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On Oct. 17, Davis Magnet IB PTA President Janelle Jefferson announced during a stakeholders meeting that there would be a name change for Jefferson Davis Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi. "We really wanted to know what they thought", Jefferson said. They overwhelmingly chose Obama. The PTA made the final decision on October 6, she said.
  • Multiple injuries reported in Md. workplace shooting

    Multiple injuries reported in Md. workplace shooting

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    Shots were fired in the Emmorton Business Park before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Schools in the Edgewood, Maryland, area, are on a "modified lockdown", according to Harford County Public Schools. The modified lockdown requires students to remain in the building, with no outside activities. "Right now, it's total chaos", Sullivan said. Multiple businesses in the area were reportedly on lockdown.
  • Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi arrested on the way to Jhang

    Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi arrested on the way to Jhang

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    At the last hearing, Mufti Qavi appeared before the court, whereas prime suspects Haq Nawaz and Muhammad Waseem were also produced before the court. Sessions Judge Ch Ameer Muhammad Khan extended pre-arrest bail of Mufti for one more day and adjourned the hearing till Wednesday (today).
  • Sailors found dead days apart in Georgia house

    Sailors found dead days apart in Georgia house

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    Petty Officer First Class Brian Jerrell was reported dead on 12 October at his off-base residence, and four days later on 16 October, Petty Officer Second Class Ty Bell was also found dead in the same apartment. Police found Bell lying on his back on the couch, unresponsive, with a white foamy substance coming from his nose. Kingsland Police Department is investigating the case with the United States Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
  • The Strange Orange Sun Could Return to the UK

    The Strange Orange Sun Could Return to the UK

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    THERE'S an unusual look about the sky as Somerset prepares for the arrival of the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia . Skies all across England turned a weird shade of red on Monday thanks to an unexpected secondary effect of Hurricane Ophelia.
  • Sri Lanka bat first

    Sri Lanka bat first

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    Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera has been named as the captain of the T20 team for the three match series against Pakistan . After winning the Test series 2-0, it looked like Sri Lanka have found the much needed winning track. The toss of PAK vs SL 3rd ODI will take place half an hour prior to the first ball - 3:30pm PST. In fact, Sri Lanka were the last Full Member team to tour Pakistan before their team bus was attacked by militants in Lahore in March 2009.
  • George Soros transfers 80 percent of wealth to his foundation

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    Soros has spent almost $14 billion funding a host of programs around the world, including refugee relief and public health efforts. The foundation said it is the second-largest in the world after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. George Soros returned to Israeli headlines when the prime minister's son Yair Netanyahu posted a meme on Facebook laden with anti-Semitic imagery, featuring a photo of Soros dangling the world in front of a reptilian creature.
  • Cork City v Derry City to go ahead on Tuesday night

    Cork City v Derry City to go ahead on Tuesday night

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    The Candystrips got the point they needed at Turners Cross last night to seal their spot in the Europa League qualifiers next season. Earlier today, Derry manager Kenny Shiels said the club were considering not fulfilling the fixture having been told of its original postponement halfway along their journey south.
  • Hillary Interviewed Months After Comey Drafted Exoneration Letter

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    If there were other issues you wanted the president to address, then don't panic, because he is also clearly focused on the latest news about National Football League anthem kneelers. The release of the documents confirms what Sen. FBI Director James Comey , testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • UK Intelligence Head: Terror Threat Worst in his Career

    UK Intelligence Head: Terror Threat Worst in his Career

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    Parker highlighted that the Islamist threat was operating at an unprecedented scale, noting there had been a "dramatic" rise in terror plots, which had become increasingly hard to detect. Threats were being identified "day in and day out" and the challenge that we face "is undoubtedly a stark one", the intelligence boss said. Amid concerns that internet majors were not doing enough to curb terror-related activities, Parker said as technology advanced, social media companies had an " ethical ...