Classmates petition for military burial for Florida school shooting hero JROTC cadet
JROTC cadet Peter Wang will be remembered for his heroic actions by holding the door open to allow fellow classmates and school staff to flee during the Valentine's Day school shooting. [...]
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Hulu is still recovering to a hit to its reputation due to a live streaming outage that affected some number of subscribers during the Super Bowl. But over the weekend, the company's live TV service experienced another outage, this time leading to login and connection issues. The issues prevented users from watching other high-profile sporting events. Read More [...]
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Gay Olympian Feels Bad Adam Rippon Is Dealing With Anti-LGBTQ Politics
As the first two publicly out gay men to win medals at the Winter Olympics, figure skaters Eric Radford and Adam Rippon have broken barriers and established legacies that will extend beyond the ice rink. [...]
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Mike Pence won't commit to wall spanning entire US-Mexico border
Mike Pence has sidestepped questions about the ideal shape of Donald Trump's proposed border wall. During an interview that took place near America's border with Mexico, the Vice President was repeatedly asked about what type of barrier should be constructed. “President Trump will make the final decision about the structure of the wall, but the first step is that Congress has to fund it,” Mr Pence told interviewer Ainsley Earhardt. [...]
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Russia and Trump campaign may still have colluded, suggests top Democrat
Evidence of collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia could still come to light, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee has suggested, even though the indictment handed down last week against Russians and Russian companies did not indicate that an American was knowingly involved in US election meddling. A portion of the 13 Russians that were indicted last week for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election are said to have communicated [...]
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Teens hold a 'lie-in' at White House calling for gun control
A group of Washington, D.C., teenagers staged a “lie-in” outside of the White House on Monday to show their support for the victims of last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school — and to demand action from President Trump on gun control.“We have organized this protest in solidarity with all of those who were affected by the horrific school shooting in Florida,” the organization said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. [...]
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Slain Teacher Told His Fiancee What To Say If He Died In A School Shooting
A high school teacher shot to death while protecting students in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, once considered that he could die in such violence, and gave his fiancee instructions on what to say if it happened. [...]
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Farting Passenger Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing
A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a fight broke out because one of the passengers wouldn't stop breaking wind. [...]
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A half-dozen years after launching Wikipedia Zero, The Wikimedia Foundation is sunsetting the program. Announced in 2012, it was the result of partnerships with mobile carriers, designed to waive the cost of accessing the free encyclopedia in developing countries, where data fees presented a barrier to accessing the site's seemingly bottomless well of information. The Foundation says… Read More [...]
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Snap, Nike, Darkstore and Shopify teamed up in a collaboration of epic proportions to pre-release the Air Jordan III “Tinker” on Snapchat with same-day delivery last night after the NBA All-Star game. This is the first time a brand other than Snap has sold a product via Snapchat. The thousands who attended the Jumpman All-Star after-party in Los Angeles last night were able to… Read More [...]
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