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Hands up: Ohio sheriff offers gun training to teachers

A sheriff in Ohio is offering free concealed and carry classes to teachers in the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida. Sheriff Richard Jones hopes that more gun-toting teachers will prevent future school shootings. Jones took to Twitter on Sunday to announce he would be offering the free gun lessons. He urged Butler County School Employees to sign ...

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Make it rain on them: Rapper Drake hands out 1 million dollars in free money to Miami residents

Canadian hip-hop artist Drake shocked Miami residents with a warm surprise this February: $ 1 million in cold, hard cash. In his latest video entitled “God’s Plan,” Drake performs random acts of kindness, such as handing out massive wads of cash to local passersby and writing off everyone’s grocery lists at a local supermarket, all while recording their shocked reactions ...

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‘Children pick up things that explode in their hands’ – HRW calls for Raqqa de-mining efforts

Raqqa residents are desperate for more support from the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition for de-mining efforts as hundreds of people have already been killed, says HRW’s Nadim Houry. Hundreds of civilians, including over 150 children, have been killed by homemade landmines in Syria’s Raqqa since its liberation from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, according ...

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‘US attempting to wash its hands of Iraq smacks of historical irresponsibility’

As Iraq recovers from a long series of horrific wars, starting with the US invasion of 2003, the US has to take on the responsibility for destroying the Iraqi nation, analysts have told RT. The government of Iraq needs $ 88 billion in reconstruction funds for areas devastated by war, Iraqi officials claimed at the international donors’ conference in Kuwait ...

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‘Our hands remain outstretched’: EU continues to beg Britain to backtrack on Brexit

The choir of EU officials urging Britain to reconsider its decision to leave the bloc is growing. Jean-Claude Juncker added his voice to the crescendo, saying “our hands remain outstretched.” Speaking in the European Parliament on Wednesday, Juncker, president of the European Commission, said: “The UK people, the UK government, may wish to find a different way out.  “We’re very ...

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Hands on with Samsung’s refreshed Notebook 9 and Notebook 7 Spin

Samsung’s big press conference is still a day away, but the company’s already pulled the curtain back on what looks to be two of its biggest CES announcements. Like last year, the company seems to be saving its big mobile and wearable news for the coming months, instead focusing on its PC offerings. For the most part the Notebook 9 ...

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Police officer killed, 3 wounded at hands of 'rioter' during rallies in Iran – state media

One officer was killed and three were wounded in the protests in Iran, Reuters reports, citing state media. It is understood that a “rioter” opened fire on police in Najafabad, although the timing of the shooting is unclear. “A rioter took advantage of the situation in the city of Najafabad and fired shots at police forces with a hunting rifle,” ...

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US, Canadian weapons sent to Ukraine may end up in Middle East terrorists’ hands – Moscow

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 09:36 Moscow has warned that American and Canadian lethal weapons intended for Ukraine may miss their target. Ukraine is so corrupt that Kiev cannot guarantee the weapons won’t end up in the wrong hands, a senior Russian diplomat said. First Canada and then the US announced that they had decided to supply lethal weapons to ...

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Stein warns of 'political' targeting but hands documents over to Senate

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein announced she is complying with a Senate Intelligence Committee request for campaign documents in the “Russiagate” probe, but warned against politicized targeting. “We are cooperating by sharing all communications relevant to the committee’s mission,” Stein wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday. “We support safeguarding our elections from interference, while at the same time ...

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Sri Lanka hands over strategic port to China as part of Belt and Road Initiative

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 04:54 The Sri Lankan government has formally handed over the southern port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease. The $ 1.5 billion port was opened seven years ago and is incurring losses due to lack of commercial activity. Read more Under the $ 1.12 billion deal, signed in July, China Merchants Port Holdings ...

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