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by | September 14, 2017 | 15:35

Stephens Indian High School on the Wind River Indian Reservation as part of her tour to highlight the innovative and groundbreaking work happening in schools across America, showcasing creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education.

by | September 14, 2017 | 15:31

Just 16,000 students were named Semifinalists in this year's competition, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced in a press release Wednesday. NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

by | September 14, 2017 | 15:09

Saaho is a movie which will show Prabhas in the lead role and the actor made fame with his last superhit Baahubali where he played a crucial and earned credibility for the same. As per a source on the set, the lunch box for Shraddha came directly from Prabhas' house. Saaho is an ambitious hi-tech action drama The teaser showcases Prabhas in a badass avatar and promises hi-tech visuals.

by | September 14, 2017 | 15:00

Several organisations and civil society in Arunachal Pradesh have been opposing citizenship to the refugees saying it would change the demography of the state. The Chakma and Hajong refugees did not have citizenship and land rights. The refugees' population has increased from about 5,000 in 1964-69 to one lakh.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:59

But Mourinho was unhappy at the way his players took their foot off the gas, playing fancy football , rather than killing off the game. "I think it was a very good debut", Lindelof said after the 3-0 win . Following the game, Mourinho confirmed that Pogba has suffered a hamstring injury, but he failed to provide any timeline on the player's recovery. When we stop playing seriously, stop playing as a team, I don't like it.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:54

Michael and Heather Martin , the parents behind the controversial DaddyOFive YouTube channel, issued a public apology in this video posted April 22, 2017. They have to learn the things that are appropriate and not appropriate, particularly with children. The couple's three other kids, Michael's stepchildren and Heather's biological children, weren't part of the investigation.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:47

Senate was brought to the White House on Wednesday to give Donald Trump a lesson, explaining to the ignorant president something any leader should know - that America has a dark past when it comes to racial issues. Such initiatives were championed by former President Barack Obama, but prospects during the Trump administration have appeared dim. "I hope this bipartisan action will help heal the wounds left in the aftermath of this tragedy and send a clear message to those that seek to ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:38

Earlier this week it was revealed a portion of the foreign aid budget was being spent on a project to help Chinese workers quit smoking despite Government pledges not to issue money to developed countries. "That's nonsense. We have done what is necessary as a government to meet the need". Despite sending reinforcements and ships to deliver help, France, Britain and the Netherlands have been criticized for not doing enough for the islands that they oversee.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:38

Earlier this year, Basi's 37th birthday was also marked with a lavish birthday cake made from her favourite foods - bamboo, flour, wheat and corn - to help her celebrate the milestone. Giant pandas have a notoriously low reproductive rate, a key contributor - along with habitat loss - to their status as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of threatened species.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:16

Twitter erupted with angry posts against Priyanka Chopra for being so ignorant about a state in India while she is on a global domination mode. A recent report by EclecticNorthEast.in stated that Pahuna in fact is only a recent film; there have been numerous Sikkimese films in the past.

by | September 14, 2017 | 14:11

Winds will shift out of the south by this evening. As we head into the weekend temperatures will remain near 90 degrees, but plan on only a 30% chance for a few afternoon showers and storms. Thursday: Mostly sunny and warmer with high in the mid to upper 80s. I say "as of now" for a reason: some of the computer weather models we use to forecast have the remnants of Jose getting close to the east coast.

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:56

In another tweet , she said, " Donald Trump is a bigot", and went on to criticize his supporters, adding "The height of white privilege is being able to ignore his white supremacy, because it's of no threat to you". Veteran NFL reporter Jim Trotter wrote to Hill, "Proud to call you a colleague and a friend". The group said it "supports Hill's First Amendment rights on all matters of discussion, within and outside the world of sports, as they do not impinge on her duties as a host and ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:51

Prosecutors said that the mayors should be arrested if they failed to appear under the criminal investigation into the poll that separatists have vowed to hold in defiance of Madrid . And on Wednesday, the official referendum website was shut down following a court order, the Guardia Civil police force said, prompting Puigdemont to immediately tweet the address of a new website.

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:51

A senior judge heading the panel hearing the review petitions of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif said today that the PML-N leader's disqualification was based on unanimous decision by five-members of the bench. In the verdict, all judges ruled to send references against Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Dar to an accountability court. It also stated that the JIT investigation was incomplete and can not be used as a basis for filing a NAB reference.

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:33

The Washington Examiner reports that Clinton rips the paper of record for "shoddy reporting" on the scandal arising from her use of a private email server for government business as secretary of state, even calling its approach "schizophrenic".

by | September 14, 2017 | 13:22

According to the Kremlin, some 12,700 Russian and Belarusian troops will participate in the land, sea and air drills to last until September 20; other observers contend that more than 100,000 soldiers will be involved. "Russia is testing us and testing us now at every opportunity". The Kremlin has vigorously defended its right to hold exercises and has long blamed the United States for ratcheting up tensions by expanding North Atlantic Treaty Organisation up to its borders and holding its ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:51

As for his post-White House future, Spicer himself told THR that he's looking to capitalize on his name recognition, saying, "I've been humbled by the amount of interest, and now that I've completely left government, I'll be looking to engage in those discussions".

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:50

The state's largest utility company gave its updated estimates Tuesday on Twitter . They have now been moved to Miami at the request of Florida Power and Light. "Now that we have enough Gulf Power crews on the ground in the Bay County area to quickly restore power, our crews are ready to join the massive coordinated effort focused on rebuilding the electric grid and restoring power and hope to those hardest hit areas".

by | September 14, 2017 | 12:40

A "yes" vote won't mean immediate independence for the Kurdish region since the referendum does not have legal force. Sadr indicated that other Arab states feared that the Iraqi Kurdistan's independence referendum might trigger similar acts outside Iraq and lead to unmanageable processes in the Middle East.

by | September 14, 2017 | 11:52

Firstly, commenting on the prospects of Merkel's proposal, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that the Iranian ballistic missile program has not demonstrated and does not demonstrate any results as opposed to North Korea's one, RIA Novosti agency reported .

by | September 14, 2017 | 11:22

The joke quickly incited a mixed reaction of laughter and anger and ultimately reached more than 2,300 shares online. We are both going on holidays but only one shall return. The postal survey will only ask a single question and that question can only be answered with a "Yes" or a "No". "We're all very supported of the "yes" campaign and this is the approach we've taken".

by | September 14, 2017 | 10:36

The current controversy in the U.S. regarding Confederate flags and monuments is the reason for the local debate regarding the elementary school that honors the Confederate general. The neighborhoods soon lost power again. After calling for a second and then a third alarm to bring more personnel and equipment to the scene, officials say the roof began to show signs of collapse and so the incident commander opted to pull the firefighters from inside the building and began fighting the fire ...

by | September 14, 2017 | 10:25

The police is on the spot. According to news agency ANI , in the morning, the boat was carrying over 60 people, when it capsized suddenly leading to the mishap. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for next of kin of those who died in the tragedy. Six persons were killed and many feared drowned in the Yamuna river as a boat capsized on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat, police said.

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:34

Guterres said the situation in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine can be described as ethnic cleansing . The violence in Rakhine State and the exodus of refugees is the most pressing problem Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has faced since becoming national leader a year ago.

by | September 14, 2017 | 09:30

The country's envoy to the United Nations blamed Rohingya insurgents for the violence in Rakhine state, saying that Myanmar would never tolerate such atrocities. However she said that she was not aware of the reason for the Aung San Suu Kyi's withdrawal from this year's General Assembly. The report states both - Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and Haraka al Yaqeen - are religiously motivated extremist outfits who pose a threat to Myanmar and adjoining regions.