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Team USA women's hockey gold inspires local high school hockey


Larocque's actions was met with a wave of displeasure from people saying she was being "unsportsmanlike". While women's hockey does not get almost as much attention as men's does, the U.S. It was a great game, and both teams put forward a gold-medal effort and demonstrated what incredible competition the women's game is on an worldwide scale. Read More »

Trump Says He Advocates Arming Only Teachers With Special Training


The American Conservative Union's gathering featured speeches by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen - the niece of Marine Le Pen , who lost France's presidential election to Emmanuel Macronlast year. "I believe for us to limit their ability, if they will take the responsibility, to carry a firearm with them, I think is not advantageous to the safety of our students". Read More »

Trump Criticizes Active-Shooter Drills In School


Trump conducted a listening session at the White House with students and parents affected by the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida , expressing sympathy to relatives and friends of victims. The president has also called for the raising of the minimum age to purchase an assault-type weapon to 21, insisting that the NRA would support him despite their current opposition to such a move. Read More »

Condolence book remembering Billy Graham set in old Capitol


Over the years, Daddy Bill and I had fascinating conversations about a wide variety of subjects. "Graham said of Johnson, "[He] was rough one side, but he was tender on the other. The elder Graham had told a crowd in 2013 he might live to 100. "Of whom could we not say the same?" He did not get on with Truman, whom he criticised over his conduct of the Korean War, but he was close friends with Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George HW Bush. Read More »

WEEKEND WEATHER: High winds, heavy rains, flooding possible

It can cause water to back up and overflow the banks of major and minor tributaries, including the Green River and Panther and Yellow creeks. Carroll County Emergency Services Director Ed Webb said the county has closed the following roads: Notch Lick Road, Hampton Lane, Second Street and Carlisle Street (Old Carlisle Road). Read More »

Conservatives Gather in Maryland for CPAC 2018


Some conservatives expressed dismay at CPAC's embrace of Trump. Republicans are facing a challenging election season, and the Trump administration wants to motivate conservative activists so they will give endangered Republicans another term. Read More »

United States women's hockey beats Canada, wins first gold since 1998

Those losses, though etched into the rivalry's ever-growing script, have no bearing on the present team's gold-medal pursuit. "It's going to be a rough game". "It's a new Olympics , and we have to bring our best game and go from there". "That's how it has always been". To help instill confidence in their shooters, USA coaches paid particular attention over the past several days to putting more drills into their practice plans created to help their shooters find the back of the net with ... Read More »

Donald Trump says armed teachers could help stop future gun attacks

According to Sink, Trump floated the idea of giving teachers "a little bit of a bonus" for carrying guns with them during a meeting with school safety officials. The crowd marched at the state Capitol complex in Tallahassee, with banners and posters and chanting slogans such as "Never again!" and "Shame on you!" "Please", he told the president. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In Downhill At Pyeongchange Winter Olympics


If either of these predictions are true, this would be Canada's highest medal showing at the Winter Olympics . It is not just athletes connecting with each other at the Games. I had so much fun. It also marked the first time since 1952 that the hosting country led the gold medal count. For guys, they like being part of a team. Read More »

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment


Skiers weave their way through gates placed close together on a course full of direction changes. Vonn's run of 1 minute 39.37 seconds was 0.74 seconds faster than Mowinckel, another speed specialist. Not like she did in the super-G on Saturday. Vonn finished 13th in the women's Alpine combined and tied for sixth in the women's super-G in Pyeongchang , South Korea. Read More »

After Florida Shooting, Trump Calls For New Regulations On Bump Stocks


Families and friends of the victims are now asking for tighter gun control laws for the safety of others in the future. And the impassioned calls for change from Parkland shooting survivors - photogenic young people who say they can no longer put up with the inaction of older generations - have kept the issue alive. Read More »

Uproar after convicted Khalistani terrorist invited to Trudeau's event


The invitation to Trudeau's dinner sparked a controversy, as Jaspal Atwal , a former Sikh separatist, was found guilty of attempting to murder Punjab minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu in Vancouver in 1986. "99% of Sikhs love Canada & India". He managed to hold talks with State Chief Minister Amarinder Singh who a year ago refused to meet Canada's Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, accusing him of being a "Khalistani sympathizer", a charge denied by Sajjan. Read More »

HHS debuts new rule allowing increased access to short-term insurance plans


If insurers decide too few customers will be interested, he said, they might not put effort into offering a variety of plans. Democrats denounced the proposal as another attempt by Trump to sabotage the health law. HHS is seeking comment on the proposal, including whether to make the plans renewable. The agency is also asking for comment on whether the plans should be guaranteed renewable and how that might work. Read More »

Army rescues Yobe school girls


Lawan commended both the federal and Yobe governments for taking immediate actions toward rescuing the girls. "Others in the delegation are minister of foreign affairs and minister of information". Responding, the Senate leader lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and troops for prompt response that led to the rescue of some missing school girls as at Thursday morning. Read More »

Norway's Marit Bjoergen now the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time

Norway is leading with 29 medals, followed by Germany with 23, Canada with 19, Netherlands with 14, France with 13, and the fifth with 12 medals. However, the situation is improving now with new venues being built, and a try-out mechanism of selecting the best teams to fight worldwide games is also being formed, according to Tan. Read More »

Parkland students rally for gun law reform in Tallahassee Wednesday

WAHS students created two boxes full of cards. The students told about 500 students and parents waiting for them that they are fighting to protect all students. Part of their desire is a ban on assault rifles like the AR-15 used in the school shooting . Instead, Scott said he is interested in making it harder for people who are temporarily committed to obtain a gun. Read More »

Marit Bjoergen of Norway becomes most decorated Winter Olympian of all time


The figure skating women's singles short program will kick off Wednesday (Tuesday evening in the U.S.) with Russia's Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva set to battle it out for the gold medal . "When I push off from the starting gate the world disappears, it doesn't matter, it doesn't count if you have pain or not". It did not work out and she finished sixth. Read More »

North Korea 'RUNNING OUT' of Currency, BROKE by October — KIM'S CASH CRISIS


While most athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are doing their best to win the gold medal, the North Korean delegation is doing so for their lives. Mr Trump has repeatedly said that America will not negotiate until Kim Jong Un agrees to complete denuclearisation. " North Korea would have strongly preferred the vice president not use the world stage to call attention to those absolute facts or to display our strong alliance with those committed to the maximum pressure ... Read More »

WCSD monitoring the possibility of school walkouts


A Texas school district has threatened that students who participate in protests for gun law reform in the wake of last week's mass shooting will face suspension and disciplinary action. That includes students from South Medford High School. Cheney High School's superintendent and principal stood nearby as a growing crowd of their students walked out to protest gun violence in school. Read More »

Colts take Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft


ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. has released his second mock draft and it is very kind to Mountain West players. "Guice had 26 rushing touchdowns over the past two seasons, and he looked every bit as good for the Tigers as Leonard Fournette did in 2016". Read More »

Can Florida's massacre shame Congress into tighter gun control?

Thankfully not all shootings have resulted in death, but as we're all too aware, the students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida were not so fortunate. Certainly, many opponents of gun control argue that virtually any regulation of firearms that goes beyond the weak federal status quo violates the 2nd Amendment's guarantee of the " right to bear arms". Read More »