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|Students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting
Trump's press secretary said he supports efforts to improve the federal background check system, and students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018
|Man Accused Of Breaking Off Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb For Souvenir
Some people’s idea of justice is an eye for an eye, but China wants “severe punishment” for a man who stole a clay thumb.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 4:56 PM
|Home surveillance shows a cougar walking up to a couple's window in Wisconsin
Researchers say that in its very early stages, a blood test has diagnosed autism with 92 percent accuracy, and home surveillance shows a cougar walking up to a couple's window in Wisconsin.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018
|Carnival investigates "cruise from hell"
Carnival has launched an investigation into a wild brawl off the Australian coast, that saw 23 passengers kicked off a cruise. Some on board accuse security of being heavy handed. Joel Labi reports.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8:30 AM
|Aurora borealis turns the sky greener than the ground
These Northern Lights “rainbows” have turned the sky greener than the Earth below. Vitaly Istomin, 26, spent several nights in freezing conditions under the stars in northern Russia’s Khibiny Mountains to capture the aurora’s “rainbows.” (Caters News)
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 11:56 AM
|Trump Spent His Sunday Night Watching ‘60 Minutes’ And Hate-Tweeting About Oprah
President Donald Trump capped a long weekend of hate-tweeting by taunting an “insecure” Oprah Winfrey over her latest appearance on “60 Minutes.”
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 2:24 AM
|Florida Shooter's Former Friend Says She Reported Him To School 'Multiple' Times
A former friend of Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who confessed to opening fire on a Florida high school last week, says she told school officials that she was concerned about his behavior “multiple” times over the last several years.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 9:15 AM
|Medium intensity earthquake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residents
Mexico City (AFP) - A medium intensity earthquake struck southwestern Mexico early Monday morning, scaring residents already shaken by a powerful quake two days earlier, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 3:13 AM
|Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russia election meddling probe
Robert Mueller, the man leading the Russian election meddling investigation, has charged a lawyer with making false statements to his team. Alex Van Der Zwaan was charged with “willfully and knowingly making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” to investigators. Mr Van Der Zwaan was an attorney with a law firm which worked with Ukraine’s justice ministry in a case against the politician Yulia Tymoshenko. The lawyer had communications with Robert Gates, a Donald Trump campaign aide who was charged alongside colleague Paul Manafort by Mr Mueller’s team last year. Alex Van Der Zwaan arrives at Federal District Court in Washington Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh There have been reports over the weekend that Mr Gates has struck a bargain with investigators and is prepared to plead guilty – though nothing has been announced. Mr Van Der Zwaan was charged on February 16 in federal court in Washington and news of the move emerged on Tuesday. It is unclear exactly how Mr Van Der Zwaan fits into Mr Mueller’s wider investigation, which is looking into how Russia interfered in the US election of 2016. Mr Van Der Zwaan, 33, worked in London with the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 10:00 AM
|Congressional Candidate Defends AR-15 Giveaway After School Shooting
Gun rights advocates often say it’s not the appropriate time to debate gun control in the days after a mass shooting.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8:32 PM