• Warming up later this week, just in time for the Bank Holiday

    Warming up later this week, just in time for the Bank Holiday

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    THE BANK holiday weekend approaches, people can look forward to warmer weather. Sunday will be dry with good sunny spells. Met Office forecaster Sophie Yeomans said to the Standard : 'There will be a general increase in temperatures in the south east [this weekend] with some warmer temperatures.
  • US military C-130 plane crashes near Savannah airport : airport spokeswoman

    US military C-130 plane crashes near Savannah airport : airport spokeswoman

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    Abby Murphy, a spokeswoman for the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency, said the plane went down about 11:30 a.m. on the outskirts of Savannah, about 175 miles southeast of Atlanta. The C-130 Hercules is the prime transport plane of the Air Force and Air National Guard. Savannah's Air National Guard base has been heavily involved in hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico .
  • National Football League considering modifying kickoff rules

    National Football League considering modifying kickoff rules

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    College football is the first to make changes to the kickoff rules, and now the NFL is in pursuit to make the changes as well. Any modification, however, could take effect as soon as the 2018 season, according to ESPN. The NFL has already eliminated wedge blocking from kickoff returns, but Vincent indicated the two-on-one blocks could be eliminated, which would allow only one-on-one blocking during a return.
  • Boy Scouts plan name change with girls joining the ranks

    Boy Scouts plan name change with girls joining the ranks

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    The name change only applies to the program now called Boy Scouts, which is available for teens ages 11-17. "Our experiences are created for and with girls", said Andrea Bastiani Archibald, the Girl Scouts' Family Engagement Officer. In recent years, the organization has made similar admissions allowances to openly gay boys, gay leaders and transgender boys. Reasons include competition from sports leagues, a perception by some families that they are old-fashioned and busy family schedules.
  • Iraqi Journalist Who Threw Shoes at President Bush Runs for Iraqi Parliament

    Iraqi Journalist Who Threw Shoes at President Bush Runs for Iraqi Parliament

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    Though he is not a member of any political party, he belongs to an alliance backed by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose militia battled US troops after the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Iraqi-born broadcaster Muntadhar al-Zaidi was at a press conference with Mr. Books and plays were produced about the event, while Zaidi received marriage offers and gifts.
  • Federal Judge Orders Iran to Pay Billions to 9/11 Victims

    Federal Judge Orders Iran to Pay Billions to 9/11 Victims

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    Iran is not expected to pay the damages - the Islamic Republic never responded to the lawsuit, but the ruling makes the families eligible to collect from a small fund of seized Iranian assets which were used in the past to compensate families of victims of Hezbollah attacks.
  • Mueller floated subpoena for Trump in legal team meeting

    Mueller floated subpoena for Trump in legal team meeting

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    With that information, Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow compiled a list of 49 questions the president's legal team believed he would be asked , according to the Post . There are no questions about Trump's personal finances or questions that would suggest a focus on unrelated money laundering or financial crimes.
  • Day care claims 1-year-old's injuries were caused by another child

    Day care claims 1-year-old's injuries were caused by another child

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    Haben Ghebremichael , the owner of the IN daycare center , declared that she was made aware of this incident and she's shocked about something like this occurring on her watch. The day care released a statement saying, in part, "We are deeply saddened by what took place", and "our hearts go out to Jesse and his family". Indianapolis police spokesman Officer Aaron Hamer told the AP that an investigation is underway .
  • Dozy bear take a nap up a tree in suburban New Jersey

    Dozy bear take a nap up a tree in suburban New Jersey

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    After a short chase, the 200 pound bear spent a majority of his day, almost 12 hours, in a tree before jumping down and slipping away into the night. It climbed up into a tree, where it was tranquilized by DEP wildlife technicians. "We'll get him in a net and put him in a carrier". Two bears spotted in Bergen County on April 30 and May 1, 2018, are pictured. Authorities estimated the male bear to be about a year and a half old and weighing about 120 pounds.
  • Trump can have Nobel Peace Prize, says S. Korean president

    Trump can have Nobel Peace Prize, says S. Korean president

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    According to the New York Times , Kim's concession comes as the dictator agreed to allow both United States and South Korean nuclear experts into his country to examine his facilities and testing sites. Pompeo was Central Intelligence Agency director when he met with Kim and was confirmed by the Senate as the top USA diplomat on April 26. Newspapers with front page stories about the inter-Korean summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are seen ...
  • Israel, US Condemn Palestinian President Over 'Anti-Semitic' Comments

    Israel, US Condemn Palestinian President Over 'Anti-Semitic' Comments

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    President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine came under fire, on Wednesday, for comments in which he said the genocide of Jews in Europe by the Nazis was not because of the Jewish religion, but because of the Jews' role in bank lending. "It is clear that on this Foundation of the world will not be built", - said special representative of the President of the United States on the middle East Jason Greenblatt.
  • Dearborn high school now says it won't have modesty ponchos at prom

    Dearborn high school now says it won't have modesty ponchos at prom

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    Principal Eric Haley said the school's intention was never to make students feel uncomfortable - one day after a rash of criticism by some students and parents who had called the policy a form of body shaming . The exact document has been published by Fox 2 and lists conditions such as, "No backless dresses, no exposed cleavage, two-piece dresses, or visible midriffs".