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Russia Turns the Economic Thumbscrew on Turkey

Russia announced its sternest sanctions yet on Turkey Friday, ratcheting up the response to the shooting down of one of its warplanes by Turkish forces. noch 483 Wörter


"I'm going to kill you!" Man's reaction to spider prompts neighbors to call police

SYDNEY — When residents in a Sydney neighborhood awoke at 2 a.m. to hear a man yelling  “I’m going to kill you, you’re dead!,” followed by a woman’s hysterical screams, they assumed someone was in trouble–and called police. noch 129 Wörter


France remembers Paris terror victims; Hollande vows to 'destroy' fanatics

All across France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday. President Francois Hollande had asked people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people massacred two weeks ago in Paris. noch 825 Wörter


For-Profit Corporatized Education Gains a Foothold in the Phillipines

Because the government of the Phillipines has not invested in public education, multinational corporations are moving in to supply private education for the poor. Pearson and another corporation called the Ayala Group have moved in to fill the vacuum. noch 535 Wörter

Education Industry

Mayor Adler, Austin leaders will attend Paris' Climate Change Conference

PARIS, France (KXAN) — Austin Mayor Steve Adler, City Council Member Leslie Pool and Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea are getting ready to head to Paris to attend a Climate Change Conference. noch 441 Wörter


Gift Idea: Hello World Books for Toddlers

Looking for a gift for your favorite niece/nephew, son/daughter, friend, or neighbor? Look no further.

While most agents and publishing houses strongly caution against submitting tales that are didactic – as the word is understood for teaching moral lessons – there is no shortage of opportunities and support for books involving instruction in numbers, colors, shapes and other basic math skills. noch 445 Wörter


Pop Quiz

Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees.

While there, he plans to quiz them on their knowledge of Christianity and Republican governors will grade the results.

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