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SUSPECT DETAINED AFTER VAN PLOWS INTO MUSLIMS IN LONDON

Police say the driver was arrested immediately after the attack, which is being treated as a terrorist incident.


JAPAN LOOKS AT LAPSE IN REPORTING OF AT-SEA COLLISION

Japan’s coast guard tries to determine why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported.


RAGING WILDFIRE KILLS 62 IN PORTUGAL

The disaster shakes the nation, with the president declaring that the country’s pain “knows no end.”


WHERE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS CAN FIND HELP

From its beginnings in Argentina, a movement called Ni Una Menos — or Not One Less — spreads worldwide and now has branches in New York, Berlin, Italy, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador and elsewhere.


TRUMP LAWYER SAYS PRESIDENT NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION

The denial comes days after Donald Trump appeared to confirm he is being investigated, complaining that he’s the target of a “witch hunt.”


WHO LIBERAL GROUPS TURN TO AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP IGNORES THEM

Activists have been appealing to Ivanka Trump for help on climate change, international labor conditions and immigration — without much luck.


WHY RESEARCHERS ARE RECRUITING 10,000 NEW YORKERS

They need participants for a wide-ranging study called “The Human Project” that aims to channel different data streams into a river of insight on health, aging, education and many other aspects of people’s lives.


FRENCH PRESIDENT WINS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN ASSEMBLY

Emmanuel Macron is poised to rearrange his Cabinet after his new centrist party swept parliamentary elections.


HARVARD DECISION TO DENY ADMISSIONS OVER OFFENSIVE POSTS STIRS DEBATE

It comes at a time of heightened attention to free speech and student conduct on U.S. college campuses.


BROOKS KOEPKA SHOOTS 5-UNDER PAR TO WIN U.S. OPEN

Koepka broke away from a tight pack with three straight birdies on the back nine en route to his first major championship.

 

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Gilmer County Board of Education
Central Office
Monday, June 19, 2017 – 6:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL


II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


III. DELEGATIONS


IV. CONSENT AGENDA

        A. Minutes: May 15th, 24th, & 30th,2017

        B. Student Transfers

                  NONE

        C. Field Trips (out-of-state)

                  NONE

        D. Volunteers

                  NONE

        E. Treasurer’s Report


V. REPORTS/DISCUSSION/FOLLOW UP (INFORMATION)

        A. CGCC- May 16, 2017

        B. RESA 7- May, 2017


VI NEW BUSINESS (ACTION)

        A. Approval of Extension of Mowing Contract

        B. Approve Proposed 2017-2018 Board Meeting Dates

        C. Deana Burke, Sand Fork Elementary School

        D. Approval of Milk Bid


VII. PERSONNEL


VIII. SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATION


IX. ADJOURN


The next Board Meeting will be on July 10, 2017.



A woman who was raped in India by an Uber driver has sued the company

She says executives mishandled her medical records, after reports came out that an exec managed to acquire them and carried them round for a year.


Facebook has announced more details on how it deals with terrorist content

The social network is coming under pressure over extremist content in the UK.


Google is facing a $1.1 billion fine in the European Union

The company has been investigated over antitrust allegations.


Snap has sunk to its IPO price

The Snapchat parent company’s stock hit $17.


Elon Musk has published an outline of his audacious plan to colonize Mars with 1 million people

The academic journal New Space has published an edited summary of a talk from the tech mogul.


Microsoft’s new Surface Pro is only a minor upgrade, but it’s still a killer alternative to a MacBook or iPad

It doubles up as a laptop and a tablet.


After decades of innovating, Jeff Bezos admits he needs new ideas

The Amazon CEO has asked on Twitter for suggestions.


Uber wanted to revolutionize trucking like it did taxis, but it hasn’t made a dent

It is bogged down in a major lawsuit with Waymo over its self-driving truck unit Otto.


Amazon’s new Fire tablet is one of the only Android tablets worth buying

The Amazon Fire 7.


Twitter has had a redesign

It has added more curves and circles, among other changes.

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