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Author: 0 Gavin Grimm: Corporations Support Student in Transgender Rights Case

Grimm is being represented by the American Civil Liberties Union. But Grimm's battle began when he enrolled in the public high school for his sophomore year. Virginia members of Congress have declined in the past to say how they've paid their own attorneys in this case, though it appears to have been with campaign funds.

U.S. Kansas Supreme Court orders more education spending
Author: 0 Kansas Supreme Court orders more education spending

Ultimately, the court's decision is not about how much money is spent - but how. It also says the state is not providing basic reading or math skills for roughly 25 percent of K-12 students. In sum, the message remains the same as it has been for years: The state must spend more on education, with a special focus on improving the outlook for low-performing students.

U.S. Bill to allow charter schools clears House
Author: 0 Bill to allow charter schools clears House

The state Department of Education is closing three low-performing charter schools in Newark that were all on probation. Rep. Alonzo Baldonado, R-Los Lunas, said even though some charter schools have not lived up to their promises, a lot of them "are beneficial to the children of New Mexico".

U.S. As 'Grand Bargain' Is Blocked, Democrats Point To Rauner
Author: 0 As 'Grand Bargain' Is Blocked, Democrats Point To Rauner

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in Springfield on August 17. "The package was not complete and that we need more time to digest and find what we need,"said Senator William Brady". "Unfortunately, I've been informed that the governor made a decision to interject himself in this process and doesn't want this approved in this form", Cullerton told senators.

U.S. US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula
Author: 0 US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

Abu al Khayr al-Masri, the No. 2 man for al Qaeda behind leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, has been killed by a missile strike in Idlib, Syria, according to multiple sources. The defense official said a large volume of information was collected, including phone numbers, contact information and data on AQAP members and how they are connected.

U.S. House Committee Establishes Parameters For Russia Investigation
Author: 0 House Committee Establishes Parameters For Russia Investigation

Sessions' spokeswoman said the then-senator met with the Russian ambassador in September in his capacity as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, not as a surrogate for the Trump campaign. Schiff said Comey avoided "repeated questions about the scope of any investigation they were doing" and 'individuals that may be the subject of any counterterrorism investigation'.

U.S. Undocumented dad taken by ICE while dropping kids off at school
Author: 0 Undocumented dad taken by ICE while dropping kids off at school

He and his wife had already dropped off their 12-year-old daughter and were headed to drop off 13-year-old Fatima Avelica next. It's free to sign up! An ICE " Sensitive Locations " policy memo, which designates schools and other sensitive locations as off-limits to detentions, was first issued in 2011 and has not yet been rescinded by Trump's administration.

Author: 0 Rand Paul says Obamacare 'repeal' secrecy is cause for concern

An array of conservative lawmakers, organizations and activists are demanding a swifter and more aggressive remake of the Affordable Care Act than many Republicans are comfortable with, raising questions about whether President Trump and the GOP are headed toward gridlock as they try to fulfill their promise to repeal the health-care law.

U.S. Students celebrate Dr. Seuss with reading
Author: 0 Students celebrate Dr. Seuss with reading

Seuss items and their own book. Dr. Seuss wrote " The Cat in the Hat " specifically to help young students learn their alphabet. "With all the technology kids have access to these days, picking up a book and reading a book is still essential to me", said Councilman George Patchell, who represents the Perryville area.

Author: 0 LA carjacking suspect surrenders to police after standoff, pursuit

Police are in a standoff with a carjacking suspect who led officers on a pursuit through several Southern California neighborhoods. It started around 7:40 AM near 68th Street and South Central Avenue in Florence. Police repeatedly tried to stop the auto with spike strips and by ramming it to make it spin out. Patrolling South Gate police officers saw the vehicle a short time later and began chasing it.

U.S. The Rapid Fall of Aaron Hernandez
Author: 0 The Rapid Fall of Aaron Hernandez

He opened fire on their vehicle as they waited at a stoplight, killing both men and wounding a third, Haggan said. When they did, Haggan claims Hernandez fired five gunshots out the window of his own auto into the victims' vehicle, killing de Abreu and Furtado and wounding one of the other men, who survived.

Author: 0 Asylum Seeker With Brain Tumor Granted Bond to Seek Care

Esmeralda Hernandez told the Morning News she just wants to get her daughter to NY, where family can oversee her treatment. The woman spoke with her attorney briefly, relayed information about the tumor and a possible surgery and shared her hospital room number.

U.S. Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed daughter, judge says
Author: 0 Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed daughter, judge says

A scientist also reported finding chloroform in the trunk of her vehicle, where prosecutors said Anthony likely put Caylee's body temporarily. "There was a possibility that she may have utilized that to keep the baby quiet. Authorities were unable to determine a cause of death. Casey Anthony was seen in Florida protesting Donald Trump's presidency. Prosecutors sought the death penalty, but the mother was later acquitted .

Author: 0 Rachel Dolezal changes name to West African moniker meaning 'gift of god'

Dolezal has struggled financially since the news broke that the former professor was lying about her race. That led to her losing her position with the NAACP and her teaching job. Some photos create an impression of darker skin and emphasize her very curly, frequently braided or dreadlock-styled hair. Dolezal was also in the news recently for something else.

U.S. Seven Baltimore Cops Indicted for Robbing Citizens of Up to $200000
Author: 0 Seven Baltimore Cops Indicted for Robbing Citizens of Up to $200000

In an attempt to cover their tracks, the officers allegedly turned off their body cams and submitted false incident reports and arrest reports to hide the money, property, and drugs they stole. The officer also allegedly helped one of the men remove a Global Positioning System tracker that had been placed on his vehicle by the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

U.S. Denver Zoo welcomes surprise baby giraffe!
Author: 0 Denver Zoo welcomes surprise baby giraffe!

Following a smooth birth, there were some tense moments when Dobby would not nurse. With the intervention of staff members, Dobby is now feeding properly and in good health. The park's live stream was interrupted briefly last week when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity.

U.S. Senate confirms retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as housing secretary
Author: 0 Senate confirms retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as housing secretary

Ben Carson, a losing 2016's Republican presidential candidate who believes poverty is a choice, and who once said it's the responsibility of the people, not the government, "to take care of the indigent in our society", was approved this morning as the new secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development .

U.S. Obama officials worked to leave investigators a trail on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Obama officials worked to leave investigators a trail on Russian Federation

According to The Times , Obama White House officials waged a campaign to procure, save and disperse classified intelligence regarding Trump associates' contacts with Russians. One of the committee of American congress has decided with consensus to probe into the Russian middling in the US Presidential election previous year.