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The Morning Brew: Trump calls for substantial changes to nation's gun laws

The Morning Brew: Trump calls for substantial changes to nation's gun laws

The legislation failed in 2013 after the school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. US President Donald Trump slammed on Monday the police response to the deadly Florida high school shooting , calling it a "disgrace". Some lawmakers flatly rejected the concept, which Trump previously said should be left up to states and school boards. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for substantial changes to the nation's gun laws.



UK Opposition Labour party sets out Brexit strategy

One of the Tories' most senior backbenchers, Sarah Wollaston, told BBC Newsnight there is a "huge" majority in parliament for staying inside a customs union. "You don't need a skillful negotiator to do that, you need a fairy godmother". French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday stressed that a new customs union between Britain and the EU "would not allow full access to the single markets".


TRAFFIC ALERT: Billy Graham Parkway to close for funeral

TRAFFIC ALERT: Billy Graham Parkway to close for funeral

Graham over the course of his six-decade-long career preached to more than 200 million people in almost 200 countries, including London, Tokyo, Seoul, Bogota, Moscow, New Delhi, Saigon, Johannesburg, and scores of other places all over the world.


Local Lawmakers Call for Suspension of Broward County Sheriff

Local Lawmakers Call for Suspension of Broward County Sheriff

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has launched an investigation into the police response to the shooting at the request of Gov. Rick Scott , a Republican , and DiRuzzo said he hopes that probe will "ultimately clear Mr. The latest is Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel , who led the police response to the shooting. That deputy, Scot Peterson , retired last week after being suspended.


Russian Gas Giant Ordered to Pay Ukraine $2.56 Bln Over Price Hikes

Russian Gas Giant Ordered to Pay Ukraine $2.56 Bln Over Price Hikes

In the dispute over the gas transit contract, it is important not only the amount of compensation, but also the decision on the tariffs for the Russian gas transportation across Ukraine. The second decision concerns the transit contract concluded in 2009. Ukraine has notified the European Union of the use of an early warning mechanism in the energy sector and is initiating trilateral talks to ensure the stability of natural gas supplies to Ukraine and the EU, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign ...


Local students join national walkout to in support for Florida shooting victims

Local students join national walkout to in support for Florida shooting victims

Also Tuesday, a House committee approved the bill that would raise the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and create a three-day waiting period for all gun purchases. And as classes finally resumed, there were reminders and triggers everywhere on campus: "Even if someone knocks at the door, like that scared me a lot today", Siccone said.