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North Carolina teachers join 'Red for Ed' walkouts for higher pay

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Strikes , walkouts and protest rallies have swept through West Virginia , Arizona , Kentucky , Colorado and Oklahoma since February. But that doesn't mean the fight will end Wednesday. Gov. Roy Cooper spoke at Wednesday's "Rally for Respect", put on by the North Carolina Association of Educators. The senator says the legislature has been giving teachers raises, but a CMS teacher tells FOX 46 Charlotte her take home pay is actually going down. Read More »

Karnataka registers 72.13 % turnout, better than last election in 2013

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He also brushed aside the exit polls projections and termed them as "entertainment for the next 2 days". He later joined Congress and became the chief minister of the southern state. Please note average of 6+4+2 is 4. The India Today-Axis exit poll said the Congress would be the single largest party. Dismissing speculations of hung assembly Yeddyurappa told reporters in Bengaluru today that he can give in writing that the BJP will get an absolute majority bagging 125 to 130 seats. Read More »

Ebola Outbreak Declared In Congo After 11 Cases Confirmed, 1 Death

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He stressed however that the possibility of an worldwide spread of the disease was still considered "low", but said the situation was constantly being evaluated. Five samples were collected from 5 patients and two have been confirmed by the laboratory. The virus is transmitted to human through contact with wild animals and can then be passed from person to person. Read More »

Congo Ebola outbreak kills 17 but risk of spreading is 'very low'

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has alerted all health institutions following the outbreak of the Ebola Virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo , on Tuesday May 8, 2018. The ministry has also established the National Health Emergencies Council to expedite prevention of Ebola and other diseases. Ebola is highly infectious and extremely lethal and caused chaos in West Africa back in 2013 to 2016. Read More »

Saudi Arabia 'to seek nuclear weapon' if Iran resumes program

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But a drop in Iranian exports due to a return of US sanctions , plus involuntary supply losses in other OPEC members such as Venezuela, would mean the supply cut would be significantly larger than intended. The JCPOA is in America's interest - it has significantly rolled back Iran's nuclear program. The inflammatory remarks from Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir came just a day after Donald Trump pulled the United States of America out of the Iran nuclear deal. Read More »

On Twitter, Trump Urges West Virginians to Vote Against Blankenship

Senate, who has ever entertained the idea becoming Chinese". Some Republicans worry Blankenship's controversial past could jeopardize their chances at unseating Manchin. Blankenship has argued for months that he is " Trumpier than Trump ". "Well, it surprised me", Blankenship told Fox News about the President's tweet . Read More »

Gun restrictions at NRA convention spark 'irony' outcry

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Trump spoke at the convention during both years of his presidential run and during his first year in the White House, when he thanked gun enthusiasts for their support during the 2016 election. The White House confirmed Monday that the president will take part. Another user, Grundy1133 said, "I've decided not to attend". Pence had been slated to deliver the convention's keynote speech Friday, which some family and friends of Parkland victims said upset them because he has yet to meet with ... Read More »

SC collegium defers decision on Justice Joseph

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In a move that will avoid an immediate confrontation with the Centre, the Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday deferred its decision to reconsider the name of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph for elevation as a judge of the apex court. Read More »

Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise — CDC

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Better control of mosquitoes and ticks is needed to protect people from these costly and deadly diseases. Tick-transmitted diseases are more likely to affect Northeastern states. mayonii - that has caused Lyme disease in the upper Midwest. " Time and again, we see patients seeking care that will help ease their suffering". Read More »

Australia hope for DN Test vs India

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Sky Sports has secured the rights to broadcast ball-by-ball coverage of Ireland's inaugural Test - against Pakistan - and the T20I series against India . Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland speaks to media. Metricon will host a T20 game between Australia and South Africa in November in a decision which will be formally announced at a press conference later today. Read More »

Real Madrid v Bayern preview: Zinedine Zidane wants holders to attack Bavarians

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However, Zidane and Madrid have experience of being on the wrong end of a Bayern backlash, having found themselves in the same situation at the quarter-final stage last season. "In the dressing rooms, you can see how much we want it, and we'll put in 100 percent of what we have". In 12 of them, the stronger was the real world, even in the 11-year - Bavaria . Read More »

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey Has Passed Away

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Harvey had a stroke on April 4. The idea behind Burning Man was to commemorate the beginning of the summer solstice. "And he said, 'Can you say that again?' And I did and we did it". He was 100 percent authentic to his core. Although known for retaining its joyful celebrative atmosphere as it grew from a small gathering to one of huge proportions, Burning Man occasionally had its problems. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys trade for Tavon Austin from Los Angeles Rams

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Austin, a former first-round pick, will look to rejuvenate his career in Dallas. Obviously, the Cowboys are still in need of wide receiver help. From adding depth to the offensive line with players Joseph Noteboom and Brian Allen to from filling needs at linebacker with Micah Kiser , Los Angeles has plenty of reasons to be thrilled with their selections from this year's draft. Read More »

Facebook introduces ''Sleep Mode'' for parents in Messenger Kids

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Announced on Friday, Facebook is adding a sleep mode to Messenger Kids. "Sleep mode" feature live within a parent's main Facebook app but for now though only one parent will have the access to control this feature inside Facebook . The social networking giant has no intention of pulling the plug on what is a window into the Facebook world for those yet to reach the ripe old age of 13. Read More »

Saudi-led air strikes kill at least 20 at Yemen wedding

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At least 46 people were wounded in the attack, 30 of them children, the official added. Graphic video of the airstrike's aftermath released by Houthi-run media showed a young boy clinging to his father's corpse and crying as medics tried to pull him away. Read More »

CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from tainted lettuce

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While the lettuce has been infected with E.Coli in the USA - in an outbreak that has sent 31 people to hospital in recent weeks - no traces of the bacteria appears to have affected Canadian produce, the agency said. No common grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been identified, according to the CDC. This includes whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. Read More »

Jazz even series with Thunder with 102-95 victory in Game 2

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He connected on just 10 of his 25 attempts but made some key baskets down the stretch to seal the victory. Favors was imposing, posting career playoff highs of 20 points and 16 rebounds and making it hard to picture this team without him as he enters free agency this summer. Read More »

False alarm set off Syrian air defenses: pro-Assad commander

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Only hours later, Syrian TV carried a military statement saying that air defenses fired a number of missiles because of a "false alarm", without providing more information. However, Russia has repeatedly denied all allegations. Ahmet Uzumcu, Director-General of the group, hoped "all necessary arrangements will be made.to allow the team to deploy to Douma as soon as possible", he told an executive council meeting Monday. Read More »

U.S. launches 'precision srikes' on Syria as UK, France join in

Syria's air defence system, which mostly consists of systems made in the Soviet Union, has intercepted 71 of the missiles fired on Saturday by the US, British and French forces, he added. Mr. Assad's key ally Iran also slammed the attack, with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei describing Western leaders as "criminals". Syrian air defenses responded to the joint strikes by the United States, France and Britain. Read More »

BJP Fast: Congress demands Parliament be reconvened to debate and legislate

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Rubbishing allegations of the NDA trying to do away with reservation, the Union Minister said there was no truth to it and instead, the Central government was doing everything to address the complaints of the Dalits in the aftermath of a recent Supreme Court decision that introduced anticipatory bail in discrimination case while also making it mandatory for the police officers to first check the legitimacy of the complaint before filing an FIR or arresting the accused. Read More »

Severe concussion in your 20s increases risk of dementia, study warns

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Professor Jonathan Schott of UCL's Institute of Neurology said the research provides "perhaps the best evidence yet that traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for dementia", but said further work was required to differentiate types of injuries, such as sport-related concussions, and how they affect the brain. Read More »

Dhawan stars in SRH's win over Rajasthan Royals

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Rajasthan have packed their batting with big names at the expense of their bowling. Sunrisers Hyderabad replaced the Deccan Chargers for the 2013 season and have performed well reaching the play-offs twice and winning the title in 2016. Read More »

Arab fashion week comes to Saudi Arabia

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Macron invited Hariri to Paris for talks and he later rescinded his resignation, a development that analysts say exposed the limits of the prince's authority. Prince Mohammed, wrapping up his first official visit to France, said during a joint news conference with the French leader that Saudi Arabia would support a military operation in Syria. Read More »

Surgeon general encourages: Carry naloxone

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As noted in the statement advising more Americans to carry naloxone , over 42,000 Americans died as a result of opioid overdoses in 2016. The organization symbolizing nearly 3,000 local health divisions across the nation approved the drive of the surgeon general, however, said it is merely single stride in the many-sided attempt required to control the opioid epidemic. Read More »

Wellington vs. Clearview softball: Rosecrans pitches, powers Dukes to win

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Howard pitched one inning in relief, allowing no runs and no hits. Maisie Weishoff went 2 for 4 with two RBIs for the Warriors and Santa Iontchevska was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored. Mater Dei sophomore Destinee Noury was 1-for-2 with an RBI. Moore experienced the home run trot, but in a much different way. For the first game in the Lookout Valley Tournament the Lady Jackets had 8 hits and scored only 2 runs for the 6-2 loss. Read More »

No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist

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In the tweet , it said that the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office identified the body recovered in the Chattahoochee River as Timothy Cunningham. The article said he was continuing on his family's path into the medical field; his father was an Air Force nurse for 30 years, and his mother worked for the state health department as a program manager. Read More »

Yes, it's April. No, we're not done with snow

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How much snow? Right now it looks like up to an inch is possible with a few spots perhaps topping out around 2 inches. The storm left half a foot of snow in Minnesota and the Dakotas, and up to 19 inches in parts of Montana. Bitterly cold air, at least for April standards, will move into the Midwest Tuesday into Wednesday and reach the East Coast by Wednesday night . Read More »

Grindr Admits To Sharing Its Users' HIV Information

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The popular gay hook-up app came under fire yesterday as a Swedish TV program reported on the findings of a Norwegian nonprofit organization , which became concerned in February about information Grindr was sharing with two other companies, Localytics and Apptimize . Read More »

Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation

Van der Zwaan's communications with Gates and a person with Russian intelligence ties became important to the special counsel's broader investigation , as it pursues crimes related to Russian interference in the 2016 election, Mueller's team has said. Read More »

Secondus to challenge Lai in court over N200m allegation

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A former member of the Federal House of Representatives, Mr West Idahosa, has faulted the Federal Government's list of alleged looters . The list, released at a news briefing in Lagos, contained the names of six PDP politicians topped by that of the party's National Chairman. Read More »

Strongly oppose Air India sale: Mamata

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The trade union has also said that despite opposition from unions, the government privatised the airports and "forcibly" merged the Indian Airlines and Air India which perpetuated the problems for the national carrier. Bids for the assets are expected to be submitted by May 14. The plan, detailed Thursday, calls for the government to offload 76 percent of its holding and $5.1 billion of the airline's $7.8 billion debt . Read More »

Delhi Budget: 26% allocation for education

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To promote safety and security of students in schools, Mr Sisodia said about 1.2 lakh CCTV cameras will be installed in all Government school buildings, and proposed Rs 175 crore in this regard. The State finance minister, who also holds education portfolio, informed that the government has increased the budget allocation for education this year at Rs.13,997 crore. Read More »