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School bans skirts: 'We chose to have the same uniform for everybody'

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Parent Kim Lister said she witnessed the checks after being alerted by her son. "If you were any good as a head, you'd have them all under control and doing and wearing the correct length skirts". By eliminating skirts from the dress code altogether, this school is sending the damaging message to its pupils that the gender to default to is male. Read More »

US not 'putting up with' N. Korea actions

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The American Chamber of Commerce in Korea issued a press release Tuesday opposing withdrawing from the FTA, saying such a move could lead to "a deterioration of the relationship between the US and Korea, leading to anti-American sentiment". Read More »

Oregon Police: Teen suspected of starting Eagle Creek Fire cooperating with investigators

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About 200 firefighters from Minnesota are helping fight fires in western states including Montana and OR, said Christi Powers, a spokesperson for the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center. "Oregon and Montana really haven't seen a fire season like this in quite some time", Powers said. The Historic Columbia River Highway used to pass through the tunnel, which was built into a rock outcropping east of the mouth of Oneonta Gorge. Read More »

Russia's Putin: Trump administration has shown desire to defuse N.Korea tensions

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That includes a pledge to strengthen their joint military capabilities. There has been speculation North Korea may be planning to fire an ICBM this weekend when the republic celebrates its foundation on September 9. In a discussion described as "warm and constructive", the two leaders agreed the regime represents a grave threat to regional stability. Speaking to reporters at the United Nations headquarters on Tuesday, the Russian Ambassador to the United Nations said he knows the US has ... Read More »

Trump supports more powerful missiles for SKorea

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North Korean companies operating in China also have been banned from launching new ventures that might generate additional revenue. Still, Chinese leaders worry about instability on the Korean Peninsula if Kim's regime collapses, which would eliminate a buffer between China and South Korea, a heavily armed USA ally with American troops on its soil. Read More »

The Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.10

The stock declined 0.22% or $0.03 reaching $13.74 per share. Provident Investment Management Inc., a Michigan-based fund reported 294,623 shares.#img1#. Its products and services include data and Internet services, video services, voice services, access services and customer premise equipment (CPE). Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $178,967 activity. Read More »

Nonstop Flights From Indy to Paris Taking Off in 2018

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State leaders said nonstop air service is crucial for businesses picking headquarters and areas for job creation. The airport will have direct flights to Europe and it's all part of Governor Eric Holcomb's push to bring global flights from Europe to the Hoosier state. Read More »

Hurricane Irma decimates Barbuda

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The National Hurricane Center said that as of 8 pm ET, the storm was passing just north of Puerto Rico, and it posted hurricane warnings for that USA territory along with the US and British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Haiti, the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands. Read More »

United Nations chief warns US, North Korea on "confrontational rhetoric"

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His comments in the Estonian capital Thursday follow Pyongyang's latest and the most powerful test explosion Sunday of what it says was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. Asked if he was considering military action against North Korea, Trump told reporters: "Certainly that's not our first choice, but we will see what happens". Read More »

No Indian University make it to top 200

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The top-most rank was grabbed this year again by Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore but its ranking fell from 201-250 band to 251-300 band this year.Similarly, IIT-Delhi and IIT-Kanpur got knocked down to the 501-600 band from 401-500 band from last year. Read More »

NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea

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He said it " offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". "I would like to say that the current situation on the Korean Peninsula remains highly complex and sensitive, and we hope the relevant parties can make efforts to prevent the escalation of the situation", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told reporters Tuesday after being asked about Trump's decision to allow South Korea to buy more USA warheads. Read More »

Here's How Prince George's First Day At School Will Unfold

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Kate , who is less than 12 weeks pregnant, has hyperemesis gravidarum - a rare condition that can lead to dehydration, weight loss and a build-up of toxins in the blood or urine called ketosis. The young royal looked a little shy as he approached the school, where he was met by the Head of Lower School and taken inside his reception classroom. Read More »

Based Terror Groups Named in BRICS Declaration

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Asif also said Pakistan needs to question whether it had fully implemented its National Action Plan (NAP ) on terrorism that was framed after a Taliban attack on an army-run in Peshawar in 2014 killed almost 150 people. "We support the efforts of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces in fighting terrorist organisations. There is a need for immediate cessation of violence". Read More »

Russian Federation friendship rock solid: Sushma

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As scheduled, Binh will deliver a welcome speech at the opening of the third Eastern Economic Forum on September 6. "We severely condemn attempts by South Korea and Japan to use the EEF for their impure political purposes". The External Affairs Minister also held a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and discussed ways to take the economic ties forward. Read More »

Trump Jr. To Testify Before Senate Panel Probing Russian Election Influence

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Democrats have pointed to that meeting to argue collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. Committee staff is expected to focus on the 2016 meeting but could also probe any possible Trump family connections to Russian Federation. On Wednesday, Democratic senators were split as to whether they would go and watch the proceedings. Read More »

Korea calls nuclear test 'gift package' for US

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North Korea doesn't seem anxious about the latest round of tough talk about its weekend hydrogen bomb test. "The United States will receive other gift packages of my country as long as they continue their provocations, reckless, and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK ",-he said at the UN conference on disarmament. Read More »

Graham wants Congress to save 'Dreamers' after DACA

At the time, enough moderate Democratic senators were wary of the DREAM Act - which would have offered a path to citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants who met certain criteria - to ultimately kill the bill in the then-Democratic-controlled Senate. Read More »

Putin threatens to expel 155 more U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation

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Putin also dropped this nugget: "It is hard to conduct a dialogue with people who confuse Austria with Australia, but there is nothing we can do about this". The Obama administration said it was retaliating for Russian meddling in the USA presidential election. The statement comes after Moscow imposed a September 1 deadline for the US diplomatic mission to cut its staff to 455. Read More »

Putin calls for talks with North Korea

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Ruggiero says instead of cutting off trade with China, the USA should focus on punishing those Chinese businesses that continue to skirt sanctions and deal with North Korea. There was a time when China did enjoy considerable influence over North Korea. Since becoming North Korea's leader in 2011 he has never visited China, not even when it celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war by hosting a grand military parade in Beijing in 2015. Read More »

White House to request initial $12.7B for Harvey relief

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Earlier Friday, Trump was expected to request almost $6 billion in immediate aid, followed by another request for $6 billion, according to The New York Times . "The issue is not making the debt ceiling vote easier for the "no" votes". The White House did not say whether the money would come from Trump or his foundation. Read More »

GOP leaders 'visibly annoyed' over Ivanka visit to Oval Office

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Others said Trump had set a precedent of immediately caving to Democrats' demands. For now, they have secured a seat at the negotiating table. Mr Trump's deal with the Democrats means that the Republican-controlled Congress will have to address partisan issues such as healthcare and immigration later in the year while negotiating with Democrats over a debt vote. Read More »

Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA

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DACA recipients, also known as "dreamers", must either be in school, have graduated from high school, have obtained a GED, or be an honorably discharged veteran of the armed forces. We don't benefit by shutting people out. Meanwhile, Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy called Trump a coward for ending DACA. But ending the program will leave the futures of 800,000 young immigrants, who have settled in the USA, hanging in the balance. Read More »

North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

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North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday, triggering warnings from the United States of a "massive military response". "President Xi would like to do something". Security Council resolutions, undermines the non-proliferation regime and creates a threat to the security of northeastern Asia", Putin said at a news conference. Read More »

North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Seems To Have Caused Landslides

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But Russian President Vladimir Putin said imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counterproductive, warning that threats of military action could trigger "a global catastrophe". South Korea's defence ministry said it could not confirm the report, but it said on Monday its neighbour was ready to launch more missiles. North Korea successfully launched two ICBMs in July with enough range to strike the USA mainland. Read More »

Israel hits Syria target reportedly tied to chemical weapons

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Western intelligence reports say Syria is continuing to produce chemical weapons , including at Masayaf, in violation of a 2013 deal to eliminate them. According to the reports, several people were wounded in the attack, but there was very little damage to the building itself. The air raid came a day after a United Nations probe found the Syrian government responsible for a chemical attack in April in northern Syria that killed more than 83 people. Read More »

Australians warned as North Korea threat looms

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Mnuchin said the administration would work with other countries, including China, but the sanctions he's drafting would prevent anyone "doing trade or business" with North Korea from engaging with the U.S. We have America's back, America has Australia's back. Trump spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom to discuss North Korea's claimed September 3 test of a hydrogen bomb . Read More »

Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks

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Dates for Putin's possible Thailand trip have not been discussed but the high season at the end of the year is nice. Putin also said Moscow reserved the right to further cut the number of US diplomatic staff in response to what he called Washington's "boorish" treatment of Russia's diplomatic mission on USA soil that took place last week. Read More »

Pope Francis starts five-day trip in Colombia to push for lasting peace

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The highlight of Francis' trip comes Friday, with a meeting and prayer of reconciliation between victims of the conflict and former guerrillas in Villavicencio, a city south of Bogota surrounded by territory long held by the FARC . Francis was a big promoter of last year's peace deal with the rebel group but in visiting Colombia he will have to be sensitive to the viewpoints of the large number of conservative Roman Catholics who voted against the accord in a nationwide referendum. Read More »

Capitol Hill Republicans brace themselves after Trump cuts deals with Dems

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With a 419 to 3 vote, the relief marks just the first step in a long recovery process for Louisiana and Texas. In addition to the tasks Congress must do, McConnell also made a pitch for the big issue GOP lawmakers want to do in the remainder of the year: overhaul the US tax code to lower rates for businesses and individuals. Read More »