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Global Media Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher level maths
Author: 0 Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher level maths

Students from secondary schools in Nenagh were this Wednesday busy collecting their Leaving Certificate results, with one school saying the feedback, so far, was positive. "This is particularly valuable given the change in the points system this year". It allows pupils to secure points for college applications if they achieve between 30 and 39% in higher level papers.

Global Media Lincoln Memorial, DC Monuments Vandalized
Author: 0 Lincoln Memorial, DC Monuments Vandalized

The demonstrations and chaos that ensued resulted in three dead. On Monday, a teenager smashed the glass of a Holocaust Memorial in Boston, MA, while protesters in Durham, NC pulled down and kicked a statue memorializing Confederate soldiers.

Global Media Between Old Foe and Aggressive Ally, No Honeymoon for South Korea's Moon
Author: 0 Between Old Foe and Aggressive Ally, No Honeymoon for South Korea's Moon

Moon says that his government shares a view with Washington that the objective of strong sanctions and pressure against North Korea is to draw Pyongyang to negotiations. "We are closely monitoring every move by the United States". He also said there had been no talks or discussion of a pre-emptive war, while adding that no one could predict what might occur if diplomatic and economic methods failed.

Global Media Rick Scott contacts National Guard as Richard Spencer's UF speech nears
Author: 0 Rick Scott contacts National Guard as Richard Spencer's UF speech nears

In a public letter , UF president Kent Fuchs said no student group asked for or sponsored Spencer's speaking engagement, but the university is still obligated to let him talk. In the aforementioned announcement, President Fuchs has also urged the campus community to send a strong message by not engaging with Spencer and his group, as he explains that the message of intolerance and hate will only spread through increased media coverage.

Global Media Manila: 32 drug suspects dead in single day
Author: 0 Manila: 32 drug suspects dead in single day

Police seized 100.25 grams of suspected meth (shabu), 17 revolvers, 2 improvised shotguns, a 9mm pistol and a caliber.32 pistol, he said. Thirty-two drug suspects were killed, and more than a hundred rounded up by police in anti-drug operations across the province of Bulacan , officials said Wednesday.

Global Media Trump's 'fire and fury' over North Korea hurts his Asia allies
Author: 0 Trump's 'fire and fury' over North Korea hurts his Asia allies

President Clinton, with the help of master appeaser Jimmy Carter, negotiated an agreement with North Korea where Kim Il-sung agreed to halt the nation's nuclear weapons program. In addition, Beijing fears that the collapse of order in North Korea could lead to instability on the North Korea-China border, a potentially large influx of refugees that it would need to manage, and ultimately the potential emergence of a new pro-U.S.

Global Media CIA head expects more Nth Korea missile tests
Author: 0 CIA head expects more Nth Korea missile tests

A senior general within North Korea's leadership specified last week that four missiles would be fired into seas just short of the island - home to 163,000 American citizens and two USA military bases - upon Kim's approval, as a message to Washington of its willingness to engage.

Global Media Iran threatens to restart nuke programme
Author: 0 Iran threatens to restart nuke programme

Under the deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and signed by Tehran and major world powers - the US, France, Britain, Russia, and China, plus Germany - Tehran officially agreed to halt parts of its nuclear program and subject other sectors to increased United Nations monitoring.

Global Media Families Of Manchester Concert Bombing Victims Will Receive $324000 Each
Author: 0 Families Of Manchester Concert Bombing Victims Will Receive $324000 Each

Noel Gallagher will headline a concert in honour of victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, as the venue reopens next month for the first time since the deadly attack. On the other hand, about 96 people who spent less than a week in the hospital were given $4,500 each. Salman Abedi killed 22 people when he detonated a device as crowds left an Ariana Grande concert .

Global Media BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35
Author: 0 BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35

Bains will be making the announcement at 2:00 p.m. today from Victoria. The national average for the percentage of people earning minimum wage a year ago was 6.9%. "We're really proud of our government and our jobs plan that we were able to increase employment for youth and part of that is a strategy of trying to target programs around training and things to help support that".

Global Media LeBron James Calls Donald Trump
Author: 0 LeBron James Calls Donald Trump "The So-Called President Of The US"

Acknowledging that he can use his National Basketball Association superstar status as a platform to air his political beliefs, James went to say that the only thing for society to improve for the better is to love. James was joined on stage by his three children, singers Usher and Jordin Sparks , who performed during the event, and Cavaliers teammate J.R. Smith.

Global Media Swiss hotel sparks outrage with signs about 'Jewish guests'
Author: 0 Swiss hotel sparks outrage with signs about 'Jewish guests'

It added: "If you break the rules, I'm forced to [close] the swimming pool for you". A second sign, also addressed to "our Jewish guests", warned that they could only access the refrigerator at certain times of the day. The family who reported about the anti-Semitic signages even said that they did not dare to use the refrigerator at all because they were afraid of getting into any argument with the staff.

Global Media Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages
Author: 0 Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages

From Ashford International fares will go up by £188. Which fares will go up? This means the price of regulated rail fares will rise by 3.6% in January 2018, as under Government rules, train fares can only rise in line with the previous July's RPI.

Global Media Five Years In, What's Next For DACA?
Author: 0 Five Years In, What's Next For DACA?

They go through a very rigorous screening to be accepted into the program. A coalition of 10 red states led by Texas state Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the federal government, demanding that Washington rescind DACA by September 5.

Global Media Nawaz Sharif filed review petition against SC 28 July verdict
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif filed review petition against SC 28 July verdict

He submitted that he did not hide the documents in his nomination papers for the 2013 general elections- the reason for which the court termed him not honest and trustworthy. Therefore, he pleaded, the Supreme Court should review its decision in Panama Case, and form a larger bench in this regard. "The members of the JIT considerably overstepped authority and the court's bench assumed National Accountability Bureau's function by directing it", the petition maintains.

Global Media North Korean attack could escalate to war
Author: 0 North Korean attack could escalate to war

Mr Kim was seen looking at a map labelled "Strategic Force's Firing Strike Plan", which showed a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, then flying over Japan and ending near Guam, as Pyongyang announced last week.

Global Media Kenya election official stopped from flying to US
Author: 0 Kenya election official stopped from flying to US

The human rights commission rightly underlined the need for the electoral commission to make the paper tally forms public on its website. They have not commented on this case. The U.S. government has called on Kenyans to shun post-election violence following days of mostly empty streets after the conclusion of the general elections on August 8.

Global Media Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks
Author: 0 Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks

Oil investors, however, had little to celebrate with daily declines of more than 2 percent. Gains were broad-based, with the S&P financial sector rising 1.60 percent and the technology index 1.39 percent, putting the S&P index on track for its biggest single-day percentage gain in almost four months.

Global Media BC Government ends Grizzly Bear trophy hunting
Author: 0 BC Government ends Grizzly Bear trophy hunting

Trophy hunting results in high wounding rates, with wild animals routinely left to suffer for extended periods of time before hunters retrieve them. But the problem facing grizzly bears, like so many species across the province, is much broader than hunting.

Global Media Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill expanding reporting requirements for abortion complications
Author: 0 Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill expanding reporting requirements for abortion complications

Abortion rights groups said they plan a court fight to prevent it from becoming law. In addition to the "rape insurance" bill, Abbott also signed another abortion restriction that was on his wish list, one that requires abortion providers to share with the state detailed patient information when complications occur (the state already mandated abortion complication reporting).

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