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The White House concedes that President Obama has had his differences with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the two leaders will try to work past their disagreements to make progress on a wide range of security issues involving Iran, Syria and the Palestinian conflict today. Threats from radical Islam and Iran will likely be the focus of their talk.
Hungry customers at a Mississippi IHOP this weekend left discovering the parking lot devoured more than a dozen cars when a giant hole opened up in the restaurant’s parking lot. The collapse is not technically a sinkhole—Engineers will begin today to try get to the bottom of what caused the cave-in.
When considering a decision, have you ever thought it might help you to “sleep on it”? The common wisdom is that more sleep is always beneficial, but researchers found that not only does it not help, it can sometimes make the decision even more difficult by providing more time for doubt or confusion to seep in. Sleep has been proven to help people better perform cognitive tasks like problem solving and plenty of sleep is always recommended, but ‘sleeping on it’ is not really going to change much. Positive Prep
Want to visit one last time? Today is your final chance to see this sticky Seattle landmark, before it gets a good cleaning.
The shortage has put a lot of additional pressure on current teachers, as they are increasingly having to cover classrooms during planning periods or other scheduled time because of fewer available substitutes. Plenty of jobs, not enough teachers. The Tri-City school districts – Kennewick, Pasco and Richland – hired dozens of emergency-certified employees to guarantee classrooms were staffed on the first day of school this year. Many are emergency substitute teachers, as the pool of substitute teachers was drained by administrators hiring regular substitutes for full-time positions.