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Multiple injuries after shots fired at Spokane County high school

Multiple injuries after shots fired at Spokane County high school Their ages and the extent of their injuries are not known yet. First responders and police were on scene. The Spokesman-Review reports that the school did a modified lockdown drill on Tuesday. One student at the school took a picture of her classmates apparently taking cover on the floor of their classroom and posted on Twitter. She said classes were about to begin because it's a "late sta... [Full Article...]

Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks

Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks It's a sentiment that held over the course of the dinner , as Democrats left the White House not revealing the exact details, but expressing a renewed sense of encouragement from the administration. "The need to pass the 2018 budget, deal with the deadline on raising the debt ceiling and overcoming the divisions that defeated healthcare legislation will make tax reform a tall order for 2017",... [Full Article...]

MNUCHIN: China may face new sanctions on North Korea

Significantly, it stopped short of imposing a full embargo on oil exports to North Korea, most of which come from China. " We think it's just another very small step, not a big deal ". The ship then docked in Vladivostok, Russia , before finally going to China to presumably unload its cargo. In the late 1960s, after North Korean commandos tried to ransack the presidential palace in Seoul, Sou... [Full Article...]

Thousands evacuated in Russian Federation due to false bomb threats

Thousands evacuated in Russian Federation due to false bomb threats Emergency services are working. Since September 11 dozens of schools, universities, malls, railway stations, airports and government offices have been evacuated and inspected by law enforcement in big cities all over Russian Federation - from Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok in the Far East. [Full Article...]

OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education

OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education For a man, the benefit was $US65,500 compared to the OECD average of $US154,000. The OECD's Education at a Glance 2017 report showed that 88 percent of 25-64-year-olds who had studied ICT at a tertiary level were employed in 2016, compared to just 81 percent who had studied arts, humanities, social science or journalism. [Full Article...]

United Nations appeals to worldwide community to help Rohingyas

United Nations appeals to worldwide community to help Rohingyas Remarkably silent throughout the current crisis has been 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi, who while she leads the nation's civilian government does not control its military. The National editorial went on to say that the Myanmar military is "engaged in an indiscriminate assault designed explicitly to bleach the country of its Muslim Rohingya minority population by driving them into ... [Full Article...]

Top EU official urges bloc to continue to accept migrants

Top EU official urges bloc to continue to accept migrants This comes on the heels of a provisional free-trade accord with Japan and a week before a European deal with Canada enters into force. Juncker called for an elected "single president" to lead the EU, merging his job as head of the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, and the president of the European Council of member states, now held by Donald Tusk. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court's Conservative Majority Halts Texas Redistricting Ruling

Supreme Court's Conservative Majority Halts Texas Redistricting Ruling The identified dissenters were Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor. The high court's order remains in effect while it considers an appeal from Texas. Earlier this year, a three-judge panel of a federal district court in Texas found Texas guilty of drawing the maps for their state legislative and congressional districts so that voters of color had le... [Full Article...]

Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush'

Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush' The department says Mrs. Nordman and Mrs. Hamill are enjoying the comments and knowing that millions of women are going insane over their husbands. The department responded to the comments, saying many of them made the Gainesville Police Chief blush. [Full Article...]

This is the destruction Irma left behind in Florida

This is the destruction Irma left behind in Florida So, I ask everybody to - the most important thing is to pray for us. The power outages will last for weeks in some places, exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the state. "This is the time to stay where you are". "Stay inside. Stay safe", he added. St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue has also suspended emergency services due to risky weather conditions. [Full Article...]

U.S. will pay 'due price' for sanctions, warns North Korea

Monday's US -drafted sanctions resolution, which passed unanimously, includes a ban on textile exports and a restriction on the shipments of oil products, among other measures. North Korea's state media attacked both Haley and the resolution ahead of the vote, vowing the USA would face "the greatest pain and suffering it had ever gone through in its entire history". [Full Article...]

Florida Governor Begins State Assessment in Mobile

Florida Governor Begins State Assessment in Mobile Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm early Monday as it spun northward through Florida , but forecasters warned of hazardous storm surges and "some wind gusts to near hurricane force". Yes. While all storm surge warnings and tropical storm warnings were discontinued on Monday night, the WPC has warned that a risk of flash flooding remains, with isolated rainfall of up to 5 inches pred... [Full Article...]

Five dead at Florida nursing home

Five dead at Florida nursing home Three people died at the facility in Hollywood, Florida, and two others were pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, Barbara Sharief, the Broward County mayor, said at a news briefing Wednesday morning. Ten million people are still without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas after Hurricane Irma. Twelve other storm-related deaths had been reported by the Florida Division of Emer... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton takes 'What Happened' book on tour

Hillary Clinton has described President Donald Trump's inauguration speech as a "cry from the white nationalist gut" in her first extended television interview since losing the 2016 presidential election . As for what Clinton plans to do in politics next, the wife of former President, Bill Clinton , launched a new Political Action Committee titled, "Onward Together". [Full Article...]

South Koreans Say They're Not Worried About North Korea. But Why?

The resolution imposes a ban on condensates and natural gas liquids, a cap of 2 million barrels a year on refined petroleum products, and a cap on crude oil exports to North Korea at current levels. The resolution asks countries around the world to inspect ships going in and out of North Korea's ports (a provision authorized by the Security Council in 2009) but does not authorize the use of fo... [Full Article...]

United States relationship can not be defined on basis of Afghan issue: PM

United States relationship can not be defined on basis of Afghan issue: PM He told the media persons to visit Miranshah and see for themselves how Pakistan's military had cleared the area by offering sacrifices. Abbasi says Pakistan is willing to take a number of steps over the matter, so long as the U.S. In his policy speech on Afghanistan last month, President Donald Trump came down hard on Islamabad. Pak-U.S. relations are based on cooperation and collaboration rath... [Full Article...]

Are Analysts Bearish Just Eat PLC (LON:JE) After Last Week?

Are Analysts Bearish Just Eat PLC (LON:JE) After Last Week? Argus Research initiated the shares of VOD in report on Tuesday, September 20 with "Hold" rating. About 744,293 shares traded. On Wednesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($15.50) price target on shares of Land Securities Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. [Full Article...]

Junior Cert results day for Kilkenny students

Junior Cert results day for Kilkenny students Students can also access their results through the online examination results service on www.examinations.ie from 4pm. The figure is a small increase (of three students) on the numbers who sat the exam past year, with a new junior cycle programme now in place. [Full Article...]

UN Imposes Toughest-Ever Sanctions on North Korea

The US, with support from Japan and South Korea, has called for a UN Security Council meeting on Monday to vote on a resolution with additional sanctions against North Korea. The original USA draft would have ordered all countries to impose an asset freeze and travel ban on Kim Jong Un and four other top party and government officials. [Full Article...]

Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over again

Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over again Now, evacuated Floridians are sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic to head home and face monumental cleanups throughout the state. Georgia, Alabama, and the Carolinas have had widespread power outages, too. "The President's action during these times demonstrate why he is a true leader who can bring the country together and get things done for the American people", said White House Press Secretary S... [Full Article...]


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