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Vonn's Olympic swansong ends in heartbreak


Shiffrin took to the start gate with a 0.76sec advantage over Holdener, who won silver in the Pyeongchang slalom and world combined silver a year ago, and the American could be seen chewing her lips in stress as she readied herself. "After the super-G (in which Goggia finished 11th) we knew that a lot of things could happen", he told reporters at the foot of the mountain. Then third in DH. Read More »

Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?


Trump struck a conciliatory tone in the listening session , which lasted for more than an hour. "I am not going to see again". Bump stocks have not played a prominent role in other recent U.S. And I implore you, consider your own children. "If he had a firearm, he wouldn't have had to run, he would have shot and that would have been the end of it", Trump said . Read More »

ED searches 17 locations in PNB fraud case


With today's seizure, the total value of gems and gold jewellery seized by the ED stands at Rs 5,736 crore. Modi and his uncle Choksi, along with the directors of their companies are under investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the ED for the alleged Rs 11,300 crore fraud on PNB. Read More »

Centrica to cut 4000 jobs as price caps looms and profits slump


In October, Theresa May announced plans to introduce a household cap to deal with " rip-off " energy prices. But Centrica has also lost nearly 9% of its United Kingdom domestic customers - around 750,000 - since June, and has been hit by political and regulatory intervention in the United Kingdom energy market, the BBC reports. Read More »

Press drivers in Trump motorcade replaced after firearm found


The driver of a press van following President Donald Trump's motorcade in South Florida was detained on Monday after a firearm was found in his baggage. "The incident was investigated by the Secret Service and our partners at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) and resolved". When press loaded back into vans, the driver was being questioned by an officer in a nearby tent. Read More »

Canada beats Finland, on to Olympic men's hockey semifinal


The 25-year-old had clearly rediscovered her natural effervescence as she bounced around the Jeongseon Alpine Center after upstaging Lindsey Vonn in the American great's final run in the blue riband event of the Olympic program. Bjoergen and teammate Maiken Caspersen Falla won the bronze. While waiting to take her place on the podium, Bjoergen had an unimpeded view as Johannes Klaebo crossed the line to win the men's event, his third gold of the games and a possible threat to Bjoergen's ... Read More »

Law School faculty on strike at QUB and UU


They added: "However we are committed to find a solution which is equitable for both the university and its employees". More than 3,000 signed one petition at the University of Leicester, which asks for £300 of compensation for every student affected by the strikes. Read More »

Racist' white powder letter sent to Meghan Markle


Meghan, 36 , and Harry, 33, are believed to have been informed of the incident, Evening Standard reports. Officers from the Met's counter-terrorism command were called in after the letter was received at St James's Palace, for sorting, on February 12, the Standard said. Read More »

Discharged from hospital, Manohar Parrikar presents Goa Budget


As expected, employment generation was the budget's main focus, with Rs. 548cr being allocated to industry, labor, employment and information and technology. Parrikar is also set to hold a cabinet meeting before returning to Mumbai for further treatment. He looks hale and hearty and we wish him good health. Read More »

Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'


At the meeting on Wednesday, Trump met with students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as well as students from other school shooting sites Newtown and Columbine. "We're going to go very strong into age - age of purchase, and we're also going to go very strong into the mental health aspect of what's going on", he said. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill


The 21-year-old Klaebo became the fourth man to win three golds in cross-country skiing in a single Olympics as well as the second athlete to win both the individual and team sprint in the same games. The United States is usually favorited to win the medal race in every Olympics, so it's understandable if they can't live up to our extremely high standards every once in a while. Read More »

Shorewood High School on alert after social media threat


School officials say police investigated the posting and determined it was referencing a school out of state - not Livonia Stevenson, located along 6 Mile Road near Farmington Road. "Springfield police let us know of the issue last night, and district administrators got together with police this morning and decided there was no credible threat", McCulley said. Read More »

CBI files case against Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari, raids residence


Officials here said Kothari was now being questioned by the CBI along with his wife and son. Last year, Bank of Baroda (BoB), a consortium partner declared pen manufacturer Rotomac Global Pvt Ltd as "wilful defaulter". While the probe in the PNB fraud case has gathered all the limelight, rumours of Vikram Kothari owner of Rotamac Pens leaving the country further pulled down PSU bank stocks. Read More »

Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) Stake Lifted by Davidson Investment Advisors

The stock has a market cap of $12,417.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 76.40, a PEG ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 0.79. Insiders have sold 116,250 shares of company stock valued at $14,717,370 in the last three months. Therefore 25% are positive. Robert W. Baird maintained Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) rating on Friday, November 17. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

Korea wins gold in women's 3000m relay short track


The Americans advanced with a 5-0 victory over Finland. In a bit of good news for the USA team, its star forward Hilary Knight broke her scoring drought at these Olympics in the semifinal against Finland that put them into this gold-medal match. Read More »

NV Leading Nation On AP Exam Readiness


More than 32 percent of public high school Class of 2017 graduates in MA participated in AP and scored a 3 or higher on at least one exam. The College Board sent admissions leaders an email message Wednesday related to the murders last week at a Florida high school - and some recipients are questioning the taste of the message, which they see as a promotion of the Advanced Placement program. Read More »

'Complicit': US politicians who received money from NRA named in ad

How to police social media to keep the public safe without giving government and law enforcement too much power. They say tougher gun laws do not decrease gun violence. I could be childish at this point and pick apart the reasons why a lot of society believes that gun control doesn't work and why the 2nd Amendment should be brought into play more often but I'll admit that I'm a bit tired of all the arguments and would rather point out the fact that the 2nd Amendment does say " A well ... Read More »

Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation


But Trump offers no facts to back up his assertion. Obama has defended his response to Russian meddling, saying he had told the Russian president to "cut it out". This time, it was over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Tough on Russian Federation, indeed. Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March 2017. Read More »

Chico students prepare for national school walkout


Rhodes' letter comes in the wake of the recent mass shooting incident that took place at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Students and a parent interviewed at Davis High School on Tuesday said they had not heard much about the walkout but were concerned in general about safety. Read More »

Renowned American Evangelist Billy Graham Passes Away Aged 99


Mr Graham, who had been suffering from cancer, pneumonia and a number of other illnesses, was a counsellor to American presidents and travelled the globe to become perhaps the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history - with a number of successful appearances in the UK. Read More »

Mueller files sealed new charges in Manafort, Gates case


A local bank is being called out by Special Counsel Robert Mueller after making $16 million in personal real estate loans to President Trump's former campaign chairman. When contacted by NBC, a spokesman for Manafort referred to previous statements maintaining that the loans were over-collateralized. Mueller is probing Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. Read More »

North Korea Reportedly Bailed On A Secret Meeting With Mike Pence


North Korea has a long history of cancelling meetings and walking away from negotiations as a means to increase its leverage. "The vice president was ready to take this opportunity to drive home the necessity of North Korea abandoning its illicit ballistic missile and nuclear programs", Ms. Read More »

Victims remain hospitalized after Broward County school shooting

The information should have been "assessed as a potential threat to life", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, and forwarded to the agents in the Miami field office to investigate. According to reports , when Cruz makes a court appearance on Monday, his attorney will try to make a plea deal to avoid the death penalty. "He's a broken human being", his lawyer, public defender Melissa McNeill, told reporters. Read More »