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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... such as the need for more English-language instruction, and cultural ones, such as changing menus to reflect tastes. But it also raises complex societal questions that often fall to school systems ... with the government to end an investigation into discrimination against English-language learners. In May, police had to break up a fight between Hispanic and black students at a school in Streamwood, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570738/hispanic-children-fastest-growing-numbers-us-public-schools-system
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US army opens gruelling ranger school to women soldiers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Opening up gruelling training part of policy to let female troops into ground combat US Army's ranger school open to women The US Army is inviting women soldiers to apply to its gruelling ranger school as part of the military's effort to open the door to women serving in ground combat roles. The special-operations school has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593992/us-army-opens-gruelling-ranger-school-women-soldiers
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Founder of charity caring for retired circus elephants trampled to death

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... Sheriff's Office said they found James Laurita, 56, unresponsive on Tuesday in the barn at the foundation in Hope, about 140km northeast of Portland, in the US state of Maine. Laurita appeared to have fallen before one of the foundation's two elephants apparently stepped on him, police said, citing a medical examiner's report. Tending to the animals was part of Laurita's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589500/founder-charity-caring-retired-circus-elephants-trampled-death
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    State of emergency declared in Arizona as record floods kill one

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:22pm by NYT

    ... Deadly deluge Vehicles are stranded in floodwaters after record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of the US state of Arizona. Governor Jan Brewer declared a state of emergency on Monday as floodwaters led to one death, turned portions of a Phoenix interstate highway into a canal, and forced the closure of dozens of schools and the House of Representatives. In Tucson, a woman died after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588854/state-emergency-declared-arizona-record-floods-kill-one
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    They finally said 'I do': gay couple marry in Iowa after 72 years together

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... that's their problem." Boyack taught at schools across Iowa until the couple settled in Davenport. Dubes, meanwhile, did administrative work for a local newspaper and then a scrap metal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589499/they-finally-said-i-do-gay-couple-marry-iowa-after-72-years-together
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Ferguson, Missouri Shooting of Michael Brown brought out frustrations stemming from unemployment, bad schools and white domination of a largely black area The spark ... schools have struggled. Yet local governments, slow to evolve, are staffed mostly by whites, unlike the people they represent. That has created a chasm between whites and the local black ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576250/suburbanisation-poverty-spark-lit-fire-ferguson
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing-bound flight returns to US after 'parental kidnapping'

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by WASHPOST

    ... to an affidavit by an FBI agent, Liu told the boy's father that her grandmother was dying, so she and the boy were flying back to China. The father told her the child could not go because of school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586753/alleged-parental-kidnapping-forces-beijing-bound-flight-return-us
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US gun dealers report huge AK-47 sales after Russia sanctions ban

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:05pm by WASHPOST

    ... after the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, some dealers even sold out of ammunition. "The great irony here is that the threat of regulation has the perverse effect of stimulating sales, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583078/us-gun-dealers-report-huge-ak-47-sales-after-russia-sanctions-ban
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    6.0-magnitude earthquake critically injures 3 people in Napa, California

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... centre was set up at a high school and crews were assessing damage to homes. The shaking emptied cabinets in homes and store shelves, set off car alarms and had residents of neighbouring Sonoma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580490/60-magnitude-earthquake-critically-injures-3-people-napa-california
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    When two very different lives collided in Ferguson, Missouri

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... a vocational school. Wilson was in his fourth year on the police force after working for two years on a force nearby. He lives some distance away in the suburb of Crestwood. The fraught relationship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575631/when-two-very-different-lives-collided-ferguson-missouri

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