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by | February 17, 2018 | 06:04

They are the first journalists to be convicted over the July 15, 2016, coup, which Turkey says was orchestrated by a network led by USA -based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen. Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, Turkey has arrested or sacked tens of thousands of people from state institutions with many accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government of using the failed coup as a pretext to silence opposition in the country and tighten its grip on power.

by | February 17, 2018 | 05:15

Then he ostensibly put the onus on "neighbors and classmates" of the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to have reported his "bad and erratic behavior". He called out Trump for not mentioning guns in his speech after the shooting, and for tweeting that this was actually a "mental health issue ". At least 21 people have been killed and more than 19 injured in the shootings.

by | February 17, 2018 | 04:41

The mass shooting now ranks among the 10 deadliest in modern American history. MORE: Timeline of how Florida high school shooting unfoldedFlorida Sens. The same weapon that took so many innocent lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the same firearm the National Rifle Association calls the most popular rifle in America.

by | February 17, 2018 | 04:23

Just hours later, he left Turkey on a plane via Istanbul airport, an AFP correspondent said . The court in Istanbul had accepted an indictment seeking up to 18 years in jail for Mr Yucel but had also opted to free him ahead of a trial.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:55

The young parents posed for the selfie on Travis' snapchat, both wearing face masks for some mysterious reason. Travis did cancel a pre-Super Bowl show to be by Kylie's side when their daughter was born and he was featured quite a bit in the YouTube video that Jenner shared with her fans after announcing that their child had been born.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:35

The heads of the CIA, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Security Agency have unanimously agreed at the SIC hearing that the USA mid-term elections are a potential target for Russians. The disconnect between Trump and his senior-most intelligence advisers has raised concerns that the USA government will not be able to mount an effective plan to beat back Russian influence operations in the upcoming midterm election.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:28

Alyssa Alhadeff was among the 17 people shot to death by a lone gunman who entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday afternoon. The FBI received a tip in 2017 after a YouTube user with the Florida school shooter's name left a comment on a video that said, "Im going to be a professional school shooter".

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:25

A family lawyer who took Cruz in after his adoptive mother's death said he was "depressed" and had attended therapy sessions. Another student had stronger words: "I don't want your condolences you f****** price (sic) of sh*t, my friends and teachers were shot".

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:04

The suspect exited the stairwell, pulled the rifle out of the case. Tell your buddies in congress, all the family men who care so much about their communities, what we need are laws - real laws - that do everything possible to keep assault rifles out of the hands of people who shoot our kids.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:03

Frank Guttenberg, the father of 14-year-old Jamie Guttenberg , who was killed on Wednesday, expressed anguish over his inability to protect his daughter. "I don't know precisely what he believes", he said . "I don't know what I do next..." He also suggested the authorities were powerless to stop such crimes.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:12

Kyaw Swe is scheduled to meet his Bangladeshi counterpart Friday to discuss further. More than 650,000 refugees, mostly children and women, have fled Myanmar since August 25, 2017 when Myanmar forces launched a crackdown on the minority Muslim community, according to the UN.

by | February 16, 2018 | 23:02

Police say they are trying to determine whether shots were fired. "Currently police are going through all the buildings looking for victims and they have not found any indication that there is a shooter", Captain Kyle Ohashi told the Daily News.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:58

The report further adds: "Despite Indian media reports that Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is to be Trudeau's tour guide at the [Darbar Sahib] in Amritsar during a state visit to India that begins Sunday, officials in the Prime Minister's Office say no meeting is planned".

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:29

Former Leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives Patrick Brown has been booted from the party's caucus. The announcement seems to have been spurred by Brown's suggestion Thursday that had not actually resigned the leadership of the party.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:30

Rick Scott . Supporters of the bill, including Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, say the legislation could prevent tragedies like Wednesday's school shooting in Florida , which killed 17 people. But the laws in this country continue to move in the other direction - away from regulation. In the alternate universe in which NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and his army of lawmakers throughout live, more guns " make America safe and free ".

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:56

He has served as country's deputy president since 2014. "There are several events to watch going forward", says Adam Cole, head of FX strategy at RBC Capital Markets. Zuma reluctantly resigned this week after being told to do so by the African National Congress national executive committee. " South Africa post-Zuma is a weaker state and a far more divided polity than it was before".

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:14

The indictment alleges that efforts to inject themselves into the American political system and the coming election began in 2014. At 1:30 pm on Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is set to announce the charges at a press conference.

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:41

Yucels official indictment comes after his one-year incarceration without charge badly affected Turkey's ties with Germany. Mrs Merkel said: "We basically have not changed our stance on Britain leaving the European Union ". A spokesman for the German chancellor said on Wednesday that the United Kingdom needed to come forward with better, more-concrete proposals, and that " time is running out ".

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:30

Emphasising the importance of self-confidence, PM said the students should think themselves to be their own examiners. Read Also: Don't think of me as PM but as friend: PM Narendra Modi to students on Pariksha Pe Charcha "You have done your work, the result will come".

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:01

Prosecutors said Danner's death resulted from numerous failures by the eight-year department veteran. On the stand, Barry said a Taser was not an appropriate defense against a swinging bat. for the malicious prosecution that was conducted for the most nefarious of reasons, ' Mullins said in a statement. "We are disappointed but we accept his decision".

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:51

ED started raiding Nirav Modi's home, offices in Mumbai , Delhi and Surat on Thursday. The finance ministry is of view that the Rs 2.11 lakh crore bank capital package announced a year ago is adequate and will substantially increase their ability to support credit growth.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:38

No one was injured in the Balduina neighbourhood incident, but families in nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution. Residents fled their homes after a huge sinkhole opened up in Rome swallowing several cars on Wednesday, Feb 14.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:02

R. Balki's " PadMan " which stars Akshay Kumar in the lead has opened to rave reviews. Asked if she expected this reaction from the audience and whether the film would succeed in changing people's mindsets, Twinkle said: "No". Pakistan's Federal Censor Board had alleged that the film was "against our traditions and culture". Producer Twinkle Khanna had also responded to the ban and stated, "Women menstruate in this part of the globe, [India], and in that part [Pakistan] too".

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:50

The high temperature will be 37 degrees with cloudy skies. Thursday - Rain showers, heavier late day into Thursday night . Temperatures are warm and climbing into the lower 70s Thursday . Still, rain chances are about 30%. It appears a very good chance of storms may develop next Wednesday , as the next stalling front approaches, but that system should have more moisture and instability to work with, so several inches of rain may be possible mid-week.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:46

A former student opened fire Wednesday with an AR-15 rifle, killing 17 people. "For the rest of their life, they'll always have that hole in their heart, losing a child, because one kid woke up one morning and said "I hate my life, I wanna make someone else's life ruined'".

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:31

The people of Tripura were in search of an alternative which could give a CPM a fight. Modi has also said the BJP , if voted to power, will make "New Tripura". "But with the BJP at the centre now, it has expanded its presence", said a senior CPM leader who did not wish to be named. Now compare the same with any of the Congress state in-charge at present and in the past who would come to the poll bound state, stay at a hotel and treat their responsibility more as a routine work.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:28

While sitting outside the Staples Center, Barkley said he was glad the two had cleared up their "misunderstanding", and Barkley eventually pointed out that if O'Neal and Bryant had sat down while they were on the Los Angeles Lakers together, they might have won more.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:22

Bin Alawi arrived to Al-Aqsa from Ramallah and was welcomed by Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, director of the Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, director of Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani, and the deputy governor of Jerusalem, Abdullah Siam. "Building this project next to Al-Aqsa Mosque and on lands that are considered part of it raises grave threats against Jerusalem and holy sites", Yousef Al-Mahmoud, a government spokesman, said in a press statement.

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:33

President Donald Trump spoke for about six minutes late Thursday morning, promising the nation's children they are his "top priority", and offered a Bible verse while sharing exactly zero steps he planned to take to make children and school safe.

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:05

Ben Bennight, whose YouTube username is BenTheBondsman, posted a video on Wednesday saying he had spotted the comment on September 24, took a screenshot, flagged it for YouTube and called an Federal Bureau of Investigation office in MS to report it.

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:05

The US Senate has rejected a bipartisan immigration bill aimed at protecting 1.8 million immigrants from deportation and boosting border security. Prospects for a Senate immigration bill appear dim, as lawmakers fear they won't be able to craft a single bill that can pass with bipartisan support and still win the support of President Trump , which is necessary for the House to consider any legislation passed by the Senate.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:31

Mr Pence said that the United States would continue imposing sanctions and putting pressure on Pyongyang , but added that it was open to talks. position on the drills. Such an engagement would be conducted first by the South Koreans and "potentially" with the USA shortly thereafter. South Korea said it will seek ways to continue engaging North Korea, including trying to arrange more reunions for families divided by the war and lowering military tensions .

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:17

PM Modi has been insisting that the students should not be anxious while answering exams and even chartered a "guide" for students on how to approach exams like a "warrior". A packed auditorium full of teachers and students awaits the PMs words. He was a pupil and they examiners for the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told students across the country on Friday while stressing the importance of confidence and concentration in dealing with exam stress .

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:16

That means the chamber has now rejected four separate immigration proposals, suggesting that its long-awaited debate on the issue could well end in gridlock. The Senate also rejected another bipartisan bill 54-45, which was again short of the 60 votes required to clear filibuster. "And so we've got real problems that we need to solve", the Maine Republican told reporters.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:11

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , who is set to replace Jacob Zuma as the president, is likely to face a number of challenges in reforming the country's economy some experts said . South Africa still has many strong institutions, particularly its judiciary, but there is limited faith in the police or public prosecutors. Jacob Zuma South African president chose to leave his office and presidency on eve of no-confidence vote.