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Attorney and Criminal Justice Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, Pamella Seay, said this bill does limit citizens' right to bear arms, but it's a limitation that's necessary for the safety of all Americans. "I got suspended for it, and I would do it again, because it was something I believed in", says Jaret, a customer service manager for an insurance company.
  • Teacher suspended after telling students not to date African-Americans

    Teacher suspended after telling students not to date African-Americans

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    He will face a 10-day unpaid suspension after the investigation found merit to all the complaints. In addition to being accused of using the N-word, a female student said Swinyar caused her to feel uncomfortable because he allegedly "makes female students uncomfortable by staring at their breasts and other parts", the investigation uncovered.
  • Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

    Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

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    Perla Morales-Luna was arrested Saturday in National City, Calif., near San Diego, as she was walking with her daughters to pay rent. Morales-Luna is in Border Patrol custody and is awaiting transfer to ICE for deportation. Morales-Luna's lawyer, Andrés Moreno II, said that Morales-Luna had no history of criminal behavior, and is the single parent to three daughters who are USA citizens.
  • Widow of jailed wildlife expert prevented from leaving Iran

    Widow of jailed wildlife expert prevented from leaving Iran

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    Tehran, Mar 8 Tehran has barred the widow of an Iranian-Canadian environmentalist who died in prison from leaving the country, drawing protests from Ottawa and her family. Freeland, who called his mother after she was barred from boarding the plane in Iran on Thursday. Ms. Freeland has also asked to speak directly with her Iranian counterpart, Mr.
  • Dem Intel Member: Lewandowski Avoided Trump Questions

    Dem Intel Member: Lewandowski Avoided Trump Questions

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    Tom Rooney, Florida Republican, said recently. The former Trump campaign manager would not talk about the production of a false statement about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top campaign officials and a Russian lawyer. The committee has had similar trouble with other recent witnesses, including longtime Trump aide Hope Hicks, who refused to answer questions from the time period after Trump's inauguration.
  • Florida senate implements stronger gun controls

    Florida senate implements stronger gun controls

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    This past week, classes resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . She arrived at the scene of the shooting shortly after it happened and spent a lot of time with the families of the victims and the surviving students. "Do you want them in that close proximity to the students?" The funding would go to state and local governments to help increase safety measures in schools.
  • Ford speaks to supporters in Barrie

    Ford speaks to supporters in Barrie

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    Ford served alongside his late brother Rob Ford when he was mayor from 2010 to 2014, says he's been contacted by scores of members. "They went online and it said someone had used their PIN number", said Ford, who demanded the party extend voting by a week, due to delays in verification numbers being mailed out to members.
  • Britain to finalise Typhoon plane order talks with Saudi

    Britain to finalise Typhoon plane order talks with Saudi

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    The deal has been under discussion for years but has proven tough to seal. "This is a positive step towards agreeing on a contract for our valued partner". Prince Mohammed's itinerary was largely private, including meetings with bankers, executives and lawmakers, and he did not speak publicly at any point during the trip.
  • Obama in talks to produce shows for Netflix

    Obama in talks to produce shows for Netflix

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    Both Apple and Amazon are also interested in getting Obama on shows on their own streaming services, the Times reported . A Netflix show provides direct access to almost 118 million global subscribers. But Netflix doesn't seem like too far a stretch for the Obamas, who have shown a desire to remain publicly engaged. They recently signed a joint book deal for over $65 million.
  • 'The Sopranos' Creator David Chase Developing Movie Prequel

    'The Sopranos' Creator David Chase Developing Movie Prequel

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    Mr. Chase along with Lawrence Konner has written the screenplay of the film and would be producing it. The movie is set back in the 1960s when the riots were happening in Newark, New Jersey . Amongst those gangsters, you'd imagine, will be Tony's dear old dad, Giovanni "Johnny Boy" Soprano and his mum, the aforementioned Livia. New Line is working with The Sopranos creator David Chase on a prequel movie to his HBO mob drama The Sopranos .
  • GOP Senator: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring This Summer

    GOP Senator: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring This Summer

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    Rumors have floated around Washington since June 2016 that Kennedy would retire, but the justice hasn't addressed those rumors publicly. Clinton took 47.9 percent of the vote in Nevada a year ago, edging out President Donald Trump's 45.5 percent.
  • Colin Firth's wife Livia Giuggioli admits affair with 'stalker' journalist

    Colin Firth's wife Livia Giuggioli admits affair with 'stalker' journalist

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    He also claims to have received "hundreds" of love messages, diary entries, photos and videos from her during their time together, and insisted the marriage between Firth and Giuggioli had "been over for years". From playing Mr. Darcy to King George VI, Colin Firth seems like he'd be too dignified to find himself mired in any kind of entertainment world scandal or intrigue.
  • 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for defrauding investors

    'Pharma Bro' Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for defrauding investors

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    The recommendation in a filing in federal court in Brooklyn came after lawyers for the convicted former pharmaceutical company CEO sought to portray him as a misunderstood eccentric who never meant any harm to investors. The price increase for the generic drug, which is used by HIV patients to ward off parasitic infections, won derision from patients, physicians, and many executives at other pharmaceutical companies.
  • China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh

    China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh

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    Outbound shipments amounted to $171.6 billion (€138.3 billion), while imports reached $137.9 billion in February, marking a 6.3-percent rise on the year. But Washington has shown little interest in negotiating, with Liu's visit resulting in few major breakthroughs beyond a commitment to further talks on trade issues.
  • Nigerians Celebrate International Women's Day

    Nigerians Celebrate International Women's Day

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    For some local women at the state's only women's college, it was time to consider what gender equality really would mean. "I want to thank the CEO of the Stock Exchange for making this day happen - not all Stock Exchanges across the world hold a day like today to celebrate women ".
  • Signs of thaw as India, Pak agree to release prisoners

    Signs of thaw as India, Pak agree to release prisoners

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    He said that thousands of Pakistanis contacted embassy on daily basis, adding that Ministry of Foreign Affairs was making efforts to provide consular access to the prisoners in Saudi Arabia. Two of them are even nameless. Similarly, in India also there are some 50 such mentally challenged prisoners, who are unable to record their antecedents.
  • Man who attacked Senator Rand Paul pleads guilty in federal court

    Man who attacked Senator Rand Paul pleads guilty in federal court

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    Baker says he'll argue for probation. Boucher's lawyer, Matthew Baker, and Kelsey Cooper, a representative for Paul, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Some residents of the gated neighborhood in Bowling Green had speculated the attack was motivated by a dispute over yard debris. He also characterized the attack as a dispute that boiled over that had nothing to do with politics.
  • Henry County FD: change your clock, change your battery

    Henry County FD: change your clock, change your battery

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    Residents should test batteries monthly and be sure that all smoke alarms 10-years old or older are replaced. The NFPA reports three out of every five home fire deaths across the nation resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
  • Two major winter storms strike the area in less than a week

    Two major winter storms strike the area in less than a week

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    By late Wednesday afternoon, parts of northern New Jersey and CT and NY had recorded than 11 inches of snow, the National Weather Service reported. The National Weather Service explained that it infrequently occurs during a fierce snowstorm in a similar way to a thunderstorm with rain. They're not expecting much snow to stick initially, but the heaviest snow from the storm will come between 3 and 6 p.m.
  • Israeli troops shoot Palestinian dead during Hebron protests

    Israeli troops shoot Palestinian dead during Hebron protests

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    The Israeli army claimed that the soldiers shot the Palestinian while he was allegedly "throwing a Molotov cocktail at them", and added that it is "investigating the incident". Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Friday that the group would not be able to contain the mass protests on the day the US moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  • Heartwarming photo shows Waffle House employee cutting food for elderly man

    Heartwarming photo shows Waffle House employee cutting food for elderly man

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    But on February 3 what Williams did for an elderly customer was captured in a photo that went viral. So he asked Evoni for help. "My hands are not up to par", Charpentier explained. "It's something I would do any other day", Williams said. A Waffle House waitress who was captured on camera performing a good deed has been given a $16,000 scholarship from Texas Southern University .