TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 21:15, 2019-07-11

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program

The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program

Source: upi.com

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her gross mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program, court papers said. The American Federation of Teachers filed the suit in Washington D.C. on behalf...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments....
18:30, 2019-07-11

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
15:00, 2019-07-08

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service....
05:15, 2019-05-27

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
23:30, 2019-07-11

The House Wants Betsy DeVos' Emails The House Oversight and Reform Committee has requested that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hand over personal emails in which she discussed state business while in office, according to The Hill. Lock her up, amirite?...
10:30, 2019-07-16

Lock Her Up! Betsy DeVos Used Her Personal Email for Government Business Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, aka America’s most sinister church bake-goods saleswoman, used her email occasionally for government business and hasn’t saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal accounts....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of Hou...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
09:15, 2019-05-26

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs....
00:15, 2019-07-16

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
07:45, 2019-06-10

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
01:30, 2019-07-11

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
06:45, 2019-06-04

US loan market ready to feast on AbbVie's jumbo US$38bn bridge loan NEW YORK, June 27 (LPC) - A US$38bn bridge loan backing US biopharmaceutical company AbbVie’s US$63bn bid for Botox-maker Allergan, and the additional bank business the merger will generate, is expected to be welcomed with open arms by a robust US loan market starved of new lending opportunities....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private school tuition vouchers. Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro Valley accuses the state Department of Education ...
02:45, 2019-07-22

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M.G. Dear M.G.: Good point. Let’s forgive all debt! Everybody, your debts are forgiven. Nobody owes taxes. Everybody now can go out and spend and increa...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Forgiveness at New Zealand's service for terror victims At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of Christchurch on March 15....
03:15, 2019-06-22

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened in-between is a story of crime and punishment, and a question of how justice works in the social media era. Simone Burns, who is also known as Simone O’...
20:30, 2019-07-05

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
16:00, 2019-06-02

DeVos deals final blow to ‘gainful’ rule Treasury unveils rules for university endowment tax — School choice advocates praise SCOTUS for taking case on public funding for private religious schools...
03:15, 2019-07-02

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
20:45, 2019-06-28

DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden graduates could find gainful employment....
04:45, 2019-06-29

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
15:15, 2019-05-21

‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
20:15, 2019-05-22

Holocaust survivor who preached forgiveness, despite being tortured alongside her twin by the Nazis, dies Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor died Thursday morning in Krakow, Poland, just miles from the Auschwitz concentration camp.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:30, 2019-05-27

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators cite what they claim are charters’ higher test sco...
02:00, 2019-07-13

Books of The Times: ‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful platforms to reach and mislead women seeking abort...
06:15, 2019-05-22

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

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their loans....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
03:45, 2019-07-09

Samsung is getting sued in Australia for ‘misleading’ Galaxy phone ads The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking South Korean electronics giant Samsung to court, alleging the smartphone maker has misled consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy handsets.According to the ACCC, "Samsung has widely advertised on social media, online, TV, bil...
09:30, 2019-07-04

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and security of those who view adult content online.The Open Rights Group has analyzed the BBFC's Age-verification Certificate Standard, which outlines me...
04:00, 2019-06-17

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
22:30, 2019-05-24

AT&T has this year’s fastest US mobile network (thanks to those misleading ‘5GE’ upgrades) Thanks in part to its confusingly (some would say misleadingly) labeled LTE upgrades, AT&T has just been crowned by PCMag as having the fastest mobile network in the US. The distinction comes as a result of the magazine’s annual speed-focused matchup of the various wireless carriers. As always...
00:00, 2019-06-22

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must revise ads called ‘misleading’ MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, in a preliminary ruling on a lawsuit filed by MillerCoors against its rival. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western District of Wisconsi...
07:00, 2019-05-25

How former teachers are making $100,000 or more, and you can too Teachers are quitting their day jobs after making over $100,000 by advertising curated lesson plans on Pinterest. Lesson plan searches are up 59%.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-01

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
07:45, 2019-07-04

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
22:30, 2019-07-04

WRAPUP 1-China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
07:30, 2019-07-04

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for providing tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs misleadin...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Reports On High Unemployment Rate Misleading: Union Minister Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government....
12:15, 2019-07-01

Court dismisses ACCC claim 'flushable' wet wipes labelling is misleading Choice says the decision is terrible news for people who care about the environment and waterwaysAustralia’s consumer watchdog has failed to persuade a judge that Kimberly-Clark Australia misled customers when it said its wipes - moist towelettes - were flushable.The Australian Competition and Consu...
05:15, 2019-06-28

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing report released by the city Monday. Mayor de Blasio initiated a “45-day review” of the broker...
17:30, 2019-07-08

UP Government Promise Of Piped Drinking Water Misleading: Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Thursday said the state BJP government was misleading people by promising piped drinking water to every rural household within two years....
22:00, 2019-07-04

Teleshopping channels are selling smartphones with misleading, high-pressure tactics There’s something wrong on Freeview channel 21. That’s the conclusion I landed upon after watching two hours of Ideal World, a free-to-air UK teleshopping station, where they shamelessly pitched an unambiguously low-end smartphone using sales tactics I regard as misleading and high-pressure. The pho...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Hogan Gidley: Media coverage of Trump's 'dirt' comments misleading White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Thursday that the media is distorting President Trump’s latest controversial comments on taking opposition research from foreign nations and that the president would turn over any “nefarious” information to the FBI....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Boy Scouts admit letting sex predators return to scouting, misleading Congress Despite an earlier denial to Congress, the Boy Scouts of America have now admitted that sexual predators were allowed to return to scouting "decades ago" even after "credible accusations of sexual abuse.”...
03:15, 2019-06-05

New York Times uses misleading data to make case that America isn't great The New York Times decided that the Fourth of July was the best time to post a video titled, "Please Stop Telling Me America Is Great" that makes the case that the United States is "just okay."...
01:45, 2019-07-03

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the impression of slurred speech, which proliferated ...
04:01, 2019-05-25

Teachers hustle to afford housing Elementary school teacher Stacie Baur in Pennsylvania teaches English to Chinese students via Skype to make ends meet.        ...
14:30, 2019-06-05

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

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data rank...
10:15, 2019-06-20

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled "criminals" but many of his congregation walked out of the church....
10:15, 2019-07-05

New documentary 'Emanuel' reveals the power of forgiveness after Charleston church massacre The documentary 'Emanuel' follows the stories of forgiveness that emerged out of a heinous hate crime in a Charleston church.        ...
01:30, 2019-06-18

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1)        ...
15:30, 2019-07-01

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
23:15, 2019-07-03

Nike ‘Betsy Ross’ sneakers sell for $2,500 online These kicks got called offensive — and then they got expensive. Nike’s Air Max 1 USA sneakers — whose launch reportedly was kiboshed when Colin Kaepernick called to complain about its Betsy Ross flag design — fetched as much as $2,500 Tuesday on online sneaker auction site StockX. Former NFL quarter...
08:45, 2019-07-03

China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy is slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and that both countries wanted an agreement....
13:15, 2019-07-16

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and misleading job postings as openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates       ...
23:00, 2019-07-01

China Says Trump "Misleading" People Linking Trade Deal, Slowing Economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy was slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and......
13:45, 2019-07-16

ACCC sues Samsung for 'misleading' water-resistant claims on Galaxy phones Australia’s consumer watchdog alleges electronics giant deceived customers with claims made in more than 300 adsThe consumer watchdog is taking Samsung to court, accusing the technology company of misleading consumers by telling them that many of the four million Galaxy phones sold in Australia were...
05:45, 2019-07-04

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women’s health has come out against the term “fetal heartbeat bill” to describe abortion bans recently en...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Teachers, educators frustrated with state budget TUCSON – Tucson Education Association President Margaret Chaney tells News 4 Tucson she’s both frustrated and angry about Arizona’s statewide budget that was just signed into law this week. Chaney argues Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmakers could have allocated more money for education. &...
10:45, 2019-05-30

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the largest education walkout the country has seen, join...
07:15, 2019-05-29

After strikes, West Virginia teachers being tested again CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Teachers in West Virginia walked out of the classroom last year and sparked a national wave of strikes. They walked out this year too. Now they’re being tested again. It’s not clear, though, whether teachers have the clout to slow a Senate GOP education plan that...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students arou......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any education funding bills or state contracts, and kept the money flowing for years even though relatively few teachers were using it. The Clarion Ledger uncover...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Teachers are 3 times more likely to need a second job to make ends meet New research shows some teachers cannot make ends meet financially. One in six has to take a second job to balance their personal books.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-02

Teachers Hold Rally To Encourage Voters LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Teachers are among those urging people to get out and vote Tuesday. Monday night, teachers held a roadside rally in downtown Lexington. The rally was pushing Kentuckians to vote for public education. It’s no secret, that teachers and Governor Matt Bevin have had ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though. Dartmouth College......
23:30, 2019-06-23

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:00, 2019-06-03

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
06:15, 2019-06-13

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel. “I think that it instills a sense of pride and a ...
09:45, 2019-07-11

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of school safety measures filed after a gunman killed eig...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Many teachers need a side hustle to cover living expenses Stacie Baur teaches English to kids in China by teleconference for several hours each morning from her home to afford rent prior to her daily teaching job in Clairton, Penn.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

These stores are treating teachers to back-to-school discounts Some stores are treating teachers with special back-to-school discounts or holding events. Some have ongoing programs.       ...
12:00, 2019-07-13

Utah teachers get lessons on active shooter drills Teachers in Utah are spending their summer learning how to shoot guns and protect their students as part of a training held by police to prepare educators for an active shooter scenario in their schools. (July 5)        ...
01:15, 2019-07-06

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
22:15, 2019-07-05

Turns Out There Could Be a Huge Catch-22 for Teachers Who Want to Carry Guns Now that former Parkland, FL, cop and Marjory Stoneman Douglas resource office Scot Peterson has been arrested for failing to confront gunman Nicolas Cruz during the 2018 mass shooting, a new wrinkle has arisen in the ongoing effort to arm school employees: What happens if a teacher packing heat doe...
01:15, 2019-06-06

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
23:00, 2019-06-10

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
19:45, 2019-06-01

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
08:30, 2019-06-21

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
01:15, 2019-05-29

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
20:45, 2019-05-22

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald Reagan spoke of “enemies of freedom.”...
18:01, 2019-05-28

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
05:30, 2019-07-02

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
22:30, 2019-07-06

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
22:00, 2019-07-04

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
23:00, 2019-06-03

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
01:15, 2019-07-21

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations.The US ambassador, Jon Huntsman, called the decision to deny vis...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is one of several states that generally allow permit holders to carry guns in public schools....
00:30, 2019-07-06

YouTube blocked teachers who were uploading Hitler archival footage YouTube’s crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. The Google-owned platform announced a series of policy changes that will likely see hundreds of thousands of videos removed from the pl...
23:45, 2019-06-07

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, according to a report by the Times Union. The case ...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
06:45, 2019-06-04

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
08:45, 2019-07-08

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
21:15, 2019-07-03

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
22:30, 2019-07-09

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
16:01, 2019-05-22

Second judge blocks Justice Dept. bid for new legal team in census case A U.S. judge in Maryland on Wednesday rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census, the second time in two days a federal judge has stymied the government's attempt to bring in new lawyers....
00:00, 2019-07-11

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an estimated cost of $387 million....
17:00, 2019-05-21

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
04:15, 2019-07-16

U.S. Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe -Justice Dept U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
00:15, 2019-07-12

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
01:45, 2019-07-12

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two prosecutors could still unravel....
05:15, 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
21:01, 2019-05-29

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
22:00, 2019-07-04

Nike's 'Betsy Ross' sneakers are selling for more than $2,000 on sneaker resale site StockX The "Betsy Ross flag" sneakers will now be hard to come by after Nike reportedly told the retailers it sent them to as part of a celebratory Fourth-of-July-week launch to remove them from shelves and send them back....
16:45, 2019-07-02

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day in Arizona,” he was planning on announcing a “maj...
18:45, 2019-07-02

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid The sneaker giant defended its decision to pull a July Fourth shoe from shelves after NFL-star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, a move that stoked controversy inside and outside the company....
07:00, 2019-07-03

Protests Break Out At Betsy Layne Elementary School After Principal, Other Admins Suspended FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (Mountain Top News) –  Protests broke out at Betsy Layne Elementary following the apparent suspension of the Principal, Assistant Principal and other Administrators in an apparent state test cheating scheme. According to Mountain Top News, community members gathered on U.S. 2...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
20:45, 2019-07-03

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material related to Adolf Hitler, saying they are breaching new guidelines banning the promotion of hate speech...
14:45, 2019-06-06

Three sisters who all work as teachers in the state of Maine have decided to retire at the same time (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined 117 years. Sue Donovan teaches math at Memorial M...
08:30, 2019-06-21

Utah teachers attend firearms drills to prepare for active shooters At least 30 Utah teachers banded together to partake in a series of trainings where police instructed them how to use guns to respond to an active shooter....
05:45, 2019-07-06

Main Bhi Driver? How Assam's Contract Teachers Protested Minister Remark Contractual teachers appointed through the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) in Assam over the years are so annoyed with State Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharyya that they have taken a page out......
02:45, 2019-06-17

These stores offer teachers discounts and are holding events. Is your favorite included? Target, Walmart, Michaels, Barnes & Noble and other stores are offering teachers discounts or holding events. Find out if your store is participating.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-13

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns Getty "National Train a Teacher Day" is an annual movement put forth by pro-gun groups meant to teach educators how to use firearms. Nearly 300 gun shops around the country will offer free training and safety programs to teachers. Pro-gun activists and lobbyist groups have been trying for years t...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
22:45, 2019-07-16

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:15, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
00:15, 2019-07-04

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
01:00, 2019-07-04

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist, according to current and former U.S. officials....
01:30, 2019-06-06

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:45, 2019-05-28

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
18:15, 2019-07-16

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
03:00, 2019-07-17

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record....
04:15, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
06:00, 2019-07-04

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a local facility in New York....
22:30, 2019-06-18

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmation of a government secret....
09:30, 2019-06-01

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013....
20:30, 2019-07-05

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial incentives following its decision to pull its Betsy Ross shoes that featured an American flag. ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
05:30, 2019-07-02

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
05:45, 2019-07-04

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early American flag that many attribute to Betsy Ross. In ...
02:30, 2019-07-03

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
22:00, 2019-06-07

Honduras deploys security forces as doctors and teachers demand president's resignation Demonstrators demand president’s exit as privatization reforms spark fears for education and health servicesHonduran security forces with teargas and live bullets have been deployed to quell a wave of nationwide protests led by doctors and teachers demanding the resignation of the country’s presiden...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Teachers allegedly told to favor black students in ‘racial equity’ training In controversial “implicit bias” training, New York City’s public-school educators have been told to focus on black children over white ones — and one Jewish superintendent who described her family’s Holocaust tragedies was scolded and humiliated, according to firsthand accounts. A consultant hired ...
05:45, 2019-05-26

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
03:00, 2019-07-17

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
00:15, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
18:30, 2019-05-22

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
16:30, 2019-07-14

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
21:30, 2019-07-04

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
09:30, 2019-07-04

Rush Limbaugh unveils Betsy Ross shirt in response to Kaepernick, Nike: 'This is not the land of grievance' Radio host Rush Limbaugh said Friday he released a Betsy Ross T-shirt to give people an opportunity to pushback on those who trash American values and do not stand for American ideals....
17:15, 2019-07-12

Nike says Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker was pulled over 'concerns that it could unintentionally offend' Nike said the company made the decision to halt the release of a U.S.A.-themed sneaker, which featured a Betsy Ross flag on the heel, “based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend” people....
02:00, 2019-07-03

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
13:15, 2019-07-02

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
15:30, 2019-07-03

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
03:45, 2019-07-03

Middle school students allegedly added bodily fluids to food served to teachers Ohio middle school students could be charged after allegedly adding urine and semen to a home ec project that was eaten by their teachers.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a different sort take to the skies. We're a day early this week ...
02:30, 2019-07-05

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
05:45, 2019-06-12

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
01:00, 2019-07-03

#ImWithKap: Nike’s Market Value Jumps $3 Billion After Colin Kaepernick Gets Betsy Ross Sneakers Pulled From Shelves Republicans have been big mad since Nike decided to pull its Betsy Ross-inspired Air Max 1 USA sneakers. But it turns out that being on the right side of history just netted the footwear and apparel company a cool $3 billion in market value....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
09:30, 2019-07-04

Now You Can Get a Loan Just to Pay Your Rent From the department of the rent being too damn high comes this report from the Wall Street Journal: Loan companies are now marketing loans specifically to renters who need help making ends meet....
07:15, 2019-05-28

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
03:00, 2019-06-20

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
01:30, 2019-06-19

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
15:15, 2019-07-02

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
20:45, 2019-07-04

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
16:30, 2019-05-21

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
20:00, 2019-06-12

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan SBI Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers five different types of education......
09:30, 2019-05-28

Should you co-sign your child’s loan? With housing prices on the rise, young buyers with scant credit or low incomes are hard-pressed to qualify for loans. But their parents help in qualifying for the loan is neither easy nor risk-free....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
14:15, 2019-06-13

Jobs, education, GDP and more: The states with the best and worst economies To rank the best and worst state economies, 24/7 Wall St. factored in GDP and job growth, unemployment, poverty, and bachelor's degree attainment.       ...
15:15, 2019-07-06

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout Kentucky. The Army Credentialing Assistance Program provides funding for training and classes that lead to certificates, lic...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this training helps identify and use all the pieces you need ...
18:45, 2019-05-28

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
12:15, 2019-05-28

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
00:45, 2019-06-29

Student loan crisis: These are the schools that pay off the least With college tuition burdening the wallets of so many Americans, these schools aren't necessarily helping to solve the problem.       ...
15:15, 2019-07-21

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys launched the country’s first Master’s in blockchain te...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
19:30, 2019-07-15

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
19:45, 2019-07-09

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 25 Broadway. The nonprofit, previously located at 40 W. 20th St., will now have its own building with...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
18:15, 2019-06-13

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment. The city shelled out a whopping $25,199 per pupil during fiscal 2017, compared to just $12,201 nat...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
14:15, 2019-07-10

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the images on the visual information alone, or perhaps fac...
19:45, 2019-07-02

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants who settle in wealthy, developed host countries, ac...
16:15, 2019-05-21

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
07:00, 2019-07-11

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital transformation] is disrupting the whole economy and impacting all sectors alike. All the sectors need to automate to cut costs, stay competitive and imp...
13:45, 2019-07-09

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal that governments are failing to give all children an education, and that by 2030 one in six children...
16:00, 2019-07-09

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
20:15, 2019-07-13

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
23:30, 2019-06-07

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
20:30, 2019-06-05

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
04:15, 2019-07-16

Loan Market Splits Between 'Haves and Have-Nots' Some lower-rated businesses are being forced to pay up to complete new debt offerings even as others attract robust demand for their bonds and loans, a sign the debt market is bifurcating at a time of increased uncertainty about the economic outlook....
01:45, 2019-06-18

5 student loan tips for recent grads If you feel like you're never going to get out from underneath your student loan debt, these five things could help you make a game plan        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

LenderComm brings loan servicing on blockchain Taking blockchain proof of concepts into production is a slow process, but a new loan-servicing platform shows how banks could cut costs and improve service....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Paper Round: United to take Bale on loan "Manchester United will take Gareth Bale on loan, Leicester City want £80m for Harry Maguire, Chelsea eye Leon Bailey and Liverpool contact Nicolas Pepe."...
08:15, 2019-06-09

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the finance ministry said Thursday....
22:00, 2019-06-20

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other crooks, the feds said. The two cohorts kept most o...
07:15, 2019-07-03

What's the Best Way to Get a Car Loan If I Have the Income but Not a Good Credit Score? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing low credit score purchases, buying a modified car or whether to keep or trade a discontinued car....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Trying to save money on buying a car? Shop for a loan first With the cost to own a new vehicle rising, it’s more important than ever to be smart about the process from start to finish.       ...
22:00, 2019-06-18

'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

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest Indiana that he was at the awards luncheon last m...
20:15, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:45, 2019-07-10

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
13:15, 2019-05-30

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted......
17:45, 2019-06-01

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
12:30, 2019-06-11

Amid Protests, Centre Tweaks Draft Education Plan Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
08:45, 2019-06-03

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
04:15, 2019-06-03

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
00:00, 2019-05-29

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
21:30, 2019-07-17

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
00:30, 2019-05-29

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
02:45, 2019-06-15

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had even attempted it himself.Ministers and other politic...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-06-04

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:45, 2019-05-29

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
08:00, 2019-07-11

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further details. Her last day will be Aug. 31. Elia announced ...
05:00, 2019-07-16

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-08

A glance at US mortgage rates: lower, 30-year loan at 3.73% U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week. It was the seventh decline in the past nine weeks for the key 30-year, fixed-rate loan, which reached its lowest level since November 2016. The post A glance at US mortgage rates: lower, 30-year loan at 3.73% appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin put $2 million of his own money into his reelection campaign last month in preparation for his November showdown with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. Bevin made the hefty loan the day before Kentucky’s May 21 primary election, according ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:00, 2019-05-21

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
15:30, 2019-07-04

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
14:15, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
17:15, 2019-06-12

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Bundesliga: Schalke sign Jonjoe Kenny on loan The end of the Bundesliga season can only mean one thing: The summer transfer window is open! Schalke have announced the signing of an English international. Keep up to date here....
20:15, 2019-06-10

MOVES- SMBC hires loan banker from Mizuho NEW YORK, July 1 - Japanese lender SMBC has hired Sara Pirzada, three sources familiar with the move said. Pirzada, currently a managing director at Mizuho Securities in New York, is slated to start with SMBC's loan syndication team in the coming months, the sources said....
19:30, 2019-07-01

College freshmen, don't get schooled on your student loan Student loans are a reality for most college freshmen. Here are key things you should know about getting your first loan.        ...
14:30, 2019-05-23

Loan market reels from rumored rate cuts NEW YORK, June 13 (LPC) - Market expectation that the US Federal Reserve will cut rates, possibly as early as this year, has sent investors fleeing the loan market....
23:15, 2019-06-13

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. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
20:45, 2019-05-24

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
22:45, 2019-07-14

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a blind eye to the issue....
03:00, 2019-07-11

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, before saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
21:30, 2019-07-09

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
04:45, 2019-05-29

Trump Administration Plans to Cut Education and Recreation for Migrant Children in Shelters Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
23:45, 2019-06-05

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:15, 2019-05-28

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

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on educatio...
06:45, 2019-05-31

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

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
01:45, 2019-06-06

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the country. “They’re there every day all da...
08:45, 2019-06-09

Teachers need more training to support traumatized refugee and migrant students, says UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for migrant and refugee students....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Mexico's president says big bank loan shows confidence in Pemex An $8 billion syndicated loan to Mexico's national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, after a recent credit downgrade for the firm....
10:15, 2019-06-29

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
01:30, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of changes to the loan after failing to attract enough investors under the original terms, sources said....
23:00, 2019-06-18

Pakistan Signs $918 Million Loan Agreement With World Bank Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said as the cash-strapped country tries to......
21:01, 2019-06-18

SBI Introduces Repo Rate-Linked Home Loan. Here's What It Means For You SBI or State Bank of India has introduced repo rate-linked home loans. SBI, the country's largest bank by assets, said in a statement last Friday that it would offer home loans linked to the repo rate......
10:30, 2019-06-10

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury, already in the grip of a financial crisis, are facing further pressure for the repayment of £4.2m in loans from their former owner’s property company, which has collapsed into ad...
21:00, 2019-05-29

MLS club Dallas sign Ghana winger Gyasi on loan Major League Soccer (MLS) side FC Dallas have signed Ghana international winger Edwin Gyasi from CSKA Sofia on loan until the end of the year with an option to make the move permanent, the Bulgarian club said....
20:45, 2019-07-01

Farmer Suicides Increased After UPA's Loan Waiver Scheme: Government Suicides by farmers increased after a loan waiver of Rs 70,000 crore was announced by the previous UPA government in 2008, Union minister Parshottam Rupala said today....
14:15, 2019-07-09

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
04:15, 2019-06-18

Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for criticising the Devendra Fadnavis government's......
19:45, 2019-06-21

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it Online lenders are using affiliations with American Indian tribes to pitch loans that charge rates of 300% or more and skirt consumer protections.       ...
13:15, 2019-07-20

Talks On $3.4 Billion Loan To Pak Not Finished: Asian Development Bank In a huge embarrassment for the Pakistan government, the Asian Development Bank or ADB has distanced itself from the "premature announcement" of Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser that the global......
19:30, 2019-06-17

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
15:45, 2019-06-11

Arsenal to sign William Saliba for €30m and loan him back to St Etienne Five-year contract agreed for 18-year-old defenderSaliba has made 16 league appearances for St EtienneArsenal are to sign the St Etienne defender William Saliba for €30m (£27m) and loan him back to the French club for the 2019-20 season. The coveted 18-year-old has agreed a five-year deal with the G...
13:45, 2019-07-10

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $385M to settle car loan lawsuit SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles repossessed. The bank filed the agreement Thursda...
05:45, 2019-06-08

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
21:30, 2019-07-13

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the state Education Department was wrong to twice ove...
09:45, 2019-06-02

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout out the star of this episode: Rogelio’s Martian tail, which he is forced to wear in public for a week so it looks more natural on camera. In what I assu...
07:30, 2019-06-20

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last year's presidential election remain divisive....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
00:00, 2019-05-29

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:30, 2019-07-11

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
14:45, 2019-06-13

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
14:15, 2019-05-22

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
12:00, 2019-06-17

Pakistan Received $6.5 Billion Loan From China In July-April: Report For the first time Pakistan has disclosed that it has taken a total debt of $6.5 billion from China in the current financial year, which is equal to 75 per cent of the total foreign loans of $8.6......
19:15, 2019-05-23

Tottenham set to sign winger Jack Clarke then loan him back to Leeds • Teenager to join for £10m before returning to Championship• Spurs also targeting Sessegnon and NdombeleTottenham are poised to make their first senior signing in more a year after agreeing to buy the teenage winger Jack Clarke from Leeds. The clubs are putting the finishing touches to a transfer f...
18:15, 2019-06-30

Investors weigh swath of loan deals ahead of summer lull NEW YORK, July 10 (LPC) - US-based credit investors anticipate a busy July across the leveraged loan market as corporate borrowers saturate the asset class with new loan issuance before the inevitable August summer lull when deal-making traditionally slows down....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Case, Raids Against J&K Bank After Officials Unearth 177-Crore Loan Fraud The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Jammu, officials said....
04:30, 2019-06-28

Court orders Redskins’ Adrian Peterson to pay $2.4 million on unpaid loan A Maryland court has ordered the running back to pay a Bethesda lending company after he defaulted on a 2016 loan taken out by one of his businesses....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had been devastated by worst floods in a century last......
00:15, 2019-07-16

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years – bought a one-way ticket to China to leave his financial woes behind, according to a report. “I had to escape this debtors’ prison. It felt like there...
16:15, 2019-06-12

Australia backs Genex Power hydro project with $425 mln cheap loan The Australian government said on Thursday it would provide up to A$610 million ($425 million) in cheap financing for Genex Power Ltd to build a pumped hydro project to help stabilise the country's electricity grid....
07:15, 2019-07-11

Mexican president says Pemex secures $8 billion multi-bank loan Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] signed an $8 billion syndicated loan with more than 20 banks to renew credit lines and refinance liabilities, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
00:30, 2019-06-28

Aston Villa to sign Anwar El Ghazi from Lille for £8m after successful loan • Villa trigger option to buy 24-year-old from French club• Former Ajax player follows Jota as second summer signingAston Villa will complete the signing of Anwar El Ghazi from Lille in the next 24 hours after triggering the option to buy the 24-year-old winger following his successful loan last sea...
14:30, 2019-06-06

Phillip Cocu hoping to use web of contacts to attract loan stars to Derby • ‘Derby has good relations with a lot of teams,’ says new manager• Loanees helped club reach Championship play-off final in 2019Phillip Cocu has said he will not hesitate to call on his wealth of contacts as Derby County look to utilise the loan market that propelled them to last season’s Champions...
03:45, 2019-07-20

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning 889 GB; it was discovered by the lead of antivirus review site SafetyDetective’s research team, Anurag Sen...
10:30, 2019-07-19

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their eventual collapse. “Today I ordered a joint investi...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Bank of America beats profit estimates on strong loan growth Bank of America beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the loan book of the country’s second-largest lender benefited from a healthy economy. Consumer banking has held up for the big Wall Street banks that have reported second-quarter results this week, cushioning a blow from weakness ...
10:45, 2019-07-18

DJ Aqeel Skips Questioning In Sterling Biotech Loan Fraud Case Popular disc jockey DJ Aqeel, the son-in-law of actor-director Sanjay Khan, on Monday skipped an Enforcement Directorate's summons in the Rs 8,100 crore Sterling Biotech loan fraud case....
14:15, 2019-07-09

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
19:30, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president says big bank loan shows confidence in Pemex An $8 billion syndicated loan to Mexico's national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, after a recent credit downgrade for the firm....
07:15, 2019-06-29

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
21:45, 2019-06-12

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

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
12:45, 2019-07-03

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitism surfaced at the event, according to a letter obt...
10:00, 2019-06-18

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has partnered with the government, and the global fund Education Cannot Wait, to launch a programme designe...
23:15, 2019-07-13

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Tastemaker: Through the Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Lezli Levene Harvell Gives the Gift of a Spelman Education The Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Dr. Lezli Levene Harvell’s annual series of highly curated culinary events, is becoming well-known for championing the talents and visibility of some of our most exciting chefs of color. But after the last drinks are poured and the dishes are cleared, IDE’s multi-co...
23:45, 2019-05-29

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

Allahabad Bank Falls On Detecting Fraud In Bhushan Power Loan Account Allahabad Bank share price: Allahabad Bank share price fell as much as 14.53 per cent on the BSE to Rs 40.30 after it informed exchanges on Saturday that it had detected a fraud of Rs 1,774.82 crore......
20:00, 2019-07-15

Aston Villa target loan move for Chelsea defender Ethan Ampadu • Other clubs monitoring Welshman’s availability• Villa’s John Terry knows Ampadu from Chelsea trainingAston Villa are interested in signing Ethan Ampadu on a season-long loan from Chelsea if the 18-year-old becomes available this summer. Ampadu, who played more for his country than his club last se...
16:00, 2019-06-15

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo reveals Steven Gerrard was key to Rangers loan decision Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo has insisted Steven Gerrard was the key reason he moved to Rangers on loan as Ibrox chiefs rejected reports their manager had held talks with Derby....
23:45, 2019-06-18

Sharad Pawar May Meet Devendra Fadnavis Over Maharashtra Farm Loan Waiver Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has demanded a complete farm loan waiver in drought-affected Maharashtra and also sought an appointment with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the......
18:15, 2019-05-27

Jaguar Land Rover receives £500m government loan guarantee for EV production I-Pace SUV is Jaguar Land Rover's first all-electric production model UK government demonstrates commitment to supporting mass electrification with new investment and proposed regulations Jaguar Land Rover has received a £500 million loan guarantee as part of a new government initiative to suppor...
03:00, 2019-07-17

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
01:15, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Slow loan growth, higher provision eat into CIBC quarterly profit Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce missed quarterly profit estimates on Wednesday, as sluggish loan growth and higher loan loss provisions in retail banking more than offset gains in its capital markets business....
13:30, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Slow loan growth, higher provision eat into CIBC quarterly profit Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce missed profit estimates for the third straight quarter on Wednesday, as weak loan growth and higher loan loss provisions in retail banking more than offset gains in capital markets business....
16:15, 2019-05-22

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
16:45, 2019-06-09

Kevin Hart Reveals the Real Reason He Won't Let Tiffany Haddish Repay His $300 Loan Before they were famous comedians, Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish were two friends trying to break into the business. At one point, Haddish was homeless and living out of her car. So,......
17:30, 2019-06-04

No 10 hands Jaguar Land Rover £500m loan to develop electric cars Meeting of carmakers also told of plan for new houses to have EV charging pointThe government has handed Jaguar Land Rover a £500m loan guarantee to help accelerate its progress in the global electric vehicle race.Theresa May said the loan would help Britain’s biggest carmaker sell the next generati...
21:15, 2019-07-15

Opposition Leaders Stage Protest Demanding Complete Farm Loan Waiver Opposition lawmakers in Maharashtra today staged a protest here alleging agrarian crisis in the state and made a strong pitch for complete farm loan waiver....
10:45, 2019-06-18

Bank of America profit beats as healthy economy fuels loan growth Bank of America Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the United States' second-largest lender's loan book benefited from a healthy domestic economy....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu close to joining RB Leipzig on season-long loan • Ampadu has won eight caps for Wales• Frank Lampard tried to sign him when Derby managerThe Wales international Ethan Ampadu is close to continuing his development at RB Leipzig next season with Chelsea negotiating his departure on a season-long loan to the Bundesliga club.Ampadu, who has eight sen...
03:45, 2019-07-20

Amarinder Singh Urges PM Modi For Farm Loan Waiver At National Level Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider agriculture loan waiver at the national level on priority as a one-time solution to help the distressed......
12:00, 2019-06-05

Amarinder Singh Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Farm Loan Waiver Nationally Amarinder Singh said the relief provided by Punjab government's limited resources is not sufficient for the farmers and must be fulfilled by the Government of India....
17:30, 2019-06-05

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
18:15, 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

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Bank of America profit beats as healthy economy fuels loan growth Bank of America Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the United States' second-largest lender's loan book benefited from a healthy domestic economy....
13:45, 2019-07-17

Banks readying 2.5 billion euro loan in TIM-Vodafone Italy tower deal: sources A group of banks is set to lend Telecom Italia unit INWIT up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help it merge its towers with those of Vodafone, two sources said....
18:30, 2019-07-01

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals. The post Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:45, 2019-05-23

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they could have gotten for free....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
12:15, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Royal Bank of Canada profit rises 6% on loan growth, higher trading Royal Bank of Canada reported a 6% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by loan growth in its retail banking business and higher revenue in its trading business from improved market conditions....
13:00, 2019-05-23

CIBC posts marginal rise in profit on higher expenses, loan loss provisions Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported a marginal rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, as higher expenses and loan loss provisions in retail banking offset gains in the bank's capital markets business....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer compares Mason Greenwood to Ryan Giggs as he rules out loan exit Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United have unearthed their latest gem after Mason Greenwood further enhanced his reputation with the winner here in Singapore....
20:30, 2019-07-20

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
16:45, 2019-06-17

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed could be used to spy on an aircraft that will be ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
01:30, 2019-07-13

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
22:01, 2019-07-18

Iran says its missile program is not negotiable Iran on Tuesday said its ballistic missile program was not up for negotiation after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a White House cabinet meeting that Iran had signaled it was prepared to negotiate about it....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
15:15, 2019-05-23

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
15:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation run by the government....
23:15, 2019-05-21

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
18:00, 2019-06-08

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group....
11:15, 2019-06-04

Bush, Clinton to celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will attend a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for the almost 60 people participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program will be held ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced aircraft....
20:15, 2019-06-07

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week....
16:15, 2019-07-18

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like mud on the blade of a bulldozer. Still traveling w...
01:45, 2019-07-18

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
10:00, 2019-07-02

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
20:45, 2019-06-17

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
01:30, 2019-07-12

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
18:30, 2019-07-11

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its presentation of the beef industry as harmful to the envir...
09:30, 2019-05-24

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uniforms used by firefighters to protect them from th...
00:30, 2019-07-09

National Sports Education Board Only New Aspect Of Sports Budget  The Government on Friday announced the setting up of a National Sports Education Board (NSEB) in the first Budget of its second term but did not change the interim allocations set aside for sports....
15:15, 2019-07-05

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
03:15, 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies Co. could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Sources: NFL shelves full-time officiating program The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold as part of ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, multiple sources said Thursday....
10:15, 2019-07-12

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new class of subs....
20:30, 2019-05-24

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This prevents the company from sourcing anything from state-side suppli...
01:15, 2019-05-31

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fall and issue a decision likely by June 2020 as Pre...
16:45, 2019-06-28

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To help students combat the “summer learning loss” and get a head start on the upcoming school...
04:15, 2019-05-30

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off their recyclable materials free of charge. Materials accepted by the program are plastic containers...
11:00, 2019-05-23

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said on Monday....
03:15, 2019-07-16

White House says Turkey's involvement in F-35 program 'impossible' The White House said on Wednesday that Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system renders its continued involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program impossible....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Boeing 737 program manager is retiring as Max jet remains grounded Lindblad's retirement comes as Boeing copes with the fallout of two crashes that killed 346 people. Its 737 Max jet has has been grounded since mid-March....
23:45, 2019-07-11

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
01:45, 2019-07-18

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young hockey players ever this year, led by the presumptive No. 1-overall pick, Jack Hughes. There are five ...
10:45, 2019-06-03

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago....
16:45, 2019-06-06

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
15:45, 2019-07-04

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
05:15, 2019-06-21

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump ...
17:30, 2019-06-28

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
14:15, 2019-06-21

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

Making A Difference: Program Feeds Madison Co. Kids MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Madison County Food Service will be offering kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the next few months. “There’s a lot of needy kids in Madison County. There’s a lot of kids in the district. There’s a lot of kids in the state that are food...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
01:00, 2019-06-23

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
15:30, 2019-06-18

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but the app’s sorta making a comeback. Facebook today announced a new app called Study, that will collec...
11:30, 2019-06-12

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
02:15, 2019-06-19

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
05:30, 2019-06-08

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
22:15, 2019-06-19

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web. That’s why I’m liking the tools released by Googl...
03:00, 2019-06-29

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
23:15, 2019-06-17

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
12:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to a U.S.-Mexico joint declaration released on Friday....
03:45, 2019-06-08

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
21:45, 2019-06-07

WRAPUP 1-Loan growth fuels profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, as strong loan growth boosted their retail banking businesses and interest income....
16:30, 2019-05-23

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 — vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating transit rule...
20:30, 2019-06-13

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:00, 2019-05-22

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medicine from the UA and will automatically get accepted...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
10:15, 2019-07-19

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
20:30, 2019-05-24

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with many of its resellers....
18:30, 2019-07-11

Alberta seeks to offload crude by rail program by fall Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said on Thursday the Canadian province hoped to divest the government's crude by rail program to the private sector by fall, and has hired Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to oversee the move....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
14:30, 2019-06-19

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-28

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
18:45, 2019-05-23

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
22:15, 2019-05-23

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:15, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through ...
12:15, 2019-06-19

'Superhuman' Poker-Playing Computer Program Beats Professionals Like chess, checkers, Go and other games, the most popular form of poker has now been mastered by the cold, heartless machinations of a computer program....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
23:45, 2019-06-27

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled an orphanage in Eritrea at 14.After eight years in...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will begin rolling out the licenses in Franklin County on ...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Apple now accepts 2018 MacBooks into its keyboard repair program The saga of Apple's MacBook Butterfly keyboards continues. The Butterfly mechanism used in its recent MacBook lines has been prone to failure, and Apple has apologized for the issue with a repair program on top. Now, coinciding with the release of Apple's first MacBookPro with an 8-core pr...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish....
04:15, 2019-07-17

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
20:15, 2019-06-12

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars. The poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Aff...
07:45, 2019-06-20