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NRA discloses additional contributions from Russian donors

NRA discloses additional contributions from Russian donors The admission came after Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from OR, prodded the NRA as part of an investigation into what political organizations may have been used by Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump. The NRA had previously only acknowledged receiving a donation from one Russian: Aleksandr Torshin, a Russian government banker with close ties to the gun group. [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons watchdog preparing team to visit Syria, investigate Eastern Ghouta attack

Chemical weapons watchdog preparing team to visit Syria, investigate Eastern Ghouta attack Mr Trump cancelled a foreign trip to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Vice President Mike Pence will travel in his place. The OPCW's fact-finding mission will not seek to establish who was responsible for the attack. He added , "Everybody's gonna pay a price". "The Russian regime whose hands are all covered in the blood of Syrian child... [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy refuses to give up on Grand Slam dreams

Rory McIlroy refuses to give up on Grand Slam dreams This is the fourth straight year that McIlroy arrived at Augusta National looking to complete the career Grand Slam - a feat accomplished by only five of the game's greatest players. The matchup of Reed and McIlroy in the final group had drawn comparisons to their Ryder Cup match at Hazeltine in 2016, when they traded birdie after birdie before Reed walked off with a 1-up win. [Full Article...]

Teacher accused of sex with boy 'sent him a smutty card'

Teacher accused of sex with boy 'sent him a smutty card' She allegedly signed the card: "I bloody miss you, love the slut". Lowe, of Elmsbed Caravan Park in Poynton, Cheshire, denies one count of sexual activity with a child and five counts of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust. [Full Article...]

Local High School students "Fish for a Cure"

Local High School students Any school that is given the grant for their performing arts department receives funding for four years, and then stays connected to the foundation. The Northwest High School student handbook for the 2018-19 school year has been approved with changes. [Full Article...]

Russia Says US Seeking "Confrontation" With Syria

Russia Says US Seeking Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia's foreign ministry, responded to Trump's tweet Wednesday, saying any missiles launched in retaliation should target terrorists, not the Syrian government. The U.S., France and Britain have been in extensive consultations about launching a military strike as early as the end of this week, U.S. officials have said. [Full Article...]

Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations

Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations He said independent investigations cleared him of any wrongdoing and he's sorry he's been so angry in the weeks following accusations about his behavior. The statement on the website says that since the results were negative, it would have been "dishonoring" to Hybels if they had shared the "false allegations". [Full Article...]

There's a computer glitch in some of today's ELA assessments

There's a computer glitch in some of today's ELA assessments The state also says schools have the flexibility in the test schedule to postpone the exam for another day. Another 75,000 students in the BOCES region were not affected because they were taking paper exams, she said. Connell said if the computer issue is resolved by then, students will take the test electronically. Some calls were made to the state technical support line and the inquiries were ... [Full Article...]


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