• Area high schools recognized in US News and World Report rankings
Area high schools recognized in US News and World Report rankings

The highest-scoring schools were ranked as gold, silver or bronze in the 2018 rankings. Of those, schools were ranked based both on student performance, and on how the schools meet the needs of students who are not college-bound. At some other highly ranked campuses, however, students start school without those disadvantages. Bentonville High Schoo...

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  • Pashinyan elected Armenia's prime minister
Pashinyan elected Armenia's prime minister

To be elected, a candidate must garner at least 53 votes. Armenia's newly elected prime minister has promised sweeping changes to the thousands of protesters who rallied around his bid to unseat the country's entrenched political elite.

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  • Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping hold surprise second summit
Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping hold surprise second summit

Japan, the host of the talks, has been pushing the United States to continue a tough line against Pyongyang . The North Korean leader, reportedly, told Xi he hoped relevant parties would take "phased" and "synchronised" measures to realise denuclearisation and lasting peace on the Korean peninsula .

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  • China exports beat expectations despite USA trade spat
China exports beat expectations despite USA trade spat

Trump directed Trade Representative Lighthizer in early April to look at the potential of imposing $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. China's exports last month rebounded more strongly than expected after a surprise drop in the previous month, suggesting that global demand remains relatively resilient and providing a cushion to the ec...

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  • Police Identify Three Victims Killed in Brookeville Shooting
Police Identify Three Victims Killed in Brookeville Shooting

Three other adults in the home where the three people were killed were able to escape unharmed. After the shooting, Snyder went back to his house where he barricaded himself inside during an hours-long standoff with police. EDT. Snyder also mentioned he had explosives in his house during his talks with the negotiator and hence, the police continu...

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  • Stop Threatening American Carriers, Citizens
Stop Threatening American Carriers, Citizens

In January, Australia's Qantas Airways changed its website classification of Taiwan and Hong Kong from separate countries to Chinese territories, blaming its earlier approach on an "oversight". China has hit back at U.S. claims a push by Beijing to stop foreign airlines referring to Taiwan as a separate state is "Orwellian nonsense". The latest squ...

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  • 'Call it off, Harry,' urges Meghan Markle's half-brother
'Call it off, Harry,' urges Meghan Markle's half-brother

One of those set to witness the arrival of the wedding party and the post-ceremony procession is Amelia Thompson, 12, a surviver of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing - which claimed the lives of 22 concert-goers last May. It might rain on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day. The new line was unveiled on Tuesday, May 1 with Prince Harry...

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  • Hezbollah cements dominance amid low turnout in Lebanon polls
Hezbollah cements dominance amid low turnout in Lebanon polls

As he specified, "the parliamentary presence" created by Hezbollah and its allies would guarantee the protection of the "resistance". As a result, Hariri's team only got five out of 11 seats in Beirut , with four going to Hezbollah allies, one to the Social Progressive Party of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, and one to a notable newcomer, independ...

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  • Haspel offered to withdraw as nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief: WP
Haspel offered to withdraw as nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief: WP

Several unidentified senior U.S. officials told The Washington Post that Haspel was anxious that the increasing scrutiny over her role in the agency's interrogation program would tarnish her reputation and that of the CIA, the newspaper reported on Sunday.

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  • Saddam Padder, KU professor among 5 militants killed in Shopian
Saddam Padder, KU professor among 5 militants killed in Shopian

Among them, 53 were militants from Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, 33 civilians, 14 policemen, 13 army men and one BJP worker. The protests and clashes later spread to other areas of the city's old quarters. "More than a teacher he was a friend and a guide", Malik Abdul Momin, a Master's student from the Sociology Departm...

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  • BNP Paribas Boosts N Brown Group (BWNG) Price Target to GBX 160
BNP Paribas Boosts N Brown Group (BWNG) Price Target to GBX 160

ADM underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. The company provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and fix of facilities. Therefore 71% are positive. Flotek Industries had 13 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm e...

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  • Stormy Daniels taunts Fake Donald Trump on comedy show
Stormy Daniels taunts Fake Donald Trump on comedy show

Giuliani told BuzzFeed last week that Cohen had complained after the election about not being paid by Trump for his work in silencing Daniels and that Cohen and Trump then met to work out a $35,000 monthly retainer. When Baldwin, as Mr Trump, askes Ms Daniels what he can do "for this to all go away", she replies: " A resignation". When asked on S...

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  • What's the rationale behind demand to remove Jinnah's portrait? asks Islamic body
What's the rationale behind demand to remove Jinnah's portrait? asks Islamic body

Not just that, he also questioned why Jinnah must be remembered in India when no organization in Pakistan remembers Indian leaders who played key roles in Independence. He expressed solidarity with the students and teachers of AMU and demanded immediate arrest of hooligans and strict legal action against them for vitiating the peaceful atmosphere w...

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  • On PM Modi'S-List Of Accusations Towards Congress, Tipu Sultan Jayanti
On PM Modi'S-List Of Accusations Towards Congress, Tipu Sultan Jayanti

With a Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind being appointed the country's President, the Congress has grown "uncomfortable", said Modi in his 45-minute speech in Hindi, translated in Kannada simultaneously. Accusing the Congress for stalling Parliament proceedings, PM Modi said, "Congress owes an explanation to the nation on why it is not letting Parliamen...

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  • Hawaii's Big Island on high alert after earthquakes, lava fissures
Hawaii's Big Island on high alert after earthquakes, lava fissures

Resident Ikaika Marzo told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser said: "It sounds like a jet engine". "It doesn't look like it is slowing down", he said. The observatory warned: "The opening phases of fissure eruptions are dynamic". Past volcanic eruptions, some that happened decades before, have generated lasting damage to portions of the spot. The H...

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  • Judge in Manafort case says Mueller's aim is to hurt Trump
Judge in Manafort case says Mueller's aim is to hurt Trump

Manafort dismissed or at least substantially reduced, thus undermining the scope of Robert Mueller's 'witch hunt". Manafort has made similar arguments in the District of Columbia federal court, where he faces charges of money laundering, making false statements, failing to follow lobbying disclosure laws and working as an unregistered foreign a...

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  • Buhari back in Nigeria after unscheduled 2-day stopover in London
Buhari back in Nigeria after unscheduled 2-day stopover in London

He further explained that, "the big jet is under fix". Garba Shehu , spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari , says there is a limit to the travel distance of the small plane his principal is now using. The plane can do Abuja-Washington, that's about 12 hours and the maximum the plane can fly is 12 hours, 40 minutes. "But you don't need to ...

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  • Trump's London knife crime comments ridiculous, says surgeon
Trump's London knife crime comments ridiculous, says surgeon

Marian Fitzgerald, a criminologist at the University of Kent, said although there had been a spike in knife-related deaths in London, it was a separate issue to gun control. The US President did not clarify which story he was talking about, and which hospital he was referring to. They're getting used to it. And several current and former Briti...

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  • North Korea summit plans settled
North Korea summit plans settled

Months ago, a meeting between President Donald Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un seemed impossible, but now Trump says he would like to sit down with Kim and talk about the possibility of North Korea dismantling their nuclear program and removing all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.

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  • Arizona teachers get 20 percent raise, end walkout
Arizona teachers get 20 percent raise, end walkout

They wanted more than $1 billion in education cuts fully restored, plus smaller class sizes and raises for support staff. Governor Doug Ducey signed the education and budget bills this morning, calling them a win for public education.

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  • Iran nuclear deal has been a bird in the hand
Iran nuclear deal has been a bird in the hand

For instance, in its 2015 Final Assessment on Past and Present Outstanding Issues regarding Iran's Nuclear Programme , the IAEA specifically mentions Project Amad and Iran's attempts between 2002-2003 to "integrate a new spherical payload into the existing payload chamber of the re-entry vehicle for the Shahab 3 missile".

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  • Bishop 'concerned' by Beijing's South China Sea military build up
Bishop 'concerned' by Beijing's South China Sea military build up

The United States has raised concerns with China about its latest militarization of the South China Sea and there will be near-term and long-term consequences, the White House said on Thursday. intelligence reports. She said the Chinese must understand that "they can not, and should not, be hostile, and understand that the Pacific is - a place in w...

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  • Body-cam shows tense moments after Vegas massacre
Body-cam shows tense moments after Vegas massacre

The officers then gingerly enter Paddock's hotel suite and spot some high-powered rifles resting on chairs and on both of the beds. Rifles can clearly be seen scattered throughout the room, laying on the ground as the officer walks around.

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  • Brexit war cabinet mired in trenches over customs plan
Brexit war cabinet mired in trenches over customs plan

Under the customs partnership plan, Britain would collect tariffs on the EU's behalf at ports and airports, passing on a share of the cash to Brussels. They fear it would mean the United Kingdom staying in the customs union by default. "So, there's a variety of mechanisms, but they don't require border infrastructure".

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  • Arizona Educators Stage Statewide Walkout, Demand School Funding
Arizona Educators Stage Statewide Walkout, Demand School Funding

However, some districts have indicated they may re-open Thursday. However, they will be back in class as early as Thursday if the budget passes because they said it's a good start. Thousands of striking Arizona teachers are marching around the state Capitol complex as they await debate on a state budget that gives them big raises but falls short ...

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  • Karnataka election to decide future of farmers, says Modi
Karnataka election to decide future of farmers, says Modi

PM Modi taking the spat further remarked that, "Is this your Sanskaar (culture)? this is arrogance". The Prime Minister will also campaign at Tumakuru on May 5. "This is typically how Congress does their politics", he said. "He has to tell the people of Karnataka, is he on this side, or on that side". With Karnataka election Approaching fast, the...

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  • Military plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia, first responders on scene (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Military plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia, first responders on scene (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

However, hours after the crash, Effingham County Sheriff spokeswoman Gena Bilbo said, "To our knowledge there are no survivors". The aircraft was attached to the Air Transport Wing 156 of the Muñiz Air National Guard Base. A line of C-130 Hercules aircraft prepares to depart Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 5 for mass tactical training. Next of ...

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  • Eta announces 'we have completely dissolved'
Eta announces 'we have completely dissolved'

Its last killing was in 2010 and the following year Eta announced a definitive ceasefire. ETA, whose initials stand for "Euskadi ta Askatasuna" or "Basque Homeland and Freedom" in the Basque language, wanted an independent state in northern Spain and southern France .

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  • More Midwest tornadoes possible after 26 reported since Monday
More Midwest tornadoes possible after 26 reported since Monday

At 7:05 p.m. severe thunderstorms were located along a line 10 miles northwest of Strong City, moving 40 miles per hour. Prob Severe scans storms every two minutes and determines which cells are likely to result in hail, damaging winds or tornadoes .

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  • Amazon expands Alexa hub in Boston with 2000 new jobs
Amazon expands Alexa hub in Boston with 2000 new jobs

Justin Trudeau was in Vancouver Monday as Amazon announced it's adding 3,000 new jobs to its west coast office. Amazon has unveiled plans for a major expansion in Boston's Seaport District. Now Amazon.com Inc. may give Canada's costliest market another boost. "With this bold investment, Vancouver just locked in the silver medal in the ...

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  • Trump lashes out at Dem Jon Tester for smearing Dr. Ronny Jackson
Trump lashes out at Dem Jon Tester for smearing Dr. Ronny Jackson

Tester should resign", Trump tweeted on Saturday. "I know things about Tester that I could say, too", Trump said . Jon Tester of Montana released a two-page document detailing serious allegations that Jackson excessively drank on the job , over-prescribed medication and ran a hostile work environment.

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  • At least 24 people killed in Nigeria mosque attacks
At least 24 people killed in Nigeria mosque attacks

Hospital workers told BBC that the toll could rise, and that several people were injured. Mubi resident Abdullahi Labaran said the first bomber mingled with worshippers who had gathered for prayers at the mosque at the edge of the market.

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  • Brazil fire: São Paulo building collapses in huge blaze
Brazil fire: São Paulo building collapses in huge blaze

More than 150 firefighters are battling the blaze which is thought to have been caused by a gas explosion. As firefighters worked to contain the flames, chunks of fiery debris rained down. Then squatters moved in; an Associated Press investigation past year found about 350 families living there. There have been unconfirmed reports that there we...

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  • Iran leader: United States pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis
Iran leader: United States pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis

Yet on Monday, Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi hinted that Tehran might leave the agreement first, arguing that it is "no longer sustainable for Iran in its present form, without regard to a USA exit". Pompeo's trip has included visits to Israel and Saudi Arabia thus far. After airstrikes against military bases in Syria on April...

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  • Passenger On Flight With Engine Explosion Sues Southwest Airlines
Passenger On Flight With Engine Explosion Sues Southwest Airlines

While an emergency landing was declared, the flight landed safely, ' the airline said in a press release. Dallas-based Southwest has been under intense scrutiny in the days since a CFM56-7B engine on one of its Boeing 737-700 jets blew apart during an April 17 flight, shattering a plane window and flinging shrapnel.

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  • Armenia: in addition to officially nominated as Prime Minister
Armenia: in addition to officially nominated as Prime Minister

The chamber voted 45-55 on Pashinian's nomination after a nine-hour-long session on Tuesday. All voted except for two - Aghvan Vardanyan (ARF) and Rustam Makhmoudyan ( Republican Party of Armenia ). Mr. Pashinyan has said that the main task of any interim government is organizing the next parliamentary elections. After leaving the parliament ...

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  • House of Lords inflicts Brexit defeat on May's government
House of Lords inflicts Brexit defeat on May's government

The government has committed to giving parliament a vote on the final deal, but has framed this as a choice between accepting the terms it has negotiated with Brussels and rejecting them and leaving without a deal. The former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine and former Cabinet ministers Lord Patten of Barnes and Lord Willetts were among other...

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  • 'Hottest Flashpoint in the Region': Taiwan Wants US Tanks to Counter China
'Hottest Flashpoint in the Region': Taiwan Wants US Tanks to Counter China

There are now only 19 countries with which Taiwan, or the Republic of China as it self-identifies, has formal relations. The news on the Dominican Republic switch, announced in both Beijing and Santo Domingo, drew strong and swift condemnation from Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu.

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  • Truth Has Stopped Mattering in the Russia Investigation
Truth Has Stopped Mattering in the Russia Investigation

Comey, who took detailed notes of his interactions with Trump , said later he believed Trump fired him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Mr Flynn is now cooperating with Mr Mueller's investigators. A source familiar with the matter told CNN in March that the President's legal team had created dozens of potential questions Muelle...

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  • Russian President, South Korean Leader Discuss, Praise Korean New Deal
Russian President, South Korean Leader Discuss, Praise Korean New Deal

Previous winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have included Mr Trump's predecessor Barack Obama, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai and Nelson Mandela. Trump, who has raised expectations that his meeting with Kim will deliver tangible results, said he looked forward to the encounter and expressed hope it would be productive.

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