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No one has been charged in the incident as investigators try to determine if the the black students in the video were part of a tasteless joke or filmed against their will. Most of the recent incidents were linked to social media, which some experts say may inspire kids to compete for provocative postings. Not all of the team's players were involved in the video, but school board members said the lessons to be learned should be reinforced with the entire team.
  • Study shows children of color, particularly immigrants, face post-recession chronic poverty

    Study shows children of color, particularly immigrants, face post-recession chronic poverty

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    Michigan's Latino children scored 446 on the index, compared with a national average score of 429 for the group. The report highlights disparities in opportunities for children of immigrants. Casey Foundation advocates to create better educational, health and economic outcomes for at-risk children. Those recommendations include immigration reform that focuses on not separating families through deportation and provides children in immigrant families with a quality K-12 education.
  • A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement

    A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement

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    Nicaragua's move leaves only the USA and Syria as opposed to the agreement. Nicaragua has officially signed the Paris climate accord, a global United Nations agreement dedicated to tackling climate change. The government of President Daniel Ortega said the global 2015 pact represented "the only worldwide instrument that offers the conditions to face global warming and its effects", according to a statement read out by Vice President Rosario Murillo.
  • 'Idiots of the century' swim into crocodile trap

    'Idiots of the century' swim into crocodile trap

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    The pictures were taken not far from where a 4.3m crocodile killed Anne Cameron, 79, who suffered from dementia. "Don't swim in them!" The trap is created to lure crocodiles in with bait and then close behind them, trapping the reptile.
  • Syria: Russia's veto at United Nations over chemical weapons investigation condemned

    Syria: Russia's veto at United Nations over chemical weapons investigation condemned

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    A resolution requires nine votes to be adopted at the council, but five countries - Russia, Britain, China, France and the United States - can block adoption with their veto power. More than 87 people died in Khan Sheikhun, drawing global outrage and prompting the United States to fire cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase from which the West says the attack was launched.
  • House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal

    House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal

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    Along with the House House Oversight Committee, Nunes said the probe will look into whether or not there was an FBI investigation of the 2010 sale of a United States uranium company to a Russian company, and if so why Congress was left in the dark about it.
  • Oakland County cities under boil-water alert

    Oakland County cities under boil-water alert

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    The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) experienced "a failure of a 48-inch diameter water transmission pipe", according to a news release, affecting homes, schools and hospitals. Providence Park Hospital in Novi is without water and transferring patients to Providence Hospital in Southfield. Henry Ford West Bloomfield noted on its website Tuesday that its clinics are closed for the day.
  • Gold Star Family Receives Promised Check From Trump

    Gold Star Family Receives Promised Check From Trump

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    Dillon Baldridge was killed by an Afghan police officer on June 10, President Trump called his father and promised to send him a $25,000 check. "I am glad my legal counsel has been able to finally approve tis contribution to you", Trump wrote .
  • Shelagh Fogarty Labels Tory Whip

    Shelagh Fogarty Labels Tory Whip "Sinister" Over Brexit University Letters

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    Professor David Green, vice-chancellor of Worcester University, said the request was "sinister", telling The Guardian: "This letter just asking for information appears so innocent but is really so, so risky, ". Layla Moran, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson and MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, said: "This chilling letter could have come straight out of a dystopian novel".
  • SC orders demolition of parking lot near Taj Mahal, slams UP govt

    SC orders demolition of parking lot near Taj Mahal, slams UP govt

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    The youths, belonging to Hindu outfit were taken away by CISF personnel and released after they submitted a written apology. The versatile actor took to Twitter and said, "Will this world's wonder, Taj Mahal, be a past in our future??". The recent controversy related to Taj Mahal got intense today after some youths from Hindu right wing organizations recited Shiva Chalisa on the premises of Taj Mahal.
  • Court suspends ECP's arrest warrants against Imran Khan

    Court suspends ECP's arrest warrants against Imran Khan

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    Gulalai, a lawmaker from South Waziristan, had parted ways with the PTI in August after levelling allegations of sexual harassment against its 65-year-old flamboyant chairman. The party had sent a show-cause notice to Gulalai. She was elected on a reserved seat for women from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in 2013.
  • HDFC Bank Q2 net grows 20% to Rs 41.51 bn

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    As a result of which the provisions and contingencies for the quarter nearly doubled to Rs 1,476 crore consisting of specific loan loss provisions Rs 749 crore. HDFC Bank's Q2 numbers were largely in line with expectations, although there were some concerns about asset quality. During the first quarter of this fiscal, the lender logged Rs 3,893 crore in net profit.
  • Cabinet approves construction of 84000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore

    Cabinet approves construction of 84000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore

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    Among the projects that could find place under the proposal include the new 28,400 km Bharatmala highway programme connecting border areas, improving global, port and coastal connectivity besides improving highway corridors connecting key economic and commercial hubs besides at least 800 km of expressways, the Times Of India reported.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron's dog urinates on fireplace during meeting

    French President Emmanuel Macron's dog urinates on fireplace during meeting

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    The incident was captured by French TV station TF1, which was recording the discussion. Macron laughs, stays in his seat and continues with the meeting. Asked by junior minister for housing Julien Denormandie whether it was something that happened often, Macron added: "No. you've triggered some completely unusual behavior in my dog, sorry".