TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 18:15, 2019-07-11

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools

The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new ana...

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools

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Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison, according to a report....
15:15, 2019-05-23

Remains of 7-year-old suspected illegal immigrant found in Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday — the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the US. Border Patrol agents with the Tucson Sector recovered the remains of the young...
10:15, 2019-06-15

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
00:30, 2019-06-15

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump on Saturday announced he is delaying his plan to deport illegal immigrants by two weeks. “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solu...
22:30, 2019-06-22

Soldier For 30 Years, Assam Man Arrested As Illegal Immigrant A retired soldier from Assam, who served the army for 30 years, has been declared a foreigner by the police under a law used to stop illegal migration from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaulla, 53, who......
02:45, 2019-05-30

Illegal immigrant sentenced in murder of Westchester socialite Lois Colley An illegal immigrant was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison Thursday for murdering millionaire Westchester socialite Lois Colley on her farm, where he had worked as a day laborer. Esdras Marroquin Gomez, 34, a native of Guatemala, bludgeoned the 83-year-old to death with a fire extinguisher in ...
20:30, 2019-06-13

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “shameful and wholly unacceptable” in a statement...
07:15, 2019-06-22

ICE hits major cities in illegal immigrant raid: government official Federal authorities were conducting raids Sunday in major cities nationwide aimed at rounding up for deportation about 2,000 illegal immigrants already ordered out of the country, according to a senior government official. “This is their job every day,” said US Citizenship and Immigratio...
06:15, 2019-07-15

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
11:15, 2019-06-14

Census: Average illegal immigrant has lived in US for 15 years, longest on record In the latest example of how ineffective immigration law has been for decades, a new report on Census Bureau numbers shows that the typical illegal immigrant has lived inside the United States for 15 years....
00:45, 2019-06-13

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim no investigation has been done in the case. The......
22:00, 2019-06-03

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
08:45, 2019-06-15

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
05:45, 2019-06-20

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
20:30, 2019-07-15

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-illegal immigrant policies, some calling him a "white nationalist."...
18:15, 2019-07-01

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
09:30, 2019-06-01

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
05:15, 2019-06-14

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
16:30, 2019-06-06

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
00:00, 2019-07-13

Hispanic population reached high of 59.9M last year, but growth slowing The population of Hispanic people in the United States reached a new high of 59.9 million in 2018, but the rate of growth has slowed in recent years, U.S. census figures indicate....
23:45, 2019-07-09

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
22:45, 2019-05-28

Border Arrests Surge to Seven-Year High as Mexico Tries to Head Off Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
21:15, 2019-06-05

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK’s network of river barriers and defences, according to research.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) says it is the first time the financial cont...
07:15, 2019-06-12

Gold prices surge to more than five-year high after dovish Fed opens door for rate cut Gold prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours on Thursday after a dovish U.S Federal Reserve opened the door to further rate cuts, and the 10-year Treasury yield slipped below 2% for the first time since November 2016....
10:45, 2019-06-20

Illegal immigrants from 52 countries crossed US-Mexico border this year The U.S. Border Patrol chief testified Thursday that migrants from 52 countries have illegally crossed the border this year as she described an agency “overwhelmed on a daily basis” by the escalating crisis....
22:45, 2019-06-20

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
14:45, 2019-06-17

Give illegal immigrants a 10-year visa ‘immediately,’ 2020 Dem Hickenlooper says: report The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination said Friday....
09:15, 2019-06-22

Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-29

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
07:30, 2019-06-18

Using innovative technology to feed our growing population If you’ve seen Netflix’s new series, “The Society” then you’ll know it follows a group of highschoolers coming to terms with the sudden disappearance of all adults. With no explanation as to how their parents disappeared, the teenagers have to adapt and learn how t...
15:00, 2019-06-20

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first sustained drop in the city’s homeless shelter population since 2016, leaving officials hopeful the...
07:01, 2019-05-23

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from previously released state figures that showed the pop...
10:30, 2019-07-12

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Brown bear population dips in Finland The population of brown bears in Finland dipped by 5% from last year after rising continuously since 2012, the government said on Friday, after the country increased the hunting quota, partly to protect reindeer....
00:45, 2019-07-13

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
12:15, 2019-07-09

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
14:30, 2019-06-18

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
17:01, 2019-05-30

Los Angeles County homeless population rises 12% to nearly 60,000 Despite spending millions on housing, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles County rose 12% to 58,936. Some call it a public health crisis.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number of honeybees per state, including those lost due to...
07:30, 2019-07-07

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
22:45, 2019-05-21

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division said in a repo...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
05:30, 2019-06-05

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest. But as long as there’s football, everything will ...
01:00, 2019-05-23

More Than Half of the World's Population Is Now Online: Mary Meeker Mary Meeker has released her annual, much-anticipated report on Internet trends. Here are some of the highlights from her '2019 Internet Trends' report....
11:30, 2019-06-12

India's Population To Surpass China "Around 2027": UN Report India, projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050 and will remain the most populated country through......
22:15, 2019-06-17

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisis plaguing California.There are now more than 36,0...
01:15, 2019-06-05

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks Slovenia's government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals' growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals....
18:15, 2019-06-12

3 Winnipeg neighbourhoods experiencing higher population of cankerworms, city says According to the City of Winnipeg, if you live in the west end, River Heights or North Kildonan, there are more cankerworms in your neighbourhood than the rest of Winnipeg....
15:00, 2019-06-17

"Third Child Shouldn't Be Allowed To Vote": Ramdev On Population Control Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights. He also batted for a pan-India ban on......
13:00, 2019-05-26

"Over 2 Children, No Vote": Giriraj Singh's Solution To Population Issue Couples with more than two children should be stripped of their voting rights, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on the occasion of World Population Day today, spurring allegations that he was......
20:45, 2019-07-11

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean warming, according to new research. Related: What...
20:15, 2019-05-27

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while dwindling off New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish’s population will look like in several years. University of Maine scientist Rick Wahle has documented tren...
19:45, 2019-06-30

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
18:30, 2019-06-06

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
02:15, 2019-06-18

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Long Island, suspended Officer Valerie CincinelliR...
06:30, 2019-06-18

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
23:30, 2019-06-19

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre to implement measures to control the country's rising population on the ground that it was......
14:45, 2019-05-28

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing population....
20:00, 2019-06-17

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest population forecasts shows, is that countries experi...
14:45, 2019-07-11

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close link between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and demographic trends – urging everyone to “unlock opportunities for those left behind and he...
20:45, 2019-07-11

Aunties Know Best? Data Suggests Single, Childless Women Are the 'Happiest Population Subgroup' Hey, Happily Marrieds with Children, no need to pity the single, childless women in your life. As it turns out, their life choices may be a literal lifesaver....
00:30, 2019-06-01

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division said ...
01:15, 2019-06-18

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
04:45, 2019-05-23

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:00, 2019-06-18

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around noon Sunday. Authorities are searching for 23-year-o...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled, a judge has ruled. The ruling Wednesday means Apolinar Alt...
21:15, 2019-07-06

Immigrant mother, daughter graduate from same college, together _____ Sandra Murillo arrived in the United States from Colombia with one suitcase, $1,000 and a goal to eventually be joined by her daughter to share the new life she would start. Two decades later, Murillo and daughter, Katherinn Lopez-Murillo, donned their mortarboards and on the same day, graduat...
20:15, 2019-05-26

For an Immigrant Family, Sarajevo Still Casts Its Shadow In a two-part memoir, “My Parents/This Does Not Belong to You,” Aleksandar Hemon shows how Bosnia and its wartime strife have shaped a life of exile....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this inability to forgive.”...
11:30, 2019-07-12

Two Immigrant Children Have Died in U.S. Custody in the Last Week A 16-year-old Guatemalan child has died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency said in a statement on Monday. The child, who was not identified in the statement, is the fifth minor to die while in U.S. immigration custody in six months, and the second in just the past week. ...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country remains on a “positive trajectory,” the UN Security Council was told on Wednesday....
10:30, 2019-05-23

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he was not concerned about the advance notice....
18:15, 2019-07-12

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
06:15, 2019-07-13

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
23:15, 2019-05-23

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay....
00:30, 2019-07-13

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing. Republicans are denouncing the comment by Lauren Underwood, an Illinois congresswoman...
17:45, 2019-05-22

A boy was bullied with anti-immigrant taunts. His mom was beaten when she defended him A 13-year-old New Jersey boy faces assault charges for allegedly attacking the mother of a classmate, after the classmate reported him to school officials for anti-immigrant taunts, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said in a media release....
02:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
08:45, 2019-07-11

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violence, the top UN official in the country told the Se...
06:00, 2019-06-21

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago by a separate group coming mainly from the Korean Peninsula, the Yayoi people. However, the archaeological evidence used to reach this conclusion is in...
01:15, 2019-06-21

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those ‘America is great because America is good’ stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a Japanese incarceration camp, as the site of a “temporary emergency influx shelter” to house immigra...
18:30, 2019-06-12

Bangladeshi Immigrant, 22, Charged With Planning Times Square Attack An immigrant from Bangladesh who allegedly expressed support for the ISIS was charged Friday with planning an attack on New York's famed tourist destination Times Square....
14:30, 2019-06-08

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid immigrant families. The lawsuit against several members of Patriot Movement AZ and AZ Patriots was filed in federal court Tuesday and seeks an injunction...
21:30, 2019-06-04

A Tale of Murder, Revenge and a Canadian Immigrant Dream Gone Wrong Vancouver is riveted by the murder trial of a Chinese immigrant, accused of killing his wealthy relative. The story pulls together many strands of recent changes in the city....
17:45, 2019-06-01

Court rules against Trump on immigrant teen abortion policy WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington is backing an order barring the Trump administration from enforcing a policy that had prevented immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions. The Trump administration’s policy dates to 2017. It prohibited shelters from fac...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay        ...
02:15, 2019-05-31

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
07:15, 2019-06-01

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
17:15, 2019-07-11

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay....
21:15, 2019-07-12

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries, she told him, like a storm is coming.“Bananas, mi...
09:15, 2019-07-13

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
05:15, 2019-06-05

Canada united: Warm immigrant welcome breeds tennis heroes Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime head to Wimbledon with a whole nation behind them as they showcase the country’s enlightened immigration policySomething is stirring in Canada and it has nothing to do with flying hockey pucks or angry bears. Almost from nowhere tennis is buzzing on the big...
22:45, 2019-06-30

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. border agents....
18:15, 2019-07-11

Trump's Mass Anti-Immigrant Raids Are Reportedly Happening This Sunday The Trump administration’s planned mass arrests of undocumented immigrants are now scheduled to begin this Sunday, multiple sources told the New York Times. The arrests were postponed last month after resistance from both inside and outside the administration....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Former ICE director: Dems 'drive' to see Trump fail more important to them than immigrant lives Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan blamed Democrats Wednesday for prolonging the border crisis saying their "hatred" for President Trump is more important to them than lives of illegal immigrant children....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants if elected president in 2020....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Palantir has no place at Berkeley: they help tear immigrant families apart | Marisa Franco Why is Palantir, a data-mining company, sponsoring a conference at Berkeley on privacy? This week, Berkeley Law School is hosting its annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference, a gathering of academics, advocates, government officials, lawyers, business people and others dedicated to digital privacy – ...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Patsy May Be Fiction, But Its Story of a Black Woman Immigrant Is Searingly True Patsy, the stunning second novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn, chronicles the often hidden sacrifices that black immigrant women make in pursuit of the ever elusive American Dream. As in her first novel, the acclaimed Here Comes the Sun, Dennis-Benn crafts a narrative set between her native Jamaica and her...
15:45, 2019-05-22

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under a controversial US government proposal that would penalize immigrants for using benefits if they ap...
20:00, 2019-07-01

U.S. to probe border agents' online anti-immigrant chatter: official The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group where border agents joked about immigrants dying, he said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Arrests of immigrant families promised by Trump to begin on Sunday, Times says U.S. authorities on Sunday will begin arresting at least 2,000 immigrant families eligible for deportation in a nationwide series of raids long threatened by President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported, citing former and current officials....
01:45, 2019-07-12

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
23:15, 2019-06-14

If there is an 'immigrant' who has failed to integrate in America, it's Donald Trump | Richard Wolffe People like Trump hate our freedoms so much they want to turn us into some kind of dictatorship like they had back home – in EuropeWhy does Donald Trump hate America so much? What is it about this German-American that makes him think he can tell native-born citizens what to say and how to behave?“So...
04:00, 2019-07-16

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
05:15, 2019-06-22

U.S. presidential hopeful Booker vows to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and sharply limiting the time unaccompanied children spend in custody....
15:00, 2019-07-02

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour showed vividly, to politicians and the media, how well run and clean the children’s detention centers a...
04:00, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
18:15, 2019-07-11

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
14:45, 2019-06-13

Booker outlines plan to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' through executive order Cory Booker on Tuesday unveiled a plan to "virtually eliminate immigrant detention" and expand protections for illegal immigrants through executive order -- and bypassing Congress entirely -- "on day one of his presidency."...
12:30, 2019-07-02

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
04:45, 2019-06-28

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year and marked the fourth consecutive year of record a...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene after police opened fire. The unidentified suspec...
01:30, 2019-07-14

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with endings....
02:30, 2019-05-31

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sport....
08:30, 2019-06-13

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
15:15, 2019-07-16

Desegregation remains an issue in many US schools CLEVELAND, Miss. — This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past. Two rival high schools in Cleveland, one historically black and the other historically white, had to be merged just two years ag...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units descended on the area in the effo...
07:15, 2019-05-25

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
23:45, 2019-06-23

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
01:15, 2019-06-04

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
08:45, 2019-06-29

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Mexican president lashes out at Trump in angry letter, says he turned U.S. into anti-immigrant country 'overnight' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back at President Donald Trump's move to impose a blanket 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in a letter on Thursday that was alternately angry and philosophical....
00:00, 2019-06-01

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
04:45, 2019-05-23

A Midweek Steamy Surge That dry, comfortable air is about to be displaced by a warm front and a steamy surge that follows. We’re set to get muggy midweek as another round of very warm and humid air envelops the Commonwealth. Highs will rise to the mid to upper 80s Wednesday and stay elevated the rest of the week and...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Surge won't stop tweeting about ska Last month, we reported on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s professed love of ska music and how it set him apart from a crowded field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with less-embarrassing musical taste. Now, however, an unlikely ally has emerged to help de Blasio in his valiant cause. Popular 1990s soda...
22:15, 2019-06-03

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be butt-hurt about the comparison....
13:45, 2019-06-19

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team field will be unveiled Monday. The tournament beg...
08:45, 2019-05-27

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will be working tirelessly with the clubs in the FA Wo...
03:30, 2019-07-05

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers say they’re seeing so much student anxiety that a national union newsletter labels it a “mental health tsunami.” Many of those educators, along with doctors and researchers, say smartphones — especially the nonstop pull of social media — are at least p...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Tripura To Hand Over 20 State-Run Schools To ISKCON Tripura government has decided to hand over 20 state-run schools including 13 closed institutions to ISKCON to run them, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said on Friday....
15:45, 2019-06-21

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City, Philadelphia and other districts entered zeros in...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
18:30, 2019-06-04

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
18:15, 2019-06-04

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
01:30, 2019-06-12

Malta schools ask what's a better uniform — ties or tracksuits Children in Malta are obliged to wear school uniforms, a tradition that many European countries abandoned long ago. State schools may finally ditch ties and blazers, a relief for kids as one private school has shown....
15:45, 2019-05-29

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make school meals more environmentally friendly and re...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
19:15, 2019-05-27

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if that were to be successful, how it would offer any ty...
05:45, 2019-06-30

What to Do Before, During and After a Flood After a year of record-breaking precipitation across the country, large swaths of the midwest are dealing with extreme levels of flooding. Thousands of people across Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas have been evacuated in the wake of levees failing on three rivers, while Illinois, Nebraska and Indiana ar...
19:15, 2019-06-04

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported. The 21 maids, groundskeepers and other workers fired earlier this year from five of Trump’s ...
02:30, 2019-07-06

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment can me...
18:00, 2019-06-16

BJP Slams Bengal Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday lashed out at the West Bengal government, saying that it had ordered the construction of dining rooms in state-run schools in Cooch Behar district......
11:30, 2019-06-28

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on......
18:15, 2019-05-30

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment ...
08:00, 2019-06-17

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucson Unified School District is considering using Men...
04:30, 2019-07-13

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safety plans and incorrect personnel records. “The stat...
03:30, 2019-06-14

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that he’s ordered cops to stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools. Controversial Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza went so far as to say cops s...
00:30, 2019-06-21

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 2017, to 192 in 2018. It was the first time school a...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in question. They also say they have informed the school...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Judge Real, who desegregated California schools, dies at 95 LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who desegregated schools in Southern California, has died. He was 95. The court’s Central District of California said in a statement posted Friday that Real died on Wednesday. His courtroom was in Los Angeles. Real was the longest-serving act...
01:45, 2019-07-01

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of schools remain shuttered....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
16:15, 2019-05-22

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
11:30, 2019-06-15

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans stars....
20:30, 2019-05-29

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institutions, all you have to do to get an answer is poke ...
06:45, 2019-05-22

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
07:15, 2019-07-14

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
16:30, 2019-06-03

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pokém......
00:30, 2019-06-12

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught wi...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
20:45, 2019-06-15

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Commission said the Dept. of Education spends too mu...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
19:15, 2019-06-06

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, citing worries over trade tensions and......
00:15, 2019-07-11

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated he was prepared to act in the face of escalating trade tensions be...
23:45, 2019-06-04

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
23:45, 2019-06-12

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump. (June 28)        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Chewy Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of Chewy opened above its initial-public-offering price as the online pet-products retailer made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange....
18:30, 2019-06-14

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
00:00, 2019-06-04

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Beyond Meat reported a wider net loss of $6.6 million, or 95 cents a shares, up from a loss of $5.7 mi...
10:15, 2019-06-07

Never Try To Drive Through a Flood It’s hurricane season, and we’ve got a weirdo storm brewing up in the Gulf of Mexico right now. The storm is heading toward Louisiana, which has already struggled with flooding this week, so it’s time that we issue the following demand, ever so calmly:...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Flood Havoc Flooding has imperiled crops and livestock in the agricultural heartland at a time when farmers are already feeling the pain of the trade war with China....
16:45, 2019-06-10

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Sixth grader represents Amphi Schools in national spelling bee TUCSON – A local 12-year-old spelling bee contestant made it to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to compete with more than 500 other kids. News 4 Tucson learned that Tanish Doshi was eliminated in the third round Tuesday afternoon. Doshi, a sixth grader at Richard B. Wilson K-8 School, is one of nine stud...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
12:45, 2019-06-05

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, has now come under investigation herself, but rema...
03:45, 2019-06-09

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
05:30, 2019-06-04

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
13:15, 2019-06-03

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-01

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, reported ...
00:00, 2019-06-22

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
18:45, 2019-07-08

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Top Carranza executives ditched their residential zones for ‘whiter’ schools Two of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top executives ditched their residential zones to get their kids into better — and less diverse — schools, The Post has learned....
08:45, 2019-07-07

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday. Jadyn Turner, a 15-year-old from Nyack, and her d...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
13:00, 2019-06-13

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Tuesday....
02:45, 2019-05-28

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary.The guidelines will combine teaching on relations...
19:15, 2019-06-27

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
11:00, 2019-06-18

The Yankee who hasn’t been part of recent home run surge BALTIMORE — The recent shower of power orchestrated by Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez has not only been welcomed by the Yankees, it has made up for a dip in that department from a bat that carried the Yankees early in the season when Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar and Aaron Hicks ...
08:30, 2019-05-23

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interest rates, stimulating growth in the world’s largest oil-consuming country, and a drop in US cru...
14:45, 2019-06-20

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
14:30, 2019-05-22

EU election: Surge for Greens, losses for centrist bloc Results have begun coming in across the European Union. Across the bloc, traditional center parties saw their support decline as Green parties reaped the rewards. Read the latest here....
23:15, 2019-05-26

Slack starts trade with surge, valued at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, debuted in public trading at a price of $38.50 each, valuing the company at more than $23 billion, well above the $16 billion reference point set by the New York Stock Exchange....
19:30, 2019-06-20

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
00:15, 2019-06-09

Wimbledon day 10: Williams and Halep surge into final – video Day 10 of Wimbledon was women's semi-final day, with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina competing for a place in the final Continue reading......
15:15, 2019-07-12

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 percent surge — according to NYPD data. The tragic...
05:45, 2019-05-26

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-12

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
19:15, 2019-05-30

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
01:45, 2019-06-20

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
02:15, 2019-05-25

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
15:30, 2019-06-12

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically what to do to clean up....
20:15, 2019-06-01

The Secure Act may flood your 401(k) with annuities. Here's what you should know While many people may be drawn to the idea of guaranteed income in retirement, it's important to understand the pros and cons of annuities before buying one....
02:30, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
19:45, 2019-07-13

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders, particularly for something as imperative as a ho...
03:00, 2019-06-20

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation speeches to speak out on the unfolding climate crisis...
12:30, 2019-06-07

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat Tomorrow, Schools, Colleges Closed: 10 Points Nearly three lakh people will be evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The entire coastline, from Kutch to south Gujarat has been......
06:30, 2019-06-12

Asian parents call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing Branding him a “dangerous” anti-Asian racist, a group of some 80 protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan to call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s ouster. Chanting, marching and waving signs, the mostly Asian American pare...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers diverts 'nearly $100M' to schools in budget veto Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a series of budget vetoes Wednesday, one of which will funnel millions of extra dollars for spending at state schools....
20:30, 2019-07-03

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of pro-charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with represent...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percent of those same Mott Haven students — nearly all H...
03:45, 2019-06-30

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
23:45, 2019-06-05

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
08:45, 2019-06-29

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
01:45, 2019-06-04

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
19:01, 2019-05-28

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
08:15, 2019-07-13

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:30, 2019-05-27

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga" In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will......
06:15, 2019-07-05

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
08:45, 2019-06-03

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
14:30, 2019-06-14

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
06:30, 2019-06-01

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
04:01, 2019-05-23

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
01:00, 2019-07-13

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
02:30, 2019-06-22

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-23

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
06:15, 2019-07-12

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
06:45, 2019-07-05

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs will go into effect in a matter of days and the levies could get more severe over tim...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drivers to write in with their frustrations, saying tha...
03:00, 2019-05-22

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
11:45, 2019-06-05

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO......
11:30, 2019-06-15

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday. Mexico is on track for 60,000 asylum a...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors could improve. Backed by the confidence that comes with five straight NBA finals, the Warriors forwar...
07:00, 2019-06-03

European shares pause after 5% surge, Iran tensions weigh Rising tensions between the United States and Iran helped halt European stock market gains on Friday after a strong run driven by signals from major central banks that they are on the verge of more action to prop up a slowing global economy....
11:00, 2019-06-21

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
10:30, 2019-05-28

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
22:15, 2019-06-19

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
06:15, 2019-06-14

California sees surge in ammo sales ahead of stricter law California ammunition providers are seeing a spike in sales ahead of a new state law that will clamp down on individuals trying to buy ammo. Proposition 63, which Gov. Gavin Newsom made a cornerstone of his campaign and was approved by voters in 2016, is slated to go into effect July 1. “From San Be...
21:15, 2019-06-10

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers to its menu, betting on a growing market for premium meat alternatives to attract new customers....
21:00, 2019-07-16

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
22:15, 2019-06-16

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republican-led states are going in the opposite direction...
18:15, 2019-06-01

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
00:15, 2019-06-06

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
23:00, 2019-06-14

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
14:45, 2019-05-31

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have data breaches. It was the kind of consumer welfare l...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Offshore spending surge risks overruns up to $220 bln by 2023 -Rystad Offshore oil services providers stand to gain as oil companies increase approvals for new projects, but the activity boom raises risks of cost overruns and could deter future spending, researcher Rystad Energy said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Lakes Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge DETROIT (AP) — Wet spring weather has pushed Lake Erie’s water level to its highest point ever recorded. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the shallowest of the Great Lakes hit the milestone in May, surpassing the previous peak set in 1986. Lake Superior also reached its highest kn...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens...
11:30, 2019-06-09

EU election: Surge for Greens and euroskeptics, losses for centrist blocs Provisional results show significant losses for the dominant conservative and center-left blocs, while the Greens, Liberals and euroskeptic parties made gains. Follow DW's live ticker for the latest updates....
03:15, 2019-05-27

Greens surge as German governing parties perform poorly Germany’s governing parties have slid to their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year...
03:45, 2019-05-27

Despite Rite Aid earnings miss, shares surge on Amazon partnership Despite disappointing quarterly earnings results, shares of Rite Aid surged 22% Thursday on news of a deal with Amazon that gave investors hope for a turnaround....
21:15, 2019-06-27

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
21:45, 2019-06-30

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheri...
20:45, 2019-06-03

Justin Verlander blames MLB for juiced balls, home run surge Houston Astros ace and All-Star starter says he's "100 percent" certain MLB is advocating livelier baseballs to increase home runs.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the Democratic primary — giving her a financial boost after a fiery debate exchange with Joe Biden. The California Democrat’s presidential campaign received donations from more than 279,000 individuals, who donated an average...
23:45, 2019-07-05

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia?Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, including stalking, harassment and violent assault, have more...
01:00, 2019-06-15

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive technology sector led the market's gains, while rea...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Flood of New Jets Will Create Turbulence After years of getting crowded with small planes and big planes, the skies are about to be invaded by medium-sized planes. The shift may delight airlines and flyers, but is starting to create problems for plane owners....
13:15, 2019-07-10

Immigrant rights groups to high court: 'We count!' Immigrants rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court Thursday as justices put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 27)        ...
20:45, 2019-06-27

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
12:00, 2019-06-05

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairytale in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park. The crowd...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Tyson Foods recalls over 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters sold to restaurants, schools Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
04:45, 2019-06-09

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Summer Break Of Haryana Government, Private Schools Extended Till July 7 Haryana government today extended summer holidays of all government and private schools till July 7 due to rising temperature and prevalent heatwave....
10:15, 2019-07-01

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state Assembly held a behind-closed-doors caucus meetin...
07:00, 2019-06-13

New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress A new report shows Arizona schools are improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The National Assessment Governing Board tests a large group of students in every state to allow for comparisons between the states. Source: pixabay.com The board’s most recent report sho...
09:45, 2019-07-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies, stocks surge on trade relief A global rally in equities spilled over to Latin America on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade negotiations, helping Brazil's main stock index extend a stellar second-quarter performance. Sao Paulo-listed shares which logged its biggest quarterly percentage gain ...
18:45, 2019-07-01

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a spike in prices centre on Tehran’s potential to c...
16:30, 2019-06-15

‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge In Chicago, an American party derided and feared for 100 years looked eagerly to a brighter futureAs the Communist party USA kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration, Jarvis Tyner called for delegates and guests at the national convention in Chicago to “set the record straight” about one of Amer...
18:30, 2019-06-23

Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements....
18:00, 2019-06-08

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated costs, with Uber pocketing the difference. Read more......
21:30, 2019-07-01

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
05:45, 2019-06-14

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’s just an especially busy night, you might end up ...
04:00, 2019-06-15

Feng wins Thornberry Creek Classic with late birdie surge China’s Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes to card a nine-under-par 63 and win the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic by one shot from Ariya Jutanugarn on Sunday....
16:15, 2019-07-08

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
05:30, 2019-05-25

European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
18:15, 2019-05-27

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
18:30, 2019-05-27

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
14:38, 2019-05-21

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
19:45, 2019-05-25

President Trump Signs Aid Package to Help Government Cope With Migrant Surge WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted to provide stronger protections for how migra...
02:15, 2019-07-02

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
19:15, 2019-06-10

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the continued flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
03:15, 2019-05-31

Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
07:15, 2019-05-31

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:00, 2019-05-31

High-Tech Disruptors of Bond Market Enjoy Stock Surge Investors have richly rewarded a pair of companies that are bringing electronic trading to the bond market, which has long been dominated by Wall Street banks making deals by phone, email and instant message....
21:15, 2019-07-03

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning that Iran is ele...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Esports, which is short for electronic sports, refers t...
12:30, 2019-07-13

An expert explains the Q2 sales surge in Manhattan real estate market Manhattan real estate has posted the first gains in over a year and a half. Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
18:00, 2019-07-02

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” For the past two years, Middendorf has volunteered w...
10:00, 2019-05-31

Flash Flood Threat Continues Tuesday Our stagnant, unsettled pattern persists Tuesday- a flash flood watch continues with rounds of showers, storms and heavy rain still swamping the Commonwealth. We’ll see another midday break in the action after a very wet early Tuesday morning. Watch for more scattered showers and storms develo...
13:15, 2019-06-18

More Than 4 Lakh Affected In Flood-Hit Assam: Updates More than four lakh have been affected in 17 of the 27 districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
07:15, 2019-07-12

Heavy Rain And Flash Flood Threat Late weekend heavy rain plus additional rounds inbound the next couple of days will lead to an elevated flash flood threat early this week. A flash flood watch is in effect for Bluegrass, northern & eastern counties Monday and Tuesday. Expect rounds of showers, strong storms and torrential rain on a...
11:15, 2019-06-17

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Saturday and Sunday will lead to heavy rain and the pot...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won't plant an acre this year. (May 29)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-30

Flash Flood Watch Extended until Thursday PM Currently, showers are present on the radar, but the severity is low. Heavy rain and lightning are the main threats with the current set up, but we will see some changes later in the evening. Heavy downpours, strong wind gusts, and some small hail are all possible through the evening. Otherwise, it’...
20:30, 2019-06-18

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
03:00, 2019-07-06

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Orders Fire Safety Audit Of Schools Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres following a massive blaze which engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Sarthana,......
02:15, 2019-05-25

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
18:15, 2019-05-21

Holocaust history now required in Oregon schools after law championed by teen, concentration camp survivor Oregon public schools will now be required to teach students about the Holocaust, and other genocides throughout history, after the passage of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown on Monday....
17:45, 2019-07-16

CBD-infused food and beverages are still illegal under U.S. law. So why are they everywhere? A new line of beverages containing “active hemp extract” debuts in stores this week, which may push the FDA closer to establishing a regulatory framework...
09:15, 2019-06-29

Jeongeun Lee6 rides Sunday surge to win U.S. Women's Open championship Jeongeun Lee finished at 6-under 278 in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, a fitting number for a player who goes by the nickname “Lucky 6.”        ...
05:15, 2019-06-03

TSA checkpoint times will be up slightly over July 4; shorthanded agency can handle surge, chief says TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July Fourth holiday period.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-03

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
12:00, 2019-06-11

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going public....
15:45, 2019-06-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recently discovered two fraudulent digital wallets. The f...
08:45, 2019-05-24

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Serena Williams withstands surge from Alison Riske to reach Wimbledon semifinals Serena Williams withstood a late surge from American Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday but held on for the 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win.        ...
18:30, 2019-07-09

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02:00, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Brazilian markets surge on rate cut hopes, stocks hit record high Brazilian markets rose strongly on Friday, as the increasing likelihood of lower domestic and overseas interest rates in the coming months boosted investor sentiment and sent stocks to their highest on record....
19:15, 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
03:30, 2019-06-14

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team, Emmet Flood, will leave his post later this month after helping him handle the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign....
23:15, 2019-06-01

Heavy rains cause flash flood chaos in Nebraska Flash flood warnings have been issued for a section of Nebraska after an overnight deluge. Up to nine inches of rain fell from storms that struck Buffalo, Dawson, Kearney and Phelps counties. (July 9)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
17:00, 2019-07-15

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage in Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The river dropped below flood stage at Guttenberg, Iowa, early Tuesday, and was more than a half-f...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
15:30, 2019-07-13

Firefighters swim through flash flood, save driver Severe weather in Louisiana caused a flash flood that swept away a woman's car, forcing rescuers to save the woman.        ...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of properties that are susceptible to flooding. An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows those buyouts have been getting more expensive. Many o...
18:45, 2019-05-27

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
10:30, 2019-06-03

Trump announces exit of top WH lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump announced the departure of top White House attorney Emmet Flood, who represented the administration in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
03:15, 2019-06-02

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Mississippi River spillway opening again for flood control NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the Mississippi River rises, a spillway in Louisiana will be opened for the third time ever — and only the second time for flood control. The Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin opening the Morganza Spillway on Sunday. For three days water will rise one foot (one-third meter...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age children over the next two years....
18:15, 2019-05-29

Sacramento County Says It's Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage There’s an interesting discussion happening over at the Grassroots Motorsports forum right now, and presumably at many other places off-line. It’s about laws in Sacramento County stating, essentially, that almost any auto repair you do on your property is illegal. Of course, this is deeply troubling...
05:01, 2019-07-04

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illegal in the city. New Yorkers are also caught up in t...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Dumpster diving remains illegal in Germany Justice ministers from Germany's federal states have rejected proposals to legalize taking discarded food from supermarket garbage containers. Millions of tons of edible groceries are thrown away each year in Germany....
21:30, 2019-06-06

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, according to several Department of Homeland Security offic...
22:45, 2019-06-06

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal rights...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
10:45, 2019-05-23

Kik raised $98M with a potentially illegal ICO. Now it wants your money to fight the SEC Kik, the embattled messaging startup behind the Kin cryptocurrency, is now crowd-sourcing donations to help fund its legal battle with US regulators. The Defend Crypto Fund is said to be tailored specifically to fight the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “on behalf of the future of crypto...
18:45, 2019-05-28

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after President Trump suggested he might accept dirt on an opponent from a foreign government. FEC chair Ellen ...
12:30, 2019-06-14

New York might make it illegal to text while walking Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're looking at your phone....
16:30, 2019-05-21

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games. In the suit, Niantic accuses Global++ of being a...
19:45, 2019-06-17

NYC braces for ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants New York City was on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Bitta Mostofi, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immig...
03:30, 2019-07-14

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly. The post US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:30, 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
06:30, 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
16:45, 2019-05-27

PC maker Lenovo books fourth-quarter profit surge, says production unaffected by trade war Tech giant Lenovo Group Ltd on Thursday reported a market-beating three-fold surge in quarterly profit helped by strong personal computer (PCs) sales, and said its production plans had not been affected by the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:15, 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
01:15, 2019-05-24

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commotities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
15:15, 2019-05-29

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped....
05:15, 2019-06-19

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
03:15, 2019-06-03

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issued by the government. Five more died today, taking......
21:45, 2019-07-16

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant rain. So far, 20 people have lost their lives, five......
21:45, 2019-07-16

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive break from persistent downpours While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather will not be as persistent as in recent weeks....
22:45, 2019-06-09

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
17:00, 2019-07-15

6 Killed, Over 8 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam Over eightlakh peoplehave been affected in 21 of the 33districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
06:15, 2019-07-13

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum....
12:15, 2019-07-01

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that they did...
16:30, 2019-07-16

Sprawling Siberia flood wrecks young family's home Svetlana Semyonova, 32, returned to her devastated home after abandoning it last week as a flood was sweeping through the region to find furniture broken, her daughters' Disney wallpaper sodden and debris everywhere....
20:15, 2019-07-03

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emissions continue largely unchecked, more than 187 millio...
21:00, 2019-05-21

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
04:00, 2019-06-14

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
01:45, 2019-05-30

Thousands of acres expected to flood as spillway opens in Louisiana The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with communities facing flooding as it opens the Morganza Spillway on Sunday in Louisiana        ...
23:15, 2019-05-29

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring’s widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy. Tasked with responding to natural disasters that seem ever more frequent an...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. Damage extends downstream into Arkansas following h...
01:30, 2019-06-05

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper part of the state....
20:30, 2019-07-08

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has been washed away and the crops in her fields laid......
18:30, 2019-07-14

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
21:00, 2019-07-02

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in the state.Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called......
15:00, 2019-07-14

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
06:15, 2019-05-30

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in a Lincolnshire town where nearly 600 homes have been evacuated.Police have advised residents in around 590 properties in Wainfleet and neighbouring are...
21:15, 2019-06-16

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
09:00, 2019-06-17

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-23

European elections 2019: Liberal Democrats surge in London as party tops poll in capital The Liberal Democrats have seen a surge in London as they topped the European election poll in the city. The party picked up three seats after receiving zero last time around. Labour and the Brexit Party received two seats each and the Greens picked up one....
00:15, 2019-05-27

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to discourage criminal activity. ...
01:00, 2019-07-10

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, rate cut bets lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
00:15, 2019-07-04

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: Trump should be calling Elizabeth Warren 'Geronimo' amid poll surge MSNBC host Chris Matthews showered Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, with praise on Tuesday night, so much so that he suggested to President Trump that he ought to start calling her "Geronimo" due to her recent surge in the polls.  ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
00:00, 2019-06-14

US To Hit Mexico With Tariffs Over 'Illegal Migrants': Donald Trump Washington will impose a five percent tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10, a measure that will last until "illegal migrants" stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald......
12:45, 2019-05-31

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I could see, would be the driver’s license for undocume...
12:00, 2019-06-22

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather Briccetti, CEO of the Business Council of New York...
03:15, 2019-05-30

Suspected would-be cop killer arrested for illegal firearm possession Willie Smith, 40, on Monday was hit with charges including three counts of attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to police and city records....
03:15, 2019-06-05

'Catastrophic' no deal could see imports of food illegal to produce in UK A no deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" and could lead to food being imported that would be illegal to produce in the UK, the head of the National Farmers' Union has warned....
23:00, 2019-07-07

Top sheriff warns: Trump’s ‘done’ if illegal immigration isn’t slashed One of America’s top sheriffs and supporter of President Trump is warning that if the administration doesn’t curb the explosion of illegal immigration across the southern border, the president will lose reelection in 2020....
02:15, 2019-05-31

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread to nearby houses, officials said....
17:15, 2019-05-28

Trump says tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump tweeted Sunday: “America has had enough.” The president ...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria said on Saturday....
19:45, 2019-06-08

Mass prosecutions for illegal immigrants are ineffective, says lawyer TUCSON, Ariz. — The immigration crisis in Arizona’s second-largest city plays out five days a week as grim-faced US Marshals escort groups of up to 75 migrants, handcuffed and shackled at the waist and ankles, into a grand second-floor courtroom in a downtown federal building. Most are from Central ...
06:30, 2019-06-23

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
15:15, 2019-06-07

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests....
23:00, 2019-06-27

La Liga fined over app that spied on illegal match screenings • €250,000 fine imposed by data watchdog • ‘We profoundly disagree with this decision’La Liga has been ordered to pay a €250,000 (£220,000) fine after Spain’s data protection watchdog said its official match-following app had been used to spy on bars that had been showing games illegally.Last year, ...
11:15, 2019-06-13