• Trump proposes arming up to 40% of United States teachers

    Trump proposes arming up to 40% of United States teachers

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    Meeting with students and parents affected by school shootings at the White House , Trump listened to emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety . And I don't understand why I could still go in a store and buy a weapon of war, an AR. And Mr. President, we're going to fix it. Trump has called for raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm to 21, a proposal the National Rifle Association has rejected.
  • South Korean skater wins silver after team pursuit dispute

    South Korean skater wins silver after team pursuit dispute

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    While the solo sports are fantastic feats of achievement, the team categories can be particularly brilliant, with each country represented by a group of people working together as one tight unit. The second finalist was the team of Sweden, who beat in the semifinals of the United Kingdom - 10:5. "I'm so proud of my team and how we handled all the feelings all week", Hasselborg said after the semifinals.
  • Red Cross reveals 21 staff members paid for sex

    Red Cross reveals 21 staff members paid for sex

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    Its director-general, Yves Daccord , said that he was "deeply saddened" by the numbers and admitted that more could have been done. The charity also said it feared some incidents had not been reported, adding that those that were "are against human dignity and we should have been more vigilant in preventing this".
  • House Democrats release intelligence memo as rebuttal to GOP

    House Democrats release intelligence memo as rebuttal to GOP

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    The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Trump to outline North Korea sanctions against 56 trade entities

    Trump to outline North Korea sanctions against 56 trade entities

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    President Donald Trump is set to announce the action Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference , followed by a public announcement from the Treasury Department. "This would be a major deterrent because these people are inherently cowards", Trump said of perpetrators of school shootings. President Trump's speech to a packed, enthusiastic house at CPAC 2018 Friday morning touched on gun reform, immigration, domestic politics, foreign policy, and the bald spot on the ...
  • NRA backlash: These are the companies cutting ties

    NRA backlash: These are the companies cutting ties

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    The NRA is the gun-rights group that lobbies against firearm regulations nationwide. Three auto rental companies have discontinued discounts and deals for National Rifle Association members, The Dallas Morning News reported. Still, some companies continue to have a relationship with the group, while others associated with it didn't return requests for comment. President Trump has also jumped to the defense of the NRA on Twitter.