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Glitch causes delay for many schools in state testing

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Officials in the Minisink, Roscoe, Sullivan West and Washingtonville districts said the problems with the online English Language Arts test started just after 9 a.m. He noted state officials acknowledged delays Wednesday and allowed districts to delay testing. "I think it was more of a frustration point for the adults than it was for the kids", he said. Read More »

Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Manto to be premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2018

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Manto , starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui , has been selected for competition in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 . Das' biopic on Sadat HasanManto, one of the Subcontinent's most-powerful writers whose stories on Partition still have the same impact as they did when they were written, is on one of the most-awaited films of 2018 in India for its subject and its relevance to the present times. Read More »

Mkp Capital Management LLC Decreased Stake in Nordstrom INC (JWN)

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Nordstrom , Inc is a fashion specialty retailer in the United States. (NYSE:JWN) for 5,586 shs. BMO Capital Markets maintained Nordstrom , Inc. (NYSE:JWN) on Friday, August 14 with "Buy" rating . (NYSE:PLD) for 823 shares. The New York-based Evercore Wealth Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Nordstrom , Inc. Pinnacle Associate reported 5,357 shares stake. Read More »

Israeli security heads confer after Trump's threat to bomb Syria

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Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in response to Trump's threats that the U.S. should target "terrorists, rather than the legitimate government " in Syria . In the past, Mr. Trump has condemned others for forecasting military plans, repeatedly blistering President Barack Obama during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

$1.6 Billion Blockchain fund launched in China with the Government

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The new blockchain research institute is jointly funded through the Xiongan Global Blockchain Innovation Fund, which is an initial purse comprised of investments by the Yuhang District Government, the Future Science and Technology City Administrative Committee, and the Hangzhou Yanqi Investment Management Company. Read More »

PBF Energy (PBF) PT Raised to $35.00 at JPMorgan Chase

It has outperformed by 13.13% the S&P500. PBF Energy Inc .'s ( PBF ) witnessed a gain of 0.74% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 35.32. While looking at the Stock's Performance, PBF Energy Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 1.81%, where Monthly Performance is 9.06%, Quarterly performance is -3.42%, 6 Months performance is 31.84% and yearly performance percentage is 67.13%. Read More »

Gov. Abbott pledges to send 1400 troops to Texas-Mexico border

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In coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, 762 Texas National Guard troops have been deployed and are now stationed at the U.S. -Mexico border. States can decide to allocate additional National Guard troops as time goes on. Federal law, notably the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, sharply limits military involvement in civilian law enforcement, creating a supporting role for Guard members. Read More »

Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies

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Police acknowledged their automotive as a maroon or burgundy 2016 Honda Pilot with license plates 7MMX138. High water levels have thwarted search and rescue operations. The family didn't arrive for a scheduled stopover at a relative's house in San Jose April 6. The family was last heard from in the town of Klamath, Del Norte County, on April 5. Read More »

Man sentenced to life plus 37 years in shooting of deputy

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Lakeith Smith was convicted of killing his friend A'Donte Washington on Friday - however Washington was in fact killed by a police officer. The charge of sexual misconduct with a minor was dropped in the plea deal. District Attorney C.J. Robinson said: "We are very pleased with this sentence". Jennifer Holton, representing Smith told the court: "The officer shot A'Donte, not Lakeith Smith". Read More »

Federal Judge in LA Strikes Down Trump's Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities

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District Judge Manuel Real created a nationwide precedent that prevents the Justice Department from tying local immigration enforcement policies to the Community Oriented Policing Services grant. The publication added that funding instead came from private donors and local public funds.The city cannot retroactively seek money, which the federal judge said could put them at a disadvantage in the future. Read More »

Haley: No One is Buying Russia's Lies and Cover-Ups

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Russia's foreign minister claimed the suspected attack was staged by a country with an anti-Russia agenda. At the same time, Haley said that the USA estimates that the Syrian government led by President Bashar Assad "has used chemical weapons in the Syrian war at least 50 times". Read More »

Maryland Man Found Dead in Jail Cell

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Fernando Asturizaga was considered a person of interest in the disappearance and murder of Alison Thresher, 45. Police said the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is investigating Asturizaga's death. Police said Alison Thresher had suspicions about an inappropriate relationship between the teacher and her daughter and confronted Asturizaga about them in the months before she went missing in May 2000. Read More »

READ: DOJ IG Releases Report On Ex-Deputy FBI Director McCabe

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President Trump, battling a never-ending storm of scandals, went after one of his favorite targets Friday, blasting ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a liar and a thief. In his response to McCabe's firing, the president appeared to confirm this charge. "LIED! LIED!" Adding that McCabe was "totally controlled" by former FBI Director James Comey , he noted that "McCabe is Comey!" And McCabe misled other investigators in a similar fashion. Read More »

Conn. sub teacher arrested for holding after school 'fight club'

But he said teacher pay is a local problem. Even after the House adjourned on Thursday and was set to enter its three-day weekend, teachers remained at the Capitol, meeting with any lawmaker whose door was open. She's a member of the American Federation of Teachers. Millcreek Education Association president Jon Cacchione says he supports the decision to arm teachers with bats, which will be locked up in each classroom. Read More »

Ecuador president says journalists likely killed

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With the deadline looming, Moreno was huddled in crisis talks with his cabinet as a top-level delegation was flying over from Bogota, led by Colombian Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas who was accompanied by top military and police officials. Read More »

Cosby's chief accuser 'seeking justice' in sex trial

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The defense says she set him up to score a big payday. Asked how Cosby was holding up, Wyatt said, "Mr. Cosby's great". Cosby's first trial in Norristown, a Philadelphia suburb, ended in a hung jury in June a year ago, with a sequestered panel hopelessly deadlocked after six days of testimony and 52 hours of deliberations. Read More »

Electric Volvo truck makes Euro debut

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Since the new truck produces no odors, like its diesel competitors, and no noise, the FL is ideal for city duty, according to Volvo . They can be used in indoor terminals and environmental zones. Volvo Trucks believes it's essential to take a holistic view of electrification of the transport sector to handle the ongoing challenges in areas such as electricity generation and batteries. Read More »

Paul Ryan backs McCarthy, not Scalise, for House speaker

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Ryan said on Wednesday that he would not seek re-election in November, dealing a blow to fellow Republicans and President Donald Trump before the congressional elections. "One of the reasons why I was comfortable making this decision was because we have a very capable leadership team". McCarthy still has to win the support of the conference and endure a months-long race for the speaker's gavel. Read More »

Police Chase Leads to 1 Man Caught, 1 At Large Near Airport

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Weber Street. The suspects were then involved in a hit-and-run accident and chase with police. One of the suspects was arrested and suffered minor injuries. Extra security has been put in place at the airport, Black said. That person is now in custody. Police and SWAT spent several hours searching for a second suspect following witness accounts that prompted school lockouts in the area. Read More »

KCR meets Deve Gowda; discuss proposed front

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Rao who met JDU Pitamaha Deve Gowda at Bangalore in connection with his Vision of a non congress and non bjp front to face the 2019 elections says Prime Minister Modi indifferently watched from Delhi as Telangana and AP fought over Krishna and Godavari water share. Read More »

Brothers skip school for baseball, run into principal at game

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Don't tell Principal Versluis". "I saw him and I was kind of ducking down", Versluis said with a laugh during a cell phone call from inside Wrigley Field . Naturally, Tucker won't be in trouble for missing school. "I haven't missed a day in six years", he told the Sun Times. He's a great kid. Versluis said he found the sign humorous, and when he approached Speckman, the student said he wasn't nervous at all. Read More »

Court rules Exxon must provide documents in climate probe

During oral arguments in December, an attorney for the oil giant claimed it did not sell gasoline in MA and said that individual franchises, not Exxon, are responsible for local advertising. "We conclude that there is personal jurisdiction over Exxon with respect to the Attorney General's investigation, and that the judge did not abuse her discretion in denying Exxon's requests to set aside the C.I.D., disqualify the Attorney General, and issue a stay". Read More »

MDMK chief Vaiko's nephew attempts self-immolation over Cauvery issue, suffers 80% burns

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It was later found that he poured kerosene all over him and set himself ablaze over the Cauvery river water sharing issue. He has sustained 80% burns, as per reports . He raised slogans demanding the constitution of the CMB while setting himself on fire. Dharmalingam had written on the wall of his house that he strongly opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu and urged the Central government to constitute the Cauvery Management Board . Read More »

Mike Pompeo Begins Congressional Hearings; Trump's Maybe Syrian War?

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He lamented the "demoralizing" vacancies at the top echelons of the department during Tillerson's brief tenure and said he planned to fill those vacancies. If confirmed by the Senate, Pompeo said he would bolster the Iran nuclear deal, adding that fixing the 2015 agreement is in the US' best interest. Pompeo, who is now director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was nominated by US President Donald Trump to replace former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who was sacked by Trump ... Read More »

Parents charged after their six-year-old daughter was

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Steven Pladl was found dead inside the van with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Knightdale Police Chief Lawrence Capps said the infant's death is being treated as a homicide, and he confirmed it was related to crimes that occurred in New Milford, Conn ., and Dover, N.Y., on Thursday. Read More »

National Weather Service issues Tornado Watch for much of the Ozarks

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A Tornado Watch is now in effect for much of the KQ2 viewing area. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, Cherokee, Rusk, Shelby and all Texas counties northward. We should see strong to severe storms race through East Texas during the rest of the day today with the stronger storms expected once they arrive in our area. Read More »

Explosion Kills Five During Football Match In Somalia

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Five people were killed after a bomb exploded during an afternoon local football match in the south-western Somali town of Barawe yesterday, Garowe Online reported. For the first time, the Somali government has rewarded a former member of Islamist militant group Al-Shabab after he defected from the group in January this year. Read More »

NSA Ajit Doval In Shanghai, Holds Talks With Politburo Member Yang Jiechi

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Ajit Doval and Yang Jiechi are the top bureaucrats of India and China respectively who are credited with having devised a way out of the military standoff between the two countries in the Doklam plateau a year ago. A series of high-level interactions are lined up before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in June. Read More »

DOJ inspector general report cites FBI's McCabe for misconduct

McCabe were unjustified", Bromwich said. The newspaper article delved into a dispute between FBI and Justice Department officials over how to proceed in an investigation into the financial dealings of the Clinton family's foundation. "W$3 e concluded that McCabe's decision to confirm the existence of the CF Investigation through an anonymously sourced quote, recounting the content of a phone call with a senior Department official in a manner created to advance his personal interests at the ... Read More »