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Eric Gallo named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

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A record number 1,251 players from 302 institutions that sponsor a college football program were honored in the 12th year of the Hampshire Honor Society. He played in 24 games in his career with four starts. He was an Academic All-Big Ten honoree and a CoSIDA Academic All-America honoree in his career. Read More »

CT police: Substitute teacher ran 'fight club' during math class

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Fish was charged with two counts of risk of injury to a minor, four counts of reckless endangerment in the second degree, and breach of peace in the second degree. On Dec. 18, a state police sergeant met with the superintendent and showed him a cellphone video from a concerned parent. It also showed an adult employee, identified as Fish, standing in the background. Read More »

Led airstrikes did not hit areas near Russian bases: Moscow

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She said that Israel is the main ignitor of the war in Syria , adding the Syrian and Russian sides have made all preparations after the Israeli attack on the T-4 Air Base a couple of days ago. In London , Mrs May said all the indications pointed to Syrian government responsibility for the Douma attack. The Syrian government categorically denied the claims, saying the rebels were fabricating facts to attract foreign strikes on Syria . Read More »

Western strikes hit bases, chemical research centres around Damascus: monitor

In 2017, President Trump ordered an airstrike on an air base in central Syria . Blaming the government, they say there are "more than 500 cases" of people with "symptoms indicative of exposure to a chemical agent". military response, along with France and Britain , to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. As a result of this attack at least 70 people died. Read More »

Britain, France say they joined strikes on Syria

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Syrian government has denied conducting any strike in Douma . "This is not about intervening in a civil war. It is not about regime change", May said. "I want to state categorically ... that Britain has no involvement and would never have any involvement in the use of a chemical weapon", she said, the Guardian reported. Read More »

Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Yojana

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Kant said Bijapur was chosen for the Prime Minister's visit over Bahraich because it had a "better action plan for its transformation". Prime Minister Modi would be interacting with people, local "Champions of Change" including officials of the district administration, who despite all odds and being at the epicentre of Left Wing Extremism have performed very well, especially post the launch of Aspirational District programme on January 5, 2018. Read More »

Kathua rape case: PDP wants two BJP ministers out, may break alliance

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On 19 January, amid an opposition onslaught over the issue two days after the victim's body was discovered, state minister Abdul Rehman Veeri had said the Kathua deputy commissioner would conduct a probe into the crime. Terming as "horrific" the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district , United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that the authorities will bring perpetrators of the brutal crime to justice. Read More »

Search for vanished family turns up woman's body

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Their bodies and those of three of their children-Markis, 19, Jeremiah, 14, and Abigail, 14 - were recovered, while their other three children-Hannah, 16, Devonte, 15, and Sierra, 15 - are missing and feared dead. He wanted them to leave the food in a box by a fence where his parents couldn't see it. They say it's the least they can do for their surviving relatives. Read More »

British Jets Take off from Cyprus Base Before Hitting Targets in Syria

A series of missile strikes were launched last night against Syria by the US, UK and France in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma a week ago. According to France's Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly, Russia was warned of the attacks in advance. "I have done so because I judge this action to be in Britain's national interest". Read More »

Verizon: Service restored after large outage

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Verizon Wireless customers in Southwest Florida are being impacted by a widespread service outage Thursday night. Website Down Detector has a map of current Verizon outages in the Tampa area. If you are attempting to dial 911 from ANY Verizon voice device you must call from an alternate network provider to place a 911 call. Both 911 call centers are fully operational, but residents should call 911 from a landline phone to report emergencies. Read More »

Egyptian soldiers killed in terror attack in Sinai

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Earlier in the day, the Egyptian armed forces announced 27 militants were killed and 114 others arrested in the latest raids in Sinai Peninsula as part of the country's anti-terror military operation "Sinai 2018". The state of emergency has been in place since April 2017 after bombings struck two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, later claimed by the extremist Islamic State group. Read More »

US, allies strike Syria over suspected chemical attack

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis the air strikes on targets in Syria were a "one time shot" to send a strong message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. officials said. "We used the normal deconfliction channel to deconflict airspace, we did not coordinate targets", Dunford said. A USA official said the strikes had targeted chemical production facilities. Read More »

Syrian air strikes an 'act of aggression', Vladimir Putin says

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He criticised the U.S. and its allies for launching the strike without waiting for inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog to visit the area. Syrians crowded onto the streets in noisy demonstrations of defiance afterward and their ally Russian Federation denounced the attack. The Syrian Government has categorically denied the accusation. Read More »

Russian Federation claims chemical attack in Syria was 'staged and directed by UK'

The comments came as Igor Konashenkov, Russia's defence ministry spokesman, said in a televised appearance that his country had "evidence" the United Kingdom was involved in organising the chemical attack in Douma. Douma and the entire Eastern Douma were declared free on Thursday. He added that Washington seems determined to take military action in Syria and this is unsafe. Read More »

Texas Farm Bureau applauds 2018 Farm Bill

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That policy provides a funded mandate to states to set up case-management and assessment programs, as well as supervised job search and apprenticeship programs. One of the biggest concerns in farm country is crop insurance. This bill would uphold programs that are making a difference. For the most part, funding will remain even, except for organic agriculture research, which gets a $10 million bump to $30 million annually. Read More »

Bizarre: Official drives for 4 km as man clings on to bonnet

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In a freakish incident in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, the Ramnagar block development officer drove his auto for four long kilometres while a man clung onto the bonnet of the moving vehicle. So angry was Pankaj Kumar Gautam with Brij Pal for jumping on his vehicle that he decided not to stop and let Brij Pal step down outside the office. Read More »

Sen. Murray and Rep. McMorris Rodgers respond to strikes on Syria

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Addressing the nation Friday evening as loud explosions lit up the skies over the Syrian capital of Damascus, Trump said the joint strike with France and United Kingdom is now underway. Mattis said the third target "was in the vicinity of the second target" and "contained both a chemical weapons equipment storage facility and an important command post". Read More »

Sister of Korean Air 'nut rage' heiress in her own rage controversy

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Cho Hyun-min, 35, the sister of Cho Hyun-ah (Heather Cho), the Korean Air heiress who made headlines around the world for the 2014 "nut rage" incident, has been caught up in her own rage controversy. Cho wrote on her FB page Thursday, subsequent to South Korean news media started reporting on the episode. South Koreans covet jobs at chaebol companies, which are among the most lucrative in the country. Read More »

President Trump says US prepared to sustain Syria strikes

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Mr Turnbull praised the US, Britain and France for acting "forcefully" to what he described as the "llegal and utterly reprehensible" actions of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. The Russian military had vowed to respond to any attack, and Russian President Vladimir Putin's administration had repeatedly warned that Trump was taking America down a risky path. Read More »

Secretary-General's statement on Syria, 13 April 2018

Experts from the world's global chemical arms watchdog are continuing their mission to probe an alleged gas attack in Douma despite Western air strikes in Syria, the body said Saturday. And in what appears to be implicit criticism of Israel for its use of force against protesters, Guterres said, "The recent violence in Gaza has resulted in many needless deaths and injuries". Read More »

Newark man sentenced to 15 months in prison on child porn charges

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He was found guilty on that charge as well, the documents say. Kyle Joy was charged with possession of child pornography, making child pornography available and making written child pornography. Talmadge is a Megan's Law offender from a previous child pornography conviction. Carlos Rodriguez-Fernandez, who lives at the home, was arrested. It also claims Chatelain admitted to downloading child pornography almost every day. Read More »

Learning about rights for crime victims

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The Orange County Crime Victim Coalition is comprised of the Orange County Crime Victims Assistance Program, Fox Hill and Bellvale Communities, Mental Health Association of Orange County-Rape Crisis, Orange County District Attorney's Office, Orange County Police Chief's Association, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Orange County STOP-DWI, the State Police and Safe Homes of Orange County. Read More »

US VP drops summit banquet, abruptly goes to hotel in Peru

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The U.S. has sharply criticized Maduro's government as undemocratic. He says, "We want one message to be clear: We are with the people of Venezuela ". Ledezma told Pence: "We ask not only for humanitarian aid, but humanitarian intervention". Maduro was not invited to the summit - but said he would not attend. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: England & Wales beaten in women's rugby sevens

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Samuel Oliech converted his own try but couldn't inspire Kenya Sevens to victory. Shujaa had earlier began their campaign with a 26-10 win over Canada. Kenya bank on Canada to thrash New Zealand thoroughly for them to have a chance of making the medal bracket. South Africa's third and final pool game, against Kenya, kicks off at 04:27 on Saturday. Read More »

Zuckerberg Vs Congress: WTF Actually Happened?

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While questions ranged from data privacy to prescription drug sales to employee diversity, most lines of inquiry highlighted the challenge of trying to grasp and confront Facebook's enormous power in consumers' lives, in ways most of its users don't completely understand. Read More »

Hearing set for man accused of killing housemate, hiding body

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Anjuman Islamia president alleged that Wednesday's bandh call given by Jammu Bar Association was "part of a well-thought-out conspiracy to polarise communities in the state by giving a criminal act a communal colour". Once, Mujey said , James allegedly raped her in a vehicle parked in a school parking lot. When her family learned she never made it there, however, they reported her missing. Read More »

United States fires 'one-time shot' at Syria after chlorine attack

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President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical weapons attack last weekend. "We are your men, Bashar", they shouted. "I ask what kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children", Trump said. Jarrod Agen, Vice President Mike Pence's deputy chief of staff, said Pence called congressional leaders from his hotel suite in Lima, Peru, to notify them of the president's plan to address ... Read More »

United Kingdom action in Syria nears after Theresa May wins Cabinet approval

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US President Donald Trump announced the military action from the White House. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very awful regime", the president said of the April 7 incident. The president called the attack "the crime of a monster " in his address to the nation. "UN resolutions have been taken, and today we might be outside the framework of these resolutions, but we are within the framework of worldwide law: This dictator is ... Read More »

Lawyers for Trump's Personal Attorney Set for Friday Court Appearance

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The hearing was set for Monday afternoon. Cohen's lawyers, for their part, have asked to review the material for themselves, a proposal which the Manhattan prosecutors are fighting. The Justice Department filing was in response to a request by Cohen for a temporary restraining order that would prevent law enforcement from reviewing certain material seized by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Monday. Read More »