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DeVos approves revised Washington education plan

DeVos approves revised Washington education plan

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Washington's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which South Dakota can improve education for its students". The bill has no impact on funding, but ESSA will require states to report spending by individual schools. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook selfie clue helps convict Canadian woman who killed her friend

Facebook selfie clue helps convict Canadian woman who killed her friend

In the hours following Gargol's murder, Antoine played the part of the concerned friend on social media. In court, Crown prosecutor Robin Ritter outlined a complicated investigation that took almost two years to complete. The police also reviewed security footage of the bars Antoine said she went to that night and found no trace of her there. Antoine pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kelly told Dems some of Trump's immigration promises were 'uninformed'

Kelly told Dems some of Trump's immigration promises were 'uninformed'

Some lawmakers who met with Kelly Wednesday recalled his remarks differently. Several outlets report Kelly told a group of Democratic lawmakers that some of President Donald Trump's campaign promises on immigration were "uninformed". "He used the word 'evolved, '" Grijalva said, adding that Kelly said Trump has "evolved, in the general context of the wall and DACA, and he said you make campaign promises; that's different from governing". Consulte Mais Informação

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British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake

British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake

Ms Blake had been in Australia for eight months and had spent much of her time working on a farm in Victoria before moving to the city, ... Australian police have not said where Ms Blake was from in the UK. Mr Dresner described Mr Gurung as a "model employee" who "worked hard, worked long hours" and was polite. New South Wales police said postmortem examinations were conducted on the two bodies and would form part of the brief to the coroner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Governor Wolf to Modernize Outdated Overtime Rules

Governor Wolf to Modernize Outdated Overtime Rules

Wolf's regulatory proposal, which he wants to phase in over four years, would raise the minimum salary level to be eligible for overtime, or getting time-and-a-half pay for time worked over 40 hours in a week. The organization's president and CEO, Gene Barr, said Wednesday that it'll increase the cost of doing business, make workplace schedules less flexible and potentially reduce pay for former salary workers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jumento sobe em telhado de casa em Cajazeiras, Sertão da PB

Jumento sobe em telhado de casa em Cajazeiras, Sertão da PB

Na filmagem, é possível ver que o animal, antes de despencar, quebra algumas telhas e fica preso nas madeiras do telhado. O autor do vídeo que registrou a cena é José Klebson, que mora no mesmo bairro. O animal conseguiu subir no imóvel porque o mesmo se localiza muito perto de um morro de onde ele teria pulado. "O pessoal está criticando, mas não sabe realmente o que estava acontecendo e porque houve um pouco de demora para os bombeiros chegarem", disse ele se referindo a ocorrência de ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US Says Kabul Closer To Holding Peace Talks With Taliban

US Says Kabul Closer To Holding Peace Talks With Taliban

As the peace talks will be Afghan-led, the Kabul government did request that the Security Council have influence in to bring Pakistan onboard. Though the Afghan government still controls less than two-thirds of the country, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on January 17 touted the new strategy as a success and specifically mentioned possible future direct talks with the Taliban. Consulte Mais Informação

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Secretary Tillerson outlines U.S. main goals to be achieved in Syria

Secretary Tillerson outlines U.S. main goals to be achieved in Syria

In a speech on the USA strategy to help end Syria's seven-year civil war, Tillerson stressed that the mission of the U.S. military is to destroy the Islamic State group and prevent its return. Tillerson promised help on the ground - clearing landmines and restoring utilities ravaged by almost seven years of war - and within the United Nations, where Washington would strive to secure a Syrian peace process as well as free elections. Consulte Mais Informação

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Winter weather takes aim at North Carolina

Winter weather takes aim at North Carolina

Expect bountiful blue January skies out there today and those same frigid temperatures will try to rebound this afternoon. Below average temperatures are expected from the northern Mid-Atlantic into the South, with a warm-up along the way from the north-central USA into the central plains, according to the National Weather Service . Consulte Mais Informação

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United States insists it's not forming new 'army' in Syria

United States insists it's not forming new 'army' in Syria

Now, the USA has a new assignment for Kurdish fighters: Police Syria's borders with Turkey and Iraq, to ensure that remnants of Islamic State don't coalesce into any kind of comeback. The BSF will deploy to the northern border with Turkey, the southeastern border with Iraq and along the Euphrates River, which acts as a border between the US-backed SDF and Syrian regime and Russian forces. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ramaphosa talks tough against corruption, state capture ahead of WEF

Ramaphosa talks tough against corruption, state capture ahead of WEF

Two of the world's largest rating agencies, S&P and Fitch, a year ago downgraded South Africa's rating to "junk" status, citing political and policy uncertainty as well as instability at State companies. We have started seeing the beginning processes of precisely that. "We want them to act with urgency and increase the tempo of action that is being taken". Consulte Mais Informação

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ChaiOS is the 'text bomb' that's borking iMessage on macOS and iOS

ChaiOS is the 'text bomb' that's borking iMessage on macOS and iOS

Once clicked on, the link redirects iMessage to a GitHub page, which then tries to open a massive list of text, which eventually overloads iOS and crashes the iPhone . From there, he said , the app won't load any messages and will continue to crash. We expect Apple will be sending one out soon enough, although the company didn't respond to our request for comment, or give any additional details on what it's doing to fix chaiOS. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 Uzbeks

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 Uzbeks

A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russian Federation, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday. One of the drivers said the passengers were Uzbek nationals and the vehicle was registered in Kazakhstan, ministry official Ruslan Imankulov told AFP. Consulte Mais Informação

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First Female Premier Set to Lead Romania Amid Anticorruption Protests

First Female Premier Set to Lead Romania Amid Anticorruption Protests

Late Monday Mihai Tudose resigned as prime minister after a power struggle with the head of the ruling Social Democrats (PSD), Liviu Dragnea. In 2014, she was elected as deputy in the European Parliament for a second term. Previous party attempts to decriminalise some corruption offences were seen by the public as an attempt to avoid prosecution and sparked massive street protests. Consulte Mais Informação

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