• Classrooms equipped with buckets of rocks to stone shooters
Classrooms equipped with buckets of rocks to stone shooters

The superintendent provided BuzzFeed News with an image of some of the river rocks that have been collected and stashed in buckets in each of his school's classrooms. Another district had floated the idea of using golf balls, Helsel said, according Fox News but that idea did not seem effective to him. The buckets of rocks are a "last resort" ...

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  • Earth Hour: Sydney goes dark for global climate campaign
Earth Hour: Sydney goes dark for global climate campaign

The next Earth Hour starts tonight (Saturday 24 March) at 8.30pm and finishes at 9.30pm, local time. Further, the governor appealed to the people to log onto to www.earthhour.in to know how they can adopt simple practices in their day to day lives that were environment friendly.

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  • Family Of Four From Iowa Found Dead In Mexico
Family Of Four From Iowa Found Dead In Mexico

The police acted following the United States embassy's report that the family was missing. Ashli Peterson said the family from Creston, Iowa, did not make their flight coming home from their vacation on Wednesday. The U.S. State Department arranged an emergency wellness check, which found all four family members deceased in the condo. The family ...

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  • USA charges nine Iranians suspected of hacking universities
USA charges nine Iranians suspected of hacking universities

Mabna Institute employees and contractors "engaged in the theft of valuable intellectual property and data from hundreds of USA and third-country universities.for private financial gain", the Treasury said . Among their techniques was to pose as professors from other universities to send spear phishing emails to other professionals. Geoffrey Be...

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  • Worries about China tariffs send stock market sharply lower
Worries about China tariffs send stock market sharply lower

By imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of Chinese goods and identifying China as an "economic enemy", Trump has indeed set in motion a potential trade war. On Thursday they fled stocks and bought bonds, which sent bond prices higher and yields lower. "The equity market will bear the brunt of the market reaction".

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  • Poland mooting response to attack on spy in United Kingdom: deputy FM
Poland mooting response to attack on spy in United Kingdom: deputy FM

The EU has recalled its ambassador to Russia, German Markus Ederer, "for consultations" after saying on Thursday it was "highly likely" Russia was behind the attack. Also this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European Union leaders to unite and condemn Russian Federation for not respecting worldwide rules or borders, while Moscow slam...

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  • Austin Bomber Mark Conditt Recorded 25-Minute Confession, 'TMZ' reports
Austin Bomber Mark Conditt Recorded 25-Minute Confession, 'TMZ' reports

A standoff occurred between the 24-year-old white male and officers at a hotel in Round Rock, Texas , where he ended up detonating a bomb inside his vehicle and killing himself. Police Chief Brian Manley said early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device in his vehicle as SWAT team members were closing in. Federal agencies and the...

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  • Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8-Month Term
Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8-Month Term

Tamimi was arrested on December 19 for assaulting an Israeli soldier after troops shot her 15-year-old cousin Mohammad Tamimi in the head at close range with a rubber bullet. Israelis accuse her family of using her as a pawn in staged provocations. In Israel , she is seen either as a naive youth manipulated by her elders or a threat to Israel'...

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  • China plans $3bn USA tariffs
China plans $3bn USA tariffs

It also wants to slap the U.S. with a 25 percent tariff on pork and recycled aluminum imports. About 97 percent of US wine exports come from California. China typically responds to trade salvos proportionally, which economists call a tit-for-tat response. Fresh fruit, dried fruit and nuts, wine, modified ethanol, ginseng and seamless steel pi...

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  • Iconic blue passports to be made in France
Iconic blue passports to be made in France

De la Rue employed more than 600 staff at the site previous year. De La Rue boss Martin Sutherland said it was "disappointing and surprising" that "this icon of British identity is going to be manufactured in France". There are, however, others who felt changing the colour of the British passport from burgundy, which is preferred across the Europ...

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  • Tens of thousands of public sector workers strike across France
Tens of thousands of public sector workers strike across France

Train drivers , teachers, nurses and air traffic controllers held more than 150 marches in towns and cities across France . It was the first time public sector workers, ranging from air-traffic controllers to civil servants, had joined with rail workers and pensioners to protest over the economic reforms Macron has sought to introduce since h...

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  • Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military Policy
Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military Policy

Military ". A federal judge this week ordered the administration to reveal the names of the experts comprising the panel behind the new policy; the administration has claimed executive privilege requires it to turn only minimal information over to the court .

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  • North, South Korea to hold talks in a week
North, South Korea to hold talks in a week

A team of three officials will be led by Ri Son Gwon, the chairman of North Korea's committee for the peaceful reunification of the country , the South's Unification Ministry said. Kono also asked the US officials to ensure that before Trump meets Kim in May for an unprecedented U.S. South Korea's presidential office said Wednesday it wants preli...

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  • Bancroft could face ball tampering questions
Bancroft could face ball tampering questions

Australia series took another ugly turn as Cameron Bancroft and Steven Smith found themselves in the eye of a ball tampering storm on the third day of the Cape Town Test. Smith stated that he would not be stepping down as captain, even though he took full responsibility for what happened. "We saw this as such an important game".

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  • Amazon now second-most valuable company in the world
Amazon now second-most valuable company in the world

About 1.21 million shares traded. Merit Medical Systems, Inc. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is reportedly looking at expanding a program that's not all that popular with its massive customer base.

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  • State Dept. announces $1B in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia
State Dept. announces $1B in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

Robert Mueller , as we know, has been examining the influence of foreign money on the Trump campaign and administration-an investigation that led him to Nader, a well-known, if somewhat fringe figure in some Washington circles, who now serves as an adviser to Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and who was involved in coordin...

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  • Ronaldo triumphs in duel with Salah
Ronaldo triumphs in duel with Salah

Hopefully, Salah and Ronaldo carry this form into the World Cup this summer. Egypt will play another friendly match during its camp in Switzerland against Greece. Portugal lost possession and the livewire Trezeguet pounced on the loose ball, feeding Salah after a marauding run. He then drilled the return feed on his first touch, sending it...

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  • US Congress unveils $1.3tn spending budget
US Congress unveils $1.3tn spending budget

Voting 97 for and two against, the Senate on March 21 passed a bill (HR 1865) that would authorize Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act to be used to prosecute websites that facilitate prostitution and sex trafficking. "This is wrong. This is not the limited government conservatism our voters demand". United States lawmakers advan...

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  • Peru's Vizcarra to be sworn in as president Friday: president of Congress
Peru's Vizcarra to be sworn in as president Friday: president of Congress

LIMA – Scandal-plagued Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Wednesday that he made a decision to resign in the face of a “climate of ungovernability.”. "I've worked for nearly 60 years of my life with total transparency", Kuczynski said, adding that he had lifted his banking secrecy to prove all allegations were wrong.

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  • Palestinian gov't. blame Hamas for assassinate attempt on Hamdallah
Palestinian gov't. blame Hamas for assassinate attempt on Hamdallah

Hamas on Thursday announced that it had eliminated a Gaza Arab who tried to kill Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah when he visited Gaza last week. The government expressed its mistrust in the investigations conducted by Hamas's interior ministry that led to the killing of a citizen, alleging to be involved in the assassination...

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