• Children of immigrants experience more poverty, academic failure

    Children of immigrants experience more poverty, academic failure

    Global Media

    But African-American children scored about half as well as their white peers, judging by metrics such as test scores, poverty level and family makeup. SC is one of 19 states that does not afford immigrant children Medicaid coverage, according to Pew Charitable Trusts. "They're doing way worse than their white counterparts in a state that's already doing poorly", said Sue Williams, CEO of the Children's Trust of SC.
  • Nicaragua joins Paris climate pact, leaving US, Syria isolated

    Nicaragua joins Paris climate pact, leaving US, Syria isolated

    Global Media

    The Nicaraguan government opted out of the global agreement in protest at its largely voluntary nature, arguing it was not ambitious enough and represented a " path to failure ". The move will leave the U.S. further isolated as it prepares to attend the COP 23 Summit in Bonn. Adopted by almost 200 countries during a conference in Paris in December 2015, the document lays out a 31-page plan that seeks to keep global average temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius, limit greenhouse gas ...
  • Chhath Puja 2017: How to celebrate the festival

    Chhath Puja 2017: How to celebrate the festival

    Global Media

    On the occasion of the chhath puja , we here let you know about what is chhath Puja and why is it celebrate and what is the important rituals done in the Chhath Puja. All through the four days, different rituals are observed. Today marks the ritual of "Nahai-Khai" when devotees prepare traditional food after bathing.
  • Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump: 'We Should Be Talking About Treason'

    Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump: 'We Should Be Talking About Treason'

    Global Media

    Small Russian flags bearing the word "Trump" are thrown by a protester toward President Donald Trump. Clayton was also heard to shout, "We should be talking about treason not tax cuts". The Intercept's Ryan Grim id'd the protester as Ryan Clayton. He could be seen being taken away by Capitol police. The activist and another Americans Take Action member passed out 1,000 flags created to look like the Russian one, with "TRUMP" spelled in gold lettering, at the Conservative Political ...
  • Dhinchak Pooja Enters Bigg Boss 11 House With Lice in Hair

    Dhinchak Pooja Enters Bigg Boss 11 House With Lice in Hair

    Global Media

    Mehjabi Siddiqui seems torn over the decision to either enter the house or continue the task. Other rumoured names were Geeta Phogat and Nia Sharma, who had already declined about their entry in Bigg Boss as rumoured. Hiten Tejwani loses his cool and asks Akash to remove his mic and then play. Hiten and Pooja discuss strategy to win the task. Arshi calls Shilpa a "ghatiya aurat" and accuses Hina of using abusive language.
  • Russian Federation probe adds Obama-era uranium deal

    Russian Federation probe adds Obama-era uranium deal

    Global Media

    Earlier this year, Nunes temporarily stepped aside from the committee's Russian Federation investigation following a House ethics committee investigation into his handling of classified information, although he has continued to issue subpoenas for the probe, a sore spot with Democrats.
  • Iditarod Board: Dallas Seavey's dogs failed 2017 drug test

    Iditarod Board: Dallas Seavey's dogs failed 2017 drug test

    Global Media

    The race committee announced last week that four dogs from the same sled dog team tested positive for the drug Tramadol (which for humans, is used to treat pain) at the finish in Nome last March. Earlier today a group called the Iditarod Official Finisher's Club , wrote a letter signed by dozens of race veterans demanding the musher be named within 72 hours.
  • Europe's First Underwater Restaurant planned for Norway

    Europe's First Underwater Restaurant planned for Norway

    Global Media

    Resting directly on the sea bed, 5m below the water's surface, the restaurant's acrylic windows offer a view of the seabed as it changes. The architect is also considerate of the sea life that its concrete structure will soon be rubbing, or sloshing, shoulders with, offering up the local shellfish community as an example of how Under will fit in.
  • Tory's 'McCarthyite' demand for names of Brexit academics

    Tory's 'McCarthyite' demand for names of Brexit academics

    Global Media

    The letter from Chris Heaton-Harris, a Conservative whip and Leave campaigner, has prompted a backlash from those teaching. The letter, dated October 3, also requested "a copy of the syllabus" alongside "links to online lectures". "Our universities and colleges must lead the way in defending academic freedom, where received wisdom can be challenged and controversial ideas debated".
  • Biogen (BIIB) Investors: Cowen & Co

    Biogen (BIIB) Investors: Cowen & Co

    Global Media

    Alexander sold 4,974 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. About 671,042 shares traded. Biogen Inc (NDAQ: BIIB ) has risen 4.94% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Duncker Streett Communications Inc holds 0% or 20 shares. $277,840 worth of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) was sold by Posner Brian S. Qs Invsts Lc stated it has 209,598 shares.
  • Gold Star dad finally gets his $25K check from Trump

    Gold Star dad finally gets his $25K check from Trump

    Global Media

    When Corporal Baldridge was killed in Afghanistan in June , his parents Chris and Jessie Baldridge received a condolence call from President Trump, coupled with a surprise promise to give the family a $25,000 gift. According to Chris Baldridge , the offer of $25,000 from Trump came up during their 15-minute conversation when he, a construction worker, admitted to the president that he has misgivings about the USA military's survivor benefits program.
  • Korea to resume construction of 2 nuclear reactors

    Global Media

    The number of nuclear reactors operating in South Korea will be cut to 14 by 2038 it said. "Therefore, the commission recommends that the government make energy policy decisions in the direction of scaling down nuclear power generation". Work on the two nuclear units was suspended in July this year, as part of the election promises made by the country's President to phase out nuclear energy.
  • Agra: Supreme Court orders deconstruction of parking lot near Taj Mahal

    Agra: Supreme Court orders deconstruction of parking lot near Taj Mahal

    Global Media

    Sources said that the activists were stopped from chanting the Shiv Chalisa within the Taj Mahal premises by the CISF personnel who are responsible for security at the monument. The incident comes week after BJP MLA Sangeet Som claimed iconic monument was built by "traitor" who targeted Hindus. Katiyar said, "Taj Mahal is originally a Hindu temple and should be renamed Tejo Mahal".
  • Australia helping PH military enhance air, urban, maritime capabilities

    Australia helping PH military enhance air, urban, maritime capabilities

    Global Media

    Australia's Minister for Defence Marise Payne said mobile training teams will begin providing urban warfare counter-terrorism training in the Philippines. Australia and the Philippines will also co-host a summit on post-conflict rehabilitation. For his part, Lorenzana welcomed the partnership between Manila and Canberra on the extensive Defence Cooperation Program that provides the mechanisms for military support, intelligence sharing, and people-to-people exchanges.
  • India's HDFC Bank posts record quarterly profit; bad loans largely stable

    Global Media

    The growth was driven by operating profit, other income and net interest income . Provisions and contingencies for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 were Rs 14.76 billion as against Rs 7.48 billion. The country's second largest private sector lender reported a 22 per cent increase in net interest income year-on-year to Rs 9,752 crore, ahead of analysts' estimates.
  • French president's dog pees in palace meeting

    French president's dog pees in palace meeting

    Global Media

    Macron quips the canine has done something "quite exceptional". "It happens often" inquired Julien Denormandie . The shameless culprit was Nemo, the two-year old black Labrador-Griffon cross Macron bought from a rescue shelter back in August.
  • Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal

    Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal

    Global Media

    Zahid later claimed that his statement had been " manipulated ", clarifying that the request for Interpol's help was no longer active. In a statement this evening, the DPM's Office said the reports were inaccurate. A Malaysian police probe into 1MDB is under way. Zahid added that while they have yet to receive any information on his whereabouts, he is confident that Interpol "will act professionally".
  • Northern Ireland abortion case to begin at Supreme Court

    Global Media

    The three biggest abortion providers in the United Kingdom haven't been making women from Northern Ireland pay for their abortions since June, Greening said. In 2015/16, just 16 abortions were performed in Northern Ireland - the lowest number on record. "This case illustrates how women in even the most desperate circumstances - women who are victims of sexual assault, women who have received a tragic diagnosis of a severe foetal anomaly - are denied access to abortion care in Northern ...
  • Ibrahim Halawa on flight back to Ireland

    Global Media

    Mr Halawa, who is now 21, was detained by Egyptian security forces during the 2013 mosque siege. Aged just 17 Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in 2013 and spent the next four years in prison after repeated delays to his mass trial. "But I miss one thing and it's being home". Halawa said that he meant to spend the next few days catching up with family and his mother who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
  • Metuh to call Jonathan as witness in N400m, $2m alleged fraud trial

    Metuh to call Jonathan as witness in N400m, $2m alleged fraud trial

    Global Media

    He adjourned the matter till today for the first defendant to call another witness as Dasuki was billed to appear in court tomorrow to give evidence. His lead counsel, Dr. Dissatisfied with the ruling, Metuh challenged the decision of the trial court at the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, which, in a judgment delivered on September 29, 2017 ordered Justice Abang to sign the subpoena to compel Dasuki to appear in court to testify for Metuh.