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Students turn their back on USA education secretary

Students turn their back on USA education secretary

DeVos also made headlines earlier this year when she described HBCUs as "real pioneers of school choice ", a statement critics said ignored the historical context in which HBCUs were founded - typically to provide a college education to black students who at the time weren't allowed into other schools.



Ivanka Trump Says Saudi Progress on Women 'Encouraging'

During the president's recent visit, the USA and Saudi Arabia sealed deals of between $280 billion and $380 billion, including an arms deal, which is valued at $110 billion. "That means honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism, and the Islamists, and Islamic terror of all kinds", he said in his speech. Trump and his entourage touch down in Israel on Monday.


Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir speaks during a press conference after the oath of the prime minister and first vice president Bakri Hassan Saleh at the palace in Khartoum, Sudan March 2, 2017. On Friday, fierce clashes erupted in North and East Darfur between Sudanese forces and the Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) and the SLM-Transitional Council, a splinter group from the SLM-Abdel Wahid.



3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

Here, a police officer stands on duty outside a residential property in Fallowfield, in Southern Manchester, on Wednesday as investigations continue into the bombing at the Manchester Arena. Also Wednesday, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership raised the number of wounded in the concert bombing to 119 people. Wednesday's announcement brings the total number of attack-related arrests to four, following an arrest announced Tuesday.



U.S. aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

The strike was near a base in An Tanf used by the US-led coalition to train "Vetted Syrian Opposition " to aid the fight against ISIS . A US defense official said the convoy did not respond to numerous warnings and was "getting too close to coalition forces".



Minister says Manchester bomber likely did not act alone, criticises United States leaks

Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by US security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it. The O2 arena, where she is due to play on Thursday and Friday, said that the venue is in touch with Grande's promoters. British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the ...