Term-time holidays: Where most children were absent – BBC News

March 27, 2017

… pupil. In areas like Warrington and East Riding, family holidays made up almost half of all missed school sessions. @media only screen and (min-width: 1px) { .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper { background-image: none; } .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper .ns_inner_wrapper { max-width: 100%; padding: 0; } } @media only screen and (min-width: 480px) { .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper .ns_inner_wrapper { max-width: 45%; padding: …

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Anti-IS fighter family probed by police – BBC News

March 26, 2017

media captionKimberley Taylor speaking to BBC News from Raqqa in February 2017 An anti-IS fighter who travelled to Syria from Blackburn has claimed her family is being threatened with prosecution. Kimberley Taylor – the first known British woman to fight against IS – joined Kurdish forces in the battle to reclaim Raqqa in March 2016. Ms Taylor claims her parent’s laptops and phones have been taken away and not returned for a month. She claims that her family are “afraid …

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Grieving father: ‘I don’t play Trump songs anymore’

March 23, 2017

(CNN)Last year, Kraig Moss sold the equipment for his construction business in upstate New York and stopped making mortgage payments so he could follow Donald Trump on the campaign trail. The amateur country crooner sang pro-Trump ditties while strumming a guitar emblazoned with Trump campaign stickers, earning him the moniker “Trump Troubadour.” International media dubbed him “the voice of unheard America.” See the latest news and share your comments with …

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Fox News Benches Andrew Napolitano Over Trump Wiretap Claims

March 22, 2017

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Rep. Turner calls Comey hearing ‘highly speculative’

March 21, 2017

… “This is an important issue and it does need to be addressed, but it certainly shouldn’t be played out in the media.” Monday’s hearing also touched on President Trump’s claim that his Trump Tower phone lines had been tapped by former President Barack Obama, which Comey said didn’t happen. In light of that, the “OutFront” host asked Turner about Trump’s next move. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Marion Cotillard And Guillaume Canet Welcome Baby Girl

March 21, 2017

… affecting people I love, I have to speak up. Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting. He is my love, my best friend, the only one that I need. Secondly to those who have indicated that I am devastated, I am very well thank you. This crafted conversation isn't distressing. And to all the media and the haters who are quick to pass judgment, I sincerely wish you a swift recovery. Finally, I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… them. The apparent lack of evidence for Trump’s claims is causing consternation among the President’s Republican allies and Democrats alike, and speculation about how he will respond if Comey testifies that they are baseless. His unrepentant Friday news conference suggests the President will simply quadruple down on his claims, and ignore evidence against him. Such is the depth of feeling in Trump world that he is the victim of a plot by the establishment and the media to undermine …

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Clashes break out in Damascus after a surprise attack

March 20, 2017

(CNN)Syrian rebel groups launched a surprise attack on regime forces on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, according to opposition groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state media. Clashes broke out in the Syrian capital, which has not seen such attacks in months, if not years, said SOHR Director Rami Abdel Rahman. The rebel fighters began the attack from the district of Jobar in northeastern Damascus, an area split between rebel and government control. The …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… conference – while hammering away at the Tories. This could have a knock-on effect in particular in the council elections – the Greens had been campaigning hard for that vote to be about local issues, but it’s hard to imagine constitutional issues won’t dominate on the doorsteps now. Measuring mandates media captionBlocking a Scottish referendum ‘would be undemocratic’ Ms Sturgeon argues that she has a “cast iron mandate” to push for a referendum …

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CNN’s Brian Stelter Slams Trump For Being A ‘Fox News Presidency’

March 19, 2017

CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter accused the White House of being the Fox News presidency on Saturday, despite President Donald Trumps recent attempt to blame the network forunsubstantiated claimsthat Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election. Whitfield noted that while the network has tried to distance itself from the wiretapping claim made by its analyst, Judge Andrew Napolitano, she found the shift of blame interesting given Fox News and Trumps rather cozy relationship. …

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Why Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ just made history

March 15, 2017

… filmmaking is transitioning, with today’s technology, and groundbreaking ways to consume media, if Hollywood doesn’t catch up to the rest of the country, major movie studios stand to lose millions. Lastly, here is a reason why “Get Out” has hit all the right notes. Similar to the release of Wes Craven’s “Scream,” or Tobe Hooper’s “Poltergeist,” the film perfectly captures the fears of the culture at the moment of its release. Join us …

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