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Source: Reuters

Trump's border wall money may come at expense of schools for...

Today 08:05 GMT

The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump’s much-debated border wall by shifting funds away from projects that include $1.2 billion for schools, childcare centers and other facilities for military children, according to a list it has provided to lawmakers.

The current school serves 108 and has an “extensive waiting list,” according to Air Force budget documents which say that if a school is not built “children will be turned away,” “directly impacting support of the F-35 mission, morale, and welfare.”

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Source: BBC

Driver hijacks school bus full of children

Today 08:05 GMT

The children, some of them tied up, were rescued through smashed windows at the back of the bus and no-one was badly hurt.

Two classes of teenagers and their adult escort were being driven from a school in Vailati di Crema to a gym but took a different route on a provincial highway apparently heading for Milan's Linate airport, local reports said. When the suspect allegedly began addressing the passengers with a knife, a boy phoned a parent, who alerted the police.

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Source: Fox News

Olivia Jade talks 'blessing' of famous parents, being grateful for education in resurfaced videos

Today 08:05 GMT

In the midst of the ongoing college admissions scandal that saw “Fuller House” actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli brought up on federal charges, old clips from their daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli, are resurfacing in a brand new light.

As a result, fans have gone back and looked at her old video content and found some clips about education and her famous, wealthy parents that now have a whole new context given what the public knows about the scandal.

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Source: The Guradian

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top

Today 08:05 GMT

During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly (Beanie Feldstein), a smart if smug overachiever desperately tying up administrative loose ends on her last day of high school.

Her film reaches the audience-friendly highs of a studio comedy while retaining an indie sensibility, both in its visuals and its tone, and coupled with the script’s rooted awareness of the moment we’re now in, it feels fresh, a film that will be rewatched and quoted, held on a pedestal by those who understand its necessity.

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Source: Fox News

USC students who may be linked to college admissions scandal can't register for classes, get transcripts, school says

Today 08:05 GMT

The school said in a statement posted to Twitter that holds have been placed on the accounts of students who may be associated with the alleged admissions scheme, meaning that they can't register for classes or obtain their transcripts pending review of their cases.

Students at the University of Southern California who may be linked to the massive college bribery scheme will be limited in what they do next while their cases are under review, school officials said Monday.

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Source: BBC

Women's Super League: Barclays agree multi-million sponsorship deal

Today 09:55 GMT

Barclays is to become the Women's Super League first ever title sponsor, in a deal the Football Association has called "the biggest ever investment in UK women's sport by a brand".

On Tuesday, BBC Sport revealed that WSL side Yeovil Town Ladies had made cuts to off-field staff and may have to revert back to part-time status because of financial concerns.

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Source: Global News

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 trailer: School’s out, welcome to summer of 1985

Today 08:05 GMT

Stranger Things is back with the first official trailer for Season 3, which returns to Netflix on July 4.. The beginning of the trailer shows Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) returning home from camp to find his electronic toys moving on their own.

‘Stranger Things’ stars reportedly land massive pay raises for Season 3. The rest of the two-minute, 47-second trailer follows everything else going on in Hawkins, Indiana while The Who’s Baba O’Riley plays in the background.

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Source: Fox News

Kentucky teen sues school for barring him from basketball because he refuses to get chickenpox vaccine

Today 00:35 GMT

A Kentucky teenager is reportedly suing his local health department for not allowing him to play basketball due to his refusal to get a chicken pox vaccine.

Jerome Kunkel, 18, has filed a lawsuit against the Northern Kentucky Health Department after an outbreak of chickenpox took place at his school, the Assumption Academy, which is associated with Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Union, KY.

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Source: The Guradian

Pilot, lawyer, medic: meet the people who turned video game careers into real ones

Today 08:04 GMT

Back in 2016, the current Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that his interest in the managerial aspect of the beautiful game came from a video game.

They were a constant presence in my life as I started studying history in high school, went on to become a Classics major in college, enrolled as an archaeology student in graduate school, and started working as a professional field archaeologist almost 20 years later.

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Source: The Guradian

How Chicago! review – peanut-brained police patrol a curdled view of America

Monday 22:45 GMT

Little of the cataclysmic events surrounding the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago – with mayor Richard J Daley’s police running amok, and the air filled with teargas and Mace – got into their art, except by way of the curdled, visceral quality of many of their images.

All alumni of, or teachers at, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the fervent era of student protest, political assassinations and the Vietnam war, the Chicago Imagists were very much of their time and place.

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Source: Global News

‘Non-Christian’ yoga program cancelled at school, former principal suing

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

An assistant principal is in the middle of a legal battle after her elementary school ended her yoga program and transferred her to another location — a move she says was prompted by parents who said the practice was not Christian.

Bonnie Cole, a Georgia educator who introduced the yoga program during the 2014-2015 school year, said she implemented breathing and stretching exercises as a way of reducing stress and encouraging relaxation in the classroom.

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Source: Fox News

Woman embraces unibrow after a lifetime of teasing, says natural look has boosted her career

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

A woman who was called a “wolf” and “Golden Arches” by school bullies because of her monobrow says she now embraces it - and is more confident than ever.

After years of painful plucking, Jones, from Atlanta, Georgia, decided to grow out her unibrow and embrace her natural beauty. In November 2017, she set herself a one-month challenge to stop grooming her brows and relaxing her hair, which was costing around $66 every six weeks.

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Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade's classmate 'not surprised' by college cheating scandal

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

A classmate of Lori Loughlin's daughter, YouTube star Olivia Jade, says she's not shocked at the family's alleged involvement with a nationwide college admissions scandal.

LORI LOUGHLIN'S DAUGHTER OLIVIA JADE HAD 'FUN' DOLING OUT COLLEGE ADMISSION ADVICE BEFORE CHEATING SCANDAL. “How does she travel for YouTube? She didn't understand how Olivia Jade, who she shared a class with and often saw in the hallways, made it all work complete with her YouTube career.

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Source: Fox News

Kentucky preschoolers sing ‘Jesus Loves Me’ as tornado rips off school’s roof

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

Rushing said the children became frightened when the power went off, but the staff helped them stay calm by singing songs with them, including ‘Jesus Loves Me’ and ‘He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands,’ according to the Baptist Press.

Zion Baptist Day Care, Michelle Rushing, told the West Kentucky Star that staff received notification of a tornado warning Thursday morning and they immediately implemented their evacuation plan, which moved all children and workers into the safe room.

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Source: Common Domain

Celebrating Bauhaus at 100

Wednesday 11:46 GMT

Now, 100 years later, it’s remarkable how far the Bauhaus’ influence has extended into the worlds of industrial, graphic, and interior design.

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