Friday, 28 July 2017  
Amazon plows ahead with high sales and spending; profit plunges

(Reuters) - Inc on Thursday reported a jump in retail sales along with a profit slump, as its rapid, costly expansion into new shopping categories and countries showed no sign of slowing.

Florida school district bans homework, replaces it with daily reading

Instead of homework, the school will ask children to read or be read to for 20 minutes each night.


Homework ban: kids relax, parents read

Elementary school students in Marion County, FL might have more free time after their superintendent put a ‘no homework’ policy into effect. Instead, officials are asking parents to step in.


Bride-to-be calls off wedding, invites homeless to her reception
This may be why your dog is eating grass
Man arrested in fatal shooting of Indiana officer
Video shows man lighting LGBT youth center on fire
AP Top Stories July 28 A
Emotional Senator Schumer 'inspired' by McCain
Thumb down, McCain votes no on 'skinny repeal'
Governor Walker Welcomes Foxconn to Wisconsin
Senate Rejects Partial Obamacare Repeal
Why Joe Manchin Is Drawing Top-Tier GOP Challengers

, RealClearPolitics
Anyone who follows West Virginia politics knows that Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is well-liked by constituents. In 2012, he won re-election by 24 percentage points while President Obama lost the state by 27. He bested his opponent by 10 points during the Republican wave of 2010 (winning a special election to succeed Robert Byrd, who died in office), and before that he won the governorship twice. Despite Donald Trump’s 42-point victory in the Mountain State in 2016, handicappers at the Cook Political Report and Sabato’s Crystal Ball rate the 2018 West Virginia Senate race as...


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