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States Are Suing Betsy DeVos Over For-Profit College Rules


Subsequently, the Attorney General's Office worked with the Department of Education as the primary negotiator representing the interests of state attorneys general to enact new regulations and improve the loan forgiveness process for students defrauded by their schools. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Tomic and Medvedev fined for unsportsmanlike conduct

The world No.59 pretended to have a back injury and called for the trainer midway through the second set, but opted not to take any medication. I wasn't mentally and physically there to perform. "It was definitely a mental issue out there". The International Tennis Federation also handed Russian Daniil Medvedev three fines, totalling $14,500, after he threw coins at an umpire following his defeat on Wednesday. Read More »

Hanscom Air Force Base evacuates buildings after 'potentially explosive materials' detected


The truck is owned by Big Foot Moving & Storage, the Associated Press reported . A State Police bomb squad responded to the base, several facilities were evacuated and the base's Vandenberg Gate was temporarily closed. They have also closed the exit from Route 2A. No one was injured in the incident and the base said the situation is under investigation. The State Fire Marshal's office said an assessment of two suspicious vehicles is underway and that standard protocol is being followed. Read More »

Alabama physician groups anxious by proposed health care law changes


When Mr. Trump was "campaigning", he promised that if he became president, he'd "guarantee that all Americans would have 100-percent affordable health coverage", but what we're hearing is his proposed health care bill isn't at all what was promised! In the report, NC Child highlighted the increased mental and physical health care needs of children in foster care, the impact of the opioid crisis, and funding for evidence-based trauma treatment as examples of Medicaid's critical role in the ... Read More »

'Frictionless trade' with European Union 'not possible' post-Brexit

That is not possible. "That is not possible", Barnier told the EESC. "You can not leave the single market and then opt into those sectors you like most, say the automobile industry or financial services. "In reality, no deal would worsen the lose-lose situation, which would necessarily be the result of Brexit". Barnier tweeted that "UK denunciation" of the convention changed nothing as "EU law/common fisheries policy had superseded it". Read More »

France to ban diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040


Mr Hulot said he recognised the target would put pressure on France's auto manufacturers, but he said they now had projects which "can fulfil that promise". Germany has also reiterated plans to develop fully combustion-powered vehicles by 2030, with The Netherlands and Norway looking to follow suit by 2025. Read More »

Four children, man found slain in Georgia home


At 4:47 a.m., a woman called 911 and said several people had been stabbed. A woman said to be the mother was detained by police after the bodies were found inside the home in Loganville, Gwinnett County Police Cpl. The woman - who recently moved with her family from IL to Georgia - was depressed about the death of her father, neighbors told the station, saying that they prayed about it recently in church, but said there was no indication she would harm herself or others. Read More »

Azerbaijan fully responsible for casualties - Armenian Deputy FM


Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry accused Armenia of violating the ceasefire, killing 50-year-old Sahiba Guliyeva and her granddaughter, 2-year-old Zahra Guliyeva . Armenia's direct and deliberate attacks against the Azerbaijani civilian population and civilian objects, constitute a serious violation of worldwide humanitarian and human rights law, including the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and ... Read More »

Pregnant woman, newborn fight for lives after lightning strike


Seven days from her due date, doctors delivered her newest child, Owen . Meghan Davidson was in a gated community in Fort Myers as a series of heavy storms moved through the area. 'Meghan is showing signs of improvement. She has two other children with her husband. "They have lowered the amount of oxygen that she is getting and they have lowered the sedation". Read More »

3 dead as torrential rain hammers Kyushu region


One man was dug out of a landslide without any signs of life and two women were injured as record rains battered southwestern Japan for a second day on Thursday, with flooded rivers forcing 400,000 from their homes, officials and media said. Read More »

Socceroos rise up the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings


It has been a mercurial rise for the Indian football team under Stephen Constantine who took charge of the team in February 2015. "I have a number of targets, including launching the national sports portal, getting 1000 scholarships for sporting talents, bringing sports under concurrent list this year , making sports part of compulsory education", he said. Read More »

Lukaku set for move to Manchester United

Although Everton sources said there was some way to go for the transfer to be completed, United believe they will secure the second most expensive signing in their history behind Paul Pogba . According to MARCA on Thursday, United is still in talks with Real Madrid over the transfer of Spanish goalscorer Álvaro Morata. Lukaku, 24, recently suggested that remaining a part of Ronald Koeman's side is "not an option" and made his desire to leave Goodison Park very clear earlier this year. Read More »

5.8 quake hits near Helena, Montana


The USGS says the epicenter was about 5 miles South East of Lincoln. People also reported feeling the quake in Great Falls, Missoula and Polson. It wasn't immediately clear whether the quake caused significant damage. Local media reports said that the quake was felt in Kalispell, Havre, Boulder, Helena, Choteau, and beyond. Montana is the fourth-most seismically active state. Read More »

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump to meet on Friday


The presidents were expected to meet with business leaders to strengthen economic collaboration between the neighbouring countries. Before arriving in Moscow Monday, Xi warned President Donald Trump that "some negative factors" were hurting U.S. Read More »

Penn State suing former coordinator for almost seven figures


Shoop signed a three-year deal worth $1.150 million per year ($245,000 in base salary and and $905,000 in supplemental pay) at Tennessee that required the coach to take responsibility for any payments he owed past employers. According to the suit, Penn State wrote Shoop to request payment, but the coach has not complied and, "through counsel, has indicated a refusal to make such payment". Read More »

Mohanlal and Pranav start their projects today


Dulquer is now working on multiple projects like his cameo in Parava, the bilingual biopic of veteran actor Savitri directed by Nag Ashwin, Benjoy Nambiar's SOLO, untitled Srinath Rajendran film in which he plays the role of Sukumara Kurup and there are also reports of the actor having signed his next Tamil project after OK Kanmani , which is expected to be directed by debutante Ra Karthik. Read More »

Ukraine Police Seize Servers Of Accountancy Software Firm To Stop NotPetya


Premium Service, which claims to be an official dealer of M.E.Doc's software, said in a post on M.E.Doc's Facebook page that masked men were searching M.E.Doc's offices. Ukraine's government said on Tuesday it would submit a draft law to parliament for the country's tax deadline to be extended to July 15, and waive fines for companies who missed the previous June 13 cutoff because of the attack. Read More »

China ties strained by negative factors, says Xi


The phone call also came as the Trump administration has become increasingly frustrated with Beijing over its perceived lack of progress in putting pressure on North Korea to rein in its weapons programme. Xi went on to express his hope that the USA would deal with the Taiwan issue in an appropriate manner, expressing his strong displeasure with the USA government's recent decision to approve a weapons sale to Taiwan. Read More »

United Nations experts ask Virginia governor to stop upcoming execution


Morva's execution is set for 9 p.m. Thursday. Meanwhile, the deputy's mother says that while she feels sympathy for Morva's family, she does not want the governor to intervene. The special rapporteurs on summary executions, Agnes Callamard and Dainius Puras , issued a joint appeal one day before the scheduled execution of William Morva , 35. Read More »

Salman Khan to compensate distributors?


Tubelight box office collection: The highest grosser in 2017 was none other that Shah Rukh Khan's Raees that did an overall business of Rs 281.44 cr. " Tubelight " is an entertaining family drama set in a small town in the hills of northern India, and tells the story of one man's love for his family and his unshakeable belief in himself. Read More »

Police Have Raided a Vatican Priest's Gay Drug-Fueled Orgy


Summary: The apartment of one of Pope Francis's top aides was raided by police after complaints of multiple men entering the apartment that were acting strangely. Coccopalmerio was reportedly not in attendance, with a close aide taking most of the heat and supposedly losing his chance at being promoted to Bishop in response to the gay-orgy-fiasco, which must suck cause once you get to be one of them, you can move diagonally. Read More »

Fight Against Climate Change to Continue Within G19 Without US - EU Commission


The global fight against climate change will continue within the G19 format due to the United States decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans said Wednesday. Shortly after, San Marcos Mayor John Thomaides announced that San Marcos had joined a group of cities committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, known as the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, in the spirit of the Paris Agreement . Read More »

Fire forces hundreds of evacuations in Colorado


According to Fire Chief Jim Keating, a section of Northern Breckenridge called Peak 7 has been issued a mandatory evacuation order as the fire moves closer to the city. "Air resources have been working the fire, as well as a load of smokejumpers and a hotshot crew", Inciweb said. There are reports that late in the afternoon the fire activity decreased, but below are photos from earlier in the day as the fire was spreading more rapidly. Read More »

Condition worsens of USA lawmaker Scalise shot last month


Scalise, the No. 3 Republican leader in the US House of Representatives, had been improving in recent weeks following surgeries to fix internal organs and broken bones. In the meantime, please keep Rep. Scalise and his family in your prayers. The congressman had been discharged from the intensive care unit on June 23 and was listed in fair condition. Read More »

U.S. likely to consider no-fly zone in Syria if Russian Federation agrees


It's not yet clear what the two leaders will discuss when they meet on Friday, but the ongoing civil war in Syria is nearly certain to come up. The US State Department has outlined its vision for resolving the conflict in Syria, which is expected to be a key point to be discussed during the first meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Stan Wawrinka Knocked Out by First-time victor


I'm completely speechless. I have no idea what tomorrow will bring. "I'm not going to say I'm going to lose because what would be the point in going out there? That's what I've learned". "The start to the year has been magical for me", Federer said in a statement about skipping Paris, "but I need to recognize that scheduling will be the key to my longevity moving forward". Read More »

Explosion near Eglins's climate lab sends plume of smoke into air


In response, a 1,000-foot cordon was established, and the surrounding area was evacuated. No injuries to any base employees have been reported as a result of the incident. According to the Air Force, the McKinley Lab includes the largest environmental chamber in the world, which can duplicate any climatic environment. Read More »