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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before Senate subcommittee

When it comes to protecting students with disabilities from discrimination, schools take their cues from three separate federal laws: the Americans With Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.

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Would-be shoplifter jammed 15 quarts of oil in trousers, deputies say

A rotund Floridian shoplifter was busted with 15 bottles of engine oil and dozens of DVDs stuffed into his baggy jeans last week. The whole incident was caught on security cameras. By the way, he allegedly did all this while a sheriff's office detective was sitting in a patrol auto in the parking lot. The detective says the man then proceeded to put several discounted DVDs down his trousers as well.

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James Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end FBI's Russian Federation probe

FBI Director James Comey may testify in an open Senate hearing as soon as next week, while on the House side of the Russian Federation investigation subpoenas were approved for several individuals including former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn .

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3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

The names of the victims have not yet been released. The mill, which processes corn for ethanol and other uses, was cited in January 2011 for exposing its workers to dust explosion hazards, according to U.S. Authorities say 16 people were inside the plant at the time. Authorities said about a dozen people were injured in the blast, though no details about the injuries have been released.

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Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO

The film is set to be based off of Joe Posnanski's book, Paterno , which chronicles how the coach's legacy was ultimately tarnished by the sex scandal involving former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky . Pacino is slated to play legendary head coach Joe Paterno in his return to HBO in the as-yet untitled project that will be directed by Barry Levinson , who also will serve as executive producer.

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Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "In addition to that, and perhaps most importantly, he is a very good person". "#FakeNews is the enemy!" he continued. He later added a defense of his use of Twitter, saying the media "works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don't want America to hear the real story!" Meanwhile, Trump and top Republicans pushed back against the idea that top ...