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School Bus Hits Overpass in NY, Students Injured

School Bus Hits Overpass in NY, Students Injured The height of the Prevost is about 12 feet, according to the bus manufacturer, Newsday reported. More than 40 people were injured when a charter bus, transporting high school students, struck an overpass on Long Island on Sunday, April 8, 2018. [Full Article...]

Nation's Report Card: Massachusetts Students Are No. 1 In Reading, Math

Nation's Report Card: Massachusetts Students Are No. 1 In Reading, Math SCHOOL FUNDING: Indianapolis Public Schools looking to participate in a pilot program that would allow them to pool federal, state, and local funding before distributing it to schools. For reading, fourth-graders showed 37 percent proficiency and eighth-graders 36 percent. In fourth-grade reading, the national average score was 222 on a scale of zero to 500. [Full Article...]

Deadpool Star TJ Miller Arrested for Reporting Fake Bomb Threat

Deadpool Star TJ Miller Arrested for Reporting Fake Bomb Threat According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation docs, Miller called 911 on March 18 while he was riding an Amtrak train from D.C.to NYC. and reported a woman with brown hair and a scarf "has a bomb in her bag". DOJ officials added that Amtrak officers interviewed an attendant from the first-class auto, where the actor had been sitting, and they were told Miller appeared to be intoxicated and ... [Full Article...]

John Bolton Sweeps Tom Bossert Out As Homeland Security Adviser

John Bolton Sweeps Tom Bossert Out As Homeland Security Adviser FBI Director James Comey, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon are among over 20 officials who either resigned or were fired since January 2017. response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria. But he resisted a reorganization of the National Security Council past year that made him subordinate to the national security adviser... [Full Article...]

Bharat Bandh evokes no response in UP

Bharat Bandh evokes no response in UP Taking the lesson from April 2 nation-wide protests that later that turned into violence killing more than 10 people and leaving 100s of people injured. National Dalit Liberation Front, Dalit Human Rights Movement, Kerala Cheramar Sangham, Social Liberation Front, are among some of the outfits that are supporting the protest. [Full Article...]

Tammy Duckworth becomes first Senator to have birth while in office

Tammy Duckworth becomes first Senator to have birth while in office Ms Duckworth's first child, Abigail, was born in 2014 when she was serving in the US House of Representatives . She immediately tweeted the news, referring to her husband and her first daughter, who is three. Ms. Duckworth introduced her pregnancy on social networking in January and, in an interview with all The Chicago Sun-Times, described her struggle to become pregnant. [Full Article...]

Saffron statue of Ambedkar in UP painted blue

Saffron statue of Ambedkar in UP painted blue The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday had installed a statue of Ambedkar to replace the one vandalised in Badaun's Dugraiyya village on 8 April. "It was the BJP people who had forced Babasaheb to leave Hinduism and embrace Buddhism and today these people are enacting a drama of adopting Babasaheb". [Full Article...]

Rouhani says US 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal

Rouhani says US 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal The modest progress from Iran's perspective is now being threatened by the Trump administration, which appears likely to pull out of the nuclear accord when it comes up for review in May. Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, warned mid-March that if the nuclear deal collapsed, it would be a "great loss". Tehran would play the victim, blaming the administration, and the... [Full Article...]

Small Plane Crashes onto Arizona Golf Course

Small Plane Crashes onto Arizona Golf Course Six people are confirmed dead after a plane crash Monday night at TPC Scottsdale golf course , police in the Phoenix suburb confirmed ( via ABC15.com ). Versace King said he was helping his father load a truck near the airport and noticed a small, single-engine airplane take off. He said emergency services were on the scene within minutes and added the weather was "perfect" at the time. [Full Article...]

Michigan Ending Free Bottled Water for Flint This Week

Michigan Ending Free Bottled Water for Flint This Week The state of MI is ending deliveries of free bottled water to residents in Flint whose drinking supply was contaminated by lead. "We have worked diligently to restore the water quality and the scientific data now proves the water system is stable and the need for bottled water has ended", Snyder said in a statement Friday. [Full Article...]

Lawsuit accuses 3 ex-Michigan State University basketball players of rape

Lawsuit accuses 3 ex-Michigan State University basketball players of rape The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan Southern Division alleges the Michigan State University Counseling Center did not advise or inform the woman of all the possible legal or medical resources available to her after she informed a counselor of the alleged incident, according to the Free Press . [Full Article...]

Backpage.com Made $500 Million From Prostitution, Say Prosecutors

Backpage.com Made $500 Million From Prostitution, Say Prosecutors Backpage.com and other associated website had a banner on their front page saying it's been seized by federal agencies. "While overall we celebrate shutting down Backpage.com, we also recognize that such a dramatic shift in the marketplace starting tonight will bring with it a cascade of unintended consequences, especially for sex trafficking victims". [Full Article...]

Fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page run by Australian union official

Fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page run by Australian union official The scam page was tied to online campaigns that raised at least $100,000, at least some of which was transferred to Australian accounts, CNN reported . "The NUW is not involved in and has not authorised any activities with reference to claims made in CNN's story", Mr Kennedy said in the statement. [Full Article...]

Fox News mistakenly posts graphic showing it lags in trust

Fox News mistakenly posts graphic showing it lags in trust According to Metro UK , the poll results caused minor chaos when it showed less than one-third of US citizens trusted Fox News more than President Donald Trump . The graphic that aired was speaking for itself though. Perhaps after today's accidentally honest coverage, trust in Fox News will go up a notch or two. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raid Trump lawyer's office

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raid Trump lawyer's office Investigators from the U.S. attorney's office at the Southern District of NY reportedly raided Cohen's offices after receiving a tip from the special counsel Robert Mueller's team. "The attorney general made a bad mistake when he did this and when recused himself or he certainly should have let us know if he was going to recuse himself and we would have put a different attorney general", Trump... [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman punched in aggravated burglary

Pregnant woman punched in aggravated burglary While the rest of the occupants were in a stable condition, Tankila, was transferred to Sion Hospital in a critical condition. At least four family members of the woman got injured in the accident which included her husband, mother-in-law, her father and her nephew. [Full Article...]

Gender wage gap shrinks in NH, but it's still big

Gender wage gap shrinks in NH, but it's still big This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. The gap exists, to varying degrees, across jobs and industries. F&C Asset Management, which is owned by the Bank of Montreal, reported a wage gap of 34 per cent and an 82 per cent gap in bonuses paid. Sopra Steria, which focuses on digital transformation, revealed that median hourly pay for... [Full Article...]

Columbia police arrest two after serving search warrant in Central Columbia

Columbia police arrest two after serving search warrant in Central Columbia She was scheduled to be arrested at Westwood police this morning but the police grew cold feet and withdrew the summon after a team of lawyers representing the woman showed up at the police station. - Police have arrested a man after they say he stabbed his manager after being fired on Friday. During the search, officers found two Oxycontin pills, Methodone pills, marijuana, used needles, scales... [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: Astrologer predicts victor of KXIP vs DD clash, check

IPL 2018: Astrologer predicts victor of KXIP vs DD clash, check The second match of IPL 2018 will be played on the home ground of KXIP . Meanwhile, DD have a equal share of youth and experience with players such as Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Chris Morris , Glenn Maxwell, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy and Prithvi Shaw. [Full Article...]

Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Back and Here to Stay

Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Back and Here to Stay The CBO said the deficit for fiscal 2018 would total $804 billion, up from $665 billion in the last fiscal year. "That percentage would be the largest since 1946 and well more than twice the average over the past five decades", the CBO said in presenting the findings. [Full Article...]


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