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OECD report: Estonia spends less than average on teachers, students

OECD report: Estonia spends less than average on teachers, students

The OECD released its 456-page " Education at a Glance 2017 " report on Tuesday. While education in general receives relatively as much funding in Estonia as in other OECD countries, less money ...

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U.S. threatens to act against any country doing trade with N Korea

U.S. threatens to act against any country doing trade with N Korea

Trump said that he believed he and Xi are on the same page following what he described as a "very, very frank and very strong phone call ". "He doesn't want to see what's happening there, either", ...

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Trump says North Korea sanctions just the beginning

Trump says North Korea sanctions just the beginning

Monday's USA -backed Security Council resolution imposed the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea in order to ramp up economic pressure in response to its latest nuclear test. But the Security Co...

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North Korea issues threat ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

North Korea issues threat ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

It also retained an item that allows member states to interdict North Korean vessels if they have been flagged by a Security Council commission. Kim's apparent interest in cryptocurrencies comes a...

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Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

During peak hurricane season - right now - it's not at all uncommon to see one, two, or in this case, three tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic. Irma hit several Caribbean islands on Wednes...

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India hits back on United Nations rights chief's remark on Rohingyas

India hits back on United Nations rights chief's remark on Rohingyas

India on Tuesday strongly rebutted criticism by the United Nations Human Rights Council of its handling of the issue of Rohingya Muslims, saying it was based on selective and inaccurate reports and st...

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Tears, relief as Canadians return home from Irma-hit areas

Tears, relief as Canadians return home from Irma-hit areas

It was an emotional homecoming for hundreds of Canadians arriving at Toronto's Pearson Airport Monday night, after weathering the brunt of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. Passenger Andrew Trozzi said...

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Former 21 News anchor braces for Hurricane Irma

Former 21 News anchor braces for Hurricane Irma

Around 5.7 million homes and businesses in the state are without power. The category 3 Hurricane Irma has already left three people in Florida dead and over 3 million households without powe...

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A Day of Remembrance: President Trump and Thousands Pause for 9/11 Anniversary

A Day of Remembrance: President Trump and Thousands Pause for 9/11 Anniversary

Trump reportedly phoned into New Jersey's WWOR-TV/UPN 9 News on 9/11 to discuss the horrific attacks that had taken place just hours earlier. Vice President Mike Pence is addressing the family an...

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China and Russia accept sanctions against North Korea

Han said North Korea is "ready to use a form of ultimate means" but did not elaborate, Reuters reported . "The next measures to be taken by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea will bring ...

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Archbishop of Yangon calls on Myanmar government to seek peace

Archbishop of Yangon calls on Myanmar government to seek peace

Rohingya are however considered to be stateless , because the Myanmar Government officially considers the ethnic minority to be illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. The BBC has spoken to Rohingyas maimed...

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Trump could visit China in November

Trump could visit China in November

The move by the Security Council slaps a ban on textile exports and restricts shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test . The textile ban is significant. ...

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Trump to dine with Democrats, Republicans as administration pushes tax reform

Trump to dine with Democrats, Republicans as administration pushes tax reform

Politico reported Tuesday that congressional Republicans haven't seen any details on what the policy would look like and are concerned they may eventually have to vote on top-down legislation they ha...

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Irma continues inland: Our area to feel impacts into Tuesday

Irma continues inland: Our area to feel impacts into Tuesday

Instead, all that the region saw was light to occasionally moderate rain - a little more than half of an inch, according to the National Weather Service's radar estimates - and winds that did not ...

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KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Raised to "Hold" By Research Firm Zacks

It has outperformed by 40.08% the S&P500. Among 14 analysts covering ABB Ltd ( NYSE:ABB ), 7 have Buy rating , 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. With a solid performance through the ye...

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North Korea's nuclear weapons programme must be halted, Defence Secretary says

North Korea's nuclear weapons programme must be halted, Defence Secretary says

What did Vladimir Putin say about sanctions? Chief among this is his failure to mention that the North's invasion of the South was abetted by its ideological allies- China and, to a lesser ext...

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North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

Russian Federation has said sanctions aren't working and President Vladimir Putin expressed concern that a total oil cut-off could hurt the North Korean people. As for the North Koreans, their officia...

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Wisconsin set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

Wisconsin set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

Foxconn plans to invest up to $10 billion to build a flat-screen production factory in Wisconsin that would initially employ 3,000 but the company said could grow to 13,000. If the bill passes the A...

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Four killed in firing incident near Quetta

Four killed in firing incident near Quetta

Unidentified gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on a vehicle, killing four members of a minority Shia Hazara family, including a 12-year-old boy, in Pakistan's Balochistan, the latest bout of sectari...

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MA will hit Equifax with first state lawsuit over data breach

MA will hit Equifax with first state lawsuit over data breach

Yahoo gave up info on over one billion accounts, but it didn't have social security and drivers license numbers. Around 209,000 individuals had their credit card numbers stolen. There could be action ...

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Top UK Officials Believe Iran Helped North Korea Advance its Nuke Program

Top UK Officials Believe Iran Helped North Korea Advance its Nuke Program

The global community continues its efforts to stop Pyongyang from developing its missile program and nuclear tests while tensions between the United States and North Korea have reached the peak. R...

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Two More Hurricanes Approach In The Atlantic

Two More Hurricanes Approach In The Atlantic

Hurricane Irma formed late last week in the middle of the Atlantic, and Tropical Storm Jose formed earlier this week not far behind Irma . Katia is now located about 185 miles east of Tampico,...

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S'Africa accept Federation Internationale de Football Association order to replay WCQ against Senegal

S'Africa accept Federation Internationale de Football Association order to replay WCQ against Senegal

Federation Internationale de Football Association gave Lamptey a life ban for match manipulation and his appeal to worldwide sport judicial body CAS was rejected.The replay order means South Africa mu...

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Hurricane Irma: South Cape resident boarded up, but not too anxious

Hurricane Irma: South Cape resident boarded up, but not too anxious

The National Hurricane Center predicted the storm would cross Monday into southwest Georgia, where a hurricane warning was in effect for a large rural area including the cities of Albany and Vald...

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Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter — FLASHBACK

Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter — FLASHBACK

Trump attacked Tur in response to an early December tweet in which she said Trump "ends speech abruptly and leaves stage" after he was interrupted by Black Lives Matter protestors at a campaign ev...

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Florida Keys Damage By Hurricane Irma Detailed In First Pictures And Videos

Florida Keys Damage By Hurricane Irma Detailed In First Pictures And Videos

As Irma moves inland, more than 45 million people will face tropical storm conditions. But Irma's maximum sustained winds have dropped to around 70 miles per hour (110 km/h), and the storm is ex...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma creeps ever closer to Florida

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma creeps ever closer to Florida

The Tampa Bay region will have one more day of relative calm before the effects of Hurricane Irma blow through the state, producing powerful winds and potentially devastating storm surge . Risk...

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Hurricane Irma May Cause Problems for East Coast Energy Infrastructure

Hurricane Irma May Cause Problems for East Coast Energy Infrastructure

Gale-force winds could cause trouble for boaters near the coast, but other than some rip-current warnings, no weather advisories are now in effect anywhere in North Carolina from Irma . Saturday. ...

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Hurricane Irma turns Florida into a 'war zone'

Hurricane Irma turns Florida into a 'war zone'

The NHC said the storm "is still life-threatening with unsafe storm surge, wind and heavy rains". Convoys of utility trucks were pictured making their way down 1-95 through Orlando towards the Flori...

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Hurricane Irma leaves almost 6 million without power in Florida

Hurricane Irma leaves almost 6 million without power in Florida

Irma is now moving away from the coast of Cuba and is making landfall on the Florida Keys, which forms the southernmost portion of the state. Storm surges also swamped some coastal areas in Georg...

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Judge Who Wore MAGA Hat Gets Suspended

Judge Who Wore MAGA Hat Gets Suspended

Suspension without pay is the most serious sanction the OJC can impose short of removal from office. Judges must conduct themselves so as to avoid any perception that the administration of justice w...

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Rebel Wilson awarded A$4.5m in magazine defamation case

Rebel Wilson awarded A$4.5m in magazine defamation case

Her lawyers had argued she should get more than $7 million because Wilson had missed out on major Hollywood film roles following what was described as a "malicious, deliberate take-down". Claimants ca...

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House sends resolution urging Trump to condemn white supremacists

House sends resolution urging Trump to condemn white supremacists

The resolution formally condemns "the racist violence and domestic terrorist attack" in Charlottesville, where a auto suspected of being driven by a white supremacist sympathizer rammed into a vehicl...

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Gas shortages spread north with Irma as Florida struggles to refuel

Gas shortages spread north with Irma as Florida struggles to refuel

More than 1.3 million people across the state were without power Tuesday at noon. Irma hit Florida on Sunday, before weakening to a tropical storm as it moved north on Monday. On the west coast o...

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Family Of Australian Woman Killed By Minneapolis Police Seeks Justice

Family Of Australian Woman Killed By Minneapolis Police Seeks Justice

A search warrant filed publicly earlier this month showed an investigator with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was seeking Noor's background records, including pre-employment psycholog...

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Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose

Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose

Monica Cortez, of NC9 Today , said while Hurricane Jose was "not expected to hit Florida", meteorologists were keeping a "very close eye" on the storm. Little change in strength is forecast during ...

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McConnell Says Democrats' Glee on Debt Limit Deal Was Premature

As a result, Thune said, that postponement of the debt ceiling debate "does increase the likelihood that we will get a spending bill that's going to be more to our liking". Trump and Senate Minority...

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U.S. calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

U.S. calls Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

China has always been accused of lax enforcement of United Nations sanctions on North Korea , and US President Donald Trump complained earlier this year that trade between the two countries surg...

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North Korea Sanctions Will Cut Fuel Imports - But Not Oil

On Sept. 3, North Korea detonated what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb that can fit on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). In separate discussions with China , Washington officials are...

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EU, Britain delay next round of Brexit talks because of May speech

EU, Britain delay next round of Brexit talks because of May speech

The U.K. lays out its position on future security cooperation with the European Union in a paper to be published Tuesday in which it emphasizes the mutual benefits of working across the Brexit div...

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