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Day: February 12, 2018

Teacher fired days after gay wedding
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Teacher fired days after gay wedding

    Jocelyn Morffi and Natasha Hass had booked the Key Largo Lighthouse estate for three days starting Feb. 2, turning their wedding day into a wedding weekend. They had a welcome bash at the Florida wedding venue on Friday, a goodbye barbecue on Sunday and their seaside nuptials in between. The women relayed important messages to their loved ones through their wedding website: Wear semiformal attire, contribute to the honeymoon fund instead of buying gifts and, of course, use the hashtag #MorffiHassTheKeys. Morffi’s messages were more somber a few days later. On Instagram, she explained to family, friends and anyone else who wondered why she hadn’t shown up at Miami’s Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, where she had been a first-grade teacher for seven years. “This...
School slammed over rule girls can’t say no to boys for dance
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School slammed over rule girls can’t say no to boys for dance

    A mother has been left outraged after her daughter’s school introduced a policy that states students aren’t allowed to say “no” when asked to dance. Natalie Richard, from Utah, was speaking to her sixth-grade daughter about the upcoming Valentine’s Day dance at her school, Kanesville Elementary, when she was told about the controversial rule. Her daughter explained that teachers had told the students, aged between 11 and 12, that they had to say “yes” when someone asked them dance. In disbelief, Ms Richard said that she must have misunderstood what they were saying. However, after speaking to the school she soon realised that the statement was accurate. “The teacher said she can’t. She has to say yes. She has to accept and I said, 'Excuse me',” Ms Richard told Fo...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released new wedding details
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released new wedding details

    Prince Harry and Meghan Marke's upcoming spring wedding has delighted royal fans around the world, and now newly released details on their big day have been revealed in a statement via Kensington Palace. Harry and Meghan have confirmed that their wedding service will begin at 12:00 at St George's Chapel, with The Rt Revd, David Conner, conducting the service. The Most Revd. and Rt Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, will officiate as the couple make their marriage vows. Following their vows at 13:00, royal onlookers will get the chance to catch a glimpse of the newlyweds as they undertake a carriage procession along a route from St George's Chapel, leaving Windsor Castle via Castle Hill and processing along the High Street and through Windsor Town, returni...
London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found
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London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found

    London City Airport is still closed today as disposal experts work to make safe a WWII bomb which was found in the Thames nearby. The device was found on Sunday and a cordon put up late on Sunday evening after discussions between the Royal Navy and Metropolitan Police. Transport for London said Docklands Light Railway services will not run between Pontoon Dock and Woolwich Arsenal owing to the 214-metre (700ft) exclusion zone. Robert Sinclair, CEO of London City Airport said: The airport remains closed this morning following the discovery of a World War Two ordnance in King George V Dock on Sunday. All flights in and out of London City on Monday are cancelled and an exclusion zone is in place in the immediate area. I urge any passengers due to fly today not to co...
Accused Killer: Teen posted a craiglist ad asking to be murdered
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Accused Killer: Teen posted a craiglist ad asking to be murdered

    Joseph Lopez, 22, claims he didn’t know Natalie Bollinger before the Broomfield, Colorado teenager allegedly wrote a disturbing Craigslist post. I want to put a hit on myself, Bollinger allegedly wrote on her local Craiglist’s women seeking men section in late December, according to an affidavit first reported . Lopez claims he answered the post posing as a hitman. Then, cops say, his make-believe profession became real. Police found Bollinger’s body in a wooded area on a dairy farm on December 29. Her boyfriend had reported her missing the previous day. The boyfriend’s was also missing from his home, he told police, according to the affidavit. The teenager’s murder was a mystery from the start. An autopsy report revealed her cause of death as a single gunshot wound...