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IL lawmakers struggling to fund schools for the fall

IL lawmakers struggling to fund schools for the fall Lawmakers are back at in Springfield today. But, with no state funding for schools in place just yet, school administrators worry about how long they can stay open. Do new funding proposals stand to increase education spending for key programs in your state? Rauner declined to comment on the meeting. Democratic Senate President, John Cullerton, who is from Chicago, says he has offered to meet with... [Full Article...]

Britain To Ban Fuel-Powered Vehicles in 2040

Britain To Ban Fuel-Powered Vehicles in 2040 As well as banning all new conventional petrol and diesel vehicle sales, the Government will spend £3 billion on improving air quality , with councils being given the power to introduce "clean air zones" and charge diesels to enter. [Full Article...]

Alligator bites man several times at Port Charlotte retention pond

Alligator bites man several times at Port Charlotte retention pond FWC says he was bathing in a retention pond at the time of the attack. "I know that they're in there", resident Ron Theisen said. After Iman was able to get away, he went to a nearby surgery center and an employee called 911. He was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital where he continues to recover. I gotta get back onto the street, missing a finger and two toes. The alligator that attacked ... [Full Article...]

Michael Phelps Defends Himself After Shark Week Fiasco

Michael Phelps Defends Himself After Shark Week Fiasco Phelps appeared to defend the promotion of the show in response to one Facebook Live participant at the 17:40 mark of the video, according to USA Today. When it comes to extreme sports, we're pretty sure racing against a shark in the middle of the ocean would fall into the category of "most definitely extreme". [Full Article...]

Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat Union minister Smriti Irani will also contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat from where she is already an MP and her term ends on August 18. Amit Shah and Smriti Irani will contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat to be held on 8 August. [Full Article...]

JRR Tolkien will be played by Nicholas Hoult in upcoming biopic

JRR Tolkien will be played by Nicholas Hoult in upcoming biopic However, according to Variety , sources claim that the negotiations are still in early stages. J.R.R. Tolkien , the architect of Middle-earth and the author of beloved novels like The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings , both of which were famously adapted into live-action film trilogies, will provide the source material for yet another movie. [Full Article...]

England vs South Africa- Third Test Squads, Preview and Predictions

England vs South Africa- Third Test Squads, Preview and Predictions They will be looking to improve on their dismal performance and best South Africa this time around. Whether Russell Domingo will keep his job if South Africa seal the series is not certain though it would look odd if he doesn't but for now, at least he is back. [Full Article...]

Pew Survey: Discrimination Against Muslims Increasing

Pew Survey: Discrimination Against Muslims Increasing Only 49 percent said someone has "expressed support" due to their Muslim identity. The survey pointed out that Muslims were "leery of Trump" and thought their fellow Americans did not see Islam as part of mainstream US society. According to the Pew Research Center , the muslim population in the U.S.is 3.3 million. Of those questioned, 78 per cent said they voted for Democratic candidate Hil... [Full Article...]

Mexico travel alert: State Department warns of tainted alcohol at tourist resorts

Mexico travel alert: State Department warns of tainted alcohol at tourist resorts She was found face down in a swimming pool after drinking. The U.S. Department of State is warning Americans who travel to Mexico to be cautious of the alcohol they drink. Daley says she woke up in a Cancun hospital after staying at an Iberostar hotel. Doctors and resort managers said they had simply had too much to drink. [Full Article...]

USC picked over Washington in Pac-12 preseason poll

USC picked over Washington in Pac-12 preseason poll In the North , defending conference champ Washington was tabbed to win the division, getting 49 first-place votes. Utah had one of its best years of recruiting coming into the 2017 season, securing several talented athletes, including six four-star recruits. [Full Article...]

Cassie Sainsbury reaches a plea bargain deal with Colombian authorities

Cassie Sainsbury reaches a plea bargain deal with Colombian authorities Accused drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury's potential six year plea deal with Colombian prosecutors could be torn up after a sensational court appearance. "I take responsibility for that". "I don't think there's much she can do when she comes back home". Sainsbury's mother Lisa Evans and fiance Scott Broadbridge were in Bogota to support her during the sentencing hearing. [Full Article...]

A Company Has Said It Will Start Implanting Microchips In Its Employees

A Company Has Said It Will Start Implanting Microchips In Its Employees The company is now the center of a massive debate. The company intends to install microchips inside human volunteers that will allow them to make payments without the use of a medium. Those who have the microchip implants can use machines by simply making a wave . The latest to consider such a measure is Nevada, where State Senator Becky Harris recently introduced a bill that would make... [Full Article...]

Iran Successfully Sends Space-Launch Vehicle

Iran Successfully Sends Space-Launch Vehicle State television showed footage of the firing of the rocket, mounted on a launch-pad carrying the pictures of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic, and Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Iran, in the past, has successfully launched several dummy satellites. Earlier this week, Iran announced it would open a new facility to produce missiles capable of targeting aircraft... [Full Article...]

Senate Health-Care Debate: A Quick Look at Four Key Options

Senate Health-Care Debate: A Quick Look at Four Key Options Trump says on Twitter Wednesday that Sen. That legislative path appears more likely after the Senate parliamentarian on Tuesday ruled that several provisions of the BCRA don't meet budget reconciliation rules and must have 60 votes to pass. [Full Article...]

Overwatch Cracking Down on 'Toxic' Players

Overwatch Cracking Down on 'Toxic' Players Players that are signed will be guaranteed support from the League and their team, with the minimum base salary being $50,000 Dollars per year. The teams will also provide housing and practice facilities to the players over the course of the season. [Full Article...]

Anne Hathaway in talks to play the lead in Barbie movie

Anne Hathaway in talks to play the lead in Barbie movie Schumer initially stepped into Barbie's heels in December (16) and then had to defend her casting after fat-shaming online trolls suggested the casting was all wrong. The film is said to be focused on a woman who realizes she doesn't fit into the ideal land of Barbies and journeys to the real world where she can be unique. [Full Article...]

Facebook supports 4K video for live streaming

Facebook supports 4K video for live streaming With the introduction of 4K resolution, viewers can watch Live 360 videos in higher fidelity. To make this hardware and software selection process for users and viewers even easier, Facebook has taken the rather comprehensive extra step of starting a new partnership program with third-party manufacturers of products which are certified " Live 360 Ready". [Full Article...]

Trump incorrectly claims he beat Clinton in Youngstown, Ohio

Trump incorrectly claims he beat Clinton in Youngstown, Ohio Trump says that "people are screaming from their windows, "Thank you, thank you" " to the border patrol and his Homeland Security secretary. Sracic said Trump's nontraditional style and his tweets, off-the-cuff remarks and bullish demeanor resonated with blue-collar, working-class voters in the area. [Full Article...]

Sales of petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040

Sales of petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040 The Government's new air quality plan will stipulate that all new cars and vans should be electric by 2040. Around four per cent of new cars sold this year in the United Kingdom have been electrified, but that number will continue to rise. [Full Article...]

Rikers Island on lockdown, inmate missing

Rikers Island on lockdown, inmate missing A thorough investigation is underway, which includes an active search for this individual in coordination with NYPD. The jail was placed on lockdown as the NY police, Port Authority police and correction officers searched the island and surrounding waters. [Full Article...]


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