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Immunity sought for NC motorists who hit protesters in roads

Immunity sought for NC motorists who hit protesters in roads

A far worse but perhaps more likely scenario is that one year from now we'll be having exactly the same debate, with 115 school districts facing well-intentioned but unfunded class size mandates and being forced to make hard decisions that negatively affect thousands of teachers' lives as well as the quality and breadth of education we provide students.


Barghouti is a convicted terrorist, murderer

Barghouti is a convicted terrorist, murderer

The large-scale hunger strike began on Monday, with prisoners demanding improved conditions, including visits, medical treatment, and education. The 1,200, of about 6,500 Palestinians held by Israel for terrorism, joined the open-ended protest, the largest such strike in five years.


IL board to consider Hastert's state lawmaker pension

IL board to consider Hastert's state lawmaker pension

House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert's pension, the Chicago Tribune reported . Board member state Rep. Michael Zalewski, a suburban Chicago Democrat, argued that Hastert's crimes were created to protect his political career. Before his conviction, Hastert was collecting $125,000 annually from the three public pension systems. The disgraced politician is now serving a 15-month sentence for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about "hush money" he paid to a former student ...


After 100 Days, Immigration Changes Will Be Up To Congress

After 100 Days, Immigration Changes Will Be Up To Congress

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has only said that " more details" of the plan will be revealed. He labeled Mexican immigrants as criminals, accused a federal judge of bias due to his Mexican heritage, proposed banning Muslims from traveling to the United States, and threatened to sue women who accused him of sexual misconduct after a 2005 audiotape leaked showed Trump bragging about touching and kissing women without their consent.