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New GCSE league tables published New GCSE league tables published
- January 26, 2018

The year before fewer than one in ten schools fell into this category. The figures show that nationally about one in 12 children - a total of 260,783 - are now being taught at under-performing secondaries. Any score above 0 indicates the school is performing better than average. The updated figures measure the progress of pupils between the end of Key Stage Two and their GCSE results at the end of Key Stage Four - a measure known as "Progress 8". (more...)
Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) Receives $41.95 Average Price Target from Analysts
- January 26, 2018

About 5.03 million shares traded or 8.69% up from the average. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has risen 75.66% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. $37,890 worth of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM ) was sold by Goldberg Gary J . Thomson Horstmann And Bryant has invested 0.47% in Nautilus, Inc. Healthinvest Prtn holds 7.46% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) for 82,100 shares. (more...)
Florida sheriff's office seeks suspect in intersection shootout Florida sheriff's office seeks suspect in intersection shootout
- January 26, 2018

The driver of that vehicle then leans out his window to start shooting at a gold Toyota at the front of a line of cars two lanes over. A passenger in a gold Toyota jumps out and takes cover behind a red truck stuck between both vehicles. However, the man believed to have started the shooting, 27-year-old Jonathan James Harris, remains at large. Simmons said ECSO is appealing for the public's help in locating Harris, who is facing charges of aggravated assault and possibly attempted murder. (more...)
Aid groups slam USA for withholding $65m funds to Palestinian refugees Aid groups slam USA for withholding $65m funds to Palestinian refugees
- January 26, 2018

In a letter sent on Thursday to the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, and three other officials, 21 aid groups said that "these cuts, if maintained, will have dire consequences". "Aid to save lives and alleviate suffering should be provided exclusively on the basis of need and there is no justification for violating this principle in the case of Palestinians civilians". (more...)
High times! Canadians spent $5.7B on pot in 2017: StatsCan High times! Canadians spent $5.7B on pot in 2017: StatsCan
- January 26, 2018

The agency has been combing through historical research on legal and illegal cannabis prices, scraping price data from illegal vendors online and, for some data, is relying largely on the self-reporting website priceofweed.com to assemble as much pot information as possible, even if it's not flawless data. (more...)
Knife and gun crime spikes across England and Wales Knife and gun crime spikes across England and Wales
- January 26, 2018

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics showed South Yorkshire experienced the second highest rise in reported offences in the country in the a year ago - with 36,121 crimes reported to police between October 2016 and September 2017. (more...)
Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour: performances planned for Hershey, Pittsburgh area Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour: performances planned for Hershey, Pittsburgh area
- January 26, 2018

The " Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour ", presented by SiriusXM, will stop at the KeyBank Pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 25 - the third-to-last stop of the tour. Rossington, 66, is the only original member left in the group. The band's story took a tragic turn in October 1977 when a plane crash took the lives of Van Zant, Steve Gaines, backup singer Cassie Gaines , and several of their road crew. (more...)
Axel Tuanzebe moves from Manchester United to Aston Villa Axel Tuanzebe moves from Manchester United to Aston Villa
- January 26, 2018

The 20-year old Tuanzebe made his first team debut for United last January, in the 4-0 win over Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup and has made eight appearances for the club ever since. The defender is delighted to join Villa and is prepared to help them to achieve promotion to the Premier League this season. Villa boss Steve Bruce is desperate to add more attacking options to his squad before the transfer window closes as he aims to secure an automatic promotion spot in England's second-tier. (more...)
US shutdown: Trump ad brands Democrats as allies of 'murdering' immigrants US shutdown: Trump ad brands Democrats as allies of 'murdering' immigrants
- January 26, 2018

On Saturday, President Trump's official reelection campaign released a provocative new ad that claimed Democrats are somehow " complicit " in murders committed by undocumented immigrants.The ad advances the some in the Republican party's false narrative that immigrants pose an especially risky and criminal threat, and lands amid a federal government shutdown because lawmakers have been unable to strike a spending deal. (more...)
DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot
- January 26, 2018

The hospital, which is seeing double the number of patients with flu as it did last year at this time, is recommending that any children under 12 years old not visit. It's been so bad that Palmetto Health hospitals joined other hospitals across the country in restricting visitors in an effort to curb the spread of the flu. (more...)
Neymar ready to take pay cut to sign for Real Madrid Neymar ready to take pay cut to sign for Real Madrid
- January 26, 2018

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the five highest paid players right now and what they earn annually, according to Marca. The fans inside the stadium booed and jeered the Brazilian for his actions, and now L'Equipe report that their reaction has rattled Neymar and convinced him he needs to leave PSG. (more...)
Missing Anti-Trump FBI Agent's Texts Have Been Found Missing Anti-Trump FBI Agent's Texts Have Been Found
- January 26, 2018

Charles Grassley and Ron Johnson informing the Republican lawmakers that the DOJ Office of Inspector General (OIG) "succeeded in using forensic tools to recover text messages between Federal Bureau of Investigation devices, including texts from Ms. (more...)
Lula da Silva accepts to be presidential candidate despite prison sentence Lula da Silva accepts to be presidential candidate despite prison sentence
- January 26, 2018

Da Silva, president from 2003 to 2010, has been leading in polls, often describes his legal troubles as an elitist plot to get him out of the race. However, da Silva has several avenues to appeal and is expected to do so. Two of three judges on the case agreed with a lower court's decision previous year that Lula had taken millions in bribes from a large construction firm in exchange for it winning government contracts. (more...)
Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House
- January 26, 2018

The gold commode was available "should the President and First Lady have any interest in installing it in the White House", curator Nancy Spector wrote in an email response to the White House, obtained by The Post . Cattelan, who lives in NY, could not be reached Thursday afternoon but told the Washington Post that his offer to the Trumps is "a very delicate subject". (more...)
United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya United Nations alarmed at summary executions in Libya
- January 26, 2018

The UN demand on Wednesday came after images surfaced online showing al-Werfalli carrying out field executions of 10 people at the site of a terrorist attack in Benghazi on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported. Condemning the double bombing in the Libyan city of Benghazi, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored that there can be no military solution to the crisis plaguing the country. (more...)
British bookmakers dismiss speculation over £2 FOBT stake limit British bookmakers dismiss speculation over £2 FOBT stake limit
- January 25, 2018

A consultation on the matter is due to conclude on Tuesday. The new Culture Secretary Matt Hancock (pictured outside No10 earlier this week) is said to have come down in favour of the decision after deciding the machines are a "social blight". (more...)
It's a wrap up for Ranbir-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic It's a wrap up for Ranbir-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic
- January 25, 2018

Rajkumar Hirani has been busy with the shoot of the biopic on his frequent collaborator and close friend Sanjay Dutt. Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor's Dutt biopic has been the talk of the town since a long time. Prior to this, director Rajkumar Hirani shared a video, where the whole cast says, "Dutt's the way aha, aha, I like it". Presented by Fox Star Studios, the yet untitled Dutt biopic is co-produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Hirani and is slated to release on June 29. (more...)
Larry Nassar In Letter: 'Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned' Larry Nassar In Letter: 'Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned'
- January 25, 2018

The 15-year-old Miller, one of Nassar's youngest victims - and possibly his most recent - declared: "I'm possibly the last child he will ever assault". Throughout the hearing, Aquilina consoled the women and offered words of support. After the sentencing, MSU, USAG and USOC released statements condemning Nassar's actions and pledging internal investigations. (more...)
Must Watch these Stocks Earnings: FMC Corp. (FMC), Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Must Watch these Stocks Earnings: FMC Corp. (FMC), Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
- January 25, 2018

On Monday, September 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Argus Research to "Hold". Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $3600 target. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $60 target. Cantab Ptnrs Llp stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Exchange Capital Mgmt invested in 0.02% or 1,270 shares. (more...)
Henry Bolton refuses to resign as Ukip leader despite resignations Henry Bolton refuses to resign as Ukip leader despite resignations
- January 25, 2018

But he was later spotted with her in a London restaurant, raising doubts as to whether the pair's relationship really was over. "Ms Marney, with whom he was pictured on a train after breaking up, tweeted Mr Bolton with a thumbs up emoji and the message "#FlushTheBog". (more...)

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