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Third-grade baseball team selling raffle tickets for AR-15

Third-grade baseball team selling raffle tickets for AR-15

A youth baseball team is selling raffle tickets for an AR-15 - the same gun Nikolas Cruz used in Parkland, Florida, to kill 17 people . "I applaud them for standing up for what they believe in", Patterson told the Star . "Our hearts break for those involved [in the Florida shooting], and we do not take that lightly", he had written. He dismissed the notion that the AR-15 is a "killing machine" and defended his decision to carry on with the raffle in a Facebook post Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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British comedy series ' The Office' to get a desi makeover in India

British comedy series ' The Office' to get a desi makeover in India

The Office is set in a nondescript paper office company in a nondescript industrial town and features narcissistic, childish and egotistical, middle manager, David Brent and the psychological auto wreck that is his life. Applause will remake seasons one and two of the American version of the office . It is the first time the show's format has been commissioned in Asia. Consulte Mais Informação

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University strike puts final exams in danger

University strike puts final exams in danger

The UCU, which represents lecturers and campus staff, is in dispute with university chiefs over pensions. "The volume of students that have signed up has got to send a signal about the dissatisfaction with the situation". At Essex we are prepared to consider increasing employer contributions to the scheme, alongside increases in employee contributions, in order to sustain critical features of USS, including defined benefits. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gov. Scott organizes Florida leaders for workshops on student safety

Law enforcement officers, school administrators, teachers, mental health experts and state agency members will meet in the state capital on Tuesday for a day of workshops. Scott said In a statement . Scott's roundtable is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.at the Capitol. "While there are only three weeks left of the legislative session, we must make changes to keep students safe". Consulte Mais Informação

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Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to act on Florida shooting tip

Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to act on Florida shooting tip

He later appeared at the Broward County Sheriff's Office, along with the governor and other politicians, offering praise to first responders for the "great job you've done". The agency acknowledged the tip should have been shared with the FBI's Miami office and investigated, but it was not. In September, a MS man reported to the law enforcement agency a disturbing comment left on a YouTube video under Mr Cruz's name. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mexico City Office Workers Stay Away From Lights Shaken by natural disaster

Mexico City Office Workers Stay Away From Lights Shaken by natural disaster

A powerful aftershock measuring 6 on the Richter Scale roused slumbering Mexico City residents and sent them into the streets in the early hours of Monday. Amplifica, a six-hour concert organized in the aftermath of the powerful quake that struck central and southern Mexico last September, raised 9,950,000 pesos - the equivalent of over $500,000 - to rebuild homes and schools and support communities affected by the natural disaster. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House supports better background checks

President Trump today offered support of a bipartisan bill introduced in November to strengthen the background check system before someone buys a gun. When you're on White House pool duty in Florida, much of the daily reporting on the president's activities involves waiting in vans while President Trump goes between Mar-a-Lago and his golf course. Consulte Mais Informação

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Volcanic blast reshapes summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Volcanic blast reshapes summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

The summit of an Indonesian volcano has been "completely annihilated" by an eruption that propelled ash three miles into the air and 160 miles across country. Since 2010, eruptions by Sinabung have claimed the lives of 25 people, although no casualties were reported during the most recent event. Video showed screaming children fleeing a school outside the volcano's exclusion zone as a billowing column of ash rose in the background. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man dies after falling off 500-foot cliff trying to rescue dog

Man dies after falling off 500-foot cliff trying to rescue dog

Pictures from SkyFox showed the dog anxiously pacing on the cliff above where the body was found. A 67-year-old man fell to his death while walking his dog at Thornton Beach in Daly City on Monday morning, KTVU reports. A man who was out hiking in the same park that day toldKPIXthe terrain is very steep and slippery. Another dog walker, Kyle Moreno, told CBS San Francisco: 'The dog knows if you are hurt and sometimes with the cliff they get overstimulated and don't know all the facts'. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sunday Sales Bill Passes House

Sunday Sales Bill Passes House

House members voted Tuesday 82-10 in favor of the bill that was amended last week to make it effective immediately after being signed by the governor, rather than July 1. The measure is expected to be passed considering the Senate has already passed a similar bill. Lastly, State Rep. Karen Engleman hopes a bill dealing with human trafficking has a future. Consulte Mais Informação

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Poland PM: Holocaust saw 'Polish perpetrators as there were Jewish perpetrators'

Poland PM: Holocaust saw 'Polish perpetrators as there were Jewish perpetrators'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned as "outrageous" his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki's remark Saturday that Jewish perpetrators were also responsible for the Holocaust. He said the Polish people generally aided their "Jewish brothers and sisters" during the war, and that the lines between Holocaust victims and perpetrators were becoming increasingly blurred. Consulte Mais Informação

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More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

Eastern Ghouta is last remaining rebel-held area east of Damascus , and has been under siege by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad 's forces since 2013. Sirag Mahmoud, a press officer for the SCD in Eastern Ghouta told Middle East Eye that "there was no safe place left in Eastern Ghouta ". The bloodshed prompted the United Nations children's agency UNICEF to issue a blank statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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