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Tennessee: Discipline lax for teachers accused of misconduct

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee hasn’t done enough to prevent teachers accused of sexual misconduct from getting education jobs in other districts, state auditors say. Local news outlets report the Tennessee Comptroller’s office issued a series concerns and recommendations to officials Wednesday after a 2016 USA Today investigation prompted an ...

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Manchester attack: Kerslake calls for families charter

Image copyright AFP Image caption Emergency services, NHS staff and Victoria station staff are among those who have contributed to the review An inquiry into the Manchester Arena attack recommends public bodies dealing with families of the bereaved should make sure victims are not overlooked. Lord Kerslake’s progress report into ...

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China shuts Marriott’s website over Tibet, Taiwan error

Image copyright Getty Images China has shut down the websites of Marriot International for a week, after the firm listed Tibet and others as separate countries. The hotel group has apologised for the error and said it did not support separatist movements in China. Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau ...

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The looming pension crisis will hurt many African-Americans

Democrat Doug Jones won a narrow victory over Roy Moore in Alabama’s special Senate election, with write-in candidates pulling votes away from the Republican candidate and on the strength of voter turnout, especially by African-American voters. African-Americans made up a higher percentage of voters in Alabama than ...

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Trump blasted for insulting immigrants from ‘s–thole countries’

Social media erupted Thursday after President Trump slammed protections for immigrants from “s–thole countries” in the Caribbean and Africa, while some leaders chose to ignore his controversial remarks. “Why are we having all these people from s–thole countries come here?” the President reportedly griped during an Oval Office ...

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Senator proposes award redesign for Louisiana TOPS program

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana lawmaker leading a study of the state’s TOPS free college tuition program is recommending a rewrite of how awards are doled out to students. Sen. Dan “Blade” Morrish, a Jennings Republican, wants to lessen the amount of tuition covered for students who reach ...

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Sightseeing boat service drops suit against city

A sightseeing ferry company that made the explosive allegation that Mayor de Blasio was shutting it down for a favored competitor has withdrawn its lawsuit to stay afloat, leaving its business in uncharted waters. A city official told the Daily News that Freedom Cruises’ permits to dock at ...

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McVey urged to scrap tax credit ‘rape clause’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFormer Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale says Esther McVey should review the child tax credit ‘rape clause’ The new work and pensions secretary is facing calls to urgently review the “rape clause” in child tax credits. A cap came into force in ...

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