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School District Arms Students With Rocks

The Blue Mountain school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, which has three elementary schools and one middle school and high school, has supplied each classroom with a five-gallon bucket of river stones for students and teachers to use t...

Kids hunt for thousands of Easter eggs in Bay County

Take to the beach and hunt for shark egg cases and other fascinating items, and learn all about the sharks, rays and skates that call our coastal waters their home. More than 300 kids came out for the event. 3,000 of these Easter eggs are sprinkle...

Russian spy: Being an agent 'messed up' Skripal's life

It is not clear if she has any information that could help shed light on Skripal's movements leading up to the novichok attack that left him and daughter Yulia, 33, fighting for their lives. Meanwhile, the 23 British diplomats ordered out of Russia...

Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for N.Korea: Bolton

National security adviser H.R. McMaster has resigned and will be replaced by former U.S. ambassador and Fox News analyst John Bolton , President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday. McMaster, a three-star army general, had been expec...

Car Bomb Kills 14 in Southern Afghanistan

But Zwak put the death toll even higher at 13 dead and 45 wounded, including children. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast. "35 wounded already taken to our hospital, another four were dead on arrival", the NGO said in a Twitt...

On eve of higher metal tariffs, Trump excludes European Union, six others

Amid concerns that cheap Chinese steel will enter the US from exempted countries, Navarro says those countries must agree to quotas on exports into the U.S. And already the company is beginning to see profit losses because of the tariffs, Czachor sai...

Erdogan: Turkey neutralizes 3698 terrorists in Afrin operation

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that 3,698 terrorists have been "neutralized" in Syria's Afrin since the start of Operation Olive Branch , Anadolu reported. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turk...

Bombing kills 2 in Alexandria, targets security chief

General Mostfa al-Nimr survived the explosion in Alexandria, although the blast claimed the lives of two police officers and injured four others. Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the casualties were taken to a military hospital.

Macron Faces First Major Strike as Unions Oppose Planned Reforms

On the rail front, only 40 per cent of high-speed TGV services and 25 per cent of regular trains will be running, with workers angry at the government's plans to shake up the state-owned and highly indebted SNCF rail network. In general, the mobili...

Patriots owner Kraft lends plane to Parkland, Fla., students for rally

Via FOX 25 in Boston, the Patriots provided the transportation to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , using one of the two planes the team purchased past year. 'No report other than they took off and every...

Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'

Student Lizbeth Huitzil, 19, who arrived from Mexico 14 years ago, said she felt let down by the president "blaming another party, when it's he who can make a decision" on supporting a DACA fix. "Every Republican would vote against this disgusting ...

Congress passes new $1.3 trillion spending bill

There are a lot of things that we shouldn't have had in this bill, but we were in a sense forced if we want to build our military, ' Trump said . US President Donald Trump had threatened to veto the bill but relented at the end "as a matter of n...

Two police personnel killed; in encounter of Halmatpora in Kupwara

The militants opened fire on the army and SOG during the search & cordon operation. The encounter has brought to light gaps in the Army's vigil along the LoC as the group of terrorists had managed to sneak in almost 8-kms after crossing two ridges ...

Heart-melting Carpool Karaoke video made for World Down's Syndrome Day

It's accompanied by the hashtag #wouldntchangeathing . Singer-songwriter Perri, who reportedly gave permission for the group to use her track, said she was "so honored they chose my song". WDSD was created to advocate for those with the genetic ...

Floyd County man raped woman at gunpoint

I was like on the vehicle. "If the family accepts, I will leave them here to get an education", she went on. Cassandra Better is almost nine months pregnant. In her complaint she said that her husband was killed by unidentified men, while she along w...

Red Arrows jet crashes after 'incident' in north Wales

A Red Arrows' plane from Lincolnshire's RAF Scampton has crashed with the pilot ejecting, according to reports. "The engineer's family have been informed and have asked for a 24-hour period of grace before further details are released". Air Chief M...

Cambridge Analytica handled Rahul Gandhi's social media campaign: BJP

Rahul Gandhi was addressing a public rally in Chikkamagaluru. "In Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal they bought governments using money". While the ruling Congress is trying to retain power in Karnataka , the BJP is eyeing to seize the southern...

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy held for questioning in campaign finance case

At issue is a murky affair of Libyan spies, arms dealers and allegations that late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi provided Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign with millions of euros shipped to Paris in suitcases - allegations Sarkozy has always den...

Peru President Steps Down In TV Address

In a 2016 plea deal with the U.S. Justice Department, the construction company admitted to paying almost $800 million in bribes in a dozen countries - all but two of which are in Latin America. Kuczynski resigned a day prior to an impeachment vote ....

Hoarder had been living with dead mother for years

The devastated mum posted a heartbreaking post on Facebook, in which she wrote: "Sadly yesterday my handsome baby girl passed away!" In a later tweet in the early hours of Tuesday morning, the force said: "Sadly, we confirm that Kiara Moore, ag...

Students protest for permanent jobs in the Railways, Fadnavis holds talks

Many become apprentices with the sole aim of joining the Railways and if in such a case they are not given that chance or opportunity it's bound to create tension. The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) asked the managers of the nearby...

Egyptian court orders suspension of ride-hailing apps Uber, Careem

The lawyer representing taxi drivers, Khaled al-Gamal, told a French wire service that the ruling would have to be implemented by the government even if Careem and Uber appeal. "We will do all we can to ensure millions of Egyptians can continue to en...

NYC launches investigation into Kushner Cos

Housing Rights Initiative, a watchdog group, said the false documents made it easier for the Kushner Cos.to harass rent-regulated tenants so that it could push out low-paying tenants and replace them with higher paying ones. Two years later, the co...

Indians abducted by ISIS confirmed dead, informs Sushma Swaraj

Forty workers, mostly from poor families in northern India , were working for a construction company in Iraq when they were taken hostage in 2014 by IS after it captured Mosul. "If the government didn't have any details, why did they keep telling ev...

Trump forced staff to sign NDAs that last past his presidency

As per the agreement, in case of failure to abide by the requirement and for each unauthorized release of information, violators could face $10 million penalties. A Reuters report last month said McMaster and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly...

United States and South Korea to resume joint military drills on April 1

South Korea has notified the North about "the schedule as well as the defensive nature of the annual exercises", the Pentagon said. It mainly focusses on destroying North Korea's long-range guns more rapidly and effectively, should conflict arise,...

Six takeaways from the Nidahas Trophy

Dinesh Karthik has been playing global cricket for the last 14 years but he is still fighting for a permanent spot in the Indian team. "A few of the guys who are experienced are nurturing the younger guys". India was at a comfortable position till ...

Trump's lawyer says it's time to end the Russian Federation investigation

Another Gem recently added...does anyone think this is fair? "And yet, there is NO COLLUSION!" The renewed assault on Mueller has raised concerns among many lawmakers, and even some in Trump's Republican party have advised Trump to drop the thre...

Li Keqiang gets second term as China's Prime Minister

The familiar-sounding pledges from Beijing came as the prospect of a global trade war loomed in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump imposition of hefty import tariffs on steel and aluminium earlier this month. The 62-year-old, however, spent ...

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The elderly singleton - of the subspecies Ceratotherium simum cottoni* - had to be euthanised after his condition - which was related to his age - significantly worsened, leaving the animal unable to stand and in considerable pain, his keepers said.

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...