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Care for Your Leader

I served on the governing body of one of the schools in our town. I never realised how much energy it takes to run a school properly these days. Financial support from the Department of Education is decreasing, while expenditure keeps on increasing. Because both parents in many families work, parents’ expectations of the school also keep on growing. Then, when the parents feel their expectations are not being met, they phone the principal and come down on him or her like a ton of bricks. Often […]

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Bomb suspect arrest: What we know about Cesar Sayoc

(CNN)Cesar Sayoc’s political inclinations were passionately displayed for everyone to see. But federal authorities say the 14 pipe bombs Sayoc, of Aventura, Florida, allegedly sent through the US mail are real, and were a danger to the people he mailed them to in recent days. He told investigators after he was arrested in Plantation that the pipe bombs wouldn’t have hurt anyone, and that he didn’t want to hurt anyone, according to a law enforcement official. Sayoc was being held Friday night at a federal detention center […]

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Cesar Sayoc was a DJ, bodybuilder and pizza delivery man before he became a bomb suspect

(CNN)Hours before his arrest, Cesar Sayoc was playing music sets at a Florida strip club. Sayoc was arrested Friday after federal authorities said he sent 14 pipe bombs through the US mail to prominent Democrats around the country. None of the bombs detonated, and no one was injured. He’s facing federal charges and could receive up to 48 years in prison if convicted. As the investigation continues, here’s what we have learned about the suspected bombmaker. He is a bodybuilder and former male dancer Sayoc, of Aventura, […]

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Cyclist who flipped off Trump motorcade will run for local office in Virginia

Washington (CNN)Juli Briskman, who flipped off President Donald Trump’s motorcade while she was bicycling last fall near the President’s golf course, will run for local office in Virginia. CNN has reached out to Briskman for comment. Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/12/politics/woman-who-flipped-off-trump-motorcade-juli-briskman-loudoun-county-board-supervisors/index.html

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University says a Florida candidate who claims to be an alum never graduated, and the diploma in her photo is not accurate

(CNN)A Florida state house candidate’s college degree has been called into question — by the very university from which she claims to have graduated. In response to her photos, FLA News, which calls itself “the conservative choice for Florida news and politics” briefly rescinded its story. But Miami University also told CNN and other news outlets it has no record of Howard earning a degree there. The school said that Melissa Marie Fox (Howard’s maiden name) had attended Miami University from August 1990 to May 1994, but […]

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The real reason Donald Trump can’t stand the Russia probe

Washington (CNN)Over the weekend, we learned that White House counsel Don McGahn spent 30 hours talking to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office about the ongoing investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the possibility of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians and the idea that Donald Trump himself may have sought to obstruct the investigation. Trump built a massive real estate and marketing empire by staying out of the fray. He would come in at the last minute to close the deals, to effectively […]

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Lyft offers free, discounted rides to get more people to vote

Lyft wants to get people to the polls.Image: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Lyft is getting out the vote.  The ride-hailing app is offering free and discounted rides to get voters to the polls for the midterm elections coming up in November. SEE ALSO: Uber and Lyft promotions for Election Day differ in this one big way Promo codes for 50 percent off rides through organizations like When We All Vote and Vote.org will hopefully get greater numbers of voters to their polling places at a more affordable, accessible […]

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Monkeys are being cloned inside a Chinese lab. This is what they look like.

Apple has removed thousands of gambling apps from its Chinese App Store.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Apple is removing a slew of apps from its App Store in China in order to comply with the country’s strict regulations. According to Chinese state broadcaster China Central Television or CCTV, Apple has removed 25,000 gambling apps from its Chinese App Store. This move comes after a number of Chinese media outlets lobbed complaints at the tech giant last month for allegedly allowing gambling, pornography, and counterfeit goods promotions in its App Store.  […]

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