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Florida university students, faculty robbed at gunpoint during school trip to South Africa

A group of University of Florida students who traveled to South Africa for a 3-week outreach program were robbed at gunpoint on Monday, the university said....

Florida university students, faculty robbed at gunpoint during school trip to South Africa

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Sanitation worker robbed at gunpoint in front of famed Harlem eatery A private carting company worker was robbed at gunpoint for his wallet — and a package of strawberries — outside Harlem’s famed soul food joint Sylvia’s early Friday, police said. The 54-year-old trash hauler was loading garbage from a Du...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Florida man, 88, carjacked at gunpoint while on his way to buy Mother's Day gift for wife Investigators in Florida are searching for the man who reportedly carjacked at gunpoint an 88-year-old on his way to buy a Mother's Day gift for his wife....
07:48, 05/13/2019

| US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students: investigation An Ohio State University team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades and was never disciplined at the US school despite reports of his actions, an investigation found Friday....
01:32, 05/19/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
13:00, 05/14/2019

US University Doctor Sexually Abused 177 Students, Probe Reveals An Ohio State University team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades and was never disciplined at the US school despite reports of his actions, an investigation......
16:32, 05/17/2019

Georgetown University Plans to Dismiss 2 Students Tied to Admissions Scandal One of the students filed a lawsuit against Georgetown, saying the university denied him due process. The student’s father has pleaded guilty in the case....
18:32, 05/15/2019

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
17:32, 05/17/2019

'The magic of llamas': furry friends help stressed university students relax Students at UC Berkeley have an unusual way to take the edge off before final exams. The Guardian was granted exclusive access to a petting session Final exams are approaching at one of America’s elite universities, and the atmosphere might be tense ...
05:16, 05/04/2019

More than 170 male students claim former Ohio State University doctor abused them More than 170 male students at Ohio State University claimed they were sexually abused by a now-deceased doctor and university officials had knowledge of the abuse but did little about it, a report released by the school on Friday said....
15:00, 05/17/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Beijing for China's second Belt and Road infrastructure summit, but the World Bank's new president is ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Man indicted on murder and other charges in shooting at a North Carolina university that killed 2 students, wounded 4 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Man indicted on murder and other charges in shooting at a North Carolina university that killed 2 students, wounded 4....
14:32, 05/07/2019

Mom follows her twin sons to Florida A&M University – and earns her own degree This graduation weekend there will be hundreds of stories of parents going the extra mile for their children - few are likely to be as compelling as Madelyn McClarey’s        ...
19:32, 05/03/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Every Student Graduating at One Compton High School is Going to a 4-Year University (NBC4)-A Compton high school just reached an incredible milestone, and now the students are making history. The entire first graduating class at Compton Early College High School has received acceptance letters to multiple four-year universities in C...
22:00, 05/03/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
16:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
13:00, 05/11/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
00:48, 05/08/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Smuggled over the border: the school trip, the Stasi and the East German defector – podcast In December 1984, a group of teenagers on a school trip from West Germany crossed the border into East Germany. When they returned, an East German defector was hiding under a seat on their bus. Sophie Hardach speaks to those involved 35 years on and ...
21:32, 05/12/2019

Students take cover as school shooting kills one Two people are in custody outside Denver, accused of opening fire in a charter school, killing a teenager and wounding eight others. Authorities say the student who was killed was an 18-year-old male. (May 8)        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Denver: eight students injured in shooting at school Several are in critical condition, sheriff’s department spokeswoman says, and the two shooters are in custodyAuthorities say eight students were injured in a shooting at a suburban Denver school on Tuesday, and several are in critical condition.Dougl...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely win enough votes to remain in power, with the mak...
06:16, 05/01/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994....
03:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Massmart CEO to step down Massmart Chief Executive Guy Hayward will step down before the end of 2019 after being at the helm for five years, the South African retailer said on Monday....
01:16, 05/06/2019

South Africa's Massmart CEO Hayward to step down The chief executive of Massmart, Guy Hayward, will step down before the end of 2019 after being at the helm for five years, the South African retailer said on Monday....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power at the end of white minority rule....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjoining shaft....
11:48, 04/30/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their parents won the right to vote for the first time....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Local high school recognizes both students and businesses TUCSON – The Annual San Miguel High School Awards luncheon was held at the University of Arizona. The awards honor both local businesses and San Miguel students who take part in the corporate work study program. The work-study program provides ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Oprah Buys Wedding Dress For One Of Her Former School Students Oprah Winfrey gifted a former student of her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) a wedding dress - a $10,000 wedding dress, to be exact....
01:48, 05/01/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
08:00, 05/17/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that month....
08:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
23:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
07:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday....
04:48, 05/11/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra....
07:00, 05/07/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory in last week's election despite a lower share of the vote....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa JOHANNESBURG (AP) — New video shows actor Arnold Schwarzenegger being assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa. The video posted by broadcaster eNCA shows the 71-year-old standing and filming children at a sporting event in Johannesburg w...
09:48, 05/18/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expansive as inequality in a single frame is a challenge, especially since unequal experiences are often...
15:48, 05/02/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
02:32, 05/13/2019

South Africa’s populist party takes aim at ruling ANC JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa’s political landscape, becoming a potent challenge to the ruling African National Congress. Fi...
06:16, 05/06/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
10:16, 04/28/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corruption and unemployment kept voter turnout low....
14:16, 05/09/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress easily won South Africa's general election but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Corruption hot topic in South Africa’s last election rallies Campaign rallies for South Africa’s upcoming elections have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers...
09:48, 05/05/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
03:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support sliding The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll....
05:32, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
11:16, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Polls closing in South Africa’s election JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 9 p.m. Polls are closing in South Africa’s national election. People who are still in line are able to vote but counting will now commence. Final results are ex...
12:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landscape, becoming a potent challenge to the ruling African National Congress....
05:48, 05/06/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday. With 99.9% of votes counted, the ANC has 57% of the vote. It is ...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Former University of Oregon football star tackles armed student at Portland high school "When confronted with the test the universe presented me with, I didn’t see any other choice but to act," tweeted Keanan Lowe, a school security guard who also coaches football and track....
17:48, 05/18/2019

University of Georgia sprinter impaled by javelin expected to make full recovery, school says A track and field athlete at the University of Georgia is expected to make a full recovery after officials said he was impaled by a javelin during practice....
18:00, 05/08/2019

From Homecoming to the ‘School of B’ Howard University Traditions Helped Mold Ezinne Kwubiri for Success Back in high school, applying to an HBCU wasn’t even on the radar of Ezinne Kwubiri as she made college plans. In fact, the Nigerian-born, future H&M executive’s only knowledge about historically black institutions came from what she saw on TV si...
09:32, 05/09/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took legal action against his high school after the Northern Kentucky Health Department said unvaccinated...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Students stranded at school amid flooding in Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Dozens of students in the Houston area had to spend the night at school after flooded roads prevented buses from leaving and parents from reaching their children. Most of the approximately 1,500 students at an elementary school in Clev...
12:48, 05/08/2019

2 Students Arrested In Colorado School Shooting Make First Appearance Two teenage students accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding eight others in a suburban Denver school made separate court appearances on Wednesday, a day after their arrest on suspicion......
20:32, 05/08/2019

8 injured in shooting at Denver STEM school; 2 students in custody Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the two suspects, one adult male and one juvenile male, both students at the school, are in custody.        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Students protest as high school senior faces deportation PHOENIX — A high school football player who has been in the US since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff’s office. Thomas Torres, who is sc...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Two students arrested in Colorado school shooting make first appearance Two teenage students accused of fatally shooting one classmate and wounding eight in a suburban Denver school made separate court appearances on Wednesday, a day after their arrest on suspicion of murder and attempted murder....
12:32, 05/09/2019

Two students open fire at Colorado school, killing one, wounding seven Two male students armed with handguns burst into a Denver-area science and technology school and opened fire on Tuesday, killing one classmate and wounding seven others before being taken into custody, law enforcement officials said....
21:32, 05/07/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
08:16, 04/30/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activist and high-ranking official of the ANC, the 66-year-old became Deputy President in 2014 and South A...
03:32, 05/02/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism drove down voter turnout....
12:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend South Africa's political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday's election in which the ruling African National Congress might find its greatest challenge from within....
08:32, 05/04/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are feeling relevant again under a dubious "white genocide" hashtag....
12:32, 05/07/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
11:00, 05/06/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry conditions and fluctuating weather hit output, an industry report said on Monday....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Post-apartheid South Africa is the world’s most unequal country JOHANNESBURG — Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. With its gleaming high-rises and lush estates, Sandton is known as Afr...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Young voters eager for change in South Africa’s election As South Africa’s May 8 election approaches, political observers are watching the country’s young voters, who say they are eager to end the continued economic inequality...
03:16, 05/04/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the recent Caster Semenya ruling, the country’s sports ministry has confirmed.The gov...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
03:16, 04/30/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
06:32, 05/11/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday....
22:48, 05/12/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the US women’s national team began their World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South...
21:32, 05/12/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of its worst performance in a national poll since the end of white minority rule 25 years ago....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Samantha Mewis scores twice to lead US past South Africa 3-0 Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women's national team began its World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South Africa        ...
16:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share of the vote drop significantly, according to preliminary results coming in...
04:00, 05/09/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it swept to power at the end of white minority rule....
20:32, 05/08/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
09:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst performance since it swept to power a quarter of a century ago....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting....
18:16, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus Stäcker....
11:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and a flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in South Africa, where the ruling African National ...
04:16, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa's election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance since it took power 25 years ago....
09:16, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 57.38% of vote after 90% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 90% of the voting districts counted, according to the electoral commission's website....
07:16, 05/10/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of ‘deviant tendencies’ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president is vowing to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections. The 57% share of the vote was the worst-eve...
09:32, 05/12/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s general election, senior officials in South Africa’s rul...
05:32, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 80% of the voting districts counted, according to the electoral commission's figures....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Horrors of lion farming and captivity in South Africa revealed Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has made an emotional call to the government to follow the lead of the US and the Netherlands and ban the import of "barbaric" captive lion trophies....
09:16, 04/28/2019

1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at Denver STEM school; 2 students in custody Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the two suspects, one adult male and one juvenile male, both students at the school, are in custody.        ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

'Lunch shaming': school district changes policy for students who owe meal debts A controversial policy that would limit students to a simple sandwich drew widespread criticism against the Rhode Island school districtA Rhode Island school district, facing mounting lunch debts, has reversed a controversial policy announced earlier...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Students storm out of Colorado school shooting vigil in protest of politicians Survivors of a Colorado school shooting walked out of vigil for their slain classmate on Wednesday night in protest of politicians and other groups using it as a platform for gun control, a local report said. The students from STEM High School, where...
05:48, 05/09/2019

School mourns 3 students killed in Harlem NYCHA apartment fire Families at the elementary school attended by the young kids killed when their Harlem apartment went up in flames mourned their lost classmates Thursday. Brook-Lynn Pollidore, 6, Andre Pollidore, 8, and Nakyra Pollidore, 11, all attended PS 194 — jus...
14:48, 05/09/2019

German high school students decry 'difficult' math tests High school students across Germany are deeply unhappy about what they said were very difficult math exams. Skeptical education officials are calling for calm....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Students walk out of Colorado school shooting vigil, saying their trauma was being politicized Students at a vigil honoring Colorado high school shooting victim Kendrick Castillo chanted "mental health" when speakers discussed gun control.        ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Dropkicked in the Back by an "Idiot" at South Africa Event Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by a man he later called an "idiot" while on a trip to South Africa on Saturday, but he didn't even know it until he went online. A viral......
12:48, 05/18/2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him....
13:32, 05/18/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll....
19:00, 05/07/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on course for its worst performance in a national poll in its 25 years in government....
17:00, 05/09/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
12:00, 05/10/2019

Argh, me back: Arnold Schwarzenegger OK after South Africa flying kick Film star struck at Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding eventFormer California governor reassures fans after incidentArnold Schwarzenegger was struck by a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former Californi...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW about her upbringing and her thoughts on democracy in her country....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling African National Congress party (ANC), documents seen b...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
06:32, 05/10/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympic champion Caster Semenya had challenged the new regulations....
15:00, 05/13/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
09:48, 05/11/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
16:00, 05/06/2019

In South Africa, a growing number of voters is looking beyond race in this week’s election Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
03:48, 05/07/2019

Caster Semenya ruling 'tramples on dignity' of athletes, South Africa says Olympian receives strong backing from South African government and fellow athletesSouth Africans have expressed widespread support for the double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who will run her last 800m on Friday before the imposition of controver...
09:16, 05/03/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh system of racial discrimination, although the country remains divided by economic inequality ....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the 'heart of the 2019 South African election' on his innovative WhatsApp channel #SMWX....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland has agreed to become head coach of the British and Irish Lions for the tour to South Africa in 2021.The Lions hav...
03:00, 05/10/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since coming to power in 1994....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Students and guard lauded for heroism in Colorado school shooting; suspects appear in court Students and a security guard were lauded for heroism in the Colorado school shooting as the suspects appeared in court for the first time.        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Assures Fans There’s ‘Nothing to Worry About’ After Assault in South Africa (JOHANNESBURG) — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say “I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat.&...
12:16, 05/18/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall majority, unless the party renews itself and starts d...
02:16, 05/08/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close to its fenced cage in South Africa....
17:00, 05/16/2019

After A School District Said It’ll Serve Jelly Sandwiches To Students With Lunch Debt, Chobani Stepped In (CNN) – The schools in Warwick, Rhode Island, can put those sun butter and jelly sandwiches away: Someone is stepping up to pay the massive lunch debt of some of its students. That “someone” is yogurt company Chobani, which is payin...
18:32, 05/12/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to punish corrupt officials as national vote nears South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elections at which its overwhelming majority faces its sternest test since the party rose to power....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Goldman Sachs to sell fixed income products in South Africa, seeks licence Goldman Sachs is seeking a South African banking licence as part of plans to offer fixed income products in the country, sources and the Wall Street investment bank said, beefing up its African operations as global rivals scale back....
00:16, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athletes....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Carli Lloyd nutmegs keeper with historic goal as U.S. women beat South Africa United States women's soccer star Carli Lloyd moved up to No. 4 on the all-time scoring list with a nutmeg goal in the USWNT's win against South Africa....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Ohio high school removes valedictorian, salutatorian honors in effort to better students’ mental wellness Mason High School, located in a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio, said they would be eliminating valedictorian and salutatorian honors starting next year in order to improve students’ mental wellness....
14:48, 05/11/2019

The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address distracted driving Distracted driving claimed more than 3-thousand lives in 2017. The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address the problems. Groups of students at several schools created their own PSA’s highlighting the dangerous be...
00:00, 05/15/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due to controversies over government corruption....
08:00, 05/10/2019

One of the students who helped disarm a STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter said he acted on instinct when he leapt into action AP Photo/David Zalubowski Joshua Jones, 18, helped disarm a shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado last week alongside Kendrick Castillo and Brendan Bialy. Jones said Castillo, who was killed in the shooting, pushed the gunman against a...
23:32, 05/15/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Florida school districts push back against bill to arm teachers School districts in Florida have pushed back against a bill -- awaiting the governor's approval to become law -- that would allow some teachers to be armed....
20:00, 05/06/2019

White police officer caught cursing at black middle school students rescinds public apology offer The Virginia police officer who promised to publicly apologize after being caught on video cursing at a group of black middle school students has rescinded the offer....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Florida woman accused of threatening mass shooting at elementary school A Florida woman was charged Friday with threating to carry out a mass shooting at a school in an online post. Juliana Cote, 26, of Tampa, made the threat Thursday, the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office said. Cote “made a public posting on her Facebook ac...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Florida’s ‘principal of the year’ to take over at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida’s 2019 principal of the year is taking over at the school where 17 people were fatally shot last year. The Sun Sentinel reports Michelle Kefford is replacing Ty Thompson as principal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas H...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Florida student hacks into school, announces ‘Mandatory Penis Inspection’ A Florida high school student managed to hack into his school’s computer system and deliver an email about a “Mandatory Penis Inspection” to all faculty, staff, and students, a report said. The student sent the message about the bog...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Florida woman says 'mom’s instinct' helped bust sex offender lurking on elementary school property A Florida mother credited her instincts for figuring out a man she spotted lurking behind a dumpster at her child’s elementary school was a registered sex offender....
12:16, 04/29/2019

'I graduated. These high school students couldn’t': Viral grad cap honors shooting victims The viral video shows a student's graduation mortarboard decorated with a QR code that links to a webpage honoring school shooting victims.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Florida governor, in wake of Parkland shooting, signs bill to allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida governor, in wake of Parkland shooting, signs bill to allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not to renew their contracts....
11:16, 05/11/2019

Black Harvard Professor Who Represented Weinstein Loses Faculty Dean Position Harvard announced Saturday that law professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., who represented embattled film producer Harvey Weinstein until recently, would not continue as faculty dean of an undergraduate house after his term ends on June 30, following pres...
15:32, 05/12/2019

'Yeet???' High School teacher creates 'Gen Z Dictionary' of all the terms students use High school teacher James Callahan created a list of slang terms students use. The list includes definitions to sus, sis, periodt and i'm dead.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Teens accused in plot to lure men on Tinder and rob them at gunpoint Five teens have been arrested for a string of armed robberies against men who believed they were meeting up with a woman they had met on Tinder, police said....
02:16, 05/12/2019

5 teens arrested, accused of using Tinder to trap dates and rob them at gunpoint Five teenagers who allegedly lured their victims from Tinder using fake profiles were arrested in connection to a string of armed robberies and carjackings in San Jose, California, police announced on Thursday....
19:00, 05/11/2019

Senzel robbed by Pillar, then hits first HR as Reds top SF CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel hit his first major league homer two innings after being robbed of one by center fielder Kevin Pillar, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 Saturday night. Pillar climbed the fence and made a spectac...
20:00, 05/04/2019

100 Amazon Seller Accounts Got Phished, Breached, and Robbed Last year, around 100 Amazon seller accounts were reportedly breached by cyber criminals, who funneled money they stole from from Amazon loans and customer sales into their own accounts.Read more......
16:32, 05/09/2019

How eight elderly men nicknamed the 'Bad Grandpas' robbed $20M from safety deposit boxes in London A group of elderly men nicknamed the "Bad Grandpas" robbed an estimated $20 million in jewels from an underground deposit facility in London through some audacious means, a new book describes....
06:32, 04/29/2019

Rockets claim they were robbed in 2018's Game 7 after auditing NBA referees The Houston Rockets reportedly filed a memo to the league that claimed NBA officials "likely changed" last season's NBA champion.        ...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Canadians ‘robbed’ of bronze medal at cheerleading championships in United States, team says A Canadian cheerleading team says it was “robbed” of the bronze medal at the Cheerleading and Dance World Championship in Florida on Sunday. It says the international governing body broke its own rules and regulations....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security was robbed at Kentucky Derby, yet another black eye in horse racing History will say Country House won Kentucky Derby. Anyone who watched will know that Maximum Security was robbed as horse racing took another hit.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Barcelona star’s home robbed during Liverpool tie as thieves ‘held screwdriver to throat' BARCELONA star Arthur Melo’s home was broken into during his side’s win over Liverpool – by robbers who threatened his brother with a screwdriver-style weapon....
10:16, 05/02/2019

Black student robbed of salutatorian because district feared white flight, lawsuit alleges Mississippi student Olecia James' lawsuit claims the honor of salutatorian went to a white student whose grade score appeared to be lower than hers.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

How to talk to your kids about school shootings, like the one at Colorado's STEM school After the shooting at STEM school Highlands Ranch in Colorado, we revisit how to talk to your kids about school shootings.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

BREAKING: School shooting Denver – ‘At least seven hurt’ at US high school police say A SCHOOL shooting in Denver has injured at least seven people, with police still actively trying to hunt down a possible third gunman, US media reported....
15:16, 05/07/2019

Colorado school shooting updates: STEM school to be closed this week after 1 dead, 8 injured One student is dead and eight others injured after two students opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Here's the latest news.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

High school student's graduation cap sends people to a list of school shooting victims One high school student decorated her graduation cap with a QR code that led people to a list of high school shooting victims.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Lincoln Co. School Board Votes To Close Elementary School LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to close McKinney Elementary School Thursday night. The change will be effective at the start of the next school year. This story is developing....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Yankees avoided old school-new school clash — this time Which task required more effort by J.A. Happ on Wednesday? A. Throwing 64 pitches over 5 ¹/₃ innings to lead the Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the horrid Orioles in the opening game of a doubleheader. B. Talking in a postgame news conference for 3 ¹/...
23:16, 05/15/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on So...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The Best Toys To Pack For Your Kid's First Plane Trip Traveling with kids is stressful. There’s no way around that. I’ve already shared my favorite products for getting your kid through the airport without losing your sanity, but I didn’t touch on something crucial: Toys!...
15:00, 05/09/2019

World War II vet, 95, dies during ‘Honor Flight’ trip SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 95-year-old former soldier died aboard a so-called Honor Flight carrying World War II veterans home to San Diego after an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to Washington, D.C. The Union-Tribune reports Frank Manchel collapsed about an...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay home....
19:32, 05/04/2019

Contain Your Road Trip Meals in Shower Caddies If you take a lot of family road trips, there will be times when you and your brood must consume food in the car. And all of those times, you can expect a disaster. Takeout meals are the worst. The paper bags are usually dripping with grease, the cup...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Chase's Trip Delay Insurance Came Through in an Unexpected Way We’ve talked about how using a credit card with good trip delay insurance, like the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Chase Sapphire Preferred card, can be palliative when things go awry in the airport, but a recent, nightmarish travel experience stretched m...
17:32, 05/10/2019

Woman dies after collapsing during snorkeling trip KEY WEST, Fla. — Authorities say a woman is dead after collapsing during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys. A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office news release says 70-year-old Linda Gay Adams was pronounced dead at a hospital Saturday. Officials...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Rudy Giuliani now says he’s canceling trip to Ukraine Rudy Giuliani said Friday that he’s canceled his trip to Ukraine, where he had planned to urge the president-elect to continue the country’s probes into two matters that could benefit President Trump’s reelection campaign. Giuliani announ...
05:32, 05/11/2019

Schiff denounces Giuliani's trip to Ukraine Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to urge Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically, decrying the effort as an overt attempt to recruit foreign influence in an U.S. election. (May ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Your Next Weekend Trip Is in the Bag With Vera Bradley's Travel Sale ’Tis the season for weekends away, so prep for your next trip with sale on Vera Bradley, everyone’s favorite paisley purveyor. Right now, a selection of cute duffles, backpacks, weekenders, and travel accessories is 25% off. So bag in a new bag in th...
17:48, 05/17/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
19:32, 05/03/2019

5 Great Girls Trip Resorts to Book ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
04:48, 05/11/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce....
17:48, 05/03/2019

72-year-old adventurer finishes trip across Atlantic in a barrel A Frenchman who set out on his solo journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a large, orange barrel, has completed his trip. Jean-Jacques Savin, 72, departed from El Hierro, part of Spain’s Canary Islands, in December in a bright orange barrel. His vesse...
20:48, 05/10/2019

UN boss raises Xinjiang Uyghurs during his trip to China United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reminded China that its treatment of Uyghurs is still under close watch. Human rights must be respected even when fighting terrorism, he told Chinese authorities during a visit to last week's bill...
20:48, 04/29/2019

20 travel gifts for the student who's planning a big trip after graduation Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
23:16, 05/11/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Guterres plans to spend three days in New Zealand where he will meet wi...
02:00, 05/12/2019

I'm Taking the 2019 Ford Ranger on a Road Trip; What Do You Want to Know? The 2019 Ford Ranger may not be getting as much attention anymore as trucks like the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, but it’s an important contender from arguably the truckiest automaker out there. That’s why I’m excited to take this Lightning Blue pickup on a ...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Former OU president seeks sit-down with university regents Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren has asked for an opportunity to personally address the university's regents about allegations of sexual misconduct made against him....
12:16, 05/08/2019

New Hermeus supersonic aircraft would make NY-London trip in 90 minutes Aerospace company Hermeus unveiled plans to develop an aircraft that could travel at speeds of up to Mach 5 -- cutting travel time from New York to London from 7 hours to 90 minutes. ...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Pompeo to visit Germany on May 31 after cancelling previous trip: newspaper U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin on May 31, after he canceled a trip to the German capital earlier this month, newspaper Tagesspiegel said on Thursday....
06:16, 05/16/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Acting U.S. defence secretary to make second trip to U.S.-Mexico border Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency....
07:32, 05/11/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Giuliani Decides Ukraine Trip to Influence U.S. Elections Is a Bad Idea Rudy Giuliani said he has canceled a trip to Ukraine to seek help from the incoming administration there to target President Donald Trump’s political opponents, including the family of Democratic candidate Joe Biden and people affiliated with Hillary...
09:48, 05/11/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he canceled the trip....
19:32, 05/04/2019

Biden calls Giuliani's now-canceled Ukraine trip 'inappropriate' Joe Biden is criticizing Rudy Giuliani – President Donald Trump’s personal attorney - for threatening to travel to Ukraine to push the Eastern European country to open investigations into the former vice president and his son....
17:32, 05/13/2019

Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump The president’s personal lawyer is stepping up efforts to urge the Ukrainian government to wade into United States politics by pursuing investigations that touch on Joe Biden and Paul Manafort....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the event....
06:32, 05/04/2019

France by train: Paris-Bordeaux-Provence round trip A memorable journey on some of France’s famous trains, through stunning countryside, cities, hilltop villages, gorges and along the MedThe high-speed train (TGV) from Paris-Montparnasse to Bordeaux is so fast that you could easily spend most of the t...
23:48, 05/05/2019

95-year-old World War II vet dies on return trip from Honor Flight A 95-year-old World War II veteran who flew from California to Washington, DC, to be honored for his service collapsed and died during the return trip, according to the organization that coordinated the flight. Frank Manchel, who served as a sergeant...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Chinese envoys preparing trip to Washington for trade talks BEIJING — Chinese envoys are preparing to travel to the United States for trade talks, a government spokesman said Monday, suggesting talks on ending a bruising tariff war will go ahead despite President Donald Trump’s surprise threat to raise ...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Waze integrates Pandora for seamless road trip tunes Pandora users can now access their music through Waze, meaning you won't have to flip between the apps as you drive. From the Waze app, iOS and Android users can simply click the music icon in the top right corner and select Pandora. If you'...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Colorado University graduation proceeds in snow BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It was caps, gowns and snowsuits for students as snow fell during spring graduation ceremonies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students wore ski goggles while wet snow fell on the outdoor event at the university’s f...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin university helps cat get new back legs OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery Britain's University of Cambridge plans to investigate its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a two-year study that will recommend ways to acknowledge and address the impact of the university's involvement....
02:00, 04/30/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based gr...
14:32, 05/09/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media. Hilde Kate Lysiak has run the Orange Street News in since 2014 in S...
14:48, 05/10/2019

University of Oklahoma president announces retirement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma’s president has announced that he will retire from the position, which he took on last year. James Gallogly, a former energy industry executive who came out of retirement to succeed David Boren as...
18:32, 05/12/2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting: What We Know Now The latest: The alleged gunman has been identified as a former student Trystan Andrew Terrell. A vigil is planned for Wednesday. Exams are postponed.        ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the face as escalating tensions between the US and Iran. Pompeo came and went in Baghdad in just four ho...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Occidental's jet just made another trip, setting off fresh speculation about a deal for Andarko Occidental's bid for Anadarko largely boils down to the latter's oil and gas assets in the Permian Basin, where Anadarko and Shell share acreage....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Kenyan president's office denies claims he is 'missing' after China trip The chief spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied claims Kenyatta was absent at public events after speculation went rife about his whereabouts on social media....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store, according to a University ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Virginia US attorney: AG Barr's trip to El Salvador sends 'strong message' to MS-13 Attorney General William Barr is currently in El Salvador to discuss a crackdown on crime flowing into the United States, and Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Attorney Zach Terwilliger has argued that the trip issues a "strong message" to gangs like...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats’ ‘Spin’ President Trump’s personal lawyer was facing withering criticism from Democrats who accused him of seeking foreign assistance for the president’s re-election campaign....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip, says he'd be 'walking into a group of people that are enemies of the US' Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said Friday on "Fox News @ Night" that he will not be traveling to Ukraine as previously announced....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:48, 05/13/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
18:16, 05/06/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in the country leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a report said Thursday. Giuliani told The N...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Man busted for strapping dead wife into passenger seat during road trip A 70-year-old man was arrested on Monday after police spotted him traveling through Arizona with his dead wife strapped into the passenger seat, police said. Rodney Puckett of Oklahoma was stopped for a traffic violation in Eloy, Arizona outside of P...
23:48, 05/13/2019

The Guardians Of The Galaxy TV series takes a raucous trip through animation history Most of the recent animated TV offerings in Disney XD’s “Marvel Universe” bloc have contented themselves with being dependably entertaining, albeit unremarkable, children’s entertainment. (The first round of Marvel Rising: Initiation shorts were a w...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
11:16, 05/18/2019

University of Georgia sprinter hospitalized after being impaled by javelin Freshman Elija Godwin suffers punctured and collapsed lung after running backward into a javelin at practice.        ...
18:00, 05/08/2019

University of Georgia sprinter seriously injured after being impaled on javelin Elija Godwin ran into javelin during practice sessionAthlete expected to make full recovery after collapsed lungA University of Georgia sprinter is expected to make a full recovery after he was impaled on a javelin during a practice session on Tuesda...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Cambridge University to study how it profited from Atlantic slavery The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholarship reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colonial era....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

University at Albany to open time capsule from 1964 ALBANY, N.Y. — University at Albany officials will be opening a time capsule sealed inside a campus building in 1964. The ceremony on Tuesday is part of the state school’s 175th anniversary celebration. The time capsule was sealed into the corn...
04:48, 05/07/2019

Temple's Former Dean Sues University After Rankings Scandal The former dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business is suing the school for allegedly defaming his character by blaming him for an M.B.A. rankings scandal that involved reporting fake student-test scores....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Charles Koch gave $25m to our university. Has it become a rightwing mouthpiece? We are student journalists at Utah State University. Our investigation found an effort to inject universities with conservative thinkingThis story is published in collaboration with the university’s student newspaper, the Utah StatesmanAt first, Ange...
06:00, 05/02/2019

University backtracks on disputed Voynich manuscript theory Bristol distances itself from academic who claims to have solved century-old mysteryA university that breathlessly declared one of its academics had cracked the code of the celebrated Voynich manuscript has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown ...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Suspect identified in Savannah State University shooting SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia authorities have identified a 25-year-old man arrested in connection with gunfire that wounded a student at Savannah State University. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Wednesday news release says De’Ante ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Court: University fails to follow open-records law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An appeals court says the University of Kentucky failed to follow open-records law in a dispute with the campus newspaper over its pursuit of documents in a sexual harassment investigation. A three-judge Court of Appeals panel r...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Suspect in shooting at North Carolina university indicted CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 21-year-old man on murder and other charges in the shooting attack at a North Carolina university that left two students dead and four others wounded. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Husband 'strapped dead wife's naked corpse into car seat and went on road trip' A HUSBAND wearing just his underpants strapped his dead wife’s naked corpse into the passenger seat of his car and went on a road trip, police have claimed....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Khloe Kardashian and True Thompson Are Living Their Best Lives on Family Girls' Trip Khloe Kardashian and True Thompson are enjoying some R&R on a girls' trip in a beautiful location. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and her 1-year-old daughter are......
15:00, 05/18/2019

Schiff blasts Giuliani over canceled Ukraine trip, says campaigns shouldn't get foreign help House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Sunday that Congress should take up legislation banning political campaigns from working with foreign governments in an effort to influence U.S. elections....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Amy Poehler’s love for her castmates—and lots of alcohol—fuels her trip to Wine Country Both on screen and off, Amy Poehler’s steadfast belief in the power of women working together has made her a sort of patron saint of female friendship, an ambassador of the joys of—as our sister site The Onion once put it—friends validating the livin...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Freeland renews push to remove steel, aluminum tariffs during Washington trip Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is bound for Washington to meet with Trump trade czar Robert Lighthizer in a renewed push to get punitive steel and aluminum tariffs lifted....
14:16, 05/14/2019

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
17:16, 05/05/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence...
07:32, 05/11/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce at its annual...
12:16, 05/04/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
06:00, 05/11/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state’s new abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects. Guterres made the com...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Blind student facing deportation says university reneged on support Bamidele Chika Agbakuribe sold his home in Nigeria to pay fees to Dundee UniversityDundee University took tens of thousands of pounds from a blind Nigerian PhD student in return for what it promised him would be “state of the art” disabled facilities...
12:00, 05/13/2019

At least 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte A shooter killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday night, causing a campus lockdown.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Police: 7 shot at house party near Ball State University MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Police say seven people have been shot at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana. Muncie Police Chief Joe Winkle tells WXIN-TV that three people are in critical condition after the shooting early Saturday. Winkl...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Cambridge University assigns white academic to look at slavery links Campaigner criticises ‘bizarre’ choice and asks why black academic was not chosenThe equal rights campaigner and former Labour politician Trevor Phillips has criticised the University of Cambridge’s “bizarre” decision to appoint a white academic as h...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
19:16, 05/10/2019

Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critically, officials said....
21:48, 04/30/2019

Two dead, four injured in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A suspect reported to be a student has been arrested in a shooting that left two people dead and four others injured, three critically, on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials said....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Seven shot at college party near Indiana’s Ball State University Seven people were shot at a college party near Ball State University early Saturday, three of whom were critically injured, following a dispute, police said. One partygoer was air-lifted to a hospital in Indianapolis, about 50 miles from the school&#...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like climate change and nuclear war....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. A letter dated Thursday says the governor’s proposal provide...
17:00, 05/02/2019

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Boyfriend charged in suspicious death of University of Georgia professor The boyfriend of a University of Georgia professor was charged with her murder after she was found dead near a hot tub at the home of a man who later fatally shot himself to death, officials said Monday. Entomology professor Marianne Shockley, 42, an...
23:48, 05/13/2019

At least 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Victim of shooting at North Carolina university takes steps CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of the victims of a shooting at a North Carolina university has posted a video on social media showing him taking his first steps since last month’s incident. Drew Pescaro posted a 21-second video to his Twitter page ...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Suspect arrested in killing of University of New Mexico baseball player Albuquerque police arrested a man on Friday, accusing him of killing a University of New Mexico (UNM) baseball player at a popular restaurant last weekend....
19:48, 05/11/2019

North Carolina university lifts curfew after shooting that killed two Several people seriously wounded at UNC Charlotte campusSuspect Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, taken into custodyThe University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and woun...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Court: Kentucky university failed to obey open-records law Kentucky's flagship university failed to obey the state's open-records law when it refused to provide a campus newspaper with documents pertaining to a sexual misconduct investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday....
16:00, 05/17/2019

University of North Carolina identifies victims in deadly shooting The University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Wednesday revealed the identities of the two people killed and four injured in a shooting that prompted an all-night lockdown lifted slightly before dawn....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history. A Baylor statement says the donor wishes to remain anonymous. The donation, announced Saturday night in Waco, ha...
12:48, 05/06/2019

2 Dead, 4 Injured In US University Campus Shooting, Suspect Arrested Two people were killed and four others wounded, two with life-threatening injuries, in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, area emergency management officials said....
18:32, 04/30/2019

Prince Harry delighted to receive Invictus Games onesie for Archie during Netherlands trip Prince Harry goofed around with a onesie gifted to him during a quick trip to The Hague to launch the 2020 Invictus Games. Later, he said becoming a dad reminded of his late mother, Princess Diana.        ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Watch: Raptors' Pascal Siakam gets flagrant for dirty trip on Sixers' Joel Embiid The Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors showed the dirty plays that come with playoff basketball in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Prince Harry Cancels Trip Amid Meghan Markle's Royal Baby Watch As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle await the arrival of their first child, the Duke of Sussex has postponed his trip to Amsterdam. "Due to the logistical planning for the travelling......
12:00, 05/03/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed an “urgent change” by Cambridge University, after it agreed to provide fully costed plans setting out...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Cholla High grad & Pima standout signs with University in Southern Cal TUCSON – Cholla High School alum & Pima Community College men’s basketball player Abram Carrasco signed his national letter of intent on Friday to continue his education and collegiate career.  Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast o...
05:16, 05/18/2019

University evacuates for fear of gas leak. The alarming smell was actually a really stinky fruit The University of Canberra's library was evacuated last week after a suspected gas leak turned out to be a durian, the particularly pungent fruit.        ...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air ventA piece of fruit prompted the evacuation of an Australian university library last week.On Friday afternoon fire and rescue teams in the Australian...
21:32, 05/12/2019

University of Virginia basketball team will not celebrate championship at the White House The University of Virginia men's basketball team will not be celebrating its national championship with President Donald Trump at the White House, per a statement from the head coach released Friday....
08:00, 04/29/2019

'Heart-wrenching' - Profiles of the University of North Carolina shooting victims Riley Howell loved "Star Wars," snowboarding and his high school sweetheart, Lauren - but most of all, his family said, the 21-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte loved taking care of others....
15:32, 05/01/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
05:16, 05/16/2019

After Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber, Stetson University Dreams Even Bigger With the pair of Cy Young Award winners among its alumni, the small college in Central Florida has a potent recruiting pitch as it eyes the national stage....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Student hailed hero for tackling North Carolina university gunman A student killed in the North Carolina university shooting has been hailed a hero after it emerged that he tackled the gunman and attempted to disarm him....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

University of North Carolina student killed in campus shooting hailed as hero A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others’ lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Police: 7 shot, 3 with life-threatening wounds, at off-campus party near Indiana university A 19-year-old has been arrested in a shooting that injured seven people early Saturday at a party west of the Ball State University campus.        ...
10:32, 05/18/2019

University of Alabama's First Black Student Receives Honorary Degree 63 Years After Expulsion In 1956, Autherine Lucy Foster broke racial boundaries when she enrolled at the all-white University of Alabama. Her enrollment was preceded by a lengthy court battle. She first applied to the university in 1952 but her acceptance was rescinded becau...
07:00, 05/07/2019

HBCU Wilberforce University Launches Fundraising Campaign to Raise $2 Million by June 30 On Saturday, Wilberforce University hosted its 163rd commencement on campus, honoring graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Graduate, Adult and Continuing Education, College of Professional Studies and an honorary degree for Mic...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen Says He Helped Christian University Head Handle Racy Photos Months before evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr.'s game-changing presidential endorsement of Donald Trump in 2016, Falwell asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favour, Cohen said in a......
21:32, 05/07/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage to deliver the commencement address....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Suspect arrested after 7 people shot at house party near Ball State University A 19-year-old man was arrested several hours after at least seven people were shot early Saturday at a house party near Ball State University in Indiana, authorities said....
15:48, 05/18/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise, they want their leaders to double down and champion their interests first, according to a ground-b...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Two major donations to help UA students in financial need TUCSON – A program at The University of Arizona received two giant donations on Tuesday, May 14th in order to help students in need. The Arizona Assurance Program received $500,000 dollars from The Marshall Foundation. Half of that donation wil...
00:00, 05/15/2019

19 students kill themselves over exam results Nineteen students have taken their own lives in the Indian state of Telangana since mid-April, after the release of intermediate examination results, officials say....
04:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran. BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran....
14:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
16:48, 05/07/2019

DNA, genetic genealogy help solve Indiana State University student's cold case murder DNA and genetic genealogy have solved the cold case murder a 19-year-old woman on the campus Indiana State University nearly 47 years ago, police said Monday....
15:16, 05/06/2019

Washburn University football player killed in shooting, Giants draft pick injured Dwane Simmons, a 23-year-old junior defensive back, was killed in the Topeka shooting, which occurred just hours after Corey Ballentine was drafted in the sixth round. Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Dr. Phil apologizes for insulting Slippery Rock University when discussing college admissions scandal Dr. Phil McGraw issued a heartfelt apology to Slippery Rock University for comments he made about the status-obsessed parents at the center of the nationwide college admissions scandal....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Students struggled with shooter, stopped further bloodshed HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun, recounted one of the young men. They sla...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Bounce house goes airborne, injuring five students Several students were injured at a Washington state high school Wednesday when a gust of wind catapulted a bouncy house at least 10 feet into the air, officials said. A “strong gust of wind” flipped the bounce house over around 2:30 p.m. ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Students who owe lunch money to get cold sandwiches WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district will begin serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick Public Schools says it is owed more than $40,000 from outstanding lunch payments and can...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
17:00, 05/16/2019

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since '06 Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out....
11:00, 05/07/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Wisconsin students make disabled cat new legs Tabby cat gets new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3-D printer. (May 3 )        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Canada wants more international students — but getting a visa isn’t easy for some Pakistan's High Commission in Ottawa has urged federal government officials to address what its spokesman calls a "very high" visa rejection rate for the Asian country's students....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Students stage walkout over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
17:32, 05/01/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since ’06 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out. Investigators with the ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since ‘06 Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found ...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Liverpool star Roberto Firmino trains ahead of Barcelona trip as Mohamed Salah allays injury fears Liverpool have been handed a huge fitness boost as both Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah trained ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first-leg meeting with Barcelona at Camp Nou....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Fake ride-share driver arrested in rape of woman near University of Delaware campus, police say A man who claimed to be a ride-share driver was arrested Saturday after he raped a woman at knifepoint near the campus of the University of Delaware, according to police....
13:00, 05/05/2019

Hofstra University frat suspended after video shows members allegedly forcing dog to drink beer A fraternity at Hofstra University in New York has been suspended after a video — which appears to show students forcing a dog to drink from a beer keg — circulated online....
09:16, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Shooting vigil disrupted by upset students HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 9 a.m. Organizers of a vigil for victims and survivors of the Colorado school shooting that killed a student an...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Arizona students rally around classmate who faces deportation Thomas Torres Maytorena was detained after police called Border Patrol when the high school football player could not provide identification.        ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. ...
18:16, 05/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities' increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public....
07:00, 05/13/2019

20 Indian students commit suicide after exam results Twenty students have commited suicide in India over the past week, after the Board of Intermediate Education announced their exam results, which have been marked in controversay after Khaleejtimes reported there were discrepancies in the results....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Jewish students sue to oust pro-Palestinian panel from UMass A group of Jewish students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is asking a judge to order a panel discussion about Palestinian human rights off campus because it is anti-Semitic....
10:32, 04/30/2019

Making A Difference: 400 Lexington Students Receive New Shoes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Friday morning, 400 students at William Wells Elementary received new shoes. Congressman Andy Barr recommended the school to a national organization called Shoes That Fit. Together with the local donations from “J...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Campaign helps teach students financial skills TUCSON – Young students learned how to save money through the “Teach Children to Save Campaign” on Tuesday, May 7. Wells Fargo and The American Banker Association teamed up to teach students at C.E. Rose K-8 about important financial skills. Th...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Observer archive: Students demonstrate in Paris, 10 May 1968 David Newell-Smith covered the events in the French capital, which culminated in “the night of the barricades.” Buy your exclusive print hereIn a spectacular surrender, the French government late tonight bowed to student violence in an attempt to def...
21:32, 05/11/2019

5 more ex-students sue Ohio State claiming abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more former Ohio State University students who claim they were abused by a former university physician and team doctor have sued the school. The Columbus Dispatch reports the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit filed Friday a...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Wisconsin college students create 3D-printed legs for cat OAK CREEK, Wis. — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected legs...
16:16, 05/03/2019

Michelle Obama surprises students to talk about memoir ATLANTA (AP) — A group of students from Spelman and Morehouse colleges who’ve been studying Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” had a surprise visitor to discuss the work — the former first lady herself. Obama came to Spelman...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
18:00, 05/01/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
21:16, 05/14/2019

Halifax students lead climate march through downtown Chants of "it's not too late to change our fate" and "hey hey ho ho climate change has got to go" rang out as they made their way to three protest spots; MP Andy Fillmore's office, City Hall and the Legislature....
09:00, 05/04/2019

New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine wounded, college teammate killed in shooting, university says New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine was wounded and his college teammate was killed in an off-campus shooting on Sunday, Washburn University officials said....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Peoria fifth grade teacher accused of sexually molesting students PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Sun Valley Elementary School teacher was arrested and booked on five counts of molestation of a child and one count of sexual abuse of three different fifth-grade students, court documents say. Ricky Ordway, 43, allegedly rea...
18:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Students called doctor’s behavior ‘open secret’ COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Findings from an investigation into sexual abuse allegations involving a late Ohio State University team doctor say many students ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Students Warn Of Agitation Against Quota Ruling In PG Courses A group of students in Maharashtra has threatened to launch an agitation over the Bombay High Court's ruling that the 16 per cent quota offered to Marathas will not be applicable on admissions to......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
08:32, 05/17/2019

Investigation: Former Ohio State Dr. Richard Strauss abused 177 students A former Ohio State University doctor sexually abused at least 177 former students over two decades, an independent investigatory report released Friday concludes....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Steer study: Ag students help conduct Purina feed trial GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Donovan London and Daylin Posey woke up every morning before school to feed cows during a 28-day feed trial that was being conducted by Barren County High School agriculture students. “I like being around cows,” said L...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Tenured New Jersey teacher accused of calling students the n-word A New Jersey school district is fighting to fire a tenured teacher accused of calling students the n-word in class, according to a report. Bruce Bassetti was teaching seventh-grade science at Penns Grove Middle School in February when he allegedly fl...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Palestinian students ‘compelled to drop dreams because of financial cuts’ For students attending schools funded by the UN relief agency for Palestine refugees, (UNRWA), uncertainty over the future has become a constant worry, said the agency’s Director of Operations in Gaza, Matthias Schmale....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs will require postsecondary critical thinking and pr...
14:00, 05/01/2019

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
09:00, 05/05/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Congratulate Students After CBSE Class 12 Results The CBSE Class 12 results were announced today afternoon for 13 lakh students who appeared for the crucial examination which began on February 13. Two girls, Hansika Shukla from Uttar Pradesh's......
07:48, 05/02/2019

Special teams at U.S. universities try to identify students at risk of violence Last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two students and wounded four was just the kind of tragedy a team of officials at the school was trying to prevent....
05:48, 05/06/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
06:00, 05/17/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Six Marxist students wanted to show worker solidarity in China. Then they vanished Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
02:16, 05/02/2019

Ohio State Finds Team Doctor Sexually Abused 177 Students In a report, the university said the doctor, Richard Strauss, groped students and asked intimate questions about sexual practices under the guise of providing medical treatment....
20:32, 05/17/2019

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
14:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of students and teachers have protested across Brazil against sharp cuts to education enacted by Jair Bolsonaro’s administ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

These dogs helped Parkland students cope with tragedy. They got their own yearbook page The 2019 yearbook of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, includes the photos of more than a dozen therapy and service dogs.        ...
10:32, 05/18/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
06:00, 05/14/2019

Harley-Davidson Offers Students An Opportunity To Ride For College Credit If you’re a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you have the option of taking an elective course with the objective of learning to ride a motorcycle, specifically a Harley-Davidson Street 500. This class would have had way more practica...
15:32, 05/04/2019

College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you' College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”...
21:48, 05/17/2019

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar A once-obscure program named Discovery has become an unexpected flash point in a local debate about specialized school admissions and the national fight over affirmative action....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Arizona students march to protest football player's potential deportation Thomas Torres has been in the US since he was a toddler and will miss his graduation to appear in immigration court on 22 MayAn Arizona high school senior who has been in the US since he was a toddler was arrested and faces deportation to Mexico, spa...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
09:48, 04/28/2019

A New Assignment for the Sussexes: Royal Envoys to Africa? The assignment could serve two purposes: to shore up the British Commonwealth, and to keep the royals out of the goldfish bowl of London’s royal palaces....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent....
11:48, 05/01/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali Empire.  ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
08:32, 05/15/2019

| United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury....
13:32, 04/29/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
15:16, 05/09/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo abruptly cancels Berlin trip due to unspecified 'pressing issues' Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.        ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Grieving students hear words of encouragement and hope at vigil Student body President Chandler Crean told the crowd that '"no one is going through this alone," and he urged students to lift each other up.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn....
17:32, 05/08/2019

New Balenciaga Scholarship Gives Free Tuition to Black and Latinx Students at Pratt Institute Pratt Institute in New York City is world famous for its programs in architecture, art, and design. Now, Demna Gvasalia, creative director of Balenciaga, is helping students of color afford tuition....
11:32, 05/12/2019

New private sector tech collaboration brings STEM training to disadvantaged students The Consumer Technology Association recently announced an innovative partnership to bring STEM education to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
02:48, 05/08/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Woman, 88, waved to students from her window for years. They gathered outside her home for one final goodbye Tinney Davidson gave her neighborhood 12 years of warm hellos. And now that she is moving to an assisted living facility, they got together to give her the sweetest surprise goodbye....
23:16, 05/04/2019

Iranian students protest college's compulsory hijab policy and 'morality' enforcers Students of Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. They scuffled with counter-protesters....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students, report finds A now-dead Ohio State University sports doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students in what was described as “hazing” — and they claim the college was aware of the “open secret,” according to a new report. Dr. Rich...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Media 'empowered' to smear people like Covington students without consequences: Mollie Hemingway The media “feels empowered” to smear people like Covington Catholic High School students as there are no consequences for spreading misinformation, the Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway says....
08:32, 05/03/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read more......
17:16, 05/02/2019

Michael Cohen claims he helped handle racy 'personal' photos for Trump ally and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Evangelical leader and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. reportedly asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favor in 2015. Falwell said someone had come into possession of "personal" photographs — the...
01:00, 05/08/2019

More U.S. troops could be heading to Africa following the collapse of the ISIS caliphate The U.S. military is currently running 20 anti-terror operations in Africa, involving roughly 6,000 troops; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers killed during a hostage rescue mission in the region. Foreign Minister Tiebile D...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers killed during a hostage rescue mission in the region....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on 25 April and may have been intensified by climate change. The storm could dump nearly a metre of rain in the next few days...
10:32, 04/28/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
14:16, 05/09/2019

| John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official....
23:32, 05/14/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
04:16, 05/04/2019

Man Utd's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations with knee injury "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the final two Premier League games of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a knee injury against Chelsea, the club confirmed on Monday."...
11:32, 05/01/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' series finale recap: A long trip ends up in a comfy, familiar home Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' series finale offered surprises, but ultimtely celebrated the comfort and familiarity of longtime friends.        ...
18:32, 05/16/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students over decades, report finds Independent report finds the school "had knowledge" of sexually abusive treatment as early as 1979, "but reports about Strauss' conduct were not elevated beyond the Athletics Department or Student Health until 1996."...
08:48, 05/17/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Colorado students walk out of vigil after politicians talk about gun control. They chanted ‘mental health’ One Colorado student said at a vigil for the school shooting, "They don't get what it's like to have people yelling at you, saying 'school shooter, run for your life.'"...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students over decades. report finds Independent report finds the school "had knowledge" of sexually abusive treatment as early as 1979, "but reports about Strauss' conduct were not elevated beyond the Athletics Department or Student Health until 1996."...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Student tells how he waited 'an age' for mental health support at university A former student who considered dropping out of university while waiting to speak to a mental health professional has said the wait for treatment "felt like an age."...
01:16, 05/19/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa South Korean, US and French hostages are safe after overnight raid, France saysFrench special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died.The ...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Keita ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in West Africa Two French soldiers were killed in an operation to rescue four hostages in the Sahel region of Africa, France said on Friday, adding that the hostages, including a U.S. woman, a South Korean citizen and two Frenchmen, were now safe....
04:48, 05/10/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
10:32, 04/28/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron...
04:16, 05/10/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet, the public holiday giving the machines and their...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Total enters $8.8 bln deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa for a consideration of $8.8 billion....
12:16, 05/05/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
08:00, 05/11/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Total CEO says planned buy of Anadarko's Africa assets 'perfectly fitting' French energy giant Total SA's planned acquisition of U.S. firm Anadarko's African assets is "perfectly fitting" with the company's overall strategy and helps play to its strengths, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Brave Rider Tackles The Nürburgring on a Honda Africa Twin We don’t often hear about motorcycles at the Nürburgring. For one thing, the track doesn’t allow motorcycles to set official lap times around the full track like cars can, so riders are limited to the Bridge to Gantry lap time. For another, riding a ...
22:32, 05/17/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in central Paris as the funeral cortege passed slowly for...
04:48, 05/14/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an interest in holding a race...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French Presid...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Pinocchio's Pizza is a longtime favorite of Harvard students – including Mark Zuckerberg Pinocchio's Pizza in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been serving locals and Harvard students - including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg - since 1966.        ...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Investigation: Ohio State leaders knew ex-team doctor Richard Strauss abused students An investigation finds that Ohio State coaches, trainers and school leaders were aware that former team doctor Richard Strauss was abusing students.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
15:00, 05/08/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Matip absent as Cameroon name provisional squad Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf names a 34-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip a notable absentee....
06:16, 05/11/2019

U.S. refiners tap Iraq, West Africa and Brazil for scarce crude supplies U.S. refiners have turned to several lesser-used oil suppliers in the wake of U.S. sanctions that restricted usual providers of widely-used grades as they gear up for peak driving season....
10:48, 05/06/2019

Aubameyang, Mané and Salah’s Golden Boot ‘good sign for Africa’ • Arsenal forward proud to share award with Liverpool duo• Aubameyang says it took time to settle in English footballPierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted his pride at sharing the Golden Boot with Liverpool’s Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah and insiste...
04:48, 05/13/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). ...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
11:48, 05/09/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, Frenc...
09:16, 05/10/2019

Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Harvard students apologize for publishing image of Anne Frank's face on bikini-clad woman The Harvard Lampoon apologized after their latest issue included an image of Anne Frank's face photoshopped onto a bikini-clad woman's body.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encountered mothers with no record of their children’s vaccinations, caregivers who could not remember clini...
12:48, 05/05/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the Sahel region....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Florida Is Going to Have a Poll Tax Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday that he would sign a new law that will grant voting rights to formerly incarcerated people only if they’ve fulfilled all the financial obligations included in their sentences, according to CBS Miami. Critics ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited Operator Royal Dutch Shell lifted the force majeure in place on exports of major Nigerian grade Bonny Light, as tight global oil supply encourages sellers of Nigerian crude to offer many varieties at all-time high prices....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.  ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Florida Teachers Can Now Arm Themselves Under New Gun Bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of......
13:00, 05/01/2019