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by | April 02, 2018 | 21:58

Oklahoma teachers, however, say they are prepared to fight for their students. Some school districts have called off classes Monday, but much of the state is on spring break. West Virginia's 9-day strike resulted in a 5 percent raise for teachers. Now, teachers in Arizona thronged their GOP-run Capitol this week, demanding a 20 percent teacher pay hike.

by | April 02, 2018 | 21:14

But for a long time, the exact return point was being closely followed . In 1979, the 8-tonne U.S. space agency, 'Skylab, ' was partially uncontrolled. After Tiangong-1, China sent Tiangong-2, the country's first space lab "in the strict sense", into orbit on september 15, 2016. Below are some questions and answers about the station, its re-entry and the past and future of China's ambitious space program.

by | April 02, 2018 | 20:46

That information combined with the fact that there were no skid marks at the scene has led authorities to believe the crash was intentional, Baarts told the AP. Jennifer Jean Hart and Sarah Margaret Hart, both 38, and three of their children, Abigail, 14, Jeremiah, 14, and Markis, 19, were all found dead in the couple's SUV , after it went plummeting over a scenic outlook and into the ocean in Mendocino County.

by | April 02, 2018 | 20:00

Couch was 16 when he hit and killed four pedestrians. Two people riding in the bed of the pickup were tossed in the crash and severely injured. One of those passengers was left permanently paralyzed. Couch and his mother Tonya Couch, 50, fled to Mexico in 2015 as prosecutors weighed whether to revoke the probation after video surfaced that appeared to show Ethan Couch at a party where people were drinking.

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:20

We'll be looking for a high in the low 80s during the afternoon, with cooler and breezier conditions moving in during the overnight behind the cold front. Further rain, sleet and hill snow for much of Monday in the far north. A sunny day with light winds and mostly comfortable temperatures is expected.

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:21

South Africa have never defeated Australia in a home Test series since the end of apartheid, failing on seven previous attempts. South Africa were 202 for three at lunch, an overall lead of 469. "When you have got some of your best players not in the side it's about people picking up the slack and trying to get better every day". South Africa's frustrating morning was compounded when seamer Morne Morkel , playing in his final test before retirement from worldwide cricket, was ...

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:12

A total of 21,835,387 voted for Sisi at home and overseas, head of Egypt's National Elections Authority (NEA), Lashin Ibrahim, told a press conference in Cairo. Sisi had been virtually guaranteed a landslide win, confirmed by early tallies as voting ended on Wednesday. Sisi said he had wanted more candidates to run and that he had had nothing to do with the opposition withdrawals.

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:01

The April meeting comes ahead of a planned summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in May. Abe said he will travel to the US from April 17 to 20 and hold two days of talks with Mr. Japanese officials including Abe have left open the possibility that Abe may hold talks with Kim Jong-un, with a focus on the abductions, although diplomatic experts say that would likely be after seeing how the other summits play out.

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:00

Upon his release from prison, Mandela and his Madikizela-Mandela walked hand-in-hand, a moment that was captured in an iconic photograph. Her personal assistant Zodwa Zwane confirmed her death on Monday afternoon. They were married for a total of 38 years, although for nearly three decades of that time they were separated due to Mr Mandela's imprisonment. She always denied the allegation, and the sentence was reduced to a fine.

by | April 02, 2018 | 18:44

Chukwu made the call when troops arrested three Boko Haram suspects from Ngurore in Borno State . Boko Haram's almost nine-year fight to establish an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria has claimed at least 20,000 lives and displaced more than two million people.

by | April 02, 2018 | 18:42

During a reception at the Prime Minister's Office last week, she tearfully said during a televised speech that it was "a dream" to finally return home. During the visit, she met PM and visited her hometown Swat. She said now people could go to Swat, Hunza or anywhere in Pakistan as there was no terrorism and the people of Pakistan were also peace-loving.

by | April 02, 2018 | 18:39

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal said the court will take up the application, filed by Jaitley and Kejriwal through their respective counsels, tomorrow. In his letter to Jaitley, Kejriwal said the allegations were based on information and papers furnished to him by "certain individuals who represented to have first-hand insight" into the DDCA's affairs.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:48

The reports come after Syria's army on Saturday vowed to finish off rebels in Douma, the main town in Eastern Ghouta. Successive evacuation deals for other parts of Ghouta have seen more than 46,000 fighters and civilians bussed out in recent weeks, according to a tally of figures provided by SANA .

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:43

While Trump said "no deal" for the DACA program, it is still operational. " Mexico has got to help us at the border", the president said. "If they ask for asylum or say, 'I fear [going] back to my country, ' then we have to process them under 'credible fear, ' which allows them to be released into our country", Judd added .

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:35

You are also more likely to be struck by lightning (1 in 1,083,000, according to the National Weather Service), getting bitten by a shark (one in 3.7 million, according to the National Aquarium in Baltimore ), or the Cleveland Browns winning the 2019 Super Bowl ( very low , according to oddsmakers) than having a piece of it hit you.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:37

Trump ordered USA trade officials to bring a WTO case challenging Chinese technology licensing. " Trump gave us a heavy shot, and China is giving a light shot back", said Shi Yinhong, director of the U.S. to win one. Mnuchin is reportedly considering a trip to China over to continue talks. The trade war row comes after the US President hit Beijing with steel and aluminium duties totalling $60 billion last month.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:30

The meal included a piece of baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked beans, a dinner roll, and a cookie. "Last year we chose to do an Easter dinner, we had 150 people and this year is our second annual and we're expecting about 200 people", Ciurleo said.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:28

Three separate encounters took place in the valley - one in Anantnag during the night and two on Sunday morning in Dragad and Kachdoora villages. J&K police is yet to confirm the final identity of militants however police officials say top commanders were among the killed .

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:18

Two planes from Washington and NY reportedly landed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport carrying US-based diplomats and their families. Tensions between Moscow and the West are high after Britain said it was " highly likely " that Russian Federation was responsible for the poisoning.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:12

Poulter was staring defeat in the face at the Houston Open , as he stood over a death or glory twenty footer on the 72nd hole, trailing playing partner Beau Hossler by a shot. "I got the best of Ian Poulter today and he got the best of me", said Hossler. "I had to dig deep today", said Poulter, who closed with a 5-under 67.

by | April 02, 2018 | 16:57

Marchers were demonstrating as part of days-long protests following the killing of Clark , an unarmed black man shot eight times by Sacramento police on March 18. When the officers encountered Clark there, according to the body cam footage as well as a chopper recording overhead, they believed Clark was in possession of a "toolbar", according to police accounts.

by | April 02, 2018 | 16:01

According to the customs officers, border control measures will be bolstered in wake of the arrests. It surely sounds something out of a crime flick. Gao targeted young women wearing red and followed them home, often cutting their throats and mutilating their bodies, according to state media reports.

by | April 02, 2018 | 15:05

The attack started in the morning when two suicide vehicle bombs exploded at the entrance to the heavily fortified base in Bulo-Marer, an agricultural town in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, said Somali army Col. Heavily armed al-Shabab fighters have attacked an African Union base southwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu . An AMISOM spokesman could not be reached for comment.

by | April 02, 2018 | 14:56

A committee of British lawmakers published written evidence yesterday provided by a whistleblower who says information about 50 million Facebook users ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica . Among the updates are tools to find, download and delete your Facebook data, as well as a simplified settings menu "accessible from a single place", Egan and Beringer said.

by | April 02, 2018 | 14:35

Carlos Alvarado , Costa Rica's centre-left presidential candidate, is set to be the country's next leader after elections on Sunday. Plenty of voters weren't necessarily in love with the ruling party's candidate, Carlos Alvarado , but saw the idea of handing the presidency to his opponent - a former evangelical pastor who had railed against the "secular state" - as unthinkable.