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World News Teacher Stepped On Black Student's Back In Slavery Lesson
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Students and a school staffer reportedly told theDaily Newsthat teacher Patricia Cummings at J.H.S 118 William W. Niles told black students to lie on the floor as she stepped on their backs in order to show them what slavery felt like. Cummings writes on LinkedIn that she has volunteered to start a cheerleading program at the school 'to prevent our middle school girls from getting involved with negative neighbourhood elements'.

World News Groundhog Day: to shadow or not to shadow? Trends one way!
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Most Americans know about Punxsutawney Phil - but there have been many knock-off versions over the years. Based on past weather data , "there is no predictive skill for the groundhog during the most recent years of the analysis", according to a report released this week by NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, N.C.

World News Uttar Pradesh cop in trouble for Ram Temple 'pledge'
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh cop in trouble for Ram Temple 'pledge'

The event in Lucknow that Mr Shukla participated in was held days before a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by the Chief Justice of India starts final hearings to decide whether a temple to Lord Ram can be built in Ayodhya at the site where the Babri Masjid was razed in 1992.

World News Clashes in Maldives as court orders politicians released
Author: 0 Clashes in Maldives as court orders politicians released

He was later sentenced to 13 years in jail on terrorism charges following a trial the United Nations denounced as hasty and unfair. "Opposition supporters were met with tear gas, arrests and direct police violence while calling on the government to implement the ruling", the opposition said in a statement.

World News New Blockchain Body Will Help Guide Regulators, EU Says
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The European Commission has launched a new initiative to explore broader uses of blockchain across various sectors. They are seen as a major breakthrough as they bring about high levels of traceability and security in economic transactions online.

Author: 0 Kashmiri students brutally thrashed by mob in Haryana post namaz

The students have reportedly suffered bruises on face, arms and legs in the attack, which they claim was unprovoked. 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 Haryana , Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the Haryana government to take stringent action against the perpetrators for assaulting Kashmiri students and demanded a probe into the case.

World News Father of three victims rushes Nassar in courtroom
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Nassar's sentencing hearing has been suspended after Randall Margraves , the father of three of the victims, lunged at the 54-year-old. While addressing Larry from the podium, Randall asked the judge if he could have five minutes alone with the "demon" in a locked room.

World News Super Eagles Ikechukwu Ezenwa ruled out of CHAN
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Nigeria's best outing at the competition, was when they finished third under Stephen Keshi in 2014. Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. The Eagles captain could not continue after the collision and had to be substituted for second goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye . "Nigerian Breweries is backing the Eagles all the way to bring the trophy back to Nigeria ".

World News £57 million Aymeric Laporte 'can't wait' to work under Guardiola
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The former French U21 worldwide defender becomes the latest member of Pep Guardiola's Premier League leaders, having signed for the club in a £57m deal. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "We have to accept it's a bad result and understand that we have to fight this season", Conte told the BBC .

World News Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself
Author: 0 Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself

His cousin Mario Díaz-Balart is a U.S. congressman. A brief note read on state television said his treatment had "required an initial hospitalization then outpatient follow-up". Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, a Cuba expert at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, said Fidelito had provided him with invaluable help in the 1990s while he was writing a book on Cuba's nuclear program.

World News Maryam launches fresh tirade against judiciary
Author: 0 Maryam launches fresh tirade against judiciary

She added that to this day the opponents of Nawaz hide their faces while passing through Gujranwala . "Has any court summoned [Pervez] Musharraf? Has any court courage to award sentence to Imran Khan who also involved in abusing the courts?" she said.

Author: 0 Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is the objective — United Nations chief

During a forum Cha hosted at CSIS in September, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warned that the Trump administration should not "ramp up the rhetoric". Safety first, Olympians - and we're not talking about helmets. Why would the leadership in Pyongyang assess that this time around would be any different? Lee planned to urge Trump to stop China from repatriating North Koreans who are caught escaping, the Post's report said.

World News Slick New Teaser Poster Release For Mission: Impossible - Fallout
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So that's where Ghost Tom Cruise comes in. With the way that the early teases of Mission: Impossible - Fallout were going - Cruise posting Instagram photos of himself hanging out of a pilot-less helicopter and making an impossible (and ultimately injurious) leap between two buildings - you'd think the new poster would feature his corpse.

World News Potential Manchester City lineup against West Bromwich Albion
Author: 0 Potential Manchester City lineup against West Bromwich Albion

Aymeric Laporte , Manchester City's record signing, probably didn't expect to be starting on his debut the day after joining the club- and neither did nearly anyone else. Sean Dyche's team have won five and lost five Premier League games at Turf Moor but will be looking to at least hold Pep Guardiola's runaway table-toppers .

World News NY to remove highway signs after feds threaten to pull $14M
Author: 0 NY to remove highway signs after feds threaten to pull $14M

The federal government agrees and says the signs are distracting because they have too many words, which is a violation of federal law. "Existing materials will be reused but, as the signs will be redesigned for the new campaign, we will consult with the FHWA during this process", Karas and Driscoll wrote.

World News Kentucky becomes first state to impose Medicaid work requirements
Author: 0 Kentucky becomes first state to impose Medicaid work requirements

While the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services faces a lawsuit in the first state to get approval for a Medicaid work requirement, HHS has granted a second waiver demonstration in another. Former foster care youth, pregnant women, primary caregivers for dependents, full-time students and disabled individuals are exempt from the work requirements.

World News Man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter charged
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Investigators charged Douglas Haig for making and selling the bullets even though he wasn't licensed to do so. Stephen Paddock, 64, killed himself after the rampage carried out from his hotel suite on Las Vegas' famed Strip on October 1 - the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S.

World News Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned
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CAS held that there was "insufficient" evidence that the athletes had benefited from a system of state-sponsored doping at the last Winter Games, hosted by Russian Federation. "We will continue our uncompromising fight against doping". The world governing body's 169 invited Russian athletes are eligible to compete only as neutrals.

World News McCollum scores 50 in 3 quarters, Blazers beat Bulls 124-108
Author: 0 McCollum scores 50 in 3 quarters, Blazers beat Bulls 124-108

The Blazers have started to come together as of late, winning seven of their last eight games and propelling themselves into sixth place in a heavily-contested Western Conference, only one game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder for fifth place and 1.5 behind the Minnesota Timberwolves for fourth.

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Author: 0 "Monopoly" Will Soon Offer A Special Cheaters Edition Board Game

According to Insider , players will actually be encouraged to cheat during the game - but they'll be, quite literally, handcuffed to the game if caught in the act. There are also five "cheat cards" in the center of the board at any given time. These can range from stealing money from the bank to moving someone else's token on your turn.

World News County Sheriff reminds people to drive safe on Super Bowl Sunday
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The San Luis Obispo Police Department will have additional officers on the streets looking for impaired drivers on Super Bowl Sunday. "If you're an National Football League fan, you plan your Super Bowl for weeks". "Before choosing to drink, choose your team's MVP - a sober designated driver". They also responded to two alcohol-related crashes, that resulted in two deaths.

World News West Va. congressmen battle over Pence remarks
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Manchin, who faces a tough re-election fight this year, pushed back forcefully, saying Pence's comments "are exactly why Washington Sucks". " Joe Manchin has voted no time and again on the policies that West Virginia needs", Pence added. Manchin also said in response to Pence's attack on him, "I am shocked that after the vice president worked for nearly a year in a divisive and partisan way to take healthcare away from nearly 200,000 West Virginians, bankrupt our hospitals, and push tax cuts ...

Author: 0 Trump urges GOP to vote on his immigration plan

Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiPence rips Pelosi for describing, 000 as "crumbs" The Memo: "Trump sticks to his guns on immigration agenda Manchin responds to Pence attacks: "This is why Washington sucks" MORE and Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer: "Nunes intent on undermining "rule of law" with altered memo Manchin responds to Pence attacks: "This is why Washington sucks" What Trump didn't say in his State of the Union address MORE have to get moving ...

World News South Africa sacks national Rugby coach
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Coetzee and SA Rugby agreed to terminate their contract two years early. But after months of dragging out Coetzee's inevitable sacking after his Springboks won only 11 of 25 Tests (44%) in 2016 and 2017‚ SA Rugby were deliberately vague on the identity of his successor.

World News Pope asks Vatican abuse expert to review new information on Chilean bishop
Author: 0 Pope asks Vatican abuse expert to review new information on Chilean bishop

A former bishop of Hong Kong has accused the Vatican of "selling out" the Catholic Church to China by pursuing diplomatic relations with Beijing despite its ongoing crackdown on religious liberty. Joseph's Cathedral, the largest in the city of Tianjin and part of the state system, said believers would "of course" welcome the deal. New regulations that came into effect on Thursday requiring religious institutions receive government approval for teaching plans, overseas pilgrimages and other ...

World News Shujaa to face Samoa in Hamilton Sevens Opener
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The event takes place from 6-8 April, a week before the Commonwealth Games in Australia . "Hopefully we will get the results we all want", Simiyu told Xinhua on Thursday. 2017 Africa Sevens Championship victor Uganda has been placed in Group D alongside Fiji, Wales and Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Games rugby showpiece taking place 13-15 April on the Gold Coast, Australia.

World News Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor
Author: 0 Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor

Duterte ended intermittent peace talks with the CPP-NPA in November and declared them "terrorists", citing bad faith from the rebels while negotiating peace with the government. "Every arrest of an [NDF] peace negotiator or a consultant makes the resumption of peace negotiations more hard and serves to further incite the armed revolution of the people", Sison said.