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Florida school shooting survivors hit lawmakers who oppose gun control with ultimatum – New York Daily News

Monday, February 19th, 2018

New York Daily NewsFlorida school shooting survivors hit lawmakers who oppose gun control with ultimatumNew York Daily NewsMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and parents hold signs near the school in Parkland, Fla. on Sunday. (Gerald Herbert/AP). BY Terence Cullen Janon Fisher. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 11:00 PM. Shut up and listen …Parkland student: ‘You’re the president. You’re supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us’Los Angeles TimesSurvivors of the Parkland school massacre are lashing out at politicians who are now scrambling to actPittsburgh Post-GazetteStudents Plan Protests, Washington March, to Demand Gun Control

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At Daytona, Austin Dillon and Darrell Wallace Jr. Break Through Behind Familiar Numbers – New York Times

Monday, February 19th, 2018

New York TimesAt Daytona, Austin Dillon and Darrell Wallace Jr. Break Through Behind Familiar NumbersNew York TimesDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In this case, in the 60th running of the Daytona 500, numbers did lie. Nascar’s most famous racecar numbers — 3 and 43 — finished in first and second place on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. But it wasn’t stock car …Austin Dillon’s Daytona 500 win special for his family and Dale Earnhardt’sUSA TODAYDillon rules at Daytona 500The Union LeaderAustin Dillon cherishes Earnhardt legacy on ride to Daytona 500 Victory LaneOrlando SentinelNJ.comall 319 news articles »

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Traffic stop escalates into two-county chase, shooting of trooper and suspect – San Antonio Express-News

Monday, February 19th, 2018

San Antonio Express-NewsTraffic stop escalates into two-county chase, shooting of trooper and suspectSan Antonio Express-NewsLaw enforcement personnel investigate the scene of a shooting involving Texas State Troopers at IH-10 East at Graytown Road, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Photo: Jerry Lara, Staff / San Antonio Express-News. Image 2 of 26. Law enforcement personnel …DPS Trooper shot while pursuing suspectmySanAntonio.comDPS trooper shot by suspect who gave fake name, fled in vehicleWOAITraffic stop ends in shooting involving DPS Trooper, suspectSpectrum Newsall 14 news articles »

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Teachers say Florida suspect’s problems started in middle school, and the system tried to help him – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington PostTeachers say Florida suspect’s problems started in middle school, and the system tried to help himWashington PostPARKLAND, Fla. — The real problems started at least as early as middle school and quickly intensified. There were the vocal outbursts, disturbing drawings of stick figures with guns, constant disciplinary issues. There were threatening statements …Recent school shootings in the USFox NewsMain Question Surrounding School Shooting Suspect: Life Or Death?CBS DenverFor school shooting suspect, main question is life or deathABC NewsWall Street Journal -fox2now.com -Business Insider -Miami Heraldall 353 news articles »

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Watch: Fergie’s National Anthem At The NBA All-Star Game Did Not Get Good Reviews – Sports Illustrated

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Sports IllustratedWatch: Fergie’s National Anthem At The NBA All-Star Game Did Not Get Good ReviewsSports IllustratedFergie sang the U.S. national anthem before tip-off of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Barenaked Ladies performed “Oh Canada” before Fergie took centercourt. Fergie, formerly a member of the Black Eyed Peas, gave a …Fergie’s rendition of national anthem at NBA All-Star Game widely ridiculedKansas City Star (blog)SEE IT: Fergie butchers National Anthem at NBA All-Star Game — and the internet loses itNew York Daily NewsDraymond Green got caught laughing at Fergie’s ridiculous national anthemSB NationHeavy.comall

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A former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’ – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington PostA former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’Washington PostThe indictment by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III of 13 Russians associated with a St. Petersburg online “troll factory” that allegedly interfered with the U.S. election has brought a sense of vindication to the handful of former employees who …After Mueller’s Indictments, an Interview With a Mole Who Was Inside Russia’s Pro-Trump Troll FactoryDaily BeastA Russian ‘troll’ had to write an essay about Hillary Clinton to prove he could target the US marketRecode’White is Black and Black is White.’ A Russian Troll Tells His StoryFortuneall

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Former Trump aide Richard Gates to plead guilty; agrees to testify against Manafort, sources say – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Los Angeles TimesFormer Trump aide Richard Gates to plead guilty; agrees to testify against Manafort, sources sayLos Angeles TimesA former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days — and has made clear to prosecutors that he would testify against Paul Manafort, the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign. The …Gates Ready to Plead Guilty and Turn on Manafort, LA Times SaysSFGateLA Times: Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against ManafortCNNEx-Trump aide will plead guilty to fraud, testify against ManafortNew York PostVox -New York Magazine -KTLA -CBS Newsall 31 news articles »

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Axios: Kelly, Secret Service agent scuffled with Chinese officials over nuclear ‘football’ – The Hill

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

The HillAxios: Kelly, Secret Service agent scuffled with Chinese officials over nuclear ‘football’The HillWhite House chief of staff John Kelly · John Francis KellyMORE and a Secret Service agent scuffled with Chinese security officials over the U.S. nuclear “football” during a trip to China in November, Axios reported Sunday. The nuclear football is the …Trump’s ‘nuclear football’ caused dust-up with Chinese officialsNew York Postall 9 news articles »

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Survivors of Florida school shooting lash out at Trump – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Chicago TribuneSurvivors of Florida school shooting lash out at TrumpChicago TribuneAuthorities say 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018, killing 17 people. Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer and Allen G. BreedAssociated Press. Students …’We are going to make a change’: Q&A with a student organizing march after the Florida shootingWashington PostParkland school building where 17 were killed should be demolished: OfficialsABC NewsStudents Who Lived Through Florida Shooting Turn Rage Into ActivismNPRNew York Magazine -PBS NewsHour -BBC News -New York Timesall 3,478 news articles »

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Adam Rippon decides not to do TV for NBC at 2018 Winter Olympics – USA TODAY

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

USA TODAYAdam Rippon decides not to do TV for NBC at 2018 Winter OlympicsUSA TODAYPYEONGCHANG, South Korea — After agreeing to an offer to work for NBC, Adam Rippon decided overnight that he would rather remain as an Olympian, according to a person close to the situation who would not speak publicly because of the sensitivity of …Winter Olympics: NBC Adds Adam Rippon, But Struggles With Broadcast GaffesDeadlineNBC hires Olympic figure skater Adam RipponCNNMoneyWill Figure Skater Adam Rippon Be an NBC Correspondent for the Remainder of the Winter Olympics?PEOPLE.comEW.com (blog) -Refinery29 -HuffPost -New York Daily Newsall 202 news articles »

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Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington PostDanica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR careerWashington PostDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a red carpet. The starry-eyed sweethearts were mobbed by fans and media clicking away for a snapshot of some PDA …Danica Patrick’s NASCAR career comes to a close with Daytona 500 crashUSA TODAYDanica Patrick’s NASCAR career ends on a big wreck at the Daytona 500CBSSports.comAaron Rodgers to Danica Patrick Here’s a Lucky Kiss For Your Last NASCAR RaceTMZ.comJalopnikall 61 news articles »

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Mets GM: Tebow will be in majors at some point – ESPN

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

ESPNMets GM: Tebow will be in majors at some pointESPNTim Tebow tells Sal Paolantonio that he wants to understand baseball in its entirety to the same level in which he understands football. (0:41). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 4:29 PM ET. Michael DiRoccoESPN Staff Writer …Mets’ Sandy Alderson says Tim Tebow will play in bigs, but Tebow isn’t sold just yetNJ.comMets GM: Tim Tebow will play in the major leaguesNBCSports.comMets welcome Tim Tebow with stunning ‘major league’ predictionNew York PostBleacher Report -NorthJersey.com -Yahoo Sports -Sports Illustratedall 39 news articles »

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The Latest: Shooting survivors to press for gun control – ABC News

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

ABC NewsThe Latest: Shooting survivors to press for gun controlABC NewsAlessandra Mondolfi holds a sign against AR-15 weapons as she yells, “No More” during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is …In Florida aftermath, US students say ‘Never Again’BBC News’My school is being shot up’ The massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, moment by momentCNNToo soon to talk about guns? Here’s a time, school shooting survivors say: March 24USA TODAYNew York Times -Reuters -NBCNews.com -PEOPLE.comall 3,278 news articles »

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Kasich to Trump: ‘Take some steps’ on gun control – CNN

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

CNNKasich to Trump: ‘Take some steps’ on gun controlCNNWashington (CNN) Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich said the deadly school shooting on Wednesday should be a rallying moment for the nation on guns, but he predicted Congress would not live up to the task, and suggested the President should take the lead …A Republican Governor Just Called for a Ban on Assault WeaponsMother JonesKasich hammers ‘dysfunctional’ Congress over inaction on guns: ‘Wake up’PoliticoFollowing mass shooting, some Republicans begin to buck NRAThinkProgressThe Hill -Mic -WVXU -ABC6OnYourSide.comall 26 news articles »

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Small Plane Lands on Highway 101 Near San Martin Airport: CHP – NBC Bay Area

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

NBC Bay AreaSmall Plane Lands on Highway 101 Near San Martin Airport: CHPNBC Bay AreaA small plane comes to rest after landing on Highway 101 in Santa Clara County. (Feb. 18, 2018). A small plane has landed along Highway 101 near the San Martin Airport in south Santa Clara County, according to the California Highway Patrol. No injuries …and more »

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In Florida aftermath, US students say ‘Never Again’ – BBC News

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

BBC NewsIn Florida aftermath, US students say ‘Never Again’BBC NewsThe students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were well practised on how to respond in an active shooter situation – the school has lockdown drills, security systems and restricted entrances. But a sole gunman on Valentine’s Day was still able …’My school is being shot up’ The massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, moment by momentCNNParkland Students to President Trump: Stay ‘Far Away’ From UsDaily BeastFlorida students plea with Congress: It’s about the gunsWashington PostABC News -CBS News -New York Post -Fox Newsall 3,025 news articles »

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Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons – New York Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

New York TimesProminent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault WeaponsNew York TimesA prominent Republican political donor demanded on Saturday that the party pass legislation to restrict access to guns, and vowed not to contribute to any candidates or electioneering groups that did not support a ban on the sale of military-style …and more »

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Mattis: Unclear if Russia directed attack against US allies in Syria – Military Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Military TimesMattis: Unclear if Russia directed attack against US allies in SyriaMilitary TimesRojda Felat, a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander, walks with her group’s flag at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqqa on Oct. 17, 2017. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images). WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has yet to see a direct link …What Is Vladimir Putin Up To? Here’s an Educated GuessBloomberg55 years of strong partnershipJordan TimesDozens of Russians Are Believed Killed in US-Backed Syria AttackNew York TimesBloomberg -The Independentall 47 news articles »

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Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force – BBC News

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

BBC NewsLatvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption forceBBC NewsThe head of Latvia’s central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics, has been detained by the country’s anti-corruption agency. His home and offices at the Bank of Latvia were both raided by officers. The country’s Corruption Prevention Bureau gave no details about …Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioningWashington PostLatvia’s central bank head Ilmars Rimsevics detained in corruption probeDeutsche WelleECB’s Rimsevics Detained by Latvian Anti-Graft BureauBloombergall 30 news articles »

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Nikolas Cruz showed no warning signs before Florida school shooting, say couple who took him in – Fox News

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Fox NewsNikolas Cruz showed no warning signs before Florida school shooting, say couple who took him inFox NewsMelisa McNeill says her client, suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz, lacks impulse control, but is ‘sad’ and ‘remorseful.’ Cruz remains in custody on 17 counts of premeditated murder; Steve Harrigan reports from Parkland, Florida. The couple who took …Accused Florida shooter was ‘a monster living under our roof’USA TODAYCouple looking after Florida shooting suspect say they had no idea there was a ‘monster living under our roof’Telegraph.co.ukFamily that took in Nikolas Cruz: ‘Didn’t see this side of him’New York Daily NewsSun Sentinelall

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The likelihood of wintry weather Saturday night has increased – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington PostThe likelihood of wintry weather Saturday night has increasedWashington PostThe chance of some winter storminess Saturday afternoon and evening has increased in the D.C. area, but the details are still fuzzy. Snow lovers, we still can’t say with confidence whether the storm will deliver snow, slop or a cruel, cold rain. The …and more »

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Focus on Dreamers breeds resentment from other immigrants here illegally – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Los Angeles TimesFocus on Dreamers breeds resentment from other immigrants here illegallyLos Angeles TimesAlessandro Negrete, a 35-year-old immigrant who is in the country without legal status, is tired of the spotlight on DACA recipients. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times). Ever since Sam Paredes crossed into the U.S. illegally from Mexico nearly 30 …It’s Not Illegal Immigration That Worries Republicans AnymoreThe AtlanticDemocrats put Dreamers and their party in danger by playing hardballThe HillTrump throws grenades: The President blows up a DACA dealNew York Daily NewsWashington Post -Kansas City Star -Washington Examiner -The New Yorkerall 162 news articles »

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Trump: ‘They are laughing their asses off in Moscow’ over how US handled Russia investigations – CNN

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

CNNTrump: ‘They are laughing their asses off in Moscow’ over how US handled Russia investigationsCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump says Russians are “laughing their asses off in Moscow” for the way Washington has handled the Russia investigations, following the Department of Justice’s charges against Russian nationals last week for allegedly …Trump: Russia is ‘laughing their asses off’PoliticoTrump says Russians are ‘laughing their asses off’ at US discordUSA TODAYTrump Says Russians `Laughing Their Asses Off’ by Sowing ChaosBloombergNBCNews.comall 29 news articles »

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Gunman opens fire on church festival crowd with at least four dead – Daily Star

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Daily StarGunman opens fire on church festival crowd with at least four deadDaily StarA GUNMAN has slaughtered at least four people after opening fire on a church festival crowd in southern Russia. 0. By Tom Towers / Published 18th February 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. 0:00 …Four dead after Russian church shootingSky NewsRussia church shooting: Gunman kills four with hunting rifle at Lent festival in DagestanExpress.co.ukall 41 news articles »

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Trump lashes out over Russia probe, attacks FBI over Florida shooting – CBS News

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

CBS NewsTrump lashes out over Russia probe, attacks FBI over Florida shootingCBS NewsLast Updated Feb 18, 2018 8:24 AM EST. President Trump tweeted late Saturday that he is “very sad” the FBI missed the possible warning signs about Florida shooting suspect and the they are “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion.” He …Donald Trump Uses Florida School Massacre As Excuse To Attack FBI’s Russia ProbeHuffPostTrump Criticizes FBI for ‘Missing Signals’ Before Florida School ShootingVoice of AmericaTrump equates FBI’s Russia probe with Florida shootingPoliticoCNN -Newsweek -Fox News -USA TODAYall 2,234 news articles »

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A New Game at the Winter Olympics – The New Yorker

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

The New YorkerA New Game at the Winter OlympicsThe New YorkerAn enduring bromide about the Olympic Games holds that they provide a respite from politics. That has been a fiction since at least 424 B.C., when Sparta, fighting Athens in the Peloponnesian War, was barred from the Olympiad. In the modern age, it has …Who’s that commanding stares from North Korea’s Olympic troupe? Only Kim Jong ‘Um’CBC.caAnticipation for inter-Korean talks, US-North Korea dialogue buildsUPI.comFormer North Korean cheerleader describes the ‘psychological training’ she underwentAOLDaily Star -The Hill -The Republicall 68 news articles »

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Brendan Cox, Husband of Murdered UK Lawmaker, Resigns Over Abuse Accusations – New York Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

New York TimesBrendan Cox, Husband of Murdered UK Lawmaker, Resigns Over Abuse AccusationsNew York TimesLONDON — The husband of the former British lawmaker Jo Cox, who was killed in 2016 by a right-wing extremist, has stepped down from two charities created in her memory after accusations of inappropriate conduct resurfaced in the British news media …’I made mistakes’ Brendan Cox resigns from Jo Cox charity after ‘inappropriate’ behaviourExpress.co.ukMurdered MP’s widower Brendan Cox quits charitiesBBC NewsFamily of Jo Cox pledge support to husband Brendan over sex assault claimsMetroThe Guardian -Evening Standard -Sky News -Daily Starall 42 news articles »

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‘They are laughing their asses off in Moscow’: Trump takes on the FBI, Russia probe and 2016 election – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington Post’They are laughing their asses off in Moscow’: Trump takes on the FBI, Russia probe and 2016 electionWashington PostWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump questioned the intensifying special counsel investigation of his 2016 campaign and his administration while attacking his own national security adviser, the FBI, Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama …Trump Blames Obama and Democrats for Failing to Stop Russian MeddlingNew York TimesTrump Vents Frustration Over Russia Probe, Rails Against FBIU.S. News & World ReportTrump attacks everyone but RussiaPoliticoCNN -USA TODAY -The Hill -MLive.comall 36 news articles »

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Mattis: Unclear if Russia directed attack against US allies in Syria – Military Times

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Military TimesMattis: Unclear if Russia directed attack against US allies in SyriaMilitary TimesRojda Felat, a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander, walks with her group’s flag at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqqa on Oct. 17, 2017. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images). WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has yet to see a direct link …and more »

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A former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’ – Washington Post

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Washington PostA former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’Washington PostThe indictment by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III of 13 Russians associated with a St. Petersburg online “troll factory” that allegedly interfered with the U.S. election has brought a sense of vindication to the handful of former employees who …and more »

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