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Pico Rivera teacher who bashed military fired by school board, president says

The El Rancho Unified School District held a Tuesday night vote to determine the fate of Gregory Salcido, a history teacher at El Rancho High School in Pico Riv...


North Korea denies sanctions prompted diplomatic thaw

US President Donald Trump has also expressed his readiness to hold talks with Kim. It will be the first time since 2005 that South Korean performers have go...


US Supreme Court grants second stay of execution for Russell Bucklew

The ailment causes weakened and malformed blood vessels, tumors in his head and throat and on his lip, and vein problems. On March 21, 1996 - exactly 22 years...


Scores of Civilians Killed as Strikes Hit Eastern Ghouta School, Market

Footage from the scene shows many burned-out vehicles. The White Helmets, who work to extract people after air strikes, said on Tuesday its teams in Arbin had...


Bayer takeover of St. Louis based Monsanto approved

German chemical and pharma major Bayer today said it has received "conditional" approval from the European Commission for its proposed United States dollars 66 ...


Kosovo MPs let off tear gas in parliament over controversial border deal

The Movement for Self-Determination has a history of using tear gas to try to disrupt parliamentary proceedings. The tear gas caused leaders to evacuate the b...


Scottish YouTuber Convicted Of Hate Crime For Video Of Nazi-Saluting Pug

In the video, which went on to be viewed more than 3 million times, Meechan explains he wanted to turn his girlfriend's pug, Buddha, into the "least cute thing ...


Cong denies links to Cambridge Analytica, says BJP used services in 2010

Amid probe by U.S. privacy watchdog over a potential breach of user confidentiality by Facebook , Prasad said the government fully supports freedom of press, s...


It Will Be Rauner vs Pritzker for IL governor

Two inordinately wealthy candidates who have largely bankrolled their campaigns for IL governor held early leads Tuesday in a primary that also featured a self-...


Lawmakers Want Zuckerberg To Explain Misuse Of Facebook Data

Nix's recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and other allegations do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects t...


Pro-life groups hail narrow win by Lipinski in Illinois Democratic primary

Newman said she would not concede until all the votes were counted. She was, shall we say, not very gracious in defeat. It's rare for the national anti-abortion...


Fonterra CEO To Step Down As Dairy Co-op Sees Profits Tumble

Board chairman John Wilson praised Spierings for his "extraordinary" contribution to the cooperative and said Fonterra had begun its search for a successor in N...


Beauty model defends Kim K's makeup line & lack of diversity

Speaking to Glamour , Kim, 37, explained that devoting time for a spot of pampering is not quite as simple as it was pre-kids but she refuses to go without her...


ACLU: Trump nondisclosure agreements for White House staffers are 'unconstitutional'

This particular draft copy put a $10 million penalty on every violation of confidentiality though it's not clear if this sum made it into the final version of t...


Railway Recruitment for 9500 RPF soon: Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that the recruitment policy of the railways is transparent after scores of agitated students demanding jobs ...


After Goa Congress Chief Resignation, Raj Babbar Resigns As UP Congress Chief

The resignations reaffirm the nervousness in the old guard of the party after Rahul formally took over as Congress chief. Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik re...


At least 25 killed In Kabul explosion

The incident happened close to the Ali Abad hospital and Kabul University. At least 29 people were killed and 52 people wounded, the Public Health Ministry sa...


Jayalalithaa Had Refused To Go To Hospital, Sasikala Tells Inquiry Panel

In the 55-page document, Sasikala has recollected that around 9.30 PM on September 22, 2016, Jayalalithaa asked for help from her bathroom in the late CM's Po...


Tracking a spring snow system

Today: Wintry mix changing to all snow. But with temperatures hovering right near the freezing mark, the snow should manage to stick to many road surfaces, esp...


Bengaluru: Minister Shivasankarappa opposes religious minority tag to 'Basava' Lingayats

On Monday, the Congress-led Karnataka government approved the demand for separate religion status for the Lingayat community. The committee submitted the repo...


S.Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

A North Korean band performed in South Korea during the recently ended Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . The South Koreans, numbering about 160, will visit North...


Kansas State Basketball: Wildcats take down Cinderella with defensive gem

We didn't shoot well. "We don't even have a football team". "I don't have the answers". UMBC began in 1963, when the Maryland legislature authorized expan...


Two French Consulate Worker Arrested for Smuggling Weapons From Gaza For Hamas

Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital, although that is not recognised internationally. The Palestinians see the disputed city as t...


Asylum applications to European Union down by 50 pct in 2017, statistics say

Just under 650,000 people sought asylum in the European Union in 2017, an nearly 50-percent decrease from the peak of 1.26 million asylum seekers recorded in 20...


Expelled Russian Diplomats Preparing To Leave London Embassy

Around 80 people, including the diplomats' families, were due to fly out of London on Tuesday to the Russian capital. Those British personnel are expected to ...


Financial Stability Board turns down calls for further cryptocurrency regulation

Going forward meanwhile, Carney confirmed the FSB "would identify metrics for enhanced monitoring of the financial stability risks posed by crypto-assets and ...


New Zealand court rejects Megaupload founder's call for…

Mr Dotcom's lawyers argued evidence from Mr Obama could help in their case against the New Zealand government. They could face jail terms of up to 20 years if e...


Armed robbery yields nothing for suspect

A 16-year-old remained jailed on Tuesday, after he allegedly robbed an Elkton-area market at knifepoint, according to the Cecil County Sheriff's Office. The sus...


Texas package bomb suspect dead after detonating bomb inside auto

On March 2, a package bomb exploded at a home in northeast Austin killing a 39-year-old-man. Two people were killed and more injured by a string of bombings ...


Trump ignored advisers' warnings and congratulated Putin

The U.K. and the USA are among the countries that have said Russian Federation is responsible for the attack. Donald Trump doesn't care what anyone thinks...


Israel defence minister says 2007 Syria strike message to enemies

Earlier Wednesday, Israel officially admitted to striking the suspected nuclear reactor being built at al-Kibar, in the Deir ez-Zor region of eastern Syria in a...


China's development does't pose threat to any country: Xi

In a 30-minute fervently nationalistic speech at the close of the National People's Congress, the Communist nation's rubber-stamp Parliament, Xi said "since m...


Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts

KATIE MEYER, BYLINE: Last month, Pennsylvania's Democratic-majority Supreme Court declared the state's 2011 congressional map an unconstitutional partisan ge...


"Ashamed" Fox News Contributor Quits, Blasts "Propaganda Machine"

While the wide and two shots showcase the high tech newsroom background, the one shots don't show off the newsroom workspace well - Hemmer's is against a walkwa...


Paul Ryan hoping for Thursday vote on spending bill

Congress, facing a Friday midnight deadline, toiled on Monday to finish writing a $1.2 trillion bill to fund the federal government through September 30, as sev...


Teen's brutal murder motivated by jealously, sheriff says

According to Grady Judd, the Polk County Sherriff, on Monday afternoon, a teen called 911 and told the emergency dispatcher that he saw a teenager emerging fr...


Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, Aung San Suu Kyi's close friend, resigns

During his two years in office he's essentially acted as a proxy for Suu Kyi, who is constitutionally barred from holding the presidency because her children ar...


VENEZUELA - US offers $2.5m in aid to Venezuelans in Colombia

If you're confused already, let's break that sentence down. That's Geoff Ramsey , the Assistant Director for Venezuela at the Washington Office on Latin Am...


Some in GOP alarmed as Trump tweets against Robert Mueller

In a series of weekend tweets, Mr Trump jabbed directly at Mr Mueller by name for the first time . "When he says it's a political witch hunt, I think he's ri...


World leaders to discuss cryptocurrency crackdown at this week's G20 summit

Interest in cryptocurrencies surged previous year as prices rocketed only to tumble in recent months, triggering warnings from regulators. The summit, held at...


Marshall Lions Easter egg hunt set for March 25

There will also be face painting, refreshments for purchase and more activities on the side. Children ages 0-12 can get a grab bag including a book, sponsored...


So much for spring ... snow likely this evening

Wednesday , with the snow becoming heavy in the afternoon before tapering off between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday . The warning, which has been issued by the...


Batman by-election: Greens' Bhathal gets sixth defeat

Ms Bhathal said it had been a hard campaign for her and her family, in an implicit acknowledgement of the toll internal and unproven bullying allegations had ...


Inspired by Rahul Gandhi's speech Goa Congress chief resigns

Naik, 71, is the first senior leader to resign after Congress president Rahul Gandhi announced on Sunday in his concluding speech that he wants to give the youn...


Pakistan protests as pilgrims denied visas for Ajmer

India on Tuesday lodged yet another protest with Pakistan over more incidents of harassment and intimidation of its officials and staff members posted in the hi...


N Chandrababu Naidu wants industrial incentives along with special status

Not to be outdone by its main rival in the state, the TDP , a long-time BJP ally, then made a decision to break its ties over the issue and brought a no-conf...


IL governor vows to veto all recreational marijuana legislation

As election day draws nearer, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIUC found that Bruce Rauner is now leading Jeanne Ives in the polls, 51% to 31%, with...


Texas C Mo Bamba declaring for 2018 NBA Draft

Bamba spent only one year at Texas, and recorded 12.9 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.7 blocks in 30 games. Texas had finished last in the Big 12 in 2016-17 and the...


Wreck of ill-fated United States warship found by Allen expedition

Patrick's Day. According to Allen's website, the crew of the Research Vessel Petrel found the wreckage on St. Patrick's Day almost three miles below the sur...


Cleveland man plays Russian Roulette with woman as she held their toddler

And now she is also gone. Monroe County authorities said Transue told an informant that her husband threatened to expose her 2010 relationship with the boy if...