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Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of murder over the shooting at his former high school in Florida . "In addition, after the deadly shooting in Las Vegas , I directed (the) Attorney General to clarify whether certain bump stock devices like the one used in Las Vegas , are illegal under current law".
  • 250 civilians killed by shelling, regime airstrikes in Syria

    250 civilians killed by shelling, regime airstrikes in Syria

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    The monitoring group added that the death toll was likely to increase and was the highest since the alleged chemical attack in the same region in 2013, which activists say it claimed around 1,400 lives, the CNN reported. "The experience gained in Aleppo, when an agreement was reached with militants on their organized exodus, can be used in Eastern Ghouta", he said. UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura warned that the escalating battle in Ghouta could turn into a repeat of the bloody fight for ...
  • Banks were warned thrice against misuse of SWIFT: RBI

    Banks were warned thrice against misuse of SWIFT: RBI

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    CYBERCRIMINALS have transferred US$2 million from India's City Union Bank through three unauthorized remittances to lenders based overseas via the SWIFT financial platform, the institution revealed over the weekend. A third totalling $1 million was sent through a Bank of America account in NY to a China-based bank, which Kamakodi on Sunday identified as Zhejiang Rural Credit Cooperative Union in Hangzhou, China.
  • Iceland plan to outlaw circumcision sparks outcry worldwide

    Iceland plan to outlaw circumcision sparks outcry worldwide

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    The World Health Organization estimated in 2009 that about one in three men globally is circumcised. The draft law would impose a six-year prison term on anyone guilty of " removing part or all of the [child's] sexual organs ", arguing the practice violates the child's rights.
  • Paedophile coach Barry Bennell jailed for 30 years

    Paedophile coach Barry Bennell jailed for 30 years

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    Some of the victims of the former football coach, Barry Bennell , have faced him in court as the sentencing of the convicted paedophile begins. During the trial, another 86 victims came forward to speak of their abuse at the hands of Bennell, which police are now considering in the public interest to pursue.
  • Trump raps FBI for failing to act on Florida tip

    Trump raps FBI for failing to act on Florida tip

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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) notably called for FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign after this information went public. But the mass shooting , the 18th school shooting of the year, recharged the highly controversial topic of gun control laws.
  • Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting

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    Organized by the same group behind the Women's March, the #Enough! The first, by the Women's March which is helping to organize a national school walkout on March 14th. Sullivan said she hopes to keep the conversation going in hopes of reaching a solution that both sides are ultimately looking for. Thompson became emotional when addressing the students.
  • Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling

    Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling

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    Mainstream media responded by saying that while Trump does not appear to have colluded, he won't take on the Russians forcefully enough about their tiny, ineffective, insignificant effort to meddle in the USA election. "Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for President". On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides, favoring Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump , and nearly never Hillary Clinton.
  • USA bid to put Pakistan on global terror watch-list fails

    USA bid to put Pakistan on global terror watch-list fails

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    But in the very next line, Asif revealed that the meeting was "proposing 3 months pause & asking APG for another report to be considered in June", indicating that the reprieve was temporary and subject to Islamabad fulfilling its obligation to crack down on terror financing.