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Bronx Middle School Teacher Accused Of Stepping On Student During Slavery Lesson

Students and a staffer say that Patricia Cummings , a social studies teacher at Middle School 118, did this during multiple seventh grade classes while teachin...


Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter

Phil's forecast prediction of six more weeks of winter did not pan out when he saw his shadow , meaning six more weeks of winter . If he does not, the peop...


Uttar Pradesh DGP (Home Guard) Takes Oath For Ram Mandir Construction

Talking about the pledge, Mr. Shukla said the vow was being taken to create an atmosphere of communal harmony and not for the construction of the Ram Mandir ...


The Newest: 2 arrested in Maldives clashes over court docket ruling

President Yameen Abdul Gayoom had been set to run for re-election this year virtually unopposed, with all of his opponents either jailed or exiled. But ex-Pre...


3 arrested for attacking Kashmiri students in India's Haryana

Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ), Feb 03 ( ANI): After two students from Jammu and Kashmir were allegedly thrashed by a group of people after Friday prayers in ...


Shell's profits more than double in 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A) has an annual dividend of $3.76, while its annual dividend yield is 5.35%. Mr Trump's January 1 changes have seen corporation t...


Get an early look at 9 ads from this year's Super Bowl

That list also now includes Cindy Crawford , who, with the help of her son, Presley Gerber , recreated her iconic Pepsi Super Bowl ad. Still, Super Bo...


YouTube Could Hand Out Harsher Punishments To Rogue Creators

Last week, Paul returned to the video sharing platform with a suicide prevention video. Following in Facebook's footsteps, YouTube is also cracking down on ...


Victims' father lunges at Larry Nassar during hearing

When the victims were finished, Margraves asked the judge if he could have "five minutes" alone with Nassar - who he referred to as a "demon". "I-I, tha...


Morocco: CHAN - We Can Beat Morocco, Eagles' Coach Dreams Big

The best previous showing by the Moroccans was reaching the 2014 quarter-finals, when they surrendered a three-goal lead to be beaten 4-3 by Nigeria in South ...


Man City sign French defender Aymeric Laporte

A clean sheet at Cardiff City in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday was their first shutout in seven matches across all competitions, with Vincent Kompany...


Gender neutral wording for national anthem approved

The Canadian Senate passed a bill Wednesday to change the lyrics of its national anthem so that they will be "gender-neutral". Independent Ontario Senator F...


Treasury: Increasing Sanctions on Russia Could 'Force Action' Against the US

The report was submitted to Congress on January 29, and obtained by USA media on February 2. Putin declared the decision to publish the list of oligarchs ...


Turkish civilians killed by cross-border rocket attacks from Syria: Turkish PM

According to the Anadolu news agency, the Turkish troops raised their national flag on top of the mountain, which had been used by the Kurdish forces to shell...


Feds show no 'love' for Thruway signs $14M withheld over noncompliance

For two years the federal government has been telling the state to remove the signs, arguing the billboards are in violation of highway rules and are distractin...


Trump administration pushes for new nuclear weapons

The U.S. has a few hundred active low-yield weapons deployed in Europe. "The NPR also makes recommendations to keep our deterrent effective for our world to...


Las Vegas shooting: Ammunition dealer charged

Paddock had stockpiled an arsenal of firearms in his room at the Mandalay Bay hotel before he rained fire down on a country music festival where about 22,000 pe...


Union Budget 2018: Railways sets highest ever capital spend, revenue budget

Apart from the Rs 73,065 crore from the budget, the railways will use Rs 20,000 crore from its rail safety fund that was created a year ago, he said. The exte...


State police to increase DWI enforcement around Super Bowl weekend

Drivers are considered alcohol-impaired if they have a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or higher. "Drunk driving is completely avoidable, but cont...


1.7 million people could have voting rights restored by federal court decision

But Howard Simon , executive director of the ACLU of Florida, said Walker "declared what Floridians have known for many years - whether under a Democratic or...


Girl arrested in shooting

Police are advising residents to avoid the area. The determination capped a frantic day at Salvador B. Castro Middle School in downtown Los Angeles and corr...


As Olympics approach, Trump tries to pressure North Korea

The U.S. and its ally South Korea halted military exercises around the Korean Peninsula in light of the Olympics. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thi...


2 arrested in Maldives clashes over court ruling

Nasheed was jailed in 2016, but received asylum in Britain later the same year after travelling there on medical leave from prison. The court said the "ques...


Stone tools found in India push back human migration timeline

Researchers studied over 7000 stone artefacts from Middle Palaeolithic layers at Attirampakkam. According to earlier evidences, the Middle Palaeolithic cultur...


'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

It will be a cashless Aadhaar-linked facility with beneficiaries availing treatment anywhere in the country in empanelled private or public hospitals. He termed...


IDF strikes Hamas observation post in response to rocket fire

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in the strike. A rocket was sacked towards Israel on Thursday night from the Gaza Strip and fell in open...


Cape Town crisis: preparing for life without running water

Other concerns it highlighted included an increase in learner absenteeism or complete stay aways because parents could send their children to collect water as w...


Texas Man Executed For Killing Daughters While Their Mother Listened on Phone

Battaglia was the third man executed in Texas since the start of 2018 and the second killer from Dallas put to death since the start of the week. Strapped t...


TDP calls meet over Budget

Another TDP leader and a union minister in the Narendra Modi government, YS Chowdhary, said that Chandrababu Naidu was upset over Andhra Pradesh was ignored in ...


Nepali leaders meet visiting Indian FM

India's outreach to Nepal's Prime Minister in waiting Oli, with whom Sushma Swaraj held two meetings, saw both sides agreeing to work together for the bettermen...


Dennis Edwards Has Died - Former Temptations Lead Singer was 74

Tomorrow, Edwards would have been 75. Edwards - a native of Detroit - took over lead singer duties from David Ruffin in 1968 and continued The Temptations ...


Get The Chips And Dips Ready, Puppy Bowl XIV Is Almost Here!

Rufferee Dan Schachner is back for the seventh year officiating the big game. The countdown is on to 'Puppy Bowl XIV , ' the annual adorableness airing on ...


Counter-Strike Co-Creator Arrested For Sexual Exploitation of a Child

For its part, Valve claims to have suspended Cliffe's employment till more details are known. Valve has since suspended his employment pending the hearing of ...


Suarez scores as Barcelona beats Valencia 1-0 in Copa semis

The second leg takes place a week today at the Mestalla with one team heading for April's final at the Wanda Metropolitano against either Sevilla or Leganes who...


Watch Jimmy Kimmel's full interview with Stormy Daniels

But in yet another confusing twist, Daniels appears to allude to the statement being fake in her interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! just a few hours later. "...


Minivan carrying gas canisters ploughs into pedestrians, 18 injured

The incident was first reported on social media, with several people taking to Twitter to post photos and videos of the scene. A Shanghai government spoke...


Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terrorist attack

The family of Makram Ali, the man whom Osborne killed , said that they were "pleased" with the verdict after the trauma of the attack and seeing him in court ...


Korean athletes arrive for Olympics

A dozen North Korean female hockey players came last week to form a joint team with South Korean athletes , the first unified Korean team in the Olympics. ...


Minister for Africa welcomes new European Union sanctions against South Sudan

Almost 7 million people, including two million internally displaced, remain in need of urgent assistance and protection across the country. The United States ...


Five shot during violent clashes between migrants in Calais

Speaking to police officers on Thursday evening, French Interior Minister Gerrard Collomb described the violence as "exceptionally serious" and promised that th...


Scores of Pakistanis feared drowned after migrant boat capsizes off Libya

Two survivors from the disaster had swum to shore, while another was rescued by a fishing boat", IOM further said. A spokesperson said Pakistanis were increas...


China's Xi, UK's May agree to hold joint trade and investment review

The British government's own "economic impact assessment" shows that the country will be worse off whatever Brexit deal is struck when it leaves the EU. May...


Ladies 'deceived' into eradicating hijabs in protest - Iran police

Iran's prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, said Wednesday the hijab protests were being instigated "from outside the country". Police in the Irani...


Faso on train in deadly crash with garbage truck

The train collided with a trash truck on the tracks in Crozet, Virginia , killing the truck's diver and seriously injuring the passenger, according to report...


Polish PM Morawiecki says Poland will never limit Holocaust debate

The legislation allows exceptions for academic research and works of art. It was approved by the lower house last week. The Israeli Foreign Ministry vigor...


Did the State of the Union help or hurt Trump's immigration plan?

President Trump continues to give the hard sell on sell tax cut legislation - almost six weeks after closing the deal by signing the legislation into law. ...


Justice, FBI Brass Have Anti-Republican Bias, Trump Says

Chris Coons, both members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, urged Trump against releasing the memo , which was compiled by House Intelligence Committee chai...


Palestinian President to Address UN Security Council

Last week, Krahenbuhl suggested the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital was at play. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malik...


Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

Tillerson's comments were part of a speech entitled U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere at the Blanton Auditorium on the Edgar A. Smith Building at the Un...


U.S. ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons

If the worldwide community does not act quickly to step up pressure on Assad, Syria's chemical weapons could spread beyond Syria and possibly even to the Unit...