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More than 600 people have taken part in protests in Bristol city centre and in Bedford Square, Exeter against UK involvement in air strikes in Syria.
The demonstrations were a call to "halt the military intervention and demand MPs and parliament represent this opposition".
The marches were just two of many planned across the country. They were organised by the Stop the War Coalition, who call the military action a "potentially catastrophic move" from the Government and allies.
The Texas Board of Education has given preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to "ethnic studies," which conservatives argued is less divisive. The Republican-controlled board listened Wednesday to hours of often emotional testimony from students, teachers, parents, academic experts and activists who urged a consistent framework for school districts already offering Mexican-American studies courses. It then voted 14-1 to approve standards for a course called "Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent." In 2014, the same board refused to approve a full, statewide Mexican-American course. School districts can instead create their own, and supporters argued that cementing consistent curriculums would make existing programs easier to teach. Texas public schools are now majority Hispanic.
Souvannarath, now 26, and her co-conspirator, Randall Shepherd, both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder. Shepherd is serving a 10-year prison sentence for his role.
A third man involved, 19-year-old James Gamble, killed himself at his Timberlea, N.S., home as police surrounded the house on the day of the 2015 arrests.
Replacement of 100th Street Bridge coming in 2020
BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The 100th Street bridge in southern Kent County has been hit seven times by semis this year. I'll say that again. Seven times.
Cinco de Mayo (pronounced [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for "Fifth of May") is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has taken on a significance beyond that in Mexico. In the U.S. the date has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture. In Mexico, the commemoration of the battle continues to be mostly ceremonial, such as through military parades.
Tejano music or Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music) is the name given to various forms of folk and popular music originating among the Mexican-American populations of Central and Southern Texas. With roots in the late 19th century, it became a music genre with a wider audience in the late 20th century thanks to artists such as Selena (often referred to as "The Queen of Tejano"),
Thief said she'd 'smash in' 89-year-old's teeth - for the sake of £20
Pair arrested for attempted murder after man and woman shot in Huyton
Dad who tried to meet child for sex exposed on Facebook Live by ‘paedo hunters’
Horrific axe wounds suffered by dog whose owner claimed he hit pet with wooden handle
Gun-toting thug threatened to put mother of his child “in a box”
Two men to face trial over attack when dad’s ears were cut off in railway tunnel
Crackdown on scrambler yobs and masked thugs causing trouble in Huyton and Page Moss
A pair of orphan badger twins have been saved from starvation after they lost contact with their mother.
The two badgers were found 24 hours apart in the Dartmoor area at an entrance of a badger sett. The two badgers were found 24 hours apart in the Dartmoor area.
Staff at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset are currently caring for the pair after they were found by a member of the public last week. They were found crying and calling for their mother.
An intact earthenware pot thought to date back to the Bronze Age has been unearthed in a field in Cornwall.
The pot, which is 12in (30cm) high, is about 4,000 years old and thought to contain human remains.
It was found just below the surface, along with other Bronze Age artefacts like pottery and flint tools, at Hendersick Barrow near Looe. Lead archaeologist Dr Catherine Frieman said: "It's almost a miracle that a plough has never hit it."
The project is part of the Southeast Kernow Archaeological Survey, with input from the Australian National University (ANU).