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New Capitol showdown looms over IL school funding plan

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Ahead Rauner's Capitol news conference, Democrats backing the measure called for Rauner to sign it, instead of rewriting it. "Students, parents, teachers and taxpayers have waited long enough", he said. Lawmakers from both parties agree the 20-year-old calculation now used to fund public schools in IL is unfair and forces school districts to rely heavily on property taxes, creating huge disparities in per-student funding. Read More »

Body of UNR Player Found in Lake Tahoe

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Ma, who is from Honolulu, Hawaii, was only wearing swim trunks and was not wearing a life jacket, officials said. More than a year after Ma disappeared on the expansive Sierra lake, Ma's family hired nonprofit search and rescue group Bruce 's Legacy to help locate their son. Read More »

Suzuka 8-hour: PH2

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The R1 factory team started from pole position and never really looked back, finishing the race almost a lap ahead of the second placed Kawasaki Team Green, managing to complete 216 laps, just two off the race record. An hour later MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO Honda's victory hopes were halted as Nakagami dropped the new Fireblade necessitating a pit stop for a change of lighting, and, later on, bodywork. Read More »

Superstar Aamir Khan donates Rs 25 lakhs for flood relief in Assam

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The prime minister announced ex-gratia assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of those who died in the floods and Rs 50,000 each to those who were seriously injured. "We have assessed our damage and it is Rs 700 crore". He is also scheduled to hold talks with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal where PM Modi will take up matters related to flood management and protection along with damage control. Read More »

NGOs divided by Italy's new rescue code

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Humanitarian groups sought changes in the government's draft, objecting especially to rules requiring that they allow armed police to board their vessels and that they don't transfer migrants to other ships, but bring them back to port themselves. Read More »

100 years on: Passchendaele remembered

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PRINCE WILLIAM admitted he had a "proper teary moment" during the centenary tribute to soldiers who died at Passchendaele. "Numerous soldiers from all over Ireland who died at Ypres are commemorated on this finest of war memorials". They left behind loved ones whose hearts were broken by such a devastating loss. "Members of our families; our regiments; our nations; all sacrificed everything for the lives we live today", the duke said, according to the BBC . Read More »

Record de chaleur nocturne en France métropolitaine

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La nuit du 31 juillet au 1er aout 2017 a été très chaude dans le sud-est du pays. C'est un nouveau record nocturne pour la France métropolitaine qui a été enregistré, le dernier datant de 2003. La température minimale enregistrée à Marignana est de 30.5, à Pila Canale était de 28.8°C et à Sartene de 27.7°C. Le précédent record nocturne - 30,3°C - avait été enregistré à Menton (Alpes-Maritimes) pendant la canicule de 2003 , a précisé l'organisme de prévisions. Read More »

Mumbai University fails to meet chancellor's deadline to declare already delayed results

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Officials from University of Mumbai (MU) confirmed that 173 results, including third-year BSc (semesters 5 and 6), were declared on July 31. "Around 90,000 answer sheets are yet to be evaluated", Khan said. Candidates are urged to monitor the official website of the University and check the result as and when it is released. Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant stated that the situation is extremely serious he alleged that the RSS has held the education system in Mumbai and RSS ... Read More »

Trump Administration Mulls Afghanistan Drawback After Prior Indications Of Expansion

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After previously indicating that troop totals would likely be expanding in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is considering reversing that policy after the Pentagon failed to rally much support behind their initial proposal. "Our troops deserve better", said McCain, who is chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. John McCain issued a statement Monday saying that he will produce a military strategy for Afghanistan in September, if President Donald Trump has no plan ... Read More »

Suspect in murder of Minnesota financial adviser arrested after manhunt

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Meanwhile, the victim's auto was found Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds, east of St. Paul, police said. "My granddaughter said, 'There is a guy who killed someone who dropped his auto at the fairgrounds, ' and I said, 'We will call the sheriff when we get there and he can go through the house, because I am not going through the house, '" Converse said. Read More »

Video of shark 'dragged behind speedboat' in waters off Miami sparks outrage

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The agency's law enforcement division is investigating all complaints, but no charges have been announced. "However, the FWC would like to state that that the lack of respect shown in this video for our precious natural resources is disheartening and disturbing, and is not representative of conservation-minded anglers around the world", Klepper said. Read More »

The Hornets Unveiled Their First Two Official Jordan Brand Uniforms

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On Monday, it was the Charlotte Hornets' turn to unveil two of their new uniforms for the upcoming season - the white Association and teal Icon editions . The Icon Edition , previously known as the road uniform, represents the rich heritage and iconic identity that exists within each franchise. Nike and the National Basketball Association worked together to create four core uniforms for each team, classified as "editions", which draw from the rich heritage of the National Basketball ... Read More »

Grand Theft Auto Space

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A handful of hardcore " GTA " fans are putting together " Grand Theft Auto Space", and it looks to be coming along quite well if a new trailer is any indication. "This life was not the friendly life we would like to believe", states the synopsis. There's been no shortage of insane and incredible mods made for Grand Theft Auto V , but majority stay within the bounds of San Andreas. Read More »

Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump'

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He's a person who is now all but running for governor in the state of OH, and he's sitting in federal office right now. Cordray has been mentioned as a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2018 OH governor's race, although he has yet to announce his plans for that race. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi invites ideas for his speech on August 15

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The voice is of 125 crore Indians", Modi tweeted. "Share your ideas for the speech on 15th August, on the specially created open forum on the NM App", Modi said. "We have to come together and resolve to let filth quit India, poverty quit India, corruption quit India, terrorism quit India, casteism quit India and communalism quit India", he said. Read More »

Kim Kardashian West Is Being Sued Over A Selfie Case

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However, a representative for Kim has insisted she has done "absolutely nothing wrong". Kardashian herself hasn't commented on the lawsuit. Snaplight is asking the court to stop the reality star from further promoting and using the LuMee cases. Read More »

Teen farm worker killed by bull in Dalyup near Esperance

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The woman is believed to have been struck into a fence railing by a bull she was herding. The family said they were devastated by the sudden loss of their attractive daughter Alexandra. She was also a compassionate person who cared deeply about her world and the living things she shared it with. The family thanked paramedics and hospital staff for trying to save Alexandra. Read More »