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UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict

A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict

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Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Gamba, the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said on Friday....
03:34, 2019-08-03

U.S. envoy urges Germany to take global role after Hormuz reluctance The U.S. ambassador to Germany called on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday to take on a global responsibility to match its economic might after Berlin showed reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz....
15:34, 2019-08-01

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency to support Palestinian refugees had "failed" in i...
12:01, 2019-05-23

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
06:00, 2019-07-19

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
18:51, 2019-06-27

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this month....
08:34, 2019-08-20

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
04:51, 2019-06-06

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:17, 2019-06-29

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has partnered with the government, and the global fund Education Cannot Wait, to launch a programme designe...
00:51, 2019-07-14

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
17:51, 2019-05-21

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or maimed since the United Nations began monitoring the violation....
18:34, 2019-07-31

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
14:51, 2019-05-21

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civilian casualties declined. ...
17:51, 2019-07-31

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of foreign weapons is fueling a proxy war in the nort...
20:17, 2019-07-31

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendship...
21:17, 2019-07-31

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
21:34, 2019-06-21

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
12:00, 2019-06-16

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights....
05:34, 2019-06-09

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Greenlanders welcome global attention, but there's no love lost for Trump Authorities and residents in Greenland have branded President Donald Trump's talk of buying the island "insulting" but have welcomed the global attention it has brought to a nation keen to establish its autonomy from Denmark....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Left to rot: the new global effort to preserve lost monuments From a railway run by children in Ljubljana to brutalist monuments in the Balkans, the Nonument Group maps abandoned 20th-century architectureWhen he was 14, Ljubljana resident Janko Vrhunc spent every Sunday training to drive a steam locomotive. “We had to sign in, then check all the wagons, check ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private school tuition vouchers. Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro Valley accuses the state Department of Education ...
00:51, 2019-07-22

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Saudi Arabia urges global community to deter maritime trade disruptions Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that Iran's interception of commercial vessels, including its seizure of a British tanker, in Gulf waters was a violation of international law and urged the global community to deter such actions....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, Castigates Trump and Urges Global Diplomacy The address in New York City took aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
07:01, 2019-05-24

'Emulate his example' urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apartheid campaigner, and South Africa’s first democra...
00:17, 2019-08-04

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apartheid campaigner, and South Africa’s first democratically-elected...
01:51, 2019-07-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
04:17, 2019-05-22

On the Global Day of Parents, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’ Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, is calling on world leaders to invest in family-friendly policies that support parents to give their children “the best start in life”. ...
17:17, 2019-06-01

D-Day’s 75th anniversary renews interest in some classrooms RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, historians and educators worry that the World War II milestone is losing its resonance with today’s students. In North Carolina and many other U.S. states, D-Day isn’t part of the required curriculum, though some teachers ...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
07:17, 2019-05-31

As UN budget dries up, Palestinian classrooms swell in size HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — The effects of U.S. aid cuts have rippled throughout the operations of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, but its sprawling school system, serving 500,000 children across the Middle East, has been hit hardest. Classroom sizes have nearly doubled to 50 students, taxing...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Audit finds appalling conditions in NYC preschool classrooms Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature Universal Pre-K initiative was found to have dangerous facilities filled with hazards like peeling lead paint, missing window and radiator guards and barbed wire fences, according to a state audit Friday. One preschool tot required stitches after his hand became caug...
22:34, 2019-06-07

Over 900 city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint More than 900 aging city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint last month, according to new Department of Education data. For the first time, city officials vetted more than 5,400 classrooms in 797 buildings built before 1985 to determine the scope of the problem. The numbers were first ...
17:34, 2019-08-01

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill says the substitute uploaded the videos to a commerc...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classrooms in Dayton, El Paso and Gilroy following mass shootings Lady Gaga is funding classrooms in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California after mass shootings occurred in the cities.        ...
01:00, 2019-08-11

Jeffrey Epstein lost interest when girls ‘lost their braces’: detective Jeffrey Epstein lost all sexual interest in his alleged victims as soon as they “lost their braces and their pubescent look,” according to a former cop who’s been investigating the convicted pedophile for more than a decade. But Epstein still found a way for the “too old̶...
22:17, 2019-07-21

Nintendo's Mobile Game Dragalia Lost Has Finally Lost Me From its launch in late September through mid-May, Nintendo’s mobile RPG Dragalia Lost was part of my daily routine. I only missed one daily login during the entire period, and that was because I was recovering from surgery. But, over the past couple of weeks, the game’s pull on me has faded, and my...
19:51, 2019-06-20

Brazil growth: Of lost years, lost decades Frustration is building quickly in Brazil. What was supposed to be the beginning of a credit cycle – and a structural improvement in long-term economic growth – is becoming just another false dawn....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Opinion: Lakers lost out on Kawhi Leonard, but all is not lost The Lakers brought in Jared Dudley, Danny Green and Kyle Kuzma during free agency, but missed out on the big-name All-Star they were seeking.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-06

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hospital in Libya that killed medical workers; UN Secretary-General António Guterres reacts to a deadly landslide in China; recycled plastic waste is used ...
21:17, 2019-07-31

Chants of 'classrooms, not cages' as hundreds gather for immigration vigil in DC Hundreds of people gathered Friday night for Washington’s “Lights for Liberty” event and vigil, one of more than 700 that were planned worldwide.        ...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
16:17, 2019-06-03

Chants of 'classrooms, not cages' as hundreds gather for DC 'Lights for Liberty' vigil Hundreds of people gathered Friday night for Washington’s “Lights for Liberty” event and vigil, one of more than 700 that were planned worldwide.        ...
04:34, 2019-07-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget Mixed trading in benchmark U.S. indexes was not enough to turn global stock markets higher Tuesday as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment, pushing safe haven U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest levels since October 2017....
20:51, 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
00:17, 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
02:51, 2019-06-01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schell, Cboe Global Markets Executive Vice President, C...
14:32, 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
22:51, 2019-07-01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th Annual Global Financial Services Conference in New Y...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Sandl...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on Thursday, June 6 a...
03:51, 2019-05-30

May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation For the May 2019 NPD report, you have to look at the context of the current console generation. Gamers are looking past the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.Read More...
03:17, 2019-06-19

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Wealth management: The Next Generation The last 20 years of private banking have been all about building scale, international growth and professionalization; the top wealth managers are still getting bigger and are confident they have the right model – but as they struggle to maintain quality of service under pressure on revenues, new sp...
21:17, 2019-05-21

The Nun is inspiring a whole new generation of goths It would be easy to dismiss last year’s largely forgettable The Nun as just another of the many rote spin-offs made to capitalize on The Conjuring series’ success. This would be a mistake. The movie, which features a demon nun named Valak who looks like a scrapped Marilyn Manson video concept, has h...
20:51, 2019-06-07

The BMW Z4 Could Get Axed After This Generation: Report Philosophically, BMW’s Z lineup began with the Z1 in the late ‘80s and grew to the volume-seller Z3 in the ‘90s. The cars are BMW’s take on the idea of a sporty roadster, but the line could end after this current generation Z4, a new report claims....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Golf’s new generation isn’t afraid of anything There used to be a saying on the PGA Tour that you didn’t win for your first five years. It just would have been disrespectful. Well, that sentiment has been dead for a while, and the new generation has buried it forever. Led by two California kids who grew up playing high school golf against......
05:51, 2019-08-08

Switzerland’s Once-in-a-Generation, Over-the-Top Party When the 52 Places Traveler arrived in Vevey, Switzerland, he thought he was hallucinating. But no: it was just a celebration that hasn’t happened since 1999....
18:01, 2019-07-31

Yes, AOC, your generation has seen American prosperity “An entire generation, which is now becoming one of the largest electorates in America, came of age and never saw American prosperity.” So says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., whose visibility as a spokeswoman for this generation has been boosted by political friend and foe....
07:34, 2019-06-19

Jobs, education, GDP and more: The states with the best and worst economies To rank the best and worst state economies, 24/7 Wall St. factored in GDP and job growth, unemployment, poverty, and bachelor's degree attainment.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-06

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
17:00, 2019-06-13

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
03:17, 2019-06-29

5G in the IoT: How the next generation of wireless technology will transform the IoT This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence5G is very nearly here, and these lightnin...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Vondrousova leading new Czech generation Minutes after second seed Czech Karolina Pliskova was dumped out of the French Open on Friday, Marketa Vondrousova underlined her credentials as the leader of the country's new generation by reaching the last 16 for the first time....
19:51, 2019-05-31

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of...
18:17, 2019-06-12

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart assistant. With the proliferation of Alexa in ......
18:17, 2019-05-21

What to expect from next generation fleet technology When we think of the next generation of fleet operations, most attention is given to the concept of autonomous vehicles. But the timeline for the widespread adoption of truly autonomous vehicles is anyone’s guess. Tesla founder, Elon Musk, famously claimed that the company’s cars would...
13:17, 2019-08-09

Next-generation Porsche 911 dazzles in Germany Porsche showed off their latest generation 911 Carrera range at a drive event in Germany. These next-gen models draw heavy inspiration from classic 911s of past bringing the same quintessential 911 shape, cylinder count and layout. It is discernible only by a sleek strip of light across the rear and...
19:00, 2019-06-21

AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors will be out July 7 At Computex 2019, AMD is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and it has unveiled AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors and Navi graphics cards.AMD had its first ever Computex keynote, where it finally announced what we all knew was coming: AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors. These chips, based on a 7nm...
10:34, 2019-05-27

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social media ...
09:00, 2019-06-19

Alec Benjamin Is a Pop Storyteller for the Next Generation Alec Benjamin has worn the same outfit multiple days in a row, he admits when we sit down to chat at New York’s buzzing Soho House one afternoon this spring. The 25-year-old singer-songwriter isn’t overly concerned with fashion; he just likes what he likes, and when he figures out someth...
10:34, 2019-06-22

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
11:51, 2019-05-23

Nearly 40 percent of Generation Z are sexting: study When it comes to sending intimate photos, Gen Z is leading the charge, with nearly 40 percent of youngsters ages 18 to 22 sending off a naked pic of themselves....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Introducing Anne Frank to a New Generation The collected writings of Anne Frank, the teenager whose diary became a symbol of resilience amid the Holocaust, will be published this month, when the author would have turned 90....
17:00, 2019-06-17

BMW lines up all-electric future for next-generation i8 BMW will decide this year if its new flagship sports car will be electric only or hybrid BMW is on the verge of making the next generation of its flagship i8 sports car a fully electric model, according to sources at the firm. Bosses are at a crucial decision-making stage with the next i8 and senio...
15:51, 2019-05-21

AMD's Third Generation Ryzen CPUs Are Just Terrific AMD did it. It produced a ridiculously fast series of CPUs that use a lot less power than their competitors and predecessors while also being cheaper and adding some bonus features, like PCIe 4.0 support, only hardcore PC users need. The new $500 Ryzen 9 3900X and $330 Ryzen 7 3700X deliver on many...
22:34, 2019-07-09

Jets’ Sam Darnold already teaching the next generation The players sharing the field with Sam Darnold on Saturday morning were closer to his age than Tom Brady’s. It wasn’t all that long ago Darnold was in their shoes, going to youth football camps, but now the Jets quarterback, who just turned 22 on Wednesday, is the one leading the way. “I think for.....
06:17, 2019-06-09

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
03:00, 2019-08-10

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
23:34, 2019-06-07

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:34, 2019-07-10

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-06-05

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its students....
14:51, 2019-07-24

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 25 Broadway. The nonprofit, previously located at 40 W. 20th St., will now have its own building with...
08:34, 2019-06-28

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. The new curriculum through the Tucson Unified School District would teach students topics about self-empowerment, positive self-esteem, body image, and p...
10:51, 2019-07-25

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
21:51, 2019-07-09

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital transformation] is disrupting the whole economy and impacting all sectors alike. All the sectors need to automate to cut costs, stay competitive and imp...
13:51, 2019-07-09

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
15:17, 2019-06-13

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment. The city shelled out a whopping $25,199 per pupil during fiscal 2017, compared to just $12,201 nat...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
05:17, 2019-07-14

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
14:51, 2019-07-13

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys launched the country’s first Master’s in blockchain te...
12:17, 2019-05-31

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants who settle in wealthy, developed host countries, ac...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, watercolor paintings. In the border city of Tijuana ...
07:51, 2019-08-07

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the images on the visual information alone, or perhaps fac...
19:34, 2019-07-02

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
20:34, 2019-06-05

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
02:01, 2019-07-16

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
08:17, 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:51, 2019-07-03

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
01:51, 2019-06-18

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
17:17, 2019-05-21

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
15:00, 2019-06-22

Chernobyl Emerges From Oblivion For The Streaming Generation Olha Kyselova wasn't born when the Chernobyl power plant exploded in 1986, yet the disaster has always been in her life. Her parents were "liquidators," sent in to brave the radiation and help clear......
09:34, 2019-06-29

New-Generation Yamaha MT-07 Spied Testing In Europe The Yamaha MT-07 is a popular performance bike across the globe and Yamaha is now getting ready to replace the current model with a new one. Although the new-gen model will be launched in a couple......
18:51, 2019-06-22

Next Generation Honda Jazz Image Leaked The next generation Honda Jazz is slated for a global debut later this year. However, ahead of the unveil, a leaked image of the new hatchback has made its way online revealing the all-new design. The......
13:51, 2019-06-30

This used-car salesman inspired a generation of migrants in New Jersey SALCAJA, Guatemala — Werner Dominguez is a pioneer. In 1981, he became one of the first migrants from this city nestled among verdant mist-shrouded mountains to leave for the US. He worked in Chicago and later settled in Trenton, NJ, where his sister and extended family now live. “In those days, you...
04:17, 2019-06-02

Generation XX: How Kaws Short-Circuited the Art World Inside the world of Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS, the creator of cartoon-inspired characters with Xed-out eyes and big feelings—and an artist whose record-breaking success has changed the art world....
18:00, 2019-08-05

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
05:17, 2019-07-02

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls the shots....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Once again, engage: Picard trailer feels like the next Next Generation "Engage!" Yes, that's what Sir Patrick Stewart says in this moment, and yes, it's as delightful in action as that sounds. [credit: CBS ] All eyes were on San Diego Comic Con's Star Trek pan...
03:34, 2019-07-21

Pacquiao remains the most riveting fighter of his generation Pacquiao loves this, probably more than he should. And to watch him at work is to witness the entire conflicting boxing experience embodied in one person....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rather than human control....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? – podcast Kamala Harris was the big winner of the first round of Democratic party debates in the US. This week, her poll numbers surged and so did donations to her campaign. But as Lauren Gambino in Washington notes, it was bad news for the frontrunners as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faltered. Also today: Da...
04:34, 2019-07-04

The trauma of Rwanda's post-genocide generation Rwanda's young generation did not experience the genocide of 1994 in which at least 800,000 people, mostly ethnic Tutsis, were killed. Young Rwandans grew up up under a mantle of silence about that traumatic period....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Next-generation 2020 Hyundai i20 caught on camera News 17 Jun, 2019 The Hyundai i20 will enter its third generation next year, with styling cues borrowed from its larger sibling, the i30 hatchback...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Ryzen 9 3900X/7 3700X review: The next generation AMD just shook up the PC desktop market for at least the next year, and it's all thanks to chips like the Ryzen 9 3900X and 7 3700X. Here's our review.Read More...
14:51, 2019-07-10

Beyond Millennial Pink: How One Generation's Colors Are Changing Everything Faucets, hoses, straws, all in a profusion of pastels not seen since the 1950s. But these hues are strategically murky—neither feminine nor masculine—to please a non-binary generation....
22:00, 2019-08-06

Here are the trends that will shape the next generation of disruptive start-ups This year it is expected that artificial intelligence, 5G, digital health and fintech will be largely represented in CNBC's Disruptor 50 list of innovative private companies. These technologies are igniting paradigm shifts in our society....
15:00, 2019-05-21

It's The End Of A Generation At This Year's Pokémon World Championships At the 2019 Pokémon World Championships this weekend, trainers can choose any of the existing 807 known Pokémon to fight by their side. This is the last time they’ll be able to do so, at least in the near future....
04:34, 2019-08-17

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs in May? Yes, it did. But it also announced a second lineup of 10th generation of U- and Y-series CPUs today, and you are totally w...
21:00, 2019-08-21

The Roborock S6 ushers in a new generation of robotic vacuums Cleaning your house probably isn’t your favorite thing to do – but it’s still something that needs to be done. Vacuuming in particular can be a real pain, especially if you have a vacuum that’s mostly designed to work on carpets and not hard floors – as it means th...
01:17, 2019-08-13

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
05:00, 2019-08-17

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump’s America, those most zealou...
09:00, 2019-06-14

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted......
14:51, 2019-06-01

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergency” and committing to tackle it...
23:34, 2019-07-10

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

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
04:51, 2019-07-23

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
02:01, 2019-08-02

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from teachers. Justice had expressed support for the measure. The measure allows for a staggered impleme...
00:00, 2019-06-29

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
11:17, 2019-07-14

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
10:00, 2019-07-18

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
03:51, 2019-06-15

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter schools. Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled chamber on Monday moved the bill forward in its legislative pro...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
23:00, 2019-05-21

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal officials said Wednesday. ...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern by parents has been a more pronounced trend in the last year, so Trujillo wanted to address this no...
04:17, 2019-08-23

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest Indiana that he was at the awards luncheon last m...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
19:34, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:00, 2019-07-10

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
06:00, 2019-06-03

State to probe DOE special-education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special-education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
00:00, 2019-08-17

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further details. Her last day will be Aug. 31. Elia announced ...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
06:34, 2019-06-11

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had even attempted it himself.Ministers and other politic...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from neighboring Sudan. She say...
18:34, 2019-05-21

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
04:17, 2019-06-10

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:51, 2019-08-08

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
06:51, 2019-08-14

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” the Chinese telecom makers’s strength and that conflict with the US is inevitable in the quest to “stand on top of the world”.Ren Zhengfei said his comp...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but the current conflict intensified in March 2015 wh...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
18:34, 2019-08-07

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Author and historian Timothy Snyder told DW that the US is risking an improvised war in the Middle East. He also discussed Russia's role in the US conflict with Iran and the European Union's sanctions against Moscow....
17:00, 2019-06-22

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “I want the war to stop, I want to go home and I want to go to school” - the melancholy words of a 15-year-old Ola who has been caught up in the civil war in Yemen; her story is one of many which features in a photo exhibition called Caught in Conflict put on by the UN humanitarian affairs office (O...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictions despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the accord and reimpose U.S. sanc...
12:34, 2019-05-22

GM auctions last 7th-generation Corvette, donates proceeds to charity The $2.7 million bid was a record for a manufacturer-donated car sold by Barrett-Jackson, and the auction's proceeds will pay for at least five houses for injured military veterans....
04:34, 2019-07-09

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

A New Generation of Chefs Reframes Taiwanese Cuisine in America The island’s cooking used to exist under the vast umbrella of ‘Chinese food’ in the United States. A group of chefs and restaurateurs is changing that....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Stock Up On Dish Soap With 25% Off a 6-Pack of Seventh Generation Here’s your reminder: You need dish soap. How many times have you put water in your soap bottle to stretch it a little longer, because you forgot to buy more soap? No shame here, we’ve done it too. Right now, you can get a six-pack of Seventh Generation Dish Liquid Soap for 25% off when you clip the...
16:17, 2019-05-24

Vauxhall set to build next-generation Astra at Ellesmere Port UK factory set to remain the home of the long-running hatchback – but the deal depends on Brexit negotiations The next generation of Vauxhall Astra is set to be built at the firm's Ellesmere Port plant from 2021 onwards – depending on the final terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union. The l...
23:17, 2019-06-27

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford through the Westland. Marle hugging Crono on top of De...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Becker slates younger generation's inability to challenge 'big three' "Boris Becker says younger players on the men\u0027s tour do not have the right mindset to challenge the \"big three\" of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slams."...
14:17, 2019-06-11

Watch: Showtime releases first-look teaser of 'The L Word: Generation Q' Showtime released a first-look teaser of "The L Word: Generation Q" featuring returning stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey, and new cast members....
23:51, 2019-08-22

Oppo’s first under-display camera demo looks decidedly first-generation Engadget's picture of the Oppo display. It's like a semi-transparent camera notch. [credit: Engdaget ] Smartphone design is slowly dumping notches, hole punches, and other blemishes that c...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advocating for environmentally-friendly changes in their...
02:51, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libertarian with 123,000 followers on YouTube, appeared in court on a television screen this week.Yegor Zhukov, a political science student at Russia’s prest...
13:00, 2019-08-16

New Generation Hyundai i10 Official Sketches Released For Europe Hyundai Motor unveiled the next generation Grand i10 Nios for the Indian market earlier this week, and now the manufacturer has released the first official sketch of the European-spec version. To be......
05:00, 2019-08-09

Mathematical technique quickly tunes next-generation lenses Most of us know optical lenses as curved, transparent pieces of plastic or glass, designed to focus light for microscopes, spectacles, cameras, and more. For the most part, a lens’ curved shape has not changed much since it was invented many centuries ago. In the last decade, however, engineers h...
19:00, 2019-05-21

American Suburbs Swell Again as a New Generation Escapes the City Rising housing costs in the nation’s most popular urban centers have slowed their growth. That’s speeding an exodus of residents to suburban communities, which now account for 14 of the 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S., causing strains along the way....
21:51, 2019-07-01

Will England's World Cup Run Inspire A New Generation Of Cricket Fans? According to the England and Wales Cricket Board's own research, just 5 per cent of British children aged six to 15 list cricket in their top two favourite sports....
20:34, 2019-07-13

Onus on younger generation to beat 'big three' at Wimbledon - Tsitsipas "Younger players must take responsibility and break the hegemony at Wimbledon to ensure there is a new champion this year, Greek world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has said."...
15:34, 2019-06-17

Redefining the next generation of human machine interaction: a Q&A with Mobvoi If you’ve heard of the company Mobvoi recently, it’s likely because of its Ticwatch smartwatch line or its other accessories that have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. However, Mobvoi is actually a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) giant that was started by a fo...
12:34, 2019-07-02

Meet The Next Generation Smartphone Engineered For Beautiful Photos Don’t let beautiful make-up be wasted with poor quality photos. The Honor 20 Series is designed to capture every detail in flattering light – here’s how it works....
20:00, 2019-06-21

Onus on younger generation to beat 'big three' at Wimbledon: Tsitsipas Younger players must take responsibility and break the hegemony at Wimbledon to ensure there is a new champion this year, Greek world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has said....
17:34, 2019-06-17

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
21:17, 2019-07-18

MTV Stares Into the Generation Gap With a Disorienting Real World Reboot If MTV ever dies, The Real World will be in the first line of its obituary. After debuting in 1992, the pioneering reality series not only catalyzed the network’s transformation into a youth lifestyle brand, but also managed to survive for 25 years. Even if the angsty, political Gen X seasons ...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Second generation Apple AirPods had weaker than expected sales in Q1 Apple's AirPods continue to dominate the true wireless "hearables" category with a larger than 50% market share. However, the second generation of the extremely popular accessory did not add to Apple's already huge share of this market. According to the information made public by Counterpoint Resear...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Snap unveils third generation of Spectacles smart glasses When it comes to wearable cameras, Snap is hoping that the third time is the charm. The parent company of disappearing-photo app Snapchat on Tuesday unveiled the latest iteration of its Spectacles smart glasses — which will now let users record photos and video in 3D. The frames will let users apply...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-how. That may be simply through a requirement to fo...
00:34, 2019-06-16

The Californians forced to live in cars and RVs As the state grapples with a housing crisis, thousands of people around the San Francisco Bay Area are sleeping in their vehiclesThe faded, creased photograph shows a 13-year-old Vallie Brown smiling shyly as she pulls back her hair in the back of a large van. She is wearing a white one-piece swimsu...
10:00, 2019-08-05

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a blind eye to the issue....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
07:01, 2019-06-19

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
03:17, 2019-07-15

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
00:51, 2019-07-10

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on educatio...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the country. “They’re there every day all da...
12:34, 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
21:51, 2019-05-21

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
19:17, 2019-08-13

Education Minister Credits NASA For Sanskrit-Powered "Talking Computer" Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Saturday claimed that US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has acknowledged that in future if speaking computers become a reality, it......
09:00, 2019-08-11

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
00:00, 2019-08-01

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
21:34, 2019-05-24

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:17, 2019-05-28

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
03:00, 2019-05-29

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
21:00, 2019-07-05

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
19:51, 2019-05-28

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent...
09:17, 2019-06-23

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanyahu was referring to the Palestinian leadership’s rejection of last week’s Mideast peace ...
12:34, 2019-06-30

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
18:01, 2019-06-21

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
12:51, 2019-06-23

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconventional military strategy to steer the Trump administration....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Economists Upgrade U.S.-China Trade Conflict to 'War' A year ago, the economists in a monthly survey by The Wall Street Journal were evenly split over whether to describe the situation as a trade war. In the latest survey, 87% of respondents were comfortable with that language....
16:51, 2019-08-08

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several decades” and it’s past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament. Ban warned the Security Council on Wednesday that ...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Conflict Of Interest Issue Likely To Be Discussed At COA Meet  The BCCI ethics officer D K Jain asked VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly to choose one out of the multiple cricketing roles they are performing at the moment....
18:17, 2019-06-28

The 'Boy Meets World' cast reunion shows just how much TV can inspire a generation When Cory Matthews began exploring this great big world, a generation of TV viewers were changed forever. And the recent cast reunion of "Boy Meets World" is a reminder of that....
04:00, 2019-08-21

Marie Harf: Democratic voters 'ready for the next generation,' not Joe Biden The days of the old Democratic leaders are over, now is the time for the "next generation," according to former Obama-era State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf....
04:51, 2019-06-13

Harley-Davidson LiveWire: An Electric Bike for a New Generation of Riders The humming LiveWire represents a shift in design, strategy and sound for a brand with a failing business model and aging ridership. It’s also the world’s best sport-bike-riding experience, says Dan Neil....
02:51, 2019-07-19

'Generation Jobless' Looks Back on How Financial Crisis Shaped Careers Members of the class of 2009 graduated from college into a recession, struggled to get their footing in the full-time workforce—and today some are grateful for the lessons in grit....
11:17, 2019-05-26

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits fall modestly in June - EPA The United States generated slightly fewer renewable fuel blending credits in June from the prior month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Next generation farming: How drones are changing the face of British agriculture Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of their crops and even cut down on pesticides. While there's certainly some buzz, laws and price tags may hinder the industry from taking off....
12:34, 2019-07-19

You Know You Still Love It: How Gossip Girl Defied Expectations to Define a Generation Spotted: The internet having a collective meltdown over the news that Gossip Girl is coming back, ready to follow a new group of elite rich kids on the UES. E! News has confirmed HBO Max,......
12:34, 2019-07-19

Novak Djokovic takes a shot at younger generation trying to catch 30-and-over Big Three Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic believes the new era of tennis talent is coming. He just doesn't think it's here yet.       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

God of War PS4 Review: Kratos return is easily the game of the console generation KRATOS, the God of War, is back, in a bold new adventure that's so good on PS4 Pro, it might have some Xbox One owners consider switching allegiances....
10:51, 2019-07-04

Navy issues final request for next-generation frigate proposals The U.S. Navy released the final solicitation for companies to bid on the design and construction of the FFG(X), the next generation guided-missile frigate....
18:51, 2019-06-21

Al Gore's Generation raises $1 bln for latest private equity fund Sustainable investment specialist Generation Investment Management, co-founded by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, has raised $1 billion for its latest private equity fund, it said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite the scepticism, businesses are undoubtedly using the technology to streamline work processes, automate timely tasks, and completely reimagine the way...
10:51, 2019-05-30

GM auctions the last seventh generation Corvette, donates proceeds to charity The $2.7 million bid was a record for a manufacturer-donated car sold by Barrett-Jackson, and the auction's proceeds will pay for at least five houses for injured military veterans....
22:51, 2019-07-08

'Dr. Mario World' will make a new generation of virus-killing addicts Was anyone really asking for a mobile Dr. Mario game? That was my immediate thought when Nintendo announced Dr. Mario World, its new free-to-play mobile title for iOS and Android, which launches on Wednesday July 10th. Then I realized Nintendo would......
18:34, 2019-07-08

Tommy Orange: ‘Maybe Jack Kerouac made more sense for a different generation’ The Native American writer on the beauty of Samanta Schweblin’s Mouthful of Birds – and the author that everyone should readThe book I am currently readingI’m always reading too many books at once, but most notably: The Idiot by Elif Batuman, and I’ve just finished Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schwe...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Heatwave to affect French nuclear power generation beyond July 26: EDF Electricity generation at EDF's Bugey, St-Alban and Tricastin nuclear power plants may be curbed until after July 26 as the low flow rate and high temperatures of the Rhone limit the utility's ability to use river water to cool its reactors....
09:51, 2019-07-25

What Beanie Babies taught a generation about the horrors of boom and bust The frenzied investment in the 90s soft toys seems unlikely today, but as a child I bought into the craze with enthusiasmIn the late 2000s, the singer Lily Allen was asked to perform a streamed gig in exchange for “hundreds of thousands” of bitcoin. She told them: “As if.” She later tweeted of the d...
19:34, 2019-06-19

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universities in the biggest day of global climate action ever...
10:34, 2019-06-28

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
15:00, 2019-05-28

Infiniti forced to move back in with parent Nissan Motor Co. last week said Infiniti's headquarters would leave Hong Kong for Japan in 2020 as part of a push to centralize and streamline operations....
06:51, 2019-06-03

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
17:51, 2019-08-02

GE says forced to redesign part for GE9X jet engine GE Aviation has found unexpected wear in a part for its new engine for the new Boeing 777X passenger plane, forcing a delay of several months while it redesigns and tests the part, the engine maker said on Monday....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a binge. Again, it was altogether harmless and not too...
00:51, 2019-06-21

CMB could be forced out of WFAN by Mike Francesa’s indecisiveness The future of WFAN’s “Carlin, Maggie & Bart” is in question, The Post has learned. In an odd situation, CMB’s status for the fall is unclear, even as they generate very strong ratings, including being tied for first in their time slot two-thirds of the way into the latest ratings book. Nonetheless, ...
22:34, 2019-06-12

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer‘s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
19:34, 2019-06-19

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Kerr: Forced trade by Davis 'bad for the league' Warriors coach Steve Kerr says free agents have every right to change teams, but when players such as Anthony Davis are forcing trades before contracts are up, then it's "bad for the league."...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding by any metric. Instead, the card's strength is in...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
09:51, 2019-07-07

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the state Education Department was wrong to twice ove...
15:51, 2019-06-02

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout out the star of this episode: Rogelio’s Martian tail, which he is forced to wear in public for a week so it looks more natural on camera. In what I assu...
06:17, 2019-06-20

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
08:17, 2019-06-13

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over the last three years—another exposed millions of stu...
07:51, 2019-08-10

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
14:17, 2019-05-22

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for higher pay and shorter hours in the country's largest ever education strike....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last year's presidential election remain divisive....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
00:34, 2019-05-29

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claims against the Russian state by Ukrainian volunteer fighters.Forensic Architecture, a London-based re...
15:34, 2019-08-18

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
00:17, 2019-06-05

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
14:34, 2019-06-19

Underage fighters drawn into Indonesian separatist conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, highlighting how a new generation of fighters is emerging...
04:34, 2019-06-24

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
23:00, 2019-06-21

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was working privately as a lawyer. New Paltz Justice Jonathan Katz was asked by authorities in late 2017 to sign an arrest warrant and order of protection &...
16:17, 2019-08-13

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
06:34, 2019-07-10

Emirates re-routing flights away from possible conflict areas in Gulf Emirates Airline is re-routing flights away from areas of possible conflict in the Gulf, a spokeswoman for the Dubai-based company said on Friday, amid growing military tension between Iran and the United States in the region....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
15:51, 2019-06-08

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
17:34, 2019-06-19

| Indian great Dravid cleared of conflict of interest Rahul Dravid has been cleared of conflict of interest charges after he was made head of the national cricket academy while working for a company that owns an IPL team....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s Middle East adversaries, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
14:17, 2019-05-24

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction to ... (a) bad decision", raising fears of a stumble into war, France's foreign minister said....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Oil at $100? Experts predict where crude could go if an Iran conflict breaks out In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation send the price of crude?...
10:00, 2019-06-06

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and the damage more extensive. But the message and its means of delivery have some similarities.Thursday’s attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman cau...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the potential to "bring the two countries together," India appeared less keen....
02:17, 2019-07-23

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn’t to everyone’s liking. The network took a hit on social media and among some critics for baiting candidates and provoking conflict. Drawi...
06:17, 2019-08-03

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Has "Muscular Nationalism" Resolved Any Conflict In World?: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government over its actions on Jammu and Kashmir, asking if "muscular nationalism" has resolved any conflict in the......
10:00, 2019-08-08

BCCI CEO Writes To CAC, Asks For Declaration On Conflict Of Interest Rahul Johri has asked CAC to give a declaration regarding conflict of interest so that the hiring process for the coach of Indian team can get started....
09:34, 2019-08-01

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling over...
19:51, 2019-08-05

Russia senses U.S. wants pretext for Persian Gulf conflict: RIA Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it had the impression that the United States was looking for a pretext for conflict in the Persian Gulf, the RIA news agency reported....
15:34, 2019-08-01

Iran warns West against starting conflict, says not looking for confrontation Iran's foreign minister warned the West on Monday against "starting a conflict," saying it was not seeking confrontation after its military seized the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz last week....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive to changing social mores and laugh-out-loud funny ...
01:34, 2019-05-23

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through moments of deep sadness, I’ve spent the whole night cr...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Wimbledon’s nice psychopaths continue to scare off the next generation | Greg Wood Few would bet against Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or Rafa Nadal triumphing again this year as thirtysomethings march onThe three names at the top of the betting for the men’s singles at Wimbledon this year are so familiar that they can almost be taken for granted. Between them, Roger Federer, Nova...
15:51, 2019-06-29

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Believe the hype: Billie Eilish proves she's a once-in-a-generation talent at NYC concert Seventeen-year-old Billie Eilish has drawn comparisons to Nirvana with her dynamic live shows, which we attended to see what the fuss is all about.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Pete Buttigieg on Gun Violence: ‘I Was Part of the First Generation That Saw Routine School Shootings’ During the Democratic debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Gov. Steve Bullock both spoke in stark terms about how the epidemic of gun violence had personally affected them....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Project Scarlett: Microsoft unveils next-generation Xbox game console Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, a next-generation Xbox video game console that is four times faster than the current generation of machines. It will come out in the holidays of 2020, the publisher said during its press briefing today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Ph...
02:51, 2019-06-10

Japan, led by less apologetic generation, stays tough in South Korea feud When Yohei Kono made a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women", many of them Koreans, forced to work in wartime military brothels, Japan's then chief cabinet secretary spoke for a moderate conservative mainstream seeking to reconcile with Asian neighbors....
14:51, 2019-08-08

French solar power generation surges in first quarter after sunny spell French solar power generation surged by more than half in the first quarter, lifted by a period of prolonged sunshine in February and March and new capacity installations....
03:34, 2019-06-01

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from WccfTech, so you should take it with a giant grain of ...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse river which it uses to cool the two reactors at the plant....
15:17, 2019-08-03

Area 51 raid now a festival called AlienStock that's bound to become this generation's Woodstock If you thought that plan to “storm” Area 51 was a load of crap that stemmed from a shitposting event on Facebook, you’re...sort of correct? There will be no storming, but there will be a festival in its stead. It’s a sign of the times, really, that the 50th anniversary of the most iconic festival of...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3.12pm on FridayThe power switch: tracking Britain’s record coal-free run Great Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a fortnight without using any coal power to generate electricity for the first time since the industrial ...
19:17, 2019-05-31

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Jeff Passan wrote in a long feature detailing Franco...
22:51, 2019-06-11

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Man, Woman Forced To Share Stretcher In Indore Hospital In a shocking case of apathy, a male and female patient were forced to share a stretcher while being wheeled to the X-Ray room at a government hospital in Indore...
08:17, 2019-07-04

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
09:17, 2019-08-21

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
10:00, 2019-08-17

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration....
17:34, 2019-06-19

On Video, 24 Thrashed, Forced To Say "Gau Mata Ki Jai" In Madhya Pradesh In a disturbing video of the incident, filmed with a mobile phone, the men can be seen tied together with rope and forced to kneel by the side of the road, in full view of the public, while being made......
07:00, 2019-07-08

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a statement she was forced out after “philosophical...
01:51, 2019-07-17

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
20:51, 2019-07-09

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening, an...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
10:17, 2019-07-14

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
23:00, 2019-06-20

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move known as conservatorship is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and sufferin...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Daniel Jones has forced the Eli Manning clock to already start Daniel Jones showed up as The Natural in his preseason debut, and the unmistakable rumble of his thundering footsteps cannot possibly go in one of Eli Manning’s ears and out the other. No one is calling Daniel Jones a draft-day reach anymore, only a precocious rookie reaching for Manning’s beloved j...
13:51, 2019-08-10

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
16:17, 2019-07-06

UK's Eye On Indian Subcontinent Flights As It Tracks Forced Marriages With summer holidays beginning in Britain this week, officials are redoubling efforts at the border to stop young people being dragged into forced marriages....
00:51, 2019-07-18

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Euro Papers: Joao Felix 'forced' into Man Utd transfer? "According to Portuguese paper Correio da Manhã, Jorge Mendes is attempting to force Joao Felix into accepting a transfer to one of Atletico Madrid or Manchester United..."...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitism surfaced at the event, according to a letter obt...
08:00, 2019-06-18

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
05:51, 2019-07-06

Tastemaker: Through the Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Lezli Levene Harvell Gives the Gift of a Spelman Education The Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Dr. Lezli Levene Harvell’s annual series of highly curated culinary events, is becoming well-known for championing the talents and visibility of some of our most exciting chefs of color. But after the last drinks are poured and the dishes are cleared, IDE’s multi-co...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software [Update] “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over the last three years—another exposed millions of stu...
05:34, 2019-08-11

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
10:34, 2019-07-03

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
05:34, 2019-06-13

EZ365 reveals blockchain for digital asset trading, gambling, esports betting, and education EZ365 will launch a blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a education portal.Read More...
16:17, 2019-08-08

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by unanimous votes of the members of the boards present...
02:51, 2019-05-22

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the adage that an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. In that, this HBO presentation...
02:17, 2019-08-13

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the condition that only myself and my cameraman, Dan, are present. Two men. It strikes me as a little odd, until we're told that her 'owner' was a woman -...
06:34, 2019-07-22

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled out of last year....
06:34, 2019-06-13

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke fears over conflict and oil Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon official....
07:00, 2019-07-21

China Imports Fall as Trade Conflict Saps Demand China’s imports dropped sharply last month, in a fresh sign of anemic demand in the domestic economy, adding to the pressure on Beijing as it struggles to manage trade tensions with the U.S....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
02:51, 2019-06-08

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love to be a mediator."...
20:17, 2019-07-23

2 jobs put FIFA's Samoura in conflict on African TV rights 2 jobs put FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in a potential conflict of interest over African TV rights sale       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission probe: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in trust funds, and the country may lose some EU funding as a result, the online edition of daily Hospodarske noviny reported on Friday....
14:17, 2019-05-31

High school tennis players sue over championship conflict with Sabbath A sister and brother who are star high school tennis players have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule that does not provide accommodations for them to play in Washington state championships while observing their Sabbath....
14:00, 2019-08-14

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
05:51, 2019-06-14

US flexes muscle in Ukraine dispute, warns of new 'conflict' in Europe The Trump administration is taking new moves to flex its diplomatic muscle to calm escalating tensions over Russia’s effort to bully Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea....
20:34, 2019-07-23

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller In tweets and comments to reporters, the president accused the former special counsel of being a “true never-Trumper,” who was conflicted due to a past “business dispute” between them. He also alleged that Mueller asked him for a job....
06:01, 2019-05-31

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Rosalina Tuyuc Velásquez, a member of an indigenous g...
01:34, 2019-06-09

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, reported ...
02:17, 2019-06-22

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tensions in the region. It was not immediately clear w...
17:51, 2019-06-13

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for increased, sustained investment in mental health services in those zones....
02:17, 2019-06-12

Potential Conflict Of Interest Prevents Dravid From Taking Charge At NCA The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution prohibits any individual from holding multiple positions at the same time which brings Rahul Dravid under the conflict of interest ambit....
15:51, 2019-07-02

CoA Facing Issues Implementing Conflict Clause: Diana Edulji Stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly and VVS Laxman are all facing alleged conflict issues with notices served by Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain at various point in time....
23:34, 2019-08-19

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
14:51, 2019-07-12

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-10

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
04:51, 2019-06-13

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Advice Is Perfect for Any Generation at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards There's nobody quite like The Rock. During tonight's 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, a very special actor was awarded the Generation Award from host Zachary Levi. In case you......
10:17, 2019-06-18

‘Game of Thrones’ is the defining pop-cultural experience of the millennial generation It could be the last show millennials will watch together, and come to define the generation the way TV series and movies have defined others.        ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age children over the next two years....
14:34, 2019-05-29

New York police looking for men who allegedly forced goat to drink beer Authorities in New York are looking to identify a group of men captured on surveillance video breaking into a Long Island nature preserve in February and forcing a goat to drink beer....
00:17, 2019-06-28

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
07:34, 2019-06-11

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
01:00, 2019-06-21

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
16:17, 2019-06-07

3 Forced To Consume Human Excreta On Suspicion Of Witchcraft In Jharkhand Three people were allegedly forced to consume human excreta in Jharkhand's Giridih town last week on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, the police said on today....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Pakistan Judge "Forced" To Convict Nawaz Sharif, Says Daughter Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz has released a video clip purportedly showing an accountability court judge allegedly confessing that he was "blackmailed and forced" to convict former......
15:17, 2019-07-07

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the rest of the Democrats undecided, according to a hypot...
19:51, 2019-06-10

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
04:17, 2019-06-20

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number of fake communications associated to its digital asset. Around a dozen “fake accounts, pages, and gro...
15:00, 2019-07-23

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of Cognizant, an agency Facebook contracts to police t...
01:00, 2019-06-20

Kevin Spacey accuser may be forced to testify about missing cellphone Massachusetts judge has ordered the accuser, his parents and his lawyer to appear in court if phone wanted by lawyers is not foundThe man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar could be forced to testify about what happened to a cellphone wanted by lawyers for the Oscar-winning actor.A Mas...
16:17, 2019-07-08

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
19:17, 2019-08-19

How Venezuela’s Political Crisis Is Pushing Women Into ‘Forced Motherhood’ (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy. In a country where contraceptives are in short supply, word in the s...
21:00, 2019-08-21

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
15:51, 2019-07-18

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
01:00, 2019-07-05

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
04:00, 2019-07-04

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden NBA title....
00:00, 2019-06-12

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai, Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, applied in a London court Tuesday for a forced marriage protection order....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband fears she will be forced to confess British-Iranian woman held by Revolutionary Guards in mental hospital in TehranThe husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran, says he is becoming increasingly worried she is being pressured to sign a forced confession after she was moved to an isolated ward i...
14:00, 2019-07-17

School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by parents Dante Trice and Angela Washington, who say faculty at Berry Miller Junior High School disciplined their son, J.T., by using a black Sharpie mark...
20:17, 2019-08-20

StockX forced password resets after 'suspicious activity' alert For all the sneakerheads and hypebeasts out there, if you received an email from StockX asking you to reset your password, then it was probably authentic. The online marketplace told Engadget in a statement that it was "recently alerted to suspicious......
05:51, 2019-08-02

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
18:51, 2019-06-11

Rahul Dravid Gets Conflict Of Interest Notice From BCCI Ethics Officer  Rahul Dravid is allegedly conflicted as he is the NCA Director and also employed as vice-president of India Cements group, which owns IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Top Canada ethics watchdog says PM Trudeau contravened conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustain the peace....
00:51, 2019-08-02

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick....
00:34, 2019-07-05

Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone. The post Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone appeared first ...
14:34, 2019-06-21

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
23:34, 2019-06-20

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the globe.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the late great singer’s finances—were on full display....
03:17, 2019-08-08

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis on comicbook.com—and after years of writing undera...
05:51, 2019-08-02

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with Iran....
21:17, 2019-06-01

In Gulf of Oman, Takers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Explosions disabled both tankers and forced their crews to evacuate. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said without presenting evidence that Iran was responsible....
23:51, 2019-06-13

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
11:17, 2019-07-19

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
19:34, 2019-06-09

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up call” to the escalating risk of disease outbreaks spreading from conflict areas neglected by the intern...
11:34, 2019-07-09

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the attacks....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
01:17, 2019-06-16

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States....
23:34, 2019-06-12

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Nancy Pelosi's Trump 'cover-up' claims the second generation of Russia 'witch hunt,' WH spokesman says Nancy Pelosi's claim of a presidential "cover-up" is the second generation of the "Russia collusion hoax witch hunt," according to a White House spokesman....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Alienware redesigns m15, m17 gaming laptops, adds ninth-generation Intel Core processors The updated notebooks are the thinnest and lightest 15-inch and 17-inch portables Dell's gaming arm has ever produced, while still offering advanced features like eye-tracking technology and OLED display options....
09:51, 2019-06-02

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changing in that area....
20:51, 2019-05-31