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by | March 24, 2018 | 18:19

Students around the country have already staged walkouts in demand for stricter gun laws after the Parkland shooting. The Northern Star Editorial Board stands beside the courageous individuals who spoke up against gun violence and agrees student participation in walkouts is essential in continuing the dialogue.

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:19

Ivan Flanscha, 50, and Zachary Anthony, 29, died Thursday after a section of four-story building that once housed a piano factory collapsed. In York, Pennsylvania, two firefighters were killed when a building partially collapsed while they were inside, the city's mayor, Michael Helfrich, said during a news conference.

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:08

Turkey's state-run news agency says, Turkish jets have attacked suspected Kurdish rebel camps across the border in northern Iraq and killed nine militants today. Turkey seeks to expand its operation in Syria's northwestern Afrin region to other Kurdish-held areas further east, including Manbij , prompting fears for a possible confrontation with U.S.

by | March 24, 2018 | 17:40

If the Tigers do not slow down their ability to shoot the ball, they could be in trouble. This game is close to a toss-up for that reason, with a slight edge to a Jayhawks team that should have the Omaha crowd on its side. Clemson advanced by limiting Auburn to 25.8 percent shooting and points on just 22 of 70 possessions in an 84-53 second-round mismatch. Three of its five starters were above 15 points, and it kept raining down on Auburn.

by | March 24, 2018 | 17:26

If you've been holding out on getting a MoviePass subscription up until now, it may be tough to continue to do so. For this yearly plan, MoviePass charges $6.95 a month and a one-time processing fee of $6.55. Theater chains such as AMC have derided MoviePass' business model as unsustainable. The subscription service is controlled by Helios & Matheson Analytics Inc.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:41

Officers believed Clark had been breaking into cars in the neighborhood and shot him because they say they thought he had a gun. "I also want to say that we at the Kings recognize your people's ability to protest peacefully, and we respect that".

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:20

The official change in time comes at 1am on Sunday morning when all clocks and watches should be wound on an hour to 2am. In the years that followed, clocks continued to be advanced by one hour each spring and put back by an hour each autumn until July 1945.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:09

When Marshalltown hits the track at Waukee today, it will do so with quite a few familiar faces. "Being that we are young and we didn't really take it easy on them this week, as far as tapering down for the meet, I was pretty happy with the results, it gave me a positive outlook for the season as far as where we can be in the league and state", Head Coach Kevin Soviak said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:08

The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 1.1 per cent to 15,224 points, but for the week was down over three per cent. The Dow finished at its lowest point since November. President TrumpDonald John TrumpPoll: Both parties need to do more on drug prices Senate approves.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump White House: Trump will delay steel tariffs for European Union, six countries MORE rattled markets Thursday when he announced his plan to impose up to $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:06

Uttarakhand (1), and Gujarat (4) - were elected unanimously. West Bengal, Karnataka , Chhattisgarh and Kerala will also feature in the polls. The Congress led UPA has 57 while the other parties together account for the remaining 100 seats.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:01

Besides the former Chief Minister, 31 others are accused in this case, including chief minister Jagannath Mishra, who was acquitted by the court on Monday. The former Bihar chief minister has been serving a jail term in Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail since December previous year after his conviction in two other fodder scam cases .

by | March 24, 2018 | 15:56

Authorities now believe Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora will cross the Queensland coast some time shortly after midday (AEST) on Sunday afternoon as a category three system. Communities in Queensland's Gulf country are preparing to weather the brunt of Cyclone Nora which is bearing down on the region. The bureau said recent monsoon activity had "primed" catchment areas for river level rises, and some communities could find themselves cut off.

by | March 24, 2018 | 15:36

In a press conference Thursday night Melissa said she felt it was necessary to share her family's decision to take Jaelynn off of life support at the University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center. His mother, Kimberly Dennis, said in a statement Thursday evening that "our entire family is eternally grateful that Desmond is alive, doing well and in good spirits".

by | March 24, 2018 | 15:21

Dozens of industry groups sent a letter last weekend to Trump warning that "the imposition of sweeping tariffs would trigger a chain reaction of negative consequences for the US economy, provoking retaliation; stifling USA agriculture, goods, and services exports; and raising costs for businesses and consumers".

by | March 24, 2018 | 15:09

One EU diplomat said that at the summit, there was "a general ambition to go beyond that wording", which was very similar in tone to the EU foreign ministers' statement . To what extent the Czech prime minister's one-on-one meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May on the sidelines of the summit may have influenced this decision is not clear.

by | March 24, 2018 | 14:52

Gao Ting, Head of China Strategy at UBS Securities, said in a note that tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump could reduce China's GDP growth by 0.1 percent in 2018. Senior administration officials talking on background ahead of the President signing the directive said these measures were in line with the National Security Strategy announced a year ago that identified China as a "strategic competitor".

by | March 24, 2018 | 14:33

Savchenko called the accusations against her "politically motivated" and launched a hunger strike against her detention. If this course continues, "then the danger in parliament won't be me, your danger will be your people", she told lawmakers.

by | March 24, 2018 | 14:22

Rink was convicted of providing the agent for the attack but given a suspended sentence. But European politicians and leaders varied in how far they were willing to go in blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin's Kremlin. He also said that European Union decisions taken in the wake of the poisoning were "regrettable" and he described British statements on the matter as irresponsible and groundless.

by | March 24, 2018 | 14:07

In Las Vegas sports books, however, Kansas State and Loyola opened as a straight pick - no favorite, and neither being labeled the underdog anymore in a game for a Final Four berth. Graduate engineering students at Purdue constructed a softer version using carbon fiber and shipped it to Haas on Tuesday. Given NCAA guidelines by the Purdue staff, the engineering whizzes worked through the night Monday to create a one-of-a-kind brace to hold Haas' elbow in place.

by | March 24, 2018 | 14:05

The Mexican was scheduled to fight Gennady Golovkin on May 5 in the much-anticipated rematch of their bout a year ago. "But Gennady definitely wants to fight and he's going to proceed as if the fight is still happening". Initially, the Alvarez's camp pointed toward tainted meat from his native Mexico while declaring he was willing to cooperate with any other testing ahead of the planned fight.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:58

However, the protest was halted by Delhi Police, who also used water cannons and detained the protesters, ANI reported. The journalist has filed a case against a Delhi Police inspector for molesting her and the photographer complained of being roughed-up by policewomen.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:47

Thursday marks the first day of a three-month wave of industrial action by rail workers, who will strike on two out of every five days between April and June . Macron, who, unlike most previous French leaders often speaks in English in public when overseas, said this was not a move against the use of English but one to promote multilingualism.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:40

In video posted to social media , protesters can be seen chanting to fans to "join us or go home". This time, an officer yells at Clark to show his hands, then begins shouting, "Gun, gun, gun!" The only thing police officers discovered after killing Stephon Clark was his cell phone.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:36

Ironically, Kuczynski's demise echoed what happened to Alberto Fujimori himself in 2000, at the end of his decade-long run as Peru's president. A vote to reject the resignation would mean Congress is to going ahead with the impeachment vote, which would be a humiliation for Kuczynski , popularly known by his initials, PPK .

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:34

He's accused of receiving tens of millions of dollars from Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi . NPR's Eleanor Beardsley, reporting from Paris, says Sarkozy hasn't spoken publicly since he was taken into custody on Tuesday morning. The interview with Mr. Takieddine was published days before the first round of voting in the center-right primary, which knocked Mr. Sarkozy out of the race.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:36

The head of the Independent Senators Yuen Pau Woo is thriller with the result. It was a "second reading" or vote on the bill in principle, and a late-hour victory that had appeared far from certain for a key Liberal promise, coming only after a memo went out late Wednesday to travelling independent senators to return for the crucial vote.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:15

It was Guardiola who called Sterling , remember, during that hard time in Chantilly and word has it there have even been conversations between City's manager and Southgate about how to get the best out of him. It is perhaps for this reason that Jordan Pickford, a fine long-range passer who is also comfortable receiving the ball to feet, is in pole position to start between the sticks at the World Cup .

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:18

He pointed out to the new headquarters, and said that the party's work culture should be reflected in all our headquarters from district level to national. After the meeting, party leader Anil Baluni shared that Dr BR Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14 will be celebrated as "Social Justice Day" across India.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:15

Earlier this month, Blue Mountain School District Superintendent David Helsel spoke before a House Education Committee school safety hearing in Harrisburg about the district's overall safety plan. He said the rocks are seen as a last resort. Blue Mountain High School in Pennsylvania. . "Anything helps; rocks are better than books and pencils".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:59

But the share of China's stake in that move by Trump is a mere two percent of the overall trade. "It is an obvious choice to seek other protein sources". He said the threat continues: China established a policy in 2006 to dominate world solar-panel production - and within a few years the US industry had disappeared.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:37

At least seven floors were destroyed near the top of the tower which houses private residences above the hotel complex. It soon spread to other floors and eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene. The hotel guests have been relocated to the nearby Carlton Hotel, according to reports. He praised Dublin Fire Brigade for their hard work and commitment.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:37

The voices of students, gun violence survivors, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumni will be amplified throughout the evening. "After countless shootings and 'thoughts and prayers, ' we all realized it was up to us to make the change we wanted to see".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:22

Also on Tuesday, a former Playboy model who claims she had a 10-month affair with Trump starting in 2006 sued the company that owns the National Enquirer to void a 2016 contract requiring her not to talk about the encounter. The ruling Tuesday was blunt in dismissing an argument made by Trump's attorneys that he can not be sued in state court while in office. "We are grateful for the opportunity to prove that the defendant falsely branded Ms.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:19

US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil tariffs on a range of Chinese goods valued at US$30 billion annually to force China to cut its trade surplus with the US by US$100 billion. Nevertheless, the law demonstrates a renewed American commitment to Taiwan. But Peng said the National Security Bureau believed that Beijing was more likely to take a hardline approach toward the independence-leaning Tsai Ing-wen administration, but appear amicable and accommodating to sway the general ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:15

According to a Human Rights Watch report, munitions supplied by Raytheon - the company which will supply Saudi with the anti-missile systems under the new deal - have been traced back to Saudi-led air strikes against innocent civilians. "As well as devastating civilian lives, this makes a mockery of the global Arms Trade Treaty". Trump criticized his predecessor, Barack Obama, for the poor state of relations between the U.S.