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North Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

The others were Emma Elementary School in 2001 and Reynolds High School in 2002. Blue Ribbon Schools are considered as some of the nation's most elite educational institutions. "When I started researching, when I heard that Ms. Walsh had claimed that...

Clinton lands support of former Republican senator John Warner

Warner will join Kaine at a campaign stop in Alexandria to make the announcement at 9:15 a.m. He is also the former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and former Secretary of the U.S. "I am proud to have John's support, and to know that ...

Authorities Releasing Dash Cam Footage From Charlotte Shooting

Riot police were deployed in the city after unlawful assembly was reported just after authorities released the official dashcam video of the shooting incident. The two-minute, 16-second clip does not show the shooting itself, but captures the momen...

Syria Army takes rebel-held Aleppo district

It is barbarism", she said . "What Russia is sponsoring and doing is not counter-terrorism, it is barbarism", the U.S. diplomat said in reference to the renewed hostilities in Syria. "There are no more cities for the FSA in Syria - they lost Homs,...

Airstrikes in Aleppo are killing dozens of children

In Homs, a second group of Syrian rebels began to be evacuated from their last foothold in the city on Monday, state news agency SANA said. Dozens of air strikes hit rebel-held areas of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo overnight, a monitor and de...

9 wounded in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

The suspect in a shooting in southwest Houston was pronounced dead after a shootout with police, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters . Cornelius described the moment he received the call, and what he learned after arriving to the sc...

Former Trump Official Blaming Obama For Racism Has Resigned

House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to weigh in on Donald Trump's embrace of the " stop and frisk " policing tactic. It's For the Record , the politics newsletter from USA TODAY . Per ABC News, the policy rose to prominence in the 1990s under the...

Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit Charlotte after mayor's plea

The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying the Democrat's "record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas" represent the best choice to tackle the challenges the US faces. Mrs. Clinton's service spans both eras, and she ...

Clinton Foundation plans to spin off flagship health project

Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible. Those questions are only likely to intensify should she become president, forcing the Clinton F...

US Marine jet crashes off Okinawa, pilot ejects safely

The pilot was able to eject from the aircraft safely before the crash. A US Marine Corps pilot ejected safely when his fighter jet crashed into the waters east of the Japanese island of Okinawa, officials said. Tensions have grown between local r...

Charlotte chief: No reason to impose curfew

A White House spokesman told ABCNews that the president offered condolences to those mourning the loss of loved ones. "He got out of his auto", she told press. Justin Bamberg, an attorney for Scott's family, said the family would watch police vid...

Explosions in NY and NJ: What we know now

Gov. Andrew Cuomo , who toured the site of the blast in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, said there didn't appear to be any link to worldwide terrorism. This comes as NY is tightening security ahead of the U.N. General Assembly this week, where wor...

Philly high school student charged after fight with teacher seen on video

Grainy video of the bust-up quickly appeared on Facebook, filmed by other students who watched on in horror. According to a law enforcement source, the student was late to class. "We did what we was told to do", grandparent Mary Mccoullum said. P...

Nigel Farage: I did not bare all in late-night swim

Speaking at the Bournemouth International Centre, James said: "I am so pleased". He said: "The designation process between Leave.EU and VoteLeave created a cancer in the heart of the party and led to its leading lights using Ukip as a football - so...

Trump to Tout Tax Plan's Growth Benefits Amid Questions of Cost

Because dynamic-scoring models anticipate that people will work, buy and invest more when their taxes are lower - generating economic growth - the models typically find that tax cuts cost less than static models predict. Trump is outlining the eco...

The Wetterling case through the years

Afterward, Jacob asked whether Heinrich was taking him home. Heinrich's pending case of 25 counts of child pornography would also drop to one count of receipt of child pornography, which carries a minimum sentence of five years in prison and a maxi...

Trump leads Clinton by small margin in Texas

Before releasing his medical records, Trump - who would be the oldest person to ever become president - sat down with television doctor Mehmet Oz to discuss the physical results and his lifestyle habits. Trump, who is 6 foot 3 and weighs 236 pounds, ...

USC Football Player Osa Masina Charged with Rape in Utah Case

Masina is also under investigation for a separate sexual assault in California involving the same victim. Masina received an email from USC's Title IX office September 9, giving him until September 12 to vacate his campus housing, according to Skor...

Dallas Cowboys Lose First Game With Dak Prescott Under Center

They obviously don't want him to be less than 100 percent when he returns because that will increase the risk of reinjuring his back. The Giants had a first-and-goal from the 3 on the go-ahead drive. I decided I had to take the trip to Dallas, bein...

More charges likely in case of abduction, bodies found

On the call, the woman can be heard speaking quietly as she says "I've been abducted". Grate then provided officials with information on the location of another person's remains at a nearby property in Richland County. Some details, including her age...

Employees Are Paying A Bigger Chunk Of Health Insurance Costs

Just over half of employees this year have a health insurance policy with a deductible of at least $1,000, according to a survey of employers from the Kaiser Family Foundation . To cover claims, insurance companies have had to raise premium rates ...

Syrian military denies using Chlorine gas in Aleppo

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on all sides to respect the deal, which was finally reached after several failed attempts over recent weeks. Western countries, Turkey and most Arab states oppose both Assad's government and Islamic State, wh...

Clinton: IS extremists hoping for Trump victory

He said that hundreds of billions of dollars can be gained in revenue by finding and stopping incorrect overpayments and recovering unpaid taxes. "He looks at a judge and doesn't see a distinguished federal judge, but the son of Mexican immigrants"...

North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth and largest nuclear test

North Korea Saturday sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against U.S. nuclear "blackmail" as world powers debated ways to punish Pyongyang for its fifth and most powerful atomic test. Pyongyang hailed Friday's test as taking the Nort...

Georgia Bulldogs To Start Freshman QB Jacob Eason Against Nicholls State

Eason, from Lake Stevens, Washington, was regarded by some services as the nation's top high school quarterback in this year's recruiting class. Lambert, who is 11-2 as a starter at Georgia after arriving from Virginia as a graduate transfer, went 5 ...

CBS, NBC Highlight Clinton's Bashing of Trump Following Forum

In a televised forum that served as a warm-up for the first presidential debate on September 26 he cited Mr Putin's 82 per cent approval rating as proof of his strength, applauded his "great control" over his country and exuded pride at being praised...

Donald Trump Plans to Visit Cleveland Again on Thursday

States would provide up to $12,000 per student to attend a different school. Songofunmi was equally unimpressed with Trump's efforts last week in Detroit and this week in Cleveland to reach out to non-white voters. And data from states across the c...

Clinton, Despite Claiming Otherwise, Once Did Comment on a Classified Intel Briefing

This event was called the Commander-in-Chief Forum. "I don't understand the reasons for it", she said. Take the two minor-party candidates out of the equation and the race tightens considerably - a statistical tie of 46 percent for Mr.

Former ITT students say school was troubled for a long time

SU was the first to offer help, saying it will try its best to transfer scholarships and credits. The Articulation Agreement is broken down by states and cities. Army veteran David Lariviere had planned to complete his bachelor of science degree ...

Bill Clinton to campaign in Orlando Wednesday

He delivers a straight-to-camera appeal, imploring fellow Hispanics to vote for Clinton because Trump is "dangerous". Hillary Clinton is doubling down on her appeal to Latino voters. Clinton Foundation UK in London and the Clinton Foundation...

Marco Rubio, Patrick Murphy wage battle of the sixes over debates

Senate in November. It will end her 24-year congressional career, as former state Sen. But Libertarian Paul Stanton, who defeated Augustus Invictus in that party's primary on Tuesday, will be one of five other candidates on the ballot in November...

Trump says donation to AG not connected to university

And shortly before Bondi dropped the fraud case, she received a $25,000 donation from the Trump Foundation - a donation that was likely illegal since, as a non-profit, the Trump Foundation can't donate money to a political campaign. "The only one...

Auburn drops heartbreaker to No. 2 Clemson

Coach (Kodi) Burns is the man, so it's been fun". Asked if the Tigers will play three quarterbacks after what happened on Saturday night, Malzahn said, "We may continue to do that". Of course, it was odd that Auburn even got the chance to atte...

Kaine compares Trump's comments on Russian hacking to Watergate

Kaine ultimately changed the topic to attack Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for not releasing his tax returns. The FBI released notes Friday from Mrs. Clinton told the Federal Bureau of Investigation she relied on others with knowle...

Victim in sex assault linked to Jacob Wetterling case speaks out

Officials have confirmed the remains of Jacob Wetterling have been found, almost 27 years after his disappearance. Daniel Heinrich has been held for unrelated child pornography charges but was named a person of interest last October in regards to...

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Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

The Independent in the United Kingdom, meanwhile, is reporting that Maute is the military group that's tied to ISIS, and they're storming the city to take over from the governme...

Tornado watch issued for area

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said a possible tornado passed near Prosperity Wednesday afternoon. Lightning, hail, tornadoes, heavy rainfall during thunderstorms are all p...

Cops: Florida man kills neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

Arthurs reportedly told police his roommates " disrespected his Muslim faith ", and said he "had become angered by what he described as the world's anti-Muslim sentiment and wanted...

U.S. extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January

The Department of Homeland Security uses temporary protected status to keep people from getting deported to risky situations such as a civil war or environmental disaster. Lat...

Hillary Clinton Practiced Resisting Trump Hugs During Debate Prep

Clinton and the aide portraying Trump walk to the middle of the mock-stage, and Clinton extends her hand. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twit...

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

Daudt says Dayton's stance on spending is "out of touch with where Minnesotans are at on these issues and we're gonna keep fighting for tax relief and for money for roads and bridg...

Three NM Planned Parenthood clinics to close this year

Governor Terry Branstad, who looks set to become US ambassador to China, signed a $1.7 billion health and human services appropriations bill on Friday. "14,676. That's the num...

Health Care repeal passes US House

Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the leg...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the fraternity members, including those facing the most serious charges, were arraigned on Friday and each released on $100,000 unsecured bail. The brothers' GroupMe convers...

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order also offers unspecified "regulatory relief" to groups - such as the Little Sisters of the Poor - that faced fines and other repercussions for defying an Obamacare manda...

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George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

But despite six centuries of staying power, the tree was declared dead past year , the apparent victim, the New York Times has said , of old age and some volatile weather. The tr...

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump tweeted: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings ". "They used to call this 'judge shopping!' Mes...

Russian hackers reportedly target Emmanuel Macron's campaign in French election

Russia-linked hackers targeted the French presidential campaign of front-runner Emmanuel Macron, according to an anti-virus firm. Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macr...

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary: "Be a Champion for Free Trade"

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue as the Secretary of Agriculture on Monday, much to the approval of Nebraska's congressional delegation. The current m...

White House Refuses to Release Visitor Logs

Press Secretary Sean Spicer is defending the White House's decision not to disclose visitor logs. The changes have drawn intense criticism from government ethics advocates across t...