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South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook

A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which ...

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook

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13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Retired teacher admonishes de Blasio at South Carolina campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio got thrown his first curveball in the early days of his quixotic presidential campaign Saturday as a local, prominent Democratic activist urged him not to battle President Trump in the gutter....
00:17, 05/19/2019

South Carolina: Tax break for Carolina Panthers near passage COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators are expected to clear the final hurdle to giving the Carolina Panthers up to $120 million in tax breaks to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina. The Senate voted 23-16...
20:17, 05/20/2019

IN Teacher Fired For Same Sex Marriage A Catholic High School is firing a teacher to avoid having its ties cut with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The school announced Sunday they are terminating a gay teacher to avoid a with the diocese. This announcement comes as the archdiocese strip...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Teacher Fired After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Teacher says she was fired over breaks to pump breast milk PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A former Falmouth elementary school teacher contends the school district declined to renew her contract because she took three breaks a day to pump breast milk for her baby. Thirty-three-year-old Shana Swenson, of Portland, sue...
02:00, 05/18/2019

N Carolina teacher accused of storing student’s gun in class WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Carolina teacher is accused of storing a student’s gun in her classroom. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Paisley Magnet School teacher Sarah Melissa Wilson was arrested Monday and charged with helping a minor pos...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Former North Carolina teacher pleads guilty to sex charges WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina high school science teacher accused of abusing almost 20 victims during his career has pleaded guilty to child sex charges. News outlets report the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office sa...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Teacher, Now Fired, Thought Tweets to Trump About Immigrants Were Private Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
12:51, 06/05/2019

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill sa...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
14:34, 05/17/2019

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Teacher fired after disturbing video shows her kicking 5-year-old student on the floor The first-year teacher teacher from Kansas was fired. "I don’t like my teacher. She’s really mean. She hit me on my arm," the girl told her mom.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
06:17, 07/19/2019

Convicted North Carolina felon faked degree to become high school teacher, officials say A 40-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested and charged after allegedly submitting forged documents to obtain a position as a high school teacher....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
14:51, 06/05/2019

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
20:00, 05/29/2019

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the o...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies ref...
20:17, 06/14/2019

South Carolina inmates to be charged for livestreaming BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections says several inmates were able to livestream on Facebook using contraband cellphones inside their maximum security prison. The agency tweeted Tuesday that the phones were confiscat...
16:00, 05/08/2019

North and South Carolina Teachers Are Protesting Again On May Day, thousands of teachers in North and South Carolina took to the streets yet again to protest low pay and unacceptable conditions in their schools, according to CNN....
15:51, 05/02/2019

3rd South Carolina airman dies in as many weeks SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks. Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news outlets 30-year-old Senior Airman Aaron Hall died Saturday morni...
22:17, 06/03/2019

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
05:51, 06/24/2019

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
16:51, 07/16/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
20:51, 06/19/2019

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
02:00, 06/14/2019

South Carolina law enforcement helicopter crashes at airport SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina law enforcement say a helicopter on a flying mission crashed at an airport. News outlets report the SC Law Enforcement Division copter crashed at Summerville Airport Wednesday. The pilot was the only one in the...
19:00, 06/27/2019

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tue...
02:51, 06/19/2019

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a day before the deadline for those who want to return to college to pull out of the draft pool. Lawson...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday afternoon near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was str...
22:17, 07/04/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald’s All-American and five-star recruit. She announced her latest college choice Mo...
05:51, 05/07/2019

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
05:51, 06/14/2019

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
13:00, 06/23/2019

Gorillas hilariously try to avoid rain at South Carolina zoo A viral video from a South Carolina zoo showed a group of gorillas behaving just like humans as they tried to take shelter from the rain. The primates at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia were seen huddling beneath an overhang. Each of two fe...
23:34, 05/13/2019

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Greenville County Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Flood said...
18:17, 05/17/2019

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
04:17, 05/23/2019

South Carolina looks to weed its way into hemp farming boom COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is projecting a 1,200% increase in hemp farming acreage, as the state looks to join in on the booming market with others in the region. The Post and Courier reports South Carolina has 113 permitted growers this ye...
21:17, 06/24/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
11:34, 07/17/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
13:51, 05/09/2019

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. J...
14:34, 05/26/2019

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Gay Man Posts Bullying Note On Facebook Before Committing Suicide A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ......
14:51, 06/25/2019

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from human rights groups....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
17:17, 07/02/2019

Biden, Buttigieg are keeping 2020 focus on South Carolina Democrat Joe Biden's visit to a South Carolina church Sunday is part of his 2020 presidential campaign's outreach to black voters, who play a pivotal role in the early-voting state's primary....
15:00, 05/05/2019

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
03:00, 06/02/2019

South Carolina Eager to Throw $115M at Billionaire NFL Owner On Thursday, the South Carolina Senate voted 27-15 to approve $115 million in tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers, an NFL team that plays its homes games at its stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina....
02:51, 05/10/2019

Man found with apparent gator bite marks in South Carolina KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been found dead in a pond, apparently bitten by an alligator. News outlets reports Charleston County deputies found the body Saturday afternoon on Kiawah Island. The man was reported missing that mo...
17:17, 06/24/2019

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Heat forces South Carolina bridge to close for several hours SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The extreme heat that’s been scorching the Deep South prompted the closure of a swinging bridge to a South Carolina beach town for several hours. The state Department of Transportation says the heat caused the stee...
17:51, 05/28/2019

A group of gorillas tried to avoid getting caught in the rain at a zoo in South Carolina Brooke Hunsinger/Facebook A group of gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbus, South Carolina, appear to dislike getting caught in the rain just as much as humans do. A viral video shows the gorillas trying to avoid the rain as they ma...
08:00, 05/14/2019

South Carolina boy, 8, fatally shot during home invasion, investigators say An 8-year-old boy in South Carolina died Tuesday after he was shot during an apparent home invasion in which the homeowner and intruder both fired their weapons at each other, investigators said....
07:34, 05/15/2019

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
13:34, 07/05/2019

Two homemade pipe bombs detonated outside a South Carolina courthouse Police are investigating after two bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse late Sunday night.        ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
15:51, 06/22/2019

Searching Out the Hidden Stories of South Carolina’s Gullah Country The South Carolina Sea Islands and the Gullah Geechee people who have endured there are increasingly buffeted by economic and social change — not to mention lethal storms....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Boeing’s South Carolina Plant Subject to Increased Scrutiny The factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, faces an unusually high level of oversight, a sign of Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the plant....
12:34, 05/02/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
03:51, 06/23/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
03:51, 05/06/2019

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
06:34, 07/16/2019

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that...
07:51, 07/02/2019

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a...
02:34, 06/22/2019

A South Carolina woman was pulled over for driving drunk ... in a motorized toy truck South Carolina woman Megan Holman avoided a DUI after police found her driving drunk because of her unconventional ride: a toy truck.        ...
05:51, 06/21/2019

England's Jubb: NCAA title for South Carolina to Wimbledon 19-year-old Englishman Paul Jubb goes from winning NCAA title for South Carolina to competing at Wimbledon        ...
23:17, 07/01/2019

South Carolina man facing 75 charges after 42 dogs seized in possible dog fighting ring YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The York County Sheriff’s Office confirms they have seized 42 pit bull dogs after discovering evidence of possible dog fighting in the McConnells community. Deputies said on June 20,  York County Sheriff Code Enforcement Deputies ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

South Carolina teachers take off for capital rally, seek more funds, reforms Thousands of teachers in South Carolina gathered outside the state's Department of Education on Wednesday calling for more funding and reforms to the school system....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working-class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate, with black voters playing a dominant role....
03:17, 05/05/2019

South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting s...
23:34, 06/15/2019

Lesbian couple sues over South Carolina’s foster care waiver COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is again at the center of federal litigation spawned by a waiver allowing a state-contracted foster care agency to deny services to same-sex and non-Christian families. The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Lesbian couple sues over South Carolina's foster care waiver South Carolina is again at the center of federal litigation spawned by a waiver allowing a state-contracted foster care agency to deny services to same-sex and non-Christian families....
19:51, 05/31/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting...
14:17, 06/15/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickname for the president....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
21:34, 06/18/2019

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
08:51, 07/05/2019

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employees who oversee the vast network of concentration camps that have been described by independent obser...
15:34, 07/02/2019

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state.” Despite sweeping economic reform and...
21:34, 06/06/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook g...
16:51, 07/03/2019

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determin...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investi...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in its mouth....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Fox News Poll: Biden holds commanding lead among South Carolina Democrats South Carolina Democratic primary voters, more than half of whom are expected to be African American, say Biden is the best candidate to handle racial issues....
04:00, 07/12/2019

South Carolina deputy saves choking 12-day-old infant after stopping speeding vehicle A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after a dramatic video showed how his quick thinking saved the life of a 12-day-old baby girl last month....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
06:17, 06/18/2019

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
09:17, 06/05/2019

2 South Carolina teens arrested for kidnap, rape of 14-year-old girl: police Two teens are behind bars for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from a South Carolina bus stop earlier this year then raping her at gunpoint, authorities said....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments about his history working with segregationist sen...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
06:17, 06/15/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
12:51, 06/21/2019

South Carolina police K-9 attacks suspect hiding in dishwasher, video shows A suspect was trying to evade arrest by hiding in a dishwasher underneath a porch in South Carolina when a police K-9 found him and began to attack, authorities said....
22:17, 06/12/2019

South Carolina woman arrested for cruising down the road in a child’s toy truck while impaired South Carolina police charged a woman with public intoxication after finding her cruising down the road in a child’s motorized toy truck, according to reports....
19:17, 06/15/2019

Woman sees shark lurking several feet away from South Carolina beach goers A woman vacationing in South Carolina said she was horrified Friday when she looked outside her resort window and spotted a shark lurking close to the shore -- only a few feet away from unsuspecting swimmers....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Two women in South Carolina mistake driver for Uber, are taken down dirt road: police Two women in South Carolina mistakenly got into a car over the weekend they believed was an Uber only to be driven down a dirt road by a man police have yet to locate. ...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
08:51, 06/24/2019

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested in South Carolina, charged with public intoxication Wrestling superstar Jeffrey Hardy, half of the "The Hardy Boyz" tag team, was arrested by Myrtle Beach police on Saturday and charged with public intoxication....
06:17, 07/14/2019

Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting en...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Bridesmaid posts picture of bride's dress to Facebook and tags her fiance: 'I am so gutted' In a post that is sure to make every bride-to-be shudder with horror, one woman has revealed how her bridesmaid committed the ultimate faux pas by posting an image of her wedding dress on Facebook....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Border agency knew of troubling Facebook posts in 2016: acting secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials knew in 2016 about a private Facebook group where border agents posted racist and misogynistic comments, acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday....
17:51, 07/07/2019

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
03:17, 05/24/2019

AOC and immigrants targeted in racist, sexist posts in border agent Facebook group Federal officials called the group’s posts “disturbing” and said that the Inspector General of the DHS had started an investigation. Some of the posts, using edited images, depicted Ocasio-Cortez in sexually explicit ways....
01:17, 07/02/2019

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
14:51, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
16:34, 06/04/2019

Corey Lewandowski: Joe Biden won't make it past South Carolina primary, predicts 'socialist' will win Dem nod Former Vice President Joe Biden will not last long in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, according to ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski....
02:17, 07/11/2019

South Carolina man caught with over $200G of stolen items in 'sophisticated' tunnel network: police A South Carolina man was arrested last week after authorities discovered a complex network of subterranean tunnels allegedly used to conceal more than $200,000 worth of stolen items....
16:51, 05/21/2019

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Gorillas make hilarious attempts to avoid rainfall at South Carolina zoo in viral video Gorillas may share only 98 percent of their DNA with humans, but they didn’t let that stop them from behaving like their distant cousins when it comes to staying out of the rain....
00:34, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide -EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/04/2019

Dallas gunman flashed ammo, warned of approaching ‘storm’ in bizarre Facebook posts A gunman who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse on Monday morning shared photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching “storm” on Facebook days before he was killed by police in the firefight. Clad in tactical gear and carrying 150 ro...
03:51, 06/18/2019

South Carolina woman threw snake, carjacked victim before crashing into barriers, another vehicle, police say A bizarre carjacking in South Carolina on Friday -- that started with a snake being thrown at a woman -- ended in a chase and crash into another vehicle, according to police....
17:34, 07/10/2019

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to change a flat tire on the side of the highway....
09:00, 06/18/2019

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Woman’s remains found in South Carolina creek, week after dog digs up human bones: police South Carolina authorities on Monday found the remains of a missing woman, one week after a dog dug up human bones in a homeowner’s yard, police said....
08:17, 06/25/2019

Shark swallowed whole during rare deep-sea feeding frenzy off South Carolina coast, video shows Researchers exploring the depths of the ocean off the coast of South Carolina recorded a rare sight last month when they stumbled upon a shark feeding frenzy that had a surprise ending....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Travis Tritt's tour bus was involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Saturday that left two people dead.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

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00:17, 07/12/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez accuses border officers of ‘violent culture’ after report on graphic Facebook posts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection of having a “violent culture” and questioned how officers treat migrants after a report surfaced Monday about a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents purport...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Tiger shark with stomach, teeth removed found on South Carolina beach, gruesome photo shows A 9-foot juvenile tiger shark that had its stomach cut open and its teeth and jaw apparently removed was photographed on a South Carolina beach this week....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Alligator in South Carolina rescued after soccer ball found lodged in mouth: 'It looked like he wasn't alive' An alligator in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was rescued after it was found with a green soccer ball lodged in its mouth — an item that had reportedly been stuck in the gator’s jaws for days. ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death....
21:00, 06/04/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang’s growing frustration at stalled...
12:34, 05/04/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles....
12:34, 05/09/2019

North Korea has fired second projectile in five days, says South Korea Launch of unidentified object could spell danger for nuclear disarmament talksNorth Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area, South Korea’s military said, its second weapons launch in the last five days and a possibl...
13:18, 05/09/2019

North Korea Fired Two Missiles, Says South Korea's Military North Korea welcomed a US envoy's visit to Seoul by firing two missiles Thursday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang's second launch in less than a week as it seeks to up the ante in deadlocked......
13:51, 05/09/2019

South Carolina father Timothy Jones Jr. found guilty of 'obscene, outrageous' murders of his five children Jones murdered his five children after grappling with substance abuse and living as a single father.        ...
10:17, 06/05/2019

North Korea missile launch: Two short-range missiles fired in 'return to classic escalation tactics', says South North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles less than a week after its leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets, South Korea's military has announced....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
17:51, 06/02/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
08:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are feeling relevant again under a dubious "white genocide" hashtag....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Facebook sues South Korean analytics company to send ‘message’ about privacy to app developers Facebook on Friday said it had filed a lawsuit against Rankwave, a South Korean analytics company that may have mishandled users’ personal information, a legal salvo that the social-media giant described as a “message” meant to demonstrate its height...
03:34, 05/11/2019

Facebook Sues South Korean Analytics Company to Send a 'Message' That It Means Business Now Facebook has filed a lawsuit against South Korean data analytics company Rankwave over a breach of contract after the company allegedly failed to prove that it was complying with Facebook’s data policies.Read more......
04:00, 05/12/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:34, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
03:00, 05/01/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:34, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
01:00, 05/10/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
09:00, 05/30/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
18:34, 04/28/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on So...
18:17, 04/28/2019

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where their pay is being doubled....
13:00, 06/15/2019

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
03:51, 07/21/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Here's where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.       ...
03:34, 07/10/2019

Diocese: School with gay teacher cannot use Catholic name INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage. It says a decree to be issued Friday by Archbishop Charles ...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Mom furious after teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on son’s homework A Florida teacher didn’t mince words when grading one of her student’s homework assignments — telling him, “WTF is this?” — in a note at the top of his paper. “Absolutely no credit,” the teacher added, ...
08:34, 05/30/2019

The states where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.       ...
22:34, 07/09/2019

Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector ...
07:34, 06/11/2019

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
09:17, 06/06/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets in both states report that Concordia Parish authorities identified the victim as Fred McCray Jr. McCra...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Piano teacher gets to keep $40K in feud with noisy neighbor SELAH, Wash. (AP) — An appeals court says a piano teacher in Washington state deserved the $40,000 she was awarded in a dispute with a neighbor who revved his pickup truck engine for months to drown out the sound of her lessons. The Yakima Herald-Rep...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Choir teacher heads to U.S. strongman competition (KWQC) A choir teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa possesses much more than a strong voice. After only a year of training, David Baxter won the Anvil Strongman Competition in Cedar Rapids last month. He’s now headed to the US Strongman National Competi...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Target’s teacher discount is coming back Summer just got started but Target is already thinking about back to school! The retail chain is bringing back their extra discount for teachers. Starting July 13, Target is giving educators 15 percent off on school supplies, clothes and other back-t...
20:34, 06/27/2019

Rescued yoga teacher has already left the hospital The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiian jungle is already out of the hospital. Amanda Eller, 35, was discharged from Maui Memorial Medical Center on Sunday, the hospital’s chief officer, Michael Rembis, announced in a ...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual misconduct and ...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Portugal’s government warns of quitting over teacher pay LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures. So...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to Mu...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Beacon HS teacher in botched experiment says she put safety first The Manhattan teacher accused of botching a chemistry experiment that left a student badly burned claimed Tuesday that she always put safety first in the classroom. “Stop, drop and roll yourself when your clothes are on fire,” Anna Poole ...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Anderson Co. Teacher Charged With Threatening Student ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (The Anderson News)– A former Anderson County teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening a male student in 2017. According to the Anderson News, 36-year-old Chrystal Graham was charged with second-degree disor...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Portugal's government warns of quitting over teacher pay Portugal's prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures....
03:00, 05/04/2019

School fires gay teacher to keep its ‘Catholic identity’ A Catholic school in Indiana will fire a gay teacher to avoid losing its “Catholic identity” and getting booted from its diocese. Cathedral High School in Indianapolis released an open letter on Sunday to its “Catholic family”...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Recently honored teacher gunned down in Louisiana FERRIDAY, La. — A Mississippi school teacher who had recently been honored by his school district was found fatally shot Monday across the state line in Louisiana. Two people have been arrested in connection with his death. Concordia Parish, Louisian...
07:34, 06/25/2019

Making A Difference: Teacher Retires After 60 Years ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After 60 years of teaching and hundreds of students later, West Irvine Elementary’s Mrs. J is retiring. A lot has changed since Jeannette Hughes’ days in a one-room schoolhouse. Mrs. J began teaching in ...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Bronx civics teacher inspired by AOC to run – for her seat Meet Bronx resident John Cummings, a Republican and former Harbor Unit cop-turned-high school civics teacher who is mounting a long-shot bid to topple Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year. “But to just come from the outside and take somebody on is...
02:17, 07/13/2019

The Best Toys to Make Your Kid Independent, According to a Montessori Teacher One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an emphasis on independence. I’m seeing this firsthand as—I kid you not—my seven-month-old infant came home from his first week of Montessori having learned how to hold his own bottle with two hands li...
03:17, 07/13/2019

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
15:17, 06/17/2019

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter-school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
22:34, 05/31/2019

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio. Warren County...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Jazzy Ellis Was A Teacher Who Wanted To Be Set On Fire, So She Became A Stuntwoman Jazzy Ellis got an Ivy League education, became a teacher, and then left to fulfill everything on her bucket list the only way she knew how: by becoming a stunt performer....
17:17, 05/02/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
17:51, 05/10/2019

Teacher battling breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute A San Francisco community is outraged after learning a local school teacher with breast cancer is paying for her own substitute. “Parents were outraged and incredulous — like, this can’t be,” says Amanda Fried, mother of two at Glen Park Elemen...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Teacher in bomb-making case gets nearly 6 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison. Christian Toro was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan to five...
21:51, 05/22/2019

San Francisco teacher has to pay substitute's salary while battling cancer due to law Support poured in for a Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco after she was forced to pay a substitute teacher’s salary as she battled cancer....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Police: Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide at home Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee....
02:51, 06/11/2019

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a you...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason w...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Grimaldi’s is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and will offer teachers a 15% discount from May 6th through the 9th. Until May 9, students can also nominate their favorite teacher to win a pizza party with Gr...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
21:17, 06/11/2019

School Teacher In Assam Tries To Sacrifice 3-Year-Old With A Sword A school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a three-year-old in their house in Udalguri district of Assam on Saturday, but locals intervened and immediately informed the police and......
03:34, 07/07/2019

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School stu...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Indiana archbishop defends firing of teacher in gay marriage INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop says his order that a Catholic high school fire a gay teacher was about upholding church teaching on same-sex marriage and not about sexual orientation. Archbishop Charles Thompson said during a Thursda...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Last chance! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Here's how educators can save.       ...
08:17, 07/20/2019

Teacher convicted of classroom sex with teen sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
20:17, 05/30/2019

TUSD: Teacher salary increases for new school year TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District teachers will see a pay raise this new school year, the district announced Tuesday night. The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved the 2019-2020 Certified Salary Schedule –they will increase ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
12:00, 06/01/2019

Ex-priest who got teen pregnant can keep job as middle school teacher A veteran New Jersey teacher who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl and eventually got her pregnant — all while he was a Catholic priest — will be allowed to keep his job dealing with middle schoolers, a state arbitrator has ruled. For...
21:34, 05/03/2019

High school teacher goes viral with Gen Z slang list Parents: You may want to bookmark this page. A Massachusetts high school teacher recently became “Internet famous” after his impressive comprehensive running list of slang terms went viral. James Callahan, 43, teaches sociology at Lowell ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stun...
00:17, 05/10/2019

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90 After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas t...
23:17, 05/23/2019

| Czech teacher survives 34 years with heart transplant A Czech teacher survived more than 34 years with a heart transplant, making him one of the longest living transplant patients, Czech media and a hospital say....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Mak...
17:51, 05/25/2019

Judge refuses to block subpoenas sent over teacher sickouts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block subpoenas issued by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration during an investigation into teacher sickouts that closed some schools. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday denied...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
00:51, 05/24/2019

An Archbishop told a Jesuit school to fire a gay teacher. They said no A Jesuit high school in Indiana can no longer call itself "Catholic" because it employs a teacher engaged in a same-sex marriage, the Archbishop of Indianapolis says....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Student, teacher charged with sex crime plan to be together once he’s 18: deputies A teacher’s aide at a high school in Washington state had sex with a 17-year-old boy who told deputies the two plan to be together once he turns 18, authorities said. Wendy Wagoner, a 49-year-old paraprofessional at Graham Kapowsin High School in Pie...
04:00, 05/11/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Indiana school firing gay teacher to keep archdiocese ties INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A private high school is firing an educator to avoid having its ties cut with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Star reports Cathedral High School announced Sunday it’s terminating a gay teach...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Ca...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Substitute teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting 14-year-old boy COCHISE COUNTY – A substitute teacher in Cochise County has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old boy. Officials with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a reported assault at Coronado School, south of ...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Criminal Justice Teacher Arrested For Stealing From Students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. J...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Oil Posts Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but still logged their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Yoga teacher Amanda Eller reunites with ‘hero’ rescuers Yoga teacher Amanda Eller had a tearful reunion with the rescuers who saved her after spending 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle. Wheelchair-bound Eller, 35, hugged many of the hundreds of volunteers who helped in her search operation — including the...
00:00, 05/29/2019

NJ arbitrator saves job of teacher who fathered a child when he was a priest 29 years ago An arbitrator has refused to terminate a New Jersey sixth-grade teacher who fathered a child with a 16-year-old girl nearly three decades ago when he was a parish priest....
00:34, 05/04/2019

Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup....
07:51, 07/17/2019

New York City teacher arrested for slamming student to ground Cops arrested a city schoolteacher for slamming a West Village middle school student to the ground during a fight, authorities said Friday. Andrew Adler, 47, was busted Thursday on charges of assault, harassment, and acting in a manner injurious to a...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Where teachers can get free food and discounts for Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week starts Monday, May 6 and businesses across the nation are showering educators with freebies and special discounts.        ...
01:34, 05/04/2019

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole, Fla., officials said....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Indiana HS cuts ties with gay teacher to stay in archdiocese: report A high school in northern Indianapolis said Sunday that it will cut ties with a gay teacher in order to stay in the city’s archdiocese, a decision made about a week after another school in the area declined to terminate a gay teacher and split from t...
08:51, 06/24/2019

Colorado teacher provides home to help foster child, 13, get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
12:17, 05/31/2019

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
23:51, 05/02/2019

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now...
00:51, 06/14/2019

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...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Pak Teacher Charged For Making Boy Eat Grass As He Forgets Lesson: Report A Pakistani school teacher has been charged for allegedly forcing a boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday....
00:51, 05/30/2019

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Teacher who stopped student shooter honored as Carnegie Hero PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student as he opened fire in the school cafeteria is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism. The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced the ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
06:51, 06/05/2019

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
14:34, 07/14/2019

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Substitute teacher allegedly had sex with teen student at her grandparents’ home A substitute teacher in Maryland plied a teen student with snow cones and booze, and late last month, had sex with him at her grandparents’ house, police said. Alexis Mercedes Boberg, 25, of Severn, surrendered to police Monday after a student at the...
18:34, 06/19/2019

Raw video shows Kansas teacher kick 5-year-old student Bluejacket Flint Elementary School teacher Crystal Smith is shown grabbing the girl from the bookshelf, then later appears to kick her.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama teacher latest to die in the Dominican Republic from cosmetic surgery An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report. Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Ca...
18:17, 06/20/2019

School investigating video of teacher’s aide sitting on student’s lap A Utah school district launched an investigation this week after a video of a female teacher’s aide sitting on a male student’s lap surfaced on social media....
22:17, 05/02/2019

A California teacher with breast cancer needs more sick days. She has to pay for a substitute. California teachers are required by state law to cover the costs of a substitute while they are on extended sick leave.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol died from drinking wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the yard at her house in East Yorkshire with a friend last June when she became incoherent an...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Jennifer Walsh sex case: Teen professes ‘love’ for former teacher An Ohio teen professed her devotion to a former special education teacher facing prison time for sex acts with her, saying she’s “completely in love” and never felt pressured into getting intimate. The female student — who police in Montgomery ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
22:51, 07/02/2019

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
07:34, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the police said today....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Tenured New Jersey teacher accused of calling students the n-word A New Jersey school district is fighting to fire a tenured teacher accused of calling students the n-word in class, according to a report. Bruce Bassetti was teaching seventh-grade science at Penns Grove Middle School in February when he allegedly fl...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Teacher of chemistry lab gone wrong neglected safety protocols: expert A chemistry safety expert testified Thursday in the trial for a Beacon High School Student who was burned in an experiment-gone-wrong in 2014 to say that his chemistry teacher and the school neglected a slew of safety protocols. “It never should have...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
17:00, 06/22/2019

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC, will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sen...
20:34, 07/01/2019

Indiana teacher awards autistic boy ‘annoying male’ trophy GARY, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana school district has apologized after a teacher awarded an 11-year-old autistic student a trophy naming him the “most annoying male” of the school year. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that a special educ...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Peoria fifth grade teacher accused of sexually molesting students PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Sun Valley Elementary School teacher was arrested and booked on five counts of molestation of a child and one count of sexual abuse of three different fifth-grade students, court documents say. Ricky Ordway, 43, allegedly rea...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell reported stronger demand and higher organic sales in its commercial aerospace, defense, process automation and business-technologies businesses....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
17:17, 05/24/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
18:34, 05/11/2019

AutoCanada posts $4.1M net loss on U.S. costs in Q1 AutoCanada posted a $4.1-million net loss in the first quarter due in large part to rising operating costs in the United States, where it launched a plan to reduce expenses and optimize its portfolio....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Police searching for man who fired at officers ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect who fired at officers during a traffic stop and then fled on foot. The Erlanger Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers are searching for the suspect, who is described a...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Indonesian ex-police brigadier says he was fired for being gay A former Indonesian police brigadier has filed a complaint to the human rights commission claiming he was fired for being gay, his lawyers said on Monday, in what could be a test case on discrimination in the Southeast Asian country....
13:00, 05/20/2019

90 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel: IDF Approximately 90 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel in the space of an hour Saturday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
17:00, 05/04/2019

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, when on full load, burns approximately 1,000 tons of coal per day, which produces 200 tons of ash. Willi...
20:34, 05/08/2019

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired Deputy Marco Lopez last week after he refused to r...
16:51, 05/23/2019

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
17:17, 07/05/2019

Congressman’s ex-aide says she was fired for being pregnant AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims she was wrongly fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed the federal suit in Washington D.C. on Monday against Cuella...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
09:00, 04/29/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Police Investigating Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police are investigating after a witness said shots rang out along Alumni Drive Monday evening. Police say that it happened around 7:45 p.m. on Alumni Drive at Yellowstone Parkway. The witness told police that...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Madrasa Teacher Pushed Off Bengal Train Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chant: Report A madrasa teacher was allegedly beaten up and pushed out of a moving train in West Bengal last week by a group of men who were forcing him to shout the "Jai Shri Ram" slogan, news agency IANS quoted a......
16:00, 06/26/2019

Teacher won’t face charges for filming porn in school, posting it online A substitute teacher in Texas was axed after recording pornographic videos of herself inside a classroom – and then uploading the footage to a commercial website, police and school officials said. But the teacher, who worked at El Campo High School i...
16:00, 06/26/2019

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton — a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California — says it isn't.        ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:51, 07/12/2019

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and then attempting suicide by threatening to jump off a highway on the same day the alleged crime was reported to police, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a ...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Mond...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Assam Teacher Accused Of Teaching Namaz, School Claims "Misunderstanding" A video of a teacher allegedly showing students how to offer namaz at a school in Assam's Charaideo district has cropped up on social media, spurring outrage among parents and right-wing groups. Three......
22:51, 07/02/2019

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns Getty "National Train a Teacher Day" is an annual movement put forth by pro-gun groups meant to teach educators how to use firearms. Nearly 300 gun shops around the country will offer free training and safety programs to teachers. Pro-gun activist...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
17:51, 05/23/2019

US Teacher Sues School, Says Forced To Censor Trump Slogan In Yearbook The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt....
10:17, 05/08/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospi...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Teacher’s aide falls to her death in Yosemite rock climbing accident A California educator died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, “doing what she loved most in the world,” friends and authorities said. Patricia “Trish” Stoops, a 57-year-old teacher’s aide at Glick Middle School in Modesto, died during a r...
15:34, 06/19/2019

Teacher breaks down, denies responsibility for fireball that badly burned student The former Beacon High School teacher accused of botching a chemistry experiment that left one of her students horribly burned broke down on the witness stand Tuesday while denying responsibility for the 2014 fireball. Defendant Anna Poole — who cond...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately, Britain's Press Association reported on F...
05:17, 06/01/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
23:51, 05/07/2019

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning p...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Teacher caught on video kicking 5-year-old could face criminal charges A Kansas elementary school teacher who was seen in a surveillance video kicking a 5-year-old student could face criminal charges. The second-year teacher, identified by a spokesman for the Shawnee Mission School District as Crystal Smith, was fired a...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
21:51, 05/25/2019

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
11:17, 05/24/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Teacher Thrashes Students For Turning Up Late To Class The students at a boy's hostel in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda were thrashed by their teacher for allegedly turning up late for the class, a video that was widely circulated on social media shows....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) blamed by the government......
16:00, 05/17/2019

‘Simply an obsession’: Bronx teacher caught hiding under bed of teen lover A Bronx high school teacher was discovered hiding in the bedroom of one of her female students, disturbing disciplinary records show. Tamara Alvarez, 35, who taught history at the Bronx HS for Writing and Communication Arts, was spotted in the girl’s...
01:51, 07/21/2019

Target's teacher discount is coming back with more ways to save Target's weeklong Teacher Prep Event returns July 13 with a 15% discount on select school supplies, clothes and more. Here's how educators can save.       ...
14:17, 06/26/2019

Head teacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The head teacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has caused parents to fear "social engineering"....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
00:34, 05/27/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Lost yoga teacher Amanda Eller was ‘bawling’ when her rescuers arrived The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiin jungle has recalled the moment she started "bawling" as she knew she was finally getting saved....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
22:17, 06/04/2019

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Indianapolis Catholic School Fires Teacher in Same-Sex Marriage, at Archbishop’s Request Cathedral High School fired a teacher in a same-sex marriage on Sunday, just days after another Catholic school in Indianapolis defied a similar order from the archdiocese....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

An Arizona Teacher Helped Migrants. Jurors Couldn’t Decide if It Was a Crime. The trial of Scott Warren, a 36-year-old geology teacher, on charges of helping migrants who had illegally crossed the border ended with a hung jury on Tuesday....
02:17, 06/12/2019

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Tennessee teacher arrested after allegedly dragging child by ankles down hallway A teacher in Tennessee was arrested and charged with child abuse last week after she was allegedly caught on camera dragging a child down a hallway into her classroom....
20:34, 05/01/2019

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
00:34, 06/16/2019

Louisiana HS students laced teacher’s drink with Krud Kutter: cops Two students at a Louisiana high school who poured a chemical into a teacher’s drink and filmed it on Snapchat were arrested Friday on a felony count of mingling harmful substances, authorities said....
09:00, 05/20/2019

How the Carolina Hurricanes hit back against the NHL's war on fun The ‘Canes have taken a stand in the name of silliness, and have ended up winning a battle of values in a league that often takes itself too seriouslyAmong the unexpected victors emerging from the bizarre first-round of this year’s Stanley Cup playof...
13:34, 05/08/2019

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
03:51, 06/18/2019

BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd reported a smaller quarterly loss on Wednesday, benefiting from its acquisition of cybersecurity firm Cylance....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care Fed Chairman Powell’s use of the word ‘symmetric’ Wednesday may be what matters in the long run as the central bank embarks on its first review of its 2% inflation target set seven years ago....
23:51, 05/02/2019

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
10:17, 07/14/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
17:00, 05/17/2019

UBS posts 27% fall in net profit after a 'very challenging quarter' UBS reported a 27% fall in net profit for its first quarter, compared to the same period the year before, with the Swiss bank citing challenging market conditions....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
07:51, 06/14/2019

SecureWorks posts 5% rise in first-quarter revenue SecureWorks Corp on Wednesday reported a 5.3% rise in first-quarter revenue, as the cybersecurity provider benefited from higher spending by companies to fend off cyber attacks....
13:51, 06/05/2019

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
13:51, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
12:00, 05/04/2019

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage wai...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to sti...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to...
03:51, 05/21/2019

He threatened to kill everyone if he got fired. His co-worker didn't believe him Gary Martin made no secret of his intentions when he showed up for work at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, according to authorities....
02:17, 05/01/2019

Two More Officers Are Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of the deputies more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
21:34, 06/26/2019

Fired employee kills 2, self at California car dealership A disgruntled former employee allegedly killed two employees and himself at the Northern California car dealership Tuesday evening, according to reports....
09:17, 06/26/2019

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissa...
15:51, 06/17/2019

How Jenelle Evans Reacted to Being Fired From MTV's Teen Mom 2 Jenelle Evans' time on Teen Mom 2 has officially come to a close. An MTV spokesperson confirmed to Us Weekly on Tuesday that they were severing all ties with the mom of......
04:34, 05/08/2019

Cop fired after $500 goes missing from homicide victim’s wallet An Atlanta police officer has been axed for allegedly mishandling $500 in cash from a homicide victim’s wallet, authorities said. Officer Keisha Richburg’s bodycam footage released by the Atlanta Police Department shows the alleged incide...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
02:51, 07/20/2019

Officer whose gun was stolen during stripper tryst fired BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer whose service weapon was stolen during a rendezvous with two strippers at a Rhode Island hotel has been fired. Sgt. John Boyle says Emanuel Brandao was fired March 28 due to conduct considered unsatisfactory. The...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Police: Shot Fired Into Lexington Apartment LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– No one is injured after a shots fired incident in Lexington. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Walden Drive. Police say two people were home when someone fired a shot into the apartment. The re...
13:00, 05/03/2019

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
10:17, 06/14/2019

| Etzebeth: Stormers will be 'fired up and ready' for Crusaders Eben Etzebeth says that the Stormers will have to be ‘fired up and ready’ when they face Super Rugby defending champions, the Crusaders, at Newlands....
17:17, 05/14/2019

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
18:17, 06/04/2019

Kindergarten teacher at Baptist school accused of sexually assaulting teen student BURBANK, Ill. — Cook County prosecutors say a suburban Chicago kindergarten teacher supplied alcohol to a 15-year-old student and had sex with him while he was underage. Jordan Baptist School teacher Shannon Griffin also allegedly sent nude images to...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
09:51, 07/12/2019

California teacher placed on paid leave after being accused of links to white supremacist group A teacher at a California private school has been placed on paid administrative leave as officials are investigating claims that he is affiliated with a white nationalist group....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Ex-teacher with Parkland ties helped students fleeing Colorado school shooting About 30 students who fled from the Colorado school during the armed attack ran to a nearby brewery where they were met by a bartender with ties to last year’s Parkland shooting in Florida. Julie Finkelstein, who works at the Rock Bottom Restaurant a...
17:34, 05/09/2019

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
20:17, 06/19/2019

How yoga teacher Amanda Eller survived 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle A jogger who spent 17 days lost and injured in a dense jungle on the Hawaiian island of Maui — where she survived by eating wild fruits and even a few moths she was able to catch — has been rescued. Amanda Eller, 35, a yoga instructor and physical th...
03:51, 05/26/2019

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
08:00, 06/23/2019

Park Slope parents walking kids to gym after homeless woman spit on teacher Fuming moms and dads at PS 107 are escorting third graders to gym class across the street after a homeless shelter resident cursed at and spit on their traumatized teacher, sources told The Post Friday....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky Is Criticized for Blaming Teacher Strikes for Girl’s Shooting The remarks were the latest to ignite controversy for the governor, who had previously linked the teachers’ strikes with a rise in crimes committed against or by children....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
10:34, 06/04/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at six sites across the state, according to CNN. Though the walkout was not technically a strike, 600 sch...
16:34, 05/09/2019

Target's teacher discount is coming back July 13 with more ways to save Target's weeklong Teacher Prep Event returns July 13 with a 15% discount on select school supplies, clothes and more. Here's how educators can save.       ...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
03:00, 07/18/2019

BMW's Auto Business Posts Loss After Antitrust Charge BMW said its core automotive business swung to a loss on a $1.6 billion charge against potential fines from a European antitrust probe and rising costs to develop new technology for electric and self-driving cars....
15:17, 05/07/2019

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Ride-hail giant Uber lost more than $1 billion in its first quarter as a public company. Though the eye-popping figure had been expected by investors, the company also confirmed Wall Street’s fears about slowing growth. The cash-burning outfit gave i...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
10:51, 07/10/2019

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
19:00, 04/28/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Foxconn posts fall in Q1 profit, lagging estimates Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer, reported on Tuesday a bigger fall in quarterly profit than analysts had expected, amid waning demand for electronics from its key customers, including Apple Inc....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Buffett's Berkshire posts big profit as stocks gain Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday swung to a big quarterly profit, bolstered by gains in its stock investments, and also posted a small increase in operating earnings....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Woman posts about her own wanted photo: ‘That picture ugly’ A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently unhappy with the photo officials used on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent. “That picture ugly,” Precious Landry, who was still at large at the time,...
07:17, 07/12/2019

US oil rises 1.2% to $58.63 per barrel, but posts worst week of 2019 Oil prices rose Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
22:17, 05/24/2019

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
18:51, 06/06/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox ace Sale posts complete-game shutout Chris Sale shut down Kansas City's offense, and the visiting Red Sox took advantage of a shoddy Royals defense in Boston's 8-0 victory Wednesday night....
12:00, 06/06/2019

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly t...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Noble Energy posts first quarter adjusted net loss U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc reported a quarterly loss on Friday compared with a year-ago profit due to weak realized prices for its crude....
13:51, 05/03/2019

The Inventory Turns 1: The Most Popular Posts and Products From Our First Year Exactly one year ago today, the folks behind Kinja Deals launched The Inventory, a place for us to talk about the products that we love, and to hear from all of our readers about the best stuff they’ve been buying themselves....
02:17, 05/18/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
09:17, 05/25/2019

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
21:00, 06/03/2019

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
16:51, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Woman in missing mom case posts bail NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local): 3 p.m. A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail and is being tracked with a ...
22:17, 06/03/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Carrefour Brasil posts 1st-qtr profit of $112 mln, tops forecasts Brazilian supermarket chain Carrefour Brasil on Thursday reported quarterly net income of 441 million reais ($111.75 million), slightly above market expectations....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Nutrien posts profit as potash prices rise Canadian fertilizer maker Nutrien Ltd on Thursday posted a quarterly profit, compared with a year-earlier loss, as it benefited from higher potash prices....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attribute...
23:51, 07/18/2019

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Dutch bank ING posts profit dip and misses expectations ING, the largest Dutch financial group, reported a slight drop in first-quarter underlying net profit of 1.12 billion euros ($1.26 billion), narrowly missing analyst expectations of 1.15 billion euros in a Reuters poll....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Jordan Smith posts 7-under 66 to lead at Trophee Hassan II Jordan Smith of England carded a bogey-free 7-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Nasdaq retreats after Alphabet drop; S&P 500 posts record The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped ahead of its results, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell premarket....
15:34, 05/22/2019

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
23:51, 07/08/2019

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper’s slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home. Attorney Theresa Newman of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic says 81-year-old Charles R...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Joy Behar: Staff who kept Hillary Clinton from ‘The View’ should have 'been fired' “The View” co-host Joy Behar thinks Hillary Clinton made a “mistake” by not making more appearances on the daytime gabfest during the 2016 presidential campaign – and that someone “should have been fired” as a result....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, whi...
20:51, 06/30/2019

Fired employee kills 2 at Ford dealership before killing himself MORGAN HILL, Calif. — A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said. Police called to the Ford Store Morgan Hill found a man s...
12:17, 06/26/2019

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview with CNBC followin...
18:17, 07/03/2019

School district tries to rehire fired N.H. lunch lady A New Hampshire lunch lady fired in March for feeding a student who did not have money to pay has been offered her job back, but she hasn't accepted the offer....
00:34, 05/19/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Police: Road Rage Incident Led To Shots Being Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – This morning a man is behind bars in Lexington after police say a road rage incident led to shots being fired. Trey Whitaker Blackburn, 19, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he fire...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Two more Florida deputies fired for inaction in Parkland massacre A Florida sheriff has fired two more deputies, alleging that they failed to take action to stop the 2018 massacre of 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Rocket fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, no casualties A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
20:51, 05/19/2019

2 more deputies fired over Parkland school massacre response Two more Florida deputies involved in last year’s Parkland school massacre have been fired for neglect of duty, the Broward County sheriff announced Wednesday. Deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction in the Feb....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
07:34, 05/21/2019

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
07:34, 06/14/2019

News producer accused of sex misconduct was fired because he’s a man: suit A former employee at a Connecticut TV station is suing the ABC affiliate’s parent company, claiming he was singled out because he’s a man after three female colleagues accused him of sexual misconduct, a gender discrimination lawsuit claims. Micah Ba...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Fired officer charged with shoving, choking prisoner A fired suburban St. Louis police officer who is accused of shoving and choking a prisoner inside a booking area has been charged with a misdemeanor....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Trump takes aim at McGahn, says he ‘had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller’ The president’s tweet came after reports that McGahn had refused a White House request, after the Mueller report’s release, to say Trump did not obstruct justice....
01:17, 05/13/2019

Editor of Carver, McInerney fired for ‘breach’ of policy NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed “breach” of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford. In confirming Fisketjon’s dis...
04:00, 05/18/2019

BBC DJ fired after royal baby tweet with chimpanzee picture LONDON (AP) — A BBC disc jockey has been fired after using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesd...
04:00, 05/31/2019