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Acadiana schools participate in National School of Choice Week

This was started back in 2011 to raise awareness for enrollment options. It will be the largest series of education-related events and activities in US history. Students sing the National Anthem at UNLV to celebrate National School Choice Week Tues...

Satellite spots massive troop movement inside North Korea

Pompeo said U.S. President Donald Trump has been focused on pursuing a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis, but the Central Intelligence Agency was working to give him a variety of other options. The North's abrupt decision to commemorate ...

Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election by April

On Jan. 23, 2018, the assembly ordered presidential elections by April 30. Maduro said if the country's progressive forces backed him as their candidate, he would stand for a second term. Venezuela's national constituent assembly voted unanimously ...

Yosemite National Park Open But Services Are Curtailed

Example of services that could be open: a free-standing gift shop, lodge, restaurant or gas station that requires no assistance from the Park to operate. "Gates would be open and people could enter, but there would be virtually no staff on hand to...

Trump Puts Immigration In The Hands Of 'True Believer' Stephen Miller

Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., Sunday after Graham said WH staff was making a deal on immigration "very hard". The South Carolina Republican warned earlier in the day that with Miller in charge of immigration, negotiations are "going nowhere".

Tillerson tours US Embassy in London criticized by Trump

Mattis calls North Korea situation "sobering" Mattis: North Korea situation "sobering" MORE on Monday visited the new USA embassy in London, which has been the subject of criticism from President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Se...

Rutgers for 2nd straight win over ranked opponent

Mississippi State (20-0, 6-0 SEC) also got off to a 20-0 start last season and went on to finish 34-5 with a loss to SC in the NCAA Tournament final. Rutgers slipped to 17-5 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten with its second straight loss since being men...

Pennsylvania court tosses state's congressional map

The confluence of challenges and court rulings concerning so-called partisan gerrymandering raises the political stakes on the eve of the 2018 midterm elections , when Republican control of Congress and many state legislatures is up for grab...

Indian Supreme Court allows screening of controversial film Padmavat

On the other hand, violence and arson erupted in parts of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Haryana on Monday ahead of the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama as the Karni Sena on Monday warned of "enormous outburst of people" if the movie...

Trump's Davos Trip Is 'Day-to-Day' During Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump was also scheduled to attend, meet with world leaders and deliver a big speech , but the administration has since backed off on the certainty of the trip. The latter believes it is critical to use WEF Davos as a plat...

Kevin Davis, Baltimore police commissioner, ousted by Mayor Catherine Pugh

Davis, the outgoing commissioner, replaced Commissioner Anthony Batts in July 2015 when then-Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake fired Commissioner Anthony Batts. He also wanted to let violent repeat offenders know they are on notice. "We're c...

Winter storm expected to hit Nebraska, parts of Iowa, Kansas

Significant accumulations of 15 to 20 centimetres are likely. Communities around Rochester could see around.04 inches of ice on the ground before the snow starts falling. Forecasters say it appears the Omaha area should miss the brunt of a strong w...

Borussia Dortmund confirm Arsenal bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

But the clubs are now in talks over a deal that would breach Arsenal's record £46.5m move for Alexandre Lacazette . Watzke has now confirmed that a formal offer has been lodged by the Premier League club, with reports suggesting that Dortmun...

Sens. Perdue and Cotton: Trump did not make inflammatory immigration comments

Trump told a bipartisan group of senators in the Oval Office, according to the Washington Post and CNN . Trump is being quoted as saying, "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" then suggesting the USA shou...

Mike Vrabel Early Favorite To Land Titans' Head Coaching Job

Mularkey went 21-22 as the Titans head coach over the past two seasons and led the franchise to its first playoff victory in 14 years. The last four seasons he was with the Houston Texans , including a stint as their defensive coordinator in 2017....

Calls for Donald Trump to be weighed on live TV

It's not hard for a person without any cognitive impairment to get a ideal score on the MoCA , said Dr. Collin Herman, a neurology resident physician at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in North Carolina. He says the president's language can fe...

Elina Svitolina Into Fourth Round, Ends 15-Year-Old Marta Kostyuk's Run

Kostyuk , who had nine double faults Friday, including on match point, received entry into qualifying because of her junior girls' victory a year ago at the Australian Open . Open champion Angelique Kerber are playing each other Saturday. "I learn...

Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible

Although the leader opened the door to a bespoke trade deal with the United Kingdom, he insisted full access to the single market without accepting its rules was "not feasible". She has, however, noted that a comprehensive trade deal covering goods a...

Kerber crushes Sharapova at Australian Open

The German has ben in exceptional form this year, after a thoroughly disappointing 2017, and she levelled her head-to-head with the five-time major victor in what was a very professional display. She started the match in strong fashion, not offering ...

Twitter Emailing Users Who Retweeted, Liked Or Followed Russian-Linked Accounts

The #releasethememo Twitter cloudburst also appears to be a microcosm of what USA intelligence officials say are Kremlin efforts to fan political divisions in the United States after having meddled in the 2016 presidential election, according to a ...

The world is losing it over the New Zealand PM's pregnancy announcement

The 37-year-old anxious her staff might notice she was eating constantly, and only the same foods. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Gayford would be a "stay-at-home" dad, she added. New Zealanders of...

Toronto police identify possible gay serial killer

Months after dismissing growing fears about a potential serial killer prowling Toronto's gay village, police said Thursday they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for the presumed deaths of at least two men who disappeared from the nei...

Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout

The Security Council meeting today on the theme of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: confidence-building measures was convened by Kazakhstan in its capacity as the President of the Security Council for the month of January. Last Frida...

Two civilians killed, several injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The BSF officer added that Pakistan was hitting civilian villages, and that the Border Security Force was giving a "befitting reply". Atleast 18 civilians were injured in Arnia and RS Pura sector in cross-border firing and two of them succumbed to ...

Canadians urged to be cautious in Jamaican resorts

St. James Parish, which includes the popular vacation destination, has seen an uptick in violent crime lately, leading authorities to declare a state of emergency , impose a temporary curfew and increase military presence in the area. Mr Holness sai...

Senate Re-Authorizes FISA Section 702 Another 6 Years

The American people deserve better than warrantless wiretapping", said Sen. Intelligence officials have so far refused to tell Congress how many unknowing Americans have had their personal communications collected under the program.

US Vice-President Arrives in Egypt

The leaders met for almost 2½ hours at the presidential palace and delivered brief statements before a small group of reporters who are traveling with Pence - a almost nine-minute event that only happened after intense negotiation between Pence's sta...

Militants attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

A deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry confirmed that there were four attackers. According to one witness, who did not want to be named, the attackers took some hotel staff and guests hostage. An AFP reporter who attended the conference p...

Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

Late past year, the justices allowed the entire travel ban issued in September to go into effect pending appeal. The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a challenge to the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Israeli Prime Minister Unveils Memorial for Mumbai Attack Victims

Moshe Holtzberg's parents were among six people gunned down at the Jewish center, which was one of the targets of the 10 Muslim militants who rampaged through India's financial capital for three days almost a decade ago. "This place is a place of di...

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Iran wants Europeans to present economic package by end of May

Mr Khamenei made five demands to European countries, warning unless they were met Iran would resume its enrichment of uranium. The meeting between Iran, Britain, France, Germany,...

Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The Commerce Department last month had blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years, accusing it of misleading USA regulators, after it had settled cha...

US Warns Syria Of "Firm" Measures For Ceasefire Violations

The U.S. and Israel are growing increasingly concerned about Iranian military activities in Syria in support of Assad. The Israel Defense Forces refused to comment on the attack. O...

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

After rain and wind blew through Hubballi, the entire roof of a building in Udyama Nagara there which houses Venkateshwara Steels and George Oakes, flew away. Salalah and the surro...

Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president

Mr Macron has been openly critical of Moscow's unwavering support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, whom he has repeatedly shielded at the UN Security Council by thwarting attem...

Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami

The Labour Party in Britain wants Vedanta Resources Plc.to be de-listed from the London Stock Exchange after 13 people died while protesting against Sterlite Copper's smelt...

Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch

Vekselberg is Columbus Nova's biggest client. Intrater told the Times that Vekselberg had no role in the decision to hire Cohen. A representative for Vekselberg also did not resp...

2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

Students and parents said Seaman, a science teacher who also coaches football and track, helped stop the shooter, who pulled out a gun and opened fire while a seventh-grade cla...

Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum

The letter said these experiences with the people they serve left the priests with the firm conviction of the wonder of human life that begins at conception. Abortion is an issue ...

Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as Chinese Heavy Bombers Circle the Island

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in January that he hoped "all African countries can appear in the family portrait of China-Africa cooperation, without anyone miss...

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Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

The Late Late Show, as well as the Irish Times, conducted exit polls - that's where they stop voters on the way out of the polling station and ask them how they voted - on the is...

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

According to Peel Regional Police, two suspects detonated the device and fled the scene. Three of them have suffered " critical blast injuries " and were rushed to a Toronto tr...

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

Weak El Nino conditions - water warming on the surface of the ocean along the equator - could develop during the hurricane season . No matter what the season may hold - looking ...

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

The JIT appealed for information from anyone who knew who gave the orders before the passenger jet was shot down. Prosecutors said they have presented their findings to Moscow an...

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

The Arms features represent her home state of California as well as her new life as a member of the Royal Family . The Duchess of Sussex is now the holder of a Coat of Arms ...

North Korea's explosive,

North Korea's explosive, "peace-loving" gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

Many observers had expected a belligerent North Korean response to Trump's cancellation, but the comments by Kim, the North's vice foreign minister, seemed, at times , nearly me...

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Upon leaving Shanghai, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was approached by a stranger, who asked her to take a backpack back to Melbourne. The grandmother, and mother-of-four, told la...

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Police are still trying to identify the attacker and the victims. The SUV, in a scramble to leave the lot, causes its passenger to fall out of the vehicle . The man with the sled...

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Mark and Christina Rotondo brought the court case after several eviction letters offering money and other help were ignored. "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we ha...