The Pelicans were sixth in the West at that point and climbing in the standings. "You kind of have that Russell Westbrook mentality when [ Kevin Durant ] went out", Davis said. This might be our run. Davis, who was a starter, wore Cousins' No. 0 jersey to honor his fallen teammate at the beginning of the game. "You know, you don't know, and you just got to play it out and see where it goes from there".
Guttenberg took exception to the idea: "And what I heard today, is that 'We need to arm students and teachers so that we'll have shoot-outs in the hallways?' I mean, come on". "Here's what I find amusing about this whole debate", Noah said: "Most of the arguments boil down to one idea - teenagers are too young, too emotional, too inexperienced to talk about guns".
He said his group, Sandy Hook Promise, has created a programme to train students and teachers to recognize and report warning signs of school shootings. How have we not stopped this after Columbine, after Sandy Hook?" Trump was urged to pass gun control measures by one Douglas student, Samuel Zeif, who tearfully called for a renewed ban on assault weapons like the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle used by alleged killer Nicholas Cruz.
Total consumer energy supply customer accounts fell 6.6% to 24.4 million, while in the business segment it fell 5.9% to 1.3 million. Struggles within its energy supply division, particularly in the United States, continue to eat into profits, while political and regulatory uncertainty remains intense here at home in the UK.
Gangneung: North Korea's women hockey players are not averse to enjoying a McDonald's fast-food breakfast, according to their South Korean teammates. However, after Choi Heung-chul earned a last-minute entry to the Winter Games last week, it chose to enter the ski jumping team competition with Park being one of the four jumpers for South Korea.
The CBI has arrested a dozen officials from Punjab National Bank (PNB ) and employees linked to the high-profile jeweller since PNB announced last week it had detected fraud of almost US$1.8 billion (S$2.4 billion) at the Mumbai branch.
The Los Angeles-born Markle is from a mixed race background and until recently starred in the U.S. TV legal drama " Suits ". The Evening Standard newspaper broke the story and say that Harry and Meghan have been informed of the package.
In this new version Sabrina Spellman is half-human and half-witch, and she is just beginning her dark education as a sorceress. Similarly, Lucy Davis - who most recently found mainstream success with her supporting role in Wonder Woman - will be portraying the more bubbly, but still equally sinister, Hilda in the series.
Strike action in a bitter row over pensions is under way at universities across Scotland . For background reading, my colleague Sally Weale's piece looks at the tens of thousands of students calling for compensation over the University and College Union industrial action.
However, Rajab was prosecuted under laws making it illegal to offend a foreign country, spread rumours during wartime or "insult" a government agency. He was previously jailed from 2012 to 2014 for "allegedly fomenting clashes between police and protesters", the Associated Press reported. It is not the first time the activist has been sentenced for a tweet - he was sent to prison for six months in 2015 on similar charges.
As a president, Trump turned those white nationalist narratives to policy, Walid said , from the "aggressive" crackdown on undocumented immigrants to the series of Muslim ban executive orders . Ku Klux Klan chapters fell from 130 groups in 2016 to 72 past year - a 21-percent drop. The decline in KKK chapters is an indication, Beirich said, that white supremacists are rejecting the Klan's hoods and robes "for a much hipper image of the alt right movement".
I believed in myself". For those reasons, Gasser gets the nod to collect her first Olympic gold medal . American great Vonn has likely skied her last downhill Olympic race and reflected on her achievement. Eight years after she became the first American woman to win the Olympic downhill title, Vonn admitted that the intervening years had been "full of ups and downs".
Some of the meeting participants indicated support. As he sat next to Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting he asked again , "How did we not stop this after Columbine?" Mr Trump told the students he would be " very strong on background checks , very strong emphasis on the mental health of somebody".
Because it was so vague multiple school districts and schools that start with the letter "s", including Salina USD 305 and Salina South High School, fielded concerns and questions from parents. The Springdale Police Department and Springdale Public Schools are taking precautions will do everything to ensure children are safe. However, Shawnee Police say right now, it looks like that Facebook account, is fake.
Police Wednesday declined to detail the nature of the child endangerment charges against Glass. He hinted that more charged could be added. Lucas was last seen on Saturday at around 3 p.m.at his home off of the 600 block of south Edgemoor, near Lincoln.
In July 2017, Trump told the New York Times he would have gone with another choice for attorney general if he'd known that Sessions would recuse himself , calling it "unfair to the president". Obama also expelled 35 Russian government officials and ordered two waterfront compounds closed that the US said the Russians were using for intelligence-gathering operations.
Israel's prime minister on Wednesday said that his country's intelligence services passed along information that helped thwart an alleged terror plot targeting an Australian passenger plane previous year. "The Etihad flight was nearly blown out of the sky and would have resulted in hundreds of people losing their lives so we are very grateful for the assistance Israel provided in that matter", Dutton told a local radio station.
In Coeur d'Alene, its public school district is organizing a meeting with school administrators early next week to decide it's plan for students who participate in National Walkout protests . After reading and watching coverage of the mass shooting, Beyer High School junior Sophia Potochnik said she was deeply shaken. Sophomore Zach Wiste said leaders need to do something.
The CM landed at Goa's Dabolim International Airport at around 11.40 am. The session was supposed to continue until mid-March, but due to Parrikars illness, the committee made a decision to cut it short, Sawant told reporters. Even though his condition was said to be stable, the chief minister couldn't attend the Budget Session 2018. The journalist in question was detained by Goa Police after BJP leader Sunil Desai filed a complaint.
Pastor Jeff Clark of Hattiesburg's Venture Church said Graham was a humble man of integrity who will be missed. "We mourn his passing but I know with absolute certainty that today he heard those words, "well done good and faithful servant".
Catastrophes on this level are nearly typical at this point. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of CT addressed lawmakers' clear culpability when he discussed the Florida shooting on the Senate floor Wednesday. In fact, our current president is fighting hard to repeal the few laws we have. In many mass shootings , mental health is the big issue. Drive-by shootings with high-powered assault guns that are easily available are becoming a awful fact of our everyday lives.
Currently, the critical time to focus on is Tuesday into early Wednesday . "If you live in one of those areas that typically flood, when we get a lot of rainfall, things can get a little tense, so that's why we made sandbags available", said Frank Suarez, spokesman for the Fort Wayne Department of Public Works.
The percentage of Virginia public school graduates earning a three or higher on AP exams has risen by almost seven points over the past decade. Nevada is continuing to increase the number of students who earn a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement exam.
Gates and Manafort were indicted previous year on charges that they conspired to launder millions of dollars and directed a covert Washington lobbying campaign on behalf of pro-Russian Ukrainian interests. Calk did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Although Special Counsel Mueller has yet to expand on Manafort's ties to the Chicago bank or offer details of Calk's possible role in the matter, prosecutors say they have learned of "additional criminal conduct" by Manafort, ...
In the midst of this, it has been reported that there was a convicted Khalistani terrorist, Jaspal Atwal, who had been invited to a formal dinner with the Canadian PM in Delhi. Randeep Sarai, MP of Surrey Centre in Canada, submitted Atwal's name to the High Commissioner to be added to the guest list for the dinner-reception.
A massive town hall quickly turned into searing television Wednesday night as a grieving father of a girl killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School angrily confronted U.S. Speaking about the gunman, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, Loesch said, "I don't believe that this insane monster should have ever been able to obtain a firearm - ever".
She was one of 17 people killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida . Laws said he wants to protect the range from bullets going where they're not supposed to go. "How is this still happening?" "We must do more to protect our children", President Trump said at Tuesday's Medal of Valor Ceremony. The suspect in the attack, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , is alleged to have used a an AR-15-style rifle that he had purchased legally.
Two parents whose children were killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 in CT endorsed training teachers to recognise students who are struggling mentally and showing them how to intervene before they use a gun to kill others or themselves.
President Donald Trump's latest Twitter gaffe came on Wednesday, delighting thousands on the social media network by mistyping Attorney General Jeff Sessions' name-dropping the last letter. Trump has publicly attacked Sessions for months on issues related to the Russian Federation investigation. Trump tweeted last May. Sanders also defended the administration's response to that Russian interference.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is not directly blaming the Federal Bureau of Investigation for last week's deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., despite a tweet suggesting otherwise.
Images from the resort show the damage done to the side of the ferry, and people with injuries to their arms and legs. Local Civil Defense director Juan Medina Sosa said 20 Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans were injured, and all were in good condition.
The Senate on Wednesday voted 29-12 to approve the measure, despite debate from Senate Minority Leader John Sparks, D-Norman. He urged members to dig in their heels and "press on". Without the emergency infusion, Oklahoma State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine risk losing their residency programs, which help train new doctors.
Survivors and relatives of victims from the Florida high school massacre have delivered emotional pleas to Donald Trump in a sit-down session with the president . As students traveled to Tallahassee by bus, Florida legislators voted not to consider a bill to ban assault rifles. "We want gun reform".
The U.S. Embassy in the capital of Montenegro was attacked by a suicide bomber Wednesday, the Montenegrin government announced on Twitter . The embassy said in its statement to " avoid the embassy until further notice ". "At this time , embassy officials are working closely with police to identify the assailant (s)", a State Department spokesman said. The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro has informed U.S.
She skipped the downhill to step back into the snowboarding realm and will go through qualifying Thursday in the parallel giant slalom. Vonn's time of 1:39.69 put her 0.47 behind Italiy's Sofia Goggia, who won a gold medal after being the fifth skier to race .
Democrats took control of the state Supreme Court in 2015-judges in Pennsylvania serve in technically nonpartisan role but are elected via a partisan process-and some of the new justices campaigned on a promise to review the Republican-drawn congressional maps if given the chance.
Lee Jeong-mi, leader of the Justice Party, which calls for engagement and reconciliation with North Korea, said the meeting, even though it was called off, demonstrated that both sides are willing to talk. North Korea sent its athletes and cheerleaders as well as a high-ranking delegation to PyeongChang, showing its willingness to improve inter-Korean relations and ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
It found that nearly all journalists killed since 2012 were killed in corrupt countries. At the same time, there are still plenty other thigns to be done to reduce corruption in the country - and its perception, as current events in the banking sector tend to demonstrate.
Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old who allegedly shot and killed 17 people at a Florida high school this week, was a member of the school's Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Program varsity air-rifle marksmanship team that received a grant from the National Rifle Association, the Associated Press reported on Friday.
Kionne McGhee, of Miami , tried to pull the bill out of committee Tuesday and have it considered on the House floor before the full chamber. "And I'm pissed - because my daughter - I'm not going to see again". Numerous students wore burgundy T-shirts in the school's colours and carried sleeping bags, pillows and luggage as they loaded the bus for the 400-mile journey.
He stressed the importance of continued humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinian people from the worldwide community. "We will present it when it is done and the time is right". "Our negotiators are sitting right behind me ready to talk, but we will not chase after you", she said, referring to Kushner and Greenblatt. But the proposal for an global conference was warmly received by other council members, including Russian Federation and France, who have long sought to play a ...
Officers only realised they had been murdered after a fresh investigation was launched following the death of 25-year-old Jack Taylor, Mr Port's final victim. The UK's highest court is giving its decision on a challenge to a ruling which led to two women who were sexually assaulted by London cabbie John Worboys winning compensation.
I have extended my full support to County Executive Rushern Baker, Police Chief Hank Stawinski, and all of the dedicated men and women of the Prince George's County Police Department as they mourn their fallen fellow officer. Officials said it appeared the suspect had a history of domestic incident and that the suspect should not have had a firearm. Those claims have not been confirmed by the police department.
In the early hours of this morning a coach plunged off the Pan-American Highway , falling 80m and killing at least 44 people and injuring 23, according to El Pais . In January, 52 people were killed in the country's worst road fatality in four decades. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski expressed his condolences to the relatives of those killed.
Beachgoers at La Concha can swim out to the island, which has its own small beach, a lighthouse, picnic tables and a bar. "The largest expanse of white sand on the Gower Peninsula, Rhossili Bay stretches for three miles and it is this vast stretch of sand and towering cliffs which make it popular with surfers, paragliders and ramblers alike".
President Donald Trump asked why Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn't investigating former President Barack Obama in relation to the Russian Federation investigation. Facebook's head of advertising, Rob Goldman, has apologized after a tweetstorm that seemed to downplay Russian interference in USA elections on the heels of indictments made by special counsel Robert Mueller late last week.
Since then, DOJ and ATF officials have said publicly and privately that banning bump stocks could not be achieved unilaterally. Many Republicans and even the powerful conservative lobby of the National Rifle Association have supported some regulatory action on bump stocks.
Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said the snow will likely begin around 6 a.m. Thursday, though it could start even earlier. Don't expect much of a thaw Kansas City before the next round of wintery weather, including freezing rain, hits in the area. On Wednesday, there's a slight chance of snow during the day, followed by a 30 percent chance of wintry precipitation on Wednesday night.
Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old suspect in last week's Parkland, Florida , attack, the deadliest high-school shooting in recent United States history, legally bought the AR-15 authorities say was used in the attack. They can be bought for as little as $100 without the need for a criminal background check. The NRA has been a great supporter. "The President spoke to Senator Cornyn on Friday about the bi-partisan bill he and Sen".
Visitors to Pyeongchang included Vice President Mike Pence as well as North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong, the telegenic sister of leader Kim Jong Un . However, "At the last minute, DPRK [North Korean] officials decided not to go forward with the meeting", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement.