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Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers

Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers

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How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
18:13 2019-05-22

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
22:52 2019-05-23

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:13 2019-05-21

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
13:52 2019-06-13

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
19:52 2019-05-21

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
11:26 2019-05-29

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....
21:39 2019-05-24

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
20:39 2019-05-21

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....
01:26 2019-05-27

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
14:13 2019-05-29

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
15:52 2019-05-21

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on 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....
05:00 2019-05-25

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
15:39 2019-05-23

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
17:52 2019-05-21

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
16:52 2019-05-21

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Quicken Loans to pay $32.5M to settle lawsuit over bad loans DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of fraudulently sticking the government with bad mortgages. The deal was disclosed Friday, and the case was dismissed by a Detroit federal judge. The government had accused Quicken of cutting co...
20:39 2019-06-14

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing inappropriate images and videos online. The block ha...
11:13 2019-05-22

UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at British numbers, new research has found.BICS, a subsidiary of Belgian telco Proximus, says its FraudGuard platform analyses traffic from more than 900 ...
16:39 2019-07-16

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
23:00 2019-07-18

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
19:00 2019-06-27

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General, the scammers make contact through a messaging...
23:52 2019-05-21

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that could help her with living expenses. It wasn’t until later that Montalban realized the friend, wasn’t actually a friend. “I called her a...
07:26 2019-07-09

SVPD: Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Multiple residents have reported calls by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange for payment via gift cards, police say. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, the scammer attempts to convince victims to pay with a Google Play g...
23:39 2019-05-23

Bitcoin scammers texted victims informing them they’d been conned out of $30,000 Normally, you won’t immediately know when you’ve fallen victim to a cryptocurrency scam. You might start to wonder where your money has gone and why no one is responding to your questions. Eventually though, reality will set in after you recognize that scammers have made off with your money and are ...
12:52 2019-07-04

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailand....
22:13 2019-06-17

Even the Google Calendar app is being used by scammers to drain your bank account Scammers apparently live by the motto "where there's a will there's a way." Take the Google Calendar app. As Wired notes, criminals with malicious intent are taking advantage of one of the default settings on the app. This setting automatically adds invitations to your schedule even if you haven't r...
15:13 2019-06-23

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as a top-ranking executive gave himself a promotion -......
05:13 2019-06-21

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake adverts that falsely claim Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates has set up a Bitcoin ...
11:39 2019-07-01

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
21:13 2019-05-24

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

A Crew of Scammers Allegedly Made $19 Million With Elaborate iPhone Grift Over Seven Years iPhones are expensive, so it makes sense that they’d be easy targets for scammers. Just a few months ago, two engineering students in Oregon were charged after trying to swap counterfeit iPhones with real ones in a grift that cost Apple about $900,000. New details from a Quartz report, however, has ...
00:13 2019-06-05

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being targeted.The service was created in response to the public outcry following events like the Cambridge A...
06:00 2019-07-12

"Chinese Have Not Targeted Apple At All," Says CEO Tim Cook Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
09:13 2019-06-05

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: A chunk of those loans haven’t fully gone away....
15:52 2019-07-16

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. After Gap announced plans earlier this year to spin off its Old Navy brand into a separate company, t...
05:39 2019-06-02

Struggling Sale 'as frustrated as I've ever been' After his latest rough start -- in which he surrendered three home runs to the Blue Jays -- struggling Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he has never felt more frustrated by his performance....
08:26 2019-07-04

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
18:39 2019-07-16

Jewish woman: Neo-Nazi's followers targeted me She'd endured the hate from strangers for years, trying to ignore it, trying to move on. But in court Thursday, she had to relive it again. The voicemail that was just gunshots. The emails wishing her dead. The photo of her young son on the gates of Auschwitz....
22:39 2019-07-12

David Ortiz may have been targeted by hired killers Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was targeted for a hit carried out by two local police officers, according to a report. Law enforcement sources have confirmed the planned assassination to the Daily Mail. The person behind the hit attempt has not been identified. Police have...
02:13 2019-06-11

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
18:00 2019-06-09

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
20:39 2019-06-15

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The official says the preliminary charge of “active corruption” was filed in mid-May. The official spoke on condition of anonymity b...
14:39 2019-05-23

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same period of last year, the Bank of Slovenia said in its monthly report on banks on Thursday....
11:13 2019-07-18

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
10:39 2019-06-19

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
07:39 2019-05-27

Deadline approaching in Ky for SBA working capital loans ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to remind small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 29 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Kentucky as a r...
18:39 2019-06-28

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its benchmark lending rate by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across tenors. The new rate, effective from today, marks the third reduction by SBI this......
12:26 2019-07-10

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and fierce competition in the fast-growing market for electric cars....
17:01 2019-07-05

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw customers to Queens, that is only because the tickets we...
08:26 2019-07-02

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-13

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported....
09:26 2019-06-16

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by 16-year-old Alec McKinney are included in police ...
02:52 2019-06-21

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
15:26 2019-05-23

MLB notebook: Authorities say Ortiz wasn't targeted in shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-20

Euro Papers: Mo Salah targeted by Real Madrid "Look away now Liverpool fans, because reports from Spain insist Champions League final hero Mo Salah is being targeted for a monster summer transfer by Real Madrid..."...
17:01 2019-06-03

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
23:26 2019-07-17

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:00 2019-06-17

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S. Navy said, with one adrift and on fire amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran and a high-stakes visit by the Japanese prime minister ...
11:52 2019-06-13

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
10:52 2019-06-14

Women, targeted by same serial subway perv, speak out A pair of gutsy women who were targeted by the same serial subway pervert are speaking out about their horrific ordeals — and how their quick-thinking actions helped lock him up. Cynthia and Beatrice — who asked their last names be withheld — said they just hope subway masturbator Dennis Sacaza will...
03:39 2019-06-24

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
06:26 2019-06-18

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans....
01:01 2019-05-24

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
00:13 2019-05-24

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
00:39 2019-07-19

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
13:39 2019-07-19

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:52 2019-06-17

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
14:39 2019-05-21

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper The marginal cost of fund-based lending rate, or the MCLR, will now stand at 8.40 per cent for the one-year tenor, down from 8.45 per cent, with effect from July 10, 2019, SBI said in a statement....
17:39 2019-07-09

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
21:39 2019-07-08

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
23:13 2019-05-21

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
17:00 2019-07-11

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
18:26 2019-07-17

China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
17:00 2019-07-12

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
12:26 2019-07-10

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controllers you forced your younger sibling to use. Despit...
14:52 2019-05-21

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame. The signing of a peace deal in September helped open the way to resuming drilling in South Sudan’s...
22:13 2019-05-29

Cardinals vs. Reds: Roll with the Under and these struggling bats The Cardinals hung 10 runs in the sixth inning on Friday night in Cincinnati. They likely will not be scoring a touchdown and a field goal on Sunday, as the Reds enter the weekend as the league’s best team to the Under. Anthony DeSclafani has given up 1.9 home runs per nine innings for the......
15:39 2019-07-21

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's been a tough sell in America....
14:39 2019-07-08

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset, and an investor group’s bailout package of more than $700 million was thrown into limbo this week....
14:00 2019-06-18

Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check....
02:39 2019-07-19

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still a virgin. My whole adult life I have masturbated ...
10:52 2019-07-08

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
02:13 2019-06-15

Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children Despite abundance of food, child malnutrition is rife in Pakistan. Four in 10 children under five years of age are stunted in the country, according to a government survey....
19:00 2019-06-21

Japan Police Official Stabbed In Possible Targeted Attack: Report A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of......
11:52 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
00:00 2019-06-19

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
07:26 2019-06-05

Amanda Seyfried Apologizes to Influencer Arielle Charnas Over ''Targeted'' Take-Down Amanda Seyfried would like to set the record straight. After publicly criticizing social media influencer Arielle Charnas for what she described as "flaunting" her lifestyle and......
07:00 2019-07-12

CORRECTED-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
19:13 2019-06-18

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
22:26 2019-07-16

East London churches targeted in 'satanic' arson attacks Attackers lit fires outside four churches and etched occult symbols and messages including 666 into doorsThe doors of two churches within about a mile of each other in east London were almost destroyed in a series of arson attacks with an apparently satanic motive.In the space of two days, attackers...
22:52 2019-06-21

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials made clear that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
13:00 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris claims her campaign is being targeted by Russian bots: 'We already know we are' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, claimed on Friday that "Russian bots" have already attacked her presidential campaign during her appearance on "The Breakfast Club."...
23:39 2019-07-12

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & T...
06:00 2019-07-18

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
23:52 2019-07-12

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro, in the latest attempt to tighten the screws on Venezuela’s embattled leader.The move by the US tre...
22:52 2019-06-28

Amazon 'Prime Day' mega-sale targeted by walkout, protests in U.S. As millions of people take advantage of sales on Amazon's Prime Day, some employees and activists will use the two-day event to draw attention to complaints about how the company treats workers....
17:52 2019-07-15

Police Officer Shifted Day After Mamata Banerjee Targeted With Slogans Twenty-four hours after Mamata Banerjee was greeted with slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" in the Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency, the inspector in-charge of the local police station was today changed for......
21:52 2019-05-31

The Latest: Saudi airport targeted by Yemen rebel drone BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Saudi Arabia says a bomb-carrying drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted another airport in the kingdom am...
04:39 2019-05-27

Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: ‘Going to kill you all’ Come at the Honey Badger, you best not miss. A distant relative of Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort over $1 million, according to WDSU News. The man, Geourvon Sears, is currently out on bond. Sears, according to an affidavit reviewed by WDSU, is accused of c...
20:00 2019-05-22

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
17:26 2019-05-21

Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops targeted at creators Razer has unveiled its Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops for creators and "prosumers" featuring the latest Intel processors and Nvidia graphics.Read More...
13:00 2019-05-27

Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea, report says Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating....
05:39 2019-05-29

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
23:13 2019-05-21

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
15:26 2019-05-28

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned subsidiary. The new HTC Vive Tech Corporation will ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Automotive....
01:52 2019-07-18

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not serious....
11:52 2019-05-26

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took office, most of the units in Trump Tower have sold at a loss — several for a loss of more than 20%. For comparison, Bloomberg’s accounting showed th...
22:39 2019-06-27

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot suffers from chronic rhinitis – a condition that causes constant sneezing as well as runny or itchy nose and congestion, staff at the Cats Protection...
17:39 2019-05-31

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and -ragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
15:52 2019-07-01

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting center fielder who has been off the IL since May 14, but hasn’t found a groove at the plate. In 27 games since the lower-back problem vanished and allowe...
14:52 2019-06-21

Cricket World Cup: Even players are struggling to watch the tournament on TV It was a terrific weekend in the Cricket World Cup. England were brilliant in brushing Bangladesh aside, then The Oval — the tournament's beating heart — hosted the first meeting between two of the superpowers....
14:13 2019-06-10

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
04:13 2019-07-03

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe amid struggling car market Six of company’s 24 European factories will close by end of 2020 under the plansThe US vehicle maker Ford plans to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe as it tries to turn around the struggling business in a European car market forecast to shrink this year for the first time in six years.Ford’s chief execu...
19:13 2019-06-30

Nationals release struggling reliever Trevor Rosenthal WASHINGTON (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Rosenthal has been released by the Washington Nationals, who ran out patience waiting for the reliever to return to form. Rosenthal ends his three-month stint in Washington with a 0-1 record and an unsightly 22.74 ERA. The Nationals made the move Sunday, less th...
20:39 2019-06-23

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who grow specialty crops are largely on their own. Although the lack of federal safety net programs for f...
20:39 2019-06-16

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weekend in Britain....
21:00 2019-07-15

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
02:00 2019-07-18

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues Thursday afternoon. There were several options available to the Yankees with each presenting a problem. They could designate red-hot outfielder Camer...
04:52 2019-06-21

Struggling Barneys Considers Its Options, Including Bankruptcy The landmark retailer, facing steep rent increases, is exploring filing for bankruptcy, along with renegotiating leases or taking on a strategic investor....
01:39 2019-07-19

Former champions Spieth, Mickelson struggling ahead of Open Former British Open champions Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson have a lot of work to do if they are to get their hands on the Claret Jug again this year, with both players missing the cut at the Travelers Championship on Friday....
04:00 2019-06-22

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
16:00 2019-06-02

Brewers place struggling Chacin on IL, will recall Nelson PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee has placed struggling starter Jhoulys Chacin on the injured list with a strained lower back, paving the way for Jimmy Nelson’s return to the majors. The Brewers made the move Sunday, two days after Chacin fell to 3-7 with a 5.78 ERA after giving up seven runs in 2 2...
19:52 2019-06-02

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
20:13 2019-06-20

Struggling to find a mentor? Look to 'frientors' for a better form of support 10'000 Hours/Getty Images A frientor is a knowledgeable friend that you can call upon for advice on a specific situation. It's a more informal and reciprocal dynamic than the traditional mentor-mentee relationship, and the best part is, there's no limit to the number of frientors you can cultivate ...
21:52 2019-06-11

Honduras president targeted in DEA drug-trafficking and money laundering investigation The President of Honduras has been named as a target in a DEA investigation into drug-trafficking and money laundering, according to US Federal Court documents....
19:52 2019-05-31

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists” and “a distraction.” Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley...
02:00 2019-07-16

Dead James Bond movie extra was targeted on Grindr: prosecutors An extra on the James Bond movie “Skyfall” was murdered using date-rape drug GHB by a serial thief who targeted his victims on Grindr, a UK court heard on Tuesday. Eric Michels, 54, was found dead of an overdose at his home in southwest London on August 18, after being drugged by 25-year...
11:52 2019-05-22

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
18:52 2019-06-28

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
03:26 2019-05-31

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “disgusting,” made fun of him and repeatedly ...
05:26 2019-06-21

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Ladysmith, a city 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were enticed to invest in a company called Bitcoin Wallet. The company promised easy and big retu...
12:52 2019-07-04

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said this weekend. The US military said Iran fired a sur...
07:13 2019-06-16

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
13:00 2019-06-14

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking allegations show how the most vulnerable are targeted, experts say Jeffrey Epstein is accused of sex trafficking girls as young as 14, including those in foster care and who were nearly homeless.        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve likely gotten some of them in your mailbox before pr...
01:13 2019-06-20

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
14:00 2019-07-12

Bad Loans Worth Rs 4 Lakh Crore Recovered In 4 Years: Nirmala Sitharaman The government has recovered non-performing assets (NPAs) worth Rs 4 lakh crore over the past four years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday....
12:26 2019-07-05

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank’s drastic retrenchment marks the latest chapter in a dramatic fal...
18:26 2019-07-09

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
18:00 2019-07-20

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
17:26 2019-06-06

Budget 2019: 2% Interest Subvention For GST-Registered MSMEs On Fresh Loans The Finance Minister also announced that pension benefits will be offered to three crore shop owners with annual turnovers less than Rs 1.5 crore under a new scheme titled Pradhan Mantri Man Dhan......
12:26 2019-07-05

Dovizioso struggling to find Audi's limits in DTM testing at Misano Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he initially found it "impossible" to find the limits of the Audi RS5 DTM car through Misano's fastest corners ahead of his category debut...
13:13 2019-05-29

Mexico president says to propose tax break for struggling state oil company The Mexican government will propose a reduction in the tax burden of heavily indebted state oil company Pemex in the nation's 2020 budget, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday. (Reporting by Adriana Barrera; Writing by Rebekah F Ward; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)...
16:52 2019-07-11

GE is not 'telling the whole story' about its struggling power business, says JP Morgan's Tusa General Electric's power business is still struggling, but the company is sugar coating this in communications with investors, according to a top analyst at J.P. Morgan....
16:00 2019-05-21

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats......
01:13 2019-07-04

Mexico struggling to deal with seaweed invading some of its Caribbean beaches Mexico has spent $17 million so far to remove over a half-million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches.       ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss Danny Duffy pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless streak, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Virat Kohli says England are struggling to handle tournament pressure • England’s game at Edgbaston on Sunday is crucial for hosts• India captain says emotion ‘can put too much pressure on’Virat Kohli has diagnosed tournament pressure as the reason for England’s predicament, with the India captain having previously expected Eoin Morgan’s side to dominate their home Wo...
14:26 2019-06-29

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
01:00 2019-06-14

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain....
18:26 2019-05-23

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Steve Cohen struggling to retain talent at Point72: sources Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen is trying to use a combination of the carrot and stick to keep staffers in their seats, The Post has learned. The hedgie behind Point72, who is back to managing outside money following a recent ban, has presented an array of new payment plans to his portfolio manag...
04:01 2019-07-17

Struggling Mets fire pitching coach Dave Eiland CHICAGO – The Mets have found a fall guy in Dave Eiland, firing the longtime pitching coach as well as bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. The 35-39 Mets will begin a four-game series with the Cubs Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Mets are replacing Eiland with longtime coach Phil Regan, 82, who is the for...
23:00 2019-06-20

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
04:13 2019-06-17

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitious effort....
16:52 2019-07-06

Low turnouts suggest Copa America struggling to excite fans "The Copa America\u0027s official song is titled \"A Continent Vibrates\" but if the strikingly low attendances at some matches are anything to go by, many in South America, especially in the host nation Brazil, seem wholly unenthused by the tournament."...
01:13 2019-06-17

| Morocco coach expects 'tough game' against struggling Bafana Morocco coach Herve Renard is anticipating a "tough game" against South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt despite the contrasting fortunes of the teams....
15:39 2019-06-30

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies like to blast comparisons between hedge fund perfo...
23:52 2019-05-21

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive messages, should have to pay more than $14m in da...
08:52 2019-07-16

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
20:39 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen by Reuters....
21:52 2019-07-12

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
18:00 2019-07-18

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
23:26 2019-05-22

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham won’t get a piece of a $16 billion aid package...
14:52 2019-06-17

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFifteen years ago, Maria Sharapova arrived at Wimbledon and produced one of the biggest tennis stories in history, storming to a maiden slam title at 17 ye...
17:13 2019-06-23

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

See Khloe Kardashian Comfort a Revenge Body Participant Struggling With His Sexuality Following through on your six-days-a-week workout schedule is a lot to handle. But it's just one of several personal hurdles Deeran is grappling with in this clip from Sunday's......
17:39 2019-07-03

Taylor Swift’s Fight Over Her Catalog Is Just the Latest Example of Artists Struggling to Own Their Work Taylor Swift’s very public feud with music manager Scooter Braun over her music catalog has become the stuff of tabloid gossip, with several stars taking sides. But the dispute raises big questions about the struggle for many artists to own and profit from the music they create. Braun’s ...
02:00 2019-07-02

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
04:26 2019-05-24

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers and cows humanely....
13:39 2019-07-02

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “The Squad” openly at odds with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. There were even accusations that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “playing the...
02:00 2019-07-16

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos national poll....
20:13 2019-06-06

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
06:26 2019-06-14

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from lower costs. Revenue declined at Wells' community bank and wholesale bank as net interest income was squeezed by lower interest rates and higher deposit costs. But profit in those segments ju...
16:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo profit beats estimates on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the fourth-largest U.S. bank benefited from an uptick in lending and aggressive cost cutting....
15:52 2019-07-16

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:14 2019-07-17

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....
04:13 2019-05-26

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
08:26 2019-07-01

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....
15:52 2019-07-16

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk was appointed to a post as economic adviser to Donald Trump’s campaig...
17:52 2019-05-23

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
12:26 2019-07-11

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
02:26 2019-05-25

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
14:26 2019-06-01

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our members of service due to suicide and this is somethin...
00:39 2019-06-08

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region....
14:39 2019-07-14

Canada's struggling energy industry takes stock at annual Stampede party Frustration is palpable among Canadian energy executives who have flocked to the annual Calgary Stampede celebrations in Canada's oil capital this week, even though a recent pipeline approval gives them something to celebrate amid the rodeo competitions, corporate parties and pancake breakfasts....
19:52 2019-07-12

Ethiopian leader meets Sudanese opposition and military leaders, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister held separate talks with Sudan's military rulers and opposition in Khartoum on Friday in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
18:13 2019-06-07

DHS Officials Say Massive Deportation Raids Will Start This Weekend; More than 2,000 Undocumented Immigrants, Including Families, Targeted Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities on Sunday. The Donald Trump-sanctioned operation had been postponed weeks ago, though the president recently hinted that immigration raids would begin ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the gulf coast has wreaked havoc on marine life and Mi...
23:26 2019-06-06

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker. The post US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker appeared first on LEX18...
05:00 2019-06-14

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
16:13 2019-05-21

Couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" because they know they will stand up for themselves....
20:52 2019-06-15

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
20:39 2019-06-20

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
15:13 2019-06-13

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.        ...
15:26 2019-05-30

Chrissy Teigen shuts down 'baby bump' question with sensitivity to those struggling with infertility The 33-year-old model shared a photo of her and John Legend to Instagram and someone asked if she was pregnant. Of course, she responded respectfully.        ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

'Wimbledon Prowler' jailed: Notorious burglar who targeted wealthy home-owners including Boris Becker is sentenced to 14 years behind bars The notorious burglar known as the Wimbledon Prowler who targeted wealthy home-owners including tennis ace Boris Becker in a "militaristic" crime spree stretching over a decade has been jailed for 14 years....
18:26 2019-06-21

The FCC's robocall offensive: text messages and international 'spoofed' calls targeted Proposed Federal Communications Commission rules will combat robocall "spoofing" scams delivered via text message and international phone calls.       ...
01:52 2019-07-09

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......
09:26 2019-05-28

The best student laptops: all the best options for school School can get expensive really fast: books, tuition and accommodation – not to mention student laptops – add up quickly. However, the silver lining is that there are many incredible student laptops out there that could save you hundreds of dollars. In fact, the best laptops for studen...
03:26 2019-05-22

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Often" course February-May. Hotke is an articulate guy -- he owns his own CPA business and trades part-time. You can hear just what he has to say about t...
21:39 2019-05-31

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D printer....
01:39 2019-06-20

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee. It is illegal for companies to charge upfront fees before providing debt relief services. Kentuckians in Alle...
17:26 2019-06-21

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.       ...
14:26 2019-07-21

UK Student Auditions For ‘America’s Got Talent’ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A University of Kentucky student auditioned for ‘America’s Got Talent’ to try and show that it’s never too late to follow your dream. Nearly two and a half years ago, Callie Day was a tech at a Lexington Walmart pharmacy, but she had other pas...
02:00 2019-05-31

Family: University failed to act before student was killed SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a University of Utah student shot last year says in a lawsuit that college officials have refused to take responsibility for missing chances to prevent her death despite multiple reports to police. Lawyers for the family of track star Lauren McCluskey said Thursda...
19:52 2019-06-27

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
22:00 2019-07-09

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
23:26 2019-07-07

Arrest Made In Utah Student’s Murder The search for a missing Utah college student has come to a grim end. Salt Lake City Police say the remains of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were discovered at the home of 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. Ajayi has been arrested on charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping, desecration of a body and obstructi...
05:39 2019-06-29

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
09:13 2019-06-13

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media outlets....
19:26 2019-07-09

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
12:52 2019-05-31

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
23:52 2019-05-24

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the total cost of laser eye surgery in cash, writing a $4...
21:13 2019-05-22

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
06:52 2019-05-30

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        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students can now enjoy Apple Music for six months instead of......
15:13 2019-07-10

K12.com exposed 7 million student records for a week K12.com, an online education platform, inadvertently exposed the personal information of nearly seven million students, according to security researchers at Comparitech. The exposed database contained full names, email addresses, birthdates and gende......
17:52 2019-07-10

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
13:13 2019-07-04

Suspect charged in killing of Utah student A tech worker accused in the disappearance and death of a Utah college student has been charged with murder, kidnapping and other charges. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
11:00 2019-06-16

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old Jacob Heil is set for April 6. Authorities say Mar...
09:13 2019-06-10

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on campus. Alicia Gonzales told The Associated Press on Friday that she felt betrayed by the college’...
15:00 2019-06-15

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
23:39 2019-07-18

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....
15:26 2019-05-21

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:13 2019-06-24

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark Mixson, who reps the Department of Education and f...
21:52 2019-06-27

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
20:26 2019-06-27

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
16:00 2019-07-18

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
04:26 2019-07-18

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
16:26 2019-07-06

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
12:52 2019-07-06

Police: Body of missing student found in canyon Utah police say the body of a slain college student has been recovered in a canyon 85 miles north of Salt Lake City. (July 5)        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses — and several hundred students ended up qualifyin...
21:13 2019-05-22

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
14:00 2019-07-04

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.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
11:52 2019-07-04

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
08:39 2019-07-04

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student was released Thursday after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as “very good.” Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, ...
08:39 2019-07-04

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.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Clemson student dies after falling off house roof A college student died after falling off the roof of a home in South Carolina early Sunday morning, a report said. Thomas Few, 20, a Clemson University student, tumbled off the house on Old Greenville Highway, a local NBC affiliate reported. Police were investigating if Few was intoxicated when he f...
20:52 2019-06-30

Bronx classroom ‘a massacre’ after student’s fatal stabbing: cop "There was blood all over the place, on the floor, on the walls," Officer Oliva Carvajao said in Bronx Supreme Court at the bench trial of Abel Cedeno....
22:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: Mourning family of slain student thanks police SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student’s disappearance (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The uncle of a missing Utah college student is thanking police for their work during an 11-day search that ended with news of her death. The uncle of 23-year-old Mack...
20:52 2019-06-28

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a young age, according to a GoFundMe page starting by L...
08:39 2019-05-31

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yanes, now 21, who was disfigured after a fireball eru...
01:39 2019-06-28

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:13 2019-07-06

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:13 2019-06-21

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesday on multiple sex charges, including third-degree ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ex-students of ANU now work for the Australian government....
10:26 2019-06-04

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the need for a summer job. During the ride, he decided to...
13:52 2019-06-05

All-Mobile Student Ticketing Process Returns for 2019-20 Kroger Field – UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful implementation last year, student tickets for Kentucky football and men’s basketball games will once again be fully mobile in 2019-20. The student ticketing process was developed based on regular feedback from students asking for ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Police: Student stabs principal during graduation rehearsal RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey principal was stabbed at a school during a rehearsal for eighth-grade graduation. A Rutherford police release says a 14-year-old male student ran across the Washington School gymnasium on Friday morning and struck the Union School principal in the...
05:13 2019-06-15

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:00 2019-05-31

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. Brittany Zamora/ KPNX Accord...
21:52 2019-06-11

What is the ‘Rainbow Experiment’ that severely burned Beacon HS student? “The Rainbow Experiment” has long been a popular staple of high school chemistry classes because it features dramatic, colorful bursts of fire that fascinate students. But it’s also extremely dangerous, experts warn. In the case of the Beacon High School class that left student Alonzo Yanes severely...
07:52 2019-06-19

Vigilante student uses Snapchat filter to catch ‘predator’ cop An online vigilante used Snapchat’s face-swap filter to trick predators looking for underage girls — snaring a California cop, according to police. Male student Ethan, 20, told NBC that he used the filter to pretend he was actually a 16-year-old girl who he called “Esther” on...
21:26 2019-06-12

Former Oklahoma student alleges university misreported data OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma student is seeking class-action status for her federal lawsuit against the school for misreporting data used to nationally rank the university. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal district court in Oklahoma City on behalf of Elani Gretzer, a ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason when his well-worn shoes broke down, local station ...
19:13 2019-06-14

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
14:01 2019-06-08

Helping a college student navigate a payroll snafu at UPS Dear John: I am a college student at Binghamton University. Over my winter break in December/January, I worked for a few days with UPS as a driver’s helper. At the end of break I was trying to get paid and called the head office of my branch in Farmingville, NY....
09:52 2019-06-02

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:26 2019-05-31

5 high schoolers selected as National Student Poets NEW YORK (AP) — Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs. The winners, each of whom receive $5,000, include Christian Butterfield of Bowling Green, Kentucky; Julie Dawkins of Edmon...
17:13 2019-06-13

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking sufficiently swift action in combating school seg...
23:13 2019-06-07

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second guessing myself. Did I do the right thing by coming here, and I was scared. I said ‘well, is she going t...
08:00 2019-07-02

Student with autism gets diploma, honored with supportive, silent ovation These upstate high school graduates made the commencement day extra special for their autistic classmate — by staying absolutely silent as he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, a heartwarming video of the event shows. Jack Higgins — who had attended Carmel High School in the...
00:01 2019-07-11

J.J. Watt did something awesome to help a young student get a better grade on class project The Texans star took time to film a commercial for "Energy Chips" in hopes the student will get a better grade on a project.        ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million-plus that Alonzo Yanes’ lawyer asked for du...
10:26 2019-07-02

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is promising to forgive all o...
15:52 2019-06-30

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC, will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced Friday for sending explicit videos and imag...
21:52 2019-07-01

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
00:26 2019-06-11

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received a voicemail on June 8 that said, “I hate f&#...
19:13 2019-07-01

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14 felonies for the sickening conduct, including cri...
02:26 2019-07-06

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:13 2019-06-09

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special meeting Tuesday night to terminate Carter-Riverside...
06:26 2019-06-05

KFC-obsessed college student given fried chicken bouquet at graduation A KFC-addicted university student has hilariously celebrated her graduation day by posing for photos with a delicious bouquet of fried chicken instead of flowers. In the lead-up to her graduation, interior design student Lucy Zhao, 22, said she knew she wanted to do something special and unique to m...
15:52 2019-06-13

Flamingo euthanized after elementary school student hits it with rock A flamingo at an Illinois zoo was euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the wading bird’s exhibit this week — accidentally hitting it, according to local reports. The incident occurred when the young visitor skipped a rock into the flamingo habitat at Miller Par...
17:13 2019-05-22

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
18:26 2019-06-12

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
15:39 2019-07-02

College student fooled Secret Service, snuck into Mar-a-Lago A college freshman pleaded guilty Tuesday to fooling Secret Service agents and sneaking onto Mar-a-Lago while President Trump was in town over Thanksgiving. Mark Lindblom, 19, apologized to a federal magistrate, saying he didn’t mean any harm when he infiltrated the swanky Palm Beach club. ...
03:52 2019-05-29

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
22:39 2019-06-08

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views about the coun...
22:00 2019-07-06

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
20:39 2019-07-06

Serena survives Fourth of July test from Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now seeking $27 million in damages. “I remember looki...
07:39 2019-06-14

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
19:52 2019-07-06

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
06:52 2019-07-05

Medical student endures 6 brain surgeries at hospital where she trains Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She’s also a fourth-year medical student at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries. The Brawley, Calif., native who was raised in Houston, Texas, wanted to be a doctor since she was a little girl, but she never could ha...
01:13 2019-05-29

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China.An upbeat Sigley briefly spoke to a throng of reporters ...
11:39 2019-07-04

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
13:00 2019-07-08

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
00:13 2019-07-03

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June, as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 s...
12:39 2019-05-28

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
01:52 2019-05-23

US Seeks Death Penalty For "Calculated" Murder Of Chinese Student U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the......
05:52 2019-07-09

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
04:26 2019-07-09

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
01:00 2019-05-29

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
09:13 2019-07-04

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
16:26 2019-07-06

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
10:26 2019-05-22

Student brings stepdad to tears with sweetest Father’s Day gift ever A Maryland college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up. Brian Sandusky left a note on his stepdaughter’s door every day when she was i...
01:00 2019-06-20

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
13:39 2019-06-28

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with other world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit and accepted offers to find out what has happened to him. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the pl...
09:26 2019-06-28

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
02:13 2019-06-01

New Jersey student fatally hit by car 6 months before completing doctorate: report A New Jersey girl who was six months from completing a doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Delaware and one day from her 24th birthday was fatally hit by a car while crossing a highway last week, according to reports....
22:00 2019-06-27

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
05:26 2019-06-28

Racist, anti-gay student flyers challenge Wyoming district CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — School officials in Wyoming’s largest city say they’re making changes after students distributed racist and anti-gay flyers at a junior high school. The leaflets at McCormick Junior High School in March told pre-teens to “Join the KKK” and that “It...
22:39 2019-06-30

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
18:52 2019-07-17

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passenger. Where are you from? the passenger pressed....
05:39 2019-05-26

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
15:26 2019-05-21

New student-built Skoda Mountiaq pick-up truck revealed News 3 Jun, 2019 The one-off Skoda Mountiaq was designed and built by 35 students at the Czech brand’s vocational school to showcase their skills...
16:39 2019-06-03

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
20:26 2019-06-27

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...
21:39 2019-06-04

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorado Springs Independent....
22:52 2019-06-19

From student message board to open-source CMS: a Q&A with the creator of Drupal Drupal has completely changed the way large organisations think about and build their digital estate.The open source content management system (CMS), which was founded in the year 2000, is now used by some of the world’s biggest brands like Warner Music, Virgin Sport, Princess Cruises and Wil...
17:13 2019-06-03

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
04:13 2019-07-18

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
05:39 2019-05-26

Serena survives Fourth of July test by Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by a high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
22:00 2019-07-04

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 University Student Design Challenge....
03:01 2019-05-22

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wearing a baseball cap and blue Eddie Bauer windbreaker that a...
00:39 2019-06-19

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

1st Ever Black Student Body President Elected at Yale University Yale University was founded in 1701 and is the third-oldest institute of higher learning in the United States. It is one of the nine Colonial Colleges, founded prior to the United States becoming a sovereign nation following the American Revolution. In its 318-year history, the college has never had...
20:26 2019-05-31

High school student charged with distributing laced candy COURTLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital. News outlets report the 16-year-old girl at Southampton County High School surrendered t...
18:26 2019-06-18

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Police: 1 person in custody in missing Utah student case SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say one person has been taken into custody in the case of a Utah college student who disappeared 11 days ago. Salt Lake City police said the person was brought in Friday morning, but did not immediately provide further details ahead of a planned news conference. The news...
18:39 2019-06-28

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
10:26 2019-06-05

Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex with teen student A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that 28-year-old Brittany Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case that drew international attention, The Arizona Re...
00:39 2019-07-13

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday it’s evaluating if any action is needed agai...
19:26 2019-05-24

The Latest: Police say Colorado school guard shot student DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Newly unsealed court records say a hired security guard responding to a school shooting in Colorado shot a student on campus. The document says several officers responding to the May 7 shooting at STEM School High...
02:52 2019-06-21

Few Talked About Race at This School. Then a Student Posted a Racist Slur. When white students at a Minnesota school posted a slur to Snapchat, black classmates demanded action. Their efforts led to uncomfortable conversations about race....
09:39 2019-06-07

Body of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck found _____ The body of slain University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck has been found, authorities said Friday. Lueck’s remains were discovered in Logan Canyon in Logan, Utah, on Wednesday, and Salt Lake City police Chief Mike Brown said he personally called Lueck’s parents Friday to update ...
22:26 2019-07-06

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
13:13 2019-06-04

Body of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck found in canyon The body of slain Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was discovered in a canyon about 85 miles from the Salt Lake City home where a suspect was arrested last week, police said Friday. Remains recovered from Logan Canyon on Wednesday were positively identified as the 23-year-old Lueck, who went missing two...
02:39 2019-07-06

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learned her fate after she admitted to having sexual con...
20:52 2019-07-12

Student at elite school smeared as racist over Instagram post: suit A Manhattan couple is suing the elite Spence School, saying the Upper East Side all-girls academy bought into a “Mean Girls”-like scheme by a pair of classmates to brand their daughter a racist, humiliating her in front of her entire grade over an ultimately innocent Instagram post about...
08:39 2019-05-31

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongy...
15:52 2019-07-06

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:52 2019-07-06

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
03:39 2019-07-19

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:13 2019-07-19

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which has been routinely offering its entry-level model...
09:00 2019-05-23

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, allegedly met the young studen...
20:52 2019-05-29

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
06:13 2019-05-23

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. The victim told authorities ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospital, where he had been committed after attempting ...
20:00 2019-05-30

Teen rape suspect from ‘a good family’ identified as ex-Syracuse student The teenage rape suspect a New Jersey judge let off easy because he comes from “a good family,” was a student at Syracuse University — until recently. The upstate New York school said in a statement Wednesday: “The individual in question is no longer a student at Syracuse University. Syr...
02:13 2019-07-11

| Lionhearted Spanish student hopes not to reach Roland Garros final World number 137 Aliona Bolsova is 400-1 with the bookmakers to win the French Open, which is just as well as she has a university exam on the day of the final....
19:39 2019-05-30

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for stabbing her local host as he slept....
10:39 2019-06-05

'Heroic' Virginia rabbi missing after diving into ocean to save a student A Virginia rabbi and day camp counselor in Norfolk, Va. went missing after jumping into the ocean to save a student who struggled to make it back to shore amid choppy waters, according to reports....
20:13 2019-07-11

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsuit filed on Thursday charged....
22:13 2019-07-11

Police find body believed to be rabbi who saved student from drowning Search and rescue crews pulled the remains "presumed to be that of the missing swimmer" Reuven Bauman, 35, from the ocean near False Cape around 2:15 p.m., Virginia Beach Police said in a statement....
03:39 2019-07-15

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies. Ethan Treto, 18, claims the attack stemmed from ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
13:26 2019-06-12

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
04:26 2019-06-13

High school student skips graduation party to help homeless families A Houston high school student skipped out on her own graduation party — to celebrate a homeless shelter for women and children. Leanne Carrasco, who graduated from Waltrip High School on Saturday, marked her personal milestone the next day by serving pizza at the Star of Hope Family Development Cent...
20:39 2019-06-04

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the jury about the victim's kind, optimistic nature....
01:13 2019-07-09

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26 2019-07-17

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.       ...
14:26 2019-07-17

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
00:52 2019-06-13

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-12

Student who drove at cyclists and police at Parliament guilty of attempted murder An asylum seeker who rammed his car into cyclists outside Parliament before trying to run down police guards in a determined attempt to "kill and maim" as many people as possible is facing years in prison today....
14:26 2019-07-17

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

Student discovers lost Siegfried Sassoon poem to young lover Heartfelt handwritten lines from the war poet ‘fell into the lap’ of researcher who was trawling through theatre director’s lettersIt is a poem of only eight lines, but those lines are filled with tender emotion for a young man who was the author’s lover. The words are all the more poignant as the p...
13:13 2019-06-09

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
13:13 2019-07-04

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
22:13 2019-06-14

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been detained....
11:00 2019-07-04

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
05:52 2019-06-19

Police execute search warrant in disappearance of Utah college student Investigators have executed a search warrant at a house in connection to missing college student Mackenzie Lueck, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department....
20:52 2019-06-27

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
02:26 2019-06-28

14-year-old indicted on murder charge in death of Tucson High student TUCSON – The 14-year-old suspect arrested in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Tucson High School student in May was indicted for first-degree murder, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Wednesday. Back on May 24, Julian Zepeda was found with signs of gunshot trauma in co...
09:00 2019-07-04

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
22:26 2019-06-29

Student complains swimwear left her 'vagina out' – only to discover she wore it wrong AN IBIZA reveller was mortified when she flashed her intimate areas in a skimpy swimsuit. The partygoer later realised she wore the cossie back-to-front....
05:00 2019-07-02

Family of Utah student killed by ex-boyfriend files suit against university The family of a Utah college student who was killed by her ex-boyfriend last October is bringing a $56 million lawsuit against her school for “deliberate indifference” to her calls for help before her death....
06:26 2019-06-28

Man charged with murder, kidnapping of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Mackenzie Lueck has been missing since June 17, 2019 and was last known to be at the Salt Lake City International Airport. She left the airport in a ride share vehicle and was dropped off at Hatch Park in North Salt Lake.Salt Lake City Police Dept Salt Lake City police charged a man with murder Frid...
05:39 2019-06-29

AI predicts college student stress from phone sensor and questionnaire data In a newly-published paper, researchers describe an AI system that taps mobile phone and questionnaire data to predict student stress level.Read More...
16:26 2019-06-28

Conservative Parkland student dropped by Harvard asks for forgiveness: 'I wish I could take it back' The conservative Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist who was dropped by Harvard University after a bevy of offensive remarks and racial slurs came to light appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday where he apologized and asked for forgiveness....
04:39 2019-06-18

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...
21:13 2019-06-28

Trio of sharks kills California college student snorkeling in the Bahamas The victim’s parents and family members saw the sharks and tried to yell, but she didn’t hear their warnings in time.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
14:39 2019-05-24

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this month, police said Monday....
00:26 2019-05-28

Police investigating Clemson University student death after he fell off of a roof Police are investigating the death of a Clemson University student after he fell from a roof early Sunday morning.        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
21:39 2019-06-13

NC student who died tackling gunman gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
23:39 2019-05-24

Givling app, which offers student debt prizes, is like 'Black Mirror': She spent $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
19:26 2019-06-21

Cops search for autistic student missing from Stuyvesant High School A 21-year-old student with autism was reported missing from Stuyvesant High School Friday morning — bringing a flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units to the area to find him, police sources said. The student — described as a slender, black male about 5 feet 10 inches tall — was seen wal...
22:52 2019-05-24

Australian government warns released student not to return to North Korea Australia's government warned a student not to return to North Korea on Friday, a day after he was released from detention by Pyongyang under mysterious circumstances....
04:52 2019-07-05

Married teachers found guilty of sexually abusing teen student A pair of Pennsylvania teachers has been found guilty of sexually abusing a former student, according to reports. Nicodemo Baggetta, 30, and wife Ruth Ann Baggetta, 37, were convicted Wednesday by a jury in Lackawanna County that deliberated for roughly 90 minutes after the teen — who is now 19 — de...
21:52 2019-06-20

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Neighbor of 'person of interest' in student's disappearance says 'many women' frequent his home A neighbor of the man Salt Lake City police said is a person of interest in the disappearance of the University of Utah student who was last seen more than one week ago after ordering a Lyft and being dropped off at a local park told Fox News on Thursday that “many women” frequent his home....
03:52 2019-06-28

UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to make the c......
17:39 2019-06-17

Parkland Student Rejected by Harvard Asks Forgiveness for Racist Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
02:52 2019-06-18

French student who missed bus, crashed car in rush to take exam makes it by minutes thanks to police A student in France who crashed his father's car while trying to get to school to take an exam on Monday was able to get there in the nick of time thanks to the help of police....
21:13 2019-06-18

Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck found dead, suspect busted The missing University of Utah sorority sister Mackenzie Lueck has been killed — and authorities busted a man Friday who they say murdered the 23-year-old and burned her body, officials said Friday. Ayoola Ajayi, 31, has been arrested on charges of aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, desecrati...
21:26 2019-06-28

Man charged with murder, kidnapping in disappearance of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City man Ayoola A. Ajayi, 31, to be charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping case of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
20:52 2019-06-28

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student who was beheaded, along with another Scandinavian woman, while hiking in Morocco’s High Atlas mountains has called for the suspected jihadist killers t...
04:00 2019-07-12

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18, were arrested by school resource officers at San...
03:52 2019-06-07

Oregon college student taking mountainside pictures dies in 100-foot fall Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University, died after falling 100 feet while taking pictures over a wall at a scenic viewpoint.        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Grand Canyon University student awarded golden buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (CNN)  – “America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel used his foot to tap his Golden Buzzer for a singer/songwriter he called “electric” on Tuesday night. Mandel was so moved by 21-year-old Texas native Joseph Allen, he hopped on the judges table in excitement and s...
18:52 2019-06-05

College student cries 'bias' after receiving hello in Japanese from worker at campus restaurant A University of Minnesota restaurant staffer was reported to the campus bias response team after making the mistake for saying “hello” in Japanese to an Asian-American student....
23:13 2019-06-20

Spence School says judge shouldn’t mete out discipline in suit over ‘racist’ student The tony Spence School says it’s not right for a judge to be making educational and disciplinary decisions that should be settled by a principal, according to their response to a suit by the family of a student who says she was unfairly labeled as racist. “Every day, private school teachers an...
22:52 2019-07-19

Student busted brazenly cheating during test at elite Bronx high school David Suker, a teacher proctoring the exam, spotted the brazen teen “texting and looking at his iPhone while taking the exam” and reported it to Department of Education officials....
04:01 2019-06-23

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
21:26 2019-06-20

Oregon State student fell to her death taking photo at scenic cliff An Oregon State University student tragically died Sunday morning after police say she fell 100 feet while trying to snap a picture at a popular mountain lookout. Michelle Casey, 22, was taking pictures with her boyfriend at Neahkahnie Mountain when police say she stepped over a retaining wall and s...
09:26 2019-05-25