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A look at school bus driver working conditions A look at school bus driver working conditions
- August 16, 2017

The director of transportation for the Douglas County school district in Colorado said bus driving is not as attractive a job as it may have been recently. The school bus driver's normal routine is to take the students to the school and drop them off. The country has a shortage of school-bus drivers which 22 percent of private bus contractors call "severe", according to a recent survey by School Bus Fleet Magazine . (more...)
'An historic day': Colombia conflict with FARC officially over 'An historic day': Colombia conflict with FARC officially over
- August 16, 2017

Mr Santos himself closed a padlock on the last haul of decommissioned rifles on Tuesday before it was taken out of a remote demobilisation camp to formally seal the UN-supervised disarmament by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc). (more...)
Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues
- August 16, 2017

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Tuesday for Confederate monuments to be removed from public spaces in the state in a blog post. Statues are being removed or slated for removal in Gainesville , Florida; Baltimore, San Antonio and elsewhere. (more...)
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha ruled out for up to a month Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha ruled out for up to a month
- August 16, 2017

But the damage is enough to potentially see Zaha miss the next four matches - an global break at the start of September actually limits the number - and he will sit out Saturday's visit to Liverpool . According to the Daily Mail, Palace want another goalie to challenge current first choice Wayne Hennessey after the Wales global let in three efforts against Huddersfield, giving De Boer the worst possible start to life in the Premier League . (more...)
Palace wants killings in anti-drug raid in Bulacan probed Palace wants killings in anti-drug raid in Bulacan probed
- August 16, 2017

Caramat said police seized 21 firearms and more than 100 grams of methamphetamine, more popularly known in the Philippines as shabu, worth 500,000 pesos ($9,800). President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to continue the campaign against illegal drugs, a problem that he said has contaminated about four million people, and estimate that contradicts that of the Dangerous Drugs Board, which pegs the number at around 1.8 million based on its latest drug use survey. (more...)
Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel
- August 16, 2017

Tyner said. Police say Jamal Campos, 25, is being charged with first-degree strict liability homicide drug induced death following the overdose death of Adam O'Gara on April 22, 2016, in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Animal control officers pulled the reptile from the half-filled pool around 10 a.m. Officials said the alligator was transported to the Cape May County Zoo. (more...)
HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US
- August 16, 2017

He added: "If they shoot at the United States, I'm assuming they hit the United States". The CIA report comes after other United States intelligence assessments said North Korea can miniaturize nuclear warheads to fit them on ballistic missiles, meaning that USA now maintains that Kim Jong-un has fully developed the capability to strike the U.S. (more...)
North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric
- August 16, 2017

North Korea said on Tuesday that its military presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch intermediate-range missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees" by creating "enveloping fire" near the key USA military hub in the Pacific. (more...)
Virginia state troopers killed in helicopter crash monitoring Charlottesville clash Virginia state troopers killed in helicopter crash monitoring Charlottesville clash
- August 16, 2017

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Pilot Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates died at the scene. "This is a devastating loss for their families, the Virginia State Police, and the entire commonwealth". "Jay was the greatest son a person could ever have, a great father to his two sons, a loving husband to his wife Karen and he was doing something that he loved", Henry Cullen said. (more...)
NTSB: No distress signal issued for VSP helicopter that crashed in Charlottesville NTSB: No distress signal issued for VSP helicopter that crashed in Charlottesville
- August 16, 2017

Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates were working with the Charlottesville Police and their brothers and sisters in the Virginia State Police to help ensure the safety of the many city residents and visitors who were in Charlottesville yesterday", the statement read. (more...)
Aussie PM criticizes council's decision to Aussie PM criticizes council's decision to "cancel" public Australia Day celebrations
- August 16, 2017

Mr Turnbull said he was "deeply disappointed" by Yarra City Council's decision, which the Today host threw his support behind in an emotional on-air editorial. An attack on Australia Day is a repudiation of the values the day celebrates: freedom, a fair go, mateship and diversity, ' he told the Herald Sun . (more...)
Council cancels Australia Day, vows to change date Council cancels Australia Day, vows to change date
- August 16, 2017

Yarra City councillors voted on Tuesday night to stop referring to January 26 as Australia Day and to cease holding any citizenship ceremonies on that day from 2018. Yarra councillor Stephen Jolly said that while the council itself would be taking these steps, the public would of course be free to celebrate however they see fit. (more...)
Chinese and Indian Military Clashed in the Himalayas Chinese and Indian Military Clashed in the Himalayas
- August 16, 2017

Personnel from both sides received minor injuries and the situation was brought under control after the customary banner drill under which both sides hold banners before stepping back to their respective positions. China also claims that Thimphu has no dispute with Beijing over Doklam. The huge volume of trade with the rising superpower has alarmed the Indian government of possibilities of China gaining access to critical information infrastructure of businesses and government setups, ... (more...)
Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students
- August 16, 2017

Communications Director, Ross Mac Mahon has said it will allow an interactive opportunity for students to ask questions about their results. The Helpline is sponsored by eir and the Irish Independent and supported by the Department of Education and Skills and staffed by members of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors. (more...)
Trump Signs Executive Order to Reform Nations Trump Signs Executive Order to Reform Nations "Badly Broken" Infrastructure Permitting Process
- August 16, 2017

He last spoke about his plan back in June, when he gave a speech in OH as part of infrastructure week. "We're literally like a third-world country", Trump said, while touting his latest executive order , which he called the next step toward restoring the nation's infrastructure. (more...)
MH370: new images may confirm area where plane went missing MH370: new images may confirm area where plane went missing
- August 16, 2017

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau announced the shocking new information on Wednesday in a report , which examined the content of the images alongside drift modelling performed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens, nearly calls it 'Amma canteen' Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens, nearly calls it 'Amma canteen'
- August 16, 2017

The Karnataka government today rolled out 101 Indira Canteens in Bengaluru . Gandhi claimed that he was proud that the Congress government had conceptualized this canteen. Despite all criticisms, the Karnataka government successfully launched the canteens with Rahul Gandhi inaugurating one of the units. Ms Jayalalithaa won an unprecedented second straight term as Chief Minister in Tamil Nadu past year, but died in December after days in hospital. (more...)
Organizers of white nationalist rally in Virginia, driver sued for $3 million Organizers of white nationalist rally in Virginia, driver sued for $3 million
- August 16, 2017

On Monday, Tadrint and Micah Washington - who were in the auto that Fields rammed into - are suing him, rally organizers (including David Duke , Richard Spencer , and Jason Kessler ), and other white nationalist organizations for assault and battery, and civil conspiracy and negligence. (more...)
Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories Teaser Trailer Debuts Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories Teaser Trailer Debuts
- August 16, 2017

An estranged family gathers together in NY for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected ), also starring Ben Stiller , Emma Thompson , and Dustin Hoffman , follows a family coming together, and now the first trailer has landed following its Cannes premiere earlier this year. (more...)
Sen. McCain Defends McMaster Against 'Alt-Right' Attacks Sen. McCain Defends McMaster Against 'Alt-Right' Attacks
- August 16, 2017

Sen. John McCain on Monday slammed recent attacks on White House national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and called on President Donald Trump to speak out against the right-wing campaign targeting the top adviser. In its report , the ZOA said that McMaster is undermining Trump's Middle East agenda and the relationship between the United States and Israel by firing officials supportive of the Jewish state and critical of the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)

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