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Protesters gather before DeVos' Title IX speech

Protesters gather before DeVos' Title IX speech

DeVos made the announcement in a speech at George Mason University , where she called the Obama Administration effort to force colleges to set up quasi-legal systems to deal with campus assaults "failed". "T$3 he system established by the prior administration has failed too many students", DeVos said in her address. But she is keeping the focus on a return to due process - an intrinsic constitutional right.


Iowa High School Students Disciplined For Posting KKK Photo On Social Media

Iowa High School Students Disciplined For Posting KKK Photo On Social Media

Students at Creston ( Iowa ) Community High School have been disciplined after a photo showing five males wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods circulated on social media Wednesday morning. Creston Police Chief Paul Ver Meer told the Omaha World-Herald that his specialty knows about the photograph yet is not associated with an examination.


Russian Federation does not recognize North Korea's nuclear status, Putin says

Russian Federation does not recognize North Korea's nuclear status, Putin says

His comments followed a terse UN Security Council meeting on Monday at which the USA warned the approach of imposing "incremental" sanctions against the secretive nation had not worked. He said Koreans subjected to forced labor during World War II and colonial times have not been fully compensated by the 1965 treaty. Criticising North Korea's "brazen defiance" of the rest of the world, Mr Johnson said: "Just as North Korea has pursued nuclear weapons with single-minded determination, so ...


Hurricane Irma could bring heavy rains to the Triad

Hurricane Irma could bring heavy rains to the Triad

Citing potential storm surge, Deal said a mandatory evacuation would take effect beginning on Saturday for Chatham County, which includes Savannah, and other coastal areas. "We will continue monitoring Hurricane Irma's path in the days ahead and coordinating with our federal, state and local partners", he said. Officials sounded similarly dire warnings Wednesday across the Savannah River from Georgia's oldest city in SC.


Free lunch now will be provided for all NYC students

Free lunch now will be provided for all NYC students

Fariña said it was her hope that wealthier families whose kids will now be eligible to receive free lunch would donate the savings to their children's schools via parent associations. School leaders secured more funding to be able to expand the program to include every student. "For so many students, school is the only place where they have access to a nutrition meal", Assemblymember Linda B.