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Disqualified AAP MLAs move to Delhi High Court, hearing today

Disqualified AAP MLAs move to Delhi High Court, hearing today The Delhi High Court was hearing a petition filed by 08 of the 20 AAP MLAs against their disqualification for holding office of profit, which the party has called "vendetta politics" by the BJP. Singh said that in Punjab, Haryana, and other states when the High Court cancelled the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries, the MLAs were not disqualified. [Full Article...]

The best and worst performing secondary schools in the Portsmouth area

The best and worst performing secondary schools in the Portsmouth area The schools are judged by two new measures, Progress 8 and Attainment 8, based on raw GCSE results from previous year. For all state funded schools in England, the average score is -0.03. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). The statistics, published by the Department for Education, show that 365 schools fell below the floor standard, compared with 282 previous year, an increase of 2... [Full Article...]

Florida police release shootout video as they hunt for remaining suspect

Florida police release shootout video as they hunt for remaining suspect The sheriff's office identified that person as Jonathan James Harris and said the auto has a Florida tag number of HVRG69. On Tuesday, deputies spotted the gold vehicle and arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Olds after a chase. The Lexus then pulls away as the passenger of the Toyota returns fire. Police consider the shooting to be drug-related and consider the suspect to still be armed and unsafe. [Full Article...]

Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour: performances planned for Hershey, Pittsburgh area

Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour: performances planned for Hershey, Pittsburgh area After everything Lynyrd Skynyrd has been through, you'd think they'd never retire from the road. Joining the Jacksonville natives on their farewell tour, according to the Associated Press , are a who's who of rowdy rock hellraisers: Kid Rock , Hank Williams Jr ., Bad Company , the Marshall Tucker Band and . [Full Article...]

Aston Villa Sign Promising Manchester United Youngster

Aston Villa Sign Promising Manchester United Youngster The versatile 20-year-old made three appearances for Jose Mourinho's side in the first half of this season after making a successful first-team breakthrough towards the end of last term. The Ivory Coast worldwide underwent an ankle surgery and hasn't featured for the club since November. The defender is delighted to join Villa and is prepared to help them to achieve promotion to the Premier Le... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh delays repatriating Rohingya refugees hours before set to begin

Bangladesh delays repatriating Rohingya refugees hours before set to begin Sharing their experience, he said Rohingyas want to get back their citizenship before they return to Myanmar . Bangladesh's Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) yesterday approved a project to improve security along the border with Myanmar in Cox's Bazar and prevent intrusion from Myanmar . [Full Article...]

Number of flu-related deaths in SC rises to 46

Number of flu-related deaths in SC rises to 46 New numbers show flu deaths continue to rise in SC. The majority of deaths statewide this winter fall in the over-65 age category (65) followed by ages 50-64 (17) and ages 25-49 (3). According to SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, the most affected age group are those 65 and older. Three children who died in Florida are among 30 children nationwide who have died after a flu d... [Full Article...]

Napoli edge Atalanta to extend Serie A lead

Napoli edge Atalanta to extend Serie A lead Atalanta are down to eighth after the loss and AC Milan's 2-1 win at Cagliari , which came thanks to Franck Kessie scoring twice to drag his team back from a goal down in Sardinia. Immobile, who has scored 20 league goals this season, limped off shortly afterwards. Lazio went ahead through Luis Alberto in the 23rd minute, but they were pegged back by Manuel Pucciarelli's goal two minutes l... [Full Article...]

Judge delivers powerful statement to Larry Nassar

Judge delivers powerful statement to Larry Nassar Prosecutor Angela Povilaitis had asked Aquilina to sentence Nassar to up to 125 years - one year for every person who had submitted a police report at the time of his guilty plea. Michigan State keeps saying that 'we didn't know.' Who didn't know? Later Wednesday, Michigan State University Lou Anna Simon announced her resignation. [Full Article...]

European Union set to rule on allowing class action against Facebook

European Union set to rule on allowing class action against Facebook After seven years in Ireland, where the DPC [Data Protection Authority] didn't do anything, three and a half years in Austria where ... Now, we can finally go ahead with the case. " We were pleased to have been able to present our case to the European Court of Justice and now look forward to resolving this matter ", a Facebook spokeswoman said. [Full Article...]

US Military Continues to Pay Afghan Units Despite Human Rights Abuses

US Military Continues to Pay Afghan Units Despite Human Rights Abuses The Army is preparing the proposals, which will recommend sending the extra forces this spring to join the 14,000 troops already stationed in Afghanistan, as part of broader efforts to combat the Taliban, senior military officials told the newspaper. [Full Article...]

Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship stuck in Canada

Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship stuck in Canada Lawrence Seaway. The USS Little Rock was commissioned in Buffalo on December 16 in a grand ceremony attended by over 8,000 people that featured a brass band, speeches by military leaders and a chaplain who prayed for "fair winds and following seas". [Full Article...]

Town manager under fire for white separatist views

Town manager under fire for white separatist views Leaders in a ME town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views. Elected officials in Jackman voted unanimously to fire him on Tuesday morning. One example he cited are historically black colleges and universities , or HBCUs, institutions that were created at a time of enormous segregation in the country, when black students ... [Full Article...]

Bud Light promises Philadelphia free beer if Eagles win the Super Bowl

Bud Light promises Philadelphia free beer if Eagles win the Super Bowl For some reason - perhaps because the other events were so improbable - the Ravens' victory over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game doesn't get the same, reverential treatment. It was the dagger that all but finished off Minnesota (the defensive goal-line stand was truly the final blow). Eagles fans threw beer at Minnesota fans. [Full Article...]

Oprah tells magazine running for president is 'not for me'

Oprah tells magazine running for president is 'not for me' The television host turned tycoon made the comments during an interview with InStyle magazine , telling the publication running for the White House is 'not something that interests me'. "Yeah, I'd beat Oprah ", Trump said. Her longtime partner Stedman Graham and her best friend Gayle King have also fueled speculation. "I don't get up and turn on the TV first thing in the morning". [Full Article...]

Egypt election: Retired general and candidate Sami Anan arrested

Egypt election: Retired general and candidate Sami Anan arrested They included the arrest of some of his campaign activists, a tight schedule that made it hard for potential candidates to gather the needed endorsements for their applications, and a generally unfair climate. "It is clear that the Egyptian authorities are hell-bent on arresting and harassing anyone who stands against President Sisi". "The Egyptian army chief-turned-president's announcement surp... [Full Article...]

Rough sleep figures hit record high - but government still 'underestimating' true number

Rough sleep figures hit record high - but government still 'underestimating' true number New figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) show the number of people sleeping on the streets has increased by 15 per cent from 2016. Yorkshire and the Humber rose 20% from 172 to 207, the East Midlands was up 23% from 255 to 313 and the West Midlands slightly increasing by 2% from 289 to 295. [Full Article...]

Rohingya crisis: United States negotiator quits advisory panel

Rohingya crisis: United States negotiator quits advisory panel One-time Suu Kyi ally Richardson was one of five foreign members handpicked by Myanmar's civilian leader to serve on the committee. He also said that he was "extremely upset" by Suu Kyi's "furious response" when he urged her to address the detention of two Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's draconian Official Secrets Act. [Full Article...]

Why Patriots Had Their Eye On Eagles Long Before Super Bowl LII

Why Patriots Had Their Eye On Eagles Long Before Super Bowl LII On Monday, Gronk was at the Patriots facility, but he was still not present in the locker room when reporters arrived. But it just, for a combination of reasons, I'd say a big part of it mistakes that I personally made, didn't work out the way that we hoped it would, but we got it right the second time. [Full Article...]

Trump Tells Reporters He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath

Trump Tells Reporters He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath The topics include questions about the president allegedly asking former FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation against dismissed National Security Adviser Michael Flynn over his alleged links to Russian Federation as well as questions about Trump's reactions to Comey's testimony , the sources said, according to the broadcaster. [Full Article...]


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