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The movement to arm teachers

18 hours 44 min ago

Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, a divisive idea has gained momentum as a way to stem school shootings: arm teachers. At some schools in Ohio, armed teachers have been in classrooms for as many as five years.

Strike on east Syria killed 38 pro-regime fighters: monitor

19 hours 34 min ago

Nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in an overnight bombing raid near the country's eastern border with Iraq, a monitor said on Monday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike was one of the deadliest on forces allied with Syria's government. "Thirty-eight non-Syrian fighters from regime loyalist militias were killed in the night-time raid on Al-Hari, on the Syrian-Iraqi border," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.

DHS Secretary Claims There’s No Family Separation Policy, ‘Period'

20 hours 11 min ago

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended her

5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:38

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.

Three Dead, Dozens Injured by Earthquake in Western Japan's Osaka

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:16

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:05

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming.

Column: Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 20:11

SOUTHAMPTON (AP) — The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA's clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.

Here's How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on Denuclearization

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 19:52

Now that North Korea has agreed at the Singapore summit to work towards denuclearization certain elements will need to be in any nuclear deal for the agreement to be effective. Despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s more recent suggestions that he is open to denuclearizing if the United States were to provide security guarantees for the regime, North Korea has a significantly longer history of arguing that it would never do so.

FARC peace deal at risk as conservative Duque wins Colombia presidency

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:23

Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled just over 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro's 41.7 percent with 97 percent of the vote counted, electoral authority figures showed. "These are momentous elections," President Juan Manuel Santos, who will step down in August, said as he cast his ballot early in the day.

Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:11

At least five people were killed and several others injured when an SUV

Blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: police

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:43

By Ahmed Kingimi MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Blasts have killed at least 20 people in northeast Nigeria, police said, while residents said the toll was even higher in the largest attack for weeks in a region blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency. Security in Nigeria has become a major challenge for President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler whose 2015 election win was largely due to his vow to crush Boko Haram. Buhari has said he will seek a second term.

New Jersey Mom Gives Birth to 'Youngest Survivor' of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:23

She was one month pregnant during the shooting.

'Incredibles 2' Destroys Opening Weekend Record For Animated Films

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:08

The first family of the cinematic superhero world has returned in epic

Former WH Chief Strategist Bannon says Trump has never lied: 'Not to my knowledge'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:12

ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and CEO of the Trump campaign, on "This Week."

Turned away by 2 countries, rescued refugees end their odyssey in Spain

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:07

More than 600 refugees who set out from Libya to reach Europe were turned away by Italy, in a sudden change of heart about accepting refugees, and denied entry to Malta. At last, Spain agreed to take them — but the politics of immigration in the European Union are only growing more complicated and fraught.

Delta creates special Rapid City flight for Belgian tourists

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:44

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Delta Air Lines recently created a special flight to help a group of Belgian tourists reach their South Dakota vacation after experiencing travel delays.

Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:32

By Rupam Jain and Qadir Sediqi KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days. Taliban fighters headed into cities across Afghanistan over the weekend as they celebrated their Eid cessation of hostilities with feasts, hugs and selfies, raising questions about what happens when their ceasefire ends at midnight (1930 GMT) on Sunday. "The announcement (of the ceasefire), implementation and the wide national support and welcome of the Mujahideen by the people proves that the demands of the Islamic Emirate and the nation are identical – all want the withdrawal of foreign invaders and establishment of an Islamic government," they said.

LS9-Powered Chevy Tahoe Fails To Sell

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:00

This is one crazy build that could have easily sold…but didn’t.

Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe Documents

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:04

House oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to