Crossing Guard Sets Up Free Coat Rack For Her Middle School Students


Minnie Galloway has been a fixture at Trask Middle School for the last 19 years. Over the course of her career as a crossing guard, she has waved at passing cars, handed out free pencils and school supplies, and made sure that “her kids” were safe and happy. Now, as the temperature drops in Wilmington, North Carolina, she has set ...

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William Clarence Education reports increase in US enquiries as families set their hearts on UK university and school places


Leading London education consultancy, William Clarence, announced this week a 25% spike in enquiries from families looking to relocate from the US to the UK. Managing Director, Stephen Spriggs, reported the boom this week, referencing a 25% increase in US enquiries during October-November, 2017, in comparison to the same period in 2016. A large portion of new enquiries coming from ...

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Russell Simmons Being Investigated by NYPD Over Rape Allegations (UPDATE)


Russell Simmons NYPD SVU Opens Investigation Into Rape Allegations 12/14/2017 2:58 PM PST Breaking News 5:00 PM PT — “America’s Next Top Model” judge Kelly Cutrone is also accusing Simmons of sexual misconduct, telling the New York Post he tried to rape her after they left a party together in 1991 … but she was able to fight him off ...

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Alex Kratena: ‘Balance is the key’


The world of drinks is booming. Trendy spots seem to be popping up left and right and cocktail hipsters with big beards and suspenders are roaming wild. Cocktails trends are moving at a pace I can’t keep up with. So, I decided to sit down with the man who not only keeps up with the trends but sets a couple of ...

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NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes


Image copyright Natwest website Image caption The Natwest website shows as “not secure” in some web browsers NatWest bank says it will enhance the security of its website, following a spat with security experts who spotted a vulnerability. Several researchers had asked why some banks used encrypted HTTPS connections for online banking, but not on their main customer-facing websites. When ...

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The Greatest Women in Islamic History


The role of women in Islam has been debated since the days of Muhammad in the seventh century. Umma Salama, one of Muhammad’s wives, is said to have asked Muhammad why the Quran “did not speak of [women] as it did of men.” The issue was never completely laid to rest, and gender roles ...

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Lost in Translation: Why the Pope Says the Lord's Prayer Has a Mistake in It


Pope Francis wants to revise a portion of the English version of what most of us call The Lord’s Prayer.   He doesn’t particularly like the phrase “lead us not into temptation,” suggesting that it should be changed to “do not let us fall into temptation.”   Some translations, such as the Spanish one, currently use that phrase.  Pope Francis ...

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Anonymous Donor Buys Every Toy at Goodwill, Gives Them to Children For Free


For the last decade, this anonymous philanthropist has routinely bought out the entire children’s section of Goodwill so each kid in the store could take home one gift for free. When asked why this Secret Santa does what he does, he simply said it had become “an important part of his family’s Christmas tradition”, according to the Coloradoan. On the ...

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Where To Eat on New Year's Eve in New York


Choosing a good restaurant that’s open for New Year’s eve in New York City can be a difficult task.  Everyone wants to go out, almost all businesses look to create special menus and the decision of choosing what you’re going to eat for the last meal of the year can be a little overwhelming. With all this in mind we’ve decided ...

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UK natural gas price hovers near 4-year peak


Anjli Raval, Oil and Gas Correspondent December 13, 2017 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback UK natural gas prices ...

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