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U.S. Crews work around the clock to contain NW Oklahoma wildfires
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At least 600 square miles, mostly in Clark Co., have burned in Kansas as powerful wind gusts have fanned the flames. Three other people died in a separate fire to the south while trying to usher cattle away from flames Monday evening. The fires have destroyed 30 homes and compromised bridges, Horner said, but it's now at least 50% contained. Most of the fires seen are prescribed burns.

U.S. 'A Day Without a Woman' brings mixed reactions
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Those women might have also been surrounded by male workers who, if they were aware of the march, scoffed at its requirements. ACPS has been in contact with other jurisdictions about the day, Lloyd says , but "ultimately the decision is ours, because it's about how students are affected in our school district".

U.S. 'A Day Without A Woman' Will Leave These Schools Closed In Virginia
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Yet, many schools in Washington remain largely unaffected by the upcoming march. School officials in Alexandria announced this week that 300 of its teachers will be absent from school on Wednesday to attend "A Day Without a Woman" and " International Women's Strike " - which means schools will have to be closed because of inadequate staffing.

U.S. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?
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Staples, Inc. has dropped 7.81% during the last 3-month period. Zacks Investment Research raised Staples from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 19th. Staples, Inc . (NASDAQ: SPLS ) has a market capitalization of 5.71 Billion. Staples was Initiated by Loop Capital to Hold on Dec 13, 2016. Staples shares rose $0.19 (+2.12%) to $9.15 in premarket trading Thursday.

U.S. Grandfather believes killer of 2 IN teens will be found
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Patty also read a statement on behalf of the family of the second slain teenager, Williams. "Throughout this tragedy, we have honored their memory by carrying forward and respecting each other". He asked that everybody take one minute out of their days and study the photograph of the suspect and the audio recording of a man saying "down the hill".

U.S. NHL Commissioner Supports Bill On New Taxpayer-Funded Arena For Arizona Coyotes
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Bettman's letter says a recent meeting with city officials only confirmed that the Glendale arena doesn't work for the team. "I urge you to support SB 1149", Bettman wrote. The conservative Republicans who control the Legislature are ideologically opposed to the tax incentives the Coyotes are seeking. For a four-year period, the team was operated by the National Hockey League as new owners were sought to keep the team in the region.

U.S. Trump pick to be United States solicitor general was raised in CNY
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Noel Francisco, a former partner Jones Day partner, was nominated solicitor general Wednesday morning. His comments may indicate how his new solicitor general could frame the issue for the Supreme Court. Francisco will have to weather that same trial, but there doesn't appear to be much reason for sharp opposition. Bob McDonnell in a successful attempt to throw out McDonnell's corruption convictions.

U.S. LSU Basketball to part ways with Johnny Jones
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Jones will coach the Tigers in the SEC Tournament this week. Remember when LSU had Ben Simmons and failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament? Last season's team with Simmons, Quarterman and Keith Hornsby won 19 games and didn't even get into the NCAA tourney.

U.S. High wind warning issued for Monroe County
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Some light snow flurries are possible Friday , but nothing will accumulate, and clear skies are ahead for Saturday and Sunday . Both a Wind Advisory and a Hazardous Weather Outlook were issued for all of east-central and northeast Kansas late Monday morning.

U.S. Hillary Clinton Stands With Women's Strike in Red Pantsuit
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When she made her concession speech on November 9, she wore purple, which is a blend of red and blue, reminding the nation that we are all united, no matter our political affiliations. "We have to look for mentors to support". She spoke to the group one day before the Day Without Women protest and the International Women's Strike on March 8, when many women will stay home from work and school, refrain from spending money (with the exception of local or female-owned businesses), and march ...

U.S. Winds Blamed For Power Outages
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Do not touch them under any circumstances. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids issued a high wind warning for much of southwestern MI, including Calhoun County. Then the gusty winds slowly diminish through this evening. These are non-storm winds as temps will be near 50 degrees and we will see some decent sunshine today.

U.S. Lindsey Graham Says He Gave Trump His New Cell Number
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Graham also wrote that Trump is in "deal-making mode and I hope Congress is like-minded". You may recall, back in 2015, Trump gave out Graham's cell phone number during an event in Bluffton, SC, and encouraged the crowd to call the senator.

U.S. Racism can invalidate jury convictions - US Supreme Court
Author: 0 Racism can invalidate jury convictions - US Supreme Court

The court made clear that the racial bias had to be a "significant motivating factor in the juror's vote to convict", which it said was true with the Colorado case . The prohibitions are colloquially known as "no impeachment" rules. SCOTUS also issued another headline-making ruling on a very different subject, which has to do with the nearly sacred tradition of secret jury deliberations.

U.S. North Carolina Teen Allegedly Decapitated Mother, Walked Outside With Her Head: Sheriff
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A North Carolina 18-year-old has been charged with first degree murder after he reportedly called 911 to his house before coming outside holding his mother's severed head in one hand and a bloody knife in the other. The television station said that the suspect finished 10th grade at Rolesville High School, and quoted the Franklin County District Attorney as saying his "mental state will be a primary interest".

U.S. 2 children hospitalized after drinking apple juice from restaurant
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Richie's mother, Virginia Davis , 32, said after her son drank the juice he'd been served he started screaming "It burns, it burns". The following day, both of the children were diagnosed with severe burns to the mouth and throat. So far tests have identified methanol , but officials state that the investigation is still ongoing. The restaurant's owner says they bought the apple juice from a local supermarket.

U.S. UCA Student Juggles to Prove Sobriety to Police
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Blayk Puckett, a part-time magician and junior at the University of Central Arkansas, was heading home from the library late Friday night when officers stopped him for driving too slow. McKay. McKay said he asked Puckett to show him some magic, and Puckett offered to juggle to prove that he had not been drinking. Police cameras captured McKay showing Puckett why he was pulled over and talking to him to make sure he was sober.

U.S. Daycare worker pushes girl, 4, down stairs
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Gable worked at the Child Care of the Future on the 700 block of Secane Avenue in Primos, Pennsylvania. Sarah Gable , 52, was sacked from the Future Day Care Centre after CCTV cameras installed just minutes earlier caught the violent attack.

U.S. At least 3 dead after train, bus collision
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The bus was heading north when it collided with the CSX train, which was headed east, according to the station. The crash happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. All 50 passengers were injured in the crash and at least one victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital. He told the Sun Herald: "My first instinct was to get down there and tell people to get off the bus, but by the time I got there the train had already hit it".

U.S. Alexandria Schools to Be Closed Wednesday Due to 'Day Without a Woman'
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Public schools in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Alexandria, Virginia will close this Wednesday, after hundreds of teachers requested the day off to participate in this week's Women's Strike . Rec programs, early childhood programs, and after school activities will run as scheduled, however. A Day Without a Woman , timed to coincide with International Women's Day, was a continuation of the January 21 women's marches that mobilized more than 2.6 million people to protest against ...

U.S. More high winds coming to region
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Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 miles per hour increasing to 17 to 22 miles per hour in the afternoon. Lighter winds are on the way for Tuesday night and although we will still have some wind Wednesday , it will be less than 20 miles per hour for most areas.