• Kansas Senate approves $230M boost in school aid
Kansas Senate approves $230M boost in school aid

It phases in around $230 million more for schools over two years. The Senate is expected to vote on its K-12 school finance plan Wednesday. Denning voted for the larger bill Tuesday night, but Wagle, who is said to be considering a bid for the 4th District congressional race next year, continued to vote no.

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  • Three metro-east reps vote against minimum wage increase
Three metro-east reps vote against minimum wage increase

Supporters posit that raising the minimum wage will lift 41 million workers out of poverty without many consequences on the economy and employers. In addition, EPI points out that low-wage workers tend to spend bonuses and raises and would put these additional funds right back into the economy.

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  • A dozen dogs infected with flu that spread at Florida shows
A dozen dogs infected with flu that spread at Florida shows

Although the H3N2 virus is similar to the same seasonal influenza that affects humans, there has been no evidence of dogs passing the virus on to humans. Dr. Marta Lista, right, and assistant Andres Zapata, check out a puppy in 2012. She said there have been no dog deaths at UF veterinary hospitals.

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  • Glasgow breast surgeon jailed for 15 years for series of needless operations
Glasgow breast surgeon jailed for 15 years for series of needless operations

Launching a campaign, "Patients Before Profits", after Paterson was sentenced on Wednesday (May 31), she added: "It really is astonishing that private healthcare providers consider themselves above the law and above the standards followed by the NHS".

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  • State of OH sues Big Pharma for downplaying risks of powerful painkillers
State of OH sues Big Pharma for downplaying risks of powerful painkillers

Christina Arredondo said her 24-year-old pregnant daughter, Felicia Detty, died after a painkiller addiction led to heroin and overdose. Asked by NPR's Robert Siegel whether doctors had a role of their own in overprescribing potentially unsafe medication, DeWine says more fault rests with a culture created by these companies.

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  • Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50
Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

The NATO statement praised "the courage of Afghan Security Forces, especially the police and first responders". The attack left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. Basir Mujahid a spokesman for Kabul police, told Reuters news agency: "It was a auto bomb near the German embassy, but the...

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  • Breast cancer is back, says Newton-John
Breast cancer is back, says Newton-John

The statement said she was postponing her tours this month of the United States and Canada. British-born and Australian-raised Newton-John started her career as a singer with pop hits like "If Not for You" and "I Honestly Love You". Newton-John also claims that she included acupuncture and yoga to help with nausea at the time. The show is still...

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  • England, Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
England, Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

The England trio will be among a handful of players from most of the competing teams - just Ravi Ashwin will take the plunge for India - who will bat with the sensor inserted at the top of the bat handle. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. "It's good to play some shots a...

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  • All eyes on Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
All eyes on Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Despite Trump having backed Britain's Brexit vote a year ago, it was all smiles at the headquarters of the European Union as Trump met the bloc's top two officials, Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker. The speech was also surrounded by a series of weird actions from the president. And Stoltenberg said later that Trump, Vice President Mike Pence...

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  • One dead in road washout, cuts off Iowa and Wisconsin crossing
One dead in road washout, cuts off Iowa and Wisconsin crossing

Emergency responders worked to get the completely submerged Jeep out, but it was too late. Sheriff McCullick said the Jeep had extensive front end damage. The Crawford County Highway Department is at the washout working on repairs. Crews removed the body of 59-year-old James Walleser of Lansing around 8:30 a.m.

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  • Nigeria's Chibok girls, frred by Boko Haram, begin rehabilitation
Nigeria's Chibok girls, frred by Boko Haram, begin rehabilitation

She received the girls under the ministry's Shelter Programme, a part of the rehabilitation process for the girls, in Abuja . The Director Medical Services, DSS, Dr Anne Okorafor , who handed over the girls to the ministry, said they were medically, psychologically and physically fit.

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  • Vincenzo Montella Renews With Milan
Vincenzo Montella Renews With Milan

Despite speculations, the new Rossoneri owners made it a priority to renew their manager for the next couple of seasons. FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 'I'm delighted to continue as Milan coach, ' Montella told the club's official website. "A demonstration of how the will of all parties was common, we all kept the word given, it's a great pride ...

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  • Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO
Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO

Tedros will begin his five-year term after Margaret Chan , a former Hong Kong health director, steps down on June 30. After speeches today by the three candidates, which also included the United Kingdom's David Nabarro , MD, and Pakistan's Sania Nishtar , MD, Tedros, who goes by his first name, received the most votes in the first round of s...

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  • Govt says all options open for Air India revival
Govt says all options open for Air India revival

Similarly, while the CAG has, in the past, said giving up bilaterals caused a loss to Air India, it can not be denied that not releasing bilaterals limited the number of aircraft seats available for Indians. Do you think the merger has done more harm than good and will the CBI enquiry affect the airline's turnaround plans? Sinha's comments come...

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  • Modi leaves for Spain after successful Germany visit
Modi leaves for Spain after successful Germany visit

This will be the first Indian prime ministerial visit to Spain in almost 30 years after the visit of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1988. Addressing the media after the meeting, Prime Minister Modi said an outcome oriented momentum is perceptible in relations between the two countries.

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  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stake Raised by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stake Raised by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC

About 5.04M shares traded. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) has seen its price went down by -0.32% over the course of one week. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. If Gilead Sciences , Inc. The Colorado-based Icon Advisers has invested 0.85% in Apple Inc. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Gilead Sciences , Inc". M&T Commercial Bank ha...

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  • Donald Trump appears to push Prime Minister of Montenegro in new video
Donald Trump appears to push Prime Minister of Montenegro in new video

For some of the European leaders, testing Mr Trump seemed to be as important as finding common ground with him. President Donald Trump is in the midst of the G-7 summit in Sicily. During last year's Republican primary campaign, Trump alleged, " NATO is costing us a fortune" and is "obsolete" because other nations aren't pulling their weight.

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  • Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal
Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal

Modi's support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain made a decision to leave the 28-member bloc through a referendum in June a year ago. "But it's far more important to note that his [anti-EU] candidate" - Marine LePen, who is believed to have received assistance from the ...

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  • Bangladesh deserve the respect they are getting: Tamim Iqbal
Bangladesh deserve the respect they are getting: Tamim Iqbal

Although only five, Mackenzie is a knowledgable critic of her father and when Taylor was recently going through a poor patch of form she told him: "Dad, I think now you should poke your tongue out if you get to 50". "(On Sunday) I could see the batsmen working hard for every run and did not look settled with the conditions changing frequently", sai...

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  • India can retain CT, pace attack has real firepower: Sanga
India can retain CT, pace attack has real firepower: Sanga

Racing towards a target of 190 after the bowlers sent New Zealand packing for 189 in 38.4 overs, India had reached 129 for 3 in 26 overs when the rain came down, forcing the match to be abandoned. "There's perhaps a feeling that it's about time to win a One-Day tournament, which would be very nice, and they have been going well in the T20 ...

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  • World Health Organization confirms 3 cases of Zika virus in India
World Health Organization confirms 3 cases of Zika virus in India

So far this year, Florida has had 50 cases of "travel-related" Zika -- people infected elsewhere who brought the disease into the state. What is Zika & why You Should be Afraid of it? "So, its not as though every Asian Tiger mosquito has the Zika virus-no, none of them do as far as we know." said Director of Environmental Health Ray King.

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  • IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play
IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play

The police suspect they had consumed alcohol. Additional DCP of South Delhi, Chinmoy Biswal informed the Hindustan Times that the eyewitnesses had revealed that a woman trainee had slipped into the pool, following which numerous young trainee officers had tried to rescue her by jumping into the pool.

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  • 'Significant' number of holidaymakers still without luggage after BA IT failure
'Significant' number of holidaymakers still without luggage after BA IT failure

Early on Monday Heathrow Airport said there continued to be "some disruption" to BA flights, and advised those whose flights had been cancelled not to travel to the airport unless they had already rebooked on another flight. The boss of British Airways has said he will not resign after thousands of passengers were left stranded over the bank ho...

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  • India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie
India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

But the red ball treatment (with tape on one side) was reserved only for the skipper, not for other batsmen. It's been nice to make a few runs and obviously you'd like to kick on. The match results and brief score is a proof that screams out why Ind vs Pak are the biggest cricketing rivalry in the history of game. Indian bowlers bowled bril...

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  • Burger King's online ad campaign riles Belgian royal family
Burger King's online ad campaign riles Belgian royal family

But the Belgian royal family was not amused. If you visit WhoIsTheKing.be , you're greeted with the words: "Two Kings". Burger King is promoting its launch in Belgium by inviting people to choose between its own mascot and King Philippe .

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  • WBCHSE HSE 12th Result 2017 to be declared today, how to check
WBCHSE HSE 12th Result 2017 to be declared today, how to check

To check WBCHSE WB HSC result 2017 today, students may visit the official websites of the board, namely www. wbresults .nic.in and www.wbchse.nic.in. - Total pass percentage - 83.65 percent. Students are requested to keep their relevant candidate information like hall tickets and roll numbers ready at the time results are out, in order to avoid d...

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  • Sarfraz Ahmed says Pakistan have nothing to lose in Champions Trophy
Sarfraz Ahmed says Pakistan have nothing to lose in Champions Trophy

However, they will face much sterner opposition when the tournament actually starts, drawn in a tricky Group A with hosts England, as well as Australia and New Zealand - two sides that are likely to prosper in English conditions. While disappointed not to be watching the West Indies in action at this year's tournament, Lara-who led his country to...

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  • Caffeine-induced cardiac event kills SC teen
Caffeine-induced cardiac event kills SC teen

Cripe died of a "caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia", a coroner's office in SC said in a statement. "These drinks can be risky, and be very careful with how you use them, and how many you drink on a daily basis".

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  • Video clip of walking newborn blows netizens' minds
Video clip of walking newborn blows netizens' minds

The video clip of the surprising scene was uploaded to Facebook and has stunned people across the globe, amassing 72 million views, over 1.6 million shares and 339,000 reactions. Newborns usually only begin to move their heads between 4-12 weeks and begin crawling at six months old. The midwife then lifts the baby up and returns the infant ba...

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  • Kiwis win thriller on Swede penalty in America's Cup trials
Kiwis win thriller on Swede penalty in America's Cup trials

There were protestations of "no way" and "completely rubbish" on the Swedish catamaran. There is no appeal of on-the-water umpires' calls. It was the second penalty of the race against the Swedes, who dominated the pre-start but crossed the start line fractionally too soon, incurring a two-length penalty.

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  • Pakistan require 342 runs to win in warm-up clash against Bangladesh
Pakistan require 342 runs to win in warm-up clash against Bangladesh

We play all our opponents with the same intensity. But it is just a game. "In the nets, I am trying to play as close to the body as I can", he said. "The medical team will continue to monitor Yuvraj Singh's progress and hope for a speedy recovery", it added.

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  • Maryland tops Ohio State in NCAA men's lacrosse championship
Maryland tops Ohio State in NCAA men's lacrosse championship

It's the first lacrosse national championship for Maryland in 42 years, dating back to 1975. Maryland fell behind 2-1 early, but the Terrapins went on to score four unanswered goals to grab a 5-2 lead, an advantage that they would never relinquish.

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  • UN Peacekeepers' Day to be observed today
UN Peacekeepers' Day to be observed today

Speaking to ANI , Sarath Chand said, "India is contributing around 6,900 military personnel among 1, 15,000 peacekeepers in various missions". "Every day, peacekeepers help bring peace and stability to war-torn societies worldwide". Brigadier General Bajaj reviewed a Guard of Honour, and together with Mr. Riza and LAF Brigadier General Zamat, ...

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  • North Carolina blows past Miami 12-4 in ACC semifinal
North Carolina blows past Miami 12-4 in ACC semifinal

After an uncharacteristic two-year NCAA Tournament drought, the UNC baseball team returned with a bang in 2017. Game 1: #2 Florida Gulf Coast (42-18) vs. Despite being the No. 2 national seed, this is anything but a breather for UNC. The UNCG-Clemson game will be Friday at 7 p.m. The Wolfpack will play against IN at 7 p.m.IN the NCAA tourname...

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  • Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI
Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

Golf legend Tiger Woods was reportedly arrested in the early hours of Monday, May 29 for suspicion of "driving under the influence" in Florida, USA. Woods purchased the 10-acre estate that includes a main residence, two guest houses, and a pool house in late 2005 for $40 million. Woods's wife Elin Nordegren told police that she used a golf ...

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