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The couple that paid $90,000 for a ritzy private street in San Francisco is now suing the city to get it back

“Homeowners railed against the buyers, Tina Lam and Michael Cheng, in a November hearing before the San Francisco Board of Supervisors” writes Melia Robinson for businessinsider.com. “I’m an engineer with a simple dream of owning a piece of San Francisco,” Lam said during the hearing last November. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Life as a judge in Myanmar

“She was imprisoned for a year; the judge said she would have received 18 months had she fought her case” writes Joshua Carroll for theguardian.com. The resulting report by Justice Base, a non-profit aimed at improving Myanmar’s legal system, covered more than 155 cases in Yangon between 2013 and 2016.But one group, emboldened by democratic reforms, recently undertook what it calls an “unprecedented” project by observing more than a thousand hearings. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Grand jury hearing shows investigation into accusations that Jane Sanders defrauded bank still active late last year

“Lloyd told the publication she was questioned on Oct. 27., showing the investigation was still active late last year” writes Mandy Mayfield for washingtonexaminer.com. Burlington College ceased operations in May 2016 after failing to meet accreditation standards and falling into bankruptcy.Bernie Sanders, Jane Sanders, defrauded a bank during her time as president to Burlington College, according to a report. “They’re trying to pull together where did the money come from to enable Burlington College to convince [People’s United Bank] and the diocese to go ahead with the deal,” Robin Lloyd,…

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Deaf children facing educational crisis

“More than 90% of deaf children have hearing parents with little or no previous experience of deafness, so independent expert support can be a vital lifeline” writes Parents Style Editor for huffingtonpost.co.uk. The majority (78%) of school-aged deaf children in England attend mainstream schools (where there is no specialist provision). 6% attend mainstream schools with resource provisions, 3% attend special schools for deaf children whilst 12% attend special schools not specifically for deaf children. “Despite deafness not being a learning disability, deaf children fall a whole grade behind their hearing…

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WARNING: Deaf Children Are Facing An Education ‘Crisis’

“More than 90% of deaf children have hearing parents with little or no previous experience of deafness, so independent expert support can be a vital lifeline” writes Parents Style Editor for huffingtonpost.com. The majority (78%) of school-aged deaf children in England attend mainstream schools (where there is no specialist provision). 6% attend mainstream schools with resource provisions, 3% attend special schools for deaf children whilst 12% attend special schools not specifically for deaf children. “Despite deafness not being a learning disability, deaf children fall a whole grade behind their hearing…

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CSeries tariffs hearing will pit Boeing airplanes chief McAllister against ambassadors of Canada, U.K.

“Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Kevin McAllister will personally make the case for slapping heavy tariffs on U.S. sales of CSeries jets from Bombardier when he appears Monday at the final public hearing in the case before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)” writes Seattle Times Aerospace for seattletimes.com. Bombardier lawyers will argue in Monday’s hearing that planes built in Mobile for U.S. carriers won’t be imports and so shouldn’t be subject to the tariffs.Boeing will counter that this is a ploy to circumvent the trade duties. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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Video shows one of Trump’s judicial nominees struggling to answer basic legal questions during a Senate committee hearing

“One of President Donald Trump’s nominees to serve as a US District Court judge struggled to answer basic legal questions during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which a top Republican senator inquired about his qualifications” writes Bryan Logan for businessinsider.com. Kennedy began asking Petersen for basic legal definitions, to which Petersen largely could not answer. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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