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Students join teachers to demand school funding

Students join teachers to demand school funding

Hato Pētera School, a Māori Catholic school on Auckland's North Shore, employs four teachers and one administrator - but Stephanie Pomare is its only student. That's why they're teachers". Teacher quality is probably the most important starting point in the overall quality of an education system. Arizona is now ranked No. Read More

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Los Angeles buildings sway as quake hits off coast

One woman said the quake's "rolling motion" caused walls to creak and items to swing in Torrance. Seismologist Lucy Jones told NBC Los Angeles: "This is a completely normal sort of quake for Southern California". Maridel Jamero, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) operator, said in an interview Thursday that they did not receive any information on damages or casualties. Read More

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London murder rate overtakes NY for first time as crime surges

London murder rate overtakes NY for first time as crime surges

London remains one of the safest cities in the world. According to the Sunday Times , 15 people were murdered in London in February, while 14 were killed in NY. "There are so many drugs, stabbings, and killings", she added. "Knife crimes and violent crimes act like an epidemic, so you need to go in at the source to cut it off and then you need to inoculate the future young people against it", she said. Read More

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Britains Prince Philip admitted to hospital for hip surgery

Britains Prince Philip admitted to hospital for hip surgery

The Duke stepped down from his public duties last summer, but occasionly does still attend events with the Queen. Prince Philip was admitted at King Edward VII Hospital in central London earlier in the day. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip return to Buckingham Palace in a carriage Saturday, June 17, 2017, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London. Read More

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Smriti Irani says Centre willing to engage with journalists' bodies to fight

Smriti Irani says Centre willing to engage with journalists' bodies to fight

However, amid strong opposition by journalists and heated debate over the issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened and ordered withdrawal of the release and the move was rolled back. The AAP and CPI-M likened the situation to the "emergency". The bill does not appear to clearly define fake news but it allows for broad consequences, including fines of over 120,000 US dollars as well as jail. Read More

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China says Tiangong-1 space station to enter Earth's atmosphere on Monday

China says Tiangong-1 space station to enter Earth's atmosphere on Monday

The chances of Tiangong-1's re-entry are slightly higher in New Zealand, Tasmania, the northern states of the U.S., northern China , the Middle East, central Italy, northern Spain, and parts of South America and southern Africa. In March 2016, an official Chinese statement said Tiangong-1 had terminated its data service. Subsequent communiques to the United Nations promised to provide a "timely forecast of its re-entry" and that Beijing would "continue to closely track and monitor ... Read More

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LeBron James' 'Uninterrupted' Threatens to Sue University of Alabama for Copyright Infringement

LeBron James' 'Uninterrupted' Threatens to Sue University of Alabama for Copyright Infringement

Uninterrupted's " The Shop ", which premiered during the 2017 NBA Finals, has previously released two episodes and filmed a third, that including LeBron and others having conversations while getting haircuts. It also remains unclear whether Uninterrupted , whose barbershop show has reportedly generated four million views since debuting past year, objects specifically to the Shop Talk name and logo or to the very idea of a taped conversation between sports figures in a barbershop. Read More

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CU may be under 4 inches of snow when storm ends

CU may be under 4 inches of snow when storm ends

The last time Philadelphia had April snow was 1996 when it 2.4 inches fell. As of right now, the southern portion of the state is not expected to be impacted by the storm. The team warned baseball fans to check for weather delays ahead of the home opener at 1pm. In the Twin Cities, most residents saw about 2-3 inches, while areas like (parts of) St. Read More

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No new military intervention in northern Syria, France says

No new military intervention in northern Syria, France says

On Friday, Erdogan criticised France's "wrong stance" and snubbed Macron's offer of establishing a dialogue between Ankara and the SDF. The SDF is fighting against the Islamic State group. The casualties appeared to be the first to be killed or wounded in an attack this year on the coalition. "It has been stated that terrorists in Manbij should leave the region immediately, otherwise Turkey will not hesitate to take the initiative there as it did in other regions", the MGK, which is ... Read More

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Officials believe six kids were in SUV that plunged off cliff

Officials believe six kids were in SUV that plunged off cliff

Their parents also died Monday. The sheriff said the crash scene was unusual because the Yukon had traveled some 75 feet (23 meters ) along a dirt pullout before plummeting off the cliff and no skid marks or brake marks were found. The 100ft (31 metre) drop killed the parents, both 39, and their children Markis Hart, 19, Jeremiah Hart, 14 and Abigail Hart, 14. But rescue teams are continuing to search for Hannah Hart, 16, Devonte Hart , 15, and Sierra Hart, 12, who they believe were also ... Read More

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Turkish attack on Afrin 'unjustified,' 'ethnic cleansing,' says Swedish party leader

Turkish attack on Afrin 'unjustified,' 'ethnic cleansing,' says Swedish party leader

The EU has never fulfilled this promise. "There is no question that we must act completely like them", added Mr Erdogan, who earlier this week met European Union chiefs for a crunch summit in Bulgaria. However, with regard to the military operation in Afrin, Erdogan said he expects the EU's support in dealing with terrorists. "It would be a mistake for a Europe that claims to be a global power to keep Turkey outside of expansion policies", Erdogan said. Read More

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Kim Jong-un reportedly in China

Kim Jong-un reportedly in China

Analysts say the visit may be part of a broader shift by the North to pivot from a confrontational stance to diplomatic outreach. The most recent trip was in August 2011 , months before Kim Jong Il's death, when he visited Moscow to meet with then President Dmitry Medvedev. Read More

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation withdraws accreditation of 7 Russian diplomats

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation withdraws accreditation of 7 Russian diplomats

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has today rounded on Russia too, kicking out seven of its Russian diplomats from its worldwide mission. Many EU countries also ordered Russian diplomats out. "Yesterday was a significant moment in our response to this reckless act of aggression, but there is still more to be done as we work with worldwide partners on a long-term response to the challenge posed by Russian Federation", her spokesman reported May as saying. Read More

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