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JW Leary Junior High School testing new hybrid block schedule in fall


The DG revealed that the county Department of Education , in harnessing mentorship would also be seeking partnerships with mentors to roll out mentorship programmes in local schools with. Usually the businesses Medlock and the students reach out to are receptive, he said. "It was hard, it was challenging, very unsettling, but we're happy to hear that things have changed", said social studies teacher Michael Washington. Read More »

European Union asks whether Israel used 'proportionate' force in Gaza

Murtaja was shot by Israeli soldiers on Friday while covering a mass demonstration near the Israeli border. Israeli forces have killed at least 32 Palestinians and injured more than 1,000 over the past week. The March of Return is scheduled to last until May 15, when Palestinians commemorate 70 years of the Nakba , when over 700,000 Palestinians were expelled or fled from their towns and cities to safeguard their lives after the foundation of the State of Israel. Read More »

Railway tender case: CBI questions Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav


The CBI on Tuesday questioned former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and her son Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the alleged IRCTC hotel scam during the tenure of Lalu Prasad as the railway minister. It is alleged that after the tender was awarded to Sujata Hotel, the ownership of Delight Marketing Company changed hands from Sarla Gupta to Rabri Devi and Tejashwi Yadav between 2010 and 2014. Read More »

Evidence Suggests Nerve Gas Used in Syria Attack — WashPost

Vice President Mike Pence will travel in Trump's place, attending the summit in Lima but not traveling to Colombia. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said during her conversation with US President Donald Trump that London needs more evidence of an alleged chemical attack in Syria before joining potential US military action against Damascus, UK media reported Wednesday. Read More »

Trump cancels Latin America trip to focus on Syria

Jarrod Agen, a spokesman for Pence, said the vice president plans to promote policies aimed at strengthening the US economy and would continue to work with regional allies to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to enact democratic reforms ahead of an election next month that has been slammed by the opposition and regional leaders as a sham. Read More »

Rockford man arrested on drug charges following a brief chase


He was also arrested and lodged at BCC to appear in court on Monday. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the men were charged with corruption "after they accepted a bribe from a member of the public". Officers finally detained the man and found he had a stolen gun and two Lortab pills, which contain an opioid component and are used for pain relief. Read More »

15 dead after truck hits hockey team bus in Canada


The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League is for North American-born players between the ages of 16 and 20 years old. The bus was carrying the Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League to the town of Nipawin for a playoff game. Read More »

Trump Lauds Potential North Korea Summit as 'Very Exciting for the World'


Trump abruptly accepted an invitation to meet with Mr. Kim after South Korean officials delivered the message that the reclusive leader was willing to discuss abandoning his nuclear weapons program. "I don't think we should in effect take sides in the Syrian conflict". "I think it's going to be a very exciting thing for the world". Well, that didn't exactly happen. Read More »

J&K: Encounter underway in Kulgam, three militants cornered by security forces

However, trains continued to chug on Srinagar-Budgam in central Kashmir to Baramulla in north Kashmir as per schedule, officials said. According to a latest reports, some of the terrorists have been trapped in the South Kashmir area. Additional security forces were immediately rushed and cordon around the area was further tightened to prevent militants to escape. Two other security personnel were also injured as the the holed up militants fired at security forces in Wani Mohalla of Kulgam ... Read More »

Trump to skip South America summit to focus on Syria


The raid was separate from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The possible presence of Trump at the Summit of the Americas in Lima was seen as a cause of tension in the meeting, as the president was with an agenda aimed at seeking regional support for his hostile stance against Venezuela , as confirmed by his administration on Monday. Read More »

"With Scant Precedent, " WhiteHouse Insists Trump May Hearth Mueller Himself


The New York Times also cited several people briefed on the Cohen investigation who said Trump was privately discussing whether or not to fire Rosenstein in the wake of the Cohen raids. The president's anger was fueled by reports that the subpoenas were for obtaining information about his business dealings with Deutsche Bank, according to interviews with eight White House officials, people close to the president and others familiar with the episode. Read More »

Hungary inflation edges up to 2.0% in March


Similarly, factory gate inflation weakened for the fifth consecutive month. On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices stayed flat in March, after edging up by 0.2 % in February. Inflation has increased in Egypt since the floatation of the Egyptian pound in November 2016, reaching a high record level in July due to energy subsidy cuts; inflation has gradually eased since July 2017. Read More »

Impossible to negotiate with USA on trade: China


Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Sean Sullivan and Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post •. Trump said Monday that farmers would benefit from the results of US negotiations with China and a revised NAFTA, the trade deal between the US, Canada and Mexico. Read More »

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Is Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Probe


Trump dismissed that report as "fake news". The raid prompted a new blast Tuesday from the president, who tweeted that "Attorney-client privilege is dead!" "NO American president has EVER been subjected to such a search?" Trump called the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid disgraceful and "an attack on our country in a true sense". Read More »

Russian companies sanctioned by the U.S. collapse in the stock market


President Donald Trump's administration erupted. On April 6, the USA announced imposing new sanctions against a number of Russian officials, businessmen and companies. "Despite the significant reaction on the Russian financial markets, the impact on the Russian economy from the recent sanctions is likely to be much more muted than it was before", he told The Associated Press . Read More »

Early & Absentee Voting Begins in Indiana


Early voting begins April 19 ahead of the May 8 primaries in Person County. "It's not a day off work or a day off many things". Anyone interested in voting can head to the Board of Elections office to cast their vote. Voters requesting an absentee ballot by mail must deliver their request by April 30. Voters can vote early up until the May 8 primary. In 2008 in Florida, a group of black church congregations organized a "Souls to the Polls" initiative in which they transported their ... Read More »

Highway patrols increased for Work Zone Awareness Week


But, it also doesn't hurt bringing attention to the topic through an awareness week. Colorado Springs Utilities says there are far too many fatalities in work zones every year because of distracted driving. Previous year alone, the San Angelo Police Department responded to over 70 crashes in work zones within the city limits. "Work zone safety is everybody's responsibility". Read More »

Israel's ambassador to Moscow summoned for meeting over Syria strike


It consistently says the crisis needs a "political solution" but has numerous times vetoed UN Security Council measures aimed at addressing the conflict - including an investigation of war crimes in the country. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the Security Council that adopting the U.S. -drafted resolution was the least that member nations could do. Read More »

Trump propone dazi merci Cina per 50 mld


Nonostante l'alta tensione commerciale, nella scorsa notte, tra Stati Uniti e Cina , le Borse europee aprono senza grossi scossoni . Pechino ha inoltre annunciato di aver avviato i passi formali dinanzi all'Organizzazione mondiale del commercio contro le azioni statunitensi considerate dalla Cina "contrarie alle norme del Wto". Read More »

West Bengal panchayat polls: BJP moves court against SEC decision


The SEC did not accept nominations after the HC order on Tuesday, which anyway came after 3pm (the original deadline for the extended-and-then-scrapped paper-filing window), as it was slated to take up the next stage of the process - the scrutiny of nomination papers - on Wednesday. Read More »

A Couple Vactioning Find Body Near Hart Family Crash Site In California


Investigators could not immediately determine the age or identity of the body but said they are investigating whether it's one of the children still missing after the crash. Then she found out he also would tuck it in his luggage and bring it on business trips. A Mogoditshane family is living in fear after foiling a plot by a desperate family member to sell a baby for P500 000. Read More »

Tech sector frets as US-China trade tensions simmer


China imports 12.7 million tons of the product a year, of which the United States now accounts for only 600,000 tons, Goldman estimates. Trump has also pushed for a crackdown on China's theft of US intellectual property, and he criticized the World Trade Organization, an arbiter of trade disputes, in a tweet Friday for allegedly favoring China. Read More »

Trump can fire Russian Federation prosecutor Mueller, says White House


The new details on the Cohen raid, first reported by The New York Times , emerged as the president boiled over on Twitter about it and evidence that investigators are zeroing in on his inner circle. "The president will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world", she said. Mr. Read More »

Organ donations at a record high


Speaking to Herald, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said he was at loss for words for this lapse which has cost Goan patients dearly. Transplant advocate Hailey Cheema said she hopes the 21-year-old defenceman's story will inspire more young people to think about becoming organ donors. Read More »

Tiger Shroff's Student of the year 2 begins shooting


The Tiger Shroff-starrer had a silver run at the screens with a nett collection of Rs 135.35 crore, inching towards 150-crore club. He said, "The student journey begins again!" Student Of The Year 2 will be directed by Punit Malhotra . Read More »

NY Times: Mueller looking at $150K payment from Ukrainian billionaire


The donation was also disclosed in a tax form filed by the Trump Foundation after Trump's election. The subpoena is among signs in recent months that Mr Mueller is interested in interactions that Mr Trump or his associates had with countries beyond Russian Federation, though it is not clear what other payments he is scrutinising. Read More »