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Local school districts to vote on budgets, school board seats today

Local school districts to vote on budgets, school board seats today

In addition to general spending plans, many districts are asking for residents to vote on capital projects and spending on school buses. This year, dozens of hopefuls from both counties tossed their hats into the ring. The budget does not call for any staff layoffs, and includes a 3.96 percent hike in the local property tax levy which would be the first increase since the 2015-16 budget.


Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization

Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization

Shah told media that the US expectation for the meeting is as always - to ensure a complete, irreversible, and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. We know who we are dealing with here", said Victoria Coates, of the National Security Council. When Pompeo went to Pyongyang to fetch the U.S. prisoners and finalise arrangements for the summit, Kim Yong-chol, the vice-chairman of the Workers' party central committee, told him "we have perfected our nuclear capability" while ...


N.Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

N.Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

North Korea has carried out six underground nuclear tests-including the last and most powerful one in September 2017-at the Punggye-ri site. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will need to "provide security assurances" to North Korea's Kim Jong Un if the adversaries are to reach a nuclear deal, describing the stakes of President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with Kim.


Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

The police action followed a complaint lodged by two leaders of the youth wing of Mahathir's political party, Bersatu.The police report of the complaint, reviewed by Reuters , alleges that vans emblazoned with the logo of the department of the prime minister and cabinet delivered boxes for 50 Birkin handbags to Pavilion Residences on Thursday evening.The report alleged that the boxes showed the name of the consignee as Rosmah Mansor.


'The clock is ticking' - European Union warns Britain of poor #Brexit progress

'The clock is ticking' - European Union warns Britain of poor #Brexit progress

According to Reuters, diplomats and EU officials noted the lack of progress in negotiations on Brexit with London since the last meeting of EU leaders, voicing doubts about the fact that Britain and the EU will be able to reach important decisions in this matter to the next high-level summit which will be held on 28-29 June 2018.