August 24, 2016

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Italian Earthquake Death Toll Rises to at Least 159; Hundreds More Injured

Women cry in front of damaged houses in a street in the central Italian village of Illica, near Accumoli, on Aug. 24, 2016 after a...

Good news on school test scores can't disguise achievement gap

Yet in the past, federal and state policies have at times exacerbated the problem, including the Bush administration's No Child Left Behind policy, said Linda...

Don't link Ontario cap-and-trade to California market, opposition ...

After two weak auctions, opposition parties are calling on the Ontario government to stay out of the turbulent joint carbon market.Bombing cap and trade auctions...

Ontario Liberals not keen on legislation to ban cash-for-access fundraisers

Government House Leader Yasir Naqvi said the opposition proposals would ban the premier and cabinet ministers from doing any kind of fundraising. “They're only interested...

It's bickering, not beef, but John Wall and Bradley Beal still need to figure it out

With these confessions, suddenly fans' hopes of the duo matching the dynamic of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson gave way to the fear of an...

Man's push for home inspection legislation continues

Following several conversations with former minister David Orazietti and correspondence with Lalonde, Allen said he was confident that the right steps would be taken to...

Strengthening Community-Driven Development in East Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific

Nghia shared the story of Lo Thi Me, a 31-year-old H'Mong woman, who traveled to Hanoi to join in a discussion with World Bank President...

California and local education officials laud progress on still-lagging test scores

“The Board of Education is proud of these results,” said L.A. school board President Steve Zimmer. “This district is continuing to make progress.” Zimmer added...

Catcher, who underwent surgery on right knee in July, will DH

Phegley will serve as the designated hitter on Saturday and catch on Monday, according to A's manager Bob Melvin. He underwent surgery to remove a...

Lyft CEO Logan Green has a plan that's far bigger than ride-hailing

He was a quick learner, very collaborative, always smiling," David Davis, chairman of the SBMTD said. "Although I see he's lost his hair since he...

Halifax police investigate suspicious death of man found in stolen car

Toronto StarRCMP say officers investigating a report of a stolen car just before 2 p.m. Tuesday found the car soon afterwards with a dead man...

How ​Judith Leiber Went From Holocaust Survivor to Handbag Icon

How ​Judith Leiber Went From Holocaust Survivor to Handbag IconFrustrated, she turned to the handbag union, where, as detailed in her biography, No Mere Bagatelles...

2016 Private high schools football preview: Washington Catholic Athletic Conference

Good Counsel returns 12 starters from last season, when it lost five games for just the second time in Coach Bob Milloy's 16 years at...

Southern Ontario 'carding' issue prompts training for local police

... colour of one's skin are illegitimate, disrespectful and have no place in our society,” he added. Naqvi was named Ontario's Attorney General in June,...

Swindon man felt tremors of earthquake while on holiday in Italy

Giuseppe Bretti, son of Swindon ice cream entrepreneur Mario, is on holiday in the neighbouring town of Osimo, Ancona Province with wife Marica, 36, and...

New permit for Nestle water-taking at low rate 'inappropriate': Wynne

Wynne has asked Environment Minister Glen Murray to review permit conditions for bottled water companies. It will look at whether there is a sufficient price...

Battle @ Buffalo Under the Lights 6 to take over New Era Cap

New Era will host the sixth annual Battle @ Buffalo Under the Lights on Aug. 27. (Glen Murray / Special to The News). By Mac...

Vikings' run game remains a 'work in progress,' Zimmer says

They've also introduced a rookie blocking specialist in David Morgan at tight end. “There was this one play where we had a nice hole and...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for Aug. 24, 2016

In the category of three-dimensional art, the winners were Lois Colmenares, first, “Gone Fishing”; and Linda Berman, second and third, “Hopeless Adrift” and “Waiting for...

E&E Legal to Expose Illegality of EPA Human Experiments at Special Public Meeting of National Academy of Sciences

Breitbart News (press release)Milloy will make a 30-minute presentation, which will be followed by 30-minute presentations from John Dunn MD, JD and Stan Young, PhD.

Liverpool FC outcast Mario Balotelli was once likened to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo... but clubs are ...

t-shirt and the two goals in the 6-1 victory at Manchester United, the assist for the Sergio Aguero goal that won City their first title,...

Pittsfield Police log for Aug. 16

- 22Berkshire Eagle (subscription)5:05 p.m.: Police arrest Gene Gravelle, 27, of Bradford Street, Pittsfield on a Pittsfield Police Department warrant. 6:22 p.m.: A report...

Lincolnview introduces new employees

Times BulletinBY ERIN COX DHI Media News Editor ecox@timesbulletin.com MIDDLE POINT — New employees were welcomed to the district at the Lincolnview Local ...L'view welcomes new...

NFL notebook: Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant suffers concussion

The date meets the requirement the league sent out last week that Harrison and two other players – Green Bay linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius...