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Mexico earthquake: Powerful 7.2 magnitude quake strikes south and central parts of country

Added: 17.02.2018 19:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

The epicentre was a southern, surfer town on the Pacific Coast, according to the US Geological Survey. Emergency warning systems were activated in Mexico City, some 348 kilometers (216 miles) from the centre of the quake, and many buildings were evacuated. Video posted by a Washington Post reporter showed crowds of people standing calmly in a central Mexico City square, waiting for the rumblings to pass.


3 things we learned from the indictment of 13 Russians in the Mueller investigation

Added: 16.02.2018 20:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday (Feb 16) indicted 13 Russian nationals for participating in an alleged criminal plot to undermine the 2016 presidential election.


‘All clear’ issued at Highline College after police respond to reports of gunfire on Washington state campus

Added: 16.02.2018 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 2:31 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - A report of gunfire on Friday (Feb 16) on a college campus near Seattle sparked a lockdown, but law enforcement officials who scoured the campus could find no evidence of a shooting.


Police responding to 'reports of gunfire' on Highline College campus in Washington state

Added: 16.02.2018 13:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 2:31 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Police were responding to "reports of gunfire on campus" at Highline College in Washington state on Friday (Feb 16), and the school was on lockdown, officials said.


Alleged Florida School Shooter Has Confessed To Rampage That Killed 17, Police Say

Added: 15.02.2018 17:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

The 19-year-old accused of gunning down 17 people at his former high school has admitted he carried out the shooting rampage, authorities said in court papers filed Thursday, The Washington Post reported. Police wrote that Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, told officers that he walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday wielding an AR-15 rifle and began shooting students in the hallways and outside on the school’s grounds. Once students began to flee the carnage, Cruz dropped his rifle and vest packed with additional ammunition “so he could blend into the crowd,” an officer wrote in a probable-cause affidavit. Cruz had taken an Uber...


Immigration Bills fail in Senate, casting doubt on whether Congress can resolve fate of ‘Dreamers’

Added: 15.02.2018 16:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 5:35 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST)  – The Republican-led Senate on Thursday (Feb 15) blocked both President Donald Trump’s immigration plan and a bipartisan alternative, a failure that cast doubt on whether Congress will ever resolve the fate of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants.

The lives lost in the Florida school shooting

Added: 15.02.2018 15:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 4:59 AM
MIAMI, Florida (WASHINGTON POST) - Seventeen students and teachers were killed on Wednesday (Feb 14) in the second-deadliest shooting at a US public school.


Florida school shooting suspect booked on 17 counts of 'murder premeditated'

Added: 15.02.2018 7:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 15, 2018 8:59 PM
PARKLAND *(WASHINGTON POST) - What is known about the Valentine's Day slayings at a South Florida high school suggests the carnage was planned with chilling precision: The alleged shooter - armed with an assault-style weapon - pulled a fire alarm and waited as his victims pour into the halls.


Mulvaney: Trump's Military Parade Would Likely Cost Between $10 and $30 Million

Added: 14.02.2018 12:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

White House Budget director Mick Mulvaney said that the costs for Trump's proposed military parade would range between $10 million and 30 million on Wednesday, according to The Washington Post. Mulvaney cited the estimate during questioning at the House Budget Committee meeting, but said the White House did not yet budget for the parade and would either rely on Congress to authorize funds or use money that's already been approved. “The estimates I’ve seen, they’re very preliminary, is between 10 [million dollars] and 30 [million dollars] depending upon the length,” Mulvaney said. “Obviously an hour parade is different from a five-hour parade in terms of the cost and the equipment and those...


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