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World News Arizona teachers to walk out in first-ever statewide strike
Author: 0 Arizona teachers to walk out in first-ever statewide strike

Governor Doug Ducey responded via Twitter after the vote. So what she did was strike out on her own and gather as much in specifics as she could from various other sources, including other state agencies. Chuck Essigs, director of governmental relations for Arizona Association of School Business Officials . "If you take out the benefits and divide it by the 400 teachers that we have that equates to about a $4,900 raise for each one of my teachers in Florence Unified School District ", said ...

World News Rajinikanth's Kaala postponed, will release on June 7
Author: 0 Rajinikanth's Kaala postponed, will release on June 7

Actor and producer Dhanush's Wunderbar Films, which has produced the film, announced the date on Twitter . Directed by Pa Ranjith , " Kaala " is one of the most anticipated Tamil releases this year and is expected to hit the screens in June.

World News Billboards in metro Detroit honor former First Lady Barbara Bush
Author: 0 Billboards in metro Detroit honor former First Lady Barbara Bush

Public viewing of former first lady Barbara Bush from St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, TX. It is not unusual for sitting presidents to skip the funeral of former first ladies. The Houston Children's Chorus, a choir of 60 children that sang dozens of times for Bush and her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, performed.

World News MI family welcomes 14th consecutive son
Author: 0 MI family welcomes 14th consecutive son

The healthy baby boy weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is 21 inches long. The couple jokes that they are running out of names. "This one we've really relished everything that goes along with it even more because given our age and the fact that we have adult children this realistically is the end of the road as far as making babies", Jay said.

World News California not taking part in enhanced U.S. border security operation
Author: 0 California not taking part in enhanced U.S. border security operation

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis authorized up to 4,000 National Guard personnel to help the Department of Homeland Security secure the border in four southwestern USA states. Vitiello said the tasks asked of the California troops closely resembled the ones agreed to by the other border governors, all of them Republicans.

World News Hunt County sets March employment record
Author: 0 Hunt County sets March employment record

New Mexico's total nonagricultural payroll employment grew by 8,900 jobs between March 2017 and March 2018, for an increase of just over 1 percent. From March 2017 to March 2018, the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased four-tenths of a percentage point from 3.9 percent.

World News Black Man Booted From Gym For Not Paying Despite Being Member
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In the wake of the latest Starbucks controversy, LA Fitness made sure to quickly distance itself from a trio of employees who were accused of racially profiling one of it's members. In a statement to NJ.com on Wednesday, LA Fitness said it apologized to the customer. When he refused to oblige, the manager tried to get the police officers to make him stop recording, which they promptly informed him they could not legally do.

World News Robert De Niro opens Tribeca with rips of Trump: 'Lowlife-in-chief'
Author: 0 Robert De Niro opens Tribeca with rips of Trump: 'Lowlife-in-chief'

While their efforts weren't successful, that hasn't stopped celebrities from speaking out, including veteran actor Robert De Niro who has been more than clear in regards to his opposition to Trump . De Niro then specifically addressed the members of the press in the room, pointing to the treatment they've been subjected to by a president who has routinely shown a disregard for news items that don't align with his particular worldview.

World News Protestors tear down Indian tricolour in London during Narendra Modi's United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Protestors tear down Indian tricolour in London during Narendra Modi's United Kingdom visit

Modi met other world leaders at the multilateral 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting ( CHOGM ). MEA Spokesperson said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not meet his Pakistani counterpart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the CHOGM. Prime Minister Modi was scheduled to address the second plenary meeting of the heads of government during the closed-door executive session of CHOGM.

World News FDA advisors back approval of GW's Epidiolex
Author: 0 FDA advisors back approval of GW's Epidiolex

The panelists backed the drug based on three studies showing that it significantly reduced seizures in children with two rare forms of childhood epilepsy . 'I think it needs to be approved because everyone is using it across the internet without knowing the safety and no one is watching the interactions with other drugs, ' Dr Conry, from Children's National Health System in Washington, told AP.

World News Warming and sunny through the weekend
Author: 0 Warming and sunny through the weekend

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. The temperatures will drop the low 30s going into Saturday morning, when the could be patchy frost, the weather service said. Day: Overcast with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. WEDNESDAY: Showers likely. High: Near 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

World News Karnataka Polls: BJP MLA Sanjay Patil booked for 'Hindus vs Muslims' speech
Author: 0 Karnataka Polls: BJP MLA Sanjay Patil booked for 'Hindus vs Muslims' speech

Patil is the BJP's candidate in the Belagavi Rural constituency. Earlier in the day, an FIR was registered against the MLA under Sections 253a, 259A of Indian Penal Code (IPC). "(Those) Who want to construct Babri Masjid. who want to celebrate Tipu Sultan's jayanti.let them vote for Congress". "And who wants Shivaji Maharaj and Ram Mandir and Shambhaji Maharaj should vote for the BJP", the MLA is heard saying in Kannada at what appears to be a public meeting.

World News Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years
Author: 0 Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

The Meteorological Agency said today that Mt. Local authorities have also banned entry into the area. Japan's Ioyama volcano awoke from a 250-year slumber Thursday afternoon, spewing a plume of ash taller than the Eiffel Tower that prompted warnings for planes and nearby villages that faced a threat from ash and falling rocks.

World News Basque separatist group ETA apologizes to victims
Author: 0 Basque separatist group ETA apologizes to victims

It is also to vow never to return to violence. "We really are sorry". "We are conscious that in this long period of struggle, we have created a lot of pain, including damages for which there is no solution". The Basque separatist group ETA has apologized to its victims and the people it has hurt since it began waging a violent insurgency against Spain and France in the early 1960s.

World News Trump administration serious about North Korea summit
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This has been a significant piece for the United States to consider opening a dialogue with North Korea . But he did raise the issue of three Americans detained in North Korea , and officials expressed cautious optimism that the United States was making progress in getting them out.

World News No immediate respite for West Bengal as more showers likely
Author: 0 No immediate respite for West Bengal as more showers likely

According to government estimates, some 303 trees in Kolkata and Howrah were uprooted, 225 electricity posts were damaged and 56 villages of South 24 Parganas were badly affected. Mamata Banerjee , state chief minister has instructed the chief secretary to look into the situation and prepare a report on the deaths and damage caused by the storm.

World News Gaza 'Great March of Return' protests enter fourth week
Author: 0 Gaza 'Great March of Return' protests enter fourth week

Many protesters have since Thursday been staying in camps and sit-in tents near the fence separating the besieged Gaza Strip from the Israeli-occupied territories. Some demonstrators ran at the border fence and 16 were killed by Israeli troops with others injured, and some dying later. A total of nine Palestinians were shot.

World News Naroda Patiya riot case: Kodnani acquitted; Babu Bajrangi's conviction upheld
Author: 0 Naroda Patiya riot case: Kodnani acquitted; Babu Bajrangi's conviction upheld

In August 2012, a special court for SIT cases had sentenced 32 people, including Kodnani, to life imprisonment. Kodnani was earlier sentenced to 28 years of imprisonment by a special court. The court also turned down an appeal of the victims for compensation. The 2002 trial court order had called Kodnani the "kingpin" of the riots. Maya, a former BJP minister was one of the prime accused in the case.

World News Cash crunch: IT department conducts raid on hoarders
Author: 0 Cash crunch: IT department conducts raid on hoarders

Garg announced, "the government will print Rs 2,500 crore daily (R5 crore pieces daily) to meet the demand". "The temporary shortage caused by "sudden and unusual increase" in some areas is being tackled quickly", Jaitley wrote on Twitter .

Author: 0 Pentagon: Syria still has capability for chemical attacks

Soon, small arms fire broke out and a nearby explosive was detonated at one of the two locations. Spokeswoman Dana W. White said this is a testament to the accuracy of U.S. OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu told a closed-door meeting of his organization that it remains unclear when the team will be able to deploy to Douma, U.K.

World News Koreas set up hotline between leaders ahead of summit
Author: 0 Koreas set up hotline between leaders ahead of summit

Kim Jong-un himself made that demand as recently as 2016. "He just left North Korea ". Most critically, the April 27 summit will help lay the foundation for the historic meeting between Kim and US President Donald Trump - a first for North Korea-US relations.

World News Savannah woman reflects on meeting Former First Lady Barbara Bush
Author: 0 Savannah woman reflects on meeting Former First Lady Barbara Bush

While she was the vice president's wife, president's wife and the mother of a president, she maintained standards of decorum, was very professional and very family oriented, Fowlkes' said. In Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to the former president offering his condolences.

World News Berlin city centre a 'ghosttown' after WWII bomb evacuation
Author: 0 Berlin city centre a 'ghosttown' after WWII bomb evacuation

The exclusion zone covers the train station, an army hospital, the economy ministry, an art gallery and a museum as well as part of the BND intelligence service's new headquarters. Away from the evacuation site, Berlin's Tegel Airport said Friday's schedule will run as normal. The discovery of bombs from the second World War is not an uncommon occurrence in Germany with hundreds found ever year.