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People OK Senate passes education funding bill
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That increase moves Oklahoma from seventh to second highest in the region in average teacher pay and is the largest teacher pay raise in the history of the state. "We'll also have like open play where kids go like play Xbox or play at the gym or just hang out with their friends outside at the playground", Lohse said .

People Lottery players hope to win big in huge Mega Millions drawing
Author: 0 Lottery players hope to win big in huge Mega Millions drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $421 million for Friday's drawing. An Easy 5 ticket sold in New Orleans won Wednesday's jackpot worth $237,344, according to lottery officials. Two tickets matched the five white balls Tuesday in IL and New Jersey, winning $1 million each, the release stated. The current estimated jackpot ranks as the fourth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history! The said the ticket was sold at Unique General Store on Royal Street in the French Quarter, ...

People Pope Francis to have cataract surgery next year
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Italian newspaper La Republica published an alleged interview between Eugenio Scalfari and Francis concerning the Passion of Christ and Creation. The church's refusal to take responsibility is part of a misplaced belief held by Catholic leaders that the abuse was simply discipline gone wrong, and was justified in order to save souls through religious conversion, Senator and former judge Murray Sinclair, who co-chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, said Wednesday on social media.

People Judge Pauses Stormy Daniels' Quest to Depose Trump, Cohen
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Schwartz, who works as Cohen's lawyer, denied that Cohen would ever threaten anyone, despite Kelly's suggestion that he has a history of intimidating behavior. Daniels, who has told journalists she had the affair and also released statements denying it , said on " 60 Minutes " that she was threatened for trying to tell the story publicly in 2011 and took the $130,000 payment because she feared for her family.

People Sessions says no new special counsel yet for Republican concerns
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However, Trump said in February that an IG investigation would not be sufficient and a special counsel should be appointed. Originally appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015, Huber, along with many other USA attorneys, resigned after President Donald Trump took office early previous year, but was reappointed by President Trump shortly thereafter.

People Yulia Skripal 'no longer in a critical condition'
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British authorities say they were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent made in Russian Federation. Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a US consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat response that intensified the Kremlin's rupture with the United States and Europe.

People MA school board opposes arming teachers
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Despite nationwide calls for strengthened gun controls , the Kansas legislature is mulling over a bill that would effectively require school teachers to carry guns. The school says it does not believe that the students were ever in any danger. The resolution adopted by the state board said there's no evidence-based research showing that arming teachers would save lives during a mass shooting.

People Ex-President Sarkozy to face corruption trial
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PARIS-Prosecutors ordered former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to stand trial for allegedly attempting to obtain confidential information about a police inquiry into his campaign finances, compounding the politician's legal woes as he faces two other criminal investigations.

People VAR helps Italy halt England's World Cup momentum
Author: 0 VAR helps Italy halt England's World Cup momentum

Referee Deniz Aytekin awarded a penalty after consulting the pitchside monitor, leaving Lorenzo Insigne to convert from 12 yards and cancel out Vardy's emphatic first-half opener. The FA Cup semi-final between Manchester United and Tottenham may have taken on extra meaning for these two players, with the opportunity to perform on a big stage surely enough to catch Southgate's eye.

People Sen. Claire McCaskill under fire for Beverly Hills fundraiser with Obama
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The video includes clips of Mrs. McCaskill proclaiming: "I fought the establishment nearly every step of the way in my career", and "I could care less what the national party thinks". The president's 19-point margin of victory in the state was more than double that of Mitt Romney's in 2012. "I noticed this week, we are hearing, I don't know if it's true or not but it's being reported that he is asking the military to pay for it out of their budget".

People March for Our Lives
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Instead, Americans are 25 times more likely to be shot and killed than any other developed nation on earth.". "From where I'm standing, it looks like a march to burn the Constitution and rewrite the parts that they don't like in crayon", the ssaid.

People Kemerovo mall fire death toll grows to 48
Author: 0 Kemerovo mall fire death toll grows to 48

President Vladimir Putin , re-elected last weekend, has yet to speak publicly about the tragedy, which has stirred deep anger in Kemerovo, a coal-producing region about 3,600 km (2,200 miles) east of Moscow . Many such malls have been built in cities across Russian Federation since the Soviet collapse of 1991. The protesters further demanded the resignation of Kemerovo Mayor Ilya Seredyuk and regional Governor Aman Tuleyev.

People Judge denies bail for 'Serial' podcast phenom Adnan Syed
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Adnan Syed's Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel was violated, per the court's opinion. Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing, February 3, 2016. While no one knows for sure whether prosecutors will appeal this case (dependent largely upon already introduced evidence) to the Maryland Supreme Court, Syed's lawyer, C.

People Plans underway for medical marijuana dispensary in Davenport
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He is also calling for legislation to double the amount that patients could purchase in a month, to 4 ounces. The governor says the changes he's making is just a start and there could be additional measures to make the medical marijuana program more effective.

People Don Jr. And Eric Trump Tag Team Jeb! On Twitter
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The crowd responded with wild applause and many audience members told the Yale Daily News they understood the reference to Trump. "I'm still in therapy", he said . "Bush recalled watching Buckley's famous television program, Firing Line, and admiring Buckley's respect for the opposition, his wit and his hopeful optimism".

People Stormy Daniels seeks Trump's answers under oath
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A hearing before Judge S James Otero in the Federal Court's Central District in Los Angeles is set for April 30. Avenatti also shared more detail about a March 21 meeting he had with Trump's lawyer, which he first revealed in a Wednesday morning filing moving to depose Trump and Cohen.

People Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team
Author: 0 Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team

In announcing the appointment, the White House described Sunshine as a devoted young Republican and said that she had completed a term as a White House intern. Omarosa Manigault Newman, who appeared on Trump's reality TV show " The Apprentice ", previously served as a director of communications in the office of public liaison until she left the position previous year, BBC News reported .

People Monmouth County sheriff cracks down on distracted driving
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Sheriff Shaun Golden says that "texting and talking on a cellphone while driving is irresponsible and illegal". A statewide survey of Washington drivers found that 96 percent of respondents agreed using a cellphone while driving is risky, 88 percent said they don't check social media while driving and most said they do not read incoming texts, according to a press release from the traffic safety commission.

People In Uttar Pradesh, BR Ambedkar Becomes Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
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In an unprecedented move, the Uttar Pradesh government, led by Yogi Adityanath , has ordered departments across the state to henceforth refer to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar as Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar, in all their official correspondence. The BJP supporters" justification for the addition of "Ramji' was that it was Ambedkar's father's name and there was a tradition in Maharashtra to carry father's name as the middle name of individuals.

People Government mulls filing review petition in SC over dilution of SC/ST Act
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After the meeting, Paswan and other delegation members said the government was "committed" to file a review petition against the dilution of some provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. On March 20, the Supreme Court diluted stringent provisions mandating immediate arrest under the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities (POA) Act. "We think that he will take some immediate action and some justice will be done".

People Reno Police Looking For Robbery Suspect
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The Nepal police on Thursday arrested a security guard in connection with a robbery in the Indian Overseas Bank's Virugambakkam branch in Chennai . On March 16, police believe the same man robbed a bank in Oakland. He left with an undisclosed amount of money, according to police. According to police, on January 6, officers responded to a panic alarm at Delta Gas located at 250 South Colony Road.

People Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann resigns after ball tampering scandal
Author: 0 Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann resigns after ball tampering scandal

I am absolutely gutted. I love the game of cricket. "It's a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy". "You're affecting your parents". I lied. I lied about the sandpaper . The 25-year-old said, "I want to say that I am very sorry". I'm embarrassed by that. "I have never ever been involved in tampering with a ball (before now).it compromises my values and what I stand for as a player and a person".

People DOD to Commemorate 1st Anniversary of National Vietnam War Veterans Day
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To show our respect for those who served in the Vietnam War, the City of Groveland the Mayor, along with Paula Hall and Evelyn Wilson will be unveiling a special plaque dedicated to Vietnam Veterans this coming National Vietnam Day. All answered the call of duty. The U.S. began commemoration of the Vietnam War's 50th anniversary in 2012 and will continue through Veterans Day 2025.

People Hunt underway for driver who tried to ram French soldiers
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The troops of the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment, who were out on their morning jog outside their base in Varces-Allières-et-Risset, in the French Alps, had to jump into a ditch to avoid the pavement-mounting Peugeot-make vehicle, according to reports .

People Stormy Daniels' attorney files motion to depose President Trump
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' attorney files motion to depose President Trump

This could detrmine if laws were broken by Mr. Cohen, President Trump , or the Trump Campaign. Her lawyer, Michael Avenatti , told MSNBC on Monday that his client is receiving "threats on a near-hourly basis" and that "she's certainly scared for her safety and the safety of her family".

People Miguel Perez Jr. Deported: US Army Vet Served in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Miguel Perez Jr. Deported: US Army Vet Served in Afghanistan

In a statement , the spokeswoman, Nicole Alberico of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , or ICE, said immigration agents returned Miguel Perez Jr., 39, to Mexican authorities on Friday. "We can do better than this", she said. "ICE specifically identifies service in the USA military as a positive factor that is considered when deciding whether or not prosecutorial discretion should be exercised".

People Hawk softball continues hot season start with back-to-back wins
Author: 0 Hawk softball continues hot season start with back-to-back wins

The second game of the day saw KSU beat Marist 9-6. "We have a lot stacked against us, but we are going to play the game we know which is going to be the key to our success", Leonardos said. Williams last Monday. The Trojans didn't miss a beat in the third as they scored 10 runs to run away with a 17-7 win Monday night. Marshfield mustered only the one run on two hits (both singles) with a walk and six strikeouts.

People ISRO Launches GSAT6A Communication Satellite From Sriharikota
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The GSAT-6A has now separated from the launch vehicle and the satellite has been placed in the orbit. The communication satellite is believed to enhance communication services for the Indian military. The GSLV-MkII rocket slung the satellite in a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) from where it would be taken up to its final geostationary orbit by three orbit raising manoeuvres.

People Worboys case: Nick Hardwick says justice secretary 'at fault too'
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Professor Nick Hardwick stood down as chairman of the Board after its hugely controversial decision to order black cab rapist Worboys's release was quashed by the High Court . "For victims, and all Londoners, it must be properly scrutinized in the courts". It also examined whether the Parole Board acted reasonably in making the decision, taking into account all relevant considerations.

People Whistleblower names Congress as client of Cambridge Analytica
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It turns out that Camebridge Analytica (CA), the British political consulting firm which has been accused of gathering 50 million Facebook users in the U.S. This was because the Vote Leave campaign spent £2.7 million, or 40 percent of its budget on Aggregate IQ, targeting up to 7 million voters. Wylie's testimony showed how the data firm often worked with rivals.

People Holy Week and Easter Services
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Additionally, Cedartown First United Methodist is hosting a Maundy Thursday service with communion starting at 7 p.m.in their sanctuary at College Street and Wissahickon Avenue in Cedartown. On Good Friday FBC will host a block party at Summers Field from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with games, food and an outdoor movie. The service is open to the public.

People Students, Driver Hurt in School Bus Crash at Ft. Leonard Wood
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An 11-year-old boy and a Plattsburgh woman were injured Tuesday when a auto collided head on with a Plattsburgh City School bus on Peru Street near Byrne Lane. Tuesday, according to authorities. The bus company confirms that the driver has been suspended pending a complete investigation. District and bus company officials are cooperating, Willis said.

People Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections
Author: 0 Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections

He plans to schedule special elections in two vacant legislative seats by noon on Thursday. A judge is considering a request from the Wisconsin Department of Justice to delay her order requiring Gov. Keith Ripp and Sen. Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, took jobs in the Walker administration. They moved to change the special election law - and make it retroactive.

People U.S. won't pay more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping anymore
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After complex negotiations among the UN's 193 countries, the peacekeeping budget for 2017-2018 was set at $6.8 billion with 10 countries paying the lion's share. "We need to develop a "culture of performance" when it comes to the peacekeeping operations at the UN". The UN chief underscored that they nevertheless also suffered as a result of unrealistic demands, and as a result, both lives and credibility are being lost.