Secretary DeVos Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement on the violent attack at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas:

My heart is heavy from watching the horrific events that unfolded at Santa Fe High School today. My prayers are with each student, parent, educator and first responder impacted. Our schools must be safe and nurturing environments for learning. No student should have to experience the trauma suffered by so many today and in similar events prior. We simply cannot allow this trend to continue.
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UK, France and Germany issue joint statement attacking Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

UK, France and Germany issue joint statement attacking Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear dealThe UK, France and Germany have issued a joint statement assailing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran. Moments after Mr Trump said he would abandon the pact, resisting overtures from European nations who had urged him to preserve America’s backing, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron said the decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal was a matter of “regret and concern”. “Together, we emphasise our continuing commitment to the JCPOA.


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Hamas blames Israel for Gaza blast that killed six gunmen: statement

Hamas blames Israel for Gaza blast that killed six gunmen: statementHamas’s armed wing blamed Israel for an explosion in the Gaza Strip on Saturday that killed six of the group’s gunmen. “During a complicated security and intelligence operation conducted by Qassam Brigades to investigate a serious and a grave security incident conducted by the Zionist enemy against Palestinian resistance, a deplorable crime took place against our Mujahideen in the area of Zawayda in central Gaza Strip,” it said. Hamas provided no further details.


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Camille Cosby lashes out at accusers, media and 'mob justice' in statement defending her husband

Bill Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby issued a critical statement comparing her husband to Emmett Till and other black men falsely accused of raping white women. Bill Cosby is now a convicted sexual offender, confined to their suburban Philadelphia estate with a GPS monitoring device.

     

 

 


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Camille Cosby lashes out at accusers, media and 'mob justice' in statement defending her husband

  1. Camille Cosby lashes out at accusers, media and ‘mob justice’ in statement defending her husband  USA TODAY
  2. Camille Cosby Calls Bill Cosby’s Guilty Charge “Mob Justice” In Startling Statement  Deadline
  3. Camille Cosby: ‘This is mob justice, not real justice’  Philly.com
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Avicii's Family Issues Second Statement, Which Implies Suicide: 'He Could Not Go On Any Longer'

  1. Avicii’s Family Issues Second Statement, Which Implies Suicide: ‘He Could Not Go On Any Longer’  Variety
  2. Avicii’s Family Shares Heartfelt Second Statement Following DJ’s Death, Calling Him ‘A Fragile Artistic Soul’  Billboard
  3. Avicii’s music inspired snobbishness – yet he was the sound of collective euphoria  The Guardian
  4. Avicii death: Electronic dance music DJ whose meteoric rise forced him to retire aged 26  The Independent
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Maple Leafs issue statement following the deadly incident in Toronto

  1. Maple Leafs issue statement following the deadly incident in Toronto  Boston.com
  2. Bruins, Leafs address Toronto tragedy ahead of Game 6  WEEI.com (blog)
  3. Bruins send condolences to Toronto ahead of Stanley Cup playoff game  WCVB Boston
  4. Buckley on Boston sports stock market: Buy Sox, sell Gronk  Boston Herald
  5. Van strikes pedestrians in Toronto  CNN
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