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Hartlepool education bosses reassure parents over places 'crisis'


Council bosses have assured parents in Hartlepool that there will be enough secondary school places in the future. Cllr Ray Gooding, Essex County Council's cabinet member for education , said: "We have a fantastic track record of investment in new school places in Essex and spent about £74million creating more than 2,500 places for the new academic year". Lire la suite »

SC likely to hear plea on Bofors graft tomorrow


In the July 28 letter to the ED, Agarwal had claimed that the alleged crimes were committed continuously until 2006, when two London accounts held by Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrochi, who was accused as being one of the middlemen in the deal, were unfrozen. Lire la suite »

CCTV shows horrific moment delivery driver is squirted with corrosive substance


The incident happened on Tuesday, 2 May around 6:20pm in Dane Place, Bow in east London. When the driver said he had no money the man sprayed him in the face with something that smelled like ammonia. Detectives from the Tower Hamlets criminal investigation department are investigating the attack. He was on a black hybrid cycle. "This was a awful assault on a takeaway delivery driver in the early evening". Lire la suite »

Kenya shilling drops after Supreme Court annuls election


The president had won a second term with 54 percent of the vote in August's election. Odinga's lawyer had asked the court to invalidate Kenyatta's win, saying a scrutiny of the forms used to tally the votes had anomalies that affected almost 5 million votes. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court to deliver ruling at 11am


Kenya has a history of disputed elections. Judge David Maranga, announcing the verdict, said: "The declaration (of Kenyatta's win) is invalid, null and void". Supporters of the NASA (National Super Alliance) thronged the Central Business District in celebration after the Supreme Court ruling. The president's chief lawyer, Ahmednassir Abdulahi, told the court the quashing of the result was a "very political decision", but said they would live with the consequences. Lire la suite »

Houston Chief Gets Emotional Recalling Officer


Art Acavedo, the Houston Police Chief, said anyone who does not abide by the curfew will be subject to questioning, searches, and arrests, CBS Houston reports . "We look forward to giving this man the honor he deserves at his funeral". "He has that in his DNA", Acevedo said. Sgt. Perez passed away two days before his 61st birthday. Lire la suite »

Kenya : Raila Odinga dépose finalement un recours


Celui-ci conteste la victoire du président sortant Uhuru Kenyatta lors du scrutin du 8 août . "Une élection doit être conduite conformément à la loi " et les irrégularités constatées "ne peuvent pas être considérées comme des infractions mineures", a déclaré devant la Cour James Orengo, l'avocat principal de l'opposition, qui est aussi l'un des hauts dirigeants de Nasa. Lire la suite »

Bechtel takes over troubled USA nuclear project


The Georgia PSC has already approved US$5.68 billion in capital costs for Georgia Power's share of the project. "The two new units at Plant Vogtle will be in service for 60 to 80 years and will add another low-priced, carbon-free energy source to our already diverse fuel mix". Lire la suite »

Betsy DeVos to speak at Michigan Republican conference

DeVos was last in Michigan Aug. 1, when she toured Grand Rapids Community College and spoke at the Van Andel Education Institute. DeVos, a wealthy school reform advocate tapped for the education post by President Donald Trump, hails from west MI and previously served as chair of the state party. Lire la suite »

Michelle Carter Is Appealing Her Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction


Her attorneys, led by Joseph Cataldo, have now filed a document with the Juvenile Court Division in Bristol County that officially starts the appeal process. "Like I don't get why you aren't". Experts say some common warning signs of suicide include discussing a desire to die or feeling anxious or hopeless, like a burden, or trapped or in pain; withdrawing from others; extreme mood swings, including anger and recklessness; and abnormal sleep patterns (sleeping too much or too little). Lire la suite »

Census shows 73% of Donegal commuters travel to work by vehicle


Commuters in Longford had an average travel time of 26.4 minutes, compared to 25.0 minutes in 2011. The numbers walking to work increased by 4,570 to 175,080, accounting for 9.3% of the commuting population. Those in counties bordering Dublin had the longest average commuting time nationally, with those in Meath and Wicklow travelling for nearly 35 minutes. Lire la suite »

Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds vehicle sales tax


The measure also mandates that tax proposals appear on general election ballots (as opposed to primary or special elections). The superior court disagreed and denied the writ, but the Court of Appeal reversed, holding that Proposition 218 only governs taxes that are imposed by "local government" and thus does not apply to an initiative adopted by the voters . Lire la suite »

Mexico Will Pay for the Wall - 'It May Be Through Reimbursement'


The bill proposes an $ 876 million cut to disaster relief accounts, according to TIME . There's only $2.3 billion remaining in federal disaster coffers. Ryan (R-Wis.) have been clear that they don't want a shutdown. 'We still haven't received any response, ' an unnamed representative said. Even legislation to approve disaster aid has proven contentious in the past. Lire la suite »

La réforme en 8 mesures — Code du travail

Les indemnités légales de licenciement sont augmentées à 1/4 de mois de salaire par année d'ancienneté, contre 1/5 de mois aujourd'hui. Fixé à un mois de salaire pour moins d'un an d'ancienneté, ce plafond augmente d'un mois supplémentaire par année jusqu'à 10 ans, puis d'un demi-mois par année, sans dépasser 20 mois. Lire la suite »

Missing man found in West Battle Lake


Akinboro, 39, was reported missing August 26 after he had taken a Jet-Ski out. The Jet Ski and his life jacket were recovered earlier from the lake. A family member later found the Jet-Ski drifting and Akinboro missing. Lire la suite »

Teacher slaps student 40 times in 3 minutes


She was also seen pushing the child against the bench. As Ritesh was trying to get up, the teacher mercilessly dragged him and banged his head against the black board. It was reported that the incident took place on Tuesday in the Lucknow's St. John Vianny School, where a teacher named V. Ritika John lost her temper when the little boy didn't respond to the attendance call and started slapping him for 40 times. Lire la suite »

Engineer Gets Two Years for Stealing Nuclear Tech for China


Department of Energy. All of this required prior authorization from the Department of Energy, which Ho did not have. An April 2016 indictment charged Ho; China General Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC), the largest nuclear power company in China, and Energy Technology International (ETI), a DE corporation, with these offenses. Lire la suite »

Lawsuit over Trump's 1st attempt to ban travel is settled


The settlement - which was agreed to over a conference call Tuesday and filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York - addresses the predicaments of an undisclosed number of travelers who were blocked from entering the country in the hours between Trump's issuance of the travel order on January 27 and a federal judge's issuance of a temporary injunction the next day halting enforcement of the order . Lire la suite »

School exam rules to be reviewed after cheat row


Top teachers are often invited to help write exam papers as they are considered "subject specialists". Mr Gibb told The Daily Telegraph said: "The public must have confidence in the integrity of the exam system and cheating of any kind is unacceptable". Lire la suite »