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Students celebrate GCSE success across Wrexham and Flintshire

Principal Chris Brown said: "I am immensely proud of the students - they worked incredibly hard to fulfil their potential and have risen to the challenge of the new examination specifications". The number of expected 9 passes is predicted to be lower then last years number of A* grades due to the increased difficulty of the GCSE's . Overall, 24.79 per cent of entries were awarded an A* or an A, including the equivalent numeric grades.

United Kingdom government prevaricates over ECJ jurisdiction

May, time and again, has said the European Court of Justice (ECJ ) will have no say over the United Kingdom after Brexit . The paper drew attention to several European Union agreements which do not require the Luxembourg-based court's direct jurisdiction over other countries - a clear attempt to encourage more f lexibility among European Union officials who are protective of the court.

Don't toss those eclipse glasses: Denver museum offers discount for donation

Astronomers Without Borders , a nonprofit, is accepting donated eclipse glasses to send them to other countries for future eclipses. If you were lucky, you even experienced the wonders of totality. Save them for the next eclipse. Eclipse glasses for Monday's solar eclipse proved to be a highly sought after item. Although they're still putting the program together, Astronomers Without Borders wants to get the word out before folks throw the glasses away.

Police Seize Yuuuge Stash Of Donald Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills

Police believe the class-A drugs would have been sold online using the slogan: 'Trump makes partying great again '. The discovery of the pills, which had a street value of around £37,000, was in the Northern town of Osnabruck, in a van registered in Austrian and driven by a father and son.

USA couple name their baby after total solar eclipse

The baby girl was not due until September 3. Her parents, Freedom and Michael, said the decision to name her after the solar eclipse actually started as a joke. Monday. Hours later, Eclipse arrived. I've had some rude comments about her name and I've had some very sweet ones but it's a name - all that matters is that my daughter is healthy and she is here.

Texas man accused of trying to bomb Confederate statue

A park ranger in the Texas city of Houston discovered Schneck near the General Dowling Monument with a pair of suspicious packages, the release said. Horton, and her husband, Andrew Schneck . The ranger contacted the Houston Police Department, who then summoned the bomb squad to investigate. "When asked by Curtis if he wanted to harm the statue, Schneck responded that he did, and that he (Schneck) did not 'like that guy, '" the affidavit states.

Trump's campaign rally in Arizona survives Charlottesville fallout

WASHINGTON ― After a week of controversy over his hesitation to fully condemn racist groups, President Donald Trump is considering a pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio , a man who gained national prominence by bragging about humiliating inmates in his jail, promoting the "birther" conspiracy theory about then-President Barack Obama and systematically discriminating against Latinos.

North Korea: US can not dodge 'merciless strike'

Harry Harris arrived in South Korea to observe the bilateral military exercises set to kick off on Monday, the Yonhap news agency reported Sunday. North Korea , however, has long viewed the exercises as rehearsals for invasion. "The drill will definitely provoke Pyongyang more, and Pyongyang is expected to make a more radical response", it said in an editorial. The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills that began on Monday are largely computer-simulated war games and will run until August 31.

Ohio Judge Shot Outside Courthouse in Apparent Ambush-Style Attack

However, Abdalla said, a probation officer on the scene also shot the suspect. Judge Bruzzese, who has been on the bench at the Jefferson County courthouse since 1998, was airlifted to hospital in Pittsburgh to undergo emergency surgery.

Solar eclipse 2017 weather forecast for NJ calls for clear skies

Early on, look for mostly sunny skies before clouds start to bubble up throughout the afternoon hours. We're not talking overcast skies, but a few clouds will develop with some higher thin clouds rolling in from a couple storm complexes to our west and northwest.

Russian Knife Attacker Stabs and Wounds at Least 7 in Siberia

Russia's Investigations Committee have said they launched a probe into the horror that unfolded about 11.20am local time - with ISIS since having claimed that it was responsible for the attack . Two of them being in serious condition, said the government of the region of Khanty-Mansi in a press release. An earlier statement said eight people had been wounded, but that was later revised to seven, BBC reported.

U.S. slashes visa services in Russian Federation as relations sour

In case the United States takes further unilateral steps to cut Russian diplomatic staff , retaliatory measures will follow, the Russian Foreign Ministry warned. As part of the suspension of non-immigrant visa operations, interviews already set up for Russians' visa applications between Wednesday and the end of the month will be cancelled.

2 suspects in stabbing death brought to Chicago

Microbiologist Wyndham Lathem, 46, and Andrew Warren, 56, met on the internet and discussed "carrying out their sexual fantasies of killing others and then themselves", Natosha Toller, an assistant state's attorney in Cook County, Illinois, said at a bond hearing, according to the Associated Press .

Iraqi military launches offensive against ISIS stronghold

The city was captured in 2014 by IS forces. Some parts, including small towns and mountain areas, remain under Islamic State control, especially along the border. Commander of Federal Police Forces Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat said on Sunday that security forces, backed by members of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) and fighters from pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), have reclaimed Abra al-Najjar, Abra Hanish, Greater Abra and Lesser Abra, Arabic-language ...

Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins

They are the daughters of the suspect's mother's cousin, police said. 'We are now in the midst of a major investigation into what happened to these children and who killed them, ' police department spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said. He's now in prison at the Department of Corrections, being held without bond. Three young ladies were cut to death as they rested together in an informal lodging have charged the more seasoned sibling of one of the young ladies who was keeping an eye on with ...

Utkal Express derailment: ATS will probe terror angle in train mishap

The railways also provides compensation under the Railway Act, 1989 to passengers who are victims of accidents. A source said officials resort to the practice of "unofficial" maintenance of tracks on many occasions as they don't get free blocks due to heavy traffic while being under pressure to maintain the track on time.

Germany slams Erdogan's 'interference' in vote

Erdogan's remarks are the latest in an ongoing spat between Ankara and Berlin, which spilled over after the botched military coup which took place in Turkey in 2016. "Give necessary support to political parties that do not engage in enmity against Turkey". He accused the SPD and CDU of playing a game of "the more you beat up Turkey, the more votes you get" during the election campaign.

Oklahoma unemployment rate edges up

California's unemployment rate for July was 4.8 percent, up from 4.7 percent in June but below 5.4 percent a year ago. All told, the state's average unemployment rate totaled 5 percent. The 1.5 percent job growth rate equaled the national rate and was the strongest in a year. The state's unemployment rate has improved more than expected this year.

Donald Trump responds to Barcelona attack with reviving 'Internet rumor'

Jackson was formally charged with terrorism by the Manhattan DA but not a peep from Trump about this man who had plan to kill even more black men but was thankfully arrested before he could do so. And he took the 50 terrorists and he took 50 men and he took 50 bullets, and he dipped them in pigs' blood . But the idea of using pig-infused weapons to combat Islamic extremism has stuck around anyway - an anti-Muslim militant group in Texas reportedly trains with bullets dipped in pig's ...

Thousands March in Boston for Counter-Protest to 'Free Speech Rally'

Boston placed tight restrictions on rallygoers, banning backpacks, sticks or anything that could be turned into a weapon. Rallies against white supremacy are planned for Saturday evening in Dallas and Atlanta. Evans said more than 500 Boston police officers on bikes, on foot and undercover will be at the rally, with more officers available if necessary.

So Excited To Be A Part Of 'Saaho': Shraddha

Now, it has been confirmed that Kapoor has been cast in the film , and she will reportedly be paid Rs 4 crore for her role, reportsHindustan Times. The Telugu actor Prabhas has become a national sensation after the phenomenal success of the Baahubali series.

Investigation Ordered into Jayalalithaa's Death, AIADMK Merger Prospects Brighten

Palaniswami also said that Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence will be converted into a memorial. An enquiry into Jayalalithaa's death had been one of the key demands of the OPS faction for a truce with EPS. "The head of the commission will be announced later", he added. The chief minister said the decision was taken following the call made by various sections.

Barnaby Joyce might be a Kiwi

On 17 April, 2013, I stood in Scotty & Mal's on Cuba Street singing Pokarekare Ana as New Zealand celebrated the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Australia's constitution bars citizens of another country from standing for parliament. Mr Joyce said he was shocked to receive the information, adding he had been born in Tamworth and had always been an Australian citizen.

Situation in Assam remains grim

Arunachal Pradesh is facing massive landslide due to heavy rain Parts of Anjaw, East Siang, Namsai, Papum Pare, East Kameng and West Siang districts were affected. He added that 2.74 lakh people were shifted to safer places and of them, 1.16 lakh were put up in 504 relief camps. Rail connectivity in flood-hit areas in Bihar and West Bengal has been affected too.

Tropical Depression Could Form Within The Next 48 Hours

The status of 91L has changed a bit, however, as it moves into a more favorable environment where it could potentially organize into a tropical depression or storm in the coming days. Gradual development of this system is possible before weekend. NHC 5-day odds for development are at 40%. There is also a tropical wave located over the far eastern Atlantic Ocean near the Cabo Verde Islands which is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

Russia Urges Iran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal From 2015

Iran's president warned Tuesday that it could ramp up its nuclear program and quickly achieve a more advanced level if the USA continues "threats and sanctions " against his country, which signed a landmark nuclear accord with world powers in 2015.

After Doklam, Indian Army Foils China's Attempt To Infiltrate Ladakh

The skirmish in Ladakh comes at a time when India and China are locked in a face-off in the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector. The official said the event was marked more informally, with both sides' troops exchanging candies at several places, including the Doklam area, where the stand-off has lasted nearly two months.

Submarine in missing journalist case sunk on objective, Danish police say

Kim Wall, 30, was last seen on Thursday evening on board the vessel with the owner, 46-year-old Peter Madsen. "There are no persons in the submarine, dead or alive", said Jens Moller, from Copenhagen Police. Madsen, an entrepreneur known as an artist, submarine builder, and aerospace engineer, went before a judge on Saturday behind closed doors for preliminary questioning.

Central Intelligence Agency reportedly admits North Korean nukes are good enough reach United States cities

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and Army Lieutenant General HR McMaster, Donald Trump's national security adviser, said the USA can no longer stand by as North Korea develops nuclear missiles. "The representatives of the establishment, the senators, they try to say to the public that they will not even have to worry about it, because people will die not in the U.S., but in other countries, though not just in North Korea", she explained .

Korean leader urges N. Korea, US to resolve ongoing stalemate peacefully

McMaster, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said on August 13. "It [reigning in North Korea] demands a concerted effort by the United States, but with our allies and with all responsible nations", he said. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, before their meeting at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Monday. "He encouraged strengthening trilateral cooperation between the U.S., (South Korea) and Japan", James said.