• Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years
Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years

A teacher and service personnel work stoppage shut down schools throughout West Virginia for a third day Monday, and will continue through today. The strike continued throughout the state on Monday, Feb. "We need a long-term solution", she said . The deal still needs to be approved by the legislature, but Justice said he was optimistic t...

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  • US Embassy to Open in Jerusalem May 14, 2018
US Embassy to Open in Jerusalem May 14, 2018

Furthermore, Netanyahu said that he will speak with US President Donald Trump on how to prevent Iran's regional aggression while in Washington. Maariv added that the U.S. "This is a great moment for the citizens of Israel and this is an historic moment for the State of Israel". He is now offering to help fund the construction of the new embassy, ...

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  • Shahbaz Sharif elected un-opposed acting President of PML-N
Shahbaz Sharif elected un-opposed acting President of PML-N

The apex court's verdict was in response to 17 petitions challenging the controversial Elections Act 2017 , which had been bulldozed through parliament a year ago to pave the way for Nawaz Sharif's return to the PML-N's helm as party president.

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  • Mi Mix 2S: Here's what we know about Xiaomi's big launch
Mi Mix 2S: Here's what we know about Xiaomi's big launch

Xiaomi has officially stated that the company's next smartphone, the Mi Mix 2S will be unveiled on March 27 in China. Today, a screengrab of the "About Screen " page of the Mi MIX 2S showing its key specifications have surfaced. It get the AnTuTu score of 273741. If rumours are to be believed, the smartphone could sport a 5.99-inch bezel-less...

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  • Oakland Mayor's Immigration Alert Prompts Angry Calls
Oakland Mayor's Immigration Alert Prompts Angry Calls

Her office said most calls came from outside of California. Immigration officers are receiving pushback from California politicians. "ICE does not conduct sweeps or raids that target aliens indiscriminately", said ICE spokesman James Schwab.

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  • Bijepur by-poll results: BJD's Rita Sahu leading
Bijepur by-poll results: BJD's Rita Sahu leading

BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi is trailing behind BJD . Reacting on the win, Patnaik said, "I would like to express my gratitude to the public for showering their blessings on the BJD ". The BJP's party president Amit Shah on a visit to Odisha had declared the party would come to power winning 120 of the state's 147 assembly seats in 2019.

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  • Dolly Parton donates 100 millionth book
Dolly Parton donates 100 millionth book

Now, the two organizations will work together to hold a storytime event the last Friday of each month which will be broadcast in libraries across the nation. Each session will feature a reading of a book for readers up to age 5 along with music and special guests. Much like the incredible legacy of her Imagination Library , Parton used her humble ...

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  • Trump says North Korea talks only under 'right conditions'
Trump says North Korea talks only under 'right conditions'

The American and North Korean delegations sat seats away from each other during the ceremony, but did not appear to interact. Angry relatives of sailors killed in the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship protested Saturday against the impending visit to the Winter Olympics of a North Korean general blamed for the attack.

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  • '60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A
'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A "Creepy" Interview With Jacinda Ardern

The interview was slammed by many on social media as inappropriate, with some calling it "creepy", reports the BBC. Wooley then remarked that "I've met a lot of Prime Ministers in my time, but none so young, not too many so smart, and never one so attractive", as the camera panned across Ardern's face.

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  • Where Is Timothy Cunningham? No Foul Play In Missing CDC Employee Case
Where Is Timothy Cunningham? No Foul Play In Missing CDC Employee Case

Public Health Service (which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), was last seen on February 12, the day he spoke to his sister, Tiara Cunningham . In his 40 Under 40 profile past year, Cunningham said he was "using the skills I have to improve and help the lives of others", referring to his work at the CDC.

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  • Delhi chief secretary assault case
Delhi chief secretary assault case

Government officers, including those from IAS and DANICS, said they will continue to communicate with Ministers only in writing until Kejriwal and Sisodia give a public apology over the alleged incident at the Chief Minister's residence on the intervening night of February 19 and 20.

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  • 30 years' jail sought for South Korea ousted leader Park
30 years' jail sought for South Korea ousted leader Park

The prosecution's recommendation came two weeks after Choi Soon Sil, a long-time friend of Park who was at the centre of the scandal, was jailed for 20 years for taking bribes from "chaebols", or conglomerates, including electronics powerhouse Samsung and retail giant Lotte.

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  • Larger Rise in Stockpiles Than Forecasts Weigh on Oil Prices
Larger Rise in Stockpiles Than Forecasts Weigh on Oil Prices

Both contracts earlier rose to their highest since February 7. The growing USA production is reversing global markets at a time when other major producers, including Russian Federation and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ), are shrinking their production to support prices.

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  • High court sides with Trump admin. on detained immigrants
High court sides with Trump admin. on detained immigrants

Justice Samuel Alito said files stored in a data center operated by a United States business in another country are therefore not necessarily exclusively under the jurisdiction of that nation. "If you try to tinker with this, without the tools that - that only Congress has, you are as likely to break the cloud as you are to fix it", he said ...

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  • North Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to talks with US
North Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to talks with US

In her remarks, Ivanka Trump said she was in South Korea to celebrate the Olympics and to reaffirm the US commitment to a "maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized". The 8-member delegation arrived in the South on Sunday morning. Pyongyang's foreign ministry praised the way the two Koreas had co-operate...

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  • North Korea reportedly willing to conduct talks with US
North Korea reportedly willing to conduct talks with US

Chung Eui-yong and Director of the South's National Intelligence Service (NIS) Suh Hoon also attended the meeting, NK news reported. Analysts say the North's overtures to the South are meant to loosen sanctions imposed over its banned nuclear and missile programmes, and an attempt to weaken the alliance between Seoul and Washington.

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  • For Joining ISIS, 16 Turkish Women Sentenced To Death By Iraq Court
For Joining ISIS, 16 Turkish Women Sentenced To Death By Iraq Court

Some reports said 15 women were sentenced to death, while one was jailed for life, the BBC reported. Iraq has detained 560 women and 600 children over alleged links to IS, and has moved quickly to put them on trial. Human Rights Watch has raised concerns about the judicial process and branded the trials unfair. Separately, authorities in Ir...

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  • NCAA scandal: Newest round of Federal Bureau of Investigation information released
NCAA scandal: Newest round of Federal Bureau of Investigation information released

Yahoo! Sports published a picture of a 2015 expense report for ASM Sports, obtained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation during discovery for three current court cases. Some of the players listed did not even end up signing with ASM, so the agency essentially gave out "bad loans" according to the document. Fultz was chosen No.

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  • United States says any talks with N-Korea must lead to denuclearization
United States says any talks with N-Korea must lead to denuclearization

The Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, reported the news during the games' closing ceremony. Among the delegates are Kim Yong-chol, a high-ranking party official, and Choe Kang-il, a diplomat in charge of relations between North Korea and the United States.

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  • Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme
Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme

Even as dancers performed cultural stories to music before an enormous crowd, South Korea's presidential office released a brief statement saying that Pyongyang had expressed willingness to hold talks with Washington. During the games, military tensions on the Korean Peninsula have been on a low ebb. "That Kim Yong-chol, who sparked public outrag...

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  • North Korea expresses willingness to hold talks with US, South Korea says
North Korea expresses willingness to hold talks with US, South Korea says

The stalemate between Ivanka Trump and the North Korean delegates played out before a global audience watching the closing ceremonies just three days after President Trump announced the "largest ever" sanctions against North Korea aimed at disrupting North Korean shipping and trading companies.

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  • No Democratic endorsement for Dianne Feinstein in sixth US Senate campaign
No Democratic endorsement for Dianne Feinstein in sixth US Senate campaign

California's primary system allows the top two finishers in the June 5 primaries to face off in the November general election. While the party's delegates have expressed their approval for de Leon, Feinstein still seems in good position to win the Democratic primary.

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  • Storms kill 4 people in Kentucky, Arkansas
Storms kill 4 people in Kentucky, Arkansas

Clarksville is about 48 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. And while there were no reported tornadoes in Missouri, an extreme storm system caused widespread damage. Saturday. French said Emergency Management area managers were assessing damages Sunday in various parts of the state. The fifth death was in northeast Arkansas , where an 8...

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  • White House on North Korea talks: 'We will see'
White House on North Korea talks: 'We will see'

It did not immediately have further details. According to the United States , a planned meeting between the delegations from Washington and Pyongyang the following day was cancelled on short notice by the North Koreans. The delegation plans to return to North Korea on February 27. Hooker, a former East Asia and Pacific affairs analyst with the...

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  • South Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, North Korea
South Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, North Korea

According to the news agency, Pyongyang will consider an imposition of a maritime blockade by Washington as an act of war and "will not stop the United States if it really has the nerves to confront us [North Korea] in a "rough" manner".

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