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A woman has been taken into custody after reportedly ramming a white minivan into a security barrier outside the White House. Despite reports of shots being fired, the US Secret Service said this was not the case on its Twitter page. In recent years, multiple individuals have attempted to unlawfully enter the White House grounds. Multiple "fence jumpers" were apprehended during the Obama administration.
  • U.S. envoy summoned to Palace over threat assessment report

    U.S. envoy summoned to Palace over threat assessment report

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    Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea discussed the global threat assessment with the envoy and asked the Philippines' diplomatic mission in the USA to explain to Washington that President Duterte's was advancing economic development in the region while "respecting at all times the rule of law", the spokesman added.
  • Families of Gun Victims Confront Trump in White House Listening Session

    Families of Gun Victims Confront Trump in White House Listening Session

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    The televised White House meeting came as students staged street protests across the country to demand stricter gun laws following the murder of 14 teens and three teachers at the Florida school. But when 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton argued that Trump would bring guns into classrooms, he denied that he ever advocated for that.
  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre Criticizes 'Growing Socialist State' In US At CPAC

    NRA's Wayne LaPierre Criticizes 'Growing Socialist State' In US At CPAC

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    LaPierre said . "They want to sweep right under the carpet the failure of school security, the failure of family, the failure of America's mental health system, and even the unbelievable failure of the FBI", Mr LaPierre said . But Jo Ella Hoye, a suburban Kansas City mother of a kindergartner and local leader of the Moms Demand Action group, said lawmakers could pursue other measures to promote gun safety, such a pending bill with bipartisan support to make it illegal for people ...
  • Protest in Istanbul against bloodshed in Syria's E.Ghouta

    Protest in Istanbul against bloodshed in Syria's E.Ghouta

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    The U.N. human rights office said Wednesday that at least 346 people have been killed in eastern Ghouta since the Syrian government and its allies escalated an offensive on February 4. Nasr al-Hariri, who heads the committee representing the Syrian opposition at the United Nations, said the opposition was ready to facilitate the withdrawal of al-Qaida-linked fighters from eastern Ghouta to halt the assault.
  • Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit

    Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit

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    It warned that operating margins could widen to 11 per cent from 10.6 per cent a year ago. Rovio, best known for its viral mobile game series " Angry Birds ", is projecting 2018 revenues in the range of 260 to 300 million euros. The company scored a success with the launch of the original " Angry Birds " game in 2009, but in 2015 Rovio had to slash a third of its staff after a significant operating loss.
  • Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

    Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

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    Coupled with Rachel Homan's disappointing showing in the women's tournament, Canada will be without a medal in both team events since the sport was re-introduced to the Winter Games in 1998. Osmond, all smiles after her performance, wasn't aware of the significance of her bronze. "For me, it's been a fairy tale for the last Olympics ", Poulin said.
  • World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

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    Meanwhile, airstrikes by Syrian and Russian air forces continue to pound eastern Ghouta . Guterres recalled that Eastern Ghouta has been designated as a de-escalation zone by Russia , Iran and Turkey and he reminded all parties "of their commitments in this regard".
  • Heavy Snow Possible Saturday

    Heavy Snow Possible Saturday

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    Then, there's another storm for Saturday that begins as rain and snow in western Kansas and works east across the state by afternoon. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southwest in the morning. Travel could become very hard Saturday night through early Sunday. The precipitation is expected to quickly end from south to north across the region, generally ending by late morning.
  • Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot after round 2

    Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot after round 2

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    Pepperell made a slow start blemished by a bogey on the sixth hole, but recovered on the back with an eagle on the 10th and further gains on 16 and 18. I'm not overly-fussed about my early season form. Asked what he will take from his performance in Oman, Wood told European Tour Productions: "Confidence really, because I've not had much for six months".
  • Record-setting Korda leads in Pattaya

    Record-setting Korda leads in Pattaya

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    South Korea's Amy Yang, who won the tournament in 2017 and 2015, and world No.2 Park Sung-Hyun, who is making her debut in Thailand, shared a crowded second-place position with four other players. Korda, who has 27 screws holding together her jaw, has dealt with a lot over the a year ago, but is in a position to chase her first win on the tour since 2015, when she won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
  • CAN President mourns Billy Graham

    CAN President mourns Billy Graham

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    The body of Reverend Billy Graham, a spiritual advisor to several presidents, will lie in the US Capitol Rotunda next week so Americans can pay respect to the globally influential preacher, lawmakers said yesterday. On Saturday there will be a procession from the Billy Graham Training Center in Asheville To The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, where thousands can come say goodbye.
  • Mercy, Bon Secours health systems announce plans to merge

    Mercy, Bon Secours health systems announce plans to merge

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    According to the news release, the two health systems in the coming months will work together to finalize the merger agreement, obtain the necessary approvals and complete the plans to merge. Nearly $2 million per day in community benefit, serving the most vulnerable in our service areas. John M. Starcher Jr., president and CEO of Mercy Health , said that "working together, our strong faith-based heritage fuels our mutual focus to provide efficient and effective healthcare for each ...
  • Parkland deputy 'didn't have the courage'

    Parkland deputy 'didn't have the courage'

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    Scot Peterson resigned on Thursday after sheriff Israel placed him under an internal affairs investigation for failing to meet the standards of the sheriff's office. U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from to reporters before departing the White House to speak at CPAC in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018 .
  • Israeli minister congratulates Trump on embassy move: Tweet

    Israeli minister congratulates Trump on embassy move: Tweet

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    The Consular Section, seen in this Google Maps image, is located in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem, near the former Diplomat Hotel. The decision to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem on the anniversary of Israel's founding is a "provocation", Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Friday.
  • Court records reveal Kathleen West murder weapon

    Court records reveal Kathleen West murder weapon

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    The chief said Jeff West was the prime suspect in the murder from the very beginning. Police say she died of a blunt-force wound to the head, but they haven't elaborated. After the killing, at least two Facebook pages popped up with thousands of members who discussed the case and speculated about it. Participants had sharply criticized police for not making an arrest sooner.
  • McArthur now charged with 6 murders

    McArthur now charged with 6 murders

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    McArthur now faces five first-degree murder charges stemming from the disappearances of men linked to Toronto's LGBTQ community. They had previously identified the remains of Andrew Kinsman. Police say they believe there are still more victims as yet unidentified. Faizi was last seen in the Church and Wellesley area, where some of the other victims have also gone missing.
  • Arizona guard Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible, will miss game at Oregon State

    Arizona guard Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible, will miss game at Oregon State

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    In 27 games this season, Trier ranks second on the Wildcats with 19.6 points and 3.2 assists per game. Trier said that he never "knowingly" took the banned substance. "In late January 2018, Allonzo participated in an NCAA student-athlete drug screening". Although I can practice and travel with the team, I am not allowed to resume playing in games until the substance completely leaves my body even at a trace amount.