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Preble Shawnee Board of Education appoints new treasurer

Preble Shawnee Board of Education appoints new treasurer District numbers show that while enrollment has been dropping overall, 88 percent of Sheridan students are students of color this year, up from 81.9 percent in the fall of 2010. Tension among Grove City school board members continues to disrupt some of their meetings. That encompasses early childhood through 12th grade, and is an increase of 33 students from this year. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg Testimony Doesn't Change Our View on Facebook

Zuckerberg Testimony Doesn't Change Our View on Facebook David Fraser, a Halifax privacy lawyer, isn't convinced that the narrative is accurate. But now more people are talking about how Facebook tracks people who are not logged into Facebook, or even those who have no Facebook accounts, across the web to create their "shadow profoles". [Full Article...]

Ecuador president says journalists likely killed

Ecuador president says journalists likely killed Late Thursday, Ecuador's free speech advocacy group Fundamedios posted on Twitter that it had "received photographs from a Colombian media outlet related to the situation of the kidnapped journalistic team". "We are torn apart, there are people who've had to seek medical attention to calm down, it's very hard", said Monica Mendoza, a top editor at the century-old newspaper, Ecuador's most-... [Full Article...]

Alfie Evans protesters assemble ready for fresh demonstration outside Alder Hey Hospital

Alfie Evans protesters assemble ready for fresh demonstration outside Alder Hey Hospital Speaking on Friday outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, where Alfie is being cared for, Tom Evans said a jet he had chartered to take his son overseas on Thursday night had been stopped by the hospital. Although Alfie's parents have already lined up a hospital in Rome to provide him with a proper care and treatment plan, British courts as well as the European Court have sided with t... [Full Article...]

La Crosse sounds tornado sirens for 'Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week'

La Crosse sounds tornado sirens for 'Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week' Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats. We should see strong to severe storms race through East Texas during the rest of the day today with the stronger storms expected once they arrive in our area. Tornado watches have been issued for the majority of East Texas until 10 p.m. this evening. Colder air will begin to move into central Minnesota Friday afternoon and evening, changing ... [Full Article...]

SUV that into river belonged to missing family, officers determine

SUV that into river belonged to missing family, officers determine Between the two search days, the Swift Water Rescue Teams were able to cover approximately 12 miles of the Eel river, just north of the town of Leggett in California. "Some of these items were consistent with a Honda vehicle". Authorities did not elaborate on items that were found in the river this week, but said that a vehicle seen going into the river on April 6, when a massive storm swamped a... [Full Article...]

'Unreliable and evasive': Indian athletes banned from Commonwealth Games

'Unreliable and evasive': Indian athletes banned from Commonwealth Games With a jaw-dropping performance in the finals and a record score of 30, Anish became the youngest Indian gold medallist at the CWG. This is the seventh CWG medal for Tejaswini, following two golds in 2006, a pair of silvers and a bronze in 2010 and a silver in womens 50m rifle prone in the ongoing edition. [Full Article...]

The "punk turtle" has been put on the endangered species list

The Almost half a century ago, people fascinated by the weird turtle started keeping it as a pet. A reptile biologist says the pet trade led to the loss of an entire generation of Mary river turtles. It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals. This biological function allows the turtle - referred to as a "butt breather" - to stay under... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers meet in secret as teachers chant: 'Show your face'

Lawmakers meet in secret as teachers chant: 'Show your face' The program reimburses companies for up to 35 percent of their approved costs when they film movies, television shows and commercials inside Kentucky. She says she would rather be in the classroom Friday morning but she is so anxious about education spending that she made a decision to miss work to make sure her voice was heard. [Full Article...]

Vinyl is about to go 'HD' and the circle is complete

Vinyl is about to go 'HD' and the circle is complete It will also remove the need for harsh chemicals that are typically associated with producing vinyl records, so it really is a win-win. Pitchfork reports that a 2016 European patent filing describes a new way to create vinyl records that have higher audio fidelity, longer playing times, and a louder volume than their standard definition counterparts. [Full Article...]

Father Accused of Incest Killed Dover Woman, Infant

Father Accused of Incest Killed Dover Woman, Infant Steven and his ex-wife gave Katie up for adoption in 1998. Alyssa later took out protective orders against Steven, so he could not go near her or their two younger daughters. Officers responding to evaluations of gunfire spherical 8:40 a.m.in New Milford, Connecticut, found two victims contained within the pickup truck with a window shot out, police Lt. [Full Article...]

PM Modi attends concluding ceremony of Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha

PM Modi attends concluding ceremony of Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha He asserted that his government is ready to take all necessary measures to equip the armed forces to bolster their strength. In less than four years, we have issued 794 more export permissions, for a total value of over 1.3 billion dollars, he said. [Full Article...]

Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant Gannon was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital where was later pronounced dead. A police officer on Cape Cod was shot in the head and killed Thursday while serving a warrant, local media reported . The officer's K9 confederate moreover suffered from what looked to be a gunshot wound, Massachusetts State Police knowledgeable a reporter from the outlet, and the animal was dropped at a veterinarian. [Full Article...]

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria retired; 2018 names announced

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria retired; 2018 names announced With these four, the names of 86 hurricanes have been retired since 1953, the year the National Hurricane Center began developing lists of names for Atlantic tropical storms. Harvey, which dumped up to five feet (1.52 m) of rain on southeast Texas, and Maria, which ravaged Puerto Rico and Dominica, are the second- and third-costliest storms in USA history, NOAA said. [Full Article...]

Kevin Spacey Sexual Assault Case Under Review by LA District Attorney

Kevin Spacey Sexual Assault Case Under Review by LA District Attorney Prosecutors started reviewing the case from 5 April. The statute of limitation for sexual assault in California is generally 10 years. In October, out actor Anthony Rapp ( Star Trek: Discovery ) accused Spacey ( House of Cards ) of sexual misconduct when the two actors were working on Broadway and Rapp was 14. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border, one martyred

Thousands of Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border, one martyred At least 30 Palestinians were wounded, the health ministry in Gaza said, with one shot in the head. Such weekly demonstrations are to continue to mid-May, keeping tensions high along the volatile border. Gaza has been under an Israeli blockade for a decade and unemployment is approaching 50 percent. Several thousand people gathered Friday at one of the tent camps, east of Gaza City. [Full Article...]

Raid on Trump's lawyer was connected to 'Access Hollywood' tape

Raid on Trump's lawyer was connected to 'Access Hollywood' tape The FBI agents who raided the office and hotel of President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen , were seeking details on his relationship with the Trump campaign and his efforts to suppress negative information about Mr Trump, according to three people briefed on the matter. [Full Article...]

Chuck Schumer warns Trump not to fire Robert Mueller

Chuck Schumer warns Trump not to fire Robert Mueller Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) told Mic in a phone interview Thursday, saying that the special counsel would be "hobbled" if Trump were to terminate the deputy attorney general, who has overseen the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe since attorney general Jeff Sessions recused himself in early 2017. [Full Article...]

Blood samples show nerve agent, chlorine in Syria gas attack

Blood samples show nerve agent, chlorine in Syria gas attack The Syrian government said it would facilitate the mission's investigation, which was to begin Saturday. "Of course, the chemical attack is what pushed us to agree" to a withdrawal from Douma, said Yasser Dalwan, a high-ranking member of Jaish al-Islam. [Full Article...]

Kremlin Spokesman Warns Against Syria Strike

Next week, who knows? As reported by the state-run Tass news agency, Yevtushenko added that Syria's official flag had now been hoisted over Douma, signaling control over Eastern Ghouta. The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town. France's foreign minister has cancelled trips to Albania and Slovenia because of risin... [Full Article...]


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