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What are the new GCSE grades and what do they mean? What are the new GCSE grades and what do they mean?
- August 24, 2017

It's the first time the new grading system will be used, in the biggest shake-up in a generation. "This could lead to them feeling anxious and struggling to cope on their own". It warned of the "profound effect" of introducing more grade boundaries. "But there's still plenty of uncertainty about what the results really show". (more...)
Alabama Senate GOP Front-Runner Roy Moore: Obama Not Born In America Alabama Senate GOP Front-Runner Roy Moore: Obama Not Born In America
- August 24, 2017

U.S. Sen. Luther Strange and challenger Roy Moore will face off in a candidate forum ahead of next month's Republican runoff. It shows that Moore has a net favorability of 20.8 percent, while odd is underwater with a net favorability of negative 6 percent. (more...)
Headless body identified as missing journalist Kim Wall Headless body identified as missing journalist Kim Wall
- August 24, 2017

Copenhagen Police investigator Jens Moller Jensen said: "We have noted one case from 1986 where the torso of a Japanese tourist was found in the harbour". It's a true testament to the impact she's had on others", she said. "She gave a voice to the weak, the vulnerable and marginalized people". "That voice had been needed for a long, long time ". (more...)
Dashcam video captures officer dancing with elderly woman Dashcam video captures officer dancing with elderly woman
- August 24, 2017

Friends told KAAL-TV in Austin that Seiver loves to dance and that she is quite good at it. "Yup, yup, always dancing", Tammie said. Sgt. Lenz couldn't agree more. Sometimes you just need to dance! "Probably a little proud, I suppose, of the fact that it drew attention that I'm able to do what I can do". A police officer's dashcam captured a heart-melting moment between the officer and a dancing elderly woman. (more...)
United Nations criticises U.S. 'political failures' to reject racist violence United Nations criticises U.S. 'political failures' to reject racist violence
- August 24, 2017

The committee cited two victims by name: Heather D. Heyer , 32, who was killed when a driver plowed a auto into a crowd, and Deandre Harris , 20, who was savagely beaten by white supremacists wielding poles. In Phoenix for a campaign-style rally Tuesday night , the president again touched on the issue. At the campaign rally, Trump attempted to paint himself as a victim of the events in Charlottesville. (more...)
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (DE) (WSM) Reaches 52-Week Low Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (DE) (WSM) Reaches 52-Week Low
- August 24, 2017

Mcrae Capital Management Inc increased Williams Sonoma Inc ( WSM ) stake by 7.14% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Tocqueville Asset Management has an ownership of 313,137 stocks of the specialty retailer's shares valued at $15,187,000 after scooping up an extra 2,390 shares through out the quarter. (more...)
Sigma Planning Corp Acquires 15675 Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
- August 24, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.84% the S&P500. Ancora Advisors Llc decreased Rite Aid Corp ( RAD ) stake by 54.57% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd sold 158,627 shares as Rite Aid Corp (Call) ( RAD)'s stock declined 41.75%. (more...)
Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump
- August 24, 2017

The senseless violence in Charlottesville has displayed for the nation and the world what we, at the Free Press, have long pointed out - that these statues venerating Confederate traitors are symbols of power for neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan , the alt-right and other extremists who cling to the false notion of white supremacy and the domination of others. (more...)
OBC reservation: Govt announces sub categorisations, increases creamy layer limit OBC reservation: Govt announces sub categorisations, increases creamy layer limit
- August 24, 2017

With an eye on expanding the other backward caste (OBC) base, prior to polls in key states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, and the Lok Sabha elections of 2019, in the next 18 months, the Cabinet on Wednesday increased the income limit ceiling of OBCs for reservation in Central government jobs from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 8 lakh. (more...)
SNC Lavlin: High Court rejects CBI petition SNC Lavlin: High Court rejects CBI petition
- August 24, 2017

The review plea is being heard by the Justice Ubaid bench. "The truth has won.", a jubilant Vijayan said, adding he always believed in the judiciary. The case then went into a limbo with a few judges deciding not to hear the case. As a minister, Vijayan had not done anything wrong and the high court has given him a "clean chit", he said. (more...)
Virginia Police Have Issued Four Arrest Warrants Against 'Nazi Crybaby' Christopher Cantwell Virginia Police Have Issued Four Arrest Warrants Against 'Nazi Crybaby' Christopher Cantwell
- August 24, 2017

The name Christopher Cantwell skyrocketed to notoriety last week when the self-proclaimed white supremacist was featured in a Vice News mini-doc about the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville , in which he bragged about his capability for violence, admitting that he'd like to see America elect someone "a lot more racist than Donald Trump". (more...)
Srijan scam rocks Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi demands CM Nitish's resignation Srijan scam rocks Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi demands CM Nitish's resignation
- August 24, 2017

Lalu Yadav's Patna rally, aimed to displaying opposition unity and which is targetted at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi government, is in big trouble. Nitish also tactfully avoiding to mention any particular names reported that behind the scene games were being played to engineer defections in his party. (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:AEUA) Closed -7.3% Below Its 50 Day Average Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:AEUA) Closed -7.3% Below Its 50 Day Average
- August 24, 2017

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's payout ratio is presently -5.14%. It closed at $42.27 lastly. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) has risen 39.45% since August 23, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock's market cap is $23.56 billion. The Company is engaged in developing, acquiring, and exploring for oil and natural-gas resources. It now has negative earnings. (more...)
6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville 6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville
- August 24, 2017

Only 39 percent of voters approve of the job Trump is doing in this week's poll - conducted entirely following the president's various scripted and impromptu reactions to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia - down from 44 percent just a week ago. (more...)
Trump voices hopes of dialogue as North Korea 'starts to respect America' Trump voices hopes of dialogue as North Korea 'starts to respect America'
- August 24, 2017

Democrats in a U.S. Congressional delegation visiting South Korea Tuesday strongly rebuked President Donald Trump's recent threatening rhetoric about using military force against North Korea. Another source said his calls to North Korea recently started going unanswered, too. "I respect that fact very much". The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military exercises routinely spark condemnation from North Korea. (more...)
Five Killed, Dozens Wounded In Helmand Bombing Five Killed, Dozens Wounded In Helmand Bombing
- August 24, 2017

The Taliban has claimed responsibility of the attack in a text message sent to journalists. According to the local government officials, the incident took place near the provincial police commandment after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives. (more...)
Dutch threat not linked to Spanish attacks Dutch threat not linked to Spanish attacks
- August 24, 2017

Allegedly, canisters were found on a tip-off by Spanish police. Police said the concert, which was to feature Californian band Allah-Las, was cancelled at around 7 p.m., shortly before doors were to be opened for guests, after a tip from Spanish police. (more...)
Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man
- August 24, 2017

Sean D. Castorina, 42, and Penny M. Dawson, 40, both of Burlington, N.C., are wanted in connection with the August 22 shooting of a 60-year-old woman in Nelson County. Anyone with information should call 911. According to a news release issued Tuesday night, the Nelson County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police responded Tuesday to a shooting on the 3000 block of Laurel Road and were treating the area as an active crime scene late Tuesday. (more...)
Burlington Couple Wanted in Connection with Va. Shooting, Missing Man Burlington Couple Wanted in Connection with Va. Shooting, Missing Man
- August 24, 2017

The auto was registered to an elderly North Carolina man who had been reported missing to Burlington, N.C. police. Monday, Burlington police received a call that Sean D. Burlington, N.C. Police were also looking for Castorina and Dawson, who had been reported missing. According to the Burlington, N.C. Police Department's press release, "Mr. (more...)
James Clapper slams Trump's Arizona speech, calls it 'disturbing' James Clapper slams Trump's Arizona speech, calls it 'disturbing'
- August 24, 2017

Lemon, choosing to dive into commentary rather than remaining an objective moderator, said the president is "clearly trying to ignite a civil war in this country". CNN commentator Ana Navarro similarly said that she "stands by" implications that the only excuse for Trump's behavior is that he is unwell. "I don't believe that any president has accomplished as much as this president in the first six or seven months", Trump told the crowd. (more...)