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New Bedford middle school student arrested after making threat

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Mrs. Burnham is a graduate of the Richland District 2 school system and says that community is key to establishing great relationships with her students. The resolution, which passed unanimously, declared the school board is "deeply committed" to keeping guns out of classrooms and promoting school safety. Read More »

ICC set to review punishment for ball-tampering

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Over the past week, cricket world has seen an inconsistency in decisions from the ICC . Richardson admitted the penalty available for ball-tampering in this instance - maximum of a one-Test ban for captain Steven Smith - sort of handicapped the ICC a little. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to House World's Largest Solar Project

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son to create the world's biggest solar power project in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

China trade ties in focus

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He said, "in Doklam area, which we call close proximity or sometimes the face-off site, the area where there was close confrontation or close proximity between Indian and Chinese military troops, that there is no change taking place today". Read More »

UK police: Ex-spy likely poisoned at front door with nerve agent

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Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with nerve agent outside of his front door, police have said. He and his daughter were later found unresponsive on a park bench. Russian Federation denies poisoning the pair, and the foreign ministry has suggested the "possible involvement" of British special services - Moscow's bluntest accusation yet of foul play by the UK. Read More »

County Board Hears Plea for More Money for Teachers and Schools

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Bryant is assistant director of schools for curriculum and instruction for the city schools, a position she has held for eight years, he said. At a recent Town Council meeting, Winslow Police Chief Shawn O'Leary told town and school officials that he and his team would be interested in sitting down with the board to discuss how they can collaborate on the issue. Read More »

Council tax sees fastest rise in 14 years

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The number fell dramatically after councils were given powers in 2013 to charge 50% premium on council tax bills for empty properties. The average council tax on band D homes for 2018-19 will be £1,671, a rise of 5.1%, the government has announced. Read More »

Oklahoma Senate passes bill to fund teacher pay raises

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Passing the largest teacher pay raise in state history moves us to No. 2 in the region in average teacher pay and will help Oklahoma retain quality teachers. The head of Oklahoma's largest teacher union said many districts across Oklahoma already have plans for teachers to walk out of class on Monday, but she described the legislative vote in a statement as a "truly historic moment". Read More »

VAR leaving players, fans in the dark: Eng striker Vardy

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The Lazio striker has scored 34 goals this season, but twice failed to get his shot away in time after pouncing on a pair of errors by John Stones inside the first three minutes. Former England captain Alan Shearer concurred with Southgate's assessment, saying VAR was becoming a farce. "If you ignore the "clear and obvious" guidance then you potentially have to review every decision and the game will descend into chaos", Shearer said on Twitter. Read More »

Struggling casino touted by Cuomo seeks state bailout

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In addition, the newspaper reported that the Del Lago Resort and Casino has alleged that the Seneca Nation of Indians is paying no gaming tax at all due the federally-recognized tribe's long-running dispute with the state over a new gaming compact. Read More »

The co-founder of self-driving trucking startup Otto has left Uber

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The recent fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving auto that hit a pedestrian in Tempe is not expected to affect the operations of TuSimple, a Chinese company that is developing self-driving commercial trucks in Tucson. The National Transportation Safety Board says its investigation into the incident will take 12 to 14 months. Khosrowshahi has ordered the suspension of all of Uber's self-driving programs while the company reviews what went wrong. Read More »

West Virginia Will Now Require Food Stamp Recipients Go To Work

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On Oct. 1, waivers from the requirement would be sought only in counties with 12-month average unemployment rate above 10 percent. Recipients can also participate in a work program or volunteer. Likewise, West Virginia households receiving SNAP benefits increased 50 percent between 2006 and 2016, which is the 40th smallest increase during that time period in the U.S. Read More »

Stormy Daniels wants Trump to testify in hush money case

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Stormy's lawyer, Michael Avenatti, noted that he and his client were there on the 60 Minutes set for at least two hours, with Stormy's actual interview lasting much longer than the almost 27 minutes that made it past the editing bay or cutting room floor. Read More »

Driver tries to ram soldiers in France: security sources

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The soldiers dived into a ditch to avoid the oncoming vehicle, reportedly stolen and driven by a male who did not stop. Corbet said children were being kept inside while the suspect was at large, according to Reuters . "Given the context, the incident is being taken seriously but we don't know his motivations". No one was injured'. The official said the reason for the driver's actions was unknown and it was unclear if the soldiers were deliberately targeted. Read More »

Good Friday: Why day of Jesus's crucifixion is called 'good'

There is also a Good Wednesday, which albeit is less known than Good Friday , is the Wednesday that comes before Easter. Forecasters are now predicting that temperatures on Good Friday will reach a maximum of 9 °C. In the Latin church, a fast day includes only one full meal and two small repasts. Good Friday is celebrated in different ways across the world. Good Friday is the day when the Christians around the world commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. Read More »

Statistician says numbers changed her mind about gun control

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At a Salt Lake City high school, a demonstration supporting gun rights began an hour before the March for Our Lives rally in the same spot, according to CNN affiliate KUTV . One thing that conservatives and liberals can both agree on is that mass shootings are a major problem in the USA and something needs to be done. Read More »

Trump Attorney Discussed Pardons With Flynn, Manafort Lawyers

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According to The Times , the lawyer, John Dowd, raised the topic of pardons as special counsel Robert Mueller was building a case against Flynn, Trump's first national security adviser, and Manafort, the former chair of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, in the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Read More »

#MarchForOurLives: Ohio Students Join Thousands in Washington Rally

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From my experience in the crowd , the vast majority of people who did show up to the March for Our Lives had similar messages to the one above, expressing some form of the argument that gun control will either entirely eliminate or seriously reduce mass shootings and gun murders, thereby saving people's lives. Read More »

Vehicle plows into soldiers in southeastern France

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Troops from the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment were out jogging when the alleged attack took place The alleged attack happened close to this base in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, southern France French soldiers from Varces' 93rd Mountain artillery regiment were allegedly targeted. Read More »

Magellan Financial ends Cricket Australia deal after ball-tampering scandal

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Smith had been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which could lead to a one-match ban and a 100 percent fine of his match fee. "The players have made a grave mistake but they are not bad people", Lehmann said . "The CoA (Committee of Administrators), in consultation with BCCI Acting President Mr CK Khanna, IPL chairman Mr Rajeev Shukla and BCCI Acting Hon". Read More »

Grand Launch For NTR Biopic -Release Date Revealed

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To shoot this scene as a "muhurtham shot", a lavish set was set up with a large throne in the middle. Balakrishna was fully adorned with jewellery and wore a large gold crown above his head. I assured him that I will make it to the event no matter how busy I am. I had this doubt, despite being a huge fan of NTR. The NTR biopic, directed by Teja , will trace the life of the actor-politician right from his childhood days. Read More »

Facebook announces new privacy tools to edit personal information

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Facebook has produced multiple iterations to its privacy settings pages over the years, often in response to criticism that the system is too complicated for most people to understand what they are and aren't sharing. He tweeted saying that Facebook's "content guidelines and corporate policies continue contradicting our values". A new section called Access Your Information is also being introduced, which will allow users to permanently delete anything from their timeline ... Read More »

Cambridge Analytica data on Colorado voters is still circulating, report finds

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Christopher Wylie, who worked at Cambridge Analytica and has brought forward accusations about how the company allegedly misused data from as many as 50 million Facebook users, told a committee in the U.K. To the most frequently asked question - yes, SCL/CA works in India and has offices there. The Denver Post reported last week that two political nonprofits that don't disclose their donors paid $460,500 to Cambridge Analytica and SCL Elections for their work to help elect a ... Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels Russian diplomats after Salisbury nerve agent attack

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Britain and Russian Federation have expelled 23 of each other's diplomats since the March 4 attack, which the United Kingdom blames on Moscow . The US move came despite Trump's previous promise to improve relations with Moscow. The move comes amid ongoing tensions between the organization and Russian Federation, which sees NATO's recent expansion into Eastern Europe as a direct threat. Read More »

In UP, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar is now Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

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The governor, who has been campaigning since past year to "correct" the name, reportedly wrote to PM Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that even Dr Ambedkar used his full name in his signature. Ramji was his father's name. "The name change was apparently suggested by another "Ram" - UP Governor Ram Naik - who had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently". Read More »

Bench comes up big as Toronto Raptors edge Denver Nuggets

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Paul Millsap added 20 while Canadian Jamal Murray finished with 15. "Every night's a test for us", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said prior to tipoff. The Raptors' drive to equal their club record of 56 wins in a season was stalled Sunday night when they lost to the Los Angeles Clippers after a strong first quarter. Read More »

Woman shot while man shows off gun in Forks Township, police say

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The boy, who can not be named, broke into the home of a 83-year-old woman. He then gave her a lift to her home in the 300th block of East 10th Street. Sharon Arkwright, 46, told 9 News Perth that she was driving in busy traffic about 6.30am when she saw the 3-year-old girl run out in front of her vehicle, still dressed in her pyjamas, before being struck by the ute. Read More »

US judge rules against Saudi Arabia in Sept. 11 case

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The allegations put forward by the victims' relatives and those who were injured in the attack "narrowly articulate a reasonable basis for this Court to assume jurisdiction under JASTA (The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act ) over Plaintiffs' claims against Saudi Arabia", Daniels stated in the court opinion . Read More »

Israel detains armed Palestinians who breached Gaza border

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The infiltrations this week are carried out against the background of the coming Friday's " Land Day " and "Day of Rage" for which Hamas is supposedly planning a "million man march" on the border fence with Israel. "When we march to the border, the organizers will decide then what to do", said Ismail Radwan, a Hamas official. The protests will continue for six weeks until May 15, the day after the anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, which Palestinians refer to as the ... Read More »

Celebrate National Pokemon Day With New Offerings From The Pokemon Company

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Pokemon Go's next monthly community event has been announced to take place from 10am-1pm United Kingdom on March 25th 2018, and it's going to be all about Bulbasaur. Community Days are a new monthly event that Niantic has added to the game. Community Day 3 will include the usual 3-hour long event, which kicks off at around 10am, GMT. Read More »