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The House passed a plan to phase in a roughly $520 million increase over five years, and the Senate's figure is $274 million. Most Democrats within the Home voted in opposition to it. It is the state's largest teachers' union. Senate GOP leaders were critical of the plan. Conservative GOP Rep. Randy Garber, of Sabetha, argued that issues with public training stem from U.S.
  • Donald Trump cancels South America trip because of Syria crisis

    Donald Trump cancels South America trip because of Syria crisis

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    President Donald Trump on Monday said he was sorry to see farmers in the Midwest are being targeted by proposed tariffs from China - but he promised that he'd make it up to them somehow. The confirmation from Pyongyang directly, rather than from third countries like South Korea, has created more confidence within Trump's administration about the wisdom of holding such a meeting, as USA officials make secretive preparations.
  • Internet reacts to Mark Zuckerberg's unusual prop at Congress

    Internet reacts to Mark Zuckerberg's unusual prop at Congress

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    Zuckerberg described Facebook as an "idealistic and optimistic company" which focuses on the positive aspect of connecting people. This lack of understanding points to a broader problem the company has long struggled to address: many of its users are simply not as tech-savvy (or Facebook-savvy) as those behind the social network .
  • European Union member states ink blockchain partnership

    European Union member states ink blockchain partnership

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    To attract more investors, the European Union has now agreed a new plan that aims to double the amount of venture investment and raise an additional 6.5 billion euros from an initial funding of 410 million euros of public money. "In venture capital, size matters", the EU Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said. They are very interested in the project, and there is a lot of appetite for that kind of investors to get into the European technology and venture story because the average ...
  • USA aided media firm of Gaza journalist killed by Israeli troops

    USA aided media firm of Gaza journalist killed by Israeli troops

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    According to the military, the explosive device was placed along the border fence area during protests that have been taking place there. If this was, as I believe and the evidence shows, a terror operation operating under cover of a civilian protest, then Israel was justified in treating it like a military threat.
  • Metter High soccer teams advance to post-season

    Metter High soccer teams advance to post-season

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    Even a delayed start to the Polars game against Patrick Henry could not derail North as the team handed the Patriots of Henry a 41-6 blowout defeat to keep a ideal zero in the loss column for North. "I just want to be able to add to the tradition, and add to the camaraderie of our coaching staff, and we'll make our guys better". In the fifth inning, Noah Nunez walked along with Shanor.
  • Russia, Syria Blame Israel For Confusing Strike On Syrian Airbase

    Russia, Syria Blame Israel For Confusing Strike On Syrian Airbase

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    Syrian state television reported late Sunday night that there were explosions heard at the T4 air base outside of Homs and blamed the usa for the apparent attack. The medical relief organisation Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and the civil defence service, which operates in rebel-held areas, said in a joint statement 49 people had been killed in the attack.
  • Ottawa Has 50 Days to Convince Kinder Morgan to Stay

    Ottawa Has 50 Days to Convince Kinder Morgan to Stay

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    The federal and Alberta governments pushed Horgan to abandon his promise to do whatever his government can to stop the project. On the opposite side, a group called Rally 4 Resources was to hold a rally outside a government building in Calgary later in the day, hoping to compel the Canadian and Alberta governments to find a way to get the pipeline built.
  • Zuckerberg caught off guard by one question during Congress grilling

    Zuckerberg caught off guard by one question during Congress grilling

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    He also said the company was in an "arms race" with Russian Federation, warning there were people in the country tasked with finding ways to breach Facebook's systems. "With our powerful audience selection tools, you can target the people who are right for your business", Facebook says on its page about advertising.
  • Chief Justice first among equals, will decide allocation of cases

    Chief Justice first among equals, will decide allocation of cases

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    Mr. Pande's petition came up for hearing nearly immediately after the Supreme Court's number two judge, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, attacked the Chief Justice of India's discretionary powers to constitute Benches and allocate cases. "To suggest that any Judge would be more capable of deciding particular cases or that certain categories of cases should be assigned only to the senior-most among the Judges of the Supreme Court has no foundation in principle or precedent.
  • Jailed Reuters journalists in Myanmar fail to win their freedom

    Jailed Reuters journalists in Myanmar fail to win their freedom

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    Extremist nationalist movements insist the group are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, although the Rohingya say they are native to Rakhine state. The journalists had been working on a Reuters investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in the village of Inn Din, in western Myanmar's Rakhine state, during an army crackdown that has sent almost 700,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh.
  • Track and field preview: Six athletes to watch

    Track and field preview: Six athletes to watch

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    Glide won with 126 points, Harrisburg finished second with 106 and Illinois Valley third with 89 points. Filinger cleared 6-6 in the pole vault , good for sixth. Sarah Gayer '21 and Leonie Rauls '18 demonstrated Amherst depth, finishing in third and fourth respectively. Dougherty won the 400 with a time of 1:06 and Mari Romero placed third.
  • Indonesian Police Stage Raids After Wave of Deaths Blamed on Bootleg Alchohol

    Indonesian Police Stage Raids After Wave of Deaths Blamed on Bootleg Alchohol

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    Based on Tempo observation, the residents who fell into victims due to drinking a golden-yellow alcohol drink in a plastic bottle keep increasing since Monday night at Cicalengka Hospital. In the recent spate of deaths, police said pure alcohol was sometimes combined with ingredients such as cough medicine and insect repellent. Deaths from toxic alcohol are common in Indonesia but the latest cluster of fatalities, coming in a little more than a week, is dramatic, leading to speculation a ...