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Principal sacked for holding exams in open on polluted day in China

Principal sacked for holding exams in open on polluted day in China

The images went viral among Chinese internet users after outraged parents complained about the school authorities to local newspapers. They were asked to do so despite orders by the city authorities to suspend classes in all schools and kindergartens for a week due to the unsafe levels of pollution in the region.



Walgreens, Rite Aid shed 865 stores to close $9.4B deal

Memphis, Tenn. -based Fred's - which operates 647 discount general merchandise stores, including 18 franchised locations, primarily in the Southeastern United States - sparked heightened interest in the investor community when its management suggested a "pending transaction" was in the works, CSNews Online previously reported.


Russia lays murdered Turkey envoy to rest with full honors

Russia lays murdered Turkey envoy to rest with full honors

While there are some reports that the career-diplomat had left the Ministry, it was unclear if he was now working for another branch of the Russian government at the time of his death. The attacker reportedly identified himself as a police officer as he entered the exhibition, a Turkish military source told Interfax. The Turkish government has pointed the finger of blame for the killing at exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu telling the USA that Gulen's ...


Your Perspective: Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays?

Your Perspective: Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays?

The era of "white Christian men" has ended as we recognize that the melting pot of our country consists of many non-Christians. Republicans and Democrats also are split with 67 percent of GOP supporters picking "Merry Christmas" and 66 percent of Democrats siding with "Happy Holidays".



Berlin Attack Suspect Was Under Surveillance for Months

He was, she said , found only to be a small-time drug dealer. "There was no sign of radicalization". Twelve other people were killed in the attack. The brother of the suspect in the Berlin truck attack has urged him to hand himself in to "ease pressure" on his family. But in Oueslatia , a rural town that lives mostly off agriculture, the brothers said something had profoundly changed Amri after he made the unsafe sea crossing to Italy five years ago as a teenager.


Netanyahu commits to giving Aleppo wounded help in Israel

Netanyahu commits to giving Aleppo wounded help in Israel

Critics have pointed out that some Israeli officials fear the rebels over Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's violent dictatorship, as there are many unknowns that come with revolutionary forces. Turkey or Jordan could be used as transit countries for the refugees since Syria is still technically at a state of war with the Jewish State. Israel says it reserves the right to stop the group acquiring sophisticated weapons from Syria and Iran and threatening Israel from both its Lebanese base ...