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1/3rd of rural teens don't know India's capital

1/3rd of rural teens don't know India's capital

The survey, Beyond Basics, tried to assess skills and learning in the 14-18 age group. About 25% of this age group still can not read basic text fluently in their own language. Despite the push to...

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Winter weather advisory in effect; 3-5 inches of snow expected

Winter weather advisory in effect; 3-5 inches of snow expected

A cold Pacific storm system with lowering snow levels is expected Wednesday night through Friday of this week. The problem for those areas that haven't seen much precipitation lies mainly with...

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Mother: Chick-Fil-A kicked me out for breastfeeding

Mother: Chick-Fil-A kicked me out for breastfeeding

We talked with the mom who hopes something like this doesn't happen to anyone else. "They had no problem with me feeding her French fries", Hornung told WDAY in Fargo . I was anxious about her, and...

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Thermometer Breaks After Temperature Plunges to -79 Degrees in Siberia

Thermometer Breaks After Temperature Plunges to -79 Degrees in Siberia

Some residents recorded temperatures as low as -67C at their properties, in touching distance of -67.7C, the coldest-ever officially recorded for a permanently inhabited settlement anywhere in the wor...

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Teen on sled killed by drunk driver

Teen on sled killed by drunk driver

Collier (pictured) was a junior at Castle High School. The school shared its condolences on social media. Witte was arrested then on several charges including DUI and possession of marijuana. Witte ...

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MLK's final papers on display at Center for Civil and Human Rights

MLK's final papers on display at Center for Civil and Human Rights

King's message. Marchers sang "We Shall Overcome", a key anthem to peaceful protests during the movement. "I think that the President has got to be engaged in some sensitivity and heart changing",...

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Novak Djokovic dismisses talk of boycott over Australian Open prize money

Novak Djokovic dismisses talk of boycott over Australian Open prize money

Along with the addition of Andre Agassi to his coaching team, Djokovic also introduced a new service action to allow for his elbow injury. The twelve-time Grand Slam champion won 79% of his first se...

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Clemson Pros: Four Tigers keep Super Bowl dream alive

Clemson Pros: Four Tigers keep Super Bowl dream alive

But Jacksonville does have one of the lowest average season ticket prices in the NFL . Quarterbacks Tom Brady and Blake Bortles met after this 2015 matchup and they'll meet again Sunday in the ...

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Mormon Church Officially Announces New President

Mormon Church Officially Announces New President

Nelson has been announced as the new president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nelson reassured members that the calling to the apostleship is one of service, where members of t...

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Ex-CIA officer accused of holding on to classified info

Ex-CIA officer accused of holding on to classified info

A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at a NY airport Monday night and accused of keeping notebooks filled with detailed information about undercover agents and assets after he lef...

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OL coach Mike Munchak expected to interview with Arizona Cardinals again

OL coach Mike Munchak expected to interview with Arizona Cardinals again

The Cardinals first asked permission to speak to Munchak in early January. The Cardinals already were free to interview Arizona defensive coordinator James Bettcher or defensive coordinator Steve Wi...

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Trump OK physically, cognitively, doctor says

Trump OK physically, cognitively, doctor says

Dr. Jackson said because the president does not drink or smoke, it has made a healthy difference in his life. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson says his assessment is based on Mr. Jackson said that Trump's ...

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US Plans to Develop More Nuclear Weapons

US Plans to Develop More Nuclear Weapons

Navy submarines, according to the Journal . The planning for a potential nuclear war comes as President Trump has repeatedly threatened to launch a nuclear strike against North Korea. for "serious ca...

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Syrian Regime's Army Vows to Drive Out US from Country

Syrian Regime's Army Vows to Drive Out US from Country

Despite the U.S. deployment being plainly illegal, there's no practical way to remove them by force. Reuters, citing Syrian opposition sources , reported that a Free Syrian Army delegation has met ...

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Trump's Disparaging Remarks Bring Some Miami Haitians to Tears

According to Democratic Senator, Dick Durbin , Trump , during a meeting at the White House to consider migrant policies, said , "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come he...

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African Union demands apology from USA over racist comment

African Union demands apology from USA over racist comment

The president, who appeared in a videotaped address, has big support from the newly hyphenated Venezuelans and Cubans, who support his hard line against those governments. Who backed up the claims...

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UAE to file complaint over Qatar flight 'interception'

UAE to file complaint over Qatar flight 'interception'

Mr Al Suweidi would not disclose which UAE airliners had been intercepted, but Bahrain's state news agency BNA had reported on Monday that they were Emirates and Etihad. He described the act of Q...

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Pope Francis arrives in Chile

Pope Francis arrives in Chile

A man exhibits on his chest photos of Pope Francis to sell outside St. Jose Cathedral ahead of the papal visit in Temuco, Chile, Jan. 14, 2018. Before the service began, Francis took a long, looping r...

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Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks

Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks

Mr Trump allegedly made the comments in a meeting with United States senators on Thursday to discuss the status of people subjected to the scheme - known as " - who came to the country illegally a...

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Erdogan: NATO must resist US Syria plan

Erdogan: NATO must resist US Syria plan

The coalition told The Associated Press on Monday that the goal is to have a 30,000-strong force over the next several years. Mostly engaged in pragmatic cooperation with Kurdish militias in norther...

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WWE Star Jey Uso Arrested For DUI, Mugshot Released

WWE Star Jey Uso Arrested For DUI, Mugshot Released

Jey and Jimmy Uso have flourished in the ring since WWE's brand extension in July 2016. WWE held a live event at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo on Sunday night. This is a story to monitor closely, be...

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North Korea: President Trump's nuclear button boast the 'spasm of a lunatic'

North Korea: President Trump's nuclear button boast the 'spasm of a lunatic'

Kim went to Liebefeld-Steinhölzli public school in Koeniz, south of Bern "He was a good guy". "I would speak to him - I would have no problem speaking to him", he told Reuters . The Journal rele...

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Facebook News Feed changes 'deeply significant' for publishing industry

Facebook News Feed changes 'deeply significant' for publishing industry

They were reluctant to accept my conclusion then and continued to deny and deflect until the end of 2017. "We believe these changes will be beneficial to Facebook in the medium and long term". And...

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N.Korean orchestra to perform during Olympics

N.Korean orchestra to perform during Olympics

It was unclear if North Koreans had accepted that proposal. The country was 10th on the International Skating Union's list of 10 qualifying countries. The U.S. Defense Department has proposed the two ...

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Trump claims Democrats 'want to shut down the government' as deadline looms

Trump claims Democrats 'want to shut down the government' as deadline looms

Comments Trump allegedly made during the meeting have further complicated talks. A federal judge last week temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end the program known as DACA al...

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Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

Democrat Phil Murphy on Tuesday will sign an executive order that promotes equal pay for women. Democrat Phil Murphy became the state's 56th governor , succeeding Republican Chris Christie , d...

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Trump denies being a racist

Trump is alleged to have last week referred to Haiti , El Salvador and African countries as s***hole countries during a bipartisan meeting on immigration reform. However, Republican Senator ...

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Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid

Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid

The Arab coalition, under worldwide pressure, eased the blockade that was imposed on Yemeni ports and airports in November in response to a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi movement towards Riyad...

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DOJ Files Appeal of Judge's Attempt to Save DACA

DOJ Files Appeal of Judge's Attempt to Save DACA

Last week, after the U.S. District Court ordered the administration to maintain much of the DACA program, Trump posted a Tweet expressing his displeasure in which he apparently mixed up the U.S. H...

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Starbucks Corp Com (SBUX) Holding Has Increased by Barrett Asset Management Llc

The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, October 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The coffee company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.01. Miz...

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Shaheen Afridi shines as Pakistan outclass Ireland in U19 World Cup

Shaheen Afridi shines as Pakistan outclass Ireland in U19 World Cup

The West Indies will leave for Zimbabwe in mid-March where they play two warm-up games against Afghanistan and World Division II winners (yet to be determined). Ironically, although Netherlands won't ...

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Trump's FISA Tweet Shows Why the 25th Amendment Is Unnecessary

Trump's FISA Tweet Shows Why the 25th Amendment Is Unnecessary

Durbin said "shitholes" was "the exact word used by the president not just once but repeatedly". Seth Meyers isn't afraid to ask the tough questions. has no solid basis for thinking had committed ...

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Egypt's Sisi denies conspiring against Sudan, Ethiopia

Egypt's Sisi denies conspiring against Sudan, Ethiopia

During an interview with state-run TV in Eritrea, Afwerki said on Sunday that his country received information about the desire of Sudan and Eritrea to spread Ethiopian forces, funded by Sudan, to the...

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WINTER STORM: Several more inches of snow dumped on Clarksville

WINTER STORM: Several more inches of snow dumped on Clarksville

Please keep an eye on updated forecasts tonight and through the day tomorrow as changes are very possible. Some areas could get up to three inches in a boom scenario. ATLANTA | Snow falling in ...

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Positive Keytruda lung cancer data sends Merck shares up 6 percent

Positive Keytruda lung cancer data sends Merck shares up 6 percent

Including today's unusual volume, Merck & Co., Inc.'s stock is performing at 4.25% on the year. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. Moreover, Fayez Sarofi...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham tells president how to fix immigration system

Durbin, a Democrat, said last week that Trump had told lawmakers during the meeting on immigration policy that the US didn't need any more immigrants from Haiti and that he'd rather have more...

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Hartsuyker slams 'crackpots' wanting to change Aus Day date

Hartsuyker slams 'crackpots' wanting to change Aus Day date

Overnight, Senator Di Natale said the Greens would use its 100 members in councils nationally to push moving Australia Day, which has been changed at three Melbourne councils, following Fremantle Coun...

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Fatal crash reported in Marshall County

Fatal crash reported in Marshall County

Florida Highway Patrol has reopened northbound lanes at Thursday morning's first crash near mile marker 314. Troopers say 23-year-old Jacorion Demar Chambers of Prichard, Alabama was traveling eastb...

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Democracy on trial: Ending partisan redistricting

Democracy on trial: Ending partisan redistricting

The legislature has appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court, asking for an emergency stay to stop the process from going forward. Last August a panel of three federal judges ruled that Texas co...

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NY Budget: How your income taxes may change under Cuomo's plan

Overall, the state's budget will reach $168 billion, up from an estimated spending plan this year of $164 billion. But his Department of Taxation and Finance still must analyze options for state tax r...

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