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Worldwide Ocala teacher accused of drowning raccoons during class
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The teacher was identified as agriculture teacher Dewie Brewton , according to the Ocala Star-Banner. 'It made me sick, ' the mother, who asked to remain anonymous, told WKMG . The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is also investigating and officers from the FFWCC were at the school on Tuesday. 'The district is determining the status of the teacher at this moment'.

Worldwide Brussels calls on Italy to stay committed to the 'European path'
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Di Maio would represent a blow to mainstream European political parties across the continent. Italy, along with Greece, has borne the brunt of the migration crisis, while other European Union countries such. Di Maio charged against the Financial Times and unelected Eurocrats for undermining the prospect of an M5S-league government. The League and 5-Star have failed to agree on forming a coalition between themselves after an inconclusive election on March 4, but they have enough votes ...

Worldwide Gina Haspel wins approval from Senate Intel Committee
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The committee voted behind closed doors Wednesday morning. "We must choose leaders that consistently embody our highest ideals, rather than our darkest moments", Jones said in a statement. Haspel has pledged not to implement an interrogation program of that kind again. 'I won't condemn those that made these hard calls, and I have noted the valuable intelligence collected, ' she said, while conceding that 'the program ultimately did damage to our officers and our standing in the world'.

Worldwide Moon sighted, first Ramzan on Thursday
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On Tuesday, Khalid Ejaz Mufti, the Secretary General of the Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) had said that the holy month could begin from Thursday despite the fact that Ramazan moon was not sighted in Gulf and the Far East countries. The weather will be partly cloudy in most parts of the country. The moon was sighted in Delhi. Ramzan will begin on Thursday, May 17, Saudi Arabia announced.

Worldwide Senate panel releases report on 2016 Trump Tower meeting
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After the British music publicist who arranged the meeting , Rob Goldstone, suggested he had access to "official documents and information that would incriminate" Democrat Hillary Clinton, Mr Trump Jr replied in an email saying "if it's what you say, I love it, especially later in the summer".

Worldwide Two Sherpas smash own Everest summit records
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The 48-year-old Sherpa successfully reached the summit on Wednesday morning, breaking the previous record of 21 climbs jointly held by fellow Nepalis Appa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa. He said he wants to do this not to break records or set new ones but because of his passion and zeal to climb the Everest. The next most accomplished female Everest climber is American Melissa Sue Arnot, who has reached the top six times.

Worldwide EPA chief tells senators criticisms against him unfounded, exaggerated
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Most of the committee's six Democratic members have publicly called for Pruitt's resignation. Pruitt told the committee that some changes have been implemented since some of the scandals broke, including adding a new requirement that any spending over $5,000 needs to be signed off by several senior officials.

Worldwide Former student in custody after shooting at Dixon High School
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Dixon High School is still on lockdown. The suspect fled the school and the officer pursued him, Howell said. The former student ran away and out of the school. UPDATE: Dixon's city manager has confirmed there was a shooting at the high school. Sauk Valley Media said the sheriff identified the officer as school resource officer Mark Dallas.

Worldwide Chlorine Used in February Attack in Syria, Finds OPCW
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OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu resolutely denounced the use of toxic substances as weapons by anyone for any purposes and under any circumstances, saying that such actions directly contradict the strict ban for the use of poisonous substances enshrined in the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Worldwide Bill Nelson says he'll vote for Gina Haspel
Author: 0 Bill Nelson says he'll vote for Gina Haspel

The committee voted Wednesday in a closed session before a hearing on the intelligence community's assessment of 2017 Russian election meddling, in which former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former CIA Director John Brennan and former National Security Agency Director Adm.

Worldwide Gaza killings: Turkey invites Pakistan to extraordinary OIC summit
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The meeting will take place on May 18, government spokesman and Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag announced. Serving as the OIC term president, Turkey had initiated an extraordinary summit in Istanbul in December 2017 in a bid to protest the USA decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions.

Worldwide New UK East Coast rail franchise to be public-private partnership - minister
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The company's subsidiary, East Coast Mainline (trading as Virgin Trains East Coast ), is the current operator of the InterCity East Coast rail franchise under an agreement with the department for transport. At the time, Virgin Group owner Sir Richard Branson said the partnership's bid for the franchise was "based on a number of key assumptions and a promise of a huge upgrade of the infrastructure by Network Rail", which faced delays.

Worldwide WWE Announces Ronda Rousey's UK In-Ring Debut For August
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She is set to battle Nia Jax in her first championship match at the "Money in the Bank" Pay-Per-View on June 17 in Chicago, where the pair will compete for the Raw Women's Championship, a title Jax now holds. The news of Rousey's match against Jax was unexpected as Rousey appeared to be working alongside Natalya against antagonist Mickie James. The match will be only Rousey's second for the company, following her debut appearance at WrestleMania, where she teamed with Kurt Angle to beat ...

Worldwide Legislature interviews Underwood, others as potential successor to AG Schneiderman
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Mike Gianaris and even former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. The Legislature had previously announced 16 applicants to be questioned by the committee, which was down to 13 on Tuesday, following dropouts from David Yassky, the chairman of the Taxi and Limousine Commission who is also a former member of the New York City Council; former Assistant Secretary of State Jose W.

Worldwide 5 people dead as severe storms lash Northeast
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Tuesday's storm brought down power lines, and at one point all four counties were under a tornado watch. In New Fairfield, State Police say that a tree fell on a fair on Brush Hill Road, which killed a person. "I got off the subway at about 5:15, and there were hordes of people", said Jackie Berman, who was attempting to get home to Chappaqua, New York , from Grand Central.

Worldwide Repoll in 568 booths tomorrow
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PM's caustic attack on the government for not allowing democracy to thrive in the "great land of Bengal " came a day after the Union home ministry sought a report from the state on the polling-day violence . He said that it was a matter of grave concern and was against the concept of democracy. You all can say that it is going to affect the whole thing of election and the government didn't accept that.

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