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  • No homework policy earns Texas teacher viral fame

    No homework policy earns Texas teacher viral fame

    The reason for the change, according to the note , was that homework doesn't improve student performance. "I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success", the memo ended. "Without a way to get online access they will be unable to do basic homework or develop the skills necessary for the digital economy". But, Dear said, the new policy does not mean the students will never work from home.

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  • Tennessee approves health insurance rate hikes

    Tennessee approves health insurance rate hikes

    But during the call Wednesday, officials with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services pointed out that the marketplace has reduced the rate of uninsured across the country overall, which was one of its major goals.

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  • Erdogan says U.S. has 'no excuse' to keep Turkey coup suspect Gulen

    Erdogan says U.S. has 'no excuse' to keep Turkey coup suspect Gulen

    Erdogan was speaking after talks with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden about Turkey's extradition request for Fethullah Gulen, who has lived in exile in the United States since 1999. Biden called the coup's perpetrators "terrorists", reflecting Erdogan's language, and said, "I wish I could have been here earlier". "We have no, no, no, no interest whatsoever in protecting anyone who has done harm to an ally".

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  • Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

    Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

    Democrats had felt the extra week which coincided with voter registration, was necessary in getting more people out to vote. The dispute in OH is one of many cases around the nation where state governments, generally led by Republicans, have attempted to institute stricter voting laws.

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  • Earthquake Rattles Myanmar And Neighboring Countries

    The quake was felt as far away as the Thai and Bangladesh capitals. A local official reported heavy damage to several temples in Bagan - Myanmar's most famous archaeological site and a major tourist destination some 30 kilometres north of the quake's epicentre.

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  • Rauner signs bill to punish gun trafficking

    Rauner signs bill to punish gun trafficking

    Chicago has been besieged by gun violence in recent years, with 425 people killed in gun violence this year. Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly says the governor is signing the bill Tuesday morning. Another report from The Trace , citing data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, found similar results - of the 10,406 illegal guns recovered in Chicago, the most came from neighboring states in (3,269), MS (1,002) and Wisconsin (898).

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  • Learn to face criticism: Supreme Court tells Jayalalithaa

    Learn to face criticism: Supreme Court tells Jayalalithaa

    It was for the second time in as many months that the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu was slammed by the Supreme Court over the batch of defamation cases. The Madras High Court had earlier this year stayed proceedings in all cases against Swamy and exempted him from personally appearing before trial courts.

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  • Biden calls on Turkey to be patient in Gulen case

    Biden calls on Turkey to be patient in Gulen case

    The cleric, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, has denied any involvement in last month's coup attempt that left more than 270 people dead. Senior administration officials acknowledged ahead of the trip that anything short of Gulen's return would be a disappointment to the Turks, and said that raw feelings were understandable in the aftermath of a coup attempt that shook the people and leadership of the country.

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  • PlayStation Now is Coming to the PC Later Today

    With all these, the other requirement by Sony to play the games in Windows laptop are, the windows PC should have a 3.5GHz processor for the best result while this is quite odd as no streaming game service need this much local processing power.

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  • Stage is set for Farage to tell Trump rally his Brexit story

    Speaking to a MS radio station ahead of the Wednesday night rally, Farage stopped just shy of officially endorsing the Republican candidate, although he did strongly advise against voting for Trump's opponent. But Mr Farage's association with Mr Trump has not gone down well with some senior members of UKIP, including its sole MP Douglas Carswell, who tweeted "it's all going a bit South Thanet for the US Republicans" - a reference to Mr Farage's failed attempt to win a seat in the Kent ...

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  • Efforts on to secure release of BJP leader's son, abducted by ULFA

    Efforts on to secure release of BJP leader's son, abducted by ULFA

    Tinsukia district in Upper Assam is considered to be the stronghold of the United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (Ulfa-I). Kidnappings by Ulfa (I) are common in the state but a video is unusual. He said Arunachal Pradesh police had registered a case and were investigating the matter since the incident had happened in the neighbouring state. Militants of Ulfa (I) and NSCN (Khaplang) jointly operate in Changlang district, which borders Myanmar.

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  • British man accused in Bali police death confesses to fight

    British man accused in Bali police death confesses to fight

    It was a momentous change to his earlier story of being bitten while trying to help a man lying in the sand. David Taylor, left, with lawyers Yan Erick Sihombing, left, and Haposan Sihombing in Denpasar. David Taylor, who has been arrested in Bali as a suspect over the death of a Balinese police officer. Denpasar District Police Chief Hadi Purnomo with a photo of David Taylor.

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  • Urjit Patel named RBI governor, Indian rupee suffers hit

    Patel, who replaces Raghuram Rajan as the head of the central bank, is now the deputy governor responsible for the RBI's inflation-targeting monetary policy framework. "By appointing Urjit Patel , the government has selected a candidate who can fit into the large shoes of Raghuram Rajan ". "He (Patel) will hopefully control inflation as he has experience with monetary policy", Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal told reporters here.

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  • Gabby Douglas, Laura Marano join Miss America pageant panel

    Gabby Douglas, Laura Marano join Miss America pageant panel

    Douglas recently won her third gold medal for her performance at the 2016 Olympic games held in Rio . But Douglas won't have much down time after the pageant. Adding, "I can only do what I can do and if people want to say their stuff on social media, I can't stop them". But the backlash against the athlete soon came with a backlash of its own: People began tweeting using the hashtag #LOVE4GABBYUSA to show their support for her, and soon, the negativity was drowned out by ...

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  • US soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

    US soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

    This news story is related to Latest/144666-US-soldier-killed-in-anti-Taliban-battle-in-Afghanistan/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. The soldier killed on Tuesday was the first U.S. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation also did not say which branch of the military he or she served in. The U.S. military said the unidentified soldier was killed while "conducting train, advise, assist activities with Afghan counterparts under North Atlantic Treaty Organisation authorities".

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  • Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

    About 80 of those people will show symptoms, Longini estimates. According to a recent CDC report , the virus can be passed through vaginal, anal and oral sex, as well as by sharing sex toys, and out of the 2,260 reported cases of Zika in the United States, 22 have been spread by sexual contact.

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  • Ramen noodles may be replacing cigarettes as prison currency

    Ramen noodles may be replacing cigarettes as prison currency

    This shift from carcinogens to carbs in American prisons probably won't come as a surprise to anyone who's been following the ongoing debate over utilizing food as punishment in our criminal justice system. Acquiring fresh vegetables to cook with was extremely highly regarded, Gibson-Light said. In the book he also details how on one occasion sharing noodles headed off a race riot in a California prison .

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  • Justin Timberlake Is Taking Over This Role From Leonardo DiCaprio

    Justin Timberlake Is Taking Over This Role From Leonardo DiCaprio

    DiCaprio and his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation are facing questions over links to a US$3 billion embezzlement scheme surrounding Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). He does have a documentary, " The Turning Point ", scheduled to premier in September at the Toronto International Film Festival. DiCaprio is a fervent supporter of the Clinton campaign.

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  • Get in Free to Every National Park in the Country This Weekend

    Get in Free to Every National Park in the Country This Weekend

    The Secretary of the Interior will spend the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service in Montana. You can reply to this Tweet with your photo and description. It was the 133 National Monument . Two National Lakeshores, a National Park , a National Historical Park, a National Heritage Area and a National Battlefield Park.

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  • Tesla's new model as fast as Ferrari, Porsche

    It can now go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds. With this advancement, both cars should also have longer ranges. So now, in addition to the initial down payment that customers will have to pay to get a Tesla Model S or Model X, they will also have to shell out $593 a month.

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  • Clinton: Trump health allegations a 'wacky strategy'

    ABC late-night star Jimmy Kimmel enthused when Hillary Clinton walked out on his stage tonight. "I mean, I'd look at her right in that fat, ugly face of hers, I'd say, 'Rosie, you're fired'". She joked about photos showing her husband, former President Bill Clinton, smiling and looking overjoyed to be surrounded by the balloons that fell at the end of the Democratic National Convention.

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  • Met Office issues heat warning as temperatures soar

    Met Office issues heat warning as temperatures soar

    The UK is now enjoying very balmy temperatures of up to 30C - leading the Met Office to issue a heatwave warning alert. A Met Office statement says there is a high probability of heatwave conditions between noon today (Tuesday) and 9am on Friday in parts of England.

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  • Pokemon GO update brings several changes

    Pokemon GO update brings several changes

    You can't expect an app or game to keep climbing the hill until or unless new features or additions are added. Candela, Blanche and Spark are the team leaders of the Team Valor (red), Team Mystic (blue) and Team Instinct (yellow) in Pokemon GO .

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  • US Secretary Of State John Kerry Arrives Sultan Palace

    US Secretary Of State John Kerry Arrives Sultan Palace

    A rift opened between the two countries during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, on Tuesday lauded the efforts of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, for promoting religious tolerance and understanding among Nigerians.

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  • Barbra Streisand Got Tim Cook To Fix Siri For Her

    Barbra Streisand Got Tim Cook To Fix Siri For Her

    And so what did I do? It speaks to the sheer amount of clout a woman like Streisand has that she can simply ring up the head of freaking Apple and have him change their next update like that. This time around Streisand is telling the tale of her power. Also, if she were as important as she thinks she is, Siri probably would have figured it out.

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  • Russian Hackers Target New York Times

    Russian Hackers Target New York Times

    New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy would not confirm the FBI's investigation. State-sponsored hackers have previously targeted the Times: In late 2012 and early 2013, Chinese operatives broke into the email accounts of several reporters working for the paper.

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  • The Witness is coming to Xbox One next month

    No release date for that version yet. Ironically, Blow first achieved fame for designing Braid, an acclaimed indie game that debuted on the Xbox 360 in 2008 before being released for other platforms in 2009. Thekla Inc., the studio behind The Witness , has been working on an iOS version of the open-world puzzle game, as well as the Xbox One version. "The limiting factor was just our ability to do the work - because we are a small team, we couldn't do a simultaneous launch on a bunch of ...

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  • Families angry about big price jumps for life-saving allergy injectors

    The price hike of the EpiPen also caused Bernie Sanders to speak out. But he acknowledged that the price hikes are real, even in cases where an EpiPen user is not paying anything out-of-pocket for the devices. She said the commission should report to Congress within 90 days on "why these outrageous price increases have become common and propose solutions that will better protect consumers".

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  • Chicago officers face firings in black teen's shooting

    Chicago officers face firings in black teen's shooting

    The process typically takes about seven months, so any decision to fire the officers isn't likely until next year. Officers were advised of Johnson's decision via email. "I appreciate Superintendent Johnson's thoughtful review of the Inspector General's report, and I fully support his decisions", Emanuel said in the statement.

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  • Turkish, US officials discuss US-based cleric's extradition

    Gulen denies the claims. The US Justice Department will also send a team to Ankara conduct a probe into Turkey's allegations of Gulen's criminal activity. "Strong American intelligence should be well aware of who he really is". Turkey and the USA have both called for Assad's ouster for years, insisting he can't be part of Syria's future government.

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  • South Korea War Games Begin Despite Threats From North Korea

    North Korea has responded with militarist threats to launch nuclear strikes on South Korea and the United States "if they show the slightest sign of aggression". However it looks as though efforts were wound down in July. But Cha noted a few differences this time around, including the fallout from "a very embarrassing high-level defection " and North Korea's desire to try to gain leverage amid the upcoming United States presidential elections.

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  • Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on Yemen hospital

    This comes after a Sunday incident in which Saudi warplanes attacked a school, killing 10 children, and a Monday incident in which they destroyed a Doctors Without Borders hospital, killing 15 more civilians. The group added that it had repeatedly shared the location - including Global Positioning System coordinates - of its hospital with all parties to the ongoing conflict.

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  • Deal puts Microsoft apps on Lenovo smartphones

    Deal puts Microsoft apps on Lenovo smartphones

    It's not clear precisely which devices these will be, but Lenovo promised to ship millions of them over "the next several years". While Lenovo remained schtum, Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Microsoft's OEM division, explained that the company's apps are likely to appear on Lenovo's high-end Android devices.

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