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Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing More Armed Teachers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to las...

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing More Armed Teachers

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Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Florida law allowing armed teachers largely impotent as schools rebel The Guardian finds that none of the state’s largest school districts plan to allow teachers to carry weaponsFlorida’s new law allowing teachers to carry guns in their classrooms is largely impotent, research by the Guardian has found, with dozens of ...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Governor Ron DeSantis expected to sign controversial bill into law despite widespread opposition from campaigners and teachersA hugely unpopular measure to allow Florida teachers to carry guns in their classrooms was approved by state legislators lat...
07:39, 05/03/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisi...
09:00, 09/10/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get sucked into the growing movement to phase the drinking instrument out due to their negative impact to ...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Florida teachers can arm themselves under new gun bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of preventing another such massacre....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on moti...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Florida school districts push back against bill to arm teachers School districts in Florida have pushed back against a bill -- awaiting the governor's approval to become law -- that would allow some teachers to be armed....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
05:52, 05/02/2019

Teachers blast idea of guns in class after Florida bill becomes law Days after Florida’s governor signed a bill making more teachers eligible to carry guns in the classroom, educators across the state are blasting the measure, branding it “one of the worst ideas.” Nine teachers from across the Sunshine State gave the...
19:13, 05/10/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
20:26, 05/23/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the declawing poses serious health complications for kitties. Violators would f...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
03:52, 05/22/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
05:52, 07/11/2019

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, lawmakers in Ohio's...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation fund — now that the US House of Representatives has approved the measure. “...
19:39, 07/15/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a sex crime against a child under the age of 13. According to the legislation, the Department of Publi...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state lawmakers have come up with a workaround: marriage certificates that don’t have to be signed ...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is one of several states that generally allow permit holders to carry guns in public schools....
02:26, 07/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Department guidelines and allow for the indictment of a sitting president on criminal charges....
17:13, 05/31/2019

Texas legislators pass new law to enforce strict punishment for students who harass teachers LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – A new law that will go into effect next month will set new disciplinary standards for students who harass teachers. As a result of this new law, school officials will be making some new changes to its policy. A Laredo educa...
02:13, 08/02/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts to balance the budget....
13:13, 05/03/2019

N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
01:13, 05/08/2019

Florida Goes All in on Arming Teachers Congrats to Florida teachers on the new guns!!! The Florida House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would allow teachers in public schools to be armed, according to NPR. The bill already passed the state Senate, meaning it will now go ...
05:52, 05/03/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the commonwealth’s crushing pension crisis. Speaking at his inauguration in 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin...
16:39, 05/12/2019

The Florida teachers who think arming them is the 'most dangerous decision ever' Teachers shared their concerns after a bill allowing educators to carry guns in classrooms was approved by the state legislature, and awaits Republican governor’s expected approvalVivid in Joy Jackson’s memory is the sound of a bullet whistling just ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil r...
12:52, 06/29/2019

Florida Legislature OKs arming teachers after Parkland shooting The Florida Legislature has passed a bill allowing teachers to be armed on campus, a practice encouraged by President Donald Trump in the days after the 2018 Parkland school shooting that killed 17....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Florida to Let Teachers Carry Guns. Will Black Students Pay the Price? The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician as...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and other families because of their religious beliefs....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Maspeth High School’s secret to high pass rates is cheating: teachers At highly rated Maspeth High School in Queens, students know they can play hooky, skip course work, flunk tests — and still pass. They call it the “Maspeth Minimum,” meaning everyone gets at least the minimum grade or score needed to pass or graduate...
04:52, 09/15/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump’s tax returns foll...
01:52, 07/09/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
02:26, 05/23/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
11:39, 05/31/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
05:52, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.    ...
10:52, 06/15/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
15:00, 06/14/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, req...
23:39, 07/08/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
02:13, 06/16/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
11:13, 06/11/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
12:00, 06/11/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter schools. Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled chamber on Mo...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
00:26, 07/11/2019

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
12:26, 06/20/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
13:52, 05/01/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:13, 06/17/2019

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be p...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Deputy shoots, wounds armed man at Florida grocery store PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida deputy shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at a Grocery Advantage ...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
08:13, 06/05/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will be a state Senate hearing....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:39, 05/15/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
14:26, 06/14/2019

Rebel UK lawmakers aim to pass anti no-deal Brexit legislation over a few hours: BuzzFeed British lawmakers aiming to stop a no-deal Brexit are hoping to pass legislation over just a few hours once parliament has returned, BuzzFeed reported on Monday, citing a draft version of a parliamentary motion....
13:26, 09/02/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to make money off of their own names, images, and lik...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
13:26, 05/27/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on...
14:26, 05/29/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran i...
04:26, 07/10/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
20:13, 05/24/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
21:52, 05/28/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Car...
01:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation. The two ...
17:13, 07/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation over the weekend to prevent the state's two power reactors from early retirement, sources familiar with ...
22:26, 06/28/2019

House Republican holds up $19 billion disaster relief bill expected to pass unanimously Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has objected to a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that was expected to pass unanimously Friday. The bill is likely to next be considered when lawmakers return June 3....
17:52, 05/24/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since gaining control of the House of Representatives thi...
00:39, 05/03/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tuesday, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcro...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromis...
14:26, 06/13/2019

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
00:00, 06/12/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
15:39, 06/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
01:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
02:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
22:26, 05/01/2019

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber en...
16:00, 08/30/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
17:26, 06/20/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to neighboring China despite the country's poor human rights record....
09:52, 05/11/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
07:26, 05/15/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
18:26, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
13:26, 06/20/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled Hou...
05:00, 08/05/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to 'speak to country' after Lords pledge to pass bill blocking no deal – politics live Late-night Lords vote commits peers to passing Benn bill by end of Friday, before parliament is suspended. Follow for latest newsLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no deal blocked? Is...
09:26, 09/05/2019

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scanda...
03:39, 07/12/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....
11:13, 09/11/2019

Calif. lawmakers send dealer franchise bill to governor's desk After a similar bill was vetoed in 2018, California lawmakers passed dealer franchise legislation that would in part adjust the reimbursement rate retailers receive from automakers for warranty and recall service work....
16:26, 09/12/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
14:39, 05/08/2019

No. 2 House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The no. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said after a meeting at the White House on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on guns....
01:26, 09/11/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly...
06:26, 07/18/2019

UK lawmakers bring sleeping bags for long debate on Brexit bill Members of the UK’s House of Lords arrived at Parliament Wednesday with sleeping bags as they prepared for a marathon session to debate a bill that would stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU without a divorce deal, according to...
05:00, 09/05/2019

India lawmakers set to ratify bill to strip Kashmir, Jammu of autonomy Internet and communications remained down amid an ongoing lockdown in Kashmir Tuesday, a day after the Indian government said it would end the special autonomous status it's had for decades....
23:26, 08/06/2019

One-armed soccer player inspires one-armed 2-year-old, and vice versa When soccer player Carson Pickett met Joseph Tidd, 2, she became the role model she always wished she had. Both were born without a left forearm.       ...
23:26, 07/23/2019

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
02:52, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
23:52, 06/22/2019

NY lawmakers propose bill that would require cars to have rear-seat detection devices A state bill that would require car manufacturers to install a device to protect children from being abandoned in hot cars was introduced Friday as two twin babies who roasted to death in the Bronx were laid to rest in matching white caskets. Dozens ...
05:52, 08/03/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Bill On "Triple Talaq" In Rajya Sabha Today, BJP Issues Whip To Lawmakers The government has listed the contentious Triple Talaq Bill, which aims to curb the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce, for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The......
23:00, 07/29/2019

Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri, police say An armed man reportedly wearing body armor and pushing a shopping cart at a Walmart store in Missouri on Thursday led a store manager to pull the fire alarm and sent customers fleeing -- but an armed off-duty firefighter was able to detain the man un...
17:52, 08/09/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The...
13:39, 06/14/2019

Runaway Oregon Republican says lawmakers won't return to state until 'expensive' carbon tax bill scrapped One of the runaway Oregon Republican senators said they won’t return to the state until the “inefficient, complicated, and expensive” carbon tax is scrapped and a bipartisan solution is found....
17:52, 06/25/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
22:13, 06/27/2019

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
12:13, 09/05/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was placed on a bill in the final hours of the Legislature&...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
00:13, 05/04/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
10:26, 05/03/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
18:13, 05/24/2019

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Energy drinks and any beverages with at least 54 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fluid ounces were among t...
19:13, 05/02/2019

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and hi...
22:52, 07/24/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invas...
23:13, 07/27/2019

After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Florida Clarifies Its Directive to Kill Iguanas 'Whenever Possible' After Florida Man Gets Shot Earlier this month, Florida’s conservation authority urged homeowners to exterminate invasive green iguanas “whenever possible,” without the need for permits. The accidental shooting of a pool maintenance worker by an iguana hunter has now prompted s...
01:52, 07/30/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
13:39, 08/21/2019

Apple Gets Halfway to Allowing You to Repair Your Own Shit In an apparent flip on its position on independent repair operations, Apple this week announced that it will finally provide the parts and tools needed to perform “the most common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs” to independent businesses. But don’t g...
04:13, 08/30/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses....
23:00, 05/15/2019

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, accordin...
17:26, 06/06/2019

How former teachers are making $100,000 or more, and you can too Teachers are quitting their day jobs after making over $100,000 by advertising curated lesson plans on Pinterest. Lesson plan searches are up 59%.       ...
17:39, 07/01/2019

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
12:13, 09/05/2019

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Am...
14:26, 08/25/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. The la...
21:13, 05/21/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
22:13, 08/15/2019

NCAA to consider allowing student-athletes to profit from names The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service rep...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe -Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
22:52, 09/13/2019

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in power-purchase agreements....
02:52, 06/09/2019

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
07:52, 05/29/2019

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region. Taiwan’s parliament passe...
05:52, 05/30/2019

These places across the US have the most underpaid teachers K-12 teachers are some of the lowest paid professionals in the U.S. The average annual salary is $52,000, but some in major cities make $10,000 less.        ...
14:13, 05/07/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
20:00, 06/20/2019

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate in parades. “Participating in parades increases the risk of heat stroke and health related concerns re...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad Thanks Supreme Court For Allowing Him To Visit J&K Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu....
01:00, 09/17/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS allowing you to swipe for useful information From a totally redesigned UI and battery life improvements to faster Google Pay and bug fixes, no matter how big or small the update there’s no denying Wear OS by Google, as it’s now called, has come a long way since it was first introduced back in 2...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them.The company made the announcement after it completed a ...
13:13, 08/29/2019

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry ...
05:52, 08/01/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marij...
09:26, 05/29/2019

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
19:52, 08/16/2019

Italian coalition wins Senate vote allowing it to govern Italy's new governing coalition has been given the green light to govern after winning a confidence vote in the upper house of Parliament. But, after a heated debate, it was a close-run affair in the end....
20:39, 09/10/2019

Pink seesaws appear at border, allowing children in US and Mexico to play together A set of bright pink seesaws were installed between the United States and Mexico with children bopping up and down along the divide.        ...
19:00, 07/30/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names, image and likeness The NCAA is going to start talking about the idea of updating its rules to compensate college athletes. However, the organization maintains it will not consider any concepts that could be construed as payment for participation in college sports....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
00:39, 07/20/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
23:13, 08/13/2019

Teachers hustle to afford housing Elementary school teacher Stacie Baur in Pennsylvania teaches English to Chinese students via Skype to make ends meet.        ...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Toda...
04:39, 06/20/2019

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
00:26, 06/04/2019

The most underpaid teachers work in these places across the US K-12 teachers are some of the lowest paid professionals in the U.S. The average annual salary is $52,000, but some in major cities make $10,000 less.        ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

How to Calm Rowdy Kids, According to Teachers The idea of throwing a party for a gaggle of your kid’s friends sounds great in theory, but dealing with an additional five (six? Eight? A dozen?) children requires a special set of skills—the very kind a teacher has, in spades....
21:39, 08/21/2019

Why Teachers In This UP District Take Selfies Before Class Flooded with complaints about absent teachers in primary schools, officials in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have introduced a new attendance rule. To mark their attendance, teachers will now......
21:00, 07/17/2019

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The cit...
23:26, 07/03/2019

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval....
11:13, 06/26/2019

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist issue of soaring drug prices....
22:13, 07/31/2019

Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action targeting other tech giants in Silicon Valley....
11:00, 05/14/2019

How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big techIn the parallel moral universe known as the tech industry, the MIT media lab was Valhalla. “The engineers, designers, scientists and physicians who constitute the two ...
19:26, 09/14/2019

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out on Friday by a federal appeals court, which cited several errors by the trial judge....
00:52, 08/10/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
16:13, 07/31/2019

| IAAF takes action to halt order allowing Caster Semenya to run The IAAF has submitted a request to overturn an order allowing Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing a previous 20-day limit....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students...
17:00, 06/19/2019

New study: Teachers treat preschoolers like dummies? According to a new study, story time isn’t engaging enough for preschoolers, and teachers should try new techniques.        ...
21:52, 07/26/2019

Teachers, educators frustrated with state budget TUCSON – Tucson Education Association President Margaret Chaney tells News 4 Tucson she’s both frustrated and angry about Arizona’s statewide budget that was just signed into law this week. Chaney argues Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmaker...
08:52, 05/30/2019

Teachers are treating schoolkids like dummies: study Experts agree that reading to children is one of the best things parents and teachers can do to boost learning, especially when they are quizzed on the story. However, researchers have discovered that many instructors fail to ask enough questions — a...
04:27, 07/26/2019

Teachers grapple with teaching climate change Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. (May 15)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

California set to overhaul sex education guidance for teachers California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergartners about gender identity, discussing masturbation with middle schoolers and recommending books that...
22:00, 05/08/2019

2019 Tapas for Teachers event is underway Students hold “We Love Our Teachers” sign. Courtesy: Catalina Foothills School District Foundation TUCSON – Catalina Foothills School District Foundation is set to host the 2019 Tapas for Teachers. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1...
06:39, 08/15/2019

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though...
20:39, 06/23/2019

How to Help Teachers Get Classroom Supplies Before the New School Year It’s back-to-school shopping season, and not just for parents. A whopping 98 percent of teachers are responsible for purchasing their own classroom supplies without being reimbursed, the New York Times reported. And it’s no small sum: Teachers who ha...
03:52, 08/15/2019

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....
18:26, 05/02/2019

'The food is going': Teachers stranded in cyclone-hit Mozambique Headmaster Ernesto Parivos waits in his teacher training college in north Mozambique, watching for any signs that flood waters have eased as food supplies dwindle....
13:26, 05/01/2019

New law prevents New York schools from arming teachers NEW YORK (WNBC) – A new law in New York will prevent local school districts from authorizing teachers from carrying firearms on school grounds. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Wednesday. Guns send 8,300 kids a year to hospitals...
02:13, 08/02/2019

The Gifts Teachers Actually Want to Get at the End of a Long School Year The end of the school year is within sight. Teachers have likely been counting down the days until summer for months, but parents? Not so much. So if you, a parent, are trying to find a way to thank an educator for dealing with your spawn for 180+ da...
07:00, 05/17/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the la...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers hold rallies to highlight classroom condi...
21:52, 05/06/2019

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
02:39, 08/17/2019

Google Celebrates Teachers' Day With An Animated Doodle Teachers' Day 2019: In honour of Teachers' Day, today's Google Doodle shows an animated, smiling red octopus performing multiple tasks using its tentacles, including conducting experiments, solving......
05:00, 09/05/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing changes in the distribution segment of the industry...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Trump Restarts China Trade Talks, Signals Allowing Sales to Huawei President Trump agreed to allow sales of U.S. products to Huawei after he and his Chinese counterpart decided to resume trade talks. The U.S. also consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
11:00, 06/29/2019

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes a...
06:39, 08/18/2019

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market....
03:26, 06/18/2019

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief ...
12:26, 07/24/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action targeting other tech giants in Silicon Valley....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he praised the president for allowing him to include his team in the emotional ceremony. ...
21:52, 06/28/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
11:13, 04/29/2019

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
18:26, 06/17/2019

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
05:26, 07/18/2019

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
01:00, 08/01/2019

Utah teachers get lessons on active shooter drills Teachers in Utah are spending their summer learning how to shoot guns and protect their students as part of a training held by police to prepare educators for an active shooter scenario in their schools. (July 5)        ...
05:26, 07/06/2019

Over 1,000 Inmates From Delhi Prisons To Be Trained As Yoga Teachers More than 1,000 inmates of prisons in Delhi are going to be trained as yoga teachers within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Teachers at Mundo Verde, a DC charter school, are trying to unionize. Teachers at Mundo Verde, a DC charter school, are trying to unionize. The school has hired a union buster. Among the school’s board members: “the Communications Director at Change to Win Federation,” a federation... of unions. How unlikely!!...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel....
09:52, 07/11/2019

Many teachers need a side hustle to cover living expenses Stacie Baur teaches English to kids in China by teleconference for several hours each morning from her home to afford rent prior to her daily teaching job in Clairton, Penn.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Gadabout and VerVe donating school supplies to teachers TUCSON – Teachers will soon get a few new back-to-school items thanks to Gadabout SalonSpas and VerVe Salon employees. Employees and their children put together 150 goodie bags on Monday, July 22nd. They were filled with some of the most teache...
08:13, 07/23/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Catholic Teachers Ban ‘Evil’ Harry Potter Books Harry Potter books have been removed from a private Catholic school in Nashville because they include actual “curses and spells”, according to staff at the school. ...
12:00, 09/03/2019

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her gross mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program, court papers said. The American Federation of Te...
04:52, 07/12/2019

These stores are treating teachers to back-to-school discounts Some stores are treating teachers with special back-to-school discounts or holding events. Some have ongoing programs.       ...
07:52, 07/13/2019

California OKs new sex-ed guidelines for teachers despite objections from parents, protesters The California Department of Education approved controversial sex education guidelines for public school teachers Wednesday that encourage classroom discussions about gender identity and LGBT relationships, but removed five resources and books, inclu...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Preschool goes extra mile to celebrate teachers this week TUCSON – From countless hours grading papers to making sure their students leave their classrooms as better citizens of the world, there is no doubt that teachers play an important role in our society. But one week of the year, students, parent...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Turns Out There Could Be a Huge Catch-22 for Teachers Who Want to Carry Guns Now that former Parkland, FL, cop and Marjory Stoneman Douglas resource office Scot Peterson has been arrested for failing to confront gunman Nicolas Cruz during the 2018 mass shooting, a new wrinkle has arisen in the ongoing effort to arm school emp...
08:13, 06/06/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't handle it.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

District investigates California teachers in photo of noose A Southern California school district has placed four teachers on administrative leave after a photo surfaced showing the group smiling as one held a small noose in a classroom....
00:52, 05/11/2019

Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close Tens of thousands of teachers will air their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other protests, these teachers aren't fighting for higher pay....
21:00, 05/08/2019

TUSD teachers head back to school with raise TUCSON – Students at Tucson Unified School District are heading back to school on Thursday. The district held several teacher meet-and-greets throughout the community to get children ready for the start of the semester. TUSD teachers are going ...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Teachers in hot water after photo shows them smiling with noose Parents at a Southern California elementary school are calling for four staffers to be fired after a photo them posing and smiling with a noose. The principal of the Summerwind Elementary School is also in their targets, after she emailed the photo t...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Teachers Can Get a Free Premium Subscription to Calm's Meditation App Everyone knows that being a teacher can be a stressful occupational choice. The app Calm is aiming to make that slightly less so by offering teachers a premium subscription to its meditation app for free....
03:00, 08/18/2019

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure....
20:52, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market, a move that could usher in new competition or lead foreign carriers to buy up the local p...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
04:26, 06/22/2019

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of ...
16:39, 07/17/2019

Some districts, states scrambling to find teachers amid shortage Education Department to investigate complaint over Connecticut's policy on transgender athletes — Rhode Island edges closer to controlling Providence schools...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Mom ‘left for dead’ by school bully after reporting him to teachers: lawyer A New Jersey mother got “jumped” and beaten unconscious by a 13-year-old boy who had been bullying her son — just one day after she complained about the alleged torment, her lawyer says. The bully was one of three students who had b...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations.The US ambassa...
20:52, 07/17/2019

Teachers grapple with climate change: ‘A pretty scary topic’ Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. Online searches bring up materials produced by climate change doubters, lesson plans developed by the oil industry, and countless other si...
08:52, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the budget by raising teachers' salaries retroactively....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Photo with noose gets California school's principal, 4 teachers placed on leave Four elementary school teachers in Southern California were placed on administrative leave this week after a photo of them smiling while holding a noose circulated on social media. The school’s principal who reportedly took the photo is also on leave...
12:39, 05/11/2019

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, a...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Teachers host 24 school walk-ins to show citywide support for Red For Ed TUCSON – More than a year ago Tucson teachers took to the state Capitol chanting #RedforEd. The efforts paid off and Gov. Doug Ducey signed a funding plan, but educators say they want more. 24 schools in Southern Arizona are hosting walk-ins We...
16:39, 05/08/2019

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
04:39, 07/21/2019

City teachers fleeing New York at an alarming rate: report A staggering 41 percent of city teachers hired during the 2012-13 school year left the system during their first five years on the job, according to a new report. City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Monday that turnover among fledgling educators she...
01:52, 06/25/2019

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
23:39, 06/03/2019

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
13:00, 05/29/2019

South Carolina teachers take off for capital rally to ask for more funds, other reforms Teachers in South Carolina are planning a widespread rally on Wednesday for public protests to call for what they say are sorely needed reforms to the state school system....
16:13, 05/01/2019

YouTube blocked teachers who were uploading Hitler archival footage YouTube’s crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. The Google-owned platform announced a series of policy changes that will likely see h...
07:52, 06/08/2019

New NYC teachers given book with essay titled ‘Dear White Teacher’ A cadre of newly hired teachers will report to city schools this week following orientation sessions where they were given a book that includes an essay titled “Dear White Teacher,” The Post has learned. But unlike the Department of Education’s contr...
15:39, 09/04/2019

College majors with the lowest unemployment: Teachers well represented, but not well paid Teaching positions make up five spots on the list, but all of them have an average salary below $40,000 per year.        ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Teachers have to fill out test bubbles for gifted 4-year-olds Kids are being put to the test before they can even take them. Teacher and public school parent Melanie Kletter has penned an essay for education news site Chalkbeat about NYC’s controversial gifted and talented programs. The tests are currentl...
06:13, 09/11/2019

Trump admin reverses course on allowing temporary emergency deferrals for illegal immigrants facing deportation In a partial reversal, the Trump administration announced Monday it would resume the practice of considering whether to defer the deportations of certain people living in the U.S. illegally, on a temporary, case-by-case basis, after it abruptly suspe...
22:52, 09/02/2019

Rep. Lee Zeldin says Pelosi showed 'bad judgment' allowing anti-Israel imam to deliver House prayer Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., told "Fox & Friends" on Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had made "a bad call" by allowing a Texas imam with a history of anti-Israel comments to deliver the noon prayer in the House of Representatives last w...
07:52, 05/13/2019

Fact-checking claims Nadler is breaking precedent by allowing staff members to interview Barr House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is poised to hold a committee vote Wednesday to allow staff members to question Attorney General Bill Barr during a Thursday hearing. Barr has said he will not attend the hearing if the House Judiciary sticks to ...
08:26, 05/01/2019

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- including on the issue of the climate crisis....
18:26, 08/25/2019

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, th...
01:00, 06/21/2019

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...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
21:00, 07/16/2019

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....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for ...
07:52, 07/18/2019

"Don't Neglect Duty": Nitish Kumar's Subtle Warning To Agitating Teachers Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar issued a subtle warning to contractual teachers who were agitating on Thursday demanding regularisation of their jobs and other benefits, asking them to attend the......
02:26, 09/06/2019

Utah teachers attend firearms drills to prepare for active shooters At least 30 Utah teachers banded together to partake in a series of trainings where police instructed them how to use guns to respond to an active shooter....
05:13, 07/06/2019

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
00:52, 08/29/2019

City teachers union opposes plan to cut gifted school programs “Every community has children who could thrive in a gifted and talented program, and it is our responsibility to help our children reach their full potential," UFT boss Michael Mulgrew said in a statement....
04:26, 08/28/2019

Three sisters who all work as teachers in the state of Maine have decided to retire at the same time (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Bengal Primary Teachers Temporarily Withdraw Hunger Strike After 14 Days Teachers of primary school education in West Bengal temporarily withdrew the indefinite hunger strike on its 14th day, after the West Bengal government announced a hike in grade pay and reinstatement......
02:39, 07/27/2019

Main Bhi Driver? How Assam's Contract Teachers Protested Minister Remark Contractual teachers appointed through the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) in Assam over the years are so annoyed with State Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharyya that they have taken a page out......
23:26, 06/16/2019

City teachers flood sugar-daddy site for extra income It’s reading, writing and writhing. Hundreds of city teachers are boosting their incomes through lucrative liaisons with sugar daddies, according to the dating website SeekingArrangement.com, which pairs attractive young people with rich, typically o...
17:52, 07/29/2019

Quebec ban on religious symbols would fall heavily on hijab-wearing teachers The ruling Coalition Avenir Québec says the ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job isn’t aimed at a specific religion. But it has sparked an emotional debate in this province, where Muslims have been targeted with violence....
22:26, 04/28/2019

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material related to Adolf Hitler, saying they are breaching n...
14:13, 06/06/2019

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of ...
20:13, 07/11/2019

Students accused of putting bodily fluids in crepes served to teachers Authorities in Powell, Ohio, are investigating reports of students putting urine and semen into crepes eaten by teachers at Hyatts Middle School.        ...
15:52, 05/21/2019

These stores offer teachers discounts and are holding events. Is your favorite included? Target, Walmart, Michaels, Barnes & Noble and other stores are offering teachers discounts or holding events. Find out if your store is participating.       ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Married teachers found guilty of sexually abusing teen student A pair of Pennsylvania teachers has been found guilty of sexually abusing a former student, according to reports. Nicodemo Baggetta, 30, and wife Ruth Ann Baggetta, 37, were convicted Wednesday by a jury in Lackawanna County that deliberated for roug...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
22:52, 06/27/2019

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirms Lionel Messi has clause allowing him to leave club for free Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed team-mate Lionel Messi has a clause allowing him to leave the Catalan club for free at the end of any given season....
03:39, 09/07/2019

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

Tucson Sugar Skulls to have “5 De Mayo” Celebration & honor teachers at Saturday game TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team will be hosting the San Diego Strike Force on Saturday at the TCC. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Other game festivities include: “Teacher Appreciation Night”, Ballet Fol...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Middle school students allegedly fed urine and semen-filled crepes to teachers Worst class ever? A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine and semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report ...
02:26, 05/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
13:52, 07/08/2019

Teachers allegedly told to favor black students in ‘racial equity’ training In controversial “implicit bias” training, New York City’s public-school educators have been told to focus on black children over white ones — and one Jewish superintendent who described her family’s Holocaust tragedies was scolded and humiliated, ac...
22:13, 05/26/2019

Photos Surface of Teachers at a California School Laughing and Smiling With a Noose in Hand Parents in Palmdale, Calif., are calling for a principal and several teachers to be fired after a photo surfaced showing them laughing, smiling and posing with a noose that was reportedly discovered on campus....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....
22:26, 07/11/2019

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...
18:39, 05/09/2019

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
21:13, 06/07/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbols....
15:00, 09/10/2019

Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a different so...
13:13, 07/04/2019

LinkedIn is training food truck workers, teachers and athletes to fill the tech talent gap Since 2017, LinkedIn has launched three apprenticeship programs designed to bring non-traditional workers into its engineering, sales and recruiting ranks....
20:26, 08/24/2019

Picture of Smiling Teachers Holding Noose Lands All Four on Paid Leave Alongside Principal Four teachers in California decided to get cute and pose with a noose. Now, their bosses will decide if they, along with their principal, will receive their direct deposits from the school district or state unemployment....
16:13, 05/12/2019

TPD: 2 arrested for armed robbery at Walmart Gage Paynter & Paola Rochin / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department Twitter TUCSON –Two suspects in connection to an armed robbery incident were arrested, Tucson Police said on Thursday. Police identified 25-year-old Gage Paynter and 24-year-old Paola R...
20:26, 05/30/2019

LSU: No threat after armed intruder scare Reports of an armed intruder in the central part of the Louisiana State University campus caused panic Tuesday afternoon but university police found no threat present....
00:26, 08/21/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery at a KFC on southside TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is investigating reports of an armed robbery at a KFC on Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. According to officials, the KFC was robbed at gunpoint by several masked individuals. No suspects are in custody ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

TPD investigating violent armed robberies TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating armed robberies that have occurred around town. According to TPD, between May 18 and June 5, the suspect has committed at least four armed robberies. Police say the man has targeted mostly Domino&...
07:52, 06/07/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
13:26, 09/05/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers The accord is not final, and President Trump might not accept it, but the deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican national guard troops to the border with Guatemala....
05:39, 06/07/2019

South Korea will let you go for a hike along the heavily-armed DMZ Want to go for a hike along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea demilitarized zone? Now's your chance.        ...
23:13, 04/30/2019

Armed man busted outside New Jersey elementary school A Delaware man armed with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets was busted Thursday outside an elementary school in New Jersey, authorities said Friday. Thomas J. Wilkie was found in the front seat of his 2019 Mitsubishi SUV parked in the lot of...
02:13, 06/15/2019

PCSD looks for person of interest in May 20 armed robbery TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in identifying a person of interest that may have information about a recent bank robbery. On May 20, at the National Bank of Arizona near River Road and La Cholla Boulevard. A man showed the ...
05:52, 05/31/2019

Man ‘with no f–ks left’ lights up cigarette during armed robbery A St. Louis man who’s obviously seen a few things was caught on camera looking completely unphased as an armed thief held up the bar he was drinking in. At one point, the man can be seen lighting up a cigarette — keeping his cool the enti...
06:26, 08/30/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Suspect sought in U.S. Bank armed robbery Do you recognize him? Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a male suspect involved in a bank robbery in central Tucson on Monday. TPD says the suspect “implied a weapon and r...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his consti...
04:13, 08/11/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a kn...
07:39, 05/24/2019

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Armed Men Break Into Judge's House, Tie Him To Bed, Leave With Rs 500 A 50-year-old judge in Madhya Pradesh was held captive in his bedroom by a group of armed men who broke into his house in the early hours of Wednesday....
22:39, 09/04/2019

Suspect sought in Valero armed robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department Robbery Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Police say the suspect entered a Valero convenience store on Tucson’s southeast side and demanded money from an employee at ...
00:13, 07/26/2019

Brazil Bus Hijacker, Armed With Toy Gun, Shot Dead By Police A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after he held a busload of passengers hostage for several hours on a major bridge in......
00:26, 08/21/2019

Armed robbery suspect sought by Tucson police TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday. According to TPD, a man armed with a knife robbed a Family Dollar at 5089 S. Midvale Park Wednesday. ***CAN Y...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police.        ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

USA Today Headquarters Declared Safe After Report Of Armed Man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found......
18:52, 08/08/2019

Leader of armed border group to appear in court in New Mexico The leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to appear in court in New Mexico on Monday to face federal weapons charges....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Armed man at-large after ramming police cruiser during chase LIVE LOOK: Pima County Sheriff's Department said the man was last seen armed with a long gun at Ina Road and Featherstone Loop near Picture Rocks. http://bit.ly/2S9AKrK Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Thursday, July 11, 2019 PICTURE RO...
02:13, 07/12/2019

UA Police searching for armed robbery suspects after carjacking TUCSON — The University of Arizona police is searching for two suspects who were involved in an armed robbery and a carjacking. Authorities say the incident happened Saturday at the Main Gate Garage. That’s when two armed men forcefully t...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Armed man in custody after ramming police cruiser during chase PICTURE ROCKS, Ariz. – An armed man is in police custody after he reportedly rammed a Marana police cruiser during a vehicle chase Thursday morning. He was just captured — Marana Police Dept (@MaranaPD) July 12, 2019 Kyle Montgomery, 25, was ...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
09:26, 05/19/2019

Bank armed robbery suspect caught, police say Francisco Ivan Taddei / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect in connection to an armed robbery incident at U.S. Bank Branch earlier this week. Police identified the suspect as 34...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Two sought in connection to armed robbery south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for two people in connection to an armed robbery at a cell phone service retailer on the south side of Tucson. TPD announced Tuesday morning that a man and a woman are wanted for allegedly rob...
08:00, 08/21/2019

New Air Force nuclear-armed ICBMs to deploy by 2029 The Pentagon will have new, upgraded nuclear-armed Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles operational by 2029, launching a new era in nuclear weapons technology -- to include improved targeting, guidance technology and overall resilience against enemy a...
08:26, 06/21/2019

Armed man at Missouri Walmart said he was conducting a 'social experiment' Police in Missouri said a heavily-armed man who walked into a Walmart store days after gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in Texas told police it was a "social experiment" to test his Second Amendment rights....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Faces of war: Kurdistan’s armed struggle against Islamic State Since March 2015, the photographer and author Joey Lawrence has had unprecedented access to Kurdish guerrilla organisations fighting Isis, embedding himself into the Iraq and Syrian civil war. His powerful portraits of the fighters give a different p...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Virginia police search for armed man at USA Today headquarters The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or injuries....
22:26, 08/07/2019

Police: WVa woman killed by troopers was armed with hammer WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a woman who was fatally shot by troopers was armed with a claw hammer and lunged at an officer in a threatening manner. News outlets report police identified her Friday as 49-year-old Shawna Widemann...
00:13, 05/04/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Armed commuter chases after MTA bus to confront driver who left him behind A hotheaded commuter who just missed his bus Friday morning was so enraged that he hailed a cab, chased down the driver — and stuck a gun in his face for leaving him behind, police sources said. Tony Burnett, 28, was trying to board the M11 MTA...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Man armed with loaded rifle arrested at Missouri Walmart A 20-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition less than a week after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left 32 dead, police sa...
00:52, 08/10/2019

Air Force set for new nuclear-armed cruise missile for 2030 Should major global powers be immersed in a high-stakes, dangerous escalation of tension, raising the possibility of a nuclear confrontation, could the existence of a long-range nuclear-armed cruise missile provide that unique additional variable nec...
20:39, 07/10/2019

Armed man who sparked panic at Missouri Walmart is charged The 20-year-old man who sparked an active-shooter panic at a Missouri Walmart when he walked into the store in a ballistic vest and carrying an AR-style rifle told police he wanted to see whether the retailer “honored the 2nd Amendment,” ...
23:52, 08/10/2019

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for aggravated robbery after stealing nearly 30,000 Israeli shekels (about $8,300 US) from two banks in th...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Leader of New Mexico armed group denied bail The leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border pleaded not guilty to federal weapons charges on Monday and was denied bail....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
17:52, 07/19/2019

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
20:39, 06/28/2019

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesd...
20:13, 06/23/2019

Armed teen releases hostages after five-hour siege An armed teenager with reported links to the Gilet-Jaunes movement in France has released his final hostages after a siege lasting nearly five hours....
23:26, 05/07/2019

Man exonerated in armed robbery to walk free after 17 years GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man convicted for a 2001 armed robbery in suburban New Orleans has been exonerated after serving more than 17 years behind bars. The 2003 conviction of 41-year-old Royal Clark Jr. was vacated Thursday morning by a state judge in ...
19:26, 06/27/2019

Police say man found in wash killed during armed robbery TUCSON – Court records obtained by News 4 Tucson show that a man recently found dead in the Pantano Wash, may have been killed during an armed robbery. Tucson police say 18-year-old Kenneth Boyd targeted the man when he drove into Stefan Gollob...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Man armed with two kitchen knives is tasered at Gatwick Airport A man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport after attempting to go through security wielding a kitchen knife in each hand and making "threats to kill", police have confirmed....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Milwaukee police looking for homicide suspect kill armed man MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police searching for a homicide suspect fatally shot an armed individual, but the man they sought remains at large. Police say officers dressed in plainclothes were surveilling a car Tuesday morning, based on information th...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. The department’s robbery unit issued a felony arrest warrant for 21-year-old Victor Patrick Jacinto o...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Maximum Security owner: Churchill Downs 'greedy' for allowing 20 horses in Kentucky Derby Maximum Security owner Gary West believes Churchill Downs allows too many horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, saying "it’s like a rodeo out there."        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in wi...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
15:13, 07/21/2019

Cameroon: Kids bear the brunt as armed conflict continues In the English-speaking communities of Cameroon hit by a prolonged conflict, some children have not been to school for three years. Home schooling is an alternative for those parents who can afford it....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5 million in gold coins MEXICO CITY – Armed robbers broke into a Mexican government coin manufacturer on Tuesday and filled a backpack with more than $2 million worth of gold coins from a vault that had been left open, security officials said. The daylight robbery was...
03:26, 08/07/2019

Armed with iOS 0days, hackers indiscriminately infected iPhones for two years Enlarge (credit: Álvaro Ibáñez) Hackers exploited more than a dozen iOS vulnerabilities—most of them unpatched zerodays—in a two-year campaign that stole photos, emails, log-in credentials, and more from iPhones and iPads, researchers from Google’s...
06:00, 08/31/2019

USA Today HQ evacuated on reports of armed man, no evidence of violence or injuries Hundreds of office workers at the building, which houses other firms besides the newspaper, were brought outside by police, the USA Today reported on its website....
05:13, 08/08/2019

Police: Suspect arrested, another at large in Nico’s armed robbery Armed robbery at Nico’s Taco Shop at 2965 N. Campbell Avenue on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. TUCSON – Tucson police responded to an armed robbery incident at a restaurant in central Tucson early Tuesday morning. Police say two armed men entered Nico’s Tac...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Armed gang posed as single women on Tinder to lure men Swipe right with caution. Police in San Jose, California, arrested five people for allegedly staging a series of armed robberies, assaults and carjackings by asking unsuspecting men to meet “Victoria” or “Becky,” two fictional profiles they set up on...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
18:26, 06/06/2019

Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac fights off armed men trying to rob Mesut Özil’s car • Club ‘have been in contact with both players and they are fine’• Attempted robbery occurred in north London on ThursdayArsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac fought off two men wielding knives after he and team-mate Mesut Özil were attacked in north Lond...
00:26, 07/26/2019

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days...
14:52, 08/11/2019

Armed man who caused panic at Missouri Walmart says it was a 'social experiment' Dmitriy Andreychenko walked into a Walmart in Missouri equipped with body armor, a handgun and a rifle less than a week after a gunman killed 22 people in a Walmart in Texas. He says it was a "social experiment" -- and not intended to cause panic....
14:26, 08/11/2019

USA Today building in Virginia declared safe after report of armed man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no threat or evidence of a crime, police said....
06:26, 08/08/2019

Armed men tied up employees in ‘massive’ Diamond District heist At least three armed men tied up employees and cleaned out a jewelry store Sunday in a “massive” mid-day heist in Midtown, police said. The robbery was reported at 12:02 p.m. at 28 West 47th Street, which is listed as Avianne and Co., a s...
21:13, 08/25/2019

| Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir's near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on the restive region by the Hindu nationalist government....
11:26, 08/07/2019

Public helps Marana PD arrest a suspected armed robber MARANA – It was at a Motel 6 on Ina Road near the Interstate 10 when a teenage boy walked in and robbed the night clerk. The male subject displayed a handgun from his right pocket, pointed at the clerk and demanded money. It happened on June 18...
15:39, 07/16/2019

20-Year-Old Man Armed With Loaded Rifle Arrested At Missouri Walmart A 22-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition less than a week after mass......
22:52, 08/09/2019

The moment armed thieves strike in Diamond District heist Dramatic new video of the brazen midday holdup of a jewelry store in Midtown’s Diamond District reveals the moment an armed trio takes workers hostage. The nearly half-minute of additional surveillance footage of the heist — released by c...
23:13, 08/26/2019

Armed militants storm luxury hotel in Pakistan attack Security guard and attackers killed in assault at Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar, Balochistan provinceAt least three armed militants have stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan and exchanged fire with government forces.Local media said the fighters st...
21:52, 05/11/2019

Armed robbery suspect arrested after police pursuit in Coolidge COOLIDGE, Ariz. – A 49-year-old man was taken into custody Monday in connection to an armed banked robbery in Coolidge. According to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, robbery suspect Roy Rushing was spotted leaving a residence near Arizona B...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in Maduro’s inner circle....
04:13, 06/25/2019

Armed man arrested at Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, charged with felony Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, was charged with making a terrorist threat after allegedly carrying loaded rifle into Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.        ...
23:52, 08/10/2019

Suspect sought in armed robbery at south side Circle K TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. According to TPD, the man reportedly entered a Circle K on the south side and implied to an employe...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north President claims UN staff member was camouflaged ‘to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid in the Serb-dominated north of the country that has caused internationa...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Armed men steal $40 million of gold, metals from Brazil airport Armed men stole $40 million of gold and other precious metals on Thursday from a Sao Paulo cargo terminal at South America's busiest airport, taking two hostages, police said....
02:13, 07/26/2019

Armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield: engineer An armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the country's biggest, but there was no impact on production from the incident, a field engineer said on Monday....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the futu...
18:00, 05/10/2019

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious of the military, especially following a failed co...
00:00, 05/25/2019

U.N. report finds likely use of armed drone in Libya by Haftar or 'third party' United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces or a supporting "third party" in an attack last month on troops affiliated with Libya's internationally-recognized governmen...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Suspect arrested for multiple armed robberies in Tucson’s midtown TUCSON — A man suspected of multiple robberies in Tucson’s midtown is now behind bars. According to police, David Molina was identified as the suspect in six armed robberies. ARREST: David Molina has been identified as the suspect in 6 a...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Footage shows armed masked man stroll into police station A masked man entered a Bronx NYPD stationhouse and allegedly threatened cops with two knives over the weekend – but a judge allowed him back on the street after prosecutors put up no resistance. Terrifying footage shows the suspect — identified by so...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Armed Forces Should Be Ready To Combat Bio-Terrorism, Says Rajnath Singh The real threat in today's time is bio-terrorism, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday and called upon the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) of the SCO countries to devise ways to......
01:39, 09/13/2019

Colombia's armed forces on alert over Venezuela military exercises The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations' border that Colombia considers an open threat, a senior military commander said on Wednesday....
04:39, 09/12/2019

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
23:26, 06/04/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Poland marks Armed Forces holiday with military parade Poland has celebrated its Armed Forces national holiday with a parade that included more than 2,600 soldiers and a flyover by American F-15 fighter jets...
00:13, 08/16/2019

Guaido: 'The armed forces no longer back Nicolas Maduro' Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, says the army now backs a change of government. Guaido told DW that the military is no longer on the side of President Nicolas Maduro....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Millions without water in Libya as armed group cuts off supply Gunmen claiming to be loyal to Khalifa Haftar force shutdown in Tripoli and nearby citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been cut off after an armed group stormed a control room, leaving millions of people without wat...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Armed Men Steal Gold Worth $40 Million From Brazil Airport Armed men stole $40 million of gold and other precious metals on Thursday from a Sao Paulo cargo terminal at South America's busiest airport, taking two hostages, police said....
07:26, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and group of armed men Citywide general strike descends into chaos as officers fire teargas and rubber bulletsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group of men armed with poles as political unrest continues to roil the city.A citywide strike accom...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Fortnite champion 'swatted' as armed police descend on his home The newly-crowned winner of the Fortnite World Cup has become the latest victim of an online craze that sees pranksters call armed police to interrupt gamers during a live-stream....
12:39, 08/13/2019

Watch a man brazenly light a cigarette at gunpoint during an armed robbery If you think you’re cool under pressure, you’ve got absolutely nothing on a St. Louis man who — in a scene that could have easily been part of a Tarantino movie — calmly and brazenly lit a cigarette while the bar he was in was...
22:26, 09/01/2019

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
18:00, 07/08/2019

An armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield: engineer An armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the country's biggest, but there was no impact on production, a field engineer said on Monday....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Carli Lloyd faces the end armed with her most valuable weapon: anger At 36, the coming World Cup will likely be Carli Lloyd’s last. But, as always, others’ doubts will only make her more dangerousIt seemed like a fairly innocuous question – complimentary even. Carli Lloyd had been in such good form recently as the Wom...
12:26, 06/07/2019

EU peacekeepers warn Serb leader against dividing Bosnia's armed forces The European Union peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia warned the Serbian representative on Bosnia's presidency on Tuesday against saying anything to weaken the country's multi-ethnic armed forces after he made comments widely seen as divisive....
18:13, 05/14/2019

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
13:26, 06/08/2019

Woman armed with two machetes allegedly threatened to kill owner at ax-throwing bar She shouldn’t have “axed.” A homeless woman with a machete in each hand made the mistake of her life when she sidled into an ax-throwing bar in St. Petersburg — asked for one of their weapons — and was quickly shown the door by doze...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats of violence about any efforts to force the senator...
04:52, 07/06/2019

Man Refuses To Give Up Phone, Smokes Calmly During Armed Robbery. Watch Tony Tovar was at a bar in St Louis when an armed robber entered, and he remained totally unfazed. Surveillance footage shows him refusing to give up his phone and smoking as the robbery takes place....
06:52, 09/04/2019

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
13:26, 06/20/2019

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Tucson Police search for suspect in alleged armed robbery at Safeway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who was involved in a robbery at the Safeway on Grant. Officers tweeted a photo of the man they believe was involved in the incident. Police believe the suspect implied he had a gun at the time...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac fights off armed men trying to rob Mesut Özil’s car - video Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac fought off two men wielding knives after he and teammate Mesut Özil were attacked in north London on Thursday. In a video of the incident that has been circulated on social media, Kolasinac can be seen jumping out of...
10:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 3-USA Today building in Virginia declared safe after report of armed man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no threat or evidence of a crime, police said....
04:52, 08/08/2019

Man found guilty for murder, armed robbery at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to a 2017 midtown homicide was found guilty Tuesday afternoon. Back in March 2017, Scott Baucom was arrested after his associate, Mitchell Smith was found dead with obvious signs of trauma at an apartment...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly n...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Suspect In Armed Robbery Outside Lexington Club Arrested At Waffle House LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police said they caught up with a suspect at a local Waffle House after an armed robbery was reported early Sunday morning. Authorities say a bouncer reported being robbed at gunpoint just after 4 a.m. outsid...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base The agreement between Cambodia and China would give China an enhanced ability to assert contested territorial claims and economic interests in the South China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
11:39, 07/22/2019

Major General AK Dhingra Appointed 1st Armed Forces Special Ops Commander The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations by three services and will have elements from the Army, Navy and the Air Force....
12:52, 05/15/2019

Armed thug robs food delivery man of e-bike in East Harlem A food delivery man was robbed of his e-bike at gunpoint in East Harlem, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old was dropping off food on Fifth Avenue, near 127th Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by an armed man, cops said. &#...
20:52, 06/16/2019

Armed miners clash with indigenous tribe in Brazil, killing leader Armed gold miners in Brazil attacked an indigenous village in the Amazon this week, killing the group's leader and forcing members of the community to flee their homes, police said....
03:26, 07/29/2019

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......
10:39, 07/14/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
14:52, 05/17/2019

Cellphone store worker won’t be charged for fatally shooting armed robber Dramatic video footage trumpeted by the NRA showed the suspect holding a handgun wearing a hood as she strolled into a Metro PCS store last week, throwing something onto the employee’s desk. The store worker almost immediately reaches for his o...
11:26, 09/02/2019