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Teachers hold rallies in Kentucky, Oklahoma

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Oklahoma teachers, however, say they are prepared to fight for their students. Several educators at the Oklahoma rally said their greatest concern was more funding for their schools. "That'll be up to the teachers, but I hope that they can come up here, say "thank you" on Monday and go back to the classrooms", Fallin said. Passage followed threats by educators to walk out of classrooms beginning Monday, following the lead of teachers in West Virginia who won a 5 percent raise after ... Read More »

Migrants in Israel to resettle in Germany, Italy, Canada: Netanyahu

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The issue has pitted right-wing nationalists, who argue that the presence of Christian and Muslim immigrants as a threat to the country's identity as a Jewish state, against progressives and Holocaust survivors who say Israel's history means it ought to take in refugees fleeing conflict and starvation. Read More »

Alibaba Group Holding's (BABA) Purchase Rating Set at Cantor Fitzgerald

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Mairs & Power Inc who had been investing in Us Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $83.37B market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $43.43. In a press release, Zhang said "Under the leadership of its founder and management team, Ele.me has achieved leading market share in China's online food delivery and local services sector". Read More »

Tiangong-1 crash: China says space station came down in Pacific Ocean

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Re-entry would have taken between 10 and 20 minutes, and would have created pieces of debris no larger than an A4 piece of paper. But for a long time, the exact return point was being closely followed . The station was a stepping stone for the Chinese space program. However, it has paved way for China's future space station development programmes. Read More »

Bharat Bandh: Vehicles set ablaze in UP's Muzaffarnagar

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The apex court's order came after it found rampant misuse of the SC/ST Act against government servants. They are angry at a Supreme Court ruling that banned the automatic arrest of the accused in cases under a special law to protect marginalised groups who suffer widespread discrimination. Read More »

Ousted VA chief refuses to endorse Trump's inexperienced nominee

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Shulkin was asked on CNN whether he was concerned about Jackson's lack of managerial experience. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters gave a different version of events in a statement to Politico last weekend. Shulkin had enjoyed Trump's support for much of his first year in the administration, but that eroded in February after mounting ethics questions and political infighting at the VA. Read More »

Cold pattern until mid-April

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The best chance for rain and storms appears to be 9PM Tuesday through about midday Wednesday . Ahead of the front, highs will be in the mid to upper 60s. Behind the front, breezy and cooler conditions will follow Wednesday into Thursday . Skies will gradually turn sunny after some morning flurries off of the Great Lakes with temperatures ranging through the 30s. Read More »

Cliff crash that killed family appears 'intentional,' authoritie

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Investigators say the speedometer was pegged at 90 miles per hour and, combined with the fact no skid marks were seen on the road, that indicates the crash may have been intentional. Authorities said the family left OR to escape intense scrutiny that began in 2014, when Devonte Hart was photographed sobbing in the arms of a white police officer in Portland, where people had gathered to support protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Read More »

Anti-apartheid icon Winnie Mandela is dead

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Madikizela-Mandela was one of the greatest icons of the struggle against apartheid", the statement said. The aged anti-apartheid figure has been looking frail for many years and gradually made fewer public appearances over concerns about her health. Read More »

Sir Alan Sugar tweets picture of Jeremy Corbyn next to Hitler

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The 39 MPs and peers said it was "highly offensive to the Jewish community" that Ms Shawcroft, a close ally of the Labour leader, remains on the party executive. Labour has denied the groups are connected to the party in any way. Who the hell are you to comment on Jeremy Corbyn? "Why don't you piss off to Israel?" He went on: "I think the time has come when we've got to get a one-day conference - that conference can be done in a regional basis, or in a national basis - but we need the ... Read More »

Author: Kellyanne Conway is the No. 1 leaker

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Griffin apologized for the image stating "I went too far" and was investigated by the secret service who said that the photo could be perceived as a threat. Presidential Counselor Kellyanne Conway is the biggest leaker in the Trump White House, according to a new book. The power-couple 'would push the most disastrous and foolish decisions of Trump's presidency. Read More »

'My brain is my enemy'

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The deceased was under "depression due to some family dispute" with her ex-husband. Nobody else is the reason. She anchored 9 pm news bulletin on the channel and had read her last news bulletin normally, without showing any kind of emotion. Read More »

'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch prepares to leave jail Monday

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After a video surfaced on Twitter two years later of Couch playing beer pong, he and his mother, Tonya Couch, fled the United States. Couch was 16 and had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit for an adult when he struck and killed four people in June 2013 with his pickup truck . Read More »

Boko Haram militants kill at least 15 in Nigeria's Maiduguri

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The brazen operation - which unfolded around the very city where Boko Haram was born - turned the spotlight on the authorities' struggle to quell the jihadists' almost nine-year-old offensive. It is the most significant attack on the city since the government said last week it was in talks with the insurgents with the aim of securing a permanent ceasefire. Read More »

Japan PM to Raise North Korean Abductions in Trump Summit

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Abe last visited Trump's golf and vacation estate in Palm Beach in February 2017, immediately after the president took office. As for the possibility of summit talks between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Kono expressed caution over acting hastily to Pyongyang's recent charm offensive. Read More »

Ambassador Friedman deems Abbas replaceable; Palestinians irate

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On Thursday, Friedman clarified his comments in a tweet . "Mahmoud Abbas has once again revealed his true intentions as he directly funds hundreds of millions of dollars to terrorists with blood on their hands", said Ambassador Danon. Palestinian officials had criticized the comments as interference in Palestinian affairs. Such rhetoric has come to characterize the deteriorating US-Palestinian relationship since Donald Trump assumed the presidency over a year ago. Read More »

China hits back at the White House with tariffs on U.S. imports

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China's Ministry of Commerce said it was suspending its obligations to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to reduce tariffs on 120 USA goods, including fruit and ethanol. Beijing reported a trade surplus of $275.8 billion with the United States previous year, or two-thirds of its global total. The tariffs on those products will be raised by an extra 15 per cent. Read More »

Malala Yousafzai ends her first visit to Pakistan since shooting

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Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday (April 2) left for Britain after an emotional four-day visit to Pakistan, officials said. Malala , 20, arrived in Islamabad on March 29, six years after she was shot by a gunman for campaigning for female education in 2012 in Pakistan's Swat Valley . Read More »

Community forms around annual volunteer-run Easter meal

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Transportation is available to and from the parish, and meals will be delivered to those who are homebound, as well as to local senior centers. "We've been doing this for 17 years, so it's been a long time, and we've been just grateful to have it here", says Cheryl Kremer, a volunteer at Grace Lutheran Church. Read More »

13 militants, 3 soldiers killed

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Avantipora in Shopian turned into a bloody battle-field yesterday as a dozen militants (seven of them were identified as locals) were killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces. Vaid said this is one of the biggest counter-offensives in recent times against terror groups operating in the Kashmir Valley . Army's 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 3 RR, 34 RR, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of the J&K Police were engaged in these operations. Read More »

Trump announces 'NO MORE DACA DEAL,' rails against immigration laws

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The program requires immigrants to have resided in the United States since 2007, meaning any crossing the border now would not be eligible. "They had a great, great chance. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, is against using this underhanded method to get legislation passed. "I said it for a long time: Make a deal or we terminate, and if we do (make a deal), there's no tariffs on Canada, there's no tariffs on Mexico". Read More »

In the US, commented on the expulsion of American diplomats from Russia

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Russian Federation advised its citizens to think carefully before traveling to Britain , warning they could fall victim to official harassment. It was in retaliation for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal with a nerve agent in Britain , which accused Russian Federation of an attempted assassination. Read More »

Protesters force road closure at Mooi River Toll Plaza

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Images of a burning truck have been posted on Twitter , but authorities were yet to confirm the authenticity of the photographs. According to a statement issued by Cele's office‚ he and top cop brass has "urgently attended" to the Mooi River protest. Read More »

Poulter beats Texas Ex Beau Hossler in playoff

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Australia's Greg Chalmers, who equaled Poulter for Saturday's lowest round, sits in a tie for third with Argentine Emiliano Grillo, Kevin Tway and Irishman Paul Dunne at 12 under. Poulter kept a pragmatic and calm approach throughout the proceedings and two-putted for par to win the tie. Additionally, three of the last four Houston Open winners began the final round four or more shots off the lead. Read More »

Ronaldo wants Real Madrid to drop Isco and Bale against Juventus

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The Wales worldwide came close on numerous occasions to grabbing his hat-trick; however, after being reduced to the substitutes' bench for Real Madrid's last-16 win over Paris Saint-Germain earlier this year, Zidane refused to state to ESPN whether the attacker had altered his plans for Juventus this week. Read More »

Four AU soldiers killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia

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Somali police declared African Union forces to have been engaged in clashes with extremist militants following the detonation of a vehicle bomb at the front of their base. A police major stationed in a nearby town also said two auto bombs exploded outside the base before the al Shabaab fighters entered it. Deputy Governor of Lower Shabelle region Ali Nur Mohamed told VOA Somali that AMISOM and Somali troops have repulsed all attacks. Read More »