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And Joshua Schoonover , a patent lawyer, said he'll no longer run for the seat held by Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, but has changed direction and is seeking the one Issa is leaving. The others are Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida and Dave Reichert of Washington , along with Issa. "I feel like I'm going out on top at a time when a generic Republican's going to win my district and I'm going to support the nominee on my side and then I'm going to continue to be very active", he said.
  • Teacher handcuffed after questioning superintendent's pay raise during school board meeting

    Teacher handcuffed after questioning superintendent's pay raise during school board meeting

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    Her issue was the superintendent's new contract. According to KATC , at least one school board member ruled her "out of order" at one point during the discussion. The National Education Association reported that Louisiana saw the largest decrease in average public school teacher salary between 2014 and 2015, with the average salary for the 2015-2016 school year coming out to approximately $47,000.
  • Four Auburn online programs receive top rankings from US News & World Report

    Four Auburn online programs receive top rankings from US News & World Report

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    The online programs offered by the Graduate School of Education were ranked No. 15 in the nation in the Best Online Graduate Education Programs rankings, earning a placement on the annual list for the sixth consecutive year. The College of Education's online graduate program continues to rank among the best in the nation at No. 13. Students pay one tuition rate, regardless of in-state or out-of-state status, can receive course credit or competency credit for previous education and ...
  • 3 injured in fire atop NY's Trump Tower

    3 injured in fire atop NY's Trump Tower

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    The building was not evacuated and no injuries were reported. Video footage showed several firefighters on the roof while smoke spewed out, Fox news reported. A few remained on the roof about an hour later. The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job. President Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump, took to Twitter to thank first responders.
  • Oprah Responds To Rumours She's Planning To Run For President

    Oprah Responds To Rumours She's Planning To Run For President

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    Donald Trump Jr. added his name to the backlash NBC is facing over a tweet it sent about Oprah Winfrey amid calls that the TV mogul could be eyeing a potential presidential run. He had glowing things to say about her political prospects back in 1999. He called her "sounder on economics than Bernie Sanders, understands Middle America better than Elizabeth Warren, less touchy-feely than Joe Biden, more pleasant than Andrew Cuomo, more charismatic than John Hickenlooper".
  • Legal rights NGO: Israel's BDS blacklist 'reminiscent of Apartheid South Africa'

    Legal rights NGO: Israel's BDS blacklist 'reminiscent of Apartheid South Africa'

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    It follows up on a law passed past year that bars visits by non-citizens and non-residents who support the boycott or belong to organizations that do. Hassan Jabareen, general director of Adalah - The Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, described the move as "reminiscent of South Africa's apartheid regime which also prepared blacklists in order to punish people and prevent the entry of those opposed to its racist policies".
  • FA Cup: Aguero hits brace in Manchester City hammering of Burnley

    FA Cup: Aguero hits brace in Manchester City hammering of Burnley

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    Ilkay Gundogan stood over a free-kick and, with Burney momentarily napping, he slid the ball into Aguero who made no mistake from 15-yards in beating Nick Pope. "Of course we know we are situated well in all competitions and the first one is the Carabao Cup the closest one - and we want to win it". Then we had to go for it, there's no point, it's the FA Cup.
  • $2B at risk in suspension of aid to Pakistan

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    State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Thursday said the embargo would remain in place until Pakistan takes action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network. "That is the way it has been portrayed, but I think there will be some effect, [even if] not much". "The US and Pakistan relationship has been a troubled one", he had said in a statement.
  • Pyongyang Names Delegation to Attend Talks with South Korea

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    The decision to hold the bilateral meeting came after the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, expressed in his New Year's message a desire for rapprochement with the South and to send a North Korean delegation to participate at the PyeongChang games, which led Seoul and Washington to postpone their annual joint military drill - seen by the North as a rehearsal for invasion - until after the Games.
  • United States faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

    United States faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

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    Briefing the Security Council, Taye-Brook Zerihoun, Assistant UN Secretary-General for Political Affairs, said the demonstrations taking place in Iran were a fundamental expression of human rights, and a powerful exhibition of courageous people who were so fed up with their oppressive regime that they were willing to risk their lives in protest.
  • Trump supports the Iranian people's struggle

    Trump supports the Iranian people's struggle

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    The protesters have little chance of toppling the clerical leaders, who appear to be retaining control of the military, police and security forces and have no compunction about using them, according to one USA official following the developments.
  • Roy Moore accuser sues him, campaign for defamation

    Roy Moore accuser sues him, campaign for defamation

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    During the campaign, Corfman wrote an open letter to Moore demanding that he stop attacking her character, but she said he continued to do so. "By this lawsuit, I seek to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old - hold Mr. And on Thursday Kayla Moore revealed to AL.com that the lawyer she was referring to was Martin Wishnatsky-a practising Christian. Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore delivers remarks at his election night rally on December 12 in Montgomery, Ala.
  • United States firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt

    United States firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt

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    Ocean Infinity was taking advantage of favorable weather to move the vessel toward "the vicinity of the possible search zone", the company said in a statement. He added that a contract would be signed next week in Kuala Lumpur. Norwegian research vessel Seabed Constructor, leased by Ocean Infinity for the search, set off from South Africa this month for the southern Indian Ocean, where MH370 is believed to have disappeared.
  • Forecast: Freezing temperatures over the weekend, snow Monday

    Forecast: Freezing temperatures over the weekend, snow Monday

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    The high for Saturday is 26 with wind chills as low as -1 at night. Today will see partly sunny skies, with a high near 27, along with a light and variable wind becoming northeast around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet is possible between 3 and 4 a.m. and then freezing rain likely after 4 a.m. The NWS predicted the lowest temperatures to be recorded in the Berkshire mountains in western MA at minus 35 degrees, parts of New Hampshire and ME could ...
  • Winter session of parliament ends, House fails Muslim women

    Winter session of parliament ends, House fails Muslim women

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    The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha with most of the leading parties in the Opposition, including the Congress , voting in favour, but with caveats. Even the reference of the Bill to a select committee can only aid the BJP attempt to burnish its reformist credentials. Countering Congress for not following the parliamentary procedures, Jaitley said the whole country "is watching that in the other House you supported the Bill and here you are trying to derail it".
  • China limiting oil product exports to N.Korea

    China limiting oil product exports to N.Korea

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    China will stop exporting the products, if and when the volume approaches the limit. Last month, South Korean authorities impounded the Lighthouse Winmore, a Hong Kong-flagged tanker suspected of transferring fuel to a North Korean ship while in global waters.
  • USA places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom

    USA places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom

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    The department re-designated the countries under the International Religious Freedom Act and placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations of religious freedom". A bipartisan group of six senators, including Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), asked Tillerson in October to make Pakistan a CPC, citing systematic religious oppression.
  • Following Trump tweet, USA to withhold $255 million in aid from Pakistan

    Following Trump tweet, USA to withhold $255 million in aid from Pakistan

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    Some specific actions on Pakistan , which is in the cross hairs of U.S. President Donald Trump for sheltering terrorists, could be expected in the next one or two days, the White House said on Tuesday. Haley's statement followed an angry tweet from Trump on Monday that the United States had been rewarded with "nothing but lies and deceit" for giving Pakistan billions in aid.
  • Failed missile test hits North Korean town

    Failed missile test hits North Korean town

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    The Diplomat says the missile caused "considerable damage to a complex of industrial or agricultural buildings" but couldn't confirm if there were any casualties. The highly troubling report again highlights the dangers of North Korea's missile ambitions and raises concerns that should a future launch fail at the wrong time, the trajectory of the missile could appear to resemble an attack on Japan.
  • Time travel? Flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

    Time travel? Flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

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    Time travel is only possible in science fiction movies, as scientists are yet to invent a device for that objective, but, in a rather odd phenomenon, the passengers and crew of a Hawaiian flight went back in time - from New Year 2018 to 2017.
  • Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $390.1 million lottery jackpot?

    Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $390.1 million lottery jackpot?

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    The $384 million prize ranks 14th all-time in Powerball jackpots . Winners of winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach will be announced in Tallahassee on Wednesday. There was no victor of the $390 million jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, Dec. 30. Chances of winning the jackpot are 1-in-302.6 million. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 69 in the first set of numbers.
  • Powerball, Mega Millions have $783M up for grabs to start new year

    Powerball, Mega Millions have $783M up for grabs to start new year

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    The victor of the Mega Millions jackpot could take home a $361 million annuity, or $225 million in cash. One ticket, which was sold in Florida, matched the five white balls to win $1 million on Friday. for Megabucks Doubler. The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight's drawing is up to $361 million. The largest Powerball jackpot on record was $1.586 billion, which was won last January.
  • Senator Orrin Hatch Announces Plan to Retire

    Senator Orrin Hatch Announces Plan to Retire

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    Senate seat in Alabama, Bannon hit Romney with a personal attack. Hatch, the Senate's longest serving Republican, has wrestled with the decision for months, emboldened by the entreaties of President Donald Trump , to seek an eighth term.
  • Goldman Sachs raises 2018 oil price forecast

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    Higher crude oil price negatively impacts oil marketing companies as it strains their refining and marketing margins. Russian oil output increased to an average 10.98-million barrels a day in 2017, up 0.1% from the previous year and the highest since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, according to data published on Tuesday by the Energy Ministry's CDU-TEK statistics unit.
  • 16 injured in huge fire in the Bronx

    16 injured in huge fire in the Bronx

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    Officials say firefighters cleared the building, and no people have been reported missing. "Our units arrived and were immediately faced with heavy fire". New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called it the worst fire tragedy the city has seen in a quarter century. "Thank you to the @FDNY and our first responders for fighting this fire throughout the night".
  • Nikki Haley Applauds Iranian People's 'Tremendous Courage' In Anti-Regime Protests

    Nikki Haley Applauds Iranian People's 'Tremendous Courage' In Anti-Regime Protests

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    However, the secretary of state said last month that the USA would be "ready to talk any time North Korea ... and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition". Haley said the U.S.is calling for U.N. Security Council and Human Rights Council emergency sessions on Iran. "Now the Iranian dictatorship is trying to do what it always does, which is to say that the protests were designed by Iran's enemies".