• Gov. Abbott directs TEA to take action to fix special education

    Gov. Abbott directs TEA to take action to fix special education

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    A U.S. Department of Education investigation has ruled that Texas' education agency illegally denied therapy, tutoring, counseling, and other needed aid to tens of thousands of students with disabilities. TEA has since scrapped the indicator and lawmakers passed legislation prohibiting the use of such indicators to exclusively measure the total percentage or number of kids receiving special education or related services.
  • Morneau issues order to banks on North Korea

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    The White House praised China Friday for sharply curtailing trade with North Korea in an effort to force the regime in Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons programs. "And maritime interdiction helps us to disrupt resources and then the financial side helps us to disrupt the financing of their nuclear and missile program".
  • Trump says it's 'unlikely' he'd submit to a Russian Federation probe interview

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    At his news conference Wednesday, President Trump pointedly declined to say whether he would agree to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller - but then suggested that such a session wouldn't be warranted in any event. ANALYSIS | President Donald Trump was back Wednesday to his defiant manner after playing the role of accommodating host and facilitator-in-chief on Tuesday when he told lawmakers he would sign just about any immigration bill that funds a border wall.
  • S. Korea proposes meeting with N. Korea to discuss Olympics

    S. Korea proposes meeting with N. Korea to discuss Olympics

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    The Trump administration has previously sent mixed signals on its preconditions before beginning a dialogue with the regime. Some believe the objective of the move is to sway the South away from allowing the U.S.to launch any military attack against the North's nuclear and missile facilities.
  • Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) - RSI Alert

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    Shares of Align Technology ( ALGN ) traded up $2.43 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $224.62. Align Technology reported earnings per share of $0.67 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 43.3%.
  • The $451 million reason this 20-year-old just retired

    The $451 million reason this 20-year-old just retired

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    Moments after the announcement, Missler's Facebook page was quickly filled with congratulations. Whatever he's going to spend his millions on, Missler sounds like he is going to make responsible decisions after telling lottery officials "I'm only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my family and do some good for humanity".
  • Donald Trump to undergo medical exam - but it won't include psychiatric tests

    Donald Trump to undergo medical exam - but it won't include psychiatric tests

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    In the year that has followed, many in the media have pointed to the president's unhealthy eating habits and rotund body type as a way to push back against claims from the White House that Trump is in good health. Dr Ronny L. Jackson is the physician who will be carrying out Mr Trump's medical exam on Friday . As the White House doctor, Jackson is responsible for attending not only to the president but also to the first family, the vice president, White House staff and people ...
  • McSally enters high-profile Arizona race for Senate seat

    McSally enters high-profile Arizona race for Senate seat

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    McSally also compared her own political style to the president, saying in her announcement video, "Like our president, I'm exhausted of PC politicians and their BS excuses". McSally released the above video on YouTube today. McSally has largely backed the president's push for severe border enforcement in exchange for the reinstatement of a form of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
  • Senator Tim Scott reacts to Trump 's***hole' controversy

    Senator Tim Scott reacts to Trump 's***hole' controversy

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    The New York Times later reported the same comment. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians", Trump tweeted . Durbin is a Democrat, but several Republican Senators also took umbrage with the president's language. Trump, according to a White House official, also suggested he would be open to more immigrants from Asian countries because he felt they help the U.S.
  • Ont. schoolgirl's hijab allegedly cut in scissor attack

    Ont. schoolgirl's hijab allegedly cut in scissor attack

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    She said she felt the man behind her while she was walking to school with her younger brother, Mohammad Zakariyya, and turned around and saw him holding scissors. Speaking at the podium, the girl's mother told reporters she was "happy that she's safe", and said the community has been supportive of her daughter.
  • China's Trade Surplus With US Hit Record High $275.81 Billion In 2017

    China's Trade Surplus With US Hit Record High $275.81 Billion In 2017

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    Chinese trade has been unexpectedly strong in the face of forecasts that economic growth will cool as Beijing tightens controls on credit to slow a rise in debt. It also denied China market economy status and initiated an aggressive new trade action against what it said were unfairly subsidised and dumped imports of Chinese aluminium alloy sheet.
  • US Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Citing Trump Policies

    US Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Citing Trump Policies

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    But 320 days have elapsed since the start of the Trump administration and acting officials in the State Department are starting to hit that limit, making presidential nominations more important than ever. "Feeley, one of the department's Latin America specialists and among its [most senior] officers, made clear that he had come to a place where he no longer felt able to serve under Trump .
  • Trump had promised to be 'champion' of Haitian-Americans

    Trump had promised to be 'champion' of Haitian-Americans

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    Someone else in the room responded: "Because if you do, it will be obvious why". The comments came as U.S. senators huddled in the Oval Office with Trump to discuss a path forward on an immigration deal. Trump is reacting on Twitter Friday, after reports that he questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway .
  • IL reviewing new Medicaid work requirement guideline

    IL reviewing new Medicaid work requirement guideline

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    He also estimates about 95,000 people will lose their Medicaid coverage either by not complying with the work and community engagement requirements or by losing their eligibility because they make too much money. While more than 74 million people are enrolled in Medicaid, only a small fraction would be affected by the work requirement. Mandating work requirements has been a long-standing priority for conservatives, and the Trump administration announcement reverses previous policies that ...
  • Wesley Mathews Indicted on Capital Murder Charge

    Wesley Mathews Indicted on Capital Murder Charge

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    The Dallas County Medical Examiner's office said last week that while Sherin's manner of death was homicidal violence, her exact cause of death could not be determined because of extensive decomposition. The attorneys for Sini Mathews tell NewsFix, "The indictments handed down today by a Dallas County Grand Jury confirm what we have previously stated".
  • Patriots eyeing top seed in season finale against Jets

    Patriots eyeing top seed in season finale against Jets

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    Quarterback Bryce Petty continues to struggle and the Jets nearly certainly will be looking to acquire a quarterback for the 2018 season. No matter who wins on wildcard weekend, the Patriots can't play the Jacksonville Jaguars in that first game because the Jags are the number three seed.
  • Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli troops

    Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli troops

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    The military said soldiers fired at the "main instigator". Israel is an island of democratic, free-market values in the Middle East, and one of our strongest allies. The move ended decades of Washington's neutrality on Jerusalem , a key issue in the Palestine-Israel conflict and caused global outrage at what analysts describe as a flagrant violation of Palestinian sovereignty and a blow to their right to statehood.