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Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death in 'domestic incident'

Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death in 'domestic incident' The house is now cordoned off while the police investigation continues. It's completely out of character. Bill, who is understood to have five children, is believed to have doted on Mylee who he called "Moo". 'We have scarcely dozed and are simply endeavoring to comprehend and process what has happened. Mylee Billingham, in the last photo of her posted on Facebook before her death. [Full Article...]

Change Schoolbooks, Darwin Theory Of Evolution Is 'Scientifically Wrong', Says MoS HRD

Change Schoolbooks, Darwin Theory Of Evolution Is 'Scientifically Wrong', Says MoS HRD Senior scientists slammed the minister's comment - that nobody, "including our ancestors", mentions seeing an ape turning into a man - as wrong at multiple levels and defying both logic and biology. "Since the man is seen on Earth he has always been a man", he was quoted as saying to media during an event recently. An editorial on the Indian news site The Wire said: "Singh's remarks are risky ... [Full Article...]

Basant Panchami 2018: All you need to know about the spring festival

Basant Panchami 2018: All you need to know about the spring festival Kuldeep Singh: I wish the lovely festival of spring bring lots of knowledge, success in our life. Wear yellow clothes to symbolize the significance of the colour in the festival. Though the festival is believed to be an occasion to invoke the deity and have her blessings to acquire knowledge and improve learning, gradually more thrust is being given on looks and attire with the city streets tu... [Full Article...]

California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards

California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards The newly minted documentation is part of the REAL ID Act-the implementation of a 2005 appropriation from Congress to fight "The Global War on Terror" under President George W. Customers who have married, divorced or otherwise changed their names also may need to provide a name-change document. If they don't have the new card, people will still be allowed to use their passports or military IDs to ... [Full Article...]

Scott signs pot legalization bill

Scott signs pot legalization bill To that end, it should be seen as a positive sign that Scott's Marijuana Advisory Commission released a report last week with road safety recommendations and a calling for a Health Department-led cannabis public health campaign - though the report was silent on how to tax or regulate cannabis sales. [Full Article...]

North Koreans face protest during Pyeongchang 2018 visit

North Koreans face protest during Pyeongchang 2018 visit A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will bring 22 North Korean athletes across the border to South Korea , where they will march as one under a unification flag at the opening ceremony and compete together in one sport. Its ruler Kim Jong-un also traded colourful personal insults and threats of war with US President Donald Trump , sparking fears of another conflict on the penins... [Full Article...]

Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment

Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment Their comments were met with widespread skepticism because both Republicans said last week that they "do not recall" if Trump made the comment. The writer is a physician . Trump's doctor however said that he would be working on a plan to try to cut calories, fats and carbohydrates out of the president's diet "as much as we can". [Full Article...]

Federal shutdown causes local parks to close

Federal shutdown causes local parks to close The Chisos Mountains Lodge, the privately operated resort inside the park, remains open , lodge operators said. "Reservations will continue to be honored at concession venues and the parks will be administered with the objective of causing the least inconvenience and discomfort to park visitors". [Full Article...]

White Home voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown

White Home voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Sunday accused Senate Democrats of misrepresenting negotiations with President Trump in order to keep the government open. "The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked", Trump said in his tweet . One of the key obstacles to reaching a deal has been how to address the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which ... [Full Article...]

Dem senator: Tom Cotton 'wants a shutdown in the worst way'

Dem senator: Tom Cotton 'wants a shutdown in the worst way' Cotton and Sen. David Perdue , R-Ga., denied on Thursday, the day of the meeting, that Trump made the slur, but the next day they shifted to saying they did not recall exactly what the president said. But at last Thursday's White House meeting on immigration with lawmakers, Trump made an about-face, rejecting a deal and, according to one official in the meeting, complaining about immigran... [Full Article...]

Thunderstorms possible today; mercury will drop overnight

Thunderstorms possible today; mercury will drop overnight Severe thunderstorms that may produce strong winds and hail are forecast for Sunday across portions of far southeast and east Oklahoma and parts of west central and northwest Arkansas, according to national meteorologists. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high at 44. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. [Full Article...]

More Americans blame the GOP for the government shutdown

More Americans blame the GOP for the government shutdown The House passed a spending bill Thursday to fund the government through February 16, giving lawmakers more time to work out a compromise on legislation to fund federal agencies through September. The government shutdown is set to complicate the beginning of the workweek. New York's Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will re-open on Monday however, after Governor Andrew Cuomo said US$65,00... [Full Article...]

Court: Pennsylvania's congressional map is illegal and must be redrawn

Court: Pennsylvania's congressional map is illegal and must be redrawn The League of Women Voters had challenged the district map in court, arguing that the state's congressional lines were "among the most extreme partisan gerrymanders in American history". R-Jefferson County, said the leaders will seek a stay of today's order from the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices indicated the state's congressional primary on May 15 would proceed as scheduled. [Full Article...]

U.S. government workers awake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

U.S. government workers awake to shutdown, Senate vote looms Paul called on Republican leadership in both chambers of Congress to commit to a week of debate and a vote on immigration legislation in the next month, to win over Democratic votes to reopen the government. "I don't think this is the right way to get policy outcomes is to shut the government down". Democrats began the year hopeful that Trump, who has expressed sympathy for the young immig... [Full Article...]

N.Korea advance team arrives in South

N.Korea advance team arrives in South A North Korean delegation wrapped up a rare visit to South Korea on Monday to plan cultural performances there during the Winter Olympics , and was met with both enthusiastic crowds and angry protests as it checked out venues in Seoul. The IOC will grant accreditations to 22 athletes from the DPRK who will compete in three sports and five disciplines, including figure skating, short track spe... [Full Article...]

In London, Tillerson goes where Trump wouldn't - to U.S. embassy

In London, Tillerson goes where Trump wouldn't - to U.S. embassy The pair talked about the Iranian nuclear agreement, Yemen and Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in Syria. Johnson added: "It is always worth saying that the relationship between the U.S. "We'll do that when the time is right". But Trump also said he wanted to work with European allies and Congress to fix what he called "disastrous flaws" in the 2015 Iran deal signed under his predecessor, B... [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel

Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel The United States will transfer its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and open a new facility next year, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers on Monday. Pence and Netanyahu held a private meeting during which the Israeli prime minister said the two would discuss "how to further strengthen our remarkable alliance-it's never been stronger-and how to advance peace and security in ou... [Full Article...]

Egypt rejects Turkish military operations against Syrian Afrin

Egypt rejects Turkish military operations against Syrian Afrin Together with regime backer Iran and rebel supporter Turkey , Russia - a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - wants to convene a peace conference with the aim of agreeing to a new constitution for post-war Syria . Kurds are also the largest ethnic minority in Turkey , comprising between 15% and 20% of the Turkish population. The United States is backing the YPG in Syria , seei... [Full Article...]

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Leads The 2018 Golden Raspberry Award Nominations

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Leads The 2018 Golden Raspberry Award Nominations While never the most unpredictable of the annual film awards, the Golden Raspberries/Razzies can still throw out a few surprises every now and then. While it's no surprise to see lame duck franchises like Transformers and 50 Shades getting trashed by the Razzies, there is a shocker or two to be found in the Worst Actress category. [Full Article...]

Student injured in shooting at Texas school

Student injured in shooting at Texas school The shooter was "located and taken into custody without incident", the statement said. Gun Violence Archive reports that so far in 2018, there have been 13 mass shootings that have injured and killed innocent civilians. Students were moved "under guard" to the high school's gymnasium, also known as "the dome", she confirmed. The school will partner with Region 10 to provide grief counselin... [Full Article...]


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