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World News Fed up with school spending cuts, Oklahoma teachers prepare to walk out
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Fallin signed the pay raise legislation Thursday, describing it as "an historic revenue package to fund the largest teacher pay raise in state history". " For years teachers and educators have been asking the Legislature to reverse a decade of school funding cuts and to increase teacher pay, which had ranked as one of the worst in the nation".

World News Bishop of Mindong's arrest puts Pope on collision course with China
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In order to facilitate it, the Vatican-recognised bishop Guo was being asked to become an auxiliary to the government-appointed Zhan, the Vatican source said . Vincent Guo Xijin, bishop of the diocese of Mindong in the southeastern province of Fujian, is recognised by the Vatican but not by the Chinese authorities.

World News Mamata appeals for peace amid violence across India
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Some highways and roads were also blocked. What did the Supreme Court do to it? During the day, Madhya Pradesh police imposed curfew in Gwalior, Bhind, Morena, Sagar and Jhabua districts. It held that a public servant can only be arrested after approval of the appointing authority. A bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit ruled that no arrests can be made under the act without prior permission.

World News Saturday forecast: Showers arrive later today
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We are expecting the potential for hail, gusty winds, and isolated tornadoes. Some of the precipitation may start as some snow before becoming mostly rain. Temperatures are in 30s and 40s this morning across the Big Country. Morning clouds and flurries will give way to some sunshine. Temperatures will range through the 30s.

World News Egypt's Sisi sweeps vote with 97 percent, though turnout was down
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi sweeps vote with 97 percent, though turnout was down

In a press conference on Monday, the National Election Authority (NEA) announced the victory of Sisi over Ghad Party Chairman Moussa Moustafa Moussa in the 2018 presidential election. Disillusioned by the limited range of candidates, over a million Egyptian voters spoiled their ballots, with some of them casting their vote for Salah, the Economist reported .

World News Winnie Mandela dies at 81
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Madikizela-Mandela was one of the greatest icons of the struggle against apartheid", the statement said. They divorced in 1996, while Mandela was serving as the country's first black president. After he was arrested for his political activities, she raised two young daughters alone. In 2001, a television camera caught Mbeki brushing Madikizela-Mandela away and knocking off her hat after she arrived an hour late for a rally to commemorate a 1976 anti-apartheid uprising by Soweto ...

World News Malala leaves Pakistan after emotional visit
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The visit was kept highly secret and hardly anyone knew until she landed in Islamabad and was driven in security to a hotel. A smiling Yousafzai was seen with her parents at Benazir Bhutto International Airport before they boarded a plane to return to London after the four-day visit.

World News 18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria, say emergency services
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He added that the troops of 23 Brigade Nigerian Army under Operation Lafiya Dole yesterday acting on a tip off arrested 3 suspected terrorists at Ngurore. "The Boko Haram crisis is also economic and it is getting deeper now because they have realised that the best way to get more money is to capture a few girls, get about $10 million to release them and six months later kidnap another set and make more money".

World News Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir amid deadly fighting
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However, the leader-who knows the chief minister's mind-acknowledged on Sunday that Pakistan has not responded in the way it had when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the prime minister. Kashmir has been divided between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947. Hundreds of protesters at both the places pelted rocks on forces to disrupt their anti-militant operations.

World News Sheriff's Vehicle Hits Woman at Stephon Clark Protest in Sacramento
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One of the patrol cars sounded the siren four times. The statement also said the sheriff's vehicle, which was surrounded by protesters yelling and pounding on the auto, "sustained scratches, dents, and a shattered rear window". Protesters took to the streets for the fifth straight day on Sunday (Australian time) after 22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot and killed by police in his grandmother's backyard where he lived.

World News China's defunct space lab hurtling towards Earth for re-entry
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Eastern, plus or minus nine hours. A location is more hard and could be anywhere from South Dakota to New Zealand. Use the link here . So what might you see from Earth? "And we don't know exactly where that's going to occur". It also has two sleep stations for astronauts. He tweeted: "Sad news for my followers in North America, India, Europe and Australia: if the current prediction is correct, Tiangong will not be falling on you".

World News China responds to Trump with tariffs on American fruit, meat
Author: 0 China responds to Trump with tariffs on American fruit, meat

The Chinese Finance Ministry on Monday began to impose high tariffs on 128 USA imports, including pork and fruit. The tariffs also won't take effect right away. America has also said China's state-led economics model unfairly benefits Chinese companies and subsidises exports in violation of free-trade agreements.

World News No April Fool: Expect snow Sunday night into Monday
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The normal high at Islip is 52 and the normal low 36, according to Faye Morrone, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at Upton. It could slow down the later part of the morning commute a bit, mainly because there are flakes falling from the sky (you know there will always be a Chicken Little out there panicking).

World News Sister Jean stays faithful when Loyola's Final Four run ends
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Wagner, the Wolverines' 6-11 junior center, set an unofficial Final Four record by twice flying over the side of the elevated court the NCAA constructed at the center of the Alamodome. Cameron Krutwig , Loyola's big man, scored 17 points and Clayton Custer had 13 of his 15 after halftime. MI was last in the championship game in 2013, when the Wolverines lost to Louisville.

World News In Somalia, the militants attacked a peacekeeping base
Author: 0 In Somalia, the militants attacked a peacekeeping base

The Ugandan military said that Ugandan soldiers serving in the peacekeeping mission of the AU that killed 22 militants Shabaab, which attacked the base Buulamarer. An AMISOM spokesman could not be reached for comment. Al-Shabab, which is often referred to as "the deadliest" Islamist extremist group in Africa, is fighting to impose its hardline interpretation of Islamic law across Somalia.

World News Russian Federation summons diplomats to announce spy rift expulsions
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Russian Federation has announced further measures against United Kingdom diplomats while at the same time declaring tit-for-tat expulsions of officials from 23 other countries. The British Government was given 30 days to reduce its diplomatic personnel to the same number of diplomats that Russian Federation has stationed in the UK.

World News Hats Off Charan: NTR After Watching Rangasthalam
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At the AP/T box office, Rangasthalam has raised its 2 days total collection to 42.80 crores gross, including 14.50 crores of Saturday. As we report, Rangasthalam has surpassed the 50 cr mark worldwide and emerged as the third fastest Tollywood film to achieve this mark.

World News Man fighting for his life after shark attack off Hawaiian Island
Author: 0 Man fighting for his life after shark attack off Hawaiian Island

The attack occurred at Kukio Beach on the Kona Coast near Hualalai. The victim, who lives in the community at Kukio Golf and Beach Club , was rushed to North Hawaii Community Hospital via helicopter. They were able to pull him to safety and noticed he sustained injuries to the right side of his body. Bystanders treated the man with multiple tourniquets to his right side until am ambulance arrived at the scene, according to Big Island Now .

World News Chris Brown Denies Choking Woman: 'No Foul Play'
Author: 0 Chris Brown Denies Choking Woman: 'No Foul Play'

News, when the photos made their rounds online, fans were wondering whether this was an example of a repeat offense and began questioning the singer's motives behind the apparent assault. Meanwhile, Chris Brown also recently announced that he plans to go on a "Heartbreak On A Full Moon" US tour alongside singers H.E.R., 6lack and Rich The Kid.

World News Get ready for Suzuki Corolla and Toyota Brezza
Author: 0 Get ready for Suzuki Corolla and Toyota Brezza

The company's top management includes Mr.D S Brar, Mr.K Ayabe, Mr.K Ayukawa, Mr.K Saito, Mr.O Suzuki, Mr.R C Bhargava, Mr.R P Singh, Mr.Shigetoshi Torii, Mr.T Hasuike, Mr.T Suzuki, Ms.P Shroff, Ms.R S Karnad. More recently, on March 22, Ford Motor Co and Mahindra & Mahindra announced plans to jointly develop SUVs, EVs and connected auto solutions. Key implications from Toyota's perspective will be gaining access to Suzuki's biggest market - India.

World News California family's fatal auto crash appears to be intentional
Author: 0 California family's fatal auto crash appears to be intentional

Investigators still do not have evidence that the crash was a deliberate act but California Highway Patrol investigators are working on the belief that "a felony has been committed", reports said . About a week or so ago, they said, one of the kids came to their place asking for food. But there was a history of domestic violence in the family .

World News New Wave of Migrants from Central America Headed to US
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Trump's tweets appear to have been sparked by a Fox News segment highlighting the progress of a current illegal immigrant caravan from Central America bound for the USA border. Trump also says Republicans in charge of the Senate "must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW". Proposed DACA deals crafted by lawmakers also were not open to new participants.

World News Israeli defense minister rules out inquiry into Gaza killings
Author: 0 Israeli defense minister rules out inquiry into Gaza killings

A Palestinian hurls stones at Israeli troops during clashes at the Gaza-Israel border at a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip, March 31, 2018 . The Land Day tradition was spurred by the events of March 30, 1976, when Israeli forces fatally shot six Palestinian protesters. "The rioters are rolling burning tires and hurling firebombs & rocks at the security fence & IDF troops, who are responding w riot dispersal means and firing towards ...

World News Eddie Izzard calls on Labour to eradicate 'stain of anti-Semitism'
Author: 0 Eddie Izzard calls on Labour to eradicate 'stain of anti-Semitism'

He also complained that the party had failed to expel those involved in the "grossest derogatory fantasies about Jewish/Zionist conspiracies". Eddie Izzard said a "stain of anti-Semitism must be removed" in his first official statement after being appointed to Labour's national executive committee.

World News Righter sets stage for Child Abuse Awareness Month
Author: 0 Righter sets stage for Child Abuse Awareness Month

The police interrogated Ali and found the allegation to be true. "Obviously awareness of child abuse is one of the most critical issues that our society faces and I ask the floor adopt the resolution", Righter said. Armstrong's words were echoed during the proclamation ceremony, as the Honorable Ericka James, 8th Judicial District judge, read both the Child Abuse Prevention proclamation and the Month of the Military Child proclamation on behalf of the mayor.

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