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Carillion bosses will not get their six-figure bonuses after all

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Carillion is also contracted to provide services, such as catering and cleaning, at Lawnswood High School, Roundhay High School, Oakwood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy, Five Lanes Primary School, Asquith Primary School and Spring Bank Primary School under the Leeds 7 Schools PFI deal done back in 2001. Read More »

OH ranks fourth in the country for human trafficking cases

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the stickers will be a visible tool for the campaign because of the large number of trucks traveling around the state. States joining Demand An End include Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and SC, as well as the District of Columbia. Read More »

Parents Accused of Shackling, Torturing Their 13 Children

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Deputies thought they found 12 children in the home , but were "shocked to discover that seven of them were actually adults, ranging in age from 18 to 29". The police in a statement did not detail the parents' motive for holding the children hostage, and a police spokesman said he had no further details. Read More »

Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots 16-year-old in OH courtroom

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Speaking to ABC , Haynes's grandmother, Geraldine, said that the fight broke out when the teen's mother was ordered out of the courtroom and the deputy didn't give her enough time to gather her things. He died a half hour later at the hospital. "The guy slung around and slung Joey to the ground". "It sounds like the deputy had no choice", Ferrell said. Read More »

Pope Francis performs first ever airborne papal wedding

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The pope's homily at the mass for tens of thousands of pilgrims expected at Lobitos Beach, near the northern city of Iquique, will focus on immigration. Below, their marriage certificate drawn up by cardinals who accompanied the Pope on his flight. Later, the pope met privately with a small group of people sexually abused by priests after he publicly asked for forgiveness. Read More »

Top US Senate Republican says lawmakers eyeing short-term spending bill

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Lawmakers face mounting pressure to find a permanent legislative fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - the Obama-era initiative that extended temporary legal status to foreign nationals who illegally entered the country as minors - with Democrats threatening to withhold their votes on a spending bill needed to keep the government funded past January 19. Read More »

Paul Ryan suggests Democrats would be blamed if the government shuts down

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But some House GOP defense hawks could vote no because they want lawmakers to approve long-term spending for the Pentagon. Trump has dismissed the Durbin-Graham deal, but it has a growing number of Republican backers. We should all be kicked out if that happens". Inside the Democrats' meeting, a handful of senators stood to say they would vote against a continuing resolution and another one or two said they were unsure, but none said they would vote for it, Senate Minority ... Read More »

House GOP appears to have deal to avoid shutdown

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It was during Oval Office negotiations over a potential DACA replacement last week that, in the course of dismissing one deal negotiated by Senate Democrats and Republicans, Trump used a vulgar word to describe African countries and wondered why the US doesn't get more immigrants from places like Norway. Read More »

United States marshal dies, officer wounded in Harrisburg, report says

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The District Attorney's office confirms that multiple officers have been injured and they are investigating the incident. Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter said law enforcement were serving a search warrant between 6-7 a.m. Neighbors reported hearing dozens of shots fired Thursday morning. The officers were transported to a hospital but the number of officers injured and the nature and severity of their injuries weren't immediately known. Read More »

Trump hoping to keep Pennsylvania seat in Republican hands

House Republicans appeared to grudgingly accept the prospect of a fourth short-term spending bill to keep the government open past Friday, raising doubts about Democrats' ability to protect those brought illegally to the United States as children before the end of the week. Read More »

Police nab 2 men in Times Square hit-and-run of officer

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Police said the men have criminal histories, and that Lopez drove the same vehicle onto an Upper Manhattan sidewalk last Friday around 2 a.m. It wasn't clear if the two had lawyers who could comment. The man who filmed the now-viral video of the incident blamed the officer for the whole thing on Monday - and actually defended the reckless driver . Read More »

Shenzhen to host WTA Finals until 2028

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But one source, who had attended the previous iteration of the Finals when it was hosted in Istanbul, Turkey, from 2011 to 2013, told ST: "Singapore did a far better job at putting together fringe events, and the Singapore Sports Hub is an incredibly accessible venue with a mall attached, the huge difference is that unlike Turkey, there isn't a tournament-going psyche in Singapore, which the organisers did their best to tackle". Read More »

Teen swimmers rescued with help of drone in Australia

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As lifeguards were learning how to use the new device, a distress call came in after someone saw the boys having a hard time staying afloat in heavy waves about 2,300 feet offshore. Lifeguards launched the drone, steered it towards the swimmers and dropped a "rescue pod" into the water, where it expanded so the swimmers could grab it and swim to shore. Read More »

Elections Coming in Italy

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Meeting the press in the morning, Gentiloni stressed Italy has succeeded in recovering from its worst economic crisis since after World War II, thanks to a "fruitful legislature". He cited the examples of inconclusive elections in Germany, minority administrations in Spain and Portugal, and Brexit turbulence in Britain. All Italy's main parties are promising to raise the budget deficit and slash taxes despite record high public debt, and immigration is set to be a central theme of the ... Read More »

Kamal Haasan to annnounce name of his political party on Feb 21

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The term Dravidian must be expanded beyond Tamil Nadu to all southern states to get a better deal from the Centre, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan said on Thursday. "If Rajnikanth enters politics, I will join hands with him". Haasan who had announced his political plunge sometime back, also said he would start his state tour from Ramanathapuram district - around 510 km from here - on February 21. Read More »

Peru's Fujimori Asks for Forgiveness

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Fujimori has accumulated several sentences, including six years in prison for illegal raids humanity, and six years in prison for corruption, among other crimes. The former president was pardoned on health grounds but the decision has not been welcomed by many Peruvians, who quickly took the streets to protest. Read More »

Alberto Fujimori Speaks From Hospital After Pardon

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Kuczynski, a former Wall Street banker, stressed that his pardon stemmed from fears that Fujimori might die in captivity while also defending Fujimori's decade as president. From this place, I join the hopes of all those who fought for the greatness of the country. Congressmen Vicente Zeballos and Alberto de Belaunde made similar announcements via social media. Read More »

What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone

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Graham is still talking to immigration hardliners, but he's also convinced his own framework, brokered with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin , D-Ill., is now the only one that can pass. Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia also expressed optimism on ABC's "This Week" about finding a fix for DACA, but only if "the Democrats get serious about negotiating" on securing US borders and family reunification or "chain migration". Read More »

British Royal Navy escorted Russian warship near United Kingdom waters

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The Defense Ministry said in a statement that it had noted an "upsurge" in Russian vessels in the region over the past few days, and that it sent the frigate St. Originally scheduled to enter service in 2013, shipbuilders said Monday that it was still undergoing tests 11 years after construction started. He said it would "immediately and potentially catastrophically" hit the economy if they were cut or disrupted. Read More »

Two policemen martyred in Quetta firing incident

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The attack, claimed by the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Tuesday, took place on GPO Chowk, a busy street in a high-security zone some 300 metres from the Balochistan Assembly. Pakistan this week launched a drive against polio across the country. Pakistan and Afghanistan officially were the only two nations across the globe to have reported 8 and 13 polio virus cases respectively in 2017, showing a historic dip in the number of cases in both countries, which share a long border. Read More »

White House doc to provide more details about Trump's health

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His blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. Kimmel then cut to a mockup of Dr. Jackson's press conference in which an actor portraying Dr. Jackson said Trump has avoided some big heart risks - he's never smoked and isn't diabetic - and has no family history of heart problems. Jackson said that Trump asked him to conduct a cognitive test on him, even though it was not required by law. Read More »

Erie School District strategizing with students, community

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Both calendars also have two weeklong breaks built into both fall semesters for fall and Thanksgiving breaks. Students will have a full day of school on Monday, Feb. TAXES: The Lee County School Board plans to campaign for a local sales tax increase , WBBH reports. Now all it needs are real, live students and a real, live teacher. Read More »

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

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Charlie Dent, who is retiring from the competitive Allentown, Penn.,-based district he's represented for almost a dozen years. Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said if the Congress can not compromise on legislation to avoid a government shutdown, responsibility for the failure will "fall on the Republicans' backs". Read More »

Kirkland hospital locked down after man with rifle spotted

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Patients, employees and visitors are sheltering in place for their safety. When the image proved inconclusive, the hospital went on immediate lockdown. The report initially came in as a suspicious person that may have had a rifle, but police were unsure if it was actually a rifle that was seen or something else until the surveillance image was available. Read More »

Washington hits record low for unemployment

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The average unemployment rate for 2017 was 4 percent, Oregon's lowest annual average unemployment rate since records began in 1976. The additional employment included about 4,100 new jobs in government. Health care and social assistance added 1,000 jobs. Washington state's economy added more than 6,000 jobs in December. For example, the retail industry typically adds 3,200 jobs in December. Read More »

WA mayors reject Australia Day party politics

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WA mayors have pushed back against a Greens campaign to dump Australia Day celebrations on January 26, saying party politics has no place in local government. He said that the change should be tied to the move for Australia to become a Republic to achieve success. Just 49 per cent of respondents believed the day shouldn't be held on a date that is offensive to Indigenous people , while 36 per cent believed it shouldn't matter. Read More »

Tax plan is a scam

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The year 2018 is shaping up to be a tough year for Republicans. The pivotal vote on tax reform gained support from all Republicans except Representative Darrell Issa from District 49 (Vista) and Representative Dana Rohrbacher from District 48 (Lakeside). Read More »

Trump's physician says he's in excellent health

Mr Trump underwent the medical exam at Walter Reed National Medical Centre last week and Dr Jackson issued a blanket declaration that Mr Trump was in " excellent health ". But the U.S. president performed "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening, which is not standard but was requested by Mr Trump. "But I think that I had given the President some medication, specifically some Sudafed over the days previous, and I think that I had inadvertently kind of dried up his secretions a little bit ... Read More »

Aziz Ansari responds after sexual misconduct accusation

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I was young once, unsure of myself. "Your date got overly amorous". After protesting his moves, you did not get up and leave right away, you continued to engage in the sexual encounter. The woman's claims did not involve force or violence. But she said she's not defending Ansari and the alleged behaviour that transpired at his apartment. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz calls Imran Khan a "shameless" person and PTI responds

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The foreign minister said that election is about to come and political forces have right to motivate their voters but no one has right to abuse the Parliament. "The Parliamentary Body should summon them and the head of the Committee should use power to make them answerable on such words", he added. He also said, "Heaps of cases were registered against me". Read More »

Somalia: US Support to Somalia Continues to Make a Positive Impact

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Somalia has been in a state of intermittent war since 1991, devastating the country and leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths. "Together with other worldwide partners, the United States is committed to providing Somali, AMISOM [African Union Mission to Somalia] and SNSF [Somali National Security Forces] with support in the fight against violent extremist organizations", it said. Read More »