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Why 7,000 shoes are lined up on the US Capitol lawn

Why 7,000 shoes are lined up on the US Capitol lawn

Seven thousand. That’s the number of children that have died owing to gun violence since the Sandy Hook school massacre in December 2012 in the United States of America. And to mark this solemn moment, citizens took to the grounds of the US Capitol and placed 7,000 pairs of shoes on its front lawn -- a pair for every child killed by gun violence. The impromptu memorial, coordinated by the global activist org Avaaz, is designed to serve as a visual representation of all the ..., 1 month ago

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Florida shooting survivors rally for stricter gun controls

Survivors of a Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead have marched to the state capitol to press lawmakers to take more action on gun control.One student said she was disappointed in meetings with lawmakers, who "danced around" their questions on gun control.It is the first organised protest of the youth-led anti-gun movement that has swept the US since the attack.Thousands of Florida students walked out of their classrooms in solidarity with survivors."We came here prepared, and we ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago US preps as students hold March for Our Lives events  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

US First Lady Melania travelled separately to the Capitol

US First Lady Melania Trump broke tradition on Wednesday when she travelled separately to the Capitol rather than with her husband.According to her office, the First Lady rode to the Capitol in a separate motorcade in order to accompany her guests to a reception on Capitol Hill.All eyes were on Melania, who has been notably absent from the public in recent weeks.She is hosting 15 guests in her own viewing box.  ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Second day of U.S. congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for more questioning by lawmakers who have a rare chance to air grievances about the company directly to the head of the world's largest ...
 Reuters1 week ago Mark Zuckerberg Congress testimony: 'We (at Facebook) didn’t do enough to keep fake news, foreign interference in elections, and hate speech away; I am sorry'  catchnews.com1 week ago Data theft: Zuckerberg meets lawmakers, Congress releases his testimony  Sify1 week ago Facebook's Zuckerberg will testify before US Congress  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Cuba's Capitol reopens after years of restoration

HAVANA (Reuters) - After eight years of restoration work, Cuba on Thursday re-opened to the public the doors of its Capitol, an imposing neoclassical gem previously shunned as a symbol of U.S. imperialism now to become the seat of its national assembly.
 Reuters1 month ago

Billy Graham to lie in honor at U.S. Capitol - House speaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The body of evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honor under the U.S. Capitol rotunda next week as Congress pays tribute to a clergyman who counseled presidents and preached the Gospel to millions worldwide, House Speaker Paul Ryan said ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Gun rights advocates rally at state capitols across US

Gun rights supporters many carrying rifles and ammunition gathered at state capitols across the US today to push back against efforts to pass stricter gun control laws that they fear threaten their constitutional right to bear arms.From Delaware to Wyoming, ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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FB scandal: It was my mistake and am sorry, Zuckerberg tells US Senate

Zuckerberg traversed Capitol Hill on Monday surrounded by police and trailed by packs of reporters ahead of his scheduled appearance before three congressional committees Reuters Last Updated at April 10, 2018 07:36 IST
 Business Standard1 week ago It was my mistake, and I'm sorry: Zuckerberg  Sify1 week ago Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs  The Financial Chronicle4 weeks ago

Was Mark Zuckerberg ready to resign over Facebook data leak during US senate questioning?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees at the Capitol Hill.
 Zee News1 week ago Facebook systems do not see messages sent over WhatsApp: Zuckerberg  Sify1 week ago Will ensure fair elections take place in India: Zuckerberg at senate hearing  Sify1 week ago 'Will do everything to make sure Facebook remain a positive force'  Rediff.com1 week ago

Thousands march against gun violence in Washington D.C.

[USA], Mar 25 (ANI): Thousands of people flooded the Pennsylvania Avenue in the American capital for the "March for Our Lives" on March 24 to support tougher gun controls, in the wake of last month's shooting at a Florida school, which claimed 17 lives.
 Sify3 weeks ago Protests gain vigour as students in large numbers pour in  Sify3 weeks ago
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