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The Needville ISD is very sensitive to violence in schools including the recent incident in Florida. "We will discipline no matter if it is one, fifty, or five hundred students involved", Rhodes said in a statement. Students in Florida have already take part in walkouts, with student activists from Parkland calling for a national school walkout on March 14, and a "March for Our Lives" planned on Washington D.C.
  • Answers to Trump's tweets on Russian Federation probe

    Answers to Trump's tweets on Russian Federation probe

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    Wednesday morning Trump attacked his favorite target, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, for not investigating his other favorite target: former President Barack Obama . Trump claims in a second tweet Tuesday that he's been much tougher on Russian Federation than Obama, saying "just look at the facts". Trump later said he thought the Russian leader was earnest when he denied any election meddling.
  • Sunday sales bill needs Senate vote, governor's approval

    Sunday sales bill needs Senate vote, governor's approval

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    Governor Eric Holcomb could sign the bill into law as early as next week, meaning Hoosiers could potentially purchase alcohol on Sunday, March 4 for the first time in state history. The Unclaimed Property Fund is a depository for unclaimed property. Senate budget chair Kim David, R-Porter, said it's time to finish with the current budget, so leaders can begin work on the 2019 fiscal year.
  • Trump signs order to ban gun 'bump stocks'

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    Since the Florida school shooting , the country has engaged in a heated debate about gun control. "I expect that these critical regulations will be finalized, Jeff, very soon". During the White House meeting, Andrew Pollack, father of slain student Meadow Pollack, told Mr Trump to "fix it". Additionally, the White House has announced age restrictions for buying AR-15 rifles are "on the table".
  • US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

    US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

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    Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himself with another explosive device. The US Embassy in Montenegro was reportedly rocked by blasts after a group of attackers hurled grenades in the area. " Avoid the Embassy until further notice ", said an alert sent from the embassy on Thursday, local time . Embassy officials also checked the grounds to ensure there were no further bombs or grenades.
  • Ferry explosion injures 25 in Playa Del Carmen

    Ferry explosion injures 25 in Playa Del Carmen

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    Local Civil Defense director Juan Medina Sosa said 20 Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans were injured, and all were in good condition. Although the victims had minor cuts, "we have to follow the necessary protocol [surrounding] medical attention, hence the reason why they were transferred [to a hospital]", Torres added.
  • Winter Olympics: Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in likely her final women's downhill

    Winter Olympics: Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in likely her final women's downhill

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    Sofia Goggia of Italy has won the women's Olympic downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze. Vonn was visibly shaken when Ragnhild Mowinckel put together a spectacular run to bump her from second position behind Goggia. Still a few weeks shy of her 23rd birthday, Shiffrin already has 41 World Cup victories and earlier in the Games picked up her second Olympic gold medal.
  • Trump Says Pa. Republicans Should Take Districts Map To Supreme Court

    Trump Says Pa. Republicans Should Take Districts Map To Supreme Court

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    It's even possible, he adds, they could take over two more. "It's a compact district - all of Delaware County is in one district - so now the people of Delaware County will have one member of congress to represent them". Unlike those other attempts to remove politics from the equation, though, this unscheduled redrawing of districts has actually increased the partisanship of the process.
  • Twitter Scoffs at Ivanka Trump Leading US Delegation to Winter Olympics

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    Ivanka Trump, who serves as an adviser to the president, will depart Thursday and arrive the following day in South Korea, where she is scheduled to have dinner the same day with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his office, Cheong Wa Dae, the senior USA government officials said during a background briefing Wednesday.
  • New Zealand tops Transparency International's corruption index; Somalia languishes at bottom

    New Zealand tops Transparency International's corruption index; Somalia languishes at bottom

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    In 2012, the country's score was 27 out of 100. The ranking only refers to corruption in the public sector. The report names Brazil as an example - a country which scores only 37 on this year's CPI. Syria, South Sudan and Somalia scored the lowest. New Zealand has been rated the least corrupt country for the third year in a row but Open Government Minister Clare Curran warns there's still more work to be done.
  • FBI chief pressured to resign amid Florida anger over tipoff negligence

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    The FBI said that information should have been assessed as a potential threat to life and passed on to the Miami field office but that "we have determined these protocols were not followed". But Israel said law enforcement should not be held responsible for Wednesday's tragedy. "The only one to blame for this killing is the killer himself", he said.
  • Abbas meets UN Secretary General to discuss peace process, UNRWA

    Abbas meets UN Secretary General to discuss peace process, UNRWA

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    Abbas called Trump's pro-Israeli action "dangerous" and has said the president's action destroyed his credibility as a Mideast peace broker. Haley also said the Trump administration intends to follow through on its decision to move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem despite opposition from the Palestinians.
  • Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys…

    Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys…

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    The two victims brought claims against the Met Police under Article 3 of the Human Rights Act, which sets out the right not to be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment. The case of John Worboys won't actually be affected by the Supreme Court case brought by his victims. The Yard said it accepted the judgment and unreservedly apologised to the victims, who had been awarded compensation totalling almost £50,000.
  • Major League Baseball teams to honor Florida school shooting victims with spring training hats

    Major League Baseball teams to honor Florida school shooting victims with spring training hats

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    Other high schools across south Florida , including Fort Lauderdale High School Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High in Miami, staged similar protests; Hialeah High School is reportedly planning a walkout on Wednesday. Alfonso Calderon is a 16-year-old junior. The students plan to leave their school at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes, in honor of the 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , on February 14.
  • Another bus accident leaves at least 44 people dead in Peru

    Another bus accident leaves at least 44 people dead in Peru

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    The accident happened in darkness around 1:30 am (0630 GMT). Rescue teams "have been working since dawn, coordinating the transfer and care of the injured", Arequipa governor Yamila Osorio wrote on her Twitter account. Road accidents are common in Peru, where roads are considered unsafe and bus drivers lack training. "All procedures have been activated for the immediate support of the rescue and the transfer of the victims to the nearest health centers", he said.
  • TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

    TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

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    Officially however, only ONE of our beaches (yep, just one) has been ranked as one of the world's best beaches. and it's surprisingly not Bondi or Whitehaven beach. Brelade's Bay Beach on Jersey in the Channel Islands looks like it belongs in the Caribbean 7. Turkey is enjoying a huge surge in popularity among Brits this summer and Kleopatra is one of their favourite spots - facing the Mediterranean Sea.
  • President Trump says more must be done to protect children

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    U.S. president Donald Trump has directed the justice department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. About 100 students at the Parkland high school where the shooting took place on February 14 were meanwhile heading to Tallahassee, the Florida state capital, to call for stricter gun control at a rally Wednesday.
  • Winter Weather Advisory, Icy Blast Coming

    Winter Weather Advisory, Icy Blast Coming

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    As the sun begins to rise, more sleet and possible snow enters the forecast, lasting until noon. As of press time, roughly 1-2 inches were expected to fall during Tuesday afternoon alone. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Friday, the high will be near 45 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.
  • Trump Pushes 'Bump Stock' Ban Before Meeting With Florida Students, Teachers

    Trump Pushes 'Bump Stock' Ban Before Meeting With Florida Students, Teachers

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    In response to the outspoken #Florida teens, the President admitted that America "can do more to protect our children", but it can do more than just banning bump stocks . At the same time , very few Republicans in Congress believe they'll lose votes for failing to support gun regulations. The review would try to determine whether existing regulations on the illegality of owning a machine gun can be applied to bump stocks , the Justice Department had said.