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Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal

Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal

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Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Stanford sailing coach to be first defendant sentenced in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
01:13 2019-06-13

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised release by a federal judge in Boston....
23:26 2019-06-12

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes....
13:26 2019-06-12

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal, when he faces a federal judge in Boston....
21:00 2019-06-12

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universities – but he will not face additional prison time.J...
01:26 2019-06-13

Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
21:13 2019-06-12

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, the feds announced Monday. Ali Khosroshahin, 49...
08:52 2019-06-04

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
20:52 2019-06-27

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
00:13 2019-06-13

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Mastermind's accountant, ex-USC women's soccer coach plead guilty in college admissions scandal Twenty-two out of 50 defendants in the historic college admissions bribery and cheating case have now pleaded guilty to charges.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern California as a bogus volleyball recruit — and has a...
01:26 2019-06-29

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — all linked to college prep whiz William “Rick...
23:39 2019-07-18

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
03:13 2019-07-18

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
23:26 2019-05-22

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
09:00 2019-06-05

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
13:39 2019-06-22

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bars. Abbott, 68, the founder of food and drink distr...
03:26 2019-05-23

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Haden’s relationship with William “Rick” Singer, the ...
04:26 2019-06-06

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the form of a breaking news alert. Such was the case for ...
23:39 2019-07-06

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Consideration” campaign any less wickedly humorous. The...
18:52 2019-06-04

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the soap opera series....
14:00 2019-06-06

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
13:52 2019-06-10

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
06:13 2019-06-13

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
00:26 2019-06-28

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos get to know the crowd right from the intro, elicit...
19:52 2019-06-03

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Lori Loughlin's home life calming down following 'initial shock' of college admissions scandal bust Lori Loughlin is enjoying a newfound calm at home for the first time since she and husband Mossimo Giannulli were busted in the nationwide college admissions scandal in March....
21:52 2019-07-21

Olivia Jade wants to go back to USC amid Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's college admissions scandal: report Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly wants to go back to USC despite her parents' role in the college admissions scandal....
19:01 2019-05-21

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, including USC, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-06

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
19:26 2019-06-21

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
21:13 2019-06-02

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Steven Masera will also cooperate with authorities investigating the admissions scandal. He will plead ...
05:13 2019-06-01

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy and stupid they may be. After all, they may be payi...
07:26 2019-05-30

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medicine from the UA and will automatically get accepted...
00:39 2019-05-22

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to conspira...
23:52 2019-05-21

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, according to a new report. The sworn testimony came i...
22:00 2019-05-27

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
23:52 2019-06-11

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
03:26 2019-05-24

Lori Loughlin's lawyers reportedly seeking FBI assistance in her college admissions case As Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are seeking help from the FBI as they prepare to fight the charges against them in the ongoing college admissions scandal....
17:00 2019-06-14

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when they go pro, is now the first of four coaches convicted in the kickback scheme to receive jail time. On Wednesday, a federal judge in Manhattan slapped Ri...
00:26 2019-06-07

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
22:00 2019-06-09

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws...
06:39 2019-07-15

Charlottesville white supremacist faces another life sentence for car attack James Alex Fields Jr also faces 419 years for killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in 2017A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia ...
19:52 2019-07-15

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,” faces a mandatory minimum sentence of life i...
00:52 2019-07-17

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

UA Asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
14:39 2019-06-07

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for Lamont Evans, 41, who admitted that, during his time...
02:52 2019-06-08

3 more wealthy parents plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio are the 10th parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
21:52 2019-05-22

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bland, the first of four NCAA Division I coaches set...
22:39 2019-06-05

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison over bribery scandal Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.       ...
21:00 2019-07-17

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
00:13 2019-07-20

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
05:39 2019-05-30

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers believe could have a profound effect on Brazilian...
08:26 2019-06-12

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
14:39 2019-05-21

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Accountant, ex-coach plead guilty in college bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the sweeping case. Ali Khosroshahin and Steven Masera pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Thursday to conspiracy...
19:52 2019-06-27

Ex-Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith facilitating pipeline to NFL as college coach Kevin Smith ran for 2,346 yards and 17 TDs in five seasons with the Detroit Lions. He's now coaching running backs at Florida Atlantic.       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Coach Who Once Ditched Job During Season Frets About College Football Player Transfers Alabama football coach Nick Saban thinks “the spirit” of college football’s transfer portal “in and of itself is a positive thing for players.” But let’s not get carried away: Lest anyone think he’s completely on board with the idea of players having the sort of agency that, say, coaches do, Saban t...
03:52 2019-07-18

Longtime college volleyball coach dodges prison after child pornography conviction "His life is ruined," said the judge, who suspended former IUPUI volleyball coach Steven Payne's prison time.       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Kawhi Leonard's college coach says returning to West Coast 'always in back of his mind' Ex-San Diego State coach Steve Fisher: "The fact that he’s a pro doesn’t surprise me. But the fact he’s this good ... I don’t think anyone saw that."       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Sailing Into Uncharted Waters SailGP boats send out live data and video on every aspect of the boat and crew movements, a new technology used for the first time in a professional series....
20:26 2019-06-23

Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew. With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined....
19:13 2019-05-21

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 prepares to go sailing on sunlight Among the many spacecraft and satellites ascending to space on Monday’s Falcon Heavy launch, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 may be the most interesting. If all goes well, a week from launch it will be moving through space — slowly, but surely — on nothing more than the force exerted...
21:52 2019-06-21

Sailing Among the Stars: How Photons Could Revolutionise Space Flight A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."...
13:26 2019-06-20

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh takes a swipe at former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's record was phenomenal but controversy follows him everywhere.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson on All Blacks coach shortlist Steve Hansen will step down after World Cup in JapanOther leading candidate likely to be Ian FosterChampion Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has confirmed he wants to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks mentor and is buoyant about his chances. The man who steered the Crusaders to a third successive Su...
07:39 2019-07-09

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outteridge’s Team Japan in the match race finals o...
22:13 2019-06-20

Kiel Week: World's biggest sailing event casts off Northern Europe's largest summer festival has officially begun in the German city of Kiel. More than 3 million people are expected to descend on the Baltic Sea port for the Kieler Woche, a week-long sailing extravaganza....
18:00 2019-06-23

15-Year-Old Falls To Death While Para-Sailing, Case Against Operator Police have registered a case against a para-sailing operator after a 15-year-old boy from Pune died in an accident on Murud Janjira beach in coastal Maharashtra....
02:52 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
17:39 2019-06-05

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, floating in the water a thousand miles from land, ...
10:39 2019-06-07

U.S. cruise operators to stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and leading to worries of trip cancellations....
23:01 2019-06-05

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
01:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. cruise operators to stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and leading to worries of trip cancellations....
22:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
03:26 2019-06-06

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

No, this AI can’t finish your sentence The New York Times wrote in November that Google's Bert natural language model can finish your sentences, but this week, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence argues it's not so and that machines still cannot really reason....
22:00 2019-05-22

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 2018 and 250 percent from the Obama years....
23:52 2019-07-11

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-06-05

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
22:26 2019-06-05

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this session. Changes to specialized high school admissio...
00:39 2019-06-19

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
19:26 2019-05-31

Sandy Alderson has just one sentence for the Wilpons Sandy Alderson spent eight years with the Mets. He only needed seven words to sum up his time working for the Wilpons. “I appreciate the opportunity they gave me,” Alderson said in an interview with the New York Times. Alderson, who stepped down as general manager last summer following a recurrence ...
23:13 2019-05-28

Ex-Arizona assistant gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced Emanuel "Book" Richardson, a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, to three months in prison for his role in the college hoops corruption scandal....
22:39 2019-06-06

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s....
21:52 2019-07-08

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber’s 16-year sentence CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012. Prosecutors requested a 40-year sentence for Adel Daoud, who entered an Alford plea l...
02:26 2019-06-20

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
19:00 2019-06-13

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber's 16-year sentence Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012....
06:39 2019-06-20

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without the chance of parole for the slaying of his ex-wife’s husband. WOOD-TV reports that Zachary Patten received the additional punishment Friday. He...
04:00 2019-06-22

Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence James Fields Jr. was convicted on state charges over the death of Heather Heyer and causing dozens of injuries. He had avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to hate crime charges....
00:52 2019-07-16

Man wants new sentence in teen’s rape, murder, dismemberment DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Grace Packer in 2016 as part of a...
17:13 2019-06-13

Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison. Forty-five-year-old Terry Allen Miles was convicted in February of several charges, including two counts of kidnapping. He was sentenced Tuesday. Aut...
21:01 2019-05-21

5-hour sentence for carrier who kept 5,000 pieces of mail NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge sentenced a former letter carrier to five hours in jail after she hid more than 5,000 pieces of mail in her house. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Toya Worlds told investigators she kept the mail in her home because it was it too time consuming t...
18:26 2019-06-12

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor in April of third-degree murder and second-degree ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy’s death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decision filed Wednesday notes “mitigating factor...
17:13 2019-06-13

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist rally two years ago in Virginia. But lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr. will argue the 22-year-old ma...
12:00 2019-06-28

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial, his attorney pr...
22:52 2019-05-28

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs' family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped her and killed her parents to the maximum amount o...
04:39 2019-05-25

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that overlap with 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond̵...
21:39 2019-06-06

Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago....
20:39 2019-07-15

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerWhen male nurse Niels Högel worked shifts at two clinics in the northern German towns of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst in the early 2000s, the hospital rota showed up a mysterious spike of patients wh...
16:52 2019-06-06

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing them back, but in at least 87 cases they died, mak...
14:13 2019-06-06

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:26 2019-06-07

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
13:13 2019-05-27

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
21:01 2019-05-21

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
01:39 2019-07-12

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty Thursday for 37-year-old Timothy Jones Jr. in the ...
03:00 2019-06-14

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research of French economist Gabriel Zucman, a "wealth det...
14:39 2019-05-24

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
05:13 2019-06-05

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse — was sente...
11:13 2019-05-27

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
12:52 2019-07-16

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said he bears more responsibility than his underlings. “...
00:39 2019-07-19

Charlottesville: white supremacist gets life sentence for fatal car attack James Alex Fields Jr drove a car into a crowd of protestersWhite supremacist had attended far-right rally in Virginia cityA federal judge imposed a life sentence on the self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia...
22:52 2019-06-28

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said....
04:39 2019-05-25

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:39 2019-07-19

Druglord ''El Chapo'' Awaits Life Imprisonment Sentence By US Judge After a run as one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison when he appears in a New York courtroom on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-07-17

Pakistan's Army General Given Life Sentence On Spying Charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on......
21:26 2019-05-30

Fest drops Peter Yarrow over ‘indecent liberties’ sentence A music festival has disinvited folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary over his 1970 jail sentence for indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl...
16:52 2019-07-03

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, continue to be appalling, at least in part for how suc...
07:26 2019-05-22

Nurse raped by Met Pc: I'm serving a life sentence in recovery A nurse who was drugged and raped by a Metropolitan police officer during a Tinder date in Antigua today broke her silence and said she is "serving a life sentence in recovery"....
17:26 2019-07-15

Ben Sasse: Epstein's sentence 'pathetic,' government must 'protect the powerless' Republican Sen. Ben Sasse had strong words for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday, calling his initial sentence absurd and saying the government exists to "protect the powerless."...
06:52 2019-07-09

Cambodian court upholds life sentence for critic’s killer PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Supreme Court has upheld a life prison term given to a man convicted of murdering a prominent government critic. The court on Friday rejected the appeal of Oeut Ang for a reduction in his sentence for shooting dead political analyst Kem Ley at a convenien...
10:26 2019-05-24

James Alex Fields Jr. gets second life sentence for killing Heather Heyer An Ohio man received a second life sentence Monday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
23:52 2019-07-15

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court on Monday....
00:39 2019-07-16

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for “committing a nuisance in a public place,” South C...
12:13 2019-07-22

Neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer at Charlottesville protest gets life sentence The self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally was sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday, local media reported....
20:52 2019-06-28

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal against her”. ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300 in compensation....
21:39 2019-06-02

Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring es...
01:01 2019-05-25

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

Sarvana Bhavan Founder Seeks Delay To Life Sentence For Murder The founder of a trailblazing restaurant chain sentenced to life for murder launched a Supreme Court appeal to delay the beginning of his term on Monday, citing ill-health....
14:13 2019-07-08

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
03:00 2019-07-18

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
05:13 2019-07-18

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer convicted of spying....
06:26 2019-07-18

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a...
09:52 2019-06-08

Romania's ruling party leader to serve prison sentence for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea will serve three and a half years in prison following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
18:00 2019-05-27

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce Carneil Webster had challenged his death sentence...
22:13 2019-06-20

French prosecutors seek suspended prison sentence for Saudi princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating of a workman in her luxury flat in Paris....
03:39 2019-07-10

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by......
09:00 2019-07-19

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by creating a socie...
00:13 2019-07-19

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a week each year on the woman’s birthday and the anniv...
11:26 2019-06-07

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-vaccination rhetoric shun inoculation against dange...
03:26 2019-05-23

Man guilty in Charlottesville attack seeks mercy as life sentence nears The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison....
11:39 2019-06-23

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment....
23:13 2019-05-21

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
01:13 2019-06-29

India’s ‘dosa king’ to begin life sentence for murder of love rival Restaurant tycoon P Rajagopal turns himself in after losing last-ditch attempt to avoid jailThe trailblazing Indian founder of a global restaurant chain has surrendered to a court after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murdering a love rival.P Rajagopal rose from rags to rich...
23:00 2019-07-09

James Fields, who plowed his car through a crowd at 2017 Charlottesville rally, gets second life sentence The man who plowed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville two years ago, leaving a woman dead, was sentenced to life in prison by a Virginia state judge Monday....
02:52 2019-07-16

American woman who helped ISIS will only serve 18 months of 4-year prison sentence A U.S. judge sentenced an American woman who pleaded guilty to helping recruit Islamic State fighters to a four-year prison term on Wednesday -- a sentence prosecutors argue is “exceedingly low” after she admitted she double-crossed prosecutors. ...
22:00 2019-06-27

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention....
17:26 2019-07-17

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.Pell has been behind bar...
12:52 2019-05-27

World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy, a document published on the court's website showed....
18:52 2019-07-17

YouTube star who gave toothpaste-filled Oreo to homeless man gets 15-month jail sentence A YouTube star who pranked a homeless man by filling an Oreo cookie with toothpaste was sentenced on Friday to 15-months in prison and now owes $22,300 to his victim....
01:39 2019-06-03

American man who reportedly stored his wife's remains in cooler gets 9-year sentence for child pornography A U.S. judge sentenced a man who was discovered in a Kansas storage unit with his two children and wife’s dismembered body to a nine-year prison sentence-- a sentence unrelated to his wife’s death. ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Deadly fire above secret nuclear bunker under Maryland house leads to prison sentence An eccentric computer hacker was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home....
12:52 2019-06-18

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier to reveal that technological advances in cancer treatment have allowed the diagnoses to be less threatening than they once were....
19:26 2019-05-30

New Jersey police officer could get life sentence after driver gunned down during high-speed chase A New Jersey police officer could be spending the rest of his life in prison after being charged with shooting and killing a driver and wounding a passenger during a wild chase caught on video....
21:13 2019-05-22

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
00:26 2019-06-21

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
18:52 2019-07-17

One in four Oxford places set for poorest students by 2023 as university announces 'sea change' in admissions One in four new students at Oxford will be from the UK's poorest backgrounds by 2023 following a "sea-change" in admissions, the university has announced....
16:00 2019-05-21

Jersey Shore Cast Says Their Bond With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino Has ''Grown Stronger'' During Prison Sentence Gearing up for the third season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the cast dazzled at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Notably, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese,......
11:39 2019-06-18

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
23:00 2019-07-19

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The post “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence appeared first on...
07:00 2019-06-17

85 patient murders: Germany's worst serial killer, nurse Niels Hoegel, gets life sentence Former nurse Niels Hoegel liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

White supremacist convicted of Charlottesville rally killing asked the judge to reconsider a life sentence because of his young age Michael Dwyer, File via AP Lawyers for white supremacist Alex Fields Jr. argued in a new memo that the judge should reconsider assigning a life sentence because of personal characteristics, including his age. Fields is set to be sentenced June 28 for federal hate crime charges after he plowed his c...
01:13 2019-06-24

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Aditya Chakrabortty wonders why the French super-rich who promised to donate to Notre Dame haven’t paid up yetJeffrey Epstein is a wealthy financier and on...
05:26 2019-07-19

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
21:52 2019-06-05

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective positions....
08:52 2019-06-17

Michael Jackson’s popularity endures, even after new scandal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson was depicted as a child molester in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” earlier this year, but the negative publicity hasn’t greatly diminished the King of Pop’s image. As Tuesday’s 10th anniversary of Jackson’s death approac...
20:39 2019-06-23

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
19:52 2019-05-31

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed and the cost of these news measures....
23:13 2019-07-05

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-reaching that globally known K-pop star Psy has been...
00:39 2019-06-29

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines and costs over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its electronic tagging contract scandal....
09:39 2019-07-03

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
17:52 2019-05-22

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
18:39 2019-05-21

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
00:13 2019-05-29

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
02:39 2019-05-23

Brazil bans labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official government gazette on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-05-22

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse....
10:52 2019-05-30

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent....
00:52 2019-06-13

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the Department of Education — a plum gig with a $205,416...
04:52 2019-06-16

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
13:52 2019-07-12

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive a no-confidence vote next week....
15:39 2019-05-22

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch....
12:39 2019-06-21

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of associating with ascendant far-right parties....
23:00 2019-05-25

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video sting that brought down his far-right deputy and ended their coalition....
19:00 2019-05-28

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex trafficking of minors on Monday, is now the focus of a war of words between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...
20:13 2019-07-11

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
16:13 2019-05-22

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his boss said on Thursday, ratifying Francois de Rugy's position despite widespread public disgust....
20:39 2019-07-11

Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for trading X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl, he was getting hot and bothered about sex offenders living in the congressional district he represen...
09:52 2019-05-28

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentary film-maker Erin Lee Carr specializes in locating the real story behind what would otherwise be clickbait: her feature debut Thought Crimes analyzed t...
10:00 2019-07-09

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowledge, in the latest molka voyeurism scandal to hit...
10:00 2019-07-09

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
04:26 2019-07-09

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
03:13 2019-07-09

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Mahathir's succession plan Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within the ruling coalition and raised concerns of a turbulent transition from the 93-year-old leader....
08:13 2019-06-21

Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is "beyond embarrassed" by the scandal Last week, a report claimed that Fox and the Empire writers were working to find a way they could bring Jussie Smollett back for the show’s final season, a reversal of prior claims that Smollett would not be returning to the show after he got cut from the end of the fifth season in the midst of the ...
00:39 2019-06-12

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line under a long-running scandal over how it billed for electronic tagging contracts....
17:39 2019-07-03

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:39 2019-06-07

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to the task and has been active in helping respond t...
08:52 2019-06-03

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on deal-making, election spending and political patronage under former Prime Minister Najib Raza...
10:26 2019-07-11

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire. A preliminary EU report concluded the subsidies amounted to a conflict of interest because he still ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Germany’s Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have fined auto components and technology company Robert Bosch GmbH 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal that erupted at Volkswagen in 2015. Prosecutors in Stuttgart said Wednesday that Bosch was fined for a negligent violatio...
14:39 2019-05-23

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
14:39 2019-05-21

How the Kennedy Dynasty Has Endured in the Wake of So Much Scandal and Tragedy No matter how old you are, you have never been without a Kennedy in your life. Not necessarily personally (although there are so many of them, whether they still have the last name or......
14:13 2019-06-06

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
15:39 2019-05-21

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition government, formed between the Freedom party and the Austri...
15:26 2019-05-21

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired. But Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Democratic presidential candidates....
20:39 2019-06-13

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
16:26 2019-07-18

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzhauer’s recent 33-game run on “Jeopardy!” has turned...
05:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
09:00 2019-07-09

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
15:52 2019-05-21

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the United States. A fertility clinic in the United Ara...
20:39 2019-05-29

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
15:26 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
10:13 2019-06-17

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
10:13 2019-06-14

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

FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) The Food and Drug Administration allowed the maker of a faulty implantable heart device to secretly log 50,000 malfunction incidents, according to a series of investigations by Kaise...
21:26 2019-05-21

Sex, Scandal, and Allure: The Erotic Art of Shun-ga from Edo to Early Modern Japan In the year 1770, within a large village house by the bustling city of Edo, Japan (modern day Tokyo City) ...
23:13 2019-07-21

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if Democrats retain the seat. Moore lost in the once-...
00:52 2019-05-30

Former Peru President Arrested in U.S. as Part of Vast Bribery Scandal The ex-president, Alejandro Toledo, is wanted on charges he got $20 million in bribes stemming from the largest corruption scandal in Latin American history....
00:00 2019-07-17

Alex Acosta's connection to Jeffrey Epstein scandal explained Alex Acosta has been under fire in recent days for his involvement in a secret 2008 plea deal for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently hit with new charges for alleged sex trafficking crimes. ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal A lawyer for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person says the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes       ...
05:26 2019-07-03

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the story and appears in the film, looks at the fallout – and finds ‘surveillance capitalism’ out of control Related: Arron Banks threatens Netflix over G...
03:00 2019-07-21

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Judge Francisco Ortega Polanco’s ruling Frid...
04:00 2019-06-22

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
00:26 2019-07-08

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought refuge in Lithuania....
23:39 2019-07-19

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig foreign exchange rates during 2008-2013 to jack up profits at the expense of businesses and investors....
08:39 2019-05-27

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has learned. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler — who made...
01:39 2019-07-13

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
18:26 2019-05-22

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
21:39 2019-05-22

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule......
16:00 2019-07-13

How David and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Survived and Thrived After Scandal Internationally renowned pop star meets the planet's sexiest soccer player. What could go wrong? When Victoria and David Beckham got together more than two decades ago, they defined......
16:39 2019-07-04

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
11:39 2019-06-10

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and stepson of Malaysia’s former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment fund, becoming the third person in his family charged in the 1MDB scandal that helped e...
11:52 2019-07-05

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan soccer from the coach of the country's women's team....
20:39 2019-07-05

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
13:26 2019-06-20

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
08:00 2019-06-13

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
10:13 2019-07-14

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor to serve as DoITT’s Commissioner and Chief Informa...
21:52 2019-06-14

Canada's Trudeau regains momentum in election race after scandal: poll Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is regaining momentum after a damaging political scandal and could win a general election scheduled for October, a Nanos Research poll showed on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-07-09

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business trips....
09:39 2019-06-09

An Arm of the World Bank Has Been Implicated in Latin America’s Biggest Corruption Scandal (BOGOTA, Colombia) — María Victoria Guarín was a key adviser on Colombia’s biggest-ever transportation project: a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) highway across mountainous terrain connecting the capital to busy Caribbean ports. As an investment officer for a World Bank unit, it...
12:26 2019-07-02

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off the press....
00:26 2019-06-24

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
16:26 2019-06-16

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse. The organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of peo...
19:00 2019-06-19

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. An Agence Fran...
08:00 2019-07-18

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
20:52 2019-05-24

Austria's Kurz seeks to contain scandal damage as fate hangs in balance Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the collapse of his coalition government but did little to quell the anger of opposition parties that could depose him within days....
17:52 2019-05-22

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the government’s laissez-faire economic ideology and i...
15:26 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official government gazette on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-05-22

Spanish football players arrested in Liga match-fixing scandal Several professional footballers have been arrested in Spain in relation to match-fixing. Spanish police have been investigating allegations of rigged games during the 2018-19 season....
16:13 2019-05-28

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his administration....
19:00 2019-07-16

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
16:13 2019-05-21

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that he will step down as the president of the New Progressive Party but will not resign as another massive protest is set to take place Monday. “Apolo...
02:26 2019-07-22

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules awaits sentence for fatal 2017 crash; watch hearing live Sentencing began Tuesday for former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a deadly crash in his native Iowa.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the continent just days before European parliamentary elections....
14:39 2019-05-21

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with money laundering in 1MDB scandal Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of the former prime minister, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz, a co-founder of Hollywood production firm Red Gra...
16:13 2019-07-05

Malaysian PM Mahathir calls for party unity as sex tape scandal deepens rifts Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on Friday for unity in his ruling coalition, saying his administration could risk losing power due to infighting, as a sex scandal involving a senior minister worsened divisions in the alliance....
22:13 2019-07-19

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
05:13 2019-05-23

Meghan King Edmonds Jokes About Being Pregnant Amid Husband Jim's Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds is maintaining her sense of humor and concentrating on spending time with her kids amid husband Jim Edmonds' cheating scandal. The 34-year-old Real Housewives of......
23:52 2019-06-22

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached between 2004 and 2010, alluding to his sex scanda...
00:13 2019-06-05

Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar scandal Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a Harvard-trained doctor who has led Stony Brook University on Long Island for almost a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The biomedical researcher was chosen in an 8-0 vote by MSU’s...
23:39 2019-05-28

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Rossello to also step down....
04:13 2019-07-14

She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted. The woman found her biological relatives with help of a DNA database and learned that she had been voluntarily put up for adoption and was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco....
03:39 2019-07-13

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept as Manhattan federal court Judge Loretta Preska se...
23:01 2019-07-17

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
19:13 2019-06-02

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the internet giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyrics partner that it relies on for those lyrics. Ho...
02:52 2019-06-20

Tillis defends Acosta from calls to resign amid Epstein scandal: 'Has been a great secretary' Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said the effort to remove Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta from office is a political ploy and claimed he'd vote to confirm him again, even after learning all the current facts about the Jeffrey Epstein case. ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Austria’s Government Collapses Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called time Monday on his coalition government with the far-right Freedom Party after its leader was shown on video appearing to offer favors to a purported Russian investor. Kurz said he was seeking the removal of the country’s interior mini...
15:00 2019-05-21

Michigan State chooses Stoney Brook president as next leader in wake of Nassar scandal EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State chooses Stoney Brook president as next leader in wake of Nassar scandal. The post Michigan State chooses Stoney Brook president as next leader in wake of Nassar scandal appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-05-28

"Tristan Admitted It!" See How Khloe Kardashian Found Out About the Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in New Promo The moment KUWTK fans have been waiting to see is finally here. The Jordyn Woods, Tristan Thompson cheating scandal comes to light in next Sunday's brand new episode of Keeping Up......
09:26 2019-06-17

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer, Riza Aziz, Is Arrested in Malaysia Fund Scandal Mr. Riza, whose stepfather is a former prime minister of Malaysia, faces money-laundering charges in the disappearance of billions from a government fund....
17:52 2019-07-04

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him spurred thousands of Puerto Ricans to demonstrate in the capital San Juan on Friday and Saturday, the Associated Press reported. There were smaller gath...
23:00 2019-07-20

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
20:00 2019-07-17

BuzzFeed News issued cease-and-desist letter from woman in Tony Robbins scandal BuzzFeed News has been accused of using illegal and unethical means to obtain some information used in its recent bombshell accusing self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual wrongdoings, according to a cease-and-desist letter obtained by Fox News -- but BuzzFeed is standing by its reporting. ...
05:13 2019-05-23

Bella Thorne Calls Out Whoopi Goldberg for Her "Awful" Views on Nude Photo Scandal Bella Thorne is not impressed with Whoopi Goldberg right about now. Earlier this week, The View moderator and her co-hosts including Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain got into a......
00:26 2019-06-19

Daimler's stock drops as diesel scandal cuts profit for Mercedes' parent company Share's of German automaker Daimler fell almost 4% in Monday trading after the company said Sunday that profits for the second quarter would be hurt by troubles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the the full year....
19:00 2019-06-27

Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal Involving Medicine That Brings in $1 Billion a Year Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and their staff to prescribe an incredibly expensive dr...
22:26 2019-06-05

Khloe Kardashian Hopes the Cheating Scandal Will Make Jordyn Woods & Tristan Thompson "Better" People Khloe Kardashian has been put through the wringer. In this exclusive clip from Sunday's season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the Good American boss opens up about what......
20:26 2019-06-27

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
20:52 2019-05-24

Khloe Kardashian Reveals the One Thing Jordyn Woods Didn't Say After the Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal Jordyn Woods may or may not have apologized to Khloe Kardashian after the Tristan Thompson scandal. But she definitely didn't do it right away. "Now she's like, 'It......
06:26 2019-06-24

Jordyn Woods, Tristan Thompson had 'situations' before Khloé Kardashian cheating scandal, Larsa Pippen says Khloé Kardashian's close friend, Larsa Pippen, claims that Kardashian's ex, Tristan Thompson, had prior "situations" with Jordyn Woods before their cheating scandal made headlines....
22:13 2019-07-09

Khloe Kardashian Finally Breaks Down Over the Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal: Watch! The dramatic aftermath continues. Khloe Kardashian is still reeling over the Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods cheating scandal in this exclusive and explosive sneak peek at part two of the......
06:26 2019-06-24

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Acosta’s resignation Monday evening, and Senat...
19:13 2019-07-09

Jada Pinkett Smith didn't want to interview Jordyn Woods after the Kardashian-Thompson cheating scandal That Jordyn Woods interview on Jada Pinkett Smith's "Red Table Talk" on the Khloe Kardashian-Tristan Thompson cheating scandal almost didn't happen.        ...
00:13 2019-06-28

A fertility clinic is under fire after a woman gave birth to 2 other couples’ babies, but the scandal may be a symptom of a larger issue Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters Two couples are suing a California fertility clinic after an embryo mixup led one of them to have one of the others' baby. There are plenty of gaps in the fertility clinic industry, which may contribute to errors. There's no way to know how often such problems occur,...
20:13 2019-07-12

Watch the Kardashian Sisters Piece Together What Happened Between Jordyn Woods & Tristan Thompson the Morning After Cheating Scandal It's the morning after Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson's late-night house party behavior raised concerns about infidelity, and Khloe Kardashian wants answers. "I mean, I......
15:26 2019-06-19

Should I quit college for a job opportunity? My internship is going so well that the firm wants to offer me a full-time job, while I finish my degree part-time in the evening. I have only one year to go and I was kind of looking forward to my senior year. But to have a job now is amazing and takes all of......
14:39 2019-07-21

The case for community college I agree completely with Michelle Singletary’s July 17 Economy & Business column, “Community college should be a first choice for high school grads, not a last resort.” My son and daughter starte......
02:26 2019-07-22

NJ quintuples attending same college — but they won’t do this together High five, grads! The 18-year-old Keogh quintuplets — Elizabeth, Patrick, Jacqueline, Brigid and Meaghan (from oldest to youngest) — graduated Thursday from Toms River High School East in New Jersey. But the siblings aren’t going their separate ways just yet: Come August, all five are headed to York...
23:39 2019-06-22

How To Start Investing While You Are In College The potential for your investments to change the arc of your life is highest if you start while you are young. Here's how to get started while you are in college....
15:39 2019-05-21

Borrowing for college just got a little cheaper Interest rates on federal student loans will decline for the 2019-2020 academic year, as will the fees the government charges families to originate the debt....
03:13 2019-07-02

529 Day: Tax-Free College Savings (NBC News)  Today is “529 Day.”  If you don’t know what that means, you’re not alone.  529 savings plans could help you fund your child’s college education, tax-free. The government-sponsored college savings accounts come with tax benefits.”Over 30 states offer st...
06:52 2019-05-30

Is college worth it? Here are the top 50 schools that pay off the most College costs can be difficult to estimate, and outcomes can be challenging to quantify. Here are the top 50 US colleges that pay off the most.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
23:52 2019-05-23

What kind of laptop do you need for college work, really? When you’re out there looking for a student laptop, it’s easy to feel tempted by the latest and greatest hardware. You’ll see the new MacBook Pro with up to an Intel Core i9 processor (CPU) and 32GB of memory (RAM) – not to mention the beefy AMD Vega graphics – and...
16:26 2019-06-19

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with the college for 22 years. Roush will turn 70 on h...
21:52 2019-05-24

Gifts The College Freshmen In Your Life Will Actually Need and Use Do you have a soon-to-be college freshman in your life? Kids keep getting older and leaving the nest. If your sibling, child, friend, niece, or nephew is heading off to college in August and you want to get them a gift before they go, we’re here to help....
03:39 2019-07-11

How to Live in Harmony with Your College Kid This Summer The first summer I came home from college, I had plans to work, to reconnect with my high school friends and to enjoy the freedom of having zero papers to write. I felt older, wiser and much more independent than I had when I’d left; and yet, my parents still insisted that I adhere to my high school...
22:39 2019-05-30

First of 4 ex-college basketball coaches to be sentenced NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California to serve up to a year in prison for his role in a scandal that steered top high school recruits to favored schools and career professionals. His lawyer says there’s no need for impris...
07:39 2019-06-05

Top 25 college majors with the lowest unemployment Teaching positions make up five spots on the list, but all of them have an average salary below $40,000 per year.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at Miami and knows his personnel on that side of the ball. The defense should still be the strength of t...
21:00 2019-07-19

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement that followed the college's graduation ceremony in Rh...
03:13 2019-06-15

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist says....
11:13 2019-07-19

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
17:13 2019-06-16

Help Your Kid Heading Off to College With a 'Trunk Party' So your kid is heading off to college, and you want to give them one last hurrah before they enter the great land of dorm room pranks, energy drinks and figuring out how the hell to be an adult. What to do? Throw them a trunk party....
22:13 2019-07-03

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
19:52 2019-05-22

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
01:52 2019-07-16

How the UK's top car design college is readying for a new era of cars Your next car starts life here: the RCA is home to the UK's most prestigious car design courses The next generation of car designers will need a fresh skill set. The Royal College of Art is already on the case The car industry is at a once-in-a-generation crossroads thanks to autonomous driving, ...
02:26 2019-07-09

Four ways to get the most out of your 529 college savings plan By now, everyone's familiar with the $1.4 trillion student debt crisis. However, many parents aren't familiar with a tool that can curb borrowing, according to a study. What you should know about 529 college savings plans....
15:52 2019-05-29

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

RHONJ's Jim Marchese's Son Says Dad Won't Pay for College Because of His Sexuality The Real Housewives franchise is no stranger to drama, but nothing can compare to the controversy surrounding the Marchese family. Former Real Housewives of New Jersey star Amber......
20:26 2019-06-27

Money tips for college grads who are about to get their first paychecks For college grads who are about to get those first paychecks, it might be tempting to overspend. Instead, plan to spend, save and invest.        ...
16:39 2019-05-26

The 10 best college football quarterbacks for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks college football players at each position. The quarterbacks include Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

The 10 best linebackers in college football for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The 10 best linebackers are led by Clemson's Isaiah Simmons.       ...
15:39 2019-07-09

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds. Charry Stover is a Tucson-based math a...
10:00 2019-05-26

Before Deciding on a College, Look Closely at the Financial Aid Letter Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”...
22:13 2019-05-22

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goods and services purchased by colleges through educ...
15:26 2019-05-28

How parents should help their kids cope with college depression There is a mental-health crisis on America’s college campuses: One in six students was either diagnosed or treated for anxiety in the prior year, according to the American College Health Association. Suicide is the leading cause of death of college students and anxiety the most common mental issue. ...
01:13 2019-05-26

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

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
20:00 2019-06-27

It’s Almost ‘529 Day,’ and States Say Don’t Forget This College Savings Gift The number of 529 accounts has grown in the past few years. But most people still haven’t heard of the plans or know about their tax benefits, research shows....
18:52 2019-05-24

Rangers center believes returning to college is way to go The size and skill are there, but Morgan Barron doesn’t want to rush it. Neither do the Rangers. That is why the 6-foot-4, 210-pound center is going back to Cornell for his junior season this fall rather than joining the Blueshirts at training camp. After battling a sore throat earlier in the week, ...
17:00 2019-06-28

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam, was named as the 57th president ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opened a new sports book called Circa Sports. “It’s the most pure form of baseball and......
04:13 2019-06-15

Game to beware for each Top 25 college football team Whether potential trap games or tough tests on the road, here are contests that each top-ranked team, from Clemson to Mississippi State, should watch out for....
18:39 2019-06-03

Heupel, Peppers, Romo on college HOF ballot Josh Heupel, Julius Peppers and Tony Romo are among several candidates making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year....
18:39 2019-06-03

UA Alumnus leaves $8.8 Million to UA’s College of Medicine TUCSON- The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson has received an $8.8 million dollar gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker. Dr. Ronald K. Baker was a 1975 alumnus of the UA College of Medicine. Dr. Baker died on June 8th, 2017 at the eight of 70, earned two degrees from the UA, a d...
05:26 2019-07-02

Boston College gets past Clemson 7-5 in ACC opener Dante Baldelli capped a two-run 11th inning with an RBI single as Boston College topped Clemson 7-5 in the opening game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament        ...
22:52 2019-05-21

Immigrant mother, daughter graduate from same college, together _____ Sandra Murillo arrived in the United States from Colombia with one suitcase, $1,000 and a goal to eventually be joined by her daughter to share the new life she would start. Two decades later, Murillo and daughter, Katherinn Lopez-Murillo, donned their mortarboards and on the same day, graduat...
21:26 2019-05-26

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
18:00 2019-07-17

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

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
23:00 2019-07-20

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23rd at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While, the youngest was just 14-years-old! Officials said many of the s...
06:52 2019-05-24

How to get a jump on college football betting season College football point spreads for select 2019 encounters went up on the board last week in Las Vegas. Even if you haven’t yet lifted a finger in preparation for the coming season, you can use those spreads to get a sense of how teams and conferences stack up against each other. There are many block...
18:13 2019-06-03

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
03:39 2019-07-16

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground trade in graduation tickets to top off the celebratio...
21:13 2019-05-22

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center now will be able to instantly call for the review of certain types of plays....
08:39 2019-07-10

Vermont College of Fine Arts has interim president MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The board of the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier has appointed an interim school president. The Times Argus reports that Leslie Ward will succeed Tom Greene, the school’s founder and president, who announced earlier this month that he is stepping down. Greene ...
16:00 2019-06-29

Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go With many college students saying they've been homeless, schools, lawmakers and community groups are trying to take on the crisis.       ...
11:39 2019-06-10

US college campuses are becoming increasingly racist, report finds Instances of white supremacist propaganda showing up on college campuses trended higher in the recently completed academic year, according to the Anti-Defamation League report....
18:39 2019-06-27

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

10 versatile college majors to help secure a bunch of jobs College students don’t have to feel pigeonholed by their major, and can choose from 10 that lead to a variety of types of jobs.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

UA softball excited to hit road for College World Series TUCSON –  Arizona’s opening-round matchup at the 2019 Women’s College World Series is set. Here’s more with the Cats from Monday’s sportscast: UA softball team celebrates after birth to 2019 College World Series. Malia Martinez has the look of excitement (among others)...
10:01 2019-05-28

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World...
14:13 2019-06-17

Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was......
02:52 2019-06-04

Huge donation to college grads could start a new trend During Morehouse College's commencement exercises, billionaire Robert F. Smith changed the course of 396 students' lives in the span of a few seconds. His promise to pay off the entire student debt burden of the Class of 2019 sparked a wave of admiration and gratitude, as well as questions about wha...
08:26 2019-06-03

Arizona Softball one win away from Women’s College World Series Arizona softball beat #11 Ole Miss 5-2 at Hillenbrand Stadium Friday to win the first game of a potential three-game Super Regional Series. The Wildcats trailed twice – 1-0 and 2-1, but battled back to help pitcher Taylor McQuillin pick up the win. Arizona will face Ole Miss at Hillenbrand Sta...
09:26 2019-05-25

Sexy college influencers are cashing in like Olivia Jade Olivia Jade Giannulli infamously said that she didn’t “really care about school” — though she certainly used her college experience as a marketing tool. Before becoming the poster child for the college-scamming scandal, which may see her parents, actress Lori Loughlin and designer Mossimo Giannulli,...
22:26 2019-05-21

The 10 best college football running backs for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The running backs include Clemson's Travis Etienne and Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Jays select college pitcher with 1st-round pick The Toronto Blue Jays went for size and strength with their first selection of this year's MLB draft. Now they're excited to see how those traits can translate to their pro ranks....
04:52 2019-06-04

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
22:52 2019-05-22

Auburn beats UNC 14-7 to return to College World Series CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Auburn scored 13 runs in the first inning to stun host North Carolina en route to a 14-7 victory Monday that sent the Tigers to the College World Series for the first time since 1997. Judd Ward hit a three-run homer and Edouard Julien and Matt Scheffler each had two-run sing...
23:13 2019-06-10

Shattered ceiling: More college-educated women than men have jobs For the first time, there are more college-educated women than men in the labor force, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.FT_19.06.20_WomenLaborForce_Women-now-half-of-US-college-educated-labor-force-2.pngFigures show that women have edged college-educated men and now make up 50.2% of ...
17:00 2019-06-21

Does Free College Work? Kalamazoo Offers Some Answers For over a dozen years the Michigan city has offered to pay tuition for local students. The result is lots more begin higher education but graduation rates are mixed, as some remain hobbled by academic or economic ills....
22:52 2019-06-28

Celtics assistant gets probation in college bribery case A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300,000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida businessman's son into the University of Pennsylvania       ...
17:39 2019-07-02

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money....
23:13 2019-07-02

College football bowl schedule for the 2019-20 season 40 postseason games in the Bowl Subdivision will be played in December and January to end the college football season. A look at the bowl schedule.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school Elizabeth for MA There are currently 24 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. 13 out of the 24 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, 13 have law degrees, and two are Rhodes scholars. Here's w...
23:39 2019-06-09

Clinton, Albright to appear at alma mater Wellesley College WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Two former U.S. secretaries of state — Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright — are planning to participate in a joint visit to their alma mater, Wellesley College. The two, who both served in Democratic administrations, are planning to discuss their years representing the na...
20:52 2019-06-08

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00 2019-06-12

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college entrance odds.       ...
01:39 2019-06-15

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Guinea. Congress raised the age to 21 in 1984 to combat drunk-driving fatalities; states were coerced with the threat of withheld highway funds. Since t...
21:39 2019-07-20

White Supremacist Propaganda on the Rise on US College Campuses As if juggling student loans and a respectable GPA weren’t hard enough, a new report claims college students have racist rhetoric to contend with as well....
00:13 2019-06-28

Ohio college says $44M award to business not ‘final outcome’ CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists said Friday the jury awards are “not the final outcome.” “We are disappointed in the jury’s decisions and the...
01:13 2019-06-15

UA softball gearing up for #3 Washington at College World Series TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team have to play Pac-12 nemesis #3 Washington in the opener of the College World Series this Thursday at 9 a.m. Tucson time. Here’s an in-depth story with Wildcat players from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
07:13 2019-05-29

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause damage to certain sectors....
20:26 2019-06-05

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Homeless man returns to college after four decades to finish degree A homeless man has been given a second chance to finish his college degree, more than four decades after dropping out, thanks to the help of a local student. David Carter had been a student at the University of Texas at Austin studying studio art but dropped out in 1971 at the age of 23......
22:00 2019-06-05

Woman given three days to live at birth is now a college grad Born with multiple physical disabilities, Nekhidia Harris was given just three days to live. But on Wednesday, the 24-year-old, who stands just over two-feet-tall, walked at her graduation from Medgar Evers College, according to a new report. “I feel so excellent,” Harris told ABC New Yo...
00:52 2019-06-07

Ranking the top 10 SEC college football games for the 2019 season Alabama vs. Auburn in the Iron Bowl. Florida vs. Georgia in Jacksonville. In 2019, you don't want to miss those SEC football games and eight others.       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

Are you still supporting your college graduate kid? Here's how to wean them off your money Many parents help their adult children pay everyday expenses. Here's how to manage that help it responsibly.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

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

Navy picks new War College leader after removing president PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy has named the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College after removing the college president who is under investigation. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer announced Friday that Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will be the new president. Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley was ...
20:39 2019-06-14

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 25, on Thursday. And the 7-foot-3 co...
04:39 2019-07-22

APNewsBreak: Navy probing claims against war college leader NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The military is investigating the president of the U.S. Naval War College amid allegations that he spent excessively, abused his hiring authority and otherwise behaved inappropriately. Multiple current and former college employees told The Associated Press on condition of anonym...
12:26 2019-06-07

‘Bachelorette’ contestant Tyler C. had a disastrous game as a college QB Here’s hoping Tyler Cameron’s journey on “The Bachelorette” goes better than his career as a college quarterback. In a resurfaced clip from 2013, Cameron, 26, who is vying for Hannah Brown’s affection on the ABC reality series, threw three interceptions in the span of f...
17:00 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

College wrestlers accused of penetrating victim with ‘object’ A top wrestler at the University of Minnesota and his teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said. Gable Steveson, a 19-year-old heavyweight phenom with a 35-2 record as a freshman, and Dylan Martinez, a 21-year-old sophomore from California, were arrested Saturd...
01:26 2019-06-18

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
18:13 2019-05-21

AP Top 25 Podcast: Picking College Football Hall of Famers There are 76 former major-college football stars eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year, and whittling down the list to a class of about 12 players is almost impossible        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome' An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are "not the final outcome."...
23:00 2019-06-14

White supremacists are recruiting even more on college campuses, report says The Anti-Defamation League reported 313 cases of white supremacist propaganda on college campuses in the 2018-19 school year, a 7% increase.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them....
00:26 2019-06-14

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal....
22:26 2019-07-17

College kid dreading Dad’s lecture about getting a job wins $1 million in lottery Forget job-hunting, now he can go house-hunting. A New Jersey college kid dreading a lecture from his dad about getting a summer job decided to check his Mega Millions lottery ticket — and found out he’d won a cool $1 million. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos, 20, bought a ticket for the May 28 dra...
22:39 2019-06-04

Market awarded $44M in racism dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them. The jury in Lorain County, Ohio, awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson and Gibson’s Bakery $33 million in punitive damag...
23:39 2019-06-13

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
00:00 2019-06-15

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got his first win in his new role, as the Mets held on...
13:13 2019-06-22

Senegal can cope without Mane, says coach "Senegal coach Aliou Cisse is not concerned about the absence of talisman Sadio Mane when his team kick off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo on Sunday."...
19:13 2019-06-22

Lakers trying to woo top assistant coach from Warriors The Lakers have already added some big names to their coaching staff, but they’re trying to beef it up even more — at the expense of the current best in the West. They have received permission to speak with Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams about a position on their staff, according to ...
17:52 2019-06-23

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team\u0027s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, saying the time taken to confirm his opponents\u0027 goal had unsettled his team."...
13:13 2019-07-11

Where to Find The Cheapest Booze in Coach No one books a flight looking for a deal on alcoholic beverages. You buy a ticket because it’ll get you to the place you want to go for a price you’re willing to pay. Plus, no one expects free food and drink on a flight anymore unless you’re going to a far-flung destination or you’ve decided to pay ...
22:26 2019-07-18

Federer's tears for former coach: 'Never broke down like this' As Roger Federer prepares to defend his Australian Open title, an emotional interview with CNN Sport reveals just how much the Swiss continues to mourn the loss of Australian Peter Carter....
18:00 2019-05-21

Coach who stopped gunman: I was there to save him Keanon Lowe, head football coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, says he lunged for the gun when he saw an armed student in a classroom on Friday. Angel Granados-Diaz, 19, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Friday. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Ex-OK State coach gets 3 months in prison A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers....
21:13 2019-06-07

11 Coach Sale Items We're Shopping Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:39 2019-05-21

UA hoops to play former Cats Coach in LA TUCSON – Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will have to develop a game plan against a former Wildcat assistant in the upcoming season at the Wooden Legacy tournament in the Los Angeles area.  UA will play Pepperdine, coached by former Arizona assistant Lorenzo Romar.  Here’s more:...
08:52 2019-07-12

Meghan McCain blasts Trump over USS John S. McCain scandal ​Meghan McCain ​on Thursday ​accused President Trump of creating an atmosphere in the military ​in which service members are afraid ​to display the name of her late father, Republican Sen. John McCain. “The president’s actions have consequences,” McCain, one of the hosts of ABC’s “The Vi...
21:26 2019-05-30

As MLB draft continues, Nationals take college slugger, four more pitchers among Day 2 picks The Nationals drafted Florida State's Drew Mendoza with their third-round pick Tuesday. The selected seven additional players through the end of the 10th round....
15:00 2019-06-05

Oberlin College fined $11M in bakery racial profiling case An Ohio jury on Friday slapped Oberlin College with an $11.2 million damages penalty for siding with three black students who had claimed they were victims of racial profiling after they were caught shoplifting in 2016, a report said. The liberal arts college must pay the massive compensatory damage...
11:13 2019-06-08

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
10:13 2019-05-30

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

Arizona eighth-grader has two Division I college football offers Cole Martin, a cornerback who will start high school next year, has two Division 1 college football offers.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
22:00 2019-07-19

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio’s Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident. The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram...
21:39 2019-06-08

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
19:52 2019-05-21