• OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom
OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom

The Middle School and High School are on lockdown at this time. Information regarding the threat first came in about 10 minutes before the shooting, which took place around 7:51 a.m. Students will be released to their parents in the near future. "UPDATE: JMMS students will be released beginning around 1045AM", the school posted on Facebook .

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  • Pakistani court sentences serial killer to death
Pakistani court sentences serial killer to death

The next day, her uncle told authorities she was missing. A serial killer has been sentenced to death for the murder of eight children in Pakistan . Prosecution in Zainab's murder and rape case has made a decision to recommend public execution of the convict, Imran Ali , to the Punjab government.

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  • Israel's reckless strategies in Syria
Israel's reckless strategies in Syria

Syria's downing of the Israeli F-16 jet fighter was a unique incident in that its extensive and lasting consequences will definitely disrupt Tel Aviv's calculations for a long period of time. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council this week, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said , "The drone flight this week is a wake-up call for...

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  • New Mexico Legislature confronts budget stalemate
New Mexico Legislature confronts budget stalemate

Democratic Rep. Patricia Lundstrom of Gallup, who led the final budget negotiations on behalf of the House, said it was important to preserve spending on roads to boost employment and the state economy. On Wednesday, the House Public Policy Committee agreed to change the effective date of Senate Bill 1 to allow Sunday sales to begin on the first Su...

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  • Ohio State to pay coordinators more than $1M each
Ohio State to pay coordinators more than $1M each

Chris Holtmann's words from Wednesday looked prophetic early in Thursday's game between Ohio State and Penn State. The game against the Buckeyes was close to a must-win for Penn State if the team is going to receive an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.

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  • Badass Olympic Snowboarder Breaks Neck And Finishes The Race Anyway
Badass Olympic Snowboarder Breaks Neck And Finishes The Race Anyway

The collision was such that the daredevil's goggles came flying off and he lay on the ground for a few moments in pain and shock. The result of the crash was a broken neck, but there will not be serious permanent damage, according to doctors that evaluated the injury.

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  • Attorney General lambasts US Senate bill to reform sentencing
Attorney General lambasts US Senate bill to reform sentencing

Marijuana is still illegal on the federal level because the government stopped funding research to determine whether cannabis has medicinal benefits. Gardner stopped short of saying Rosenstein offered his assurances that the department would not crack down on the legal cannabis industry, but gave him enough comfort that Colorado's acting US attor...

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  • Steve Bannon arrives on Hill for Russian Federation probe interview
Steve Bannon arrives on Hill for Russian Federation probe interview

The dispute now is for the White House and House panel to resolve, a person close to Bannon said Thursday. Trump, a Republican, has denied collusion between his associates and Moscow. "That's an ongoing conversation we'll have among an terrible lot of lawyers", Conaway said after Bannon's interview. Florida Rep. Tom Rooney said Tuesday that if Bann...

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  • Cops: School attack plot foiled by grandmother's tip about student's disturbing writings
Cops: School attack plot foiled by grandmother's tip about student's disturbing writings

Police say the ACES Alternative High School student did a coin flip to decide whether he would target Kamiak High School or ACES where he attends. He also wrote that he wanted to make the death count as high as possible so that the shooting would become infamous. However, police believe the teen used the same AK-47 to rob a convenience store ...

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  • Mehbooba Mufti calls for dialogue with Pakistan
Mehbooba Mufti calls for dialogue with Pakistan

The fighting, which began at dawn February 10 when the militants stormed the Sunjuwan army base on the outskirts of the city of Jammu , continued into February 11 afternoon, said the region's top police official, S.P. She asserted that evidences related to Jaish's involvement in the terror attack would be shared with Pakistan. Three militants ...

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  • Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana
Two Hafiz Saeed-linked charities banned from operating in Pakistan: Sana

The federal government on Wednesday issued a notification directing the authorities concerned to freeze the assets of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) under the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. Pakistani officials involved in the seizures of assets said failure to act against the charities could lead to Pakista...

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  • Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa to meet opposition leaders ahead of elections
Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa to meet opposition leaders ahead of elections

Mr Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer. He added that Mr Tsvangirai shaped the political discourse in this country for a long time he was in politics and was the Prime Minister for five years hence the need for a befitting send-off.

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  • Richmond chef, bakers, and beer pioneer named James Beard semi-finalists
Richmond chef, bakers, and beer pioneer named James Beard semi-finalists

The James Beard Foundation Awards Gala is May 7 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The foundation will narrow the nominees for its restaurant and chef awards to a smaller group of finalists on March 14. Brigtsen's , owned and operated by chef Frank Brigtsen and his wife Marna, is nominated for best service. Jesse Ito of Queen Village's Royal Iza...

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  • Light snow may affect Thursday morning commutes in high elevations
Light snow may affect Thursday morning commutes in high elevations

Roads throughout the region are reportedly covered in snow, ice or a combination of the two, according to the Montana Department of Transportation. The overnight low is expected to be near 17. On Saturday the high could be in the upper 50s and any precipitation is expected to fall as rain. The cold front will bring strong winds gusting to 32 mi...

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  • UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager
UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager

Palestinians see Tamimi as a hero who opposes Israel's military occupation of the West Bank , while Israel says she is an agitator who attempts to provoke soldiers on film as part of a Palestinian PR campaign. Meanwhile, 27 American cultural figures, including actors, civil rights leaders and sports figures, signed an open letter Monday calli...

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  • 2nd Federal Judge Blocks Move to End DACA
2nd Federal Judge Blocks Move to End DACA

DACA recipients have faced uncertainty over their future since September, when President Trump announced plans to end the program after six months. A Brooklyn federal judge is blocking the Trump Administration from pulling back the Dreamers immigration program, saying the government did not provide adequate explanations for the abrupt about-f...

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  • Alex Bowman puts No. 88 on the pole at Daytona
Alex Bowman puts No. 88 on the pole at Daytona

Never would have thought it would have happened after the path my career took. In what would become the theme of his burgeoning career, Byron adapted seamlessly and instantly tasted success . We've already changed some things that we do here with lineups, how we roll the cars on and how we stage the cars, where we stage the crew members. "You ne...

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  • Charity body orders Oxfam inquiry
Charity body orders Oxfam inquiry

The charity's deputy chief Penny Lawrence resigned on Monday night over what she described as the charity's failure to adequately respond to the past allegations. "It's ludicrous ... the moral leadership vacuum in that organisation that somehow thought ... you can sleep with prostitutes while you are supposed to be delivering aid", he said.

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  • After IS war, Kuwait hosts conferences on rebuilding Iraq
After IS war, Kuwait hosts conferences on rebuilding Iraq

USA officials said the United States, which occupied Iraq from 2003-2011 and now leads an global coalition that provided air support against Islamic State, does not plan to pledge funds at the Kuwait conference. Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, warned failure to help Iraq could lead to renewed instability. France's Foreign M...

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  • Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents
Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents

But she's not insane and she's not faking it, according to her doctors. Myers says she has been diagnosed with foreign accent syndrome (FAS ). She has also been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which causes bruising and painful joints, and, for the time being, it's also turned her British .

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  • At least 3 shot on NSA campus at Fort Meade; suspect arrested
At least 3 shot on NSA campus at Fort Meade; suspect arrested

Anne Arundel County police shared a tweet about a possible shooting just before 7:30 a.m. Images from a traffic helicopter show a handcuffed person in a hooded sweatshirt sitting down with their head bowed. "More information will be released as it becomes available". "The #FBI is aware of the incident at Fort Meade and we are sending person...

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  • US Intelligence: ISIS Used chemical Weapons In 'numerous' Attacks In Iraq, Syria
US Intelligence: ISIS Used chemical Weapons In 'numerous' Attacks In Iraq, Syria

US intelligence leaders warned a Senate committee Tuesday that Russian Federation will continue to try and influence elections in the United States this year. "But we're talking about a major attack on our democracy that's ongoing, that's going to continue", he said. Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats pointed to the North ...

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  • NY bomber, Ahmad Rahimi, sentenced to life in prison
NY bomber, Ahmad Rahimi, sentenced to life in prison

Authorities said it was a miracle no one was killed by Rahimi's fiendish blast, which sent a nearby dumpster flying more than 120 feet and sprayed shrapnel that tore into the chests, legs and eyes of innocent passers-by. "We remain vigilant, resolute and safe", de Blasio wrote in a tweet after Rahimi's conviction in October. "He's proud of what h...

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  • Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled
Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled

Kehinde Wiley , the artist who painted former President Barack Obama's official portrait , also produced a pair of paintings depicting black women decapitating white people. What happens when you're painting the head of the free world? "And then you have the African blue lilies that point to the late father of President Barack Obama ...

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  • ANC set to oust President Jacob Zuma in no-confidence motion
ANC set to oust President Jacob Zuma in no-confidence motion

South Africans have heavily criticised protracted "transition talks" between Zuma and Ramaphosa that started last week, demanding an end to the impasse. He added that "I will be out" if parliament votes against him in a motion of no confidence as expected on Thursday. "The media is urged to await official notification".

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