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This school district's 'solution' to gun violence is arming students with rocks

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There are reportedly 838 marches and other official and unofficial events planned around the world Saturday in what organizers have called the March for Our Lives . Ellen Utrecht/MikeTeevee and Kyle Hausman-Stokes, a director and US Army combat veteran, created a PSA featuring the voices of 16 military veterans speaking out about gun reform, specifically, the AR-15-and explaining that while such a weapon is appropriate for combat situations, it should not be in the hands of the civilian public. Read More »

Heavy snow forecasted for QC area

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The National Weather Service warned against wind guests of 40 miles per hour (64 kilometers per hour), with power outages and downed trees possible in New York, New Jersey and CT. Virginia reported more 240 traffic accidents since midnight. While many roads were clear by Wednesday evening, VDOT warned about the potential for snow and slush to turn into ice and make driving "hazardous". Read More »

EU Joins UK in Denouncing Russia Over Poisoning of Spy

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Russia has denied responsibility for the March 4 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since the Second World War. During a summit dinner, May laid out the reasons Britain is convinced Moscow was behind the attack, including the type of poison used — a Soviet-developed nerve agent known as Novichok — and intelligence that Russian Federation has produced it within the last decade. Read More »

India Announces Penal Punishment For Medics Who Underreport TB Cases

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Health Research Council chief executive Professor Kath McPherson says the Council endeavours to fund world-leading research and is involved in a number of worldwide collaborations to tackle global health issues. Chest pain, coughing up blood, repeated coughing, fever, loss of appetite, fatigue and weakness, swelling in throat and stomach upset. The library is located at 40 E. Read More »

Saudi Prince Visits The US To Polish His Country's Image

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The hard-charging Crown Prince Salman, heir to the Saudi throne, noted that the USA and Saudi Arabia have been allies for 80 years. As they talked, U.S. The crown prince said that is why the two were meeting. Trump has suggested he may break the agreement in May, prompting critics to say that any such move would spark a nuclear arms race in the region between the Saudis and the Iranians, who have threatened to disown the 2015 accord if the U.S. Read More »

African Countries Set to Establish Largest Continental Free-Trade Zone

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Leonard Mungarurire, a consultant with the International Trade Centre, said the trade deal will help accelerate continental integration because it will open up borders and help create a conducive environment for trade and investment. Allowing them to sell their goods and services to the continent's less developed countries could undercut industrial development there. "Obtain and consider ECOWAS position on AfCFTA and mandate NOTN to share the memo on AfCFTA negotiations sent to the ... Read More »

KCA takes in principle decision to host India-Windies ODI at TVM

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The government will examine this, he said.The KCA delegation comprising George, president Ronklin John and treasurer Sreejith V Nair informed Moideen about the existing situation. Following this, the KCA was forced to reconsider its decision. So having read that there's a possibility of a ODI Cricket Match planning to be played in JLN Stadium in Kochi, I have to say this. Read More »

Unions agree deal for 1.3 million staff — NHS pay

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Davies also expressed hope that this pay rise would make nursing an attractive profession again and begin to tackle to the 40,000 unfilled nursing jobs in England . Unions, including Unison, Unite and the Royal College of Midwives, have accepted the deal after months of tense "often lively" behind-the-scenes talks with the government. Read More »

Sharp rise in both Alzheimer's cases and cost of care

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An estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2018, according to the Alzheimer's Association . And by 2050, the total cost of care for Alzheimer's is projected to increase to more than a trillion dollars. Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer's or other dementias are more likely than those without dementia to have other chronic conditions. Early diagnosis of cognitive impairment provides a number of important benefits to diagnosed individuals, their caregivers ... Read More »

Polish archbishop censures priest for Pope death wish

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The pontiff acknowledged that the vast majority of men who use prostitutes in Italy are baptized Catholics. The Pope cited examples of God speaking through young people in the Bible: Samuel, David and Daniel, for example. The 160-page book is based on Francis' interviews with Italian journalist Thomas Leoncini, and tackles issues including the marginalization of young people and insecure working environments. Read More »

George Will column: Freedom of speech includes the right to remain silent

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Yet, the attorney general of California claims that pro-life pregnancy centers must provide free advertising for abortion because women may not know how to find an abortion facility. "Everyone is entitled to accurate information about their health care, and that's simply what the FACT Act says", said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra , a Democrat. Read More »

Trial starts for woman charged with road-rage murder

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In a Facebook post with a video, Ms Smalley wrote she's been "whistled at, catcalled, had cars full of men honking" at her but has never been "followed deliberately". The 38-year-old woman was sentenced Monday in Harlan County District court on two felony child abuse charges stemming from incidents occurring between July 2016 and October 5, 2016, according to court records. Read More »

Marvel Heroes Assembling At Disneyland Parks

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At Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, a new superhero-themed land will begin recruiting guests in 2020. California's Disneyland isn't the only park to be getting the Avengers treatment. The new parks will include rides, attractions and experiences that center around heroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Wasp and Ant-Man, among many others. Read More »

People are losing their minds over Cynthia Nixon's campaign announcement

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The contest will likely become one of the marquee Democratic primaries in the nation, as Nixon is widely expected to challenge Mr Cuomo from the political left. Nixon, 51, has never run for elected office before and has chosen a huge undertaking for her first bid: seeking to unseat a two-term incumbent (and son of a three-term governor) who is sitting atop more than US$30 million (S$39.5 million) in campaign cash. Read More »

Nigeria failed to protect abducted schoolgirls, human rights group says

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Brigadier General John Agim, Acting Director Defence Information who said this in a statement also questioned the motive of AI, accusing the organization of aways peddling outright falsehood about the ongoing war against terror in Nigeria in "a calculated attempt to whip up sentiments and mislead unsuspecting Nigerians, demoralize friendly nations and people collaborating with security forces to end the forces of evil in the North-East". Read More »

Lourdes students join national walkout

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While many school districts gave their blessings to the walkouts, others said anyone who participated would be disciplined. He suggested if a student showed interest in the cause of the march out, school officials could talk with him or her. Read More »

JNU professor Atul Johri arrested by Delhi Police in sexual harassment case

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Johri be immediately removed from all these positions, as the allegations against him bring great disrepute to the university. JNU Dean of Students (DoS) Umesh Ashok Kadam on Tuesday filed an FIR against 17 students in connection with March 12 incident where students barged into the latters' office, allegedly manhandled and abused him. Read More »

First Trial Of Once-Daily Male Birth Control Pills Deemed A Success

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Additionally, that testosterone levels can cause liver inflammation. The study included 100 healthy men between ages 18 and 50 years. Participants took the pill with high-fat meals. The group who had the highest dose of the hormones, 400 milligrams, had "marked suppression" of testosterone and two hormones required for sperm production, the statement read. Read More »

Some wanted shooting suspect forcibly committed in 2016

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Had all of this been followed-up on and Cruz involuntarily committed under the Baker Act, he would have found it extremely hard, if not impossible, to legally purchase a firearm under Florida law . The law allows a law enforcement officer such as Peterson to initiate commitment under the Baker Act. The Broward County Sheriff's Department received over a dozen phone calls from concerned community members about Cruz's behavior between 2008 and 2017. Read More »

Binge-Drinking A Growing Problem In America

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Whites accounted for most (73 percent) of the total binge drinks consumed in 2015, although American Indians/Alaska Natives averaged the most binge drinks per person that year (100). "But most problems, like injury, and impaired driving crashes, and so on, come from episodic heavy or binge drinking", Brown said . As Brewer and his colleagues point out in the study, nine in 10 adults who binge drink are not alcohol-dependent, so providing access to treatment for alcohol dependency is not ... Read More »