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Student sues Georgetown after dad admits to paying $400K in college admissions scandal

Adam Semprevivo, a Georgetown student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000 in the nation's college admissions scandal, is now suing the school.        ...

Student sues Georgetown after dad admits to paying $400K in college admissions scandal

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Georgetown student sues school over U.S. college admissions bribery scandal A Georgetown University undergraduate enmeshed in the U.S. college admissions scandal sued the school on Wednesday to block it from revoking his academic credits or expelling him, after his father pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit fraud....
08:48, 05/15/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its handling of college admissions probe Georgetown moved to dismiss Adam Semprevivo, a student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000, who is suing the school        ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Student caught in bribery scandal sues Georgetown for not realizing he was a fraud He may not play tennis, but he’s got plenty of balls. A Georgetown student whose dad paid $400,000 to get his son into the elite college as a sham tennis recruit is suing the university for planning to oust him — saying they should have known he was ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty to paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty of paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities....
13:48, 05/13/2019

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

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers of “The People v. OJ Simpson,” according to a new report. Annapurna Television has acquired the rights...
10:00, 05/09/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicted both Felicity Huffman and Lori......
18:00, 05/07/2019

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern Ca...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — a...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
17:32, 05/22/2019

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffma...
18:32, 06/03/2019

1st defendant faces sentencing in college admissions scandal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking more than a year in prison for a former Stanford sailing coach who admitted to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. John Vandemoer is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Boston fede...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
11:32, 07/17/2019

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
16:32, 05/31/2019

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
17:32, 05/22/2019

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the for...
16:16, 07/06/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Ms. Huffman, the Hollywood actor, was charged with conspiracy in the college admissions fraud scandal; her husband, the actor William H. Macy, was not charged....
13:16, 05/13/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
09:16, 06/22/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in......
21:16, 05/01/2019

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Considerati...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Who will play Lori Loughlin in Annapurna's TV version of the college admissions scandal? The college admissions scandal, in which a bunch of rich people—some of them famous!—simply tried to help their stupid, unathletic children with no discernible talents get into a good college, is finally ready to loop back in on itself with a dramati...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the soap opera series....
05:48, 06/06/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal.        ...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Bruce and Davina Isackson to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A pair of wealthy California parents are expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges for paying more than $600,000 in bribes as part of a widespread college admissions scandal....
20:32, 04/30/2019

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford sailing coach in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance scandal when he faces a federal judge in Boston Wednesday....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
01:32, 07/24/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
00:48, 06/28/2019

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal finds its stars (sadly, Lori Loughlin isn't one) Despite it being the role she was born to play, it doesn’t appear as though Lori Loughlin will be getting the chance to play herself in Lifetime’s ripped-from-the-TMZ-updates TV movie The College Admissions Scandal. Instead, the soapy channel’s adapt...
11:32, 08/13/2019

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Lifetime finally announces the college admissions scandal movie we all assumed it would make The college admissions scandal was born to be a made-for-TV movie, what with it involving rich and famous people misbehaving, but it has somehow taken until now for Lifetime—the preeminent destination for made-for-TV-movies—to get around to making a ...
20:32, 07/23/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Wealthy California couple expected to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into college        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Lori Loughlin wants a trial to clear her name in college admissions scandal, report claims Lori Loughlin wants to go to trial to preserve her reputation following the allegations against her and husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college admissions scandal, a new report claims....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
21:32, 06/12/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help colleges take a more rounded approach in the admissi...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

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

Dream Casting Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin in the College Admissions Scandal TV Show It was only a matter of time before this happened: The college admissions scandal is (probably) becoming a TV series. Of course we already have casting thoughts about who should play Felicity......
11:16, 05/08/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Prosecutors recommend Felicity Huffman receive 4 months in prison for her part in the college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman appeared in federal court in Boston on Monday afternoon to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. Prosecutors recommended Huffman receive a four-month prison sentence and a fine of $20,000 for her role in the scandal...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Lori Loughlin's daughters, former co-workers wish her a happy birthday amid college admissions scandal Amid the ongoing college admissions scandal investigation, friends and family showed public support for Lori Loughlin on her 55th birthday Sunday.        ...
04:16, 07/29/2019

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos ...
13:00, 06/03/2019

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Lori Loughlin's daughters break silence for her birthday amid college admissions scandal Amid the ongoing college admissions scandal investigation, friends and family showed public support for Lori Loughlin on her 55th birthday Sunday.        ...
08:16, 07/29/2019

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
16:32, 06/11/2019

Lori Loughlin's home life calming down following 'initial shock' of college admissions scandal bust Lori Loughlin is enjoying a newfound calm at home for the first time since she and husband Mossimo Giannulli were busted in the nationwide college admissions scandal in March....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Olivia Jade wants to go back to USC amid Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's college admissions scandal: report Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly wants to go back to USC despite her parents' role in the college admissions scandal....
10:16, 05/21/2019

"Desperate Housewives" Actor Admits Role In US College Admission Scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Tennis player who never played: Dad to plead guilty for $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Felicity Huffman has been 'humbled' by the college admissions scandal, says Eva Longoria Eva Longoria is giving insight as to how the college admissions scandal has affected her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman.        ...
03:16, 08/02/2019

Kelly Clarkson on ignoring haters, 'UglyDolls' and the college admissions scandal Playing a joyful, positive toy in "UglyDolls" is so on brand for "The Voice" coach and mom Kelly Clarkson, who brims with self-confidence at 37.        ...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Mastermind's accountant, ex-USC women's soccer coach plead guilty in college admissions scandal Twenty-two out of 50 defendants in the historic college admissions bribery and cheating case have now pleaded guilty to charges.        ...
10:16, 06/27/2019

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, including USC, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednes...
01:00, 06/06/2019

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
14:16, 06/21/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes th...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in jail for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
14:48, 06/12/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one lawyer says....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal, court documents indicate....
18:48, 05/13/2019

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
16:32, 06/02/2019

Reporting on a Very Bad Year for the College Admissions Industry Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud....
05:16, 08/02/2019

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
17:48, 06/12/2019

Olivia Jade slams tabloids after claims she's dropping out of USC after admissions scandal Olivia Jade Giannulli has a NSFW message for tabloids spreading rumors about her future college plans amid mom Lori Loughlin's admissions scandal.        ...
15:00, 08/12/2019

Keep Paying Your Loans Until Student Debt Actually Gets Canceled It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!...
11:48, 06/25/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive has pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy a...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Lunchroom Worker Says She Was Fired For Letting Student Eat Without Paying (CNN) — A New Hampshire cafeteria worker says she was fired after she allowed a student with no money to eat. When a student at a New Hampshire high school put items on his tray that he didn’t have the money for, lunchroom employee Bonnie Kimball did...
08:00, 05/17/2019

College admissions scam mastermind was an ‘aggressive’ basketball coach The mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal was also once an “aggressive” youth basketball coach who ran grueling, four-hour practices and teased kids as “meatpackers,” according to his former players. William “Rick” Singer mysterio...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
16:16, 06/27/2019

Felicity Huffman To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scam BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. The “Desperate Housewives” star is scheduled to appear Monday in Boston federal court. Huffman was among 50 ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Pimco's Ties to Architect of College-Admissions Scam Ran Deep Concerns about Pimco’s connection to the college-admissions scandal has prompted it to examine employee dealings with the central figure behind the scheme....
08:16, 05/20/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medici...
19:32, 05/21/2019

TPG Says Executive Introduced Colleagues to College Admissions Scheme’s Leader William E. McGlashan Jr., who was fired after being named in the scandal, connected members of the deal team to William Singer for business discussions, but nothing came of them, the investment firm said....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the pro...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loug...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the...
18:48, 06/11/2019

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, acc...
13:32, 05/27/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top schools have long given preference to athletes an...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kick...
18:32, 05/23/2019

‘Not guilty’: Lori Loughlin, Canadian David Sidoo among parents formally entering plea in admissions scandal The college admissions scandal has seen 19 people face additional charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with the scheme....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Report: Rich Dickwads Are Freaking Out About More Potential College Admissions Bribery Charges Here is just an extremely satisfying paragraph, from a delightful New York Times report about Los Angeles “elites” enduring “ripples of fear” as prosecutors progress toward another round of charges against as-yet unidentified parents who participated...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Felicity Huffman returns to court May 13 to plead guilty in college admissions scam At her next court appearance on May 13, Huffman will plead guilty to mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for her role in the college admissions scam. A judge will then set a date for sentencing.        ...
10:32, 04/29/2019

College students charged with paying tuition with stolen credit Cards Two students were arrested for allegedly using stolen credit cards to pay for tuition at the University of New Hampshire. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Olivia Jade's grades, application and more documents to be placed under seal in college admissions case Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli and several other defendants in the college admissions case have agreed to an order that will keep several key documents out of the public eye.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

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

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of experts break down what it means for the future of the admissions process....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14...
21:01, 07/05/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the students have alleged....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Inside Rick Singer's college admissions network: An ex-con half brother, a Welsh soccer team and a former NFL owner As investigators unravel the assets of a $25 million college bribery scheme, one name keeps popping up: Clifford Farrell Singer.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Cop cleared in NYPD corruption scandal sues city over early retirement A former NYPD commander who was cleared of charges in the department’s infamous bribery case has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was wrongly forced to retire early over the scandal. James Grant filed his suit in Manhattan federal court Monday,...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
18:00, 06/12/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice revealed Tuesday that it’s moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first exposed by The Post. In a Tuesday email obtained by The Post, college President Karol Mason told students and sta...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes...
09:16, 06/12/2019

Chinese woman says daughter 'victim' in college admission scandal The Chinese mother of a Stanford University student who was expelled in the college admissions scandal said she was duped into paying $6.5 million to the man behind the scheme....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies...
21:32, 06/11/2019

As U.S. college admission process opens, scandal weighs on low-income students Christine Bascombe, a New York City high school student who dreams of attending Cornell University, says she was devastated last spring to hear that dozens of rich parents had committed fraud to get their children into elite colleges....
07:48, 08/07/2019

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Police seeking help to locate college student Police are serving search warrants and hunting for any clues about the mysterious disappearance of a University of Utah student, including basic details about a person she met when she was last seen. (June 25)        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
01:32, 06/16/2019

John Stamos Calls Lori Loughlin's College Scandal a "Difficult Situation" John Stamos is speaking out about the college scandal involving Lori Loughlin. The actor spent many years working alongside on-screen wife Loughlin on Full House, starring as Uncle Jesse......
16:00, 06/24/2019

Felicity Huffman talks motherhood as Eva Longoria says she coped with college scandal 'with grace' Felicity Huffman opened up about parenting in an interview released Wednesday that comes as she awaits her sentencing in the college admissions scandal....
10:48, 08/01/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court to plead guilty in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their chi...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the nee...
05:16, 06/05/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student A Texas jury has convicted a 28-year-old man guilty of murder in the death of a college student who was missing for months before her body was found in a shallow grave....
19:16, 05/08/2019

Transgender student kicked out of Baptist college after surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Baptist Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms.        ...
06:32, 08/13/2019

Man pleads guilty in rape of Connecticut college student A man who fled to Mexico after authorities identified him as a suspect in the rape of a Connecticut university student has pleaded guilty to multiple charges....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Helping a college student navigate a payroll snafu at UPS Dear John: I am a college student at Binghamton University. Over my winter break in December/January, I worked for a few days with UPS as a driver’s helper. At the end of break I was trying to get paid and called the head office of my branch in Farmi...
20:32, 06/01/2019

NBA draft: Brian Bowen moving past FBI college basketball scandal after year in Australia After a year in Australia, Brian Bowen is moving past the college basketball scandal that rocked Louisville as he prepares for the NBA draft combine.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Nick Sandmann: Covington Catholic student's legal team sues NBC, MSNBC for $275M The lawsuit against NBCUniversal comes after Nick Sandmann's legal team sued the Washington Post and CNN. The suit seeks $275 million in damages.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Parents want answers after college student brings loaded gun to class PHOENIX (KPNX) – A Valley mother and father want answers after a student brings a loaded gun to their son’s college class. They say the incident happened at Chandler-Gilbert Community College last week and that school officials did very little ...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Triceratops Skull, 65 Million Years Old, Unearthed by College Student, 23 Passed over for an air-conditioned summer internship, Harrison Duran instead braved rattlesnakes in a remote area of North Dakota to help make a thrilling discovery....
19:48, 07/26/2019

College student unearths 65 million-year-old dinosaur skull Beats the hell out of beer pong. A California college kid spending part of his summer on a paleontology dig in the Badlands of North Dakota struck pay dirt, unearthing a portion of a 65 million-year-old Triceratops skull. Lifelong dinosaur buff Harri...
11:32, 07/25/2019

KFC-obsessed college student given fried chicken bouquet at graduation A KFC-addicted university student has hilariously celebrated her graduation day by posing for photos with a delicious bouquet of fried chicken instead of flowers. In the lead-up to her graduation, interior design student Lucy Zhao, 22, said she knew ...
03:32, 06/13/2019

College student fooled Secret Service, snuck into Mar-a-Lago A college freshman pleaded guilty Tuesday to fooling Secret Service agents and sneaking onto Mar-a-Lago while President Trump was in town over Thanksgiving. Mark Lindblom, 19, apologized to a federal magistrate, saying he didn’t mean any harm w...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
03:48, 05/29/2019

College student unearths Triceratops skull in North Dakota MEDORA, N.D. (CNN) – A college student made this discovery of a lifetime in the badlands of North Dakota. Harrison Duran teamed up with Professor Michael Kjelland on a paleontology dig — and discovered this triceratops skull. Experts say ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorad...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
15:00, 05/21/2019

College student accused of fatally beating mom with bat after mistaking her for intruder A college student was charged for beating his mother to death with a baseball bat inside their Illinois home after mistaking her for an intruder, a report said Tuesday. Thomas J. Summerwill, 21, was home for spring break on March 24 when he claims hi...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this month, police said Monday....
22:48, 05/27/2019

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years – bought a one-way ticket to China to leave his financial woes behind, according to a report. “I had ...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Trio of sharks kills California college student snorkeling in the Bahamas The victim’s parents and family members saw the sharks and tried to yell, but she didn’t hear their warnings in time.       ...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Police execute search warrant in disappearance of Utah college student Investigators have executed a search warrant at a house in connection to missing college student Mackenzie Lueck, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department....
00:48, 06/28/2019

Cop resigns after confrontation with black college student picking up trash outside dorm A white police officer who pulled out his gun during a heated confrontation with a black college student picking up trash outside his Colorado dorm is resigning — and will continue to collect his paycheck for the next eight months, city officials sai...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
11:00, 05/20/2019

AI predicts college student stress from phone sensor and questionnaire data In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI system that taps mobile phone and questionnaire data to predict student stress levels.Read More...
12:16, 06/28/2019

T.I. Awards $25,000 College Scholarship in Memory of His Sister to an HBCU Student and Single Mom T.I. is turning his personal pain into a bit of good fortune for a deserving college student. The rapper and reality-TV personality has started a scholarship fund in the name of his sister Antoinette “Precious” Harris Chapman, who died earlier this y...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Student bound for college in Michigan beheaded by Saudi Arabian government Mujtaba al-Sweikat was 17 when he was detained at a Saudi airport in 2012. Earlier that year, he allegedly attended a pro-democracy rally.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Missing college student MacKenzie Lueck was recently active on Instagram: report Friends of the 23-year-old University of Utah sorority sister who went missing more than a week ago noticed that she was active on Instagram recently — and turned the information over to authorities, according to a new report. MacKenzie Lueck’s...
04:48, 06/28/2019

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
17:48, 08/05/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr, the billionaire technol...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden claims there are ‘at least 3’ genders during Iowa campaign stop, blows up at college student Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden claimed there are more than two genders, then blew up at a young woman who pressed him on the question. “There are at least three,” Biden told an Iowa college student at the Iowa State Fair, after she as...
11:48, 08/10/2019

A trans college student lost his ROTC scholarship. Caitlyn Jenner stepped in to help Kevin Winter/Getty Images Rising sophomore Map Pesqueira dreamed of serving in the US military and received a three-year ROTC scholarship to study at the University of Texas at Austin. Pesqueira began medically transitioning in 2018, barring him fr...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Freshman college student among those killed in Seattle crane cash at Google campus Seattle Pacific University said in a statement that Sarah Wong was among those killed when the crane fell on Google’s new Seattle campus.        ...
04:16, 04/29/2019

Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Who Just Became the Youngest Student to Attend Spelman College After conquering high school and leaving straight A’s in her wake, Atlanta native Sydney Wilson will be taking the next step in her academic journey by attending Spelman College in the fall....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law enforcement official said on Wednesday....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Oregon college student taking mountainside pictures dies in 100-foot fall Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University, died after falling 100 feet while taking pictures over a wall at a scenic viewpoint.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Freshman college student among those killed in Seattle crane crash at Google campus Seattle Pacific University said in a statement that Sarah Wong was among those killed when the crane fell on Google’s new Seattle campus.        ...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off $40 million in student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Police release last known photos of missing college student Mackenzie Lueck in plea for information Salt Lake City police said they don't have evidence of foul play but are worried because it isn't in Mackenzie Lueck's character to "go off the grid."        ...
06:16, 06/26/2019

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also p...
20:48, 05/19/2019

Body of missing University of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck found, police say Salt Lake City police announced Friday they have found the body of missing student Mackenzie Lueck. The body was recovered Wednesday.        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Trinity College student Anand Goel took ‘lots’ of selfies before Cliffs of Moher fall A 26-year-old college student in Ireland took “lots” of selfies before he plunged to his death from the Cliffs of Moher, according to a report. Trinity College student Anand Goel died in an accidental fall while snapping photos Jan. 4 at ...
12:00, 07/23/2019

College student finds 65-million-year-old fossil of Triceratops skull in North Dakota badlands In the badlands of North Dakota the fifth-year student from the University of California – Merced found a 65-million-year-old fossil of a partial Triceratops skull among plant fossils from the Cretaceous period....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top police official said on Wednesday....
12:48, 05/01/2019

Cops rule out Lyft driver in case of missing Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck Police in Salt Lake City said Monday that the Lyft driver who had driven Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck on the night she disappeared is not being treated as a suspect in the case. Assistant Chief Tim Doubt said at a press conference that the co...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Maryland college student brings stepdad to tears with collage of notes he left her in middle school A college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in Maryland when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up....
03:32, 06/19/2019

Indiana college student Pam Milam was killed in 1972. Her family had lost hope. Then DNA solved the case DNA testing and genetic genealogy have identified the man who killed an Indiana State University student in 1972.        ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Dad of college student stabbed to death in Clapham says killer was 'smirking' during trial The father of a college student who was stabbed to death in south London has spoken of his shock at his son's killer's lack of remorse during his trial....
11:32, 06/23/2019

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

California college student Harrison Duran has long been 'obsessed' with dinosaurs. He just found a real one Harrison Duran, a fifth-year biology student from the University of California, Merced, found the 65-million-year-old fossil in North Dakota.        ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

A United pilot paid for a stranded college student's flight: 'There are no words' A United Airlines pilot helped a stranded college student from Hawaii by paying for her flight back to school after her plane was diverted.       ...
17:32, 06/17/2019

Kim Kardashian says she's no college-scandal mom: 'I would never want to use privilege' Kim Kardashian West speaks out on the college admissions scandal, says she wouldn't buy her children's way into their preferred school.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

No prison for a man who admits to rape and another who admits to cruelty. This is America? Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Woman who had hot wax dropped in her eye settles for $400K BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who got hot wax dropped in her eye at beauty spa has settled a lawsuit against the now-closed business for $400,000. Frank Bailey, an attorney for 61-year-old Gail Gianpalo, of Monroe, says his client suff...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Man in $400K GofundMe scam indicted on six charges The New Jersey man who allegedly conspired with his girlfriend and a homeless veteran to scam GoFundMe donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was indicted for the ruse on Tuesday, prosecutors said. Mark D’Amico was indicted on six separate ch...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Georgetown Home Damaged By Fire SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– No injuries have been reported in an overnight fire at a Georgetown home. It started around 2 a.m. Thursday on Sundown Drive. According to the fire department, a person walking down the street called 911 after seeing...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Georgetown Officer Recovering After Hit-Run In Wisconsin LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Georgetown Police officer remains in a Wisconsin hospital after he was hit while riding a motorcycle last week. He now has to undergo several surgeries, just one month before he and his wife are expecting their first...
05:48, 06/16/2019

How NYCHA’s new $400K leader landed the job — and his whopping salary He played hard-to-get, and it won him nearly half a million dollars a year. Newly appointed NYHCA chairman Greg Russ initially turned down the gig in February — but came back to the negotiating table in May when pay for the position was almost ...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Why NYCHA’s new $400K-a-year boss isn’t afraid of failure Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $400,000-a-year pick to run the city’s beleaguered public housing agency admitted to The Post on Thursday that he’s not worried about failing — because he’s near the end of his career and won’t need another job. Greg Russ, 69, ...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Woman Dies After Georgetown Road Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman has died from her injuries after a three-car collision Wednesday. The crash happened on Georgetown Road in Fayette County around 12:50 p.m. The victim was transported to UK Medical Center where she was pronounce...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Drexel Heights Fire District receives $400K grant TUCSON – Drexel Heights Fire District is using new equipment thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency. The fire district received $400,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant allowed them to purchase ten new cardiac monitors. The c...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Nike running shoes sell for more than $400K at public auction The buyer was Canadian investor and car collector Miles Nadal, who had previously paid $850,000 for 99 other pairs of rare or limited collection sneakers offered by Sotheby's....
16:48, 07/23/2019

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor Bill de Blasio “single-handedly” decided to make new NYCHA boss Greg Russ the highest-paid city official, federal housing honcho Lynne Patton claimed Friday, as she blasted Russ’ $400,000 salary and other job perks. “Wit...
10:48, 06/21/2019

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, will receive the la...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Milwaukee mulls $400K offer to Bucks player to settle suit MILWAUKEE (AP) — The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown says police officers have testified under oath in a lawsuit that they violated his civil rights when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation. The comments Frid...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Paris wine thieves make off with bottles worth €400k-600k Bottles stolen from cellar of Maison Rostang restaurant near Arc de TriumphThieves have broken into the cellar of a luxury restaurant in Paris and made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros,...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Georgetown review – Christoph Waltz's inglorious directorial debut The two-time Oscar winner stumbles with a flat, amateurish drama loosely telling the true story of a devious social climberThere’s an intriguing true story trying to break out of Christoph Waltz’s curiously flat directorial debut. It’s a timely one, ...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Family Raising Funds For Injured Georgetown Police Officer GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) – Family and friends are raising funds for a severely injured Georgetown police officer who is stable but critical following a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin. According to a post on the organization’s Facebook pag...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Georgetown Police Officer Remains Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run Crash In Wisconsin LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Georgetown Police officer remains in a Wisconsin hospital after he was hit while riding a motorcycle last week. He now has to undergo several surgeries, just one month before he and his wife are expecting their first...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Liv Tyler helps charity bike ride raise £400k for The Felix Project Liv Tyler and Poppy Delevingne were among donors who helped raise more than £400,000 for food surplus charity The Felix Project through a 300-mile cycle ride....
12:00, 07/04/2019

John Thompson III’s Georgetown experience should serve him well in newly created Monumental role As the vice president of player development and engagement for Monumental Basketball, Thompson will call upon his ability to connect with young players....
15:32, 07/23/2019

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

Georgetown Prep storms back from five goals down to stun Bullis for IAC regular season title The No. 3 Little Hoyas score six straight goals in the fourth quarter to steal an 11-10 win over the No. 2 Bulldogs in the regular season finale for both teams....
19:32, 04/30/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—by Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Are we alone? Nearly 400K people have signed up for Facebook event to 'storm' Area 51 and 'see them aliens' Over 370,000 people signed on to a Facebook event to raid Area 51 in search of aliens. The facility's purpose has long been a subject of speculation.        ...
02:48, 07/12/2019

Salesforce Will Have to Keep Paying Up It is no Twitter, but Salesforce.com’s largest deal to date also represents the furthest the cloud software company has ventured out of its comfort zone....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Former USC coach to plead guilty in admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach is expected to plead guilty to allegations that she created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the college admissions bribery scheme. Laura Janke is sche...
04:48, 05/14/2019

DOE simplifies notoriously complicated admissions system The Department of Education’s notoriously complex middle and high school admissions process just got a little easier. Currently, parents dissatisfied with their initial school offer have to reapply. The new rules cut out the paperwork of a seco...
00:32, 08/16/2019

Why paying with your palm could be the new way to shop Paying for your shopping could be about to get even simpler thanks to new technology from Fujitsu.The Japanese giant has shown off new biometric payment technology that will do away the need not just for cash at the checkout, but possibly debit or cr...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Here's why these people don't mind paying the IRS even more More than 4 out of 10 people polled by NerdWallet are perfectly fine with taking home less pay and sending more money to the IRS throughout the year. That's because they're banking on a big refund next year....
06:33, 08/13/2019

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino students — and got hearty cheers from nearly every member of the City Council’s education committee. Carra...
13:00, 05/02/2019

NBC owns The Office, why are they paying $500 million for it? “The Office” has been a staple on Netflix, and was far and away the most streamed show on the service in 2018, according to data from Nielsen.       ...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Sorry AOC, but Equifax probably won’t be paying people $125 apiece Those hoping to cash in on the massive Equifax settlement might be out of luck, thanks to AOC. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a call for those affected by the 2017 data leak to make a claim, saying they could get $125 — “a nice chunk of ...
09:48, 07/27/2019

The emotional price we're paying for being always online Technology has reached a level our grandparents couldn’t have even imagined when they were young. Computers in our pockets, instant communication with people on the other side of the world, access to unimaginable amounts of information at our fingert...
14:32, 06/27/2019

Why PGA Championship was moved up in change that’s paying off The PGA Championship used to bat cleanup in the major championship batting order. Now it’s in the two hole. The PGA, which several years ago marketed itself as “Glory’s Last Shot” to accentuate its place as the final major championship in the c...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Nobody is Paying Attention to the Presidential Race Yet The first Democratic presidential debates are this Wednesday and Thursday, and while the first contest is still eight months away, it feels like the race has been in full-throttle for eight years at this point....
12:16, 06/24/2019

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh British boarding schools. But Yusi “Molly&#...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Be wary of paying for your wedding with a credit card Weddings cost a lot, and though it might be tempting to charge those expenses to a credit card, it can be a terrible idea.        ...
10:32, 05/03/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
16:32, 05/14/2019

I’ll keep paying for the gym I never use – it represents hope | Emma Brockes The possibility of self-improvement, no matter how remote, makes us carry on forking out to keep that dream aliveI have been a member of five gyms in my life – the longest unbroken membership lasting three years, the shortest six months, which I quit...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments.       ...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Don't Stop Paying Attention Just Because You're Waiting in Line Sometimes it’s important to remember that even at a modest pace, in a capable vehicle, off-roading can be every bit as dangerous as it looks. This Lexus GX losing power and hurtling backwards down one of Moab’s best-known wheeling spots is an example...
20:00, 07/17/2019

These are the highest paying entry-level jobs in the US No full-time job experience? No problem. This crop of college grads is entering one of the best job markets in decades, with an unemployment rate of just 3.6 percent as of April, the lowest in roughly 50 years. And thanks to this incredibly competiti...
08:00, 05/16/2019

AOC ramps up rhetoric on wages, says there is 'no more' paying people 'less than they need' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., indicated on Monday that she would ensure American workers much they "need" but didn't specify an amount they would pay....
10:00, 05/14/2019

5 Reasons It's Still Worth Paying for a Dropbox Subscription The cloud storage scene has changed a lot since Dropbox launched in 2007, propelled by the falling cost of storage, the rising speed of internet connections, and the proliferation of powerful mobile devices. There is no shortage of options for your s...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Paying tribute to the brilliant Pernell Whitaker The genius of his art is undeniable. Nigel Collins on Pernell Whitaker, who has died aged just 55 The post Paying tribute to the brilliant Pernell Whitaker appeared first on Boxing News....
07:48, 07/16/2019

What are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the US? Women usually hold them Women dominate 18 of the 25 lowest paying jobs, 24/7 Wall Street finds. They also make up 83% of middle-skill workers earning $30,000 or less.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Here's what you'll be paying for the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ bundle We knew Disney had consumed Hulu in the black hole of Mickey’s gaping, insatiable maw, guiding us all one step closer to the “bundle” mentality of streaming that will soon make it all feel like cable all over again. Today, the company announced how m...
19:48, 08/06/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/05/2019

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office says a fed...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with knowledge of its user numbers....
12:32, 05/08/2019

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
13:00, 05/28/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Friday beat Wall Street’s expectations on revenue, ra...
08:16, 07/27/2019

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when ...
10:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
05:32, 05/22/2019

Spotify now has 100M paying subscribers, but it’s still losing money Spotify now has 100 million subscribers paying for the streaming music service’s Premium subscription tier, in addition to now enjoying a presence in 79 markets since the company went public a year ago this month. However, the milestone which S...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Is your bank paying you enough interest on savings and CDs? Here's how to find out Tapping higher-interest savings accounts can help protect the buying power of your money. Here are 3 tips from experts.       ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending....
14:01, 08/14/2019

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
08:16, 07/23/2019

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
04:16, 05/20/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 mln paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
03:32, 06/24/2019

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo a...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Paying ransomware pirates only encourages more criminal hackers Follow the FBI’s advice: Don’t pay hacking ransoms. Invest taxpayer dollars in training programs, spam filters and other cybersecurity: Our view       ...
14:48, 07/25/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns The Comcast company on Tuesday revealed that it has signed an exclusive deal to put "The Office" on its upcoming streaming service for five years starting in 2021. But just because NBC owns the show, doesn't mean it won't have to pay for it...
09:32, 06/27/2019

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enable...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Justin Amash Is Paying the Price for Criticizing Trump Michigan Rep. Justin Amash recently became the first congressional Republican to say that President Donald Trump had participated in “impeachable conduct.” His week since has been less than great, to say the least....
16:16, 05/22/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
11:16, 07/18/2019

Carlos Sainz Jr: McLaren's Spanish GP F1 updates now paying off Carlos Sainz Jr believes McLaren's Spanish Grand Prix upgrade package is now showing its strength in high-speed corners and means it can head to Formula 1's British Grand Prix confident...
08:50, 07/06/2019

Report: The Admissions Side Door May Have Been Open For UCLA Applicants With Influential Connections The college admissions cheating scandal revealed the details of a formalized process for jamming the failchildren of wealthy and prominent families into otherwise credible and prestigious universities, using an expensive “side door” for parents whose...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to...
13:48, 05/31/2019

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this se...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cr...
06:32, 05/02/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 million paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
04:00, 06/24/2019

"You Made Taxis Of IAF Jets, Paying Rs 744," Congress Tells PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation - that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used the Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat as a personal taxi for going on a family vacation - has been......
06:32, 05/09/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
10:16, 04/29/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
16:32, 06/13/2019

TurboTax Tricked Taxpayers Into Paying for Its Free Tools, Lawsuit Says Fresh off of allegations that TurboTax lied to taxpayers about its free filing program, a new class action lawsuit against TurboTax maker Intuit claims the tax service breached its agreement with the Internal Revenue Service by intentionally obscurin...
20:00, 05/13/2019

At Least Three Paying Customers Have Been Kicked Out Of James Dolan's Recent Concerts Knicks owner and dedicated crooner James Dolan seemingly has an allergy toward playing his music in front of anyone who might be inclined to bring actual attention to it. Over the past month, at least three paying customers have been booted from thre...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Amazon could give the world a gift on its 25th birthday – by paying more tax Turnover in Britain was nearly £2bn yet the company paid just £1.7m in corporation tax. It’s time for Jeff Bezos to cough upAmazon’s boss, Jeff Bezos, makes an easy target for anti-poverty campaigners. He runs a near-trillion-dollar company that pays...
16:00, 07/07/2019

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
06:48, 07/24/2019

Who is paying $30 for 'gamer girl' Belle Delphine's bath water? Delphine, 19, a social media star with an enormous global following, was mocked for the sale – but it sold out quicklyBelle Delphine, the social media star and so-called “gamer girl”, made headlines this week for selling her used bath water online.De...
23:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Dropbox reports wider net loss, paying users up Dropbox Inc on Thursday reported a wider second-quarter net loss and said the number of users paying for its file sharing services rose slightly from the previous quarter....
14:48, 08/08/2019

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of neglect in favor of the men's squad....
12:32, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressi...
13:48, 05/24/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
03:32, 06/18/2019

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021...
06:00, 07/11/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
18:48, 08/18/2019

China's Netflix Looks Abroad After Hitting 100 Million Paying Subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this......
00:48, 06/25/2019

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
01:48, 06/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the allegations against him, prosecutors allege....
15:00, 07/13/2019

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Frid...
16:32, 05/24/2019

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in ...
05:48, 06/22/2019

Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches Nigeria's Football Federation says delays in paying coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of this year's salary....
11:48, 05/18/2019

This homeowner avoided 'energy guzzlers' for more efficient options, and it's paying off Whether you're considering a complete overhaul or slight renovation of your home, energy improvements can save you thousands of dollars per year....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Paying Tribute to a 'National Treasure': How We Remember Toni Morrison If, like me, you were heartbroken upon learning of the death of literary genius Toni Morrison on Monday, it is likely because, while Morrison’s 88 years on this earth were full and duly celebrated, her words had such a profound impact that it was oft...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Jumaane Williams: Admissions test plan sends message ‘your kids are too dumb to pass’ Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Friday said the city’s push to scrap its single-test admissions system for elite high schools is like “saying your kids are too dumb to pass.” The proposal “makes people believe that their c...
17:00, 05/10/2019

China is paying Twitter to publish propaganda against Hong Kong protesters Twitter has caught itself in a propaganda war after it was found running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters. The promoted tweets (aka ads) — which were captured on social bookmarking site Pinboard — t...
03:48, 08/19/2019

The best free PDF editor 2019: change text and images without paying a penny Truly great free PDF editors are hard to come by, but there are some excellent tools around if you know where to look.PDF documents are designed to look and behave exactly the same way on any device. That makes it a brilliant format for sharing, but ...
12:16, 05/20/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
12:16, 05/15/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Biden takes on Sanders and Harris over paying for ‘Medicare for all’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
11:16, 07/25/2019

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'some people' paying 'serious money' to bury Khashoggi issue: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said "some people" were paying "serious money" to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
17:48, 06/30/2019

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florid...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Jaypee Infratech Homebuyers May Stop Paying Monthly Instalments: Report JIL went into the insolvency process in 2017 after the NCLT admitted an application by IDBI Bank-led consortium seeking resolution of the realty firm...
04:48, 06/09/2019

Britain not paying 39 bln pound Brexit bill would not constitute default - S&P Global Britain withholding the 39 billion pound ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, rating agency S&P Global said on Monday....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
09:48, 08/09/2019

Nicolas Pépé: why Arsenal are paying £72m for the Ivorian winger – video report Arsenal have signed Nicolas Pépé for £72m. The Ivory Coast international is moving to London from Lille after ending last season as the second highest scorer in Ligue 1. The 24-year-old is now the most expensive African footballer in history – so why...
04:16, 08/02/2019

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
13:32, 06/11/2019

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
22:32, 06/17/2019

North Koreans are paying bribes to survive ‘corrupt’ regime: UN report GENEVA — North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country, where corruption is “endemic” and repression rife, the UN human rights office said Tuesday in a report that Pyongyang dismissed as politically motivate...
11:32, 05/28/2019

'They'll be paying': Trump blasts China as US prepares to raise trade tariffs US president tells rally China ‘broke the deal’ and publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayDonald Trump has warned that China has “broke the deal … so they’ll be paying” as the US and China moved to within 36 hou...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, t...
05:00, 06/29/2019

It's Official: Michelle Obama Is the Most Admired Woman in the World—and Keeps Paying It Forward Confirming what most of us already know, a new poll places Michelle Obama atop its list of the most admired women in the world. As reported by the Hill, an annual study by global market research company YouGov places two black women in the top spots;...
09:48, 07/19/2019

Diversity Fail: Admissions Statistics Show That More Than 90% Of Harvard’s Incoming Freshman Class Is Made Up Of Nerds Harvard has made small strides on some measures of diversity in recent years, but there are still certain arenas in which the university is sorely lacking. Case in point: Admissions statistics reveal that more than 90% of Harvard’s incoming freshman ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s....
14:16, 07/08/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries ‘myth’ of low-paying jobs in emotional tweet In an emotional outpouring, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared her feelings about graduating from waitress work to being a member of Congress — and railed against the stigma of low-paying jobs on Twitter....
13:32, 05/11/2019

Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Ford's earnings proved the automaker's risky bets are paying off — and investors are buying in Despite a steep decline in first-quarter profits, investors are turning upbeat on the second-largest domestic automaker, sending Ford shares soaring past the $10 mark for the first time since last August....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
06:32, 05/14/2019

Ariana Grande Tears Up Paying Tribute to Late Ex Mac Miller at Concert in His Hometown Ariana Grande got emotional as she sang onstage about her late ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, in his hometown of Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The 26-year-old rapper, born Malcolm James McCormick,......
09:48, 06/13/2019

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
04:48, 06/14/2019

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Hate paying for internet service at 35,000 feet? Delta to test free in-flight Wi-Fi Delta passengers on select flights beginning May 13 will receive free high-speed Wi-Fi. The initial test will last two weeks.        ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Apple once again proves Tim Cook’s plan to deal with slowing iPhone sales is paying off In a rundown Tuesday afternoon of his company’s performance over the most recent fiscal third quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook accentuated the positives despite the ho-hum nature of the three-month period. The quarter just before summer begins, for ...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Millennials won’t let go of children’s toys and films – and kids are paying the price | Emily Beecher From Toy Story 4 to the David Bowie Barbie, marketers are rehashing old favourites in place of creating anything newLast week Mattel announced the launch of a Ziggy Stardust-inspired Barbie. Yet the number of seven-year-olds saving up their weekly po...
20:48, 07/17/2019

Former Arizona assistant said on wiretap Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 a month Former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson was heard on a recording saying coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 a month.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Jersey Shore town paying $65G for falcons, owls, hawks to scare away seagulls One Jersey Shore town is flipping the birds -- yes, plural -- to its pesky, food-snatching seagull population, and it's paying $65,000 to get the job done....
16:16, 08/06/2019

As co-working spaces colonise cities, are workers paying the price? | Filipa Pajević As businesses look to save money and space, providers such as WeWork are booming. But co-working is not all it’s cracked up to beCo-working isn’t just booming – it’s taking over our cities. The co-working space provider WeWork is the biggest occupier...
18:16, 07/24/2019

Idaho man quit his high-paying job to build beds for kids who sleep on the floor TWIN FALLS, Idaho (CNN) – A simple project to help a family in need stopped Luke Mickelson in his tracks. In 2012, he and his family were inspired to build and donate a bunk bed after learning there were local children who slept on the floor. C...
15:32, 05/07/2019

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, States Have a Solution: Stop Paying Local governments across the U.S. are testing how far they can reduce health benefits for their retirees as a way of coping with mounting liabilities and balancing budgets....
09:16, 05/01/2019

Pirates slugger Josh Bell's offseason workouts paying immediate dividends Pirates slugger Josh Bell has turned himself into is one of MLB's most feared hitters and a legitimate MVP contender.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Jets' Adam Gase, ex-GM Mike Maccagnan disagreed on paying RB Le'Veon Bell Coach Adam Gase and former general manager Mike Maccagnan disagreed on the price point for free agent Le'Veon Bell before the New York Jets opted to give the running back a $52 million contract this off-season....
18:48, 05/15/2019

New accountability report finds NASA has been paying Boeing huge bonuses for failing Between its various ongoing Mars missions, orbiters studying asteroids and other planets, and a Moon trip on the horizon, NASA spends a lot of money. Boeing, which has contracts with NASA to build the rocket for its Space Launch System (SLS) is a big...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve t...
08:48, 07/10/2019

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Some investors are so nervous about the future that they’re willing to lose a little money by lending it to a borrower that is almost certain to pay it back, rather than risk betting on something that could go bust....
07:32, 08/14/2019

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior adminis...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying dividends in long term "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly..."...
15:48, 05/12/2019

Chinese parents are paying for their kids to learn English from US online tutors. Here's how the job works Native English speakers with a college bachelor's degree are paid $12 to $20 per hour to teach Chinese kids English online.       ...
10:16, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying long-term dividends "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly...."...
11:32, 05/12/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players association on an improved compensation package for players ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

"Who Is Paying Your Bills?" Watch Owen Pierson Try to Figure Out Joel Halcro's "Life of Leisure" A "Joel life of leisure" sounds pretty nice. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Owen Pierson tries to figure out what exactly cousin Joel Halcro does......
13:32, 06/21/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
14:32, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
23:00, 07/24/2019

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Angus Taylor will not rule out taxpayers paying to replace or extend Liddell coal plant’s life Energy minister leaves all options open for taskforce studying Liddell closure Angus Taylor has announced a taskforce to study the expected closure of the Liddell power station, leaving all options on the table including extending the life of or repl...
03:48, 08/09/2019

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at More...
01:16, 05/21/2019

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal ...
14:16, 08/07/2019

Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 The Raspberry Pi 4. [credit: Raspberry Pi ] The Raspberry Pi 4 was announced two weeks ago as a major new upgrade to the line of cheap sin...
09:32, 07/09/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show,” de Blasio conceded that he cur...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Man admits to killing pal with an AR-15 while tripping on ’shrooms BILLINGS, Mont. — A Billings man accused of fatally shooting a friend and wounding himself with a military-style AR-15 rifle while the two were tripping on mushrooms has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide. The Billings Gazette reports 30-year-old W...
19:48, 07/05/2019

US carrier admits it's been hacked two months ago If you're using Sprint-owned virtual mobile network Boost Mobile, then chances are that some of your personal data might have been accessed by hackers. The US carrier recently admitted it's been hacked two months ago, TechCrunch reports.According to ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Nokia CEO admits to delays in rolling out 5G Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday that the company had been a little slow in getting 5G technology up and running, citing merging its own technology plans with those of acquired Alcatel-Lucent as a reason....
07:16, 05/21/2019

"We Still Have 30,000-40,000" Terrorists, Admits Imran Khan Pakistan PM Imran Khan said on Tuesday that about "30,000 to 40,000" terrorists who had trained and fought in "some part of Afghanistan or Kashmir" were in his country, a startling admission that......
03:32, 07/24/2019

| Middendorp admits pre-season has been 'challenging' Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared himself content with the club's pre-season but admits their preparations have been disrupted by the absence of key players....
15:16, 07/18/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
15:32, 06/05/2019

Twitter admits using user data for ads without consent The social network has said it "failed" its users after sharing data with advertisers without permission. The company says it has launched an investigation into who may have been impacted....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Ex-CIA officer admits to espionage conspiracy with China ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An ex-CIA officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with China to commit espionage after receiving a promise from his Chinese handlers that he would be financially set for life. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, admitted as part of a p...
06:00, 05/02/2019

| VAR will cause 'controversy' admits Premier League chief Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight debut this season....
10:16, 07/20/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
08:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow users to customize what types of in-app notifications they see – i.e. for the Watch, Profile, and Gr...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Man admits to bringing pot-filled suitcase on plane HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia. Twenty-two-year-old Gerardo Delgadillo Jr. entered a guilty plea Monday in federal court in Huntington to posses...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Huawei admits it won't overtake Samsung this year after all Huawei has been aiming to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer for years. But in light of the company’s recent US trade ban, Huawei has now admitted that it’ll take longer than initially expected.Speaking at CES Asia earlie...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to the airwaves Wednesday to admit to heavy use of mar...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen admits Mets defeat: ‘They came and got us’ MIAMI — The man who dared opponents to “come get” the Mets this season offered his concession speech Friday. “They came and got us,” general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said, when asked if he was overzealous in his offseason pronouncement the Mets wer...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Jay Admits to Cheating on Ashley on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? And this is how a marriage crumbles? On 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?, Ashley received some shocking news from Jay's friends at the barber shop, news that he confirmed: He did go......
07:48, 06/24/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
18:48, 06/07/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating w...
06:00, 05/17/2019

| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
10:16, 06/24/2019

Boeing CEO admits 737 MAX jet warning system 'mistake' CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the company made mistakes linked with the model's warning lights. 737 MAX jets are still grounded after two deadly clashes in March and October....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Australia admits 46 million banknotes contain a typo The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has admitted 46 million banknotes which came into circulation in October contain an embarrassing typographical error....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Intel admits it won’t catch up with AMD’s 7nm chips until 2021 Intel has explained how it struggled to bring 10-nanometer processors to market, while also admitting that we won’t see its 7nm chips until 2021.Meanwhile, its competitor AMD has recently released 7nm chips (such as the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X). Int...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
05:32, 05/30/2019

Mom from China who paid $6.5M to Rick Singer says Stanford daughter a 'victim' of admissions scam The families of Yusi Zhao and Sherry Guo are not named in the Varsity Blues college admissions case, but both allegedly paid millions to Rick Singer.        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

One in four Oxford places set for poorest students by 2023 as university announces 'sea change' in admissions One in four new students at Oxford will be from the UK's poorest backgrounds by 2023 following a "sea-change" in admissions, the university has announced....
05:32, 05/21/2019

7-year fight for Lake Washington shoreline ends with Seattle paying $800G to property owners, turning lot into public park A Lake Washington shoreline lot near Lake City has become a public park, ending a seven-year legal fight that pitted local residents and adjacent property owners who wanted to take the land for themselves....
06:48, 06/25/2019

Maurizio Sarri admits he will have to win over sceptical Juventus fans ‘I’ve never seen a club so determined to hire a coach,’ he saysEx-Chelsea coach hints at unfair criticism from English pressMaurizio Sarri accepted on his unveiling as Juventus manager that he will have to win over some of his new club’s fans because...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Manchester United’s top four failure just not good enough, admits Young • Captain expresses disappointment at Huddersfield draw• Young says United must bounce back next seasonManchester United captain Ashley Young has admitted failing to beat Huddersfield and missing out on Champions League qualification is “just not goo...
08:32, 05/06/2019

BMW admits worries over Wittmann's Assen DTM charge from 18th to second BMW admits it was "slightly worried" about Marco Wittmann's charge from 18th to second in the final DTM race at Assen because it was concerned his tyres would not last...
03:32, 07/22/2019

Woman admits to killing husband with dagger during foreplay HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia woman has admitted to fatally stabbing her husband in the back with a 14-inch decorative dagger while the two were roughhousing as a part of sexual foreplay. The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reports 49-year-old Jenni...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
10:00, 05/29/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
17:48, 06/08/2019

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally il...
20:32, 08/13/2019

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
13:32, 05/24/2019

Ferrari admits Formula 1 car concept may be wrong for 2019 Ferrari has admitted that it may have got the concept for its Formula 1 car wrong this year, in the wake of its Spanish Grand Prix defeat in Barcelona...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Ajit Pai admits FCC got broadband growth figures wrong The impressive broadband growth numbers the FCC reported in February were actually off by millions, and now the agency has admitted in a revised draft that its figures were indeed inflated. It was advocacy group Free Press that originally revealed (P...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
17:16, 06/18/2019

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritt...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Samsung CEO admits the Galaxy Fold was released before it was ready After screen malfunctions caused Samsung to pull the Galaxy Fold days before its official launch, it was unclear how the company failed to predict the foldable phone would fail. Months later, Samsung CEO DJ Koh came clean, saying: “It was...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Tennessee speaker’s top aide admits using cocaine at work NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top aide for Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada has admitted using cocaine in a legislative office building. Chief of Staff Cade Cothren on Monday told news outlets he used the drug at work several years ago but no longer d...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Roger Federer Admits He Used to Mix Up His Twins in Vogue's 73 Questions Even champions make mistakes. Roger Federer proved this to be true during a recent interview for Vogue's 73 Questions. While gearing up for Wimbledon, the 37-year-old tennis......
13:48, 07/02/2019

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem The city’s embattled Housing Authority admitted Thursday it will miss its federally imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s plaguing more than 70,000 of New York’s public housing apartments. The disclosure comes after federal monitor Bart...
13:48, 08/01/2019

California man admits trafficking underage girls on Backpage.com A California man who prosecutors say ran a criminal ring that trafficked underage girls on the now-defunct sex website Backpage.com pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a string of federal charges....
21:32, 05/07/2019

Louis Scarcella’s partner admits they used ‘questionable tactics’ It was all legal-ish. The partner of embattled former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella admitted in court Wednesday that the men may have blurred the lines on proper police work sometimes — but maintained they never did anything illegal. “We used...
17:32, 07/10/2019

May admits regret over skipping TV debates as she swipes at Brexiteers Theresa May has admitted she should have taken part in TV debates ahead of the last general election and taken a swipe at Tory Brexiteers in her final fortnight as prime minister....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Guy Who Built Twitter's Retweet Button Admits Maybe That Was a Really Bad Idea The man behind Twitter’s “Retweet” button—which is pretty much the foundation of the whole site—now thinks he screwed up big time, telling BuzzFeed News in an interview that he recalled thinking, “We might have just handed a 4-year-old a loaded weapo...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Pochettino admits to formation 'mistake' in Ajax defeat "Mauricio Pochettino has taken responsibility for Tottenham\u0027s 1-0 defeat to Ajax, admitting he selected the wrong formation in the Champions League semi-final first leg."...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Developer Fumes About Keyseller G2A, But Admits He Was Wrong About $300,000 Complaint On Monday, game developer Charlie Cleveland, who founded Subnautica and Natural Selection publisher Unknown Worlds, told sketchy game reseller G2A that they owe him a fat chunk of money—$300,000 to be exact—over stolen keys for Natural Selection 2. T...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Boeing Admits Flaw in 737 Max Simulator Software After Crashes Boeing said it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Sarfaraz Admits It Has Become Tougher For Pakistan After Loss To India Pakistan were not able to make use of the overcast conditions and allowed the Indian openers to score freely, leaving India to pile up a big 336/5 which Pakistan failed to chase down....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’ The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever, but as we all know by now, the revolution will have to wait. After numerous problems were revealed days after the first batch of phones was sent to reviewers, Samsung was...
04:48, 07/02/2019

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman...
13:32, 05/27/2019

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy thing” -- a remark likely to fuel Republican clai...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Apple admits it's changing its MacBook keyboard again (oh, great) After so many complain about the so-called butterfly keyboard -- and just after my M-key began to give up the ghost -- Apple says it's making a little tweak. So, that the keyboard actually works. Maybe....
21:48, 05/21/2019

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027realit...
19:00, 08/12/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
00:48, 05/23/2019

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of news...
23:17, 07/05/2019

Millimeter-wave 5G isn’t for widespread coverage, Verizon admits Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. (credit: Verizon) Verizon's early rollout of millimeter-wave 5G is producing high speeds and throughput, but the high-frequency spectrum isn't suitable fo...
01:16, 05/03/2019

AMD admits not all Ryzen 3000 processor cores will hit top speeds The AMD Ryzen 3000 series of processors have been getting a lot of good press recently (we were particularly impressed by the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X), however some particularly tech-savvy users have discovered that not all the cores on the processors hit ...
04:48, 07/31/2019

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
03:32, 05/23/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and mi...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Jos Buttler admits England’s players have been frustrated by their form • ‘Everyone has been really behind the team,’ says wicketkeeper• Jonny Bairstow receives ticking off for his commentsEngland’s one-day rebirth began at Edgbaston four years ago with a Jos Buttler-inspired avalanche of runs against New Zealand. And it...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said some of her ministers......
15:32, 06/10/2019

"Got $90 Million From Saudi Royals", Admits Ex-Sudan President Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
13:16, 08/19/2019

Ex-’American Idol’ contestant admits to delivering fentanyl A New Jersey woman who once appeared on reality television shows “American Idol” and “Fear Factor” has pleaded guilty to a drug charge in Virginia and could face 10 years in prison...
09:16, 07/31/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
19:32, 05/22/2019

| Barty admits turning down Murray 'hardest decision ever' Ashleigh Barty says her decision to rebuff Andy Murray's offer to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon was "the hardest decision" she has ever had to make....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Pochettino admits he may have quit if Spurs had won the Champions League "Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he may have quit as Spurs boss if the club had won the Champions League final, saying that he loves a “big and difficult challenge”."...
07:32, 07/19/2019

Beto O’Rourke admits he could ‘do a better job’ reaching national audience Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke admitted Monday night that his struggling campaign — which has been getting support only in the low single digits according to polls — can do a better job reaching a national audience. O’Rou...
23:48, 05/13/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy, admits being back scares her Four years after being cleared of murder, a tearful Amanda Knox returned to Italy to lament her ordeal, blasting the media for casting her as a “cunning, psychopath, drug-addicted whore.”...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament Igors Rausis, 58, caught cheating during Strasbourg OpenGrandmaster says he’s retired after confessing in statementThe International Chess Federation says it has suspended a player at a tournament in France after the man was “caught red-handed using ...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Moulton admits not qualifying for 2020 Dem debates makes bid more ‘challenging' Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts says he’s “not a quitter.” But the long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination acknowledged that if he doesn’t make the stage for the third and fourth rounds of primary debates in September and October, “it...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Police officer admits using grieving family's TV account to buy porn A police officer has admitted buying pornography at the home of a grieving family following the death of their child as he waited for the undertaker to arrive....
13:48, 07/19/2019

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Harry Kane admits England defeat hurts but everyone can learn from it • “This week could have been so different”• Kane likely to start for England against SwitzerlandHarry Kane has bemoaned a painful week in which he saw hopes of winning the Champions League and Nations League dashed but has urged his England teammates...
19:16, 06/07/2019

California man admits having pot-filled suitcase on plane to West Virginia A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia.       ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side in the dark for fi...
06:00, 07/16/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
00:16, 05/18/2019