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Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel

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Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) asked DeVos again whether private schools that discriminate against LGBT students should qualify for federal funds under a proposal to divert more than $1 billion toward expanding school choice. DeVos has also been widely criticized for a recent appearance on "60 Minutes," where she seemed to acknowledge that she did not know what effect school choice measures in her home state of MI were having on academic achievement and that she hadn't intentionally ... Read More »

Senate declines to USA war operations in Yemen

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The United Nations has said the conflict has created one of the world's worst manmade humanitarian disasters, as millions of Yemenis have been displaced and the population faces starvation, with aid agencies struggling to supply assistance. Read More »

Ltd. Acquires 1250 Shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC)

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc who had been investing in Norfolk Southern Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.54 billion market cap company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Norfolk Southern from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. Therefore 23% are positive. Read More »

Missouri death row inmate asking for stay of execution

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Bucklew became angry when his girlfriend Stephanie Ray ended their relationship in 1996. Bucklew has malformed blood vessels and tumors, and his supporters argue that execution via lethal injection would result in bleeding and suffocation, and amount to cruel and unusual punishment. Read More »

Gov. Walker to tout School Safety Plan in Ashwaubenon

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The plan also includes 100 million dollars in grants for school resource officers and other safety help. Another bill would create an exemption in student privacy laws to provide law enforcement agencies with surveillance video if it "serves a legitimate safety interest". Read More »

Eastern Michigan University will cut four varsity sports

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Wetherbee said helping the affected 83 student athletes is the top priority. "I feel handcuffed", said Wetherbee, who was hired eight months ago to replace Heather Lyke after Lyke left EMU to become the athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh. Read More »

Trump congratulates Putin on winning reelection, gets slammed by McCain

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The action and reaction fit a Trump White House pattern of declining to chide authoritarian regimes for undemocratic practices. Trump said the arms race is "getting out of control", but the U.S. "In particular, the sides emphasized the importance of coordinated efforts in limiting the arms race", Kremlin said, commenting the phone conversation held by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin . Read More »

Minneapolis Cop Is Charged in Shooting of Australian Woman

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The family of an unarmed Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call says charges against the officer are "one step toward justice". Prosecutors are asking that Noor's bail be set at $500,000, Freeman said. Harrity was startled by a loud sound near the patrol vehicle shortly before Noor fired from the passenger seat of the patrol auto through Harrity's window, Freeman said. Read More »

Ben Carson Offers Worst Excuse Ever for Buying Expensive Dining Set

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HUD officials initially said Carson and his family weren't involved in selecting the furniture, before emails emerged that showed they did help choose it. Carson participated in the selection of specific styles". Carson also said he was not responsible for what anyone else said, distancing himself from the original explanation that he had nothing to do with the purchase . Read More »

Ben Carson suggests wife made decision to purchase $31000 dining set

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So he asked Candy Carson to help with the redecoration efforts. "You know, I'm not really big into decorating". The next thing that I quite frankly heard about it was this $31,000 table had been bought. In comments flagged CBS reporter Katie Watson , Carson said the final decision was left up to her. The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee has oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development budget. Read More »

Italy 2nd in European Union for 2017 asylum requests (2)

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Under worldwide law, European and other countries must admit those fleeing conflict or persecution but can turn back those seeking job opportunities. But when compared to its population, Greece took in the highest number of applicants per capita, receiving more than 57,000 first-time asylum seekers. Read More »

Met Office issues ice warning

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Snow and ice are set to cause Monday morning misery as the wintry weather dubbed the " mini beast from the east " continues to disrupt the UK. To find out if it will snow in your area and when, you can visit UK Snow Map. Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team said the woman - who was taken off the hill on a stretcher - was thought to have broken an ankle. Wattisham in Suffolk saw 15cm of snow fall overnight Saturday and into Sunday morning, while Nottingham awoke to a covering 13cm deep. Read More »

USA and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills

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South Korea and the United States will on Friday commence postponed military exercises although the manoeuvres appear to have been scaled back amid a diplomatic thaw on the Korean peninsula. "Key Resolve will take place for about two weeks from mid-April, and Foal Eagle is to run for four weeks", an official at South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) told Yonhap. Read More »

John Kettley: The Cold Weather Comes Back For Easter

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Here are the latest snow scenes from around the UK. M62 eastbound J21-22 is now at a standstill. Conditions up here are bleak! Passengers suffered some delays from Gatwick - but flights were operating whereas 15,000 passengers were affected by cancellations at Heathrow. Read More »

#N12BK: Puerto Rico six months after Maria

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As of Monday evening, there was no indication that Russian Federation was to blame for PREPA's hack. Last September, Hurricane Maria ravaged the already economically-devastated island of Puerto Rico, leaving 300,000 displaced and 500,000 with no electricity to date. Read More »

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Insider Sells 2353 Shares of Stock

Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.05/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 4.4 Percent. The overall volume in the last trading session was 8.39 million shares. Deutsche Bank started coverage on Procter & Gamble in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 21 with "Equal-Weight". Read More »

European court rules 'hooded men' were not tortured

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A GROUP OF men who say they were tortured by British soldiers in the 1970s are to ask the Irish government to appeal their case after a decision was given earlier today. If at any time methods of torture are used in Northern Ireland contrary to the view of the government of the day I would agree that individual policemen or soldiers should be prosecuted or disciplined; but in the particular situation of 1971/72, a political decision was taken. Read More »

Putin receiving lots of congratulations on re-election - Kremlin spokesman

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An official statement by the Kremlin on Tuesday said Trump and Putin discussed the importance of working together on worldwide terrorism, limiting nuclear arms and economic cooperation. Putin succeeded Dmitry Medvedev, the most recent President, as Vladimir Putin most recently served the country as Prime Minister. Members of the group were arrested during a performance of their "punk prayer" openly criticizing Putin at Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Read More »

In Ill. primaries, Governor Rauner faces intense in-party challenge

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The Illinois primaries are Tuesday, and Governor Bruce Rauner is facing an unusual challenge from within his own party. Republicans are confident that the rumors of Rauner's political demise are overblown, and say the Democratic strategy of "meddling" in the Republican primary shows their lack of confidence in Pritzker as a winning candidate. Read More »

Global Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Treatments Market 2018 - Alphatec Holdings, CareFusion

The report provides Anti-Snoring Devices industry analysis from 2012 to 2018, according to categories such as product type , end-use applications and regions. Drivers and restraints looks at the external factors supporting and controlling the growth of the market . - Global corporate-level profiles of key companies operating within the Israel Knee Reconstruction market . Read More »

What makes you happy on this special day?

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The Action for Happiness pledge states: "I will try to create more happiness in the world around me". He said, "Mr. President, during your tenure, the General Assembly also instituted a new observance on the United Nations calendar: the International Day of Happiness ". Read More »

TDP MPs should not dilute fight in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu

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I was the first to oppose it", the Chief Minister. "In the latest budget, we have allocated Rs 1,100 crore for the minority welfare, which was unprecedented in the history of the state", Naidu said. "Nobody is interested in Pawan Kalyan's ideology". Will the Jana Sena be a part of the Third Front? TDP MP and Parliamentary Board leader Thota Narsimham said, "We have talked to the opposition parties including the TMC, the Congress and the Samajwadi Party and are gathering support while the ... Read More »

LIST: Monday early dismissals, closings due to weather

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Montgomery County Emergency Management encourages all citizens, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities and public facilities to participate in this drill by practicing what you would do in the event of a real tornado warning or in the event of inclement weather. Read More »

Dividend Yield & Upside For Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter. When the price rises above the moving average, it indicates that investors are becoming bullish on the commodity. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.91. Read More »

Wreck of sunken US WWII warship discovered in Pacific

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Patrick's Day. The Atlanta-class light cruiser was found about 2.6 miles below the surface on Saturday, Allen's Vulcan website said. "We certainly didn't plan to find the Juneau on St Patrick's Day. US naval forces did not launch a search and rescue effort for several days, and only 10 survivors were ever found. The Juneau served a short time at sea and was commissioned less than a year before the sinking. Read More »

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Release Date Revealed

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Eight players will be able to compete in a local tournament using four Switch consoles. Each title will also have their own Global leaderboards and the "rewind" tech ensures low-latency online battles. Ultra Street Fighter IV is playable on Xbox One through the backward compatibility program so this means those who pre-order the collection can play nearly every game in the Street Fighter series aside from the PS4 and PC exclusive Street Fighter V. Read More »

Egypt's court bars Uber, Careem from operating in country

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The parties involved in the case were Uber and Careem on one side versus Egypt's Prime Minister and the Ministers of Transportation, Interior, and Finance. The companies must cease their services pending a final ruling. Hours earlier, the Dubai-based Careem said in a brief statement on Facebook that it has not officially been notified about the ban, and that its operations in the country are continuing as normal. Read More »