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Moment of truth approaches for IL school funding plan; House convenes today

Moment of truth approaches for IL school funding plan; House convenes today

He initially praised leaders' efforts but also said the agreement still contains too much money for Chicago Public Schools. Later, during a news conference on the school funding announcement, Emanuel boasted it would give CPS everything it had wanted "and more" than the plan Rauner rewrote to try to reduce state aid to the district.


Kidnapped Girl Thrown Off Bridge Survives; Worcester Man Arrested

Kidnapped Girl Thrown Off Bridge Survives; Worcester Man Arrested

Hubert is accused of nabbing the sleeping 7-year-old and forcing her into his auto at sometime around 2:30 a.m. Hubert is charged with kidnapping. Police say the ordeal started at about 2:30 a.m. The girl swam ashore and knocked on the door of a nearby home for help, masslive said. He eventually drove to a highway bridge and threw the girl into the lake below.


Trump Sticks to Status Quo With Idiotic Afghanistan Plans

Trump Sticks to Status Quo With Idiotic Afghanistan Plans

Agency for International Development, will actually spend less in Afghanistan going forward. Indeed, although Trump promised that the USA wouldn't be leaving Afghanistan before achieving success there, he offered no hints at a definition of that success.


Trump pledges rapid federal aid to those hit by Harvey

Trump pledges rapid federal aid to those hit by Harvey

On a visit to Brussels in May, Trump's allegiance to NATO was thrown into doubt when he opted not to mention the USA commitment to the NATO treaty's Article 5, which says an attack on one member is an attack on all. The suspect was later detained. After taking several questions, Trump encouraged Finish President Sauli Niinistö to take an additional question. "As President Niinistö told, he's been raising the issue about the security situation in the Baltic region, and the Baltic Sea ...


President Trump defends his pardon of ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Trump defends his pardon of ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Manning served seven years in federal prison before President Barack Obama commuted her sentence shortly before his time in office was complete. Arpaio, who served as Maricopa County Sheriff until past year before being voted out of office, was found guilty of criminal contempt of court for engaging in racial profiling despite an order instructing him to cease that activity.