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Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Florida's public elementary schools would have to give all students 20 minutes of recess a day - a mandate pushed by Central Florida "recess moms" - under a bill the Florida Senate unanimously passed Tuesday. "We are encouraged by today's vote, and the movement of Senate Bill 340, and look forward to working toward creating a permanent home for Uber in our state". Read More

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Obama aide accused of using intel to spy on Trump advisers

CNN's prime-time anchor Don Lemon said Monday night that his show "will not insult your intelligence" by focusing on the story, which he called "creating a diversion". The New York Times reports Rice said that she sometimes asked for the names of Americans whose identities were redacted in intelligence reports given to her in order to understand the context of what was going on. Read More

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Boeing Signs First Deal with Iranian Carrier Under Trump

Boeing Signs First Deal with Iranian Carrier Under Trump

Boeing would look to the Office of Foreign Assets Control for approval of the sale. Frosty diplomatic relations between Washington and Tehran have already imperiled other US companies' business in Iran . Sale of commercial aircraft to Iran has been a controversial topic. Aseman is the Iran's third largest airline behind Mahan Air and flag carrier Iran Air. Read More

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Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

When mixed with Queensland's cyclone and flood crisis, the man's drunk driving alongside other people's behaviour was deemed "foolish and stupid" by State Disaster Coodinator Stephan Gollschewski. Mar 31, 2017- Australian authorities fear people may have drowned as a flood emergency grips two states in the wake of Cyclone Debbie. Coastal areas north of Seal Rocks are expected to experience unsafe surf conditions Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Read More

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USA will forge a 'great bond' with Egypt, Trump vows

Both leaders are on official visits to the United States to meet American President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials. "He's done a fantastic job in a very hard situation", Trump said. "The United States and Egypt stand fully committed to addressing critical bilateral and global issues in a spirit of mutual respect and open cooperation", a readout of the meeting said. Read More

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Don't meddle in our internal policies, India tells China

On April 10, he will offer teachings at Thupsung Dhargyeling Monastery in Dirang. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu received the Dalai Lama when he reached the State on Monday. He said the people of Arunachal Pradesh want good neighbourly relations with China and want reopening of trading points along the McMahon line which have been closed since 1962. Read More

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Andhra CM's son, 10 others sworn in as ministers

Andhra CM's son, 10 others sworn in as ministers

Nara was elected unopposed by the state legislative council on Thursday. The Governor administered oath of office and secrecy at a function on the lawns of the new Assembly building complex in Velagapudi in Amaravati. YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy issued a statement charging the Governor and the CM for making a mockery of democracy and the Constitution, while petitions for disqualification of the defected MLAs was pending before the Speaker. Read More

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Mark Takano wants Devin Nunes to recuse himself from Russian Federation investigation

Capitol on March 15, 2017, in Washington , D.C. Congressman Nunes has come under consistent pressure for his unwillingness to investigate the Trump administration and its ties to Russian Federation. The canceled hearing would have been the first opportunity for the public to hear Yates' account of her role in the firing of Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Read More

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Malaysian PM calls on President

Malaysian PM calls on President

Briefing mediapersons ahead of the visit, Jaideep Mazumdar, JS (South) MEA, said, "We are looking to take forward what was discussed in 2015". Reciprocating the President's sentiments, Mr Razak said, India has always supported Malaysia in hard times. Read More

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Donald Trump places 'very high value' on talks with Chinese president

Donald Trump places 'very high value' on talks with Chinese president

There was no mention of contentious issues like North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes or self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as its own. Underscoring the tensions, North Korea conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station, and Kim said the successful test was "a new birth" of its rocket industry, Pyongyang's official media said Sunday. Read More

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Kim Jong Nam: Corpse arrives in Pyongyang

Under the deal to release the body, nine Malaysian citizens who had been held in Pyongyang were returned to Kuala Lumpur on Friday. Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 by two women who smeared his face with VX nerve agent , which is banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention. Read More

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Venezuela Supreme Court assumes Congress role

Venezuela Supreme Court assumes Congress role

The OAS floated the idea of suspending the oil-rich nation from the group this week, but left-wing governments in the region opposed it. Peru recalled its ambassador to Venezuela on Thursday. Last year Mr Maduro suspended a constitutionally allowed referendum that would nearly certainly have removed him from power. Venezuelan opposition deputy Juan Requesen (C) argues with National Guard personnel in riot gear during a protest in front of the Supreme Court in Caracas on March 30, 2017. Read More

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White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

Namely, he still wants to know how Nunes obtained the information that suggested Trump's transition team had been placed under surveillance. That its goal was to block the public hearing and thereby reduce the combined pressure of the media and the Democratic Party on the White House was demonstrated by the fact that Nunes gave no date for the closed-door hearing for Comey and Rogers, which he now claimed was a higher priority. Read More

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Senate intel panel working on Russian Federation probe

Senate intel panel working on Russian Federation probe

As Burr and Warner stood next to each other answering questions about their committee's investigation, House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes continued his defense of meeting on the White House grounds with a source to get information pertaining to potential surveillance of President Donald Trump and his team, a move that many said delegitimized the integrity of the House investigation into Russian Federation. Read More

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Hot Wizards visit struggling Lakers

Hot Wizards visit struggling Lakers

This wasn't the case against Washington as Los Angeles put together an impressive third quarter posting 37 points on an eye-popping 93.9 percent shooting from the field. "They scored off of our missed shots, turnovers and they got transition baskets". The Lakers have lost 16 of 18 since the All-Star break and have eight games remaining before missing the playoffs yet again. Read More

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China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

China has transformed three disputed tidal reefs into military bases equipped with runways, hangars and radar, capable of deploying military aircraft including fighter jets across the South China Sea. One of the islands mentioned in the report , Philippine-claimed Mischief Reef, was seized by China in 1995, drawing protests from Manila then. Images released by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, AMTI, taken in early March, show almost completed defense infrastructure on three of ... Read More

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Angry mob attacks Africans in India

Atul Saxena, store manager at Levi's outlet in Ansal Plaza where one of the attacks occurred, said two Nigerians shopping in the mall rushed into the store, closed the door and pleaded with him to save them from the mob. Racially motivated attacks against Africans living in India are nothing new . "The government is committed to ensuring safety and security of all foreigners in India". Read More

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Korea's rocket engine a 'meaningful' progress

Defense ministry spokesman Lee Jin-woo told The New York Times that the North "has made meaningful progress". Footage of the test was broadcast on South Korean TV. It provided little detail but indicated the engine is to be used for North Korea's space and satellite-launching programme. But he said the main engine was quite different from anything seen previously and appeared roughly the right diameter to serve as either the first or second stage of an ICBM. Read More

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Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Rep. Some other changes include requiring the appointee to IN residence, advanced degree, and license to teach. He adds none of those potential provisions are his "favorite", saying he liked the way it passed the House. Opponents of the legislation said local school districts should decide whether to save the funds. Hutchinson "didn't support the version that sent [the commission into the finance authority], but he does support this bill because it puts the director of fair housing in line ... Read More

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Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

The National Weather Service in Brownsville is planning a practice session for hazardous weather. The impacted areas in north Alabama stretch from Lauderdale to Cullman and Marshall counties, as well as areas north of here. The National Weather Service says the storms are expected to start Sunday evening in parts of northern Texas and Oklahoma. Round #2: Another batch of storms will form along our dryline after 9 p.m. Read More

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