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Covington Catholic HS Closed Tuesday to Protect Students from Backlash

Covington Catholic HS Closed Tuesday to Protect Students from BacklashCovington Catholic High School cancelled classes Tuesday in response to the torrent of outrage and harassment directed at a group of its students who were captured on video in a tense confrontation with an elderly Native American man near the Lincoln Memorial during Saturday’s March for Life. “After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed on Tuesday, January 22, in order to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff,” read an email from school principal Robert Rowe to parents, obtained by Fox 19. Students, parents, faculty and staff are not to be on campus for any reason.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 12:31 PM

Ex-U.S. marine jailed in Russia for spying was misled: lawyer

Ex-U.S. marine jailed in Russia for spying was misled: lawyerRussia's Federal Security Service detained Paul Whelan, who holds U.S., British, Canadian and Irish passports, in a Moscow hotel room on Dec. 28. Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday, where a judge rejected releasing him on bail. Whelan, who denies the charges, was detained after receiving a thumb drive containing a list of all the employees of a secret Russian state agency, the Russian online news portal Rosbalt.ru reported this month.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 3:59 PM

Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives land spots on powerful committee poised to investigate Trump

Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives land spots on powerful committee poised to investigate TrumpReps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib were among the outspoken progressive appointments to the influential Oversight and Reform committee, which is poised to investigate Trump under new Democrat leadership.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 8:11 AM

Photos: Niagara Falls transforms into majestic winter wonderland following Arctic blast

Photos: Niagara Falls transforms into majestic winter wonderland following Arctic blastThe frigid conditions in recent weeks have covered the Niagara Falls with snow and ice. Despite the cold, many tourists have visited and have snapped breathtaking photos of the winter display.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 11:11 AM

Shooter Charged with Manslaughter After Fatally Shooting Woman He Allegedly Thought Was Deer

Shooter Charged with Manslaughter After Fatally Shooting Woman He Allegedly Thought Was DeerA 61-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after shooting and killing a woman he mistook for a deer last year.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 6:53 PM

Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legal

Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legalBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president said on Tuesday that a government decree that could invalidate hundreds of corruption cases involving senior officials is "crassly unconstitutional," a development that also prompted concern from the European Union.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 4:47 PM

Shutdown hits national security employees across government

Shutdown hits national security employees across governmentOfficials serving in intelligence and national security roles in the FBI; the departments of Homeland Security, State and Justice; and other agencies have large numbers of employees either furloughed or working but not being paid.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 4:50 PM

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with districtLos Angeles public school teachers reached a tentative settlement with school officials Tuesday in order to end a weeklong strike that has affected some 500,000 students. The settlement -- reached after 21 hours of marathon talks that ended early Tuesday -- was set to be voted on by the roughly 30,000 members of the teachers union later in the day and classes are due to resume on Wednesday. "The strike nobody wanted is now behind us," Los Angeles United School District superintendent Austin Beutner said at a joint press conference with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alex Caputo-Pearl, the president of United Teachers Los Angeles.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 5:32 PM

Photos From Our Drive of the New 2020 Porsche 911

Photos From Our Drive of the New 2020 Porsche 911




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 4:44 PM

Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officials

Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officialsMEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week has risen to 94, government officials said on Tuesday, from 91 reported a day earlier https://reut.rs/2FGojjO. The explosion last Friday occurred as about 800 people in Hidalgo state's Tlahuelilpan district were collecting gasoline that was gushing from a pipeline leak near a major refinery. ...




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 9:01 AM

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