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Kentucky high school on lockdown due to reported shooting

Kentucky high school on lockdown due to reported shooting

Police are on the scene of a shooting at a high school in Marshall County. Joffre says the 16-year-old boy left the building immediately after opening fire. Neither knew the girl's condition, and Parkland spokeswoman April Foran said she could give no information. The sheriff's office says students have been moved from the school and an investigation is ongoing.


United States senate votes to reopen government for two weeks

United States senate votes to reopen government for two weeks

Schumer said ahead of the procedural vote at noon that "we will vote today to reopen the government to continue negotiating" a global agreement with the commitment from GOP leaders that if there isn't a deal by the February 8 deadline, the Senate will immediately proceed to legislation dealing with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program.


Over 126000 displaced from Syria's Afrin city since Turkish operation — United Nations spokesman

Over 126000 displaced from Syria's Afrin city since Turkish operation — United Nations spokesman

Dr. Gulnur Aybet said Turkey has explained the reasons for the operation to the world. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the military operation is essential for Turkey's security and Syria's territorial integrity . Speaking in Ankara Monday, Erdogan asked the US: "Why are you fighting against ISIS with another terrorist organization?" Airstrikes could lead to another humanitarian crisis.


Elina Svitolina thrashed by unseeded Elise Mertens as Belgian reaches semi-finals

Elina Svitolina thrashed by unseeded Elise Mertens as Belgian reaches semi-finals

A year after opting out of qualifying for the Australian Open , Elise Mertens has reached the semifinals in her debut at the season-opening Grand Slam. Mertens did everything well in this match, and brings a rampaging all-round game into the Australian Open semifinals. Mertens, who successfully defended her Hobart International title last week, finished a year ago ranked 35th, up from No.


Pence defends Trump over vulgar remarks on African immigrants

Pence defends Trump over vulgar remarks on African immigrants

Daniels said that Trump deflected questions about his wife, the future first lady, despite the fact that she was at home with an infant son while he was making publicity appearances. Jacob Weisberg, writing for the online publication Tuesday, explained that he had pursued the story between August and October of 2016, shortly before the presidential election, with Daniels personally confirming the rumor and setting Weisberg up with associates who corroborated Daniels' account as well.


Zainab's murderer arrested, police claim

Zainab's murderer arrested, police claim

The Pakistan Supreme Court on last Sunday gave a 72-hour deadline to Inspector General of Police to arrest the culprit. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed by the Punjab government to investigate the case had dispatched the samples of the suspect to the PFSA for DNA analysis a week ago.