George and Amal Clooney have committed to help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school in Lebanon, Reuters reports.The Clooney Foundation for Justice has teamed up with Google and HP Inc. to help UNICEF and the Lebanese Ministry of Education open seven “second shift” schools, which offer special afternoon classes exclusively for the relocated Syrian children. Formal education can help change that, the Oscar winner and his international human rights lawyer wife said in a joint statement.UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake added: By supporting the work of UNICEF and our partners to deliver education to every child affected by the conflict in Syria, the Clooney Foundation for Justice is not only investing in the futures of individual children, it is investing in the future of the entire region.
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LAKE WORTH, Fla. — A Florida high school principal was demoted after he had his math teachers do his son’s middle school algebra assignments. The Palm Beach Post reports former Lake Worth High School principal George Lockhart asked three teachers to do his son’s online math assignments two years ago. He originally denied the allegation...
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- Friday Jul 28, 2017
George Clooney is lashing out against paparazzi who “illegally” took pictures of twins Alexander and Ella, published in France’s Voici magazine. Clooney said that the photographers “scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home,” in a statement obtained by TheWrap.Also Read: George and Amal Clooney Welcome Twins Ella and Alexander“Make no mistake the photographers, the agency and the magazine will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The safety of our children demands it,” he said in the statement.The magazine boasts that the images — which show both parents each holding a twin at their Lake Como house in Italy — are the first of the Clooney twins, who were born June 6.
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By Associated Press - Monday Jun 26, 2017
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By PETE WELLS - Monday Jul 3, 2017
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