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Arizona teachers vote to go on first statewide strike

Arizona teachers plan to go on strike next week. After three days of voting, on Thursday, Arizona Education Association (AEA) and Arizona Educators United (AEU), a coalition of educators, administrations, and education support professionals, announced that teachers won’t be coming into work on April 26. According to AEA President Joe Thomas, 78 percent of school employees supported a walkout. Gov.

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Arizona teachers vote to go on first statewide strike


When it comes to fossil fuel resistance, the United States and Canada aren’t all that different

After facing prolonged resistance from indigenous communities and environmental groups, the Texas-based energy company Kinder Morgan announced in early April that it would temporarily be suspending construction of its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which would have transported tar sands oil from Alberta to the southwestern coast of British Columbia. The victory, however, was…

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When it comes to fossil fuel resistance, the United States and Canada aren’t all that different


Russia And Iran Complete First Oil-For-Goods Transfer, Extend Agreement For A Year

Nearly four years after Iran and Russia first agreed to an oil-for-goods swap agreement worth billions of dollars, RT is reporting that the first delivery of Iranian crude oil to Russia under the program has been completed, and the two sides are angling to extend the deal, possible for another five years. “The agreement is effective; it has been extended for the year, but in general, we…

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India Could Acquire Killer Drones After Donald Trump Changes US Policy | WARFAREWEB.COM

India Could Acquire Killer Drones After Donald Trump Changes US Policy NEW DELHI: India may finally be able to acquire armed drones from the United States that could transform the capabilities of the armed forces not just in strike operations against China and Pakistan over land and sea but also in operations against terrorists. This comes after the Trump administration came up with a new policy…

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DoD Officials Erred About Weapons, Fighters Used in Syria Strike Mission | WARFAREWEB.COM

The F-22 Raptor did have a role in the Syria strike after all, according to statements from U.S. Air Forces Central Command.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo: ‘I’m undocumented’ | LIBERAL.GUIDE

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) raised eyebrows recently after claiming to be an “undocumented immigrant” because his ancestors faced discrimination in the country.The (perhaps) misguided attempt at showing solidarity with the immigrant population has drawn strong criticism from advocacy groups. “I’m an Italian-American, I came from poor Italian-Americans who came here,” Cuomo said in remarks made last…

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FAA Orders Engine Inspections After Deadly Southwest Accident

Two days after a woman died and seven people were injured aboard Southwest Airlines flight 1380, the FAA has ordered inspections of fan blades on all CFM56-7B engines of the same type that were involved in Tuesday’s incident, NPR reported. Meanwhile, information about the cause of death of Jennifer Riordan, the mother of two who was killed when she was partially sucked out a shattered jet window…

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FAA Orders Engine Inspections After Deadly Southwest Accident


Global Stock Rally Fizzles As Commodity Buying Frenzy Takes Over

After yesterday’s disappointing close for US stocks, which saw the Dow close down thanks to IBM’s 7.5% plunge and after some early upside VIX manipulation, ending a 3-day upside streak and the S&P closing just barely in the green, U.S. futures are in the red this morning, after Asian shares rose and European equities were little changed. Having traded in a narrow range, S&P…

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Global Stock Rally Fizzles As Commodity Buying Frenzy Takes Over


Syria hands over two unexploded cruise missiles to Russia found after US strike — source | WARFAREWEB.COM

Syria hands over two unexploded cruise missiles to Russia found after US strike — source DAMASCUS : Two cruise missiles found unexploded by the Syrian military after the US missile strike on April 14 have been handed over to Russia, a source in the Syrian defense ministry told TASS on Thursday. “Two cruise missiles that did not detonate during the US missile strike on Syria overnight to…

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What the return of Major League Baseball means to Puerto Rico

It’s been a hellish seven months for Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria ravaged the island last year, residents have endured months without basic services such as electricity and potable water. A woefully mismanaged recovery effort brought one outrage after another, and fostered the feeling that Puerto Ricans were viewed as “second-class citizens,” in the words of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Today…

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What the return of Major League Baseball means to Puerto Rico