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District hopes if it builds virtual school, students will come

District hopes if it builds virtual school, students will come The School Board will conduct interviews in closed session January 23. More than 600 locally-elected and appointed school board members are recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education. Another board suggestion was inviting and charging other local school districts or possibly use their general state aid monies to send all-day kindergarten students t... [Full Article...]

"Very strong" Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

But conservative lawmakers of the House Freedom Caucus and defense hawks, who have become increasingly frustrated with stopgap funding measures because they don't allow for desired boosts in defense spending, could cause problems for GOP leaders who hope to pass the CR in the House without depending on Democratic support to get the bill over the finish line. [Full Article...]

Tripura polls on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote on Feb 27

Tripura polls on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote on Feb 27 A total of 25,69,216 people are entitled to vote in Tripura , 11,89,264 in Nagaland and 18,30,104 in Meghalaya . Like Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, paper trail machines will be used along with EVMs in all polling stations of each assembly constituency of Meghalaya , Nagaland and Tripura to enhance the transparency and credibility of the elections. [Full Article...]

Man charged in bike path terror attack wants plea deal

Man charged in bike path terror attack wants plea deal Sayfullo Saipov's lawyer David Patton made the announcement in court papers Wednesday, writing: 'In short, a decision by the government not to seek the death penalty would bring immediate closure to the case without the need for the public and victims to repeatedly relive the bad events'. [Full Article...]

Washington state adds more than 6000 jobs in December

Washington state adds more than 6000 jobs in December Nationally, the unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, unchanged from November, and down from 4.7 percent for the year. But the annual average jobless rate of 4 percent in 2017 is unmatched in recent history. Construction added 1,600 jobs. "Difficulty finding (and retaining) workers is the biggest challenge many businesses face today", OR state economist Josh Lehner wrote last week in an analysis o... [Full Article...]

Aussies laid back about Australia Day date

Aussies laid back about Australia Day date Australia Day is now celebrated on January 26 to coincide with the arrival of the British Frist Fleet on Australian shores in 1788. When asked to pick the best day for Australia Day from a list of options, a whopping 70 percent of respondents did not select the current date. [Full Article...]

Tax bill: President Trump betrays candidate Trump

Tax bill: President Trump betrays candidate Trump First, the party of the incumbent president has historically faced challenges during any president's first midterm election and often control of Congress changes hands at that point. This package doesn't do it. The top 1 percent have been earning more and more . Fortunately, the final version follows the Senate and preserves the tax credit going forward. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan defended his use of laanath word

Imran Khan defended his use of laanath word PML-N leader and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah highlighted the achievements made by the parliament and called for a privilege resolution against PTI's chief. In a subsequent tweet, he said the use of "damned" word is still a mild word to use. The foreign minister said that election is about to come and political forces have right to motivate their voters but ... [Full Article...]

TalkSPORT FA Cup third-round replay coverage on January 17, 2018

TalkSPORT FA Cup third-round replay coverage on January 17, 2018 Ayew who opened the scoring with a wonderful solo effort 11 minutes in, but after Diogo Jota fired Wolves level in the second half, Bony's close range strike settled matters. Both sides struggled to retain possession, Helder Costa firing over and then appealing in vain for a penalty for the visitors after falling in the box. [Full Article...]

White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

The cognitive test on which US President Donald Trump received a flawless score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said. Trump does take Crestor to lower his cholesterol, daily aspirin for heart health, Propecia for male pattern baldness, a skin cream for rosacea and a daily multivitamin. [Full Article...]

Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations I've had a few myself. Rachel Thompson of Mashable explained: "The responses to the woman's story are peppered with the word "should.' She should have said no ..." Even though Ansari presents like a man who gets what it's like to be single, that doesn't mean he understands what it's like to be a single woman , especially a younger one on a date with an older, famous man. [Full Article...]

U.S. forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike

U.S. forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike There was no independent confirmation of who was actually killed in the strikes, and while Africom insisted everyone killed was al-Shabaab, they always claim everyone they kill in Somalia to be al-Shabaab, even after they've been confirmed to be civilian bystanders. [Full Article...]

IN lawmakers give the cold shoulder to cold beer bill

IN lawmakers give the cold shoulder to cold beer bill The House Public Policy Committee approved the measure in a 12-1 vote, sending the bill to the full House. Cold beer got left out in the cold in an agreement between two mega-lobbying groups to instead turn all their attention to the Sunday sales bill. [Full Article...]

Trump denies making racist comments

Trump denies making racist comments The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cornell Brooks, evoked "the eloquence of Dr. King's example" in a tweet. "Our president has shown exactly who he is by what he's saying and, you know, people are not ignorant". President Trump on Sunday night repeated his claim that he is "the least racist person you have ever interviewed". [Full Article...]

UAE to Give Measured Response to Qatar for Alleged Interception of Planes

UAE to Give Measured Response to Qatar for Alleged Interception of Planes The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide a "measured, legitimate" response to an incident which involved UAE civil planes allegedly being intercepted by Qatari fighters, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of immigration threat to national security

The head of the influential Congressional Hispanic Caucus expressed her opposition to the bipartisan Senate deal, although she said she had not seen its text and noted it had some positive aspects. A White House spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the president's plans. These are familiar themes, of course: the vulgarity, the racially-charged comments, the notion ... [Full Article...]

US Fingers North Korea for WannaCry Epidemic

US Fingers North Korea for WannaCry Epidemic Other governments and private security firms who agreed with the US findings included Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan. He said Microsoft traced the attack to cyber affiliates of the North Korean government . WannaCry hit Europe mainly on 20 May and subsided over the weekend after British security researcher Marcus Hutchis found an URL within the malware code and registered... [Full Article...]

Pakistani shelling kills BSF jawan alongside int'l border in Jammu's RS Pura

Pakistani shelling kills BSF jawan alongside int'l border in Jammu's RS Pura Director General of Border Security Force K.K.Sharma has said that the security forces have been giving a befitting reply to every misadventure from Pakistan at the International Border and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The jawan has been identified as head constable A Suresh. The officer further added, the Pakistani Rangers started indiscrimate firing at the BSF camp around 9p... [Full Article...]

City Bank donates $25000 to Texas Tech following court-storming incident

City Bank donates $25000 to Texas Tech following court-storming incident There are plenty of games left for Texas Tech to move the needle in either direction. The Big 12 on Monday reprimanded and fined Texas Tech $25,000 for allowing fans to storm the court Saturday after the Red Raiders' victory over West Virginia and reprimanded Mountaineers player Wesley Harris for striking a Texas Tech fan during the wild postgame scene, the conference said in separat... [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson Lays Out Syria Grand Strategy of Indefinite Military Occupation

Rex Tillerson Lays Out Syria Grand Strategy of Indefinite Military Occupation The United States on Wednesday signalled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader US strategy to prevent the resurgence of ISIS, pave the way diplomatically for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran's influence. [Full Article...]


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