. He praised the "courage and eloquence" of the survivors of the Florida school shooting that killed 17. "We will go through the regulatory process that is required by law and we will be attentive to input from the public", Sessions said at the time .
  • American singer Billy Graham dies at 99

    American singer Billy Graham dies at 99

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    Truman to Donald Trump. While he preached to a long line of U.S. presidents, from Harry Truman to Barack Obama, according to his biographers Graham found only Carter to match him in dedication to his faith . As his stature increased, so too did the fears, emotions and hyper-patriotism of the Cold War. "My one objective in life", he said, "is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ".
  • Indiana (IN) loses to Nebraska 66-57 - Recap, Box score

    Indiana (IN) loses to Nebraska 66-57 - Recap, Box score

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    Palmer finished with 15 points, but had to work hard for everything. They also struggled defensively the first half which resulted in the Hoosiers scoring 42 points. "I think we have a good understanding of what we're trying to accomplish", Miller said, "and we haven't changed a ton, we just kind of kept working at it and gotten better".
  • Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is building a €30million clock inside a mountain

    Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is building a €30million clock inside a mountain

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    The "father" of the clock is Danny Hillis , who has been thinking about the clock - which will keep time for the next 10,000 years - since 1989. The public will be able to visit the clock once it's completed, but the trip won't be easy. "The one year anniversary chamber is a special orrery". In addition to the planets and the Earth's moon, it includes the interplanetary probes launched during the 20th century.
  • Facebook to use postcards in anti-election meddling effort

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    There were also concerns about Russian Federation retaliating and whether the United States should use similar tactics. Speaking on a panel and attempting to quell frustration, Robert Kolasky, another DHS cybersecurity official, stressed that USA intelligence officials were genuinely anxious about how Russian Federation or others may attempt to interfere in 2018.
  • Motorcade driver detained for firearm outside Mar-a-Lago

    Motorcade driver detained for firearm outside Mar-a-Lago

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    The driver said it was his personal weapon and he had forgotten to leave it behind before getting ready to drive the press pool Monday morning. The gun was discovered during a routine security sweep, during which press and staff have their belongings inspected by law enforcement officers and dogs before entering Mar-a-Lago.
  • US Says North Korea Canceled Meeting With Pence At Last Minute

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    Nauert added in a statement that the U.S. regretted North Korea's "failure to seize this opportunity". He continued, saying North Korea had a "desire to whitewash their murderous regime with nice photo ops at the Olympics ". A second official said the initiative for the meeting came from South Korea, which acted as an intermediary between the two sides to set up the meeting .
  • Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

    Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

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    If you've ever wanted to invest in Venezuelan crude oil but haven't been able to do so, then the country's Petro cryptocurrency will let you do just that. Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas last week said the government was expecting to draw investment from investors countries including the United States and Europe.
  • JPMorgan Chase to keep its headquarters in NYC

    JPMorgan Chase to keep its headquarters in NYC

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    The project, which is expected to start construction next year and take five years to finish, will replace an "outdated facility" designed in the late 1950s for roughly 3,500 workers, the company said. and 390 Madison Ave., where JPMorgan has leased office space, said the person with knowledge of the plans. The building is expected to be LEED-certified, span about 2.5 million square feet, and create 8,000 construction jobs in the city, according to the announcement.
  • Worst cold snap for FIVE YEARS: Siberian freeze to savage United Kingdom with

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    As high pressure becomes established over the United Kingdom and repositions itself over Scandinavia, we lie in an extensive easterly airflow drawing in exceptionally cold air from northern Russian Federation. Dr Thomas Waite, of Public Health England's Extreme Events team, said: "Over-65s, those with conditions like heart and lung diseases and young children are all at particular risk in cold weather as their bodies struggle to cope".
  • Some facts about the life of evangelist Billy Graham

    Some facts about the life of evangelist Billy Graham

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    The Rev. Billy Graham's prolific writings and widely broadcast sermons reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide . Graham emphasized the joy to be found in belief, in contrast to evangelists such as Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson who routinely issued glowering condemnations of politicians or blamed natural disasters on modern culture.
  • Gigaba raises Value-Added Tax to 15%

    Gigaba raises Value-Added Tax to 15%

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    A South African court has found Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company's bid to open a private airport immigration facility. Growth rose to 0.9 percent last year from a paltry 0.3 percent the previous year. The budget's proposals to generate an additional 36 billion rand in tax revenue will be essential to fund free university education for students from low-income families - a policy abruptly ...
  • February 21 marks International Mother Language Day

    February 21 marks International Mother Language Day

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    The Turkish Cultural Center of Boston will be throwing an event on February 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day (IMLD) from 6-7:30 p.m. Indigenous languages and languages with limited speakers make up the majority of the endangered languages list. Section 1 (8) of the policy emphasises that "the Federal Government shall take official interest in, and make policy pronouncements on the teaching of the indigenous languages, instead of concerning itself exclusively with English ...
  • Former Kentucky Rep. Wins Back Her Old Seat In Another Democratic Flip

    Former Kentucky Rep. Wins Back Her Old Seat In Another Democratic Flip

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    Johnson's widow, Rebecca, is vying for the seat against former state Rep. Linda Belcher , a Democrat. Linda Belcher, a former school teacher and principal, won the special election in Bullitt County on Tuesday over Republican Rebecca Johnson, 68.4 percent to 31.5 percent, with 4,947 votes cast, Courier Journal.com reports .
  • Lizzy Yarnold's Olympic gold defence starts today in Pyeongchang

    Lizzy Yarnold's Olympic gold defence starts today in Pyeongchang

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    An unprecedented double first for Lizzie Yarnold, retaining skeleton gold. Izzy Atkin became the first British skier to win an Olympic medal with a brilliant slopestyle performance and nerveless bronze this morning. "She was in great form and I saw her a couple of times and she was in a great place, it's just incredibly unfortunate". "Through all the failures and the mistakes I've made over the past year, it is quite exhausting".
  • Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

    Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

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    Wednesday's order overturns a legal amendment by PML-N lawmakers allowing the former premier to lead the party despite being legally banned from holding public office after the Supreme Court disqualified him last July over an undeclared source of income.
  • Pence planned to meet North Koreans at Olympics, but Pyongyang canceled

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    The US and North Korea have always been engaged in back-and-forth barbs over the latter's threat of a nuclear attack, ever since Trump took over as the US President previous year. The Pyongyang officials pulled out of the meeting the next day. "The president made a decision that if they wanted to talk, we would deliver our uncompromising message", Mr.
  • Trump Takes Step to Ban 'Bump Stocks'

    Trump Takes Step to Ban 'Bump Stocks'

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    The 19-year-old suspect in the high school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida , had used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that was purchased legally, USA Today has reported . The decision comes just days after a deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida that saw 17 people killed. The president added: "We must focus on evidence-based solutions and security measures that actually work and that make it easier for men and women of law enforcement to protect our ...
  • Hackers attack Indian Bank, manage to transfer out $2 million

    Hackers attack Indian Bank, manage to transfer out $2 million

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    City Union , a small private lender based in south India, said the three money transfer instructions were sent via correspondent banks to accounts in Dubai, Turkey and China. The beneficiary in the third case was identified as Zhejiang Rural Credit Cooperative Union in Hangzhou, China. The Russian Central Bank reported that unknown hackers have stolen 339.5 million RUB (the equivalent to approximately 6 million USD) in a cyber-attack on an unnamed Russian bank past year.