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Qld calls for more federal schools funding

Qld calls for more federal schools funding

Students shoudn't just be finishing the year meeting age or year-based expectations but with a full year's worth of extra knowledge, the report by businessman David Gonski says. An urgent review of year 11 and 12 curricula, which vary from state to state, was needed in part to counter the undue focus placed on getting students into university, Mr Gonski argued. Consulte Mais Informação

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No. 2 Oregon Ducks sweep softball series against No. 4 Washington

The No. 2 Ducks improved to 41-7 overall and 15-3 in the Pac-12. Next up: The Ducks will be back in Eugene to take on Utah starting at 7 p.m. Friday in their final home series of the season. A passed-ball later in the third allowed Gwen Svekis to score from third and OR plated five runs on four hits and an error in the frame. That brought up UW slugger Kirstyn Thomas, but Megan Kleist got Thomas to roll into a 4-6-3 double play to end the inning. Consulte Mais Informação

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Syrian government forces capture four villages from US-backed militants

Syrian government forces capture four villages from US-backed militants

The Kurdish-dominated SDF is composed largely of militants from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), an anti-Damascus outfit regarded by Turkey as the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Syrian officials provided no indication as to why they suddenly pushed into the villages, but they have controlled the Deir Ezzor capital city since taking it from ISIS, and may be looking to expand into the surrounding area. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hundreds pay respects to Belmont student slain in Waffle House shooting

Hundreds pay respects to Belmont student slain in Waffle House shooting

I remember bathing her, changing her, all those things, burping her, feeding her, combing her hair, you know all that kind of stuff. A celebration of life ceremony was held at noon for 21-year-old DeEbony Groves. The line of mourners waiting to give their condolences to members of the Groves family was so long that it snaked outside the Gallatin church. Her parents and other stood in the front of the church beside her open casket. Consulte Mais Informação

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Aloha! Alaska Airlines plane lands safely in Hawaii following emergency

Aloha! Alaska Airlines plane lands safely in Hawaii following emergency

Originally the emergency landing was going to be in Maui, but since the plane was continuing to travel safely, the pilot continued on to Honolulu . The doctor tended to her again while a flight attendant grabbed emergency medical supplies. At the time Brittany was found unconscious in the lavatory, the flight was near Albuquerque, New Mexico and could have landed to provide Brittany with more immediate medical care. Consulte Mais Informação

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Yaqoob Mir recommend as CJ Meghalaya HC

Yaqoob Mir recommend as CJ Meghalaya HC

However, the government on Friday issued orders for appointment of only four, while holding back the recommendation for Sutanu Kumar Patra. While making the above recommendation, the Collegium has also taken into consideration the fact that for quite some time there has been no Chief Justice from Madras High Court which is one of the largest High Courts. Consulte Mais Informação

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Collegium recommends 3 names for HC chief justices

Collegium recommends 3 names for HC chief justices

However, the SC collegium comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices J Chelameswar and Ranjan Gogoi chose to interact with these seven advocates to ascertain their suitability for appointment as HC judges. Justice Mir's brother Justice Mansoor A Mir earlier led the Himachal High Court as Chief Justice till April 24, 2017, when he superannuated. Prior to his appointment in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, he served as a judge of the Madras High Court. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mattis says there's never been more optimism on North Korea

Mattis says there's never been more optimism on North Korea

Asked if a formal peace treaty ending the Korean War would mean a reduction of the thousands of United States troops now stationed in South Korea, Mattis said that was an issue that would be part of the negotiations between the U.S. Responding to the question of whether he trusts North Korea's assertions of a new-found aim for peace and denuclearization, Mattis noted that " we are optimistic right now that there's opportunity that we have never enjoyed since 1950 [the beginning of the Korean ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Man survives motorcycle accident on Hwy 1

The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, lost control of his bike when braking to avoid a vehicle that was stopping suddenly in the westbound lane. Sgt. Edward Preto said the man's motorcycle slid more than 50 metres after he fell off. The highway is open for traffic from both directions. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. Consulte Mais Informação

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On Rahul Gandhi's Jan Aakrosh Rally, Amit Shah's Stinging Comeback

On Rahul Gandhi's Jan Aakrosh Rally, Amit Shah's Stinging Comeback

None of the Prime Ministers had done such a thing but " Narendra Modi can do this", he said. So, now when people listen to the speech, they look for the element of truth in it. "Under PM Modi, for the first time in the history of our country, Supreme Court judges have had to reach out to people for justice". "Prime Minister Modi gave unemployment, "Gabbar Singh Tax" (the term the Congress coined for the Goods and Services Tax to target the government), BJP MLA inflicted atrocities on ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Two arrested after men hit by a vehicle outside mosque

Two arrested after men hit by a vehicle outside mosque

The pair are now in custody for questioning. Detective Inspector Greg Evans said: "We have not ruled in or out the potential that this could be terror-related, but we're keeping an open mind until we have investigated further". Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101; quoting log 1381 of 27/04/18. We are still trying to establish the motive for the attack and we are looking at CCTV opportunities from the surrounding area. Consulte Mais Informação

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