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March 11th, 2018
White House backs off call to raise minimum age to buy long guns

FOX NEWS

WASHINGTON DC, USA - The White House announced a series of recommendations Sunday night meant to stop school shootings, including a full audit and review of the FBI tip line after warnings about a student who killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month were not acted upon.

March 11th, 2018
China's Xi allowed to remain 'president for life'

BBC NEWS

BEIJING, China - China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life.

March 3rd, 2018
Trump risks more than a trade war by targeting China

CNN

Washington DC, USA - President Donald Trump's vow to enact revenge on China for "killing" the US on trade was a signature refrain of the 2016 campaign, but his latest tough talk risks stoking an adversarial economic standoff with Beijing that could prompt geopolitical retaliation on issues ranging from North Korea to the South China Sea.

March 3rd, 2018
'Bomb cyclone' kills 5, knocks out power in several US states

CNN

USA - A deadly storm that hammered the Northeast with relentless rain, snow and powerful winds slowly moved away Saturday but its effects will linger for days.

February 23rd, 2018
Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buy guns

CNN

FLORIDA, USA- A week after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a comprehensive plan to keep students safe in his state, including suggestions to raise the minimum age to buy a gun, keep weapons out of the hands of the mentally ill and ban the sale of bump stocks.

February 15th, 2018
South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party.

February 14th, 2018
Police search for 'active shooter' at school in Florida

BBC NEWS

Police in Parkland, Florida, are responding to reports of an active shooter at a local high school.

February 5th, 2018
Super Bowl win sparks Philadelphia mayhem

BBC NEWS

Incidents of rioting and looting have taken place in the US city of Philadelphia as fans celebrated a historic Super Bowl win on Sunday.

January 28th, 2018
Kabul mourns 100 dead after ambulance bomb

More than 100 people are now known to have been killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Kabul.

January 25th, 2018
Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor gets up to 175 years as abuse victims applaud

REUTERS

LANSING, Michigan--As his victims wept in a Michigan courtroom on Wednesday, disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for abusing young female gymnasts who were entrusted to his care.



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