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Cuomo rips 2 GOP congressmen as ‘Benedict Arnolds’ for tax votes

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo Friday blasted two upstate Republican congressmen as “Benedict Arnolds” for voting for legislation that would eliminate the deductibility of state and local taxes. Cuomo, during a conference call with California Gov. Jerry Brown to denounce the House vote, singled out Reps. Chris Collins (R-Erie ...

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Betsy DeVos Is Giving Special Ed. Advocates a Big Headache

Move to roll back regulations reignites suspicions about DeVos The gulf of distrust between disability advocates and the U.S. Department of Education has been on full display in the wake of the Trump adminstration’s regulatory rollback efforts, illustrating how anger stirred up during Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing has ...

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UK ‘won’t recognise’ Catalan independence

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May and Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy in 2016 The UK will not recognise the Catalan parliament’s declaration of independence, Downing Street says. Theresa May’s official spokesman said the declaration was based on a vote that had been declared illegal. The Scottish government said ...

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Hattiesburg High students make prosthetic arm for toddler

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Hattiesburg High students gave a local toddler a chance to enjoy many new activities when they presented her with a robotic arm Thursday. Arabella Ruff, 17 months, was born without a left forearm. The students in Stephen Jordan’s engineering and robotics class used a 3-D printer ...

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School honoring Confederate general has a new name: Justice

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board has chosen “Justice” as the new name for a high school that has honored a Confederate general since the 1950s. The Fairfax County school board had solicited input from families inside the school’s attendance boundaries after deciding to rename J.E.B. Stuart ...

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Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment Catalan parliament declared independence The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Catalan MPs backed the motion 70-10 in a ballot boycotted by the opposition. Spanish ...

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The cat killer stalking suburbia

Image caption Scooter For the past two years, a serial killer has been attacking pet cats in Britain, leaving behind him a trail of fear and mistrust. This story contains details some readers may find distressing Exactly what happened to Chantelle’s black-and-white cat, Scooter, is a mystery. The last time ...

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University admissions: The art of the personal statement

The half-term holiday is almost over and, for many students in their final year of school, university applications are high on the agenda. So, you’ve chosen your preferred courses and universities and started to fill in your personal details, education, qualifications and details of any paid jobs. So far, so ...

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