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Air Strikes in Yemen Kill At Least 42 People

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Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have taken to the streets of Sana'a to voice their outrage at a recent Saudi air raid, which hit a hotel north of the capital and claimed almost 50 civilian lives. Saudi officials were not immediately available for comment. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the strike, which Tawil said had also wounded at least 13 people who had been admitted to hospitals. Read More »

GCSE RESULTS: Parker Academy results rise despite national dip

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Ellie Young, 16, managed to get two 6 grades, one 7, two As and two Bs and will be going on to study Physics, Maths and French at Southmoor, which has a link-up with Sandhill. Initial results also indicate that the proportion of pupils in Cumbria achieving higher grades (A*- A under last year's definition and Grade 7+ under this year's system) has been maintained in Mathematics and has increased for English. Read More »

Charleston Police investigating active shooter situation

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This was not a hate crime. "It's a disgruntled employee who has come on the scene of his employment", Tecklenburg was quoted by CNN. Charleston Police Department said King Street had been blocked to vehicular and pedestrian traffic and warned civilians to stay away from the area. Read More »

NAACP calls for boycott if Kaepernick remains unsigned

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Sports commentators believe it is unlikely that Kaepernick will be signed unless another quarterback in the league falls ill or is injured. "There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder". Many invoked former athletes turned protesters, including Tommie Smith and John Carlos, as well as Muhammad Ali. Then Green launched into a passionate speech, getting louder and louder as he went, as if he wanted National Football League commissioner Roger ... Read More »

SEA Games: Schooling wins men's 50M butterfly swimming gold

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The remaining three were from women athletes - walker Elina Goh in the 10km event, gymnast queen Farah Ann Abdul Hadi and the tenpin bowling women's trio of Esther Cheah, Shalin Zukifli and Sin Li Jane. Tagle's heroics prompted the Philippines to settle for its second silver medal following the golden performance of Mary Joy Tabal in the women's marathon on Saturday. Read More »

Mexico Travel Warning Updated; Cancun, Los Cabos Included

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The advisory came after a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation into the death of a 20-year-old Wisconsin student who blacked out and died in a pool at a resort near Playa del Carmen after drinking. The department does say that there is no indication that any Americans have been targeted simply for being American. There are now 180 officers in Cancun and 60 in Playa del Carmen, and more officers are being recruited. Read More »

Pope Francis prays for Ischia quake victims

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Firefighters in Italy rescued an infant early Tuesday from the rubble of an quake that killed at least two people and trapped three dozen others after it struck the resort island of Ischia hours earlier. The natural disaster struck during the middle of the island's tourist season, when its population swelled from 64,000 by another 150,000. Italian authorities earlier put it at 3.6, before revising it to 4. Read More »

Quake Damages Hotel On Italian Island In Ischia

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One woman died buried under the debris after her house collapsed, and the other was killed after the quake wrecked a church, The Guardian reported. Firefighters worked through Tuesday to pull survivors from rubble, including a seven-month-old baby and his two siblings. Read More »

White House all clear after reports of suspicious package

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Metropolitan Police responded to the scene. This comes at a time when United States president Donald Trump was not present inside the House. According to The Hill , following the lockdown, Lafayette Square, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, was also closed to pedestrians. Read More »

Judge Shot in 'Ambush' at Ohio Courthouse

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The attack had to be intentional because people know about the reserved spots where judges park, said one of Bruzzese's judicial colleagues. He returned to school and the Steubenville football team. "First thing on a Monday morning". The suspect's body could be seen lying next to a auto of a neighboring bank drive-thru. Witnesses told the news station that they heard what sounded like seven to eight gunshots. Read More »

Trump Family's Secret Service Protection Catches Up With Agency's Payroll

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Trump has traveled to one of his properties almost every weekend of his presidency, spending about a quarter of the days from his short presidency away from the White House. According to the USA Today interview, about a third of Secret Service agents have already reached their limit for compensation & overtime. Because of the sheer number of high-level dignitaries, the United Nations gathering is traditionally designated by the USA, as a "National Special Security Event" and requires a ... Read More »

Trump to Revoke Infrastructure Standards

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The entire environmental review and permitting process will be reviewed to improve performance across the government and hold every agency accountable. In 2015, $2.3 trillion was spent building private infrastructure in the USA, including pipelines, power stations, refineries, freight railroads, cell phone and broadband networks, and factories. Read More »

New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress

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Political scientist Luis Salamanca said the Constituent Assembly's move was "expected", but noted that the ruling party did not dare declare the "definitive closure" of parliament. "Those lazy bums have to work", Delcy Rodriguez, president of the assembly, said Friday of the opposition lawmakers, according to Reuters . "There is a heroic opposition". Read More »

Man Goes On Stabbing Rampage In Russia, Wounds 7

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Local security forces fired warning shots at the man, before "eliminating" him, according to the police. More than 10 people with injuries have been taken into emergency care, ' reported local news outlets via The Daily Mail. The circumstances, motives, as well as the personality of the attacker, are yet to be clarified. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the assault. Read More »

Sen. Cory Booker seeks removal of Confederate statues from US Capitol

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Almost 10 Confederate-era figures are memorialized in the U.S. Capitol, each sponsored by a state. Almost 10 Confederate-era figures, including that of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, and General Robert E Lee, a General who fought for the pro-slavery Confederacy during the US Civil War, are memorialised along with dozens of other statues at the National Statuary Hall Collection in the US Capitol. Read More »