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G7 summit dogged by divisions between Trump and allies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump to G7: “They should let Russia come back in” Talks at the G7 summit in Canada have failed to resolve deep differences between US President Donald Trump and leaders of major industrial nations. The divisions were laid bare on Friday, notably ...

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Fantasy baseball: Revisiting the 2018 draft

Sanchez can hit bombs in bunches and he is much better than his early season .201 batting average suggests, so if he is available at a reasonable cost he is a buy low candidate. If owners were redrafting today, I would draft him higher than I would have on draft ...

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More than a million on social housing waiting lists

Image copyright Alicia Canter Grandfather and commercial engineer Freddy Emmanuel has been on the waiting list for social housing for 18 years. During this time he has sofa-surfed, stayed in hostels, rented and had periods of homelessness, in Kensington and Chelsea, mostly. He spent two months sleeping rough under a ...

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Teacher creates 3D yearbook for visually impaired students

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher has created a new type of yearbook for visually impaired students. The Macon Telegraph reported Thursday that Mercer University professor Sinjae Hyun has presented seven Georgia Academy for the Blind seniors with 3D yearbooks. Hyun says the project took more than 150 hours ...

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NC high court: Superintendent can administer public schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court says legislators can shift substantial control over public schools that educate 1.5 million students to the elected superintendent. The state Supreme Court ruled Friday that the 2016 law allowing state schools Superintendent Mark Johnson to administer some education funds, oversee charter schools ...

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Secret recording stuns GOP front runner for Georgia governor

ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican front runner in the race for Georgia governor says in a secretly recorded conversation that he pushed an education measure he considered “bad public policy” to deprive a political rival of campaign support. In the recording obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV, GOP Lt. ...

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Arizona charter schools change policies after ACLU report

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials say documentation and policy changes have occurred at nearly 100 charter schools following a civil rights group’s report last year that accused hundreds of schools of having discriminatory enrollment policies. The Arizona Republic reports the report released in December by the American Civil Liberties ...

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Could an emoji save your life?

Image copyright Getty Images Emoji might not be your first line of communication in a disaster… But researchers feel they could make a difference during emergencies like earthquakes, where every second counts. Now, an international group of scientists are lobbying for an earthquake emoji to be added to the Unicode ...

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