North Carolina schools close as teachers confront lawmakers at state capitol

  1. North Carolina schools close as teachers confront lawmakers at state capitol  Washington Post
  2. North Carolina teachers seeking more resources rally in streets  Chicago Tribune
  3. North Carolina teachers march for more education funding  The Hill
  4. NCAE – North Carolina Association of Educators | Advocacy Day  the NCAE
  5. Cooper: ‘We need to put our money where our trust is’  WRAL.com
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EPA chief tells U.S. lawmakers he has fund to fight off ethics complaints

EPA chief tells U.S. lawmakers he has fund to fight off ethics complaintsBy Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said on Wednesday that he now has a legal fund in place to help him fight off a growing list of allegations against him related to his spending and reported ethical missteps in office. “It has been set up,” Pruitt told the 13-member Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies about the fund. Pruitt has been under pressure from lawmakers in recent weeks over reports about his routine use of first-class travel, his 24/7 security detail, costly office renovations, and ties to industry – criticisms he called overblown on Wednesday.


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US lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China's ZTE

  1. US lawmakers push back on Trump talk of helping China’s ZTE  Reuters
  2. Senate Democrats Warn Trump Over Any Deal on China’s ZTE  Wall Street Journal
  3. ZTE is just the first of a list of trade demands that China gave to Trump  Fast Company
  4. China is bringing down the global trade architecture  Washington Post
  5. Trump helps sanctioned Chinese phone maker after China delivers a big loan to a Trump project  Vox
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In rare display of unity, majority, minority lawmakers slam Sereno's ouster

  1. In rare display of unity, majority, minority lawmakers slam Sereno’s ouster  Philippine Star
  2. Top Philippine Judge Removed After Attacks on Duterte’s Drug War  Bloomberg
  3. Philippine top judge, Duterte’s critic, ousted by colleagues  ABC News
  4. The Court, in the wrong  Inquirer.net
  5. Philippine Court Removes Chief Justice, a Critic of Duterte  New York Times
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