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Betsy DeVos strikes out — in court

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and other conservatives have said that the previous administration’s approach was too lenient and costly to taxpayers. | Alex Wong/Getty Images education Judges have rebuffed the education secretary’s [...]

Israel Strikes After Rockets Are Fired From Gaza to Tel Aviv

Now, however, he is campaigning for re-election on April 9, facing pressure from hawkish right-wing rivals — like Naftali Bennett, the education minister who wants to be defense minister — and a serious challenge from a new party, [...]

Tropical Storm Pabuk Strikes Thailand’s Resort Islands

BANGKOK — Rain, winds and surging seawater knocked down trees and flooded roads on Friday, as Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall in southern Thailand. One person was reported dead and another missing after a fishing boat with [...]

Tsunami Strikes Indonesia Without Warning, Killing Over 220

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A tsunami in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait struck two of the country’s islands without warning, killing at least 222 people and injuring more than 800, officials said on Sunday. A three-foot wave, apparently caused [...]

Pelosi strikes deal with Dem rebels, paving the way for her speakership

The accord is a major triumph for Nancy Pelosi, who has spent the past several weeks engaged in a full-court lobbying campaign to line up the remaining votes she needed to clinch the speakership. | John Shinkle/POLITICO Share on Facebook [...]

Australian Students Stage School Strikes Over Climate Change Inaction

MELBOURNE, Australia — As wildfires raged across the country, a heat wave again threatened the Great Barrier Reef and a mining giant announced it would push ahead with a huge coal project, thousands of students across Australia quit [...]

Michael Cohen strikes plea deal over lying about Russia project

In August, Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to eight other felony counts brought by federal prosecutors in New York | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Legal The charge brings Trump closer to [...]

India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex

Activists regrouped, and in 2016 five gay and lesbian Indians submitted a writ petition challenging Section 377 on the basis that it violated their rights to equality and liberty, among other infractions, under India’s Constitution. The [...]

Michael Cohen strikes plea deal with prosecutors

Michael Cohen’s guilty plea wedges the special counsel’s investigation right into the President Donald Trump’s private life and family. | Richard Drew/AP Photo Trump’s former personal attorney told a federal judge he plans to [...]

A Cobra Strikes. A Magician Is Stricken. Middle Eastern Foes Unite.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] After an Egyptian cobra bit a famous Turkish illusionist, officials scrambled to get him to Cairo for treatment. It was a rare instance of cooperation between the countries. Source: NYT > World