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Within Paul Manafort’s 6-month fight to meet his $10 million bail

As former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at a federal courthouse later today for a hearing to dismiss his case, as well as to suppress evidence seized by federal agents, one thing will not change — the ankle bracelet he has been wearing since he was indicted in late October as part of a…

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Substitute teacher charged with operating pupil ‘fight membership’

A former substitute teacher is charged with supervising a student “fight club” at a Connecticut high school. Police say cellphone videos show 23-year-old Ryan Fish encouraging students as they slap each other in the middle of a classroom at Montville High School. Fish pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges including reckless endangerment and risk…

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Lecturers salvage 16in bats to combat shooters

Lecturers salvage 16in bats to combat shooters

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Men making professional baseball bats. These bats will only be 16in long and are largely symbolic A Pennsylvanian school district has given its teachers baseball bats in the fight against school shooters. All 500 teachers of Millcreek School District near Erie got a 16in (41cm) bat in the wake of…

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Parkland survivor: ‘Wrestle to your lifestyles’

Parkland survivor: ‘Wrestle to your lifestyles’

Student leader and Parkland high-school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez gave an impassioned speech at the March For Our Lives rally in Washington DC. She listed the names of the 17 victims in Parkland, and then stayed silent on stage until six minutes, 20 seconds had elapsed since her entrance – the time it took for…

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