Peru earthquake: Magnitude 7.5 tremor hits Amazonas region

Peru earthquake: Magnitude 7.5 tremor hits Amazonas region

The earthquake’s epicenter was reported in the Amazonas region but was also felt in the capital of Lima and other neighboring towns.It had a recorded depth of 112 km.No major damage or tsunami alerts have been reported yet.Earlier on Sunday, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit the country with the epicenter in El Callao, Lima. Source … Read more

Bill would let school districts divert local tax money to private education | News

Bill would let school districts divert local tax money to private education | News

For decades, “public education funding” has carried a simple connotation: money, raised by state and local taxpayers, going to local public schools.But Rep. Kevin Verville sees that as a flawed definition. And he’s betting that his fellow Republican legislators do, too.“When I hear the term public education, I hear that we are going to educate … Read more

Tigrayan forces say they have taken town in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, government denies this

Tigrayan forces say they have taken town in Ethiopia's Amhara region, government denies this

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Rebellious Tigrayan forces said on Saturday they had seized the strategic town of Dessie in Ethiopia’s Amhara region where tens of thousands of ethnic Amharas have sought refuge from an escalation in fighting, but the government denied this.The fighters pushed Ethiopian government forces from Dessie and were headed towards … Read more