• Santa Fe elementary school wins Blue Ribbon Award
Santa Fe elementary school wins Blue Ribbon Award

Department of Education. The Morris Street school was one of 30 schools nationwide and two schools in CT to earn the 2017 National Blue Ribbon for Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing. The school was nominated for the award by the Council for American Private Education, then completed a comprehensive application regarding school practices.

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  • PLO officials condemn blatant bias of USA ambassador to Israel
PLO officials condemn blatant bias of USA ambassador to Israel

His use of "two percent" particularly angered Palestinians who released statements blasting Friedman's comments just hours later. Worldwide law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as occupied territories and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity there as illegal.

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  • Thousands of aid containers stuck in Puerto Rico port
Thousands of aid containers stuck in Puerto Rico port

The shipment includes 22,000 bottles of water, 17,000 packages of baby wipes, 4,000 packages of diapers, and 2,000 canned food items, according to Cuomo's office. Yolanda Negron cleans up devastated home after hurricane Maria ravaged the island. Trump said there would have to be talks between Washington and indebted Puerto Rico about how to pay...

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  • Donald Trump Has Embarrassed America And Really Needs To Stop Tweeting Now
Donald Trump Has Embarrassed America And Really Needs To Stop Tweeting Now

Breakdowns by race and gender were similarly stark. Eighteen percent of black women surveyed and 12 percent of black men said it is a good time to be black in America while 45 percent of black women and 59 percent of black men said it is a bad time.

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  • UAE unveils plans for massive city simulating human settlement on Mars
UAE unveils plans for massive city simulating human settlement on Mars

The Dubai government has announced plans to build a 1.9 million square foot replica of Mars, and they've gone out their way to make it just as unpleasant and inhospitable as the real thing, without the seven-month flight time. "The UAE seeks to establish global efforts to develop technologies that benefit humankind, and that establish the foundat...

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  • Modi condoles Mumbai stampede deaths
Modi condoles Mumbai stampede deaths

Stating that the commuters of local trains are usually ordinary people, the Congress leader demanded a job in the railways for the kin of those killed in the Elphinstone bridge stampede and said the incident should be probed by a sitting judge.

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  • Russian Federation reportedly destroys all of its remaining chemical weapons
Russian Federation reportedly destroys all of its remaining chemical weapons

Russian Federation signed the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1993 and launched the program to dispose of its chemical weapons in 1996. "We are fulfilling our obligation under the Chemical Weapons Convention to fully destroy our chemical weapons arsenal, and we do it ahead of schedule", he said.

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  • Iowa Mom Left 4 Preteens Home Alone While She Vacationed in Europe
Iowa Mom Left 4 Preteens Home Alone While She Vacationed in Europe

Police received a tip about Macke leaving her children alone and checked on her house on September 21 to see what was going on. According to the newspaper, police went to the home on September 21 after getting reports that the children, ages 6, 7, and two that are 12 years old, were being left unsupervised.

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  • The opponent Russian Navalny arrested at Moscow
The opponent Russian Navalny arrested at Moscow

Navalny had planned to travel to the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia's fifth-biggest city, where he was to lead a rally later in the day. "I left home to go to a station - they detained me in the entrance". Navalny has said he wants to stand for president next March, but the authorities have said he is ineligible because he is serving a suspend...

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  • Donald Trump's son-in-law incorrectly registered to vote as a woman
Donald Trump's son-in-law incorrectly registered to vote as a woman

In perhaps the strangest example of hypocrisy to come out of the Trump administration yet, presidential son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is registered to vote in NY as a female. The outlet claims this would be the latest in a series of mistakes made by Kushner - who is married to the firstborn daughter of the United States president, I...

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  • Google Reportedly Planning to Establish Independent Shopping Unit
Google Reportedly Planning to Establish Independent Shopping Unit

Google has rolled out changes to how it displays search results for products in Europe to try to comply with an European Union antitrust ruling against its Google Shopping search comparison service. The ball lies in Google's court, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told reporters on Wednesday, saying it's up to the company "to show...

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  • SpiceJet passengers safe after Kabul airport terror strike: Airline
SpiceJet passengers safe after Kabul airport terror strike: Airline

ISIS also claimed responsibility , the group's AMAQ news agency said, adding that "infiltrators" used SPG-9 rockets and mortars. The war turns 16 in October and America is pressing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners to increase their own troop levels in the country to help Afghan forces get the upper hand in the grinding battle against ...

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  • Constitutional crisis looms in Spain as Catalonia looks to vote on independence
Constitutional crisis looms in Spain as Catalonia looks to vote on independence

Protesters in Barcelona have taken to the streets to protect Catalonia's right to vote in an independence referendum scheduled for Sunday. Spain's Constitutional Court, which previously ruled that only central authorities can call such a vote and all Spanish nationals should vote on sovereignty matters, has suspended the referendum .

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  • EPA Administrator Spends $25000 On Soundproof Booth
EPA Administrator Spends $25000 On Soundproof Booth

But since taking over the agency he once sued on a regular basis, Pruitt has racked up some odd bills that are raising eyebrows with critics. Mr. Pruitt's job is to keep our water, air and land healthy and to hold polluters accountable when they don't.

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  • Ex-NY state senate leader's corruption conviction vacated, faces retrial
Ex-NY state senate leader's corruption conviction vacated, faces retrial

In December 2015, Dean and his son Adam were convicted for bribery, extortion and conspiracy in a scheme that involved developer Glenwood Management, which hails from Skelos' native Long Island. Dean Skelos was sentenced to five years in prison , and Adam Skelos to 6½ years. Cracking down on government corruption has come to be a frustrating exe...

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  • Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine
Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine

It's a submersible, that must-have plaything of superyacht owners the world over. A concept image of Project Neptune depicts a sleek design, with a bubble-like cockpit at its center that provides a almost 360 degree view. The marque represents a deeply held passion for technology, engineering and timeless, elegant design. "We have used forms and pr...

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  • USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach
USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach

A combination photo shows NCAA coaches L-R, Lamont Evans, Emanuel Richardson, Tony Bland and Chuck Person in these USA Today Sports file photos. When Underwood hired Evans at Oklahoma State, he said: "We're very fortunate to have Lamont join the Cowboy family".

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  • ISIS Releases Audio Of Leader's Purported Speech, Suggesting He Still Lives
ISIS Releases Audio Of Leader's Purported Speech, Suggesting He Still Lives

The US. -led coalition has rained down more than 5,000 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in August alone. This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq.

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  • Trump Says He Might Have To Work With Democrats On Obamacare Repeal
Trump Says He Might Have To Work With Democrats On Obamacare Repeal

We will get a longer process going for the couple of people that did want to see more process, even though they're a yes vote. On MSNBC Wednesday, Paul said that Trump would likely move to "reinterpret" existing law in a way that would allow consumers to purchase healthcare across state lines .

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  • PM Prayut says former PM Yingluck is in Dubai
PM Prayut says former PM Yingluck is in Dubai

Gerd Seidel CC BY-SA 3.0Yingluck Shinawatra was convicted in absentia after courts determined she used government funds to buy rice from farmers at a price 50 percent higher than the global market price. "I don't know", he replied, when asked by the media whether he trusted the assurance that Yingluck would not have any political movement while in ...

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