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But instead of waiting it out, Peterson chose that moment to resign and retire from his position. Broward County has students enrolled in more than 300 schools. He remained stationed outside the building while the shooting went on. Student Sam Zeif tearfully called for increased restrictions for buying AR-15s, the type of gun used in the shooting at his school.
  • Search continues for crashed Iran plane

    Search continues for crashed Iran plane

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    In a press statement, IRCS spokesman Ramezan Sharif confirmed that helicopters had spotted the wreckage of the ill-fated plane. The Iran Aseman Airlines plane took off from the capital Tehran at 8:00 a.m. The plane's debris was found near the peak of Dena Mountain in southern Isfahan province, into which the plane has crashed. It was one of only three airlines barred over safety concerns - the other 190 being blacklisted due to broader concerns over oversight in their respective countries.
  • Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children

    Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 Thai surrogate children

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    Information from Tuesday's court decision and doctors and a fertility clinic has done little to lift the veil of mystery over Shigeta. Several Japanese magazines and online publications nonetheless identified him as a son of Japanese tycoon Yasumitsu Shigeta, founder and chief executive officer of the Japanese communications and technology company Hikari Tsushin.
  • Nawaz Sharif disqualified as PML-N chief

    Nawaz Sharif disqualified as PML-N chief

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    The decision was made by SC after the apex court found former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty in the Panama Papers case. Mr Sharif and his supporters have repeatedly denied allegations of corruption, suggesting the three-time prime minister is the victim of a conspiracy driven by Pakistan's powerful military establishment.
  • Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive

    Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the issue of pro-regime terror groups in Syria's Afrin was "closed for now". The Syrian Kurds deny any direct organisational links to the PKK - an assertion backed by the U.S., which has provided the militia and allied Arab fighters with weapons and air support to help them battle the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).
  • Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered In Gaza Last Friday

    Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered In Gaza Last Friday

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    Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visited three IDF soldiers injured in the explosion on the Gaza border on Saturday. A 19-year-old Palestinian man on Wednesday died of wounds sustained last Friday during clashes with Israeli forces at the eastern border of the Gaza Strip, local medical source reported.
  • Abbas seeks global meet to tackle Palestine issue

    Abbas seeks global meet to tackle Palestine issue

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    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday said Washington would not "chase" the Palestinians to the negotiating table with Israel, following Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's speech to the UN Security Council.
  • U.S. men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals

    U.S. men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals

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    But after scoring a combined four goals in those first three games, the USA found their offense and more than doubled their goal total with five in Tuesday's game. "It hasn't resulted in a lot of points and that type of stuff". Slovakia responded 26 seconds later with a body-slamming retaliation sequence as Michal Cajkovsky was sent off for 25 minutes for a blow to Donato's head at the same time Ladislav Nagy was whistled for flattening USA goaltender Ryan Zapolski.
  • Celebrating the meaning of Presidents' Day

    Celebrating the meaning of Presidents' Day

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    Although that president was born on February 22 and after his death on that day, it became a motive of national observance. While a revered president, Lincoln led the Union during its war against Alabama and the rest of the Confederacy, apparently resulting in a holiday snub.
  • Over 1600 Terrorists 'Neutralised' By Turkey In Syria

    Over 1600 Terrorists 'Neutralised' By Turkey In Syria

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    The United States and Turkey support differing rebel groups fighting the Syrian government, while Russian Federation and Iran back Assad's government in the war. The official says that they are aware of the reports, but can not confirm them and called for the protection of civilians. Since the onset of Syria's conflict in 2011, the YPG and its allies have set up three autonomous cantons in the north, including Afrin bordering Turkey.
  • Germany's AfD Populists Second Most Popular Party for First Time

    Germany's AfD Populists Second Most Popular Party for First Time

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    Leading Social Democrat mayors favor joining a coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a poll showed Sunday, boosting the prospects of the center-left party backing the alliance, according to Reuters. Almost five months after the national election, Germany is still without a federal government as the SPD consults its members before embarking on a re-run of their "grand coalition" with Merkel's conservative bloc.
  • Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency

    Venezuela starts pre-sale of Petro cryptocurrency

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    Pre-mining coins essentially means that once the ICO is finished, no new tokens can be created. Carlos Vargas, Venezuela's cryptocurrency superintendent, revealed recently that the country was preparing to set out its plans to launch the petro , with the first sale scheduled for today.