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Trump blasts FBI over shooting, says 'too much time' on Russia

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:46:56 GMT

Trump tweeted the FBI missed signals before a school shooting, and "are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."



Plane crashes in southern Iran, killing all 66 on board

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:37:00 GMT

The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down some 390 miles south of the capital, Tehran.Location of Semirom, Iran.


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Parkland survivors say 'now is the time' for gun control

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:58:00 GMT

"If all our government and president can do is send 'thoughts and prayers,' then it's time for victims to be the change," said one student.Emma Gonzalez speaks at a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 17, 2018.A child holds a poster at a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 17, 2018.


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The charges Mueller could have brought but didn't

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:54:00 GMT

Why would special counsel Robert Mueller allege illegal Russian activity in the election throughout the indictment, but not actually charge it?Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces on Feb. 16, 2018, that special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities with meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


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Everything you need to know about CurlingEverything you need to know about Curling

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:49:25 GMT

To a first-time observer Curling might look like a sport where people are simply throwing rocks down an ice track. But there is much more to curling than meets the eye. It is the only sport in the world where players have the ability to affect the outcome of their actions after the fact. In other words the trajectory of a curling stone can be influenced even after it's released. Achieving the perfect balance of skill, athleticism and physics in curling is one of the Olympics' greatest challenges.To a first-time observer Curling might look like a sport where people are simply throwing rocks down an ice track. But there is much more to curling than meets the eye. It is the only sport in the world where players have the ability to affect the outcome of their actions after the fact. In other words the trajectory of a curling stone can be influenced even after it's released. Achieving the perfect balance of skill, athleticism and physics in curling is one of the Olympics' greatest challenges.



After Parkland shooting, hundreds attend nearby gun show

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:35:00 GMT

"There's no disrespect or insensitivity intended by this long-planned gun show," a statement from organizers said.With a variant of the AR-15 in the foreground, patrons peruse weapons at a gun show in Miami, Florida, on Feb. 17, 2018.Patrons peruse weapons at a gun show in Miami, Florida, Feb. 17, 2018.


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At schools across the U.S., teachers face tough questions

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:32:00 GMT

At a middle school 20 minutes away from the scene of Wednesday's tragedy, drama teacher Meagan Nagy cleaned out a closet with her students so they could see: There's a place to hide if this happens here.Students at Ramblewood Middle School in Broward County, Florida, paint a banner during drama class for students at Stoneman Douglas High School, on Feb. 16, 2018.Students at Ramblewood Middle School in Florida make a banner for Stoneman Douglas High School, on Feb. 16, 2018. Meagan Nagy, a drama teacher at Ramblewood Middle School in Broward County, Florida.


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With railguns and robots, China's military threatens U.S. dominance

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:55:00 GMT

Over the past year, China has rolled out an array of high-tech weapons that some experts say could threaten the military superiority of the United States.Military vehicles carrying DF-21D ballistic missiles roll through Tiananmen Square in 2015.The J-20 is China's first homemade stealth jet.China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, takes water at Dalian Port in northeast China's Liaoning province in April 2017.


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Comments by Nikolas Cruz's attorney could impact his defense

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMT

Pleading insanity could be a difficult defense for the alleged gunman.Suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz makes a video appearance in Broward County court before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 15, 2018.Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.


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Why it's so hard to make a better flu vaccine

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:26:23 GMT

Making a universal flu vaccine is turning out to be harder than anyone thought. Why? Because influenza virus is a master of cloaking technology.A syringe contnaining H1N1 vaccine.A prototype for a universal flu vaccine. The nanoparticle is a hybrid of a protein scaffold (blue) and eight influenza hemagglutinin proteins on the surface (yellow). The hemagglutinin was specifically engineered to display antibody binding sites common to all human influenza subtypes.Biologist Jason Plyler prepares to test how immune cells react to possible flu vaccines at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health on Dec. 19, 2017, in Bethesda, Maryland.


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Alien life discovery might not bring the response you'd expect

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:07:00 GMT

Study suggests E.T. wouldn't throw us for a loop.Illustration of an alien and the Milky Way in the night.


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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:02:00 GMT

Facebook said Saturday it will start using mailed postcards to verify the identities location of election ad buyers. It comes after alleged Russian actions.



Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:08:00 GMT

Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died.This 2015 photo provided by Ron Gomez shows climbers Ron Kauk, from left, Jim Bridwell, and Ron Gomez in Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park, Calif.This Jan. 18, 2013 photo provided by Ron Gomez shows legendary climbers Layton Kor, left, and Jim Bridwell in Kingman, Ariz.


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Joy Reid: 'Black Panther' envisions what could have been for black Americans

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:14:00 GMT

The movie leaves us with powerful, complicated questions: What might the strongest of us built had we remained in Africa?What's truly revolutionary about the film is its expansive, breathtaking vision


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FBI got tip on Nikolas Cruz on Jan. 5 but didn't follow up

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:56:00 GMT

On Jan. 5, the caller left information on Nikolas Cruz's "desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting," the FBI said.Nikolas Cruz poses in a picture posted to his Instagram account which was verified by the Miami Herald.


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The 17 victims of the Parkland school shooting

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:59:00 GMT

The Parkland school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School claimed 17 victims on Wednesday.16 of the 17 fatal victims of the Parkland school shooting.Scott BeigelMartin Duque.Nicholas DworetCoach Aaron FeisJaime Guttenberg Chris HixonLuke HoyerGina MontaltoJoaquin OliverAlaina PettyMeadow PollackHelena RamseyAlex SchachterCarmen SchentrupPeter Wang.


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Punk rockers pay the price for criticizing Putin

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:07:45 GMT

With Vladimir Putin expected to secure a fourth term next month, Pussy Riot members Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan are claiming asylum in Sweden.Pussy Riot activists Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan have fled Russia for Sweden.Members of Pussy Riot chant a "punk prayer" that criticized Vladimir Putin at the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, in 2012.The apartment block where Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan live in Sweden.Alexey Knedlyakovsky looks in his bathroom mirror.Pussy Riot members Yekaterina Samutsevich (left), Maria Alyokhina (center) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (right) during a court hearing in Moscow on Aug. 17, 2012.Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan with their son, Tigran.Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan have been in Sweden for almost a year.


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Got a news tip? We want to know about it

Wed, 17 May 2017 20:10:00 GMT

Do you have a story to share with us? Did you witness something you think should be reported? Reach out to our journalists by sending in your news tip.


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