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Strawberry needle scare: Australia PM vows crackdown on ‘cowards’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Authorities are investigating more than 100 reports of fruit tampering The Australian government says it will introduce stricter criminal penalties in response to a fruit contamination scare that has alarmed the country. Authorities are investigating more than 100 reports of people finding needles concealed within ...

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Conn. Stumbles in Quest to Use SAT as Achievement Test

Federal reviewers raise questions In a preview of where the SAT could falter in its bid to gain new ground in the K-12 world, the U.S. Department of Education has decided that it can’t fully approve Connecticut’s use of the college-admissions exam as a high school achievement test. The department ...

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Legal prostitute may have trouble getting permanent green card

Prostitution engaged in after getting permanent residence is not a grounds for deportation. However, if you were a prostitute in the 10 years prior to getting permanent residence, that is an inadmissibility ground — a ground for denying permanent residence. If you were inadmissible when you became a conditional permanent ...

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Brexit: EU ‘ready to improve’ Irish border proposal

Image copyright AFP Image caption The EU’s negotiator wants to de-dramatise the issue of the border The EU is “ready to improve” its offer on the Irish border, Michel Barnier has said as he warned the “moment of truth” was nearing for Brexit negotiations. The EU’s negotiator said he wanted ...

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Celia Barquín: European golf champion murdered in Iowa

Image copyright EGA Image caption Celia Barquín Arozamena won the European Amateur Championship in July A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and was ...

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Ofsted admits adding to ‘teach-to-the-test’ mentality

Image copyright Department for Education Image caption Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman promises a new focus on the curriculum School inspectors in England have put too much weight on tests and exam results when rating schools, Ofsted boss Amanda Spielman has admitted. This has added pressure for schools to “deliver ...

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