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Louisiana teacher removed from school board meeting in handcuffs

Louisiana teacher removed from school board meeting in handcuffs She questioned the raise a time when pay teachers and other staff has stagnated, despite larger class sizes and improved outcomes for students. Ms Hargrave appeared to leave the meeting willingly after the officer approached her and asked her to do so, but in the hallway video showed that she was on the ground being handcuffed and asking "what are you doing?" repeatedly. [Full Article...]

I'll Sign Any Immigration Bill Congress Sends Me

I'll Sign Any Immigration Bill Congress Sends Me At a White House meeting with Republican and Democratic members of Congress Tuesday, Sen. And, if Republicans can convince Trump to accept more money for border security overall as a win on the wall. The discussions on immigration were taking place in the aftermath of the president's public blow-up with former campaign and White House adviser Steve Bannon, one of the architects of Trump's calls ... [Full Article...]

UIDAI files FIR against The Tribune, reporter Rachna Khaira

UIDAI files FIR against The Tribune, reporter Rachna Khaira While Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad argued that the FIR was "against unknown" persons, the Congress demanded its withdrawal and alleged that the "minister does not seem to have read the FIR or may be his reading of the FIR is extremely selective and he chooses to skip over the names". [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon apologises to 'patriot' Trump Jr

Steve Bannon apologises to 'patriot' Trump Jr Wolff's book " Fire and Fury - Inside the Trump White House " portrays Trump as unfocused, unprepared and petty while presiding over a chaotic White House. "No one questions the stability of the president", Haley said. Chatter about Mr Trump's mental fitness for office has intensified in recent months on cable news shows and among Democrats in Congress. [Full Article...]

Trump administration proposes $18b for border wall extension

Trump administration proposes $18b for border wall extension The proposal by Customs and Border Protection calls for 316 miles (505 kilometers) of additional barrier by September 2027, bringing total coverage to 970 miles (1,552 kilometers), or almost half the border, according to a US official with direct knowledge of the matter. [Full Article...]

Baltimore Schools Closed Thursday After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms

Baltimore Schools Closed Thursday After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms People are now donating to a GoFundMe campaign to supply local schools with heaters and outerwear. "We want students to have every possible opportunity for teaching and learning, and we also want to make sure that students can get the services and supports that many families rely on - for example, warm meals and before and after-school care", Alison Perkins-Cohen, BCPS chief of staff, wro... [Full Article...]

Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes

Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes Interested in Egypt? Add Egypt as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Egypt news, video, and analysis from ABC News. There were reports that up to 12 people were injured. In 2016, Egypt temporarily halted balloon flights after 22 Chinese tourists suffered minor injuries in a crash landing of their hot air balloon. Sixteen people were injured in a Luxor hot air balloon flight in 2011 a... [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for 2 kids as woman's death is investigated

Amber Alert issued for 2 kids as woman's death is investigated Police believe that Terry Allen Miles, 44, is connected to the suspicious death and the abduction. The two girls lived in the home as well and were believed to have been abducted. The suspect is driving a gray, 2017 Hyundai Accent with a TX license plate JGH-9845. The vehicle has a white sticker in the upper right corner of the rear window, the Statesman reported . [Full Article...]

Trump's first tweet of 2018: United States 'foolishly' gave aid to Pakistan

Trump's first tweet of 2018: United States 'foolishly' gave aid to Pakistan The Trump administration said in August that it was delaying sending the US$255 million in aid to Pakistan. "Pakistan has fought hard and suffered heavily against those terrorists focused on its government, and now we are asking them to focus on the terrorists that are attacking Afghanistan and attacking the coalition", he continued. [Full Article...]

'We Palestinians Condemn Ambassador Sharing Stage With Hafiz Saeed'

'We Palestinians Condemn Ambassador Sharing Stage With Hafiz Saeed' What followed was a calculated measure from Palestine, who said, "it was an unintended mistake, but not justified". We also condemn sharing of a stage with him by any Palestinian official, an act that contradicts our people's principled commitment to universal human rights and democracy and undermines the decades-long friendship between the Indian people and the people of Palestine. [Full Article...]

Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade

Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade The ship can carry 5,100 tons of oil and has a crew mostly from China and Myanmar, Yonhap News Agency reported, adding that South Korea's intelligence and customs officials are conducting a joint probe into the vessel. Earlier this month, the US requested the U.N. Security Council to deny access to ports worldwide to 10 ships suspected of violating trade sanctions on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Multiple Officers Shot, Injured in Colorado

Multiple Officers Shot, Injured in Colorado The Denver News is reporting that there are reports of multiple deputies shot. This article will continue to be updated as more information is released. It's not known if they are law enforcement. Authorities say an emergency shelter has been set up for those displaced by the shooting. We can only imagine the depth of grief they are experiencing. [Full Article...]

Ex-football star George Weah wins Liberia presidential poll

Ex-football star George Weah wins Liberia presidential poll French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the ex-star striker's victory in a tweet on Friday. And the former Monaco and PSG player in his response, used the opportunity to advise the two-time African Footballer of the Year to serve his people. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday

Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday A winter weather advisory is in effect for a portion of East Central Illinois beginning at noon Friday . "Locally some spots could see closer to 5". Wind chills as low as 30 or 40 below zero are expected, especially in areas across the hi-line and eastern Montana. The advisory will begin today at 2 p.m. [Full Article...]

President Trump talks Russian Federation investigation with the Times

President Trump talks Russian Federation investigation with the Times U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he believes he will be fairly treated in a special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. "Timing-wise, I can't tell you. It makes the country look very bad, and it puts the country in a very bad position", said Mr. Trump. "And I have great respect for that, I'll be honest". [Full Article...]

More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said an unknown number of suicide attackers set off an explosion outside the center before carrying out an attack inside. A deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Nasrat Rahimi, said that at least 40 people had been killed and another 30 wounded, but that was an initial accounting. [Full Article...]

Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll

Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll Hillary Clinton , meanwhile, is the woman Americans most admire for the 16th year in a row. Read their full exchange . More folks admire first lady Melania Trump than singer Beyoncé or Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton , according to the latest poll from Gallup released Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump's Kwanzaa Statement Leaves Out Obama-Era Praise For African-American Values

Trump's Kwanzaa Statement Leaves Out Obama-Era Praise For African-American Values The seven-night-festival celebrates African-American and Pan-African culture. Trump just days ago took credit for getting people to say "Merry Christmas " again. The seven principles are: Umoja (unity), Kujichagulia (self-determination), Ujima (collective work and responsibility), Ujamaa (cooperative economics), Nia (purpose), Kuumba (creativity), and Imani (faith). [Full Article...]

Albemarle Announces Christmas Tree Recycling Details

Albemarle Announces Christmas Tree Recycling Details Baltimore County collectors will pick up Christmas trees in standard trash/recycling trucks, and deliver them to county facilities to be chipped and later used as mulch. The City of Wilmington will offer tree pickup with regularly scheduled trash services. The county says in a press release that since the program began, an average of 2,300 trees have been collected annually, yielding over 110 cu... [Full Article...]

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway Pedestrians and passengers on the bus were among those killed, Moscow police said. The bus driver operating the vehicle told investigators that the bus started moving suddenly and that he applied the brakes, but they did not work. The bus driver was also detained and questioned, authorities said. "According to preliminary information, five people died". Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered... [Full Article...]


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